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Harold Becker

Director, Actor

Onion Field, The (1979)
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. James Woods, John Savage
Sporadically intense drama based on a real–life cop–killing in 1960s California, notable for James Woods' creepy debut as, you guessed…
TapsTaps (1981)
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. Sean Penn, Timothy Hutton, George C. Scott
A surprise box–office smash about a group of cadets who take over their military college, which is on the brink of being closed down. Inspired…
Crazy for YouCrazy for You (Vision Quest) (1985)
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino
A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a worldly drifter takes up temporary residence at his…
Boost, TheBoost, The (1988) Recommended
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. James Woods, Sean Young
An explicit cautionary tale about the effect of cocaine on the careers and private lives of an affluent L.A. couple. Superb, explosive drama.
Sea of LoveSea of Love (1989) Recommended
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. Ellen Barkin, Al Pacino, John Goodman
Murder suspect Ellen Barkin and detective Al Pacino have a very dangerous liaison in this sexy, hi–tension whodunnit. A first class entry with…
MaliceMalice (1993) Recommended
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman, Bill Pullman
An unlikely but nonetheless ripping yarn unfolds when a brilliant but dubious doctor is sued for medical negligence by his college pal's wife.…
City HallCity Hall (1996)
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda
Good old–fashioned ethics melodrama with fine perfs from Al Pacino and John Cusack lending the required lustre to plot intricacies involving…
Mercury RisingMercury Rising (1998)
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin
Bruce Willis as, you guessed it, a maverick FBI–man, follows this case with a frowning seriousness, cutting the wisecrackery of the DIE HARD…
Domestic DisturbanceDomestic Disturbance (2001)
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. John Travolta, Vince Vaughn, Teri Polo
John Travolta’s heart races as a Dad who realises his 11–year old son’s stepfather (Vince Vaughn) is one scary (though wealthy)…
Masters Of Science Fiction (TV Series) Masters Of Science Fiction (TV Series) (A Clean Escape, Jerry Was A Man, The Awakening, Little Brother, Watchbird, The Discarded.) (2007)
Dir. Mark Rydell, Michael Petroni, Darnell Martin
Feat. Judy Davis, Sam Waterston, Anne Heche
Collection of six stories from the world's top sci–fi writers brought to life by a top–notch cast and hosted by Professor Stephen…

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