Film Movies Written By Larry McMurtry

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This is a list of films written by Larry McMurtry, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Larry McMurtry is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Larry McMurtry screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Larry McMurtry films are not included on this list. Larry McMurtry has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Larry McMurtry films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

List features movies like Brokeback Mountain, The Last Picture Show.

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This list includes almost all of Larry McMurtry's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Larry McMurtry wrote in order to find out more about each individual Larry McMurtry film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Larry McMurtry films. (6 items)
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Brokeback Mountain is a 2005 American epic romantic drama film directed by Ang Lee. It is a film adaptation of the 1997 short story of the same name by Annie Proulx; the screenplay was written by Diana Ossana and Larry McMurtry. The film stars Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Michelle Williams, and Randy Quaid, and depicts the complex romantic and sexual relationship between two men in the American West from 1963 to 1983. Brokeback Mountain won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and was honored with Best Picture and Best Director accolades from the British Academy Film Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Producers Guild of America Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, and ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kate Mara, Anna Faris, Michelle Williams, + more

Initial Release: 2005

Directed by: Ang Lee

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#7 on The Best Movies You Never Want to Watch Again

#76 on The Greatest Date Movies of All Time

#85 on The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

#56 on The Best Western Movies of the 21st Century

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Falling from Grace is a 1992 drama film, produced by Little B and distributed by Columbia Pictures. Rock singer John Mellencamp makes his acting and directorial debut in this story by Lonesome Dove author Larry McMurtry. The story contains many similarities to Mellencamp's real life. It is his sole directing credit. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: John Mellencamp, Mariel Hemingway, John Prine, Kay Lenz, Dub Taylor, + more

Initial Release: 1992

Directed by: John Mellencamp

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Hud is a 1963 Western film directed by Martin Ritt and starring Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Neal. It was produced by Ritt and Newman's recently founded company, Salem Productions, and was their first film for Paramount Pictures. Hud was filmed on location on the Texas Panhandle and in Claude, Texas. Its screenplay was by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. and was based on Larry McMurtry's 1961 novel, Horseman, Pass By. The film's title character, Hud Bannon, was a minor character in the original screenplay but was reworked as the lead role. With its main character an antihero, Hud was later described as a revisionist Western. The film centers on the ongoing conflict between ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Paul Newman, Yvette Vickers, Patricia Neal, Melvyn Douglas, Val Avery, + more

Initial Release: 1963

Directed by: Martin Ritt

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#98 on The Best Western Movies Ever Made

#64 on The Best Movies of the '60s

#46 on The Greatest Western Movies of the 1960s

#39 on The Best Black and White Movies Ever Made

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Lovin' Molly is a 1974 drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Anthony Perkins, Beau Bridges, Blythe Danner in the title role, Ed Binns, and Susan Sarandon. The film is based on one of Larry McMurtry's first novels, Leaving Cheyenne. Prior to release, the film was also known as Molly, Gid, and Johnny and The Wild and The Sweet. In an interview with another of the actors in the film, Paul Partain described the origins of the film: When Sidney [Lumet] and producer Stephen J. Friedman got into town, they came with what they hoped would be the perfect formula for success. It had worked on The Last Picture Show, and they knew it would work here. It was this: get a Larry McMurtry novel, ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Anthony Perkins, Blythe Danner, Beau Bridges

Initial Release: 1974

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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