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Cast (feature film)

1.
Black Dynamite (2009)
"Black Dynamite" is a legendary super crime fighter in this 1970's-style blaxploitation action film. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House.
2.
Demon Hunter (2006)
A half-human-half-demon works for the Catholic Church in its ceaseless battle against the powers of hell.
3.
House of 1,000 Corpses (2003) as Sheriff Huston
Captain Spaulding is Ruggsville's own PT Barnum. More demented sideshow carney than dazzling circus showman, Spaulding is the proprietor of the Museum of Monsters and Madmen, where weary travelers can fill their gas tanks with the only petrol for miles and their stomachs with his secret recipe of fr
4.
Soulkeeper (2001) as Old Bum
A pair of two-bit thieves, Corey Mahoney and Terrence Christian, are hired to gain possession of the legendary "Rock of Lazarus," a stone that is invested with the power to raise the dead. Their attempts to find the rock put them at odds with Simon Magus, who dreams of using the rock to create an ar
5.
Match Made in Heaven, A (1997) as Sam Landay
Helen Rossi is determined to find a mate for her son Tom, a confirmed bachelor and divorce lawyer who plans to avoid matrimony altogether. While undergoing tests at clinic, Helen spots a nurse, Jane, who she feels would be the perfect wife for Tom. She persuades them to go on a blind date against th
6.
Her Costly Affair (1996) as Ed Baines
A bored college professor has a fling with a graduate student and then discovers that he is a psychopath.
7.
Spring Awakening (1994) as Ulf Anderson
Period drama about the turn-of-the-century decline of a Nebraska town's economic strength and the subsequent separation of two young lovers. Based on a short story by Willa Cather.
8.
Never Forget (1991) as Lewis Brandon
A television movie about Mel Mermelstein, an Auschwitz concentration camp survivor who brought a group of Nazi apologists to court when it challenged the authenticity of the Holocaust.
9.
Angel Town (1990) as Graduate Dean--College Faculty
An Olympic-level kickboxer leaves Paris for southern California, where he moves into a home that has been targeted by local gangs.
10.
Hollywood Detective, The (1989) as Jon Milwell
A has-been actor who portrayed a detective becomes a real-life private investigator when he finds himself without money or a job. While on the trail of a missing person, he is framed for murder and ends up uncovering a nasty web of corruption centering on a millionaire California fruit grower.
11.
Case of the Hillside Strangler, The (1989) as Dr Watts
A movie, based on the non-fiction book "Two of a Kind: The Hillside Stranglers," about the police investigation that led to the arrest and conviction of Kenneth Bianchi and his cousin, Angelo Buono, who murdered ten young women near Los Angeles between October 1977 and February 1978. The story is to
12.
Black Eagle (1988) as Dean Rickert
When a top-secret jet armed with a sophisticated laser system crashes near the Soviet Union, the Air Force sends their best man in to get the priceless technology back. But the Soviets want the high-tech gear for themselves, and they send a deadly KGB agent to gain control of it no matter what it ta
13.
Invaders From Mars (1986) as Nasa Scientist
14.
Naked Cage, The (1986) as Jordan
15.
Creator (1985) as Dr Sutter
An eccentric research biologist becomes obsessed with the idea of reproducing his beloved wife who died ten years before.
16.
The Karate Kid (1984) as Mr Mills
A boy learns karate from a retired master to deal with school bullies.
17.
Sam's Son (1984) as Mr Turner
Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his identity, who finds success as a javelin thrower on the track team.
18.
Moonlight (1982) as Tappan Zee Man
A fast-food delivery man for a New York Chinese restaurant gets involved with international terrorists and is recruited by undercover agents to help track down its leader. This prospective series pilot has the pseudonymous Alan Smithee credited as director, after both Jackie Cooper and his successor
19.
Old Boyfriends (1979) as David Brinks
A woman starts looking up old boyfriends who played important parts in her life.
20.
Keefer (1978) as Sergeant
The pilot movie for a prospective series, with Conrad playing the leader of a crack group of secret agents operating behind enemy lines during World War II.
21.
Return From Witch Mountain (1978) as Operations Officer
A mad scientist kidnaps an alien teen with amazing powers.
22.
Night They Took Miss Beautiful (1977) as Smitty
A hijacking caper involving an airliner carrying not only five beauty contest finalists but also a dangerous laboratory mutation to be used for bacterial warfare.
23.
Never Con a Killer (1977) as Huff Hufaker
In this movie pilot, shown some time after "The Feather and Father Gang" series came and went in the spring of 1977, detective Powers and con-man dad Gould team up to outwit Runyonesque horseplayer Forsythe.
24.
New Love Boat, The (1977) as Josh
In this third pilot to the hugely successful series that -- beginning in September, 1977 -- sailed for more than eight years (with several additional periodic cruises thereafter), Gavin McLeod was piped aboard as the captain, becoming the most successful of the Mary Tyler Moore alumni (series-wise).
25.
Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976)
A dramatization of the 1960 "U-2 incident," in which a CIA spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was brought to trial. Powers was ultimately returned to the United States in a prisoner swap. In later years he became a helicopter traffic reporter for a Los
26.
Love Boat, The - Pilot Movie (1976) as First Officer
This was the pilot for the hit series, packed with familiar TV names and faces, interweaving several comedy stories of the misadventures of passengers and crew aboard a California to Mexico cruise ship.
27.
My Father's House (1975) as Airplane Captain
A drama about a heart attack patient, a busy, highly paid executive who reflects upon his happy childhood and the way he was brought up in a simpler age. Although playing father and son, Preston and Robertson, sharing star billing, never appear together in this film.
28.
Lucky Lady (1975) as Charley
Walker and Kibby run a liquor smuggling operation in Mexico during Prohibition. They team up with Claire, a cabaret singer with connections to some nightclub owners. Things get complicated when Walker and Kibby both fall in love with Claire who can't decide which one she likes the best. But while th
29.
Unwed Father (1974) as Principal
A teenage father battles with his girlfriend, her wealthy parents, his own family and the courts in his attempt to gain legal custody of his illegitimate child. C. O'Brien, credited with writing the story and co-writing the teleplay actually is Carol Sobieski, who had her name removed.

Cast (special)

30.
Roman Empire in the First Century, The (2001) as Voice Over
Documentary about the Roman Empire in the 1st Century A.D. and the lasting legacies of Emperors Caesar Augustus, Caligula, Claudius and Nero. Born in times of crisis amid civil war, Caesar Augustus is capable of brutal violence and tender compassion. He is influential, forging the image of Roman gr
31.
Beyond Witch Mountain (1982) as Lowell Roberts
Forced to leave their own planet when their sun collides with it, a group of aliens crash-land on Earth and establish a base in Witch Mountain. Later, two of its young members, Tia and Tony, leave the security of their colony to search for others of their kind. During their trek they befriend Jaso
32.
Very Good Friends (1977) as Father
The story of a thirteen-year-old girl who must come to terms with the sudden death of her younger sister.
33.
Another Part of the Forest (1972) as John Bagtry
A television adaptation of Lillian Hellman's play about the Hubbards, a rich Southern family of greedy, ruthless individuals. The story takes place before the action of Helman's more famous play about the Hubbards, "The Little Foxes."

Cast (special)

34.
Op Center (1994)
An ensemble drama about an elite U.S. government crisis management team that keeps constant watch on international hotspots which pose potential threats to the security of the United States.
35.

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