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Based on the stage play, a musical parody of 1936 film "Reefer Madness" that takes that already overblown criticism of marijuana usage in the source material and ups the ante to humorous effect.
Television movie about the 1963 kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr. Hours before his concert in Lake Tahoe, Frank Sinatra Jr. was kidnapped from his hotel at gunpoint by two men, Barry Keenan and Joseph Clyde Amsler. Sinatra was then brought to Los Angeles and held for a few harrowing days by Keenan, Am
Adaptation of John Knowles' novel about Gene and Finny, roommates at a New England boarding school during the early years of World War II. Their friendship is tested when students accuse one roommate of being the cause of an accident that harms the other roommate.
Based on the true story of a spin campaign orchestrated by Russian businessmen who hired a team of American political consultants to help re-elect Yeltsin during a time when his approval ratings were falling.
With half the population closing up shop and moving away, the remaining citizens of San Ramos are giving up hope on their small dusty town. Even the town priest, Father Russell, is frustrated with his powerlessness to prevent the town from slipping away. But when his devout parishioner Josephina sh
The story of three sisters who are mermaids that set out to solve the mystery of their father's death and must do so on land.
A late bloomer discovers love and its repercussions in a small Southern town. Mary Faith Rapple is a bright high school senior and National Merit Scholar. She teaches a GED night class, tends to her widower father Jesse's needs and keeps to herself. When she meets Michael, a loner who recently moved
In 1960, 12-year-old Henry Sturbuck, the son of a doctor, strikes up a friendship with J.M., the town mechanic. Dr. Sturbuck, despite the objections of his wife, Maureen, arranges for Henry to work part-time during the summer for Cindy Wilder, owner of a local bar. There, Henry meets Cecil Running B
The story of Judith Exner, President Kennedy's alleged mistress who was reputed to have links to mob boss Sam Giancana.
Val is a high school teacher who wants to send an important message to the students and the community by mounting a one-act play that dramatizes the results of a teen massacre. He wants to reach one student in particular, Trevor, who has become a social outcast and is developing violent behavior. As
Five, one of the devil's henchmen, is charged with converting souls by making them sign pacts with the devil. Five hasn't been successful lately, so he targets a 10th grader, 15-year-old Brendan Willy. Brendan the school geek, is madly in love with the new girl in school. In an effort to win the gir
Reggie Reynolds, a 17-year-old high school student, is more mathematician than athlete, but when junk shop owner Zeke gives Reggie a pair of magic red sneakers, he is transformed into a great basketball player.<P>High school student Reggie Reynolds lives with his hard-working single mother Gloria. R
A young widow from a conservative religious group takes a gunslinger into her home after he is wounded.
It's 1961 in Chacahoula, Louisiana, and Ruby Delacroix runs a waterfront honkytonk for her black customers. Ruby wants more from life, but right now she's played out. She has all she can handle with keeping up her juke joint, raising her impulsive young daughter, Emerald, and enduring her brooding h
Set in Brooklyn during the summer of 1947, the telefilm tells the tale of a fatherless Catholic boy who is endangered after witnessing a violent crime and subsequently forms an extraordinary bond with Rabbi Judah Hirsch, a refugee of war. The young boy struggles to tell the truth and confront a mena
When 10-year-old Jackson Mayhew loses his parents in a car accident, he goes to live with his aunt, Patty Winslow, an aspiring singer down on her luck. Patty takes a job at a Florida hotel where she tends bar in exchange for a free room. Mel Breskin, the manager, has promised to let her sing when bu
Biopic about tap dancer/actor Bill Robinson also known as "Bojangles." He headlined vaudeville and Broadway for almost 30 years as the first black solo dancer in an era in which black entertainers were not allowed to perform alone on stage.
Walter and his precocious 12-year-old son Henry are street musicians who live in a dilapidated trailer home in Brooklyn while working the streets of Manhattan. Smart, charming and musically gifted, Henry is having a ball leading the busker's life. When Walter suffers a nervous breakdown during one o
Biopic about the teenage years of National Football League player Sirr Parker, who secretly raised his younger brother on his own, while excelling academically and becoming an acclaimed running back. Parker went on to Texas A&M on an athletic scholarship and eventually made it to the NFL.
In an Arizona prison in 1910, a stern but humane warden struggles to come to terms with the changing times and his love for the widow of an executed convict.<P>John Flinders is the imposing warden of Red Rock Prison. When hardened prisoner Mike Sullivan is transferred to Red Rock, the guards and pri
Coming-of-age story of 12-year-old Tiger Ann Parker, who lives in Saitter, Louisiana, with her grandmother and her developmentally disabled parents. Set in 1957, Tiger has always dreamed of being more like her Aunt Dorie Kay, but eventually learns to accept her parents and gains confidence in hersel
Two 12-year-old girls are best friends and growing up in Percaucus, New Jersey. One loves ballet and baseball, the other loves history and politics. Frankie will audition for the coveted City Ballet scholarship, and Hazel will run for mayor.<P>Finding no age restrictions in the city charter and driv
A sequel to the 1998 Showtime movie "Inspectors," the story of two postal inspectors. Ed Furston's nightmare begins when he discovers an unidentified deceased man has completely stolen his identity by using a discarded, pre-approved credit card application, and that the false account was also used t
Based on the true story of San Francisco-based adult entertainment entrepreneurs Jim and Artie Mitchell. The story follows the Mitchell brothers from their troubled childhoods to their success in the porn industry. They fix up an old theater to show their movies--The O'Farrell Theater. A series of r
Television movie based on the life and career of late music legend Jimi Hendrix, from his Bohemian days in Greenwich Village to his legendary performances at Monterey and Woodstock. Despite his struggles with drugs and a controlling manager, Hendrix never lost sight of his vision to write and create
Biographical movie on the late novelist and philosopher, Ayn Rand (1905-1982), focusing on the 15-year affair between Rand and her young protege Nathaniel Branden, her friendship with her lover's wife Barbara Branden and her relationship with her husband, artist Frank O'Connor.
In an effort to find his identity, nine-year-old Stephen Cline goes on a collision course when he and his older brother John create a "conspiracy of silence." Stephen's self-imposed mutism for three years rewards him with everything he's desired; attention from his family, admiration from his peers
Ruth Ellison, a young woman with multiple sclerosis, is involuntarily placed in the Lewellyn Care Center after the sudden death of her grandmother. Ruth has a disruptive impact on the institution and is frustrated by her developmentally challenged roommate Cass. While making things difficult for the
Television movie based on the autobiography "My Own Country," by Dr. Abraham Verghese, an Ethiopian/East Indian physician specializing in infectious diseases in a small rural Tennessee town in the mid 1980s. Verghese's treatment of HIV-positive patients jeopardizes his assimilation into the small co
Drama set in 1957, Bronx, New York. John Williams is an African-American criminal defense attorney. His older brother, Charles, is a police officer who has worked his way up in the white establishment. His younger brother, Eddie, is a jazz musician involved in the beginnings of the civil rights move
In rural Florida, the Wilson and Martin families overcome racial prejudice to support and nurture one another when times are tough.
John McDonald, an American trying to build low-cost housing in Saudi Arabia in 1977, is jailed by his Saudi partners, Fazza and Suliman, when the relationship sours. With his passport confiscated and unable to call on the U.S. government for help, he finds unexpected support from Dennis, an American
When a mail bomb explodes in a suburban Baltimore home, a man is left dead and his wife is seriously injured. The victim's troubled son, Drew Carrigan, is suspected until evidence suggests that he was the intended target. A veteran United States Postal Inspector teams up with a bright, Harvard-educa
When he suffers a near fatal accident, Jack Killoran, a savvy operator in Chicago's political machine, starts to reassess his lifestyle, including his business practices. This awakening proves troublesome to his close associates who rely on Killoran to "fix" situations, including a murder committed
A dog named Benny becomes an actor and the new bread winner after the head of the household is fired from his job.
Marti Gerrard, a championship skier, has her professional plans put on hold when she hurts her leg. As she sits home, lonely and depressed, she develops a telephone relationship with a mysterious stranger. When he is accused of murdering his wife, the skier becomes his only alibi.
Young Clay Crosby is bereft when his father Frank succumbs to a fatal illness. When he puts on a pair of magical wing-tipped shoes that Frank bought in a mysterious shop, Clay is transferred back to 1962 and relives his father's life, experiencing firsthand such personal details as Frank's formative
A bumbling guy takes a group of orphans to summer camp.
Telefilm based on the true story of the weekend in December 1970 when Elvis Presley decided to leave Graceland and meet with President Nixon. For superstar performer Elvis Presley, the all-consuming need-of-the-moment is a change of pace, so he sneaks away from his bodyguards and heads for Washingto
Kendrick Bragg, a rapper whose stardom has faded, helps four kids hone their music act. The kids are hoping to win enough money in a talent competition to help their mother pay a $5,000 tax bill.
South Miami sports bookie, Harry Arno, has been pilfering from his boss, local mobster Jimmy Capatorto. When Harry has enough money stashed away, he retires to the Italian Riviera with his ex-stripper girlfriend Joyce, but Jimmy hires a hitman to bump off Harry. The FBI wants to use Harry to smoke o
Christine Van Buren is an unmarried aristocrat who spends her summers during the 1890s at a posh Saratoga resort where her great love, Theo Remington returns from the West to woo her with stories of his myriad adventures. When Christine resists his efforts, Theo's attention is subsequently taken up
Set in the Allegheny mountains of the late 1700s, three brothers are separated from their parents when a vengeful land baron runs them off their homestead. With the help of a young Native American woman, they set out to find their mother and father.
A woman jeopardizes her relationship with her husband and family when she takes up the fight for clemency for her former boyfriend, a Vietnam vet suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome, who's about to be executed in South Carolina for killing a policeman. Based on a true story.
A widow takes into her care a wheelchair-bound older man who once taunted her.
A wealthy doctor becomes involved in the plight of a father who cannot feed his children, but is too proud to accept charity.
An African-American cop suspects that a highly-organized white supremacist secret society, called "The Phantoms," exists in his own police precinct. When he contacts the FBI, he gets no response. Deserted on all fronts, he puts his life in danger in order to gather evidence against the group. He fin
Dana, a glamorous model, is about to marry a wealthy executive when she invites her lifelong friend Barbara to San Francisco to celebrate. Within two days of the wedding, Dana's fiance drowns and the bereaved Dana moves in with Barbara's family in New Hamphsire where she reveals herself as a calcula
Inspired by actual events, examines the abortion debate between pro-choice and right-to-life groups as seen through the eyes of three very different women whose paths cross and whose lives are transformed during an intense, crisis-weekend struggle to keep a Los Angeles clinic open.
Set in 1960, a couple is imprisoned for violating a Virginia ban on interracial marriage. Based on the true story of an interracial couple who took their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The plans of a moonshine runner trying to make a better life by becoming a stock car racer go awry when the local sheriff is determined to kill the driver over an affair with his wife.
Drama based on the true story of 1992 Olympic Gold medalist Gail Devers, who overcame Graves Disease to become the "fastest woman in the world."
A special friendship develops when a ten-year-old boy is given a slobbering, high-maintenance bloodhound by his parents, who want to teach the youngster responsibility.
An architect moves into a Los Angeles apartment building where someone is killing off the eccentric tenants.
A convict gets his chance for freedom if he helps to set up a scam to capture his ex-cellmate.
A somewhat downtrodden man is beguiled by an enticing woman into a web of sex and murder. She makes a macabre offer: if he kills her husband -- who she claims is physically abusive -- she'll repay the "favor" by killing his wife.
Two brothers live on opposite sides of the law: one is a cop; the other, a crooked businessman working the waterfront. When the policeman is mysteriously murdered by his unlawful partner, his brother tries to avenge his death.
One man, together with his estranged family, must cope with the senseless murder of his daughter and the apathy of an entire community unwilling to bring the killer to justice.
A female lawyer becomes involved in a case in which she defends an inmate on death row who may have been too incompetent to originally stand trial.
A rape victim later marries a man who knows more about the crime than she realized. Based on a true story.
The first in a series of television movies about a semi-retired San Francisco private investigator, Ray Alexander, who works for a famed criminal attorney from out of his restaurant. Alexander tracks down the hit-and-run killer of a prominent psychiatrist.
A feud between two neighbors turns ugly.
Based on the true story of 16-year-old leukemia victim Anissa Ayala, whose parents conceived a baby with the hope that the new child would provide bone marrow to save Anissa's life.
A pregnant, strong-willed woman takes up sailing as part of her therapy while recovering from leukemia. Based on a real-life story, the woman struggles to survive when her boat capsizes during a hurricane.
A father experiences strange apparitions after his daughter is killed in a car accident. A blind woman, who appears to have strong connections to the spirtual world, helps him resolve his relationship with his daughter.
An ex-district attorney who successfully prosecuted a woman for murder fights for the woman's release seven years later as the prisoner is nearing the time for execution.
An agoraphobic woman is held hostage in her home by two murderers.
A female lawyer becomes involved in solving a town's conspiracy of silence about a young rape victim. Based on the 1987 Australian feature film of the same title.
A screenwriter becomes a suspected killer when a series of murders are closely modelled after her own works of fiction.
A gynecologist is sued for malpractice by his patient on whom he has performed a hysterectomy. The suit threatens to end his prestigious medical career. At the same time, he is in the midst of a complicated divorce from his wife, who is trying to buy him out of their successful medical practice. Eve
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