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Taylor Hackford
Born December 31, 1944 (age 74)
Taylor Edwin Hackford (born December 31, 1944) is an American film director and former president of the Directors Guild of America. He won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for Teenage Father (1979). Hackford went on to direct a number of highly regarded feature films, most notably An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) and Ray (2004), the latter of which saw him nominated for the Academy... full bio
Parker
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Romance | 1h 58min
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A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
The Devil's Advocate
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 24min
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An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job to work in New York City for a high-end law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.
Ray
[2004]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Music | 2h 32min
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The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
Proof of Life
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 2h 15min
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Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Dolores Claiborne
[1995]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 12min
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A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.
An Officer and a Gentleman
[1982]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 4min
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A young man must complete his work at a Navy Flight school to become an aviator, with the help of a tough gunnery sergeant and his new girlfriend.
The Comedian
[2016]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 2h
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A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke.
Blood In, Blood Out
[1993]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 3h
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Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on step-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home"... see more
Love Ranch
[2010]
 
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Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1h 57min
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A drama centered around a married couple who opened the first legal brothel in Nevada.
Against All Odds
[1984]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Crime | 2h 8min
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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.
White Nights
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 16min
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An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Kirov Academy of Ballet again, but he wishes to escape, but can he trust the American?
Everybody's All-American
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Sport | 2h 7min
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A Louisiana football legend struggles to deal with life's complexities after his college career is over.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Music | 2h
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This documentary movie covers two concerts at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri, to celebrate Chuck Berry's 60th birthday, and also discusses his life and career.
The Idolmaker
[1980]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Music | 1h 57min
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Based on the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered, among others, Frankie Avalon and Fabian.
Dangerous Liaisons
[2014]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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A pair of powerful New York socialites play "Dangerous Liason"-type games with others.
Bukowski
[1973]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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The poet Charles Bukowski is filmed going to San Francisco to give a poetry reading.
George and Tammy
[2018]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Music
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The story of the rise and waterfall of country and western icons George Jones and Tammy Wynette.
Teenage Father
[1978]
 
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Short Movie | 25min
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