An updated version of the Mod Squad. The Renegades are a street gang that's been given a choice of (A) Go to jail for the commission of various gang-related crimes, or (B) go to work for ... See full summary »
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Drama | Crime | Mystery
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In this drama, undercover investigators are recruited from the streets to prevent arms smugglers from getting their weapons to street gangs.

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

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Drama
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Pigs vs. Freaks (TV Movie 1984)
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

In a small town, the hippie faction often clashes with the mainstream. To settle their differences, the hippie "freaks" take on the town police "pigs" in a football game. On opposing sides ... See full summary »

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The Comeback Kid (TV Movie 1980)
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

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Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
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Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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Return of the Rebels (TV Movie 1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An aging motorcycle gang assemble for a 25-year reunion to help out former member Mary Beth, a widowed operator of a popular campground which is being threatened by a band of arrogant groupies.

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Stars: Barbara Eden, Don Murray, Christopher Connelly
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S.Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos.

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City of Joy (1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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Drama | Romance | Sport
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The Renegades (2018)
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When the Governor of California's daughter is kidnapped by some brutal thugs while vacationing in Hawaii. The Governor reaches out to the special mercenary group known as "The Renegades".

Stars: Kelle Whitehurst
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An updated version of the Mod Squad. The Renegades are a street gang that's been given a choice of (A) Go to jail for the commission of various gang-related crimes, or (B) go to work for the police as a special undercover unit. Being clever kids, they choose (B). Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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A great show to direct
1 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

I directed three episodes and really enjoyed the young cast. I look back now and realize how innovative the show was for it's time while written by Nick Corea (who passed away from cancer). The show also had a really great DP by the name of Charlie Correl. I wonder where he is today. Maybe he'll read this comment and tell me how to get in touch with him. Patrick Swayze's father had sadly passed away just before I was to direct my first show on this series. This was the first time the show had a woman director, as was usual for that period, and I was a bit nervous, but Patrick, being the total professional and gentleman that he is, made every effort to make my job easier. Nick Corea was a crazy man, but I look back at this show with great warmth. Barbara Peeters


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