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Cast (feature film)
Shane "Footsteps" Falco is a disillusioned football player who believes his dreams have all but dissipated. Once a red-hot All American prospect, Shane now regrets ever believing that the NFL would draft him. However, fate takes a strange twist for Shane when during the 1997 NFL season, a player's strike leaves the fields (and stadiums) empty, leaving team owners scrambling to fill uniforms as fast as possible. When the Washington Sentinels bring back the contentious and self-retired head coach Jimmy McGinty to seek out players who will play with their hearts rather than their wallets, he picks Shane to lead his mismatched crew of outsiders through the strike. To everyone's surprise, the ragtag team goes on an unprecedented winning streak as they discover in themselves the ability to hope for more than they ever thought possible maybe even the playoffs, which has been denied to the Sentinels for seven years.
Nello is an angelic child with an artistic gift who grows up in poverty with his kindly grandfather. Nello has a soulmate and future sweetheart in Aloise, a more comfortably situated little blonde whose father fears that she will grow up to marry the impoverished Nello. As the boy's talent begins
A loser finds success when he opens a business which specializes in getting revenge.
Eleven-year-old Alex, is an adventurous boy living in a Jewish ghetto in Poland during World War II. When the Nazis make their final sweep of the ghetto, Alex is separated from his father Stefan. As he awaits his father's return, Alex must use his wits to survive in the deserted ghetto where the Naz
In the waning days of the California primary election of 1996, Bill Clinton has secured the Democratic nomination and Bob Dole is in place to run against him. Incumbent US Senator Jay Bulworth, while still holding off a challenger, suffers a nervous breakdown and decides to commit suicide by hiring
An eccentric young surfer dude inherits a top job at a faltering company and attempts to run it in his own wacky style.
A World War II drama about a boy left alone in a ruined house in Warsaw, who draws his inspiration from his favorite novel, "Robinson Crusoe"--all the while, hiding out from the Nazis.
Jack Cooper never imagined a friend like Ed. Up from the farm with a shot as a pitcher on a minor league baseball team, Jack finds his curveball and his career in deep trouble when more than the cows in his barnyard watch him wind up. In a word, he chokes. Cooper's dubious luck brings him an amazing
Television movie based on the "Problem Child" feature films. Junior is in love for the first time and will let nothing stop his pursuit of the most popular girl in school.
Lucy, a young Chicago transit worker, escapes her lonely existence when she rescues a handsome commuter she has admired from afar, Peter, from the path of a speeding subway train. While Peter languishes in a coma, his concerned family mistakes Lucy for his fiancee and she goes along with the deception, enjoying a warm family relationship missing in her own life. Matters become increasingly complicated when Peter regains consciousness and becomes convinced that Lucy is his fiancee; in the meantime, she''s fallen in love with his brother.
An upscale New York couple decide to adopt a child. Years later, after he proves to be extremely intelligent, the adoptive father sets out to find the biological mother who, he believes, must be a genius. Instead, he finds a young woman who is a prostitute with a scarred past.
Retired gangster Jimmy the Saint has been living the quiet life in Denver until, out of the blue, he is summoned to visit his ex-boss, The Man With The Plan. As Jimmy learns, The Man has both a plan and an offer he can't refuse: a lot of money to pull off a simple "action," scaring off the kid who's
Set in the Roaring '20s, this comedy revolves around the mob's interaction with the show business world, primarily through the relationship between a playwright and a mobster.
A defense attorney finds herself doubting her client''s innocence as he manipulates his way into both her business and personal lives.
A family is brought together at an Irish wake, where the eldest son of the deceased falls for who he thinks is his dead father''s mistress.
Remake of Jules Dassin's 1950 film, about a lawyer trying to make it as a boxing promoter.
Whimsical Leslie Zevo may not have a head for business, but he knows fun. When his dying father leaves the toy company in the hands of Lt. General Leland Zevo, Leslie will have to use the power of imagination to save the company from becoming an arms manufacturer.
After moving to a new town with his divorced and lonely father, Junior attempts to fix him up.
An innocent boy in a small New England town is accused of killing his mother.
A television movie based on a true story. A Louisiana couple discover that their young son has been molested by a local priest and find themselves confronting the Catholic Church hierarchy.
A couple adopts a trouble-making brat.
Joint investigation by the San Francisco Police Department and the military.
A "Police Story" television movie in which the intense commitment of a veteran police officer to his men is a source of ever-increasing concern to his devoted wife.
A comedy about a golf pro beset by problems both on and off the course.
A weekend stay at a Vermont summer house provides glimpses into the lives of six unhappy people, most of whom are in love with others who love others.
A Christmas story about three inmates from a mental institution who believe they are The Three Wise Men of the Bible. They escape on camelback into the urban sprawl of Los Angeles in a whimsical search for the Christ child.
A movie based on the cancelled CBS series "Crazy Like a Fox." When attorney Harrison Fox accepts an important job interview in London, he convinces his family, including his private eye father Harry, to take the trip with him. Once there, the two become involved in a mystery involving the murder of
In 1928 a pilot crash lands in the wilderness and must contend with his irritating female partner while they fend for themselves in a hostile environment.
Sutherland is an unemployed security guard who pals around with a cadre of assorted misfits in the Mission District of San All the group members know Warden, who owns a pawnshop, but that doesn''t prevent their planning to rob his safe while he is visiting his mother.
The TV remake of the 1954 David Lean movie classic that starred Charles Laughton and John Mills was transplanted from Lancashire, England, of the 1880's to New Orleans of 1914 while retaining its basic story about a cantankerous, carousing shoe shop owner determined not to give his three daughters a
An alcoholic lawyer struggles to redeem himself by pursuing a high-stakes malpractice case.
Former baseball player Flash and a dancer named Chu Chu have both fallen on hard times. Due to his alcoholism, he has been reduced to selling stolen watches and she is working as a street performer. When they find a briefcase full of stolen government documents, they return it to get the reward mone
Jack is a garment manufacturer who is deep in debt to a loan shark. He contacts his son Bobby, an English professor who knows nothing about the clothing business, for help. Bobby quits his job to help his dad get the money he needs, and accidentally designs a fashion phenomenon, jeans with cut-outs that expose the buttocks. The see-through jeans become an instant hit, and their money problems are solved. But Bobby creates a new problem when he begins seeing the wife of the loan shark.
An executive's life takes an unexpected turn when his illegitimate son shows up.
A dramatization of the story of noted writer/journalist Cornelius Ryan, author of "The Longest Day" and "A Bridge Too Far," and the valiant battle against terminal cancer that led him to write about his ordeal, with the help of his loving wife while at the same time determined to complete "A Bridge
When his boss is killed, a car salesman tries to save the lot and his job.
Rival salvage parties enter an upside down ocean liner in search of treasure.
A crusading attorney is assigned to defend a judge accused of rape.
A washed-up prizefighter fights to keep his son.
Political pundits mistake an illiterate gardener for a media genius and turn him into a national hero.
This updating of the screwball classic about two brand new angels, a carefree rich couple on earth who have a devil of a time getting into heaven stars Kate Jackson and her then-husband Andrew Stevens (who also were the film's executive producers) in the roles played in the 1937 original by Constanc
Dreamer is a bowling champion in his small town who dreams of success on a larger stage. His ambition is supported by his manager and his girlfriend.
When a football player dies early, he gets a second chance in the body of a crooked industrialist.
Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an heiress during an Egyptian tour.
This was the second star-laden dramatization of the Israeli rescue of plane-bound hostages taken during a Palestinian hijacking on July 4, 1976. Cinematographer Bill Butler won an Emmy Award for his work. Others nominated were Peter Finch (his last screen role), Martin Balsam and Yaphet Kotto, direc
Wild Bill Hickok returns to the West to hunt down an albino buffalo that haunts his dreams.
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.
This pilot for Warden''s "Jigsaw John" series (1975-76) has him playing a dyspeptic middle-aged homicide investigator looking into a string of robbery-slayings of elderly women in Los Angeles.
A brilliant blind student fights a seemingly hopeless battle to gain acceptance into medical school.
A hairdresser expresses his fear of commitment by seducing his female clients.
Sentimental World War II tale (by Herman "Summer of '42" Raucher) of a small-town Connecticut family with four boys in combat, oozing with warmth and innocence, and shining with the performance of Jack Warden as the live-in bachelor uncle.
An update of the oft-filmed "The Three Godfathers," previously made in 1916 with Harry Carey, repeating his role in John Ford''s 1919 version ("Marked Men"), in William Wyler''s 1929 adaptation ("Hell''s Heroes") with Charles Bickford, in Richard Boleslavski''s 1936 production with Chester Morris and Walter Brennan, and in John Ford''s Technicolor version with John Wayne in 1948, dedicated to Harry Carey. Three Civil War prisoners, fleeing from both Confederates and Apaches, risk their freedom and lives to aid a dying woman and become guardians of her newborn child.
The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film explores the themes of anti-semitism and the responsibilities which come with adulthood.
An aging outlaw helps a young half-breed learn the ropes.
A kidnapped woman joins forces with her captors in the old West.
A government undercover agent, out to smash a crime ring, finds himself in the middle of a mob war in this pilot for a proposed new version of the old TV series "Tightrope" (1959-60) that had made a star of Mike Connors.
A policeman's widow becomes determined to clear his name after learning that he was accused of being on the take, and following his shooting in an ambush she tracks down the real killer.
One of the most critically acclaimed of all made-for-TV movies, and one of the most watched, this was a finely told and acted story of Brian Piccolo, running back for the Chicago Bears, his lasting rivalry and friendship with fellow player Gale Sayers, and his losing battle with cancer. The film was
Georgie Soloway, a pop hit love song writer who cannot love, himself, or others. He spends his days with various women flying his plane, and dropping in to the world around him.
James Quinn and iconoclastic Vernor Stanton are lifelong friends who live in the upper-class of Michigan society. In his on-going attempt to destabilize the exclusive summer sporting club to which they both belong, Vernor is continually dragging James into various misadventures.
As he is dying in Vietnam, a young soldier remembers his girlfriend, and the fights he had with his parents over becoming a musician instead of going to college and his plan to evade the draft. He also recalls the "summertree" where he spent so many of his happiest times he was sent off to war.
A Bronx working girl is drawn into an elaborate extortion plot after being kidnapped by a gang of sophisticated con-men who force her to impersonate a wealthy socialite.
Love story involving a Canadian Professional Hockey Player(Billy Duke) and a hippy folk singer(Sherry Nelson). Their union is tumultuous, as both try to come to terms with their differences in careers and lifestyles. They realize too late that they both love each other. Shot in/around Toronto, Ontario CANADA and includes good use of vintage NHL footage.
Four failed writers try to attend a friend's funeral.
Dr. Bartholomew Snow, a psychiatrist, is treating a man with emotional problems who, it turns out, is a brilliant scientist being pursued by different international powers and their operatives. Snow soon finds himself caught in the middle and out of desperation, he falls in with a mysterious and beautiful woman named Vicky Vincenti. But is she helping him, or is she yet another sinister figure out to manipulate him?
Dark tale of one man's determination to survive his tour of duty. Separated from his new wife after only eight days of marriage, private Doll suddenly decides that he will no longer blindly follow the orders of his superiors, following his own mind instead. What follows are a series of poorly planned attacks, in which Doll saves the day, time after time; eventually leading to the taking of the Elephant in the battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. Sgt. Welsh, Doll's immediate line officer grows an affinity for Doll, helping him through his first Kill, but never quite allowing himself to admit his admiration for the young soldier. The final scene of the movie brings home the true horror of war and the meaninglessness of it all.
A war veteran in the South Seas tries to salvage a buddy''''s reputation when the man''''s daughter comes calling.
Crime pays, at least for a while, for a vicious criminal gang.
A WW II veteran, is sent back into the service due to some bureaucratic mistake. It is peace-time and he's shipped off to a remote South Pacific island Naval radar station, where all the servicemen there are so bored and eccentric that he concocts an idea that they should turn the island into a reso
Passions divide a declining Southern family.
A kept woman falls in love with a young paratrooper during the final days of World War II.
An Army Major leads his men behind enemy lines during World War II.
Officers on a WWII submarine clash during a perilous Pacific tour.
An army deserter and a black dock worker join forces against a corrupt union official.
A group of frustrated office workers try to give their engaged friend a big send-off.
A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty.
Enlisted men in Hawaii fight for love and honor on the eve of World War II.
A man discovers that an evil twin has taken over his life.
An experimental steam-powered vessel sets off on its maiden voyage with an inexperienced Naval officer at the helm.
An older doctor who had decided to retire and sell his practice to three up-and-coming young physicians begins to have second thoughts.
The thirty-seventh annual presentation by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) of the Emmy Awards for prime time television. Telecast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California.
Comedy sketches that satirize family life in America today.
The story of Jack Fleming, a Hemingway-like writer who explores various aspects of life. Broadcast as "The Watchman" on "Kraft Suspense Theater."
The pilot film for "Brenner." The story focuses on the relationship between two police officers: Detective Roy Brenner, a 12-year veteran with a long and distinguished career, and his son Ernie, a recent police academy graduate. In the pilot episode, Roy is demoted to patrolman when he refuses to ar
An adaptation of Jean Anouilh's play about Joan of Arc, the young girl who led the French to victory against the English in the Hundred Years' War, only to be tried for heresy and witchcraft by the Inquisition and burned at the stake.
The story of Alan Squire, a drifter who becomes involved with Gabby Maple, the daughter of an Arizona diner owner, and a gang of escaped convicts led by Duke Mantee as they seize the diner for a hideout. Based on the play by Robert E. Sherwood. "The Petrified Forest" was also seen as a segment of "
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Brad Davis offered up his Robert Kennedy interpretation in this three-part, seven-hour dramatization of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s biography. Davis followed in the acting footsteps of other Robert Kennedys over the years, like Martin Sheen (who later played brother Jack) in "The Missiles of October,"
Sometimes she's too big. Or much too small. Sometimes things are backwards. And there's always too much pepper in the soup. Nothing is quite right since Alice chased a very unusual White Rabbit and stumbled into an adventure that grows curiouser and curiouser.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
The plot of this miniseries picks up where NBC's 1977 miniseries, "Jesus of Nazareth," left off. Recreating the years following the death of Christ, the narrative depicts the opulence and decadence of Imperial Rome pitted against the activities of a determined group of Judeo-Christians armed only wi
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