An American officer on a Landing Craft carrying plans for the Allied invasion of Europe in Normandy takes part on landing maneuvers, his craft was attacked and sunk by German EBoats. and he... See full summary »
Grim story of one of the major battles of the Korean War. While negotiators are at work in Panmunjom trying to bring the conflict to a negotiated end, Lt. Joe Clemons is ordered to launch ... See full summary »
Captain Wade Hunnicutt is the wealthiest and most powerful citizen in his Texan town; he is also a notorious womanizer, which has turned his wife Hannah against him. She has brought up ... See full summary »
Diane (Remick) is happily married. But, one day while travelling she meets a dashing architect. With some relief, she parts ways with him at the airport, her resistance to his alluring ... See full summary »
A Spanish police chief hires an undercover agent (a Jewish mercenary(?)) to infiltrate a gang of heroin smugglers. The mercenary is code-named Eagle because of a tattoo. Infiltrating the ... See full summary »
Former cop T.M. Pryor escapes from a Louisiana prison where he is serving a six-year sentence for killing his wife's lover.Despite the fact that his parole hearing is only two weeks away Pryor is desperate to be at his son's hospital bedside.His nine-year old son, Thomas, was injured in an automobile accident in Los Angeles and is in critical condition.Just days before Christmas,Pryor hits a prison guard,escapes and heads for the Louisiana swamps.Avoiding the tracking teams assisted by dogs,Pryor makes it to the highway where he hitches a farm truck ride to the nearest town.In town he breaks into a sporting goods store where he takes two firearms and ammo ,a knife and hunting clothing leaving an IOU note in lieu of payment.Over the radio he gets the latest news and learns that someone has killed the prison guard who tried to prevent his escape from prison.It's obvious that someone is trying to pin the prison murder on him and frame him.Meanwhile, Louisiana's governor assigns Pryor's ... Written by
Due to foreign distribution sales in 26 countries, the movie made a profit, according to the 25 Jan 1979 and 29 May 1979 Hollywood Reporter articles, and it was expected to continue to be profitable from television deals. See more »
It's me. It's your daddy. And I brought you a puppy for Christmas.
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I must say that I am a bit partial of the movie "Five Days From Home", not for its acclaimed fame, but for its sentimental value to me. This movie was made on location in my hometown of Springhill, LA. Just for that I will give it 10 stars. Overall, I feel that 7 stars comes close to the actual rating for this film. I believe the last time I had an opportunity to see it was back around 1982 on TV, putting myself at the age of 10. Seeing it again will almost be like seeing it again for the first time. Anyone knowing any existence of this movie in any format feel free to drop a line or two. Would love to discuss it with you. Ricky Dorsey
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