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Outbreak (1995)

ThrillingFast pacedGrippingSuspenseful

A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White House.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Rene Russo  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey

A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White House.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Petersen
CAST:  Dustin Hoffman  •  Rene Russo  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Kevin Spacey

Cry Freedom (1987)

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, a courageous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Kevin Kline  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Kate Hardie

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, a courageous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Kevin Kline  •  Penelope Wilton  •  Kate Hardie

Darling (1965)

The swinging London, early sixties. Beautiful but shallow, Diana Scott is a professional advertising model, a failed actress, a vocationally bored woman, who toys with the affections of several men while gaining fame and fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  José Luis de Villalonga

The swinging London, early sixties. Beautiful but shallow, Diana Scott is a professional advertising model, a failed actress, a vocationally bored woman, who toys with the affections of several men while gaining fame and fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  José Luis de Villalonga

Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)

After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his three troubled ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Holland
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Siobhan Fallon Hogan

After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his three troubled ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Holland
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Siobhan Fallon Hogan

The Doctor (1991)

Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that there is more to being a doctor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randa Haines
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Christine Lahti  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Mandy Patinkin

Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that there is more to being a doctor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randa Haines
CAST:  William Hurt  •  Christine Lahti  •  Elizabeth Perkins  •  Mandy Patinkin

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do whatever's necessary to put ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Angela Bassett  •  Allen Payne  •  Kadeem Hardison

Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do whatever's necessary to put ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Angela Bassett  •  Allen Payne  •  Kadeem Hardison

Waterworld (1995)

Adventurous

In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Chaim Girafi  •  Rick Aviles  •  R.D. Call

In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Reynolds
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Chaim Girafi  •  Rick Aviles  •  R.D. Call

Gross Anatomy (1989)

Joe Slovak is a brilliant first-year med student whose casual, nonconforming approach to life gets tested when he enrolls in Gross Anatomy, the toughest course in med school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thom Eberhardt
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Christine Lahti  •  Todd Field  •  Daphne Zuniga

Joe Slovak is a brilliant first-year med student whose casual, nonconforming approach to life gets tested when he enrolls in Gross Anatomy, the toughest course in med school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thom Eberhardt
CAST:  Matthew Modine  •  Christine Lahti  •  Todd Field  •  Daphne Zuniga

A Dry White Season (1989)

During the 1976 Soweto uprising, a white school teacher's life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Euzhan Palcy
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Janet Suzman  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Jürgen Prochnow

During the 1976 Soweto uprising, a white school teacher's life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Euzhan Palcy
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Janet Suzman  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Jürgen Prochnow

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Bill Pullman  •  Cathy Tyson  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Paul Winfield

A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Bill Pullman  •  Cathy Tyson  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Paul Winfield

The Island (1980)

David Nau leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation in the Caribbean. When reporter Blair Maynard and his son arrive to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats, Nau and his band of raiders decide to induct ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  David Warner  •  Angela Punch McGregor  •  Frank Middlemass

David Nau leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation in the Caribbean. When reporter Blair Maynard and his son arrive to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats, Nau and his band of raiders decide to induct ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Michael Caine  •  David Warner  •  Angela Punch McGregor  •  Frank Middlemass

Dad (1989)

A busy executive learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him than ever before. Estranged from his own son, the executive comes to realize what has been missing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary David Goldberg
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Ted Danson  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Kevin Spacey

A busy executive learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him than ever before. Estranged from his own son, the executive comes to realize what has been missing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary David Goldberg
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Ted Danson  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Kevin Spacey

A Caribbean Mystery (1983)

Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an apparently accidental ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Michael Lewis
CAST:  Helen Hayes  •  Jameson Parker  •  Season Hubley  •  Cassie Yates

Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an apparently accidental ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Michael Lewis
CAST:  Helen Hayes  •  Jameson Parker  •  Season Hubley  •  Cassie Yates

Slaughter of the Innocents (1993)

A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Glickenhaus
CAST:  Scott Glenn  •  Jan Broberg  •  Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus  •  Sheila Tousey

A seasoned FBI Agent's child-genius son assists him on catching a child-killer, a schizophrenic mohab nut who believes he's been chosen by god to be a new Noah.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Glickenhaus
CAST:  Scott Glenn  •  Jan Broberg  •  Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus  •  Sheila Tousey

Separation (1968)

Separation concerns the inner life of a woman during a period of breakdown – marital, and possibly mental. Her past and (possible?) future are revealed through a fragmented but brilliantly achieved and often humorous narrative, in which dreams and desires are as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bond
CAST:  Jane Arden  •  David de Keyser  •  Ann Lynn  •  Terence de Marney

Separation concerns the inner life of a woman during a period of breakdown – marital, and possibly mental. Her past and (possible?) future are revealed through a fragmented but brilliantly achieved and often humorous narrative, in which dreams and desires are as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bond
CAST:  Jane Arden  •  David de Keyser  •  Ann Lynn  •  Terence de Marney

'Master Harold'... and the Boys (1985)

"Master Harold" is what the black employees are ordered to call young Hally, the son of a well-to-do white couple who own a fashionable tea room. Hally wanders into the establishment one day and sees two black male workers practicing for an upcoming ballroom ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lindsay-Hogg
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  John Kani  •  Zakes Mokae

"Master Harold" is what the black employees are ordered to call young Hally, the son of a well-to-do white couple who own a fashionable tea room. Hally wanders into the establishment one day and sees two black male workers practicing for an upcoming ballroom ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lindsay-Hogg
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  John Kani  •  Zakes Mokae

Fragment of Fear (1970)

A reformed drug addict travels to Italy to find out who murdered his aunt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  David Hemmings  •  Gayle Hunnicutt  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White  •  Adolfo Celi

A reformed drug addict travels to Italy to find out who murdered his aunt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  David Hemmings  •  Gayle Hunnicutt  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White  •  Adolfo Celi

Dust Devil (1992)

A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Stanley
CAST:  Robert John Burke  •  Chelsea Field  •  Marianne Sägebrecht  •  William Hootkins

A woman on the run from her abusive husband encounters a mysterious hitch-hiker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Stanley
CAST:  Robert John Burke  •  Chelsea Field  •  Marianne Sägebrecht  •  William Hootkins

The River Niger (1976)

An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even tougher, and it takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krishna Shah
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Cicely Tyson  •  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  Glynn Turman

An intimate look at life in the ghetto: Johnny Williams is a house painter who moonlights as a poet, struggling to financially and emotionally support his cancer-ridden wife Mattie. But times are tough and the poverty-troubled streets are even tougher, and it takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krishna Shah
CAST:  James Earl Jones  •  Cicely Tyson  •  Louis Gossett Jr.  •  Glynn Turman

One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (1978)

One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story was a 1978 made for TV movie telling the story of Ron LeFlore, a troubled Detroit youth who rose from Michigan prisons to star in Major League Baseball with the Detroit Tigers. The movie was based on LeFlore's autobiography, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  LeVar Burton  •  Madge Sinclair  •  Paul Benjamin  •  James Luisi

One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story was a 1978 made for TV movie telling the story of Ron LeFlore, a troubled Detroit youth who rose from Michigan prisons to star in Major League Baseball with the Detroit Tigers. The movie was based on LeFlore's autobiography, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  LeVar Burton  •  Madge Sinclair  •  Paul Benjamin  •  James Luisi
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