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The Formula (1980)

The Formula
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George C. Scott

George C. Scott

Lt. Barney Caine LAPD
Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Adam Steiffel, Chairman Titan Oil
Marthe Keller

Marthe Keller

Lisa Spangler
John Gielgud

John Gielgud

Dr. Abraham Esau, Director Reich Energy
G.D. Spradlin

G.D. Spradlin

Arthur Clements
Beatrice Straight

Beatrice Straight

Kay Neeley
Richard Lynch

Richard Lynch

General Helmut Kladen / Frank Tedesco
John Van Dreelen

John Van Dreelen

Hans Lehman, Prefect of Police Berlin


Written by
Steve Shagan

Steve Shagan

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Release date: 19 December 1980
1980 (3), SnP (1), Corporation (1), Marlon Brando (1), Usa (1), 1980s (1), Thriller (1), Crime (1), Sort (1), Spiritual Cinema (1)
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Worst Movies of the 80s (180 movies items)
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Films Nominated/Won an Oscar and Razzie (68 movies items)

"Oscar Nominations Best Cinematography Razzie Nominations Worst Director for John G. Avildsen Worst Picture Worst Screenplay Worst Supporting Actor for Marlon Brando"


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Razzie Nominated Films of the 1980s (146 movies items)

"Worst Picture Worst Director - John G. Avildsen Worst Supporting Actor - Marlon Brando Worst Screenplay"


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Academy Award for Best Cinematography: 1980's (51 movies items)

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" After solving this equation, you’re left with the answer of 26 = 26. How does this prove that zebras are gay, you ask? Simple. Substitute the number 26 with male and/or female and you’ll begin to see what I mean. MALE=MALE FEMALE=FEMALE MALE≠FEMALE Which one of those doesn’t work? That’s right. Male doesn’t equal female. The equals sign acts like a love tube connecting the same gender zebras together in their homosexual happiness. Did you notice that the ‘does not’ e"


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Marlon Brando Filmography (40 movies items)

" Role: Adam Steiffel, Chairman Titan Oil Directed by: John G. Avildsen Cast: George C. Scott, John Gielgud Runtime: 117 min Movie scene Plot: A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil-and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and anyone who knows about it."


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