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Brian De Palma

Date of Birth: Sep 11, 1940

Country: USA

Biography: Brian Russell De Palma is an American film director and writer. In a career spanning over forty years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films, including such box office successes as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Scarface, The Untouchables, and Mission: Impossible. Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, De Palma worked repeatedly with actors Jennifer Salt, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen (his wife from 1979 to 1983), Gary Sinise, John Lithgow...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 35 - You've Seen 35

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Titles You've Ranked (35)
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Redacted Redacted (2007)
Summary: A montage of stories about U.S. soldiers fighting in the Iraq conflict, focusing on the modern forms of media covering the war. (imdb)
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Wise Guys Wise Guys (1986)
Summary: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they fail to rob a mafioso, they are set up to kill each other. (imdb)
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Murder à la Mod Murder à la Mod (1968)
Summary: A man is being blackmailed by his wife, who wants him to get out of the pornography business. His girlfriend steals some jewels from a friend to help the financially strapped man, but she ends up being a murder victim in his studio, and the man must track down the killer to clear his own name. The trail leads to three possible suspects, all with a motive for murder. (Allmovie.com)
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Home Movies Home Movies (1980)
Summary: Keith Gordon is a creative young man who films the oddball doings of his family and peers. "The Maestro" appears frequently to give him pointers on his techniques. It's almost a film about a young man making the film. (imdb)
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Greetings Greetings (1968)
Summary: An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, and amateur film-making. (imdb)
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Raising Cain Raising Cain (1992)
Summary: Jenny Nix, wife of eminent child psychologist Carter Nix, becomes increasingly concerned about her husband's seemingly obsessive concern over the upbringing of their daughter. Her own adulterous affair with an old flame, however, causes her to neglect her motherly duties... (imdb)
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The Black Dahlia The Black Dahlia (2006)
Summary: The Black Dahlia weaves a fictionalized tale of obsession, love, corruption, greed and depravity around the brutal murder of a fledgling Hollywood starlet that shocked and fascinated the nation in 1947 and remains unsolved today. (Universal Pictures)
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Woton Woton's Wake (1962)  - Short Film
Summary: The exploits of a sculptor who finds that a piece of his abstract art has morphed into a woman.
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The Responsive Eye The Responsive Eye (1966)  - Short Film
Summary: A 20 minute film documenting the opening night of a OP ART exhibition at the MOMA in New York 1966.
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Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999)  - TV Movie
Summary: This documentary is a fascinating look at the cinematic genius of Alfred Hitchcock. Briefly covering much of his early British works, the film primarily focuses on his American classics, such as "Shadow of a Doubt", "Notorious", "Rear Window", "Vertigo", "Psycho" and "The Birds". (imdb)
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De Palma De Palma (2015)
Summary: A documentary about writer and director Brian De Palma. (imdb)
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Spielberg Spielberg (2017)  - TV Movie
Summary: A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg. (imdb)
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Ennio Morricone Ennio Morricone (1995)  - TV Movie
Summary: A documentary exploring the life and work of the great Italian composer. (imdb)
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Dionysus Dionysus (1970)
Summary: Filmed stageplay based on the ancient greek play The Bacchae written by Euripides. This play is performed by members of The Performance Group, an NYC experimental theater group who has made their own personal adaptation of this ancient text. (imdb)
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Get to Know Your Rabbit Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)
Summary: A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be able to get free of his old boss? (imdb)
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Passion Passion (2012)
Summary: A young businesswoman plots murderous revenge after her boss and mentor steals her idea. (imdb)
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The Fury The Fury (1978)
Summary: A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities. (imdb)
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The Wedding Party The Wedding Party (1969)
Summary: Its simple plot focuses on a soon-to-be groom and his interactions with various relatives of his fiancée and members of the wedding party prior to the ceremony on the family's estate on Shelter Island.
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Scarface Scarface (1983)
Summary: In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug empire while succumbing to greed. (imdb)
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Phantom of the Paradise Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
Summary: A disfigured musician sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. (imdb)
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The Untouchables The Untouchables (1987)
Summary: Federal Agent Elliot Ness sets out to take out Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (imdb)
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Carrie Carrie (1976)
Summary: A mousy and abused girl with telekinetic powers gets pushed too far on one special night.
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Snake Eyes Snake Eyes (1998)
Summary: Rick Santoro (Cage), a flamboyant Atlantic City police detective, comes to watch the fight and cash in on the hectic betting action. Suddenly, gunfire cuts down a ringside government official, and 14,000 fans suddenly become 14,000 suspects. What eyewitnesses saw, what a casino-wide spycam network reveals and what a mysterious woman in white knows--all lead to a shattering truth Santoro does not want to believe. (Paramount)
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Mission to Mars Mission to Mars (2000)
Summary: The extraordinary story of the astronauts of the Mars Recovery Mission, the nearly insurmountable dangers that confront the heroic crew on their journey through space, and the amazing discovery they make when they finally reach Mars. (Touchstone Pictures)
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Mission: Impossible Mission: Impossible (1996)
Summary: Cruise stars as Ethan Hunt, a secret agent framed for the deaths of his espionage team. Fleeing from government assassins, breaking into the CIA's most impenetrable vault, clinging to the roof of a speeding bullet train, Hunt races like a burning fuse to stay one step ahead of his pursuers... and draw one step closer to discovering the shocking truth. (Paramount)
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Carlito Carlito's Way (1993)
Summary: A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of New York City.
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Blow Out Blow Out (1981)
Summary: A soundman accidentally records the evidence that proves a car "accident" was murder, and consequently finds himself in danger. (imdb)
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Dressed to Kill Dressed to Kill (1980)
Summary: A transsexual murders one of her psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it. (imdb)
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Obsession Obsession (1976)
Summary: New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland's life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt... (imdb)
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The Bonfire of the Vanities The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Summary: Financial "Master of the Universe" Sherman McCoy sees his life unravel when his mistress Maria Ruskin hits a black boy with his car... (imdb)
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Hi, Mom! Hi, Mom! (1970)
Summary: De Niro plays Vietnam Vet. John Rubin. Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwhich Village... (imdb)
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Casualties of War Casualties of War (1989)
Summary: During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. (imdb)
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Body Double Body Double (1984)
Summary: Jake comes home to find his girlfriend with another man and has to find a new place. In between his acting workshops and his job in a vampire B-movie... (imdb)
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Sisters Sisters (1973)
Summary: Sibling rivalry begins when orphan twins, raised by nuns, are finally separated after years of togetherness. (imdb)
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Femme Fatale Femme Fatale (2002)
Summary: A contemporary film noir about an alluring seductress suddenly exposed to the world -- and her enemies -- by a voyeuristic photographer who becomes ensnared in her surreal quest for revenge. (Warner Bros.)