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The Manchurian Candidate | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  The Manchurian Candidate  126 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [24 Oct 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, Metacritic 94/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, Frank Sinatra, Janet Leigh, Laurence Harvey
Plot:  A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
Writer:  Richard Condon (based upon a novel by), George Axelrod (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Train | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer, Arthur Penn | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  The Train  133 min,  [Thriller, War]  [John Frankenheimer, Arthur Penn]  [07 Mar 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Jeanne Moreau, Paul Scofield, Suzanne Flon
Plot:  In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo.
Writer:  Franklin Coen (screen story), Frank Davis (screen story), Franklin Coen (screenplay), Frank Davis (screenplay), Rose Valland (based upon "Le Front De L'Art" by)
Language:  English, German    Country:  France, Italy, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Seven Days in May | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Seven Days in May  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [01 Mar 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster, Fredric March, Kirk Douglas
Plot:  United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
Writer:  Fletcher Knebel (novel), Charles W. Bailey II (novel), Rod Serling (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grand Prix | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Grand Prix  176 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Sport]  [John Frankenheimer]  [21 Dec 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Eva Marie Saint, James Garner, Toshirô Mifune, Yves Montand
Plot:  American Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his Jordan-BRM racing team after a crash at Monaco that injures his British teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, ...
Writer:  Robert Alan Aurthur (screen story), Robert Alan Aurthur (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Italian, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Seconds | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Seconds  106 min,  R,  [Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [14 Nov 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Barbara Werle, Frances Reid, Frank Campanella, John Randolph, Rock Hudson
Plot:  An unhappy middle-aged banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new look and identity - one that comes with its own price.
Writer:  Lewis John Carlino (screenplay), David Ely (based on the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Iceman Cometh | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Iceman Cometh  239 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [10 Nov 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Fredric March, Jeff Bridges, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan
Plot:  A salesman with a sudden passion for reform has an idea to sell to his barfly buddies: throw away your pipe dreams. The drunkards, living in a flophouse above a saloon, resent the idea.
Writer:  Thomas Quinn Curtiss, Eugene O'Neill (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Birdman of Alcatraz | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Birdman of Alcatraz  147 min,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton]  [01 Aug 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 82%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Neville Brand, Thelma Ritter
Plot:  A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.
Writer:  Guy Trosper (screenplay), Thomas E. Gaddis (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Andersonville | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Andersonville  167 min,  [Drama, History, War]  [John Frankenheimer]  [03 Mar 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Carmen Argenziano, Frederic Forrest, Jarrod Emick, Ted Marcoux
Plot:  The story of the most notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in the American Civil War.
Writer:  David W. Rintels
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
French Connection II | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  French Connection II  119 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [21 May 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bernard Fresson, Fernando Rey, Gene Hackman, Philippe Léotard
Plot:  "Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York.
Writer:  Alexander Jacobs (screenplay), Robert Dillon (screenplay), Laurie Dillon (screenplay), Robert Dillon (story), Laurie Dillon (story)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ronin | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Ronin  122 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Crime]  [John Frankenheimer]  [25 Sep 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 68%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Robert De Niro, Stellan Skarsgård
Plot:  A freelancing former U.S. Intelligence Agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by the Irish and the Russians.
Writer:  J.D. Zeik (story), J.D. Zeik (screenplay), David Mamet (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Russian    Country:  UK, France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Black Sunday | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Black Sunday  143 min,  R,  [Action, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Dern, Fritz Weaver, Marthe Keller, Robert Shaw
Plot:  Black Sunday is the powerful story of a Black September terrorist group attempting to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the president of the United States in attendance.
Writer:  Thomas Harris (based on the novel by), Ernest Lehman (screenplay by), Kenneth Ross (screenplay by), Ivan Moffat (screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
All Fall Down | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  All Fall Down  111 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [04 Sep 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Angela Lansbury, Eva Marie Saint, Karl Malden, Warren Beatty
Plot:  Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry. When Berry-Berry begins yet another meaningless love ...
Writer:  William Inge (screenplay), James Leo Herlihy (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fourth War | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Fourth War  91 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [23 Mar 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jürgen Prochnow, Lara Harris, Roy Scheider, Tim Reid
Plot:  Cold War drama about two gung-ho border commanders (Roy Scheider, Jurgen Prochnow) who carry out their own private war against each other on the German - Czechoslovakia border.
Writer:  Stephen Peters (novel), Stephen Peters (screenplay), Kenneth Ross (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, Czech    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I Walk the Line | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  I Walk the Line  97 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [03 Feb 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Estelle Parsons, Gregory Peck, Ralph Meeker, Tuesday Weld
Plot:  Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre, he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful...
Writer:  Alvin Sargent (screenplay), Madison Jones (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Fixer | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Fixer  132 min,  M,  [Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [01 Oct 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Dirk Bogarde, Georgia Brown, Hugh Griffith
Plot:  In Czarist Russia, around 1911, a Russian-Jewish handyman, Yakov Bok, is wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime.
Writer:  Bernard Malamud (novel), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Gypsy Moths | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Gypsy Moths  107 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Romance]  [John Frankenheimer]  [13 Sep 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Gene Hackman, Scott Wilson
Plot:  Three skydivers and their travelling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend.
Writer:  William Hanley (screenplay), James Drought (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Young Savages | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Young Savages  103 min,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [24 May 1961]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Dina Merrill, Edward Andrews, Vivian Nathan
Plot:  A district attorney investigates the racially charged case of three teenagers accused of the murder of a blind Puerto Rican boy. He begins to discover that the facts in the case aren't ...
Writer:  Edward Anhalt (screenplay), J.P. Miller (screenplay), Evan Hunter (novel)
Language:  English, Italian, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Holcroft Covenant | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The Holcroft Covenant  112 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Mystery]  [John Frankenheimer]  [18 Oct 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony Andrews, Lilli Palmer, Michael Caine, Victoria Tennant
Plot:  The son of a German General becomes part of a mysterious conspiracy to gain hidden Nazi funds.
Writer:  Robert Ludlum (novel), George Axelrod (screenplay), Edward Anhalt (screenplay), John Hopkins (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Serbian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
99 and 44/100% Dead | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  99 and 44/100% Dead  98 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [John Frankenheimer]  [23 Sep 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Turkel, Bradford Dillman, Chuck Connors, Edmond O'Brien, Richard Harris
Plot:  Uncle Frank Kelly calls on Harry Crown to help him in a gang war. The war becomes personal when Harry's new girlfriend is kidnapped by Uncle Frank's enemy, Big Eddie.
Writer:  Robert Dillon
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
52 Pick-Up | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  52 Pick-Up  110 min,  R,  [Crime, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [07 Nov 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, John Glover, Roy Scheider, Vanity
Plot:  A secret fling between a man and his mistress leads to blackmail and murder.
Writer:  Elmore Leonard (novel), Elmore Leonard (screenplay), John Steppling (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Horsemen | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  The Horsemen  109 min,  GP,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [11 Aug 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Palance, Leigh Taylor-Young, Omar Sharif, Peter Jeffrey
Plot:  In the poor, desolate northern provinces of the mountainous feudal Sunni kingdom of Afghanistan (before the Soviet-engineered republican revolutions), the status of the proud men and their ...
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Joseph Kessel (based upon the novel 'The Horsemen' by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dead Bang | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Dead Bang  102 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Frankenheimer]  [24 Mar 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bob Balaban, Don Johnson, Penelope Ann Miller, William Forsythe
Plot:  A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy ...
Writer:  Robert Foster (screenplay), Jerry Beck (story)
Language:  English, Turkish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Year of the Gun | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  Year of the Gun  111 min,  R,  [Action, Romance, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer]  [01 Nov 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Andrew McCarthy, John Pankow, Sharon Stone, Valeria Golino
Plot:  David Raybourne is an American journalist covering political news in Italy during the 1970's. He is involved with the Red Brigades when trying to help a friend (Alison King), who ...
Writer:  Michael Mewshaw (novel), David Ambrose (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Reindeer Games | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Reindeer Games  104 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Crime]  [John Frankenheimer]  [25 Feb 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, Metacritic 37/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Affleck, Charlize Theron, Dana Stubblefield, Gary Sinise, James Frain, Mark Acheson
Plot:  After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.
Writer:  Ehren Kruger
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Prophecy | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  Prophecy  102 min,  PG,  [Sci-Fi, Horror]  [John Frankenheimer]  [22 Aug 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 23%, External Reviews
Actors:  Armand Assante, Richard Dysart, Robert Foxworth, Talia Shire
Plot:  A log company's waste mutates the environment, creating a giant killer bear-monster.
Writer:  David Seltzer
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Island of Dr. Moreau | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer, Richard Stanley | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  The Island of Dr. Moreau  96 min,  PG-13,  [Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [John Frankenheimer, Richard Stanley]  [23 Aug 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk, Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer
Plot:  After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that its inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange-looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor.
Writer:  H.G. Wells (novel), Richard Stanley (screenplay), Ron Hutchinson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Indonesian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Extraordinary Seaman | Movie Details for Director John Frankenheimer | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  The Extraordinary Seaman  80 min,  G,  [Adventure, Comedy, War]  [John Frankenheimer]  [01 Jan 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 2.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alan Alda, David Niven, Faye Dunaway, Mickey Rooney
Plot:  Lt. Commander Finchhaven, a ghostly relic from the First World War, he had fallen down dead drunk on his first assignment and been consigned from the great beyond to sail the seas until a ...
Writer:  Phillip Rock (screenplay), Hal Dresner (screenplay), Phillip Rock (based on a story by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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