The Wiz (1978)(1978)
"2 hrs. 13 min. In this Sidney Lumet-directed Motown rendition of THE WIZARD OF OZ, Diana Ross plays a soulful Dorothy, accompanied by a cast peppered with R&B stars such as Roberta Flack and Luther Vandross." Cast and Credits Starring: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted...
Based on the Tony-winning musical, The Wiz places a urban twist on The Wizard of Oz. Diana Ross plays Dorothy, a shy kindergarten teacher who's "never been below 125th Street". During a large family dinner, her dog Toto escapes into a blizzard. She chases him, and is swept up by a cyclone to the Lan...
Witness For The Prosecution(1957)
This was Billy Wilder's adaptation of an Agatha Christie story with an all-star cast.
A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial.
Without You I'm Nothing(1990)
Based on Sandra Bernhard's off-Broadway show of the same name, this film follows the comedian as she attempts to win over a less-than-enthusiastic audience with her satirical portrayals of a variety of popular figures and stereotypes.
An alien creature stalks human prey.
Without a Trace(1983)
It started like an ordinary morning for six-year-old Alex Selky. He got out of bed, got dressed, didn't eat his breakfast (he gave it to the family dog), said goodbye to his mother, and headed off to school. But somewhere along the short two-block walk, the young boy disappeared. Now, his mom, Su...
Without A Paddle(2004)
After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood promise by going on a camping expedition for the lost D.B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.
One of two filmed biographies of late track star Steve Prefontaine to be produced in the late '90s, Without Limits comes from director Robert Towne, who previously took a stab at the track-star drama with his directorial debut, 1982's Personal Best. Billy Crudup stars as the ill-fated athlete who ov...
Without a Clue(1988)
A comic twist on the classic Sherlock Holmes story. Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. Watson scripts all of Holmes' solutions, having discovered that while people would believe in Holmes, no one was ready to accept, "Dr. Watson, C...