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Forest Whitaker
Born July 15, 1961 (age 57)
Forest Steven Whitaker III (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director.
Whitaker has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Bird, Platoon, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, and The Butler, and for his work in independent films and for his recurring role as LAPD Internal Affairs Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh on the Emmy Award-winning television... full bio
Arrival
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 1h 56min
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When twelve mysterious spacecrafts appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
Taken 3
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 49min
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Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.
Burden
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 9min
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Ku Klux Klansman Mike Burden opens the Redneck Shop and KKK museum in historic Laurens, SC. He subsequently falls in love with a single mom, and, under her influence, quits the Klan and is taken in by an African American Reverend.
The Last Stand
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 47min
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The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.
Lee Daniels' The Butler
[2013]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 12min
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As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Phone Booth
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 21min
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Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle.
Panic Room
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 52min
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A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
The Last King of Scotland
[2006]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 3min
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Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.
Vantage Point
[2008]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 30min
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The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Repo Men
[2010]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi | 1h 51min
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Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.
Where the Wild Things Are
[2009]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Family | 1h 41min
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Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.
Street Kings
[2008]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 49min
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An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.
The Experiment
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 36min
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26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
The Great Debaters
[2007]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 2h 6min
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A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.
Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 56min
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An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Battlefield Earth
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 58min
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After enslavement and near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, humanity begins to fight back.
Good Morning, Vietnam
[1987]
 
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Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 2h 1min
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In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.
Phenomenon
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 2h 3min
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An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.
Zulu
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 50min
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Policemen Ali Sokhela and Brian Epkeen investigate the brutal murder of a young white woman, apparently provoked by the availability of a new illegal drug and somehow connected to the disappearance of black street children.
Ernest & Celestine
[2012]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Crime | 1h 20min
The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.
The Crying Game
[1992]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
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A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Roots
[2016]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History | 1h 30min
Roots is a TV mini-series starring Herbert Cavalier Jr., Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Malachi Kirby. An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African man sold to slavery in America, and his descendants.
Powder Blue
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
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Four Los Angelenos -- a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper -- are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.
Freelancers
[2012]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 36min
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The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops.
Our Family Wedding
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 43min
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The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding are comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay their long standing feud to rest.
Fragments
[2008]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 40min
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A group of strangers form a unique relationship with each other after surviving a random shooting at a Los Angeles diner.
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 42min
On the streets of San Francisco a team of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Behavioral Analysis Unit use profiling to catch some of the most horrific serial killers and unidentifiable subjects.
The Forgiven
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 55min
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After the end of Apartheid, Archbishop Desmond Tutu meets with a brutal murderer seeking redemption.
Bird
[1988]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Music | 2h 41min
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The troubled life and career of the jazz musician, Charlie "Bird" Parker.
Even Money
[2006]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 53min
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Gambling addiction bring the stories of three otherwise unconnected people together as it destroys each of their lives.
Repentance
[2013]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 1h 30min
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A successful author and spiritual advisor takes on a troubled man as a client, completely unaware that the man's fixation on his mother's death will soon put his life in jeopardy.
A Little Trip to Heaven
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 38min
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A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother's million-dollar insurance policy.
Two Men in Town
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h
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A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.
Black Nativity
[2013]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family, Music | 1h 33min
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A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.
The Twilight Zone
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery | 43min
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This second revival of The Twilight Zone (1959) presents tales of suspense, fantasy, science fiction and horror.
Hurricane Season
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 42min
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A year after Hurricane Katrina, Al Collins, a high school basketball coach in Marrero, Louisiana, assembles a team of players who had previously attended five different schools before the disaster and leads them on the path to the state championships.
The Marsh
[2006]
 
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Movie | Horror, Thriller | 1h 32min
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A young beautiful but stressed out children's writer seeks out a holiday in the country but becomes the lead character in a supernatural mystery she must solve to save her life
City of Lies
[2018]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 52min
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Russell Poole and Jack Jackson investigate the murders of rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.
American Gun
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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Seemingly disparate portraits of people -- among them a single mother, a high school principal, and an ace student -- Distinctly American -- all affected by the proliferation of guns in American society.
Light It Up
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 39min
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A group of teens is bent on improving the run-down conditions of their high-school.
The Fourth Angel
[2001]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 36min
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A man seeks justice when his wife and daughter are gunned down in a terrorist attack.
My Own Love Song
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 42min
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A wheelchair-bound former singer and her best friend embark on a road trip from Kansas to New Orleans, Louisiana.
Mary
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 23min
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The Virgin Mary delivers a message to an 11-year-old girl.
Mysteries of the Unseen World
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 39min
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MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD transports audiences to places on this planet that they have never been before, to see things that are beyond their normal vision, yet literally right in front of their eyes. Mysteries of the Unseen World reveals phenomena that can't be seen with the naked eye, taking audiences into earthly worlds secreted away in different dimensions of time and scale. Viewers experience... see more
Article 99
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 40min
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A group of doctors in a veteran's hospital must contend with their hopeless situation: too many patients and not enough beds. The main cause of their problems is bureaucratic belt-tightening by the hospital administrators. The doctors are determined to give the best service they can, even if that means defying the orders of management and performing unauthorized operations.
A Rage in Harlem
[1991]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 55min
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A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her affections and the unlikely hero of the tale.
Downtown
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 36min
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Police Officer Alex Kearney works in a rich, plush suburb of Philadelphia. When he stops an important businessman and his story of the incident is not believed, he is sent to work Downtown, the most dangerous, crime-filled precinct in the city. Everyone there is sure that this 'by the book', pampered, suburban cop is going to get himself, and whoever is assigned as his partner, killed. Detective Dennis... see more
Ripple Effect
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 27min
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Fashion designer Amer Atrash, perpetually on the verge of success, is undergoing a personal crisis in both his marriage and his business. Attributing his misfortune to bad karma from a wrongdoing committed fifteen years prior, he sets out to correct his mistake, and in doing so, experiences a spiritual awakening.
Green Dragon
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 55min
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The story of some Vietnamese refugees as they first arrive at Camp Pendleton in the United States as the Vietnam war ends in 1975.
Diary of a Hitman
[1991]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 30min
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Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waver. The longer he takes to do the job, the more difficult it becomes.
Toys in the Attic
[2009]
 
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Movie | Animation, Family, Fantasy | 1h 20min
A teddy bear, a mechanical mouse, and a marionette join forces to save their kidnapped friend, Buttercup the doll, from the denizens of the Land of Evil.
Serving Life
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 26min
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Actor Forest Whitaker narrates the story of a group of inmate volunteers who staff their own hospice inside a maximum security prison in Louisiana where the average sentence is more than 90 years.
The Enemy Within
[1994]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 26min
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Colonel Casey discovers what appears to be plans by General Lloyd to use fake military excercises to assist Jack Giddings in his plans to remove President Foster from office. Colonel Casey, and President Foster must find evidence that there is a coup planned and stop it, before it takes place. Unfortunately, there isn't much time.
Last Light
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 44min
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Movie about a killer who is waiting on death row, and finds an unlikely friend in a prison guard.
Deacons for Defense
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 18min
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The words "Black Power" bring back memories of names like Stokely Carmichael, H. Rap Brown, and Eldridge Cleaver, but in Bogalusa, LA a group of harassed Afro-Americans had decided they'd had enough and took up arms to defend themselves and force the white power structure to listen to them. This took place during "Freedom Summer", 1964, right after the Civil Rights Act had become law. Fact based movie... see more
Criminal Justice
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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Denise Moore is robbed and her face is slashed as she is leaving a crack house. At the police station she picks Jessie Williams mug shot and ID's him at a line up. Jessie Williams says he didn't do it. From that point on, everyone is pushing him to make a deal, and plea to a lesser crime, to avoid a possible long term sentence.
Sewing Hope
[2015]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Drama | 54min
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For 25 years Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army terrorized Northern Uganda. Children were stolen from their families and brainwashed to be soldiers. Girls were degraded to sex slaves for Kony's officers. The gunfire has ceased, but one battle remains-the battle to restore the future of the children of Uganda. Forest Whitaker tells this story of one woman's fight to bring hope back to her nation... see more
Empire
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Music | 42min
A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
Black Panther
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 2h 14min
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T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Rogue One
[2016]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 13min
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The daughter of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star.
How It Ends
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 53min
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A desperate man tries to return home to his pregnant fiancée after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.
Southpaw
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 2h 4min
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A champion boxer fights to get his daughter back from child protective services as well as revive his professional career, after a fatal incident sends him on a rampant path of destruction.
Dope
[2015]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 43min
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Life changes for Malcolm, a geek who's surviving life in a tough neighborhood, after a chance invitation to an underground party leads him and his friends into a Los Angeles adventure.
Out of the Furnace
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 56min
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When Rodney Baze mysteriously disappears and law enforcement doesn't follow through fast enough, his older brother, Russell, takes matters into his own hands to find justice.
Platoon
[1986]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 2h
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A young soldier in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
American Dad!
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy | 22min
The random escapades of Stan Smith, a conservative C.I.A. Agent dealing with family life, and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.
The Shield
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 47min
Created by:
Follows the lives and cases of a dirty Los Angeles Police Department cop and the unit under his command.
Star Wars Rebels
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure, Animation | 22min
A brave and clever ragtag starship crew stands up against the evil Empire as it tightens its grip on the galaxy and hunts down the last of the Jedi Knights.
Species
[1995]
 
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Movie | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 48min
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A group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human.
The Air I Breathe
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
[1982]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 30min
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A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs and rock n' roll.
Bloodsport
[1988]
 
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Movie | Action, Biography, Drama | 1h 32min
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Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.
The Color of Money
[1986]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 59min
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Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.
ER
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Romance | 44min
Created by:
The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.
Catch .44
[2011]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 34min
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For Tes (Akerman) and her two cohorts Kara (Nikki Reed) and Dawn (Deborah Ann Woll), the job sounded simple enough: intercept a double-cross drug shipment for their crime boss Mel (Willis) at an isolated diner. But when an unstoppable chain of events unfolds, everyone soon realizes no one is who they seem and the job may be something other than eliminating the competition. What started as simple instructions... see more
Africa
[2013]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary | 6h
Africa is a TV mini-series starring David Attenborough, Simon Blakeney, and James Aldred. Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the...
Mr. Holland's Opus
[1995]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music | 2h 23min
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A frustrated composer finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher.
Smoke
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 52min
Directed by:
A Brooklyn smoke shop is the center of neighborhood activity, and the stories of its customers.
First Daughter
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 46min
Directed by:
The first daughter of the U.S. President heads off to college where she falls for a graduate student with a secret agenda.
Blown Away
[1994]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h 1min
Directed by:
An Irish bomber escapes from prison and targets a member of the Boston bomb squad.
Dragon Hunters
[2008]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 20min
A fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters!
Pawn
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 28min
Directed by:
A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.
A Dark Truth
[2012]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 46min
A former CIA operative turned political talk show host is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company's cover-up of a massacre in a South American village.
Stakeout
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Thriller | 1h 57min
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Two cops have to observe a woman. One of them falls in love with her.
Body Snatchers
[1993]
 
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Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 27min
Directed by:
A teenage girl and her father discover alien clones are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama.
Ready to Wear
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 13min
Directed by:
A chronicle of the interconnected lives of a group of people in the lead up to Paris Fashion Week.
Everyone's Hero
[2006]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 28min
A boy (Jake T. Austin) begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.
The Follow
[2001]
 
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Short Movie | Action, Mystery, Short | 8min
Directed by:
The Driver is now spying on a celebrity's wife suspected of adultery.
North and South
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Drama, History, Romance | 9h 21min
Created by:
Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
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
Documentary | Crime, Documentary | 1h 33min
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With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles.
Consenting Adults
[1992]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 39min
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Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the expense of a rule or convention or two. What Richard doesn't realise is that Eddy's little games are just a prelude to something that's intended to destroy his neighbours' lives.
Vision Quest
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Sport | 1h 47min
Directed by:
A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a beautiful young drifter takes up temporary residence at his home.
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.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards
[2010]
 
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TV Special | 3h 37min
Directed by:
Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.
The Oprah Winfrey Show
[1986]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational.
North and South, Book II
[1986]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History, Romance | 9h 30min
Created by:
The story of two friends and their families on opposite sides of the American Civil War.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards
[2008]
 
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TV Special | 3h 17min
Directed by:
In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).
TV Series | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | 1h
A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat hosted by fast-witted comic Jonathan Ross.
Jason's Lyric
[1994]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 59min
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The story of a young man, Jason (Allen Payne) who must confront his trauma-induced insecurity about love, as well as a sense of owed responsibility to his mother and troubled brother Joshua (Bokeem Woodbine). Jason, an assistant manager and sales clerk at an electronics store, falls in love with Lyric (Jada Pinkett Smith) and finds happiness, but his family history and mentally ill war veteran father... see more
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 2h
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A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the rest of his life to the young kids of Harlem. 1996 was the 25th anniversary of the first tournament named after him.
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Mystery | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Culture critic Jiminy Glick gets tied up in a murder case at the Toronto Film Festival.
The 79th Annual Academy Awards
[2007]
 
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TV Special | 3h 52min
Directed by:
Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).
Body Count
[1998]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 25min
A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Lullaby for Pi
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 38min
Directed by:
A washed-up musician befriends a reclusive artist with an unusual name.
Witness Protection
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 45min
Directed by:
In Boston, when the mobster Bobby "Bats" Batton is attacked by a killer at home and escapes, he finds that he has fallen in disgrace with his boss since someone has falsely betrayed him telling that he has embezzled money from his funds. Without any alternative, Bobby seeks out FBI chief Sharp to get protection to his family and him. Bobby accepts to snitch his boss; in return, his wife Cindy Batton... see more
Four Dogs Playing Poker
[2000]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 37min
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Four friends steal a valuable statuette for a dangerous black market art dealer, lose it and are forced to play a deadly bluffing game to save their lives.
Food Chains
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, News | 1h 23min
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There is so much interest in food these days yet there is almost no interest in the hands that pick that food. In the US, farm labor has always been one of the most difficult and poorly paid jobs and has relied on some of the nation's most vulnerable people. While the legal restrictions which kept people bound to farms, like slavery, have been abolished, exploitation still exists, ranging from wage... see more
Rachael Ray
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
Live! with Kelly
[1988]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
Directed by:
A live morning talk show with hosts Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest and special guests.
2009 MTV Movie Awards
[2009]
 
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TV Special
Directed by:
Biography
[1987]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
Created by:
The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.
Before the Music Dies
[2006]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Music | 1h 35min
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With outstanding performances and revealing interviews Before the Music Dies takes a critical look at the homogenization of popular music with commentary by some of the industry's biggest talents like Eric Clapton, Dave Matthews, Elvis Costello, Erykah Badu, Branford Marsalis, Bonnie Raitt and more. Using historic footage the film looks at the evolution of American music and the artists who created... see more
Feast of All Saints
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 20min
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Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white privilege and black oppression.
Rising from Ashes
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Sport | 1h 22min
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The impossible triumph of Team Rwanda.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
Two film critics review newly-released films, while the renowned critic Roger Ebert presents his own reviews voiced by guest readers.
Oprah's Next Chapter
[2012]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
Winfrey will be in an outside studio setting, participating in conversations with newsmakers, celebrities, leaders and real-life families.
Making a Scene
[2013]
 
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Short Movie | Fantasy, Short | 10min
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Performers read a line of dialogue, with each line being written by a different person.
Video | Animation, Family, Short | 24min
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Jennie the terrier has everything a dog could ever wish for, but still feels that something is missing. She leaves home to discover what that is.
Tavis Smiley
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
A diverse panel of experts on various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit's turnaround.
Tag: The Assassination Game
[1982]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 30min
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College assassination game turns deadly as someone starts playing for real.
Made in Hollywood
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There is on-set coverage with directors, writers & producers, and previews of upcoming motion picture and DVD releases. "MADE IN HOLLYWOOD" also gives the viewer a look at how special effects artists, and their tech wizards... see more
Lush Life
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
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Superb drama about two best friends who play jazz in night clubs.
A Man's Story
[2010]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 38min
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A documentary about fashion designer Ozwald Boateng.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 9min
Divided 10 segments: A Rogue Idea: A recount of John Knoll's idea and pitch for the film, looking at the early days of production, hiring Gareth Edwards to direct, Edwards' love for the series, and building a collection of characters. Jyn: The Rebel: A closer look at the film's main protagonist: personality, character history and what separates her from other protagonists from the Star Wars universe... see more
Up Close with Carrie Keagan
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
Hamburgers are nice. So yeah brah. Where the bathroom? Ill find my way out.
Bank Robber
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 1h 31min
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After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant bribes from the bank robber to shelter and hide him.
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.
Star Wars Celebration 2017
[2017]
 
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Mini Series | Reality-TV, Sci-Fi
1998 MTV Movie Awards
[1998]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The seventh annual MTV Movie Awards. Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson.
Hands of a Stranger
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 2h 10min
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A New York cop becomes obsessed with finding his wife's rapist.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 30min
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A look at the source story, core human themes, the challenges and process of bringing the story to the screen, casting, creating realistic characters within their fields of expertise, alien ship and being design, costumes, alien language construction, and Denis Villeneuve's work.
Special Thanks to Roy London
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 29min
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An homage to avant-garde acting coach Roy London.
VH-1 Where Are They Now?
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary
The Misbehavers
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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The Misbehavers documents a small army of guerrilla filmmakers as they converge at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival for a mission dubbed Operation: Altitude. The objective: book a venue, market a film, attract acquisitions representatives and pack the screenings beyond capacity. Essentially, they set out to create their own film festival from the ground up in less than two weeks and all no financial... see more
American Storytellers
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
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4 American Storytellers talking about LIFE and MOVIES with a silent host.
Steve
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
After ending his Chicago-based show, Steve Harvey heads to Los Angeles to host a new weekday syndicated program aiming to bring a late night atmosphere to the afternoon.
Oprah Prime
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
45th NAACP Image Awards
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Reality-TV
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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.
Stand Up to Cancer
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | Music
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Documentary | Documentary | 53min
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Revisiting Platoon (1986)
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
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'The Hollywood Reporter', in partnership with Sundance TV, holds round-table discussions with Oscar and Emmy nominees.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 13min
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This making-of documentary for the film Panic Room (2002), though very promotional, is still pretty informative given its 12 minute running time. We are presented with clips from the film and brief interviews with the cast and crew that present how interesting the film looks and seems.
UFC 46: Supernatural
[2004]
 
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TV Special | Action, Sport
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Shooting 'Panic Room'
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 53min
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Watch David Fincher's journey of the filming process for Panic Room (2002) in this interesting documentary. We see the entire cast and crew throughout production until the final filming day. Many interviews and on-set footage inform us on how the shoot was.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 16min
TV Special | Family | 2h
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3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Music
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TV Special
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Coverage of the UK's prestigious annual film awards.
Film Trix 2004
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 24min
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Documentary series about trials and tribulations of the film industry. Series includes interviews and frolics with celebrated directors and top celebrities.
TV Special | Reality-TV
21st NAACP Image Awards
[1989]
 
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TV Special | Family
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27th NAACP Image Awards
[1996]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Cartelera
[1994]
 
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TV Series | 30min
Finding Steve McQueen
[2018]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Romance
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In 1972, a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempt to steal $30 million in illegal contributions and blackmail money from President Richard Nixon's secret fund.
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