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WarGames | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  WarGames  114 min,  PG,  [Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [John Badham]  [03 Jun 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 77/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Ally Sheedy, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Matthew Broderick
Plot:  A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III.
Writer:  Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings  110 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Sport]  [John Badham]  [17 Nov 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones, Richard Pryor, Rico Dawson
Plot:  Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.
Writer:  William Brashler (based on the novel by), Hal Barwood (screenplay), Matthew Robbins (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Whose Life Is It Anyway? | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Whose Life Is It Anyway?  119 min,  R,  [Drama]  [John Badham]  [22 Jan 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Balaban, Christine Lahti, John Cassavetes, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  Ken Harrison is an artist who makes sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In hospital he ...
Writer:  Brian Clark (play), Brian Clark (screenplay), Reginald Rose (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Stakeout | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Stakeout  117 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Badham]  [05 Aug 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins.
Actors:  Aidan Quinn, Emilio Estevez, Madeleine Stowe, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  Two detectives observe an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend, but complications set in when one of them falls for her.
Writer:  Jim Kouf
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Saturday Night Fever | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Saturday Night Fever  118 min,  R,  [Drama, Music]  [John Badham]  [16 Dec 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, Metacritic 77/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Barry Miller, John Travolta, Joseph Cali, Karen Lynn Gorney
Plot:  A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.
Writer:  Nik Cohn (story "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night"), Norman Wexler (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blue Thunder | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Blue Thunder  109 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Badham]  [13 May 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 84%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Candy Clark, Daniel Stern, Roy Scheider, Warren Oates
Plot:  The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.
Writer:  Dan O'Bannon, Don Jakoby
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hard Way | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Hard Way  111 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Badham]  [08 Mar 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 74%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Annabella Sciorra, James Woods, Michael J. Fox, Stephen Lang
Plot:  An action movie star researching a role is allowed to tag along with a hardboiled New York City policeman, who finds him superficial and irritating.
Writer:  Lem Dobbs (story), Michael Kozoll (story), Daniel Pyne (screenplay), Lem Dobbs (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
American Flyers | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  American Flyers  113 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Sport]  [John Badham]  [16 Aug 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexandra Paul, David Marshall Grant, Kevin Costner, Rae Dawn Chong
Plot:  Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. Marcus doesn't tell David that he has a brain aneurysm...
Writer:  Steve Tesich
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dracula | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Dracula  109 min,  R,  [Horror, Romance]  [John Badham]  [20 Jul 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Donald Pleasence, Frank Langella, Kate Nelligan, Laurence Olivier
Plot:  In 1913, the charming, seductive and sinister vampire Count Dracula travels to England in search of an immortal bride.
Writer:  W.D. Richter (screenplay), Hamilton Deane (play), John L. Balderston (play), Bram Stoker (novel)
Language:  English, Dutch, Romanian, Russian    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Short Circuit | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Short Circuit  98 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi]  [John Badham]  [09 May 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, Metacritic 50/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Ally Sheedy, Austin Pendleton, Fisher Stevens, Steve Guttenberg
Plot:  Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.
Writer:  S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Point of No Return | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Point of No Return  109 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Badham]  [19 Mar 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bridget Fonda, Dermot Mulroney, Gabriel Byrne, Miguel Ferrer
Plot:  Drug addict Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top secret U.S. government Agent "Bob" arranges a staged death, so Maggie ...
Writer:  Luc Besson (film La Femme Nikita), Robert Getchell (screenplay), Alexandra Seros (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Incognito | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Incognito  108 min,  R,  [Crime, Thriller]  [John Badham]  [13 Mar 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ian Richardson, Irène Jacob, Jason Patric, Thomas Lockyer
Plot:  Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for five hundred thousand dollars. The girl he meets and gets into bed with, in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an art ...
Writer:  Jordan Katz
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nick of Time | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Nick of Time  90 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Badham]  [22 Nov 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 31%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles S. Dutton, Christopher Walken, Courtney Chase, Johnny Depp
Plot:  An unimpressive, every-day man is forced into a situation where he is told to kill a politician to save his kidnapped daughter.
Writer:  Patrick Sheane Duncan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Drop Zone | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Drop Zone  101 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [John Badham]  [09 Dec 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gary Busey, Michael Jeter, Wesley Snipes, Yancy Butler
Plot:  A tough cop teams up with a professional skydiver to capture a renegade computer hacker on the run from the law.
Writer:  Tony Griffin (story), Guy Manos (story), Peter Barsocchini (story), Peter Barsocchini (screenplay), John Bishop (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bird on a Wire | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Bird on a Wire  110 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Comedy]  [John Badham]  [18 May 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, Metacritic 36/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Duke, David Carradine, Goldie Hawn, Mel Gibson
Plot:  An old flame discovers her ex-boyfriend from the past is a relocated FBI informant out to stop the bad guys.
Writer:  Louis Venosta (story), Eric Lerner (story), David Seltzer (screenplay), Louis Venosta (screenplay), Eric Lerner (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Another Stakeout | Movie Details for Director John Badham | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Another Stakeout  108 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Badham]  [23 Jul 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 14%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Dennis Farina, Emilio Estevez, Richard Dreyfuss, Rosie O'Donnell
Plot:  Two immature detectives are joined by a pesky assistant district attorney in staking out a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading.
Writer:  Jim Kouf, Jim Kouf (characters)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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