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Robert Redford
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Date of Birth: Aug 18, 1936

Country: USA

Biography: Charles Robert Redford Jr. better known as Robert Redford, is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, model, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He has received two Oscars: one in 1981 for directing Ordinary People, and one for Lifetime Achievement in 2002. His popular films include Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Candidate (1972) and The Sting (1973) (wikipedia)

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Natalie Wood:  What Remains Behind (2020)
Exploring Natalie Wood's life and career through the unique perspective of her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner, and others who knew her best.
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Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)
An exploration of the history, artistry, and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look... See full summary »
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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)
An elderly bank robber, who had managed to escape from prison over a dozen times in his life before moving to a retirement community, looks to spice things up with another heist. (imdb)
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Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)
A look at the life, work, activism and controversies of actress and fitness tycoon, Jane Fonda.
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The Discovery (2017)
A love story set one year after the existence of the afterlife is scientifically verified. (imdb)
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Earth: One Amazing Day (2017)
From BBC Earth Films, the studio that brought you Earth, comes the sequel - Earth: One Amazing Day, an astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles.
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The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee (2017)
A film about the legendary Washington Post editor, told primarily in his own words, also includes interviews with Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, Henry Kissinger and Robert Redford, among many others. (HBO)
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Our Souls at Night (2017)
In Holt, a small Colorado town, Addie Moore (Jane Fonda) pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters (Robert Redford). Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such a small town they'd been neighbors for decades, but had little contact. Their children (Matthias Schoenaerts and Judy Greer) live far away and they are all alone in their big houses. Addie seeks to establish a connection, and make the most of the rest of the time they have. (imdb)
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The American West (2016)
The American West (2016) - TV Mini-Series
This series will provide unprecedented access to the wilderness, frontier lawlessness, and bloodshed of the 40 years between the end of the American Civil War and after the turn of the 20th Century, when the west was won. Each episode follows the stories and struggles of the West's most infamous outlaws as they fight for their land and identity. (imdb)
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National Parks Adventure (2016)
Coinciding with the National Parks Centennial, National Parks Adventure celebrates America's natural wonders. Narrated by Robert Redford, it follows a trio of adventurers and revisits Roosevelt and Muir's camping trip when the Park System was born. (imdb)
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Pete
The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon.
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Truth (2015)
Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers. (imdb)
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A Walk in the Woods (2015)
After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends. (imdb)
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. (imdb)
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The Company You Keep (2013)
Robert Redford directs and stars in this gripping political thriller about a young journalist (Shia LaBeouf) who stumbles upon the story of his career when he uncovers the identity of a wanted ex-radical activist (Redford) who has been underground for five decades. (tiff.net)
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All Is Lost (2013)
After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
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All the President
Looks back at Watergate, the original game changer of America politics. How has Watergate changed the Presidency? What effect has the scandal had on our political leaders? And has hope and optimism forever been replaced in our national dialogue by doubt and cynicism? 2013 marks 40 years since 1973 - Watergate's most pivotal year. Reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein doggedly investigated the scandal exposing the long, twisted trail of cover-ups and lies. (imdb)
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Casting By (2012)
The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood (imdb)
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A Fierce Green Fire (2012)
It is the largest movement the world has ever seen, it may also be the most important - in terms of what's at stake. Environmentalists have been reviled as much as revered, for being killjoys and Cassandras. Every battle begins as a lost cause and even the victories have to be fought for again and again. Still, environmentalism is one of the great social innovations of the twentieth century, and one of the keys to the twenty-first. (imdb)
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The Conspirator (2011)
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008)
A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues. (imdb)
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Lions for Lambs (2007)
The story begins after Arian and Ernest, two determined students at a West Coast university, follow the inspiration of their idealistic professor Dr. Malley and attempt to do something important with their lives. But when the two make the bold decision to join the battle in Afghanistan, Malley is both moved and distraught... (United Artists)
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The Unforeseen (2007)
A documentary about the development around Barton Springs in Austin, Texas, and nature's unexpected response to being threatened by human interference. (imdb)
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Telling the Truth About Lies: The Making of
An almost half hour examination into the making of the film with new interviews from Redford, Hoffman, Woodward and Bernstein, along with other key players. All of the historical players share their thoughts on the actors and vice versa, while everyone shares their thoughts on the events. The production aspects of the film, notably Goldman's thoughts on the script and Willis' thoughts on the cinematography are included. (dvdverdict.com)
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Charlotte
Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen. (imdb)
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Trudell (2005)
In this documentary filmmaker Heather Rae the engaging life story of Native American poet-prophet-activist John Trudell and his heartfelt message of active, personal responsibility to the earth, all of its inhabitants and our descendents. (Appaloosa Pictures)
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An Unfinished Life (2005)
Set against the rugged ranchlands of Wyoming, An Unfinished Life is the story of a modern-day Western family, as stoic as they are divided, learning the true meaning of forgiveness. (Miramax)
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The Clearing (2004)
The story of a parallel emotional struggle between the victim of a kidnapping and the family that is left behind. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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Sacred Planet (2004)
Sacred Planet (2004) - Short Film
Premiering on Earth Day, this documentary is a journey around the world to some of the most exotic and beautiful places that still exist. It serves as witness to all that remains to be cherished, rather than to all that has been lost. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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The Last Castle (2001)
When three star General Irwin is transferred to a maximum security military prison, its warden, Colonel Winter, can't hide his admiration towards the highly decorated and experienced soldier. Irwin has been stripped of his rank for disobedience in a mission, but not of fame. Colonel Winter, who runs the prison with an iron fist, deeply admires the General, but works with completely different methods in order to keep up discipline... (imdb)
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Spy Game (2001)
CIA operative Nathan Muir (Redford) is on the brink of retirement when he finds out that his protege Tom Bishop (Pitt) has been arrested in China for espionage. No stranger to the machinations of the CIA's top echelon, Muir hones all his skills and irreverent manner in order to find a way to free Bishop. As he embarks on his mission to free Bishop, Muir recalls how he recruited and trained the young rookie, at that time a sergeant in Vietnam, their turbulent times together as operatives and the woman who threatened their friendship. (imdb)
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The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Set against the backdrop of a golf tournament in 1930's Georgia, this is the classic joumey of a hero who falls into darkness through some disconnect with his soul, and then of his coming back into the light with the help of a spiritual guide.
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)
A teenage girl riding a horse is hit by a truck. To help heal her troubled/injured daughter, and horse, the mother takes them to Montana to recuperate at the ranch of a 'horse whisperer', a horse healer of mystical talents. (imdb)
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Independent
A behind-the-scenes look at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.
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Anthem (1997)
Armed with a pair of camcorders, Shainee Gabel & Kristin Hahn ditch their Hollywood day jobs and set out on the open road in search of the American Dream, a mission that finds them crossing paths with a parade of noteworthy figures. Chronicling every step of their ambitious journey, the two manage to capture candid moments with personalities such as Hunter Thompson, Robert Redford, Michael Stipe, Studs Terkel, George McGovern, Willie Nelson, John Waters, George Stephanopoulos, Chuck D and more.
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Up Close & Personal (1996)
This is a telling of the Jessica Savitch story, the newswoman who, in the 1970's, became the "First Woman Anchor". Sally/Tally is taken under the wing of Warren in a Miami newsroom and becomes a news star on TV. Despite her love for Warren, she takes the big chance and moves on to Philadelphia, where he follows to rescue her faltering career at the cost of his own - as she rises he falls. (imdb)
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Quiz Show (1994)
An idealistic young lawyer (Rob Morrow) working for a Congressional subcommittee in the late 1950s discovers that TV quiz shows are being fixed. His investigation focusses on two contestants on the show "Twenty-One": Herbert Stempel (John Turturro), a brash working-class Jew from Queens, and Charles Van Doren (Ralph Fiennes), the patrician scion of one of America's leading literary families. Based on a true story. (imdb)
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Indecent Proposal (1993)
A married woman agrees to have sex with another man for $1,000,000. (imdb)
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La classe américaine (1993)
George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe Américaine is a montage of scenes taken from the Warner Bros. catalog and dubbed to fit the narration of what is arguably the greatest story ever told. (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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A River Runs Through It (1992)
Two fly-fishing sons of a Presbyterian minister--one reserved, one rebellious--grow up in rural Montana.
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Havana (1990)
Cuba, December 1958: The professional gambler Jack visits Havana to organize a big Poker game. On the ship he meets Roberta and falls in love with her. Shortly after they arrive in Cuba, Roberta and her Cuban husband, the revolutionary Arturo, are arrested and tortured. Arturo is reported "shot while trying to escape," but Jack manages to get Roberta free again... (imdb)
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The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local Hispanic farmers, they cannot arouse much opposition because of the short term opportunities offered by construction jobs... (imdb)
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Legal Eagles (1986)
District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women persuade Logan to investigate further and to cut some official corners, a much more sinister scenario starts to emerge. (imdb)
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Out of Africa (1985)
In 20th century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate but ultimately doomed love affair with a free-sprited big-game hunter. (imdb)
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The Natural (1984)
An average baseball player comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
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Ordinary People (1980)
The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son. (imdb)
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Brubaker (1980)
When the new Warden comes in disguised as an inmate, he sees first hand all the corruption and scams the guards and prison officials and running... (imdb)
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The Electric Horseman (1979)
Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights... (imdb)
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)
An historic telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges to Germany in World War II in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden. (imdb)
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All the President
Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.
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3 Days of the Condor (1975)
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust. (imdb)
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The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War. (imdb)
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The Great Gatsby (1974)
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. (imdb)
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The Sting (1973)
In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker. (imdb)
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The Way We Were (1973)
Two disparate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart. (imdb)
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The Hot Rock (1972)
Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it... (imdb)
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The Candidate (1972)
Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment. (imdb)
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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta.
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Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970)
A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Faus (Micheal J. Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford) (imdb)
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Downhill Racer (1969)
Quietly cocky Robert Redford joins U.S. ski team as downhill racer and clashes with the team's coach, played by Gene Hackman. Lots of good skiing action leading to an exciting climax. (imdb)
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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969)
Based on true events, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy (Robert Blake), a Native American, kills his girlfriend's (Katharine Ross) father in self defense, and the two go on the run, pursued by a search posse led by Sheriff Christopher Cooper (Robert Redford). (imdb)
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. (imdb)
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Barefoot in the Park (1967)
Adapted from the hilarious play by Neil Simon, this movie combines love laughs. Robert Redford portrays Paul Bratter... (imdb)
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The Chase (1966)
The escape of Bubba Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (imdb)
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This Property Is Condemned (1966)
A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to escape Alva's mother's (Hazel) clutches and the town's revenge
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Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious (1965)
During World War II, two Americans are forced to bail out and parachute into a small German town. Herr Frick, being equal parts patriotic and lonely, keeps them as prisoners of war in his bomb shelter. While his prisoners go stir crazy, Herr Frick must decide if he's willing to lose their companionship by letting them know the war has ended. (imdb)
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Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
Daisy Clover is a 15 year old Tomboy who dreams of being a Hollywood star. After auditioning for producer Raymond Swan of Swan studios she becomes the toast of Hollywood. Daisy must then come to terms with her new found fame and the 1930's Hollywood star treatment. (imdb)
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War Hunt (1962)
Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers...an idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols slitting enemy throats under cover of night...and the orphan boy who comes between them is examined. The Cease-Fire brings the three to a final resolution. (imdb)
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The Iceman Cometh (1960)
The chilling tale of a high-rolling gambler who changes his ways and is determined to help the drifters, alcoholics and prostitutes who have come to depend on his "generosity". (imdb)
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