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Peter Coyote
Born October 10, 1941 (age 77)
Peter Coyote (October 10, 1941) is an American actor, author, director, screenwriter and narrator of films, theatre, television and audiobooks. He is known for performing in films including E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Cross Creek (1983), Jagged Edge (1985), Patch Adams (1998), Erin Brockovich (2000), A Walk to Remember (2002), Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012) and Good Kill (2014). He was the "Voice... full bio
The Etruscan Smile
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 43min
The Etruscan Smile stars acclaimed British actor Brian Cox as Rory MacNeil, a rugged old Scotsman who reluctantly leaves his beloved isolated Hebridean island and travels to San Francisco to seek medical treatment. Moving in with his estranged son, Rory sees his life transformed through a newly found bond with his baby grandson.
A Walk to Remember
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 41min
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The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
[1982]
 
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Movie | Family, Sci-Fi | 1h 55min
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A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
The Vietnam War
[2017]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary, History, War | 16h 30min
A comprehensive history of the United States' involvement in the bitterly divisive armed conflict in Southeast Asia.
Femme Fatale
[2002]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 54min
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A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.
Kika
[1993]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 54min
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Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ever after but first they have to cope with Kika's affair with Nicolas, the suspicious death of Ramon's mother and the intrusive gaze of tabloid-TV star and Ramon's... see more
1 Mile to You
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Sport | 1h 44min
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After a teenager's friends die in an accident, he finds running allows him to remember them perfectly. Running, however, also brings him notoriety. He is caught between keeping the past alive and making new memories in the present.
Jagged Edge
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 48min
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San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn't handled a criminal case for many years. There's a certain chemistry between them and Teddy soon finds herself defending the man she loves.
The Disappearance
[2017]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Mystery
During a treasure hunt, on his 10th birthday, Anthony Sullivan inexplicably disappears. During the subsequent investigation long-buried familial secrets are uncovered with devastating consequences.
A Little Trip to Heaven
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 38min
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A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother's million-dollar insurance policy.
Movie | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 26min
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A college student creates a drug called "Z" and sells it on campus, inadvertently resurrecting the living dead, who wreak havoc at a Halloween rave.
Prohibition
[2011]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary, History | 6h
The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.
Outrageous Fortune
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 39min
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Lauren and Sandy are total opposites who end up in the same acting class and who don't know they are sharing a lover. When he disappears under mysterious circumstances they refuse to believe that he is dead and are the only ones who are searching for him across several states. Ending up in the western US., they discover he had other interests as they find their lives in danger.
Unforgettable
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 1h 57min
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Unsuccessfully framed for his wife's murder, Dr. David Krane attempts to find the real culprit by utilizing a new drug that allows him to experience the memories of other people first-hand. As he gets closer to the truth, the injections begin to take their toll on his life. Additionally, a history of alcoholism, a career crisis, and the involvement of police officers in the murder all conspire to prevent... see more
Video | Comedy, Family | 1h 25min
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Maya Dolittle, who can talk to animals like her father, is placed on special assignment by the President of the United States of America.
Deepwater
[2005]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Thriller | 1h 33min
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A drifter comes to the town of Deepwater and is seduced into a twisted game of deceit and murder.
Mini Series | Documentary, History | 2h
The history of the U.S. National Parks system, including the initial ideas which led to the world's first national parks and the expansion of the system over 150 years.
Here
[2011]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 2h 6min
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Cartographer Will Shepard hits the road for his latest job: to create a new, more accurate satellite survey of Armenia. During his assignment, he forms a bond with an Armenian expatriate and art photographer.
The Gundown
[2011]
 
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Movie | Western | 1h 37min
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Seeking revenge and justice, Cole Brandt finds himself in the lawless town of Dead River where he is faced with one last bloody showdown for freedom in order to protect The Majestic Saloon and a beautiful woman.
Girl on the Edge
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 40min
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A troubled teenager falls victim to an online predator. Unable to cope with the trauma, Hannah Green becomes self destructive, and her parents make the heartbreaking decision to send her away to an alternative healing center in the wilderness.
Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 55min
The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science tells the story of a unique medical institution that has been called a "Medical Mecca," the "Supreme Court of Medicine," and the "place for hope where there is no hope." The Mayo Clinic began in 1883 as an unlikely partnership between the Sisters of Saint Francis and a country doctor named William Worrall Mayo after a devastating tornado in rural Minnesota. Since... see more
This Is Not a Movie
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 39min
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Twisted, apocalyptic satire, THIS IS NOT A MOVIE envisions the end of the world through the bi-polar mind of a strung-out pop-culture addict. Starring Edward Furlong and Peter Coyote, with a jagged, atmospheric score from Slash.
Guns, Germs, and Steel
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History
A PBS documentary concerning Jared Diamond's theory on why there is such disparity between those who have advanced technology and those who still live primitively. He argues it is due to the acquisition of guns and steel and the changes brought about by germs.
The Ghost Army
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 8min
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During World War II, a hand-picked group of American GI's undertook a bizarre mission: create a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army as their audience. The 23rd Headquarters Special Troops used inflatable rubber tanks, sound trucks, and dazzling performance art to bluff the enemy again and again, often right along the front lines. Many of the men picked... see more
All Roads Lead Home
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 48min
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The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother's death. Belle's maternal grandfather is a changed man since losing his daughter in the accident. He finds it difficult to have a relationship with Belle since she is a... see more
Di Di Hollywood
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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Dreams of fame take Diana from Madrid to Hollywood. She seems to be on the right path when a powerful agent notices her, but he only wants someone for a sham marriage with a secretly gay star.
A Time for Dancing
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 40min
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Their love of dance, and their friendship, is challenged for two high school girls when one is diagnosed with cancer.
On a marché sur Bangkok
[2014]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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After the death of a common friend, two french journalists go to Bangkok to end the quest of this friend: find an exclusive hidden footage of the 1969 moon landing.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 34min
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Lyle, a motorcycle champion is traveling the Mexican desert, when he find himself in the action radius of a time machine. So he find himself one century back in the past between rapists, thiefs and murderers....
The West
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History, War | 8h 57min
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Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min.
Route 9
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 45min
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Two cops steal 1.5 million from a crime scene and try to cover their tracks.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 22min
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Filmmaker and Founder of the Webby Awards, Tiffany Shlain, investigates the interconnections between the major issues of the 21st century and her own experience of these issues during a family crisis.
Cross Creek
[1983]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 2h 7min
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In 1930's Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings moves to Florida's backwaters to write in peace. She feels bothered by affectionate men, editor and confused neighbors, but soon she connects and writes The Yearling, a classic of American literature.
Documentary | Documentary | 50min
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Adopt a Sailor
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 25min
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A self-involved New York couple adopt a sailor during Fleet Week.
Red Letters
[2000]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 43min
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A college professor reluctantly hides an escaped female convict who tries to get him to help prove her innocent of a murder.
Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 1h 46min
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A chronicle of the life of Lena Baker, the first woman to be sent to the electric chair in Georgia for the murder of her employer, who forced her into sexual slavery.
Strange Culture
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 15min
A documentary in which actors interpret the legally touchy subject of artist Steve Kurtz, who is being held as a suspected terrorist because of his work.
Commune
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 18min
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A documentary on the Black Bear Ranch Commune, an alternative living community founded in 1968 in the remote North Californian wilderness.
Out of the Blue
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 47min
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This documentary on The UFO Phenomenon aims to show that some UFOs may be extraterrestrial and that secrecy and ridicule are regularly employed to keep the truth about UFOs hidden.
The Basket
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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A picturesque Pacific Northwest community raising its wheat and children in the midst of a nation reeling from World War I sets the stage for The Basket. In a time of pain and prejudice woven against a background of beauty, The Basket ultimately points to triumph and hope in a changing America.
What If Cannabis Cured Cancer
[2010]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, News | 1h
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Could the chemicals found in marijuana prevent and even heal several deadly cancers? Could the tumor regulating properties of cannabinoids someday replace the debilitating drugs, chemotherapy, and radiation that harms as often as it heals? Discover the truth about this ancient medicine as world renowned scientists in the field of cannabinoid research explain and illustrate their truly mind-blowing... see more
Suddenly Naked
[2001]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 45min
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A famous 'Jackie Collins' type novelist falls for a quirky twenty year old kid.
Road Ends
[1997]
 
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Movie | Crime, Thriller | 1h 36min
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Esteban, a mysterious figure involved in a drug deal of some kind, arrives in a quiet desert town. He signs in at the local hotel using the name 'Gene Gere', which happens to be the name of an FBI agent in Los Angeles working on the same drug deal. While Gere tries to track down Esteban's whereabouts, the town's sheriff is also starting to get suspicious about the stranger's activities.
The Reality of Truth
[2016]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 24min
This highly controversial documentary explores the relationship between, Spirituality, Religion, and Psychedelics. Lead by "Zappy" Zapolin, the film explores the many myths about reality, and includes first of its kind interviews with top spiritual gurus, celebrities, and people of all faiths, about this intriguing connection, and their personal experiences with spirituality and transcendence. Throughout... see more
Midwives
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 32min
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A midwife in rural Vermont is wrongly accused of murder in the death of one of her patients by the woman's husband.
Terminal Justice
[1996]
 
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Movie | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 34min
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In 2008 cybersex can only be surpassed by one thing: Cloned women, especially created for their clients. This puts Pamela Travis, a famous and much sought-after cybersex star in great danger - Dr. Vivyan, scientist and genius in the field of biotechnology wants her DNA to clone her for his many customers. Sergeant Bobby Chase is assigned to protect her, but can't prevent her from being kidnapped. In... see more
A Grande Arte
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 44min
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An American photographer in Rio de Janeiro becomes involved in the world of "knife culture" when he sets out to find the killer of one of his models.
More Dogs Than Bones
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 32min
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A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Written in Blood
[2003]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 31min
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When the wife of Detective John Traveller and her lover are executed in bed and John takes the blame, his partner and friend, Detective Matthew Ransom, becomes very upset, affecting his marriage that was not working well. The lover of John's wife was the son of Luke Williams, a detective of the same department, and he does not accept the death of his son. After the trial and conviction of John, Matthew... see more
A Man in Love
[1987]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 5min
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An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 3h 20min
True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 17min
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A remarkable documentary that delves deep into the mysterious and murky circumstances surrounding the Kursk submarine sinking.
Heartbreakers
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 38min
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Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a longlsting relationship. Eli on the other hand, who works in his father's aerobic suit business, is still searching for a woman who is interesting enough to spend more than one night with her. Their friendship is put to a severe test... see more
Execution of Justice
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 38min
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The story of an assassin who killed a mayor in the 1970's in what was known as the "Twinkie Defense".
A Murder on Shadow Mountain
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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Denny Traynor has the idyllic life a loving wife and family, a flourishing career. Seems like life is perfect until some policemen from another break into their home one night and arrest him for a twenty year old murder. Initially, Denny denies the accusations made against him but when evidence is presented that implicates him, he is then extradited to stand trial. When his wife, whose faith has been... see more
Baja Oklahoma
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 45min
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Dan Jenkins co-wrote the screenplay based on his novel of the same name about Juanita, a barmaid in Ft. Worth, Texas, who wants to be a country-western songwriter.
The Great Role
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 29min
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When a famous American film director, Rudolph Grichenberg, comes to Paris to cast a Yiddish version of 'The Merchant of Venice,' Maurice Kurtz and his friends try out for the role of Shylock. Thinking he has finally been cast in an important film role after years of obscurity, Maurice rushes home to tell his beloved wife, Perla. Later, Maurice discovers the part has gone to a famous American star,... see more
Slayground
[1983]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 29min
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Thieves run over a child while escaping after a robbery. A deadly hitman who likes to taunt his targets is hired to track them down. Stone moves to England, but the assassin follows. Loosely based on Donald Westlake's cult crime novel.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
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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.
Breach of Conduct
[1994]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 36min
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Helen attracts the unwanted attention of the commander of her husband's new army base. Colonel Andrew Case arranges to have Helen's husband travel on base business so that he can force Helen to be his new plaything. Helen fights back.
Soldiers of Conscience
[2007]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, War | 1h 26min
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To kill or not to kill? Soldiers of Conscience is a powerful and balanced look at the choice a soldier makes when he finally must pull the trigger. In fact it's clear all soldiers wrestle with the morality of killing in war. It's a split-second decision in the heat of combat that can never be forgotten or undone. A rare documentary; full of action and clever at the same time!
Emperor of Hemp
[1999]
 
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Video | 59min
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This documentary chronicles the life of Jack Herer and his struggle for awareness and enlightenment of cannabis sativa, a.k.a. marijuana or hemp. His research into this plant culminates in his writing The Emperor Wears No Clothes: The Official Hemp Bible. He has dedicated his life to educating people about the history and many utilizations of hemp, the conspiracy against it, and ending marijuana p... see more
Echoes in the Darkness
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 4h 10min
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Based on the true life story that took place in the 1970s, this movie follows the murder of Susan Reinert and her two children in Upper Merion Township in Pennsylvania, a case that lasted seven years.
The Color of War
[2001]
 
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TV Series | History, War | 3h
A series featuring actual color footage of World War II.
Titanic: Breaking New Ground
[1998]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 43min
Directed by:
National Geographic Explorer
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, History | 2h
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A weekly series of short documentary segments funded by the National Geographic Society and done in the style of the National Geographic Specials. In 2003, the show was re-branded National Geographic Ultimate Explorer. A news-style journal format is now used instead of the more traditional format of the specials.
The Blue Yonder
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Sport | 1h 32min
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Have you ever thought of traveling through time...going forward or backward to any date? That's the intriguing question aviator/inventor Max Knickerbocker (E.T.'s Peter Coyote) asks Jonathan Knicks (Huckleberry Fox of "Terms of Endearment"). Max is unaware that Jonathan is his grandson - already an adventurous time traveler thanks to a machine built by his neighbor, Henry Coogan (Academy Award-winner... see more
Last Call
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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Three apartments in an old converted loft building set up the stage for three bizarre love triangles.
Out
[1982]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 23min
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A self-styled "urban guerrilla" in Greenwich Village is sent on various assignments across the country by a mysterious "commander."
The Tribe
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 18min
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An unorthodox, unauthorized history of the Jewish people and the Barbie doll.
Valparaiso
[2011]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 37min
21:07 GMT, somewhere in the English Channel: a supertanker, the "Magnificent", 400,000 tonnes of crude oil, 350 meters long, runs aground on the Casquets reef. The rocks tear through the double hull and the ship is going to sink, causing yet another oil slick. In Brussels, Emma Caglione, a young Green member of the European Parliament, works hard with the official commission of inquiry: Emma soon discovers... see more
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.
Kerouac, the Movie
[1985]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Drama | 1h 18min
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Jack Kerouac was a Beat Generation writer who took the nation by storm upon the publication of his novel On the Road. Kerouac's legacy and influence are explained via interviews with Kerouac's friends and contemporaries such as William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Huncke, and Edie Parker. Narrator Peter Coyote reads sections of Kerouac's (mostly autobiographical) books as an actor recreates... see more
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 31min
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History, speculation, experimental footage, and even animation is all used to explore the impact of Carlos Castaneda's teachings of perceiving non-ordinary reality.
The Man Inside
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 33min
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Gunter Wallraff is a journalist seeking to expose the unethical journalism practiced by The Standard, a very popular and powerful German newspaper. He goes undercover, using forged identity papers and at great personal risk, to join their staff. Once there, he sees how they don't just report the news, but manufacture it to suit the personal political agenda of the paper's leaders.
Dalva
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 36min
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When she was a teenager, a woman got pregnant and wound up giving up the baby up for adoption. Now, 30 years later, she sets out to find her now-grown child.
Sworn to Silence
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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A lawyer who is defending an accused murderer, is told by his client the whereabouts of the bodies. However, being his lawyer, he is unable to reveal this information.
Seeds of Doubt
[1998]
 
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Movie | Thriller
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Jennifer Kingsley, a newspaper journalist, believes a man has been falsely convicted of murder, and becomes set on proving his innocence.
Unconquered
[1989]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 53min
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In 1962 in Montgomery, Alabama, State Attorney Richard Flowers is one of few willing to fight racial injustices even if it costs him his family's peace.
Stealing America: Vote by Vote
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 30min
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Filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman shines a spotlight on the gritty reality of the last decade's most egregious incidents of U.S. electoral insecurity.
Strangers Kiss
[1983]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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To help his actress girlfriend regain her confidence a Hollywood bigshot bankrolls a small budget film being made by a first-time producer and director pair. Despite the hand-to-mouth way it has to be made the film starts to come good, as does the off-set relationship between the actress and her unknown male lead.
Living a Lie
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
Directed by:
Journey of Hanuman
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Adventure, Documentary, Mystery | 1h 25min
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'Journey of Hanuman' preserves moments still existing in India that have not been disturbed by globalization and are connected with the antique spiritual knowledge of India. I wanted to link such scenes with two great poets: Octavio Paz, the famous writer, noble prize recipient of Mexico, who served as Mexico's ambassador to India from 1962 to 1968, a time of rapid change and open creativity. The spiritual... see more
Americana
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 21min
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An alcoholic film editor puts together the pieces of his movie star sister's murder.
Founding Brothers
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 3h 20min
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Oil on Ice
[2004]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 56min
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This film shows the beauty and grandeur of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge against the political backdrop of oil exploration and development, and its impact upon Alaska Natives and the land
Angel Azul
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Drama | 1h 14min
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Through the hauntingly beautiful lure of Jason deCaire's Taylor's underwater, life-like statues we witness the birth of an artificial coral reef, learn how we are inextricably connected to the ocean and everything in it, and are left to consider how our choices will determine what we leave to future generations.
Rise Above the Mark
[2014]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 5min
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Rise Above the Mark is a documentary narrated by Peter Coyote that brings to light the heartbreaking realities of public education. It's the story of what happens when politics enters the classroom. Public schools are boxed in by current corporate reforms. Rules and regulations restrict vision, depreciate funding, demoralize teachers, and turn students into test-taking machines, robbing them of time... see more
The Wednesday Woman
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
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A successful female mystery author in a vulnerable stage of her life falls for a murky ex-con. Her life slowly starts to resemble one of her darker novels and that's not a good thing.
Child's Cry
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 40min
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A social worker (Lindsay Wagner) starts working with a shy, withdrawn 6 year old (Taliesin Jaffe) whom she believes is the victim of sexual abuse.
TV Series | Documentary, Sport
A comprehensive 5-hour documentary, divided into 1-hour episodes, on the founding and 10-season history of the American Football League, tracing from its humble beginning to its eventual merger with the older, more powerful National Football League.
The History of Sex
[1999]
 
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Mini Series | History | 1h
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A Seduction in Travis County
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 28min
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An acquitted killer (Lesley Ann Warren) lusts after her lawyer (Peter Coyote), who is a married man.
TV Movie | Documentary | 48min
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Who Wants to Live Forever, the Wisdom of Aging is a one hour documentary film about the myths, facts and contradictions in the never-ending battle for both longevity and healthy aging.
Scorned and Swindled
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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A man seduces women to get their money. He has plenty of success, but this time he has met his match.
Best Kept Secrets
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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Documentary | Documentary
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The true life story of Everyman, John Weld, who went from stuntman during Hollywood's golden era, to journalist, novelist and many other lives while befriending and sharing adventures with some of the most influential, writers, actors, politicians and industrialists of the 20th Century.
Isabel's Choice
[1981]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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Documentary | Documentary, Music | 52min
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Lisa Law's documentary on the Woodstock-era, based on her photographic book of the same title.
Documentary | 4h 45min
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The birth of a new aircraft.
The Sunday Man
[2007]
 
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Short Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Short | 15min
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The misadventures of a remarkably peculiar man, who has some very unusual ideas about who he is.
Lost: Revelation
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Drama, Mystery | 44min
Peter Coyote narrates the story of the survivors of Oceanic flight 815. The leader of the tail-end survivors, Ana Lucia, is forced to get her group inland to escape the ruthless 'others'. Meanwhile, the fuselage survivors have to deal with heavily pregnant woman, a mysterious stranger and the discovery of a hatch in the jungle.
Rome: Power & Glory
[1999]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, History | 5h 12min
A six part documentary on the rise and fall of the Roman Empire
Lost: Reckoning
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h
You're under attack on an island of mystery. How will you survive? That is the question facing the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 as they match wits and will with hostile forces.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h
Directed by:
Green Fire
[2011]
 
My rating
Documentary | Biography, Documentary | 1h 13min
Directed by:
Aldo Leopold is considered the most important conservationist of the twentieth-century. He is the father of the national wilderness system, wildlife management and ecological restoration. His classic book A Sand County Almanac inspires us to see the natural world as a community to which we belong. Green Fire explores Leopold's personal journey of observation and understanding and reveals how his ideas... see more
Destination Lost
[2005]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, Drama, Fantasy | 44min
A clip show showing the main points of Lost: season one, narrated by Peter Coyote
Dirty Gold War
[2015]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, History, News | 1h 8min
Directed by:
Dirty Gold War is a fable about gold and the reality that lies beneath a sacred metal associated with love and celebrations. Through protagonists such as Raoni Metuktire or Marco Arana, the film opens our eyes to the devastating gold rush sites, deep within Amazonia. This film reveals important issues about a gold rush that is continuing in the 21st century, in silence and indifference, regardless... see more
Save the American Wild Horse
[2007]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 25min
Directed by:
The American Wild Horse explores the plight of this pure symbol of American freedom. Viggo Mortensen, Sheryl Crow and a diverse array of wild horse experts cover the round-up, removal, and in some cases slaughter of America's Wild Horses.
It Was 20 Years Ago Today
[1987]
 
My rating
Documentary
Directed by:
An examination of the classic rock album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, and the year of its debut, 1967.
The Living Edens
[1997]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary
The Shape of Life
[2001]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary
As the River Flows
[2016]
 
My rating
Movie | 3min
Life in the Northern California watershed is a shared proposition. The system is complex and easily unbalanced. Once believed to be extinct the return of the charismatic River Otter, ambassador of our watershed, is a beacon of hope to encourage continuing wetland restoration and conservation. Balancing this fragility is the responsibility of us all.
Erin Brockovich
[2000]
 
My rating
Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h 11min
Directed by:
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
Deadwood
[2004]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, History, Western | 55min
Created by:
A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.
Flashforward
[2009]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 42min
A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blacks out and awakens with a short vision of their future.
Sphere
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 2h 14min
Directed by:
A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.
Patch Adams
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1h 55min
Directed by:
The true story of a heroic man, Hunter Patch Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.
Good Kill
[2014]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Thriller, War | 1h 42min
Directed by:
A family man begins to question the ethics of his job as a drone pilot.
Intelligence
[2014]
 
My rating
TV Series | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | 42min
Created by:
A high-tech intelligence operative, enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, aids an elite government cyber-security agency in special missions.
The 4400
[2004]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 43min
As the reappearance of 4,400 missing persons on a single day confounds the global community, federal agents on the case slowly discover the ways in which the victims have been changed.
Perception
[2012]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 42min
Dr. Daniel Pierce is an eccentric neuropsychiatrist who uses his unique outlook to help the federal government solve complex criminal cases.
No Deposit
[2015]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 20min
Directed by:
The story begins when a family man, Mickey Ryan, falls from grace through no fault of his own due to a series of downward spiraling events beyond his control. With his life turned upside down, Mickey tries valiantly to resolve his issues but hooks up with the wrong people who blind him with anger and hate. Then his life takes an even worse turn as evil infiltrates his life and he becomes involved in... see more
Resurrecting the Champ
[2007]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 52min
Directed by:
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.
Spielberg
[2017]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Biography, Documentary | 2h 27min
Directed by:
A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.
Brothers & Sisters
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 1h
Created by:
The story of the drama surrounding a family's adult siblings.
Bitter Moon
[1992]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 2h 19min
Directed by:
After hearing stories of her, a passenger on a cruise ship develops an irresistible infatuation with an eccentric paraplegic's wife.
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 50min
Directed by:
A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.
Hemingway & Gellhorn
[2012]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 2h 35min
Directed by:
A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer.
Random Hearts
[1999]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 2h 13min
Directed by:
A police sergeant and a congresswoman both lose their spouses in a plane crash, and they soon discover that their spouses were having an affair with each other.
Video | Action, Thriller | 1h 36min
Directed by:
Navy SEALS, headed by Lt. Bobby James, are dispatched to North Korea on a covert mission, all in an effort to take out a missile site...
Southern Comfort
[1981]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 46min
Directed by:
A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror the Vietnam experience.
Northfork
[2003]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Fantasy | 1h 43min
Directed by:
Set in 1955, the residents of a small Montana community are forced to move their homes to make way for a new dam.
Movie | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 28min
Directed by:
A group of teenagers, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up inadvertently releasing a horde of bloodthirsty zombies.
Bon voyage
[2003]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 1h 54min
Directed by:
An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city.
The Hebrew Hammer
[2003]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 25min
Directed by:
An orthodox Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus' evil son.
$5 a Day
[2008]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 38min
Directed by:
The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.
The Legend of Billie Jean
[1985]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 36min
Directed by:
A Texas teenager cuts her hair short and becomes an outlaw martyr with her brother and friends.
The Twilight Zone
[1985]
 
My rating
TV Series | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 45min
Created by:
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.
Commander in Chief
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 1h
Created by:
MacKenzie Allen becomes the first woman American president after she ascends to the job following the death of president Teddy Bridges.
TV Series | Documentary
A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.
Law & Order: LA
[2010]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
From point of view of the Los Angeles police detectives who investigate crimes and the district attorneys who prosecute the offenders.
These Amazing Shadows
[2011]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 28min
Tells the history and importance of The National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself.
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.
The Dust Bowl
[2012]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Documentary
A documentary about the 1930s drought of North American prairie farm land, and its consequences during the great depression.
The Sixties
[2013]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Documentary, History | 1h
A ten-part documentary series focusing on the politics, music, technical advancements, drugs, and the "free love" movement of the 1960s.
Moonlight and Valentino
[1995]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 45min
Directed by:
A young widow still grieving over the death of her husband finds herself being comforted by a local housepainter.
Avonlea
[1990]
 
My rating
TV Series | Adventure, Drama, Family | 1h
Created by:
A young rich girl is sent to live with relatives on Prince Edward Island in the early 1900s.
Cybill
[1995]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Created by:
A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two daughters, headstrong Zoey and agreeable Rachel.
The Price of Fame
[2014]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 50min
Directed by:
Two friends decide to steal Charlie Chaplin's body, right after his death, for ransom.
Shadow of Fear
[2004]
 
My rating
Movie | Thriller | 1h 28min
Directed by:
When a young man accidentally kills someone, he is plunged into a rich man's world of blackmail, betrayal, adultery and ...murder.
The Inside
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 42min
A rookie FBI agent is recruited as the new violent crimes task force profiler to solve murder cases.
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
[2005]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
Created by:
The series shows the workings of the judicial system, beginning with the arraignment and continuing through the lawyers process of building a case, investigating leads and preparing witnesses and defendants for trial.
Bag It
[2010]
 
My rating
Documentary | Comedy, Documentary, Drama | 1h 14min
Directed by:
An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to the conclusion that our consumptive use of plastic has finally caught up to us, and looks at what we can do about it. Today. Right now.
Great Migrations
[2010]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Documentary | 45min
Great Migrations takes viewers on the epic journeys animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species.
Mini Series | Documentary | 4h
The series heads to the very frontiers of space and science to produce the definitive television history of science fiction. The story of one of the liveliest and most stimulating genres in popular culture will be told through its impact on cinema, television and literature. Each episode will explore one of the enduring themes of science fiction: time travel; the exploration of space; robots and artificial... see more
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
Directed by:
The film chronicles the life and revolutionary times of the former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Purpose
[2002]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
Directed by:
A software developer becomes a billionaire and is distracted by fame, greed and power, then must save his invention and company from a hostile takeover.
A/k/a Tommy Chong
[2006]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 20min
Directed by:
Documentary about Tommy Chong's federal prosecution under the Bush administration for selling bongs over the Internet.
American Experience
[1988]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Documentary, History | 1h
A series showcasing documentaries on American history.
Last Will
[2011]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 41min
Directed by:
An affluent woman is framed for the murder of her husband and faces a mountain of evidence stacked against her. Undeterred, she begins to put the pieces of the true story together.
Eva & Leon
[2015]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 12min
Directed by:
A privileged woman and an orphan boy meet and somehow become friends.
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards
[2000]
 
My rating
TV Special | Family
2000's Oscars. The 72nd annual event was hosted by Billy Crystal. Films contending for the awards (Best Picture) includes: American Beauty (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Insider (1999), The Cider House Rules (1999) and The Green Mile (1999). Other categories had movies such as The Matrix (1999), Topsy-Turvy (1999), Being John Malkovich (1999), among others as nominees.
Deadly Nightmares
[1983]
 
My rating
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.
Heart of Midnight
[1988]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 1h 33min
Directed by:
Carol inherits a night club from her weird uncle. She moves into the place, only to find out just how weird her uncle really was. She begins to remember more about her very special relationship with her uncle as she battles her memories and her surroundings in her new home.
Buffalo Girls
[1995]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Western | 3h
Directed by:
Wild. Untamed. Legendary. Buffalo Girls celebrates the bold escapades of tough-talking Calamity Jane Canary and her illustrious cohorts. It's the waning days of the Wild West and Jane, the rough 'n' rugged cowgirl, is searching not only for her long-lost daughter, but the Wild West she once knew. Jane traverses plains, mountains and continents until she finally discovers the answer to her problems:... see more
Top of the World
[1997]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 39min
Directed by:
In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged diversion, and the two of them become suspects. Over the course of the evening and next morning, the two attempt to escape to surrounded casino, and to prove their... see more
Crooked Hearts
[1991]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 53min
Directed by:
How the discovery of a father's affair affects each member of his family.
Phenomenon II
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Action, Adventure, Animation | 1h 22min
Directed by:
George Malley lives in a small town and is well-liked. One day he sees a strange flash of light in the sky and his life is radically changed. George has mysteriously become highly intelligent.
Endangered Species
[1982]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 37min
Directed by:
About a retired New York cop on Vacation in America's West who is drawn into a female sheriff's investigation of a mysterious series of cattle killings.
Independent Lens
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary
Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.
The Division
[2001]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
Created by:
Directed by:
Five female cops in San Francisco struggle with their personal and professional lives.
The Gospel of Judas
[2006]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 2h
Directed by:
One of the most significant discoveries of the twentieth century is revealed in this film.
American Masters
[1985]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Documentary | 1h 30min
Created by:
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charles Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holiday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
The Harimaya Bridge
[2009]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 2h
Directed by:
After the sudden death of his estranged son in rural Japan, an American man must go there to claim some important family items. While there, he discovers some secrets his son left behind.
Fog City Mavericks
[2007]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 59min
Directed by:
Fog City Mavericks explores and applauds the extraordinary cinematic achievements of San Francisco Bay Area filmmakers, with notable attention to the way in which their lives and work mirror the spirit of invention and independence that makes the Bay Area such a unique cultural and artistic community.
Indiscreet
[1998]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 40min
Directed by:
A multi-millionaire client of a detective agency hires an investigator to get dirt on his wife, so he can divorce her. What the investigator finds instead is that the wife takes care of her elderly mother, likes to drink a little too much, and skinny dips in the ocean. He also sees that she is physically abused and when she apparently is going to attempt to drown herself, he dives in and saves her... see more
Fallen Angels
[1993]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 30min
Directed by:
Fallen Angels is an American neo-noir anthology television series that ran in 1993 and 1995 on Showtime, and was produced by Propaganda Films. No first-run episodes were shown in 1994.
Nature
[1982]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary, Family | 1h
Directed by:
Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.
Berkeley
[2005]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 28min
Directed by:
Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and roll, and political activism which turns his world upside down and leaves him on a path of exploration and self-discovery, far from the life of his father, Sy Sweet. The film depicts a group of young people protesting... see more
Two for Texas
[1998]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Crime, Western | 1h 36min
Directed by:
In 1836, two prisoners escape from a Louisiana chain gang run by a vicious strong boss. In the process of the escape, the strong boss is killed which sets his brother, the ex-warden on a chase of the men. However, the two join up with Sam Houston's army to fight the Mexicans which also sets them free from previous charges. The ex-warden then sells guns to the Mexicans which leads to the Alamo massacre... see more
Jack the Dog
[2001]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 25min
Directed by:
Jack is a womanizer, but settles down with Faith. When the marriage falls apart due to Jack's desire for women, he gets shared custody of his son. Living with his son, slowly things in the mind of Jack are changing.
With One Voice
[2009]
 
My rating
Documentary | Documentary | 1h 18min
Directed by:
This illuminating documentary explores the unity of humanity, featuring mystics from around the world, whose lives have been dedicated to answering the mysteries of existence.
Murder in My Mind
[1997]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 28min
Directed by:
Brain cells from a murdered woman are transplanted into an FBI agent, in the hopes of finding the killer.
American Cinema
[1995]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary
Directed by:
TV Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 3h 16min
Directed by:
Somewhat fact-based story of the lives and attempted 1962 escape of several inmates in the famous correctional facility. Young inmate Clarence Carnes masterminds a grand escape involving several inmates who have nothing to lose, serving life sentences.
Founding Fathers
[2000]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Documentary, History | 1h
Directed by:
Die Laughing
[1980]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Crime, Music | 1h 48min
Directed by:
A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.
National Geographic Specials
[1965]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary, History | 1h
Directed by:
For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat stuff." Each special is self-contained.
Documentary | Documentary, History | 2h
Directed by:
That Eye, the Sky
[1994]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Fantasy | 1h 45min
Directed by:
Ort Flack is 12 years old and lives with his mother and his sister Tegwyn in the Australian outback. The three of them also have to take care of their old grandma and their paralyzed father. It is not easy for one mother to take care of everybody. But one day a mysterious stranger, Henry, comes to their desolate house to help them...