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After a tragic accident that claims her daughter, a loving mother joins her daughter's closest friends at a summer house in the Hamptons where they were vacationing before the accident, as they all try to grieve and cope with their loss.
A loving widow much put-upon by her demanding family decides to take a step back and concentrate on herself for a while as she ponders how life would have been if she had stayed with her former lover, reconnecting with him in the process
A con man, masquerading as a professor of music, convinces a small town in Iowa to form a brass band.
Maggie, a woman in the midst of a life crisis returns to the lake where she spent romantic summers as a teen and falls into a passionate affair with the son of her first love.<P>When Maggie's husband abruptly leaves her after 20 years of marriage, she struggles to find a way to overcome the loss and
Lucy Cullins is a successful but slick and cynical producer at a home-shopping television network, who is desperately in need of some Christmas spirit. When Lucy hires an actor named Nick to play Santa Claus on the network, she gets more than she bargained for. Nick really is Santa Claus, and he fac
The careers of Kate Westburn, Addie Holden and Piper Grayson -- three great stars of Hollywood's golden age of movie musicals -- are revived when the one film they made together unexpectedly becomes a huge cult hit in re-release. Seeing an opportunity to save his precarious network job, Gavin, a tel
Remake of the 1973 television movie about a young woman who investigates her sister's apparent suicide, which leads her into a dangerous web of deception at an eastern women's college. Beth Hammersmith is distraught and puzzled by the suicide of her sister. Her search for an answer leads her to her
Television movie based on the life of entertainer Little Richard, ne Richard Penniman. Heavily steeped in gospel music while growing up as one of 12 children in Georgia, Little Richard experienced traumatic loss at an early age when his father was murdered. However, the artist went on to create a ne
A bank teller and her policeman boyfriend plan what they believe to be the perfect bank robbery until things start to go awry. Bank teller Cyndee LaFrance has always longed to live the good life. Her policeman boyfriend Frank Syler has always longed to give it to her -- not by working hard but by ro
A mock documentary ("mockumentary") that comically chronicles the bizarre life and career of an outrageous pop diva, named Jackie Washington, on the eve of her attempted musical comeback.
When an air traffic computer glitch results in a mid-air collision, hundreds of people are killed and air traffic controller Henry Drake is blamed for the crash. Investigator John Dantley tries to determine the true cause of the crash in which his girlfriend has perished. Henry Drake, feeling persec
A new breed of Gen-X recruits are propelled into the future of law enforcement on jet-powered roller blades. It's the near future and downtown congestion rules the crime-riddled streets of a major metropolis. The police can't answer the calls fast enough so the Blade Squad quick response unit is cre
Seventysomething Katherine Eure and thirtysomething cab driver Mike Donahue embark on a trip that changes their lives forever. The adventure begins when Katherine takes a cab to the funeral of a dear friend. Feeling the need to make every remaining moment of her life count, she tells Mike to keep dr
As a young girl, Nikki DeMarco surprised the medical community by surviving a horrific accident which left her unable to bear children. Now, when Nikki discovers she is pregnant, she also learns that her survival came with a price --- her mother made a bargain with the devil and the miracle child th
The life of Edith, a former orphan, is forever changed by a chance encounter with James Percy, a handsome stranger, while she is serving as a companion in an aristocratic family. Ida Glenshaw, a distant cousin who is visiting the household and looks upon James as a potential husband, reminds Edith t
When lightning strikes a deluxe Hollywood hotel in 1939, five people, including child superstar Sally Shine, disappear from an elevator en route to a Halloween gala on the top floor. Sixty years later, journalist Buzzy Crocker believes he can solve the mystery with the help of his niece Anna and his
When the child of a couple disappears, they attempt to dispel the suspicion that they might be behind the kidnapping.
A tough female attorney is stalked by a dangerous rapist that she is prosecuting who has information about her mother's mysterious disappearance years ago.
A mysterious ex-con recently released from a psychiatric prison enlists the help of a pretty high school cheerleader in a criminal scheme, but the cheerleader has a not-so-innocent scheme of her own in mind. Based on the 1968 feature film of the same title.
An FBI agent is determined to stop an IRS agent who uses his position to kidnap children of wealthy taxpayers.
A black farmer in an Ozark Mountain town during the Depression finds himself compelled to care for a hostile 10-year-old boy who has been abandoned by his drunken, racist sharecropper father.
A high-school babysitter becomes trapped in a web of deceit when her employer is killed and the dead wife''s husband frames her for the murder.
Young orphan twins with mystical powers try to discover their origins while being pursued by an evil millionaire. Based on the 1974 children's film classic of the same name.
Based on the story of Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer, a 26-year veteran and nationally honored Army nurse who received the Bronze Star for her 14 months in Vietnam, and was involuntarily discharged from the Washington National Guard in 1992 after disclosing in a 1989 security-clearance interview tha
A television movie about Lyle and Erik Menendez who killed their parents allegedly to collect their multi-million dollar inheritance. The brothers claimed they acted in self-defense following years of sexual, physical and mental abuse.
Severe postpartum depression revives memories in a new mother who was sexually molested by her father when she was a child.
A television movie based on Alex Kotlowitz's book about children growing up in a Chicago housing project and a mother's determination to keep her kids in school.
A television movie based on a true story of a young woman who contracted the AIDS virus in a single romantic encounter.
A ghost attempts to solve the case of his own murder with the help of a female private investigator with whom he becomes romantically involved.
A close-knit Texas family faces important changes when a young caretaker is employed to tend to their ailing mother.
Third installment of the murderous doll series finds Chucky in pursuit of a cadet in a military school.
A Southern boy's accidental meeting with Abraham Lincoln helps the disheartened president understand just how important his Gettysburg Address really is.
Based on the life of L. Frank Baum, writer of the Oz books.
A rich Beverly Hills matron suspects her husband is trying to kill her. She makes her escape when an enterprising con-artist convinces her to run away.
A perpetual prankster pursues a conservative beauty for nearly three decades even though she's his own sister-in-law.
Two women are involved with a man who is murdered -- his pampered wife and a prostitute with whom he has been having a passionate affair. When they become targets themselves, they join forces to uncover the murdered man's obvious double life and find his killer.
In post-apocalyptic, totalitarian America of the 21st century, policeman Ben Richards is framed for a crime he did not commit. Ben escapes from jail, determined to prove his innocence, but is captured. As punishment, he is teamed with a woman named Amber Mendez and forced to participate in a violent TV game show called The Running Man. The two "contestants" face what is most likely a public execution, as they run a gauntlet of assassins armed with chainsaws and other brutal weapons. They can win the contest and obtain their freedom...if they survive.
Humanitarian, lecturer and "Saturday Review" editor, Norman Cousins' controversial decision in the mid-1960's to cure himself of a debilitating spinal disorder after the medical community gave up hope provides the thrust of this dramatization of his book. Despite the physical disparity between Cousi
Junior partner in a San Francisco law firm finds his life taking on new meaning when he meets the firm's newest employee, a free-spirited woman fifteen years his senior, and is invited to move in with her. The one hitch is that she has a daughter his age.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
This is another story of the secret Coast to Coast auto race across America The only rule is, the first to finish is the winner. Naturally, anyone driving 55 isn't going to win. They'll need to drive a little faster than that. Well actually, they will need to drive a LOT faster that 55.
Film Production - Unit (feature film)
Jack Cooper never imagined a friend like Ed. Up from the farm with a shot as a pitcher on a minor league baseball team, Jack finds his curveball and his career in deep trouble when more than the cows in his barnyard watch him wind up. In a word, he chokes. Cooper's dubious luck brings him an amazing
A city dweller falls in love with a country bumpkin and goes back to the farm to meet her parents.
Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)
Historical profile of Julius Caesar from his rise to ruler of the Roman Empire to his assassination on the ides of March, 44 B.C.
May 1970. Byron Shaw is set to graduate from Kent State and is on his way to Columbia Law School. His friend Dexter Johnson opts to stay in the National Guard. Byron's girlfriend, Eileen, and his younger sister, Christie, are also students at Kent State. When Dexter's Guard unit opens fire on studen
A four-hour miniseries about a feisty American widow swept up in a bitter property feud and a stormy romance in the great outback of Australia. Kate Hannon, a working woman from Los Angeles with two teen-age children, marries an Australian widower with two daughters. She follows him to his Outback r
Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)
After her marriage ends in divorce, a woman's desire to destroy her ex-husband and everything he loves becomes an obsession that results in tragic consequences. Based on a true crime book by Jerry Bledsoe.
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