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Wilford Brimley

Wilford Brimley

Date of Birth: Sep 27, 1934

Country: USA

Biography: Allen Wilford Brimley is an American actor. He has appeared in such films as The China Syndrome, Cocoon, The Thing and The Firm. Brimley has also done television commercials, including ads for Quaker Oats and Liberty Medical. Prior to his career in acting, Brimley worked as a ranch hand, wrangler, blacksmith, and a bodyguard for Howard Hughes. He then began shoeing horses for film and television.

Total Credits at Criticker: 46 (Actor)

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    I Believe (2017)
    A 9 year old boy starts to hear the voice of God in his heart and begins a journey walking with Him and releasing God's love and supernatural power wherever he goes. His faith turns his town upside down. The boy has to overcome many obstacles both in his own uncertainty and in the people and culture around him. The story involves a once disillusioned pastor, his atheist dad (a news anchorman), a friend from school, and a rival newsgroup. The movie is inspired by true stories.
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    Timber the Treasure Dog (2016)
    A boy rises to the occasion with his best friend (a lovable talking dog) to save his home and family. (imdb)
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    Brigham City (2001)
    What happens when a perfect small Mormon town is rocked with the discovery of a dead body? Brigham City is a thrilling murder mystery which shows that no place on earth is really safe from the world. (Zion Films)
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    Crossfire Trail (2001)
    Rafe Covington promises a dying friend that he'll watch over the man's wife and ranch after he's gone. When Rafe gets to his friend's ranch, he finds that Barkow, the local power in town, wants not only the ranch but the woman, too, and hires a gang of gunfighters to make sure he gets both.
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    Comanche (2000)
    Comanche (2000) - Short Film
    The heart warming true story of the only U.S. survivor of The Battle of Little Big Horn... the horse named Comanche. (imdb)
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    Summer of the Monkeys (1998)
    Summer Of The Monkeys (set in the 1800's on the prairies of Canada) follows the story of a young boy, Jay, who dreams of getting enough money to buy his dream horse. One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart. He later learns that there is a big reward for them. Enough to buy the horse, however, as time goes on he befriends the chimps, and it becomes apparent that Jay can't bear to part with them. (imdb)
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    Progeny (1998)
    An unsuspecting woman is impregnated by aliens who are experimenting on the human population. (imdb)
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    In & Out (1997)
    A high school English teacher is outed as a gay man by a former student while accepting an Academy Award. Comedy ensues in the teacher's private life and small town where he teaches. Story rumored to be loosely based upon Tom Hanks acceptance speech when receiving his Academy Award for "Philadelphia". (imdb)
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    My Fellow Americans (1996)
    Kramer and Douglas, two former presidents from opposite ends of the political spectrum, become reluctant allies when they become the target of a conspirator in President Haney's administration (imdb)
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    Mutant Species (1995)
    A rocket containing bio-hazardous material to be disposed of by launching into space crashes in a remote wooded area. An army team is sent to recover it. One of the men is infected and mutates into a monster, killing most of the rest of the team. One man escapes with the help of a brother & sister who live in the woods. He then tries to stop his former buddy, while also fighting against another army team sent in to destroy everything. (imdb)
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    Last of the Dogmen (1995)
    A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he returns to find some answers. (imdb)
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    The Good Old Boys (1995)
    An aging cowboy must choose between his desire to remain free and the responsibilities of maintaining a family. (imdb)
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    Heaven Sent (1994)
    Howard, an inexperienced guardian angel, tries to help Eddie, a troubled teen. While Howard haphazardly helps Eddie, he also tries to lend his inexperienced hand to Eddie's mother with wacky and heartwarming results.
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    Hard Target (1993)
    A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process. (imdb)
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    The Firm (1993)
    A young lawyer joins a prestigous law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side. (imdb)
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    Where the Red Fern Grows: Part 2 (1992)
    An embittered WWII veteran returns to his grandfather's home in the Louisiana woods. The old man helps his grandson readjust by giving him two hound dog puppies to care for. (imdb)
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    Blood River (1991)
    Blood River (1991) - TV Movie
    Jimmy Pearls, a directionless young drifter, kills Henry Logan's son and two other men after he found out that they murdered Jimmy's parents for their land. Trying to get away from Logan's vengeance, he goes to ground in the mountains and meets Winston Patrick Culler, an old trapper, who becomes his traveling companion and protector. Jimmy doesn't understand though why Culler is helping him.
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    Billy the Kid (1989)
    A 1989 American western film about famed gunman Billy the Kid. One of many depicting the events surrounding the outlaw during his participation in the Lincoln County War, this film, though little known, has routinely been described as the most historically accurate version to date. Written by Gore Vidal and directed by William A. (wikipedia.org)
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    Eternity (1989)
    TV producer James has an extremely vivid dream, in which he is a prince struggling to keep the kingdom at peace against the wishes of his warfaring brother, while at the same time competing with his brother for a woman's love. The figures in his dream match those in his real life, with his brother being an aggressive business man trying to buy James out... (imdb)
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    Cocoon: The Return (1988)
    The old age pensioners that left at the end of the first film come back to earth to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no-one grows old, or will they be tempted to stay back on earth ? (imdb)
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    End of the Line (1987)
    When the closure of a railway is announced, employees commandeer a locomotive to get to corporate headquarters and confront the president. (imdb)
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    Shadows on the Wall (1986)
    A reporter becomes the target of a murderer when he starts investigating a fifty-year-old murder/suicide case. (imdb)
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    American Justice (1986)
    Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country. (imdb)
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    Act of Vengeance (1986)
    Fact-based story about the corruption that occurred during the United Mine Workers' 1969 presidential elections. Jock Yablonski was a loyal follower of then chief Tony Boyle. That all changed after 80 men are killed in an unsafe West Virginia coal mine and Boyle defended the mine owners. At his wife's urging and in fear of his life, Yablonski launched his campaign. And in fact, he became the target of assassins. (imdb)
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    Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
    An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president. (imdb)
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    Murder in Space (1985)
    Set in the "not-so-distant future", the crew of an international space station are set to return triumphantly to Earth, until someone starts killing the other crew members. (imdb)
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    Cocoon (1985)
    When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigour. (imdb)
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    Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
    The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket escape and in a forrest they meet Teek a naughty and very fast animal. Teek takes them to a house in which a old man, Noa, lives. Like Cindel he also crashed with his Starcruiser on Endor. Together they fight Terak and Charal. (imdb)
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    Country (1984)
    Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family. (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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    Harry & Son (1984)
    Two men with nothing in common . . . except the blood in their veins.
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    The Stone Boy (1984)
    A tragic accident changes a family forever in this drama set in Montana. When 12-year-old Arnold (Jason Presson) accidentally kills his 17-year-old brother Eugene, Arnold's father (Robert Duvall) angrily vents his grief, his mother (Glenn Close) hides in fear, and his mean uncle (Frederic Forrest) gets in the way. Luckily, Arnold's wise grandfather (Wilford Brimley) tries to help the shattered family adjust.
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    High Road to China (1983)
    Spoiled roaring 20's heiress, Bess Armstrong, hires drop-out bi-plane pilot, Selleck, to fly her from England to China in order to find her father and keep from being disinherited.
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    Tough Enough (1983)
    An aspiring country/western singer, whose money is disappearing faster than his career opportunities, enters a "Tough Man" amateur boxing contest to earn some cash to pay his bills. Amazingly enough, he wins it, and is picked to go onto the national finals. He's torn between his first love, music, and the glitz, glamor and money of the "Tough Man" world. (imdb)
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    10 to Midnight (1983)
    A serial killer gets his kicks by knifing his victims while naked. A veteran cop, Leo Kessler (Bronson) believes that he has found the killer and plants fake evidence to obtain a conviction. When this "evidence" is discovered the killer is released, and plans his revenge by stalking Kessler's daughter... (imdb)
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    Tender Mercies (1983)
    Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career. (imdb)
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    Death Valley (1982)
    A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer. (imdb)
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    The Thing (1982)
    Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.
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    The Big Black Pill (1981)
    Joe Dancer is a private detective working in LA. He's given a big money case by Tiffany Farinpour, one of the Farinpour family who include powerful politicians. Tiffany needs Joe to find her younger brother David who has left the family under a cloud. However in trying to find David Joe is warned off by several thugs before finally finding David in a small town just trying to live a quiet life. (imdb)
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    Absence of Malice (1981)
    Revenge is sweet and Michael Colin Gallagher (Paul Newman) get 'em all. He beats them with his brains and their weaknesses. Wilford Brimley gives an Oscar worthy performance in a supporting role. (DuaneNeitzel)
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    Amber Waves (1980)
    Amber Waves (1980) - TV Movie
    Two seemingly disparate men experience powerful life lessons when a wheat harvester gives a hitch-hiking male model a ride on what feels to be the worst day of their lives, at the peak of the war in Vietnam. The harvester has just been diagnosed with cancer, but desperately needs to fulfill a reaping contract, while the male model got himself beaten up in a bar, leading to his firing, and stranding in Kansas. (imdb)
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    Borderline (1980)
    A border patrol station must deal with overwhelming numbers of illegal immigrants while investigating a double-murder, possibly linked to the immigrant smugglers.
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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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    The Wild Wild West Revisited (1979)
    The intrepid team of 19th century government underground intelligence agents made famous on the 1965-69 television series are brought out of retirement to discover whether clone-like imposters may have been substituted for the crowned heads of Britain, Spain, Russia and President Cleveland. (imdb)
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    The China Syndrome (1979)
    A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant. (imdb)
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    The Awakening Land (1978)
    The Awakening Land (1978) - TV Mini-Series
    Frontierswoman Sayward Luckett's struggles in Ohio during the late 18th-century and early 19th-century. (imdb)
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