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A Kind of Loving | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  A Kind of Loving  112 min,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Schlesinger]  [01 Oct 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Bert Palmer, June Ritchie, Thora Hird
Plot:  After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.
Writer:  Willis Hall (screenplay), Keith Waterhouse (screenplay), Stan Barstow (novel)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Billy Liar | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Billy Liar  98 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Schlesinger]  [16 Dec 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ethel Griffies, Julie Christie, Mona Washbourne, Tom Courtenay, Wilfred Pickles
Plot:  A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy world and makes emotionally immature decisions as he alienates friends and family.
Writer:  Keith Waterhouse (screenplay), Willis Hall (screenplay), Keith Waterhouse (novel), Keith Waterhouse (play), Willis Hall (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sunday Bloody Sunday | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Sunday Bloody Sunday  110 min,  R,  [Drama]  [John Schlesinger]  [08 Sep 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 12 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft, Peter Finch
Plot:  Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ...
Writer:  Penelope Gilliatt (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian, Hebrew, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Midnight Cowboy | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Midnight Cowboy  113 min,  R,  [Drama]  [John Schlesinger]  [16 Jun 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 79/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 15 nominations.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, John McGiver, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles
Plot:  A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend.
Writer:  Waldo Salt (screenplay), James Leo Herlihy (based on the novel by)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Marathon Man | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Marathon Man  125 min,  R,  [Crime, Thriller]  [John Schlesinger]  [08 Oct 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane
Plot:  A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.
Writer:  William Goldman (screenplay), William Goldman (from: his novel)
Language:  English, French, German, Spanish, Yiddish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Falcon and the Snowman | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Falcon and the Snowman  131 min,  R,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [John Schlesinger]  [08 Feb 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Joyce Van Patten, Pat Hingle, Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton
Plot:  The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
Writer:  Robert Lindsey (book), Steven Zaillian
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Madame Sousatzka | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Madame Sousatzka  122 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Music]  [John Schlesinger]  [14 Oct 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Navin Chowdhry, Peggy Ashcroft, Shabana Azmi, Shirley MacLaine, Twiggy
Plot:  Renowned Russian piano teacher Irina Sousatzka gets a new student - Bengali piano prodigy Manek. They are both immigrants in the UK and bond quickly. When Manek's single mother's business fails, he must make a career decision.
Writer:  Bernice Rubens (from the novel by), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (screenplay), John Schlesinger (screenplay), Peter Morgan (additional material written by), Mark Wadlow (additional material written by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Darling | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Darling  128 min,  TV-MA,  [Drama, Romance]  [John Schlesinger]  [03 Aug 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Dirk Bogarde, José Luis de Vilallonga, Julie Christie, Laurence Harvey
Plot:  A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.
Writer:  Frederic Raphael (screenplay), Frederic Raphael (idea), John Schlesinger (idea), Joseph Janni (idea)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Yanks | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Yanks  138 min,  R,  [Drama, War]  [John Schlesinger]  [14 Sep 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Lisa Eichhorn, Richard Gere, Vanessa Redgrave, William Devane
Plot:  During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, ...
Writer:  Colin Welland (story), Colin Welland (screenplay), Walter Bernstein (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, West Germany, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Day of the Locust | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Day of the Locust  144 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [John Schlesinger]  [08 Aug 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Burgess Meredith, Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, William Atherton
Plot:  An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
Writer:  Nathanael West (novel), Waldo Salt (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Far from the Madding Crowd | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Far from the Madding Crowd  168 min,  PG,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [John Schlesinger]  [18 Oct 1967]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Bates, Julie Christie, Peter Finch, Terence Stamp
Plot:  Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men.
Writer:  Thomas Hardy (from the novel by), Frederic Raphael (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Eye for an Eye | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Eye for an Eye  101 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [John Schlesinger]  [12 Jan 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexandra Kyle, Ed Harris, Kiefer Sutherland, Olivia Burnette, Sally Field
Plot:  When the courts fail to keep behind bars the man who raped and murdered her daughter, a woman seeks her own form of justice.
Writer:  Erika Holzer (novel), Amanda Silver (screenplay), Rick Jaffa (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Spanish, Korean    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pacific Heights | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Pacific Heights  102 min,  R,  [Thriller]  [John Schlesinger]  [28 Sep 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Actors:  Mako, Matthew Modine, Melanie Griffith, Michael Keaton
Plot:  A couple work hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately, one of their tenants has plans of his own.
Writer:  Daniel Pyne
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Honky Tonk Freeway | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Honky Tonk Freeway  107 min,  PG,  [Action, Comedy]  [John Schlesinger]  [21 Aug 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  David Rasche, Howard Hesseman, Paul Jabara, Teri Garr
Plot:  Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into the town. The ...
Writer:  Edward Clinton
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Believers | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  The Believers  114 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Horror]  [John Schlesinger]  [10 Jun 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Harley Cross, Helen Shaver, Martin Sheen, Robert Loggia
Plot:  A New York psychiatrist finds that a brujería-inspired cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son.
Writer:  Mark Frost (screenplay), Nicholas Conde (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Next Best Thing | Movie Details for Director John Schlesinger | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 30%  The Next Best Thing  108 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [John Schlesinger]  [03 Mar 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, Metacritic 25/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Benjamin Bratt, Illeana Douglas, Madonna, Rupert Everett
Plot:  Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together.
Writer:  Tom Ropelewski
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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