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Frost/Nixon | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Frost/Nixon  122 min,  R,  [Biography, Drama, History]  [Ron Howard]  [23 Jan 2009]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 80/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 71 nominations.
Actors:  Frank Langella, Kevin Bacon, Michael Sheen, Sam Rockwell
Plot:  A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.
Writer:  Peter Morgan (screenplay), Peter Morgan (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK, France    More Info:  IMDB
Apollo 13 | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Apollo 13  140 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Drama, History]  [Ron Howard]  [30 Jun 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, Metacritic 77/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 24 wins & 49 nominations.
Actors:  Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Kevin Bacon, Tom Hanks
Plot:  NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Writer:  Jim Lovell (book), Jeffrey Kluger (book), William Broyles Jr. (screenplay), Al Reinert (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rush | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Rush  123 min,  R,  [Action, Biography, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [27 Sep 2013]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 75/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 63 nominations.
Actors:  Alexandra Maria Lara, Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde
Plot:  The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
Writer:  Peter Morgan
Language:  English, German, Italian, French, Spanish    Country:  UK, Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Parenthood | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  Parenthood  124 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [26 May 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Steve Martin
Plot:  The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.
Writer:  Lowell Ganz (story), Babaloo Mandel (story), Ron Howard (story), Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Night Shift | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Night Shift  106 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Ron Howard]  [30 Jul 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Gina Hecht, Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long
Plot:  A morgue attendant is talked into running a brothel at his workplace after a deceased pimp is sent there. However, the pimp's killers don't look too kindly on this new 'business', nor does the morgue's owner.
Writer:  Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Paper | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  The Paper  112 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [25 Mar 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Actors:  Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Michael Keaton, Robert Duvall
Plot:  New York City tabloid Editor Henry is faced with tough decisions while he faces several serious life challenges, and a tempting job offer.
Writer:  David Koepp, Stephen Koepp
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cinderella Man | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Cinderella Man  144 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama, Sport]  [Ron Howard]  [03 Jun 2005]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 69/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 41 nominations.
Actors:  Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti, Renée Zellweger, Russell Crowe
Plot:  The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.
Writer:  Cliff Hollingsworth (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Cliff Hollingsworth (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Beautiful Mind | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  A Beautiful Mind  135 min,  PG-13,  [Biography, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [04 Jan 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, Metacritic 72/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 4 Oscars. Another 33 wins & 67 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Plummer, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe
Plot:  After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
Writer:  Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Splash | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Splash  111 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Romance]  [Ron Howard]  [09 Mar 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy, Tom Hanks
Plot:  A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.
Writer:  Brian Grazer (story), Bruce Jay Friedman (screen story), Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay), Bruce Jay Friedman (screenplay)
Language:  English, Swedish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cocoon | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Cocoon  117 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Ron Howard]  [21 Jun 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Dennehy, Don Ameche, Hume Cronyn, Wilford Brimley
Plot:  When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Writer:  Tom Benedek (screenplay), David Saperstein (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ransom | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Ransom  121 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Ron Howard]  [08 Nov 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Brawley Nolte, Gary Sinise, Mel Gibson, Rene Russo
Plot:  When a multimillionaire man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then turns the tables on the kidnappers when he uses the ransom money as a reward for the capture of the kidnappers.
Writer:  Cyril Hume (story), Richard Maibaum (story), Richard Price (screenplay), Alexander Ignon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Missing | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Missing  137 min,  R,  [Adventure, Thriller, Western]  [Ron Howard]  [26 Nov 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, Metacritic 55/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Jenna Boyd, Tommy Lee Jones
Plot:  In 1885 New Mexico, a frontier medicine woman forms an uneasy alliance with her estranged father when her daughter is kidnapped by an Apache brujo.
Writer:  Thomas Eidson (novel), Ken Kaufman (screenplay)
Language:  English, Apache languages, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Backdraft | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Backdraft  137 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [24 May 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 74%, Metacritic 38/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Donald Sutherland, Kurt Russell, Robert De Niro, William Baldwin
Plot:  Two Chicago firefighter brothers, who don't get along, have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose.
Writer:  Gregory Widen
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Edtv | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Edtv  122 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [26 Mar 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gail Boggs, Geoffrey Blake, Jenna Byrne, Jenna Elfman, Matthew McConaughey, Merrin Dungey
Plot:  A video store clerk agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a television show.
Writer:  Émile Gaudreault (screenplay "Louis 19, le roi des ondes"), Sylvie Bouchard (screenplay "Louis 19, le roi des ondes"), Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Willow | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Willow  126 min,  PG,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [20 May 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 52%, Metacritic 47/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Jean Marsh, Joanne Whalley, Val Kilmer, Warwick Davis
Plot:  A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen.
Writer:  George Lucas (story by), Bob Dolman (screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Far and Away | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Far and Away  140 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Ron Howard]  [22 May 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 48%, Metacritic 49/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Nicole Kidman, Robert Prosky, Thomas Gibson, Tom Cruise
Plot:  A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.
Writer:  Bob Dolman (story), Ron Howard (story), Bob Dolman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
How the Grinch Stole Christmas | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 53%  How the Grinch Stole Christmas  104 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Family, Fantasy]  [Ron Howard]  [17 Nov 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 53%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 37 nominations.
Actors:  Jeffrey Tambor, Jim Carrey, Kelley, Taylor Momsen
Plot:  On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town.
Writer:  Dr. Seuss (book), Jeffrey Price (screenplay), Peter S. Seaman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In the Heart of the Sea | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  In the Heart of the Sea  122 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Biography]  [Ron Howard]  [11 Dec 2015]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 42%, Metacritic 47/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Benjamin Walker, Brendan Gleeson, Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy
Plot:  A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.
Writer:  Charles Leavitt (screenplay), Charles Leavitt (story), Rick Jaffa (story), Amanda Silver (story), Nathaniel Philbrick (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Australia, Spain    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Angels & Demons | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Angels & Demons  138 min,  PG-13,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Ron Howard]  [15 May 2009]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 37%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Ayelet Zurer, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, Tom Hanks
Plot:  Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church.
Writer:  David Koepp (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Dan Brown (novel)
Language:  English, Italian, Latin, French, Swiss German, German, Chinese, Spanish, Polish    Country:  USA, Italy    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Gung Ho | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Gung Ho  111 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [14 Mar 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, Metacritic 48/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt, Michael Keaton, Mimi Rogers
Plot:  When a Japanese car company buys an American plant, the American liaison must mediate the clash of work attitudes between the foreign management and native labor.
Writer:  Edwin Blum (story), Lowell Ganz (story), Babaloo Mandel (story), Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Da Vinci Code | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 45%  The Da Vinci Code  149 min,  PG-13,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Ron Howard]  [19 May 2006]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 20 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Tom Hanks
Plot:  A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
Writer:  Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Dan Brown (novel)
Language:  English, French, Latin, Spanish    Country:  USA, Malta, France, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Inferno | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Inferno  121 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Crime]  [Ron Howard]  [28 Oct 2016]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 22%, Metacritic 42/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, Tom Hanks
Plot:  When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot.
Writer:  Dan Brown (based in part on the novel by), David Koepp (screenplay by)
Language:  English, French, Italian, Turkish    Country:  USA, Hungary    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dilemma | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  The Dilemma  111 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ron Howard]  [14 Jan 2011]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Jennifer Connelly, Kevin James, Vince Vaughn, Winona Ryder
Plot:  A man discovers that his best friend's wife is having an affair.
Writer:  Allan Loeb
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grand Theft Auto | Movie Details for Director Ron Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 39%  Grand Theft Auto  84 min,  PG,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [Ron Howard]  [16 Jun 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 25%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barry Cahill, Elizabeth Rogers, Nancy Morgan, Ron Howard
Plot:  A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
Writer:  Rance Howard, Ron Howard
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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