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Ralph Waite
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Date of Birth: Jun 22, 1928

Country: USA

Biography: Ralph Waite's stalwart and steadfast TV homesteader John Walton will endure in the hearts of family-oriented viewers for decades to come. Educated at Bucknell University where he graduated with a BA degree, Waite existed rather aimlessly as a young adult while trying to find his way in the world. Occupations came and went, including social worker, religious editor for Harper & Row, and even Presbyterian minister after spending three years at the Yale School of Divinity. At age 30, however, he b

Total Titles at Criticker: 26 - You've Seen 0

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25 Hill (2011)
12 year-old Trey Caldwell is shattered when his father is killed in Afghanistan, leaving a hole in the boy's life and an unfinished Soap Box Derby car in the garage. A final gift from his dad, the car is a constant reminder of all that could have been. But when Trey meets Roy Gibbs a grizzled Fire Chief devastated by the loss of his firefighter son on 9/11, a new relationship forms and old wounds finally begin to heal. (cbd.com)
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Letters to God (2010)
A heartfelt tale of inspiration, hope and redemption, Letters to God is the story of what happens when one boy's walk of faith crosses paths with one man's search for meaning--the resulting transformational journey touches the lives of everyone around them.
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Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
The son of an eccentric detective steps into his father's shoes after his mother is wrongly arrested for stealing a baby panda. (imdb)
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The President
Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is an ageing secret service operative who needs to train a younger man in his field. However, when the first lady is kidnapped by a mysterious band of terrorists, he finds himself thrust head first into a no-holds-barred, kick-butt action mission. (imdb)
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Timequest (2000)
This science fiction thriller poses a series of what-if situations as it follows a time traveler (Ralph Waite) back to Dallas on November 22, 1963 -- just hours before president John F. Kennedy (Victor Slezak) is to depart on his fateful motorcade ride. Will the time traveler be able to convince the ill-fated president not to take part in the day's events, thus changing history forever?
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A Walton Easter (1997)
Sixth Waltons reunion movie is set in 1969 featuring John-Boy as the TV news anchorperson in New York and he is in the throes of writing a new book.
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Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
Shadow, Sassy and Chance are back! It's been three years since their trek through the woods and over the mountains. Now the family lives in San Fransisco and they're taking a vacation in Canada. Only problem, the pets escape from the airport while being put in the cargo area of the plane... (imdb)
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Keys (1994)
Keys (1994) - TV Movie
A lone time investigator gets back in the game when a family suffers a trauma similar to her own.
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A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (1993)
Fourth Waltons reunion TV movie is now set in the 1960s which has John-Boy still living in New York, trying to persuade his fiancée to marry him. Meanwhile, Ben and Cindy's daughter, Virginia, has died and Cindy is finding life very lonely without her. She tells Ben that she would dearly love to adopt another baby, but Ben feels that it is not a good idea. Also Ben is arguing with his father about their lumber company for he wants to buy a new truck, but John keeps insisting that they can't.
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Cliffhanger (1993)
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains (imdb)
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The Bodyguard (1992)
A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's. (imdb)
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Crash and Burn (1990)
Unicom is a powerful organization overseeing most of the world after its economic collapse. They have banned computers and robots in an attempt to insure "life, liberty, and the pursuit of economic stability". When a Unicom Synth robot infiltrates a southwest TV station and kills the manager, a revolutionary against the gestapo-like corporation, a lowly Unicom delivery man must help the rest of the station survive through the incoming "thermal storm". (imdb)
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A Day for Thanks on Walton
Third Waltons reunion movie has most of the family split up on the days approaching Thanksgiving, c. 1946. But most of the family begins to arrive at Walton's Mountain begging with John-Boy recovering from a case of writers block in New York followed by Jason now a struggling musician as well as John Walton whom tries to get everyone together for the special event for Elizabeth, while newlyweds Erin and Paul plan to move out of the Walton homestead. (imdb)
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Mother
Mary Ellen marries Jonesy but they don't exactly have a good start. While on their honeymoon, she suffers an accident that leaves her unable to bear children. She then shuts everyone, even Jonesy out. She then decides to go to the one person who could understand what she's going through, her mother, who is in Arizona recuperating.
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A Wedding on Walton
Erin Walton is considering marrying her boyfriend Paul but her old boyfriend Ashley, who left her to marry someone else, wife died and would like to get Erin back, but Paul is not going to give her up so easily. Also Mary Ellen's boyfriend Jonesy who's a veterinarian is trying to establish a practice but everybody doesn't think he is competent.
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Angel City (1980)
About a dirt poor family who pack all they have into their beat up pick up truck and head out in search of something better. They find work as migrant farm workers picking crops. They also quickly learn that their employment comes with a cost. They are held as virtual prisoners on what could be described as a cross between a slave plantation and a concentration camp. The corrupt head honcho has also developed a system to keep his employees from fleeing.
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The Secret Life of John Chapman (1976)
The true story of John Chapman, a college president who took a sabbatical and went out and got a job as a general laborer, to try to experience life outside his well-ordered but insulated college environment.
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Girls on the Road (1973)
After an unusual credit sequence featuring busty cult starlet Uschi Digart, the film follows the story of two girls (Kathleen Cody and The Fifth Floor's Diane Hull) on their way to a hippie encounter session run by Ralph Waite (The Waltons). They pick up a crazed Vietnam veteran (Michael Ontkean from Twin Peaks) who has grainy flashbacks in both black & white and distorted color, aside from having a bipolar mood disorder. He might just be the serial killer who is murdering hippies... (All Movie Guide)
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The Stone Killer (1973)
Top detective Lou Torrey is transferred to Los Angeles and uncovers a plot by a Sicilian mafioso to use Vietnam veterans to murder all his enemies in a rerun of the "Sicilian Vespers" when the previous generation of Sicilian mafiosi were all killed on a single day. Torrey gets various clues that something big is about to happen but will he discover what is planned before the big day? (imdb)
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Chato
After Pardon Chato, a mestizo, killed a US marshal in self-defense, a posse pursues him, but as the white volunteers advance deep in Indian territory they become more hunted then prey, leading to internal strife. They rape Chato's woman, and are hunted down to the last man by the unrelenting warrior. (IMDb)
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The Magnificent Seven Ride! (1972)
Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his friend's cause and recruits a writer and five prisoners to destroy the desperadoes.
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Trouble Man (1972)
Mr. T has to dodge police and rival mobsters, when he's framed for a murder he didn't commit.
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The Waltons (1971)
The Waltons (1971) - TV Series
The life and trials of a 1930s and 1940s Virginia mountain family through financial depression and World War II. (imdb)
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The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)
A young college student is sent to prison as much for killing a pedestrian with his car as for not paying his parking tickets... (imdb)
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Five Easy Pieces (1970)
A trashy oil rigger returns home to comfort his dying father, where he is confronted with the past he ran away from: A successful career as a classical pianist. (imdb)
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Cool Hand Luke (1967)
A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison. (imdb)
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