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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three | Movie Details for Director Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Taking of Pelham One Two Three  104 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Joseph Sargent]  [14 Nov 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Hector Elizondo, Martin Balsam, Robert Shaw, Walter Matthau
Plot:  In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Writer:  John Godey (novel), Peter Stone (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Colossus: The Forbin Project | Movie Details for Director Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Colossus: The Forbin Project  100 min,  M,  [Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Joseph Sargent]  [10 Jul 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Eric Braeden, Gordon Pinsent, Susan Clark, William Schallert
Plot:  Thinking this will prevent war, the US government gives an impenetrable supercomputer total control over launching nuclear missiles. But what the computer does with the power is unimaginable to its creators.
Writer:  James Bridges (screenplay), D.F. Jones (novel)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Playing for Time | Movie Details for Director Daniel Mann, Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Playing for Time  150 min,  [Drama, Music]  [Daniel Mann, Joseph Sargent]  [30 Sep 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Christine Baranski, Jane Alexander, Maud Adams, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot:  Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.
Writer:  Arthur Miller, Fania Fénelon (autobiography: "The Musicians of Auschwitz")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
White Lightning | Movie Details for Director Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  White Lightning  101 min,  PG,  [Action, Drama, Crime]  [Joseph Sargent]  [22 Oct 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Actors:  Bo Hopkins, Burt Reynolds, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty
Plot:  An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.
Writer:  William W. Norton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man | Movie Details for Director Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Man  93 min,  G,  [Drama]  [Joseph Sargent]  [19 Jul 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burgess Meredith, James Earl Jones, Lew Ayres, Martin Balsam
Plot:  An African-American senator becomes the designated survivor of a tragic accident that kills the President of the United States. Now the first black President, he attempts to end the bigotry and divide standing in his way.
Writer:  Irving Wallace (novel), Rod Serling (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Buck and the Preacher | Movie Details for Director Sidney Poitier, Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Buck and the Preacher  102 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Western]  [Sidney Poitier, Joseph Sargent]  [17 Mar 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cameron Mitchell, Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier
Plot:  A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.
Writer:  Ernest Kinoy (screenplay), Ernest Kinoy (story), Drake Walker (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
MacArthur | Movie Details for Director Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  MacArthur  130 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Joseph Sargent]  [15 Jul 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Gregory Peck, Ivan Bonar, Nicolas Coster, Ward Costello
Plot:  Biopic of General Douglas MacArthur covering his war exploits during WW2 and the Korean War.
Writer:  Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Goldengirl | Movie Details for Director Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  Goldengirl  104 min,  PG,  [Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport]  [Joseph Sargent]  [15 Jun 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Curd Jürgens, James Coburn, Leslie Caron, Susan Anton
Plot:  A neo-Nazi doctor tries to make a superwoman of his daughter who has been specially fed, exercised, and conditioned since she was a child to run in the Olympics.
Writer:  John Kohn, Peter Lovesey (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nightmares | Movie Details for Director Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 37%  Nightmares  99 min,  R,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Joseph Sargent]  [09 Sep 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anthony James, Clare Torao, Cristina Raines, Joe Lambie
Plot:  Anthology of four horror tales with a supernatural twist based on urban legends.
Writer:  Christopher Crowe, Jeffrey Bloom
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jaws: The Revenge | Movie Details for Director Joseph Sargent | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 14%  Jaws: The Revenge  89 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Horror, Thriller]  [Joseph Sargent]  [17 Jul 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 2.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, Metacritic 15/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Karen Young, Lance Guest, Lorraine Gary, Mario Van Peebles
Plot:  Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.
Writer:  Peter Benchley (characters), Michael De Guzman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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