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Sam Shepard

Born: November 5, 1943


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California Typewriter (2017)

Documentary
USA |
France |
| 103 Min

California Typewriter is a story about people whose lives are connected by typewriters. The film is a meditation on creativity and technology featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard, David McCullough and others.

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In Dubious Battle (2017)

Movie
Drama |
USA |
| 110 Min

In the California apple country, nine hundred migratory workers rise up 'in dubious battle' against the landowners. The group takes on a life of its own-stronger than its individual members and more frightening. Led by the doomed Jim Nolan, the strike is founded on his tragic idealism-on the...

62 2017 110
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Never Here (2017)

Movie
Drama |
Thriller |
USA |
| 110 Min

An artist whose work involves capturing images of strangers begins to believe she herself is being observed.

0 2017 110
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Midnight Special (2016)

Movie
Drama |
Sci-Fi |
Mystery |
Action |
USA |
| 112 Min

A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.

66 2016 112
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Cold in July (2014)

Movie
Drama |
Thriller |
France |
| 109 Min

How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane soon finds himself fearing for his family’s safety when...

68 2014 109
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Klondike (2014)

TV Show
USA |
| 120 Min

The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory. This man-versus-nature tale places our heroes in a land full of undiscovered wealth, but ravaged by harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperat...

75 2014 120
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August: Osage County (2013)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
USA |
| 121 Min

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

73 2013 121
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Out of the Furnace (2013)

Movie
Thriller |
Drama |
Crime |
| 116 Min

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.

68 2013 116
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Safe House (2012)

Movie
Action |
Crime |
Thriller |
Drama |
Suspense |
Mystery |
USA |
South Africa |
| 115 Min

Tobin Frost (Oscar® winner Denzel Washington), one of the CIA’s brilliant officers turned dangerous traitor, stuns the intelligence community when he resurfaces in South Africa. While being interrogated in a safe house, brutal mercenaries attack, forcing rookie Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds) to take th...

68 2012 115
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Killing them Softly (2012)

Movie
| 104 Min

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

62 2012 104
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Mud (2012)

Movie
Drama |
| 130 Min

A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they are separated and sent to different relatives.

74 2012 130
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Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction (2012)

Documentary
| 76 Min

Documentary looking back at the career of the popular character actor Harry Dean Stanton, featuring songs performed by Stanton.

73 2012 76
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Blackthorn (2011)

Movie
Adventure |
Action |
Western |
France |
Spain |
| 98 Min

In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.

66 2011 98
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Inhale (2010)

Movie
Drama |
Action |
Thriller |
| 100 Min

A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.

67 2010 100
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Brothers (2009)

Movie
Drama |
Thriller |
War |
USA |
| 104 Min

When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire) is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal) steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace (Natalie Portman), and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic mayhem.

71 2009 104
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The Accidental Husband (2008)

Movie
Comedy |
Romance |
Ireland |
USA |
| 90 Min

Emma Lloyd has made a career out of her sensible, mature and responsible approach to relationships. She has a hit radio talk show, an impending book deal, and a loving relationship with her fiancé, Richard, a conventional sort-which is precisely what Emma is drawn to. Then Emma finds out that she is...

56 2008 90
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Felon (2008)

Movie
USA |
| 103 Min

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.

75 2008 103
Poster of Patti Smith: Dream of Life
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Patti Smith: Dream of Life (2008)

Documentary
| 109 Min

An intimate portrait of poet, painter, musician and singer Patti Smith that mirrors the essence of the artist herself.

71 2008 109
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Movie
Action |
Drama |
Western |
United Kingdom |
| 160 Min

Everyone in 1880's America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal, hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. Robert Ford? No one knows him. Not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change ...

76 2007 160
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Bandidas (2006)

Movie
Action |
Comedy |
Crime |
Western |
France |
USA |
| 93 Min

Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.

57 2006 93
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Charlotte's Web (2006)

Movie
Comedy |
Fantasy |
Germany |
USA |
| 97 Min

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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The Return (2006)

Movie
Drama |
Thriller |
Horror |
Mystery |
Crime |
USA |
| 85 Min

Joanna Mills, a traveling business woman, begins having nightmares of a murder that occurred 15 years ago. Soon she is drawn to an old farmhouse, where the murder took place.

48 2006 85
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Stealth (2005)

Movie
Action |
| 121 Min

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.

50 2005 121
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Don't Come Knocking (2005)

Movie
France |
Germany |
| 123 Min

Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a tear over him, thats the sad truth. Until one day Howard learns that he might have a child some...

67 2005 123
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The Notebook (2004)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
USA |
| 123 Min

In Seabrook, North Carolina in the 1940s, teenaged debutante Allie Hamilton (Rachel McAdams) and local boy Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) spend one passionate, carefree summer together and deeply in love. But when the summer ends, war and duty separate the young couple. Today, an elderly man (James Gar...

79 2004 123
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Blind Horizon (2003)

Movie
USA |
| 99 Min

Left for dead in the remote Southwest, Frank is found clinging to life and in a state of amnesia. As he recovers, ominous memories begin to flash back...

56 2003 99
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Swordfish (2001)

Movie
Action |
Crime |
Thriller |
USA |
| 99 Min

Gabriel Shear is a man who is desperately trying to access information that is locked inside a complicated computer system that contains mountains of government secrets - and money.

65 2001 99
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Black Hawk Down (2001)

Movie
War |
Action |
USA |
United Kingdom |
| 144 Min

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.

77 2001 144
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All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Western |
| 116 Min

Two young Texas cowboys on the cusp of manhood ride into 1940s Mexico in search of experience. What they find is a country as chaotic as it is beautiful, as cruel and unfeeling as it is mysterious, where death is a constant, capricious companion.

58 2000 116
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The Pelican Brief (1993)

Movie
Action |
Crime |
Drama |
Thriller |
USA |
| 137 Min

Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.

65 1993 137
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Silent Tongue (1993)

Movie
Western |
Drama |
Horror |
France |
United Kingdom |
| 102 Min

Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Roe awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't bury her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with Roe.

52 1993 102
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Thunderheart (1992)

Movie
USA |
| 119 Min

An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage.

68 1992 119
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Voyager (1991)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Germany |
France |
| 117 Min

Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel to her home in Greece, but the rational Faber doesn't know what fate has in mind for him for past doings.

68 1991 117
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Steel Magnolias (1989)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
Romance |
| 119 Min

This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.

72 1989 119
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Baby Boom (1987)

Movie
Comedy |
Romance |
| 110 Min

The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.

61 1987 110
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Crimes of the Heart (1986)

Movie
Drama |
| 105 Min

Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it in Hollywood as a singer/actress, has had a wild l...

64 1986 105
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Country (1984)

Movie
Drama |
| 105 Min

Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.

68 1984 105
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The Right Stuff (1983)

Movie
Drama |
| 193 Min

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America s space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow boy scout of the bunch who was the first American to or...

79 1983 193
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Frances (1982)

Movie
Drama |
| 140 Min

The true story of Frances Farmers meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

74 1982 140
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Raggedy Man (1981)

Movie
Drama |
| 94 Min

Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor on leave causes tongues to wag in town.

68 1981 94
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Resurrection (1980)

Movie
Drama |
Sci-Fi |
| 103 Min

The story of a woman who survives the car accident which kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the hope of those in desperate need of healing, and a lightning rod for religious beliefs and skeptics.

61 1980 103
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Days of Heaven (1978)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
| 94 Min

In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish fire—Malick captures it all with dreamlike authenticity, c...

80 1978 94



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