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Cinematography (feature film)
When College freshman Katie Parker enters into pledge week on campus, she's a shoe-in for the popular Deltas - the beloved sorority house founded by her own mother years ago. However, when Katie opts for the less popular sorority, she becomes a campus pariah and a major disappointment to her disillu
When an overweight high school senior ends up on the list of homecoming queen nominees as a prank, she is mortified. Rather than drop out as expected, she chooses to stay on the ballot in order to represent all the "outcasts" at school. As word of her courageousness spreads, she becomes a local cel
Seventeen-year-old Rachel Sandler's world is turned upside down when word spreads through her upper middle class community that her neighbor Jason, a popular athlete who died an untimely death, was an IV drug user. After receiving a mysterious email that claims Jason was HIV-positive, Rachel becomes
Based on the true story of Geralyn Lucas, a successful television news story editor's charmed but busy life is interrupted when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. Meanwhile, her accomplished surgeon husband tries to find strength to support his wife in spite of his feelings of helplessness.
Story explores the relationship between an unwed teenage mother, her child, and her mother with whom she lives. When the teenager gets pregnant and decides to keep the baby, her mother forces her daughter to hide her pregnacy in order to pass the baby off as her own. They relocate to get a fresh sta
Based on the book, telefilm will detail the relationship between Scott Peterson and Amber Frey.
Thanks to falsified dental records supplied by his former neighbor Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky, retired hitman Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past unexpectedly shows up on Jimmy and Jill''s doorstep: it''s Oz, and he''s begging them to help him rescue his wife from the Hungarian mob. To complicate matters even further, the men, who are out to get Oz, are led by Lazlo Gogolak, a childhood rival of Jimmy''s and another notorious hitman. Oz, Jimmy and Jill will have to go the whole nine yards--and then some--to manage the mounting Mafioso mayhem.
A story of three generations of women, Gracie the granddaughter, her mother Rowena and Grandma Lou, as they face the choices associated with living in today's world, when 17-year old Gracie adopts her younger siblings after drug addicted Rowena is arrested.
Based on Candice DeLong's 20-year career in the FBI solving high profile cases, this project focuses on her decision to end her career by catching a killer preying on infertile women who turn to adoption - a decision complicated when the murderer sets his sights on her.
A closely-knit family living in an idyllic small town is forever changed by the shocking rape of their only daughter. Each member of the family becomes isolated in their own feelings of grief and anger which ultimately tears the family apart.
Based on the life of the late comedian Jackie Gleason during the years before and after "The Honeymooners," comparing his life to that of his character Ralph Kramden.
Arvella Whipple, a recently widowed mother of three, travels with her three children from New England to California during the Gold Rush of 1850 to start a new life in the burgeoning frontier town of Lucky Diggins. Arvella's spirited 13-year-old daughter, California, does not share her mother's drea
Lucy Cullins is a successful but slick and cynical producer at a home-shopping television network, who is desperately in need of some Christmas spirit. When Lucy hires an actor named Nick to play Santa Claus on the network, she gets more than she bargained for. Nick really is Santa Claus, and he fac
Movie pilot that centers around Manhattan in 1948 during the early days of the new television industry. Characters include an all-American girl who comes to New York to join emerging television network, Empire Television; a floor manager who aspires to direct; a twentysomething jazz musician who str
Adaptation of Chris Bohjalian's novel about Sibyl Danforth, a midwife from a small Vermont village who faces the nightmare of having to choose a baby's survival over that of a mother's and is then charged with involuntary manslaughter. The story is told through the eyes of Danforth's daughter.<P>Syb
Linda Sinclair, a news reporter, and Dr. Amanda Gordon, a perinatologist, are swept into a maelstrom of public tension and relentless media scrutiny as a desperate couple awaits the birth of their baby, the first-ever human clone. The controversy engulfs everyone involved, ultimately threatening the
Television movie based on Mary McGarry Morris' novel about Marie Fermoyle, a strong-willed but vulnerable single mother in Vermont in the early 1960s, whose loneliness and desire to provide a better life for her three children make her an easy target for a smooth-talking, dangerous drifter. When Oma
Television movie about the life of Hugh Hefner, the founder of "Playboy Magazine."
Movie based on Luanne Rice's novel "Blue Moon." Cass and Billy Medieros and their three children have been happy living near Cass' family, the Keatings, in an old Eastern seaboard fishing village. Cass manages her father Jimmy's restaurant and Billy captains one of the Keating fishing boats. A rift
Drama about a family shattered by the death of their son and the journey they must take to heal and find each other again. Neal and Nora Mahler seem to have little in common, but their marriage has endured with the help of their lovable son Simon. Nora is devoted to Simon, while Neal and their daugh
Well-respected brain surgeon Ben Creed discovers the existence of a parallel universe, where crime is virtually non-existent and life appears idyllic. He trades reality for this new world with the hope of rekindling a relationship with his lost love Melody. He soon realizes that things are not as pe
Holiday drama based on Truman Capote's short story about a young boy's friendship with his much older cousin as they prepare for their last Christmas together in late November 1934. Buddy has been raised by his older cousins in a quaint community in Alabama where his mother left him two years ago. T
Movie based on the stories of Jon Krakauer and other survivors of the May 1996 mountain climbing disaster on Mount Everest, which took the lives of two of the world's most renowned mountaineers, team expedition leaders Scott Fischer and Rob Hall.
Zoe Tyler, a teen who takes lithium to control her dramatic mood swings, is committed to a mental institution by her mother after she endangers her own life. In the institution, she meets Jake, a handsome young man with a penchant for getting into trouble. When a romantic relationship develops betwe
After a seemingly well-adjusted teenager commits suicide, each member of his family must embark upon an emotional journey examining his own feelings of blame and guilt, anger and hurt. It is only when they learn to depend on one another for love and support that they find the courage to accept what
Set in the Deep South in 1942, a white man and his wife open their home to the young, mildly retarded son of their black housekeeper after her sudden death, but this simple act of compassion causes problems for the couple when some members of the community express their prejudice and hatred.
While investigating a series of barn burnings in an Amish community, a female FBI agent befriends an Amish widow.
Mary, a widow in her 40s, has created a satisfactory life for herself since the death of her husband some years before. Her world is turned upside down when she hires Tim, a handsome but mentally challenged young man, to be her gardener. As the two develop special feelings for each other, Mary is fa
A man suffering from amnesia must choose between the woman he loves and the the family he was once devoted to but now cannot remember.
A mother must fight for custody of her child when her own mother takes her to court because she doesn't approve of her daughter's lesbian lifestyle. Based on a true story.
A single mother of two must make important adjustments when her younger son is paralyzed in a diving accident.
Television movie based on the life of one of television's first female network news anchors, the late Jessica Savitch, who, plagued by insecurity and driven by overriding ambition, ultimately became a casualty of the cutthroat world of broadcast news that created her.
A defense attorney and recovering alcoholic takes the case of an ex-girlfriend whose stepdaughter is accused of murdering her wealthy father. Only after the trial verdict does he learn the real truth about his client and the case.
A young wife and mother is convinced by her abusive husband to confess to a murder that he committed. When both are convicted and sent to prison, the woman's older sister tries to win custody of her niece and free her sister from jail. In the process, she must reveal a family secret that has been hi
Set in Nebraska in 1869, a woman seeks someone to take her place as wife and mother when she discovers she is dying.
The family of an 11-year-old boy finds itself in turmoil after he kills two intruders while home alone. Based on a true story.
A single woman is the victim of a baby-brokering fraud.
The Justice Department takes a hardened convict out of prison, trains him and gives him a job with the Philadelphia Police Department to help them with their fight against crime.
A woman accused of murdering her husband is represented at her trial by her brother who is on the verge of disbarment. Based on a true story.
Based on the true story of Gregory Kingsley, a 12-year-old boy who successfully sued to divorce himself from his biological parents.
A television movie sequel of the NBC series "Ironside," which aired from 1967 to 1975. When the Denver Chief of Police is murdered, Ironside is coaxed out of retirement to help select a new chief. His examination of the possible candidates prompts a private investigation into the murder.
A strange white dog mysteriously appears and helps a Georgia tree farmer to cope with the loss of his wife.
An American secret agent who, paralyzed by an assassin's bullet, sets out to find his assailant and in the process uncovers a top-secret warfare operation that threatens international security.
A tough New York cop finds himself on the run from the mob and the police when he is framed for the murder of his brother-in-law, a respected city politician.
From his cramped jail cell, as he awaits his hanging, rugged cowboy Ned Blessing begins to write his memoirs, detailing the brutal shooting of his father and his own enslavement by Mexican outlaws.
A woman is caught in a moral dilemma when she discovers her husband was involved in a deadly crime in their small town.
The midlife crisis of a small-town businessman and amnesia victim is resolved when he finds new direction and purpose in the midst of a Latino migrant farm community.
A wealthy New York widow becomes friends with a homeless woman who lives in Central Park.
A woman desperately fights for her sanity after being haunted by the exact lookalike of her dead daughter.
A top TV news correspondent and his producer begin to question the far-reaching effects and ethics of their power.
A young doctor stumbles across a series of mysterious series of events at a hospital, including a case of human experimentation, murder, and a cover-up.
A television movie depicting the story of the dropping of the first atomic bomb in 1945 and how it affected a group of Hiroshima citizens -- along with two American POWs and a European missionary -- as they struggle to survive amid the chaos and devastation.
A television movie based on the novella by John William Corrington, set in Georgia in 1975, about the relationship between two older men in the south. A white judge cannot understand why his childhood friend, an older black man, has refused to accept the Congressional Medal of Honor. He looks into t
A perpetual prankster pursues a conservative beauty for nearly three decades even though she's his own sister-in-law.
A television movie depicting the life of Bill Wilson, a failed stockbroker whose desperate fight against his addiction to alcohol led to the co-founding of Alcoholic Anonymous together with his friend "Dr. Bob" Smith.
A psychotic killer seeks to control the life of a successful, strong-willed soap-opera producer after he steals her credit cards and phonebook/datebook.
A widow is determined to find husbands for her four independent daughters.
A pair of young police officers rent a large, run-down old house which becomes a crash pad and party haven for fellow officers.
A teenager's family disappears without a word of warning. Trying to track them down, he finds himself being hunted by both the police and some very cold-blooded killers.
A movie about what happens when the best friend and partner of a dedicated cop is killed by a pair of holdup men during a routine traffic check. The surviving officer can't shake the feeling that he indirectly caused his partner's death. Soon, his marriage and job performance beginto suffer. He star
Reverend Shay and his wife travel from the East to Montana so that he can do his good work there. However, when his wife leaves him for another man, the preacher uses his pistol in revenge. After this, he tries to regain his footing on the path to righteousness.
The origins of the feuds and fortunes of the Ewings and Barnes clan are chronicled in this self-contained "prequel" to the popular "Dallas" series, spanning the years from the Depression through the early 1950s. Larry Hagman, as J.R. Ewing, spins the tale which unfolds entirely in flashback and has
Peter Ustinov portrays the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot for the fifth time in this television movie. Poirot is enjoying a house party with his old friend Arthur Hastings at the residence of a retired American actor, Charles Cartwright, and his secretary Miss Milray. One of the other guests, The
Touching but melancholy dramatization of real-life sportswriter Frank Delford's book about his eight-year-old daughter's losing battle with cystic fibrosis, with Craig T. Nelson and Bonnie Bedelia as the grieving parents and Gennie James as the young girl. Carol Evan McKeand and Nigel McKeand earned
Television's answer to the spate of early-'80s, generally raunchy summer camp comedies mixes the genre's traditional romance and hijinks involving campers and counselors. Michael J. Fox and Nancy McKeon, two of TV's bright young lights, handle the youthful romantic angle, Robert Klein is the bumblin
The subject of domestic violence was addressed here in the fact-based story of a father shot to death by his teenaged son, fed up with the physical and emotional abuse he, his sister and their mother have been taking for years. Although the actual story took place in South Dakota, the film was shot entirely on location in Dallas, Texas.
Nine members of the original cast of TV's "Peyton Place" (1964-69) were reunited to reprise their original roles when Megan MacKenzie turns up in town on the twentieth anniversary of her mother Allison's (Mia Farrow in the original series) disappearance just before her wedding to Rodney Harrington (
When his son winds up in jail for a crime he did not commit, a dedicated Army sergeant decides to take matters into his own hands and becomes a media hero for using his restored Sherman tank on the Georgia sheriff who framed his son.
The controversial, widely-viewed dramatization of a nuclear catastrophe causing the destruction of Lawrence, Kansas, home of America's strategic missile arsenal which has become the focus of a superpower confrontation. A grim picture of rural life before, during and after a nuclear blast, with a hug
Naive teenage beauty contest winner Diane Lane finds herself being "remade" by the pageant's trainer (Cloris Leachman), its high-powered P.R. man (David Dukes) and its haughty director (Jayne Meadows), while her relationship with her boyfriend back home and her family rapidly deteriorates. This behi
A young cowboy and a legendary outlaw team up to escape the law.
The story of a tough, street-fighting sheriff in a small Texas town that is being terrorized by a psychotic, man-made creature.
The nine, new National Guardsmen performing training exercises in the Louisiana Bayou have no ammunition, but offend some citizens in the area with their cocky behavior. With their pride at stake, the locals fight back and a guerilla war starts between the two sides.
A Chicago gangster recruits a martial arts expert to fight in a free-for-all match in Texas.
Teenage paraplegic Suzy Gilstrap made her TV acting debut as a wheelchair-bound girl with a desire to pilot her own airplane. Bette Davis, as a former stunt flyer who now runs a small airport's cafe, and Howard Hesseman, as the airport's easy-going watchman, team up to help her fulfill her dream. Fo
Two scientists involved in chimpanzee research -- one maintaining the animals should be kept in their native habitat in Africa without human interference, the other trying to train them in sign language in a domesticated atmosphere -- join forces when they learn that the government plans to cut off
An engaging comedy about a group of high school misfits who form a rock band. Ron Howard (of "Happy Days") directed from an original script he wrote with his brother Clint, one of the film's stars. Their father, Rance, also acted in it and was co-producer.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Robert Blake and much of the creative talent involved in his "Baretta" series and three "Joe Dancer" TV-movies tackled this television adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic novel focusing on the lives of a pair of itinerant ranch hands in the rural south. Blake and Randy Quaid have the roles taken
In a Caribbean colony that has existed for hundreds of years, ruthless pirates make their living by raiding pleasure ships. When reporter Blair Maynard goes to investigate the story about disappearing boats, he and his son Justin are captured, but the pirates spare their lives. Instead of killing th
A stray dog sets out to rescue two kidnapped children.
A high school athlete awakens after twenty years in a coma.
Married veterinarians treat exotic animals from their combined home and clinic.
A pilot for a series about Jimmy Bryce and Mayo Dunlop, two retired cops who refuse to accept being put out to pasture just because they have grown old on the job. They team up and thrust themselves back into the line of duty, solving a case the younger cops can't.
Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)
Natural disaster drama about three enormous weather systems that ultimately collide over Chicago, creating the worst super-storm in the nation's history -- but only after they first cause the national power grid to collapse, making it impossible to warn anyone about the impending disaster.
May 1970. Byron Shaw is set to graduate from Kent State and is on his way to Columbia Law School. His friend Dexter Johnson opts to stay in the National Guard. Byron's girlfriend, Eileen, and his younger sister, Christie, are also students at Kent State. When Dexter's Guard unit opens fire on studen
Miniseries from Alex Haley takes up where his "Roots" saga left off. The story spans fifty years and examines the struggles of Mama Flora, the black matriarch, and her family, including son Willie, granddaughter Diana and first-born son Luke, who was stolen from her at birth. She instills an underst
It's 1821, and Mexican-ruled Texas is up for grabs. Led by Stephen Austin and Sam Houston, a rugged few will fight for the independence of a country and take one final stand at a small mission called the Alamo.
Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)
Having left Chicago in ruins, a disastrous storm continues to gather more strength and begins to ravage the rest of the world. Preying on the fears of a battered nation, a television evangelist issues warnings of biblical plagues. As the predictions come true, the deadly storm continues to wreak h
A series of gruesome murders have left the Los Angeles police baffled and residents terrified to leave their homes. The victims were either drained of blood or ripped apart. There are no clues and no suspects. Meanwhile, a wealthy and sinister real estate speculator has built a hip nightclub called
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