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Night MovesNight Moves (1975) Recommended
Dir. Arthur Penn
Feat. Gene Hackman, Susan Clark, Melanie Griffith
Underrated private–eye yarn with Gene Hackman tracking down a then very young Melanie Griffith. Intelligent fare that leads to a stunning…
Body DoubleBody Double (1984)
Dir. Brian De Palma
Feat. Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry
A sleazy but thoroughly fascinating tale of how one man's voyeurism leads him to witness a murder. In an attempt to track down the psychopath, he…
Fear CityFear City (1984)
Dir. Abel Ferrara
Feat. Tom Berenger, Abel Ferrara, Melanie Griffith
Pimp Tom Berenger hunts through the neon–lit NY night for a stripper–slaying serial killer. Early item from dir. Abel Ferrara…
Alfred Hitchcock Presents… (1985)
Dir. Various
Feat. Ned Beatty, John Huston, Steven Bauer
Four episodes from the TV–series, posthumously endorsed by Hitch, which replicate his blend of suspense, macabre humour and brutal…
Something WildSomething Wild (1986) Recommended
Dir. Jonathan Demme
Feat. Melanie Griffith, Jeff Daniels, Ray Liotta
The then–hip Melanie Griffith takes conservative Jeff Daniels on a crash course in carefree living and kinky sex. But the fun turns to terror…
Stormy MondayStormy Monday (1987)
Dir. Mike Figgis
Feat. Melanie Griffith, Tommy Lee Jones, Sting
Mix some American mobsters with Polish avant–garde jazz musicians and set it in Newcastle, England and you have something of a one–off…
Working GirlWorking Girl (1988)
Dir. Mike Nichols
Feat. Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver
Expertly–made, snappy comedy of ambitious secretary Melanie Griffith's rise to the top.
Milagro Beanfield WarMilagro Beanfield War (1988)
Dir. Robert Redford
Feat. Ruben Blades, Richard Bradford, Sonia Braga
A New Mexican farmer triggers a feud with corporate developers keen to exploit his land. A spirited, simple fable – Redford lovingly directs a…
Cherry 2000Cherry 2000 (1988)
Dir. Steve DeJarnatt
Feat. Melanie Griffith, Ben Johnson, David Andrews
Melanie Griffith stars as a sort of bazuka–wielding female MAD MAX in this tongue–in–cheek blast from the future. An A–grade…
Bonfire of the VanitiesBonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Dir. Brian De Palma
Feat. Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith
Hanks, Willis and Griffith stumble through Tom Wolfe's novel about a hot–shot stockbroker who is scandalised through misdemeanor. A famous…
Women and Men: Stories of SeductionWomen and Men: Stories of Seduction (1990)
Dir. Ken Russell, Tony Richardson, Frederic Raphael
Feat. James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Peter Weller
Three stories of love from the pens of famous Americans, in the hands of three great directors.
Shining ThroughShining Through (1991)
Dir. David Seltzer
Feat. Melanie Griffith, Michael Douglas
In wartime New York, Melanie Griffith's fascination with war movies lands her a job as a spy in Germany. Her boss/love interest is Michael Douglas.
Pacific HeightsPacific Heights (1991) Recommended
Dir. John Schlesinger
Feat. Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, Michael Keaton
Part of a mini–wave of couple–in–peril thrillers, this better example has what it takes to tie your tum in knots. Melanie Griffith…
Nobody's Fool (1994)
Dir. Robert Benton
Feat. Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy
An unassuming American ballad that falls between arthouse independent and Hollywood sentiment. Paul Newman ages gracefully as a stubborn old salt…
Now and ThenNow and Then (1995)
Dir. Lesli Linka Glatter
Feat. Demi Moore, Melanie Griffith, Rosie O'Donnell
Pleasant enough stroll down memory lane – estranged childhood chums reunite after 25 years for tears and celebration of their lives, er, now…
Buffalo Girls (TV Mini-series)Buffalo Girls (TV Mini-series) (1995)
Dir. Rod Hardy
Feat. Anjelica Huston, Melanie Griffith
Miniseries based on the best–selling novel by Larry McMurtry (LONESOME DOVE), which brings to life the Wild West escapades of Calamity Jane and…
Mulholland FallsMulholland Falls (1996)
Dir. Lee Tamahori
Feat. Nick Nolte, Michael Madsen, Chazz Palminteri
ONCE WERE WARRIORS director Lee Tamahori goes Hollywood with this tough gangster noir, fitted with an all–star cast and open chequebook. At…
CelebrityCelebrity (1999)
Dir. Woody Allen
Feat. Woody Allen, Judy Davis, Melanie Griffith
Assembling another largish retinue of actors eager to 'do a Woody', Allen swings his long–lens round onto the world of celebrity…
Cecil B. DementedCecil B. Demented (2000)
Dir. John Waters
Feat. Stephen Dorff, Melanie Griffith, Alicia Witt
An unruly and somewhat passe battlecry against the mediocrity of Hollywood from the Low Priest of Pop Culture, John Waters. In a weird parody of…
TartTart (2001)
Dir. Christina Wayne
Feat. Dominique Swain, Brad Renfro, Lacey Chabert
Dominique Swain (LOLITA) comes a cropper in New York’s prestigious prep–school, Hewitt College, becoming involved with cocaine,…
Stuart Little 2Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Dir. Rob Mankoff
Feat. Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Michael J. Fox
A worthy sequel to the live–action/CGI original, with spritely mouse Stuart still living with the Little family (Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie),…
Night We Called it a Day, TheNight We Called it a Day, The (2003)
Dir. Paul Goldman
Feat. Dennis Hopper, Melanie Griffith, Joel Edgerton
Middling though unusual comedy, set around a 'scandalous' incident when Frank Sinatra attempted to tour Australia in the early 1970s. Accosted by…
Sammy's AdventuresSammy's Adventures (2010)
Dir. Ben Stassen
Feat. Melanie Griffith, Anthony Anderson, Ed Begley
Belgian animated feature tells the story of a sea turtle's 50–year journey around the globe experiencing the changes brought about by global…
AutomataAutomata (2014)
Dir. Gabe Ibanez
Feat. Antonio Banderas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Dylan McDermott
Antonio Banderas plays an insurance agent at a robotics corporation. He must investigate a series of violent incidents involving robots violating…

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