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John Lithgow
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Date of Birth: Oct 19, 1945

Country: USA

Biography: John Arthur Lithgow is an American actor, musician, and author. Presently, he is involved with a wide range of media projects, including stage, television, film, and radio. He also has written and published several books of poetry and children's literature. He appeared in the films The World According to Garp (1982) and Terms of Endearment (1983), receiving the Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for each...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 70 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (70)
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Pet Sematary (2019)
Louis Creed, his wife Rachel, and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located nearby. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes, dead is better.
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The Tomorrow Man (2019)
Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other's stuff. (imdb)
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The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts (2019)
A live reading of "The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts " on a Monday night in June of 2019, in front of a live audience at New York's Riverside Church. The play focuses primarily on Mueller's findings around whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. The 10 acts of the play each had a title corresponding to an act of possible obstruction committed by Trump. (imdb)
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Late Night (2019)
A late-night talk show host suspects that she may soon be losing her long-running show.
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Trial & Error (2017)
A spoof of crime documentaries about the arrest and trial of a beloved poetry professor from a small town in South Carolina, who is accused of brutally murdering his wife, and the young Northeastern lawyer hired to defend him. (imdb)
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Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down. (imdb)
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Daddy
Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. (imdb)
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The Crown (2016)
The Crown (2016) - TV Series
The Crown focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne....a new era is dawning.
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Miss Sloane (2016)
MISS SLOANE is a ruthless lobbyist who is notorious for her unparalleled talent and her desire to win at all costs, even when it puts her own career at risk. The thriller pulls back the curtain on how the political game is played on Capitol Hill as Sloane faces off against the most influential powers in D.C.
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The Accountant (2016)
A forensic accountant un-cooks the books for illicit clients (imdb)
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Interstellar (2014)
A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. (imdb)
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The Homesman (2014)
A claim jumper and a pioneer woman team up to escort three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa. (imdb)
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Love Is Strange (2014)
After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved. (imdb)
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Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013)
In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole. (imdb)
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This Is 40 (2012)
A look at the lives of Pete and Debbie a few years after the events of Knocked Up. (imdb)
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The Campaign (2012)
Two rival North Carolina politicians with presidential aspirations tangle with one another. (imdb)
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National Theatre Live: The Magistrate (2012)
A farce by the English playwright Arthur Wing Pinero. The plot concerns a respectable magistrate who finds himself caught up in a series of scandalous events that almost cause his disgrace.
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Prohibition (2011)
Prohibition (2011) - TV Mini-Series
The rise and fall of the United States Constitution's 18th Amendment.
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
An origin story set in present day San Francisco, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.
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Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
An interview mix-up leads a girl aiming for a fashion job to instead be hired for a financial journalism position. Hilarity ensues as she nurtures her shopping addiction while falling for her new boss and trying to win over the fashion editor as well.
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ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (2007)
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway is a feature-length documentary that examines the annual influx of ambitious, star-crossed hopefuls, scrambling for the high-board to make their big leap into everlasting limelight. (Regent Releasing)
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Dreamgirls (2006)
Twenty-five years after bringing Broadway audiences to their feet, the Tony Award-winning musical sensation Dreamgirls comes to the big screen. Set in the turbulent early 1960s to mid-70s, Dreamgirls follows the rise of a trio of women (Hudson, Knowles and Rose) who have formed a promising girl group called The Dreamettes. (Paramount Pictures)
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Kinsey (2004)
This film turns the microscope on Alfred Kinsey (Neeson) in a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. (Fox Searchlight)
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The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
The feature adaptation of Roger Lewis' book about the actor best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies. (imdb)
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Shrek 4-D (2003)
Lord Farquaad was eaten by the dragon, but his ghost has returned, and he's still evil. With the help of his henchman, Thelonious, he kidnaps Fiona. Shrek and the donkey set out to save her, with help from the dragon, before she goes over a waterfall on a raft. (imdb)
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Orange County (2002)
Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application. So, Shaun goes to great lengths with a little help from his girlfriend Ashley and his drugged-out loser brother Lance to get into Stanford any way they see fit. (imdb)
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Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (2001)
Shrek and his friends enjoy themselves with some Karaoke partying. (imdb)
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Shrek (2001)
Once upon a time in a far away swamp, there lived an ornery ogre named Shrek (Myers) whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy-tale characters. (Dreamworks SKG)
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95 Worlds and Counting (2000)
Swimming in Neptune's moons, flying in Uranus' moons, jumping in Mars' moons, living in Jupiter's moons...welcome to the future of the mankind, where you'll see the next worlds for to discover. (imdb)
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Don Quixote (2000)
A crusade for decency and truth is mounted by a man gone mad (or has he?) in this made-for-TV adaptation of the classic novel by Miguel de Cervantes. (All Movie Guide)
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Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)
The Rugrats gang goes to Paris, France after Stu Pickle gets a call to repair an animatronic Reptar at a theme park. Meanwhile, the babies try to help Chuckie find a new "Mommy" to marry his widowed father. (Viacom)
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A Civil Action (1998)
Jan Schlichtmann, a tenacious lawyer, is addressed by a group of families. When investigating the seemingly non-profiting case, he finds it to be a major environmental issue that has a lot of impact potential. A leather production company could be responsible for several deadly cases of leukemia, but also is the main employer for the area... (imdb)
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Homegrown (1998)
Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then Malcom is suddenly bumped off by a mysterious assailant, after a moment of panic, the naive trio decide to take over the business themselves... (imdb)
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Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the list? (imdb)
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Hollow Point (1996)
Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them. (imdb)
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3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun. (imdb)
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The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, these men were forced to constantly endure harassement, prejudice, and much behind the scenes politics until at last they were able to prove themselves in combat. (imdb)
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World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
This TV Movie is about the Tehran Conference between FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin. It shows the interaction between the three leaders at the close of the Second World War. (imdb)
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Princess Caraboo (1994)
Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away land. She is then welcomed by a family of haughty aristocrats that only wants to heighten their prestige. However, the local reporter is not at all convinced she is what she claims to be and investigates. Is Caraboo really a princess? (Steve Richer)
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A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Based on a novel by William Boyd (who also wrote the film's screenplay), this darkly witty drama explores the political, social, and sexual gamesmanship of a group of British and African politicians. (All Movie Guide)
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Silent Fall (1994)
An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case. (imdb)
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Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)
Paul Harrington thinks he has the perfect wife, stunning, kind and ambitious. Yet behind Lauren's pretty face (played by Madchen Amick) lies a wicked person who sent her former boyfriend to jail by setting him up. Reno Adams has lost seven years of his life in Jail and wants revenge. After escaping, he tracks Laurne down and entends to make her and her husbands life a living hell. (imdb)
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger. (imdb)
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The Wrong Man (1993)
US merchant sailor Alex Walker is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - ageing but likeable and young sexy, frustated wife Missy. The three develop a curiously inter-dependent relationship. Meanwhile, Police Captain Diaz and Detective Ortega are closing in and the plot circle is closed at Tapachula rail station amidst a stack of mistakes and wrong decisions. (imdb)
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Cliffhanger (1993)
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains (imdb)
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Raising Cain (1992)
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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At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, before the natives murdered them all. They are sent by the pompous Leslie Huben, who runs the missionary effort in the area but who seems more concerned about competing with his Catholic 'rivals' than in the Indians themselves... (imdb)
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Ricochet (1991)
An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop. (imdb)
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Memphis Belle (1990)
The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. (imdb)
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Distant Thunder (1988)
A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he's been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes that he will have to cope with, and when the vet tries to contact his son, he realizes that he has caused more damage than he had imagined. (imdb)
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Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man... (imdb)
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Baby Girl Scott (1987)
The story of the Scotts, a young couple whose first child is born dangerously early, weighing less than a pound and a half. As they endure the anguish and struggle to help keep their baby alive, they discover what real love, courage and triumph are in the face of tragedy.
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Resting Place (1986)
The mysterious death of an army officer comes under investigation by Major Kendall Laird as the young soldier's parents seek an honorable burial place, out of respect for their son. The parents are assisted by their neighbor, Mrs. McAlister, in their patriotic and racially divided community.
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Mesmerized (1986)
An orphaned New Zealand girl married to an older, wealthy businessman learns to deal with his strange sexual desires. (imdb)
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The Manhattan Project (1986)
Boy meets scientist. Boy breaks into lab. Boy steals plutonium. Boy builds nuclear device. Scientist becomes mildly alarmed. Boy enters bomb in Science Fair. For the rest of the saga, you just have to see it to believe it. (imdb)
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Santa Claus (1985)
The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus. (imdb)
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2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
A joint American-Soviet space expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happen to the Discovery. (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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Footloose (1984)
A city boy comes to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned. (imdb)
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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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The Day After (1983)
A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas. (imdb)
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Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors which are their own versions of classic stories from Rod Serling's landmark television series. (imdb)
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Terms of Endearment (1983)
Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be (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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Blow Out (1981)
A soundman accidentally records the evidence that proves a car "accident" was murder, and consequently finds himself in danger. (imdb)
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Rich Kids (1979)
Two 12 year olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings. (imdb)
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All That Jazz (1979)
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer. (imdb)
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The Big Fix (1978)
Corruption and dirty tricks in a senatorial campaign directed by John Lithgow, an Abbie Hoffman character played by F. Murray Abraham, not a little comedy and a heaping of social commentary a la 60's style make this a highly recommended movie. (imdb)
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Obsession (1976)
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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Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972)
A Harvard graduate transports a load of marijuana from Boston to Berkeley, California. (imdb)
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