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Alan Arkin
Born March 26, 1934 (age 85)
Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, musician, and singer. With a film career spanning more than 55 years, Arkin is known for his performances in Popi; Wait Until Dark; The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming; The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter; Catch-22; The In-Laws; Edward Scissorhands; Glengarry Glen Ross; Thirteen Conversations About One Thing;... full bio
The Kominsky Method
[2018]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Short | 30min
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An aging actor, who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living as an acting coach.
Get Smart
[2008]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 50min
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A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.
Going in Style
[2017]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 36min
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Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Million Dollar Arm
[2014]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 2h 4min
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A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.
Stand Up Guys
[2012]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 1h 35min
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A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade.
Sunshine Cleaning
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 31min
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In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school, a mom starts an unusual business -- a biohazard removal/crime scene clean-up service -- with her unreliable sister.
The Rocketeer
[1991]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 48min
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A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 38min
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After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.
Movie | Drama | 1h 44min
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In New York City, the lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a house-cleaner, a professor and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Thin Ice
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
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A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Slums of Beverly Hills
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 31min
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In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Wait Until Dark
[1967]
 
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Movie | Horror, Thriller | 1h 48min
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A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
Catch-22
[1970]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 2h 2min
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A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.
Escape from Sobibor
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History, War | 2h 23min
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During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were its captives, the Jewish laborers that had been spared from the ovens, knew that they were on borrowed time and that their only hope was to escape... the only question was how to do it. However, because the Germans... see more
Havana
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 2h 24min
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Cuba, December 1958: The professional gambler Jack visits Havana to organize a big Poker game. On the ship he meets Roberta and falls in love with her. Shortly after they arrive in Cuba, Roberta and her Cuban husband, the revolutionary Arturo, are arrested and tortured. Arturo is reported "shot while trying to escape," but Jack manages to get Roberta free again. He can't, however, keep her from continuing... see more
Mother Night
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 1h 54min
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An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
Four Days in September
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, History | 1h 50min
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Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during a bank hold up. Fernando then decides to kidnap the American ambassador in Brazil and ask for the release of fifteen political prisoners in exchange for his life.
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 52min
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Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.
Indian Summer
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 37min
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Seven friends reunite for a week-long reunion at a summer camp in Ontario they used to attend as children which is now threatened with being closed down.
The In-Laws
[1979]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | 1h 43min
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On the eve of their children's marriage, NYC in-laws Sheldon Kornpett and Vince Ricardo embark on a series of misadventures involving the CIA, the Treasury Department and Central American dictators.
Movie | Comedy, War | 2h 6min
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Without hostile intent, a Soviet submarine runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.
The Jerky Boys
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 22min
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When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the "Jerky Boys" of crank call fame) are wanted by the local mafia, the police, and their neighbor.
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
[1976]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 1h 53min
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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
[1968]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 3min
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When deaf mute Singer moves to a small city to be near his only friend confined in a hospital, he grows attached to his landlady's sensitive 16-year-old daughter.
Freebie and the Bean
[1974]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 53min
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San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.
Doomsday Gun
[1994]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama, History | 2h
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When a brilliant munitions engineer contracts to build a super-gun for Saddam Hussein in 1988, he attracts the attention of several intelligence agencies.
Inspector Clouseau
[1968]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 1h 36min
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A string of robberies has occurred in Britain and it's up to Inspector Clouseau to catch them.
Steal Big Steal Little
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 2h 15min
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Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts a battle between brothers that soon leads to madness, mayhem, and even attempted murder. On Ruben's side is Lou Perilli an ex-Chicago cop and used car dealer... see more
Bad Medicine
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 38min
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Jeff Marx wants to study medicine and become a physician. However, his grades are far from enough to get him into an American medical school. But instead he gets a chance to study medicine abroad, in a small Latin American dictatorship, governed by the dictator Ramon Madera, who fall in love with Jeff's girlfriend, also a medical student.
Big Trouble
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband.
Raising Flagg
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 43min
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A comedy centered on a handyman (Arkin) and his lifelong competition with his neighbor (Pendleton.)
Naples '44
[2016]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, War | 1h 20min
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A British Intelligence Officer in Naples at the end of World War II: Norman Lewis's acknowledged masterpiece about a war-torn city and its unforgettable humanity.
Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical | 1h 30min
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In WWII, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a US super secret super weapon is stolen, he's asked to come back, to help. Unfortunately, he's an alcoholic now... -- parody of superhero comic strips.
Joshua Then and Now
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 59min
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The story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life.
Simon
[1980]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 37min
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A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet.
Popi
[1969]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 53min
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Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are lionized and given exceptional benefits. He thinks up a plot to have his sons washed ashore as cuban immigrants who will be adopted by rich anglos.
The Fourth Wise Man
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Drama | 1h 12min
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The story of Artaban, the fourth Magi, who spends his life looking for Jesus his King.
Last of the Red Hot Lovers
[1972]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 38min
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A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and difficult than he could have imagined.
Movie | Comedy | 1h 31min
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Hapless driving instructor and former Gunnery Sergeant Rafferty, living in squalor near Hollywood, California, doesn't put up too much of a fight when two ladies hitch a ride and attempt to kidnap him in their attempt to get to New Orleans; while initially put off, Rafferty finds he's charmed by the kooky pair of misfits and the three of them drive to Las Vegas, Nevada and later Tucson, Arizona, where... see more
Fire Sale
[1977]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 28min
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Benny and his wife Ruthie a getting set to drive down to Florida, but Benny needs someone to look after his store while he's gone. Though he doesn't think much of him, Benny hands the responsibility over to his son, Russel. While Russel doesn't get much respect from his parents, he's better off than his brother, Ezra, whom Benny has gone so far as to disown. Ezra is currently battling with his work... see more
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
[1981]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 32min
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Flash used to be a talented baseball player, but he took to drinking and now he sells stolen watches in the streets. One day he meets Chu Chu, who, before falling into alcoholism like him, was a successful entertainer. Now she still dances, but in the streets, for no more than a cent or two. Luck seems to smile at them the day they find stolen government documents forgotten some place. They decide... see more
Heck's Way Home
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure | 1h 31min
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The dog Hector is being left out while a family moves to Vancouver. He escapes from the pound to journey his way back to them.
Improper Channels
[1981]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 32min
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A couple fights for justice to get their injured daughter out of a foster care center.
Deadhead Miles
[1973]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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The story of a long-distance trucker and his experiences on the road.
The Magician of Lublin
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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Yasha is a Jewish stage magician who tours through eastern Europe while destroying his career through personal problems. He has one more chance at theatrical success, but he needs to do a brand new trick in a Warsaw theater.
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards
[1981]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The Defection of Simas Kudirka
[1978]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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Based on the true story of the attempted defection in 1970 by a Lithuanian seaman seeking political asylum in the United States. Kudirka was denied asylum and returned to the Soviets, charged with treason, and sentenced to ten years of hard labor. It was later discovered and verified that his mother had been born in Brooklyn and gone to Lithuania at a young age, which meant she was a U. S. citizen... see more
A Deadly Business
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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The movie, and true story, is about how Harold began working for the garbage industry in New Jersey only to find out that it was run by the mafia. Having been in and out of jail most of his life, Harold feared more jail time and so went to the FBI. Harold went undercover to get as much illegal information that he could. The information he got helped put away dozens of mafia men. Harold is currently... see more
Carol Burnett & Company
[1979]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 1h
A brief 4-episode summer comedy-variety series which brought back some cast members of Burnett's previous series a year after it went off the air, in a similar format but on a different network. There were no plans to do more episodes, only the 4 that aired.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Talk-Show | 1h
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Academy Award-winning actor Alan Arkin discusses his life and career with TCM host Robert Osborne at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival.
America at the Movies
[1976]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 56min
A compilation of scenes from 83 films, divided into 5 segments: The Land, The Cities, The Families, The Wars, The Spirit.
Samuel Beckett Is Coming Soon
[1993]
 
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Short Movie | 27min
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Two actors. On a road. With a tree. An effective description of the world Tony A and Tony Z find themselves inhabiting in Alan Arkin's film. "Samuel Beckett is Coming Soon...". Far from home, awaiting fame, recognition - or just an audience - the Tonys barely notice their lives mirroring the sad comedy, "Waiting for Godot." As they journey through the Southland, they find much less than they bargained... see more
The Other Side of Hell
[1978]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 38min
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A disturbed, but highly intelligent man is sent to a criminally insane hospital to serve time and rehabilitate. But when he arrives, he discovers it's in fact a closed world where brutality is an everyday occurrence.
TV Movie | Biography | 26min
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A biographical "mockumentary" that offers a glimpse into the life and mind of master of the macabre, director Tim Burton. It features faked home movies of Burton's idiosyncratic childhood and tongue-in-cheek interviews. Originally premiered as an HBO special to promote the release of "Edward Scissorhands"
Sesame Street
[1969]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music | 55min
On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, human and muppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games, and songs.
Get Shorty
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime | 1h
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The adventures of a mobster-turned-movie producer in Hollywood. TV show based on Elmore Leonard's novel and subsequent film.
Argo
[2012]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.
Dumbo
[2019]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy | 1h 52min
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A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
Little Miss Sunshine
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 41min
A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus.
The Change-Up
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 52min
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Dave is a married man with three kids and a loving wife, and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain, lightning strikes and they switch bodies.
Edward Scissorhands
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 45min
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A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.
BoJack Horseman
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 25min
BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around" in the '90s, now he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.
Marley & Me
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Family | 1h 55min
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A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.
Gattaca
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 46min
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A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 40min
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A veteran Vegas magician tries to revive his career after his longtime partner quits, he gets fired from his casino act, and an edgy new "street magician" steals his thunder.
The Muppets
[2011]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 43min
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A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.
Grudge Match
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 1h 53min
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A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout, thirty years after their last match.
Rendition
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h 2min
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A CIA analyst questions his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation at a secret detention facility outside the US.
Firewall
[2006]
 
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Movie | Crime, Thriller | 1h 45min
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A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he's protecting, as a bid to pay off his family's ransom.
Grosse Pointe Blank
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 47min
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Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
Glengarry Glen Ross
[1992]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 40min
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An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.
Love the Coopers
[2015]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 47min
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The intertwined stories of four generations of Coopers unfold right before the annual family reunion on Christmas Eve.
America's Sweethearts
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 42min
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A movie publicist deals with the messy public split of his movie's co-stars while keeping reporters at bay while a reclusive director holds the film's print hostage.
City Island
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 44min
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The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought home by Vince (Garcia), the patriarch of the family, who is a corrections officer in real life, and a hopeful actor in private.
Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 37min
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Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.
So I Married an Axe Murderer
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 33min
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A San Francisco poet who fears commitment suspects his girlfriend may not be who she appears.
Jakob the Liar
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 2h
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In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out near curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ghetto, the shopkeeper shares his information with a friend and then rumors fly that there is a secret radio within the ghetto. Jakob uses the chance to... see more
The Last Unicorn
[1982]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Drama | 1h 32min
A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns.
The Muppet Show
[1976]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Family, Music | 30min
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Kermit the Frog and his fellow Muppets put on a vaudeville show at their theatre, bringing in a famous celebrity to help out for each episode.
Noel
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle.
North
[1994]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 1h 27min
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Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents.
The 85th Annual Academy Awards
[2013]
 
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TV Special | 3h 35min
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Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards.
Eros
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 44min
Three short films -- one each from directors Michelangelo Antonioni, Steven Soderbergh and Wong Kar Wai -- address the themes of love and sex.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 43min
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The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s.
The 81st Annual Academy Awards
[2009]
 
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TV Special | 3h 30min
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Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards
[2008]
 
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TV Special | 3h 17min
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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).
70th Golden Globe Awards
[2013]
 
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TV Special
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A ceremony that honors the best in Television and cinema of the year hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
Armed Response
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy | 1h 34min
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The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
The 79th Annual Academy Awards
[2007]
 
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TV Special | 3h 52min
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Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).
St. Elsewhere
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.
The Pentagon Papers
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History, Thriller | 1h 39min
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Defense worker Daniel Ellsberg seeks to publish a series of classified government documents detailing the true nature of America's involvement in the Vietnam War.
Coupe de Ville
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 39min
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Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They have met to drive home a car their father bought for their mother's 50th birthday. During the long ride home they get to know each other once again.
Faerie Tale Theatre
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 50min
Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of traditional stories.
Little Murders
[1971]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 50min
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Comedy about how New Yorkers are coping with pervasive urban violence, obscene phone calls, rusty water pipes, electrical blackouts, paranoia and ethnic-racial conflict during a typical summer of the 1970s.
TV Movie | Drama, War | 2h 1min
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Varian Fry rescues more than 2,000 artists from Nazi persecution during World War II.
Inside Comedy
[2012]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Comedy series hosted by David Steinberg featuring interviews with some of the best comedic minds of the last five decades.
Kevin Pollak's Chat Show
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
Hearts of the West
[1975]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Western | 1h 42min
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Lewis Tater writes Wild West dime novels and dreams of actually becoming a cowboy. When he goes west to find his dream he finds himself in possession of the loot box of two crooks who tried to rob him. During his escape, Lewis stumbles on to the set of a Wild West movie and through mishap and chance becomes a star of Hollywood Westerns.
Full Moon High
[1981]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | 1h 33min
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A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.
Tavis Smiley
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
A diverse panel of experts on various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit's turnaround.
Woman Times Seven
[1967]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 39min
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Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession," a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night," angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One," seemingly prudish girl turns out otherwise; "Super Simone," wife vainly attempts to divert her over-engrossed writer husband; "At the Opera," a battle over a supposedly exclusive dress; "Suicides," a death pact; "Snow," would-be... see more
Captain Kangaroo
[1955]
 
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TV Series | Family | 1h
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Daily children's program hosted by Captain Kangaroo.
The Novice
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 29min
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Magicians
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 48min
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A con-man and a wannabe professional magician team up with a waitress and an old professional on their way to Vegas.
Up Close with Carrie Keagan
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
Hamburgers are nice. So yeah brah. Where the bathroom? Ill find my way out.
Taking the Heat
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 31min
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When Michael Norell witnesses a murder, he doesn't want to testify but he is forced to by the police. A cop is ordered to bring him to the court, but before they get there they have to deal with several attacks from killers.
Shootout
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.
100 Centre Street
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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The lives and work of the staff of a New York City courthouse.
Cooperstown
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Sport
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A baseball pitcher who never had quite the professional career he dreamed about is visited by the ghost of his former catcher, for whom he always harbored a secret jealousy. The spirit of the catcher gets him to revisit people and places from his past and gives him a new perspective on his life.
Wisdom
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 59min
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Inspired by the idea that one of the greatest gifts one generation can give to another is the wisdom gained from experience, filmmaker and photographer Andrew Zuckerman traveled the globe to interview more than fifty of the world's most prominent writers, artists, designers, actors, politicians, and religious and business leaders - all over the age of sixty-five. WISDOM captures their voices, physical... see more
Blood Money
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 36min
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A family run business is being forced to become a front for the mob. Ronnie (Brian Bloom) stands up against the Cancino family to save his families life.
A Year in the Life
[1987]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
Joe Gardner, a child of the Depression, is a successful plastics manufacturer in Seattle, Washington. After his wife dies, his four adult children move back in. Anne, 35 and an ex-hippie, has been divorced twice and returns with her two children, David and Sunny. Lindley, 31, is a sales representative in her father's company and a new mother. Jack, 30, is a drifter "trying to find himself," and Sam... see more
The Monitors
[1969]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 32min
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Earthlings chafe at the peace established by a benevolent alien race and set about to rebel.
American Playhouse
[1981]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.
The 39th Annual Academy Awards
[1967]
 
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TV Special
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Mini Series | Comedy, Documentary | 3h
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Picture Windows
[1994]
 
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TV Series | 1h 35min
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Famous paintings come to life to tell a story by renowned authors, directed by world class directors.
Necessary Parties
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 36min
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Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Calypso Heat Wave
[1957]
 
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Movie | Drama, Musical | 1h 26min
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TV Movie | Comedy | 1h 14min
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A beautiful woman decides to play a prank on a random man from the street by kidnapping him at gunpoint to her house. After forcing him to strip, she sends him on his way naked. He reports the incident to the authorities, but they either don't believe him, or, if they do, can't understand why he would consider it a crime - a reaction he also gets from his friends and family.
ABC Stage 67
[1966]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 51min
A weekly anthology of one-hour plays, both original and adapted from literary sources.
Documentary | Documentary | 58min
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A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: THE SUSPENSEFUL WORLD OF THRILLERS will look at thrillers from all sides, including different types of thrillers and the stylistic tools filmmakers use to give their audiences a shot of adrenaline. The special will feature interviews with such figures as TCM host Robert Osborne; Ken Follett, author of Eye of the Needle; Bryan Singer, writer and director of The Usual Suspects... see more
The Hollywood Fast Lane
[2012]
 
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TV Series | News | 30min
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Documentary | Documentary | 26min
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Comic Relief VIII
[1998]
 
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TV Special | Comedy | 4h
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Showbiz Today
[1984]
 
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TV Series | News
TV Series | Comedy, Music | 1h 30min
A showcase of music and satirical sketch comedy.
The 30th Annual Tony Awards
[1976]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Michele Lee, Hal Linden, and Leslie Uggams perform show stoppers that didn't win. Vivian Reed belts out "Sweet Georgia Brown." Jerry Orbach takes on "All I Care About." The cast of Chorus Line sings "One" and "I Hope I Get It."
Wonderland
[2019]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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An ex-felon named Spenser returns to Boston's criminal underworld to unravel a twisted murder conspiracy.
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