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Casting (feature film)
The film chronicles the true story of a group of unacknowledged African American women whose brilliance in math helped NASA win the space race.
The stories of several mothers intertwine during the day leading up to the Mother's Day holiday.
A brilliant high school student and his friends uncover blueprints for a mysterious device with limitless potential, inadvertently putting lives in danger.
With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in a final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends, Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her.
While an elderly man lies trapped in a car accident reminiscing about his deceased wife, a young bull rider falls for a woman and the lives of everyone intertwine.
Chipmunks Alvin, Simon, and Theodore feel neglected because Dave is spending too much time with his girlfriend, Samantha, and they try to do everything in their power to prevent Dave from asking for her hand in marriage.
After being armed by Dr. Hank Pym with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help Pym protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after having destroyed the Hunger Games forever. Under the leadership of District 13 president Alma Coin, and thanks to the advice of her trusted friends, she becomes the symbol of rebellion against the totalitarian regime of President Snow. Her mission is to rally all Panem districts and start an uprising to overthrow the Capitol. Physically engaged in a fight where her destiny, that of her family and Panem's are at stake, Katniss sets out to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, Vice President and Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt,, owns the boarding house where John Wilkes Booth, and others met and planned the simult
Living amidst the gritty poverty of 1957 Monterrey, Mexico, a rag-tag group of boys from the wrong side of the tracks discovers the joy of sandlot baseball under the guidance of Cesar, an aspiring Major League Coach thwarted by discrimination. Armed with the dream of playing a real Little League game, the young players defy a total lack of resources, disapproving parents, and widespread prejudice to score their first Little League victory and find themselves at the beginning of a once-in-a-lifetime journey. Relying on their faith, a warm-hearted priest and their love of the game, the nine players and their coach embark on an incredible, record-breaking winning streak that leads them across the border to America, and all the way to the 1957 Little League World Series where a miracle will cement their place in history and change their lives forever.
Four grumpy guys take a college-like road trip across the country to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.
Barry Shlotzak is in need of a new start in the romance department, so his best friend, Douglas, convinces him to enter a contest in which the winner becomes a member of the elite "Bar Starz" -- the guys who set the trends, get the girls, and personify coolness. In order to make the cut, the contest
The true story of a group of dynamic women who bare all--or nearly all--for charity and become international celebrities as a result. The Women's Institute in Great Britain encourages the ancient skills of jam-making, flower pressing, knitting and baking. So when a group of extraordinary women start
Scott Calvin has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best Santa ever. But Santa's got problems. His son, Charlie, has landed on this year's "naughty" list. And Santa himself is mysteriously de-Santafying. To top it all off, if Scott doesn't get married by
Dominic Toretto drives the streets of LA like he owns them. As far as his crew is concerned, he does. He spends his days rebuilding high performance race cars and perfecting the art of computer controlled fuel injection. By night, Dom pockets up to $10,000 each time someone dares to race him in his own earth-bound rocket of a car. Dom lives off of the adrenaline of street car racing and his fans treat him like a rock star. Brian particularly looks up to Dominic and seeks his approval, but to the rest of the crowd, he''s white bread. After a blazing encounter with the ruthless Johnny Tran, Dom decides to take Brian under his wing. Dom''s sister Mia sees something she likes in Brian, too. Trouble is, neither of them realize he''s an undercover cop and Dominic and his rival Johnny Tran are both the leading suspects in a case involving dirty money and big-rig hijacking.
Dylan Ramsey, a chicken-chested geek who is part owner of an L.A. eatery, has devised a master plan to win the heart of his beautiful next-door neighbor and dream girl, Lila. His act involves the kidnapping of her beloved dog so that he may emerge as her hero when he is the one that finally finds it. However, what he doesn''t count on is the pandemonium that the dog creates while hidden in his apartment -- particularly when the dog ingests a diamond anniversary ring that Dylan''s best friend and business partner has bought to surprise his wife.
Jericho Cane, a beaten down ex-cop, wakes up to another day, oblivious to the struggle that he soon must face. His job as a security specialist alongside his partner Chicago has become a tireless routine of seedy surveillance jobs, and since the death of his wife and child, everything in life which
As the story of the Cortino family unfolds over nearly a century, young and innocent Vincenzo Cortino is driven from his home in Sicily and forced to swim to America. There he grows up to become the infamous patriarch of a powerful crime family. However, in his twilight years Vincenzo realizes the r
Anthropologist James Krippendorf is a single dad trying to raise three kids. For the past two years he's been living off of grant money to study an "undiscovered" tribe in New Guinea. Word comes that his lecture is due but there is no tribe. Out of desperation Krippendorf uses his own family who bec
When we last left Julie James, she had just spent a harrowing summer running for her life and dealing with the brutal murders of her high school friends. One year later, Julie has fled her hometown to attend college in Boston and leave the painful memories behind her. But despite her best efforts to
A ferociously determined mother sees her four-year-old son's treatment for epilepsy failing and, trusting her own study of his case, defies conventional wisdom to enroll him in a controversial diet treatment.
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
Nobody plans a vacation better than Clark Griswold. This time out, Clark has finally chosen the perfect destination. He''s selected the Promised Land where the Griswolds can enjoy their own special brand of kinship and reach certain vacation nirvana: the new family-entertainment capital of America -- Las Vegas, Nevada. But Clark didn''t count on one thing. Despite Vegas'' new image as a city with wholesome activities for the whole family to enjoy, its tempting underbelly still lures the unsuspecting with its glitzy, glammy enchantments. And each wide-eyed member of the Griswold gang becomes seduced by the easy enticements of Sin City. Can the Griswolds come back together once they''ve tasted the high life in Lost Wages? Before their Vegas voyage is over, they''ll see and do it all: wonder at the illusion of a Siegfried & Roy stage extravaganza, scale the dizzying heights of the Hoover Dam, thrill at the bulbs and buzz on the Strip and indulge in the decadent pleasures of the big-ticket suites.
Fable set shortly after the turn of the century when the ending of the American frontier collided with modern technology. Young Daniel is working on the family farm in the West, but dreams of automobiles, electricity and everything else progress may bring. But progress also brings land developers who covet the family property. Daniel''s father refuses to sell and soon Daniel finds himself on the run from a gunslinger hired to obtain the deed at any cost, and travels into the world of Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Calamity Jane.
Judge Dredd is a legendary futuristic lawman renowned for his iron-fisted procedures. When Dredd is framed for murder by his enigmatic arch-rival, the entire planet finds itself on a deadly collision course which only the fearless judge can alter. Engineering a dramatic escape from the shuttle carrying him to his space imprisonment, Dredd sets out on a dangerous mission to stop the perpetrator from taking control and in the process discovers a startling secret about his own origins.
Yesterday Kate McQuean was a dedicated family attorney trying to do the best for her clients. Today she''s a moving target--and the killers who are determined to eliminate her seem to be everywhere. Through two desperate days, Kate and Dade County homicide Detective Max Kirkpatrick--her only protector--engage in a battle of wits, wills and endurance against a gang of ex-KGB operatives whose plans for the perfect multi-million dollar bank heist were flawless--as long as Kate and her intended repossession of a certain boat were out of the picture. Maybe it''s an unfair match--Kate and Max against a mob armed with the most sophisticated high-tech surveillance equipment and headed by a ruthless ex-KGB killer. But anything can happen in the sultry Miami heat--two people can get deeply involved in helping each other survive. And when the two people are Kate McQuean and Max Kirkpatrick--it might just turn out to be a fair game, after all...
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.
Set in contemporary Miami, an explosives expert helps a seductive beauty avenge the murder of her parents, teaming up against a formidable trio of villains: a powerful Cuban-American crime boss, his son, and their merciless hit man.
An escaped convict befriends a young widow and helps her battle corrupt land developers who want to force her off her land.
A psychotic policeman terrorizes a young couple after their home is robbed.
A television movie remake of the 1945 film of the same title. A successful television personality with a weekly series on cooking, marriage and homemaking, is basically ignorant on all three subjects. In order to boost her ratings, she entertains a national hero on a live television special on Christmas Day. Her conniving producer sets her up with a country estate, an instant family and a homemade Christmas dinner.
A cop teams up with his mother to catch the killer from a murder she witnessed.
Despite the bad influences that surround him, a mobster promises his dying father that he''ll go straight.
A famous Manhattan cat burglar, immediately upon release from a ten-year prison term, is coerced--by various bad guys--into stealing three famous DaVinci artifacts, which, when linked together, make possible the transformation of lead into gold.
A detective trails a mysterious woman who may help uncover what led to the onstage death of a heavy metal rock star.
Some terrorist-fighting New York cops just can''t catch a break. That''s what Bruce Willis''s hero John McClane must be thinking in this sequel to the blockbuster action flick "Die Hard" (1988). This time out, Willis is waiting to pick up his wife Bonnie Bedelia at the airport on Christmas Eve. Also waiting is a team of mercenaries led by William Sadler. They want to bust out an evil dictator, and they''re taking the whole airport hostage. Big mistake with John McClane on the scene. It has all the terrific action, fisticuffs and gun battles you expect from a "Die Hard" feature.
Set in Los Angeles in the year 1997, when the streets are ruled by Jamaican and Colombian drug dealers. A federal agent assists the LAPD in their investigation of the mysterious deaths of scores of drug dealers.
The intrepid comic strip detective fights off a ruthless gangster and his seductive girlfriend.
A cool-headed bouncer (with an NYU philosphy degree and a gift for martial arts) is hired to calm an extra-rowdy midwestern tavern. Along the way he falls in love with a beautiful doctor, and runs up against the local kingpin.
Comedy about a best-selling author and his obsession with beautiful women.
Nick Dunbar, a baby-faced undercover policeman, poses as a high school student after a teacher is murdered. Back in school, Nick is subjected to bullies, crushes, and swings in popularity typical of most teenagers. Making matters worse, his brother is the prime suspect in the murder case. Nick wil
Where is an African prince supposed to go to find the woman who will one day be his queen? Obviously that would be Queens, New York and that''s where Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) goes in this hilarious fish out of water story. Traveling with the prince is his trusted friend Semmi (Arsenio Hall) and, hiding the prince''s identity, the two of them get jobs at a fast-food restaurant. While the prince is trying to adjust to a minimum wage lifestyle, he falls for Lisa (Shari Headley) the daughter of his boss Cleo (John Amos). As romance blooms, Akeem finds it hard to hide his royal secret, especially when the king (James Earl Jones) arrives with his regal entourage.
The movie that made Bruce WIllis a bona fide action superstar, "Die Hard" (1988) follows Willis'' famous Detective John McClane as he inadvertently becomes embroiled in a hostage situation when his wife''s office is taken over by German terrorists. An instant classic upon its release, "Die Hard" is a rip-roaring action film that set a precedent for all later movies in the genre. Alan Rickman also stars in a memorable performance as the devilish Hans Gruber, leader of the terrorist faction.
A tough, disciplined Russian policeman teams up with an unpredictable, wise-cracking Chicago detective to track down the most wanted Russian criminal.
Drama about the pressurized, often unglamorous world of the stand-up comic, centering around one talented, caustic comedian trying to be discovered, and a suburban housewife yearning to be funny.
Sent to eliminate a gun-running camp in Central America, Major Dutch Schaeffer and his commandos encounter a skilled, seemingly invisible assassin. As members of their unit begin to disappear, Schaeffer and his soldiers suspect that that their hunter is not of this earth.
An airforce pilot and animal researcher risk their lives to save chimpanzees from life-threatening experiments.
In post-apocalyptic, totalitarian America of the 21st century, policeman Ben Richards is framed for a crime he did not commit. Ben escapes from jail, determined to prove his innocence, but is captured. As punishment, he is teamed with a woman named Amber Mendez and forced to participate in a violent TV game show called The Running Man. The two "contestants" face what is most likely a public execution, as they run a gauntlet of assassins armed with chainsaws and other brutal weapons. They can win the contest and obtain their freedom...if they survive.
After three silent movie Western stars get fired, they accept a job in Mexico. Lucky Day, Dusty Bottoms and Ned Nederlander will be doing a show with El Guapo, who they hear is the most famous actor in the country. But when they arrive with the expectation of acting with him and earning good money, they find that the man not only is no actor, he is a ruthless gang leader who is terrorizing a small town. After El Guapo kidnaps the mayor''s pretty daughter, the hopes of all the townspeople fall to the three actors to save her and restore their freedom.
When Billy Turner was younger, he had a reputation for being a little wild, so when he returns to his hometown in Florida and gets involved in a bar fight, he is immediately put in jail. Billy anticipates a quick release because his father is the town's mayor, but when he asks the guards to call him
A pair of nerdy high-schoolers, outcasts to everyone, take to their computer and magically bring to life a stunningly beautiful woman whose devotion to them--and not to mention her special powers--make them the most desired kids on the block.
A retired special agent is forced out of retirement when his daughter is kidnapped by a band of thugs intent on revenge.
Meet Jerry Dandridge. He's sweet, sexy, and he likes to sleep in late. You might think he's the perfect neighbor. But before inviting Jerry in for a nightcap, there's just one thing you should know. Jerry prefers his drinks warm, red and straight from the jugular. Only 17-year-old Charley Brewster k
A diverse group of high schoolers forced to spend detention on a Saturday in the library. Forced to make the best of their circumstances, they learn to understand each other and discover that in spite of their initial differences, they actually share many common feelings and problems.
A teenage girl''''s birthday is complicated by her sister''''s marriage, a school dance and her crush on a rich student.
Henry Thomas gets involved with murderous spies--but no one will believe him. He turns to a computer game called "Cloak and Dagger" and begins to fantasize that secret agent Jack Flack (Dabney Coleman) is helping him deal with his real-life dangers.
A failing taxi company is about to go under when the owner enlists the help of his cabbies to help save the company.
Location Casting (feature film)
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she's ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
John Hughes's 1984 film "Sixteen Candles" helped to reinvent the teen film genre, thus launching a new age of youth-driven comedies. On the surface, the movie was a frantic farce, populated with geeks, freaks and even groping grandparents; but the movie was also a tender tale of teenage love.
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