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Melinda Dillon

Melinda Dillon

Date of Birth: 13 Oct 1939

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 27 (Actor)

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    Absence of Malice
    Revenge is sweet and Michael Colin Gallagher (Paul Newman) get 'em all. He beats them with his brains and their weaknesses. Wilford Brimley gives an Oscar worthy performance in a supporting role. (DuaneNeitzel)
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    Close Encounters of the Third Kind
    A line worker, after a encounter with UFO's, feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen. (imdb)
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    Adam & Steve
    Inhabiting a post 9/11 New York, Adam & Steve follows the romantic trajectory of two people struggling to make love work in spite of overwhelming odds. (TLA Releasing)
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    Staying Together
    After 25 years in the fast food business, father McDermott one morning proclaims in front of his three sons that he hated dealing with chickens all the time, and that's why he sold the restaurant last afternoon. (imdb)
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    A Christmas Story
    Ralphie has to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940's. (imdb)
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    Harry and the Hendersons
    Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man... (imdb)
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    Slap Shot
    A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games. (imdb)
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    Captain America
    Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull. (imdb)
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    To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar
    Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town. (imdb)
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    The Prince of Tides
    Tom Wingo is unhappy with his life. His wife doesn't understand him and he also doesn't get along with his dominant mother. When his sister attempts suicide, her psychologist Susan Lowenstein consults him. Patiently and cautiously she uncovers the terrible secret hidden in Tom and Savannah's childhood. On the other side she's unhappy too and so both help each other to find their way back to life. (imdb)
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    Reign Over Me
    Former college roommates Charlie Fineman (Sandler) and Alan Johnson (Cheadle) meet up again by chance on a Manhattan street corner. Five years after losing his family on 9/11, Charlie has retreated from his life, and Alan is stunned to see the changes in his formerly gregarious friend. At the same time, Alan who should be enjoying his beautiful wife, children and career is overwhelmed by his responsibilities. Their rekindled relationship becomes a lifeline for the two men, who are both in need of a trusted friend at this pivotal moment in their lives. (Columbia Pictures)
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    F.I.S.T.
    Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth about the alleged connections with the Mob. (imdb)
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    Bound for Glory
    This film is an excellent biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singers. He left his dust-devastated Oklahoma home in the 1930s to find work, and discovered the suffering and strength of America's working class. (imdb)
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    Cowboy Up
    Two bull-riding brothers work the professional rodeo circuit. (imdb)
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    Songwriter
    Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, including a young singer and his former singing partner, Blackie Buck, and together they execute his plan to get out of the deal. (imdb)
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    Spontaneous Combustion
    A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him. (imdb)
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    Nightbreaker
    Dr. Alexander Brown (Martin Sheen) arrives in Las Vegas, awarded for his recent medical invention. (imdb)
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    Right of Way
    Miniature Dwyer is named after her mother, who was making miniature doll houses when Minnie was born. Minnie, too, has built doll houses for years, and when she learns that she is terminally ill, she and her husband Teddy begin planning their joint suicide. She makes sure that her dolls are placed with people who will appreciate and cherish them. (imdb)
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    Hellinger\
    Telly Savalas plays a flamboyant criminal lawyer who takes on the case of a syndicate's accountant (actually a Justice Department agent who has infiltrated the mob) accused of murdering a local TV newscaster. (imdb)
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    Judgment Day: The John List Story
    The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbors. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and disappeared. Chief Richland is disgusted by the murder and starts an intensive investigation. In flashbacks we learn about the history of the disaster. (imdb)
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    The Shadow Box
    Moving in a slow, deliberate fashion, the film concerns three terminally ill people. Their stories intertwine as the unfortunate spend their last days with their families in a cottage-complex hospice. (The New York Times)
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    The Making of \
    This documentary, made for the DVD release of the movie, provides movie fans with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film that, with 'Star Wars', ushered in a new era in Science Fiction. Includes interviews with director Steven Spielberg, star Richard Dreyfuss and other members of the cast and crew, who tell their stories of what it was like to be involved in the film, as well as the enormous effort that went into making Spielberg's vision a reality. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher
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    Shattered Innocence
    Based on a true story. A Kansas cheerleader (Jonna Lee) turns 18, moves to Los Angeles and becomes a porno star hooked on cocaine.
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    The Juggler of Notre Dame
    A modernized, Americanized version of the story of the juggler who performs before the statue of the Virgin Mary.
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    Debating Robert Lee
    A tough new debate teacher pushes high-school students to explore their feelings on the subject of life and death.
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    Fallen Angel
    Twelve-year-old Jennifer is unhappy with her widowed mom's new relationship. Feeling lonely, she readily accepts the friendship of an adult man named Howie and joins the softball team he coaches. Soon, Howie convinces Jennifer to pose for photographs which become more and more revealing.
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    A Painted House
    A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. (imdb)
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