Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a television station which features a 1950s-style sci-fi movie interspersed with a series of wild commercials, wacky shorts and weird specials, this lampoon of contemporary life and pop culture skewers some of the silliest spectacles ever created in the name of entertainment. A truly outrageous look at the best of the worst that television has to offer.
An innocent college student is tossed into a jungle hellhole where she must fight for her life against an evil wardress, psycho inmates, voodoo experiments and the incredible torture machine.
Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in fact Amazonian women who are controlled by Hera. "Hercules and the Amazon Women" is the first movie-length pilot episode of the television series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys".
When a well-known environmental researcher is murdered in the Amazon jungle, an arrogant photojournalist joins forces with a beautiful young activist to find out who is responsible. Along they way, they fall in love as they discover the men responsible for the killing would be more than willing to murder again if it will keep them quiet.
Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and educated local woman warns him about the possible consequences to the rain forest. Kari has mixed feelings about the project, until an accident puts him in the care of a local Indian tribe.
Eleven-year-old Ada experiences that her father forgets to pick her up at the airport. She is invited to a neighbor’s house to wait for him. There she meets Julia, a girl her age. Julia disapproves of being told to play with Ada. The two girls measure forces in the northern Norwegian nature. Free from the adult gaze they are approaching each other and a new identity.
A film crew tracks a group of researchers and their breakthrough disease research. While battling through the rain-forest, things turn deadly leaving them fighting to survive.
Explore the mysterious Amazon through the amazing IMAX experience. Amazon celebrates the beauty, vitality and wonder of the rapidly disappearing rain forest.
amazon is a 16mm film projection of an androgynous figure shooting. A fast edit gives this minute and a half long film the sense of a single shot.
In a post-apocalyptic world, a camp of Amazon women is raided by a gang of murderous bandits, who kill everyone in the camp except one small girl. She grows up to be a mercenary, and one day she takes a job escorting the two daughters of a powerful warlord across a river. She finds out that the job turns out to be more dangerous than she thought, and she runs into someone from her past she thought she'd never see again. Written by [email protected]
Amazon Obhijaan will see daredevil adventurer Shankar Choudhury traverse the length and breadth of South America, including the legendary Amazon in search of the mythical city of gold.
This film follows scientist Henry Bates as he explores the Amazon for proof of natural selection.
Sinfonia Amazônica, or Amazon Symphony, was Brazil's first animated feature-length film, produced entirely by Anélio Lattini Filho over five years and finished in 1951. Like Disney's Fantasia, it tells several folk stories over orchestral music.
Documentary about the conflicts currently involving the Amazon. The film captures the everyday activity of several social groups fighting for their space, such as indians, landowners, landless workers, prospectors, among others. Scientists, specialists and public figures are interviewed, aiming to map out the current state of things and the consequences of the human occupation of the Brazilian Amazon.
Naked Amazon (Portuguese: Feitiço do Amazonas) is a 1954 Brazilian adventure film directed by Zygmunt Sulistrowski. It was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival.
Amazon Falls tells the story of a faded B-movie actress JANA who refuses to let go of her dream of being a star. Famous for her roles in Amazon movies where she portrayed a variety of pre-Xena warrior-princesses, she desperately tries to keep her leg in the B-movie game, and pursues her career with a zealous fervor.
A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.
A middle aged woman declares war on the heavy industry in her town. She resorts to sabotage and is willing to risk everything for nature and these virgin highlands… until a Ukrainian orphan enters her life.
SHAMANS OF THE AMAZON is a personal account of filmmaker Dean Jefferys as he returns to the Amazon with his partner and one year old daughter. They journey deep into the Ecuadorian rainforest to learn about and experience the ancient ayahuasca healing ceremony. The film brings to the viewer an intimate and fascinating look at the shamans of the Amazon, and the life that is threatened by ecological destruction.
Thomas Dekker is a diamond cutter attempting to reclaim his right to a portion of a rubber empire in the early part of the twentieth century. Tom travels to Brazil to uncover the fate of his father and along the way meets Teresa, a local girl who offers to be his guide in the jungle. Eventually, they encounter three armed men who take them to Lobato, a bandit who knew his father. Once convinced that Tom is his friend's son, Lobato tells him a lengthy story which culminates with his meeting Tom's father, who rescued him from drowning. With the help of "flashbacks" from an obscure South American feature, Tom learns what really became of his father.
Amazon was a syndicated television show created by Peter Benchley. It was developed by Canadian production companies Alliance Atlantis Communications & WIC Entertainment and German company Beta Film GmbH. The 22 episodes of the series were in first-run syndication between 1999 and 2000. The drama series focused on the six survivors of a crashed airline flight in the Brazilian Amazon jungle. The group soon comes into contact with a Native American tribe, and relations are anything but friendly. The group is taken in by a mysterious tribe, who descended from 16th century British colonists who were lost in Amazon. Relations with the Chosen are tenuous at best. Most of the group escapes the Chosen only to stir up a hornets nest with a tribe of cannibals, led by an insane American woman bent on domination of all the local tribes. The first season ended in a cliff-hanger, and a second season was never produced. The series retained sufficient interest that it was released on DVD in 2011. A novelization of the 2-hour pilot was written by Rob MacGregor, and a mass-market paperback was released by Harper on 8 Aug 2000. The German title was Amazonas - Gefangene des Dschungels.
Documentary series exploring the wildlife in the Amazon.
Amazon Fishbowl was a short-lived online talk show on Amazon.com hosted by Bill Maher that featured information and interviews related to recently released books, music, and movies. Amazon Fishbowl debuted on June 1, 2006 and was discontinued in late 2007 after 12 episodes. An Amazon spokesman said the show was created to eliminate the "separation between the artist discovery experience and the follow-up purchase opportunity".
Kamen Rider Amazon is a Japanese tokusatsu television series. The fourth installment to be produced as part of the Kamen Rider Series, the series aired in Japan from late 1974 to early 1975 on NET and the Mainichi Broadcasting System.The series starred Tōru Okazaki as the title character, Daisuke Yamamoto (Kamen Rider Amazon).
This comprehensive cinematic portrait of Europe's second-longest river presents scenes of breathtaking beauty along the banks of the Danube and investigates the tension between humans and nature, civilization and wilderness. Dams and power stations alternate with sections of natural wilderness along this mighty river, which flows through great cities such as Vienna and Budapest.
The South American continent is a land of great extremes, stretching from the Antarctic to the Equator. It has the planet's greatest river system, longest mountain chain, biggest and richest rainforest and driest desert. Using the latest camera techniques, including infrared night vision cameras, rarely seen animals are revealed, while a special aerial camera soars over the continent, revealing an entirely new perspective on its varied and dramatic landscape.
Tracing the giant river from its origins, high in the Andes, to its end, where it meets the sea on Brazil's Atlantic coast, Parry stays with the many and varied tribes who are desperately trying to maintain their way of life in a rapidly disappearing landscape.
Ed Stafford and Luke Collyer set out to walk the entire length of the Amazon River. Over seven thousand kilometres of the toughest terrain on the planet. Teeming with deadly wildlife and a battleground for the criminal drugs trade.
The story of Amazon natives and how the destruction of their natural environment changed their lives.
Ross Kemp looks into the socio-economic and environmental pressures facing the Amazon regions of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.
The series revolves around a race of genetically-engineered mutants known as Amazons, around four thousand of which are set loose into a city after a mysterious lab accident. Though normally able to mimic humans and live peaceful lives, the Amazons transform into ravenous flesh-eating monsters when the medicinal suppressant within their armlets runs out after two to three years.
Las Amazonas is a Venezuelan telenovela that was produced by and seen on Venevisión. This telenovela lasted 105 episodes and was distributed internationally by Venevisión International.
Victoriano Santos, owner of the ranch ‘Las Dianas’ and purebred horse breeder, has worked very hard his entire life and today he is the owner of a big emporium of dairy products processing. When he was a poor young man, he met Inés Huerta and they fell in love for good. Ever since then, Inés became his engine, his support, and his unconditional companion... but Loreto Guzmán’s malice separated them in the worst way since he raped Inés and, being pregnant and humiliated, she was compelled to move away. Victoriano ignored that Inés was abused and, believing she was an ungrateful woman, accepted to protect Diana, the wife of Vicente Mendoza, his best friend and owner of ‘Las Dianas’, when he was tragically killed. Vicente’s murder was attributed to Loreto, but Victoriano was a suspect, too. Loreto was sent to prison and Victoriano married Diana. Soon later, Inés retu
'The Big Six' sees the Death and Glory boys framed for setting several boats free from their moorings. Tom, Dot and Dick turn detective to help their chums out.