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Make-Up (feature film)
1922 New York was a city swinging to jazz rhythyms, fueled by champagne and rapid growth. In the midsty of this heady atmosphere, one young man, Nick Carraway, becomes intent on understanding the events surrounding the charismatic, wealthy and mysterious Jay Gatsby.
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcome
A carefree woman learns that she has terminal cancer. Her doctor is deeply affected by the way she accepts the news of her fate with humor and dignity. From there, they find themselves falling in love and making the most of the time they have left.
Rachel is a talented attorney at a top New York law firm, a generous and loyal friend and, unhappily, still single as her engaged best friend Darcy is constantly reminding her. But after one drink too many at her 30th birthday party, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in bed with the guy she's had a crush on since law school, Dex, who just happens to be Darcy's fiancé. When Rachel and Darcy's lifelong friendship collides with true love, it leads to unexpected complications and potentially explosive romantic revelations. Meanwhile, Ethan, who has been Rachel's constant confidante and sometimes conscience, has been harboring a secret of his own, and Marcus, an irrepressible womanizer, can't keep his mind out of the gutter or his hands off any girl within reach.
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, his brother Gary and Gary's girlfriend Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage a telethon and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate.
When U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn as shocking and terrifying truths about the island unfold.
Dom Cobb is the best there is at "extraction": stealing valuable secrets from people's subconsciouswhile they are dreaming. But now he must do the impossible: inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one.
When a sheriff is asked to railroad a prostitute out of town before she makes trouble, he realizes it's easier to just get rid of her. Unfortunately, covering up that murder means eliminating more people as his problems spiral out of control.
Roger Ferris is the best man U.S. Intelligence has on the ground, in places where human life is worth no more than the information it can get you. In operations that take him around the globe, Ferris' next breath often depends on the voice at the other end of a secure phone line--CIA veteran Ed Hoffman. Strategizing from a laptop in the suburbs, Hoffman is on the trail of an emerging terrorist leader who has orchestrated a campaign of bombings while eluding the most sophisticated intelligence network in the world. To lure the terrorist out into the open, Ferris will have to penetrate his murky world, but the closer Ferris gets to the target, the more he discovers that trust is both a dangerous commodity and the only one that will get him out alive.
Set during the 1950s, a passionate young couple living in suburban Connecticut decides to risk everything to pursue their dreams. They're willing to break away from the ordinary - but can they do it without breaking apart?
Ben "Finn" Finnegan is a good-natured, surf bum-turned-treasure hunter who is obsessed with finding the legendary 18th century Queen's Dowry--40 chests of exotic treasure that was lost at sea in 1715. In his quest, Finn has sunk everything he has, including his marriage to Tess Finnegan and his more-rusty-than-trusty salvage boat, "Booty Calls." Just as Tess has begun to rebuild her life, working aboard a mega-yacht owned by billionaire Nigel Honeycutt, Finn discovers a vital clue to the treasure's whereabouts. Certain that his luck will change with the newfound information, Finn maneuvers himself aboard Nigel's yacht and, using his good-natured charm, convinces the tycoon and his Blackberry-wielding, celebutante daughter, Gemma, to join him in the pursuit of the Spanish treasure. Against Tess' better judgment, the search rekindles her love--of discovery. But they are not the only ones after the treasure. Finn's mentor-turned-nemesis Moe Fitch has also set out to claim the prize. Let the treasure hunt begin!
A poor African farmer gets caught up in the conflict between an American diamond smuggler and the syndicate that controls local diamond mining industry.
Carl and Molly have found the one unfortunate hitch in their perfectly constructed newly wedded world: Dupree. A slacker with the soul of a poet, Dupree just can't seem to catch a break from "The Man." When he takes a week off to go be the best-man at Carl and Molly's wedding in Hawaii, Dupree gets the unceremonious heave-ho from his boss. Now jobless, car-less and evicted from the cot at his favorite watering hole, he just needs to crash with the Petersons for a couple of days; okay, maybe a month or so. At first, Carl is psyched to have the couch guest while Molly bears the brunt of Dupree's well-meaning antics. But, as Carl becomes buried in his grown-up job of land development and headaches, he finds it hard to juggle Dupree and his newlywed responsibilities. As time passes, his and Molly's houseguest uses his ample spare time to become a great companion to her, underscoring Carl's new workaholic tendencies. Even Molly's dad begins to fall for Dupree's carefree wisdom, frustrating Carl to no end. Soon, everyone--but Carl--begins to root for Dupree to stick around. But just as the impish buddy starts becoming a fixture in the Petersons' home, three becomes not just a crowd, but a full-blown comic catastrophe. As the couple realizes their ideas of a white-picket fence marriage are morphing, their loveable pal serves as a daily reminder that finding your inner Dupree might just be one of life's hidden secrets
In South Boston the state police force is waging war on organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate that is run by gangland chief Costello. While Billy is quickly gaining Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the gangsters and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy--and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
A gothic thriller set in New Orleans about a caretaker working with an elderly couple in their haunted home.
The extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it. Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
A young boy lies awake in his room one snowy Christmas Eve, excited and alert. Breathing silently. Hardly moving. Waiting. He's listening for a sound he's afraid that he might never hear--the ringing bells of Santa's sleigh. The time is five minutes to midnight. Suddenly, the boy is startled by a thunderous roar. Clearing the mist from his window he sees the most amazing sight--a gleaming black train rumbles to a stop right in front of his house, the steam from its powerful engine hissing through the night sky and the softly falling snowflakes. The boy rushes outside, clad only in his pajamas and slippers, and is met by the train's conductor who seems to be waiting just for him. "Well, are you coming?" the conductor inquires. "Where?" the boy asks. "Why, to the North Pole--of course. This is the Polar Express!" What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting young boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Helen Harris is living the life she's always dreamed of: her career at a top modeling agency is on the rise; she spends her days at fashion shows and her nights at the city's hottest clubs. But her carefree lifestyle comes to a screeching halt when one phone call changes everything. Helen soon finds
A biographical chronicle which charts the early years of famous tycoon, Howard Hughes (1905-1976), whose eclectic career spanned across everything from oil, for which he cared little, to film, casinos, and aviation--as he turned millions of dollars into billions.
Andie Anderson, the how-to girl for Composure Magazine, agrees to write a firsthand account of all the things women do to drive away men; she has to find a guy, make him fall in love with her, then get dumped--all in 10 days. But little does she know that her target, ad agency hottie, Benjamin Barry
Two fathers: Michael Sullivan, a hit man for the Irish mob in Depression-era Chicago; and Mr. John Rooney, Sullivan's boss and the man who raised him as a son. Two sons: Michael Sullivan, Jr. and Connor Rooney, each desperate to earn his father's favor. Jealousy and competition put them all on a collision course, ultimately bringing Sullivan's work into his private life and leading to the death of his beloved wife and youngest son, Peter. Now Michael Sullivan and his surviving son are set on a journey instigated by tragedy and fueled by revenge.
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
The year is 2079. The earth has been at war with an alien force for over a decade. Spencer Olham is a lauded government scientist whose latest work promises to save the planet. But suddenly he is accused of being an alien spy, and becomes the subject of a nationwide manhunt. Olham is faced with a tw
Anxious to fund research for his new theory of velociraptor intelligence, renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant is persuaded by wealthy adventurer Paul Kirby and his wife Amanda to accompany them on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna. This infamous island, once InGen's site B, has become both a primordial breeding ground for John Hammond's magnificent creations and a magnet for thrill-seekers eager to encounter them. When a tragic accident maroons the party of seven, Grant discovers the true reason his deceptive hosts have invited him along. In their perilous attempt to escape, the dwindling group encounters terrifying new creatures undisclosed by InGen and Grant is forced to learn the dreadful implications of his raptor intelligence theory firsthand.
A comedy about life, love, friendship, having everything and not getting caught... At least that's the way successful architect Porter Stoddard has been living his life. However, when his best friend Griffin is caught cheating by his wife Mona and an ugly divorce drama begins to unfold, Porter begins to re-evaluate his sturdy relationship with his wife Ellie in terms of his own dalliances with a beautiful cellist named Alex. Suddenly confronted by his own wife's suspicions, he decides to come clean--realizing that it's his wife that he truly loves. But is this revelation strong enough for Porter to commit the rest of his life to true monogamy?
An ambitious corporate troubleshooter is stranded on a deserted island for five years, eventually returning to society as a changed man.
An ambitious corporate troubleshooter is stranded on a deserted island for five years, eventually returning to society as a changed man.
A high-school boy gets the chance to report on a rising rock band's tour.
Nancy and Henry, a couple from Ohio, head to New York City for a job opportunity and encouter numerous obstacles and disasters that threaten not only their sanity but also their lifeless marriage.
One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and relea
After it's discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.
Military enlistees fight off an invasion by alien insects.
An expert on interplanetary communication receives plans for a mysterious space vessel.
Terrorists hijack a 747 carrying 400 passengers, and everyone involved mistakingly thinks the passengers are going to be bartered for the terrorist group's imprisoned leader. However, an American intelligence analyst and expert in terrorism believes that their plan is to launch a nerve gas attack on Washington DC. The President's Crisis Management Team must then choose between ignoring the agent's nerve gas theory and allowing the plane clearance to land in the Capitol, or destroying the plane and sacrificing its 400 passengers. A Special Forces leader, however, has a different solution--to secretly board the 747 using an experimental aircraft.
Four young men form a band and produce a winning, sparking 'Beatles'-type mania.
How does the widowed leader of the free world balance his many obligations to his country with the ordinary demands and everyday rites of courtship? When President Andrew Shepherd, quite unexpectedly, falls in love with Sydney Wade, an environmental lobbyist, he must overcome obstacles not faced by average citizens; he must worry that the public's right to know will collide with the desire for personal privacy. He must contend with approval ratings, an inquiring press and an aggressive political opponent just to go on a date. The President's advisors, chief of staff, domestic policy advisor, White House pollster and press secretary help him get through his busy schedule, deal with demands of congress and quell any global predicaments. But political crises are different than personal ones and somehow the American President alone must find a way to balance his love for his country with his love for an incredible woman.
Story of the 1970 Apollo 13 mission, the third manned moon launch. After three days in space, Apollo astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert finally approach their long-cherished destination, when suddenly their spacecraft's power and guidance systems go down--and the supply of oxygen begins to dwindle. The trio now face a grim reality: their crippled capsule, stranded 205,000 miles in space, might never return to earth. With time running out, the crew and thousands of others, including flight director Gene Kranz, brave near-impossible odds in a daring attempt to guide the capsule earthward.
A overprotective mother starts killing anyone who bothers her family members.
A mother is wracked with guilt and despair after her five-year-old son chokes in his sleep and finds comfort from "visits" by the boy's ghost.
Topper Harley is once again sent into Irag, this time to rescue a rescue team who was sent to rescue a rescue team.
A married couple of ex-spies are hired for one last job while on vacation in New Orleans with their baby daughter.
A woman moves into an architect's house and tells his neighbors that she is his wife. When the man returns, the two continue acting as a couple and fall in love.
Story about a vain actress, married to a plastic surgeon, and an author of beauty books, who both attempt to gain eternal youth, only to discover some unpleasant side effects.
LA private eye Mike Church thinks he has seen it all until he takes on the case of Grace, a mystery woman suffering from amnesia and flashbacks to a murder than happened in the 40s. Church brings in a hypnotist and finds himself immersed in two cases separated by decades that may have a supernatural
Mystery set in the New York City art world, about an expert art restorer who, after her husband's death, discovers she has been deceived for many years.
Story of New York City bond salesman, Sherman McCoy, who accidentally hits a young black man with his car during an unexpected foray into the Bronx.
A lonley cook at a corporation falls for a widow, who in turn teaches him to read.
The crew of an Aloha Airlines plane manages to land the airliner when it sustains severe damage after the top skin of its fuselage rips off during flight. Based on a true story.
An American schoolteacher is kidnapped by Mexican revolutionaries.
Tough cops Nick Conklin and Charlie Vincent break up a Yakuza crime ring in New York and escort a Japanese killer back to his home country. The criminal escapes, and the two detectives are forced to team up with the Tokyo police to track him down. Along the way, they find themselves drawn ever deepe
A couple feuds over control of their house after they separate.
Saxophone great Charlie Parker builds a career in jazz while fighting drug addiction.
Three young highschool couples explore a "haunted house" just for fun, but when one of the girls is raped there by her boyfriend each must confront their own assumptions about sex and relationships.
A housewife travels back in time to change the fate of her shotgun wedding.
Sergeant Thomas Highway is an old-fashioned Marine Corps sergeant who is out of step with the new-fashioned military and returns to his old outfit as a gunnery sergeant, where he runs afoul of 1980s-style superior officers to whom the words "Gung Ho" are foolish anachronisms. But through his tough tutelage, Highway's lackadaisical platoon is whipped into a first-rate fighting machine, favoring teamwork over such New Age concepts as "self-fulfillment." Finally, the men prove their mettle during the invasion of Grenada.
An adventurer comes to the aid of a romance novelist kidnapped by an Arab potentate.
Acclaimed multi-award winning drama bout a vibrant woman stricken with Alzheimer's Disease while in her prime and the devastating effects on her life, on her loving husband, on her aging mother, and on her grown children. Emmy Award-winner as Outstanding Drama, it also won Emmys for Joanne Woodward
Mob assassins fall in love, neither realizing what the other does for a living.
A woman lands a menial government job in Washington, but soon finds herself embroiled in some major dealing with Middle-Eastern leaders.
During World War II, a women has an affair with a co-worker and must deal with the after war repercussions.
A repressed romance novelist travels to Colombia to uncover the mystery behind her sister's disappearance. Once there, she meets up with a rough-and-tumble American adventurer whom she hires to help her in her search. The two embark on an adventure involving a valuable gem and some dastardly villians, but a budding love affair is not far behind.
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr, the world's leading brain surgeon, grieves over the untimely death of his wife Rebecca. One night, while obsessing about Rebecca, he hits the lovely Dolores Benedict with his car. Michael operates on her and saves her life, unaware that she is a gold-digger looking for a new
A slightly repressed working-class teen gets a scholarship to a prestigious prep-school, but his world is turned upside-down when he has an affair with his wealthy roommate's mother.
In her TV-movie debut, Marsha Mason is the housewife-turned-activist who spearheaded her community's fight, beginning in 1978, to force the government to relocate those families threatened by chemical dumping in the Love Canal area near Niagra Falls.
During his days as a detective, writer Dashiell Hammett tries to find a missing Chinese girl in San Francisco.
Two screenwriters who have lived together and worked together for years decide to escalate their relationship and marry. Soon into their marriage, they discover the great differences between being a married couple rather than best friends
A private eye interacts with classic film noir characters to help a beautiful woman.
A portrayal of the actress Joan Crawford as a screaming witch-mother who abuses her kids.
An alcoholic actress fights to come back while trying to raise her teen daughter.
Steve is a struggling actor who gets a job dressing up as the comic book hero Captain Avenger for appearances at book stores and conventions. While in costume, Steve manages to stop a grocery store hold-up, and because he leaves as soon as the police arrive, witnesses take his modest behavior as proof that he is an actual superhero. When the mayor of the city politicizes the situation to help him win the next election, the public turns against Captain Avenger. But after Steve rescues several people from a fire while wearing his street clothes, he becomes a real hero.
A spoiled rich girl joins the Army and changes her life.
A liberal lady lawyer tries to hide her ex-husband when he''s wrongly accused of bank robbery.
A widower risks his heart when he''s drawn to a young actress.
A young woman who has cancer grows sicker as treatments fail, and her parents and boyfriend grieve for her.
Nick Kegan is the younger brother of a President of the United States who was assassinated. Nineteen years after the crime, Nick decides to learn who was reponsible for his brother's death. Nick's wealthy father and his staff, and the odd assotrment of survivors from the era, are helpful, but are also impediments in the process of uncovering the truth.
A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith.
A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater.
A hairdresser expresses his fear of commitment by seducing his female clients.
Three bizarre stories with Karen Black playing four tormented women. In "Millicent and Therese" she is both a plain-looking woman, almost a recluse, and her amoral sister whom she taunts by revealing to her current boyfriend her past escapades. In "Julie" she is a sexually repressed teacher who is b
When a young thief named Lightfoot inadvertently rescues veteran bank robber Thunderbolt by running over his pursuer, the two team up to find money from a heist that was never recovered.
Near the end of the Civil War, wounded Yankee soldier John McBurney is close to death when he is rescued by a twelve-year-old girl from a Louisiana boarding school. As John recovers, he begins to charm the girls, becoming the object of their awakening sexuality and jealousy runs rampant. After he rejects the headmistress of the school for a younger girl, John falls down the stairs breaking his leg, which eventually must be amputated. John begins to drink, and his behavior alienates both teachers and students. He makes an attempt to reform, but it is too late, as the headmistress and girls have decided to solve their problem by feeding him poison mushrooms.
A suicidal young man gets a new lease on life when he falls for an 80-year-old woman.
Profile of the life and career of actress Christine Lahti.
Profile of the life and career of actress Christine Lahti.
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
This four-part adaptation of Arthur Hailey's tale of power and greed in the banking business has two ambitious vice presidents become rivals when an imminent board room vacancy arises won an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Series of the 1976-77 season as well as an Emmy for Christopher Plummer
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
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
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