Total Titles at Criticker: 96 - You've Seen 0
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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)
When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend. (imdb)
When the girl he likes goes missing, Jake enlists the help of his grandpa and his former special ops buddies.
A veteran rancher and former sheriff, forced to face some federal bureaucracy when an old enemy-cum-millionaire alleges he doesn't actually own his beloved family ranch in a small Texas town.
A pair of mischievous high school kids create the illusion of a haunting on an unsuspecting neighbor. While keeping his every reaction under surveillance, they see much more than they bargained for.
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)
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)
Notorious hacker Drew Reynolds is captured by the CIA and given a proposition - work for them or spend the rest of his life in prison. Agreeing on the condition that he can form his own team, he puts together a group of "throwaways" - the people deemed expendable and seemingly the worst in the organization.
Wuthering High (2015) - TV Movie
An updated 21st century version of the Emily Bronte novel set in modern day Malibu, California where the wealthy Earnshaw family adopts Heath, a troubled teenager. The Earnshaws teenage daughter, Cathy, falls madly in love with him, embittering her rich boyfriend, Eddie, and the rest of their exclusive, upscale community. Wrapped up in her exciting fling, Cathy is blind to the dangerous side of Heath until it's too late. (imdb)
35-year-old Ruth finds it difficult to relate to her friends who have children. Frustrated, she alienates all of them by mouthing off at a baby shower. When they believe she is expecting they welcome her back with open arms. The problem? She's not pregnant. (Calgary International Film Festival)
Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s. (imdb)
Back in the Game (2013) - TV Series
Centers on Terry Gannon, a recently divorced single mother who temporarily moves in with her estranged father, a beer-swilling former baseball player. She reluctantly starts coaching her son's underdog youth baseball team and is drawn back into the world of sports she vowed to leave behind. (imdb)
An exploration of several interconnected subjects: The Cannes Film Festival, cinema art, money, glamor and death. (imdb)
Revolves around a British military contractor Lex Walker who is told his daughter has died. When he arrives in Los Angeles and discovers the body is not hers, he begins an investigation.
Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. (imdb)
One man leaves his old gangster lifestyle for a fresh start. As his past creeps up he'll have to protect his family even if it means going back to his old ways. Based on a true story. (imdb)
While still in his teens, Donny (Adam Sandler) fathered a son, Todd (Andy Samberg), and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down. (imdb)
Franklin Franklin is dreaming of Switzerland and waiting for cassette tape instructions from a brother confined in a mental hospital, but he has a problem: his evil landlord's dead body is lying on the floor of his seedy LA apartment.
A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students as seen through the eyes of a substitute teacher. (imdb)
His Way (2011) - TV Movie
A look at the professional, political and personal life of legendary movie producer Jerry Weintraub featuring interviews with friends, family and colleagues. (imdb)
An aimless man is sent to prison for a crime he did not commit.
A young novelist tries to write about love, but realizes he will first need some real-life experience before taking on the subject.
An anthology film joining several love stories set in one of the most loved cities of the world, New York. (imdb)
The most delicious event since macaroni met cheese. Inspired by the beloved children's book, the film focuses on a town where food falls from the sky like rain.
Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.
Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the forces of KAOS with the more-competent Agent 99 at his side.
Wisegal (2008) - TV Movie
A drama centered around Patty Montanari, the widowed mother of two who went to work for her lover Frank Russo, a captain in a Brooklyn crime family. (imdb)
Brando. (2007) - TV Movie
The life and legacy of Marlon Brando and how he changed acting. (imdb)
Bill Goldberg plays the devil's son who lost a wager with a angel and was forced to spend 1000 years playing Santa, but now the wager of that time has run out, and good old Santa isn't so joyful anymore. He makes up for lost time and starts to kill people. (imdb)
Las Vegas (2003) - TV Series
Welcome to the Montecito Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, where you can do anything you want... but Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team will be watching. Just remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas... (imdb)
Buddy (Will Ferrell) was a baby in an orphanage who stowed away in Santa's sack and ended up at the North Pole. Later, as an adult human who happened to be raised by elves, Santa allows him to go to New York City to find his birth father, Walter Hobbs (James Caan). Hobbs, on Santa's naughty list for being a heartless jerk, had no idea that Buddy was even born. Buddy, meanwhile, experiences the delights of New York City (and human culture) as only an elf can. When Walter's relationship with Buddy interferes with his job, he is forced to reevaluate his priorities. (imdb)
The beautiful fugitive Grace arrives in the isolated Dogville on the run from a team of gangsters. With some encouragement from Tom, the self-appointed town spokesman, the little community agrees to hide her and in return, Grace agrees to work for them.
Leonard Grey (James Caan), the super of the Jericho Mansions building, is a loner who's built his life around maintaining the old building. But things become difficult when he's suspected of pilfering from some of the apartments. Pretty soon, a resident is murdered, and Leonard becomes Jericho Mansions' "Public Enemy No. 1." Will Leonard be able to clear his name before any other mishaps?
The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003) - TV Movie
A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society.
Blood Crime (2002) - TV Movie
For burned-out Seattle cop Daniel Pruitt, a camping trip turns hellish when his wife, Jessica, is savagely attacked in the forest. En route to the hospital, the Pruitts collide with a semi, and Jessica identifies the driver as her assailant. Enraged, Pruitt pummels the man. Once at the ER, however, she changes her mind and names a male nurse as her attacker. But before Pruitt can make amends, he learns that his victim, the son of Sheriff Morgan McKenna, is dead. (imdb)
Lathe of Heaven (2002) - TV Movie
George Orr is an otherwise ordinary man who experiences extraordinary dreams. When the visions in his head seem to be altering reality, the anguished Orr consults psychiatrist Walter Haber, which is the first of many miscalculations on the part of the protagonist. Dr. Haber intends to harness George's "talent" to bring his own peculiar notion of Utopia to full fruition. Will the fabric of the space-time continuum unravel as Haber plots and plans and Orr's dreams become more and more frightening? (moviefone.com)
Tommy is a career criminal, released from prison after a seven year stretch, to be reunited with his old heist buddy, Mick. Mick takes Tommy to his room in the crumbling splendour of the Golden Eagle hotel in a downbeat area of Los Angeles. The hotel's inhabitants are a bizarre mixture of elderly bums, prostitutes and pimps. Mick, however, has a plan for him and his pal to escape this mess, go straight and make a new life working in Las Vegas.
A con man flees to Southeast Asia when an international scam he was involved in goes sour. Suspecting he's been double-crossed by his long-time mentor, he sets off to Cambodia for his promised cut. What he finds there is a mysterious and hostile environment where even the most polished criminal can end up on deadly ground. (imdb)
Warden of Red Rock (2001) - TV Movie
In 1910, John Flinders is warden of Red Rock Territorial Prison, in Arizona. When a condemned man's last request brings Flinders into contact with the man's widow, Flinders finds himself falling in love. Meanwhile, a new convict, Mike Sullivan, turns out to be an old friend of Flinders'. They talk over old times, but it's clear that Sullivan has plans to leave the prison before his time is up. When those plans come to pass, Flinders sets out to re-take his old pal. (imdb)
A hit man, sent to kill a veteran Hollywood stuntman, falls in love with the target's daughter and decides to become a stunt-man himself. (imdb)
Frank operates a Motel. He dreams of opening a club where he'll sing his country songs. His wife Helen is disparaging, so when a scheming chanteuse is dumped on Frank's front door, he is bewitched. The visitor (Julie) has dispatched Helen, set in motion a con for Frank's money, called her husband to come get her, and taken Frank's army buddy into the bathtub for some fun. Frank is in over his head, just as Helen's twin sister comes for a visit & Julie's husband arrives looking for his wife. (imdb)
A Glimpse of Hell (2001) - TV Movie
Was it an accident... a case of negligence... or a deliberate act of sabotage? When the deaths of 47 sailors on board the USS Iowa battleship in 1989 are blamed on a single despondent crew member, the ship's hardened Captain supports the Navy's official position in order to save face. But a skeptical Lieutenant with a different theory risks his own reputation - and his career - to discover the truth behind the tragedy. (amazon.com)
A drama set in the vast New York City subway yards. After serving time in prison for taking the fall for a group of his friends, Leo Handler (Wahlberg) just wants to get his life back on track. So, Leo returns to the one place he thinks will be safe -- home. But in the yards, where his uncle (Caan) now pulls the strings, safe is not how they do business. (Miramax Films)
A twisting crime drama about two cold-blooded career criminals who kidnap a surrogate mother and find themselves in an escalating cycle of guns and mayhem. (Artisan Entertainment)
If you find your dad, what happens next? When she turns 18, unhappy Lidda Daniels leaves Southern California to look for Charlie, her father, a professional gambler who abandoned her years before. On her way to Vegas, she picks up Colonel, a video store clerk whom she finds attractive even though they've never spoken. He's is happy to go, in part because he sees himself as a great poker player. It takes Lidda time to track down Charlie, who's involved in his own tangles: he's freshly back in Vegas for high-stakes poker with Tony, an old nemesis. (imdb)
After discovering the shady identity of his girlfriend's father, an English art-house auctioneer (Grant) finds himself inadvertently laundering money through his auction house, becoming an accessory to murder, and having to pass himself off as the notorious Mickey Blue Eyes. (Castle Rock Entertainment)
Poodle Springs (1998) - TV Movie
An aging Phillip Marlowe gets mixed up with blackmail & murder among elite social set in 1963. (imdb)
A middle-aged teacher discovers photos from his mother's past that convinces him that she has not told the truth about his real father. Venturing into Ireland where he believes his real father to be, a past romance slowly unfolds. (imdb)
Howard Hawks: American Artist (1997) - TV Movie
This British-produced documentary offers an insightful portrait of American filmmaker Howard Hawks, whose remarkable five decade long career encompassed some of Hollywood's best loved movies. Hawks' personal and professional life is recalled by such friends and co-workers as Todd McCarthy, Lauren Bacall, Peter Bogdanovich, Angie Dickinson, William Friedkin and Walter Hill. It is also chronicled via archival interviews and clips from his best known films. (Sandra Brennan, Rovi)
Rock Keats and Archie Moses are the best of friends and have spent the past year together performing various small time criminal acts... (imdb)
Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of McLennon's 'assistants'. One of the miners targeted by McLennon, a half-Indian hunter named Hudson Saanteek, manages to escape his hired thugs and comes back into town looking to re-establish his claim and get revenge. (imdb)
A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons.
Three best friends attempt to escape their suburban boredom through a life of crime. But these bickering, bumbling thieves are no match for the local "godfather" (Caan) who leads them into the biggest heist of their careers. (Sony)
Steve is a maladjusted Los Angeles teenager who renames himself "Hate" following a run-in with the local police. He lives with his father, who is bilking a former employer in a workers compensation fraud scheme. One evening while taking a motorcycle ride, Hate witnesses what appears to be an attempted rape. (wikipedia)
Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened. (imdb)
Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying. (imdb)
A documentary celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Co., with news footage, film clips, and interviews with various celebrities who are Harley-Davidson owners. (imdb)
On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend... (imdb)
A man pursues stand-up comedy encouraged by his fellow garbage man. Though his friend, who accompanies him on accordion, continues to tell him how great he is, he actually stinks (imdb)
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II... (imdb)
A famous novelist is "rescued" from a car crash by an obsessed fan. (imdb)
The Godfather Family: A Look Inside (1990) - TV Movie
A documentary on the making of the three Godfather films, with interviews and recollections from the film makers and cast... (imdb)
A few years from now, Earth will have the first contact with an alien civilisation. These aliens, known as Newcomers... (imdb)
A touching, insightful look at stateside military life during the Vietnam War at Ft. Meyer and Arlington National Cemetery (the Garden). A veteran sergeant takes a young soldier under his wing and tries to prepare his men for the deadly environment of war. (imdb)
Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, when not only her old memories haunt her, but also Jolly's ghost, who doesn't approve of her new mate. Invisible to anyone but Kay, he tries to prevent the wedding. (imdb)
Becoming closer to his dream of leading a normal life, a professional safecracker agrees to do a job for the mafia, who have other plans for him. (imdb)
Trough fabulous Music this movie tracks three generations of musicians and dancers from Russia, Germany, France and the USA, from before World War II through the war and the Holocaust, to the 1980s. Their lives become intertwined through the historical circumstances, and the culmination is the presence of several, including a former Nazi pianist and a French Jewish Holocaust survivor at an anti-famine concert (imdb)
True story of a divorced father in search of his children when his ex-wife enters the witness relocation program. (TCM.com)
George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them. (imdb)
Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes, jealousy, betrayal, and sabotage...they eventually find love. (imdb)
France 1870: Napoleon III has just lost the war against Prussia and left the country in poverty. Young Jeanne falls in love with photographer Francis, who soon takes her with him when he emigrates to America. In a small town in the still wild west, they build up a small photo shop. Meanwhile animal doctor David lives on his lonesome farm together with his unlucky wife. It takes years and two tragic accidents until Jeanne and David meet. (imdb)
The Godfather: A Novel for Television (1977) - TV Mini-Series
The first two Godfather films were re-edited together in chronological order with additional footage added. (imdb)
An historic telling of the failed attempt to capture several bridges to Germany in World War II in a campaign called Operation Market-Garden. (imdb)
Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they attempt to recruit a number of big name stars to appear, while the studio's creditors attempt to thwart them. The film contains only one word of dialogue, spoken by an unlikely source. (imdb)
Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman. (imdb)
1930s in New York. The famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the depression she has trouble finding work as an artist but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns his own nightclub. (imdb)
Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to protect someone, goes down in flames. He is nearly crippled, but with braces is able to again become mobile. For revenge as much as anything else, Mike goes after his ex-friend. (imdb)
Caan stars as Jud McGraw, a cowboy unjustly framed for a crime he didn't commit; he partners up with an ethically wronged Native American woman named Little Moon (Powers). In response to the ills they have each suffered, the two set off to wreak vengeance on a small western town. (allmovie.com)
In a corporate controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of it's powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game. (imdb)
Alex Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother and finally some bad guys that chase his. Despite of all this he cannot stop gambling. (imdb)
Freebie and Bean, two San Francisco police detectives, have one goal in life: to bring down Red Meyers, a local hijacking boss. After many fruitless months they finally collect an important piece of evidence. (imdb)
A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during... (imdb)
While searching for a small fortune of embezzled money, an ex-con, a small-time bandleader, his doting wife and a kooky drifter find themselves being followed. Their chase takes them to trailer camps, bingo halls, laundromats and ultimately, a showdown with a group of unconventional bad guys. (imdb)
Francis Ford Coppola's epic features Marlon Brando in his Oscar-winning role as the patriarch of the Corleone family. Director Coppola paints a chilling portrait of the Sicilian clan's rise and near fall from power in America, masterfully balancing the story between the Corleone's family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged... (Paramount Pictures)
Brian's Song (1971) - TV Movie
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying. (imdb)
An idealistic young woman arrives in Chicago with hopes of finding romance, adventure and a fulfilling career.
A crude man is stuck in a loveless marriage. One day he decides to run away from his life and family. First he finds a mistress, but just because a man runs away from one disappointment, doesn't mean he won't run into another one. (imdb)
After losing a submarine and fifty crew in a battle with a German ship during WWII, a Royal Navy officer gets a second chance in a daring raid with midget subs. (imdb)
Having discovered that she is pregnant, Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight), a Long Island housewife panics and leaves home to see if she might just possibly have made something different out of herself; if she can manage to unshackle her grocery list worth of responsibilities that add up to a life with a husband she loves... (imdb)
The Apollo 3 crew are training when it is discovered that the Russians plan a moon landing. The Americans enact a makeshift plan to land a man on the moon first, using an older style Gemini spacecraft... (imdb)
At the beginning of the Civil War, seven friends embark on a cross-country journey in order to join the Confederate army. (imdb)
A bored Manhattan couple invite an interesting aging cosmetics saleswoman to enliven their dull lives by directing sex and death "games". Featuring a corpse encased in plaster and displayed in the living room as art, and a triple-cross ending.
Hired gunman Cole Thornton turns down a job with Bart Jason as it would mean having to fight an old sheriff friend. Some months later he finds out the lawman is on the bottle and a top gunfighter is heading his way to help Jason. Along with young Mississippi, handy with a knife and now armed with a diabolical shotgun, Cole returns to help. (imdb)
The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. (imdb)
The Glory Guys follows the lives and loves of a group of young cavalry men, from their initial recruitment and training, to eventually being lead towards their tragic fate by a sadistic, war mongering General. Ordered to decimate anything that stand in the way of his brutal crusade, his troops are soon drawn into a bloody, relentless battle and a breathtaking climax.
A Lady (Olivia De Havilland) gets trapped inside a home elevator after the electricity goes out. During a hot summer day, while she presses a button inside the elevator to summon help from the alley, she unknowingly attracts looters who in turn try hurting her and steal all her personal belongings (imdb)