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Also Known As: Died: June 10, 2004
Born: September 23, 1930 Cause of Death: complications from liver disease
Birth Place: Albany, Georgia, USA Profession: Music ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Ray (2004)
Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring
2.
Tom Dowd and the Language of Music (2003) as Himself
If you picked some of the all-time great albums in American rock, soul, and jazz, chances are one name might be found on the back of almost every one: Tom Dowd--the secret behind five decades of brilliant music, an unsung hero, producer and recording pioneer. From the perfection of live mixing to th
3.
Spy Hard (1996)
Fearless, sophisticated and debonair, Agent WD-40, a.k.a. Steele--Dick Steele, was The Agency''s star spy until he left after his true love, a fellow agent, literally slipped through his fingers during a battle with the evil General Rancor, Steele''s longtime nemesis. Steele is lured back to active service when he receives an urgent message from The Agency''s Director. General Rancor, the megalomaniacal madman presumed dead after losing two limbs in an explosive altercation with Steele fifteen years earlier, is alive! He''s mad as hell--armless--but still dangerous, and Steele is the only man who can get a leg up on him and stop his diabolical scheme for global power. Steele is joined in his pursuit of Rancor by the beautiful, mysterious Agent 3.14, and together they elude Rancor''s henchmen, escape speeding vehicles, avoid booby traps and thwart kidnap attempts (and have time for a little dining and dancing) as they make their way to General Rancor''s lair.
4.
Love Affair (1994)
After meeting and falling in love, a couple plan a rendezvous six months later. When one of them is injured on the way to the meeting, the other waits without knowing what happened.
5.
Ray Alexander: A Taste For Justice (1994)
The first in a series of television movies about a semi-retired San Francisco private investigator, Ray Alexander, who works for a famed criminal attorney from out of his restaurant. Alexander tracks down the hit-and-run killer of a prominent psychiatrist.
6.
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990)
Biographical film on music producer, arranger and performer Quincy Jones.
7.
Limit Up (1989)
A young female trader sells her soul to the devil in order to corner the world''s soybean market.
9.
Blues Brothers, The (1980)
Jake and Elwood Blues endeavor to raise $5,000 for their childhood parrish by putting their old band back together uand taking their show on the road. While touring, they manage to wreak havoc on the entire city of Chicago and much of the midwest.
10.
Blues for Lovers (1966) as Himself
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12.
Swingin' Along (1962) as

Music (feature film)

13.
Second Act (2018)
14.
15.
Deadpool (2016)
After being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed h
17.
18.
Intern, The (2015)
Ben Whittaker is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn''t all it''s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
19.
Intern (Theatrical), The (2015)
Based on the life of drug lord Griselda Blanco, a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine trade. At the age of 17, Griselda Blanco, made her way to the U.S. with a fake passport with her first husband Carlos. Living in Queens with her three sons, Griselda became enticed by the money the drug world offere
20.
Trainwreck (2015)
21.
I Am Ali (2014)
23.
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Walt Disney spent twenty years in pursuit of the film rights to P.L. Travers'' popular novel, "Mary Poppins," a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters. When Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Disney''s desire to bring her beloved character to the motion picture screen, Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario''s concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During her stay in California, Travers'' reflects back on her childhood in 1906 Australia, a trying time for her family that not only molded her aspirations to write, but one that also inspired the characters in her 1934 book. None more so than the one person whom she loved and admired more than any other-her caring father, Travers Goff, a tormented banker who, before his untimely death that same year, instills the youngster with both affection and enlightenment (and would be the muse for the story''s patriarch, Mr. Banks, the sole character that the famous nanny comes to aid). While reluctant to grant Disney the film rights, Travers comes to realize that the acclaimed Hollywood storyteller has his own motives for wanting to make the film-which, like the author, hints at the relationship he shared with his own father.
24.
Saving Mr. Banks (Theatrical) (2013)
A guerilla-style documentary that follows super-fan Michael Ruberstone on his journey to track down Sly Stone, of the infamous 60's funk band "Sly and the Family Stone."
25.
Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Gus Lobel has been one of the best scouts in baseball for decades, but despite his efforts to hide it, age is starting to catch up with him. Nevertheless, Gus - who can tell a pitch just by the crack of the bat - refuses to be benched for what could be the final innings of his career. He may not hav
26.
Dilemma, The (2011)
Since college, confirmed bachelor Ronny and happily married Nick have been through thick and thin. Now partners in an auto design firm, the two pals are vying to land a dream project that would launch their company. With Ronny's girlfriend, Beth, and Nick's wife, Geneva, by their sides, they're unbe
27.
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
A group of interconnected, Baltimore-based twenty and thirtysomethings navigate their various relationships from the shallow end of the dating pool through the deep, murky waters of married life, trying to read the signs of the opposite sex - and hoping to be the exceptions to the "no-exceptions" ru
28.
Wrecking Crew, The (2008)
Collectively, their roster of hit songs is unmatched in the recording industry, numbering in the hundreds and spanning decades. They've been instrumental in helping a diverse array of popular artists on their path to stardom - from The Beach Boys to Frank and Nancy Sinatra; from The 5th Dimension to
29.
Express, The (2008)
The true story of Ernie Davis, two-time All-American running back for Syracuse University who led his team to the national championship in 1960. In 1961, he became the first black man to win the Heisman Trophy. Later that year, he was the first pick in the NFL draft. But Davis never got the chance to play professional football, he was diagnosed with leukemia during the summer of 1962 and died nearly a year later.
30.
Express, The (2008)
The true story of Ernie Davis, two-time All-American running back for Syracuse University who led his team to the national championship in 1960. In 1961, he became the first black man to win the Heisman Trophy. Later that year, he was the first pick in the NFL draft. But Davis never got the chance to play professional football, he was diagnosed with leukemia during the summer of 1962 and died nearly a year later.
31.
Made of Honor (2008)
For Tom, life is good: he's sexy, successful, has great luck with the ladies, and knows he can always rely on Hannah, his delightful best friend and the one constant in his life. It's the perfect setup until Hannah goes overseas to Scotland on a six-week business trip--and Tom is stunned to realize
32.
Failure to Launch (2006)
Tripp has never been able to leave the nest. He''s always had some reason or other to stay, but now, his desperate parents have finally had enough. They hire the gorgeous and talented girl of his dreams to get him to move out of the house.
34.
Crossover (2006)
Noah Cruise, a naturally talented basketball player, is determined to become a doctor using his basketball scholarship to attend UCLA pre-med, rather than succumbing to the lure of a former sports agent Vaughn, and his push for Noah to go for the NBA. Noah's best friend, Tech, the buddy that covered
35.
Inside Man (2006) as Composer
Four people dressed in painters' outfits march into the busy lobby of Manhattan Trust, a cornerstone Wall Street Branch of a worldwide financial institution. Within seconds, the costumed robbers place the bank under a surgically planned siege, and the 50 patrons and staff become unwitting pawns in a
36.
Last Shot, The (2004)
Straight shooter agent Joe Devine has been assigned to cook up an elaborate scheme to take down infamous mob boss John Gotti. He assumes the role of a Hollywood producer and tells all the right lies to enlist a stooge to help execute his sting. He finds unsuspecting wannabe director Steven Schatz, w
37.
Ray (2004)
Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring
38.
Ray (2004)
Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring
39.
Ray (2004)
Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring
40.
My House in Umbria (2003)
Based on the story by William Trevor about a romance writer who lives in Italy, survives after a terrorist's bomb in her train in Italy. She finds solace by inviting the survivors to stay at her home in Umbria to recover. One of the victims is a young girl who is severly traumatized by the explosion
41.
Elf (2003)
As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa's toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf. A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a "Scr
42.
National Security (2003)
Earl and Hank have only one thing in common: they''re both L.A.P.D. rejects. One just got kicked out of the force--the other can''t even get in. After confronting each other on opposite sides of the law, during a traffic stop that escalates out of control, these two luckless individuals end up partnered as lowly security guards. Despite being damned to the lowest rung of the law enforcement ladder, Earl and Hank uncover a sophisticated smuggling operation led by Nash and his band of thugs. When Earl and Hank get their hands on some hot property, they go on the run from, first, the bad guys, then, the L.A.P.D.--led by Lt. Washington and Detective McDuff. What these two unlikely partners do to law enforcement is a crime, but they just might save the day. That is, if they don''t kill each other first.
44.
Showtime (2002)
All that no-nonsense LAPD detective Mitch Preston asks is that he be left alone to do his job. Patrol Officer Trey Sellars is a different story. Instead of being a cop, he would much rather play one on TV. One night Trey stumbles into an undercover operation in progress, blowing Mitch''s chance of nailing a drug dealer. At the same time, a television news crew barges in on the action. In frustration, Mitch fires a shot at the camera, which lands his photo on the front page of every newspaper and earns him an official reprimand. Knowing a sure ratings draw when she sees one, network television producer Chase Renzi swoops in and sells the Chief of Police on the PR benefits of letting her crew follow Mitch around the clock for a live reality show about cops. For Mitch it''s a chance to beat suspension from the force. But the deal comes with one catch -- Mitch must team up with a more charismatic and camera-ready partner -- Trey. For Mitch, it''s a living hell. For Trey, it''s his dream come true.
45.
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Sidda Lee Walker, a prominent young playwright living in New York City, is a long way from her Louisiana hometown and a safe distance from her loving but highly dramatic and eccentric mother, Vivi. And that''s the way she''d like to keep it. But when a ''Time Magazine'' profile on Sidda implies that Vivi was not a good mother, Vivi is outraged and the two women get into a fight that threatens to destroy not only their relationship but Sidda''s tenuous wedding plans with a man who has waited seven years for her to get over her fear of raising a family of her own. Enter the Ya-Ya Sisterhood... Vivi''s intrepid gang of lifelong friends eager to restore peace no matter what it takes. To truly understand Vivi, the Ya-Yas believe, Sidda must know who her mother was as a young woman. A high-spirited beauty who valued love and loyalty above all else, young Vivi was dealt many disappointments in life but was also blessed with an indomitable sense of humor, an adventurous spirit and three best friends. Together, this inseparable foursome shared both good and bad times, celebrating each other''s triumphs for more than 40 years, which they recorded in a scrapbook, known as the Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood. Taking matters into their own hands, the Ya-Yas stage an unorthodox intervention to bring mother and daughter back together. With their help and the help of the Divine Secrets, Sidda will begin to unravel the truth about her complicated and unconventional mother, find forgiveness and acceptance, and let go of her painful past.
46.
Showtime (2002)
All that no-nonsense LAPD detective Mitch Preston asks is that he be left alone to do his job. Patrol Officer Trey Sellars is a different story. Instead of being a cop, he would much rather play one on TV. One night Trey stumbles into an undercover operation in progress, blowing Mitch''s chance of nailing a drug dealer. At the same time, a television news crew barges in on the action. In frustration, Mitch fires a shot at the camera, which lands his photo on the front page of every newspaper and earns him an official reprimand. Knowing a sure ratings draw when she sees one, network television producer Chase Renzi swoops in and sells the Chief of Police on the PR benefits of letting her crew follow Mitch around the clock for a live reality show about cops. For Mitch it''s a chance to beat suspension from the force. But the deal comes with one catch -- Mitch must team up with a more charismatic and camera-ready partner -- Trey. For Mitch, it''s a living hell. For Trey, it''s his dream come true.
47.
Don't Say A Word (2001)
Preeminent New York psychiatrist Dr. Nathan Conrad has a successful practice, a beautiful wife and a charming daughter. Making his way home for the Thanksgiving holiday, Conrad is summoned by a colleague to examine a young woman. Elisabeth Burrows presents a history of unexplained violence, failed t
48.
Education, An (2000)
When a bright young schoolgirl who longs for adulthood meets David, a dashing older man, he introduces her to his vibrant world of glamorous friends, chic jazz clubs and her own sexual awakening. Will she let this affair ruin her dreams of attending Oxford, as her headmistress fears?
49.
Where the Heart Is (2000)
Novalee Nation, 17 and very pregnant, has never been a part of a real home. The closest thing to family for the hard-luck teen is her selfish, would-be musician boyfriend Willy Jack, with whom she's traveling from Tennessee to California in a rust bucket that used to be a Plymouth. A bathroom stop e
50.
Liberty Heights (1999)
It is Baltimore in 1954 and everything is changing. In this year, school desegregation is happening for the first time, bringing black and white children from different neighborhoods into the same classrooms. In this year, the dawning of rock'n'roll is giving teenagers their first slice of a musical
51.
Hurricane, The (1999)
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
52.
Hurricane, The (1999)
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
53.
PARENT TRAP, THE (1998)
The tale of identical twin sisters who were separated shortly after birth by the break-up of their different continents by their two successful parents. Hallie is growing up in Napa Valley with her vineyard-owner father, Nick Parker. Annie is raised in fashionable London by her mother, Elizabeth Jam
54.
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Eve is the youngest daughter of one of Louisiana's most sophisticated and prosperous families. Her father Louis, is the town's highly respected doctor, a man known for his ability to "fix" things--everything except his own family problems and philandering lifestlye. Her mother Roz is a stunning sout
55.
Favor, The (1994)
A romantic comedy about a fantasizing housewife who asks her chic best friend to arrange a special favor--to make love to her high school sweetheart whom she hasn't seen in 15 years.
56.
Sandlot, The (1993)
When Scotty moves into the neighborhood filled with baseball-crazed kids, all he wants to do is fit in. But Scotty can't even throw a ball, and it'll take some doing to join the gang. Soon enough, Scotty finds himself running from a killer dog and even comes face-to-face with a baseball legend.
57.
Heart and Souls (1993)
At the scene of a fatal bus crash, the souls of four deceased passengers enter into the body of a woman's newborn baby.
58.
Calendar Girl (1993)
A young US Army inductee persuades his two best friends, one college-bound and the other soon-to-be married, to accompany him to Hollywood in the hope of meeting Marilyn Monroe.
59.
Groundhog Day (1993)
A weatherman gets stuck in time, forced to live the same day over and over.
60.
Sleepless In Seattle (1993)
A motherless boy uses a radio talk show to find a new wife for his father.
61.
Another Stakeout (1993)
In the sequel to the 1987 film, the main characters pose as a family for a stakeout.
62.
Rookie of the Year (1993)
A 12-year-old boy, desperate to impress his baseball coach, winds up breaking his arm. Once he recovers, he has the ability to throw the ball 100 miles an hour and goes on to pitch for the Chicago Cubs in the World Series.
63.
For Love or Money (1993)
Story about a concierge of an elegant hotel who must manage its wealthy guests as well as his own life.
64.
Heart and Souls (1993)
At the scene of a fatal bus crash, the souls of four deceased passengers enter into the body of a woman's newborn baby.
65.
Calendar Girl (1993)
A young US Army inductee persuades his two best friends, one college-bound and the other soon-to-be married, to accompany him to Hollywood in the hope of meeting Marilyn Monroe.
66.
Sandlot, The (1993)
When Scotty moves into the neighborhood filled with baseball-crazed kids, all he wants to do is fit in. But Scotty can't even throw a ball, and it'll take some doing to join the gang. Soon enough, Scotty finds himself running from a killer dog and even comes face-to-face with a baseball legend.
67.
Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
A brilliant but lonely biochemist gets a mysterious potion from a gypsy who guarantees it will turn his life around. After showing it to his co-worker, a shy animal psychobiologist, they achieve amazing amorous results in a chimpanzee experiment. Now the only way to see if it works on humans is to test it on themselves.
68.
Night And The City (1992)
Remake of Jules Dassin's 1950 film, about a lawyer trying to make it as a boxing promoter.
69.
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
A hustler and a street ball player join forces to run a basketball con game.
70.
Malcolm X (1992)
Biographical drama on the life of the late Malcolm X, who was assassinated on February 21, 1965.
71.
Night And The City (1992)
Remake of Jules Dassin's 1950 film, about a lawyer trying to make it as a boxing promoter.
72.
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
A hustler and a street ball player join forces to run a basketball con game.
73.
The Fisher King (1991)
A DJ tries to help a homeless madman whose life he had unwittingly ruined.
74.
Butcher's Wife, The (1991)
A butcher living in New York City marries a country girl who is a clairvoyant. When her powers are discovered, they have a profound effect on the people in their neighborhood.
75.
Rocky V (1990)
Rocky risks losing everything, stricken with brain damage from his years in the ring, and goes back to his meager origins, only to become embroiled in a street fight with his surrogate son.
76.
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)
Convinced that he''s dying, a man agrees to jump into a volcano to save an island from an angry god.
77.
New York Stories (1989)
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen''s segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese''s segment, based on Dostoyevsky''s "The Gambler", centers on an artist''s romance. Francis Coppola''s segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York''s Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
78.
Dream Team, The (1989)
Four mental patients are accidentally separated from their therapist on an outing to a baseball game in New York City.
79.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Unexpected guests and a run of bad luck turn Christmas into a season in hell.
80.
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
A man and a woman turn a feud into a lasting friendship, until love threatens to ruin everything.
81.
Black Rain (1989)
Tough cops Nick Conklin and Charlie Vincent break up a Yakuza crime ring in New York and escort a Japanese killer back to his home country. The criminal escapes, and the two detectives are forced to team up with the Tokyo police to track him down. Along the way, they find themselves drawn ever deepe
82.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
Two days before Thanksgiving, marketing consultant Neal Page races to catch a plane home to Chicago, only to find that his flight has been delayed. Hours later, he boards the plane and ends up next to obnoxious salesman, Del Griffith. When the flight is detoured to Wichita, the mismatched pair are forced to find their own way to Chicago-by any means necessary.
83.
Big Town, The (1987)
A hot young gambler gets caught between a mob boss and his moll.
84.
Off Beat (1986)
Library worker(Reinhold), filling in for policeman friend at rehearsal for a dance recital, falls in love with female cop.
85.
Flamingo Kid, The (1984)
In the early 60s a Brooklyn teenager gets a job waiting on the rich and the "shady" rich at a nearby beach club and comes of age in the process.
86.
The King Of Comedy (1983)
A would-be comic kidnaps a talk-show host to win a guest shot on his show.
87.
The King Of Comedy (1983)
A would-be comic kidnaps a talk-show host to win a guest shot on his show.
88.
Gala (1982) as Music (Danny Grossman Dance Company)
89.
Four Friends (1981) as Song Performer ("Georgia On My Mind")
During the 1960s, Danilo Prozor's free and easy lifestyle perplexes his Yugoslavian father. Danilo and his best friends Jim and Michael are all interested in the same girl, Jodi Thelan, even though it is obvious that she and Danilo are really in love with each other. But with the shifting mores of t
90.
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Philo Beddoe lives with his crazy mother and his orangutan Clyde while trying to return to making a living as a bare-knuckle fighter. Philo is offered a contest with Jack Wilson who is the East Coast champion, and is sponsored by the Mafia. After Philo inadvertently saves Jack''s life, the match is in question, so the mob kidnaps Philo''s girlfriend to force him to go on with the fight, and Philo and Jack join forces against them.
91.
Cheech & Chong's Next Movie (1980)
Cheech is out of work, has a cranky neighbor and is spending most of his time trying to get together with a social worker who he likes. Chong and his cousin Red are riding around Hollywood in a Ferrari, looking for fun and adventure.
92.
Hollywood Knights, The (1980)
Led by their comedic and prank leader, Newbomb Turk, The Hollywood Knights car gang raises hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965.
93.
Cruisin' (1977)
94.
Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
A disgruntled German film crew waits in a Spanish seaside resort for money from Bonn to continue shooting.
95.
Elvis--That's the Way It Is (1970) as Composer
The King of Rock ''''n'''' Roll prepares himself for one of his biggest Vegas shows ever.
96.
Don't Just Stand There! (1968) as Composer
97.
The Big T.N.T. Show (1966) as Composer
98.
Blues for Lovers (1966) as Composer
99.
Blues for Lovers (1966) as Music Director
100.
Robin Hood of Texas (1947) as Composer
When the bank is robbed, Gene and the boys are singing nearby and the Chief arrests them as gang members diverting attention but lets them go thinking they will lead them to the others. Duke Mantel double-crosses the rest of the gang and with the money, accidently heads for the dude ranch where Gene is. The rest of the gang eventually show up to retrieve the money just as Gene and the boys find themselves locked in a building.

Cast (special)

101.
35th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (2004)
The NAACP Image Awards honor projects and individuals from television, movies, recording and literature that have helped promote images of people of color.
102.
TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV (2003)
Award show which honors the legendary and most beloved programs in television history.
103.
34th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards, The (2003)
When a government facility in Montreal is blown sky high, the Canadian Secret Service (C.S.S) is called in to find the saboteurs. The trail of suspicion leads back to a wealthy Gen-X hotel mogul named Emiliano Goldini. Enter Wilson Chance, rookie secret agent for the Canadian Government. He's thickh
104.
5th Annual Sears Soul Train Christmas Starfest, The (2002)
Coverage of the 5th Annual Sears Soul Train Christmas Starfest featuring performances of classic and contemporary holiday songs.
105.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2001)
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts. Honorees are: actors Jack Nicholson and Julie Andrews, opera singer Luciano Pavarotti, composer Quincy Jones and pianist Van Cliburn.
106.
Super Bowl XXXV (2001) as ("Pre-Game Show")
Live coverage of Super Bowl XXXV -- the Baltimore Ravens versus the New York Giants -- from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
107.
Trumpet Awards, The (2001)
Telecast of the 2001 Trumpet Awards ceremony, saluting African-American contributions to the fields of education, journalism, social activism, sports and entertainment.
108.
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (2001)
Concert special from Madison Square Garden celebrating the music career of Michael Jackson.
109.
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000)
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
110.
Capitol Fourth 2000, A (2000)
Live coverage of a celebration of the Fourth of July from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC.
111.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Class of '99, The (1999)
Coverage of the 14th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony from the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Inductees include: Billy Joel, Curtis Mayfield, Paul McCartney, Del Shannon, the late Dusty Springfield, Bruce Springsteen and the Staple Singers. Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys and Char
112.
Little Jimmy Scott (1999)
Profile of musician Little Jimmy Scott.
113.
Ray Charles in Concert (1999)
Ray Charles in concert from the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida. Includes special guest Dianne Schuur. The concert was a benefit show for the Miami Lighthouse For the Blind.
114.
ABC 2000 (1999)
Live broadcast to commemorate the end of the century and the beginning of the new millennium. ABC News anchors and correspondents, together with representatives of other parts of the ABC Television Network, cover an array of events as they occur around the world. The program includes a special versi
115.
Quincy Jones -- The First 50 Years (1998)
Tribute to Quincy Jones, the renowned composer, arranger and producer, celebrating Jones' 50 years in the entertainment industry. This special features appearances and performances from top stars in the entertainment industry and serves as a benefit for the United Negro College Fund.
116.
Goodwill Games Opening Celebration, The (1998)
Live coverage of the Goodwill Games Opening Celebration from the World Financial Center in New York.
117.
1997 ESPY Awards, The (1997)
Telecast of the 1997 ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance) Awards.
118.
Bill Clinton: Rock 'n' Roll President (1997)
In an interview, President Bill Clinton discusses his lifelong love of music. Includes home movies, TV clips and comments from music personalities.
119.
27th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1996)
Prime-time debut of the NAACP Image Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The awards honor individuals who have contributed positive portrayals in film, television, literature and music.
120.
Caesars Palace 30th Anniversary Celebration (1996)
Special celebrating the 30th anniversary of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Featuring world renowned entertainers and clips from the hotel's past that include memorable celebrity performances and top sports attractions.
121.
Horatio Alger Awards, The (1995)
A presentation of the Horatio Alger Awards, honoring 10 business and civic leaders who have overcome considerable odds to achieve success.
122.
Aretha Franklin: Going Home (1995)
Music special tracing the life of "The Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin -- from her gospel beginnings to her rise to fame in the '60s and into the 90s. Includes performance footage, interviews and guest performances.
123.
Joe Cocker: Have a Little Faith (1995) as Interviewee
Portrait of rock and soul singer Joe Cocker.
124.
Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (1995)
Special celebrating Frank Sinatra's 80th birthday.
125.
1994 World Music Awards, The (1994)
A presentation of 1994 World Music Awards honoring the world's best-selling contemporary artists. The broadcast includes musical performances.
126.
Essence Awards, The (1994)
A presentation of the Essence Awards, honoring the lives and achievements of African-Americans who have made significant contributions in their respective fields.
127.
World of Jim Henson, The (1994)
Performance/documentary/tribute which looks at the work of Jim Henson -- from the Muppets to his other fantastic creations for film and television. Includes interviews with friends, colleagues and family.
128.
Stevie Wonder (1994)
Documentary examining the life and career of pop singer and composer Stevie Wonder.
129.
Willie Nelson: My Life (1994) as Interviewee
Profile of the at-times troubled life of country music superstar Willie Nelson -- through personal photos, concert performances, early TV appearances, feature-film clips, and interviews.
130.
Atlantic Records Story, The (1994)
Documentary profiling the establishment and development of Atlantic Records. Includes interviews with Atlantic stars as well as numerous songs popularized on the label.
131.
Legend of the Beverly Hillbillies, The (1993)
A retrospective of the series, "The Beverly Hillbillies," which aired on CBS from 1962 to 1971.
132.
Apollo Theater Hall of Fame (1993)
A presentation of the 1st Annual Apollo Theater Hall of Fame.
133.
Newport Jazz '93 (1993)
Highlights of performances from the Summer 1993 Newport Jazz Festival.
134.
American Reunion: New Beginnings, Renewed Hope, An (1993)
A special featuring entertainment stars performing in the first and largest presidential inaugural event.
135.
Willie Nelson The Big Six-O: An All-Star Birthday Celebration (1993)
A special celebrating Willie Nelson's 60th birthday. Included are musical performances of songs either written by or performed by Nelson, as well as birthday greetings and favorite stories about the singer by his friends.
136.
Ray Charles: The Genius of Soul (1992)
A documentary profiling the career of singer/composer/pianist Ray Charles.
137.
25th Montreux Music Festival, The (1992)
A special featuring performance highlights from the 1991 Montreux Music Festival.
138.
Party for Richard Pryor, A (1991)
A special honoring comedian Richard Pryor. Includes scenes from Pryor's motion picture, television and stage performances and tributes from dozens of entertainers.
139.
Carnegie Hall at 100: A Place of Dreams (1991)
A special commemorating Carnegie Hall's 100th year. Includes archival footage of legendary performances and interviews with many of the artists who have played there.
140.
Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (1991)
A special featuring a Sesame Street birthday celebration for Big Bird.
141.
Ray Charles: 50 Years in Music, Uh-Huh! (1991)
A special commemorating singer Ray Charles's 50th year in the music industry. Taped at a benefit event for the Starlight and Starbright Pavilion Foundations.
142.
32nd Annual Grammy Awards, The (1990)
Coverage of the 32nd Annual Grammy Awards honoring excellence in the music industry. Broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
143.
Super Dave Special (1990)
A comedy special featuring daredevil Super Dave Osborne.
144.
Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson, The (1990)
A special honoring the late Jim Henson, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at his work and vintage clips of the Muppets from the last 35 years.
145.
Tribute to John Lennon (1990)
A musical tribute to the late songwriter and member of The Beatles, John Lennon, marking the fiftieth anniversary of Lennon's birth (October 9) and the tenth anniversary of his death (December 7). Singers perform Lennon's music.
146.
Legends of Rock 'n' Roll, The (1989)
A "Cinemax Sessions" special featuring legendary rock 'n' rollers in concert.
147.
Sesame Street... 20 and Still Counting (1989)
A special celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the landmark children's television series, "Sesame Street." Featured are Jim Henson's Muppets and clips from previous editions, as well as a segment examining the various international versions of "Sesame Street" that are broadcast overseas.
148.
Willie Nelson, Texas Style (1988)
Willie Nelson, in his first network special as host, offers a unique look at the state where he was born and still lives, along with the locales and people who continue to influence his success as an artist.
149.
Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul (1988)
A documentary following the career of Aretha Franklin from her early years as a gospel singer to her rise to fame. The program features performance clips and interviews with family and friends.
150.
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988)
A two-hour presentation taped at Carnegie Hall in New York on May 11, 1988, featuring celebrities from all forms of American entertainment and the performing arts in a tribute to America's legendary songwriter, Irving Berlin, in honor of his one-hundredth birthday.
151.
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Show (1987)
An awards special in which the Lifetime Achievement Award winners of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) are honored. The music of George and Ira Gershwin are featured (both of whom were awarded trophies posthumously in 1986).
152.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1987)
The tenth annual special celebrating the performing arts and honoring some of the world's most distinguised artists for lifetime achievement: singer Perry Como, actress Bette Davis, singer and entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., musician Nathan Milstein, and choreographer Alwin Nikolais. The program was ta
153.
Beach Boys -- 25 Years Together, The (1987)
A musical celebration of The Beach Boys' twenty-fifth anniversary, presented in concert format near Oahu's landmark, Diamond Head, on the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii. The program features The Beach Boys and various guest stars performing songs made famous by the group over the years.
154.
Gladys Knight and the Pips With Ray Charles (1987)
A concert featuring Gladys Knight and the Pips and composer-singer Ray Charles. Taped at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.
155.
Las Vegas: An All Star 75th Anniversary (1987)
A music and comedy spectacular honoring the 75th anniversary of one of the world's great entertainment capitals, Las Vegas. The program features appearances by many of the personalities who have made Las Gevas an entertainment mecca for visitors around the world, rare footage of famous Las Vegas wed
156.
28th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1986)
Celebrity performers and presenters participate in a three-hour live special, originating from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, during which the winners of the Grammys, the recording industry's highest honor, are announced.
157.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1986)
The ninth annual awards/entertainment special honoring six distinguished artists for lifetime achievement in their area of endeavor. The event, taped at the Opera House of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., honors actress and comedienne Lucille Ball, singer and c
158.
Fats Domino & Friends (1986)
The first program in the Cinemax series, "Cinemas Sessions," giving viewers an opportunity to see famous musicians working together in an informal, intimate setting. The premiere show is a one-hour tribute to the Rock 'n' Roll legend, Fats Domino, taped in his hometown of New Orleans at the famed St
159.
Walt Disney World's 15th Birthday Celebration (1986)
A two-hour variety show celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of Walt Disney World. The program features a potpourri of music, comedy and dance. Also included in the special is vintage footage of Walt Disney, Disneyland and Walt Disney World, and a view of the all-new Birthday Parade down Main Stree
160.
Statue of Liberty, The (1985)
The film tells the story of the Statue of Liberty as a gift from the French to the American people. The film features original material relating to the genesis, innovative construction, and carefully orchestrated installation of the monument, as well as testimonials by historians, politicians, and i
161.
18th Annual Country Music Association Awards, The (1984)
The 18th annual awards presentation honoring country and western artists.
162.
Salute to Lady Liberty (1984)
A star-studded salute to the Statue of Liberty, while it was undergoing restoration for the 1986 centennial celebration of the statue's installation in New York Harbor.
163.
Special Kenny Rogers, A (1981)
A variety special featuring Kenny Rogers as he returns to his home town of Crockett, Texas.
164.
Fifty Years of Country Music (1981)
A salute to country and western music featuring some of the top performers in the industry.
165.
Lynda Carter's Celebration (1981)
A variety show hosted by Lynda Carter along with guests, featuring music, songs, and dances.
166.
Kenny Rogers Special, The (1979) as Guest
An hour of country music.
167.
Second Barry Manilow Special, The (1978)
The second Barry Manilow special.
168.
Johnny Cash: Spring Fever (1978)
A musical salute to Spring.
169.
Celebration: The American Spirit (1976)
Yet another bicentennial special, this one inspired by the bland and somewhat murky theme of "the American Spirit."
170.
Cotton Club '75 (1974)
A review that recreates the famed Cotton Club in Harlem.
171.
Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly (1973)
A tribute to jazz great Duke Ellington.
172.
Barbra Streisand and Other Musical Instruments (1973)
The program features a cast of international musicians playing instruments from their native countries.
173.
It's What's Happening, Baby! (1965) as Guest
Performances by the top names in rock and roll music (at the time).

Music (special)

174.
Willie Nelson & Friends: Live and Kickin' (2003)
Concert celebrating music legend Willie Nelson's 70th birthday.
175.
34th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards, The (2003)
When a government facility in Montreal is blown sky high, the Canadian Secret Service (C.S.S) is called in to find the saboteurs. The trail of suspicion leads back to a wealthy Gen-X hotel mogul named Emiliano Goldini. Enter Wilson Chance, rookie secret agent for the Canadian Government. He's thickh
176.
26th Annual Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2003)
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts.
177.
Super Bowl XXXV (2001) as Song Performer ("America The Beautiful")
Live coverage of Super Bowl XXXV -- the Baltimore Ravens versus the New York Giants -- from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
178.
Ray Charles in Concert (1999)
Ray Charles in concert from the James L. Knight Center in Miami, Florida. Includes special guest Dianne Schuur. The concert was a benefit show for the Miami Lighthouse For the Blind.
179.
Goodwill Games Opening Celebration, The (1998)
Live coverage of the Goodwill Games Opening Celebration from the World Financial Center in New York.
180.
Quincy Jones -- The First 50 Years (1998)
Tribute to Quincy Jones, the renowned composer, arranger and producer, celebrating Jones' 50 years in the entertainment industry. This special features appearances and performances from top stars in the entertainment industry and serves as a benefit for the United Negro College Fund.
181.
To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th (1998)
Variety special honoring the State of Israel's 50th Anniversary.
182.
"We Are the World": A 10th Anniversary Tribute (1995)
Documentary chronicling the 1985 recording of "We Are the World," to benefit African famine victims. Also includes footage of Harry Belafonte's fact-finding mission to see how the money could best be spent and how it has been spent.
183.
Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (1995)
Special celebrating Frank Sinatra's 80th birthday.
184.
Apollo Theater Hall of Fame (1993) as Song Performer ("Still Crazy After All These Years")
A presentation of the 1st Annual Apollo Theater Hall of Fame.
185.
American Reunion: New Beginnings, Renewed Hope, An (1993)
A special featuring entertainment stars performing in the first and largest presidential inaugural event.
186.
Ray Charles: 50 Years in Music, Uh-Huh! (1991) as Song Performer ("Living For The City" "Georgia" "Seven Spanish Angels")
A special commemorating singer Ray Charles's 50th year in the music industry. Taped at a benefit event for the Starlight and Starbright Pavilion Foundations.
187.
Super Dave Special (1990) as Song Performer ("What I'D Say")
A comedy special featuring daredevil Super Dave Osborne.
188.
Best of Cinemax Sessions, The (1990)
A music special celebrating Cinemax's 10th anniversary. Features performances from past presentations of "Cinemax Sessions" by contemporary music performers in collaboration with legendary performers who have influenced their careers.
189.
Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson, The (1990) as Song Performer ("Bein' Green")
A special honoring the late Jim Henson, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at his work and vintage clips of the Muppets from the last 35 years.
190.
Tribute to John Lennon (1990)
A musical tribute to the late songwriter and member of The Beatles, John Lennon, marking the fiftieth anniversary of Lennon's birth (October 9) and the tenth anniversary of his death (December 7). Singers perform Lennon's music.
191.
Sesame Street... 20 and Still Counting (1989)
A special celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the landmark children's television series, "Sesame Street." Featured are Jim Henson's Muppets and clips from previous editions, as well as a segment examining the various international versions of "Sesame Street" that are broadcast overseas.
192.
Legends of Rock 'n' Roll, The (1989)
A "Cinemax Sessions" special featuring legendary rock 'n' rollers in concert.
193.
Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration (1988)
A two-hour presentation taped at Carnegie Hall in New York on May 11, 1988, featuring celebrities from all forms of American entertainment and the performing arts in a tribute to America's legendary songwriter, Irving Berlin, in honor of his one-hundredth birthday.
194.
Willie Nelson, Texas Style (1988) as Song Performer ("Georgia On My Mind")
Willie Nelson, in his first network special as host, offers a unique look at the state where he was born and still lives, along with the locales and people who continue to influence his success as an artist.
195.
Las Vegas: An All Star 75th Anniversary (1987)
A music and comedy spectacular honoring the 75th anniversary of one of the world's great entertainment capitals, Las Vegas. The program features appearances by many of the personalities who have made Las Gevas an entertainment mecca for visitors around the world, rare footage of famous Las Vegas wed
196.
Beach Boys -- 25 Years Together, The (1987) as Song Performer ("Sail On, Sailor")
A musical celebration of The Beach Boys' twenty-fifth anniversary, presented in concert format near Oahu's landmark, Diamond Head, on the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii. The program features The Beach Boys and various guest stars performing songs made famous by the group over the years.
197.
Gladys Knight and the Pips With Ray Charles (1987) as Music Conductor
A concert featuring Gladys Knight and the Pips and composer-singer Ray Charles. Taped at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.

Music (short)

198.
Scorpio Rising (1963)
Thirteen popular songs from the era are juxtaposed ironically with startling visual images.

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