The Parallax View

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Run time: 102 mins

In Theaters: Friday 14th June 1974

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures

Production compaines: Doubleday Productions, Gus, Harbor Productions

Reviews 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Fresh: 24 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 7.3 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Alan J. Pakula

Producer: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Warren Beatty as Joseph Frady, Paula Prentiss as Lee Carter, William Daniels as Austin Tucker, Walter McGinn as Jack Younger, Hume Cronyn as Bill Rintels, Kelly Thordsen as Sheriff L.D. Wicker, Chuck Waters as Thomas Richard Linder, Earl Hindman as Deputy Red, Bettie Johnson as Mrs. Charles Carroll, Bill McKinney as Parallax Assassin, Jo Ann Harris as Chrissy - Frady's Girl (as JoAnne Harris), Ted Gehring as Schecter - Hotel Clerk, Lee Pulford as Shirley - Salmontail Bar Girl, Doria Cook-Nelson as Gale from Salmontail (as Doria Cook), Jim Davis as George Hammond, Joan Lemmo as Organist, Kenneth Mars as Former FBI Agent Will, William Jordan as Tucker's Aide, Edward Winter as Senator Jameson, Ford Rainey as Commission Spokesman #2, Alma Beltran as Joy Holder, Richard Bull as Parallax Goon, William Joyce as Senator Charles Carroll (as Bill Joyce), Stacy Keach, Sr. as Commission Spokesman #1

The Parallax View Movie Review

Stylish yet devilishly confusing, this film has Warren Beatty as an investigative reporter trying to hunt down a conspiracy that begins with the death of a congressman and continues with the deaths of his reporter friends that are snooping into the affair. Beatty uncovers a company behind it all called the Parallax Corporation (think Scientology meets The Manchurian Candidate), which may be a kind of temp agency for assassins. Naturally, he applies for membership, getting in far deeper than he ever realized. Dreamily designed and archly retro, I had to watch bits and pieces three or four times just to put it all together.

I think.


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The Parallax View Rating

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