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Dustin Hoffman
Born August 8, 1937 (age 81)
Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and a director, with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. Hoffman has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1980 for Kramer vs. Kramer, and in 1989 for Rain Man.
Widely considered one of the finest actors in history, Hoffman first drew... full bio
Kung Fu Panda 3
[2016]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 35min
Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.
Movie | Crime, Drama, Fantasy | 2h 27min
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Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
Stranger Than Fiction
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 53min
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An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.
Rain Man
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 13min
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Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Hook
[1991]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 2h 22min
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When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.
The Graduate
[1967]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 46min
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A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 52min
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An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Sphere
[1998]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 2h 14min
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A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.
Outbreak
[1995]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 2h 7min
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Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?
Wag the Dog
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 37min
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Shortly before an election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war in order to cover up a presidential sex scandal.
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
[2007]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 1h 33min
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Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium, the 243-year-old eccentric who owns the store, bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once-remarkable Emporium.
The Tale of Despereaux
[2008]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 33min
When you are so small, even for a mouse, the world can be a dangerous place, but when your heart is brave, nothing can stand against your dreams.
Kramer vs. Kramer
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Papillon
[1973]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 2h 31min
A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Tootsie
[1982]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 56min
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Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.
All the President's Men
[1976]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 18min
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"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.
Confidence
[2003]
 
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Movie | Crime, Thriller | 1h 37min
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Jake Vig (Burns) is a consummate grifter about to pull his biggest con yet, one set to avenge his friend's murder. But his last scam backfired, leaving him indebted to a mob boss (Hoffman) and his enforcer.
Midnight Cowboy
[1969]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 53min
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A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend.
Last Chance Harvey
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 33min
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In London for his daughter's wedding, a rumpled man finds his romantic spirits lifted by a new woman in his life.
Marathon Man
[1976]
 
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Movie | Crime, Thriller | 2h 5min
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A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.
Straw Dogs
[1971]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 53min
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A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.
The Choir
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 43min
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Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who recognizes a unique talent in this young boy as he pushes him to discover his creative heart and soul in music.
Mad City
[1997]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 55min
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A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.
Moonlight Mile
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 57min
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As he copes with the death of his fiancee, a young man befriends her parents and must figure out what he wants out of life.
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
[2015]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Family, Romance | 1h 28min
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A retired bachelor has a thing for his neighbour who only shows affection to her pet tortoise.
Hero
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 59min
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A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.
Little Big Man
[1970]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 2h 19min
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Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.
Luck
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Sport | 52min
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A TV series centered around characters who are tied to the same horse-racing track.
Video | Action, Animation, Short | 25min
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Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.
Kung Fu Panda Holiday
[2010]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Comedy, Short | 21min
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Po is to host the annual winter holiday feast and he struggles to meet his friends' expectations.
Billy Bathgate
[1991]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 46min
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In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
Family Business
[1989]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 50min
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Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal activity. They both have great hope for Adam, Vito's son and Jessie's grandson, who is bright, good-looking, and without a criminal past. So when Adam approaches... see more
Ishtar
[1987]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 47min
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Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime.
Lenny
[1974]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 51min
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The story of acerbic 1960s comic Lenny Bruce, whose groundbreaking, no-holds-barred style and social commentary was often deemed by the Establishment as too obscene for the public.
Video | Action, Animation, Short | 23min
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Po and the Furious Five uncover the legend of three of kung fu's greatest heroes: Master Thundering Rhino, Master Storming Ox, and Master Croc.
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.
Straight Time
[1978]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 54min
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After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer. When he is released again, he assaults the parole officer, steals his car, and returns to a life of crime.
American Buffalo
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 28min
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Long-repressed feelings of bitterness and betrayal explode when three inner-city losers plot the robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.
Agatha
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 45min
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A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with her expensive fur coat is found abandoned at the side of a country road. While the authorities initially suspect that she could have committed suicide, her pompous husband, Col. Archibald Christie, who is less than... see more
The Point
[1971]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 14min
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A father tells his son a bedtime story about young Oblio, who believes that having no point in the fantastical kingdom of pointed heads and things, still has a point.
John and Mary
[1969]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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Looks back at Watergate, the original game changer of America politics. How has Watergate changed the Presidency? What effect has the scandal had on our political leaders? And has hope and optimism forever been replaced in our national dialogue by doubt and cynicism? 2013 marks 40 years since 1973 - Watergate's most pivotal year. Reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein doggedly investigated the scandal... see more
Alfredo, Alfredo
[1972]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 38min
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Alfredo, a timid young Italian, lusts after and woos the beautiful Maria Rosa. But when he manages to marry her, he discovers life is not nearly so blissful as he expected.
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 48min
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Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.
Madigan's Millions
[1968]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 26min
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When a deported gangster dies in Italy, the U.S. treasury dept. is very interested in the $1,000,000.00 Madigan owed the government, but managed to take to Italy with him. They send agent Jason Phister over to Italy to nose out the million. His criteria for the job is that no one would ever guess he's an agent of the United States government.
Tuesday
[2001]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Comedy, Short | 13min
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On a magical Tuesday night, a group of frogs take off on a journey through the nearby neighborhood.
Against the Tide
[2009]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 42min
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'Against The Tide' examines the conflict that erupted in the American Jewish community over the best means to rescue the European Jews trying to escape the Holocaust. It tells the little known story of Peter Bergson, who tirelessly stood up against American Jewish leaders in the late 30's and early 40's in an effort to save the Jews of Europe.
Strokes of Genius
[1984]
 
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Mini Series
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A documentary series about famous contemporary painters
Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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The Kennedy Center Honors
[2012]
 
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TV Special | Musical | 2h
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Honorees: Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova and Led Zeppelin.
Freedom2speak v2.0
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, War | 1h
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 29min
A retrospective documentary with the great team behind John Schlesinger's classic thriller Marathon Man (1976) on the occasion of celebrating the 25th anniversary of the film release. Actors Dustin Hoffman, Roy Scheider and Marthe Keller, writer William Goldman and producer Robert Evans all appear many years later to recollect events about the production and their experience while working on it.
Documentary | Documentary | 52min
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'Midnight Cowboy' Revisited
[1994]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 30min
Directed by:
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Music | 1h
Directed by:
A very toned down TV version of Bette and the Harletts stage act from the mid 70's. A pure sample of what her stage show is all about. Looking fierce and serving the Divine Miss M realness. Friends, Hello in There, In the Mood and others from her first few albums are included. The TV version is good, but if you want the full experience, seek out Live At Last! Have loved her shows since day one and... see more
Sunday Father
[1969]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Short | 13min
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A divorced father ritually takes his daughter to the park on Sunday.
'Rain Man' Featurette
[1988]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 7min
The Graduate at 25
[1992]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 22min
The Graham Norton Show
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 1h
Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own chat show, which includes chatting to A-list celebrities, the very famous Red Chair game, live music, lots of jokes and fun from Graham and the celebrities themselves.
Kung Fu Panda
[2008]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 32min
The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance: However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a tyro in martial arts.
Chef
[2014]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 1h 54min
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A head chef quits his restaurant job and buys a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.
Kung Fu Panda 2
[2011]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 30min
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Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past.
The Holiday
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 2h 18min
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Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
Meet the Fockers
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 55min
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All hell breaks loose when the Byrnes family meets the Focker family for the first time.
Being John Malkovich
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 52min
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A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.
Finding Neverland
[2004]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Family | 1h 46min
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The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.
A Series of Unfortunate Events
[2004]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 48min
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When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.
The Simpsons
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 22min
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
Little Fockers
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 38min
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Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the male nurse Greg Focker, have what it takes?
The Cobbler
[2014]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 39min
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A cobbler, bored of his everyday life, stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to become other people and see the world in a different way.
Sleepers
[1996]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 2h 27min
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After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Over ten years later, they get their chance for revenge.
Runaway Jury
[2003]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h 7min
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A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Curb Your Enthusiasm
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 28min
Created by:
The life and times of [link=nm0202970] and the predicaments he gets himself into with his friends and complete strangers.
I Heart Huckabees
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 47min
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A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Rumor Has It...
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 37min
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Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film "The Graduate" -- and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.
Movie | Adventure, Biography, Drama | 2h 28min
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A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors.
The Program
[2015]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 1h 39min
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An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.
Medici: Masters of Florence
[2016]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Drama, History | 1h
A political family drama set in Florence in the early 15th century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.
Barney's Version
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 14min
The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky.
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.
Spielberg
[2017]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Documentary | 2h 27min
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A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.
Racing Stripes
[2005]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 1h 42min
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An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds.
The Lost City
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 24min
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In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950s, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent night-club owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the government of Fidel Castro. Castro's regime ultimately leads the night-club owner to flee to New York.
The 85th Annual Academy Awards
[2013]
 
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TV Special | 3h 35min
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Seth MacFarlane hosts the Academy Awards.
The Kid Stays in the Picture
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 33min
Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).
Short Movie | Action, Animation, Short | 23min
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As Po looks for his lost action figures, the story of how the panda inadvertently helped create the Furious Five is told.
And the Oscar Goes To...
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 27min
The history of the Academy Awards.
The Weather Underground
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History, War | 1h 32min
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The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Inside the Actors Studio
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h 5min
Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers.
Casting By
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 29min
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The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.
These Amazing Shadows
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 28min
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
The Devil's Arithmetic
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Fantasy, War | 1h 35min
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A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Music | 1h 56min
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The life and work of the enigmatic folk rock singer-songwriter.
70th Golden Globe Awards
[2013]
 
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TV Special
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A ceremony that honors the best in Television and cinema of the year hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 26min
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In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette in his hand was a half-century earlier when his Technicolor camerawork was awarded for Powell and Pressburger's Black Narcissus. Beyond John Huston's The African Queen and King Vidor's War and Peace, the films of... see more
TV Special
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The 66th annual golden globe awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 2009.
Paul Williams Still Alive
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Comedy, Documentary | 1h 27min
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A documentary about legendary songwriter and 70's icon Paul Williams.
I Am Steve McQueen
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
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I Am Steve McQueen" is told through the eyes of the people that knew him best including much of his family that followed his path into acting including son Chad, ("Karate Kid"), his grandson Steven ("Vampire Diaries"), granddaughter Molly ("Carjacked") and former wives Neile Adams McQueen ("This Could Be The Night"), Ali MacGraw ("Love Story"), and his widow former model Barbara Minty McQueen. Also... see more
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 26min
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From 1970-1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch films.
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
The 77th Annual Academy Awards
[2005]
 
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TV Special | Music | 3h 14min
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Films nominated for the annual awards include The Aviator (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ray (2004) and Sideways (2004).
La classe américaine
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 1h 10min
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George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe Américaine is a montage of scenes taken from the Warner Bros. catalog and dubbed to fit the narration of what is arguably the greatest story ever told.
TV Special
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The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 31min
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A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.
Constantine's Sword
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 33min
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An exploration of the dark side of Christianity, following acclaimed author and former priest James Carroll on a journey of remembrance and reckoning.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards
[2003]
 
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TV Special | 3h 30min
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Tinseltown TV
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Music, News | 1h
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Five camera crews are in action all week bringing audiences the best in film premieres, behind the scenes exclusives, music events, fashion shows and celebrity parties across the globe.
Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Animation, Drama | 30min
The American Revolutionary War is seen through the eyes of an American teenaged lad, a young English lady, and a French boy, all 3 of whom work as reporters for Benjamin Franklin.
TV Series | Documentary
Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts this enlightening PBS series that examines "the DNA of American culture" through an extensive discovery of the ancestors of today's celebrities. In each episode, a set of featured guests view their ancestral histories, learn connections, and discover secrets about their lineage, while sharing the emotional experience with viewers. Gates guides them as they... see more
Live! with Kelly
[1988]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
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A live morning talk show with hosts Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest and special guests.
Hal
[2018]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce.
Visual Acoustics
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 23min
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Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world's greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away this year, captured the work of nearly every modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, John Lautner and Frank Gehry. His images epitomized... see more
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards
[2001]
 
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TV Special | Family
Directed by:
2005 MTV Movie Awards
[2005]
 
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TV Special | Music | 1h 47min
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The fourteenth annual of the MTV Movie Awards. Hosted by Jimmy Fallon.
The 70th Annual Academy Awards
[1998]
 
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TV Special
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An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards
[2000]
 
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TV Special | Family
2000's Oscars. The 72nd annual event was hosted by Billy Crystal. Films contending for the awards (Best Picture) includes: American Beauty (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Insider (1999), The Cider House Rules (1999) and The Green Mile (1999). Other categories had movies such as The Matrix (1999), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Being John Malkovich (1999), among others as nominees.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h 18min
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The American Film Institute commemorates the first century of American films with this awesome made-for-TV special highlighting the greatest 100 American movies as determined by leaders in the moviemaking business right here in the good old U.S.A.
A Wish for Wings That Work
[1991]
 
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Short Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 22min
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Opus the Penguin struggles to achieve his seemingly impossible dream to be able to fly.
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.
Documentary | Documentary
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Sex at 24 Frames Per Second
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 41min
Documentary about the way sex was and is deliberately used in cinema to influence and manipulate human behaviour and development. This documentary uses real examples including the decline of Mae West's career; the introduction of a ratings system; and enforced creative controls, eventually leading to a billion dollar sub-culture of pornography and art-house movies.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h 15min
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The spectacular CBS special! Shirley Temple Black hosts the festivities as 50 of today's top stars count down the 50 greatest screen legends of all time. Features Clint Eastwood, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Kevin Spacey and many others.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, History | 1h 19min
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A collection of profiles of people dead from AIDS who are remembered in the AIDS Memorial Quilt.
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.
Barbra: The Concert
[1995]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Music | 2h 5min
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 33min
Documentary | Documentary | 2h 10min
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This special is a recounting of the top 100 movies of all time, updated from the list of 10 years ago aired in the first AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies.
Naked City
[1958]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h
The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.
The 65th Annual Academy Awards
[1993]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The 63rd Annual Academy Awards
[1991]
 
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TV Special | Family
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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.
Oscar's Greatest Moments
[1992]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 49min
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The most noteworthy events concerning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Award shows from 1971 to 1991.
Parkinson
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 50min
Journalist Michael Parkinson interviews a broad range of the most famous people in the world.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2
[2006]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 46min
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An investigation of UK video censorship after the video recordings act was introduced.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, History | 1h 31min
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Celebrates the contributions of Jewish major leaguers and the special meaning that baseball has had in the lives of American Jews.
Video | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 43min
Shootout
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.
Documentary | Documentary, Music
The 59th Annual Academy Awards
[1987]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The official, annual, Hollywood award show that hands out many movie honors, including the Oscars. That year's show was hosted by Ralph Bellamy, and saw big wins by Marlee Matlin, Paul Newman, and Michael Caine.
V Graham Norton
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
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Virtually the same format as "So Graham Norton" but a shorter show for a daily Monday to Friday late evening slot recorded earlier on the day of broadcast. Full of sexual innuendo, crude stories and glamorous guests.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
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Based on the first centenary of the largest exporter of films in the world, that is Hollywood, is the story told by its protagonists, actors and writers and other people who made life in this business, interspersing images of famous movies.
The Best of 'So Graham Norton'
[2004]
 
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Video | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h 29min
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Graham Norton introduces highlights from the first three series of his Channel 4 chat show, including previously unseen footage.
Film '72
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.
Free to Be... You & Me
[1974]
 
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TV Movie | Animation, Family, Musical | 48min
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The Directors
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.
Night of 100 Stars
[1982]
 
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TV Special | Comedy, Family, Music | 3h
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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.
The Earth Day Special
[1990]
 
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TV Special | Comedy, Drama, Family
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An Earth Day special about pollution's effects on Mother Earth. Numerous celebrities have guest appearances whether as themselves or as characters they're best known for.
The Match Game
[1962]
 
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TV Series | Game-Show | 25min
This is The 1st Edition of the program. Composed of 2 Teams of 3 Members (2 In-Studio team members and 1 Star Team Captain) are writing answers to an question {e.g.: Name a part of a chicken} that'll/this'll read(ing) by the host/star (Gene Rayburn) and one(1) member of the team wrote/writes the answer {e.g.: Leg}. The 1st and 2nd Members of the team has/having the same answer is/are matched and that'll/this'll... see more
The Defenders
[1961]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.
Documentary | Documentary
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An amazing insider's look at nearly four decades of movie making including screen tests, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Tom Hanks, Raquel Welch, George Lucas, Oliver Stone, Robert Altman and much more.
Very Important Pennis
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Dennis Is Back And This Time Its Not Just England Now The Whole World Is In Trouble As Dennis Travels Around The World Interviewing More Celebrities Than Ever Before And Even Touring The BBC Televison Centre
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The American Film Institute fetes curmudgeonly actor and sometimes director Nicholson and screens clips of his best-known, best-loved works.
Premio Donostia a Meryl Streep
[2008]
 
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TV Special
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Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Spain. It was created in 1986, and this short film honours the 2008 winners who were Meryl Streep and Antonio Banderas
Documentary | Documentary, Romance | 53min
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Playboy, then successful young actor, then producer of hit movie "Bonnie and Clyde", then Oscar winning director of "Reds", then wannabe candidate to the Presidential elections, Warren Beatty, the man who wanted it all.
The Tiger Makes Out
[1967]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 34min
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A mailman looks for a woman to kidnap as a personal act of insurrection.
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards
[1980]
 
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TV Special
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The 45th Annual Grammy Awards
[2003]
 
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TV Special | Music
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The Bigger Picture
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 29min
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The 53rd Annual Academy Awards
[1981]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Video | Family, Short | 7min
Esio Trot is a story about shy Mr Hoppy and his secret love for his neighbour, Mrs Silver, who he chats to over the balcony
The Award Show Awards Show
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
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A 90 minute documentary takes a sardonic, probing look at awards shows and what they mean to pop culture.
Jonas in the Desert
[1994]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 2h 10min
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Not a documentary in the strictest sense of the word. Rather, it is a journey through the world of the artist Jonas Mekas - one of the exponents of independent U.S. movies; founder and director of the New York Anthology Film Archive.
Earth and the American Dream
[1992]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 22min
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The Star Wagon
[1966]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 2h 30min
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In middle age, inventor Stephen Minch is happy enough with his life, despite the fact that he has never risen to prominence even though his innovations have made others rich. His wife Martha, however, resents his lack of drive, his complacency, his willingness to live hand-to-mouth, and his ever-present and ever-annoying sidekick Hanus Wicks. Confronted by the evidence of Martha's years-long regret... see more
Life and Times
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
Biographies of famous Canadians.
CBS This Morning
[1987]
 
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TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 2h
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CBS's morning news and talk show.
Festival di Sanremo
[1951]
 
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TV Series | Music | 2h 50min
Mini Series | Documentary
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TV Special | 2h
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Hollywood Greats
[1977]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History | 40min
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times.
The Journey of the Fifth Horse
[1966]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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ABC Stage 67
[1966]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 51min
A weekly anthology of one-hour plays, both original and adapted from literary sources.
Night of 100 Stars II
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Family, Music | 3h
100 Years at the Movies
[1994]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 9min
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Commemorates the centennial of American movies with a montage of clips and music scores from the most important movies of the century.
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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A testimonial presented by the American Film Institute to actor/director Clint Eastwood, including reminiscences by his friends, coworkers and co-stars.
Documentary | Documentary | 49min
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A behind-the-scenes look at this Oscar-winning classic about a man who finds himself a single parent after his wife walks out on him, then is forced to fight for custody of his child in court. Includes interviews with the stars of the film, including Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep, giving their views of what it was like to make this picture.
Earth to America
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 2h
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Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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Coverage of the annual British Academy Film Awards, hosted by Stephen Fry. Staged at the Odeon Cinema, Leicester Sq. London and attended by film makers and stars from around the world.
Documentary | Documentary | 58min
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A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: THE SUSPENSEFUL WORLD OF THRILLERS will look at thrillers from all sides, including different types of thrillers and the stylistic tools filmmakers use to give their audiences a shot of adrenaline. The special will feature interviews with such figures as TCM host Robert Osborne; Ken Follett, author of Eye of the Needle; Bryan Singer, writer and director of The Usual Suspects... see more