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Peter O'Toole

Born: August 2, 1932
Died: December 14, 2013


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Poster of Diamond Cartel

Diamond Cartel (2017)

Movie
Action |
| 100 Min

The charismatic and ruthless Mussa makes a deal to purchase the Star of East Diamond from the Hong-Kong triad crime boss Mr. Lo - but not before being robbed via an inside job by his own people aka former lovers Aliya and Ruslan. Aliya's other former love interest and Mussa henchman gets involved setting up a veritable \who dunnit\ love triangle versus Mussa over pursuit of his gem and riches. With the help of a friend determined to ferry the back-stabbing duo of Aliya and Ruslan across the sea abroad, the couple nearly makes it across the borders with the loot. But Mussa's gangsters find them just before they escape and a spectacular, violent finale that sets up a surprise ending.

0 2017 100
Poster of Christmas Cottage
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Christmas Cottage (2008)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
| 96 Min

Inspired by the picturesque paintings of Thomas Kinkade, The Christmas Cottage tells the semi-autobiographical tale of how a young boy is propelled to launch a career as an artist after he learns that his mother is in danger of losing the family home.

65 2008 96
Poster of Dean Spanley
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Dean Spanley (2008)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
| 100 Min

Set in Edwardian England where upper lips are always stiff and men from the Colonies are not entirely to be trusted, Fisk Senior has little time or affection for his son, but when the pair visit an eccentric Indian, they start a strange journey that eventually allows the old man to find his heart.

73 2008 100
Poster of Ratatouille
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Ratatouille (2007)

Movie
Animation |
Fantasy |
USA |
| 111 Min

In one of Paris finest restaurants, Remy, a determined young rat, dreams of becoming a renowned French chef. Torn between his familys wishes and his true calling. Remy and his pal Linguini set in motion a hilarious chain of events that turns the City of Lights upside down.

80 2007 111
Poster of Stardust
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Stardust (2007)

Movie
Adventure |
Fantasy |
Romance |
United Kingdom |
| 127 Min

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that hell retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.

77 2007 127
Poster of Venus
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Venus (2006)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
Romance |
United Kingdom |
| 95 Min

Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their give-and-take surprises both Maurice and Jessie as they discover what they dont know about themselves.

71 2006 95
Poster of One Night with the King
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One Night with the King (2006)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
USA |
| 123 Min

This amazing biblical drama chronicles the brave and historic legend of Hadassah, a Jewish orphan with exceptional beauty who rises to become Queen Esther of Persia and saves Persian Jews from genocide. By revealing her heritage to the king, Esther thwarts the evil prime minister's plan to annihilate all Jews in the Persian Empire. The annual festival of Purim is inspired by her heroism.

63 2006 123
Poster of Lassie
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Lassie (2005)

Movie
Adventure |
Drama |
France |
United Kingdom |
| 100 Min

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

67 2005 100
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Troy (2004)

Movie
Adventure |
Drama |
War |
United Kingdom |
USA |
| 163 Min

In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans.

72 2004 163
Poster of Hitler: The Rise of Evil
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Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)

Movie
Drama |
War |
Biography |
History |
Canada |
USA |
| 179 Min

A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.

73 2003 179
Poster of Rock My World
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Rock My World (2002)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
| 106 Min

When a rock band at the top of their game suddenly loses their leader, their direction suddenly becomes questionable. All the band members know is that the leaders clothes were found at the edge of a waterfront and he had not been seen since. To compensate, they hire a new band member that shakes up their thoughts of the band. But the biggest changes come when the band decides to go into seclusion to develop new songs and a new sound. They rent a mansion from an aristocratic couple, who are hard up for money. When the staff hired to be on hand when the band arrives do not show, the couple decides to act as the butler, Benson, and the cook, Margaret. The obvious conflicts between the two cultures occur, but a respect for each other gradually follows. Meanwhile, the bands recording company is trying to trick them into signing a contract that obligates the music to be as the company requires

61 2002 106
Poster of Coming Home
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Coming Home (1998)

Movie
Drama |
War |
| 199 Min

Drama about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.

69 1998 199
Poster of King Ralph
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King Ralph (1991)

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Comedy |
| 97 Min

As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

51 1991 97
Poster of Isabelle Eberhardt
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Isabelle Eberhardt (1991)

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France |

Story of a young woman journalist who becomes enmeshed in the politics of the annexation of Morrocco from Algeria at the turn of the twentieth century.

56 1991 0
Poster of The Last Emperor
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The Last Emperor (1987)

Movie
Drama |
| 163 Min

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People s Republic.

78 1987 163
Poster of Supergirl
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Supergirl (1984)

Movie
Action |
Adventure |
Fantasy |
Sci-Fi |
United Kingdom |
| 124 Min

After a power source for the community of Krypton survivors is accidently whisked to Earth, Kara-El chooses to go to Earth to find it and bring it back. Upon her arrival, Kara becomes just as powerful as her cousin, but encounters dangerous battles and unexpected obstacles.

43 1984 124
Poster of My Favorite Year
74%

My Favorite Year (1982)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
| 92 Min

Benjy Stone is the junior writer on the top rated variety/comedy show, in the mid 50s (the early years). Alan Swann, an Erol Flynn type actor with a drinking problem is to be that weeks guest star.

74 1982 92
Poster of The Stunt Man
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The Stunt Man (1980)

Movie
Action |
Comedy |
Drama |
Thriller |
| 131 Min

While on the run from the police, Steve Railsback hides in a group of moviemakers where he pretends to be a stunt man. Both aided and endangered by the director (Peter OToole) he avoids both the police and sudden death as a stuntman. The mixture of real danger and fantasy of the movie is an interesting twist for the viewer as the two blend in individual scenes.

73 1980 131
Poster of Caligula
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Caligula (1979)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Italy |
| 156 Min

Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

52 1979 156
Poster of Rosebud
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Rosebud (1975)

Movie
Action |
Thriller |
Adventure |
Drama |
USA |
| 127 Min

In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the terrorists down.

50 1975 127
Poster of Man of La Mancha
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Man of La Mancha (1973)

Documentary
Action |
Italy |
| 132 Min

In the sixteenth century, Miguel de Cervantes, poet, playwright, and part-time actor, has been arrested, together with his manservant, by the Spanish Inquisition. They are accused of presenting an entertainment offensive to the Inquisition. Inside the huge dungeon into which they have been cast, the other prisoners gang up on Cervantes and his manservant, and begin a mock trial, with the intention of stealing or burning his possessions. Cervantes wishes to desperately save a manuscript he carries with him and stages, with costumes, makeup, and the participation of the other prisoners, an unusual defense--the story of Don Quixote.

66 1973 132
Poster of The Ruling Class
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The Ruling Class (1972)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
United Kingdom |
| 154 Min

A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues.

76 1972 154
Poster of How to Steal a Million
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How to Steal a Million (1966)

Movie
Comedy |
Crime |
Romance |
| 123 Min

A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.

76 1966 123
Poster of Becket
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Becket (1964)

Movie
Drama |
United Kingdom |
| 148 Min

King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas Becket, technically a deacon of the church, to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously and provides abler opposition to Henry.

80 1964 148
Poster of Lawrence of Arabia
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Movie
War |
Adventure |
Drama |
Biography |
United Kingdom |
| 216 Min

David Lean's splendid biography of the enigmatic T. E. Lawrence paints a complex portrait of the desert-loving Englishman who united Arab tribes in a battle against the Ottoman Turks during World War I.

84 1962 216



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