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Cast (feature film)
A down-and-out film producer agrees to make his nephew's film about 19th century English statesman, Benjamin Disraeli, but can only get financing if he casts a well-known action star. The production abruptly comes to a standstill when the lead actor is kidnapped from the film set. The producer, with
Ten years ago, as the country of Rwanda descended into madness, one man made a promise to protect the family he loved--and ended up finding the courage to save over 1200 people. Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager in Rwanda, secretly used his position and intelligence to shelter over a thousand refugees during the genocide crisis. While the rest of the world closed its eyes, Paul opened his heart to prove that the human spirit can make us stronger than we''d ever imagine.
Relations among three woman--one Native, one Afrikaans, one English--in contemporary South Africa.
Ten guests of a mysterious host are travelling together on African safari, though none of of them know why they have been invited. As they begin to be murdered, one by one, the remaining survivors begin to suspect that one of them is the killer.
A newly hired night-shift guard at a genetic research plant battles a litter of monsters born to a genetically engineered cat.
A curious boy named Kevin is whisked away from his dreary English home by six mischievous dwarfs who have stolen/borrowed a map from the Supreme Being. The map reveals "time holes" that allow them to travel through history where they meet Robin Hood, King Agamemnon, and Napoleon and steal their tre
A Greek hero fights a series of monsters, including the dreaded gorgon, to win the woman he loves.
Hammer Studios house director Roy Ward Baker ("Five Million Years to Earth," "The Vault of Horror") lured scare maestros Vincent Price and John Carridine out of retirement for this hit-and-miss anthology of three horror stories, all linked together by the goings-on at the Monster Club, a discoteque for vampiric types. Price plays the dance club''s head vampire, and Carradine is curious horror author Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes.
A group of British aristocrats, who call themselves "Knights of Avalon", isn't content with the system of justice and executes judgment themselves. Instead of just killing the people they believe guilty, they give 'em a chance in traditional combat. When one day Sir Grifford witnesses their sessions, they have to remove him too. His son and heir, Sir John from America, starts to investigate with help from Ms. Marion and Colonel Cook from Scotland Yard.
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it.
An Allied team sets out to free an American officer held by the Nazis in a mountaintop castle.
Prisoners fight to survive the grueling conditions in a North African military stockade.
Although outnumbered, British soldiers make an heroic stand against revolting Zulu warriors.
Even behind bars, a convict refuses to tell his cohorts where he stashed the loot from a big job.
Set in a corrupt and brawling Vienna, Shakespeare's dark comedy tells the story of a peculiar attempt at moral reform undertaken by Duke Vincentio, the city's ruler. Pretending to leave Vienna, he appoints a deputy, Angelo, to rule in his place. Once in power, Angelo becomes a stern ruler, enforcing
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A landmark in the miniseries genre, which occupies a permanent niche alongside "Roots," "Centennial" and "Rich Man, Poor Man", this 12-hour, six-part adaptation of James Clavell''s best-seller follows the fortunes of an ambitious English navigator who is shipwrecked with his Dutch crew in feudal Japan, finds himself enmeshed in a long battle between two powerful warlords, and eventually becomes the first western Shogun (or chief samurai). Unique in its initial presentation with much of it spoken in untranslated Japanese (subtitles were added in its network rerun several years later), it had a voice-over narration by Orson Welles, made a matinee idol of Richard Chamberlain, and introduced to American TV veteran Japanese star Toshiro Mifune (as the Shogun) and newcomer Yoko Shimada (as Chamberlain''s love interest and interpreter).<P>All three stars, in addition to Yuki Meguro (as a samurai warrior) and John Rhys-Davies (as a flamboyant Portuguese pirate ship captain), received Emmy Award nominations for acting. Winning an Emmy as Outstanding Dramatic Series, "Shogun" also received nominations for direction, writing, photography, production design, art direction, set decoration, editing and film sound editing--and winning for costume design and main title design. Subsequently it was edited down from 12 hours to just over three for a theatrical version shown overseas and to a two-hour-plus version for home videotape and videodisc (these had some nudity as well as more graphic violence than was in the miniseries). In July 1984, "Shogun" was given a network premiere in a 2 1/2 hour movie form.
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