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The Client | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Client  119 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Joel Schumacher]  [20 Jul 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony LaPaglia, Brad Renfro, Mary-Louise Parker, Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones
Plot:  A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney to protect him when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down a mob family.
Writer:  John Grisham (novel), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Robert Getchell (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Lost Boys | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Lost Boys  97 min,  R,  [Comedy, Horror]  [Joel Schumacher]  [31 Jul 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 74%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Barnard Hughes, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Jason Patric
Plot:  After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.
Writer:  Jan Fischer (story), James Jeremias (story), Jan Fischer (screenplay), James Jeremias (screenplay), Jeffrey Boam (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Falling Down | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Falling Down  113 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Joel Schumacher]  [26 Feb 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Hershey, Michael Douglas, Rachel Ticotin, Robert Duvall
Plot:  An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Writer:  Ebbe Roe Smith
Language:  English, Spanish, Korean    Country:  France, USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tigerland | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Tigerland  101 min,  R,  [Drama, War]  [Joel Schumacher]  [24 May 2001]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Clifton Collins Jr., Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis, Tom Guiry
Plot:  A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971.
Writer:  Ross Klavan, Michael McGruther
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB
A Time to Kill | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  A Time to Kill  149 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Joel Schumacher]  [24 Jul 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Kevin Spacey, Matthew McConaughey, Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Bullock
Plot:  In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.
Writer:  John Grisham (novel), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Veronica Guerin | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Veronica Guerin  98 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Joel Schumacher]  [17 Oct 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 53%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Brenda Fricker, Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds, Colin Farrell, Gerard McSorley
Plot:  An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.
Writer:  Carol Doyle (story), Carol Doyle (screenplay), Mary Agnes Donoghue (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Ireland, UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flatliners | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Flatliners  115 min,  R,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Joel Schumacher]  [10 Aug 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 48%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland, William Baldwin
Plot:  Five medical students experiment with "near death" experiences, until the dark consequences of past tragedies begin to jeopardize their lives.
Writer:  Peter Filardi
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cousins | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Cousins  109 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Joel Schumacher]  [10 Feb 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Isabella Rossellini, Sean Young, Ted Danson, William Petersen
Plot:  Two couples go to a mutual friend's wedding and end up swapping partners.
Writer:  Jean-Charles Tacchella (based on the film "Cousin, Cousine"written by), Stephen Metcalfe (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
St. Elmo's Fire | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  St. Elmo's Fire  110 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joel Schumacher]  [28 Jun 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 44%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe
Plot:  A group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood.
Writer:  Joel Schumacher, Carl Kurlander
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
D.C. Cab | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  D.C. Cab  100 min,  R,  [Comedy, Action]  [Joel Schumacher]  [16 Dec 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Adam Baldwin, Charlie Barnett, Max Gail, Mr. T
Plot:  The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees ...
Writer:  Topper Carew (story), Joel Schumacher (story), Joel Schumacher
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Flawless | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Flawless  112 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Joel Schumacher]  [24 Nov 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, Metacritic 50/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Barry Miller, Chris Bauer, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robert De Niro
Plot:  An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons, with the drag queen next door.
Writer:  Joel Schumacher
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Phantom of the Opera | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  The Phantom of the Opera  143 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Joel Schumacher]  [22 Dec 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, Metacritic 40/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 39 nominations.
Actors:  Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler, Miranda Richardson, Patrick Wilson
Plot:  A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House. He kidnaps the soprano and forces the owners of the play to keep her as the lead role of the play.
Writer:  Gaston Leroux (novel), Andrew Lloyd Webber (book), Andrew Lloyd Webber (screenplay), Joel Schumacher (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Batman Forever | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  Batman Forever  121 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Joel Schumacher]  [16 Jun 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 39%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 22 nominations.
Actors:  Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Tommy Lee Jones, Val Kilmer
Plot:  Batman must battle former district attorney Harvey Dent, who is now Two-Face and Edward Nygma, The Riddler with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.
Writer:  Bob Kane (characters), Lee Batchler (story), Janet Scott Batchler (story), Lee Batchler (screenplay), Janet Scott Batchler (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dying Young | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Dying Young  111 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Joel Schumacher]  [21 Jun 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 23%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Campbell Scott, Colleen Dewhurst, Julia Roberts, Vincent D'Onofrio
Plot:  After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood ...
Writer:  Marti Leimbach (novel), Richard Friedenberg (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Number 23 | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  The Number 23  98 min,  R,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Joel Schumacher]  [23 Feb 2007]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 8%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Huston, Jim Carrey, Logan Lerman, Virginia Madsen
Plot:  Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise.
Writer:  Fernley Phillips
Language:  English, Chinese    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
8MM | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 35%  8MM  123 min,  R,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Joel Schumacher]  [26 Feb 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 22%, Metacritic 19/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  James Gandolfini, Joaquin Phoenix, Nicolas Cage, Peter Stormare
Plot:  A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is authentic or not.
Writer:  Andrew Kevin Walker
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bad Company | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Bad Company  116 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Joel Schumacher]  [07 Jun 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 10%, Metacritic 37/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Gabriel Macht, Peter Stormare
Plot:  When a Harvard-educated C.I.A. Agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.
Writer:  Gary M. Goodman (story), David Himmelstein (story), Jason Richman (screenplay), Michael Browning (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Czech Republic    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Incredible Shrinking Woman | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  The Incredible Shrinking Woman  88 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [Joel Schumacher]  [30 Jan 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Grodin, Henry Gibson, Lily Tomlin, Ned Beatty
Plot:  When an ordinary woman is exposed to a unique mix of chemicals, she begins to uncontrollably physically shrink.
Writer:  Richard Matheson (novel), Jane Wagner
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Trespass | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  Trespass  91 min,  R,  [Crime, Horror, Thriller]  [Joel Schumacher]  [21 Oct 2011]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 10%, Metacritic 37/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Mendelsohn, Cam Gigandet, Liana Liberato, Nicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman
Plot:  As they're held for ransom, a husband and wife's predicament grows more dire amid the discovery of betrayal and deception.
Writer:  Karl Gajdusek
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Bulgaria    More Info:  IMDB
Twelve | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  Twelve  93 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Joel Schumacher]  [06 Aug 2010]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 3%, Metacritic 22/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Chace Crawford, Emma Roberts, Esti Ginzburg, Philip Ettinger, Rory Culkin
Plot:  A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.
Writer:  Jordan Melamed (screenplay), Nick McDonell (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, France    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Batman & Robin | Movie Details for Director Joel Schumacher | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 25%  Batman & Robin  125 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Sci-Fi]  [Joel Schumacher]  [20 Jun 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 3.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 10%, Metacritic 28/100, External Reviews
Awards:  10 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chris O'Donnell, George Clooney, Uma Thurman
Plot:  Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.
Writer:  Bob Kane (Batman characters), Akiva Goldsman
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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