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Biography Drama History
  • 1977

General Douglas MacArthur (Gregory Peck), one of the most controversial public figures of our time, is the subject of this superb biographical drama which traces his outstanding career. In 1942, with his position in the Philippines made hopeless by Japan's destruction of more than half the planes in his Far East Command, MacArthur leaves pledging "I shall return!" MacArthur does return, with riveting victories in the Pacific and the deft handling of the democratization of Japan; he is also armed with Presidential aspirations. While serving in Korea, it is there that his colossal ego and insubordination results in dismissal by Truman in 1951. MacArthur is a compelling story which explores the many facets of his ambitious character. It clearly demonstrates his brilliance as a strategist; his lust for publicity and flair for dramatics.

Nothing So Strange

Drama Crime
  • 2002

Nothing So Strange is a 2002 American mockumentary film written, produced and directed by Brian Flemming in the style of an "independent documentary". It centers on the fictional assassination of former Microsoft chairman Bill Gates on December 2, 1999. The film won the New York Times Claiborne Pell Award for Original Vision at the Newport Film Festival and received a positive reception from Variety.


Crime Thriller
  • 1970

Douglas is a 1970 Norwegian drama film directed by Pål Bang-Hansen, starring Rolv Wesenlund and Kjersti Døvigen. It is based on a 1968 novel by Haavard Haavardsholm. The film presents a critical view of the activities of the secret police.

The Gabby Douglas Story

Biography TV Movie Drama
  • 2014

Moving away from her hometown and family in 2010 to pursue training with a world-renowned Olympic trainer, Gabby Douglas was selected to compete with the U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. There, Douglas became the first African American to win gold in the individual all-around event.

His Majesty, the American

Comedy Romance
  • 1919

United Artists’ first release features Douglas Fairbanks as a New York man-about-town who turns out to be the long lost heir to the throne of a small European kingdom. He arrives in time to foil the rotters who are trying to assassinate the royal family, wins the hand of a lady, and becomes the new monarch!

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