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Michael Ontkean
Born January 24, 1946 (age 73)
Michael Leonard Ontkean (born 24 January 1946) is a retired Canadian actor. He is known for the 1970s crime drama The Rookies, the films Slap Shot (1977) and Making Love (1982), and the cult-favorite TV series Twin Peaks (1990–1991).
Twin Peaks
[1990]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 47min
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.
Slap Shot
[1977]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 2h 3min
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A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games.
Maid to Order
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 33min
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Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell which causes Charles to no longer have a daughter. Jessie, now penniless and without a friend, must take a maid's job to earn a living, and hopefully to... see more
Clara's Heart
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening his eyes and heart to new experiences, and eventually leading to a disturbing secret in Clara's past.
Making Love
[1982]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 53min
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A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men. Zach and Claire live a comfortable life secure in their love for one another when Bart, a swinging L.A. novelist, walks into Zach's office and awakens unfamiliar feelings in him. In a move which leaves... see more
Mrs. Ashboro's Cat
[2004]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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A young girl and her father move into an old house haunted by the presence of a dead former resident and her beloved cat.
Summer of the Monkeys
[1998]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 41min
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Summer Of The Monkeys (set in 1910 on the prairies of Canada) follows the story of a young boy, Jay, who dreams of getting enough money to buy his dream horse. One summer Jay finds four chimps on the prairie who have fallen off a circus cart. He later learns that there is a big reward for them. Enough to buy the horse... however, as time goes on he befriends the chimps... and it becomes apparent that... see more
In a Child's Name
[1991]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Drama, Thriller | 3h 12min
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A true story about a woman who fights her brother-in-law's parents for custody of her deceased sister's baby upon learning that her brother-in-law murdered her sister.
Just the Way You Are
[1984]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Music, Romance | 1h 34min
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Susan is a young, beautiful and successful flute player, but because of her physical handicap, a lame leg, she is having difficulties finding Mr. Right. While on tour in France, she decides to spend a few days on a ski resort wearing a fake cast around her lame leg to make sure her handicap goes unnoticed. Once arrived, she meets Peter, a handsome photographer...
Family Album
[1994]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 3h 20min
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Based on Danielle Steel's novel of a celebrated actress-filmmaker whose family life is marked with love and strife.
The Blood of Others
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Romance | 2h 15min
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WWII. In German occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her affection.
Bye Bye Blues
[1989]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music, Romance | 1h 57min
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Story about a WWII wife & mother who joins a local dance band to provide for family while husband at war. Romantic involvement with one of the band members make her decisions difficult when husband returns from war. Story watches the progression of the band as it grows into a popular, successful recording and touring group. Excellent music and soundtrack.
Willie & Phil
[1980]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 55min
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Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70's through the search by the three protagonists for their identities and making sharp attacks on cultural signposts of the decade along the way. The film also studies relationships, what its director calls "wanting something permanent yet wanting to be free... see more
A Chance of Snow
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 27min
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After signing her divorce papers, a woman heads out to her Minnesota airport with her sister and daughters for a flight to her mother's home. At the airport, her sportswriter husband shows up to catch a flight to Miami to visit his father. When a blizzard hits, the two suddenly find they have time to re-evaluate their relationship with assistance from an older couple.
Bear with Me
[2005]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Family | 1h 36min
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The family of eleven-year-old Emily (Kaitlyn Burke) searches desperately for her after she becomes lost in the Great Bear Rain Forest.
Cold Front
[1989]
 
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Movie | Crime | 1h 36min
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An American cop teams up with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman and together they uncover a plot to hide international terrorists in Vancouver.
The Stepford Husbands
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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A husband and wife think they have made the move of a lifetime when they buy a house in a quiet leafy town. At first it appears to be perfect because there is no noise, no crime and no action especially from the male fraternity of the town. Is this just a bizarre place or is there something sinister going on?
A Killing Spring
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 30min
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Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer, whose deceased husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered. His murder was eventually solved six years after the incident. After a stint as a criminology professor, Joanne now works as the criminal and justice expert for a local television news show, and as a college professor of journalism. Her private life is going... see more
Voices
[1979]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music, Romance | 1h 46min
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A young man meets a deaf teacher and finds she is a great dancer. He encourages her to follow her dream of becoming a professionaL dancer.
Swann
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 36min
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Rose Hindmarsh finds herself at the centre of a controversy when she meets author Sarah Maloney as she investigates the life of Mary Swann, an obscure poet who was brutally murdered in a small town in rural Ontario.
Hot Summer Week
[1972]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Thriller | 1h 20min
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Two girls on their way to a hippie encounter session pick up a crazed Vietnam veteran, who might just be the serial killer who is murdering hippies in the area.
The Right of the People
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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After a horrific shooting incident, a small town votes to allow a mass arming of the citizenry.
Legacy of Lies
[1992]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 31min
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A famous orchestra director was killed by the mafia when he left a restaurant. But the policeman who is in charge of this case discovers that there is more but just an assassination because it was an error.
Street Justice
[1987]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 33min
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A forgotten CIA agent escapes after 12 years and returns to his corrupt New Jersey hometown.
Kids Don't Tell
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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When a documentary-maker begins to make a film about child sexual abuse, the subject begins to eat into him and affect his relationship with those around him, particularly his wife.
In Defense of a Married Man
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 35min
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A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes charge of his defense, but can she place his betrayal behind or aside to be able provide him with the best possible defense?
The Man Next Door
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 44min
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A community is shocked to learn that their new neighbor is a convicted sex offender who has been paroled.
Rapture
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 37min
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A computer software designer becomes obsessed with his now-married high-school crush of 20 years before.
Bride of Violence 2
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 3h
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Nancy now lives as a nun in a Sicilian monastery. The don arranges for her to see her daughter on occasion. A rival group within his outfit wants to use this to bring in the change of leadership. There's also a journalist snooping around.
The Descendants
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 55min
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A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident.
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
[1992]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery | 2h 15min
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A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.
Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1h 31min
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Twin Peaks before Twin Peaks (1990) and at the same time not always and entirely in the same place as Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992). A feature film which presents deleted scenes from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) assembled together for the first time in an untold portion of the story's prequel.
Postcards from the Edge
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 41min
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A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.
The Outer Limits
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 44min
A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.
The Partridge Family
[1970]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Family, Music | 30min
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The humorous adventures of a family of pop musicians.
North Shore
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Romance | 1h
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Intrigue abounds at the Grand Waimea Hotel, an exclusive Hawaiian escape for the wealthy, powerful and beautiful. Hawaiian-born Jason Matthews runs the hotel as the assistant manager and makes sure every guest gets everything they need. But when former flame, Nicole Booth, arrives as the hotel's new Director of Guest Relations, Jason's world is turned upside down. But the Grand Waimea owner, Vincent... see more
Just a Little Harmless Sex
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 38min
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A strictly monogamous man stops to help a stranded female with a broken down car. In gratitude she offers oral sex, when he reluctantly accepts. However, just as they get involved, the cops arrive and it turns out that the woman is a known prostitute. The man is arrested and is forced to call his wife at 3 AM to bail him out. A few days later he is evicted from his home by his wife. His best friends... see more
Deadly Nightmares
[1983]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 26min
Fictional stories are told in this television series by The Hitchhiker. Each story is usually a mysterious thriller.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 25min
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From an early age, David Lynch was inspired by the arts and the warm inner glow that comes with the pursuit of creative expression. "Pretty as a Picture:The Art of David Lynch" examines how this modern day Renaissance man makes a motion picture, and examines, through his artistic explorations, the very nature of creativity.
The Allnighter
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 48min
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Molly, Val and Gina are graduating college, but on their final night, frustrations are aired. Molly is still looking for real love and Val is beginning to doubt if that is what she's found. Gina is too busy videotaping everything to really notice. When the final party at Pacifica College kicks off, things don't go exactly as planned.
Sophie
[2008]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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Agent Sophie Parker learns she's pregnant soon after her boyfriend Rick leaves her for Brigitte. He takes most her clients leavng her with difficult Estelle. She leans on best friend Matt, struggling with motherhood, a demanding family and life in general.
Nico the Unicorn
[1998]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 1h 30min
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As an 11-year-old boy struggles to cope with a disability, he finds a pony who gives birth to a unicorn which he takes care of.
The Rookies
[1972]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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The trials and adventures of three young police officers.
Necromancy
[1972]
 
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Movie | Horror | 1h 23min
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Orson Welles plays the head of a witches' coven in the town of Lilith, where he needs the powers of Pamela Franklin to raise his son from the dead.
Longstreet
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 30min
The cases of a blind insurance investigator.
The Peace Killers
[1971]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 28min
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Siblings Kristy and Jeffrey are buying supplies at a remote desert gas station when some members of a biker gang come cruising in. The bikers recognize Kristy, who used to be the main squeeze of the gang's leader before she ran away. The pair get away, but the bikers find out that they're living in a nearby commune, and start making their battle plans to bring Kristy back.
Dan August
[1970]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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Detective August works the crime beat in his home town, Santa Luisa CA, working with (and against) people with whom he grew up.
MTV Video Music Awards 1990
[1990]
 
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TV Special | Music
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The seventh annual MTV Video Music Awards. Hosted by Arsenio Hall.
Green Sails
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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A young man joins a band of crusaders who fight fear and social injustice.
Pickup on 101
[1972]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 33min
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An elderly wanderer, a sexy young girl running away from home and a folk singer looking for stardom hitch-hike their way cross-country, trying to get to California.
TV Series | Adventure, Western | 30min
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Nat Cutler, known as Hawkeye, is a fur trader. With his faithful Indian companion Chingachgook, the last of the Mohican tribe, he fights to protect settlers against the raiding Huron Indians.
The Boy from Dead Man's Bayou
[1971]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Drama, Family | 2h
Two young boys must retrieve a church bell from the depths of a murky lagoon in a Louisiana swamp. Complicating matters is the fact that the lagoon is home to a large and deadly alligator.
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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Based on a true story : A heated custody battle between her biological and adoptive parents leaves a little girl caught in the crossfire.
Slapshot 2: Behind the Glass
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short
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