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Cast (feature film)

1.
Perfect Stranger (2007)
When investigative reporter Rowena Price learns that her friend's murder might be connected to powerful ad executive Harrison Hill, she goes undercover with the help of her associate, Miles Hailey. Posing as Katherine, a 'temp' at Hill's ad agency, and Veronica, a girl Hill flirts with online, Rowen
2.
Blood Work (2002)
Someone''s got Terry McCaleb''s number. A veteran FBI profiler, McCaleb is unrelenting in his pursuit of justice and unequalled in his success at tracking and catching murderers. But as he closes his latest adversary--a psychopath dubbed the Code Killer by the media--McCaleb is felled by a massive heart attack and forced into early retirement. Two years later, a beautiful stranger reveals a secret that compels McCaleb to re-examine his recovery: his life was saved by someone else''s death--the victim of a murder that remained unsolved. Against the advice of his cardiologist, and with the help of an eager neighbor, McCaleb literally puts his life on the line to track down a murderer who has forced him to take this case personally. He''s a heartbeat away from catching the killer.
3.
Trapped (2002)
When Will and Karen Jennings are held hostage and their daughter is abducted, a relentless 24-hour plan is set in motion that will challenge everything they took for granted. Joe and Cheryl Hickey, along with their cousin Marvin Pool, have orchestrated a foolproof plan to extort money from wealthy families. As the plan escalates and unravels, Will and Karen, who are trapped in different cities, are pushed to the limit to get their daughter back alive. In their desperation, they discover the true motivation beneath the crime.
4.
When Billie Beat Bobby (2001) as Ted Tingling; Ted Tinling
Television movie about the events leading up to the 1972 "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs that put women's sports on the map.The "Battle of the Sexes" was a sociological event that fed on the burgeoning women's liberation movement of the time. Bobby Riggs,
5.
Cell, The (2000)
Catherine Deane is a beautiful young therapist who has mastered the radical technique of neurological synaptic transfer. To demonstrate her unique skills, Deane successfully communicates with a young boy in a coma by entering his mind on a subconscious level. When FBI Agent Peter Novak hears of her
6.
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
When proper Englishman and Manhattan art dealer, Michael Felgate, falls in love with Gina Vitale, he is certain she''ll soon be his bride. Upon proposing to her at "La Trattoria," a popular eatery in Little Italy, he makes a wrong turn looking for the men''s room and discovers a man imprisoned in the restaurant''s meat freezer. At this point, he learns not only that his bride-to-be is in fact the daughter of a powerful mafia godfather, but that his "discovery" has just embroiled him in a dangerous situation which requires him to pose as the gangster "Mickey Blue Eyes" in order to get out of it alive.
7.
Mystery, Alaska (1999)
A publicity stunt turns into the ultimate lopsided competition, when the world-famous New York Rangers face-off against the team from Mystery, Alaska, a hockey-loving town of only 633 people. Team Mystery is a rag-tag collection of eccentric locals including the town's sheriffs, its grocer, a delive
8.
Story of a Bad Boy, The (1999)
A whimsical coming-of-age story that captures a particularly poignant moment between adolescence and adulthood in which Pauly, a sexually confused and wayward high school senior, falls hopelessly in love with Noel, the college student who's visiting his school to direct a musical production of "The
9.
Man on the Moon (1999)
Andy Kaufman, who died in 1984 at the age of 35, was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time. A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies
10.
Hunley, The (1999)
Set in 1863, the Civil War has ravaged the South and Charleston lays in ruins. A secret weapon, the first submersible vessel, is the last hope for the Confederates stranded within the Union's blockade. Previous attempts to use the submarine have failed, resulting in the death of twenty men, includin
11.
Mystery Men (1999)
In futuristic Champion City, a large scale robbery draws the would-be derring-do of three earnest but unlikely saviors. The Blue Raja sports a turban and Brit accent and tries to subdue his enemies by flinging forks and spoons. Shoveler wears a hard hat and wields a shovel, while blustering, leather
12.
Perfect Murder, A (1998) as Roger Brill
A playboy husband plots to kill his heiress wife, believing that she''s going to run off with her lover and leave him penniless. He persuades the lover to kill her, but he hires someone else to do the deed. The wife kills the intruder, and the lover starts to blackmail the husband, having taped the conversation in which he was hired.
13.
Happiness (1998)
Joy, Trish, and Helen are the Jordan sisters from New Jersey. Joy is the non-achiever, Trish is married with three kids, and Helen is a successful author. Trish's husband Bill is a psychiatrist who counts among his patients an overweight, sexually frustrated loner named Allen who is obsessed with hi
14.
Celebrity (1998)
Lee Simon, a journalist, has just split up with his insecure wife Robin. He launches into a series of sexual escapades that include a film star, a supermodel and an aspiring actress. Meanwhile, Robin considers plastic surgery and imagines a life on her own. However, both eventually find love again:
15.
Game, The (1997)
A bored billionaire philanthropist is given a birthday gift by his brother to make his life more interesting, a high-stakes game in which the rules remain a mystery. After receiving numerous clues and life-saving keys, he realizes someone has made him the target of a detailed scam, completely draining his bank account in the process. When he begins to believe the game ends when he is dead, he must do what he can to save his own life.
16.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
In the 1970s, FBI undecover agent Joe Pistone infiltrates the mob, leaving his family behind and assuming the false persona of the jewel man Donnie Brasco. His assignment: to become a trusted insider with the infamous Bonanno family by gaining the confidence of a low-level gangster. Lefty Ruggiero is an aging, two-bit hit-man who sees a new future for himself with the smart, young thief Donnie Brasco and enlists him as his protege. Together the two men enter into a camaraderie that will not allow either one to distance himself emotionally. Meanwhile, Donnie begins to get lost in the distance between his real and undercover selves. As Donnie moves deeper and deeper into the Mafia chain of command, he realizes he is not only losing the line between federal agent and criminal, between who he pretends to be and who he actually is, he is also leading Lefty, his closest friend, to an almost certain death sentence.
17.
Eraser (1996)
It''s Federal Marshal John Kruger''s duty to keep witnesses hidden within the government''s Witness Protection Program safe. Now he must protect Lee Cullen, who inadvertently uncovered a scheme to deliver one of the most advanced super-weapons ever developed--the rail gun--into hands that could shift the world''s balance of power forever. What she doesn''t know is that the conspiracy reaches the highest levels of government and industry, and the players involved will stop at nothing to keep her from exposing the truth. Kruger is matched against an unknown challenger whose cunning skill equals his own as he guards Lee against the conspirators. As Kruger himself falls under suspicion as the traitor within the program, he sets out to prove his innocence to Robert Deguerin, his mentor, and Beller, the head of the WPP. In a world where allies could be enemies, Kruger and Lee come to trust only each other as the deadly players in the conspiracy close in on them, and time continues to run out.
18.
Sleepers (1996)
Church of the Holy Angels and its grammar school were the center of Hell''s Kitchen in the 1960s--a place of refuge for many neighborhood kids from troubled homes. Father Bobby had his favorites--among them were Lorenzo and his pals, Michael, John, and Tommy. Because their blue-collar, hardworking parents were more often fighting than not, the four boys formed a kind of family of their own. Then, one boring summer day, a street prank gone dangerously awry resulted in the quartet being sent to the Wilkinson Home for Boys in upstate New York where they were tortured, abused and raped under the leadership of a sadistic guard named Sean Nokes. A decade and a half later, nothing can erase their painful memories, but the lessons of Hell''s Kitchen allow them to even the score of the terrible hand that Fate had dealt them. In their shocking retaliation, they are daringly aided by Father Bobby and an aging, shadowy mob figure, both of whom have known the four boys since their childhoods.
19.
Extreme Measures (1996)
When a homeless man, wearing a mysterious hospital wristband, dies from bizarre symptoms in one of New York City''s busiest trauma rooms no one takes much notice except Dr. Guy Luthan, the attending physician that night. Professional concern soon deepens into disbelief as Luthan''s investigation unearths the shocking details of a private medical research program that centers around one of the country''s most revered medical figures--Dr. Lawrence Myrick. Luthan''s credibility, career and life are threatened as he edges ever closer to the unthinkable truth about the program, and the terrifying moral dilemma at its heart.
20.
Roommates (1995)
At 107, Rocky Holeczek is the oldest employed baker in Pittsburgh. His roommate is his grandson Michael, a 35-year-old surgeon whom he has raised since childhood--and continues to guide into manhood. Their saga spans over 30 years, beginning when Rocky is 75 years old. During the course of their life together, Michael''s world expands to include a wife, children, an overly attentive mother-in-law and a busy career in medicine. Through all the changes, one thing between them remains constant: Rocky''s determination to stick around for as long as it takes to teach Michael what he needs to know about living.
21.
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
On the streets of New York, police officer John McClane has just about seen it all. He''s got a nose for danger, a penchant for being in the wrong place at the wrong time, and a talent for overcoming incredible odds. But this time, danger is looking for him. Seeking a very personal and mysterious revenge against McClane, a malevolent genius named Simon is forcing the heroic cop to play a deadly game. The stakes: New York City itself. The game begins when a phone call from Simon sends McClane to Harlem, where he unexpectedly forms an alliance with the very unwilling Zeus Carver. McClane and Zeus soon find themselves careening across the Big Apple, pursuing the deadly Simon, who''s always one step ahead of them. In the past, McClane''s had his share of bad days. But on this blisteringly hot summer day in the City, Simon Says John McClane is about to have a really bad day.
22.
Rudy (1993)
All his life, people have told Rudy he''s not good enough, not smart enough, not big enough. But nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame. From the time he''s a young boy, Rudy is determined to join the Fighting Irish. But his blue collar family only laughs at his ambitions - they know Rudy will follow his father and brothers to the local steel mill. And, for four long years after high school, he does just that. But some dreams won''t die, as Rudy proves when he goes to heroic lengths to win admission to Notre Dame. Once there, he becomes a walk-on player, serving as little more than a human tackling dummy against the starting players. Bloodied but unbeaten, Rudy wins the respect of legendary coach Ara Parseghian and the other Irish players, who give him one shot at gridiron glory.
23.
Hoffa (1992)
Biographical drama on the late Teamsters Union leader, Jimmy Hoffa.
24.
Legacy of Lies (1992)
An honest cop discovers that his policeman father is on the take and that his grandfather is a mafia kingpin.
25.
Public Eye, The (1992)
Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.
26.
In the Shadow of a Killer (1992)
A New York City undercover police detective is suddenly ostracized by his fellow officers when he opposes the death sentence for an accused cop killer. Based on a true story.
27.
Hard Promises (1991)
On the eve of her wedding day, a woman's former husband returns to their hometown and tries to win her back.
28.
Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)
A television movie about James Brady, the former presidential press secretary left paralyzed when he was shot during the assassination attempt made on Ronald Reagan in 1981.
29.
Home Alone (1990)
A young boy learns to fend for himself after his family accidentally leaves him at home while they go off on their vacation in France for Christmas.
30.
Howard Beach: Making the Case For Murder (1989)
A movie based on the racial turmoil in Howard Beach, New York, in December 1986, in which a group of white teenagers caused the death of a young black man. The story focuses on Charles Hynes, the special prosecutor who struggled to bring the white youths to trial. The screenplay is based on court re
31.
First Steps (1985)
This is a based-on-fact chronicle, initially the subject of a "60 Minutes" report, about an Ohio bio-engineer and the pretty 23-year-old paraplegic who, through the doctor's pioneering efforts with computer electrodes, successfully walks the ten steps to get her college diploma at her graduation in
32.
Imposter, The (1984) as Larry
A con-artist charms his way into a job as school prinicipal to be near his ex-fiance and gets his former prison mate a position in charge of security when the school's mounting drug problem surfaces. Daytime soap star Anthony Geary plays the chameleon-like ex-con, and daytime soap producer Gloria Mo

Cast (special)

33.
Flashback (1997)
Fact-based drama about a suburban high school student whose life is torn apart by drug use. As her life spirals out of control, her mother struggles to help her, finally forcing her daughter to seek rehabilitation. Later, as the class valedictorian, she tells her fellow students about her descent in
34.
My Summer As a Girl (1994)
Desperate for a summer job, a teenage boy masquerades as a girl and is hired to be a chambermaid in the Ocean Breeze Motel. There he must fend off the advances of the motel owner's grandson (an experience which enlightens his own attitudes toward women), while maintaining his dual identities and pur
35.
Killing Floor, The (1984)
The story of a black slaughterhouse worker who was part of the pioneering attempt to unionize the often fractious Chicago meatpackers at the end of World War I. But the post-war recession only increased the racial tensions already simmering within the slaughterhouses and stockyards and culminated in

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

36.
Asteroid (1997)
Dr. Lily McKee, an astronomer in Colorado, discovers that a comet has dislodged several giant asteroids that are on a crash course with Earth. She quickly sends her young son to her father's home in Dallas and contacts the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help deal with the crisis. The

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