Film Actor Facts and Ironies

I watch movies all the time. The more I watch, the more I notice connections between actors in films. And so I make this list to show everybody else what they are missing in movies.
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1.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (134 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
“ Paul Giamatti, Alfre Woodard, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, and Brad Pitt all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Giamatti for Cinderella Man (2005)
Pitt for 12 Monkeys (1995)
Fassbender for this film
Nyong'o for this film which she won
Woodard for Cross Creek (1983)

Pitt and Giamatti both worked with Christopher Plummer;
Pitt for 12 Monkeys (1995)
Giamatti for Winchell (1999)TV and The Last Station (2009)

Chiwotel Ejiofor, Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Fassbender, and Quazane Wallis all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Ejiofor for this film
Pitt for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Moneyball (2011)
Cumberbatch for The Imitation Game (2014)
Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Fassbender for Steve Jobs (2015)

Ejiofor and Giamatti both worked with Clive Owen;
Ejiofor for Children of Men (2006)
Giamatti for Shoot'em Up (2007) and Duplicity (2009)

Giamatti and Pitt both worked with George Clooney;
Giamatti for The Ides of March (2011)
Pitt for Ocean's Eleven (2001), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Ocean's Thirteen (2007), and Burn After Reading (2008)

Ejiofor and Giamatti both worked with William Hurt;
Ejiofor for Endgame (2009)TV
Giamatti for Too Big To Fail (2011)TV

Giamatti and Pitt both worked with Matt Damon;
Giamatti for Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Pitt for Ocean's Eleven (2001), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Ocean's Twelve (2005), and Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

They both worked with Harrison Ford;
Giamatti for Sabrina (1995)
Pitt for The Devil's Own (1997)

Pitt, Giamatti, and Cumberbatch all worked with Julia Roberts;
Giamatti for Duplicity (2009)
Pitt for Ocean's Eleven (2001), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), and Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Cumberbatch for August Osage County (2013)

Ejiofor and Woodard both worked on films involving Nelson Mandela;
Ejiofor for Endgame (2009)TV
Woodard for Mandela (1987)TV

They both worked with Danny Glover;
Ejiofor for 2012 (2009)
Woodard for Mandela (1987)TV ” - stewiec85
 
2.
13 Going on 30 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A girl makes a wish on her 13th birthday and wakes up the next day as a 30-year-old woman. (98 mins.)
Director: Gary Winick
“ Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo both played Marvel Comics Super Heroes;
Garner as Electra in Daredevil (2003) and Electra (2005)
Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk in The Avengers (2012) and Avengers Age of Ultron (2015)

They both worked on films about AIDS;
Garner for Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Ruffalo for The Normal Heart (2014)TV ” - stewiec85
 
3.
2 Guns (2013)
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Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold. (109 mins.)
“ Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Washington for Cry Freedom (1987) and Glory (1989) which he won
Wahlberg for The Departed (2006)

Washington and Edward James Olmos both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;

Washington for Malcolm X (1992), The Hurricane (1999), Training Day (2001) which he won, and Flight (2012)

Olmos for Stand and Deliver (1988)

They both starred in boxing movies;
Washington for The Hurricane (1999)
Wahlberg for The Fighter (2010)

Olmos and Washington both played real-life educators who try to make a difference for his students;
Olmos for Stand and Deliver (1988)
Washington for Hard Lessons (1985)TV and Remember The Titans (2000)

They both worked with Lou Diamond Phillips;
Washington for Courage Under Fire (1996)
Olmos for Stand and Deliver (1988)

Wahlberg and Washington both worked with Matt Damon;
Wahlberg for The Departed (2006)
Washington for Courage Under Fire (1996)

They both worked with Melissa Leo;
Wahlberg for The Fighter (2010)
Washington for The Equalizer (2014) ” - stewiec85
 
4.
2010 (1984)
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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery. (116 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ Roy Scheider, Helen Mirren, and John Lithgow all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Scheider for The French Connection (1971)
Mirren for The Madness of King George (1994) and Gosford Park (2001)
Lithgow for The World According To Garp (1982) and Terms of Endearment (1983)

Both Scheider and Mirren also earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Scheider for All That Jazz (1979)
Mirren for The Queen (2006) which she won and The Last Station (2009)

Scheider and Lithgow both worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Scheider for The French Connection (1971)
Lithgow for Terms of Endearment (1983) ” - stewiec85
 
5.
2012 (2009)
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A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind. (158 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ Chiwetel Ejiofor and Danny Glover both played former presidents of South Africa;
Ejiofor as Thabo Mbeki in Endgame (2009)TV
Glover as Nelson Mandela in Mandela (1987)TV

They both worked with Morgan Freeman;
Ejiofor for Amistad (1997)
Glover for Bopha! (1993)

They both worked with Alfre Woodard;
Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Glover for Mandela (1987)TV, Grand Canyon (1991), and Bopha! (1993)

Ejiofor and Woody Harrelson both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Harrelson for The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

Ejiofor, Harrelson, and Thandie Newton all starred in films about racism that won Best Picture Oscars;
Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Newton for Crash (2004)
Harrelson for No Country For Old Men (2007)

Ejiofor and Newton both worked with Don Cheadle;
Ejiofor for Talk To Me (2007)
Newton for Crash (2004)

Ejiofor and Harrelson both worked with Matthew McConaughey;
Ejiofor for Amistad (1997)
Harrelson for EdTV (1999), Surfer, dude (2008), and True Detective (2014-)TV

Harrelson and George Segal both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Harrelson for The Messenger (2009)
Segal for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966) ” - stewiec85
 
6.
21 (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings. (123 mins.)
Director: Robert Luketic
“ Kevin Spacey and Laurence Fishburne both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Spacey for American Beauty (1999) which he won
Fishburne for What's Love Got To Do With It? (1993)

Spacey and Fishburne also earned Oscar Nominations for playing villains;
Spacey for Best Supporting Actor in The Usual Suspects (1995) which he won
Fishburne for Best Actor in What's Love Got To Do With It? (1993)

Spacey and Fishburne also played real-life musicians;
Spacey as Bobby Darin in Beyond The Sea (2004)
Fishburne as Ike Turner in What's Love Got To Do With It? (1993)

Spacey and Fishburne also starred in films about threats of disease;
Spacey for Outbreak (1995)
Fishburne for Contagion (2011)

They also costarred in Superman films;
Spacey for Superman Returns (2006)
Fishburne for Man of Steel (2013)

They both also played real-life famous litigators:
Spacey as Clarence Darrow in Darrow (1991)TV
Fishburne as Thurgood Marshall in Thurgood (2011)TV ” - stewiec85
 
7.
21 Grams (2003)
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A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con. (124 mins.)
“ Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, and Melissa Leo all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Penn for Dead Man Walking (1995), Sweet and Lowdown (1999), I Am Sam (2001), Mystic River (2003) which he won, and Milk (2008) which he won
Watts for this film and The Impossible (2012)
Leo for Frozen River (2008)

Leo and Benicio Del Toro both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscars;
Leo for The Fighter (2010)
Del Toro for Traffic (2000)

Penn and Watts worked together again in Fair Game (2010)

Penn and Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu both worked with Javier Bardem in films which earned Bardem a Best Actor Oscar Nomination for both;
Penn in Before Night Falls (2000)
Inarritu in Biutiful (2010)

Penn and Leo also earned Oscars for playing in films set in Boston MA;
Penn for Mystic River (2003)
Leo for The Fighter (2010) ” - stewiec85
 
8.
25th Hour (2002)
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Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term. (135 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
“ Edward Norton, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and Anna Paquin all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Norton for Primal Fear (1996) and Birdman: (Or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Hoffman for Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Doubt (2008), and The Master (2012)
Paquin for The Piano (1993) which she won

Norton and Hoffman also earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Norton for American History X (1998)
Hofman for Capote (2005) which he won

Norton and Hoffman also earned Oscar Nominations for playing villains;
Norton for Primal Fear (1996)
Hoffman for Doubt (2008) and The Master (2012) ” - stewiec85
 
9.
28 Days (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine. (103 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
“ Sandra Bullock and Viggo Mortensen both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Mortensen for Eastern Promises (2007)
Bullock for The Blind Side (2009) which she won and Gravity (2013)

Diane Ladd and Marriane Jean Baptiste all earned Best Supporting Actress Oscar Nominations;
Ladd for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Wild At Heart (1990), and Rambling Rose (1991)
Baptiste for Secrets & Lies (1996)

Both Bullock and Mortensen worked with Sylvester Stallone;
Bullock for Demolition Man (1993)
Mortensen for Daylight (1996) ” - stewiec85
 
10.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
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A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who's awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher. (122 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
“ Russell Crowe and Christian Bale both played real-life boxers;
Crowe as Jim Braddock for Cinderella Man (2005)
Bale as Dicky Ecklund for The Fighter (2010)

Crowe, Bale and Peter Fonda all earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;

Crowe for The Insider (1999), Gladiator (2000) which he won, and A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Bale for American Hustle (2013)

Fonda for Ulee's Gold (1997)

Fonda and Bale both worked with Casey Affleck;
Fonda for The Assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford (2007)
Bale for Out of the Furnace (2013)

Crowe and Bale both worked on films based on DC Comics;
Crowe for Man of Steel (2013)
Bale for Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012) ” - stewiec85
 
11.
48 Hrs. (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer. (96 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Murphy for Dreamgirls (2006)
Nolte for Warrior (2011)

They both earn Golden Globes in their first Oscar Nominations;
Murphy for Best Supporting Actor in Dreamgirls (2006)
Nolte for Best Actor in The Prince of Tides (1991)

They both worked with James Coburn;
Murphy for The Nutty Professor (1995)
Nolte for Affliction (1998) ” - stewiec85
 
12.
50/50 (2011)
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Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
“ Angelica Huston and Anna Kendrick both earned Best Supporting Actress Oscar Nominations prior to this film;
Huston for Prizzi's Honor (1985) which she won and Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Kendrick for Up in the Air (2009)

Huston and Kendrick both worked with Vera Farmiga;
Huston for Iron Jawed Angels (2004)TV
Kendrick for Up in the Air (2009) ” - stewiec85
 
13.
8 Mile (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem. (110 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
“ Kim Basinger and Michael Shannon both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Basinger for L.A. Confidential (1997) which she won
Shannon for Revolutionary Road (2008)

They both costarred in films based on DC comics;
Basinger for Batman (1989)
Shannon for Man of Steel (2013)

They both worked with Alec Baldwin;
Basinger for The Marrying Man (1991) and The Getaway (1994)
Shannon for Pearl Harbor (2001)

They both worked with Russell Crowe;
Basinger for L.A. Confidential (1997)
Shannon for Man of Steel (2013)

Basinger and Brittany Murphy both worked with Michael Douglas;
Basinger for The Sentinel (2006)
Murphy for Don't Say A Word (2001) ” - stewiec85
 
14.
8MM (1999)
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A private investigator is hired to discover if a "snuff film" is authentic or not. (123 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ Nicolas Cage and Joaquin Phoenix both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Cage for Leaving Las Vegas (1995) which he won and Adaptation (2002)
Phoenix for Walk The Line (2005) and The Master (2012)

Phoenix and Catherine Keener both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Keener for Being John Malkovich (1999) and Capote (2005)
Phoenix for Gladiator (2000)

They both worked with Phillip Seymour Hoffman;
Keener for Capote (2005), Synecdoche, New York (2008), and A Late Quartet (2012)
Phoenix for The Master (2012) ” - stewiec85
 
15.
9 (2009)
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A rag doll that awakens in a postapocalyptic future holds the key to humanity's salvation. (79 mins.)
Director: Shane Acker
“ John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connolly, Christopher Plummer, and Martin Landau all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Reilly for Chicago (2002)
Connolly for A Beautiful Mind (2001) which she won
Plummer for The Last Station (2009) and Beginners (2011) which he won
Landau for Tucker: The Man and his Dream (1988), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), and Ed Wood (1994) which he won

Reilly, Plummer, Connolly, and Elijah Wood all worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Reilly for Chicago (2002)
Plummer for The Sound of Music (1965) and A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Connolly for A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Wood for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) ” - stewiec85
 
16.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ Russell Crowe and Christopher Plummer worked together before in the film 'The Insider' (1999).

They both also worked with Helen Mirren in different films;
Crowe for State of Play (2009)
Plummer for The Last Station (2009)

Plummer, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, and Judd Hirsch all earned themselves Oscar Nominations in the Supporting Role;
Plummer for The Last Station (2009) and Beginners (2011) which he won
Harris for Apollo 13 (1995), The Truman Show (1998), The Hours (2002)
Connelly for this film which she won
Hirsch for Ordinary People (1980)

Harris and Crowe competed against each other for Best Actor Oscar, Crowe won ;
Harris for Pollock (2000)
Crowe for Gladiator (2000) which he won

Plummer and Harris both played homosexual characters who are dying and earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Plummer for Beginners (2011) which he won
Harris for The Hours (2002)

Crowe and Harris both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Crowe for The Insider (1999), Gladiator (2000) which he won, and this film
Harris for Pollock (2000)

Plummer, Harris, Crowe, Connolly, and Hirsch all worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Plummer for The Sound of Music (1965) and this film
Harris for this film
Crowe for Gladiator (2000) and this film
Hirsch for Ordinary People (1980)
Connolly for this film

Anthony Rapp, Crowe, and Plummer all worked on musicals;
Crowe for Les Miserables (2012)
Plummer for The Sound of Music (1965)
Rapp for Rent (2005)

Crowe and Connolly both worked with Djimon Hounsou;
Crowe for Gladiator (2000)
Connolly for Blood Diamond (2006)

They both worked with Leonardo DiCaprio;
Crowe for Body of Lies (2008)
Connolly for Blood Diamond (2006)

Adam Goldberg and Plummer both worked with Denzel Washington;
Goldberg for Deja Vu (2006)
Plummer for Malcolm X (1992) and Inside Man (2006)

Plummer, Goldberg, Hariis, director Ron Howard, and Paul Bettany all worked with Tom Hanks;
Goldberg for Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Plummer for Dragnet (1987)
Harris for Apollo 13 (1995)
Howard for Apollo 13 (1995), The Da Vinci Code (2006), and Angels and Demons (2009)
Bettany for The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Connolly, Bettany, and Josh Lucas all worked on films based on Marvel Comics;
Connolly and Lucas for Hulk (2003)
Bettany for Iron Man (2008), Iron Man II (2010), The Avengers (2012), Iron Man III (2012), Avengers Age of Ultron (2015), and Captain America Civil War (2016) ” - stewiec85
 
17.
A Dark Truth (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A former CIA operative turned political talk show host is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company's cover-up of a massacre in a South American village. (106 mins.)
Director: Damian Lee
“ Since Forest Whitaker and Andy Garcia worked together in this film, they both earned Oscar Nominations for playing villains;
Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006) which he won
Garcia for The Godfather Part III (1990)

They both also played real-life instrument playing musicians;
Whitaker as Charlie Parker, a Alto-Saxophone player for Bird (1988)
Garcia as Arturo Sandoval, a Trumpet player for For Love or Country; The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000)TV ” - stewiec85
 
18.
A Dry White Season (1989)
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Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level... (97 mins.)
Director: Euzhan Palcy
“ Janet Suzman, Susan Sarandon and Marlon Brando all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Suzman for Nicholas and Alexandria (1971)
Sarandon for Atlantic City (1980), Thelma & Louise (1991), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), The Client (1994), and Dead Man Walking (1995) which he won
Brando for A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), Viva Zapata (1952), Julius Caesar (1953), On The Waterfront (1954) which he won, Sayanara (1957), The Godfather (1972) which he won, and Last Tango in Paris (1972)

Brando and Donald Sutherland both worked with Robert Duvall;
Brando for The Godfather (1972) and Apocalypse Now (1979)
Sutherland for MASH (1970)

They both worked on films about Vietnam;
Brando for Apocalypse Now (1979)
Sutherland for MASH (1970)

They both worked with Frederick Forrest;
Brando for Apocalypse Now (1979)
Sutherland for Path To War (2002)TV

They both worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Brando for On The Waterfront (1954) and The Godfather (1972)
Sutherland for Ordinary People (1980)

Both Sarandon and Brando worked with Al Pacino;
Sarandon for You Don't Know Jack (2010)TV
Brando for The Godfather (1972)

Both Sarandon and Sutherland worked with film director Oliver Stone;
Sarandon for Wall Street Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Sutherland for JFK (1991)

They both worked with Alec Baldwin;
Sarandon for Elizabethtown (2005)
Sutherland for Path To War (2002)TV ” - stewiec85
 
19.
A Few Days in September (2006)
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September the 1st, 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world... (116 mins.)
“ Juliette Binoche and Nick Nolte both earned Best Actor/Actress and Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Best Supporting Actor/Actress;
Binoche for The English Patient (1996) which she won
Nolte for Warrior (2011)
Best Actor/Actress;
Binoche for Chocolat (2002)
Nolte for The Prince of Tides (1991) and Affliction (1998)

John Turturro and Nolte both worked with actor/director Robert Redford;
Turturro for Quiz Show (1994)
Nolte for A Walk in the Woods (2015)

They both worked with George Clooney;
Turturro for Oh Brother Wherer Art Thou (2000)
Nolte for The Thin Red Line (1998) ” - stewiec85
 
20.
A Good Woman (2004)
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While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore). (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Barker
“ Helen Hunt and Tom Wilkinson both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Hunt for As Good As It Gets (1997) which she won
Wilkinson for In The Bedroom (2001)

Wilkinson and Hunt along with Scarlett Johannson worked with Colin Firth;
Wilkinson for Shakespeare in Love (1998) and The Girl With a Pearl Earring (2004)
Hunt for Then She Found Me (2008)
Johannson for The Girl With The Pearl Earring (2004)

Wilkinson and Hunt also earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Wilkinson for Michael Clayton (2007)
Hunt for The Sessions (2012) ” - stewiec85
 
21.
A Good Year (2006)
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A British investment broker inherits his uncle's chateau and vineyard in Provence, where he spent much of his childhood. He discovers a new laid-back lifestyle as he tries to renovate the estate to be sold. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, and Albert Finney all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;

Crowe for The Insider (1999), Gladiator (2000) which he won, and A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Cotillard for La Vie En Rose (2007) which she won and Two Days, One Night (2014)

Finney for Tom Jones (1967), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Dresser (1983), and Under The Volcano (1984)

Crowe and Finney all worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Crowe for Gladiator (2000) and A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Finney for Tom Jones (1967) ” - stewiec85
 
22.
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
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The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, N.Y., during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs or in prison, he comes to believe he has been saved from their fate by various so-called saints. (100 mins.)
Director: Dito Montiel
“ Chazz Palminteri, Robert Downey Jr., Eric Roberts, and Dianne Wiest all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations before and after this film;
Palminteri for Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Wiest for Hannah and her Sisters (1986) which she won, Parenthood (1989), and Bullets Over Broadway (1994) which she won
Downey for Tropic Thunder (2008)
Roberts for Runaway Train (1985)

Palminteri and Wiest worked together before in Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

Downey and Palminteri both worked with Nick Nolte;
Downey for Tropic Thunder (2008)
Palminteri for Mullholland Falls (1996)

They both played real-life characters;
Downey as Charles Chaplin in Chaplin (1992)
Palminteri as Paul Costelano in Boss of Bosses (2001)TV

Wiest and Palminteri both worked with Gabriel Byrne;
Wiest for In Treatment (2008-2011)TV
Palminteri for The Usual Suspects (1995)

Downey and Wiest both worked with Steve Martin;
Downey for Bowfinger (1999)
Wiest for Parenthood (1989)

Rosario Dawson and Downey both worked with Tommy Lee Jones;
Dawson for Men In Black II (2002)
Downey for U.S. Marshals (1997)

Channing Tatum and Downey both worked with Mark Ruffalo;
Tatum for Foxcatcher (2014)
Downey for The Avengers (2012) and The Avengers Age Of Ultron (2015)

Director Dito Montiel, Tatum, and Downey all worked with Terence Howard;
Montiel and Tatum for Fighting (2009)
Downey for Iron Man (2008) ” - stewiec85
 
23.
A History of Violence (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core. (96 mins.)
“ Viggo Mortensen, William Hurt, and Ed Harris all earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;

Mortensen for Eastern Promises (2007)

Hurt for Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) which he won, Children of a Lesser God (1986), and Broadcast News (1987)

Harris for Pollock (2000)

Since Harris and Hurt worked together in this film, they both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;

Harris for Apollo 13 (1995), The Truman Show (1998), and The Hours (2002)

Hurt for this film

Harris and Mortensen worked together again in Appaloosa (2008)

Harris and Hurt both earned Oscar Nominations for playing homosexuals;
Harris for Best Supporting Actor in The Hours (2002)
Hurt for Best Actor in Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985) which he won

Mortensen and Harris both worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Mortensen for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Harris for A Beautiful Mind (2001)

Stephen McHattie and Maria Bello both worked with Hugh Jackman;
McHattie for The Fountain (2006)
Bello for Prisoners (2013) ” - stewiec85
 
24.
A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother's million-dollar insurance policy. (98 mins.)
“ Forrest Whitaker and Jeremy Renner both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006) which he won
Renner for The Hurt Locker (2008)

Whitaker and Renner also earned Oscar Nominations for playing villains;
Whitaker for Best Actor in The Last King of Scotland (2006) which he won
Renner for Best Supporting Actor in The Town (2010)

They both played real-life villains;
Whitaker as Gen. Idi Amin Dada in The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Renner as Jeffrey Dahmer in Dahmer (2002)

They both worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Whitaker for Platoon (1986)
Renner for The Hurt Locker (2008)

Peter Coyote and Whitaker both worked with Robin Williams;
Whitaker for Good Morning Vietnam (1987)
Coyote for Patch Adams (1998)

They both worked with Liam Neeson;
Whitaker for Taken 3 (2015)
Coyote for Sworn to Silence (1987)TV ” - stewiec85
 
25.
A Midnight Clear (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This WW2 psychological drama plays out at Christmas. US GIs hold an isolated cabin in the Ardennes against a handful of Germans cut off from their main force. Combat-weary and short of rations, both sides are determined to survive. (108 mins.)
Director: Keith Gordon
“ Gary Sinise and Ethan Hawke both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Sinise for Forrest Gump (1994)
Hawke for Training Day (2001) and Boyhood (2014)

Sinise and Hawke both worked with Nicolas Cage;
Sinise for Snake Eyes (1998)
Hawke for Lord of War (2005)

Both Frank Whaley and John C. McGinley worked with writer/director Oliver Stone;
Whaley for Born on the Fourth of July (1989), The Doors (1991), and JFK (1991)
McGinley for Platoon (1986), Wall Street (1987), Talk Radio (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), and Nixon (1995)

McGinley, Sinise, and Whaley all worked with Anthony Hopkins;
McGinley for Nixon (1995)
Sinise for The Human Stain (2003)
Whaley for Red Dragon (2002)

McGinley and Sinise both worked on films about Richard Nixon;
Sinise for The Final Days (1989)TV
McGinley for Nixon (1995)
They both worked with James Woods;
Sinise for My Name is Bill W. (1989)TV
McGinley for Nixon (1995) ” - stewiec85
 
26.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Lovers' lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love. (116 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
“ Kevin Kline, Stanley Tucci, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Christian Bale all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Kline for A Fish Called Wanda (1988) which he won
Tucci for The Lovely Bones (2009)
Pfeiffer for Dangerous Liasons (1988)
Bale for The Fighter (2010) which he won and The Big Short (2015)

Pfeiffer, Bale, and David Strathairn all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Pfeiffer for The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) and Love Field (1992)
Bale for American Hustle (2013)
Strathairn for Good Night and Good Luck (2005)

Tucci and Bale both worked with Samuel L. Jackson;
Tucci for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Bale for Shaft (2000)

Tucci and Kline both earned Oscar Nominations for playing villains;
Tucci for The Lovely Bones (2009)
Kline for A Fish Called Wanda (1988) which he won

They both worked with Denzel Washington;
Tucci for The Pelican Brief (1994)
Kline for Cry Freedom (1987)

Tucci, Kline, and Strathairn both worked with Meryl Streep;
Tucci for The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and Julie & Julia (2009)
Strathairn for The River Wild (1994)
Kline for Sophie's Choice (1982) and A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

Tucci and Bale both worked with Mark Wahlberg;
Tucci for Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Bale for The Fighter (2010)

Strathairn and Bale both worked with Steven Spielberg;
Strathairn for Lincoln (2012)
Bale for Empire of the Sun (1987)

Tucci, Kline, and Strathairn all played real-life characters who were involved in Hollywood;

Tucci as Walter Winchell in Winchell (1998)TV and as Stanley Kubrick in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2005)TV

Kline as Douglas Fairbanks in Chaplin (1992), as Cole Porter in De-Lovely (2004) and as Errol Flynn in The Last of Robin Hood (2013)

Strathairn as Edward R. Murrow in Good Night and Good Luck (2005) ” - stewiec85
 
27.
A Mother's Prayer (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Rosemary Holmstrom is struggling to bring up her son following the death of her husband. When she is diagnosed with AIDS... (94 mins.)
Director: Larry Elikann
“ Bruce Dern and Kate Nelligan both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Dern for Coming Home (1978)
Nelligan for The Prince of Tides (1991) ” - stewiec85
 
28.
A Murder of Quality (1991 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Taken from the book by John le Carre, George Smiley rallies to the aid of his former intelligence colleague... (90 mins.)
Director: Gavin Millar
“ Denholm Elliott and Christian Bale both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Elliott for A Room With a View (1985)
Bale for The Fighter (2010) which he won and The Big Short (2015)

Bale and Glenda Jackson both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Bale for American Hustle (2013)
Jackson for Women in Love (1969) which she won, Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), A Touch of Class (1973) which she won, and Hedda (1975) ” - stewiec85
 
29.
A Perfect Murder (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A remake of the Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder. (107 mins.)
Director: Andrew Davis
“ Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Viggo Mortensen all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Douglas for Wall Street (1987) which he won
Paltrow for Shakespeare in Love (1998) which she won
Mortensen for Eastern Promises (2007) ” - stewiec85
 
30.
A Perfect World (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal. (138 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Clint Eastwood and Kevin Costner both won Best Director Oscars for films that won Best Picture;
Eastwood for Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Costner for Dances With Wolves (1990)

They both worked with Morgan Freeman;
Eastwood for Unforgiven (1992), Million Dollar Baby (2004), and Invictus (2009)
Costner for Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

They both worked with Gene Hackman;
Eastwood for Unforgiven (1992) and Absolute Power (1995)
Costner for No Way Out (1987)

They both worked with Tommy Lee Jones;
Eastwood for Space Cowboys (2000)
Costner for The Company Men (2010) ” - stewiec85
 
31.
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
“ Since Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Lily Tomlin, Virginia Madsen, John C. Reilly, Kevin Kline, and Meryl Streep worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Harrelson for The Messenger (2009)
Jones for JFK (1991), The Fugitive (1993) which he won, and Lincoln (2012)
Tomlin for Nashville (1975)
Madsen for Sideways (2004)
Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) which she won, Adaptation (2002), and Into The Woods (2014)
Kline for A Fish Called Wanda (1988) which he won
Reilly for Chicago (2002)

Harrelson, Jones, and Streep also earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Harrelson for The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Jones for In The Valley of Elah (2007)
Streep for The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Sophie's Choice (1982) which she won, Silkwood (1983), Out of Africa (1985), Ironweed (1987), A Cry in the Dark (1988), Postcards from the Edge (1990), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), One True Thing (1998), Music of the Heart (1999), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Doubt (2008), Julie & Julia (2009), The Iron Lady (2011) which she won, and August Osage County (2013)

Harrelson, Jones, Streep, and Reilly all worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Harrelson and Jones for No Country For Old Men (2007)
Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Out of Africa (1985)
Reilly for Chicago (2002) ” - stewiec85
 
32.
A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Martin, an IRA hitman, is seen by a catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger. (107 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
“ Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates, and Liam Neeson all earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Rourke for The Wrestler (2008)
Hoskins for Mona Lisa (1986)
Neeson for Schindler's List (1993)
Bates for The Fixer (1968)

Hoskins and Rourke both worked with Denzel Washington;
Hoskins for Heart Condition (1990)
Rourke for Man on Fire (2004)

Hoskins and Neeson worked with Neil Jordan;
Hoskins for Mona Lisa (1986)
Neeson for Michael Collins (1996) ” - stewiec85
 
33.
A Single Man (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles. (99 mins.)
Director: Tom Ford
“ Since Colin Firth and Julianne Moore worked together in this film, they both earned Oscar Nominations for playing homosexuals/lesbians;
Firth for this film
Moore for The Hours (2002)

Since Firth, Moore and Nicholas Hoult worked together, they all worked with Hugh Grant;
Firth in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Love Actually (2003), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), and Bridget Jones' Baby (2013)
Hoult in About a Boy (2002)
Moore in Nine Months (1995)

Both Firth and Moore worked with Annette Bening;
Firth for Valmont (1989)
Moore for The Kids Are All Right (2010)

They both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscars;
Firth for The King's Speech (2010)
Moore for Still Alice (2014)

They both worked with Ralph Fiennes;
Firth for The English Patient (1996)
Moore for The End of the Affair (1999)

They both worked with Nicole Kidman;
Firth for The Railway Man (2013)
Moore for The Hours (2002)

They both worked with Pierce Brosnan;
Firth for Mamma Mia (2008)
Moore for Laws of Attraction (2004)

They both worked with Liam Neeson;
Firth for Love Actually (2003)
Moore for Chloe (2009) ” - stewiec85
 
34.
A Soldier's Story (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II. (101 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ Denzel Washington, Howard E. Rollins Jr., and Adolph Caesar all earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Washington for Cry Freedom (1987) and Glory (1989) which he won.
Rollins for Ragtime (1981)
Caesar for this film.

Both Rollins and Washington played assassinated civil rights leaders;
Rollins as Medgar Evers in For Us The Living: The Medgar Evers Story (1983)TV
Washington as Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992)

Art Evans and Rollins worked together before in King (1978)TV

Washington and Caesar earned Oscar Nominations for playing villains;
Washington for Best Actor in Training Day (2001) which he won
Caesar for Best Supporting Actor in this film

Washington and director Norman Jewison worked together again in The Hurricane (1999)

Caesar and Rollins both worked with Laurence Fishburne;
Caesar for The Color Purple (1985)
Rollins for For Us The Living The Medgar Evers Story (1983)TV ” - stewiec85
 
35.
A Time to Kill (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the K.K.K. (149 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Cooper, Octavia Spencer, Brenda Fricker, and Kevin Spacey all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Jackson for Pulp Fiction (1994)
Spacey for The Usual Suspects (1995) which he won
Cooper for Adaptation (2002) which he won
Spencer for The Help (2011) which she won
Fricker for My Left Foot (1989) which she won

Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, and Spacey all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscars;
McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Bullock for The Blind Side (2009)
Spacey for American Beauty (1999)

Film Director Joel Schumacher and Spacey both worked on films based on DC comics;
Schumacher directed Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1998)
Spacey for Superman Returns (2006)

Spacey and Jackson worked together again in The Negotiator (1998)

McConaughey and Jackson both worked with Leonardo DiCaprio;
McConaughey for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Jackson for Django Unchained (2012)

They both worked with Jonah Hill;
McConaughey for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Jackson for Django Unchained (2012) ” - stewiec85
 
36.
A Walk on the Moon (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman. (107 mins.)
Director: Tony Goldwyn
“ Since Viggo Mortensen and Diane Lane worked together in this film, they both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Mortensen for Eastern Promises (2007)
Lane for Unfaithful (2002)

They both worked with Sylvester Stallone;
Mortensen for Daylight (1996)
Lane for Judge Dredd (1995) ” - stewiec85
 
37.
A World Apart (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A White enclave in Johannesburg, South Africa, in the 1960s. Molly Roth, 13 years old, is the daughter of leftist parents... (112 mins.)
Director: Chris Menges
“ Since Barbara Hershey and Tim Roth worked together in this film, they both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Hershey for The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Roth for Rob Roy (1995) ” - stewiec85
 
38.
Absolute Power (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A career thief witnesses a horrific crime involving the U.S. President. (121 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Since Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Judy Davis, and Laura Linney worked together in this film, they all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Eastwood for Unforgiven (1992) and Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Hackman for The French Connection (1971) which he won and Mississippi Burning (1988)
Harris for Pollock (2000)
Davis for A Passage to India (1984)
Linney for You Can Count on Me (2000) and The Savages (2007)

Since Dennis Haysbert and Eastwood worked together in this film, they both worked on films about Nelson Mandela;
Haysbert as Nelson Mandela in The Color of Freedom (2007)
Eastwood as film director of Invictus (2009)

Hackman, Harris, Davis, and Linney all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Hackman for Bonnie and Clyde (1967), I Never Sang For My Father (1970), and Unforgiven (1992) which he won
Harris for Apollo 13 (1995), The Truman Show (1998), and The Hours (2002)
Davis for Husbands and Wives (1992)
Linney for Kinsey (2004) ” - stewiec85
 
39.
Adaptation. (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen. (114 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
“ Since Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep worked together, they both won Oscars for playing suicidal characters;
Cage for Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Streep for Sophie's Choice (1983)

Cage and Streep also both won Best Actor/Actress Oscars;
Cage for Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Streep for Sophie's Choice (1983) and The Iron Lady (2011)

Since Streep, Chris Cooper, Maggie Gyllenhaal, John Malkovich, Catharine Keener, and Tilda Swinton worked together, they all won Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscars;

Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) which she won, this film, and Into The Woods (2014)

Cooper for this film which he won

Swinton for Michael Clayton (2007) which he won

Gyllenhaal for Crazy Heart (2009)

Malkovich for Places in the Heart (1984) and In The Line of Fire (1993)

Keener for Being John Malkovich (1999) and Capote (2005)

Streep, Malkovich, Swinton, and Cooper all worked with George Clooney;
Streep for Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Malkovich for Burn After Reading (2008)
Cooper for Syriana (2005)
Swinton for Michael Clayton (2007)

Streep and Keener both worked with Phillip Seymour Hoffman;
Streep for Doubt (2008)
Keener for Capote (2005)

Cage and Streep both worked with Elizabeth Shue;
Cage for Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Streep for Hope Springs (2012)

They both worked with Tommy Lee Jones;
Cage for Fire Birds (1990)
Streep for A Prairie Home Companion (2006), Hope Springs (2012), and The Homesman (2014)

Gyllenhaal and Streep both worked with Jeff Bridges;
Gyllenhaal for Crazy Heart (2009)
Streep for The Giver (2014)

Cage and Streep both worked with Julianne Moore;
Cage for Next (2007)
Streep for The Hours (2002)

They both worked with Nicole Kidman;
Cage for Trespass (2011)
Streep for The Hours (2002) ” - stewiec85
 
40.
Affliction (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A deeply troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death while events occur that cause him to mentally disintergrate. (114 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
“ Nick Nolte, James Coburn, and Willem Dafoe all earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations before and after this film;

Dafoe for Platoon (1986) and Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

Coburn for this film which he won

Nolte for Warrior (2011)

Since Nolte and Sissy Spacek worked together in this film, they both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;

Nolte for The Prince of Tides (1991) and for this film

Spacek for Carrie (1976), Coal Miner's Daughter (1979) which she won, Missing (1982), The River (1984), Crimes of the Heart (1986), and In The Bedroom (2001)

Nolte, Dafoe, and Coburn all worked on war films;
Nolte for The Thin Red Line (1998)
Dafoe for Platoon (1986)
Coburn for The Great Escape (1963)

Dafoe and Spacek both worked with director Oliver Stone;
Dafoe for Platoon (1986) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Spacek for JFK (1991) ” - stewiec85
 
41.
After the Sunset (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The story of what happens after a master thief achieves his last big score, when the FBI agent who promised he'd capture him is about to do just that. (97 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
“ Woody Harrelson, Edward Norton, Salma Hayek, and Don Cheadle all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Harrelson for The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Hayek for Frida (2002)
Cheadle for Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Norton for American History X (1998)

Harrelson, Norton, and Dyan Cannon all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Harrelson for The Messenger (2009)
Norton for Primal Fear (1996) and Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Cannon for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969) and Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Harrelson and Troy Garity both worked with Josh Brolin;
Harrelson for No Country For Old Men (2007)
Garity for Gangster Squad (2013)

Harrelson, Cheadle, and Norton all worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Harrelson for No Country For Old Men (2007)
Cheadle for Crash (2004)
Norton for Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) ” - stewiec85
 
42.
Afterburn (1992 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16... (103 mins.)
“ Laura Dern and Richard Jenkins both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Dern for Rambling Rose (1991)
Jenkins for The Visitor (2007)

Dern and Robert Loggia both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Dern for Wild (2014)
Loggia for Jagged Edge (1985) ” - stewiec85
 
43.
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
“ Since Jeff Bridges, Richard Widmark, and James Woods worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Bridges for The Last Picture Show (1971), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), and The Contender (2000)
Widmark for Kiss of Death (1947)
Woods for Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

Since Woods and Bridges worked together in this film, they both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Woods for Salvador (1986)
Bridges for Starman (1985), Crazy Heart (2009) which he won, and True Grit (2010) ” - stewiec85
 
44.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother. (146 mins.)
“ Haley Joel Osmont and Jude Law both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations the same year and lost to Michael Caine for The Cider House Rules (1999);
Osmont for The Sixth Sense (1999)
Law for The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

They both worked with Michael Caine;
Osmont for Secondhand Lions (2003)
Law for Sleuth (2007)

They both worked with Kevin Spacey;
Osmont for Pay It Forward (2000)
Law for Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

They both worked with Tom Hanks;
Osmont for Forrest Gump (1994)
Law for Road To Perdition (2002)

They both worked with Robin Wright;
Law for Breaking and Entering (2006)
Osmont for Forrest Gump (1994)

Since Law, Osmont, and William Hurt worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Law for The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Osmont for The Sixth Sense (1999)
Hurt for A History Of Violence (2005)

Law and Hurt also earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Law for Cold Mountain (2003)
Hurt for Kiss of the Spiderwoman (1985) which he won, Children of a Lesser God (1986), and Broadcast News (1987) ” - stewiec85
 
45.
Air Force One (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them. (124 mins.)
“ Harrison Ford, Glenn Close, and Gary Oldman all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Oldman for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Close for Fatal Attraction (1987), Dangerous Liasons (1988), and Albert Nobbs (2011)
Ford for Witness (1985)

Close, Stockwell, and Macy all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Stockwell for Married To The Mob (1988)
Macy for Fargo (1996)
Close for The World According To Garp (1982), The Big Chill (1983), and The Natural (1984)

Oldman and Ford worked together again in Paranoia (2013)

Oldman and Ford both worked with John Hurt;
Oldman for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Ford for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) ” - stewiec85
 
46.
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. (112 mins.)
Director: Doug Atchison
“ Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett worked together in two films prior to this; Boyz N the Hood (1991) and What's Love Got Do With It? (1993).

They both played well-respected African Americans who were known for having a hand in Civil Rights;
Fishburne playing Thurgood Marshall for Thurgood (2011)
Bassett playing Rosa Parks for The Rosa Parks Story (2002). ” - stewiec85
 
47.
Albino Alligator (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
While escaping from a foiled robbery attempt, three thieves find themselves surrounded by police at a New Orleans bar--only they're not the people the police are searching for. (97 mins.)
Director: Kevin Spacey
“ Matt Dillon and Gary Sinise both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Dillon for Crash (2004)
Sinise for Forrest Gump (1994)

Faye Dunaway and Viggo Mortensen both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Dunaway for Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Chinatown (1974), and Network (1976) which she won
Mortensen for Eastern Promises (2007)

Sinise, Dillon, and Mortensen all worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Sinise for Forrest Gump (1994)
Dillon for Crash (2004)
Mortensen for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

Dunaway and Sinise both worked with Angelina Jolie;
Dunaway for Gia (1998)TV
Sinise for George Wallace (1997)TV ” - stewiec85
 
48.
Alexander (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest military leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world. (175 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Jared Leto, and Christopher Plummer all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Hopkins for Amistad (1997)
Jolie for Girl Interrupted (1999) which she won
Plummer for The Last Station (2009) and Beginners (2011) which he won
Leto for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) which he won

Leto and Hopkins both worked with Matthew McConaughey;
Leto for Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Hopkins for Amistad (1997)

Since Val Kilmer and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers worked together in this film, they both played legendary rock stars;
Kilmer as Jim Morrison in The Doors (1991)
Rhys-Meyers as Elvis Presley in Elvis (2005)TV

Jolie and Hopkins also earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Jolie for Changeling (2008)
Hopkins for The Silence of the Lambs (1991) which he won, The Remains of the Day (1993) and Nixon (1995)

They also won Oscars for playing villains;
Hopkins for The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Jolie for Girl Interrupted (1999) ” - stewiec85
 
49.
Ali (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974. (157 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
“ Since Will Smith earned a Best Actor Oscar Nomination for his role as Muhammad Ali, Ali was famous for his friendship with Malcolm X, who Denzel Washington played in Malcolm X (1992) which earned him a Best Actor Oscar Nomination as well. Ironically Smith lost to Washington at the 2002 Academy Awards against Denzel's villainous role in Training Day (2001).

Giancarlo Esposito who played as Ali's father actually played one of the men who shot Malcolm X in Malcolm X (1992)

Foxx and Jon Voight both earned Best Actor Oscars playing physically handicapped characters;
Foxx as the blind musician Ray Charles in Ray (2004)
Voight as a soldier who lost use of his legs in Coming Home (1978)

Foxx and Voight also earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Foxx for Collateral (2004)
Voight for this film

Since Mario Van Peebles costarred in this film, both he and Smith worked with Josh Brolin;
Smith for Men in Black III (2012)
Peebles for Gang in Blue (1996)TV

Smith, Voight, and Foxx all earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Smith for this film and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Voight for Midnight Cowboy (1969), Coming Home (1978) which he won, and Runaway Train (1985)
Foxx for Ray (2004) which he won

Since Esposito, director Michael Mann, and Ron Silver worked together in this film, they all worked with Christopher Plummer;
Esposito for Malcolm X (1992)
Mann for The Insider (1999)
Silver for American Tragedy (2000)TV

Both Foxx and Voight worked with Tom Cruise;
Foxx for Collateral (2004)
Voight for Mission Impossible (1996)

Foxx and Smith both competed against Leonardo DiCaprio for Best Actor Oscar;
Foxx for Ray (2004) and DiCaprio for The Aviator (2004), Foxx won
Smith for The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) and DiCaprio for Blood Diamond (2006) but both lost to Forest Whitaker in The Last King of Scotland (2006) ” - stewiec85
 
50.
Alien (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ John Hurt and Sigourney Weaver both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Hurt for The Elephant Man (1980)
Weaver for Aliens (1986) and Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

Hurt, Weaver, and Ian Holm all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Hurt for Midnight Express (1978)
Weaver for Working Girl (1988)
Holm for Chariots of Fire (1981)

Both Hurt and Holm worked with John Giegud in different films;
Hurt in The Elephant Man (1980)
Holm in Chariots of Fire (1981) ” - stewiec85
 
51.
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens. (109 mins.)
“ Since Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, and Brad Dourif worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Weaver for Working Girl (1988)
Ryder for The Age of Innocence (1993)
Dourif for One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

Weaver and Ryder also earned Best Actress Oscar Nominations;
Weaver for Aliens (1986) and Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
Ryder for Little Women (1994) ” - stewiec85
 
52.
Alien³ (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After her last encounter, Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina Fury 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor. (114 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Since Sigourney Weaver and Pete Postlethwaite worked together in this film, they both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Weaver for Working Girl (1988)
Postlethwaite for In the Name of the Father (1993) ” - stewiec85
 
53.
Alive (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Uruguayan rugby team stranded in the snow swept Andes are forced to use desperate measures to survive after a plane crash. (120 mins.)
Director: Frank Marshall
“ Since Ethan Hawke and John Malkovich worked together in this film, they both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Hawke for Training Day (2001) and Boyhood (2014)
Malkovich for Places in the Heart (1984) and In the Line of Fire (1993)

They both worked with Nicolas Cage;
Hawke for Lord of War (2005)
Malkovich for Con Air (1997) ” - stewiec85
 
54.
All About Steve (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Convinced that a CCN cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together. (99 mins.)
Director: Phil Traill
“ Since Bradley Cooper and Sandra Bullock worked together in this film, they both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Cooper for Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and American Sniper (2014)
Bullock for The Blind Side (2009) which she won and Gravity (2013)

Since Thomas Haden Church and Cooper worked together in this film, they both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Church for Sideways (2004)
Cooper for American Hustle (2013) ” - stewiec85
 
55.
All Good Things (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed. (101 mins.)
Director: Andrew Jarecki
“ Since Ryan Gosling and Frank Langella worked together in this film, prior to this film, they both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Gosling for Half Nelson (2006)
Langella for Frost/Nixon (2008)

They both worked with George Clooney in political films;
Langella for Good Night and Good Luck (2005)
Gosling for The Ides of March (2011)

Since Phillip Baker Hall and Langella worked together in this film, they both played Richard Nixon;
Hall for Secret Honor (1984)
Langella for Frost/Nixon (2008) ” - stewiec85
 
56.
All the King's Men (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana. (128 mins.)
Director: Steven Zaillian
“ Since Sean Penn, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins, and Kate Winslet worked together in this film, they all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Penn for Dead Man Walking (1995), Sweet and Lowdown (1999), I Am Sam (2001), Mystic River (2003) which he won, and Milk (2008) which he won
Law for Cold Mountain (2003)
Hopkins for The Silence of the Lambs (1991) which he won, The Remains of the Day (1993), and Nixon (1995)
Winslet for Titanic (1997), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Little Children (2006), and The Reader (2008) which he won

Since Hopkins, Law, Winslet, Mark Ruffalo, Patricia Clarkson, Frederic Forrest, and Jackie Earle Haley worked together, they all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Hopkins for Amistad (1997)
Law for The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Ruffalo for The Kids Are All Right (2010) and Foxcatcher (2014)
Clarkson for Pieces of April (2003)
Haley for Little Children (2006)
Winslet for Sense and Sensibility (1995) and Iris (2001)
Forrest for The Rose (1979)

Both Penn and Hopkins played real-life politicians;
Penn as Harvey Milk in Milk (2008)
Hopkins as Richard Nixon in Nixon (1995) and as John Quincy Adams in Amistad (1997)

Penn, Ruffalo, and Law played as homosexuals in films;
Penn in Milk (2008)
Ruffalo in The Normal Heart (2013)TV
Law in Wilde (1997) and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

Both Ruffalo and Haley played superheroes in comic-book based films;
Ruffalo as Dr. Bruce Banner/The Incredible Hulk in The Avengers (2012)
Haley as Rorschach in Watchmen (2009)

Both Hopkins and Winslet worked with Emma Thompson;
Hopkins for Howard's End (1992) and The Remains of the Day (1993)
Winslet for Sense & Sensibility (1995)

Hopkins, Penn, and Haley all earned Oscar Nominations for playing villains;
Hopkins for The Silence of the Lambs (1991) which he won
Penn for Mystic River (2003) which he won
Haley for Little Children (2006)

Ruffalo and Winslet worked together before in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Ruffalo, Hopkins, Law both worked with Robert Downey Jr;
Ruffalo for The Avengers (2012)
Hopkins for Chaplin (1992)
Law for Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes: The Game of Shadows (2011) ” - stewiec85
 
57.
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
“ Prior to this film, Jason Robards and Martin Balsam worked together in the film 'A Thousand Clowns' (1965) which Balsam won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for. Ironically Robards won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in this film.

Ned Beatty who costarred in this film competed against Robards for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar when he was nominated for playing in Network (1976) which Robards won.

Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Alexander, and F.Murray Abraham all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Redford for The Sting (1973)
Hoffman for The Graduate (1967), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Lenny (1974), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) which he won, Rain Man (1988) which he won, and Wag The Dog (1997)
Alexander for The Great White Hope (1970) and Testament (1983)
Abraham for Amadeus (1984)

Jack Warden, Ned Beatty, Hal Holbrook, Martin Balsam, and Alexander all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;

Warden for Shampoo (1975) and Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Robards for this film which he won and Julia (1977) which he also won. He was also nominated for Melvin and Howard (1980)

Beatty for Network (1976)

Alexander for this film and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Holbrook for Into The Wild (2007)

Balsam for A Thousand Clowns (1965) which he won

Both Redford and Warden worked with Paul Newman;
Redford for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and The Sting (1973)
Warden for The Verdict (1983)

Since Hoffman and Robards worked together, Hoffman worked with Laurence Olivier in Marathon Man (1976) who competed against Robards for this film; Robards won.

Redford, Holbrook, Hoffman, and Robards all worked with Tom Cruise;
Redford for Lions for Lambs (2007)
Robards for Magnolia (1999)
Hoffman for Rain Man (1988)
Holbrook for The Firm (1993)

Beatty and Warden worked together again in Robert Kennedy and his Times (1985)TV

Redford, Holbrook, and Robards all worked on films involving Abraham Lincoln;
Redford who directed The Conspirator (2010)
Holbrook for Lincoln (1974)TV and Lincoln (2012)
Robards for Lincoln (1992)TV

Redford, Alexander, Abraham, and Hoffman all worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Redford for The Sting (1973), Ordinary People (1980), and Out of Africa (1985)
Alexander for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Abraham for Amadeus (1984)
Hoffman for Midnight Cowboy (1969), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Rain Man (1988)

Redford and director Alan J. Pakula both earned Best Director and Best Picture Oscar Nominations;
Best Picture;
Redford for Quiz Show (1994)
Pakula for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Best Director;
Redford for Ordinary People (1980) which he won
Pakula for this film

Pakula and Robards both worked with Jane Fonda;
Pakula for Klute (1973)
Robards for Julia (1978)

Pakula, Hoffman, Alexander, and Redford all worked with Meryl Streep;
Pakula for Sophie's Choice (1982)
Alexander and Hoffman for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Redford for Out of Africa (1985) and Lions for Lambs (2007) ” - stewiec85
 
58.
All the Rage (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Handguns figure in the intertwining lives of nine people. Warren shoots his wife Helen's lover and his... (99 mins.)
Director: James D. Stern
“ Robert Forster, Gary Sinise, Josh Brolin, Joan Allen, and Anna Paquin all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Forster for Jackie Brown (1997)
Sinise for Forrest Gump (1994)
Brolin for Milk (2008)
Allen for Nixon (1995) and The Crucible (1997)
Paquin for The Piano (1993) which she won

Sinise, Brolin, and Jeff Daniels all played former U.S. Presidents;
Sinise as Harry Truman in Truman (1995)TV
Brolin as George W. Bush in W. (2008)
Daniels as George Washington in The Crossing (2000)TV

Sinise, Allen, Brolin, and Paquin all worked with Anthony Hopkins;
Sinise for The Human Stain (2003)
Allen for Nixon (1995)
Brolin for You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
Paquin for Amistad (1997)

Daniels and Sinise both worked with Nicole Kidman;
Daniels for The Hours (2002)
Sinise for The Human Stain (2003)

Forster and Brolin both worked with Samuel L. Jackson;
Forster for Jackie Brown (1997)
Brolin for Oldboy (2013)

Sinise and Allen both worked on films about Richard Nixon;
Sinise for The Final Days (1989)TV
Allen for Nixon (1995)

Sinise, Allen, and Daniels all worked with Ed Harris;
Sinise for Apollo 13 (1995)
Allen for Nixon (1995)
Daniels for The Hours (2002)

Sinise and Allen both worked with James Woods;
Sinise for My Name is Bill W. (1989)TV
Allen for Nixon (1995)

Brolin and Allen both worked with Jeff Bridges;
Brolin for True Grit (2010)
Allen for The Contender (2000)

Sinise and Daniels both worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Sinise for Forrest Gump (1994)
Daniels for Terms of Endearment (1983) ” - stewiec85
 
59.
Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Allan Quatermain once again teams up with Jesse Huston where the discovery of a mysterious old gold piece sends Quatermain looking for his long-lost brother, missing in the wilds of Africa after seeking a lost white race. (99 mins.)
Director: Gary Nelson
“ James Earl Jones and Sharon Stone both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Jones for The Great White Hope (1970)
Stone for Casino (1995) ” - stewiec85
 
60.
Along Came Polly (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A buttoned up newlywed finds his too organized life falling into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate. (90 mins.)
Director: John Hamburg
“ Alec Baldwin and Phillip Seymour Hoffman both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Baldwin for The Cooler (2003)
Hoffman for Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Doubt (2008), and The Master (2012)

They both worked with Meryl Streep;
Baldwin for It's Complicated (2009)
Hoffman for Doubt (2008)

Judah Friedlander and Baldwin worked together again in 30 Rock (2006-2013)TV

Friedlander and Baldwin both worked with Jesse Eisenberg;
Friedlander for Rio (2011)
Baldwin for To Rome With Love (2012)

Bob Dishy and Baldwin both worked with Ben Kingsley;
Dishy for The Wackness (2008)
Baldwin for The Confession (1999)

Hoffman and Bryan Brown both worked with Tom Cruise;
Hoffman for Mission Impossible III (2006)
Brown for Cocktail (1988) ” - stewiec85
 
61.
Always (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A romantic adventure about a legendary pilot's passion for dare-devil firefighting and his girl. (122 mins.)
“ Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, and Audrey Hepburn all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscars;
Dreyfuss for The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Hunter for The Piano (1993)
Hepburn for Roman Holiday (1953)

Brad Johnson and Hunter both worked with Gary Busey;
Johnson for Rough Riders (1997)TV
Hunter for The Firm (1993)

Hunter and John Goodman both worked with George Clooney;
Hunter for O'Brother Where Art Thou (2000)
Goodman for O'Brother Where Art Thou (2000) and The Monuments Men (2014)

Director Steven Spielberg, Dale Dye and Goodman all worked with Tom Hanks;
Dye for Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Goodman for Punchline (1989) and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011)
Spielberg for Saving Private Ryan (1998), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Terminal (2004), and Bridge of Spies (2015)

Spielberg, Dye, Goodman, Hepburn, Brian Haley, and Keith David all worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Spielberg for Schindler's List (1993)
Dye for Platoon (1986)
Goodman for The Artist (2011) and Argo (2012)
Hepburn for My Fair Lady (1964)
Haley for The Departed (2006)
David for Platoon (1986) and Crash (2004)

This Hepburn's last movie prior to her death ” - stewiec85
 
62.
American Graffiti (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. (110 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ Harrison Ford and Richard Dreyfuss both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Ford for Witness (1985)
Dreyfuss for The Goodbye Girl (1977) which he won and Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

Cindy Williams and Ford both worked with Francis Ford Coppola;
Williams for The Conversation (1972)
Ford for The Conversation (1972) and Apocalypse Now (1979)

Director George Lucas and Ron Howard both earned Best Director Oscar Nominations;
Lucas for this film and Star Wars (1977)
Howard for A Beautiful Mind (2001) which he won and Frost/Nixon (2008)

Kathleen Quinlan and Howard worked together again in Apollo 13 (1995)

Kathleen Quinlan and Cindy Clark both earned Best Supporting Actress Oscar Nominations;
Quinlan for Apollo 13 (1995)
Clark for this film ” - stewiec85
 
63.
American Gun (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Seemingly disparate portraits of people -- among them a single mother, a high school principal, and an ace student -- Distinctly American -- all affected by the proliferation of guns in American society. (95 mins.)
Director: Aric Avelino
“ Forest Whitaker and Donald Sutherland both starred in SCIFI films that are both remakes of Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Whitaker for Body Snatchers (1993)
Sutherland for Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Melissa Leo and Whitaker both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Leo for Frozen River (2008)
Whitaker for The Last King of Scotland (2006) which he won

Leo and Marcia Gay Harden both won Best Supporting Actress Oscars;
Leo for The Fighter (2010)
Harden for Pollock (2000)
They also earned Best Supporting Actress Oscar Nominations for playing in films set in Boston, MA;
Leo for The Fighter (2010) which she won
Harden for Mystic River (2003)

Whitaker and Leo worked both earned Oscars for playing real-life characters;
Whitaker as General Idi Amin Dada in The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Leo as Alice Ward in The Fighter (2010)
They also costarred in cop shows;
Leo for Homicide: Life on the Streets (1993-1999)TV
Whitaker for The Shield (2002-2008)TV

They both worked with Christian Bale;
Whitaker for Out of the Furnace (2013)
Leo for The Fighter (2010) and The Big Short (2015)

Tony Goldwyn and Donald Sutherland both played in TV shows that involve the President of the United States;
Goldwyn in Scandal (2012-)TV
Sutherland in Commander in Chief (2005-2006)TV

Whitaker and Sutherland both worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Whitaker for Platoon (1986)
Sutherland for Ordinary People (1980) ” - stewiec85
 
64.
American Gun (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
When his daughter is shot just before Christmas, Martin Tillman journeys across the U.S. using the gun's serial number to track down the truth behind Penny's killing. (89 mins.)
Director: Alan Jacobs
“ James Coburn and Virginia Madsen both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Coburn for Affliction (1998) which he won
Madsen for Sideways (2004)

They both worked with Thomas Haden Church;
Coburn for Mr. Murder (1998)TV
Madsen for Sideways (2004)

They both worked with William H. Macy;
Coburn for Mr. Murder (1998)TV
Madsen for Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

This is James Coburn's last film prior to his death ” - stewiec85
 
65.
American Gangster (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East. (157 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Denzel Washington, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Ruby Dee, and Cuba Gooding Jr. all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Washington for Cry Freedom (1987) and Glory (1989) which he won.
Brolin for Milk (2008)
Hawkes for Winter's Bone (2010)
Dee for this film
Gooding for Jerry Maguire (1996) which he won

Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington competed against each other for Best Actor Oscar twice;
Crowe for A Beautiful Mind (2001) losing to Washington for Training Day (2001) which he won
Crowe for The Insider (1999) and Washington for The Hurricane (1999) both lost to Kevin Spacey for American Beauty (1999)

They both also worked with Christopher Plummer;
Washington for Malcolm X (1992)
Crowe for The Insider (1999)

Washington and Idris Elba both earned awards for playing rogue detectives;
Elba earned a Best Actor Golden Globe for his role in Luther (2010)TV
Washington earned himself a Best Actor Oscar for his role in Training Day (2001)

Dee, Brolin, and Washington all worked with Spike Lee;
Dee for Do The Right Thing (1989 and Jungle Fever (1991)
Washington for Mo'Better Blues (1990), Malcolm X (1992), He Got Game (1998), and Inside Man (2006)
Brolin for Oldboy (2013)

Washington, Elba, and Chiwotel Ejiofor all played real-life heroes of South Africa through Apartheid;
Elba as Nelson Mandela in Mandela:Long Walk To Freedom (2013)
Denzel as Steve Biko in Cry Freedom (1987)
Chiwotel as Thabo Mbeki in Endgame (2009)TV

Washington, Crowe, and Ejiofor all earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Washington for Malcolm X (1992), The Hurricane (1999), Training Day (2001) which he won, and Flight (2012)
Crowe for The Insider (1999), Gladiator (2000) which he won, and A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Crowe and Ejiofor worked with Paul Giamatti;
Crowe for Cinderella Man (2005)
Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Washington and Armand Assante both played real-life gangsters;
Washington as Frank Lucas in this film
Assante as John Gotti in Gotti (1996)TV

Washington and Ejiofor both worked with Morgan Freeman;
Washington for Glory (1989)
Ejiofor for Amistad (1997)

Gooding and Washington both worked with Forest Whitaker;
Gooding for Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
Washington for The Great Debaters (2007)

Ejiofor and Washington both worked with Don Cheadle;
Ejifor for Talk To Me (2007)
Washington for Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) ” - stewiec85
 
66.
American History X (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did. (119 mins.)
Director: Tony Kaye
“ Edward Norton and Elliott Gould both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Norton for Primal Fear (1996) and Birdman: Or ( The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Gould for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969)

Norton and Edward Furlong both worked with Liam Neeson;
Furlong for Before and After (1996)
Norton for Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Norton and Gould both worked with Matt Damon;
Norton for Rounders (1998)
Gould for Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2005), and Ocean's Thirteen (2007)

Avery Brooks and Norton both worked with Mark Wahlberg;
Brooks for The Big Hit (1998)
Norton for The Italian Job (2002)

Norton and Stacy Keach both earned Golden Globes;
Norton for Primal Fear (1996)
Keach for Hemingway (1988)TV ” - stewiec85
 
67.
American Hustle (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. (138 mins.)
“ Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, and Jeremy Renner all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;

Bale for this film

Adams for this film

Lawrence for Winter's Bone (2010), Silver Linings Playbook (2012) which she won, and Joy (2015)

Cooper for Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and American Sniper
(2014)

De Niro for Taxi Driver (1976), The Deer Hunter (1978), Raging Bull (1980) which he won, Awakenings (1990), and Cape Fear (1991)

Renner for The Hurt Locker (2008)

Bale, Amy Adams, Cooper, Renner, and De Niro also earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;

Bale for The Fighter (2010) which he won and The Big Short (2015)

Adams for Junebug (2005), Doubt (2008), The Fighter (2010), and The Master (2012)

Cooper for this film

Renner for The Town (2010)

De Niro for The Godfather Part II (1974) which he won and Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

De Niro and Bale both won Oscars for being in boxing movies;

De Niro for Best Actor in Raging Bull (1980)

Bale for Best Supporting Actor in The Fighter (2010)

De Niro and Renner both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations for playing soldiers;
De Niro for The Deer Hunter (1978)
Renner for The Hurt Locker (2008)

De Niro and Bale both played in films about Vietnam War;
De Niro for The Deer Hunter (1978)
Bale for Rescue Dawn (2007)

Bale and Renner also competed against each other for Best Supporting Actor Oscar, Bale won;
Bale for The Fighter (2010) which he won
Renner for The Town (2010)

They also played superheroes;
Bale as Batman in Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Renner as Hawkeye in Thor (2011) and The Avengers (2012)

They also both worked with Samuel L. Jackson;
Bale for Shaft (2000)
Renner for The Avengers (2012)

Both Adams and De Niro worked with Meryl Streep;
Adams for Doubt (2008) and Julie & Julia (2009)
De Niro for The Deer Hunter (1978) and Falling in Love (1984)

They both worked with Stanley Tucci;
Adams for Julie & Julia (2009)
De Niro for What Just Happened (2008)

Adams, Bale, and director David O. Russell worked together before in The Fighter (2010)

Bale and Adams both played DC Comics characters;
Bale as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Adams as Lois Lane in Man of Steel (2013)

Cooper and De Niro both worked with Jeremy Irons;
Cooper for The Words (2012)
De Niro for The Mission (1985) ” - stewiec85
 
68.
American Psycho (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. (102 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
“ Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jarod Leto, and Chloe Sevingny all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Bale for The Fighter (2010) which he won and The Big Short (2015)
Dafoe for Platoon (1986) and Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Sevigny for Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Leto for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) which he won

Bale and Dafoe also worked on films about Vietnam;
Bale for Rescue Dawn (2006)
Dafoe for Platoon (1986)

They both worked with John Malkovich;
Bale for Empire of the Sun (1987)
Dafoe for Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

Both Bale and Reese Witherspoon also earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Bale for American Hustle (2013)
Witherspoon for Walk The Line (2005) which she won and Wild (2014)

Bale and Leto both worked with Matthew McConaughey;
Bale for Reign of Fire (2002)
Leto for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) ” - stewiec85
 
69.
American Tragedy (2000 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Johnnie Cochran defends O.J. Simpson who is on trial for his wife's murder. (170 mins.)
“ Ving Rhames, Ron Silver and Christopher Plummer all worked on films that involve Muhammad Ali;
Rhames for Don King: Only In America (1997)TV
Silver for Ali (2001)
Plummer for Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2012)TV

Both Silver and Plummer worked with film director Michael Mann;
Silver for Ali (2001)
Plummer for The Insider (1999)

Both Silver and Bruno Kirby worked with Billy Crystal;
Silver for Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Kirby for When Harry Met Sally (1989) and City Slickers (1991)

They both worked with David Paymer;
Silver for Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Kirby for City Slickers (1991)

Both Plummer and Kirby worked with Al Pacino;
Plummer for The Insider (1999)
Kirby for The Godfather Part II (1974) and Donnie Brasco (1997)

Silver and Richard Cox both played real-life lawyer Alan Dershowitz;
Silver for Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Cox for this film

Plummer's character mentioned actor Laurence Olivier where Plummer actually worked with Olivier in the film, Battle of Britain (1969).

Plummer and Kirby both worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Plummer for The Sound of Music (1965) and A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Kirby for The Godfather Part II (1974) ” - stewiec85
 
70.
Amistad (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt. (155 mins.)
“ Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Morgan Freeman, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, and Anna Paquin all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;

Hopkins for this film

Hounsou for In America (2002) and Blood Diamond (2006)

Freeman for Street Smart (1987) and Million Dollar Baby (2004) which he won.

Paymer for Mr. Saturday Night (1992)

Postlethwaite for In the Name of the Father (1993)

Paquin for The Piano (1993) which she won

Hopkins, Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Nigel Hawthorne, and Chiwotel Ejiofor all earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;

McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) which he won

Hopkins for The Silence of the Lambs (1991) which he won, The Remains of the Day (1993), and Nixon (1995)

Hawthorne for The Madness of King George (1994)

Freeman for Driving Miss Daisy (1989), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), and Invictus (2009)

Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave (2013)

Since McConaughey and Hounsou worked together in this film, they earned Oscar Nominations for playing AIDS victims;
McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club (2013) which he won
Hounsou for In America (2002)

Chiwotel Ejiofor and Morgan Freeman both played former presidents of South Africa;
Ejiofor as Thabo Mbeki in Endgame (2009)
Freeman as Nelson Mandela in Invictus (2009)

Since Hopkins and Freeman worked together in this film, they both earned Oscar Nominations for playing villains;
Hopkins for Best Actor in The Silence of the Lambs (1991) which he won
Freeman for Best Supporting Actor in Street Smart (1987)

They both also worked with John Malkovich;
Hopkins for RED 2 (2013)
Freeman for RED (2010)

Since Hopkins, Hawthorne, and Freeman worked together in this film, they all worked with Helen Mirren;
Hopkins for Hitchcock (2012) and RED 2 (2013)
Hawthorne for The Madness of King George (1994)
Freeman for RED (2010)

Hounsou and Postlethwaite both worked with director Jim Sheridan;
Hounsou for In America (2002)
Postlethwaite for In The Name of the Father (1993

Postlethwaite and director Steven Spielberg both worked with Daniel Day Lewis;
Postlewaite for In The Name of the Father (1993)
Spielberg for Lincoln (2012)

Ejiofor and Freeman both worked with Denzel Washington;
Ejiofor for American Gangster (2007)
Freeman for Glory (1989)

Postlethwaite and McConaughey both worked with Kevin Spacey;
Postlewaite for The Usual Suspects (1995)
McConaughey for A Time To Kill (1996)

Postlewaite and Hopkins both worked with Emma Stone;
Postlewaite for In The Name of the Father (1993)
Hopkins for Howard's End (1992) and The Remains of the Day (1993)

McConaughey, Postlethwaite and Hounsou all worked with Leonardo DiCaprio;
McConaughey for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Postlethwaite for Inception (2010)
Hounsou for Blood Diamond (2006)

Ejiofor and Hounsou both played real-life free black men turned slaves;
Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Hounsou for this film

Ejiofor and McConaughey competed against each other for Best Actor Oscar, McConaughey won;
Ejiofor for 12 Years A Slave (2013)
McConaughey for Dallas Buyer's Club (2013) which he won

Hopkins, Freeman, and Hawthorne all lost Best Actor Oscars to Tom Hanks ;
Hopkins for The Remains of the Day (1993) which he lost to Hanks for Philadelphia (1993)
Freeman for The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and Hawthorne for The Madness of King George (1994) which they both lost to Hanks for Forrest Gump (1994)

Paymer and Hopkins both worked on films that are about Lindbergh Kidnapping Case
Paymer for Crime of the Century (1996)TV
Hopkins for The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976)TV

Ejiofor, Hopkins, Freeman, and Spielberg all worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Ejiofor for 12 Years A Slave (2013)
Hopkins for The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Spielberg for Schindler's List (1993)
Freeman for Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Unforgiven (1992), and Million Dollar Baby (2004) ” - stewiec85
 
71.
Amos & Andrew (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar... (96 mins.)
Director: E. Max Frye
“ Since Samuel L. Jackson, Brad Dourif, and Michael Lerner worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Jackson for Pulp Fiction (1994)
Dourif for One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Lerner for Barton Fink (1991)

Lerner and Nicolas Cage both worked with the Coen Brothers;
Lerner for Barton Fink (1991)
Cage for Raising Arizona (1987) ” - stewiec85
 
72.
An American Tail (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
“ Christopher Plummer and Madeline Kahn both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Plummer for The Last Station (2009) and Beginners (2011) which he won
Kahn for Paper Moon (1973) and Blazing Saddles (1974) ” - stewiec85
 
73.
An Ideal Husband (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is... (97 mins.)
Director: Oliver Parker
“ Julianne Moore, Minnie Driver, and Cate Blanchett all earned Best Supporting Actress Oscar Nominations;
Moore for Boogie Nights (1997) and The Hours (2002)
Driver for Good Will Hunting (1997)
Blanchett for The Aviator (2004) which she won, Notes on a Scandal (2006) and I'm Not There (2007)

Moore and Blanchett also earned Best Actress Oscars;
Moore for Still Alice (2014)
Blanchett for Blue Jasmine (2013) ” - stewiec85
 
74.
Analyze That (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Mobster Paul Vitti is released into Dr. Ben Sobol's care, where only more chaos ensues. (96 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Since Robert De Niro and Cathy Moriarty worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
De Niro for The Godfather Part II (1974) which he won and Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Moriarty for Raging Bull (1980)
They both also worked together before in Raging Bull (1980) ” - stewiec85
 
75.
Analyze This (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A comedy about a psychiatrist whose number one-patient is an insecure mob boss. (103 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Since Robert De Niro and Chazz Palminteri worked together in this film, they both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
De Niro for The Godfather Part II (1974) which he won and Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Palminteri for Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
They both worked together before in A Bronx Tale (1993) ” - stewiec85
 
76.
...and justice for all. (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A lawyer is forced to defend a guilty judge, while defending other innocent clients, and trying to find punishment for the guilty and provide justice for the innocent. (119 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
“ Since Al Pacino, Jack Warden, Lee Strasberg, and Christine Lahti worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Pacino for The Godfather (1972), Dick Tracy (1990), and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Warden for Shampoo (1975) and Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Strasberg for The Godfather Part II (1974)
Lahti for Swing Shift (1984)

Writer Barry Levinson, Pacino and Warden all worked with Warren Beatty;
Pacino for Dick Tracy (1990)
Warden for Shampoo (1975) and Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Levinson for Bugsy (1991)

Both Pacino and Strasberg worked together before in The Godfather Part II (1974)

Lahti and Pacino both worked with film director Sidney Lumet;
Lahti for Running On Empty (1988)
Pacino for Serpico (1974) and Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

Director Norman Jewison and Levinson both earned Best Director Oscar Nominations;'
Jewison for In The Heat of the Night (1967), Fiddler on the Roof (1971) and Moonstruck (1987)
Levinson for Rain Man (1988) which he won and Bugsy (1991)

John Forsythe and Jeffrey Tambor earned Best Actor Golden Globes for TV Shows;
Forsythe for Dynasty (1981-1989)TV
Tambor for Transparent (2015-)TV ” - stewiec85
 
77.
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life. (112 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
“ Since Jim Broadbent and Alan Arkin worked together in this film, they both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscars before and after this;
Broadbent for Iris (2001)
Arkin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Broadbent and Antonio Banderas both starred in musicals;
Broadbent for Moulin Rouge (2001)
Banderas for Evita (1996)

They both worked with Tom Hanks;
Broadbent for Cloud Atlas (2012)
Banderas for Philadelphia (1993)

Arkin and Kyle Chandler worked together again in Argo (2012)

Colm Feore and Broadbent both played real-life politicians;
Feore as Pierre Elliott Trudeau in Trudeau (2002)TV
Broadbent as Boss Tweed in Gangs of New York (2002)

Feore, Chandler, Arkin, and Saul Rubinek all worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Feore for Chicago (2002)
Arkin and Chandler for Argo (2012)
Rubinek for Unforgiven (1992) ” - stewiec85
 
78.
And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it. (141 mins.)
“ Ian McKellen, Anjelica Huston, and Richard Jenkins all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
McKellen for Gods and Monsters (1998)
Huston for The Grifters (1990)
Jenkins for The Visitor (2007)

McKellen, Alan Alda, Huston, and Lily Tomlin all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
McKellen for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Alda for The Aviator (2004)
Huston for Prizzi's Honor (1985) which she won and Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Tomlin for Nashville (1975)

Richard Gere, Sual Rubinek, Jenkins, and McKellen all worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Gere for Chicago (2002)
McKellen for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Rubinek for Unforgiven (1992)
Jenkins for Spotlight (2015)

Matthew Modine and Donal Logue both worked on productions based on DC Comics;
Modine for The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Logue for Gotham (2014-)TV

Charles Martin Smith, Dakin Matthews, and Rubinek all worked with Jeff Bridges;
Smith for Starman (1984)
Rubinek for The Contender (2000)
Matthews for True Grit (2010)

Jeffrey Nordling and Christian Clemenson both worked on films centering on United Airlines Flight 93;
Nordling for Flight 93 (2006)TV
Clemenson for United 93 (2006)

Stephen Spinella and BD Wong worked together again in The Normal Heart (2014)TV

Spinella and Modine worked together again in What The Deaf Man Heard (1997)TV

Spinella and Matthews both worked with Josh Brolin;
Spinella for Milk (2008)
Dakin for True Grit (2010)

Steve Martin and Gere both worked on musicals;
Martin for Pennies From Heaven (1984) and Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Gere for Chicago (2002)

They both worked with Queen Latifah;
Martin for Bringing Down The House (2003)
Gere for Chicago (2002)

Alda and McKellen both worked with Tom Hanks;
Alda for Bridge of Spies (2015)
McKellen for The Da Vinci Code (2006) ” - stewiec85
 
79.
Andersonville (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of the most notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in the American Civil War. (167 mins.)
“ Since Frederic Forrest and William H. Macy worked together in this film, they both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Forrest for The Rose (1979)
Macy for Fargo (1996)

They both worked with Robert Duvall;
Forrest for Apocalypse Now (1979)
Macy for A Civil Action (1998)

They both worked with Harrison Ford;
Forrest for Apocalypse Now (1979)
Macy for Air Force One (1997)

They both worked with Jeff Bridges;
Forrest for Tucker: The Man and his Dream (1988)
Macy for Seabiscuit (2003) ” - stewiec85
 
80.
Angel Heart (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Harry Angel is a private investigator. He is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer called Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn. (113 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ Mickey Rourke and Robert De Niro both played boxers;
De Niro for Raging Bull (1980) and Grudge Match (2013)
Rourke for Homeboy (1988)

De Niro and Rourke both earned Oscar Nominations for playing athletes;
De Niro for Raging Bull (1980) which he won.
Rourke for The Wrestler (2008)

De Niro, Rourke, and Charlotte Rampling all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
De Niro for Taxi Driver (1976), The Deer Hunter (1978), Raging Bull (1980) which he won, Awakenings (1990), and Cape Fear (1991)
Rourke for The Wrestler (2008)
Rampling for 45 Years (2015)

They both worked with Christopher Walken;
De Niro for The Deer Hunter (1978)
Rourke for Homeboy (1988)

They both worked with film director Michael Cimino;
De Niro for The Deer Hunter (1978)
Rourke for Year of the Dragon (1985)

They both worked with Sylvester Stallone;
De Niro for Cop Land (1997) and Grudge Match (2013)
Rourke for The Expendables (2010)

They both worked with Kim Basinger;
De Niro for Grudge Match (2013)
Rourke for 9 1/2 Weeks (1986) ” - stewiec85
 
81.
Angels in America (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals. (352 mins.)
“ Al Pacino, Emma Thompson, Meryl Streep, and James Cromwell worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Pacino for The Godfather (1972), Dick Tracy (1990), and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Thompson for In The Name of the Father (1993)
Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) which she won, Adaptation (2002), and Into The Woods (2014)
Cromwell for Babe (1995)

Pacino, Thompson, and Streep all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscars;
Pacino for Scent of a Woman (1992)
Thompson for Howard's End (1992)
Streep for Sophie's Choice (1982) and The Iron Lady (2011)

Both Streep and Pacino worked with Robert De Niro;
Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978)
Pacino for The Godfather Part II (1974), Heat (1995), and Righteous Kill (2007)
They both worked with Alan Arkin;
Streep for Rendition (2007)
Pacino for Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Both Cromwell and Pacino worked together in this film, they both worked with Kevin Spacey;
Cromwell for L.A. Confidential (1997)
Pacino for Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Streep, Cromwell, and Pacino all worked with James Woods;
Pacino for Any Given Sunday (1999)
Cromwell for The General's Daughter (1999)
Streep for Holocaust (1978)TV

Both Cromwell and Pacino also worked with Chris O'Donnell;
Pacino for Scent of a Woman (1992)
Cromwell for The Bachelor (1999)

Pacino, Cromwell, and Streep all worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Pacino for The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather Part II (1974)
Cromwell for The Artist (2011)
Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Out of Africa (1985) ” - stewiec85
 
82.
Angus (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A miserable fat teenager secretly has a crush on the class beauty, ends up becoming the surprising participant to dance with her at a high school dance, meaning he's got to get his act together with the help of his best friend. (90 mins.)
“ Kathy Bates and George C. Scott both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscars;
Bates for Misery (1990)
Scott for Patton (1970)

They both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Bates for Primary Colors (1998) and About Schmidt (2002)
Scott for Anatomy of a Murder (1959) and The Hustler (1961) ” - stewiec85
 
83.
Another Happy Day (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics. (119 mins.)
Director: Sam Levinson
“ Since Thomas Haden Church, George Kennedy, Diana Scarwid, and Ellen Burstyn worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Church for Sideways (2004)
Kennedy for Cool Hand Luke (1967) which he won
Scarwid for Inside Moves (1980)
Burstyn for The Last Picture Show (1974) ” - stewiec85
 
84.
Antwone Fisher (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins. (120 mins.)
“ Denzel Washington and Viola Davis both earned Best Actor/Actress and Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Best Supporting Actor/Actress
Washington for Cry Freedom (1987) and Glory (1989) which he won, Davis for Doubt (2008)
Best Actor/Actress
Washington for Malcolm X (1992), Hurricane (1999), Training Day (2001) which he won, and Flight (2012)
Davis for The Help (2011)

Washington and Derek Luke both worked with Angela Bassett;
Washington for Malcolm X (1992)
Luke for Notorious (2009) ” - stewiec85
 
85.
Any Given Sunday (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them. (162 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Before and after this film both Jamie Foxx and Al Pacino won Best Actor Oscars for playing blind men;
Foxx as Ray Charles in Ray (2004)
Pacino for Scent of a Woman (1992).

Pacino and James Woods both played real-life crooked lawyer Roy Cohn who died from AIDS;
Woods for Citizen Cohn (1992)TV
Pacino for Angels in America (2003)TV

Since Jamie Foxx, Al Pacino, Ann-Margret, Charlton Heston, and James Woods worked together in this film, they all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Foxx for Ray (2004) which he won
Woods for Salvador (1986)
Pacino for Serpico (1973), The Godfather Part II (1974), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), And Justice For All (1979), and Scent of a Woman (1992) which he won
Margret for Tommy (1975)
Heston for Ben Hur (1959) which he won

They all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Foxx for Collateral (2004)
Woods for Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Pacino for The Godfather (1972), Dick Tracy (1990), and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Margret for Carnal Knowledge (1971)

Both Woods and Pacino worked with Robert De Niro;
Woods for Once Upon A Time In America (1984) and Casino (1995)
Pacino for The Godfather Part II (1974), Heat (1995), and Righteous Kill (2006)

Both Woods and Cameron Diaz worked with Martin Scorscese;
Woods for Casino (1995)
Diaz for Gangs of New York (2002)

Woods and Pacino both worked with Meryl Streep;
Woods for Holocaust (1978)TV
Pacino for Angels in America (2003)TV

They both worked with Bryan Dennehy;
Woods for Best Seller (1987)
Pacino for Righteous Kill (2006)

Pacino and Matthew Modine both worked on films produced by HBO whose subject is on AIDS;
Pacino for Angels in America (2003)TV
Modine for And The Band Played On (1993)TV

Dennis Quaid and Woods both played real-life politicians;
Quaid as Pres. Bill Clinton in The Special Relationship (2010)TV
Woods as Mayor Rudy Giuliani in Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2002)TV

Foxx, Pacino, and Aaron Eckhardt both played comic book supervillains;
Foxx as Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Eckhardt as Two-Face in The Dark Knight (2008)
Pacino as Big Boy Caprice in Dick Tracy (1990)

Eckhardt and Modine both worked on Batman films;
Eckhardt for The Dark Knight (2008)
Modine for The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Pacino and Heston both worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Pacino for The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather Part II (1974)
Heston for Ben Hur (1959) ” - stewiec85
 
86.
Anywhere But Here (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A mother and daughter search for success in Beverly Hills. (114 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
“ Susan Sarandon and Natalie Portman both won Best Actress Oscars;
Sarandon for Dead Man Walking (1995)
Portman for Black Swan (2010)

Sarandon and Portman both worked with Jude Law;
Sarandon for Alfie (2004)
Portman for Closer (2004)

They both worked with Al Pacino;
Sarandon for You Don't Know Jack (2010)TV
Portman for Heat (1995)

They both worked with Robert De Niro;
Sarandon for The Big Wedding (2013)
Portman for Heat (1995)

They both worked with Julia Roberts;
Sarandon for Stepmom (1998)
Portman for Closer (2004) ” - stewiec85
 
87.
Apollo 13 (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. (140 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ Since Tom Hanks and Ed Harris worked together in this film, they both earned Oscar Nominations for playing homosexuals dying from AIDS before and after this film;
Hanks for Philadelphia (1993) which he won.
Harris for The Hours (2002)

Hanks, Harris, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Kathleen Quinlan, and Gary Sinise were all in Best Picture Oscar Nominated films;
Hanks for Forrest Gump (1994) which won, this film, Saving Private Ryan (1998), The Green Mile (1999), Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011)
Harris for The Right Stuff (1983), Places in the Heart (1984), this film, A Beautiful Mind (2001) which won, The Hours (2002)
Sinise for Forrest Gump (1994) which won, this film, and The Green Mile (1999)
Bacon for JFK (1991), A Few Good Men (1992), this film, Mystic River (2003), Frost/Nixon (2008)
Paxton for this film and Titanic (1997) which won.
Quinlan for this film

Sinise, Bacon, and Harris were all in films about Richard Nixon;
Sinise in The Final Days (1989)TV
Bacon in Frost/Nixon (2008)
Harris in Nixon (1995)

Sinise, Hanks, and Harris all played real-life politiceans;
Since as Former U.S. President Harry Truman in Truman (1995) and as George Wallace in George Wallace (1997)TV and Path to War (2002)TV
Hanks as Charlie Wilson in Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Harris as John McCain in Game Change (2012)TV

Sinise, Quinlan, and Harris all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Sinise for Forrest Gump (1994)
Quinlan for this film
Harris for this film, The Truman Show (1998), and The Hours (2002)

Hanks and Harris also earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Hanks for Big (1988), Philadelphia (1993) which he won, Forrest Gump (1994) which he won, Saving Private Ryan (1998), and Cast Away (2000)
Harris for Pollock (2000)

Hanks and Harris also both worked with film director, Stephen Daldry;
Hanks for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011)
Harris for The Hours (2002)

They both worked with Max Von Sydow;
Hanks for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011)
Harris for Needful Things (1993)

Both Harris and Sinise worked with John Malkovich;
Harris for Places in the Heart (1984)
Sinise for Of Mice and Men (1992)

Both Harris and Bacon worked with Marcia Gay Harden;
Harris for Pollock (2000)
Bacon for Mystic River (2003)

Harris, Quinlan, and Bacon all worked with director Oliver Stone;
Harris for Nixon (1995)
Bacon for JFK (1991)
Quinlan for The Doors (1991)

Both Harris and Bacon worked with Gary Oldman;
Harris for State of Grace (1990)
Bacon for Criminal Law (1988), JFK (1991), and Murder in the First (1995)

They both worked with Bob Hoskins;
Harris for Nixon (1995)
Bacon for Balto (1995)

Both director Ron Howard and Bacon worked with Tommy Lee Jones;
Howard for The Missing (2003)
Bacon for JFK (1991)

Both Hanks and Harris worked with Sandra Bullock;
Hanks for Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011)
Harris for Gravity (2013) ” - stewiec85
 
88.
Appaloosa (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow. (115 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris
“ Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Jeremy Irons, and Renee Zellweger all earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Mortensen for Eastern Promises (2007)
Harris for Pollock (2000)
Irons for Reversal of Fortune (1990) which he won
Zellweger for Bridget Jones' Diary (2001) and Chicago (2002)

Harris and Zellweger earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Harris for Apollo 13 (1995), The Truman Show (1998), The Hours (2002)
Zellweger for Cold Mountain (2003) which she won.

Timothy Spall, Harris, Zellweger, and Mortensen all worked on films that won Best Picture Oscars;
Harris for A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Zellweger for Chicago (2002)
Mortensen for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Spall for The King's Speech (2010)

Irons and Harris both worked with Kevin Spacey;
Irons for Margin Call (2011)
Harris for Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Mortensen and Harris worked together before in A History of Violence (2005)

Zellweger and Harris both worked with Jim Carrey;
Zellweger for Me, Myself, & Irene (2000)
Harris for The Truman Show (1998)

Spall and Harris both played artists who paint;
Spall as J.M.W. Turner in Mr. Turner (2014)
Harris as Jackson Pollock in Pollock (2000)

Harris and Zellweger both worked with John C. Riley;
Harris for The Hours (2002)
Zellweger for Chicago (2002)

Spall and Zellweger both worked with Colin Firth;
Spall for The King's Speech (2010)
Zellweger for Bridget Jones' Diary (2001), Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason (2004), and Bridget Jones' Baby (2016) ” - stewiec85
 
89.
Argo (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ Kyle Chandler, John Goodman, and Bryan Cranston all won Emmy Awards;
Chandler for Best Actor in Drama TV Series in Friday Night Lights (2006-2011)TV
Goodman for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006-2007)TV
Cranston for Best Actor in Drama TV Series in Breaking Bad (2008-2013) TV

Ben Affleck and Alan Arkin both costarred in films that won Both Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor Oscars;
Affleck for Good Will Hunting (1997) which he won for Best Screenplay
Arkin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006) which he won for Best Supporting Actor

Since Affleck worked with George Clooney who is executive producer of this film, they both played CIA operatives;
Affleck for this film
Clooney for Syriana (2005)

They both also played superheroes;
Affleck as Daredevil in Daredevil (2003) and Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice (2016)
Clooney as Batman in Batman and Robin (1998)

Arkin and Affleck both worked with Alec Baldwin;
Arkin for Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Affleck for Pearl Harbor (2001)

Arkin and Cranston both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Arkin for The Russians are Coming The Russians Are Coming (1966) and The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968)
Cranston for Trump (2015) ” - stewiec85
 
90.
Arlington Road (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man begins to suspect his neighbors are not what they appear to be and their secrets could be deadly. (117 mins.)
Director: Mark Pellington
“ Tim Robbins, Jeff Bridges, and Joan Cusack all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Cusack for Working Girl (1988) and In & Out (1997)
Robbins for Mystic River (2003) which he won
Bridges for The Last Picture Show (1971), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), and The Contender (2000) ” - stewiec85
 
91.
Armageddon (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet. (151 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ Since Michael Clarke Duncan and Billy Bob Thornton worked together in this film, they both earned Oscar Nominations for Best Supporting Actor;
Duncan for The Green Mile (1999)
Thornton for A Simple Plan (1998)

Since Ben Affleck, Thortnon, and Owen Wilson worked together, they all earned Oscar Nominations for Best Screenplay;
Affleck for Good Will Hunting (1997) which he won
Thornton for Sling Blade (1996) which he won
Wilson for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Steve Buscemi and Bruce Willis both earned Best Actor TV Golden Globes;
Buscemi for Boardwalk Empire (2010-)TV
Willis for Moonlighting (1985-1989)TV

Thornton and Buscemi both starred in both versions of the film Fargo (1996);
Thorton for Fargo (2014-)TV
Buscemi for Fargo (1996)

Buscemi and Will Patton both worked with Nicolas Cage;
Buscemi for Con Air (1997)
Patton for Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

Thornton and Patton both worked with Robert Duvall;
Thornton for Sling Blade (1996), The Apostle (1997), and The Judge (2014)
Patton for Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000) ” - stewiec85
 
92.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 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
“ Since Raymond Massey and Cary Grant worked together in this film, they both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Massey for Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Grant for Penny Serenade (1941) and None But The Lonely Heart (1944) ” - stewiec85
 
93.
Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (1976 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
This is the story of the happenings at a major bank. The first of which is that the bank's president... (320 mins.)
“ Since Christopher Plummer, Ralph Bellamy, and Robert Loggia worked together in this film, they all earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Plummer for The Last Station (2009) and Beginners (2011) which he won
Bellamy for The Awful Truth (1937)
Loggia for Jagged Edge (1985)

Plummer and Loggia both worked with Al Pacino;
Plummer for The Insider (1999)
Loggia for Scarface (1983)

They both worked with Tom Hanks;
Plummer for Dragnet (1987)
Loggia for Big (1988) ” - stewiec85
 
94.
As Good as It Gets (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery. (139 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
“ Jack Nicholson, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr., Helen Hunt, and Shirley Knight all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;

Nicholson for Easy Rider (1969), Reds (1981), Terms of Endearment (1983) which he won, and A Few Good Men (1992)

Kinnear for this film

Gooding for Jerry Maguire (1996) which he won

Hunt for The Sessions (2012)

Knight for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (1960) and Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Nicholson and Hunt both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscars;
Nicholson for One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and this film
Hunt for this film

Gooding and Nicholson both worked with Tom Cruise;
Gooding for Jerry Maguire (1996)
Nicholson for A Few Good Men (1992)

Nicholson and director James L. Brooks both worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Nicholson for One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Terms of Endearment (1983), and The Departed (2006)
Brooks for Terms of Endearment (1983) ” - stewiec85
 
95.
Assassins (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Professional hit-man Robert Rath wants to fulfill a few more contracts before retiring but unscrupulous ambitious newcomer hit-man Miguel Bain keeps killing Rath's targets. (132 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ Sylvester Stallone and Julianne Moore worked together in this film, they both earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Stallone for Rocky (1976)
Moore for The End of the Affair (1999), Far From Heaven (2002), and Still Alice (2014) which she won

Stallone, Moore, and Antonio Banderas all worked with Harrison Ford;
Stallone and Banderas for The Expendables 3 (2014)
Moore for The Fugitive (1993)

Stallone and Moore both earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Stallone for Creed (2015)
Moore for Boogie Nights (1997) and The Hours (2002) ” - stewiec85
 
96.
At Close Range (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In 1978 rural Pennsylvania an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons and they become intrigued with romanticized life of crime. (111 mins.)
Director: James Foley
“ Sean Penn and David Strathairn both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;
Penn for Dead Man Walking (1995), Sweet and Lowdown (1999), I Am Sam (2001), Mystic River (2003) which he won, and Milk (2008) which he won
Strathairn for Good Night and Good Luck (2005)

Penn and Strathairn both earned Oscar Nominations for playing real-life heroes;
Penn as Harvey Milk in Milk (2008) which he won
Strathairn as Edward R. Murrow in Good Night and Good Luck (2005)

Since Penn and Christopher Walken worked together in this film, they both costarred in Vietnam films;
Penn in Casualties of War (1989)
Walken in The Deer Hunter (1978) ” - stewiec85
 
97.
Attica (1980 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The behind the scenes of the 1971 prisoners revolt at the Attica prison. (97 mins.)
“ Charles Durning and Morgan Freeman both earned Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominations;
Durning for The Best Whorehouse in Texas (1982) and To Be Or Not To Be (1983)
Freeman for Street Smart (1987) and Million Dollar Baby (2004) which he won ” - stewiec85
 
98.
August: Osage County (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. (121 mins.)
Director: John Wells
“ Meryl Streep, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Chris Cooper, Julia Roberts, and Sam Shepard all earned Best Supporting Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) which she won, Adaptation (2002), and Into The Woods (2014)
Lewis for Cape Fear (1991)
Breslin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Cooper for Adaptation (2002) which he won
Roberts for Steel Magnolias (1989) and this film
Shepard for The Right Stuff (1983)

Roberts and Streep also earned Best Actress Oscars;
Roberts for Erin Brockovich (2000)
Streep for Sophie's Choice (1982) and The Iron Lady (2011)

Lewis and Roberts both worked with Nick Nolte;
Lewis for Cape Fear (1991)
Roberts for I Love Trouble (1994)

Lewis and Streep both worked with Robert De Niro;
Lewis for Cape Fear (1991)
Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978)

They both worked with Uma Thurman;
Lewis for Hysterical Blindness (2002)TV
Streep for Prime (2005)

Shepard and Roberts worked together before in The Pelican Brief (1993)

Streep and Roberts both worked with Denzel Washington;
Streep for The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Roberts for The Pelican Brief (1993)

Streep and Cooper worked together before in Adaptation (2002)

They both worked on films that earned Best Picture Oscars;
Streep for The Deer Hunter (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), and Out of Africa (1985)
Cooper for American Beauty (1999)

They both worked with George Clooney;
Streep for Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Cooper for Syriana (2005)

Breslin and Streep both worked with Alan Arkin;
Breslin for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Streep for Renditon (2007)

Streep and Roberts both earned Best Actress Oscars for playing real-life characters;
Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady (2011)
Roberts as Erin Brockovich in Erin Brockovich (2000) ” - stewiec85
 
99.
August Rush (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents. (114 mins.)
“ Robin Williams and Terrence Howard both earned Best Actor Oscar Nominations;

Williams for Good Morning Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), and The Fisher King (1991)

Howard for Hustle & Flow (2005)

They worked together again in Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)

Keri Russell and Jonathan Rhys Myers both earned Golden Globes for TV;
Russell for Felicity (1998-2002)TV
Rhys Meyers for Elvis (2005)TV ” - stewiec85
 
100.
Australia (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand. (165 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
“ Director Baz Luhrman, Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman all earned Oscar Nominations for working on musicals;
Jackman for Best Actor in Les Miserables (2012)
Kidman for Best Actress in Moulin Rouge (2001)
Luhrman for Best Picture in Moulin Rouge (2001)

Jackman and Kidman both also earned Best Actor/Actress Oscar Nominations;
Jackman for Les Miserables (2012)
Kidman for Moulin Rouge (2001), The Hours (2002) which she won, and Rabbit Hole (2010)

They both worked with Ewan McGregor;
Jackman for Deception (2008)
Kidman for Moulin Rouge (2001)

Jackman and Bryan Brown both worked with Sigourney Weaver;
Jackman for Chappie (2015)
Brown for Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey (1988) ” - stewiec85