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Jane Alexander
Born October 28, 1939 (age 80)
Jane Alexander (born October 28, 1939) is an American author, actress and former director of the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a Tony Award winner and two-time Emmy Award winner.
Alexander made her Broadway debut in 1968 in The Great White Hope and won the 1969 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. Other Broadway credits include, 6 Rms Riv Vu (1972), The Night of the Iguana (1988)... full bio
Kramer vs. Kramer
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.
Last Love
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 51min
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He's a widower in Paris who speaks no French; she's a dance instructor less than half his age. Can they become a family, or will his estranged adult children halt the friendship?
City Heat
[1984]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 33min
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A slick private eye and tough police lieutenant--once partners, now bitter enemies--reluctantly team up to investigate a murder.
Christmas Around the Corner
[2018]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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Claire "Alexandra Breckenridge", a savvy venture capitalist from New York City, escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. Upon arrival, Claire finds Christmas celebrations have been canceled by the town after a flood and the bookstore is in a dire state of disrepair. She immediately takes on the challenge to revitalize the store, but clashes... see more
The Legend of the Titanic
[1999]
 
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Movie | Animation, Family, Fantasy | 1h 24min
A grandfather mouse tells his grandchildren the "real" story of the Titanic disaster, including himself, evil sharks, a giant octopus, and an evil whaling scheme.
Testament
[1983]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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The life of a suburban American family is scarred after a nuclear attack.
In Search of the Titanic
[2004]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 28min
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In search of the Titanic, a group of friends find themselves inside a bathysphere and awake in Atlantis. With the help of the King of Atlantis, they do their best to recover the Titanic.
The Loving Story
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Drama, History | 1h 17min
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A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. Long Way Home: The Loving Story is a story of love and the struggle for dignity set against a backdrop of historic anti-miscegenation sentiments in the U.S. The Lovings, an interracial couple, fell in love and married at a critical... see more
The Great White Hope
[1970]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Sport | 1h 43min
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A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.
TV Movie | Drama
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The love story of Prince William (Dan Amboyer) and Kate Middleton (Alice St. Clair) that resulted in one of the most celebrated weddings in history. At a pivotal point in their courtship, William takes to heart the advice of his mother, the late Princess Diana (Lesley Harcourt), which she bestowed in an interview before her untimely death. The message she left for her son: hold on to the love of your... see more
The New Centurions
[1972]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 43min
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An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Night Crossing
[1982]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family, History | 1h 47min
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Two men want to escape from East Germany but they will only go if they can take their families with them.
Playing for Time
[1980]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Music | 2h 30min
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Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.
Square Dance
[1987]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
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Gemma is 13 years old lives with her grandpa in the country, she has for many years. One day her mother shows up, and wants to take Gemma to the city. Her mother is married now, and can provide for Gemma. Gemma goes with her mother. In the city she gets to know Rory, an mentally disabled boy. They play together, imagining that they are married.
A Gunfight
[1971]
 
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Movie | Romance, Western | 1h 29min
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Two aging gunfighters in need of money come to an agreement to organize an actual showdown between them and sell tickets for it. The townsfolk is more than interested to see the "show".
The 65th Annual Academy Awards
[1993]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Miracle on 34th Street
[1973]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family, Fantasy | 1h 40min
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A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.
In the Custody of Strangers
[1982]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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A teenage delinquent who goes on a drunken joyride is left in jail overnight by his parents in the hope that he might learn a lesson from it. But events follow which result in the boy spending far longer behind bars than anyone had foreseen.
Night of 100 Stars
[1982]
 
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TV Special | Comedy, Family, Music | 3h
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All-star variety special celebrating the centennial of the Actors' Fund of America.
TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 35min
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The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.
Il commissario Manara
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Crime | 50min
Young inspector Luca Manara is a playboy. He works in a little Police Station in Tuscany. He drives his bike, a Triumph Bonneville, also for his job, chasing thieves. He loves jazz music, beautiful girls and Lara.
Blood & Orchids
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 4h
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Hester Murdoch is found naked and nearly beaten to death by four young Hawaiian men on the beach and taken to the hospital. Some of the men didn't want to get involved, fearing they might be blamed, because she was white, but do so anyway. Almost immediately everyone suspects they are to blame. When Hester's politically influential mother Doris finds out what really happened, she fearing a scandal... see more
Malice in Wonderland
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 2h
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Struggling actress Hedda Hopper can't get a break in Hollywood, even though an acquaintance of hers is the extremely powerful gossip monger Louella Parsons - maker and breaker of careers (and lives) through her daily syndicated newspaper column. The big movie moguls, fed up with Parson's power over their stars, decide to de-claw her by setting up gossip Hopper as a competitor in the rumour industry... see more
Sweet Country
[1987]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 2h 30min
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Anna and Ben are settled in rural Chile in the early 1970's. They are very isolated and their only real friends are two Chilean sisters, Eva and Monica. When Ben is stranded in Santiago on the eve of the military takeover of 1973, Anna is livid...and this is made worse by the fact that Eva, the ex-personal assistant to Allende's wife, has been arrested by the soldiers of the new Pinochet regime and... see more
Stay the Night
[1992]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 3h 20min
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Based on a true story, Barbara Hershey and Morgan Weisser portray two star crossed lovers who will stop at nothing to be together without any ridicule. "Stay the Night" tells the dark tale of the controversial romance of a small town teenage boy named Michael Kettman and a free-spirited older woman named Jimmie Sue Finger, who suffers from an abusive marriage. Jimmie Sue and her younger lover plot... see more
In Love and War
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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This movie is an account of US Navy Commander James Stockdale's 8 year imprisonment in North Vietnam. During his confinement in such camps as the infamous "Hanoi Hilton", Stockdale, among other senior officers, led a resistance group against the North Vietnamese, facing torture, isolation, and starvation in attempts to break their wills. Back in the US, Stockdale's wife, Sybil, begins working with... see more
The States
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 1h
The States takes a detailed look at what makes each of the 50 states special. Each episode features five states each and has interviews with native celebrities talking about their home state.
Death Be Not Proud
[1975]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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Based on the book by famed author John Gunther about the life and early death of his teenage son Johnny, who died from a brain tumor.
A Friendship in Vienna
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 40min
In 1930s Vienna, two best friends, a Jewish girl and a fascist's daughter, both witness the Nazi takeover of Austria, and question the impact it has on their lives.
Calamity Jane
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Western | 1h 40min
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Biography of the famous cowgirl Martha Jane Cannary (Calamity Jane) is the Wild West character.
The 56th Annual Academy Awards
[1984]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
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Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol
[1972]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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An American soldier manages to endure his captivity in a Vietnamese POW camp by keeping alive the memories of life in his home town. When he is finally released from the camp, and is discharged from the military, he goes back to his town - but he can find no trace whatsoever of it.
The 43rd Annual Academy Awards
[1971]
 
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TV Special
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Building Bombs
[1991]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 54min
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Documentary | Documentary | 49min
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A behind-the-scenes look at this Oscar-winning classic about a man who finds himself a single parent after his wife walks out on him, then is forced to fight for custody of his child in court. Includes interviews with the stars of the film, including Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep, giving their views of what it was like to make this picture.
Ho sposato un calciatore
[2005]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 6h 40min
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The lives of women married to professional football players. Based on the ITV series "Footballers' Wives."
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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Henry Fonda is honored for his career in theater, television and film by friends, family, and co-workers.
A Question of Love
[1978]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A woman fights her ex-husband for custody of her children when he sues for custody after learning that she is living in a relationship with another woman.
The Way
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Fantasy | 1h
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An influential New England gang loses its mob boss and turns to witchcraft to handle its criminal enterprises.
A Circle of Children
[1977]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A teacher at a school for emotionally disturbed children takes an interest in one particular child who doesn't talk but emits a stream of gibberish.
Open Admissions
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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This Is the West That Was
[1974]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Western | 1h 30min
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Wild Bill Hickok has to fight off not only a gang of gunfighters out to kill him, but also Calamity Jane, who has designs on him.
The 41st Annual Tony Awards
[1987]
 
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TV Special | Family
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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The 28th Annual Tony Awards
[1974]
 
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TV Special
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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The Good Fight
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 45min
When Diane Lockhart's life savings are lost, she must start from scratch at a new firm.
Terminator Salvation
[2009]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 55min
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In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted?
The Blacklist
[2013]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 43min
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A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.
The Ring
[2002]
 
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Movie | Horror, Mystery | 1h 55min
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A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it.
Elementary
[2012]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.
Forever
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 43min
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A 200-year-old man works in the New York City Morgue trying to find a key to unlock the curse of his immortality.
Dream House
[2011]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 24min
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Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling.
The Good Wife
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 43min
Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.
The Unborn
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1h 28min
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A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
The Cider House Rules
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 6min
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A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world.
Glory
[1989]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 2min
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Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates.
All the President's Men
[1976]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 18min
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"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.
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.
Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 2h 2min
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Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in love with Lionel Sweeney, an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century.
Gigantic
[2008]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 38min
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A mattress salesman finds his plan to adopt a Chinese baby augmented by the arrival of a young woman, who comes into his workplace, falls asleep on one of the beds, and starts to affect his life upon waking up.
Brubaker
[1980]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 11min
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The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
The Book of Negroes
[2015]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History, War | 4h 25min
Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 18th century.
The Divide
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Thriller | 44min
A district attorney uncovers new evidence that prompts the reinvestigation of a sensational murder case.
Tell Me You Love Me
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Romance | 1h
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A drama about three couples and the therapist they share.
Sunshine State
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 21min
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A woman and her new husband returns to her hometown roots in coastal northern Florida, and must deal with family, business, and encroaching real estate development.
Warm Springs
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 1min
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The stirring true story of Franklin D. Roosevelt's battle with polio in 1921.
Three Christs
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 57min
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Three Christs follows Dr. Alan Stone who is treating three paranoid schizophrenic patients at the Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, each of whom believed they were Jesus Christ. What transpires is both comic and deeply moving.
The Betsy
[1978]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 5min
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The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.
Deck the Halls
[2011]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama, Mystery | 1h 30min
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Detective Regan Reilly and cleaning-woman-turned-private-eye Alvirah Meehan, investigate the kidnapping of Regan's father and a young female driver just before the holidays. The race is on to rescue the pair and get them home in time for Christmas.
Freedom: A History of Us
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History
A 16 episode mini-series of the History of America.
American Masters
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charles Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holiday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
Carry Me Home
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 37min
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TV Special | 3h
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The Dick Cavett Show
[1968]
 
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TV Series | Music, Talk-Show | 1h 30min
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, perhaps too much so for television.
Eleanor and Franklin
[1976]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 3h 23min
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The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.
Daughter of the Streets
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 31min
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An activist single mom finds her life in turmoil when her neglected daughter becomes a hooker, living with an abusive and sadistic pimp.
The 61st Annual Tony Awards
[2007]
 
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TV Special
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N.Y.P.D.
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 30min
The three detectives fight every kind of criminal all over New York City. The show featured many actual New York locations, as well as episodes based on real New York police cases.
TV Series | Documentary | 58min
A look at contemporary art and artists.
The 49th Annual Academy Awards
[1977]
 
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TV Special
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The 49th Annual Tony Awards
[1995]
 
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TV Special
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Jenifer
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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The triumphant true story of three sisters who unite in the face of adversity when one of them is diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 28min
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30 years after its release, the personalities involved in the making of Alan J. Pakula's classic 'All the President's Men' revisit events and stories about the successful film based on the best-selling novel written by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, also presenting the important legacy the film had in culture and in journalism.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 16min
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It was a plot device worthy of any film noir thriller. A shadowy figure, keeper of the secrets to a national crime, reveals snippets of information to the man struggling to crack the case. Meetings in shadowy parking garages... cryptic signals using flower pots on balconies... it was John Le Carre or Alfred Hitchcock at their best... And it was all true. Featuring interviews with Carl Bernstein, Bob... see more
When She Says No
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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The 46th Annual Tony Awards
[1992]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The 52nd Annual Tony Awards
[1998]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Pakula: The Whole Damn Thing
[2018]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
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Pakula: The Whole Damn Thing," encompasses the personal and professional life of Alan J. Pakula that spanned such iconic masterworks as "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "All the President's Men." This lauded filmmaker and extremely private man made some of the most memorable movies of the last half of the 20th century. Notable cast members of several of his motion pictures talk about what it was like to... see more
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 10min
Hoffman, Redford, Bernstein, Woodward, Pakula and Bradlee. Creators and creatures involved in one way or another with 'All the President's Men', whether being the novel or the movie, appear in this documentary to talk about the challenge of both medias and how one was successfully transformed into another.
The 23rd Annual Tony Awards
[1969]
 
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TV Special | Family
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