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In the 1870s, on the lawless border between Texas and Mexico, the oldest law enforcement agency in America was born: the Texas Rangers, who became an enduring symbol of honor and valor. It was a time when Mexican banditos were raiding the border, Indian tribes were battling for their traditional lands and settlers were pushing west by the thousands lured by the promise of a new life. The rustic country along the Rio Grande River was in chaos as gangs raided farms and family ranches, then took refuge south of the river, beyond the reach of local sheriffs and the US Army. Only the Texas Rangers had a chance to turn the tide and bring justice back to the people. One legendary man, Leander McNelly, is chosen to lead a band of unlikely heroes- many of them young, inexperienced men -in a battle with the renegade outlaws who made the Texas frontier the most dangerous place in America.
Set in San Francisco, a tale about a cop who bends department rules in trying to aid his terminally ill son. He chases an escaped convict whose matching bone marrow will enable his son to have an organ transplant.
An Olympic-level kickboxer leaves Paris for southern California, where he moves into a home that has been targeted by local gangs.
A television movie based on the true story of a 12-year-old who enlisted in the Navy during World War II and became a hero. Discovered to be underaged, he is returned to the United States where he was mistaken for a deserter.
A smooth-talking charmer who lures women into fraudulent marriages and then swindled them out of everything they own meets his match in Tuesday Weld who is first swept off her feet but then, after discovering she's been taken, refuses to play the pushover and decides to hunt him down in a cross coun
Some students from Monroe High School go on a one-week skiing trip. During the week, they intend to squeeze in as much partying as possible, but in addition, they get involved with trying to stop a greedy resort owner from cheating their school.
A group of Hollywood stunt performers are recruited by former U.S. Intelligence agent Glenn Corbett to retrieve a stolen laser gun from a notorious arms dealer in this pilot to a prospective series. One member of the team, Sam J. Jones, is best remembered for playing "Flash Gordon" in the 1982 movie
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FBI Agent Gracie Hart became an overnight media sensation after she successfully disarmed a threat against the Miss United States Pageant while working undercover as a contestant. But things haven''t been going so well for her lately. Reeling from a broken romance and frustrated to find her newfound fame is jeopardizing the undercover work she loves, Gracie reluctantly let her boss, Agent McDonald, talk her into serving the Bureau in the only way now possible: coifed and styled for the talk show circuit as "the face of the FBI." Capitalizing on the greatest PR coup in agency history, the FBI presses their new poster girl into a while of photos ops where she re-enacts her pageant exploits to an adoring public, with the help of her personal stylist Joel to smooth her rougher edges.
The daughter of respected matinee idol Lawrence Harvey and model-turned-socialite Sophie Wynn, Domino Harvey was born into a life of wealth and privilege--a lifestyle that did not interest her. Even from her earliest years, Domino rebelled against convention and the jet set. At the tender age of eight, her beloved father passed away and her mother looked to the stability of boarding school in a misguided attempt to tame her wild child. But nothing could repress Domino''s fiery nature--not friendships, not school, not her mother''s high society. Even the extraordinary excesses paraded before her during a brief stint at modeling paled in comparison to her own escapades. Not until she stumbled upon a job seminar recruiting aspiring bounty hunters was her thirst for excitement at long last quenched. To Sophie''s horror, Domino not only fell in love with the job but also with her fellow adventurers, who over the years would become her family.
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire--a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert--was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred, the purest and noblest lines, owned by the greatest royal families. In 1890, a wealthy sheik invited an American, Frank T. Hopkins, a
Benjamin Franklin Gates has spent his whole life searching for a fortune few dare to believe exists. This is the legendary Knights Templar Treasure, rumored to be the most awesome bounty in human history, and hidden somewhere in America. For six generations, the Gates family has chased after clues left behind by America''s Founding Fathers and scoured the nation in search of the treasure. Now the maverick Ben Gates has made a breakthrough. At last, he knows where the ultimate hint to the treasure''s location lies--a hidden map on the back of the Declaration of Independence. As knowledge of the map spreads to a ruthless adversary, Ben is faced with a terrible dilemma. Either Ben must be first to steal America''s most sacred document--one guarded by the most sophisticated security in the world--or let it fall into dangerous hands. In a race against time, his rivals and the authorities, Gates teams together with his tech-whiz friend Riley and the alluring, but unwitting, National Archives conservator Abigail Chase to accomplish the unthinkable. Will they succeed in pulling off one of the most ambitious heists of all time? Will the Declaration of Independence lead Ben closer to the treasure? From the ventilation shafts of the National Archives to the catacombs beneath New York City--the answers are revealed as Ben Gates unlocks the mystery behind America''s greatest national treasure.
Charlie and Phil are so consumed by their high profile advertising jobs that they are completely missing out on the joys of fatherhood. After failing to excite the public about vegetable cereal, Charlie and Phil are fired from their ad jobs. That means no more expensive day care for their sons at th
After the murder of his beloved wife, Danny Parker, a man in search of redemption, is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her own demons, and gets entangled in a web of decei
On a sleepy Sunday morning in December as children played and families prayed, squadrons of Japanese war planes screamed across the skies of a Hawaiian paradise and launched a surprise attack on the U.S. armed forces at Pearl Harbor--the infamous day that jolted America from peaceful isolationism to total war and altered the course of world history. The story focuses on the life changing events surrounding December 7, 1941 and the war''s devastating impact on two daring young pilots--one from the U.S. Army Air Corps, the other from the British Royal Air Force--and a beautiful dedicated nurse, with whom both of them fall in love. It is a tale of catastrophic defeat, heroic victory, personal courage and overwhelming love set against a backdrop of wartime action.
Dominic Toretto drives the streets of LA like he owns them. As far as his crew is concerned, he does. He spends his days rebuilding high performance race cars and perfecting the art of computer controlled fuel injection. By night, Dom pockets up to $10,000 each time someone dares to race him in his own earth-bound rocket of a car. Dom lives off of the adrenaline of street car racing and his fans treat him like a rock star. Brian particularly looks up to Dominic and seeks his approval, but to the rest of the crowd, he''s white bread. After a blazing encounter with the ruthless Johnny Tran, Dom decides to take Brian under his wing. Dom''s sister Mia sees something she likes in Brian, too. Trouble is, neither of them realize he''s an undercover cop and Dominic and his rival Johnny Tran are both the leading suspects in a case involving dirty money and big-rig hijacking.
The Castle is an unlikely last stop in the brilliant career of three-star General Irwin. Court-martialed and stripped of his rank, Irwin has been sentenced to the maximum security military prison, which is run with an iron fist by its warden, Colonel Winter. Winter can''t help but respect the once-legendary general, but it isn''t long before that respect turns to resentment and then open hostility as Irwin continually confronts the warden on his methods. Setting out to break Irwin by whatever means necessary, the colonel''s tactics only fuel Irwin''s defiance and cause the other prisoners to rally behind the general in his new mission: to seize control of the prison and remove Winter from his command. The men imprisoned in The Castle have been told that they are no longer soldiers... but they are about to prove that they can still fight a war.
Randall "Memphis" Raines long ago abandoned his life of crime, but after an ominous visit from an old friend, he finds he has no choice but to return to what he does best--stealing cars--in order to save his brother''s life. It all comes down to one night, 50 cars and a mafia contract. A true automobile afficionado, Memphis has a burning passion for cars. He knows and loves every nut and bolt, every gleaming piece of chrome. Memphis is a car thief of legendary proportions. No fancy lock or alarm can stop him; your car will be there and gone in 60 seconds. Though he''s always eluded the law while boosting every make and model imaginable, will his rusty skills be enough to rescue his brother from a particularly dangerous high stakes caper?
A blinding flash of white light fills the sky above the French Polynesian islands. Giant footsteps plow an ominous path through miles of Panamanian forests and beaches. Ships off the U.S. coast capsize, dragged into a rolling sea where they are instantly demolished. This incessant, inexplicable dest
Los Angeles. It is perhaps best known as the entertainment capital of the world--a sun-kissed golden metropolis of glitz and glamour. To others it represents something very different. Millions more recognize The City of Angels as the unwilling epicenter of virtually every natural disaster--including earthquakes, firestorms and mudslides. Now the city which has become almost a byword for disaster is about to experience its most cataclysmic event ever, one that will ultimately test its ability to survive. A vent in the earth''s crust has unleashed an incredible force of nature. The literally earth-shattering product: an erupting Volcano... and ground zero is L.A.''s famed La Brea Tar Pits. An unprepared Los Angeles is facing its worst nightmare as an endless stream of fiery, deadly lava insidiously creeps across traffic-choked streets while wreaking havoc below ground in the labyrinth of man-made natural tunnels.
Detectives clash while investigating political corruption.
A bored billionare philanthropist is given a birthday gift by his brother to make his life more interesting- a high-stakes game in which the rules remain a mystery. After receiving numerous clues and life-saving keys, he realizes that someone has made him the target of a detailed scam, completely draining his bank account in the process. When he begins to believe that "the game" ends when he is dead, he must do what he can to save his own life.
A man races across four states, pursued by police and FBI, to get home when his wife's pregnancy turns life-threatening. Based on the 1970 film of the same title.
Sargeant James Dunn, a decorated Desert Storm commando, is convicted of killing a superior officer and is sentenced to die in a military prison. He is visited by Lt Colonel Grant Casey, leader of an covert assassination squad known as the "Black Sheep." Casey offers Dunn a chance to escape from prison if he agrees to help kill a reclusive industrialist who is selling deadly biotech secrets on the black market. The hit goes terribly wrong resulting in the death of the First Lady who was attending the dedication of a medical building with the industrialist. Dunn discovers he has been set up as the triggerman and must rely on his survival skills to elude the massive manhunt tracking him through the streets of LA. To clear his name, Dunn kidnaps Dr Victoria Constantini, an eyewitness with a video of the assassination attempt. Nevertheless, his greatest obstacle remains the $10 million bounty on his head.
Lovers from opposite sides of the tracks find their love tested during the maiden voyage of the doomed ocean liner.
While on routine patrol, Captain Jean-Luc Picard gets word from Starfleet Headquarters that the Borg, an insidious race of half-machine, half-organic aliens, have entered Federation Space and are on a direct course for Earth. Violating direct orders to remain uninvolved, Picard leads the newly commi
The largest storm to hit Oklahoma in more than half a century is brewing, and it promises to drop multiple twisters into Tornado Alley. It''s the storm that two rival groups of scientists--Jo Harding and her band of brash university students, and corporate-sponsored Dr. Jonas Miller and his sleek, crack cadre with their state-of-the-art research vans--have been waiting for to earn their place in meteorological history. Each team wants to be the first to launch their own equipment pack inside a twister to transmit valuable scientific data about tornado behavior. But to do so, they must put themselves directly in the path of the marauding monster--and stay always just ahead of the swirling twister, anticipating its every move. Adding to the charged atmosphere, Jo''s soon-to-be-ex-husband, meteorologist Bill Harding, reluctantly joins Jo and his old crew for this last, epic chase.
For years Brigadier General Francis Xavier Hummel, a decorated military hero, has petitioned the United States government to honor his men who have lost their lives in service to their country during highly covert military operations by providing their families the same benefits and tributes due other war veterans. For years his efforts have been scorned. Now, angry and determined to seek justice, Hummel and a crack team of commandos seize control of Alcatraz Island, taking hostage a group of tourists. If reparations are not immediately forthcoming, Hummel plans to launch a battery of rockets charged with lethal V.X. poison gas on the San Francisco Bay area. The city''s only hope for survival is FBI chemical/biological weapons expert, Stanley Goodspeed, and a top-secret federal prisoner, John Patrick Mason, who also happens to be the only known convict to have escaped the island fortress.
The notorious Gecko Brothers, two of America''s most dangerous criminals, are on the run from the Texas police and the FBI after a crime spree through the Southwest. Across the border in Mexico, the mysterious Carlos offers sanctuary to criminals on the lam, but first they must slip past the border patrol. Enter the Fuller family: Jacob, a minister who has lost his faith and his children, the vulnerable teenage Kate and her younger brother Scott, on a road trip in their new R.V. The Gecko Brothers kidnap the Fullers and high-tail it to freedom with the promise to let the family go once they hook up with their criminal connection in Mexico. The rendezvous point is the Titty Twister, the wildest bar this side of the Rio Grande. The night is full of seductive promise as the group settles back to wait for Carlos and his boys to arrive at sunrise. But unbeknownst to the brothers or their hostages, the management and staff of this particular establishment have a taste for blood--in the vampire sense.
Set in Buckley, Washington, the story opens during the final days of the state gubernatorial race as candidate Al Donnelly makes a campaign stop in his hometown. Al''s younger brother, Mike, a well-meaning underachiever, is hell-bent on doing his brother proud, but despite his best intentions, something always goes wrong. Donnelly''s advisors decide that Mike needs a "handler" to keep an eye on him during the final days of the campaign. Enter Steve Dodds, a lowly aide on the campaign team, who is to keep Mike under wraps. Al''s opponent, the incumbent Governor Evelyn Tracy, takes full advantage of Mike''s gaffes to bolster her own campaign--even if it means setting Mike up on purpose. When Dodd''s attempts to keep Mike under control fail, and Mike''s escapades continue to make front page news, the pair is dispatched to a dilapidated cabin in the woods to sit out the final days before the election. While in the woods, the guys encounter any number of challenges--both natural and unnatural.
Two former Chief Executives, Russell Kramer and Matthew Douglas, who hate everything about each other -- but hate their lives out of the political limelight even more -- are thrown together and on the road. When a scandal brewing in the White House threatens to implicate both of them, Kramer and Douglas head out of the Beltway and into the real America to dodge the operatives who want to track them down. There, they learn a lot about the country that elected them -- a lot they never suspected -- as they get to the bottom of the scheme.
Terrorists hijack a 747 carrying 400 passengers, and everyone involved mistakingly thinks the passengers are going to be bartered for the terrorist group''s imprisoned leader. However, an American intelligence analyst and expert in terrorism believes that their plan is to launch a nerve gas attack on Washington DC. The President''s Crisis Management Team must then choose between ignoring the agent''s nerve gas theory and allowing the plane clearance to land in the Capitol, or destroying the plane and sacrificing its 400 passengers. A Special Forces leader, however, has a different solution--to secretly board the 747 using an experimental aircraft.
It''s Federal Marshal John Kruger''s duty to keep witnesses hidden within the government''s Witness Protection Program safe. Now he must protect Lee Cullen, who inadvertently uncovered a scheme to deliver one of the most advanced super-weapons ever developed--the rail gun--into hands that could shift the world''s balance of power forever. What she doesn''t know is that the conspiracy reaches the highest levels of government and industry, and the players involved will stop at nothing to keep her from exposing the truth. Kruger is matched against an unknown challenger whose cunning skill equals his own as he guards Lee against the conspirators. As Kruger himself falls under suspicion as the traitor within the program, he sets out to prove his innocence to Robert Deguerin, his mentor, and Beller, the head of the WPP. In a world where allies could be enemies, Kruger and Lee come to trust only each other as the deadly players in the conspiracy close in on them, and time continues to run out.
While serving in the Persian Gulf at Al Bathra, Lt. Colonel Nathanial Serling gives the order to fire at what he believes is an enemy T-54 tank and is horrified to learn that he's destroyed one of his own tanks, killing several of Serling's own men. As the military conducts a hushed investigation in
Centuries of global warming have caused the polar ice caps to melt, flooding the earth as civilization is left adrift. The inhabitants of this once-flourishing planet cling to life on incredible floating cities, their existence constantly threatened by Smokers--bands of marauding pirates who roam th
Three recently divorced dads who have weekend custody of their kids get a crash course in advanced parenthood and remedial dating. In the course of 48 hours, the three friends discover that even though marriages may end, families last forever.
Two South Miami cops, Mike Lowrey, a wild bachelor and Marcus Burnett, a family man, must find $100 million in stolen heroin before their department is shut down. In a race against time, detectives Burnett and Lowrey track a master thief into the Miami underworld, dodging bullets and bad guys along the way. A sexy witness can identify the thief, but when she calls the station, she''ll only talk to Lowry--and he''s not around. Acting quickly, Burnett impersonates his partner to take the call, but there''s only one catch: He has to pretend to be Lowrey for the duration of the case or risk losing her trust. Now, between shoot-outs and car chases, married man Burnett has to stick close to their only eye witness while playboy Lowrey goes home to his partner''s wife and kids, maintaining the charade until the case is solved.
When a local television station reports that something strange has landed in the small town of Abrose, Iowa, the government''s covert Office of Scientific Intelligence (OSI) is called to investigate. Andrew Nivens, his son Sam and NASA scientist Mary Sefton are the team who make the frightening discovery: an alien parasite creature so insidious it attaches to the backs of human beings and sends piercing tendrils to the brains of its hosts, absorbing all their knowledge and memory--controlling their minds and feeding on the victim''s consciousness. Against impossible odds Nivens, Sam and Mary must find a way to eliminate the aliens who seem unstoppable--without killing the innocent human hosts.
A Western gambler tries to raise the entry fee for a high-stakes poker game.
A wild ''n'' crazy young Army recruit goes to boot camp.
After threatening to expose a company for unsafe drilling practices, an oil worker is dumped and abandoned in the wilderness to die. But he is rescued by a tribe of natives who see him as their legendary figure, the Rainbow Warrior.
Pete Nessip and his brother are U.S. marshalls escorting convicted computer hacker Earl Leedy to a federal prison on a commercial 747. Mid-flight, an apparent terrorist attack results in an on-board explosion, the death of Pete''s brother and Leedy''s disappearance. In the aftermath, Pete''s badge is suspended while authorities investigate the accident. Determined to track down his brother''s killers and locate Leedy, Nessip is drawn into the daredevil world of exhibition skydiving.
A teenage boy''s unfulfilling life takes a strange turn when he gets sucked into an action film and teams up with its hero, Jack Slater.
A Los Angeles police officer joins an elite crime-fighting unit that fights urban crime with superhuman techniques derived from the use of a potion that turns cops into werewolves.
A San Francisco-based securities analyst is made invisible during a scientific accident, and becomes the object of a CIA manhunt.
Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are back for more heart-pounding action and side-splitting comedy in director Richard Donner''s smash hit "Lethal Weapon 3" (1992). When a crooked ex-cop forms a brutal ring of arms dealers, it''s up to mis-matched cops Riggs (Gibson) and Murtaugh (Glover) and a few of their closest friends to fire off a bullet or fifty in pursuit of fast-paced justice. With Joe Pesci and Rene Russo.
Story of the rise of Mexican controlled organized crime in the United States, focusing on a gang member from East L.A., who becomes a kingpin while in prison.
A grown up Peter Pan has to fight off the return of Captain Hook.
Peace talks between the Federation and the evil Klingons go awry.
A female detective teams up with a teenage girl to solve the mystery behind her father''s murder, and uncovers intrigue within a wealthy Chicago family.
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
Ghoulish laughs abound in this darkly comic gem. Based on the classic television show, Raul Julia and Angelica Huston star as the deliciously creepy Gomez and Morticia Addams, with Christina Ricci standing out as their daughter Wednesday. When Christopher Lloyd shows up, claiming to be the long-lost
Set in Los Angeles in the year 1997, when the streets are ruled by Jamaican and Colombian drug dealers. A federal agent assists the LAPD in their investigation of the mysterious deaths of scores of drug dealers.
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) certainly appears to have all the right moves both on and off the stock car racing track. His natural talent catches the attention of Tim Dolan (Randy Quaid) who offers him a sponsorship. Grizzled NASCAR veteran Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall) comes on board to smooth out Cole''s rough edges and Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman) provides the romance. All Cole needs to do is to discover a little humility. That happens after a track accident makes him rethink his place in the world. Back on the track, Cole brings home the trophy. Plenty of fast-paced race car action in this Tony Scott directed flick.
Some terrorist-fighting New York cops just can''t catch a break. That''s what Bruce Willis''s hero John McClane must be thinking in this sequel to the blockbuster action flick "Die Hard" (1988). This time out, Willis is waiting to pick up his wife Bonnie Bedelia at the airport on Christmas Eve. Also waiting is a team of mercenaries led by William Sadler. They want to bust out an evil dictator, and they''re taking the whole airport hostage. Big mistake with John McClane on the scene. It has all the terrific action, fisticuffs and gun battles you expect from a "Die Hard" feature.
A cool-headed bouncer (with an NYU philosphy degree and a gift for martial arts) is hired to calm an extra-rowdy midwestern tavern. Along the way he falls in love with a beautiful doctor, and runs up against the local kingpin.
Harry Crumb, a bumbling wanna-be private eye related by birth to a line of crack detectives, gets assigned to a lucrative kidnapping case, but only because his slimy boss doesn't want it solved for motives of his own. Crumb investigates, tripping over his own feet at every turn en route to finding
Riggs and Murtaugh protect a federal witness in the sequel that takes place three years after the original film.
Fourth sequel to the original "Police Academy" takes place at a Police Chief''s Convention with the typical hijinks.
Abby Quinn discovers that she and her unborn child play a terrifying part in the chain of events destined to end the world. Already troubled with a difficult pregnancy, Abby grows more distraught when she and her husband rent their studio apartment to David, a mysterious drifter. Now submerged in violent metaphysical experiences, Abby realizes that David is carrying out the mystical prophecies of Judgment Day and that she has been chosen as the instrument of The Seventh Sign. But can one woman alone stand between the wrath of God and the future of mankind?
A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.
A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows.
Joint investigation by the San Francisco Police Department and the military.
An eccentric widower falls in love with a beautiful alien.
Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a former cat burglar who now runs a used bookstore, but one of the crimes of her past has come back to haunt her. When a dead body is found in a house that she robbed, she is suspected of murder and has to go back to using her burglary skills in order to clear her name.
The story of FBI agent Eliott Ness''s obsessive goal to bring down the notorious gangster Al Capone.
A Secret Service agent becomes obsessed with tracking down a notorious and dangerous Los Angeles counterfeitor.
The students of Angel Beach High and their nemesis Porky square off against each other again. Porky is taking advantage of the fact that the basketball coach has been losing at his casino, and is pressuring him throw the championship game. And the students are intent on getting even with Porky.
An army of Eastern Bloc mercenaries invade the Southeast US and it's up to a tough loner to bring them down.
The crew of the Enterprise fights to protect the newly reborn Spock.
A wisecracking, rules-breaking Detroit cop finds himself in Beverly Hills to investigate the murder of a friend and teaches his stiff-necked Beverly Hills counterparts some lessons in the finer arts of police investigation techniques.
A group of misfits decides to start their own fraternity after being rejected by every house on campus. Chaos results, with a brains vs. brawn battle as the football team jocks try to run the nerds off campus. But as the nerds carefully engineer their revenge, it appears their day is at hand.
Model-turned-Charlie's Angel Shelley Hack is a determined TV reporter out to find a maniac who is methodically attacking lone women drivers on the Los Angeles Freeway by pushing them off the road with his powerful van. A number of familiar TV stars (including Dinah Shore, in her "dramatic" TV debut)
Jonathan Demme directs this joyous unrelentlessly kitchy celebration of 50's America: opportunity, rock'n'roll, and the road. He follows three generations of women and the men they pick up, for a crime spree from California to the old family homestead in Arkansas.
A doctor leads a quiet existence living in the Rocky Mountain foothills with his eight-year-old daughter until the deadly outbreak of a lethal virus that was stolen from a government laboratory forces their peaceful town into quarantine. Racing against the clock--and the effects of the virus--his se
Stunts (TV Mini-Series)
Following Alabama governor George Wallace through segregation, presidential elections, an assassination attempt, and personal trauma.
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