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John Rhys-Davies
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Date of Birth: May 5, 1944

Country: UK

Biography: John Rhys-Davies (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh actor and vocal artist. He is perhaps best known for playing the charismatic Arab excavator Sallah in the Indiana Jones films and the dwarf Gimli in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, in which he also voiced the ent, Treebeard. He also played Agent Michael Malone in the 1993 remake of the 1950s television series The Untouchables, Professor Maximillian Arturo in Sliders, King Richard I in Robin of Sherwood...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 84 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (84)
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The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Series of adventures, war, and evil that occur throughout the history of the Four Lands. (imdb)
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Beyond the Mask (2015)
A British East India Trading Company assassin seeks to redeem his past by thwarting a plot against a young nation's hope for freedom. (imdb)
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Apocalypse Pompeii (2014)
When a Former Special Ops commando visits Pompeii, his wife and daughter are trapped as Mt. Vesuvius erupts with massive force. While his family fights to survive the deadly onslaught of heat and lava, he enlists his former teammates in a daring operation beneath the ruins of Pompeii. (imdb)
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Time Lapse (2014)
Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop. (imdb)
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100 Degrees below Zero (2013)
When a chain of volcanic eruptions rips through Europe, the enormous ash cloud blocks out the sun, plunging the continent into a new ice age. An American couple must find their kids and get them out of Paris before it freezes over.
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Prisoners of the Sun (2013)
A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse. (imdb)
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Escape (2012)
Soon after Dr. Paul Jordan and his wife arrive in Thailand to treat the poor, Paul is kidnapped by pirates who demand he heal their captain. While being held captive, Paul befriends another prisoner---Malcolm---who's constantly quoting Scripture and praising God. Will Malcolm help Paul trust in Someone other than himself? (cbd.com)
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Return to the Hiding Place (2011)
When the Nazis begin killing Jews in Holland, a group of youth fight to save the lives of the innocent. (imdb)
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Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf (2010)
Capturing the sadistic serial killer "The Wolf" was just the beginning for rookie cop Johnny Morgan. As he escorts the monster to his new home in the dark underground halls of Parker's Asylum, bedlam ensues and Johnny along with a handful of civilians become players in a night of survival against the world's most terrifying inmates. (imdb)
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Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes (2010)
Miss Red is being blackmailed. When she asks Sherlock Holmes for help, he connects her case to a series of jewel thefts and tells his assistant Jerry the Mouse to work with Red's butler Tom the Cat for the duration of this case. (imdb)
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Anaconda 4: Trail of Blood (2009)
A genetically created Anaconda, cut in half, regenerates itself into two aggressive giant snakes, due to the Blood Orchid. (imdb)
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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2008)
A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian. (imdb)
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Anaconda III: The Offspring (2008)
A mercenary-for-hire accepts a mission from a billionaire to capture a dangerous snake that could possibly help cure a terminal illness.
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Fire & Ice (2008)
Princess Luisa and knight Gabriel must face a dragon to save their kingdom. (imdb)
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The Ferryman (2007)
The story of a group of twenty-something's who charter a boat to Fiji for the trip of a lifetime, before stumbling upon an evil that demands vengeance at any cost. (imdb)
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Shark Bait (2006)
After losing everything, a young fish, Pi, goes to live with his family on the Reef. There he meets the love of his life but finds that she already has the unwanted affections of a bully shark. He must follow his destiny to save her and rid the Reef of this menace for good. (C. Ambrose (imdb)
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One Night with the King (2006)
An epic motion picture set in an imaginative world of adventure, intrigue and romance, One Night With the King follows a young girl who rises from peasant to princess by going against the culture and seeking the King's heart rather than the riches of the kingdom. (8X Entertainment)
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The King Maker (2005)
An evil queen plots to take over an empire and give it to her lover while only a mercenary can stand in her way...
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Chupacabra Terror (2005)
Cryptozoologist Doctor Peña traps the legendary Chupacabra on a remote Caribbean Island to make his name in the scientific community. When he smuggles it aboard the cruise ship Regent Queen, commanded by Captain Randolph, the monster breaks out of the cargo hold and makes a smorgasbord out of the passengers and crew. (imdb)
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The Lost Angel (2005)
Alison Eastwood is Inspector Billie Palmer, a female cop assigned to Special Crimes who's under investigation for shooting a suspect in what she claims was a moment of self-defense. But her troubles don't end there: She's also obsessed with protecting her sister, given that their mother was brutally murdered. And a serial killer she's supposed to be tailing is running amok on the city's streets, causing the press to blame the police.
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The Miracle Match (2005)
From the creators of Rudy and Hoosiers, based on a true story, The Game of Their Lives follows the US National Soccer Team, which shows that with passion and commitment, anything is possible -- even the greatest upset in the history of the World Cup. (IFC Films)
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The Shadow Dancer (2005)
An aspiring young writer (Jackson) tracks a literary titan (Keitel) suffering from writers block to his refuge in rural Italy and learns about life and love from the irascible genius and his daughters. (imdb)
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The Privileged Planet (2004) (2004)
This 60-minute video documentary explores the conditions on Earth that allow for intelligent life and also make it a strangely well suited place for viewing and analyzing the universe. (imdb)
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La Femme Musketeer (2004)
The legend of Jacques D'Artagnan (Michael York) gets a gender-bending update in this swashbuckling adventure from stuntman-turned-director Steve Boyum. Though legendary swordsman Jacques D'Artagnan's best days may be well behind him, he has schooled his daughter Valentine (Susie Amy) well in the way of the sword. Now it's time for Valentine to strike out on her own. (allmovie.com)
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12 Days of Terror (2004)
July of 1916 was a time of record heat, a polio epidemic, and a World War in Europe. But beachgoers in New Jersey are threatened by a even greater terror: a shark that has suddenly developed a taste for human flesh... (imdb)
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The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
After learning that Genovian law requires princesses to be married before being crowned, Mia (Hathaway) faces a parade of suitors who would all like to be her king. (Walt Disney Pictures)
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Coronado (2003)
An american woman, in search of her fiance', becomes involved in a revolution of a central-american country. (imdb)
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Sauron's forces have laid siege to Minas Tirith, the capital of Gondor, in their efforts to eliminate the race of men. The once-great kingdom, watched over by a fading steward, has never been in more desperate need of its king. But can Aragorn (Mortensen) answer the call of his heritage and become what he was born to be? In no small measure, the fate of Middle-earth rests on his broad shoulders. (New Line Cinema)
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Helen of Troy (2003)
The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war. (imdb)
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The Medallion (2003)
Combining the martial arts prowess of international action superstar Jackie Chan with state-of-the-art special effects, this action comedy stars Chan as Eddie Yang, a resolute Hong Kong cop who suffers a near fatal accident while investigating a case involving a mysterious medallion. (Sony Pictures)
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Sabretooth (2002)
Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race. (imdb)
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Scorcher (2002)
An ecologic disaster is about to happen as a giant earthquake will wipe out the human specie, and the only way to cure this is put in the hands of an expert comando team - to detonate an atomic bomb underground Los Angeles.
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Lord of the Piercing (2002)
A short parody of the Council of Elrond scene in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
In the second chapter in J.R.R Tolkien's epic trilogy, the Fellowship faces unimaginable armies and deception while also witnessing ancient wonders and the untapped strength of their people. (New Line Productions)
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Endangered Species (2002)
King of the straight-to-video thrillers Eric Roberts stars as gumshoe Mike Sullivan, who's investigating a series of health-spa slayings in which the victims were shot in either the eye or the ear. Problem is, there's no trace of bullets in the corpses, and some of the bodies are missing. Little does Sullivan know that an extraterrestrial poacher is on the loose hunting humans ... for their skins.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
An epic adventure of good against evil, a story of the power of friendship and individual courage, and the heroic quest to pave the way for the emergence of mankind, J.R.R. Tolkien's master work brought to cinematic life. (New Line Cinema)
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Britannic (2000)
Britannic (2000) - TV Movie
A fictional account of the sinking of the H.M.H.S. Britannic off the Greek island of Kea in November 1916. This explores the theory of a German agent sabotaging the liner, a hospital ship. (imdb)
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Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol (1999)
An international peace-keeping force is trying to keep relations between two Middle-Eastern nations from exploding into open warfare. When one of the patrols disappears in the desert, a group of soldiers from different nations is thrown together to go look for them. After being fired upon by some Arab soldiers, the patrol discovers that one of the sides has smuggled a nuclear weapon and is planning to use it to bring the fighting to its ultimate end. (imdb)
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Secret of the Andes (1999)
Young and misunderstood Diana (Camilla Belle) and her mother, Brenda (Nancy Allen), travel from their home in New York City, where Diana is somewhat of an outcast at school, to Argentina to visit Diana's estranged dad (David Keith), an American archaeologist desperate to find a legendary cache of lost gold. (Blockbuster)
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Au Pair (1999)
Au Pair (1999) - TV Movie
A young MBA mistakenly takes the job of looking after a rich executive's spoiled children. (imdb)
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Body Armor (1998)
Soldier of fortune Ken Conway gets a job offer from his former fiancee to look into the whereabouts of a missing scientist. The scientist was working for pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Krago, so Conway goes undercover to infiltrate the doctor's operation. He soon discovers what Krago's scheme is: he creates super-diseases and their cures at the same time, and gets rich by releasing the disease and selling the cure. (imdb)
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The Great White Hype (1996)
When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's white. (imdb)
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Boo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh (1996)
Piglet faces his Halloween fears in order to be able to celebrate Halloween with Tigger, Eeyore, Gopher and, of course, his best friend Pooh Bear. (Wikipedia)
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Bloodsport III (1996)
Bloodsport III (1996) - Direct-to-Video
Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle for his own honor, but also avenge the death of Sun, his mentor, teacher, and spiritual "father", when Sun is spitefully killed by crime boss Duvalier. In order to defeat Beast, destroy Duvalier, and avenge Sun's death, Alex turns to Leung to whom he was indebted in Bloodsport II. Leung directs him to the gre (imdb)
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Beyond Forgiveness (1995)
In this crime drama, a ring of Polish criminals are implicated in the murder of a Chi-town cop and the disappearance of a few Russian immigrants. (allmovie.com)
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Catherine the Great (1995)
Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great. (imdb)
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Sliders (1995)
Sliders (1995) - TV Series
A boy genius and his comrades travel to different parallel universes, trying to find their way back home. (imdb)
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Aladdin and the King of Thieves (1995)
At long last, Aladdin is about to marry the Princess Jasmine. Despite the presence and encouragement of his friends Genie, Carpet, and Abu, he is fearful and anxious (imdb)
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The High Crusade (1994)
Roland Emmerich (Stargate, Independence Day, and Godzilla) brings you John Rhys-Davies in a Monty Pythonesque tale of a band of Crusaders who find themselves in possession of an Alien ship and the Alien to pilot it. Armed with the means to conquer the Holy Land the naive Crusaders set off for a grand crusade only to find themselves not in Jerusalem but at the mercy of an entire alien world....heaven help the Aliens. (imdb)
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Cyborg Cop (1993)
Ex-cop Jack receives an emergency call from his brother Phillip on the Caribic island St. Keith and hurries to help. He doesn't know yet that the diabolic scientist Kessel transforms humans to cyborgs and sells them off as killer robots. (imdb)
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Sunset Grill (1993)
Ryder Hart is a disgraced ex-cop who is now a low-rent private investigator. His estranged wife, Anita, runs the Sunset Grill and is now involved with Jeff a police detective who used to work with Ryder. When Anita is found brutally murdered, Ryder and Jeff team-up to find her killer. The case appears to be related to an immigrant who worked at the Sunset Grill and an old friend of Ryder's named Guillermo. (imdb)
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The Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter (1993)
A creature of demonic nature, too hideous to have a name, once again terrorizes the college kids that summoned it. (imdb)
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Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to live the lives of protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous musketeers' ring. (imdb)
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Canvas (1992)
In order to save his brother from being killed by a group of murderous art thieves, a New York artist agrees to help in an art heist. (imdb)
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The Double 0 Kid (1992)
Lance, a teenager, dreams to be a secret agent when he is suddenly in the middle of an hacker intrigue which aims at an international environmental congress. Lance gets in possession of a computer access card one of which the hackers are in urgent need of for their operation. Lance begins to play with the hackers, seeing his dream come true. (imdb)
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The Lost World (1992)
Two rivaling professors, a journalist, a young wealthy woman and a teenage boy travel through Africa in search of "The Lost World": a place where dinosaurs still roam. (imdb)
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Shogun Warrior (1991)
In the 17th century Japan is divided between two forces. The eastern army lead by the Warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu and the western army which fights for Toyotomi's clan. Despite wining a recent battle, things look grim for the eastern army. Toyotomi's army has a supply of modern firearms, a weapon which might turn the tides of war. Tokugawa Ieyasu send his trusted samurai Mayeda and his son Yourimune to Spain. There they are to purchase 5000 muskets... (imdb)
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The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989)
Some thugs in a subway attack a woman, and Bruce Banner, still in hiding, gets mixed up in it and arrested. As he attempts to free himself from prison and help the victim, his efforts are complicated by Daredevil and Kingpin. (me)
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Desperado: Badlands Justice (1989)
Badlands Justice is another in a series of Desperado feature films made exclusively for television. Alex McArthur returns as cowboy Duell McCall, who wanders the wide frontier in search of the one man who will clear him of a murder charge (What price Fugitive?) Once more, McCall finds himself in a corruption-ridden mining town. Since no one knows his true identity, he is able to establish a modicum of law and order, despite the concerted efforts of greedy land baron John Rhys-Davies. (allmovie.com)
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Chapter 25 in the complete adventures of Indiana Jones has it all: the fedora, the bullwhip, the ophidiophobia (fear of snakes)! This time, Indy (Ford) is on a perilous hunt for the Holy Grail with none other than his cantankerous dad (Connery). Father and son have rarely seen eye to eye. But if the adventure they share can't bridge the generation gap, nothing can. (Paramount)
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Noble House (1988)
Noble House (1988) - TV Mini-Series
Ian Struan Dunross is chairman of Struan & Co, the oldest and largest of the British-East Asia trading companies. To the Chinese, that also makes him "Tai-Pan" ("supreme leader") of the "Noble House". Unfortunately, with his power, he inherits ancient promises, dark secrets and deep financial problems on a small island full of people who want to see Struan's fall so they can become the Noble House.
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Waxwork (1988)
A wax museum owner uses his horror exhibits to unleash evil on the world. (imdb)
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Higher Ground (1988)
In this thriller set against the majestic backdrop of the Alaskan wilderness, the late John Denver stars as a retired FBI agent seeking to clear the name of a close friend. Disillusioned with his job as a G-man, Jim Clayton retires from the FBI and goes into the airfreight business with his best friend. When Clayton's pal is murdered and branded a bootlegger, the former agent embarks on his most treacherous mission to date - clearing the name of an innocent man. (allmovie.com)
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The Little Match Girl (1987)
A man, estranged from his wealthy family, reconciles at Christmas with the help of a homeless little match girl.
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Grizzly II: The Predator (1987)
All hell breaks loose when a giant Grizzly, reacting to the slaughter of Grizzlies by poachers, attacks at a massive big-band rock concert in the National Park.
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The Living Daylights (1987)
James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov.
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In the Shadow of Kilimanjaro (1986)
Based on actual events, film tells the story of an incident in Kenya in 1984, when, because of a severe drought, 90,000 starving baboons went on a murderous rampage, killing humans and animals alike. (imdb)
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Firewalker (1986)
A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/ Apache horde of gold. (imdb)
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King Solomon
Fortune hunter Allan Quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of 1900s Africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival German explorer. (imdb)
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No Man
Stella Stevens is Sheriff of a western town & her daughters...3 by different men, inherited their skills...magic, gambling & the youngest is a tomboy/cowboy...2 gether they help their mother, with the help of the housekeeper/friend & scared /green deputy...catch a band of outlaws, the best line n the movie is delivered by her youngest daughter, Missy Wilder"i can ride..rope & shoot better than, any deputy ur paying wages 2!"
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Kim (1984)
Kim (1984) - TV Movie
A friendly street kid in India, during the last years of the 19th century, looks and considers himself Indian but is in fact a Brit. The Brits discover his true origin and train him as a spy. (imdb)
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Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)
Gawain was a squire in King Arthur's court when the Green Knight burst in and offered to play a game with a brave knight... (imdb)
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Sadat (1983)
Sadat (1983) - TV Movie
The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.
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Sahara (1983)
After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik. (imdb)
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Victor/Victoria (1982)
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life. (imdb)
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Ivanhoe (1982)
Ivanhoe (1982) - TV Movie
Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in the power-struggle for the throne of England. (imdb)
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Peter and Paul (1981)
Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts. (imdb)
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Sphinx (1981)
Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs - murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy's curse! (imdb)
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
You're in for thrills as Indiana Jones (Ford) confronts snakes, Nazis and one astonishing cliffhanger after another -- all topped off by the discovery and opening of the mystical Ark of the Covenant. (Paramount)
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Shogun (1980)
Shogun (1980) - TV Mini-Series
John Blackthorne, an English ship pilot, whose vessel wrecked upon the Japanese coast in the early 17th century is forced to deal with the two most powerful men in Japan in these days. He is thrown in the midst of a war between Toranaga and Ishido, who struggle for the title of Shogun which will give ultimate power to the one who possesses it. (imdb)
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The Merchant of Venice (1980)
A rich merchant, Antonio is depressed for no good reason, until his good friend Bassanio comes to tell him how he's in love with Portia... (imdb)
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A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (1979)
Pinky is released from prison and has decided to go straight from now on, but accidentally getting himself a job as a maintenance man at a large bank, gives him a lot of undue attention from Ivan the Terrible, the local hoodlum. By using Pinky, Ivan hopes to rob the bank and Pinky starts to liken to the idea of going back to his old ways! (imdb)
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I, Claudius (1976)
I, Claudius (1976) - TV Series
Follows the history of the Roman Empire, from the death of Marcellus to Claudius' own death. As Claudius narrates his life, we witness Augustus' attempts to find an heir, often foiled by his wife Livia who wants her son Tiberius to become emperor.
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Penny Gold (1974)
While investigating a murder case, a detective stumbles upon a rare-stamp swindle involving the victim's twin sister. (imdb)
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