Barry Levinson

Barry Levinson

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 4 (Actor), 35 (Director), 13 (Writer)

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    The Survivor
    Post World War II, Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by memories and guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing legends like Rocky Marciano as a way to find his first love again.
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    Dopesick
    Dopesick (2021) - TV Mini-Series
    The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America's struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA.
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    Paterno
    Paterno (2018) - TV Movie
    The film centers on Joe Paterno, who, after becoming the winningest coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims. (imdb)
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    The Wizard of Lies
    A chronicle of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, which defrauded his clients of billions of dollars. (imdb)
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    The Humbling
    An aging actor with bouts of dementia and related issues is institutionalized after an incident during a Broadway play, then returns home, where he contemplates suicide. When he embarks upon an affair with a friend's amoral lesbian daughter, his world starts to fall apart. It ends on stage, with even Axler's audience and fellow actors unsure what's real and what's not. (Wikipedia)
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    Rock the Kasbah
    A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star. (imdb)
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    The Bay
    Acclaimed writer-director Barry Levinson gorily switches gears for this mock-doc eco-apocalypse thriller about a seaside town that becomes a breeding ground for a terrifying nest of parasites. (tiff.net)
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    You Don\
    A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian. (imdb)
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    PoliWood
    An in-depth look at the Democratic and Republican national conventions held during the 2008 U.S. Presidential election year. (imdb)
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    What Just Happened
    Two weeks in the life of a fading Hollywood producer (De Niro) who's having a rough time trying to get his new picture made.
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    Man of the Year
    What would happen if one of the nation's funniest men became its leading one? This film answers just that question in a comic tale of an entertainer's accidental rise to power. (Universal)
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    Envy
    Tim (Stiller) and Nick (Black) are best friends, neighbors and co-workers, whose equal footing is suddenly tripped up when one of Nick's harebrained get-rich-quick schemes actually succeeds: Vapoorizer, a spray that literally makes dog poop, or any other kind for that matter, evaporate into thin air. Tim, who had poo-pooed Nick's idea and passed on an opportunity to get in on the deal, can only watch as Nick's fortune -- and Tim's own envy -- grow to equally outrageous proportions. (DreamWorks)
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    A Uniform Used to Mean Something...
    Jerry Seinfeld and Superman hang out in Manhattan, comically chatting about everything from restaurant reservations to the essence of being the Man of Steel. But not even Superman can completely save the day when Jerry's DVD player gets stolen.
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    Hindsight Is 20/20...
    Jerry Seinfeld and Superman continue their humorous banter during a road trip. When Jerry's keys get locked in his car, not even Superman's helpful suggestions can prevail.
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    Bandits
    When the suave, irresistible Joe (Willis), and his hypochondriac partner Terry (Thornton) escape from prison, they cut a swath from Oregon through California, robbing banks in order to finance their scheme for a new and somewhat legitimate life south of the border. (MGM)
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    An Everlasting Piece
    Against the turbulent backdrop of Belfast in the 1980s, two fellow barbers -- Colm, a Catholic, and George, a Protestant -- form an unlikely partnership to corner the toupee market in Northern Ireland. (DreamWorks)
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    Liberty Heights
    Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955. Racial integration comes to the high school, TV is killing burlesque, and rock and roll is pushing the Four Lads off the Hit Parade. Ben, a high school senior, and his older brother Van are exploring "the other": in Ben's case, it's friendship with Sylvia, a Black student; with Van, it's a party in the WASP part of town and falling for a debutante, Dubbie... (imdb)
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    Sphere
    A new dimension in thrills in the deep-water, deep-suspense sci-fi adventure centered on a spacecraft that plunged into the Pacific -- 300 years ago. (Warner Bros.)
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    Wag the Dog
    Wickedly fictional with historical overtones truer than many care to admit, Wag The Dog examines the blurred lines between politics, the media and show business.
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    Sleepers
    Four boys growing up in Hell's Kitchen play a prank that leads to an old man getting hurt. Sentenced to no less than one year in the Wilkenson Center in upstate New York, the four friends are changed by the beating, humiliation and sexual abuse by the guards sworn to protect them. Thirteen years later and a chance meeting lead to a chance for revenge against the Wilkenson Center and the guards. (imdb)
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    Disclosure
    A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life. (imdb)
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    Jimmy Hollywood
    Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems with short-term memory. Jimmy's vigilante alter ego soon becomes a media wonder--but Jimmy remains a total unknown and his long-suffering girl friend Lorraine is getting fed up with the whole situation. (imdb)
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    Toys
    An eccentric toymaker finds his family business horribly misused by his militaristic uncle who is bequeathed control of the company. (imdb)
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    Bugsy
    The story of how Bugsy Siegel started Las Vegas. (imdb)
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    Avalon
    A Russian Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land. (imdb)
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    Rain Man
    Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
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    Good Morning, Vietnam
    An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the US Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam. (imdb)
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    Tin Men
    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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    Young Sherlock Holmes
    Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson meet as boys in an English Boarding school. Holmes is known for his deductive ability even as a youth, amazing his classmates with his abilities. When they discover a plot to murder a series of British business men by an Egyptian cult, they move to stop it. (imdb)
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    The Natural
    An average baseball player comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
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    Diner
    Set in 1959 Baltimore, writer-director Barry Levinson's debut film focuses on a group of pals on the brink of adulthood who find solace at the local diner. The late-night banter between groom-to-be Eddie (Steve Guttenberg), best man Billy (Tim Daly), womanizer Boogie (Mickey Rourke), music addict Shrevie (Daniel Stern) and quirky Modell (Paul Reiser) ranges from girls to growing up and getting old. Ellen Barkin and Kevin Bacon also appear.
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    30 for 30
    30 for 30 (2009) - TV Series
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    Homicide: Life on the Street
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    The Calling
    The Calling (2022) - TV Series
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    Shades of Blue
    Shades of Blue (2016) - TV Series
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    Ennio
    A documentary on composer Ennio Morricone.
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