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Cast (feature film)
Three women's lives share a common core: they have all been profoundly affected by adoption. Karen had a baby at 14, gave her up at birth, and has been haunted ever since by the daughter she never knew. Elizabeth grew up as an adopted child; she's a bright and ambitious lawyer, but a flinty loner in
When Zak and his girlfriend Delphina visit his estranged father in the Catskills, they find him suffering from dementia and inadvertently uncover a dark family secret from WWII: an impossible sacrifice Zak's grandfather made to join Rudolph Kasztner's controversial freedom train out of Hungary.
Sanford Pollard is a once-famous and successful novelist whose career is in a bit of a slump. Pollard has used his still-impressive literary reputation to land a prestigious teaching position at a major university, where English student and aspiring author Carter Baines is his student and assistant.
In the 1880's, three women, widows of an outlaw gang of brothers, run for their lives from a posse, Indians and others, who think they know the wherabouts of their dead husbands bank loot and treasures. Along the way they learn to trust in each other and confront their fates, realizing they must fin
On the morning of his re-election, the President decides to read the newspaper for the first time in four years. This starts him down a slippery slope. He begins reading obsessively, reexamining his black and white view of the world, holing up in his bedroom in his pajamas. Frightened by the Presid
With Great East Falls High now just a memory, the kids have grown into adults ready to wreak havoc with a new rite of passage: Jim and Michelle are getting married--in a hurry. Jim''s grandmother is sick and wants to see Jim walk down the aisle, so they''re going for it in two frantic weeks. Stifler plans to be there (for the bridesmaids!) and, more importantly, to throw the ultimate bachelor party (for the strippers!). Finch is all for the hedonistic rituals, but not for letting Stifler steal the maid of honor, who happens to be Michelle''s sexy younger sister, Cadence. But while everybody else sweats and frets, Jim''s Dad is cool as ever, dispensing advice that no one wants to hear and getting ready for one of the best days of his life.
Drama about the tragedies that took place the morning of 9/11/2001 and the events that followed as seen from the perspective of the people associated with the White House. Included are complete conversations between President George W. Bush and his staff from the moment of the attacks on the Twin T
Jim is your average healthy re-blooded virgin -- he''s desperate to "make it" with a woman. The stakes are raised when his parents catch him with his pants down watching porno films in his bedroom, his one experience with a beautiful exchange student turns into an online disaster and his friends make a pact that by the day of their high school graduation, none of them will be virgins. Pressure''s on, but will Jim rise to the occasion?
To most people, Joe is a myth and a legend; a huge gorilla, a sacred guardian and defender of the natives of a small African village. To his only friend Jill, he is a protector and companion. Together they are the only family each has had since their respective mothers were killed by poachers 20 years ago. Now, when zoologist Gregg O''Hara, who is exploring the remote Pangani Mountains in Central Africa, comes upon the awesome 15-foot gorilla, he and Jill rescue the strong yet innocent creature from human predators by moving him into safety of a California animal conservancy. However, Joe is not safe for long. His notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past... a ruthless hunter who eager to steal Joe for his unique value on the endengered species black market. Feeling threatened and confused in his man-made confines, Joe finally escapes. As this powerful force of nature attempts to traverse the metropolis of Los Angeles, he leaves a trail of destruction and chaos in his wake.
Kyle and four friends are white suburbanites who set off for a debauched night in Las Vegas before Kyle gets married. But things go badly wrong when a prostitute is skewered on a coat hook as she entertains one of the pals, Michael. Yuppie Robert keeps his head, and goes so far as to murder a securi
Sammy Kanin is an agent with a winning personality who is perenially small-time because he can''t distinquish a talented individual from a showoff. He finds himself in Romania where a teenage client is working on a film. However, he gets lost and is having trouble finding the set. When he finally reaches the location, the ungrateful star fires him on the spot. Dismayed, Sammy angrily speeds off only to crash into a ditch. When he awakes, he is in a local monastery where the ward is a 7-foot, 7-inch tall guy named Max. Sammy sees a gold mine he can exploit and promptly has Max in America under the guise of seeing Max''s long-ago girlfriend, Lillianna, who now lives in New Mexico. Lillianna, however, wants nothing to do with Max, which prompts Sammy to concoct a scheme in order to force a reunion.
An adopted teenager gets a shocking surprise when his long-lost older brother suddenly shows up. Learning that his sibling is a grifter, the boy quickly succumbs to a life of thievery and wrongdoing -- only to discover that his family tree is rooted in crime.
A contempt-of-court comedy about an actor who poses as an attorney to defend a man on trial for fraud. When a bachelor party leaves Charlie a babbling mess on the morning of a career-making-or-breaking legal appearance, his best friend, an out-of-work actor named Richard, takes "the law" into his own hands.
A college freshman is raped during a party at her older brother's fraternity house. She decides to press charges against the assailant at a university hearing, where he is found innocent. Now she needs to find irrefutable evidence of his guilt.
Account of the behind-the-scenes maneuvering by representatives of Jay Leno and David Letterman to replace Johnny Carson when he announced his retirement from late-night television.
The close relationship of two sisters is put to the test by the one issue that divides them -- abortion. The sister who is an impassioned pro-life activist becomes pregnant with her fifth child and develops a life-threatening illness, but refuses a therapeutic abortion which will save her life. Her
After Patti Johnson gives birth to a still-born child, she and her husband try to forget the tragedy. They move into a new house, but a number of supernatural phenomena that takes place there, lead them to believe that the house is haunted. Patti turns to the town psychic, who confirms her suspicion
A story about two extraordinarily different individuals who traverse the majestic spaces of the American West. Dr. Michael Reynolds is taken hostage by "Blue" Monroe, a teenage gangbuster suffering from an inoperable tumor. As the two journey through the desert with each other, they cover terrain not only of the open road but of the spirit. Michael becomes profoundly affected by his intense, uncompromising hijacker and comes finally to question his own convictions. Through Blue''s unerring faith, Michael finds the courage to confront the secret torment of his own past.
Angus is highly intelligent, good natured and steady on the football field. Faced with peer pressure and growing pains, he deals with his problems through lively humor and a boisterous attitude. Accompanied by his amusing and geeky best friend Troy, Angus spends most of his time living in the shadow of golden boy Rick Sanford, and admiring his secret love, cheerleader Melissa Lefevre. Anchored by an eccentric family, including his mother and grandfather, Angus must find himself in a riotous search for his true high school identity.
A mother returns to claim the children she abandoned ten years earlier. However, the woman who raised them in her absence is not prepared to give them up.
A recently widowed, young father must decide whether he should raise his daughter or let her grandparents raise her after the death of his wife.
Television movie based on the television series "The Rockford Files." Private Detective Jim Rockford is hired by his ex-wife Kit to investigate the murder of an aging film star.
A officer with the Joint Chiefs of Staff uncovers a planned military coup of the U.S. government and has only one week to prevent the takeover.
Andy Griffith's portrayal of Ben Matlock, a genial but wily good-old-boy, Harvard-bred lawyer from Georgia, was embraced by critics and enthusiastic audiences (based on high ratings for this film on its premiere) and convinced him to return to series television with the character beginning in the fa
Explores the possibility that 1930s screen-siren Thelma Todd did not actually commit suicide in 1935, but instead was murdered.
A movie remake of the 1964 theatrical feature "36 Hours." A U.S. army officer is captured by the Nazis and made to believe that World War II is over, so they can persuade him to divulge the secret plans for the Allied invasion of Normandy.
Based on the true story of the 1985 crash of Delta Airlines Flight 191 at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.
A former cat burglar and a bungling undercover agent investigate a series of murders involving a prominent congressman.
A true story about a family which fights to adopt their foster child when they believe she is being sexually molested by her natural father.
A teenage boy with epilepsy undergoes a new drug therapy that permits him to attend a regular school for the first time. But he develops a tolerance to the drug and his seizures reappear. When Kellin, the teenage boy, discovers that his parents did not tell him about a radical, high-risk surgical pr
Actress Theresa Saldana played herself, recreating her nearly fatal attack by a crazed fan in 1982, not long after starring with Robert DeNiro as Jake LaMotta's sister in Raging Bull," and then trying to survive emotionally the trauma which followed and sebsequently becoming spokesperson for the org
Government agent Bridges, out to nail rackets czar Gould, concocts a plan to have the Justice Department buy a brothel, set up professional call-girl Farrah Fawcett as hostess, and get the crime boss on extortion. The original title, "The Whorehouse Sting", was expectedly thought to be a tad strong
A teenager who is the victim of a rare disease that rapidly accelerates aging tries to cram his three great life ambitions into the months he has left -- to locate the father who had abandoned his family fifteen years earlier, to play saxophone with a jazz band, and to make love to a woman. The film
A pair of attractive money-hungry strangers find themselves paired up as contestants on a television game show, and are forced to demonstrate overwhelming passion to collect the million-dollar payoff, only to discover that they untimately must choose between finance and romance.
On the eve of her marriage to successful playwright Robert Preston, film star Lynn Redgrave, who had just made her New York stage debut, is found dead. Rejecting an official verdict of suicide, Preston arranges an on-stage reunion of all involved in his play to trap a suspected murderer. "Cold Readi
Psychiatrist Patrick Duffy and his wife, Cindy Pickett, lease a house in a secluded village on the Pacific coast and discover that one of their neighbors, a hyperkinetic youngster who had been one of his patients, is now involved in a series of strange deaths haunting the apparently peaceful communi
Recently divorced Judy Bernly takes an office job and soon becomes pals with fellow secretaries Violet Newstead and Doralee Rhodes. Their boss is male chauvinist Franklin Hart Jr. , who is trying to land Doralee in bed. While smoking pot one night the women hatch a plan to take revenge on their crue
Maureen Stapleton recreates her Emmy-nominated role of Kate Thornton in this continuation of the movie which was the Emmy-winning drama special of the 1977-78 season. Although Ed Asner, the loving husband who died in the original, was not around, his photo is on prominent display in the family livin
A young Chicano tries to escape from his street gang.
The problems of a college professor and her teenage daughter facing a new life after being deserted by the husband/father are explored in this drama. Nancy Malone, an actress in the 1940s who found a new career as a TV executive, produced this film and plays a small role.
A science-fiction drama about a water-breathing humanoid, the last survivor of an underwater habitat called Atlantis, and his encounter with earthlings. The subsequent series was short-lived (September-December 1977).
A crusty businessman, facing his last Christmas, makes an eleventh hour attempt to pull together the family which he shattered by allowing them to become second to his work and which he left years earlier. The Emmy-winner as Outstanding Special of 1977-78, with nominations also going to Maureen Stap
A struggling high school football coach, his wife and three growing children take in four more who were being raised by his sister and her husband before dying in a plane crash. This was the pilot for the short-lived 1977-78 series with Pressman and Donahue.
An idealistic young surgical resident confronts the realities of medical ethics with a life and a career at stake during his first hectic hours on call at a big city hospital.
After returning home, a Vietnam veteran lives in the psychiatric ward on the V.A. hospital, because he cannot cope with the craziness of the world.
The sheriff of a ski resort town is challenged by a murderer who leaves spray-painted messages next to his victims for the perplexed lawman. This was a pilot film for a proposed Andy Griffith series that failed to materialize.
Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt--but their own.
The acclaimed TV adaptation of Selwyn Raab's book based on the Wylie-Hoffert murders in Manhattan in 1963, resulting in the case that ultimately led to the Supreme Court's Miranda decision three years later. Both director Sargent and writer Mann won Emmy Awards, and Telly Savalas received a nominati
An engaging comedy-mystery about a couple of eccentric mystery writers, a spinster and her widowed sister, who turn detective to hunt down the killer of a faded movie star (Paulette Goddard, who came out of retirement to play the role) with the help of their ex-con bodyguard/chauffeur, hired by thei
In this pilot for the long-running series, a portly, well-heeled investigator looks into the murder of an old flame's husband and becomes enmeshed in a web of small-town corruption. Long-time character actor Conrad finally attained stardom with this role. Previously he had been one of the great radi
Producer (feature film)
Dan Foreman is headed for a shakeup. He is demoted from head of ad sales for a major magazine when the company he works for is acquired in a corporate takeover. His new boss, Carter Duryea, is half his age--a business school prodigy who preaches corporate synergy. While Dan develops clients through handshake deals and relationships, Carter cross-promotes the magazine with the cell phone division and "Krispity Krunch", an indeterminate snack food under the same corporate umbrella. Both men are going through turmoil at home. Dan has two daughters, Alex, age 18, and Jana, age 16, and is shocked when his wife tells him she''s pregnant with a new child. Carter, in the meanwhile, is dumped by his wife of seven months just as he gets his promotion. Dan and Carter''s uneasy friendship is thrown into jeopardy when Carter falls for, and begins an affair with, Dan''s daughter Alex.
A married couple in ther 40s whose lives are radically changed when they have their first baby.
An "America Undercover" documentary that takes a look at the lives of children who compete for athletic fame and fortune. Through a series of interviews with young athletes, their parents and coaches, the documentary focuses on those children who sacrifice some of the joys of childhood for the rigor
A one-hour fictionalized story inspired by situations that anti-drug crusader David Toma has encountered in his talks to kids and parents in schools across the country about the problems of drugs and alcohol. The plot focuses on Doug Dawson, an addicted, self-destructive teenager.
The adventures of Jason Brewster, a college English professor, and his wife Holly, a beautiful showgirl, as they seek to live a normal life despite the problems caused by the differences in their occupations.
An adaptation of the play about Anne Miller and Paul Freeman, two married strangers who meet in an empty apartment and have an affair.
The adventures of Nancy Clancy, a Broadway understudy who becomes a star when her leading lady suddenly takes sick. In the pilot episode, Nancy seeks a way to tell her former suitor that she has recently married.
An epilogue to the special "Let's Celebrate." Two scenes, both conversations between a man and wife as they prepare for bed.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries about Ted Bundy, a law student who was convicted and sentenced to death for three murders in Florida and who is suspected of killing over twenty-five women in at least six states. After escaping from prison while on trial for murder in Colorado, he becomes the focus of a nation
A five-hour, two-part miniseries, based on Ken Follett's best-seller, that tells the fact-based story of how Texas industrialist, H. Ross Perot, enlisted the aid of legendary ex-Army Colonel Arthur E. "Bull" Simons to lead a daring mission into Iran to rescue two Perot employees held captive after t
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
The bizarre story behind the man accused of assassinating John F. Kennedy and what might have happened had he been brought to trial. The title is all that is left of the 1967 off-Broadway play by Amram Ducovny and Leon Friedman. John Pleshette, whose resemblance to the real Oswald is remarkable, is
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Herman Wouk's best-selling 1971 epic about a fictional Navy family in the days leading up to Pearl Harbor came to TV in this 16-hour miniseries over seven nights (initially it had been planned for only twelve hours). At about $40-million, it was the single most expensive television event up to that
The overwhelming success of this star-laden TV adaptation of Irwin Shaw's 1970 best-seller that was shown as six two-hour motion pictures over a seven-week period assured the future of the "Novel for Television" miniseries genre. Stars of varying magnitudes were made of the production's three leadin
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