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Cast (feature film)

1.
Guru, The (2003)
Ramu Gupta, a young Indian dance teacher with the best moves in Delhi embarks for New York City in pursuit of fame and fortune--only to wind up working as a waiter in an Indian restaurant. However, good fortune can arise from strange places; Ramu discovers this when a catering gig at a ditzy sociali
2.
Ash Wednesday (2002) as Murph
In 1980s New York, Francis and Sean Sullivan are Irish brothers struggling to escape their pasts, once entangled with Italian gang warfare. Francis is a reformed tough guy who did his share of bashing heads on the streets of Hell's Kitchen. Three years prior, his younger brother, Sean, was murdere
3.
Instinct (1999)
Within the brilliant mind of primatologist Ethan Powell lies an ominous secret--a deep-seated mystery unsolved by his estranged family and the law enforcement officials who have tracked him down and jailed him for murders that occured in the jungles of Rawanda. Highly educated and sophisticated Powell''s truth was derived from years of studying mountain gorillas--to the point where he was living among them in the wild, and accepted as one of their own. Now, held captive in a brutal prison for the criminally insane, Powell who has not spoken in years, is remanded to psychiatrist Theo Caulder. Caulder''s unbridled ambition drives him to risk everything and put his life on the line in order to understand the actions of this headline-gripping madman. Eventually both men embark on an extraordinary journey fueled by their insatiable hunger for truth, regardless of the cost.
4.
Mutiny (1999)
True story based on a landmark case that forced the military to fully integrate blacks into their ranks. In 1944, 50 black seamen were convicted of mutiny because they refused to return to work after 320 of their crew were killed in a munitions explosion. The following year, a young attorney named T
5.
Fight Club (1999)
The mundane existence of a product liability evaluator and insomniac, who is addicted to self-help groups, is turned upside down when he meets a sado-masochistic anarchist who is secretly plotting to overthrow civilization. As their friendship grows, they become increasingly involved in a secret society of "fight clubs" where men act out their aggressions and violently beat one another to a pulp. In the meantime, the evaluator falls in love with a woman who is also addicted to self-help groups, but is unable to act on his desire for her.
6.
Last Time I Committed Suicide, The (1997)
Story of Neal Cassady in post-World War II Denver, who would eventually greatly influence beat poet Jack Kerouac and his breakthrough work, "On the Road."
7.
Commandments (1997) as Police Chief Warren
A man's wife dies and he attempts to take revenge on God by breaking every one of the Ten Commandments.
8.
Search For One-Eye Jimmy, The (1996)
"One-Eye" Jimmy has disappeared from his Red Hook, Brooklyn haunt. As word spreads, many of the neighborhood's disparate group of colorful locals join in an hilarious, inept search. Documenting this mad-cap hunt is a young filmmaker, Les, who turns his camera on Red Hook's denizens to resolve the my
9.
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.
10.
Layin' Low (1996) as Mr Muckler
While helping a friend move, three guys get caught in the middle of a mob shootout. In the ensuing confusion and bloodshed, the friends end up in possession of a bag full of high-priced drugs.
11.
Daytrippers, The (1996)
Eliza thinks she has the perfect marriage, living in suburban Long Island with her husband Louis. However, the morning after Thanksgiving, she discovers what appears to be a love letter written to her husband. Distraught by the possibilities and seeking advice, she drives to her parents' house, where she shows the letter to her high-strung mother Rita, her mild-mannered father Jim, her rebellious younger sister Jo, and Jo's pretentious boyfriend Carl. Hoping to quickly resolve the situation, the five of them cram into the family station wagon and set off for Manhattan where Eliza can confront her husband face-to-face. They arrive at Louis' office only to discover that he has been given the day off. The family desperately tails Louis around the city, but always ends up one step behind him. As the day progresses, they find themselves gradually revealing their long-repressed feelings towards each other, and encounter a series of eccentric strangers whose problems mirror their own.
12.
Cagney & Lacey: The Return (1994) as Skipper
This television movie picks up six years after the "Cagney & Lacey" series ended. Cagney is now married to a wealthy businessman and has been promoted to an investigator for the District Attorney's Office. Lacey, who has been happily retired, must return to work after her husband suffers a massive h
13.
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
A fledgling FBI agent enlists a psychopath''''s help in catching a serial killer.
14.
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
Bill and Ted are killed by their evil futuristic robot twins and must travel through hell and heaven to enact their revenge.
15.
Orpheus Descending (1990) as Peewee Bennings
A drifter in Mississippi brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
16.
Dead Women in Lingerie (1990) as Jim
A detective pursues a serial killer loose in the Latino garment center in Los Angeles.
17.
First Power, The (1990)
The spirit of an executed serial killer seeks revenge on the family of the policeman that sent him to jail.
18.
Lean on Me (1989)
Lean on me is the true story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville slugger and slammed the doors on losers at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey. Brought in to save the school, he chained the doors to keep trouble makers out and strivers in. Some p
19.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Two time-travelling high school friends round up a team of history''s all-stars to help them pass an important exam.
20.
Gross Anatomy (1989)
An intelligent and charming young man tries to breeze through his first year of medical school.
21.
Phantasm II (1988) as Psychologist
Armed with his lethal band of flying silver spheres, the deadly mortician known as the "Tall Man" returns to wreak more murderous havoc as he seeks new recruits for his grisly army of the undead.
22.
Some Kind Of Wonderful (1987)
Keith Nelson, an artsy high school outcast, tries to land a date with popular girl Amanda Jones with some help from his tomboy best friend, Watts. However, his advances draw the ire of Amanda''s snobby ex-boyfriend, Hardy Jenns, who makes plans to get even. Matters are further complicated when Watts realizes she likes Keith as more than just a friend and tries to convince him to stop pursuing Amanda.
23.
Brass (1985) as Lieutenant Hanley
The story of Frank Nolan, a three-star New York City Chief of Detectives is recounted in this television movie. "Brass" explores police work not just from the street-level, but from the point of view of the highest brass. Nolan is a long-time veteran of the New York City Police Department whose toug
24.
A Chorus Line (1985)
A director forces dancers to reveal their inner torments during an audition.
25.
Stone Pillow (1985)
A young New York City social worker learns about life on the street from an elderly shopping bag lady. The old lady remembers when she had a husband, a son, and a house and garden before her life deteriorated.
26.
Last of the Great Survivors (1984)
A dedicated social worker joins forces with a group of senior citizens fighting City Hall to prevent the demolition of their apartment building and falls for the man she meets on a blind date at a punk rock club. She soon learns that he is the building inspector who condemned the seniors' decrepit h
27.
Crimes of Passion (1984) as Frank
A successful fashion designer moonlights as a seductive call-girl, an alter-ego created out of a curiosity for the kinky side of life.
28.
I Want to Live (1983) as Captain Polk
Lindsay Wagner stars as Barbara Graham, who was executed in the San Quentin gas chamber in 1955 for her participation in a robbery/murder. This remake of the 1958 movie which won Susan Hayward her Academy Award was written by Don M. Mankiewicz (who co-authored the screenplay to the Hayward movie) an
29.
Prototype (1983) as Landlord
In this contemporary reworking of the Frankenstein story, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Christopher Plummer kidnaps the humanoid he and his team have developed, after finding that the Pentagon, which bankrolled his research work, is about to re-program his creation (David Morse) for a destructive mi
30.
31.
Sword Of The Ninja (1982)
A samurai sword is the focus of a bitter feud between two brothers in Japan, one a businessman and the other one who has followed the traditional samurai path. Unaware of the meaning of the sword, an American boxer who is down on his luck is hired by one of the brothers to bring it back to Japan. On
32.
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
Though haunted by combat memories, heroic pilot Ted Striker agrees to return to the cockpit to man the controls of Mayflower One, America''s first commercial spacecraft. But, as soon as Mayflower One lifts off, an electrical malfunction sends the ship veering off course. A shaken Striker struggles to guide the shuttle through a treacherous asteroid belt, tame its failing computer systems and stop the disgruntled Joe Seluchi from detonating a deadly bomb on board.
33.
In the Custody of Strangers (1982)
A restless teenager is arrested and jailed following a drunken binge, and his parents face a 40-day ordeal of trying to get him out after he is charged with assault after defending himself from the hardened criminals with whom he was locked up. Martin Sheen and real-life son Emilio Estevez acted tog
34.
Windows (1980)
Talia Shire, Joseph Cortese, Elizabeth Ashley, Kay Medford, Michael Gorrin, Russell Horton, Linda Gillin, & Oliver the cat. Elizabeth Ashley develops a perverse obsession with her mild-mannered neighbor Talia Shire and goes to neurotic extremes to possess her. This was the directorial debut of cinematographer Gordon Willis who is best known for his work on such Woody Allen films as MANHATTAN. Music by Ennio Morricone.
35.
Gideon's Trumpet (1980) as Harris
In one of his final television roles, Henry Fonda stars as the semi-literate Florida drifter whose court case--being denied counsel at a breaking-and-entering trial because of his inability to afford a lawyer--drastically changed the course of American legal history. His performance won him an Emmy
36.
1941 (1979)
In the days after Pearl Harbor, Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion.
37.
Crisis in Mid-Air (1979)
A drama involving an aging air traffic controller who is haunted by a recent mid-air collision for which an investigator is trying to hold him responsible.
38.
Last Word, The (1979)
An inventor battles against local government in order to save his home from demolition.
39.
Hollow Image (1979) as Delivery Man
A black career girl who has made it in the fashion world is torn between her new life "downtown" and her roots in Harlem with an old flame. This was the first TV play by Miss Hunkins and the winner of the 1979 ABC Theatre Award.
40.
Fury, The (1978)
Teenager Gillian Bellaver has the psychic powers of telekinese and extra-sensory perception. She also has the effect of causing others to bleed if they touch her. So Gillian volunteers to go to the Paragon Clinic, unaware of the fact that its director is working on harnessing the psychic abilities of his patients as weapons.
41.
American Hot Wax (1978)
It is the early 1950s, and disc jockey Alan Freed is promoting a new style of music called rock and roll. Freed is attempting to stage the very first live rock show at Brooklyn''s Paramount Theatre, but in order to do so he has to the outrage and angry protests of parents, political conservatives and the local police.
42.
Life and Assassination of the Kingfish, The (1977)
A lavishly detailed dramatization of the events leading up to the 1935 assassination of Huey Long, Louisiana's Depression-era governor and U.S. Senator. An Emmy Award nomination went to Ric Waite for his cinematography.
43.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
A blue-collar worker's encounter with a UFO leaves him a changed man.
44.
Killer on Board (1977)
A cruise ship, with a traditional roster of TV faces, is swept with fear and panic when hit by a mysterious, deadly virus, disrupting the fun and games.
45.
The Front (1976)
A bookie agrees to put his name on scripts by blacklisted writers.
46.
Dead Man on the Run (1975) as Mercer
A special government agent, investigating the murder of a colleague, stumbles onto a plot to cover up a political assassination in this pilot for a prospective TV series using New Orleans as a backdrop.

Stunts (feature film)

47.
Untouchables, The (1987)
The story of FBI agent Eliott Ness''s obsessive goal to bring down the notorious gangster Al Capone.
48.
Burglar (1987)
Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a former cat burglar who now runs a used bookstore, but one of the crimes of her past has come back to haunt her. When a dead body is found in a house that she robbed, she is suspected of murder and has to go back to using her burglary skills in order to clear her name.
49.
To Live And Die In L.A. (1985)
A Secret Service agent becomes obsessed with tracking down a notorious and dangerous Los Angeles counterfeitor.

Cast (special)

50.
Story First: Behind the Unabomber (1996)
A private detective is approached by a friend who asks her to investigate her brother, Ted Kaczynski, suspected of being the "Unabomber."
51.
Philly Heat (1995) as Gill O'Malley
Drama about the lives of a group of Philadelphia firefighters and their new battalion commander.
52.
Switch, The (1990)
An elderly millionaire is willing to trade bodies with a much younger man to win a young woman's love. Only then does he discover what she really wants.
53.
Taking a Stand (1989)
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about a teenage boy who courageously decides to testify against a neighbor caught vandalizing the home of a black family.
54.
Revenge of the Gray Gang (1981)
The story of five retired senior citizens who ban together to battle crime. The pilot episode depicts their attempts to bust a dognapping ring that is operating in their Los Angeles neighborhood.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

55.
Zoya (1995)
A Russian girl, Zoya, flees the Revolution and goes to Paris with her grandmother. She then marries an American soldier, moves to New York, is widowed, struggles to support her children, marries a garment-industry magnate, becomes a successful businesswoman and finally makes a poignant return to her
56.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

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