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Cast (feature film)
Superman--born on a planet which has long since died--has been raised by adoptive parents on the Kent farm in Kansas. The young boy Kal-El is renamed Clark Kent, and though he has grown up among humans, he is not one of them. Under Earth''s yellow sun, he can do two things humans can only dream of, but to co-exist with them he must live a dual life as mild, unassuming Clark Kent, secretly transforming into the Man of Steel when the world cries out for him. But now, the world''s crises have gone unheeded for five long years since Superman''s mysterious disappearance. Without him, crime has risen in the city of Metropolis and beyond; that''s not even counting the future destructive acts of Lex Luthor, who has been sprung from prison with the specific intent of using Superman''s technological secrets for his own personal gain and glory. Lois Lane, star reporter for the Daily Planet and the love of Superman''s life, has moved on since Superman left without a word. She has even won a Pulitzer Prize for her essay, "Why the World Doesn''t Need Superman." Lois has other issues to contend with--she is now engaged to the editor''s nephew and has a young son to look after. But for Superman, the long search for his place in the universe ends back at the Kent farm, among the only family he has ever known. His destiny lies in Metropolis, where one look in Lois''s eyes tell him that this place, among the flawed but ultimately good people of Earth, is his true home. And with Lex''s plan coming to fruition mere hours after his return, the world will never need Superman more than it does now.
Howard Spence has seen better days. When he was younger he was a movie star, mostly in Westerns. At the age of sixty, Howard uses drugs, alcohol and young girls to avoid the painful truth that there are only supporting roles left for him to play. After yet another night of debauchery in his trailer,
A lonely young girl named Opal adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie (for the supermarket where she found him). The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small Florida town and heals her own troubled relationship with her father.
After her husband leaves her, a divorced mother takes in a couple of boarders and finds love once again.
Television movie that follows a year in the life of Grins Jenkins, his wife Sharon and their children, from Christmas to Christmas. Just before the holidays, Sharon becomes ill and dies. With the help of Grammy, the family is carried through difficult times. Set in the 1930s.<P>Grins Jenkins is a de
If you had a chance to pick up, leaving everything you knew and trusted behind, for a completely new life filled with exotic surroundings, unimaginable hardships and unknowable danger, would you do it? Kuki Gallman, a beautiful, inquisitive woman, escapes her comfortable yet monotonous life in Italy
A mock documentary ("mockumentary") that comically chronicles the bizarre life and career of an outrageous pop diva, named Jackie Washington, on the eve of her attempted musical comeback.
Dr. Gerry Klooster is devastated when he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. He informs his wife Ruth that he would like her to assist him in committing suicide when the disease progresses to the point where he can no longer make decisions for himself. Because she loves her husband, Ruth decides
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
Adaptation of the novel by Willa Cather, set against the backdrop of 1890's Nebraska, about a bond that develops between a 15-year-old immigrant girl, whose impoverished family had recently settled a farm and a 14-year-old orphan who is sent to live with his grandparents following the loss of his pa
A woman with a secret life is threatened by a rapist who fears she can link him to his latest crime.
A photographer, devastated by the end of her marriage, finds love unexpectedly when she takes an assignment at a California ranch. Based on Danielle Steel's novel "Palomino."
A television movie exploring the lives and relationships of members of a New England family as they wait for a son's return from overseas action in World War II.
A Thanksgiving movie, inspired by a classic Norman Rockwell painting, about a family in the Southwest in the 1950s. The painting depicts a father and son sitting on the running board of an old truck awaiting the train that will take the boy off to college. The film dramatizes the subsequent events i
Because of his talent, charm and wisecracking sense of humor, David Basner is a self-made man on the fast track. He loves his job, his band accountant is healthy and women find him irresistible. Then his father Max, calls to give David the news that he and David''s mother Lorraine are calling it quits after 35 years. Now, aside from pressures of his own busy life, David has the new responsibilities of taking care of his crotchety dad and emotionally supporting his mother. Through these experiences, David gains a new understanding and appreciation of his parents, with whom he thought he had nothing in common.
A television movie continuing the story of General George S. Patton Jr. detailed in the 1970 feature film, "Patton." The film chronicles the controversial last days, both public and private, of the American general.
A suspense thriller involving a young amnesiac who was left for dead following a brutal assault and now is being stalked by her assailant to complete the job before she can remember the circumstances of the crime. Karen Valentine is the victim, William Devane the tenacious detective intrigued by her
The story of a teenager suffering the disorder anorexia nervosa -- the deliberate starving either by excessive dieting or self-induced vomiting -- in the case of this plot, by her inability to cope with family stress and because of social pressures. Jennifer Jason Leigh, daughter of actor Vic Morrow
In this TV adaptation of Elia Kazan's notable 1961 film of William Inge's bittersweet drama of young love in 1928 Kansas, Melissa Gilbert and Cyril O'Reilly take the roles played originally by Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty as Deanie Loomis, the girl from the strict home who is on the verge of an em
Harrowing dramatization of the story of Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton, who was shot down during a bombing mission over Vietnam in 1965, and his torture as a POW over the next seven years while organizing a resistance movement among his fellow prisoners. Surprisingly, Hal Holbrook was overlooked at
An elderly farm couple take in their city-bred adolescent grandson for the holidays during the darkest days of the Depression, and the old man, embittered by the death of his only son in World War I, gradually opens his heart to the boy as both learn the importance of a giving relationship. Joanne W
A buckskin-clad mountain scout helps to move his parents, his brother and sister-in-law and their four children westward in 1860 ahead of the impending war in this sweeping drama based on the film "How the West Was Won." James Arness returned to acting in this one after twenty years as Matt Dillon in "Gunsmoke," and he later continued in the once-in-a-while series (1977-79), also called "How the West Was Won."
After his doctor orders him to take a much needed vacation, talk show host Dan Bartlett heads out to a ranch in Arizona where he hopes to get a little rest and relaxation. However, Once he arrives, he stumbles upon the murder of an Native American girl and becomes the primary suspect. In order to cl
A conflicted artist tries to find a sense of purpose in life.
A retired Army scout protects a woman from her son''s vicious Native father.
When a Russian sub runs aground in New England, it creates a local panic.
Auto racers find danger and romance at the legendary European road race.
Nazis kidnap a key American intelligence officer and try to convince him that World War II is over.
An Episcopal priest falls for a free-living artist.
Three ghosts teach an industrialist the importance of international peacekeeping.
A young drifter's romance with an older woman is threatened by his possessive mother.
A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people.
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
A man tries to deal with his brother's drug addiction and his growing attraction to the man's wife.
In this sumptuous Civil War story, a willful southern belle goes mad out of fear that she may be part black.
When Larry Larkin's syndicate complains that his comic strip isn't as amusing as it once was, he calls in neourotic ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. But things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for his ex-wife, who happens to be Larkin's secratery and soon-to-
A young stevedore takes on the mobster who rules the docks.
A look back at Robert Osborne's life and career as host of Turner Classic Movies.
An in-depth interview with the famous actress concerning her life and career, taped at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April 2013.
Documentary that explores the life and career of leading man Cary Grant through film clips and interviews.
Special that reveals America's 100 most heart-pounding films, as chosen by leaders of the entertainment community.
Profile of director Alfred Hitchcock.
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
Biographical documentary of actor Paul Newman. Includes film and television clips, newsreels, behind-the-scenes materials, auto-racing shots and interviews.
Documentary on the life and career of Pearl Buck, the only American woman ever to receive the Nobel Prize for literature.
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
A special in which celebrities pay tribute to their heroes.
A documentary about Corita Kent, the artist and civil-rights activist who once lived as a nun.
A documentary examining the life and work of Lillian Gish. The "American Masters" presentation includes a personal interview, film clips and photographs of some of her most memorable performances.
A documentary about the late film actor Cary Grant, featuring interviews with several of Grant's colleagues and clips from his classic films. A "Crazy About the Movies" presentation.
A gala celebration, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in honor of the centennial of the founding of the town of Hollywood.
A tribute to actress Lilian Gish, winner of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award.
Egyptologist Robin Ellis and American reporter Eva Marie Saint uncover King Tut's burial site but wealthy profiteer Raymond Burr tries to make sure that the valuable artifacts in its chambers never leave the country. Initially broadcast in one hour segments on consecutive nights, it subsequently has
A two-character play for television about a taxi driver and his passenger.
A drama inspired by one of the implications of Darwin's theory of evolution, namely that there is no "eternal" or fixed status among species of animals. In this story, the human species annihilates itself in a war to end all wars and the surviving animals begin a new chapter in the saga of life on E
A documentary about Corita Kent, the artist and civil-rights activist who once lived as a nun.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries relating the fictional stories of some real-life passengers on the Titanic, which sank in the North Atlantic on April 14, 1912. Among the stories are those of a rich American woman and the man she loves, who had secretly booked passage to join her on the Titanic's maiden voyage; a gossipy
A three-part miniseries that traces the lives and relationships of the Gardners, a middle-class suburban American family, over the course of one year from Christmas to Christmas. The series is a pilot for 1987-88 drama series also starring Richard Kiley.
A young couple from Milwaukee, William Atherton and Susan Dey, come to California, rent an over-priced house in the fabled Malibu beach community and become involved with the wealthy beautiful people who spend their time either soaking up the sun or partying. Kim Novak is the real estate agent; Chad
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
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.
The much-acclaimed dramatization of Joe McGinniss' best-seller about Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, the former Green Beret captain accused, then cleared, in the brutal murders of his wife and daughters in February 1970, won Emmy Award nominations for the film itself as Outstanding Drama Special as well as f
This short film shows a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of "Grand Prix" (1966) at the actual Grand Prix in Monaco.
In this short film, Eva Marie Saint urges moviegoers to buy savings bonds.
This MGM short is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Raintree County" (1957).
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