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The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

HeistSmartSuspensefulFast paced

A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Rene Russo  •  Denis Leary  •  Ben Gazzara

A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John McTiernan
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Rene Russo  •  Denis Leary  •  Ben Gazzara

Creepshow (1982)

ViolentMindlessDarkScary

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Harris  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Ted Danson

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Harris  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Ted Danson

Demon Seed (1977)

A scientist creates Proteus, an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Cammell
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Gerrit Graham  •  Berry Kroeger

A scientist creates Proteus, an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Cammell
CAST:  Julie Christie  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Gerrit Graham  •  Berry Kroeger

Fail Safe (1964)

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Walter Matthau  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Larry Hagman

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Walter Matthau  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Larry Hagman

The Day of the Dolphin (1973)

Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers they're to be used ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Trish Van Devere  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Fritz Weaver

Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers they're to be used ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Trish Van Devere  •  Paul Sorvino  •  Fritz Weaver

Citizen Cohn (1992)

As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  James Woods  •  Joe Don Baker  •  Joseph Bologna  •  Ed Flanders

As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Pierson
CAST:  James Woods  •  Joe Don Baker  •  Joseph Bologna  •  Ed Flanders

The Big Fix (1978)

Richard Dreyfuss is Moses Wine, a private detective hired to by his former college girlfriend, Susan Anspach, to investigate a political smear campaign. Moses sets out to find out who is responsible, with deadly results, in this comedy-thriller.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Susan Anspach  •  Bonnie Bedelia  •  John Lithgow

Richard Dreyfuss is Moses Wine, a private detective hired to by his former college girlfriend, Susan Anspach, to investigate a political smear campaign. Moses sets out to find out who is responsible, with deadly results, in this comedy-thriller.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Kagan
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Susan Anspach  •  Bonnie Bedelia  •  John Lithgow

Company of Killers (1971)

A gunman working for a crime ring is hunted by both the police and his employers after a cop is murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Thorpe
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Ray Milland  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Clu Gulager

A gunman working for a crime ring is hunted by both the police and his employers after a cop is murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Thorpe
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Ray Milland  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Clu Gulager

Nightkill (1980)

The wife of a wealthy industrialist finds herself caught-up in a web of intrigue & murder which was created by her own deceit. When she tries to escape the results of her actions, she too falls victim to deception.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Post
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jaclyn Smith  •  Mike Connors  •  Fritz Weaver

The wife of a wealthy industrialist finds herself caught-up in a web of intrigue & murder which was created by her own deceit. When she tries to escape the results of her actions, she too falls victim to deception.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Post
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Jaclyn Smith  •  Mike Connors  •  Fritz Weaver

Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)

Action-packed

Daniel Anker’s 90-minute documentary takes on over 60 years of a very complex subject: Hollywood’s complicated, often contradictory relationship with Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. The questions it raises go right the very nature of how film functions in our ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Anker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Norma Barzman  •  Michael Berenbaum  •  Robert Clary

Daniel Anker’s 90-minute documentary takes on over 60 years of a very complex subject: Hollywood’s complicated, often contradictory relationship with Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. The questions it raises go right the very nature of how film functions in our ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Anker
CAST:  Gene Hackman  •  Norma Barzman  •  Michael Berenbaum  •  Robert Clary

Berlin Affair (1970)

Spy suspense drama set in 1960's Berlin. Intrigue and double-cross lead Killian on a twisting path through love and loss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Reinhard Kolldehoff  •  Brian Kelly

Spy suspense drama set in 1960's Berlin. Intrigue and double-cross lead Killian on a twisting path through love and loss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lowell Rich
CAST:  Darren McGavin  •  Fritz Weaver  •  Reinhard Kolldehoff  •  Brian Kelly

Blind Spot (1993)

Tragedy befalls Congresswoman Nell Harrington and her family when her son-in-law dies in a car accident, and Harrington's pregnant daughter, Phoebe, is propelled into a downward spiral. Things gets worse when Harrington learns that her son-in-law was on cocaine at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Toshiyuki Uno
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Laura Linney  •  Reed Diamond  •  Fritz Weaver

Tragedy befalls Congresswoman Nell Harrington and her family when her son-in-law dies in a car accident, and Harrington's pregnant daughter, Phoebe, is propelled into a downward spiral. Things gets worse when Harrington learns that her son-in-law was on cocaine at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Toshiyuki Uno
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Laura Linney  •  Reed Diamond  •  Fritz Weaver

Spring Awakening (1994)

The failing economic fortunes of a small turn-of-the-century Nebraska town interrupt a blossoming romance between a pair of star-crossed lovers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Jamey Sheridan  •  Elizabeth Wilson  •  Sammi Davis

The failing economic fortunes of a small turn-of-the-century Nebraska town interrupt a blossoming romance between a pair of star-crossed lovers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Jamey Sheridan  •  Elizabeth Wilson  •  Sammi Davis

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)

Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the U.S. judicial system ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Danny Glover  •  Frank Langella  •  Ed Begley Jr.

Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the U.S. judicial system ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Danny Glover  •  Frank Langella  •  Ed Begley Jr.

The Crucible (1967)

Landmark adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. Nominated for 3 Emmy awards.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Segal
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Melvyn Douglas

Landmark adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. Nominated for 3 Emmy awards.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Segal
CAST:  George C. Scott  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Colleen Dewhurst  •  Melvyn Douglas

Under Siege (1986)

Terrorists launch an attack against the USA. Their first strike is by a suicide squad that detonates a truckload of explosives at an army base in Washington DC. FBI probes indicate that the attack is by Arab terrorists led by Iranians. Subsequent attacks are via ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Peter Strauss  •  Mason Adams  •  Lew Ayres  •  George Grizzard

Terrorists launch an attack against the USA. Their first strike is by a suicide squad that detonates a truckload of explosives at an army base in Washington DC. FBI probes indicate that the attack is by Arab terrorists led by Iranians. Subsequent attacks are via ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Peter Strauss  •  Mason Adams  •  Lew Ayres  •  George Grizzard

Power (1986)

Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the man destined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Julie Christie  •  Gene Hackman  •  Kate Capshaw

Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the man destined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Julie Christie  •  Gene Hackman  •  Kate Capshaw

Jaws of Satan (1981)

A preacher whose ancestors were Druids battles Satan, who has taken the form of a huge snake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Claver
CAST:  Fritz Weaver  •  Gretchen Corbett  •  Jon Korkes  •  Christina Applegate

A preacher whose ancestors were Druids battles Satan, who has taken the form of a huge snake.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Claver
CAST:  Fritz Weaver  •  Gretchen Corbett  •  Jon Korkes  •  Christina Applegate

Captains Courageous (1977)

A spoiled little rich boy learns what life is really like after he falls overboard in the middle of the ocean and is picked up by a crusty old sea captain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Hart
CAST:  Karl Malden  •  Jonathan Kahn  •  Johnny Doran  •  Neville Brand

A spoiled little rich boy learns what life is really like after he falls overboard in the middle of the ocean and is picked up by a crusty old sea captain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Hart
CAST:  Karl Malden  •  Jonathan Kahn  •  Johnny Doran  •  Neville Brand

Dan August: Once Is Never Enough (1980)

Lt. Dan August is a homicide detective in his hometown of Santa Luisa, California. In this reediting of two episodes of Burt Reynolds' "Dan August" TV series, August and his partner Wilentz investigate the slayings of two winos who died after drinking poisoned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Virgil W. Vogel  •  Ralph Senensky
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Norman Fell  •  Richard Anderson  •  Jerry Ayres

Lt. Dan August is a homicide detective in his hometown of Santa Luisa, California. In this reediting of two episodes of Burt Reynolds' "Dan August" TV series, August and his partner Wilentz investigate the slayings of two winos who died after drinking poisoned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Virgil W. Vogel  •  Ralph Senensky
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Norman Fell  •  Richard Anderson  •  Jerry Ayres
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