Quills Script

Script by:Doug Wright (Screenplay)
Directed by:Philip Kaufman
Year:2000

Plot:A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France into a sexual frenzy, until a fiercely conservative doctor tries to put an end to the fun.
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being Script

Script by:Jean-Claude Carrière (Screenplay), Philip Kaufman (Screenplay), Milan Kundera (Author)
Directed by:Philip Kaufman
Year:1988

Plot:Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet invasion occurs, all three flee to Switzerland. Sabina begins an affair, Tom continues womanizing, and Tereza, disgusted, returns to Czechoslovakia. Realizing his mistake, Tomas decides to chase after her.
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The Right Stuff Script

Script by:Tom Wolfe (Novel), Philip Kaufman (Screenplay)
Directed by:Philip Kaufman
Year:1983

Plot:A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the bunch who was the first American to orbit the earth; and the remaining pilots: Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra.
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Rising Sun Script

Script by:Michael Crichton (Novel), Philip Kaufman (Screenplay), Michael Crichton (Screenplay), Michael Backes (Screenplay)
Directed by:Philip Kaufman
Year:1993

Plot:When a prostitute is found dead in a Los Angeles skyscraper occupied by a large Japanese corporation, detectives John Conner and Web Smith are called in to investigate. Although Conner has previous experience working in Japan, cultural differences make their progress difficult until a security disc showing the murder turns up. Close scrutiny proves the disc has been doctored, and the detectives realize they're dealing with a cover-up as well.
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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Script

Script by:Lawrence Kasdan (Writer), George Lucas (Writer), Philip Kaufman (Writer)
Directed by:Steven Spielberg
Year:1981

Plot:When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Script

Script by:Philip Kaufman (Characters), Jeffrey Boam (Screenplay), George Lucas (Characters)
Directed by:Steven Spielberg
Year:1989

Plot:When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life.
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Script

Script by:David Koepp (Screenplay), George Lucas (Story), George Lucas (Characters), Jeff Nathanson (Story), Philip Kaufman (Characters)
Directed by:Steven Spielberg
Year:2008

Plot:Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced to head to Peru at the behest of a young man whose friend – and Indy's colleague – Professor Oxley has been captured for his knowledge of the skull's whereabouts.
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