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Richard Wershe Jr. was 14 when he became an undercover informant for law enforcement in the 1980s, and then became a major drug dealer until he was arrested at age 17.
During one of the most disastrous floods in history, the lives of a couple living in the heartland of America become chaotic when the man's sister comes to live with them after being released from a local mental institution.
Four elderly Americans cope with life in a nursing home. Frank, Ella, Alice and June gather each morning for a game of cards. They have become like family to one another, offering unyielding support, constant bickering and strong opinions about life, death and everything in between. One morning Fran
Loud music. Pornography. Burning stuff to the ground. These are a few of Hesher's favorite things. And they are what Hesher brings into the lives of TJ and his father, Paul, when he takes up residence in their garage uninvited. Grief stricken by the loss of TJ's mother in a car accident, Paul can't
In rural Alabama in the late 1950s, spirited young girl Lewellen struggles to rise above the repression that surrounds her. Lewellen lives with her stern religious zealot grandmother, Grammie, but spends most of her time down the hill with her much-adored Daddy in his falling down shack. Daddy is wi
The murdered body of a young woman named Krista is found by Arden, a lonesome caretaker living with her irascible mother. This leads to Leah, a forensics graduate student whose sister went missing as a child, stumbling upon possible closure when Krista's body appears on her gurney. The story continu
When three generations of a dysfunctional family gather in Rhode Island to bury the family patriarch, members of the Collins clan are at each other's throats in no time. Son Daniel is a secret porn actor, and daughter Lucy is a lesbian. Lucy totes along her lover Judy to the outrage of Lucy's aggres
Henry Cobb, a master brickmaker, restores his own damaged soul through an unlikely friendship with a troubled young boy.Henry, a warm and honest man, has worked his family brickyard for 57 years. From dusk to dawn every day but Sunday, every week of the year, he has proudly put his blood and sweat i
Adaptation of Chris Bohjalian's novel about Sibyl Danforth, a midwife from a small Vermont village who faces the nightmare of having to choose a baby's survival over that of a mother's and is then charged with involuntary manslaughter. The story is told through the eyes of Danforth's daughter.<P>Syb
Father William Bowdern is a priest who is haunted by devastating memories of his military service as a chaplain during World War II. Asked by a fellow priest to save the life and soul of a child who becomes possessed after the death of his aunt, Father Bowdern must confront his past when he clashes
During a family reunion, the matriarch of an Irish-American clan in Connecticut throws the family into a state of shock when she announces that she is giving up drinking... and expects her family to do the same for the rest of the weekend.
A young movie star moves in with his terminally ill grandmother and comes to terms with his dysfunctional Hollywood family.
Television movie based on the 1925 Scopes "monkey trial." Schoolmaster Bertram Cates is put on trial for teaching Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution to students in rural Tennessee. Prosecuting Cates is three-time presidential nominee, self-appointed Bible scholar and acclaimed orator Matthew Harri
A couple of suburban truck drivers are hired to drive from California to Florida to transport a box which contains Satan, preparing to launch Armageddon on an unsuspecting world on New Year's Day. Along the way, they run into a gay ex-con, a TV star and a set of conjoined twins, all trying to save t
A group of students at Herrington High School learn that their teachers' bodies are being overtaken by aliens. Soon six students are the only ones left unaffected and must band together to save the school, and perhaps the world, from this alien invasion. Geeky Casey, princess Delilah, jock Stan, dru
Holiday drama based on Truman Capote's short story about a young boy's friendship with his much older cousin as they prepare for their last Christmas together in late November 1934. Buddy has been raised by his older cousins in a quaint community in Alabama where his mother left him two years ago. T
Farmer and recent widower John Webb is suddenly offered money for the mineral rights to his land by a Texas oil man. Webb's nephews, Carl and Gus, Jr., become excited by the proposition since they own 50% of the land's mineral rights after receiving an earlier inheritance from their father. The neph
A widow devastated by the death of her husband tries to rebuild her life and save her farm by turning the homestead into a nursing home for three women with Alzheimer's disease.
A woman learns her childhood friend has been sentenced to death for murders she says she didn't commit, and goes to extraordinary lengths to prove her friend's innocence. Based on a true story.
Based on the novel by Truman Capote, the story is set in the 1940s in a small southern town. After his mother dies, Collin Fenwick, comes to live with his father's maiden cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. Verena is a rigid and proper businesswoman who owns half the stores in their small town. Collin
A woman poses as a hooker in order to find her daughter and save her from a life of prostitution. Inspired by actual events.
It''s been six years since the lives of Freddy Gale and John Booth collided in a single act of destiny--a chance incident that sentenced Booth to prison, and turned Freddy''s life into a living hell driven by a single objective: revenge. Booth is set free and Freddy springs into action. As the clock ticks toward their imminent confrontation, Freddy sorts out his relationship with his ex-wife, who has traveled a different path to cope with her ruined marriage, while Booth, struggling to justify his own right to go on living, finds solace in the gentle spirit of a young painter.
A love triangle involving a woman and two brothers and the tragedy which results when secret passions are revealed. Set in the American West.
The mentally and emotionally distraught daughter of Rumanian immigrants (who make their living doing seances) becomes the object of interest for a television reporter. One night after a particularly disturbing seance, a serial killer with a penchant for decapitation strikes the girl's parents, openi
A woman fights to overcome her drug addiction in order to regain custody of her baby from government social service agencies.
Two lonely retirees become friends despite personal differences.
Story of a young idealistic lawyer running for Congress, who helps shed light on the corruption within his powerful Louisiana family dynasty.
A 17-year-old high school girl from the South deals with her parents' sudden divorce.
Story of a Wall Street magnate who tries to take over a small New England company.
A father is forced to re-examine his relationship with his son while facing a major crisis of his own. The young man returns home from college to heated tensions with his father, who may lose his job when the local factory unexpectedly announces cutbacks.
Short dramatic feature telling the story of a man with AIDS, estranged from his mother. The mother of his lover, who has died of AIDS, helps to reconcile the man and his mother.
An elderly couple find themselves trapped in the bodies of two teenagers.
Agatha Christie's Belgian detective Hercule Poirot finds his vacation trip to the Holy Land (Palestine circa 1937) interrupted when one of the members of his tour group is murdered at an archaeological dig, and Poirot must solve the crime before continuing with his holiday.
A television movie, based on fact, about the Madison family and their struggle to cope with the knowledge that their young son, a hemophiliac, has contracted AIDS.
A young ex-con returns to his home to patch things up with his family.
When his mother dies, a son inherits her house and custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy.
A teacher at a school for the deaf marries a rebellious pupil.
This television movie is based on the events in the life of a nearly illiterate teenager who, against all odds, went from reform school inmate to award-winning medical student and resident physician by age thirty-five.
Distraught parents are forced by their rebellious teenaged children to resort to extreme measures -- even at the risk of losing them forever. They turn to their local Toughlove family support program in the desperate hope of an eleventh-hour solution.
Dorothy returns to he magical land only to find it in ruin and under the control of an evil empire.
Ann Jillian's portrait of legendary actress Mae West in this customarily white-washed TV biography, covering her flamboyant career through her triumphant Broadway return in "Diamond Lil" in 1948, won her an Emmy Award nomination. James Brolin plays Mae West's long-time lover and manager, Jim Timony,
Anthony Hopkins won the Emmy as Outstanding Actor for his portrayal of Adolph Hitler in this dramatization by prolific John Gay of James P. O'Donnell's book depicting the events surrounding Der Fuehrer's final days in and around his underground hideout. Piper Laurie's Magda Goebbels earned her an E
Karl Malden is a veteran steel mill foreman whose world is torn apart when he suffers a stroke leaving him temporarily paralyzed. This highly-acclaimed pilot to the subsequent short-lived series received six Emmy Award nominations; direction, writing, music scoring, art direction/set decoration, edi
A simple builder''''s laborer falls in love with a woman who offers him yard work.
A musical drama tracing the life of a young Judy Garland (ages 10 to 17) during her rise from struggling vaudeville performer to the star of "The Wizard of Oz." Cinematographer Howard R. Schwartz received an Emmy Award for his contribution.
Bobby Rose starts working on the delivery vans in his father's carpet factory. Included in his new group of work friends is a driver who is suspected of stealing. When an investigation into the crime starts, Bobby finds himself in the uncomfortable position of siding with his father and against his
Sixteen years after Ruby Claire's gangster boyfriend was shot and killed by four associates, a series of gruesome murders takes place at the drive-in movie theatre she now owns. Meanwhile, the behaviour of her mute daughter Leslie is becoming increasingly strange and a visiting psychic claims that forces from beyond are out for revenge.
A fact-based drama about the ordeal of a New Jersey couple over whether to keep their comatose teenage daughter alive on life-supporting machines or let her die with dignity. (The girl lapsed into a coma in the spring of 1975, and lived for another decade.)
A young teenage girl wreaks telekinetic vengeance on her high school tormentors and religious-nut mother.
A pool shark falls into the clutches of a crooked gambler.
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
Four sisters in New Zealand fall for Allied sailors en route to World War II.
Capt. Harper's cavalry patrol returns to the fort to find it besieged by Ute Indians. The apparent cause is the recapture of Army traitor Brett Halliday, who deserted to the Utes in a previous war; but Brett has a different story. With capture imminent, the only chance for the surviving men (and one woman) is to boat down a wild, uncharted river, where Harper and Halliday must pull together, like it or not.
A woman flees westward after witnessing a mob killing.
A gunfighter mends his ways to help save an innocent young girl.
Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark (Tony Curtis), designs a radical new car. When the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada to Mexico Sports-car race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's grand-daughter (Piper Laurie), steals the car and runs the race against the favored driver, his ex-buddie.
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
Harum (Rock Hudson) is a fearless man of the people who comes to Bagdad to avenge the murder of his father and meets Krairuzan (Piper Laurie), a princess disguised as a commoner, working against a plot by a band of evil schemers trying to do away with her father, the Caliph. She gives Harum a golden sword which, in his hands, makes him invincible. Harum uses the sword in the name of justice and is doing quite well until a duplicate sword is placed in his scabbard during one of his off-guard moments, and he winds up in chains.
Alvah, a young GI who happens to own a vineyard, elopes to Las Vegas with Lee, his housekeeper's daughter. But Alvah's chicken pox postpone the wedding night. The rest revolves around more delays to the consummation, caused by Lee's manipulative Mama and the flock of mostly obnoxious relatives with whom she's filled the house.
In medieval Persia, Kashma Baba is a military cadet by day and a roisterer by night. The morning after a rowdy banquet, Kiki, an escaped slave, takes shelter under Kashma's roof. Word comes that the wicked Caliph is looking for her; but Kashma, by this time in love, flees with her to his father's palace. Alas, there's more to Kiki than meets the eye. Will the evil schemers succeed? The sons of the Forty Thieves to the rescue!
Wealthy Samuel Fulton is getting older and he wants to test his family before leaving his money to them. He anonymously grants them $100,000. Harriet Blaisdell moves the family into a mansion and makes plans to marry her daughter Millicent off to a socialite rather than her soda jerk boyfriend Dan.
Roger Bradley, son of a milk magnate, isn't allowed to work for his dad's company because of a lingering war trauma: in moments of stress he quacks like a duck. Desperate to escape from idleness, he gets a job with his father's arch-rival, sponsored by eccentric milkman Breezy Albright, and promptly falls in love with the boss's daughter. But his career as a milkman soon degenerates into slapstick.
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?
Bravo profile of actor Paul Newman.
Biographical documentary of actor Tyrone Power.
A presentation of the 49th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony, sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and honoring special achievement in film and television.
The story of a man and his attempts to clear the name of his father, who was executed for a murder he did not commit.
The story of a young woman who poses as a boy and the complications that ensue when another young woman becomes infatuated with her, thinking she is the handsomest young fellow she's ever set eyes on.
The story of a nightclub dancer who becomes involved in the murder of a gangster. Based on the 1926 Broadway play by Philip Dunning and George Abbott.
Two-part miniseries based on Dean Koontz's novel, "Intensity." When Chyna Shepherd is coaxed into spending Thanksgiving with her friend Laura's family, she can't stop thinking about her own horrific childhood. Relaxing for the first time into the normality of a loving family holiday, her happiness i
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