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The Music of Chance | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Music of Chance  98 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Philip Haas]  [04 Jun 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Durning, James Spader, M. Emmet Walsh, Mandy Patinkin
Plot:  Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league.
Writer:  Paul Auster (novel), Belinda Haas, Philip Haas
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sting | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Sting  129 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [George Roy Hill]  [25 Dec 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 7 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw
Plot:  Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.
Writer:  David S. Ward
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
North Dallas Forty | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  North Dallas Forty  119 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Sport]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [03 Aug 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Dayle Haddon, Mac Davis, Nick Nolte
Plot:  A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s.
Writer:  Peter Gent (novel), Frank Yablans (screenplay), Ted Kotcheff (screenplay), Peter Gent (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Queen of the Stardust Ballroom  98 min,  [Romance, Drama]  [Sam O'Steen]  [13 Feb 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Maureen Stapleton, Michael Brandon, Michael Strong
Plot:  A lonely widow and a postman find romance late in life at the local dance hall.
Writer:  Jerome Kass
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cop | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Cop  110 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [James B. Harris]  [11 Mar 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Durning, Charles Haid, James Woods, Lesley Ann Warren
Plot:  An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
Writer:  James Ellroy (novel), James B. Harris (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fury | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Fury  118 min,  R,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Brian De Palma]  [10 Mar 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning, John Cassavetes, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Writer:  John Farris (screenplay), John Farris (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sharky's Machine | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Sharky's Machine  122 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Burt Reynolds]  [18 Dec 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Keith, Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Rachel Ward, Vittorio Gassman
Plot:  Tom Sharky is demoted to vice after a bust goes terribly wrong. He and his team stumble across a mob murder tied to prostitution and government.
Writer:  William Diehl (novel), Gerald Di Pego (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
An Enemy of the People | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  An Enemy of the People  103 min,  G,  [Drama]  [George Schaefer]  [17 Mar 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bibi Andersson, Charles Durning, Richard Dysart, Steve McQueen
Plot:  A scientist stands against an entire town when he discovers their medicinal spa is polluted.
Writer:  Arthur Miller (adaptation), Alexander Jacobs (screenplay), Henrik Ibsen (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
True Confessions | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  True Confessions  108 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Ulu Grosbard]  [25 Sep 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Kenneth McMillan, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall
Plot:  A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute.
Writer:  John Gregory Dunne (novel), John Gregory Dunne (screenplay), Joan Didion (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mass Appeal | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Mass Appeal  99 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Glenn Jordan]  [14 Dec 1984]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Jack Lemmon, Louise Latham, Zeljko Ivanek
Plot:  A popular Connecticut priest shields a seminary rebel from the wrath of a stern monsignor.
Writer:  Bill C. Davis (play), Bill C. Davis (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Starting Over | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Starting Over  105 min,  R,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [05 Oct 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, Charles Durning, Jill Clayburgh
Plot:  A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This affects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel.
Writer:  Dan Wakefield (based on the novel by), James L. Brooks (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
When a Stranger Calls Back | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  When a Stranger Calls Back  94 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery, Thriller]  [Fred Walton]  [04 Apr 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Gene Lythgow, Jill Schoelen
Plot:  A young babysitter, all alone in the house with two children asleep above, is bothered by a stranger. Unfortunately, the phone's dead...
Writer:  Fred Walton, Steve Feke (based on characters created by), Fred Walton (based on characters created by)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Home for the Holidays | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Home for the Holidays  103 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Jodie Foster]  [03 Nov 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning, Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr.
Plot:  After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.
Writer:  Chris Radant (short story), W.D. Richter (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hudsucker Proxy | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Hudsucker Proxy  111 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Joel Coen, Ethan Coen]  [11 Mar 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Tim Robbins
Plot:  A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Writer:  Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Sam Raimi
Language:  English, Finnish    Country:  UK, Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Happy New Year | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Happy New Year  85 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [John G. Avildsen]  [07 Aug 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Durning, Claude Lelouch, Gary Maas, Peter Falk
Plot:  Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin the set-up, ...
Writer:  Claude Lelouch (film "La bonne annee"), Warren Lane (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dark Night of the Scarecrow | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Dark Night of the Scarecrow  96 min,  [Horror]  [Frank De Felitta]  [24 Oct 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Claude Earl Jones, Lane Smith, Robert F. Lyons
Plot:  In a small Southern town, a wrongfully-killed man exacts revenge on those who murdered him from beyond the grave.
Writer:  J.D. Feigelson (teleplay), J.D. Feigelson (story), Butler Handcock (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tough Guys | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Tough Guys  104 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Jeff Kanew]  [03 Oct 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexis Smith, Burt Lancaster, Charles Durning, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  Two elderly gangsters are released from prison only to find they have trouble fitting in as old men who still take no guff from anyone.
Writer:  James Orr, Jim Cruickshank
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas  114 min,  R,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Colin Higgins]  [23 Jul 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise
Plot:  A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
Writer:  Larry L. King (play), Peter Masterson (play), Larry L. King (screenplay), Peter Masterson (screenplay), Colin Higgins (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Choirboys | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Choirboys  119 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Robert Aldrich]  [23 Dec 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Durning, Clyde Kusatsu, Louis Gossett Jr., Perry King
Plot:  A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Writer:  Joseph Wambaugh (novel), Christopher Knopf (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Tiger's Tale | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  A Tiger's Tale  97 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Peter Douglas]  [12 Feb 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann-Margret, C. Thomas Howell, Charles Durning, Kelly Preston
Plot:  A young man falls for his girlfriend's mother.
Writer:  Peter Douglas, Allen Hannay III (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Man with One Red Shoe | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  The Man with One Red Shoe  92 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Thriller]  [Stan Dragoti]  [19 Jul 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Durning, Dabney Coleman, Lori Singer, Tom Hanks
Plot:  A man picked randomly out of a crowd is made the target of CIA survelliance and pursuit.
Writer:  Francis Veber (screenplay "Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire"), Yves Robert (screenplay "Le grand blond avec une chaussure noire"), Robert Klane
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Big Trouble | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | 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
Die Laughing | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Die Laughing  108 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime, Music]  [Jeff Werner]  [01 Apr 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Elsa Lanchester, Linda Grovenor, Robby Benson
Plot:  A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.
Writer:  Scott Parker (screenplay), Scott Parker (story), Jerry Segal
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
When a Stranger Calls | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  When a Stranger Calls  97 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Horror]  [Fred Walton]  [26 Oct 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Carmen Argenziano, Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Kirsten Larkin, Rutanya Alda
Plot:  A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Writer:  Steve Feke, Fred Walton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cat Chaser | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Cat Chaser  90 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Abel Ferrara]  [20 Oct 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Frederic Forrest, Kelly McGillis, Peter Weller
Plot:  A Miami hotel owner finds danger when he becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back.
Writer:  Elmore Leonard (novel), James Borrelli (screenplay), Elmore Leonard (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Forget About It | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Forget About It  88 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [BJ Davis]  [14 Oct 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Raquel Welch, Robert Loggia
Plot:  Welcome to Sunrise Village, a little piece of trailer park heaven where retired war vets Sam (Burt Reynolds), Carl and Eddie are enjoying their golden Years while vying for the affection of...
Writer:  Julia Davis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Stick | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Stick  109 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Burt Reynolds]  [26 Apr 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Candice Bergen, Charles Durning, George Segal
Plot:  Ernest 'Stick' Stickley returns from prison, and very soon he gets involved with his old friend in a drug-running deal that goes sour. Hired by a rich investor, he tries to walk the line, ...
Writer:  Elmore Leonard (novel), Elmore Leonard (screenplay), Joseph Stinson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Far North | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  Far North  90 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Sam Shepard]  [11 Nov 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Durning, Donald Moffat, Jessica Lange, Tess Harper
Plot:  After generations of being apart, an accident brings a family back together and they begin to cope with their original issues.
Writer:  Sam Shepard
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
V.I. Warshawski | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 32%  V.I. Warshawski  89 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Jeff Kanew]  [26 Jul 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Angela Goethals, Charles Durning, Jay O. Sanders, Kathleen Turner
Plot:  A female PI babysitting for a boyfriend gets stuck with his daughter and the case of her murdered father.
Writer:  Sara Paretsky ('V.I. Warshawski' novels), Edward Taylor (screen story), Edward Taylor (screenplay), David Aaron Cohen (screenplay), Nick Thiel (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Spy Hard | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 28%  Spy Hard  81 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Comedy]  [Rick Friedberg]  [24 May 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 8%, Metacritic 25/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Durning, Leslie Nielsen, Marcia Gay Harden, Nicollette Sheridan
Plot:  Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his Director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot K.G.B. Agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world.
Writer:  Jason Friedberg (story), Aaron Seltzer (story), Rick Friedberg (screenplay), Dick Chudnow (screenplay), Jason Friedberg (screenplay), Aaron Seltzer (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two of a Kind | Movie Details for Actor Charles Durning | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 24%  Two of a Kind  88 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Romance]  [John Herzfeld]  [16 Dec 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, Metacritic 5/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, John Travolta, Oliver Reed, Olivia Newton-John
Plot:  God has had just about enough of the human's attitude so he will destroy the planet very soon. It is up to a struggling inventor and a bank teller, both with very amateur criminal minds, to...
Writer:  John Herzfeld
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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