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  1. Peoplea s Court Judge Joseph Wapner Dead at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KZKX-FM Lincoln

    ... ran for two seasons. Wapner became a pop culture figure, most memorably in the 1988 film Rain Man , in which Dustin Hoffman's character, an autistic man, has a constant need to stick to his routines, which include watching The People's Court . Any ...

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  2. News 21 mins ago 4:05 p.m.'People's Court' judge Joseph Wapner dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... beautiful part is that I have carte blanche." The People's Court became such a pop culture touchstone that Dustin Hoffman's character is addicted to the show in the 1988 Oscar-winning film Rain Man. And in 1989, a Post survey found that 54% of ...

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  3. 'People's Court' Judge Joseph Wapner Dead at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Harvey Levin and Judge Marilyn Milian pose with Judge Joseph Albert Wapner as he receives a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame During the last week, his condition worsened and was taken to his Los Angeles home on Friday under hospice care. "Judge Wapner became a pop culture figure, most memorably in the 1988 film " Rain Man ", in which Dustin Hoffman's character, an autistic man, has a constant need to stick to his routines, which include watching The People's Court ".

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  4. 'People's Court' judge Joseph Wapner dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... beautiful part is that I have carte blanche." The People's Court became such a pop culture touchstone that Dustin Hoffman's character is addicted to the show in the 1988 Oscar-winning film Rain Man. And in 1989, a Post survey found that 54% of ...

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  5. Joseph Wapner Dies: 'People's Court' Judge Was 97Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Deadline

    ... continued without him, became a pop culture hit and was parodied on Saturday Night Live and was mentioned by Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man when all he wanted to do was watch The People's Court . "Three minutes to Wapner," he told Tom Cruise in a scene. ...

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  6. Joseph Wapner, - People's Court' Judge, Dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... became a part of pop culture as well during his run on the show. As part of his performance in "Rain Man," Dustin Hoffman repeatedly said the phrase "three minutes to Wapner," which was quickly adopted by "People's Court" fans. "The People's Court" ...

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  7. 9 Oscars Winners Who Don't Hold Up to the Test of TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | ETonline

    ... Was My Valley was also a movie that existed, even if you've never heard of it. So who really won? Beat Out: Dustin Hoffman in Midnight Cowboy , Jon Voight in Midnight Cowboy , Richard Burton in Anne of the Thousand Days , Peter O'Toole in Goodbye, ...

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  8. Three Little Words For Payday: Big, Data, DevOpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | InformationWeek

    Recruiting firm Randstad's annual salary survey shows data pros are in the upper stratosphere, and DevOps experience is starting to justify a premium. One line in the script probably is better remembered today than the movie as a whole, even though 1967's The Graduate made Dustin Hoffman a star while the film recorded an Oscar win and a boatload of award nominations.

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  9. 10 Lowest-Grossing Movies to Win an Oscar for Best PictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | TheStreet.com

    ... having an R rating and featuring nothing flashier than Tom Cruise taking his autistic brother (played by Dustin Hoffman) on a road trip. That year, according to the National Association of Theater Owners, 9 of the Top 20 films in the U.S. were rated ...

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  10. Learning from an American icon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Albany Times Union

    ... around. Once, Robert Redford was sitting in his cubicle, getting the feel of the office. Soon, Redford and Dustin Hoffman would have their own Post newsroom to play in. He said they were all jittery when these big stars were around. Once, Robert ...

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  11. The Dark Crystal: Jim Henson's Cult Classic Was Almost Killed by FinanciersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Unicorn Booty

    Audiences in December of 1982 had some choices when they went to the movies: They could see Tootsie , a wacky gender-bending story featuring Dustin Hoffman; they could see E.T. , a family-friendly cute alien movie; or they could see The Dark Crystal , a movie that well, nobody was really sure what The Dark Crystal was. To this day, there's nothing else like it.

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  12. One Hook Actor Is Trying To Make A Rufio Prequel Happen, Because BangerangRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Cinema Blend News

    ... part of. While Hook is far from a perfect film it is a fun movie with great performances from the likes of Dustin Hoffman in the title role and the late Robin Williams playing the aged Peter Pan. With over three weeks left in its funding period, and ...

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  13. Hook' Star Launches Kickstarter for Prequel to Steven...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | SFGate

    ... will direct and write with Jeremy Dylan writing and producing. Basco starred opposite Robin Williams and Dustin Hoffman in 1991's "Hook." The film was nominated for five Oscars and grossed over $3o0 million worldwide. Click below for the top news ...

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  14. "Hook" Actor's Kickstarter For Prequel ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Dark Horizons News

    ... 1991 sequel to "Peter Pan," boasted not only an adult Peter Pan (Robin Williams) and Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman), but also a bunch of kids taking on the roles of the Lost Boys. In Peter's absence, the group was run by Rufio (Dante Basco). Almost ...

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  15. Thoughts on the Run: the amazing, awesome human brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Contra Costa Times

    ... amazing savant ability of all might have been possessed by the late Kim Peek, who was the inspiration for Dustin Hoffman's role in "Rain Man." When Hoffman asked Peek how he could go through a book so fast, he learned the savant could read both ...

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  16. Morgan Stanley worker cites cruel videos in discrimination suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | New York Daily News

    ... Man Video,' " - featured Andy Saperstein, Morgan Stanley's head of wealth management, playing the role of Dustin Hoffman and "mocking the disabled." Zengotita also describes a short video based on "The Hunger Games" featuring "employees fighting to ...

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  17. Movies we would like to forgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KION 46

    It's hard to image how Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman and Elaine May could collectively make one of the worst movies ever, but they certainly managed the trick in 1987's "Ishtar." Robin Williams and Shelley Duvall starred in the 1980 live-action version of "Popeye," one of director Robert Altman's rare missteps.

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  18. 'A Cure for Wellness': Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... the American interloper, doing to the kid's teeth what Laurence Olivier never entirely succeeded in doing to Dustin Hoffman in Marathon Man. Viewers unprepared for how long A Cure for Wellness runs will be glancing at their watches or phones in ...

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  19. In defense of foreign-born U.S. distance runners: Oregon track & field rundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Oregonian

    ... least, if you're fleeing a sadistic Nazi dentist. The book was better, but the movie had good performances by Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier and Roy Scheider. The IAAF is considering a move away from formally bidding for world championships in ...

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  20. What we're watching: previews Thursday February 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Age

    ... is full of unexpected surprises. One is a friendship with a diminutive and crippled conman named Ratso (Dustin Hoffman). John Schlesinger, a director who had risen to prominence during the British kitchen-sink era ( A Kind of Loving, Billy Liar ), ...

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