The Poseidon Adventure movie trailer - starring Adam Baldwin, Steve Guttenberg, Nathalie Boltt, Dale Abrahams. Directed by John Putch. Genre: Action-Adventure
Rating: Not Rated
Cameos in the opening, screenwriter Dalton Trumbo the barking officer, Anne Byrne, wife of co-star Dustin Hoffman seeing him off, as he departs with Steve McQueen (title character), director Franklin Schaffner using Hondarribia, Spain for 1930's Marseilles, in Papillon, 1973.
Arriving from France, Steve McQueen (title character) and Dega (Dustin Hoffman) get their first look at Devil's Island, with comments from returning inmate Julot (Don Gordon), who takes his own desperate steps, in Papillon, 1973, from the international best-selling memoir by Henri Charriere.
Papillon (Steve McQueen) is put alone in an unlighted cell until he gives up a name in this scene from Papillon (1973).
En route to the penal colony in French Guyana ca. 1933, Steve McQueen (title character) introduces himself to wisecracking counterfeiter Dega (Dustin Hoffman), their first conversation, early in director Franklin Schaffner's international hit Papillon, 1973.
Director Sydney Pollack introduces Papillon (1973) for TCM's The Essentials.
Steve McQueen plays Henri Charriere, one of the few prisoners to escape from Devil's Island in Papillon (1973) co-starring Dustin Hoffman.
Detained after a failed escape from a mainland work crew, Steve McQueen (title character) is conducted to solitary at Devil's Island, William Smithers the warden making a speech, beginning a famous series of scenes in Franklin Schaffner's Papillon, 1973.
Steve McQueen (title character) and Dustin Hoffman (as Dega) learning from veteran prisoner Clousiot (Woodrow Parfrey) about Richter (Don Hanmer) who buys butterflies caught by the prisoners at the penal colony in French Guyana, circa 1933, in Papillon, 1973.
Papillon -- Matt Lawson (28) a butcher by trade has been seeing a court-ordered psychiatrist for the past three months to help him deal with his sudden bouts of anger. However, in the process of going to see his doctor he notices a beautiful young girl, Penelope Fontaine (22). She is always sitting in a park outside the Doctor's eating her lunch and looking out at passersby. She is radiant and draws in Matt. Her beauty captives Matt and she unknowingly becomes part of his court-ordered sessions. Soon the discussions turn to obsession which end in murder.
The Poseidon Adventure -- A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape, when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.
In this engrossing, futuristic thriller from master-storyteller Michael Crichton ("Jurassic Park," "Disclosure," TV's "ER"), Oscar-nominee and Golden Globe-winner George Segal ("Just Shoot Me") plays a brilliant computer scientist plagued by violent fits after an auto accident. A micro-computer regulator is installed in his brain, but malfunctions, turning him into a machine-like crazed killer. Co-starring Richard Dysart ("L.A. Law"), Jill Clayburgh ("An Unmarried Woman"), Donald Moffat ("Housesitter") and James B. Sikking ("Doogie Howser, M.D.," "Hill Street Blues").
Computer scientist Harry Benson (George Segal) has experimental brain surgery to end his potentially dangerous seizures. But there's no escaping his own mind.
A scientist has a miniature computer implanted in his brain to control his violent tendencies. Unfortunately, the mechanism malfunctions, and he becomes a vicious killer.
Deftly directed by Mark Rydell, this poignant romantic drama features a stunning all-star cast that includes James Caan, Marsha Mason, Eli Wallach, Burt Young, Sally Kirkland and Dabney Coleman. His ship docked in Seattle, Navy man John Baggs Jr. (Caan) has a "Cinderella Liberty" pass, meaning he can be out until midnight, so he intends to make the most of his evening. And things are clearly going his way when he "wins" call girl Maggie Paul (Mason) in a pool game. But once Baggs finds out that Maggie has an 11 year-old son and another baby on the way, he backs off, anxious to rid himself of complications he just can't contend with. That is, until he falls in love.
Academy Award-winner Dustin Hoffman ("Rain Man," "Tootsie") and Steve McQueen ("The Getaway," "Bullitt") star in this superb but brutal prison film about two convicts on Devil's Island and one's determination to escape, despite the odds. One of the year's top box-office hits!
A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.
A combination of live action and animation chronicinge the great journey of Marco Polo to the mysterious Orient. Much of the story centers on Polo's relationship with the powerful Kublai Khan.
Unable to fly, Henri Charriere virtually willed himself free. He persisted until he did the impossible: escape Devil's Island.
A psychiatrist decides that Wojo is unfit to carry a gun and then wants to test all of Barney's men.
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Caine's (DAVID CARRADINE) peace of soul reaches out to break the power of a curse more deadly than the cave-in sealing him and a group of other prisoners in a mine.
It's kung fu vs. Brazil's fighting technique of capoeira as a man learns from Caine (DAVID CARRADINE) that to fight injustice anywhere is to fight it everywhere.
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