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James L. Brooks directs this Academy Award-winning drama that follows widowed Aurora (Shirley MacLaine) and her daughter, Emma (Debra Winger), through the years as they support each other through relationships with various men -- and deal with heartbreaking tragedy. This warm, offbeat adaptation of Larry McMurtry's novel won five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actress (MacLaine), Best Director and Best Supporting Actor (Jack Nicholson).
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Still sexy at 60, Harry Sanborn is having the time of his life, wining, dining and bedding women half his age. But when he agrees to go to the Hamptons with his girlfriend, their getaway goes awry after her playwright mother stops in unannounced.
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Jack Nicholson stars as infamous Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa in this biopic that traces Hoffa's rise through labor's ranks to create the most powerful union in the country and posits a guess as to what happened to him when he vanished without a trace.
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Thirteen years after losing her only child to cancer, Aurora Greenway struggles to keep her late daughter's splintering family together. With one grandson in jail and the other nearly penniless, Aurora sets her sights on her rebellious granddaughter.
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Radical journalist and socialist John Reed (Warren Beatty), along with his paramour, protofeminist Louise Bryant (Diane Keaton), gets swept up in the world-changing spirit, euphoria and aftermath of Russia's 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and the newly founded Soviet Union. Jack Nicholson, Paul Sorvino, Edward Herrmann, M. Emmet Walsh and Maureen Stapleton co-star in this Beatty-directed, Oscar-winning epic.
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Three ambitious workaholics -- a handsome but weak-minded anchorman, his driven producer and a neurotic reporter -- are set loose in a network TV newsroom, where their professional and personal lives become hopelessly cross-wired.
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Jack Nicholson plays a debt-ridden wine dealer with a reputation for cheating and thieving in this black comedy caper. Teaming with a seasoned crook and an illegal immigrant, Alex plans to steal a diamond necklace and pawn it to pay off his bills.
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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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After a dispute on an airplane, gentle businessman Dave Buznik finds himself in anger management counseling. But when his therapist -- who seems to have his own anger issues -- moves into Dave's house, he approaches the brink of insanity.
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New York writer Rachel Samstat (Meryl Streep) falls in love with political columnist Mark Forman (Jack Nicholson), and the two marry despite her reservations. The wedded bliss comes to an end when, among other things, Mark's infidelity becomes a problem they cannot overcome. With no other recourse, the marriage comes to a screeching halt, culminating in a nasty divorce. Loosely based on the real-life woes of screenwriter Nora Ephron.
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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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