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Louis Gossett Jr.
Born May 27, 1936 (age 83)
Louis Cameron Gossett Jr. (born May 27, 1936) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley in the 1982 film An Officer and a Gentleman, and his role as Fiddler in the 1977 ABC television miniseries Roots. Gossett has also starred in numerous film productions including A Raisin In The Sun, The Landlord, Skin Game, Travels with My Aunt, The Laughing Policeman... full bio
Enemy Mine
[1985]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 48min
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A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way.
The Punisher
[1989]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 29min
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When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as the Punisher.
Roots
[1977]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Drama, History, War | 9h 48min
Roots is a TV mini-series starring LeVar Burton, Robert Reed, and John Amos. A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.
Iron Eagle
[1986]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller, War | 1h 57min
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A daring young pilot launches a rescue mission when his air force veteran father is shot down and captured over enemy territory.
The Grace Card
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 41min
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Everything can change in an instant...and take a lifetime to unravel. Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships by extending and receiving God's grace. Offer The Grace Card, and never underestimate the power of God's love.
The Principal
[1987]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 49min
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A teacher is assigned to be the principal of a violent and crime-ridden high school.
Diggstown
[1992]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 38min
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Gabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business man owns most of a boxing-mad town called Diggstown. The bet is that Gabe can find a boxer that will knock out 10 Diggstown men, in a boxing ring, within 24 hours. "Honey" Roy Palmer is that man - although at 48, many say he is too old. A sub plot is thrown in about Charles Macum Diggs - the heavyweight... see more
A Fighting Man
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 28min
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An aging fighter (Dominic Purcell) in search of redemption steps into the ring with a hungry young pugilist (Izaak Smith) with something to prove in this boxing drama featuring James Caan and Louis Gossett, Jr. co-star in a film featuring Famke Janssen, Kim Coates, Adam Beach, Sheila McCarthy and Michael Ironside.
Left Behind III: World at War
[2005]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Fantasy | 1h 35min
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The world falls into chaos as Nicolae Carpathia detonates nuclear devices across the globe and stages multiple devastating attacks against both the Tribulation Force and an international militia, led by U.S. President Gerald Fitzhugh.
Undercover Grandpa
[2017]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy, Family | 1h 39min
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When the girl he likes goes missing, Jake enlists the help of his grandpa and his former special ops buddies.
Firewalker
[1986]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 1h 44min
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A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.
Iron Eagle II
[1988]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Romance | 1h 45min
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General Chappy Sinclair assembles a joint U.S.- Soviet strike team to take out a rogue middle eastern nuclear base.
All In
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 38min
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Six medical students with unique talents pool their resources to win the World Series of Poker.
Aces: Iron Eagle III
[1992]
 
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Movie | Action | 1h 38min
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Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.
Momentum
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 1h 28min
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A man with telekinetic abilities meets a group of people with similair powers.
Iron Eagle IV
[1995]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 36min
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While Chappy Sinclair is saddled with a bunch of misfits and delinquents for his flight school, he turns to his protégé Doug Masters to assist him in rounding the into shape for an important competition. During their training, they stumble upon a group of subversive air force officers who are dealing in toxic waste as a sideline.
The Laughing Policeman
[1973]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 52min
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In San Francisco, one victim in a mass murder is a police detective. His partner and a new partner investigate in the city's seamy side.
Legend of the Mummy
[1998]
 
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Movie | Horror, Thriller | 1h 36min
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A pretty sorry looking mummy with seven fingers could be the cause of several weird murders and the daughter of an Egyptologist sets out to solve the mystery.
Boiling Pot
[2015]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 1h 35min
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On a college campus in modern America, ideas that have long been neglected as "issues of the past" emerge as racial tensions and frictions grow between different student groups.
Pride of Lions
[2014]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 1h 41min
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Five retired ex-military men attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last explosive mission.
Cover-Up
[1991]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 30min
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A tough ex-US Marine journalist battles against time to save the lives of thousands of innocent people after uncovering a complex terrorist plot.
Travels with My Aunt
[1972]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy | 1h 48min
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At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she attempts to rescue an old lover.
The Choirboys
[1977]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 59min
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A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Skin Game
[1971]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance, Western | 1h 42min
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In 1857, con man Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke swindle slave owners into buying Jason, who's a free man, and later share the profits when Jason escapes captivity.
Y2K
[1999]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 46min
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On the eve of the new millennium, a nervous military leader assembles a team to help him deal with an unforeseen problem, as they are being alerted of a long missing nuclear missile hidden somewhere deep in the jungle which is set to go off in January 2000, due to the millennium bug! It's up to them to race against time to stop it before it is too late and they are doomed!
TV Movie | Crime, Mystery | 1h 37min
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Postal inspectors (Louis Gossett Jr, Jonathan Silverman) investigate a con man (Michael Madsen) who uses the identities of others to falsify credit card purchases. Stealing credit card offers from mail boxes, he obtains cards in others' names, makes many purchases until the card is maxed out, but is always careful to pay minimum balances. According to the story, it is possible for individuals such... see more
The Inspectors
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Mystery | 1h 45min
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U.S Postal Inspectors are called in when a suburban couple are killed by a mail bomb. Suspicion immediately falls on the couple's estranged and heavily in debt son, who also just happens to be a Navy munitions expert. But investigations reveal that he is on the run from a past event in his life that is associated with the bombings.
El Diablo
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Western | 1h 55min
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When the notorious outlaw El Diablo kidnaps a schoolgirl, her teacher, an Easterner named Billy Ray, decides to rescue her. Incompetent to track her alone, Billy Ray enlists the aid of an unscrupulous gunman.
Finders Keepers
[1984]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 36min
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On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train, pretending to be a soldier bringing home a dead war buddy. The train ride turns into far more than Michael bargains for.
A Gathering of Old Men
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 31min
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A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing of a white racist, whom one of their members has shot. As the sheriff confronts the suspects, the young plantation owner stands alone in her daring defense of this group... see more
J.D.'s Revenge
[1976]
 
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Movie | Action, Horror, Thriller | 1h 36min
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A docile black law student is possessed by a 1940's mobster in mid-70's New Orleans. The mobster seeks revenge upon the people who killed him and his sister.
The White Dawn
[1974]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, History | 1h 50min
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In 1896, three whalers are stranded in the Arctic North Canada and seek refuge with an Eskimo tribe. Gradually they gain control with the Eskimo village and introduce gambling, booze, theft and their special variation of sex. In the beginning, the Eskimos accept it but slowly the cultural tension starts growing.
Roots: The Gift
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 40min
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The characters of Kunta Kinte and Fiddler from Roots are back in this movie. In this movie the two of them accompany their owner to another plantation at Christmas time and they learn that the son of the owner helps slaves escape. And the two of them try to help him and also see this as an opportunity to escape themselves.
In His Father's Shoes
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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When his father suddenly dies, Clay Crosby is devastated. It seems he'll never be able to get over the loss. But everything changes when the boy puts on a pair of his father's wingtip shoes, which magically bring him back in time to experience his father's early life. As Clay gets to know his dad in the past, he gains an improved outlook on his own life. And, by changing the past, he wonders if it... see more
A Father for Charlie
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Western | 1h 30min
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In a town ruled by racial prejudice, only a boy had the courage to take a stand. Oscar®-winner LOUIS GOSSETT, JR. (An Officer and a Gentleman) and JOSEPH MAZZELLO (Jurassic Park) head the cast of this compelling and intense drama. USA, the 1930s. Walter Osgood is the only black man left in the town of High Lonesome. He's lost almost everything dear to him, including his wife and son. But no one in... see more
The Least Among You
[2009]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 38min
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Inspired by a true story about a black college graduate forced to serve probation after the 1965 Watts riots at an all-white seminary that wants black followers not leaders. Encouraged by the seminary president, Alan Beckett, to break the color line while Prof. Kate Allison, the former missionary, remains skeptical and aloof, Richard Kelly nears the breaking point when he meets Samuel, an elderly ex-alcoholic... see more
Flashfire
[1994]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime | 1h 28min
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Police detective Jack Flinder (Billy Zane) is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. Things get much worse from there.
Inside
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 34min
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A South Afrikaan political prisoner is tortured to obtain information on apartheid conspirators. Ten years later, the head officer in charge of the questioning is similarly held as prisoner and questioned about his past offenses.
Gridiron Gang
[1993]
 
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Documentary | Documentary
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Losers in the game of life, these juvenile prisoners-the most violent of street criminals-are taught the game of football to take on 'straight schools' and learn what can happen when they commit themselves 100%.
Carolina Skeletons
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 33min
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After a long time in the army, an Afro-American soldier returns to his hometown, where, years ago, his brother was executed for the rape and murder of two white girls. The commando believes his brother to have been innocent and seeks a proof for that, but there are some people in the town who will stop at nothing to hide the secrets of their past...
Dog Jack
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 54min
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"Dog Jack" is the story of a slave boy and his dog who escape the master's plantation, join the union army, and have to face their former master on the battlefield. The story is inspired by the historical true-life adventures of the beloved mascot of the Pennsylvania 102nd, who was so prized by his regiment for his skills in battle that he was twice exchanged for a Confederate prisoner of war.
The Guardian
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 45min
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The residents of a New York apartment building are shocked when one of them is shot during a burgulary. They decide to hire a security expert to patrol the building, but he seem a little over-committed to his work. Residents are uncomfortable with the security expert's methods but choose safety over asking at what cost.
Backstairs at the White House
[1979]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History | 9h
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Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 31min
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James Mink is a black man in Canada who has built a very successful livery business, and enjoys a white wife and a beautiful daughter, Mary. An excellent match is arranged with an American businessman, but when he takes his new wife Mary across the border his true character emerges - he sells her into slavery. James and Elizabeth must go to Virginia to rescue their daughter.
Sadat
[1983]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 3h 15min
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The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.
The Powers of Matthew Star
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h
Created by:
The adventures of high-school student Matthew Star, who is actually a superpowered alien prince from another world.
To Dance with Olivia
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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A lawyer trying to cope with his son's accidental death takes on a case where a farmer is charged with booby trapping a watermelon patch with a shotgun which went off and injured a young boy. But in choosing to defend the farmer, he puts himself at odds with the boy's father, an old friend who is politically influential. In dealing with this case, he is forced to confront his own son's death and his... see more
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 33min
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The life of Lucille Teasdale, who devoted her life as a surgeon in Uganda from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Black Bart
[1975]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Western | 25min
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Western spoof concerning the adventures of a black sheriff and his fast-drawing sidekick fighting corruption and bigotry in the old west. Based on the feature film Blazing Saddles (1974).
Zooman
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 35min
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Just another typical day in the life of a shooter. Not one person in this fine neighborhood is willing to come forward with any clues as to the identity of the killer of an innocent little girl. No one wants to get involved.
Keeper of the City
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 36min
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A mad killer is murdering the mafia bosses of Chicago. Jim Dela is the cop investigating the crimes and thus gets into contact with Vickie Benedetto who is the wife of Vince, a psychotic man who hates his father's mafia past.
Sudie and Simpson
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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Sudie and Simpson - Louis Gossett Jr. Stars in this film based on Sarah Flanigan Carter's autobiographical novel about growing up in World War II-era Georgia, Sudie Harrington, a feisty 12-year-old, befriends Simpson, a gentle black man accused of impropriety with a child.
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 1h 39min
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Truth IS stranger than fiction. Olympic gold medal hurdler Gail Devers almost lost her feet to a mysterious disease after being picked for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She failed to qualify for the finals as the disease (Graves Disease) left her feet swollen, cracked, and oozing blood. After two years, doctors were on the verge of amputating when it was discovered that radiation treatment was making it... see more
Goodbye, Miss 4th of July
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 29min
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"Goodbye, Miss 4th of July" is the inspiring true-life drama of 17-year-old Niki Janus. After fleeing persecution in Greece, Niki and her family immigrate to West Virginia and begin living the American Dream. Among their friends is Big John Creed, a wise and helpful handyman. But Niki's friendship with him and her belief in freedom unwittingly bring the wrath of the Ku Klux Klan to her very doorstep... see more
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 33min
Lou Gosset Jr. is a boss-con. A new prisoner, Blair Underwood, is revealed as his long-lost son. When Underwood is released from jail, the parole board stipulates that Gosset live with him. Gosset gets a job as a car mechanic, and falls in with Rae Dawn Chong. Underwood falls in with his old criminal buddies, who decide to rob the dealership where Chong and Gosset work. Underwood gets cold feet, and... see more
Cinerockom
[2012]
 
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TV Series | Biography
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The River Niger
[1976]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even tougher, and it takes every ounce of Johnny's love and courage for the couple to make it through their strife, finding redemption in the River Niger.
Managua
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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A retired US soldier is sent to Managua, the capital of war-torn Nicaragua, to recover the body of his friend, a US journalist killed on the job. Once there, he becomes suspicious. A local woman helps him untangle the web of conspiracy.
For Love of Olivia
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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To protect his wife's "secret," a small town Southern lawyer in the 1960's decides to defend a young man accused of murder all while running for Congress and encountering personal threats to his family.
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 1h 38min
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Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige, star pitcher in the Negro Leagues and later in the major leagues. Traces his life from his troubled youth, including his life in a detention school for Negroes, to his highs and lows in baseball and in his personal life.
Little Ladies of the Night
[1977]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Kyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. Pretty, young runaway Hailey Atkins has been turned out. Down deep she wants to go straight but has had great difficultly escaping her pimp and doesn't even... see more
Sidekicks
[1974]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Western | 1h 15min
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Traveling through the West right after the Civil War, two con men hatch a scheme to try to collect the $15,000 bounty offered for the capture of an outlaw.
Documentary | Documentary, War | 1h 30min
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An account of Black American soldiers in World War II who combated racism in the segregated military and on the home front. In April 1945, some Black American soldiers were among the first 'liberators' to enter Nazi death camps, encountering the survivors described by one GI as "walking skeletons."
It's Good to Be Alive
[1974]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Sport | 1h 40min
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The story of former Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella, whose career was cut short when he lost the use of his legs in an auto accident in January of 1958.
The Young Rebels
[1970]
 
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TV Series | Adventure | 1h
This short-lived series tried to apply the ideals of the '60s youth culture to the American Revolution. Jeremy Larkin, Isak Poole, Henry Abington and Elizabeth Coates were members of "the Yankee Doodle Society", a rebel group based in Chester, Pennsylvania in 1777. Reporting directly to General Lafayette, the team operated as spies behind British lines. Jeremy was the son of Chester's Tory mayor, who... see more
The Father Clements Story
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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In this provocative made-for-television drama, an African American Chicago priest takes on the Catholic church during his fight to adopt a troubled teen and save him from life on the streets.
The Lazarus Syndrome
[1978]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 13min
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An adulterous newspaper reporter, who has just experienced a heart attack, pesters a black doctor into investigating the questionable medical practices taking place at the hospital where both are residing.
Window
[2005]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Short | 16min
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Louis Gosset Jr. stars as Ralph, an ailing veteran, once a commanding officer, now stuck in a hospital room and will do anything to get the bed by the window even though Gene, the dying man next to the window, tries to tell him there's nothing to see.
Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 35min
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A tough rich female ranch owner in Africa wants to cut off the water supply to the locals, since she holds them responsible for the murder of her husband. She hires two charming gunrunners as help but they suspect her shady competitor.
Gideon Oliver
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Adventure | 2h
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Gideon Oliver is an anthropology professor at Columbia University who uses his knowledge of other cultures to solve crimes, aided by his daughter/assistant Zina.
Lawman Without a Gun
[1978]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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During the 1960s' civil rights movement, a black civil rights worker returns to his small Southern town and runs for sheriff against the incumbent, a popular segregationist.
The Bushbaby
[1969]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, History | 1h 40min
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The young daughter of a park ranger in Tanzania is distressed to learn that she and her father must permanently return to England, thus separating her from the one thing she loves most, a pet Bushbaby. Fearing what the future holds she decides to set the pet free but while doing so misses the boat back to England. After meeting up with a friendly native they try to resolve the situation together. Things... see more
The Reason
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family
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The film, based on the William Sirls book, follows a small-town pastor, his wife and their sick child as a mysterious man is sent to give them hope. Sirls adapted his book for the screen, writing the screenplay with Aviv Rubinstein and Richard Clark Jr.
Breaking Brooklyn
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family, Music, Romance
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A 12 year old boy with a passion for dance and his brother are rescued from the streets by an old showman who takes them to live with his estranged former dancing partner/brother.
Don't Call Me Sir!
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
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A drama that tells the story of artist Jackson Pollock's niece, Brooklyn-born Rena "Rusty" Glickman, the only person of Jewish descent to receive Japan's highest civilian honor -- The Emperor's Order of The Rising Sun. As a twelve-year-old, Rusty learned about the horrors of the Holocaust and resolved THAT was not going to happen to her. She would be better and stronger than THEM -- THEY would not... see more
Buttermilk Sky
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family
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Modern day Wild West show performer befriends a displaced teenager while mending fences with his former fiance.
One More River to Cross
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama
The injustices of the Civil Rights movement are linked to the injustices of Hurricane Katrina through a protester who experienced both.
TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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Gossett and Rowlands find themselves in a dispute over the custody of a young adorable biracial girl who just happens to be their grandchild. The child's (Jacey) parents are Gossett's son and Rowland's daughter and have died in a tragic accident leaving the granddaughter's custody up in the air. Both Grandparents want custody, but Rowlands is an older Southern woman who still easily sees the difference... see more
Premio Donostia a Richard Gere
[2007]
 
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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 2007 winners who were Richard Gere and Liv Ullman.
TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 40min
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San Francisco café owner Ray Alexander moonlights as a detective. His new case has him looking into the murder of a Judge.
TV Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 40min
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San Francisco cafe owner Ray Alexander moonlights as a detective. His new case has him looking into the murder of a psychiatrist whose wife has been framed.
Circus of the Stars #8
[1983]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Family
Features celebrities taking part in a variety of circus acts and stunts.
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.
Watchmen
[2019]
 
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TV Series | Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 1h
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Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.
Supervized
[2019]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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Four aging superheroes in a retirement home in Ireland come together for one last hurrah.
Extant
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 42min
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An astronaut struggles to learn how she became pregnant while on a thirteen-month-long solo space mission.
Stargate SG-1
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 44min
A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore other planets through the recently discovered Stargates.
Hap and Leonard
[2016]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h
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Set in the late 1980's Hap and Leonard is a darkly comic swamp noir of two best friends, one femme fatale, a crew of washed up revolutionaries, a pair of murderous psycho killers, some lost loot, and the fuzz.
An Officer and a Gentleman
[1982]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 4min
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A young man must complete his work at a Navy Flight school to become an aviator, with the help of a tough gunnery sergeant and his new girlfriend.
Jaws 3-D
[1983]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Horror, Thriller | 1h 39min
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The sons of police chief Brody must protect civilians at a SeaWorld theme park after a 35-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them.
Why Did I Get Married Too?
[2010]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2h 1min
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Four couples find themselves struggling to save their marriages once again on their annual marriage retreat, while each of them battle through financial, physical, mental, and emotional issues.
Toy Soldiers
[1991]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Thriller | 1h 51min
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When terrorists seize control of a boarding school, a group of troublemaking boys decide to resist them.
The Batman
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure, Animation, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 30min
This animated adventure series of Bruce Wayne, billionaire by day, crime fighter by night, starts as Wayne balances life as a free-wheeling bachelor, with his role as the Caped Crusader. He's joined on occasion by Robin and Batgirl. Black Mask, Killer Moth, the Everywhere Man, and a brand-new Clayface join The Joker, Penguin, and The Riddler in ceaselessly tormenting Gotham City. Can Batman stop them... see more
Daddy's Little Girls
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
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A mechanic (Elba) enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney (Union) while trying to wrest custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boy friend. Along the way, the working relationship between the blue collar dad and his uptown attorney grows into something more. This is a simple, touching story of two people trying to overcome their different backgrounds... see more
The 88th Annual Academy Awards
[2016]
 
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TV Special | 3h 37min
Directed by:
The 88th Academy Awards ceremony honors achievement in film in 2015.
Hercules
[1998]
 
My rating
TV Series | Action, Adventure, Animation | 30min
This spin-off to Disney's Hercules follows Herc's many labors during the years he spent training how to be a hero under the tutelage of satyr Philoctetes. Olympian Gods and Goddesses as well as Hades and Pegasus often visit him.
Blue Chips
[1994]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 48min
Directed by:
A college basketball coach is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to stay competitive.
The Book of Negroes
[2015]
 
My rating
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.
TV Series | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 23min
A quintet of teenagers work together to encourage environmentally responsible behaviour and can summon a superhero to deal with ecological disasters.
The Perfect Game
[2009]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Family | 1h 58min
Directed by:
Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series.
The Deep
[1977]
 
My rating
Movie | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 3min
Directed by:
In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunting divers have a run-in with local criminals when they inadvertently discover the secret cargo of a WW2 ship wreck.
Delgo
[2008]
 
My rating
Movie | Adventure, Animation, Comedy | 1h 34min
Delgo, an adventurous but naive teenager, must rally his group of friends to protect their world from conflict between the Lockni and Nohrin people.
And the Oscar Goes To...
[2014]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 27min
The history of the Academy Awards.
The 84th Annual Academy Awards
[2012]
 
My rating
TV Special | Comedy
Directed by:
Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2011.
The 81st Annual Academy Awards
[2009]
 
My rating
TV Special | 3h 30min
Directed by:
Annual awards presentation honoring the best film achievements of 2008.
Ellen
[1994]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Romance | 30min
Ellen Morgan is a neurotic bookstore owner who deals with life through comedy and extensive rambling.
The Six Million Dollar Man
[1974]
 
My rating
TV Series | Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 1h
After a severely injured test pilot is rebuilt with nuclear-powered limbs and implants, he serves as an intelligence agent.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 37min
A documentary that looks to distinguish what's fact, fiction, legend, and otherwise as a camera crew trails Michael Moore while he tours with his film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004).
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards
[2011]
 
My rating
TV Special | 3h 14min
Directed by:
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honoring the best in film for the year 2010.
The Jeffersons
[1975]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants.
The Spoils Before Dying
[2015]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Comedy
Fictional author-filmmaker, Eric Jonrosh, adapts his epic tale of a pianist-turned-detective investigating a murder in the 1950s underground jazz scene.
Lackawanna Blues
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 35min
Directed by:
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.
The Rockford Files
[1974]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
The cases of an easy going ex-convict turned private investigator.
Good Times
[1974]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
A poor family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards
[2008]
 
My rating
TV Special | 3h 17min
Directed by:
In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include Atonement (2007), Juno (2007), Michael Clayton (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), and There Will Be Blood (2007).
The 79th Annual Academy Awards
[2007]
 
My rating
TV Special | 3h 52min
Directed by:
Films nominated for the annual awards include Babel (2006), The Departed (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), and The Queen (2006).
Breaking at the Edge
[2013]
 
My rating
Movie | Horror, Thriller | 1h 26min
Directed by:
A pregnant woman fears for her unborn child's life if she doesn't avenge a supernatural entity.
Curse of the Starving Class
[1994]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 42min
Directed by:
Sam Shepard's coming of age drama about a dirt-poor 1950's-era farm family. Dad's a foul talking drunk and Mom is desperately trying to save what's left of their family life.
A Raisin in the Sun
[1961]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 2h 8min
Directed by:
A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.
A Good Man in Africa
[1994]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 34min
Directed by:
Politics are already strained between English imperialists and the West African government of Kinjanja, when womanizing British diplomat Morgan Leafy (Colin Friels) is caught in bed with Celia (Joanne Whalley-Kilmer), wife of corrupt Kinjanjan presidential candidate Sam Adekunle (Academy Award winner Louis Gossett Jr.). As punishment, Leafy is forced into bribing an official who has voted down a project... see more
Return to Lonesome Dove
[1993]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Drama, Western | 5h 22min
Directed by:
Captain Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. Gideon hires Agostina Vega...
The 76th Annual Academy Awards
[2004]
 
My rating
TV Special | Music | 3h 45min
Directed by:
In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Lost in Translation (2003), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Mystic River (2003), and Seabiscuit (2003).
The 77th Annual Academy Awards
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Special | Music | 3h 14min
Directed by:
Films nominated for the annual awards include The Aviator (2004), Finding Neverland (2004), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ray (2004) and Sideways (2004).
The Partridge Family
[1970]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Family, Music | 30min
Created by:
The humorous adventures of a family of pop musicians.
Maya Angelou and Still I Rise
[2016]
 
My rating
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, History | 1h 54min
The first feature documentary about the remarkable writer, poet, actress, activist Maya Angelou.
Solar Attack
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 31min
Directed by:
When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.
Half & Half
[2002]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Created by:
Mona and Dee Dee are half-sisters who share the same father. They are completely unlike each other, but they live in the same apartment building, so disagreements are common.
Wheel of Fortune
[1983]
 
My rating
TV Series | Family, Game-Show | 30min
Created by:
Hosted by Pat Sajak, this game show features 3 contestants who try to solve a puzzle by spinning the wheel and guessing letters in a word or phrase.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Special | 3h 30min
Directed by:
Smitty
[2012]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 34min
Directed by:
Thirteen year-old city brat Ben (Brandon Tyler Russell) has done it again... and his struggling, single mother (Mira Sorvino) has had enough of him getting into mischief. Now, Ben has to choose between going down the path of Juvi hall or spending the summer in Iowa on a farm with his estranged grandfather, Jack (Peter Fonda). The day after arriving, Ben is ready to leave. To help Ben get a friend,... see more
McCloud
[1970]
 
My rating
TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h
Created by:
Sam McCloud is a Marshal from Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police Department. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.
Shannon's Rainbow
[2009]
 
My rating
Movie | Family | 1h 32min
Directed by:
The death of a teenager's father leaves her orphaned until she discovers the mother she never knew. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer. Together they win races and form new bonds that lead her back to happiness.
Hal
[2018]
 
My rating
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce.
The Invaders
[1967]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 51min
Created by:
David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the night, something wakes him: a strange object, nonhuman, that is landing in front of his eyes. From this moment, he will be trying to persuade a skeptical world that the invasion of our planet is going on, that the... see more
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards
[2001]
 
My rating
TV Special | Family
Directed by:
Double Play
[2017]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama
Directed by:
Poverty and wealth are two sides of the same coin in a high stakes game of dominoes where the players confront their lust, desperation, rage and remorse with deadly consequences.
Stories USA
[2007]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 30min
Ten individuals set out to find themselves in an alienating world, filled with heartbreak, deception and tragedy.
The Josephine Baker Story
[1991]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 10min
Directed by:
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic and erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville circuit, success takes Josephine to Paris where her semi-nude dancing causes an international sensation. Through her marriages to an Italian pseudo-count and orchestra leader, to her bond with army officer Sydney Williams... see more
Cover
[2007]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 38min
Directed by:
They are married men that are on the DL and pass HIV to their male/ female partners basically. Many of the men hide behind the vow of marriage but still desire men. The women know but have grown accustom to the extravagant lifestyle.
Dish Nation
[2011]
 
My rating
TV Series | News | 30min
Created by:
Dish Nation is a FOX syndicated TV show that dishes on celebrity news with humorous commentary on pop culture.
The Landlord
[1970]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
Directed by:
At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his intention is to evict the black tenants and convert it into a posh flat. But Elgar is not one to be bound by yesterday's urges, and soon he has other thoughts on his mind. He's grown fond of the black tenants and particularly... see more
Mod Squad
[1968]
 
My rating
TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h
Directed by:
Three young outsiders fight crime as undercover agents for the police. (One white man, one black man, one blonde woman.)
The Undershepherd
[2012]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 50min
Directed by:
Best friends LC and Roland are two young ministers, climbing the ranks at the First Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Dr. Ezekial Canon.
The 70th Annual Academy Awards
[1998]
 
My rating
TV Special
Directed by:
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.
Alias Smith and Jones
[1971]
 
My rating
TV Series | Western | 1h
Created by:
Directed by:
Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks".
The Lamp
[2011]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 36min
Directed by:
A couple's marriage has fallen apart after the death of their son, until a mysterious stranger presents them with a magical lamp and three wishes to put things right. However, they must choose very carefully what they ask for.
Monolith
[1993]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Sci-Fi | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into this.
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
Jasper, Texas
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 54min
Directed by:
In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it affected all of the residents of the town, both black and white.
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary | 1h 35min
Directed by:
An off-screen narration, four dozen talking heads, and clips of performances tell a chronological story about Black comedy: who has made us laugh since 1901, what is the nature of their humor, and what social and political contexts inform it. We look at minstrels, Stepin Fetchit, "Amos 'n Andy," "Beulah," Redd Foxx, Dick Gregory, Flip Wilson, Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, "The Cosby Show,"... see more
The Arsenio Hall Show
[1989]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Family, Music | 1h
Directed by:
Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show.
Promised Land
[1996]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 1h
Created by:
Directed by:
When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his wife, Claire, his son, Josh, his daughter, Dinah, his mother, Hattie, and his nephew, Nathaniel and hits the road. With only an old Suburban, a trailer, and a dream, Russell and his family are now traveling across the country in search of adventure and helping many people along the way.
Documentary | Documentary, Sport | 2h
The Brooklyn Dodgers, from Jackie Robinson's breaking baseball's color barrier to their move to Los Angeles, a dozen years later. The Dodgers epitomize the diverse working-class, in contrast with the white uptown Yankees, and come oh-so-close to winning the World Series before it finally happens in 1955. By then, Ebbets Field is crumbling, ticket sales are off, fans have moved to the suburbs, and Robert... see more
Deceived
[2002]
 
My rating
Video | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 35min
Directed by:
In a remote space observatory perched high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a needle frantically scratches erratic lines on a strip chart recorder confirming an extraterrestrial signal. Emmett Shaw, the powerful, charismatic billionaire who owns the observatory, rushes to the station, hungry to expose the discovery. This is the biggest moment in human history and he is the man responsible for it all... see more
The Highwayman
[2000]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Thriller | 1h 34min
Directed by:
A dark, comedic thriller about fraud, bank robbers and a search for love.
The Rookies
[1972]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
Directed by:
The trials and adventures of three young police officers.
The Bill Cosby Show
[1969]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Chet Kincaid, gym teacher at an inner-city Los Angeles high school, deals with students, principal Mr. Langford and counselor Marsha Peterson. He lives with his mother Rose, brother Brian and sister-in-law Verna who focus on his social life.
Pioneers of Television
[2008]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Documentary, History | 55min
A four-part documentary series focusing on the legends that helped launched TV and left lasting impression on sitcoms, talk shows, variety shows and game shows in television's early years.
The 68th Annual Academy Awards
[1996]
 
My rating
TV Special | Family
Directed by:
Daktari
[1966]
 
My rating
TV Series | Adventure, Family | 1h
Created by: ,
Dr. Marsh Tracy was a veterinarian running an animal study center in Africa. Helping him were his daughter Paula, American Jack Dane and Mike, a local. Also living with the Tracys--and equally a part of the show's starring cast--were a crossed-eyed lion named Clarence and a chimp named Judy. The series' storylines were largely centered around protecting the wildlife of the local game preserve from... see more
Petrocelli
[1974]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
Tony Petrocelli is an Italian-American Harvard-educated lawyer who gave up the big money and frenetic pace of major-metropolitan life to practice in a sleepy city in the American Southwest. He and wife Maggie live in a trailer in the country while waiting for their new house to be built, and travel around in a beat-up old pickup truck. For a quiet rural area, Petrocelli seems to have no trouble running... see more
Mini Series | Biography, History, Sport
A unique first-person narrative, sewn together from genuine testimonies of frontline soldiers.
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
The 63rd Annual Academy Awards
[1991]
 
My rating
TV Special | Family
Directed by:
ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin
[2007]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Harry O
[1973]
 
My rating
TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h
Created by:
Directed by:
Harry Orwell is a world-weary private investigator who was forced to leave the San Diego Police Department after a bullet became lodged near his spine. He lived on the beach, and, when not working on a current case, spent much of his time fixing up his boat, which was called The Answer. Harry O was unusual in that he didn't own a flashy car in which to conduct high-speed chases, preferring to ride... see more
The Black List: Volume One
[2008]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 27min
Journalist Elvis Mitchell interviews twenty-two African American leaders, ranging from athletes and academics to politicians, social activists, and artists, providing a series of living portraits-a unique glimpse into the zeitgeist of black America-and redefining traditional notions of a "blacklist".
Resurrection Blvd.
[2000]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 1h
Directed by:
Daily troubles and triumphs of a struggling caring Latino family .
TV Special | 3h
Directed by:
The 59th Annual Academy Awards
[1987]
 
My rating
TV Special | Family
Directed by:
The official, annual, Hollywood award show that hands out many movie honors, including the Oscars. That year's show was hosted by Ralph Bellamy, and saw big wins by Marlee Matlin, Paul Newman, and Michael Caine.
Love Songs
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Romance | 1h 41min
Directed by:
I Don't have 1 and I just wanna watch the movie
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Based on the first centenary of the largest exporter of films in the world, that is Hollywood, is the story told by its protagonists, actors and writers and other people who made life in this business, interspersing images of famous movies.
Strange Justice
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court during the George Bush presidential administration. The film gives both parties a fairly even presentation and does not try to assess blame. It does, however, show a lot of background political maneuvering that took place, particularly on the part of Kenneth Duberstein... see more
Documentary | Documentary
Directed by:
A two-part, four-hour documentary series honoring African-American servicemen and women.
Longstreet
[1971]
 
My rating
TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 30min
The cases of a blind insurance investigator.
King of the Dancehall
[2016]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Musical | 1h 40min
Directed by:
A young man from Brooklyn who gets caught up in Jamaica's lively Dancehall music scene.
The 58th Annual Academy Awards
[1986]
 
My rating
TV Special
Directed by:
TV Movie | Drama, Family | 2h
Directed by:
Three female friends, tight since grade school, support each other during a weekend college scholarship retreat where they learn how tough it is to pursue a dream, and how much easier it is when you have your friends there for you...
Gylne tider
[2002]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Comedy, Documentary
The John Kerwin Show
[2001]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
American Playhouse
[1981]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.
Life After
[2009]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography
TV Series | Drama | 1h
In a small California town, attorney Owen Marshall, assisted by several different younger lawyers, defends clients with great compassion for the accused.
Celebrity Close Calls
[2010]
 
My rating
TV Series | 1h
For many, fame is a dream-critical acclaim, privilege, wealth and a world of adoring fans. But in a split second everything can disappear. In this series celebrities' exclusive firsthand accounts accompanied by cinematic reenactments illustrate the moments they were confronted with true danger. Featuring Ice-T, Jewel, Gary Busey, Brett Michaels and more, these true stories could easily have been tragic... see more