The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.
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Dick Van Dyke,
Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
Offshore near Caboblanco, Peru, an explorer of sea wrecks is murdered. However, local authorities decide that the official cause of death is "accidental drowning." Among the skeptical is ... See full summary »
J. Lee Thompson
Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his ... See full summary »
A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »
Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and ... See full summary »
2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other cute at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing, divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to ... See full summary »
Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish... See full summary »
All I have left is hate! Please don't that that away from me!
***SPOILERS*** Slow boring and disjointed spy thriller with Jason Robards Jr who's between or just finished making the film "All the Presidents Men" as tough as well as handicapped,he walks with a crutch, Isreali anti-terrorist inspector Barken. Inspector Barken is barking up the wrong tree in him trying to track down an Arab terrorist ring in Jerusalem if he thinks that Jewish/German corporate lawyer Arthur Hersfeld, Hardy Kruger,is of any help in helping him get the job done. Robards to his credit kept himself scarce during most of the movie hoping that people watching it will by either falling asleep or walking out, before he comes on the scene, completely forget that he was ever in the movie!
As for Hersfeld he gets involved with all this cloak & dagger stuff almost by accident when he's mistaken at the Hamburg Airport in being Israeli super spy Hurzog by the Arab terrorist waiting for him there in order to knock him off! We find out early in the movie that this Hurzog fellow in nothing but a fake or plant by the Israelis in order to draw the Arab terrorists out in the open and then have the Israeli Mossad and special forces finish them off.
Kruger who looked and acted like he didn't really want to be in the film, even as its leading man, but needed the money does his best to be convincing as a man on the run from both the Arabs & Israelis. But he's so bad in doing it that he comes across as if he's gotten confused by getting off the wrong stop on his bus instead or running for his life with danger lurking in every twist and turn that he makes.
We also get to see, with and without her clothes on, beautiful and deadly Gila Almagor as rich and spoiled as well as Arab terrorist diva or femme fatal Amina. It's Amina who ends up having an affair with the half Jewish and son of holocaust survivors Arthur Hersfeld who despite given order by her superiors in the terrorist organization to knock him off, in them thinking that he's Israeli super spy Hurzog, just can't bring herself to assassinate him.****SPOILER ALERT*** That's until he movie gets so boring and ridicules with Arthur or Hardy Kruger having difficulty keeping a straight face in the dialog he's been given that he's finally killed off, by Amina & friends, so that the audience, or whatever is left of it, can finally be speared any more suffering.
P.S Check out little Jennifer Jason Leigh as the girl with the bouncing ball in her debut movie role.
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