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Max von Sydow
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Date of Birth: Apr 10, 1929

Country: Sweden

Biography: Max von Sydow is a Swedish actor. He has also held French citizenship since 2002. He has starred in many movies and had supporting roles in dozens more. He has performed in movies filmed in many languages, including Swedish, Norwegian, English, Italian, German, Danish, French and Spanish. (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 113 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (112) | Director (1)
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Kursk (2018)
The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them. (imdb)
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The First, The Last (2016)
Two bounty hunters (Albert Dupontel and Bouli Lanners) are looking for a cell phone in the french countryside. They meet cowboys, fools and Jesus. (IMBD)
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The Letters (2015)
A drama that explores the life of Mother Teresa through letters she wrote to her longtime friend and spiritual advisor, Father Celeste van Exem over a nearly 50-year period. (imdb)
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Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)
Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.
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Branded (2012)
Set in a dystopian future where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world. (IMDb)
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011)
A nine-year-old amateur inventor, jewelry designer, astrophysicist, tambourine player, and pacifist searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks. (imdb)
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Muumi ja punainen pyrstötähti (2010)
One day Moomintroll notices that something strange has happened in the Moomin Valley - everything is grey; not just the sky and the river, but the trees, the ground, the Moominhouse, too! Moomintroll runs to ask the well-read Muskrat if he knows what is happening. Muskrat declares that this is the way things tend to look like before the earth faces an awful fate coming from the sky... (imdb)
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The Last Norwegian Troll (2010)
In the old days, Norway used to be a safe haven for Trolls, but not anymore. One day three young goats decide to get rid of an old Troll who lives under a bridge. Little do they know that he is the last survivor of his species, the very last Troll of Norway... (imdb)
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Shutter Island (2010)
Two U.S. Marshalls are sent to a federal institution for the criminally insane to capture a violent female escapee.
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The Wolfman (2010)
Based on the 1941 classic, this werewolf-themed horror film set in Victorian England centers on Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro), an American man who, upon a visit to London, gets bitten by a werewolf. Talbot had come to England to make amends with his estranged father (Anthony Hopkins), but after a moonlight transformation leaves him with a savage hunger for flesh, family harmony is the least of his worries.
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Robin Hood (2010)
The story of an archer in the army of Richard Coeur de Lion who fights against the Norman invaders and becomes the legendary hero known as Robin Hood.
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Oscar et la dame rose (2009)
Listening in to a conversation between his doctor and parents, 10-year-old Oscar learns what nobody has the courage to tell him. He only has a few weeks to live. Furious, he refuses to speak to anyone except straight-talking Rose, the lady in pink he meets on the hospital stairs.
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Solomon Kane (2009)
A mercenary who owes his soul to the devil redeems himself by fighting evil. (imdb)
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Un homme et son chien (2008)
An elderly gentleman and his dog find themselves out of a home with little means.
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Rush Hour 3 (2007)
LAPD Detective James Carter and Chinese Chief Inspector Lee respectively must travel to Paris to battle a wing of the Chinese organized crime family, the Triads. (New Line Cinema)
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind. (imdb)
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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: The Perils of Cupid (2007)
Henry Jones Sr. takes his wife, son and the boy's tutor to the world's first psycho-analytical conference in Vienna, Austria in November 1908. Young Indy meets Princess Sophie of Austria, daughter of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and develops deep feelings for her. He even asks Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung and Alfred Adler for love advice. On their next stop in Florance, Anna Jones becomes the object of affection for the persuasive opera composer Giacomo Puccini... (imdb)
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Autumn Hearts: A New Beginning (2007)
A film based on the novel by Matt Cohen, about the emotional consequences for three Holocaust survivors when they are reunited decades later.
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The Final Inquiry (2006)
It is the year 35 of the Vulgar Era. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the throes of a great upheaval and that old gods have been annihilated... (imdb)
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Heidi (2005)
Swiss girl Adelheid 'Heidi' is orphaned young. Aunt Detie brings her to grandpa Alp, who lives isolated in the Alps since his murder charge. Heidi soon takes to the wild country, especially accompanying young goatherd Peter. Grandpa refuses to send her to school in the city, but aunt Detie returns and forces him to give in. She's sent to a posh lady in Frankfurt, where she'll be a companion for crippled daughter Clara after school hours.
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Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King (2004)
Based on the Germanic myth "Das Nibelungenlied" and the Nordic "Volsunga Saga" which also inspired the four-opera cycle by Richard Wagner. The blacksmith Siegfried meets the Queen of Island Brunhild in the crater of a fallen meteoroid and defeats her in an ax battle. They fall in love for each other and Kriemhild promises to wait for him in her kingdom. (imdb.com)
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Minority Report (2002)
An action-detective thriller set in Washington, D.C. in 2054, where police utilize a psychic technology to arrest and convict murderers before they commit their crime.
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Druids (2001)
Young Vercingetorix came of age in 60 B.C., as soldiers of the Roman Empire ran roughshod over Gaul and his father was captured and executed by Romans. A wise and philosophical druid, Guttuart, tells the angry Vercingetorix that he should seek justice by winning freedom for Gaul from the Romans... (imdb)
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Intacto (2001)
Spanish director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo has fashioned an enigmatic tale of four people...lives intertwined by destiny...subject to the laws of fate...who discover that luck is something they cannot afford to be without as they gamble with the highest stakes possible...in a deadly game from which only one of the will emerge intact. (Lions Gate Films)
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Sleepless (2001)
An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus. (imdb)
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The Exorcist: The Version You
Based on the 1971 novel by William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist marries three different scenarios into one extraordinary plot. A visiting actress in Washington, D.C., notices dramatic and dangerous changes in the behavior and physical make-up of her 12-year-old daughter. Meanwhile, a young priest at nearby Georgetown University begins to doubt his faith while dealing with his mother's terminal sickness. And, book-ending the story, a frail, elderly priest recognizes the necessity for a show-down with an old demonic enemy. (imdb)
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Nuremberg (2000)
Nuremberg (2000) - TV Mini-Series
Following the defeat of Germany in WWII, the Allies determine that there must be an accounting of German war crimes. Twenty-four Nazis, representative of all sections of military and civilian life are chosen to stand trial for the crimes of conspiracy to commit aggression, commission of aggression, crimes during war and crimes against humanity... (imdb)
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Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror (2000)
Documentary that explores Argento's film career. (imdb)
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Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Set against the backdrop of the national crisis that erupted following Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor, this is an elegiac, multi-layered exploration of memory, love and reconciliation on an island in the Pacific Northwest. (Universal Pictures)
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What Dreams May Come (1998)
Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven. (imdb)
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Hostile Waters (1997)
In October 1986, a Russian submarine carrying nuclear missles collides with an American nuclear submarine off the coast of Bermuda. (imdb)
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Hamsun (1996)
Knut Hamsun is Norway's most famous and admired author. Ever since he was young he has hated the English for the starvation they caused Norway during WWI. When the Germans occupy Norway 9 April 1940 he welcomes them and the protection they can give from Great Britain... (imdb)
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Private Confessions (1996)
The autobiographical story of Ingmar Bergman's parents: his passionate but isolated mother Anna, and his stern, moral father Henrik - a Lutheran minister, and their icy marriage.
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Jerusalem (1996)
The beginning of the 20th century. Gertrud and Ingmar are in love with each other. While Ingmar is away during the winter, a religious wave spreads in the area. Also Gertrud becomes a follower of the new christian belief. The new priest is very mesmerizing and he wants his followers to emigrate with him to Palestine. Ingmar's sister decides to follow him... (imdb)
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Lumière et compagnie (1995)
40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of 1895. There were three rules: (1) The film could be no longer than 52 seconds, (2) no synchronized sound was permitted, and (3) no more than three takes. The results run the gamut from Zhang Yimou's convention-thwarting joke to David Lynch's bizarre miniature epic. (imdb)
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Depth Solitude (1995)
The entire film takes place beneath the surface of a swimming pool. (imdb)
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Citizen X (1995)
Citizen X (1995) - TV Movie
Based on the true story of a Russian serial killer who, over many years, claimed victim to over 50 people. His victims were mostly under the age of 17. In what was then a communists state, the police investigations were hampered by bureaucracy, incompetence and those in power. The story is told from the viewpoint of the detective in charge of the case. (imdb)
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Judge Dredd (1995)
In a standard comic book dystopian near-future Americans are ensconced in mega-cities which protect them from the desolation of the world outside, and the peace is kept by The Judges. This elite group who upholds "The Law" is police, jury, and executioner all in one. Judge Dredd, the most formidable and revered of the Street Judges, is convicted of the murder of a snooping reporter (imdb)
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Needful Things (1993)
Leland Gaunt comes to Sheriff Alan Pangborn's pleasant little New England town, and opens a store. What this kindly Satan sells is whatever you need, from a surcease from pain to an object which you have always coveted. (imdb)
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Dotkniecie reki (1992)
Henry Kesdi is a silenced classical composer and a survivor of the Holocaust. He is coaxed out from retirement by an inspired musicologist, Stefan, who convinces him to compose a complex symphony on his neglected piano. As a help Kesdi gets his new musical secretary. His loyal wife reluctantly accepts her as his young lover. (imdb)
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The Best Intentions (1992)
The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few years Anna can't stand living in the rural county with the uncouth people. She returns to Uppsala, Henrik stays in the north. (imdb)
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Oxen (1991)
n desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter. No-one suspects anything until the meat is finished and Helge tries to sell the hide at a local market. He is spotted by the local vicar and, wracked with guilt, confesses. The vicar assures him that if he gives himself up, he'll be treated leniently, but Helge's sentence is far harsher than anyone predicted... (imdb)
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Until the End of the World (1991)
Set in 1999, a woman (Dommartin) has a car accident with some bank robbers, who befriend and enlist her help to take the money to a drop in Paris... (imdb)
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A Kiss Before Dying (1991)
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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Europa (1991)
Just after WW2, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him. (imdb)
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Father (1990)
On a TV tabloid show, Iya Zetnick exposes Joe Mueller as the Nazi war criminal who killed her family. Mueller is arrested, but prevails in a trial. Zetnick breaks into his house, and kills herself in front of his family. His daughter, who had stood by him, becomes convinced Zetnick was right, and rejects her father after he admits his guilt (imdb)
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Una vita scellerata (1990)
The story of Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy, whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes. (imdb)
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Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990)
The made-for-television Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes recounts the August, 1945 nuclear bombing of Hiroshima through the eyes of a number of survivors, including Japanese soldiers, citizens, and American prisoners of war. The film is partly based on Michihiko Hachiya's Hiroshima Diary. (imdb)
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Awakenings (1990)
The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
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Carl Jung: Wisdom of the Dream (1989)
Comprehensive documentary on the legendary psychologist and philosopher, Carl Jung. (imdb)
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Ghostbusters II (1989)
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of specteral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.
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Ved vejen (1988)
A new foreman, Huus, arrives in a sleepy Danish village, much to the delight of the unmarried women there. However, Huus becomes very friendly with Katinka and her husband, Bai, the stationmaster. Katinka, childless and in frail health, gradually falls in love with Huus, though her husband does not seem to notice. (imdb)
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Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest form of life. Pelle starts to speak Danish but is still harassed as a foreigner. But none of them wants to give up their dream of finding a better life than the life they left in Sweden. (imdb)
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Duet for One (1986)
Stephanie, a famous violin player married to a composer becomes ill from multiple sclerosis. Her whole life goes to pieces : her career ends abruptly and her husband betrays her with another woman and her favourite pupil decides to leave for a tour in the USA. Stephanie tries to take her life... (imdb)
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Wolf At The Door (1986)
This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin (Donald Sutherland), follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his wife, his children, and his former lover. (imdb)
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Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
During a Thanksgiving Day party we make aquaintance with a numerous and problematic family. The leading characters are three sisters: Lee, the woman of Frederick, an old misanthrope painter; Holly, who dreams of becoming a writer, or an actress; Hannah, famous actress, beautiful, intelligent, good mother, good wife, good sister, in short perfect, the pivot of the family...
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Code Name: Emerald (1985)
In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). To achieve this goal, he will be supported by a secret friend of the allies, a very important German officer and the French resistance. But the nazi SS is not resting... (Luis Carvacho)
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Kojak: The Belarus File (1985)
Lieutenant Theo Kojak teams up with Dana Sutton, a comely federal agent, to uncover a conspiracy reaching back to the Nazi occupation of the Soviet Union. (imdb)
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Christopher Columbus (1985)
After his proposal to sail west to the East Indies is rejected by Portugal, Columbus overcomes court intrigue in Spain to gain support for his expedition. (imdb)
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A Soldier
A Soldier's Tale" is based upon the theater piece by the composer Igor Stravinsky and the playwright C. F. Ramuz, concerning a soldier who, returning home from war, chances upon a stranger who offers to buy his violin. This stranger turns out to be the Devil, and the violin an avatar of the soldier's soul. (imdb)
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Dune (1984)
In the distant future, a man appears who may be the prophet that a long-suffering galaxy has been waiting for.
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Dreamscape (1984)
A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help... (imdb)
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Le cercle des passions (1983)
Count Villafratti has sex one night with his nymphomaniac daughter, and his wife commits suicide over the heinous act.
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Never Say Never Again (1983)
A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.
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Strange Brew (1983)
Canada's most famous hosers, Bob and Doug McKenzie, get jobs at the Elsinore Brewery, only to learn that something is rotten with the state of it. (imdb)
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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
The epic tale of child sold into slavery who grows into a man who seeks revenge against the warlord who massacred his tribe (imdb)
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Flight of the Eagle (1982)
The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, "The Eagle", takes off from Svalbard in 1897... (imdb)
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Victory (1981)
As allied POWs prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team's escape. (imdb)
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Death Watch (1980)
Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine, without her knowledge. His footage will then be run on the popular TV series, "Death Watch". (imdb)
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Flash Gordon (1980)
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth. (imdb)
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Hurricane (1979)
The daughter of the United States naval governor of Pago Pago and the island's chief defy social conventions when they fall in love during the 1920s. (TCM)
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Brass Target (1978)
General Patton tries to transfer the German gold stock to Frankfurt. But someone foils his plan. The military police begin to find the guilty... (imdb)
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March or Die (1977)
Foreign Legion Major Foster (Hackman), an American haunted by his memories of the recently-ended Great War, is assigned to protect a group of archaeologists at their dig. Foster's unit includes the charming, thieving rascal Marco (Hill), who joined the Legion only to avoid prison. After long stretches portraying the boredom and hardship of day-to-day life in the Legion, Foster's command occupies a small village where the archaeologists believe they've found a burial site sacred to the Arabs... (imdb)
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Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
Pazuzu, the demon of the first movie, takes a shot at possessing victim Linda Blair once again. (imdb)
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Gran bollito (1977)
The plot is based on the real life case of Leonarda Cianciulli who murdered 3 women between 1939 - 1940 and turned their bodies into soap. However, in the film version many details have been changed and interestingly the 3 female victims are all played by male actors in drag. (theitalywiki)
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Cuore di cane (1976)
From the novel by Bulgakov. Following the grafting of a human hypophysis, the dog of an eminent scientist is turned into a man. The dog-man is the source of much trouble and the scientist has only one choice: that of reversing the miraculous process. (bfi)
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The Desert of the Tartars (1976)
As his first assignment, lieutenant Drogo is sent to an isolated fortress on the borders of a desert and of a range of high mountains. The mission of the garrison is to prevent a possible incursion by the fearsome Tartars, coming from beyond the desert... (imdb)
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Voyage of the Damned (1976)
937 Jewish Germans are offered safe haven in Havana, Cuba, in 1939. They depart Hamburg in high spirits, looking forward to their new life. However, the whole voyage is actually a Nazi propaganda scheme and the passengers are never really intended to be allowed ashore once they reach their destination. After weeks of unsuccessful pleas they are forced to return back to Europe. (imdb)
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Illustrious Corpses (1976)
Movie based on the romance by Leonardo Sciascia "Il contesto". A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges and a series of judges's Homicide.
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Foxtrot (1976)
Wealthy European aristocrat Liviu (Peter O'Toole) and his wife, Julia (Charlotte Rampling) escape the harsh reality of WWII by vacationing on a tropical island. Due to unforeseen circumstances involving their ship, they end up stranded on the island along with their servants, Eusebio (Jorge Luke) and Larsen (Max Von Sydow). They run around lawlessly and slowly run out of food. Soon the servants revolt and the wealthy couple discover that they can't escape the war. (allmovie.com)
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The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Atomic holocaust is not the only plague that threatens our future. New York City, 2012 A.D.: In a devastated world, one tired man finds a reason to fight. (imdb)
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3 Days of the Condor (1975)
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust. (imdb)
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Ägget är löst! (1975)
Swedish director Hans Alfredson adapted his own novel Pojken i Vattnet into Ägget är löst!, this musical tragicomedy starring Max von Sydow as The Father, the patriarch of a seemingly nameless family. A factory owner whose workers transform eggs into specialized tools for scratching certain unreachable human itches, The Father rules both his business and his family with an iron fist. So when The Son rebels against him, it comes as no surprise that The Father doesn't take it very well.
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Steppenwolf (1974)
In the bourgeois circles of Europe after the Great War, can anything save the modern man? Harry Haller, a solitary intellectual, has all his life feared his dual nature of being human and being a beast. He's decided to die on his 50th birthday, which is soon. He's rescued from his solipsism by the mysterious Hermine, who takes him dancing, introduces him to jazz and to the beautiful and whimsical Maria, and guides him into the hallucinations of the Magic Theater, which seem to take him into Hell (imdb)
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The Exorcist (1973)
A troubled cleric tries to help a very disturbed teenage girl.
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Embassy (1972)
A Russian spy penetrates into the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon to try to kill a Soviet defector under asylum there. (imdb)
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The New Land (1972)
This film continues from where Utvandrarna (1971) left off. Starting a new life in the New World from almost nothing is not easy. The winters and summers are more extreme than in the Old World. But the immigrants are rewarded for their hard work... (imdb)
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The Emigrants (1971)
In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and some bad harvests makes it tough... (imdb)
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Ingmar Bergmans värld (1971)
A documentary about filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.
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The Touch (1971)
A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home. But he is an emotionally scarred man, a Jewish survivor from a concentration camp who found refuge in the U.S.,and, consequently, their relationship will be painfully difficult. (imdb)
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Appelkriget (1971)
A German business man, Volkswagner, comes to Österlen in the south of Sweden to build Deutschneyland, a gigantic amusement park for German tourists. The local councillors and the member of parliament are all in favour of the idea, although it will turn vast areas into parking lots for cars. The Lindberg family does not like the idea and with the help of a little magic, they start scheming against it. (imdb)
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The Night Visitor (1971)
A man named Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for an axe-murder. Falsely convicted under a plea of "guilty due to insanity", he does not plan to let his sister and her husband forget that they were responsible for the murder of a farmhand and for his cruel imprisonment in the asylum. (imdb)
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The Kremlin Letter (1970)
A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter written by the CIA that promises American assistance to Russia if China gets the atomic bomb. (imdb)
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The Passion of Anna (1969)
Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil (imdb)
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Shame (1968)
Ingmar Bergman's psychological study of how humans react in a situation of war. The film takes place on Gotland, where invasion forces arrives. (imdb)
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Hour of the Wolf (1968)
An artist in crisis is haunted by nightmares from the past in Ingmar Bergman's only horror film, which takes place on a windy island... (imdb)
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Here
A 1966 Swedish drama film directed by Jan Troell, based on the second of Eyvind Johnson's semi-autobiographical series of four novels Romanen om Olof, about a working-class boy growing up in northern Sweden. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Hawaii (1966)
Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy. (imdb)
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The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
Two British agents are murdered by a mysterious Neo-Nazi organization in West Berlin. The British Secret Service sends agent Quiller to investigate. Soon Quiller is confronted with Neo-Nazi chief "Oktober" and involved in a dangerous game where each side tries to find out the enemy's headquarters at any price... (imdb)
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
The life of Jesus Christ. (imdb)
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Uppehåll i myrlandet (1965)
A long iron ore train passes across a vast marshland in Lapland. The steam locomotive needs some lubrication, so the train makes a short stop at a small station out in the wilderness. When the train is going to continue its journey, the brake-controller Kvist says that he is not going with them, but intends to stay here. (imdb)
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The Reward (1965)
Bounty hunters capture a wanted fugitive, but on the return trip begin to fight among themselves as to who should get the bigger share of the reward. (imdb)
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Winter Light (1963)
On a cold winter's Sunday, the pastor of a small rural church (Tomas Ericsson) performs service for a tiny congregation; though he is suffering from a cold and a severe crisis of faith (imdb)
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Älskarinnan (1962)
A young scientist goes to a Stockholm convention and ends up having an affair with a married man much older than she. The trouble begins when he refuses to throw over his wife for her. The distraught woman returns home and confesses the affair to her lover and then heads for Rome to take a new job. Just as she boards the train, she sees her older lover. He has decided to leave his wife for her and the two spend the night making love. (imdb)
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Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
On an island, Karin, a recently released mentally sick young woman, is spending her vacation with her husband Martin... (imdb)
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The Virgin Spring (1960)
Set in beautiful 14th century Sweden, it is the sombre, powerful fable of peasant parents whose daughter, a young virgin, is brutally raped and murdered by swineherds after her half sister has invoked a pagan curse (imdb)
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Brink of Life (1958)
The film takes place in a maternity ward within twenty-four hours. Cecilia Ellius is brought into the emergency ward after she starts haemorrhaging only three months into her pregnancy. She is suffering from a miscarriage and is brought into Room E, joining two expectant mothers, Stina and Hjördis. Stina is strong and healthy but her baby is overdue, while Hjördis is expecting an illegitimate child and has attempted an abortion.
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The Magician (1958)
When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports... (imdb)
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Spion 503 (1958)
The German agent, 503 June Harvey has for some time during the occupation cost the Danish resistance movement a serious loss and it is decided to liquidate her. As this will happen, she is in Stockholm. A new man is sent to lure her to Denmark, but she is victorious of him. The group leader then decides to settle the matter himself. A young rescuer falls in love with her, and it costs him a great deal of overriding to complete the order.
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Herr Sleeman kommer (1957)
Stina Bergman, widow of Hjalmar Bergman, followed the various steps of this television production of her husband's work. She was reportedly very pleased with the result. So were the reviewers who felt that Ingmar Bergman was a television find with his dual experience of directing for the stage and the screen. Producers at SVT were of the opinion that this was the best theatre production so far on Swedish television. (Birgitta Steene, Ingmar Bergman, A Reference Guide)
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The Seventh Seal (1957)
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (imdb)
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Miss Julie (1951)
Late 19th century. The young miss Julie lives in a mansion with her father. She has recently broken up her engagement but is attracted to one of the servants, Jean. They spend the midsummer night together, telling memories and their dreams to each other. Realizing that an affair between a man of the people and an aristocrat is impossible, they plan to escape to Switzerland. (imdb)
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Only a Mother (1949)
Bara en Mor takes place in a Statare, a farming community where the workers and their families were reduced to virtual serfdom by the landowners. Rya-Rya, the central character played by Eva Dahlbeck, is the mother of a large and ever-expanding brood. Rya-Rya must not only worry about putting food in the mouths of her children, but also reaching the inevitable day when she will have outgrown her usefulness to the landlords -- and must face the loss of her home and land. (allmovie.com)
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