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Casting (feature film)
Hard-nosed cop Thomas Armstrong's life was shattered when he became the helpless target of a mastermind assassin. Now the killer has returned to terrorize the city with an explosive game of cat and mouse. In a thrilling race against time, Armstrong must stay one step ahead to capture the madman and
A virtuoso dancer plagued by guilt thinks he was named World West Coast Swing Champion because he is deaf. When a teacher who gave up dance signs up for Malloy's lessons with her fiancée to prepare for their wedding, her boyfriend doesn't show and the instructor and student start dancing together an
When a high school biology teacher learns that a New Mexican army base is being decontaminated before demolition, he rushes to the fort with urgent information about a top secret experiment his mother was involved in during the 1950s. At his urging, the base commander authorizes the opening of a sec
The true story of Las Vegas casino heir Ted Binion's murder and subsequent trial. What appeared to be a self-induced drug overdose, was later revealed to be a planned murder by Binion's girlfriend and her lover.
A magical tale of two 12-year-olds embarking on an adventure to find new, cool parents and escape their neglected, overly adult, existence.
Carolyn Carver is a writer with a gambling addiction that threatens to destroy her marriage and family. She meets a washed-up magician who promises that he can help. Meanwhile, Godfrey Snow is a star college basketball player who shaves points to help his brother, Clyde, get even. A small-time booki
A deal broker puts together a team of mercenaries lead by John Seegar for the CIA's covert operation to topple an African island government. After the mission goes awry and the broker needs Seeger for another mission to free a druglord from a Capetown prison, he holds hostage the mother and young so
Sandra is a femme fatale obsessed with the songs of The Sound of Music. Behind her saccharine exterior, she is carrying on an affair with her husband''s brother Ben, and likes using handcuffs on him during their trysts. When Ben dies mysteriously, a cynical police detective must investigate a sleazy web of deceit.
Summer session is in full swing at the elite Dartmoor Academy. With classes like opera appreciation, it's no wonder that Domino, Loaf, Lucy, Sonny and Witz, an imaginative group of 7-year-old scholarship students, are yearning for a little excitement. Unfortunately, all attempts at summertime fun ar
In this movie pilot (which is a spinoff of the CBS series "Walker, Texas Ranger"), contemporary Texas Ranger Cordell Walker helps one of his former "Kick Drugs Out of America" students to complete the transition from childhood to adulthood and find his life's mission when the young man's father, Min
EPA agent Jack Taggart has set out on assignment to discover the killer of his most trusted colleague. Following the agent''s last known path, Taggart travels through Appalachia only to discover lethal chemical dumping sites of cyanide, benzene, and dTCE. The people in the region are getting sick and whoever is responsible for the dumping is being protected by a wall of silence. Infiltrating the community, Taggart centers his investigation around mining tycoon Orin Hanner who is tied to those mines being used for the illegal dumping. Taggart also meets Sarah Kellogg who protects a family secret that may lead to an ecological disaster.
The nation''s capitol may never be the same after Secret Service Agent Sam Simms is given the dubious honor of being assigned to guard the President of the United States'' son, Luke. An undisciplined lad with a penchant for making scandalous news headlines that embarrass the White House, Luke meets his match in the eccentric Simms whose wisecracking personality and outrageous schemes get them both into hot water. After a series of misadventures, the pair become allies and eventually thwart a threat to the First Family''s security.
A commercial airline pilot and polygamist husband jets around the country romancing each of his three unsuspecting wives. Inspired by actual events.
Jack Cooper never imagined a friend like Ed. Up from the farm with a shot as a pitcher on a minor league baseball team, Jack finds his curveball and his career in deep trouble when more than the cows in his barnyard watch him wind up. In a word, he chokes. Cooper's dubious luck brings him an amazing
Undeniably guilty of a heinous crime, convicted killer Cindy Liggett has been sitting on Death Row in the state penitentiary for 12 years--waiting--for her much delayed date with the executioner. Now, after numerous stays from the Governor, and false hopes for her future, Cindy is finally ready to face the inevitable. But as the clock ticks on, and her days dwindle down, the one thing she is not prepared for is the unexpected relationship she develops with Rick Hayes, a novice bureaucrat from the Clemency Board who becomes convinced that misjudgments in Cindy''s original defense trial led to an unjust sentence. A neophyte attorney assigned to merely review the Liggett case, Rick determines that while she definitely deserves to be in prison, the extenuating circumstances of her crime do not dictate that she be put to death. With no time to spare, and against seemingly insurmountable political odds, Rick devotes himself to the cause of saving Cindy''s life with a commuted sentence.
The story of four no-nonsense cops, nicknamed the "Hat Squad," who formed an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department in the early 1950s. Both feared and revered, they made their own rules to enforce the law. But when a routine murder investigation case involves one of their own, it forces th
This Western tale chronicles the latter-day exploits of one of the Old West's most colorful true-life legends. Wherever Wild Bill Hickok goes, men want to be him, women want to love him, and some, trying to make their own name, want a piece of him. Bill knows his glory days are fleeting, but he is d
Archie Landrum is a brilliant mathematician who is hired to work on a New Mexico farm owned by a reclusive widow, Katherine Samuels. The two quickly develop a close friendship and peaceful existence which is shattered when Katherine's daughter Lucy, a popular TV star, returns home to visit. Lucy and
A teen-age girl begins a journey of self-discovery when she recognizes the face of a young, missing child on a milk carton as her own.
Set on a rundown farm in modern-day America, a family struggles to live the American dream in a country that is being sold off by opportunist developers. Based on Sam Shepard's play "Curse of the Starving Class."
A psychiatrist''s passion for his work is renewed when he takes on a criminal case involving an autistic boy who was the sole witness to his parents'' murder.
A piglet becomes a national hero and the CEO of a corporation after it rescues a rich little boy from drowning.
Drama based on the true story of Oksana Baiul and how she overcame personal tragedies to become the 1994 Olympic gold medalist in figure skating.
Two young kids elude the poachers who killed their family and escape with the help of a black tribesman.
The adventures of a group of kids in a small town who play baseball.
Story about the lives of seven young people; some of whom--particularly the men--have a difficult time maturing.
A 17-year-old high school girl from the South deals with her parents' sudden divorce.
An airline security chief must free American hijack victims from the hands of terrorists.
Two undercover cops infiltrating a drug ring end up getting caught up in the lifestyle.
A television movie based on the 1985 Newberry Medal-winning novel set in turn-of-the-century America. A woman answers a newspaper ad and travels from Maine to Kansas to live with a motherless farm family.
An interracial romance, set against the backdrop of World War II and the internment of Asian-Americans in relocation camps.
During the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, the lives of an upper middle-class white woman and her black maid become intertwined.
A young drifter talks a naive young man into helping her spring her brother from jail.
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.
A recently divorced, ex-minor league pitcher returns home for his sister's wedding.
Film is based on Jimmy Dean's 1961 ballad "Big Bad John."
Antics of a bumbling ambulance crew.
Comedy revolving around college football recruiting.
Kevin Lenahan is a con man who was framed for jewel smuggling. Kevin tries to get out of going to prison by pleading insanity. While he is at the hospital to be evaluated, he is mistaken for surgeon Dr. Edward Slattery. He seizes the opportunity to escape his sentence by continuing to pass as the doctor, but when a major storm hits, his practice becomes a very busy one.
A television movie about the continuing efforts of John and Reve Walsh to create a national awareness of the problem of missing children. A continuation of the story told in NBC's TV movie, "Adam." The film is followed by a roll-call of missing children all across the United States.
A working-class guy saves up the money and hauls his family to Florida for a vacation in a rented house, but once there things don''t go as planned.
An alcoholic country star stranded in a small town finds love.
A mother-daughter relationship survives years of rivalry and romantic problems.
A young cowboy and a legendary outlaw team up to escape the law.
The town sheriff and a madame team up to stop a televison evanagelist from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed "Chicken Ranch."
Inspiring drama about the relationship between an unemployed English instructor who takes a job as counselor at a summer camp for severely disabled children and his young charges, The Acorn People (the children affectionately refer to themselves as "nuts" and wear handmade acorn necklaces). Cloris L
Martha lives near the headquarters of a religious cult led by a man named Isaiah. Martha''s husband had been a member of the cult, and was murdered after he left it. When Martha''s friends Vicky and Lana come to live in the area, they begin to have bad dreams and accidents, and before long all three of the women fear for their lives.
Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor, who is ''on leave'', causes judgemental tongues to wag in town.
A Chicago gangster recruits a martial arts expert to fight in a free-for-all match in Texas.
A Texas boy learns about love the hard way at the local honky tonk.
To salvage his job and the circulation of his magazine, an editor decides to publish an expose revealing the inside story of the famed cheerleading squad and plants his reporter/girlfriend among the girls. This was the highest rated TV movie for the 1978-79 season.
A blue-collar worker's encounter with a UFO leaves him a changed man.
Location Casting (feature film)
FBI agents investigate the murders of civil rights workers in the South.
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.
Art Long wanted to be a country singer, but has been supporting his family by working as tree-trimmer. Tired of this, Art turns to entering Tough Man boxing contests, in which the fighters beat each other brutally. As Art sinks into this violent world, he drifts further away from his dream of a mus
A romantic comedy about four women employees of an ultra-modern Houston department store who discover that they must choose between love and success.
The sheriff of an island town takes to the seas when a bloodthirsty shark invades the local waters.
A doctor leads a quiet existence living in the Rocky Mountain foothills with his eight-year-old daughter until the deadly outbreak of a lethal virus that was stolen from a government laboratory forces their peaceful town into quarantine. Racing against the clock--and the effects of the virus--his se
The drama, adapted from a story by Katherine Anne Porter, tells of a Swedish immigrant who arrives on a small Texas farm at the turn of the century for work, is hired, and subsequently, and inadvertantly, causes the downfall of his employer when a suspicious visitor comes to call.
Location Casting (TV Mini-Series)
Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McCrae pursue three outlaws, Comanche war chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and a Mexican bandit king. Now in their middle years, they also struggle with their personal lives, Gus with Clara Forsythe, the love of his life, and Call with Mag
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