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Die Hard | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Die Hard  132 min,  R,  [Action, Thriller]  [John McTiernan]  [20 Jul 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Bruce Willis, Paul Gleason, Reginald VelJohnson
Plot:  John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Writer:  Roderick Thorp (novel), Jeb Stuart (screenplay), Steven E. de Souza (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hunt for Red October | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Hunt for Red October  135 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [John McTiernan]  [02 Mar 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Alec Baldwin, Sam Neill, Scott Glenn, Sean Connery
Plot:  In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
Writer:  Tom Clancy (novel), Larry Ferguson (screenplay), Donald E. Stewart (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Thomas Crown Affair | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Thomas Crown Affair  113 min,  R,  [Crime, Romance, Thriller]  [John McTiernan]  [06 Aug 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, Metacritic 72/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Gazzara, Denis Leary, Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo
Plot:  A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.
Writer:  Alan Trustman (story), Leslie Dixon (screenplay), Kurt Wimmer (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, Polish, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Predator | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Predator  107 min,  R,  [Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [John McTiernan]  [12 Jun 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 42/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Duke, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Kevin Peter Hall
Plot:  A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.
Writer:  Jim Thomas, John Thomas
Language:  English, Spanish, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Die Hard with a Vengeance | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Die Hard with a Vengeance  128 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [John McTiernan]  [19 May 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 52%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Willis, Graham Greene, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson
Plot:  John McClane and a Harlem store owner are targeted by German terrorist Simon Gruber in New York City, where he plans to rob the Federal Reserve Building.
Writer:  Jonathan Hensleigh, Roderick Thorp (certain original characters)
Language:  English, German, Romanian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The 13th Warrior | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan, Michael Crichton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  The 13th Warrior  102 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, History]  [John McTiernan, Michael Crichton]  [27 Aug 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, Metacritic 42/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Antonio Banderas, Dennis Storhøi, Diane Venora, Vladimir Kulich
Plot:  A man, having fallen in love with the wrong woman, is sent by the sultan himself on a diplomatic mission to a distant land as an ambassador. Stopping at a Viking village port to restock on supplies, he finds himself unwittingly embroiled on a quest to banish a mysterious threat in a distant Viking land.
Writer:  Michael Crichton (novel), William Wisher (screenplay), Warren Lewis (screenplay)
Language:  English, Latin, Swedish, Norse, Old, Danish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Last Action Hero | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Last Action Hero  130 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [John McTiernan]  [18 Jun 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 34%, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Schwarzenegger, Art Carney, Charles Dance, F. Murray Abraham
Plot:  With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.
Writer:  Zak Penn (story), Adam Leff (story), Shane Black (screenplay), David Arnott (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Basic | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Basic  98 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John McTiernan]  [28 Mar 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 21%, Metacritic 34/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Connie Nielsen, John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Daly
Plot:  A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.
Writer:  James Vanderbilt
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Medicine Man | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  Medicine Man  106 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [John McTiernan]  [07 Feb 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  José Wilker, Lorraine Bracco, Rodolfo De Alexandre, Sean Connery
Plot:  An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close ...
Writer:  Tom Schulman (story), Tom Schulman (screenplay), Sally Robinson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nomads | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Nomads  91 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery, Thriller]  [John McTiernan]  [07 Mar 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 13%, External Reviews
Actors:  Adam Ant, Anna Maria Monticelli, Lesley-Anne Down, Pierce Brosnan
Plot:  A French anthropologist moves to Los Angeles and is followed by the evil spirits of an extinct tribe he once uncovered.
Writer:  John McTiernan
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rollerball | Movie Details for Director John McTiernan | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 15%  Rollerball  98 min,  R,  [Action, Sci-Fi, Sport]  [John McTiernan]  [08 Feb 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 3.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 3%, Metacritic 14/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Chris Klein, Jean Reno, LL Cool J, Rebecca Romijn
Plot:  The big thing in 2005 is a violent sport which can have some pretty serious consequences... like dying.
Writer:  William Harrison (short story "Roller Ball Murder"), William Harrison, Larry Ferguson (screenplay), John Pogue (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, French, Arabic, Korean, German, Japanese    Country:  USA, Germany, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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