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River Phoenix
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Date of Birth: Aug 23, 1970

Country: USA

Biography: River Jude Phoenix was an American film actor and teen icon. He was the oldest brother of actors Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix, and Summer Phoenix. Phoenix began acting at age 10 in television commercials. He appeared in diverse roles, making his first notable appearance in the 1986 film Stand by Me, a well-received coming-of-age film based on a novella by Stephen King. Phoenix made a transition into more adult-oriented roles with Running on Empty (1988)...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 14 - You've Seen 0

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Dark Blood (2012)
Dealing with nuclear testing and its deadly effects, the story portrays Boy, a young widower living in the desert on a nuclear testing site. Living as a hermit,he waits for the end of the world carving Katchina dolls that he believes have magical powers. While traveling on a "second" honeymoon across the Arizona desert,the car of a Hollywood jet-set couple breaks down. They are rescued by Boy, who holds them prisoners because he desires the woman and wants to create a better world with her. (imdb)
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Silent Tongue (1993)
Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Roe awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't bury her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with Roe. (imdb)
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The Thing Called Love (1993)
Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a song writer. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry, head over heels, but start to regret it very soon. (imdb)
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Sneakers (1992)
Complex but lighthearted thriller about computers and cryptography, government and espionage, secrets and deception and betrayal. (imdb)
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My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Surreal character study focusing on the friendship between two male hustlers, Mike and Scott, in Portland, Oregon. They live on the streets, do drugs, and sell themselves to men and women. Mike (River Phoenix) is quiet, gay and suffers from narcolepsy. Abandoned as a child, he is obsessed with finding his long-lost mother. Scott (Keanu Reeves) is the rebellious son of a high-ranking family, who lives this life mostly to embarrass his father... (imdb)
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Dogfight (1991)
1963, the night before the 18 years old "Birdlace" Eddie and his friends are shipped to Vietnam. (imdb)
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I Love You to Death (1990)
Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalee, and is a major womanizer. Rosalee goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating. (imdb)
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Chapter 25 in the complete adventures of Indiana Jones has it all: the fedora, the bullwhip, the ophidiophobia (fear of snakes)! This time, Indy (Ford) is on a perilous hunt for the Holy Grail with none other than his cantankerous dad (Connery). Father and son have rarely seen eye to eye. But if the adventure they share can't bridge the generation gap, nothing can. (Paramount)
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Running on Empty (1988)
The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own. (imdb)
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Little Nikita (1988)
Roy Parmenter is an FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years ago his partner was killed by a Soviet spy, still at large. Scuba is now trying to extort the Soviets (imdb)
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A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he comes to understand his parents and eventually bonds with his father. (imdb)
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Stand by Me (1986)
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find a body of a missing boy (imdb)
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The Mosquito Coast (1986)
An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build an ice factory in the middle of the jungle... (imdb)
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Explorers (1985)
Ben Crandall, an alien-obsessed kid, dreams one night of a circuit board. Drawing out the circuit, he and his friends Wolfgang and Darren set it up... (imdb)
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