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The King of Marvin Gardens
Directed by:
Bob Rafelson

Starring Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern, Ellen Burstyn, Julia Anne Robinson, Charles LaVine and Arnold Williams, "The King of Marvin Gardens" (also known as "König von Marvin Gardens, Der", "Re dei giardini di Marvin, Il", "Philosopher King, The") is a Crime/Drama film directed by Bob Rafelson, released in the USA on October 12 of 1972.

Who directed "The King of Marvin Gardens":

The King of Marvin Gardens was directed by Bob Rafelson, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before The King of Marvin Gardens, Bob Rafelson had directed Five Easy Pieces, released in 1970, Head (1968). Since, he directed Stay Hungry, released in 1976, Brubaker (1980), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), Black Widow (1987), Mountains of the Moon (1990), and Man Trouble (1992).

What was the release date of "The King of Marvin Gardens":

The King of Marvin Gardens was initially released on Thursday, October 12, 1972, in the United States. Another film released on Thursday, October 12, 1972 is Lady Sings the Blues (dir. Sidney J. Furie). This was forty-seven (47) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, March 03, 1976 in Germany.

What is the casting of "The King of Marvin Gardens":

At the casting of The King of Marvin Gardens we find Jack Nicholson, previously seen in A Safe Place (1971) and Carnal Knowledge (1971); Bruce Dern (The Cowboys (1972), The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971)); Ellen Burstyn (The Last Picture Show (1971), Alex in Wonderland (1970)) [ more... ]

  • Josh Mostel and Ellen Burstyn also appeared together in Harry and Tonto, released in 1974.
  • Jack Nicholson and Bruce Dern also appeared in The St. Valentine's Day Massacre, released in 1967.

What is the Storyline of "The King of Marvin Gardens":

David and Jason are estranged siblings, the former a depressive late-night radio talk-show host, the latter an extroverted con man. When Jason drags his younger brother and his (Jason's) bitter aging beauty-queen squeeze, Sally, to a dreary Atlantic City and into a real-estate scam, events spiral toward tragedy.

The skeptical David has no faith in Jason's scam. Jason chides David for wallowing in his dark, lonely depressed life. Sally becomes disgruntled and shoots Jason. David escorts his [...]

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