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Stop Making Sense | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 90%  Stop Making Sense  88 min,  [Documentary, Music]  [Jonathan Demme]  [16 Nov 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 89/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Alex Weir, Bernie Worrell, David Byrne, Lynn Mabry, Steven Scales
Plot:  An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads.
Writer:  Jonathan Demme, Talking Heads
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Silence of the Lambs | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Silence of the Lambs  118 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Jonathan Demme]  [14 Feb 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 85/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 54 wins & 44 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, Kasi Lemmons, Lawrence A. Bonney, Lawrence T. Wrentz
Plot:  A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
Writer:  Thomas Harris (novel), Ted Tally (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Neil Young: Heart of Gold | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Neil Young: Heart of Gold  103 min,  PG,  [Documentary, Music]  [Jonathan Demme]  [11 May 2006]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 85/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Keith, Emmylou Harris, Neil Young, Pegi Young, Spooner Oldham
Plot:  A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Swimming to Cambodia | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Swimming to Cambodia  85 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Jonathan Demme]  [01 Apr 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 nominations.
Actors:  Ira Wheeler, Sam Waterston, Spalding Gray
Plot:  Spalding Gray discusses his participation in the film The Killing Fields (1984) and the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.
Writer:  Spalding Gray
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Melvin and Howard | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Melvin and Howard  95 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Jonathan Demme]  [19 Sep 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Elizabeth Cheshire, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Paul Le Mat
Plot:  The story of hard-luck Melvin E. Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Writer:  Bo Goldman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Neil Young Journeys | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Neil Young Journeys  87 min,  PG,  [Documentary, Music]  [Jonathan Demme]  [29 Jun 2012]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 74/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Neil Young
Plot:  Neil Young returns to his birth Canadian province of Ontario to revisit his old haunts and to perform in Toronto's vintage Massey Hall.
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Something Wild | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Something Wild  114 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [Jonathan Demme]  [07 Nov 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 73/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  George 'Red' Schwartz, Jeff Daniels, Leib Lensky, Melanie Griffith
Plot:  A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-convict husband shows up.
Writer:  E. Max Frye
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Swing Shift | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Swing Shift  100 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Jonathan Demme]  [13 Apr 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Christine Lahti, Fred Ward, Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell
Plot:  A woman finds romance when she takes a job at an aircraft plant to help make ends meet after her husband goes off to war.
Writer:  Nancy Dowd
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Manchurian Candidate | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Manchurian Candidate  129 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [Jonathan Demme]  [30 Jul 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 76/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Mackie, Denzel Washington, Dorian Missick, Jeffrey Wright, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Pablo Schreiber
Plot:  In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.
Writer:  Richard Condon (novel), George Axelrod, Daniel Pyne (screenplay), Dean Georgaris (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Philadelphia | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Philadelphia  125 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Jonathan Demme]  [14 Jan 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 22 nominations.
Actors:  Buzz Kilman, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Tom Hanks
Plot:  When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.
Writer:  Ron Nyswaner
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Married to the Mob | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Married to the Mob  104 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [Jonathan Demme]  [19 Aug 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Alec Baldwin, Captain Haggerty, Marlene Willoughby, Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Lazar
Plot:  An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife, who is trying to restart her life following her husband's murder while being pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself.
Writer:  Barry Strugatz, Mark R. Burns
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Crazy Mama | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Crazy Mama  83 min,  PG,  [Action, Comedy, Drama]  [Jonathan Demme]  [01 Jun 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann Sothern, Cloris Leachman, Jim Backus, Stuart Whitman
Plot:  Jonathan Demme directs this joyous relentlessly kitschy celebration of 50's America: opportunity, rock'n'roll, and the road. He follows three generations of women and the men they pick up, ...
Writer:  Robert Thom (screenplay), Frances Doel (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Caged Heat | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Caged Heat  83 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Drama]  [Jonathan Demme]  [14 Jun 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Ella Reid, Erica Gavin, Juanita Brown, Roberta Collins
Plot:  In a women's prison, a group of inmates band together to combat the repressive and abusive policies of the warden.
Writer:  Jonathan Demme
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Beloved | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Beloved  172 min,  R,  [Drama, History, Horror]  [Jonathan Demme]  [16 Oct 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, Metacritic 57/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 23 nominations.
Actors:  Calen Johnson, Danny Glover, Emil Pinnock, Oprah Winfrey, Yada Beener
Plot:  Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter.
Writer:  Toni Morrison (novel), Akosua Busia (screenplay), Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Adam Brooks (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ricki and the Flash | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Ricki and the Flash  101 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Music]  [Jonathan Demme]  [07 Aug 2015]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Joe Vitale, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Meryl Streep, Rick Rosas, Rick Springfield
Plot:  A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.
Writer:  Diablo Cody
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Last Embrace | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Last Embrace  102 min,  R,  [Mystery, Romance, Thriller]  [Jonathan Demme]  [04 May 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Janet Margolin, John Glover, Roy Scheider, Sam Levene
Plot:  Harry breaks down and loses his job after his wife is assassinated - could it be his turn next ?
Writer:  Murray Teigh Bloom (novel), David Shaber (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Truth About Charlie | Movie Details for Director Jonathan Demme | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  The Truth About Charlie  104 min,  PG-13,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Jonathan Demme]  [25 Oct 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Françoise Bertin, Mark Wahlberg, Olga Sékulic, Stephen Dillane, Thandie Newton, Tim Robbins
Plot:  A woman returns from holiday to find her husband has been murdered, and several groups of people are pressuring her to unravel the mystery of his true identity and activities during his final days.
Writer:  Peter Stone (based on the motion picture "Charade" screenplay by), Jonathan Demme (screenplay), Steve Schmidt (screenplay), Peter Stone (screenplay), Jessica Bendinger (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Arabic    Country:  Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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