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Mark Rydell

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Date of Birth:
23 March 1929New York City, New York, USA

Birth Name:
Mortimer H. Rydell

Short Biography:
Mark Rydell was born on March 23, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Mortimer H. Rydell. He is known for his work on On Golden Pond (1981), The Cowboys (1972) and James Dean (2001). He was previously married to Esther Rydell and Joanne Linville.

An Unfinished Life (2005)

# 00715 IMDb

An Unfinished Life (2005)

Taglineevery secret takes on a life of its own

By Lasse Hallström

Drama (1h 47min)

Germany Germany, USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.0 after 24,244 votes on 29-Sep-16.

2 wins

In order to escape from the abusive boy-friend, Gary Winston (Damian Lewis), Jean Gilkyson (Jennifer Lopez) moves with her young daughter Griff Gilkyson (Becca Gardner) without previous notice to the ranch of her father-in-law Einar Gilkyson (Robert Redford) in Wyoming. Jean and Einar are disaffected, since he blames her for the death of his beloved son in a car accident. Einar is taking care of (...)

Hollywood Ending (2002)

# 00959 IMDb

Hollywood Ending (2002)

TaglineIt's Going to be a Shot in the Dark!

By Woody Allen

Comedy, Drama, Romance (1h 52min)

USA USA

Rated 6.6 after 23,054 votes on 26-Sep-17.

Woody Allen plays Val Waxman, a film director, who was once big in the 1970's and 1980's, but has now has been reduced to directing TV commercials. Finally, he gets an offer to make a big film. But, disaster strikes, when Val goes temporarily blind, due to paranoia. So, he and a few friends, try to cover up his disability, without the studio executives or the producers knowing that he is (...)

James Dean (2001)

# 05003 IMDb

James Dean (2001)

TaglineThe stars that burn brightest burn quickest

By Mark Rydell

Biography, Drama (2h)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 4,063 votes on 08-Oct-16.

6 wins & 11 nominations

James Dean is portrayed by James Franco with a remarkable resemblance in physical appearance and great sensitivity. As the events of James Dean's life unfold in the made for cable film, insight is gained into the enigmatic and tragically short life of the brilliant film star.

For the Boys (1991)

# 12155 IMDb

For the Boys (1991)

TaglineLaughter and tears. Tragedy and triumph. They lived it all. For the boys.

By Mark Rydell

Comedy, Drama, Music (2h 18min)

USA USA

Rated 6.3 after 4,615 votes on 21-Sep-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 2 nominations

With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later they continue their work but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too.

The Man in the Moon (1991)

# 04029 IMDb

The Man in the Moon (1991)

TaglineRemember when you couldn't wait for your life to begin... and then, one day, it did?

By Robert Mulligan

Drama, Romance (1h 39min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 13,587 votes on 29-Jul-18.

2 nominations

Rural Louisiana, summer of 1957, Elvis is King. At 14, Dani is coming of age. Her older sister is beautiful, smart, and off to Duke in the fall; her mom's pregnant with number four (dad wants a son), and dad's pretty strict. Life gets sweeter when 17-year old Court Foster, his widowed mom, and little brothers move into the vacant farm next door. Court likes Dani's high spirits and direct way, and (...)

Havana (1990)

# 03803 IMDb

Havana (1990)

TaglineA gambler who trusted no one. A woman who risked everything. And a passion that brought them together in the most dangerous city in the world.

By Sydney Pollack

Drama (2h 20min)

USA USA

Rated 6.0 after 5,696 votes on 19-Oct-16.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 nominations

Cuba, December 1958: The professional gambler Jack visits Havana to organize a big Poker game. On the ship he meets Roberta and falls in love with her. Shortly after they arrive in Cuba, Roberta and her Cuban husband, the revolutionary Arturo, are arrested and tortured. Arturo is reported "shot while trying to escape," but Jack manages to get Roberta free again. He can't, however, keep her from (...)

The River (1984)

# 14677 IMDb PG-13 

The River (1984)

TaglineHe showed her his strength, his courage, his incredible will. She showed him her love. [Theatrical Australia]

By Mark Rydell

Drama (2h 04min)

USA USA

Rated 6.3 after 5,531 votes on 08-Jul-18.

Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations

Tom and Mae Garvey are a hard working farming couple living with their two children on the east Tennessee farm owned by Tom's family for generations. They and many of their neighbors have hit hard times of late. A downturn in the economy has led to dwindling land prices. But the biggest problem of late has been that their crop land has been prone to flooding as the property is adjacent to a (...)

On Golden Pond (1981)

# 05652 IMDb

On Golden Pond (1981)

TaglineWhen life is at its finest... When love is at its fullest...

By Mark Rydell

Drama (1h 49min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 24,259 votes on 06-Aug-18.

Won 3 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 21 nominations

The loons are back again on Golden Pond and so are Norman Thayer, a retired professor, and Ethel who have had a summer cottage there since early in their marriage. This summer their daughter Chelsea -- whom they haven't seen for years -- feels she must be there for Norman's birthday. She and her fiance are on their way to Europe the next day but will be back in a couple of weeks to pick up the (...)

The Rose (1979)

# 09462 IMDb

The Rose (1979)

TaglineShe gave and gave, until she had nothing left to give

By Mark Rydell

Drama, Music (2h 05min)

USA USA

Rated 6.9 after 6,396 votes on 22-Feb-17.

Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 7 nominations

Bette Midler plays "Rose", an artist strikingly similar to Janis Joplin. The film follows Rose's career during her last tour. Her rock and roll lifestyle of Drugs, Sex, and Rock and Roll and constant touring lead her to an inevitable breakdown.

Cinderella Liberty (1973)

# 14859 IMDb R 

Cinderella Liberty (1973)

TaglineShe's 32. She drinks too much. She hustles pool. She's got a 10-year old mulatto son. She's got a different boyfriend every night. She's in trouble. And he's in love.

By Mark Rydell

Drama, Romance (1h 57min)

USA USA

Rated 6.8 after 1,649 votes on 19-Sep-18.

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 6 nominations

A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty, due to his service records being lost.

The Long Goodbye (1973)

# 02466 IMDb

The Long Goodbye (1973)

TaglineNothing says goodbye like a bullet.

By Robert Altman

Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery (1h 52min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 19,205 votes on 24-Feb-17.

1 win

Chain-smoking, wisecracking private eye Philip Marlowe drives a buddy from LA to the Tijuana border and returns home to an apartment full of cops who arrest him for abetting the murder of his friend's wife. After Marlowe's release, following the reported suicide in Mexico of his friend, a beautiful woman hires him to locate her alcoholic and mercurial husband. Then, a hoodlum and his muscle visit (...)

The Cowboys (1972)

# 03146 IMDb

The Cowboys (1972)

TaglineAll they wanted was their chance to be men...and he gave it to them.

By Mark Rydell

Western (2h 11min)

USA USA

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 11,261 votes on 18-Feb-18.

1 win

When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under Andersen's tutelage, however, neither Andersen nor the boys know that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them.

The Reivers (1969)

# 03170 IMDb

The Reivers (1969)

TaglineBoon is a reiver (that's a cheat, a liar, a brawler and womaniser) and he had just four days to teach young Lucius the facts of life (like cheating, lying, brawling and womanizing).

By Mark Rydell

Comedy, Drama (1h 47min)

USA USA

Rated 6.9 after 2,174 votes on 08-Oct-16.

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 nominations

An old man looks back 60 years to a road trip from rural Mississippi to Memphis, a horse race, and his own coming of age. Lucius's grandfather gets the first automobile in the area, a bright yellow Winton Flyer. While he's away, the plantation handyman, Boon Hogganbeck, conspires to borrow the car, taking Lucius with him. Stowed away is Ned, a mulatto and Lucius's putative cousin. The three head (...)

Crime in the Streets (1956)

# 07413 IMDb

Crime in the Streets (1956)

TaglineRebels With Cause?

By Don Siegel (as Donald Siegel)

Drama, Crime (1h 31min)

USA USA

Rated 6.7 after 786 votes on 14-Oct-16.

Social worker tries to befriend local slum gang.

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