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Cast (feature film)

l'attaque!, A (2000)
Two screenwriters work out the specifics on their script about working class friends struggling to keep their Marseilles garage in business: Recently widowed Lola runs her garage with the help of mechanics Gigi and Jean-Do, but with the threat of foreclosure looming overhead the team must struggle t

Music (feature film)

Promise, A (2014)
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (2014)
A formidable retired woman, Lily Harrison hires acerbic dance instructor Michael Minetti to give her private dance lessons -one per week for six weeks- in her gulf-front condo in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. What begins as an incompatible relationship blossoms into an intimate friendship as these
Battleship (2012)
When scientists discover a planet in a nearby galaxy capable of sustaining life, they attempt to communicate with its inhabitants who respond by paying Earth a visit. When the alien spacecraft crash lands in the Pacific, near the naval station off the coast of Hawaii, a battle for supremacy unfolds on the water.
Rango (2011)
Rango is a sheltered chameleon living as an ordinary family pet, while facing a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt - a lawless outpost populated by the desert
Wink and A Smile, A (2009)
Ten women set out to learn the art of burlesque dancing and striptease at Seattle's Academy of Burlesque. They have just six weeks to peel and reveal their hidden talents with little more than a tassel and a twirl. Seasoned burlesque divas strut on stage in their own performances to illustrate the c
Bratz: The Movie (2007)
Four teenage girls who come from different social and economic backgrounds empower themselves by rejecting their respective high school cliques and band together, calling themselves Bratz.
Flawless (2007)
In swinging 1960s London, Laura Quinn is a bright, driven and beautiful executive at the London Diamond Corporation who finds herself frustrated by a glass ceiling after years of faithful employment, as man after man is promoted ahead of her despite her greater experience. Hobbs, the nighttime janit
She's the Man (2006)
It''s hard enough being the nerdy new guy on campus without also being the new girl on campus, who has fallen for the coolest guy on campus, who is totally obsessed with the most beautiful girl on campus, who is "crushing" on the nerdy new guy on campus. Viola Johnson had her own good reasons for disguising herself as her twin brother Sebastian and enrolling in his place at his new boarding school, Illyria Prep. She was counting on Sebastian being AWOL from school, while he tried to break into the music scene in London. What she didn''t count on was falling in love with her hot roommate, Duke, who in turn only has eyes for the beautiful Olivia. Making matters worse, Olivia is starting to fall for Sebastian, who--for reasons Olivia couldn''t begin to guess--appears to be the sensitive type of guy she''d always dreamed of meeting. If things weren''t complicated enough, the real Sebastian has come back from London two days earlier than expected and arrives on campus having no clue that he''s been replaced--by his own twin sister.
Roll Bounce (2005)
It's the summer of '78 and if you're looking for good times there is just one place to go: the local roller disco, where the music is hot, the girls are hotter, and the entire atmosphere is dynamite. It is here, under the swirling colored lights and the spinning disco ball that thousands will experi
Greatest Game Ever Played, The (2005)
Francis Ouimet was a working-class immigrant kid who--flanked by a 10-year-old caddie smaller than his golf bag--started with nothing and came out of nowhere to break down the barriers and become America's first golf hero nearly a century before Tiger Woods. In a world where it was believed only the
Robots (2005)
In a wondrously clanky universe populated solely by mechanical beings live memorable robots Rodney Copperbottom, a young genius inventor who dreams of helping robots everywhere; Cappy, a beautiful, dynamic and savvy bot with whom Rodney is instantly smitten; the nefarious corporate tyrant Ratchet wh
Door in the Floor, The (2004)
Set in the beach community of East Hampton, New York, one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children''s books author Ted Cole and his beautiful wife Marion is chronicled. Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. The Coles lovingly parent their surviving child, bright 4-year-old Ruth, who takes everything in stride as perhaps only a child can. But Marion''s equation of love with loss, coupled with Ted''s infidelities, points towards a much-needed change in the relationship. That may come in the form of Eddie O''Hare, the young man Ted hires to work as his summer assistant--and, Ted hopes, the catalyst to invigorate the Coles'' bond of marriage. Eddie idolizes Ted, but Ted''s erratic work habits soon leave Eddie to his own devices. Marion becomes an object of desire for Eddie, rekindling in her some surprising emotions as a mother and as a woman. To Eddie''s surprise and delight, his yearning is potently reciprocated. As he becomes passionately entwined with the seemingly fragile yet increasingly bold Marion, Eddie comes to realize that, similarly, Ted''s surface fecklessness hides something deeper within. As the summer draws to a close, Marion and Ted must make difficult decisions about the future of their family.
Alex & Emma (2003)
Alex Sheldon is an author whose writer's block is the least of his problems--he also happens to be flat broke and owes Cuban loan sharks $100,000. The thugs give Alex an ultimatum: pay up in 30 days or wind up dead. The only way Alex is going to get that kind of money is by finishing his novel, whic
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Ray Winkler is a meek, addle-brained ex-convict who decides to rob a bank to support the spending habits of his ex-stripper, New Jersey wife, Frenchy. To do so, Ray and his inept accomplices, Denny, Benny and Tommy, rent a vacant store next to a bank and set up a false storefront with the hopes of tunneling from the basement into the bank. While they bumble below ground trying to avoid water mains and other subterranean hazards, Frenchy turns the store upstairs into a thriving cookie shop. Suddenly the Winkers find themselves richer than they could ever imagine and rising up the social ladder at a speed that does not quite fit their tastes.
Little Vampire, The (2000)
It is not easy being a 9-year-old in a new country. Tony has just moved with his parents Dottie and Bob Thompson, from a big bustling city in America to a small village in a remote corner of Scotland. Soon he becomes fascinated with vampire mythology and one night is visited by a 9-year-old vampire
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The (2000)
Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his erudite friend Bullwinkle J. Moose are living in the now desolate Frostbite Falls, barely surviving on diminishing residual checks from re-runs of their old television series. Meanwhile, back in Pottsylvania, Fearless Leader and his notorious spies Boris Badenov an
End of the Affair, The (1999)
The year is 1939. It is World War II. England is at war. And a tumultuous affair is about to begin that will carry a tragic price tag. A passionate woman trapped inside a sterile marriage, Sarah Miles is immediately and irresistibly attracted to brooding novelist Maurice Bendrix when they meet at a
One More Kiss (1999) as Song ("Roses From The South")
Sarah is a hot-tempered career girl who leaves England and her long-time boyfriend Sam to live in Manhattan's fast lane. A few years later, Sarah is diagnosed with fatal brain-stem carcinomas. Returning to England to spend her last days, she finds that Sam has married someone else and that her fathe
Les Cachetonneurs (1999) as Music
Roberto is a freelance musician who has been hired by an aristocrat to put together a band to play classical music at his New Year's party. He assembles a rag tag ensemble including very pregnant Therese, kleptomaniac Lionel and a mysterious clarinetist with a secret. As they rehearse in the chateau
Earth (1998) as Song ("1947")
A fictionalized tale, based on the autobiographical novel "Cracking India" by Sidhwa Bapsi, which looks at the division of India in 1947 as told through the eyes of an innocent young girl. Lenny comes from an affluent Parsee family that includes all religions among its circle. However, when talk of
Dangerous Obsession (1998) as Music ("Roses From The South")
An wealthy adulterous man and his wife are held hostage in their mansion by a vague business acquaintance. The husband, Driscoll, recognizes the man as the husband of his mistress, who is in a coma after a car accident partly caused by Driscoll. While Barrett looks for revenge, Driscoll's wife must
Black Cat, White Cat (1998) as Music ("An Der Schonen Blauen Donau")
Grga Pitic and Zarije are old gypsies, both in their eighties, with a lifetime of schemes behind them. Zarije's son Matko gets Grga to subsidise a heist he has planned. However, the heist goes wrong, and his partner Zare demands that in compensation Matko's son Zare must marry Dadan's sister Afrodit
Real Howard Spitz, The (1998)
Howard Spitz is a cranky, has-been detective novelist out of money and out of luck - until he meets eight-year-old Samantha, who convinces him he has what it takes to write children's books. Faster than you can say "Moo" the 'Crafty Cow Detective' series is born and Howard is on his way to greener p
Romy & Michele's High School Reunion (1997)
Best friends since childhood and roommates since high school graduation, party girls Romy and Michele are two carefree young women living in Southern California. When they hear about their upcoming ten-year class reunion, the pair take stock of their lives since high school and are genuinely surprised to find they have very little to brag about. To compensate for their apparent lack of achievements, they decide to reinvent themselves, concocting fantasies of wealth and success to impress their former classmates.
Lolita (1997) as Music ("Wiener Blut")
The year is 1947 and Humbert Humbert, a professor of French literature, travels to a small town to take a teaching post. He rooms with a sexy widow named Charlotte Haze and her 12-year-old daughter Lolita. Charlotte sees the dashing Humbert as the fulfillment of all her dreams and avidly begins to p
Marius and Jeannette (1997) as Music ("Le Beau Danube")
In an impoverished section of Marseilles, Jeannette is managing to raise a teenage daughter and half-Arab son on a checkout girl's wages. She meets a Marius, a friendly man who works as a guard at an unused cement factory and they strike up a relationship. However, Jeanette soon loses her job afte
TwentyFourSeven (1997) as Music ("Blue Danube")
The rise and fall of a boxing club in the early 1990s, whose owner struggles to give meaning to the lives of local youths.
Mouse Hunt (1997)
Two hapless brothers inherit an old mansion from their father which would be worth millions, if only they could evict a smart, tenacious mouse that is intent on staying in the house and making life miserable for the brothers.
Vol-Au-Vent (1996) as Music
Setting is a mansion in the suburbs where Samantha is getting ready for her wedding. Over the garden wall come three burglers led by cockney Pete, on the run with $300,000 after a safecracking that went wrong. After forcing the wedding photographer to hide their stash in his camera case, Pete and co
Out of the Present (1996) as Music ("An Der Schonen Blauen Donau Walzer Op 314")
In May of 1991, Soviet cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev took off for the Soviet Space Station. During his absence from Earth, the armed coup of August 1991 takes place in Moscow, and Krikalev is forced to stay in space for almost an entire year. When he returns, the Soviet Union no longer exists, and he la
Before Sunrise (1995) as Music ("Vienna Blood")
While traveling through Europe on a train, a twentysomething American male meets a young French woman. It''s his last day before returning to the US, but the two impulsively agree to spend his few remaining hours together.
Only You (1994)
When Faith was 11, she asked her Ouija board to spell out the name of the man for her. The answer - Damon Bradley - was someone she had never heard of. But days before her marriage, Faith receives a call from her fiancé''s old school friend... Damon Bradley. And on this slim lead she flies to Italy to track him down.
Cool Runnings (1993) as Song ("Blue Danube")
The improbable but true story of Jamaica''s first bobsled team--comprising a helicopter pilot, a reggae singer and a sprinter--which took part in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Heaven and Earth (1993)
The fact-based story of a Vietnamese woman who--from the 1950s to the 1980s--evolves from a peasant in Vietnam to a housewife in America.
Abraham's Gold (1991) as Music
An old landlord and a young truck driver set out on a journey to Poland to unearth a chest full of gold teeth.
1871 (1990) as Music ("Wine, Women And Song" "The Emperor Waltz")
A young actress becomes politically aware within the Paris Commune of 1871.
Notturno (1989) as Music
The life of composer Franz Schubert.
Society (1989)
Story about a young man's family whose behavior takes a strange turn.
Isadora Duncan: Movement From the Soul (1988)
A documentary portrait on the life and work of modern dancer Isadora Duncan (1877-1927).
The Last Emperor (1987)
China's final emperor, Pu Yi, becomes a pawn of imperial forces, the invading Japanese and the Communist government.
Dark Eyes (1987)
A middle-aged waiter reminisces about his family and his one great love affair.
'68 (1987) as Music ("Geschichten Aus Dem Wienerwald Opus 325")
Emma's War (1985) as Music Extract ("Vienna Blood")
Redl Ezredes (1985)
Set shortly before the outbreak of World War I and the fall of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, historical drama based on the career of Alfred Redl, an aspiring military officer of humble origins who rose through the ranks to become head of the Secret Police and commander of the Eighth Army of Prague,
El Norte (1984)
The story of two Central American political refugees who flee the coffee fields of Guatemala when their father is killed and their mother is arrested by the military.
Brulures (1984) as Music
One Deadly Summer (1983) as Music ("The Blue Danube" "Wine Women And Song")
Swing, The (1983)
Drama based on Annette Kolb's memories about life in a middle-class Bavarian family on the eve of World War I.
Sophie's Choice (1982)
A concentration camp survivor resettles in New York City but can?t escape her past.
Monster Club, The (1981)
Hammer Studios house director Roy Ward Baker ("Five Million Years to Earth," "The Vault of Horror") lured scare maestros Vincent Price and John Carridine out of retirement for this hit-and-miss anthology of three horror stories, all linked together by the goings-on at the Monster Club, a discoteque for vampiric types. Price plays the dance club''s head vampire, and Carradine is curious horror author Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes.
Gallipoli (1981) as Music ("Tales From The Vienna Woods" "Roses From The South")
In 1915, two friends trek from Perth across the desert to enlist in the army, and one dies in the Dardanelles.
Heaven's Gate (1980)
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.
Les Belles Manieres (1978) as Music
Padre Padrone (1977)
The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal father.
The Great Waltz (1972) as Music
Musical biography of Johann Strauss, the man known as "The Waltz King."
Bamse (1970) as Selections from "tales from the vienna woods"
I, a Nobleman (1968) as Mus selections
Torajiro, a traveling salesman and gambler, returns to his home after many years' absence. He attends his sister's wedding, falls in love with Fuyuko, who is engaged to another man, and causes embarrassment for the family. Broken-hearted, Torajiro leaves after writing a letter of advice for Fuyuko t
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) as Composer
Classic sci-fi epic about a mysterious monolith that seems to play a key role in human evolution.
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1967) as "The blue danube"
When a bookseller saves a tramp from drowning, he takes the man in despite protests from his wife.
Almost Angels (1962) as Composer
Supported avidly by his mother and more reluctantly at first by his father, a working-class Austrian boy joins the Vienna Choirboys, where he proves to be unusually talented. The standard initiation ordeals which new boys must endure at the hands of their seniors are intensified in his case because he has aroused the jealousy of Peter, the head chorister, by singing a solo which Peter had long sung himself. The fact is that Peter's voice is breaking, and with a broken voice often comes a broken heart. But, encouraged by the director and all the boys, Peter begins to develop in a new role as composer and conductor.
Vienna Waltzes (1961) as Mus selections
Oh... Rosalinda! (1955)
"Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) is the pseudonym adopted by Dr Falke. Floating on the buoyant waltzes of Strauss, this Viennese romp is sure to please. Disguises, tricks and every kind of deception combine to reveal a would-be cheat in hot pursuit of his own wife, much to his chagrin. Silly, charming, always entertaining, always fun. This is a film version of "Die Fledermaus" set in post-war Vienna with the main protagonists of Dr Falke represented by the 3 occupying powers. This is NOT just a film of a staged production but a truly filmic version of the operetta.
The Sea Chase (1955) as Composer
A German freighter captain tries to elude the British in the early days of World War II.
It's Always Fair Weather (1955) as Composer
World War II buddies get mixed up with gangsters and an egotistical TV star when they hold a 10-year reunion.
A Lesson in Love (1954) as Music ("Blue Danube")
A doctor and his bored wife seek romance outside their marriage.
Summer with Monika (1953) as Music ("Blue Danube" "Wiener Blut")
A working-class couple's affair leads to marriage and a baby.
Sweethearts on Parade (1953) as Composer
Under the Red Sea (1952) as Composer
Based on the true story of the 1987 Oxford University boat race mutiny and coach Dan Topolski's miraculous training of a haggard, rag-tag team into a winning outfit.
Franskild (1951) as Music ("Geschichten Aus Dem Wienerwald")
Rhythm Inn (1951) as Composer
Five Little Peppers in Trouble (1940) as Composer
Five siblings face boarding school when their working mother can't hold a job and care for them.
The Rules of the Game (1939)
A famed flier pursues a married woman during a weekend at her husband's country estate.
First Love (1939) as Composer
In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially by her snobby cousin Barbara. When the entire family is invited to a major social ball, Barbara sees to it that Connie is forced to stay home. With the aid of her uncle, who acts as her fairy godfather, Connie makes it to the ball and meets her Prince Charming in Ted Drake, her cousin's boyfriend.
Stolen Heaven (1938) as Composer
Jezebel (1938) as Composer
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
Champagne Waltz (1937) as Music
When Love Is Young (1937) as Composer
That Girl from Paris (1937) as Composer
A French opera star in hiding hooks up with a swing band.
Walzerkrieg (1933) as Music
Cavalcade (1933) as Composer
A British family survives war and changing times.
Waltz Time (1933) as Composer
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932) as "The blue danube"

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Oh... Rosalinda! (1955)
"Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) is the pseudonym adopted by Dr Falke. Floating on the buoyant waltzes of Strauss, this Viennese romp is sure to please. Disguises, tricks and every kind of deception combine to reveal a would-be cheat in hot pursuit of his own wife, much to his chagrin. Silly, charming, always entertaining, always fun. This is a film version of "Die Fledermaus" set in post-war Vienna with the main protagonists of Dr Falke represented by the 3 occupying powers. This is NOT just a film of a staged production but a truly filmic version of the operetta.

Music (special)

Andre Rieu: 100 Years of Strauss (2000)
Violin master Andre Rieu pays homage to the 19th century's most famous waltz composers -- Johann Jr., Josef and Johann Strauss. In a Vienna concert hall, Andre Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra perform Strauss compositions. The concert is interwoven with images of the cultural and architectural
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna State Opera Ballet perform Strauss waltzes, polkas and marches for a New Year's concert from Vienna's Musikverein Concert Hall.
Walter Cronkite hosts a New Year's celebration from Musikverein Hall in Vienna, Austria. Conductor Lorin Maazel leads the Vienna Philharmonic in a selection of waltzes composed by members of the Strauss family.
Andre Rieu: The North America I Love (1998)
Violinist and conductor Andre Rieu performs with the Johann Strauss Orchestra at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit, Michigan, as part of his first North American tour. Features Viennese waltzes by Johann Strauss and tributes to the Glenn Miller Orchestra and the Andrew sisters.
New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve Gala (1998)
Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic in selections from the three Strausses -- Johann, Johann Jr. and Richard -- live from Avery Fisher Hall in New York. The program features soprano Deborah Voigt, mezzo-soprano Angelika Kirchschlager and coloratura soprano Noemi Nadelmann.
Traditional holiday fare of waltzes, polkas, and galops of the Johann Strauss family as the New Year is celebrated in Vienna.
Metropolitan Opera Silver Anniversary, The (1992)
A concert commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, featuring performances of "Rigoletto" (Act III), "Otello" (Act III), and "Die Fledermaus" (Act II).
Fledermaus, Die (1991) as Music
An opera performance of Johann Strauss' "Die Fledermaus" from the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, London.
A special featuring the annual New Year's celebration concert from Vienna Orchestra with conductor Carlos Kleiber and the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera performing music of the Strauss family.
Grand Night: The Performing Arts Salute Public Television, A (1988)
A tribute to public television's unique contribution to the performing arts, bringing together celebrated artists from the fields of ballet, modern dance, classical music, opera, light opera, and drama.
Solti at 75: A Celebration! (1987)
A special celebrating the 75th birthday of conductor Sir Georg Solti. Taped at Chicago's Orchestra Hall, the program features performances by Sir Georg as both conductor and piano soloist, and guest artists. Also included are pictorial essays, film clips, and interviews that highlight Sir Georg's li
New York Philharmonic New Year's Gala Concert (1987)
A gala New Year's Eve concert with the New York Philharmonic under the direction of Zubin Mehta, telecast live from Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center.
The Vienna Philharmonic plays excerpts by Johann Strauss (father and son), and the Lipizzaner Horses are seen in a show routine, in this New Year's special from Vienna, Austria. Walter Cronkite hosts and guides viewers through the sites of Vienna and Salzburg.

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