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Casting (feature film)
James Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past returns to haunt her, and 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
Set during the war between Roman soldiers and Pict tribesmen during the 2nd century Roman conquest of Britain. Quintus Dias, a Roman centurion and son of a legendary gladiator, leads a group of soldiers on a raid of a Pict camp to rescue a captured general. The son of the Pict leader is murdered dur
What terrifying discovery would make the Vatican turn to Robert Langdon, the man who cracked history''s most controversial code? When Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati - the most powerful underground organization in history - he also faces a deadly threat to the existence of the secret organization''s most despised enemy: the Catholic Church. Upon learning that the clock is ticking on an unstoppable Illuminati time bomb, Langdon travels to Rome, where he joins forces with Vittoria Vetra, a beautiful and enigmatic Italian scientist. Embarking on a nonstop, action-packed hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and even to the heart of the most secretive vault on earth, Langdon and Vetra will follow the 400-year-old Path of Illumination that marks the Vatican''s only hope for survival.
Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, James Bond and M interrogate Mr. White who reveals the organization which blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined. F
The "Hitman" is a genetically-engineered, elite assassin known only as Agent 47. His hallmarks are lethal grace, unwavering precision, and resolute pride in his work. But even 47 couldn't anticipate a "random equation" in his life exactitude: the unexpected stirrings of his conscience and the unfa
The story examines James Bond's formative years and how he developed his penchant for Aston Martins, martinis and beautiful women.
A high-speed hovercraft chase, through a minefield in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea, marks the beginning of James Bond (Agent 007) embarking on his latest mission. From Hong Kong, to Cuba to London, Bond circles the world in his quest to unmask a traitor, and prevent a war
A contemporary adaptation of Agatha Christie's whodunit surrounding the death of a malicious American businessman aboard the Orient Express en route from Istanbul to Paris. Detective Hercule Poirot enlists the help of his friend Wolfgang Bouc to secure a last minute first-class cabin on the Orient E
Ship designer Barnie is juggling two lovers and a wife all at once, and something's bound to slip. So when all three invite Barnie to spend his 45th birthday with them, he's forced to play favorites. Deciding to take a trip with his wife Lucie on the Orient Express, Barnie is tailed by his two jilte
Sir Robert King, an oil magnate friend of James Bond (Agent 007), is murdered during a bombing at his M16 Headquarters. The tycoon''s only heir, the beautiful Elektra King, inherits billions of dollars worth of oil deposits in the Caspian sea--as well as some very unwanted attention. Elektra is threatened with the same deadly fate as her father, unless she changes the route of Sir Robert''s proposed pipeline. Feeling somewhat responsible for the death, as he was unable to fully secure M16 from the bomb, Bond takes on the role of bodyguard for Elektra. Now the world''s oil supply is in peril as 007 battles the assassin, Renard, a rabid anti-capitalist terrorist. He is a hateful, dying, psychopath who feels no pain, due to the fact that he lives with a bullet lodged in his brain. Renard is intent on using the resources of King Enterprises as revenge against his hated enemies at M16. Bond must race to defuse this international power struggle with the world''s oil supply hanging in the balance, aware that he''s the only man who can take the heat between a beautiful heiress, a malicious sociopath, and a world-threatening diabolical plan.
Someone is pitting the world''s superpowers against each other--and only the legendary James Bond (Agent 007) can stop it. When a British warship is mysteriously destroyed in Chinese waters, the world teeters on the brink of World War III--until 007 zeros in on the true criminal mastermind. Bond''s do-or-die mission takes him to Elliot Carver, a powerful industrialist who manipulates world events as easily as he changes headlines from his global media empire. After soliciting help from Carver''s sexy wife, Paris, Bond joins forces with a stunning yet lethal Chinese agent, Wai Lin. In a series of explosive chases, brutal confrontations and impossible escapes, including a motorcycle pursuit through Saigon, Bond and Wai race to stop the presses on Carver''s next planned news story--global pandemonium.
Venice, 1570. With the moon glowing brightly, a veiled figure slips furtively out of a gondola and disappears into the night. It's Desdemona, cherished daughter of Venetian nobleman Brabantio, risking all and defying convention to elope with Othello, the proud Moor who is one of Venice's most celebr
Armed with his license to kill, James Bond (Agent 007) races to Russia in search of the stolen access codes for "GoldenEye," an awesome space weapon that can fire a devastating electromagnetic pulse toward the Earth. However, Bond is up against an enemy who anticipates his every move: Alec Trevelyan, a.k.a. Agent 006, a mastermind motivated by years of simmering hatred. As Bond squares off against his former compatriot, he also battles Trevelyan''s stunning ally, Xenia Onatopp, an assassin who uses pleasure as her ultimate weapon. When the horrifying extent of Trevelyan''s plans is revealed, Bond must call upon his sharp wits and killer instincts in a deadly confrontation. From a destructive tank chase through the streets of St. Petersburg to the treacherous Cuban jungle, Bond finds himself playing a cat-and-mouse game to the finish.
Story about a couple who defy the medical professionals and try to save the life of their son who's suffering from an "incurable" disease.
After his family and ancestral home are destroyed by the British Army at the onset of the Irish war of independence, a withdrawn young man bides his time until he can exact revenge.
At the end of his life, a German Jew who was sent to America as a boy, returns to Germany in an attempt to find his childhood friend.
Screen version of Shakespeare''s historical play.
The reunion of the four Musketeers twenty years later.
Romantic comedy thriller surrounding the man who pulled off the "Great Train Robbery" in 1963.
Freddy Benson is a low-rent huckster. When they decide that the French Riviera isn't big enough for the both of them, they make a bet: They'll compete for the favors of an American soap heiress, and the loser will have to leave town for good.
After James Bond (Agent 007) helps Russian officer Georgi Koskov make a daring defection to the West, the intelligence community is shocked when Koskov is abducted from his remote hiding place. Bond leaps into action, following a trail that leads to the gorgeous Kara, who plays Bond as easily as she plays her Stradivari cello. As they unravel a complex weapons scheme with global implications, they are forced into soaring chases, a dangerous jailbreak, and an epic battle in the Afghanistan desert with tanks, airplanes, and a legion of freedom fighters on horseback.
The ineffectiveness of the Thatcher administration to recognize and address social inequalities in present day Great Britain, as seen through the lives of a mixed race couple, and the husband's Pakistani father.
Drama about the plight of Asian immigrants in Hamburg, West Germany.
A pair of naive guys with aspirations to become government spies have their wish come true only to find out that they''re being used as decoys for a real spy team.
When James Bond (Agent 007) is sent to investigate a security leak at the high-tech Zorin Industries, he discovers a hotbed of murder and deception. The company''s mysterious owner, Max Zorin has devised a plan to corner the world''s microchip market--even if he has to kill millions to do it. But before Bond can stop Zorin, he must confront the madman''s beautiful and deadly companion May Day. With help from the gorgeous Stacey, Bond launches an all-out assault on Zorin''s deadly scheme, which leads to a treacherous duel against May Day on the upper spans of the Golden Gate Bridge.
William Bligh is summoned before a court martial to explain the events leading up to the famous mutiny.
Superman battles a supercomputer and the evil businessman exploiting it.
Frederick, son of a wealthy 19th century man was to be apprenticed to a pilot, but because of his nearly deaf nurse-maid, he was apprenticed to a pirate instead. And not just any pirate, but the Pirate King, leader of the not-so-fierce "Pirates of Penzance." Now Frederick has fallen in love with swe
James Bond (Agent 007) must investigate the murder of a fellow agent who was clutching a priceless Faberge egg at the time of his death. The trail leads to the mysterious Octopussy, whose traveling circus features a company of gorgeous, athletic women. Bond and Octopussy share a passionate attraction, but soon 007 discovers that the elegant Kamal Khan is working with a mad Russian officer to hurl mankind into World War III. As Bond tries to stop the nightmarish scheme, his exploits include a tense chase through the streets of India, a deadly brawl on top of a speeding train, and a treacherous mid-air knife fight on an airplane wing.
After a ship is sunk off the coast of Albania, the world''s superpowers begin a feverish search for its valuable lost cargo: the powerful ATAC system, which will give the bearer unlimited control over Polaris nuclear submarines. As James Bond (Agent 007) joins the search, he suspects the suave Kristatos of seizing the device. The competition between nations grows more deadly by the moment, but Bond finds an ally in the beautiful Melina Havelock, who blames Kristatos for the death of her parents. Agent 007 navigates his way through passionate encounters and risky confrontations which draw him into a world of arduous challenge, including, automobile chases, underwater battles, a tour over razor-sharp coral reefs, and an assault on an imposing mountaintop fortress.
The tale of an American tourist whose stay in London is disrupted when, after being bitten by a wolf, he turns into a werewolf.
In spite of the fact that it is terrorized by a fire-breathing dragon, the sixth-century kingdom of Urland seems to be at peace. This is because their king has entered into a pact with the beast, promising to sacrifice virgins twice a year if it will leave rest of the citizens alone. Usually, the virginal victims are taken from poor families, but when the king''s daughter is to be the next sacrifice, a wizard and his apprentice are recruited to use their magic to kill the dragon.
On the verge of giving up his powers for love, the man of steel is confronted with three super-criminals.
Publicity (feature film)
Screen version of Shakespeare''s historical play.
Based on the story from Greek mythology about the King of Argos, who imprisons his daughter Danae after receiving a chilling prophecy that his first grandson will kill him. While imprisoned, Danae gives birth to a son, Perseus, after a supernatural visitation. The king later casts Danae and Perseus
Based on the story from Greek mythology about Daedalus, Greece's greatest inventor, who kills his nephew in a fit of jealousy and then takes flight with his son Icarus, wearing wings held together by wax. Icarus dies by flying too close to the sun, while Daedalus jouneys to Sicily and King Minos, wh
Based on the story from Greek mythology about Orpheus, a prince with magical powers who falls in love with the wood nymph Eurydice. After she dies from a snakebite, he journeys to the Underworld to try to bring her back. If Orpheus turns around to look at her on the journey home, however, Eurydice w
Based on the story from Greek mythology. Theseus, who was born on an island and raised by his mother, learns that he is the son of Aegeus, and sets out to reclaim his throne. After reuniting with his father, Theseus journeys to Crete to kill the Minotaur, to whom Athens must sacrifice 14 youths a ye
Two greedy brothers must track down their disowned brother to collect their inheritence, not knowing that the lawyer who drew up the will is playing the brothers against each other while the third brother has the last laugh.
A two-part "Mystery!" presentation which continues the adventures of Inspector Morse of the Oxford, England, police. Morse is convinced that a car dealer is the link between the fatal stabbings of two young women.
Continues the adventures of Inspector Morse of the Oxford, England, police. Morse must solve the murder of the director of a family-owned brewery.
A two-part "Mystery!" presentation. Continues the adventures of Inspector Morse of the Oxford, England, police. At a rehearsal for "The Magic Flute," Morse is found backstage holding a knife over a dead body and is arrested on suspicion of murder.
A two-part presentation of "Mystery!" Continues the adventures of Inspector Morse of the Oxford, England, police. Morse investigates the death of an eminent scientist who is attacked minutes before he is to deliver a controversial speech about the environment.
An edition of the irregular series, "The Storyteller." Based on an early Russian folktale, the story is about a peasant boy who unknowingly lives in constant danger of an evil king who fears he will lose his throne to the lad.
The third presentation of the Emmy-winning family special, "The Storyteller," is adapted from an early Celtic folk tale about a storyteller who ran out of tales and his life depended on just one more.
Casting (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries based on the first two "Dinotopia" books by James Gurney. Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. He appears to perish, but his two troubled sons, Karl and David, survive and wind up on a fantastic lost continent where humans and dinosaurs happily co-exist.
Casting (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries based on Erich Segal's novel. Dr. Matthew Hiller meets the lovely Silvia Dalessandro while working for an international medical organization. The two are kindred spirits and fall in love, despite her pending pre-arranged marriage. When the lovers are stationed in Africa, they are ambushed
A two-part miniseries based on Gaston Leroux's now-classic novel, "The Phantom of the Opera." A masked figure haunts the Paris Opera House and risks his life to win the heart of the only woman he ever loved.
A two-part miniseries which begins in Moscow when the head of the KGB dispatches an agent, codename Kyril, to flush out a high-ranking Kremlin traitor who has been leaking crucial secrets to London. Waiting in England is the London Station Chief of Britain's foreign intelligence agency whose missio
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