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Make-Up (feature film)
A trio of thirty-something buddies tries to recapture the outrageous, irrepressible fun of their college years by starting their own off-campus frat house. Mitch, Frank and Beanie have all reached a crossroads in their lives. They can choose to be responsible adults, with wives, families and steady jobs--or they can postpone adulthood in favor of the reckless abandon of frat house living with all the fun and none of the education. No contest.
Chaos ensues when a meteor carrying alien life forms crashes in the Arizona desert. This new strain of organism evolves at a rate beyond human imagination and soon the only people standing between the aliens and world domination are Dr. Ira Krane, a community college science professor, his eccentric geologist buddy Harry Block, and wannabe fireman Wayne -- which could be bad news for planet earth!
Max Fairbanks is a very wealthy, powerful man who has built an incredibly successful business empire by being ruthless. Kevin Caffrey is a sophisticated procurer of other people''s possessions. An accidental meeting brings the two men together and in a simple moment their fates are sealed. When Max catches Kevin during an attempted robbery at his beachside mansion, he steals Kevin''s lucky ring in retaliation, claiming it as his own. Because the ring is his girlfriend''s, Kevin is furious and vows to stop at nothing to get it back.
The shy Professor Sherman Klump is getting married. And the Klump family couldn''t be more delighted. His fiancee Denise is thrilled to become a Klump, and with her appetite she''ll fit right in; Mama thinks it''s fabulous; Papa''s less grouchy; Granny''s relieved that Sherman will finally be enjoying the pleasures of intimate relations; and Ernie has simmered down. But Buddy Love--well, Buddy that''s another matter. Professor Klump''s ferocious alter ego Buddy Love breaks loose just as Klump is getting ready to marry his colleague. Hoping to finally rid himself of the monstrous Buddy, Klump decides to utilize Denise''s cutting-edge DNA research and extract Buddy''s DNA from his system. But Buddy reacts by laying claim to the professor''s astounding invention -- a revolutionary youth serum -- which Klump then hides in his family''s home. But Buddy locates the "youth juice" and makes off with it, forcing Klump into a desperate race against time that may restore his family and win him back the woman he loves.
Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter''s death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling an army of L.A.''s toughest criminals in the hopes of piecing together the events leading to her murder. As he survives a near-deadly beating, getting thrown out of a building and being chased down a dangerous mountain road, Wilson retaliates by doling out some bodily harm of his own. Before his trip is over, all of Los Angeles will know The Limey is in town.
Best friends and professional boxing rivals Vince Boudreau and Cesar Dominguez haven''t worked for years. Finally, from out of the blue, they get a chance of a lifetime: an assignment to work together in Vegas. The job promises big money, but there''s a hitch: they have to be there NOW. They quickly hit he road with Grace Pasic at the wheel, embarking on a circuitous route through the sizzling desert. Sparks fly as the competitive Vince and Caesar antagonize each other to a frenzy matched only by Grace''s combative temper. The going gets rough as they pick up sultry hitchhiker Lia, whose presence throws the trio into further upheaval. A riotous race ensues as Vince and Caesar scramble to make it to Vegas for their big showdown.
An avid tv watcher wins a contest and the following months in his life are chronicled by a camera crew, minute by minute. To begin with, video store clerk Ed welcomes the attention, and the show is saving the cable station that gambled on its success. But gradually, as his family and friends become celebrities too, Ed finds a downside to his fame. He becomes estranged from his brother, encounters the father who left his family years before, and rifts emerge between his mother and her husband.
A woman leaves her boyfriend on vacation when he refuses to marry her. After getting the pilot of a broken-down plane to fly her to Tahiti, the two crash-land on a small island.
With nothing more than burning desire and a complete lack of decorum, incorrigible shock jock Howard Stern goes from Detroit college radio dork to undisputed heavyweight king of the New York City airwaves. The story follows his life infancy to the beginning of his career.
A working mother witnesses a brutal incident of police violence and becomes a target of the rogue cop's revenge after she reports the crime to an internal affairs investigator.
Fearless, sophisticated and debonair, Agent WD-40, a.k.a. Steele--Dick Steele, was The Agency''s star spy until he left after his true love, a fellow agent, literally slipped through his fingers during a battle with the evil General Rancor, Steele''s longtime nemesis. Steele is lured back to active service when he receives an urgent message from The Agency''s Director. General Rancor, the megalomaniacal madman presumed dead after losing two limbs in an explosive altercation with Steele fifteen years earlier, is alive! He''s mad as hell--armless--but still dangerous, and Steele is the only man who can get a leg up on him and stop his diabolical scheme for global power. Steele is joined in his pursuit of Rancor by the beautiful, mysterious Agent 3.14, and together they elude Rancor''s henchmen, escape speeding vehicles, avoid booby traps and thwart kidnap attempts (and have time for a little dining and dancing) as they make their way to General Rancor''s lair.
Something is terribly wrong in the tiny village of Midwich. After an unseen force invades a quiet coastal town, ten women mysteriously find themselves pregnant. Local physician Dr. Alan Chaffee and government scientist Dr. Susan Verner join forces when the women simultaneously give birth... and the
A composer gives up his dreams to change lives as a high school music teacher.
Fable set shortly after the turn of the century when the ending of the American frontier collided with modern technology. Young Daniel is working on the family farm in the West, but dreams of automobiles, electricity and everything else progress may bring. But progress also brings land developers who covet the family property. Daniel''s father refuses to sell and soon Daniel finds himself on the run from a gunslinger hired to obtain the deed at any cost, and travels into the world of Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Calamity Jane.
With some help from the Newton family, Beethoven the dog comes to the rescue of a female St. Bernard and her four puppies.
At the scene of a fatal bus crash, the souls of four deceased passengers enter into the body of a woman's newborn baby.
Based on the true story of an Arizona man who claims he was abducted by a UFO in the 1970s.
With nefarious dognappers hot on his heels, an adorable puppy named Beethoven adopts the unsuspecting Newton family - and promptly grows up into 185 pounds of romping, drooling, disaster-prone St. Bernard!
An investment banker, looking up his sister, loses all his expensive trappings, including a phone number worth $160 million dollars, in a remote town inhabited by a lot of strange folks.
A businessman from Los Angeles is sent up to Oregon to run a sperm bank, but conflicts arise with the bank's headstrong biologist.
"Rocky" meets "The Sting," in this story about a boxer and a con artist.
The story of three men turning 40 who go on a Montana cattle drive.
An undercover policeman poses as a pre-school teacher to protect a child from his at-large parolled father.
Sequel to the 1985 hit "Back to the Future," where Marty McFly goes into the future.
Fletch, the investigative journalist, goes to Louisiana for a vacation and finds himself involved in some local intrigue.
A man and a woman turn a feud into a lasting friendship, until love threatens to ruin everything.
Phyllis Nefler, a hoity-toity, out-of-touch Beverly Hills housewife, does little more with her life than go shopping. With her husband wanting a divorce, Phyllis looks for an outlet to make herself useful, and finds it by occupying the open position as leader of her daughter''s "Wilderness Girls" troop, the world''s richest girl scouts. After initially holding camp-outs at the Beverly Hills hotel and earning badges for facials and pricing jewelry, the girls and Phyllis must prove that they truly have survival and leadership skills.
College recruiters try to lure some love-struck highschool seniors coping with SAT pressures.
A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder.
An escaped mental patient claims to be a famous shrink and lands a gig as a radio psychologist.
Comedy drama revolving around a father/son relationship.
A man tries to get his creative writing teacher to kill his abusive mother.
All-American truck driver Jack Burton must help his friend, Wang Chi, rescue his green-eyed girlfriend from bandits in San Francisco''s Chinatown. In order to save her, the two men must go into the mysterious underworld beneath Chinatown, where they battle kung-fu masters and face a 2000-year-old ancient sorcerer named Lo Pan who mercilessly presides over an empire of spirits.
Eddie Murphy is a detective with a special knack for finding missing children. His services are requested (since he is the "Chosen One" ) to find the "Golden Child, " a Bhuddist mystic who was kidnapped by an evil sorcerer. Murphy plays his usual wise-cracking self in this comical take on the mystical.
A musical fairy tale about a country singer whose quiet Christmas holiday in her beloved home in the Smoky Mountains turns into an adventure when she becomes involved with seven orphans, a mysterious mountain man, and an evil witch.
A crusading reporter dons a variety of disguises to get the story on a drug ring.
A young African-American woman fights for independence during the early years of the 20th century.
A young man travels into the past and almost keeps his parents from getting married.
Outrage leads two young Americans to sell national secrets to the Soviets in this intense, Cold War era drama that is based on real events. Disgusted by what he learns at his job routing messages for the CIA, ex-seminary student Timothy Hutton joins forces with his best friend Sean Penn to do a litt
The fact-based story about the life and death of Playboy centerfold Dorothy Stratten. Stratten''s opportunistic husband and manager planned to make her a successful porn star and was jealous of her success following the Playboy spread, eventually resulting in a murder-suicide.
The good old days are back in the third adventure and more highjinks with Sheriff Buford T Justice.
A gambler tries to get back at the con artists who had tricked him earlier.
The stage is set for havoc and terror when a twelve-man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has been buried for over 100,000 years.
On one of his bratty son Eric''s annual visits, the plutocrat US Bates takes Eric to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor, Jack Brown, who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers many indignities as Eric''s "toy," but gradually teaches the lonely boy what it is like to have and to be a friend.
Set in the future, Manhattan becomes a prison and an ex-bank robber is in charge of rescuing the president.
When circus owner Max Sabatini dies, he leaves five million dollars to his son Foster. But there is a catch. To get the money, Foster has to take care of Max''s three orangutans for a minimum of five years. This stipulation proves to be too much for Foster''s girlfriend Cynthia who lives with him, and her mother seizes the opportunity to convince her to move out. In addition to this problem, the Zoological Society, who will get the money if Foster fails, sends some mobsters to cause him even more trouble.
Reynolds stars in and vibrantly directs this violent yet witty adaptation of William Diehl''s best seller about an Atlanta homicide detective obsessed with capturing a local mobster (Gassman), even after he''s been busted down to working with the city''s seedy vice squad. Beautiful British model Rachel Ward made her theatrical feature debut playing the mobster''s premier $1000-a-night call girl, with whom Reynolds falls in love.
After having had minor cosmetic surgery by a well-known surgeon, several beautiful women die under suspicious circumstances. The doctor is suspected of murder and, believing he is being framed, begins to look into these deaths himself. One of his clients works for a high tech company which may have
The story of Elizabeth Bayley Seton (1774-1821) on her journey from a wealthy New York businessman's wife and the mother of five to founder of the American Sisters of Charity and the first Catholic orphanage, and subsequently became America's first native-born Catholic saint. An Emmy Award nominatio
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.
A disturbed Vietnam vet stumbles upon a movie set and pretends to be a stunt man for an egocentric director.
1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already otherwise engaged. But getting a job after college turns out much harder than expected; most directors take offense at his free interpretation of his roles. Desperate, he tries in wrestling. To avoid getting beaten up he stages the fights - and incidentally invents show-wrestling.
A further look into the lives of F.D.R. and Eleanor Roosevelt during their twelve-year residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, reuniting most of the cast and technical crew responsible for the multiple-award-winning first film (1976). Equally as honored (with seventeen Emmy nominations), this film wa
It's 4 years since Jack is back from Vietnam, but he still has nightmares. In a bus on his way to California he meets Carol, who just left her fiancée - only 4 days before their wedding, allegedly just for a few days of vacation. Jack happily tells her about his plans to set up a worm farm for fishing baits together with four of his Vietnam ex-comrades. Although he gets on her nerves at the beginning, she starts to care. When one after the other of his friends steps out and Jack looses his optimism, Carol remains as the last support that keeps him from despair.
An incident in the life of jazz great Louis Armstrong when, in 1931, he was booked into a small Chicago night spot, turning down a lucrative offer to move over to a club run by gangsters. His manager is bribed to secretly frame him on a marijuana charge, and he is forced to leave town--ironically (a
A semi-musical adaptation of the stage and screen drama (both of which starred Laurence Olivier) about a second-rate vaudevillian, still struggling at middle age for success and stardom. The setting is changed from the original British to an American seaside resort and has Emmy Award-nominated perfo
Two lonely people, both terminally ill, have a short-lived love affair, sharing a series of adventures in which they live out their childhood dreams. This film was called "Today Is Forever" for its theatrical showings overseas. Richard C. Glouner won an Emmy Award nomination for his cinematography.
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 special starring Billy Crystal and taped in the USSR. Crystal traces his Russian roots in Moscow, where he attends a family reunion of over 20 relatives. The comedian visits Moscow sights and trades stories with athletes at a Soviet baseball game. Also features footage of Crystal in a performance
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries on the life of singer/actor Frank Sinatra.
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of Truddi Chase, a woman who developed multiple personalities, eventually leading to the destruction of her marriage and career. After years of struggling, she finds the help she needs from a caring therapist and begins to unravel the mystery in her past
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who
An explosive dramatization of the best-seller about the Charles Manson "family" and the trial of the Tate/LaBianca murderers. One of the biggest made-for-TV movie productions to its time, with 115 speaking parts, and the highest-rated television film of all during the two nights it took to unfold. E
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