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DJ Ethan Smith, host of a Seattle-based public music radio program, takes over a Conservative talk show and creates a fictional Republican persona, "Charles Fern." When his fictional persona is a huge hit with listeners, he continues the ruse and becomes nationally famous, while in his personal life he experiences a series of misadventures.
Fear, Inc. follows a company of degenerates who can be hired for a premium to bring your greatest fears to life. But when horror junkie Joe Foster's customized scare seemingly begins, he and his friends must decide if this company is there to scare them or make them pawns in their own sick game.
Janie and Dee are two polar opposite roommates whose differences come to a head over the course of one crazy day.
A man sets out to find those responsible for a deadly viral outbreak and discovers a larger conspiracy that threatens to infect the world.
When a man wakes up after an accident and finds he's suffering from memory loss, he begins to suspect that his wife may not be his real wife and soon finds himself a prisoner in the house.
When an airline decides to replace their human crews with the FlightPal2000, womanizing, self-aggrandizing flight attendant Larry Gaye competes with the robot to save everyone's jobs.
After a couple who treat their dog like a baby find that it has been kidnapped, their search for the kidnapper leads to a new love for each other and a new attitude toward parenthood.
Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of Earth after an epic battle that left a great city torn, but with the world saved. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history while an ancient, powerful new menace se
The legendary story of the homicidal Sawyer family continues, picking up where it last ended in Newt, Texas, where people have been disappearing without a trace for decades. The Sawyers have been long-suspected by the townspeople and their suspicions were confirmed one hot summer day when a young wo
A Vietnam veteran becomes a YouTube sensation and local hero when he takes on political corruption and a vicious street gang in an effort to solve and avenge his best friend's murder.
Chronically underachieving cousins Danny and Phil O'Donnell are forced to run the family pub in order to save their crazy Uncle Pete from jail and financial ruin.
This summer, Judy Moody is planning the most super-duper, double-rare summer vacation ever with best friends Rocky and Amy. Except that it turns out Rocky is going to circus camp to learn to tame lions, Amy is headed off to Borneo with her mom to save a lost tribe and Judy is stuck home with her pes
When Annie is asked to be her best friend Lillian's maid of honor, she struggles to please the snobby, rich bridesmaids at every pre-wedding event. All hell breaks loose when they travel to Vegas for the party that none of them will ever forget.
When a group of young, rich friends set out for a deep sea fishing trip aboard a million-dollar boat, a fire breaks out, destroying the electrical system and leaving them stranded in the Atlantic. Their situation attracts the attention of an ancient clan of seamen who inhabit the marshy islands near
After years of growing apart, Harold Lee and Kumar Patel have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for their respective Yuletide celebrations. But when a mysterious package mistakenly arrives at Kumar's door on Christmas Eve, his attempt to redirect it to Harold's house ends with t
An eleven-year-old hermaphrodite is being raised in a trailer by her white trash brother. She sees an opportunity to be something more than she has been when an African-American dancer friend gets hurt and has to drop out of the school talent show. With the help of a heavyset Asian lesbian friend an
It is that time of year again, and Michael Myers has returned home to sleepy Haddonfield, Illinois to take care of some unfinished family business. Unleashing a trail of terror, Myers will stop at nothing to bring closure to the secrets of his twisted past. But the town's got an unlikely new hero
A comedy about a small-town bait shop owner who takes on a champion angler in a high-stakes bass fishing competition to win enough money to save his business.
Avery Allan Ludlow, a Korean War vet with a tragic past, lives alone in a small town, where he runs the local hardware store. Av's only companion is a 14 year-old ginger-haired dog, aptly named Red by Av's late wife. One day, Av and Red are enjoying a placid outing at their favorite fishing spot wh
A recently homeless and jobless loser, a senior citizen estranged from her family, a mother of one dealing with a terminally ill parent, a gas station owner stuck in a job he hates, and a youth pastor feeling irrelevant all face being alone and depressed on Christmas Eve. As they cross paths and exp
James Parker, adopted overseas as a child, comes back to Korea as a U.S. soldier to find his birth family. He finds his biological father, who is in jail awaiting the death sentence. Their meeting is awkward at first, but sympathy and love grow between them.
The history of New America unfolds; the year is 2097 A.D. Two decades ago, the great nation of The United States fell forever. Now, the survivors must re-emerge from the ashes as the founding fathers of a brutal and bizarre new nation. And so, a new kind of political race began. We join Tex Kennedy,
When a barrel of toxic green goo, compliments of a wrecked military truck, seeps into the soft-serve ice cream at a local bowling alley, four twenty-something friends end up with a craving for brains. The world looks very different through their eyes as zombies, and it seems like everyone else has g
The dean of students at a New England college is thrust into the investigation of a racial hate crime. She's forced to confront her own feelings about race and her administration's desire to maintain a politically correct posture.
A young man meets a girl who might be a ghost, but matters turn serious when his friends start dying under mysterious circumstances.
A beautiful rocker gal named Audie falls for a guy who used to be a wolf. She soon finds out about who he really is after he goes on a savage and bloodthirsty killing spree in a supermodel's mansion by the light of the full moon.
Jane F, an unsuccessful slacker actress, is having a bad day. And it's getting more outrageous and surreal by the minute. Jane's misadventures begin when she treats herself to a batch of cupcakes left unattended by her psycho roommate that prove not as innocent as they appear, Soon, she is trying to
Well-intentioned Marsha and David hire a foreign housekeeper, Sophia, to care for their new baby and put some "sanity" back in their lives. What follows is a situation that spirals out of control. In a frenzy to find an American husband before her visa expires, Sophia manipulates poor Marsha and Da
A group of tourists on a haunted swamp tour find one of the horrific local legends to be true. They try to escape alive--and with all of their pieces.
A former priest turned Miami detective is in a career rut after a failed affair with the woman who became police commissioner. When he is asked by a serial killer he helped put away for a "confession" before his execution, he finds that one set of murders was a copy cat killing leading him to high r
A gay, romatic comedy following the story of Ethan Green, an adorable 26-year-old professional 'assistant' looking for love in all the wrong places.
Upon being sent to live with her aunt in the small town of Doverville, 12-year-old Emma O'Conner finds herself in the middle of a "dog-fight" with the Mayor and town dogcatcher. In order to strike down their "no-dogs" law, Emma must bring together a group of schoolmates, grown-ups and adorable dogs
Set in a fanciful version of the untamed West, a musical comedy about what takes place when a group of underdog animal charters face dangerous odds and band together to achieve a common goal. A greedy yodeling outlaw named Alameda Slim schemes to take possession of the "Patch of Heaven" dairy farm f
Mockumentary that follows a running back who went to jail for armed robbery and is offered furlough from Death Row to take his former team to victory. In 1994, Barefoot Bobby Briggs was arrested for his role in a botched armed robbery of an Austin convenience store. When he was convicted and sentenc
A fable of innocence: thirteen-year-old Aviva Victor wants to be a 'mom'. She does all she can to make this happen, and comes very close to succeeding, but in the end her plan is thwarted by her sensible parents. So she runs away, still determined to get pregnant one way or another, but instead find
The National Transportation and Safety Board investigates the crash of flight 323 and tries to determine whether it was due to mechanical failure, pilot error or terrorism.
"The summer I was eight years old, five hours disappeared from my life. Five hours, lost, gone without a trace." These are the words of Brian Lackey, a troubled 18-year-old, growing up in the stiflingly small town of Hutchinson, Kansas. Plagued by nightmares, Brian believes that he may have been th
Mordechai Jefferson Carver, aka 'The Hebrew Hammer', is an Orthodox stud, who goes on a mission to save Hanukkah. When Santa Claus' evil son Damien is pushed over the edge by his father's liberal policies, he does away with the Christian patriarch. Subsequently stepping into his father's role, Damie
When an experienced anchorwoman is replaced by a younger, prettier face, she decides to undergo plastic surgery, change her name, and build up her career all over again.
The year is 1890 and bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript, "The Changing Times." His book is about to receive a unanimous endorsement from the board members of the Grace Bible Seminary--until Dr. Norris Anderson raises an issue over a "difficulty" he has with something Carli
An adaptation of the play by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project about the brutal 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. The story focuses on the reactions of local citizens in the aftermath of the murder as they are interviewed by the members
The story of a trio of fugitives--two bank robbers and the woman they both love. When the suave, irresistible Joe and his hypochondriac partner, Terry escape from prison, they cut a swathe from Oregon through California, robbing banks in order to finance their scheme for a new--and somewhat legitimate life--south of the border. In their wake, they leave a trail of chaos, disguises, wrecked automobiles--and an adoring public--while fleeing from the law. Their operation is running smoothly until they have an unexpected run-in with Kate, a housewife sick of her disappointing life, who is drawn to the thieves as a way to escape. Together Joe and Terry are the most successful bank robbers in U.S. history. To Kate, they also combine to make the perfect man. Things get more complicated when the police and media assume that Kate is their hostage and organize a massive manhunt to save her from the clutches of Joe and Terry.
Seymour Smiles, an old circus clown and current drunk, returns to his small, Indiana hometown to live the rest of his days boozing in solitude. But when his childhood friend Bob convinces him to help the struggling clown squad at the local circus, Seymour is thrust back into the place he fears most-
Findlay Crawford, a legendary but dried-up composer and conductor, murders his brilliant apprentice, Gabriel McEnery, after Gabriel threatens to reveal that he's been ghost-writing the composer's Academy Award-winning scores.
A story of obsession, submission, money and sexuality set in the sex industry. While riffing the porn industry, the dark tale is centered around three industry staffers: Johnny Rebel--a hot-blooded "gay for pay" porn star; Sean McInnis--the young naive kid who moves to L.A. to pursue a career in the
A man falls in love with a beautiful woman only to learn that she's his sister. Six months later he finds out she's not his sister and sets out to find her before she marries another man.
Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the irrepressibly optimistic Joe hits the road alone in search of his folks. As his wandering, misguided search takes him from one comedic adventure to another, Joe finds his way to Los Angeles, where a shock-jock brings Joe on his radio show to insult him. But as Joe''s life story unfolds, jeers turn to cheers, and an entire captivated city tunes in to hear the adventures of Joe Dirt.
As a serial bomber terrorizes the city, veteran ex-cop/ex-con Logan McQueen investigates the only lead -- a notorious murderer imprisoned on death row who claims to be having dreams that foretell the terrible crimes. When the bomber kidnaps the convict''s daughter, McQueen races against a ticking bomb to save her life.
Deuce Bigalow is a naive, good-hearted fish tank cleaner, who is very dedicated and happy with his work. His only dream is to take his fish and move out of his bad neighborhood to the beach to be close to his friends in the ocean. After he loses his job at the Los Angeles Aquarium, his life changes dramatically. Deuce crosses paths with the debonair Antoine Laconte, world class gigolo. Antoine has the life any man would want, fancy cars, beautiful women and most importantly for Deuce a state of the art aquarium. When Antoine's lionfish comes down with a potentially fatal gill disorder and he has to go away on business, Antoine asks if Deuce will stay at his apartment. As Deuce gets comfortable at Antoine' place, he sets off a chain of events that virtually destroys the apartment. Needing money to pay for the damages, and after accidentally answering Antoine's business phone, Deuce launches his new career as a gigolo. He quickly enters a world beyond his wildest dreams.
A California congressman's wife and daughter are abducted and held hostage in a historic hotel. Logan McQueen is sent to the scene to assist his former partner, Charlie Duffy, who has been taken captive trying to broker the ransom deal. McQueen must risk his life to face the cunning killer and save
Based on Jerdine Nolen's children's book about a man named Harvey Potter who moves to drought-stricken Watertown and plants a crop on his barren land. To the amazement of the townspeople, his field yields a bumper crop of magical, colorful balloons. The people believe that this is a hopeful sign tha
Tommy is a 28-year-old man who escaped his hellish childhood by murdering his abusive father. After a prison stint, Tommy's work release program gives him a shot at a new life when he is placed as a cook at St. Michael's School in L.A, There he meets Guillermo, a neighborhood kid who is committed to
Peter Gibbons is an office drone like many others, and he hates his routine life. One day, the occupational therapist who was hypnotising him keels over dead, leaving him with a permanantly altered attitude. Asked to come in on weekends, he responds by coming in only when he wants to, playing games
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.
Two Nevada deputies discover a truckload of cash from a drug deal gone bad.
Hollywood gossip reporter Verity Chandler disappears and all the evidence points to one of the last people who saw her alive - Eric Prince, a mortician to the stars. Meanwhile, newly minted Hollywood widow Liz Houston unwittingly becomes involved in Lieutenant Columbo's investigation.
Seventeen years after living together, sportswriter and incurable slob Oscar Madison and the obsessively neat Felix Ungar meet once again when Felix''s daughter decides to marry Oscar''s son. Meeting a LAX, they head out together to the desert community where the wedding will take place until Oscar loses the map, prompting Felix to whine, Oscar to complain, and both to get on each other''s nerves.
Set in San Francisco, a tale about a cop who bends department rules in trying to aid his terminally ill son. He chases an escaped convict whose matching bone marrow will enable his son to have an organ transplant.
An ex-Texas Ranger with a private score to settle and a top Houston detective try to nab an elusive serial killer with a strange fetish and a penchant for collecting antique dolls.
A sequel to the theatrical film "Richie Rich," about the wealthiest 12-year-old boy in the world. Richie Rich wishes he had never been born when his nasty cousin Reggie Van Dough destroys the neighborhood and loses a sleigh full of Christmas gifts meant for local orphans. Professor Keenbean invents
Journalist Raoul Duke and his lawyer Dr Gonzo drive from LA to Las Vegas on a drugs binge. They nominally cover news stories, including a convention on drug abuse, but also sink deeper into a frightening psychedelic otherworld. As Vietnam, Altamont and the Tate killings impinge from the world of TV
A teenage autistic savant inadvertantly uncovers a secret code for the National Security Agency and with the help of an FBI agent finds safety.
Sam Howard and Bill Driscoll, a harmless yet dimwitted pair, kidnap the rambunctious nine-year-old Andy, the richest kid in town. Andy dreams of being his favorite fictional character -- Red Chief, the Indian warrior. When the somewhat rowdy lad is kidnapped by the down-on-their-luck hobos, he prete
LAPD Detectives Martin Riggs, Roger Murtaugh, and Lorna Cole battle a Chinese martial arts master who is the head of a counterfeiting ring.
Twenty-two years ago four friends went to the quarry on the edge of town with a case of beer and a loaded handgun. At the end of the day the beer was gone, the gun was empty and a stranger lay dead at the bottom of the quarry. Now, the four are together again, trying to deal with their actions in th
When he learns he is dying of AIDS, Thaddeus, a wealthy middle-aged lawyer sells all his property and goes to visit an old friend, Allen, a struggling artist and former street hustler. Allen's life is thrown into chaos by the arrival of Thaddeus as they return to the streets to help out some old acq
Television movie based on the series, "Murder, She Wrote," which was broadcast on CBS from 1986 to 1996. Jessica Fletcher searches for a woman who witnessed the murder of a man trying to expose a serious flaw in a top-secret government satellite code.
He is the one they look for when the Klieg lights blaze, the one whose picture hangs on the wall. His presence hits them like a drug. He is the light and the glory, a reason to live... even die. They are the untold millions whose adoration translates into magazine covers and multi-million contracts. They are the sea of faces rendered invisible by distance, blurred together by their sheer mass, known only in the collective as ''the fans.'' For all fans, the rules are unspoken but crystal-clear: you don''t get too close to your heroes. But one fan, Gil Renard, is about to bend those rules. The stellar career of his idol, Bobby Rayburn, means everything to Gil. It is the filter through which he''s viewed his own life, distilling it into something better. While Bobby''s star appears to fall, Gil''s own life spirals downward until he has nothing left but the prospect of returning his idol to his former glory, even if it means stepping out of the shadows of fandom and into his own dark center stage.
Story follows three renegade Los Angeles cab drivers as they scrounge for customers. These battle-weary veterans of the city's lethal streets expose their secret ambitions.
"Killer: A Journal of Murder" chronicles the remarkable relationship that develops between two men in the 1920s--Carl Panzram, an intelligent yet ruthlessly vicious Leavenworth prison inmate who is one of America's first serial murderers, and Henry Lesser, the sympathetic guard who encourages Panzra
A cancer research doctor and a nurse stumble on a plot masterminded by a group of researchers who are giving rich people cancer and then curing them in order to obtain large donations from the grateful patients.
Shortly after midnight on June 12, 1963, an assassin''s bullet ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the state of Mississippi. His killer was white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, who was released after two trials in 1963 ended in hung juries. Nearly thirty-one years would pass before justice would make its peace with Medgar Evers. After he is assigned to reopen the case, Assistant District Attorney Bobby DeLaughter enlists the aid of investigators Charlie Crisco and Benny Bennett in uncovering evidence once thought impossible to reclaim. Throughout a journey filled with self-doubt and public criticism, he pursues not only justice for Medgar and Myrlie, his victimized widow, but also proof that Mississippi can change for the better as well.
Television movie about the integration of major league baseball in the mid 1940s. The telefilm traces the dreams of baseball legends Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson for breaking the color barrier in baseball, and the political and social blockades that the Brooklyn Dodgers faced when they eventually s
Terrorists hijack a 747 carrying 400 passengers, and everyone involved mistakingly thinks the passengers are going to be bartered for the terrorist group''s imprisoned leader. However, an American intelligence analyst and expert in terrorism believes that their plan is to launch a nerve gas attack on Washington DC. The President''s Crisis Management Team must then choose between ignoring the agent''s nerve gas theory and allowing the plane clearance to land in the Capitol, or destroying the plane and sacrificing its 400 passengers. A Special Forces leader, however, has a different solution--to secretly board the 747 using an experimental aircraft.
A teacher attempts to fight charges that she had an affair with a student who committed suicide. Based on actual events.
When Stuart Smalley tangles with his "rage-aholic" station manager, he loses his public access TV show. This triggers one of his characteristic "shame spirals," and things go from bad to worse when a favorite old aunt dies, leaving a meager inheritance, which prompts Stuart to return home to Minneap
A single mother's hidden past returns to haunt her when a mysterious man shows up at her door on a stormy night.
Six friends arrange for a week-long camping trip and are air-dropped in a designated sector of wild timberland where they good-naturedly set up camp and head out the following morning when they spot fresh animal tracks. All is well until they chance upon a deep ravine and slowly venture across a ten
In order to take advantage of the free room, board, and per diem, one member of the Carl Bishop murder trial jury tries to prolong deliberations on this seemingly open-and-shut case. In the meantime, he falls for a fellow juror and learns that the facts of the case may not be what they seem.
A mafia drama exposes the inner workings of a corrupt Las Vegas casino.
The story of a turn-of-the-century bank thief who, after his gang is wiped out, takes a young mute man hostage. The young man then tries to be his partner in crime.
The life of a college professor is shattered when the young man who is obsessed with her fakes his own murder and frames her for the crime.
After a recently married couple commit a crime, the husband dies and the wife marries her much younger brother-in-law, who may know where his brother hid the goods.
Set in 1917, a young man tries to stay true to his dreams while running in an extraordinary dog-sled marathon.
A man is forced to go on the run after being falsely accused of killing his wife.
An orphaned boy forms a relationship with a killer whale living in captivity.
The story revolves around a woman accused of killing her lover, and the lawyer who defends her.
An ungainly young woman, a social outcast who lives with her widowed aunt on a ranch, becomes sexually involved with an itinerant handyman. When he, in due course, becomes involved with her sexier, worldlier aunt, she responds violently.
Perry Mason is challenged to solve a case that revolves around a murder on the set of a daytime soap opera.
Peter falls for Rita upon first meeting her, and the two begin a whirlwind romance that quickly leads to marriage. But when another man kisses Rita on her wedding day, the two magically change souls, and Peter must track down the love of his life if he is ever to truly see her again.
Story of a Chicago homicide cop who is unpopular with the public because he is in pursuit of a vigilante killer of mobsters.
Ace reporter Gale Gayley literally falls into the story of a lifetime when she's a passenger on an airplane that crashes into a Chicago bridge. In the smoke and darkness, she's saved by a rude, foul-mouthed "hero," who promptly disappears into the night... leaving only his shoe behind. When Gale's T
Based on a true story about a woman who is given the choice of either giving up her job where hazardous materials are used or agree to be sterilized.
Story about the friendship between two ranch hands during the Depression.
Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.
A nursing home patient spins a tale of friendship against all odds.
A meek bookkeeper tries to save a runaway circus performer from a serial killer.
A story about the rise of a neo-Nazi movement in the United States. Three aimless young men and a college professor inadvertently get involved in the white supremacist "skinheads" movement.
A female juror is horrified when a man is convicted for a crime he didn't commit, and she sets off to track down the real killer.
Based on the true story of an ex-nun turned high school teacher who is raped and, because of her religious convictions, decides to keep the baby. The school administration fires her for being an unmarried mother, and she fights back to try and regain her job.
Tough cops Nick Conklin and Charlie Vincent break up a Yakuza crime ring in New York and escort a Japanese killer back to his home country. The criminal escapes, and the two detectives are forced to team up with the Tokyo police to track him down. Along the way, they find themselves drawn ever deepe
A young, white army officer is assigned to lead an all-black unit in the Civil War.
A man who enters a hospital for the criminally insane in an irrational state but regains his sanity after several years desperately tries to win his release after witnessing attacks on patients by guards. Production began on this as "The Next Howling Wind" and then it was to have been called "Escape
An ex-Chicago detective's wife is elected the first female president of the United States, but he can't resist the impulse to investigate a Washington suicide and the political cover-up surrounding it.
Taken from actual court transcripts, police records and public documents, the program focuses on the 1990 trial of Wisconsin vs. Mark Allen Peterson. A small-town grocery clerk faces a 10-year prison sentence for the alleged date rape of a woman who claimed to have multiple personalities.
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Evil industrialist Drew Oslett, Jr., in an attempt to create a perfect warrior clone of a noted athlete, mistakenly takes a blood sample of Marty Stillwater, a writer, and creates Marty's double, code-name: Alfie. Years, late Alfie, a dead ringer for Marty, has become an efficient killing machine. B
A miniseries sequel to the "Gambler" television movies. Hawkes searches for his son who is on the run with the notorious outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
A two-part miniseries based on a true story. Set in Indiana in the 1920s, the story concerns a young woman who becomes a victim of the terrorist activities of the Ku Klux Klan. She eventually dies at the hands of charismatic political boss and Grand Dragon David Stephenson. The ensuing investigation
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A miniseries chronicling the adventures of Gus Bailey, a journalist obsessed with avenging his daughter's murder. In his search for the truth, he gets caught in the world of New York's rich and powerful.
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