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Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
7.3

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead

When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents’ jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that ...
Strip Search
6.3

Strip Search

Apr. 27, 2004

Strip Search

Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots ...
Guilty as Sin
5.7

Guilty as Sin

Jun. 04, 1993

Guilty as Sin

Before a criminal lawyer knows what has happened, she is forced to defend a wife killer she knows is guilty.
Family Business
5.8

Family Business

Dec. 06, 1989

Family Business

Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while ...
Running on Empty

Running on Empty

Sep. 09, 1988

Running on Empty

The Popes are a family who haven’t been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire ...
The Morning After

The Morning After

Dec. 25, 1986

The Morning After

Failed actress Alex Sternbergen wakes up hungover one morning in an apartment she does not recognize, unable to remember the previous evening ...
Garbo Talks

Garbo Talks

Oct. 12, 1984

Garbo Talks

When New York accountant Gilbert Rolfe (Ron Silver) finds out his mother has a brain tumor, he is devastated. His incorrigible mother, Estelle ...
The Verdict

The Verdict

Dec. 08, 1982

The Verdict

Frank Galvin is a down-on-his-luck lawyer and reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing, when a former associate reminds him of his obligations ...
Prince of the City

Prince of the City

Aug. 19, 1981

Prince of the City

New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, ...
The Wiz

The Wiz

Oct. 24, 1978

The Wiz

Dorothy Gale, a shy kindergarten teacher is swept away to the magic land of Oz where she embarks on a quest to return home
Equus

Equus

Oct. 16, 1977

Equus

A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity ...
Network

Network

Nov. 01, 1976

Network

When veteran anchorman Howard Beale is forced to retire his 25-year post because of his age, he announces to viewers that he will kill himself ...
Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

Sep. 21, 1975

Dog Day Afternoon

Based on the true story of would-be Brooklyn bank robbers John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturale. Sonny and Sal attempt a bank heist which quickly ...
Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Serpico

Serpico

Dec. 05, 1973

Serpico

The real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.
The Offence

The Offence

Jan. 11, 1973

The Offence

A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester.
Child’s Play

Child’s Play

Dec. 12, 1972

Child’s Play

At an exclusive boys’ school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the ...
The Anderson Tapes

The Anderson Tapes

Jun. 17, 1971

The Anderson Tapes

Thief Duke Anderson—just released from ten years in jail—takes up with his old girlfriend in her posh apartment block, and makes plans to rob the ...
The Deadly Affair
6.8

The Deadly Affair

May. 13, 1966

The Deadly Affair

Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that ...
The Group
6.4

The Group

Mar. 04, 1966

The Group

Sidney Lumet’s adaptation of the acclaimed Mary McCarthy novel. It’s 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the ...
The Hill

The Hill

Jun. 17, 1965

The Hill

North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It’s not a ...
The Pawnbroker

The Pawnbroker

Apr. 20, 1965

The Pawnbroker

A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Fail Safe

Fail Safe

Oct. 07, 1964

Fail Safe

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but ...
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
7.6

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Over the course of one day in August 1912, the family of retired actor James Tyrone grapples with the morphine addiction of his wife Mary, the ...
The Iceman Cometh
7.9

The Iceman Cometh

Nov. 14, 1960

The Iceman Cometh

Theodore Hickman, a hardware salesman, makes by-yearly visits to Harry Hope’s 1910-era waterfront bar for his periodical drinking binges. ...
The Dybbuk
5.9

The Dybbuk

Oct. 03, 1960

The Dybbuk

The Dybbuk is a made for TV film adaptation of a classic Jewish folktale. The story is about a young Jewish man, Sender (Theodore Bikel) who ...
The Fugitive Kind
7.2

The Fugitive Kind

Apr. 14, 1960

The Fugitive Kind

Val Xavier, a drifter of obscure origins, arrives at a small town and gets a job in a store run by Lady Torrence. Her husband, Jabe M. Torrance, ...