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William Hurt
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Date of Birth: Mar 20, 1950

Country: USA

Biography: William M. Hurt is an American actor. He received his acting training at the Juilliard School, and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut as a troubled scientist in the science-fiction feature Altered States (1980), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. He subsequently played the leading role of a sleazy lawyer in the well-received film noir Body Heat (1981)...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 78 - You've Seen 0

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Condor (2018)
Condor (2018) - TV Series
A young CIA analyst Joe Turner, whose idealism is tested when he joins the CIA hoping to reform it from within but stumbles onto a terrible but brilliant plan that threatens the lives of millions.
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The Last Full Measure (2018)
Thirty-four years after his death, Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, Jr. ("Pits") is awarded the nation's highest military honor, for his actions on the battlefield. (imdb)
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The King
King Louis XIV's quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal a mermaid's life force, a move that is further complicated by his illegitimate daughter's discovery of the creature. (imdb)
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Race (2016)
Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy. (imdb)
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Goliath (2016)
Goliath (2016) - TV Series
A disgraced lawyer, now an ambulance chaser, gets a case that could bring him redemption or at least revenge on the firm which expelled him. (imdb)
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Humans (2015)
Humans (2015) - TV Series
In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live. (imdb)
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Days and Nights (2014)
Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. (imdb)
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Winter
A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her. (imdb)
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
One couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone. (imdb)
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Fire in the Blood (2013)
An intricate tale of "medicine, monopoly and malice", FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of the global south in the years after 1996 - causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths - and the improbable group of people who decided to fight back.
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The Challenger (2013)
Factual drama focusing on theoretical physicist Richard Feynman and his role the investigation into the causes of space shuttle Challenger's 1986 explosion.
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The Host (2013)
A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans. (imdb)
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After ten years, Jacques comes back to France to handle his father's succession. He had left France to live in the USA to escape a painful past he shared with Mado, his former wife, who in the meantime, built a new life with Stéphane and their 7 year old son, Paul. Upon his return, Jacques and Mado meet again; he asks to meet her son Paul; Mado hesitates, then accepts but hides it from her husband. Soon, Paul and Jacques get close and they start to see each other secretly. (Semaine de la critique)
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The Consultant (2011)
Agent's Coulson and Sitwell talk about how they plan to approach General Thunderbolt Ross. (imdb)
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Too Big to Fail (2011)
Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. (imdb)
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Late Bloomers (2011)
Adam and Mary have been married for over thirty years; they have spent more than half their lives together. Their children left home long ago; it seems as though Adam and Mary have enjoyed and endured all of life's ups and downs together and are now looking forward to what should be a quieter phase in their lives. But then, gradually, certain irritations begin to creep into their lives and both are obliged to acknowledge that the years are now taking their toll. (berlinale.de)
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Moby Dick (2010)
Moby Dick (2010) - TV Series
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
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The River Why (2010)
A fisherman abandons his big-city life to find himself in the wild. (imdb)
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Robin Hood (2010)
The story of an archer in the army of Richard Coeur de Lion who fights against the Norman invaders and becomes the legendary hero known as Robin Hood.
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Endgame (2009)
A story based on the covert discussions that brought down the Apartheid regime in South Africa. (imdb)
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The Countess (2009)
A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty (imdb)
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Vantage Point (2008)
With a Rashomon narrative style, the attempted assassination of the president is told from five different perspectives.
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The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Depicting the events after the Gamma Bomb. 'The Incredible Hulk' tells the story of Dr Bruce Banner, who seeks a cure to his unique condition, which causes him to turn into a giant green monster under emotional stress. Whilst on the run from military which seeks his capture, Banner comes close to a cure. But all is lost when a new creature emerges; The Abomination. (imdb)
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The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
William Hurt stars as a recently released convict who grows close to a young couple while journeying back home to his wife (Maria Bello). Set in Louisiana, the romantic road trip drama.
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Into the Wild (2007)
Freshly graduated from college and with a promising future ahead, 22-year-old Christopher McCandless chose instead to walk out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people. Was Christopher McCandless a heroic adventurer or a naïve idealist, a rebellious 1990s Thoreau or another lost American son, a fearless risk-taker or a tragic figure who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature? (Paramount Vantage)
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Damages (2007)
Damages (2007) - TV Series
A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator. (imdb)
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Noise (2007)
A man is caught in the most impossible of conundrums: in love with his hometown, NYC, but driven mad by its noise...
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Mr. Brooks (2007)
Consider Mr. Brooks. A successful businessman. A generous philanthropist. A loving father and devoted husband. Seemingly, he's perfect. But Mr. Brooks has a secret -- he is also the notorious Thumbprint Killer and no one has ever suspected it -- until now. (MGM)
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life in this espionage drama. (Universal Pictures)
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Nightmares and Dreamscapes (2006)
A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories. (imdb)
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The King (2005)
Elvis Valderez (Bernal) is a twenty-one year old dreamer who has just been honorably discharged from the US Navy. With his duffle bag and rifle, he travels back to his hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas, where he intends to seek out his father -- a man he has only heard about from his Mexican mother, who has since passed away. (ThinkFilm)
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A History of Violence (2005)
Tom Stall (Mortensen) is living a happy and quiet life with his lawyer wife (Bello) and their two children in the small town of Millbrook, Indiana, until one night their idyllic existence is shattered when Tom foils a vicious attempted robbery in his diner. (New Line Cinema)
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Neverwas (2005)
A well-educated psychiatrist (Eckhart) leaves an academic career to work at an institution where his father (Nolte), a novelist, lived before writing a renowned children's book. Acclimating to his position, he encounters a schizophrenic (McKellen) who helps him to discover the book's secrets and his place in the story. (imdb)
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Syriana (2005)
A political thriller that unfolds against the intrigues and corruption of the global oil industry. From the players brokering back-room deals in Washington to the men toiling in the oil fields of the Persian Gulf, the film's multiple storylines weave together to illuminate the human consequences of the fierce pursuit of wealth and power.
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Frankenstein (2004)
Frankenstein (2004) - TV Mini-Series
Alec Newman plays Victor Frankenstein, the scientist-gone-mad who creates the ultimate horror monster (Luke Goss). His bride having just died, the bereft doctor fashions an eponymous creature out of different body parts harvested from dead bodies. In the end, the creature emerges from the lab ghoulish and lusting for blood. Donald Sutherland, William Hurt and Julie Delpy co-star in this chilling film based on Mary Shelley's classic novel.
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The Village (2004)
The thrilling tale of an isolated village confronting the astonishing truth that lies just outside its borders. (Touchstone Pictures)
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The Blue Butterfly (2004)
Based on a true story, The Blue Butterfly tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the mythic and elusive Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take them on a trip to the jungle to search for the butterfly, leading to an adventure that will transform their lives. (imdb)
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Nearest to Heaven (2002)
A vacationing French writer, Fanette , meets a photographer named Matt in New York City. Before you can say, "They were fated to be mated," the twosome embarks on a romantic escapade that conjures images of Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr in An Affair to Remember. Patrice Chereau directs this warm, light-hearted tale
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Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (2002)
He betrayed his family, friends, and country. Why?
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Tuck Everlasting (2002)
Based on the magical, award-winning book by Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting captures the dreamlike story that has enchanted readers for two generations. (Disney)
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Changing Lanes (2002)
A rush hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive turns two complete strangers into vicious adversaries. (Paramount Pictures)
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Varian
Varian (William Hurt) is in America when he see's what is happening to the Jews in France under the German occupation. He resolves to do something about it and persuades fellow Americans to back him financially. He travels to Marseilles and helps get some 2,000 Jews escape, before being arrested and deported himself.
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
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Rare Birds (2001)
Rare Birds pits a seemingly overmatched and defeated Newfoundland man (Hurt) against his quirky best buddy (Jones), a warmly sexy acquaintance (Parker) and his own mid-life crisis. (Pope Productions)
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The Simian Line (2000)
On a recent Halloween night four couples of differing backgrounds bring eight very different sets of hopes and aspirations to the dinner table of a Weehawken, New Jersey neighborhood party. When a fortune teller is invited to the house for entertainment, everything is thrown into disarray with the prediction that "one couple will be finished by the end of the year." (Gabriel Film Group)
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Contaminated Man (2000)
In 1986, David Whitman came home, contaminated his wife and child, and watched them die. Years later, he leads a hazmat team investigating an industrial accident near Budapest. One contaminated man escaped. Terrorist expert Holly Anderson is part of a unit which operates on the premise that the contaminated man is a terrorist murdering his victims. Whitman, on the other hand, believes the contaminated man to be an innocent victim. (imdb)
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Dune (2000)
Dune (2000) - TV Mini-Series
In the 11th millennium SHADDAM IV., ruler of the Galactic Empire, rids himself of his competitor Prince LETO by giving him control of the desert planet Dune also called Arrakis; fully aware that its present owner, Baron HARKONNEN, will not give it up without a fight... (imdb)
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The Big Brass Ring (1999)
Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become president of the United States. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him. Will the truth ruin his chances for office or will he land the "Big Brass Ring"? (imdb)
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The 4th Floor (1999)
A woman inherits a rent-controlled apartment and is terrorized by a neighbor. (imdb)
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Do Not Disturb (1999)
American pharmaceutical executive Walter Richmond takes a business trip to Amsterdam, accompanied by his wife Cathryn and their 10-year-old daughter Melissa, who has been mute ever since an accident some time ago. To communicate, Melissa uses a small magic marker board that she wears around her neck... (imdb)
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Dark City (1998)
Alex Proyas directs this futuristic thriller about a man (Sewell) waking up to find he is wanted for brutal murders he doesn't remember. Haunted by mysterious beings who stop time and alter reality, he seeks to unravel the riddle of his identity. [New Line]
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One True Thing (1998)
When crisis confronts Katherine and George Gulden (Streep, Hurt), they turn to their grown daughter, Ellen (Zellweger), for support. An ambitious New York journalist, Ellen at first rejects the idea of returning home. But once there, Ellen embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will change her forever. (Universal Studios)
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The Proposition (1998)
Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but Arthur is sterile, so they hire Harvard law student Roger Martin to impregnate Eleanor, but unfortunately Roger falls in love with her. (imdb)
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Lost in Space (1998)
The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity. Now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home.
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Loved (1997)
After a husband is accused of droving his third wife to suicide, his first wife Hedda, a troubled woman who can't hate or hurt others even if they had wronged her, is subpoenaed to testify on his abusive behavior during their marriage.
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Michael (1996)
Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise. (imdb)
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls... (imdb)
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Un divan à New York (1996)
Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. (imdb)
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Smoke (1995)
A group of people's lives intertwine when a New York cigar store manager, Auggie (Keitel), befriends them. Among them is a writer who can't write (Hurt), a reluctant father hiding from his past (Whitaker), a streetwise teen with an unusual identity crisis, and Auggie's long-lost ex-girlfriend (Channing), who returns with some surprising news! (Miramax)
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Trial by Jury (1994)
Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done. (imdb)
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Second Best (1994)
Graham, a lonely Welsh postal worker, adopts James, a troubled ten-year-old boy. Graham always wanted a son, but James loves his biological father too much to give Graham a chance. Will the two be able to accept each other as family?
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Mr. Wonderful (1993)
Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends... (imdb)
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La peste (1992)
In a city in South America an outbreak of bubonic plague occurs. While people try to flee and the military close the city an idealistic doctor decides to stay and help the sick. In the ever changing circumstances he puts up a brave fight, being helped by others but also involving them without being able to control the situation. Based on the novel by Albert Camus "the Plague". (imdb)
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The Doctor (1991)
Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that there is more to being a doctor than surgery and prescriptions. (imdb)
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Until the End of the World (1991)
Set in 1999, a woman (Dommartin) has a car accident with some bank robbers, who befriend and enlist her help to take the money to a drop in Paris... (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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Alice (1990)
Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player... (imdb)
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Lee Marvin: A Personal Portrait by John Boorman (1988)
An engagingly personal tribute that is strengthened and weakened by the approach. (imdb)
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The Accidental Tourist (1988)
After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having trouble too, and thinks it would be best if the two would just split up. After the break up, Macon meets a strange outgoing woman, who seems to bring him back down to earth. After starting a relationship with the outgoing woman, Macon's wife seems to think that their marriage is still worth a try. Macon is then forced to deal many decisions (imdb)
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A Time of Destiny (1988)
Josie elopes with Jack against her father's wishes. Her father follows her to the hotel where they are staying and forces Josie to go with him. Jack in turn follows resulting in an accident that leaves her father dead. Marty her brother, who was despised by their father over something he did years ago, sees Jack while grieving over his father and then follows him to Europe where they were fighting the war and was about to kill Jack, when something happened that prevented him. (imdb)
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Broadcast News (1987)
Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly. (imdb)
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Children of a Lesser God (1986)
James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her feelings change over time? (imdb)
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Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. (imdb)
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Gorky Park (1983)
An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park... (imdb)
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The Big Chill (1983)
A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a posh South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends.
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Body Heat (1981)
In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband. (imdb)
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Eyewitness (1981)
Manhattan janitor Daryll Deever is fixated on hard-charging TV commentator, Tony Sokolow; he tapes her commentary daily to watch after work. When a wealthy Vietnamese man, with many shady connections, is murdered in the office building where Daryll works, Tony shows up to cover the story and Daryll introduce himself. She thinks he may know something, so she pursues him; he pretends he might to keep her interested... (imdb)
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Altered States (1980)
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically. (imdb)
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