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Cast (feature film)
A portrait of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty who was a pioneer in the field of casting before the job even received a significant credit. Establishing herself in the early 1960s with two groundbreaking television series - "Naked City" and "Route 66" - she went on to become the
Rango is a chameleon living as an ordinary family pet that dreams of being a fearless hero and is challenged to become just that when he inadvertently becomes the sheriff of a lawless desert town called Dirt.
When Andy leaves for college, his toys are accidentally donated to a daycare center where the children do not treat them well, so they plot their escape.
Lou Ford is a handsome, charming and unassuming small town sheriff's deputy living in an idyllic West Texas town in the early 1950's. A lifelong resident, Ford has difficulty juggling his long-term girlfriend Amy, a prostitute named Joyce that he mistakenly falls for, and containing the sociopathic
Detective Dave Robicheaux is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie Balboni. But during his investigation Robicheaux is led into a series of surreal encounters with a troop of Confederate soldiers.
Charlie Wilson was a bachelor congressman from Texas who had a habit of showing up in hot tubs with strippers and cocaine. His "Good Time Charlie" exterior, however, masked an extraordinary mind, a deep sense of patriotism and a passion for the underdog, and in the early 1980s the underdog was Afgha
Carter Page is a well-heeled and popular socialite who serves as confidant, companion, and card partner to some of the capitol's leading ladies. These pampered women are married to the most powerful men in America, and when their husbands are too busy running the country to attend to their wives, th
Bob Lee Swagger, a former Marine Corps sniper, leaves the military after a mission goes bad. After he is reluctantly pressed back into service, Swagger is double-crossed again. With two bullets in him and the subject of a nationwide manhunt, Swagger begins his revenge, which will take down the most powerful people in the country.
When Lars Torvik's grandmother Inge dies in 2004, he is faced with a decision--sell the family farm on which she lived since 1920, or cling to the legacy of the land. Seeking advice, he turns to the memory of Inge and the stories that she had passed on to him. Inge arrives in Minnesota in 1920 to ma
A kindhearted, mute janitor, Gigot, befriends and looks after a drug addict's little girl after she is orphaned. Together, they find hope and friendship in their troubled lives.
Life is hard growing up in the Ozarks in the Great Depression. But Billy Coleman saves his money and eventually buys two coonhounds that become his best friends and his partners in his quest to win the annual coon-hunt contest. A
The shape of a young man's life is described through encounters at three different ages; with a fast-talking trickster at age 9, with a hell-raising uncle at age 14, and with the woman of his adolescent dreams, only he is now 23 and she is 37.
Television movie version of the NBC police drama series "Homicide: Life on the Street." When leading mayoral candidate Lieutenant Al Giardello is shot, the detectives reunite to search for the perpetrator.
In a small Mississippi town, Cookie Orcutt discreetly kills herself in order to join her late husband. But her uptight daughter can't stand the idea of a suicide in the family, and rearranges the evidence to seem like murder. The investigation of the alleged murder reveals hidden secrets about the p
In 1930s Harlem, fast talking hustler Ray scams straightlaced Claude into traveling south together to pick up some moonshine and make some quick cash. Instead, they are arrested for a murder actually committed by a corrupt local sheriff, and sentenced to life in prison in Mississippi. Over the years, the pair form a bond, despite being very different and frequently fighting. They scheme to escape, and keep hoping for justice.
A chronicle of the burgeoning relationship between a young ex-con, Paul, and his new work partner, Murph, a veteran municipal employee facing his upcoming retirement. The film begins the day the recently parolled Paul -- jailed for holding up a Dunkin' Donuts in a moment of financial desperation --
A man convicted of murdering his wife is offered a chance to have his sentence lessened if he can persuade his heavily-recruited basketball star son to sign with a local college.
A television movie about the Native American warrior, part of a series of telefilms with Indian themes. Crazy Horse, chief of the Oglala Sioux, leads his people back to their home in the hills of South Dakota rather than be relocated to reservations. Later, a joint Sioux-Cheyenne force lead by Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull decimated Colonel George Custer and 225 members of the 7th Cavalry at the Little Bighorn on June 25, 1876.
A former train robber tries to recover some stolen gold and must battle his selfish sons.
A brutal murder is committed in the Florida Everglades. Eight years later, a principled Harvard law professor tries to save the convicted man on Death Row who swears he''s innocent of that crime. For the small-town detective who investigated the killing, however, there''s no question he caught the right man--and no last-minute intervention is going to keep that cold-blooded killer out of the electric chair. Someone is the mastermind of a deadly game... and all roads lead back to the site of that long-ago murder--where, this time, there are two intended victims.
Black American troops stationed in war-torn England prepare to fight the Germans in Europe. One young black soldier, Travis befriends Maggie, an English woman whose husband, Edward, is fighting overseas. Lonely and confused by her husband's infidelities, Maggie soon finds comfort in the arms of Trav
As a radio station is about to go on the air in 1939, mishap and murder ensue.
A futuristic suspense thriller set in the first half of the 21st century.
Ed, an average, everyday kinda guy, brings his beloved mom back from the dead. But when his re-animated mother turns out to be a bug-eating, chainsaw wielding fiend, he realizes he's made a grave mistake.
All his life, people have told Rudy he''s not good enough, not smart enough, not big enough. But nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame. From the time he''s a young boy, Rudy is determined to join the Fighting Irish. But his blue collar family only laughs at his ambitions - they know Rudy will follow his father and brothers to the local steel mill. And, for four long years after high school, he does just that. But some dreams won''t die, as Rudy proves when he goes to heroic lengths to win admission to Notre Dame. Once there, he becomes a walk-on player, serving as little more than a human tackling dummy against the starting players. Bloodied but unbeaten, Rudy wins the respect of legendary coach Ara Parseghian and the other Irish players, who give him one shot at gridiron glory.
An emotionally fragile woman suspects her husband and his sister of being closer than siblings ought.
Two unassuming, less-than-adept ex-cons encounter humorous calamities and outrageous characters while trying to survive in the world.
A super-soldier dons red, white and blue to fight the Nazis in this colorful movie based on the hero from Marvel Comics. Injected with a secret serum, WWII washout Steve Rogers (Matt Salinger) becomes a super-powered hero that takes on the Red Skull and his band of Nazi thugs. But when he's frozen i
Story of one man's obsession with a woman, whose boyfriends inexplicably fall prey to murder.
Peter falls for Rita upon first meeting her, and the two begin a whirlwind romance that quickly leads to marriage. But when another man kisses Rita on her wedding day, the two magically change souls, and Peter must track down the love of his life if he is ever to truly see her again.
A spoof, a la "Airplance!," of submarine movies.
Inspired by the life story of American-Irish singer Joseph Locke, whose disappearance in the 1950s led to his identity being assumed by an imposter until Locke resurfaced 20 years later.
Set just before Christmas 1945, a young boy investigates the mysterious beating of his best friend's father with the assistance of his favorite comic book hero.
A housewife is possessed by the devil and is given an exorcism on national television.
A movie based on the events leading up to the terrorist bombing of a Pam Am airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988.
Film is based on Jimmy Dean's 1961 ballad "Big Bad John."
A young boy is the sole survivor after a plane crashes in the woods, and with hatchet in hand, he must find his way out.
The attempts of a CIA deserter to lead a civilian life are thwarted by an ambitious superior officer who fears his overactive conscience may be a threat. He is hounded by hired assassins and eventually flushed out of hiding for a final confrontation with his nemesis.
A young team back from the future pursue an evil scientist bent on destruction.
A Vietnam War veteran renounces the military, but after his wife and daughter are killed by terrorists, he returns to warfare.
A Middle Eastern terrorists finds a target in an exclusive part of Palm Beach -- a monarch who has sought refuge in the United States. Meanwhile, Detective B.L. Stryker accidentally discovers that he is in the middle of an intricately planned FBI undercover operation.
A young European lawyer concluding music negotiations in Nashville becomes entangled in a menacing affair when he picks up a hitchhiker.
True story of a man who was insitutionalized after being perceived as mentally disturbed.
Updated version of Howard Hawks' 1940 film "His Girl Friday" and Lewis Milestone's 1931 film "The Front Page" which were based on the Hecht-MacArthur play "The Front Page." In this version, the story focuses on a career television news anchorwoman, fed up with having no social life, preparing to mar
Based on Sheb Wooley's rock hit, an alien arrives on earth and becomes a rock 'n' roll star.
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 new priest is assigned to a parish where his predecessors have met violent deaths.
With a cache of a million dollars buried on a remote island 35 miles from Cuba, a band of fortune-seekers set out to recover it. Along the way, they must not only avoid detection by Cuban authorities and pirates, but deal with constant betrayals and double-crossing on their own boat.
Joe Paris, a cop suspended from active duty, awakens from an alcoholic binge to discover that he is being charged for a murder he has no memory of. Jenny Hudson, his court-appointed defense lawyer, is a young feminist eager to prove herself in the courtroom. Joe's history of violence and the physical evidence against him give the D.A. an airtight case, so Jenny and Joe realize the only way to prove his innocence is to find the real killer themselves.
After her business owner father kicks pregnant Annie May Bonner out of his house, she marries Jesse, the working-class son of one of her father's employees.
An alcoholic gets fired from his job as a librarian, and to the woods where he meets the girl of his dreams.
The Fourth Protocol is a top secret agreement between the United States, Great Britain, and Russia to stop smuggling nuclear weapons. But some rogue spies are intent on defying the agreement and destroying NATO in the process. British agent John Preston begins to notice nuclear weapons components coming into the country and is suspicious, but he can''t convince his superiors, who assume he is simply displaying Cold War anti-communist paranoia. So Preston starts collecting clues to solve the mystery of who is attempting to break the Fourth Protocol.
Recast and redirected recreations of four classic tales from the landmark "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" of three TV decades earlier, with introductions by a computer colorized Hitchcock himself (and voice-over narration by John Huston), comprised this television-movie anthology which became the pilot
A group of American passengers aboard a hijacked domestic flight overthrow the four terrorists holding them captive and judge them for their crime before the plane lands.
To support her ailing coal miner father disabled with black lung disease, and her young son, a divorcee leaves her low-paying job as a waitress in the local diner to seek employment in the mines and struggles to retain her dignity while encountering harassment, humiliation, a near rape -- and expuls
Stoker Ace is a fast living, hard-driving stock car racer whose high spirited antics finally catch up with him. He is forced into the clutches of a greedy fried chicken magnate, who watns him for all he is worth, both on and off the track.
A translation error causes tragedy for a Mexican-American family.
On one of his bratty son Eric''s annual visits, the plutocrat US Bates takes Eric to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor, Jack Brown, who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers many indignities as Eric''s "toy," but gradually teaches the lonely boy what it is like to have and to be a friend.
A newly ordained minister accepts a summer job with a dynamic TV evangelist only to find deep conflicts between the latter's conventional activities servicing his community's spiritual needs and his power wielded as a television celebrity. A similarly titled theatrical feature dealt more light-heart
On the verge of giving up his powers for love, the man of steel is confronted with three super-criminals.
Idealistic young teacher, attacked in her classroom, decides to buck the system in an attempt to make schools safer, over the advice of her principal who, unwilling to rock the boat, tries to gloss over the hazardous conditions.
After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, a woman begins to shrink, baffling scientists, and capturing the attention of a group of evil people who want to take over the world by shrinking everyone.
In this TV adaptation of Elia Kazan's notable 1961 film of William Inge's bittersweet drama of young love in 1928 Kansas, Melissa Gilbert and Cyril O'Reilly take the roles played originally by Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty as Deanie Loomis, the girl from the strict home who is on the verge of an em
Richard Widmark is a big city judge involved in a forced busing dispute as the climax of his long career. The friendship between two families -- one white, one black -- and their sons, who are buddies, provides the microcosm of this major social issue that has been argued for several decades.
A retired CIA agent threatens to publish an embarrassing book of memoirs about his colleagues.
A drama about a rural American couple who become increasingly embittered as they cope with governmental indifference in their search for the truth behind the death of their son in Vietnam -- killed by friendly fire from American artillery. Based on the true story of war activist Peg Mullen. Emmy Awa
Harry Flowers is a timid employee of the credit card company AmSucCo and is married to the daughter of his overbearing boss. When he reaches his limit on being pushed around, Harry assumes a new identity, a gruff, direct, and sexual aggressive man who eventually winds up with million of dollars as a result of the change in his personality.
An ambitious Southern boy tries to set himself up as a street preacher.
In the days after Pearl Harbor, Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion.
A struggling doctor finds challenge and reward with her young patient.
The legendary man of steel fights to save the world and his true love from Lex Luthor''''s criminal plots.
A sensitive drama about a mother who battles to keep her son when her ex-husband sues for custody because she is a lesbian and has moved in with her lover.
Small town bankers try to cover up a missing $100,000 from the bank examiner.
An ambitious production of questionable accuracy spanning the rise and fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy as uncovered by a fictional veteran newsman and the ambitious young lady investigative reporter assigned to assist him. Emmy Awards went to Burgess Meredith for his portrayal of Joseph Welch and
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.
When an eager youth illegally crosses the U.S./Mexican border to find a new life in the promised land--where he must prove himself to be the "man of his family"--what awaits him is heartbreak and exploitation.
Regan MacNeil is now seventeen, and although she appears to be normal after her demonic possession as a child, she is monitored regularly at a psychiatric institution. A troubled priest, Father Lamont, visits her there to learn about the death of Father Merrin when he was performing the exorcism on her four years before. Regan has no conscious memories of that time, but as the priest's investigation continues, the demon is brought back.
Nicki is on the run from the mob, and he turns to old pal Mikey for help.
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.
The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is going Non-stop from New York to Denver and is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the Oil lobby. When the driver is injured a washed up, down on his luck, but used to be great type, who as it happens, used to be engaged to the inventor's daughter is brought in to drive the giant bus which includes a one lane swimming pool and a one lane bowling alley.
A book editor takes a train from Los Angeles to Chicago, looking forward to a restful trip. During the journey, he has a love affair, witnesses a murder, is accused of committing it himself by an undercover FBI agent, becomes the target of the real murderer and enlists the help of a car thief to help him save himself and his new girlfriend.
Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into 'the mad prophet of the airwaves.'
Country music stars get caught up in tangled affairs and an independent''s political campaign.
The Texas Tower massacre of August 4, 1966 has disturbed student Charles Whitman holed up with a gun in the tower of the University of Texas and fires on people below, killing thirteen and wounding thirty-four.
W.W. is a happy-go-lucky crook who makes his living robbing banks through the drive-up windows. The Dixie Dancekings are a country music band trying to get their first big break. W.W. crosses paths with the Dixie Dancekings when he hijacks their car (and them) to help him rob a bank. At first, the band resists. However, when they discover how much money they make, they begin helping out voluntarily in order to finance their big break. At the same time, W.W. takes a liking to them and uses his natural charm and smooth-talking ways to help them start down the road to stardom.
Martin Sheen received an Emmy nomination for his portrayal of the only American soldier to be executed for desertion since the Civil War, going to the firing squad in 1945. The film, Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, is a dramatization of William Bradford Huie's controversia
A convicted moonshiner helps police track down the bayou bad guys who killed his brother.
A jewel thief worms his way into Texas society.
A rest stop at a dingy roadside diner in the desert becomes a terrifying ordeal for a woman when her husband mysteriously disappears in the washroom and her search for him is thwarted by the surly proprietor and his sinister friend.
Junior Jackson grew up in North Carolina where he used his driving skills to outrun the law while helping his father in the moonshine business. But when his father is jailed for selling the illegal whiskey, Junior decides to use his talent to become a professional stock car racer and earn enough mon
The acclaimed TV adaptation of Selwyn Raab's book based on the Wylie-Hoffert murders in Manhattan in 1963, resulting in the case that ultimately led to the Supreme Court's Miranda decision three years later. Both director Sargent and writer Mann won Emmy Awards, and Telly Savalas received a nominati
A win-or-else coach, hired to whip a small college football team into shape, finds himself in trouble with professional gamblers who plan to set the odds of the squad's success.
Special explores the life of actor Michael Landon who died of pancreatic cancer in July of 1991. Landon's wholesome on-screen image was in sharp contrast to his off-screen struggles with drug and alcohol addiction and infidelity. He eventually overcame these personal problems to become one of televi
A documentary chronicling how the pursuit of the American Dream has changed the environment. Makes use of first-person accounts of writers, politicians, historians, business people, Native Americans and other citizens. Combines archival footage and original photography.
A two-part, four-hour documentary special about Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War as told in the words of people who figured importantly in his life. Uses the voices of an all-star cast.
A documentary profiling the life of 19th-century painter and sculptor of the American West, Frederic Remington. Airing as part of the PBS series, "American Masters."
A live presentation of the seventeenth annual "People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers. The Gallup organization determines the winners by way of a special poll.
A telecast of the 58th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on a three-mile route along Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards.
A special designed to help parents learn how to communicate with their children about drug abuse. The program features performers in a series of dramatizations involving teens and drugs. These role-playing exercises demonstrate the communication skills parents must learn to help their children preve
A tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The special features gospel performances and narrative highlights of Dr. King's life.
Two-hour coverage of a black-tie event, broadcast from the Constitution Hall of Philadelphia's Civic Center, honoring the bicentennial of the signing of the United States Constitution. The program features performers and special guests offering tributes through music, dance, and dramatic representat
Young Barney Palmer fears he has inherited the Scholar family magical powers when he becomes haunted by the spirit of his great uncle.
A two-part "WonderWorks" presentation about a perfect instant child "born" in a factory at age 8. Due to a mistake in the factory's computer, Konrad is delivered to Bertie Bartolotti, a woman whose life and appearance are in a constant state of disarray. Konrad arrives looking like a gremlin, but wh
At the beginning of the Civil War, Union gunboats sailed into Port Royal Sound, on the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia. White plantation owners fled, and the 10,000 blacks who lived there, almost all of whom were slaves, were freed in the first test of President Abraham Lincoln's dream of emanc
The story, set in Tennessee in 1915, relates events in the lives of an estranged family who rediscover love after the death of a family member reunites them.
An adaptation for television of the play by Thornton Wilder.
The pilot film for the series of the same title. The exploits of James Hunter and Marty Shaw, U.S. Government spies. In the pilot episode, Hunter and Marty attempt to apprehend an innocent ex-con who is determined to get revenge on those responsible for framing him.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.
The third installment in the "Lonesome Dove" saga features Woodrow F. Call, now a wizened bounty hunter, hired to track down and kill brilliant young Mexican bandit, Joey Garza.
Brad Davis offered up his Robert Kennedy interpretation in this three-part, seven-hour dramatization of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s biography. Davis followed in the acting footsteps of other Robert Kennedys over the years, like Martin Sheen (who later played brother Jack) in "The Missiles of October,"
Three inseparable Fort Worth buddies from the high school class of 1950 find their destinies intertwined by a youthful crime relived 25 years later -- one (Marley) an ambitious writer who becomes a celebrated journalist (a semi-autobiographical character patterned after Thomas Thompson, the best-sel
This seven-hour British-Italian adaptation of Edward Bulwer-Lytton's 1834 epic, set against the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and previously filmed in 1935, and in 1960 was a vehicle for muscleman Steve Reeves, was trashed by the critics as the campiest of sword and sandal sagas to emerge in
Then-relatively unknown Powers Boothe's dynamic performance as the charismatic self-styled preacher who led the settlers of Jonestown, Guyana, to mass suicide in 1978, won him the Emmy Award as Outstanding Actor. His appearance at the presentation ceremony as the only performer to show up (an actors
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.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries based on Clifford Irving's novel. A young Texas lawyer defends two persons accused of murder in separate cases, only to learn that the two cases are linked -- and that one of his clients may be the guilty party.
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