Marathon Man ★★★ 1976 (R)
Nightmarish chase-thriller in which a graduate student becomes entangled in a plot involving a murderous Nazi fugitive. As student Hoffman is preparing for the Olympic marathon, he is reunited with his secret-agent brother, setting the intricate plot in motion. Courtesy of his brother, Hoffman becomes involved with Olivier, an old crazed Nazi seeking jewels taken from concentration camp victims. Nonstop action throughout, including a torture scene sure to set your teeth on edge. Goldman adapted the screenplay from his novel. 125m/C VHS, DVD . Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Marthe Keller, Roy Scheider, William Devane, Fritz Weaver, Richard Bright, Marc Lawrence; D: John Schlesinger; W: William Goldman; C: Conrad L. Hall; M: Michael Small. Golden Globes ‘77: Support. Actor (Olivier).
"Marathon Man." VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 16, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/culture-magazines/marathon-man
"Marathon Man." VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever. . Retrieved November 16, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/culture-magazines/marathon-man
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.