|Agatha 1979 PG, 98 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama
Director: Michael Apted
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Tony Britton, Timothy West, Alan Badel, Helen Morse, Celia Gregory, Yvonne Gilan, Carolyn Pickles, Paul Brooke, Barry Hart, Sandra Voe, Donald Nithsdale, Robert Longden
In 1926, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days; that happening set in motion events well-publicized by British and American journalists. This story is a fictional account of what happened. It shows Agatha running away from her unfaithful husband, Col. Archibald Christie (Timothy Dalton), and going to the Hydro Harrogate spa in Yorkshire, England. While Agatha is the subject of a nationwide search, American journalist Wally Stanton (Dustin Hoffman) finds her at the spa, and a short romance ensues.
|Alfredo, Alfredo 1972 R, 97 min.|
Director: Pietro Germi
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Stefania Sandrelli, Carla Gravina, Clara Colosimo, Daniele Patella, Duilio Del Prete, Luigi Baghetti, Danika La Loggia, Saro Urzi
Alfredo (Dustin Hoffman) is a timid banker who begins a love affair with Carolina Betti (Carla Gravina) and tries to end his marriage to Mariarosa (Stefania Sandrelli). But, because of Italy's strict divorce laws, Alfredo has problems getting the divorce. His lawyers do work to obtain a divorce, and the laws change allowing Alfredo, at long last, to divorce Carolina and to marry Mariarosa.
|All the President's Men 1976 PG, 139 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Cast: Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Hal Holbrook, Ned Beatty, Meredith Baxter, F. Murray Abraham, Stephen Collins, Penny Fuller, John McMartin, Robert Walden, Frank Wills
Based on the bestseller by Washington journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, this award-winning film tells the story of the Watergate break-in and the investigation that led to President Nixon's resignation. The screenplay adaptation by William Goldman won an Academy Award, as did Jason Robards for Best Supporting Actor. Nominations included Best Picture, Director, and Supporting Actress (Jane Alexander).
|American Buffalo 1996 R, 88 min.|
Director: Michael Corrente
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Franz, Sean Nelson
Based on David Mamet's play, this is the powerful story of three hoods–"Teach" (Dustin Hoffman), "Donny" (Dennis Franz), and "Bobby" (Sean Nelson)–who plot the robbery of a junk shop and argue over the spoils they will never see.
|Billy Bathgate 1991 R, 106 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Robert Benton
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis, Steven Hill, Steve Buscemi, Billy Jaye, John Costelloe, Stanley Tucci, Xander Berkeley, Timothy Jerome, Mike Starr, Robert f. Colesberry, Stephen Joyce, Frances Conroy
Billy Bathgate (Loren Dean) rises from a poor New York City kid to one of the trusted followers of gangster Dutch Schultz (Dustin Hoffman). Set during the Great Depression, Billy is given the job of watching after an attractive woman (Nicole Kidman) whose boyfriend (Bruce Willis) has been murdered.
|Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt 1989 N/R, 75 min.|
Director: Robert Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Cast: Dustin Hoffman
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary, this film tells the stories behind panels of the giant AIDS Memorial Quilt which was displayed at the Mall in Washington, D.C.
|Confidence 2003 R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: James Foley
Cast: Edward Burns, Rachel Weisz, Andy Garcia, Dustin Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Donal Logue, Luis Guzman, Brian Van Holt, Franky G, Morris Chestnut, Robert Forster, Melissa Lawner, Leland Orser, Louis Lombardi, Elle Alexander
Small-time con man Jake Vig (Edward Burns) pulls off a scam that ultimately involves big-time Mob boss King (Dustin Hoffman) when Jake's victim is Lionel Dolby (Leland Orser) who happens to work for King. It is payback time, and, when Jake is forced by King to pull off a scam against King's enemy Morgan Price (Robert Forster), Jake brings in pickpocket Lily (Rachel Weisz) to help. Now, FBI Agent Gunther Butan (Andy Garcia) enters the scene, and Jake finds that he has more than a few problems staying one step ahead of the law.
|Death of a Salesman 1985 TV, 150 min.|
Director: Volker Schlondorff
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang, Charles Durning, Louis Zorich, Jon Polito, Tom Signorelli
Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich were both winners of Emmys for their performances in Arthur Miller's classic drama about the traveling salesman who spends his life on the road and, only when it is too late, realizes that he has sacrificed his family for his profession.
|Dick Tracy 1990 PG, 120 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Warren Beatty
Cast: Warren Beatty, Madonna, Glenne Headly, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Kathy Bates, Charlie Korsmo, William Forsythe, Robert Costanzo, Dick Van Dyke, Paul Sorvino, Seymour Cassel, Jack Kehoe
Warren Beatty plays Dick Tracy and Madonna takes on the role of Breathless Mahoney in this fantasy adventure. Shot in only seven colors (one of them is yellow), this stylistic movie brings to life the comic strip without losing its grip on unreality. The real substance of this movie is provided by the scene-stealing villains, most notably Al Pacino as Big Boy Caprice and Dustin Hoffman as Mumbles. "Sooner or Later" won an Oscar for Best Song.
|Family Business 1989 R, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Sean Connery, Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Rosanna DeSoto, Janet Carroll, Victoria Jackson, Bill McCutcheon, Luis Guzman, B.D. Wong, Deborah Rush, Marilyn Cooper, Salem Ludwig, Rex Everhart, James Tolkan, Tony DiBenedetto
After young Adam McMillen (Matthew Broderick) approaches his father Vito (Dustin Hoffman) and grandfather Jessie (Sean Connery) with a scheme to gain millions of dollars worth of test-tube specimens, they attempt the heist and fail. As a result, three generations of the McMillen family are forced into accepting guilt for their lives of crime.
|Finding Neverland 2004 PG, 101 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Marc Forster
Cast: Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha Mitchell, Dustin Hoffman, Freddie Highmore, Joe Prospero, Nick Roud, Luke Spill, Ian Hart, Kelly Macdonald, Mackenzie Crook, Eileen Essell, Jimmy Gardner, Oliver Fox
This story relates the process that playwright James Barrie (Johnny Depp) went through to develop his classic "Peter Pan." It involves meeting a widowed mother (Kate Winslet) and her four sons in the park and becoming attached to them–especially to Peter who is a troubled boy. As Barrie spends day after day with the family (to the dismay of his own wife (Radha Mitchell)), he begins to form the story of a boy who does not want to grow up, his friends in Neverland, and a pirate with a hook for his arm. The film received an Academy Award for Best Original Score and was nominated for six others, including Best Picture and Actor (Depp).
|The Graduate 1967 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, Richard Dreyfuss, Murray Hamilton, William Daniels, Elizabeth Wilson, Norman Fell, Elisabeth Fraser, Alice Ghostley, Brian Avery, Walter Brooke, Buck Henry, Marion Lorne, Harry Holcombe
Up until graduation, Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) has lived by his parents' values; now he is striving to discover what it is that he feels is important in life. Although he falls in love with Elaine (Katharine Ross) who is his own age, he ends up being seduced by her mother, Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft). Now he must extricate himself from the situation with the mother in order to win Elaine's love. Mike Nichols won the Oscar for Best Director, and six nominations were received, including Best Picture, Actor (Hoffman), Actress (Bancroft), and Supporting Actress (Ross).
|Hero 1992 PG-13, 112 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: Accidental Hero
Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Joan Cusack, Kevin J. O'Connor, Maury Chaykin, Stephen Tobolowsky, Tom Arnold, Warren Berlinger, Christian Clemenson, Susie Cusack, Richard Riehle, Cady Huffman, James Madio, Daniel Baldwin
Andy Garcia plays John Bubber who takes credit and the $1,000,000 reward for the rescue effort of a burning airplane. In fact, the real hero is Bernie LaPlante (Dustin Hoffman) who is amazed at the attention and money Bubber receives.
|Hook 1991 PG, 142 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Caroline Goodall, Charlie Korsmo, Amber Scott, Phil Collins, Arthur Malet, Laurel Cronin, Dante Basco, Jasen Fisher, Isaiah Robinson, Raushan Hammond
Peter Pan has grown up and has become Peter Banning (Robin Williams) who is married to Moira (Caroline Goodall) and the father of Jack (Charlie Korsmo) and Maggie (Amber Scott). While the family is visiting Granny Wendy (Maggie Smith) in London, Peter checks on the children in the bedroom and discovers that Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman) has kidnapped them. Peter has become the kind of father he always was against: one who is too busy with work to give his children any attention. Now, it takes a trip to the Island of the Lost Boys for Peter to realize that the most important things in life are his children.
|I Heart Huckabees 2004 R, 106 min.|
Director: David O. Russell
Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Isabelle Huppert, Dustin Hoffman, Lily Tomlin, Jude Law, Mark Wahlberg, Naomi Watts, Angela Grillo, Ger Duany, Darlene Hunt, Kevin Dunn, Richard Appel
When environmentalist head of Open Spaces Coalition Albert Markovski (Jason Schwartzman) has conflicts with Huckabees superstores executive Brad Stand (Jude Law), Albert hires existential detectives Bernard (Dustin Hoffman) and Vivian (Lily Tomlin) to get to the bottom of some strange experiences. Brad also hires the same detectives–adding to this comedy involving philosophical meanderings.
|Ishtar 1987 PG-13, 107 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure / Musical
Director: Elaine May
Cast: Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Adjani, Charles Grodin, Jack Weston, Tess Harper, Carol Kane, Matt Frewer, Fijad Hageb, David Margulies, Rose Arrick, Julie Garfield, Cristine Rose, Robert V. Girolami, Abe Kroll
Singer-songwriters Lyle Rogers and Chuck Clarke (Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman) are booked into a cafe in Morocco. On the trip there, they visit Ishtar and get swept into a political overthrow when they become involved with CIA agent Jim Harrison (Charles Grodin) and Shirra Assel (Isabelle Adjani) who are plotting to overthrow the government.
|John and Mary 1969 PG, 92 min.|
Director: Peter Yates
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Mia Farrow, Michael Tolan, Sunny Griffin, Tyne Daly, Olympia Dukakis, Marian Mercer, Cleavon Little, Julie Garfield, Stanley Beck
This comedy, centered around the 1960s' lifestyle, features New Yorkers John (Dustin Hoffman) and Mary (Mia Farrow) meeting and jumping into a sexually intimate relationship before they really know anything about each other.
|Kramer vs. Kramer 1979 PG, 104 min.|
Director: Robert Benton
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Howard Duff, Justin Henry, George Coe, JoBeth Williams, Howland Chamberlin, Joe Seneca, Jack Ramage, Bill Moor, Jess Osuna, Nicholas Hormann, Ellen Parker, Carol Nadell
This is the story of father Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) and son Billy (Justin Henry) who are forced to go it on their own after their wife and mother Joanna (Meryl Streep) walks out on them. Ted does learn how to care for Billy and places Billy over other priorities–Ted even loses his much loved job in order to make time for Billy. Now, Joanna returns planning to take custody of Billy, but Ted refuses to give him up, and a custody battle ensues. The film won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Dustin Hoffman), Best Supporting Actress (Meryl Streep), and Writing.
|Kung Fu Panda 2008 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Action / Comedy
Director: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
Cast: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Randall Duk Kim, Dan Folger, James Hong, Michael Clarke Duncan, JR Reed, Kyle Gass, Wayne Knight
Obese panda Po (voice of Jack Black) is a martial arts fan working in his family's noodle shop. When turtle master Oogway (voice of Randall Duk Kim) has a vision that the evil Tai Lung (voice of Ian McShane) is returning to Peaceful Valley to wreak havoc, he selects Po to fulfill an ancient prophecy as the Dragon Warrior who will save the day. The selection upsets martial arts instructor Shifu (voice of Dustin Hoffman) and his prize students–Tigress, Monkey, Viper, Mantis, and Crane (voices of Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, and David Cross)–who expected to be selected, and Shifu refuses to train Po. Now, Tai Lung escapes from prison, and the prize students head out to intercept him, leaving Shifu with no choice other than to train the flabby Po to fulfill the prophesy and save Peaceful Valley from Tai Lung's wrath. The film was nominated for a Best Animated Feature Oscar.
|Last Chance Harvey 2008 PG-13, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Joel Hopkins
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Eileen Atkins, Liane Balaban, James Brolin, Kathy Baker, Richard Schiff, Tim Howard, Wendy Mae Brown, Jeremy Sheffield, Daniel Lapaine, Bronagh Gallagher, Patrick Baladi, Michael Landes, Adam James
After being told by his boss Marvin (Richard Schiff) that his job is in jeopardy, Harvey Shine (Dustin Hoffman) flies to France for his daughter Susan's (Liane Balaban) wedding. Before he leaves, Harvey promises Marvin that he will be back for a Monday morning meeting to discuss whatever possibilities he may have to retain his job as a jingle writer for TV commercials. Harvey arrives in France only to learn that Susan has chosen her stepfather Brian (James Brolin) to escort her down the aisle. Harvey leaves for the airport. He misses his flight, calls Marvin, and is told that he is fired. While consoling himself at the airport bar, Harvey meets Kate (Emma Thompson) who has her own problems but consoles Harvey, and he returns for the wedding reception where he offers a compassionate toast.
|Lenny 1974 R, 112 min.|
Director: Bob Fosse
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck, Gary Morton, Rashel Novikoff, Guy Rennie, Frankie Man, Michelle Yonge, Kathryn Witt, Monroe Myers, John DiSanti
Comedian Lenny Bruce is portrayed by Dustin Hoffman in this well-made film showing Bruce's trials and tribulations as seen through the eyes of his wife (Valerie Perrine), his mother (Jan Miner), and his agent (Stanley Beck). It received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Actor (Hoffman), Actress (Perrine), and Director.
|Little Big Man 1970 PG, 150 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Adventure / Western
Director: Arthur Penn
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Martin Balsam, Chief Dan George, Richard Mulligan, Jeff Corey, Aimee Eccles, Kelly Jean Peters, William Hickey, Jesse Vint, Carole Androsky, Robert Little Star
Jack Crabb (Dustin Hoffman) is 121-years old and is the only survivor of Custer's (Richard Mulligan) last stand at Little Big Horn. Through his eyes, the history of the Old West is told, providing insight into the plight of Native Americans as America moved west.
|The Lost City 2006 R, 143 min.|
Director: Andy Garcia
Cast: Andy Garcia, Dustin Hoffman, Tomas Milian, Bill Murray, Ines Sastre, Steven Bauer, Richard Bradford, Jsu Garcia, Enrique Murciano, Elizabeth Pena, Millie Perkins, Nestor Carbonell, Victor Rivers, Juan Fernandez
Fico (Andy Garcia) owns the popular El Tropico nightclub in Havana and adopts the hands-off policy on government shared by his university professor father (Dustin Hoffman) and tobacco plantation owner uncle (Richard Bradford). But the year is 1960, Batista has decamped, and Castro has taken power. Fico tries to hold his upper-class family together while his brothers, Ricardo and Luis (Enrique Murciano and Nestor Carbonell), support the revolution. Later, after Ricardo is killed, Fico falls in love with Ricardo's widow, Aurora (Ines Sastre). This story of romance in the midst of revolution captures the culture of one privileged group in Havana during the revolution.
|Mad City 1997 PG-13, 114 min.|
Cast: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda, Robert Prosky, Blythe Danner, William Atherton, Ted Levine, Tammy Lauren, Raymond J. Barry
A museum security guard, Sam Baily, has lost his job and, out of frustration, takes museum visitors hostage. Reporter Max Brackett (Dustin Hoffman) just happens to be on the scene and seizes the moment to advance his own career.
|Madigan's Millions 1968 G, 76 min.|
Director: Stanley Prager
Cast: Cesar Romero, Elsa Martinelli, Dustin Hoffman, Franco Fabrizi, Fernando Hilbeck, Gustavo Rojo, Riccardo Garrone, Gerard Tichy, Daniele Vargas, Umberto Raho
Dustin Hoffman takes on the role of an I.R.S. agent who flies to Rome to investigate a gangster, Mike Madigan (Cesar Romero), and retrieve U.S. Treasury funds.
|Marathon Man 1976 R, 125 min.|
Director: John Schlesinger
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane, Marthe Keller, Fritz Weaver, Marc Lawrence, Richard Bright, Allen Joseph, Lou Gilbert
An ex-Nazi war criminal (Laurence Olivier) disguises himself to go to New York where a young student (Dustin Hoffman) inadvertently becomes involved in his pursuit. Olivier was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
|Meet the Fockers 2004 PG-13, 115 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Jay Roach
Cast: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, Owen Wilson, Bradley & Spencer Pickren, Alanna Ubach, Ray Santiago, Tim Blake Nelson, Shelley Berman, Kali Rocha, Dorie Barton, Jack Plotnick
This sequel to "Meet the Parents" takes place in Florida where hippie parents Bernie and Rozalin Focker (Dustin Hoffman and Barbra Streisand) of the groom-to-be Greg (Ben Stiller) are set to meet the uptight parents Jack and Dina Byrnes (Robert De Niro and Blythe Danner) of the bride-to-be Pam (Teri Polo). Misunderstandings abound as the very different families meet face-to-face in this fun flick.
|Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc 1999 R, 148 min.|
Director: Luc Besson
Cast: Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Faye Dunaway, Dustin Hoffman, Pascal Greggory, Vincent Cassel, Tcheky Karyo, Richard Ridings, Desmond Harrington, Timothy West
The inspired teenage heroine, Joan of Arc (Milla Jovovich) leads the French forces against the English to free her country from foreign domination. This film features realistic 15th-century combat scenes–flaming arrows, catapults, etc.
|Midnight Cowboy 1969 R, 113 min.|
Director: John Schlesinger
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro, Barnard Hughes, Ruth White, Jennifer Salt, Bob Balaban, Paul Benjamin
New York's 42nd Street is the setting for this great movie about a hick, Joe Buck (Jon Voight), from Texas who comes to the big city to find work as a male prostitute, teams up with petty thief Ratso Rizzo (Dustin Hoffman), and gets out-hustled in the process. The film depicts the seedy side of America and does it so well that it won three Academy Awards for Best Picture, Director, and Screenplay. Additionally, Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight were nominated for Best Actor, and Sylvia Miles was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.
|Moonlight Mile 2002 PG-13, 112 min.|
Director: Brad Silberling
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon, Holly Hunter, Ellen Pompeo, Allan Corduner, Richard T. Jones, Dabney Coleman, Aleksia Landeau, Mary Ellen Trainor, Careena Melia, Richard Messing, Jim Fyfe
Set in the 1970s and fictionalized from a true event, this story revolves around Joe Nast (Jake Gyllenhaal) who stays in his fiancee's (Careena Melia) family home after her apparent murder. As her parents (Dustin Hoffman and Susan Sarandon) work with Joe and the district attorney to track down the killer, somewhere along the trail Joe begins to fall in love with another woman (Ellen Pompeo).
|Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium 2007 G, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Zach Helm
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jason Bateman, Zach Mills, Ted Ludzik, Paula Boudreau, Mike Realba, Madalena Brancatella, Rebecca Northan, Steve Whitmire, Liam Powley-Webster, Marcia Bennett
Mr. Magorium (Dustin Hoffman) owns a wonderful toy store, The Emporium, in which all the toys, and the store itself, come to life for those who believe–especially nine-year-old Eric Applebaum (Zach Mills). Mr. Magorium has owned The Emporium for 113 years and decides it is his time to die. He wants to give the store to his assistant Molly Mahoney (Natalie Portman). But, Molly is shy and lacks confidence, the toys are not happy that Mr. Magorium will be leaving and stop playing, and Mr. Magorium hires unmagical CPA Henry Weston (Jason Bateman) to assess the store's monetary value. Will Molly, Eric, and Henry find the ability to believe in themselves and save this land of enchantment?
|Outbreak 1995 R, 127 min.|
Genre: Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Kevin Spacey, Patrick Dempsey, J.T. Walsh, Zakes Mokae, Dale Dye, Malick Bowens, Susan Lee Hoffman, Benito Martinez, Bruce Jarchow, Kara Keough
When an African monkey carries a lethal bug, Motaba, into the United States, Cedar Creek, California, residents are infected by the virus. Gen. McClintock (Donald Sutherland) wants to drop a bomb on Cedar Creek to contain the epidemic, while researchers Col. Sam Daniels and Robby Keough (Dustin Hoffman and Rene Russo) race to find a cure for the deadly disease before the world is annihilated. Meanwhile, Army Surgeon Gen. Ford (Morgan Freeman) is in possession of a serum that might stop the virus, but he is not sure of what is the right decision.
|Papillon 1973 PG, 132 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast: Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon, Anthony Zerbe, Robert Deman, Woodrow Parfrey, Bill Mumy, George Coulouris, Gregory Sierra, Ratna Assan, Val Avery, William Smithers, Vic Tayback, Mills Watson
The infamous French Guinea prison colony, Devil's Island, was an inhumane place on which to exist. One resident, Henri "Papillon" Charriere (Steve McQueen), claiming that he was falsely accused and convicted of murder, tries again and again to escape. After saving the life of fellow prisoner Louis Dega (Dustin Hoffman), Papillon receives help from Dega in his escape attempts. This film is based on the true story of his many escape attempts that finally culminate in his harrowing escape from Devil's Island.
|Perfume: The Story of a Murderer 2006 R, 147 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Tom Tykwer
Cast: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman, Rachel Hurd-Wood, John Hurt, David Calder, Simon Chandler, Sian Thomas, Corinna Harfouch, Birgit Minichmayr, Paul Berrondo, Jessica Schwartz
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw) has a unique ability of using his superb olfactory senses and apprentices himself to perfume maker Guiseppe Baldini (Dustin Hoffman) to learn how to capture those scents. After his lessons, Grenouille is able to create popular aromas, but his perfumes are made from the corpses of fresh-smelling virgins who he must kill in order to create scents that he hopes will be so sublime that they will erase the world's evils.
|Racing Stripes 2005 PG, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Comedy / Drama
Director: Frederik Du Chau
Cast: Bruce Greenwood, Hayden Panettiere, Wendie Malick, M. Emmet Walsh, Frankie Muniz, Mandy Moore, Jeff Foxworthy, Joshua Jackson, Dustin Hoffman, Joe Pantoliano, David Spade, Steve Harvey, Snoop Dogg, Gary Bullock, Michael Clarke Duncan
A baby zebra has been left behind accidentally by a traveling circus during a thunderstorm and is rescued by Nolan Walsh (Bruce Greenwood). Nolan's daughter, Channing (Hayden Panettiere), loves the zebra and names him Stripes (voice of Frankie Muniz). Stripes dreams of being a racehorse, and, with help from his barnyard friends (voices of Dustin Hoffman, Snoop Dogg, Joe Pantoliano, and Whoopi Goldberg), the dream could become a reality–if Nolan will agree to train him.
|Rain Man 1988 R, 134 min.|
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen, Lucinda Jenney, Bonnie Hunt, Beth Grant, Michael D. Roberts, Jack Murdock, Ralph Seymour, Kim Robillard, Ray Baker, Barry Levinson, Loretta Wendt Jolivette, Elizabeth Lower
This film won the Academy Award for Best Picture in its depiction of autistic savant Raymond Babbitt (Dustin Hoffman) whose brother Charlie (Tom Cruise) wants part of a huge inheritance from which he has been omitted. To this end, Charlie takes his brother on a trip while he threatens the guardian with a court fight for half of the inheritance. Barry Levinson also won an Oscar for Best Director, as did Hoffman for Best Actor.
|Runaway Jury 2003 PG-13, 127 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Gary Fleder
Cast: John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz, Bruce Davison, Bruce McGill, Jeremy Piven, Nick Searcy, Stanley Anderson, Cliff Curtis, Nestor Serrano, Jennifer Beals, Leland Orser, Gerry Bamman, Joanna Going
Based on John Grisham's novel about jury tampering, this film centers on a lawsuit against the company that manufactured the murder gun. Lawyer Wendell Rohr (Dustin Hoffman) tries to prove that the company did not follow federal regulations in allowing the sale of the weapon. Meanwhile, as part of the defense team, Fitch (Gene Hackman) assesses the potential jurors to ensure that the verdict will favor the gun company. But, juror Nick Easter (John Cusack) appears to have his own plans for swaying the jury. And a mysterious woman, Marlee (Rachel Weisz), contacts both Fitch and Rohr with her own deal to sway the jury in favor of the highest bidder.
|Sleepers 1996 R, 149 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Patric, Brad Pitt, Minnie Driver, Vittorio Gassman, Billy Crudup, Ron Eldard, Terry Kinney, Jonathan Tucker, Geoffrey Wigdor, Brad Renfro, Joseph Perrino
Four boys–Tommy (Jonathan Tucker), John (Geoffrey Wigdor), Michael (Brad Renfro), and Shakes (Joseph Perrino)–from New York's Hell's Kitchen spend time in reform school where they are sexually assaulted by prison guard Nokes (Kevin Bacon). The boys grow up, and Tommy (now played by Billy Crudup) and John (now played by Ron Eldard) kill Nokes in an act of revenge. The other two, newspaperman Shakes (now played by Jason Patric) and Assistant District Attorney Michael (now played by Brad Pitt), come to their aid along with Father Bobby (Robert De Niro).
|Sphere 1998 PG-13, 133 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Drama / Horror / Mystery
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Liev Schreiber, Queen Latifah, Marga Gomez, Huey Lewis, Barnard Hocke, James Pickens Jr., Michael Keys Hall, Ralph Tabakin
A 400-year-old spaceship is discovered on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, but when a team of scientists investigates, it finds a computer keyboard reading "Made in USA 2048." What is going on?
|Straight Time 1978 R, 114 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Ulu Grosbard
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton, M. Emmet Walsh, Kathy Bates, Sandy Baron, Fran Ryan, Rita Taggart, Jake Busey, Tina Menard, Stephanie Ericson-Baron, Dave Kelly, Don Sommese, Kit Jee Wong
Max Dembo (Dustin Hoffman) is an ex-con who begins a relationship with Jenny Mercer (Theresa Russell). Meanwhile, his demanding probation officer Earl Frank (M. Emmet Walsh) creates so many problems for him that Max sends Jenny home and returns to the criminal world.
|Stranger Than Fiction 2006 PG-13, 113 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Marc Forster
Cast: Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Queen Latifah, Tony Hale, Tom Hulce, Linda Hunt, William Dick, Guy Massey, Martha Espinoza, T.J. Jagodowski, Peter Grosz, Ricky Adams, Christian Stolte
IRS agent Harold Crick (Will Ferrell) leads a hum-drum, regimented life–until he starts hearing a voice describing his day-to-day activities in great detail. The voice is that of Kaye (Emma Thompson) who is writing a novel about Harold Crick and is being pressured by her publisher to complete the novel. When Harold realizes that Kaye is about to kill him off, he is determined to find her and change the ending.
|Straw Dogs 1971 R, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, Del Henney, T.P. McKenna, David Warner, Ken Hutchison, Jim Norton, Peter Arne, Chloe Franks, Donald Webster, Len Jones, Sally Thomsett, Robert Keegan, Cherina Schaer
Quietly studious professor David Sumner (Dustin Hoffman) and his wife Amy (Susan George) move to a rural British home as the means of escaping violence in the city. They hire workers to build their garage, but the workers, led by Charlie Verner (Del Henney), make fun of David and flirt with Amy. Later, the workers take David on a hunting trip; but, they desert him, and then two of them find Amy and rape her. David becomes enraged following the rape and resorts to violence in his effort to fight those responsible. A very violent film (especially for that time).
|The Tale of Despereaux 2008 G, 85 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Comedy / Adventure
Director: Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman, Tracey Ullman, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Lloyd, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin Kline, Frank Langella, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci, Tony Hale, Ciaran Hinds, Frances Conroy, Richard Jenkins
Narrated by Sigourney Weaver, this is the tale of a brave, lop-earred mouse, Despereaux (voice of Matthew Broderick), who is banished from his home and bonds with outcast rat Roscuro (voice of Dustin Hoffman). When they learn that Princess Pea (voice of Emma Watson) has been kidnapped by her chambermaid Miggery (voice of Tracey Ullman), Despereaux and Roscuro set out to rescue Princess Pea from the revengeful rats who are plotting revenge against the humans.
|The Tiger Makes Out 1967 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Arthur Hiller
Cast: Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson, Bob Dishy, John Harkins, David Burns, Ruth White, Charles Nelson Reilly, Dustin Hoffman, Sudie Bond, Frances Sternhagen
A mailman (Eli Wallach) makes his stand against society by kidnapping a housewife (Anne Jackson) in this film marking the film debut of Dustin Hoffman.
|Tootsie 1982 PG, 116 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Sydney Pollack
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Bill Murray, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Geena Davis, Sydney Pollack, George Gaynes, Lynne Thigpen, Doris Belack, Ellen Foley, Debra Mooney, Peter Gatto, Ronald L. Schwary
An out-of-work actor Michael Dorsey's (Dustin Hoffman) agent George Fields (Sydney Pollack) cannot find work for his client. Then, Michael disguises himself as a woman named "Miss Dorothy Michaels," and he is able to land an acting job on a soap opera. The show that Michael works on becomes a hit, and he reaches celebrity status in the guise of a woman. But, complications ensue when Michael's relationship with his girlfriend Sandy (Teri Garr) fails, and Michael falls for his co-star Julie (Jessica Lange) who believes that Michael/Dorothy is a woman and, in turn, tries to fix Michael up with her widowed father, Les (Charles Durning). An Oscar for Best Supporting Actress went to Jessica Lange. The film also received nine Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Actor (Hoffman), Supporting Actress (Garr), and Director.
|Wag the Dog 1997 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Woody Harrelson, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, William H. Macy, James Belushi, Craig T. Nelson, Kirsten Dunst, Michael Belson, Andrea Martin, John Michael Higgins, Suzie Plakson, David Koechner
The American public's gullibility is exploited when the President's (Michael Belson) spin-doctors (Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro) prescribe a make-believe war with Albania as a ruse to divert attention from the President's sexual exploits. Hoffman received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.
|Oscars: Best Actor for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Best Actor for Rain Man (1988)|
1. Agatha (1979)
2. Alfredo, Alfredo (1972)
3. All the President's Men (1976)
4. American Buffalo (1996)
5. Billy Bathgate (1991)
6. Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989)
7. Confidence (2003)
8. Death of a Salesman (1985)
9. Dick Tracy (1990)
10. Family Business (1989)
11. Finding Neverland (2004)
12. The Graduate (1967)
13. Hero (1992)
aka: Accidental Hero
14. Hook (1991)
15. I Heart Huckabees (2004)
16. Ishtar (1987)
17. John and Mary (1969)
18. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
19. Kung Fu Panda (2008)
20. Last Chance Harvey (2008)
21. Lenny (1974)
22. Little Big Man (1970)
23. The Lost City (2006)
24. Mad City (1997)
25. Madigan's Millions (1968)
26. Marathon Man (1976)
27. Meet the Fockers (2004)
28. Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
29. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
30. Moonlight Mile (2002)
31. Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
32. Outbreak (1995)
33. Papillon (1973)
34. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
35. Racing Stripes (2005)
36. Rain Man (1988)
37. Runaway Jury (2003)
38. Sleepers (1996)
39. Sphere (1998)
40. Straight Time (1978)
41. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
42. Straw Dogs (1971)
43. The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
44. The Tiger Makes Out (1967)
45. Tootsie (1982)
46. Wag the Dog (1997)
47. Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those (1971)
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