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1. Action (1999–2000)

Not Rated | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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In Hollywood you're only as good as your last flick, and Dragonfire Films exec Peter Dragon has hit bottom with his $150 million bomb "Slow Torture." His only hope to get back to the way ... See full summary »

Creator: Chris Thompson | Stars: Jay Mohr, Illeana Douglas, Jarrad Paul, Jack Plotnick

2. Mann & Machine (1992– )
Episode: Truth or Consequences (1992)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Writer: Morgan Gendel | Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: David Andrews, Yancy Butler, S. Epatha Merkerson, Linda Emond

3. Mann & Machine (1992– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.8
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In the near future, cop Bobby Mann is teamed with a voluptuous robot partner, Sgt. Eve Edison. He's a brash, wise-cracking maverick; she's serious, naive, by-the-book and tends to take ... See full summary »

Stars: David Andrews, Yancy Butler, S. Epatha Merkerson, Christine Belford

4. The Anna Cabrini Chronicles (2005)

128 min | Drama

7.5
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A Grandiose scale of composition, texture and sound through the experience of raw pain.

Writer: Tawd B. Dorenfeld | Director: Tawd B. Dorenfeld | Stars: Andy Allen, Maria Bringuez, Michael Childers, Samantha Deane

5. Action (1999–2000)
Episode: Strong Sexual Content (1999)

Not Rated | 23 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A rumor about Peter Dragon ending up in hospital with a frog in his behind spreads like wildfire. Meanwhile, a blissfully unaware Peter picks up Jenny Johnson at a party and makes her ... See full summary »

Creator: Chris Thompson | Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Jay Mohr, Illeana Douglas, Jarrad Paul, Jack Plotnick

6. Azúcar amarga (1996)

75 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Gustavo is a young Havana Communist who believes in the revolution; he hopes for a scholarship to study aeronautical engineering in Prague. But his faith in the new Cuba is tested: his ... See full summary »

Writers: Pelayo García, Leon Ichaso, Orestes Matacena | Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: René Lavan, Mayte Vilán, Miguel Gutiérrez, Larry Villanueva

7. Diggstown (1992)

R | 98 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Gabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business man owns most of a boxing-mad town called Diggstown. The bet is that Gabe can find a... See full summary »

Writers: Leonard Wise, Steven McKay | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: James Woods, Louis Gossett Jr., Bruce Dern, Oliver Platt

8. Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997–1999)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.0
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In a world where there are no obvious "bad guys", where governments engage in secret wars and illegal activities that threaten the security of every individual and nation on the planet, a ... See full summary »

Creator: Dan Gordon | Stars: Tim Abell, Mark Sheppard, Melinda Clarke, Brad Johnson

9. The Mask (1994)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.8
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56 Metascore

Bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss is transformed into a manic super-hero when he wears a mysterious mask.

Writers: Michael Fallon, Mark Verheiden, Mike Werb | Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene

10. The Wild Thornberrys (1998–2004)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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Eliza Thornberry is not your ordinary kid. It's not just because she travels the world in an RV with her parents Nigel and Marrianne, famous nature show hosts. Eliza is doubly unique ... See full summary »

Creators: Gabor Csupo, Arlene Klasky, Steve Pepoon, David Silverman, Stephen Sustarsic | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Jodi Carlisle, Tim Curry, Danielle Harris

11. Sexgunsmoney@20 (2002)

115 min | Drama, Comedy

6.8
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Sexgunsmoney@20 is an intense, funny and visceral story about excesses, instant gratification, greed and power, filled with intrigue and Machiavellian plotting. The five main characters are... See full summary »

Writer: Orestes Matacena | Director: Orestes Matacena | Stars: Jeff DeJohn, Candice Hussain, Tordy Clark, Krisztián Kovács

12. In Plain View (2008)

111 min | Drama

6.8
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LAPD Detectives are confronted with a case involving a cold-blooded murder. The story focuses on the LAPD Hispanic Detective Division. The Detectives sometimes bend the law a little if they... See full summary »

Writer: Orestes Matacena | Director: Orestes Matacena | Stars: René Lavan, Ruth Livier, Ruben Rabasa, Orna Rachovitsky

13. Guaguasi (1983)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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A story about a simple man from the mountains, Guaguasi, who falls in love with a beautiful chorus girl, Marina, during the Cuban Revolution. Guaguasi joins the rebels and arrives in Havana... See full summary »

Writers: Orestes Matacena, Clara Hernandez, Jorge Ulla | Director: Jorge Ulla | Stars: Orestes Matacena, Marilyn Pupo, Raimundo Hidalgo-Gato, Marco Santiago

14. Greyhounds (1994 TV Movie)

92 min

6.4
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Three old cops are sent back on the streets to clean up crime their own way.

Writers: Jerry Beck, Stephen J. Cannell, Peter Lance | Director: Kim Manners | Stars: James Coburn, Robert Guillaume, Pat Morita, Dennis Weaver

15. Flesh & Blood (1979 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama

6.3
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A convict takes up boxing in prison and this brings a new meaning to his life. Once out, his trainer motivates him to become a professional boxer. He cares about only two other things, his uncomfortably close mother and absent father.

Writers: Eric Bercovici, Pete Hamill | Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Luca Bercovici, Tom Berenger, John Cassavetes, Anthony Charnota

16. Night of the Juggler (1980)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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A tough, New York ex-cop relentlessly searches for his kidnapped teenage daughter whom is held by a twisted psycho after mistaking her for the daughter of a wealthy businessman.

Writers: William P. McGivern, Rick Natkin, William W. Norton | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: James Brolin, Cliff Gorman, Richard S. Castellano, Linda Miller

17. The Take (1990 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Crime

5.6
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An ex-Miami cop just back from prison for corruption gets caught up in the Florida drug trade.

Writers: Eugene Izzi, Edward Anhalt, Handel Glassberg | Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Ray Sharkey, R. Lee Ermey, Larry Manetti, Joe Lala

18. Badge 373 (1973)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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After his suspension for the shooting death of drug runner, a New York cop vows to keep the streets clean, any way he can.

Writers: Eddie Egan, Pete Hamill | Director: Howard W. Koch | Stars: Robert Duvall, Verna Bloom, Henry Darrow, Eddie Egan

19. Tropical Snow (1988)

R | 87 min | Drama

5.4
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New York is the dream city of Tavo and Marina, where the lovers hope to start a better life; at home in Bogota they have to work as pocket pickers at the airport to support their families. ... See full summary »

Writer: Ciro Durán | Director: Ciro Durán | Stars: Jsu Garcia, Madeleine Stowe, David Carradine, Alfonso Ortiz

20. Tainted (1987)

Action, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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The story of a woman caught in a web of suspicion, betrayal, and murder.

Writer: Orestes Matacena | Director: Orestes Matacena | Stars: Shari Shattuck, Park Overall, Gene Tootle, Magilla Schaus

21. All Grown Up (2003–2008)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Follows the adventures of the whole Rugrats gang. But, now they're all grown up. Angelica's nicer, Chuckie's a risk taker, and the rest of the gang have changed too. The adventures follow ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Daily, Nancy Cartwright, Kath Soucie, Cree Summer

22. Sticks (2001)

92 min

5.2
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Sticks is an off-beat noir comedy about a smugglar of Cuban cigars who gets involved, and ultimately falls in love, with a Cuban revolutionary who's in the U.S. trading cigars for guns. The... See full summary »

Writer: Brett Mayer | Director: Brett Mayer | Stars: Lillo Brancato, Justina Machado, Keith Brunsmann, David Kriegel

23. Attention Shoppers (2000)

R | Comedy

5.1
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An actor from a popular television sitcom agrees to appear at the Grand Opening of a Houston Super Kmart. On his journey to and appearance at the Kmart, he learns lessons about his career, ... See full summary »

Writer: Nestor Carbonell | Director: Philip Charles MacKenzie | Stars: Lillian Adams, Casey Affleck, Cara Buono, Nestor Carbonell

24. Joshua Tree (2011)

Action

5.1
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Writers: Kris Kardash, Shak Brenner, Emilio Roso | Director: Kris Kardash | Stars: Emilio Roso, Michael Madsen, Vincent Pastore, Steven Bauer

25. Honor Thy Father (1973 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.1
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Story of the rise and fall of the Bonanno organized crime family.

Writers: Lewis John Carlino, Gay Talese | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Joseph Bologna, Brenda Vaccaro, Raf Vallone, Richard S. Castellano

26. Slugs: The Movie (1988)

R | 89 min | Horror

4.8
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Killer slugs on the rampage in a rural community.

Writers: José Antonio Escrivá, Ron Gantman, Shaun Hutson, Juan Piquer Simón | Director: Juan Piquer Simón | Stars: Michael Garfield, Kim Terry, Philip MacHale, Alicia Moro

27. Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997–1999)
Episode: Déja Vu (1998)

Action, Adventure

4.8
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Director: Peter Bloomfield | Stars: Tim Abell, Mark Sheppard, Tyrees Allen, Carol Barbee

28. Wild Wild West (1999)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Western, Comedy

4.7
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38 Metascore

The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a 19th century inventor-villain.

Writers: Jim Thomas, John Thomas, S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock, Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma Hayek

29. Deadly Illusion (1987)

R | 87 min | Adventure, Thriller, Crime

4.7
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A detective is framed for a murder he didn't commit.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Directors: Larry Cohen, William Tannen | Stars: Billy Dee Williams, Vanity, Morgan Fairchild, John Beck

30. Motorcycle Gang (1994 TV Movie)

R | 84 min | Action

4.6
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Cal and his family are driving to their new home in California and are terrorized by a motorcycle gang along the highway.

Writers: Kent Anderson, Laurie McQuillan | Director: John Milius | Stars: Gerald McRaney, Jake Busey, John Cassini, Richard Edson

31. Caged Dreams (2010)

25 min | Short, Action, Crime

4.6
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An MMA trainer, Mac, adopts his deceased friend's son, Randy, and trains him to be a professional fighter.

Writer: Paul Guzzo | Director: Pete Guzzo | Stars: Orestes Matacena, Jamie Noel, Julie Anne, Jereme Badger

32. A Kiss to Die For (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.5
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Those Bedroom Eyes - William, a Harvard psychology professor is having trouble dealing with life after the death of his wife when he meets a beautiful woman named Ali. As their relationship... See full summary »

Writer: Deborah Dalton | Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Tim Matheson, Mimi Rogers, William Forsythe, Carlos Gómez

33. Judgement (1992)

R | 85 min | Drama, Music, Thriller

4.4
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A juvenile court judge goes out of her way to try to aid a young man whom she believes has innocently gotten involved with a gang.

Writer: William Sachs | Director: William Sachs | Stars: Elliott Gould, Emilia Crow, Karen Black, Ed Lauter

34. Golden Cage (2012)

100 min | Action

4.4
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Writer: Shobair Shirazi | Director: Tony Zarindast | Stars: Joe Estevez, Soroosh Goodarzi, Amin Hayayee, Juhahn Jones

35. The Worms (1978)

Drama, War

4.4
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Writers: Orestes Matacena, Clara Hernandez, Camilo Vila | Director: Camilo Vila | Stars: Orestes Matacena, Mario Peña, Raimundo Hidalgo-Gato, Clara Hernandez

36. Girl in 3D (2003)

93 min | Thriller

4.3
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Vicky, an ambitious young bomshell living in Hollywood, gets hired to be the "Toy" of her favorite rock star, Stu, who is in desperate need of inspiration. Starry-eyed and reckless, she ... See full summary »

Writer: Luis Aira | Director: Luis Aira | Stars: Yareli Arizmendi, Michael Aronin, Cary Daly, Annette Dominguez

37. Soldier's Fortune (1991)

R | 96 min | Action

4.0
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A rich young girl is kidnapped by masked terrorists. Her mother's ex-husband, a former mercenary, gathers some of his former comrades and goes off to rescue her.

Writers: Jeffrey C. Hogue, Charles Douglas Lemay, Fred Olen Ray | Director: Arthur N. Mele | Stars: Gil Gerard, Johann Benét, Barbara Bingham, Janus Blythe

38. Last Stand (2000)

94 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.5
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A small band of desperate freedom fighters must topple a vicious dictator before he destroys mankind's last hope.

Writer: Chris Hyde | Director: Lloyd A. Simandl | Stars: Kate Rodger, Josh Barker, Orestes Matacena, Katerina Brozová

39. Tumbleweed: A True Story (2012)

Drama

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Writer: Emilio Roso | Director: Emilio Roso | Stars: Emilio Roso, Vincent Pastore, Martin Kove, Orestes Matacena

40. Day of Redemption (2013)

Action

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Writers: Chris Cardash, Emilio Roso | Director: Emilio Roso | Stars: Emilio Roso, Vincent Pastore, Michael Madsen, Hempke Madera

41. Two de Force (2011)

130 min | Action, Drama

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The US Delegation and the Chinese Delegation meet in Beijing to discuss US debt to China.

Writer: Orestes Matacena | Director: Orestes Matacena | Stars: Luke Steward, Jesse Wang, Patty Kelley, Wendy Lee

42. The Three Bilinguals (2012)

36 min | Short, Comedy, Drama | Completed

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A Mexican, a Cuban, and a Puerto Rican meet at the reading of their father's will.

Writer: Maylen Calienes | Director: Maylen Calienes | Stars: Robert Torti, Adrian Quinonez, Valenzia Algarin, Euriamis Losada

43. Cuba Libre (1999)

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Writers: Jim Macak, Orestes Matacena | Director: Orestes Matacena | Stars: Shelly Kurtz, Alina Cenal, Lois Hall

44. Swastika

Drama | Announced

The Jewish Resistance in the streets of Warsaw, Poland during the Nazi occupation.

Writer: Orestes Matacena | Director: Orestes Matacena

45. Lifted (1988)

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Writer: Herschel Weingrod | Director: Salomé Breziner | Stars: Holly Fields, Erika Anderson, Paul Gleason, Orestes Matacena

46. Viva Castrama (2010)

22 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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In this society the citizens receive a daily script like that of a film where they are told exactly what to think, say and do. Tow citizens scripts are mistakenly switched and delivered to ... See full summary »

Writer: Emanuel Gironi | Director: Jackie Di Crystal | Stars: Jackie Di Crystal, Orestes Matacena, Emanuel Gironi, Oscar Torre

47. Fatal Encounter (1981)

Drama, Thriller

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Writer: Orestes Matacena | Director: Orestes Matacena | Stars: Clara Hernandez, Orestes Matacena, Theodora Castellanos, Michael Kravitz

48. Aguabella (2014)

Documentary | Filming

The life and music of Cuban born Conga and Bata Master Francisco Aguabella.

Directors: Orestes Matacena, Orna Rachovitsky

49. Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997–1999)
Episode: Apres Vu (1998)

Action, Adventure

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Director: Peter Bloomfield | Stars: Tim Abell, Mark Sheppard, Cliff Fleming, Billy Gallo

50. All Grown Up (2003–2008)
Episode: R.V. Having Fun Yet?

TV-Y | Animation, Comedy, Drama

The Rats and their mothers embark on a cross country trip in a beat up R.V. to bring Susie to New York, where she's been selected to perform in a Thanksgiving parade. Generations collide, ... See full summary »

Writers: Kate Boutilier, Eryk Casemiro, Gabor Csupo, Paul Germain, Arlene Klasky, Denise Moss, Monica Piper | Directors: Andrei Svislotski, Jim Duffy | Stars: Elizabeth Daily, Nancy Cartwright, Kath Soucie, Cheryl Chase