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Bill Paxton - 5 films that influence my career

Bill Paxton has stepped with ease from one memorable role (Aliens, Weird Science) to another (True Lies, Twister, Big Love).

When we talked with him in Sarasota, FL, we asked for his pick of 5 films that influenced his career.

1. Harold and Maude, 1971, directed by Hal Ashby 


2. The Man Who Would Be King, 1975, directed by John Houston


3. Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928, starring Buster Keaton


4. Midnight Cowboy, 1969, directed by John Schlesinger


5. 127 Hours, 2010, directed by Danny Boyle, starring James Franco