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Hamburger Hill | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Hamburger Hill  110 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Thriller]  [John Irvin]  [28 Aug 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Anthony Barrile, Don Cheadle, Michael Boatman, Michael Dolan
Plot:  A very realistic interpretation of one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.
Writer:  James Carabatsos
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Widows' Peak | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Widows' Peak  101 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime, Mystery]  [John Irvin]  [13 May 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Adrian Dunbar, Joan Plowright, Mia Farrow, Natasha Richardson
Plot:  Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents ...
Writer:  Hugh Leonard (story), Hugh Leonard (screenplay)
Language:  Irish, English    Country:  UK, Ireland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Turtle Diary | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Turtle Diary  97 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Irvin]  [14 Feb 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ben Kingsley, Glenda Jackson, Michael Gambon, Richard Johnson
Plot:  Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they ...
Writer:  Russell Hoban (novel), Harold Pinter (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Month by the Lake | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  A Month by the Lake  92 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Irvin]  [22 Sep 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alida Valli, Edward Fox, Uma Thurman, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot:  For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other ...
Writer:  H.E. Bates (from: the novella "A Month by the Lake" by), Trevor Bentham (screenplay), Josep Llurba (translation and adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dogs of War | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Dogs of War  102 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [John Irvin]  [13 Feb 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Actors:  Christopher Walken, Colin Blakely, Hugh Millais, Tom Berenger
Plot:  Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
Writer:  Gary DeVore (screenplay), George Malko (screenplay), Frederick Forsyth (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Fourth Angel | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Fourth Angel  96 min,  R,  [Thriller, Drama, Action]  [John Irvin]  [18 Jan 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Briony Glassco, Forest Whitaker, Jason Priestley, Jeremy Irons
Plot:  A man seeks justice when his wife and daughter are gunned down in a terrorist attack.
Writer:  Robin Hunter (novel), Allan Scott (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Serbo-Croatian    Country:  UK, Canada    More Info:  IMDB
Next of Kin | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Next of Kin  108 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [John Irvin]  [20 Oct 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Adam Baldwin, Helen Hunt, Liam Neeson, Patrick Swayze
Plot:  Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Writer:  Michael Jenning
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
City of Industry | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  City of Industry  97 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [John Irvin]  [14 Mar 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Famke Janssen, Harvey Keitel, Stephen Dorff, Timothy Hutton
Plot:  A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Writer:  Ken Solarz
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ghost Story | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Ghost Story  110 min,  R,  [Drama, Horror, Thriller]  [John Irvin]  [18 Dec 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 35%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Alice Krige, Craig Wasson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Fred Astaire, John Houseman, Melvyn Douglas
Plot:  Two generations of men find themselves haunted by the presence of a spectral woman. When the son of one of the elderly men returns to his hometown after his brother's mysterious death, they attempt to unravel her story.
Writer:  Peter Straub (novel), Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Raw Deal | Movie Details for Director John Irvin | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Raw Deal  106 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [John Irvin]  [06 Jun 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Paul Shenar, Sam Wanamaker
Plot:  A former FBI agent turned small-town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by them.
Writer:  Luciano Vincenzoni (story), Sergio Donati (story), Gary DeVore (screenplay), Norman Wexler (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Netherlands    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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