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Coal Miner's Daughter | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Coal Miner's Daughter  124 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, Music]  [Michael Apted]  [07 Mar 1980]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak, Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones
Plot:  Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, a legendary country singer that came from poverty to worldwide fame. She rose from humble beginnings in Kentucky to superstardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever.
Writer:  Thomas Rickman (screenplay), Loretta Lynn (autobiography), George Vecsey (autobiography)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
42 Up | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  42 Up  139 min,  [Documentary, Biography]  [Michael Apted]  [21 Jul 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 86/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Andrew Brackfield, Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield
Plot:  Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
21 Up | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  21 Up  100 min,  [Documentary, Biography]  [Michael Apted]  [09 May 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Andrew Brackfield, Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield
Plot:  Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a seven-year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the ...
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
7 Plus Seven | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  7 Plus Seven  52 min,  [Documentary, Biography]  [Michael Apted]  [15 Dec 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Andrew Brackfield, Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield
Plot:  Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born children after a seven-year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the ...
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Thunderheart | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Thunderheart  119 min,  R,  [Crime, Mystery, Thriller]  [Michael Apted]  [03 Apr 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Fred Ward, Graham Greene, Sam Shepard, Val Kilmer
Plot:  A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.
Writer:  John Fusco
Language:  English, Sioux    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gorillas in the Mist | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Gorillas in the Mist  129 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama]  [Michael Apted]  [07 Oct 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Bryan Brown, John Omirah Miluwi, Julie Harris, Sigourney Weaver
Plot:  The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Writer:  Harold T.P. Hayes (article), Dian Fossey (work), Anna Hamilton Phelan (story), Tab Murphy (story), Anna Hamilton Phelan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Triple Echo | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Triple Echo  90 min,  R,  [Drama, War]  [Michael Apted]  [01 Nov 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony May, Brian Deacon, Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed
Plot:  Deserting soldier dresses as a woman to escape detection; liking the female role he goes to a dance with another soldier and is exposed.
Writer:  Robin Chapman (screenplay), H.E. Bates (story "The Triple Echo")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gorky Park | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Gorky Park  128 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Michael Apted]  [16 Dec 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen, Lee Marvin, William Hurt
Plot:  A Moscow police officer investigates a triple homicide and stumbles upon a high-level political conspiracy in the local government.
Writer:  Martin Cruz Smith (novel), Dennis Potter (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang  85 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Michael Apted]  [03 Nov 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Abigail Cruttenden, Alison Steadman, John Albasiny, Maurice Dee
Plot:  The plot of one of the early Channel Four films is sweet and simple. Boy likes girl at school, but is too embarrassed to confront her. Alan relates everything to a running cricket ...
Writer:  Jack Rosenthal
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Agatha | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Agatha  105 min,  PG,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [Michael Apted]  [09 Feb 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Helen Morse, Timothy Dalton, Vanessa Redgrave
Plot:  A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ...
Writer:  Kathleen Tynan (screenplay), Arthur Hopcraft (screenplay), Kathleen Tynan (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Continental Divide | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Continental Divide  103 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Michael Apted]  [18 Sep 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 78%, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Garfield, Blair Brown, Carlin Glynn, John Belushi
Plot:  A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.
Writer:  Lawrence Kasdan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Stardust | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Stardust  111 min,  R,  [Drama, Music]  [Michael Apted]  [27 Oct 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Adam Faith, David Essex, Ines Des Longchamps, Larry Hagman
Plot:  The rise and fall of the rock singer Jim Maclaine, in the mid 60s, with his manager, Mike, and his group, "The Stray Cats."
Writer:  Ray Connolly
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Enigma | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Enigma  119 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [Michael Apted]  [07 Jun 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 64/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Dougray Scott, Jeremy Northam, Kate Winslet, Saffron Burrows
Plot:  A young genius frantically races against time to crack an enemy code and solve the mystery surrounding the woman he loves.
Writer:  Robert Harris (novel), Tom Stoppard (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands    More Info:  IMDB
Class Action | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  Class Action  110 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Michael Apted]  [15 Mar 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Colin Friels, Gene Hackman, Joanna Merlin, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Plot:  Jed Ward is an attorney who specializes in whistle blower, David vs. Goliath, type cases. He finds a client who is suing an auto company over a safety problem that has had a severe effect ...
Writer:  Carolyn Shelby, Christopher Ames, Samantha Shad
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Firstborn | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Firstborn  103 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Michael Apted]  [26 Oct 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Christopher Collet, Corey Haim, Peter Weller, Teri Garr
Plot:  A teen must protect his family, when his mother's sinister new boyfriend begins exerting his authority in their house.
Writer:  Ron Koslow
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nell | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Nell  112 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Michael Apted]  [23 Dec 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 53%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Richard Libertini
Plot:  In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.
Writer:  Mark Handley (play), William Nicholson (screenplay), Mark Handley (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Extreme Measures | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Extreme Measures  118 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Michael Apted]  [27 Sep 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 55%, External Reviews
Actors:  David Morse, Gene Hackman, Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker
Plot:  Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room ...
Writer:  Michael Palmer (book), Tony Gilroy (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The World Is Not Enough | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  The World Is Not Enough  128 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [Michael Apted]  [19 Nov 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 51%, Metacritic 57/100, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Denise Richards, Pierce Brosnan, Robert Carlyle, Sophie Marceau
Plot:  James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain.
Writer:  Neal Purvis (story), Robert Wade (story), Neal Purvis (screenplay), Robert Wade (screenplay), Bruce Feirstein (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian, Spanish    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader  113 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Michael Apted]  [10 Dec 2010]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Will Poulter
Plot:  Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.
Writer:  Christopher Markus (screenplay), Stephen McFeely (screenplay), Michael Petroni (screenplay), C.S. Lewis (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Critical Condition | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Critical Condition  100 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Michael Apted]  [16 Jan 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Maria Cardinale, Rachel Ticotin, Richard Pryor, RubĂ©n Blades
Plot:  Con man Kevin Lennihan framed in a jewel smuggling tries for an insanity plea and is sent to a hospital for review where he is confused for another doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits.
Writer:  Denis Hamill (story), John Hamill (story), Alan Swyer (story), Denis Hamill (screenplay), John Hamill (screenplay), David Isaacs, Ken Levine
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Chasing Mavericks | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Chasing Mavericks  116 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, Sport]  [Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson]  [26 Oct 2012]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 31%, Metacritic 45/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Abigail Spencer, Elisabeth Shue, Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston
Plot:  When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.
Writer:  Kario Salem (screenplay), Jim Meenaghan (story), Brandon Hooper (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Unlocked | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Unlocked  98 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Mystery]  [Michael Apted]  [05 May 2017]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Actors:  John Malkovich, Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Toni Collette
Plot:  A CIA interrogator is lured into a ruse that puts London at risk of a biological attack.
Writer:  Peter O'Brien (screenplay)
Language:  English, Dari, German    Country:  Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Enough | Movie Details for Director Michael Apted | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Enough  115 min,  PG-13,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Michael Apted]  [24 May 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 22%, Metacritic 25/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Billy Campbell, Jennifer Lopez, Juliette Lewis, Tessa Allen
Plot:  After running away fails, a terrified woman (Jennifer Lopez) empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband (Billy Campbell).
Writer:  Nicholas Kazan
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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