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When the police pick up Gator McKlusky for running moonshine, they agree to let him out of jail if he will help them capture the key figures in his moonshine operation. Read More »
Detectives Steve Carella, Meyer Meyer, and Bert Kling are part of the 87th Precinct’s team investigating a murder-extortion racket run by a mysterious deaf man. Read More »
This homage to the childhood days of the motion pictures starts in 1910, when the young attorney Leo Harrigan by chance meets a motion picture producer. Read More »
A football player-turned-convict organizes a team of inmates to play against a team of prison guards. Read More »
Ernest ‘Stick’ Stickley returns from prison, and very soon he gets involved with his old friend in a drug-running deal that goes sour. Read More »
Tom Sharky is a narcotics cop in Atlanta who is demoted to after a botched bust. At the depths of the humble division, while exploring a high-dollar prostitution ring Read More »
Skullduggery (1970) Gordon Douglas, Richard Wilson, Burt Reynolds, Susan Clark, Roger C. Carmel, Adventure
An expedition to the interior of Papua New Guinea comes along with a tribe of ape-like men and women that may or might not be ancestors of ancient man. Read More »
Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has “larceny in his heart”, it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie. Read More »
At Long Last Love (1975) Peter Bogdanovich, Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd, Madeline Kahn, Comedy, Romance, Musical
This film was Peter Bogdanovich’s homage to musical comedies of the 1930s. A millionaire named Michael Oliver Pritchard III and a singer named Kitty O’Kelly meet and fall in love. Read More »
Shark (1969) Samuel Fuller, Burt Reynolds, Arthur Kennedy, Barry Sullivan, Action, Adventure, Thriller
A gunrunner loses his cargo near a small coastal Sudanese town so he’s stuck there. Read More »
In this adventure, Pat Morrison (Burt Reynolds) leads a group of World War II veterans back to the Philippines in search of gold hidden prior to the Japanese invasion. Read More »
Run, Simon, Run (1970) George McCowan, Burt Reynolds, Inger Stevens, Royal Dano, Adventure, Thriller
Burt Reynolds stars in this TV-movie as a Papago Indian, who returns to his people after serving a long sentence for a crime he didn’t commit. To clear himself of the murder of his own brother, Reynolds begins a long and bloody search for the actual killer.
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Wendell Lawson has only 6 months to live. Not wanting to live his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take his own life. He enlists the help of a humorously delusional mental patient, and the movie chronicles his many unsuccessful attempts to kill himself. Will he ever succeed…?
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The Cannonball Run (1981) Hal Needham, Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Action, Comedy, Sport
This comedy film brings Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Dom DeLuise, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and an all-star cast to the starting line of the ultimate auto race, a madcap cross-country scramble that roars full-speed ahead. This action-comedy was inspired by an actual event: the Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, an anything goes, all-stops-out – and very much illegal – competition that has grown to legendary proportions within the last ten years.
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