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Randy Quaid
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Date of Birth: Oct 1, 1950

Country: USA

Biography: Randall Rudy "Randy" Quaid (born October 1, 1950) is an American actor known for his role as Cousin Eddie in the National Lampoon's Vacation movies, as well as his numerous supporting roles in films such as The Last Detail, Independence Day, Kingpin and Brokeback Mountain. He has won a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy Award and a BAFTA Award...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 79 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (79)
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Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story (2009)
An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Dude, Where's My Car? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star Seann William Scott stars as the ambitious janitor who believes he has what it takes to coach the winning team. (movies.nytimes.com)
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Real Time (2008)
Real Time is a comedic drama about a compulsive gambler given one hour to live by the man hired to kill him. (imdb)
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Goya
Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk. (imdb)
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Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Set against the sweeping vistas of Wyoming and Texas, the film tells the story of two young men -- a ranch-hand and a rodeo cowboy -- who meet in the summer of 1963, and unexpectedly forge a lifelong connection, one whose complications, joys, and tragedies provide a testament to the endurance and power of love. (Focus Features)
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The Ice Harvest (2005)
A wickedly funny thriller about thick thieves and thin ice. (Focus Features)
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Elvis (2005)
Elvis (2005) - TV Movie
A chronicle of the life of Elvis Presley (Rhys Meyers), from his humble beginnings to his rise to international stardom. (imdb)
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Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
A deadly category 7 storm wreaks havoc on the world. Meanwhile, kidnappers threaten to make matters even worse. (imdb)
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Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004)
Tornado in Las Vegas. Heat in Chicago. Hail in Illinois. A snowfall and a storm force flows towards Chicago. It's just the beginning of a series of weather anomalies. The lights go off. People panic. A few courageous people are trying to solve the riddle of the infuriated nature and prevent mass destruction. (imdb)
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Home on the Range (2004)
When a greedy outlaw named Alameda Slim (Quaid) schemes to take possession of the "Patch of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows (Barr, Dench, Tilly), a karate-kicking stallion named Buck (Gooding Jr.), and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save the farm in a wild quest full of high-spirited adventure. (Disney)
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5ive Days to Midnight (2004)
When college professor J.T. Neumeyer discovers a police file that outlines the details of his murder - which is to take place five days in the future - he wastes no time trying to save his own life. (imdb)
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Kart Racer (2003)
14-year-old Watts Davies is estranged from his dad, a former International Karting Federation (IKF) champion. Watts's resolve to race in the upcoming IKF Regional Championships rekindles their relationship as they pursue the dream together... (imdb)
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Black Cadillac (2003)
Three young men become terrorized in a high-speed car chase with a mysterious pursuant. (imdb)
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Carolina (2003)
A young woman escapes her wildly eccentric family in search for a life of normalcy. (imdb)
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Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie
Though Eddie's fired right at Christmastime, his boss sends him and his family on a South Pacific vacation, hoping Eddie won't sue him after being bitten by a lab monkey. When the Tuttle family winds up trapped on a tropical island, however, Eddie manages to provide for everyone and prove himself a real man. (imdb)
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Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)
The past meets the present when Milwaukee's best fishermen, Albert Burroughs, a young man perceived to be mentally disabled, finds himself the target of two separate con artist out to steal his money. (Tartan Films)
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Back by Midnight (2002)
Prison warden Jake Puloski (Rodney Dangerfield) feels dejected when the budget he's created for a grand prison renovation project is declined by his manager, Eli Rockwood (Randy Quaid). Unwilling to work in the dilapidated building any longer, Jake decides to turn the jail into a lavish country club instead. Will his risky plan work, or will he lose his job in the process?
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Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)
A clumsy insurance claims investigator goes undercover to expose a conspiracy. (imdb)
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The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
Set on the moon in the year 2087, this comedy stars Eddie Murphy as Pluto Nash, the audacious, successful owner of the hottest nightclub in town who finds himself in trouble with lunar gangsters. (Warner Bros.)
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Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
This irreverent comedy shows no mercy as it skewers the conventions and cliches of the genre you hate to love. (Columbia Pictures)
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The Day the World Ended (2001)
Horror film finds a killer alien, who is just misunderstood, devouring people. A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of the being. His earthling father is also a doctor who has the boy in his care and holds that it is all in the boy's imagination. (imdb)
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The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000)
Rocky and Bullwinkle have been living off the finances made from the reruns of their cartoon show. Boris and Natasha somehow manage to crossover into reality and team up with Fearless Leader, an evil criminal turned media mogul with some evil plans up his sleeve. Rocky and Bullwinkle must stop the three of them before they wreak havoc. (imdb)
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Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits (2000)
An anthology of music videos by British rock band Dire Straits.
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Purgatory (1999)
Purgatory (1999) - TV Movie
An outlaw band rides into a town that is actually Purgatory, between Heaven and Hell. (imdb)
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P.U.N.K.S. (1999)
A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer. (imdb)
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The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns (1999)
American businessman Jack Woods rents a cottage on the enchanted Emerald Isle which is occupied by a family of leprechauns... (imdb)
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Bug Buster (1998)
Killer cockroaches swarm a small lakeside community. (imdb)
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Hard Rain (1998)
A torrential, excitement-swept thriller set in the flood-ravaged, evacuated town of Huntingburg, where armored car driver Tom (Slater) is in deep danger. (Paramount)
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Vegas Vacation (1997)
Chevy Chase returns as dimwitted dad Clark W. Griswold in a pratfall-down funny romp bouncing from the casino to a Hoover Dam tour to Vegas shows and more. (Warner Bros.)
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Kingpin (1996)
Woody Harrelson and Randy Quaid portray a mismatched duo intent on conning their way to a bowling tournament in Reno, Nevada. (MGM)
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Independence Day (1996)
Mysterious and powerful aliens launch an all-out invasion against the human race. The spectacle begins when massive spaceships appear in Earth's skies. But wonder turns to terror as the ships blast destructive beams of fire down on cities all over the planet. Now the world's only hope lies with a determined band of survivors, uniting for one last strike against the invaders - before it's the end of all mankind. (20th Century Fox)
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The Siege At Ruby Ridge (1996)
A mini-series dramatization of the controversial 1992 attack by federal agents on the Idaho home of Randy Weaver, a white seperatist. The incident caused major public outcry against the FBI and U.S. Marshals. (imdb)
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Moonshine Highway (1996)
During prohibition days, many hillbilly moonshine stills were hidden in hills of middle America. Jed Muldoon was about the best runner of moonshine whiskey around. Usually the local yokels were kinfolk of the runners and looked the other way while they were doing business. Naturally, the federal government was missing out on some tax money and were determined to shut them down. There's three things the government will never control, and one is making home brew. (Richard Jones )
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Last Dance (1996)
Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes (Rob Morrow) is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett (Sharon Stone), a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the background for her case, the two begin to form a deep friendship, while all the while the date for her execution draws nearer. (imdb)
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Woman Undone (1996)
Terri Hansen is discovered in the desert beside the blackened husk of her car which contains the charred corpse of her husband. When forensic evidence makes her out to be her husband's murderer, she quietly protests her innocence, but makes no effort to mount a defense. Terri doesn't expect to be believed. Was it self-defense or murder? While Terri acts strangely indifferent to her own fate, her attorney tries to reconstruct what happened... (imdb)
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Streets of Laredo (1995)
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Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a distance with a rifle. Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it is a long ride to south Texas and the Mexican side of the border, where the past, in the form of Maria Garza, Joey's mother, haunts Call. (imdb)
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Ed McBain
In New York two detectives of the 87th precinct are initially baffled by the brutal, ritualistic slayings of several young women. Through good detective work and clues left at the crime scenes by the psychopathic killer, they are able to deduce who the killer's next victim will be. A tense chase ensues as they try to prevent him from continuing his bloody rampage.
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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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The Paper (1994)
Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent... (imdb)
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Next Door (1994)
Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbors whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud erupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate. (imdb)
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Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
Set on a rundown farm in modern-day America, a family struggles to live the American dream in a country that is being sold off by opportunist developers. Based on Sam Shepard's play "Curse of the Starving Class." (TCM)
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Freaked (1993)
A vain actor, his best friend, and an activist end up at a mutant freak farm run by a weirdo scientist. (imdb)
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Murder in the Heartland (1993)
A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree. (imdb)
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Frankenstein (1992)
Dr. Victor Frankenstein creates his creature, who escapes into the countryside to find that humanity has only pain and sorrow for him... (imdb)
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Cold Dog Soup (1990)
Randy Quaid as the taxi driver drives Zen parables (Is time money - Is time the root of all evil?) into his passenger/protegee in a high-speed, idiosyncratic tour of their city's ethnic coteries. All the boy wants is to dispose of his date's dead dog Jasper and get back to the babe who's so hot she mutters darkly about being a Pressure Cooker: his conventional efforts are continually thwarted.
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Texasville (1990)
Summer, 1984: 30 years after Duane captained the high school football team and Jacy was homecoming queen, this Texas town near Wichita Falls prepares for its centennial. Oil prices are down, banks are failing, and Duane's $12 million in debt. His wife Karla drinks too much, his children are always in trouble, and he tom-cats around with the wives of friends... (imdb)
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Days of Thunder (1990)
A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level. (imdb)
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Quick Change (1990)
Three thieves successfully rob a New York City bank, but making the escape from the city proves to be almost impossible.
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Parents (1989)
Michael Laemie (played by Brian Madorsky) is a young boy living in a typical 1950's suburbanite home... (imdb)
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Martians Go Home (1989)
Song writer Mark Devereaux accidentally calls millions of green Martians to invade Earth. No they aren't dangerous, just wise-cracking, intrusive, pain in neck, annoyances. No one can escape their distracting influence. It's up to Mark to figure out how they got here, and most importantly, how to get rid of them before they drive everyone crazy! (imdb)
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Christmas Vacation (1989)
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. (imdb)
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Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
It was New Year's Eve in New York City, 1928. The champagne was cold, the dolls were red-hot, and everyone who was anyone was there. Madonna plays the dishy lounge singer Hortense Hathaway, with an all-star cast that includes Matt Dillon, Ruter Hauer, Jeniffer Grey, Randy Quaid, Julie Hagerty, Esai Morales and Anita Morris. (imdb)
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Moving (1988)
Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discoveres, however, that moving has it's own share of problems. (imdb)
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Dead Solid Perfect (1988)
A cocky, irresponsible professional golfer discovers that he will have to clean up his act if he wants to compete in the PGA tour. (movies.msn.com)
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Caddyshack II (1988)
When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park (imdb)
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No Man
A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring. (imdb)
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Sweet Country (1987)
Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. They are very isolated and their only real friends are two Chilean sisters, Eva and Monica. When Ben is stranded in Santiago on the eve of the military takeover of 1973, Anna is livid. (imdb)
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The Wraith (1986)
A small desert town has been harassed for months by a gang of drag racers, but so far no one has done anything to stop them. One day, a ghostly black car shows up, challenging members of the group to race, then killing them one by one. Neither the gang nor the police can catch the car or its driver, but some investigating into the gang's past may reveal just who's behind all this. (imdb)
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The Slugger
Darryl Palmer (Michael O'Keefe) is a major league baseball player who meets and pursues an attractive singer (Rebecca De Mornay). After some setbacks, the two are married and sent on an emotional journey that sees his career take off, while hers doesn't. When she gives up her dreams to support her husband, she can't escape her own unhappiness. With a separation on the horizon, Darryl must choose between his big-league life and his one true love. (Netflix)
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Fool for Love (1985)
May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. (imdb)
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Vacation (1983)
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the WallyWorld theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. (imdb)
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Inside the Third Reich (1982)
A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. Based upon Speer's own monograph of the same title. (imdb)
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Heartbeeps (1981)
Two household robots run away and try to start a family. (imdb)
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Of Mice and Men (1981)
A TV adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel. George and Lenny travel through the Depression-era west working at odd jobs, hoping to make enough money to buy their own farm. George must always watch over his mentally retarded friend, and keep him out of danger, both to himself and to others. After they take a new job at a ranch, Lenny gets into far more trouble than George can talk his way out of, leaving George to decide whether to help him, or leave him to his fate. (imdb)
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Foxes (1980)
A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex. (IMDB)
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Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980)
Based upon the true story of Jim Jones, a self proclaimed prophet. Jim Jones had a loyal following of about 1000 people, who had donated their entire life savings to him to join his commune. When possible illegal activities came to the attention of the authorities, they started to investigate. Rather that faces the charges, Jim Jones committed suicide, and convinced virtually All of his followers to do the same. (imdb)
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The Long Riders (1980)
The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of of revenge. (imdb)
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The Last Ride of the Dalton Gang (1979)
A light-hearted view of the Dalton Gang's legendary raid on Coffeyville, Kansas and the years leading up to it as the brothers form themselves into a gang of horse thieves, train and bank robbers with their arch enemy, Detective Will Smith, constantly on their heels. (imdb)
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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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The Choirboys (1977)
A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery. (imdb)
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The Missouri Breaks (1976)
Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time. (imdb)
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Bound for Glory (1976)
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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Breakout (1975)
A bush pilot is hired for $50,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner. (imdb)
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The Great Niagara (1974)
An embittered old man is obsessed with conquering the Niagara River and Niagara Falls. He endangers his sons' lives by forcing them to challenge the falls by going over them in a barrel.
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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society... (imdb)
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The Last Detail (1973)
Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way. (imdb)
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Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)
Two rustic families, headed by patriarchs Laban Feather and Pap Gutshall, are feuding. At first, it is comical, with just the sons of the two families playing tricks on each other. But soon the Feather boys decide to kidnap a girl. She turns out to be innocent bystander Roonie Gill, not the made-up girlfriend "Lolly Madonna." As events escalate, Zack Feather and Roonie fall in love and try to bring the others to their senses... (imdb)
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Paper Moon (1973)
Adapted from the novel, "Addie Pray" (1971) by Joe David Brown, PAPER MOON is the story of Moses Pray and Addie Loggins... (imdb)
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What
Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted... (imdb)
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The Last Picture Show (1971)
In tiny Anarene, Texas, in the lull between World War Two and the Korean Conflict, Sonny and Duane are best friends (imdb)
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