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Barbara Hershey
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Date of Birth: Feb 5, 1948

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 67 - You've Seen 67

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Titles You've Ranked (67)
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Insidious Insidious (2010)
Summary: A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (imdb)
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Black Swan Black Swan (2010)
Summary: BLACK SWAN is a psychological melodrama in which Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman), a dancer in a New York ballet company, hopes desperately to play a greater part in the coming season, a season that choreographer Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) informs the company will include a new production of "Swan Lake."
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Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972)
Summary: A Harvard graduate transports a load of marijuana from Boston to Berkeley, California. (imdb)
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Defenseless Defenseless (1991)
Summary: A lawyer is hired to defend an old college friend accused of murdering her husband. (imdb)
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Flood! Flood! (1976)  - TV Movie
Summary: After several weeks of heavy rainfall, the dam above Brownsville is short from running over. However the mayor refuses to open it's gates, because he fears for the fishes in the lake... and paves the way for disaster. (imdb)
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Passion Flower Passion Flower (1986)  - TV Movie
Summary: The movers and shakers in Singapore get involved in behind-the-scenes political and business activities, romantic entanglements, and murder. Nicol Williamson plays the wealthiest man in Southeast Asia. Barbara Hershey is his married antagonistic daughter who starts an affair with an ambitious American banker (Bruce Boxleitner) and who also seems to have the attention of her father. John Waters plays Hershey's totally despicable husband. (imdb)
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Take This Job and Shove It Take This Job and Shove It (1981)
Summary: The "Alison Group" has bought four beer breweries in difficulties. The young but rising top manager Franck Macklin is sent to reorganize one of them - the one which happens to be the main company in his home town. At first his old buddies are reluctant to have him as new boss, but since he can't save all of them from the severe changes, the climate soon changes. (imdb)
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Paris Trout Paris Trout (1991)
Summary: Paris Trout is a vile Southern bigot. He owns a store and is a loanshark. He often sues people, and so his lawyer, Harry Seagraves, eventually meets Paris' wife Hannah. A former schoolteacher, she made the mistake of her life when she married Paris, who brutalizes her. Soon Paris goes beyond the overgenerous bounds of what a man in his position can get away with even in the segregated South, leading to a spiral of perverse insanity. (imdb)
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The Liberation of L.B. Jones The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
Summary: A Southern lawyer uncovers the truth about a slain undertaker. (imdb)
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Heaven with a Gun Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Summary: In the small western town Vinegarroon the conflict between cattle and sheep breeders escalates. When a stranger appears in the town, the ranchers suspect he's a gun man, hired by the sheep breeders. But Jim Killian turns out to be a priest - a tough one however, who soon shall make unscrupulous rancher Esa Beck's life quite harder. (imdb)
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The Baby Maker The Baby Maker (1970)
Summary: Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She accepts but finds that knowing the parents, and developing a relationship with them for the entire pregnancy complicates the simple arrangement. (imdb)
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The Bird Can The Bird Can't Fly (2007)
Summary: Melody returns home to Fairlands for the funeral of her estranged daughter June. But the town has almost disappeared under the encroaching desert. She also has to confront the fact that she has a 10-year-old grandson, River, whose existence she knew nothing about. Melody decides to take River away with her but he resists. He has worked out a plan to survive by breeding the ostriches he and his mother used to feed.
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Angel on My Shoulder Angel on My Shoulder (1980)  - TV Movie
Summary: Criminal dies and goes to hell, and is given one last chance to redeem himself by helping a respected judge. (imdb)
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Diamonds Diamonds (1975)
Summary: Shaw plays a jaded British aristocrat who decides to become a jewel thief in order to get back at his brother (also played by Shaw), a security expert who has constructed an impregnable vault in Israel where a cache of diamonds are stashed. The tired plot concerns the intricate preparations for the diamond theft and the time-consuming task of cracking the safe. Shaw organizes a gang consisting of Roundtree and Hershey. Winters is also on hand as an American widow who tries to seduce Shaw. (allmovie.com)
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Trial by Combat Trial by Combat (1976)
Summary: A group of British aristocrats, who call themselves "Knights of Avalon", isn't content with the system of justice and executes judgment themselves. Instead of just killing the people they believe guilty, they give 'em a chance in traditional combat. When one day Sir Grifford witnesses their sessions, they have to remove him too. His son and heir, Sir John from America, starts to investigate with help from Ms. Marion and Colonel Cook from Scotland Yard. (imdb)
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Answers to Nothing Answers to Nothing (2011)
Summary: Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see. (imdb)
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The Sinister Saga of Making The Sinister Saga of Making 'The Stunt Man' (2000)  - Direct-to-Video
Summary: Feature-length documentary about the difficulties of making Richard Rush's "The Stunt Man."
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Gidget Gidget (1965)  - TV Series
Summary: Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in Southern California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, an obtuse but lovable psychology student. Gidget spends most of her free time, hanging out with friends and surfing at the beach. She also has a knack for getting in and out of trouble. Gidget speaks to the audience during her journey to adulthood, letting them know exactly what's on her mind and what she's discovered about life. (imdb)
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The Monroes The Monroes (1966)  - TV Series
Summary: Five orphans try to survive as a family on the frontier. (imdb)
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The Public Eye The Public Eye (1992)
Summary: Story of a 1940s photographer who specializes in crime and in not getting involved... until this time. (imdb)
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Drowning on Dry Land Drowning on Dry Land (1999)
Summary: A taxi driver picks up a fare in Manhattan. She offers the driver a large sum to drive her to the desert. While the pair drive across the country, the woman tries various strategies to lure the driver into conversation. Despite his reticence, the pair begins a tumultuous and steamy relationship. (imdb)
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Frogs for Snakes Frogs for Snakes (1998)
Summary: Eva is a legit actress, who also does debt collecting jobs on the side for her ex-husband, loan shark Al. She doesn't want to go on with collecting, but Al asks her to do one last job, finding a missing $600,000 stolen from him by Flav. (imdb)
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Albert Schweitzer Albert Schweitzer (2009)
Summary: Schweitzer's reverence for life leads him to speak out against the testing of hydrogen bombs.
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Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (2008)  - TV Movie
Summary: A sequel to Anne of Green Gables series
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Damien Damien (2016)  - TV Series
Summary: After discovering his origins, Damien Thorn must cope with life as the Anti-Christ. (imdb)
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The 9th Life of Louis Drax The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016)
Summary: A psychologist who begins working with a young boy who has suffered a near-fatal fall finds himself drawn into a mystery that tests the boundaries of fantasy and reality. (imdb)
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Insidious: Chapter 2 Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
Summary: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. (imdb)
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Stay the Night Stay the Night (1992)  - TV Movie
Summary: Based on a true story, Barbara Hershey and Morgan Weisser portray two star crossed lovers who will stop at nothing to be together without any ridicule. "Stay the Night" tells the dark tale of the controversial romance of a small town teenage boy named Michael Kettman and a free-spirited older woman named Jimmie Sue Finger, who suffers from an abusive marriage.
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Love Comes Quietly Love Comes Quietly (1973)
Summary: An American returns to his native Dutch village in the nineteen thirties and causes a sensation there. When his pregnant daughter starts an affair with the son of the local cheese-factory owner, the conservative village starts to despise the hippie-girl. (imdb)
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A Man Called Intrepid A Man Called Intrepid (1979)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: During World War II, a wealthy Canadian uses his own money to help the Allies form an espionage network. (imdb)
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Passion Passion (1999)
Summary: Inspired by the life of eccentric Australian pianist and composer Percy Grainger, this film, set in the early 1900s, focuses on his early career in London. Concentrating mainly on Grainger's strange relationship with his mother, it also looks at his rather peculiar behavior with other women in his life. (tribute.ca)
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Hunger Point Hunger Point (2003)  - TV Movie
Summary: The Hunter family is dominated by endless, extreme dieting. One daughter rebels to have a life as a nurse, but feels guilty. Her perfect-considered sister, a workaholic law student, has to be interned for an eating disorder. After mother resists therapy a fatal incident occurs and the parents' marriage is wrecked.
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Americana Americana (1983)
Summary: In a small town in rural Kansas, a troubled veteran attempts to restore an old merry-go-round ride. (imdb)
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The Pursuit of Happiness The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)
Summary: A young college student is sent to prison as much for killing a pedestrian with his car as for not paying his parking tickets... (imdb)
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The Stunt Man The Stunt Man (1980)
Summary: A fugitive stumbles on a movie set just when they need a new stunt man, takes the job as a way to hide out, and falls for the leading lady. (imdb)
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Beaches Beaches (1988)
Summary: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years. (imdb)
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Swing Kids Swing Kids (1993)
Summary: The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US... (imdb)
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A Soldier A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Summary: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story... (imdb)
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Boxcar Bertha Boxcar Bertha (1972)
Summary: During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad.
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The Natural The Natural (1984)
Summary: An average baseball player comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
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Tin Men Tin Men (1987)
Summary: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore. (imdb)
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Falling Down Falling Down (1993)
Summary: An unemployed defence worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them. (imdb)
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The Last Temptation of Christ The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
Summary: At his execution, Jesus is tempted by an alluring image of a peaceful and pleasant life with Mary Magdelene to try to get him to refuse the sacrifice he must make (imdb)
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Hoosiers Hoosiers (1986)
Summary: A man (Hackman) gets a last-chance job coaching a small-town Indiana high-school basketball team and faces the dual challenge of bringing this underdog team to the 1951 state championship and redeeming himself from a mysterious past. (MGM)
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Hannah and Her Sisters Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Summary: During a Thanksgiving Day party we make aquaintance with a numerous and problematic family. The leading characters are three sisters: Lee, the woman of Frederick, an old misanthrope painter; Holly, who dreams of becoming a writer, or an actress; Hannah, famous actress, beautiful, intelligent, good mother, good wife, good sister, in short perfect, the pivot of the family...
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Lantana Lantana (2001)
Summary: The life of various people in Australia are intertwined by the disappearance of a female psychiatrist who was, in turn, connected, directly or indirectly to all of them
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Riding the Bullet Riding the Bullet (2004)
Summary: A classic coming-of-age tale in which a young man must face his own mortality and the death of a loved one. (Motion Picture Corporation of America)
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The Right Stuff The Right Stuff (1983)
Summary: Director Philip Kaufman and a stellar cast -- including Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn and Ed Harris -- chronicle NASA's early transition from breaking the sound barrier in 1947 to the expeditions of the Mercury astronauts in the 1960s. Richly variegated and surprisingly funny, this film adaptation of a novel by Tom Wolfe brilliantly depicts the personal, political and technological achievements it took for America to get ahead in the space race.
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11:14 11:14 (2003)
Summary: 11:14 tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. It's a sort of musical chairs with a corpse, with the structurally intriguing storytelling style of "Memento" and "Run Lola Run." (Media 8 Entertainment)
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The Portrait of a Lady The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Summary: Isabel Archer, an American heiress and free thinker travels to Europe to find herself. She tactfully rebuffs the advances of Caspar Goodwood, another American who has followed her to England. Her cousin, Ralph Touchett, wise but sickly becomes a soulmate of sorts for her. (imdb)
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Last of the Dogmen Last of the Dogmen (1995)
Summary: A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he returns to find some answers. (imdb)
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The Stranger Beside Me The Stranger Beside Me (2003)  - TV Movie
Summary: While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, Ann Rule becomes friends with Ted Bundy. Based on a book by Ann Rule. (imdb)
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A Killing in a Small Town A Killing in a Small Town (1990)  - TV Movie
Summary: A seemingly modest and reserved woman in a small town has become the chief suspect of a brutal ax murder.
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A World Apart A World Apart (1988)
Summary: A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents, and she must piece together what's happening around her when her father disappears one night, barely evading arrest, and, not long after, her mother is detained by the authorities... (imdb)
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Tune in Tomorrow... Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
Summary: Pedro Carmichael (Peter Falk) is an outrageous radio drama screenwriter, and he draws influence from Martin and Julia's (Reeves and Hershey) love story, as well as his irrational hatred of Albanians.
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Last Summer Last Summer (1969)
Summary: During summer vacation on Long Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot that has violent results. (imdb)
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Return to Lonesome Dove Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: 'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. (imdb)
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A Dangerous Woman A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Summary: Martha Horgan is mentally slow. She lives with her aunt Frances. She is known for NEVER lying. This causes her to get fired from her job; she tells on 1 of the other store employees, Getso, for taking 20 dollars out of the cash register. The owner thinks MARTHA did it, her being mentally slow and all. Back at the house, Mackey, who does odd jobs hears that Frances needs a worker to fix her porch. He ends up working there, only to become intimately involved with Martha. (imdb)
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Abraham Abraham (1994)  - TV Movie
Summary: The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to the promised land of Canaan with the promise that if he does so, his descendants will become a great and numerous tribe. His obedience, as well as that of his children and grandchildren, is severely tested as they prove their faith to God. (imdb)
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With Six You Get Eggroll With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)
Summary: Abby McClure, a widow with three sons, and Jake Iverson, a widower with a teen-age daughter, get fixed up. They start dating and decide to get married. They're not prepared for the hostile reactions from their children, especially Jake's daughter Stacy, who wants to be the woman of the house, and Abby's oldest son Flip, who hates Jake. (imdb)
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Splitting Heirs Splitting Heirs (1993)
Summary: A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the heir. He comes to hate the American who is his boss, his friend, and the man who has stolen the woman after whom he lusts. (imdb)
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The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder (1974)
Summary: In this drama, a Vietnam vet, living in the psycho ward of a V.A. hospital, has difficulty coping with the crazy world he returned home to (All Movie Guide)
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Shy People Shy People (1987)
Summary: Writer Jill Clayburgh wants to remove her coke-addicted daughter Martha Plimpton from the corruptive environs of Manhattan. When assigned to write an article about family trees, Clayburgh, with daughter in tow, heads to the bayous of Louisiana, there to seek out an elusive great-uncle--and, it is hoped, to give Plimpton a new start in life... (All Movie Guide)
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The Entity The Entity (1981)
Summary: Carla Moran awakens one night to find herself being beaten and raped by an unseen presence. Terrified of what's happening to her, and shunned by friends and family who think she's lost her mind, she seeks help from parapsychologists. The researchers soon discover that evil spiritual force has been drawn to Carla and is responsible for the violent attacks. The question now, however, is how do they stop it? Based on a supposedly true story. (imdb)
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The Last Hard Men The Last Hard Men (1976)
Summary: In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade the lawman who not only captured him but was also responsible for the death of Provo's wife, at least in Provo's mind.(imdb)
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Outer Space Outer Space (2000)  - Short Film
Summary: A premonition of a horror film, lurking danger: A house - at night, slightly tilted in the camera's view, eerily lit - surfaces from the pitch black, then sinks back into it again. A young woman begins to move slowly towards the building... (imdb)
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Breakfast of Champions Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Summary: Based on the novel by Kurt Vonnegut, this is the story of Dwayne Hoover (Willis), the most respected business man in Midland City, who is on the verge of a nervous breakdown. When Hoover meets Kilgore Trout (Finney), a misunderstood and impoverished writer, their two worlds collide, setting forth a ripple of events that will alter both men's lives -- along with Midland City forever. (Hollywood Pictures)