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An elderly farm couple take in their city-bred adolescent grandson for the holidays during the darkest days of the Depression, and the old man, embittered by the death of his only son in World War I, gradually opens his heart to the boy as both learn the importance of a giving relationship. Joanne W
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Fourth sequel to the original "Police Academy" takes place at a Police Chief''s Convention with the typical hijinks.
High school teacher Rick Latimer is getting divorced. After having a few drinks one night, he sees his estranged wife out with her lawyer and goes ballistic, taking a baseball bat to the man''s Porsche. This results in a reprimand from the school board, but Rick is not fired. Instead, he is assigned the job of principal at Brandel High, a school that is filled with drugs and violence. With the help of security guard Jake Philips, Rick sets out to clean up the school, laying down the law and tutoring some of the students. Unwilling to give up his turf, the ring leader of the trouble-makers, a student named Victor, challenges Rick''s authority and causes the violence to escalate, eventually putting Rick and flinty history teacher Hilary Orozco in personal danger. But Victor has underestimated Rick''s determination...and temper.
A rookie soldier, Charlie Sheen, struggles under the unbearable conditions of a horrible war: bugs, drugs, death, jungle rot, and hopelessness. But as he observes the differing style and attitudes of two of his commanders, a violent Sergeant played by Tom Berenger and a more Zen-like William Dafeo, he comes to see the deeper conflict within the war: one of conscience.
In this sequel to the original "National Lampoon''s Vacation," the Griswold family (Chevy Chase and Beverly D''Angelo as the parents, Jason Lively and Dana Hill as the children) win a trip to Europe. Hijinks ensue throughout England, France, Italy and Germany, bringing American-style comedy to the continent.
A high-school wrestling star falls in love with a strong-willed and independent older woman.
David Fowler has two passions, sculpting and women, and he is quite successful in both departments until now. David finds that his insatiable hunger for women begins to render him socially, artistically and finally, sexually impotent. His desperate inner struggle drives him to the couch of an attra
In this superstar teaming for the second TV film made especially for Home Box Office, Elizabeth Taylor and Carol Burnett are a couple of divorcees--the former looking for some man to keep her in diamonds and champagne; the latter, a real estate agent just looking for a man. An unlikely friendship is
The young cadets at a military academy stage an uprising and seige control of the campus, when they find out their treasured school is to be closed down and sold off to developers.
A nerdy high-school kid, the constant object of harassment by the school bully, hires a fellow classmate, a hulking loner, to be his bodyguard and eventually the two become friends.
A naive young man seeks his fortune while trying to escape a deranged killer.
When Michigan businessman Jake Van Dorn lets his teenage daughter go on a church trip to California, she never returns. Jake hires Los Angeles investigator Andy Mast to look for her, and Mast turns up a pornographic film she''s recently appeared in. Both stunned and increasingly disappointed with the police, Jake travels to California where he poses as an adult-film producer in hopes of finding someone who''s seen his little girl.
Fedora, an aging and reclusive film star, dies in Paris, struck by a train. At her funeral, a film producer thinks back over the past two weeks and the part he might have played in her death. He'd gone to Corfu to track her down, pushing himself into her island villa, where she lived with a nurse, an old countess, and the plastic surgeon who's success at keeping her looking young is amazing. We see her mental stability fail as the producer offers her a script for "Anna Karenina;" soon she's locked away in a Parisian asylum and the producer is in the hospital with a concussion. His reverie ended, the countess takes up the narration and completes Fedora's story.
A retired American drug enforcement agent gets lured back into the international arena by a Chinese smuggler wanting to bargain his way out of the Hong Kong-Amsterdam connection.
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President revels details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President's most trusted advisors.
The careers and personal lives of a group of bigoted and hard-drinking Los Angeles policemen are examined. Although the officers provide emotional support for each other, they are lacking in sensitivity and judgement on the job. And when one of them accidentally shoots a teenage homosexual in a city
Two Devil''''s Island prisoners devote all of their time to hatching escape plans.
Set on a small island just off Italy, circa 1944, Captain Yossarian is an American bombardier who attempts to have himself grounded by claiming he''s insane.
Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a sendup of Voltaire's -Candide-. Young Candy is a college girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
A romantic English lass can't choose among three very different suitors.
Modesty Blaise, a secret agent whose hair color, hair style, and mod clothing change at a snap of her fingers is being used by the British government as a decoy in an effort to thwart a diamond heist. She is being set up by the feds but is wise to the plot and calls in sidekick Willie Garvin and a few other friends to outsmart them. Meanwhile, at his island hideaway, Gabriel, the diamond thief has his own plans for Blaise and Garvin.
Auto racers find danger and romance at the legendary European road race.
The Asian conqueror and his mentor vie for the same woman.
Viking seamen battle a Moorish prince for possession of a golden bell.
A typical day in the life of the Beatles.
An American heiress with an incurable disease falls in love with her surgeon.
An unscrupulous drifter causes problems for a small European circus.
A woman once convicted of euthanasia gets a job caring for her prosecutor's wife.
A race-car driver whose nerves are shot takes on one last job.
After a mysterious blackout, the inhabitants of a British village give birth to emotionless, super-powered offspring.
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