Richard Edson Movies

List of the best Richard Edson movies: Hard Scrambled(2006), Joey Breaker(1993), Tougher Than Leather(1988), Stranger Than Paradise(1984), Do the Right Thing(1989), Southlander(2001), Vicious Circle(2008), Land of Plenty(2004), Momma's Man(2008), Timecode(2000), Marco Polo: The Missing Chapter(1996), Three Holes, Two Brads, and a Smoking Gun(2014) ... ...

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Hard Scrambled

Hayley's a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff's a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff's place. Jeff thinks it's his lucky night. He's in for a surprise.

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Joey Breaker

Joey Breaker is a fast-talking, ambitious, workaholic agent representing actors, screenwriters, and comedians for the New York firm of Morgan Creative. He is callous and intolerant, but ... See full summary »

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Tougher Than Leather

Legendary hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. stars in this cross between a blaxploitation film and a spaghetti western. They must find and punish the evil drug lord-record company executive who ... See full summary »

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Stranger Than Paradise

A New Yorker's life is thrown into a tailspin when his younger cousin surprise-visits him, starting a strange, unpredictable adventure.

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Do the Right Thing

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

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Chance, a hapless Los Angeles musician is searching for the coveted Moletron synthesizer through the classified ad paper the "Southlander", and meeting interesting characters along the way

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Vicious Circle

An artist and skater with a heart of gold, R.J. (Paul Rodriguez Jr) dreams of moving to New York City to pursue his dream of creating comic books. Soon, RJ meets Angel (Emily Rios), a ... See full summary »

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Land of Plenty

A drama that investigates anxiety and disillusionment in America.

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Momma's Man

A man who has avoided his wife and child at home has a change of heart after an imposed stay in his own parents' loft.

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Four frames of simultaneous action that alternately follow a smitten lesbian lover as she obsesses over her partner's dalliances and the tense goings-on of a Hollywood film production company.

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Marco Polo: The Missing Chapter

In the midst of a war between Venice and Genoa, Marco Polo, a citizen of Venice, is imprisoned by the inquisition and is charged with heresy.The Genoans, whose real interest is seizing ... See full summary »

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Three Holes, Two Brads, and a Smoking Gun

A screenwriting teacher (James Wilder) becomes locked in a battle of wits with a devious student (Zuher Khan) who has designs on the same masterful script.

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Goodnight, Joseph Parker

"Unapologetically brash in dialogue and texture GOODNIGHT JOSEPH PARKER is the classic love story brought to a no-pleasantries bar room. Girl loves man who loves woman, woman isn't worth ... See full summary »

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Double Tap

A drug-lord targets an undercover FBI agent and the hit man she falls in love with while tracking.

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Burning Shadow

Charlie, a down-on-his-luck loner obsessed with a Russian stripper, crosses paths with a blind homeless man who is his exact double. Perplexed and intrigued by the discovery, Charlie invites the man into his life.

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The Winner

A long lucky streak makes a nice guy (Vincent D'Onofrio) the target of opportunists like his brother, his girlfriend (Rebecca De Mornay), and some guys from New Jersey.

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Things I Never Told You

Things We Don't Talk About: Women's Stories from the Red Tent is a 72-minute documentary film. Spontaneous and organic, a Red Tent is a red fabric space where women gather to rest, renew, ... See full summary »

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Chris Taylor, a neophyte recruit in Vietnam, finds himself caught in a battle of wills between two sergeants, one good and the other evil. A shrewd examination of the brutality of war and the duality of man in conflict.

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Crossing the Bridge

The adventures of three teenage friends in 1970s Detroit.

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Thick as Thieves

A thief is betrayed after a well done job in Detroit. Returning to Chicago, he decides on revenge. Things escalate.

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Wedding Bell Blues

Three women are apartment mates: one is about to be married, another discovers she is pregnant by her long-standing boyfriend and a third has a endless queue of men in and out of her bedroom. Sudden jilting leads them to Vegas.

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An Occasional Hell

A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.

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Dark Hearts

When struggling artist Colson, finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.'

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Jury Duty

Jobless loser Tommy Collins is sequestered to be a juror in a serial killer trial. He does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations to take full advantage of the free lodging and food.

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Scorpion Spring

A sleazy French actor and a naive all-American guy meet bizarre characters as they motor along the U.S. and Mexico border.

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Destiny Turns On the Radio

After 3 years in prison, Julian breaks out and returns to Vegas to get his half from the bank robbery and see Lucille again. The Devil took the loot and Tuerto took Lucille.

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Lulu on the Bridge

A famous jazz saxophonist's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

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Howard the Duck

A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a struggling female rock singer.

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Picking Up the Pieces

A small New Mexican village discovers a severed hand that is considered a miracle of God, when it actually belongs to a murdered spouse with a husband in search of it.

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This World, Then the Fireworks

In 1950s, two incestuous lovers, a depraved suave journalist and his equally depraved prostitute sister, plan to get rich through seduction and murder. Things complicate when their feeble-minded mother begins to suspect something.

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Sunshine State

A woman and her new husband returns to her hometown roots in coastal northern Florida, and must deal with family, business, and encroaching real estate development.

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.

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Eight Men Out

A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.

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