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12 Angry Men | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 95%  12 Angry Men  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Drama]  [Sidney Lumet]  [01 Apr 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 96/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  E.G. Marshall, Henry Fonda, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam
Plot:  A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Writer:  Reginald Rose (story), Reginald Rose (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
All the President's Men | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  All the President's Men  138 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [09 Apr 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Robert Redford
Plot:  "The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.
Writer:  Carl Bernstein (book), Bob Woodward (book), William Goldman (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Taking of Pelham One Two Three  104 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Joseph Sargent]  [14 Nov 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Hector Elizondo, Martin Balsam, Robert Shaw, Walter Matthau
Plot:  In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Writer:  John Godey (novel), Peter Stone (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bedford Incident | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Bedford Incident  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Thriller]  [James B. Harris]  [12 Nov 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  James MacArthur, Martin Balsam, Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier
Plot:  An American destroyer captain is determined to confront a Soviet submarine caught violating territorial waters. Perhaps too determined.
Writer:  Mark Rascovich (novel), James Poe (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Little Big Man | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Little Big Man  139 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Comedy, Drama]  [Arthur Penn]  [23 Dec 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Chief Dan George, Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Martin Balsam
Plot:  Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.
Writer:  Thomas Berger (novel), Calder Willingham (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Catch-22 | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | 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
Everybody Go Home! | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Everybody Go Home!  120 min,  [Comedy, Drama, War]  [Luigi Comencini]  [28 Oct 1960]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Alberto Sordi, Carla Gravina, Martin Balsam, Serge Reggiani
Plot:  When Italy surrenders to the Allies, part of the Italian army is dispersed and soldiers begin to return to their homes.
Writer:  Agenore Incrocci (story), Furio Scarpelli (story), Agenore Incrocci (dialogue), Furio Scarpelli (dialogue), Agenore Incrocci (screenplay), Furio Scarpelli (screenplay), Luigi Comencini (screenplay), Marcello Fondato (screenplay)
Language:  Italian, German, English    Country:  Italy, France    More Info:  IMDB
Murder on the Orient Express | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Murder on the Orient Express  128 min,  PG,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Sidney Lumet]  [24 Nov 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Albert Finney, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam
Plot:  In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Writer:  Paul Dehn (screenplay by)
Language:  English, French, German, Turkish, Italian, Swedish    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Confessions of a Police Captain | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Confessions of a Police Captain  101 min,  PG,  [Crime, Drama]  [Damiano Damiani]  [26 Mar 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Claudio Gora, Franco Nero, Marilù Tolo, Martin Balsam
Plot:  One of the first films about the mafia occurrence, in which the fight is hopeless, because "the polyp's feeler" reaches everything and everybody. A police inspector and a deputy public ...
Writer:  Damiano Damiani (story), Fulvio Gicca Palli (story), Damiano Damiani (screenplay), Salvatore Laurani (screenplay)
Language:  Italian    Country:  Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Thousand Clowns | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  A Thousand Clowns  118 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Fred Coe]  [09 Sep 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Harris, Gene Saks, Jason Robards, Martin Balsam
Plot:  A middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward.
Writer:  Herb Gardner (screenplay), Herb Gardner (based on his original play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Anderson Tapes | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Anderson Tapes  99 min,  GP,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Sidney Lumet]  [02 Sep 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Ralph Meeker, Sean Connery
Plot:  After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.
Writer:  Lawrence Sanders (novel), Frank Pierson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Man  93 min,  G,  [Drama]  [Joseph Sargent]  [19 Jul 1972]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burgess Meredith, James Earl Jones, Lew Ayres, Martin Balsam
Plot:  An African-American senator becomes the designated survivor of a tragic accident that kills the President of the United States. Now the first black President, he attempts to end the bigotry and divide standing in his way.
Writer:  Irving Wallace (novel), Rod Serling (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Queenie | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Queenie  233 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [N/A]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Claire Bloom, Gary Cady, Joss Ackland, Martin Balsam
Plot:  A half-caste beauty emigrates from India to Great Britain, pursues fame and fortune at the cost of personal happiness, and becomes a Hollywood movie star while suppressing the truth of her heritage.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Al Capone | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Al Capone  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Richard Wilson]  [25 Mar 1959]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Fay Spain, James Gregory, Martin Balsam, Rod Steiger
Plot:  This factual biography of gang lord Al Capone follows his rise and fall in Chicago gangdom during the Prohibition era.
Writer:  Malvin Wald, Henry F. Greenberg
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
After the Fox | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  After the Fox  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Vittorio De Sica]  [08 Sep 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Britt Ekland, Martin Balsam, Peter Sellers, Victor Mature
Plot:  After the heist of the 'gold of Cairo', an Italian criminal mastermind, impersonating a film director, plans to grab the loot once it's unloaded on the beach of an Italian fishing village where a bogus movie is being filmed.
Writer:  Neil Simon (play), Neil Simon (screenplay), Cesare Zavattini (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  Italy, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tora! Tora! Tora! | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Tora! Tora! Tora!  144 min,  G,  [Action, Drama, History]  [Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku, Toshio Masuda]  [23 Sep 1970]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Jason Robards, Joseph Cotten, Martin Balsam, Sô Yamamura
Plot:  In 1941, following months of economic embargo, Japan prepares to open its war against the United States with a preventive strike on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor.
Writer:  Larry Forrester (screenplay), Hideo Oguni (screenplay), Ryûzô Kikushima (screenplay), Gordon W. Prange (based on "Tora! Tora! Tora!"), Ladislas Farago (based on "The Broken Seal")
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Stone Killer | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Stone Killer  95 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Michael Winner]  [08 Aug 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Bronson, Jack Colvin, Martin Balsam, Paul Koslo
Plot:  A top New York detective is sent to Los Angeles where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.
Writer:  Gerald Wilson (screenplay), John Gardner (book)
Language:  English    Country:  Italy, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Salamander | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The Salamander  103 min,  R,  [Thriller]  [Peter Zinner]  [23 May 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Anthony Quinn, Franco Nero, Martin Balsam, Sybil Danning
Plot:  An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect...
Writer:  Robert Katz (screenplay), Rod Serling (adaptation), Morris L. West (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Italy, UK    More Info:  IMDB
Two-Minute Warning | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Two-Minute Warning  115 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Larry Peerce]  [12 Nov 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Beau Bridges, Charlton Heston, John Cassavetes, Martin Balsam
Plot:  A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT ...
Writer:  George LaFountaine (novel), Edward Hume (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sentinel | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Sentinel  92 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Michael Winner]  [12 May 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon, Cristina Raines, John Carradine, Martin Balsam
Plot:  Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably cheap Brooklyn Heights apartment, where weird occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events.
Writer:  Jeffrey Konvitz (novel), Michael Winner (screenplay), Jeffrey Konvitz (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Daniel Mann]  [09 Jan 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, Jill St. John, Martin Balsam
Plot:  Actor Jason Steele plays a caring, godlike doctor on television. Off the set, he's the insecure fiancee of Melissa, a pretty art teacher. Jason doesn't know what to expect of marriage, ...
Writer:  Jack Rose
Language:  English, French, Italian, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Delta Force | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 37%  The Delta Force  125 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Menahem Golan]  [14 Feb 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 18%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Chuck Norris, Joey Bishop, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam
Plot:  After a plane is hijacked by terrorists, The Delta Force are sent in to resolve the crisis.
Writer:  James Bruner, Menahem Golan
Language:  English, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek    Country:  USA, Israel    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Death Wish 3 | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  Death Wish 3  92 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Michael Winner]  [01 Nov 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 6%, Metacritic 18/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Bronson, Deborah Raffin, Ed Lauter, Martin Balsam
Plot:  Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police chief to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.
Writer:  Don Jakoby, Brian Garfield (characters created by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Israel, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mitchell | Movie Details for Actor Martin Balsam | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 24%  Mitchell  97 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Andrew V. McLaglen]  [10 Sep 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 2.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Joe Don Baker, John Saxon, Linda Evans, Martin Balsam
Plot:  A sleazy, incompetent detective tries to simultaneously take down heroin dealers and a socialite who murdered a burglar.
Writer:  Ian Kennedy Martin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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