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Richard Donner
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Date of Birth: Apr 24, 1930

Country: USA

Biography: Richard Donner is an American film director, film producer, and comic book writer. The production company The Donners' Company is owned by Donner and his wife, producer Lauren Shuler Donner. After directing the horror film The Omen, Donner became famous for the hailed creation of the first modern superhero film, Superman, starring Christopher Reeve. The influence of this film eventually helped establish the superhero concept as a respected film genre...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 29 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (25) | Actor (5)
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No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos (2008)
After improbably chronicling the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, young filmmakers László Kovács and Vilmos Zsigmond fled their homeland and ended up in America, where the pals became two of the movie industry's most influential cinematographers. (Netflix)
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Who Needs Sleep? (2006)
In 1997, after a 19-hour day on the set, assistant cameraman Brent Hershman fell asleep behind the wheel, crashed his car, and died. Deeply disturbed by his death, Wexler shows how sleep deprivation and long work hours are a lethal combination.
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Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006)
In Richard Donner's original vision of Superman II, the Man of Steel faces his greatest challenge yet! Three villainous outcasts, Non, Ursa, and their leader, General Zod, are freed from the Phantom Zone only to wreak havoc, devastation, and chaos unto Earth... (imdb)
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16 Blocks (2006)
The story of how two men change -- and change each other -- during a tense 16 block struggle between life and death. (Warner Bros.)
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Timeline (2003)
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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The Omen Legacy (2001)
The true stories that spawned the eerie tale of Damien, a small boy with an angelic face, whose very name still conjures up thoughts of Satan. This documentary shares spine-tingling information about the the all-too-memorable flick that has terrorized film audiences since 1976.
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Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
The "Lethal" quartet (Gibson, Glover, Russo and Pesci) is joined by junior detective Lee Butters (Rock), as the team struggles to unravel a series of crimes involving immigrant smuggling and counterfeiting. (Warner Bros.)
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Conspiracy Theory (1997)
Mel Gibson is a New York cabbie whose fascination with "conspiracies" in everyday life enmeshes him and a Justice Department attorney (Roberts) in a dangerous situation when one of his paranoid theories may indeed be true. (Warner Bros.)
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Assassins (1995)
Robert Rath (Sylvester Stallone) is a seasoned hitman who just wants out of the business with no back talk... (imdb)
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Maverick (1994)
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief. (imdb)
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Two-Fisted Tales (1992)
A star-studded telemovie which was an attempt to launch a second series in the mould of Tales From The Crypt. When this failed to launch, the three tales were re-edited and shown as Crypt episodes.
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Radio Flyer (1992)
A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs. (imdb)
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Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Martin Riggs finally meets his match in the form of Lorna Cole, a beautiful but tough policewoman. Together with Roger Murtaugh... (imdb)
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Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities. (imdb)
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Tales from the Crypt (1989)
Half-hour stories with many themes, including; horror, twists, black-magic, sci.-fi. .... Introduced by a puppet called "The Crypt Keeper". A cross between the "Twilight Zone" and modern horror movies. Not suitable for the very young or squeamish. (imdb)
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Scrooged (1988)
A cynically selfish TV executive gets haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
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Lethal Weapon (1987)
A veteran detective is partnered with a young detective with a suicidal death wish (imdb)
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Ladyhawke (1985)
Philipe Gastone, a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Navarre befriends him... (imdb)
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The Goonies (1985)
A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map (imdb)
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The Making of
TV documentary about the making of 'The Goonies'. (imdb)
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The Toy (1982)
An underemployed reporter finds himself literally purchased as a toy for a rich spoiled brat. (imdb)
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Inside Moves (1980)
After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors, Rory and the rest of the bar regulars hope his success will provide a lift to their sagging spirits. Will Jerry forget his friends? What about his junkie hooker girlfriend and her pimp? (imdb)
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Superman: The Movie (1978)
An adventure re-told, spanning the Man of Steel's life from his Krypton infancy and Midwest boyhood to his career as Daily Planet reporter Clark Kent (Reeve) and through his titanic struggle with archnemesis Lex Luthor (Hackman). (Warner Bros.)
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The Omen (1976)
An American ambassador learns to his horror that his son is actually the literal Antichrist. (imdb)
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Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control. (imdb)
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Lola (1970)
In this 1969 romantic comedy-drama, a 38-year-old American porn novelist (Charles Bronson, in an offbeat, non-tough guy performance) living in London meets and falls for a 16-year-old nymphet named Twinky (Susan George). Before you can spell statutory, they get married and move to New York City -- and that's when their problems begin.
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Salt and Pepper (1968)
A tale of two London nightclub owners, Charlie Salt (Davis) and Christopher Pepper (Lawford), who become embroiled in the plot of a mad colonel who is in possession of a nuclear bomb. Along the way, Salt and Pepper are dogged by a curmudgeonly Scotland Yard inspector (Michael Bates). (Google)
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Philbert (Three
In this live-action sitcom with animated elements, a cartoonist named Griff draws Philbert comics. Philbert has the ability to come to life in the form of a six-inch-tall cartoon character. Philbert tries to cause trouble between Griff and his girlfriend Angela when he overhears her plans to marry Griff. (BCDB)
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X-15 (1961)
An examination of the lives of X-15 rocket-plane test pilots, who put themselves in danger on every test run. (TCM.com)
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