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Make-Up (feature film)
Detective David Starsky is the most dedicated undercover cop working the mean streets of Bay City, California. Maniacally devoted to his job, when he''s on duty no crime goes unpunished--and he''s always on duty. And that''s a good thing, because he has some metaphorically big shoes to fill: his mother was a legend on the force, one of the best cops in the history of Bay City. But while his mom stuck with the same partner throughout her entire career, due to his extremely zealous brand of police work, Starsky burns through partners faster than his beloved Gran Torino goes through spark plugs. Detective Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson is having career issues of his own--he''s a good cop, but his hazardously laidback personality and desire for a quick buck don''t always get the job done. He has excellent instincts, he just needs a little bit of focus to keep him on the admittedly less profitable side of the law. Exasperated Bay City Police Captain Dobey has found the perfect solution for two of his biggest problems: pair up Starsky and Hutch and put them out on the streets. As soon as the two mismatched crime fighters unhappily begin their first day on the beat as a team, a "floater" turns up on the Bay City coastline. With the help of Hutch''s dynamite, street-savvy informant Huggy Bear, the two begin to unravel the mysterious murder case. Investigating their first clue, the boys meet Staci and Holly, of the Bay City Cheerleaders, who are more than eager to help--in any way they can. All signs seem to point at wealthy businessman Reese Feldman, but Starsky and Hutch just can''t seem to make a case against him. Unbeknownst to them, Feldman has cooked up a plan to foil the DEA and is plotting the biggest and most lucrative drug deal of his career. The unlikely duo will use their canniest undercover skills, hardcore street smarts and striking good looks to solve the crime and make sure the criminal does the time.
Mia has matured into a stunning, young woman and is ready to assume her role as princess of Genovia. But no sooner has she moved into the Royal Palace with her beautiful, wise grandmother Queen Clarisse, than she soon learns her days as a princess are numbered--Mia''s got to lose the tiara and immediately take the crown herself. As if getting ready to rule wasn''t enough, the stakes for Mia have never been higher--with Genovian law stating that princesses must be married before being crowned, Mia''s in for a parade of suitors who''d all like to be her king.
Billionaire aviator Howard Hughes takes Hollywood and its women by storm.
Scientist Bruce Banner has, to put it mildly, anger management issues. His quiet life as a brilliant researcher working with cutting edge genetic technology conceals a nearly forgotten and painful past. His ex-girlfriend and fellow researcher, Betty Ross, has grown tired of Bruce''s cordoned off emotional terrain and resigns herself to remaining an interested onlooker to his quiet life--until a simple oversight in the lab leads to an explosive situation in which Bruce heroically saves a life by absorbing a normally deadly dose of gamma radiation. Believing himself to have emerged from the accident unscathed, Bruce can''t deny he''s experiencing some strange side effects--including blackouts and the feeling that there is some kind of strange and dark, yet attractive, presence within him. All the while an impossibly strong, rampaging creature, who comes to be known as the Hulk, continues its sporadic appearances, cutting a swath of destruction in his wake. But Betty Ross has her theories, she knows the shadowy figure lurking in the background, Bruce''s father David, is somehow connected. She may be the only one who understands the link between the scientist and the Hulk, but her efforts may be too late to save both man and creature.
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.
Orphaned at an early age, Peter Parker lives in Queens, New York with his beloved Aunt May and Uncle Ben. Peter leads the life of a normal student, working as a photographer at the school paper, pining after the beautiful Mary Jane Watson and hanging out with buddy Harry Osborn. On a school trip, during which Peter and his classmates are given a science demonstration on arachnids, Peter is bitten by a genetically-altered spider. Soon after, he discovers that he has unusual powers: he is endowed with the strength and agility of a spider along with a keen, ESP-like "spider-sense." Peter first uses his powers to make money, but in the face of a tragedy that hits close to home, he vows to dedicate his life to fighting crime, taking to heart the words of his beloved Uncle Ben: "With great power comes great responsibility." Meanwhile, megalomaniacal businessman Norman Osborn, Harry''s father, is undergoing some changes of his own. An experimental formula has gone awry, increasing his intelligence and strength but also driving him insane. He is now the Green Goblin, Spider-Man''s arch enemy, who will put young Peter Parker''s vow to fight crime and help innocent people to the ultimate test.
Fifteen-year-old Mia discovers that her father is the Prince of Genovia and she is the sole heir to the throne. She must decide, by her sixteenth birthday, whether she will live as a princess and move to Genovia or remain in San Francisco where she lives with her artist mom. Meanwhile, she must suff
Life story of James Dean (born February 8, 1931), the promising teen icon movie star, who died in a motor crash September 30, 1955 after the release of only one of his three major films and remains a legend 45 years after his death. The story focuses on Dean's troubled youth, including the loss of h
A mother is forced to face the self-destructive secret her daughter has been hiding -- bulimia -- and the fact that, in order for her daughter to start down the long road to recovery, painful issues must be confronted.<P>Nina is a loving mother and dedicated child psychologist who helps distressed f
As viewed through the eyes of a presidential aide, an inside look at the intense high stakes battle that raged within the U.S. government -- between the Kennedys, the CIA and the Pentagon -- as the world stood at the brink of nuclear war. The true story focuses on how President Kennedy, his brother Bobby, and the U.S. government responded to the discovery of offensive nuclear weapons in Cuba--and the life-or-death tug-of-war that ensued between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. during those thirteen days of crisis in October 1962. The political saga moves from battles in the White House to the skies above Cuba, where U.S. planes dodge Soviet fire; to the high seas, where a showdown between the U.S. and Soviet naval ships threatens to trigger war; to the massive military preparations that presage war.
A high-school boy gets the chance to report on a rising rock band's tour.
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain, and ideas. First it is a red rose, a blade of green grass, eyes turn hazel... flesh tones shock and anger with their beauty. Gradually, the infection spreads Pleasantville becomes divided--rife for the first time with stark differences as it attempts to grasp the kaleidoscopic new world before it.
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
The story of four no-nonsense cops, nicknamed the "Hat Squad," who formed an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department in the early 1950s. Both feared and revered, they made their own rules to enforce the law. But when a routine murder investigation case involves one of their own, it forces th
When an explosion jeopardizes a moon mission, NASA scientists fight to bring the crew home safely.
An astronomical phenomenon bridging different time frames brings face-to-face the two famous captains of the Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard and Captain Kirk, in the 24th century. Operating as a united front, both captains attempt to destroy an alien who has been demolishing civilizations in search of a
A television movie in the ongoing series about police detective Columbo. A man is murdered when his two lovers discover they've been two-timed.
A trilogy of segments hosted by John Carpenter, who appears as a coroner guiding viewers through each of the presentations. In "The Gas Station," a college student is stalked by a serial killer while she works at an all-night service station. In "Hair," the attempt of a man to combat his receding ha
A psychotic policeman terrorizes a young couple after their home is robbed.
A rookie FBI agent, hoping to break a bank robbery ring, infiltrates a colony of surfers in Southern California.
A real estate agent, arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct, is sentenced to perform community service, coaching basketball to developmentally disabled adults.
The story of a Manhattan detective who takes charge of his partner's children, when his longtime friend and partner is killed in the line of duty.
A callous billionaire makes a bet that turns his super luxurious lifestyle upsidedown.
A rich kid learns about life in the real world when his divorced mom's beau drives him home for Thanksgiving.
A celebrated counterculture writer is elected mayor of a popular ski resort town and teams up with a former cop and pro football player to solve a murder cover-up.
A doctor with a deathly fear of spiders moves to a small town invaded by deadly versions of the same.
A brilliant young movie director, noted for his mastery of special effects, commits a murder to prevent the revelation of a heinous crime in his past. But even state-of-the-art technology can't protect him from Lieutenant Columbo who meticulously proves that the director is a ruthless killer.
A retired U.S. Army colonel, the tactical chief of a secret paramilitary installation, murders the one man who could expose him as an embezzler and adulterer. Lieutenant Columbo, using his own brand of mental maneuvers, manages to come up with an ingenious strategy to outwit his formidable adversary
A renowned radio sex therapist, disguised as a mysterious woman in black, murders her lover when she uncovers his illicit affair with her secretary. Lieutenant Columbo's suspicions are immediately aroused but he has to undergo some personal "therapy" before he can prove the woman's guilt.
A downed pilot plays celestial wingman to his successor in love and flying.
The first in a series of television movies starring Peter Falk as the unconventional detective which he created in the original NBC series. In this telefilm, a psychic murders a magician who could expose him as a charlatan and destroy his opportunity to work on a secret government project. Using the
A serio-comedy involving a comely schoolteacher, recently dumped by her lover, and a widower, whose life's been in a tailspin following the death of his wife, who come together in a self-help group and try to shake their melancholy in each other's company. Two basically comic actors (Ritter and Gles
Amy is a Santa Fe lawyer who divorces her bank executive husband so that she can begin seeing Will, a street musician who is often rounded up by the police for loitering. Eventually, Amy sees her mistake and breaks off her relationship with Will, but then realizes that she has become pregnant. Amy g
American activist John Reed travels to Russia to witness the revolution and its aftermath.
American activist John Reed travels to Russia to witness the revolution and its aftermath.
Lena Canada is a therapist who is working with Karen, a cerebral palsy patient who is a wheelchair-bound, and is possibly also autistic. As a way to bring Karen back into the world, Lena has her start writing pen pal letters to her favorite celebrity, Elvis Presley.
Father Rivard is a priest in a small, economically depressed coal mining town. Working on what he thinks is a "controversial" work, he lives with the brutal lives of his poor parishioners, the old, unfriendly nuns in the nearby convent, and his own self doubts. When Rita, an energetic and bright young Sister, arrives at the parish, he finds someone he can talk to, someone with whom he has much in common. This sets into motion a series of events that leads to Sister Rita's death - and the indictment of Father Rivard in that act.
A crusty businessman, facing his last Christmas, makes an eleventh hour attempt to pull together the family which he shattered by allowing them to become second to his work and which he left years earlier. The Emmy-winner as Outstanding Special of 1977-78, with nominations also going to Maureen Stap
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
A three-part miniseries adapted from two novels by Jackie Collins. Spanning 40 years, it tells the story of Gino Santangelo, one of America's most wealthy and powerful gangsters, and his strong-willed daughter, Lucky, who threatens to take over his empire in her desire to win his respect and approva
A four-hour miniseries based on a true story. A leading citizen in the small New Jersey community of Toms River arranges for the murder of his wife. The persistence of an assistant prosecutor assigned to the case unnerves the man, whose sons are finally forced to accept the tragic reality of their f
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