Last updated April 10, 2021
Brilliant, mysterious singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson cut an indefinable path across the 1960s pop-cultural landscape, garnering such fans as John Lennon and Randy Newman. This discerning documentary lays bare the vast extent of Nilsson's influence.
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With camera in hand, songwriter and Beatles fan Seth Swirsky talks to people who crossed paths with the Fab Four, from Sir Ben Kingsley to Beach Boy Brian Wilson. The result is a music-fueled mix of personal stories and unforgettable encounters.
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When young attorney Rudy Baylor goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy sue their insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal must open their own law firm.
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Falsely accused of stealing sneakers, a nerdy teenager is sent to a detention camp, where he and the other delinquents are forced by the sadistic warden to dig holes as a character-building exercise. But what's the real reason for all the digging?
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Sentenced to prison in Montana, Clay Treyton (Kyle Chandler) winds up living at a convict ranch operated by an enterprising warden (Ben Gazzara). Here, Clay gets a chance to learn about rodeo riding from former champion and fellow inmate Ry Weston (Jon Voight). As the bond between the veteran and fledgling cowboys strengthens, Clay must find a way to withstand the pressure being exerted on him by other drug-dealing cons.
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Capt. Yossarian (Alan Arkin) tries to escape the travesties of World War II by convincing his Air Force commanders that he's crazy. Hilarity ensues -- but so does reality as he watches his close friends (Martin Sheen and Art Garfunkel) die in the ridiculousness of war. Mike Nichols directs this cinematic adaptation of Joseph Heller's scathing black comedy about a small group of flyers in the Mediterranean in 1944.
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This account of Ireland's notorious Robin Hood, Martin Cahill, charts his rise from a scrappy boy to an unremorseful adult with a penchant for stealing from the rich. As his thefts become increasingly bold, his nemesis trails Cahill relentlessly.
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David Zucker directs a star-studded cast in this topical comedy about an unpatriotic documentary filmmaker who wants to abolish the Fourth of July holiday -- until he's visited by three ghosts who beg him to reconsider. Can the spirits of America's past, present and future spark a change of heart? Kelsey Grammer, Jon Voight and Dennis Hopper star in this Charles Dickens–inspired fable that skewers the well-known work of director Michael Moore.
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