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Matt Dillon

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Matt Dillon

Began his career in the late 1970’s & early 1980’s playing tough rebellious teens in hip JD films such as “Over The Edge” (1979), “Little Darlings” (1980), “My Bodyguard”   (1980), “Liar’s Moon” (1981), “Tex” (1982) “Rumble Fish”
(83) & the ensemble Brat Pack classic “The Outsiders” (83).

Matt Dillon Fact File:

Birth Name: Matt Dillon

Date Of Birth: 18th February 1964

Place Of Birth:
New Rochelle, New York, USA

Height: 6’

Film Debut: “Over The Edge” (1979)

Trivia: During the 1990’s Matt dated actress Cameron Diaz.

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Matt Dillon’s Top 10 Movies on DVD

My Bodyguard [DVD](1980) DVD
Touching story of a frail high school boy who hires a hulking, withdrawn classmate to protect him from the school bullies, and the friendship that develops between the unlikely allies. Chris Makepeace, Adam Baldwin, Matt Dillon, Martin Mull and Ruth Gordon star. 96 min. Widescreen and Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Surround, English mono, French mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish; TV spots; trailer. interactive menus.

Tex [DVD](1982) DVD
In this moving adaptation of the novel by S.E. Hinton ("The Outsiders"), Matt Dillon shines as Tex McCormick, a teenager living on an Oklahoma farm who encounters growing pains after his father deserts him and his mother dies. Attempting to help him face the problems of young adulthood is his troubled brother, played by Jim Metzler. With Emilio Estevez, Meg Tilly. 102 min. Widescreen and Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; scene access.

The Outsiders [DVD](1983) DVD
Beautiful and exciting adaptation of S.E. Hinton's classic tale of gangs and growing up in Oklahoma. Matt Dillon, Tom Cruise, Rob Lowe, Diane Lane, Patrick Swayze, Ralph Macchio, C. Thomas Howell and Emilio Estevez head the dynamic cast of rising stars; with Leif Garrett, Sofia Coppola. Francis Coppola directs. 91 min. Widescreen (Enhanced) and Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Surround; Subtitles: English, French; trailer.

The Flamingo Kid [DVD](1984) DVD
A sweet, funny comedy starring Matt Dillon as a high school graduate from the Bronx who learns a lesson or two about life when he lands a summer job at an exclusive Long Island swim club in the early '60s. With Richard Crenna, Hector Elizondo, Janet Jones; look for early turns by Bronson Pinchot, Marisa Tomei and John Turturro. 100 min. Standard and Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.

The Big Town [DVD](1987) DVD
The town is '50s Chicago, where Matt Dillon has come to find wealth as a dice roller. He'll need all his luck, too, when he begins a passionate, dangerous affair with stripper Diane Lane, the wife of crime boss Tommy Lee Jones. Exciting street drama also stars Bruce Dern, Lee Grant. 110 min.

Kansas [DVD](1988) DVD
Matt Dillon and Andrew McCarthy team up for a dramatic tale set in America's heartland. Drifter McCarthy becomes involved with Dillon in a bank robbery, and while running away from the law hides out on a farm. There he finds romance, but a vengeful Dillon wants the stolen money back. With Brent Jennings. 105 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Surround;

Drugstore Cowboy [DVD](1989) DVD
A sometimes blackly funny, but always graphic and harrowing, look at the troubled lives of a close-knit group of drug addicts in the early '70s, this powerful drama features a strong turn by Matt Dillon as the leader who tries to get straight. With Kelly Lynch and maverick writer William S. Burroughs; directed by Gus Van Sant. 104 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English stereo; audio commentary Van Sant, Dillon; behind-the-scenes documentary; production notes; biographies; trailer.

There's Something About Mary: Collector's Edition [DVD](1998) DVD
Outrageous hit farce stars Ben Stiller as a depressed writer who pines for Cameron Diaz, the beauty he was supposed to take to the prom 13 years earlier. Stiller hires sleazy sleuth Matt Dillon to track her down, but when Dillon locates her in Florida, he gets the hots for her. The laughs come fast and furious from the Farrelly Brothers ("Kingpin") and a cast that includes Chris Elliott, Lee Evans and Jeffrey Tambor. 119 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround; audio commentary by the Farrelly Brothers; deleted scenes; outtakes; featurettes; interviews; music video; poster gallery; theatrical trailer; TV spots; scene access. Two-disc set.

Wild Things (Unrated Version) [DVD](1998) DVD
Swamp princess Neve Campbell and vixen Denise Richards are high school students who shock their posh South Florida town by accusing counselor Matt Dillon of rape, but that's only the beginning of the twisted, erotic goings-on in this steamy tale of deception, seduction and a multi-million-dollar scam. Kevin Bacon, Theresa Russell and Bill Murray also star; from director John McNaughton ("Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer"). Unrated version; 115 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Japanese, French.

One Night At McCool's [DVD](2001) DVD
Liv Tyler is the beauty who infatuates three different men she meets one evening at a tavern: bartender Matt Dillon, who sees her as housewife material; lawyer Paul Reiser, who's driven solely by lust; and detective John Goodman, to whom Tyler is an angelic presence. But there's more to Tyler than meets any of these guys' eyes, and not all of it is on the level. With Michael Douglas as a hit man with a bad hairpiece, Reba McEntire and Richard Jenkins. 93 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailers; "making of" featurette; audio commentary; music video; storyboard comparison.


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Over The Edge (1979)
The Outsiders (1983)
One Night At McCool’s (2001)

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