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Could it be Flatliners, a 1990 movie starring Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts and Kevin Bacon? It is about medical students doing exactly what you describe.


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You call this a TV series, but you could mean a TV movie miniseries of a Stephen King novel Tommyknockers. It starred Jimmy Smits of NYPD Blue fame (and LA Law) and Marg Helgenberger, then just off the TV series China Beach, and lately from CSI.Here's the description from IMDB:A buried UFO slowly turns local inhabitants into gizmo-building alien mutates ...


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Domino One was a film made by Harvard students Nick Louvel and Nick Garrison using a camera lent by Ben Affleck. It starred Steve Guttenberg and Harvard students Tatyana Ali and Natalie Portman. It was entered into the 2005 DC Film Festival but did not win. It was never released to the public. Helpful links: Random forum Geocities site NataliePortman.com ...


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Frog and Wombat (1998) From her bedroom window, Alli (code name "Frog") thinks that she has discovered the cover up of a serious crime. She is convinced that her new school principal has committed a murder, and she is going to prove it! When her best friend, Jane (code name "Wombat"), rejects this idea, a brazen Frog decides to set up ...


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You're thinking of The Stranger Within, a 1990 TV movie starring Rick Schroder.


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For what it's worth, this description also fits the 1958 BBC serial "Quatermass and the Pit," or its 1967 movie remake, which was released in the U.S. as "Five Million Years to Earth".


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Possibly the Kraft Suspense Theatre episode Leviathan Five from 1964: five scientists and a security guard are trapped in a scientific installation deep underground when the only elevator shaft collapses. Having calculated their air supply, they find that survival is only possible if one of their number dies. All agree to a lottery: each will draw a ...


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I believe they are flashbacks to the opening scene, in which young Harry is told that golf is a gentleman's game and therefore he shouldn't wish to play. He has now become the best golfer in the world, but he always remembers the day they told him he wasn't good enough. While Ouimet is the main protagonist, Vardon is played up quite a bit as a sympathetic ...


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I immediately thought about Joan Crawford as the ringmaster in Berserk, and found a review on imdb attached that describes the falling onto swords scene. In fact, for the kitsch film lover, the many deaths in the film are all rather entertaining and silly--a lady getting sawn in half, a man being hung by a high wire rope, a guy getting a knife in the ...


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Your description reminds me vaguely of the 1986 movie Vanishing Act. Based on the play "Trap for a Single Man" by Robert Thomas, this is the story of a newly married woman who disappears while on holiday. The wife returns but the husband denies it is his wife. The police inspector tries to discover what has happened. And yes, Fred Gwynne is in it (as a ...


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As Walt mentioned in the comments, it sounds a lot like Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000). After the group go into the woods to investigate the original Blair Witch location strange and horrible things start happening and they have to go to the hospital: Later, at the hospital, Tristen sees a ghostly young girl walking away backwards. After she is ...


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I believe this is the TV movie Disappearance from 2002: Mom, dad, son & daughter stop at a desert ghost town to snap some photos and are chased by unseen mutants. Every detail you mentioned is there: their car's stolen, they find glass in the sand and realize this was a test site, mom falling down a mine shaft and the shifty sheriff. In the end, they ...


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Sounds like the romantic zombie comedy My Boyfriend's Back from 1993. From IMDb: Johnny is a teenager like everyone else. He's in love with a beautiful girl named Missy, but he can't tell it to her. One day the shop where Missy works gets robbed and Johnny is killed trying to help. But Johnny doesn't want to stay dead, so he returns to his life like ...


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Return from the Ashes, a British B&W thriller from 1965. From IMDb: Stanislaus Pilgrin, a Polish chess master and handsome gigolo, marries wealthy Jewish widow, Dr. Michele Wolf, an X-ray technician and has an affair with her step-daughter, Fabienne and then plots to murder them both in a scheme that will have him inherit their money. In the ...



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