Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Channel Islands, California, USA"


1. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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86 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Votes: 251,504 | Gross: $29.20M

2. Like Crazy (2011)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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68 Metascore

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.

Director: Drake Doremus | Stars: Felicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley

Votes: 53,601 | Gross: $3.41M

3. The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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After a series of misunderstandings, the head of an aerospace research laboratory begins to suspect his new girlfriend is a Russian spy.

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Arthur Godfrey, John McGiver

Votes: 3,518

4. He Walked by Night (1948)

Approved | 79 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

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This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Anthony Mann | Stars: Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell

Votes: 3,856

5. Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door (2006 TV Movie)

92 min | Comedy

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Mark Lucas and Theresa Connolly fall in love but their overbearing mothers ruin their wedding plans and possibly their future together.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Crystal Allen, Ken Marino, Patty Duke, Patrick Duffy

Votes: 516

6. Policewomen (1974)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime

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A lady cop infiltrates an all-female criminal gang.

Director: Lee Frost | Stars: Sondra Currie, Tony Young, Phil Hoover, Elizabeth Stuart

Votes: 323

7. Murder on a Honeymoon (1935)

Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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A schoolteacher and amateur sleuth suspects foul play when a fellow passenger on a sea-plane gets sick and dies.

Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Edna May Oliver, James Gleason, Lola Lane, George Meeker

Votes: 515

8. You're Only Young Once (1937)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Romance

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On vacation with his family on California's Catalina Island, Andy Hardy falls head over swim fins for a sophisticated young beauty. Judge Hardy warns his son that she is too fast for him.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Lewis Stone, Cecilia Parker, Mickey Rooney, Fay Holden

Votes: 338

9. Summer Children (1965)

Not Rated | 90 min | Music, Romance

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A competition erupts between a tormented handsome trust fund baby and his risk taking rival over their feelings for a mysterious and conflicted young beauty throughout a sailing adventure to Catalina Island.

Director: James Bruner | Stars: Stuart Anderson, Valora Noland, John Hanek, Sandy Gabriel

Votes: 31

10. Pirate Party on Catalina Isle (1935)

Passed | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Various Hollywood performers put on a pirate-themed variety show on Catalina Island, with a number of amiable stars in the audience.

Director: Gene Burdette | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Sterling Young, The Fanchonettes, Robert Armstrong

Votes: 104

11. Avalon (2013)

12 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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After being jilted at the alter, Rebecca Taylor struggles to move forward with her love life, and encounters more difficulties when her Ex-Fiance returns to the romanticized island to win her back.

Director: Gabe Figueroa | Stars: Frances Reagan James, Sinead McHugh, Ryan Krause, Chris Roark

12. Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)

PG | 78 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Harding Gardner | Stars: Benjamin Eroen, Anthony Simmons, Cooper Cameron, Sharon Cameron

Votes: 359

13. The Circuit III: Final Flight (2006 Video)

Action, Drama, Sport

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Director: Jalal Merhi | Stars: Brad Milne, Jason Carter, Nick Soderblom, Gail Thackray

Votes: 35

14. My Music: The Big Band Years (2009 TV Movie)

120 min | Music

7.8
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Singer Peter Marshall hosts a look back at the bands and singers of the big band era of the 1930s-1950s.

Stars: Peter Marshall, The Andrews Sisters, Ray Anthony, Charlie Barnet

Votes: 12

15. Elmer, the Great (1933)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

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Country bumpkin Elmer Kane joins the Chicago Cubs as the greatest hitter in baseball. His skill with a bat takes the team to the World Series, but on the way to the championship he has to deal with gamblers and crooked pitchers.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Joe E. Brown, Patricia Ellis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd

Votes: 327

16. Twentysixmiles (2010– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: John Schneider, Eric Lange, Angela Oh, Jordan Garrett

Votes: 45

17. Rumspringa (2017)

Short, Drama

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Director: Alexander Wenger | Stars: Chase Lewis, Josh Pafchek, Marnee Carpenter, Anjelika Washington

18. Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina (2003)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, History, Music

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Beginning with William Wrigley's acquisition of the Santa Catalina Island Company in 1919, the history of the island is explored with archival footage, stills, interviews of residents, historians and celebrities.

Director: Greg Reitman | Stars: Kathryn Abbott, Del Breckenfeld, Les Brown, Jean-Michel Cousteau

Votes: 28

19. Dead in the Head (2010)

147 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Two bounty hunters, Demon Jones and The Babe, go to Catalina Island to pick up a bond jumper and find the island crawling with what they think are zombies.

Director: Amazon Bob Carter | Stars: Brad Milne, Estephania LeBaron, William D. Caldwell, Vito La Morte

Votes: 11

20. Life's A Dive (2014)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

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Historic and archival footage, old home movies, and beautiful high definition underwater photography brilliantly shot in Hawaii and the Pacific by acclaimed filmmaker John Taschner, who ... See full summary »

Director: John Taschner | Stars: Carole Lombard, Douglas MacArthur, Groucho Marx, Robert L. Ripley

Votes: 11

21. My Town USA (2006– )

30 min | Documentary

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My Town USA covers personal stories, history and attractions to specific towns/cities across the United States of America. Hosted by town locals and narrated by Phil Van Tee.

Star: Phil Van Tee

22. When Least Expected (2016)

12 min | Short

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Director: Jeffrey Thomas Martin | Stars: Jaye Rosenberg, Jeffrey Thomas Martin

23. John Tesh: The Avalon Concert (1997 TV Movie)

Music

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Composer/performer John Tesh and his orchestra perform his music inspired by Tesh's trip to Italy and by the site of the concert, the island of Santa Catalina, located off the coast of Southern California.

24. Journey of Echoes (2011)

96 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

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A young prosecutor in search of his twin brother's murderer fall in in love with the prime suspect.

Director: Rob Urdaneta | Stars: Alxander Jon, Michael Perrenoud, Corey Lynn Howe, Sean Parks

Votes: 18

25. California's Gold (1991–2012)
Episode: Bird Rock (2000)

27 min | Documentary

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White Rock Island, commonly known as Bird Rock, near Two Harbors on Catalina has been privately owned since the 1920s. Huell takes three separate boat trips with the family that now owns it to visit and learn about their private island.

Stars: Huell Howser, Michael Caffey

26. Mannix (1967–1975)
Episode: Bird of Prey: Part 1 (1975)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Mannix travels to an island that's part of a South American country. Mannix's client wants to repay the man for the saving the life of the son of the client some years earlier. But Mannix ... See full summary »

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Richard Evans, Robert Loggia

Votes: 12

27. Mannix (1967–1975)
Episode: Bird of Prey: Part 2 (1975)

52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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The conspirators assassinate the president of a South American country and successfully frame Mannix for the killing. Now, the detective must dodge the authorities and hunt the conspirators as he tries to clear his name.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Mike Connors, Gail Fisher, Richard Evans, Robert Loggia

Votes: 10

28. California's Gold (1991–2012)
Episode: Catalina Casino (2010)

28 min | Documentary

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Huell gets a special tour of the Catalina Casino. With its ballroom, theater and meeting rooms it's been the focal point of Santa Catalina Island since opening in 1929. Completely restored, it retains its original charm and romantic style.

Star: Huell Howser

29. California's Gold (1991–2012)
Episode: Catalina Cubs (2004)

28 min | Documentary

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Huell explores the history of when the Chicago Cubs went to Santa Catalina Island for spring training each year from 1921 to 1951 when William L. Wrigley, Jr. owned both the team and the island.

Stars: Huell Howser, Eddie Carnett, Bob Rush, Paul Schramka

30. California's Gold (1991–2012)
Episode: Flying Fish (1999)

26 min | Documentary

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Huell goes to Catalina for a 75th anniversary cruise on the Blanche W, a 64-foot wooden boat commissioned by William Wrigley Jr. in 1924 and named for his granddaughter who also attends and shares stories about the Flying Fish Boat Tours.

Star: Huell Howser

31. The Girls Next Door (2005– )
Episode: Scuba, Scuba, Do! (2009)

TV-PG | Comedy, Reality-TV, Romance

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The girls learn to scuba dive.

Stars: Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt, Kendra Wilkinson, Brittany Binger

32. Airwolf (1984–1986)
Episode: Sins of the Past (1984)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Dom and String return to Dom's birthplace when Dom learns that his daughter has died of a drug overdose. After attending the funeral, they return to California where Dom is arrested on ... See full summary »

Director: Donald A. Baer | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Alex Cord, Jean Bruce Scott, Ernest Borgnine

Votes: 60

33. The Great Food Truck Race (2010– )
Episode: The Island (2016)

TV-G | 42 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

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The last two teams head back to L.A. to catch a ferry to Catalina Island. But first, they must compete as hot dog vendors in the port town of San Pedro for a travel advantage to get to ... See full summary »

Stars: Tyler Florence, Vinny Guadagnino, Charlie Kalish, Michael Kalish

34. National Geographic Explorer (1985– )
Episode: Tunnel to a Lost World (2008)

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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When engineers started building the deepest submerged tunnel in the world, along the worst fault line on the planet, they knew this would be a tough project. But the greatest challenge doesn't lie in the future, it lay in the past.

Director: Philip Day | Star: Hayati Akbas

Votes: 8

35. California's Gold (1991–2012)
Episode: Wings Over California (1994)

28 min | Documentary

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Huell learns about Catalina Island Pigeon Messenger Service which provided communication to the mainland in the 1890s. Then he visits the former Army Air Corps Condor Field, Twentynine Palms which trained glider pilots during World War II.

Star: Huell Howser

36. California's Golden Parks (2002–2010)
Episode: Wrigley Botanical Gardens (2006)

24 min | Documentary

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Huell goes to Santa Catalina Island to tour the William Wrigley Jr. Memorial and Botanical Garden which features a stunning tower monument and gardens with hundreds of species endemic to all California islands and from around the world.

Star: Huell Howser