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The French Connection | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The French Connection  104 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [William Friedkin]  [09 Oct 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 96/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 17 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Fernando Rey, Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco
Plot:  A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
Writer:  Ernest Tidyman (screenplay by), Robin Moore (based on the book by)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jaws | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | 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
Klute | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Klute  114 min,  R,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [25 Jun 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Cioffi, Donald Sutherland, Jane Fonda, Roy Scheider
Plot:  A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.
Writer:  Andy Lewis, David E. Lewis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
All That Jazz | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  All That Jazz  123 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Music]  [Bob Fosse]  [20 Dec 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Ann Reinking, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Roy Scheider
Plot:  Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
Writer:  Robert Alan Aurthur, Bob Fosse
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Marathon Man | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Marathon Man  125 min,  R,  [Crime, Thriller]  [John Schlesinger]  [08 Oct 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane
Plot:  A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.
Writer:  William Goldman (screenplay), William Goldman (from: his novel)
Language:  English, French, German, Spanish, Yiddish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sorcerer | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Sorcerer  121 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Thriller]  [William Friedkin]  [24 Jun 1977]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Amidou, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Roy Scheider
Plot:  Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.
Writer:  Walon Green (screenplay), Georges Arnaud (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish, French, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blue Thunder | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Blue Thunder  109 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Badham]  [13 May 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Candy Clark, Daniel Stern, Roy Scheider, Warren Oates
Plot:  The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.
Writer:  Dan O'Bannon, Don Jakoby
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Seven-Ups | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Seven-Ups  103 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Philip D'Antoni]  [14 Dec 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jerry Leon, Ken Kercheval, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold
Plot:  A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
Writer:  Albert Ruben (screenplay), Alexander Jacobs (screenplay), Sonny Grosso (story)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Russia House | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Russia House  123 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Fred Schepisi]  [21 Dec 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  James Fox, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, Sean Connery
Plot:  An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Writer:  John le Carré (novel), Tom Stoppard (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fourth War | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Fourth War  91 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [23 Mar 1990]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jürgen Prochnow, Lara Harris, Roy Scheider, Tim Reid
Plot:  Cold War drama about two gung-ho border commanders (Roy Scheider, Jurgen Prochnow) who carry out their own private war against each other on the German - Czechoslovakia border.
Writer:  Stephen Peters (novel), Stephen Peters (screenplay), Kenneth Ross (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, Czech    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Outside Man | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Outside Man  104 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Jacques Deray]  [01 Jan 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Angie Dickinson, Ann-Margret, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Roy Scheider
Plot:  Jean-Louis Trintignant plays a French contract assassin hired by a Los Angeles crime family, ostensibly to perform a hit on some other mafia target. But simultaneously, as he arrives to do ...
Writer:  Jean-Claude Carrière (screenplay), Jacques Deray (screenplay), Ian McLellan Hunter (screenplay), Jean-Claude Carrière (story), Jacques Deray (story)
Language:  French, English    Country:  Italy, France, USA    More Info:  IMDB
2010 | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  2010  116 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Peter Hyams]  [07 Dec 1984]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bob Balaban, Helen Mirren, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider
Plot:  A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.
Writer:  Arthur C. Clarke (novel), Peter Hyams (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jaws 2 | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Jaws 2  116 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Horror]  [Jeannot Szwarc]  [16 Jun 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Joseph Mascolo, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Roy Scheider
Plot:  Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.
Writer:  Peter Benchley (based upon characters created by), Carl Gottlieb, Howard Sackler
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
52 Pick-Up | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  52 Pick-Up  110 min,  R,  [Crime, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [07 Nov 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, John Glover, Roy Scheider, Vanity
Plot:  A secret fling between a man and his mistress leads to blackmail and murder.
Writer:  Elmore Leonard (novel), Elmore Leonard (screenplay), John Steppling (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Listen to Me | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Listen to Me  107 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Romance]  [Douglas Day Stewart]  [05 May 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Amanda Peterson, Jami Gertz, Kirk Cameron, Roy Scheider
Plot:  A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.
Writer:  Douglas Day Stewart
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Night Game | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Night Game  95 min,  R,  [Thriller, Crime, Drama]  [Peter Masterson]  [15 Sep 1989]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Karen Young, Lane Smith, Richard Bradford, Roy Scheider
Plot:  A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins.
Writer:  Spencer Eastman (story), Spencer Eastman (screenplay), Anthony Palmer (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Last Embrace | Movie Details for Actor Roy Scheider | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Last Embrace  102 min,  R,  [Mystery, Romance, Thriller]  [Jonathan Demme]  [04 May 1979]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Margolin, John Glover, Roy Scheider, Sam Levene
Plot:  Harry breaks down and loses his job after his wife is assassinated - could it be his turn next ?
Writer:  Murray Teigh Bloom (novel), David Shaber (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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