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Cast (feature film)
Semi-biographical story of Thomas Kinkade and how he was motivated to become an aritst when his mother was in danger of losing the family home.
Recently widowed Karen Tunny and her two daughters, Sarah and Emma, move to a remote mountain home which Karen has inherited from the family of her late husband. However, she is unaware that the home is situated near an old mine, the site of an early 20th century tragedy in which many children were
Ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men, the Firefly family wakes up one morning with guns blazing--yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendezvous with th
Archaeologist Matt Fletcher uncovers a hidden tomb containing the mummy of a giant that's been buried since the time of the great flood in the Bible. Now, Matt has to stop a Fallen Angel who has come to earth to revive the giant and bring about a new age of these terrible creatures!
When Harlan Carruthers, a charismatic cowboy who seems as if he would be much more at home in Monument Valley than in the San Fernando Valley, has a chance encounter with Tobe, a bored and restless suburban teenager, both of their lives are turned upside down. To Harlan, Tobe embodies all the purity
Set in the Old West, Marshal Mike Blueberry, battles to unite the natives who raised him with the people he belongs to. Initiated by the Indians, Mike Blueberry, a marshal in Palomito, tries to maintain the fine balance between two civilizations, at the risk of not belonging anywhere. But when a kil
Three stories interconnect in a Colorado Rockies community as a man struggles to deal with a wife who won't or can't get out of bed, a pregnant teen finds herself with limited choices and a pair of brothers come to realize how little they know of the rest of the world.
Based on Grisham's novel of the same name that is a semi-autobiographical coming of age story about the grandson of a cotton farmer in rural Arkansas whose quiet life becomes complicated when he witnesses a murder.
At Eastland High School, new guy Gil Harris is Mr. Popularity. Mysterious and charming, Gil has girls falling all over him and thugs scrambling to get his back. He's got Eastland High in the palm of his hand. But Gil's also got a secret. Not so long ago, at Rocky Creek High School, Gil, formerly
Longtime partners Parker and Longbaugh are hoping for a quick and nonviolent payoff when they abduct Robin, a young woman carrying the child of a wealthy Southwestern couple. But kidnapping proves to be much more complicated, logistically and psychologically, than other felonies they've committed. P
Sandra Thomas is driving to meet her sister Alice when her car is forced off the road. She accepts a lift from a passer-by, Jake, who is obsessed with the workings of chance. That night, they meet the man who ran her car off the road and discover him to be Santini, a con-man. But Jake may also be no
A visiting city reporter''''s assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire.
Now a college professor, an ex-cop is enlisted by the widow of a murdered campus colleague to investigate the case.
Three frightening stories unfold with Lysette Anthony playing different characters in each segment. In "The Graveyard Rats," a young wife conspires with her lover to murder her wealthy husband. In "Bobby," a woman uses mystical incantations to resurrect her dead son. "He Who Kills," the final segmen
When a single mother and high-powered Chicago ad executive returns to her home town in Kansas to care for her ailing father, she rediscovers the joys and hardships of farm life.
After 25 years, the man convicted of murdering a woman's parents is released from prison. He blames her testimony for his conviction and begins threatening her. When he's murdered, she has to move quickly to discover the identity of the real killer.
Santee and his friend Eddie are pulled over by a traffic cop while hauling a load of stolen cars through the California desert. The ensuing confrontation leaves Eddie dead and Santee holding a smoking gun with the also-slayed cop in front of him. With his proclamations that he is innocent of murderi
A Western gambler tries to raise the entry fee for a high-stakes poker game.
Henry Casey and White Fang help an Indian tribe solve the mystery of their disappearing caribou supply.
An American ex-patriot, while on a trek with two researchers in the Burmese jungles, meets up with a wartime enemy set on settling an old score.
Burger chefs leave their jobs to become scuba instructors.
A lawyer and martial artist embarks on a supernatural quest for self-knowledge.
A former Marine is hired to teach discipline to some of the rougher students in the Miami inner city school system.
A punk female murderer is transformed into a bourgeois assassin by an underground government agency.
A troubled adolescent boy, intent on passing the entrance exam to an exclusive military academy, is mentored by a reclusive, disfigured former teacher.
The story of a lost genie in search of his bottle.
A slow-witted teenager develops a super intellect when he becomes a guinea pig for a scientist experimenting with virtual reality.
Twin brothers meet, after being raised apart in different cultures, and take on the Chinese mafia in Hong Kong to avenge the murder of their parents and to reclaim their stolen inheritance.
An older, female concert pianist and an eighteen-year-old experience a deep, unsettling desire for each other, which is ignited and driven by their mutual love of music.
A doctor at a mental hospital terrorizes the patients.
A television movie sequel based on the long-running CBS series, "Gunsmoke." Matt Dillon attempts to rescue his daughter, whom he has never seen, from her Apache captors.
The fourth of NBC's "Desperado" television movies which continues the adventures of roving cowboy Duell McCall. McCall, on the run and framed for crimes he didn't commit, returns to Bisbee, Arizona, to discover that Nora has given birth to their son. Sheriff Campbell offers to clear McCall's name on
A fugitive bounty hunter becomes involved with the wife of the man he is hunting.
After being set up by the Mafia, two rival policeman are forced to ban together to free themselves, and clear their names.
Fletch, the investigative journalist, goes to Louisiana for a vacation and finds himself involved in some local intrigue.
Comedy about the conflicts which arise when a high school, about to be closed down, tries to raise money by using school funds to bet on a drag race.
"Suite Nothings," a phone-sex operation, sees its initial success stalled by a series of brutal murders. Attractive female workers are being knocked off one by one, and while the killer leaves little for the police to go on, it seems that the killer is one of Suite Nothings' most unlikely clients.
An artist finds himself involved in a murder when he saves a man who has been stabbed.
Joshua Bodeen is a rowdy rebel who is appointed sheriff of Liberty County, Arizona, after he accidentally foils a bank robbery. As his first official duty, he investigates the suspicious death of his predecessor, and he tries to enlist the help of his deputies -- who are more accumstomed to arrestin
A film based on the true story of Florence "Pancho" Barnes, a Pasadena debutante who fled an arranged marriage to become an ace pilot and a contemporary of Amelia Earhart. Through her efforts, the Motion Picture Stunt Pilots Association was created. Barnes later trained many of the flyers who became
The origins of the feuds and fortunes of the Ewings and Barnes clan are chronicled in this self-contained "prequel" to the popular "Dallas" series, spanning the years from the Depression through the early 1950s. Larry Hagman, as J.R. Ewing, spins the tale which unfolds entirely in flashback and has
The life of a newspaper editor is dramatically affected when his girlfriend returns from a Hawaiian holiday with a frightening personality change. When she tries to kill him, Armour kills her in self-defense and is forced to run for his life when he realizes that a group of deadly humanoid aliens ar
An aging motor-cross racer, already having lost his wife and daughter to his footlooseness and now about to have his semi-tractor cab repossessed, vows to make one last go of it on his bike in the race of his career. Filmed entirely on location in Dallas.
A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two teen girls to fight the evil types who survive... and still find time to go to the mall.
This reunion film brought Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, superspy stars of television between 1964 and 1968, out of comfortable retirement -- the former had become a computer company mogul, the latter the head of a trendy Park Avenue fashion salon -- to do battle once again with their arch enemy,
In this pilot to a prospective Travis McGee detective series, Sam Elliott portrays John D. MacDonald's world-weary private eye trying to help charter boat skipper friend Richard Farnsworth salvage his reputation that sank when his boat ran aground, resulting in a death that just might have been fake
Light-hearted Western teams an aging hired gunfighter and a determined Catholic nun in an effort to find sanctuary for a group of unwanted Apache children -- and they find the perfect spot: the town saloon that had been converted from the wooden frame church that used to stand there.
Jack Williams was the best friend of Vietnam veteran and detective Mike Hammer. When Jack is murdered, Mike makes it his business to solve the crime. He is helped by his secretary Velda, and partly helped, partly hindered by the Chief of Police, Pat Chambers. On the trail of the killer, Mike discove
In this Western from Louis L''Amour''s library of sagebrush sagas, Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott, brothers on opposite sides in the Civil War, return home to find that their younger brother, Jeffrey Osterhage, their two sisters, and Elliott''s sweetheart, Katharine Ross (his subsequent real-life wife), have been abducted by a ragtag band of renegades led by Geoffrey Lewis, a rebel officer unable to accept the Confederacy''s defeat. Their plan is to exchange the prisoners for guns and ammunition from arms merchant Gene Evans so that they can continue to fight against the Union. Much of the same cast and crew worked previously on the two-part adaptation of L''Amour''s "The Sacketts" (1979). One of the now-rare TV Westerns, it was cited for special recognition at the first TV-Movie Awards from the Locarno Film Festival in 1983.
The dramatization, with contemporary feminist overtones, of the last few months in the life of the notorious Old West bandit queen, from the time she was burned out of her ranch in Texas where she is living with her Indian husband and her son by outlaw Jim Reed and daughter by Cole Younger to her be
Billy McCoy presents "Bronco Billy's Wild West Show" a traveling show that has seen better days. When he meets Anoinette, a woman from a rich family who has been left without a dime, she becomes the new assistant in his act. Things don't get much better for the traveling show, but Antoinette warms u
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.
Philo Beddoe lives with his crazy mother and his orangutan Clyde while trying to return to making a living as a bare-knuckle fighter. Philo is offered a contest with Jack Wilson who is the East Coast champion, and is sponsored by the Mafia. After Philo inadvertently saves Jack''s life, the match is in question, so the mob kidnaps Philo''s girlfriend to force him to go on with the fight, and Philo and Jack join forces against them.
Tilt is the story of a young girl (Tilt (Brenda Louise Davenport)), who is a pinball machine wizard. Because she does not get on with her parents, Tilt is contemplating running away from home, and skipping school one day she decides to go to Mickey's Bar. Mickey, who is Tilt's good friend, helps her set up a gambler for a pinball game. Because the gambler is unaware of Tilt's pinball wizardry, he is easily hustled out of his money. While watching the confrontation, a young man (Neil Gallagher), who is a potential country and western singer and who has tried to hustle and cheat the pinball champion (Harold "The Whale" Remmens), is impressed with Tilt's ability, congratulating her after the win. Because Neil Gallagher has to raise money to make a demo tape of his songs, he has an idea of taking Tilt with him and having her hustle would-be gamblers. Neil invites Tilt to watch him sing at a rock concert, and after seeing him sing, she believes that he can become a great singer. Henry Bertolino, Neil's manager, thinks his plan is a bad idea and they have a dispute resulting in Henry abandoning Neil. Neil Gallagher then explains his story to Tilt, telling her that they will have a contract between them, and because she was already considering leaving home, she decides to go with Neil. But Tilt is unaware that she will eventually be playing Harold "The Whale" Remmens.
A runner, serving a life sentence at Folsom Prison, works at becoming the world's fastest miler and wins a chance to compete for a spot on the Olympic team. Peter Strauss won the Emmy Award for his work in this film which also was nominated as the year's Outstanding Drama. Patrick Nolan and Michael
A young San Francisco lawyer, an assistant district attorney by day, straps on his samurai sword at night to do battle with a power-mad tycoon who is plotting to destroy San Francisco with an earthquake machine, in this pilot for a prospective martial arts series.
A trucker and fist-fighter roams the valley with his pet orangutan.
Fictionalized from events during producer/director/writer Dan Curtis' boyhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 1930s, this sentimental drama tells of a local attorney who succumbs to the pleas of his nine-year-old daughter and agrees to defend on homicide charges a mute handyman the girl has befri
An ex-Olympic ski champion becomes the sheriff in his hometown, Sun Valley, just in time to investigate the slaying of a member of a ski team that has come to the resort for training. This was the first of two pilot movies for a never-aired "Stedman" series.
An undercover policewoman becomes a target for elimination by a crime syndicate and must flee for her life after being framed for murder in this prospective series pilot which bore a close resemblance to "The Fugitive" with a change of gender.
An English lord who had once lived among the Indians returns to save his tribe from ruthless trappers.
Rascally Joshua Cabe is back for his third go-around (John McIntire takes over for Dan Dailey who previously took over for Buddy Ebsen) and is wrongly convicted of murder, so his "daughters" devise a daring plot to smuggle him out of prison and cheat the hangman.
A biographical dramatization of the life and times of the world-renowned illusionist and escape artist whose glittering career masked a deep obsession with the occult, culminated by a vow that he would one day speak from the beyond, a promise he made to his wife on his deathbed in 1926. Ruth Gordon
An Arab chief triggers an international incident when he kidnaps an American widow and her children.
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War.
A beauty contest disrupts the lives of a group of small-town eccentrics.
Walker and Kibby run a liquor smuggling operation in Mexico during Prohibition. They team up with Claire, a cabaret singer with connections to some nightclub owners. Things get complicated when Walker and Kibby both fall in love with Claire who can't decide which one she likes the best. But while th
A heist comedy pitting a dogged retired cop against a dapper gangster and his cohorts who, with four million dollars in diamonds in their possession, use a cross-country bus to make their getaway.
When a young thief named Lightfoot inadvertently rescues veteran bank robber Thunderbolt by running over his pursuer, the two team up to find money from a heist that was never recovered.
A pilot film about a fugitive gunfighter, disguised as a preacher, who is faced with defending townspeople at the mercy of a crooked land baron.
Loosely based on the Clark Gable/Lana Turner/Claire Trevor 1941 movie (at least the character names of the principals match), this light-hearted Western follows the exploits of two hapless con-men operating in the boom towns of the Old West.
Georgia sheriff mistakes two young men as the murderers of his wife.
A mysterious gunman signs on to protect a small town from bandits.
An aging gunfighter''''s dreams of retirement are thwarted by a hero-worshipping young man.
After several townspeople are savagely murdered, a sheriff in the Louisiana bayous searches for a crazed killer and becomes convinced that he's chasing a modern-day werewolf.
Documentary that explores actor/director Clint Eastwood and his art by juxtaposing each major stage in his life with a corresponding stage in the thematic development of his work. Eastwood tells his own story, from his childhood in Depression-era Northern California, to life in the stratosphere of f
Ice skating greats perform to some of Disney's most memorable music -- from "Mary Poppins," "Snow White," "Cinderella," "Peter Pan," "The Lion King," "Lady and the Tramp," "Aladdin" and "Fantasia."
A variety special starring the Smothers Brothers. The theme of this special is the comedy conflict between the rugged individualism of the Old West and the travails of the modern day lonely guy.
A variety special starring the Smothers Brothers and featured guests. The theme of this special is the games people play. Dick Smothers's decision to leave his brother for a solo career results in some strange after-effects.
A Smothers Brothers special featuring improbable pairings between fathers and sons, opera and hard rock, and other unlikely combinations.
A story about a Minneapolis family living a slightly cracked version of domestic bliss.
A variety special featuring the Smothers Brothers and their guests.
A variety special featuring The Smothers Brothers and various musical/comedy performers.
A special consisting of four comedy sketches written and introduced by recently discovered writers competitively selected at the American Film Institute's Television Writers Comedy Workshop, underwritten by NBC, which was conducted in the summer of 1986. The four sketches are titled: "Gwendolyn," "T
The story, set in Beverly Hills, California, follows the adventures of Richard Manning III, a once-wealthy playboy who poses as a butler to remain in his former mansion--now owned by Ruby Hopper, an Iowa country bumkin turned millionaire. In the pilot episode, Richard seeks a way to raise $5,000 to
A story of courage as seen through the experiences of Julie Ward, a sixteen-year-old paraplegic who learns to live with and overcome the disadvantages of her handicap. The program is based on NBC's 1980 television movie, "Skyward," and attempts to continue the story where the television film left of
A variety special featuring the Smothers Brothers and their guests.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Two-part miniseries depicting the story of how Teddy Roosevelt led a regiment of cavalry in a charge up San Juan Hill in Cuba during the Spanish-American War in 1898.
A miniseries sequel to the "Gambler" television movies. Hawkes searches for his son who is on the run with the notorious outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Best-selling author Stephen King's hugely popular chiller about modern-day vampirism in New England emerged as a two-part four-hour film, with David Soul as a successful novelist who returns to his boyhood home and finds strange doings, behind many of which is a sinister-looking antique dealer playe
A fact-based drama, supposedly drawn from FBI files, detailing the story of three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi in 1964 and the subsequent investigation leading to the conviction of seven Ku Klux Klansmen.
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