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Armand Assante
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Date of Birth: Oct 4, 1949

Country: USA

Biography: Armand Anthony Assante, Jr. is an American actor. During the 1970s, Assante was a regular on two NBC soap operas, How to Survive a Marriage as Johnny McGee and The Doctors as Dr. Mike Powers. His first film was The Lords of Flatbush (1974), although the title credits misspelled his last name as Assanti. A role that brought him greater attention came in 1980's Private Benjamin as a handsome Frenchman who becomes the love interest of a U.S. soldier played by Goldie Hawn...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 85 - You've Seen 0

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The Brave (2019)
In an Albanian town known for drug production and trafficking an elite group of cops set out to end the war waged against the local police, (imdb)
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Con Man (2018)
The story of Barry Minkow, a young charismatic business man who becomes a wealthy CEO by lying, cheating and stealing his way to the top. (imdb)
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Darc (2018)
To bring down a global human trafficking ring, an Interpol agent recruits the help of a brutal criminal with inside knowledge of the yakuza. (Netflix)
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The Family Business (2018)
By day, the Duncans are an upstanding family who run a thriving exotic car dealership in New York. By night, they live a dangerous secret life. When they come under siege the Duncans will have to stick together or die separately.
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Blowtorch (2017)
Blowtorch is the Brooklyn story of Ann Willis, a recently widowed and financially struggling, mother of three. When her oldest son is murdered, she inexorably takes the investigation into her own hands. (imdb)
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Joe
After two tours of duty, Joe's life unravels as he waits for PTSD treatment. (imdb)
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You Can
When Bill Sullivan spends the last night of Mr. Phil's Bar hanging out with his friends, drinking, sex and murder ensue. Last call takes on a whole new meaning. (imdb)
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Diamond Cartel (2017)
The charismatic and ruthless Mussa makes a deal to purchase the Star of East Diamond from the Hong-Kong triad crime boss Mr. Lo - but not before being robbed via an inside job by his own people aka former lovers Aliya and Ruslan. Aliya's other former love interest and Mussa henchman gets involved setting up a veritable "who dunnit" love triangle versus Mussa over pursuit of his gem and riches. (imdb)
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The Wanderers: The Quest of The Demon Hunter (2017)
There is something real and scarier than vampires in Transylvania. (imdb)
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The Neighborhood (2017)
A brash group of hoodlums have been doing minor crime jobs in their neighborhood since they were kids until they step on the wrong toes and get caught up in a war with an old-school mafia king pin and their lives soon become hell on earth. (imdb)
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The Red Maple Leaf (2016)
A detective, who is deeply grieving over the tragic loss of his wife and daughter, becomes determined to find the kidnapped daughter of the U.S. Ambassador, no matter what the cost. (imdb)
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Stressed to Kill (2016)
To reduce his blood pressure after a heart attack, a man begins killing the people who are stressing him out. (imdb)
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Leaves of the Tree (2016)
A dying man struggles to discover the secret of a mystical tree's healing leaves.
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The Whole World at Our Feet (2015)
Only one lusted glance brings Aliya to the events throwing her into the criminal ocean. But in the wirliging of passions and turmoil when she finds herself at the verge of fatality it's only her true love that is the only rescue.Now the most important thing for Aliya is to preserve the honor and dignity and the whole world will be at our feet. (imdb)
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Sicilian Vampire (2015)
Equal parts Goodfellas and Dusk till Dawn. A reputed mobster Sonny Trafficante was hoping to get away to the family hunting lodge for a little rest and relaxation and create some memories. Instead what he got was a night he will never forget. (imdb)
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A Fine Step (2014)
When an expert horseman (Luke Perry) suffers a traumatic accident with his top horse, he overcomes his injury with the help of a young girl who helps rehabilitate him and the horse
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Hunting the Phantom (2014)
Timur, a policeman whose career is on the rise, is forced to break the law in order to save his fiancée, Keira. In so doing, he also uncovers the conspiracy of a global corporation trying to gain control of people's minds and change the course of history... (imdb)
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See You in Montevideo (2014)
A football team from Belgrade, former Republic of Yugoslavia gets a chance to go to the First World Football Championship, but things get complicated along the way. (imdb)
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Dead Man Down (2013)
In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by one of his boss's victims, a woman seeking retribution. (imdb)
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Guido (2013)
An Iraqi immigrant hit man, GUIDO, gets mixed up in a deal gone bad and is forced to transport a corpse across the country, with several Albanian assassins and the FBI on his trail. When his elderly, Mexican-American landlady blackmails him into taking her with him, he is forced to confront his past and, ultimately, find hope in the future. (imdb)
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Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn (2013)
After being released from prison, Bobby goes back to the mob connected streets. When forced to make a life altering decision the truth is revealed that he was too blind to see. (imdb)
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Assumed Killer (2013)
Could her husband be the notorious serial killer? or is her mind playing tricks on her?
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The Night Never Sleeps (2012)
In the course of a single night, New York Street Crimes Sargent Thomas Cavanaugh (Dan Brennan) and his partners Rourke (Stephanie Finochio) and Jablonsky (Robert Clohessy) hunt down the murderers of one of their task force, searching for information from the seedy denizens of a crime-infested neighborhood.
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Jesse (2011)
Nassau County, New York Police detective Jesse turns vigilante as she investigates her brother's murder and enters into a world of crime, corruption, and shocking deception.
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Shadows in Paradise (2010)
During a military raid to rescue in Iraq, Max Forrester's teammate and girlfriend Sasha, disappears mysteriously. Two years later, Max, who has since retired from the army receives a call from his former commander Captain Dyer, who informs him that Sasha is still alive and is in a place called Paradise Island, and also inform him that the army is ready to take action to recover it and accuse it of treason and desertion. (imdb)
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Killer By Nature (2010)
Horrific murders which once lived only in a young man's nightmares suddenly begin occurring in chilling reality in his hometown. (imdb)
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Magic Man (2009)
In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do the dark windows into Tatiana's past.
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Breaking Point (2009)
Dramatic tale of corruption and self-realization, in which one man has to overcome a deep seeded conspiracy and his own lingering past in order to gain the redemption he desires.
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The Bleeding (2009)
Surrounded by carnage, slaughter, brutal crashes and total mayhem, Shawn Black is in a race to save the world from pure evil. (imdb)
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Chicago Overcoat (2009)
The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score. (imdb)
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The Lost (2009)
The Lost (2009) - TV Movie
"The Lost" takes a more dramatic turn being a psychological thriller that turns on a American psychologist (Assante) turned bestselling writer who is forced to return to Barcelona to settle old scores. Meyer plays a past patient's sister.
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The Chaos Experiment (2009)
A deranged scientist locks 6 people in a steam room and threatens to turn up the heat if the local paper doesn't publish his story about global warming. (imdb)
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The Line (2008)
The unstable new kingpin of a Tijuana drug cartel is targeted by an assassin for elimination. (imdb)
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Shark Swarm (2008)
In the California coastal town, fisherman Daniel Wilder and marine biologist Amy Zuckerman discover the terrifying side-effects of man's attack on the environment: the environment is attacking back. After several locals are eaten alive by Great White sharks, Daniel and Amy discover the man-eaters are now traveling in unstoppable underwater swarms with a terrifying single-minded purpose. Now, they must venture into the deep to stop the Shark Swarm. (jbhifionline)
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The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Following the Civil War, recently freed slaves working on a Louisiana plantation are worked relentlessly but paid minimum wages. Sometimes paid only in "script," worthless money accepted only at the plantation's overpriced store, the workers soon become indebted to plantation owners. This creates an inescapable situation for these freemen looking to gain real freedom. In an attempt to better their lives, the workers strike...
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The Killing Grounds (2007)
Turkish and Neo Nazi gangs battle over territory and drug trafficking in Berlin, while a serial killer is on the loose. This action thriller brings several cultures together wanting to dispose of evil and stop the violence. (imdb)
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California Dreamin
Winner of the prestigious Cannes award Un Certain Regard in 2007, Cristian Nemescus film is based on a true story: a NATO train transporting military equipment is stopped in the middle of nowhere by an overzealous chief of a Romanian train station. Set against the backdrop of the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, the film explores with humor and gritty realism the impact that the arrival of the American soldiers led by Captain Jones has on the small village community. A cinematic tour de force not to be missed! (imdb)
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When Nietzsche Wept (2007)
Viennese doctor Josef Bruer meets with philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche to help him deal with his despair. (imdb)
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Surveillance (2006)
The story of an obsessive department store security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of blackmail, deception and murder. (imdb)
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Funny Money (2006)
Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's five million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well as he does. Soon they're joined by their best friends, a cop on the take, a cop on the hunt, and the dreaded Mr. Big, who has come to claim his million dollars. (imdb)
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Dot.Kill (2005)
A detective tries to hunt down a serial killer who broadcasts his murders live on the internet. (imdb)
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Confessions of a Pit Fighter (2005)
After a seven-year stint in prison, a weary man must return to the brutal world of street fighting in director Art Camacho's edgy drama set in East Los Angeles. Eddie Castillo (Hector Echavarria) is determined to leave h is past behind, but when his brother gets killed during a savage bout, Eddie goes back to high-stakes pit fighting to avenge his sibling's death.
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Two for the Money (2005)
Two For the Money is a drama of high stakes set in the adrenalized world of wheeler-dealers whose fortunes are won and lost betting on sports. Matthew McConaughey stars as Brandon Lang, a former college football star whose uncanny ability to predict the outcome of a makes him a prime candidate for recruitment by Walter Abrams (Pacino), the head of one of the biggest sports consulting operations in the country. (Universal)
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Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005)
Its codename is Sabertooth, a top-secret Russian stealth fighter jet that could tip the world's military strategic balance. But when someone begins assassinating the project's top test pilots, maverick CIA boss Henry York launches a surveillance of international arms dealer Dick Murdock. (imdb)
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The Third Wish (2005)
A bookshop clerk goes from the proverbial rags to riches when she's granted three wishes after finding a rare first-edition copy of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations. But will her luck hold out after she makes that all-important third wish? (Netflix)
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Citizen Verdict (2003)
Producer Marty Rockman has a new concept for a TV show. Every week a real criminal case will be shown before all spectators in America, that will be the jury too, deciding death or freedom. First contestant is Ricky Carr, accused of the rape and murder of celebrity Dolly Hamilton. But once they are investigating, it seems that Ricky may be innocent, though American people is against him.
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Tough Luck (2003)
A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife. (imdb)
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Consequence (2003)
A man does an identity switch to collect insurance money but finds himself in danger. (imdb)
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Federal Protection (2002)
"Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify against the mobsters and his life is suddenly worthless - unless he submits to going into federal protection. The FBI gives him a new name - Howard Akers - and relocates him to a sleepy middle-class suburb in Little Rock, AR... (imdb)
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Partners in Action (2002)
Jack Cunningham is an ex-cop who attempts to uncover a drug ring involving some corrupt former co-workers. When Jack is framed for murder, a young teenager decides to help Jack prove his innocence. Now the two must run from the law and the dirty cops. (imdb)
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One Eyed King (2001)
A group of childhood friends in New York City's Hell's Kitchen dream of escaping the mean streets to a better life, but find themselves still in the same place years later. Grown up and with families of their own, they're now enmeshed in organized crime, drug addiction, unwanted pregnancies and retribution from rival gangs. Armand Assante, (William Baldwin) and Chazz Palminteri lead a deep cast of tough guys ... and gals.
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Last Run (2001)
The Cold War is over for most of the world, but Frank Banner (Armand Assante) must rehash it every day because of his top secret work with defecting Soviet spies -- a job that resulted in the death of his wife. Now, Frank's being called in again to protect an ex-KGB official who's on the run from both the Russian Mafia and the CIA. The case unpredictably brings him face to face with his wife's assassin in this tense post-Glasnost drama.
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After the Storm (2001)
When a luxury yacht goes down in a violent storm the race is on to salvage the bounty at any cost, causing two couples to commit the ultimate betrayal. (imdb)
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On the Beach (2000)
Well, the world has finally managed to blow itself up. Only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. Only 2 months are left. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain by the Australians when it arrives... (imdb)
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Looking For An Echo (2000)
The lead singer of an oldies group reminisces about the good ol' days and a potential comeback. (imdb)
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The Road to El Dorado (2000)
The story is about two swindlers who get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado while pulling off some sort of scam. Their plan goes bad and the rogues end up lost at sea after a number of misfortunes. Oddly enough, they end up on the shores of El Dorado and are worshiped by the natives for their foreign appearance. (imdb)
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The Hunley (1999)
CSS Hunley tells the incredible true story of the crew of the manually propelled submarine CSS Hunley, during the siege of Charleston of 1864. It is a story of heroism in the face of adversity, the Hunley being the first submersible to sink an enemy boat in time of war. (imdb)
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The Odyssey (1997)
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This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, Odysseus King of Ithaca, and includes many more scenes of his faithful, beautiful wife Penelope dodging leering suitors at home than Homer ever composed! (imdb)
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Gotti (1996)
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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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Striptease (1996)
A stripper and single mother gets dragged into a dangerous situation after a congressman takes a fancy to her. (imdb)
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Kidnapped (1995)
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When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. When staunch Stuart dynasty supporter Alan Breck Stewart accidentally boards the ship, he takes David along on his escape back to Edinburgh. (imdb)
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Judge Dredd (1995)
In a standard comic book dystopian near-future Americans are ensconced in mega-cities which protect them from the desolation of the world outside, and the peace is kept by The Judges. This elite group who upholds "The Law" is police, jury, and executioner all in one. Judge Dredd, the most formidable and revered of the Street Judges, is convicted of the murder of a snooping reporter (imdb)
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Trial by Jury (1994)
Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done. (imdb)
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Blind Justice (1994)
Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. Cavalry officers assigned to deliver a shipment of silver are under attack from bandits. With some reluctance, Canaan steps in to help the soldiers. (imdb)
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Fatal Instinct (1993)
A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is seduced by a woman while his wife is having an affair with a mechanic. Lots of other sublots and visual gags in the style of Naked Gun. Check the rating ! (imdb)
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Hoffa (1992)
A film based on the story of legendary union figure Jimmy Hoffa. (imdb)
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The Mambo Kings (1992)
Musician brothers Cesar and Nestor leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, hoping to hit the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother, the business manager, and the ladies' man. Nestor is the brooding songwriter, who cannot forget the woman in Cuba who broke his heart. (imdb)
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1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people. (imdb)
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The Marrying Man (1991)
Rich playboy Charley Pearl meets Vicki Anderson, singer at a nightclub. But she's a gangster's-moll, Bugsy Siegel's, and when he finds the two of them in bed, he forces them to marry each other. (imdb)
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Q & A (1990)
A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector... (imdb)
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Eternity (1989)
TV producer James has an extremely vivid dream, in which he is a prince struggling to keep the kingdom at peace against the wishes of his warfaring brother, while at the same time competing with his brother for a woman's love. The figures in his dream match those in his real life, with his brother being an aggressive business man trying to buy James out... (imdb)
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Jack the Ripper (1988)
During the latter half of 1888 a notorious serial killer nicknamed Jack The Ripper terrorises the East End of London by murdering prostitutes in a terribly violent way. Public outrage follows. Inspector Frederick Abberline is assigned to the case but finds that it is not just a simple murder enquiry. Based on a real life event, this film claims to have had access to top secret Home Office files and believe that their ending is the correct solution to the age old mystery. (imdb)
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Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story (1987)
Follows the powerful leader as he builds an empire, and meets the love of his life. In the wake of transforming France into an undisputed world power, Napoleon falls in deeply in love with older beauty Josephine de Beauharnais. Years later, after Josephine passes away, the ageing general watches in despair as his once powerful empire slowly falls to ruin.
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Belizaire the Cajun (1986)
This inexpensive but effusively energetic film is set in Louisiana's Cajun country of the 19th century. Belizaire (Armand Assante), unofficial spokesman for his people, butts heads with local bigots who want to rid the area of Cajuns. Belizaire's former girlfriend (Gail Youngs) is now the common-law wife of the film's main antagonist (Will Patton), the son of a wealthy landowner. When Patton is murdered, the locals try to pin the blame on the rabble-rousing Belizaire. (allrovi.com)
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Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
Claude Eastman, is a composer and conductor. He is married to Daniella, who is half his age. While away on a trip he told his Italian driver, Giuseppe, to tell his friend Norman to keep an eye on her, or take care of her. But his english is not too good, so Norman thought he was saying that Claude wanted him to hire a private eye to keep tabs on her. Which he did... (imdb)
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Why Me? (1984)
Why Me? (1984) - TV Movie
Leola Mae Harmon, a pregnant military nurse who is the victim of a drunk-driving accident. In addition to losing her unborn child, Leola is severely disfigured by the incident. To make matters worse, her husband can't cope with the situation, and she sinks into depression. However, when Dr. James Stallings takes an interest in reconstructing Leola's face, her life slowly begins to get back on track.
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Rage of Angels (1983)
A young assistant district attorney is used by a ruthless attorney to get his client off. She is fired and almost disbarred, but fights back to become a top attorney, torn between two lovers: Morell and a married lawyer with political aspirations. (imdb)
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I, the Jury (1982)
An old friend of a private detective is murdered. The detective, Mike Hammer, will make every effort to find out the killer. At each step he does, there is someone taking advantage of his progress. (imdb)
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Love & Money (1982)
A billionaire businessman hires a man to influence a South American dictator. He winds up having an affair with the billionaire's wife. (imdb)
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Private Benjamin (1980)
When her husband dies in the wedding night Judy decides to join the army. What looks like a bad decision at first, turns out not so bad at all...
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Little Darlings (1980)
Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp. (imdb)
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Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980)
Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.
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Prophecy (1979)
A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside. (imdb)
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Paradise Alley (1978)
Three Italian-American brothers, living in the slums of 1940's New York, try to help each other with one's wrestling career using one brother's promotional skills and another brother's con-artist tactics to thwart a sleazy manager. (imdb)
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The Pirate (1978)
An Israeli man, raised by a wealthy and powerful Arab, is put in charge of his country's vast oil fortunes. He comes into conflict with a fanatical terrorist group--headed by his daughter. (imdb)
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