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Matt Dillon

Matt Dillon

Date of Birth: 18 Feb 1964

Country: USA

Biography: Matthew Raymond "Matt" Dillon is an American actor. He began acting in the late 1970s, gaining fame as a teenage idol during the 1980s. In 1977, Jane Bernstein and a friend were helping director Jonathan Kaplan cast the violent teen drama Over the Edge when they found Dillon cutting class at Hommocks Middle School in Larchmont. Dillon auditioned for a role and made his debut in the film...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 66 (Actor), 1 (Director), 1 (Writer)

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    Albino Alligator
    Matt Dillon and Gary Sinise play brothers Dova and Milo ... a couple of small-time crooks suddenly in way over their heads. When a holdup goes terribly wrong, the robbers flee to a local bar, desperately taking everyone inside hostage. With nowhere to run and time running out, it's a deadly situation where every second counts! (Buena Vista)
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    Beautiful Girls
    An all-star cast sparks this comedy about a group of old friends whose 10-year high school reunion creates some unexpected surprises. (Miramax)
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    City of Ghosts
    A con man flees to Southeast Asia when an international scam he was involved in goes sour. Suspecting he's been double-crossed by his long-time mentor, he sets off to Cambodia for his promised cut. What he finds there is a mysterious and hostile environment where even the most polished criminal can end up on deadly ground. (imdb)
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    Crash
    A provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America. Diving headlong into the diverse melting pot of post-9/11 Los Angeles, this compelling urban drama tracks the volatile intersections of a multi-ethnic case of characters' struggles to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another's lives. (Lions Gate Films)
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    In & Out
    A high school English teacher is outed as a gay man by a former student while accepting an Academy Award. Comedy ensues in the teacher's private life and small town where he teaches. Story rumored to be loosely based upon Tom Hanks acceptance speech when receiving his Academy Award for "Philadelphia". (imdb)
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    One Night at McCool\
    It all started one night at McCool's....three unsuspecting men and one woman with a dream are brought together by lust, mayhem, bingo, DVDs, and the finer points of home decorating. (USA Films)
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    Rockets Redglare!
    Documentary on Rockets Redglare (aka Michael Morra), a colorful figure on the New York City art scene up until his death in 2001. In his life, Redglare was the bodyguard/drug dealer to Sid Vicious and Jean Michel Basquiat, a stand-up comedian (he toured with Steve Buscemi), and an actor in over 30 films, including "Stranger Than Paradise", "Down by Law", and "Mystery Train". (imdb)
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    There\
    There's something about Mary that still bewitches Ted. Although he hasn't seen her in over a dozen years, since that shameful prom night, his heart still flutters at the recollection of her. He's still crazy about her after all these years, and curious as to her whereabouts. At the insistence of his good friend Dom, he hires private eye Pat Healy to track her down in Miami.
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    To Die For
    Structured in a documentary style, the film focuses on the life of a woman (Kidman) obsessed with the dream of becoming a media personality. (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
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    Wild Things
    A mystery of deceit, sex and greed as unpredictable as a hungry gator, this is the swamp-steamy thriller about two high school students, the guidance counselor they accuse of rape and the detective who knows there's more to the story. (Sony)
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    Herbie: Fully Loaded
    Herbie, the most beloved car of them all, is back and Lindsay Lohan's got him in Disney's all new revved-up comedy adventure. (Disney)
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    Golden Gate
    Fresh out of law school, Kevin Walker is recruited into the FBI and commissioned to root out communist subversives amongst the San Francisco Chinese community. (imdb)
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    Grace of My Heart
    Riveting tale about an aspiring singer, Edna Buxton (Denise Waverly) wonderfully played by Illeana Douglas... (imdb)
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    Singles
    A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle. (imdb)
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    Over the Edge
    New Grenada is a planned community set in the desert where there is nothing for the kids to do, save for a rec center - which closes at 6 PM... (imdb)
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    The Outsiders
    When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. (imdb)
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    Rumble Fish
    Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on. (imdb)
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    Drugstore Cowboy
    A realistic road movie about a drug addict, his 'family', and their inevitable decline into crime. (imdb)
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    My Bodyguard
    When a boy comes to a new school and gets harassed by a bully, he acquires the services of the school's most feared kid as a bodyguard. (imdb)
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    Employee of the Month
    About a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancee Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank robberies and millions of dollars become part of his day from hell. (imdb)
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    Loverboy
    Brilliant, beautiful and financially secure, Emily Stoll (Sedgwick) never wanted a husband or a house with a picket fence. She knew she needed just one thing to make her happy: a child with whom she could share life's wonders. (ThinkFilm)
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    Little Darlings
    Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp. (imdb)
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    Once in a Lifetime
    It was 1977 and one of New York's most tumultuous and decadent summers. Then, in the midst of blackouts, riots, the Son of Sam serial killer scare and the dawn of Studio 54, came an entirely unexpected moment of inspiration: the rise of the New York Cosmos, America's first great soccer team, and its larger-than-life superstar, Pelé... (Miramax Films)
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    You, Me and Dupree
    The wildly comic story of a suburban couple (Dillon, Hudson) who are just trying to make their new marriage work when her and me unexpectedly becomes You, Me and Dupree (Wilson). (Universal Pictures)
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    Factotum
    Based on the novel by Charles Bukowski, Factotum is the story of a man living on the edge; a writer who risks everything, tries anything, and finds poetry in life's pleasure and pain. (IFC Films)
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    Breakfast with Hunter
    A documentary on the infamous gonzo journalist, Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. (imdb)
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    Rebel
    This drama is set in World War II Australia, where an American Marine, Rebel is recuperating from wounds suffered in battle. He is weary of war and is intent on going AWOL and escaping from Australia... (imdb)
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    The Flamingo Kid
    Jeffrey feels boxed in; in his home, in his life, in his dreams. At the Flamingo beach club his eyes are opened to a world filled with what he sees as beautiful people and perfect lives. He turns his back on his family in pursuit of easy street... (imdb)
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    A Kiss Before Dying
    Realising his secret girl-friend Dorothy's pregnancy will sour her relations with her ultra-rich father, career-minded Philadelphia student Jonathan Corliss cooly murders her, making it look like suicide. He then moves to New York to woo her twin sister Ellen. All seems to go well for him, although Ellen's continued investigations into what she is convinced was no suicide forces him to kill again. (imdb)
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    Mr. Wonderful
    Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends... (imdb)
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    Bloodhounds of Broadway
    It was New Year's Eve in New York City, 1928. The champagne was cold, the dolls were red-hot, and everyone who was anyone was there. Madonna plays the dishy lounge singer Hortense Hathaway, with an all-star cast that includes Matt Dillon, Ruter Hauer, Jeniffer Grey, Randy Quaid, Julie Hagerty, Esai Morales and Anita Morris. (imdb)
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    Native Son
    In the Chicago of the 1930s, a young black man goes to work as a chauffeur for a wealthy white family, and tragedy ensues.
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    Nothing But the Truth
    In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.
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    Target
    Chris Lloyd does NOT get along with his father Walter. Walter is too careful, cautious, and boring to Chris, and never tries anything new, and Chris had to live by the same standards when he was growing up. But when his mother is kidnapped while in Europe, to Chris's confusion, Walter suddenly turns into a man of action. Just who is his father anyway. (imdb)
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    Wild Rides
    Wild Rides (1982) - Short Film
    Matt Dillon is your host for this exciting look at some of the fastest and most furious roller coasters to be found in America's amusement parks. Wild Rides also features music from the Cars, the Who, the Steve Miller Band, and Steely Dan. (allmovie)
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    Frankie Starlight
    This is a story of a man (Walker), suffering from dwarfism, who writes an autobiographical account of his life. (imdb)
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    The Saint of Fort Washington
    Matthew, a young schizophrenic, finds himself out on the street when a slumlord tears down his apartment building. Soon, he finds himself in even more dire straits, when he is threatened by Little Leroy, a thug who is one of the tough denizens of the Fort Washington Shelter for Men. He reaches out to Jerry, a streetwise combat veteran, who takes Matthew under his wing as a son. The relationship between these two men grows as they attempt to conquer the numbing isolation of homelessness. (imdb)
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    Kansas
    A young man returning home to attend a wedding hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent bank robber. Before he knows it, the man finds himself involved in the robber's plans. (imdb)
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    The Big Town
    It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank at a private craps game at the Gem Club, owned by George Cole, and falls in love with two women, one of them Cole's wife. Infuriated, Cole wagers everything on the craps table, including the Gem Club itself, and he and Cullen have it out. (imdb)
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    Liar\
    A poor kid elopes with a banker's daughter. (imdb)
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    Pitch
    Two young writers try to pitch their script to the big and famous. (imdb)
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    Old Dogs
    Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of 7-year-old twins. (imdb)
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    Armored
    A newbie guard for an armored truck company is coerced by his veteran coworkers to steal a truck containing $42 million. But a wrinkle in their supposedly foolproof plan divides the group, leading to a potentially deadly resolution. (imdb)
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    Takers
    With their collective eye on a $20 million payoff, a motley crew of bank robbers (including Paul Walker, Michael Ealy, Chris Brown and T.I.) get busy planning out their next heist. But a detective (Matt Dillon) who's obsessed with his work is just as obsessed with making sure the thieves never pull off their scheme.
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    Tex
    Coming-of-age adventure about two teenage brothers and their struggles to grow up, on their own, after their mother dies and their father leaves them. (imdb)
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    Fishing with John
    Fishing with John (1991) - TV Mini-Series
    Traveling with his special guests to the most exotic and dangerous places on earth, John Lurie battles sharks with Jim Jarmusch off the tip of Long Island, goes ice fishing with Willem Dafoe at Maine's northernmost point, braves the Costa Rican jungle with Matt Dillon, takes Tom Waits to Jamaica, and searches for the elusive giant squid with Dennis Hopper in Thailand. (Criterion Collection)
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    Girl Most Likely
    Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening and Matt Dillon headline this hilarious comedy about a washed-up playwright who, after faking her own suicide as a ploy to get her ex-boyfriend's attention, winds up remanded to the custody of her wackily dysfunctional family. (tiff.net)
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    Pawn Shop Chronicles
    A missing wedding ring leads to a wild-goose chase involving meth addicts, skinheads and an Elvis impersonator. (imdb)
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    The Art of the Steal
    A third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. (imdb)
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    Sunlight Jr.
    A Florida couple deals with an unexpected pregnancy while holding minimum wage jobs.
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    Bad Country
    Detective Bud Carter's investigations lead to the arrest of Jesse Weiland, a contract killer from a criminal syndicate. Weiland, facing life in prison and losing his family, puts his trust in Carter and becomes an informant. (imdb)
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    Wayward Pines
    A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive. (imdb)
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    Going in Style
    Three retirees plan a bank heist. (imdb)
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    Rock Dog
    When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events. (imdb)
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    Madonna: Bad Girl
    Madonna plays a depressed, high-powered business woman who has a sketchy night life. The third single from the album 'Erotica'. (imdb)
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    The House That Jack Built
    The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer over the course of 12 years and depicts the murders that truly develop Jack as a serial killer. (imdb)
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    Running for Grace
    A timeless tale that takes place against the backdrop of the segregated coffee fields in 1920s Hawaii - a coming-of-age journey about a young man who transcends the boundaries of race and class in pursuit of a forbidden love.
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    Head Full of Honey
    A man suffering from Alzheimer's embarks on a final road trip with his granddaughter. (imdb)
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    Nimic
    Nimic (2019) - Short Film
    A professional cellist has an encounter with a stranger on the subway which has unexpected and far-reaching ramifications on his life. (imdb)
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    Proxima
    An astronaut prepares for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station. (imdb)
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    Deuces Wild
    Two brothers, Leon and Bobby are members of the street gang in Brooklyn known as the deuces. Their brother was killed by a drug overdose a few years earlier and the gang is determined to keep drugs off their block. Another more vicous gang known as the vipers is a possible threat to Leon and Bobby's efforts. The deuces are determined to do whatever is necessary to keep drugs off their block even if that means dying. (imdb)
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    Capone
    The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.
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    Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart
    A small-town murder in New England became one of the highest-profile cases of the twentieth century. As the first fully televised court case, the Pamela Smart trial rattled the consciousness of America. From gavel to gavel, a nation tuned in, and reality TV was born. Pulsating with sex, drugs, betrayal, and murder, the trial inspired 20 years of television shows, books, plays, and movies, including To Die For, starring Nicole Kidman and directed by Gus Van Sant. (Sundance Film Festival)
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    American Dreamer
    Phil's a dreamer. Most dreams don't come true. Phil hates that. But that's not going to stop Phil from dreaming.
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    Land of Dreams
    In an effort to understand and control its populous, the government begins a program to record citizens' dreams.
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