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Matthew Modine
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Date of Birth: Mar 22, 1959

Country: USA

Biography: Matthew Avery Modine (born March 22, 1959) is an American actor. His film roles include Private Joker in Stanley Kubrick's 1987 film Full Metal Jacket and high school wrestler Louden Swain in Vision Quest...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 67 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (67)
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
A follow-up to the 2015 film, 'Sicario', which centers around the escalating war against drugs along the border of the United States and Mexico. (imdb)
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An Actor Prepares (2018)
After suffering a heart attack, a world famous, hard-drinking actor is forced to drive cross country with his estranged son (who testified against him in his parents' divorce) on one last madcap adventure. (imdb)
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Backtrace (2018)
The lone surviving thief of a violent armored car robbery is sprung from a high security facility and administered an experimental drug. (imdb)
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The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards (2017)
Based on short stories from Robert Boswell's collection, seven vignettes explore the difference between fantasy and reality, memory and history, and the joy and agony of the human condition. (imdb)
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The Hippopotamus (2017)
Disgraced poet Ted Wallace is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles. (imdb)
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The Confirmation (2016)
Eight year old Anthony is somewhat uneasy about spending the weekend with his alcoholic, down-on-his-luck carpenter dad Walt while his mom Bonnie and her new husband Kyle go to a Catholic retreat together.
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47 Meters Down (2016)
Two sisters on Mexican vacation are trapped in a shark observation cage at the bottom of the ocean, with oxygen running low and great whites circling nearby, they have less than an hour of air left to figure out how to get to the surface. (imdb)
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Proof (2015)
Proof (2015) - TV Series
A doctor who knows more than she lets on about what happens after you die. (imdb)
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The Brainwashing of My Dad (2015)
Jen Senko, a documentary filmmaker, looks at the rise of right-wing media through the lens of her WWII vet father who changed from a life-long, nonpolitical Democrat to an angry, right-wing fanatic after his discovery of talk radio on a lengthened commute to work. In trying to understand how this happened, she not only finds this to be a phenomenon, but also uncovers some of the forces behind it. (imdb)
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The Haunting of Radcliffe House (2014)
Meg Hamilton moves with her husband Alec and their children Penny and Harper to Radcliffe House, a remote estate on the Yorkshire moors that she has been hired to renovate. Following a series of strange events, it appears that their arrival has triggered paranormal emanations related to the estate's tragic past and when Meg unlocks the secret of an intricate mosaic, the Hamiltons finds themselves in grave danger from demonic forces unleashed by the previous owner.
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Family Weekend (2013)
After her preoccupied parents fail to attend her jump-rope competition, 16-year-old Emily Smith-Dungy decides to hold them hostage until they change their attitude. But her plan hits a snag when the police step in. (Netflix)
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CAT. 8 (2013)
CAT. 8 (2013) - TV Mini-Series
A research program abandoned by the best solar physicist when the Pentagon wanted to put it to military use has been resumed by his former deputy. Her incompetence and the Defense secretary's haste cause it to be tested too soon, stirring unprecedented solar flares, ultimately a plasma causing disasters on all continents. Only the genius can think of a way out, only to be victimized by the secretary, who needs to cover up.
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Jobs (2013)
The true story of one of the greatest entrepreneurs in American history, jOBS chronicles the defining 30 years of Steve Jobs' life. jOBS is a candid, inspiring and personal portrait of the one who saw things differently. (sundance.org)
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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Eight years after Batman took the fall for Two Face's crimes, a new terrorist leader, Bane overwhelms Gotham's finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that brands him an enemy.
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Gazzara (2012)
This film is a promenade through the life and career of actor 'Ben Gazzara'. As they walk and talk their way through the city of New York and Gazzara's past, visiting places where the actor decided to become part of the movies, spending time with some of the important people in his life, and talking about acting, art, fears and desires; but also life and death, Ben and Joe gradually get to know each other better, forming a kind of father-son relationship (imdb)
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Too Big to Fail (2011)
Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. (imdb)
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The Trial (2010)
After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... until he's assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him forever
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The Garden of Eden (2010)
A young American writer completes his service in WWI and travels across Europe with his wife and her attractive Italian girlfriend. Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.
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Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
Sweet Stephen is a murderer with a conscience personified by the mysterious Mr. Jack. Together Jack and Stephen wander the streets of Los Angeles philosophizing about free will, life, and death while beautiful women are found dead and dismembered in their wake. It is going to take a true criminal mind to uncover these misdeeds and Tommy, a cop, is just the man to do it.
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Sex and Lies in Sin City: The Ted Binion Scandal (2008)
Matthew Modine, Mena Suvari, and Marcia Gay Harden star in director Peter Medak's look at one of the biggest scandals ever to rock Las Vegas. The owner of the world famous Horseshoe Casino, Ted Binion (Matthew Modine) was one of the most powerful men... (moviefone)
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Santa, the Fascist Years (2008)
We all think of Santa as "Jolly old St.Nick". But who knew that he has a dark hidden past that's very un-jolly? This short film uncovers and explores Santa's flirtation with politics and greed. (imdb)
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The Neighbor (2007)
A guy whose life is in turmoil falls for an attractive real estate broker who moves into the condo next door, but doesn't realize that she expects him to move out for her planned renovation. (imdb)
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Go Go Tales (2007)
A screwball comedy centered on a Manhattan go-go dancing club, where a financial struggle between the owner, his accountant and his silent partner brother threatens the business's future. (imdb)
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Have Dreams, Will Travel (2007)
Set in the 1960's, a magical tale of two 12-year-olds embarking on an adventure to find new, cool parents and escape their neglected, overly adult, existence. (imdb)
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Kettle of Fish (2006)
A lifelong bachelor confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist. His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective. (imdb)
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Mary (2005)
An actress (Binoche) becomes obsessed with Mary Magdelene after playing her in a film. (imdb)
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The Transporter 2 (2005)
Jason Statham returns in his signature role as ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter." Now retired in Miami, Martin makes a living driving for a wealthy family, including the young son, with whom he has unexpectedly bonded. But when the boy is abducted, Martin must use all his skills to bring him to safety and discover the kidnapper's master plan. (20th Century Fox)
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Opa! (2005)
While searching for an ancient relic on a Greek island, American archaeologist Eric falls for Katerina, a vivacious local. But when his career clashes with his burgeoning romance, Eric must decide which matters more. (Netflix)
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Funky Monkey (2004)
This amusing, darkly comic tale follows CIA agent Jack McCall and a chimpanzee that he attempts to liberate from a testing lab. Named Clemens, the chimp has been trained in martial arts combat, as part of a program designed to turn the creatures into fearsome fighting machines. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com} (imdb)
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Hollywood North (2003)
Hollywood pokes fun at itself in this comedic look at the sometimes absurdist world of moviemaking. A fledgling screenwriter, Bobby (Matthew Modine), buys the rights to a Canadian book and attempts to turn it into his magnus opus. But as often happens, the showbiz machinery grinds the movie's progress to a halt. An actor falls apart on set, the original author is enraged at the events, and a documentary crew happens to be filming everything.
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Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
The movie describes the life of Adolf Hitler (Robert Carlyle) from childhood to manhood, and how he became so powerful. It describes his poor childhood in Austria, it describes the first world war from his point of view, and how he became the strongest man in Germany... (imdb)
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Le Divorce (2003)
In this modern-day comedy of manners, American sisters Isabel (Hudson) and Roxy (Watts) come face to face with the complicated social mores of French society. Cultures clash and scandals ensue as the sisters learn what it really takes to be an American in Paris. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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Redeemer (2002)
Redeemer (2002) - TV Movie
An author takes up teaching in a prison, and forms a close relationship with a convicted murderer who is desperate to make amends for his crimes. However, their efforts to get him paroled unleash the fury of the victim's sister, who struggles to overcome her hatred and forget the past.
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In the Shadows (2001)
A hit man, sent to kill a veteran Hollywood stuntman, falls in love with the target's daughter and decides to become a stunt-man himself. (imdb)
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The Shipment (2001)
A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry. (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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Flowers for Algernon (2000)
Charlie Gordon is retarded and all he wants in life is to be a genius. When he gets picked for experimental surgery it looks like his dream may finally come true. But the surgery has side effects that could could kill Charlie. Can Charlie survive being just plain old "Charlie Gordon" and will his newfound romance survive this test of character? (imdb)
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Very Mean Men (2000)
A bartender wants rid of an obnoxious drunk but not until the drunk has left a decent tip. So the bartender tells the story of two mobster families, the Minetti's who work out of an Italian restaurant in the East San Fernando Valley, and the Mulroney's who work out of an Irish pub in the West San Fernando Valley. Mob war breaks out when one of the Minetti "boys" stiffs Big Paddy's daughter on her tip. We soon see why these hoods are called very mean men. (imdb)
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Bamboozled (2000)
An african-american TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.
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Any Given Sunday (1999)
Professional football provides the action-packed backdrop of Oliver Stone's look at contemporary society through the dynamic prism of professional sports. (Warner Brothers)
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The Real Blonde (1997)
A hilarious look at ambitious young entertainment and fashion-industry denizens and the gulf between their dreams...and reality. (Paramount Pictures)
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What The Deaf Man Heard (1997)
Arriving in a new town, a child pretends to be deaf-mute to protect himself - a ruse which works so well that for twenty years he is custodian to all the town's secrets.
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The Blackout (1997)
Matty is a film star who is tired of Hollywood life and moves to Miami, where he makes a proposal to his girlfriend Annie. She is not ready to marry him, and it is revealed that she had an abortion. Depressed because he lost his baby (though it was him who initially asked for abortion), Matty, together with his friend Micky, go on a wild night. (imdb)
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The Maker (1997)
Josh is a high school guy who lives with adoptive parents and is involved in little crimes with his friends (including young lesbian Bella). Suddenly his elder brother Walter comes out of the blue (he left home 10 years ago when he was 18 and was never heard during these years). After that Walter starts to involve Josh in various new criminal activities, including robbery. (imdb)
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Cutthroat Island (1995)
A female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a hidden island that contains a fabulous treasure. (imdb)
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Bye Bye Love (1995)
This is a story about the breakup of the family. In particular, it focuses on the lifestyle of three divorced men. The film is presented from their perspective and it reveals their relationship with their children, ex-wives, girl friends, male friendships, and their identities as divorced men. In addition to dealing with divorce, the film touches on spousal loss and young adult homelessness. The film can be considered a social commentary that is both comical and emotional. (imdb)
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Fluke (1995)
Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his life, and realizes he wasn't such a good husband and father. (imdb)
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Jacob (1994)
Jacob (1994) - TV Movie
In the land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with his clever, strong-willed wife Rebekah and his twin sons Esau and Jacob. The first-born, Esau, is a strong and fearless hunter with a voracious appetite for sensual pleasures. Jacob is a shepherd, more tender and compassionate than Esau. Just as Esau is the pride of his father, so is Jacob the apple of his mother's eye... (imdb)
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The Browning Version (1994)
Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The boys regard him as a Hitler, with some justification. His wife Laura is unfaithful, and lives to wound him any way she can. Andrew must come to terms with his failed life and regain at least his own self-respect. (imdb)
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Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country (1993)
A documentary insight behind the scenes of Roberts Altman's Short Cuts. (imdb)
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Short Cuts (1993)
While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation a group of Los Angeles lives intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. Whilst they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, they also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away, even on a fishing trip. Starring Andie MacDowell, Fred Ward, 'Jack Lemmon' , Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tim Robbins. (imdb)
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And the Band Played On (1993)
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it. (imdb)
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Equinox (1992)
Henry Petosa and Freddy Ace are twins who were separated being babies, and they do not know each other. Henry was adopted by a honest man, while Freddy becomes a gangster. Henry is very shy and has a lot of mental troubles. The film melts the two stories by a young writer who discovers that they were sons of an european noble and they own a large inheritance (imdb)
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Wind (1992)
Will Parker, played by Matthew Modine, loses the Americas Cup, the worlds biggest sailing prize, to the Australians and decides to form his own syndicate to win it back. (imdb)
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Pacific Heights (1990)
A yuppie couple buy a large house in an exclusive San Fransisco neighborhood. They renovate it and plan to rent two apartments on the first floor to cover the costs. A prosperous looking man moves in but is not the ideal tenant. He never pays any rent, drives the other tenants away and systematically ruins the lives of his landlords. (imdb)
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Memphis Belle (1990)
The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. (imdb)
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Gross Anatomy (1989)
A smart first-year med student takes nothing seriously, except the pursuit of his Gross Anatomy (human dissection) lab partner. It's up to her and their teacher to find a way to convince him to take his studies and life seriously. (imdb)
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Married to the Mob (1988)
Angela deMarco is unhappily married to high Mafia member Frank deMarco. When Frank is killed, Angela takes the opportunity to break free of the Mafia world entirely and start a new life. But Frank's boss, Tony Russo, begins to court the unresponsive Angela. The FBI begins surveillance on her, thinking her to be his new mistress. FBI agent Mike Downey goes undercover as Angela's neighbor, but soon finds himself attracted to Angela himself. (imdb)
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
The story of an 18-year-old marine recruit named Private Joker - from his carnage-and-machismo boot camp to his climactic involvement in the heavy fighting in Hue during the 1968 Tet Offensive. [Warner Bros.]
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Orphans (1987)
The two brothers Treat and Philip lived alone since they were kids. Interdependent they dwell in a loft house and live on little thefts, until an aging minor criminal moves in with them and takes over the role of a father. (imdb)
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Vision Quest (1985)
Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler Louden Swain (Matthew Modine) decides he wants to be something more than an average high school athlete and sets his sights on a prize that many don't think he can win -- he then sets out to reach his goal alone... (imdb)
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Birdy (1984)
Two friends arrive back from Vietnam, scarred in different ways. One has physical injuries, the other has mental problems that make him yearn to be a bird, a subject he has always been fascinated with. (imdb)
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Mrs. Soffel (1984)
Peter Soffel is the stuffy warden of a remote American prison around the turn of the century. His wife, Kate, finds herself attracted to prisoner Ed Biddle. She abandons her husband and children to help Ed and his brother Jack escape and accompanies them into the wintery wasteland. (imdb)
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The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all... (imdb)
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Baby It
Not your typical high school romance, this is the story of a college-bound girl (Arquette) and a blue-collar boy (Spano) who fall in love. But, their relationship gets a lot more complicated when their lives diverge after graduation.
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Streamers (1983)
Four young recruits about to be sent to Vietnam confront thier prejudicial feelings toward one another when it's learned one of them is homosexual. (imdb)
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Private School (1983)
Christine, a student at an exclusive all-girls private school, is in love with Jim, who attends an academy for boys nearby. Christine's arch rival Jordan also has her eye on Jim, and she is willing to do whatever she can to steal him away. Jim's uber-slob buddy Bubba is going with Betsy, Christine's cynical friend, though he would probably be unfaithful if any other woman were willing to get near him. (imdb)
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