|$ 1971 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: Dollars ($)
Director: Richard Brooks
Cast: Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Gert Frobe, Robert Webber, Scott Brady, Arthur Brauss, Robert Stiles, Wolfgang Kieling, Bob Herron, Hans Hutter, Christiane Maybach, Monica Stender, Wolfgang Kuhlman, Horst Hesslein, Klaus Schichan
Hamburg, Germany, bank security expert Joe Collins (Warren Beatty) joins forces with hooker Dawn Divine (Goldie Hawn) to steal $1.5 million from crooks. The crooks include an Army sergeant (Scott Brady), a drug dealer (Arthur Brauss), and an attorney who has been double-crossing the mob (Robert Webber). They have rented bank safety deposit boxes in which to store their loot, and Joe has figured out how to go unnoticed by security cameras and switch the money into Dawn's safety deposit box. All goes well until the crooks catch on, and Joe and Dawn set out on a race across Germany with the crooks in hot pursuit.
|All Fall Down 1962 N/R, 111 min.|
Director: John Frankenheimer
Cast: Eva Marie Saint, Warren Beatty, Karl Malden, Angela Lansbury, Brandon DeWilde, Constance Ford, Barbara Baxley, Henry Kulky, Albert Paulsen, Evans Evans, Madame Spivy, Colette Jackson, Caryl Lincoln, Jennifer Howard, Michael Ross
Clinton Willart (Brandon DeWilde) idolizes his ruthless older brother Berry-Berry (Warren Beatty). When their parents, Ralph and Annabelle (Karl Malden and Angela Lansbury), take Echo (Eva Marie Saint) into their home, Berry-Berry seduces her. Echo becomes pregnant, Berry-Berry deserts her, and she commits suicide. Clinton seeks revenge and sets out to kill Berry-Berry but relents when Berry-Berry dissolves into tears, and Clinton realizes how pathetic his brother is.
|Bonnie and Clyde 1967 N/R, 111 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure
Director: Arthur Penn
Cast: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, Estelle Parsons, Michael J. Pollard, Denver Pyle, Gene Wilder, Dub Taylor, Evans Evans, Ken Mayer, Frances Fisher, Patrick Cranshaw, Mabel Cavitt, Owen Bush, Ken Miller
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway became household names after their much-lauded performances as Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker (ruthless bank robbers who terrorized the South during the depression). The film provoked much controversy when released because of its violent content. Estelle Parsons won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and the film was nominated for eight other Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Actress, Actor, Director, and Supporting Actor (Michael J. Pollard and Gene Hackman). This was Gene Wilder's first film.
|Bugsy 1991 R, 135 min.|
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, Joe Mantegna, Richard C. Sarafian, Bebe Neuwirth, Wendy Phillips, Andy Romano, Bill Graham, Robert Beltran, Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi, Kimberly McCullough, Stephanie Mason
This 1920s gangster-era story revolves around notorious New York gangster Ben "Bugsy" Siegel (Warren Beatty) who on a trip to Los Angeles visits Las Vegas and decides to get involved in the gambling world. This much-publicized film won Oscars for Best Art Direction and Set Decoration. It also received eight nominations, including Best Picture, Actor (Warren Beatty), Director, and two for Supporting Actor (Harvey Keitel and Ben Kingsley).
|Bulworth 1998 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Warren Beatty
Cast: Warren Beatty, Halle Berry, Jack Warden, Oliver Platt, Don Cheadle, Paul Sorvino, Christine Baranski, Sean Astin, Laurie Metcalf, Isaiah Washington, Amiri Baraka, Adilah Barnes, Florence Stanley, Jermaine Williams, John Witherspoon
A bigoted senator, Jay Bulworth (Warren Beatty), runs for reelection. But, this time around (knowing he is dying) he decides to tell the truth to his constituents and, in the process, offends the power brokers.
|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.
|The Fortune 1975 PG, 88 min.|
Director: Mike Nichols
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Stockard Channing, Florence Stanley, Richard B. Shull, Thomas Newman, John Fiedler, Scatman Crothers, Dub Taylor, Ian Wolfe, Rose Michtom, Catlin Adams, Christopher Guest, Jim Antonio, Vic Vallaro
Oscar (Jack Nicholson) and Nicky (Warren Beatty) are con men who hatch a plot to get their hands on the fortune of heiress Freddie (Stockard Channing). No matter what they do, their plans always seem to fail in this pretty good funny film. Nicholson as usual, is great and makes this film worth watching.
|George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey 1984 N/R, 110 min.|
Director: George Stevens Jr.
Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Joel McCrea, Warren Beatty, Jack Palance, Spencer Tracy, Fred MacMurray, Many Guest Stars
This is an insightful documentary–about the life of director George Stevens–featuring personal interviews and home movies concerning his distinguished film career.
|Heaven Can Wait 1978 PG, 110 min.|
Director: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry
Cast: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, James Mason, Jack Warden, Dyan Cannon, Buck Henry, Charles Grodin, Vincent Gardenia, Joseph Maher, Hamilton Camp, Arthur Malet, Harry D.K. Wong, Stephanie Faracy, Jeannie Linero, George J. Manos
Whoops! Due to some bungling by an overzealous angel (Buck Henry), L.A. Rams football star Joe Pendleton (Warren Beatty) dies before he is supposed to. Joe's body is cremated before the error can be corrected, and, to make up for the error, archangel Mr. Jordan (James Mason) offers to place his soul in the body of Leo Farnsworth whose wife Julia (Dyan Cannon) and secretary Tony Abbott (Charles Grodin) have plotted his demise. Environmentalist Betty Logan (Julie Christie) convinces Joe to assume Leo's body, and, because he is attracted to her, he agrees. The deed is done. Joe hires his coach Max Corkle (Jack Warden) to get him in shape, straightens out Farnsworth's affairs, and struggles to get on the Rams' line-up. Meanwhile, Julia and Tony, who are sure they murdered Farnsworth, are trying to figure out just what is happening. The film won an Oscar for Best Art Direction and was nominated for eight others, including Best Picture, Actor (Beatty), Supporting Actor (Warden), Supporting Actress (Cannon), and Director.
|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.
|Kaleidoscope 1966 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: The Bank Breaker
Director: Jack Smight
Cast: Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill, Eric Porter, Murray Melvin, George Sewell, Stanley Meadows, John Junkin, Larry Taylor, Jane Birkin, Yootha Joyce, George Murcell, Anthony Newlands, Michael Balfour, Peter Blythe
Gambler Barney Lincoln (Warren Beatty) breaks into the playing card manufacturing company and alters the printing plates to mark the cards so that he can win at the casinos. His plans go awry because his new lover, Angel (Susannah York), just happens to be the daughter of Scotland Yard Inspector "Manny" McGinnis (Clive Revill). When Angel learns that Barney is using marked cards, she tells her father. "Manny" then makes a deal with Barney to play in a high-stakes poker game with international drug dealer Harry Dominion (Eric Porter), as the means of taking all of his money so that "Manny" can catch Dominion.
|Lilith 1964 N/R, 112 min.|
Director: Robert Rossen
Cast: Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg, Peter Fonda, Kim Hunter, Gene Hackman, Anne Meacham, James Patterson, Jessica Walter, Rene Auberjonois, Olympia Dukakis, Robert Reilly, Harvey Jason, Harry Northup, Alice Spivak, Charles Tyner
Vincent Bruce (Warren Beatty) is an occupational therapist in a mental hospital whose life is ruined when he becomes involved with a patient, Lilith (Jean Seberg). They begin a passionate affair, and then Vincent learns that Lilith is also having an affair with a woman (Anne Meacham). Meanwhile, another patient, Stephen (Peter Fonda), commits suicide because Lilith will not pay attention to him. When Vincent realizes that he is in danger of losing his own sanity, he seeks help from psychiatrists. But, will it be too late? This is Gene Hackman's film debut.
|Love Affair 1994 PG-13, 108 min.|
Director: Glenn Gordon Caron
Cast: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Katharine Hepburn, Garry Shandling, Chloe Webb, Pierce Brosnan, Kate Capshaw, Brenda Vaccaro, Paul Mazursky, Glenn Shadix
This is a remake of 1939's film and the Cary Grant/Deborah Kerr version, "An Affair to Remember." Granted, this is a sentimental love story, but those who like to bring handkerchiefs to the theater (or to the TV room) will enjoy this one.
|McCabe & Mrs. Miller 1971 R, 121 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western
Director: Robert Altman
Cast: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane, John Schuck, Bert Remsen, Shelley Duvall, Keith Carradine, Michael Murphy, Antony Holland, Corey Fischer, Hugh Millais, Wayne Robson, Wayne Grace, Jackie Crossland
Set in the Old West, this is the story of John Q. McCabe (Warren Beatty), a not-very-bright hustler who sets out to make a success out of a whorehouse in the Pacific Northwest. The much brighter Constance Miller (Julie Christie), a professional madam, lends her expertise to the project and assures its success. When a buy-out is offered, John and Constance experience differences of opinion. Christie was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress.
|The Parallax View 1974 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Thriller
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Cast: Warren Beatty, Hume Cronyn, William Daniels, Kenneth Mars, Kelly Thordsen, Stacy Keach Sr., Paula Prentiss, Anthony Zerbe, Bill McKinney, Ted Gehring, Walter McGinn, Chuck Waters, Earl Hindman, William Joyce, Jo Ann Harris
Following the assassination of a U.S. senator at the Seattle Space Needle, reporter Joseph Frady (Warren Beatty) gets involved in the case when he realizes that eyewitness reporters at the assassination are dying mysteriously. His ex-girlfriend and colleague Lee Carter (Paula Prentiss) was an eyewitness, and Frady is determined to uncover the truth behind the murders. His investigation leads him to a conspiracy involving the Parallax Corporation, and Frady, aided by his editor Bill Rintels (Hume Cronyn), goes undercover to infiltrate the corporation. But, Parallax knows about Joe, and he may be the next in line to lose his life. Thrilling all the way.
|Promise Her Anything 1966 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Arthur Hiller
Cast: Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Robert Cummings, Hermione Gingold, Lionel Stander, Keenan Wynn, Cathleen Nesbitt, Bessie Love, Donald Sutherland, Mavis Villiers
Porn filmmaker Harley Rummell (Warren Beatty) gets saddled with his downstairs neighbor's infant son while she plots marriage to a psychologist.
|Reds 1981 PG, 200 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Warren Beatty
Cast: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Gene Hackman, Edward Herrmann, Maureen Stapleton, Jerzy Kosinski, Paul Sorvino, M. Emmet Walsh, Ian Wolfe, Nicolas Coster, Bessie Love, MacIntyre Dixon, Pat Starr, George Plimpton
This movie tells the story of the Russian Revolution and mixes in the love story of John and Louise (Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton) who are swept up in the momentum of change. Academy Awards were received by Warren Beatty for his directing and Maureen Stapleton for Best Supporting Actress. Nominations included Best Picture, Actor (Beatty), Actress (Keaton), and Supporting Actor (Jack Nicholson).
|The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone 1961 N/R, 103 min.|
Director: Jose Quintero
Cast: Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Coral Browne, Jill St. John, Lotte Lenya, Jeremy Spenser, Bessie Love, Carl Jaffe, Stella Bonheur, Warren Mitchell
Aging actress Karen Stone (Vivien Leigh) travels to Rome where she finds adventure in a love affair with the greedy Paolo (Warren Beatty). Lotte Lenya was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress.
|Shampoo 1975 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Hal Ashby
Cast: Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Julie Christie, Lee Grant, Jack Warden, Tony Bill, Carrie Fisher, Howard Hesseman, Jay Robinson, George Furth, Ann Weldon, Luana Anders, Randy Scheer, Susanna Moore, Brad Dexter
Beverly Hills hair stylist George Roundy (Warren Beatty) ends up in bed with almost all of his clients. A few days before Election Day, 1968, George is fooling around with his mistress Felicia (Lee Grant) when he gets a phone call from ex-girlfriend Jill (Goldie Hawn) and then spends the night with her. He meets Felicia's husband Lester (Jack Warden) in an attempt to get money to buy his own salon, and Lester asks George to escort another ex-girlfriend Jackie (Julie Christie), who is now Lester's mistress, to a banquet for Nixon supporters. George agrees, but the party proves to be his downfall. Lee Grant received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and Jack Warden was nominated for Best Supporting Actor.
|Splendor in the Grass 1961 N/R, 124 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Elia Kazan
Cast: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie, Sean Garrison, Phyllis Diller, Sandy Dennis, Zohra Lampert, Barbara Loden, Gary Lockwood, Fred Stewart, Joanna Roos, John McGovern, Jan Norris, Martine Bartlett
This film marked Warren Beatty's film debut. He plays Bud Stamper whose family is affluent, and Natalie Wood plays Bud's girlfriend Deanie Loomis who has a nervous breakdown following the end of her romance with Bud. Soap? You bet. But there's some good acting, and the setting of the Midwest in the 1920s helps the atmosphere. Natalie Wood was nominated for an Oscar. Remade (for TV) in 1981.
|Town & Country 2001 R, 100 min.|
Director: Peter Chelsom
Cast: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Garry Shandling, Andie MacDowell, Jenna Elfman, Nastassja Kinski, Charlton Heston, Marian Seldes, Tricia Vessey
When wealthy architect Porter Stoddard (Warren Beatty) and his wife, Ellie (Diane Keaton), learn that there is trouble in the marriage of their best friends–Mona (Goldie Hawn) and Griffin (Garry Shandling)–the news triggers a midlife crisis for Porter. It isn't long before events begin to jeopardize the Stoddard marriage as well in this not-very-funny romantic comedy.
|Oscar: Best Director for Reds (1981)|
1. $ (1971)
aka: Dollars ($)
2. All Fall Down (1962)
3. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
4. Bugsy (1991)
5. Bulworth (1998)
6. Dick Tracy (1990)
7. The Fortune (1975)
8. George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (1984)
9. Heaven Can Wait (1978)
10. Ishtar (1987)
11. Kaleidoscope (1966)
aka: The Bank Breaker
12. Lilith (1964)
13. Love Affair (1994)
14. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
15. The Only Game in Town (1970)
16. The Parallax View (1974)
17. Promise Her Anything (1966)
18. Reds (1981)
19. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961)
20. Shampoo (1975)
21. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
22. Town & Country (2001)
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