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Films I've seen that were based on plays and musicals, with original author.
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1.
The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
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Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Petruchio tames his wealthy, shrewish wife, Katharina. (122 mins.)
“ William Shakespeare (est. 1593) ” - marginalprophet
 
2.
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
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When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues. (138 mins.)
“ William Shakespeare (est. 1594) ” - marginalprophet
 
3.
Hamlet (1948)
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king. (154 mins.)
“ William Shakespeare (1600) ” - marginalprophet
 
4.
Doctor Faustus (1967)
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A man sells his soul to the devil in order to have the woman he loves. (93 mins.)
“ Christopher Marlowe (1604) ” - marginalprophet
 
5.
Hedda Gabler (1981 TV Movie)
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Hedda Gabler is a beautiful woman married to the solid and respectable academic George Tesman. Then an old flame, the dreamer Eilert Lovborg, turns up on the scene with tragic results. (78 mins.)
Director: David Cunliffe
“ Henrik Ibsen (1890) ” - marginalprophet
 
6.
Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar who teaches her how to rule Egypt. (138 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Pascal
“ George Bernard Shaw (1898) ” - marginalprophet
 
7.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century. (85 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
“ William Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle (1899) ” - marginalprophet
 
8.
The Blue Bird (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A pair of peasant children, Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, are led on a magical quest for the fabulous Blue Bird of Happiness by the Fairy Berylune... (99 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Maurice Maeterlinck (1908) ” - marginalprophet
 
9.
Anna Christie (1930)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young woman reunites with her estranged father and falls in love with a sailor, but struggles to tell them about her dark past. (89 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
“ Eugene O'Neill (1920) ” - marginalprophet
 
10.
The Bat (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A crazed killer known as "The Bat" is on the loose in a mansion full of people. (80 mins.)
Director: Crane Wilbur
“ Mary Roberts Rinehart with Avery Hopwood (1920) ” - marginalprophet
 
11.
The Wednesday Play (1964 TV Series)
Episode: The Vortex (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Young Nicky Lancaster must cope with the discovery that his socialite mother is a drug addict. (75 mins.)
“ Noël Coward (1924) ” - marginalprophet
 
12.
Desire Under the Elms (1958)
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Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion... (111 mins.)
Director: Delbert Mann
“ Eugene O'Neill (1924) ” - marginalprophet
 
13.
Hay Fever (1984 TV Movie)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Cedric Messina
“ Noël Coward (1925) ” - marginalprophet
 
14.
Show Boat (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour. (108 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on Edna Ferber's novel (1927) ” - marginalprophet
 
15.
The Front Page (1974)
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As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence. (105 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur (1928) ” - marginalprophet
 
16.
Strange Interlude (1932)
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After Nina Leeds finds out that insanity runs in her husband's family, she has a love child with a handsome doctor and lets her husband believes the child is his. (109 mins.)
“ Eugene O'Neill (1928) ” - marginalprophet
 
17.
Private Lives (1976 TV Movie)
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Amanda and Elyot used to be tempestuously married to each other. Now, each has remarried - and they find themselves in adjoining suites at the same hotel.
Director: John Gorrie
“ Noël Coward (1930) ” - marginalprophet
 
18.
Dinner at Eight (1933)
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Affluent Millicent and Oliver Jordan throw a dinner for a handful of wealthy and/or well-born acquaintances, each of whom has much to reveal. (111 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber (1932) ” - marginalprophet
 
19.
BBC Play of the Month (1965 TV Series)
Episode: Design for Living (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A woman cannot decide between two men who love her, and the trio agree to try living together in a platonic friendly relationship. (120 mins.)
“ Noël Coward (1933) ” - marginalprophet
 
20.
These Three (1936)
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Two school teachers and the man they both love face ruin when a malicious student cooks up a lie. (93 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Lillian Hellman (1934) ” - marginalprophet
 
21.
The Children's Hour (1961)
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A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians. (108 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ Lillian Hellman (1934) ” - marginalprophet
 
22.
The Petrified Forest (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert. (82 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ Robert E. Sherwood (1935) ” - marginalprophet
 
23.
Stage Door (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A boardinghouse full of aspiring actresses and their ambitions, dreams and disappointments. (92 mins.)
Director: Gregory LaCava
“ George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber (1936)

(film bears little resemblance to the play) ” - marginalprophet
 
24.
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family. (126 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart (1936) ” - marginalprophet
 
25.
The Corn Is Green (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A schoolteacher becomes the mentor of a talented young miner and seeks to get him into a university. (115 mins.)
Director: Irving Rapper
“ Emlyn Williams (1938) ” - marginalprophet
 
26.
The Corn Is Green (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A strong-willed teacher, determined to educate the poor and illiterate youth of an impoverished Welsh village, discovers one student whom she believes to have the seeds of genius in him. (93 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Emlyn Williams (1938) ” - marginalprophet
 
27.
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. (112 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Philip Barry (1939) ” - marginalprophet
 
28.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. (118 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ Joseph Kesselring (1939) ” - marginalprophet
 
29.
Casablanca (1942)
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In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Murray Burnett and Joan Alison (1940-unpublished)

Everybody Comes to Rick's ” - marginalprophet
 
30.
Gaslight (1944)
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Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane. (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ Patrick Hamilton (1941)

aka Angel Street ” - marginalprophet
 
31.
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother... (174 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ Eugene O'Neill (1941) ” - marginalprophet
 
32.
Harvey (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows. (104 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ Mary Chase (1944) ” - marginalprophet
 
33.
This Property Is Condemned (1966)
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A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income)... (110 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
“ Tennessee Williams (1946) ” - marginalprophet
 
34.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her. (122 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Tennessee Williams (1947) ” - marginalprophet
 
35.
Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)
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An emotionally remote recovering alcoholic and his dowdy, unambitious wife face a personal crisis when they take in an attractive lodger. (99 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
“ William Inge (1950) ” - marginalprophet
 
36.
Bell Book and Candle (1958)
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A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
“ John Van Druten (1950) ” - marginalprophet
 
37.
The Pajama Game (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An Iowa pajama factory worker falls in love with an affable superintendent who had been hired by the factory's boss to help oppose the workers' demand for a pay rise. (101 mins.)
“ novel 7½ Cents by Richard Bissel, score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross (1954) ” - marginalprophet
 
38.
A Hatful of Rain (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Korean War veteran's morphine addiction wreaks havoc upon his family. (109 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
“ Michael Vincenzo Gazzo (1955) ” - marginalprophet
 
39.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son. (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
“ Tennessee Williams (1955) ” - marginalprophet
 
40.
Auntie Mame (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An orphan goes to live with his free-spirited aunt. Conflict ensues when the executor of his father's estate objects to the aunt's lifestyle. (143 mins.)
Director: Morton DaCosta
“ adapted for the stage by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee from Patrick Dennis novel (1956) ” - marginalprophet
 
41.
My Fair Lady (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
“ book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe (1956) ” - marginalprophet
 
42.
The Miracle Worker (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
“ William Gibson (1957) ” - marginalprophet
 
43.
West Side Story (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. (152 mins.)
“ book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (1957) ” - marginalprophet
 
44.
Great Performances (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Suddenly, Last Summer (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth.
“ Tennessee Williams (1958) ” - marginalprophet
 
45.
Toys in the Attic (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Julian Berniers and Lily Prine have just gotten married. They have been in Chicago on business before returning to their home town of New Orleans... (90 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ Lillian Hellman (1960) ” - marginalprophet
 
46.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted. (112 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
“ music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and book by Thomas Meehan (1960) ” - marginalprophet
 
47.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder. (121 mins.)
Director: David Swift
“ music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert (1961)

based on Shepherd Mead's 1952 book ” - marginalprophet
 
48.
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life. (125 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ Tennessee Williams (1961) ” - marginalprophet
 
49.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A bitter, aging couple, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other. (131 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ Edward Albee (1961-62) ” - marginalprophet
 
50.
Alfie (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An unrepentant ladies' man gradually begins to understand the consequences of his lifestyle. (114 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ Bill Naughton (1963) ” - marginalprophet
 
51.
Barefoot in the Park (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment. (106 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ Neil Simon (1963) ” - marginalprophet
 
52.
The Subject Was Roses (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young man returning home from World War II finds himself caught up in his parents' turbulent relationship. (107 mins.)
Director: Ulu Grosbard
“ Frank D. Gilroy (1964) ” - marginalprophet
 
53.
The Killing of Sister George (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However... (138 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ Frank Marcus (1964) ” - marginalprophet
 
54.
Any Wednesday (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when... (109 mins.)
“ Muriel Resnick (1964) ” - marginalprophet
 
55.
Great Performances (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Hogan's Goat (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young Irish ward boss has a chance to be elected mayor, but the disgraced current mayor makes sure the candidate's wife learns about his affair with a just-deceased rich girl.
“ William Alfred (1965) ” - marginalprophet
 
56.
The Odd Couple (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. (105 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ Neil Simon (1965) ” - marginalprophet
 
57.
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters... (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Newman
“ Paul Zindel (1965) ” - marginalprophet
 
58.
Mame (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
It's the late 1920s. Upon the death of wealthy Chicagoan Edward Dennis, his nine-year old son Patrick Dennis... (132 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ Jerry Herman (1966) ” - marginalprophet
 
59.
Wait Until Dark (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. (108 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ Frederick Knott (1966) ” - marginalprophet
 
60.
Cabaret (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them. (124 mins.)
Director: Bob Fosse
“ book by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb (1966) ” - marginalprophet
 
61.
Plaza Suite (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Three vignettes, each set in room 719 of New York's Plaza Hotel, make up this comedy. (114 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
“ Neil Simon (1968) ” - marginalprophet
 
62.
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A neurotic film critic obsessed with the movie Casablanca attempts to get over his wife leaving him by dating again with the help of a married couple and his illusory idol, Humphrey Bogart. (85 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
“ Woody Allen (1969) ” - marginalprophet
 
63.
Butterflies Are Free (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother, and befriends the freethinking young woman next door. (109 mins.)
Director: Milton Katselas
“ Leonard Gershe (1969) ” - marginalprophet
 
64.
Grease (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
“ Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey (1971) ” - marginalprophet
 
65.
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A suddenly unemployed ex-executive suffers a nervous breakdown. (98 mins.)
Director: Melvin Frank
“ Neil Simon (1971) ” - marginalprophet
 
66.
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
“ Neil Simon (1972) ” - marginalprophet
 
67.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. (100 mins.)
Director: Jim Sharman
“ Richard O'Brien (1973)

The Rocky Horror Show ” - marginalprophet
 
68.
La Cage aux Folles (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married... (103 mins.)
“ Jean Poiret (1973) ” - marginalprophet
 
69.
The Wiz (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
An adaptation of 'The Wizard of Oz' that tries to capture the essence of the African-American experience. (134 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown (1974) ” - marginalprophet
 
70.
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.)
“ Samuel Gallu (1975) ” - marginalprophet
 
71.
Chicago (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago. (113 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse (1975) ” - marginalprophet
 
72.
The Ritz (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells... (91 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ Terrence McNally (1975) ” - marginalprophet
 
73.
For Colored Girls (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Each of the women portray one of the characters represented in the collection of twenty poems, revealing different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular. (133 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
“ Ntozake Shange (1975) ” - marginalprophet
 
74.
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they... (119 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
“ Bernard Slade (1975) ” - marginalprophet
 
75.
California Suite (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel. (103 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
“ Neil Simon (1976) ” - marginalprophet
 
76.
The Shadow Box (1980 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Three terminally-ill cancer patients dwell in separate cottages on a hospital's grounds, where they are attended and visited by both family and close friends. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Newman
“ Michael Cristofer (1977) ” - marginalprophet
 
77.
Annie (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young orphan girl's adventures in finding a family that will take her. (126 mins.)
Director: John Huston
“ music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and book by Thomas Meehan (1977) ” - marginalprophet
 
78.
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ken Harrison is an artist who makes sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down... (119 mins.)
Director: John Badham
“ Brian Clark (1978)

from his 1972 television play ” - marginalprophet
 
79.
Deathtrap (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script. (116 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
“ Ira Levin (1978) ” - marginalprophet
 
80.
American Playhouse (1981 TV Series)
Episode: The Fifth of July (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Ken Talley is 32, strong, goodlooking and a Vietnam vet with both legs shot off seven years earlier...
“ Lanford Wilson (1978) ” - marginalprophet
 
81.
The Elephant Man (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. (124 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Bernard Pomerance (1979) ” - marginalprophet
 
82.
Amadeus (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum. (160 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ Peter Shaffer (1979)

inspired by Mozart and Salieri, a short play by Aleksandr Pushkin which was later adapted into an opera of the same name by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov ” - marginalprophet
 
83.
On Golden Pond (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms. (109 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
“ Ernest Thompson (1979) ” - marginalprophet
 
84.
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein re-creates his role as the unsinkable Arnold... (120 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
“ Harvey Fierstein (1981) ” - marginalprophet
 
85.
Agnes of God (1985)
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When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court-appointed psychiatrist investigates her case. (98 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ John Pielmeier (1982) ” - marginalprophet
 
86.
The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe (1991)
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(120 mins.)
Director: John Bailey
“ Jane Wagner (1985) ” - marginalprophet
 
87.
Death and the Maiden (1994)
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A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government. (103 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Ariel Dorfman (1990) ” - marginalprophet
 
88.
The Libertine (2004)
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The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work. (114 mins.)
“ Stephen Jeffreys (1994) ” - marginalprophet
 
89.
Mamma Mia! (2008)
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The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA. (108 mins.)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
“ Catherine Johnson (1999) ” - marginalprophet