Estranged twins Lizzie and Shane are chosen for a Survivor-like popular game show with college scholarships as the prize.
Rick, a down-and-out American boxer, is hired to transport a sword to Japan, unaware that the whole thing is a set up in a bitter blood-feud between two brothers, one who follows the traditional path of the samurai and the other a businessman. At the behest of the businessman, Rick undertakes samurai training from the other brother, but joins his cause. He also becomes romantically involved with the samurai's daughter.
Jailed for his role in a gang heist and ditched by its female leader (Jayne Mansfield), a widower (Anthony Quayle) decides to keep the loot.
Adds serious strength to your entire upper body.
All-out war between the United States and an Asian country is averted when the two sides agree to settle their differences by each choosing a single soldier as champion and having the two men fight to the death on an isolated island.
Bulldog Drummond investigates the murder of a sea captain who died before revealing the location of his hidden gold.
Director Yuri Ancarani crosses the Persian Gulf to accompany a falconer to an important competition, entering the surreal world of wealthy Qatari sheikhs with a passion for amateur falconry. The opulence of this Middle Eastern gas state is on full display as the men race SUVs up and down sand dunes, fly their prized falcons around on private jets, and take their pet cheetahs out for desert spins in their souped-up Ferraris.
Dramatization of the first climbing of the Matterhorn in 1865.
The story of the 1983 America's Cup challenge, where the Australian team financed by business tycoon Alan Bond, finally wrests the cup from the New York Yacht Club, after an unbroken 132 year winning streak.
Welcome to the future. Civilization has been obliterated by natural catastrophes and global economic collapse. In the rotting skeletons of once great cities, the remnants of mankind struggle to survive under the brutal reign of vicious warlords who rule by fear and the power of the fist. The only hope for a courageous band of street urchins is the brave fighter Jonas, the last surviving keeper of the secrets of an ancient martial arts dynasty. Jonas must challenge the heartless Bosco in a fight for freedom or death ... only then can he become master of mankind's destiny.
India is in a state of war with Japan and former Colonel Kapoor's sons, Rajan and Ram are both with the Indian Armed Forces. While Rajan is a Wing Commander with the Indian Air Force, Ram is a Major with the Indian Army. Rajan is in love with a doctor named Usha Choudhury, and both plan to get married. Then Usha meets with Ram, who unknowingly falls head over heels in love with her. Before anything can be finalized, Rajan is asked to bomb a secret Japanes airport located in a mountainous valley. While carrying out his duties, he finds out that his mission has been compromised, unable to return, his plane is shot down and he is believed to be dead. The Indian Army wants to destroy this secret airport and sends a crack Commando unit under Major Ram, who sets out to carry out this task. What Ram does not know is that this mission has also been compromised and he and his men are all set to walk into a carefully planned trap by the Japanese - who will ensure that no one survives to tell.
A Japanese martial artist Tomioka sends out the challenge letter to the world class martial artists all over the world to challenge them to become the strongest martial artist in the world.
International Vale Tudo Championship
Various celebrities and news-media figures discuss the polarization of politics between the Western Allies of the United States and the Soviet bloc, pointing out the need for vigilance and action to protect democracy in the U.S. and abroad.
Animals are killed and processed for fast food. A man is tarred and feathered. A collage of ordinary horrors on the way to the millennium.
Rock music. If there are abuses, what are they, and how serious can they be? Through the combined research of the Parents Music Resource Center and Teen Vision, the themes of aggressive rebellion, drug/alcohol abuse, explicit sex, the occult, and violence found in some of today's music are examined in this eye-opening video. 30 minutes of carefully documented evidence sure to change the way you and your children listen to music!
The Challenge of Change is the compelling story of Jiddu Krishnamurti who is recognized the world over as the most original of all thinkers and religious teachers.
Tells the story about a boy with a mental handicap. It was conceived as teaching tools to inform parents about the issues that they faced when confronted with the health and well-being of their children and of their right to social services.
Documentary that tells the story of Steiner’s remarkable life (1861-1925), as well as exploring the influence of his ideas and insights on a whole range of contemporary activities – education, agriculture, medicine, social and financial issues, and the arts. PART ONE describes Steiner’s childhood as the son of a humble railway official, growing up in the Austrian countryside, and his student years in Vienna towards the end of the 19th century. Hugely influenced by Goethe’s scientific writings, he was gradually able to reconcile the powerful spiritual experiences he had had since childhood with his interest in science and philosophy. PART TWO looks initially at the subject of reincarnation and karma, with film at a prison in South Wales, at Ruskin Mill in Gloucestershire – a college for disadvantaged youngsters. In the USA there are scenes at a biodynamic winery in California. Also featured are examples of Waldorf educational ideas being introduced into mainstream schooling.
A Canadian Mountie pursues an outlaw across the border into the America...
Each Challenge pits numerous cast members from past seasons of reality shows against each other, dividing them into two separate teams according to different criteria, such as gender, which show they first appeared on, whether or not they're veterans or rookies on the show, etc. The two teams compete in numerous missions in order to win prizes and advance in the overall game.
The Challenge is a 1986 Australian mini series based on the 1983 America's Cup. It was one of the first television productions by Roadshow Coote and Carroll. The series sold well overseas and screened in the UK.
The Challenge is a 1970 made-for-television movie starring Darren McGavin and Mako. Director George McGowan chose to hide his involvement by using the pseudonym Alan Smithee.
A special event spun off from MTV's long-running reality game show, The Challenge. In the six-week event, ten Challenge greats will compete against ten professional athletes.
The Man and the Challenge is a 36-segment half-hour television adventure/science fiction series which ran new episodes on NBC from September 12, 1959, to June 11, 1960. It starred George Nader as Dr. Glenn Barton, a research scientist for the Institute of Human Factors, an agency that conducted experiments designed to measure human endurance for the United States government. The series was produced by Ivan Tors. Nader's costars included Jack Ging as Dan Wright, Michael Masters as Bill Locke, the Canadian-born Joyce Meadows as Lynn Allen, and Michael Keith as Matt Adams. The episodes focused on various individuals setting world records of strength, endurance, and mastery of various difficult skills. The program also featured appearances by Bethel Leslie as Eleanor Beck in "The Early Warning", Ted Knight, as Dr. Herter in the episode "Daredevils", and Raymond Bailey, in the role of Dr. Kramer on the series opener "The Sphere of No Return". Joining Knight in that segment was Paul Burke.
In a journey that captures the mental and physical toll of the 8,848-meter climb – which has claimed the lives of nearly 300 people – The Challenge: Everest accompanies Fogle and Pendleton during their six-day trek to base camp, acclimatisation on Everest and final ascent to reach the summit.
Ten of the fiercest champions from past Challenge seasons go head-to-head against ten celebrity athletes and entertainers in challenge-style competitions to determine who will reign supreme.
Everyday heroes overcome their daily struggles and hardships to complete a grueling obstacle race.
The Challenge of the Lonely Sky is a Canadian documentary television miniseries which aired on CBC Television in 1974.
This cruel-to-be-kind show gives participants the unflinching truth about the way they look – much older than their real age. A team of experts sets out to make them look and feel more youthful, with an action plan which could include anything from chemical peels and nose surgery, to new teeth, new clothes and new hair. Then it's back on to the street again, to find out if the tricks of the trade really can make them look 10 Years Younger.