The Rose (1979) Script

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Director:Mark Rydell
Written by:Bo Goldman (Screenplay), Bill Kerby (Screenplay), Michael Cimino (Screenplay), Bill Kerby (Story)

Script Synopsis:Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.

Silent Running Script

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Director:Douglas Trumbull
Written by:Deric Washburn (Screenplay), Michael Cimino (Screenplay), Steven Bochco (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for commercial purposes, most of the crew of the Valley Forge rejoice at the prospect of going home. Not so for botanist Freeman Lowell who loves the forest and its creatures, so decides to take matters into his own hands to protect what he loves.

The Year Of The Dragon Script

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Director:Michael Cimino
Written by:Robert Daley (Novel), Oliver Stone (Screenplay), Michael Cimino (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows increasingly willing to violate police protocol, resorting to progressively violent measures -- even as his concerned wife, Connie, and his superiors beg him to consider the consequences of his actions.

The Sicilian Script

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Director:Michael Cimino
Written by:Steve Shagan (Writer), Mario Puzo (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Egocentric bandit Salvatore Guiliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.

Desperate Hours Script

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Director:Michael Cimino

Script Synopsis:A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.

The Sunchaser Script

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Director:Michael Cimino
Written by:Charles Leavitt (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A young half-Navajo convict dying of cancer forces a yuppie doctor to drive him to a magic healing lake.

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

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Director:Michael Cimino
Written by:Michael Cimino (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.

The Deer Hunter

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Director:Michael Cimino
Written by:Michael Cimino (Screenplay), Deric Washburn (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.

Magnum Force

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Director:Ted Post
Written by:John Milius (Screenplay), Michael Cimino (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:"Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop them.

Heaven’s Gate

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Director:Michael Cimino
Written by:Michael Cimino (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion, a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson. As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.