This in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities.
By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary discovers why modern TT riders still risk their lives to win the world's most dangerous race. The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is the greatest motorcycle road race in the world, the ultimate challenge for rider and machine. It has always called for a commitment far beyond any other racing event, and many have made the ultimate sacrifice in their quest for victory. A story about freedom of choice, the strength of human spirit and the will to win. It's also an examination of what motivates those rare few, this elite band of brothers who risk everything to win.
A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Starting with a Nazi plan to steal the Rimet Trophy from Italy during World War II, the story unfolds like a great caper film. Our hero, Ottorino Barassi, a mild-mannered Italian soccer official, tries to protect a valued treasure.
An obsessed fan and his mother kidnap former 'scream queens' and force them to reenact their famous film roles...with deadly results.
The growing obsession of parents in the scholastic athletic competition of their children is the focus of this first installment in HBO Sports innovative new documentary series. Each new edition spotlights a topic or person whose impact on the sports world is undeniable, opening with a brief overview, followed by a verite documentary and a roundtable discussion.
Over its thirteen year history, Camel Trophy has become the world's greatest amateur adventure expedition, testing both man and machinery to their limits. From dense jungle tracks to flooded savannah plains, Camel Trophy '92 covered some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery in South America. Equipped with identically prepared Land Rover Discoverys, the sixteen amateur teams from four continents set off from Manaus, Brazil on their 1600km journey, covering some of the remotest and formidable territory in the world before reaching their destination of Georgetown, Guyana. Participants soon realise that no one man can hope to achieve this goal alone. Team work, patience and above all, a sense of humour play a vital role if the convoy is to reach its final destination.
A committee made up to investigate illegal masonry in Yugoslavia causes more problems both for the builders and government, and in fact no one have any use of it. The pressure from all sides makes committee work less diligently.
To win the celebrity and self-made wealth he craves, an aimless, twenty-something Manhattan playboy devises a film based on his party-boy, club-going lifestyle, and hires a self-destructive aspiring playwright to ghost the feature script. As the mismatched pair struggles to complete the script and get a handle on their misdirected lives, they reveal the sometimes comedic, sometimes tragic behaviors of 'Generation Y'- a generation taught to believe each was incomparably special and messianically gifted. Though they begin to vie for the affections of the same girl, and their chance at success and happiness threatens to crumble, they ultimately each find their own, unique life truths.
A woman falls in love with a man, but is wronged by him and his brother. She then tries to exact revenge on him, his brother and his new lover.
A teenager's routine visit to her father's vacation home turns steamy when she finds herself unexpectedly attracted to her father's fiancée.
Trophy is a short film about Jen and Jason, two estranged siblings that must spend a weekend going through their late father's apartment. However things don't go according to plan when Jason brings his new girlfriend unannounced.
Two rival gangs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, led by Gino (Robert Miano) and Cole (Michael Madsen), are vying for control. Danny (Michael Masini), an LAPD undercover police detective, goes deep into gangland to infiltrate one gang to bring down both.
Kate Graham believed to have a perfect marriage, but after not touching her for months her husband Duke Fairbanks, who had an affair with her friend Diana Coles, demands a divorce. She waves the prenuptial-fixed sum of nearly a million dollars, so he lets her have the house temporarily while he lives on the yacht; his corpse is found there shortly after. An unknown man who claims he killed Duke 'for her' demands 10% of his vast inheritance. When her gay friend is arrested, without bail, she asks her lawyer to defend him. The killer orders her to have dinner, shakes the Seattle PD detective Paul Tannon, proves he knows her preferences, explains how he set Jim up and doubles his tariff to 20% now she has two lives to pay off. The unknown killer is actually a tax official called Mathis...
Competition, expedition or adventure? Camel Trophy is in fact all of these. 1991 and Camel Trophy travels to Africa for the second time in the event's history to tackle a 1600km route over little used tracks and traversing some of the world's most spectacular scenery teeming with precious wildlife. Travelling in identical Land Rover Discoverys the seventeen amateur teams from as many countries set off from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to fight their way through waist deep mud and two metre high elephant grass, climbing the hills of Burundi to the finish in the capital, Bujumbura. The target for the two man crew of each vehicle is to conquer natural obstacles along the way. They soon learn that only team work and determination will help them reach their final goal whilst keeping up a competitive edge through the challenging Special Tasks. Their prize is the Camel Trophy
Camel Trophy 1988 features the wild and seldom, if ever, traversed terrain of the Indonesian isle of Sulawesi. This unforgiving landscape provided the perfect challenge for man and machine, thankfully captured for you to enjoy, over and over again.
Take the characters from a number of sci-fi based animes, a stage not unlike "Wacky Races," super deformed madness, and general insanity and what you get is Scramble Wars. While Scramble Wars does include characters from the original Bubblegum Crisis, Gall Force and Genesis Survivor Gaiarth, it also has a few other characters from other animes such as AD Police and Riding Bean.
Trophy Hunter, a short, fake documentary about illegal wildlife trade that Josh and Benny made for the Turtle Conservancy in 2012. It features the late great New York icon Glenn O’Brien visiting an eccentric Chinese collector.
Story about the last Yugoslavian national soccer cup final, held on May 8, 1991. The match proudly remembered by fans of Croatian side NK Hajduk who defeated Serbian FC Red Star on the eve of subsequent civil war.
The Isle of Man TT 2013 delivered all that was expected of it and more! This sports documentary captures the atmosphere, excitement and sheer speed of the greatest road race on Earth. Michael Dunlop proved he’d come of age as a great road racer with four wins in one week. John McGuinness, Bruce Anstey, Guy Martin and other stars battled Dunlop every inch of the way in some of the closest racing ever seen at the TT. James Hillier and Dean Harrison led the charge for a new generation of road racers while Australian star Josh Brookes set an incredible newcomers lap record in excess of 127mph! It’s all here including brilliant on-board and helicopter footage as well as awesome super-slow-motion shots that will take your breath away.
The third time's the charm, they say, and reformed party girl Kate is hoping that's true when she becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete. They fell into each others' arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and flash forward a year later, Kate finds herself with an instafamily complete with three stepchildren and two ex-wives. But Kate is determined to make this work and become a part of the family no matter what.
The Trophy Room is an Australian sport-themed comedic television quiz show which first screened in 2010 on ABC1. The show is hosted by stand-up comedian Peter Helliar who poses questions to two teams headed by Sports Journalist Amanda Shalala and broadcaster Adam Spencer.
Megan Wants a Millionaire is an American reality television show on VH1 in which former Rock of Love contestant Megan Hauserman has seventeen wealthy single men compete for her love. The show originated from a comment made by Hauserman during an episode of Rock of Love: Charm School, in which she stated that she ideally would like to become a "trophy wife". During the casting process for the series, VH1 asked for single men with a net worth of over $1,000,000. In February 2009, Hauserman stated in an interview that taping of Megan Wants a Millionaire had begun. Hauserman also stated that she was looking for "a mature guy that can handle me and doesn't cry" and stated "He doesn't have to be rich; he has to be stable." Hauserman said she would take the show seriously, it would be "very real". Megan's best friends, Brandi Cunningham from VH1 shows and Cecille Gahr were to appear on the show and try to help Megan with her decisions. The show premiered on Sunday, August 2, 2009. Broadcast of the program was suspended by VH1 on August 19, 2009, after it was announced that contestant Ryan Jenkins was being sought by police for questioning in connection to the murder of his wife, swimsuit model Jasmine Fiore. On August 23, 2009, Jenkins was found dead, of an apparent suicide, at a motel in Hope, British Columbia, Canada. On August 24, 2009, Megan Wants a Millionaire was officially cancelled by VH1. Early reports after the incident occurred indicated that Jenkins was a finalist in the series. It was later confirmed from a contestant's Twitter that Jenkins had placed third in the competition.