During World War II, a special fighting unit is formed that combines a crack Canadian Army unit and a conglomeration of U.S. Army misfits who had previously served time in military jails. Read More »
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The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) Philip Kaufman, Cliff Robertson, Robert Duvall, Luke Askew
In 1876, the Missouri legislature issues a pardon and amnesty to the James and Younger gangs despite many people considering them outlaws. Read More »
A WWII film set on a Pacific island. Japanese and allied forces occupy different parts of the island. Read More »
In this tense story of an unusual romantic triangle, middle-aged Ann (Vanessa Redgrave) and her teenage daughter Joanna (Susan George) manage a failing hotel on an island off the British coast. Read More »
After losing 9 years 9 months and thirteen days to prison, cowboy J. W. Coop is released to return to life as a professional rodeo cowboy in the 60’s. Read More »
Due to an accident while swimming in the sea, Francis meets the surfer Moondoggy. She’s fascinated of his sport and starts to hang out with his clique. Read More »
The Honey Pot (1967) Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Cliff Robertson, Comedy, Crime
As an elaborate joke, the wealthy Cecil Fox (Rex Harrison) hires actor William McFly (Cliff Robertson) to play his personal assistant Read More »
While recuperating from a heart attack–brought about in part by his job as a hard-charging but highly paid executive–a man begins to reflect on his life and the simpler time when he was growing up. Read More »
Battle of the Coral Sea (1959) Paul Wendkos, Cliff Robertson, Gia Scala, Teru Shimada, Drama, War, Action
In 1942 submarine commander Jeff Conway secretly photographs Japanese aircraft carriers in the Coral Sea. Read More »
Millicent Wetherby is a middle-aged woman whose life is devoid of love and affection. Millicent’s solitary existence changes when she encounters Burt Hansen a charismatic younger man.
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Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen. Dorothy is a pretty but naive high school senior. Paul immediately falls for Dorothy, who sees in Paul a wise, worldly person unlike herself. Paul believes Dorothy is Playboy material, the magazine he sees as only a springboard to bigger and better things. Paul’s dream does become a reality: not only does Dorothy eventually marry him, she becomes the August 1979 Playboy Playmate and ultimately Playboy Playmate of 1979, which does indeed lead to the start of an acting career. As Dorothy’s star rises, Paul’s life is one of a hanger-on as those in Dorothy’s new circle, including Playboy publisher Hugh M. Hefner and movie director Aram Nicholas, don’t much like Paul. Paul is unable to eke out a life of his own without using Dorothy’s name, which she increasingly is reluctant to provide to her husband.
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Underworld U.S.A. (1961) Samuel Fuller, Cliff Robertson, Dolores Dorn, Beatrice Kay, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Fourteen-year-old Tolly Devlin sees four hoods beat his father to death. Twenty years later, the killers have risen to the top of the crime syndicate and Tolly has a plan for revenge.
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