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David Strathairn
Born January 26, 1949 (age 70)
David Russell Strathairn (born January 26, 1949) is an American actor.
Strathairn came to prominence in the 1980s and the 1990s performing in the films of his college classmate John Sayles, including Return of the Secaucus 7 (his screen debut), The Brother from Another Planet, Matewan, City of Hope, Eight Men Out, and Limbo. Strathairn was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying... full bio
Lincoln
[2012]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 30min
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As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
An Interview with God
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 37min
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An up-and-coming journalist finds his world and faith increasingly challenged when he's granted the interview of a lifetime - with someone who claims to be God.
Fracture
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 53min
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An attorney, intent on climbing the career ladder toward success, finds an unlikely opponent in a manipulative criminal he is trying to prosecute.
The Spiderwick Chronicles
[2008]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 1h 36min
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Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Good Night, and Good Luck.
[2005]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 33min
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Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.
Alphas
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 44min
Alphas is a science fiction drama focusing on a team that investigates people with supernatural abilities.
Temple Grandin
[2010]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 47min
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.
November Criminals
[2017]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 25min
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After his friend is murdered, a Washington, D.C. teenager undertakes his own investigation of the crime.
The River Wild
[1994]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Crime | 1h 51min
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Rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.
Hemingway & Gellhorn
[2012]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 2h 35min
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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.
Limbo
[1999]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | 2h 6min
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In an economically devastated Alaskan town, a fisherman with a troublesome past dates a woman whose young daughter does not approve of him. When he witnesses the murder of his shady brother, he, the woman and the kid run to the wilderness.
Losing Isaiah
[1995]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 51min
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The natural and adoptive mothers of a young boy are involved in a bitter, controversial custody battle.
Blue Car
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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A troubled young woman is encouraged by a teacher to enter a poetry contest.
The Debt
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 39min
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Set against the backdrop of an international finance deal in New York and Peru, Oliver's Deal is an intense political drama which explores how far people will go to get what they want.
No God, No Master
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 1h 34min
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When a series of package bombs show up on the doorsteps of prominent politicians and businessmen in the summer of 1919, U.S. Bureau of Investigation Agent William Flynn (Strathairn) is assigned the task of finding those responsible. He becomes immersed in an investigation that uncovers an anarchist plot to destroy democracy. Inspired by true events of the 20s the film sets the stage for a timely thriller... see more
Heavens Fall
[2006]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 45min
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Two young woman accuse nine black youths of rape in the segregated South.
Steel Toes
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 27min
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Rage and intolerance collide with compassion Academy-Award nominated David Strathairn portrays Danny Dunkleman, a Jewish liberal humanist, and the court-appointed lawyer representing Mike Downey, a Neo-Nazi Skinhead on trial for the racially motivated murder of an East Indian immigrant. Steel Toes takes us into the intense and fiery relationship that develops between these two men as they explore their... see more
Evidence of Blood
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 49min
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When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered. Together with the daughter of the man convicted of the crime, they find themselves caught up in a conspiracy of devastating proportions... but even more, as the story moves on to its terrifying climax, it also reveals... see more
The Sensation of Sight
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 14min
This off-beat drama about man's search for meaning amidst the ache of despair chronicles Finn, an introspective English teacher entering a mid-life crisis impelled by a recent tragedy, as he sets afoot selling encyclopedias to the town locals.
Fast Color
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 40min
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A woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. Years after having abandoned her family, the only place she has left to hide is home.
With Friends Like These...
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 45min
Four small-time two-bit character actors, all close friends, are competing for same important part in the next Martin Scorsese mob film.
TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 3h 20min
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True story about the cat and mouse game between the FBI trying to find a Soviet mole in their ranks and Robert Hanssen, one of the top FBI agents and said mole.
Ball in the House
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 35min
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A troubled 17-year-old struggles to adjust to life after rehab.
The Giraffe
[1998]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 43min
Lena Katz, who is German, and David Fish, who is American, are Jews who live in New York. When Lena's mother, who arrives from Germany, meets her at a hotel, she finds an almost-dead woman lying on the hotel floor. She accompanies the injured woman to the hospital and meets David, who is the woman's son. After David's mother dies from the injuries, a question remains: was she murdered? The trail leads... see more
The Climb
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 38min
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John Langer, a crusty old civic engineer, has an arsenal full of memories. With irreverent wit, he rattles on, in his irascible humorous style, burning his spicy stories into the imagination of a young neighbor kid, Danny Himes. Danny is a gifted, spirited athlete with something to prove. Worldly, old man Langer has turned his back on proving anything at all. It's post WWII. Danny's father, Earl, did... see more
A Good Baby
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 27min
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A young loner wandering the back roads of North Carolina comes across an abandoned baby. He immediately starts seeking the baby's parents, but starts developing a bond with the child that explores his own isolated roots. In true bad guy fashion, a traveling salesman appears and truths about the baby's origin start to unravel.
Bad Manners
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 28min
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Wes and Nancy are a married academics couple. One day they host Nancy's long-ago lover Matt and his current sexy girlfriend Kim. Matt is a musician and Kim is a computer specialist who helped Matt to make some discovery in his science. Wes suspects Kim of stealing 50 dollars from him and that starts tension, intrigues, mistrust.
O Pioneers!
[1992]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 39min
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Alexandra Bergson inherits the family farm and struggles to carve a home and a fortune from the windswept prairie. Along the way, she forfeits her one chance for love, but never forgets the teenager who stirred her heart. He returns 15 years later and rekindles within Alexandra a long-buried dream and newfound desire. Willa Cather's famous novel comes stirringly to life in this made-for-TV movie.
Day One
[1989]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 2h 21min
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Based on true events surrounding the creation of the atomic bomb, this drama follows the complicated relationship between physicist Leo Szilard, scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and Gen. Leslie Groves. Assigned to oversee the project, Groves chooses Oppenheimer to build the historic bomb. But, when World War II inspires the government to use the weapon, Szilard reconsiders his opinions about atomic... see more
The Shovel
[2006]
 
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Short Movie | Mystery, Short | 15min
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When Paul Mullin discovers his neighbor digging a hole on the middle of the night, he writes it off as simply a bizarre encounter. Until the neighbor - and his wife - disappear. Paul calls on the local sheriff to help unearth the truth and finds out that in a small town some secrets are better left buried.
Paradise
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up an extensive TV empire. When their proposal to merge with a somewhat tarnished mogul is investigated by the government, skeletons in the Paradise closet come to light... see more
Beyond the Call
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 41min
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Russell Gates is a Vietnam vet on death row for killing a policeman. His childhood sweetheart, Pam O'Brien, is stunned to learn this and does not believe he could commit such a crime. She writes to him much to the dismay of her husband Keith and becomes obsessed with the case, exploring every avenue that may still be open to the doomed man. The trips to the prison take a toll on both her marriage and... see more
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 28min
Based on a true story, this film focuses on James Brady, the press secretary to Ronald Reagan who was severely injured in an attempt on the president's life. When John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill Reagan, he also shoots Brady. Although Brady recuperates, he is left partially paralyzed and continues to heal with the support of his wife, Sarah. The shooting inspires Brady to seek stricter gun control laws... see more
Movie | Drama | 1h 44min
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This film is made up of three segments that share no plot but have a general thematic relationship. In the first segment, Virginia and her three children are left by her shiftless husband and she is courted by an old beau who is now married. In the second, a divorced woman reacts to some unexpected revelations from her aged father. In the third, childless, middle-aged social worker is swept into an... see more
The American Clock
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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This film is based on Arthur Miller's recollection of the events of the 1930's Depression. In the film, John Rubinstein, Mary McDonnell, and Loren Dean are all members of an upper class family who find the world completely changed when they lose everything in the Stock Market crashes. Dean, a college age young man, who now faces no possibility of entering college, decides to go on the road to see what... see more
Area 51: Declassified
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
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The Supreme Court
[2007]
 
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TV Series | History | 4h
Stand Off
[1994]
 
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Movie | Thriller
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Godzilla
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 3min
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The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.
The Bourne Ultimatum
[2007]
 
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Movie | Action, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 55min
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Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.
Darkest Hour
[2017]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History, War | 2h 5min
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In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire.
The Bourne Legacy
[2012]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Mystery | 2h 15min
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An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
House
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Mystery | 44min
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.
The Blacklist
[2013]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 43min
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A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.
UFO
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 28min
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A college student, who sees a UFO, uses his exceptional math skills to investigate the sighting with his friends while the FBI follows closely behind.
L.A. Confidential
[1997]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 18min
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As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Billions
[2016]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures.
The Sopranos
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 55min
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New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life that affect his mental state, leading him to seek professional psychiatric counseling.
The Uninvited
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1h 27min
Anna returns home after a stint in a mental hospital, but her recovery is jeopardized by her cruel stepmother and ghastly visions of her dead mother.
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 2min
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As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
McMafia
[2018]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h
Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend, Rebecca. But when a murder unearths his family's past, Alex is drawn into the criminal underworld where he must confront his values to protect those he loves.
We Are Marshall
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 2h 11min
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When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
The Firm
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 34min
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A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.
My Blueberry Nights
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 35min
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A young loney woman takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way.
A League of Their Own
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Family | 2h 8min
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Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
The Whistleblower
[2010]
 
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Movie | Action, Biography, Crime | 1h 52min
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A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex scandal.
American Pastoral
[2016]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 48min
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An All-American college star and his beauty queen wife watch their seemingly perfect life fall apart as their daughter joins the turmoil of '60s America.
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.
Louder Than Bombs
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 49min
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The fractious family of a father and his two sons confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife and mother, a famed war photographer.
Dolores Claiborne
[1995]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 12min
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A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.
Howl
[2010]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 24min
As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.
Twisted
[2004]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 37min
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Jessica, whose father killed her mother and committed suicide, is a police officer. While investigating a murder, she finds herself in the center of her own investigation, when her former lovers start being murdered.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 56min
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Lovers' lives are complicated by city law, feuding faerie royalty, and... love.
Simon Birch
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Family | 1h 54min
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A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.
Memphis Belle
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, War | 1h 47min
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In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.
Cold Souls
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 41min
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Paul is an actor who feels bogged down by his participation in a production of Chekov's play, Vanya.
The Tempest
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 50min
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Shakespeare's epic play is translated from page to screen, with the gender of the main character, Prospero, changed from male to female.
The Notorious Bettie Page
[2005]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 31min
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The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos.
Z: The Beginning of Everything
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Drama | 27min
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Z is a biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Starring Christina Ricci (Monster) as Zelda Fitzgerald, Z starts before she meets the unpublished writer F. Scott Fitzgerald (David Hoflin), and moves through their passionate, turbulent love... see more
Eight Men Out
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Sport | 1h 59min
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A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Bob Roberts
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 42min
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A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.
Silkwood
[1983]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 11min
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A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
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.
At Close Range
[1986]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 51min
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In 1978 rural Pennsylvania an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons and they become intrigued with romanticized life of crime.
Harrison's Flowers
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 2h 1min
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When a Newsweek photojournalist disappears in war-torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him.
Axe Cop
[2012]
 
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TV Series | Action, Animation, Comedy | 15min
The adventures of an axe-wielding police officer dedicated to killing the various bad guys he comes across.
Matewan
[1987]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 2h 15min
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A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Love, Marilyn
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 47min
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Modern day celebrities interpret excerpts from memoirs written by people who knew Marilyn Monroe as well as her recently discovered personal journals and letters.
Mother Night
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 1h 54min
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An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.
A Map of the World
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 5min
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A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property.
Passion Fish
[1992]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 15min
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May-Alice Culhane was a successful soap opera star, but a car accident has left her bound to a wheelchair. She returns to her now-empty family home in the bayous of Louisiana which she had eagerly left years before. She drinks heavily and vents her bitterness on the succession of nurses who are hired to take care of her and immediately quit because she is so unbearable. Chantelle is the latest of these... see more
Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 48min
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A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem.
Iceman
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sci-Fi | 1h 40min
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A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.
Los Angeles Plays Itself
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 2h 49min
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A documentary on how Los Angeles has been used and depicted in the movies.
Missing in America
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 42min
A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (David Strathairn) and his young Amerasian daughter (newcomer Zoe Weizenbaum).
Lost in Yonkers
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 54min
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In the summer of 1942, two young boys are sent to stay with their stern grandmother and their childlike aunt in Yonkers, New York.
Dominick and Eugene
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 51min
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Dominick and Eugene are twins, but Dominick is a little bit slow due do an accident in his youth. They live together, with Dominick working as garbage man to put Eugene through medical school. Their relationship becomes strained when Eugene must decide between his devotion to his brother, or his need to go away to complete his training. Things are also not helped by Dominick's co-worker, or Eugene's... see more
The 78th Annual Academy Awards
[2006]
 
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TV Special | Music | 3h 34min
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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).
Trumbo
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 36min
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Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. Trumbo was one of several writers, directors, and actors who invoked the First Amendment in refusing to answer questions under oath. They were blacklisted and imprisoned. We follow Trumbo to prison, to exile in Mexico... see more
Maladies
[2012]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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A talented and successful actor retires at a young age due to a perceived mental illness. Now living in a small town with his deranged sister and his best friend, we watch as their Maladies intertwine.
TV Special
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The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais
The Miracle Worker
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 35min
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A television remake of William Gibson's classic play about Annie Sullivan's efforts to draw Helen Keller from her world of darkness, blindness, deafness and silence.
City of Hope
[1991]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 9min
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City of Hope is a portrait of a typical middle-sized American city of the present day. The crux of the story is an old apartment block which stands in the way of a major commercial development. Joe Rinaldi is the building contractor who owns the buildings, and is being pressured to torch them to permit the development to occur. His estranged son, Nick, soon becomes a pawn in the power politics of the... see more
Movie | Comedy | 1h 36min
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A girl fed up with her quirky, disfunctional family runs away from home, casusing all of them to spend time with eachother.
Lathe of Heaven
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Sci-Fi | 1h 31min
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In a near future society a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first but soon decides to use him for his own gain.
Wiseguy
[1987]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional Italian city neighborhood form the underlying dramatic base throughout the series, bringing him into conflict with his conservative mother and other family members while acting undercover as syndicate enforcer. The segments... see more
A Dangerous Woman
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 42min
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Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her compulsive truth-telling leads her to report to the boss that another employee has been stealing from the cash register. The thief, in turn, accuses Martha, and she loses her job. In the mean time, a mysterious stranger... see more
Spenser: For Hire
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.
In the Gloaming
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 7min
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Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.
Return of the Secaucus Seven
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 44min
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Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Freedom Song
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 52min
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A tale about a young man's bout in the 1960's in Mississippi before Blacks were allowed to vote and did sit ins at White establishments. The harrowing ordeals people wanting the same opportunities had to go through.
The People Speak
[2009]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 53min
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A look at America's struggles with war, class, race and women's rights. based on Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States."
Son of the Morning Star
[1991]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, History, Western | 3h 7min
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The story of George Custer, Crazy Horse and the events prior to the battle of the Little Bighorn, told from the different perspectives of two women.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 15min
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Hollywoods biggest talents explore what is the recipe for blockbuster, flops, and how absolute happenstance and controlled luck can make movie magic.
Stars and Bars
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 34min
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A British art expert travels across America in order to purchase a rare Renoir painting in the South but comes across some crazy characters in the process.
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
[2010]
 
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TV Special
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Lovesick
[1983]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 35min
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A psychiatrist who falls in love with a patient is visited by the spirit of Sigmund Freud, who gives him advice on how to handle it.
American Masters
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charles Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holiday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
Racing Daylight
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 23min
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Sadie thinks she's going insane. Edmund is sure he's being haunted. And Henry, well Henry's just racing daylight.
Call Me
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 36min
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A journalist agrees to meet an obscene caller at a bar, and ends up witnessing a murder.
Kingdom Come
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Drama | 1h 27min
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Chronicling first-time filmmaker Daniel Gillies' struggle to finance his independent feature film, Broken Kingdom, and featuring other filmmakers' stories of their own adventures in indie cinema.
Matters of Life and Death
[2007]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Short | 28min
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Three siblings struggle to maintain control of their lives after the unexpected death of their parents thrusts them into an uncertain world of adulthood.
TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 30min
Created by:
Molly Dodd was a mid-30s, divorced woman living in New York and facing the comedy and drama of a widely changing career, difficulties of apartment living, love life and its consequences, and so on.
Documentary | Documentary
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HBO First Look
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, Short | 13min
Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.
When Nature Calls
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 25min
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When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.
Judgment
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.
Broken Vows
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 1h 35min
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A ghetto priest has doubts about his calling and when he gives the last rites to a murder victim, he decides to help the man's girlfriend find his killers.
Big Apple
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
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The FBI and the New York Police Department battle to keep the mob from taking a bite out of the Big Apple.
Lincoln@Gettysburg
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 55min
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An examination of how President Abraham Lincoln used contemporary telecommunications to his maximum advantage in the American Civil War.
Heat Wave
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 40min
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The events that led to the 1965's racial riots in Watts, Los Angeles, are covered by a black messenger-turned-reporter at the L.A. Times, as he was one of the first correspondents to arrive at the scene. The movie also follows the troubled times he, his family and friends went through in one of the most tense and sad moments in American history.
The Feud
[1989]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 37min
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When Dolf Beeler enters Bud Bullard's hardware store with his cigar lit and ignores the no-smoking store policy, this small faux pas turns into an escalating fiery feud. However, not all members of the two families hate each other.
Search for Tomorrow
[1951]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Romance | 30min
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 28min
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2006 Independent Spirit Awards
[2006]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 49min
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Comic Con 2012 Live
[2012]
 
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TV Movie | News
Documentary | Documentary | 26min
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Take 3
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, News | 28min
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TAKE 3 is a 13 episode series that promotes the awareness of original, multi-ethnic and multicultural, feature-length films, and film shorts, that have been written, directed, or produced, primarily by independent filmmakers of color, women filmmakers and filmmakers in general that feature ethnically-diverse casting and well known popular actors. Most of the films featured in TAKE 3 have yet to receive... see more
Matadors
[2010]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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Two wealthy families in Chicago find themselves in an on-going struggle of pride and power.
Documentary | Documentary | 3h
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Documentary | Documentary | 10min
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A biographical portrait of Barack Obama.
El Magacine
[1996]
 
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TV Series | News | 1h
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The Making of 'Sneakers'
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 40min
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Godzilla: Force of Nature
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 20min
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The Gettysburg Address
[2018]
 
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Movie | History
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The complete story of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.
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