During the 1960s, in a fictitious strife-ridden Arab nation, captured revolutionary nationalist leader Sharif is being transported to a prison for execution. Read More »
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Dark tale of one man’s determination to survive his tour of duty. Separated from his new wife after only eight days of marriage Read More »
In this strange western version of JAWS, Wild Bill Hickok hunts a white buffalo he has seen in a dream. Read More »
Drifter Axel North has just arrived in New York City, having traveled from city to city throughout the country. Read More »
Darbys Rangers (1958) William A. Wellman, James Garner, Etchika Choureau, Jack Warden, Action, Drama, War
Highly fictionalized account of the formation of the US Army’s First Ranger Battalion in World War II and their first commanding officer Major (later, Lieutenant-Colonel) Orlando Darby. Read More »
Crackers (1984) Louis Malle, Donald Sutherland, Jack Warden, Sean Penn, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp Read More »
Friends gather for the funeral of a friend. Sub-plots unfold as the group attempts to link-up to attend the funeral of their friend, Braverman. Read More »
Jerry, not a member of the ‘protest generation’ but is instead, an ‘All American boy,’ is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. His decision to flee to Canada sparks off conflict with his parents, ending in the film’s conclusion – in Vietnam.
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All the President’s Men (1976) Alan J. Pakula, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Biography, Drama, History
In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. The editor of the Post is prepared to run with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it. They find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party, and eventually into the White House itself.
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Used car salesman Rudy Russo needs money to run for State Senate, so he approaches his boss Luke. Luke agrees to front him the $10,000 he needs, but then encounters an “accident” orchestrated by his brother Roy, who runs the car lot across the street. Roy is hoping to claim title to his brother’s property because Roy’s paying off the mayor to put the new interstate through the area. After Luke disappears, it’s all out war between the competing car shops, and no nasty trick is off limits as Rudy and his gang fight to keep Roy from taking Luke’s property. Then Luke’s daughter shows up.
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