On the Beach

Nuke-war survivors (Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire) wait in sub off 1964 Australian coast.


1959, 133min., Rated NR

10:45am

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Studio Spotlight

Director Robert Altman, Elliott Gould and Sterling Hayden discuss the making of ``The Long Goodbye.''

Starring: Robert Altman, Elliott Gould, Sterling Hayden | Directed By:

0min., Rated

6:30

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The One That Got Away

A captured German pilot (Hardy Kruger) aims to escape from the British; he gets his chance in Canada.

Starring: Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe | Directed By: Roy Ward Baker

106min., Rated NR

8:45

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The Battle of El Alamein

British Gen. Montgomery's Eighth Army stops German Field Marshal Rommel's Afrika Korps in 1942 Egypt.

Starring: Fr‚d‚rick Stafford, George Hilton, Michael Rennie | Directed By: Calvin Jackson Padget

96min., Rated NR

10:45

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On the Beach

Nuclear-war survivors (Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire) wait in a U.S. sub off the coast of 1964 Australia.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire | Directed By: Stanley Kramer

133min., Rated NR

1:15

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The Pride and the Passion

A British naval officer (Cary Grant) and a Spanish guerrilla (Frank Sinatra) salvage a huge cannon to use against Napoleon.

Starring: Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren | Directed By: Stanley Kramer

132min., Rated NR

3:45

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Behind Enemy Lines

A former Marine (Thomas Ian Griffith) returns to Vietnam to rescue a comrade (Chris Mulkey) and retrieve nuclear triggers.

Starring: Thomas Ian Griffith, Chris Mulkey, Mark Carlton | Directed By: Mark Griffiths

89min., Rated R

5:40

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The Purple Plain

An RAF pilot (Gregory Peck) crash-lands with his navigator and another officer in World War II Burma.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Win Min Than, Bernard Lee | Directed By: Robert Parrish

100min., Rated NR

7:45

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Triumph of the Spirit

Nazis force Greek boxer Salamo Arouch (Willem Dafoe) into fight-to-the-death bouts in the extermination camp at Auschwitz in Poland.

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia | Directed By: Robert M. Young

121min., Rated R

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Gorky Park

A Moscow detective's investigation of a bizarre triple murder leads him to run-ins with the KGB and an American tycoon.

Starring: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Joanna Pacula | Directed By: Michael Apted

128min., Rated R

12:25

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Von Richthofen and Brown

Top World War I flying ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen (John Phillip Law) meets Canadian farmer Roy Brown (Don Stroud) in a fateful dogfight.

Starring: John Phillip Law, Don Stroud, Barry Primus | Directed By: Roger Corman

97min., Rated PG-13

2:15

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The Wonderful Country

A Mexican-raised gunman (Robert Mitchum) romances an Army major's (Gary Merrill) wife (Julie London) while trying to run guns on the Texas border.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill | Directed By: Robert Parrish

96min., Rated NR

4:10

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Steele Justice

A veteran (Martin Kove) hunts a former South Vietnamese general who now runs a Los Angeles drug ring.

Starring: Martin Kove, Sela Ward, Ronny Cox | Directed By: Robert Boris

95min., Rated R