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Cast (feature film)

1.
American Music Awards 20th Anniversary Special, The (1993)
A celebration of the 20th anniversary of the "American Music Awards."
2.
19th Annual American Music Awards (1992) as Presenter
A presentation of the 19th annual American Music Awards honoring outstanding performers in American music. Winners are determined by the record-buying public in such areas as pop/rock, soul/rhythm & blues, country, heavy metal, rap and dance.
3.
Renaldo & Clara (1977)
Bob Dylan's 1976/1976 Rolling Thunder Revue concert tour is chronicled. Dylan is seen performing many of his well-known songs, and his wife Sara, counterculture icons Joan Baez, Allen Ginsberg, and several others perform improvised pieces between the songs. Skits are also included, featuring Dylan p
4.
Save the Children (1973)
This documentary records the concert held in Chicago in 1972 as part of Jesse Jackson's Operation PUSH exposition. Features performers include Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, and Bill Withers.

Music (feature film)

5.
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
The X-Men fight a war for the survival of mutants and humans alike across two time periods.
6.
Meet Monica Velour (2010)
Awkward teenager Tobe sets off on a road trip to meet Monica Velour, his favorite '80s porn star, at a rare live appearance hundreds of miles away. Instead of the glamorous sexpot portrayed on film, he finds a 49-year-old single mom living in a trailer in rural Indiana, performing at seedy strip clu
7.
Life As We Know It (2010)
An up-and-coming caterer and a promising network sports director, who dislike each other, must set their differences aside in order to care for their orphaned goddaughter.
8.
Pursuit of Happyness, The (2006)
Chris Gardener is a family man struggling to make ends meet. Despite his valiant attempts to help keep the family afloat, the mother of his five-year-old son, Christopher, is buckling under the constant strain of financial pressure. No longer able to cope, she reluctantly decides to leave. Chris, now a single father, continues doggedly to pursue a better-paying job using every sales skill he knows. He lands an internship at a prestigious stock brokerage firm, and although there is no salary, he accepts, hopeful he will end the program with a job and a promising future. Without a financial cushion, Chris and his son are soon evicted from their apartment and forced to sleep in shelters, bus stations, bathrooms, or wherever they can find refuge for the night. Despite his troubles, Chris continues to honor his commitment as a loving and caring father, using the affection and trust his son has placed in him as an impetus to overcome the obstacles he faces.
9.
East of Havana (2006)
The film focuses on the lives and friendship of three young rappers compelled to address their generation's future from the confines of a Cuban ghetto.
10.
My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Lonnie, Dominic and 'G' are three bachelor buddies from the hood who, after a lifetime of hard-partying, are in for a crude awakening when their respective girlfriends all get pregnant at the same time. The fathers-to-be embark on an emotional journey while learning as much about themselves as they do about love and fatherhood.
11.
Honey (2003) as Song ("My Block")
Honey Daniels has been waiting all her life to show the world her dance moves, and now everything she ever wanted is just a step away. For years, Honey's spirit and ambition have given her--as dancer and aspiring choreographer--the guts to move ahead, even when those who love her most have doubts ab
12.
Two Weeks Notice (2002) as Song Performer ("Where Is The Love?")
Millionaire George Wade doesn't make a move without Lucy Kelson, his multi-tasking Chief Counsel at the Wade Corporation. A brilliant attorney with a strategic mind, she also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her--it's George. Smart, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard-trained lawyer--and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots, on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits. Although George makes it difficult for Lucy to leave the Wade Corporation, he finally agrees to let her go--but only if she finds her own replacement. After a challenging search, she hires an ambitious young lawyer with an obvious eye on her wealthy new boss. Finally free of George and his 24-hour requests, Lucy is ready to change course and join her devoted boyfriend on an adventure at sea. Or is she? Confronted with the fact that Lucy is literally sailing out of his life, George faces a decision of his own: is it ever too late to say "I love you"?
13.
Ladies Man, The (2000) as Song Performer ("The Closer I Get To You")
Leon Phelps is a man with a mission--he's an affable but dimwitted Casanova, who considers himself the world's ambassador of romance--and he must pass on his message of love. Drawing on his own vast and personal knowledge of love--at least certain aspects of it--Leon dispenses advice to the men and women of Chicago about matters of the heart and body. He is always giving bad counsel about how to improve their love lives. Leon is earnest, inexhaustible and inexplicably attractive to women--he's the Ladies Man--and in his own endearingly innocent way, he only wants to do one thing: help the world with his expert knowledge of amore.
14.
Hasards ou coincidences (1998) as Song ("For All We Know")
Myriam is a single woman raising a young son. She meets and is immediately drawn to Pierre, an art forger with an interest in Soutine's work. They go on a long vacation together, taking in Paris, New York, and Turkey (where they see the original settings for the paintings). Myriam loses her camera -
15.
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987) as Song Performer ("Someone To Watch Over Me")
A cop acting as a bodyguard of a murder witness falls in love with the woman he's protecting.
16.
Best Of Times, The (1986)
Twelve years after dropping the winning pass in a high-school football game, a timid clerk tries to regain lost honor.
17.
White Nights (1985) as Song Performer ("People On A String")
A top Russian ballet dancer, who defected to the US, crash lands back in his own country. The KGB throws him in Siberia to live with an American expatriate and his Russian wife as a way of convincing him to stay in his homeland.
18.
Body Rock (1984) as Song Performer ("Teamwork"); Song Performer ("One Thing Leads To Another")
19.
Sudden Impact (1983) as Song Performer ("This Side Of Forever")
A vicious serial-killer is on the loose in San Francisco and the police trace a link to a small town further down the coast. When Harry Callahan upsets the press and the mayor in his usual style, he's shipped out of town to investigate while the heat is on. With the help of his new Magnum handgun Harry goes on the trail leaving behind the usual trail of dead criminals along the way.
20.
Romantic Comedy (1983) as Song Performer ("Maybe")
Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman. Based on the play by Bernard Slade (author of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR), this lightweight comedy traces the personal and professional lives of two writing partners over the years
21.
Making Love (1982) as Song Performer ("Making Love")
Claire and Zack have been happily married for eight years. She is a successful TV executive, and he's a prominent doctor. They share a consuming passion for the music of Gilbert & Sullivan, are sexually faithful to each other, and have just bought a dream house. But something alarming is eating away
22.
Bustin' Loose (1981) as Song Performer
Because ex-con Joe Braxton is a good mechanic, his parole officer sends him to see Vivian Perry, whose school for emotionally disturbed children is going to be closed because of lack of funds. Vivian wants to move her eight students out of urban Philadelphia and into the natural environment of a Wasington State farm. Joe is hired to fix the school's bus and drive them all across country. At first reluctant, Joe eventually bonds with the kids. And although the vulgar Joe and proper Vivian intially clash, the two of them become attracted to each other during the trip.
23.
Bustin' Loose (1981) as Song
Because ex-con Joe Braxton is a good mechanic, his parole officer sends him to see Vivian Perry, whose school for emotionally disturbed children is going to be closed because of lack of funds. Vivian wants to move her eight students out of urban Philadelphia and into the natural environment of a Wasington State farm. Joe is hired to fix the school's bus and drive them all across country. At first reluctant, Joe eventually bonds with the kids. And although the vulgar Joe and proper Vivian intially clash, the two of them become attracted to each other during the trip.
24.
Greased Lightning (1977) as Song Performer ("Maybe Tomorrow")
A dramatization of the life of NASCAR racing champion Wendell Scott. Scott's struggle to overcome racism and follow his dream of becoming a champion is seen, beginning at the end of World War II through 1971.
25.
Huckleberry Finn (1974) as Title Song ("Freedom")
Mark Twain's famed tale of a Missouri bad boy who helps a runaway slave escape to the North.

Cast (special)

26.
Kristi Yamaguchi's Golden Moment (2001)
Figure skating with Kristi Yamaguchi, Brian Boitano, Scott Hamilton, and others.
27.
100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll (2000)
Special that catalogues the 100 best songs of rock and roll from the last five decades as chosen by a panel of songwriters, performers, producers and radio DJs. The program features historic video and film clips of artists performing their most memorable tunes. Also includes comments on the selectio
28.
1999 Essence Awards, The (1999)
Coverage of the 1999 Essence Awards presentation from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Essence Awards highlight the contributions of outstanding African-Americans.
29.
1997 World Music Awards, The (1997)
Presentation of the 1997 World Music Awards, honoring the world's best-selling contemporary artists.
30.
1995 American Music Awards (1995) as Presenter
A live presentation of the 22th annual American Music Awards.
31.
David Foster's Christmas Album (1993)
A special featuring musical artists performing holiday ballads and carols.
32.
JVC NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL, THE (1992)
Broadcast of performances from the 1992 JVC Newport Jazz Festival.
33.
Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (1989)
A special celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, hosted by Bill Cosby and featuring excerpts from various dances performed by members of the company and by guest stars. The program is also a tribute to the company's founder, Alvin Ailey, who died in New York
34.
American Music Awards, The (1989)
A three-hour live broadcast from Hollywood's Shrine Civic Auditorium of the 16th annual American Music Awards honoring musical artists in pop/rock, soul/rhythm and blues, country music, heavy metal and rap.
35.
Season's Greetings: An Evening With John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra (1988)
A concert of seasonal music featuring conductor John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra, along with guest artists.
36.
30th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1988)
Live coverage of the 30th Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music recording industry. Broadcast from New York's Radio City Music Hall.
37.
Late Night With David Letterman Sixth Anniversary Show (1988)
David Letterman hosts this 90-minute prime-time special, celebrating the sixth anniversary of the "Late Night With David Letterman" show. Taped January 24, 1988 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
38.
Capitol Fourth -- 1987, A (1987)
A live concert broadcast from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. celebrating Independence Day. The performance is capped by a fireworks display.
39.
Tribute to American Music: Jerome Kern, A (1987)
The fourth in a series of four specials focusing on the works of popular American composers. The music of Jerome Kern is highlighted in this segment, which was taped in the East Room of the White House on October 18, 1987 before an audience that included President and Mrs. Reagan.
40.
America Picks the No. 1 Songs (1986)
A music-filled look at America's favorite songs, as viewers vote for songs of three decades, 1955-65, 1965-75, and 1975-85. Top artists of these years perform and nominees for the number one song are presented on film and tape.
41.
28th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1986)
Celebrity performers and presenters participate in a three-hour live special, originating from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, during which the winners of the Grammys, the recording industry's highest honor, are announced.
42.
All Star Party For Clint Eastwood (1986)
Variety Clubs International honors Clint Eastwood in the eleventh annual salute to an entertainment industry figure for career and humanitarian achievements.
43.
Music Central (1981)
Live performances by the top names in music. The program also features film clips and interviews as it spotlights recording artists.
44.
Marlo Thomas and Friends in Free to Be... You and Me (1974)
The program, aimed primarily at children, interrelates music, songs, stories, and poems, all designed to encourage children to be believe in themselves as individuals.
45.
Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly (1973) as Guest
A tribute to jazz great Duke Ellington.
46.
Roberta Flack... The First Time Ever (1973) as Host
An hour of music and songs with singer/songwriter Roberta Flack.
47.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono Present the One-to-One Concert (1972)
An edited-for-television version of John and Yoko's benefit for the Willowbrook Institution for Retarded Children.
48.
Monsanto Presents Mancini (1971)
The first of three programs, sponsored by the Monsanto Corporation, to feature the music and songs of composer Henry Mancini.

Music (special)

49.
Winter Solstice on Ice (1999) as Song Performer ("The Gift")
Figure skating special from Kemi, Finland, home of the annually built, three-story ice palace. The special features music from Windham Hill artists.
50.
1997 World Music Awards, The (1997) as Song Performer ("Killing Me Softly")
Presentation of the 1997 World Music Awards, honoring the world's best-selling contemporary artists.
51.
David Foster's Christmas Album (1993) as Song Performer ("I'Ll Be Home For Christmas")
A special featuring musical artists performing holiday ballads and carols.
52.
Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey (1989) as Song Performer ("Your Face")
A special celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, hosted by Bill Cosby and featuring excerpts from various dances performed by members of the company and by guest stars. The program is also a tribute to the company's founder, Alvin Ailey, who died in New York
53.
Capitol Fourth -- 1987, A (1987) as Song Performer ("The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face")
A live concert broadcast from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. celebrating Independence Day. The performance is capped by a fireworks display.
54.
All Star Party For Clint Eastwood (1986) as Song Performer ("The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face")
Variety Clubs International honors Clint Eastwood in the eleventh annual salute to an entertainment industry figure for career and humanitarian achievements.
55.
Legend of Paul Bunyan and the Legend of John Henry, The (1978) as Song Performer ("The Legend Of John Henry")
Animated adaptations about two legendary folk heroes. "The Legend of Paul Bunyon" relates the adventures of the mighty logger, a man who, as legend has it, could stand in Illinois and cast a shadow all the way across Missouri to Kansas. "The Legend of John Henry" is the story of the greatest steel-d
56.
Tiny Tree, The (1977) as Song Performer ("To Love And Be Loved" "When Autumn Comes")
One spring, a lonely little girl, prevented by an accident from running and playing with other children, moves with her family into a farmhouse near a small whispering pine. As the days pass, the forest animals and the pine tree befriend the girl and together they begin to share the joys of the seas

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