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ROD STEIGER COMMANDS 'THE SERGEANT' WITH JOHN PHILLIP LAW

ROD STEIGER COMMANDS 'THE SERGEANT'  WITH JOHN PHILLIP LAW ROD STEIGER COMMANDS 'THE SERGEANT' WITH JOHN PHILLIP LAW

Rod Steiger & John Phillip Law in THE SERGEANT Year: 1968 Rating: ****1/2 It's not just what THE SERGEANT is about, or even who i...

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RUSHED WRITEUP CLASHING MELANIE CHARTOFF FROM 'FRIDAYS'

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 Melanie Chartoff in the opening of the sketch comedy FRIDAYS from 1980 to 1982 The late night sketch-comedy FRIDAYS began when SATURDAY NIG...

ANTHONY PERKINS RETURNS FOR 'PSYCHO II' WITH MEG TILLY

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Meg Tilly foxes Norman Bates in PSYCHO II Year: 1983 Rating: *** The infamous yet somewhat unfairly maligned PSYCHO II actually includes the...

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STACY KEACH TRUCKS THROUGH RICHARD FRANKLIN'S 'ROADGAMES'

STACY KEACH TRUCKS THROUGH RICHARD FRANKLIN'S 'ROADGAMES' STACY KEACH TRUCKS THROUGH RICHARD FRANKLIN'S 'ROADGAMES'

Stacy Keach in ROADGAMES aka ROAD GAMES Year: 1981 Rating: **** Australian exploitation director Richard Franklin was picked for PSYCHO II ...

LANCE COMFORT'S 'THE PAINTED SMILE' WITH NANETTE NEWMAN

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Nanette Newman in THE PAINTED SMILE Year: 1962 Rating: *** Somewhat complicated British Neo Noir with two separate stories that eventually c...

JANINE GRAY WITH GLYN HOUSTON AND DYSON LOVELL IN 'PANIC'

JANINE GRAY WITH GLYN HOUSTON AND DYSON LOVELL IN 'PANIC' JANINE GRAY WITH GLYN HOUSTON AND DYSON LOVELL IN 'PANIC'

Dyson Lovell in PANIC Year: 1963 Rating: **** By the end of John Billing's 1963 Neo Noir PANIC, a has-been boxer, who just got a poundin...

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LAWRENCE TIERNEY PLAYS THE WRONG MAN IN 'KILL OR BE KILLED'

LAWRENCE TIERNEY PLAYS THE WRONG MAN IN 'KILL OR BE KILLED' LAWRENCE TIERNEY PLAYS THE WRONG MAN IN 'KILL OR BE KILLED'

Title: KILL OR BE KILLED Year: 1950 Rates: ***1/2 The epitome of a programmer with a beginning, middle and end, and plenty in-between w...

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OLIVER REED EPISODES OF THE BRITISH CLASSIC 'THE SAINT'

OLIVER REED EPISODES OF THE BRITISH CLASSIC 'THE SAINT' OLIVER REED EPISODES OF THE BRITISH CLASSIC 'THE SAINT'

Oliver Reed on two 1963 episodes of THE SAINT starring Roger Moore In his early troubled-youth pictures THE SYSTEM and THE PARTY'S OVER...

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ROGER MOORE IN 'THE SAINT' WITH JACKIE COLLINS & BRIAN WESKE

ROGER MOORE IN 'THE SAINT' WITH JACKIE COLLINS & BRIAN WESKE ROGER MOORE IN 'THE SAINT' WITH JACKIE COLLINS & BRIAN WESKE

Roger Moore is THE SAINT episode STARRING THE SAINT Year: 1963 Rating: **** In most TV-series about unique human beings there's usually ...

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WILLIAM LUCAS NEO NOIR THUGS ROGER MOORE IN 'THE SAINT'

WILLIAM LUCAS NEO NOIR THUGS ROGER MOORE IN 'THE SAINT' WILLIAM LUCAS NEO NOIR THUGS ROGER MOORE IN 'THE SAINT'

Peter Jeffreys with William Lucas and Roger Moore on The Saint from 1965 British crime-genre actor William Lucas, star of neo noirs THE BREA...

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WILLIAM LUCAS, MICHAEL CRAIG & BILLIE WHITELAW IN 'PAYROLL'

WILLIAM LUCAS, MICHAEL CRAIG & BILLIE WHITELAW IN 'PAYROLL' WILLIAM LUCAS, MICHAEL CRAIG & BILLIE WHITELAW IN 'PAYROLL'

William Lucas & Michail Craig in PAYROLL Year: 1961 Rates: *** * Early example of girl power encroaching a manly action flick, or more l...

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WILLIAM LUCAS & JOHN RUTLAND WEATHER 'CALCULATED RISK'

WILLIAM LUCAS & JOHN RUTLAND WEATHER 'CALCULATED RISK' WILLIAM LUCAS & JOHN RUTLAND WEATHER 'CALCULATED RISK'

William Lucas in CALCULATED RISK Year: 1963 Rating: ***1/2 Low-budget thriller has THE BREAK baddie and overall capable British New Wave a...

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WILLIAM LUCAS MAKING 'THE BREAK' WITH CHRISTINA GREGG

WILLIAM LUCAS MAKING 'THE BREAK' WITH CHRISTINA GREGG WILLIAM LUCAS MAKING 'THE BREAK' WITH CHRISTINA GREGG

Christina Gregg & William Lucas THE BREAK Year: 1962 The same year British beauty Christina Gregg played a schoolgirl told DON'T TAL...

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WILLIAM LUCAS WITH ZENA WALKER FOR 'THE MARKED ONE'

WILLIAM LUCAS WITH ZENA WALKER FOR 'THE MARKED ONE' WILLIAM LUCAS WITH ZENA WALKER FOR 'THE MARKED ONE'

William Lucas and Zena Walker in THE MARKED ONE Year: 1963 Rating: *** Obscure British actor William Lucas gained niche fame as the father ...

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WILLIAM LUCAS, HAZEL COURT & BILLIE WHITELAW IN 'BREAKOUT'

WILLIAM LUCAS, HAZEL COURT & BILLIE WHITELAW IN 'BREAKOUT' WILLIAM LUCAS, HAZEL COURT & BILLIE WHITELAW IN 'BREAKOUT'

William Lucas in BREAKOUT Year: 1959 Rates: *** Yet another cautious, severely unpretentious British heist flick where tight calculation and...

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NEO NOIR GUMSHOE BURT REYNOLDS BOOKS KAY FRYE IN 'SHAMUS'

NEO NOIR GUMSHOE BURT REYNOLDS BOOKS KAY FRYE IN 'SHAMUS' NEO NOIR GUMSHOE BURT REYNOLDS BOOKS KAY FRYE IN 'SHAMUS'

Title: SHAMUS Year: 1973 Grade: C While Burt Reynolds is mostly known for car chase comedies, his deepest niche were neo noir flicks, and SH...

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BURT REYNOLDS IN 'BOOGIE NIGHTS' STARRING MARK WAHLBERG

BURT REYNOLDS IN 'BOOGIE NIGHTS' STARRING MARK WAHLBERG BURT REYNOLDS IN 'BOOGIE NIGHTS' STARRING MARK WAHLBERG

Burt Reynolds & Mark Wahlberg from BOOGIE NIGHTS Year: 1997 Rating: ****1/2 Basically the GOODFELLAS of the 1970's porn industry, Pa...

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BURT REYNOLDS AND KRIS KRISTOFFERSON ARE 'SEMI-TOUGH'

BURT REYNOLDS AND KRIS KRISTOFFERSON ARE 'SEMI-TOUGH' BURT REYNOLDS AND KRIS KRISTOFFERSON ARE 'SEMI-TOUGH'

Burt Reynolds in SEMI-TOUGH Year: 1977 Rating: *** The second mainstream football flick for one-time college star turned cinematic superstar...

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BURT REYNOLDS DRIVING HAL NEEDHAM'S 'THE CANNONBALL RUN'

BURT REYNOLDS DRIVING  HAL NEEDHAM'S 'THE CANNONBALL RUN' BURT REYNOLDS DRIVING HAL NEEDHAM'S 'THE CANNONBALL RUN'

Burt Reynolds in THE CANNONBALL RUN Year: 1981 Rating: ****1/2 After SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT, director Hal Needham and actor Burt Reynolds had...

BURT REYNOLDS & JON VOIGHT VENTURE THROUGH 'DELIVERANCE'

BURT REYNOLDS & JON VOIGHT VENTURE THROUGH 'DELIVERANCE' BURT REYNOLDS & JON VOIGHT VENTURE THROUGH 'DELIVERANCE'

Burt Reynolds in DELIVERANCE Year: 1972 Rating: ****1/2 Going backwards, many fans of Burt Reynolds happened upon DELIVERANCE later on, and ...

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BURT REYNOLDS STARS IN 'THE MAN WHO LOVED CAT DANCING'

BURT REYNOLDS STARS IN 'THE MAN WHO LOVED CAT DANCING' BURT REYNOLDS STARS IN 'THE MAN WHO LOVED CAT DANCING'

Title: THE MAN WHO LOVED CAT DANCING Year: 1973 Rating: ** VANISHING POINT director Richard C. Sarafian and budding superstar Burt Reynolds ...

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BURT REYNOLDS DRIVES 'HOOPER' WITH JAN-MICHAEL VINCENT

BURT REYNOLDS DRIVES 'HOOPER' WITH JAN-MICHAEL VINCENT BURT REYNOLDS DRIVES 'HOOPER' WITH JAN-MICHAEL VINCENT

Burt Reynolds and Jan-Michael Vincent in HOOPER Year: 1978 Rating: ***1/2 By the time HOOPER hit theaters, star Burt Reynolds and director H...

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BURT REYNOLDS IN THE SLOWBURN COP SERIES 'DAN AUGUST'

BURT REYNOLDS IN THE SLOWBURN COP SERIES 'DAN AUGUST' BURT REYNOLDS IN THE SLOWBURN COP SERIES 'DAN AUGUST'

Burt Reynolds on the series DAN AUGUST Years: 1970-1971 Rating: ***1/2 In two decades, Burt Reynolds went from being a TV actor to a movie ...

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BURT REYNOLDS GETS CAPTURED FOR 'THE LONGEST YARD'

BURT REYNOLDS GETS CAPTURED FOR 'THE LONGEST YARD' BURT REYNOLDS GETS CAPTURED FOR 'THE LONGEST YARD'

Burt Reynolds in THE LONGEST YARD Director: Robert Aldrich Year: 1974 Rating: **** Having experienced the many Burt Reynolds road flicks ...

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BURT REYNOLDS AND CASEY SIEMASZKO ARE 'BREAKING IN'

BURT REYNOLDS AND CASEY SIEMASZKO ARE 'BREAKING IN' BURT REYNOLDS AND CASEY SIEMASZKO ARE 'BREAKING IN'

Burt Reynolds in BREAKING IN Year: 1989 Rating: ****1/2 After a string of good but neglected action flicks as a character either a decade yo...

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BURT REYNOLDS RETURNING FOR 'SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT 2'

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Title: SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT 2 Year: 1980 Rating: *** One scene in this sequel to SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT has Burt Reynolds and Sally Field, ...