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An adaptation of Nicolas Roeg's 1976 theatrical film of the same title starring David Bowie, about an alien marooned on Earth who is tracked by the military as he helps others during his search for a way to build a spaceship to return to his doomed world.
After having their home devastated by malevolent spirits, the Freeling family was unable to convince the insurance company of what happened to the property, so unable to afford a new place of their own, Steve, Diane, and their two children move in with Diane''s mother. But they soon learn that this house was also built over haunted ground. One hundred years earlier, a deranged cult leader killed his followers in the area and now his spirit has returned, intent on kidnapping their youngest child, Carol Anne. Once again, the Freelings call upon psychic medium Tangina Barrons to help them, and also enlist a Native American spiritualist named Taylor.
In an Italian-American enclave of New York's Greenwich Village, a young man struggling to make it contends with his dim-witted cousin and sidekick whose botched get rich-quick schemes get them in trouble with the local mob.
Two space pirates are dragooned into helping a princess find her father.
Dudley Moore, Mary Steenburgen, Frances Sternhagen, Janet Eilber, Robyn Douglass, Ron Leibman. Based on the play by Bernard Slade (author of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR), this lightweight comedy traces the personal and professional lives of two writing partners over the years
A scientist battles the military for control of a machine that records sensory experiences-including death.
Nastassia Kinski plays a small town college girl from Wisconsin who runs off to Paris, becomes a famous international model, and infiltrates a ring of dangerous terrorists. An over-the-top espionage thriller written, produced, and directed by James Toback and featuring that famous scene where Rudolf Nureyev plays Nastassia like a violin.
James Brolin plays a tenderfoot rancher in this contemporary Western, a disillusioned schoolteacher who returns from the big city to the scene of his boyhood to fulfill a dream, and Ted Danson is a crippled ex-rodeo performer he hires to teach him the ropes and help run the spread. Annie Potts is the local cafe owner who gives them a boost on behalf of the locals, while land baron Randy Quaid, crooked banker George DiCenzo and nasty Sheriff Michael Pataki conspire to grab Brolin''s land. Filmed in and near Waxahachie, Texas. (James Brolin replaced Gary Busey after one day of filming.)
A group of friends who hang out in a Baltimore diner face the problems of growing up.
A marine biologist falls for a prostitute in an offbeat waterfront town.
Evil spirits abduct a suburban family''s daughter causing chaos and havoc.
A flamboyant star throws a TV comedy show into chaos.
Beating out Bob Fosse''s "Star 80" by nearly two years, this version of the tragic story of "Playboy" centerfold Dorothy Stratten, the starry-eyed Canadian teenager who went to Hollywood seeking stardom, gave Jamie Lee Curtis her first TV starring role and Bruce Weitz (Belker on "Hill Street Blues") his as seedy promoter Paul Snider, who promised the girl a career both as a star and as his wife. Mitchell Ryan is Hugh Hefner and Robert Reed a fictional director named David Palmer (loosely based on Peter Bogdanovich).
A two-bit promoter tries to take a women''''s wrestling team to the top.
An artist paralyzed in a car wreck fights the medical establishment.
Girlhood friends become romantic and literary rivals in this remake of Old Acquaintance.
A traveling salesman's music-inspired dreams lead to tragedy.
A suicidal neurotic keeps getting between a hit man and his job.
True story of a divorced father in search of his children when his ex-wife enters the witness relocation program.
A detective is in jeopardy after discovering a synthetic formula for gasoline.
Steve is a struggling actor who gets a job dressing up as the comic book hero Captain Avenger for appearances at book stores and conventions. While in costume, Steve manages to stop a grocery store hold-up, and because he leaves as soon as the police arrive, witnesses take his modest behavior as proof that he is an actual superhero. When the mayor of the city politicizes the situation to help him win the next election, the public turns against Captain Avenger. But after Steve rescues several people from a fire while wearing his street clothes, he becomes a real hero.
A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son.
A high school student takes off in search of his stolen, rebuilt Corvette.
A lady doctor investigates a series of strange deaths and disappearing bodies at her hospital.
An ex-comedian fights to keep a failing nightclub alive as a showcase for aspiring young comics.
An up-and-coming rock singer falls for a deaf woman.
A sophisticated computer falls in love with its creator''''s wife and terrorizes her.
The second Abel Marsh pilot film, a sequel to "The Girl in the Empty Grave" (1977), deals with a military conspiracy surrounding the destruction and scandal caused by chemical spillage from an army tanker truck.
In this pilot film for a series about a small-town police chief, an investigation is launched after a girl, believed to have died months earlier, turns up at the funeral of her murdered parents. Andy Griffith, in search of a successful follow-up series to "The Andy Griffith Show," played his familiar homespun law enforcer, this time without laughs, and without a series.
A 20-year-old who spent the first ten years of his life running wild in the forest after being raised by predatory animals now strikes out on his own in search of his identity. Subsequently, this became a once-in-a-while series during the 1977-78 season.
A buckskin-clad mountain scout helps to move his parents, his brother and sister-in-law and their four children westward in 1860 ahead of the impending war.
A public defender tries to reform a female car thief.
A retired man discovers his only son is gay.
A future police officer uncovers the deadly secret behind a society that worships youth.
An aspiring western novelist in thirties Hollywood becomes a low-budget cowboy star.
A vivid re-creation of the Texas Tower massacre of August 4, 1966, during which disturbed student Charles Whitman holed up with a gun in the tower of the University of Texas and began firing on people below, killing thirteen and wounding thirty-four.
A feuding comedy team reunites for a television comeback.
The sheriff of a ski resort town is challenged by a murderer who leaves spray-painted messages next to his victims for the perplexed lawman. This was a pilot film for a proposed Andy Griffith series that failed to materialize.
An update of the oft-filmed "The Three Godfathers," previously made in 1916 with Harry Carey, repeating his role in John Ford''s 1919 version ("Marked Men"), in William Wyler''s 1929 adaptation ("Hell''s Heroes") with Charles Bickford, in Richard Boleslavski''s 1936 production with Chester Morris and Walter Brennan, and in John Ford''s Technicolor version with John Wayne in 1948, dedicated to Harry Carey. Three Civil War prisoners, fleeing from both Confederates and Apaches, risk their freedom and lives to aid a dying woman and become guardians of her newborn child.
A young newspaperman drops out following his friend''s suicide, sets out cross-country on his motorcycle in his quest for the meaning of life and befriends a runaway bride, Another searching soul, in this variation of the "Route 66" series-becoming involved weekly in the lives of diverse people subsequently during the 1969-70 TV season. Veteran actor Akim Tamiroff made his farewell TV appearance in this one.
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