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James Cromwell
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Date of Birth: Jan 27, 1940

Country: USA

Biography: James Cromwell played kindly Farmer Hoggett in the 1995 movie Babe, winning an Oscar nomination as best supporting actor for the role. Cromwell was already a veteran character actor who had begun working in television in the early 1970s. He played Archie Bunker's friend Stretch Cunningham on the sitcom All In the Family and made dozens of guest appearances in shows like M*A*S*H (with Alan Alda) and Three's Company (with Suzanne Somers).

Total Titles at Criticker: 74 - You've Seen 74

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Titles You've Ranked (74)
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Miracle Landing Miracle Landing (1990)  - TV Movie
Summary: A passenger jet loses a portion of its fuselage in flight over Hawaii and is forced to make an emergency landing. (imdb)
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The Girl in the Empty Grave The Girl in the Empty Grave (1977)  - TV Movie
Summary: The police chief of a small town begins an investigation after a young woman, who was supposed to have died several months previously, shows up at the funeral of her parents, who had been murdered. (imdb)
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Deadly Game Deadly Game (1977)  - TV Movie
Summary: A military convoy is transporting something apparently for disposal. They pass by Sheriff Abel Marsh's town and they are passing by property that's owned by Amy Franklin who is the girlfriend of Abel's deputy, Malcolm. Before they know it, everything around the property is uninhabitable. The army returns to clean things up and make restitution. But there is one nagging question, was this an accident or was it deliberate? That is something Abel is most interested in finding out. (imdb)
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Secretariat Secretariat (2010)
Summary: The life story of Penny Chenery, owner of the racehorse Secretariat, who won the Triple Crown in 1973.
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Pius XII. - Under the Roman sky Pius XII. - Under the Roman sky (2010)  - TV Movie
Summary: The film is set in 1940s Rome, and reflects the Church's efforts to save people from the Nazis, as well as Adolph Hitler's plot to kidnap the Pope. (zenit.org)
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The Artist The Artist (2011)
Summary: 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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A Slight Case of Murder A Slight Case of Murder (1999)  - TV Movie
Summary: A film critic accidentally kills his lover during a spat in which she falls and hits her head. In panic, he immediately covers up his involvement and leaves the apartment. A private investigator had been tailing the woman for her ex-husband. Realizing what happened, the investigator launches a blackmail scheme. (imdb)
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Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (2005)  - Direct-to-Video
Summary: Documentary about the great 1940s horror movie producer Val Lewton, featured on the 2005 DVD release "The Val Lewton Horror Collection." (imdb)
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The Magnificent Ambersons The Magnificent Ambersons (2002)  - TV Movie
Summary: When legendary filmmaker Orson Welles's 1942 film The Magnificent Ambersons was first produced, it was drastically reedited by its studio, RKO Pictures, prompting a battle that raged for years. In 2001, the cable channel A&E took Welles's original shooting script and realized it in this lavish production directed by Alfonso Arau (Like Water for Chocolate). Sixty years after its original production, Welles's vision finally shines through.
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Dante Dante's Inferno (2007)
Summary: A darkly comedic travelogue of the underworld - set against an all-too-familiar urban backdrop of used car lots, gated communities, strip malls, and the U.S. Capitol. And populated with a contemporary cast of reprobates, including famous - and infamous - politicians, presidents, popes, pimps. And the Prince of Darkness himself (imdb)
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Tortured Tortured (2008)
Summary: An undercover FBI agent faces a moral dilemma when he's asked to torture a member of one of the world's most powerful crime syndicates (imdb)
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The Education of Little Tree The Education of Little Tree (1997)
Summary: Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life. (imdb)
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Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994)  - TV Movie
Summary: Dudley (Booger) Dawson is about to get married, but the father of the bride doesn't want his daughter to marry a nerd. The nerdy gain needs to set things straight once again. (IMDb)
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W. W. (2008)
Summary: A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush
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The Shaggy Dog The Shaggy Dog (1994)  - TV Movie
Summary: Preteen Moochie Daniels just wants a dog, but his dad, Daniel, is allergic to canines, like Bundles, the shabby sheep dog of neighbor Charlie Mulvihill who secretly trained his pet to help him steal jewels. Mooch's big brother Wilbert 'Wilby' is smart, shy and a promising inventor, but hopelessly clumsy when it comes to girls, and is jealous of his slick mate Trey who has no problems. (imdb)
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Beyond All Boundaries Beyond All Boundaries (2009)  - Short Film
Summary: A visual, 4-D experience of the battles of World War II featuring stories, archival footage and advanced special effects.
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Surrogates Surrogates (2009)
Summary: Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop (Willis) is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
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Memorial Day Memorial Day (2012)
Summary: Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he finds himself striking a deal with his grandson: Kyle can pick any three souvenirs, and Bud will tell him the stories behind each one. Memorial Day not only takes us on a journey into Bud's complicated wartime past, but also into Kyle's wartime future. (imdb)
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RFK RFK (2002)  - TV Movie
Summary: Following the death of his brother John, Robert Kennedy is forced to rise to the challenge of leading his country and carrying on his brother's vision of what America could be. (imdb)
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The Young Pope The Young Pope (2016)  - TV Series
Summary: From Paolo Sorrentino, director of the Academy Award®-winning 'The Great Beauty,' 'The Young Pope' tells the controversial story of the beginning of Pius XIII's pontificate. (HBO)
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A Lonely Place for Dying A Lonely Place for Dying (2009)
Summary: In 1972, the conflict in Vietnam continues. The creeping threat of communism grips the nation in fear. In an abandoned prison on the US/Mexican border, KGB mole Nikolai Dzerzhinsky waits for his contact from the Washington Post. He holds explosive evidence against the CIA, information he will trade for asylum in the United States. Special Agent Robert Harper's orders are clear: take the documents from Dzerzhinsky and kill him. (imdb)
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Masters of Science Fiction Masters of Science Fiction (2007)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: The show follows a similar format as Masters of Horror, with each hour long episode taking the form of a separate short film adaptation of a story by a respected member of the science fiction community, hence the Masters in the title. (en.wikipedia.org)
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The Promise The Promise (2016)
Summary: Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris - a renowned American journalist based in Paris. (imdb)
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American Horror Story: Asylum American Horror Story: Asylum (2012)  - TV Series
Summary: After a life-changing experience, a young man is admitted into a notorious insane asylum, while a local reporter is determined to get the full story. (Wikipedia)
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Nobody Nobody's Perfekt (1981)
Summary: After the city refuses to pay for the damage to their car caused by a pothole, three friends, including one with constant short-term memory loss and another who is always jumping from personality to personality, decide to steal an army howitzer and 'persuade' the mayor to change his mind.
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Farm to Fridge Farm to Fridge (2011)  - Short Film
Summary: An eye-opening exploration behind the closed doors of the nations largest industrial poultry, pig, dairy, and fish farms, hatcheries, and slaughter plants - revealing the often-unseen journey that animals make from Farm to Fridge. Using arresting images covertly recorded on hidden camera, this provocative film puts into focus the harsh reality faced by farmed animals - creatures granted no federal protection from abuse during their lives on factory farms. (imdb)
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Marshall Marshall (2017)
Summary: About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases. (imdb)
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Big Hero 6 Big Hero 6 (2014)
Summary: When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called "Big Hero 6." (imdb)
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In Between Songs In Between Songs (2014)
Summary: An Australian Aboriginal family's struggle to survive. Djalu Gurruwiwi, Yolngu elder, and his sister, Dhanggal, strive to restore eroding tradition. While shepherding their Galpu clan through economic, environmental, and social pressures, they search desperately for new custodians to safeguard their priceless musical legacy. (inbetweensongs.com)
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Soldiers of Fortune Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
Summary: Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
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Hide Away Hide Away (2012)
Summary: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
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Cowgirls n Cowgirls n' Angels (2012)
Summary: "Cowgirls N' Angels" tells the story of Ida, a feisty and rebellious young girl, who has fantasies of finding her father, a rodeo rider. While searching for her dad, she connects with the Sweethearts of the Rodeo, a team of young female rodeo riders run by former rodeo star Terence Parker. Recognizing Ida's innate talent for trick riding, Terence recruits her for their ranks.
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Avenger Avenger (2006)  - TV Movie
Summary: A CIA Agent steps in to stop a former Special Forces Operative on a for-hire mission that poses a global threat. (imdb)
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Owd Bob Owd Bob (1998)
Summary: Recently orphaned in America, teenager David Roberts must spend the summer with grumpy maternal grandfather Adam MacAdam, whom he never met, on his sheep-farm on the Isle of Man. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion sheepdog Bob. David strikes a friendship with Maggie, the sassy daughter of friendly neighbor Keith Moore, but Adam hates that family on account of an old canine competition-related tragedy. Other neig (imdb)
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The Trials of Cate McCall The Trials of Cate McCall (2014)
Summary: In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder. (imdb)
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Still Mine Still Mine (2012)
Summary: An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home. (imdb)
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Fail Safe Fail Safe (2000)  - TV Movie
Summary: America launches a nuclear attack on Russia due to an electrical malfuntion.
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The Maltese Falcon: One Magnificent Bird The Maltese Falcon: One Magnificent Bird (2006)  - Short Film
Summary: An appreciation and the story of the "making of" THE MALTESE FALCON. (imdb)
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The Sum of All Fears The Sum of All Fears (2002)
Summary: When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight and advice on the situation. Then the unthinkable happens: a nuclear bomb explodes in a U.S. city, and America is quick to blame the Russians. (imdb)
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Summary: The adventures of a wild and rambunctious mustang stallion as he journeys through the untamed American frontier.
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Species II Species II (1998)
Summary: A trio of American astronauts becomes instant heroes as they plant the Stars and Stripes on Mars before beginning the voyage home. But back on their ship, something else has set its sights on Earth...something whose relatives have already paid us a visit. (MGM)
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The Longest Yard The Longest Yard (2005)
Summary: The story of pro quarterback Paul Crewe and former college champion and coach Nate Scarboro who are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists the help of Scarboro to coach the inmates to victory in a football game "fixed" to turn out quite another way.
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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2005)
Summary: A look at the impact of the retail giant on local communities. (imdb)
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Star Trek: First Contact Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Summary: Capt. Picard and his crew pursue the Borg back in time to stop them from preventing Earth from initiating first contact with alien life. (imdb)
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Eraser Eraser (1996)
Summary: A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons.
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The Man with Two Brains The Man with Two Brains (1983)
Summary: Steve Martin comedy about brain transplantation (imdb)
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Space Cowboys Space Cowboys (2000)
Summary: When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space. (imdb)
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Snow Falling on Cedars Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Summary: Set against the backdrop of the national crisis that erupted following Japan's bombing of Pearl Harbor, this is an elegiac, multi-layered exploration of memory, love and reconciliation on an island in the Pacific Northwest. (Universal Pictures)
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The General The General's Daughter (1999)
Summary: The naked corpse of Captain Elisabeth Campbell, daughter of Lieutenant General "Fighting Joe" Campbell, is found staked out on the urban warfare range of Fort MacCallum. Army CID detectives and ex-lovers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill are called in to investigate, and find themselves wrapped up in a maelstrom of sexual impropriety and misguided face-saving. (imdb)
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Deep Impact Deep Impact (1998)
Summary: As a comet is on a collision course with earth, humans have to prepare for their survival. They randomly select eight hundred thousand people to be saved in order to keep the human race alive. (imdb)
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The Bachelor The Bachelor (1999)
Summary: A tale of love and its motivating factors, The Bachelor is a contemporary update of the 1925 Buster Keaton classic "Seven Chances." Jimmie Shannon (O'Donnell) is a confirmed bachelor who has 24 hours to find a bride and get married in order to collect a $100 million inheritance. (New Line Cinema)
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The Green Mile The Green Mile (1999)
Summary: Set on Death Row in a Southern prison in 1935, this is the remarkable story of a prison guard who develops a poignant, unusual relationship with one inmate who possesses a magical gift that is both mysterious and miraculous. (Castle Rock Entertainment)
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I, Robot I, Robot (2004)
Summary: In the year 2035, robots are an everyday household item, and everyone trusts them, except one, slightly paranoid detective investigating what he alone believes is a crime perpetrated by a robot. The case leads him to discover a far more frightening threat to the human race.
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The People vs. Larry Flynt The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Summary: Woody Harrelson stars as publishing maverick Larry Flynt, who becomes the unlikely champion of the First Amendment when he takes his fight against the Rev. Jerry Falwell all the way to the Supreme Court. (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
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L.A. Confidential L.A. Confidential (1997)
Summary: A shooting at an all night diner is investigated by three LA policemen in their own unique ways.
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Explorers Explorers (1985)
Summary: Ben Crandall, an alien-obsessed kid, dreams one night of a circuit board. Drawing out the circuit, he and his friends Wolfgang and Darren set it up... (imdb)
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Romeo Is Bleeding Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
Summary: A corrupt police sergeant who supplies tips on the locations of safeguarded witnesses to the Mob bites off more than he can chew when he attempts to assassinate a beautiful but ruthless Russian hitwoman (imdb)
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The Cheap Detective The Cheap Detective (1978)
Summary: Lou Peckinpaugh, the Cheap detective has entered a world that is half Casablanca and half Maltese Falcon. A parody of Bogart's films in which Lou goes through a series of scenes from the two movies trying to keep ahead of the police who think he killed his partner and find the black bird. (imdb)
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The Queen The Queen (2006)
Summary: The Queen takes audiences behind the scenes of one of the most shocking public events of recent times -- providing an illuminating, deeply affecting and dramatic glimpse into what happens in the corridors of power when a tragedy strikes. (Miramax)
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Blackball Blackball (2003)
Summary: Try as he might, the roguishly handsome Cliff Starkey, just can't keep out of trouble. In his sleepy home town on the English coast, nothing much inspires him...apart from bowls. Cliff has always preferred to play by his own rules much to the disapproval of the regimented, elderly bowls fraternity. Before long, the bay boy of bowls is turning the sedate and very English pastime upside down with hysterical results. (imdb)
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RKO 281 RKO 281 (1999)  - TV Movie
Summary: Coming to Hollywood as a celebrated boy genius featuring a spectacular career arc in New York including his "War of the Worlds" radio hoax, Orson Welles is stymied on the subject for his first film... (imdb)
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Spider-Man 3 Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Summary: Spider-Man 3 reunites the cast and filmmakers from the first two blockbuster adventures for a web of secrets, vengeance, love, and forgiveness. (Columbia Pictures)
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Your Mommy Kills Animals Your Mommy Kills Animals (2007)
Summary: Your Mommy Kills Animals is an overall look at the animal rights movement showing the good, the bad and the ugly in the movement. This film also covers the landmark case against Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (better known as the SHAC 7) and the resulting conviction, which literally has changed the course of activism in this country. (Vagrant Films Releasing)
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Becoming Jane Becoming Jane (2007)
Summary: A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman. (imdb)
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King Leopold King Leopold's Ghost (2006)
Summary: A documentary about the exploitation of the Congo by King Leopold II of Belgium.
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Angels in America Angels in America (2003)  - TV Mini-Series
Summary: Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals. (imdb)
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The Snow Walker The Snow Walker (2003)
Summary: Barry Pepper stars in this survivalist adventure as cocky, hotheaded bush pilot Charlie Halliday, who agrees to transport a critically ill Inuit woman (Annabella Piugattuk) to a Yellowknife hospital during a routine stop on a supply run in Canada's Northwest Territories. The pair face dire consequences when their plane goes down in the Arctic tundra, leaving them marooned -- and facing the brutality of the looming northern winter.
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Murder by Death Murder by Death (1976)
Summary: Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery. (imdb)
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Revenge of the Nerds Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Summary: At a big campus, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self respect. (imdb)
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Pink Cadillac Pink Cadillac (1989)
Summary: Bounty hunter Tommy Nowak has been assigned to bring in Roy McGuinn. After arriving at the McGuinn house... (imdb)
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Babe: Pig in the City Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
Summary: Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm. (imdb)
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The Rescue The Rescue (1988)
Summary: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands... (imdb)
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The Babe The Babe (1992)
Summary: Babe Ruth becomes a baseball legend but is unheroic to those who know him. (imdb)
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Babe Babe (1995)
Summary: Farmer Hoggett wins a runt piglet at a local fair and young Babe, as the piglet decides to call himself, befriends and learns about all the other creatures on the farm. He becomes special friends with one of the sheepdogs, Fly. With Fly's help, and Farmer Hoggett's intuition, Babe embarks on a career in sheepherding with some surprising and spectacular results. (imdb)