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The Dresser | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Dresser  118 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Peter Yates]  [06 Dec 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Albert Finney, Edward Fox, Tom Courtenay, Zena Walker
Plot:  An effeminate personal assistant of a deteriorating veteran actor struggles to get him through a difficult performance of King Lear.
Writer:  Ronald Harwood (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Friends of Eddie Coyle | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Friends of Eddie Coyle  102 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama]  [Peter Yates]  [27 Jun 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Robert Mitchum, Steven Keats
Plot:  After his last crime has him looking at a long prison sentence for repeat offenses, a low level Boston gangster decides to snitch on his friends to avoid jail time.
Writer:  George V. Higgins (based on the novel by), Paul Monash (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Breaking Away | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Breaking Away  101 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Peter Yates]  [20 Jul 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 91/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Daniel Stern, Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Jackie Earle Haley
Plot:  A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.
Writer:  Steve Tesich
Language:  English, Italian, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bullitt | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Bullitt  114 min,  M/PG,  [Action, Crime, Mystery]  [Peter Yates]  [17 Oct 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 97%, Metacritic 83/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Don Gordon, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Steve McQueen
Plot:  An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection.
Writer:  Alan Trustman (screenplay), Harry Kleiner (screenplay), Robert L. Fish (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Eleni | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Eleni  114 min,  PG,  [Drama, War]  [Peter Yates]  [21 Dec 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  John Malkovich, Kate Nelligan, Linda Hunt, Oliver Cotton
Plot:  Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a ...
Writer:  Nicholas Gage (book), Steve Tesich (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Eyewitness | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Eyewitness  103 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Peter Yates]  [13 Feb 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Actors:  Christopher Plummer, James Woods, Sigourney Weaver, William Hurt
Plot:  Eccentric Vietnam War vet turned janitor claims to have witnessed a murder of a man tied to international political underground in order to get the attention of a TV reporter he has a huge crush on. The cops suspect his loser best friend.
Writer:  Steve Tesich
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Murphy's War | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Murphy's War  107 min,  PG-13,  [Drama, War]  [Peter Yates]  [22 Jan 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Horst Janson, Peter O'Toole, Philippe Noiret, Si├ón Phillips
Plot:  A lone survivor from a British naval ship is obsessed with getting revenge on a German U-boat crew that massacred his shipmates in the water.
Writer:  Max Catto (novel), Stirling Silliphant (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Robbery | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Robbery  110 min,  [Crime, Mystery, Drama]  [Peter Yates]  [02 Feb 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Frank Finlay, James Booth, Joanna Pettet, Stanley Baker
Plot:  A group of British criminals plans the robbery of the Royal Mail train on the Glasgow-London route.
Writer:  Edward Boyd, George Markstein, Gerald Wilson (story), Peter Yates
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Suspect | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Suspect  121 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Peter Yates]  [23 Oct 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, External Reviews
Actors:  Cher, Dennis Quaid, John Mahoney, Liam Neeson
Plot:  A legal team defending a homeless, mute man of murder, find a web of corruption that may have dangerous implications.
Writer:  Eric Roth
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hot Rock | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Hot Rock  101 min,  GP,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Peter Yates]  [26 Jan 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  George Segal, Paul Sand, Robert Redford, Ron Leibman
Plot:  Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Writer:  Donald E. Westlake (novel), William Goldman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The House on Carroll Street | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The House on Carroll Street  101 min,  PG,  [Thriller]  [Peter Yates]  [04 Mar 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Jeff Daniels, Jessica Tandy, Kelly McGillis, Mandy Patinkin
Plot:  In 1950s America, an FBI agent and a blacklist victim uncover a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the country.
Writer:  Walter Bernstein
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
One Way Pendulum | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  One Way Pendulum  90 min,  [Comedy]  [Peter Yates]  [02 Mar 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eric Sykes, George Cole, Jonathan Miller, Julia Foster
Plot:  The very eccentric Groomkirby family, in between inventing odd devices, decide to reenact a murder and trial in their living room.
Writer:  N.F. Simpson (play), N.F. Simpson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
For Pete's Sake | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  For Pete's Sake  90 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Peter Yates]  [13 Sep 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbra Streisand, Estelle Parsons, Michael Sarrazin, Molly Picon
Plot:  A housewife tries to finance her cab-driving husband's education.
Writer:  Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Summer Holiday | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Summer Holiday  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical]  [Peter Yates]  [18 Feb 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cliff Richard, Lauri Peters, Melvyn Hayes, Una Stubbs
Plot:  A fabulous 60s Musical - 4 London Bus mechanics strike up a deal with London Transport. They do up a double decker London Bus, drive it around Europe as a hotel and if they make it they ...
Writer:  Peter Myers (original story and screenplay), Ronald Cass (original story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mother, Jugs & Speed | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Mother, Jugs & Speed  98 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Peter Yates]  [26 May 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Garfield, Bill Cosby, Harvey Keitel, Raquel Welch
Plot:  Competition between privately owned Los Angeles ambulance companies is played for humor.
Writer:  Stephen Manes (story), Tom Mankiewicz (screenplay), Tom Mankiewicz (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Krull | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Krull  121 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Peter Yates]  [29 Jul 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Metacritic 45/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Francesca Annis, Freddie Jones, Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony
Plot:  A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
Writer:  Stanford Sherman
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
John and Mary | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  John and Mary  92 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Peter Yates]  [14 Dec 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Mia Farrow, Michael Tolan, Sunny Griffin
Plot:  John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Writer:  John Mortimer (screenplay), Mervyn Jones (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
An Innocent Man | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  An Innocent Man  113 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Peter Yates]  [06 Oct 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, Metacritic 39/100, External Reviews
Actors:  David Rasche, F. Murray Abraham, Laila Robins, Tom Selleck
Plot:  Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and ...
Writer:  Larry Brothers
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Deep | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  The Deep  123 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Mystery, Thriller]  [Peter Yates]  [17 Jun 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dick Anthony Williams, Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Robert Shaw
Plot:  In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunting divers have a run-in with local criminals when they inadvertently discover the secret cargo of a WW2 ship wreck.
Writer:  Peter Benchley (novel), Peter Benchley (screenplay), Tracy Keenan Wynn (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Roommates | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  Roommates  108 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Peter Yates]  [03 Mar 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  D.B. Sweeney, Ellen Burstyn, Julianne Moore, Peter Falk
Plot:  An elderly yet young-at-heart man moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Writer:  Max Apple (short story), Max Apple (story), Max Apple (screenplay), Stephen Metcalfe (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Year of the Comet | Movie Details for Director Peter Yates | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 29%  Year of the Comet  91 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Romance]  [Peter Yates]  [24 Apr 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Actors:  Art Malik, Louis Jourdan, Penelope Ann Miller, Tim Daly
Plot:  An extremely rare bottle of wine (bottled during the appearance of the Great Comet of 1811) is discovered. Margaret Harwood is sent to retrieve it so it can be sold at auction. Oliver ...
Writer:  William Goldman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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