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123movies Forgotten Plague (2019)
An afflicted journalist embarks on a quest to find out why the CDC and medical system have neglected his disease and left millions sidelined from life.
Director: Nicole Castillo, Ryan Prior
123movies Bob Saget: That Ain\'t Right (2007)
Bob Saget does a one hour stand up special.
Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller
Cast: Bob Saget
123movies The Lost World of Mr. Hardy (2009)
Documentary - UK Once upon a time people made things with their hands, beautiful, intricate items like cane fishing rods and exotic salmon flies.
Director: Heike Bachelier, Andy Heathcote
123movies The Cholesterol Question (2014)
Cholesterol. For almost 50 years, the word has evoked fear. When people started dropping dead in alarming numbers after WWII, this essential bodily substance was targeted as a primary suspect, and with the help of blockbuster drugs like statins and trendy low-fat diets, we tried to put it behind bars. But surprising facts remain: Roughly 50 percent of those admitted to hospital for heart attacks have \"normal\" cholesterol levels. Many people with high cholesterol have healthy hearts. How much do we really know about cholesterol? Have our attempts to lock up this culprit really worked? And what cutting-edge clues are scientists now discovering to defeat heart attacks? is a hard-hitting investigation into the heart of cholesterol\'s controversial journey, from essential biological substance to Public Enemy Number One to possible rehab. From high-tech labs at Harvard University, the Cleveland Clinic, and McMaster\'s Population Health Research Institute to a secluded...
Director: Michael McNamara
123movies Lauda: The Untold Story (2014)
In 1976 Niki Lauda survived one of the most famous crashes in Formula One history. Using previously unseen footage, explains what happened on that fateful, and near fatal day at the Nurburgring, then follows Lauda\'s courageous journey to recovery culminating in a miraculous comeback in Monza just weeks later. The film also investigates the impact that his crash had not just on his own life but on the sport as a whole, looking at the safety developments from the 1900s to the present day. Featuring exclusive access to Mercedes HQ and interviews with Lauda, his family, and motor-sport legends past and present including Sir Jackie Stewart, David Coulthard, Marc Webber, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Hans-Joachim Stuck and Jochen Mass. is a must-see for all motor-sport fans.
Director: Hannes Michael Schalle
Cast: Mark Weber , Jochen Mass , Hans Joachim Stuck , Daniel Audetto , David Coulthard , Lewis Hamilton , James Hunt , Niki Lauda , Nico Rosberg , Jackie Stewart
123movies Space Tourists (2010)
succeeds in surprising its audience with images and situations that have very little to do with the futuristic fantasy of \'space-tourism\'. The filmmaker sets up encounters with the least likely people imaginable: places even stranger and more unknown than outer space itself. With extra-ordinary access and truly first-time images the film investigates the emotional oscillations of an expensive enterprise and questions the meaning and boundaries of the human spirit and our hunger for adventure and discovery.
Director: Christian Frei
Cast: Anousheh Ansari , Jonas Bendiksen , Dumitru Popescu , Charles Simonyi
123movies 100 Miles to 40 (2010)
Michelle has two teenage daughters, a loving husband, a dog, a cat, a successful surgical sales company, and an endless pile of laundry. She is about to turn 40 years old. Life is so busy, she can\'t remember what she did for her last birthday. That won\'t happen this year. The Western States Endurance Run is an ultra-marathon which starts near Squaw Valley, California and winds 100 miles through the Sierra Nevada mountains along an old gold miners path. Qualifying racers only get one day to finish. No stopping. No sleeping. Just a pair of trail running shoes and the ability to ignore an unbelievable amount of pain. Competitors face 106 degree heat, 18,000 feet of elevation gain, and the dangers of running in the dead of night with small pins of light. That\'s like running over Mount McKinley with blinders on. Whether you\'re a 71 year old cancer survivor or a housewife or an elite athlete, we all have to make extremely difficult choices and sacrifices to achieve anything of significance....
Director: Chris Halsne
123movies Bigger (2019)
Boobs is a documentary about one girl\'s journey through the beauty industry. British model, Precious Muir, has moved from London to New York to make it as a fashion model. Her career has not been what she had hoped, and she has decided that the best route to success is to undergo breast enhancement surgery.
Director: Jon Bulette, F. Stone Roberts, 1 more credit
Cast: Precious Muir
123movies American Experience: The Blackout (2019)
A citywide power outage merged with a heat wave, a serial killer and understaffed police precincts to create a harrowing blackout in 1977 New York.
Director: Callie T. Wiser
123movies Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken! (2017)
Morgan Spurlock reignites his battle with the food industry - this time from behind the register - as he opens his own fast food restaurant.
Director: Morgan Spurlock
Cast: Morgan Spurlock , Jonathan Buttram
Release: April 19, 2015
123movies City Slickers Can\'t Stay with Me: The Coach Bob Larsen Story (2015)
Dedication, discipline, drive and heart are qualities in all great long distance runners and in all those who reach for the American Dream. They are also at the core of the documentary; City Slickers Can\'t Stay With Me. City Slickers Can\'t Stay With Me tells the story of Hall of Fame distance running coach Bob Larsen, tracing his extraordinary career from his roots at San Diego State through coaching at Monte Vista High, Grossmont College, and then his 20 record-breaking years at UCLA. Framing the film\'s narrative is Coach Larsen\'s collaboration with long-time protege, Marathon Champion, Meb Keflezighi, and their pivotal role- along with Deena Kastor and Coach Joe Vigil- in rebuilding the status of American long distance running internationally. Mebrahtom (Meb) Keflezighi is a world class distance runner with a unique American success story. Born during a war of Independence in Eritrea, Meb and his family were forced to flee the war torn country when he was only 10 years old. They ...
Director: Robert Lusitana
Cast: Bob Larsen , Meb Keflezighi , Thom Hunt , Deena Kastor , Erik Larsen , Steve Lewis , Alberto Salazar , Ron Vavra
123movies We Need Lungs (2019)
Italian banker Sebastiano Arlotta attempts to run from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea over the mighty Pyrenees mountains in only 9 days. To achieve this he must run over 900km and ascend and descend a total of 60,000 meters. It is an extreme adventure that demonstrates strength, passion and determination that will push him past the impossible. When he loses track of his support team we fear the worst and question whether he will emerge from the unforgiving mountains at all.Sebastiano Arlotta is an ultra-runner for passion. After a series of sporting accomplishments from Ironman to ultra-marathons across the Bogi, Atacama and Sahara deserts, decides to take on a new challenge. To run across the Pyrenees mountains from the Atlantic Coast to the Mediterranean Sea. A total distance of 900km and a whopping 60,000 meters of ascent and descent in only 9 days. It is not only a quest for a new record but an extraordinary human endeavour.In this adventure, Sebastiano takes on all ...
Director: Ludovico de Maistre
123movies Behind the Bullet (2019)
Every year, thousands of people are killed by guns in America. Each shooting devastates and forever changes the victim\'s family and friends. explores a side of gun violence that\'s rarely talked about - the impact a shooting has on the shooter. Four individuals share how the pull of a trigger changed them emotionally, physically, psychologically, and spiritually. They describe the conflicting emotions and moral injury that comes after a self-defense, accidental, or unintentional shooting, offering a new and unbiased perspective on gun violence.
Director: Heidi Yewman
Cast: Daron Dwyer , Taylor Dwyer , Kevin Leonard , Will Little , Christen McGinnes
123movies Echo in the Canyon (2018)
A look at the roots of the historic music scene in L.A.\'s Laurel Canyon featuring the music of iconic groups such as The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and The Mamas and the Papas.
Director: Andrew Slater
Cast: Lou Adler , Fiona Apple , The Beach Boys , Beck , Justine Bennett , Jackson Browne , Buffalo Springfield , The Byrds , Jade Castrinos , Eric Clapton , David Crosby , Jakob Dylan , Norah Jones , The Mamas and the Papas , Roger McGuinn
123movies VHS Lives: A Schlockumentary (2018)
The VHS era was like none other in the history of cinema. This new format rose quickly in the early 70\'s when there was a Block Buster on every street corner only to die off with the advent of the DVD in the early 2000s. But VHS is rising from the ashes like a Phoenix, being relived and retooled by the most dedicated and rabid fan-base of its kind. VHS Lives. goes deep into the psyche of VHS collectors, showing just why VHS is coming back into the public eye and why VHS is the hottest cult collector craze since the full beard and the boom in vinyl record sales. You may think you\'re hip, but unless you own cult horror big box video nasties, with the faint whiff of mold and the smell of old video stores, you are very wrong. Directed and Produced by Tony Newton Producer of \"60 Seconds to Die\"
Director: Tony Newton
Cast: Phil Anselmo , James Balsamo , Glenn Berggoetz , James Cullen Bressack , Shawn Burkett , Jörg Buttgereit , Richard Chandler , David DeCoteau , Alex Dermer , Dustin Ferguson , Danny Filaccio , Mathew Fisher , Scarlet Fry , Peter Goddard , Richard W. Haines
123movies For the Birds (2018)
A woman\'s love for her pet ducks, chickens, geese, and turkeys - all 200 of them - ignites a battle with local animal rescuers and puts her marriage in jeopardy.
Director: Richard Miron
Cast: William Brenner , Sheila Hyslop , Gary Murphy , Kathy Murphy
123movies Meat (2017)
MEAT is the modern story of the animals we eat, as told by the people who never get to say their piece - from the solitary hunter who believes everyone needs to be educated about their food, to an industrial pig farmer who argues that money isn\'t his primary driver. MEAT is a revealing and thought-provoking documentary that does not tell you what to think - but shines a new light on the people, the land and everything that lies behind the supermarket shelves.
Director: David White
123movies Billion Dollar Bully (2019)
This documentary takes an investigative look into accusations that online marketing giant Yelp! is running a mob-like extortion racket against business owners who refuse, or can\'t afford to pay-to-play.
Director: Kaylie Milliken
123movies Our Godfather (2019)
OUR GODFATHER is a feature-length documentary about Tommaso Buscetta, the first high-ranking Italian mafia boss ever to turn against Cosa Nostra. Buscetta helped convict more than 400 Mafiosi. He became the Mob\'s most wanted man in the world - and 11 members of his family were killed. \"He was the most important, protected and endangered witness in US criminal history\" The film tells - for the first time- the Buscetta story with exclusive access to his family, which is breaking its silence after 30 years in hiding.
Director: Mark Franchetti, Andrew Meier
123movies The Kleptocrats (2018)
In one of the world\'s biggest financial crimes, 3.5 billion dollars were stolen from a Malaysian government fund. Investigative reporters from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Hollywood Reporter follow the money as it travels across the globe, financing everything from luxury real estate and decadent parties to Martin Scorsese\'s The Wolf of Wall Street. Capturing white-collar crime at its greedy best, is tale of embezzlement, scams and greed run amok.
Director: Sam Hobkinson, Havana Marking
Cast: Robin Leach