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1. Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing

Drama, Romance | Announced

A young American student falls for an older woman while traveling in Spain.

Writer: Alvin Sargent

2. Odd Brodsky (2013)

93 min | Comedy

8.4
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A quirky comedy about following your dreams.

Writers: Cindy Baer, Matthew Irving | Director: Cindy Baer | Stars: Tegan Ashton Cohan, Matthew Kevin Anderson, Scotty Dickert, Cindy Baer

3. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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66 Metascore

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death.

Writers: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko | Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan

4. Killshot (2008)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an "incident". Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced hit man and a psychopathic young upstart killer. The ensuing struggle will test Carmen to the limit.

Writers: Hossein Amini, Elmore Leonard | Director: John Madden | Stars: Thomas Jane, Diane Lane, Mickey Rourke, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

5. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Writers: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Alvin Sargent, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

6. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure

7.4
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Writers: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Michael Chabon, Alvin Sargent | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

7. Unfaithful (2002)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.7
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63 Metascore

A New York suburban couple's marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling.

Writers: Claude Chabrol, Alvin Sargent, William Broyles Jr. | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Erik Per Sullivan

8. Anywhere But Here (1999)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

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A mother and daughter search for success in Beverly Hills.

Writers: Mona Simpson, Alvin Sargent | Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Hart Bochner, Eileen Ryan

9. Bogus (1996)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.2
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Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.

Writers: Jeff Rothberg, Francis X. McCarthy Jr., Alvin Sargent | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment, Andrea Martin

10. Ready or Not (1993–1997)

23 min | Drama, Family

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Two Teenage friends come of age while going through life's struggles together.

Creator: Alyse Rosenberg | Stars: Laura Bertram, Lani Billard, Gerry Mendicino, Gail Kerbel

11. Ready or Not (1993–1997)
Episode: Thirty-Two Double A (1993)

Drama, Family

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When Amanda wants to impress an older boy at school, she decides to get her first bra. Her plan doesn't go as she wanted and all of her classmates make fun of her.

Creator: Alyse Rosenberg | Director: Alyse Rosenberg | Stars: Laura Bertram, Lani Billard, Justice Barbini, Hisani Clarke

12. Hero (I) (1992)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.

Writers: Laura Ziskin, Alvin Sargent, David Webb Peoples | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Joan Cusack

13. What About Bob? (1991)

PG | 99 min | Comedy

7.0
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60 Metascore

A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, a manipulative, obsessively compulsive narcissist, tracks him down during his family vacation.

Writers: Alvin Sargent, Laura Ziskin, Tom Schulman | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo

14. Other People's Money (1991)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Sterner, Alvin Sargent | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck, Penelope Ann Miller, Piper Laurie

15. White Palace (1990)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

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Max Baron (James Spader) is a 27-year-old high flying advertising executive still recovering from the death of his wife. One night he is in a bar when he meets Nora Baker (Susan Sarandon) a... See full summary »

Writers: Glenn Savan, Ted Tally, Alvin Sargent | Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates

16. Interrogation (1989)

118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of.

Writers: Ryszard Bugajski, Janusz Dymek | Director: Ryszard Bugajski | Stars: Krystyna Janda, Adam Ferency, Janusz Gajos, Agnieszka Holland

17. Dominick and Eugene (1988)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

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Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical ... See full summary »

Writers: Corey Blechman, Danny Porfirio, Alvin Sargent | Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Robert Levine

18. Nuts (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

Writers: Tom Topor, Darryl Ponicsan, Alvin Sargent | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

20. Ordinary People (1980)

R | 124 min | Drama

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85 Metascore

The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.

Writers: Judith Guest, Alvin Sargent | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

21. Straight Time (1978)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

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After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Bunker, Alvin Sargent, Jeffrey Boam | Directors: Ulu Grosbard, Dustin Hoffman | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton

22. The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: William Ludwig, Leonard Spigelgass | Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Bob Hope, Jack Albertson, Irwin Allen, Edward Anhalt

23. Julia (1977)

PG | 117 min | Drama

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At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

Writers: Lillian Hellman, Alvin Sargent | Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell

24. Bobby Deerfield (1977)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.

Writers: Alvin Sargent, Erich Maria Remarque | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Al Pacino, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey, Walter McGinn

25. A Star Is Born (1976)

R | 139 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.

Writers: William A. Wellman, Robert Carson, John Gregory Dunne, Joan Didion, Frank Pierson | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Busey, Oliver Clark

26. Paper Moon (1974–1975)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Vern Porter, Nellie Bellflower

27. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Birthday (1974)

Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, Alvin Sargent | Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Lucille Benson, Arnold Drake

28. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Bonnie and Clyde (1974)

Comedy

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Writers: Juanita Bartlett, Joe David Brown | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Dabbs Greer, Linda Haynes

29. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Day Off (1974)

Comedy

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Writer: Joe David Brown | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Anthony Zerbe

31. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Green Goods (1974)

Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, Howard Fast | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Jeff Donnell, Ken Swofford

32. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Harvest (1974)

Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, Bill Stratton | Director: Alex March | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Bert Freed, John William Galt

33. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Imposter (1974)

Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, Carol Sobieski | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Don Clippinger, Jeff Corey

34. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Long Division (1974)

30 min | Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, Pamela Chais | Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Mary Hampton, Vern Porter

35. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Manly Arts (1974)

Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, George Kirgo | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Ted Claassen, Barry Hamilton

36. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Second Prize (1974)

Comedy

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Writer: Joe David Brown | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster

37. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Settling (1974)

30 min | Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, Alvin Sargent | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Harry Geldard, Jacques Hampton

38. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Visions of Las Vegas (1974)

Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, Robert Foster | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Strother Martin, Vern Porter

39. Paper Moon (1974–1975)
Episode: Who Is M.P. Sellers (1974)

Comedy

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Writers: Joe David Brown, Howard Rayfiel | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Jodie Foster, Lynn Carlin, Bobbi Jordan

40. Paper Moon (1973)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

Writers: Joe David Brown, Alvin Sargent | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

41. Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

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American Walter Elbertson, in his late teens, is feeling lost within his family of overachievers. Thirty-something Englishwoman Lila Fisher is emotionally repressed. The two meet on their ... See full summary »

Writer: Alvin Sargent | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Maggie Smith, Timothy Bottoms, Don Jaime de Mora y Aragón, Emiliano Redondo

42. The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama

7.5
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From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Zindel, Alvin Sargent | Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Joanne Woodward, Nell Potts, Roberta Wallach, Judith Lowry

43. Footsteps (1972 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Sport

6.0
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A football coach is hired by a small college to shape up its football team, and he finds himself in trouble with local gamblers who don't want the team to improve.

Writers: Hamilton Maule, Alvin Sargent, Robert E. Thompson | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Richard Crenna, Joanna Pettet, Forrest Tucker, Clu Gulager

44. Norman Corwin Presents (1972– )

30 min

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Stars: Norman Corwin, Diane Baker, Gale Garnett, David McCallum

45. Norman Corwin Presents (1972– )
Episode: Pappy's Oasis (1972)

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Writer: Alvin Sargent | Director: Gene Frankel | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges, Norman Corwin

46. The Impatient Heart (1971 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

4.7
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Social worker helps others with their lives but realizes she needs help with her own life.

Writer: Alvin Sargent | Director: John Badham | Stars: Carrie Snodgress, Michael Brandon, Michael Constantine, Marian Hailey

47. I Walk the Line (1970)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

6.7
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Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful ... See full summary »

Writers: Alvin Sargent, Madison Jones | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Gregory Peck, Tuesday Weld, Estelle Parsons, Ralph Meeker

48. The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)

M | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

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Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams... See full summary »

Writers: John Nichols, Alvin Sargent | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Wendell Burton, Tim McIntire, Anita Alberts

49. The Stalking Moon (1968)

G | 109 min | Western

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When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even ... See full summary »

Writers: Alvin Sargent, Wendell Mayes, Theodore V. Olsen | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, Eva Marie Saint, Robert Forster, Noland Clay

50. Coronet Blue (1967– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

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Mike is running from some men when he falls into the harbour. He climbs out remembering only that he was running and the phrase 'coronet blue'. As the show continues from week to week, Mike... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Stars: Frank Converse, Joe Silver, Brian Bedford, Robert Burr