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Theresa Russell
Born March 20, 1957 (age 62)
Theresa Lynn Russell (born March 20, 1957) is an American actress. Russell made her film debut in The Last Tycoon (1976) directed by Elia Kazan, followed by a lead role opposite Dustin Hoffman in Straight Time (1978). She was then cast in Nicolas Roeg's controversial thriller Bad Timing (1980), which earned her critical praise. After marrying Roeg in 1982, she appeared in multiple films directed by... full bio
Liz & Dick
[2012]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 28min
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The torrid relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
Kafka
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 1h 38min
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Writer Franz Kafka works during the day at an insurance company where events lead him to discover a mysterious underground society with strange suppressive goals.
Black Widow
[1987]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 42min
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A federal investigator tracks down a gold digging woman who moves from husband to husband, kills them and collects the inheritance.
Bad Timing
[1980]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 3min
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A psychiatrist living in Vienna enters a torrid relationship with a married woman. When she ends up in the hospital from an overdose, an inspector becomes set on discovering the demise of their affair.
Straight Time
[1978]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 54min
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After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer. When he is released again, he assaults the parole officer, steals his car, and returns to a life of crime.
The Razor's Edge
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 2h 8min
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He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.
Whore
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 25min
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The prostitute Liz works on the streets of Los Angeles. She recalls her life in flashback, when she marries an alcoholic man. She leaves him with their son. Then she works as waitress in a diner until the day a man introduces her to prostitution. Later she is raped by at least five men and the pimp Blake "protects" her. Liz tries to escape from Blake and befriends the prostitute Katie; however Blake... see more
Insignificance
[1985]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 50min
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Four 1950s icons meet in the same hotel room and two of them discover more in common between them than they ever anticipated.
Aria
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 30min
Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.
Eureka
[1983]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h 10min
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In 1925, Arctic prospector Jack McCann becomes a rich man when he strikes gold but 20 years later he faces major personal and family problems.
Track 29
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 30min
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A doctor's wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside cafe, she encounters a British hitchhiker, who turns out to be her son. They spend time together trying to find a bond. The son begins to hate the husband, and the wife begins worrying about the safety of her husband and his train set.
Physical Evidence
[1989]
 
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Movie | Crime, Mystery, Romance | 1h 39min
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A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out.
16 to Life
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 29min
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Romantic comedy. A small town teenager's angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays.
Public Enemies
[1996]
 
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Video | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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Glorified and glamourized fact-based tale of Ma Barker and her boys who robbed banks and generally terrorized the Midwest in the 1930's and was eventually gunned down by g-man, Melvin Purvis.
The House Next Door
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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A newlywed couple move into their dream home only to find that their next door neighbor isn't as good natured as they had initially thought.
Impulse
[1990]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 49min
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Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be vice or drugs. While she is attempting to help Stan, the District Attorney, set-up a drug buy with a witness he needs for another case, they seem to have mutual attraction in each other. Lt. Joe Morgan has the hots... see more
Project Viper
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 25min
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A space shuttle crashes containing a lethal prototype organism designed to survive in any environment. The only people who can stop the creature are the Secretary of Defense agent and the female scientist who created it.
The Box
[2003]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 39min
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When Frank comes out of prison, and meets Marie, it's a start of a new life, until she accidentally kills her abusive night club owner-ex. Frank helps burying him, when they discover a box, which turns their life upside down.
Cold Heaven
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 1h 45min
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An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Horror | 1h 39min
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Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet. He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo brings home her betrothed, Sidney, who aspires to be a poet. The new butler, Fledge, provides Lady Harriet with the attention she's been missing and then seduces Sidney. Did he have a role in Sidney's disappearance as well?
Dark World
[2008]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 30min
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An ex police officer in Los Angeles sets out to solve a series of missing person cases with his ex partner.
The Spy Within
[1995]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 27min
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A beautiful spy trades sex for secrets. A reclusive explosives expert is haunted by a tragic past. When these two meet, the sparks fly... but they have more in common than just a mutual attraction to each other; a covert spy ring wants both of them dead. They devise a shocking plan to outsmart their pursuers... and what began as a sexual encounter escalates into an all out war for their lives. Getting... see more
Movie | Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 35min
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Hank is a shy high school student in Connecticut who plays in a band with his friends. While trying to fix an amplifier for the band, he gets a shock and awakes in the land of a peasant. He is imprisoned by Alisande, who is the fiancée of Sir Galahad, and brought to the Court of King Arthur. Hank lures King Arthur and Merlin using his knowledge of an eclipse and succeeds to get a workshop to try to... see more
The Proposition
[1996]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 1h 39min
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In Wales, around 1800, Catherine Morgan is widowed young, her husband a war casualty whose unpaid gambling debts threaten both the loss of home and farm and destitution for her and her daughters Elen and Emily. Catherine hopes to save them by selling their cattle at a distant market. She must overcome the hardships of the cattle drive across the craggy Welsh countryside as an obsessively infatuated... see more
Running Woman
[1998]
 
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Movie | Action | 1h 27min
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Emily Russo and her son are victims of a carjacking that results in the Sam's death. No one believes that thugs dressed as cops are the perpetrators; in fact Emily is accused of committing the murder herself and inventing the carjacking story as a cover. On the run from the police, she tries to find and killers on her own and discovers that the crime might not have been as random as it first appea... see more
Trade-Off
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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Tom and Karen are unhappy, planning to divorce after they sell their house. At work, a ruthless colleague is pushing Tom aside. At a bar, Jackie enchants him, and they begin an affair. She complains of an abusive husband, he complains of unfulfilled dreams. She suggests that each murder the other's spouse. When Karen drives her car off a bridge and no body is found, Jackie claims credit for murder... see more
Hotel Paradise
[1995]
 
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Short Movie | Short | 29min
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A bride-to-be wakes up one morning next to a man chained to the bed, but cannot remember what happened the night before.
A Woman's Guide to Adultery
[1993]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 2h 29min
The story of three women who are involved in adulterous affairs - and Rose, who believes that anyone who sleeps with another's husband is committing a crime against womanhood. Ah, but how long will Rose be able to resist the charms of married photographer Paul...? Will Ray leave Sandy? Will Martin leave Margaret? Is ANY relationship better than NO relationship? And will Rose's erotic pictorial portfolio... see more
Moving Mountains
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 44min
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Dove Family Approved Seal/Faith Friendly Moving Mountains is the true story of one woman's heroic struggle to save her community. She must overcome the might of a billion dollar coal company, the massive governmental bureaucracy that is bent on protecting it and the many difficulties in her own life. When a coal mining operation causes the wells in her community to go dry Trish takes them on and this... see more
Thicker Than Water
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 2h 20min
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Debbie and Jo are identical twins. After Jo is killed in a car accident. Debbie starts to act increasingly like Jo. Mysterious circumstances lead Sam to suspect that the accident wasn't an accident at all.
Once You Meet a Stranger
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 36min
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This made-for-television remake of Alfred Hitchcock's "Strangers on a Train" (1951) follows the same story, but has changed the genders of the lead characters from male to female. Sheila Gaines is a former child star whose first husband is unwilling to give her a divorce. A chance meeting with Margo Anthony on a train leads to a conversation where the mentally unstable Margo, who hates her mother,... see more
Spider-Man 3
[2007]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure | 2h 19min
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A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.
Wild Things
[1998]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 48min
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A police detective uncovers a conspiracy behind a case involving a high-school guidance counselor when accusations of rape are made against him by two female students.
The Believer
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 38min
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A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic philosophy. Based on the factual story of a K.K.K. member in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish by a New York Times reporter.
Tenebre
[1982]
 
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Movie | Crime, Horror, Mystery | 1h 41min
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An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Empire Falls
[2005]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Romance | 3h 17min
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A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, led by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
Love Comes Softly
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family, Romance | 1h 24min
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A young woman on her way to a new life in the 1800's suddenly finds herself a widow. Now she must live with a recently widowed young man and his daughter. Can any of them find love again?
Jolene
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 1min
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A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."
Nash Bridges
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
A smart alecky San Francisco, California cop and his get rich quick scheme of a partner keep tabs on crime and take down the bad guys in the Bay Area.
Delete
[2013]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Sci-Fi | 3h
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A reporter and a young hacker uncover an artificial intelligence which has become sentient. It has one goal. Self preservation. Humans are trying to destroy it. So it's 'it' or them.
The Last Tycoon
[1976]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 3min
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Being Human
[1994]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 2min
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One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.
Rid of Me
[2011]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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A scathing black comedy of embarrassment, RID OF ME charts the emotional breakdown and rebirth of a woman ripe for self-discovery.
Earth vs. the Spider
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 30min
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A shy, obsessive comic book fan gets injected with an experimental serum of a lab that is studying how to give humans the abilities of spiders. At first he develops minor abilities such as increased strength, which allows him to fight local criminals and bullies, thus living out his dream of being a superhero, and impressing his attractive next-door neighbor. Things start to get more odd when he is... see more
On the Doll
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 42min
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A lurid, dark look into the lives of sex workers, where victims of child abuse deal with the consequences later in life.
Documentary | Documentary, History | 2h
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A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate of movies became a prime example of the untapped power of cable television.
Born to Ride
[2011]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy | 1h 30min
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Mike decides to hit the road on his refurbished classic motorcycle along with best buddy Alex, but their trek takes a surprising turn when they become involved in a plan involving political blackmail, corruption, and dirty money. Carrying evidence that could get them killed at any minute, the boys are chased on the open road but turn their skills to their own advantage.
Passionada
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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Passionada is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband, a fisherman, died at sea. The widow's naive teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man who's new in town. The widow falls for the Brit, a professional gambler who pretends to be in the fishing business.
Searching for Debra Winger
[2002]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 40min
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Rosanna Arquette talks to various actresses about the pressures they face as women working in the entertainment industry.
Luckytown
[2000]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 41min
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Kirsten Dunst plays a young woman (Lidda), who is searching for her father (James Caan). She finds herself at odds with her boyfriend who wants nothing but a carefree lifestyle.
The Legends of Nethiah
[2012]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 33min
A young boy whose parents are going through a bitter divorce, is given hope and courage through the powerful stories embellished by his grandfather. The stories give the boy the inner strength and resolve to confront the inevitable challenges which lie ahead.
Good vs Evil
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h
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Heavenly agents of the "Corps" fight against demonic Morlocks in Hollywood.
Now & Forever
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 41min
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Against a backdrop of clashing cultures, John Myron and Angela Wilson find each other and over the years form a powerful bond. One tragic night, John rescues Angela from a wicked act of betrayal. Faced with its aftermath, Angela flees town, unaware that she has put into motion a dramatic and intense string of events that will forever change the course of their lives. Harboring a secret, John guides... see more
A Winter Rose
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 39min
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A beautiful yet troubled orphan must battle her demons of alcoholism and self-destruction when she becomes an international singing star overnight.
Glory Days
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Horror, Mystery | 1h
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The author of a tell-all book gets writer's block and decides to return home for inspiration only to find that the town locals aren't too happy with his last book.
American Heiress
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 1h
Wealthy debutante Elizabeth Wakefield definitely feels a spark when she meets Capt. JD Bruce, but their plane crashes in Guatemala, leaving them struggling to survive. The two begin to fall in love as JD shields Elizabeth from jungle dangers. The real danger, however, may be waiting back home, where her ruthless brother, Damian, is plotting to seize control of the family empire from their father, ... see more
1 Out of 7
[2011]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
Runaway teen Lexi find herself alone and pregnant on the streets. Seemingly beyond hope, she must turn to Devon, a woman with her own demons, to help her find a way back from her past mistakes.
Movie | Action, Drama, History | 1h 30min
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1870's America. A Chinese immigrant falsely accused of murdering a white woman is viciously hunted down; he'll have to prove his innocence in a time when people of color had "no legal rights" and could be bought and sold for a profit.
Blind Injustice
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h
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When a blind woman becomes the victim of a brutal attack, she becomes confident that she can identify her assailant.
Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom
[2011]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 36min
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Trapeze, Spartacus, Sweet Smell of Success, The Boston Strangler, Some Like It Hot. Tony Curtis, the man who influenced Elvis Presley and James Dean, was one of the very first teen idols and one of the last real movie stars. From his difficult upbringing in the Bronx, where he was born Bernie Schwartz, to his unprecedented fame and infamous way with women, Tony Curtis - Driven to Stardom presents Mr... see more
Water Under the Bridge
[2003]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 33min
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Blind Ambition
[1979]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Drama | 8h
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Television series docu-drama traces the career of John Dean, special counsel of president Nixon.
De película
[1982]
 
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TV Series | 1h
CBS This Morning
[1987]
 
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TV Series | News, Talk-Show | 2h
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CBS's morning news and talk show.
Complicated Women
[2003]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 55min
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A look at actresses who starred in films with thought-provoking subjects made between 1929-1934 - before the Hollywood Production Code was enforced.
Documentary | Documentary, History | 1h 8min
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Film Noir burrows into the mind; it's disorienting, intriguing and enthralling. Noir brings us into a gritty underworld of lush morbidity, providing intimate peeks at its tough, scheming dames, mischievous misfits and flawed men - all caught in the wicked web of a twisted fate.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 21min
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Hollywood Women
[1993]
 
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Mini Series | Documentary | 1h
Programmes giving the British people an insight into the workings of all aspects of the female side of Hollywood.
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