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The Onion Field | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Onion Field  122 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Harold Becker]  [17 Mar 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Franklyn Seales, James Woods, John Savage, Ted Danson
Plot:  Gregory Ulas Powell is a disturbed ex-con who recruits Jimmy Lee "Youngblood" Smith, a petty thief, as his partner in crime. Powell panics one night when the two of them are pulled over by ...
Writer:  Joseph Wambaugh (book), Joseph Wambaugh (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Sea of Love | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Sea of Love  113 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Harold Becker]  [15 Sep 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman, Michael Rooker
Plot:  A detective investigating a series of murders becomes involved with a woman who may be the culprit.
Writer:  Richard Price
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Taps | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Taps  126 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Harold Becker]  [25 Dec 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, Metacritic 49/100, External Reviews
Actors:  George C. Scott, Ronny Cox, Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton
Plot:  Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.
Writer:  Darryl Ponicsan (screenplay), Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay), James Lineberger (adaptation), Devery Freeman (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Black Marble | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Black Marble  113 min,  PG,  [Crime, Romance, Comedy]  [Harold Becker]  [07 Mar 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Barbara Babcock, Harry Dean Stanton, Paula Prentiss, Robert Foxworth
Plot:  A romantic comedy which explores the pressures on police officers.
Writer:  Joseph Wambaugh (novel), Joseph Wambaugh (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Malice | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Malice  107 min,  R,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Harold Becker]  [01 Oct 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Alec Baldwin, Bebe Neuwirth, Bill Pullman, Nicole Kidman
Plot:  A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.
Writer:  Aaron Sorkin (story), Jonas McCord (story), Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Scott Frank (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Vision Quest | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Vision Quest  107 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Sport]  [Harold Becker]  [15 Feb 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 54%, External Reviews
Actors:  Linda Fiorentino, Matthew Modine, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox
Plot:  A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a beautiful young drifter takes up temporary residence at his home.
Writer:  Terry Davis (novel), Darryl Ponicsan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
City Hall | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  City Hall  111 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Harold Becker]  [16 Feb 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 54%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Al Pacino, Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello, John Cusack
Plot:  The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Writer:  Ken Lipper, Paul Schrader, Nicholas Pileggi, Bo Goldman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Big Town | Movie Details for Director Ben Bolt, Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  The Big Town  109 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Ben Bolt, Harold Becker]  [25 Sep 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bruce Dern, Diane Lane, Matt Dillon, Tommy Lee Jones
Plot:  It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank ...
Writer:  Clark Howard (novel), Robert Roy Pool (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Boost | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Boost  95 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Harold Becker]  [23 Dec 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Woods, John Kapelos, Sean Young, Steven Hill
Plot:  Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to ...
Writer:  Ben Stein (book), Darryl Ponicsan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mercury Rising | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Mercury Rising  111 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Harold Becker]  [03 Apr 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Alec Baldwin, Bruce Willis, Chi McBride, Miko Hughes
Plot:  Shadowy elements in the NSA target a nine-year old autistic savant for death when he is able to decipher a top secret code.
Writer:  Ryne Douglas Pearson (novel), Lawrence Konner (screenplay), Mark Rosenthal (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Domestic Disturbance | Movie Details for Director Harold Becker | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  Domestic Disturbance  89 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Harold Becker]  [02 Nov 2001]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, Metacritic 29/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Debra Mooney, James Lashly, John Travolta, Nick Loren, Rebecca Tilney
Plot:  When Danny witnessed Rick murder a man, Frank has to protect his son from the greatest danger.
Writer:  Lewis Colick (story), William S. Comanor (story), Gary Drucker (story), Lewis Colick (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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