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During the Great Depression, a common-man hero, James J. Braddock--a.k.a. the "Cinderella Man"--was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. By the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-prizefighter was seemingly as broken-down, beaten-up and out-of-luck as much of the rest of the American populace who had hit rock bottom. His career appeared to be finished, he was unable to pay the bills, the only thing that mattered to him--his family--was in danger, and he was even forced to go on Public Relief. But deep inside, Jim Braddock never relinquished his determination. Driven by love, honor and an incredible dose of grit, he willed an impossible dream to come true. In a last-chance bid to help his family, Braddock returned to the ring. No one thought he had a shot. However Braddock, fueled by something beyond mere competition, kept winning. Suddenly, the ordinary working man became the mythic athlete. Carrying the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders, Braddock rocketed through the ranks, until this underdog chose to do the unthinkable: take on the heavyweight champ of the world, the unstoppable Max Baer, renowned for having killed two men in the ring.
After their adoptive mother is murdered during a grocery store holdup, the Mercer brothers - hotheaded Bobby, hard-edged Angel, family man and businessman Jeremiah, and hard rocking Jack - reunite to take the matter of her death into their own hands. As they track down the killer, they quickly realize that their old ways of doing business have new consequences.
Marcus has always known he was going to be a rapper, but when his mother is murdered, he turns to dealing--hustling drugs pays the rent. As his world spirals out of control, he begins to apply the same manic intensity to his writing as he does to dealing; he has to write down his words to stay sane
Adaptation of the David France book chronicles the class action suit filed by a Boston attorney on behalf of sexual abuse victims harmed by priests of the local Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church.
Today is the biggest day in the super-organized life of uptight overachiever Jane Ryan. She's due to give a major speech at Columbia University for a competition to win a prestigious scholarship to Oxford University. Meanwhile, her rebellious sister Roxy is planning to ditch school and go backstage
After her husband leaves her, a divorced mother takes in a couple of boarders and finds love once again.
Based on the true story of a violent racially motivated murder that took place in Jasper, Texas in June of 1998. A black man, James Byrd, Jr., was chained to the back of apick-up truck and dragged to his death by three white men. Almost overnight, the small town was thrust into the blinding glare
James Clayton might not have the attitude of a typical recruit, but he is one of the smartest graduating seniors in the country--and he''s just the person that Walter Burke wants in the Agency. James regards the CIA''s mission as an intriguing alternative to an ordinary life, but before he becomes an Ops Officer, James has to survive The Farm, where the veteran Burke teaches him the ropes and rules of the game. James quickly rises through the ranks and falls for Layla, one of his fellow recruits. But just when James starts to question his role and decides to "wash out," Burke taps him for a special assignment to root out a mole. It soon becomes clear that at The Farm, the CIA''s old maxims are true: "trust no one" and "nothing is at it seems."
In New York during the height of World War II, an American community begins to unravel when a man and his wife become victims of mistaken identity.
It''s a bustling day in New York City, and amidst the usual mad rush, the paths of two strangers collide as they fall victim to a mutual, all-consuming attraction. Despite the fact that each is involved in another relationship, Jonathan and Sara bide their time, staying connected by wandering through Manhattan and talking until the wee hours, while never mentioning each other''s names. But, when the night reaches an inevitable end, the two are forced to determine the next step. When the smitten Jonathan suggests an exchange of phone numbers, Sara has a different idea in mind that will allow fate to take control of the future. If they are meant to be together, she convinces him, the universe will reveal its telltale signs. At least that''s the plan...
In 1989, Dennis Barrie, the director of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, booked "The Perfect Moment," an exhibit of 175 controversial photographs by the late artist Robert Mapplethorpe. Although he anticipated opposition from a select few who may have labeled the photographs as pornographic,
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
Just as Inspector Paul Fein's lifelong ambition to become chief of police is attainable, circumstances cause his promotion to slip out of reach. Paul is in a meeting with the current chief of police to discuss the murders of multi-millionaire Phillip Chandler and his wife, as well as Paul's possible
Story of famed heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano, who won his first title in 1952 at the age of 29 and retired undefeated four years later. Chronicles Marciano's life as he struggled through poverty and corrupt managers as a determined underdog who rises to fame with pure strength and deter
True story of Aldrich Ames, former head of counter-espionage for the CIA, who is currently serving a life sentence in prison for passing secrets to the KGB during the course of eight years in order for him and his wife Rosario Ames to pay off amassed debts. With the help of veteran CIA analyst Jeanne Vertefeuille and her associate Sandy Grimes, Ames was convicted.
Drama set in 1957, Bronx, New York. John Williams is an African-American criminal defense attorney. His older brother, Charles, is a police officer who has worked his way up in the white establishment. His younger brother, Eddie, is a jazz musician involved in the beginnings of the civil rights move
Sutter Cane is this century''s most widely read author. His novels have been translated into 18 different languages, and spawned a billion dollar industry. When Cane vanishes just days before he''s expected to deliver his latest manuscript, his publisher Jackson Harglow hires John Trent to investigate his mysterious disappearance. With the writer''s fans whipped into a public frenzy, Trent believes the case is nothing but an ill conceived publicity stunt--until he and Cane''s editor, Linda Styles, travel to New England in search of clues. There, they wind up in a town called Hobbs End, a sleepy hamlet that cannot be found on any ordinary map--a fictional village that exists only in Cane''s novels. Has the investigation unearthed a fantasy world or has reality blended with the macabre imagination of Sutter Cane?
An impressionistic approach to the life and times of the iconoclastic classical pianist. Each of the 32 sections in Francois Girard's film is a variation on Gould. Along the way viewers will learn of the artist and the recluse, the humorist and the nature-lover, the financier and the iconoclast. Und
An ex-jewel thief hired to guard a 915-carat diamond sets up an elaborate hoax to sting the cop who put him behind bars.
A television movie based on the life of Jackie Presser, the labor leader who rose to the top of the Teamsters Union by making deals with the Mafia and manipulating the FBI, becoming one of the most powerful men of the Reagan Era.
Santa Claus learns that his 300-year tenure has ended and if he doesn't find a replacement by Christmas Eve, all the lights of Christmas will go out.
Drama about working women and their lives in a factory, centering around the romance between a baker who falls in love with an illiterate man.
A New York City restaurant owner witnesses a gangland killing. He is forced to make hard decisions when he's pressured into testifying before a grand jury.
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