History Film / MarathonMan

30th Aug '16 7:25:11 PM nombretomado
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DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.

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DustinHoffman Creator/DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.
6th Jun '16 8:39:27 AM TrulyDeceptive
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* UngratefulBastard: [[TooDumbToLive Janeway]].
2nd Jun '16 2:35:57 PM Random888
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DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by Joseph [=McCarthy=]. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.

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DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by Joseph [=McCarthy=].UsefulNotes/JosephMcCarthy. He receives a visit from his brother Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.
9th Jun '15 8:28:33 AM Phediuk
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* NeverTrustATitle: From the title, you might be expecting an inspirational sports film like ''ChariotsOfFire'' . The marathon aspect barely factors into the movie, though, which is an espionage thriller from start to finish.
22nd Apr '15 10:07:17 PM WillBGood
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11th Apr '15 10:12:48 PM redandready45
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* HopeSpot: [[spoiler: One of Szell's former victims catches up to him, only to meet his retractable blade]].
24th Mar '15 4:50:00 PM blueflame724
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* FatalFlaw: Szell's greed and paranoia. [[spoiler: When Babe throws his diamonds in the reservoir, he ends up tumbling down the stairs after them, eventually impaling himself.]]


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22nd Mar '15 6:57:44 AM Mdumas43073
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22nd Mar '15 6:57:01 AM Mdumas43073
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DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by Joseph [=McCarthy=]. He receives a visit from his brother Henry, who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.

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DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by Joseph [=McCarthy=]. He receives a visit from his brother Henry, Henry (Roy Scheider), who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.
22nd Mar '15 6:56:09 AM Mdumas43073
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A 1974 novel written by WilliamGoldman and a 1976 film adaptation directed by John Schlesinger. DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by Joseph [=McCarthy=]. He receives a visit from his brother Henry, who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.

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A 1974 political thriller novel written by WilliamGoldman and WilliamGoldman, adapted into a 1976 film adaptation directed by John Schlesinger. Schlesinger.

DustinHoffman plays Thomas "Babe" Levy, a history graduate student and aspiring marathon runner. Babe seeks to follow in the footsteps of his father, a historian who committed suicide after being unjustly targeted by Joseph [=McCarthy=]. He receives a visit from his brother Henry, who, unbeknownst to Babe, is a government agent assigned to manage the fugitive Nazi Christian Szell (LaurenceOlivier). Babe soon becomes entangled in events, and must fight to save himself from Szell and his allies.
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