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All the President's Men | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  All the President's Men  138 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [09 Apr 1976]
Ratings:  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
Klute | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Klute  114 min,  R,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [25 Jun 1971]
Ratings:  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
The Parallax View | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Parallax View  102 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [30 Sep 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Paula Prentiss, Walter McGinn, Warren Beatty, William Daniels
Plot:  An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the world's headlines.
Writer:  David Giler, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Loren Singer (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sterile Cuckoo | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Sterile Cuckoo  107 min,  M,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [22 Oct 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Liza Minnelli, Tim McIntire, Wendell Burton
Plot:  Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams...
Writer:  John Nichols (novel), Alvin Sargent (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Presumed Innocent | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Presumed Innocent  127 min,  R,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [27 Jul 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 72/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bonnie Bedelia, Brian Dennehy, Greta Scacchi, Harrison Ford, Raul Julia
Plot:  As a lawyer investigates the murder of a colleague, he finds himself more connected to the crime than anyone else.
Writer:  Scott Turow (novel), Frank Pierson (screenplay), Alan J. Pakula (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sophie's Choice | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Sophie's Choice  150 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [04 Mar 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin
Plot:  Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live in Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stingo, the ...
Writer:  William Styron (based on the novel: "Sophie's Choice" by), Alan J. Pakula (screenplay)
Language:  English, Polish, German, French, Russian    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Comes a Horseman | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Comes a Horseman  118 min,  PG,  [Drama, Western, Romance]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [25 Oct 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  George Grizzard, James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards
Plot:  Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and ...
Writer:  Dennis Lynton Clark
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing  110 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [14 Sep 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Don Jaime de Mora y Aragón, Emiliano Redondo, Maggie Smith, Timothy Bottoms
Plot:  American Walter Elbertson, in his late teens, is feeling lost within his family of overachievers. Thirty-something Englishwoman Lila Fisher is emotionally repressed. The two meet on their ...
Writer:  Alvin Sargent
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Orphans | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Orphans  115 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [18 Sep 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Actors:  Albert Finney, John Kellogg, Kevin Anderson, Matthew Modine
Plot:  The two brothers Treat and Philip lived alone since they were kids. Interdependent they dwell in a loft house and live on little thefts, until an aging minor criminal moves in with them and takes over the role of a father.
Writer:  Lyle Kessler (play), Lyle Kessler (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Starting Over | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Starting Over  105 min,  R,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [05 Oct 1979]
Ratings:  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
The Pelican Brief | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Pelican Brief  141 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [17 Dec 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 51%, Metacritic 50/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Denzel Washington, John Heard, Julia Roberts, Sam Shepard
Plot:  A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.
Writer:  John Grisham (book), Alan J. Pakula (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rollover | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Rollover  116 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [11 Dec 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Hume Cronyn, Jane Fonda, Josef Sommer, Kris Kristofferson
Plot:  An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.
Writer:  Howard Kohn (story), David Shaber (screenplay), David Shaber (story), David Weir (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
See You in the Morning | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  See You in the Morning  119 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Romance]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [21 Apr 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alice Krige, Drew Barrymore, Farrah Fawcett, Jeff Bridges
Plot:  Three years after his divorce from his model-wife is the psychologist Larry Livingstone ready for a new commitment. He falls in love with the young widow Beth who has two children. But Beth...
Writer:  Alan J. Pakula
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Devil's Own | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  The Devil's Own  111 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [26 Mar 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Brad Pitt, Harrison Ford, Margaret Colin, Rubén Blades
Plot:  A police officer uncovers the real identity of his house-guest, an I.R.A. terrorist in hiding.
Writer:  Kevin Jarre (story), David Aaron Cohen (screenplay), Vincent Patrick (screenplay), Kevin Jarre (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Consenting Adults | Movie Details for Director Alan J. Pakula | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Consenting Adults  99 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Alan J. Pakula]  [16 Oct 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 27%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Kevin Kline, Kevin Spacey, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Rebecca Miller
Plot:  Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the ...
Writer:  Matthew Chapman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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