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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 7, 2015|
|Born:||May 27, 1922||Cause of Death:||Heart failure|
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Edgar Allen Poe, in the form of a raven, chats with Death, as they introduce five animated short films that are based by his stories.
The Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed their wealth, but the Dragon now terrorizes the land, while Bilbo Baggins fights for his life as five great armies go to war.
Raimund Gregorius is a gifted but dull 57-year-old high school classical languages teacher in Switzerland. After a chance meeting with a beautiful Portuguese woman, he discovers the work of a Portuguese poet and doctor, Amadeu de Prado, and boards a train for Lisbon, determined to uncover more of h
Beth is a successful pop singer and a devout evangelical Christian from Texas. She and her fiancé Steve both wear purity rings, and belong to a group known as the "Cowboys for Christ." They travel to Glasgow, Scotland, hoping to save some souls. After performing a concert at a local cathedral, the d
After being buried alive for 200 years, vampire Barnabas Collins returns to Collinwood Manor to restore his family home and business to their former glory.
Bilbo Baggins is swept into an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome Dragon Smaug. Approached out of the blue by the Wizard Gandalf the Grey, Bilbo finds himself joining a company of 13 Dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Their journey will take them into the Wild, through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins, Orcs and deadly Wargs, as well as a mysterious and sinister figure known only as the Necromancer. Although their goal lies to the East and the wastelands of the Lonely Mountain, first they must escape the Goblin tunnels, where Bilbo meets the creature that will change his life forever - Gollum. Here, alone with Gollum, on the shores of an underground lake, the unassuming Bilbo Baggins not only discovers depths of ingenuity and courage that surprise even him, he also gains possession of Gollum's "precious" ring that holds unexpected and useful qualities - a simple, gold ring that is tied to the fate of all Middle-earth in ways Bilbo cannot begin to know.
Two 14th-century knights transport a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the source of the Black Plague.
Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and terror in every room as Juliet gets the unnerving feeli
When his father dies, little Hugo is left with nothing but a gift for fixing watches and a broken automaton. With the help of a kind girl and a heartbroken filmmaker, Hugo will solve a mystery that will change his life.
Burke and Hare struggle to make a living. By chance, they hear local doctors are willing to pay handsomely for the corpses of the recently deceased, and, by chance, a boarder in their home has died. Burke and Hare discover their new trade. The taste of money inspires Hare to conceive of murder. Alon
On the eve of World War II, a young woman stumbles across evidence of a sinister Nazi appeasement plot. As her close friends begin to die in suspicious circumstances, she finds her own life in danger from an increasingly menacing and powerful enemy.
Alice, now 19, returns to the whimsical world she encountered as a young girl, reuniting with her old friends to find her true destiny and end the Red Queen's reign of terror.
"Boots" Mason, an ex-con, learns that a hit has been placed on his own life when a crooked cop, Dunn, tries to kill him. While seeking his revenge, secrets kept hidden are exposed and no innocent bystander is safe as bullets fly.
Set against the backdrop of contemporary London and the international art scene, where lust, ambition, power and betrayal seem to prevail. Dealers, collectors, artists and wannabees vie with each other in a world in which success and downfall rest on a knife edge.
Mark, a war photographer badly injured while on assignment in Kurdistan, is traumatized by the disappearance of his best friend and fellow journalist, David. He is nursed back to health by his girlfriend's grandfather, a psychiatrist who treated victims of the Spanish Civil War, and tries to piece
A multi-faceted look at American cinema, from the early 1900s up to the present day, through the lens of the Chinese American experience, and through films from an industry that was often uninformed about issues regarding race, but at times surprisingly sensitive.
As the Clone Wars sweep through the galaxy, the heroic Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order and restore peace. More and more systems are falling prey to the forces of the dark side as the Galactic Republic slips further and further under the sway of the Separatists and their never-ending droid ar
True story of a little dog that refused to leave his master's graveside in Endinburgh. The dog visited the grave for years before dying himself.
Centers on two children who live in parallel worlds surrounded by a huge cast of shape-shifting creatures.
Benjamin Barker, a man unjustly sent to prison by a lecherous judge, vows revenge, not only for that cruel punishment, but for the devastating consequences of what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to reopen his barber shop, Sweeney Todd becomes the Demon Barber of Fleet Street who
Most nights in the Bucket home, dinner is a watered-down bowl of cabbage soup, which young Charlie gladly shares with his mother and father and both pairs of grandparents. Every night, the last thing Charlie sees from his window is Willy Wonka's great factory, and he drifts off to sleep dreaming about what might be inside. For nearly fifteen years, no one has seen a single worker going in or coming out of the factory, or caught a glimpse of Wonka himself, yet, great quantities of chocolate are still being made and shipped all over the world. One day Willy Wonka makes a momentous announcement. He will open his famous factory and reveal "all of its secrets and magic" to five lucky children who find golden tickets hidden inside five randomly selected Wonka chocolate bars. Nothing would make Charlie's family happier than to see him win but the odds are very much against him as they can only afford to buy one chocolate bar a year, for his birthday. One by one, news breaks around the world about the children finding golden tickets and Charlie's hope grows dimmer. But then, something wonderful happens. Charlie finds some money on the snowy street and takes it to the nearest store for a Wonka Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight. There, under the wrapper is a flash of gold. It's the last ticket. Charlie is going to the factory! The family decides that Grandpa Joe, who used to work in the factory, should be the one to accompany Charlie on this adventure. Once inside, Charlie is dazzled by one amazing sight after another. Wondrous gleaming contraptions of Wonka's own invention churn, pop, and whistle, crews of merry Oompa-Loompas mine mountains of fudge beside a frothy chocolate waterfall, a hundred trained squirrels on a hundred tiny stools shell nuts for chocolate bars, and Wonka himself pilots an impossible glass elevator that rockets every which way you can think of through the fantastic factory. Almost as intriguing as his fanciful inventions is Willy Wonka. He thi
Set in a 19th century European village, young Victor is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride, while his real bride, Victoria, waits bereft in the land of the living. Though life in the Land of the Dead proves to be a lot more colorful than his strict Victorian upbringi
The galaxy is weary after three long years of war. Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi have become legendary heroes in their campaigns against the droid forces of the evil General Grievous. Anakin and his secret wife, Padme Amidala, have been separated for months, and he finally reunites with her to
Set ten years after the events of "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace", not only has the galaxy undergone significant change, but so have our familiar heroes Obi-Wan Kenobi, Padme Amidala, and Anakin Skywalker, as they are thrown together again for the first time since the Trade Federation in
As Frodo and Sam infiltrate Mordor, their allies try to protect Rohan from the evil Sauron.
The wizard Gandalf enlists a hobbit and a team of adventurers to protect the One Ring from the evil Sauron.
Tale of the journeys of Marco Polo and his brother.
A group of scientists discover a terrible creature in an Egyptian tomb which is unleashed on the unsuspecting inhabitants of London.
Ichabod Crane, a discredited professor is exiled to Sleepy Hollow because of his outrageous theories. Once there he learns of a local myth and uncovers a headless horseman, who has killed four people in search of a suitable replacement for his own missing head.
An Indian Muslim fights to establish Pakistan as a nation.
When Max Taylor wins the ancestral home of the mysterious Collum Chance in a hand of poker, he doesn't realize that far from ending the game - it has just begun.
When Stanley Stupid and his spirited wife Joan wake up to find their garbage stolen right out of the can--again--Stanley vows not to take it anymore! Is nothing sacred? But oh what a tangled web we weave when we are a Stupid. In his effort to get to the bottom of this heinous crime, Stanley lays a cunning trap to lure back the thieves. As expected, they take the bait, and he follows their getaway truck to the dump where he inadvertently stumbles on a covert weapons deal led by a couple of military men gone bad. Completely oblivious to what the Colonel and his sidekick are up to, Stanley believes there is a more sinister element at work here--that a diabolical figure from his past is behind the theft of all that fine garbage people have worked so hard to create. When the Stupids set-out to track down the criminal, they unravel an even greater conspiriacy involving aliens, the food service industry, international terrorists, a local newspaper, the police and, the post office.
While on a training mission in Moscow, the Police Academy gang get caught up in, and try to foil, a plan by Russian mafia boss to gain power via a hand held computer game.
A comedy about a bunch of kids who come up with their own solutions to the establishment's health food policy.
A mysterious Englishman loses his ancestral home in a poker game to a brash, young music producer, Max Taylor. When Max decides to uproot his family for a long term visit to their new mansion, all guests are in store for a chilling surprise.
In an attempt to end his daughter's upcoming nuptials, an unscrupulous father employs her fiance to manage a run-down hotel.
A United Nations anti-terrorist strike force tries to stop a hijacked train carrying a nuclear bomb and a squad of deadly triggermen from being delivered to Iraq.
Special effects comedy about seven brilliant children, hidden away in a secluded laboratory where they are perfecting an anti-aging drug. To help them relax, a lovable "idiot" is engaged to teach them about "lunacy", but the results are too much for one of the young geniuses who creates a fantasy ci
A twin assumes her murdered sister's identity to catch her killer.
A moral female vampire who preys only on killers, meets her match when one of her victims becomes an evil vampire.
A historical epic set in 1600 Japan involving the Eastern and Western Armies engaged in the Battle of Sekigahara.
An eccentric prince takes refuge from his dastardly relatives in the sewers of Paris while waiting for his inheritance to come through.
A 2-part epic about the French Revolution, following the lives of Robespierre and Danton from their youth to their deaths by execution.
A television movie based on Robert Louis Stevenson''s adventure novel "Treasure Island." Pirate Captain Billy Bones leaves a young innkeeper''s son, Jim Hawkins, a map indicating the location of a priceless treasure. Joining with his friends, Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney, Jim sets sail for the Caribbean in search of the treasure. But they do not realize that the ship''s crew has been replaced by a band of cutthroats under the leadership of the infamous pirate Long John Silver.
A powerful family is cursed.
A secret agent and her new husband become embroiled in her work during their honeymoon.
Chaos results when a developer levels the building which housed a purveyor of Gremlins.
The reunion of the four Musketeers twenty years later.
A woman is in love with a CIA agent who is out to assassinate her drug kingpin father.
David Carradine, Stockard Channing, Christopher Lee, Hamilton Camp, Ian Yule, Hugh Rouse, & Cocky Two Bull. Inspired by the success of THE CANNONBALL RUN (1981), this road movie pairs an ex-Hollywood stuntman (David Carradine) and a Playboy photographer (Stockard Channing) on a trans-African auto race
Dectective Dante Matucci investigates the mysterious deaths of several Italian political leaders but his only clues are cards bearing the symbol of a salamander left on the desk of each slain official.
A 12-year-old genius joins forces with his international soldier-of-fortune uncle and the latter's agent colleagues, a sexy spy and a very proper butler, to retrieve a treasure of artworks from a nefarious neo-Nazi leader, played by Christopher Lee. A pilot to a prospective series.
The first of two TV movies premiering in the space of three nights centering on the romance and July 1981 wedding of Britain's Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. As the two leads, both David Robb and Caroline Bliss made their American TV acting debuts, although Robb had been seen previously in t
Police officer Sean Kane is so disturbed after his partner is killed during an undercover narcotics operation, that he is forced to resign. Kane decides to keep tracking the drug dealers on his own and finds that their trail leads to corruption in high places.
Computer genius and chess champion Ted Danson is lured into service by secret agent Eleanor Parker and becomes a reluctant hero thanks to a number of exploits with villainous Christopher Lee and his army of lethal blue-eyed blonde women. Pilot to a prospective series.
A group of people converge on a barren Arctic island. They have their reasons for being there but when a series of mysterious accidents and murders take place, a whole lot of darker motives become apparent. Could the fortune in buried Nazi gold be the key to the mystery? Donald Sutherland and Vanessa Redgrave investigate.
In the days after Pearl Harbor, Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion.
A Basque guide tries to help an American family, the Bergsons, avoid the Nazis and escape occupied France via a snowy mountain pass.
A blind Zen master guides a young martial artist through demons, bandits and monkey people.
Crimefighting Captain America rights more wrongs by doing battle with fanatical terrorist Christopher Lee who uses his deadly drug that causes accelerated aging to finance his world revolution. Originally shown in two one-hour segments on consecutive nights, this sequel to "Captain America" (which p
In 1948, Mark Miller, a young diplomat, searches the desert for a politician's runaway daughter and Zuilifigar, her Bedouin lover.
A mad scientist kidnaps an alien teen with amazing powers.
Rescue workers fight to save a hijacked jet crashed in the Bermuda Triangle.
After witnessing a man's death in a bizzare accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.
Captain Rameses and his Legion of the Winged Serpent brigade are out to claim Earth for their dying race. Out to save Earth is an alien guard patrol located in the Bermuda Triangle, the League of Races. LOR leaders warn Rameses that he's breaking galactic treaty rules. The alien villain responds by launching an invasion which telepathically drives Earthlings to suicide. The LOR implore UFO expert Professor Duncan to help them. Eventually, the two alien forces battle. Will the Earth be saved?
Son grows up with father, leaves to go to big city in 1979. Father follows and tries to survive as a vampire in a modern world. Son finds girl, decides not to be a vampire anymore. Great ending!
The Keeper of Underwood Asylum has the mental patients of the wealthiest families in British Columbia. The rest of the family members have been dying under mysterious circumstances, so Biggs hires private investigator Richard Driver, who puts his assistant, Maybelline, in the asylum pretending she is his cousin and that they came from a family where the parents were all first cousins to each other and they decided to keep their love platonic for genetic reasons. Then he tries to get Inspector Clarke to check him in as a narcoleptic who didn't wake up with his body. They all know what the keeper has been doing, but it is a matter of proving it, and avoiding the hypnotized Biggs twins and Danny, who he is able to keep catatonic with his machine. Inspector Clarke gives driver a lot of trouble, and the kid giving shoe shines looks down on everybody, knowing more.
An occult writer fights to save a friend¿s daughter from Satanists.
The legend of the infamous vampire Dracula is examined. Included are the stories of Bram Stoker who created the character and Vlad the Impaler on whom the character was based.
Some hoodlums kill the family of a professor of occult sciences and beat him up so severely that he is put into a coma. As the professor lies unconscious in the hospital, he uses his powers to summon a demon to exact revenge on the attackers.
Head of company security, Harry Webb, fears that a diamond theft is about to take place at their major mining complex deep in the desert. He quickly manages to become very unpopular, particularly with Claire Chambers, a celebrated cover girl, daughter of the mine administrator. She is visiting the man she loves, Mike Bradley, who is responsible for security at the mine. Nelson, the mine administrator, gives Bradley a curious mission - to steal a diamond. He wants to implicate Bradley in order to bring him into contact with a certain Lewis who is preparing to rob the mine with the aid of a group of mercanaries and a local accessory known as Father Christmas. Webb, not being informed of the deceit, relentlessly pursues Bradley, who is contacted by Lewis. With the mercanaries in the process of penetrating the mine. Bradley reveals himself to be Father Christmas, the organiser of the entire operation. With Webb in pursuit, Bradley flees into the desert with the only other survivors - Lewis and Clair.
The legend of the infamous vampire Dracula is examined. Included are the stories of Bram Stoker who created the character and Vlad the Impaler on whom the character was based.
To maintain control of the French monarchy, Cardinal Richelieu kidnaps D¿Artagnan¿s true love.
James Bond (Agent 007) must find the missing "Solex Agitator," a device that will harness the sun''s radiation and give awesome power to whomever possesses it. Also vying for the prize is Francisco Scaramanga, a world-class assassin who brandishes a distinctive golden gun. When 007 discovers he is to be Scaramanga''s next target, he is hurled into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, continuing the search as he evades the killer on his trail. Bond must also contend with Scaramanga''s exotic lover Andrea Anders, and Nick Nack, whose small size belies his lethal abilities. Even as 007 enlists the aid of sensuous Mary Goodnight, he must overcome ferocious odds to survive an explosive showdown on Scaramanga''s remote island. His adventures draw him into a gripping boat pursuit, a wild automobile chase through Bangkok, and an unthinkable confrontation against an entire martial arts school.
A conservative police officer investigates a girl''''s disappearance on an island dominated by paganism.
When vampires infest London, a property speculator turns out to be Dracula himself. The count plans to annihilate human life through a new strain of bubonic plague. Van Helsing, a professor who has gained his doctorate by studying evil, discovers the plot and along with a group from Scotland Yard attempts to put an end to it.
A comedy about Satan's bumbling disciple who, after 1,400 years of failure to secure a single soul for his boss, gets one last chance when he sets his sights on a gambler, a disgruntled accountant.
Tunnel dwellers use the London Underground as a hunting ground.
A country boy joins the famed musketeers and fights to protect the queen''s name.
A police inspector and a doctor investigate the murders of a large fortune's trustees.
An anthropologist discovers a frozen monster which he believes may be the Missing Link.
A female victim of a brutal attack by three thugs learns to shoot and seeks revenge.
Cult members unwittingly resurrect Dracula in swinging London.
A 19th-century paleontologist unwittingly unleashes a horrible evil.
Christopher Lee stars in this Amicus production of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intavenious drugs that are suppose to release inner inhibitions. So comes forth Mr. Blake(also Lee)who gets more mostrous with each transformation(Physicaly as well as personality). Peter Cushing plays his friend and colleague, Dr. Utterson.
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
Scotland Yard investigates four mysterious murders connected to the same old house.
All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' fickleness towards the events.
The legendary sleuth becomes involved with a mysterious French woman while investigating the Loch Ness monster.
Sir Guy Grand adopts homeless bum Youngman to be heir to his obscene wealth, and immediately begins bringing him into the intricacies of the family business, which is to prey upon people's greed by use of the vast holdings of the Grand empire. They leave no stone unturned as sporting events, restaurants, art galleries, and traditional pheasant hunts turn into lurid displays of bad manners and profiteering. Things climax at the social event of the season, the inaugural voyage of the new pleasure cruiser The Magic Christian.
When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host is outwardly welcoming - and his niece more demonstrably so - Manning detects a feeling of menace in the air with the legend of Lavinia Morley, Black Witch of Greymarsh, hanging over everything.
Investigating his brother's murder leads a man to Castle Dracula.
Count Dracula takes revenge on the businessmen who killed his faithful servant.
A police superintendent investigates a serial killer who drains his victims' blood.
Dracula goes after the niece of the monsignor who destroyed his castle.
In the Olden Tymes, Count Regula is drawn and quartered for killing twelve virgins in his dungeon torture chamber. Thirty-five years later, he comes back to seek revenge on the daughter of his intended thirteenth victim and the son of his prosecutor in order to attain immortal life.
A body snatcher mistakenly steals a coffin containing a madman who faked his death.
The infamous Chinese warlord plots to freeze the Earth's oceans.
Small town Satanists lure an innocent brother and sister into their coven.
The Asian warlord plots to destroy his archival in Scotland Yard.
While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist suspects aliens are to blame. Meanwhile the new secretary to the local best-selling author is raising the temperature in her own way.
The Theatre of Death in Paris specialises in horror presentations. A police surgeon finds himself becoming involved in the place through his attraction to one of the performers. When bloodless bodies start showing up all over town he realises there could be links with the theatre.
A reporter''''s stunt goes awry when the man he''''s pretending to have killed turns up dead.
A Russian monk claiming healing powers insinuates himself into Russia's royal family.
The Asian warlord kidnaps young women to force their fathers to help him build a death ray.
Four travelers unwittingly revive the bloodsucking count.
A collector of esoterica, Dr. Maitland, buys an unusual skull from his ordinary source of artifacts. The skull is what remains of marquis De Sade. Much too soon he discovers how the skull affects him: by turning him into a frenzied killer.
A Holocaust survivor tortures women in the dungeons of an ancient castle.
A mythical monster turns men to stone in a remote European village.
Kurt Menliff (Christopher Lee) is a ruthless and sadistic 19th Century nobleman who returns to his seafront castle home after years of wondering and is immediately at odds with his invalid father, a Count, as well as Kurt's spinless younger brother Christian, whom is married to Kurt's cousin and former lover Nevenka. When Kurt is found in his room on the next night, murdered, suspicion falls on everyone which gets more complicated when Nevenka begins seeing his ghost (real or imaginary?) haunting the castle supposedly wanting revenge against his killers.
A villainous doctor creates a killer spray in order to conquer London.
Explorers uncover a lost kingdom ruled by an immortal queen.
Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand.
A traveling circus entertains a medieval count who uses them in his bizarre experiments.
A pirate crew convinces a small English village that the Spanish Armada has defeated the British.
Upon his return from battle in the previous film, the great warrior Hercules learns that his lover, Daianara, has lost her senses. Acording of the oracle Medea, Dianara's only hope is the Stone of Forgetfulness which lies deep in the realm of Hades. Hercules, with two companions, Theseus and Telemachus, embarks on a dangerous quest for the stone, while he is unaware that Dianara's guardian, King Lico, is the one responsible for her condition and plots to have the girl for himself as his bride upon her revival.
A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer, and he finds the hands starting to take over his life and commit crimes. A seedy magician suspects what is happening and tries to blackmail him.
In an effort to relieve the suffering of surgery patients, Dr. Thomas Bolton painstakingly develops an opium-based anesthetic, to which he gradually becomes addicted. In order to provide a continual supply of chemicals to continue his experiments and support his addiction, he falls in with a den of murderers who use his signature to sell cadavers to the local hospital.
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to solve the case of the stealing of Cleopatra's necklace, found by archaeologists in Egypt. They soon discover that the evil professor Moriarty is behind it all.
Pirates force a young prisoner to join their bloodthirsty crew.
A young coed travels to a village to continue her research on witchcraft, and discovers some horrifying secrets.
The Allied forces launch the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France.
A wheelchair-bound heiress doubts her sanity when she sees her dead father''''s body around the family estate.
An eminent doctor releases a dark force from within himself.
Paul, a divorced architect, marries Nichole, a woman from Paris. His teen daughter Jenny has fallen in with the English beatnik scene and likes to hang out in cave-like clubs to listen to jazz and rudimentary rock'n'roll. Jenny takes an immediate dislike to her mother-in-law, who is not that much older than she, and goes out of her way to make life miserable for Nichole. When Jenny discovers that Nichole is a friend of one of the strippers from the dance hall across the street, she investigates and uses Nichole's sordid past to embarrass her father. Meanwhile Jenny attracts the lecherous eye of Kenny, the owner of the dance hall.
A secret society in Hong Kong holds a British ship''s captain hostage.
In London's Soho, Johnny Solo runs the Pink Flamingo Club. He's tough to intimidate. So when he starts getting threats and demands for protection, he fights back. Behind the takeover plot is a competitor, Diamonds Dielli. Midnight Franklin, who's Johnny's girlfriend and one of the club's headliners, wants to get Johnny out of the business. In the background are a sadistic client, an underage chorus girl, a wisecracking siren who's not averse to rough trade, a visiting journalist, and a dancer who guards her past. Can Johnny win the struggle with Diamonds, and can Midnight get him out of harm's way?
A remake of "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1944) (qv.). Dr. Bonner plans to live forever through periodic gland transplants from younger, healthier human victims. Bonner looks about 40; he's really 104 years old. But people are starting to get suspicious, and he may not make 200.
Count Osvaldo Lambertenghi is an impoverished noble who has turned his castle into a hotel. But since the count has been bitten by a vampire, to spend the night there might be very dangerous.
A resurrected mummy stalks the archaeologists who defiled his tomb.
Sherlock Holmes investigates the haunting of an isolated British estate by a murderous canine.
Two British soldiers are assigned to kidnap a key Nazi commander.
An aging nobleman shocks his son-in-law with his romantic reminiscences.
A former resistance fighter against the Nazis suspects that one of the "resistance" fighters may in fact have been a Nazi agent.
A World War II commander jeopardizes his mission to endanger a colleague involved with his wife.
An insurance investigator''''s ex-girlfriend draws him into a web of blackmail and murder.
The legendary count tries to turn his enemies' women into his bloodthirsty brides.
The British navy fights to trap a deadly German battleship during World War II.
A scientist's attempts to create life unleash a bloodthirsty monster.
Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell, Christopher Lee, Dan Jackson. Cornel Wilde goes to Africa to help his brother mine uranium but, upon arrival, he discovers that his sibling has been murdered by a quasi-religious cult called The Leopard Men. Or at least that''s what his late brother''s two unscrupulous partners tell him.
After being branded a coward, a man travels to Africa to rescue his friends.
Returning to his home in French Morocco, an ex-army flier finds his wife dead and suspects murder.
Stanley Windrush has to interrupt his university education when he is called up towards the end of the war. He quickly proves himself not to be officer material. This leads him to meets up with wily Private Cox who knows exactly how all the scams work in the confused world of the British Army. And Stanley's brigadier War Office uncle seems to be up to something more than a bit shady too.
A small-town businessman is haunted by memories of an evil woman.
A British major leads a suicide mission to take out a German shipyard in occupied France.
Based on the true story about a sixteenth century Spanish king who harbored a deep amount of jealousy and resentment when he was spurned by the Princess he was in love with after she ran off with a commoner. He then tried to punish them both, resulting in tragedy.
When his colleague is killed during a chase in Kentish Town, London bobby Frank volunteers to become a dog-handler. Rex, his new companion, starts to take over his home life more than expected, to the irritation of girl-friend Pat. Frank just hopes the killer will re-appear.
French painter Toulouse-Lautrec fights to find love despite his physical limitations.
A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty young girl all find the city welcomes them and changes their lives in some way.
Potts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer (a plumber in the Colonies), leaves on vacation (holiday in the Empire) with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken for his new plumbing invention. Everyone is hunting for him, including the Russians. The Russkies find him and offer him a job in the Kremlin doing research (on plumbing he believes), he accepts, arrives in Russia and falls in love with Tania, a secret agent. And discovers the true nature of the plans he is carrying.
A pirate gets mixed up in a Caribbean revolution.
The famed 19th century hero defeats enemy fleets and courts an admiral's widow.
A Norwegian scientist builds a device that can convert sound waves into electrical energy. However, the machine is stolen by the scientist's wife and assistant, who head across the frozen tundra towards Russia. A police inspector and a local girl team up with the scientist to help recover the device.
An unscrupulous woman sponsors a musical prodigy and cuts him off from his family.
The film begins in a WW II training depot of a British Guards armoured regiment where recruits from many walks of life learn to survive the strict discipline and training together before going into battle in tanks. There is a cameo appearance by the real Sgt. Major Brittain who was famous in the British guards regiments.
In the 1890s Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all and seeks to find out.
A former war hero escapes from prison handcuffed to a young innocent.
A British commander fights to beat a Norwegian team in the search for the South Pole.
The melancholy Dane flirts with insanity while trying to prove his uncle murdered his father.
Two strangers meet when they both miss their trains, and end up spending a penniless day and night together. An English version of 'It Happened One Night'.
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Documentary on the making of New Line Cinema's "Lord of the Rings" film trilogy, based on the novels of J.R.R. Tolkien. Directed by Peter Jackson, the three films comprising the trilogy represent seven years of development and were made concurrently in over a year and half of production.
A retrospective of macabre cinema, hosted by Christopher Lee. Clips include "Frankestein," "Dracula," "The Wolf Man," and "The Phantom of the Opera."
A drama recreating the religious confrontation between King James of Aragon and the Jews in 13th-century Spain.
A documentary profile of screen actor Errol Flynn.
A documentary profile of screen actor Errol Flynn.
A proposed series of supernatural tales. Each story, which is to consist of five parts (stripped on a daily basis, Monday through Friday), is designed to be re-edited into a two-hour TV movie. The pilot episode, titled "Evil Stalks This House," tells the story of Richard Stokes, a lost traveler who
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The life and times of the late Pope John Paul II, also known as Karol Wojtyla. Miniseries will chronicle his youth under Nazi-occupied Poland, his time as a young priest in a country controlled by the Soviet Union, his rise in the Catholic Church to becoming the first Polish pope in 1978 as his leg
Miniseries that weaves together stories from the Bible. Focusing on the books of Genesis and Exodus, it begins with the story of Creation and ends with Moses delivering the Ten Commandments. It spans the biblical time when God's word is passed verbally from one generation to the next, from Abraham t
Two-part adaptation of Homer's "The Odyssey," the epic poem that follows the Greek warrior Odysseus (Ulysses) as he makes his arduous and event-filled, ten-year journey home to Ithaca after the siege of Troy.
Miniseries retelling the Biblical story of Moses, who is called by God to lead his people, the Israelites, from slavery in Egypt to freedom in Canaan, the Promised Land. When the Israelites are in danger of capture by Pharoah's army, God parts the Red Sea so they can make their escape. Later in the
When Phileas Fogg makes the claim that nineteenth century technology could enable a man to circumnavigate the globe in only 80 days, he's taken up on his bet. He then sets out to see the world by train, boat and hot air balloon
Faithfully adapted from M.M. Kaye's epic 1978 novel of British colonial India of the 19th century, this colorful miniseries (HBO's first) about battle, love and treachery and intrigue, as well as love and honor involving one of Her Majesty's cavalry officers and an Indian princess who has been promi
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Elaborate Harold Robbins fiction dealing with a handsome Israeli, raised by an influential Arab, who comes into conflict with his heritage when he is entrusted with managing his country's oil fortunes and must deal with a fanatical terrorist group led by his daughter.
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