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Make-Up (feature film)
A young boy lies awake in his room one snowy Christmas Eve, excited and alert. Breathing silently. Hardly moving. Waiting. He''s listening for a sound he''s afraid that he might never hear--the ringing bells of Santa''s sleigh. The time is five minutes to midnight. Suddenly, the boy is startled by a thunderous roar. Clearing the mist from his window he sees the most amazing sight--a gleaming black train rumbles to a stop right in front of his house, the steam from its powerful engine hissing through the night sky and the softly falling snowflakes. The boy rushes outside, clad only in his pajamas and slippers, and is met by the train''s conductor who seems to be waiting just for him. "Well, are you coming?" the conductor inquires. "Where?" the boy asks. "Why, to the North Pole--of course. This is the Polar Express!" What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting young boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
A young married woman learns that she is a Navajo; she was stolen at birth and raised by an upper middle class Jewish family in the eastern United States. The woman's family must deal with her desire to move West, to explore her real culture and past.<P>Her adoption was never kept secret from Rebecc
Herb and Charlie, a couple of mis-matched brothers-in-law, are hired by a cruise ship to dance with widowed women. Trouble ensues, however, when they begin scheming to cheat some of the women out of their money. While Charlie continues to chase the beautiful and wealthy Liz, Herb unexpectedly finds
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 begins with the buzz: "Vic's getting out." Vic is the boss of bosses, capo di tutti, but he's been out of commission--locked up in a mental institution. His chief enforcer, "Brass Balls" Ben London, has been keeping an eye on the operation in his absence. He's a motor-mouthed overdose of testoste
A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
A presidential look-alike steps in when the real chief executive is felled by a stroke.
A new member of the police force learns the tricks of the trade from his more experienced partner.
A contemporary comedy based on Charles Dickens'' novel "A Christmas Carol," focusing on a television executive who decides to exploit the holidays in order to boost ratings.
A story about Mike Byrd and Amy Webster, young expectant marrieds who are columnists for competing newspapers, in which they each write running commentaries on Amy's pregnancy. Amy's elegant but acerbic mother, Blanche Webster, resents her approaching grandmotherhood.
An astronaut's freak accident in space empowers him with the skills to intensify his five senses.
A group of elderly people are rejuvenated by aliens after swimming in a pool.
The coming of age of young Ricky Schroder. His doting mother, Lindsay Wagner, dies suddenly, his workaholic dad, Peter Weller, hardly knows him and girls are beginning to attract him.
After losing his wife of 28 years in a skiing accident, widower Hal Linden falls for and marries his daughter's sexy roommate but soon learns he has absolutely nothing in common with her. Anne Meara (who co-wrote the script) is a divorced grandmother who comes along to take his mind off of her and t
A parody of epic historical and biblical films, including such historical themes as "The Dawn of Man," "The Stone Age," The Spanish Inquisition," "The Bible," and "The Future."
A divorcee, her son and her boyfriend are on a vacation in the beautiful but deadly Death Valley. What starts out as an ordinary, leisurely trip turns into a nightmare when they happen upon a murder and find themselves pursued by a maniac.
A police detective hunts a killer through the sleazy gay nightclub scene of 1970s New York City in William Friedkin's gritty and controversial crime drama "Cruising" (1980), starring Al Pacino. Detective Steve Burns goes deep undercover and learns the rituals and culture of hard-core S&M to catch a
Two tourists find the "Book of Herschel" hidden in the desert. Herschel is the son of a sculptor who specializes in images of the gods. When he goes up to the top of Mount Sinai one day he hears God's instructions to Moses and writes them down himself. He then tries to lead his people out of Egypt,
A New Yorker with an eating disorder attempts to lose weight.
A drama about a dying woman who returns to the home of her widowed mother after an absence of twenty years and how their bitter estrangement slowly turns to love. This double tour-de-force for Bette Davis and Gena Rowlands was a heralded first effort for writer Michael de Guzman, and premiered right
Lassie lives with the Mitchell family on their winery in Northern California. She is happy with Clovis Mitchell and his two grandchildren who all love her. But one day, an unpleasant neighbor who is trying to buy the Mitchell winery decides that Lassie might be the dog that survived a fire at his p
An unhappily married young woman succumbs to her sexual fantasies and becomes compulsively promiscuous in a desperate attempt to find the "secret" of happiness that her mother had convinced her was hers.
A brilliant blind student fights a seemingly hopeless battle to gain acceptance into medical school.
The moving true story adapted from John Gunther's book about the life and early death from a brain tumor of his teenage son in 1947. An Emmy Award nomination went to cinematographer Michael Chapman.
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
Madolyn Smith and Tom Berenger are a pair of romantically entwined international jewel thieves in this slickly produced three-part adaptation by Carmen Culver of Sidney Sheldon's best-selling novel, filmed in Los Angeles, New Orleans, London, Nice, Cannes, Cap Ferrat and Amsterdam. Richard Kiley is
Bette Davis is a New England schoolteacher, put out to pasture after 50 years of dedicated service, who sets out to rediscover her family -- large enough to keep a soap opera going for years -- only to discover that the town that bears the family name and her home for her lifetime is threatened with extinction by certain members of the clan who are in cahoots with a land developer. Davis'' real-life grandson, J. Ashley Hyman, made his acting debut in this four-hour drama as the young neighbor boy she takes on her extended trip.
When Sybil, a shy elementary school teacher, suffers a nervous breakdown, psychologist Dr. Wilbur Sybil instantly knows that it is connected to a deeper issue. Over the course of Sybil's therapy, details of an abusive childhood unfold as a great number of distinct personalities, all residing within
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