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PETER YATES GIVES MORE THAN CHASE IN THE CLASSIC 'BULLITT'

PETER YATES GIVES MORE THAN CHASE IN THE CLASSIC 'BULLITT' PETER YATES GIVES MORE THAN CHASE IN THE CLASSIC 'BULLITT'

Steve McQueen in BULLITT Year: 1968 Rating: ***** The iconic car chase is the only thing that seems to matter in BULLITT, and not just for t...

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STEVE MCQUEEN LITERALLY STEALS SAM PECKINPAH'S 'THE GETAWAY'

STEVE MCQUEEN LITERALLY STEALS SAM PECKINPAH'S 'THE GETAWAY' STEVE MCQUEEN LITERALLY STEALS SAM PECKINPAH'S 'THE GETAWAY'

Steve McQueen in THE GETAWAY Year: 1972 Rating: **** The machine-pounding prologue/montage of Sam Peckinpah's THE GETAWAY embodies caged...

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RAY LIOTTA & STUART WILSON IN 'NO ESCAPE' WITH ERNIE HUDSON

RAY LIOTTA & STUART WILSON IN 'NO ESCAPE' WITH ERNIE HUDSON RAY LIOTTA & STUART WILSON IN 'NO ESCAPE' WITH ERNIE HUDSON

Ray Liotta in NO ESCAPE Year: 1994 Rating: ***1/2 An action-packed b-movie that takes itself way too seriously, which is what makes NO ESCAP...

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JONATHAN KAPLAN DIRECTS RAY LIOTTA IN 'UNLAWFUL ENTRY'

JONATHAN KAPLAN DIRECTS RAY LIOTTA IN 'UNLAWFUL ENTRY' JONATHAN KAPLAN DIRECTS RAY LIOTTA IN 'UNLAWFUL ENTRY'

Ray Liotta in UNLAWFUL ENTRY Year: 1992 Rating: ***1/2 Some former student directors of low-budget movie-producing icon Roger Corman, no ma...

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JONATHAN DEMME'S QUIRKY ROAD PICTURE 'SOMETHING WILD'

JONATHAN DEMME'S QUIRKY ROAD PICTURE 'SOMETHING WILD' JONATHAN DEMME'S QUIRKY ROAD PICTURE 'SOMETHING WILD'

Ray Liotta's  in SOMETHING WILD Year: 1986 Rating: ****1/2 Director Jonathan Demme's sexy road-flick SOMETHING WILD plays around wi...

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RIP RAY LIOTTA TRUE LEAD OF THE LEGENDARY 'GOODFELLAS'

RIP RAY LIOTTA TRUE LEAD OF THE LEGENDARY 'GOODFELLAS' RIP RAY LIOTTA TRUE LEAD OF THE LEGENDARY 'GOODFELLAS'

Ray Liotta as Henry Hill in GOODFELLAS The one thing GOODFELLAS had going that set it apart from all the inferior clones is Ray Liotta, the ...

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OLIVER REED AND GLENDA JACKSON IN 'THE TRIPLE ECHO'

OLIVER REED AND GLENDA JACKSON IN 'THE TRIPLE ECHO' OLIVER REED AND GLENDA JACKSON IN 'THE TRIPLE ECHO'

Title: THE TRIPLE ECHO Year: 1972 Rating: **** In any movie where a man has to dress up like a woman, for whatever reason, there's the o...

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OLIVER REED & SUNNY JOHNSON IN 'DR. HECKYL AND MR. HYPE'

OLIVER REED & SUNNY JOHNSON IN 'DR. HECKYL AND MR. HYPE' OLIVER REED & SUNNY JOHNSON IN 'DR. HECKYL AND MR. HYPE'

Oliver Reed in DR. HECKYL AND MR. HYPE Year: 1980 Rating: **1/2 What's considered one of Cannon Pictures and Oliver Reed's worst mo...

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MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'THE JOKERS'

MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'THE JOKERS' MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'THE JOKERS'

Title: THE JOKERS Year: 1967 Rating: ** The most disappointing of director Michael Winner and actor Oliver Reed's 1960's collaborati...

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CAROL LYNLEY IN 'THE SHUTTERED ROOM' WITH OLIVER REED

CAROL LYNLEY IN 'THE SHUTTERED ROOM' WITH OLIVER REED CAROL LYNLEY IN 'THE SHUTTERED ROOM' WITH OLIVER REED

Title: THE SHUTTERED ROOM Year: 1967 Rating: ***1/2 A near clone of Sam Peckinpah's STRAW DOGS only five years earlier, during the psych...

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HAMMER PRESENTS 'NIGHT CREATURES' WITH PETER CUSHING

HAMMER PRESENTS 'NIGHT CREATURES' WITH PETER CUSHING HAMMER PRESENTS 'NIGHT CREATURES' WITH PETER CUSHING

Oliver Reed and Peter Cushing in Hammer's NIGHT CREATURES Year: 1962 Rating: ****1/2 Hammer's decision to name this hybrid of thrill...

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HAMMER'S VICTORIAN HORROR 'THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF'

HAMMER'S VICTORIAN HORROR 'THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF' HAMMER'S VICTORIAN HORROR 'THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF'

Oliver Reed in THE CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF Year: 1961 Rating: **** A man gets bitten by a wolf and slowly turns into one… Which probably sou...

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HAMMER'S 'THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL' WITH CHRISTOPHER LEE

HAMMER'S 'THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL' WITH CHRISTOPHER LEE HAMMER'S 'THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL' WITH CHRISTOPHER LEE

Oliver Reed cameo Year: 1960 Rating: *** The titular scientist in Hammer's usual Victorian era fits the 1800's in his stuffy demeano...

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WINNER DIRECTS REED IN 'I'LL NEVER FORGET WHAT'S'ISNAME'

WINNER DIRECTS REED IN 'I'LL NEVER FORGET WHAT'S'ISNAME' WINNER DIRECTS REED IN 'I'LL NEVER FORGET WHAT'S'ISNAME'

Oliver Reed in I'LL NEVER FORGET WHATS'ISNAME Year: 1967 Rating: *** Another 1960's collaboration from director Michael Winner ...

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MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'THE SYSTEM'

MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'THE SYSTEM' MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'THE SYSTEM'

Title: The System Year: 1964 Rates: ****1/2 THE GIRL-GETTERS is really THE SYSTEM as the other title makes little sense — and although the B...

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MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'HANNIBAL BROOKS'

MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'HANNIBAL BROOKS' MICHAEL WINNER DIRECTS OLIVER REED IN 'HANNIBAL BROOKS'

Oliver Reed in HANNIBAL BROOKS Year: 1969 Rating: ***1/2 Short, quirky, extremely offbeat Michael J. Pollard is like a novelty song of an ac...

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OLIVER REED AGAIN IN HAMMER'S 'THE PIRATES OF BLOOD RIVER'

OLIVER REED AGAIN IN HAMMER'S 'THE PIRATES OF BLOOD RIVER' OLIVER REED AGAIN IN HAMMER'S 'THE PIRATES OF BLOOD RIVER'

Oliver Reed in THE PIRATES OF BLOOD RIVER 1961 Rates: **1/2 The twist ending of Hammer's THE PIRATES OF BLOOD RIVER is not only given aw...

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OLIVER REED & ART HINGLE IN DAVID CRONENBERG'S 'THE BROOD'

OLIVER REED & ART HINGLE IN DAVID CRONENBERG'S 'THE BROOD' OLIVER REED & ART HINGLE IN DAVID CRONENBERG'S 'THE BROOD'

Year: 1979 Rating: **** The term “watch your temper” has never been so relevant and palpable than in THE BROOD, where Oliver Reed’s Dr. Hal...

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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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YOUNG BRITISH BLONDE BEAUTY GILLIAN HILLS AS 'BEAT GIRL'

YOUNG BRITISH BLONDE BEAUTY GILLIAN HILLS AS 'BEAT GIRL' YOUNG BRITISH BLONDE BEAUTY GILLIAN HILLS AS 'BEAT GIRL'

Oliver Reed with Gillian Hills as BEAT GIRL Year: 1960 BEAT GIRL is like two movies in one, and both are pretty great with the insanely gor...

RICHARD LESTER RETURNS TO THE SWORD FOR 'ROYAL FLASH'

RICHARD LESTER RETURNS TO THE SWORD FOR 'ROYAL FLASH' RICHARD LESTER RETURNS TO THE SWORD FOR 'ROYAL FLASH'

Year: 1975 Rating: **** There were only three actors Stanley Kubrick had to give little direction to: Peter Sellers from DR. STRANGELOVE and...

OLIVER REED IN HAMMER FILMS 'PARANOIAC' WITH JANETTE SCOTT

OLIVER REED IN HAMMER FILMS 'PARANOIAC' WITH JANETTE SCOTT OLIVER REED IN HAMMER FILMS 'PARANOIAC' WITH JANETTE SCOTT

Poster for PARANOIAC Year: 1963 Rating: **** If Terence Fisher was the Universal Classic Monsters version of England's HAMMER FILMS then...

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VILLAINOUS OLIVER REED AND KLAUS KINSKI BITING INTO 'VENOM'

VILLAINOUS OLIVER REED AND KLAUS KINSKI BITING INTO 'VENOM' VILLAINOUS OLIVER REED AND KLAUS KINSKI BITING INTO 'VENOM'

Oliver Reed in VENOM Year: 1981 Rating: **** A sickly British kid and his grandfather are overtaken by the help in their family estate: Ear...

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OLIVER REED DOES ITALIAN CRIME IN 'REVOLVER' W/ FABIO TESTI

OLIVER REED DOES ITALIAN CRIME IN 'REVOLVER' W/ FABIO TESTI OLIVER REED DOES ITALIAN CRIME IN 'REVOLVER' W/ FABIO TESTI

Oliver Reed in Revolver Year: 1973 Rating: ***1/2 A promising, clever premise of a government official, played by genuine bad-ass Oliver Ree...

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OLIVER REED REBELS THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THESE ARE THE DAMNED'

OLIVER REED REBELS THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THESE ARE THE DAMNED' OLIVER REED REBELS THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THESE ARE THE DAMNED'

Title: THESE ARE THE DAMNED aka THE DAMNED Year: 1962 Rating: **** Hammer's THESE ARE THE DAMNED has a double-edged title starting with ...

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