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Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam  84 min,  PG-13,  [Documentary, History, War]  [Bill Couturié]  [01 Sep 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, J. Kenneth Campbell, Richard Chaves, Tom Berenger
Plot:  A documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news ...
Writer:  Richard Dewhurst (screenplay), Bill Couturié (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Providence | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Providence  104 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Alain Resnais]  [09 Feb 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  11 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  David Warner, Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, John Gielgud
Plot:  Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, ...
Writer:  David Mercer
Language:  English    Country:  France, Switzerland, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Exorcist | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Exorcist  122 min,  R,  [Horror]  [William Friedkin]  [26 Dec 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 17 nominations.
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, Kitty Winn, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow
Plot:  When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
Writer:  William Peter Blatty (written for the screen by), William Peter Blatty (novel)
Language:  English, Latin, Greek, French, German, Arabic, Kurdish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Harry and Tonto | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Harry and Tonto  115 min,  R,  [Adventure, Comedy, Drama]  [Paul Mazursky]  [15 Jan 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, Herbert Berghof, Michael McCleery, René Enríquez
Plot:  When his apartment building is torn down, a retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto.
Writer:  Paul Mazursky, Josh Greenfeld
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore  112 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Martin Scorsese]  [30 May 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Alfred Lutter III, Billy Green Bush, Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen
Plot:  A recently widowed woman is on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.
Writer:  Robert Getchell
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Interstellar | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Interstellar  169 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Christopher Nolan]  [07 Nov 2014]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 143 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Hathaway, Ellen Burstyn, Jessica Chastain, John Lithgow, Mackenzie Foy, Matthew McConaughey
Plot:  A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Writer:  Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Requiem for a Dream | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Requiem for a Dream  102 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Darren Aronofsky]  [15 Dec 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 33 wins & 62 nominations.
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans
Plot:  The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.
Writer:  Hubert Selby Jr. (based on the book by), Hubert Selby Jr. (screenplay), Darren Aronofsky (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Resurrection | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Resurrection  103 min,  PG,  [Drama, Fantasy]  [Daniel Petrie]  [26 Sep 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, Richard Farnsworth, Roberts Blossom, Sam Shepard
Plot:  Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ...
Writer:  Lewis John Carlino
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Twice in a Lifetime | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Twice in a Lifetime  111 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Bud Yorkin]  [08 Nov 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Amy Madigan, Ann-Margret, Ellen Burstyn, Gene Hackman
Plot:  A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate....
Writer:  Colin Welland
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Walking Across Egypt | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Walking Across Egypt  100 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Arthur Allan Seidelman]  [17 Dec 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, Forrest, Judge Reinhold, Mark Hamill
Plot:  An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent.
Writer:  Clyde Edgerton (novel), Paul Tamasy (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Dream of Passion | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  A Dream of Passion  110 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Jules Dassin]  [01 Aug 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Andréas Voutsinas, Despo Diamantidou, Ellen Burstyn, Melina Mercouri
Plot:  Melina Mercouri plays an actress who is attempting a comeback with a staging of the Greek tragedy "Medea" (about a woman who kills her children) in her native Greece. As a publicity stunt, ...
Writer:  Jules Dassin, Euripides (play), Minoas Volonakis (adaptation)
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  Greece, Switzerland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The King of Marvin Gardens | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The King of Marvin Gardens  103 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Bob Rafelson]  [26 Apr 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Jack Nicholson, Julia Anne Robinson
Plot:  A daydreamer convinces his radio personality brother to help fund one of his get-rich-quick schemes.
Writer:  Jacob Brackman (screenplay), Bob Rafelson (story), Jacob Brackman (story)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
When a Man Loves a Woman | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  When a Man Loves a Woman  126 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Luis Mandoki]  [13 May 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Andy Garcia, Ellen Burstyn, Meg Ryan, Tina Majorino
Plot:  The seemingly perfect relationship between a man and his wife is tested as a result of her alcoholism.
Writer:  Ronald Bass, Al Franken
Language:  English, Vietnamese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Playing by Heart | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Playing by Heart  121 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Willard Carroll]  [22 Jan 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Angelina Jolie, April Grace, Dennis Quaid, Ellen Burstyn, Gillian Anderson, Patricia Clarkson, Sean Connery
Plot:  Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A.
Writer:  Willard Carroll
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
River of Fundament | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  River of Fundament  319 min,  [Drama]  [Matthew Barney]  [12 Feb 2014]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Dave Bald Eagle, Ellen Burstyn, John Buffalo Mailer, Milford Graves
Plot:  In 2007, Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler began a new collaborative project inspired by American author Norman Mailer's 1983 novel Ancient Evenings, set in pharaonic Egypt. The project ...
Writer:  Matthew Barney, David Grimm (additional dialogue written and adapted by)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Cemetery Club | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Cemetery Club  106 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Bill Duke]  [12 Feb 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Danny Aiello, Diane Ladd, Ellen Burstyn, Olympia Dukakis
Plot:  This comedy filled with much Jewish humor is about the widows Doris, Ester and Lucille, whose husbands die one after another in just a few years. Even though the three friends, all in their...
Writer:  Ivan Menchell (play), Ivan Menchell (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In Our Hands | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  In Our Hands  90 min,  [Documentary, Music]  [Robert Richter, Stanley Warnow]  [16 Feb 1984]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Balaban, Ellen Burstyn, Helen Caldicott, Joan Baez
Plot:  One million people. One voice: stop the nuclear arms race. The largest peace demonstration in history, a magical day when even the police were on the side of the marchers.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Hanna's War | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Hanna's War  148 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama, War]  [Menahem Golan]  [21 Sep 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Andrews, Donald Pleasence, Ellen Burstyn, Maruschka Detmers
Plot:  During WW2 Hanna Szenes, a Hungarian Jew living in British Palestine, volunteers to go behind enemy lines to rescue Jews from deportation to death camps.
Writer:  Menahem Golan, Stanley Mann
Language:  English, Hungarian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
How to Make an American Quilt | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  How to Make an American Quilt  117 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Jocelyn Moorhouse]  [06 Oct 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 61%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Adam Baldwin, Anne Bancroft, Ellen Burstyn, Kaelynn Craddick, Kate Capshaw, Sara Craddick, Winona Ryder
Plot:  Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt.
Writer:  Whitney Otto (novel), Jane Anderson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Age of Adaline | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Age of Adaline  112 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Fantasy, Romance]  [Lee Toland Krieger]  [24 Apr 2015]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn, Harrison Ford, Michiel Huisman
Plot:  A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.
Writer:  J. Mills Goodloe (screenplay by), Salvador Paskowitz (screenplay by), J. Mills Goodloe (screenplay), J. Mills Goodloe (story by), Salvador Paskowitz (story by)
Language:  English, Portuguese, Italian    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fountain | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The Fountain  96 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Darren Aronofsky]  [22 Nov 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 52%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 34 nominations.
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, Hugh Jackman, Mark Margolis, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas
Plot:  As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
Writer:  Darren Aronofsky (screenplay), Darren Aronofsky (story), Ari Handel (story)
Language:  English, Maya    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Same Time, Next Year | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Same Time, Next Year  119 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Robert Mulligan]  [23 Apr 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Alda, Bernie Kuby, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar
Plot:  A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have ...
Writer:  Bernard Slade (based on the stage play by), Bernard Slade (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Two Men in Town | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Two Men in Town  120 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Rachid Bouchareb]  [06 Mar 2015]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 47%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Brenda Blethyn, Ellen Burstyn, Forest Whitaker, Harvey Keitel, Reg E. Cathey
Plot:  A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.
Writer:  Olivier Lorelle (adaptation), Yasmina Khadra (adaptation), Rachid Bouchareb (adaptation), José Giovanni (original screenplay), Daniel Boulanger (original screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  France, Belgium, Algeria, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Ambassador | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  The Ambassador  97 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Thriller]  [J. Lee Thompson]  [11 Jan 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, Fabio Testi, Robert Mitchum, Rock Hudson
Plot:  An Amerian ambassador to Israel tries to bring peace to the Middle East, but his efforts are hampered when his wife has an affair with a PLO leader.
Writer:  Max Jack, Elmore Leonard (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Alex in Wonderland | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Alex in Wonderland  110 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Paul Mazursky]  [01 Feb 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Donald Sutherland, Ellen Burstyn, Glenna Sergent, Meg Mazursky
Plot:  Bohemian Alex Morrison has just finished directing his first feature length movie. In its previews, the movie is considered a critical, artistic and surefire commercial success. As such, ...
Writer:  Paul Mazursky, Larry Tucker
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Spitfire Grill | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  The Spitfire Grill  117 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Lee David Zlotoff]  [06 Sep 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins.
Actors:  Alison Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden, Will Patton
Plot:  Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire ...
Writer:  Lee David Zlotoff
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood  116 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Callie Khouri]  [07 Jun 2002]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, Fionnula Flanagan, James Garner, Sandra Bullock
Plot:  After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.
Writer:  Rebecca Wells (novels), Mark Andrus (adaptation), Callie Khouri (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Roommates | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Roommates  108 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Peter Yates]  [03 Mar 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  D.B. Sweeney, Ellen Burstyn, Julianne Moore, Peter Falk
Plot:  An elderly yet young-at-heart man moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Writer:  Max Apple (short story), Max Apple (story), Max Apple (screenplay), Stephen Metcalfe (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Wicker Man | Movie Details for Actor Ellen Burstyn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  The Wicker Man  102 min,  PG-13,  [Horror, Mystery, Thriller]  [Neil LaBute]  [01 Sep 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 3.7/10, Metacritic 36/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Ellen Burstyn, Frances Conroy, Kate Beahan, Leelee Sobieski, Nicolas Cage
Plot:  A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
Writer:  Neil LaBute (screenplay), Anthony Shaffer
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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