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An ambitious farm girl rushes into marriage with a rich man, almost destroying four lives in the process.
Make-Up (feature film)
The film covers a year in Jimi Hendrix's life from 1966-67. He began this period as an unknown backup guitarist in New York's Cheetah Club, went on to make his mark in London's music scene, and ended it with his triumph at the Monterey Pop Festival.
For years, George Needleman, the gentle CFO of a Wall Street investment bank, has been living with his head in the clouds. His frustrated second wife, Kate, has reached her limit taking care of his senile mother, Barbara. His teenage daughter, Cindy, is spoiled beyond hope and his seven-year-old son
A successful, wealthy businessman, Wesley Deeds has always done what's expected of him, whether it's assuming the helm of his father's company, tolerating his brother's misbehavior at the office or planning to marry his beautiful but restless fiancée, Natalie. But Wesley is jolted out of his predict
Madea, a wise-cracking, take-no-prisoners grandma, jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. But Tammy, Kimberly and Byron are too distracted by their own problems: Tammy can't manage her unruly children or her broken marriage; Kimberly is gripped with anger and takes it out on her husband; and Byron, after spending two years in jail, is under pressure to deal drugs again. It's up to Madea, with the help of the equally rambunctious Aunt Bam, to gather the clan together and make things right the only way she knows how: with a lot of tough love, laughter, and the revelation of a long-buried family secret.
Personal injury attorney Stuart Pepper faces the challenge of his young career when he takes on a controversial case of wrongful death in small town Iowa. Kevin Thacker's body was found in the alley outside the Marshalltown Police Department after the young man was arrested for drunk driving. The a
Weaves together the stories of nine different women - Jo, Tangie, Crystal, Gilda, Kelly, Juanita, Yasmine, Nyla and Alice - as they move into and out of one another's existences; some are well known to one another, others are as yet strangers. Crises, heartbreaks and crimes will ultimately bring th
Talk-show sensation RJ Stevens left behind his modest Southern upbringing and family name to transform into a self-help guru dispensing his "Team of Me" philosophy to millions of adoring fans. With a reality-TV-star fiancée and money to burn, there's no piece of the Hollywood dream RJ hasn't achiev
Professor Melvin Tolson, a brilliant but volatile debate team coach, uses the power of words to shape a group of underdog students from a small African American college in the deep south into a historically elite debate team. A controversial figure, Professor Tolson challenged the social mores of the time and was under constant fire for his unconventional and ferocious teaching methods as well as his radical political views. In their pursuit for excellence, Tolson''s debate team receives a groundbreaking invitation to debate Harvard University ''s championship team.
Richard Cooper has it all. His wife, Brenda, is beautiful, intelligent and a fantastic mother to his children--but there''s just one little problem: he''s bored out of his suburban businessman''s mind. Richard can''t help but fantasize about having nearly every woman he sees. Still, it''s only fantasy. Then, one fateful day, an alluring, free-spirited, not to mention stunning, old friend, Nikki, suddenly appears at his office door, putting him to the ultimate test. Just how much is Richard Cooper willing to risk when temptation comes after him? After all, he really does love his wife--at least he thinks he does.
Nobody used to notice Frank Lucas, the quiet driver to one of the inner city''s leading black crime bosses. But when his boss suddenly dies, Frank exploits the opening in the power structure to build his own empire and create his own version of the American Dream. Through ingenuity and a strict business ethic, he comes to rule the inner-city drug trade, flooding the streets with a purer product at a better price. Lucas outplays all of the leading crime syndicates and becomes not only one of the city''s mainline corrupters, but part of its circle of legit civic superstars. Richie Roberts is an outcast cop close enough to the streets to feel a shift of control in the drug underworld. Roberts believes someone is climbing the rungs above the known Mafia families and starts to suspect that a black power player has come from nowhere to dominate the scene. Both Lucas and Roberts share a rigorous ethical code that sets them apart from their own colleagues, making them lone figures on opposite sides of the law. The destinies of these two men will become intertwined as they approach a confrontation where only one of them can come out on top.
Akeelah Anderson is a precocious eleven-year-old girl from south Los Angeles with a gift for words. Despite the objections of her mother Tanya, Akeelah enters various spelling contests, for which she is tutored by the forthright Dr. Larabee; her principal Mr. Welch and the proud residents of her nei
Chev Chelios is about to begin his morning with an unexpected wake-up call. Groggy, practically unable to move and with a heart that's barely beating, he hears the voice of thug Ricky Verona, who reveals Chev has been poisoned in his sleep and only has an hour to live. As it turns out, Chev is a hit
Drama that centers on tension between white, black, Latino, and Asian street gangs in San Francisco as a trio of young men from different disadvantaged backgrounds slowly consolidate the neighborhood petty hustlers to create separate competing crime enterprises.
Devastated by a hostage situation that resulted in the deaths of a young mother and her child, LAPD negotiator Jeff Talley leaves Los Angeles for a low-profile job as chief of police in the low-crime town of Bristo Camino in Ventura County. When three delinquent teenagers follow a family home intend
Alex "Hitch" Hitchens is a legendary--and deliberately anonymous--New York City "date doctor" who, for a fee, has helped countless men woo the women of their dreams. While coaching Albert, a meek accountant who is smitten with a glamorous celebrity, Allegra Cole, Hitch finally meets his match in the person of the gorgeous, whip-smart Sara Melas, a gossip columnist who follows Allegra''s every move. The ultimate professional bachelor, Hitch suddenly finds himself falling deliriously in love with Sarah, a reporter whose biggest scoop could very well be the unmasking of Manhattan''s most famous date doctor.
In 1972, an extremist Palestinian group kill eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team. A young Israeli intelligence officer is asked to lead a team mission to hunt down and kill the men accused of masterminding the murders.
Set in 1978, drama is based on Dorothy Allison's novel about an alcoholic rock and roll singer who, after the death of her lead singer lover, leaves the lifestyle behind and takes their young daughter cross-country to Georgia to reclaim her other daughters, whom she left behind after fleeing their
Belle Williams is a speed demon. Flying through the streets of New York in her tricked-out taxi, she's earned a rep as New York's fastest cabbie. But driving a hack is only a pit stop for her real dream: Belle wants to be a race car champion. And she's well on her way--until she's derailed by overea
Veteran detective Joe Gavilan, a weary but tenacious police veteran at the top of his game professionally, though his personal life is rapidly unraveling. His partner, K.C. Calden, seems to be more interested in his side jobs as a yoga teacher and aspiring actor than in the high-profile gangland-sty
Navy SEAL Lieutenant A.K. Waters and his elite squadron of tactical specialists are forced to choose between their duty and their humanity, between following orders by ignoring the conflict that surrounds them, or finding the courage to follow their conscience and protect a group of innocent refugee
When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison--the kind of job you dream about, the kind of job that the reprobates on the block refer to as a 'Bellini'--he has to get out of jail, fast. Opportunities like this don't come along every day for the hard-luck fol
Jamal Jeffries is one basketball star who stirs up heat both on and off the court. This player's got game, girls and attitude to spare. But when one confrontation too many gets him booted out of the league, Jamal is gonna need a lot more than a good agent to get him back on the courts. He'll need br
Based on a true story, a biographical drama centering upon Antwone "Fish" Fisher who--once a Sony Pictures security guard--eventually gained fame as an acclaimed writer and a Hollywood producer. In the earlier part of his life, he was a sailor prone to violent outbursts. On the verge of being kicked
Boxer Muhammad Ali braves controversy and personal crises to become heavyweight champion.
When spoiled college kid Walter Wade kills a young black student, John Shaft makes the arrest. Walter skips bail and flees the country, and after two years of waiting, Shaft hauls him back into custody as Walter secretly returns to the States. But when Walter''s wealthy father posts bail once again, Walter is back on the streets and looking to put Shaft in a body bag. So are two of Shaft''s corrupt colleagues, Jack Roselli and Jimmy Grovitch, as well as a Dominican drug lord, Peoples Hernandez, who wants revenge on Shaft for humiliating him in the neighborhood he rules. For backup, Shaft has only his two closest pals: Carmen, a colleague on the police force; and his streetwise confidant, Rasaan. Meanwhile, Shaft has to track down the one murder witness, Diane Palmieri, who can put all of his enemies away for good even as the toughest killers in the city close in on him.
It's the summer of 1965 and eccentric and glamorous Lucille is on her way to Hollywood to pursue her dreams of television stardom. With the head of her abusive husband stored safely in a tupperware container, she hits the road on a journey of self independence and becomes an unlikely catalyst for a
A cop hunts a demonic serial killer who is eventually caught, tried and executed. The murders continue, however, until the cop himself becomes the prime suspect of the investigation. Making the case even more complex is a similar series of murders that occured some thirty years earlier which ended in the suicide of the detective investigating the case.
The Reverend Henry Biggs is a good man who''s doubtful about his ability to make a difference in his troubled community and home. Help is on the way in the form of an angel named Dudley who soon becomes the source of and solution to their problems.
It''''s 1948 and Los Angeles is booming, but Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins has seen better days.
Thriller set in the not-too-distant future, focusing on an ambitious group of young scientists at the Wilson Earmey Institute for Research and Development (W.E.I.R.D.). While exploring everything from age-reversal serums to time travel, they discover the depths to which some will go in the name of p
Los Angeles, 1999. The government's Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Center has developed a prototype for the ultimate police training device. A virtual reality simulator utilizes the latest artificial intelligence technology to test users' skills as they pursue the computer-generated criminal
A submarine officer mutinies against his trigger-happy captain to prevent a world war.
A comic-book fable set in Metro City, Chicago about the two Walker brothers--the youngest, Darryl, is a self-appointed, neighborhood crime fighter much to the dismay of his protective elder brother, Kevin, who has lost faith in everything--particularly in the notion that his brother is a superhero.
A lawyer sues his firm for firing him because he has AIDS.
A law student stumbles on evidence behind the assassination of two Supreme Court justices.
A conman is elected to Congress where he takes advantage of his power to the fullest, until he falls in love with a lobbyist who tries to make him do something worthwhile.
A hustler and a street ball player join forces to run a basketball con game.
Demetrius is a stalwart, self-made man and owner of a carpet-cleaning business. A chance traffic accident introduces him to Mina, a beautiful young Indian woman whose family fled Uganda under the rule of Idi Amin. As Demetrius and Mina begin their secret love affair, each is swept into the other''s exotic world, soon finding themselves at the center of controversy and scandal. Mina''s parents, Jay and his wife Kinnu, are outraged by the relationship and concerned about their daughter''s disregard for the values and traditions of their culture. Demetrius, it seems, fares no better. The Indian community is outraged, his business suffers, the bank wants to repossess his carpet cleaning van and friends whisper that he has crossed the color line. However Demetrius stands steadfast in his belief that a shade of color is all which separates him and Mina.
Musical set in Texas in 1955, focusing on young rebels in a boys home during the birth of rock n'' roll.
Witnessing how the generational disputes between the family patriarch, his wife and their two married sons become amplified when an unexpected visitor drops in... Enter Harry, a smiling charmer from the old days in the Deep South... Is he in fact an evil spirit, setting a curse upon the house?.. Har
A genetic research lab is assigned by the government to experiment with extra-terrestrial matter.
A witch-hunter chases a 17th-century warlock through time and is aided by a waitress in 80's Los Angeles.
Art Department (feature film)
A high school student falls in love, for the first time, with a World War II bride.
Sound (feature film)
The only human survivor of a biological war fights to end a plague that has turned everybody else into monsters.
A day in the life of an 18-year-old in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles.
A primetime special featuring the stars of ABC's "Family Matters" in a preview of the network's Fall 1991, Saturday morning lineup.
A divorced mother works as an investigator for the Los Angeles District Attorney's office.
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
The wedding of Shelby, the daughter of a prominent African-American family, and Meade, a white jazz musician, sets off an explosion of racial pride and family secrets in a wealthy African-American community on Martha's Vineyard in 1953. Shelby's grandmother supports the marriage because she wishes t
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