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Christopher Plummer
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Date of Birth: Dec 13, 1929

Country: Canada

Biography: Christopher Plummer, CC is a Canadian theatre, film and television actor. In a career that spans over five decades and includes substantial roles in film, television, and theatre, Plummer is perhaps best known for the role of Captain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music. His most recent film roles include the Disney-Pixar 2009 film Up as Charles Muntz, the Shane Acker production 9 as 1, The Last Station as Leo Tolstoy, and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus... (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 133 - You've Seen 133

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Titles You've Ranked (133)
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Priest Priest (2011)
Summary: A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece. (imdb)
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Full Disclosure Full Disclosure (2001)
Summary: A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist. (imdb)
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Oedipus the King Oedipus the King (1968)
Summary: This classic (Greek) tale tells how a noble youth accidentally marries his own mother, kills his own father (deliberately) and ends up paying a terrible price for invoking the wrath of the Gods. (imdb)
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Autumn Hearts: A New Beginning Autumn Hearts: A New Beginning (2007)
Summary: A film based on the novel by Matt Cohen, about the emotional consequences for three Holocaust survivors when they are reunited decades later.
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The Shadow Box The Shadow Box (1980)  - TV Movie
Summary: Moving in a slow, deliberate fashion, the film concerns three terminally ill people. Their stories intertwine as the unfortunate spend their last days with their families in a cottage-complex hospice. (The New York Times)
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Crackerjack Crackerjack (1994)
Summary: A cop in vacation in a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals. (imdb)
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Mindfield Mindfield (1989)
Summary: When a police detective kills a criminal, this traumatic event triggers a locked memory, he didn't know he had, of him being a subject of a CIA experiment. (imdb)
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A Ghost in Monte Carlo A Ghost in Monte Carlo (1990)  - TV Movie
Summary: Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. (imdb)
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Nuremberg - Les nazis face a leurs crimes Nuremberg - Les nazis face a leurs crimes (2006)
Summary: Using footage filmed by John Ford and his crew, this documentary allows us a first-hand glimpse of the Nuremberg Trials.
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American Tragedy American Tragedy (2000)  - TV Movie
Summary: Behind the scenes look at O.J Simpson's legal team. What started out as the dream team ended up a fractured nightmare.
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The Boss The Boss' Wife (1986)
Summary: A full-bodied comedy about boardroom and bedroom politics. (imdb)
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Barrymore Barrymore (2011)
Summary: When the great Canadian actor Christopher Plummer took on the mammoth task of portraying John Barrymore, an actor of equally towering stature, for the stage production of Barrymore, true artistry met with insight, wit and deep pathos.
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The Velveteen Rabbit The Velveteen Rabbit (1985)  - TV Movie
Summary: Velvee, a stuffed bunny toy, is given to young Robert for Christmas. Soon, Velvee becomes loved best of all out of all of Robert's toys. But when Robert takes ill, everything he's come into contact with must be destroyed -- so it's up to the Nursery Fairy to rescue the velveteen rabbit. (listal.com)
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Liar Liar's Edge (1992)
Summary: A child is traumatized when his father, a stuntman, dies in an attempt to go over Niagara Falls. Later, his mother meets and marries a truck driver, and things seem to be going OK. Then the new husband's creepy brother shows up, and the boy begins to get a sense that neither of the brothers is quite what they claim to be. (imdb)
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The Captains The Captains (2011)
Summary: The Captains is a feature length documentary film written and directed by William Shatner. The film follows Shatner as he interviews the other actors whom have portrayed Starship captains within the illustrious science-fiction franchise. (imdb)
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Already Dead Already Dead (2007)
Summary: When Thomas Archer's happy & successful life is all but ruined following a horrific attack he is presented with a perfect opportunity to exact physical revenge upon the man who caused all his grief. However the immediate consequences of his actions and inactions are much more complicated than he imagined. Who will survive? (imdb)
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Beginners Beginners (2011)
Summary: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
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The Last Station The Last Station (2009)
Summary: Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.
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Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic (1993)  - Direct-to-Video
Summary: This made-for-video documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Ben-Hur, a classic which has seen many incarnations on the silver screen, but perhaps most notably as William Wyler's 1959 epic. Includes footage from all three film versions of the tale, as well as discussion of the impact they had on later filmmakers. (imdb)
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Prototype Prototype (1983)  - TV Movie
Summary: An intelligent android (Michael) constructed by a research team is taken outdoors and successfully passed off as human in a trial run. When the government hears of this, they order their own set of tests in Washington. When the project leader realizes the military want the android for a soldier, he can't accept it, and he and Michael go into hiding to avoid their clutches. (imdb)
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The Happy Prince The Happy Prince (1974)  - Short Film
Summary: A statue of a prince sees all the bad things happening in his city. It makes friends with a swallow and together they try to help the poor and weak.
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Possessed Possessed (2000)  - TV Movie
Summary: An 11 year old boy starts throwing temper tantrums, vomiting on and attacking people, and swearing uncontrollably. Furnature begin to move on its own when he is around, and he doesnt remember any of it. After giving up on the protestants, the boys parents turn to the catholic church for help. Father Bowden is a WWII veteran who is experiencing nightmares, flashbacks and other personal problems, including alcoholism. He is recruited by the archbishop to perform a series of exorcisms. (imdb)
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Conduct Unbecoming Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
Summary: A company of British soldiers in colonial India is shaken when the widow of their most honored hero is assaulted. A young officer must defend a fellow lieutenant from the charges in an unusual court-martial, while investigating the deepening mystery behind the attack. (imdb)
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9 9 (2009)
Summary: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world where all humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction.
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Dial M for Murder Dial M for Murder (1981)  - TV Movie
Summary: A London businessman concocts an intricate plan to murder his unfaithful wife for her money. (imdb)
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Stage Struck Stage Struck (1958)
Summary: The movie tells the story of Eva, a girl who comes to New York in order to become a great actress. With hard work she succeeds in working at a theater and finally gets her chance on stage after a lot of changes and difficulties. (imdb)
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My Dog Tulip My Dog Tulip (2009)
Summary: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends. (imdb)
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A Hazard of Hearts A Hazard of Hearts (1987)  - TV Movie
Summary: When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced that this time he will not lose. Unfortunately, however, he does lose; to the evil Lord Wrotham... (imdb)
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Ordeal by Innocence Ordeal by Innocence (1985)
Summary: Paleontologist Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to give them an address book that belongs to Jack Argyle. But he is told that Jack has been executed for the murder of his wife. But the address book can prove that Jack was innocent, so Dr. Calgary starts the investigation all over. (imdb)
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The Arrow The Arrow (1997)  - TV Movie
Summary: Semi-fictional story about how Canada built the most advanced interceptor aircraft in the world during 1950's and the politics behind the projects cancellation.
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Sarajevski atentat Sarajevski atentat (1975)
Summary: Historical depiction of the events preceding the political murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, would-be emperor of the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Sarajevo, June 28, 1914. A World War would start there, that some claim has not yet ended - merely changed fighting grounds once in a while (imdb)
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International Velvet International Velvet (1978)
Summary: A charming sequel to the hit National Valvet follows our young heroine and her trusty steed overseas. (imdb)
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Winchell Winchell (1998)  - TV Movie
Summary: This powerful HBO biographical drama recounts the rise and fall of Walter Winchell, a gossip columnist and reporter who changed the face of news reporting. (msn.com - Sandra Brennan, Rovi)
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Summary: Journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Craig) is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander (Mara), a young computer hacker. (imdb)
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Danny Collins Danny Collins (2015)
Summary: An old letter written to him by John Lennon and Yoko Ono inspires an aging musician to live life differently, and he sets out to reconnect with his biological daughter. (imdb)
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Pixies Pixies (2015)
Summary: Joe Beck has lost the love of his life thanks to a Pixie's Curse and he now needs to figure out how to get his girl back, learn more about the mysterious Pixies and undo a bad deed he did long ago. (imdb)
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Remember Remember (2015)
Summary: The darkest chapter of the 20th century collides with a contemporary mission of revenge.
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Madeline and the Bad Hat Madeline and the Bad Hat (1991)  - TV Movie
Summary: The Spanish Ambassador and his family move into the house next to the convent. The son, Pepito, proves to be what Madeline calls "a bad hat"; an ill-mannered, mischievious braggart. One day, Pepito offers a cat to a pack of excited dogs and is hurt in the ensuing chaos. Madeline and Miss Clavel rescue him and Pepito vows to mend his ways. Pepito the angel is bothersome too - he frees the animals at the zoo! Madeline helps to put them back and they say farewell to the bad hat. (youtube)
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The Forger The Forger (2015)
Summary: The world's best art forger makes a deal with a crime syndicate to get an early release from prison, but in return he must pull of an impossible heist - he must forge a painting by Claude Monet, steal the original from a museum, and replace it with a replica so perfect that no one will notice. He enlists the help of his father and son and together they plan the heist of their lives. (imdb)
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Elsa & Fred Elsa & Fred (2014)
Summary: The story of two people who, at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. (imdb)
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Madeline and the Gypsies Madeline and the Gypsies (1991)  - TV Movie
Summary: Miss Clavel puts the girls to bed after a wonderful day at the fair and discovers that Madeline are her friend Pepito were left behind. The Gypsy Mama rescues them from the ferris wheel and makes them a pan of their travelling circus. (imdb)
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Howard Lovecraft & the Frozen Kingdom Howard Lovecraft & the Frozen Kingdom (2016)
Summary: After visiting his father in Arkham Sanitarium, young Howard Lovecraft accidentally uses the legendary Necronomicon to open a portal to a strange frozen world filled with horrifying creatures and a great adventure. (imdb)
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Madeline Madeline (1998)  - TV Series
Summary: A young girl embarks on a series of misadventures, causing her friends and teachers to be worrisome. Based on the children's books. (imdb)
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Riel Riel (1979)  - TV Movie
Summary: A film about the actions of the Metis rebel leader who opposed the Canadian government in two separate rebellions.
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Boundaries Boundaries (2018)
Summary: Laura and her son Henry are forced to drive her estranged, pot-dealing, carefree father Jack across country after being kicked out of a nursing home. (imdb)
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The Star The Star (2017)
Summary: A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.
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The Man Who Invented Christmas The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
Summary: The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.
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The Exception The Exception (2016)
Summary: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation. (imdb)
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All the Money in the World All the Money in the World (2017)
Summary: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. (imdb)
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Madeline Madeline's Rescue (1990)  - TV Movie
Summary: Madeline falls into the Seine and is rescued by a courageous dog. (youtube)
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Hector and the Search for Happiness Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
Summary: A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness. (imdb)
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Blackheart Blackheart (1998)
Summary: Ray and Annette are a couple who scam, lie and seduce to get wealth from unspecting wealthy people. (imdb)
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The Assignment The Assignment (1977)
Summary: Christopher Plummer stars in The Assignment as a police captain. The setting is an un-named Latin American country, where a high-ranking official is murdered. The incident threatens to tear apart not only the country but its neighboring republics. A calm, selfless diplomat (Thomas Heilberg) is called in from Sweden to mediate between the local police, politicians, and revolutionaries. (allmovie.com)
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Our Fathers Our Fathers (2005)  - TV Movie
Summary: In the 1970s and 1980s a scandal was brewing in the Boston diocese of the Roman Catholic Church. Pedophile priests, especially Father John Geoghan, were sexually molesting young boys. Although the Cardinal at the time, Bernard Law, was made aware of the evil acts committed by Geoghan & other priests, he sided with the priests and quietly moved them from one church to the next, and kept the matter a secret from the authorities. Years later, the victims start to come forward... (imdb)
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The Spiral Staircase The Spiral Staircase (1975)
Summary: This made-for-television remake of a taut thriller from 1946 concerns a small-town psycho stalking disabled female victims, whom he shoots with a silencer pistol. His next intended prey is a poor young woman who cannot speak. (allrovi.com)
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Highpoint Highpoint (1982)
Summary: James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia/CIA operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money, while saving the beautiful Lise Hatcher (hopefully for himself). (imdb)
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Caesar And Cleopatra Caesar And Cleopatra (2009)
Summary: Shaw's legendary wit turns political drama into sparkling comedy when veteran strategist Julius Caesar becomes mentor to the enchanting teenage queen of Roman-occupied Egypt. Their first encounter under a desert moon will lead to a shift in the course of history, as Cleopatra gradually overcomes her timidity to become a determined player in the game of power politics. (imdb)
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Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)  - TV Movie
Summary: Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war. (imdb)
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The Legend of Sarila The Legend of Sarila (2013)
Summary: Three young Inuits set off in search of a promised land to save their clan from starvation. (imdb)
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Danielle Steel Danielle Steel's Secrets (1992)  - TV Movie
Summary: Producer Mel Wexler is putting together a night-time soap opera with a stellar cast, but each has his own little secret: Zach is a leading man apparently being blackmailed; Jane was a former daytime soap star who had to abruptly leave; Bill is a male model whose marital status is secret; Gaby a struggling actress; and Sabina is a legendary film star who must now take a role on a television series due to a serious "involvement" in San Francisco. One by one, their secrets unfold.
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Titans of the Ice Age Titans of the Ice Age (2013)
Summary: Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Dazzling computer-generated imagery brings this mysterious era to life - from saber-toothed cats and giant sloths to the iconic mammoths, giants both feared and hunted by prehistoric humans. (imdb)
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Agent of Influence Agent of Influence (2002)  - TV Movie
Summary: This story of espionage and counter-espionage is based on the novel by Ian Adams. Suspicious circumstances surrounded the mysterious death of a Canadian diplomat. At the height of The Cold War in October 1964, John Watkins, Canada's former ambassador to Moscow and a close friend of Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, is kidnapped and held in a hotel for questioning by the RCMP at the urging of the CIA. Several days into the interrogation he died.
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The Moneychangers The Moneychangers (1976)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: This is the story of the happenings at a major bank. The first of which is that the bank's president announces that he is dying and that with no heir to take his place, he informs the bank's officers that he is letting them choose a successor. The two vice presidents who are the front runners for the job are Alex Vandervoort and Roscoe Heyward. Now Alex is not exactly running around looking for support, Roscoe can only see the benefits the presidency can give him. (imdb)
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Lock Up Your Daughters! Lock Up Your Daughters! (1969)
Summary: Three sailors on shore leave engage in a series of comedic sexual pursuits in Lock Up Your Daughters!. Jim Dale, Ian Bannen, and Tom Bell hit dry land with one thing on their minds -- something that lands everyone in jail in this comedic romp. Susannah York, Glynis Johns, and Elaine Taylor become the objects of the lovesick sailors' alleged affections. (allmovie.com)
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Desperate Voyage Desperate Voyage (1980)  - TV Movie
Summary: Plummer plays a modern-day pirate who hijacks private yachts, steals the valuables on board, and sends the passengers to the bottom of the ocean. His captives on this voyage are Cliff Potts, Christine Belford, Lara Parker and Nicholas Pryor, none of whom have any intention of being tossed into the briny. (imdb)
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The High Commissioner The High Commissioner (1968)
Summary: Rod Taylor plays a policeman sent to return a sensitive case; An Australian citizen, currently acting as high commissioner for peace talks who is wanted for an old charge -- of murder. The talks are too sensitive to be disturbed, so Taylor ends up watching Christopher Plummer as he conducts his talks, and discovers that some want the talks to fail enough to think that killing Plummer is an obvious way to stop them. (imdb)
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The Royal Hunt of the Sun The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)
Summary: The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect develops between captive and captor. (imdb)
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The Man Who Would Be King The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
Summary: Two British soldiers in India are mistaken for gods. (imdb)
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The Return of the Pink Panther The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
Summary: Inspector Clouseau is put on the case when the Pink Panther diamond is stolen, with the Phantom's trademark glove the only clue. (imdb)
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Somewhere in Time Somewhere in Time (1980)
Summary: A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel. (imdb)
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Wolf Wolf (1994)
Summary: Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job. (imdb)
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Dreamscape Dreamscape (1984)
Summary: A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help... (imdb)
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The Sound of Music The Sound of Music (1965)
Summary: A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to a Naval officer widower. (imdb)
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Dolores Claiborne Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Summary: A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid. (imdb)
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The Pyx The Pyx (1973)
Summary: A detective investigating the death of a heroin-addicted prostitute uncovers evidence pointing to the existence of a murderous devil cult. (imdb)
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Dragnet Dragnet (1987)
Summary: The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery. (imdb)
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L L'Homme qui plantait des arbres (1987)  - Short Film
Summary: This film tells the story of a shepard who repairs the ruined ecosystem of a secluded valley by singlehandedly cultivating a forest over a thirty year period. (imdb)
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The Fall of the Roman Empire The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Summary: Action-packed look at the beginnings of the fall of the Roman Empire. Here is the glory, the greed and grandeur that was Rome. Here is the story of personal lust for power, and the shattering effects of that power's loss. Here is the tale of the plight of a people living on the brink of a political abyss.
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Nosferatu in Venice Nosferatu in Venice (1988)
Summary: A vampire hunter (Plummer) sails into Venice on a gondola seeking the undead one. He has been tracking him across the globe and is very close now to staking him where he lies before he is reawakened. Unfortunately he is revived by a seance and floats about the city, preying on aristocratic women and flamenco dancers looking for the look-alike descendant of a woman he once contaminated.
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Starcrash Starcrash (1979)
Summary: Epic action in outer space when the good guys set out to track the evil Count's secret weapon. (imdb)
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The Lake House The Lake House (2006)
Summary: When two people "connect" the bond between them can be so pure and simple as to stir hearts in heaven. When they connect in all the right places at all the wrong times, heaven weeps for broken hearts. To heal these broken hearts, heaven breaks time. (imdb)
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Rock-A-Doodle Rock-A-Doodle (1991)
Summary: The rooster on the farm, Chanticleer, has to sing every morning for the sun to rise. One morning, he is stopped from singing and the other animals discover that he's a phony - the sun rises anyway. (imdb)
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An American Tail An American Tail (1986)
Summary: While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets seperated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. (imdb)
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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
Summary: The crews of the Enterprise and the Excelsior must stop a plot to prevent a peace treaty between the Klingon Empire and the Federation.
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The Insider The Insider (1999)
Summary: Balls-out "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand, won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on Wigand to honor a confidentiality agreement, he gets his back up. Trusting Bergman and despite a crumbling marriage, he goes on camera for a Mike Wallace interview and risks arrest for contempt of court... (imdb)
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Lucky Break Lucky Break (2001)
Summary: A comedy about a prison escape with a musical twist. (Paramount Pictures)
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Malcolm X Malcolm X (1992)
Summary: Biography of Malcolm X, the famous African American leader. Born Malcolm Little, his father (a minister) was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. He preaches the teachings when let out of jail, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, there he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. (imdb)
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The Gospel of John The Gospel of John (2003)
Summary: The story of Jesus' life as recounted by His disciple John, this three-hour epic feature film draws its audience into antiquity by way of meticulous recreation, including an original musical score complete with instrumental sounds of the time. (ThinkFilm)
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Cold Creek Manor Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Summary: Escaping from the hustle-and-bustle of city life, the Tilsons (Quaid, Stone) pack up their kids and all of their possessions and move into a recently repossessed mansion in the sticks of New York State. All's well until a series of terrifying incidents at the house lead the Tilsons to wonder who used to live in their new home -- and to discover what dark secrets are hidden inside. (Touchstone Pictures)
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Ararat Ararat (2002)
Summary: The estranged members of a contemporary Armenian family are faced both with Turkey's denial of their catastrophic past and with their own complicated present. (Miramax)
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A Beautiful Mind A Beautiful Mind (2001)
Summary: A human drama about the struggle of a true genius, inspired by events in the life of John Forbes Nash, Jr.
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National Treasure National Treasure (2004)
Summary: Nicholas Cage stars as the brilliant treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates in who discovers a secret from our nation's past that will lead to the greatest adventure in history. (Disney)
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Nicholas Nickleby Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
Summary: Young Nicholas and his family enjoy a comfortable life, until Nicholas' father dies and the family is left penniless. Nicholas, his sister and mother venture to London to seek help from their Uncle Ralph, but Ralph's only intentions are to separate the family and exploit them. Nicholas is sent to a school run by the cruel, abusive and horridly entertaining Wackford Squeers. Eventually, Nicholas runs away with schoolmate Smike, and the two set off to reunite the Nickleby family. (imdb)
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The New World The New World (2005)
Summary: A sweeping adventure set amidst the first encounter of European and Native American cultures during the founding of the Jamestown Virginia settlement in 1607.
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Inside Man Inside Man (2006)
Summary: Acclaimed actors Denzel Washington, Clive Owen and Jodie Foster come together to explore the lure of power, the ugliness of greed and the mystery of a perfect robbery in this combustible new crime drama. The powerhouse actors play tough New Yorkers who must outwit one another to protect competing interests in this skillfully penned and tightly helmed thriller.
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Syriana Syriana (2005)
Summary: A political thriller that unfolds against the intrigues and corruption of the global oil industry. From the players brokering back-room deals in Washington to the men toiling in the oil fields of the Persian Gulf, the film's multiple storylines weave together to illuminate the human consequences of the fierce pursuit of wealth and power.
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Must Love Dogs Must Love Dogs (2005)
Summary: As thirty-something divorced pre-school teacher Sarah Nolan (Lane) braves a series of hilariously disastrous mismatches and first dates, she begins to trust her own instincts again and learns that, no matter what, it's never a good idea to give up on love. (Warner Bros.)
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Dracula 2000 Dracula 2000 (2000)
Summary: Dracula, freed at last from a century in confinement, finds himself in a 21st century of chaos and temptation. (Dimension Films)
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12 Monkeys 12 Monkeys (1995)
Summary: Between sanity and madness, fantasy and reality, the past and the future, comes an adventure beyond imagination from Terry Gilliam, the acclaimed director of "The Fisher King." Penal colony prisoner James Cole (Willis) must travel back in time from the year 2035 to find the cause of a virus that killed five billion people in 1997. (Universal)
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Waterloo Waterloo (1970)
Summary: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him... (imdb)
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Battle of Britain Battle of Britain (1969)
Summary: Historical reenactment of the air war in the early days of World War Two for control of the skies over Britain as the new Luftwaffa and the Royal Air Force determine whether or not an invasion can take place. (imdb)
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Madeline Madeline's Christmas (1990)  - TV Movie
Summary: Faced with a Christmas without Santa Claus or presents, Madeline finds the true spirit of Christmas - love and friendship - while reminding us to never give up on our wishes. Delightfully animated and filled with original songs, Madeline's Christmas will warm your heart on a cold winter's night. (VHS)
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Wind Across the Everglades Wind Across the Everglades (1958)
Summary: In Florida at the end of the 1890s, teacher-turned-game warden Plummer takes on a gang of unruly, primitive poachers led by the Burl Ives, who are killing off the local rare birds for their fashionable, valuable plumage. (TimeOut London)
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Where the Heart Is Where the Heart Is (1990)
Summary: Stewart McBain (Coleman) is a real-estate mogul who spends his living blowing up old buildings to make room to erect new buildings. All goes as planned for a new subdivision, until a group of protesters object to the destruction of one lonely, ugly building, called the Dutch House. Typically, the media is sent to the scene of the protest, and McBain appears on TV in a bad way. (imdb)
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Madeline: Lost in Paris Madeline: Lost in Paris (1999)
Summary: Madeline gets lost in Paris.
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Madeline in London Madeline in London (1991)  - TV Movie
Summary: Madeline goes to London.
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The Amateur The Amateur (1981)
Summary: A researcher for the CIA who convinces his superiors to send him to the eastern bloc in order to avenge the murder of his wife by enemy agents discovers a web of deception underneath his wife's death. (imdb)
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The Clown at Midnight The Clown at Midnight (1998)
Summary: After Kate's friend Monica invites her to help clean up an old opera house where her mother was killed in a play she starred in, she is skeptical. But when the doors suddenly get locked from the outside, she has good reason to be. She starts having visions of her dead mother getting killed down in the basement and everyone starts to see a mysterious clown. When people start dying they decide that they have to get out quick. (imdb)
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Up Up (2009)
Summary: By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Right after lifting off, however, he learns he isn't alone on his journey, since Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years his junior, has inadvertently become a stowaway on the trip.
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Skeletons Skeletons (1997)  - TV Movie
Summary: A heart attack moves a Pulitzer winning journalist to leave NY for the peace of a small New England town, but he soon finds himself pulled into a case of a man accused of killing his gay lover with the blade of a shovel. Wanting to keep the case quiet, the town turns against the journalist and his family when he begins digging into its secrets, until finally the accused man is found hanging in his cell and the truth comes out about more than just the killing. (imdb)
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Firehead Firehead (1991)
Summary: A government agent assigns a scientist to help one of his agents track down a Russian defector who is a cyborg. Meanwhile, an organization known as The Upper Order is plotting to take over the world by using the cyborg's powers. (imdb)
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Eyewitness Eyewitness (1981)
Summary: Manhattan janitor Daryll Deever is fixated on hard-charging TV commentator, Tony Sokolow; he tapes her commentary daily to watch after work. When a wealthy Vietnamese man, with many shady connections, is murdered in the office building where Daryll works, Tony shows up to cover the story and Daryll introduce himself. She thinks he may know something, so she pursues him; he pretends he might to keep her interested... (imdb)
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Inside Daisy Clover Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
Summary: Daisy Clover is a 15 year old Tomboy who dreams of being a Hollywood star. After auditioning for producer Raymond Swan of Swan studios she becomes the toast of Hollywood. Daisy must then come to terms with her new found fame and the 1930's Hollywood star treatment. (imdb)
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Hanover Street Hanover Street (1979)
Summary: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot. (imdb)
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
Summary: A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.
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The Scarlet and the Black The Scarlet and the Black (1983)  - TV Movie
Summary: The true story of Vatican efforts, lead by Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, to save Allied POWs and downed Allied airman from Nazi imprisonment. Set in 1940's Rome, the film also explores the SS effort, lead by SS-Lieutenant Colonel Kapplar, to stop the Vatican's attempts. (imdb)
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Hidden Agenda Hidden Agenda (1998)
Summary: A young medical student travels to Berlin to investigate the apparent death of his brother and discovers a secret life of espionage, betrayal and murder at the highest levels. (imdb)
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The Disappearance The Disappearance (1977)
Summary: Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organization to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance. (imdb)
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Man in the Chair Man in the Chair (2007)
Summary: CAMERON KINCAID, a rebellious 17 year old from a broken home is in trouble at school, with the law, and at odds with his mother and his constantly deriding harsh stepfather. Cameron's a fanatical film buff who longs to be an important cutting edge filmmaker, but so far it seems as if he is more likely to end up in prison than in Hollywood... (imdb)
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The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988)  - TV Movie
Summary: This is a documentary that revisits the making of Gone with the Wind with Archival footage, screen tests, insightful interviews and rare film footage. (imdb)
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The Boy in Blue The Boy in Blue (1986)
Summary: Based on the life of Ned Hanlan, the late-19th century Canadian sculler and world champion. Hanlan was one of the first scullers to successfully utilize the "sliding seat." (imdb)
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The Thorn Birds The Thorn Birds (1983)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father Ralph de Bricassart. Meggie tries to forget Ralph by marrying dashing stockman Luke O'Neill, but she and Ralph are soon reunited, with tragic consequences for them both.
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Aces High Aces High (1976)
Summary: A naive young officer straight from school arrives on the Western front to fight the air war against the Germans. However, the life expectancy of green pilots is not very good. (imdb)
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The Silent Partner The Silent Partner (1978)
Summary: This is an imaginative plot, yet one with which the viewer can readily identify. A bank teller is held up at gun point in his bank. Luckily for him he receives a clue that this is going to occur and diverts most of the cash into his own safety deposit box, leaving only a nominal amount for the crook. The ruse works well, but for the fact that the crook resents the fact that he has been outsmarted...
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Nuremberg Nuremberg (2000)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: Following the defeat of Germany in WWII, the Allies determine that there must be an accounting of German war crimes. Twenty-four Nazis, representative of all sections of military and civilian life are chosen to stand trial for the crimes of conspiracy to commit aggression, commission of aggression, crimes during war and crimes against humanity... (imdb)
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Four Minutes Four Minutes (2005)  - TV Movie
Summary: The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister. (imdb)
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The Night of the Generals The Night of the Generals (1967)
Summary: The murder of a prostitute in Nazi occupied Warsaw draws Wehrmacht Major Grau into an investigation where the evidence points to one of three high ranking Generals. The trail leads Grau from Warsaw to Paris and straight into the 1944 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, of which two of the Generals are deeply involved. Grau's case goes unfinished and it is not until 1965 when the true killer is brought to justice. (imdb)
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Red Blooded American Girl Red Blooded American Girl (1990)
Summary: A young woman is transformed into a vampire by a virus. (imdb)
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Triple Cross Triple Cross (1966)
Summary: Loosely based on a true story, Christopher Plummer plays British bank robber Eddie Chapman who finds himself caught between the warring parties in WW2... (imdb)
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Murder by Decree Murder by Decree (1979)
Summary: Sherlock Holmes investigates London's most infamous case, Jack the Ripper. As he investigates, he finds that the Ripper has friends in high places. (imdb)
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Closing the Ring Closing the Ring (2007)
Summary: In 1943, A dying gunner, who was in a crash involving a United States B-17, gives a ring to a local to return to his girlfriend in the USA. Fifty years later, a man finds the ring and tracks down the girlfriend and the history of this ring. Set in Belfast and North Carolina. (imdb)
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Harrison Bergeron Harrison Bergeron (1995)  - TV Movie
Summary: In the United States of the future, everyone is made equally dumb through electronic headbands, and equally skilled at sports and ballet by handicapping the better players and performers with weights, on order of the Handicapper General. Art is banished, so noone can be jealous of anyone, and everyone is a happy consumer. Harrison Bergeron is however too smart to be limited by a headband, and so is inducted into the secret government that keeps things running.
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Alexander Alexander (2004)
Summary: Based on the true story of one of history's most luminous and influential leaders, Alexander takes a bold, honest look at Alexander's life and his relationships. (Warner Bros.)