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Chilly Scenes of WinterChilly Scenes of Winter (Head Over Heels) (1979) Recommended
Dir. Joan Micklin Silver
Feat. John Heard, Mary Beth Hurt, Peter Riegert
A celebrated early rom–com from writer–director Joan Micklin Silver (CROSSING DELANCEY) with a likable John Heard playing a hopeless…
Cutter's WayCutter's Way (1981)
Dir. Ivan Passer
Feat. John Heard, Jeff Bridges, Lisa Eichhorn
Low–key mystery set in the hazy South Californian boondocks, that gets under your skin in its own moody, mordant way. Story concerns lippy…
Cat PeopleCat People (1982)
Dir. Paul Schrader
Feat. Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard
Loose remake of the Val Lewton classic fleshes out the innate connection between human sexuality and animal instinct. Nymphette Nastassja Kinski…
Trip to Bountiful, TheTrip to Bountiful, The (1985) Recommended
Dir. Peter Masterson
Feat. Geraldine Page, Rebecca De Mornay, John Heard
Geraldine Page won an Oscar for her portrait of a widow who finally embarks on one final journey to her Texas birthplace.
Catholic BoysCatholic Boys (Heaven Help Us) (1985)
Dir. Michael Dinner
Feat. Mary Stuart Masterson, John Heard, Donald Sutherland
Slight, but engaging comedy set around a group of Roman Catholic schoolboys and their misadventures with the opposite sex.
Out on a LimbOut on a Limb (1987)
Dir. Robert Butler
Feat. Shirley Maclaine, Charles Dance, Anne Jackson
Unusual docudrama that follows the epic journey of self–discovery of actress Shirley MacLaine, as she travels the world in search of…
BigBig (1988) Aro Favourite
Dir. Penny Marshall
Feat. Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia
Tom Hanks is perfect as a 12–year–old trapped in an adults body, having to cope with big business and romance without the benefit of…
BeachesBeaches (1988) Recommended
Dir. Garry Marshall
Feat. Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard
Bette Midler's tour–de–force about the lifetimes of two childhood friends pulls the heart strings in all the right places.
BetrayedBetrayed (1988)
Dir. Costa-Gavras
Feat. Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard
FBI agent Debra Winger must infiltrate a vicious white supremacist network, apparently run by the handsome, affable Tom Berenger. Murky plotting gets…
Package, ThePackage, The (1989)
Dir. Andrew Davis
Feat. Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy
Sharp geo–political thriller with an anti–nuclear bent. Gene Hackman plays a veteran Army Sgt. assigned to escort a military prisoner…
Home AloneHome Alone (1990) Recommended
Dir. Chris Columbus
Feat. Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
The third highest grossing film at the U.S. box–office made Macaulay Culkin one bankable pre–pubescent. Accidentally left alone while his…
Deceived (1991)
Dir. Damian Harris
Feat. Goldie Hawn, John Heard
Goldie Hawn in her first dramatic role plays a mother–of–two who learns that Hubby is not who she thought he was. Nothing new here, but…
Waterland (1992)
Dir. Stephen Gyllenhaal
Feat. Jeremy Irons, Sinead Cusack, Lena Headey
Jeremy Irons plays a history teacher in America who recounts his own suppressed coming of age to his cynical students. Adapted from Graham Swift's…
Radio FlyerRadio Flyer (1992)
Dir. Richard Donner
Feat. Lorraine Bracco, John Heard, Adam Baldwin
Bittersweet story of two young brothers who free themselves from their wicked stepfather by transforming a red wagon into a fantastical flying…
White ChicksWhite Chicks (2004)
Dir. Keenan Ivory Wayans
Feat. Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Frankie Faison
Even the make–up is bad in this tasteless gender and race–bending comedy from the Wayan Brothers, in which dark brown FBI agents Shawn…
Chumscrubber, TheChumscrubber, The (2005)
Dir. Arie Posin
Feat. Jamie Bell, Camilla Belle, Glenn Close
A sadsack teenager (Bell) living in a sterile new suburb in Southern California discovers his best friend has committed suicide, an event which seems…
Sweet LandSweet Land (2005) Recommended
Dir. Ali Selim
Feat. Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Lois Smith
Beautifully framed romantic saga about a German mail–order bride and her would–be husband's struggle to overcome the propaganda–led…
Locusts - Day of DestructionLocusts - Day of Destruction (2005)
Dir. David Jackson
Feat. Lucy Lawless, John Heard
Cheese–dipped thriller set in the good ol' US of A, where a swarm of pissed off bio–engineered locusts run riot across the countryside…
Too Big to FailToo Big to Fail (2011) Recommended
Dir. Curtis Hanson
Feat. James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt
HBO throw the kitchen sink at the 2008 financial crisis with this heavy–hitting reenactment of events leading up to the TARP bailout. The…
SharknadoSharknado (2013)
Dir. Anthony C. Ferrante
Feat. Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard
An irrational internet sensation, this Z–grade disaster movie has gained unlikely cult status on the back of its has–been casting (Tara…
Runner RunnerRunner Runner (2013)
Dir. Brad Furman
Feat. Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton
Justin Timberlake plays a Princeton whizkid caught between an elaborate FBI sting and a high flying swindler whose fortune is made from an online…
AnimalsAnimals (2014)
Dir. Colin Schiffli
Feat. David Dastmalchian, Kim Shaw, John Heard
Downbeat, but well–acted drama follows a drug–addicted homeless couple as they scam strangers in order to attain their next fix.

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