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The Late Show | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Late Show  93 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Mystery, Thriller]  [Robert Benton]  [04 Jul 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Art Carney, Bill Macy, Eugene Roche, Lily Tomlin
Plot:  A grumpy semi-retired private investigator partners with a quirky female client to catch the people who murdered his partner.
Writer:  Robert Benton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Places in the Heart | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Places in the Heart  111 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Robert Benton]  [05 Oct 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Amy Madigan, Ed Harris, Lindsay Crouse, Sally Field
Plot:  In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small 40-acre farm with the help of two disparate people.
Writer:  Robert Benton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nobody's Fool | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Nobody's Fool  110 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Robert Benton]  [13 Jan 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, Metacritic 86/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy, Melanie Griffith, Paul Newman
Plot:  A stubborn man past his prime reflects on his life of strict independence and seeks more out of himself.
Writer:  Richard Russo (novel), Robert Benton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Kramer vs. Kramer | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Kramer vs. Kramer  105 min,  PG,  [Drama]  [Robert Benton]  [19 Dec 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 77/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 5 Oscars. Another 33 wins & 23 nominations.
Actors:  Dustin Hoffman, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry, Meryl Streep
Plot:  Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Writer:  Avery Corman (from the novel by), Robert Benton (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bad Company | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Bad Company  93 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, Western]  [Robert Benton]  [08 Oct 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 91%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barry Brown, David Huddleston, Jeff Bridges, Jim Davis
Plot:  A god-fearing Ohio boy dodging the Civil War draft arrives in Jefferson City where he joins up with a hardscrabble group of like runaways heading west.
Writer:  David Newman, Robert Benton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Twilight | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Twilight  94 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Robert Benton]  [06 Mar 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gene Hackman, Paul Newman, Reese Witherspoon, Susan Sarandon
Plot:  A retired detective accepts a simple task, unaware that it will tear open old, forgotten, but deadly wounds.
Writer:  Robert Benton, Richard Russo
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Human Stain | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  The Human Stain  106 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Robert Benton]  [31 Oct 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 42%, Metacritic 57/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Nicole Kidman
Plot:  When a disgraced former college dean has a romance with a mysterious younger woman haunted by her dark, twisted past, he is forced to confront a shocking fact about his own life that he has kept secret for fifty years.
Writer:  Philip Roth (novel), Nicholas Meyer (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, France, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Feast of Love | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Feast of Love  97 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Robert Benton]  [28 Sep 2007]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexa Davalos, Billy Burke, Greg Kinnear, Morgan Freeman, Radha Mitchell
Plot:  A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. and is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Writer:  Allison Burnett (screenplay), Charles Baxter (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Billy Bathgate | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Billy Bathgate  106 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Robert Benton]  [01 Nov 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 45%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Willis, Dustin Hoffman, Loren Dean, Nicole Kidman
Plot:  In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
Writer:  E.L. Doctorow (book), Tom Stoppard (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Nadine | Movie Details for Director Robert Benton | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Nadine  83 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Mystery, Romance]  [Robert Benton]  [07 Aug 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 45%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gwen Verdon, Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Rip Torn
Plot:  In 1950s Texas, a woman trying to recover sexy photos of herself and divorce her husband witnesses a murder and uncovers corrupt land dealings.
Writer:  Robert Benton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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