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Saul Rubinek
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Date of Birth: Jul 2, 1948

Country: Germany

Total Titles at Criticker: 56 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (54) | Director (2)
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Saddle up for six tales about the American frontier from the unique minds of Joel and Ethan Coen, who wrote and directed this anthology.
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The Last Tycoon (2016)
Centers on Hollywood's first wunderkind studio executive in the 1930s, Monroe Stahr, and the power struggle between him and his mentor and current head of the studio Pat Brady. (imdb)
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Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (2012)
Jesse Stone goes on a manhunt that turns into a bizarre game of cat and mouse. (metacafe.com)
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Kill Me Please (2010)
Medical pioneer Dr Kruger wants to modernize suicide. His dream is to create a therapeutic framework where suicide is no longer a tragedy but a simple, medically assisted act. His exclusive clinic attracts a cast of strange characters with a death wish: a famous comedian with terminal cancer, a traveling salesman hiding sordid secrets, a rich Luxembourg heir, a beautiful but auto-destrucive young girl, an old Berlin cabaret singer whose voice is destroyed and a man who has lost everything... (www.ipreview.ca)
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Barney
The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky. (imdb)
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Knucklehead (2010)
It follows the on-the-road adventures of a trio of misfits -- a naïve giant and church orphan-turned-amateur fighter Walter Krunk (Big Show); former mixed martial arts champion-turned-manager Eddie Sullivan (Mark Feuerstein); and church aide-turned-chaperone, Mary O'Connor (Melora Hardin) -- fighting their way across the south to the annual Pro-Am mixed martial arts tournament in New Orleans. (Wikipedia)
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The Trotsky (2009)
Leon, an upper-middle-class teenager, fervently believes he is the reincarnation of fabled Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. (topten.ca)
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Warehouse 13 (2009)
After saving the life of the President in Washington D.C., a pair of U.S Secret Service agents are whisked away to a covert location in South Dakota that houses supernatural objects that the Regents, an Authority above and outside any government, have collected over the centuries. Their new assignment: retrieve any lost objects and investigate reports of new ones. (imdb)
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Julia (2009)
A woman (Swinton) tries to extort money, using a young boy as bait. (imdb)
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Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)
A romantic comedy featuring a Jewish family who struggles coming to terms with their son's non-Jewish and gay boyfriend.
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A Broken Life (2008)
Tortured by his own mediocrity, Max decides to commit suicide and recruits his only friend Bud, a struggling filmmaker, to record his last day on earth. Bent on exacting revenge, Max tracks down and finally confronts his overbearing Boss and his ex-wife. His rage builds until his last day is turned upside down by the kindness of a young woman in a wheelchair. Just moments from his own end, Max finds hope but is it too late to fix what is broken? (imdb)
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Blackout (2007)
Chain of events that unfolds in a forgotten Brooklyn neighborhood during the blackout of 2003.
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The Washingtonians (2007)
A man finds a letter behind a painting of George Washington that is supposedly written by George Washington. The painting was at the estate of his late Grandmother. The letter discusses eating children and using their bones to make tools for eating, and is later judged authentic by an expert. (imdb)
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Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other. (imdb)
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Santa
Bill Goldberg plays the devil's son who lost a wager with a angel and was forced to spend 1000 years playing Santa, but now the wager of that time has run out, and good old Santa isn't so joyful anymore. He makes up for lost time and starts to kill people. (imdb)
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Trump Unauthorized (2005)
A look at the life of real estate king/media mogul/reality TV star, Donald Trump. (imdb)
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Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss (2004)
The story of Heidi Fleiss, known as "The Hollywood Madam", who was the daughter of a prominent Los Angeles doctor and eventually became a prostitute for a well-known Los Angeles madam. She took over her boss' operation and soon was raking in $300,000 a month by hiring only the most beautiful and highest-class hookers and catering to wealthy Hollywood types... (imdb)
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Baadasssss! (2003)
Mario Van Peebles directs an honest and revealing portrait of his pioneering father Melvin. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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The Singing Detective (2003)
The story of a crime novelist (Downey Jr.) who, languishing in his hospital bed, occupies his time by mapping out a screenplay in his head about a cynical private investigator who doubles as a singer in a dance band. (Paramount Classics)
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Hollywood North (2003)
Hollywood pokes fun at itself in this comedic look at the sometimes absurdist world of moviemaking. A fledgling screenwriter, Bobby (Matthew Modine), buys the rights to a Canadian book and attempts to turn it into his magnus opus. But as often happens, the showbiz machinery grinds the movie's progress to a halt. An actor falls apart on set, the original author is enraged at the events, and a documentary crew happens to be filming everything.
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Bleacher Bums (2002)
A day in the life of a group of gambling buddies, as they sit in on their beloved minor league baseball team game. (imdb)
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Gleason (2002)
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The product of a fractious Brooklyn childhood, capped by the abrupt desertion of his ne'er-do-well father, Jackie Gleason launches his show business career with the motto "Never depend on anyone." Yet because of his multitude of insecurities, he demands total loyalty and 100-percent devotion from everyone around him. Trouble is, he has no loyalty or devotion to give in return. (rottentomatoes.com)
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Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Carter and Lee head to Hong Kong for vacation, but become embroiled in a counterfeit money scam. (imdb)
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The Contender (2000)
A political thriller about Laine Hanson, a senator who is nominated to become Vice President following the death of the previous office holder. During the confirmation process, Laine is the victim of a vicious attack on her personal life in which stories of sexual deviancy are spread. She is torn as to whether she should fight back, or stick to her high principles and refuse to comment on the allegations. Although it isn't easy, she sticks to her guns, and in the end she is rewarded for it. (imdb)
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The Family Man (2000)
In this romantic comedy drama about life's possibilities, Jack Campbell must choose between a his glamorous, fast-paced career or life as a suburban husband and father.
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The Golden Spiders (2000)
A street kid interrupts Nero Wolfe's dinner with his eyewitness account of a kidnapping. The next day, the boy is dead and his mother comes to the detective with her son's meager savings and dying wish to hire Wolfe to solve his murder. (imdb)
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36 Hours to Die (1999)
The head of a brewery enlists his family and his bowling team to fight an extortion scheme developed by a local mobster to try to ruin the businessman and his family. The brewer's wife is a financial whiz, who helps beat the scheme. Jack O'Malley is the man's uncle, who offers brawn as well as brains to defeat the mobster and his henchmen. (imdb)
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Dick (1999)
After taking a wrong turn on a White House tour, teens Betsy Jobs (Dunst) and Arlene Lorenzo (Williams) stumble across a room packed full of presidential secrets. To find out exactly what the girls know, "Tricky Dick" Nixon (Hedaya) himself appoints them as official White House dog walkers. Suddenly and accidentally, the two girls are swept up in the political intrigue of the world's most famous break-in: Watergate. (Columbia Tristar)
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Jerry and Tom (1998)
A series of comic vignettes illuminates the changing relationship of two hitmen over the years.
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Blackjack (1998)
Blackjack (1998) - TV Movie
After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. Now he must confront his fear and the assassin, who seems to be well aware of Jack's problem (imdb)
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Hostile Intent (1997)
Paint-ball playing computer geeks who invent a computer chip which can keep the government or any agency from gaining access to computer files are targeted by government assassins during a paint-ball competition. (imdb)
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Bad Manners (1997)
Wes and Nancy are a married academics couple. One day they host Nancy's long-ago lover Matt and his current sexy girlfriend Kim. Matt is a musician and Kim is a computer specialist who helped Matt to make some discovery in his science. Wes suspects Kim of stealing 50 dollars from him and that starts tension, intrigues, mistrust. (imdb)
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Rainbow (1996)
Four kids and a dog embark on the adventure of a lifetime -- the search for the end of the Rainbow. With the aid of computers and an irrepressible belief, they achieve the impossible, finding and riding the multicolored arc, but the gold they take starts a more dangerous adventure. (imdb)
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Past Perfect (1996)
A cop (Roberts) tries to bust a gang of teenage gun dealers. In the process he catches only one and tries to charge him with a number of offenses but fails since the gang member is underage. One by one the youth's friends start turning up dead. It is up to Dylan (Roberts), and his partner to save the youth from the same fate as the rest of his gang. (imdb)
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Hiroshima (1995)
Hiroshima (1995) - TV Movie
A recreation of the events, both political and military, leading up to the tragic attack on Hiroshima in August 1945.
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The Android Affair (1995)
Karen Garrett, a promising young doctor, is assigned to perform a difficult operation on Teach, an advanced android who has never "blanked" (had his memory erased.) She soon realizes that Teach is much more than an assignment, and is drawn to his desire for a very human life. When Karen takes Teach into the outside world, they soon discover that there is something far more mysterious and dangerous than a medical experiment planned for them. (imdb)
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Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of planning... (imdb)
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I Love Trouble (1994)
Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment. (imdb)
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True Romance (1993)
This rock'n'roll adventure story tells of two unlikely lovers who accidentally double-cross the Detroit mob by stealing valuable contraband. Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette flee to Los Angeles where they are sought by both gangsters and cops. (Warner Bros.)
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Man Trouble (1992)
Jack Nicholson stars as a guard dog trainer who gets involved with one of his clients (Ellen Barkin). Beverly D'Angelo plays Barkin's sister, a classic airhead, who is spilling all she knows about her gangster boyfriend (Harry Dean Stanton). (imdb)
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Unforgiven (1992)
Two retired sharp-shooters and a would-be gunslinger team up to claim a $1,000 reward for killing two cowboys who brutally disfigured a prostitute.
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The Quarrel (1991)
Montreal 1948. On Rosh Hashanah, Chaim (a Yiddish writer) is forced to think of his religion when he's asked to be the tenth in a minyan. As he sits in the park, he suddenly sees an old friend whom he hasn't seen since they quarrelled when they were yeshiva students together. Hersh, a rabbi, survived Auschwitz and his faith was strengthened by his ordeal, while Chaim escaped the Nazis, but had lost his faith long before. (imdb)
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The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Financial "Master of the Universe" Sherman McCoy sees his life unravel when his mistress Maria Ruskin hits a black boy with his car... (imdb)
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Liberace: Behind the Music (1988)
an "unofficial" biopic drama on the life and death of Wladziu Valentino Liberace, who went from a humble working-class background to become a famous American pianist and vocalist. Known simply as "Liberace", he became the highest paid entertainer in the world, while embracing a lifestyle of flamboyant excess. The film first aired less than two years after his death. (en.wikipedia.org)
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Obsessed (1987)
Obsessed (1987) - TV Movie
Canadian businesswoman Dinah Middleton's is devastated when her teenage son, Alex, is killed by a hit-and-run driver. When the police fail to turn up any suspects, she turns private detective to track the killer down (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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Sweet Liberty (1986)
Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very infatuated with Faith who will play the female lead in the movie. At the same time, he is fighting with his crazy mother who thinks the Devil lives in her kitchen, and his girlfriend who is talking about commitment. (imdb)
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Martin
Martin Steckert escapes from prison taking a man as hostage. But during their journey through the country both learn about each other and in the end become friends. (imdb)
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Against All Odds (1984)
A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear. (imdb)
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Bambinger (1984)
Bambinger (1984) - Short Film
Set in Montréal during World War II, this drama based on a short story by Canadian author Mordecai Richler tells of a family who takes in a Jewish refugee named Mr. Bambinger. The family's twelve-year-old son, Sammy, resents this intrusion, but his resentment turns to compassion when he learns that the ship carrying Bambinger's wife and son to Canada has been struck by a torpedo. (imdb)
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The Terry Fox Story (1983)
The true story about the Canadian cancer amputee hero who decided to run across Canada on only one leg to raise money for cancer research.
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Highpoint (1982)
James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia/CIA operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money, while saving the beautiful Lise Hatcher (hopefully for himself). (imdb)
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Young Doctors in Love (1982)
An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised as a woman - in other words all the usual ingredients present and correct, though in this case the laughs are intentional. (imdb)
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Ticket to Heaven (1981)
David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling transformation into a gaunt, mindless shadow of his former self...and his ultimate salvation when friends and family launch a plan to kidnap and deprogram him. (imdb)
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Agency (1980)
A mysterious millionaire buys an ad agency and begins to replace its employees with his own people, who don't appear to be advertising types at all. (imdb)
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Death Ship (1980)
A cruise ship is run over by a Nazi Flying Dutchman (Flying Deutschland?). Several survivors are taken on board, including the captain, who begins to imagine himself its fuehrer.
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