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The film chronicles the true story of a group of unacknowledged African American women whose brilliance in math helped NASA win the space race.
Storyline is under wraps.
Four young Sudanese refugees win a lottery for relocation to the U.S. to begin new lives.
When members of the special GI Joe team, composed of top government agents, are accused of treason and dissolved by the President, evil Zartan, a specialist in disguise and martial arts, takes the opportunity to try to dominate the world. In order to do so, he infiltrates the White House. GI Joe mem
Driving through the Mojave Desert to a wedding in Los Angeles, Paul and Adrienne seem destined for a life of genuine happiness. Road-weary, they stop for the night at lonely Roy's Motel and Cafe. This roadside artifact proves to be a strange and surreal place with a peculiar mix of travelers, includ
In 1970 Henry Marrow, a black Vietnam veteran, is murdered by a local white man, Robert Teel, and his sons. The Teels were acquitted by an all-white jury, which caused riots and arson in Oxford, North Carolina.
The true story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American youngster from a broken home, taken in by the Tuohys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Tuohys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, the teen faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome. As a football player and student, Oher works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle.
Katherine Winter doesn''t believe in miracles--she believes in facts. A former minister, Katherine turned her back on the cloth after losing her young daughter and husband while doing missionary work in the Sudan, and now seeks answers through scientific investigation rather than prayer. As a university professor, she has become the foremost debunker of supposed miracles, called to sites all over the world to investigate weeping statues, wall stains resembling saints and palms that bleed. And so far, there is no divine mystery she hasn''t solved. But when small-town schoolteacher Doug Blackwell seeks her help with a series of bizarre occurrences the townspeople believe to be sent by God, Katherine and her partner Ben come to learn that sometimes miracles can be treacherous, and the line between faith and superstition is dangerously thin. Hidden among the woods and swamplands of Louisiana, Haven is a town where the rules of reason seem to have been rewritten. A child has died and the river has turned to blood, which is only the beginning of what appears to be a revisiting of the Biblical ten plagues upon the town. For the first time in her professional career, Katherine can''t explain these phenomena with science. The townspeople believe an enigmatic child named Loren McConnell has brought God''s wrath to their doorstep, but what they see as a harbinger of evil, Katherine sees as a lost child needing her help. The more she is drawn into the dark heart of the mystery, the more Katherine discovers her own role in a conspiracy that threatens to shroud the world in darkness.
After the battle of Gettysburg, a small group of South Carolina plantation owners realize that the fall of the Confederacy is inevitable. Coming together on a stormy night at the Rice Planter's Inn in Georgetown, S.C., they formulate a desperate plan to smuggle gold and silver to safe havens in Euro
In rural Alabama in the late 1950s, spirited young girl Lewellen struggles to rise above the repression that surrounds her. Lewellen lives with her stern religious zealot grandmother, Grammie, but spends most of her time down the hill with her much-adored Daddy in his falling down shack. Daddy is wi
For Don Haskins, the dream was always about winning: winning with guts, heart and grit; winning with self-respect; and winning even when the odds were completely stacked against you. What Haskins didn't know in 1966--when he was just a small-town family man trying to make an indelible mark in his fi
True story of Samuel Leibowitz who defended nine African American men in a re-trial after they were wrongfully accused and convicted of the rape of two Caucasian women.
In the 1930s American South, there was one spot that served as a haven. All were welcome to come and find the Lord as they walked into church on Sunday mornings. When the good and righteous built these houses of worship, however, they did ask guests to leave a few things at the door, namely: cussing
An unstoppable force of nature, southern matriarch Madea may have finally taken on more than she can chew. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces Lisa and Vanessa are suffering relationship trouble, and through it all she has to organize her family reunion. As the reunion approaches, secrets are revealed and tensions rise. Madea must use every tactic in her arsenal to not only keep the peace, but keep her family together.
Born in a poor town in Georgia, Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven shortly after witnessing his younger brother's accidental death. Inspired by a fiercely independent mother who insisted he make his own way in the world, Charles found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring
The roads cross at San Antonio de Bexar at a small, ruined mission called The Alamo--a place where myth meets history and legend meets reality. In the spring of 1836 nearly 200 Texans--men of all races who believed in the future of Texas--held the fort for thirteen days under siege by General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, ruler of Mexico and commander of its forces. Led by three men--the young, brash Colonel William Travis; the violent, passionate James Bowie; and the larger-than-life living legend Davy Crockett--the Texans and their deeds at the Alamo would pass into history as General Sam Houston''s rallying cry for Texas independence. As well, their actions would become legend for their symbolic significance.
When a young widow in New Orleans brings a civil suit against the powerful corporate consortium she holds responsible for her husband''s murder, she sets in motion a multi-million dollar case. But it''s a suit that may be won even before it begins--based solely on the selection, manipulation and, ultimately, the attempted "theft" of the jury. Representing the widow is Wendall Rohr, a courtly Southern lawyer with a moral center and a heartfelt passion for the case he''s presenting. His opponent is ostensibly the attorney representing the corporation. But in reality, defense counsel is only the front man for Rankin Fitch, a brilliant and ruthless jury consultant. At a high tech command center set up in an old French Quarter warehouse, Fitch and his team work on the surveillance and assessment of potential jurors. He will know everything about their lives, and strategically manipulate the jury selection process. The only acceptable result is the perfect jury to vote in favor of his client. Fitch and Rohr soon realize they''re not the only ones out to win the jury. One of the jurors, Nick Easter, seems to have his own plan for swaying the panel. And a mysterious woman known only as Marlee contacts both Rohr and Fitch telling them the jury''s for sale to either of them--and that the verdict won''t come cheap. While the case is argued in court, a dangerous cat and mouse game begins to play out in New Orleans'' French Quarter. Rohr''s morality put to the test, and Fitch is poised to cross the line from selecting a jury to stealing it--no matter who gets hurt in the process.
New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their contentious relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past, only to discover that you can take the girl out of the South, but you can never take the South out of the girl.
Television movie about Mrs. Rosa L. Parks, the woman who inspired others when, exhausted after a long day at work, she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. Mrs. Parks was then arrested and jailed. Her courage and defiance led to the Montgomery bus
Set in a pre-Vietnam bootcamp.
Based on the true story of the explosive events that took place in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971 when African-American football coach Herman Boone was hired to guide an integrated but racially polarized high school team, the T.C. Williams Titans. Angry, stubborn and a rigid taskmaster, Boone faces a cool reception from the team's players as well as an awkward relationship with assistant coach Bill Yoast, a local white man with seniority and a tradition of winning who was bypassed for the job. It's made clear that Bill has feelings of animosity for having to be an assistant under a black man. As the two men learn to overcome their ignorance and bigotry and realize that they have much in common--integrity, honor, and a strong work ethic--they work together to transfom a group of angry, unfocused players into a dynamic winning team of responsible young men. In the process, they also unite a divided community and ensure that Virginia will always Remember the Titans.
Coming-of-age story of two teenagers, Luke, who is white, and his black best friend, Sonny, who spark the flames of change while growing up in a racially divided small town in rural Georgia in 1949. Born on the same day at the same time, they have been ordained at birth to bring change by the powerf
Television movie based on the memoirs of Sheyann Webb and Rachel West Nelson. Set in Selma, Alabama, in 1965, two African-American schoolgirls participate in Martin Luther King's historic march from Selma to Montgomery to support black voter registration amidst ever-escalating dangers of hatred, pre
Sirens screaming and lights flashing, a New York City ambulance speeds through the night. Its drivers are paramedics working the graveyard shift--men who come face-to-face with the dead and the dying on a daily basis. Burnt out from one too many nights on the job, they are nearly as broken as the bo
A terrorist group in the U.S. steals a chemical weapon and it''s up to Tim, a fishing buddy of the guilt-stricken scientist who made the weapon, and Arlo, an ice cream truck driver who happened to be in the wrong truck at the wrong time, to steal the weapon and transport it safely to a military base in Montana. With many dangerous extremists hot on their tail, the duo''s main concern is not getting caught and surely killed, but rather the "chill factor" -- if the chemicals rise above 50 degrees they''ll cause widespread destruction that includes the instantaneous stripping of human flesh from the bone.
An aging carpenter fights developers who are trying to force him to sell his land.
When hard times fall upon 14-year-old Connor's family, his father joins the Merchant Marines. During this time, Connor's grandmother dies and Connor is forced to sell his beloved horse, Flash. In order to be close to Flash, Connor gets a job working as the new owner's stable boy. When Connor sees ho
A black advertising executive is the target of a "drop" by a mythical group whose goal is to abduct people and counsel them on the errors of their ways. The band's edict is to grab "lost" brothers and sisters who've turned their backs on their heritage. D.R.O.P. is an acronym for Deprogramming and R
A mentally challenged man stumbles through formative events in U.S. history.
A man adopts a baby girl then is brought to trial years later by the biological father, a local politician, who is trying to regain custody of her. However, some discoveries are made during the trial that could threaten the real father's political career.
Set in Mississippi in the early 1970s, two young siblings build a treehouse as an escape from poverty and the secret burdens of childhood. They soon resolve to defend their refuge from neighborhood children whose fortunes are even worse than their own. When a turf war threatens to break out, the chi
Tom Cruise learns that if something looks too good to be true, it probably is, when he accepts an excessively lucrative offer from a Memphis firm after graduating from Harvard Law. In this thriller from director Sydney Pollack, based on the bestselling novel by John Grisham, Cruise''s ambitious character Mitch McDeere discovers that the firm''s prosperity is a direct result of its mob ties. When the murders and seductions pile up, Mitch must get to the truth and get out alive. Also starring Oscar winner Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Paul Sorvino, and Ed Harris.
A female bank robber is lured back into a life of crime after trying to go straight.
Mona, a contemporary model, is possessed by spirits lingering in the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. She travels to the past where, as a house slave called Shola on a sugar plantation, she is constantly abused by the slave master. Nunu, an African-born slave, and Shango, Shola's lover, continuously rebe
Based on the true story of the FBI's search for Gordon Kahl, a Midwest killer and former convict who inspires a fanatical following that vows never to be taken alive.
A New York City mayoral aide returns to his Southern hometown to investigate the lynching of his father back in 1961.
Three generations of Gullah women reunite in 1902 before the family emigrates to the North.
A woman, presumed dead for 15 years, returns to her family shortly before a large inheritance is due. While she certainly seems to be the missing woman, there are doubts about her identity among those who knew her.
During the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, the lives of an upper middle-class white woman and her black maid become intertwined.
A San Francisco criminal lawyer returns to her hometown of Atlanta to defend a murder suspect. She begins to realize that a powerful family is trying to surpress evidence. At the same time she begins to fall in love with the prosecution attorney.
A young, white army officer is assigned to lead an all-black unit in the Civil War.
A young couple living together commits to purchasing their dreamhouse with a sale price too good to be true.
Wealthy brothers conspire to switch the fortunes of a young investor and a man from the hood.
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Three generations of Gullah women reunite in 1902 before the family emigrates to the North.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries from Alex Haley takes up where his "Roots" saga left off. The story spans fifty years and examines the struggles of Mama Flora, the black matriarch, and her family, including son Willie, granddaughter Diana and first-born son Luke, who was stolen from her at birth. She instills an underst
In this lavish two-part, four-hour adaptation of Sidney Sheldon's racy novel, Jaclyn Smith is a beautiful young lawyer who overcomes a mob frame-up while working as an assistant D.A. to become a top defense attorney, while juggling romantic affairs with a married political hopeful (Ken Howard) and a
In this two-part, four-hour miniseries based on Howard Fast's 1944 novel about an ex-slave who is elected to the U.S. Senate while battling other former slaves and white sharecroppers to keep the land they tended all their lives, Muhammad Ali and Kris Kristofferson, as former slave and soldier Gideo
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