The best Sydney Pollack’s movies

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack

01/07/1934- 26/05/2008
Today we present the best Sydney Pollack’s movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen … and that you love! Let’s go there with the best Sydney Pollack’s movies.
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Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut
7.5/10
After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton
7.2/10
A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

Death Becomes Her

Death Becomes Her
6.6/10
Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to be a great deal more complicated than a mere murder plot.

Made of Honor

Made of Honor
5.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 30/04/2008
  • Character: Thomas Bailey Sr.
Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her 'maid' of honor, he reluctantly agrees just so he can attempt to stop the wedding and woo her.

Tootsie

Tootsie
7.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 10/06/1982
  • Character: George Fields
When struggling, out of work actor Michael Dorsey secretly adopts a female alter ego - Dorothy Michaels - in order to land a part in a daytime drama, he unwittingly becomes a feminist icon and ends up in a romantic pickle.

Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes
6.5/10
  • Genre: CrimeThriller
  • Release: 07/04/2002
  • Character: Stephen Delano
A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two complete strangers into vicious adversaries. Their means of destroying each other might be different, but their goals, ultimately, will be the same: Each will systematically try to dismantle the other's life in a reckless effort to reclaim something he has lost.

A Civil Action

A Civil Action
6.6/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 25/12/1998
  • Character: Al Eustis
Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to 'get rid of' a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything—including his career and his clients' goals—in order to continue the case against all odds.

The Interpreter

The Interpreter
6.4/10
  • Genre: CrimeThriller
  • Release: 08/04/2005
  • Character: Jay Pettigrew (uncredited)
After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.

The Majestic

The Majestic
6.9/10
Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Random Hearts

Random Hearts
5.3/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 08/10/1999
  • Character: Carl Broman
After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash, Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas find each other's keys in each other's loved ones' possessions and realize that the two were having an affair and they must figure out all the details.

The Player

The Player
7.5/10
A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace
7.5/10
  • Genre: DocumentaryMusic
  • Release: 07/12/2018
  • Character: Himself - Director (archive footage) (uncredited)
A behind-the-scenes documentary about the recording of Aretha Franklin's best-selling album finally sees the light of day more than four decades after the original footage was shot.

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives
7.5/10
When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and meet new people, the marriage of Gabe and Judy gets more and more strained, and they begin to find themselves being attracted to other people.

Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures

Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
8/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 02/05/2001
  • Character: Himself
With commentary from Hollywood stars, outtakes from his movies and footage from his youth, this documentary looks at Stanley Kubrick's life and films. Director Jan Harlan, Kubrick's brother-in-law and sometime collaborator, interviews heavyweights like Jack Nicholson, Woody Allen and Sydney Pollack, who explain the influence of Kubrick classics like "Dr. Strangelove" and "2001: A Space Odyssey," and how he absorbed visual clues from disposable culture such as television commercials.

Avenue Montaigne

Avenue Montaigne
6.7/10
A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, and become acquainted with the "luxurious" world her grandmother has told her about since her childhood.

Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin

Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin
7.9/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 01/05/2003
  • Character: Narrator
Brilliant, long in-the-works story of the life and art of the world's greatest comedian and the cinema's first genius, Charlie Chaplin. Produced, written and directed by renowned film critic Richard Schickel.

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
7.1/10
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

A Decade Under the Influence

A Decade Under the Influence
7.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 25/04/2003
  • Character: Self
A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

War Hunt

War Hunt
6.2/10
  • Genre: DramaWar
  • Release: 01/05/1962
  • Character: Sgt. Owen Van Horn
Recruits head to the front lines towards the close of the Korean War. The interaction between two of the soldiers...an idealistic newcomer and a psychotic who goes on one-man patrols slitting enemy throats under cover of night...and the orphan boy who comes between them is examined. The Cease-Fire brings the three to a final resolution.

Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles

Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles
6.9/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 12/12/2014
  • Character: Self - Filmmaker (archive footage)
The extraordinary life of Orson Welles (1915-1985), an enigma of Hollywood, an irreducible independent creator: a musical prodigy, an excellent painter, a master of theater and radio, a modern Shakespeare, a magician who was always searching for a new trick to surprise his audience, a romantic and legendary figure who lived only for cinema.

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