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Being There | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Being There  130 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Hal Ashby]  [26 May 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.
Writer:  Jerzy Kosinski (novel), Jerzy Kosinski (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, Italian    Country:  USA, West Germany    More Info:  IMDB
The Last Detail | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Last Detail  104 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Hal Ashby]  [15 Feb 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 89/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Clifton James, Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid
Plot:  Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison, but decide to show him one last good time along the way.
Writer:  Robert Towne (screenplay), Darryl Ponicsan (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Harold and Maude | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Harold and Maude  91 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Hal Ashby]  [20 Dec 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bud Cort, Cyril Cusack, Ruth Gordon, Vivian Pickles
Plot:  Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.
Writer:  Colin Higgins
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Landlord | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Landlord  112 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Hal Ashby]  [20 May 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Beau Bridges, Diana Sands, Lee Grant, Pearl Bailey
Plot:  At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his ...
Writer:  Bill Gunn (screenplay), Kristin Hunter (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bound for Glory | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Bound for Glory  147 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Hal Ashby]  [05 Dec 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  David Carradine, Gail Strickland, Melinda Dillon, Ronny Cox
Plot:  The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer.
Writer:  Robert Getchell (screenplay), Woody Guthrie (autobiography)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Coming Home | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Coming Home  127 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Hal Ashby]  [15 Feb 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Dern, Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Penelope Milford
Plot:  A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.
Writer:  Waldo Salt (screenplay), Robert C. Jones (screenplay), Nancy Dowd (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Let's Spend the Night Together | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Let's Spend the Night Together  95 min,  PG,  [Documentary, Music]  [Hal Ashby]  [29 Oct 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger
Plot:  The Rolling Stones' shows in Tempe, Arizona and East Rutherford, New Jersey during their 1981 US tour.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shampoo | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Shampoo  109 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Hal Ashby]  [13 Mar 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 61%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Goldie Hawn, Julie Christie, Lee Grant, Warren Beatty
Plot:  Lovers undo a hairdresser from Beverly Hills around Election Eve in 1968.
Writer:  Robert Towne, Warren Beatty
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lookin' to Get Out | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  Lookin' to Get Out  105 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Hal Ashby]  [30 Jun 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Bert Remsen, Burt Young, Jon Voight
Plot:  Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Writer:  Al Schwartz, Jon Voight
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
8 Million Ways to Die | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 28%  8 Million Ways to Die  115 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Hal Ashby]  [25 Apr 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Alexandra Paul, Jeff Bridges, Randy Brooks, Rosanna Arquette
Plot:  Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his ...
Writer:  Lawrence Block (book), Oliver Stone (screenplay), R. Lance Hill (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Slugger's Wife | Movie Details for Director Hal Ashby | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 21%  The Slugger's Wife  105 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Music, Romance]  [Hal Ashby]  [29 Mar 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Martin Ritt, Michael O'Keefe, Randy Quaid, Rebecca De Mornay
Plot:  A major league star who is on the verge of breaking a record, meets a singer and they get married, but they have different goals, so they separate, jeopardizing his opportunity in sports and the possibility of making up with his wife.
Writer:  Neil Simon
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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