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James Coburn

Born: August 31, 1928, Laurel, Nebraska, USA
Died: November 18, 2002

?From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American film and television actor. Coburn appeared in nearly 70 films and made over 100 television appearances during his 45-year career, and played a wide range of roles and won an Academy Award for his supporting role as Glen Whitehouse in Affliction.Description above from the Wikipedia article James Coburn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Snow Dogs (2002)

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When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.

51 2002 99
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American Gun (2002)

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A brilliant story with an unexpected twist. A father uses the serial number on a hand gun in an attempt to track down his daughter's killer. The truth he uncovers is an unsettling reminder of the dangers of keeping handguns. Stars the legendary James Coburn and the incredibly gifted Virginia Madsen. Written and directed by Alan Jacobs.

64 2002 89
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Monsters, Inc. (2001)

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After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.

81 2001 92
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Affliction (1998)

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A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in his slowly disintegrating mentally.

70 1998 114
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The Second Civil War (1997)

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When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news program that makes hay by reporting on political scandals, quickly spins the racist act into an overnight media sensation, creating a divide in national opinion over the issue.

69 1997 97
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Skeletons (1997)

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A heart attack moves a Pulitzer winning journalist to leave NY for the peace of a small New England town, but he soon finds himself pulled into a case of a man accused of killing his gay lover with the blade of a shovel. Wanting to keep the case quiet, the town turns against the journalist and his family when he begins digging into its secrets, until finally the accused man is found hanging in his cell and the truth comes out about more than just the killing.

52 1997 87
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The Nutty Professor (1996)

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| 95 Min

Comic superstar Eddie Murphy returns in one of his most hilarious multi-role movies as Professor Sherman Klump, a hugely obese scientist who falls for the lovely Professor Carla Purty (Jada Pinkett Smith). Desperate for her affections, Klump invents a DNA-altering drug that temporarily transforms him into the slender, testosterone-overloaded jerk, Buddy Love. It’s not long before both egos begin to compete for dominance and Carla's attention in this comedy starring Dave Chapelle and Oscar nominee James Coburn. Murphy brilliantly plays the entire "big-boned" Klump clan thanks to Rick Baker's special effects makeup which earned an Oscar. Great fun with a positive message, this film is a must-see.

56 1996 95
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Eraser (1996)

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U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to terrorist groups. When Kruger discovers that there's a corrupt agent within the program, he must guard his own life while trying to protect Lee's.

61 1996 115
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The Cherokee Kid (1996)

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| 91 Min

Isaih Turner (Sinbad) didn't want to be a hero-all he wanted was revenge. Orphaned when both his parents were cruelly murdered by the wealthy and powerful Cyrus Bloomington (James Coburn), the young Isaiah grew up with one air in mind: to find the man who killed his folks and take hime down.

62 1996 91
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Maverick (1994)

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Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and recover a little loot for the reward. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous southern accent as the two both try and enter the game.

70 1994 127
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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993)

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| 107 Min

Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun's habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn't bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous local authority chief Mr. Crisp.

54 1993 107
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Hudson Hawk (1991)

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Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he refuses, they threaten to kill his friend Tommy.

57 1991 100
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Charade (1984)

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A talented, but doomed, gentleman tries to participate in a properly British game of charades.

80 1984 5
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Bruce Lee, the Legend (1984)

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The Official Golden Harvest tribute to the Master of the Martial Arts Film, Bruce Lee.

73 1984 88
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High Risk (1981)

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| 94 Min

Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American drug lord's compound.

57 1981 94
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Looker (1981)

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| 94 Min

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and starts investigating. What he uncovers are the mysterious - and perhaps murderous - activities of a high-tech computer company called Digital Matrix.

61 1981 94
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Loving Couples (1980)

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Two couples swap partners for a frisky holiday, but everyone ends up at the same hotel. Comedy.

52 1980 97
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The Muppet Movie (1979)

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Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.

77 1979 97
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Cross of Iron (1977)

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| 132 Min

A squad of German soldiers fighting on the Eastern Front during WWII led by a battle-hardened officer fight to survive Soviet attacks and dogmatic commanders in a chaotic and lethal environment in this sympathetic portrayal of another side of the war not commonly portrayed in Hollywood film.

75 1977 132
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Midway (1976)

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A sprawling war film, Midway stars nearly every actor who wasnt in A Bridge Too Far. Charlton Heston, Toshirô Mifune, Robert Mitchum and Henry Fonda are among the familiar faces depicting the American and Japanese forces in a naval battle that became the turning point of the Pacific war. Using some real wartime footage, Midway provides an exciting view of a gigantic battle.

68 1976 132
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The Last Hard Men (1976)

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In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century. He escapes with 6 others to exact vengeance on Sam Burgade the lawman who not only captured him but was also responsible for the death of Provo's wife, at least in Provo's mind. Part of his plan is to kidnap Burgade's daughter, which prompts him to strap on his guns and go after him on horseback. Can Burgade who has been retired for sometime still have what it takes to track Provo down?

62 1976 98
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Hard Times (1975)

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In the depression, Chaney, a strong silent streetfighter, joins with Speed, a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts. They go to New Orleans where Speed borrows money to set up fights for Chaney, but Speed gambles away any winnings.

74 1975 93
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Bite the Bullet (1975)

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At the beginning of the 20th century, a newspaper organizes an endurance horse race : 700 miles to run in a few days. 9 adventurers are competing, among them a woman, Miss Jones, a Mexican, an Englishman, a young cow-boy, an old one and two friends, Sam Clayton and Luke Matthews. All those individualists will learn to respect each other.

68 1975 132
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Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)

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| 106 Min

An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.

74 1973 106
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Duck, You Sucker (1971)

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| 157 Min

Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony \The Tiger\ Russo, Angela and her son depart for New York City to make a fresh start. Unfortunately, Tony has set his sights upon Angela -- and so has an undercover FBI agent looking to use her to bust Tony.

77 1971 157
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Waterhole #3 (1967)

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James Coburn is a con man and grifter who comes across a map that leads to a fortune in stolen US Army gold. Carroll O'Connor is the crooked sheriff who stays on Coburn's tail.

65 1967 95
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Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966)

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| 104 Min

A sophisticated con man mounts an intricate plan to rob an airport bank.

61 1966 104
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What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1966)

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A by-the-book Captain is ordered to capture a strategic village in Italy. The Italian soldiers are willing to surrender, if they can have a festival first. The lieutenant convinces the Captain this is the only way. Because of aerial reconnaissance, they must look like they are fighting. To sort this out an intelligence officer is sent in. Meanwhile the festival gets complicated with the Mayors daughter.

67 1966 116
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Major Dundee (1965)

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| 123 Min

During the last winter of the Civil War, cavalry officer Amos Dundee leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding U.S. bases in Texas.

68 1965 123
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The Americanization of Emily (1964)

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| 115 Min

During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were \oversexed, overpaid, and over here\. That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as smooth and risk-free as possible for himself. But things become complicated when he falls for an English woman, and his commanding officer's nervous breakdown leads to Charlie being sent on a senseless and dangerous mission.

74 1964 115
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The Great Escape (1963)

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The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security \escape-proof\ camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.

83 1963 172
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Hell Is for Heroes (1962)

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World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a rest area. While most of the men withdraw from their positions facing a German pillbox at the far side of a mine-field, half a dozen men are left to protect a wide front. By various ruses, they manage to convince the Germans that a large force is still holding the position. Then Reese leads two of the men in an unauthorized and unsuccessful attack on the pillbox, in which the other two are killed; and when the main platoon returns, he is threatened with court-martial. Rather that face the disgrace, and in an attempt to show he was right, he makes a one-man attack on the pillbox.

71 1962 90
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The Magnificent Seven (1960)

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| 128 Min

The Magnificent Seven is a western film from John Sturges and a remake of the Akira Kurosawas film The Seven Samurai from 1954.

78 1960 128
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Ride Lonesome (1959)

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A wanted murderer, Billy John, is captured by Ben Brigade, a bounty hunter, who intends to take him to Santa Cruz to be hanged. Brigade stops at a staging post, where he saves the manager's wife from an Indian attack, and enlists the help of two outlaws to continue his journey more safely.

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