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Columbo: Murder with Too Many Notes (2000) - TV Episode
Findlay Crawford, a Hollywood film composer and conductor, murders a talented composer/musician who has been ghostwriting most of Crawford's work in recent years, including the entire score for the last film, which won an Oscar. Crawford is jealous of the young musician whose talent outshines his own. (imdb)
Columbo: Ashes to Ashes (1998) - TV Episode
Columbo is called in to investigate the disappearance of a Hollywood gossip reporter. All evidence points to one of the last people who saw her alive a mortician-to-the-stars with more than a few skeletons rattling around in his closet. (imdb)
The inmates of an insane asylum are subjected to experiments using collective consciousness and surgically implanted chips in an attempt to create perfect citizens. (imdb)
The Phantom, descendent of a line of African superheroes, travels to New York City to thwart a wealthy criminal genius from obtaining three magic skulls which would give him the secret to ultimate power.
A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK. (imdb)
William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace's father and brother, along with many others, lost their lives trying to free Scotland. Once he loses another of his loved ones, William Wallace begins his long quest to make Scotland free once and for all, along with the assistance of Robert the Bruce. (imdb)
This time Columbo is put on a murder that was made to look like a suicide. However, he notices some loose ends, and asks a lawyer and a governor to clear these problems up. (imdb)
Of Pure Blood (1986) - TV Movie
Engrossing tale of a mother investigating her son's mysterious death and finding much more than she bargains for. While casting director Alicia Browning (Remick) takes leave of her job in NYC to investigate what happened to Mark (Bowman) in Germany, her persistence uncovers perplexing details that lead to the discovery of some very unsettling, and dark personal memories!
Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them. (imdb)
Jamaica Inn (1983) - TV Movie
The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes. (imdb)
A group of terrorists take a radio disk jockey and his wife and child hostage in order to get their manifesto out to the world. (imdb)
A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him. (imdb)
The Hard Way (1979) - TV Movie
A professional assassin is coerced into taking on one last job. (imdb)
A dramatization of the one possibly successful escape from the notorious prison. (imdb)
General Patton tries to transfer the German gold stock to Frankfurt. But someone foils his plan. The military police begin to find the guilty... (imdb)
The Man in the Iron Mask (1977) - TV Movie
The story of Louis XIV of France and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging Musketeers, led by D'Artagnan. (imdb)
On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train. (imdb)
Columbo: Last Salute to the Commodore (1976) - TV Episode
Commodore Otis Swanson owns a ship building company, and is not happy with the shady dealings of his son-in-law Charles Clay, who has turned the modest and upstanding business into a name-brand production line for status-seekers. Nor is he pleased with any of the people closest to him - his alcoholic daughter, his elderly nephew, his lawyer, and an employee. He announces at his birthday party his intention to sell the company. That night, the Commodore is murdered.
Columbo: Identity Crisis (1975) - TV Episode
A top CIA operative commits murder the way only a brilliant spy can, never guessing he'll have to contend with a man like Lt. Columbo.
Three rogues set out to rob $300,000 from an Indian-hating cavalry major. (imdb)
The commandant of a military academy murders the chairman of the board, who wants to oust him. Lt. Columbo takes up residence in the barracks to expose the killer. (imdb)
Set in the American Southwest, Othello is a wandering evangelist who happens onto Iago's remote commune. There he marries the lovely Desdemona much to the chagrin of Iago, who also loves her. The conniving commune leader then manages to quietly pressure Othello until murder and tragedy ensue. (All Movie Guide)
Columbo (1971) - TV Series
Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and disingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes. (imdb)
In this historical drama, Mary must battle Queen Elizabeth I, her brother James, the Scottish Lords, the Scottish protestants, her husband and herself to secure the crown for her son and heir, the future James I of England. (imdb)
A revenuer tries to destroy a sadistic bootlegger's still. (TCM.com)
Koroshi (1968) - TV Movie
Secret agent John Drake (aka Danger Man) goes to Japan to infiltrate a secret society that specializes in murder.
Commander James Ferraday, USN, has new orders: get David Jones, a British civilian, Captain Anders, a tough Marine with a platoon of troops, Boris Vasilov, a friendly Russian, and the crew of the nuclear sub USS Tigerfish to the North Pole to rescue the crew of Drift Ice Station Zebra, a weather station at the top of the world... (imdb)
The Prisoner (1967) - TV Series
After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape. (imdb)
Thomasina the cat brings a family together, through her mysterious death and reappearance. (IMDb)
Secret Agent (1964) - TV Series
Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now an agent for MI9, getting exotic assignments exclusively from Her Majesty's Secret Service as an agent of M9. This version of the series introduced several Bond-like gadgets, including a tape-recording shaver, as well as a lighter with a camera hidden inside. (imdb)
In 18th century England, the mysterious masked rider known as the Scarecrow leads a rebel band to save the town of Romney Marsh from the King's oppression and Naval press gangs. (imdb)
When John Harris's daughter is badly injured in an boating accident, the hospital tells him that she will need an urgent blood transfusion. Due to his religious beliefs Harris refuses permission, and the child dies. When the inquest clears Harris of all blame, the doctor in charge of the case tries to get the police to press manslaughter charges against Harris. (imdb)
Over the course of one eventful evening, during the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex (Paul Harris), a bandleader, and Delia Lane (Marti Stevens), a singer, Johnny Cousin (Patrick McGoohan), racked by ambition and jealousy, attempts to tear the interracial couple apart. (criterion.com)
Thomas Crimmins is a new warder, or guard, in an Irish prison. He is young, naive, and idealistic, determined to serve his country by his part in meting out justice to criminals. His superior, Regan, however, realizes that even prisoners are human beings, and Regan is sick of the eye-for-an-eye attitude that leads the state to execute condemned men, or "quare fellows. (imdb)
Three Post Office employees are at work when the facility is held up. The robber kills the supervisor and knocks out another employee. The third one offers no resistance and survives unscathed. Afterwards he begins to wonder if his refusal to resist was a prudent move to preserve his family, or an act of cowardice, as many in the town believe. The resulting conflict begins to tear apart his family. (imdb)
Danger Man (1960) - TV Series
John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all over the world, as his assignments frequently took him to Africa, Latin America, and the Far East. (imdb)
Brothers compete for a woman's affection while danger lurks at every turn in an African wild game park.
Belle (Melina Mercouri) is a tempestuous gypsy girl who is after Sir Paul Deverill (Keith Michell). Her plan is to marry him and take him for every cent he has before moving on to other lovers. (imdb)
Joe 'Tom' Yateley is an ex-convict. Trying to leave his past behind, he decides to start working for the Hawlett Trucking company, which transports gravel. It's an aggressive company, where speed is everything. Doing too less runs in a day? You're out... (imdb)
Set on an island off Nova Scotia, the jealousies and loves of the islanders unfold at a casual pace until economic necessity drives them to the mainland. (imdb)
The British are desperate to shorten the length of WW2 and propose a daring raid to smash Germany's industrial heart. At first the objective looks impossible until a British scientist invents an ingenious weapon capable of destroying the planned target. (imdb)
Film forms the basis for Bob Fosse's masterpiece 'CABARET'. It tells the story of Sally Bowles in a non-musical context.
The son of the king, Prince Edward is given control of Aquitaine, a French area recently conquered by the British. But, he has his hands full when his skeleton army of men might face a rebellion from the French.