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Amanda Kingsley is a spirited and somewhat eccentric millionairess who owns 51 percent of one of America's largest corporations. With her dignified servant Maitland she covers New York City feeding and giving money to the homeless and unfortunate.<P>Although her humorless son Andrew runs the family
A psychiatrist tries to unravel the case of a young nun discovered with a dead baby.
While they are on a weekend camping trip, four college students see a local man murder his wife. When they try to report this to the police, the students are chased by villagers who are led by the killer, and then locked in a basement.
Post Production (feature film)
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.
Inspired by the true story of the legal brothel The Mustang Ranch, story is set in the fictional Diamond Ranch, a legal brothel in Reno, where the girls in the deal with friendships, relationships and rivalries.
Based on the events surrounding the race riots in 1991 in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York when a black child was hit by a car driven by a Hasidic Jew. Two leaders from the Jewish and African-American communities in the area join forces to try to re-establish peace and create a forum
A married couple on the verge of divorce travel cross country to attend their son's wedding. They attempt to work out what went wrong in their marriage as they discuss infidelities, indescretions and open new wounds on top of old ones as they make stops along the way. But as they get everything out
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
On the fourth of July 1999, not long after the installment of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, Barry Winchell, a soldier in the 101st Airborne Division, was brutally murdered by a fellow GI when it was discovered that he fell in love with Calpernia Adams, a transgendered entertainer in a Nashvill
Based on the true story of Gisella Perl, a Hungarian-Jewish gynecologist sent to Auschwitz and forced to participate in medical experiments for Nazi doctor Josef Mengele during World War II. The story begins in America, after the war, as she is interviewed by the INS to gain citizenship and to hopef
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
Based on the true story of a black militant vigilante group, the Deacons of Defense and Justice, who chose a different approach to the civil rights movement in 1964 Louisiana to protect Blacks against the Ku Klux Klan: they armed themselves with heavy artillery and organized their neighbors to figh
Based on Erika Ellis' novel of the same name, set in the 1970's, an upwardly mobile black family's move into the prestigious community of Greenwich, Connecticut comes with dramatic consequences.
Walter and his precocious 12-year-old son Henry are street musicians who live in a dilapidated trailer home in Brooklyn while working the streets of Manhattan. Smart, charming and musically gifted, Henry is having a ball leading the busker's life. When Walter suffers a nervous breakdown during one o
Coming-of-age story of 12-year-old Tiger Ann Parker, who lives in Saitter, Louisiana, with her grandmother and her developmentally disabled parents. Set in 1957, Tiger has always dreamed of being more like her Aunt Dorie Kay, but eventually learns to accept her parents and gains confidence in hersel
Set in Brooklyn during the summer of 1947, the telefilm tells the tale of a fatherless Catholic boy who is endangered after witnessing a violent crime and subsequently forms an extraordinary bond with Rabbi Judah Hirsch, a refugee of war. The young boy struggles to tell the truth and confront a mena
Biopic about the teenage years of National Football League player Sirr Parker, who secretly raised his younger brother on his own, while excelling academically and becoming an acclaimed running back. Parker went on to Texas A&M on an athletic scholarship and eventually made it to the NFL.
Father William Bowdern is a priest who is haunted by devastating memories of his military service as a chaplain during World War II. Asked by a fellow priest to save the life and soul of a child who becomes possessed after the death of his aunt, Father Bowdern must confront his past when he clashes
Once a talented classical pianist, Ingrid Green gave up her dreams for life in a small town with dairy farmer Norman and their daughter Rachel. An iconoclast who doesn't quite fit in with middle American life, Ingrid is always battling the one-track minds of those around her, whether it's to save an
A gentle, pacifist drifter faces a town's patriotic wrath on the World War II homefront. Ten-year-old Pug longs for the day when her father, who's been missing in action for three years, will return home to the family's North Carolina farm. Her lonely mother Ruby isn't even sure that her husband is
Clara Collier, a cynical, hard-driving attorney from Atlanta returns to her rural childhood home in the lowlands of the Deep South to attend the funeral of her mother Mattie, a legendary local storyteller. While there, she reconnects with her roots, and through her best friends' children, discovers
When 11-year-old Jason Ross gets cut from his baseball team, he forms his own expansion team. In searching for a new coach, Jason comes to believe that Mack Henry, the custodian at his school, is really Buck McHenry, the legendary pitcher from the old Negro Baseball Leagues. Although Mr. Henry denie
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,
Movie based on the life of British 19th century actress and anti-slavery activist Fanny Kemble.<P>On a theatrical tour of the United States, Fanny Kemble falls in love with and marries Pierce Butler, a wealthy American lawyer. Their storybook marriage begins to disintegrate when Fanny wants to have
A courageous coal miner's wife overcomes politics, poverty and violence in spearheading a bloody year-long labor strike. This fictional story, set against the historical background of the 1970s Harlan County coal strike, centers around Ruby Kincaid, who despite concern by her husband Silas, forms a
When 12-year-old Willie Donovan's home science project g s awry, his estranged grandparents magically turn 17 again. But they won't enjoy their long-lost youth for long unless Willie can find an antidote to prevent them from dying prematurely.<P>The Donovan family has just moved from Los Angeles to
Television movie based on the life and career of late music legend Jimi Hendrix, from his Bohemian days in Greenwich Village to his legendary performances at Monterey and Woodstock. Despite his struggles with drugs and a controlling manager, Hendrix never lost sight of his vision to write and create
Based on the true story of San Francisco-based adult entertainment entrepreneurs Jim and Artie Mitchell. The story follows the Mitchell brothers from their troubled childhoods to their success in the porn industry. They fix up an old theater to show their movies--The O'Farrell Theater. A series of r
A sequel to the 1998 Showtime movie "Inspectors," the story of two postal inspectors. Ed Furston's nightmare begins when he discovers an unidentified deceased man has completely stolen his identity by using a discarded, pre-approved credit card application, and that the false account was also used t
A trilogy of stories that depict ordinary people overcoming extraordinary problems with the strength of their love for each other. In "A Love Song For a Champ," an up-and-coming boxer breaks the rules in order to earn much-needed money for his family. Though his money-making scheme does not go as pl
Ruth Ellison, a young woman with multiple sclerosis, is involuntarily placed in the Lewellyn Care Center after the sudden death of her grandmother. Ruth has a disruptive impact on the institution and is frustrated by her developmentally challenged roommate Cass. While making things difficult for the
Story about Will Cleamons, a former teacher-turned-businessman who agrees to tutor 18-year-old high school dropout, Nicole Turner. Much to his surprise, their relationship not only helps Nicole build a future, but helps Cleamons put his personal life back together.
Biographical movie on the late novelist and philosopher, Ayn Rand (1905-1982), focusing on the 15-year affair between Rand and her young protege Nathaniel Branden, her friendship with her lover's wife Barbara Branden and her relationship with her husband, artist Frank O'Connor.
Lorraine Petrovich is terrified of her abusive younger boyfriend, Rusty Zuvic. After finding a dead woman along a highway, the police receive an anonymous phone call implicating Zuvic in the murder. The tip leads police officer Jen Powell and her criminology student partner Dylan McCarthy to Lorraine''s house. Lorraine provides them with enough information to not only convict Rusty, but to face arrest herself as an accomplice. As the investigation progresses, Powell''s doubts grow when a trucker begins to leave anonymous messages, identifying himself only by a smiley face, claiming that he is the killer. On trial for murder, Lorraine now says she made up the entire story.
After several daring robberies and murders in the mid-1980s -- including the killing of Denver radio talk show host Alan Berg -- The Order, a white supremacist hate group headed by charismatic leader Bob Mathews, is brought down by one of its own, Tom Martinez, who goes undercover for the FBI, leadi
Twelve-year-old Katie Penhallow is distraught when her mother goes off to France on a holiday and leaves her and little brother Simon with their stern grandmother Lydia. Dared by the local kids, Katie visits spooky Potter's Pond late one night, which is rumored to be haunted. She stumbles on the gho
A pampered Jewish teenage girl, Hannah, is transported back in time to her family's tragic past during the Holocaust in German-occupied Poland in 1941. There, alongside her future aunt, she begins her surrealistic journey of discovery. Imprisoned in a concentration camp and forced to work at hard la
Five daughters with strict parents fascinate the boys at their high school.
Alice and Howard Goodwin have recently moved to rural Wisconsin and are regarded with suspicion by most of their neighbors. The couple does form a friendship, however, with Theresa and Dan Collins. Both couples often take turns babysitting for one another. Tragedy occurs one day when Alice, momentar
Fourteen-year-old Amanda is a loner, living in a small coastal town in Nova Scotia and dreaming of swimming the English Channel. When she sees an old man jumping off an inlet bridge, she dives in to save him. He introduces himself as John McRae and insists he was just going for a swim in the bitterl
A young boy and his older brother spend a summer in their family's lakeside home after the death of their father. When a retired black doctor returns to the community of his boyhood and befriends the younger boy, the two brothers find themselves set against one another as the town's racist past flar
In an effort to find his identity, nine-year-old Stephen Cline goes on a collision course when he and his older brother John create a "conspiracy of silence." Stephen's self-imposed mutism for three years rewards him with everything he's desired; attention from his family, admiration from his peers
The true story of Daniel Huffman, a high-school football star who sacrifices his chance for a college scholarship and gives up the sport he loves when he donates his kidney to save the life of his grandmother, Shirlee Allison.
Has-been guitar legend and record producer Simon Eckstal hires 15-year-old Rob Tennant as vice president of talent for his company as a publicity stunt. However, Rob's taste in music ultimately saves Simon's record company, Tone, from bankruptcy when he discovers a hip new band, Treble Charger.
Television movie based on the autobiography "My Own Country," by Dr. Abraham Verghese, an Ethiopian/East Indian physician specializing in infectious diseases in a small rural Tennessee town in the mid 1980s. Verghese's treatment of HIV-positive patients jeopardizes his assimilation into the small co
An elderly African-American woman, desperate to get her family out of the Chicago projects, sends them to live with her brother-in-law in Mississippi. Loretta isn't keen to go, as she drinks too much and the uncle lives in a dry county. Uncle Earl has enough on his plate already, as he has a struggl
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
John McDonald, an American trying to build low-cost housing in Saudi Arabia in 1977, is jailed by his Saudi partners, Fazza and Suliman, when the relationship sours. With his passport confiscated and unable to call on the U.S. government for help, he finds unexpected support from Dennis, an American
A heroic firefighter reaches a murderous boiling point during a sweltering Los Angeles heat wave. After his wife leaves him, he begins to turn his psychotic rage on anyone in reach -- including the family next door.
In rural Florida, the Wilson and Martin families overcome racial prejudice to support and nurture one another when times are tough.
Although married, Sal, the foreman of North Shore Fish in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is having an affair with Flo, the "batter" person on the assembly line. Complicating matters, Sal's right-hand man, Porker, is also enamored of Flo. The workers must unite, however, when the factory is threatened wi
Telefilm about New York Yankees baseball manager Joe Torre, who guided the team to a World Series championship in 1996 while overcoming tragic personal crises.
Telefilm based on the true story of the weekend in December 1970 when Elvis Presley decided to leave Graceland and meet with President Nixon. For superstar performer Elvis Presley, the all-consuming need-of-the-moment is a change of pace, so he sneaks away from his bodyguards and heads for Washingto
Young Clay Crosby is bereft when his father Frank succumbs to a fatal illness. When he puts on a pair of magical wing-tipped shoes that Frank bought in a mysterious shop, Clay is transferred back to 1962 and relives his father's life, experiencing firsthand such personal details as Frank's formative
A wealthy doctor becomes involved in the plight of a father who cannot feed his children, but is too proud to accept charity.
Set in 1960, a couple is imprisoned for violating a Virginia ban on interracial marriage. Based on the true story of an interracial couple who took their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
After years of feeling constricted in her marriage to her husband Richard, Chase Philips suffers a mental breakdown. She leaves her home in Martha's Vineyard for an institution, where she spends months recovering. Upon her return, Chase discovers that her 11-year-old son will barely speak to her. On
A woman jeopardizes her relationship with her husband and family when she takes up the fight for clemency for her former boyfriend, a Vietnam vet suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome, who's about to be executed in South Carolina for killing a policeman. Based on a true story.
A kind-hearted French exchange student steals the heart of a high school football player, much to the chagrin of his coach father who has brainwashed his son to think of nothing but football. The oafish, teenage football star is the brunt of teasing and pranks by a clique of spoiled students.
Inspired by actual events, examines the abortion debate between pro-choice and right-to-life groups as seen through the eyes of three very different women whose paths cross and whose lives are transformed during an intense, crisis-weekend struggle to keep a Los Angeles clinic open.
Post Production (TV Mini-Series)
Television movie that follows different individuals who are affected by mysterious illnesses when they return home from the Persian Gulf. Jim Tuite, a former Presidential Secret Service agent working for Senator Donald Riegle, not only discovers that many veterans are affected by Gulf War Syndrome,
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