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American Graffiti | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  American Graffiti  110 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [George Lucas]  [11 Aug 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 97/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Martin Smith, Paul Le Mat, Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard
Plot:  A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Writer:  George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jaws | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Jaws  124 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Thriller]  [Steven Spielberg]  [20 Jun 1975]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 18 nominations.
Actors:  Lorraine Gary, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider
Plot:  A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wrecking havoc in a beach resort.
Writer:  Peter Benchley (screenplay), Carl Gottlieb (screenplay), Peter Benchley (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Close Encounters of the Third Kind | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Close Encounters of the Third Kind  138 min,  PG,  [Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Steven Spielberg]  [14 Dec 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 90/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 38 nominations.
Actors:  François Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr
Plot:  After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos.
Writer:  Steven Spielberg
Language:  English, French, Spanish, Hindi    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz  120 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [11 Apr 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Jack Warden, Micheline Lanctôt, Randy Quaid, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well ...
Writer:  Mordecai Richler (screenplay), Mordecai Richler (novel), Lionel Chetwynd (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Competition | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  The Competition  123 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance, Music]  [Joel Oliansky]  [03 Dec 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Amy Irving, Lee Remick, Richard Dreyfuss, Sam Wanamaker
Plot:  The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will ...
Writer:  Joel Oliansky (screenplay), Joel Oliansky (story), William Sackheim (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Goodbye Girl | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Goodbye Girl  111 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Herbert Ross]  [30 Nov 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Marsha Mason, Paul Benedict, Quinn Cummings, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor.
Writer:  Neil Simon
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
James and the Giant Peach | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  James and the Giant Peach  79 min,  PG,  [Animation, Adventure, Family]  [Henry Selick]  [12 Apr 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Jane Leeves, Joanna Lumley, Paul Terry, Pete Postlethwaite, Richard Dreyfuss, Simon Callow
Plot:  An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.
Writer:  Roald Dahl (based on the book by), Karey Kirkpatrick (screenplay), Jonathan Roberts (screenplay), Steve Bloom (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Whose Life Is It Anyway? | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Whose Life Is It Anyway?  119 min,  R,  [Drama]  [John Badham]  [22 Jan 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Balaban, Christine Lahti, John Cassavetes, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  Ken Harrison is an artist who makes sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In hospital he ...
Writer:  Brian Clark (play), Brian Clark (screenplay), Reginald Rose (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Stakeout | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Stakeout  117 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Badham]  [05 Aug 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Aidan Quinn, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  Two detectives observe an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend, but complications set in when one of them falls for her.
Writer:  Jim Kouf
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Inserts | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Inserts  117 min,  NC-17,  [Comedy, Drama]  [John Byrum]  [13 Feb 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Hoskins, Jessica Harper, Richard Dreyfuss, Veronica Cartwright
Plot:  A young, once-great Hollywood film director refuses to accept changing times during the early 1930s, and confines himself to his decaying mansion to make silent porn flicks.
Writer:  John Byrum
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Down and Out in Beverly Hills | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Down and Out in Beverly Hills  103 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Paul Mazursky]  [31 Jan 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bette Midler, Little Richard, Nick Nolte, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  A rich but troubled family find their lives altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tries to drown himself in their swimming pool.
Writer:  René Fauchois (play), Paul Mazursky (screenplay), Leon Capetanos (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tin Men | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Tin Men  112 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Barry Levinson]  [13 Mar 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Hershey, Danny DeVito, John Mahoney, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Writer:  Barry Levinson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
What About Bob? | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  What About Bob?  99 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Frank Oz]  [17 May 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bill Murray, Charlie Korsmo, Julie Hagerty, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, an obsessive-compulsive neurotic, tracks him down during his family vacation.
Writer:  Alvin Sargent (story), Laura Ziskin (story), Tom Schulman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead  117 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Tom Stoppard]  [08 Feb 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Gary Oldman, Livio Badurina, Richard Dreyfuss, Tim Roth
Plot:  Two minor characters from the play 'Hamlet' stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.
Writer:  Tom Stoppard
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Lost in Yonkers | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Lost in Yonkers  114 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Martha Coolidge]  [14 May 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Brad Stoll, Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  In the summer of 1942, two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother and their childlike aunt in Yonkers, New York.
Writer:  Neil Simon (play), Neil Simon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Once Around | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Once Around  115 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Lasse Hallström]  [01 Feb 1991]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Danny Aiello, Holly Hunter, Laura San Giacomo, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful ...
Writer:  Malia Scotch Marmo
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Fix | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Big Fix  108 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Mystery, Thriller]  [Jeremy Kagan]  [06 Oct 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bonnie Bedelia, John Lithgow, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Anspach
Plot:  An ex-'60s radical now working as a private eye is hired by an old flame to investigate a political smear campaign. The case becomes more dangerous as it unfolds.
Writer:  Roger L. Simon (screenplay), Roger L. Simon (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Piranha 3D | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Piranha 3D  88 min,  R,  [Comedy, Horror, Thriller]  [Alexandre Aja]  [20 Aug 2010]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 74%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Lloyd, Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O'Connell, Richard Dreyfuss, Ving Rhames
Plot:  After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area's new razor-toothed residents.
Writer:  Pete Goldfinger, Josh Stolberg
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Always | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Always  122 min,  PG,  [Fantasy, Romance]  [Steven Spielberg]  [22 Dec 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, Metacritic 50/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Brad Johnson, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  The spirit of a recently deceased expert pilot mentors a newer pilot while watching him fall in love with the girlfriend that he left behind.
Writer:  Jerry Belson (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay "A Guy Named Joe"), Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (screenplay adaptation "A Guy Named Joe"), Chandler Sprague (story "A Guy Named Joe"), David Boehm (story "A Guy Named Joe")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Buddy System | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Buddy System  110 min,  PG,  [Drama, Comedy, Romance]  [Glenn Jordan]  [20 Jan 1984]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jean Stapleton, Nancy Allen, Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon
Plot:  A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer ...
Writer:  Mary Agnes Donoghue
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nuts | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Nuts  116 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Martin Ritt]  [11 Dec 1987]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbra Streisand, Karl Malden, Maureen Stapleton, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.
Writer:  Tom Topor (play), Tom Topor (screenplay), Darryl Ponicsan (screenplay), Alvin Sargent (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Moon Over Parador | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Moon Over Parador  103 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Paul Mazursky]  [09 Sep 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 42%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jonathan Winters, Raul Julia, Richard Dreyfuss, Sônia Braga
Plot:  Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the country of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.....
Writer:  Charles G. Booth (story), Leon Capetanos (screenplay), Paul Mazursky (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lansky | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Lansky  116 min,  R,  [Drama, Crime]  [John McNaughton]  [27 Feb 1999]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Fima Noveck, Mosko Alkalai, Richard Dreyfuss, Yosef Carmon
Plot:  This is the telling of the life of organized crime boss, Meyer Lansky, as remembered by him as a very old man who is moving about the world looking for some country that will take him in ...
Writer:  Uri Dan (book), Dennis Eisenberg (book), Eli Landau (book), David Mamet
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Poseidon | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Poseidon  98 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Wolfgang Petersen]  [12 May 2006]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, Metacritic 50/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 nominations.
Actors:  Emmy Rossum, Jacinda Barrett, Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.
Writer:  Mark Protosevich (screenplay), Paul Gallico (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Silent Fall | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Silent Fall  101 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [Bruce Beresford]  [28 Oct 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  J.T. Walsh, John Lithgow, Linda Hamilton, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Writer:  Akiva Goldsman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Crew | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 37%  The Crew  88 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Comedy]  [Michael Dinner]  [25 Aug 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, Metacritic 37/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Dan Hedaya, Richard Dreyfuss, Seymour Cassel
Plot:  Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Writer:  Barry Fanaro
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mad Dog Time | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  Mad Dog Time  93 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Larry Bishop]  [08 Nov 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Writer:  Larry Bishop
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Another Stakeout | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Another Stakeout  108 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Badham]  [23 Jul 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dennis Farina, Emilio Estevez, Richard Dreyfuss, Rosie O'Donnell
Plot:  Two immature detectives are joined by a pesky assistant district attorney in staking out a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading.
Writer:  Jim Kouf, Jim Kouf (characters)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Life in Ruins | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  My Life in Ruins  95 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Donald Petrie]  [05 Jun 2009]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 9%, Metacritic 34/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alexis Georgoulis, Alistair McGowan, Nia Vardalos, Rachel Dratch, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  A travel guide rediscovers her romantic side on a trip around Greece.
Writer:  Mike Reiss
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  USA, Spain    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Krippendorf's Tribe | Movie Details for Actor Richard Dreyfuss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 32%  Krippendorf's Tribe  94 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Todd Holland]  [27 Feb 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 16%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Gregory Smith, Jenna Elfman, Natasha Lyonne, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  An anthropologist creates a fictitious lost New Guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys.
Writer:  Frank Parkin (book), Charlie Peters (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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