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The Swimmer | Movie Details for Director Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Swimmer  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack]  [15 May 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule, Tony Bickley
Plot:  A man spends a summer day swimming as many pools as he can all over a quiet suburban town.
Writer:  Eleanor Perry (screenplay), John Cheever (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Jeremiah Johnson | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Jeremiah Johnson  108 min,  GP,  [Adventure, Drama, Western]  [Sydney Pollack]  [10 Sep 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Delle Bolton, Josh Albee, Robert Redford, Will Geer
Plot:  A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians, and proves to be a match for their warriors in one-on-one combat on the early frontier.
Writer:  Vardis Fisher (novel), Raymond W. Thorp (story "Crow Killer"), Robert Bunker (story "Crow Killer"), John Milius (screenplay), Edward Anhalt (screenplay)
Language:  English, Crow, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Tootsie | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Tootsie  116 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Sydney Pollack]  [17 Dec 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, Metacritic 87/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 24 wins & 30 nominations.
Actors:  Dabney Coleman, Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr
Plot:  Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.
Writer:  Larry Gelbart (screenplay), Murray Schisgal (screenplay), Don McGuire (story), Larry Gelbart (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  They Shoot Horses, Don't They?  129 min,  M/PG,  [Drama]  [Sydney Pollack]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 85%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 24 nominations.
Actors:  Gig Young, Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York
Plot:  The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon.
Writer:  Horace McCoy (novel), James Poe (screenplay), Robert E. Thompson (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Three Days of the Condor | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Three Days of the Condor  117 min,  R,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Sydney Pollack]  [14 Nov 1975]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Cliff Robertson, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow, Robert Redford
Plot:  A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Writer:  James Grady (novel), Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay), David Rayfiel (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Absence of Malice | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Absence of Malice  116 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Sydney Pollack]  [18 Dec 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, Metacritic 64/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Paul Newman, Sally Field
Plot:  When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of a union head, the man's life begins to unravel.
Writer:  Kurt Luedtke
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Slender Thread | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Slender Thread  98 min,  [Drama]  [Sydney Pollack]  [28 Mar 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Bancroft, Sidney Poitier, Steven Hill, Telly Savalas
Plot:  A college volunteer at the crisis phone gets a call from a suicide caller.
Writer:  Shana Alexander (article), Stirling Silliphant
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Scalphunters | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Scalphunters  102 min,  [Comedy, Western]  [Sydney Pollack]  [02 Apr 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Ossie Davis, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas
Plot:  Forced to trade his valuable furs for a well-educated escaped slave, a rugged trapper vows to recover the pelts from the Indians and later the renegades that killed them.
Writer:  William W. Norton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Firm | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Firm  154 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Thriller]  [Sydney Pollack]  [30 Jun 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 76%, Metacritic 58/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tom Cruise
Plot:  A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.
Writer:  John Grisham (novel), David Rabe (screenplay), Robert Towne (screenplay), David Rayfiel (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Way We Were | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Way We Were  118 min,  PG,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sydney Pollack]  [19 Oct 1973]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Barbra Streisand, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles, Robert Redford
Plot:  Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Writer:  Arthur Laurents
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
This Property Is Condemned | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  This Property Is Condemned  110 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sydney Pollack]  [07 Oct 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Bronson, Kate Reid, Natalie Wood, Robert Redford
Plot:  A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main ...
Writer:  Tennessee Williams (suggested by a one act play of), Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay), Fred Coe (screenplay), Edith Sommer (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Electric Horseman | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Electric Horseman  121 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Sydney Pollack]  [21 Dec 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 68%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Valerie Perrine, Willie Nelson
Plot:  A rodeo star past his prime steal his company's horse and rides off into the desert, with a feisty female reporter accompanying him.
Writer:  Robert Garland (screenplay), Paul Gaer (screen story), Robert Garland (screen story), Shelly Burton (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Out of Africa | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Out of Africa  161 min,  PG,  [Biography, Drama, Romance]  [Sydney Pollack]  [20 Dec 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 7 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 27 nominations.
Actors:  Klaus Maria Brandauer, Meryl Streep, Michael Kitchen, Robert Redford
Plot:  In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.
Writer:  Karen Blixen (based upon: "Out of Africa" and other writings), Judith Thurman (book), Errol Trzebinski (book), Kurt Luedtke (screenplay)
Language:  English, Swahili    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Sabrina | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Sabrina  127 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Sydney Pollack]  [15 Dec 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Greg Kinnear, Harrison Ford, Julia Ormond, Nancy Marchand
Plot:  An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Writer:  Samuel A. Taylor (play), Billy Wilder (earlier screenplay), Samuel A. Taylor (earlier screenplay), Ernest Lehman (earlier screenplay), Barbara Benedek (screenplay), David Rayfiel (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Castle Keep | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Castle Keep  105 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Drama]  [Sydney Pollack]  [20 Sep 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Patrick O'Neal, Peter Falk
Plot:  During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.
Writer:  William Eastlake (based on the novel by), Daniel Taradash (screenplay), David Rayfiel (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Havana | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 42%  Havana  144 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, War]  [Sydney Pollack]  [14 Dec 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Lena Olin, Robert Redford, Tomas Milian
Plot:  In 1950s Cuba, a professional gambler falls for a woman heavily involved in the revolution movement.
Writer:  Judith Rascoe (story), Judith Rascoe (screenplay), David Rayfiel (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Random Hearts | Movie Details for Director Sydney Pollack | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 34%  Random Hearts  133 min,  R,  [Drama, Mystery, Romance]  [Sydney Pollack]  [08 Oct 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 15%, Metacritic 38/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Bonnie Hunt, Charles S. Dutton, Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas
Plot:  A police sergeant and a congresswoman both lose their spouses in a plane crash, and they soon discover that their spouses were having an affair with each other.
Writer:  Warren Adler (novel), Darryl Ponicsan (adaptation), Kurt Luedtke (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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