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Hand, TheHand, The (1981)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Michael Caine
Michael Caine stars in this early Oliver Stone mess (still suffering from shell–shock?) as a cartoonist whose severed hand goes about murdering…
PlatoonPlatoon (1986) Recommended
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen
This film won the Best Picture Oscar for its compelling and sincere account of the Vietnam, also ushering the era of 1980s film reappraisals of the…
SalvadorSalvador (1986) Recommended
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. James Woods, James Belushi
A potent dramatisation of a journalist's experiences in El Salvador, with Woods in his usual dynamic form. Never one for fence–sitting, the…
Wall StreetWall Street (1987) Recommended
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Daryl Hannah
Quintessential 1980s drama is a compelling morality tale with Michael Douglas in an Oscar–winning turn as a carnivorous corporate raider.…
Talk RadioTalk Radio (1988) Aro Favourite
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Eric Bogosian, Alec Baldwin, Ellen Greene
Eric Bogosian adapts his biting stageplay for Oliver Stone's camera, and the result is devastating. He portrays a radio talkshow host with an opinion…
Born On the Fourth of JulyBorn On the Fourth of July (1989)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise gives an exhilarating performance as Ron Kovic, the teenage patriot who became an embittered, paralysed Vietnam vet, to finally emerge as…
Doors, TheDoors, The (1991)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Val Kilmer, Kyle MacLachlan, Meg Ryan
Val Kilmer gives an extraordinary visual and aural imitation of Jim Morrison in this spell–binding biopic of America's most influential rock…
JFKJFK (1991) Recommended
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Oliver Stone, Kevin Costner
Oliver Stone's gripping, technically dazzling opus is both convincing propaganda and marvellous entertainment, with Kevin Costner leading a large and…
Heaven and EarthHeaven and Earth (1993)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Oliver Stone, Tommy Lee Jones
Oliver Stone completes his Vietnam trilogy by shifting the focus from the US military to a story based on the autobiographies of a Vietnamese woman.…
Natural Born KillersNatural Born Killers (1994)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis
Oliver Stone turns a Tarantino script into a mean–spirited satire that points fingers at the decline of America without any measure of…
NixonNixon (1995)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Ed Harris
With almost Shakespearian gravitas, Anthony Hopkins portrays a flawed but fully–rounded Richard Nixon. Instead of the anticipated whitewash,…
U-TurnU-Turn (1997)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Sean Penn, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte
The Drifter, Sean Penn, swerves into a small desert town for a round of duelling tangos with Femme Jennifer Lopez and local Kingpin Nick Nolte, while…
Any Given SundayAny Given Sunday (2000)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, LL Cool J
Tackling the subject of American football with trademark fervour, a mix of film stocks and some frantic editing, Oliver Stone delivers a…
CommandanteCommandante (2003)
Dir. Oliver Stone
A unique, if rather–too–adoring, portrait of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro by political maverick dir. Oliver Stone (JFK,…
AlexanderAlexander (2004)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer
A valiant, though flawed attempt by dir. Oliver Stone (PLATOON) to depict the life and times of Grecian military commander Alexander the Great,…
Persona Non GrataPersona Non Grata (2004)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Dir. Stone's second documentary in a proposed trilogy about world leaders (after COMMANDANTE) has the frazzled American attempt to gain an interview…
Looking for FidelLooking for Fidel (2004)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone revisits Fidel Castro – the subject of his 2003 documentary COMMANDANTE – in an effort to address some of more questionable social…
World Trade CenterWorld Trade Center (2006) Recommended
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Powerful and gripping rendering of the plight of two NYC cops who became trapped in the rubble of the collapsing World Trade Center in the 9/11…
W.W. (Bush) (2008)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Josh Brolin, Richard Dreyfuss, James Cromwell
Oliver Stone examines the leadership of former U.S. President George W. Bush in this wayward, if strangely compelling account of the Texan’s…
Wall Street: Money Never SleepsWall Street: Money Never Sleeps (Wall Street 2) (2010)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin
Timely sequel to the classic morality tale with Douglas reprising his role as Gordon Gekko, who after a lengthy prison stint, attempts to slither his…
SavagesSavages (2012)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively
Oliver Stone directs this pulsating thriller with two pot dealers facing off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Untold History of the United States, The (TV Series)Untold History of the United States, The (TV Series) (2012)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone is the voice and reasoning behind this fascinating, if contentious revisionist Cold War history through American foreign…
SnowdenSnowden (2016)
Dir. Oliver Stone
Feat. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Quinto
The ever–polemical Oliver Stone dramatises the remarakble story of whistleblower Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who was forced into…

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