Michael C. Lerner (born June 22, 1941) is an American actor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Barton Fink (1991). Lerner has also played Arnold Rothstein in Eight Men Out (1988), Phil Gillman in Amos & Andrew (1993), The Warden in No Escape (1994), Mayor Ebert in Roland Emmerich's Godzilla (1998), Mr. Greenway in Elf (2003), and Senator Brickman in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).
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Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein
When actor David Harbour finds lost footage of his father's disastrous televised stage play of a literary classic, he uncovers shocking family secrets.
In present day Detroit, where the influence of organized crime has diminished, one of the lasting crime syndicates begins to fall apart when lies, mystery and betrayal consume the trust which holds th...
People have been asking questions about God since the dawn of humankind and humanity's disagreements about the nature of God have often led to ethnic and religious warfare, the suppression of women, a...
When a new kid in town is given an assignment to interview an older person, he turns to his neighbor for help. That new connection leads to unexpected journeys for both of them, as Ed is adjusting to ...
X-Men: Days of Future Past
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past in order to s...
1000 to 1
A college basketball player is in the hospital. He wants to find meaning in his life both on and off the basketball court.
Somebody Marry Me
David can inherit his father’s vast fortune on one condition: he has to get married. The problem is he only has mere hours to find his bride-to-be.
Daanyik is a nine year-old Russian boy whose family emigrates to the United States in the late nineteen-seventies to pursue the American Dream. Daanyik's childhood was interrupted overnight as he was ...
When Sid learns that his father is looking for an old flame, the two begin a journey to mend their relationship. An exploration of the ever-evolving relationship between a father and son, the women in...
An evil queen wants to marry a prince. He doesn't like being in love with Snow White. It was a battle of both good and bad. The bad will be launched by Snow White. The person was evil.
The Bannen Way
The Bannen Way is a slick, sexy, action-packed show about Neal Bannen, a charming con-man with a police chief for a father, a mob boss for an uncle and a weakness for beautiful women, who wants to tur...
Wax On, Fuck Off
Ralph Macchio, once a former teen idol, once on the top the world of the 80s. Now he is a family man with a loving wife and the nicest man in Hollywood....That is the problem. Because he never once pa...
Pete Smalls Is Dead
Two friends attend an old friend's funeral and discover there is more to his death than they thought.
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Life During Wartime
In an almost war-torn world with comedy and pathos, friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning. The film is about happiness.
In this musical comedy, optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester tries to refuel his own passion while reinventing the high school's glee club and challenging a group of outcasts to realize their...
A Serious Man
Larry Gopnik was told by his wife that she was leaving him. She is in love with a man she knows.
The Bannen Way
The Bannen Way is an American crime drama web series starring Mark Gantt as Neal Bannen, a third generation criminal who wants to get out of the con man lifestyle he's been living. The show officially...
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In reality and his own interior world, Felix Bonhoeffer has lived in two states of existence. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix i...
Dirty Sexy Money
The Darling family's obscene wealth and enormous power makes them easy targets for their rivals, enemies, and the tabloids. Patriarch Tripp uses his money and influence to shield his five adult chil...
Love and Other Disasters
The British edition of Vogue magazine has a flighty Emily "Jacks" Jackson working for them. Jacks lives with a gay writer named Peter Simon. Jacks was unaware that Paolo was in love with her when she ...
Art School Confidential
The main character pursued his passion for art school after his childhood attempts at illustration. As he learns how the art world works, he has to adapt his vision.
The Last Time
Ted is the top salesman in the New York office of a business machine company, the corporate stock lives by quarterly sales numbers, and the economy may be in a downturn. Ted's company says a new produ...
When Do We Eat?
An old school dad is as tough on his sons as his father is on him. One of the boys gave his dad a dose of hallucinogenic ecstasy in order to give him a new perspective.
The gay son of a conservative senator who is also the poster boy for his father's re-election befriends a gay activist who is bent on destroying the hypocritical campaign.
A young man from New Jersey visiting his cousin in Los Angeles is mistaken for a New York artist.
Nobody Knows Anything!
An aspiring filmmaker learns that success in Hollywood doesn't come as easy as she suspected as she attempts to discover the formula to success. When the guidance of her helpful has-been uncle fails t...
The Calcium Kid
When a milkman accidentally puts Britain's contender for the World title out of action, he is catapulted from amateur boxer to the world stage and announced as the replacement contender for the champi...
When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he is transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. He can't shake the feeling that he doesn't b...
101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure
Being one of 101 takes its toll on Patch, who doesn't feel unique. He met his hero on moving day.
When a bag of money goes missing from a casino, Chris O'Donnell has to retrieve it. The bag can be found at the Waitress and the Drifter. As the bag's journey continues, more characters, including the...
Mockingbird Don't Sing
The tragic true story of one of the worst cases of child abuse ever documented, in which a girl was locked in a room without social contact for nearly thirteen years, and what happened when she was fi...
The grand opening of a store will feature an actor from a popular show. On his journey to and appearance at the Kmart, he learns lessons about his career, celebrity, human nature, and his marital prob...
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My Favorite Martian
Tim O'Hara was fired for having sex with his boss' daughter. He witnessed the crash of a small Martian craft and realized that he had a chance to deliver a story that would rock the earth. The Martian...
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Sexually-based heinous offenses are considered by the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...
The Mod Squad
Three minor delinquints are recruited by a cop working undercover to bust a drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder and ...
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...
The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his wife, Robin, and moves into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corne...
Tale of the Mummy
A long time ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a Prince was buried and his tomb cursed so that no man would ever suffer from his evil ways again. The cursed seal of the tomb was broken by a group ...
Judy Tenuta is an ex-child star.
When a ship is attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Everything in Manhattan is destroyed by the giant lizard. A brutal battle ensues whe...
Two people are mistaken for crackers. The local hoodlums pressed the two into service and they are at odds with their professional colleagues. She doesn't date mobsters because she has a romantic inte...
The Beautician and the Beast
The story is about a New York City hairdresser who was hired as a school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
For Richer or Poorer
Brad and his wife have financial problems. It becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant took millions of dollars from them. Forced to go on the lam, Brad and Caroline end up i...
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Courthouse ran on CBS from September to November 1995. The series was executive produced by Deborah Joy LeVine. The series was ranked during the research. In December 1995, CBS replaced 1 hour Holiday...
A Pyromaniac's Love Story
The son of a hair-piece mogul is involved in a fire. In exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroyed his workplace, he is offered a bribe. Garet doesn't think someone else would take cred...
No Way Back
An FBI agent tries to find the person who killed his partner. Mafiaso Frank Serlano's only son died in the same operation and was kidnapped to hold as bait. The action gets crazy when Mary is taken ho...
Girl in the Cadillac
A runaway teenage girl and a drifter rob a bank, hit the road to elude the Texas Rangers and find love on the run.
WBN, a fourth radio network, is going to start in 1939. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough,Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an domineerin...
The Road to Wellville
An unhappy young couple visit a spa in Battle Creek, Michigan, while a young hustler tries to get into the breakfast-cereal business.
Absolom is a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die in the year 2022. John Robbins, who was convicted of murdering a commanding officer, is trying to escape the island in o...
The 11-year-old is fed up with his family. A money-laundering criminal gave a boy a blank check after nearly hitting him with his car. After making a $1 million check, he went on a spending spree. His...
Amos & Andrew
The police mistake a successful black writer for a criminal when he buys a vacation home in New England. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver realized his mistake and offered a th...
A week in the life of a child newspaper seller. When their publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, tries to squeeze a little more profit out of their labours, they organize a strike only to be confronted with the...
The Comrades of Summer
For a grudgingly resentful, recently fired baseball manager from the States, teaching a team of Russian wanna-be baseball players the finer points of the all-American game is no easy task. He sometime...
Blood Drips Heavily on Newsie Square
A washed up actor is trying to get a role in a Disney movie, Newsies, by showing up on the back lot of Universal Studios in Hollywood, California. Mr was dismissed by the director. He was thrown off t...
A renowned New York playwright is offered to write for the movies in California and discovers the truth about Hollywood.
Omen IV: The Awakening
Two attorneys adopted a girl named Delia. Karen hired a private investigator to find the parents of her baby who was born under suspicious circumstances. A series of bizarre accidents occur, and Karen...
Any Man's Death
The only clues to a photographer's disappearance are a roll of film. Following the trail found in the photos, a veteran reporter finds himself in the middle of events as they escalate into war, leavin...
Made in Hollywood
Steeped in irony, Made in Hollywood depicts the personal and cultural mediation of reality and fantasy, desire and identity, by the myths of television and cinema. Quoting from a catalogue of popular ...
A painter is accused. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him.
Maniac Cop 2
A cop and a serial killer are working together.
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Tales from the Crypt
The Crypt Keeper has fun and frightening things to do. Back in the day, there were stories in the comics. Pick up your poison at the bar. Will honeymooners fulfill their vow?
Sugar Ray is the owner of an illegal casino and has to contend with vicious mobsters and corrupt police who want to see him go out of business. The 1920s were a good time for organised crime and polic...
The King of Love
The founder of the publishing empire realized that his rise to power was costly.
Hands of a Stranger
A New York cop is looking for his wife's rapist.
A man with an interest in human eyeballs goes on a killing spree to get eyeballs for his mother. There is a strange turn in reality for the characters and the audience.
That Secret Sunday
A police cover-up of the murder of two young women at a wild party is complicated by the possible faking of a story by an overzealous young reporter seeking instant newspaper stardom.
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Jack Scalia, Jay Acovone, Edward Winter, and John Matuszak were in Hollywood Beat. The show aired on Saturday night.
The Department of External Services in the United States has an agent named MacGyver. During the Vietnam War, MacGyer was a bomb team technician. He solved complex problems with everyday materials, al...
Movers & Shakers
The Head of Production made a terrible promise to his dying friend. "Love in Sex" is a best-selling sex manual and he intends to make a major movie out of it. Joe enlisted the help of a depressed scre...
This Child Is Mine
Fact-based story about an unwed teen (Nancy McKeon) who fought a major court battle to recover her infant daughter from adoptive parents (Lindsay Wagner, Chris Sarandon).
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...
Five survivors of a Nazi concentration camp are members of a San Diego mah jongg club. A doctor from the camp was the owner of a restaurant. He served a few years for his crimes after being tried as a...
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The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, whil...
Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he goes to where she grew up--a rural town in the midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He me...
Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess
The life and times of Rita Hayworth.
At their tenth-year reunion, the class of '72 are going through the motions until Walter Baylor, driven insane by a senior-year prank, escapes from the mental institution and crashes the party. When g...
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Hill Street Blues
You can see what the detectives are up to.
A celebrated heart surgeon is Thomas Vrain. It was against the advice of the Ethics Committee. Vrain will perform the first artificial heart transplant.
The Postman Always Rings Twice
There is an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner in this remake of the 1946 movie. A chain of events begins with this.
The Baltimore Bullet
Two people are trying to set up a game.
Coast to Coast
Madie escaped from a New York state mental hospital where her unwholesome husband had her committed to avoid the trial of a expensive divorce. Madie and a debt-ridden truck driver are going back to Ca...
A patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border has just been murdered by his partner. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for Scooter's death, but the feds insist that drug de...
This Year's Blonde
The beginning of Marilyn Monroe's career as an actress.
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Hart to Hart [Pilot]
A friend of Jonathan Hart was killed in a car accident after leaving a health farm. The Harts went undercover to find out what happened when he was troubled.
Hart to Hart
The self-made millionaire and his journalist wife are amateur detectives.
A neo-Nazi Doctor tries to make a superwoman of his daughter who has been fed, exercised and Conditioned since she was a child to run in the Olympics.
Ruby and Oswald
A docudrama about the events surrounding the assassination of the 35th United States President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, in 1963, based on eyewitness and other testimonies.
A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
The life of Lou Gehrig and his wife Eleanor are portrayed in a film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball field. Lou had a feud with Babe Ruth. Anyone interested in baseball can wa...
An aspiring musician is released from prison and finds that a song he had written while in jail has been stolen and made into a hit record by a country music superstar. When his confrontation with the...
Killer on Board
When a deadly virus begins killing off passengers and crew, the passengers on the cruise ship are seized by panic.
The Other Side of Midnight
She thinks Larry Douglas will marry her when he falls in love with her. He returns to the U.S and weds Catherine. She vows revenge on her onetime lover even though she has found a new one and started ...
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The strength of Hercules, the speed of Mercury, and the beauty of Aphrodite make her Wonder Woman. Diana Prince was Wonder Woman's assistant and went to America in the 1940s. Wonder Woman has a golden...
A Cry for Help
A talk-radio host who specializes in abusing and insulting his audience got a call from a girl who said she was going to commit suicide. He tried to get his audience to help find the girl before she m...
Starsky & Hutch
Streetwise Detective David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson are patrolling the streets.
F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood
The story of an author. Scott Fitzgerald stayed in Hollywood to write for films twice, once in 1927 at the height of his fame, and again in 1937 when he arrived with little money, enormous expenses an...
The Dream Makers
A college president becomes the president of a record company, and finds himself enmeshed in a payola scandal.
Starsky and Hutch
A young couple in a car exactly like Starsky's is killed by hitmen and word is out on the street that there's a contract out on Starsky and Hutch. A TV-pilot that was an ABC Movie of the Week turned i...
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
Sarah was unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and started drinking in secret. The first time alcohol is used, it provides comfort and release. Her life spirals out of control after that.
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The Rockford Files
L.A is likable. A lot of them are taken by PI Jim Rockford. An ex-con sent to the slammer for a crime he didn't commit, Rockford takes on cases others don't want, aided by his tough old man, his lawye...
Harry O, sometimes spelled Harry-O, is an American crime drama series that aired for two seasons on ABC from 1974 to 1976. The series starred David Janssen and was executive produced by Jerry Thorpe. ...
Reflections of Murder
The principal's mistress and wife are going to kill the boy. He was dumped in a swimming pool. Unusual circumstances show that he is alive and well.
Sergeant "Pepper" Anderson, an undercover cop for the Criminal Conspiracy Unit of the Los Angeles Police Department, posed for pictures with prostitutes and mob girls.
The American sitcom "Rhod" had over 100 episodes from 1974 to 1978. In The Mary Tyler Moore Show,Harper played the role of the Jewish neighbor and best friend of Mary Richards. She returned to her hom...
Officer Newman doesn't have a reputation of being a straight arrow because he avoids conflict. In this police drama, his honesty is put to the test when he and his partner discover a international dru...
The crime boss is being brought to justice by two vice squad officers. Two cops dressed as gays raid a bar.
A cop on the narcotics squad falls in love with a junkie who can help him catch a killer.
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The medical drama and action-adventure genres are combined in Emergency! It was distributed by Universal Studios. It ran until May 28, 1977 and had six additional two-hour television films during the ...
Bill McKay is a candidate. There is a Senate in the state of California. He wants to change the establishment because he doesn't have a chance of winning.
The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. They have to have fun. Revenge jokes like the doctors, nurses, administrators, and soldiers.
The Bob Newhart Show
The first 142 episodes of The Bob Newhart Show aired on CBS. Bob Newhart plays a psychologist. The audience was watching the show.
The Streets of San Francisco
Two police officers. Murders and other serious crimes are investigated by Inspector Keller and Stone. Stone was a second father to Keller as he learned the ins and outs of detective work.
George Peppard was the star of Banacek, an American detective TV series that aired on the NBC network from 1972 to 1974. The NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie anthology was a part of the series. It was the ...
A professional thief tries to break free from his past but has to do one last job to pay off a gambling debt
The Ski Bum
A ski instructor tries to teach a bunch of crazy people how to ski while dealing with everyone who wants his attention.
Marriage: Year One
A medical student married a millionaire's daughter and insists they live on his money.
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The Odd Couple
Felix and Oscar are no longer together. Felix and Oscar are neat and tidy. They share an apartment in Manhattan.
Alex in Wonderland
Alex Morrison is the director of his first movie. In its previews, the movie is considered a critical, artistic and commercial success. Alex has a choice as to what his next project will be. He fantas...
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Ironside ran on NBC from September 14, 1967 to January 16, 1975. Raymond Burr was a paraplegic Chief of Detectives on the show. Ironside. The character appeared in a TV movie. The show was originally ...
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That Girl ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971 Marlo Thomas plays Ann Marie, an aspiring actress who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New York to try to make it big in New York City. To support herself in...
When Zack, a 20-something writer, moves from Maine to Hollywood to pursue his career dreams, he meets his favorite actress, Sally, who hires him on the spot to be her personal assistant, and so much m...
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