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Cast (feature film)
Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the U.S. penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and
In the mid-to-late 1960s, in Washington, D.C., vibrant soul music and exploding social consciousness were combining to unique and powerful effect. It was the place and time for Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene Jr. to fully express himself--sometimes to outrageous effect--and "tell it like it is." With the
Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion--dancing. Her dream is to appear on "The Corny Collins Show," Baltimore's hippest dance party on TV. Tracy seems a natural fit for the show except for one not-so-little problem--she doesn't fit in. Her plus-siz
An overworked Bob Munro, his wife Jaime, their 15-year-old daughter Cassie and 12-year-old son Carl are in desperate need of some quality time together. After promising to take them on a family vacation in Hawaii, Bob abruptly changes plans without telling them. Instead of a week in a tropical paradise, they''re going on a road trip to Colorado in a recreational vehicle. Dragging his wife and kids kicking and screaming into the RV, Bob''s togetherness plan (which is partly a ruse to keep him from losing his job) almost immediately hits a major speed bump. Everything that can go wrong, does. Bob''s lame attempts to navigate the unwieldy, oversized vehicle are met with silence and scorn from his resentful family. The RV life is a far cry from their comfortable life in Los Angeles, and every attempt Bob makes to get them into the spirit of the vacation threatens to tear them further apart. At an RV camp, the Munro family is befriended by the Gornicke family--an irritatingly endearing happy-go-lucky clan of full-time RVers. The more they try to elude the Gornickes, the more their paths seem destined to cross. But adversity has a way of uniting even the most dysfunctional family members and each setback the Munros experience inadvertently helps them become a true family again.
Marcus has always known he was going to be a rapper, but when his mother is murdered, he turns to dealing--hustling drugs pays the rent. As his world spirals out of control, he begins to apply the same manic intensity to his writing as he does to dealing; he has to write down his words to stay sane
In the near future, zombies rule the world, and human society has restructured to adapt to the new reality. In a protected city ruled by the powerful Kaufman (Dennis Hopper), the upper class have the usual privileges living in fancy high rise buildings, while the poor people live on the streets. Riley (Simon Baker) and Cholo (John Leguizamo) belong to an elite team that brings supplies (food, medicine) to the city using a heavy truck called the "Dead Reckoning". (designed by Riley) When Cholo is betrayed by Kaufman, he steals the "Dead Reckoning", and Kaufman requests that Riley gets it back. But the dead are smarter and organized under the leadership of Big Daddy (Eugene Clark).
A psychiatrist's family weekend at their winter cottage is suddenly disrupted when an old patient of hers, who believes she conducted unethical experiments on him, rears his ugly head and proceeds to put the family though a series of nightmarish games that delivers the truth while reaping vengeance.
Based on the American Girl line of dolls and books, where 9-yr old orphaned Samantha goes to live with her grandmother in 1904. When a poor family comes to work as servants for the family next door, Samantha is delighted to find that one of the girls, Nellie O'Malley, is her age. Unconcerned with th
Lola, an egocentric teenager, feels that her life is simply not worth living when she moves away from New York City with her family. Losing every thing she loves and treasures, she is plunked down in New Jersey--what she believes to be a "cultural wasteland." How will this New York doll ever make it as a Jersey girl? Thrust into a suburban high school and determined to upset the established order, Lola sets out on a mission. Convinced that only she deserves to be the most popular girl in the school, Lola competes with another girl who is equally snobby, and who also believes that the school should revolve around her.
An aging cowboy realizes that the West is changing and fights to keep his piece of it alive. Facing the death of an era as the age of technology invades his old-school cowboy ways at the turn of the 20th century, Monte Walsh must change with the times or die defending his way of life.
Based on Erika Ellis' novel of the same name, set in the 1970's, an upwardly mobile black family's move into the prestigious community of Greenwich, Connecticut comes with dramatic consequences.
Remake of the 1972 theatrical film about a Louisiana sharecropper family in the 1930s. When they hit hard times, the father steals food and is sentenced to 5 years hard labor. His son, inspired by stories of the bible and his dog Sounder's resiliance, goes on a quest to find his father, learning the
Matty Demaret is the son of Mafia boss Benny Chains. Never having been cut out for the family business, he feels there is unfortunately no legitimate place in society for a mobster''s son. Still Benny decides, against his better judgement, to let Matty and his pals take a bag of money from Montana to New York for a drop. When Matty''s buddy, Johnny Marbles, loses the cash to a pair of teenage stoners, the tiny Montana town is in for trouble. The locals don''t take kindly to this group of Brooklyn deviants, forcing the young men to come face to face with the betrayal and violence that is their birthright.
Randolph Smiley has it all--as star of the highest rated kid's show on TV, "Rainbow Randolph" has a penthouse, a Times Square billboard, cars, boats and all the indulgence that celebrity brings. Randolph also has an alcohol problem and a penchant for taking bribes from stage parents. These under-the
Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the Belleville High School volleyball team. Three days afte
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
A young woman, Kim Welles, inherits a 300-year-old house near Salem, Massachusetts, a house that once belonged to an ancestor, a woman hanged for witchcraft. While her husband, ambitious biochemist Edward Welles, is remodeling the house, he finds a mold growing in the dirt that could be the cure to
Television movie based on the true story of Jonathan Neumann, a young investigative reporter who won the Pulitzer Prize in the 1970s for exposing corruption in the Philadelphia police department. When Neumann hears stories about a secret cop vigilante group called "The Goon Squad," the city reporter
A courageous coal miner's wife overcomes politics, poverty and violence in spearheading a bloody year-long labor strike. This fictional story, set against the historical background of the 1970s Harlan County coal strike, centers around Ruby Kincaid, who despite concern by her husband Silas, forms a
The true story of Lori Jackson, a civil rights activist who attempts to overturn the conviction of Lindsey Scott, an African-American Marine corporal falsely accused of the raping and attempted murder of a white woman near the Quantico Marine base in Virginia. After answering Scott's plea for help,
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
With the aid of an underground resistance, a computer geek and a beautiful blind cynic, Thorold Stone finds himself caught in the middle of Revelation's prophecies---locked in a deadly battle with the Devil himself.
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
Recounts the events behind the 1978 shooting of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk -- America's first openly gay elected official -- and the city's mayor, George Moscone, by mentally unbalanced former colleague Dan White. Told from White's point of view, following the seemingly all-American boy fr
Turn of the century immigrant tale of five women who settle in the western United States and earn their livings as prostitutes. Without any other opportunities, the women are forced into a hard life in a brothel. When one of them is murdered, the townspeople do nothing, and the women must mourn alon
Follows the harrowing adventures of a 13-year-old boy who survives the American wilderness only with the help of a young Native American. Matt and his father travel to claim their land in the new territory of Maine in the 1700's. His father leaves him behind to guard the land while he returns to Mas
Story of the murder trial of a popular talk-show host accused of killing her philandering husband. Traces the story through the eyes of the jury, following them into the jury room for their heated deliberations, which uncover a shocking secret.
Psychological drama about a female journalist and other survivors of politically-motivated torture.
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.
The third television movie featuring the characters, lawyer Harmon Cobb and Judge Bell. In this telefilm, set in Baltimore in 1953, Harmon Cobb comes to the defense of Judge Bell, who stands accused of killing the abusive father of his daughter's child.
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
Based on the life of Ned Hanlan, the 19th-century Canadian sculler and world champion.
A group of misfits enlist in the police academy and embark on a series of zany adventures.
A 15-year-old girl and her 11-year-old brother learn to come to terms with parental alcohol abuse. A presentation of "CBS Schoolbreak Specials."
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Adaptation of Lorna Luft's book "Me and My Shadows: A Family Memoir." The miniseries chronicles Judy Garland's life, from her first stage performance at age two to her untimely death at age 47.From the moment 2-year-old Baby Frances Gumm crooned "Jingle Bells" to a small-town audience, the future Ju
Chronicles the lives of four "free people of color," descendants of African slaves and their French and Spanish owners who lived in Louisiana before the Civil War. The story focuses on Marcel Ste, Marie, his sister Marie Ste. Marie, and their close friends Anna Bella Monroe and Richard Lermontant as
Miniseries about a father's fight for justice when his daughter, Holly Maddux, is murdered by her boyfriend, Ira Einhorn, a famous activist and founder of Earth Day, in 1977. Prior to his trial (he claimed that the CIA had framed him), Einhorn fled the country in 1981 after posting bail. A Pennsylva
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries based on a true story about a town that covered up the brutal murder of a young, native Cree woman by a group of four white men.
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