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John Malkovich
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Date of Birth: Dec 9, 1953

Country: USA

Biography: John Gavin Malkovich is an American actor, producer, director and recently fashion designer with his label Technobohemian. Over the last 25 years of his career, Malkovich has appeared in more than 70 motion pictures. For his roles in Places in the Heart and In the Line of Fire, he received Academy Award nominations. He has also appeared in critically acclaimed films such as Empire of the Sun, The Killing Fields, Dangerous Liaisons, Con Air, Being John Malkovich, and Changeling. (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 91 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (90) | Director (1)
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Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)
Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. (imdb)
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years. (imdb)
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Supercon (2018)
A rag-tag group of former TV stars and comic book artists, who make their living working at conventions, decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon. (imdb)
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Bird Box (2018)
A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a dystopian setting along a river.
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Mile 22 (2018)
An elite American intelligence officer, aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of the country. (imdb)
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The New Pope (2018)
Upcoming follow-up series to Paolo Sorrentino's "The Young Pope."
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Casanovagen (2018)
A person enters the frame dressed up as a bird. In a dressing room, John Malkovich sheds the costume of Casanova. A young woman's skirt is just as orange as the beak of a zebra finch singing in a cage. White lilies stand at the foot of a statue of Virgin Mary, red roses in front of the window of an SM studio. There the quiet game of submission in exchange for money, in a museum an embrace, a poem whispered in the ear. Casanova Gene is a film about desire. (imdb)
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The ABC Murders (2018)
The ABC Murders (2018) - TV Mini-Series
In 1933, retired detective Hercule Poirot is targeted by a taunting killer who sends letters signed "ABC", which Poirot must decode in order to discover the identity of the murderer. (imdb)
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I Love You, Daddy (2017)
When a successful television writer's daughter becomes the interest of an aging filmmaker with an appalling past, he becomes worried about how to handle the situation. (imdb)
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The Wilde Wedding (2017)
A rich actress gathers family and friends in her New York estate to witness her 5th wedding ceremony.
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Bullet Head (2017)
Three career criminals find themselves trapped in a warehouse with the law closing in and an even worse threat waiting inside. (imdb)
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Unlocked (2017)
A CIA interrogator is lured into a ruse that puts London at risk of a biological attack. (imdb)
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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. (imdb)
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Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Super spy teams aren't born...they're hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. These elitists of the elite are joining forces with a chic undercover organization, The North Wind. Led by handsome and husky Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then...you know). Together, they must stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, from destroying the world as we know it. (imdb)
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Casanova Variations (2014)
Two stories about the greatest seducer of all time, Giacomo Casanova. (imdb)
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Cut Bank (2014)
Dwayne McLaren has been looking for a way out of his small town upbringing of Cut Bank, MT since he graduated high school several years earlier. When he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time, he jumps at a chance to pursue a better life in a bigger city with his girlfriend Cassandra. But luck doesn't exist in Cut Bank, and this perceived good fortune is quickly followed by a flood of bad karma. (imdb)
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Crossbones (2014)
Crossbones (2014) - TV Series
Set during the golden age of piracy in the 1700s and centers on legendary pirate Blackbeard. (imdb)
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Warm Bodies (2013)
After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world. (imdb)
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Red 2 (2013)
Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. (imdb)
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Educazione siberiana (2013)
A drama based on a memoir about growing up as a member of the Urka community in the small republic of Transnistria. (imdb)
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Side By Side (2012)
The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation. (imdb)
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Lines of Wellington (2012)
Valeria Sarmiento, the widow and frequent collaborator of the great Chilean filmmaker Raúl Ruiz (Mysteries of Lisbon), completes her late husband's final project with this expansive and inventive historical epic set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. (tiff.net)
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
The third installment in Michael Bay's trilogy travels back to 1969's historic moon landing, when Neil Armstrong and his Apollo 11 cohorts touch down in the Sea of Tranquility ... and discover what appears to be a downed Transformers craft. Flash forward to the present, and the Decepticons are ready to exact revenge on Optimus Prime and the rest of the Autobots. Shia LaBeouf returns as Sam Witwicky, the Autobots' human ally.
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Secretariat (2010)
The life story of Penny Chenery, owner of the racehorse Secretariat, who won the Triple Crown in 1973.
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Red (2010)
After trading in his professional past as a black-ops CIA agent for a new identity, Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) is basking in normalcy. But he's forced to return to old habits when a shadowy assassin puts a target on his back and goes after the woman (Mary-Louise Parker) he loves. Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren and John Malkovich co-star as former members of Moses's team who reluctantly reassemble to save his life.
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Jonah Hex (2010)
The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.
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Drunkboat (2010)
Drunkboat tells the story of a young teenager, Abe (Jacob Zachar) who manipulates the unsuspecting help of his alcoholic uncle (John Malkovich) to buy a boat (a Drunkboat) from a con man named Mr. Fletcher (John Goodman) when his mother Eileen (Dana Delaney) is out of town. The story resonates with the struggle of Uncle Mort, making the story much deeper than a simple tale of a boy and his boat. Both the uncle and Abe come of age in the story. (drunkboat.com)
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The Infernal Comedy: Confessions of a Serial Killer (2010)
In 1976, Jack Unterweger was convicted for the murder of Margaret Schaefer and sentenced to life in prison. (imdb)
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Saturday Night (2010)
With unprecedented access to the behind the scenes process of the writers, actors and producers, Franco and his crew document what it takes to create one full episode of Saturday Night Live. (imdb)
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Afterwards (2008)
Newly divorced lawyer Nathan Del Amico is shaken up after he meets a doctor who claims that he can sense when select people are about to die. Though he doesn't believe the doctor, events in Nathan's life slowly make him think he's not long for this world. (Anonymous)
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Changeling (2008)
A mother's prayer for her kidnapped son to return home is answered, though it doesn't take long for her to suspect the boy who comes back is not hers.
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The Great Buck Howard (2008)
A magician/illusionist in decline and his assistant seek to re-invigorate his career.
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Burn After Reading (2008)
A dark spy-comedy in which an ousted CIA official's memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two gym employees intent on making the most of their find.
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Bloody Mondays & Strawberry Pies (2008)
A substantial part of life is claimed by boredom. Beauty, love, work.. sometimes it just isn't worth getting out of bed. A girl in a strawberry pie factory, a stressed desert nomad, a Wall street stockbroker, the last living WW2 female spy, a painter who paints Time for 42 years, the first school shooter in history who wounded eleven children and killed two adults because: 'I don't like Mondays', are the characters in this film. (imdb)
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The Mutant Chronicles (2008)
In the 28th century 4 large corporations control different parts of the globe and are at war with one another over the world's resources. At least until their war unearths and ancient mechanical evil. (doctor 7)
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In Tranzit (2008)
The film tells the story of German prisoners of war who are mistakenly taken to a Russian transit women's prison, which temporarily contains women before they are sent to the Gulag. The prison's wardens are women, who want to take revenge of the German soldiers who killed their loved ones during the war. As time passes, the female wardens overcome their hatred for the prisoners and begin to treat them as ordinary people, including engaging in intimate relationships with them.
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Disgrace (2008)
After having an affair with a student, a Cape Town professor moves to the Eastern Cape, where he gets caught up in a mess of post-apartheid politics.
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Gardens of the Night (2008)
A cute young blonde girl gets abducted. You know your favorite nightmare scenario about what happens to girls like this who disappear? Well, that's exactly what happens -- from the girl's point of view, no less.
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Beowulf (2007)
The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge. (imdb)
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Eragon (2006)
When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it's the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands. (20th Century Fox)
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Klimt (2006)
Gustav Klimt's eternal search for perfection, eroticism and love are examined in this film, which centers on his passion for Lea de Castro, his struggle for artistic freedom, and his life-long but platonic relationship with Emilie Floge. (Outsider Pictures)
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Art School Confidential (2006)
Art School Confidential follows talented young artist Jerome Platz (Minghella) as he escapes from high school to a tiny East Coast art school. Here the boyish freshman's ambition is to become the world's greatest artist. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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The Call (2006)
The Call (2006) - Short Film
A promotional short movie from Pirelli, with John Malkovich (in the role of an exorcist), Naomi Campbell and a possessed TVR.
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Color Me Kubrick (2005)
The true story of a man who posed as director Stanley Kubrick during the production of Kubrick's last film, Eyes Wide Shut, despite knowing very little about his work and looking nothing like him.
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The Hitchhiker
Don't Panic... Stick out your thumb to join the most ordinary man in the world on an extra-ordinary adventure across the universe in this hilarious comedy. (Touchstone Pictures)
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The Libertine (2004)
The Libertine follows the adventures of John Wilmot (Depp), the second Earl of Rochester. Known for his scandalous ways, he lives life in pursuit of vice with little recourse. (The Weinstein Company)
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Johnny English (2003)
When all but one of MI5's top agents are killed in an explosion, it's left to the inept Johnny English to try and solve who has stolen the crown jewels from the Tower of London.
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A Talking Picture (2003)
A young history professor and her seven-year-old daughter embark on a cruise through the Mediterranean Sea and befriend three famous women of different nationalities. (Kino International)
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Napoléon (2002)
Napoléon (2002) - TV Mini-Series
The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story... (imdb)
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Ripley
Tom Ripley persuades a man to commit a murder for a large sum of money. The situation goes out of control, and that man must escape trouble. (imdb)
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Adaptation. (2002)
The lives of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, author Susan Orlean and orchid poacher John Laroche become strangely intertwined as each one's search for passion collides with the others' in this adaptation of the best-selling "The Orchid Thief."
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The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
As a Latin American nation nears collapse under a highly organized terrorist movement, idealistic policeman Agustin Rejas (Bardem) faces the greatest challenge of his career: to catch the mysterious guerilla leader Ezequiel. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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Hotel (2001)
While a British film crew are shooting a version of The Duchess Of Malfi in Venice, they in turn are being filmed by a sleasy documentary primadonna while the strange staff share meals which consist of human meat. Then there is the hit man, the call girl and the Hollywood producer all managing to become part of the madness... (imdb)
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The story of an aging French actor who - after learning his family has been killed in an accident - still carries on with his career, enjoys his morning espresso and newspaper, appreciates the endless beauty that is Paris, and takes a stand against the philistinism that plagues his professional life. (Film Forum)
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Knockaround Guys (2001)
The four sons of major Brooklyn mobsters have to team up to retrieve a bag of cash in a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff. Specifically, the story gets started when Matt Demaret goes on a job to deliver the money for his mob father on the advice of his uncle. Things don't go as planned though...
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Dance of Despair and Disillusionment (2000)
American Arts & Culture Presents John Horatio Malkovich "Dance of Despair and Disillusionment". (imdb)
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Les misérables (2000)
Les misérables (2000) - TV Mini-Series
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert. (imdb)
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Ladies Room (2000)
In an ethereal, high-ceilinged room, women stand, waiting. Perhaps it's Purgatory and they're dead. In the room, two young women, one an actress and the other a psychologist, watch the last few days of their lives on a TV screen. Both are having affairs with married men, each has a long encounter with her lover's wife, and both these scenes take place in a ladies' room, one backstage at a play that's about to preview, the other at an opera house during the first act. The relationships between ea
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Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
A witty, atmospheric, and deliciously feverish tale inspired by the great German film director F. W. Murnau and the making of his unforgettable "Nosferatu." (Lions Gate Films)
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors. (imdb)
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Time Regained (1999)
Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and forth in time. Marcel at various ages interacts with Odette, with the beautiful Gilberte and her doomed husband, with the pleasure-seeking Baron de Charlus, with Marcel's lover Albertine, and with others... (imdb)
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RKO 281 (1999)
RKO 281 (1999) - TV Movie
Coming to Hollywood as a celebrated boy genius featuring a spectacular career arc in New York including his "War of the Worlds" radio hoax, Orson Welles is stymied on the subject for his first film... (imdb)
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Being John Malkovich (1999)
Craig, a puppeteer, takes a filing job in a low-ceilinged office in Manhattan. Although married to the slightly askew Lotte, he hits on a colleague, the sexually frank Maxine. She's bored but snaps awake when he finds a portal leading inside John Malkovich: for 15 minutes you see, hear, and feel whatever JM is doing, then you fall out by the New Jersey Turnpike... (imdb)
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
The Musketeers' most glorious, and dangerous, adventure begins with the rescue of a mysterious prisoner from a fortress island prison. But they soon realize that their mission may lead to the destruction of the very throne they serve. (MGM)
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Rounders (1998)
A story of passion, risk, and the extreme price of friendship in the world of high-stakes poker. (Miramax)
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Con Air (1997)
A prison parolee (Cage) on his way to freedom faces impossible odds when the maximum security transport plane he's on is skyjacked by the most vicious criminals in the country. (Buena Vista Entertainment)
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Mary Reilly (1996)
A housemaid falls in love with Dr. Jekyll and his darkly mysterious counterpart, Mr. Hyde. (imdb)
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Cannes Man (1996)
The Cannes Film Festival. It's where deals get made, producers get laid, and stars get paid. It's where all the movie industry meets to buy and sell all the movies on the planet. And it's where the art of the deal can be filled with more laughs than the deal itself. Sy Lerner is the quintessential movie producer, when he makes a bet that he can take any kid off the street and turn him into a superstar overnight using the universal language of the festival: hype. He meets Frank Rhinoslavsky and t (imdb)
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Mulholland Falls (1996)
In 1950's Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman. (imdb)
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The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Isabel Archer, an American heiress and free thinker travels to Europe to find herself. She tactfully rebuffs the advances of Caspar Goodwood, another American who has followed her to England. Her cousin, Ralph Touchett, wise but sickly becomes a soulmate of sorts for her. (imdb)
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The Ogre (1996)
Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester, he's recruited as a soldier in the 2nd World War, but very soon he is taken prisoner of war. After shortly serving in Goerings hunting lodge, he becomes the dogsbody in Kaltenborn Castle, an elite training camp for German boys. Completely happy to take care of these children, he becomes a servant of Nazism, catching boys from the area as supplies for the camp. (imdb)
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O Convento (1995)
The journey of Michael Padovic, an American professor who arrives with his wife, Helene, at a Portuguese convent where he expects to find the documents needed to prove his theory: Shakespeare was born in Spain; not in England. (imdb)
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Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards the true image of that absolute and mysterious reality that nobody will ever see". (imdb)
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Heart of Darkness (1994)
Marlow is an ambitious and adventurous sailor who is employed by an English trading company and sent to an African colony. There he travels up the river, visiting the trading stations who barters for ivory with the natives. On his journey he is told about a man named Kurtz whose station is the one furthest up the river, deep in the African jungle... (imdb)
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Alive (1993)
Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash. (imdb)
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In the Line of Fire (1993)
Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.
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Of Mice and Men (1992)
Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams. (imdb)
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Jennifer 8 (1992)
A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. Meanwhile, a serial killer is on the loose and only John knows it. (imdb)
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The Object of Beauty (1991)
Jak & Tina are an American couple staying in London. Faced with a hotel bill they can't pay Jake proposes to sell Tina's Henry Moore sculpture. Tina refuses but comes up with a different way of making money. (Own summary)
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Queens Logic (1991)
When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new found maturity and discover what Queens Logic is all about. This comedy takes a look at friendship, loyalty, and love. (imdb)
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Shadows and Fog (1991)
A small and insignificant bookkeeper, Kleinman, is awoken one night by his neighbours who wants him... (imdb)
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The Sheltering Sky (1990)
The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travels aimless through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give new sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions leads both only deeper into despair. (imdb)
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Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Set in France around 1760-1770. The Marquise de Merteuil needs a favour from her ex-lover, Vicomte de Valmont. One Marquise de Merteuil's ex-lover, Gercourt, is planning on marrying a young, virtuos, woman called Cecile de Volanges. The Marquise would like Valmont to seduce Cecile before her wedding day. Meanwhile Valmont has a conquest of his own in mind, Madame de Tourvel, a beautiful, married, and God fearing woman... (imdb)
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The Glass Menagerie (1987)
A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister. (imdb)
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Making Mr. Right (1987)
An unusual, somewhat emotionless scientist builds an android that looks identical to him for a mission to space. But when the PR agent that is promoting the android begins teaching it about feelings, things start to get complicated.
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Empire of the Sun (1987)
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II. (imdb)
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Eleni (1985)
Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this... (imdb)
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Death of a Salesman (1985)
An aging traveling salesman recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it. (imdb)
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Places in the Heart (1984)
Edna Spalding finds herself alone and broke on a small farm in the midst of the Great Depression when her husband the Sheriff is killed in an accident. A wandering black man, Moses, helps her to plant cotten to try and keep her farm and her kids together. She also takes on a blind border, Mr. Will, who lost his sight in the first World War. She must endure storms and harsh labor to try and make her mortage payment on time. (imdb)
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The Killing Fields (1984)
An American citizen is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody "Year Zero" ethnic cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million "undesirable" civilians. (imdb)
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True West (1984)
A videotaped stage performance of Sam Shepard's play. (IMDb) True West is about the sibling rivalry between two estranged brothers who have reconnected. (Wikipedia)
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