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Jon Voight
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Date of Birth: Dec 29, 1938

Country: USA

Biography: Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence at the end of the 1960s, with a performance as a would-be gigolo in 1969's Best Picture winner, Midnight Cowboy, for which he earned his first Academy Award nomination. Throughout the following decades, Voight built his reputation with an array of challenging roles, appearing in such landmark films as Deliverance (1972), and Coming Home (1978)...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 74 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (74) | Writer (1)
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Surviving the Wild (2018)
Against the wishes of his divorcing parents, a young boy steals the ashes of his dead Grandfather and runs away into the wilderness with his dog, determined to fulfil his beloved Grandpa's dying wishes of having his ashes spread atop a remote mountain. Along the treacherous journey, the boy and the dog are accompanied by the ghost of his Grandpa, who helps them on their journey.
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Orphan Horse (2018)
A young runaway girl hides out in the barn of a retired horse trainer and forms a bond with his troubled filly. (imdb)
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Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
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JL Ranch (2016)
A veteran rancher and former sheriff, forced to face some federal bureaucracy when an old enemy-cum-millionaire alleges he doesn't actually own his beloved family ranch in a small Texas town.
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. (imdb)
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American Wrestler: The Wizard (2016)
In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team. (imdb)
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Woodlawn (2015)
A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
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Deadly Lessons (2014)
A mysterious college professor becomes the focus of a murderer investigation when he is framed by his rival, Dr. Crazx, a Pulitzer prize winning psychiatrist. (imdb)
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The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films (2014)
THE GO-GO BOYS: The Inside Story of Cannon Films is a documentary about two Israeli-born cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American Dream turned the Hollywood power structure upside down, producing over 300 films and becoming the most powerful independent film company in the world. Up close and personal, the film examines the complex relationship between two contradictory personalities whose combined force fueled their success and eventual collapse. (imdb)
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Ray Donovan (2014)
Ray Donovan (2014) - TV Series
Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in LA, can make anyone's problems disappear except those created by his own family. (imdb)
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Getaway (2013)
Brent Magna must get behind the wheel and follow the orders of a mysterious man to save his kidnapped wife. (imdb)
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Baby Geniuses and the Mystery of the Crown Jewels (2013)
When valuable objects begin disappearing throughout Europe, it's up to a band of brilliant babies to travel overseas and catch the thieves before it's too late. (imdb)
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Beyond (2012)
A detective teams with a tabloid psychic to track down a missing child. (imdb)
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Casting By (2012)
The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood (imdb)
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Lone Star (2010)
Lone Star (2010) - TV Series
An oil man lives a double life. (imdb)
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Pride and Glory (2008)
A corruption scandal fractures a family of NYC cops in this generational drama about homicide detective Ray Tierney, who's tasked with investigating a precinct run by his brother.
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An American Carol (2008)
An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.
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24: Redemption (2008)
Film based on the real-time television series "24", which chronicles a day in the life of Federal Agent Jack Bauer. (imdb)
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Four Christmases (2008)
A couple struggle to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas Day. (imdb)
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Bratz: The Movie (2007)
The highly popular dolls BRATZ finally come alive in BRATZ, the first live action feature film based on the chic fashion dolls. As long as they can remember, Yasmin, Jade, Sasha and Cloe have been "BFF" - Best Friends Forever. Inseparable since they first met, the young girls have always supported each other's individual personalities, talents and fabulous fashion styles. (imdb)
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Transformers (2007)
Aliens make Earth their final battleground. As the forces of evil seek the key to ultimate power, Earth's last chance for survival rest in the hands of young Sam Witwicky. (Paramount Pictures)
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben's great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's death. Determined to prove his ancestor's innocence, Ben follows an international chain of clues that takes him on a chase from Paris to London and ultimately back to America. This journey leads Ben and his crew not only to surprising revelations, but also to the trail of the world's most treasured secrets. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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Glory Road (2006)
Glory Road tells the inspiring story of the underdog Texas Western basketball team, with history's first all African American starting lineup of players, who took the country by storm, surprisingly winning the 1966 NCAA tournament title. Josh Lucas stars as Hall of Famer Don Haskins, the passionately dedicated college basketball coach that changed the history of basketball with his team's victory in this time of innocence. (Disney)
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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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Olhar Estrangeiro (2006)
Fantasies and clich├ęs about Brazil and Brazilians as reinforced by international films, even those actually shot in Brazil. This documentary features interviews with non-Brazilian directors, writers and stars who have been involved in some of those films. (imdb)
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The Making of Heat (2005)
The Making of Heat (2005) - Direct-to-Video
A lot of ground is covered in this thourough documentary about the making of the film Heat (1995). The origin and fruition of the story/film is explained, as well as the overall love shared for this project by everyone involved through many interviews with cast and crew members. (imdb)
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Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004)
The adventure continues with a new generation of talking toddlers. This time, the baby geniuses find themselves at the center of a nefarious scheme led by powerful media mogul Bill Biscane (Voight) to use his state-of-the-art satellite system to control the minds of the world's population. (Sony)
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The Karate Dog (2004)
When LAPD computer expert Peter Fowler investigates the killing of an old man in Chinatown, he finds the only witness is his dog, Cho Cho. But Fowler soon discovers Cho Cho is the only dog in the world who can speak to humans... not only that, Cho Cho is an expert in martial arts. When they join forces to track down the mastermind behind the death of Cho Cho's master, it leads these unusual partners into uncovering a dangerous conspiracy which puts both of their lives in danger. (imdb)
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National Treasure (2004)
Nicholas Cage stars as the brilliant treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates in who discovers a secret from our nation's past that will lead to the greatest adventure in history. (Disney)
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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
As the entire nation watches the presidential campaign hurtle towards Election Day, one soldier races to uncover the conspiracy behind it -- a conspiracy that seeks to destroy democracy itself. (Paramount Pictures)
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004)
On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to his corporeal existence who help him understand the meaning of his life. (imdb)
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Jasper, Texas (2003)
Set in the small town of Jasper, Tx. in 1998, this true drama explores the aftermath of the horrible death of James Byrd, Jr., an African-American who was dragged to his death by three white men. An outraged nation watched as the white sheriff and the first black mayor of Jasper struggle to maintain control of their town and their personal emotions. (cduniverse.com)
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Holes (2003)
Based on the award-winning 1999 children's book of the same name, this funny and poignant film features an unusual young hero who is in for the adventure of his life when he is sent to a Texas detention camp. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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Second String (2002)
Football player Dan Heller (Gil Bellows) spends more time in the office than on the field. A reserve player for the Buffalo Bills, he rarely gets to play and fails to impress the impenetrable Coach Dichter (Jon Voight). But when star quarterback Doug Flutie (who co-stars as himself) is overcome with food poisoning, Heller, with the support of his wife (Teri Polo) and best friend (Richard T. Jones) gets the chance to prove he's a true athlete.
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Uprising (2001)
Uprising (2001) - TV Movie
Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943. (imdb)
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Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
The bones of a giant are discovered turing Jack Robinson's life upside down, teaching him the truth behind the fairy tale and how he can fix a greedy ancestor's mistakes. (imdb)
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Pearl Harbor (2001)
Pearl Harbor is a romantic tale set during World War 2. Childhood friends Rafe and Danny become Navy pilots and meet Evelyn, a Navy nurse. Rafe falls for Evelyn, before volunteering, while Evelyn and Danny are transferred to Pearl Harbor.
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Zoolander (2001)
Follows the world's most famous -- and empty-headed -- male model as he discovers the horrifying secret behind why there are no male models who live past the age of 30. (Paramount Pictures)
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Ali (2001)
Will Smith and director/writer Michael Mann take you into the heart and life of the boxer, the legend and, more importantly, the man. (Columbia Pictures)
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Lara Croft:  Tomb Raider (2001)
The fate of mankind rests in the hands of one Lara Croft (Jolie), a twenty-first century heroine inspired by the most popular interactive video character in history. (Paramount Pictures)
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A Dog of Flanders (1999)
Orphaned at birth and living with his kindly grandfather (Warden) in a small village in the early 19th century, Nello (Kissner) sets out against all odds to pursue his dream of becoming a great artist. (Warner Brothers)
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Varsity Blues (1999)
In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion. The head coach is deified, as long as the team is winning and 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. In his 35th year as head coach, Bud Kilmer (Jon Voight) is trying to lead his West Canaan Coyotes to their 23rd division title... (imdb)
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Noah
Noah's Ark (1999) - TV Mini-Series
In the Biblical story from Genesis, God floods the world as Noah rescues his family and the animals in a gigantic ark. (imdb)
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The Fixer (1998)
The Fixer (1998) - TV Movie
Jack Killoran is a lawyer who can 'fix' any situation for his wealthy clients, usually by bribing or blackmailing corrupt officials. Killoran runs afoul of some of his clients when he has a crisis of conscience after miraculously surviving a riding accident.
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Enemy of the State (1998)
A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime. (imdb)
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The General (1998)
The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team. (imdb)
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Rosewood (1997)
Rosewood is the true story of an almost unknown incident in a small Florida town, (fictionalized, but faithful to the known facts, as documented in a 1994 report by the Florida Legislature). The town was inhabited almost entirely by quiet, "middle-class" African- Americans (most of them home and land owners and better off than average at the time.) On New Year's day, 1923, the town was wiped off the face of the earth by angry whites from a neighboring community. (Allmovie.com)
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The Rainmaker (1997)
An adaptation of John Grisham's novel about an idealistic young attorney who takes on the case of a lifetime.
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Anaconda (1997)
Deep in the Brazilian Rainforest, a river barge makes its way up the Amazon. Aboard is a documentary film crew with a dream assignment: to track down the legendary Shirishama Indians-- the people of the Mist! But during a violent storm, the crew rescues a mysterious stranger, Paul Sarone (Voight), whose boat has stalled on the river. Sarone professes a vast knowledge of the Shirishama and volunteers to lead the filmmakers directly to the elusive tribe... (imdb)
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U Turn (1997)
He's a small-time gambler with a backpack full of cash, an overdue debt in Vegas and a broken radiator hose. She's a hot-and-cold vixen caught in the grips of a twisted relationship with her powerful husband. Both of them just want to get out of town. And after you meet the citizens of Superior, Arizona, you'll understand why. (Sony)
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Most Wanted (1997)
Sgt. James Dunn, who is wrongly accused of assassination of the officer he had a row with, is saved from death row and recruited for top-secret special operations squad led by Lt. Col Grant Casey. (imdb)
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Mission: Impossible (1996)
Cruise stars as Ethan Hunt, a secret agent framed for the deaths of his espionage team. Fleeing from government assassins, breaking into the CIA's most impenetrable vault, clinging to the roof of a speeding bullet train, Hunt races like a burning fuse to stay one step ahead of his pursuers... and draw one step closer to discovering the shocking truth. (Paramount)
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Heat (1995)
A Los Angeles crime saga, "Heat" focuses on the lives of two men on opposite sides of the law - one a detective; the other a thief.(imdb)
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Convict Cowboy (1995)
Sentenced to prison in Montana, Clay Treyton (Kyle Chandler) winds up living at a convict ranch operated by an enterprising warden (Ben Gazzara). Here, Clay gets a chance to learn about rodeo riding from former champion and fellow inmate Ry Weston (Jon Voight). As the bond between the veteran and fledgling cowboys strengthens, Clay must find a way to withstand the pressure being exerted on him by other drug-dealing cons. (Netflix)
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Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)
'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. (imdb)
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The Last of His Tribe (1992)
The story of Ishi who is the last survivor of the Yahi Indians of California is befriended by an anthropologist who is able to speak Ishi's language. He is a gold mine of information about his tribe's way of life. (imdb)
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Chernobyl: The Final Warning (1991)
True story about the tragic nuclear power plant accident in Chernobyl (imdb)
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Eternity (1989)
TV producer James has an extremely vivid dream, in which he is a prince struggling to keep the kingdom at peace against the wishes of his warfaring brother, while at the same time competing with his brother for a woman's love. The figures in his dream match those in his real life, with his brother being an aggressive business man trying to buy James out... (imdb)
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Desert Bloom (1986)
The story involves Rose Chismore's youth. She flashes back and remembers her coming-of-age. Her recollections are sometimes less than sweet, particularly those of her troubled and alcoholic step-father. Her memories of Robin, her first-love, are much happier and she also recalls her colorful Aunt Starr -- who's visit is fun but also detrimental to her family's health. The setting of 1950s Las Vegas' bomb testing is increasingly significant to the development of the story. (imdb)
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Runaway Train (1985)
Two escaped convicts and a female railway worker find themselves trapped on a train with no brakes and nobody driving. (imdb)
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Table for Five (1983)
J. P. Tannen takes his three children for a vacation cruise. They usually live with their mother and step-father, but now J. P. feels capable of taking them. Emotional tragedy strikes, causing battles parent against parent, and parent against child. J. P. tries to show his children that he loves them. (imdb)
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Lookin
Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around. (imdb)
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The Champ (1979)
Billy Flynn, an ex box champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah. He makes just enough money to raise his little boy T.J... (imdb)
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Coming Home (1978)
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there. (imdb)
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End of the Game (1975)
While investigating a high-profile murder case, a savvy but unorthodox veteran police inspector has to cope with a bad conscience, bad health, an overzealous partner, a timid superior and interference from political interests. This is an existential whodunit, but a good one, and like any good whodunit, ends with a very surprising conclusion. (imdb)
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The Odessa File (1974)
After reading the diary of an eldery Jewish man who commited suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually finds himself involved with the powerful organization of former SS members, called ODESSA, as well as with the Israeli secret service. Miller probes deeper and eventually discovers a link between the SS-Captain, ODESSA, and his own family. (imdb)
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Conrack (1974)
A young, white teacher is assigned to an isolated island off the coast of South Carolina populated mostly by poor black families. He finds that the basically illiterate, neglected children there know so little of the world outside their island that they have virtually developed their own language ("Conrack" is their way of saying his name, Conroy) and, in fact, don't have much interest in learning about anything outside the island. He has to find a way to get through to these kids and teach them (imdb)
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Deliverance (1972)
Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country. (imdb)
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The Revolutionary (1970)
A well-meaning student tries to fight against a corrupt society that practices a form of "repressive tolerance." He moves from one form of protest to another, finding defeat and frustration each time, and escalating his militancy in the hopes of making a difference next time. (imdb)
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Catch-22 (1970)
A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions. (imdb)
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Out of It (1969)
See a Brain and a Brawn battle for the affection of a bird in the back seat of a 1962 Buick!
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Midnight Cowboy (1969)
A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City. (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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Fearless Frank (1967)
Naive country boy Voight treks off to the Big City, is murdered by gangsters, and is reincarnated as a superhero and his monsterlike clone. (Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide)
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