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Martin Landau
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Date of Birth: Jun 20, 1928

Country: USA

Biography: Martin Landau is an American actor. Landau began his career in the 1950s; his early films include a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). He played continuing roles in the television series Mission: Impossible for which he received Emmy Award nominations, and Space:1999. He received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture and his first nomination for an Academy Award for his work in Tucker: The Man and His Dream...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 83 - You've Seen 0

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Abe & Phil
Dr. Abe Mandelbaum has just moved into a new manor with his ailing wife. After forming an unlikely friendship with a womanizing gambler, their relationship is tested when they each try to convince a mysterious nurse that they are her long-lost father. (imdb)
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The Red Maple Leaf (2016)
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)
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Remember (2015)
The darkest chapter of the 20th century collides with a contemporary mission of revenge.
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Anna Nicole (2013)
Anna Nicole Smith (Agnes Bruckner) was a single mother from Texas who became the biggest supermodel in the world, but her sudden catapult to fame came with a price, as drugs, alcohol and reckless behavior led her down a tragic path. Now you get to see the whole story in this compelling original film, as Anna Nicole?s sexual desires, crippling addictions and her overwhelming need to be famous lead her from incredible fame and fortune to her unfortunate descent. (imdb)
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Frankenweenie (2012)
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. (imdb)
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Mysteria (2011)
A once famous and now a washed-up Hollywood screenwriter fighting to finish his latest script with an unrealistic deadline. He finds himself in the center of a murder investigation ... (imdb)
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9 (2009)
When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world where all humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction.
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City of Ember (2008)
For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.
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Lovely, Still (2008)
A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
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Survivors (2008)
Survivors (2008) - Short Film
Eight minute film in which cancer sufferers and their relatives speak about their experience of the disease.
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Billy: The Early Years (2008)
Most of us know Billy Graham as the self-assured and charismatic preacher who became one of the most important figures of 20th Century Christianity. Now, with the release of Billy: The Early Years, we meet Billy as the earnest and promising young man at the crossroads of faith and doubt, ultimately facing the moment of decision that launched one of history's most powerful evangelistic careers. (billytheearlyyears.com)
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Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005)
The life and times of actor Steve McQueen, on the 75th anniversary of his birth (imdb)
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The Couple (2004)
A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis. (imdb)
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Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Veteran detective Joe Gavilan (Ford) is on the biggest case of his career and saddled with a new partner, K.C. Calden (Hartnett), who can't quite decide between being a cop or an aspiring actor. (Sony)
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Wake (2003)
The fateful reunion of four brothers quickly dissolves into a night of drinking, deceit, perversions, and death. They don't realize until it is too late that the party they are having is, in fact, a wake. (Wildwell Films)
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The Commission (2003)
Using transcripts from the Warren Commission Report, this film documents the workings of the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. (imdb)
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Shanghai Ghetto (2002)
In April 2000, filmmakers Dana Janklowicz-Mann and Amir Mann sneaked into China with a digital camera to shoot at the site of the Jewish Ghetto in Shanghai, unchanged since WWII, where thousands of German Jews found refuge in the 1930s. (Menemsha Films)
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Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001)
Hosted by Robert Culp, this two-hour program combines film clips, behind the scenes footage, and recent interviews to create a look at the troubled 1958-1963 production. The interviews include a few surviving (at the time) actors such as Hume Cronyn and Martin Landau, plus 1995 bits from Roddy McDowall. (imdb)
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The Majestic (2001)
Set against the backdrop of the 1950's Hollywood blacklist, an ambitious screenwriter loses his job and his identity, only to find new courage and love in the heart of a small town's life.
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In the Beginning (2000)
Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal. (imdb)
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Very Mean Men (2000)
A bartender wants rid of an obnoxious drunk but not until the drunk has left a decent tip. So the bartender tells the story of two mobster families, the Minetti's who work out of an Italian restaurant in the East San Fernando Valley, and the Mulroney's who work out of an Irish pub in the West San Fernando Valley. Mob war breaks out when one of the Minetti "boys" stiffs Big Paddy's daughter on her tip. We soon see why these hoods are called very mean men. (imdb)
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Destination Hitchcock: The Making of
Hosted by Eva Marie Saint, the film's leading lady, this 40-minute documentary of Alfred Hitchcock's only M-G-M film combines interviews (Martin Landau, Patricia Hitchcock, production designer Robert F. Boyle and screenwriter Ernest Lehman), movie clips and behind the scenes photos to make for a fascinating look at one of the silver screen's glowing gems. (imdb)
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Shiner (2000)
Billy Simpson is a shady boxing promoter in South London banned from legitimate fights. It's the biggest day of his life, though, because he has a champion on his hands, his 20-year-old son, Eddie.
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Ready to Rumble (2000)
Two dimwit sewage workers watch their hero, WCW wrestler Jimmy King, get screwed out of the World title by wrestler Diamond Dallas Page and evil WCW owner Titus Sinclair. They embark on a quest to help their hero win his title - and honor - back. Features cameos by lots of WCW wrestlers. (imdb)
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EdTV (1999)
A comedy about a video store clerk Ed (Matthew McConaughey) whose life is thrown into chaos when he agrees to let an executive of a televison studio (Ellen DeGeneres) film him for 24 hours. (imdb)
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The New Adventures of Pinocchio (1999)
Puppeteer Geppetto becomes a puppet himself after drinking an elixir that Pinocchio bought from a traveling carnival. (imdb)
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Carlo
Carlo's Wake is a black comedy about the life, death and wake of an Italian-American patriarch and his colorful, combative extended family. (imdb)
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Rounders (1998)
A story of passion, risk, and the extreme price of friendship in the world of high-stakes poker. (Miramax)
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The X Files: Fight the Future (1998)
With the dubious assistance of a paranoid doctor, Mulder and Scully risk their careers and their lives to hunt down a deadly virus which may be extraterrestrial in origin - and could destroy all life on earth! (Fox)
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The Long Way Home (1997)
After WWII, Jewish Holocaust survivors are moved into Displaced Persons' camps. After delays, more physical hardship, and years of uncertainty, they are permitted to begin new lives in Israel and the U.S. (imdb)
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B*A*P*S (1997)
Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but learn to become B*A*P*S Black American Princesses. (imdb)
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The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you the adventures on which he learns valuable lessons. (imdb)
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The Elevator (1996)
Taking destiny into his own hands, a wannabe screenwriter traps a successful producer in an elevator and pitches him four strange scripts. A portmanteau movie in which nothing is as it seems.
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City Hall (1996)
The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences. (imdb)
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Joseph (1995)
Joseph (1995) - TV Movie
The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite. (imdb)
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Intersection (1994)
Vincent Eastman has to choose between his wife of 16 years, Sally, or his new love, Olivia. Frequent flashbacks explain the background to the marriage and the affair. (imdb)
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Inside the Actors Studio (1994)
Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers. (imdb)
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Ed Wood (1994)
The life of Edward D. Wood Jr. hailed as the worst director of all time.
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Eye of the Stranger (1993)
A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help 'persuade' the owners to sell. (imdb)
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No Place to Hide (1993)
Detective Joe Garvey is called in to a mysterious case: a ballerina has been slayed on stage during a performance, it seems she didn't even fight. At her house Garvey finds her 14 years old precocious sister Tinsel. She's not very cooperative, so he arranges to have her sent to the orphanage -- until she's attacked too. He takes her under his wings, and soon both get the attention of a secret organization. (imdb)
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Sliver (1993)
Sliver Heights has everything a girl could want. Panoramic views of the city, a fully functional gym... (imdb)
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Mistress (1992)
A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) who's old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has their own mistress that they want put into the film. (imdb)
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Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992)
An AIDS-stricken woman becomes a leader in the struggle to educate people about the disease and its prevention. (imdb)
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By Dawn
The crew of a nuclear bomber attack the Soviet Union while the President of the United States tries desperately to regain control of his military after his helicopter crashes during a limited nuclear exchange. (imdb)
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Paint It Black (1989)
A serial killer covers his victims in modeling clay, and a local sculptor is accused of the crimes. (imdb)
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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
The film's title indicates the themes of two separate stories: 1) a renowned opthalmologist is desperate to cut off an adulterous relationship...which ends up in murder; and 2) an ethically frustrated documentary filmmaker woos an attractive television producer while making a film about her insufferably self-centered boss. (MGM)
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Run If You Can (1988)
A young woman accidentally sees snuff films through a satellite dish aberration and alerts the police, who are already looking for a serial killer.
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Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)
Based on a true story. Shortly after World War II, Preston Tucker is a grandiose schemer with a new dream, to produce the best cars ever made. With the assistance of Abe Karatz and some impressive salesmanship on his own part, he obtains funding and begins to build his factory. The whole movie also has many parallels with director Coppola's own efforts to build a new movie studio of his own. (imdb)
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Empire State (1988)
A film that plays out over the course of a single day and night, following the misadventures of various peoples whose lives are entwined with the titular nightclub. (imdb)
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The Return of the Six-Million-Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (1987)
Ten years after his retirement from the government, Colonel Steve Austin must again team up with Jaime Sommers to stop a terrorist group. Complicating matters for Austin are his estranged ... (imdb)
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Cyclone (1987)
Rick has devoloped the ultimate mototcycle, the Cyclone. It is a $5 million bike equipped with rocket launchers and laser guns. Rick meets his fate and it is up to his girlfriend Teri to keep the Cyclone from falling into the wrong hands. Teri can trust no one but herself. (imdb)
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Sweet Revenge (1987)
Nancy Allen plays an investigative news reporter Jillian Gray, who, along with her daughter is kidnapped by white slave king Cicero, after getting too close with her investigation. Now that she has escaped, she seeks revenge on Cicero. (imdb)
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Kung Fu: The Movie (1986)
In his travels, Caine meets up with an old man who has several surprises for him. The first being the destruction of the Shaolin order, the second being that the man is the father of the Emperor's nephew whom he killed in China, and the third is that he seeks his revenge using the son Caine never knew he had sired as the instrument of his death. It will take all of Caine's skill and wisdom to find a solution to this deadly predicament. (imdb)
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Treasure Island (1985)
Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, updated to the twentieth century.
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Access Code (1984)
A government agency discovers that some of America's nuclear arsenal has been stolen by a private group planning to take over the world for themselves. Somehow, the agents must stop the group's plans for global domination, recover the stolen weapons, and prevent a nationwide panic by keeping everything secret. (imdb)
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The Being (1983)
Creature spawned by nuclear waste terrorizes Idaho community. (Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide)
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Cosmic Princess (1982)
Earth's Moon is ripped from orbit by a massive nuclear explosion and cast adrift in deep space. It is displaced further into the unknown by two space warps and into range of the volcanic planet Psychon, where the crew of Moonbase Alpha hope to obtain a mineral needed for their survival. But they are lured into a trap by Mentor of Psychon, who wants to drain their souls into a machine for energy needed to transform Psychon back to the paradise it once was... (imdb)
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The Fall of the House of Usher (1982)
After a long journey, a traveller and his wife arrive at the Usher mansion. However, they discover that the mansion's sibling inhabitants, Roderick and Madeline Usher, have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick's senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become nearly catatonic. That evening, Roderick tells his guests of an old Usher family curse: any time there has been more than one Usher child, all of the siblings have gone insane and died horrible deaths. (imdb)
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Alone in the Dark (1982)
A trio of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house. (imdb)
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The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan
Television movie in which the Harlem Globetrotters crashland onto the island featured in the earlier TV series.
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The Return (1980)
Two young children and an adult in a small town have an encounter with an alien spaceship. 25 years later the children are reunited as adults in the same town which is now beset by strange cattle mutilations. Matters become worse when the cattle mutilations are joined by human murders and mutilations. (imdb)
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Without Warning (1980)
An alien hunter lands in the backwoods of America and proceeds to stalk and kill campers, hunters, scoutmasters and teenagers. It's up to a broken-down Vietnam vet (Landau), a local hunter (Palance) and a pair of students to end the alien's reign of terror.
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The Last Word (1979)
Danny Travis (Richard Harris) is a kindly Irish inventor and widower whose projects leave his family in a constant state of near poverty. He takes on the system when the city slates his apartment building for demolition. Danny uncovers a plot hatched by the scheming Governor Davis (Biff McGuire) that will line the politician's pockets under the false pretense of an urban renewal project. (allmovie.com)
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Meteor (1979)
After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power... (imdb)
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The Death of Ocean View Park (1979)
A young woman starts to get visions of a disaster happening at a local amusement park. (imdb)
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Destination Moonbase-Alpha (1978)
Lunar colonists of Moonbase Alpha are marooned in space after a nuclear explosion pushes the Moon out of its orbit and a rescue spaceship from the Earth is not what it seems to be.
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Aliens from Spaceship Earth (1977)
Tries to prove that all great men of the past were actually aliens. (imdb)
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Blazing Magnum (1976)
An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not everything is what he thought it was. (imdb)
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Space: 1999 (1975)
Space: 1999 (1975) - TV Series
The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space. (imdb)
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Columbo: Double Shock (1973)
The smarmy TV chef, Dexter Paris, has a rich uncle who is about to marry a woman young enough to be his granddaughter. The uncle's nephew visits him while he takes a bath, plugs in an egg beater and throws it into the tub, electrocuting the old man. But when the young fiancee and a trusted housekeeper discover the body, it's clothed in a sweatsuit and slumped over an exercise bike. It looks as if he had had a heart attack while riding it. (imdb)
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Savage (1973)
Savage (1973) - TV Movie
A TV reporter investigates compromising photographs of a nominee to the Supreme Court.
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Black Gunn (1972)
The local neighborhood is being taken over by the Italian mafia, and it's up to night club owner Gunn (Jim Brown) to take them down.
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A Town Called Hell (1971)
A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers. (imdb)
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They Call Me Mister Tibbs! (1970)
San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs is called in to investigate when a liberal street preacher and political candidate is accused of murdering a prostitute. Tibbs is also battling domestic woes, including a frustrated wife and a rebellious adolescent son. (imdb)
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Situation Normal, All Fouled Up (1970)
In WWII, a commando was sent in a secret mission in Sicily. They had a reluctant Italian prisoner of war to help them. (imdb)
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Nevada Smith (1966)
A naive half-Indian, half-white man evolves into a hardened killer as he tracks down his parents' murderers. (IMDb)
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Mission: Impossible (1966)
An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture. (imdb)
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
The life of Jesus Christ. (imdb)
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The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
A wagon train heads for Denver with a cargo of whisky for the miners. Chaos ensues as the Temperance League, the US cavalry, the miners and the local Indians all try to take control of the valuable cargo. (imdb)
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The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre (1964)
Martin Landau's wife is dead, and interred in a crypt in the grounds of the family mansion. There is a phone line leading from the crypt to inside the house itself, and when it rings anguished sobbing is heard on the line. Martin Landau believes it is his wife's ghost sobbing, but in fact it is connected with the ghost of an old Spanish mission, a painting of which is on the wall of the main room of the house. The film is strong on atmosphere. (imdb)
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Cleopatra (1963)
Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. (imdb)
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North by Northwest (1959)
An advertising executive is mistaken for a spy and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
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Pork Chop Hill (1959)
American GI's must retake a barren hill in Korea that has been overrun by Red Chinese troops. The ensuing battle becomes a meat grinder for American and Chinese alike. This story of a an actual battle is all grit. (imdb)
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