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James Poe

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

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Titles You Haven't Rated (17)
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The Gathering (1977)
Dying father (Ed Asner) pulls his torn family together for a last Christmas. (imdb)
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Riot (1969)
Led by two inmates, the prisoners in a state facility take guards hostage and stage an all-out riot, protesting ill-treatment, but unbeknownst to them it's a ruse for their two leaders to escape through a secret tunnel while all the commotion is going on. (TCM.com)
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They Shoot Horses, Don
The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanly grueling dance marathon. (imdb)
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The Bedford Incident (1965)
Richard Widmark plays a hardened cold-warrior and captain of the American destroyer USS Bedford. Sidney Poitier is a reporter given permission to interview the captain during a routine patrol. Poitier gets more than he bargained for when the Bedford discovers a Soviet sub in the depths and the captain begins a relentless pursuit, pushing his crew to the breaking point. This one's grim tension to the end. (imdb)
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Lilies of the Field (1963)
An unemployed construction worker (Homer Smith) heading out west stops at a remote farm in the desert to get water when his car overheats... (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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Summer and Smoke (1961)
Since childhood, spinster Alma Winemiller (Geraldine Page) has loved handsome young Dr. John Buchanan, Jr. (Laurence Harvey). But John has fallen hard for Rosa Zacharias (Rita Moreno), the town's sultry vamp, and descends into a seamy nightlife while ignoring Alma's dreams of romance and possible marriage. (imdb)
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Sanctuary (1961)
William Faulkner's steamy tale set in the South in the 1920s. Governer's daughter is seduces and raped by a Cagin who returns after she's married to cause her further trouble. (imdb)
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Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
The wife of marshal Matt Morgan is raped and murdered. The killers leave behind a distinctive saddle, that Morgan recognises as belonging to his old friend Craig Belden, now cattle baron in the town of Gun Hill. Belden is sympathetic, until it transpires that one of the murderers is his own son Rick, whom he refuses to hand over... (imdb)
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Hot Spell (1958)
Anthony Quinn and Shirley Booth play a married couple who cling and claw like cats in a bathtub in this sudsy melodrama set in steamy New Orleans. Booth does most of the clinging as a neglected wife struggling to reassemble her battered marriage to Quinn who plays a faithless husband in love with tender young Valerie Allen, something Booth tries her best to ignore. Unfortunately, despite her efforts, her children are not spared the spousal turmoil. Matters are not helped when Earl Holliman, the (allmovie.com)
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Attack (1956)
During the closing days of WWII, a National Guard Infantry Company is assigned the task of setting up artillery observation posts in a strategic area. Lieutenant Costa knows that Cooney is in command only because of 'connections' he had made state-side. Costa has serious doubts concerning Cooneys' ability to lead the group. When Cooney sends Costa and his men out, and refuses to re-enforce them, Costa swears revenge. (imdb)
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Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says. (imdb)
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The Big Knife (1955)
At the insistence of his idealistic wife (Ida Lupino), philandering Hollywood actor Charlie Castle (Jack Palance) resists signing another seven-year contract with studio boss Stanley Hoff (Rod Steiger) -- but when Hoff and his assistant (Wendell Corey) threaten to reveal Charlie's part in a hit-and-run accident the previous year, he must reconsider his options. (filmfanatic.org)
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A Slight Case of Larceny (1953)
"Slight" is right: this harmless comedy programmer is as inconsequential as it is enjoyable. It's the tale of two Army buddies: go-getter Geechy Cheevers (Mickey Rooney) and sedate family man Freddie Clopp (Eddie Bracken). Inveigling his way into Freddie's household, Geechy drives everyone bonkers with his get-rich-quick schemes. (allrovi.com)
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Paula (1952)
Paula is a rather flighty, self-centered woman. Driving at night, she injures a child in a hit and run accident. Later, overcome with remorse, she contrives to take the child in and pretends to be his legal guardian. She finds meaning and purpose in her life for the first time as she engages the little boy in intensive therapy necessary to recover his ability to speak. Will she be caught and punished for her misdeeds? When the boy is able to speak, will he implicate her? (imdb)
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Without Honor (1949)
Jane Bandle has recently married, but Bill, her husband's brother, tries to wreck her marriage because Jane rejected his sexual advances before her marriage. (imdb)
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Close-Up (1948)
Newsreel camerman Phil Sparr accidentally captures an escaped Nazi war criminal while filming some models outside a bank. Sparr is pursued by the Nazi and his gangster lackey, who want to get the negative back and ensure the Nazi leader's escape.
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