Dan Perri

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  • Raging Bull

    Raging Bull

    Starring Robert De Niro as the middleweight boxer Jake La Motta, Scorsese’s biopic is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest films of the 1980s.

  • Nashville

    Nashville

    Made to celebrate the bicentennial of American Independence, Robert Altman’s footloose epic blends the lives of 24 characters in the capital of country music.

  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    An electrifying story of demonic possession in contemporary America, William Friedkin’s controversial adaptation of a best-selling novel ranks among Hollywood’s most celebrated horror films.

  • Marathon Man

    Marathon Man

    John Schlesinger’s classic thriller, featuring Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier and a chilling visit to the dentist.

  • After Hours

    A darkly comic nightmare ensures when a computer programmer loses his cab fare.

  • Raising Arizona

    An early film from the Coen Brothers which has become a cult classic.

  • Days of Heaven

    Days of Heaven

    Richard Gere plays a Chicagoan trying to make a new life in the country… but love gets in the way.

  • Platoon

    Platoon

    A key entry in Hollywood’s cycle of Vietnam films, Platoon put writer-director Oliver Stone on the map, winning Oscars for best director and best picture.

  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    Martin’s Scorsese’s unsettling story of disturbed New York cab driver Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) is a classic of 70s cinema.

  • All the President's Men

    In this classic political thriller the Watergate scandal is told from the viewpoints of the journalists (Hoffman and Redford).

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