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Ed Lauter
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Date of Birth: Oct 30, 1938

Country: USA

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

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Titles You Haven't Rated (85)
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Chief Zabu (2016)
An outrageous social comedy about a New York realtor who dreams of having political influence by taking over a new Polynesian nation. (imdb)
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called 'moonlight murders' begin again. Is it a copycat or something even more sinister? A lonely high school girl, with dark secrets of her own, may be the key to catching him. (imdb)
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Trouble with the Curve (2012)
An ailing baseball scout in his twilight years takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip. (imdb)
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The Artist (2011)
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
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Godspeed (2010)
An intense, dramatic thriller set in the lingering light of the Alaskan midnight sun. Charlie Shepard is a modern day faith healer, a man who claims that if you let go and believe, then his power to heal is very real indeed. With his marriage failing, and an old drinking habit coming back to haunt him, his family is brutally murdered by unknown assailants for seemingly no reason whatsoever.
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The Frankenstein Syndrome (2010)
A group of researchers conducting illegal stem cell research discover a cell anomaly that has the potential to regenerate dead tissue. Unable to conduct legal human trials, the researchers turn to corpses to test their serum. (imdb)
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Camille (2007)
A twisted honeymoon road trip about a young couple on their way to Niagara Falls. SILAS PARKER is a moody petty-thief. He marries his parole officer's niece, believing that he can use the romantic honeymoon to escape to Canada. CAMILLE FOSTER (Sienna Miller) is the sweetest girl you can ever hope to meet. She truly believes that Niagara Falls will change Silas for the better and won't let anything stop the honeymoon, not even her death. (imdb)
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The Number 23 (2007)
Animal control officer Walter Sparrow (Carrey) has found a book he doesn't dare put down. By reading a mysterious novel, "The Number 23," given to him as a birthday gift by his wife, Walter twists his once placid existence into an inferno of psychological torture that could possibly lead him to his death and the deaths of his loved ones. And all because of a number: The Number 23. (New Line Cinema)
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Love Hollywood Style (2006)
Four intertwining stories filled with fantasy, over the top comedy and drama set in the entertainment industry on Valentine's day
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The Lost (2005)
Four years after 19-year-old Ray Pye murdered two women, Detective Charlie Schilling and his ex-partner, Ed -- who are convinced Ray is the killer -- decide to turn up the heat before the psychopath strikes again. But they'd better move fast. Ray's volatile relationship with bad girl Katherine is about to explode, and the killer's also got his eye on Ed's girlfriend, Sally. (flixster.com)
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Into the Fire (2005)
When a jet crashes on its approach to Kennedy Airport, three souls will not simply intersect, but collide, initiating their inevitable dance with the divine. (Michael Phelan)
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Brothers in Arms (2005)
The two 'most wanted' cowboys in the New Mexico territory ride into Corazon for one last job - to rob the ruthless town boss.
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Venice Underground (2005)
Selected by the DEA, a group of police cadets form a Narc unit to bust narcotic dealers along the Venice Beach Boardwalk. When a gang turf war leads to the death of one of the unit members, the team has 48 hours to solve the case or be suspended. (imdb)
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Art Heist (2004)
A criminal case leads a cop into both love and danger in this direct-to-video action drama. When a very valuable painting is stolen in a daring robbery of a Spanish gallery, New York-based art expert Sandra Walker (Ellen Pompeo) is called in to help track down the thieves. (imdb)
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Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004)
In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait. (imdb)
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Strike Force (2003)
A woman searching or her missing sister in Miami's dark underbelly makes a horrific discovery in the third feature from stuntman-turned-director Mike Kirton. Sandi (Erika Eleniak)'s sister has disappeared after traveling to Miami. Upon arriving in the bustling city to seek out her sister, Sandi's discovery of an underworld kidnapping ring soon leads her to a group of undercover vigilantes led by a man named Simon (William Forsythe). (allrovi.com)
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Knight Club (2001)
A wannabe actor becomes a bouncer and is seduced by the fast-paced world of Los Angeles nightlife.
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Farewell, My Love (2001)
Brigit as a young girl saw her family killed by the Karpov, a Russian crime family, she would be dead too, if her neighbor did not come to her house and saved her. Years later, she plans to take out all of the Karpovs, and she does. However, the Reillys, the Karpovs rival are afraid that the Karpovs will think that they are behind it. (imdb)
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Out in Fifty (1999)
A reformed ex-convict enters a love triangle and gets manipulated into being a scapegoat in a murder scheme for revenge. (imdb)
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Dollar for the Dead (1998)
In this tribute to the old time spaghetti westerns with a liberal dose of modern Hong Kong film-making thrown in... (imdb)
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Childhood Sweetheart? (1997)
Karen and Greg were childhood sweethearts. Twelve-year-old Karen mysteriously disappears on her way to Greg's house. Seventeen years later, a woman claiming to be Karen shows up outside Greg's window. She tells Greg that she was abducted by a man who kept her prisoner for years. Greg and Karen's mother are convinced that this woman is Karen. However, Karen's father and the police detective who has been searching for Karen all these years have their doubts.
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Married to a Stranger (1997)
A woman develops severe amnesia after a blow to the head, and can no longer remember her family. (imdb)
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Mercenary (1997)
Jonas Ambler is a rich businessman who's wife is killed by kidnappers. So he decides to get even. He hires a mercenary to find and kill the kidnappers. There's only one catch, he wants to go with them. (imdb)
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Ravenhawk (1996)
Ravenhawk (1996) - TV Movie
A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge. (imdb)
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For Which He Stands (1996)
Based upon actual incidents, this is a very romantic and cliché-burdened tale of a man struggling to correct a situation that will bring danger to his wife and child. A Las Vegas casino owner, after an unwanted clash with a Colombian crime family member, becomes deeply engaged with several unsavory groups in his attempt to achieve safety for him and his family. (imdb)
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Mulholland Falls (1996)
In 1950's Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman. (imdb)
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The Sweeper (1996)
A young renegade undercover cop (C. Thomas Howell) with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father (Jeff Fahey) and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader (Ed Lauter) who wants only to kill all criminals and those associated with them. (imdb)
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Breach of Trust (1995)
When small-time criminal Casey and local detective Madeline get caught in a cross-fire between dirty F.B.I. agents and their drug cartel friends because of a very important computer disk that Casey was delivering, all hell breaks out. Its hard to tell the bad guys from the good guys. (imdb)
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The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, these men were forced to constantly endure harassement, prejudice, and much behind the scenes politics until at last they were able to prove themselves in combat. (imdb)
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Digital Man (1995)
An out-of-control robot is inadvertently set loose in a small community, and a crack squad of soldiers are sent to hunt it down. Gradually, the members of the squad begin to suspect that some of them are robots. (imdb)
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Girl in the Cadillac (1995)
A runaway meets up with a young man in the bus station who leads her to a rendezvous with two others who are planning a bank robbery. She is convinced to drive the getaway car for $5,000 and assured that everything will go smoothly. Of course it doesn't and several bank employees get shot, as well as the two other robbers. The boy and girl flee with $75,000 which leave them being chased by the police and the other two robbers. (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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Wagons East (1994)
In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east. (imdb)
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Extreme Justice (1993)
Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the job done, even if it means murder. (imdb)
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Under Investigation (1993)
The police finds a dead woman in painter Strong's apartment: tied up and maltreated as in a ritual murder. Strong has disappeared. During the search for him the investigating detective Keaton meets his wife Abbey Jane. She states her husband would suffer from delusions. Keaton is fascinated and falls in love with her. But then new evidence turns up that incriminates Abbey. (imdb)
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Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (1992)
Story of attractive cop Laurencia Bembenek, who, in 1982, was sentenced to prison for killing her husband's ex-wife in Milwaukee, WI. (imdb)
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Judgement (1992)
A musically talented Chicano teen gets involved with a gang after a music teacher throws him out of a classroom where he snuck in too practice the piano. Aligning himself with the gang, they sneak back in and destroy the music room. This leads to more major crimes including a drive by shooting. A judge then tries to aid the boy, whom she does not believe is the standard gang member. (imdb)
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The Rocketeer (1991)
A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero. (imdb)
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Golden Years (1991)
The Golden Years is a TV mini-series about an old man named Harlan Williams who works as a janitor at a lab. When an experiment goes wrong and there is an explosion, he finds that the aging process is being reversed and he is getting younger (Wikipedia)
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My Blue Heaven (1990)
An all too uptight FBI agent must protect a larger than life mobster with a heart of gold, currently under witness protection in the suburbs. (imdb)
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Kojak: Flowers for Matty (1990)
Kojak charms his way into high society to investigate art thefts that are tied to munitions smuggling and murder. (imdb)
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Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built. (imdb)
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Tennessee Nights (1989)
A British attorney on vacation in Tennessee is blamed for a local murder. (imdb)
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Gleaming the Cube (1989)
Brian's adopted brother is killed when he discovers that the shop he works in sends weapons to Vietnam instead of medications... (imdb)
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Youngblood (1986)
A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town (imdb)
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The Last Days of Patton (1986)
Following the close of World War II, General George S. Patton is seriously injured in a car accident and not expected to survive. "The Last Days of Patton" tells the story of these last few months of the General's life and the Army Medical Corps efforts to save him. Intermixed with flashbacks, the film also shows Patton's earlier career as a fledging tank commander during the First World War. (imdb)
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Raw Deal (1986)
Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina (imdb)
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The Defiant Ones (1986)
Carl Monroe and 'Joker' Johnson share some things: They are both in jail and they both hate each other. After a fist fight the are going to be put into an other jailhouse by car. They come to blows so wild that their transport has an accident. They manage to escape chained to each other, still hating each other and the sheriff hunting them. (imdb)
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3:15 (1986)
Violent crime is routine. Organized drug trade runs rampant in the face of powerless authority. And a vicious street gang holds dominion with a savage reign of terror. Welcome to Lincoln High! Here "the cobras" rule the school and everyone in it. Everyone except for Jeff Hanna. Once the most feared member of the Cobras, Hanna got sick of fighting and got out of the gang for good. But now The Cobras have brutalized his newfound girlfriend and threatened to kill him for his disloyalty. (imdb)
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The Thanksgiving Promise (1986)
A teenage boy is torn between his love for an injured Canadian goose that he has found and his agreement to fatten and kill it for an approaching Thanksgiving dinner for his neighbors. (imdb)
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Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The only problem is that Janey's father doesn't approve of that kind of thing. (imdb)
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Death Wish 3 (1985)
Paul Kersey, New York architect and part-time vigilante, comes to LA to visit an old friend. Instead, he must avenge his death by fighting youth gangs. (imdb)
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The Cartier Affair (1984)
Curt Taylor is a convict and owes Phil Drexler the number 1 convict in the prison. Now to settle his debt Drexler sends Curt to be the secretary for Cartier Rand so that he can steal her jewels. But he falls in love with her, which complicates things. (imdb)
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Eureka (1984)
Arctic prospector Jack McCann, after fifteen years of solitary searching, becomes one of the world's wealthiest men when he literally falls into a mountain of gold in 1925. Years later, in 1945, he lives in luxury on a Caribbean island that he owns. But his wealth brings him no peace of mind... (imdb)
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Finders Keepers (1984)
On the run from the police and a female roller derby team, scam artist Michael Rangeloff steals a coffin and boards a train... (imdb)
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Nickel Mountain (1984)
Henry Soames owns a rural diner, and has befriended Willard Freud and Callie Wells. One day Willard and Callie get the news that Callie is pregnant, and Willard splits. Henry takes in Callie, and helps her through the pregnancy. They fall in love and get married. All is going well until Willard is back from the road and wants the baby.
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Lassiter (1984)
Lassiter is a handsome jewel thief operating in London in the late 1930s. One day he is arrested and told that if he wishes to avoid prison, he must break into the heavily guarded German Embassy in London and steal millions in Gems. (imdb)
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Cujo (1983)
A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town. (imdb)
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The Big Score (1983)
A narcotics detective lets nothing stand in the way of his bringing down a major drug dealer. (imdb)
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Timerider (1982)
As the film opens, the title character - Lyle Swann - is a well-known dirt bike racer who is in the desert testing a new prototype linkup between his bike and helmet. When Swann accidentally goes miles off course he stumbles across a time travel experiment that utilizes two "cannons" that fire temporal energy to send each other back in time. Swann gets sent back to 1877 but rides off before the time cannons can return him to the future... (wikipedia)
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In the Custody of Strangers (1982)
A teenage delinquent who goes on a drunken joyride is left in jail overnight by his parents in the hope that he might learn a lesson from it. (imdb)
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The Amateur (1981)
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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Death Hunt (1981)
Canada 1931: The unsociable trapper Johnson lives for himself in the ice-cold mountains near the Yukon river. During a visit in the town he witnesses a dog-fight. He interrupts the game and buys one of the dogs - almost dead already - for $200 against the owner's will. When the owner Hasel complains to mounty sargeant Millen, he refuses to take action. But then the loathing breeder and his friends accuse Johnson of murder... (imdb)
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Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
Somewhat fact-based story of the lives and attempted 1962 escape of several inmates in the famous correctional facility. Young inmate Clarence Carnes masterminds a grand escape involving several inmates who have nothing to lose, serving life sentences. (imdb)
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Undercover with the KKK (1979)
The true story of Gary Thomas Rowe, Jr. who worked undercover for the FBI to infiltrate a Ku Klux Klan group in his Alabama hometown and later testified as a key prosecution witness during the trial of several Klansmen for crimes of destruction and murder.
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Magic (1978)
A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart. (imdb)
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The Clone Master (1978)
In order to test the validity of his experiments on cloning, a scientist makes clones of himself, but it causes problems that he didn't foresee. (imdb)
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Greatest Heroes of the Bible (1978)
Anthology of famous events of the Old Testament. (imdb)
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The White Buffalo (1977)
In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Hickok moves through a variety of uniquely authentic western locations - dim, filthy, makeshift taverns; freezing, slaughterhouse-like frontier towns and beautifully desolate high country - before improbably teaming up with a young Crazy Horse to pursue the creature. (imdb)
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The Chicken Chronicles (1977)
Comedy set in the senior class of a Beverly Hills High School of 1969. Dave Kessler is a young student about to graduate who wants to lose his virginity before the ceremony. (BFI)
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Family Plot (1976)
Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California. (imdb)
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King Kong (1976)
A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla. (imdb)
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Breakheart Pass (1975)
Train with medical supplies and small U.S. Army unit is heading through Rocky mountains towards plagued Fort Humboldt. Among its passengers are territory governor, priest, doctor and U.S. Marshal with his prisoner, John Deakin. However, nothing on that train is what it seems. (imdb)
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Satan
The female survivor of a shipwreck and two Coast Guard helicopter pilots sent to rescue her find themselves trapped in a mysterious part of the ocean known as Satan's Triangle. (imdb)
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The Godchild (1974)
Three Union POWs fleeing across the desert to escape both their Confederate pursuers and rampaging Apaches come across a dying woman and her infant child. They promise the woman that they will take care of the child and get it to safety, even though none of them knows anything whatsoever about children or babies. (imdb)
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The Migrants (1974)
The Barlows are a family of migrant workers who travel from city to city looking for work. The son wishes he could settle down. He meets a girl who wishes to escape her small town life. They both make plans but there are forces working against them.
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The Midnight Man (1974)
A paroled ex-police detective (Burt Lancaster) works as campus night watchman and solves a coed's murder. (fancast.com)
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The Longest Yard (1974)
A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards. (imdb)
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Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)
Two rustic families, headed by patriarchs Laban Feather and Pap Gutshall, are feuding. At first, it is comical, with just the sons of the two families playing tricks on each other. But soon the Feather boys decide to kidnap a girl. She turns out to be innocent bystander Roonie Gill, not the made-up girlfriend "Lolly Madonna." As events escalate, Zack Feather and Roonie fall in love and try to bring the others to their senses... (imdb)
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Executive Action (1973)
Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop. (IMDb)
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The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his friend's cause and recruits a writer and five prisoners to destroy the desperadoes.
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Dirty Little Billy (1972)
A tough and violent portrait of a psychopathic, yet fresh-faced youth--the infamous Billy the Kid in his grimy early days. (TCM.com)
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The New Centurions (1972)
An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life. (imdb)
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Rage (1972)
An accidental nerve gas leak by the military kills not only a rancher's livestock, but also his son. When he tries to hold the military accountable for their actions, he runs up against a wall of silence. (imdb)
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Bad Company (1972)
A group of naive boys find that life as desperadoes in the west is more serious that they understood when they embark on abortive careers in bushwhacking. Violence, betrayal, sombre colours and a Beckettsian whimsy mark this ironic western. (imdb)
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