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1. The Impossible (2012)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Writers: Sergio G. Sánchez, María Belón | Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Oaklee Pendergast

Votes: 128,464

2. Tropic Thunder (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy

7.0
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71 Metascore

Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.

Writers: Justin Theroux, Ben Stiller, Etan Cohen | Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Kahn

Votes: 273,967

3. The Beach (I) (2000)

R | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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43 Metascore

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

Writers: John Hodge, Alex Garland | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen

Votes: 153,439

4. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 182 min | Drama, War

8.2
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73 Metascore

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam war impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Writers: Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

Votes: 203,524

5. Rambo (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War

7.1
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46 Metascore

In Thailand, John Rambo joins a group of mercenaries to venture into war-torn Burma, and rescue a group of Christian aid workers who were kidnapped by the ruthless local infantry unit.

Writers: Art Monterastelli, Sylvester Stallone, David Morrell | Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish

Votes: 163,476

6. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 60,147

7. Air America (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Comedy

5.7
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33 Metascore

A young pilot finds himself recruited into a covert and corrupt CIA airlift organization operating in Vietnam War Era Laos.

Writers: Christopher Robbins, John Eskow, Richard Rush | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

Votes: 19,898

8. The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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65 Metascore

A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer.

Writers: C.J. Koch, Peter Weir, David Williamson | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Michael Murphy

Votes: 14,197

9. Jungle Fighters (1961)

110 min | War, Drama

7.0
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A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to ... See full summary »

Writers: Willis Hall, Wolf Mankowitz | Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Richard Todd, Richard Harris, Ronald Fraser, David McCallum

Votes: 484

10. Brokedown Palace (1999)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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44 Metascore

Two women are arrested for smuggling while vacationing in Thailand.

Writers: Adam Fields, David Arata | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman, Jacqueline Kim

Votes: 17,526

11. Return to Paradise (1998)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.9
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54 Metascore

Two friends must choose whether to help a third friend who was arrested in Malaysia for drug possession.

Writers: Pierre Jolivet, Olivier Schatzky, Wesley Strick, Bruce Robinson | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Joaquin Phoenix, David Conrad

Votes: 10,984

12. Anna and the King (1999)

PG-13 | 148 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.7
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56 Metascore

The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the 1860s.

Writers: Anna Leonowens, Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes | Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: Jodie Foster, Yun-Fat Chow, Bai Ling, Tom Felton

Votes: 29,143

13. The Quiet American (2002)

R | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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84 Metascore

An older British reporter vies with a young U.S. doctor for the affections of a beautiful Vietnamese woman.

Writers: Graham Greene, Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 22,776

14. Year of the Dragon (1985)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.

Writers: Robert Daley, Oliver Stone, Michael Cimino | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo

Votes: 9,456

15. Volunteers (1985)

R | 107 min | Comedy

5.4
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Lawrence is a rich kid with a bad accent and a large debt. After his father refuses to help him out, Lawrence escapes his angry debtors by jumping on a Peace Corp flight to Southeast Asia, ... See full summary »

Writers: Keith Critchlow, Ken Levine, David Isaacs | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 6,013

16. Born to Be Wild (2011)

G | 40 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

7.5
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66 Metascore

This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them-saving endangered species one life at a time.

Writer: Drew Fellman | Director: David Lickley | Stars: Birute Galdikas, Daphne Sheldrick, Morgan Freeman, Chris Fries

Votes: 2,296

17. Lost Horizon (1973)

G | 150 min | Fantasy, Musical, Adventure

5.1
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This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Kramer, James Hilton | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann, Sally Kellerman, George Kennedy

Votes: 1,514

18. Winter Soldier (1972)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, History, War

8.2
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For three days in 1971, former US soldiers who were in Vietnam testify in Detroit about their war experiences. Nearly 30 speak, describing atrocities personally committed or witnessed, ... See full summary »

Stars: Rusty Sachs, Joe Bangert, Scott Shimabukuro, Kenneth Campbell

Votes: 720

19. Indochine (1992)

PG-13 | 159 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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This story is set in 1930, at the time when French colonial rule in Indochina is ending. An unmarried French woman who works in the rubber fields, raises a Vietnamese princess as if she was... See full summary »

Writers: Erik Orsenna, Louis Gardel, Catherine Cohen, Régis Wargnier | Director: Régis Wargnier | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Perez, Linh Dan Pham, Jean Yanne

Votes: 6,826

20. Lord Jim (1965)

154 min | Adventure, Drama

6.9
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After being discredited as a coward, a 19th century seaman (Peter O'Toole) lives for only one purpose: to redeem himself. Based on Joseph Conrad's novel written in 1900.

Writers: Joseph Conrad, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Peter O'Toole, James Mason, Curd Jürgens, Eli Wallach

Votes: 2,451

21. The Ugly American (1963)

120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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An intelligent, articulate scholar, Harrison MacWhite, survives a hostile Senate confirmation hearing at the hands of conservatives to become ambassador to Sarkan, a southeast Asian country... See full summary »

Writers: William J. Lederer, Eugene Burdick, Stewart Stern | Director: George Englund | Stars: Marlon Brando, Eiji Okada, Sandra Church, Pat Hingle

Votes: 1,196

22. Lord of the Elves (2012 Video)

Not Rated | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.4
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In an age long ago, the last village of clever, peace-loving Hobbits is attacked and enslaved by the Java Men, komodo-worshiping, dragon-riding cannibals. Now the young Hobbit Goben, along ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Forsberg | Director: Joseph J. Lawson | Stars: Bai Ling, Sun Korng, Srogn, Khom Lyly

Votes: 637

23. The Missing Picture (2013)

92 min | Documentary

7.4
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87 Metascore

Rithy Panh uses clay figures, archival footage, and his narration to recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1979.

Writers: Rithy Panh, Christophe Bataille | Director: Rithy Panh | Stars: Randal Douc, Jean-Baptiste Phou

Votes: 1,718

24. Hearts and Minds (1974)

R | 112 min | Documentary, War

8.4
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68 Metascore

A documentary of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam war.

Director: Peter Davis | Stars: Dwight D. Eisenhower, William Marshall, Georges Bidault, Les Brown

Votes: 3,785

25. Force Majeure (1989)

86 min | Drama

6.3
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Philippe and Daniel go on vacation to South-East Asia, where they meet Hans, a resident of the area who acts as their patron and guide. Before they leave to return to Paris, the two present... See full summary »

Writers: Pierre Jolivet, Olivier Schatzky | Director: Pierre Jolivet | Stars: Patrick Bruel, François Cluzet, Kristin Scott Thomas, Alan Bates

Votes: 316

26. Typhoon (2005)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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46 Metascore

A modern-day pirate plans a massive attack on North and South Korea.

Writer: Kyung-Taek Kwak | Director: Kyung-Taek Kwak | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Jung-Jae Lee, Mi-yeon Lee, David Lee McInnis

Votes: 1,066

27. Code Name: Wild Geese (1984)

R | 101 min | Action, War

5.1
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Commander Robin Wesley, leader of a group of mercenaries, go to the Golden Triangle in Southeast Asia to overthrow the dictator, who is a major manufacturer and dealer of the world's opium.

Writers: Michael Lester, Arne Elsholtz | Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Lewis Collins, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 625

28. In the Year of the Pig (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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Produced at the height of the Vietnam War, Emile de Antonio's Oscar-nominated 1968 documentary chronicles the war's historical roots. With palpable outrage, De Antonio (Point of Order, ... See full summary »

Director: Emile de Antonio | Stars: Harry S. Ashmore, Daniel Berrigan, Joseph Buttinger, William R. Corson

Votes: 1,034

29. Saigon Electric (2011)

106 min | Drama

7.3
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Mai, a ribbon dancer from the countryside arrives in Saigon and befriends Kim, a street dancer. A promise of a better life leads their dance crew to the big competition, but a romance with a rich kid threatens to derail Kim's plans.

Writer: Stephane Gauger | Director: Stephane Gauger | Stars: Quynh Hoa, Khuong Ngoc, Elly Nguyen, Phan Tan Thi

Votes: 89

30. Privates on Parade (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War

4.6
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The members of SADUSEA (Song And Dance Unit South East Asia) fall in and out of love while trying to dodge Malayan Communist bullets in the late 1940s. Not only that, they have to contend ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Nichols | Director: Michael Blakemore | Stars: Patrick Pearson, Michael Elphick, Joe Melia, John Standing

Votes: 673

31. Far from Vietnam (1967)

120 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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In seven different parts, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy for the North-Vietnamees army during the Vietnam-war.

Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Jacques Sternberg | Directors: Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda, Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Anne Bellec, Karen Blanguernon, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel

Votes: 338

32. Regret to Inform (1998)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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In this film made over ten years, filmmaker Barbara Sonneborn goes on a pilgrimage to the Vietnamese countryside where her husband was killed. She and translator (and fellow war widow) Xuan... See full summary »

Writer: Barbara Sonneborn | Director: Barbara Sonneborn | Stars: Xuan Ngoc Nguyen, Barbara Sonneborn

Votes: 290

33. Sir! No Sir! (2005)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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74 Metascore

This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to oppose the war effort by peaceful demonstration and subversion. It speaks ... See full summary »

Writer: David Zeiger | Director: David Zeiger | Stars: Michael Alaimo, Edward Asner, Joe Bangert, Tom Bernard

Votes: 579

34. Gie (2005)

147 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Soe Hok Gie is an activist who lived in the sixties. Set in the darkest era of Indonesian modern history, GIE is an interpretation of what happened based on his journal.

Writer: Riri Riza | Director: Riri Riza | Stars: Nicholas Saputra, Jonathan Mulia, Thomas Nawilis, Christian Audi

Votes: 451

35. The War at Home (1979)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.2
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Interviews with people involved with and leading the Madison, Wisconsin area resistance to the Vietnam war.

Directors: Glenn Silber, Barry Alexander Brown | Stars: Karleton Armstrong, Betty Boardman, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Haslach

Votes: 163

36. Where East Is East (1929)

65 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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When an animal trapper in Indo-China finds that his daughter's fiancé is being successfully seduced by her estranged mother, he takes appropriate action.

Writers: Tod Browning, Harry Sinclair Drago, Joseph Farnham, Waldemar Young | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Lupe Velez, Estelle Taylor, Lloyd Hughes

Votes: 271

37. Rice People (1994)

125 min | Drama

7.3
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In Cambodian refugee camps, when children are asked where rice comes from, they answer, "from UN lorries". They have never seen a rice field. One day, these children will have to learn to ... See full summary »

Writers: Shahnon Ahmad, Ève Deboise, Rithy Panh | Director: Rithy Panh | Stars: Peng Phan, Mom Soth, Chhim Naline, Va Simorn

Votes: 192

38. Operation Nam (1986)

85 min | Action, War

4.7
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Ten years after the end of the war in Vietnam, four ex-Marines decide to return to S.E. Asia to investigate reports of American POWs still being held there. These four include Roger, whose ... See full summary »

Writers: Gianfranco Clerici, Vincenzo Mannino, Fabrizio De Angelis, Erwin C. Dietrich | Director: Fabrizio De Angelis | Stars: Oliver Tobias, Christopher Connelly, Manfred Lehmann, John Steiner

Votes: 118

39. Murders in the Zoo (1933)

Passed | 62 min | Horror, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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A monomaniacal zoologist is pathologically jealous of his beautiful but unfaithful wife Evelyn and will not stop short of murder to keep her.

Writers: Philip Wylie, Seton I. Miller | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Charles Ruggles, Lionel Atwill, Gail Patrick, Randolph Scott

Votes: 562

40. Ape to Man (2005 Video)

100 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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The history of the search for the "missing link" in evolution is told through reenactments and interviews with leading scientists.

Director: Nic Young | Stars: Leslie Aiello, Joe Cain, Edward Herrmann, Tessa Jubber

Votes: 92

41. 881 (2007)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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The story is about two good friends who grew up with genuine love for the Getai culture, a form of art with stage and song performances. Getai has a historical tradition in Singapore. After... See full summary »

Writer: Royston Tan | Director: Royston Tan | Stars: Yuwu Qi, Mindee Ong, Yann Yann Yeo, Ling Ling Liu

Votes: 284

42. Gou hun jiang tou (1976)

89 min | Horror

6.0
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Doctors dealing with patients noticed something weird going on, such as zombies with spikes in their heads and when removed, they melt down, patients vomiting up worms, spontaneous ... See full summary »

Writer: Kuang Ni | Director: Meng Hua Ho | Stars: Lung Ti, Ni Tien, Lily Li, Feng Lin

Votes: 117

43. Fire Fire Desire (2015)

125 min | Drama, Romance

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Swiss filmmaker Steff Gruber discovers his one-time Thai girlfriend Malee in a video travel guide for sex tourists on the internet. He becomes obsessed with the thought of finding her again... See full summary »

Writer: Steff Gruber | Director: Steff Gruber | Stars: Joe Baker, Dieter Balke, Philip Boyle, Noreya Eska

44. Singapore Dreaming (2006)

105 min | Drama

7.0
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When Loh wins the lottery, his family believes the money will deliver them from their struggles. However, he dies abruptly, pitching the family into a battle where the stakes are the very meaning of life itself.

Writers: Colin Goh, Yen Yen Woo | Directors: Colin Goh, Yen Yen Woo | Stars: Richard Low, Alice Lim, Dick Su, Yann Yann Yeo

Votes: 256

45. Gubra (2006)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Writer: Yasmin Ahmad | Director: Yasmin Ahmad | Stars: Sharifah Amani, Juliana Ibrahim, Harith Iskander, Seng Tat Liew

Votes: 161

46. Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice (2015)

90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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While backpackers visit a small village in remote northern Laos in search of a traditional experience, the inhabitants of the village discover the attractions of the West. Two worlds meet ... See full summary »

Writers: Daan Veldhuizen, Tamara Vuurmans | Directors: Daan Veldhuizen, Chiel Aldershoff

Votes: 13

47. Public Enemy Number One (1981)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, War

6.2
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Director: David Bradbury

Votes: 8

48. The Land of the Wandering Souls (2000)

100 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writer: Rithy Panh | Director: Rithy Panh

Votes: 44

49. Vietnam (1969)

135 min | Documentary

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Captures the optimistic attitude and entrepreneurial spirit characteristic of the Vietnamese people, who remain positive despite ever-present reminders of the horros of the Vietnam War.

Writers: Takashi Koizumi, Kentaro Masuda | Directors: Takashi Koizumi, Kentaro Masuda

50. Primary Target (1990)

R | 85 min | Action, Drama

4.7
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Writer: Clark Henderson | Director: Clark Henderson | Stars: John Calvin, Miki Kim, Joey Aresco, Charles Lucia

Votes: 26