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John Agar
January 31, 1921 - April 7, 2002 (age 81)
John George Agar, Jr. (January 31, 1921 – April 7, 2002) was an American actor. He is best known for starring alongside John Wayne in the films Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache, and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon. In his later career he was the star of B movies, such as Tarantula, The Mole People, The Brain from Planet Arous, Revenge of the Creature, Flesh and the Spur, and Hand of Death. He was the first... full bio
Miracle Mile
[1988]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Romance | 1h 27min
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A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes.
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
[1949]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 43min
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Captain Nathan Brittles, on the eve of retirement, takes out a last patrol to stop an impending massive Indian attack. Encumbered by women who must be evacuated, Brittles finds his mission imperiled.
Sands of Iwo Jima
[1949]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, War | 1h 40min
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A dramatization of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima.
Tarantula
[1955]
 
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Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 20min
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A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.
Revenge of the Creature
[1955]
 
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Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 22min
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Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.
The 74th Annual Academy Awards
[2002]
 
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TV Special | Family | 4h 16min
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The 75th Annual Academy Awards
[2003]
 
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TV Special | 3h 30min
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The Mole People
[1956]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror | 1h 17min
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A party of archaeologists discovers the remnants of a mutant five-millennia-old Sumerian civilization living beneath a glacier atop a mountain in Mesopotamia.
Attack of the Puppet People
[1958]
 
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Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 19min
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Lonely, deranged puppet-master designs a machine that shrinks people.
Journey to the Seventh Planet
[1962]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 17min
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Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs.
Invisible Invaders
[1959]
 
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Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 7min
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Aliens, contacting scientist Adam Penner, inform him that they have been on the moon for twenty thousand years, undetected due to their invisibility, and have now decided to annihilate humanity unless all the nations of earth surrender immediately. Sequestered in an impregnable laboratory trying to find the aliens' weakness, Penner, his daughter, a no-nonsense army major and a squeamish scientist are... see more
The Brain from Planet Arous
[1957]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Horror | 1h 11min
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Gor, a powerful criminal brain from the planet Arous, assumes the body of scientist Steve March. Through March, he begins to control the world by threatening destruction to any country challenging his domination. Another brain, Val, works with March's future wife Sally to defeat Gor. Val explains that Gor will be vulnerable when he is forced to leave March at intervals to re-energize. Gor's vulnerable... see more
Along the Great Divide
[1951]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Romance, Western | 1h 28min
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A U.S. Marshall and two deputies rescue a cattle rustler from a lynch mob led by a local cattle baron convinced that the rustler also killed his son.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 30min
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A spaceship crashes upon an unexplored planet, and the rescuers sent to search for survivors discover that decades have passed due to time dilation.
Zontar: The Thing from Venus
[1966]
 
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TV Movie | Sci-Fi | 1h 20min
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A young scientist who helps a lone alien from Venus, finds out it wants to destroy man.
Night Fright
[1967]
 
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Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 15min
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A government space experiment into the effects of cosmic rays on animal life goes horribly wrong, creating a mutant monster that terrorizes a rural community.
The Woman on Pier 13
[1949]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1h 13min
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Successful, newly married Brad Collins once belonged to the Communist Party of the USA, and now the Party will stop at nothing to use him.
Curse of the Swamp Creature
[1966]
 
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TV Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 20min
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Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the mad Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments on the local swamp people in an attempt to discover the secret of evolution. When a party of oil surveyors comes upon his isolated laboratory he decides to take the final step and turn one of them into a grotesque amphibious creature.
Shield for Murder
[1954]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1h 22min
When a brutal police detective Lt. murders a bookmaker's runner for $25,000 in cash, a deaf mute sees him do it, and now he finds he must kill again to cover his tracks.
Star in the Dust
[1956]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 20min
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A sheriff planning on legally hanging a killer, has to contend with farmers who want to lynch him, and cattlemen who want to help him escape.
Daughter of Dr. Jekyll
[1957]
 
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Movie | Fantasy, Horror | 1h 11min
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A young woman discovers she is the daughter of the infamous Dr. Jekyll, and begins to believe that she may also have a split personality, one of whom is a ruthless killer.
Coming Soon
[1982]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi | 55min
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Scenes and trailers from fifty of Universal's greatest horror films.
Adventure in Baltimore
[1949]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 29min
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The liberated daughter of a 1905 minister innocently starts a scandal.
Hand of Death
[1962]
 
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Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h
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Alex Marsh has just created a serum combining hypnotic drug and nerve gas. Unfortunately he uses himself as a guinea pig and the drug transform him into a murderous monster.
The Fearmakers Collection
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 5h
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Half-hour profiles of ten of the screen's masters of classic terror and suspense, based on the book THE FEARMAKERS (St. Martin's Press, 1994) by John McCarty.
Horrible Horror
[1986]
 
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Video | Comedy, Horror | 1h 50min
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A collection of trailers and previews from various low-budget horror films of the '50s and '60s.
Breakthrough
[1950]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 31min
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An American infantry unit, from its pre-invasion training to combat in Europe.
The Magic Carpet
[1951]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 24min
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Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and plans a rebellion. Princess Narah (Lucille Ball (I)'), sister of the fake ruler, is attracted to him until she learns he plans a revolt of the people.
The Vampire Hunters Club
[2001]
 
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Video | Comedy, Horror, Short | 30min
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A club comprised of some elderly gentlemen are determined to hunt down Dracula.
Hell Raiders
[1968]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, War | 1h 20min
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John Agar As Maj. Ronald Paxton
Jet Attack
[1958]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 9min
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Three American pilots are shot down behind enemy lines during the Korean war, where they encounter a mysterious Russian nurse. Their life is on her hand.
Bait
[1954]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 19min
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A beautiful blonde leads a man down the road to ruin.
Flesh and the Spur
[1956]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 18min
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A young cowboy searches for the killer of his twin brother.
Destination Space
[1959]
 
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TV Movie | Sci-Fi | 51min
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From space pioneers to modernday missions, it's a thrilling look at man's quest to conquer space.
The Man with No Name
[1977]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
Profile of Clint Eastwood.
The Lonesome Trail
[1955]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 13min
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A veteran of the Indian wars, Johnny Rush returns to his home to find that it has been confiscated by a cattle baron taking over in the valley. Rush also finds that his girl is engaged to the baron, because the girl's fathers' ranch is in financial jeopardy. When Rush loses the use of his gun arm in a fight with the barons henchmen, he learns to use a bow and arrow for defense...with deadly conseq... see more
Woman of the North Country
[1952]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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In 1890 Minnesota Christine Powell is the scheming head of the Powell dynasty, the richest mining empire of the era. But the Powell mine deposits are diminishing. The Mesabi range represents a whole new productive area but the rights to mine there are held by a young geological engineer, Kyle Ramlo. The latter reaches an impasse when he needs money to continue his experimentation with open-pit mining... see more
Cavalry Command
[1958]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Romance, War | 1h 17min
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An American cavalry brigade is sent to occupy a small Filipino village in 1902 and quell guerilla resistance in the surrounding jungle. Working with the people to build roads, schools, and bridges, they prove that the most important thing an army can have is "good will and integrity."
Divided We Fall
[1982]
 
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The Golden Mistress
[1954]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Horror | 1h 23min
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Ann Dexter, daughter of an itinerant Haiti waterfront character, Carl Dexter, brings a golden idol, which her father her stolen at a voodoo ceremony, to Bill Buchanan, who is known along the waterfront as a man eternally on a treasure hunt. He agrees to let Ann accompany him in search of the treasure after a native he befriended gives him directions and certain voodoo secret charms. They follow an... see more
Hold Back Tomorrow
[1955]
 
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Movie | Drama, Film-Noir | 1h 15min
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A condemned murderer, scheduled to hang in the morning, asks for the company of a woman in his final hours.
Raymie
[1960]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 12min
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Raymie (David Ladd), a nine-year-old boy and an avid fisherman, dreams of catching a legendary giant barracuda know as Old Moe. When he finally accomplishes the feat of landing Old Moe, he has a change of heart and doesn't want to see the barracuda destroyed.
Documentary | Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi
Documentary | Documentary, Short
A documentary hosted by film critic Leonard Maltin, detailing the making of the classic 1949 John Wayne war film "The Sands of Iwo Jima." Included are clips from the film and interviews with Wayne's co-stars and members of his family.
Documentary | Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi
Documentary about Jekyll-and-Hyde and werewolf movies, featuring interviews with many of the stars of the old films.
King Kong
[1976]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror | 2h 14min
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A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.
Nightbreed
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Fantasy, Horror | 1h 42min
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A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Body Bags
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 31min
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Three short stories in the horror genre. The first about a serial killer. The second about a hair transplant gone wrong. The third about a baseball player.
Fort Apache
[1948]
 
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Movie | Western | 2h 5min
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At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.
Big Jake
[1971]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 50min
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In 1909, when John Fain's gang kidnaps Big Jake McCandles' grandson and hold him for ransom, Big Jake sets out to rescue the boy.
Chisum
[1970]
 
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Movie | Biography, Western | 1h 51min
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Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.
Highway to Heaven
[1984]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Fantasy | 1h
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A probationary angel, sent back to Earth, teams with an ex-cop to help people.
The Undefeated
[1969]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 59min
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After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government for $35 a head while Langdon is leading a contingent of displaced southerners, who are looking for a new life in Mexico after losing their property to carpetbaggers... see more
Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 1h 40min
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Al Capone's Valentine Day surprise for the rival Bugs Moran gang in 1929 Chicago.
Rawhide
[1959]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Western | 50min
Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive. He is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.
Family Affair
[1966]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Family | 30min
Bill's comfortable lifestyle must change when he receives a group of unexpected, long-term, guests.
Fear
[1990]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Thriller | 1h 30min
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Psychic Cayce Bridges helps police solve murders by mentally linking with the murderer. Then she discovers a murderer with the same talent - who wants to share the fear of his victims with her.
The Victors
[1963]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 2h 55min
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Intelligent, sprawling saga of a squad of American soldiers, following them through Europe during World War II.
The Naked Monster
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 40min
A brain-dead sheriff, a stolid secret agent and a sexy scientist team with a grumpy retired monster fighter to battle a 60 foot, three-eyed cross between man and dinosaur.
Branded
[1965]
 
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TV Series | Western | 30min
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In the 1880s Jason McCord travels the country trying to prove he's no coward. He needs to do this because the military career of this West point graduate came to an end when he was thrown out of the army after being accused of cowardice.
100 Years of Horror
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, Horror | 5h 43min
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Clips from Horror Films.
The Perfect Bride
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 34min
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A young woman begins to suspect that her brother's young fiancée, an attractive Englishwoman, is actually a serial killer who kills men on the eve of their weddings.
Bat Masterson
[1958]
 
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TV Series | Western | 30min
Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.
Frank Capra's American Dream
[1997]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 55min
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Ron Howard hosts a biography of the life and career of filmmaker Frank Capra, including interviews with the director's friends, colleagues and admirers.
Lawman
[1958]
 
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TV Series | Western | 30min
Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon where she sings and entertains and has a close, unspoken relationship with Troop.
Mr. No Legs
[1979]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 30min
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Heads roll as two cops, Chuck and Andy, go against Mr. D'Angelo, the biggest drug dealer in Florida, and his ruthless enforcer Fred, who has no legs but does have two mean double barrel shotguns built into his wheelchair.
Johnny Reno
[1966]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 23min
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The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.
Whirlybirds
[1957]
 
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TV Series | Adventure | 30min
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One hundred eleven episodes of this syndicated show were produced between 1956 and 1959, debuting in the US in January 1957. Chuck and P.T. own a helicopter company that is hired to perform all types of jobs. Janet Culver was the original secretary being replaced by Helen Carter in the second season.
Invasion of Privacy
[1992]
 
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Video | Thriller
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A reporter hires a young ex-convict who seems to be turning his life around to help her with a story she's doing on prisons. What she doesn't know is that the man is really a psychopath who has developed an obsession with her, and he begins an affair with the reporter's beautiful young daughter.
Perfect Victims
[1988]
 
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Movie | Horror, Thriller | 1h 30min
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A psycho who has contracted AIDS blames women for his disease, and begins to stalk and kill beautiful girls.
Waco
[1966]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 25min
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A lawless town asks the state governor to pardon an imprisoned gunfighter in order to hire him as sheriff but various factions plan to kill the new sheriff and take over the town.
Joe Butterfly
[1957]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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American soldiers in occupied Tokyo get mixed up with a conniving black-marketeer.
Law of the Lawless
[1964]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 27min
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Hothead Pete Stone has been arrested for the murder of George.
Hondo
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Western | 1h
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Hondo, an embittered former Rebel officer, travels Arizona Territory in the 1870's with his dog Sam. Often clashing with the local cavalry, who he hold responsible for the death of his Indian wife, he tries to keep the peace between competing factions.
Young Fury
[1965]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 20min
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With the Dawson gang on his trail, gunslinger Clint McCoy returns to his hometown where he finds his old farm abandoned, his wife in charge of a saloon and his son in charge of a group of young thugs.
Stage to Thunder Rock
[1964]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 22min
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An aging sheriff is put in the position of having to arrest the outlaw father and two sons with whom he was raised.
The Young and the Brave
[1963]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 24min
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A boy accompanies three soldiers in their escape from the enemy in Korea.
Of Love and Desire
[1963]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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American engineer Steve Corey comes to Mexico to work at one of the mining projects owned by Katherine Beckman and her half-brother Paul. He meets Katherine, and the man he is replacing, Bill Maxton, tells him that Katherine is his for the asking..."all you have to do is touch her---she goes off like fireworks. There were plenty of guys before me, and there'll be plenty after me." Steve finds Katherine... see more
The Rocket Man
[1954]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi | 1h 19min
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Wacky complications ensue when a little boy comes into possession of a ray gun that compels anyone caught in its beam to tell the truth. He uses it to prevent his orphanage from being shut down by creditors and to help a cute couple fall in love.
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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An American sitcom series starring Gale Storm. The series is about a Susanna Pomery, a cruise director for an ocean liner traveling the world.
Ripcord
[1961]
 
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TV Series | Adventure | 30min
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Operating their skydiving service company "Ripcord", Jim Buckley and Ted McKeever are able to get to places that others can't and get there much faster. This leads them on many exciting adventures from chasing bad guys to performing daring rescues. This series inspired the first widespread interest in parachuting as a sport.
Fireside Theatre
[1949]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 30min
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The Delphi Bureau
[1972]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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The adventures of government agent Glenn Garth Gregory and his photographic memory.
Chase
[1973]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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Adventures of an unconventional police unit led by Capt. Chase Reddick.
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