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Roy Munson is a one-time bowling prodigy who has been reduced to scavenging for a living as a bowling supply salesman. Then he discovers a protege named Ishmael among the Amish of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, and the former champ thinks he has found his ticket back to the fast lane: the million dollar winner-take-all bowling tournament in Reno, Nevada. Along the way, the duo pick up a spare: a street-smart beauty named Claudia who teaches them a thing or two about the art of the hustle. Once in Reno, the trio discovers that their problems are only just beginning as they come face to face with bowling''s biggest superstar: Big Ern McCracken.
Ex-Marine Major Howard Toliver controls a high-security prison for youth offenders in Los Angeles until he is ordered back into action--back to Vietnam. A wealthy heiress has been kidnapped and held for ransom by brutal gangster-bandits. Her life is on the line, and Toliver is her only hope for surv
Best friends Lloyd and Harry are a pair of dim-witted pals on a cross country road trip to Aspen to return a briefcase full of cash to its rightful owner, Mary Swanson, a beautiful woman who ends up being Lloyd''s dream girl. Little does Lloyd know that Mary is in Aspen trying to find her kidnapped husband. Soon, the two get mixed up in the crime, and their wacky exploits are leading the FBI straight to the crooks.
A psychotic murderer who has killed her lover, a wealthy attorney, sets out to frame her identical twin sister for the crime in this remake of the 1946 Robert Siodmak movie starring Olivia de Havilland and Lew Ayres. Jane Seymour plays both sisters, as de Havilland had done, and Stephen Collins (in
Suzanne Pleshette, in this romantic comedy, is an unmarried career woman who decides she wants a baby and finds a suitable partner, a sportswriter working for the magazine she publishes, after first maneuvering her boyfriend into proposing marriage and then learning he can't have children.
A fast-food delivery man for a New York Chinese restaurant gets involved with international terrorists and is recruited by undercover agents to help track down its leader. This prospective series pilot has the pseudonymous Alan Smithee credited as director, after both Jackie Cooper and his successor
William Conrad brought his Frank Cannon character out of self-imposed retirement to look into an old friend and Army Intelligence colleague's death, which had been ruled a suicide. A new "Cannon" series did not follow; Conrad instead did one as Nero Wolfe.
Spirited sci-fi detective story about the search by a young astrophysicist for sinister extraterrestrials looking for sanctuary for their comrades by possessing the bodies of humans. Originally titled "Alien Force," it was a failed series pilot. It subsequently (if mysteriously) became a two-part, f
A prison lifer attempts to tunnel his way out of the inescapable island fortress.
Model-turned-Charlie's Angel Shelley Hack is a determined TV reporter out to find a maniac who is methodically attacking lone women drivers on the Los Angeles Freeway by pushing them off the road with his powerful van. A number of familiar TV stars (including Dinah Shore, in her "dramatic" TV debut)
Gruff detective Janssen reluctantly joins with nun York to prove that a priest's fall from the Golden Gate Bridge was murder instead of the official verdict of suicide. This had all the look of a pilot to a prospective and somewhat off-beat series, and has been shown theatrically overseas as "Specte
Suave Mandrake the Magician, the long-time comic-strip favorite, came to television in this pilot movie, to fight not only TV crime but also a madman trying to blackmail a business tycoon for ten million dollars after arranging for a series of rollercoaster murders.
A movie biography based on the meteoric careers of Jan and Dean, the popular singing duo of the late 1950s and 1960s who immortalized the day's California surfing sound, and the auto accident in 1966 that ended their rise when Jan was nearly killed and was hospitalized, either comatose or severely c
An undercover policewoman becomes a target for elimination by a crime syndicate and must flee for her life after being framed for murder in this prospective series pilot which bore a close resemblance to "The Fugitive" with a change of gender.
The third film in Quinn Martin's productions from the annals of the FBI recreates the infamous January 17, 1950 Brink's Incorporated robbery in Boston involving the theft of $2,750,000 and the Bureau's dogged pursuit of the perpetrators, whose names were changed for this movie in the traditional pro
A drama about the headline-making murder case involving Dr. Sam Sheppard, the Cleveland osteopathic surgeon who was convicted of the July 4, 1954 slaying of his wife Marilyn. The film relates the ten years he spent in prison and the famous re-trial of 1965 in which he was acquitted on grounds of ins
A special government agent, investigating the murder of a colleague, stumbles onto a plot to cover up a political assassination in this pilot for a prospective TV series using New Orleans as a backdrop.
In television's carbon of "The Towering Inferno," seven people are trapped in a skyscraper penthouse during an office party, and nobody knows they are there.
William Dorn decides to get back at all the people he blames for the overdose death of his daughter and the break up of his marriage, so he decides to go on a bombing spree. His first target is his daughter's old high school, which he all but destroys. His next target is the mental hospital where his daughter was when she died. However, there are two people who witness this action, a creepy rapist named George Fromley and his victim, a young mute girl. When police detective Geronimo Minelli is assigned to the case he must find Fromley to keep him from striking again, but to keep him alive before the Dorn makes him his next victim.
A government agent tries to keep an extremist from decimating with stolen nerve gas a city where a political convention is underway in this suspense thriller that marked the directorial debut of surgeon-turned novelist Michael Crichton, adapting the book "Binary" which he had written under his pseud
A clever lady lawyer hatches an intricate plan to do away with her wealthy husband for his fortune and then finds herself parrying with a rumpled but wily homicide detective who would go on to have a long-running TV series (1971-78). Lee Grant received an Emmy nomination for her performance.
Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop 1. Becoming more and more involved with the scout troop, he finds his plans to become a lawyer being put on the back burner, until he realizes that his life has been fulfilled helping the youth of the small town.
Profile of folk hero Annie Oakley (1860-1926), who gained fame as a star performer with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Highlights include Annie's shooting match with Frank Butler, the man who would become her husband; her adoption by Sitting Bull; her libel suit against William Randolph Hearst; and
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Twenty-five-year reunion of members of a Black athletic-social club, based on the book "The Junior Bachelor Society", brings together nine of its members for the first time to honor their old coach but is marred by a murder investigation involving one of the gents (Melvin Van Peebles, who had writte
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