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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'

BURT REYNOLDS RETURNING FOR 'SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT 2' BURT REYNOLDS RETURNING FOR 'SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT 2'

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, ...

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BURT REYNOLDS WANTS TO HAVE YOUR BABY IN 'PATERNITY'

BURT REYNOLDS WANTS TO HAVE YOUR BABY IN 'PATERNITY' BURT REYNOLDS WANTS TO HAVE YOUR BABY IN 'PATERNITY'

Burt Reynolds and Lee Ann Duffield  in PATERNITY Year: 1981 Rating: ***1/2 In his string of romantic comedy films, and even his car chase f...

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BURT REYNOLDS DRIVES MOONSHINE FOR 'WHITE LIGHTNING'

BURT REYNOLDS DRIVES MOONSHINE FOR 'WHITE LIGHTNING' BURT REYNOLDS DRIVES MOONSHINE FOR 'WHITE LIGHTNING'

Burt Reynolds in WHITE LIGHTING Year: 1973 Rating: *** After a star-making turn in the groundbreaking DELIVERANCE, this is Burt Reynold&#...

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BURT REYNOLDS 'MALONE' WITH CYNTHIA GIBB & SCOTT WILSON

BURT REYNOLDS 'MALONE' WITH CYNTHIA GIBB & SCOTT WILSON BURT REYNOLDS 'MALONE' WITH CYNTHIA GIBB & SCOTT WILSON

Burt Reynolds in MALONE Year: 1987 Rating: **** For Burt Reynolds, compared to his bombs of the early to mid 1980's, MALONE is a nice, t...

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PULP NOVEL 'HIS BONES ARE CORAL' BECOMES A CHOPPY 'SHARK'

PULP NOVEL 'HIS BONES ARE CORAL' BECOMES A CHOPPY 'SHARK' PULP NOVEL 'HIS BONES ARE CORAL' BECOMES A CHOPPY 'SHARK'

SHARK Year: 1969 Rating: **1/2 Sometimes you run into a terrific pulp novel watching an old bad movie: In this case the Samuel Fuller sea n...

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BURT REYNOLDS ROLLING IN 'W.W. AND THE DIXIE DANCEKINGS'

BURT REYNOLDS ROLLING IN 'W.W. AND THE DIXIE DANCEKINGS' BURT REYNOLDS ROLLING IN 'W.W. AND THE DIXIE DANCEKINGS'

Year: 1975 Rating: *** Orson Welles once stated that fame was the worst thing to happen to Burt Reynolds… And Burt liked this comment enoug...

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BURT REYNOLDS IN ROBERT ALDRICH'S NEO NOIR OF 'HUSTLE'

BURT REYNOLDS IN ROBERT ALDRICH'S NEO NOIR OF 'HUSTLE' BURT REYNOLDS IN ROBERT ALDRICH'S NEO NOIR OF 'HUSTLE'

Burt Reynolds and Paul Winfield in HUSTLE Year: 1975 Rating: *** One of those “stick with it” kind of movies. After the success of the univ...

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BURT REYNOLDS STARS AS/DIRECTS THE ACTION NEO NOIR 'STICK'

BURT REYNOLDS STARS AS/DIRECTS THE ACTION NEO NOIR 'STICK' BURT REYNOLDS STARS AS/DIRECTS THE ACTION NEO NOIR 'STICK'

Burt Reynolds in STICK Year: 1985 Rating: ***1/2 Elmore Leonard's yarn about an ex-con named STICK is brought to the big screen by actor...

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BURT REYNOLDS STARS/DIRECTS THE NEO NOIR 'SHARKY'S MACHINE'

BURT REYNOLDS STARS/DIRECTS THE NEO NOIR 'SHARKY'S MACHINE' BURT REYNOLDS STARS/DIRECTS THE NEO NOIR 'SHARKY'S MACHINE'

Title: SHARKY'S MACHINE Year: 1981 Rating: **** Although Burt Reynolds' box office rival Clint Eastwood deemed SHARKY'S MACHINE ...

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BURT REYNOLDS IN THE LAS VEGAS NEON NEO-NOIR OF 'HEAT'

BURT REYNOLDS IN THE LAS VEGAS NEON NEO-NOIR OF 'HEAT' BURT REYNOLDS IN THE LAS VEGAS NEON NEO-NOIR OF 'HEAT'

Title: HEAT Year: 1986 Rating: ***1/2 After Burt Reynolds career derailed following too many bland romantic comedies and vapid car chase mo...

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BURT REYNOLDS AND DAVID NIVEN IN DON SIEGEL'S 'ROUGH CUT'

BURT REYNOLDS AND DAVID NIVEN IN DON SIEGEL'S 'ROUGH CUT' BURT REYNOLDS AND DAVID NIVEN IN DON SIEGEL'S 'ROUGH CUT'

Title: ROUGH CUT Year: 1980 Rating: *** For poor David Niven, ROUGH CUT turned out to be the second heist comedy centering on diamond thieve...

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BURT REYNOLDS AND CLINT EASTWOOD TEAM FOR 'CITY HEAT'

BURT REYNOLDS AND CLINT EASTWOOD TEAM FOR 'CITY HEAT' BURT REYNOLDS AND CLINT EASTWOOD TEAM FOR 'CITY HEAT'

Title: City Heat Stars: Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds Year: 1984 Rating: *** Remembering the time, as a young action movie fan, when realiz...

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BLAXPLOITATION MEXPLOITATION HYBRID WESTERN '100 RIFLES'

BLAXPLOITATION MEXPLOITATION  HYBRID WESTERN '100 RIFLES' BLAXPLOITATION MEXPLOITATION HYBRID WESTERN '100 RIFLES'

Title: 100 RIFLES Year: 1969 Rating: **1/2 Word has it Burt Reynolds and  Raquel Welch couldn't stand each other on the set of Tom Gries...

BURT REYNOLDS STARRING IN HIS CULT DARK COMEDY 'THE END'

 BURT REYNOLDS STARRING IN HIS CULT DARK COMEDY 'THE END' BURT REYNOLDS STARRING IN HIS CULT DARK COMEDY 'THE END'

Burt Reynolds in THE END Year: 1978 Rating: ***1/2 Best remembered for the last half-hour involving Burt Reynolds, as a dying man with less ...

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KIM HUNTER IN VAL LEWTON'S HORROR NOIR 'THE SEVENTH VICTIM'

KIM HUNTER  IN VAL LEWTON'S HORROR NOIR 'THE SEVENTH VICTIM' KIM HUNTER IN VAL LEWTON'S HORROR NOIR 'THE SEVENTH VICTIM'

Title: THE SEVENTH VICTIM Year: 1943 Rating: **** Following producer Val Lewton's exploitation horrors CAT PEOPLE, THE LEOPARD MAN and I...

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CHARLES BRONSON IN THE MODERN NOIR TEMPLATE OF 'ST. IVES'

CHARLES BRONSON IN THE MODERN NOIR TEMPLATE OF 'ST. IVES' CHARLES BRONSON IN THE MODERN NOIR TEMPLATE OF 'ST. IVES'

ST. IVES Stars: Charles Bronson, John Houseman, Jacqueline Bisset Year: 1976 Rating: ***1/2 The second of two Charles Bronson vehicles after...

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HUBERT CORNFIELD NEO NOIR 'THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY'

HUBERT CORNFIELD NEO NOIR 'THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY' HUBERT CORNFIELD NEO NOIR 'THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY'

The Night of the Following Day 1969 Rating: ***1/2 There are two things that must be intentional about THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY: One i...

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PETER SELLERS, BRITT EKLAND & VICTOR MATURE 'AFTER THE FOX'

PETER SELLERS, BRITT EKLAND & VICTOR MATURE 'AFTER THE FOX' PETER SELLERS, BRITT EKLAND & VICTOR MATURE 'AFTER THE FOX'

Britt Ekland in AFTER THE FOX Year: 1966 Rates: **1/2 Victor Mature plays an aged, has-been actor who spends so much time bickering with age...