Tag Archives: 1980s

The Ambassador (1984) J. Lee Thompson, Robert Mitchum, Ellen Burstyn, Rock Hudson, Action, Drama, Thriller

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Robert Mitchum plays a controversial U.S. ambassador to Israel who tries to solve the Palestinian question while being criticized by all factions, which takes a turn when his wife begins having an affair with a PLO chief. Rock Hudson (in his last theatrical movie role) plays Mitchum’s chief security officer who saves his life in an assassination attempt and tries to help him resolve the conflicts around them.

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Under the Rainbow (1981) Steve Rash, Chevy Chase, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden, Comedy

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In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from the cast of Wizard of Oz, The (1939) ). Secret Service agent Bruce Thorpe and casting director Annie Clark find romance amidst the intrigue and confusion.

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