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Cast (feature film)
Armando Alvarez has lived and worked on his father's ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch encounters financial difficulties, Armando's younger brother Raul, shows up with his new fiancée, Sonia. It seems that Raul's success as an international businessman means the ranch's troubles are over
With high school winding down, senior Jordan Juarez must come to terms with what it means to carve a future for oneself, and the role education, family and friends play in that decision-making process.
Hollywood talent agent Josh Ross is sent to Guatemala to lure an old Hollywood star, Jack Palladin, out of retirement. Arrogant Josh gets frustrated by the slower pace of life in Guatemala and disregards the community's interests, even though he needs them in order to find Jack. As he journeys to fi
Nikte, an 11-year-old orphan living in the year 1000 A.C., dreams of being someone powerful and important. So, when she discovers a prophecy about a girl of her age arriving to a town and being declared "Celestial Princess," Nikte deceives the public who believe she is the Chosen One. However, what
With Christmas approaching, Santa Claus has to contend with the fact that the North Pole is melting and find a way to rid the holiday of its capitalist nature.
At 35 years of age, Teo Arroyo's life is unremarkable and uneventful, until one day he becomes the victim of an inexplicable murder attempt and of an even more bewildering rescue. For many years a secret struggle has kept two mysterious armies in constant conflict, their war based on a belief in the
A fairy tale about the political and socioeconomic realities of Mexico.
Explores the miracle of Our Lady of Guadalupe and its impact on Mexican life.
Oscar Cabos, a multimillionaire tycoon, is being held for ransom--only his captors have nabbed the wrong man. Now, to get their money, they must find the real Cabos--which could get tricky since he's been counter-kidnapped by his future son-in-law and impersonated by his childhood friend (now his ja
With a family to consider, the courageous Zorro must now weigh the consequences of his secretive, crime-fighting, swashbuckling life: he has become estranged from both his wife, Elena, and child, Joaquin. His son, only knowing that ''papa is away on business'' has a difficult time dealing with his father''s absence. And his adventure-loving wife must maintain a level of normalcy for the trio''s home-life, much to her frustration. However, while Zorro tries to pull himself away from dangerous crusading, his heart speaks to him of a great darkness, and he prays for the courage and strength to, once again, put on the mask--realizing that there is a major threat brewing in California. However, his family falls into peril as he fights the dark forces, and thus, Zorro, is once again called to save the day against a new nemesis.
An alcoholic, chain-smoking investigator is urged by his hardboiled editor to uncover the true identity of the Masked Angel, a famous wrestler recently found dead in his mansion.
Based on the true story of Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his outrageous offer to Hollywood filmmakers in 1914 to make a movie of his life as Mexican General fighting the government. In exchange, he gained publicity and the money he made went to fund his war efforts.
Haunted and scarred by tragedy, El Mariachi has retreated into a life of isolation. He is forced out of hiding when Sands, a corrupt CIA agent, recruits the reclusive hero to sabotage an assassination plot against the president of Mexico, which has been conceived by the evil cartel kingpin, Barillo. But El Mariachi also has his own reasons for returning--blood revenge. The desperado returns with his two capable cohorts Lorenzo and Fideo. And the legend of El Mariachi reaches new heights of adventure.
Recently ordained a priest, 24-year-old Father Amaro is sent to a small parish church in Los Reyes, Mexico to assist the aging Father Benito in his daily work. Benito--for years a fixture in the church as well as the community--welcomes Father Amaro into a new life of unseen challenges. Upon arrivin
In 1876, years after losing an 1847 war with the United States, aging Mexican President Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna clings to illusions of regaining his former glory and popularity.
True story of Minerva, Patria, and Maria Teresa Maribal -- three sisters known in the Dominican Republic as "Las Mariposas" ("The Butterflies") -- who became freedom fighters rebelling against the dictatorial regime of Rafael Leonid Trujillo during the 1950s. Leaving a life of comfort, three of four
In turn of the century Cuba, Luis, a wealthy coffee tycoon, arranges to marry an American woman named Julia. When he takes Julia as his wife, he thinks his life is complete. But people aren't always who they seem and Luis's life begins to unravel. When Julia disappears with his money, Luis is forced
Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border. Finding the pistol proves easy. Getting it home is another matter. The pistol supposedly carries a legendary curse--a legend Jerry is given every reason to believe... especially when Samantha is taken hostage by a hit man to ensure the safe return of the pistol.
It's the 1940s and Juan Vargas is just a minor member of the Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), who finds himself elected the mayor of a small village. But soon, Vargas has grown power-hungry and with the help of corrupt politician Lopez, Vargas tightens his grip and expands his sphere of i
A security guard at a bank on the Texas/Mexico border carries on an affair with the bank president's wife. A gang of crooks arrives in town with plans to use the guard to help them rip off $7 million in drug money.
It has been 20 years since Don Diego de la Vega successfully fought Spanish oppression in Alta California as the legendary romantic hero, Zorro. Imprisoned for two decades, he now must find a successor to stop Don Rafael Montero--the powerful, former Spanish governor of Alta California who cost de la Vega his freedom, his wife, Esperanza, and his daughter, Elena--who is making plans to purchase California from Mexico''s president, General Santa Anna. Alejandro Murieta, a bandit with a troubled past, is transformed by Don Diego into a new Zorro who he hopes will help him foil Montero''s schemes once and for all. Tracing the heroic story of these highly-charged relationships, the tale follows the new Zorro as he assumes de la Vega''s mantle and enters into a romantic relationship with a woman close to his predecessor''s heart...
Africans on a slave ship headed to the U.S. mutiny against their captors.
Detective Lonnrot works in a city in the near future. His sworn enemy is Red Scharlach, who has shot a friend of his during a robbery. Several years ago Scharlach's brother died in a bar fight. Since then, the men have been trying to get at each other.
After being accused of a crime he didn't commit, a young man flees Mexico City and hides in Muerdago, a small village where his uncle, Ramon, lives, to wait for the confusion to clear up. Ramon, the richest man in the region, is childless and sick, and his nephew's arrival is a pleasant surprise. Ho
A television movie remake of the 1940s theatrical films and the 1950s television series about the adventures of a Mexican Robin Hood figure in Old California.
A retired lawman straps on his guns one more time to fight a vicious outlaw band.
Based on a true story about a group of doctors and student nurses who face a life-threatening situation when one of the planes in their convoy crashes in the dense Mexican jungle en route to a remote village clinic.
Old Max recounts his adventures as a young man when he acquired a precious amber stone.
After graduating from the Highway Patrol Academy, two best friends and partners take separate ethical paths. When one partner is killed, the other vows to catch the drug dealers who have taken his life.
A 72-year-old woman creates problems for her well-meaning but bewildered family.
Set during the 1910 Mexican Revolution, a young boy, abandoned after bandits slaughter his teacher and classmates at a rural boarding school, joins forces with a trio of juvenile thieves.
A young boy imagines a series of adventures inspired by a tv adventure show and Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel.
A young Canadian diplomat is sent to El Salvador for her first post.
A deranged hotel manager suddenly goes on a shooting spree.
Drug lord Franz Sanchez exacts his brutal vengeance on Felix Leiter, the recently married friend James Bond (Agent 007). In defiant response, Bond resigns from the British Secret Service and begins a fierce vendetta against the master criminal. Bond won''t be satisfied until Sanchez is defeated, and to accomplish this aim he allies himself with a beautiful pilot and Sanchez''s sexy girlfriend. But Bond, relegated to outlaw status, must battle agents on both sides of the law as he discovers the horrifying extent of his prey''s resources. In order to bring Sanchez down, Bond must survive a ferocious boat chase, a mid-air brawl over the landing gear of an out-of-control airplane, and a dramatic confrontation in the Mexican desert.
An American schoolteacher is kidnapped by Mexican revolutionaries.
A dramatization of the life of nineteenth-century American William Walker who embarked on a series of careers including politics, journalism, law, and medicine. Eventually Walker left all of these and became a soldier of fortune, and in 1855, declared himself the president of Nicaragua and remained
A year in the life of a Peace Corps worker in 1969 Colombia.
Peter Ustinov portrays the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot for the fifth time in this television movie. Poirot is enjoying a house party with his old friend Arthur Hastings at the residence of a retired American actor, Charles Cartwright, and his secretary Miss Milray. One of the other guests, The
A mercenary plots to overthrow a small African nation''''s government.
Six teenagers are on their way to Arizona for a vacation when they have a car accident. While hiking to the next town, they run into some drug smugglers and wind up running for their lives.
"El Tarzan" Lira is an ex-convict who decides to give up his criminal past and reform his life. However, a corrupt policeman blackmails him leaving "El Tarzan" no other option but to continue committing robberies. Adapting the genre conventions of the film noir to the Mexican context, Ripstein's film focuses on Mexican police corruption and questions the judicial system.
A drama based on the work of Father William Wasson, the founder and director of a home for orphaned children in Mexico.
A young businessman receives a cryptic message from his seafaring grandfather, triggering the search for a sunken treasure and an expedition threatened by sabotage.
Cast members are roused from their homes and shuttled off into the night. They are deposited in an undergound shelter and then watch as the world is destroyed by nuclear holocaust. Then the blood sucking vampire bats come. It turns out the whole thing is just a psychological test - observing the 'Chosen Survivors' under this stress.
A trim chiller that has a young couple inheriting an old mansion inhabited by demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.
A Texas sheriff wrecks revenge on a band of desperados who murdered his wife and child.
A Southern colonel from the Civil War raids locations in the North to find runaway slaves and sell them to a colony of Southern aristocrats who live in Mexico. An escaped slave named Charley and his friend Toby make it their business to free all of the 71 people that the colonel has captured.
The first live-action film from the famed producers of animated cartoons, beginning with Tom and Jerry, is a period western about a soldier of fortune who discovers that his wife has sold his ranch and run off with a Mexican revolutionary.
A doctor's battle to stem a diphtheria outbreak puts him in conflict with a police captain who is using all his manpower to track down a cop-killer. Many elements of this pilot film revive memories of Elia Kazan's stunning "Panic in the Streets" (1950). The original title until the eve of airing: "T
A pair of beach bums drift to Acapulco in search of a beautiful young woman and a sunken treasure.
A bitter Union soldier escapes from prison and seeks revenge against the man who put him there.
A cattle baron enlists Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid to help him fight a land war.
After the Civil War, ex-Union Colonel John Henry Thomas and ex-Confederate Colonel James Langdon are leading two disparate groups of people through strife-torn Mexico. John Henry and company are bringing horses to the unpopular Mexican government for $35 a head while Langdon is leading a contingent of displaced southerners, who are looking for a new life in Mexico after losing their property to carpetbaggers. The two men are eventually forced to mend their differences in order to fight off both bandits and revolutionaries, as they try to lead their friends and kin to safety.
A Mexican bandit masquerading as a priest gets roped into helping villagers defend against an Indian attack.
A story about a woman, Satin Carlyle, who has never told her husband, a wealthy art dealer, about her years as an international police agent. Her former partner in international intrigue, Jack Smith, appears on the scene unexpectedly, and persuades both Carlyles to help him catch a killer before sh
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A five-hour, two-part miniseries, based on Ken Follett's best-seller, that tells the fact-based story of how Texas industrialist, H. Ross Perot, enlisted the aid of legendary ex-Army Colonel Arthur E. "Bull" Simons to lead a daring mission into Iran to rescue two Perot employees held captive after t
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Faye Dunaway is the ambitious peasant girl from the Argentine village of Junin who claws her way to the top to help make her lover, Juan Peron, the nation's dictator-president and herself one of the world's richest, most powerful women. In her early forties, Dunaway was somewhat old for the role whi
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