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James Garner
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Date of Birth: Apr 7, 1928

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 65 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (65)
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The Ultimate Life (2013)
A billionaire with questionable priorities re-examines his life after discovering his grandfather's journal.
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Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam (2010)
Superman finds a foe who may be too powerful even for him to defeat in the murderous Black Adam. Fortunately, Black Adam's real target is the Earth's Mightiest Mortal: Captain Marvel. (imdb)
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The Ultimate Gift (2006)
After the death of the oil tycoon Howard 'Red' Stevens, his greedy family is gathered in the office of his lawyer, partner and friend Mr. Theophillis 'Ted' Hamilton and his associated Miss Hastings for the reading of the will. For his reckless and selfish grandson Jason Stevens, who hated him, Red assigns twelve apparently simple tasks called "gifts" - of work, money, friends, learning, problems, family, laughter, dreams, giving, gratitude, a day and love.
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Dust to Glory (2005)
An all out action-adventure documenting the most notorious and dangerous race in the world, the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. (IFC Films)
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The Notebook (2004)
A sweeping love story told by a man (Garner) reading from his faded notebook to a woman in a nursing home (Rowlands), The Notebook follows the lives of two North Carolina teens from very different worlds who spend one indelible summer together before they are separated, first by her parents and then by WWII. (New Line Productions)
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The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
Littlefoot has been on many adventures before, but in this new edition to the Land Before Time series, the next adventure may change his life...forever. (imdb)
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8 Simple Rules (2002)
The Hennessy clan - mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory - look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. (imdb)
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
A classic Southern tale of hilarity set in a sleepy Louisiana parish, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood follows a group of lifelong friends who stage a rather unorthodox intervention to help a young playwright (Bullock) unravel the truth about her complicated, eccentric mother (Burstyn), find forgiveness and acceptance, and let go of her painful past. (Warner Bros.)
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Roughing It (2002)
Adapted from the autobiography of legendary American writer Mark Twain, Roughing It is a compelling, poignant drama infused with an air of youthful adventure. Award-winning actor James Garner plays the irrepressible Twain, a man whose relationship with the unexplored frontier of the American West informs his entire artistic output.
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
1914: Milo Thatch, grandson of the great Thaddeus Thatch works in the boiler room of a museum. He knows that Atlantis was real, and he can get there if he has the mysterious Shephards journal, which can guide him to Atlantis. But he needs someone to fund a voyage. His employer thinks he's dotty, and refuses to fund any crazy idea. He returns home to his apartment and finds a woman there. She takes him to Preston B. Whitmore, an old friend of his Grandfathers... (imdb)
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Space Cowboys (2000)
When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space. (imdb)
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God, the Devil and Bob (2000)
God has made a bet with the Devil: if one human of the Devil's choosing can't prove that humanity is decent, God will scrap all of creation and start over. The Devil chooses Detroit car assembly line worker Bob Alman. Now Bob has to live a decent life with no hints from God and constant temptation from the Devil. (imdb)
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Twilight (1998)
A retired ex-cop and private detective (Newman) who lives with a rich actor (Hackman) who is dying from cancer and his actress wife (Sarandon) gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money. He walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of the actress's former husband. James Garner appears as another ex-cop who also does occasional errands for the couple. (imdb)
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Legalese (1998)
Legalese (1998) - TV Movie
When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution. (imdb)
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Dead Silence (1997)
Three escaped convicts from prison take a group of deaf students hostage and hold them captive to keep the authorities at bay. (imdb)
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My Fellow Americans (1996)
Kramer and Douglas, two former presidents from opposite ends of the political spectrum, become reluctant allies when they become the target of a conspirator in President Haney's administration (imdb)
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Streets of Laredo (1995)
Streets of Laredo (1995) - TV Mini-Series
Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a distance with a rifle. Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it is a long ride to south Texas and the Mexican side of the border, where the past, in the form of Maria Garza, Joey's mother, haunts Call. (imdb)
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Maverick (1994)
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief. (imdb)
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Fire in the Sky (1993)
A group of men who were clearing bush for the government arrive back in town, claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens... (imdb)
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Barbarians at the Gate (1993)
The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers. (imdb)
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Decoration Day (1990)
A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a black tenant farmer, refuses to belatedly accept a Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery in World War II. (imdb)
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My Name Is Bill W. (1989)
Based on the true story of Bill W. (James Woods), a successful stock broker whose life falls apart after the stock crash of the 20's and how he comes to grips with his alcoholism... (imdb)
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Sunset (1988)
Whilst making a silent film about the life of the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp, veteran actor Tom Mix discovers that the real Earp is on the film set as a technical advisor. The two become friends, but when a murder takes place, the two become partners and set about tracking down the killer. (imdb)
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Promise (1986)
Promise (1986) - TV Movie
A television movie about Bob, a man who returns home for his mother's funeral knowing he must fulfill a promise made 30 years ago: to care for his younger brother, D.J., who suffers from schizophrenia. When Bob eventually takes over responsibility for his younger brother, he faces the most difficult challenge of his life. (TCM.com)
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Murphy
A divorced woman moves to a small town and takes up with a local man, but allows her ex-husband to live with her and her son.
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Tank (1984)
Zack is a Command Sergeant Major assigned to his last post before leaving the service. He is a colorful character and even on has his own WWII vintage tank that is used for parades and such. (imdb)
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The Glitter Dome (1984)
Al Mackey and Marty are homicide cops in Hollywood and hot on the trail of the murderer of a movie mogul that was moonlighting by making child porno pictures. Willie is one of several suspects with motive, opportunity and the evil means to carry out this act. A medal should be in order instead of being arrested. (imdb)
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Victor/Victoria (1982)
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life. (imdb)
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The Fan (1981)
A record salesman is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her. (imdb)
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Bret Maverick (1981)
Set in Sweetwater, Arizona in the 1880s with solid citizen Bret owning a ranch and part of the Red Ox Saloon. Stable cast with varying stories, often centered on conflict between the ambitious sheriff and everyone else. (imdb)
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HealtH (1980)
Generally considered to be one of Altman's more underrated movies, HealtH takes a satirical look behind the scenes at a health-food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president. The election is rife with backroom deals and scandal. (Wikipedia.org)
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The Rockford Files (1974)
The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator. (imdb)
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The Castaway Cowboy (1974)
Lincoln Costain, a cowboy in the 1850s who finds himself shanghaied and shipwrecked on a Hawaiian island. He runs into luckless widow Henrietta MacAvoy and helps her turn her struggling potato farm into a prosperous cattle ranch. But evil land baron Bryson wants all the land for himself and he holds Henrietta's mortgage. Lincoln had been planning to leave Hawaii and return to his Texas home, but decides to stay and help the beautiful widow fend off Bryson's land-grabbing greed. (allmovie.com)
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One Little Indian (1973)
A 1973 western Walt Disney movie starring James Garner and Vera Miles. The supporting cast includes Pat Hingle, Jay Silverheels, and an 11-year-old Jodie Foster, and the plotline involves a cavalry soldier's misadventures with a camel and a little boy. (Answers.com)
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They Only Kill Their Masters (1972)
An enigmatic young woman has been murdered in a small California coast town. The investigation by the local sheriff uncovers a complex web of relationships centering on the victim; the scattered trail of evidence ranges from a mysterious photograph to the victim's own dog. During the investigation, the sheriff meets and becomes romantically involved with a woman whose connection to the murder is ambiguous. (imdb)
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Skin Game (1971)
Two western con artists team with a lady card shark to take on slavers. (TCM.com)
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Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)
James Garner plays a ladies' man who ends up on the run from a conquest. He has an embarrassing problem that requires a doctor, but that is not immediately disclosed. He and a town barsweep form a plot to impersonate a well known gunfighter so that Garner can pay off his debts and skip town before the soon to come arrival of the real gunfighter. (imdb)
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A Man Called Sledge (1970)
Sledge, a stagecoach robber, is told by an old man about $ 300.000 in gold, kept in a vault in the heart of a prison fortress. Sledge becomes obsessed by stealing the gold, even though his girlfriend tells him they don't need the money to be happy. He comes up with the very daring plan to let himself lock up as a prisoner, start a riot, and use the disarray to open the vault. The plan succeeds but he and his men soon fall out over the loot ... (imdb)
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Marlowe (1969)
Garner plays Philip Marlowe, trying to crack a very complicated case indeed. Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, based upon the novel "The Little Sister" by Raymond Chandler.
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Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
In the old west, a man becomes a sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead. (imdb)
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How Sweet It Is! (1968)
Photographer Grif Henderson is assigned a photo shoot in Paris. He decides to take his wife, Jenny, and his hippie son, Davey, with him on the shoot. Everything gets mucked up when she rents a house that unknowingly belongs to a French lawyer. She must fend off his charms and stay true to Grif. Meanwhile, Grif tries to stay faithful to Jenny while on the shoot. (imdb)
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The Pink Jungle (1968)
A famous fashion photographer is trapped in a remote South American country with a beautiful model and together with some unscrupulous characters, become involved in the search for a lost diamond mine. (imdb)
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Hour of the Gun (1967)
Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday. (imdb)
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A Man Could Get Killed (1966)
An American businessman visiting Lisbon gets mistaken for a British secret agent who stole some diamonds. As a result, he has everybody in Lisbon after him. (TCM.com)
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Mister Buddwing (1966)
An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is. (imdb)
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Duel at Diablo (1966)
Lieutenant McAllister is ordered to transport several ammunition wagons to another fort through Apache territory with only a small troop of rookie soldiers to guard them. Along for the ride is ex-scout Jess Remsberg who is trying to track down Ellen Grange, who, having recently been freed from Apache captivity, has mysteriously run off again to rejoin them... (imdb)
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Grand Prix (1966)
American Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his Jordan-BRM racing team after a crash at Monaco that injures his British teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, Aron begins to drive for the Japanese Yamura team, and becomes romantically involved with Stoddard's estranged wife. (imdb)
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36 Hours (1965)
Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him. (IMDb)
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The Art of Love (1965)
A struggling artist fakes his own death so his works will increase in value. (imdb)
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The Americanization of Emily (1964)
An American soldier's talent for living the good life in wartime is challenged when he falls in love and is sent on a dangerous mission. (imdb)
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The Great Escape (1963)
Several hundred Allied POWs plan a mass escape from a German POW camp. (imdb)
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Move Over, Darling (1963)
Five years to the day after his wife Ellen disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, lawyer husband Nicholas has her declared legally dead, remarries and sets off to Monterey with new wife Bianca. The same morning, Ellen arrives home after being rescued by the Navy from a desert island and follows to try and prevent the honeymoon developing further. (imdb)
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The Wheeler Dealers (1963)
Henry Tyroone comes to New York from Texas with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher and the two fall in love. (imdb)
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The Thrill of It All (1963)
At a dinner party, Beverly Boyer, wife of an obstetrician and mother of two, tells the manufacturer of Happy soap about her experiences with his product. Charmed by her spontanious appearance he offers her a chance to tell her story in his commercials. After some hesitations, Beverly accepts and she quickly turns from a housewife into a famous television personality, much to the disliking of her husband Gerald. (imdb)
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Boys
Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children and TV-dinners. In secret, they get themselves an apartment with a beautiful young woman, Kathy, for romantic rendezvous. But Kathy does not tell them that she is a sociology student researching the sexual life of the white middle-class male. (imdb)
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The Children
A troublemaking student at a girl's school accuses two teachers of being lesbians. (imdb)
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Cash McCall (1960)
Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for Austen's beautiful daughter, Lory. This is Cash's toughest deal ever. (imdb)
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Up Periscope (1959)
Lieutenant Braden discovers that Sally, the woman he's been falling in love with, has actually been checking out his qualifications to be a U.S. Navy frogman. He must put his personal life behind him after being assigned to be smuggled into a Japanese-held island via submarine to photograph radio codes. (imdb)
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Darby
James Garner stars as WWII hero Major William Darby in this characteristically gusty William Wellman combat film. Darby organizes a highly-trained group of rangers, to be deployed in behind-the-lines activities in Italy and Northern Africa. The first portion of the film details the training, with time out for a few comic and romantic interludes; the second part shows Darby's Rangers in full, ferocious action. (Answers.com)
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Lafayette Escadrille (1958)
American youth and flying ace flies for France in World War I; meets and loves a French girl and prostitute (imdb)
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Maverick (1957)
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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is their favorite but they've been known to play such odd card games as Three-toed Sloth on occasion. The show would occasionally feature both or all three Mavericks, but usually would rotate the central character from week to week. (imdb)
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Sayonara (1957)
American servicemen stationed in Japan during the Korean War fall in love and marry Japanese nationals despite harsh paperwork impediments and orders to the contrary. (imdb)
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Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend (1957)
Army veterans, just mustered out of the service, are going to the one of the men's brothers ranch on their way West. Just as they arrive, Indians attack the ranch and kill the brother. The brother was killed because he was using faulty ammunition that did not fire. Buck Devlin, whose brother was killed, musters out of the service with pals John and Wilbur and vows to find the men responsible for the crime. (imdb)
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The Girl He Left Behind (1956)
College students Andy Shaeffer and Susan Daniels are pinned. While Susan works hard to put herself through college, Andy sponges off his parents, his mother, Madeline Shaeffer, who in particular will give him whatever he wants. In other words, Andy is a mama's boy, which he doesn't really realize. Andy and Susan have used the word love to describe their relationship, but Susan isn't sure if that's what they are really feeling for each other or if it is solely a loveless passion. (imdb)
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Toward the Unknown (1956)
Set at Edwards Air Force base in California, the story centers on a dishonored pilot who is no longer allowed to fly. It seems that as a Korean POW he was brutally tortured and brainwashed until he could bear no more and he eventually cracked. Though it has been many years, he wants to clear his name and fly again. Unfortunately a general fears the pilot could again lose it during the testing of a highly experimental plan. (allmovie.com)
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