Connections: Breaker Morant

Conntecting a series of movies through each movie's second billed performer
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1.
Breaker Morant (1980)
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Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. (107 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
2.
The Earthling (1980)
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Patrick Foley has been on the move all his life. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up... (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
“ Connected to "Breaker Morant" through Jack Thompson. ” - smitty008
 
3.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980 TV Movie)
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An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust. (103 mins.)
Director: Jack Gold
“ Connected to "The Earthling" through Rick Schroeder. ” - smitty008
 
4.
Lovesick (1983)
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A psychiatrist who falls in love with a patient is visited by the spirit of Sigmund Freud, who gives him advice on how to handle it. (95 mins.)
“ Connected to "Little Lord Fauntleroy" through Alec Guiness. ” - smitty008
 
5.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. (229 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
“ Connected to "Lovesick" through Elizabeth McGovern. ” - smitty008
 
6.
Against All Odds (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear. (128 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
“ Connected to "Once Upon a Time in America" through James Woods. ” - smitty008
 
7.
Starman (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them. (115 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Connected to "Against All Odds" by Jeff Bridges. ” - smitty008
 
8.
Terminus (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
In a sort of "Mad Max" futuristic adventure, an international sport has been established where a driver... (115 mins.)
“ Connected to "Starman" through Karen Allen. ” - smitty008
 
9.
Devil's Paradise (1987)
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At the start of the 20th century, a man lives in solitude on an island. One day on the mainland, he saves a young woman from some nasty folk and takes her with him to his island. Her former captors soon find the island as well. (94 mins.)
Director: Vadim Glowna
“ Connected to "Terminus" through Jürgen Prochnow. ” - smitty008
 
10.
September (1987)
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At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children. (82 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Connected to "Devil's Paradise" through Sam Waterston. ” - smitty008
 
11.
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
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A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife. (107 mins.)
Director: James Bridges
 
12.
Young Guns (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of young gunmen, led by Billy the Kid, become deputies to avenge the murder of the rancher who became their benefactor. But when Billy takes their authority too far, they become the hunted. (107 mins.)
“ Connected to "Bright Lights, Big City" through Kiefer Sutherland. ” - smitty008
 
13.
Dakota (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
John Dakota is young bum with a hidden past. He meets a nice family and works on their ranch. He soon... (97 mins.)
Director: Fred Holmes
“ Connected to "Young Guns" through Lou Diamond Phillips. DeeDee Norton was second billed. As this was her last credited movie role, here the list ends. ” - smitty008