Amazon (1999–2000)

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Documentary | Short
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Amazon (2000)
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
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On an observatory set high on a mountain, astronomers make a stunning discovery somewhere out in the galaxy. A flying object in the depths of the cosmos is showing signs of life, emitting an intelligent signal. The UFO has just landed on Earth somewhere in the midst of a rainforest. Margot, the enthusiastic young woman heading up the research team, decides to go to the spot and check out this ... See full summary »

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Amazon (1990)
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Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and ... See full summary »

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Four women from the North of Dutch town Breda are sick of their poor life. Lot is divorced and has two little kids; her friend Sam has a busy family life and an unemployed husband; Reneetje... See full summary »

Director: Esmé Lammers
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Young women in the Amazon are kidnapped by a ring of devil-worshipers, who plan to sell them as sex slaves. Some of the women escape, but are pursued into the jungle by their captors. The ... See full summary »

Director: Oswaldo de Oliveira
Stars: Elizabeth Hartmann, Maurício do Valle, Sandra Graffi
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College droupout Will Sherman works as a pizza delivery boy. One night he delivers a pizza at the house where the guy who ordered pizza was just killed. The murderer, Reed, soon realizes ... See full summary »

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 Dr. Alex Kennedy (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Karen Oldham (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Jimmy Stack (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Pia Claire (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Will Bauer (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Andrew Talbott (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Falconer John (17 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Elder Balaam (15 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 First Elder Cole (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Deborah Pollitt ...
 Hekka (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Elder Malakai (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Katie Emme McIninch ...
 Prudence (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
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A commercial aircraft crashes in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil, leaving only a handful of survivors. Their hopes of being rescued aren't very good, as the Amazon proves to be even more hostile than the terrifying plane crash which brought them there: they must cope with an extremely hostile environment: piranhas, deadly snakes, flesh-eating ants, poisonous plants, hostile tribes, and more. Written by Sergio Ortega

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Best new show of the year!
3 February 2000 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

A big "Thank You!" to Peter Benchley for giving us what I feel is the best new show of the year. It is refreshing to finally watch a T.V. series with a totally unique concept. The cast is made up of a wonderful array of actors including C. Thomas Howell, Carol Alt, Fabiano Udenio (Austin Powers, Part 1), Rob Stewart, Chris Martin, Tyler Hynes and Gabriel Hogan(Traders) just to name a few. The actors have done a superb job of making their characters grow on you with each passing episode. I find the show to be filled with drama, suspense yet it also has heartwarming compassion. It may take a couple of episodes to get to know the characters and the storyline, but I believe most will find it well worth their while to watch it. I find myself anxiously awaiting each new episode. Gilligan's Island this is NOT! Long live Amazon!


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