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Too Big to Fail (2011)

James Woods as "Dick Fuld"

Financial leaders (William Hurt, Billy Crudup) spring into action when the U.S. economy falters in 2008.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Emmy (Primetime) (2011) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie

Dirty Pictures (2000)

James Woods as "Dennis Barrie"

Art director Dennis Barrie (James Woods) faces obscenity charges for displaying photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe at the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center.

Golden Globe (2000) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2000) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

James Woods as "Byron De La Beckwith"

In this film based on actual events, black activist Medgar Evers (James Pickens Jr.) is murdered in 1963, and much of the evidence points toward white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith (James Woods). However, after two trials, De La Beckwith is acquitted twice by a jury of whites. Now, decades later in 1989, Evers' widow, Myrlie (Whoopi Goldberg), thinks she has evidence to finally convict him. But no lawyer will touch the case except the young and brash Bobby DeLaughter (Alec Baldwin).

Academy Award (1996) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1996) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)

James Woods as "Temple Rayburn"

At the onset of World War II, a Southern, white, small-town couple -- attorney Temple Rayburn (James Woods) and his loving wife, Celia (Elizabeth McGovern) -- decide to take in Ben Tyler (Charles Mattocks), the mentally challenged African-American son of their deceased housekeeper. This act of kindness is extremely controversial in their heavily segregated community, and before long the Rayburns find themselves caught in a whirlwind of political and moral issues.

Golden Globe (1996) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

My Name Is Bill W. (1989)

James Woods as "Bill Wilson"

This film reconstructs the true story of stockbroker William Griffith Wilson (James Woods), a World War I veteran whose small drinking problem becomes a serious addiction after he loses his fortune in the stock market collapse of 1929. Wilson's career and his domestic life are in tatters when he meets Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith (James Garner), also struggling with a drinking problem. The two form a support group that becomes the basis for the organization Alcoholics Anonymous.

Golden Globe (1989) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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