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Under Suspicion **½ (2000, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Monica Bellucci, Thomas Jane) – Classic Movie Review 3702

Director Stephen Hopkins’s intriguing 2000 thriller stars Gene Hackman as Henry Hearst, a smug lawyer in a bad toupee, who is suspected of a girl’s murder, and becomes involved in a series of mind games with the […]

May, 12

Hoosiers [Best Shot] **** (1986, Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper) – Classic Movie Review 3485

Director David Anspaugh’s poignant and complex 1986 sports drama classic stars Gene Hackman as Norman Dale, a crusty burnt-out basketball coach with a troubled past who is given one last chance to salvage his career. […]

Mar, 20

Scarecrow **** (1973, Gene Hackman, Al Pacino, Dorothy Tristan, Eileen Brennan, Ann Wedgeworth) – Classic Movie Review 3484

Time has been kind to this almost forgotten gem of 40 years ago. Jerry Schatzberg’s 1973 drama stars Gene Hackman and Al Pacino, who light sparks as drifters who meet up and form an unlikely bond as […]

Mar, 19

The Conversation ***** (1974, Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest, Robert Duvall, Cindy Williams, Teri Garr, Harrison Ford) – Classic Movie Review 3189

Francis Ford Coppola’s suspenseful 1974 thriller was the Palme d’Or winner as best film at the Cannes Film Festival. The Conversation is a tour-de-force for producer-writer-director Coppola and his star Gene Hackman as Harry Caul, […]

Dec, 28

Prime Cut **** (1972, Lee Marvin, Gene Hackman, Sissy Spacek) – Classic Movie Review 2964

Michael Ritchie’s brilliant 1972 thriller stars Lee Marvin, who lands one of his most quintessential roles as Nick Devlin, a Chicago mob killer sent to terminate Kansas City mobster cattle rancher Mary Ann (Gene Hackman), […]

Oct, 07

No Way Out **** (1987, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Paton) – Classic Movie Review 2735

All the thriller genre’s classic ingredients — lies, secrets, passion, sex and murder — are all brought to the boil in director Roger Donaldson’s truly thrilling 1987 neo film noir distantly based on Charles Laughton’s […]

Jul, 24

Unforgiven ***** (1992, Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris) – Classic Movie Review 2397

Star-producer-director Clint Eastwood’s dark, violent and complex 1992 Western is his first after a long gap since Pale Rider in 1985. It is now hailed as one of the genre’s greatest. It triumphed as only […]

Apr, 16


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