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Cast (feature film)
At the age of 70, Forrest Tucker makes an audacious escape from San Quentin, conducting an unprecedented string of heists that confound authorities and enchant the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt, who becomes captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and a woman wh
After a heist goes terribly wrong, two desperate sibling fugitives collide with a troubled ex-con's holiday homecoming.
For years, townsfolk have been terrified of the backwoods recluse known as Felix Bush. People say he's done all manner of unspeakable things -- that he's killed in cold blood; that he's in league with the Devil; that he has strange powers -- and they avoid him like the plague. Then, one day, Felix r
When a young man gets into trouble with a local drug dealer, he hits the road running with a young companion and heads to the last place on earth he wants to go--his childhood home. He reunites with his mother years after a family tragedy drove them apart. Once together, they are forced to sort out
No one enjoys the holidays more than Brad and Kate. Every December 25th, this happily unmarried, upscale San Francisco couple embark on a holiday tradition they have shared every year since they met--ditching their crazy families for a relaxing, fun-filled vacation in some sunny exotic locale. There, sipping margaritas by the pool, they toast the season, knowing they have once again avoided the chaos and emotional fallout of their four respective households: divorced parents, squabbling siblings, out-of-control kids and all the simmering resentments and awkward moments that are the hallmarks of every family Christmas. But not this year. Shorts and sunglasses packed, Brad and Kate are trapped at the San Francisco airport by a fogbank that cancels every outbound flight. Worse yet, they are caught on camera by a local news crew, revealing their whereabouts to the whole city--and to their families. With no escape and no excuses, they are now expected home by Brad''s father. And Kate''s mother. And Brad''s mother. And Kate''s father. Four Christmases in one day. As they brace themselves for a marathon of homecomings, Brad and Kate expect the worst--and that''s exactly what they get. But as Brad counts down the minutes to their freedom, Kate surprisingly finds herself tuned to the ticking of a different clock. At the end of the day, each will gain a new perspective on where they came From--and where they''re going. Getting to know themselves and each other as they really are could finally give them a chance at the kind of love they''ve only been playing at.
Rod Kimble, a self-proclaimed stuntman, is convinced he has bravery in his blood. He's grown up believing he's the son of Evel Knievel's test-rider, a courageous stuntman who died in his prime. Rod is committed to fulfilling his father's legacy. Only problem is--he sucks! Rod lives at home with his
Twelve year old Hollis Woods has been in foster care for most of her life. She was recently placed with Josie, an aging woman whose memory is fading. Though concerned for Josie's health, Hollis likes living with there but longs for the Regan's, the previous family whose care she was removed from for
Between 1818 and 1820, the Bell family of Tennessee was violently assaulted by an unseen force in what has become the only state-recognized case of a spirit causing a person's death.
When Josey Aimes returns to her hometown in Northern Minnesota after a failed marriage, she needs a good job. A single mother with two children, she turns to the predominant source of employment in the region--the iron mines. The mines provide a livelihood that has sustained a community for generati
Nine everyday women meet the travails and disappointments of life with resilience. Sandra is locked-up in prison and wants desperately to connect with her visiting child. Diana confronts the sudden flash of a past relationship, long after she has moved on to a new life. Holly can't seem to move forw
A tale that chronicles the lives of Bobby and Jonathan, two childhood friends who meet as students in a suburban Ohio school. From the moment they meet, Bobby and Jonathan are inseparable. For Jonathan, the unconventional Bobby is a connection to a larger world; while for Bobby, Jonathan's family a
The story of the final months of author F. Scott Fitzgerald as told by Frances Kroll, the young woman who was his secretary at the time. In 1939, Frances, an aspiring writer, finds work as a secretary to F. Scott Fitzgerald after promising to keep secret a new novel he is beginning about the movie i
The story of Winnie Foster, a teenage girl on the cusp of maturity. Winnie longs for a life outside the control of her domineering mother. When lost in the woods near her home, she happens upon Jesse Tuck, a boy unlike any she's ever met before. He and his family are kind and generous, and they imme
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
Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a choral music teacher. Their only child, Frank, home from school for the summer, is working as a part-time lobsterman to earn money for graduate school in the fall. He is involved in a love affair wi
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
Alvin Straight was 73 when he got the call about his brother. Alvin couldn't see well enough to hold a driver's license. He walked only with the support of two canes. He didn't much care for anybody else helping him out. But when he got the call that his brother Lyle--separated from him by hundreds
In the early 1960s, America was in the grip of Cold War paranoia. Calvin Webber was more paranoid than most and built his family a huge bomb shelter. Mistaking a plane crash for a nuclear attack, he moved his family to the shelter, where son Adam was born and spent the first 30 years of his life. When Adam finally emerges, he knows nothing of the contemporary world. He is a man out of time. Then he meets Eve: young, feisty and cynical, she is definitely a woman of her time. But the more Eve watches Adam''s innocence and incomprehension of the strange world around him, the more she begins to find herself falling in love.
Wade Whitehouse is the sheriff of Lawford, New Hampshire who has rarely risen to any challenge and has remained, despite his age, an overgrown teenager. He is a glorified crossing guard in this quiet, dreary town. On the first day of deer season, Wade's friend Jack takes a wealthy businessman out to
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.
Based on the novel by Truman Capote, the story is set in the 1940s in a small southern town. After his mother dies, Collin Fenwick, comes to live with his father's maiden cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. Verena is a rigid and proper businesswoman who owns half the stores in their small town. Collin
As society is transformed in the American West at the turn of the 20th Century, a cowboy tries to reconcile himself to the changes.
A pediatrics nurse attempts to adopt an abandoned newborn who has tested HIV positive, but when the natural mother, who is dying, returns and refuses to give up the child, the nurse takes both the mother and baby into her home.
Three kids wish their mother away, then try to get her back when her replacement turns out to be horrible.
A movie based on the 1962 headline story of a married couple who learn that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects after the wife's accidental use of the drug Thalidomide. Having been refused an abortion in the United States, Finkbine traveled to Stockholm, Sweden, to rece
The conspiracy to assassinate President Kennedy is examined through interviews of people involved in the real-life investigation and others involved in the making of the Oliver Stone picture "JFK".
A New Orleans district attorney fights to uncover the truth behind President Kennedy's assassination.
On the eve of her wedding day, a woman's former husband returns to their hometown and tries to win her back.
During the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, the lives of an upper middle-class white woman and her black maid become intertwined.
Based on Beth Henley's play about Mississippi sisters: fast Meg, nervous Lenny and Babe, out on bail.
Although she seems normally happy, Jessie Cates casually informs her mother Thelma that she is going to commit suicide during the night. This initiates a war of nerves between the resolute Jessie and the heart-broken Thelma who uses every gambit she can imagine to save her daughter.
A political appointee risks her job and her life to expose corruption.
A family tries to save their farm from the swelling waters of an adjacent river.
An American businessman gets a new perspective on his country when his son disappears during a military coup in Chile.
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.
Musical autobiography of Loretta Lynn, who fought poverty and pills to become a country western star.
The story of beat poet Jack Kerouac and his friends Neal and Carolyn Cassady during the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Shy, reclusive girl Pinky starts work at a solarium and becomes emotionally attached to her fellow worker, Millie. After an accident, the women seem to inexplicably swap personalities, and then return back to normal. A third woman, a local artist, prowls around on the periphery of the story.
Keith Carradine, Sally Kellerman, Geraldine Chaplin, Harvey Keitel, Lauren Hutton, Viveca Lindfors, Sissy Spacek, Denver Pyle, John Considine, Allan Nicholls, Diahann Abbott. Contemporary relationships in Los Angeles, ''the city of the one night stands'', are examined in this loosely structured social satire directed by Alan Rudolph (CHOOSE ME) and produced by Robert Altman. The impressive cast includes Keith Carradine as a cynical songwriter and Geraldine Chaplin as a hypochondriac who spends her days in taxis and answers phone calls in the hope that they''re wrong numbers. The music score by Richard Baskin may affect your viewing pleasure.
A young teenage girl wreaks telekinetic vengeance on her high school tormentors and religious-nut mother.
The socialite-to-revolutionary evolution of a pampered young heiress whose concern leads her first to the Peace Corps and ultimately to a group of political terrorists bent on changing the system. Art Carney, as her father in this film paralleling the Patty Hearst case, received an Emmy nomination a
A stark look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family. The film was Emmy nominated as the Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, and nominations also went to director Tom Gries, actress Cloris Leachman, cinematographer Dick Kratina, and composer Billy Goldenberg.
Teenage hitchhiker Ginger is picked up by a traveling salesman named Joe. He finds himself charmed by her free-spirited world view and she is drawn to his old-fashioned values, resulting in a new friendship.
A young tough guy and his teen-aged girlfriend take off on a killing spree.
An unmarried teacher in a school for unwed mothers finds herself increasingly drawn to her students' problems, leading to a deep emotional crisis.
A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Music (feature film)
Musical autobiography of Loretta Lynn, who fought poverty and pills to become a country western star.
Art Department (feature film)
Rock Opera version of Phantom Of The Opera with elements of Faust. Record producer Swan steals both the music and the girl (Phoenix) from composer Leach. Disfigured Leach plans revenge on Swan and his rock palace, The Paradise, and becomes The Phantom. Leach signs _contract_ with Swan to complete rock opera based on the life of Faust for Phoenix. Double crossed by Swan who hires _heavy metal_ singer Beef. Leach destroys himself and Swan.
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts.
The 1970s was an extraordinary time of rebellion, of questioning every accepted idea: political activism, hedonism, protests, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, the civil rights movement, the music revolution, rage and liberation. Every standard by which we set our social and cultural cloc
Portrait of country music singer Loretta Lynn.
Profile of actor Nick Nolte.
Documentary profile of country western star Loretta Lynn, tracing her rags-to-riches life. Includes interviews with peers and celebrity fans.
Live broadcast from the Pantages Theatre of the fourteenth annual ACE Awards ceremony honoring excellence in cable television.
An hour of excerpts from Farm Aid, a fourteen-hour concert held at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois, on September 22, 1985. The concert, the purpose of which was to raise money for struggling family farmers, featured top performers in country and rock music.
The largest, most impressive gathering of Texas superstars in history perform in a two-hour special presentation broadcast from the state capital of Austin. Featured are celebrities from the movies, TV, music, broadcast journalism and sports. The program celebrates the one-hundred-fiftieth anniversa
A salute to Loretta Lynn on her twentieth year as a country-western entertainer.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Focuses on the lives of three pregnant women, each living in the same home during different decades (1952, 1974 and 1996), and how they each deal with their unplanned pregnancies.
The third installment in the "Lonesome Dove" saga features Woodrow F. Call, now a wizened bounty hunter, hired to track down and kill brilliant young Mexican bandit, Joey Garza.
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