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Weaving together three stories featuring a burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner and a washed-up boxer, Quentin Tarantino influenced a generation of filmmakers with this crime caper's stylized, over-the-top violence and dark comic spirit.
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Quentin Tarantino's directorial debut is raw, violent, often mimicked -- and unforgettable. A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors unravel.
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In this charming fantasy, two precocious cousins discover sprites in their garden -- and to prove the pixies exist, the girls produce photographic evidence that draws worldwide attention. But are the fairies real, or is it all a hoax?
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Fed up with her boyfriend, live-wire Arkansas waitress Louise Sawyer (Susan Sarandon) persuades her friend Thelma Dickinson (Geena Davis), a naïve housewife burdened with a negligent, sexist husband, to hit the road with her for a simple weekend of freedom. But after accidentally killing a man, the two friends wind up outlaws blazing a cathartic trail across America. Callie Khouri won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay.
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Holly Hunter stars as Ada McGrath, a mute but strong-willed 19th-century Scottish expatriate who arrives in New Zealand with her daughter (Anna Paquin) and her beloved piano in tow. Although betrothed to a landowner (Sam Neill), she's pulled into an affair with a laborer (Harvey Keitel). Hunter and Paquin both won Oscars for their performances in this haunting drama from writer-director Jane Campion.
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When their father kicks the bucket, three unsuspecting brothers learn that their dad's gambling and reckless ways have doomed them all to die. With only a few days left to live, they set out to try to make amends. But time's running out quickly.
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When Eva (Thora Birch) secretly adopts a mischievous capuchin monkey, her life turns upside down in this slapstick family comedy. Eva's mother (Mimi Rogers) and allergic stepfather (Christopher McDonald) raise objections, especially when the animal begins stealing everything in sight, but Eva is concerned about protecting her new pet from Azro (Harvey Keitel), who wants to find him and use him as part of an important robbery.
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Ten-year-old Arthur discovers a world of tiny people living in the backyard of his home, which is slated for demolition. A cryptic message leads Arthur to the mini community, where he searches for a rumored treasure in an effort to save his house.
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A Brooklyn cigar store anchors the vignettes that make up this lyrical Wayne Wang movie written by famous author Paul Auster. Auggie (Harvey Keitel), the store manager, is surprised by a visit from his ex-wife, who says their daughter is in trouble. Rashid (Harold Perrineau Jr.), a runaway searching for his father (Forest Whittaker), saves Auggie's customer, Paul (William Hurt), from being hit by a car, and changes his life forever.
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Border patrol guard Charlie Smith (Jack Nicholson) is plagued by a guilty conscience when, after moving to El Paso with his wife, he goes on the take and helps to smuggle aliens across the border for work as farmhands on U.S. ranches. This movie is a rare glimpse of Nicholson (who plays against type here) in the role of old-fashioned movie hero. Co-stars Harvey Keitel and Valerie Perrine.
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Strike is from the mean streets, working his way up in the drug rackets. When a local kingpin tips him off to an opportunity for advancement, a rival dealer is killed, and Strike gets caught between two homicide detectives. Directed by Spike Lee, produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted from a Richard Price novel, Clockers was "one of 1995's most powerful films," according to Jeffrey Lyons of Sneak Previews.
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Nikos Kazantzakis's landmark novel comes to life in director Martin Scorsese's moving, spiritual and highly controversial film that challenges the Christian notion that Jesus (Willem Dafoe) was both a man and a divine being. With an all-star cast that includes Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Harry Dean Stanton and David Bowie, the film portrays Jesus as unmistakably human, susceptible to the desires, doubts and temptations that all men face.
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This gritty, visceral crime drama puts an out-of-control police lieutenant on a collision course with disaster. A survivor of the streets, this junkie, thief and killer is forced to confront his private demons when he investigates the rape of a nun.
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World War II is over, and an older, wiser Jake Gittes still works divorce cases in this sequel to Chinatown. Developer Jake Berman asks Gittes to get proof that Berman's wife is cheating on him -- and wants other things Gittes doesn't yet know about.
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Following maverick writer-director James Toback through the process of making his 2004 drama When Will I Be Loved, this documentary provides a fascinating look inside the world of filmmaking. Toback, whose previous screenplays include The Gambler and Bugsy, shot the movie in 12 days without a script and battled to get it released. Woody Allen, Robert Downey Jr., Harvey Keitel, Brooke Shields, Roger Ebert and many others discuss Toback and his work.
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When he discovers that hapless Younggu may be his son, an aging American mob boss decides to groom the blundering lad to succeed him as the family's next godfather. But with Younggu holding the power, organized crime may soon descend into chaos.
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When the Italian Mafia assassinates an FBI informant, Agent Matt Benson (Harvey Keitel) is sent to the islands off Sicily to interview the only survivor of the car bombing -- the informant's 11-year-old son Ettore (Mattia De Martino). But Benson must get to the boy before the ruthless gangsters are able to silence him for good. Andie MacDowell, Harry Dean Stanton, Asia Argento also star in this crime drama directed by Manuel Pradal.
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Returning to Australia from India after living in a cult, Ruth is enraged to learn she was tricked into coming back by PJ Waters, a hotshot deprogramming guru. Waters believes he can return Ruth to normalcy, but Ruth quickly turns the tables on him.
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In Cold War-era Vienna, Dr. Alex Linden (Art Garfunkel) becomes consumed by an erotic affair with the mercurial Milena Flaherty (Theresa Russell). When the lovers' passion takes an ill-advised and life-threatening turn, Inspector Netusil (Harvey Keitel) must get to the sordid bottom of it all. The musical score features Tom Waits, The Who and Billie Holiday. Nicolas Roeg directs with his usual offbeat panache.
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Harvey Keitel plays Penfield Gruber, a once great scientist, reduced to managing a sleazy hotel. Gruber monitors the daily comings and goings of his tenants, mainly for his own interest, until underworld figures ask him to spy on a suspected double-crosser. While watching the man, Gruber overhears a murder plot
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