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Oliver Stone
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Date of Birth: Sep 15, 1946

Country: USA

Biography: Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success. (imdb)

Total Titles at Criticker: 45 - You've Seen 45

Your Average Percentiles: 0 (Actor), 0 (Director), 0 (Writer)

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Titles You've Rated: Director (24) | Actor (22) | Writer (21)
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Wild Palms (1993)
LA in the near future, Harry Wykoff accepts a job as presidents of a gigantic TV company. Het is confronted with a total new technology called "The New Reality" where three-dimensional TV animated pictures are projected in living rooms all around the world. Harry launches to the top of the company with his career but once there he is caught in a web of intrigues, betrayal and murder. A game of life and death begins... (imdb)
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Frank Capra
Documentary about Frank Capra.
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The Battle of Love
After a series of mishaps, a young man is fired from his job for failing to deliver a package. He goes on a journey to find himself, encountering various characters including a priest and the owner of a pornographic bookstore, who are seen in black and white interview segments. (imdb)
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Make Your Own Damn Movie! (2005)
Based on the book of the same name, Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Studios team share their wisdom about filmmaking to independent filmmakers everywhere. They make a documentary of the team's visits and have interviews, and there is a behind-the-scenes look at how many famous Hollywood filmmakers who started with Troma make their movies and how Troma has inspired them. (imdb)
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Refuge (2005)
Since the beginning of the 20th Century, Westerners have been traveling to the East in search of spiritual wisdom. By the 1950's Eastern meditation masters were coming to the West and establishing meditation centers here. This film is the story of those journeys, East and West, towards refuge. The story of Refuge is told by a series of first time interviews with renowned filmmakers who have made major motion pictures about Buddhism and by accomplished Tibetan masters who have established themselves here, in the West. (Refuge Film)
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Jim Brown: All American (2002)
Spike Lee directs this moving portrait of a complicated, charismatic man, one who has spent his life in the spotlight, first making football history as one of the 20th century's greatest athletes, and later as the star of numerous Hollywood features, where he pioneered a new kind of African-American hero. (Film Forum)
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Midnight Express (1978)
True story of a man who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into a barbaric prison (imdb)
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Scarface (1983)
In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug empire while succumbing to greed. (imdb)
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Year of the Dragon (1985)
Using unprecedented degrees of violence, young Joey Tai becomes the head of Chinese mafia in New York and undisputed leader of the Chinese community... (imdb)
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8 Million Ways to Die (1986)
Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his job, as well as his marriage... (imdb)
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Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone analyzes his life and times.
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Mythos & Wahrheit - Der Kennedy-Mord (2007)
Documentary about the conspiracy in the assassination of president John F. Kennedy.
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The Weight of Chains 2 (2014)
The Washington Consensus economic effects on the newly established former Yugoslav republics, also with neoliberalism as an economic concept. Looking at the examples of Ecuador and Iceland, the film tries to uncover alternatives to the prevailing orthodoxies of Western economic dictates and help developing nations find their own way to shape their economies and their countries. (imdb)
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Turning Like Clockwork (2011)
An absorbing look back at the cultural impact and lasting influence of Stanley Kubrick's uncompromising masterpiece, featuring interviews with Malcolm McDowell, Christiane Kubrick, Oliver Stone, Paul Greengrass, Sir Christopher Frayling and many others. (imdb)
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The Untold History of the United States (2012)
Oliver Stone's re-examination of under-reported events in American history. (imdb)
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Side Street: Where Temptation Lurks (2007)
Featurette spotlighting the film
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Hollywood Banker (2014)
How Frans Afman, a banker from the Netherlands, developed a new system for film financing, revolutionized independent filmmaking in Hollywood, but could not prevent it all from crashing down, when ambition of others turned into greed. (imdb)
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Five Directors on
Though clocking in at less than 18 minutes, FIVE DIRECTORS provides some information that may help the viewer appreciate aspects of director Gillo Pontecorvo's 1966 classic docudrama, THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS. (imdb)
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Oh Shit (2011)
Oliver Stone has a quick conversation with a new found friend in a bathroom stall. (Funny or Die)
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Greystone Park (2012)
In October 2009, the filmmakers went into an abandoned psychiatric hospital to explore the 'haunted' institution, famous for its radical treatment of patients with mental illness. Electroshock, insulin therapy, and lobotomies were commonplace. Once inside, the filmmakers quickly discovered that they were not alone; this story is based on their experiences... (imdb)
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The JFK Conspiracy (1992)
Up to now, no one knows the truth about the JFK assassination. But now, in a fast-paced two-hours, learn what really happened, who ordered it, and how the truth was hushed up for all these years. (imdb)
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The Putin Interviews (2017)
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone interviews the Russian president Vladimir Putin about divisive issues related to the US-Russia relations.
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Snowden (2016)
NSA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press. (imdb)
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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for. (imdb)
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Nixon (1995)
A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhouse Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame. (imdb)
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Wall Street (1987)
A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing. (imdb)
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Talk Radio (1988)
A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national. (imdb)
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Platoon (1986)
A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man. (imdb)
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The Doors (1991)
The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison (imdb)
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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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U Turn (1997)
He's a small-time gambler with a backpack full of cash, an overdue debt in Vegas and a broken radiator hose. She's a hot-and-cold vixen caught in the grips of a twisted relationship with her powerful husband. Both of them just want to get out of town. And after you meet the citizens of Superior, Arizona, you'll understand why. (Sony)
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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the media.
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JFK (1991)
A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story (imdb)
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The Hand (1981)
Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident... (imdb)
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Salvador (1986)
A journalist, down on his luck in the US, drives to El Salvador to chronicle the events of the 1980 military dictatorship... (imdb)
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South of the Border (2009)
The most recent documentary by controversial US filmmaker Oliver Stone, explores the surge of the Latin American left through the personage of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
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Last Year in Viet Nam (1971)
Oliver Stone's New York University student film.
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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two-tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor.
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Savages (2012)
Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend. (imdb)
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Seizure (1974)
A horror story writer, Edmond Blackstone, suffers from a recurring nightmare in which three bizarre figures terrorize him and his family. When Blackstone begins to write, the three figures appear at his home and the dream becomes reality. (imdb)
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W. (2008)
A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush
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Comandante (2003)
Documentary on the director's meeting with Castro. (imdb)
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World Trade Center (2006)
September 11, 2001 was an unusually warm day in New York. Will Jimeno, an officer with the Port Authority Police Department, was tempted to take a personal day to enjoy his hobby of bow hunting, but ultimately decided that he would go to work. Sergeant John McLoughlin, a respected veteran of the PAPD, had been up for hours -- a requirement of his daily, 1½-hour trek to the city. They and their colleagues made their way to midtown Manhattan, just like they did any other day. Only this wasn't any other day. (Paramount)
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Heaven & Earth (1993)
The final movie in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy follows the true story of a Vietnamese village girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam war. As a freedom fighter, a hustler, young mother, a sometime prostitute, and the wife of a US. marine, the girl's relationships with men suggests an analogy of Vietnam as Woman and the U.S. as Man. (imdb)
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Alexander (2004)
Based on the true story of one of history's most luminous and influential leaders, Alexander takes a bold, honest look at Alexander's life and his relationships. (Warner Bros.)
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