Escapes blazes a path through mid-20th-century Hollywood via the experiences of Hampton Fancher – flamenco dancer, actor, and the unlikely producer and screenwriter of the landmark sci-fi classic Blade Runner. Fancher recounts episodes from his life — romantic misadventures with silver-screen stars, wayward acts of chivalry, jealousy, and friendship — matched with a parallel world of film and TV footage wherein Fancher plays cowboys, killers, fops, cads, and the occasional hero. Escapes shows how one man’s personal journey can unexpectedly shape a medium’s future.
White hunter Captain Fry tries to take Tarzan back to civilization, caged for public display. He arrives in the jungle with Jane's cousins, Eric and Rita who want Jane's help in claiming a fortune left her.
The demonic force lurking in Amityville for over 300 years escapes to a remote California mansion. It encounters a struggling family living together by uncertain means. The beast manipulates a little girl by manifesting itself in the form of her dead father. Soon it will be able to possess her completely... is it too late for a young priest to defeat the demon and end the curse?
Bulldog protects an heiress.
King Kong is brought in by an evil genius to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot Mechani-Kong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.
An anthology of five tales of terror, each originally produced for video. The titles are "Something's Fishy," "Coffee Break," "Who's There," "Jonah's Dream," and "Think Twice."
Our favorite football head Arnold goes to church and day dreams about the 23rd psalm.
Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Seven beautiful but sexually unfulfilled women don the state of the art virtual reality headset that allows them to explore and realize all of their deepest sexual fantasies right before their eyes and yours.
A boy travels with his sick dog Sniffy to his medicine cabinet, where pills and other medicines sing the dangers of taking medicines without adult supervision.
A young husband schemes to regain his wife, who earlier had left him and now is involved with a European playboy.
Gorgeous nature and wildlife cinematography, accompanied by a soaring classical soundtrack, illuminates the rich world of the Earth's waterways in this video portrait. Turning their camera on the lake shores, river banks and streams that populate the landscape, the filmmakers find a world teeming with life -- and music. as geese take flight to Rossini's "Barber of Seville," bears teeter on a fallen log to Verdi's "La Traviata" and more.
A hauntingly beautiful film, the poetic reflections of a disturbed mind.
Revealing terrifying accidents, fights for survival, and stories of close calls and near misses by the astronauts who survived them. This series offers chilling accounts of the challenges of space exploration as told only by the explorers who lived them and the men and women in mission control who helped each team avert disaster.
Warwick Davis is joined by his family for this new series about holidaying in Great Britain. As a keen ‘staycationer’, Warwick loves nothing more than spending time in Britain rather than travelling abroad, however his family don’t feel quite the same way. Over six episodes, Warwick and his wife Sam, kids Annabelle and Harrison and dog Sherlock explore the British Isles investigating what makes a quintessential British holiday. Warwick also tries to convince them of the benefits of holidaying near home. The Davis family visit some of Britain’s most famous holiday spots, camping, caravanning or staying in their campervan. As well as showing some of the great destinations the UK has to offer, the series is also an amusing insight into how families behave on holiday.
On New Year’s Day in 1949, female accountant Huang Li Wen returns to her hometown Shanghai in order to commemorate her husband and comrade’s death. As a Communist agent, she is ordered to obtain valuable information for the Communist Party and aid them in their quest for liberation. During her mission, Li Wen is reunited with her family members and becomes acquainted with the streetwise Qiao Zhi Cai and his younger twinbrother Qiao Li Jie, who turns out to be a key player in Huang Li Wen’s mission.
Former marine Monty Halls retraces the routes of great escapes from Nazi territory, meeting surviving escapees and locals who risked their lives to help them.
Jamie Oliver's Food Escapes is a television series that aired on Channel 4 in which Chef Jamie Oliver travels across Europe and North Africa to find authentic ingredients to prepare recipes.