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Writer (feature film)
Based on Colm Toibin's novel, drama follows three generations of women who move to Ireland to take care of the youngest woman's brother as he succumbs to AIDS.
Spider, a deeply disturbed boy, believes his father has brutally murdered his mother and replaced her with a prostitute. He is diagnosed a schizophrenic and is sent to a mental institution, where he remains for twenty years. While institutionalized, he falls in love with the wife of one of the docto
Joe Moore has a beautiful young wife, money owed to him and a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman, reneges on the money he's owed and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore, his partner Bobby Bl
In the mid-south in 1966, small town lawyer Daniel Stewart is facing the opportunity of a lifetime -- to be the first black congressman from his district. The challenge of Daniel's campaign is heightened when the wife of incumbent Horton Roundtree is found murdered in her bed. The suspect is poor bl
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
Cyclops. Jean Grey. Storm... They are the children of the atom, homo superior, the next link in the chain of evolution. Each was born with a unique genetic mutation, which at puberty manifested itself in extraordinary powers: Cyclops' eyes release an energy beam that can rip holes through mountains;
Television movie about twins with opposite personalities who switch identities and join competing soccer teams. Emma is fashion-conscious and Sam is a super athlete. Their dad Jerry owns a sporting goods store and maintains an over-competitive athletic zeal. Their mom Denise is a pyschologist who be
Based on "Ricky Nelson -- Idol For a Generation" by Joel Selvin. The movie chronicles the early years of the teen idol, musician and television star and his relationaship with his father, 1930s bandleader/writer/producer Ozzie Nelson. The story opens on New Year's Eve 1985 as Nelson and his band awa
Television movie based on A.R. Gurney's two-person play tracing the relationship between a man and a woman through their letters from grade school through middle age. Senator Andrew Ladd and artist Melissa Gardner fell in love as children. Their romance is sparked by their extensive correspondence,
Becki and Keith Dilley's lives are shattered when they learn their chances of conceiving a child are low. Just when they are about to give up, Becki becomes pregnant with what doctors believe are quintuplets. But Becki surprises everyone when she gives birth to six babies. With their newly expanded
The funny and poignant story of two outcast thirteen year old boys, one a slow giant and the other a tiny genius, who are ostracized as freaks by the other kids in town but emerge triumphant thanks to their powerful and unique friendship.
Heartbroken by the medical confirmation of her sterility, Kim Lussier appeals to her husband Keith to pursue an immediate adoption. Keith, unsure that he is ready to become a father, tries to delay the process before reluctantly yielding to Kim's pleas. As the Lussiers prepare for the arrival of the
26-year-old Timmy Dolan has always been overly dependent on his parents, Fay and Michael, for emotional and financial support. In an attempt to assert his independence, Timmy moves to Chicago and falls in love with Carolyn Blair, a controlling businesswoman. Although their relationship seems tempest
The world's most notorious doll, Chucky, meets his match--in more ways than one when his ex-girlfriend Tiffany embarks on a mission to get him back into her life so that they can wed. For better or for worse, Chucky and Tiffany will be a matched set if they ever get back into human bodies. To do thi
One night while on shore leave in Sasebo, Japan, U.S. sailor Allen Schindler was followed into a public restroom and beaten to death. While given a military funeral, it was still a full two months after his brutal murder that his mother, Dorothy Hajdys, discovered that her son had been killed by two
Adaptation of Julie Garwood's novel "For the Roses." In 1866 New York, a gang of orphaned street kids "adopts" an hours-old abandoned girl, whom they name Mary Rose. The "family" leaves New York to start a new life in the American West, where they eventually establish a thriving Montana cattle ranch
A young woman is about to marry a very straight-laced rising young politician. Her long divorced parents (with their current spouces) attend the wedding and the old sparks begin to ignite between them.
A ferociously determined mother sees her four-year-old son's treatment for epilepsy failing and, trusting her own study of his case, defies conventional wisdom to enroll him in a controversial diet treatment.
Part-time plasterer and sometime petty thief Frank O''Brien has been commissioned by his dimwit cousin to pull a simple job: just steal a valuable painting and deliver it to a buyer on an upscale New England island. Roz, his had-it-to-here girlfriend who dreams of a more stable--and law-abiding--life, has made him vow that this is the last scam they''ll ever be a part of. As they take up temporary residence in a sumptuous, unoccupied beach house on the posh island, two teams of pursuers are hot on their trail: The FBI, led by O''Malley, who still nurtures an obsession with collaring famous art thief Phil the Shill; and a motley crew of half-wit would-be criminals, led by Frank''s cousin, Beano, the "mastermind" behind the caper who''s discovered the painting is far more valuable than he thought. With their sharp-edged banter and working-class attitude clearly out of place among the upper-crust islanders, Frank and Roz have to spend a riotous weekend just trying to fit in... and get along.
Following the death of her mother, thirteen-year-old Amy is bundled off to the Ontario farm to live with her estranged father, Thomas, an artist/inventor who has shaped his environment to reflect his eclectic interests. One day, Amy''s travels through the farm''s woods lead to a discovery that touches her: a nest of orphaned goose eggs. She nurtures the eggs until they hatch and, since geese imprint on whoever they see first, Amy becomes Mother Goose. Seeing his daughter''s happiness, Thomas does not have the heart to deny her family of goslings. The young geese thrive but their idyll is disturbed when an officious wildlife officer tells Thomas that it is illegal to raise wild geese without clipping their wings. Thomas knows that nature will compel the geese to migrate south, but they''ve never learned to fly and with no other geese to show them how, they seem doomed. Thomas, however, has found a cause and decides to use his modest flying skills and hang glider experience to teach the geese to fly.
Biopic of convicted mobster John Gotti. Based on the book "Gotti: Rise and Fall" as well as court transcripts, newspaper and magazine articles, and FBI surveillance tape transcripts. The movie follows the flamboyant Gotti's rise to power, his seemingly invincible success in avoiding convictions in a
In this contemporary version of Mark Twain's classic tale of a beggar who changes places with a prince, a working-class pizza boy swaps lives with a rock star.
A retired Scotland Yard detective travels to New York City to visit his daughter but soon finds himself embroiled in a case of serial killings that involve the IRA and police corruption.
Big-city psychiatrist Carolyn Giblin dumps her no-good husband and moves her daughter back to her tiny home town in South Carolina. There she finds that the guy she left at the altar still carries a torch.
An undercover cop falls in love with the stepdaughter of a notorious mob figure and must choose between his work and his feelings. Based on the true story of Steve Allie Collura, who portrays another police officer in the movie.
Inspired by actual events surrounding a fertility doctor indicted for inseminating his patients with his own sperm and for giving false positive pregnancy results.
A feuding couple is abducted by a thief after a robbery, and he is forced to play referee to their endless bickering.
One of a series of television movies depicting the exploits of police detective Frank Janek. Janek tries to find a serial killer who glues his victims' eyes and mouths shut and leaves flowers beside the corpses.
One of a series of television movies depicting the exploits of police detective Frank Janek. Janek attempts to solve the murders of six people living in a Manhattan apartment building owned by a famous Broadway producer/director.
A movie telling the story of Amy Fisher, a Long Island, New York, high-school student who allegedly shot her 36-year-old lover's wife.
Set in 1969, the story of a recently widowed Jewish woman from Queens, New York, and her relationship with her family and the Italian man who has loved her from afar for many years.
Mystery set in the New York City art world, about an expert art restorer who, after her husband''s death, discovers she has been deceived for many years.
A young man tries to make good on his promise to find a friend for his developmentally disabled sister.
Special effects expert Rollie Tyler comes out of retirement to help his girlfriend's ex-husband, a police officer, track down a psychopathic criminal, but after witnessing an officer's brutal murder he discovers that he's become entangled in an elaborate police double-cross.
Drama of a mother''s love and self-sacrifice for her daughter.
A television movie in which two women -- a psychologist who is careful not to get too involved, and her patient, an isolated woman dying from cancer -- develop a relationship that grows from doctor and patient to best of friends.
A New York police detective falls in love with a suspect in a murder he is investigating.
A remake of the 1948 feature film "Sorry, Wrong Number." A bedridden millionaire socialite with a heart condition overhears a telephone conversation between two killers plotting a murder. She learns that her husband is leading a double life as a drug dealer and that she is the intended victim of the
After 26 years of marriage, Steve and his wife Jackie decide to call it quits. The newly divorced workaholic finds himself thrust back into the dating scene but the bars and the singles scene is not what either of them expected.
A television movie about a group of women and their guide on an innocent wilderness adventure that turns into a terrifying life-and-death struggle when they are stalked by a desperate, violent fugitive.
Raymond Burr reprises his performance as television''s most celebrated attorney in this movie in which Perry Mason, now an appellate court judge, is forced to resign his post to defend his former secretary, Della Street, on a murder charge.
An Indiana schoolboy dreams of getting a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas.
1954. The boys at Angel Beach High have one thing on their minds and Porky's, the local honky-tonk striptease joint, is the place to get it. But after the dirty half-dozen get thrown out of the club by Porky himself, the gang vow to wreak havoc on the place in revenge.
A boy and a horse forge a close friendship after being shipwrecked together in Africa.
A drama about a woman who faces a harrowing fight to rediscover her personal identity when her husband of fifteen years announces that he is leaving her and their children to search for the indefinable joy he feels is missing from his life. Subsequently a one-hour pilot called "Tom and JoAnn" was ai
The story of a middle-aged wife and mother with two young sons who is forced to face the truth about her life after being confronted by her teenage daughter, born out of wedlock and given up for adoption, who has returned seeking the truth about her origins.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
A photographer in the habit of taking pictures of the women next door becomes embroiled in a mystery when one of the women is murdered.
A courageous 10-year-old boy escapes his kidnappers of six-and-a-half years -- a psychopathic woman and her husband accomplice -- in a desperate attempt to find his real mother and uncover his past.
A mother and daughter begin a new life in a Canadian mining town.
This contemporary retelling of Oscar Wilde's macabre tale is given a change of sex with Dorian now a beautiful, never-aging model. Anthony Perkins is the evil fashion world manipulator who leads her into a life of corruption, and Joseph Bottoms is her lover who has deserted his pregnant wife for her
Edward Asner is a happily married family man and owner of a parking garage in Manhattan, who drifts into a romance with one of his customers, attractive Meredith Baxter, who has been having troubles with her lover.
Writer (TV Mini-Series)
An eight-hour miniseries based on Alexandra Ripley's novel, "Scarlett," the sequel to "Gone With the Wind." Scarlett O'Hara travels to Ireland to be with family and escape the confusion of her rocky marriage to Rhett Butler.<P>Separated from Scarlett and seeking a divorce, Rhett is now pursued passi
Alex Haley's story of his paternal grandmother, who was born into slavery, the daughter of a slave and a white Civil War colonel of Irish descent. Caucasian in appearance, she lived as a white after the Civil War.
Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)
Writer (TV Mini-Series)
Dramatization of the life of eccentric heiress Doris Duke who, at the age of thirteen, inherited $100 million from her tobacco millionaire father Buck Duke. The bond between Doris and her father was powerful but he taught Doris that she could trust no one. Her mother Nanaline rejected Doris from the
Miniseries based on Erich Segal's novel. Dr. Matthew Hiller meets the lovely Silvia Dalessandro while working for an international medical organization. The two are kindred spirits and fall in love, despite her pending pre-arranged marriage. When the lovers are stationed in Africa, they are ambushed
A miniseries based on the life of actress Mia Farrow.
Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part, five-hour miniseries based on the true story of the 1979 "Main Line" murder case which involved the murder of a teacher and the disappearance of her two children. The story also involves the seven-year investigation that led to the conviction of two of the teacher's colleagues. --BASELIN
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