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George Roy Hill
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Date of Birth: Dec 20, 1921

Country: USA

Biography: George Roy Hill (December 20, 1921 - December 27, 2002) was an American film director. He is most noted for directing such films as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting, which both starred the acting duo Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Other notable films are Slaughterhouse-Five, The World According to Garp, The World of Henry Orient, Hawaii, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Great Waldo Pepper, Slap Shot, A Little Romance with Laurence Olivier, and The Little Drummer Girl...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 17 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (15) | Actor (1) | Writer (1)
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Funny Farm (1988)
When Andy and Elizabeth buy a farm in Vermont, they can't imagine the trouble that awaits them. Andy has quit his job as a sports journalist and is planning to use the peace and quiet of the country to write the Great American Novel. (imdb)
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The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forcibly recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother. (imdb)
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The World According to Garp (1982)
Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women. (imdb)
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A Little Romance (1979)
A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who goes to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance... (imdb)
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Slap Shot (1977)
A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games. (imdb)
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The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War. (imdb)
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The Sting (1973)
In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (imdb)
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Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
A man tells his story of how he became unstuck in time and abducted by aliens. (imdb)
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The Making of
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic western about the lives of two of America's most famous outlaws. Director George Roy Hill narrates this film, talking about some of the experience, both good and bad, of bringing the film to life. (imdb)
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. (imdb)
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Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test the "modern" ideas she had been reading about back in Kansas: "I've taken the girl out of Kansas. Now I have to take Kansas out of the girl!" (imdb)
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Hawaii (1966)
Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy. (imdb)
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The World of Henry Orient (1964)
In New York City, adolescent friends Gil and Val follow pianist Henry Orient all over town, while he tries to seduce Stella, a married woman. When Val's parents arrive for Christmas holidays, the two girls are forced to grow up and test their friendship. (imdb)
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Toys in the Attic (1963)
Sisters Carrie and Anna Berniers have been supporting their ne'er-do-well brother Julian through various failed businesses; now, he returns home with a sudden fortune and his young bride. Jealousies both old and new will play a part as the sisters try to understand what Julian's been up to, and as his wife wonders if there's another woman involved. (imdb)
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Period of Adjustment (1962)
George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the time quarreling, and then, on Christmas eve, they visit George's war buddy, Ralph Baltz. However Ralph's wife Dorothea has just walked out on him, taking their child. Each couple then observes the marital difficulties of the other couple. (imdb)
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Playhouse 90 (1956)
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