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Cast (feature film)
Mark Schultz, despite having won a gold medal for wrestling at the 1984 Olympics, lives in the shadow of his accomplished older brother, Dave. Mark seems to have found his own path when multimillionaire John E. du Pont invites Mark to train as part of a national U.S. wrestling team preparing for the
The time is the too-near future. Powered and enabled by the invention known as the Great Machine, the world's machines have turned on mankind and sparked social unrest, decimating the human population before being largely shut down. But as our world fell to pieces, a mission began to salvage the leg
The ultimate fantasy becomes a terrifying reality when a scientist is the victim of a gruesome laboratory accident. His only hope of regaining his visible human form is for his desperate co-workers to find the correct chemical antidote.
Jack Deth helps the Tunnel Rats get the upper hand and occupy the castle of Caliban... until the evil Lord Caliban comes back to life with more power and ferocity than ever.
Jack Deth must travel to a supernatural showdown in a medieval mystical land where bloodsucking Trancers have enslaved the local population as a food source.
Little Nemo is a young New Yorker who is carried off by a giant blimp to Slumberland where he is to become a playmate for King Morpheus's daughter, Princess Camille. In Slumberland, Nemo is warned never to open the door which leads to Nightmare Land. Dared by a mischievous trickster named Flip, Nemo
Set in 1963, a Southern white woman en route to John F Kennedy's funeral in Washington, DC meets and eventually falls in love with a Northern black man who's on the lam after abducting his young daughter from an abusive situation.
A husband struggles to keep his pregnant, comatose wife alive by deciding to allow the termination of her pregnancy. His decision faces vociferous legal and moral opposition, in a case that ultimately ends up in the U.S. Supreme Court. Based on a true story.
A television movie revolving around the investigation of two virgin births. One virgin will give birth to a redeemer sent to save the world; the other is evil incarnate, sent to thwart the savior's holy intentions.
A movie depicting the relationship of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz from 1940, when they first met working at MGM, to just after the premiere of "I Love Lucy" on television in 1951.
A general and a physicist work together on the most powerful weapon ever created by man during World War II. J. Robert Oppenheimer and Gen. Leslie R. Groves butt heads as they work side by side on the top-secret Manhattan Project that will introduce nuclear weapons into a war-weary world.
He-Man goes on a quest to the land of Etheria taking a jewelled sword to a stranger. Once there, He-Man is captured by the captain of the Evil Horde army, who is known as Adora. But in fact, Adora is He-Man's lost twin sister who was kidnapped as an infant by the Evil Horde. Now the brother and sist
A successful Los Angeles restaurater finds himself being stalked by five women who remember him as the sadistic former Nazi doctor who three decades earlier had tortured them during their concentration camp internment -- and that one of them has drawn the assignment of executing him. The plot, unfor
This lively if rather questionable adaptation of Errol Flynn's autobiography, mixing the usual television amalgam of real-life figures, fictitious ones and those with "names changed to protect the innocent (and guilty)" had a relative unknown Canadian actor (and fair lookalike) swashing and buckling
A sensitive little boy, still grieving for his mother, finds respite in a book which chronicles the plight of Fantasia, a magical land created by the dreams and imagination of humankind, now threatened with destruction by The Nothing, a shapeless, ominous force created by human despair.
A happily married lawyer's unexpected reunion with some Vietnam war buddies unleashes a flood of memories he had struggled to suppress, and his emotional turmoil is heightened by the sudden suicide of one of the veterans.
High-powered Seattle divorce lawyer Tom Selleck discovers his own marriage failing and must juggle his own domestic conflicts with his clients' problems. Jane Curtin, one of the original "Saturday Night Live" zanies, made her dramatic acting debut in this movie. It had been scheduled to be titled "D
A spoiled rich girl joins the Army and changes her life.
An adaptation for television of the Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman comedy about an eccentric "drop-out" known as Grandpa Vanderhof and his peculiar family members and friends who populate a roomy uptown Manhattan home.
A supernatural mystery involving an actual plane crash in December 1972 in the Florida Everglades and the subsequent legend growing from it about the recurring presence on other flights of the ghostly figure of its captain. For his photography, Howard R. Schwartz won an Emmy Award nomination.
An ambitious production of questionable accuracy spanning the rise and fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy as uncovered by a fictional veteran newsman and the ambitious young lady investigative reporter assigned to assist him. Emmy Awards went to Burgess Meredith for his portrayal of Joseph Welch and
A mother and daughter switch bodies for one strange day.
A video biography of the Little Tramp who appeared on the silver screen in 1913 and changed motion picture history.
Three friends love to bet on the horses and always lose come up with a plan to beat the system. They decide to steal one of the racetrack's betting machines, print out winning tickets, and get back all of the money they have previously lost. But thkngs do not go smoothly when they enact their scheme
Sabotage causes the airship Hindenburg to crash on arrival at New York in this disaster film.
A juror in a murder case comes to the conclusion that the wrong man is on trial, and then finds her own life threatened by the real killer -- her husband.
An amiable comedy about the determined efforts of a married couple to find a girl for their recently divorced best friend.
A jewel thief worms his way into Texas society.
A future fantasy park turns deadly when robot workers go on a killing spree.
A break-in and sabotage attempt occurs at a top secret research institute and the culprit is cornered and captured. The problem is that he's been badly injured and claims to have lost his memory entirely. A cat-and-mouse game ensues between investigator Tuxan, the mystery intruder Welles and the people who sent him on the mission.
An American pioneer raised by Indians ends up fighting alongside General Custer.
A porn star thinks he''''s become a werewolf.
Gertrude Lawrence rises to stage stardom at the cost of happiness.
A womanizer sets out to end a friend''''s extra-marital affair but romances the wrong woman.
A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation.
A giant, fire-spitting turtle-like monster arises out of the Japan Sea after an atomic blast and goes on to destroy major Japanese cities until an international consortium of militaries is able to blast it out of earth in a rocket. Japanese cities
Documentary that explores the natural history of the Sahara. The Sahara is a place of extremes, where searing heat, piercing cold, merciless drought and violent winds conspire to test the creatures that make the world's largest desert their home. Covering more than 3000 miles, the Sahara is as diver
An adaptation of a short story by P.G. Wodehouse set in Hollywood's heyday about a former film goddess and her younger sister, who collaborate on a racy memoir that could ruin the biggest names in show business.
A comedy about the outrageous antics of an unorthodox pair of female cops, an interracial odd couple in blue. A "CBS Summer Playhouse" presentation.
A lampoon of television news magazines, particularly "60 Minutes." The pilot episode covers the top satire-making stories, including: a blind man who teaches seeing eye dogs; nun boxing; criminals who serve time by doing chores for the families they robbed; and the story of Murray Resnick, an agent
A stage play that presents a touching and insightful look at the problems of growing up and growing old as seen through the eyes of a family spending one last Summer together in the Berkshires.
The adventures of Vincent Slattery, a carefree, retired bachelor. In the pilot, Slattery seeks to find a date to accompany him to the Emmy Awards presentation when he learns that his son's series, "Sorority Sweethearts," has been nominated for an Emmy.
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" drama focusing on Dinky Hocker, an overweight teenage girl, and her desperate attempts to control her urges for food.
A music and comedy special on the subject of "how to survive the '70s" (whatever that means).
A spoof of obnoxious news magazine shows.
The romantic misadventures of Susan Foster and Sam Denton, magazine writers who find their romance is floundering on the rocks of professional competition and vastly different tastes. In the pilot episode, the two fight over whose apartment the other should move in to, since neither of them wants to
The story of Maureen Langaree, a middle-aged department store lingerie saleswoman. In the pilot episode, Maureen, who has always lived her life to help others, seeks to change her boring, monotonous routine by taking a trip to the Virgin Islands, over the objections of her mother, her boss, and her
The story of Bob Randall, widowed father of a junior miss fascinated by nudism.
A second pilot for a potential series based on the many faces of love. Three stories are presented: "The Interview" depicts a verbal sparring match between an egotistical movie director and a probing TV commentator; "Margie Passes" tells of an effervescent teenage girl with an everlasting effect on
The exploits of Ron Hart, chief operative of O.U.T. (the Office of Unusual Tactics), a semi-official government agency that tackles the cases that nobody else wants. In the pilot episode, Hart and his team attempt to recover $2 million in counterfeit bills for the U.S. government.
A spoof of television soap operas as seen through the activities of the Honker and Fandango families, residents of the quiet university hamlet of Hastings Corners.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries based on Dominick Dunne's novel about the sensational Woodward murder case of 1955. Showgirl Ann Arden marries wealthy Billy Grenville and must contend with the disapproval of her patrician mother-in-law, Alice. Ann's rag-to-riches ascent into New York society comes to a halt when she s
The Watergate crisis as viewed by John Dean and his wife Maureen, based on their respective personal accounts, and distilled into an eight-hour drama with all of the political figures of the day parading by. Sheen, whose gamut of political portrayals has run from Robert Kennedy (in "The Missiles of
A lavish fictionalized retelling of the Watergate story (based on Watergate conspirator John Ehrlichman's novel) mixing political intrigue and personal drama and centering on the rise of a power-hungry American president and the men with whom he surrounds himself in order to keep his grip on his off
An explosive dramatization of the best-seller about the Charles Manson "family" and the trial of the Tate/LaBianca murderers. One of the biggest made-for-TV movie productions to its time, with 115 speaking parts, and the highest-rated television film of all during the two nights it took to unfold. E
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A police action drama dealing with a maverick chief of detectives with two cop killings and a rash of bank robberies on his hands who is forced to wage war against a back-stabbing police commissioner with political ambitions and a black revolutionary leader plotting a police massacre. Emmy Award nom
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Pilot for an animated series. As Billy and Mandy wish Mr. Snuggles, Billy's 10-year-old hamster, a happy birthday, The Grim Reaper arrives to take the aged rodent back to the netherworld. Mandy strikes a deal with the Grim Reaper; if he wins, he can keep Mr. Snuggles; but if she wins, she and Billy
A special based on the "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" and "She-Ra: Princess of Power" series. When Okro, a friend of He-Man and She-Ra, accidentally lands his space ship on the planet Earth, he meets two children and learns about Christmas. The story relates Okro's efforts, returning to E
Based on the ABC series which aired from 9/30/60 to 9/2/66. The Flintstones return to celebrate the nuptials of Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble.
An animated special featuring the characters from the "Blondie" comic strip. Dagwood decides to give Blondie something extra special to celebrate their wedding anniversary.
A half-hour animated special based on the popular comic strip. Dagwood is finally fired by Mr. Dithers, thus throwing the Bumstead family into chaos until Blondie comes to the rescue. "Chic" Young created the comic strip in 1930 and continued to write it until his death in 1973, when it was taken ov
The Smurf's Christmas celebration is jeopardized when an evil force -- some think it may be the devil -- comes to their forest. To combat the force, the little blue people must muster every ounce of goodness they can.
An animated adaptation of the Edmond Rostand romantic tragedy about the 17th century soldier-poet Cyrano de Bergerac and his attempts to romance the lovely Roxanne.
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