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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 29, 1987|
|Born:||February 19, 1924||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A restoration of the 1980 film "The Big Red One" which looks at the World War II adventures of the First Infantry Division in North Africa and Europe.
Katharine Hepburn pays tribute to one of the screen''''s most natural actors, Spencer Tracy.
An elite group of commandos led by a tough colonel is assigned to rescue a group of Americans from a terrorist-held airplane.
A renegade U.S. Army major is pressured to once again lead a motley gang of GIs on a secret wartime mission -- a suicide assignment behind German lines to thwart an assassination plot against Hitler -- in this TV-movie sequel to the hit 1967 theatrical adventure film, with Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine and Richard Jaeckel repeating their original roles. This filmed-in-Great Britain movie technically marked Lee Marvin''s first TV movie -- technically, since the first one he did, "The Killers" (with Ronald Reagan) in 1964, was at the time deemed too violent for TV and was released theatrically instead. It also marked his sixth time teaming on film with Ernest Borgnine.
Reclusive trapper Albert Johnson lives in the frigid mountains near the Yukon river. When he is wrongfully accused of murder by his enemies and persecuted by the police, Johnson's expert knowledge of the wilderness allows him to survive as his defends his freedom.
A small-time hood hides out from the cops with his American girlfriend.
During the cold war, a Soviet biological warfare expert plans to defect to the West. A CIA agent gets the man onboard a European train in order to aid his escape, but the Soviets are determined to stop at nothing to prevent this, including starting an avalanche which envelopes the train.
Drunken Irish father in law (Lee Marvin) and English Son in Law (Roger Moore) take up the fight against the Kaiser's army in East Africa during World War One.
Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby's wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam's old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.
After outlaw Harry Spikes is wounded in a gun battle, two runaways help him escape and take him home with them. While Harry is recuperating, he regales the young men with stories of his exciting past. The adventurous tales inspire them to start a gang of their own, and Harry is happy to join as their leader. At first, the enterprise works well as the new gang robs some banks. But before long, Harry decides to turn on the boys and starts hunting them for the reward money, and this prompts one of the two young men to seek revenge against Harry.
A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in white sheets aren't intent on holding a fair and impartial trial, Garth takes to the woods as the Klansmen lynching party hunts him down.
It's 1912 and the patron's of 'The Last Chance Saloon' have gathered for their evening of whiskey to contemplate their lost faith and dreams, when Hickey (Lee Marvin) arrives. Hickey is out to convince everyone that he can help them all find peace of mind by ridding them of the foolish dreams and by bringing them back to reality. Hickey is working especially hard on Larry Slade (Robert Ryan) a former anarchist who has lost his will for life and is awaiting the eventuality of death. Larry is not affected by the cajolings of Hickey but his young companion Parritt (Jeff Bridges) is strangely affected and this leads to revelations about his own mother and feelings of betrayal and loss. As the night wears on the mood changes as everyone has the their faith and dreams slowly destroyed by Hickey. As the anger builds everyone turns on Hickey about his wife and the iceman. This leads to more revelations and with Hickey having the faint questioning of his own new found convictions.
It is a period of great recessions in the US, and the land is full of people who fought in the World War and are now homeless. Those people, commonly called "hobos", are truly hated by Shack (Borgnine), a sadistical railway conductor who swore that no hobo will ride his train for free. Well, no-one but "A" Number One (Lee Marvin), who is ready to put his life as a stake to become a local legend - as a first person who survived the trip on Shack's notorious train.
A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
An easy-going cowpoke and his hard-drinking partner agree to move 200 steer from Mexico to the U.S. to get out of debt.
An aging cowboy faces changes in the West with the rise of civilization.
Two California miners share a gold claim and a wife.
Stranded soldiers from opposite sides fight a private version of World War II on a remote island.
A renegade officer trains a group of misfits for a crucial mission behind enemy lines.
A gangster plots an elaborate revenge on the wife and partner who did him dirty.
A classic documentary about what proved to be the final days of Seinging London. Covering the whole scene, the film includes revealing and often hilarious intervies with Michael Caine, Mick Jagger, Julie Christie and David Hockney. Mucis, including performances by the Stones, Eric Burdon and The Ani
A corrupt rancher hires four soldiers of fortune to rescue his wife from kidnappers.
Passengers on a steam ship in the '30s struggle with their tangled relations and the rise of Nazism.
A prim schoolteacher turns outlaw queen when the railroad steals her land.
Supposedly based on the short story by Ernest Hemingway. In this film noir, two hitmen want to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver!) "just stood there and took it" when they came to shoot him. Ronald Reagan plays a rich, double-crossing bad guy. A young Angie Dickinson (looking just like Ellen Barkin) plays the femme fatale.
A war veteran in the South Seas tries to salvage a buddy''''s reputation when the man''''s daughter comes calling.
An experienced gunman and a peace-loving tenderfoot clash with a Western bully.
A Texas Ranger teams up with a gambler to stop an outlaw from running guns into Mexico wih the help of Comanches in order to set up a power base in that country as a means of planning an attack on the Union.
A 15-year old runaway orphan determines to make it on his own as a farmer.
In this sumptuous Civil War story, a willful southern belle goes mad out of fear that she may be part black.
A former sheriff hunts down the seven men who killed his wife.
A cowardly captain leads his men into danger in WWII Belgium.
A cavalry officer trying to stop an Indian war gets involved with a married woman.
A Korean War veteran is accused of cracking under enemy torture.
A medical student will stop at nothing to become a top surgeon.
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
An ex-con dreaming of one last heist faces dissension within his gang.
The jazz band''s leader gets mixed up with gangster in ''20s Kansas City.
A one-armed veteran uncovers small-town secrets when he tries to visit an Asian-American war hero''''s family.
A greasy spoon diner provides a base for a spy smuggling nuclear secrets.
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.
A group of confederate prisoners escape to Canada and plan to rob the banks and set fire to the small town of Saint Albans in Vermont. To get the lie of the land, their leader spends a few days in the town and finds he is getting drawn into its life and especially into that of an attractive widow and her son.
Naval officers begin to suspect their captain of insanity.
At sinister carnival The Garden of Evil, the main attraction is Goliath, "world's largest gorilla...cost the lives of 1,000 men before his capture." Barker Joey Matthews is about to enter the gorilla act, teamed with seductive mantrap Laverne, the owner's wife. Then a man is found dead of a broken neck. Was it Goliath or someone wearing Joey's gorilla suit? Detective Sgt. Garrison finds four interlocked romantic triangles among the suspects...
During the Korean War Lt. Sam Pryor volunteers his platoon to escort Greek troops to perform a reconnaissance mission behind Communist lines. Due to his Greek heritage Pryor is initially proud to accompany the Greek contingent but his feelings change to scorn and mistrust when what he believes is cowardice shown by the Greek soldiers and their leaders results in the near annihiliation of his own platoon. An uneasy alliance is maintained between the US and Greek troops as the enemy's true objective is learned.
19th-century army officer Lance Caldwell is assigned to Fort King in the Everglades. Immediately clashing with his commanding officer Major Dade, Caldwell opposes Dade's plans to wipe out the Seminole Indians. The fact that Caldwell was the boyhood chum of Seminole chief Osceola is all the more reas
A gold robber tries to reform in the middle of a big heist.
A police detective whose wife was killed by the mob teams with a scarred gangster's moll to bring down a powerful gangster.
A cowboy trails the outlaws who kidnapped his fiancee during a stagecoach robbery.
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
A World War II squad tries to save a man trapped behind enemy lines.
Rebel soldiers raid a Union gold shipment, then learn the Civil War has been over for a month.
Department of State courier Mike Kelly ends up in postwar hotbed Trieste after failing to collect a package from a colleague. The Military Police are happy for him to get more involved, but things get a bit tough. After all, he is just a postman.
The "Silver Kid" is an orphan who is deputized by the marshal of Silver City to help rid the town of a gang of gold mine claim-jumpers who will kill anyone who stands in their way.
An experimental steam-powered vessel sets off on its maiden voyage with an inexperienced Naval officer at the helm.
A full program of out-takes from Hope's previous specials.
A satirization of the 1982 Oscar nominees ("Atlantic City," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Reds," "On Golden Pond," and "Chariots of Fire"), hosted by Bob Hope.
This promotional short for the film "Point Blank" (1967) offers a behind-the-scenes look at location shooting on Alcatraz.
This MGM short is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Raintree County" (1957).
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