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Cast (feature film)
Retired radio DJ, Rex Page, always wanted to be star of Western movies . Rex is recovering from a stroke in a nursing home run by the villainous businessman Mr. Walker and his minion, Dr. Dominguez. At first, Rex is helpless in this world, but when the Latino staff realizes that Rex once met their i
When a meek lamb is picked to be the centerpiece of a great feast, his barnyard pals team up to rescue him. They wind up on an epic adventure that ends with the whole gang meeting a king born in a stable years earlier.
Four elderly Americans cope with life in a nursing home. Frank, Ella, Alice and June gather each morning for a game of cards. They have become like family to one another, offering unyielding support, constant bickering and strong opinions about life, death and everything in between. One morning Fran
Frank, J, Marvin and Victoria used to be the CIA''s top agents - but the secrets they know just made them the Agency''s top targets. Now framed for assassination, they must use all of their collective cunning, experience and teamwork to stay one step ahead of their deadly pursuers and stay alive. To stop the operation, the team embarks on an impossible, cross-country mission to break into the top-secret CIA headquarters, where they will uncover one of the biggest conspiracies and cover-ups in government history.
When the building of a railroad through Texas encroaches on the ranch owned by a wealthy local, an assortment of gunhands converge on the land for a deadly showdown.
After the genial, beloved TV host of the popular wildlife show "Strange Wilderness" passes on to the great nature special in the sky, his son Peter Gaulke takes over the series--and things are never the same. Ignorant, bumbling and blissfully unaware of his own lack of talent, Pete sprinkles his doc
A man estranged from his family, reconnects with them when his granddaughter is hospitalized. They find a way to bond through song and dance, and finally spend their first Christmas together in years.
Set in the Old West, Marshal Mike Blueberry, battles to unite the natives who raised him with the people he belongs to. Initiated by the Indians, Mike Blueberry, a marshal in Palomito, tries to maintain the fine balance between two civilizations, at the risk of not belonging anywhere. But when a kil
After the events of September 11, 2001, 11 esteemed filmmakers were asked to contribute a short film to a collection which would be screened internationally. Inspired by the events of the day, they all had complete artistic freedom, but each director was to observe a strict format, a duration of 11
When two Los Angeles children are sent to stay on their grandfather's ranch, they are in for a surprise: Mel, a giant, pancake-eating turtle. Mel is their grandfather's cherished pet and a local legend. But he is also coveted by a nasty neighbor with dreams of a theme park. Will the boys be able to
A boy spends his vacations at his grandmother's. He makes friends with a girl in the neighborhood and with a dog. His grandmother falls in love with an old gangster's chauffeur.
In the small suburban town of Winslow Corners, Ohio, life is quiet, people are friendly, and action figures are only toys. Then again, don''t judge an action figure by its box. Meet the Commando Elite--action figures with an attitude. To them, everything else is just a toy...including the unsuspecting suburbanites of Winslow Corners who have somehow found themselves allied with the Commando''s sworn enemies: the Gorgonites. The monstrous-looking but noble Gorgonites want only to hide from the Commandos long enough to find the lost island of Gorgon. Unfortunately, the Commando Elite is not interested in truces or negotiations...and they don''t take prisoners.
Two slacker friends invent a hybrid game--a combination of baseball and basketball--in their driveway which becomes a huge sensation and makes them famous.
A coming of age story about two brothers who travel across country together and cope with a traumatic experience that happened to them as children fifteen years before, when one brother turned a gun on his abusive father. He was taken to prison, the younger brother to a foster home, and the two have
Interviews and film clips re-create the glorious history of the American western.
In the near future, where corporations screen their employees based on their genetic makeup, a man with a congenital heart condition tries to assume the identity of a former athlete with perfect genes in order to fulfill his dream of traveling in space.
Retired naval commander turned entrepreneur Quinton McHale assembles his former crew and returns to his post when an evil East German major invades a neighboring island.
The story finds our canine hero Charlie in dog Heaven -- literally -- where he should be enjoying his afterlife. Unfortunately, he has decided that, though his reward may be in Heaven, it's a lot more fun scamming for it back on earth. Charlie gets his chance at a return trip to earth when Gabriel's
A document about the making of one of modern cinema's key works, Sam Peckinpah's western "The Wild Bunch" (USA/1969).
A former train robber tries to recover some stolen gold and must battle his selfish sons.
A 16-year-old boy eludes his parents on his way to prep school and sets off on an adventure with a underage female cabbie.
As World War II draws to a close, the Nazis undertake a desperate mission to construct a missile launch site on a remote British island outpost. Their intended target: Washington, DC.
The adventures of a filmmaker trying to get his film project off the ground.
A three-part documentary series exploring the history of MGM Studios.
Action thriller about a renegade government agent chosen to uncover a top-secret Soviet laser weapons operation.
A former football star works to keep his outwardly ideal, middle-class family on track and intact a few years after the death of a son.
When a journalist finds a former Nazi doctor doing important research in Angola, he is faced with the question of whether or not to turn him in for his earlier crimes.
A promising young boxer battles corrupt promoters.
A television movie about two has-been detectives. A private eye is coaxed out of retirement to help rescue the kidnapped granddaughter of a crook he sent to San Quentin 25 years before.
A blond beauty gets amnesia after a car chase and crash that follows the murder of her boyfriend.
A sequel to the 1967 feature film and several TV movies continuing the adventures of a group of convicted GIs who are reprieved and sent up against Nazi wartime geniuses who are out to establish a new Fourth Reich.
The rescue effort of a group of seven commandos to save their leader's son, a CIA agent being held prisoner in Angola.
A Brooklyn amateur boxer falls for the daughter of a Mafia boss.
A movie based on characters from the 1967 film "The Dirty Dozen." In this film, a gruff major is assigned to get a group to go on a mission inside occupied France. Once there, they must rescue some scientists and destroy a secret chemical project. The mission seems to be all the more difficult becau
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.
Good fortune smiles on a computer-matched carpool of four losers when they come into possession of a million dollars that tumbled from the back of an armored carrier -- but a tough-as-nails ex-cop wants to get his hands on the loot, too, in this mini road-company version of "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Ma
Set in the future, Manhattan becomes a prison and an ex-bank robber is in charge of rescuing the president.
A group of greedy friends steal a few million dollars from a South American drug dealer only become involved in more bloodshed then they had anticipated.
Martha lives near the headquarters of a religious cult led by a man named Isaiah. Martha's husband had been a member of the cult and was murdered after he left it. When Martha's friends Vicky and Lana come to live in the area, they begin to have bad dreams and accidents, and before long all three of the women fear for their lives.
When Miami policeman Dave Speed is accidentally exposed to radiation, he develops super powers. He can fly and walk on water, but his inability to control his new abilities causes a lot of problems and drives his sergeant crazy.
A group of tourists are staying in a hotel on a remote Pacific island. When warnings of an impending volcanic eruption are issued, they are advised to wait for a rescue team. But with the lava flowing directly toward the hotel, a small group of guests choose instead to head for higher ground and safety on the other side of the island.
Some school kids stumble across a briefcase full of money, when they go back for it, they find a body instead. When they bring the police, neither is there, and the police refuses to believe them. Later they discover both were part of an assassination plot. Now they have to figure out how to stop the plot and put the bad guys in jail.
In a dismal, post-apocalyptic world, a man is devastated after his wife is raped and murdered by a biker gang. He takes his revenge against one of them and leaves on the man''s motorcycle. When he comes across another survivor who has food and weapons, they team up with a young woman and the three begin traveling together. However, he finds that even with his new friends, he is still in danger from the bikers.
Researchers discover a lost space ship on the edge of a black hole.
Highly-acclaimed remake of the 1930 film classic about a young generation's disillusionment and eventual destruction by war. Richard Thomas and Ernest Borgnine took the roles played in the original by Lew Ayres and Louis Wolheim. This version received seven Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Drama,
Tom Canty is a poor English boy who bears a remarkable resemblance to Edward, Prince of Wales and son of King Henry VIII. The two boys meet and decide to play a joke on the court by dressing in each other's clothes, but the plan goes awry when they are separated and each must live the other's life.
An aging street cop and his partner, a robot programmed to be the perfect policeman, are assigned to protect the five-year-old daughter of the widow who witnessed the killing of her police officer husband and now is stalked by the gangster who murdered him. This pilot film, which premiered on NBC, t
A supernatural mystery involving an actual plane crash in December 1972 in the Florida Everglades and the subsequent legend growing from it about the recurring presence on other flights of the ghostly figure of its captain. For his photography, Howard R. Schwartz won an Emmy Award nomination.
Truckers form a mile-long convoy to protest the actions of an abusive sheriff.
A forest fire started by a convict to cover his escape from a road gang threatens to destroy a mountain community. Later (6/11/78) this two-hour movie was cut to ninety minutes and put on TV's first disaster double bill, teamed with Irwin Allen's "Flood."
Muhammad Ali risks his championship status by speaking out against the Vietnam War.
An old-line street cop is assigned a rookie partner who happens to be an android programmed in a lab. The subsequent short-lived 1977 series also starred Borgnine, Shannon and Amos, as did another TV movie, "Cops and Robin" (1978), which recycled what the producers felt continued to be a viable conc
When boredom, pride and a mad second of misjudgement leaves a hunter shot dead by one of five combat veterans also hunting in the Canadian hills, it is expected a police investigation will follow, but when the veterans discover the incident has not been reported, the leader of the team, Major Rex (Cliff Robertson) suspects the other party maybe plotting revenge. Convinced that he, his party, and their families will be targets themselves he decides to beat his suspected assailants at their own game, grouping together more army comrades and stocking up an arsenal of weapons for the forthcoming battle.
Cynical policeman Phil Gaines is investigating the case of a dead porn actress/stripper whose body was found on the beach. Things are complicated when the dead woman''s father decides to conduct his own investigation.
The Preston family has been cursed for generations because one of their ancestors betrayed the satanic priest John Corbis. Corbis has been following the family for decades in order to retrieve a book that would give him great power. Good and evil do battle and in the process, some of the Prestons are melted or converted to the dark side.
Lovable old salt who operates a salvage tug, and his pal, the gal who runs a waterfront cafe, clash with the unscrupulous dock foreman who is trying to throw his weight around in this pilot to a prospective series for Borgnine.
Willie and Cy are two blue-collar New Yorkers who are fed up with the inability of the police force to stem the rising crime rate, so they join a vigilante group.
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.
Aboard the R/V Triton, the Project Neptune team is doing oceanographic research. Director Andrews is trying to keep the research going in spite of opposition from Foundation Head Sheppard. Below on the ocean floor, in the Sealab, the team led by Hamilton is about to return to the surface when the Sealab is ripped loose from it's moorings and sent careening into a trench. Trapped too deep for divers, the only chance is rescue by a new US Navy mini-sub, piloted by the arrogant Cdr Blake USN. Blake, Chief Diver MacKay, Diver Cousins & Dr. Jansen (Hamilton's fiance) dive in the mini sub to attempt the rescue of the trapped Hamilton & crew.
A female victim of a brutal attack by three thugs learns to shoot and seeks revenge.
The life of peaceful rancher John Benedict (William Holden) is torn apart when his family is massacred by a gang of marauding outlaws and his farm is destroyed. He assembles a team of mean, lawless convicts to act as his posse as he pursues the gang responsible for the deaths of his loved ones.
Passengers and crew struggle to escape an ocean liner turned upside down.
A penniless widow blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade.
A pilot for a Western that teams up a strong-willed black frontier scout and a stubborn rancher in a reluctant alliance to find out who killed the latter's son and made off with his daughter.
A social misfit uses his only friends, pet rats, to exact revenge on his tormentors.
In this Western series pilot (unrealized), an alcoholic drifter finds himself unchallenged in his run for sheriff in a small town, but campaigning means that he must find the killer of a visiting preacher.
The wealthy playboy son of an assassinated South American diplomat discovers that his father was really murdered on orders of the corrupt president of the country--a man who was his father's friend and who, in fact, his father had helped put into power. He returns from living a jet-set life in Europe to lead a revolution against the government, only to find out that things aren't quite as black and white as he had assumed.
A Confederate deserter vows vengeance on the men responsible for his wife and child''s deaths.
A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.
A sub commander on a perilous mission must ferret out a Soviet agent on his ship.
A gang of thieves plots to rob the Los Angeles Coliseum box office during a Rams game.
An obsessed movie director grooms an unknown to play his deceased movie-star wife.
A renegade officer trains a group of misfits for a crucial mission behind enemy lines.
A group under siege at an Army fort grapple with painful memories.
An unscrupulous actor fights his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.
The survivors of a desert plane crash fight to get back in the air.
The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. Now they have to come up with a way to raise the money to pay off the winners.
A thief is pardoned so Jesus can be crucified in his place.
Two men continue a traditional summer rendezvous only to discover that life has changed for them all.
A powerful businessman opposes his son''''s involvement with a woman with a past.
A policeman attempts to crack down on organized crime "protection" rackets.
The CIA turns a Russian spy into a double agent.
A working stiff risks his job to save a rabbit left behind during his family's vacation.
Western outlaws join forces for a daring gold robbery in this remake of The Asphalt Jungle.
A submarine commander is forced to blow up a Japanese prison ship carrying his family.
Viking half-brothers fight over a throne and a beautiful captive.
A Navy Security employee gets discharged after being suspected of "Communist affiliations." With the help of a lawyer and the Secretary of the Navy, his life long commitment to the military is established and he is returned to service with back pay.
Ray Henderson joins Buddy De Sylva and Lew Brown to form a successful 1920s musical show writing team. They soon have several hits on Broadway but De Sylva's personal ambition leads to friction as the other two increasingly feel left out of things.
Grocery clerk Eddie Quaid, in danger of losing his father to alcoholism and his girl Julie through lack of career prospects, goes into boxing. His cop friend McBride finances him; ex-con Bernie Browne trains him. Three years later, he is a challenger for the championship, and Julie re-enters his life. Can she win him back from a predatory blonde? And why does the prospect of Eddie's winning worry Bernie more than his losing?
A working-class mother fights to give her daughter a big wedding whether the girl wants it or not.
A rancher''s wife falls for a wandering cowhand.
An ex-convict trying to go straight gets caught up in a train robbery.
A lonely butcher finds love despite the opposition of his friends and family.
Crooks trigger a series of crises when they try to rob a small town bank.
A one-armed veteran uncovers small-town secrets when he tries to visit an Asian-American war hero''s family.
Texas hero Jim Bowie defends against Mexican general Santa Ana.
A bounty hunter attempts to track down three killers.
A lady saloon owner battles a female rancher out to frame her for murder.
During the Mexican Revolution, rival mercenaries team to steal a fortune in gold.
A Greek slave who keeps Christ's robe after the crucifixion is sentenced to be one Caligula's gladiators.
A gold robber tries to reform in the middle of a big heist.
Enlisted men in Hawaii fight for love and honor on the eve of World War II.
A police detective fakes a suspension so he can go undercover.
An adventuress enlists a shipwrecked sailor to help her fight smugglers.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
An autobiographical documentary on filmaker Jerome Hill, who discusses his life, family, and filmmaking efforts.
An autobiographical documentary on filmaker Jerome Hill, who discusses his life, family, and filmmaking efforts.
A portrait of comedian Don Rickles who continues to entertain us at age 81.
Special that reveals America's 100 most heart-pounding films, as chosen by leaders of the entertainment community.
Chronicles the life of actor/comedian Tim Conway. Features clips and trailors from TV and films, rare photographs, and interviews with family, friends and colleagues.
Profile of actor William Holden.
The American Film Institute salutes American screen legends, in honor of the 100th anniversary of American movies. The event features 50 of today's stars paying tribute to 50 American screen legends, 25 women and 25 men.
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
Documentary celebrating 50 years of television history. Featuring a large collection of television clips introduced by legendary and current television stars. The documentary, also shown at a Hollywood gala, launches the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences new Archive of American Television.
A telecast of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) sixth annual Television Academy Hall of Fame induction ceremony, honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The program also features footage chronicaling the careers of the inductees.
Live coverage of the 56th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, held in Hollywood, California.
Celebrities and ordinary people relate their favorite jokes and stories.
A program featuring Jonathan Winters improvising his own lines in peculiar situations.
A musical tour of Disneyland with the perpetually perky Sandy Duncan.
An hour of vaudeville-style music and comedy sketches hosted by Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.
Based on the life of Vince Lombardi.
A series of sketches and blackouts that satirize the contemporary American scene.
P.T. boat Commander Quinton McHale's carefree lifestyle is threatened when a hard-nosed Lieutenant arrives to whip him and his men back into shape.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Sometimes she's too big. Or much too small. Sometimes things are backwards. And there's always too much pepper in the soup. Nothing is quite right since Alice chased a very unusual White Rabbit and stumbled into an adventure that grows curiouser and curiouser.
This seven-hour British-Italian adaptation of Edward Bulwer-Lytton's 1834 epic, set against the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and previously filmed in 1935, and in 1960 was a vehicle for muscleman Steve Reeves, was trashed by the critics as the campiest of sword and sandal sagas to emerge in
A reverent and beautiful retelling of the biblical tale with an all-star cast, winning Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Drama (1977-78) and for James Farentino as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. Subsequently expanded to eight hours over four nights.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Loosely based on A Christmas Carol, Carface, the local mob dog, decides to rob the dog community of their Christmas gifts and decorations, thus cancelling Christmas. In response, Charlie vows to bring Christmas back. To do this, he must show Carface the past, present and future to illustrate how h
A behind-the-scenes promotional short for the action film "Ice Station Zebra" (1968).
Misc. Crew (short)
"Lionpower from MGM" (1967) is an exciting 60's promotional short subject, which showcases MGM's releases for the 1967-68 film season under a "five seasons" theme--fall, winter, spring, summer--plus a "fabulous fifth season". The main music is set to the rousing theme from "The Magnificent Yankee" composed by David Raksin in 1950. The promo is narrated by some of the best voice-over actors of the time, and is an excellent time capsule of a by-gone era.
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