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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter  123 min,  G,  [Drama]  [Robert Ellis Miller]  [31 Jul 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Chuck McCann, John O'Leary, Peter Mamakos, Sondra Locke
Plot:  When deaf mute Singer moves to a small city to be near his only friend confined in a hospital, he grows attached to his landlady's sensitive 16-year-old daughter.
Writer:  Carson McCullers (novel), Thomas C. Ryan (screenplay)
Language:  English, American Sign Language    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Argo | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Argo  120 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, Thriller]  [Ben Affleck]  [12 Oct 2012]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 86/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 94 wins & 152 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman
Plot:  Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
Writer:  Chris Terrio (screenplay by), Tony Mendez (based on a selection from "The Master of Disguise" by), Joshuah Bearman (based on the Wired Magazine article "The Great Escape" by)
Language:  English, Persian, Arabic    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Wait Until Dark | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Wait Until Dark  108 min,  [Thriller]  [Terence Young]  [26 Oct 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 81/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Audrey Hepburn, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Richard Crenna
Plot:  A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
Writer:  Frederick Knott (play), Robert Carrington (screenplay), Jane-Howard Hammerstein (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Glengarry Glen Ross | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Glengarry Glen Ross  100 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [James Foley]  [02 Oct 1992]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Al Pacino, Alan Arkin, Alec Baldwin, Jack Lemmon
Plot:  An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.
Writer:  David Mamet (play), David Mamet (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Little Miss Sunshine | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Little Miss Sunshine  101 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris]  [18 Aug 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 68 wins & 107 nominations.
Actors:  Abigail Breslin, Alan Arkin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Steve Carell, Toni Collette
Plot:  A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
Writer:  Michael Arndt
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The In-Laws | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The In-Laws  103 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, Crime]  [Arthur Hiller]  [12 Sep 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Nancy Dussault, Peter Falk, Richard Libertini
Plot:  On the eve of their children's marriage, NYC in-laws Sheldon Kornpett and Vince Ricardo embark on a series of misadventures involving the CIA, the Treasury Department and Central American dictators.
Writer:  Andrew Bergman
Language:  English, Spanish, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Catch-22 | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Catch-22  122 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, War]  [Mike Nichols]  [24 Jun 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Art Garfunkel, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin
Plot:  A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.
Writer:  Joseph Heller (novel), Buck Henry (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grosse Pointe Blank | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Grosse Pointe Blank  107 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [George Armitage]  [11 Apr 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, John Cusack, Minnie Driver
Plot:  Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
Writer:  Tom Jankiewicz (story), Tom Jankiewicz (screenplay), D.V. DeVincentis (screenplay), Steve Pink (screenplay), John Cusack (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Thirteen Conversations About One Thing  104 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Jill Sprecher]  [05 Jul 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  8 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  A.D. Miles, Alan Arkin, David Connolly, John Turturro, Joseph Siravo, Matthew McConaughey
Plot:  In New York City, the lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a house-cleaner, a professor and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Writer:  Karen Sprecher, Jill Sprecher
Language:  English, German, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Seven-Per-Cent Solution  113 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Crime, Drama]  [Herbert Ross]  [16 Apr 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Nicol Williamson, Robert Duvall, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot:  To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.
Writer:  Nicholas Meyer (screenplay), Nicholas Meyer (novel), Arthur Conan Doyle (characters)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Escape from Sobibor | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Escape from Sobibor  143 min,  [Drama, History, War]  [Jack Gold]  [12 Apr 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Hartmut Becker, Joanna Pacula, Rutger Hauer
Plot:  During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were ...
Writer:  Thomas 'Toivi' Blatt (manuscript "From the Ashes of Sobibor"), Richard Rashke (book), Reginald Rose (teleplay), Stanislaw 'Shlomo' Szmajzner (book)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Yugoslavia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last Unicorn | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Last Unicorn  92 min,  G,  [Animation, Adventure, Drama]  [Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.]  [19 Nov 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Angela Lansbury, Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Tammy Grimes
Plot:  A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns.
Writer:  Peter S. Beagle (screenplay), Peter S. Beagle (novel)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA, UK, Japan, West Germany, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Popi | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Popi  113 min,  G,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Arthur Hiller]  [22 Oct 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Miguel Alejandro, Reuben Figueroa, Rita Moreno
Plot:  Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are ...
Writer:  Tina Pine, Lester Pine
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Joshua Then and Now | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Joshua Then and Now  119 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [20 Sep 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Gabrielle Lazure, James Woods, Michael Sarrazin
Plot:  The story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life.
Writer:  Mordecai Richler (novel), Mordecai Richler (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mother Night | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Mother Night  114 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Keith Gordon]  [01 Nov 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Anthony J. Robinow, Bernard Behrens, Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee
Plot:  An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
Writer:  Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (novel), Robert B. Weide (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Yiddish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Indian Summer | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Indian Summer  97 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Mike Binder]  [23 Apr 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 61%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Bill Paxton, Diane Lane, Matt Craven
Plot:  Seven friends reunite for a week-long reunion at a summer camp in Ontario they used to attend as children which is now threatened with being closed down.
Writer:  Mike Binder
Language:  English    Country:  Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Million Dollar Arm | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Million Dollar Arm  124 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, Sport]  [Craig Gillespie]  [16 May 2014]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Aasif Mandvi, Alan Arkin, Jon Hamm, Madhur Mittal, Pitobash, Suraj Sharma
Plot:  A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.
Writer:  Tom McCarthy (screenplay)
Language:  English, Hindi    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Rocketeer | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Rocketeer  108 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Joe Johnston]  [21 Jun 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, Metacritic 62/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton
Plot:  A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.
Writer:  Dave Stevens (graphic novel "The Rocketeer"), Danny Bilson (story), Paul De Meo (story), William Dear (story), Danny Bilson (screenplay), Paul De Meo (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins  91 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Dick Richards]  [01 Sep 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Alex Rocco, Mackenzie Phillips, Sally Kellerman
Plot:  Hapless driving instructor and former Gunnery Sergeant Rafferty, living in squalor near Hollywood, California, doesn't put up too much of a fight when two ladies hitch a ride and attempt to...
Writer:  John Kaye
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Simon | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Simon  97 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [Marshall Brickman]  [01 Feb 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Austin Pendleton, Judy Graubart, Madeline Kahn
Plot:  A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet.
Writer:  Marshall Brickman (story), Thomas Baum (story), Marshall Brickman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Magician of Lublin | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  The Magician of Lublin  105 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Menahem Golan]  [11 Nov 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Louise Fletcher, Shelley Winters, Valerie Perrine
Plot:  Yasha is a Jewish stage magician who tours through eastern Europe while destroying his career through personal problems. He has one more chance at theatrical success, but he needs to do a brand new trick in a Warsaw theater.
Writer:  Menahem Golan (screenplay), Sheldon Patinkin (additional dialogue), Isaac Bashevis Singer (novel), Irving S. White (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  Israel, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rendition | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Rendition  122 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Gavin Hood]  [19 Oct 2007]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Jake Gyllenhaal, Meryl Streep, Peter Sarsgaard, Reese Witherspoon
Plot:  After a terrorist bombing kills an American envoy in a foreign country, an investigation leads to an Egyptian who has been living in the United States for years and who is married to an ...
Writer:  Kelley Sane
Language:  English, Arabic    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Get Smart | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Get Smart  110 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Peter Segal]  [20 Jun 2008]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Steve Carell
Plot:  A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.
Writer:  Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember, Mel Brooks (characters), Buck Henry (characters)
Language:  English, Russian, Panjabi, Arabic    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Big Trouble | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Big Trouble  93 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [John Cassavetes]  [30 May 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Beverly D'Angelo, Charles Durning, Peter Falk
Plot:  Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband.
Writer:  Andrew Bergman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Freebie and the Bean | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Freebie and the Bean  113 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Richard Rush]  [25 Dec 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 27%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Jack Kruschen, James Caan, Loretta Swit
Plot:  San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.
Writer:  Robert Kaufman (screenplay), Floyd Mutrux (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bad Medicine | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Bad Medicine  98 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Harvey Miller]  [22 Nov 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Bill Macy, Julie Hagerty, Steve Guttenberg
Plot:  Jeff Marx wants to study medicine and become a physician. However, his grades are far from enough to get him into an American medical school. But instead he gets a chance to study medicine ...
Writer:  Steven Horowitz (novel), Neil Offen (novel), Harvey Miller
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Havana | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Havana  144 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Sydney Pollack]  [14 Dec 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Lena Olin, Robert Redford, Tomas Milian
Plot:  In 1950s Cuba, a professional gambler falls for a woman heavily involved in the revolution movement.
Writer:  Judith Rascoe (story), Judith Rascoe (screenplay), David Rayfiel (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Inspector Clouseau | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Inspector Clouseau  96 min,  G,  [Comedy, Crime, Mystery]  [Bud Yorkin]  [19 Jul 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.9/10, Metacritic 35/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Barry Foster, Delia Boccardo, Frank Finlay
Plot:  A string of robberies has occurred in Britain and it's up to Inspector Clouseau to catch the criminal.
Writer:  Blake Edwards (based on a character created by), Maurice Richlin (based on a character created by), Tom Waldman, Frank Waldman
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Chu Chu and the Philly Flash  92 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [David Lowell Rich]  [28 Aug 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Carol Burnett, Danny Aiello, Jack Warden
Plot:  Flash used to be a talented baseball player, but he took to drinking and now he sells stolen watches in the streets. One day he meets Chu Chu, who, before falling into alcoholism like him, ...
Writer:  Barbara Dana (screenplay), Henry Barrow (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Steal Big Steal Little | Movie Details for Actor Alan Arkin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 31%  Steal Big Steal Little  135 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Andrew Davis]  [29 Sep 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 15%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Andy Garcia, Joe Pantoliano, Rachel Ticotin
Plot:  Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So...
Writer:  Andrew Davis (story), Teresa Tucker-Davies (story), Frank Ray Perilli (story), Andrew Davis (screenplay), Lee Blessing (screenplay), Jeanne Blake (screenplay), Terry Kahn (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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