The Academy Award Winning And Nominated Films Of The 70's (Part 2)

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1.
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society... (120 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
2.
Young Frankenstein (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. (106 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
 
3.
Earthquake (1974)
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The stories of various people as an earthquake of unimaginable magnitude hits Los Angeles. (123 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
4.
The Island at the Top of the World (1974)
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In 1907, four explorers discover a lost colony of Vikings in the Arctic. (93 mins.)
 
5.
The Great Gatsby (1974)
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A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love. (144 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
 
6.
Daisy Miller (1974)
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In this comedy of manners, Frederick Winterbourne tries to figure out the bright and bubbly Daisy Miller, only to be helped and hindered by false judgments from their fellow friends. (91 mins.)
 
7.
The Longest Yard (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards. (121 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
8.
Benji (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A stray dog saves two kidnapped children. (86 mins.)
Director: Joe Camp
 
9.
The Little Prince (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A pilot, stranded in the desert, meets a little boy who is a prince on a planet. (88 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
10.
Gold (1974)
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Rod Slater is the newly appointed general manager of the Sonderditch gold mine, but he stumbles across an ingenious plot to flood the mine... (120 mins.)
Director: Peter Hunt
 
11.
Shanks (1974)
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A mute puppeteer uses a deceased scientist's invention to control dead bodies like puppets. (93 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
12.
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise. (92 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
13.
Closed Mondays (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A man visiting a museum sees the works of art come to life. (11 mins.)
 
14.
The Family That Dwelt Apart (1973 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A family of seven lives on a New England island with nobody else. One winter, they got stranded because the bay froze over... (8 mins.)
Director: Yvon Mallette
Stars: E.B. White
 
15.
Hunger (1974 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Peter Foldes
 
16.
Voyage to Next (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(10 mins.)
 
17.
Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Rabbit is tired of Tigger always bouncing him, so he gets Pooh and Piglet together to come up with an idea to get the bounce out of Tigger... (25 mins.)
Director: John Lounsbery
 
18.
One-Eyed Men Are Kings (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(15 mins.)
 
19.
Climb (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(22 mins.)
 
20.
The Concert (1974 Short Film)
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In this short film punctuated by cartoonlike sight gags, a self styled soloist performs a concert outside... (12 mins.)
Director: Claude Chagrin
 
21.
Planet Ocean (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
 
22.
The Violin (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
23.
Don't (1975 Documentary)
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(19 mins.)
Director: Robin Lehman
 
24.
City Out of Wilderness (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(28 mins.)
 
25.
Exploratorium (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An Oscar-nominated film with no narration showing the Exploratorium (The Palace of Arts and Science) in San Francisco. It shows many of the exhibits and the reaction of visitors to many of these. (15 mins.)
Director: Jon Boorstin
 
26.
John Muir's High Sierra (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(27 mins.)
 
27.
Naked Yoga (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Three young ladies perform yoga without clothes in the open air of Cyprus. Another does the same in a studio... (24 mins.)
Director: Paul Corsden
 
28.
Hearts and Minds (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
An examination of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam War. (112 mins.)
Director: Peter Davis
 
29.
Antonia: A Portrait of the Woman (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A special deluxe edition of the 1974 Oscar nominated documentary film about the first female conductor to conduct major orchestras in the US and Europe, Antonia Brico! (58 mins.)
Director: Jill Godmilow
 
30.
The Challenge... A Tribute to Modern Art (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(104 mins.)
Director: Herbert Kline
 
31.
The 81st Blow (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Historical documentary made up of footage and stills shot by the Nazis. A compilation of testimony from witnesses who appeared at the Eichmann trial provides a telling narrative. (92 mins.)
 
32.
The Wild and the Brave (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
(102 mins.)
Director: Eugene S. Jones
 
33.
Amarcord (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town. (123 mins.)
 
34.
Cat's Play (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story of two elderly sisters who exchange letters, and through brief flashbacks we see glimpses of their younger years. (115 mins.)
Director: Károly Makk
 
35.
The Deluge (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz. (315 mins.)
Director: Jerzy Hoffman
 
36.
Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A small town in the south-west of France, summer of 1944. Having failed to join the resistance, the 18 year old Lucien Lacombe... (138 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
37.
The Truce (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man has to come to terms with his wasted youth, estranged family and grim prospects for the future. (108 mins.)
Director: Sergio Renán
 
38.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (133 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ This and the next 54 were the nominated and winning films of the 48th Oscar ceremony, which took place in 1976, and covered the year 1975. ” - Mallorca-Moon
 
39.
Barry Lyndon (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England. (184 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
40.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
41.
Jaws (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. (124 mins.)
 
42.
Nashville (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed. (159 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
43.
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A vaudeville duo agree to reunite for a TV special, but it turns out that they can't stand each other. (111 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
44.
The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie... (117 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
45.
Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
One man show about the presidency of Harry S Truman. (104 mins.)
 
46.
The Story of Adele H (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Adèle Hugo's unrequited love for a lieutenant. (96 mins.)
 
47.
Tommy (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the object of a religious cult. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
48.
Hedda (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Henrik Ibsen's enduring drama about a Nordic femme fatale - a neurotic, controlling, strong-willed woman... (102 mins.)
Director: Trevor Nunn
 
49.
Hester Street (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have... (89 mins.)
 
50.
The Day of the Locust (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father. (144 mins.)
 
51.
Shampoo (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Lovers undo a hairdresser from Beverly Hills around Election Eve in 1968. (109 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
52.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Los Angeles private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by paroled convict Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend Velma, former seedy nightclub dancer. (95 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
 
53.
Once Is Not Enough (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A young woman goes home to New York after a long stay in Europe. Her former schoolmate introduces her to the decadence of New York and she ultimately falls in love with an older man who's a stand-in for her father, before tragedy strikes. (121 mins.)
Director: Guy Green
 
54.
Amarcord (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town. (123 mins.)
 
55.
And Now My Love (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The movie follows the lives of a woman and a man starting from several generations earlier. The story spans a whole century and several continents. (150 mins.)
Director: Claude Lelouch
 
56.
Lies My Father Told Me (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A Jewish boy grows up in 1920s Montreal with a grandfather who tells stories and a father who won't work. (102 mins.)
Director: Ján Kadár
 
57.
The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander. (129 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
58.
Scent of a Woman (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain... (103 mins.)
Director: Dino Risi
 
59.
Funny Lady (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Story of singer Fanny Brice's stormy relationship with showman Billy Rose. (136 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
60.
The Hindenburg (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames. (125 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
61.
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter. (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
62.
The Magic Flute (1975 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Queen of the Night offers her daughter Pamina to Tamino, but he has to bring her back from her father and priest Sarastro... (135 mins.)
 
63.
Bite the Bullet (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of ex-rough riders, an ex-prostitute and a gunfighter enter a horse race in the desert. (132 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
64.
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts... (119 mins.)
Director: John Milius
 
65.
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust. (117 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
66.
Whiffs (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A private applies to be a test subject for the military's new chemical weapons program. After many tests he decides to use his knowledge on chemical warfare to rob banks. He will need a partner, though. (91 mins.)
Director: Ted Post
 
67.
The Other Side of the Mountain (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Young ski champion Jill Kinmont is left paralyzed after a tragic skiing accident. Her best friend suffers the same fate after contracting polio. Jill must slowly put her life back together again with the help of those close to her. (103 mins.)
Director: Larry Peerce
 
68.
Mahogany (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers... (109 mins.)
Director: Berry Gordy
 
69.
Birds Do It, Bees Do It (1974 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(90 mins.)
 
70.
Great (Isambard Kingdom Brunel) (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An animated film about the British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who spearheaded numerous engineering marvels of the early 19th century... (30 mins.)
Director: Bob Godfrey
 
71.
Kick Me (1975 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(8 mins.)
Director: Robert Swarthe
 
72.
Monsieur Pointu (1976 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Monsieur Pointu would like to play his fiddle. But the fiddle has other ideas. (12 mins.)
 
73.
Sisyphus (1974 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The film is an artistically spare depiction of the Greek myth of Sysiphus, sentenced to eternally roll a stone up a mountain... (3 mins.)
 
74.
Angel and Big Joe (1975 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Big Joe is a lineman for the telephone company. Angel is a teenage migrant worker. They form an unlikely alliance and start a rose-growing business... (27 mins.)
Director: Bert Salzman
 
75.
Conquest of Light (1975 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Louis Marcus
 
76.
Dawn Flight (1976 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(29 mins.)
 
77.
A Day in the Life of Bonnie Consolo (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Daily life of woman without arms. (17 mins.)
 
78.
Doubletalk (1975 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(10 mins.)
Director: Alan Beattie
 
79.
The End of the Game (1976 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A veteran cop and his young assistant (Jon Voght) investigate the murder of a fellow officer. (29 mins.)
Director: Robin Lehman
 
80.
Arthur and Lillie (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(29 mins.)
Director: Jon Else
 
81.
Millions of Years Ahead of Man (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
82.
Probes in Space (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
83.
Whistling Smith (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A profile of Sergeant Bernie "Whistling" Smith, police officer. (27 mins.)
 
84.
The Man Who Skied Down Everest (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Japanese skier ultimately dreamed of literally skiing Mt. Everest. He planned to ski some 8,000 feet down an icy glacier at a 40 to 45 degree angle... (86 mins.)
 
85.
The California Reich (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A documentary about the Nazi party in America. (55 mins.)
 
86.
Fighting for Our Lives (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A great documentary about the United Farm Workers Movement and their non-violent struggle against police brutality in 1973. (59 mins.)
 
87.
The Incredible Machine (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
"Journey" inside the human body, using advanced technology of microscopic photography and sound, including scenes of heat radiation, color x-rays and camera exploration of a living human heart. (59 mins.)
 
88.
The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Documentary on mainland Chinese life. (74 mins.)
 
89.
Dersu Uzala (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter. (144 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosava
 
90.
Letters from Marusia (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
It is 1925 and working conditions in Chile are abysmal. The miners of Marusia go on strike, but the mine owners and the Government use the Chilean Army crush them. (110 mins.)
Director: Miguel Littin
 
91.
The Promised Land (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
At the turn of the century, Lodz, Poland was a quick-paced manufacturing center for textiles, replete... (179 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
92.
Sandakan 8 (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A journalist interviews an old woman who was forced into prostitution, just like many other Japanese women working in Asia outside of Japan during the first half of the 20th century. She worked in a Malaysian brothel called Sandakan 8. (120 mins.)
Director: Kei Kumai
 
93.
Rocky (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. (120 mins.)
“ This and the next 49 were the nominated and winning films of the 49th Oscar ceremony, which took place in 1977, and covered the year 1976. ” - Mallorca-Moon
 
94.
All the President's Men (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation. (138 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
 
95.
Bound for Glory (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The early life of Woody Guthrie as a vagabond folk singer. (147 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
96.
Network (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (121 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
97.
Taxi Driver (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process. (113 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
98.
Seven Beauties (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The defense of honor, a strong value in Neapolitan society, and his effects on the life of everyman Pasquale Frafuso. (115 mins.)
 
99.
Cousin cousine (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two distant cousins meet at a wedding banquet for an elderly couple. Over time, a close friendship develops between them, but their spouses begin to think that they are more than just friends. (95 mins.)
 
100.
Carrie (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. (98 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma