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Jon Gries

Jon Gries

Total Credits at Criticker: 57 (Actor)

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    All About the Money (2017)
    Two "down on their luck" buddies are convinced by a third to take a vacation. Only after landing in Colombia, South America, do they realize that they are there to attempt to capture the United States most wanted criminal - with no military training (imdb)
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    Dream Corp LLC (2016)
    Mind-f**k comedy typical of many Adult Swim series, the premise of this one being that a new patient undergoes dream therapy at Dream Corp LLC for each 11 minute episode. The dream sequences are created using rotoscoping and can be enjoyed with or without cannabis products.
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    The Axe Murders of Villisca (2016)
    'Villisca' is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 ax murders took place. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears. (imdb)
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    Faults (2015)
    Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents recruit one of the world's foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth. (imdb)
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    Pass the Light (2015)
    The story of Steve Bellafiore, a 17-year-old high school senior who decides to run for Congress in order to protect the faith that he so loves. (imdb)
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    Endgame (2015)
    A young boy throws all his energy into chess after his older brother dies in a car accident.
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    The Last Survivors (2015)
    A teenage girl fighting to protect the last working well in a drought-stricken valley. (imdb)
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    Americons (2015)
    AMERICONS tells the story of a broken down collegiate football star who gets a shot at real-estate stardom during the eleventh hour of LA's nihilistic sub-prime mortgage boom. (imdb)
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    Taken 3 (2015)
    Bryan Mills, an Ex-government operative is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed as he is tracked and pursued, Bryan Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name. (imdb)
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    Bad Turn Worse (2014)
    Three Texas teens hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when one of them steals from the wrong man. (imdb)
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    Eternity: The Movie (2014)
    Todd Lucas is a naive songwriter from the Midwest. BJ Fairchild is a brash saxophonist from The Valley. Alone, they are pathetic losers. Together, they form the most mediocre R&B duo of the 1980s - Eternity.
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    Locker 13 (2014)
    Skip delves into the mysteries of an old locker. His sage supervisor recounts chilling tales that underscore the importance of making the right choice. The stories come into play when Skip faces a life-or-death decision of his own. (imdb)
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    A True Story (2013)
    Mike and Matt own nothing and share everything, including their life's work, a screenplay, which seems to be their only escape from the harsh reality that is the Hollywood machine. (imdb)
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    Unicorn City (2012)
    Voss entices local gamers to create a Utopian society in an attempt to impress a potential employer, but paradise is disrupted when his nemesis lays claim to the city and Voss's true love. (imdb)
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    Taken 2 (2012)
    In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter. (imdb)
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    Napoleon Dynamite (2012)
    Follows the misadventures of an awkward high school teenager and his quirky friends as they struggle to navigate life in rural Idaho (imdb)
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    Around June (2012)
    A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman (June) living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father (Murry), meets a penniless illegal immigrant (Juan Diego), whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally break free and live her own life.
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    The Smell of Success (2011)
    A comedy about manure salesmen in 1960s heartland America.
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    Natural Selection (2011)
    When a dutiful, albeit barren Christian housewife discovers that her devout husband has suffered a stroke at a sperm bank where he's been secretly donating his seed for the past 25 years, she leaves her sheltered world and starts off on a journey to find his eldest biological son - a mullet-headed, foul-mouthed ex-con with whom she develops an odd but meaningful relationship. (imdb)
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    Good Intentions (2010)
    Off-beat southern comedy of blackmail, robbery and family values. (imdb)
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    Elsewhere (2009)
    Sarah and Jillian have been best friends for so long they can't remember when their friendship started. Growing up in the small town of Goshen, Indiana the two girls couldn't be more different. Although both girls long to be break free of the small-town life, Jillian is the first to act, revealing to Sarah that she has been meeting men on-line with the sole purpose of finding someone who will "take her away from this place". (imdb)
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    South of Heaven (2008)
    A romp through a violent and imagined wild west. (imdb)
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    Taken (2008)
    [Originally Released in 2008] A former spy (Neeson) relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter (Grace), who has been forced into the slave trade. (imdb)
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    The Comebacks (2007)
    Lambeau Fields lives a middle-class lifestyle in America along with his wife, Barb, and a gorgeous daughter, Michelle, who he has brought up as a son. Lambeau is a failure and has virtually given up on his career as a football coach. Then his friend, Freddie Wiseman, encourages him to re-enter this field, and he does so by re-locating to Plainfolk in Texas and joins the Heartland State University... (imdb)
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    American Pastime (2007)
    A powerful story about the dramatic impact WWII had in the home-front as Japanese American families were uprooted from their every day lives and placed into internment camps in Western US in the early 1940's. Faced with a country that now doubted their loyalty and struggling with their new situation, they turn to baseball as a way to handle their plight and find the strength to stand up for themselves becoming a true symbol of honor and pride. (Warner Bros.)
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    The Astronaut Farmer (2007)
    From the time he was a child, Charles Farmer (Thornton) had only one goal: to be an astronaut. Even when he is forced to drop out of NASA's astronaut training program to deal with a family situation, he refuses to let anything stand in the way of his dream. When, on the eve of the long-anticipated launch of his barn-built rocket, Farmer faces a new set of obstacles, he is determined o reach his goal no matter the odds. (Warner Bros.)
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    Car Babes (2006)
    A coming of age story about the quirky lives of car salesmen. (imdb)
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    Stick It (2006)
    The writer of the hit comedy "Bring It On" takes on the world of competitive gymnastics in Stick It. Haley Graham (Peregrym) is a rebellious 17-year-old who is forced to return to the regimented world of gymnastics after a run-in with the law. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    The Sasquatch Gang (2006)
    Young, fantasy/sci-fi aficionado Gavin Gore and his friends stumble onto some huge footprints in the woods. A local cop, reporter and a renowned Sasquatch authority investigate, while two of Gavin's dim-witted neighbors hatch a scheme to profit from the situation. (imdb)
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    September Dawn (2006)
    On September 11, 1857, in an unspoiled valley of the Utah territory--and in the name of God--120 men, women, and children were savagely murdered. Who ordered the massacre, and why, has been hidden in a cloak of secrecy and conspiracy. And the reputation of one of this nation's mightiest religious figures has been preserved and protected. This film is based on historical events. (Slow Hand Releasing)
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    Waterborne (2005)
    Three sets of area residents band together after a terrorist attack against L.A.'s water supply.
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    Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
    From Preston, Idaho comes Napoleon Dynamite (Heder), a new kind of hero complete with a tight red 'fro, some sweet moon boots and skills that can't be topped. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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    The Rundown (2003)
    A contemporary action-comedy set against the raw, untamed landscape of the Amazon. (Universal)
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    The Big Empty (2003)
    Favreau stars as a struggling actor who delivers a locked suitcase to a mysterious man in the California desert and gets more than he bargained for. (Rainstorm Entertainment)
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    The Snow Walker (2003)
    Barry Pepper stars in this survivalist adventure as cocky, hotheaded bush pilot Charlie Halliday, who agrees to transport a critically ill Inuit woman (Annabella Piugattuk) to a Yellowknife hospital during a routine stop on a supply run in Canada's Northwest Territories. The pair face dire consequences when their plane goes down in the Arctic tundra, leaving them marooned -- and facing the brutality of the looming northern winter.
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    Northfork (2003)
    In the next two days, the town of Northfork, Montana will cease to exist. The year is 1955 and Northfork is literally about to be "dammed," flooded to make way for a new hydroelectric project. Its citizens are heading for higher ground. With the exception of a few stoic resistors. (Paramount Classics)
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    Jackpot (2001)
    A film about the road to fame -- fame at any cost, at any level. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    The Beatnicks (2001)
    The Beat Nicks are musician Nick Nero and poet Nick Beat, a pair of self-styled truth-seekers who'd better find a gig or they'll be out on the street. Their luck begins to change when they find a box on the beach, a treasure chest of infinite beats that will set the stage for the ultimate success, a gig at the Monkey Club.
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    Twin Falls Idaho (1999)
    The story of Blake and Francis Falls, conjoined twins whose lives are as enigmatic as their unique appearance. In an eccentric hotel peopled with odd characters, the brothers dwell quietly. Then a beautiful young woman enters their lives, and for the first time someone sees the brothers' world from the inside. She makes them think of possibilities when they're certain there aren't any. They start to wonder how it would be to feel complete in new ways. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Men in Black (1997)
    Jones is K, a veteran of a government agency so secretive no one in power knows it exists; Smith is J, a former New York cop turned rookie operative. The two dress like the FBI but better, and drive a Ford that moves like the Stealth bomber. And, when not hanging out in their bachelor pad-cum-mission control, they flex muscle like the INS - albeit toward aliens with multiple, mutating heads.
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    Martin (1992)
    Martin (1992) - TV Series
    The random misadventures of Martin Payne, an abrasive, loud-mouthed (though somewhat insecure) Detroit talk show host and his assortment of friends and enemies.
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    The Grifters (1990)
    When small-time cheat Roy Dillon (Cusack) winds up in the hospital following an unsuccessful scam, it sets up a confrontation between his estranged mother Lilly (Huston) and sexy girlfriend Myra (Bening). Both Lilly and Myra are ruthless confidence artists playing the con game in a league far above Roy ... and always looking for their next victim. The question soon becomes who's conning who as Roy finds himself caught in a complicated web of passion and mistrust. (Miramax)
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    Pucker Up and Bark Like a Dog (1990)
    There's a fine line between love and truly strange behavior.
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    Rainbow Drive (1990)
    A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime. (imdb)
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    Fright Night Part 2 (1988)
    Three years after killing the vampire in the original, Charlie has started to believe it was all his imagination and starts to forget that vampires truly exist - until four strangers lead by Regina, a noted actress, arrives at Peter Vincent's house and starts to have an unhealthy interest in Charlie, Peter and Charlie's new girlfriend Alex... (imdb)
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    Glass Jaw (1987)
    Glass Jaw is the redemption story of Travis Austin, a one time champion boxer who goes to prison and loses everything. After his release, he experiences the trials and tribulations of redeeming his reputation, his belt, and his true love.
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    Number One with a Bullet (1987)
    A pair of detectives is assigned to investigate a murder, and discover a trail of corruption and criminal activity that leads right back to their own police department. (imdb)
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    The Monster Squad (1987)
    Dracula is alive. In fact, he plans to rule the world and that is why he seeks the help of other legendary monsters... (imdb)
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    TerrorVision (1986)
    A civilization on a distant planet has found a way to solve its garbage problem: turning it into energy and beaming it into outer space. A flaw in this system is found when the signal is accidentally picked up on Earth by the Putterman Family's home satellite dish. While this would ordinarily be just another mess, this particular transmission contains a hungry trash monster who quickly begins snacking on various Puttermans... (imdb)
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    Running Scared (1986)
    Danny and Ray are two street wise cops in Chicago. When they are almost killed on a case, they are forced to take a vacation by their captain... (imdb)
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    Real Genius (1985)
    Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a laser. (imdb)
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    September Gun (1983)
    Ben Sunday, a long-in-the-tooth gunfighter forms an uneasy alliance with a Catholic nun. The single-minded sister wants to erect a sanctuary for a group of Apache orphans. Ben Sunday picks an ideal spot, right in the center of town, the local saloon and "bawdy house".
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    Joysticks (1983)
    There's trouble in town and it's video games. High school students spend so much time with the electronic monsters that there's no time for schoolwork. Shucks. (imdb)
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    The Chicken Chronicles (1977)
    Comedy set in the senior class of a Beverly Hills High School of 1969. Dave Kessler is a young student about to graduate who wants to lose his virginity before the ceremony. (BFI)
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    Helter Skelter (1976)
    The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
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    Will Penny (1968)
    Will Penny, an ageing cowpoke, takes a job on a ranch which requires him to ride the line of the property looking for trespassers or, worse, squatters... (imdb)
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    Supernatural (2005)
    Supernatural (2005) - TV Series