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Michael Crichton

Date of Birth: Oct 23, 1942

Country: USA

Biography: John Michael Crichton (rhymes with frighten; October 23, 1942 - November 4, 2008), best known as Michael Crichton, was an American author, producer, director, and screenwriter, best known for his work in the science fiction, medical fiction, and thriller genres. His books have sold over 150 million copies worldwide, and many have been adapted into films...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 26 - You've Seen 26

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Titles You've Ranked (26)
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The Andromeda Strain The Andromeda Strain (2008)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: A two part television movie/mini-series. When a satellite falls from space and is discovered by two local Utah teens, it is opened and a deadly virus is unleashed on the world. A group of doctors/scientists are recruited to try to figure out how to stop this "Andromeda" virus.
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The Carey Treatment The Carey Treatment (1972)
Summary: Dr. Peter Carey is a pathologist at a Boston hospital. The daughter of the hospital's Chief of Staff dies after an illegal abortion goes wrong and Carey's friend and colleague Dr. David Tao is accused of performing the abortion. Carey doesn't buy it and so he digs deeper angering the girl's father in the process. Questions abound: Who performed the abortion? Was the girl really pregnant? And what does it have to do with stolen morphine, blackmail attempts, and a mysterious and dangerous masseur? (imdb)
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The Terminal Man The Terminal Man (1974)
Summary: As the result of a head injury, brilliant computer scientist Harry Benson begins to experience violent seizures. In an attempt to control the seizures, Benson undergoes a new surgical procedure in which a microcomputer is inserted into his brain. The procedure is not entirely successful. (imdb)
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Looker Looker (1981)
Summary: A plastic surgeon gets suspicious when models he has operated on begin to die in mysterious ways. With the help of Cindy, the next in line to be killed, he traces the deaths to a mysterious corporation which develops new technologies. (imdb)
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Runaway Runaway (1984)
Summary: A tough cop is assigned the dangerous task of discovering who is responsible for a rash of killings perpetrated by rebellious robots. (imdb)
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Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972)
Summary: A Harvard graduate transports a load of marijuana from Boston to Berkeley, California. (imdb)
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Pursuit Pursuit (1972)  - TV Movie
Summary: A political extremist plans to spread stolen nerve gas in a city where a political convention is being held. Government agents are sent to catch him. (imdb)
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Physical Evidence Physical Evidence (1989)
Summary: A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out. (imdb)
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The Man Who Shot Chinatown: The Life and Work of John A. Alonzo The Man Who Shot Chinatown: The Life and Work of John A. Alonzo (2007)
Summary: The Life and work of John Alonzo, one of the greatest cinematographers of cinema (imdb)
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Summary: When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. (imdb)
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ER ER (1994)  - TV Series
Summary: The work and lives of a group of emergency room doctors in Chicago. (imdb)
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Extreme Close-Up Extreme Close-Up (1973)
Summary: While doing a story on the intrusion of surreptitious surveillance in peoples' private lives, a television reporter rents some surveillance equipment to get a feel for what it's like to spy on people. When he finishes his report, he returns to the equipment rental store to discover that he was too late and the store is closed, so he'll have to keep the equipment for another day. (imdb)
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The Andromeda Strain The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Summary: A group of scientists investigate a deadly new alien virus before it can spread. (imdb)
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Westworld Westworld (1973)
Summary: A futuristic amusement park becomes a deathtrap when the androids and computer systems used in it begin to murderously run amok. (imdb)
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Timeline Timeline (2003)
Summary: A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued. (imdb)
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Twister Twister (1996)
Summary: The largest storm to hit Oklahoma in more than half a century is brewing, and it promises to drop multiple twisters into Tornado Alley. It's the storm that two rival groups of scientists have been waiting for to earn their place in meteorological history. (Warner Bros.)
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Sphere Sphere (1998)
Summary: A new dimension in thrills in the deep-water, deep-suspense sci-fi adventure centered on a spacecraft that plunged into the Pacific -- 300 years ago. (Warner Bros.)
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The Lost World: Jurassic Park The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Summary: It has been four years since the disaster at Jurassic Park and two groups are in a race against time that will determine the fate of the remote island's prehistoric inhabitants.
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Jurassic Park III Jurassic Park III (2001)
Summary: Dr. Alan Grant (Neill) is now a happy man with the previous incidents of Jurassic Park now behind him. Grant is that happy that he announce in public, that nothing on Earth can persuade him back onto the islands. Maybe nothing, except Paul Kirby (Macy). Kirby and his wife, Amanda (Leoni) want a plane to fly them over Isla Sorna, with Dr. Grant as their guide. But not everything Kirby says is true... (imdb)
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The 13th Warrior The 13th Warrior (1999)
Summary: Ibn Fahdlan, an important emissary who is banished from his homeland, comes across a band of Norse warriors who coerce him into joining them when they are summoned to fight mysterious creatures legendary for consuming every living thing in their path.
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Rising Sun Rising Sun (1993)
Summary: At the offices of a Japanese corporation, during a party, a woman, who's evidently a professional mistress, is found dead (imdb)
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Disclosure Disclosure (1994)
Summary: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life. (imdb)
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Congo Congo (1995)
Summary: Greed is bad, this simple morality tale cautions. A megalomaniacal C.E.O. sends his son into the dangerous African Congo on a quest for a source of diamonds (imdb)
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Coma Coma (1978)
Summary: A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas (imdb)
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The Great Train Robbery The Great Train Robbery (1979)
Summary: In Victorian England, a master criminal makes elaborate plans to steal a shipment of gold from a moving train. (imdb)
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Jurassic Park Jurassic Park (1993)
Summary: Featuring incredible special effects and action-packed drama, Jurassic Park takes you to a remote island where an amazing theme park with living dinosaurs is about to turn deadly, as five people must battle to survive among the prehistoric predators. (Universal Pictures)