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Alan Alda
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Date of Birth: Jan 28, 1936

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 48 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (48) | Director (5) | Writer (4)
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Marriage Story (2019)
A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes. (imdb)
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Horace and Pete (2016)
Horace and Pete (2016) - TV Mini-Series
Horace and Pete are the owners of a bar, which has been inherited through generations for a hundred years by whoever in their family had those names.
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Bridge of Spies (2015)
An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union. (imdb)
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The Longest Ride (2015)
THE LONGEST RIDE centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City's art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple. (imdb)
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50 Years of BBC Two (2014)
A celebration of the variety and breadth of comedy shown on the channel. From innovative and edgy shows by Spike Milligan and The League of Gentlemen, through to some of the most-loved classics such as The Office, Miranda and Fawlty Towers.
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50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. And Mrs. Kraus (2013)
A Philadelphia couple devise a plan to help 50 Jewish children escape Nazi Austria to the United States, despite the restrictive immigration policies in place at the time.
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Wanderlust (2012)
An urban couple branches out to live a more counter-culture lifestyle. (imdb)
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Tower Heist (2011)
When a group of hard working guys find out they've fallen victim to a wealthy business man's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence. (imdb)
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The Human Spark (2010)
An exploration of what makes humans different from other species.
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Behind the Burly Q (2010)
A look back at the Golden Age of American burlesque
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Diminished Capacity (2008)
A Chicago journalist (Broderick) suffering from memory loss takes leaves from his job and returns to his rural hometown, where he bonds with his Alzheimer's-impaired uncle Rollie (Alda) and his old flame (Madsen). Quickly a plan is hatched for the trio to head to a memorabilia convention in the city, where Rollie hopes to sell a rare baseball card that has gained the attention of local ne'er-do-wells intent on scheming the old man out of a potential fortune. (imdb)
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Flash of Genius (2008)
Robert Kearns takes on the Detroit automakers who he claims stole his idea for the intermittent windshield wiper.
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Nothing But the Truth (2008)
In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.
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Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
One night after leaving the paper, sports reporter Erik Kernan sees a gang of thugs beating up a homeless man. He notices how well the grizzly old fellow can take a punch. He bobs, he weaves, he lands a few good ones himself until Erik chases the thugs away, who leave jeers of how they beat "The Champ" in their wake. Erik realizes he has just rescued the legendary "Battling Bob Satterfield" and stumbled on the story of a lifetime. Rumor had it that Satterfield was dead...and yet here he was. (Yari Film Group Releasing)
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The Aviator (2004)
A biographical chronicle which charts the early years of famous tycoon, Howard Hughes, whose eclectic career spanned across everything from oil, to film, casinos, and aviation.
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What Women Want (2000)
Nick, a somewhat chauvanistic advertising exec hot shot, has his life turned haywire when a fluke accident enables him to hear what women think. At first all he wants to do is rid himself of this curse, until a wacky psycologist shows him that this could be used to his advantage! His first target is Darcy McGuire, the very woman that got the promotion he wanted. But just as his plan is beginning to work, love gets in the way...
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Keepers of the Frame (1999)
An exploration of film preservation and restoration in the United States. (imdb)
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The West Wing (1999)
Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House. (imdb)
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The Object of My Affection (1998)
George and Nina seem like the perfect couple. They share a cozy Brooklyn apartment, a taste for tuna casserole dinners, and a devotion to ballroom dancing. They love each other. There's only one hitch: George is gay. And when Nina announces she's pregnant, things get especially complicated. Vince - Nina's overbearing boyfriend and the baby's father-wants marriage. Nina wants independence. George will do anything for a little unqualified affection, but is he ready to become an unwed surrogate dad? (imdb)
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Mad City (1997)
A network television journalist is banished to a backwater station for bad behavior on the job. He meets a security guard who got laid off and the two form a bond of mutual need which changes the course of their lives forever. (Warner Bros.)
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Murder at 1600 (1997)
Murder inside the White House! Who did it -- and why? That's what a hardnosed D.C. homicide cop (Snipes) and hair-triggered Secret Service agent (Lane) uncover in this mystery packed with suspects, cover-ups, covert agents, daring action and an overseas crisis that could blow at any instant. (Warner Bros.)
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Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Holden and Skylar are in love with each other. Skylar lives with a large and extended family on Manhattan... (imdb)
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Flirting with Disaster (1996)
In a quest to find his biological parents, Mel Coplin (Stiller) -- joined by his wife (Arquette) and a sexy adoption counselor (Leoni) -- embarks on a cross country search for his "roots." (Miramax)
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Jake
Jake is a writer. He is married to Maggie, but his marriage is in trouble. He cannot stop thinking about other women in his life, characters he invents conversations with. He is constantly talking to: his deceased wife Julie, his daughter Molly, his sister Karen, and his psychiatrist Edith... (imdb)
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Canadian Bacon (1995)
The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada. (imdb)
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White Mile (1994)
Cutthroat advertising executive Dan Cutler organizes a whitewater-rafting business trip meant to inspire male bonding between his employees and clients. But when the raft capsizes and several of the men turn up dead, Cutler attempts to cover up his negligence in the face of a lawsuit by one of the widows--forcing his young protege and accident survivor Jack Robbins to choose between loyalty and the truth. (cduniverse.com)
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Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Larry and Carol are fairly normal New Yorkers who have sent their son off to college. They meet an elderly couple down the hall and later in the week find that the wife has suddenly died. (imdb)
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And the Band Played On (1993)
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it. (imdb)
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Whispers in the Dark (1992)
A psychiatrist is helping a patient who has a submissive and very satisfying sexual relationship with her lover. A new man the psychiatrist is seeing turns out to be her patient's lover. When someone is murdered, the psychiatrist must decide whether the lover is a homicidal maniac or someone she loves. (imdb)
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Betsy
A father anxious to throw a lavish wedding for his not so keen daughter falls foul of his depleted finances and has to enlist the help of his brother in law, who has Mob connections.
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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
The film's title indicates the themes of two separate stories: 1) a renowned opthalmologist is desperate to cut off an adulterous relationship...which ends up in murder; and 2) an ethically frustrated documentary filmmaker woos an attractive television producer while making a film about her insufferably self-centered boss. (MGM)
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Sweet Liberty (1986)
Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very infatuated with Faith who will play the female lead in the movie. At the same time, he is fighting with his crazy mother who thinks the Devil lives in her kitchen, and his girlfriend who is talking about commitment. (imdb)
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The Four Seasons (1981)
Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises. (imdb)
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The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment...
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Same Time, Next Year (1978)
A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year... (imdb)
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California Suite (1978)
4 totally different and seperated stories of guests in a hotel. Maggie Smith and Michael Caine came from England to attend the Oscars; Jane Fonda came from New York, Alan Alda is her ex who lives in California; in the slapsticky part Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor and their wives come to the hotel to relax and play tennis and find there is only one room vacant... (imdb)
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Kill Me If You Can (1977)
The story of Caryl Chessman, a convicted California rapist who spent 12 years on death row before finally being executed.
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Free to Be... You & Me (1974)
Using poetry, songs, and sketches, the basic concept was to salute values such as individuality, tolerance, and happiness with one's identity; a major thematic message is that anyone, whether a boy or a girl, can achieve anything one wants. (Wikipedia)
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Isn
A small-town sheriff is confronted with the deaths of local senior citizens and strange goings-on in his town. (imdb)
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To Kill a Clown (1972)
A young hippie couple rent a secluded cabin on the beach in an attempt to re-connect with each other and save their marriage. Unfortunately, the man they rented the cabin from is a military-brat sociopath (Alan Alda) with two dogs more vicious than his temper. (imdb)
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M*A*S*H (1972)
M*A*S*H (1972) - TV Series
The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation. (imdb)
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The Glass House (1972)
A young guard and a college professor convicted of manslaughter both start their first day in prison. (imdb)
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The Mephisto Waltz (1971)
Alan Alda plays a classical piano player on the rise who befriends a famous player himself who's at death's door. Unknown to Alda, the guy is a satanist, who arranges to have thier souls switch places at his death, so that he can be young again and continue to play piano (thus needing a skilled piano player like Alda to switch bodies with). (imdb)
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Jenny (1970)
Filmmaker marries pregnant girl in order to avoid the draft. (Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide)
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The Moonshine War (1970)
A revenuer tries to destroy a sadistic bootlegger's still. (TCM.com)
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The Extraordinary Seaman (1969)
Lt. Commander Finchhaven (David Niven), a ghostly relic from the First World War, he had fallen down dead drunk on his first assignment and been consigned from the great beyond to sail the seas until a further opportunity arises to redeem his actions. During the Second World War, he is encountered by a quartet of American seamen that includes Lt. Morton Krim (Alan Alda) and cook W.J. Oglethorpe (Mickey Rooney)... (imdb)
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Paper Lion (1968)
Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article. (imdb)
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Gone Are the Days! (1963)
A young, idealistic man returns home to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. With him, he brings his fiance, Lutiebelle, in hopes of convincing the plantation owner that she is really his cousin in order to secure the family inheritance. To aid in the comic complications that follow are his family members Missy and Gitlow, and the plantation owners endearing (but ineffectual) son Charlie. (imdb)
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