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Colin Higgins

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Date of Birth:
28 July 1941Nouméa, New Caledonia, France

Date of Death:
5 August 1988Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (AIDS)

Short Biography:
Colin Higgins was born on July 28, 1941 in Nouméa, New Caledonia, France. He was a writer and director, known for Harold and Maude (1971), 9 to 5 (1980) and Foul Play (1978). He died on August 5, 1988 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Into the Night (1985)

# 09633 IMDb

Into the Night (1985)

TaglineEd Okin used to have a boring life. Then, one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.

By John Landis

Action, Drama, Comedy, Thriller (1h 55min)

USA USA

Rated 6.5 after 9,100 votes on 17-Jul-18.

1 win

Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking garage of L.A. Airport. Moments later a beautiful young lady jumps onto his bonnet and he finds himself being chased by four Iranians. What follows is a wild chase through the streets of Los Angeles and a very (...)

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

# 14862 IMDb R 

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

TaglineWith Burt and Dolly this much fun just couldn't be legal!

By Colin Higgins

Comedy, Musical (1h 54min)

USA USA

Rated 5.9 after 8,693 votes on 19-Sep-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 nominations

Founded in 1910 just outside of the city limits of Gilbert located in Lanville County, Texas, the Chicken Ranch has for generations been known as the best little whorehouse in Texas for its wholesome fun, strict moral code, and cleanliness, all perpetuated by its original owner, Miss Wulla Jean. Seven years ago, Miss Wulla Jean died, leaving the Chicken Ranch to her favorite working girl, Miss (...)

Nine to Five (1980)

# 09477 IMDb

Nine to Five (1980)

TaglineGetting even is a full-time job.

By Colin Higgins

Comedy (1h 50min)

USA USA

Rated 6.7 after 21,733 votes on 01-Oct-17.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations

Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they keep Hart tied up?

Foul Play (1978)

# 07739 IMDb

Foul Play (1978)

TaglineA new comedy-thriller from Paramount for Summer '78

By Colin Higgins

Comedy, Mystery, Thriller (1h 56min)

USA USA

Rated 6.8 after 10,994 votes on 03-Mar-17.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 8 nominations

When, unbeknownst to Gloria, a microfilm cassette is left with her by a dying agent, she becomes entangled in a complicated series of events. She's pursued by a dwarf and an albino, and becomes convinced that they are out to kill her. Finally, with the help of San Francisco detective Tony Carlson, she begins to turn the tables on her pursuers. It becomes clear that the nerfarious crew after her (...)

Silver Streak (1976)

# 09338 IMDb

Silver Streak (1976)

TaglineIt's the Most Hilarious Suspense Ride of Your Life!

By Arthur Hiller

Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller (1h 54min)

USA USA

Rated 6.9 after 14,927 votes on 25-Sep-17.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 nominations

A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes is to get the killer after him.

Harold and Maude (1971)

# 01838 IMDb

Harold and Maude (1971)

TaglineThey will defy everything you've ever seen or heard about screen lovers!

By Hal Ashby

Comedy, Romance, Drama (1h 31min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 8.0 after 57,096 votes on 24-Sep-16.

1 win & 4 nominations

Harold is a depressed, death-obsessed 20-year-old man-child who spends his free time attending funerals and committing suicide in front of his mother, but he does not die. At a funeral, Harold befriends Maude, a 79-year-old woman who has a zest for life. She and Harold spend much time together during which she exposes him to the wonders and possibilities of life. After rejecting his mother's (...)

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