Rip Torn

Rip Torn

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 104 (Actor), 1 (Director)

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    Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
    White Goodman is the owner and founder of Globo Gym, and would love nothing more than owning Average Joe's Gymnasium. Peter LaFleur doesn't want to lose his gym to Goodman, but couldn't find anyway to get $50,000 in time. Peter and his gang of gym buddies, think of ways to raise money, finally settling on winning a dodgeball tournament.
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    Eulogy
    A wickedly irreverent comedy, Eulogy is ultimately a heartwarming portrait of a houseful of misfits celebrating the strangest and most enduring bond of all: family. (Lions Gate Films)
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    Freddy Got Fingered
    MTV icon Tom Green co-writes, directs and stars in Freddy Got Fingered, a film he calls a "touching story of a young man who desperately wants to make his daddy proud." (Twentieth Century Fox)
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    The Insider
    Balls-out "60 Minutes" producer Lowell Bergman sniffs a story when a former research biologist for Brown & Williamson, Jeff Wigand, won't talk to him. When the company leans hard on Wigand to honor a confidentiality agreement, he gets his back up. Trusting Bergman and despite a crumbling marriage, he goes on camera for a Mike Wallace interview and risks arrest for contempt of court... (imdb)
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    Love Object
    The twisted tale of Kenneth, socially insecure technical writer who forms an obsessive relationship with "Nikki", an anatomically accurate silicone sex doll he orders over the Internet. Because of his experience with his new toy, Kenneth's life takes a turn for the better when his newfound romantic skills attract the attention of Lisa, a co-worker at his office. But when the doll's jealous personality invades his consciousness, Kenneth becomes trapped in a perverse triangle, torn between the dominating, silicone Nikki and the flesh-and-blood Lisa. (imdb)
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    Men in Black
    Jones is K, a veteran of a government agency so secretive no one in power knows it exists; Smith is J, a former New York cop turned rookie operative. The two dress like the FBI but better, and drive a Ford that moves like the Stealth bomber. And, when not hanging out in their bachelor pad-cum-mission control, they flex muscle like the INS - albeit toward aliens with multiple, mutating heads.
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    Men in Black II
    For Agent J, it is another day at the office, monitoring all alien activity on Earth. One day, J receives a report of an unauthorized landing of an alien spacecraft near New York. J investigates and realizes he is going to need help and decides to bring back K.
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    Senseless
    An outrageous comedy about two college students who'll try anything to get ahead! (Miramax)
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    Welcome to Mooseport
    You think you've got competition for your girlfriend? Then, welcome to Mooseport, where the local plumber (Romano) find himself in a race for his girlfriend's affections - and in a race foe the mayor's office - with none other than the charismatic former President of the United States (Hackman). (20th Century Fox)
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    Wonder Boys
    Grady Tripp (Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award-winning Great American Novel seven years ago. It's hardly surprising, then that his college's annual literary festival fills the former wonder boy with more than his usual quota of self-doubt and anxiety. This festival weekend, however, proves even worse than he could have imagined as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy, his most gifted writing student James Leer (Maguire). (Paramount Pictures)
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    Forty Shades of Blue
    Forty Shades of Blue tells the story of Laura, a young Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock n' roll legend, and the personal awakening she experiences in the wake of her unfortunate affair with his estranged son. (First Look Pictures)
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    Yours, Mine and Ours
    In this family comedy, single parents Frank (Quaid) and Helen (Russo) plan to tie the knot -- but with 18 children between them trying to sabotage the marriage, they discover that weddings - and families - can't be built in a day. (MGM)
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    Sweet Bird of Youth
    Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. With him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. (imdb)
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    The Cincinnati Kid
    An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game. (imdb)
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    Coma
    A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas (imdb)
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    Defending Your Life
    In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage. (imdb)
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    Coming Apart
    Psychiatrist installs a concealed movie camera in his apartment to record the screwed-up lives of the women who visit him. (imdb)
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    Summer Rental
    Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters... (imdb)
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    Airplane II: The Sequel
    A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track--again??? (imdb)
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    The Beastmaster
    A sword-and-sorcery fantasy about a young man's search for revenge. Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces. (imdb)
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    RoboCop 3
    Robocop saves the day once more. This time the half man/half robot takes on ruthless developers who want to evict some people on "their" land. (imdb)
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    The Sisters
    Using a college on New York's Upper East Side as their surrogate home and sanctuary, four siblings struggle to banish the ghost of their dead father and create some semblance of harmony as adults. Suggested by Chekhov's "The Three Sisters," this unflinchingly honest drama explores and explodes the myths surrounding family and friendship. (Arclight Films)
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    Baby Doll
    Steamy tale of two Southern rivals and a sensuous 19-year-old virgin. (imdb)
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    The Man Who Fell to Earth
    Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. (imdb)
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    Hercules
    The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it. (imdb)
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    Canadian Bacon
    The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada. (imdb)
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    City Heat
    A slick private eye and tough police lieutenant--once partners, now bitter enemies--reluctantly team up to investigate a murder. (imdb)
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    Cross Creek
    The portrait of a woman who, at the edge of survival, found a world of meaning.
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    The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
    The files that escaped the shredder have become an incredible motion picture. From the Kennedys to Martin Luther King. From cab drivers to Congressmen. From housewives to hostesses. He had something on 58 million people. It was all in his files. Now you can see how he used it.
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    Zoom
    A former superhero (Allen) is called back into service to transform an group of ragtag kids into new heroes at a private academy. (Sony)
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    Rolling Kansas
    An independent film about a road trip to find a magical forest of marijuana. (imdb)
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    Flashpoint
    Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the info they find. Soon the Feds are running all over the place, and it looks like jeep maybe linked to the JFK assassination. But the Feds are trying to cover it up, and eliminate anyone involved with the jeep. (imdb)
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    Beyond the Law
    Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far 'beyond the law' will Saxon go? (imdb)
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    Marie Antoinette
    Sofia Coppola brings to the screen a fresh interpretation of the life of legendary teenage queen Marie Antoinette, France's most misunderstood monarch. (Sony)
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    Trial and Error
    Lawyer Charles Tuttle is defending his wife's relative Benny Gibbs in a class action fraud suit, but when he gets to the city where court takes place, he gets drunk and the following day, when the hearings begin, his friend, actor Richard Rietti takes his place posing as Charlie. The bad thing is that Richard doesn't know anything about being a lawyer, and Charlie has to teach him as the court goes on. (imdb)
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    King of Kings
    When the Romans under General Pompey conquer Judea in 63 BC, an era of despair and fear begins for the Jewish people. In the trials and persecutions that the Jews suffer under the Romans and under King Herod, they take hope in the promise that the Messiah someday would come... (imdb)
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    Beer
    An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar. (imdb)
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    Extreme Prejudice
    When they were kids Texas Ranger Jack Benteen used to be best friends with drug kingpin Cash Bailey. At present, however, the only element linking them together is Jack's girlfriend Sarita, who used to be with Cash. She returns to Cash as a voluntary hostage to make certain that Jack keeps his hands off the drug lord's operation. On top of that, there is a meticulously planned drug bust... (imdb)
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    Jinxed!
    Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and plot to do away with Harold and collect on his life insurance. (imdb)
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    Pork Chop Hill
    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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    Balloon Farm
    Balloon Farm (1999) - TV Movie
    A man proves that hope can grow in the flintiest of soil in this made-for-TV drama for the family. A farming community is struggling to survive a severe drought when a mysterious stranger named Harvey Potter (Rip Torn) arrives in town. Potter rents a farm, a move which is believed to be the height of foolishness by his new neighbors, but one day a local child, Willow (Mara Wilson), passes by Potter's field to discover that it's full of colorful balloons... (All Movie)
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    Where the Rivers Flow North
    In 1927, in Kingdom County, Vermont, a large dam is to be built; however, Noel Lord, a logger and cedar-oil harvester, won't give up his lifetime lease on land that will be flooded. The dam company increases its offer of cash, but Noel refuses. He asks for a trade: a stand of pines for his lease... (imdb)
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    Cold Feet
    A comic fable about greed, lust and high-fashion footwear.
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    You\
    Bernard Chanticleer's father gives him two simple words of advice: "Grow up." Bernard knows that his first step is to find a girl who's "willing," but he passes up a sure thing, Amy Partlett, for a more elusive goal. Her name is Barbara Darling, an inscrutable go-go dancer... (imdb)
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    Slaughter
    Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters. (imdb)
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    Turn the River
    A pool shark (Janssen) takes the ultimate gamble when she kidnaps her own son and flees her ex-husband. (imdb)
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    The Blue and the Gray
    The Blue and the Gray (1982) - TV Mini-Series
    America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. (imdb)
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    Songwriter
    Doc Jenkins is a singer/songwriter who tries to leave his singer/songwriter roots to be a music "mogul", and gets tangled up in a bad publishing deal. He enlists a team of cronies, including a young singer and his former singing partner, Blackie Buck, and together they execute his plan to get out of the deal. (imdb)
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    Beach Red
    American troops storm ashore on a Japanese-held island and push inland while their enemies plan a counterattack in this look at warfare. Soldiers on both sides are haunted by memories of home and the horrifying, sickening images they find in combat. (imdb)
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    Maniac Magee
    Maniac Magee (2003) - TV Movie
    An extordinary orphan boy changes the lives of a variety of people as he searches for a home. (imdb)
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    Dolly Dearest
    An American family moves to Mexico to fabricate dolls, but their toyfactory happens to be next to a Satan grave and the toys come into possession of an old, malicious spirit. (imdb)
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    Payday
    The story of Maury Dann, a country singer who isn't very good at his personal relationships.
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    The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery
    A cop and his expensive fiancée, a bank teller, plan the perfect bank robbery. All goes well until the FBI suspects. (imdb)
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    The Golden Boys
    A romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marriage.
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    Heartland
    Heartland is about roots and origins. Heartland is about love and survival. (tagline)
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    The Seduction of Joe Tynan
    Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment...
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    Time Limit
    Military investigator Colonel Edwards is assigned a case involving Major Cargill, a Korean War POW who is accused of treason. Although Cargill admits his guilt and Edwards' superiors are impatiently pushing Edwards to move this case to court martial, Edwards becomes convinced of Cargill's innocence. (imdb)
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    The Atlanta Child Murders
    The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over whether he is the actual killer or a scapegoat offered up by the city's mostly black leadership. (imdb)
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    Crazy Joe
    The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo. (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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    Nadine
    In 1950s Texas, a woman trying to recover sexy photos of herself and divorce her husband witnesses a murder and uncovers corrupt land dealings.
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    Critic\
    Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage. Based on the Broadway play by Ira Levin. (imdb)
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    Happy Tears
    Two sisters, Jayne (Posey) and Laura (Moore), return home to deal with their ailing father Joe (Torn), only to face some surprising situations.
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    North and South Book III: Heaven and Hell
    Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South. (imdb)
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    Nasty Habits
    In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants. (imdb)
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    A Stranger Is Watching
    The 11-year old daughter and girlfriend of a man whose wife had been raped and killed in front of his daughter three years earlier are kidnapped by the same killer. Held captive in a bunker below Grand Central Station, the two plot their escape while the police try to track the kidnapper. (imdb)
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    Hit List
    Gangster boss Vincent Luca shall appear in court to account for his crimes - but he has a man at the police who tells him names and locations of the witnesses, so he can kill them all - but one: In the last hit, the professional killer gets into the wrong house. When the owner Mark Collins comes home, he finds his pregnant wife unconscious in the kitchen, his friend dead in the living room and his son kidnapped. (imdb)
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    Passing Glory
    A true story of a priest (Andre Braugher) in New Orleans who formed a group of black players and challenged an all-white prep school basketball team in the 1960's. Eventually events like these signaled the pivotal turn in the games' history leading to the integration in today's sport. Directed by Steve James (Hoop Dreams), these basketball players didn't just make shots, they made history. (Amazon.com)
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    Fires of Kuwait
    Fires of Kuwait (1992) - Short Film
    An IMAX film focusing on a crew extinguishing oil fires in Kuwait following the first Gulf War.
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    Tropic of Cancer
    The film depicts the adventures of expatriate American writer Henry Miller and his friends, as they pursue art, money, food, and sex in Paris.
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    The Legend of Awesomest Maximus
    When the sexually ambiguous Trojan Prince Orlando tries to win his father's approval by bringing the luscious Ellen of Greece back home to Troy, the jilted King Erotic threatens revenge. Now General Awesomest Maximus must put aside his slacker ways and face off against Erotic's million-man Greek army with only 300 Trojans. (ViewClips)
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    Maidstone
    Norman T. Kingsley, famous movie director, runs for President. (imdb)
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    First Family
    Gilda Radner, Bob Newhart, and Madeline Kahn star in this comedy. The farce sends up an idiotic First Family in the persona of a bumbling president (Newhart), his semi-alcoholic wife (Kahn), and his oversexed daughter (Radner). Satirizing the artificial, formal speech of real-life First Families in television interviews, director Buck Henry carries this mode of speech into their private lives as well. (allmovie.com)
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    April Morning
    The "April Morning" here is the famous April 19, 1775 upon which the "Shot heard 'round the world" was fired, signaling the start of the American Revolution. Faithful to author Howard Fast's somewhat revisionist view that the skirmishes between the Colonial militia and the British troops in Lexington and Concord (Massachusetts) were precipitated as much by fervent American patriots led by Solomon Chandler as by any "Redcoat" belligerence. (imdb)
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    Hero\
    On an island off the Carolina coast, an 18th century family is being besieged by murderous local fisherman. An outsider joins the family, aided by a mysterious stranger who turns out to be Blackbeard the Pirate. (imdb)
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    Three Days to Vegas
    Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy. (imdb)
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    Beyond the Law
    Intertwined stories of a night at a police station.
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    One Trick Pony
    Jonah (Paul Simon) is an aging rock star trying to put together a new album in the face of an indifferent record label and a talentless producer. At the same time, he's struggling to save his failing marriage. (imdb)
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    Listen, America!
    Listen America! is an existentialist critique of 1960's radicalism -- from within the Movement itself. In its time (1969), the film was truly unique, predicting the change in the weather that would ultimately lead to the "Big Chill". Devastatingly funny, unabashedly militant, this film values the 60's while at once revealing the reasons for that era's demise. (zoelund.com)
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    Attack on Terror
    After three civil-rights workers are murdered in Mississippi in 1964, a team of FBI agents is sent there to find the killers. (imdb)
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    For Better or Worse
    A comic love triangle wherein Alexander falls in love with his younger brother's wife. (imdb)
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    Kojak: None So Blind
    After a flighty young woman accidentally witnesses a Mob hit in an Italian restaurant, New York Police Inspector Theo Kojak must both protect her from an unscrupulous Dutch hitman, and bring Mob kingpin Tony Salducci to justice. (imdb)
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    Laguna Heat
    Laguna Heat (1987) - TV Movie
    Harry Hamlin stars in this made-for-cable thriller as a private eye who returns to his boyhood home only to find himself on the trail of a serial killer. (allmovie.com)
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    Misunderstood
    Busy and often absent father must take care of his two boys after his wife dies. They all live in Tunisia because of their father's job. The older boy is handling the difficult changes much better than the younger one. (imdb)
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    Sweet Bird of Youth
    Once a beautiful screen idol, Alexandra Del Lago has fled Hollywood for fear that her beauty and fame has faded. Alexandra falls into the arms of Chance, a shiftless would-be actor, who sees her wealth and position as his last shot at making it in Hollywood. (amazon.com)
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    American Cowslip
    In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find purpose at a time when it might be too late to even matter.
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    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
    A sexed up remake of the 1958 version
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    Cotter
    Cotter is a Sioux Indian whose life takes a tragic turn when his drinking causes him to fail in his job as a rodeo clown and save a rider from an enraged bull. Returning to his birthplace, seeking an old friend, Cotter finds himself faced with despair and depression. Events take a grim turn when a rancher is found dead and the hostile townspeople blame the 'drunken Indian'. (imdb)
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    Silence Like Glass
    A ballet dancer is affected with cancer.
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    The Larry Sanders Show
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    Steel Cowboy
    Steel Cowboy (1978) - TV Movie
    Trucker Clayton Ray Davis is on the verge of financial ruin. His truck is about to be repossesed and he sees no way out. So when Pinky Pinchus approaches him with an opportunity to make some easy cash by hauling some rustled cattle, Clayton decides to take a chance. (imdb)
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    Sol Madrid
    Government agent Sol Madrid travels to Mexico with hooker Stacey to bring mobster Villanova and drug kingpin Dietrich to justice. (imdb)
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    Scarab
    Scarab (1983) - Direct-to-Video
    A former Nazi seeking to gain new power attempts to resurrect an ancient Egyptian god. (imdb)
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    Columbo
    Columbo (1971) - TV Series
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    A Mother\
    Based on the custody case involving Elizabeth Morgan and the subsequent Elizabeth Morgan Act.
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    Destination America
    After his brother dies young, and due to a difficult relationship with his millionaire father, Corbet Jr. starts to spend most of his time outdoors. While drifting around, he meets an abused woman whose husband has stolen her truck. Corbet Sr. is then murdered, but it would put the woman's safety at risk if she gave Jr. an alibi.
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    Sophia Loren: Her Own Story
    Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.
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    1 P.M.
    In 1968, Godard began work on a film in America (One AM or One American Movie) dealing with aspects of resistance and revolution. Dissatisfied with what he had shot, he abandoned the project. Pennebaker here assembles the Godard footage, together with his own coverage of Godard at work (One PM standing for either One Parallel Movie or One Pennebaker Movie)
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    Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case
    John Rideout (Mickey Rourke) forces sex from his wife (Linda Hamilton), claiming that it is his right as a husband. She says that it is rape. The case must be settled in court.
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    Down Periscope
    Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days...
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    Thriller
    Thriller (1960) - TV Series
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    She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal
    A dramatized account of a female US Naval officer's ordeal of being sexually harassed at a Naval convention and her legal retaliation.
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    Alfred Hitchcock Presents
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    Letter to My Killer
    A letter is found by a demolition worker that reveals a cover up and a murder that is over 30 years old. The victim is the author of the letter that also contains evidence that leads to the killers. The demolition worker and his wife complicate things when they decide to blackmail the killers, who are wealthy and upstanding citizens of the community, of course.
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