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Fred Ward
Born December 30, 1942 (age 76)
Freddie Joe "Fred" Ward (December 30, 1942) is an American character actor, producer and model. He began his film career in 1979 alongside Clint Eastwood in Escape from Alcatraz. His notable roles include Southern Comfort, The Right Stuff, Remo Williams, his self-produced movie Miami Blues, Tremors, Henry & June, The Player, Short Cuts, Big Business, Naked Gun 33?: The Final Insult, Tremors II: Aftershocks... full bio
Tremors
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Horror | 1h 36min
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Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.
The Player
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 2h 4min
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A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Tremors II: Aftershocks
[1996]
 
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Video | Action, Comedy, Horror | 1h 40min
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Battling a life depression, Earl Bassett is offered a job as a mercenary to help a Mexican oil company with a Graboid epidemic that's killing more people each day. However, the humans aren't the only ones with a new battle plan..
Summer Catch
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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A rich girl whose family summers on Cape Cod has a romance with a local poor boy who hopes to become a major league baseball player.
The Crow: Salvation
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Fantasy | 1h 42min
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Alex Corvis returns to the world of the living to solve the murder of a young woman that he was wrongly accused of.
Henry & June
[1990]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 16min
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In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June shuttles between Paris and New York trying to find acting jobs while Henry works on his first major work, "Tropic of Cancer," a pseudo-biography of June. Anais and Hugo help finance the book, but June is displeased... see more
Southern Comfort
[1981]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 46min
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A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror the Vietnam experience.
Big Business
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 37min
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In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths following a... see more
Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 2h 1min
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An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president.
10.5
[2004]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Drama | 2h 45min
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An earthquake reaching a 10.5 magnitude on the Richter scale, strikes the west coast of the U.S. and Canada. A large portion of land falls into the ocean, and the situation is worsened by aftershocks and tsunami.
Miami Blues
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 37min
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When Fred Frenger gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, Florida, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student/prostitute Susie Waggoner. Opposing Frenger is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, especially since the job of cop in 1980's Miami is getting crazier all the time.
The Last Ride
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 24min
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After thirty years in prison, ex-con Ronnie (Dennis Hopper) recruits his grandson to exact revenge on Darryl (Fred Ward), the cop who put him behind bars. Standing in their way is Ronnie's son, whom Darryl raised.
Off Limits
[1988]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller, War | 1h 42min
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McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of local prostitutes. Their prime suspect is high ranking U.S. Army officer which brings their lives in danger.
Cast a Deadly Spell
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror | 1h 36min
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In a fantastical 40's where magic is used by everyone, a hard-boiled detective investigates the theft of a mystical tome.
...First Do No Harm
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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The story of one woman's struggle against a narrow-minded medical establishment.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 34min
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Lyle, a motorcycle champion is traveling the Mexican desert, when he find himself in the action radius of a time machine. So he find himself one century back in the past between rapists, thiefs and murderers....
The Wild Stallion
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 22min
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A story about two girls, CJ and Hanna. CJ lives on a ranch, Hanna comes to visit and decides to photograph wild horses for a school project. The girls become great friends and learn of a plot that might jeopardize the mustangs.
Equinox
[1992]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 50min
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Henry Petosa and Freddy Ace are twins who were separated being babies, and they do not know each other. Henry was adopted by a honest man, while Freddy becomes a gangster. Henry is very shy and has a lot of mental troubles. The film melts the two stories by a young writer who discovers that they were sons of an european noble and they own a large inheritance
The Prince of Pennsylvania
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 27min
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There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him back.
Tremors
[2018]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Horror
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A television reboot of the film 'Tremors' in which a small town is gripped with fear over giant underground worms living beneath them.
Invasion: Earth
[1998]
 
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Mini Series | Sci-Fi | 50min
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In the lonely Scottish highlands, a small band of military personnel fight a desperate battle against a formidable alien intruder to prevent an invasion of the Earth.
The Chaos Factor
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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An American army intelligence officer discovers corruption and murder by American soldiers in Vietnam.
Full Disclosure
[2001]
 
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Video | Thriller | 1h 37min
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A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.
The Vivero Letter
[1999]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 1h 35min
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A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ancient ruins. Unfortunately, almost every member of the group has plans to double-cross the others. All is resolved in bloody fashion in the middle of the jungle... see more
UFOria
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 33min
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Sheldon Bart is a drifter, and a small-time con man. He meets his old friend, Brother Bud, a big-time con man into faith healing and fencing stolen cars, at his revival tent outside a small town. While he's helping Brother Bud, he falls in love with Arlene, a local supermarket clerk who believes in UFOs and is deeply religious and deeply lonely. When Arlene has a vision of a coming UFO, everyone deals... see more
Florida Straits
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Adventure, Romance | 1h 37min
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A man who spent 20 years in Cuban prison after the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion and a boat captain and his crew go covertly to Cuba to find a cache of gold buried during the invasion. But can they trust each other?
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
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A detailed look into the process of filming of Robert Altman's masterpiece "Short Cuts". The great ensemble cast composed of 22 actors, Raymond Carver's widow, few members of the crew and Altman himself share the glorious experience of working in this dream epic project, revealing positive insights about Altman and his work and also on the Carver's writings that inspired the film. A lot more than just... see more
Two Small Bodies
[1993]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 28min
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Eileen Maloney, a hostess at a strip joint, has woken up to find her two children are missing. Lieutenant Bramm suspects that she killed them herself. He questions her for days about her lifestyle, her children, her ex-husband, men and women, and life in general. He forces her to re-enact her last moments in the children's room hoping to shock her into giving more information. The lieutenant's infatuation... see more
Birdseye
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 30min
AKA Birdseye is the saga of an obsessive Colorado sheriff and his trusting teenage son, who risk it all when their twisted reconstruction of a mysterious kidnapping case escalates into a dangerous hunt for a mythical Swiss criminal.
The Blue Villa
[1995]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 40min
The Blue Villa is a seedy bordello on a Mediterranean island where the villages are frightened by the ghost-like return of a young man, who mysteriously disappeared after the killing of a young Eurasian woman.
Realizing 'The Right Stuff'
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 21min
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The making of the motion picture "The Right Stuff", from the purchase of the filming rights to the end of principal photography.
The Making of 'Tremors'
[1998]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 53min
Retrospective documentary on the making of the creature feature cult favorite Tremors (1990).
Dice
[2001]
 
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Mini Series | Thriller
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A dark, investigative exploration of the obsessive gambling psyche.
Georgetown
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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Annabelle Garrison is a Washington hostess and newspaper mogul. Though she married into her wealth and position she is also a shrewd businesswoman. Her husband recognized this when he left the controlling interest of his newspaper to her instead of to their son or daughter. This situation causes some conflict between Annabelle and her children.
True Detective
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 55min
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Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.
2 Guns
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 49min
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Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold.
30 Minutes or Less
[2011]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 23min
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Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and inform him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Road Trip
[2000]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy | 1h 33min
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Four college buddies embark on a road trip to retrieve an illicit tape mistakenly mailed to a female friend.
Sweet Home Alabama
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 48min
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A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.
Leverage
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 42min
A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.
Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 23min
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Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.
Armored
[2009]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 28min
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A newbie guard for an armored truck company is coerced by his veteran coworkers to steal a truck containing $42 million. But a wrinkle in their supposedly foolproof plan divides the group, leading to a potentially deadly resolution.
Joe Dirt
[2001]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 1h 31min
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After being abandoned by his parents at the Grand Canyon, Joe Dirt tells the story of his journey to find his parents.
Escape from Alcatraz
[1979]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 1h 52min
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Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
United States of Tara
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 30min
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.
Enough
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 55min
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After running away fails, a terrified woman (Jennifer Lopez) empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband (Billy Campbell).
Chain Reaction
[1996]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 1h 47min
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Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Short Cuts
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 3h 8min
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The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents.
The Right Stuff
[1983]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Biography, Drama | 3h 13min
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The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.
Management
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 34min
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A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
Feast of Love
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 37min
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A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. and is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
In Plain Sight
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
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U.S. Marshall Mary Shannon must hunt down witnesses for federal cases in the witness protection program while also managing rather dysfunctional family and her own personal life.
Dangerous Beauty
[1998]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 51min
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A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.
Corky Romano
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 26min
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The loser son of a Mafia honcho must go undercover for the FBI.
Farewell
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 1h 53min
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The French intelligence service alerts the U.S. about a Soviet spy operation during the height of the Cold War, which sets off an unfortunate chain of events.
Abandon
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music, Mystery | 1h 39min
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A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two-year, unexplained absence.
Bob Roberts
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 42min
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A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.
Thunderheart
[1992]
 
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Movie | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 59min
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A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.
Silkwood
[1983]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 11min
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A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
The Incredible Hulk
[1978]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 1h
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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress.
Masked and Anonymous
[2003]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 52min
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A singer, whose career has gone on a downward spiral, is forced to make a comeback to the performance stage for a benefit concert.
Live from Baghdad
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, War | 1h 48min
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CNN producer Robert Wiener, his colleague and their crew venture to the Iraqi capital to cover the Gulf War.
Uncommon Valor
[1983]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 45min
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Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S.Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos.
Exit Speed
[2008]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 31min
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On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker. Forced off the road by other members of the gang, the passengers take refuge in the hell hole of an abandoned scrap yard. They use improvised weapons and sheer guts to mount a defense against the murderous bikers but, as their numbers dwindle, they realize that their survival... see more
Secret Admirer
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 30min
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An anonymous love letter left in Michael's locker on the last day of school wreaks havoc on his life, and the lives of everyone who come in contact with it.
Best Men
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 30min
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The film opens with 4 tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his girl friend. En route to the wedding, one of the men asks to stop by a bank to pick up some cash. As it turns out, he is a wanted bank robber who uses Shakespeare passages during his robberies and thus has become... see more
Circus
[2000]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder on tape, saying Gloria isn't his wife - it's blackmail. Leo's bookie, Troy, is also closing in, wanting to be paid. Bruno and Lily as well as Bruno and Julius... see more
Swing Shift
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 1h 40min
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A woman finds romance when she takes a job at an aircraft plant to help make ends meet after her husband goes off to war.
Catchfire
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 56min
A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
The West
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History, War | 8h 57min
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Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min.
Carny
[1980]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 47min
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Tired of her dull job as a waitress, Donna decides to join two carnival hustlers and see what life in their field is like.
Funky Monkey
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family | 1h 34min
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Boy genius Michael Dean (Adkins) teams up with a super-talented chimpanzee and his caretaker (Modine) to take down an animal testing lab. In exchange the scientist gives the boy some pointers on the girl of his dreams.
Hearts of the West
[1975]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Western | 1h 42min
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Lewis Tater writes Wild West dime novels and dreams of actually becoming a cowboy. When he goes west to find his dream he finds himself in possession of the loot box of two crooks who tried to rob him. During his escape, Lewis stumbles on to the set of a Wild West movie and through mishap and chance becomes a star of Hollywood Westerns.
Red Team
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 30min
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Two FBI agents join a special team of operatives called Red Team that hunts serial killers. One of the suspects is soon found dead. The follow up investigation reveals that someone may be executing suspected serial killers.
Coast to Coast
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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Barnaby and Maxine Pierce's son is getting married in California and they decide to drive across the country to attend. Along the way they reflect on their tattered relationship and the events that transpired to create the estrangement.
Wild Iris
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 33min
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A depressed woman battles with her mother and abuses alcohol following the suicide of her husband.
The Dark Wind
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 51min
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A Navajo police officer is mixed up in drug smuggling and murder on the reservation.
The 65th Annual Academy Awards
[1993]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Gun
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
Follows a gun and the different hands it falls into and the different characters that use it. Written and directed by the different actors.
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Tilt
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 51min
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Tilt is the story of a young girl, who is a pinball machine wizard. Because she does not get on with her parents, Tilt is contemplating running away from home, and skipping school one day she decides to go to Mickey's Bar. Mickey, who is Tilt's good friend, helps her set up a gambler for a pinball game. Because the gambler is unaware of Tilt's pinball wizardry, he is easily hustled out of his money... see more
Four Eyes and Six-Guns
[1992]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Comedy, Romance | 1h 32min
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Ernest decides to go to Tombstone for opening a eyeglasses store,but soon discovers that nobody trusts him. After helping Wyatt rid the town of Doom Brothers via the shooting,Albright's eyeglasses is really successful.
Cartesius
[1974]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, History | 2h 30min
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This made for television film chronicles the illustrious life of French philosopher René Descartes (1596-1650)
Ginger in the Morning
[1974]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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An attractive young hitchhiker named Ginger meets and and takes up with a lonely, middle-aged advertising executive who is recently divorced. He is inspired by her free-spirited independence while she is drawn to his old-fashioned romanticism.
The Age of the Medici
[1972]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, History | 4h 15min
American Playhouse
[1981]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.
Cardiac Arrest
[1980]
 
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Movie | Crime, Horror, Thriller | 1h 25min
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The "Missing Heart Murders" are plaguing San Francisco - dead bodies that turn up with their hears surgically removed! So a weak-stomached homicide cop looks into the possibilities of a black market for human organs, while across town a man must make a difficult decision regarding his wife, who needs a transplant...
Belle Starr
[1980]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 1h 37min
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Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.
Ropewalk
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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An ensemble romantic comedy chronicling the lives of a group of twenty-somethings that deals with adolescence of growing up and the realities that life has to offer, set on the island of Nantucket.
T-20 Years and Counting
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 11min
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The making of the motion picture "The Right Stuff", focusing on the visual effects and other post-production, the premiere and disappointing box-office (caused by misidentification with John Glenn's presidential campaign), and the film's enduring legacy.
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