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Superman | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Superman  143 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Richard Donner]  [15 Dec 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 86/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 18 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Marlon Brando, Ned Beatty
Plot:  An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Writer:  Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Mario Puzo (story), Mario Puzo (screenplay), David Newman (screenplay), Leslie Newman (screenplay), Robert Benton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK, Panama, Switzerland, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Superman II | Movie Details for Director Richard Lester, Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Superman II  127 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Richard Lester, Richard Donner]  [19 Jun 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty
Plot:  Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
Writer:  Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Mario Puzo (story by), Mario Puzo (screenplay by), David Newman (screenplay by), Leslie Newman (screenplay by)
Language:  English, French, Russian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Lethal Weapon 2 | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Lethal Weapon 2  114 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Richard Donner]  [07 Jul 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Joss Ackland, Mel Gibson
Plot:  Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.
Writer:  Jeffrey Boam (screenplay), Shane Black (story), Warren Murphy (story), Shane Black (characters)
Language:  English, Afrikaans    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lethal Weapon | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Lethal Weapon  110 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Richard Donner]  [06 Mar 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mel Gibson, Mitchell Ryan
Plot:  A veteran policeman, Murtaugh, is partnered with a younger, suicidal officer, Riggs. They both have one thing in common: hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
Writer:  Shane Black
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Inside Moves | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Inside Moves  113 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Richard Donner]  [20 Aug 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Amy Wright, David Morse, Diana Scarwid, John Savage
Plot:  After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Roary begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds ...
Writer:  Todd Walton (based on the novel by), Valerie Curtin (screenplay), Barry Levinson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Omen | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  The Omen  111 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Richard Donner]  [25 Jun 1976]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 62/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Billie Whitelaw, David Warner, Gregory Peck, Harvey Stephens, Lee Remick
Plot:  Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son?
Writer:  David Seltzer
Language:  English, Latin, Italian    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Goonies | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Goonies  114 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Comedy, Family]  [Richard Donner]  [07 Jun 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Corey Feldman, Jeff Cohen, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin
Plot:  In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.
Writer:  Steven Spielberg (story), Chris Columbus (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish, Cantonese, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Maverick | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Maverick  127 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Comedy]  [Richard Donner]  [20 May 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 66%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Graham Greene, James Garner, Jodie Foster, Mel Gibson
Plot:  Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
Writer:  Roy Huggins (television series Maverick), William Goldman
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ladyhawke | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Ladyhawke  121 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Comedy, Drama]  [Richard Donner]  [12 Apr 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Leo McKern, Matthew Broderick, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rutger Hauer
Plot:  Philipe Gastone, a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Navarre befriends him. Navarre has been hunted by the Bishop's men for ...
Writer:  Edward Khmara (screenplay), Michael Thomas (screenplay), Tom Mankiewicz (screenplay), Edward Khmara (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
16 Blocks | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  16 Blocks  102 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Richard Donner]  [03 Mar 2006]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Willis, David Morse, Jenna Stern, Yasiin Bey
Plot:  An aging alcoholic cop is assigned the task of escorting a witness from police custody to a courthouse 16 blocks away. There are, however, chaotic forces at work that prevent them from making it in one piece.
Writer:  Richard Wenk
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scrooged | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Scrooged  101 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Fantasy]  [Richard Donner]  [23 Nov 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 69%, Metacritic 38/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Murray, John Forsythe, John Glover, Karen Allen
Plot:  A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
Writer:  Mitch Glazer, Michael O'Donoghue, Charles Dickens (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Conspiracy Theory | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Conspiracy Theory  135 min,  R,  [Action, Mystery, Thriller]  [Richard Donner]  [08 Aug 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 53%, Metacritic 49/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Cylk Cozart, Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart
Plot:  A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Writer:  Brian Helgeland
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lethal Weapon 3 | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  Lethal Weapon 3  118 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Richard Donner]  [15 May 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, Metacritic 36/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Mel Gibson, Rene Russo
Plot:  Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue a former LAPD officer who uses his knowledge of police procedure and policies to steal and sell confiscated guns and ammunition to local street gangs.
Writer:  Jeffrey Boam (screenplay), Jeffrey Boam (screenplay by), Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay by), Jeffrey Boam (story by), Shane Black (characters)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Salt and Pepper | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Salt and Pepper  102 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Crime, Thriller]  [Richard Donner]  [03 Jul 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ilona Rodgers, Michael Bates, Peter Lawford, Sammy Davis Jr.
Plot:  After discovering the body of a murdered female agent in their trendy Soho, London nightclub, groovy owners Charles Salt and Christopher Pepper partake in a fumbling investigation and ...
Writer:  Michael Pertwee (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lethal Weapon 4 | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 51%  Lethal Weapon 4  127 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Richard Donner]  [10 Jul 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 52%, Metacritic 37/100, External Reviews
Awards:  4 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Mel Gibson, Rene Russo
Plot:  With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.
Writer:  Shane Black (characters), Jonathan Lemkin (story), Alfred Gough (story), Miles Millar (story), Channing Gibson (screenplay)
Language:  English, Cantonese, Mandarin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Radio Flyer | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner, David Mickey Evans | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Radio Flyer  114 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Richard Donner, David Mickey Evans]  [21 Feb 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Adam Baldwin, Elijah Wood, John Heard, Lorraine Bracco
Plot:  A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs.
Writer:  David Mickey Evans
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Assassins | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Assassins  132 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Richard Donner]  [06 Oct 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 15%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Anatoli Davydov, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore, Sylvester Stallone
Plot:  Professional hit-man Robert Rath wants to fulfill a few more contracts before retiring but unscrupulous ambitious newcomer hit-man Miguel Bain keeps killing Rath's targets.
Writer:  Lilly Wachowski (story), Lana Wachowski (story), Lilly Wachowski (screenplay), Lana Wachowski (screenplay), Brian Helgeland (screenplay)
Language:  English, Dutch, Spanish    Country:  France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Timeline | Movie Details for Director Richard Donner | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 31%  Timeline  116 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Richard Donner]  [26 Nov 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 11%, Metacritic 28/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Billy Connolly, Frances O'Connor, Gerard Butler, Paul Walker
Plot:  A group of archaeologists become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve a friend. The group must survive in 14th century France before they can escape back to the 21st Century.
Writer:  Michael Crichton (novel), Jeff Maguire (screenplay), George Nolfi (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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