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Trading Places | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Trading Places  116 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [John Landis]  [08 Jun 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Dan Aykroyd, Denholm Elliott, Eddie Murphy, Maurice Woods, Ralph Bellamy, Richard D. Fisher Jr.
Plot:  A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Writer:  Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
An American Werewolf in London | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  An American Werewolf in London  97 min,  R,  [Comedy, Horror]  [John Landis]  [21 Aug 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  David Naughton, David Schofield, Griffin Dunne, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher
Plot:  Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Writer:  John Landis
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Blues Brothers | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Blues Brothers  133 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Landis]  [20 Jun 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Cab Calloway, Dan Aykroyd, James Brown, John Belushi
Plot:  Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.
Writer:  Dan Aykroyd, John Landis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Kentucky Fried Movie | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Kentucky Fried Movie  83 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [John Landis]  [10 Aug 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Bixby, Bong Soo Han, David Zucker, Evan C. Kim, Marcy Goldman, Marilyn Joi, Saul Kahan
Plot:  A series of short, highly irreverent, and often tasteless skits.
Writer:  David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker
Language:  English, Korean    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Amazon Women on the Moon | Movie Details for Director Joe Dante, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Horton, John Landis, Robert K. Weiss | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Amazon Women on the Moon  85 min,  R,  [Comedy, Sci-Fi]  [Joe Dante, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Horton, John Landis, Robert K. Weiss]  [18 Sep 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Actors:  Arsenio Hall, Donald F. Muhich, Lou Jacobi, Michelle Pfeiffer, Monique Gabrielle, Rosanna Arquette
Plot:  A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television.
Writer:  Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Coming to America | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Coming to America  116 min,  R,  [Comedy, Romance]  [John Landis]  [29 Jun 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 68%, Metacritic 47/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Eddie Murphy, Feather, Garcelle Beauvais, Paul Bates
Plot:  An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.
Writer:  Eddie Murphy (story), David Sheffield (screenplay), Barry W. Blaustein (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Twilight Zone: The Movie | Movie Details for Director Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Twilight Zone: The Movie  101 min,  PG,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg]  [24 Jun 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Albert Brooks, Dan Aykroyd, Doug McGrath, Vic Morrow
Plot:  Four horror and science fiction segments, directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's landmark television series.
Writer:  John Landis, George Clayton Johnson (screenplay by), Richard Matheson (screenplay by), Melissa Mathison (screenplay by), George Clayton Johnson (story by), Richard Matheson (screenplay by), Jerome Bixby (based on a story by), Richard Matheson (based on a story by), Rod Serling (inspired by "The Twilight Zone" created by)
Language:  English, French, German, Vietnamese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
¡Three Amigos! | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  ¡Three Amigos!  104 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Western]  [John Landis]  [12 Dec 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 46%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Alfonso Arau, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, Steve Martin
Plot:  Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Writer:  Steve Martin, Lorne Michaels, Randy Newman
Language:  English, Spanish, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Susan's Plan | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Susan's Plan  89 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Thriller]  [John Landis]  [28 Jul 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Billy Zane, Michael Biehn, Nastassja Kinski, Rob Schneider
Plot:  Susan wants her reprehensible ex-husband dead and, in several bungled attempts by henchmen, tries to accomplish the deed. First her boyfriend hires two dim-witted hitmen. Then she hires a ...
Writer:  John Landis
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Innocent Blood | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Innocent Blood  112 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Landis]  [25 Sep 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 41%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Parillaud, Anthony LaPaglia, Chazz Palminteri, David Proval, Robert Loggia, Rocco Sisto
Plot:  Marie is a vampire with a thirst for bad guys. When she fails to properly dispose of one of her victims, a violent mob boss, she bites off more than she can chew and faces a new, immortal danger.
Writer:  Michael Wolk
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Into the Night | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Into the Night  115 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Thriller]  [John Landis]  [22 Feb 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Carmen Argenziano, Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stacey Pickren
Plot:  A discouraged man gets caught up in the dangerous activities of a woman on the run.
Writer:  Ron Koslow
Language:  English, Persian, French, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blues Brothers 2000 | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Blues Brothers 2000  123 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Landis]  [06 Feb 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 46%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Dan Aykroyd, Frank Oz, John Goodman, Tom Davis, Walter Levine
Plot:  Elwood must reunite the old band, with a few new members, and go on another "Mission from God."
Writer:  Dan Aykroyd (film The Blues Brothers), John Landis (film The Blues Brothers), Dan Aykroyd, John Landis
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Spies Like Us | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Spies Like Us  102 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy]  [John Landis]  [06 Dec 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, Metacritic 22/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Donna Dixon, Steve Forrest
Plot:  Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Writer:  Dan Aykroyd (story), Dave Thomas (story), Dan Aykroyd (screenplay), Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Oscar | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  Oscar  109 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime]  [John Landis]  [26 Apr 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 13%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Chazz Palminteri, Joey Travolta, Ornella Muti, Paul Greco, Peter Riegert, Sylvester Stallone
Plot:  A gangster attempts to keep the promise he made to his dying father: that he would give up his life of crime and "go straight".
Writer:  Claude Magnier (play), Michael Barrie (screenplay), Jim Mulholland (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Stupids | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 31%  The Stupids  94 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Adventure]  [John Landis]  [30 Aug 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alex McKenna, Bug Hall, Jessica Lundy, Tom Arnold
Plot:  An incredibly dull-witted family unknowingly stumble upon an illegal weapons deal while on the trail of their "stolen" garbage.
Writer:  James Marshall (characters), Harry Allard (characters), Brent Forrester
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Beverly Hills Cop III | Movie Details for Director John Landis | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  Beverly Hills Cop III  104 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Landis]  [25 May 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 10%, Metacritic 16/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Eddie Murphy, Eugene Collier, Joey Travolta, Jon Tenney
Plot:  Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.
Writer:  Danilo Bach (character), Daniel Petrie Jr. (character), Steven E. de Souza
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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