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Leslie Nielsen
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Date of Birth: Feb 11, 1926

Country: Canada

Biography: Leslie William Nielsen, OC was a Canadian and naturalized American actor and comedian. Nielsen appeared in over one hundred films and 1,500 television programs over the span of his career, portraying over 220 characters. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Nielsen enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and worked as a disc jockey before receiving a scholarship to Neighborhood Playhouse... (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 83 - You've Seen 83

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Titles You've Ranked (83)
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Hauser Hauser's Memory (1970)  - TV Movie
Summary: A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn between his own wife and that of his dead colleague, who was a Nazi sympathizer. (imdb)
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The Return of Charlie Chan The Return of Charlie Chan (1973)  - TV Movie
Summary: Charlie Chan investigates a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon. (imdb)
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Viva Knievel! Viva Knievel! (1977)
Summary: As the legendary stuntman travels to Mexico to prepare for one of his greatest stunts yet, he takes time out of his schedule to meet his fans, help out lonely orphans, and try to get his alcoholic mechanic to reconcile with his son. While all of this is going on, Evel's main rival is plotting to have Evel killed and then get rich by using the Team Evel 18-wheeler to smuggle cocaine into America. (imdb)
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Beau Geste Beau Geste (1966)
Summary: Michael "Beau" Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their own sadistic commander than from the rebellious Arabs. (imdb)
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Hot Summer Night Hot Summer Night (1957)
Summary: A big-city reporter between jobs is traveling with his wife through a small Ozarks town and gets a lead on a bank robbery. He tracks down the brutal gang that committed the robbery, only to discover that they are something of a source of pride to the locals. His hopes of getting back into the big time with this story are dashed when his "interview" with the gang leader goes awry and he and his wife find themselves hostages. (imdb)
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How to Steal the World How to Steal the World (1968)
Summary: Secret agent Napoleon Solo fights to stop a top-secret plot to conquer the world. (TCM)
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Dangerous Curves Dangerous Curves (1988)
Summary: Two college student decide to go spend some quality time at a beauty pageant with the help of their Porsche. (imdb)
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The Vagabond King The Vagabond King (1956)
Summary: In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. (imdb)
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S.P.Q.R.: 2,000 and a Half Years Ago S.P.Q.R.: 2,000 and a Half Years Ago (1994)
Summary: Some things never change as this Italian comedy which spoofs government corruption, sports, night clubs, and the Mafia, amply proves.
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Santa Who? Santa Who? (2000)  - TV Movie
Summary: The last thing Tv reporter Peter Albright expects when covering the typical trivial Christmas story is to get a great scoop. But then he never expected the real Santa Claus to drop into his life - litteraly. (DVD cover)
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All I Want for Christmas All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Summary: Two New York City children launch a scheme to get what they most want for Christmas... their parents back together!
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Naked Space Naked Space (1983)
Summary: When the spaceship Vertigo stops to explore a previously unknown planet, the crew finds an unrecognized dollop of protoplasm and takes it aboard ship to return it to earth for analysis. On board, lifeform expands into an oozing person-eating monster which communicates primarily by means of a Vegas lounge act. The crew is gobbled up one after another until the two surviving crew members come up with a plan. (imdb)
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Change of Mind Change of Mind (1969)
Summary: A white man's brain is transplanted into a black man's skull. (imdb)
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Can Ellen Be Saved? Can Ellen Be Saved? (1974)  - TV Movie
Summary: A young girl in search of spiritual enlightenment joins a religious cult, and becomes the focus of a struggle between her family and the group. (imdb)
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Stan Helsing Stan Helsing (2009)
Summary: It's classic Scary Movie-like parody on "Van Helsing", "Hellraiser", "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" ...
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Cave-In! Cave-In! (1983)  - TV Movie
Summary: A party of tourists -- including a state senator, a park ranger who was her one-time lover, a cantankerous professor, and an escaped convict -- are trapped deep inside the caverns of an unnamed national park, rescued briefly, and then caught in a second cave-in. (TCM)
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Rosie! Rosie! (1967)
Summary: Rosie is a sweet, rich and generous woman, especially when is comes to giving money. Daughters, Mildred and Edith, are worried that she will spend all their inheritance, so they plan to have Rosie put away in a home and have her legally declared insane. When Daphne,(Rosie's devoted and caring grand-daughter), over hears their plan, she vows to help her grandmother win. (imdb)
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Counterpoint Counterpoint (1967)
Summary: Famous orchestra conductor is captured by the Germans in WW2, is forced to put on private concerts for the Nazi generals. (imdb)
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Dark Intruder Dark Intruder (1965)
Summary: Police call in occult expert to help solve series of murders. (imdb)
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Dayton Dayton's Devils (1968)
Summary: A crook brings together a group of ex-cons and other misfits in order to rob the payroll at an Air Force base. (imdb)
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Kevin of the North Kevin of the North (2001)
Summary: A man must participate in the Iditarod dog race across Alaska to inherit property from his legendary grandfather, but ends up getting much more than he bargained for. (imdb)
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Snatched Snatched (1973)  - TV Movie
Summary: The wives of three wealthy men are kidnapped and held for a $3 million ransom, but one of the men doesn't want to pay his share.
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The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)
Summary: Lieutenant Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy. (imdb)
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Mr. Willowby Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995)
Summary: A single Christmas tree becomes the source of cheer for the people and animals living around Mr. Willowby's estate. Based on the children's book of the same name. (imdb)
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The Patriot The Patriot (1986)
Summary: Agent tries to track down terrorists who are intercepting government nuclear weapons. (imdb)
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The Letters The Letters (1973)  - TV Movie
Summary: Story of people whose lives were changed because of a year-long delay in the delivery of some letters.
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A Choice of Two A Choice of Two (1981)
Summary: The film stars Moore as a corporate chairman who is preparing to retire, and is choosing his successor; the candidates are a charming rogue (Nielsen) who is having an affair with the chairman's daughter (Bastedo), and a humorless schemer (Gary Reineke). However, in the process a major corporate fraud is uncovered, necessitating an investigation by Revenue Canada to identify the fraudster (Wikipedia)
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Trial Run Trial Run (1969)  - TV Movie
Summary: A slice-of-life drama involving a young lawyer, his adoring secretary who tries to help to advance his career, and his employer, a famed lawyer burdened with an unfaithful wife.
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Riel Riel (1979)  - TV Movie
Summary: A film about the actions of the Metis rebel leader who opposed the Canadian government in two separate rebellions.
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The Bold Ones: The Protectors The Bold Ones: The Protectors (1969)  - TV Series
Summary: Sam Danforth is a big city deputy police chief whose old fashioned way of handling things didn't always work in the changing world. He teams with DA William Washburn, who is more adaptable in dealing with crime.
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Police Squad! Police Squad! (1982)  - TV Series
Summary: Sight-gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for later very successful "Naked Gun" movies. (imdb)
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Home Is Where the Hart Is Home Is Where the Hart Is (1987)
Summary: Nurse and con artist Belle Haimes (Valri Bromfield) lives with her dull-witted husband Rex Haimes (Stephen E. Miller) in the Hart Mansion in British Columbia. There she cares for the invalid, 103 year-old Slim Hart, aka Pappy, (Joe Austin) and his wife, Minnie (Enid Saunders) who is in a coma. (imdb)
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Foxfire Light Foxfire Light (1982)
Summary: A spoiled rich girl used to getting her way comes up against a rancher who won't be intimidated by her. (imdb)
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Incident in San Francisco Incident in San Francisco (1971)  - TV Movie
Summary: A man who tries to stop a mugging finds himself accused of murdering the criminal after the victim and witnesses fail to corroborate his story. A young reporter believes the man and tries to find out why the parties involved are trying to frame the man. (imdb)
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Summerslam Summerslam (1994)  - TV Special
Summary: WWF title (steel cage match): Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart, WWF Intercontinental title: Diesel vs. Razor Ramon, WWF Women's title: Alundra Blayze vs. Bull Nakano, Undertaker vs. Undertaker, I.R.S. & Bam Bam Bigelow vs. The Headshrinkers, Lex Luger vs. Tatanka, Mabel vs. Jeff Jarrett. (imdb)
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Safety Patrol Safety Patrol (1998)  - TV Movie
Summary: Scout Bozell idolizes the uniformed Safety Patrol kids who keep watch at his junior high school, and he dreams of being one of them, even though his constant, catastrophic clumsiness makes him something very much like an adolescent Inspector Clouseau. When he transfers to a new school, Scout tries to cozy up to the Safeties there, unaware that this bunch is a mini-criminal gang who shake down other students and conspire a series of employee thefts with the help of two adult crooks on staff.
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And Millions Die! And Millions Die! (1973)  - TV Movie
Summary: Nazi war criminal Franz Kessler is an expert in germ warfare living in Hong Kong. In order to maintain his rich lifestyle he does a deal to provide terrorists them with a lethal gas. To protect himself he plants a timebomb in a Hong Kong sewer along with a large sample of his wares. When things don't go to plan the police find themselves in a desperate search to prevent it from detonating. (imdb)
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Four Rode Out Four Rode Out (1970)
Summary: A U.S. marshal sets out to bring in a Mexican bandit accused of killing his girlfriend's father, but it turns out that there's more to the story than there first appears to be. (imdb)
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Family Plan Family Plan (1997)
Summary: After death of a man who managed summer camp for kids, his son-in-law plans to close it and build a luxury summer resort. However, manager's friend, Harry has an idea how to save the children's camp. (imdb)
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Brink Brink's: The Great Robbery (1976)  - TV Movie
Summary: In this telling of the infamous 1950 robbery, James McNally is portrayed as the one gang member who maintains his silence in the face of extreme police pressure. When he is sent up to prison and sees the other gang members letting him take all the heat, he still doesn't come clean to the cops. He feels a loyalty to his best friend, who was also in on the crime. But what will his best friend choose to do? (imdb)
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Slap Shot 3: The Junior League Slap Shot 3: The Junior League (2008)
Summary: A team of young hockey players with little skill and a knack for losing gets a chance to salvage its miserable season under the guidance of the outrageous Hanson Brothers, Steve (Steve Carlson), Jeff (Jeff Carlson) and Jack (David Hanson). The third installment in the Slap Shot series, this action-packed sports comedy features Leslie Nielsen and all-star hockey players Mark Messier and Doug Gilmour. (netflix.com)
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Rent-a-Kid Rent-a-Kid (1995)  - TV Movie
Summary: An adoption agency allows customers to rent prospective adoptees for a trial period.
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Forbidden Planet Forbidden Planet (1956)
Summary: A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. (imdb)
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Creepshow Creepshow (1982)
Summary: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A.Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen. (imdb)
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Mr. Magoo Mr. Magoo (1997)
Summary: The myopic millionaire defeats jewel smugglers in his usual bumbling manner. (imdb)
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Dracula: Dead and Loving It Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)
Summary: Another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time he's out to poke fun at the Dracula myth. (imdb)
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Soul Man Soul Man (1986)
Summary: To achieve his dream of attending Harvard, a pampered teen poses as a young black man to receive a full scholarship. (imdb)
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Scary Movie 4 Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Summary: What do you get when you mix fearless comedic genius with the latest box-office blockbusters? You guessed it. The Scary Movie gang is back with the most hilarious and irreverent installment yet. (The Weinstein Company)
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Men with Brooms Men with Brooms (2002)
Summary: Paul Gross stars as the leader of a recently reunited curling team from a small Canadian town. This offbeat comedy follows the team as they work through their respective life issues and struggle to win the championship for the sake of their late coach. (imdb)
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Prom Night Prom Night (1980)
Summary: A masked killer stalks four teens responsible for the accidential death of a child six years earlier at their high school's senior prom. (imdb)
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Harlow Harlow (1965)
Summary: In this story, Harlow starts in the movies as set dressing, the pretty girl who is used for the glamour shots... (imdb)
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2001: A Space Travesty 2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
Summary: Leslie Nielsen once again plays a bumbling detective in the vein of the 'Naked Gun' movies, but this time as Marshall Richard 'Dick' Dix... (imdb)
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Spy Hard Spy Hard (1996)
Summary: General Rancor is threatening to destroy the world with a missile he is hiding at his secret base. But to complete his goal, he needs a special computer chip, invented by the scientist Prof. Ukrinsky. (imdb)
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Surf Ninjas Surf Ninjas (1993)
Summary: Two Asian-American "surfer-dude" brothers discover they are the long lost princes from a China Sea Island... (imdb)
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Airplane! Airplane! (1980)
Summary: An airplane crew takes ill. Surely the only person capable of landing the plane is an ex-pilot afraid to fly. But don't call him Shirley.
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Scary Movie 3 Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Summary: A mysterious killer video tape is circulating around. One look at this tape and you have seven days left to live. News Reporter Cindy Campbell (Faris) witnesses this video tape and tries to work out a way to prevent her death. But this is not the only mystery to appear. Crop circles have been appearing in the local farm of Tom (Sheen) and George (Rex). With help from Aunt Shaneequa (Latifah), Cindy suspects that the aliens may be linked with the killer tape and must now work out both mysteries before it's the end of the world. (imdb)
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The Unknown Marx Brothers The Unknown Marx Brothers (1993)  - TV Movie
Summary: Leslie Nielsen hosts this retrospective of the Marx Brothers, from their early career on stage to their post-film career in television... (imdb)
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The Battle of Gettysburg The Battle of Gettysburg (1955)  - Short Film
Summary: This film was shot entirely at the Gettysburg National Military Park, where the decisive battle of the American Civil War was fought... (imdb)
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Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Summary: Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards. (imdb)
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Wrongfully Accused Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Summary: Ryan Harrison is framed for murder and must prove himself innocent by finding a mysterious one-eyed, one-armed, one-legged man after escaping from a bus accident on the way to jail. (imdb)
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The Poseidon Adventure The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Summary: A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape, when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea. (imdb)
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The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler (1971)
Summary: A U.S. Senator is spirited away to a secret New Mexico medical lab after a serious car crash. His injuries are completely healed by a secret organization that has developed advanced medical technology. What does the organization want in exchange for saving his life? Meanwhile, a reporter who witnessed the accident decides to investigate the senator's disappearance. (imdb)
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Repossessed Repossessed (1990)
Summary: A parody of "The Exorcist", the famous horror. The main female character plays a mother in a family now. She watch the TV all day, and the devil possesses her certainly. The modern devil chaser is Leslie Nielsen, who fights with the devil in a TV show. (imdb)
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An American Carol An American Carol (2008)
Summary: An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.
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Harvey Harvey (1998)  - TV Movie
Summary: A remake of the 1950 film of the same name. An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey (imdb)
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Tammy and the Bachelor Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)
Summary: An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman. (imdb)
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The Sheepman The Sheepman (1958)
Summary: A stranger in a Western cattle-town behaves with remarkable self-assurance, establishing himself as a man to be reckoned with. The reason appears with his stock: a herd of sheep, which he intends to graze on the range. The horrified inhabitants decide to run him out at all costs. (imdb)
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Wrong Is Right Wrong Is Right (1982)
Summary: Only Patrick Hale can prevent a desperate president, the head of the CIA, a trigger happy general, terrorists, an arms dealer, and religious fanatics from destroying our world, but he has other things on his mind. (imdb)
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Gunfight in Abilene Gunfight in Abilene (1967)
Summary: Fighting in the Civil War a man accidentally kills his friend. Returning to Abilene after the war he finds his former sweetheart about to marry the brother of the man he killed. To pay his debt he not only refuses to win her back but takes the job of Sheriff when the brother asks him. Still haunted by the killing he refuses to carry a gun. But there is trouble between the ranchers and the farmers and when he finds the brother murdered he straps on a gun and heads after the killer. (imdb)
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The Opposite Sex The Opposite Sex (1956)
Summary: Kay Hilliard, a former nightclub singer, married ten years and mother of a young daughter, is informed that her husband Steve is having an affair with chorus girl Crystal, so she goes to Reno for a divorce. After that, Steve marries Crystal, but Crystal isn't true. When Kay hears about this, she starts fighting to win her ex-husband back. (imdb)
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Ransom! Ransom! (1956)
Summary: The Stannard's son is kidnapped for ransom. Plot centers around Ford's (the father) efforts to find him. (imdb)
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The Amsterdam Kill The Amsterdam Kill (1977)
Summary: Former DEA Agent Quinlan, removed from the force some years earlier for stealing confiscated drug money, is hired by Chung Wei, a leader in the Amsterdam drug cartel, who wants out of the business. Quinlan's job is to use Chung's information to tip DEA agents to drug busts, thereby destroying the cartel. But when the first two "tips" go awry, resulting in murdered DEA officers, the feds must decide whether to trust Quinlan further... (imdb)
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City on Fire City on Fire (1979)
Summary: A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city. (imdb)
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Columbo: Lady in Waiting Columbo: Lady in Waiting (1971)  - TV Episode
Summary: A mousy heiress murders her brother, pretending she thought he was a burglar. Lt. Columbo unravels her alibi. (imdb)
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Day of the Animals Day of the Animals (1977)
Summary: The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced. (imdb)
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Project: Kill Project: Kill (1976)
Summary: John Trevor escapes from the military base where he commanded Project: Kill, a mind control experiment that used drugs to create bodyguards and assassins for the United States and makes his way to the Philippines. Soon Trevor finds himself in love with Lee Su and feeling the with drawl symptoms from the drugs for the mind control that make him very dangerous not only to himself but everyone around him... (imdb)
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Pirates: 3D Show Pirates: 3D Show (1999)  - Short Film
Summary: Captain Lucky and his crew of no good pirates venture to an exotic island to find the customary treasure. Unfortunately a young boy with a vengeance has other ideas! (IMDB Comments)
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How to Commit Marriage How to Commit Marriage (1969)
Summary: Young couple decide to live together and they wind up having a baby. They decide they should give the baby up for adoption. The baby's Mother's parents wind up adopting the baby using a fake name. (imdb)
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The Reluctant Astronaut The Reluctant Astronaut (1967)
Summary: Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is a janitor, not an astronaut. Anxious to live up to the expectations of his domineering father, Roy manages to keep up a facade of being an astronaut to his family and friends.(imdb)
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Superhero Movie Superhero Movie (2008)
Summary: A send-up of superhero films, from Batman Begins to Fantastic Four. (imdb)
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Camouflage Camouflage (2001)
Summary: Marty Mackenzie (Lochlyn Munro) is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter (Leslie Nielsen) a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned against a rich gravel pit owner. Marty realises that private investigating is not as it seemed to be. (imdb)
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Nuts Nuts (1987)
Summary: A high-class call girl (Streisand) kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney (Dreyfuss), and is very disruptive during her court hearings. (imdb)
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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Summary: Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind-control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth. Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, a stuffed beaver, two baseball teams and an odd assortment of others join the wacko goings-on and blow the laugh-o-meter to smithereens. (Paramount)