Last updated April 16, 2021
Sensing a God-given mission to cleanse the earth of all evil, twin brothers Conner (Sean Patrick Flanery) and Murphy (Norman Reedus) set out to rid Boston of crime. But instead of joining the police force, these Irish Americans decide to kick criminal butt their own way. Willem Dafoe co-stars in writer-director Troy Duffy's crime thriller as the openly gay FBI special agent who's assigned to investigate the siblings' activities.
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Helmed by Oliver Stone, this searing autobiographical drama chronicles the Vietnam experiences of naive volunteer soldier Chris Taylor, whose view of the conflict starts to change after witnessing murder and rape at the hands of his compatriots.
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Director Julian Schnabel's biopic won an Independent Spirit Award for its depiction of Jean-Michel Basquiat's meteoric rise in New York's art world, his anguish over his family, and his hatred of a society that both courted and exploited him.
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Willem Dafoe fights the battle of his life as Salamo, a Greek Jew (and former champion boxer) who's incarcerated in Auschwitz by the Nazis and must defeat all comers in weekly boxing exhibitions. If he doesn't, he faces the gas chamber.
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Set in World War II Poland, this earnest drama stars Haley Joel Osment as Romek, a 12-year-old Jewish boy dispatched to the countryside to live with a family of Catholic peasants in the hope of saving him from the Nazis. Passed off as a nephew whose parents have fallen ill, Romek is befriended by a parish priest (Willem Dafoe) who tutors him on Catholic catechism. But the horrors of war are never far away as Romek adapts to his new life.
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With a chiseled chin and physique, Patrick Bateman's looks make him the ideal yuppie -- and the ideal serial killer. Bateman takes pathological pride in his business card and his CD collection, all while plotting his next victim's vivisection.
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The hapless Mr. Bean takes a vacation on the French Riviera, where he becomes ensnared in an accidental kidnapping, discovers romance with a lovely actress at the Cannes Film Festival and manages to give a pompous movie director his comeuppance.
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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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After rescuing children who survived a massacre in Jerusalem in 1948, a Palestinian woman establishes an orphanage that helps thousands of other children. But the success of her institution is tested when a pupil gets a taste of radical politics.
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In the final chapter of director Robert Rodriguez's outlaw trilogy, the CIA recruits traveling vigilante El Mariachi to take down a corrupt general allied with a powerful drug lord -- who plans to overthrow the president of Mexico.
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Tom Cruise stars as U.S. Marine Ron Kovic, who returns home from the Vietnam War paralyzed from the chest down. After months of hellish rehabilitation, he finds renewed purpose protesting the war he once proudly fought.
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Axel Heyst (Willem Dafoe) lives in the Dutch East Indies port of Surabaya, in a hotel owned by a racist German. An all-woman orchestra plays in the hotel each night, and the orchestra owner agrees to "sell" one of the girls, Alma (Irene Jacob), to the German. Heyst saves Alma from this terrible fate and they escape to a remote island, but the German sends the sinister Mr. Jones (Sam Neill) and his bandits to hunt them down.
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Director Brian Gilbert beautifully renders the life of poet T.S. Eliot (Willem Dafoe) and his short-lived marriage to muse Vivienne Haigh-Wood (Miranda Richardson). A gifted writer who encouraged Eliot's success, Vivienne was plagued with a hormonal imbalance that wreaked havoc on her moods, her talents and her marriage.
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Leading virtual-reality game designer Allegra Geller is testing a new prototype when an assassin wielding a daunting organic weapon attacks her. She survives the assault but must "portal" into her own game to get to the bottom of the intrigue.
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To free herself from her husband's insatiable sexual demands, middle-aged aristocrat Madame Wu (Yan Luo) presents him with a young concubine. Much to Madame Wu's dismay, however, her rebellious son falls for the courtesan, while Madame Wu finds herself increasingly attracted to the boy's tutor -- village priest Father Andre (Willem Dafoe). It all comes to a head with Japan's cataclysmic World War II invasion of China.
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A philandering writer (Willem Dafoe) in search of true love accepts an invitation from an aristocratic salonniere (Lena Olin), only to insinuate himself into her house and try to seduce her with stories of his various conquests. But what he doesn't realize is that their passions date back to his recent imprisonment, when she was incarcerated in the cell beside his.
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