TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)
|Also Known As:||Died:|
|Born:||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Profession:||Production Companies ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Production Companies (feature film)
In 1971, Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee and publisher Kay Graham fought against the United States government to publish the Pentagon Papers.
Storyline is under wraps.
After orphaned Sofy is kidnapped by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), the two find in each other the families they never had as they work together to stop some bad giants from eating the world's children.
The film tells the true story of James Donovan, an attorney who was put into the center of the Cold War when he negotiated the release of downed U-2 spy plane pilot Gary Powers.
The fourth movie in the popular franchise.
In the final four months of Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency, the full measure of the man came to bear on his defining battle: to plot a forward path for a shattered nation, against overwhelming odds and extreme public and personal pressure. In an act of true national daring, Lincoln exerts eno
Agents J and K are back in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to pu
Six friends witness a train wreck while making a super 8 movie, only to discover that something unimaginable escaped during the crash. They soon discover that the only thing more mysterious than what it is, is what it wants.
Albert Narracott's beloved horse Joey is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France during World War I where he ends up in the dangerous "No Man's Land." Albert is too young to enlist, but goes to France to save his Joey.
The fearless young reporter Tintin is on the trail of a big story which leads him into a world of high adventure. He and his friends go on a treasure hunt when they find directions to a sunken ship, and Tintin must face the notorious Red Rackham.
Set in the desert Southwest in 1957--at the height of the Cold War--Indy and his sidekick Mac have barely escaped a close scrape with nefarious Soviet agents on a remote airfield. Now, Professor Jones has returned home to Marshall College--only to find things have gone from bad to worse. His close
It is the most memorable photograph of World War II, among the greatest pictures ever taken. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for photography and one of the most-reproduced images in the history of photography, the picture has inspired postage stamps, posters, the covers of countless magazines and newspapers, and even the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima," a picture taken by Associated Press photographer J Rosenthal on February 23, 1945 depicts five Marines and one Navy Corpsman raising the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi. The image served as a counterpoint for one of the most vicious battles of the war: the fight to take Iwo Jima, a desolate island of black sand barely eight square miles that would prove a tipping point in the Pacific campaign. Lasting more than a month, the fight was a bloody, drawn-out conflict that might have turned the American public against the war entirely, had it not been for the photo, which was taken and published five days into the battle. The photograph made her s of the men in the picture as the three surviving flag-raisers were returned to the U.S. and made into props in the government''s Seventh War Bond Tour. Uncomfortable with their new celebrity, the flag-raisers considered the real her s to be the men who died on Iwo Jima; still, the American public held them up as the best America had to offer, the supermen who conquered the Japanese--and then, just as quickly as it had arrived, the glory faded. For two of the surviving flag-raisers, life became a series of compromises and disappointments; for the third, happiness came only by shutting off his war experiences and rarely speaking of them ever again.
Twelve-year-old DJ Walters has too much time on his hands and has taken it into his head that there's something weird about old man Nebbercracker's house across the street. Things keep disappearing into the dilapidated structure: basketballs, tricycles, toys and pets. Come to think of it, whatever happened to Mrs. Nebbercracker? It's the day before Halloween and DJ and his candy-friendly pal Chowder have a run-in with Mr. Nebbercracker after their basketball wanders onto his lawn and is mysteriously swept into the house. When the house tries to swallow their new friend Jenny and no one believes the frightened trio's claims that the house is up to no good, it's up to them to investigate. They turn for his advice to the only person on the planet who might even remotely understand what's going on, the wise one they call Skull, a 20-something slacker pizza chef and master of the arcade machine who once played a video game for four days straight on one singly quarter, a gallon of chocolate milk and an adult diaper. Skull tells them the only way to stop the house from gulping down everything in sight is by striking at its heart, which the kids figure out must be the perpetually-fueled furnace in the basement. They come up with what seems to be a foolproof plan--a vacuum cleaner disguised as a human dummy filled with cold medicine. The kids offer up their bait to the house, figuring that once it's asleep, they can sneak in and put out the furnace with their squirt guns. Their little plan goes awry, though, and when the house starts chasing them down the street, they must join forces to once again make the neighborhood safe for trick-or-treaters.
In the years before World War II, a Japanese child is torn from her penniless family to work as a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri. Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the most powerful men of her day, but is haunted by her secret love for the one man beyond her reach.
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.
The extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it. Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
A spoiled boy is orphaned and has his life turned upside down when he goes to live with his uncle, a circus performer.
Viktor Navorski is a visitor to New York from Eastern Europe. His homeland erupts in a fiery coup, while he is in the air en route to America. Stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport from nowhere, he is unauthorized to actually enter the United States and must improvise his days and nights in the terminal''s international transit lounge, until the war at home is over. As the weeks and months stretch on, Viktor finds the compressed universe of the terminal to be a richly complex world of absurdity, generosity, ambition, amusement, status, serendipity--and even romance with a beautiful flight attendant named Amelia. But he has long worn out his welcome with airport official Frank Dixon, who considers Viktor a bureaucratic glitch--a problem he cannot control but wants desperately to erase.
An enforcer who catches people before they can commit crimes is framed for murder.
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIBs untarnished mission statement: protecting the earth from the scum of the universe. It''s been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. Kay has since returned to the comforts of civilian life while Jay continues to work for the Men In Black, the highly funded yet unofficial government agency that regulates all things alien on earth. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, Jay uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena, an evil Kylothian monster who disguises herself as a sexy lingerie model. When Serleena takes the entire MIB building hostage, there is only one person left Jay can turn to-his former MIB partner who is now a drone in another large government office, the U.S. postal service, and prefers simple pleasures like his wife''s cookies over standoffs with mammoth alien insects. It''s a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay-who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the Men In Black, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy-to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction.
A robot child dreams of becoming a real boy.
Anxious to fund research for his new theory of velociraptor intelligence, renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant is persuaded by wealthy adventurer Paul Kirby and his wife Amanda to accompany them on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. This infamous island, once InGen''s site B, has become both a primordial breeding ground for John Hammond''s magnificent creations and a magnet for thrill-seekers eager to encounter them. When a tragic accident maroons the party of seven, Grant discovers the true reason his deceptive hosts have invited him along. In their perilous attempt to escape, the dwindling group encounters terrifying new creatures undisclosed by InGen and Grant is forced to learn the dreadful implications of his raptor intelligence theory firsthand.
In this prequel to "The Flintstones" (USA/1994), Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble, recent graduates of the Bronto Crane Academy, have just landed jobs at the local rock quarry in Bedrock, and life couldn't be better. Meanwhile, life couldn't be worse for beautiful young heiress Wilma Slaghoople, wh
Wakko and Dot go on a quest to reach the magical wishing star.
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...
A hot-shot police officer gets mixed up in an alien invasion.
A few years back, venture capitalist John Hammond figured out how to recreate dinosaurs from DNA fragments encased in ember. He started a company called InGen, which placed the genetically engineered dinosaurs in a theme park on an island in Costa Rica. But the Jurassic Park systems broke down shortly before it could open, the dinosaurs got free and had to be destroyed, and the island was closed to the public. In the aftermath, everyone involved moved quickly to quash the story. InGen wanted to limit its liability. The Costa Rican government wanted to preserve its reputation as a tourist paradise. And the individual scientists who had been hired as consultants on the project were bound by the nondisclosure agreement to remain silent. But as Dr. Ian Malcolm is about to find out... something has survived.
Returning to their suburban home, Matt and Annie discover that their infant daughter has an ear infection. Matt calls the pediatrician who says he'll phone in a prescription, but during the night there is a power failure. With the phones dead, the pharmacist hasn't received the prescription and won'
Based on the British sci-fi series "Doctor Who." In this telefilm, the Doctor begins his unique travels through time and space in his beloved spacecraft, "The Tardis."
The largest storm to hit Oklahoma in more than half a century is brewing, and it promises to drop multiple twisters into Tornado Alley. It''s the storm that two rival groups of scientists--Jo Harding and her band of brash university students, and corporate-sponsored Dr. Jonas Miller and his sleek, crack cadre with their state-of-the-art research vans--have been waiting for to earn their place in meteorological history. Each team wants to be the first to launch their own equipment pack inside a twister to transmit valuable scientific data about tornado behavior. But to do so, they must put themselves directly in the path of the marauding monster--and stay always just ahead of the swirling twister, anticipating its every move. Adding to the charged atmosphere, Jo''s soon-to-be-ex-husband, meteorologist Bill Harding, reluctantly joins Jo and his old crew for this last, epic chase.
The story follows two writing partners who are lifelong friends as they spend a day batting around ideas for a script to submit to the Women Filmmakers Program. What's left unsaid, however, is at the heart of the matter.
The story of Heidi Holland follows the title character from a high school dance in 1965 through the present day, exploring her personal relationships, her feminist awakening and her successful professional career. Along the way she is supported by her best friend and loved by a man who cannot commit. Heidi's story speaks to everyone who has lived and grown and knows the joy and pain of the process.
Berkeley graduate student Finn is spending the summer at the home of her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe. Surrounded by orange groves in Grasse, California, her grandmother's house is a quiet haven where Finn intends to actually finish her latest thesis, this one on the rituals of women's
Casper, a friendly young ghost, is visited by a young girl and her "ghost therapist" dad who has been hired to exorcise the haunted house so its owner can find the manor's fabled treasure.
Behind-the-scenes look at the dinosaur special effects created for the feature film "Jurassic Park."
A photojournalist and a farmer''''s wife share a four-day romance.
Noxeema Jackson, Vida Boheme, and Chi Chi Rodriguez are gonna show America a thing or two about being fabulous. Dressed to kill, with their Dynel tresses tossing in the breeze behind them, these three stars of New York's drag-queen beauty pageant circuit have hit the open road in a 1967 Cadillac con
In their first theatrical short, the spirited Animaniacs--Yakko, Wakko and little Dot--bicker amongst themselves when their grownupfriend, Dr. Scratchansniff, takes them on a car trip.
When she doesn't make her uncle's football team because of her sex, Becky, the coach's niece, gets her own father to coach another team representing those who didn't make the cut and the two brothers face off in a high school football game.
A promotion moves Fred up to the executive suite at the Slate & Co. quarry.
Roger Rabbit and Baby Herman go on an amusing, disaster-filled camping trip.
Eccentric millionaire John Hammond has invited three dinosaur experts see his new amusement park before it opens. The park is on an island off Costa Rica and is populated by actual, living dinosaurs that Hammond has created using DNA harvested from pre-historic insects. The scientists are joined by Hammond''s two grandchildren during their preview of the park and the group is enjoying the tour in their computer-controlled cars until a storm knocks out power on the island. A park employee who wants to steal some of the dinosaur embryos takes advantage of the situation and sabotages the system, inadvertently causing the gigantic beasts to go on a rampage and forcing all the humans on the island to flee for their lives.
An ungainly young woman, a social outcast who lives with her widowed aunt on a ranch, becomes sexually involved with an itinerant handyman. When he, in due course, becomes involved with her sexier, worldlier aunt, she responds violently.
Four prehistoric dinosaurs, magically transformed into intelligent and gentle creatures, travel via space ship to the 21st century where they befriend a street-smart boy and a poor-little-rich girl.
A father-and-son team of rescue specialists work against the clock looking for survivors in a submerged building after an earthquake devastates a city.
The true story of Austrian industrialist Oskar Schindler, who harbored Polish Jews during WWII by using them as workers in his factory. Schindler saved 1,100 Jews from certain death.
British farce about the disintegration of a third-rate theater company on a tour of the provinces.
Fievel Mousekowitz and his family, struggling to survive in New York City, decide to head out west looking for adventure and a better life.
A grown up Peter Pan has to fight off the return of Captain Hook.
A deranged convict seeks revenge on the attorney who improperly defended him.
Based on Stephen Hawking's book "A Brief History of Time," the film depicts Hawking's theories on the creation of the universe and examines some aspects of his courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's disease.
Marty McFly drives into the Old West to rescue Doc, whose blossoming romance makes him reluctant to return, from the clutches of the villainous Tannen Gang.
Roger Rabbit and friends visit a country fair where Roger must once again babysit for Baby Herman while his mother consults a psychic.
In eight dream sequences, the great Japanese director explores his preoccupations with matters of life, death and art.
Chaos results when a developer levels the building which housed a purveyor of Gremlins.
Convinced that he''s dying, a man agrees to jump into a volcano to save an island from an angry god.
A doctor with a deathly fear of spiders moves to a small town invaded by deadly versions of the same.
Baby Herman, left in the care of Roger Rabbit, swallows a rattle and has to be rushed to the hospital.
A downed pilot plays celestial wingman to his successor in love and flying.
A busy executive ends up being his father's caretaker.
Sequel to the 1985 hit "Back to the Future," where Marty McFly goes into the future.
Three young highschool couples explore a "haunted house" just for fun, but when one of the girls is raped there by her boyfriend each must confront their own assumptions about sex and relationships.
A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder.
Concert film of the rock group U2 during their "Joshua Tree" tour of the USA in 1987.
Prehistoric adventure following the journey of five young dinosaurs who join forces in an attempt to reach a valley with an abundant food and water supply, where they can grow up and survive in peace.
A soldier-of-fortune helps a young boy survive in World War II Japan.
After Mr. Henderson''s car accidentally hits Harry, his life is turned upside down as he and his family make friends with the real-life Bigfoot.
Aliens in tiny space ships visit Earth.
A young couple living together commits to purchasing their dreamhouse with a sale price too good to be true.
A family of Russian mice is traveling aboard a ship to start a new life in America when their young son Fievel is washed overboard. Believing that he is lost at sea, they sadly start life in their new home without him. But in fact, Fievel has crossed the ocean in a bottle, and, once in the U.S., he
A group of five college guys decide to have their last fling between graduation and the "real world" during the early ''70s, even as the sceptre of the Vietnam War, still very real, looms on their conscience.
A young African-American woman fights for independence during the early years of the 20th century.
A band of young boys find a treasure map and embark on a magical adventure.
Young John Watson is shipped off to boarding school and meets up with the brilliantly bizarre Sherlock Holmes. The two boys strike up a friendship and promptly become involved in the investigation of a number of mysterious murders. When their curiosity gets them into trouble with a dangerous religious cult, Watson and Holmes must struggle to avoid capture while attempting to notify the authorities.
A young man travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married.
A wholesome, All-American town is turned upside-down, when "gremlins"--some impish little creatures--are accidentally unleashed and wreck havoc.
An extra-terrestrial is accidentally left behind on Earth and is befriended by a young boy and his brother and sister. As Elliot attempts to help his extra-terrestrial companion contact his home planet so that he might be rescued, the children must elude scientists and government agents determined to apprehend the alien for their own purposes...which results in an adventure greater than any of them could have imagined.
Ernice is a Chicago newspaper columnist who regularly reports on the corrupt behavior of local politicians. When one of his pieces about a crooked alderman proves too controversial, the paper sends Ernie out to the Rocky Mountains to write a lightweight article about reclusive ornithologist Nell Porter. Nell wants no part of the project and orders Ernie to leave, but since his guide is gone and won''t return for weeks, she relents and allows him to stay. Forced to put up with each other''s company, the two find a way to tolerate the situation, and eventually fall in love.
Production Companies (special)
A primetime special featuring the characters from the Saturday-morning series, "Tiny Toon Adventures." In this special, Plucky Duck falls in love and Buster and Babs Bunny's holiday plans are halted when a little girl mistakes Buster for the Easter Bunny and hires a famous fugitive hunter to trap hi
A primetime special tracking the adventures of the characters that appear on the Fox Saturday-morning series, "Tiny Toon Adventures."
An animated special in which Bugs Bunny tells the story behind the creation of a new generation of youthful cartoon characters, the Tiny Toons, who were inspired by the classic Looney Tunes characters.
A special examining the appeal of real-life daredevils and heroic figures compared with their fictional counterparts as portrayed in adventure films.
A special providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the feature film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" The documentary also examines today's most advanced cinematic special effects.
Misc. Crew (special)
An annual one-hour television special recognizing individuals doing heroic things for kids in our hometowns.
Live presentation of the 69th annual Academy Awards.
Live presentation of the 68th annual Academy Awards.
Live coverage of the "Family Film Awards," which honors feature films and television programs that are popular with and appropriate for all members of the family.
Broadcast of the 66th annual Academy Awards presentation.
A special featuring well-known songs from Disney animated feature films.
A special examining the life and career of Michael Jackson through private home movies, rare behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with celebrity friends.
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
A telecast of the 19th annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.
A telecast of the eighteenth annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.
A live broadcast of "The Movie Awards" based on box-office performance. Nominees are chosen from the top-10 grossing films of 1990, and winners chosen by balloting in movie theaters.
A special focusing on the life and career of actor/director/producer Michael Landon.
A special celebrating the fiftieth birthday of cartoon character Bugs Bunny. Also included is a tribute to the late Mel Blanc, the creator of Bugs' voice.
Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)
Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)
Primetime animated special featuring the more macabre segments from the daytime series "Steven Spielberg Presents Tiny Toon Adventures."
Frustrated by the havoc of directing the Christmas pageant, Buster Bunny reaches his wit's end, and in a moment of despair, decides to quit "Tiny Toon Adventures." A visit by a guardian angel helps Buster change his mind by showing him what Acme Acres would have been like without him.
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute