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Charles Durning
February 28, 1923 - December 24, 2012 (age 89)
Charles Edward Durning (February 28, 1923 – December 24, 2012) was an American actor, with appearances in over 200 movies, television shows and plays. Durning's best-known roles included The Sting (1973) and Dog Day Afternoon (1975), along with the comedies The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982), Tootsie (1982), and To Be or Not to Be (1983).
Spy Hard
[1996]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy | 1h 21min
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Dick Steele, Agent WD-40 is assigned by his director, to stop the evil General Rancor from destroying the world. WD-40 believed Rancor was dead and he teams up with the hot KGB agent Veronique Ukrinsky to find Rancor and save the world.
Dirty Deeds
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
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An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Sisters
[1973]
 
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Movie | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 33min
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A journalist witnesses a brutal murder in a neighboring apartment, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth.
When a Stranger Calls
[1979]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Horror | 1h 37min
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A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Tough Guys
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 44min
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Two elderly gangsters are released from prison only to find they have trouble fitting in as old men who still take no guff from anyone.
True Confessions
[1981]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 48min
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A worldly ambitious monsignor clashes with his older brother, a cynical Los Angeles homicide detective who is investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute.
A Boyfriend for Christmas
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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On Christmas Day, Santa brings two lonely people together. But can love overcome deception?
V.I. Warshawski
[1991]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 29min
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A female PI babysitting for a boyfriend gets stuck with his daughter and the case of her murdered father.
Amazing Stories
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 30min
Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors make guest appearances.
Cop
[1988]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 50min
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An obsessive, insubordinate homicide cop is convinced a serial killer is loose in the Hollywood area and disobeys orders in order to catch him.
Dark Night of the Scarecrow
[1981]
 
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TV Movie | Horror | 1h 36min
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In a small Southern town, a wrongfully-killed man exacts revenge on those who murdered him from beyond the grave.
North Dallas Forty
[1979]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 1h 59min
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A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s.
Two of a Kind
[1983]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 28min
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God has had just about enough of the human's attitude so he will destroy the planet very soon. It is up to a struggling inventor and a bank teller, both with very amateur criminal minds, to save the world...
When a Stranger Calls Back
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 34min
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A young babysitter, all alone in the house with two children asleep above, is bothered by a stranger. Unfortunately, the phone's dead...
Polycarp
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Horror, Thriller | 1h 25min
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Through a series of horrific murders, the occult, biblical prophecy and sex clash in a melee of gore and mystery, with psychiatrists, attorneys, homicide detectives and rock stars all being suspects.
Cat Chaser
[1989]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 30min
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A Miami hotel owner finds danger when be becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back.
The Choirboys
[1977]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 59min
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A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Lakeboat
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 38min
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Film adaptation of David Mamet's comic play Lakeboat about a grad student who takes a summer job on a Great Lakes freighter and sees life through the eyes of his low-brow crew members.
Forget About It
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 28min
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Welcome to Sunrise Village, a little piece of trailer park heaven where retired war vets Sam (Burt Reynolds), Carl and Eddie are enjoying their golden Years while vying for the affection of their sexy neighbor (Raquel Welch). When they stumble upon a stash of mob money, they find themselves on the run from the Mafia and the Feds in this hilarious farce about the myth that age brings wisdom.
The Rosary Murders
[1987]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 45min
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A priest is put in a dilemma when the serial killer who has been murdering priests and nuns confesses to him.
Mass Appeal
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 39min
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A popular Connecticut priest shields a seminary rebel from the wrath of a stern monsignor.
The Waiter
[2010]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 32min
A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
An Enemy of the People
[1978]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 43min
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A scientist stands against an entire town when he discovers their medicinal spa is polluted.
Bleeding Hearts
[2015]
 
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Movie | Horror | 1h 40min
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Captured Hearts, an insane serial killer/horror film, is a heart-jumping, heart-crushing - truly demented - roller coaster ride of mystery, violence, sex and gore. With a raging, climatic twist, all hearts end up in one place. And it's not where they're supposed to be.
Hard Time
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 30min
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Burt Reynolds plays Logan McQueen, a veteran, tough cop who likes to see justice done by his own ways. Things go bad after McQueen is framed for murder. Now he has to escape from a maximum security prison, and seek, on the deadly streets of a hot and dangerous Miami, for the man who wants him down...
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 55min
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The true story of Robert Elliot Burns, the prisoner who, after being sentenced to a Georgia chain gang, attempted two daring escapes.
Far North
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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After generations of being apart, an accident brings a family back together and they begin to cope with their original issues.
Justice
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 43min
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A lawyer and her partner run from the Colombian Mafia and the corrupt U.S. marshals and attorneys assigned to protect them.
Hard Time: Hostage Hotel
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 28min
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Final story in the Logan McQueen (Burt Reynolds) series finds the ex-cop having to rescue a congressman, his family, and Logan's ex-partner from a kidnapper who has taken the group hostage in an old hotel.
Happy New Year
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 1h 25min
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Small time crooksters Nick and Charlie have an elaborate plan to rob an exclusive jewelers store. Using a variety of disguises and posing as rich old men and women they begin the set-up, but then Nick falls for the owner of a neighbouring antique store and things get a little complicated.
A Tiger's Tale
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 37min
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A young man falls for his girlfriend's mother.
Scavenger Killers
[2014]
 
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Movie | Crime, Horror, Thriller | 1h 40min
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'Bonnie and Clyde' are reinvented in SCAVENGER KILLERS, where a charming judge and a hot criminal defense attorney go on a maniacal killing rampage. With bizarre, yet somehow believable, FBI agents (a physically powerful, condescending mute with wooden legs, and a Tourette's Syndrome introvert with psychic abilities) on the hunt, the deranged duo amp up their rampage, never murdering with the same... see more
Hard Time: The Premonition
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi | 1h 40min
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Burt Reynolds plays Logan McQueen, the hardest and most fearless cop in Florida. A series of attacks begins to happen in Miami, everyone of them meticulously carried out by a person who seems to be an extremely lethal terrorist. Buildings, schools, public places, everything is destroyed by the bombs. When trying hopelessly to find and to destroy the terrorist, Logan McQueen ends up getting closer to... see more
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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Casey Powell is a young teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nervosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-induced vomiting, because of her troubled home life and problems at school in which her bickering parents must put aside their differences to help her recover before her condition kills her.
Where the River Runs Black
[1986]
 
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Movie | Adventure | 1h 40min
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An orphaned boy who was raised in the Amazon jungle is brought back to civilization by a priest who knows his father.
Attica
[1980]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 37min
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The behind the scenes of the 1971 prisoners revolt at the Attica prison.
The Butter Battle Book
[1989]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Family, Short | 30min
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A cold war between two lands over a ridiculous dispute leads to a perilous arms race.
An Affirmative Act
[2010]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 33min
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A slice of life of a young, professional married couple with their darling baby turns a sharp, dark corner when the pair are arrested and charged with several counts of fraud. The reason: Terry and Samantha Succi aren't the man and woman that they purported to be... Terry and Samantha married under false pretenses, ignoring state law that discriminates against homosexual partners and prohibits them... see more
The Water Engine
[1992]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 50min
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In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is suddenly several people are pressuring him to sell. The big oil companies don't want the competition. Now he has to try and keep them from getting his idea, and somehow get it published.
Elmo Saves Christmas
[1996]
 
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Video | Family | 1h
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Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future.
Naked Run
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 24min
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Eve Malone runs against a crooked Congressman...but does it in the nude! Starring Academy Award nominees Charles Durning (Best Little Whorehouse in Texas) & Eileen Brennan (Private Benjamin) and Richard Tyson (Black Hawk Down & There's Something About Mary)
First Monday
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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Each Supreme Court term begins on the first Monday in October. Currently, the Court's evenly divided between conservatives and liberals. Moderate Justice Joseph Novelli has just joined them. The show follows their cases and lives.
Tilt
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 51min
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Tilt is the story of a young girl, who is a pinball machine wizard. Because she does not get on with her parents, Tilt is contemplating running away from home, and skipping school one day she decides to go to Mickey's Bar. Mickey, who is Tilt's good friend, helps her set up a gambler for a pinball game. Because the gambler is unaware of Tilt's pinball wizardry, he is easily hustled out of his money... see more
Die Laughing
[1980]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Music | 1h 48min
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A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.
Death and Texas
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 17min
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Football superstar "Barefoot" Bobby Briggs of the Austin Steers has been convicted of murder. Will he be allowed to play with his team on Megabowl Sunday before he is executed? That is what this mockumentary explores.
It Nearly Wasn't Christmas
[1989]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Comedy | 1h 40min
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Feeling unneeded, a disillusioned Santa Claus (Charles Durning) quits Christmas. Through the selflessness of a little girl looking to reunite her parents for Christmas (and the help of his bumbling chief elf, Philpot (Bruce Vilanch), Santa and the child travel across America and Santa discovers that people really do need him and care about other people.
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
[1975]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 38min
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A lonely widow and a postman find romance late in life at the local dance hall.
Descansos
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 33min
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A highly controversial film about a man who tears down roadside memorials in his quest to bury a dark secret from his past
Stand Alone
[1985]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 34min
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A World War II vet is pushed to the limit when gang members and drug dealers take over his neighborhood.
Pride & Loyalty
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 40min
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Jake DeMitro cannot maintain his relationship with his girlfriend Kelly Francini or concentrate on his prestigious position with the Prosecutor's Office. He suffers from an obsessive-compulsive personality and fights on a regular basis with his professional nemesis, Brian O'Leary.
Crisis at Central High
[1981]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 2h 5min
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Story of the federally-ordered integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957.
Unholy Matrimony
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 34min
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Torrid, low-brow drama based on the true story of a police detective's relentless investigation into an insurance fraud involving a woman's murder. He's soon convinced he's hot on the trail of those responsible - a doctor and a minister - but his attempts to prove his suspicions look set to be foiled.
Hadley's Rebellion
[1987]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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A small town lad's passion for authentic wrestling is not matched by those around him at a California prep school.
Dead Canaries
[2003]
 
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Movie | Crime | 1h 25min
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When small-time mobster, Vito Scaldifieri, is framed for the murder of an undercover Federal Agent, he has two choices - face the death sentence or "sing" to the Feds for their case against mob boss Paulie DeMartino. Though telling all to the government goes against every fiber of his being, he knows it's the only way to save his life and, more importantly, guarantee the safety of his beloved wide... see more
The Naked Run
[2002]
 
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Short Movie
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Rogue Assassin
[2012]
 
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Movie | Action
A band of black water operatives get wiped out while in Northern Iraq. The sole survivor is left alone to fend for his life. While trying to fend for himself, he befriends a native.
The American Revolution
[1994]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History, War | 50min
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Thorough documentary of how the American Colonies rebelled against England and the personalities involved in the creation of a new nation.
The Art of 'The Sting'
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 56min
Recon
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, Short | 10min
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A troubled detective enters a simulation of the last few minutes of a woman's life in order to catch a spree-killer.
America in the '40s
[1998]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 3h
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 30min
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Documentary | Documentary
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Documentary overview celebrating laughter through the work of the late comedy writer/director Colin Higgins known for "Harold and Maude", "Foul Play", "Silver Streak", "Nine to Five" and other feature films.
Scarface
[1983]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 50min
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In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Family Guy
[1998]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 22min
In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
[2000]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | 1h 47min
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In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
Dog Day Afternoon
[1975]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 2h 5min
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A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
The Sting
[1973]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 2h 9min
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Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.
Monk
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery | 47min
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Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.
The Hudsucker Proxy
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 51min
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A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Everybody Loves Raymond
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Family | 22min
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The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family.
Tootsie
[1982]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 56min
Directed by:
Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.
Dick Tracy
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 45min
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The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob.
One Fine Day
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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The lives of two strangers and their young children unexpectedly intersect on one hectic, stressful day in New York City.
Rescue Me
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 42min
Tommy Gavin deals with the fears of his job as a firefighter and seeing his ex-wife dating other men.
State and Main
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 45min
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A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.
I.Q.
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 40min
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Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
Desperation
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 2h 11min
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When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
The Muppet Movie
[1979]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 35min
Kermit and his new found friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit.
Everwood
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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A widowed brain surgeon from Manhattan moves his two children to the small mountain town of Everwood, Colorado.
Good Dick
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 26min
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A look at the relationship between a lonely introverted girl and a young video store clerk vying for her attention.
The Last Supper
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 32min
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A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
The Final Countdown
[1980]
 
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Movie | Action, Sci-Fi | 1h 43min
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A modern aircraft carrier is thrown back in time to 1941 near Hawaii, just hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Early Edition
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 41min
His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.
The 85th Annual Academy Awards
[2013]
 
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TV Special | 3h 35min
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Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards.
Home for the Holidays
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 43min
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After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.
The Man with One Red Shoe
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Thriller | 1h 32min
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A man picked randomly out of a crowd is made the target of CIA survelliance and pursuit.
Deal
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 26min
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As an ex-gambler teaches a hot-shot college kid some things about playing cards, he finds himself pulled into the world series of poker, where his protégé is his toughest competition.
The Fury
[1978]
 
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Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 58min
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A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Death of a Salesman
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h 16min
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An aging traveling salesman recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it.
To Be or Not to Be
[1983]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 47min
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A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while he's on stage which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape.
Movie | Comedy, Musical | 1h 54min
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A town's sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a TV reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
The Front Page
[1974]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 45min
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As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.
Video | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 14min
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Littlefoot's grandfather is dreadfully ill and a golden flower is the only hope to cure him, but it lies within the land of the Mists so Littlefoot and his friends Cera, Ducky, Petrie, Spike and newcomer, Ali, journey through the mists to find it. Mayhem and danger await around every turn!
The Grass Harp
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 47min
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After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city slicker comes to town and convinces Verena to market Dolly's locally-famous tonic, Dolly finally gets some backbone, refuses to divulge the formula, and heads for a tree house with Collin and Catherine, the loyal... see more
Cybill
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two daughters, headstrong Zoey and agreeable Rachel.
Breakheart Pass
[1975]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Western | 1h 35min
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John Deakin is being transported, as a prisoner, on a train with supplies and medicine to Fort Humboldt, Nevada.
Sharky's Machine
[1981]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h 2min
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Tom Sharky is demoted to vice after a bust goes terribly wrong. He and his team stumble across a mob murder tied to prostitution and government.
Solarbabies
[1986]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 34min
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In a post-apocalyptic future ruled by the military, a group of renegade teenage orphans find a legendary orb, Bohdai, that can supposedly bring the rain back to dried up Earth.
Local Color
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 47min
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A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The two form what appears to be at first a tenuous relationship. The kid wants to learn all the secrets the master has locked away inside his head and heart... see more
The Hindenburg
[1975]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, History | 2h 5min
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A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames.
Jazz
[2001]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary, History, Music | 1h 54min
A survey of the musical form's history and major talents.
A Bunch of Amateurs
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 36min
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A sleazy Hollywood agent tricks one of his clients, a faded action star, into playing King Lear in an amateur charity production in England.
Jerry and Tom
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 47min
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Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his old friend Karl.
The Music of Chance
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 38min
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Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league.
iMurders
[2008]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Horror | 1h 34min
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A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
Hi, Mom!
[1970]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 27min
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A Vietnam vet moves into an apartment and views in other people's windows across the street, meets one of the women, and discovers black theater.
Now and Again
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 45min
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When Michael Wiseman is killed in a tragic subway accident, the U.S. government covertly makes him an offer he can't refuse; they "keep his brain alive" and place it into a new, genetically bio-engineered body. The doctor in charge of the experiment has grand plans for him, but all Michael wants is to get back to his grieving wife and daughter. For security reasons, the government forbids such contact..... see more
Meatballs III: Summer Job
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 36min
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The ghost of a dead porn star comes to Earth to help a nerd with his sex life.
Twilight's Last Gleaming
[1977]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h 26min
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A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President's most trusted advisors.
Shannon's Rainbow
[2009]
 
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Movie | Family | 1h 32min
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The death of a teenager's father leaves her orphaned until she discovers the mother she never knew. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer. Together they win races and form new bonds that lead her back to happiness.
The Life Zone
[2011]
 
My rating
Movie | Thriller | 1h 21min
Directed by:
Kidnapped by a mysterious figure, three women find themselves trapped in an abandoned hospital.
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards
[2013]
 
My rating
TV Special
Directed by:
An awards ceremony honoring the best in American primetime television programming.
Arli$$
[1996]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Sport | 30min
Created by:
Arliss Michaels is not a sports agent, he is a sports super agent. To his athletes, and to the world around them, he is God. He is like Jerry Maguire, but without a conscience.
Starting Over
[1979]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 45min
Directed by:
A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This affects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel.
Stick
[1985]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 49min
Directed by:
Ernest 'Stick' Stickley returns from prison, and very soon he gets involved with his old friend in a drug-running deal that goes sour. Hired by a rich investor, he tries to walk the line, but trouble follows him throughout as he tries to collect a debt and make up for lost time with his daughter. Stick also finds a new flame with a financial wiz and gets set to enjoy a new life, but Chucky and Nestor... see more
The Golden Boys
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 37min
Directed by:
A romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marriage.
Dinner for Five
[2001]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
Actor/Director Jon Favreau hosts an evening with four Hollywood friends (four different people or combinations of people each episode), who casually discuss the craft of acting and the business of celebrity over dinner.
Baretta
[1975]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
Created by:
The cases of maverick undercover New York City detective Tony Baretta.
Mr. St. Nick
[2002]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 40min
Directed by:
King Nicholas XX is ready to retire and pass the throne to his son, Nick St Nicholas. But Nick is a no-show, preferring his lavish seaside lifestyle and his sexy girlfriend. Only a miracle can save Christmas.
Evening Shade
[1990]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
In this laid-back comedy, Wood Newton is a former pro American Football player who has retired and returned to his childhood home, the small town of Evening Shade, Arkansas. He's now the coach of the local high school American...
The L.A. Riot Spectacular
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 20min
Directed by:
"The L.A. Riot Spectacular", an equal opportunity offender, is a surreal, funny, and provocative view of the participants and psychology that fueled the epochal 1992 events.
Mrs. Santa Claus
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multicultural neighborhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s.
Break
[2008]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 23min
Directed by:
A terminally ill crime boss, known only as The Man, hires a hit man named Frank to carry out his own assassination as well as the assassination of The Woman he loves. When The Woman turns out to be Frank's long lost lover, he turns against The Man becoming the target himself.
Brenda Starr
[1989]
 
My rating
Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Romance | 1h 33min
Directed by:
Mike is a struggling artist who draws the 'Brenda Starr' strip for the papers. When Brenda comes to life in the strip and sees how unappreciated she is by Mike, she leaves the strip. To get her back, and keep his job, Mike draws himself into the strip. In her world, Brenda Starr is the Ace Reporter for the New York Flash. She is talented, fearless, smart and a very snappy dresser. The only competition... see more
Big Trouble
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
Directed by:
Insurance agent plots with client to kill her nutty husband.
I Walk the Line
[1970]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 37min
Directed by:
Henry Tawes is the sheriff in a small town in Tennessee. A man of strong moral fibre, he is always quick to judge others and follows the law zealously. Then he meets Alma, a young beautiful girl who turns his world upside down. Unable to ignore his feelings, he starts having an affair with her. But in a small town nothing is secret for long.
Hi-Life
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 22min
Directed by:
Jimmy needs $900 to clear a gambling debt but a series of lies leads to Ray trying to raise the cash from friend's who owe him money.
Detective
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 51min
Directed by:
Detective Sergeant Malcolm Ainslie, a Catholic priest turned distinguished investigator for the police, has agreed to hear the confession of a convicted serial killer sentenced to death in a just a matter of hours. What he promises to reveal to Ainslie is the truth behind the crimes and the reason he confessed to the one crime Ainslie doesn't even believe he committed. What unfolds between the two... see more
Documentary | Documentary, History, Music | 1h 51min
Directed by:
In their own words, and not a moment too soon - 'Broadway' tells the stories of our theatrical legends, how they came to New York, and how they created this legendary century in American theatre. This may be the last chance that these stories may be documented, for unlike film and television, live theatre exists only in the memories of those who were there watching, or more importantly, creating this... see more
Bleacher Bums
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 1h 55min
Directed by:
A day in the life of a group of gambling buddies, as they sit in on their beloved baseball team game.
The High Chaparral
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Western | 1h
Created by:
The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in 1870s. Big John wants to establish his cattle empire despite Indian hostility. He's aided by brother Buck and son Billy Blue. When Blue's mother was killed (in the first episode) John united his family with the powerful Montoyas by marrying their daughter Victoria (whose brother Manolito now lives with them as well).
Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 34min
Directed by:
Two cops, a rookie and his partner, a veteran, are increasingly troubled by wild and illegal behavior of some of their colleagues. At first they try to ignore it, but it soon proves to be impossible to ignore.
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
A look at the 100 most thrilling films in over 100 years of American cinema.
The Greek Tycoon
[1978]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 47min
Directed by:
The life of the Greek tycoon Aristotelis Onassis.
The 67th Annual Tony Awards
[2013]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, Music, Musical | 2h
Directed by:
Awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway.
Miracle Dogs Too
[2006]
 
My rating
Video | Drama, Family | 1h 25min
Directed by:
Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
A Constant Forge
[2000]
 
My rating
Documentary | 3h 20min
Directed by:
A look at the life, times, and art of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes through interviews with his family, friends, and admirers of his work.
The Password Is Courage
[1962]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 1h 56min
Directed by:
A World War II British officer named Charles Coward, having been captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, among many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross.
Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 55min
Directed by:
Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Documentary | Crime, Documentary, Drama | 1h 38min
Directed by:
Federal officer with the Department of Homeland Security discovers a national security breach related to the entry of 23 aliens from terrorist countries into the United States. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, former head of the DEA Robert Bonner can't afford any more media scrutiny, since his incompetence was already exposed in the NASA 'Challenger' disaster. To avoid the scandal, the full... see more
Mother Ghost
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 16min
Directed by:
Keith Bennets mother passed away a year ago, and he feels like he has moved on with his life, until one morning his mothers jewelry shows up on Keiths bathroom sink. The same jewelry she was buried in. Keith tells his wife Karen, about the jewelry and that is the last straw. She claims he is distant and has shut her out. Now he thinks he is seeing things that aren't there and if things don't improve... see more
A Very Married Christmas
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 25min
Directed by:
Lighthearted Christmas TV Movie about a man whose quiet, boring life begins to unravel when he finds out that his wife is having an affair and wants a divorce. Only after he meets a volunteer Santa, is he able to experience what a true Christmas miracle can be.
River's End
[2005]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Crime | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Corbin plays a fictional Menard County sheriff who uses country savvy and cowboy logic to straighten out his angry teen-aged grandson, Clay, a high school senior who can't seem to stay out of trouble.
In Search of Dr. Seuss
[1994]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Animation, Biography, Comedy | 1h 30min
Directed by:
A nosy reporter wants to find out all she can about Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, and gets told the real facts by several of his characters, with large snippets of his stories and songs interspersed.
Movie | Drama | 2h
Directed by:
The story of famed Houston Astros Fastball Pitcher J.R. Richard, from his high school days in Louisiana, his first round draft pick in 1969, to the massive stroke he suffered in 1980, to his abandonment by the only team he ever played for, to his living as a homeless man under a Houston bridge, to his Resurrection by friends and fans back into baseball.
The Last Producer
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 30min
Directed by:
An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
The Story Lady
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 34min
Directed by:
When Grace comes to live with her daughter and son-in-law, she is eager to find a way to be useful in the community. She loves to read stories to children, and decides to read one on public access television. The response is so strong that a large company hears about it and offers her a television series. Her life becomes complicated as she is forced to make some serious decisions. Through it all,... see more
The Great Fight
[2011]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 21min
Directed by:
The rare story of an autistic sauvant, whose prodigious skill is fighting - and maybe more.
Étoile
[1989]
 
My rating
Movie | Fantasy, Romance, Thriller | 1h 41min
Directed by:
An American ballerina arrives in Hungary to enroll in a ballet school and it soon becomes apparent that things are not what they seem.
TV Series | Biography, Documentary, History | 3h 1min
Directed by:
The story of Elizabeth Stanton and Susan B. Anthony and their life long fight to bring equal rights to women.
One Last Ride
[2004]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 28min
Directed by:
An emotionally gripping look at a man's personal battle to end a self-destructive path of compulsive gambling.
Unbeatable Harold
[2006]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 22min
Directed by:
A wannabe Elvis meets his true love, the best waitress in the West.
A Chance of Snow
[1998]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 27min
Directed by:
After signing her divorce papers, a woman heads out to her Minnesota airport with her sister and daughters for a flight to her mother's home. At the airport, her sportswriter husband shows up to catch a flight to Miami to visit his father. When a blizzard hits, the two suddenly find they have time to re-evaluate their relationship with assistance from an older couple.
Captains and the Kings
[1976]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Drama | 9h
Rags-to-riches tale of an Irish immigrant in late 1800s.
Shelter
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 32min
Directed by:
A US Treasury Agent finds himself in opposition with his fellow agents who are involved in gun running. This puts him on the run and into the hands of a Greek mafia chief whom he saves from an assassination attempt by the agency. Actually he had become attracted to the mafia chief's wife, who reminds him of his comatose wife, and in saving her also saved the chief. All of which sets up an affair between... see more
Documentary | Action, Animation, Documentary | 47min
Directed by:
While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.
The Directors
[1997]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.
Switch
[1975]
 
My rating
TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 30min
Created by:
An ex-cop and an ex-con start their own detective agency.
TV Movie | Western | 4h
Directed by:
Brady Hawkes and Billy Montana join forces once again in this new adventure. This time around their goal is to help the Sioux fight the government and get the supplies they need. They also uncover corruption within a government outpost and find themselves in a dangerous position.
Very Mean Men
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 33min
Directed by:
A bartender wants rid of an obnoxious drunk but not until the drunk has left a decent tip. So the bartender tells the story of two mobster families, the Minettis who work out of an Italian restaurant in the East San Fernando Valley, and the Mulroneys who work out of an Irish pub in the West San Fernando Valley. Mob war breaks out when one of the Minetti "boys" stiffs Big Paddy's daughter on her tip... see more
The Pursuit of Happiness
[1971]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
Directed by:
A young college student is sent to prison as much for killing a pedestrian with his car as for not paying his parking tickets. When the opportunity presents itself he escapes and is subsequently on the run with his girlfriend. But how long can this situation last?
A Woman of Independent Means
[1995]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Drama | 5h 16min
Directed by:
Bess Steed marries her childhood sweetheart in the early part of the 20th century and begins a life in the high society of Dallas, Texas. As time goes by, things do not work out as she expects. Her husband dies of influenza, and she finds that she must pick up and carry along with her life. She proves to be a strong, commited, and loving individual who attracts new loves into her life and finds that... see more
The Drum Beats Twice
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 21min
Directed by:
John Carreck (Kenneth Del Vecchio), a Vietnam War hero and police officer, is attacked and left without sight, speech, and his hands, taking away all his means of communication. His wife (Daytime TV star Lisa Peluso) leaves him, and his mother (Eileen Fulton, 2004 Emmy Lifetime Achievement Winner) and doctor (Richard Barclay) have given up on him.
Intimate Portrait
[1993]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."
Turn of Faith
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 36min
Directed by:
The story of three friends who grew up in the same tough neighborhood and chose three very different paths. Joey became a cop, Frank became a priest, and Bobby went into the family business. No matter what happened, their loyalty was always to each other... until their friendship was given the ultimate test. Philly Russo, a father figure to the three friends, turns out not to be the man they once thought... see more
Roomates
[1994]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
Directed by:
The story of a macho straight and a well-educated gay man who have to share an apartment at a half-way house for aids-patients. Slowly they become friends.
The Muppets Go Hollywood
[1979]
 
My rating
TV Special | Comedy, Family | 1h
Directed by:
Chicken Soup for the Soul
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama, Family | 1h
Directed by:
Real life scenarios about how people deal with certain problems.
The Return of Eliot Ness
[1991]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h
Directed by:
Detective Eliot Ness comes back to town to fight corruption and avenge a former partner's murder with the help of the son.
Deadhead Miles
[1973]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
Directed by:
The story of a long-distance trucker and his experiences on the road.
The Kennedys of Massachusetts
[1990]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Drama | 4h 38min
Directed by:
This sweeping mini-series profiling the Kennedy family ran three nights. The film chronicles 55 years in the lives of the family opening in 1906 with the marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, a Harvard graduate, to Rose Fitzgerald, the daughter of Boston's Mayor. The first night focuses on the marriage's troubled years and Rose's strength in developing a real family. The second night covered the years of... see more
Dinner at Eight
[1989]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat oblivious to the health and financial problems of her husband.
N.Y.P.D.
[1967]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama | 30min
The three detectives fight every kind of criminal all over New York City. The show featured many actual New York locations, as well as episodes based on real New York police cases.
Fatal Sky
[1990]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Sci-Fi | 1h 32min
Directed by:
In Norway a military plane crashes under mysterious circumstances: in his last message the pilot reported many lights falling from the sky. The NATO wants to play down the incident, but the famous TV moderator George Abbot and the no less persistent journalist Milker sense a sensational story about UFOs and start snooping around in the area with help of pilot "Bird" McNamara. Inspired by the suspiciously... see more
Tall Tales & Legends
[1985]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Family
An anthology series that showcases various mythical characters and incidents throughout history.
The 56th Annual Academy Awards
[1984]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
Case Closed
[1988]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
Directed by:
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 28min
Directed by:
A cocky Harvard graduate transports a load of marijuana from Boston to Berkeley, California. His girlfriend gets busted with the second load. He and a friend go against a dirty cop and a Cuban gangster to get the load and the girl back.
Mister Roberts
[1984]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 40min
Directed by:
Set aboard a navy cargo ship during World War II, this comedic drama follows Lt. Doug Roberts (Robert Hays, Airplane!), who battles boredom and a tyrannical captain to the admiration of Ensign Pulver, Doc, and the crew.
Stiletto
[1969]
 
My rating
Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 38min
Directed by:
A rich, jet-setting playboy has a secret life: he's also a professional Mafia hitman. When he decides it's time to retire from that life, he finds that his former employers don't like the idea that someone who knows so much about them won't be under their control anymore, and decide to send their own hitmen to eliminate him.
Prime Target
[1989]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 40min
Directed by:
In this crime drama, a NYPD detective looks into the deaths of several policewomen and discovers that she is to be the killer's next victim. In HD.
TV Series | Documentary | 50min
A six hour series exploring the 100 year evolution of sexuality and censorship in motion pictures.
Three Chris's
[2010]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy
A film about Jesus, Santa Claus and a guy named Chris, all living together.
Hawk
[1966]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
Created by:
The crimebusting techniques of Native American detective John Hawk of the New York City DA's office.
Orleans
[1997]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 1h
Directed by:
East Side/West Side
[1963]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 1h
Directed by:
Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City; his boss is Frieda Hechlinger; and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child abuse, drug abuse, rip-offs of the welfare system, crime, etc., i.e., all of the problems of the inner city.
Citizen Baines
[2000]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 1h
Directed by:
A defeated senator returns home to reconnect with his three grown daughters.
Dolly
[1987]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Music | 1h
Directed by:
Dolly Parton's second short-lived variety series.
Performance
[1992]
 
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