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Robert Redford

Born: August 18, 1936, Santa Monica, California - USA

Charles Robert Redford Jr. is an American actor, director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, and philanthropist. He is the founder of the Sundance Film Festival.

Redford began acting on television in the early 1960s. He earned an Emmy nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in “The Voice of Charlie Pont” (1962).

His greatest Broadway success was as the stuffy newlywed husband of Elizabeth Ashley in Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park (1963).

Redford made his film debut in “War Hunt” (1962). His role in “Inside Daisy Clover” (1965) won him a Golden Globe for Best New Star.

He starred in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” (1969), which was a huge success and made him a major star.

In 1972, he had a critical and box office hit with “Jeremiah Johnson” (1972), and in 1973 had the greatest hit of his career, the blockbuster crime caper “The Sting”, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

The popular and acclaimed “All the President's Men” (1976) was a landmark film for Redford.

The first film that Redford directed, “Ordinary People” (1980), was one of the most critically and publicly acclaimed films of the decade, winning four Oscars including Best Picture and the Academy Award for Best Director for Redford. In 1980, he starred in Brubaker (1980).

He starred in “Out of Africa” (1985), which was an enormous critical and box office success, and won seven Oscars including Best Picture. He released his third film as a director, “A River Runs Through It”, in 1992.

He went on to receive Best Director and Best Picture nominations in 1995 for “Quiz Show”. He won a second Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2002.

In 2010, he was made a chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur. He has won BAFTA, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild awards.

In April 2014, Time magazine included Redford in their annual Time 100 as one of the “Most Influential People in the World”, declaring him the “Godfather of Indie Film”.

In 2016, President Barack Obama honored Redford with a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Jane Fonda in Five Acts (2018)

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Girl next door, activist, so-called traitor, fitness tycoon, Oscar winner: Jane Fonda has lived a life of controversy, tragedy and transformation – and she’s done it all in the public eye. An intimate look at one woman’s singular journey.

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The Old Man & the Gun (2018)

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The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman, who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

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The Discovery (2017)

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A story of a man whose father scientifically discovers and confirms the existence of the afterlife

63 2017 102
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Our Souls at Night (2017)

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Fonda and Redford will star as Addie Moore and Louis Waters, a widow and widower who've lived next to each other for years. The pair have almost no relationship, but that all changes when Addie tries to make a connection with her neighbor.

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Earth: One Amazing Day (2017)

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This awe-inspiring documentary invites viewers to experience the beauty and wonder of life on earth over the course of one extraordinary day. With breathtaking visuals, the film follows the sun as it reaches across the globe and shines a light on the diverse creatures who call our planet home. Witness the excitement, splendor and power of the natural world like never before.

74 2017 95
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Pete's Dragon (2016)

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A young orphan seeks refuge from his abusive adoptive parents with the help of a pet dragon and a couple who live in a lighthouse.

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A Walk in the Woods (2015)

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After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends.

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Truth (2015)

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A behind-the-scenes look at news anchor Dan Rather during his final days at C.B.S. News when he broadcast a damaging report about how President Bush relied on privilege and family connections to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War.

67 2015 121
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

78 2014 136
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All Is Lost (2013)

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Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, an unnamed man (Redford) wakes to find his 39-foot yacht taking on water after a collision with a shipping container left floating on the high seas. With his navigation equipment and radio disabled, the man sails unknowingly into the path of a violent storm. Despite his success in patching the breached hull, his mariners intuition and a strength that belies his age, the man barely survives the tempest. Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.

69 2013 106
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A Fierce Green Fire (2013)

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It is the largest movement the world has ever seen, it may also be the most important - in terms of what's at stake. Yet it's not east being green. Environmentalists have been reviled as much as revered, for being killjoys and Cassandras. Every battle begins as a lost cause and even the victories have to be fought for again and again. Still, environmentalism is one of the great social innovations of the twentieth century, and one of the keys to the twenty-first. It has arisen at a key juncture in history, when humans have come to rival nature as a power determining the fate of the earth.

68 2013 101
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The Company You Keep (2012)

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A thriller centered on a former Weather Underground activist who goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.

64 2012 121
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Casting By (2012)

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This essential new documentary pays tribute to the legacy of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty and shines a light on one of the most overlooked and least understood crafts in filmmaking.

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Buck (2011)

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An examination of the life of acclaimed 'horse whisperer' Buck Brannaman, who recovered from years of child abuse to become a well-known expert in the interactions between horses and people.

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The Conspirator (2010)

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Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

70 2010 122
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Lions for Lambs (2007)

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Three stories told simultaneous in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special forces ambushed on an Afghani ridge await rescue as Taliban forces close in; a poli-sci professor at a California college invites a student to re-engage.

62 2007 92
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Charlotte's Web (2006)

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Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

64 2006 97
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An Unfinished Life (2005)

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From the acclaimed director of CASANOVA, CHOCOLAT, and THE CIDER HOUSE RULES ... Academy Award(R) winners Robert Redford and Morgan Freeman star in this powerful story of risk and redemption. Stoic and heartbroken, Einar Gilkyson (Redford) quietly lives in the rugged Wyoming ranchlands alongside his only trusted friend, Mitch Bradley (Freeman). Then, suddenly, the woman he blames for the death of his only son arrives at his door broke, desperate, and with a granddaughter he's never known. But even as buried anger and accusations resurface, the way is opened for unexpected connection, adventure, and forgiveness. Also starring Jennifer Lopez and Josh Lucas

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How to Kill Your Neighbors Dog (2002)

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The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new neighbors lonely young daughter who has mild cerebral palsy; and during one of his middle-of-the-night strolls, he encounters his oddball doppelgänger.

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Spy Game (2001)

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Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and resentment, Muir agrees to take on the most dangerous mission of his career and rescue Bishop.

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The Last Castle (2001)

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A Court Martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the system that put him away.

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The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

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World War I has left golfer Rannulph Junuh a poker-playing alcoholic, his perfect swing gone. Now, however, he needs to get it back to play in a tournament to save the financially ravaged golf course of a long-ago sweetheart. Help arrives in the form of mysterious caddy Bagger Vance.

67 2000 126
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)

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Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.

65 1998 170
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Up Close & Personal (1996)

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Tally Atwater (Michelle Pfeiffer) has a dream: to be a prime-time network newscaster. She pursues this dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Warren Justice (Robert Redford) is a brilliant, hard edged, veteran newsman. He sees Tally has talent and becomes her mentor. Tally’s career takes a meteoric rise and she and Warren fall in love. The romance that results is as intense and revealing as television news itself. Yet, each breaking story, every videotaped crisis that brings them together, also threatens to drive them apart...

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Quiz Show (1994)

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Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.

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Indecent Proposal (1993)

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Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man s wife (Demi Moore).

58 1993 117
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A River Runs Through It (1992)

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A River Runs Through is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing up, and how their love of fly fishing keeps them together despite varying life circumstances in the untamed west of Montana in the 1920 s.

73 1992 123
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Sneakers (1992)

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When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking black box from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his sneakers must save themselves and the world economy by retrieving the box from their blackmailers.

71 1992 126
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Havana (1990)

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An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo (Julia). Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away by the secret police, and Roberta is captured and tortured. Jack frees her, but she continues to support the revolution.

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The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

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In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local Hispanic farmers, they cannot arouse much opposition because of the short term opportunities offered by construction jobs.

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Legal Eagles (1986)

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District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women persuade Logan to investigate further and to cut some official corners, a much more sinister scenario starts to emerge.

59 1986 116
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Out of Africa (1985)

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In an exquisite and intelligent romantic drama based on a true story, Oscar®-winner Meryl Streep is astounding as Karen Blixen, the noted author who moves from Denmark to Nairobi with her husband of convenience (Oscar®-nominee Klaus Maria Brandauer) to start a plantation. Once there, Karen finds herself falling in love with a British adventurer (Oscar®-winner Robert Redford) and struggling with the troubles of daily life in Africa. Beautifully shot with a seamless script that integrates five books of Blixen's memoirs, the film won seven Academy Awards®, including Best Director (Sydney Pollack) and Best Picture.

72 1985 161
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The Natural (1984)

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An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs lives the fame he should have had earlier when, as a rising pitcher, he is inexplicably shot by a young woman.

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Ordinary People (1980)

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Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having difficulty being supportive to Conrad. Calvin is trapped between the two trying to hold the family together.

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Brubaker (1980)

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The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.

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The Electric Horseman (1979)

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Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into the desert...

62 1979 122
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)

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Tells the story of operation Market Garden. A failed attempt by the allies in the latter stages of WWII to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and the presence of two crack German panzer divisions meant that the final part of this operation (the bridge in Arnhem over the Rhine) was doomed to failure.

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All the President's Men (1976)

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In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. The editor of the Post is prepared to run with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it. They find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party, and eventually into the White House itself.

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Three Days of the Condor (1975)

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A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

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The Sting (1973)

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Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.

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The Way We Were (1973)

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Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.

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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)

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A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.

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The Hot Rock (1972)

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Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

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In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever, talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot \Sundance Kid\. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.

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Downhill Racer (1969)

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An ambitious young skier, determined to break all existing records, is contemptuous of the teamwork advocated by the US coach when they go to Europe for the Olympics.

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Barefoot in the Park (1967)

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In this film based on a Neil Simon play, newlyweds Corie, a free spirit, and Paul Bratter, an uptight lawyer, share a sixth-floor apartment in Greenwich Village. Soon after their marriage, Corie tries to find a companion for mother, Ethel, who is now alone, and sets up Ethel with neighbor Victor. Inappropriate behavior on a double date causes conflict, and the young couple considers divorce.

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