Movie file param into SWF?

Is it possible to create a flash movie player that will take the url of a movie file (.mpeg, .avi, .mov, etc) and play it, or does the swf have to be compiled with the movie file embedded in it? I would like to create/purchase a player that has a standard 'wrapper' that can play any move file passed into it. Is this possible?
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