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Gene Hackman
Born January 30, 1930 (age 89)
Eugene Allen "Gene" Hackman (born January 30, 1930) is a retired American actor and novelist. In a career spanning nearly five decades, Hackman was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning Best Actor in The French Connection and Best Supporting Actor in Unforgiven. He won three Golden Globes and two BAFTAs.
He first came to fame in 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde,... full bio
The Royal Tenenbaums
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 50min
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A clan's estranged patriarch loses his home and learns that his ex-wife plans to remarry.
Unforgiven
[1992]
 
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Movie | Drama, Western | 2h 10min
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Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.
Enemy of the State
[1998]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 12min
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A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime.
Antz
[1998]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 23min
A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.
Behind Enemy Lines
[2001]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 46min
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A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.
Runaway Jury
[2003]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h 7min
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A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
The Firm
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 34min
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A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.
Crimson Tide
[1995]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 56min
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On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so.
Superman
[1978]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 2h 23min
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An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
The Quick and the Dead
[1995]
 
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Movie | Action, Romance, Thriller | 1h 47min
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A female gunfighter returns to a frontier town where a dueling tournament is being held, which she enters in an effort to avenge her father's death.
The Birdcage
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 57min
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A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents.
Get Shorty
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | 1h 45min
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A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job.
The Replacements
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Sport | 1h 58min
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During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.
Heartbreakers
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 2h 3min
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A mother and daughter con team seduce and scam wealthy men.
Mississippi Burning
[1988]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 2h 8min
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Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
Superman II
[1980]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 7min
Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
Absolute Power
[1997]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 2h 1min
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A career thief witnesses a horrific crime involving the U.S. President.
The French Connection
[1971]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 44min
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A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
The Conversation
[1974]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 53min
A paranoid, secretive surveillance expert has a crisis of conscience when he suspects that a couple, on whom he is spying, will be murdered.
Heist
[2001]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 49min
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A career jewel thief finds himself at tense odds with his longtime partner, a crime boss who sends his nephew to keep watch.
Wyatt Earp
[1994]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Biography, Crime | 3h 11min
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Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals.
Hoosiers
[1986]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 54min
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A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Family | 1h 30min
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The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
Under Suspicion
[2000]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 50min
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A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. This will only take ten minutes, they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is away from his speech become longer and longer...
No Way Out
[1987]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 54min
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A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress.
Video | Action, Adventure, Romance | 1h 55min
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Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.
The Poseidon Adventure
[1972]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 57min
A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.
Welcome to Mooseport
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 50min
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A US president who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate.
Extreme Measures
[1996]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 58min
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Thriller about Guy Luthan (Hugh Grant), a British doctor working at a hospital in New York who starts making unwanted enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. The trail leads Luthan to the door of the eminent surgeon Dr Lawrence Myrick (Gene Hackman), but Luthan soon finds himself in danger from people who want the hospital's secret to remain undiscovered.
The Chamber
[1996]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 53min
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A young man fresh out of law school tries to win a reprieve for his racist grandfather who is on death row.
Twilight
[1998]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 34min
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A retired detective accepts a simple task, unaware that it will tear open old, forgotten, but deadly wounds.
French Connection II
[1975]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 59min
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"Popeye" Doyle travels to Marseille to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler who eluded him in New York.
Geronimo: An American Legend
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Western | 1h 55min
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The story of the Apache chief and his armed resistance to the US Government's subjugation of his people.
Scarecrow
[1973]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 52min
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Max, an ex-con drifter with a penchant for brawling is amused by Lion, a homeless ex-sailor, and they partner up as they head east together.
The Package
[1989]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 48min
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Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Narrow Margin
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 37min
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A Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney is sent to protect a woman who accidentally witnessed a Mafia murder.
Bat*21
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 45min
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During the Vietnam War, Colonel Hambleton's aircraft is shot down over enemy territory and a frantic rescue operation ensues.
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.
Class Action
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 50min
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Jed Ward is an attorney who specializes in whistle blower, David vs. Goliath, type cases. He finds a client who is suing an auto company over a safety problem that has had a severe effect on his life after the accident. He must replace the current attorney and be ready for trial quickly, and then he finds that the defense attorney will be his estranged daughter.
Night Moves
[1975]
 
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Movie | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 40min
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Los Angeles private detective Harry Moseby is hired by a client to find her runaway teenage daughter and he stumbles upon a case of murder and artifact smuggling.
Under Fire
[1983]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 2h 8min
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Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979.
Loose Cannons
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 34min
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An unconventional cop who doesn't take any bull, is paired up with an amazing detective to capture some powerful criminals but the cop soon realizes that his by the book partner has split personality disorder.
Target
[1985]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Crime | 1h 57min
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Chris Lloyd does NOT get along with his father Walter. Walter is too careful, cautious, and boring to Chris, and never tries anything new, and Chris had to live by the same standards when he was growing up. But when his mother is kidnapped while in Europe, to Chris's confusion, Walter suddenly turns into a man of action. Just who is his father anyway.
Bite the Bullet
[1975]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Western | 2h 12min
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A group of ex-rough riders, an ex-prostitute and a gunfighter enter a horse race in the desert.
Prime Cut
[1972]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 28min
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A vicious Kansas City slaughterhouse owner and his hick family are having a bloody "beef" with the Chicago crime syndicate over profits from their joint illegal operations. Top enforcer Nick Devlin is sent to straighten things out.
Company Business
[1991]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 38min
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A retired CIA agent is recruited to participate in a prisoner exchange with the Russians.
Power
[1986]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 51min
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Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client, Ohio senator Sam Hastings, decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the man destined to succeed him, unknown and mysterious businessman Jerome Cade. In parallel, and unaware of the potential dangers, he proceeds to unravel... see more
Downhill Racer
[1969]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 41min
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Quietly cocky Robert Redford joins U.S. ski team as downhill racer and clashes with the team's coach, played by Gene Hackman. Lots of good skiing action leading to an exciting climax.
Eureka
[1983]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h 10min
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In 1925, Arctic prospector Jack McCann becomes a rich man when he strikes gold but 20 years later he faces major personal and family problems.
We, the Marines
[2017]
 
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Short Movie | Documentary, Short | 38min
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We, The Marines takes viewers on an action-packed adventure into the unparalleled experience of becoming and serving as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. Narrated by former Marine and actor, Gene Hackman, the film honors something more than dedication and service; the film offers an unforgettable glimpse into the first-hand experiences of America's "first responders" and what it takes to become the... see more
March or Die
[1977]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, War | 1h 47min
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During the 1920s, French Foreign Legion Major William Foster's unit is protecting an archaeological dig but the discovery of an Arab sacred burial site prompts the angry Arab tribes to attack Foster's small garrison.
I Never Sang for My Father
[1970]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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A man who wants to move on with his life by moving to California and marry his girlfriend, finds it difficult as he still lives in the towering shadow of his aging father.
The Domino Principle
[1977]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 40min
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Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in prison for murder, he has hit rock-bottom. But one day a man in a three-piece suit visits him in prison, a man he has never seen before, and informs him that... see more
Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 32min
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The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated.
All Night Long
[1981]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 27min
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A drummer plants doubts into the mind of a bandleader about his wife's faithfulness in an attempt to take over the band himself.
The Hunting Party
[1971]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Western | 1h 51min
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A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his infidel wife.
The Gypsy Moths
[1969]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Romance | 1h 47min
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Three skydivers and their travelling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend.
Twice in a Lifetime
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 51min
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A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy barmaid--and, to his surprise, he finds that she is also very attracted to him.
Cisco Pike
[1972]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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A down on his luck former drug dealer is forced by a corrupt LAPD policeman to sell 100 keys of confiscated marijuana in one weekend.
Split Decisions
[1988]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 35min
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When a boxer is killed because he wouldn't take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.
Lucky Lady
[1975]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 58min
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A trio of rum-runners during prohibition in the 1930s engage in a menage-a-trois after business hours.
Full Moon in Blue Water
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 35min
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In Texas, Floyd is the owner of a decadent bar nearby the coast. He misses his wife Dorothy, who disappeared one year ago, and does not pay attention to the business, giving credit to everybody. His senile father-in-law The General lives with him demanding care. He has two employees, the former inmate of a mental institution Jimmy and the spinster Louise that has a love affair with him and has offered... see more
Zandy's Bride
[1974]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 37min
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Zandy Allan purchases a mail-order bride, Hannah Lund. He treats her as a possession, without respect or humanity, until their shared ordeal as they struggle to survive develops in him a growing love.
Misunderstood
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 31min
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Busy and often absent father must take care of his two boys after his wife dies. They all live in Tunisia because of their father's job. The older boy is handling the difficult changes much better than the younger one.
Riot
[1969]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 36min
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A riot in a state prison is staged to cover up an escape attempt, during which many inmates and guards are killed. Shot on location at Arizona State Prison.
Doctors' Wives
[1971]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 41min
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The wives of several high-powered doctors feel neglected due to their husbands' focus on their careers, so they embark on a regimen of sex, drugs and booze.
Heroes of Iwo Jima
[2001]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, War | 1h 34min
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This heartrending documentary tells the story behind the most famous war photograph ever taken.
Documentary | Documentary
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The Making of 'Superman II'
[1982]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 52min
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Documentary about the making of the sequel to Superman.
Speed Fever
[1978]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 41min
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Documentary about the worlds most important car racing, shot on worldwide slopes, interspersed with interviews with famous riders, like Lauda, Reuteman, Andretti, Fittipaldi, Hunt, Patrese and many others. A documentary, without a hint of sociological analysis on the background of these drivers however.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 22min
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Clint Eastwood on Westerns
[1992]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
The Mexican
[2001]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | 2h 3min
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A man tries to transport an ancient gun called The Mexican, believed to carry a curse, back across the border, while his girlfriend pressures him to give up his criminal ways.
Young Frankenstein
[1974]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 46min
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An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.
Bonnie and Clyde
[1967]
 
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Movie | Action, Biography, Crime | 1h 51min
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Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks.
A Bridge Too Far
[1977]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, War | 2h 55min
Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 46min
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The history of the independent film company, The Cannon Film Group, Inc..
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 31min
An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960), the "man behind the curtain", and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.
Reds
[1981]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 3h 15min
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A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Postcards from the Edge
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 41min
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A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.
The Kid Stays in the Picture
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 33min
Documentary about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans (the film shares the same name as Evans's famous 1994 autobiography).
Another Woman
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 21min
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Facing a mid-life crisis, a woman rents an apartment next to a psychiatrist's office to write a new book, only to become drawn to the plight of a pregnant woman seeking that doctor's help.
And the Oscar Goes To...
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 27min
The history of the Academy Awards.
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.
Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Reality-TV | 30min
Food Network's Guy Fieri rolls out to visit America's favorite diners, drive-ins and dives, interviewing the owners of the food establishments and samples the items on their menus.
Documentary | Documentary | 3h 45min
Martin Scorsese describes his initial and growing obsession with films from the 1940s and 50s as the art form developed and grew with clips from classics and cult classics.
Short Movie | Biography, Documentary, Short | 39min
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A portrait of the acting craft of John Cazale and a tour through the movies that defined a generation.
Two of a Kind
[1983]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 28min
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God has had just about enough of the human's attitude so he will destroy the planet very soon. It is up to a struggling inventor and a bank teller, both with very amateur criminal minds, to save the world...
Marooned
[1969]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 2h 14min
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Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out?
Hawaii
[1966]
 
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Movie | Drama | 3h 9min
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An American missionary and his wife travel to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Music, Musical | 1h
Created by:
The original rapid fire sketch comedy show.
The Invaders
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 51min
Created by:
David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the night, something wakes him: a strange object, nonhuman, that is landing in front of his eyes. From this moment he will be trying to persuade a skeptical world that the invasion of our planet is going on, that the... see more
Lilith
[1964]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 54min
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Lilith is a about a mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in Maryland, who seems to weave a magical spell all around her. A restless, but sincere young man with an equally obscure past is seemingly drawn into her web. As time passes, their relationship deepens and intensifies, and the differences between them begin to blur, leading to a shocking, but oddly logical conclusion.
I Spy
[1965]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 51min
A pair of intelligence agents posing as a tennis pro and his coach go on secret missions around the world.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 5min
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This documentary highlights the more the 40 movies that Clint Eastwood has made. It explores his style of direction and features comments from people with whom he has worked.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h 15min
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The spectacular CBS special! Shirley Temple Black hosts the festivities as 50 of today's top stars count down the 50 greatest screen legends of all time. Features Clint Eastwood, Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Kevin Spacey and many others.
The Split
[1968]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 31min
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Thieves fall out when over a half million dollars goes missing after the daring and carefully planned robbery of the Los Angeles Coliseum during a football game, each one accusing the other of having the money.
American Masters
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
Created by:
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charles Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holiday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
TV Special | Family
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TV Series | Documentary, Sport
Profiles of each year's winning Super Bowl football team.
The 65th Annual Academy Awards
[1993]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The 66th Annual Academy Awards
[1994]
 
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TV Special | Family
Directed by:
It's the most prestigious award ceremony for movies & it's usually just a bunch of white ppl voting for a bunch of all white movies although every now & then they let minorities join in on the fun.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 40min
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Documentary about the history of Marvel comics.
The 59th Annual Academy Awards
[1987]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The official, annual, Hollywood award show that hands out many movie honors, including the Oscars. That year's show was hosted by Ralph Bellamy, and saw big wins by Marlee Matlin, Paul Newman, and Michael Caine.
Film '72
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.
The Directors
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.
The 58th Annual Academy Awards
[1986]
 
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TV Special
Directed by:
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 30min
Directed by:
Marc McClure presents a documentary on the making of Superman (1978).
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 31min
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The Defenders
[1961]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
Created by:
A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.
First to Fight
[1967]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 32min
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In WW2, highly decorated Marine Sgt. Jack Connell comes home to the USA from the Pacific War and trains recruits for the army until his fighting spirit prods him to request a return to active duty on the front lines.
Documentary | Documentary
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An amazing insider's look at nearly four decades of movie making including screen tests, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Tom Hanks, Raquel Welch, George Lucas, Oliver Stone, Robert Altman and much more.
The Best of Hollywood
[1998]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 37min
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Join Tab Hunter on a journey through the history of Hollywood's greatest cinematic achievements from the 1950s to the end of the 20th century.
Documentary | Crime, Documentary | 54min
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Documentary | Documentary, Music | 2h
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A Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to dancer Fred Astaire by the AFI featuring highlights from his films and reminiscences from his co-workers.
Backstory
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
As seen on AMC, "Backstory" is a series that takes a provocative and in-depth look at the making of popular motion pictures. Stars, directors, producers and other Hollywood players provide revealing inside "backstories" about the events that affected each production - and their lives. Using exclusive film footage, rare archival still photos and insightful interviews, these programs uncover everything... see more
Documentary | Crime, Documentary | 56min
Real-life cop Sony Grosso turned Hollywood producer hosts a 30th Anniversary special featuring interviews with various persons involved in the making of The French Connection (1971).
Mad Dog Coll
[1961]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 1h 28min
Directed by:
Story of Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll, a notorious gangland killer in the 1930s.
Banning
[1967]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 42min
Directed by:
A playboy golf pro down is on his luck. Kicked off the circuit for alleged cheating he is forced to hustle for a living. Moving from one Country Club to another, he uses his talents to hustle golf and women while trying to stay one step ahead of an irate loan shark.
The 56th Annual Academy Awards
[1984]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 31min
Directed by:
Documentry about western movies from the early days with John Wayne to present day and to the end.
Iron Horse
[1966]
 
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TV Series | Western | 1h
Ben Calhoun won the half-completed Buffalo Pass, Scalplock and Defiance Line railroad in a poker game and must fight 1880s Indians, bankers and bad guys to complete the line.
Documentary | Documentary | 52min
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Ernie Anderson narrates this look at the making of Richard Donner's blockbuster 1978 film. Behind-the-scenes footage, as well as scenes from the film, reveal just how audiences were able to "believe a man can fly". This program features interviews with key cast and crew.
A Covenant with Death
[1967]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 37min
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A convicted murderer kills his hangman. Then it is discovered that he actually didn't commit the murder he was convicted for.
The South Bank Show
[1978]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 53min
Long-running arts series.
Earth and the American Dream
[1992]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
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Documentary | Documentary
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An overview of the career of producer/director Irwiln Allen, using footage from his films and interviews with those who worked with and for him.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 5min
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The 43rd Annual Academy Awards
[1971]
 
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TV Special
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CBS This Morning
[1987]
 
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TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 2h
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CBS's morning news and talk show.
The Trials of O'Brien
[1965]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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A flamboyant Shakespeare quoting New York Defense Attorney always seems to get into trouble.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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The 44th Annual Academy Awards
[1972]
 
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TV Special
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Hawk
[1966]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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The crimebusting techniques of Native American detective John Hawk of the New York City DA's office.
Hollywood Greats
[1977]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History | 40min
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times.
The DuPont Show of the Week
[1961]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 1h
The United States Steel Hour
[1953]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 1h
Live drama series that was one of the best TV shows ever shown. Over 200 live plays covering all aspects of society were shown.
The 45th Annual Academy Awards
[1973]
 
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TV Special
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East Side/West Side
[1963]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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Neil Brock is a young social worker in the slums of New York City; his boss is Frieda Hechlinger; and Jane Foster is the office secretary. This dramatic series features stories about child abuse, drug abuse, rip-offs of the welfare system, crime, etc., i.e., all of the problems of the inner city.
ABC's Wide World of Sports
[1961]
 
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TV Series | Sport | 1h 30min
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ABC's weekend extravaganzas about everything that can be called a sports event.
Shadow on the Land
[1968]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 1h 40min
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Patriotic freedom fighters struggle against a fascist dictatorship in a near-future USA.
Brenner
[1959]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 30min
Roy is a hardened twenty year cop with the NYPD; his son Ernie is an idealistic rookie. Together they face and learn from their different views of life and work.
The Movie Show
[1986]
 
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TV Series | 30min
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For 15 years now, Australia has joined Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton every week to review the latest movies. Margaret and David talk about 4 or 5 movies each week and give us a rating out of 5-stars about movies that are released that week or the week after.
Night of 100 Stars II
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Family, Music | 3h
100 Years at the Movies
[1994]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 9min
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Commemorates the centennial of American movies with a montage of clips and music scores from the most important movies of the century.
Premio Donostia a Matt Dillon
[2006]
 
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TV Special | 25min
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Premio Donostia translates to The Donostia Award. It is an honorific award given every year to either one, two or several actors and occasionally to directors in the San Sebastián International Film Festival, in Spain. It was created in 1986, and this short film honours the 2006 winners who were Matt Dillon and Max Von Sydow
Documentary | Documentary
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Legendary filmmaker Billy Wilder becomes the 14th recipient of The American Film Institute Life Achievement Award as clips from a number of his classic films are unreeled: "The Major and the Minor," "Double Indemnity," "The Lost Weekend," "Sunset Blvd.," "Ace in the Hole," "Stalag 17," "Sabrina," "Love in the Afternoon," "Some Like it Hot," "The Apartment," "Irma La Douce," "The Fortune Cookie," and... see more
America at the Movies
[1976]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 56min
A compilation of scenes from 83 films, divided into 5 segments: The Land, The Cities, The Families, The Wars, The Spirit.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 24min
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The Making of 'Runaway Jury'
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 12min
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 40min
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Mary Shelley created a monster in 1818, and writers, actors and filmmakers haven't been able to get enough of it ever since. The history of the creature on and off the screen includes clips from Thomas Edison's 1910 filmization to Kenneth Branagh's 1994 treatment, plus interviews with Robert De Niro, Mel Brooks, Roger Corman and others. Hosted by Roger Moore; narrated by Eli Wallach.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 42min
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The 46th Annual Tony Awards
[1992]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Sports on the Silver Screen
[1997]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Sport | 1h 25min
Cinema
[1964]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 30min
Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.
Showbiz Today
[1984]
 
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TV Series | News
The Making of 'Crimson Tide'
[1995]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 20min
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This documentary provides fans with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this high-tension thriller about the decisions faced by a submarine crew who think the President may have ordered a missle launch. Includes interviews with stars Washington and Hackman, as well as other members of the cast and crew, who relate their experiences in working on the film.
Femmes Fatales: Sharon Stone
[1998]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 25min
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The Sky Divers
[1969]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 15min
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A behind the scenes, promotional short about the making of the feature film _The Gypsy Moths (1969)_, which extensively features free fall skydiving. There are interviews with the director, cast members, and members of the professional skydiving crew while on location in Kansas for three months. The crew explain the development of and demonstrate the use of various equipment used in the experimental... see more
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