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Between the pressure of running a foundation started by his late grandfather Red Stevens, being sued by his greedy extended family, and seeing his beloved Alexia leave on an extended mission trip to Haiti, Jason's world is unraveling. But when Jason discovers the lifelong journal his grandfather beg
When Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks that fame and fortune are his for the taking, that is until he meets three witches - Theodora, Evanora and Glinda - who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone has been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the enormous problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity - and even a bit of wizardry - Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well.
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.
An obsessed doctor trying to cure human deformities through DNA splicing at an asylum, ends up creating a deformed creature that defies nature. 25 years later, when their van breaks down, a group of young teens seek shelter at the abandoned asylum. But little do they know that an evil awaits them i
Inspired by the true story of a San Diego man who acted out a Sophocles play in his mind and killed his mother with a sword.
Jack Vermillon is a successful businessman, owner of a container ship company called Black Water Transit Company. But he is desperate to help his ex-junkie son who is being sent to a maximum security prison for trafficking and armed robbery. Though he knows he can't get his son off, Jack wants to at
For years, townsfolk have been terrified of the backwoods recluse known as Felix Bush. People say he's done all manner of unspeakable things -- that he's killed in cold blood; that he's in league with the Devil; that he has strange powers -- and they avoid him like the plague. Then, one day, Felix r
Four grumpy guys take a college-like road trip across the country to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.
About six strangers who find themselves stranded overnight at a rural morgue.
Jason thought his inheritance was the gift of money and lots of it--but Jason thought wrong. He had a very simple relationship with his impossibly wealthy grandfather, Howard "Red" Stevens. He hated him. No heart-to-heart talks, no warm fuzzies, just cold hard cash. So of course, he figured that whe
In 2009, when Los Angeles' last city park is closed to the public, a dispossessed man--and the duck who follows him as a mother--quest west, on foot, in search of water and meaning, in the desert that is L.A. Arthur is a retired history professor who has outlived his time and place, friends and fami
Larry Daley, a down-and-out dreamer whose imaginative ideas have never paid off, finds himself in desperate need of a job. Larry has always believed he was destined for big things. But he has no idea just how literally gargantuan and hairy a challenge he will face when he grudgingly accepts the supp
One frantic day in the life of Jeremy Stanton. Driving solo in the desert between California and Nevada, Stanton becomes trapped in an endless maze of secondary roads and washed out highways--losing not only his way, but critical time as well as he and an unseen menace both race to a vital deadline
When folk icon Irving Steinbloom passed away, he left behind a legacy of music and a family of performers he has shepherded to folk stardom. To celebrate a life spent submerged in folk, Irving's loving son Jonathan has decided to put together a memorial concert featuring some of Steinbloom's best-lo
Working class waitress Slim finds her life transformed when she marries wealthy contractor Mitch. She settles into an idyllic suburban life and seems to have everything she wants: loving husband, beautiful home, and Gracie, an adorable 5-year-old daughter. Her dream is shattered when she discovers her husband is anything but perfect. His abusive behavior forces her to go on the run, eluding an increasingly obsessive Mitch and his lethal henchmen. When, despite Slim''s efforts to make a new life, Mitch finds her and threatens her again, she puts Gracie in safe keeping, toughens herself mentally and physically and sets out to prove to Mitch she''s had enough.
A comedy drama set in modern day Florida concerning two vibrant women who find themselves, after their big time dreams have not panned out, back in their small neighboring hometowns. Caught between their past and their future, both are struggling to find a way to become independent women in a place
Charles Lattimer is a successful advertising executive married to Kristen, an ambitious venture capital associate. Charles wishes for a simpler life and on a train trip to a nearby city, he is magically transported to Somerville, a small town that existed in the late 1800s. Frightened at first, Char
Dutch Van den Broeck, a sergeant in the Internal Affairs Division of the Washington, D.C. police department, and Kay Chandler, a New Hampshire congresswoman running for re-election, know about trust. Their careers depend on it. Their marriages are founded on it. Or so they thought. When a plane crash carrying Dutch''s wife Peton and Kay''s husband Cullen crashes into Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors, it marks just the beginning of a mystery that will not only lead Dutch and Kay to disturbing and shocking information about their spouses, but bring these strangers together in an unlikely romance.
A modern urban fable that tells the story of Socrates Fortlow, a tough ex-convict who is determined to understand and challenge the violence and anarchy in his world and in himself. Like his historical namesake, Socrates' brooding inner strength and mentoring powers profoundly affect the lives of th
A woman's husband confesses he is cheating on a national talk show. Humiliated and getting a divorce she returns to her small home town in Texas with her daughter.
Modern-day version of the fairy tale, "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."
When we last left Julie James, she had just spent a harrowing summer running for her life and dealing with the brutal murders of her high school friends. One year later, Julie has fled her hometown to attend college in Boston and leave the painful memories behind her. But despite her best efforts to
If you want to know what''s on Paulie''s mind, just ask him. But you''d better be prepared for the answer. He doesn''t know how to lie, and his biting wit may ruffle a few feathers...including his own. Paulie is a parrot who can speak, not mimic, but actually converse. The problem is that though he''s learned to talk, he doesn''t always know when to shut up, and he comes to find out that there are times when talking can get you into trouble. Paulie''s first owner--and first love--is a little girl named Marie who raises him from a baby. Helping Marie overcome a painful stutter gives Paulie the gift of gab, but doesn''t prevent her parents from sending him away when they feel she is becoming too attached to him. Undeterred, the loyal little parrot begins a tenacious cross-country search to find his young owner. Along the way, Paulie has some remarkable encounters with a unique cross-section of people, some who want to help and some who see the extraordinary bird as a means to their own ends.
A frustrated young composer who feels pressured by the success of his famous film director father, starts a new life as a nursing home attendant. There he meets an aging African-American patient who renews his interest in music.
After his father''s death, 12-year-old Josh moves to Washington state. Josh is very shy and afraid to try out for the basketball team until he meets a golden retriever named Buddy who can score baskets. Both Josh and Buddy eventually make the team, creating a sensation until Buddy''s former owner, Norm Snively, comes along to cash in on the dog''s celebrity. Josh and Buddy must stay one step ahead of Snively to rally the team to a state championship.
Two elderly black sharecroppers, he a stroke victim, she blind, decide to put on their finest clothing and take a final ride in their car--with no turning back.
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
It's the summer of 1964, and Guy Patterson is a salesman at his father's appliance store in Erie, PA. By day, he sells toasters and transistor radios. But at night, he retreats to the basement, sits down at a set of drums, and disappears into a cloud of jazz percussion. In other words, he's ready to
An engineer must overcome his fear of heights as he attempts to rescue the passengers on a roller coaster loaded with explosives.
The nation''s capitol may never be the same after Secret Service Agent Sam Simms is given the dubious honor of being assigned to guard the President of the United States'' son, Luke. An undisciplined lad with a penchant for making scandalous news headlines that embarrass the White House, Luke meets his match in the eccentric Simms whose wisecracking personality and outrageous schemes get them both into hot water. After a series of misadventures, the pair become allies and eventually thwart a threat to the First Family''s security.
Shortly after midnight on June 12, 1963, an assassin''s bullet ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the state of Mississippi. His killer was white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, who was released after two trials in 1963 ended in hung juries. Nearly thirty-one years would pass before justice would make its peace with Medgar Evers. After he is assigned to reopen the case, Assistant District Attorney Bobby DeLaughter enlists the aid of investigators Charlie Crisco and Benny Bennett in uncovering evidence once thought impossible to reclaim. Throughout a journey filled with self-doubt and public criticism, he pursues not only justice for Medgar and Myrlie, his victimized widow, but also proof that Mississippi can change for the better as well.
Biopic of the controversial 1930s Louisiana governor, Huey Long.
A 16-year-old boy eludes his parents on his way to prep school and sets off on an adventure with a underage female cabbie.
A photographer tries to authenticate photos depicting a UFO encounter, and meets a group of eccentric characters along the way.
A man is reincarnated as a dog and tries to find his family from his previous life.
A gangster assigns one of his hired guns to kill his blackmailing wife, but he is unaware that the hitman and his wife are having a torrid affair.
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
Ensemble drama chronicling the fast rise of a young, all-female, African-American singing group.
Los Angeles, 2018. After being wrongly imprisoned for a series of murders, a cop is released from a cryogenic jail in order to join the hunt for the real killer.
A former Secret Service agent signs on as bodyguard to a temperamental pop star.
In 1967, a Marine Corps officer returns from the Vietnam War to his home in rural South Carolina determined to clear his dead brother's name of the murders of two young girls in 1934.
An actor famous for his shallow action roles has an upcoming audition for a serious part in a cop movie. To prepare, he arranges to trail a reluctant, tough-as-nails, rule-breaking detective, and winds up getting involved in a real search for the Manhattan serial killer known as The Party Crasher.
A bookish and poverty-stricken young boy becomes involved in a scheme in order to pay for his mother''s operation but is met with unsuspecting horrors.
The adventures of two bikers traveling through Death Valley and the off-beat people they encounter.
A battle between a merciless drug lord and a street smart cop.
A television movie based on the novella by John William Corrington, set in Georgia in 1975, about the relationship between two older men in the south. A white judge cannot understand why his childhood friend, an older black man, has refused to accept the Congressional Medal of Honor. He looks into t
A Central American freedom fighter flees to the U.S. only to be hunted down, with help from the CIA, by a counter revolutionary death squad.
The escapades of an unorthodox New York City policeman as he searches for a serial killer.
Story of twin brothers, one of whom is studying to be a doctor, and is being put through medical school by his mentally handicapped sibling.
Saxophone great Charlie Parker builds a career in jazz while fighting drug addiction.
Set in 1964 in a lower middle-class New York neighborhood, Heinz has just been released from prison but is still obsessed with Linda. She turns for help to Harry, an ex-boyfriend who has recently taken up the cause of non-violence. But Harry soon finds himself in a morally compromising situation whe
A Washington D.C. public defender works with a lobbyist juror to prove a defendant is innocent.
An experienced pool shark coaches a young hothead on his way to the top.
A movie developed at the National Playwrights Conference of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, about a lighthearted Cockney girl who discovers that life in America is not one big Doris Day movie when she joins her young American husband in a distressed mining town during the 1950s, and encounters ho
When a philandering Long Island dentist is found murdered, an upper middle-class housewife decides to do her own snooping around to uncover the real killer, who could be among the victim''s many mistresses.
An alien in the guise of a mute African-American man lands in Harlem and tries to fit into the neighborhood, but also discovers how difficult people of his color have it on this planet.
Multiple tales of the loves and lives of musicians, tap dancers, singers, gangsters and their molls at Harlem's legendary jazz joint, "The Cotton Club."
Wealthy brothers conspire to switch the fortunes of a young investor and a man from the hood.
A laborer at a nuclear power plant risks her life to report unsafe practices.
A dramatization of the life of NASCAR racing champion Wendell Scott. Scott's struggle to overcome racism and follow his dream of becoming a champion is seen, beginning at the end of World War II through 1971.
A young man is torn between his potential as a writer and the lure of gang life.
Documentary detailing a story of racial violence in 1920s Oklahoma. After a black shoeshine boy was accused of assaulting a white female, an angry white mob left 300 blacks massacred -- but only 30 people were reported dead.
The spirit of a deceased 11-year-old boy acts as the guardian of his family and friends in the working-class neighborhood he left behind.
A drama dealing with the desire to grow old the way you want to, not the way your children want you to. The topic is covered through the character of Hazel Peoples, a 60-year-old in conflict with her grown children about basic life values and her own sexuality. Broadcast as a segment of the PBS seri
A comedy pilot about Jerry Bender, an Assistant Deputy Mayor in New York City, who receives flack from his actress wife, Anne, their three children, and his professional peers. In the pilot, Jerry and Anne Bender's plans for a simple dinner with the family to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary
The drama, set in Georgia in 1945, tells the story of Frankie Addams, a twelve-year-old girl who can't wait to grow up and become a woman, and who fears losing her brother, who is about to marry.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
In this lavish two-part, four-hour adaptation of Sidney Sheldon's racy novel, Jaclyn Smith is a beautiful young lawyer who overcomes a mob frame-up while working as an assistant D.A. to become a top defense attorney, while juggling romantic affairs with a married political hopeful (Ken Howard) and a
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