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Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. Read More »
Los Angeles: A new law says that the first ambulance that arrives at an accident obtains the contract to transport the injured person. Read More »
In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand, the dresser, Norman (Sir Tom Courtenay) Read More »
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A judge commits suicide, and his secretary is found murdered. A homeless deaf-mute man, Carl Anderson is arrested for her murder. Read More »
Emily Crane is fired after refusing to give names to a 1951 House Un-American Activities Committee, and takes a part-time job as companion to an old lady. Read More »
A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself Read More »
Eyewitness (1981) Peter Yates, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Plummer, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Manhattan janitor Daryll Deever is fixated on hard-charging TV commentator, Tony Sokolow; he tapes her commentary daily to watch after work. Read More »
Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. Read More »
Michael Holeczak has a most unusual roommate, his grandfather, Rocky. Now Rocky’s a bit strange but loves Michael and only has his best interest. Read More »
Based on the true story of the 1963 British Royal Mail robbery, this late ’60s British caper film was directed by Peter Yates a year before he made the action classic Bullitt in the States. Read More »
An Innocent Man (1989) Peter Yates, Tom Selleck, F. Murray Abraham, Laila Robins, Action, Crime, Drama
Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is convicted of drug dealing, based on the perjured evidence of a police informant. Thrown into a seedy jail, fighting to prove his innocence is diffucult when he has to deal with the realities of prison life, where everyone claims they were framed.
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From the sky will come the Black Fortress. From the Fortress will come the Slayers to devour the planet of Krull. Then shall a girl of ancient name become queen…she shall choose a king…and together they shall rule the planet. And their son shall rule the galaxy.
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Dr. Amusa approaches Dortmunder about a valuable gem in a museum that is of great signifigance to his people in Africa, stolen during colonial times. Dortmunder assembles a crack team of cat burglars and hatches an elaborate plan for stealing the gem. Despite their care and experience, circumstances and plain bad luck keep the gem just out of their reach.
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