William James Remar (born December 31, 1953) is an American actor. He has played Ajax in The Warriors (1979), Albert Ganz in 48 Hrs. (1982), Dutch Schultz in The Cotton Club (1984), Jack Duff in Miracle on 34th Street (1994), Richard in Sex and the City (2002–2004), and Harry Morgan, the father of the title character in Dexter (2006–2013). Since 2009 he has done voice-over work in ads for Lexus luxury cars. Remar studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City.Remar's more recent roles include Frank Gordon in Gotham from 2016 to 2019, and since 2018, Peter Gambi in Black Lightning.
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The death of her parents in a plane crash a few weeks ago has left a girl devastated, and she is played by India Eisley. She has the assistance of the local cab driver. She started a summer romance on...
Tales Behind The Darkside: The Making Of Four Ghoulish Fables
A detailed look into the making of Tales from the Darkside: The Movie.
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
The city of Los Angeles in 1969. A struggling actor and stuntman are trying to survive in a constantly changing movie industry with their best friend. Sharon Tate is the young and promising actress an...
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After returning home from Afghanistan, a decorated former Navy SEAL named Thomas Magnum decided to use his military skills to become a private investigator in Hawaii with the help of fellow vets. The ...
A man with a secret is wrestling with another man. He is a hero to his community because he is the father of two daughters and the principal of a charter high school that serves as a safe haven for yo...
Ben Aronoff, a speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire, leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords.
All You Ever Wished For
A young New York fashion executive's trip to Milan takes a bad turn when he is kidnapped and whisked off to an Alpine village to be held for ransom money. Little does he (or his three abductors) know ...
International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a ...
The Blackcoat's Daughter
In the dead of winter, two very different girls are spending their winter break at their prestigious prep school. They don't know that Kat is being followed by an evil entity, and their lives are abou...
Can't Buy My Love
Lilly, a hard working EMT, is only focused on her job and getting into medical school. So when wealthy slacker Jeff enters her life it throws her off course. At first, Lilly wants nothing to do with J...
The Night Watchmen
Three inept night watchmen, aided by a young rookie and a fearless tabloid journalist, fight an epic battle to save their lives. A mistaken warehouse delivery unleashes a horde of hungry vampires, and...
The Grey twins were born into a world of privilege and high expectations. Even their dreams are connected, there are almost no boundaries between them.
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The Shannara Chronicles
A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
The Dog Lover
Sara Gold is a young girl on a quest to save man's best friend. When she goes undercover to take down a dog breeder suspected of wrongdoing, she quickly finds out she might be on the wrong side of rig...
When an ex-CIA agent discovers that his family has been kidnapped, he sets out to rescue them, only to discover that they are being held hostage and won't be released unless he assassinates the Presid...
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited ...
Papa Hemingway in Cuba
In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.
Global climate change prompts a scientific corporation to genetically modify Alaskan polar bears with horrific and deadly results.
An aspiring actress makes a pact with her fiancé to take a job as an exotic dancer to care for her cancer stricken father. Once the pact the couple made is broken, their lives are changed forever.
After their plane crashes off the coast of a deserted Pacific island, the surviving members of an American soccer team find themselves in the most dire of circumstances with limited resources, dwindli...
Nationally acclaimed evangelist John Luther is the last obstacle in the way of sweeping religious reform in the States. When a U.S. Senator and Luther's own supporters abduct and frame him in the murd...
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Beware the Batman
The series is set during Bruce Wayne's early years as the Batman, following his initial period of battling organized crime. Over the course of the season, he hones his skills with the assistance of hi...
In the aftermath of his girlfriend's death, a young man awakens with strange horns coming from his temples.
A group of friends plan out a detailed robbery that turns deadly when one betrays the other and takes off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with...
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, s...
In the video game "Beat-Beat Revolution," two rival gangs fight for control of the park.
X-Men: First Class
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of...
All Superheroes Must Die
Masked vigilantes Charge (Jason Trost), Cutthroat (Lucas Till), The Wall (Lee Valmassy), and Shadow (Sophie Merkley) are rendered powerless by their archenemy (James Remar) and are forced to complete ...
David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Rich works to find a traitor after being targeted by the FBI and having barely survived a weapons deal gone awry. Angel saved Rich's life when the bullets started to fly. As the investigation progress...
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NCIS: Los Angeles
The Office of Special Projects is an elite division of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service that specializes in undercover assignments.
Everyone sees a flash of their own future when the world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds. For some, the future is positive, while for others it is not. It doesn't seem to exist for a ...
National Lampoon Presents: Endless Bummer
From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a...
The Christmas Hope
After the recent loss of her son Sean—a minor character in The Christmas Blessing—Patty Addison (Madeleine Stowe) devotes herself to finding homes for needy children. The loss of their son has straine...
A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.
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Eli Stone may be the real deal, even though many lawyers consider themselves prophets. Eli has built a successful career at a top law firm in San Francisco, representing only the biggest and richest c...
Batman: The Brave and the Bold
This time, Batman isn't going at it alone. The latest interpretation of the Batman franchise is being created by animation. Our caped crusader is teaming up with heroes from all over the DC Universe, ...
A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnessed a cop commit a murder.
The Warriors: The Phenomenon
Features the editing and scoring processes, a proposed narration by Orson Welles, and some of the controversies inherent in the film's release.
The Warriors: Battleground
Documents the filming process, along with technical insights by cinematographer Andrew Lazslo.
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodents-friendly profession. When fate places him in the sewer...
The Warriors: The Beginning
Details the origins of the story, with anecdotes by the cast and crew about how they got involved in the project.
An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
The Warriors: The Way Home
An examination of the choreographed fight scenes and bizarre costuming.
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Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for the Miami Metro Police, leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of the justice system.
In the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the United States, the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, are put to the test in a new American action/drama series.
A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.
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The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their colleg...
An elite team of FBI profilers watch over the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The most experienced agent in the Behavioral Analysis Unit ...
Ike: Countdown to D-Day
The story of the senior-level preparations for the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 from the time of Dwight D. Eisenhower's appointment as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, to the establishment of...
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The crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet as they travel toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth, when the old enemy, the Cylons, come back and destroy the 12 colonies.
A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell that is operating on a global level.
Bruce Wayne, The Batman -- billionaire by day, crime fighter by night -- joined on occasion by Robin and Batgirl.
The telefilm centers on a present-day nuclear plant disaster and its aftermath.
The Girl Next Door
Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardize...
For a long time, Blade has fought against the vampire in the middle of the night. After falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is forced to join forces wi...
North Shore is an American prime-time soap opera It centered around the staff and guests of the fictional Grand Waimea Hotel and Resort on Oahu's North Shore in Hawaii.
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2 Fast 2 Furious
It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of " dirty" money for a shady Miami-based import-export dealer C...
Jared Stone is an 1880's federal marshal with old-style crime-solving techniques. The marshal is constantly challenged as he brings together a team consisting of an abrasive yet gifted scientist and a...
When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss.
When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.
When a young couple buys their dream home, they don't know what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to do.
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CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve gruesome murders. The Miami C...
The Twilight Zone
A 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone, with actor Forest Whittaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host.
Without a Trace
The FBI's Missing Persons Unit in New York City was the subject of the series.
With a spate of violence that rocks the inner city, L.A.P.D. and ex-Marine John Kross investigates its cause: a new drug called Chaos. With help from his partner Carpenter, they delve into the mystery...
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The Huntress is an American TV series that appeared on the USA Network over subsequent summers of the 2000 and 2001 television seasons. It was inspired by a book about the real bounty hunter, Dottie T...
What Lies Beneath
When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling ...
Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, h...
The Base 2: Guilty as Charged
US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch...
After being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known as "The Engineer", a shady police detective becomes involved in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness.
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The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics, all working the same fictional 55th precinct during the 3pm to 11pm shift as the 'T...
A shady cop gets in over his head when he frames his partner during a drug scam.
A group of teenagers rob a bank, causing a deadly standoff.
Rites of Passage
A father and his two sons go on holiday together hoping to reconcile some of their differences, but when the arrival of two escaped convicts interrupts their vacation, the three men must cooperate in ...
J.W. Garrison, the head of a top-secret sub agency of the United Nations, discovers that a team of terrorists, led by the murderous Oliver Maxwell, plan on producing a bomb carrying an anthrax virus t...
The Bates Motel has terrible secrets of its own, and a young woman arrives there. Although this version is in color, features a different cast, and is set in 1998, it is closer to a shot-for-shot rema...
When a huge fireball hurtles towards the Earth the authorities have only hours to react before temperatures soar beyond human tolerance.
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A high-tech security firm in Los Angeles is the setting for a world of espionage, threats, investigations, and surveillance.
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation
A group of heroic warriors have only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed, they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever en...
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The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Reverend Eric Camden and his wife Annie have always had their hands full caring for seven children, not to mention the friends, sweethearts and spouses that continually come and go in the Camden house...
One Good Turn
Matt, a home arcade games programmer runs into an old acquaintance who saved his life years earlier from a burning automobile. The rescuer, Simon, is down on his luck, living like a bum. The grateful ...
Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the p...
In 2036, Earth has been invaded and there is hope with the last Robo Warrior.
Boys on the Side
Jane, a nightclub singer, responded to a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner after breaking up with her girlfriend. On their journey from New ...
Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
In a future where a cop with instant field judiciary powers is the most famous judge, he is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderer escapes.
Across the Moon
Two young women bond while living together out in the California desert to be close to their boyfriends who are serving time at the nearby state prison.
There is a doctor named Dr. The license of a man who performed experiments on dying patients in cellular regeneration was revoked. He returned to the hospital that condemned his work after a couple of...
Miracle on 34th Street
Susan Walker has doubts about Santa Claus. Her mother told her the secret about Santa a long time ago, but after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is ...
Confessions of a Hitman
A former hitman named Bruno steals some cash from his mobster uncle. He plans to go to Tahiti, but things go wrong and he finds himself headed for Vegas via Death Valley in a comandeered airport limou...
An advertising man is slowly sliding downhill. When he is fired from his job in Detroit, he signs up for unemployment. One day they find him a job: teaching thinking skills to Army recruits. He arrive...
Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's...
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Walker, Texas Ranger
Modern-day Texas Ranger, Cordell Walker's independent crime-solving methods have their roots in the rugged traditions of the Old West. Walker's closest friend is former Ranger, C.D. Parker, who retire...
The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files are marginalized, unsolved cases involving supernatural phenomena. Scully is assigned to make scientific analyses ...
A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is seduced by a w...
It's the roaring twenties in Berlin. The Tigress, a gorgeous, wild, and very independent street walker, falls for a handsome grifter. When one of her lovers gets jealous, she betrays him and has to sk...
Thriller about three friends who work in an advertising agency, one of whom has a nervous breakdown. Upon her recovery, she embarks upon an affair with her former employer's husband, with deadly conse...
Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a gold hunter and a mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the clutches of a man who mistreats him is about to be made into a movie...
When personal and creative differences threaten to destroy a musical supergroup during the recording of an album, studio guitar player McQueen is brought in to smooth out the tracks. Soon he is recons...
A male prison escapee heads for his hidden loot, electronically attached to a female prisoner.
Kojak: None So Blind
After a flighty young woman accidentally witnesses a Mob hit in an Italian restaurant, New York Police Inspector Theo Kojak must both protect her from an unscrupulous Dutch hitman, and bring Mob kingp...
Valerie's (Amanda Peterson) prosecutor mom is trying to put away Adam (Christopher Atkins), an alleged serial killer on trial for murdering six women. But he's so charming that the teenage Valerie jus...
Stubborn detective Tom Mackey, assigned to a Los Angeles murder case involving a couple of serial killings, gets increasingly frustrated with the dead end leads he's following and the lack of apprecia...
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
The first segment features an animated mummy stalking selected student victims; the second tale tells the story of a "cat from hell" who cannot be killed and leaves a trail of victims behind it; the t...
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Tales from the Crypt
The Crypt Keeper is the host of these fun and frightening ventures based on the classic E.C. Back in the day, there were stories in the comics. Pick up your poison when you shamble up to the bar. Are ...
The Dream Team
They were in the hospital rec room playing ping-pong this morning. They're lost in New York and have been framed for murder. This was never covered in group therapy.
Desperado: The Outlaw Wars
Duell McCall visits his old girlfriend, Nora, and learns that she gave birth to his child. He wants to stay but he is still a wanted man. So, Sheriff Campbell suggests that if he brings in this noto...
Portland, Oregon, was founded in 1971. The charismatic leader of a peculiar quartet, formed by his wife, Dianne, and another couple, Rick and Nadine, who skillfully steal from drugstores and hospital ...
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The Clan of the Cave Bear
Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insis...
The hard-boiled saga of hair-trigger cop Lieutenant Mike Torello and his obsessive pursuit of ruthless gangster Ray Luca.
Band of the Hand
An Indian Vietnam veteran trains five street punks in the Everglades to fight vice in Miami.
This actioner is set in a remote, heavily forested area in Northern California where marijuana growers raise their illegal crops and run whole communities with their terrorist tactics and wealth. The ...
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Robert McCall is a former agent of a secret government agency who is now running his own private crime fighting operation where he fashions himself as "The Equalizer." It is a service for victims of t...
The Mystic Warrior
The Mystic Warrior is a 1984 TV movie about a band of Native American Sioux and the efforts of one man to save his people from destruction through the use of mysterious powers handed down by ancestors...
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The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end prostitution was centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny and Tubbs, who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug...
The Cotton Club
The lives and loves of entertainers and mobsters collide in Harlem's Cotton Club as it becomes a hub of passion and violence.
The Mystic Warrior
Saga about a proud band of Sioux Indians, and the efforts of one brave to save his people from destruction through the use of mysterious powers handed down by ancestors.
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The Hitchhiker is a mystery anthology series that aired from 1983 to 1987 on HBO and First Choice in Canada. The series later moved to the USA Network from 1989 to 1991.
A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him in order to track down a killer.
There is a police detective named Benson. He was ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk named Kerwin, after a series of murders in the Gay community. In order to be noticed, they have to be ...
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Hill Street Blues
There is a realistic glimpse into the daily lives of the officers and detectives.
An ancient Indian warrior who has reached the end of his life is brought back from his 'death' to save his family from a raiding party of enemy Indians in this unique story of 'Indians without a singl...
Several gay men were brutally murdered and dismembered in New York's S/M and leather districts. Steve Burns was sent to the streets as a decoy for the murderer. He has to learn the rules and signals o...
The Long Riders
The origins, exploits and ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.
Cyrus called for a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take control of the city. Cyrus was killed at the meeting by a rival leader, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors...
On the Yard
Chilly (Waites) is "top con" on the yard, a title that gives him absolute power. Power to make the rules. Power to kill. When a young con (Heard) confronts Chilly's power, he learns the vicious price ...
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