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Ben Kingsley
Born December 31, 1943 (age 75)
Sir Ben Kingsley (31 December 1943) is an English actor with a career spanning over 40 years. He has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He is known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He is also known for his performances in the films Schindler's List (1993), Twelfth Night... full bio
Watership Down
[2018]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy | 3h 24min
Fleeing their doomed warren, a colony of rabbits struggle to find and defend a new home.
The Jungle Book
[2016]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Family | 1h 46min
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After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.
Schindler's List
[1993]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 3h 15min
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 56min
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A young fugitive prince and princess must stop a villain who unknowingly threatens to destroy the world with a special dagger that enables the magic sand inside to reverse time.
Exodus: Gods and Kings
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 2h 30min
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The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Lucky Number Slevin
[2006]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 50min
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A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.
Operation Finale
[2018]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War | 2h 2min
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A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.
The Boxtrolls
[2014]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 36min
A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator.
Gandhi
[1982]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 3h 11min
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Transsiberian
[2008]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 51min
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A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
House of Sand and Fog
[2003]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 6min
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An abandoned wife is evicted from her house and starts a tragic conflict with her home's new owners.
Security
[2017]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 28min
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A security guard protects an eleven year-old girl who is being targeted by a gang for participating as a trial witness.
Species
[1995]
 
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Movie | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 48min
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A group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human.
Sexy Beast
[2000]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 29min
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Brutal gangster Don Logan recruits "retired" safecracker Gal for one last job, but it goes badly for both of them.
The Last Legion
[2007]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 42min
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As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
The Wackness
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 39min
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It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop. Set against this backdrop, a lonely teenager named Luke Shapiro spends his last summer before university selling marijuana throughout New York City, trading it with his unorthodox psychotherapist for treatment, while having a crush on his stepdaughter.
BloodRayne
[2005]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 35min
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In the 18th century, a vampire escapes from the freak show she once participated in and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother.
Oliver Twist
[2005]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 10min
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An adaptation of the classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
Elegy
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
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Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Tut
[2015]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 28min
A miniseries concentrating on the youngest Pharaoh to rule Ancient Egypt.
You Kill Me
[2007]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 1h 33min
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While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.
A Sound of Thunder
[2005]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Horror | 1h 41min
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When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways.
Suspect Zero
[2004]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 39min
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A mysterious serial killer is hunting other serial killers - and one FBI agent suspects there may be more to the vigilante than they imagine.
Backstabbing for Beginners
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Romance, Thriller | 1h 48min
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A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq's oil reserves.
Searching for Bobby Fischer
[1993]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 49min
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A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
Video | Action, Sci-Fi, Short | 14min
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A documentary filmmaker interviews the now-famous Trevor Slattery from behind bars.
Robot Overlords
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 30min
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Earth has been conquered by robots from a distant galaxy. Survivors are confined to their houses and must wear electronic implants, risking incineration by robot sentries if they venture outside.
Learning to Drive
[2014]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
Fifty Dead Men Walking
[2008]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 57min
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Based on Martin McGartland's shocking real life story. Martin is a young lad from west Belfast in the late 1980s who is recruited by the British Police to spy on the IRA. He works his way up the ranks as a volunteer for the IRA whilst feeding information to his British handler and saving lives in the process.
Thunderbirds
[2004]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 35min
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When The Hood finds and invades International Rescue's secret base and traps most of the Tracy family, only young Alan Tracy and his friends can save the day.
Death and the Maiden
[1994]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 43min
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A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Video | Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 38min
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A young knight and a dragon named Drago, whose lives there now share with one heart, joins forces to protect a nest filled with dragon eggs from an evil sorcerer and undo a curse placed on Drago as well.
The Assignment
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 55min
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An American naval officer is recruited for an operation to eliminate his lookalike, the infamous terrorist Carlos The Jackal.
A Common Man
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 26min
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A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.
Without a Clue
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 1h 47min
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A drunken Sherlock Holmes is really just a cover for the real detective - Dr Watson.
Anne Frank
[2001]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Drama, War | 2h
When the war began, she was only a little girl. When it ended, she was the voice of a generation... A compassionate and sensitive televisual portrait of the Holocaust's greatest diarist.
The Ten Commandments
[2007]
 
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Movie | Animation, Family | 1h 28min
In this animated adaptation of the Bible story Moses hears the voice of God from a burning bush, which inspires him to confront Egypt's pharaoh and demand freedom for the Israelite slaves. The pharaoh agrees after a series of horrific plagues, and Moses leads the Israelites through the parted Red Sea into the harsh freedom of the desert. There he ascends Mount Sinai and returns with the Ten Comman... see more
An Ordinary Man
[2017]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller, War | 1h 30min
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A war criminal in hiding forms a relationship with his only connection to the outside world - his maid.
Photographing Fairies
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 1h 46min
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Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of fairies. His search for the truth leads him to Burkinwell, a seemingly peaceful village seething with secrets where he becomes drawn into a web of passion... see more
War Story
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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A war photographer who recently endured a brutal detainment in Libya holes up in Sicily to come to terms with her ordeal, not far from the home of her former lover and mentor. Soon she crosses paths with a Tunisian migrant in need of an abortion and safe passage to France, who bears a striking resemblance to a Libyan girl Lee photographed just before her capture.
A Therapy
[2012]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 4min
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A therapist becomes obsessed with his patient's Prada coat.
Mrs. Harris
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
Jaguar: Rendezvous
[2014]
 
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Video | Action, Short | 2min
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Why Brits play the villains in Hollywood? Its good to be bad.
The Confession
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 54min
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A High powered NY litigator, hired to defend a murderer who avenged his young son's death, struggles with his own desires for success versus the moral wishes of his client to choose the path of truth.
Walking with the Enemy
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, History | 2h 4min
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A young man, separated from his family in WWII, disguises himself as a Nazi SS Officer and uncovers more than just his family whereabouts.
Short Movie | Documentary, Family, Short | 13min
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Three teenagers are researching how the modern world has been impacted by the Dark Ages. They meet the Librarian who guides them through a journey of discovery about the ancient Golden Age.
The Triumph of Love
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 52min
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A princess is determined to restore her homeland's throne to its rightful heir, a young prince with whom she falls in love.
Joseph
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Biography, Drama | 3h 5min
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The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
Moses
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Biography, Crime | 3h
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A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal princess and raised as the brother of the heir to the throne of Egypt, Memefta. Moses is called by God to lead his people from Egypt to the promised land. A very reluctant prophet, feeling unworthy of the call, Moses accepts the task.... see more
Islam: Empire of Faith
[2000]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 2h 40min
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Betrayal
[1983]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the husband's point of view, with the scenes in precise reverse chronological order.
Crime and Punishment
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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A man who is haunted by a murder he has committed
Weapons of Mass Distraction
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 40min
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Two media moguls get into a nasty power struggle for the ownership of a pro football team which takes a drastic effect on their personal and professional lives.
The Tale of Sweeney Todd
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Horror | 1h 32min
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The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina Boyack) and the dashing inspector (Campbell Scott) who tries to solve the murders are also thrown into the mix.
Pascali's Island
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 44min
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1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems.
Freddie as F.R.O.7.
[1992]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Fantasy | 1h 30min
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The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some of Britain's greatest monuments. Several hundred years later, Freddie is now living in modern-day Paris -- a six-foot-tall amphibian with the moniker Secret Agent F.R.O.7. Messina, too, is still around causing mischief... see more
Spooky House
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family | 1h 46min
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Mysterious reclusive magician the Great Zamboni and his pet jaguar Shadow reside in the Spooky House, an old mansion that's rigged with magic tricks and hidden chambers. Young orphan Max attempts to befriend Zamboni. After a trio of teenage bullies who work for the town's eccentric crime queen Boss chase Max and his friends into the Spooky House on Halloween, a night of hilarious magic and amazing... see more
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 41min
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Walking With Destiny highlights Churchill's years in the political wilderness, his early opposition to Adolf Hitler and Nazism, and his support for Jews under threat by the Nazi regime. As historian John Lukacs explains, Churchill may not have won the War in 1940, but without him, the War most certainly would have been lost. Sir Martin Gilbert, historical consultant for the film and Churchill's official... see more
The Desert of Forbidden Art
[2010]
 
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Documentary | Adventure, Biography, Documentary | 1h 20min
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Risking being denounced as an 'enemy of the people,' Igor Savitsky rescues 40,000 forbidden fellow artists' works and creates in a far desert of Soviet Uzbekistan a museum now worth millions.
Turtle Diary
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 37min
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Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they plan to steal two of the turtles and free them into the ocean.
Secret of the Sahara
[1988]
 
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Mini Series | Adventure | 1h 30min
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This seven episode RAI-1 TV-series production is about the quest of archaeologist Desmond Jordan to discover the location of the legendary Talking Mountain of the Sahara desert and find the secret that it hides.
Harem
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 53min
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A young American woman is kidnapped by an Arabian sheik and held captive in his harem. At first she frantically tries to escape, but as they slowly get to know and appreciate each other the difference between captor and captive dissolves.
Silas Marner
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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When a respectable weaver is wrongfully accused of theft, he becomes a virtual hermit until his own fortune is stolen and an orphaned child is found on his doorstep.
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, War | 2h 40min
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A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the leading Nazi hunters in the world, bringing such criminals to justice as Adolf Eichmann and Klaus Barbie.
China's Stolen Children
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 20min
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Ten years after the policy-changing and award-winning film, The Dying Rooms, the same team returns to a very different China where the infamous One Child Policy has had the horrific side effect of a boom in stolen children. With extraordinary access to devastated parents desperately searching for their stolen son; a man who brokers the deals and has sold his own offspring; and prospective parents grappling... see more
Testimony
[1988]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 37min
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The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.
Lenin: The Train
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History, War | 3h 18min
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March 1917. The first world war is already a couple year to pace. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Germany and Sweden to Saint-Petersburg. The outlaws stand under the guidance of Vladimir J. Lenin. Two senior officers support the revolutionary bomb "to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Yet there are some unpleasant clashes between Socialists and enthusiastic workers who... see more
Unlikely Heroes
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 2h
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For most, the idea of Jewish resistance or defiance during the Holocaust is limited to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and a few isolated acts throughout WWII. "Unlikely Heroes", narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley, highlights 7 previously unknown stories of extraordinary men and women who exemplified the highest levels of courage and human dignity during the most desperate days of the Holocaust.
Liberation
[1994]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History, War | 1h 40min
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Liberation tells the dramatic story of the battle waged on two fronts during World War II - the Allied campaign to liberate Europe and Hitler's genocidal campaign against the Jews. The World War II documentary uses film footage, radio broadcasts, and period music gathered from archives around the world. Interwoven throughout the film are the compelling stories of the Jews of Europe - unforgettable... see more
The Children
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 55min
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Rose Sellars (Kim Novak) is a middle-aged woman who falls in love with a widower (Ben Kingsley). However, his children believe that their father is too old to start a new relationship.
A Force More Powerful
[1999]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 50min
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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The classic film profile of renowned Vietnamese Buddhist teacher, author, activist and Nobel Peace Prize-nominee Thich Nhat Hanh.
Of Dogs and Men
[2016]
 
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Short Movie | Short | 16min
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Of Dogs and Men explores the lengths people will go to change their station in life, and whether the path to survival is to betray-or to adopt the traits of-the monsters who feed them.
Religions of the World
[1998]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary | 50min
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L'amore necessario
[1991]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 30min
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In the 19th century Europe, an aging scheming couple decides to manipulate and seduce a couple of young newlyweds in love, just for the fun of it.
The Sound of 'A.I.'
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 7min
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A spotlight on A.I.'s sound designer Gary Rydstrom.
Animating 'A.I.'
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 9min
Directed by:
The New 7 Wonders of the World
[2007]
 
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TV Movie | History, News | 2h
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 19min
Almost twenty years later from the movie that made him a star and an Oscar winner as Best Actor, Sir Ben Kingsley revisits his experience filming one of the most difficult roles of his life, as the title role in Gandhi, the spectacular epic directed by Richard Attenborough, winner of the Best Picture Oscar. He talks about his work with the likes of Candice Bergen and Martin Sheen, in a time when Kingsley... see more
A Doll's House
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
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Based on the Ibsen play, a drama centered on a woman married to an overbearing husband, set against the backdrop of the current economic crisis.
Intrigo: Death of an Author
[2018]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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A small open boat ploughs through a troubled sea off the Dutch coast. One solitary man at the rudder. A few days later, when the wind has settled, the smashed up remains of the boat will be found a few kilometres to the south. Meanwhile in Stockholm. David is contacted by his publisher. A manuscript by the famous author Germund Rein has turned up at the publishing house. David has translated the earlier... see more
The Red Sea Diving Resort
[2019]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Thriller
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Retelling of the rescue of Ethiopian Jewish immigrants to Israel in 1981.
Shutter Island
[2010]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Thriller | 2h 18min
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In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Iron Man 3
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 10min
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When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Lip Sync Battle
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Music | 30min
Varieties of celebrities pair up to do battle each week using lip sync as their weapon to out do each other. The audience is the judge, deciding which candidate does the best lip sync performance.
Hugo
[2011]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Family | 2h 6min
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In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
The Dictator
[2012]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 23min
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The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Ender's Game
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 1h 54min
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Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.
The Walk
[2015]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama | 2h 3min
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In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
Self/less
[2015]
 
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Movie | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 1h 57min
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A dying real estate mogul transfers his consciousness into a healthy young body, but soon finds that neither the procedure nor the company that performed it are quite what they seem.
A.I. Artificial Intelligence
[2001]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 2h 26min
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A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 38min
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Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
War Machine
[2017]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 2h 2min
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An idiosyncratic general confronts opposition from enemies, allies, and bureaucrats while leading a massive rebuild operation in Afghanistan.
Stonehearst Asylum
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1h 52min
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An Oxford graduate takes up a job in a mental asylum, only to discover that the "revolutionary" new treatments are inhumane and that there is more going on than meets the eye.
The Ottoman Lieutenant
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 46min
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The Ottoman Lieutenant is a love story between an idealistic American nurse and a Turkish officer in World War I.
The Physician
[2013]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, History | 2h 30min
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In Persia in the 11th Century, a surgeon's apprentice disguises himself as a Jew to study at a school that does not admit Christians.
Knight of Cups
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 58min
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A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women.
The Love Guru
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 1h 27min
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Pitka, an American raised outside of his country by gurus, returns to the States in order to break into the self-help business. His first challenge is to settle the romantic troubles and subsequent professional skid of a star hockey player whose wife left him for a rival athlete.
Collide
[2016]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 39min
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An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, though he winds up on the run from his employers across Cologne high-speed Autobahn.
Room 237
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 42min
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An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining (1980).
Rules of Engagement
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller, War | 2h 8min
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An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.
War, Inc.
[2008]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Thriller | 1h 47min
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A political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice President. In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn nation offers, the corporation's CEO hires a troubled hit man, to kill a Middle East oil minister. Now, struggling with his own growing demons, the assassin must pose as the corporation's Trade Show Producer in order... see more
Sneakers
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 2h 6min
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A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.
Dave
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 50min
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To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place.
Spielberg
[2017]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Documentary | 2h 27min
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A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.
Life
[2015]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 51min
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A photographer for Life Magazine is assigned to shoot pictures of James Dean.
Tuck Everlasting
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family, Romance | 1h 30min
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A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.
Bugsy
[1991]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 2h 16min
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The story of how Bugsy Siegel started Las Vegas.
TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 40min
Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.
Garfunkel and Oates
[2014]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Music | 23min
Two hapless, twenty-something single women try to make it as a duo performing satirical songs about their personal and professional lives.
What Planet Are You From?
[2000]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 45min
Directed by:
A highly-evolved planet, whose denizens feel no emotion and reproduce by cloning, plans to take over Earth from the inside by sending an operative, fashioned with a humming, mechanical penis, to impregnate an earthling and stay until the birth. The alien, Harold Anderson, goes to Phoenix as a banker and sets to work finding a mate. His approaches to women are inept, and the humming phallus doesn't... see more
Maurice
[1987]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 20min
Directed by:
After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.
Alice in Wonderland
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 2h 30min
Directed by:
The wizards behind The Odyssey (1997) and Merlin (1998) combine Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" into a two-hour special that just gets curiouser and curiouser.
A Birder's Guide to Everything
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 26min
Directed by:
David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.
And the Oscar Goes To...
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 27min
The history of the Academy Awards.
Twelfth Night or What You Will
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2h 14min
Directed by:
Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
The 81st Annual Academy Awards
[2009]
 
My rating
TV Special | 3h 30min
Directed by:
Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.
Inside the Actors Studio
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h 5min
Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.
Unity
[2015]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 39min
Directed by:
Despite the advent of science, literature, technology, philosophy, religion, and so on -- none of these has assuaged humankind from killing one another, the animals, and nature. UNITY is a film about why we can't seem to get along, even after thousands and thousands of years.
Teen Patti
[2010]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h 20min
Directed by:
A disgraced professor recounts his career and involvement with gambling.
Night Hunter
[2018]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 38min
Directed by:
A weathered Lieutenant, his police force, and a local vigilante are all caught up in a dangerous scheme involving a recently arrested, troubled man who's linked to years of female abductions and murders.
The Jonathan Ross Show
[2011]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show
British talk show host Jonathon Ross talks with guests from around the globe.
The 76th Annual Academy Awards
[2004]
 
My rating
TV Special | Music | 3h 45min
Directed by:
In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Lost in Translation (2003), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Mystic River (2003), and Seabiscuit (2003).
TV Special
Directed by:
The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais.
Slipstream
[1989]
 
My rating
Movie | Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 42min
Directed by:
In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, planning to get the bounty himself. These in turn try to hunt the two men down.
The 74th Annual Academy Awards
[2002]
 
My rating
TV Special | Family | 4h 16min
Directed by:
The 75th Annual Academy Awards
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Special | 3h 30min
Directed by:
Tinseltown TV
[2002]
 
My rating
TV Series | Music, News | 1h
Directed by:
Five camera crews are in action all week bringing audiences the best in film premieres, behind the scenes exclusives, music events, fashion shows and celebrity parties across the globe.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 45min
Directed by:
A documentary on the Austrian-Jewish architectural engineer who became a Nazi hunter after surviving the Holocaust.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 43min
Directed by:
Pamela B. Green's energetic film about pioneer filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation.
Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 32min
Directed by:
The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated.
The Queen Latifah Show
[2013]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h
Queen Latifah hosts a daytime daily talk-show featuring music performances and celebrity guests.
Parting Shots
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 1h 39min
Directed by:
After learning he is dying from cancer an failed photographer illegally buys a pistol and decides to go vigilante and get his revenge on all those who have made his life a misery.
Rove Live
[2000]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h 15min
Journey to Mecca
[2009]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, History | 45min
Directed by:
One of the greatest travelers in human history, 21 year old law student Ibn Battutah set out alone to Mecca from Tangiers in 1325 and returned to Morocco almost 30 years later. This is the story of his first pilgrimage, book-ended with never-before seen documentary footage of the contemporary Hajj. Filmed for initial presentation in IMAX and other giant screen cinemas.
The 70th Annual Academy Awards
[1998]
 
My rating
TV Special
Directed by:
An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.
Charlie Rose
[1991]
 
My rating
TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 1h
Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.
Fear Is the Key
[1972]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 43min
Directed by:
Following the death of his family in an aeroplane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. By setting himself up as a criminal, he plans to get close to a certain tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of the lost plane.
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.
Documentary | Documentary, Music | 1h 30min
Directed by:
This DVD is a collection of the work of the director Jonathan Glazer and includes his music videos, commercials, short films , excerpts from his feature films as well as commentaries and interviews with the actors, musicians and other collaborators. New original content includes TRAMP and ARTSHOLE both starring Jonathan and Paul Kaye, and a documentary about Jonathan's work.
Made in Hollywood
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There is on-set coverage with directors, writers & producers, and previews of upcoming motion picture and DVD releases. "MADE IN HOLLYWOOD" also gives the viewer a look at how special effects artists, and their tech wizards... see more
Janela Indiscreta
[2010]
 
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TV Series | News | 30min
A portuguese show where Mario Augusto presents the new films of the week and interviews actors, actresses and directors.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h 10min
Directed by:
This special is a recounting of the top 100 movies of all time, updated from the list of 10 years ago aired in the first AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies.
Muse of Fire
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 23min
Directed by:
Two young London actors set out together to face the greatest challenge in the world of acting - Shakespeare.
TV Special | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
The 64th Annual Academy Awards
[1992]
 
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TV Special | Family
Directed by:
Camille
[1984]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her.
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.
Video | Comedy | 3h 42min
Directed by:
Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington proudly uphold the tradition of hosting the worst Oscar coverage show in history while awaiting the arrival of a legend of Old Hollywood.
Martha
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
Martha Stewart, along with special guests and her studio audience, demonstrate ideas, projects, and techniques ranging from cooking and entertaining to decorating and home renovating.
The Directors
[1997]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.
Romeo.Juliet
[1990]
 
My rating
Movie | 2h
The tale centers on an eccentric bag lady who rescues the stray cats of Venice and puts them on a boat to set sail for the new world.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 16min
Cinema 3
[1984]
 
My rating
TV Series | News
O Quinto Macaco
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 33min
Directed by:
A Brazilian snake hunter, trying to make enough money to marry the woman he loves, finds four mysterious chimpanzees. He embarks upon a journey to sell them in the big city, and learns alot about himself and the world around him on the way there.
Fantástico
[1973]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Documentary, Music | 3h
Created by:
Directed by:
"Fantástico" is one of the oldest TV shows still on air in the Brazilian television. It already had many hosts and attractions throughout the years, and it's a tradition in the Sunday nights of most of the Brazilian people.
Playing Shakespeare
[1982]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Documentary
John Barton holds a master class in how to play Shakespeare, using members of the RSC doing scenes, sonnets, and commentary as prime examples.
Antony and Cleopatra
[1974]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama, History, Romance | 2h 41min
Directed by:
After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.
Good Day L.A.
[1993]
 
My rating
TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 3h
Crown Court
[1972]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 30min
Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.
The Merry Wives of Windsor
[1982]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Romance | 2h 50min
Directed by:
When Sir John Falstaff decides that he wants to have a little fun he writes two letters to a pair of Window wives: Mistress Ford and Mistress Page. When they put their heads together and compare missives, they plan a practical joke or two to teach the knight a lesson. But Mistress Ford's husband is a very jealous man and is pumping Falstaff for information of the affair. Meanwhile the Pages' daughter... see more
Una vita scellerata
[1990]
 
My rating
Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 58min
Directed by:
The story of Benvenuto Cellini (1500 - 1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes.
HARDtalk
[1997]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 25min
Politicians and other public figures are asked the tough questions about whether the way they do things is really the best way.
The Fabulous Picture Show
[2006]
 
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TV Series | History, Talk-Show
Created by:
The Adventurer
[1972]
 
My rating
TV Series | Adventure | 30min
Directed by:
Basically an updating of Gene Barry's "Amos Burke, Secret Agent" character, Gene Bradley is a wealthy government agent, who, posing as an American movie star, travels the globe in search of adventure, intrigue and danger.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h
Directed by:
Seitenblicke
[1987]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Documentary | 6min
Directed by:
Dickens of London
[1976]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h
Created by:
Mini-series on the life of Charles Dickens, the great English author. Charles grew up in a family where his father was larger than life. The elder Dickens is a teller of tales and always seem to have ambitions that are well beyond his means or his capabilities. He is also constantly in debt and at more than one point in his life, finds himself in debtor's prison forcing Charles to leave school at the... see more
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 1min
Directed by:
Caine discusses his life from childhood to stardom. Includes family photos, movie clips, and interviews with many who've worked with him.
Noah
[2012]
 
My rating
Movie | Animation
A man is chosen by his world's creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.
50 Films to See Before You Die
[2006]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 3h 15min
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
A biography of producer/director Steven Spielberg, showing clips from many of his films and interviews with actors and crew members he has worked with.
TV Special | Family | 2h
Directed by:
The 100 Greatest War Films
[2005]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 6h 25min
Directed by:
The 100 Greatest War Films of all time, as voted for by the public of the UK.
Guys Choice
[2010]
 
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TV Movie
Making 'Cleaver'
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Short | 8min
Cleaver is a metafictional film within a TV-series that serves as an important plot element toward the end of the HBO television drama series The Sopranos.
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
The life story of the film director, movie star and industry figure who furthered the cause of cinema: Lord Richard Attenborough.
Los Angeles
[2005]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 26min
Directed by:
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
The War That Never Ends
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 10min
Directed by:
The Peloponnesian Wars (Athens vs. Sparta for 27 years) told in the format of newsbroadcast-like monologues by Theucydides, Plato, and others
Étoiles et toiles
[1982]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary
The Making of 'Sneakers'
[2003]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 40min
Directed by:
Twist by Polanski
[2006]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 29min
Directed by:
Roman Polanski looks back at the making of Oliver Twist.