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Joe Pesci
Born February 9, 1943 (age 76)
Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci (born February 9, 1943) is an American actor, singer, musician and comedian, known for playing tough, volatile characters, in a variety of genres. He is best known for his role as Harry Lime in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York and for co-starring with Robert De Niro in the Martin Scorsese-directed films Raging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990), and Casino (1995).
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Goodfellas
[1990]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 2h 26min
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The story of Henry Hill and his life in the mob, covering his relationship with his wife Karen Hill and his Mob partners Jimmy Conway and Tommy DeVito in the Italian-American crime syndicate.
Casino
[1995]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 2h 58min
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A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Home Alone
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family | 1h 43min
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An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
[1992]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 2h
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind.
Raging Bull
[1980]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 2h 9min
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An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.
Lethal Weapon 4
[1998]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 2h 7min
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With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.
Lethal Weapon 3
[1992]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 58min
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Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue an arms dealer who is a former LAPD officer.
Lethal Weapon 2
[1989]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 54min
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Riggs and Murtaugh are on the trail of South African diplomats who are using their immunity to engage in criminal activities.
My Cousin Vinny
[1992]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 2h
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Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.
With Honors
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 43min
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Convinced his thesis will have him graduate with honors from Harvard University, a stuffy student finds himself at the mercy of a homeless man's demands when he holds the papers hostage.
Moonwalker
[1988]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Fantasy | 1h 33min
Anthology movie by, and starring, Michael Jackson in his prime, combining a number of music videos from his bestselling "Bad" album with a fantasy tale of Michael's confrontation with a ruthless drug dealer known as Mr. Big (Joe Pesci).
Gone Fishin'
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 34min
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Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 35min
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A mob bagman finds that his luggage, containing the proof of his gang's latest hit, has been switched.
Love Ranch
[2010]
 
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Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1h 57min
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A drama centered around a married couple who opened the first legal brothel in Nevada.
Easy Money
[1983]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 35min
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To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard-living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before they get the best of him.
The Super
[1991]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 35min
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Karma comes into play when a wealthy wisecracking landlord is ordered by a court to live in the filthy building that he runs.
Jimmy Hollywood
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 52min
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Jimmy Alto is an actor wannabe who stumbles into the role of a lifetime. He becomes a vigilante crime-fighter, aided by his sidekick William, who has suffered a head wound and has problems with short-term memory. Jimmy's vigilante alter ego soon becomes a media wonder--but Jimmy remains a total unknown and his long-suffering girl friend Lorraine is getting fed up with the whole situation.
The Public Eye
[1992]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 39min
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Story of a 1940s photographer who specializes in crime and in not getting involved... until this time.
Man on Fire
[1987]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 32min
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A former CIA agent, John Creasy, is hired as a bodyguard for a girl in Italy, who becomes the daughter he never had. When she is abducted, Creasy's fiery rage is unleashed, and despite being badly wounded, embarks on a bloody revenge spree.
The Death Collector
[1976]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 25min
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Neighborhood kid goes to work for the Mafia as a debt collector.
Documentary | Documentary
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The American Film Institute presents Martin Scorsese with their twenty-fifth Life Achievement Award. Director, producer, editor, writer, actor, historian, movie buff, film preservationist and champion of artists' rights, Martin Scorsese has left his mark on virtually every aspect of the motion picture. He is among the finest and most influential of American directors, past and present. Scorsese directed... see more
Dear Mr. Wonderful
[1982]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 40min
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Joe Pesci is a small man looking for a big break. Owner of a bowling alley and nightclub in Jersey, Ruby Dennis (Pesci) sets his sites on making it big in Vegas. But Ruby finds more than he gambled for and in the end is a much bigger man for it.
Tutti dentro
[1984]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 48min
The incorruptible judge Annibale Salvemini, starts investigating over a classic Italian business/politics/corruption affair. He start to operate, as usual, very strongly. He orders numberless arrests. But the reaction of counterparts won't take long. In fact his strong energetic manners, drive him unintentionally on the opposite situation. Who is the real guilty the judge or the corrupted Italian ... see more
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 20min
Half Nelson
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h
Rocky Nelson is a New York cop, who after making a major bust and selling the rights of his story to Hollywood decides to try his luck out as an actor. However, when he gets there, the directors think that he is too short to be an actor. He is then approach by someone who offers him a job at a Hollywood security agency, cause he would fit in there being an ex-cop and while working there he could come... see more
Short Movie | Comedy, Short | 30min
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Once Upon a Time in America
[1984]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 3h 49min
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
The Good Shepherd
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Thriller | 2h 47min
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The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.
JFK
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Thriller | 3h 9min
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New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
A Bronx Tale
[1993]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 1min
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A father becomes worried when a local gangster befriends his son in the Bronx in the 1960s.
Tales from the Crypt
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy | 25min
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards
[2010]
 
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TV Special | 3h 37min
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Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin host the Oscars.
A Warrior's Tail
[2015]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Animation, Fantasy | 1h 25min
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A fairytale about a grand life journey of a 10-year-old boy Savva devoted to help his mom and fellow village people to break free from the vicious hyenas.
Betsy's Wedding
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 34min
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Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her strait-laced investment-banker fiancé, Jake Lovell, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by Jake's rich WASP parents that he blows the ceremony up into a bank-breaking showpiece, sending his wife, Lola, into a financial panic. Pressure from Betsy's extended... see more
Catchfire
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Crime | 1h 56min
A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
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.
Maury
[1991]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Talk-Show | 1h
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Day by day, Maury and his producers invite guests to the show. The audience participates and put questions to the guests. This talk-show is different from many of its peers by handling topics that are more sensitive and "private."
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 11min
Before he was the HBO stand-up comedian we all know and love, Chris Rock was on Saturday Night Live doing stand up comedy, expressing his feelings on crime, taxes, prison, holidays, and other topics of society. He also portrayed hilarious characters as Luther Campbell, Onski, Old Man Ernie, and the hilarious talk-show host Nat X!
The 70th Annual Academy Awards
[1998]
 
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TV Special
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An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.
The John Larroquette Show
[1993]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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Television sitcom about a recovering alcoholic who becomes the manager of a big city bus station. The tragicomic theme of the show is perhaps summed up best by an old carnival sign that now hangs in his office, 'This is a Dark Ride.'
Short Eyes
[1977]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A child molester sent to prison finds that criminals exact harsher justice than society.
The Howard Stern Radio Show
[1998]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
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Key bits and highlights from Stern's daily syndicated radio program.
TV Special | Comedy
All the best game show parodies of Saturday Night Live come together in this video that features such hilarious game shows as Old French Whore, Sucker Punches, Jeopardy 1999!, Celebrity Jeopardy, Bensonhurst Dating Game, and much more! With hosts like Will Ferell, Chris Farley, Phil Hartman, Dana Carvey, Tom Hanks, Mike Myers, Billy Crystal, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Joe... see more
The 65th Annual Academy Awards
[1993]
 
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TV Special | Family
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The 63rd Annual Academy Awards
[1991]
 
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TV Special | Family
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I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
[1982]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 47min
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A true story about Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Gordon's Valium addiction and her desperate attempts to kick the habit.
The 64th Annual Academy Awards
[1992]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 22min
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Tough Guise systematically examines the relationship between pop-cultural imagery and the social construction of masculine identities in the U.S. at the dawn of the 21st century.
Bullets Over Hollywood
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History
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"Bullets Over Hollywood" chronicles the blood-soaked landscape and enduring appeal of the American gangster movie - - from its origins in the silent film era to modern times.
A Galaxy Far, Far Away
[2001]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 2min
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A cross country exploration into the forces that attracts so many to the Star Wars mythos.
The Directors
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h
A documentary series focusing on some of cinema's greatest film directors.
TV Special
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The American Film Institute fetes curmudgeonly actor and sometimes director Nicholson and screens clips of his best-known, best-loved works.
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.
Comic Relief V
[1992]
 
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TV Special | Comedy | 4h
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The 53rd Annual Academy Awards
[1981]
 
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TV Special | Family
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TV Special | Comedy, Family, Music
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The Award Show Awards Show
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
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A 90 minute documentary takes a sardonic, probing look at awards shows and what they mean to pop culture.
Mini Series | Documentary
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TV Special | Comedy | 1h 48min
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Andrew "Dice" Clay and other comedians perform in this live Pay-Per-View special from New York City.
Movie | Drama
Traces the legendary author's life, from the images and memories of his early boyhood, to his tragic suicide at the age of sixty-two. We first meet Hemingway as a young boy dominated by the virile figure of his father, a doctor devoted to hunting and fishing. Hemingway next appears as an 18 year old ambulance driver during the World War I who is wounded on the front of Piave. In the hospital, he meets... see more
Hey, Let's Twist!
[1961]
 
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Movie | Musical | 1h 19min
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The rise, fall and rise again of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub is chronicled. The sons of the Peppermint Lounge nightclub owner nearly topple the club's initial success by redesigning the place but realize their mistake.
Blast 'Em
[1992]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 43min
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This is an entertaining documentary about the frenzied competition among paparazzi for celeb photos. It follows Victor Malafronte who pursues the likes of Michael J Fox (with wife and baby) and John Kennedy Jr (on rollerblades). He admits he has little sympathy for the privacy of his prey.
Asbury Park
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
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Hot summer nights, neon lights, an upcoming kid known locally as "The Boss" and the last breed of the Greasers held onto their roots and the boulevards in 1974 Asbury Park NJ.
Half Nelson
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 1h
Rocky Nelson is a former New York cop, who is trying to make it as an actor in Hollywood. However, like most actor wannabees, he is still looking for his big break, and his lack of stature doesn't endear him to the directors. So, he is currently working for Beverly Hills Patrol, a private security agency that caters to the needs of the Hollywood elite and who also try to keep things quiet for their... see more
TV Special | Family
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 30min
A documentary that presents a brief yet detailed account on the making of Martin Scorsese "GoodFellas", the successful film that redefined the Mafia on the big screen, and a cultural phenomenon of the 1990's. With interviews with cast and crew and clips from the movie, they all look back to this important movie, sharing their great experiences in what would turn out to be one of the greatest films... see more
TV Special | Comedy, Short | 30min
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The Erroneous Earth Kitchen
[2006]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Drama, Short | 20min
WE SEE a kaleidoscope of real and subliminal images. Swans in a pond. A float in a communion parade. A young man punching his reflection in a mirror. A man falls from a window. Swans again. Snow falls on evergreens. An aerial shot of New Jersey's industrial parks like a family of Giacommetti sculptures standing in the snow belching smoke. Peace. Violence. Juxtaposing beautiful images with an undercurrent... see more
Documentary | Action, Documentary, Short | 30min
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It's behind-the-scenes of Lethal Weapon 1-4. It's mostly bloopers but also interviews with Mel Gibson, Richard Donner and Joel Silver and there's also an alternate ending of Lethal Weapon 1.
Showbiz Today
[1984]
 
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TV Series | News
50 Years of Funny Females
[1995]
 
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Documentary | Comedy, Documentary
An ABC prime-time special clip show, celebrating 50 years of top comediennes from film and television.
1998 VH1 Fashion Awards
[1998]
 
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TV Special | Family
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Femmes Fatales: Sharon Stone
[1998]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 25min
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The Irishman
[2019]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
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A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
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