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Elizabeth McGovern
Born July 18, 1961 (age 57)
Elizabeth Lee McGovern (born July 18, 1961) is an American film, television, and theater actor, and musician. She received an Academy Award nomination for her role as Evelyn Nesbit in the 1981 film Ragtime. She is also known for her performance as Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham in the British drama series Downton Abbey, for which she has been nominated for an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award.... full bio
Downton Abbey
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Romance | 58min
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A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century.
Once Upon a Time in America
[1984]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 3h 49min
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
She's Having a Baby
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 46min
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Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life all that there is? Things certainly aren't helped by Jake's friend Davis, who always seems to turn up just in time to put a spanner in the works.
Johnny Handsome
[1989]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 34min
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Johnny Handsome is a deformed gangster who plans a successful robbery with a friend of his, Mikey Chalmette, and another couple (Sunny Boid and Rafe Garrett). During the heist, Johnny and Mikey are double-crossed by Sunny and Rafe---Mikey is killed and Johnny sent to prison. While in prison, Johnny is invited to a rehabilitation program, where Dr. Steven Fischer rebuilds Johnny's face and helps Johnny... see more
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 29min
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A young woman frets upstairs in her family's country manor on her wedding day, fearful she's about to marry the wrong man. Downstairs, both her fiancé and her former lover grow increasingly anxious.
Angels Crest
[2011]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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The disappearance of a 3-year-old boy divides a tightly knit community and culls out its secrets.
Ragtime
[1981]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 35min
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A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
A Shock to the System
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 1h 28min
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When you think you're at the top of the corporate ladder and then discover they have managed to pull that ladder away, sometimes you have to take it upon yourself to 'level' the playing field, both professionally and personally. Michael Caine delivers an electrifying performance as Graham Marshall, who quickly catches onto the possibilities as he clears all the hurdles to occupy the corner office.
The Bedroom Window
[1987]
 
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Movie | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 52min
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Terry is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't want to expose their relationship and so is reluctant about talking to the police. Terry, wanting to help, gives the police the description of the attacker. He soon becomes the main suspect in the case. He then sets... see more
Racing with the Moon
[1984]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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In 1942 California, two young men await induction into the U.S. Marines and say goodbye to their girlfriends.
The Favor
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 37min
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Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with him then tell Kathy how it was. When Emily tells Kathy that things were awesome, their friendship suffers, at the same so does Kathy's marriage. Things get... see more
Daphne
[2007]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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Set during the years between the "Rebecca" trial and the writing of Du Maurier's short story "The Birds", including her relationship with her husband Frederick 'Boy' Browning, and her largely unrequited infatuations with American publishing tycoon's wife Ellen Doubleday and the actress Gertrude Lawrence.
Wings of Courage
[1995]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Romance | 40min
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While flying mail across the Andean mountains, Henri Guillaumet's plane has to crash-land, he must trek back to civilizatin on foot.
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.
Mini Series | History
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These are the true stories of American heiresses who travelled to England to marry titled English men in the late 1800s.
Native Son
[1986]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 51min
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In 1940s Chicago, a young black man takes a job as a chauffeur to a white family, which takes a turn for the worse when he accidentally kills the teenage daughter of the couple and then tries to cover it up.
The Flamingo Rising
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and more outrageous, he continues to enrage Knight until one of the promotions backfires with grave consequences.
Freezing
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Leon, an agent, moves in with an Oscar-nominated American actress and her British publisher husband, themselves working together from home for the first time.
Broken Trust
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 30min
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Judge Nash is highly regarded for his position and decisions in the courtroom. He's approached by a special agent from a government task force investigating corrupt judges and lawyers, and asked to participate in a sting operation. Initially it's against some people Nash has no trouble believing are corrupt, but as the scope of the sting widens to include some of his friends, he tries to get out. That's... see more
Clover
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's friends and relatives object to her being Clover's guardian.
The Summer of Ben Tyler
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 50min
A man who acts upon his conscience opens a Pandora's box of racism and intolerance. Temple Rayburn (James Woods) is an attorney who lives and works in a small Southern community in the 1940s. When Rayburn and his wife Celia (Elizabeth McGovern) encounter a young man named Ben Tyler (Charles Mattocks) -- an African-American youth who is retarded and has nowhere to go -- they take pity on him and allow... see more
Me and Veronica
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 37min
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A woman must get the kids of her estranged dead beat irresponsible jailed sister back from sister's latest trailer park boyfriend and also try to cope with the fact that her sister may have serious self-destructive mental issues.
Hawk
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Kick-Ass
[2010]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy | 1h 57min
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Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
The Commuter
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 45min
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An Insurance Salesman/Ex-Cop is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.
Clash of the Titans
[2010]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 46min
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Perseus demigod, son of Zeus, battles the minions of the underworld to stop them from conquering heaven and earth.
Woman in Gold
[2015]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 49min
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Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
The Wife
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 39min
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A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Buffalo Soldiers
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 38min
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A criminal subculture operates among U.S. soldiers stationed in West Germany just before the fall of the Berlin wall.
Ordinary People
[1980]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 4min
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The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.
Tales from the Crypt
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy | 25min
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.
Unexpected
[2015]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 30min
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An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.
The Wings of the Dove
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 42min
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An impoverished woman who has been forced to choose between a privileged life with her wealthy aunt and her journalist lover, befriends an American heiress. When she discovers the heiress is attracted to her own lover and is dying, she sees a chance to have both the privileged life she cannot give up and the lover she cannot live without.
The House of Mirth
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 15min
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A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
King of the Hill
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 1h 43min
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A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down motel after his parents and younger brother are separated from him in 1930s Depression-era Midwest.
The Handmaid's Tale
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi | 1h 48min
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In a dystopicly polluted right wing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Swung
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 27min
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When an encounter with the swinging scene has an unexpected impact on David's impotence, Alice thinks she might have found the solution to all their problems, but the poly-amorous world is a difficult place for a love story to flourish.
Twice Upon a Yesterday
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 31min
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A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.
A Room with a View
[2007]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 33min
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It's the Edwardian era. The Honeychurches - Marian Honeychurch and her two just of age children Lucy Honeychurch and Freddy Honeychurch - are a carefree and fun-loving family that live in the country town of Summer Street, Surrey. Regardless, Lucy is a proper young woman. Some can tell by the way she plays Beethoven on the piano that there is a seething passion underneath her proper demeanor. She and... see more
TV Special
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The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais.
Tune in Tomorrow...
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 47min
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Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama, Pedro Carmichael. Martin's aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this romance, he starts incorporating details of it into the script of his daily drama series. Soon, Martin and Julia are not only hearing about... see more
Documentary | Documentary, History, War | 1h 24min
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A documentary featuring letters written by U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines during the Vietnam War to their families and friends back home. Archive footage of the war and news coverage thereof, augment the first-person "narrative" by men and women who were in the war, some of whom did not survive it.
The Scarlet Pimpernel
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Drama | 9h
During the turmoil of the French Revolution, English aristocrat Percy Blakeney, often aided by his League of friends, secretly undertakes various daring missions as the Scarlet Pimpernel.
Faerie Tale Theatre
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 50min
Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958), Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring some of the best known actors in Hollywood performing adaptations of traditional stories.
Inconceivable
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 45min
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A satirical drama about the test-tube baby industry.
The Misadventures of Margaret
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 45min
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A timid, insecure popular author with an overly-attentive professor husband decide to write an erotic novel. With encouragement from her sister and a bi-sexual friend, she goes to France with the intent of doing research at an inn where a diary she had been using documented erotic encounters. Instead she finds the inn is now a cloister for singing nuns. However, a young, divorced sound engineer is... see more
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
[2011]
 
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TV Special
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Our Queen at Ninety
[2016]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 28min
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To celebrate the upcoming 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II this documentary enjoys privileged access to the Queen and many members of the Royal Family following their work at home and abroad.
The Kumars
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 1h
Three Moons Over Milford
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Fantasy | 1h
Thus, the continuous threat of an imminent "Judgment Day" causes many people to question their lives and live them to extremes by quitting jobs, indulging vices and living as if each day were their last.
Showing Roots
[2016]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 40min
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Set in the year 1977, two women look to integrate their small town, inspired by the miniseries "Roots" as it hits the airwaves.
Text Santa 2014
[2014]
 
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TV Movie
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The annual Text Santa on ITV to support UK charities during the Christmas period.
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards
[1990]
 
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TV Special | Family
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 23min
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Three short stories come to the screen, each focused on a man and a woman. The first is set in the 1940s, the other two in the 1920s. In "The Man in a Brooks Brothers Suit," a businessman of about 40 plies a younger Leftist women with liquor aboard a train. They spend the night together, and he decides he's in love with her. She plays along. In "Dusk Before Fireworks," Kit, a youthful flapper, arrives... see more
Manila
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 53min
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Due to a delayed flight a group of German flight passengers have to wait in the hall of the airport of Manila. The crowd is quite mixed, ranging from an cultivated east German teacher couple up to sleazy sex tourists. As the waiting prolongs, more and more aggressions and long repressed behaviors shed their way to the surface.
Thursday the 12th
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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PBS NewsHour
[1975]
 
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TV Series | News | 1h
PBS newshour is an news show which shows news updates.
Arena
[1975]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
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Wide-ranging arts programme.
California Fever
[1979]
 
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TV Series | Adventure | 1h
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Vince and Ross are suburban Los Angeles teenagers enjoying disco, surfing, cars and the rest of the Southern California lifestyle. Musical Vince runs an underground radio station and mechanical Ross is into custom cars.
Performance
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Drama
Broken Glass
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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A Jewish housewife in 1938 Brooklyn loses the use of her legs after reading about Kristallnacht.
The Truth
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 54min
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An outrageous murder-mystery for the 'Me Generation'. Seven young strangers go to a spiritual retreat for a journey of personal growth, taking in jealousy, hatred, sexual perversion and a little murder on the way.
10 Minute Tales
[2009]
 
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TV Series
Downton Abbey Revisited
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
Civil War: The Untold Story
[2014]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary
Ashenden
[1991]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 3h 40min
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Four-part drama about a writer recruited into espionage work by British intelligence during the First World War. Based on the writings of Somerset Maugham
The Making of Woman in Gold
[2015]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 24min
Downton Abbey
[2019]
 
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Movie | Drama
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The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.
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