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An American man goes to Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor to investigate a friend's murder. While unraveling the mysteries of the death, he falls in love and discovers a much larger secret that his own government is hiding.
In 1950s New York, two women, one older and one younger, fall in love.
An evil robot is inadvertently created by Tony Stark and must be stopped by the Avengers who also gain two new members.
The most famous tap-dancing penguin, Mumble, returns along with the love of his life, Gloria, and their old friends Ramon and Lovelace. Mumble and Gloria now have a son, Erik, who is struggling to find his own particular talents in the Emperor Penguin world. But new dangers are threatening the pengu
A notorious group of criminals continue to baffle police by pulling off perfectly executed bank robberies. They are in and out like clockwork, leaving no evidence behind and laying low in between heists. But when they attempt to pull off one last job with more money at stake than ever before, the
Set in the near future, a time when mind-control technology has taken society by storm. Humans control other humans in a mass-scale, multiplayer online game. Reclusive billionaire Ken Castle has created the controversial form of entertainment, "Slayers," a hugely popular game that allows millions to
A young boy's misadventures getting a date for the prom while his parents marriage is falling apart.
Benjamin Button is a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards: a man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time. From New Orleans at the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century, on a journey as unusual as any man's life can be, this is the grand tale of a not so ordinary man an
Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts. Even worse, they all want something from him, particularly Frank Herlihy,
The tale follows the beautiful princess Giselle as she is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land--and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on a "happily ever after" basis, G
Fred Claus has lived his entire life in his brother''s very large shadow. Fred tried, but could hardly live up to the example set by the younger Nicholas, who was just a perfect, well, saint. True to form, Nicholas grew up to be the model of giving, while Fred became the polar opposite: a fast-talking repo man who''s run out of luck and money. Over Mrs. Claus'' objections, Nicholas agrees to help his brother on one condition: that he come to the North Pole and earn the money he needs by working in Santa''s Toy Shop. The trouble is that Fred isn''t exactly elf material and, with Christmas fast approaching, Fred could jeopardize the jolliest holiday of the year.
Cleveland Heep has been quietly trying to disappear among the burned-out light bulbs and broken appliances of the Cove apartment complex. But on the night that irrevocably changes his life, Cleveland finds someone else hiding in the mundane routine of this modest building--a mysterious young woman n
Georgia Byrd lives a small life tucked inside big dreams. A shy cookware salesperson for a New Orleans retail outlet, she handles knives and skillets with the flair of a master chef. But when Georgia learns her days are numbered, she throws caution to the wind and embarks on a dream holiday vacation to a grand resort in Europe. There, thinking she has nothing to lose, Georgia undergoes a metamorphosis--and her transformation affects everyone around her. Georgia''s newly uninhibited personality shakes up staff and guests alike, including a venerate chef as well as a retail magnate who becomes convinced she''s a rival intent on sabotaging his business plans. From snowy slopes to spectacular spas, delectable dinners to midnight balls, Georgia is going to live a lifetime of fun in just a few weeks.
In the sprawling, privileged neighborhoods around L.A., bored teenagers with too much time and too much money string one hazy day into another, looking for the next thrill--doing suburban imitations of the thug life they idolize from rap music, video games and movies. When you're living without any
Nick Naylor, chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, makes his living defending the rights of smokers and cigarette makers in today's neo-puritanical culture. Confronted by health zealots out to ban tobacco and an opportunistic senator who wants to put poison labels on cigarette packs, Nick goes on a PR of
Charlie Price thinks he has finally escaped the dead-end industrial town of Northampton with ambitious fiancée Nicola, when his father suddenly passes away, leaving Charlie unexpectedly in charge of the sinking family business in sturdy shoes. Trapped between a world of cheap knock-offs and to-die-f
Newly promoted police inspector Jessica Shepard is searching for a serial killer, and is shocked to discover that men she has recently slept with are victims. The investigation becomes more and more twisted as her partner behaves strangely, and the police commissioner is being asked to remove her from the investigation as she is a prime suspect. All the clues point to her and Jessica begins to suspect that she might be the killer she is looking for.
Over a meal in a Chinese restaurant, Sy poses a conundrum to his fellow diners: Is the essence of life comic or tragic? For the sake of argument, he tells a story, which the others then embellish to illustrate their takes on life. The story starts as follows: A young Manhattan couple, Park Avenue pr
After battling a fire-breathing dragon and the evil Lord Farquaad to win the hand of Princess Fiona, Shrek now faces his greatest challenge: the in-laws. Shrek and Princess Fiona return from their honeymoon to find an invitation to visit Fiona''s parents, the King and Queen of the Kingdom of Far, Far Away. With Donkey along for the ride, the newlyweds set off. All of the citizens of Far, Far Away turn out to greet their returning Princess, and her parents happily anticipate the homecoming of their daughter and her new Prince. But no one could have prepared them for the sight of their new son-in-law, not to mention how much their little girl had changed. Little did Shrek and Fiona know that their marriage had foiled all of her father''s plans for her future--and his own. Now the King must enlist the help of a powerful Fairy Godmother, the handsome Prince Charming and that famed ogre killer ''Puss In Boots'' to put right his version of "happily ever after."
Millionaire George Wade doesn't make a move without Lucy Kelson, his multi-tasking Chief Counsel at the Wade Corporation. A brilliant attorney with a strategic mind, she also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her--it's George. Smart, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard-trained lawyer--and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots, on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits. Although George makes it difficult for Lucy to leave the Wade Corporation, he finally agrees to let her go--but only if she finds her own replacement. After a challenging search, she hires an ambitious young lawyer with an obvious eye on her wealthy new boss. Finally free of George and his 24-hour requests, Lucy is ready to change course and join her devoted boyfriend on an adventure at sea. Or is she? Confronted with the fact that Lucy is literally sailing out of his life, George faces a decision of his own: is it ever too late to say "I love you"?
Nick Wells is ready to retire from crime. He''ll settle down with his girlfriend Diane and focus on running his legitimate business: a Montreal jazz club. But Max, his fence, friend and financial partner, has other plans for him. Persuading Nick to violate two of his most important rules- always work alone and never operate in the city where you live -Max teams him up with Jack Teller. A young, aggressive and talented thief, Jack needs Nick''s safe-cracking talents to make his first big score: a prize worth millions locked behind the walls of Montreal''s Custom''s House. It''s a volatile combination in which egos clash and sparks fly, but the thrill of the heist has a grip on all three men, who won''t give up no matter what the risk.
The story of two women and the support group that anchors them. Debbie is a forty-three year old midwife. We Watch her story develop--from her pregnancy by a known donor, through the birth of her baby, and finally to the celebration of her son's first birthday. Jan, also forty-three, has a bumpier r
An ambitious television reporter Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a real-life Martian whose space ship has crash landed on Earth. Believing this is the story of the millennium and his chance for a Pulitzer Prize, Tim makes his plans to expose the Martian, who, posing as Tim's Uncle Martin, takes human form
It may have taken the Bubati Brothers seven years to graduate high school, but by now they''ve realized there''s more to life than working in their father''s silk plant store. Their goal is to get into L.A.''s #1 night spot--the elegant Roxbury Club--and become movers and shakers in today''s happening nightclub scene. Steve and Doug are determined to prove that for the first time in their lives, they are really worth something. They set out to prove their manhood by going through the ultimate rite of passage, getting past the ropes and into the A-club--the Roxbury. Maybe this chance will lead to Steve and Doug someday, even, being able to run a club of their own. But their not on the Roxbury guest list, so they''re stuck on the sidewalk until fate shines on them.
Meet Arthur and Maurice, two down-and-out actors who want nothing more than to find the perfect roles. Arthur is thin and verbose--a apssionate man who literally lives to die, hoping one day to perform a death scene worthy of international reknown. Maurice is stout, impulsive and given to occasional
When a member of the first manned space mission to Mars is injured during training, he is replaced by an absent-minded rocket scientist, and chaos ensues as he angers the captain, falls in love with the beautiful first-officer, and befriends a trained chimpanzee.
Herb and Charlie, a couple of mis-matched brothers-in-law, are hired by a cruise ship to dance with widowed women. Trouble ensues, however, when they begin scheming to cheat some of the women out of their money. While Charlie continues to chase the beautiful and wealthy Liz, Herb unexpectedly finds
A fast-talking, wisecracking hostage negotiator tries to straighten out his love life with the help of his rookie partner while a terrorist is threatening the entire city of San Francisco.
A group of suburban slackers hang out in front of the 7-11 and await the arrival of a former friend who has gone on to become a rock star.
A comedy about sexual intrigue and political corruption in an emerging African country.
After the accidental death of his beloved father, a teenage boy moves to Miami to live with his older brother and becomes involved with his girlfriend.
Axel Foley is back in California following up on clues in a murder investigation, which leads him to the criminal underbelly of a popular amusement park known as Wonderworld.
A punk female murderer is transformed into a bourgeois assassin by an underground government agency.
A police detective connects a series of brutal murders and falls in love with the killer's next victim; a young, blind woman he has sworn to protect.
When a woman comes to Dr. Ann Hecker to talk about her violent and very satisfying sexual life, the good doctor realizes that she and her patient share a lover. The psychiatrist soon finds herself embroiled in sadomasochism and murder.
Autobiographical film based on the director's happiest years of childhood; a time spent amid the love of his mother, sister and brothers, prior to the struggle he experienced in adapting to a new school.
The romance between a Hollywood playboy and a Las Vegas showgirl in the 1940s.
The story of three men turning 40 who go on a Montana cattle drive.
After they graduate from law school, best friends Peter Burton and Tim Gerrity find themselves working against each other. Burton stands for justice while Gerrity is out to accrue as much power as he can, however he can get it.
Fievel Mousekowitz and his family, struggling to survive in New York City, decide to head out west looking for adventure and a better life.
Two lovers trek to California while being pursued by a hitman.
A fatherless baby tries to influence his mother''s love life.
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen''s segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese''s segment, based on Dostoyevsky''s "The Gambler", centers on an artist''s romance. Francis Coppola''s segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York''s Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
A James Dean lookalike pretty boy whose jazz trumpeting and melancholy crooning epitomized '50s cool, Chet Baker had become, when famed photographer Bruce Weber finally caught up with him after three decades of fandom, an alcoholic and a junkie. Weber and crew follow Baker on a year-long trek, from
Childhood friends share their triumphs and tragedies through the years.
Elvira the vampiress travels to a New England town to take over a mansion she has inherited.
In this true story, a military DJ in Vietnam risks his career to broadcast the truth.
A young boy's coming of age is mirrored by his favorite radio shows and the lives of their stars.
Portrait of Any Minsker, a former lightweight champion who runs a boxing club for teenagers in Portland, Oregon.
When successful food critic Rachel Samstat begins to fall for the charming columnist Mark Forman, she is warned that he is not capable of fidelity. But after a whirlwind courtship, they marry, and Rachel gives up her career to dedicate herself to making their marriage work. Mark is thrilled when Rachel announces that she is pregnant but becomes anxious about his new, responsible role and begins cheating on her. .
Slasher movie fans rejoice! For Jason Voorhees, the scourge of Crystal Lake is back, bringing sheer terror with him. And despite the title, "Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter" (1984) is definitely not the last time Jason finds a way to keep the fear going. He''s actually in seven more movies that follow. Look for Crispen Glover and Corey Feldman in this installment.
Multiple tales of the loves and lives of musicians, tap dancers, singers, gangsters and their molls at Harlem's legendary jazz joint, "The Cotton Club."
"What a feeling!" All plucky welder Alex Owens (Jennifer Beals) really wants to do is dance. She finds some creative outlet dancing in a club at night but that''s not going to cut it. What she really wants is a shot at trying out for a ballet company. Thanks to the support of her big-hearted instructor Hanna (Lilia Skala) and handsome hunk of a boss Nick (Michael Nouri) Alex gets her chance to take the ballet world by storm. It''s the film that gave us iconic dance numbers, a pulsating soundtrack and fashion trends that last to this very day.
A mother-daughter relationship survives years of rivalry and romantic problems.
Three private detectives who work at the same agency are given the assignment of following three attractive women whose husbands suspect them of cheating on them. Before long, the women are romantically involved with the detectives.
A single man searches for a woman who will bear his baby with no strings attached. Trouble comes when that sense of Paternity gets in the way, not to mention a little love.
Bette Midler performs her songs and raucous comedy at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
A blue-collar worker's encounter with a UFO leaves him a changed man.
An aging lawman hears that his old nemesis is back in the area and planning a robbery.
A rancher and a hired gun join forces to take on the criminal who betrayed them both.
Confederate soldiers keep the war's ending a secret so they can escape to Mexico.
Compilation of clips selected by Harold Lloyd that highlight his career.
A controversial presidential nomination threatens the careers of several prominent politicians.
A military lawyer defends three soldiers accused of raping a girl in occupied Germany.
A sheriff finds the outlaw he''''s hunting leading a cattle drive and decides to help him before arresting him.
Philandering Commander Max Easton, now desk-bound and under-worked in the Admiralty, finds he suddenmly needs to make some money when he falls for American Virginia Killain. When he hatches a plot to disappear in circumstances that suggest he has defected and then return to sue the papers, Virginia doesn't take much notice - at least at first.
Residents of a Chicago tenement join forces to save a troubled teen from a life of crime.
A physician lost at sea discovers lands populated by tiny warriors and giant kings.
An Arabian merchant falls in love with a princess.
An Indian scout courts a beautiful woman on the road to California's wine country.
During 1848 California's newly inaugurated statehood, a newborn justice system is put to the test in the trial of a hotheaded gunslinger who shoots a repected Hispanic citizen in a state that is a volatile balance beteween whites and Hispanics.
A woman marries her late sister''''s husband but finds true love with his son from an earlier marriage.
Partners in a tramp steamer both fall for a mysterious lady passenger.
A U.S. narcotics agent trails an international drug smuggler.
A sheriff must run the gauntlet to get his prisoner out of town.
A disgraced railroad employee tries to prove himself by guarding the company''''s payroll against outlaws.
The famed actress fights drug addiction to build a career and find love.
Dramatization of the legendary battle between Wyatt Earp and the Clanton Gang.
In post-Civil War Wyoming, ranch owner Lucy Lee is en route to Rock Springs to sell her cattle. When Jeff Young approaches her camp, asking for food and a place to sleep, she at first fears that he is part of Butch Cassidy's notorious Wild Bunch, an outlaw gang that has been terrorizing the country, but nevertheless allows him to stay.
When a lonely woman''''s wartime lover dies, her loneliness threatens her life.
A backwoodsman signs on as scout for a remote Army fort.
A New England schoolteacher goes to New York to become a songwriter.
A woman begins to enjoy life with two husbands in this remake of Too Many Husbands.
A baseball star takes to the air to help plan the U.S.'''' aerial defense.
Tim Shipman returns to his father's logging company only to find his father has been killed, money is owed, and Croft Brunner controls the railroad used to haul out the logs. But he learns the Government restriction on his valuable stand of timber has been lifted. Brunner wants that timber and tries to buy him out. Refusing to sell, Tim makes plans to somehow get the timber out.
A wandering cowboy gets caught in the rivalry between an aging rancher's sons.
A U.S. officer in postwar Berlin turns to crime to help a beautiful refugee.
The arrival of a female doctor sets a Western town on its ear.
Wyatt Earp fights to straighten out a crooked cow town.
When a commercial airliner develops engine trouble, the passengers and crew think back on the lives they could be losing soon.
In Ispahan, Persia, Hajji Baba (John Derek) is leaving his father's shop to seek a greater fortune, while the Princess Fawzia (Elaine Stewart) is trying to talk her father, the Caliph (Donald Randolph) into giving her in marriage to Nur-El-Din (Paul Picerni), a rival prince known far and wide as mean and fickle. Her father intends Fawzia for Fawzia to marry a friend and ally, and makes plans to send her to him. But a courier brings word from Nur-El-Din that an escort awaits Fawzia on the outskirts of the city and she escapes the palace disguised as a boy. Hajji encounters the escort-warrior (Paul Baxley) at the rendezvous spot, is attacked and beats up the escort with his barber's tools. The princess arrives and mistakes Hajji as the escort until he mistakes the emerald ring sent by Nur-El-Din to Fawzia as the prize to be delivered. In her efforts to escape him, her turban becomes unbound and Hajji realizes that the girl herself is the treasure Nur-El-Din awaits. Hajji promises to escort her and they spend the night with the caravan of Osman Aga (Thomas Gomez), who invites them to stay for the dancing girls, among them, the incomparable Ayesha (Rosemarie Bowe). The pair are overtaken by the Caliph's guards sent to bring Fawzia back, but the guards are driven off by an invading army of Turcoman women, a band of fierce and beautiful women who prey on passing merchants.
While negotiating a peace treaty with North California Indians, a presidential emissary has to fight off a renegade.
A moralist sets out to reform the legendary South Seas floozy.
A divorced couple finds it impossible to stay out of each other's lives.
A tough drill sergeant prepares green recruits for service in the Korean War.
A south seas beach bum clashes with a puritanical missionary.
When Ed Wheeler shoots Jim Granby, Gene brings him in. But Wheeler says even if Granby dies he cannot he charged because he has already served 10 years for Granby's supposed murder. Then in flashback Wheeler relates how he and Granby founded Goldtown based on an exaggerated supply of gold and how when Granby blackmailed him, he thought he killed him and confessed to the murder.
A priest suspected of murder can only clear himself by violating the sanctity of the confessional.
A circus ringmaster and an egotistical trapeze artist vie for the love of a pretty acrobat.
A Quebec patriarch fights to keep his wayward son from leading his grandson astray.
A retired Marshal must defend his town from a revengeful villain.
A woman sets her hat for a man who's inherited a million dollars.
Two disturbed young people release their fascination with guns through a crime spree.
A young innocent's life is shattered when she falls for a World War II flyer.
Semi-successful lawyer John Malone is intrigued by local night club singer Anna Marie St. Clair. After meeting her at the club, he is present when her boss (and more?) is killed, and she is arrested for the crime. Sentenced to death, Malone and his faithful secretary set out to find the real murderer, who is probably also responsible for a protection racket Malone is investigating.
Max Monetti is consumed with vengeance for his brothers after their betrayal of his father Gino. But after remembering his past, especially his relationship with Irene Bennett, Max realizes that his father had caused all the tension within the family and makes peace with his brothers.
An ex-convict discovers the world of crime has changed drastically since he went up the river.
Disney version of fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", featuring Mickey, Donald and Goofy in the main roles. Also contains another short film, re-released as "Bongo"
Devil's Island escapees join up with the Allies during World War II.
Horse breeders Adams and Brock are vying for the Army contract. When Adams is killed trying to ride his horse Trigger, Roy saves the horse from being shot. He trains him and then plans to ride him in the race to win the contract.
World War II construction workers have to fight the enemy to get the job done.
Outlaws conceal a gold mine's true worth from the man who inherited it.
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs Jumbo, veteran of the circus, but the newborn is ridiculed because of his truly enormous ears and dubbed "Dumbo". Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts; it is up to his only friend, a mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential.
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter find adventure in Europe on the eve of World War II.
Inventor Gepetto creates a wooden marionette called Pinocchio. His wish that Pinocchio be a real boy is unexpectedly granted by a fairy. The fairy assigns Jiminy Cricket to act as Pinocchio's "conscience" and keep him out of trouble. Jiminy is not too successful in this endeavor and most of the film is spent with Pinocchio deep in trouble.
Let's start with some house cleaning first. Columbia produced a series of Charles Starrett westerns that they called "Peter B. Kyne productions" but, other than allowing the use of his name, writer Peter B. Kyne was not the producer on any of the films in this series, and didn't even write the few he is credited with by some sources. Since the source for this error is one of those often-used and often-wrong sources that many researchers use, and said source is one of those that never bother correcting the multitude of errors in their catalogs, the chances of some uninformed source adding Peter B. Kyne back to this film as the Producer is highly likely. This Harold Shumate story finds Texas ranch-foreman Steve Braddock (Charles Starrett) in charge of driving a large herd of cattle overland from Texas to Dodge City, Kansas. Slim Grayson (Donald Grayson), the eastern-educated son of the ranch owner, is along to sing songs around the campfire. The trail drive part only lasts until the herd reaches Plainview, where Steve, Slim and the cowhands rescue Marian Phillips (Marion Weldon) after she has been kidnapped off a stage by a gang led by Dawson (Alan Bridge). She tells Steve her father is a local rancher named Phillips, who she has not seen since she was a young girl, but Steve knows no rancher by that name but from her description, he feels sure that Plainview gambling-hall owner Kenyon Jackson (Russell Hicks) is her father. Of course he is and he, of course, is also the secret head of the Dawson gang, and Steve's tasks are to keep Marian from learning the truth about her father, cleaning up the gang and persuading the father to reform. By the way, Peter B. Kyne did not produce this film.
Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth Allison, drives her hard through rehearsals and makes her a star. But she is worried about her past, something she hasn't told Pete: She's an ex-convict and jumped bail in order to keep her partners in crime out of it. Further she's in love with Pete, but feels that he's still carrying a torch for Monica. When Monica's popularity is decreasing, Pete is able to get Ruth a stint on the program, the result is Monica is fired and Ruth get her job, but Monica takes revenge by revealing Ruth's past. Ruth considers it is best for her to disappear before being arrested, but she has become a star in public opinion. Will she get Pete or will she go to prison again ?
When cowboy star Tom Ford disappears, Wilson gets his double Gene Autry to impersonate him. But Ford owes gangster Rico $10,000 and Rico arrives to collect. He fails to get the money but learns that Autry is an impersonator and now blackmails Wilson and his movie studio.
A retired military man helps an actress make a comeback.
A songwriters takes on the corrupt publisher who stole his music.
Three zanies turn an operatic performance into chaos in their efforts to promote their protege's romance with the leading lady.
Warner Bros. stars perform a series of musical and dramatic sketches.
A documentary about the special character of Louisiana's political history for the last 60 years. Includes newsreel clips, home movies and early television advertisements of Louisiana's politicians.
A concert by the jazz trio Standards, performing jazz standards of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, from Tokyo's Koseinenkin Hall, recorded during their debut tour in February 1985.
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