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Geoff Murphy

Born: June 13, 1946, New Zealand

?From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  Geoff Murphy (born 13 June 1946) is a successful New Zealand filmmaker best-known for his work during the renaissance of New Zealand cinema that began in the last half of the 1970s.He directed a string of big-budget Hollywood features during the 1990s, before returning to New Zealand as second unit director on all three movies of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He has also worked as a scriptwriter, assistant director, special effects man, schoolteacher and trumpet player.Description above from the Wikipedia article Geoff Murphy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Poster of xXx: State of the Union
43%

xXx: State of the Union (2005)

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Action |
Adventure |
Crime |
USA |
| 101 Min

Ice Cube stars as Darius Stone, a thrill-seeking troublemaker whose criminal record and extreme sports obsession make him the perfect candidate to be the newest XXX agent. He must save the U.S. government from a deadly conspiracy led by five-star general and Secretary of Defense George Deckert (played by Willem Dafoe).

43 2005 101
Poster of Race Against Time
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Race Against Time (2000)

Movie
USA |
| 86 Min

When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that the doctors want to claim his organs immediately, he goes on the run

52 2000 86
Poster of Dante's Peak
58%

Dante's Peak (1997)

Movie
Action |
Adventure |
Thriller |
USA |
| 108 Min

Volcanologist Harry Dalton comes to the sleepy town of Dantes Peak to investigate the recent rumblings of the dormant volcano the burg is named for. Before long, his worst fears are realized when a massive eruption hits, and immediately, Harry, the mayor and the townspeople find themselves fighting for their lives amid a catastrophic nightmare.

58 1997 108
Poster of Under Siege 2 - Dark Territory
54%

Under Siege 2 - Dark Territory (1995)

Movie
Action |
Thriller |
USA |
| 100 Min

A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.

54 1995 100
Poster of The Last Outlaw
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The Last Outlaw (1993)

Movie
| 93 Min

The story follows a band of former Confederate soldiers who were part of a cavalry unit. Their commander, Graff (Rourke) had once been a heroic and staunch supporter of the southern cause, but after losing his family he became cold hearted and ruthless. His second in command is Eustis (Mulroney), whom Graff has trained on the strategies of leadership and combat command.

64 1993 93
Poster of Freejack
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Freejack (1992)

Movie
Sci-Fi |
USA |
| 110 Min

Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.

53 1992 110
Poster of Young Guns II
64%

Young Guns II (1990)

Movie
Adventure |
Western |
| 132 Min

Only three of the original five \young guns\ -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his race to safety in Old Mexico while being trailed by a group of government agents led by Pat Garrett

64 1990 132
Poster of The Quiet Earth
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The Quiet Earth (1985)

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Drama |
Sci-Fi |
Thriller |
| 91 Min

After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.

69 1985 91



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