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1. Crossed Swords (1977)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Poor boy Tom Canty and Edward, Prince of Wales exchange identities, but events force the pair to experience each other's lives as well.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine

Votes: 1,673

Tuesday, March 17th 1987. [6] 21:00

2. The Demon Murder Case (1983 TV Movie)

97 min | Horror, Thriller

A young boy is taken over by demons who force him to commit murder.

Director: William Hale | Stars: Charles Fields, Liane Langland, Joyce Van Patten, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 205

Tuesday, March 17th 1987. [6] 22:30

3. The Great White Hope (1970)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

53 Metascore

A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Lou Gilbert, Joel Fluellen

Votes: 2,383 | Gross: $2.70M

Tuesday, March 17th 1987. [4] Super Nocturnos Telecuatro

4. Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)

R | 110 min | Drama

A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is rules over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to ... See full summary »

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Françoise Fabian, Marthe Keller, Barbara Bouchet

Votes: 337

Wednesday, March 18th 1987. [6] 21:00

5. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Death of a Princess (2005)

TV-MA | 115 min | Documentary, News

A journalist investigates a newspaper story of the execution of an Arab princess.

Director: Antony Thomas | Stars: Sawsan Badr, Paul Freeman, Judy Parfitt, Samir Sabri

Votes: 230

Wednesday, March 18th 1987. [6] 22:30

6. The Mephisto Waltz (1971)

R | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

An old, dying satanist arranges to transfer his soul into the body of a young concert pianist.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Alan Alda, Jacqueline Bisset, Barbara Parkins, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 2,369

Wednesday, March 18th 1987. [4] 22:00

7. The Fury (1978)

R | 118 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

64 Metascore

A former CIA agent uses the talents of a young psychic to help retrieve his telekinetic son from terrorists, who want to use his mental powers for evil.

Directors: Brian De Palma, John G. Fox | Stars: Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgress, Charles Durning

Votes: 13,999

Thursday, March 19th 1987. [6] 21:00 Sunday, December 25th 1988. [2] 22:05 Premier Mundial

8. A Whale for the Killing (1981 TV Movie)

145 min | Drama

A female humpback whale is stranded in a small area during a storm. Fishermen of the village seek to kill the whale but a man visiting the area fights to save the whale's life.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Peter Strauss, Dee Wallace, Kathryn Walker, Bruce McGill

Votes: 125

Thursday, March 19th 1987. [6] 22:30

9. Five Bloody Graves (1969)

GP | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A former Civil War soldier returns to take revenge from a Yaqui chief who killed his wife in the marriage night. Death plays with both men, plus gun-runners and gold-runners, as her emissaries on Earth, to do a large harvest of souls.

Director: Al Adamson | Stars: Robert Dix, Scott Brady, Jim Davis, John Carradine

Votes: 438

Thursday, March 19th 1987. [4]

10. Rivals (1981)

PG | 110 min | Drama

After the death of his father, Adam moves (with his family) from their sheep farm in Wyoming to Los Angeles. Soon after arriving, Adam gets mixed up with Clyde, a mannerless bully who ... See full summary »

Director: Lyman Dayton | Stars: Stewart Petersen, Philip Brown, Dana Kimmell, Jeff Chamberlain

Votes: 49

Thursday, March 19th 1987. [2] Premiere Mundial 0:00 Wednesday, February 1989. [2] 0:00 Cinema Nocturno

11. Unwed Father (1974 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

A teenage boy fathers a child with his girlfriend. He then fights his parents, the girlfriend, the girl's parents and the courts in an attempt to get custody of the child.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Joseph Bottoms, Kay Lenz, Beverly Garland, Kim Hunter

Votes: 23

Thursday, March 19th 1987. [12]

12. The Golden Hawk (1952)

Passed | 83 min | Action, Adventure, History

The seafaring adventures of French privateer Kit 'The Hawk' Gerardo during the Franco-Spanish-English war of the 17th century.

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Rhonda Fleming, Sterling Hayden, Helena Carter, John Sutton

Votes: 238

Thursday, March 19th 1987. [12]

13. Silver Streak (1976)

PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

41 Metascore

On a long-distance train trip, a man finds romance but also finds himself in danger of being killed, or at least pushed off the train.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Jill Clayburgh, Patrick McGoohan

Votes: 18,233

Saturday, March 20th 1987. [6]

14. The Paradise Connection (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A famous Chicago criminal lawyer, Stuart Douglas, arrives in Maui searching for his son, Bruce, who has run away from a promising legal career; it appears that Bruce has become involved in ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Preece | Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Marj Dusay, Brian Kerwin, Bonnie Ebsen

Votes: 37

Saturday, March 20th 1987. [6]

15. Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Western

The Old West! It was back when times were tough, the land was harsh, vigilantes were unforgiving and outlaws... were apparently pretty nice guys!

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: John Lupton, Narda Onyx, Cal Bolder, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 1,596

Saturday, March 20th 1987. [4]

16. The Skull (1965)

Not Rated | 83 min | Horror, Thriller

A collector comes into possession of the skull of the Marquis de Sade and learns it is possessed by an evil spirit.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Peter Cushing, Patrick Wymark, Jill Bennett, Nigel Green

Votes: 2,888

Saturday, March 20th 1987.[12]

17. St. Ives (1976)

PG | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A crime novelist is hired by a shady character to negotiate the return of stolen confidential documents.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jacqueline Bisset, John Houseman, Maximilian Schell

Votes: 2,053

Saturday, March 20th 1987. [2]

18. Hell's Crossroads (1957)

Approved | 73 min | Western

An imprisoned gunfighter is offered parole on one condition--that he track down and bring in Jesse James.

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Stephen McNally, Peggie Castle, Robert Vaughn, Barton MacLane

Votes: 114

Sunday, March 21st 1987. [12]

19. Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1966)

TV-14 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

A spaceship crashes upon an unexplored planet, and the rescuers sent to search for survivors discover that decades have passed due to time dilation.

Director: Arthur C. Pierce | Stars: Wendell Corey, Keith Larsen, John Agar, Paul Gilbert

Votes: 985

Sunday, March 21st 1987. [12]

20. Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, War

The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: John Shea, Bill Nighy, Lucy Gutteridge, David Warner

Votes: 685

Sunday, March 21st 1987. [4]

21. Gray Lady Down (1978)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, History

A Navy Captain uses his experimental Snark to reach a nuclear submarine stuck on an ocean ledge.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty

Votes: 2,820

Sunday, March 21st 1987. [12] Tuesday, December 27th 1988. [12] 3:30 Hoy en la madrugada

22. Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985– )

Unrated | 410 min | Drama

The rise and fall of the Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini.

Stars: George C. Scott, David Suchet, Spencer Chandler, Lee Grant

Votes: 380

Monday - Wednesday March 22nd -24th 1987. [6]

23. The Beasts Are on the Streets (1978 TV Movie)

100 min | Thriller

Panic grips a small community after a tanker truck crashes through a fence at a wild animal park, freeing dozens of dangerous beasts.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Carol Lynley, Dale Robinette, Billy Green Bush, Philip Michael Thomas

Votes: 95

Monday, March 22nd 1987. [6]

24. Staircase (1969)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Charles Dyer (Sir Rex Harrison) and Harry Leeds (Richard Burton) are a couple that have been living together for nearly twenty years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in the West End of ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Rex Harrison, Richard Burton, Cathleen Nesbitt, Beatrix Lehmann

Votes: 772

Monday, March 22nd 1987. [4]

Monday, March 22nd 1987. [2]

26. The Legend of Hell House (1973)

PG | 95 min | Horror

56 Metascore

A physicist, his wife and two mediums are hired to investigate the Belasco House, where 27 guests had inexplicably died in 1927, along with most of a team of paranormal investigators that was sent in the early 1950s.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt, Pamela Franklin, Clive Revill

Votes: 12,195

Tuesday, March 23rd 1987. [4]

27. The Drowning Pool (1975)

PG | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

48 Metascore

Harper's a big-city PI, who travels to Louisiana to help an old girlfriend who's worried her husband will find out she's been cheating on him.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 4,932

Tuesday, March 23rd 1987. [6] Saturday, February 4th 1989. [4] 23:30 Super cine

28. Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965 TV Movie)

47 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The mighty Hercules battles a sea monster to save the legendary city of Troy.

Director: Albert Band | Stars: Gordon Scott, Paul Stevens, Mart Hulswit, Diana Hyland

Votes: 239

Tuesday, March 23rd 1987. [2]

29. The Master Gunfighter (1975)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Western

An outnumbered swordsman/gunfighter tries to prevent wealthy landowners from annihilating local Indians.

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Ron O'Neal, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Geo Anne Sosa

Votes: 350

30. The Neptune Factor (1973)

G | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When an underwater ocean lab is lost in a earthquake, an advanced submarine is sent down to find it and encounters terrible danger.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Walter Pidgeon, Ernest Borgnine, Yvette Mimieux

Votes: 901

31. The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

A suddenly-unemployed company executive suffers a nervous breakdown, and his supporting wife tries everything to console him and pick up the slack.

Director: Melvin Frank | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Anne Bancroft, Gene Saks, Elizabeth Wilson

Votes: 3,138

March 1987. [6] Tuesday, December 20th 1988. [6] 23:00 Pantalla Nocturna

32. The Tribe (1974 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

In the last Ice Age, a family of Cro-Magnons battle a tribe of primitive Neanderthals for survival.

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Victor French, Warren Vanders, Henry Wilcoxon, Adriana Shaw

Votes: 18

33. A Circle of Children (1977 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A teacher at a school for emotionally disturbed children takes an interest in one particular child who doesn't talk but emits a stream of gibberish.

Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Jane Alexander, Rachel Roberts, David Ogden Stiers, Nan Martin

Votes: 90

34. Silver Bears (1977)

PG | 113 min | Comedy, Crime

Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Sir Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Louis Jourdan, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 921

1987. [6] 21:00 Wednesday, February 8th 1989. [6] 13:30 Largo metraje

35. The Two Lives of Carol Letner (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A former call-girl who has left the profession behind to pursue a college career is recruited by the police to turn one more trick in order to trap the person laundering syndicate money.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Don Johnson, Dolph Sweet, Salome Jens

Votes: 17

36. Executive Action (1973)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History

Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, Gilbert Green

Votes: 2,567

37. The Newman Shame (1978 TV Movie)

93 min | Thriller

Stars "For One Time Only" James Bond George Lazenby as John Brandy, an ex cop who turned in his badge when he inherited money. Living a hedonistic lifestyle his pleasures come to an end ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Pringle | Stars: George Lazenby, Diane Craig, Joan Bruce, Alwyn Kurts

Votes: 54

38. Quo Vadis (1951)

Not Rated | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

After fierce Roman commander Marcus Vinicius becomes infatuated with beautiful Christian hostage Lygia, he begins to question the tyrannical leadership of the despotic emperor Nero.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 14,031 | Gross: $24.29M

39. A Private Battle (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

The story of journalist and author Cornelius Ryan's struggle with prostate cancer.

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Peter Jeffries, Jim Boyd, Peter DeMaio, Robert Elston

Votes: 9

40. Straight Time (1978)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

64 Metascore

After being released on parole, a career burglar assaults his former probation officer, returns to a life of crime, and goes on the run.

Directors: Ulu Grosbard, Dustin Hoffman | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 7,894 | Gross: $9.90M

6 Monday, January 16th 1989. [2] 0:00 Cinema Nocturno

41. Audrey Rose (1977)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A stranger attempts to convince a happily married couple that their daughter is actually his daughter reincarnated.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck, Susan Swift

Votes: 5,605


42. Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)

Not Rated | 82 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

An eccentric inventor and his companions travel in his TARDIS to the Planet Skaro and battle the evil menace of the Daleks.

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden, Roberta Tovey

Votes: 3,969


43. Children of Divorce (1980 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama

The conflict and separation of their parents and the impact on four youngsters from three socially different families is the thrust of this drama written and directed by Joanna Lee.

Director: Joanna Lee | Stars: Barbara Feldon, Lance Kerwin, Stacey Nelkin, Carmine Caridi

Votes: 47