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Karen Allen
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Date of Birth: Oct 5, 1951

Country: USA

Biography: Karen Jane Allen (born October 5, 1951) is an American actress best known for her role as Marion Ravenwood in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). Allen has also had roles in films including National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), The Wanderers (1979), Cruising (1980), Starman (1984), Scrooged (1988), The Sandlot (1993), and Poster Boy (2004)...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 31 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (31)
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Year by the Sea (2016)
Hoping to reclaim who she was before marriage and children, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free. (imdb)
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Bad Hurt (2015)
Chronicles a family's hopeful battle to stay together as personal demons and destructive secrets threaten to rip them apart. (imdb)
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White Irish Drinkers (2011)
Brooklyn, 1975: two brothers looking for a way out of their working-class neighborhood make a pact to rob a local theater on the night of a Rolling Stones concert.
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls. (imdb)
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Poster Boy (2004)
Inspired by the real-life story of lesbian Mary Cheney, daughter of conservative Vice President Dick Cheney, Poster Boy is a timely and provocative story set against the explosive intersection of radical right-wing politics and increasing gay visibility. (Regent Releasing)
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When Will I Be Loved (2004)
This hip, scintillating, post-feminist film takes a classic Hollywood form -- that of a leading lady as black widow -- and brings it edgy new life. (IFC Films)
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Briar Patch (2003)
A woman becomes immersed in a brutal love triangle when an unwelcomed admirer kills her abusive husband even though she's already having an affair. (imdb)
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World Traveler (2001)
On the day of his son's third birthday, without discussion with his wife or even leaving a note, Manhattan architect Cal gets in the family Volvo and starts driving. Marriage is suffocating him. His traveling seems aimless: stopping to work construction, drinking heavily, picking up women, thinking about his wife and son but not calling them. He sometimes goes across the borderline into fantasy as he imagines resolutions to his travels... (imdb)
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Shaka Zulu: The Citadel (2001)
Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his struggle to unite his people against the largest empire in the world.
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The Perfect Storm (2000)
In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure. (imdb)
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The Basket (1999)
A picturesque Pacific Northwest community raising its wheat and children in the midst of a nation reeling from World War I sets the stage for The Basket. In a time of pain and prejudice woven against a background of beauty, The Basket ultimately points to triumph and hope in a changing America.
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Falling Sky (1998)
Emily (Brittany Murphy), a young girl coming of age in lower class Las Vegas, must deal with her alcoholic mother, Resse (Karen Allen). (imdb)
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Wind River (1998)
Nick Wilson (Blake Heron) finds his young life forever changed when he's kidnapped by a Shoshone tribe and forced to live among Native Americans, whom he begins to see as his true family. When a settler-led search party eventually shows up to bring him home, he's not sure he wants to be rescued. Karen Allen and Wes Studi also star in this family-friendly adventure inspired by the memoirs of Pony Express rider Elijah Nicholas Wilson.
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Two strangers meet briefly. Twenty years later they have changed and their lives become intertwined.
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King of the Hill (1993)
A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down hotel after his parents and younger brother are individually separated from which is set in the 1930s Depression-era Midwest.
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Voyage (1993)
Voyage (1993) - TV Movie
Morgan and Catherine Norvell have their future plans ready. In Monte Carlo, their sailboat is stocked. From there they are going to sail to Malta and live on the boat for a year. They have bought some real estate with an old ruin of a hotel on it, which they are going to rebuild. A few days before they are about to start, they meet Gil and Ronnie Freeland. (imdb)
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Ghost in the Machine (1993)
Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's address book to demonstrate a hand-held scanner. Karl obtains the file, and while driving to Terry's house that night in a heavy rainstorm, his car runs off the road and lands upside down in a cemetery... (imdb)
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The Sandlot (1993)
Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball... (imdb)
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Challenger (1990)
This film profiles the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. Center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments surrounding the use of the o-rings that ultimately were blamed for the explosion. Film is lent authenticity by being filmed at the Johnson Space Center in Texas. (imdb)
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Scrooged (1988)
A cynically selfish TV executive gets haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
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Backfire (1988)
Mara and Donny are the ideal couple, young, rich and attractive. Only the horrible nightmares of Vietnam that haunt Donny flaw their perfect life. The fury of artillery, the screams of the wounded, and the ominous putt-putt of choppers rage within him and suddenly, there is blood everywhere...Betrayal, deceit and murder ignite the tension. Is that only a backfire, or is someone firing back? (imdb)
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Terminus (1987)
In a sort of "Mad Max" futuristic adventure, an international sport has been established where a driver of a computerized truck must drive across country to an established terminus and not be stopped by other vehicles. (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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Starman (1984)
An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them. (imdb)
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Shoot the Moon (1982)
A fifteen year marraige dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. He's preoccupied with a career and a mistress, she with a career and caring for four young children. While they attempt to go their separate ways, jealousy and bitterness reconnect them.
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Split Image (1982)
Young man is sucked into an unnamed religious cult by beautiful girl and gets increasingly under the mind control of the cult leader. After his parents fail in their efforts to talk him out of it, they hire a guy who kidnaps and then de-programs him. (imdb)
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
You're in for thrills as Indiana Jones (Ford) confronts snakes, Nazis and one astonishing cliffhanger after another -- all topped off by the discovery and opening of the mystical Ark of the Covenant. (Paramount)
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Cruising (1980)
A police detective goes undercover in the sleazy and underground gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer whom is murdering numerous gay men with S&M tactics. (imdb)
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A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
Harvard in the 1960's: a time of social upheaval and student unrest. Three students bond together, challenge the system and begin to lose their ideals. (imdb)
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The Wanderers (1979)
Set against the urban jungle of 1963 New York's gangland subculture, this coming of age teenage movie is set around the Italian gang the Wanderers. Slight comedy, slight High School angst and every bit entertaining with its classic 1950's Rock n' Roll soundtrack such as "Walk Like a Man", "Big Girls Don't Cry" by The Four Seasons and "My Boyfriend's Back" by The Angels... (imdb)
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Animal House (1978)
At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the Delta House Fraternity, but those roughhousers have other plans for him. (imdb)
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