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King of the GypsiesKing of the Gypsies (1978)
Dir. Frank Pierson
Feat. Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields, Sterling Hayden
A credible and fascinating depiction of Gypsy culture through the smog of modern day America. Eric Roberts makes his screen debut as a New Yorker who…
Raggedy ManRaggedy Man (1981)
Dir. Jack Fisk
Feat. Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts, Sam Shepard
Texas–set drama led by Spacek (fresh from her Oscar winning performance in COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER) portraying a perturbed divorcee mother who…
Star 80Star 80 (1983) Aro Favourite
Dir. Bob Fosse
Feat. Mariel Hemingway, Eric Roberts, Cliff Robertson
Dir. Bob Fosse's razzle–dazzle cynicism is a perfect match for this loose chronicle of true events that led to the murder of penthouse pet…
Pope of Greenwich Village, ThePope of Greenwich Village, The (1984)
Dir. Stuart Rosenberg
Feat. Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke
Perennial no–hoper Eric Roberts cons pal Mickey Rourke into a final heist, but stealing from the Mob proves to be a bad idea.…
Runaway TrainRunaway Train (1985) Recommended
Dir. Andrei Konchalovsky
Feat. Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay
Voight and Roberts are terrific as two ecsaped convicts who endure a nerve–jangling journey aboard an unstoppable locomotive.¬†Based on a…
Coca Cola Kid, TheCoca Cola Kid, The (1985)
Dir. Dusan Makavejev
Feat. Eric Roberts, Greta Scacchi, Bill Kerr
Quirky Aussie comedy about a Coca Cola marketing guru (Roberts) who visits a small town in the Australian outback to try and sell his product, only…
Best of the BestBest of the Best (1989)
Dir. Robert Radler
Feat. Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Sally Kirkland
Five young men learn what it takes to compete at the highest level in this late eighties favourite. Think Karate Kid meets Breaking Away.
Ambulance, TheAmbulance, The (1990)
Dir. Larry Cohen
Feat. Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Richard Bright
Enjoyable though minor genre effort from B–movie maestro Larry Cohen about a New York comic book artist (Eric Roberts) who discovers that their…
VoyageVoyage (1993) Recommended
Dir. John Mackenzie
Feat. Rutger Hauer, Karen Allen, Eric Roberts
A great black comedy B–movie with Rutger Hauer and Karen Allen as long–marrieds who share their yacht with old 'friends'. They soon…
Specialist, TheSpecialist, The (1994)
Dir. Luis Llosa
Feat. Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods
Explosives expert Stallone helps out avenging angel Stone in sending bad guys Woods and Roberts to Kingdom Come.¬†Shamelessly implausible stuff is…
Heaven's PrisonersHeaven's Prisoners (1996)
Dir. Phil Joanou
Feat. Alec Baldwin, Eric Roberts, Teri Hatcher
Cajun ex–cop Alec Baldwin investigates his wife's death, and encounters old pal turned crime–lord Eric Roberts lurking in the Bayou.…
It's My PartyIt's My Party (1996)
Dir. Randal Kleiser
Feat. Eric Roberts
Eric Roberts is bravely cast against as an LA professional dying of AIDS, who decides to host a farewell party before taking his own life. His…
Doctor Who - The Movie [Paul McGann]Doctor Who - The Movie [Paul McGann] (Dr. Who) (1996)
Dir. Geoffrey Sax
Feat. Paul McGann, Eric Roberts
Paul McGann (WITHNAIL AND I) incarnates the Doctor in this feature–film revival, materialising in San Francisco on the eve of the millennium…
In Cold BloodIn Cold Blood (1996)
Dir. Jonathan Kaplan
Feat. Sam Neill, Anthony Edwards, Eric Roberts
Mini–series adaptation of Truman Capote's novel about the real–life murders of a family in a sleepy Kansas town. Solid but not a patch on…
Odyssey, TheOdyssey, The (1997)
Dir. Andrei Konchalovsky
Feat. Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini
Homer's epic gets the televisual treatment as Odysseus makes his long journey home – through many an exotic location – while his wife…
Strange FrequencyStrange Frequency (2000) Recommended
Dir. Bryan Spicer, Mary Lambert
Feat. Eric Roberts, John Taylor, Judd Nelson
This portmanteau of four 'urban myths' set in the contemporary music scene is surprisingly witty and satisfying. Segments 'My Generation' and 'Room…
SpunSpun (2002) Recommended
Dir. Jonas Akerlund
Feat. Jason Schwartzman, Brittany Murphy, John Leguizamo
A cinematically exhilarating depiction of existence among a group of methamphetamine (P) addicts in Los Angeles, that is sure to divide audiences as…
Civilization of Maxwell Bright, TheCivilization of Maxwell Bright, The (2005)
Dir. David Beaird
Feat. Patrick Warburton, Simon Callow, Jennifer Tilly
Redemptive LA story of one angry, bigoted dude whose life is transformed by his relationship with his subservient, Asian mail–order bride (and…
Expendables, TheExpendables, The (2010)
Dir. Sylvester Stallone
Feat. Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li
Sylvester Stallone directs and leads a cast of old school action heroes for a mission impropable to assassinate a Latin American dictator.…
LovelaceLovelace (2013)
Dir. Robert Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Feat. Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone
The directors of HOWL turn their attention to the tragi–drama of one–time pornstar Linda Lovelace, whose unexpected stardom for her role…
Wrong CopsWrong Cops (2013)
Feat. Mark Burnham, Eric Wareheim, Marlyn Manson
A series of loosely connected comic vignettes from the director of WRONG and RUBBER, featuring crooked cops, one–eyed techno–hounds, and…
Inherent ViceInherent Vice (2014) Recommended
Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Feat. Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson
Dir. PT Anderson brings Thomas Pynchon faithfully to the big screen in this dope–addled, shaggy–dog comedy in which Joaquin Phoenix stars…

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