In 1898, the U.S. Government decided to intervene on the side of the Cuban rebels in their struggle against Spanish rule. Read More »
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From out of the sky, Soviet, Nicaraguan, and Cuban troops begin landing on the football field of a Colorado high school. Read More »
Farewell to the King (1989) John Milius, Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Action, Adventure, Drama, War
An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. Read More »
Flight of the Intruder (1991) John Milius, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe, Brad Johnson, Action, Drama, Thriller, War
After his bombardier is killed, Jake Grafton, a carrier-based Intruder pilot, questions the purpose of Navy bombing missions. Read More »
Dillinger (1973) John Milius, Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, Michelle Phillips, Action, Biography, Crime
After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort out several other mobsters, while Dillinger’s bank robbing exploits make him something of a folk hero. Escaping from jail he finds Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson have joined the gang and pretty soon he is Public Enemy Number One. Now the G-men really are after him.
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The Wind and the Lion (1975) John Milius, Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith, Action, Adventure, Drama
At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.
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Matt Johnson, Jack Barlow, and Leroy Smith are three young California surfers in the 1960s. At first reveling in the carefree life of beaches, girls, and waves, they eventually must face the fact that the world is changing, becoming more complex, less answerable by simple solutions. Ultimately the Vietnam war interrupts their idyll, leaving them to wonder if they will survive until “Big Wednesday,” the mythical day when the greatest, cleanest, most transcendent wave of all will come.
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