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An American backpacker becomes entangled with drug dealers as he tries to race his way across Germany with his girlfriend.
A war criminal on the run from the UN tribunal kidnaps and then bonds with the girl hired to be his maid.
A man experiences an existential crisis after finding fame and fortune in Hollywood.
This collection of fables includes stories about Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, whose friends are a bear and a panther, and whose enemy is a tiger.
An American nurse follows a doctor to the Ottoman Empire on the eve of WWI and finds her loyalties tested when she falls in love with a lieutenant in the Ottoman Impreial Army.
When an idealist gets a job at the U.N.'s Oil for Food program in post-war Iraq, power-hungry nations circling the country's oil reserves and he discovers a possible conspiracy at the highest level.
Set in a robot-occupied, futuristic Britain in which a gang of teenagers struggle to survive in the search for their father.
The true story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on August 7, 1974 is dramatized.
Cheesebridge is a posh Victorian-era town obsessed with wealth, class and the stinkiest of fine cheeses. Beneath its charming cobblestone streets dwell the Boxtrolls, foul monsters who crawl out of the sewers at night and steal what the townspeople hold most dear: their children and their cheeses. A
Dwayne McLaren dreams about escaping small town life in Cut Bank, Montana, "the coldest spot in the nation," with his vivacious girlfriend Cassandra. When Dwayne witnesses an awful crime, he tries to leverage a bad situation into a scheme to get rich quickly but he finds that fate and an unruly acco
Herod the Great, a mad and powerful King, orders the death of the new messiah. Against all odds, young Mary and Joseph smuggle the baby Jesus to safety, altering the world permanently, bringing forth a prophet revered world over. It is the "Greatest Story Never Told."
In the 11th Century, a young Christian man burning with desire to become a physician makes the perilous, unheard-of journey from London to study in Persia.
Lee is a war photographer who has spent her adult life in the world's most treacherous conflict zones, documenting the catastrophes of others. When we meet her, she has recently experienced her own horror after being taken hostage and brutalized in Libya. Instead of returning to New York where her c
Regent Horthy is the remarkable leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. In an attempt to balance war and peace, the Regent is faced with ceding power to German adversaries or witnessing the execution of his son. As his control o
Storyline is under wraps.
Christmas Eve, 1899. Edward Newgate arrives at Stonehearst Mental Asylum to begin his apprenticeship. Dr. Lamb takes Edward on a tour, proudly introducing his staff and patients, including Eliza Graves - a hauntingly beautiful woman whose violent aversion to intimacy has ensured her permanent reside
After her lover leaves her, a woman tries to earn her driving license by taking biweekly driving lessons from a Filipino instructor.
A hostile alien race have attacked Earth and only the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham has saved the planet. In preparation for the next attack, the International Military are training only the best children to find the next hero and brilliant and shy Ender Wigginis pulled out of his school to join the elite at Battle School. Ender distinguishes himself and becomes the military's next great hope. He is promoted to Command School and trained by Rackham himself, to lead the epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race.
On the eve of his widower father's second wedding, fifteen-year-old David Portnoy spots what may just be the extinct Labrador duck. Now he and the two other stalwart members of the local Young Birders Society, joined by their headstrong photographer classmate Ellen, take off on a rollicking, interst
When his world is torn apart, Tony Stark must face his most powerful enemy yet.
An examination of the life and times of Theodor Herzl, who was responsible for creating the political movement that led in 1948 to the founding of the Jewish state, Israel. Herzl--an assimilated Jew, a successful playwright and author, born into a traditional but mostly non-religious family in Budap
Ruthless dictator Admiral General Omar Aladeen rules the oil-rich North African nation of Wadiya, beheading anyone who opposes him. Aladeen is despised by all, including the country's rightful heir to power, Tamir, who tries to assassinate him, then plots his destruction by luring him to New York wh
When his father dies, little Hugo is left with nothing but a gift for fixing watches and a broken automaton. With the help of a kind girl and a heartbroken filmmaker, Hugo will solve a mystery that will change his life.
How does art survive in a time of oppression? During the Soviet rule artists who stay true to their vision are executed, sent to mental hospitals or Gulags. Their plight inspires young Igor Savitsky. He pretends to buy state-approved art but instead daringly rescues 40,000 forbidden fellow artist's
Focuses on the years 1940 and 1941, when the Swastika flew over continental Europe. Only England with her back to the wall, under Winston Churchill, remained defiant. Walking With Destiny highlights Churchill's years in the political wilderness, his early opposition to Adolf Hitler and Nazism, and h
When U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn as shocking and terrifying truths about the island unfold.
Perci Trachtenberg, a widely regarded mathematician, meets Venkat, a reclusive math genius from India, at a high rolling casino in London. Venkat tells Perci of an equation that could change the dialogue on mathematics forever--he has cracked a Teen Patti, a poker theory that could redefine the prin
Set in Persia during the 9th century, a rogue prince reluctantly teams up with a rival princess to safeguard a magical dagger that gives its possessor the power to reverse time and rule the world.
Set in China, where the infamous one child policy has had the side effect of a boom in stolen children. Through candid interviews with parents of stolen children, a man who brokers the deals and has sold his own offspring, to new parents grappling with giving up their daughter through lack of option
An American couple, Roy and Jessie, decide to take the long way home from their recent sojourn in Asia on the legendary Trans-siberian Express train from Beijing to Moscow. On their way, they meet another couple from the West, Carlos and Abby, with whom they quickly form a familiar bond that often
Turaqistan is a country occupied by an American private corporation run by the former US Vice President. In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn nation offers, the corporation's CEO hires Hauser to kill a Middle Eastern oil minister. Now, struggling with his own growing demons, t
It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip hop and wafting with the sweet aroma of marijuana. The newly-inaugurated mayor, Rudolph Giuliani, is only beginning to implement his anti-fun initiatives against "crimes" like noisy portable radio, graffiti and public drunkenn
Guru Pitka was once an ordinary American child, until his family left him at the gates of an Indian ashram to be raised by the exhaulted Guru Tugginmypuddha. Growing up in the small fishing village of Harenmahkeester, Pitka was schooled in the inner secrets of spiritual attainment along with his friend and sole rival, Deepak Chopra. But now, Chopra is a massive celebrity in America, and Pitka is still playing second-fiddle without even an "Oprah" episode on his resume. Determined to share his unending insights into the nature of life and get famous to boot, Pitka responds to a fateful call for help from Jane Bullard, owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team. It seems her star player, Darren Roanoke has gone overnight from being a big hero to a big zero-scorer because his wife, Prudence, left him and is now dating the L.A. Kings'' legendary goalie, Jacques "Le Coq" Grande. Pitka''s new quest--to restore loving bliss between Darren and Prudence and attain the celestial heights of the Stanley Cup--will challenge everything he thought he knew about the inner workings of truth, love, happiness and hockey.
Charismatic professor David Kepesh glories in the pursuit of adventurous female students but never lets any woman get too close. When gorgeous Consuela Castillo enters his classroom, however, his protective veneer dissolves. Her ravenhaired beauty both captivates and unsettles him. Even if Kepesh de
Inspired by the true story of Martin McGartland who was recruited by the British Special Branch to work inside the IRA. He moved up the ranks and saved well over 50 lives, yet ended up being hunted by both sides. He had to leave his young girlfriend and child behind for their own protection and is s
He is an ordinary man, a humble shepherd who, despite a turbulent past, has found peace in a simple life and a loving family. But the day comes when his peaceful life is shattered by the sudden awesome appearance of God, who has a mission for Moses. It's a mission that will thrust Moses onto histo
Describes the life and legacy of the famous Nazi-hunter and humanist Simon Wiesenthal, who died in 2005. A secular Jew born in the Ukraine, Wiesenthal survived the Holocaust but lost 89 members of his own and his wife's family in the concentration camps. He dedicated more than six decades of his lif
Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank's got a drinking problem, and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is
Rome, 476 AD. The Roman Empire, a mighty force for almost 500 years, is being threatened. On the eve of twelve-year-old Romulus Augustus' crowning ceremony to become the new emperor, Barbarian general Odoacer arrives in Rome to make a deal with Orestes. Odoacer makes demands of the Roman Empire in f
The story of Jean Harris, the WASPy headmistress of a prestigious girls academy, who murdered her rich Jewish boyfriend, Dr. Herman Tarnower, the creator of the Scarsdale Diet.
It's 1723 and evil rules Eastern Europe. An evil Lord Kagan has so much power that no one stands boldly against him. No one would dare try. And as great as his power is, this Kagan has an opportunity to become utterly invincible. Three secret treasures, once united in his presence will give Kagan im
In New York City, a case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city''s most rival crime bosses; The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them--before they get him.
In the future, time travel is not only possible--it's a lucrative monopoly. It's especially profitable for Charles Hatton, the owner of Time Safari Inc., a travel agency that specializes in escorting wealthy clients on exclusive hunting trips back to the Prehistoric Age. Under the leadership of seas
Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr. Bumble, who cheats the boys of their meager rations. Desperate yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the siniste
When Dallas FBI Agent Thomas Mackelway violates serial killer Raymond Starkey''s civil rights during an unorthodox arrest, Starkey goes free and Mackelway is demoted to a remote branch of the agency in Albuquerque. His first day on the job, Mackelway investigates the murder of a traveling salesman Harold Speck, which turns out to be the first of three seemingly random killings. Or perhaps they are not random at all; the last to die is Mackelway''s nemesis, Raymond Starkey. The assignment consumes him. His past mistakes haunt him. His head throbs constantly as he tries to find the link between the victims that will lead him to their killer. The case becomes increasingly gruesome and patently personal. This does not go unnoticed by his unflappable partner Fran Kulok, who knows of Mackelway''s past and the demons that afflict him. Like Mackelway, she becomes drawn into the labyrinth of chilling clues, all of which point to the enigmatic Benjamin O''Ryan. O''Ryan clearly has a connection to the murders, a connection he flaunts; quite possibly, he may also harbor a sinister link to Mackelway.
In a family of heroes, Alan Tracy was always being left out. While his father, billionaire and former astronaut Jeff Tracy and his four elder brothers are busy saving the world, Alan's biggest challenge is saving his grade point average at boarding school. And what's worse, he can't even tell his sc
Massoud Amir Behrani is living a lie to fulfill a dream. Once a member of the Shah of Iran''s elite inner circle, he has brought his family to America to build a new life. Despite a pretense of continued affluence, he is barely making ends meet until he sees his opportunity in the auction of a house being sold for back taxes. It is a terrible mistake. Through a bureaucratic snafu, the house had been improperly seized from its rightful owner, Kathy Nicolo, a self-destructive alcoholic. The loss of her home tears away Kathy''s last hope of a stable life--a life that had been nearly destroyed by addiction--and Kathy decides to fight to recover her home at any cost. Her struggle is joined by deputy sheriff Lester Burdon, who tries to take the law into his own hands to help Kathy. Ultimately the tale, itself, explores what happens when the American Dream goes terribly awry.
Around Halloween time a group of elementary school kids go to investigate a mysterious house and its recluse. What they discover there is a larger-than-life magician known as The Great Zamboni. He befriends them and uses his magical powers to help them in their clashes with the school bullies.
The story of Winnie Foster, a teenage girl on the cusp of maturity. Winnie longs for a life outside the control of her domineering mother. When lost in the woods near her home, she happens upon Jesse Tuck, a boy unlike any she's ever met before. He and his family are kind and generous, and they imme
A robot child dreams of becoming a real boy.
A beautiful and bold Princess falls head over heels for a man who is her sworn enemy: Agis, the rightful heir to the Princess' stolen kingdom. To get close to Agis, who is exiled in a secluded villa, the Princess will have to break all the rules and even bend her gender, disguising herself as a youn
Colonel Terry Childers is a 30-year Marine veteran: a decorated officer with combat experience in Vietnam, Beirut and Desert Storm - a patriot, a hero. But now, the country he served so well has put him on trial for a rescue mission that went terribly wrong. For his attorney, he has chosen Marine Colonel Hays Hodges, a comrade-in-arms who owes his life to Childers. Hodges is not the best lawyer in the service, but Childers trusts him as a brother Marine who knows what it''s like to risk death under fire. Bound by duty and friendship, Hodges reluctantly takes the case, even as he begins to doubt the man who saved his life in Vietnam three decades ago.
Ex-con Gary "Gal" Dove has served his time behind bars and is blissfully retired to a Spanish villa paradise with a wife he adores. The idyll is shattered by the arrival of his nemesis Don Logan, intent on persuading Gal to return to London for one last big job. Desperate not to sacrifice his enchan
Story of an alien who arrives on earth to impregnate a woman, but the process is more difficult than he imagines. He succeeds, but after his return to his home planet, he finds he misses her and the conflict of human emotion.
Mahatma Gandhi's successful experiments with nonviolence in defending oppressed Indians in South Africa in the early part of the 20th Century were put to good use in winning independence for India. In September 1959, a young black Nashville minister, James Lawson, who had studied in India, put what
Adaptation of Lewis Carroll's novels about the adventures of a girl in a topsy-turvy world where nothing is what it seems to be. Young Alice chases the White Rabbit down his rabbit hole to a very strange world where she encounters a multitude of creatures and characters, including the Cheshire Cat,
Telefilm based on the classic Dostoyevsky novel, "Crime and Punishment." Set in 19th century Russia, a young student named Rodya Raskolnikov believes that extraordinary people, merely because of their greatness, have the right to commit any crime and remain unpunished if it is for the betterment of
Sweeney Todd, a barber by trade, does a brisk business in his shop in turn-of-the-century London's Fleet Street. When a wealthy diamond merchant disappears, Ben Carlyle, an American insurance investigator is sent to London to recover $50,000 worth of diamonds owed by the merchant to his employer. Ca
After learning that he has cancer, a wedding photographer exacts revenge on his enemies.
Cuban-American navel officer Annibal Ramirez is a dead ringer for Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez. His features are so close to those of Sanchez that he is brutally interrogated as a terrorist while on vacation in Israel. American counter-intellegence agent Jack Shaw and his Israeli counterpart Amos realize they can use Ramirez as bait for "The Jackal." Wanting to serve his country, Ramirez is unsure he can survive the physical and psychological trials he must endure to become like Sanchez. By the end of the training, however, Ramirez knows Sanchez better than anyone alive and enters the world as "The Jackal."
Set in the near future, a pair of media moguls clash while competing to buy the same professional football team. Their personal and business rivalry turns into a nasty campaign of blackmail, political intrigue and mud-slinging played out in a full-blown media war that threatens to destory both men a
Story begins with Charles Castle who, in 1912, marries the girl of his dreams only to lose her 24 hours later when a snow fissure swallows her in Switzerland. He is off to World War I a few years later as a corpse photographer and later, after the war, opens a portrait studio with his war buddy Roy.
Documents the pursuit of Nazis of the former Third Reich by the men and women who finally brought the war criminals to justice. Includes interviews with these "Nazi Hunters" interspersed with newsreel footage, archival photographs and testimony of Holocaust survivors. Also includes an analysis of th
A shipwreck has separated identical twins, Viola and Sebastian. Viola is cast ashore in Illyria where, believing Sebastian drowned and fearing for her own safety, she disguises herself as her brother. Taking the name Cesario, she is employed by the young Duke Orsino as the go-between in the courtshi
Special featuring interviews with Academy Award nominees, previous and for the 1994 awards. Includes behind-the-scenes gossip about the awards presentation, as well as fun facts about the Oscars and a call-in opinion poll.
In 1974, the United States government relayed a message containing information about Earth and its inhabitants--including the DNA sequences that make up the human cell--to the rest of the galaxy. Twenty years later, a reply finally arrives, containing a unique sequence of DNA--along with the friendly instruction to combine it with our own. A top secret experiment is undertaken and within weeks one of the injected human ova grows into a seemingly normal female child, called "Sil." It soon becomes apparent, however, that she possesses dangerous alien characteristics. The decision to exterminate the "child" meets with disastrous results when the rapidly-developing Sil escapes into the desert. A specialized team is quickly assembled to locate Sil, but what they don''t realize is that their quarry has metamorphosed into what appears to be a stunningly beautiful young woman who''s loose in Los Angeles with a relentless inner drive to mate with a human being.
Varied accounts which shed light on Hitler's attempt to eradicate the Jews. The film's time scope begins in September 1939 and concludes after the concentration camps were liberated at the end of WWII.
On a stormy night, at a secluded beach house, somewhere in Latin America, a chance encounter with Dr. Roberto Miranda leads to an intense confrontation with Paulina Escobar who was subjected to systematic torture fifteen years ago and now believes that she may have found the man responsible. Once Mi
The true story of Austrian industrialist Oskar Schindler, who harbored Polish Jews during WWII by using them as workers in his factory. Schindler saved 1,100 Jews from certain death.
A presidential look-alike steps in when the real chief executive is felled by a stroke.
True story about a young chess prodigy.
Prince Frederic is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some of Britain's greatest monuments.
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
A documentary about actor Michael Caine. Includes interview footage of Michael Caine his family, friends and colleagues and clips from some of his films.
The famed gangster running the mobs in Los Angeles tries to turn Las Vegas into a vacation paradise.
The Romeo and Juliet story acted out by the street cats of Venice, Ghent and New York, as filmed concert.
The troubled life of goldsmith and sculptor Benvenuto Cellini.
An innocent snake hunter treks cross-country with a woman and her four cute chimpanzees.
A middle-aged man's infatuation with a 15 year-old girl jeopardizes his social standing.
A futuristic film which takes place after disasters have irrevocably changed and destroyed the world.
A movie depicting the life of famed Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal. After being liberated from an Austrian concentration camp in 1945, Wiesenthal agrees to work with the American War Crimes Unit to document the horrifying deeds of the Third Reich and to help apprehend the guilty. As he begins his work
A thriller set on a Greek island under Turkish occupation during the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
In a comic reversal on the original theme, Dr. Watson is the master consulting detective, and "Sherlock Holmes" an alias for a drunk, out-of-work actor invented by the doctor, enabling him to dabble in his hobby of crime solving without disturbing the Victorian medical establishment.
A young Englishman struggles to build a life as a gay man.
The life of composer Dimitri Shostakovich and his relationship with Stalin.
A children's book author suffers from writer's block. While searching for new ideas, she makes several visits to the turtle tank at the local aquarium, where she gets to know a shy bookstore clerk.
An adaptation of George Eliot's nineteenth-century novel about the linen weaver, Silas Marner, who leads an embittered, lonely life in a rural English village after being unjustly accused of robbery. His faith in love and society is rekindled when an abandoned baby girl is left on his doorstep. A "M
A sumptuous refilming of Dumas' tragic tale of a young Parisian courtesan and her passionate but doomed love affair with a rich young man who showers her daily with white camellias. This was the 25th (at least) movie version dating back to a Danish adaptation in 1907 and including several movies of
The legendary Indian leader uses peaceful means to free his homeland from British rule.
Following the death of his family in an aeroplane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. By setting himself up as a criminal, he plans to get close to a certain tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of the lost plane.
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When an idealist gets a job at the U.N.'s Oil for Food program in post-war Iraq, power-hungry nations circling the country's oil reserves and he discovers a possible conspiracy at the highest level.
An original documentary that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the Academy Awards and Oscar-winning films through the eyes of Hollywood insiders.
Ninth annual Broadcast Film Critics Assocation award show.
Coverage of the 17th annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards presentation, recognizing the achievements of filmmakers who work outside the studio system.
Seventh-fourth annual presentation of the Academy Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.
Coverage of the seventh annual Critics' Choice Awards presentation, which salutes the best in film as selected by the 160 members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association. Telecast from the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California.
The story of Islamic power and faith during its first 1000 years -- from the birth of the prophet Muhammad to the peak of the Ottoman Empire under the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent. Historical re-enactments and an exposition of Islamic art, artifacts and architecture are combined with interviews
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Awards show honoring the best of film and television from the previous year. The presentation includes 19 award categories -- 12 for film and seven for television -- as well as six "moments of significance." The program also counts down the year's 10 best films.
From the Gobi to the Sahara, a full one third of the Earth's surface is covered in deserts and arid lands. The program examines the bitter wastelands to discover how a place of death is, in fact, alive. In the Namibia desert, a herd of elephants makes a spectacle across a sprawling stretch of sand d
Documentary that traces six non-violent resistance movements of the 20th century. Part 1 explores the student lunch-counter sit-ins in Nashville, Tennessee (1960-1961); Gandhi's civil disobedience campaign against British rule in India (1930-1931); and the consumer boycotts protesting apartheid in
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
Profile of controversial filmmaker Roman Polanski.
Documentary chronicling life in pre-World War II Europe, the rise and fall of the Third Reich, the impact of Nazism on European Jewry, the liberation of the concentration camps, and the lives of survivors currently. Includes archival footage and survivors' testimonies, photographs and artifacts.
Tribute to Steven Spielberg, the 23rd recipient of the American Film Institute's career achievement award.
Live telecast of the 47th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Telecast of the making of a 1992 Philips recording of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical, "The King and I."
A profile of the life and work of four photojournalists who were killed while covering the war in Afghanistan -- American Jim Lindelof, British Andy Skripkowiak, Russian Sasha Sekretaryov, and Japanese Naoko Nanjo.
A documentary profiling a year (1991) in the life of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Focuses on four actors in the company with varying levels of experience, showing rehearsals of various Shakespearean plays.
The Indian tale of a holy man, the tiger chasing him, and the jackal whose wisdom ultimately saves his life.
A special commemorating the 20th anniversary of the PBS drama series "Masterpiece Theatre." Includes highlights from past performances and reminiscences by actors who appeared in the series.
A documentary examining India, the world's second most populous nation. The theme of the film is how the people of India are working together to confront their problems and solve them. Issues examined include: the river Ganges, Gandhi's work ethic, the role of women, food and energy resources, and
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Miniseries retelling the Biblical story of Moses, who is called by God to lead his people, the Israelites, from slavery in Egypt to freedom in Canaan, the Promised Land. When the Israelites are in danger of capture by Pharoah's army, God parts the Red Sea so they can make their escape. Later in the
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Adaptation of Melissa Muller's biography of Anne Frank, documenting the Holocaust victim's life from her happy childhood in pre-war Frankfurt to the years she and her family hid in an Amsterdam attic to her final days at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in early 1945. The movie also delves into
A miniseries on the Biblical patriarch Joseph, the favored son of Jacob and Rachel who rises above the treachery of his many brothers and a life of slavery to deliver his people from famine.
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