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An underdog team gets an infusion of outside talent (either a player or a coach) and goes from the bottom to the top, winning the championship in a game whose result is never in doubt. This is the plot of dozens of sports-related motion pictures, ...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 1994-02-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: William Friedkin
Cast: Nick Nolte, Mary McDowell, J.T. Walsh, ...
Bug

Calling Bug a "horror" film may be misleading. Although the movie includes some of the trappings genre fans would expect - including a moment of gore that will cause some viewers to turn away from the screen - it's more of a psychological drama. I...

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2007-05-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Situations, Violence)
Genre: DRAMA/HORROR
Director: William Friedkin
Cast: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Jr
Exorcist, The

During the cold months of the winter of 1973-74, the release of a horror film called The Exorcist became a national phenomenon. Would-be viewers stood outside for hours in bad weather to get a ticket, and the lines in New York City were said to ci...

Run Time: 2:02
U.S. Release Date: 1973-12-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: William Friedkin
Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, ...
French Connection, The

The early 1970s was a time of great experimentation for filmmakers. The fertile climate allowed directors like Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Alan J. Pakula, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas to showcase their unique visions. Into the...

Run Time: 1:44
U.S. Release Date: 1971-10-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: William Friedkin
Cast: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, ...
Jade

Jade is for cinematic anglers. There are a lot of fish inhabiting the murky, muddy waters of Joe Eszterhas' latest script, and, except for the occasional shark or two, most of them are herrings -- red herrings, to be precise. However, unlik...

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 1995-10-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: THRILLER
Director: William Friedkin
Cast: David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, Chazz Palminteri, ...
Killer Joe

Killer Joe earns its NC-17 rating. A gleeful and unapologetic descent into delicious decadence, Killer Joe is proud of what it is and never tries to be something it isn't. A slick looking exploitation thriller from veteran director William Friedkin...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2012-08-01
MPAA Rating: "NC-17" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER/COMEDY
Director: William Friedkin
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, ...