A widowed dad prematurely passes away, but is given three days to come back to his children to secure their future. Only slightly better than "Leonard Part 6"!
Count Dracula (Charles McCauley) insults Mamuwalde (William Marshall) and his wife Luva (Vonetta McGee) then unleashes his goons and inflicts an eternal curse in an introductory scene from Blacula, 1972.
Nightclub hostess and photographer Nancy (Emily Yancy) seems to catch on to Mamuwalde's (William Marshall) intentions just a moment too late in the memorable dark-room scene from Blacula, 1972.
Mamuwalde's (William Marshall) old-world charm overcomes mundane surroundings and Tina's (Vonetta McGee) skepticism in Blacula, 1972.
Mamuwalde's (William Marshall, a.k.a. Blacula) quick mastery of the L.A. nightclub scene earns him a welcome from Tina (Vonetta McGee), Michelle (Denise Nicholas) and Gordon (Thalmus Rasulala) in Blacula, 1972.
Dr. Gordon Thomas (Thalmus Rasulala) and Lt. Peters (Gordon Pinsent) observe the transformed personality of the deceased cabbie Juanita Jones (Ketty Lester) in a rare daytime scene from Blacula, 1972.
Antiquers Bobby (Ted Harris) and Billy (Rick Metzler) gleefully hustle the Transylvanian real estate man (Eric Brotherson) and send their spoils back to L.A. via Greek cargo ship in Blacula, 1972.
The animated opening title sequence featuring tiny bats and victims from the blaxploitation horror hit Blacula, 1972 starring William Marshall and Vonetta McGee.
Ghost Dad -- Sidney Poitier directs Bill Cosby in this heartwarming comedy about a father of three whose spirit leaves his body to return to his house, be with his children, and plan for their futures.
Ghost Dad -- US Home Video Trailer from MCA
Capricorn One -- In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on re-entry. Now, with the help of a crusading reporter, they must battle a sinister conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep the truth a secret.
Capricorn One -- A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret...
Bill Cosby stars as a man who is caught between here and the hereafter in this warm-hearted family comedy directed by Sidney Poitier. As an overworked widower, Elliot Hopper (Cosby) is on the verge of completing a major business deal when he takes a harrowing taxi ride that ends in the bottom of the river. Now a ghost, he must learn how to be seen and heard so he can take care of his family. Don't miss the out-of-body fun in this hilarious comedy co-starring Denise Nicholas, Kimberly Russell and Ian Bannen.
Sidney Poitier directs Bill Cosby in this heartwarming comedy about a father of three whose spirit leaves his body to return to his house, be with his children, and plan for their futures.
Bill Cosby stars as a man who is caught between here and the hereafter in this warm-hearted family comedy directed by Sidney Poitier. As an overworked widower, Elliot Hopper (Cosby) is on the verge of completing a major business deal when he takes a harrowing taxi ride that ends in the bottom of the river. Now a ghost, he must learn how to be seen and heard so he can take care of his family.
The whole world is watching the first manned flight to Mars, but three astronauts are plunged into a hair-raising battle for survival within a clandestine operation involving intrigue and murder. The astronauts are removed from their spacecraft to an abandoned desert hangar and told that their life support systems have malfunctioned. They are ordered to participate in an elaborate charade, simulating a Martian landing as cameras roll and with the entire world as an audience. The astronauts have no choice but to co-operate. Not only does the director of NASA inform them that their mission's success is crucial to the future space programmes but threatens their families' lives as well. The three astronauts escape and separate, hoping that one of them will live to expose the sensational fraud.
In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on re-entry. Now, with the help of a crusading reporter, they must battle a sinister conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep the truth a secret.
Superstar Bill Cosby and the legendary Sidney Poitier ("Sneakers", "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?") -- stars of "Uptown Saturday Night" and "Let's Do It Again" -- re-team in their third unstoppable comedy/adventure, playing a pair of modern-day Robin Hoods trying to straighten out a menagerie of teen-aged incorrigibles. Co-starring James Earl Jones ("Patriot Games"), Tracy Reed ("Knots Landing"), Ja'net DuBois ("Good Times") and Denise Nicholas ("Room 222"), with a classic R&B score by Curtis Mayfield ("Superfly") and directed by Poitier.
Bill Cosby and Sidney Poitier re-team in their third comedy-adventure, playing a pair of modern-day Robin Hoods trying to straighten out a menagerie of teen aged incorrigibles.
In order to achieve stress-free visits, Jay wants Michael to find a way for his parents (guest stars Denise Nichols and Charlie Robinson) to start speaking to each other again. Meanwhile, Jr. wants to get it on with his new cheerleader girlfriend, but Michael insists that he get to know her first and treat her like a lady.
Michael tries to get his parents to begin speaking to each other again.
Michael freaks out when he spots a gray hair, but not on his head.
Michael agrees to let Claire go on her first date with Tony, but only on condition that it is a double date with Janet and himself.
Dwayne is visited by an old friend who criticizes Dwayne's choice of school and friends. Col. Taylor tries to rekindle an old flame at a reunion for U.S. Servicemen.
Escaped convict Lester Sproles (Will Bledsoe) and his girlfriend, Audine (Mariska Hargitay), travel through Mississippi, leaving a trail of bodies in their wake, and eventually take Althea (Anne-Marie Johnson) and Scooter (Z Wright), the grandson of one of their victims, as hostages in a desperate bid for freedom. Althea offers to look after young Scooter, whose grandmother was murdered for a few dollars. While the Chief (Carroll O'Connor) and Virgil hunt fo the couple. Althea takes the young boy fishing, unaware of the terror that awaits them.
The Sparta jail is filled with women when the six wives of bigamist James Jeffson visit bearing gifts of food only to become suspects when the man dies of poisoning. As if that were not enough, Gillespie is caught in the middle of a fight between a cellmate's domineering sister and his fiancee.
Virgil narrowly escapes death at the hands of Richie Epson's henchmen, but Gillespie still does not have enough evidence to prove the former hometown boy is a major drug supplier.
Emotions run high when Ty Hayes (Randy Brooks), a black businessman, comes to Sparta to buy the town's newspaper, and it is suspected that he is romancing the paper's married white owner, Evie Summers (Nana Visitor). Bubba's (Alan Autry) redneck cousin, Mace Trapnell (Brad Leland), is incensed at the situation and vows to kill Hayes if he sees him with Evie again.
Police Chief Bill Gillespie and Chief of Detectives Virgil Tibbs are at odds when Tibbs suspects that Gillespie's friend, Sonny Mims, killed his wife because of his involvement with Pauline, the dead woman's cousin. Gillespie believes that the killing was the result of a drunken random shooter while Bubba Skinner has a more personal interest in the case since he has been dating Pauline.
Chief of Police Bill Gillespie (Carol O'Connor) has long directed the forces of law enforcement of the small cotton town when Virgil Tibbs (Harold Rollins) returns to Sparta, MI for his mother's funeral. Mayor Findley (Dennis Lipscomb), sensing the opportunity to influence black voters in this quest for higher elective office, asks Tibbs to remain in Sparta as Chief of Detectives under Gillespie. When a local co-ed is brutally murdered, Gillespie, who resents Tibbs being thrust upon him by the Mayor, must work with the Tibbs to solve the crime. Tibbs, suspecting the truth of the murder, is soon the victim of an attempt on his life. Gillespie and Tibbs now join forces in earnest and ultimately discover a tangled web of guilt and deception.
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