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One False Move | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  One False Move  105 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Carl Franklin]  [08 May 1992]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  8 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Cynda Williams, Michael Beach
Plot:  A small town police chief awaits the arrival of a gang of killers.
Writer:  Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nightcrawler | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Nightcrawler  118 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Dan Gilroy]  [31 Oct 2014]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 120 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marco Rodríguez, Michael Papajohn, Rene Russo
Plot:  When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Writer:  Dan Gilroy
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Apollo 13 | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Apollo 13  140 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Ron Howard]  [30 Jun 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 77/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 49 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Kevin Bacon, Tom Hanks
Plot:  NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Writer:  Jim Lovell (book), Jeffrey Kluger (book), William Broyles Jr. (screenplay), Al Reinert (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Simple Plan | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  A Simple Plan  121 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Sam Raimi]  [22 Jan 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 22 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, Brent Briscoe, Bridget Fonda
Plot:  When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.
Writer:  Scott B. Smith (novel), Scott B. Smith (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Edge of Tomorrow | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Edge of Tomorrow  113 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Doug Liman]  [06 Jun 2014]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  11 wins & 37 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson, Emily Blunt, Tom Cruise
Plot:  A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.
Writer:  Christopher McQuarrie (screenplay by), Jez Butterworth (screenplay by), John-Henry Butterworth (screenplay by), Hiroshi Sakurazaka (based on the novel "All You Need Is Kill" by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Near Dark | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Near Dark  94 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Kathryn Bigelow]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Adrian Pasdar, Bill Paxton, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen
Plot:  A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned on by a beautiful drifter.
Writer:  Kathryn Bigelow, Eric Red
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Tombstone | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Tombstone  130 min,  R,  [Action, Biography, Drama]  [George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre]  [25 Dec 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Kurt Russell, Sam Elliott, Val Kilmer
Plot:  A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.
Writer:  Kevin Jarre
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Frailty | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Frailty  100 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Bill Paxton]  [12 Apr 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, Metacritic 64/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Matt O'Leary, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe
Plot:  A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions led to a series of murders to destroy supposed "demons."
Writer:  Brent Hanley
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
True Lies | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  True Lies  141 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Thriller]  [James Cameron]  [15 Jul 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 19 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold
Plot:  A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.
Writer:  Claude Zidi (screenplay "La Totale!"), Simon Michaël (screenplay "La Totale!"), Didier Kaminka (screenplay "La Totale!"), James Cameron (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Arabic, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Trespass | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Trespass  101 min,  R,  [Action, Thriller]  [Walter Hill]  [25 Dec 1992]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 68%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Ice Cube, Ice-T, William Sadler
Plot:  Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the ...
Writer:  Bob Gale, Robert Zemeckis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
U-571 | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  U-571  116 min,  PG-13,  [Action, War]  [Jonathan Mostow]  [21 Apr 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 68%, Metacritic 62/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Harvey Keitel, Jon Bon Jovi, Matthew McConaughey
Plot:  A German submarine is boarded by disguised American submariners trying to capture their Enigma cipher machine.
Writer:  Jonathan Mostow (story), Jonathan Mostow (screenplay), Sam Montgomery (screenplay), David Ayer (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Indian Summer | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | 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
Twister | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Twister  113 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Jan de Bont]  [10 May 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Helen Hunt, Jami Gertz
Plot:  Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.
Writer:  Michael Crichton, Anne-Marie Martin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pass the Ammo | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Pass the Ammo  93 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [David Beaird]  [04 Mar 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Annie Potts, Bill Paxton, Linda Kozlowski, Tim Curry
Plot:  A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the ...
Writer:  Joel Cohen, Neil Cohen
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last of the Finest | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  The Last of the Finest  106 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Mackenzie]  [09 Mar 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Brian Dennehy, Jeff Fahey, Joe Pantoliano
Plot:  An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ...
Writer:  Jere Cunningham (story), Jere Cunningham (screenplay), Thomas Lee Wright (screenplay), George Armitage (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Weird Science | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Weird Science  94 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi]  [John Hughes]  [02 Aug 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 54%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony Michael Hall, Bill Paxton, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock
Plot:  Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.
Writer:  John Hughes
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mighty Joe Young | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Mighty Joe Young  114 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Family]  [Ron Underwood]  [25 Dec 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 52%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Peter Firth, Rade Serbedzija
Plot:  A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.
Writer:  Merian C. Cooper (story), Ruth Rose (earlier screenplay), Mark Rosenthal (screenplay), Lawrence Konner (screenplay)
Language:  English, Swahili    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Vertical Limit | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Vertical Limit  124 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Martin Campbell]  [08 Dec 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 48%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Augie Davis, Bill Paxton, Chris O'Donnell, Robin Tunney, Scott Glenn, Stuart Wilson
Plot:  A climber must rescue his sister on top of K2, one of the world's biggest mountains.
Writer:  Robert King (story), Robert King (screenplay), Terry Hayes (screenplay)
Language:  English, Urdu    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dark Backward | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  The Dark Backward  101 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Adam Rifkin]  [09 Mar 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 45%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Judd Nelson, Lara Flynn Boyle, Wayne Newton
Plot:  A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks. When the ...
Writer:  Adam Rifkin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Club Dread | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  Club Dread  104 min,  R,  [Comedy, Horror, Mystery]  [Jay Chandrasekhar]  [27 Feb 2004]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, Metacritic 45/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Dan Montgomery Jr., Elena Lyons, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Nat Faxon, Tanja Reichert
Plot:  When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it.
Writer:  Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Evening Star | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  The Evening Star  129 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Robert Harling]  [25 Dec 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 23%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Juliette Lewis, Miranda Richardson, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious ...
Writer:  Larry McMurtry (novel), Robert Harling (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Brain Dead | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Brain Dead  85 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Adam Simon]  [19 Jan 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Bill Pullman, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor
Plot:  In a showdown of man vs. machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation.
Writer:  Charles Beaumont (screenplay), Adam Simon (screenplay), Charles Beaumont (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Circle | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 37%  The Circle  110 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [James Ponsoldt]  [28 Apr 2017]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 16%, Metacritic 43/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Ellar Coltrane, Emma Watson, Glenne Headly, John Boyega, Tom Hanks
Plot:  A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity.
Writer:  James Ponsoldt (screenplay), Dave Eggers (screenplay), Dave Eggers (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  United Arab Emirates, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Slipstream | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Slipstream  102 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Steven Lisberger]  [02 Jun 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Bob Peck, Kitty Aldridge, Mark Hamill
Plot:  In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ...
Writer:  Tony Kayden (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thunderbirds | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 32%  Thunderbirds  95 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Jonathan Frakes]  [30 Jul 2004]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 19%, Metacritic 36/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony Edwards, Ben Kingsley, Bill Paxton, Brady Corbet, Debora Weston, Lou Hirsch, Soren Fulton
Plot:  When The Hood finds and invades International Rescue's secret base and traps most of the Tracy family, only young Alan Tracy and his friends can save the day.
Writer:  Gerry Anderson (television series), Sylvia Anderson (television series), Peter Hewitt (story), William Osborne (story), William Osborne (screenplay), Michael McCullers (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Boxing Helena | Movie Details for Actor Bill Paxton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 30%  Boxing Helena  107 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [Jennifer Lynch]  [03 Sep 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 19%, Metacritic 26/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Julian Sands, Kurtwood Smith, Sherilyn Fenn
Plot:  A surgeon becomes obsessed with the seductive woman he once was in an affair with. Refusing to accept that she has moved on, he amputates her limbs and holds her captive in his mansion.
Writer:  Philippe Caland (story), Jennifer Lynch (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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