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Jeffrey Wright
Born December 7, 1965 (age 53)
Jeffrey Wright (born December 7, 1965) is an American film, television and stage actor. He is known for such roles as Belize in the HBO miniseries Angels in America, Jean-Michel Basquiat in Basquiat, Felix Leiter in the James Bond films Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, Valentin Narcisse in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire, and Beetee in The Hunger Games films. He currently stars as Bernard Lowe... full bio
Westworld
[2016]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Western | 1h 2min
Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.
Hold the Dark
[2018]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 5min
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After the deaths of three children suspected to be killed by wolves, writer Russell Core is hired by the parents of a missing six-year-old boy to track down and locate their son in the Alaskan wilderness.
Friday's Child
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 31min
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Fresh out of foster care at age 18, a young drifter turns to petty crime to survive, and discovers an impossible love in an unlikely friend.
The Public
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 2min
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In "the public" an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. The story revolves around the library patrons, many of whom are homeless, mentally ill and marginalized, as well as an exhausted and overwhelmed staff of librarians who often build emotional connections and a sense of obligation... see more
Moynihan
[2018]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 42min
A biographical portrait of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, twentieth century colossus: public intellectual, policy specialist, ambassador and U.S. Senator from New York. The film captures the spirit of Moynihan's remarkable ideas as they evolved over the course of his tumultuous life in postwar America, featuring both the triumphs and the controversies. A poor boy who grew up on the streets of Depression-era... see more
The Good Dinosaur
[2015]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 33min
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In a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Lady in the Water
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 1h 50min
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Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.
Cadillac Records
[2008]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Music | 1h 49min
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Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists.
A Single Shot
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 56min
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The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.
Basquiat
[1996]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 48min
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Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel is "discovered" by Andy Warhol's art world and becomes a star. But success has a high price, and Basquiat pays with friendship, love, and eventually, his life.
Chicago 10
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Animation, Documentary, History | 1h 50min
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Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
Boycott
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 58min
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Black Americans boycott the public buses during the 1950s civil rights movement.
Blackout
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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Chain of events that unfolds in a forgotten Brooklyn neighborhood during the blackout of 2003.
O.G.
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 53min
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A maximum-security prison inmate named Louis, who, 24 years after committing a violent crime as a young man, finds himself on the cusp of release from prison, facing an uncertain future on the outside. He encounters Beech, a newly incarcerated young man who offers him much needed-friendship, though it's not without unfortunate complications. The younger inmate echoes of his older counterpart, stirring... see more
Monster
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 31min
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"Monster" is what the prosecutor calls 17 year old honors student Steve Harmon. He is being charged with felony murder. But is Steve really a monster? Adapted from the best-selling novel of the same name by Walter Dean Myers.
Too Tired to Die
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 37min
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Keith is a Japanese twenty-something who is followed by Death in various disguises. When he finally faces her, Death tells him that he has only 12 hours to live and he needs to make the most of it.
Cement
[2000]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 37min
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What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided by the narration of Nin, Bill's coke-snorting partner, we go back and forth over the past 48 hours to find out what brings Bill and Sean to this deadly scene. Missing... see more
Dwight Howard in the Moment
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 13min
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Original documentary follows NBA superstar Dwight Howard from his rise to fame with the Orlando Magic to his exciting and promising future with the Houston Rockets.
Sin's Kitchen
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama
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In the spirit of Dante's Inferno, this modern-day triptych unfolds three complex tales of lies, secrets, and sins, all intricately woven together to explore the hidden shadows of man's soul.
The True Story of Hannibal
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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One of history's greatest military leaders, at age nine Hannibal accompanied his father Hamilcar Barca on the Carthaginian expedition to conquer Spain. Before embarking, the boy vowed eternal hatred for Rome, his people's bitter rival. Twenty years later, in 218 BC, he left New Carthage (now Cartagena, Spain) to wage war on "The Eternal City" with an army of about 40,000, including cavalry and elephants... see more
Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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Blood Diamonds
[2006]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 2h
Bremen Musicians
[2018]
 
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Movie | Animation
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The Goldfinch
[2019]
 
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Movie | Drama
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A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Venture Bros.
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 22min
The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty Venture, his competent, high strung bodyguard, and his two over-enthusiastic sons.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Mystery | 2h 26min
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Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Game Night
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 1h 40min
A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery when the shady brother of one of them is seemingly kidnapped by dangerous gangsters.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 2h 3min
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Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
Source Code
[2011]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi | 1h 33min
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A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2h 17min
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As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the rebellion, must bring together an army against President Snow, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance.
Casino Royale
[2006]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 2h 24min
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Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.
Quantum of Solace
[2008]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 1h 46min
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James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource.
The Ides of March
[2011]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 41min
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An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
House
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Mystery | 44min
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An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.
Boardwalk Empire
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, History | 55min
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An Atlantic City, New Jersey politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.
Only Lovers Left Alive
[2013]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Horror | 2h 3min
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A depressed musician reunites with his lover. Though their romance, which has already endured several centuries, is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister.
Movie | Adventure, Drama, Mystery | 2h 9min
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A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Broken City
[2013]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 49min
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In a city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler.
BoJack Horseman
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 25min
BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around" in the '90s, now he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.
Syriana
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h 8min
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A politically charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.
Broken Flowers
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 1h 46min
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As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.
The Manchurian Candidate
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 2h 9min
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In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.
The Invasion
[2007]
 
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Movie | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 39min
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As a Washington psychiatrist unearths the origin of an alien epidemic, she also discovers her son might be the only way it can be stopped.
Ali
[2001]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 2h 37min
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A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.
W.
[2008]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 9min
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A chronicle of the life and presidency of George W. Bush.
Shaft
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 39min
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New York City police detective John Shaft (nephew of the original 1970s detective) goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
Ernest & Celestine
[2012]
 
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Movie | Animation, Comedy, Crime | 1h 20min
The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.
Angels in America
[2003]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 5h 52min
Angels in America is a TV mini-series starring Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, and Emma Thompson. Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-1980s and centers the story around a group of separate...
Eye See You
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Horror, Mystery | 1h 36min
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When a serial killer turns his attention on the lead detective he is asked to check into a clinic treating law enforcement officials who cant face their jobs. As the patients begin being murdered they restart doing what they do best.
Presumed Innocent
[1990]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Thriller | 2h 7min
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As a lawyer investigates the murder of a colleague, he finds himself more connected to the crime than anyone else.
Celebrity
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 53min
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The fortunes of a husband and wife differ drastically after they divorce.
Confirmation
[2016]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 50min
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Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States Supreme Court is called into question when Anita Hill, a former colleague, testifies that he sexually harassed her.
She's Gotta Have It
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Created by:
The story of one woman and her three lovers. TV series based on the film by Spike Lee.
Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Ride with the Devil
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 2h 18min
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Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles are friends in Missouri when the Civil War starts. Women and Blacks have few rights. Jack Bull's dad is killed by Union soldiers, so the young men join the Bushwhackers, irregulars loyal to the South. One is a Black man, Daniel Holt, beholden to the man who bought his freedom. They skirmish then spend long hours hiding. Sue Lee, a young widow, brings them food. She... see more
Hamlet
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 1h 52min
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Modern-day New York City adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder.
Homicide: Life on the Street
[1993]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
Created by:
A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore.
TV Series | Action, Adventure, Family | 45min
Created by:
The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.
Lackawanna Blues
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 35min
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In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia
[2000]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 40min
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A darkly romantic story of murder and redemption, set against an eerily familiar American landscape.
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
Series will focus on politics, pop culture, race, religion, media and sex.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Sport | 3h 34min
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The story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American Heavyweight boxing champion.
Faithful
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 31min
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A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards
[2017]
 
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TV Special | 2h 13min
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The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2016 until May 31, 2017, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Critical Care
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 47min
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Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million estate? Meanwhile, Werner must contend with his nutty supervisor, who insists that he only care for patients with full insurance. Can Werner sidestep the hospital's... see more
New York Undercover
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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Drugs, robbery, corruption, rape, murder. Cops versus criminals. The undercover war has started. Welcome to New York City.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 25min
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Feature length documentary examining the troubled life and tragic death of college football standout and talented NFL running back Lawrence Phillips, whose scars of childhood abuse and abandonment haunted him throughout his career.
Anderson Live
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
it's about a cool guy tellin the news
Separate But Equal
[1991]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History | 3h 10min
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A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.
Independent Lens
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.
Tavis Smiley
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
A diverse panel of experts on various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit's turnaround.
Broadway: The American Musical
[2004]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary, Music | 6h
A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical
The Giraffe
[1998]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 43min
Lena Katz, who is German, and David Fish, who is American, are Jews who live in New York. When Lena's mother, who arrives from Germany, meets her at a hotel, she finds an almost-dead woman lying on the hotel floor. She accompanies the injured woman to the hospital and meets David, who is the woman's son. After David's mother dies from the injuries, a question remains: was she murdered? The trail leads... see more
Jumpin' at the Boneyard
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 47min
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Manny tries to get his crack addict brother, Danny, to clean up.
TV Movie | Biography | 1h 30min
Directed by:
A Child's Garden of Poetry
[2011]
 
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TV Movie | Animation, Family | 30min
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Poetry classics are brought to animated life with readings by Liam Neeson, Claire Danes, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Carrie Fisher, Jeffrey Wright, Ziggy Marley, and more. A magical mix featuring some of the world's greatest writers -- from William Shakespeare to Langston Hughes -- and kids reciting their favorites straight from the heart.
Documentary | Documentary
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A two-part, four-hour documentary series honoring African-American servicemen and women.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 38min
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A documentary on the personal and political life of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tony Kushner. The film begins in 2001, when Kushner was mounting the production of his play "Homebody/Kabul" and runs through 2004, as he worked on John Kerry's presidential campaign, got married to Mark Harris, worked with Maurice Sendak, and opened the Broadway musical "Caroline, or Change."
Saving My Tomorrow
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, Family | 25min
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From the children who will inherit the planet, comes a collection of songs, activism, and heartfelt tips for protecting the earth. Kids share their thoughts on subjects ranging from endangered animals and pollution to climate change. Behind the scenes at the American Museum of Natural History, scientists talk with kids about how organisms are affected by a changing earth. A mix of science, animation... see more
Premio Donostia a Willem Dafoe
[2005]
 
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TV Special | 30min
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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 2005 winner who was Willem Dafoe.
With All Deliberate Speed
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 50min
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Documentary filmmaker Peter Gilbert unearths the legacy of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education -- where it was ruled that "in the field of public education, the doctrine of 'separate but equal' has no place" -- via never-before-heard stories from people directly responsible for, and greatly affected by, the original case.
D.L. Hughley Breaks the News
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Reality-TV, Talk-Show | 1h
Bond on Location
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 25min
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Behind the scenes of shooting in various notoriously difficult locations, including interviews with producers and lead actors.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 8min
TV Movie | Family | 25min
Directed by:
Poems about love...birds...roses...weather. This special presents some of the world's greatest works of poetry in a way that children can appreciate. From William Shakespeare and Robert Louis Stevenson to Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Frost, the legendary lines are presented via whimsical animation and lovingly read by some of today's most respected performers, including Andy Garcia, John Lithgow... see more
33rd NAACP Image Awards
[2002]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Documentary | Documentary | 13min
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An entire overview of the global and culture phenomenon franchise, The Hunger Games series.
Steve
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
After ending his Chicago-based show, Steve Harvey heads to Los Angeles to host a new weekday syndicated program aiming to bring a late night atmosphere to the afternoon.
Heute
[1963]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, News | 20min
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"Heute" (literal translation: "Today") is a news program on German public-service television broadcaster ZDF with the latest reports of the day in the fields of politics, economy, science, culture and sports as well as a weather forecast. The main program is broadcast daily at 19:00 o'clock (7 p.m.).
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
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'The Hollywood Reporter', in partnership with Sundance TV, holds round-table discussions with Oscar and Emmy nominees.
Documentary | Documentary | 2h 14min
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the blockbuster film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1.
2006 Independent Spirit Awards
[2006]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 49min
Directed by:
Becoming Bond
[2006]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 26min
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Documentary | Documentary, Short
Explores the nature of creativity and collaboration on the making of this very unique story in an earnest and unexpectedly touching manner.
The Making of 'Ali'
[2001]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 29min
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A documentary about the making of director Michael Mann's feature film "Ali".
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