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Wake in Fright | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Wake in Fright  109 min,  R,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [09 Oct 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 88/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Chips Rafferty, Donald Pleasence, Gary Bond, Sylvia Kay
Plot:  After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.
Writer:  Evan Jones (screenplay), Kenneth Cook (based on the novel "Wake in Fright" by)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia, USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz  120 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [11 Apr 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Jack Warden, Micheline Lanctôt, Randy Quaid, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well ...
Writer:  Mordecai Richler (screenplay), Mordecai Richler (novel), Lionel Chetwynd (adaptation)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
North Dallas Forty | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  North Dallas Forty  119 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Sport]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [03 Aug 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 87%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Dayle Haddon, Mac Davis, Nick Nolte
Plot:  A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s.
Writer:  Peter Gent (novel), Frank Yablans (screenplay), Ted Kotcheff (screenplay), Peter Gent (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
First Blood | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  First Blood  93 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [22 Oct 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 62/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Bill McKinney, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Sylvester Stallone
Plot:  Former Green Beret John Rambo is pursued into the mountains surrounding a small town by a tyrannical sheriff and his deputies, forcing him to survive using his combat skills.
Writer:  David Morrell (based on the novel by), Michael Kozoll (screenplay by), William Sackheim (screenplay by), Sylvester Stallone (screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Split Image | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Split Image  110 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [03 Oct 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  James Woods, Karen Allen, Michael O'Keefe, Peter Fonda
Plot:  Young man is sucked into an unnamed religious cult by beautiful girl and gets increasingly under the mind control of the cult leader. After his parents fail in their efforts to talk him out...
Writer:  Robert Mark Kamen (screenplay), Robert Kaufman (screenplay), Scott Spencer (story), Scott Spencer (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Joshua Then and Now | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Joshua Then and Now  119 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [20 Sep 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Arkin, Gabrielle Lazure, James Woods, Michael Sarrazin
Plot:  The story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life.
Writer:  Mordecai Richler (novel), Mordecai Richler (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Life at the Top | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Life at the Top  117 min,  [Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [28 Jun 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Honor Blackman, Jean Simmons, Laurence Harvey, Michael Craig
Plot:  Joe Lampton thought he had really made it by marrying the boss's daughter in his northern mill town. But he finds he is being sidelined at work and his private life manipulated by his ...
Writer:  John Braine (novel), Mordecai Richler
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Billy Two Hats | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Billy Two Hats  99 min,  PG,  [Romance, Western]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [07 Mar 1974]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Huddleston, Desi Arnaz Jr., Gregory Peck, Jack Warden
Plot:  After a bank robbery, runaway Scottish outlaw Arch Deans and his young half breed Kiowa partner Billy Two Hats develop a father-son relationship but Sheriff Henry Gifford is determined to capture or kill them.
Writer:  Alan Sharp
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK, Israel    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fun with Dick and Jane | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Fun with Dick and Jane  95 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dick Gautier, Ed McMahon, George Segal, Jane Fonda
Plot:  When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Writer:  David Giler (screenplay), Jerry Belson (screenplay), Mordecai Richler (screenplay), Gerald Gaiser (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Switching Channels | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Switching Channels  105 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [04 Mar 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Kathleen Turner, Ned Beatty
Plot:  A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (play), Charles MacArthur (play), Jonathan Reynolds (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Uncommon Valor | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Uncommon Valor  105 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, Thriller]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [16 Dec 1983]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 56%, Metacritic 38/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Fred Ward, Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Reb Brown, Robert Stack
Plot:  Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S.Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos.
Writer:  Joe Gayton
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Weekend at Bernie's | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Weekend at Bernie's  97 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Comedy, Crime]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [05 Jul 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 54%, Metacritic 32/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Andrew McCarthy, Catherine Mary Stewart, Jonathan Silverman, Terry Kiser
Plot:  Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off.
Writer:  Robert Klane
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Winter People | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 37%  Winter People  110 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [14 Apr 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 13%, External Reviews
Actors:  Kelly McGillis, Kurt Russell, Lloyd Bridges, Mitchell Ryan
Plot:  A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby. First he must prove himself to her ...
Writer:  John Ehle (book), Carol Sobieski (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Folks! | Movie Details for Director Ted Kotcheff | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  Folks!  107 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ted Kotcheff]  [01 May 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Anne Jackson, Christine Ebersole, Don Ameche, Tom Selleck
Plot:  A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.
Writer:  Robert Klane
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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