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In New England in the early 20th century, Pete is a nine-year-old orphan escaping from his brutal adoptive parents, the Gogans, with his only friend, a cartoon dragon named Elliott. Pete and Elliott successfully escape to Passamaquoddy, Maine, and live with Nora, a lighthouse keeper, and her father, Lampie. Elliott is sought for medicinal purposes by the corrupt Doctor Terminus.
An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more far-reaching consequences.
A husband and wife team devise an ingenious plan to steal ten million dollars in gold bullion, hijacking a police helicopter as a diversionary tactic.
When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by cosmic force, he soon finds himself unwittingly in the company of his previous incarnation's wife. This woman, Marcia Curtis, recognizes in Peter startling characteristics which he shares with her dead husband, Jeff. Even the sound of his voice seems at times to be that of the dead man. Peter becomes romantically drawn to Ann Curtis who is or was his daughter (Jeff and Marcia's daughter). Recognizing the incestuous nature of their relationship, Mrs. Curtis tries to keep the two young people apart. But how? Must she reveal the terrible secret of the final minutes she shared with her husband in order to keep this man from her (their?) daughter?
A science-fiction adventure with three astronauts returning to earth after 180 years in suspended animation and finding scientists who have developed means of giving everyone eternal life, as well as primitives who live with jungle beasts. This pilot film for a prospective series subsequently was ed
A black South African minister goes to a big city to find his son who has become a criminal.
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.
The story of Ace Eli Walford, a 1920s stunt flyer who barnstorms around the country, taking his eleven-year-old son Rodger with him as he goes from town to town.
16-year-old Ben Mockridge has always wanted to be a cowboy and persuades Frank Culpepper to take him on a cattle drive. On the trail, Ben's romantic notions of the life of a cowhand are challenged as he learns about the exhausting, solitary, and violent aspects of the job.
A standard war movie that not only has stalwart Ben Gazzara taking over a hard-luck division at the front but also utilizes lots of extra footage from "Patton" which Frank McCarthy, producer of that movie and this, had in abundance.
A suspense drama that begins with a group of college students who create an identity for a fictitious credit card holder after feeding data into a computer and snowballs into a scheme that leaves three of them dead.
Following the events in "Beneath the Planet of the Apes", Cornelius and Zira flee back through time to 20th Century Los Angeles, where they face persecution similar to what Taylor suffered in the future, and discover the origins of the stream of events that will shape their world.
A lighthearted adventure in the pre-World War I West with Taylor and Cole playing a pair of troubleshooters hired to retrieve a hijacked train. They continued their roles and battled early twentieth-century crime in the short-lived late 1971 series "Bearcats!"
Gardner's small-town district attorney, Doug Selby, came to TV in this pilot that has him investigating a swimming pool murder of a gambler, a questionable car crash and a huge insurance claim. Hutton was more successful subsequently in bringing another fictional detective, Ellery Queen, to televisi
A black boxer and his white mistress face racial prejudice when he wins the championship.
A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
This film is a sequel in name only to Valley of the Dolls (1967). An all-girl rock band goes to Hollywood to make it big. There they find success, but luckily for us, they sink into a cesspool of decadence. This film has a sleeping woman performing on a gun which is in her mouth. It has women posing as men. It has lesbian sex scenes. It is also written by Roger Ebert, who had become friends with Russ Meyer after writing favorable reviews of several of his films.
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor to keep their sanity during wartime.
This social comedy/drama pits a veteran Marine Corps drill instructor against a long-haired hippie who refuses to adapt to the military way of life. Perceptive writing won Emmy Awards for Wynn (son of Keenan, grandson of Ed) and Schwartz.
The sole survivor of an interplanetary rescue mission discovers a planet ruled by apes and an underground city run by telekinetic humans.
The Japanese take advantage of American blunders to launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
Two free-spirited bank robbers flee railroad detectives and head for Bolivia.
Fidel Castro is helped in his subversion of Batista's Cuban regime by an Argentinian doctor named Che Guevara.
A widowed matchmaker sets her sights on a wealthy man looking for a rich, young wife.
In Egypt, an Alexandrian Jewess and her wealthy Christian husband plan a covert operation to ship arms to Israel, but their decadent lifestyle gets in the way.
An insecure housewife has an affair with a well-known cinema actor, in order to prove to her husband that she's still a desireable woman.
A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
Federal and local law officers try to catch a deadly serial killer.
Tony Franciosa (Collie) is an aging bachelor who shares a beach house with some younger surfers. Collie is the leader of the group with the cardinal rule being that they share everything including the women they meet. This works well until a mysterious women (Jacquiline Bissit) shows up on the scene and is eventually beaten badly.
The detective investigating a gay man''s murder discovers links to police corruption.
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species.
Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits who mortally wound both brothers.
Comedy-thriller starring Doris Day as an industrial designer who gets herself into a whole heap of trouble when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company in Paris.
A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.
Il film racconta, come in una cronaca retrospettiva, la cruenta rivalità fra i due più grossi "sindacati" del crimine esistenti negli USA ai tempi del proibizionismo. Uno capeggiato da Al Capone, l'altro da Bugs Moran. In quegli anni ci fu una lunga serie di attentati e «liquidazioni» da entrambe le parti. Nel tentativo di indebolire Al Capone, Moran fa eliminare un suo potente amico della mafia, servendosi di un traditore. Questa fu la goccia che fece traboccare il vaso. Al Capone si vendicò facendo trucidare sette uomini che avevano partecipato all'omicidio, il 14 febbraio 1929 : la notte di San Valentino.
A super-agent must save the world from a secret organization of women who plan to seize power.
Three young women brave the world of show business and pills.
A white man raised by Apaches is the only hope for stagecoach passengers stranded by a bandit attack.
Robert Morse and Walter Mathau are friends. Though both are married, Mathau discovers Morris is fooling around. When asked about it, Morse passes on the oral history and guide to fooling around without your wife finding out. This is done by a series of vignettes with cameos from famous actors that illustrate the point Morse wants to make. Between pieces of advice, we follow Matheau as he begins to prepare for his big affair.
When a wealthy girl is found unconscious in a seedy Miami motel room, a private investigator is hired by her father to solve the crime.
A seasoned conman teaches a young Army deserter the tricks of the trade.
The archvillains of The United Underworld - The Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler and The Penguin - combine forces to dispose of Batman and Robin as they launch their fantastic plot to control the entire world. From his submarine, Penguin and his cohorts hijack a yacht containing a superdehydrator, which can extract all moisture from humans and reduce them to particles of dust. The evildoers turn the 9 Security Council members in the United World Building into 9 vials of multicolored crystals! Batman and Robin track the villains in their Batboat and use Batcharge missles to force the sub to surface.
The Americans and Russians each have a two-person base on the Moon The Americans have had to keep replacing their astronaut teams because they quickly go crazy; they have been using only male astronauts on the unspoken assumption that this would avoid any possibility of impropriety. The Russians, as godless Communists, are under no such constraints, and their male-female team has remained well-adjusted At the start of the film, a male and female American astronaut team is sent up to replace the sex-starved all-male team. The government insists on them being married first to preserve morality. Most of the story revolves around the eventual consummation of this marriage of convenience, and around their relationship with their Russian neighbors, who keep casually dropping by.
A diplomat is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. They have just begun their voyage when it becomes clear there is a saboteur on board.
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, top agent Derek Flint is called in.
Michelangelo fights censorship and an autocratic pope to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Janet and Mike Harper rent a house in the English countryside from Vanessa Courtwright after Mike, an American wool company executive, moves his office to London to stimulate foreign trade.
Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgement, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding.
The English blackmail a German expatriate into a Nazi rubber shipment.
A former Notre Dame football star crash lands over a mythical Arabian country while on spy mission to the USSR. He is then forced by the football-obsessed king of that country to coach their football team and falls in love with an American reporter covering stories there.
An absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
When a cavorting Hollwood writer is killed by the angry husband of a woman he was having an affair with, he comes back as a spirit in the form of a beautiful woman and moves in with his/her best friend as a base of operation for enacting sweet revenge.
Three young women share a room in Madrid between romantic escapades.
A very wealthy widow retells her life with the four different husbands who made her rich.
A private investigator endures the rigors of an insane asylum in order to locate $1 million in stolen loot.
An airline investigator refuses to believe pilot error caused a fatal crash.
Two Army officers, an alcoholic ex-Confederate soldier and a womanizing Mexican travel to Mexico on a secret mission to prevent a megalomaniacal ex-Confederate colonel from selling a cache of stolen rifles to a band of murderous Apaches.
A father attempts to protect his college-age daughter from trouble which leads to scandal.
Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the shows money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay with her old neighbours, Helen Bard and her teenage son, Kenny. Lila decides to go out and get a regular job and try and live a normal life. All seem well until, Lila and Kenny stop fighting their attraction for one another.
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
The legendary Egyptian queen tries to use her beauty to conquer the Roman Empire.
A husband and wife spend a holiday at the beach with their extensive family.
Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.
Anthropology Professor Bruce Patterson (Terry Thomas) has the natural British charm that allures women automaticaly. When his fiancée Helen Bushmill (Celeste Holm) is abroad for an extended time, he has to fight the neighborhood ladies and his students away. Helen has failed to tell him that she has a seventeen year old daughter Libby (Tuesday Weld) who shows up at her mothers home unaware that she in engaged.
A psychiatrist marries a wealthy patient and succumbs to the lure of easy living.
Expectations are high as the Frake family arrives at the annual Texas State Fair.
The captain of a nuclear submarine defies his commanders to save the Earth from a deadly space fire.
The residents of Peyton Place, Mass., are not happy when its most famous resident, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town. Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Roberta's other mission is to destroy her son Ted's marriage to his Italian bride. Theirs, however, isn't the only marriage in trouble: Alison's book is causing a rift between her mother and stepfather, who is also the school principal and one of the book's few defendants.
In the Misssissippi of the 20s, the black maid of a white woman, tormented by her love affiars, kills the latter's newborn in order to give her employer a way out of a predicament, but then ends up facing the death penalty for her crime.
A widow with several children leaves New York City to become a ranch hand in territorial Arizona.
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 counselor falls for the troubled young man she''''s trying to help.
Two prospectors cope with woman problems and a con man.
An ambitious judge tries to put a stop to the "forbidden dance" at a nightclub despite the protest of its owner.
Three secretaries look for love while working in the publishing business.
After her husband dies in a fire, a woman is left to tend for her young son and the family farm on her own. Soon, she takes in a drifting handyman, they fall in love, and a resentment begins to build between the son and his new "step-father" who treats the boy harshly on purpose to prepare him for
Townsend Harris is sent by President Pierce to Japan to serve as the first U.S. Consul-General to that country. Harris discovers enormous hostility to foreigners, as well as the love of a young geisha.
A romantic shipboard romance inspires a couple to promise to meet six months later.
Small-town scandals erupt when a repressed woman deals with her daughter''''s move into adulthood.
A Greek sponge diver discovers a beautiful antiquity at the sea's bottom on one of her dives, and then she becomes obsessed with selling it via the help of her scamming boyfriend.
A sometimes sappy, yet effective melodrama about a woman who tries to make amends with her teenage daughter that she gave up at the end of an unhappy marriage. When Nancy Fallon's daughter, Dorothy, is sent to live with her and her new family after years of separation, the struggle to maintain some semblance of family quickly deteriorates. (Nancy's ex-husband was able to persuade the courts to let him keep the girl because the mother was seen as unfit.) Now Dorothy's father has an interest other than her and to appease his new love interest, he asks Nancy to take and raise their daughter. This begins a tumultuous time in Dorothy's life as well as her mothers.
A "miracle" drug threatens a family man's sanity.
An American adventurer in Mexico joins a rebel band against a corrupt gun runner.
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
A dramatic love story unfolds between a rough-talking, macho carousel barker, and a young, innocent mill worker.
An American woman arrives in Hong Kong to unravel the mystery of her missing photogrpaher husband. After getting nowhere with the authorities, she is led by some underground characters to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists. He promises to help find her husband
The story of the peace mission from the US cavalary to the Cheyenne Indians in Wyoming during the 1870s. The mission is threatened when one the officers falls for the chief's daughter.
In the XVIII century, an spanish expedition is looking for seven cities of gold in a territory now known as California. A very difficult task due the opposition of the aborigins, but perhaps a divine intervention could help the spaniards to save the life.
Archaeologists clash with graverobbers during the search for a priceless Egyptian treasure.
A writer recalls his turbulent marriage to an expatriate heiress.
A family of fitness freaks sets out to swim the English Channel.
A photographer''''s assistant promises to turn a chorus girl into a cover girl.
Two men vie for the heart of a Cypress Gardens swimming star.
True story of Annette Kellerman, the world''''s first great swimming star.
A turn-of-the-century playboy courts a Salvation Army girl.
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
A farmer gets sucked into show business when a theatrical troupe invades her farm.
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City.
A romantic country girl sacrifices her marriage when she thinks she's found true love.
An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl.
When his partner leaves him, a vaudeville star trains an untried performer to take her place, finding love in the process.
Songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart search for love while rising to the top.
Musical remake of Ah, Wilderness!, about a small-town boy's struggles with growing up.
An ambassador''''s daughter falls for a famous musician.
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
A con man poses as a Latin American heiress'''' guardian angel.
Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
General Jimmy Doolittle trains American troops for the first airborne attacks on Japan.
A retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son.
A radio sleuth infiltrates the Brooklyn Dodgers to solve a murder.
A tailor nurses an unrequited crush on a stage star.
An unemployed musician's daughter fights to find him a new job.
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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.
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.
Originally an absurdist play by Eugene Ionesco, Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely? But, why are they turning into rhinoceroses and what is Ionesco trying to tell us about society?
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