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Ellen Barkin

Ellen Barkin

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 50 (Actor)

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    The Man From Toronto (2022)
    The world's deadliest assassin and New York's biggest screw-up are mistaken for each other at an Airbnb rental. (imdb)
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    Breaking News in Yuba County (2021)
    After her husband goes missing, Sue Buttons (Allison Janney), an under-appreciated suburban wife, gets a taste of being a local celebrity as she embarks on a city-wide search in Yuba County... See full summary »
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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)
    An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s. (imdb)
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    Hands of Stone (2016)
    Follows the life of Roberto Duran, who made his professional debut in 1968 as a 16-year-old and retired in 2002 at age 50. In June 1980, he defeated Sugar Ray Leonard to capture the WBC welterweight title but shocked the boxing world by returning to his corner in the November rematch, saying 'no mas' (no more). (imdb)
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    Animal Kingdom (2016)
    The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the business and calls the shots, the clan also consists of Pope, the oldest and most dangerous of the Cody boys; Craig, the tough and fearless middle son; and Deran, the troubled, suspicious "baby" of the family. (imdb)
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    The Cobbler (2015)
    Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. Sometimes walking in another man's shoes is the only way one can discover who they really are. (imdb)
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    Very Good Girls (2014)
    In the long, half-naked days of a New York summer, two girls on the brink of becoming women fall for the same guy and find that life isn't as simple or safe as they had thought. (sundance.org)
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    The New Normal (2012)
    A single mother's life after she accepts the offer to be a surrogate mother for a gay couple. (imdb)
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    His Way (2011)
    His Way (2011) - TV Movie
    A look at the professional, political and personal life of legendary movie producer Jerry Weintraub featuring interviews with friends, family and colleagues. (imdb)
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    Another Happy Day (2011)
    A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics. (imdb)
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    Shit Year (2010)
    Ellen Barkin plays the main role as a washed-up actress.
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    Operation Endgame (2010)
    A dry action-comedy about two teams of government assassins working out of a top-secret underground facility using code names from the Tarot deck. When our hero--The Fool--arrives for his first day at work to find that the boss has been killed under mysterious circumstances, he must find the killer before the whole place blows up. (imdb)
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    Twelve (2010)
    A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.
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    The Chameleon (2010)
    An FBI Agent is hot on the tracks of Frédéric Bourdin who has taken up the identity of a woman's long lost son completely convincing the police and the boy's family of his identity.
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    Happy Tears (2010)
    Two sisters, Jayne (Posey) and Laura (Moore), return home to deal with their ailing father Joe (Torn), only to face some surprising situations.
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    Brooklyn
    Three unconnected Brooklyn cops wind up at the same deadly location after enduring vastly different career paths. (imdb)
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    Ocean
    What are the odds of getting even? Danny Ocean (Clooney) and the gang would have only one reason to pull off their most ambitious and riskiest casino heist -- to defend one of their own. But they're going to need more than luck on their side to break The Bank. (Warner Bros.)
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    Trust the Man (2005)
    An unflinching yet winsome exploration of modern relationships -- and modern men and women -- in all of their humor, tragedy, imperfection and triumph, this sophisticated comedy follows the romantic escapades of two New York couples. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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    Palindromes (2004)
    Described as a "fable of innocence," his latest film allows Todd Solondz to savor the profound flavor of moral complexity. (Wellspring Media)
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    She Hate Me (2004)
    When biotech executive Jack Armstrong (Mackie) gets fired and branded a whistle-blower, his desperation to make a living and the suggestion of a former girlfriend lead him into the baby-making business. Between the attempts by his former employers to frame him for securities fraud and his dubious fathering activities, Jack finds life, all at once, becoming very complicated.
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    Someone Like You (2001)
    The story of a young woman's (Judd) attempt to explain her heartbreak by using the model of animal behavior. (Twentieth Century Fox)
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    Mercy (2000)
    Homicide detective Catherine Palmer investigates a series of serial killings of women who have been tortured to death by S&M and all have had their eyelids cut off. The investigation takes Catherine into a group wealthy upper class women where she is drawn to the chief suspect Vickie Kittrie who has a penchent for S&M and women, as well as Dr. Broussard, the victims shady therapist with some dark secrets of his own. (imdb)
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    Crime and Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
    Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to take revenge. The events that follow are an exploration of modern morality as Roseanne faces not only a fellow suburbanite who knows, but her own conscience as well.
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    Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
    A wickedly colorful, twisted comedy, Drop Dead Gorgeous probes the heart of a small Minnesota town where a fictional teen beauty pageant has unleashed a fury of very unladylike behavior. (New Line Cinema)
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    The White River Kid (1999)
    Brother Edgar is a generous entrepreneur of low quality socks who hides behind a self-bestowed cassock to avoid the low level corruption of local sheriffs. He has adopted Morales Pittman, who has bigger, more illegitimate dreams than Edgar. The two travel about Arkansas, selling their socks and bumping into a variety of simple souls, including the eponymous mythic killer, who has engaged himself to Apple Lisa Weed and disavowed his life as a murderer. (imdb)
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    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
    When a writing assignment lands journalist Raoul Duke and sidekick Dr. Gonzo in Las Vegas, they decide to make it the ultimate business trip. But before long, business is forgotten and trip has become the key word. Fueled by a suitcase full of mind-bending pharmaceuticals, Duke and Gonzo set off on a fast and furious ride through nonstop neon, surreal surroundings and a crew of the craziest characters ever.
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    Mad Dog Time (1996)
    With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire. (imdb)
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    The Fan (1996)
    An all star baseball player becomes the unhealthy focus of a down on his luck salesman. (imdb)
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    Bad Company (1995)
    Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent individuals. Crowe, working with Margaret Wells (another former Covert Operations operative), blackmails and bribes a State Supreme Court judge, but the deal sours... (imdb)
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    Wild Bill (1995)
    Wild Bill Hickok, famed lawman and gunman of the Old West, is haunted by his past and his reputation. He is loved by, but cannot love, Calamity Jane. Dogging his trail is young Jack McCall, who blames Bill for abandoning the boy's mother and destroying her life. McCall has sworn to kill Bill, and Bill's ghosts, his failing eyesight, and his fondness for opium may make McCall's task easier. (imdb)
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    This Boy
    In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. (imdb)
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    Mac (1992)
    Niccolo (Mac) Vitelli is the eldest of three brothers and leads their family after their beloved father dies. Their father was a builder and his sons continue in this family trade. At first, they work for Polowski, who does shoddy work and cheats on his jobs. When the brothers can no longer take being employed by such an angry vitriolic boss who takes no pride in his work, they set up their own company. (imdb)
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    Into the West (1992)
    Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it. (imdb)
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    Man Trouble (1992)
    Jack Nicholson stars as a guard dog trainer who gets involved with one of his clients (Ellen Barkin). Beverly D'Angelo plays Barkin's sister, a classic airhead, who is spilling all she knows about her gangster boyfriend (Harry Dean Stanton). (imdb)
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    Switch (1991)
    A sexist, chauvinist pig gets his just desserts when his angry ex-girlfriends murder him and he is reincarnated as a woman. (imdb)
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    Sea of Love (1989)
    Frank Keller is a New York detective investigating a case of a serial killer who finds the victims through the lonely hearts column in newspapers... (imdb)
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    Johnny Handsome (1989)
    A deformed career criminal gets a second chance at life with a whole new face.
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    Clinton and Nadine (1988)
    Andy Garcia plays Clinton, who is eager to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua. (imdb)
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    The Big Easy (1987)
    Set in New Orleans. Remy McSwain, lieutenant in Homicide finds that he has two problems, the first of a series of gang killings and Ann Osborne... (imdb)
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    Siesta (1987)
    Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't sure, and now she's wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory. (imdb)
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    Down by Law (1986)
    DJ Zack and pimp Jack end up in prison for being too laid-back to avoid being framed for crimes they didn't commit.
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    Act of Vengeance (1986)
    Fact-based story about the corruption that occurred during the United Mine Workers' 1969 presidential elections. Jock Yablonski was a loyal follower of then chief Tony Boyle. That all changed after 80 men are killed in an unsafe West Virginia coal mine and Boyle defended the mine owners. At his wife's urging and in fear of his life, Yablonski launched his campaign. And in fact, he became the target of assassins. (imdb)
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    Desert Bloom (1986)
    The story involves Rose Chismore's youth. She flashes back and remembers her coming-of-age. Her recollections are sometimes less than sweet, particularly those of her troubled and alcoholic step-father. Her memories of Robin, her first-love, are much happier and she also recalls her colorful Aunt Starr -- who's visit is fun but also detrimental to her family's health. The setting of 1950s Las Vegas' bomb testing is increasingly significant to the development of the story. (imdb)
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    Terminal Choice (1985)
    Patients are dying mysteriously in Dr. Frank Holt's hospital, and the computer records lay the blame at his feet. As his colleagues and friends, too, begin to fall victim, Dr. Holt must race to uncover the conspiracy at work. Is a computer system gone haywire to blame, or a secret gambling ring? Or is there something more?
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    The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension! (1984)
    Adventurer, brain surgeon, rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, must stop evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension who are planning to conquer Earth.
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    Harry & Son (1984)
    Two men with nothing in common . . . except the blood in their veins.
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    Tender Mercies (1983)
    Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career. (imdb)
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    Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)
    Maggie Foley (Ellen Barkin) is a reporter who's interviewing the surviving members of a band who's music is being revived. Memories of the band's leader Eddie Wilson (Michael Pare) are being relived as Frank Ridgeway (Tom Berenger) is reunited with the old members of the band. (imdb)
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    Daniel (1983)
    The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. (imdb)
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    Diner (1982)
    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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