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Sam Elliott
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Date of Birth: Aug 9, 1944

Country: USA

Biography: Samuel Pack "Sam" Elliott is an American actor. In films, he is often characterized by his rangy physique, thick horseshoe moustache and deep, resonant speaking voice. In 1970-71, Elliott starred as Doug Robert in the hit TV series Mission: Impossible, and played the lead character Sam Damon in Once an Eagle, an NBC miniseries during the 1976-77 season... - www.wikipedia.org

Total Titles at Criticker: 70 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (70)
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The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot (2018)
A legendary American war veteran is recruited to hunt a mythical creature. (imdb)
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A Star Is Born (2018)
Jackson Maine (Cooper), a country music star on the brink of decline, discovers a talented unknown named Ally (Germanotta). As the two begin a passionate love affair, Jackson coaxes Ally into the spotlight, catapulting her to stardom. But as Ally's career quickly eclipses his own, Jack finds it increasingly hard to handle his fading glory. (imdb)
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The Hero (2017)
An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality. (imdb)
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Rock Dog (2016)
When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events. (imdb)
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The Ranch (2016)
The Ranch (2016) - TV Series
The son of a Colorado rancher returns home from a semi-pro football career to run the family business.
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A widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age.
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Grandma (2015)
Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her future. (imdb)
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The Good Dinosaur (2015)
A dinosaur gets separated from his family, and attempts to find his way home. He meets a human boy along the way, and the two work together to brave the elements.
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Draft Day (2014)
The General Manager of the Cleveland Browns struggles to acquire the number one draft pick for his team. (imdb)
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The Company You Keep (2013)
Robert Redford directs and stars in this gripping political thriller about a young journalist (Shia LaBeouf) who stumbles upon the story of his career when he uncovers the identity of a wanted ex-radical activist (Redford) who has been underground for five decades. (tiff.net)
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Milius (2013)
A look at the life of filmmaker,John Milius. (imdb)
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The Big Bang (2011)
A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper. A simple job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. (imdb)
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November Christmas (2010)
A brave young girl is battling cancer, which has an effect on the people around her. (imdb)
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Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
After witnessing a murder, a high-powered estranged couple from Manhattan must kiss their big-city life goodbye when they enter the witness protection program. The duo is forced to move to Wyoming, where they have a tough time adjusting to the rhythms of small-town life in this charming comedy.
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Up in the Air (2009)
Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert whose cherished life on the road is threatened just as he is on the cusp of reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and just after he's met the frequent-traveler woman of his dreams.
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The Golden Compass (2007)
The Golden Compass is an exciting fantasy adventure, set in an alternative world where people's souls manifest themselves as animals, talking bears fight wars, and Gyptians and witches coexist. At the center of the story is Lyra, a 12-year-old girl who starts out trying to rescue a friend who's been kidnapped by a mysterious organization known as the Gobblers--and winds up on an epic quest to save not only her world, but ours as well. (New Line Cinema)
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Ghost Rider (2007)
Superstar motorcycle stunt rider Johnny Blaze (Cage) strikes a deal with the vile Mephistopheles for the most precious of commodities, his immortal soul. Now Johnny Blaze is forever destined to ride night after night as the host to the powerful supernatural entity known as the Ghost Rider. (Sony Pictures)
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Thank You for Smoking (2006)
Thank You for Smoking is a fiercely satirical look at today's "culture of spin." The hero of the film is Nick Naylor (Eckhart), chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, who makes his living defending the rights of smokers and cigarette makers in today's neo-puritanical culture. (Fox Searchlight)
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Lies and Alibis (2006)
Ray Elliot helps people cheat on their spouses by arranging iron-clad alibis for a price. About the time he hires a new assistant, Lola, he learns there's a $5 million contract out on Jack McAdam, his former partner; and, his first and longest-running client wants him to set up a weekend for his son, who's about to marry... (imdb)
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Barnyard (2006)
A hilarious look at what really happens in a barnyard when the farmer's back is turned. (Paramount)
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Avenger (2006)
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A CIA Agent steps in to stop a former Special Forces Operative on a for-hire mission that poses a global threat. (imdb)
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Hulk (2003)
Acclaimed Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee turns his masterful eye to adapting the classic Marvel Comics character for the big screen. (Universal Pictures)
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Off the Map (2003)
Across the ancient high desert landscape of northern New Mexico, an extraordinary family embarks on a lyrical journey of self-discovery that reveals unexpected moments of grace and the unpredictable but enduring nature of love. In Campbell Scott's Off the Map, the poetry of a time and a place marked by simplicity comes into full bloom. (Manhattan Pictures International)
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We Were Soldiers (2002)
Based on the best-selling book which details the events of the battle of LZ X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley. (Paramount)
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Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Detective Black interrogates Albert, a mild-mannered man who is a suspect in the brutal murder of Frank, a drug-addled, sex-obsessed nightclub owner. Albert admits he loved Frank's beautiful wife, Sarah, but wasn't so crazy about their sex-torture scenarios. As the interrogation continues, flashbacks reveal the sordid sexual relationship among the three grew evermore bizarre... and things are not what they seem. (flixster.com)
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The Contender (2000)
A political thriller about Laine Hanson, a senator who is nominated to become Vice President following the death of the previous office holder. During the confirmation process, Laine is the victim of a vicious attack on her personal life in which stories of sexual deviancy are spread. She is torn as to whether she should fight back, or stick to her high principles and refuse to comment on the allegations. Although it isn't easy, she sticks to her guns, and in the end she is rewarded for it. (imdb)
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Fail Safe (2000)
Fail Safe (2000) - TV Movie
America launches a nuclear attack on Russia due to an electrical malfuntion.
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You Know My Name (1999)
Fact-based bio of early film director-producer, Bill Tilghman. Tighman was a real life cowboy, who rode with the Earps & faced down countless bad guys. When he turned to films, he was determined to make authentic Westerns, rather than the fake carrying on of Tom Mix & other Western movie stars of the day. The only problem was that no one wanted to see his non-stars in any story. Arliss Howard co-stars as a cocaine-addled law enforcement nemesis of Tighman, who attempts to stop him at every turn. (imdb)
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Purgatory (1999)
Purgatory (1999) - TV Movie
An outlaw band rides into a town that is actually Purgatory, between Heaven and Hell. (imdb)
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
When "The Dude" Lebowski is mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, two thugs urinate on his rug to coerce him into paying a debt he knows nothing about. While attempting to gain recompense for the ruined rug from his wealthy counterpart, he accepts a one-time job with high pay-off. He enlists the help of his bowling buddy, Walter, a gun-toting Jewish-convert with anger issues. Deception leads to more trouble, and it soon seems that everyone from porn empire tycoons to nihilists want something from The Dude. (imdb)
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The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier terrain: the human heart. (imdb)
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Rough Riders (1997)
In 1898 the US government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Assistant Navy Secretary Theodore Roosevelt decides to experience the war first hand by promoting and joining a volunteer cavalry regiment. The regiment brings together volunteers from all corners of the nation and all walks of life. When Roosevelt and his men finally land on Cuba, they face ambush, intense enemy fire, and a desperate, outnumbered charge up a defended hill. (imdb)
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Dog Watch (1996)
A San Francisco detective (Elliott) goes wild when he discovers his partner dead and the presumed culprit standing over him. After beating the man to death, he comes to his senses and realizes that he has to get rid of the body of the beaten man. Dumping the man in the river, he returns to his partner's body and calls in the death. He is then given a new partner (Morales) and is assigned to investigate the death of a man just pulled from the river causing all the expected problems. (imdb)
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Woman Undone (1996)
Terri Hansen is discovered in the desert beside the blackened husk of her car which contains the charred corpse of her husband. When forensic evidence makes her out to be her husband's murderer, she quietly protests her innocence, but makes no effort to mount a defense. Terri doesn't expect to be believed. Was it self-defense or murder? While Terri acts strangely indifferent to her own fate, her attorney tries to reconstruct what happened... (imdb)
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Buffalo Girls (1995)
Wild. Untamed. Legendary. Buffalo Girls celebrates the bold escapades of tough-talking Calamity Jane Canary and her illustrious cohorts. It's the waning days of the Wild West and Jane, the rough 'n' rugged cowgirl, is searching not only for her long-lost daughter, but the Wild West she once knew. Jane traverses plains, mountains and continents until she finally discovers the answer to her problems: Dora, the vivacious, gold-hearted madam who's been her one true friend all along. (imdb)
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The Ranger, the Cook, and a Hole in the Sky (1995)
In 1919, a cocky sophomore in the forest service has to learn life the hard way. (imdb)
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The Desperate Trail (1995)
After years of suffering under her beating husband, Sarah decides to no longer take any humiliation or battery and kills him. Marshal Speakes, her father in law sentences her to the Gallows. During a failed hold-up on the coach she escapes but Jack Cooper manages to steal the transported $2500 from her, which she would have needed to start a new life. She follows him to get it back. Soon they have to team up against the Marshal, who wants her dead badly, he doesn't mind breaking the law himself. (imdb)
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The Final Cut (1995)
Mysterious bomber is planting explosive devices in Seattle. Since their quality takes too big a toll among Seattle Police bomb experts, John Pierce, former head of the Bomb Squad, reluctantly takes the job that will take him to face his worst nightmare. (imdb)
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Blue River (1995)
The stormy relationship of a young teenage boy with his troubled older brother is told in an extended flashback segment bookended by what happens when the two meet again 15 years later... (imdb)
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Tombstone (1993)
A successul lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona are distrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating (imdb)
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Gettysburg (1993)
In 1863, the Northern and Southern forces fight at Gettysburg in the decisive battle of the American Civil War. (imdb)
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Fugitive Nights: Danger in the Desert (1993)
A cop turned P.I. Brita Burrows, a retiring booze-prone Palm Springs cop Cutter, a young hotheaded cop Hareem, and a guilt-ridden disgraced ex-cop Graves, have to follow a client's husband and find a mysterious Mexican. (imdb)
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Rush (1991)
Two small town Texas cops goes undercover to catch a major drug runner & end up getting caught up in the drug culture. (imdb)
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Conagher (1991)
Conagher (1991) - TV Movie
Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, indians, outlaws, and loneliness. (imdb)
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Sibling Rivalry (1990)
Marjorie Turner is suffocating. Her younger sister Jeanine has no ambition, and her 8 year marriage to Harry puts her in constant competition with his family (all doctors), whom he is also competing for the affections of. One day, she snaps while food shopping, and beds a mysterious man, who die during the moment of passion. When she forgets her wallet, a vertical-blinds salesman finds it, and things get complicated from there... (imdb)
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Road House (1989)
A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar. (imdb)
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Prancer (1989)
Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in town. She hides the reindeer in her barn and feeds it cookies, until she can return it to Santa. Her father finds the reindeer an decides to sell it to the butcher, not for venison chops, but as an advertising display. (imdb)
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Shakedown (1988)
An up and coming defense attorney teams up with a veteran cop to put a drug dealing murderer behind bars. The attorney is caught in a conflict of interest when it turns out that the prosecutor is his former girlfriend.
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The Quick and the Dead (1987)
A mysterious stranger rides into a homesteading family's life when they are attacked by a ruthless gang. (imdb)
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Fatal Beauty (1987)
Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics cop with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of 'Fatal Beauty' begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike works for the original owner of the drugs and tries to tell himself that since he does not handle the drugs, he is 'clean'. Mike becomes Rita's constant companion as the drug hijackers are hunted, while more and more bodies continue to turn up. (imdb)
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Gone to Texas (1986)
The drama focuses on Sam Houston's life before Texas' independence, and his involvement in the Texas rebellion against Mexico, who was twice President of Texas, then its senator and governor. (imdb)
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The Blue Lightning (1986)
A private eye (Sam Elliott) battles a criminal (Robert Culp) in the Australian outback for the possession of a priceless opal in this all-out action flick. (imdb)
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A Death in California (1985)
A Beverly Hills socialite embarks on a love/hate relationship with a psychotic businessman who murdered her fiance and then raped and terrorized her which leads to a bizarre trial. (imdb)
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Mask (1985)
A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances. (imdb)
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Travis McGee: The Empty Copper Sea (1983)
Travis McGee is a world-weary private eye trying to help boat skipper friend Van Harder salvage his reputation that sank when his boat ran aground, resulting in a death that might have been faked. (imdb)
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The Shadow Riders (1982)
Tom Selleck (TV's Magnum P.I.) and Sam Elliot (Tombstone) star as brothers who battled on opposing sides of the Civil War only to return home to discover that their family, including a younger brother and one of the brothers' fianc?es, have been kidnapped by a marauding band of rebel guerrillas whorefuse to accept the defeat of the Confederacy.
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Murder in Texas (1981)
Story of Texas heiress Joan Robinson, who married plastic surgeon John Hill. Her father, Ash, is suspicious of Hill, thinking that he married Joan for money, which he used to buy a house and indulges in some odd hobbies. He eventually has an affair with a woman named Ann Kurth. Eventually Ash threatens John with him losing custody of his son unless he makes full restitution to Joan. One day, Joan gets sick and dies.
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Wild Times (1980)
Wild Times (1980) - TV Mini-Series
A sharpshooting saddle tramp with a price on his head falls for the daughter of a wealthy ranch owner. He vows to win enough money in shooting contests to win her father's approval, but when he returns, he finds she has married another man who is jealous. The husband tries to have a murder warrant served on him; shoots him and hires a gambler to murder the man. None of these attempts succeed and when the wife leaves him, the husband goes gunning for the drifter, now the star of a Wild West show.
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The Sacketts (1979)
Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell, prospects for gold, while the two younger Orin and Tye herd cattle and later help bring order to a racially divided Santa Fe. (imdb)
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The Legacy (1978)
A millionaire and a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker and a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow...Five of the most powerful people in the world, gathered in an ancient mansion to inherit a Legacy of bloodsome horror. And Maggie makes six. (imdb)
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Once an Eagle (1976)
Once an Eagle (1976) - TV Mini-Series
The story of two Army officers, one a ruthless, career-obsessed schemer, the other his exact opposite, and their personal and professional lives from the end of World War I to the beginning of Vietnam. (imdb)
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Lifeguard (1976)
Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles in California. He enjoys the fun of it, but even more the silent moments. However when he meets his divorced highschool girlfriend and her 5 years old son at their 15 years class reunion, he considers switching to a more "serious" job. (imdb)
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I Will Fight No More Forever (1975)
In a period when many thought that "the only good Indian is a dead Indian," Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce won the admiration of the American Public. (imdb)
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The Blue Knight (1973)
Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after 20 years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat. (imdb)
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Frogs (1972)
Ray Milland plays an aging, grumpy, physically disabled millionaire who invites his family to his island estate for his birthday celebration. Sam Elliot plays a free-lance photographer who is doing a pollution layout for an ecology magazine. Jason Crokett (Milland) hates nature, poisoning anything that crawls on his property. On the night of his birthday the frogs and other members of nature begin to pay Milland back (imdb)
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Molly and Lawless John (1972)
Molly, the shy romance-starved wife of an arrogant frontier sheriff, finds herself drawn to a prisoner in her husband's jail. This prisoner, a handsome young man named Johnny, plays on Molly's sympathy and convinces her to help him escape. Molly then accompanies Johnny on his cross-country flight but soon learns he's simply been using her. Molly makes the best of the situation and by the time the sheriff's posse catches up with them, Molly shows that she's learned how to assert herself. (imdb)
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Assault on the Wayne (1971)
This made-for-television feature (which premiered on the ABC Movie Of The Week) attracted slightly more interest than usual, due in part to the presence an unusually recognizable supporting cast (including several players, such as Joseph Cotten, Keenan Wynn and Dewey Martin, who'd had real film careers, going back to the 1940's), and Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy in the lead. (allrovi.com)
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The Games (1970)
Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czech and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what their motivations are for running in the games. (imdb)
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The Challenge (1970)
All-out war between the United States and an Asian country is averted when the two sides agree to settle their differences by each choosing a single soldier as champion and having the two men fight to the death on an isolated island. (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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