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Anthony Quinn
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Date of Birth: Apr 21, 1915

Country: Mexico

Biography: Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to an ethnic Irish-Mexican father and an ethnic Mexican mother. After starting life in extremely modest circumstances in Mexico, his family moved to Los Angeles, California, where he grew up in the Boyle Heights and the Echo Park neighborhoods. In Los Angeles he attended Polytechnic High School and later Belmont High, but he eventually dropped out. The young Quinn boxed (which stood him in good stead as

Total Titles at Criticker: 132 - You've Seen 132

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Titles You've Rated: Actor (131) | Director (1)
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The Inheritance (1976)
ealthy patriarch Gregorio Ferramonte (Anthony Quinn) openly lusts after his new daughter-in-law Irene (Dominique Sanda). Seemingly resistant at first to the lecherous Quinn, Irene rapidly succumbs to his crude charms. There's a little more to the story than that: Sanda knows that Quinn is dying and that he hasn't yet chosen anyone to inherit his fortune. (allmovie.com)
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A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970)
The Merediths move to an isolated farm. Mrs. Meredith and the neighbour Will Cade become friends and eventually lovers. (imdb)
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Hercules and the Circle of Fire (1994)
Hercules and Deianeira go in search of fire to save the world from cold. All the world's fire are fast going out. Hercules' father, Zeus, is on hand to help (and sometime hinder) the two. (imdb)
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The Rover (1967)
Based on a story by Joseph Conrad, this 18th-century set drama is set shortly after the French Revolution and chronicles the exploits of a former counterrevolutionary pirate who befriends a mentally ill, naive young woman. Eventually his feelings of friendship turn to love and this in turn leads to tragedy when she falls in love with a French naval officer. (allmovie.com)
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Man from Del Rio (1956)
An uneducated Mexican gunfighter wins a town over when he shows his courage. (TCM.com)
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The 25th Hour (1967)
Quinn plays Johann Moritz, a Romanian peasant who experiences the horrors of World War II when the Nazis invade his country. Because local police chief Dobresco (Gregoire Aslan) is anamorous towards Moritz's wife Suzanna (Virna Lisi), he has the lowly fieldhand falsely labeled a Jew and sent to a work camp. Moritz's troubles continue to mount, as his wife is threatened with losing their property unless she divorces him. (allmovie.com)
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The Greek Tycoon (1978)
This lavish drama focuses on the jet-set's continual struggle for love and power. The world's richest shipping magnate romances the widow of a United States President. (TCM.com)
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Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in fact Amazonian women who are controlled by Hera. (imdb)
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Seven Servants (1996)
Arcie is an old man trying to go out of this world with an amazing concept. he hires 7 servants to plug all his body openings and remain plugged up for 10 days... (imdb)
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Bullets for O
A good wife's innocence is shattered when she learns that her wealthy husband is actually an amoral big-shot jewel thief. She learns this when he brazenly robs some of their vacationing friends. Naturally she wants to leave him, but he won't let her and makes her return to Chicago and stay quiet. He doesn't realize that a detective is in hot pursuit. Once in Chi-town, the thief abandons the wife and she gets a divorce. Unfortunately, she ends up accused of the latest heist. (allrovi.com)
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East of Sumatra (1953)
Tough Duke Mullane tries to open a new mine in the jungle, but the natives turn hostile...except for one lissome dancer. (imdb)
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Somebody to Love (1994)
Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money. (imdb)
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Where Do We Go from Here? (1945)
Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to WWII. (imdb)
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Hot Spell (1958)
Anthony Quinn and Shirley Booth play a married couple who cling and claw like cats in a bathtub in this sudsy melodrama set in steamy New Orleans. Booth does most of the clinging as a neglected wife struggling to reassemble her battered marriage to Quinn who plays a faithless husband in love with tender young Valerie Allen, something Booth tries her best to ignore. Unfortunately, despite her efforts, her children are not spared the spousal turmoil. Matters are not helped when Earl Holliman, the (allmovie.com)
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Seven Cities of Gold (1955)
In the eighteenth century, a Spanish expedition is looking for seven cities of gold in a territory now known as California. A very difficult task due the opposition of the aborigines, but perhaps a divine intervention could help the Spaniards to save the life. (imdb)
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Bulldog Drummond in Africa (1937)
Drummond, his girlfriend and his butler try to free an high post of Scotland Yard who has been kidnapped. (imdb)
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Waikiki Wedding (1937)
A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion. (imdb)
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City Beneath the Sea (1953)
Two American divers are distracted by fair ladies and skulduggery while trying to salvage a gold ship off Jamaica. (imdb)
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The Con Artists (1976)
Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip to escape. He will succeeded and from that moment on the two will join to defraud Belle. The swindle plot become more complicate when Felix falls in love for Philip's daughter. (imdb)
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Deaf Smith and Johnny Ears (1972)
The Republic of Texas has just gained its independence from Mexico. President Sam Houston fears the various rebels and interest groups that may take advantage of the Republic's newly won independence. He sends Erastus 'Deaf' Smith to put down one of the rebel groups lead by Mexican general, Lucius Morton. Smith brings along his friend Johnny Ears to help. Ears must do his best to hide Smith's handicap and to prevent their exposure when the rebel groups learns that a deaf-mute spy is among them. (imdb)
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China Sky (1945)
The conflicts of war-torn China are reflected in miniature within an American mission hospital. (imdb)
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The Don Is Dead (1973)
After his mistress is murdered a Mafia leader goes after the killer with a bloody vengeance. Soon after the hunt begins, a gang war ensues. (imdb)
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Seminole (1953)
At Fort King, Florida, in 1835, Lt. Lance Caldwell (Rock Hudson) is charged with the murder of a sentry. At his court martial, he recounts the story of the fragile peace between the settlers and the native Seminole Indians and how that peace is threatened by the strict fort commander, Maj. (Wikipedia)
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The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
A Russian man, released from a Siberian prison after 20 years, takes a strong religious stance against the world's problems, including nuclear war, and becomes elected Pope. (Yahoo.com)
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Ride, Vaquero! (1953)
Esqueda, an outlaw, attempts to force settlers King and Cordelia Cameron out of his territory. Esqueda's mother raised Rio as her own. Rio has loyalty to Esqueda but also feels the settlers should be able to stay. A showdown between the two raised as brothers is unavoidable. (imdb)
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The Magnificent Matador (1955)
Maureen O'Hara as the spoiled, rich, American preditor who falls head-over-heels for the brooding, tormented, about-to-retire matador, Luis Santos (Anthony Quinn) who has inexplicably run away prior to a corrida that was to occasion the "alternativa" of a young, up-and-coming bullfighter (Manuel Rojas). The mystery is solved 94 minutes later, after Maureen has conquered Tony and Tony has saved Marueen's life by caping a toro bravo with his plaid horse blanket. (imdb)
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Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur (1994)
Hercules has settled down with his wife and children, but misses the good old days travelling around having exciting adventures. Then one day he is persuaded out of his farming "retirement" to help a distant village which is being attacked by an unseen monster. (imdb)
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The American Film Institute Salute to Gregory Peck (1989)
Tribute to Gregory Peck.
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Caravans (1978)
In 1948, Mark Miller, a young diplomat, searches the desert for a politician's runaway daughter and Zuilifigar, her Bedouin lover. (TCM)
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Arruza (1972)
Boetticher's final release is an independently produced documentary about legendary bullfighter Carlos Arruza, narrated by Anthony Quinn. A labor of love, perhaps his most personal film - Boetticher himself had been a bullfighter before going into movies. Tragically, a car crash in 1966 took the lives of Arruza and some of Boetticher's filming crew. He only directed one other film, A Time for Dying (1969). Arruza was completed and released in 1972 to strong reviews but flopped in the theaters.
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The Long Wait (1954)
Hitchhiker Johnny McBride is badly hurt and loses his memory when the car he is riding in crashes. Two years later, a clue leads him to his old home town, where he finds he is a murder suspect. Johnny tries to discover the truth about the murder, while pursued by gangsters and several seductive women. (imdb)
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The Happening (1967)
A few hippies "go with the flow" and end up kidnapping a retired Mafia kingpin. (imdb)
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Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944)
A tuneful account of the life of Ernest R. Ball, composer of many popular Irish songs, including the title's. | (imdb)
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Mask of the Avenger (1951)
Disguised as the Count of Monte Cristo, a brave avenger strikes out after the Austrian-Italian war to bring traitors to justice in this swashbukler. (allrovi.com)
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Hercules in the Underworld (1994)
Hercules is finally a happy family man with his wife Deianeira, two young sons Aeson and Clonus, daughter Ilea and in-living centaur Nessus. When a trickster lures men to fight -using a fake- Eryx the Boxer, they are slain, so Hercules is called and slays the giant, but to Zeus' disappointment loses his temper when Hera shows by a peacock feather to be behind it again, and wrecks her temple. Nessus grumbles he's tired of the Herc-idolatry. (imdb)
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The Last Train from Madrid (1937)
The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.
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Knockout (1941)
In this boxing drama, champion fighter Johnny Rocket decides to leave the ring to please his new bride. Unfortunately, his greedy manager, unwilling to get off the gravy train engineers things so that the fighter cannot find work and must return to the squared circle to make a living. His ploy works, and the fighter resumes his career. He also begins falling in love with a sexy female sports writer. This causes his marriage to disintegrate. (allmovie.com)
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Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Hercules is provoked till he has no other choice then fight Gargan, a giant who had absolutely no quarrel with him- and decks the mountain of aggression easily. (imdb)
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Angels of Darkness (1954)
Tamara, a Roman prostitute, tries to kill herself throwing herself out of the window of the licensed brothel she works in. While she is being taken to hospital the other girls learn that, following the implementing provisions of the Merlin bill, their house is to be closed. Wally, Franca and Lola find shelter in the beautiful apartment of a generous former colleague, Rosita. (imdb)
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Camino de Santiago (1999)
Camino de Santiago (1999) - TV Mini-Series
Lieutenant Pereira is puzzled by the mysterious murder of a prostitute: it's the second time a woman has been found with her nose cut off, and a special plant known as a "goosefoot" placed beneath her corpse. Suspecting that the killer is basing his actions on the medieval board game of the Oca Brothers, Pereira asks Professor Rinaldi for help. His insight comes too late however: Tea, a young girl on a pilgrimage with a group of young offenders and their minder Leyva, is found murdered. (imdb)
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Thieves Fall Out (1941)
Eddie Barnes, tired of being a nobody and living with his parents, decides to cash in his mother's legacy and use the money to buy a business. Unfortunately, Eddie's mother has to die before the broker can collect the full value of the policy and the broker's gangster partner doesn't want to wait for nature to take its course.
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Ladies of Washington (1944)
Set in the nation's capital, the film delves into the living and working conditions of the girls employed in wartime government jobs. Jerry (Sheila Ryan), a Washington secretary, is in the doldrums because of an unhappy affair with her married employer. Michael (Anthony Quinn), a secret agent for the enemy, uses Jerry to get information on her boss. All of this has an adverse effect on Jerry's roommates, especially her best friend Carol. (allmovie.com)
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Tip-Off Girls (1938)
A federal agent goes after a hijacking ring that uses beautiful women to help it hijack the rigs of unsuspecting truckers. (imdb)
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Television Spy (1939)
A scientist invents a television device called the Iconoscope. Foreign agents hear about it and try to steal it. (imdb)
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The Buccaneer (1958)
The Buccaneer is a 1958 film, made by Paramount Pictures and shot in Technicolor and VistaVision. It takes place during the War of 1812, and tells a heavily fictionalized version of how the pirate Jean Lafitte helped in the Battle of New Orleans and how he had to choose between fighting for America or for the side most likely to win, Great Britain. (Wikipedia.org)
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The Plainsman (1936)
Wild Bill Hickok attempts to stop an Indian uprising that was started by white gun-runners. (imdb)
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Only the Lonely (1991)
A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker. (imdb)
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Song hua jiang shang (1947)
Unfortunate events beset a poor Chinese girl as she escapes from invading Japanese forces, narrowly avoids being raped, and seeks solace in a neighboring village. (mubi.com)
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R.P.M. (1970)
R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the hedy days of campus activism in the late 1960s. (imdb)
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King of Chinatown (1939)
Violence and death stalk the Chinese of a big American city, but one man, Dr. Chang Ling, and his daughter, Dr. Mary Ling, defy the racketeers who are responsible, and, against terrific odds, bring peace to their oppressed neighbors. (imdb)
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King of Alcatraz (1938)
A convict who has just escaped from Alcatraz Prison takes over a passenger ship. Two of the ship's crew hatch a plot to overpower him and rescue the ship's passengers. (imdb)
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The Wild Party (1956)
This is a Man ... as Wild as a Man Can Get. (imdb)
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Black Gold (1947)
In the early 1920s, in the desert near the Texas-Mexico border, Charley Eagle (Anthony Quinn), is Indian who owns a small, hardscrabble ranch and is training a horse, "Black Hope,". He thinks that the horse is capable of running in, and winning, the Kentucky Derby. Charley runs into a young Chinese boy, David Chung ('Ducky' Louie), whose father has been killed by a smuggling gang, while pretending to help him enter the United States illegally. (imdb)
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The Perfect Snob (1941)
Her mother (Greenwood) wants her to find wealth; her father (Ruggles) tells her to seek love. She (Bari) finds both in Hawaiian hunk (Wilde). (imdb)
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Island of Lost Men (1939)
A general, being held captive on a jungle, Is searched for by his daughter.
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The Old Man and the Sea (1990)
Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. Then a shark attacks and tries to steal his catch. Santiago battles with the shark for days. He returns to the shore beaten, tattered and torn, and his catch consisting now of mostly bones. (imdb)
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The Texas Rangers Ride Again (1940)
With thousands of cattle being rustled from White Sage ranch the 1930's Texas Rangers are called in. They manage to get one of their agents into the gang by making them think he is the Pecos Kid on the lam. (imdb)
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The Brave Bulls (1951)
Mel Ferrer and Anthony Quinn are perfectly cast in The Brave Bulls. Ferrer plays a star matador who is the idol of the crowds, an image carefully cultivated by Quinn, his manager. The matador is unbeatable until the woman he loves (Miroslava) perishes in an auto accident. Wracked by guilt and self-doubt, Ferrer is gored in his next battle. The rest of the film traces Ferrer's slow and torturous regaining of his courage. (allrovi.com)
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The Brigand (1952)
Carlos Delargo, son of a royal princess of Mandorra who has been banished, is returned to the kingdom to face a murder charge, but is freed by King Lorenzo, to whom Dalargo bears a remarkable resemblance. When the king is wounded by assassins working for Napoleon, Delargo takes over the throne, at the request of Prime Minister Triano, in a plan to thwart the traitors. He also falls in love with the king's fiancée, Princess Teresa. (imdb)
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Hunted Men (1938)
Hunted Men is part of Paramount's unofficial B-picture series based on the J. Edgar Hoover book Persons in Hiding. Lynne Overman stars as a middle-class family man whose even-keel lifestyle is shattered when he brings home an affable stranger (Lloyd Nolan) to dinner. The stranger turns out to be an escaped killer, who repays Overman's hospitality by holding his family prisoner. (imdb)
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The Imperfect Lady (1947)
Millicent Hopkins, while touring with a dancing troupe in 1892, meets Clive Loring who is campaigning in the English Midlands for Parliament. They fall in love and Millie remains behind at the home of her father while her friend, Rose Bridges and the rest of the company go to London. Lord Belmont, Clive's older brother, tells Millie that a marriage below Clive's station will jeopardize his future happiness. (imdb)
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Fatal Desire (1955)
There is a special kind of payment for "borrowing" another man's wife. (imdb)
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Emergency Squad (1940)
Betty Bryant is an ambitious newspaper reporter in love with Dan Barton, a member of a big-city Emergency Squad who are trained to deal with riots, cave-in, explosions, fires and other emergencies where lives are at stake. (imdb)
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The Children of Sanchez (1978)
Hall Bartlett directs the rural drama The Children of Sanchez, based on the tome The Children of Sanchez: Autobiography of a Mexican Family written by Oscar Lewis in the '60s. Anthony Quinn stars as the widowed Jesus Sanchez, a poor farmer struggling to provide for his family in Mexico City. Also starring Lupita Ferrer as Consuelo and Stathis Giallelis as Roberto. This is the last film in the 50-year career of international star Dolores del Rio, who plays the Grandma. (allrovi.com)
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A Dream of Kings (1969)
Anthony Quinn plays Matsoukas, a Greek/American ne'er do well, living in Chicago with his long-suffering wife Caliope (Irene Papas). When Matsoukas discovers that his son (Radames Pera) is dying, he decides that the boy needs to get out of the Windy City and recuperate in the more agreeable climate of Greece. All he needs is the money for the plane fare. One by one, Matsoukas' sources of income dry up until he is forced to fix a dice game in order to raise the cash. (allrovi.com)
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The Naked Street (1955)
A mobster (Quinn) springs a condemmed murderer (Grainger) because he got his sister (Bancroft) pregnant. (imdb)
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A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)
Set on the high seas, this exciting and often hilarious adventure story concerns a group of children who are being sent to England by their parents, who are worried that their children are missing out on a civilized upbringing. But while floating across the ocean, a band of pirates hijacks the ship, spurring a sequence of outlandish events. Starring Anthony Quinn, Alexander Mackendrick's adaptation of Richard Hughes' novel is a rollicking affair. (Tower.com)
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Across 110th Street (1972)
In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to break the case. Three small-time criminals are on the run with the money. Will the mafia catch them first, or will the police? (imdb)
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Guadalcanal Diary (1943)
Concentrating on the personal lives of those involved, a war correspondent takes us through the preparations, landing and initial campaign on Guadalcanal during WWII. (imdb)
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Barabbas (1961)
A movie in the same genre of "sparatus" but much more intense. This is the story of the man that was supposed to be crucified, but the people cried out that the Romans should execute Jesus instead. Spared from death, Barabbas (Anthony Quinn) lives a life of hell and persecution and constantly wonders why he should be spared from death instead of Jesus. (imdb)
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Gotti (1996)
Gotti (1996) - TV Movie
John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. He is known as the Dapper Don for his expensive taste in suits, and the Teflon Don because none of the FBI charges against him will stick. Life is good, but suspicion creeps in, and greed, rule-breaking and his high public profile all threaten to topple him. (imdb)
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Lust for Life (1956)
Vincent Van Gogh is the archetypical tortured artistic genius. His obsession with painting, combined with mental illness, propels him through an unhappy life full of failures and unrewarding relationships... (imdb)
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They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
This is the story of General Custer from the time he enters West Point military academy, through the American Civil War, and finally to his death at Little Big Horn. The battle against Chief Crazy Horse is portrayed as a crooked deal between politicians and a corporation which wants the land Custer gave to the Indians. (imdb)
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Zorba the Greek (1964)
An aimless Englishman finds he has a small inheritance on a Greek island. His joyless existence is disturbed when he meets Zorba, a middle aged Greek with a real lust for life. As he discovers the earthy pleasures of Greece, the Englishman finds his view on life changing. (imdb)
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Flap (1970)
Comedy based on the plight of modern Native Americans living on reservations. (imdb)
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The Ghost Breakers (1940)
Mary Carter inherits her family's ancestral home, located on a small island off Cuba, and, despite warnings and death threats, decides to take possesion of the reputedly haunted castle... (imdb)
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The Savage Innocents (1960)
An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police. (imdb)
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Ulysses (1954)
A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that talks about Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war. (imdb)
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City for Conquest (1940)
Cagney is Danny Kenny, a truck driver who enters "the fight game" and Sheridan his former girlfriend, Peggy. Danny realizes success in the ring and uses his income to pay for his bother Eddie's music education... (imdb)
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Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
The wife of marshal Matt Morgan is raped and murdered. The killers leave behind a distinctive saddle, that Morgan recognises as belonging to his old friend Craig Belden, now cattle baron in the town of Gun Hill. Belden is sympathetic, until it transpires that one of the murderers is his own son Rick, whom he refuses to hand over... (imdb)
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
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A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts. (imdb)
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The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969)
Bombolini is a fairly worthless drunk in the small Italian town of Santa Vittoria in the closing days of World War II. When word comes that the Fascist government has surrendered, he climbs a water tower to tear down the flag. He can't get down and someone gets the crowd to chant his name to give him confidence. The Fascist town council hears this and believes that he is the town's new leader.(imdb)
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The Black Swan (1942)
When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Carribean of Buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor's pretty daughter and joins up with the rebels, things are set for a fight. (imdb)
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Viva Zapata! (1952)
The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century. (imdb)
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Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)
Mountain Rivera is at the end of his boxing career after a knockout by Cassius Clay in the seventh round... (imdb)
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The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Two drifters are passing through a Western town, when news comes in that a local farmer has been murdered and his cattle stolen... (imdb)
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Jungle Fever (1991)
A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. (imdb)
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The Guns of Navarone (1961)
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel. (imdb)
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Last Action Hero (1993)
A young movie fan gets thrown into the movie world of his favourite action film character.
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.(imdb)
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The Message (1977)
In four decades only four... "The Robe" "The Ten Commandments" "Ben-Hur" and now... For the first time...the vast, spectacular drama that changed the world!
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A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
After returning from the war, Paul and a young woman meet on a bus as she's headed home from college to help with the grape harvest and face her Old World domineering dad. The woman has not married but is pregnant and she thinks her father is going to kill her... (imdb)
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Oriundi (1999)
In a love story set in Curitiba, Southern Brazil, a patriarch witnesses the crumbling of his life-long family business at the hands of his descendants. Suddenly Sofia appears. Is she from this world, and is she the key to this family's happiness and their hope for survival? (imdb)
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Revenge (1990)
Michael "Jay" Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years. He's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting trip... (imdb)
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956)
The timeless tale of the seductive gypsy Esmeralda and the tortured hunchback Quasimodo. (imdb)
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Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Three bumbling crooks buy a store so that they can rob the bank next door. When they soon discover the money they can make as legitimate businessmen, they abandon their plan. Trouble is, one of their cohorts, who's escaped from jail, won't let them. (imdb)
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Lion of the Desert (1981)
This movie is about Omar Mukhtar, a Muslim and Arabian rebellion who fought against the Italian conquering of Libya in WWI. The movie put a spot of light on this little known replion for the West, and uncover the savage means which the conquering army treated the natives and replions with. (imdb)
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Back to Bataan (1945)
After the fall of the Philippines to the Japanese in World War II, Col. Joseph Madden of the U.S. Army stays on to organize guerrilla fighters against the conquerors. (imdb)
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Blowing Wild (1953)
An oilman has trouble with bandits while drilling in Mexico, and meanwhile also has trouble with an old friend's wife.
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Warlock (1959)
The town of Warlock is plagued by a gang of thugs, leading the inhabitants to hire Clay Blaisdell, a famous gunman, to act as marshal. When Blaisdell appears, he is accompanied by his friend Tom Morgan, a club-footed gambler who is unusually protective of Blaisdell's life and reputation... (imdb)
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California (1947)
Epic account of how California became a state, featuring a wagon train, the Gold Rush, a wicked saloon queen, and an evil profiteer. (imdb)
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Ghosts Can
Scott and Kate are married and so in love with each other. Scott is over 60 years old, while Kate is at least thirty years younger. When Scott dies, his soul cannot get peace and he becomes a ghost who only Kate can see and talk to. Scott wants to return to life, and he and Kate make up a plan to let a young man drown so that Scott can take over his body. (imdb)
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The Salamander (1981)
An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the government. (imdb)
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The Ride Back (1957)
A troubled sheriff, a failure at everything in his life, tries to redeem himself by extraditing a popular gunfighter from Mexico to stand trial for murder. (imdb)
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Lost Command (1966)
Action war drama about French paratroopers during the Algerian Revolution. (imdb)
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Marco the Magnificent (1965)
Orson Welles plays the role of Akerman, a venetian savant, in this all star production of Marco Polo's adventures. Young Marco travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder. (imdb)
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The River
On the run to Mexico after stealing a million dollars, Nardo Denning (Milland) kidnaps a rancher (Anthony Quinn) and his wife (Debra Paget)--also Denning's ex-lover--and forces them to lead him across the border to Mexico. (RottenTomatoes)
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Dangerous to Know (1938)
A gangster tries to fix things so that he can marry a rich society woman. (imdb)
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The Passage (1979)
During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German. (imdb)
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Attila (1954)
Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the Romans "The Scourage of God", sweeps onto the Italian peninsula, defeating all of the armies of Rome, until he and his men reach the gates of the city itself. (imdb)
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Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
A Mexican bandit masquerading as a priest gets roped into helping villagers defend against an Indian attack. (TCM.com)
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Target of an Assassin (1976)
An ailing African leader is admitted to a hospital. A male nurse at the hospital kidnaps him, but it turns out that things aren't exactly what they seem to be. (imdb)
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The Magus (1968)
An English teacher arrives on a sleepy Greek island to take up a vacant teaching post. The last man to hold the post committed suicide under mysterious circumstances. Slowly but surely, he is drawn into a bizarre game engineered by a reclusive local magician. The deeper into the game he is drawn, the more he senses danger... yet cannot seem to untangle himself from the fascinating and compelling influence that the game is having on his mind (imdb)
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Wild Is the Wind (1957)
Giola, marries widowed rancher Gino (Anthony Quinn), who is haunted by the memory of his first spouse. The situation is dicier in Wind, since Italian immigrant Gino's deceased wife was Giola's sister. Eventually tiring of her husband's mood swings, Giola turns to his son, Bene (Anthony Franciosa), for emotional and sexual gratification. (imdb)
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The Destructors (1974)
When a US intelligence agent (Anthony Quinn) is unable to bring a ruthless drug baron (James Mason) to justice, he resorts to hiring a contract killer. But the man he is put in contact with (Michael Caine) turns out to be an old friend. (imdb)
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Against All Flags (1952)
In 1700, the pirates of Madagascar menace the India trade; British officer Brian Hawke has himself cashiered, flogged, and set adrift to infiltrate the pirate "republic." There, Hawke meets lovely Spitfire Stevens, a pirate captain in her own right, and the sparks begin to fly; but wooing a pirate poses unique problems. Especially after he rescues adoring young Princess Patma from a captured ship. Meanwhile, Hawke's secret mission proceeds to an action-packed climax. (imdb)
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Portrait in Black (1960)
Lana Turner and Anthony Quinn are lovers who murder Lana's cruel, but wealthy husband, played by Lloyd Nolan. Since Quinn is her husband's physician, the murder is easily committed, but blackmail, guilt and suspicion are the unanticipated results. (imdb)
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Behold a Pale Horse (1964)
Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. But his biggest enemy, the Spanish police officer Vinolas, prepared a trap at the hospital as a chance to finally catch Artiguez. (imdb)
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Tycoon (1947)
Engineer Johnny Munroe is enlisted to build a railroad tunnel through a mountain to reach mines. His task is complicated, and his ethics are compromised, when he falls in love with his boss's daughter. (imdb)
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Sinbad the Sailor (1947)
Sinbad the Sailor is gathered with other men in the harbor telling his adventure seeking the island of Daryabar, where the treasure of Alexander the Great is hidden. In his journey with his friend Abbu, Sinbad rescues and claims property of a drifting boat; he meets the ambitious and gorgeous Shireen and falls in love for her; he is chased by the evil Emir that is seeking the treasure to become one of the most powerful men in the world. He meets the dangerous Melik who also wants the treasure. (IMDb)
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Road to Singapore (1940)
Bing Crosby an Bob Hope star in the first of the 'Road to' movies as two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore - until they meet Dorothy Lamour. (IMDb)
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Avenging Angelo (2002)
A woman who has recently discovered that she is the daughter of Angelo, a major mafia boss, decides to wreak vengeance when he is killed by a hitman. She's aided by his faithful bodyguard, with whom she soon falls in love. (imdb)
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Road to Morocco (1942)
Two carefree castaways on a desert shore find an Arabian Nights city, where they compete for the luscious Princess Shalmar. (IMDb)
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The Black Orchid (1958)
After mobsters murder her husband, Rose Bianco works long hours making artificial flowers, to support herself and her son. Some suspect that Rose's demand for a lavish lifestyle pushed her husband to a life of crime, and they blame her for his death. Widower Frank Valente is attracted to Rose, and must convince her that real love exists. He must also deal with his own daughter, who has her own reasons for opposing his marriage to Rose. (imdb)
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Swing High, Swing Low (1937)
In Panama, Maggie King meets soldier Skid Johnson on his last day in the army and reluctantly agrees to a date to celebrate. The two become involved in a nightclub brawl which causes Maggie to miss her ship back to the States. Now stranded, she's forced to move in with Skid and his pal Harry.
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High Risk (1981)
Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American country and steal $5 million from the hacienda of an American-born drug dealer who lives there. The four Americans then succeed rather easily in stealing the money, but soon run into trouble trying to get back out of the country, as both the drug dealer and a small army of bandits each hunt them down trying to get the money. (imdb)
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Buffalo Bill (1944)
The story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, legendary westerner, from his days as an army scout to his later activities as owner of a Wild West show. (imdb)
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The Visit (1964)
Carla Zachanassian had a child by Serge Miller as a teenager. When Serge refused to marry her, she was driven out of town. By her own wit and cunning, she has returned as a multi-millionaire for a visit. The town lays out the red carpet expecting big things from Carla, only to learn that her sole purpose is to see Serge Miller killed... (imdb)
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Heller in Pink Tights (1960)
Story of theatrical troupe that travels through the Old West. (imdb)
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Blood and Sand (1941)
Bullfighter Juan Gallardo falls for socialite Dona Sol, turning from the faithful Carmen who nevertheless stands by her man as he continues to face real danger in the bullring. (imdb)
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The World in His Arms (1952)
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon. (imdb)
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La Strada (1954)
Gelsomina is sold by her very poor mother to Zampano, an itinerant strongman. She follows him on the road (La Strada)
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