Richard Bright Movies

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1.
Never Love a Stranger (1958)
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Following the life of an orphan and the events that change his life and lead him into a life of crime. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Stevens
 
2.
Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)
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Dave Burke hires two very different debt-burdened men for a bank robbery. Suspicion and prejudice threaten to end their partnership. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
3.
Lions Love (... and Lies) (1969)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Agnes Varda
 
4.
The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
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The lives of heroin addicts who frequent "Needle Park" in New York City. (110 mins.)
 
5.
The Godfather (1972)
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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
 
6.
The Getaway (1972)
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A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
7.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
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An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
8.
The Sugarland Express (1974)
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A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road. (110 mins.)
 
9.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
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An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a $1 million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo. (112 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
10.
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba. (202 mins.)
 
11.
Rancho Deluxe (1975)
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Two drifters, of widely varying backgrounds, rustle cattle and try to avoid being caught in contemporary Montana. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Perry
 
12.
Marathon Man (1976)
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A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent. (125 mins.)
 
13.
Handle with Care (1977)
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This movie interlaces the stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio... (98 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
14.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
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A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters. (136 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
15.
On the Yard (1978)
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In prison, one prisoner buys some smokes from another. Then he admits he can't pay for it and becomes indebted to him and the interest is rising daily. (102 mins.)
 
16.
Hair (1979)
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Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted. (121 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
17.
The Idolmaker (1980)
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Based on the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered, among others, Frankie Avalon and Fabian. (117 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
18.
Girls Nite Out (1982)
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A killer, wearing a dancing bear suit, stalks a variety of cheerleaders during an all-night scavenger hunt at a remote Ohio college. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Deubel
 
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Vigilante (1983)
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Eddie Marino is a factory worker in New York City. He has a wife named Vickie and a son named Scott... (90 mins.)
Director: William Lustig
 
20.
Two of a Kind (1983)
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God has had just about enough of the human's attitude so he will destroy the planet very soon. It is up to a struggling inventor and a bank teller... (88 mins.)
Director: John Herzfeld
 
21.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. (229 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
 
22.
Crimewave (1985)
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A pair of whacked-out cartoon-like exterminator/hitmen kill the owner of a burglar-alarm company, and stalk the partner who hired them, his wife, and a nerd framed for the murder, who tells the story in flashback from the electric chair. (83 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
23.
Cut and Run (1985)
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A reporter and her cameraman connect a surviving Jonestown leader and a TV exec's missing son to a drug war where jungle installations are being massacred by an army of natives and a skilled white assassin. (90 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
24.
Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents... (108 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
 
25.
The Verne Miller Story (1987)
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Upon his release from prison, Verne Miller works his way into Al Capone's organization. He becomes a top assassin and earns Capone's trust... (95 mins.)
Director: Rod Hewitt
 
26.
Time Out (1988)
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(83 mins.)
 
27.
Red Heat (1988)
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A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country. (104 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
 
28.
The Ambulance (1990)
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Josh Baker meets a very special woman, Cheryl, in the streets of New York. Suddenly she collapses, and she's picked up by an ambulance... (91 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
29.
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
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In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing. (162 mins.)
 
30.
Who's the Man? (1993)
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Ed Lover and Doctor Dre are two inept barbers. Deciding that maybe they ought to find another line of work... (85 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
 
31.
The Ref (1994)
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A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve. (93 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
 
32.
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
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A struggling writer takes a job with the mob to make ends meet. (86 mins.)
Director: Frank Rainone
 
33.
Pictures of Baby Jane Doe (1995)
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A hapless photographer/writer takes in a young streetwalker and tries to help her change her sordid lifestyle while he attempts to do the same for himself. (92 mins.)
Director: Paul Peditto
 
34.
Blue Funk (1995)
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Director: Ivy Brooks
 
35.
Sweet Nothing (1995)
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Angel celebrates the birth of his daughter by taking his first hit of crack cocaine. With the hesitant support of his wife... (89 mins.)
Director: Gary Winick
 
36.
Beautiful Girls (1996)
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A piano player at a crossroads in his life returns home to his friends and their own problems with life and love. (112 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
 
37.
Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
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A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner. (113 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
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Anima (1998)
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A reporter doing a story on taxidermy discovers an odd older couple that he becomes convinced are ex-Nazi's... (90 mins.)
 
40.
O.K. Garage (1998)
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Two best friends, Sean and Johnny, fall in love with school teacher Rachel, whose car breaks down all the time... (90 mins.)
Director: Brandon Cole
 
41.
Jaded (1998)
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Drama about a pretty young woman who is raped in a most unusual way. There are unexpected turns and... (95 mins.)
Director: Caryn Krooth
 
42.
Joe the King (1999)
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A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality. (93 mins.)
Director: Frank Whaley
 
43.
Getting to Know You (1999)
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A chance encounter alters a teenage girl's perception of herself and her outlook on life. (96 mins.)
Director: Lisanne Skyler
 
44.
The Photographer (2000)
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A Photographer has a single evening to find ten magical photographs or else he stands to lose everything that is important to him. (91 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Stein
 
45.
Broke Even (2000)
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(94 mins.)
Director: David Feldman
 
46.
Trigger Happy (2001)
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A hand gun is passed between 22 loosely connected New Yorkers. (100 mins.)
Director: Julian West
 
47.
Dead Dog (2001)
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Tom and Perri are a successful couple residing in New York City with their dog, a Golden Retriever named Sophie...
 
48.
Day on Fire (2006)
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The lives of a Palestinian journalist and a Jewish model become inextricably, and shockingly, intertwined after they meet by accident in New York. (91 mins.)
Director: Jay Anania