Z Channel Movies

A list of Movies that Jerry Harvey cultivated for his cable channel.
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1.
Bad Timing (1980)
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A psychiatrist living in Vienna enters a torrid relationship with a married woman. When she ends up in the hospital from an overdose, an inspector becomes set on discovering the demise of their affair. (123 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
 
2.
That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)
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Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies... (109 mins.)
 
3.
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years (1988 Documentary)
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Documentary showcase, what life was like for the music artists living during the Los Angeles Heavy Metal scene in the mid and late 1980s. (93 mins.)
 
4.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
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A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene. (120 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
5.
The Delinquents (1989)
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A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age... (101 mins.)
Director: Chris Thomson
 
6.
Thieves Like Us (1974)
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Two convicts break out of Mississippi State Penitentiary in 1936 to join a third on a long spree of bank robbing... (123 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
7.
3 Women (1977)
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Pinky is an awkward adolescent who starts work at a spa in the California desert. She becomes overly attached to fellow spa attendant... (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
8.
St. Ives (1976)
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Abner Procane, top L.A. burglar, finds that somebody stole his plans for next ambitious heist. He hires Raymond St... (94 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
9.
The Grasshopper (1970)
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Wide-eyed nineteen year old Christine Adams decides on a whim to leave her broken family life in small... (98 mins.)
Director: Jerry Paris
 
10.
A Night Full of Rain (1978)
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Candice Bergen and Giancarlo Giannini star as two people from very different worlds who fall in love in A Night Full of Rain... (104 mins.)
 
11.
Once in Paris... (1978)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Frank D. Gilroy
 
12.
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
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In December 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. (128 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
13.
Bullitt (1968)
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An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection. (114 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
 
14.
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
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Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed... (112 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
15.
The Man from Acapulco (1973)
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Francois Merlin is an espionnage-book writer. He likes to mix every-day character he can met in his book... (95 mins.)
 
16.
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
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A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards. (124 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
17.
The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
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Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been. (77 mins.)
Director: Robert Taylor
 
18.
The Naked Kiss (1964)
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Kelly, a prostitute, traumatised by an experience, referred to as 'The Naked Kiss,' by psychiatrists... (90 mins.)
Director: Samuel Fuller
 
19.
Rocco and His Brothers (1960)
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Having recently been uprooted to Milan, Rocco and his four brothers each look for a new way in life when a prostitute comes between Rocco and his brother Simone. (177 mins.)
 
20.
Vampyr (1932)
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A drifter obsessed with the supernatural stumbles upon an inn where a severely ill adolescent girl is slowly becoming a vampire. (83 mins.)
Director: Carl Th. Dreyer
 
21.
Iceman (1984)
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A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means. (100 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
22.
Going Berserk (1983)
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A drummer/chauffeur engaged to a congressman's daughter encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed characters during the days leading up to his wedding. (84 mins.)
Director: David Steinberg
 
23.
This Island Earth (1955)
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Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war. (86 mins.)
Director: Joseph Newman
 
24.
Putney Swope (1969)
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Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge... (84 mins.)
 
25.
Greaser's Palace (1972)
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A parable based on the life of Christ. This ain't your father's Bible story, full of references about... (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Downey
 
26.
The Harder They Come (1972)
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Wishing to become a successful Reggae singer, a young Jamaican man finds himself tied to corrupt record producers and drug pushers. (103 mins.)
Director: Perry Henzell
 
27.
El Norte (1983)
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Peasants escaping mindless labor and a murderous Guatemalan government head to America in hopes for something better. (141 mins.)
Director: Gregory Nava
 
28.
Fantasies (1981)
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16-year old Anastasia and her adopted brother Damir live on a Greek island with their pervy grandfather. She dreams about having a large antique bathtub and he dreams about running a sea-side resort. They begin to fall for each other. (81 mins.)
Director: John Derek
 
29.
The Home and the World (1984)
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When the movie opens, a woman is recalling the events that molded her perspective on the world. Years ago... (140 mins.)
Director: Satyajit Ray
 
30.
The Passenger (1975)
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A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance. (126 mins.)
 
31.
L'Avventura (1960)
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A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other. (143 mins.)
 
32.
La Notte (1961)
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A day in the life of an unfaithful married couple and their steadily deteriorating relationship. (122 mins.)
 
33.
The Moon's Our Home (1936)
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A comedy about marriage and everything relating to it. New York novelist Henry Fonda meets up with an actress... (80 mins.)
 
34.
1900 (1976)
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The epic tale of a class struggle in 20th Century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides. (317 mins.)
 
35.
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980 Mini-Series)
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In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight; however he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld. (931 mins.)
 
36.
The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
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In Sicily, the mine worker Carmelo "Mimí" Mardocheo votes in the Communist Party candidate instead of... (121 mins.)
 
37.
All Screwed Up (1974)
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A group of immigrants from the south of Italy live collectively in the Milano's suburbia in the 1974... (105 mins.)
 
38.
This Man Must Die (1969)
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Single father obsessed with murdering the hit&run driver who killed his only child, poses as a screenwriter... (110 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
39.
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
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Charles Desvallées has good reasons to believe that his wife is cheating on him and hires a P.D. in order to prove himself right... (98 mins.)
Director: Claude Chabrol
 
40.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life. (229 mins.)
Director: Sergio Leone
 
41.
Ride the High Country (1962)
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An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him. (94 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
42.
The Leopard (1963)
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The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily. (186 mins.)
 
43.
The Cricket (1980)
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Clio plays a fun loving girl who likes men. She leaves her home town and meets up with Wilma, a once famous singer... (101 mins.)
 
44.
The French Woman (1977)
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Based on a true story. Madame Claude, a well connected Parisienne with dark past, runs a network of high-class call girls... (105 mins.)
Director: Just Jaeckin
 
45.
Daughters of Darkness (1971)
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A newlywed couple are passing through a vacation resort. Their paths cross with a mysterious, strikingly beautiful countess and her aide. (87 mins.)
Director: Harry Kümel
 
46.
Boarding School (1978)
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This film tells the story about a group of girls at an exclusive German girls boarding school. Across the lake is an exclusive boys boarding school... (100 mins.)
Director: André Farwagi
 
47.
Emmanuelle (1974)
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The wife of a French diplomat in Bangkok, Emmanuelle embarks on a voyage of sexual discovery. (105 mins.)
Director: Just Jaeckin
 
48.
A Dama do Lotação (1978)
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Carlos and Solange, childhood sweethearts, marry after a chaste courtship. On their wedding night, Solange refuses to make love to him... (90 mins.)
 
49.
Wifemistress (1977)
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Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid... (106 mins.)
Director: Marco Vicario
 
50.
Turkish Delight (1973)
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Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy... (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
51.
Soldier of Orange (1977)
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During WW2, Dutch students join the resistance movement against the German occupation of the Netherlands. (155 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
52.
The 4th Man (1983)
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A man who has been having visions of an impending danger begins an affair with a woman who may lead him to his doom. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
53.
Flesh + Blood (1985)
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A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son... (128 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
54.
Spetters (1980)
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Three young Dutch amateur dirt bike motorcycle racers each fall in love with a young woman who, with her brother... (120 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
55.
Katie Tippel (1975)
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The young girl Keetje moves to Amsterdam in 1881 with her impoverished family, and is led into prostitution in order to survive... (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
56.
Salvador (1986)
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An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980. (122 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
57.
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
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A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters. (136 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
58.
In Cold Blood (1967)
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After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity. (134 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
59.
Elmer Gantry (1960)
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A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause. (146 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
60.
Something of Value (1957)
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Even though Peter and Kimani grow up together, Kimani soon finds that different races are treated differently... (113 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
61.
My Darling Clementine (1946)
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The Earps battle the Clantons at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. (97 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
62.
The Sicilian (1987)
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Egocentric bandit Salvatore Giuliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence. (115 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
 
63.
Fitzcarraldo (1982)
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The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle. (158 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
64.
The Wild Bunch (1969)
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An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them. (135 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah
 
65.
The Silence (1963)
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Two estranged sisters, Ester and Anna, and Anna's 10-year-old son travel to the Central European country on the verge of war. Ester becomes seriously ill and the three of them move into a hotel in a small town called Timoka. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
66.
A Safe Place (1971)
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A strange young woman lives in a fantasy world where she can never grow up. (94 mins.)
Director: Henry Jaglom
 
67.
Overlord (1975)
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During the Second World War a young lad is called up and, with an increasing sense of foreboding, undertakes his army training ready for D-day. (83 mins.)
Director: Stuart Cooper
 
68.
Fingers (1978)
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A dysfunctional young man is pulled between loyalties to his Italian mob-connected loan shark father and his mentally disturbed Jewish concert pianist mother. (90 mins.)
Director: James Toback
 
69.
Pandora's Box (1929)
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The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her. (109 mins.)
 
70.
Mexican Bus Ride (1952)
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A young man and woman's honeymoon is cut short when the man learns that his mother has fallen ill back at home... (85 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
71.
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
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Visions, memories, and mysticism all help a 40-something woman to find the strength to leave her cheating husband. (137 mins.)
 
72.
La Strada (1954)
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A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way. (108 mins.)
 
73.
One Deadly Summer (1983)
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In spring 1976, a 19-year-old beauty, her German-born mother, and her crippled father move to the town of a firefighter nicknamed Pin-Pon... (133 mins.)
Director: Jean Becker
 
74.
Malicious (1973)
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A widower and two of his sons become infatuated by their beautiful housekeeper, and all three set out to seduce her using their own unique methods. (98 mins.)
 
75.
The Divine Nymph (1975)
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A beautiful woman (Laura Antonelli) engages in affairs with two men, playing them against each other. Set in the decadent Roaring Twenties, the triangle dissolves against suicide and fascism. (115 mins.)
 
76.
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
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An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Peckinpah