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Alexander Payne
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Date of Birth: Feb 10, 1961

Country: USA

Biography: Director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents, Peggy (Constantine) and George Payne, ran a Greek restaurant. His father is of Greek and German ancestry, and his mother is of Greek descent; the family name was originally Papadopoulos. He has two older brothers.

Total Titles at Criticker: 13 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (10) | Director (9) | Actor (1)
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Downsizing (2017)
"Downsizing" follows a kindly occupational therapist who undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time. (imdb)
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Nebraska (2013)
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. (imdb)
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The Descendants (2011)
A land baron tries to re-connect with his two daughters after his wife suffers a boating accident. (imdb)
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Saidoweizu (2009)
Japanese remake of the film "Sideways". A middle-aged Japanese man travels to California to attend the wedding of his friend in America, and visit Napa Valley before the ceremony. (imdb)
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I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007)
Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station: two guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Grateful Chuck owes Larry his life, and Larry, a widower, calls in that favor big time when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. Easy.
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Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)
This documentary chronicles Jerry Harvey's emergence as a brilliant programmer at Z Channel, one of the country's first pay cable stations. It also explores Harvey's emotional and psychological descent, which eventually resulted in a shocking murder/suicide and the eventual demise of Z Channel itself. (IFCTV)
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Sideways (2004)
Two old friends set off on a wine-tasting road trip only to veer dizzily sideways into a wry, comedic exploration of the crazy vicissitudes of love and friendship, the persistence of loneliness and dreams and the enduring war between Pinot and Cabernet.
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About Schmidt (2002)
Warren Schmidt (Nicholson) has arrived at several of life's crossroads all at the same time. With no job, no wife, and no family, he is desperate to find something meaningful in his thoroughly unimpressive life. He sets out on a journey of self-discovery, exploring his roots across Nebraska in a 35-foot motor home. (New Line Productions)
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Jurassic Park III (2001)
Dr. Alan Grant (Neill) is now a happy man with the previous incidents of Jurassic Park now behind him. Grant is that happy that he announce in public, that nothing on Earth can persuade him back onto the islands. Maybe nothing, except Paul Kirby (Macy). Kirby and his wife, Amanda (Leoni) want a plane to fly them over Isla Sorna, with Dr. Grant as their guide. But not everything Kirby says is true... (imdb)
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Election (1999)
This satirical comedy uses a high school election as the backdrop to take an uncommon look at ambition, morality, desire, love and the lies we never cease telling ourselves.
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Citizen Ruth (1996)
An unintelligent, drug-addicted, recently impregnated woman finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to their side.
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The Passion of Martin (1991)
Alexander Payne's (Election) black comedy student film about Martin, a 30-something photographer who has made it his life quest to find his soulmate. (imdb comments)
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Carmen (1985)
Carmen (1985) - Short Film
A moronic gas station attendant is seduced by a woman in a story that runs parallel to the opera "Carmen".
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