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The Commitments | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Commitments  118 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Music]  [Alan Parker]  [13 Sep 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Michael Aherne, Robert Arkins
Plot:  When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.
Writer:  Roddy Doyle (novel), Dick Clement (screenplay), Ian La Frenais (screenplay), Roddy Doyle (screenplay)
Language:  English, Irish    Country:  Ireland, UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Birdy | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Birdy  120 min,  R,  [Drama, War]  [Alan Parker]  [21 Dec 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  John Harkins, Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, Sandy Baron
Plot:  After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.
Writer:  William Wharton (based on the novel by), Sandy Kroopf (screenplay), Jack Behr (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shoot the Moon | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Shoot the Moon  124 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Alan Parker]  [19 Feb 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller
Plot:  A fifteen year marriage dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. He's preoccupied with a career and a mistress, she with a career and caring for ...
Writer:  Bo Goldman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mississippi Burning | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Mississippi Burning  128 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, History]  [Alan Parker]  [27 Jan 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 24 nominations.
Actors:  Brad Dourif, Frances McDormand, Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe
Plot:  Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
Writer:  Chris Gerolmo
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Angel Heart | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Angel Heart  113 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery, Thriller]  [Alan Parker]  [06 Mar 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Charlotte Rampling, Lisa Bonet, Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro
Plot:  A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Writer:  William Hjortsberg (novel), Alan Parker (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK, Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Midnight Express | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Midnight Express  121 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Alan Parker]  [06 Oct 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 59/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Bo Hopkins, Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Paolo Bonacelli
Plot:  Billy Hayes, an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
Writer:  Oliver Stone (screenplay), Billy Hayes (book), William Hoffer (book)
Language:  English, Maltese, French, Turkish    Country:  UK, USA, Turkey, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bugsy Malone | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Bugsy Malone  93 min,  G,  [Comedy, Crime, Family]  [Alan Parker]  [15 Sep 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Florrie Dugger, Jodie Foster, John Cassisi, Scott Baio
Plot:  The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all-child cast.
Writer:  Alan Parker
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pink Floyd: The Wall | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Pink Floyd: The Wall  95 min,  R,  [Animation, Drama, Fantasy]  [Alan Parker]  [17 Sep 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, Eleanor David, James Laurenson
Plot:  A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Writer:  Roger Waters (album "The Wall"), Roger Waters (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Fame | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Fame  134 min,  R,  [Drama, Music, Musical]  [Alan Parker]  [16 May 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 17 nominations.
Actors:  Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Laura Dean, Lee Curreri
Plot:  A chronicle of the lives of several teenagers who attend a New York high school for students gifted in the performing arts.
Writer:  Christopher Gore
Language:  English, Spanish, French, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Come See the Paradise | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Come See the Paradise  138 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Alan Parker]  [01 Jan 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Dennis Quaid, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi, Tamlyn Tomita
Plot:  The passionate romance between an Irish-American man and a Japanese-American woman is threatened when the Pearl Harbor attacks happen and the woman is forced into a prison camp because of her ethnicity.
Writer:  Alan Parker
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Angela's Ashes | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Angela's Ashes  145 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Alan Parker]  [21 Jan 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 52%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Ciaran Owens, Emily Watson, Joe Breen, Robert Carlyle
Plot:  Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the ...
Writer:  Frank McCourt (book), Laura Jones (screenplay), Alan Parker (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Ireland    More Info:  IMDB
Evita | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Evita  135 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Alan Parker]  [10 Jan 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, Metacritic 45/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 41 nominations.
Actors:  Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail, Jonathan Pryce, Madonna
Plot:  The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan PerĂ³n, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Writer:  Tim Rice (book), Alan Parker (screenplay), Oliver Stone (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Road to Wellville | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  The Road to Wellville  118 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Alan Parker]  [28 Oct 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 41%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, Bridget Fonda, John Cusack, Matthew Broderick
Plot:  A story about the ins and outs of one unusual health facility in the early twentieth century, run by the eccentric Dr. Kellogg.
Writer:  T. Coraghessan Boyle (novel), Alan Parker (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Life of David Gale | Movie Details for Director Alan Parker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  The Life of David Gale  130 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Alan Parker]  [21 Feb 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 19%, Metacritic 31/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Cleo King, Constance Jones, Kate Winslet, Kevin Spacey, Laura Linney
Plot:  A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Writer:  Charles Randolph
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA, Germany, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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