Plot Author Matching "Sam" (Sorted by Title Ascending)



1. 2007 Allstate Sugar Bowl (2007 TV Special)

Sport

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Fox Network's broadcast of the 73rd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl, held at the Louisiana Superdome on January 3, 2007, featured a spectacular opening musical sequence, "Dueling Musicians," ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Irvin | Stars: Victor Abiamiri, Les Miles, Todd Monken, Brady Quinn

2. 21 Jump Street (2012)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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69 Metascore

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Brie Larson

Votes: 514,820 | Gross: $138.45M

3. 28 Days Later... (2002)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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73 Metascore

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Alex Palmer

Votes: 380,010 | Gross: $45.06M

4. A Bridge of Books (2001)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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In 1939, Yiddish was the spoken language of three-quarters of the world's Jews. But when leading Jewish scholars convened in 1980, they estimated that only 70,000 Yiddish books remained in ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Ball

5. A Call to Return: The Oxycontin Story (2006)

52 min | Documentary

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Filmed in remote corners of Maine, this documentary explores how aggressive marketing and prescribing of the painkiller OxyContin led to a drastic spike in opiate addiction among rural ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Carroll

6. A Modest Proposal (2005)

14 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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A young nerdy man is taught social skills and better way of life at a reformatory for hackers.

Director: Sam Frazier Jr. | Stars: Tony Beckham, Kimberly Belcher, Michael Boody, James H. Brown

Votes: 6

7. A New Finish (2006)

24 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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The simple act of painting a house turns into an altercation that forces all involved to reexamine their ideas about love, life and loyalty.

Director: Doug Burch | Stars: Art LaFleur, Sam Ingraffia, Jack Moore, Stacy Cunningham

Votes: 9

8. Judging Amy (1999–2005)
Episode: A Pretty Good Day (2002)

TV-PG | Drama

8.1
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Amy's ruling in the case of a teenager who called in a bomb scare to avoid a test is complicated by the arrival of an I.N.S. agent who's ready to deport the boy to Afghanistan, and almost ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Ann Fogle | Stars: Amy Brenneman, Richard T. Jones, Kevin Rahm, Jessica Tuck

Votes: 24

9. A Very English Genius (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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The work and unexplained death of Michael Ventris, the English architect, classicist, and philologist who deciphered the ancient Mycenaean Greek script Linear B, are portrayed.

Director: Robin Dashwood | Stars: Lynden Edwards, Sam Baron, Jack Davenport, Judy Cowne

Votes: 21

10. A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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61 Metascore

Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree.

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Kal Penn, John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris, Patton Oswalt

Votes: 66,191 | Gross: $35.03M

11. A Walk in the Park

Comedy | Completed

Nate, a suicidal 28 year old incidentally finds the beauty in life after mysteriously waking up naked in a park and discovering he is involved in a marijuana heist. Nate is forced to find a... See full summary »

Director: Marco Infante | Stars: Marik Knight, Marco Infante, Zander Grable, Joe Hubbard

12. A Welcoming Place (2017)

26 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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A dead father and an secret house he never mentioned. Phillip moves out to the middle of nowhere to search for peace. What he finds may be much worse. A Town of Others is a short sci-fi/... See full summary »

Director: Sam Saffold-Geri | Stars: Daniel J. Layton, Francesca Louise White, Cael King, Rebecca Day

13. Addams Family Reunion (1998 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

3.9
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The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives.

Director: Dave Payne | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Tim Curry, Nicole Fugere, Jerry Messing

Votes: 4,083

14. Off Camera with Sam Jones (2014– )
Episode: Aimee Mann (2014)

Talk-Show

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Aimee Mann, the Boston born singer/songwriter, Grammy winner and self-described Oscar loser, was recently named to NPR's list of the ten finest living songwriters. It was a well-deserved ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Jones | Stars: Sam Jones, Aimee Mann

15. Aimless (2009)

78 min | Comedy

5.8
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A fantastical comedy where three listless losers are about to have their lives upended. Standing in their way, though, are assassins, cults, supernatural powers, and nervous mums.

Director: Tobias Tobbell | Stars: Keith Arnold, Trudi Boatwright, Maye Choo, Jemima Hamilton

Votes: 6

16. Airheads (1994)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

6.1
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46 Metascore

Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head D.J. refuses to play them.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi, Adam Sandler, Chris Farley

Votes: 46,599 | Gross: $5.37M

17. Sledge Hammer! (1986–1988)
Episode: All Shook Up (1986)

Action, Comedy

7.6
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Sledge goes undercover to learn why Elvis impersonators are being systematically murdered with a gold microphone.

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: David Rasche, Anne-Marie Martin, Harrison Page, Kurt Paul

Votes: 102

18. Almost. (2013)

77 min | Comedy

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Andy, A 20-something slacker, is torn between doing what his heart wants - pursuing the girl of his dreams, Cassie - and what his head knows is the right thing - respecting the friendship ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Allmon | Stars: Nick Behrens, David Bernard Houck, Michael Allmon, Chris Burres

19. Amazonia (2011)

TV-G | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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In the dangerous world of the Amazon Rainforest, finding a meal proves to be an impossible task for a little treefrog named Bounce. His luck changes when he meets Biggy, a blue-bellied ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Chen

Votes: 107

20. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Amnesia (1957)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Dan Mathews and his officers must rely upon an uncommunicative amnesiac to find a seriously injured camper.

Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Michael Garth, Maggie Magennis, Lee Trent

Votes: 44

21. Among Giants (2011)

14 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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In the midst of California's coastal redwood region, Green Diamond Resource Company continues to clearcut redwood forests, devastating habitats and leaving scars across the land. Farmer, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Cresci, Ben Mullinkosson, Sam Price-Waldman

Votes: 22

22. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Annie Oakley (1959)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.7
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Is the homely, sharp-tongued, middle-aged wife of a homesteader really inspiring men to fight to the death for her affections?

Director: Jesse Hibbs | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 108

23. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Anti-Toxin (1956)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Dan Mathews and his officers attempt to ensure the delivery of life-saving gas gangrene serum to a 10-year-old victim.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Howard Wright, Gordon Barnes, Mike Noble

Votes: 53

24. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Armored Car (1957)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A trio of thieves threatens to murder the wife of an armored car guard in order to force him to surrender a $25,000 payroll secured inside the vehicle.

Director: Gilbert Kay | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ron Gans, Marvin Bryan, Jack Mann

Votes: 58

25. Bride of the Nile (1963)

105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.0
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An engineer in an oil company tries to dig to reach the oil in area with a lot of ancient Egyptian tombs. He meets with Hames, the pride of the Nile, and changed his mind about digging in ... See full summary »

Director: Fatin Abdulwahhab | Stars: Lobna Abdel Aziz, Shouweikar, Abdel Moneim Ibrahim, Fouad Shafik

Votes: 171

26. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Art Robbery (1956)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Two thieves attempt to steal valuable paintings and demand ransom of $500,000. but they are forced to commit murder when the plan goes awry.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Robert Christopher, John Craven, Gregg Martell

Votes: 46

27. Ashes 2 Ashes (2006)

10 min | Short, Drama

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Giles and Carole have been living together for some time now. Late twenties, professional, successful and life is treating them well. However their relationship has become a bit of a ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Loeseke | Stars: Mark Wainwright, Lauren Shein

28. At First Sight (II) (2019)

12 min | Short, Drama

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At First Sight is a psychological thriller questioning the simple foundations on which we build our lives: laws, rules, money, language and 'love' - do these social constructs limit us or guide us?

Director: Sam Barrett | Stars: Sam Barrett, Maddie Daley-Brown, Warren Sollars

29. Audition (I) (2007)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Meet William H. Ashe. That's kind of like William H. Macy, so it must be a sign, right? William Ashe is 30 years old, but he seems more like 16, still living at home with mother with no ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Holdren | Stars: Todd A. Waters, Natasha Lee Martin, Mark Kochanowicz, Lewis Korff

Votes: 35

30. August Falls (2017)

98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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Struggling to find the truth behind her son's mysterious death, an estranged mother must confront her own hidden guilt.

Director: Sam Hancock | Stars: Fairuza Balk, Charles Baker, Alanna Ubach, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 94

31. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Auto Press (1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The perpetrator of a robbery and murder attempts to dispose of the getaway car by convincing his brother to crush it beyond recognition in a large hydraulic press.

Director: Leon Benson | Stars: Broderick Crawford, William Boyett, Anne Neyland, Robert Tetrick

Votes: 30

32. From Karkheh to Rhein (1993)

93 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Saeed who is suffering from injuries that he received in the Iran-Iraq War, is sent to Germany for treatments. In Germany, he meets his sister and her German husband. Saeed and his sister ... See full summary »

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia | Stars: Ali Dehkordi, Homa Rusta, Hans Noiman, Sadegh Safaie

Votes: 2,604

33. Jungle Beat (2003– )
Episode: Backpack

TV-G | Animation, Family

TRUNK sees SIMON going for a walk carrying the puppy in his backpack. She sneaks behind SIMON, wanting Puppy to play with her. But when MUNKI tries to put Puppy back into the backpack, he ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wilson

34. Munki and Trunk (2016– )
Episode: Bad Hair Day

TV-Y | Animation

Munki wakes up with a tuft of hair sticking out the side of his head. Trunk tries to fix it. She wets the tuft, brushes it, glues it down with honey, hides it under a hat, and even puts it ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wilson | Stars: Brent Dawes, Matthew Gair, Alison Lambole

35. Bad Obsession (2009)

14 min | Short, Drama

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Lottie and Nickie wake up from a wild night, worried about a boy who has been stalking them only to find out that he is waiting for them outside the house.

Director: Ed Edwards | Stars: Naomi Baxter, Charlotte Fine

36. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Bad Seed (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.8
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Matt rescues teen-aged Trudy Trent from a life of isolated poverty with her incestuous and alcoholic father, but he subsequently learns that "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" when he... See full summary »

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Anne Helm

Votes: 116

37. Balancing Acts: A Jewish Theater in the Soviet Union (2008)

15 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.3
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Moscow, January 1948. In the bitter cold, a large crowd attends the State Funeral of the Yiddish actor and director Solomon Mikhoels. An official proclamation mourns the death of "a great ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Ball | Stars: Edward Asner, Adolf Hitler, Solomon Mikhoels, Joseph Stalin

Votes: 6

38. Jungle Beat (2003– )
Episode: Ball

TV-G | Animation, Family

MUNKI and TRUNK introduce the puppy to ROCKY the Rhino, but ROCKY is terrified of the tiny pup. MUNKI tries to get them both to play with a ball, but ROCKY runs away and MUNKI gives up. ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wilson | Stars: Daniel Barnett, Brent Dawes, Emma Lungiswa De Wet, Seneliso Dladla

39. Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000–2015)
Episode: Balloonenstein (2001)

TV-PG | 12 min | Animation, Comedy

7.8
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As a climax to the season, Dr. Weird unwittingly creates a powerful vortex within his lab. The same vortex sucks him and his assistant Steve into another dimension. Then, the vortex ... See full summary »

Directors: Matt Maiellaro, Dave Willis | Stars: Dana Snyder, Carey Means, Dave Willis, C. Martin Croker

Votes: 191

40. Munki and Trunk (2016– )
Episode: Banana Noir

TV-Y | Animation

Munki and Trunk wake up to discover that all the bananas have disappeared. They travel around the jungle like a pair of private sleuths, investigating the crime, and trying to find the ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wilson | Stars: Brent Dawes, Emma Lungiswa De Wet, Matthew Gair, Alison Lambole

41. Highway Patrol (1955–1959)
Episode: Bank Messenger (1959)

30 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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A husband and wife team rob couriers with large amounts of cash, then kill them so that there will be no witnesses.

Director: Jack Herzberg | Stars: Broderick Crawford, William Boyett, Sheila Connolly, Troy Melton

Votes: 30

42. Bashu, the Little Stranger (1989)

120 min | Drama, War

8.1
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Lost in a foreign part of the country after running away for his life, a little boy whose family have been killed during the war is saved and trained by a middle-aged woman.

Director: Bahram Beizai | Stars: Susan Taslimi, Parviz Poorhosseini, Adnan Afravian, Bashu

Votes: 2,556

43. Bayne el Wilayat (2005–2006)

45 min | Documentary

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"Bayne el Wilayat" is a television magazine, targeting the Saudi Arabian audience. The 15-episode series is filmed in the United States. Whether visiting the Cherokee Heritage center in ... See full summary »

44. Beau Geste (1939)

Passed | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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69 Metascore

Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy

Votes: 5,585

45. Munki and Trunk (2016– )
Episode: Bee Plot

TV-Y | Animation

Munki and Trunk are about to tuck in to an epic fruit picnic. But the beehive falls from the tree, and Buzzby comes to them for help - They're the only ones who can get it back. Reluctantly... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wilson | Stars: Brent Dawes, Emma Lungiswa De Wet, Matthew Gair, Alison Lambole

46. Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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49 Metascore

A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.

Director: John Moore | Stars: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield

Votes: 99,227 | Gross: $59.07M

47. Ben & Arthur (2002)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

2.3
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A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partner's brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.

Director: Sam Mraovich | Stars: Sam Mraovich, Jamie Brett Gabel, Michael Haboush, Bill Hindley

Votes: 7,618

48. Berta Didn't Die, She Multiplied! (2017)

29 min | Documentary, Short

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In Honduras, the most dangerous country in the world to be a land defender, Berta Cáceres' death has not silenced the many campesinxs fighting for justice and Indigenous Sovereignty. They ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Vinal

49. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Big Man (1961)

TV-G | 30 min | Western

7.8
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To protect Kitty, Matt is forced to physically (and publicly) subdue fractious troublemaker Pat Swarner. When Swarner is subsequently found murdered, oft-inebriated Jud Sloan's claim that ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Mayer | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

Votes: 98

50. Big Time (1988)

PG | 87 min | Documentary, Music

8.2
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Bringing his unique sense of humor to this bizarre and original piece of moviemaking, Tom Waits takes the audience through a musical journey with his jazzy, quirky, bluesy tunes presented ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Blum | Stars: Tom Waits, Michael L. Blair, Ralph Carney, Greg Cohen

Votes: 777 | Gross: $0.15M


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