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Cast (feature film)
Ellie is left in charge of an elderly residential home, and while most of the residents have left to spend Christmas with their families, four residents known as 'The Hard Core' remain. The Hard Core have become impossible to live with. In fact, their rude and objectionable behavior is so terrible t
Set in Moscow, a rescue team searches for a Russian anthropologist who has disappeared into an eerie, multileveled underground system made of caves and catacombs that is inhabited by demons.
A young American archaeological apprentice is drawn into a perilous expedition deep beneath the timeless sands of Egypt. Escaping death traps and ancient monsters, the expedition discovers a secret older than history, and a danger beyond imagination.
In swinging 1960s London, Laura Quinn is a bright, driven and beautiful executive at the London Diamond Corporation who finds herself frustrated by a glass ceiling after years of faithful employment, as man after man is promoted ahead of her despite her greater experience. Hobbs, the nighttime janit
A love story set in pre-war London about a young woman struggling to emulate her mother's glittering career on the stage.
In 1950s England, Stella Raphael, a restless, beautiful woman, desperately desires to find in romantic love the one thing that will change everything. When her husband Max, an ambitious forensic psychiatrist, is appointed Deputy Superintendent at a high-security psychiatric hospital for the criminal
Paul Keen is a former 80's pop star with dismal future prospects in life. His downward spiral is halted when he learns he has a teenage daughter, Olivia, who lives in Wales and was the product of a weekend fling. Not only does she want to meet her father, but she also wants to follow in Paul's foots
A noir thriller concerning an auto theft police detective who tries to help a desperate friend find his missing daughter. Clues lead him into a complicated web of deception involving an international gang of bond thieves. The detective soon learns how easily doing a 'good deed' can backfire and turn
A romp through the London theater world.
Inspired by a true story, a tale which follows Captain Alexi Vostrikov who, at the height of the Cold War, is ordered to take over command of the nuclear missile submarine K-19, pride of the Soviet Navy. His assignment: Prepare the K-19 for sea and take her out on patrol--no matter what the cost. Bu
Few things in life equal the euphoric glow we feel upon first opening our eyes from a wonderful dream. But this exhilaration is ephemeral- we awaken and realize that the glorious reverie has passed forever. But what if you could place yourself in the fantasy world of your choosing each time you drif
Forty-five-year-old Adrian has been living with his mother Lucy and running their Wiltshire dairy farm all his adult life. When Lucy unexpectedly dies of a heart attack, a rogue's gallery of family members show up at the farm to argue over the execution of Ruth's will. The one object that everyone s
Set in the winter of 1838, a romantic tale of a poor Swiss governess who meets secretly with an English landowner to conceive a child in exchange for money. Seven years later, the two are drawn together again when the governess is hired to care for the landowner's young daughter. Sworn to secrecy, t
Yanko Gooral, a shipwrecked Ukranian sailor, washes ashore as the sole survivor of ill-managed ship up-ended during a storm. It's 19th century England and Gooral is on his way to America. Struggling across the moors, he comes across New Barns Farm where Amy Foster works as a servant to the Smith fam
This time, the coolest team on ice has a new school and a new coach. But it''s the same old Duck attitude that shines through as they face off against an upper-class varsity team of tough hockey players who are determined to melt their winning streak, and the stodgy school alumni who threaten to revoke the Ducks'' scholarships. After winning The Junior Goodwill Games in "D2: The Mighty Ducks," the young hockey champions accept athletic scholarships from exclusive Eden Hall Academy, whose Warriors team have held the state title for 20 years. When Ducks Coach Gordon Bombay does not immediately accompany them to Eden Hall, the team feels abandoned. Adjusting to the pressure of being at a new school, and reporting to a new coach, Orion, are just the beginning of the Ducks'' woes. They face their final test in the exciting showdown game against the bullies of the Warrior Varsity.
A television movie based on the true story of a teenage girl in Poland during World War II who hides thirteen Jews in her attic for two years from the Nazis.
In a mythical kingdom, a young boy must fight time for the love of his princess and the future of his land.
Based on the terrifying true story of one ship and the nine stowaways hiding beneath its deck, who dream of finding wealth and happiness in America. But their existence threatens the career of the ship's captain, and when a lack of water forces them out of hiding, they become a problem to the overly
This is the story of a famous painter and of a young girl, Francoise, an aspiring painter. Their affair, which lasts 10 years, begins in 1943 during the German occupation of Paris. The painter is Picasso; he is in his 60s, and as wild and passionate as a youth. His path is littered with former mistresses and, while swearing eternal love to Francoise, he pays regular visits to the sensual, phlegmatic Marie-Therese, the brilliant Dora, also a painter, whose feelings for him have brought her to a nervous breakdown, and his Russian wife, Olga, a former dancer, whom he has driven to the point of actual madness. Francoise has to accept all these women and their offspring as part of her relationship with Picasso. Moreover, she has to accept his unpredictable moods, his outrageous sense of humor, his stinginess, his childish tyrannies, and his delight in making others submit to his whims. But when Picasso begins yet another new affair, Francoise realizes that, to save herself, she must leave him.
A free adaptation of the classic Pinnochio story, wherein a comedic yet sorrowful chronicle is made of an innocent at large in an unaccomodating world.
During an eight-year investigation, an obsessed Russian detective tracks down a serial killer of 52 women and children. Based on a true story.
Fourteen-year-old Calvin Fuller is an otherwise bright, typical Southern California kid. But when it comes to confidence and bravery, he''s batting zero. Until something intense and unexpected happens. As an earthquake rumbles through the ballpark during a Little League game, Calvin begins the most extraordinary journey of the millennium when a crack opens in the earth and he falls back into time--to the mythical kingdom of Camelot, and the court of legendary King Arthur. Inadvertently conjured to the 12th century by the great sorcerer Merlin, Calvin finds he''s been summoned to help restore "the once and future king" Arthur''s fading glory, and to prevent the realm from falling into the clutches of the sinister Lord Belasco. Now, as this exciting challenge begins for Calvin he must find the courage to face the odious Belasco, and prove himself that in any age he has what it takes to be a worthy knight.
A seaside hotel for senior citizens is the setting for late-season love between a stuffy ex-stockbroker and a warm and friendly resident with a soaring spirit and a zest for life.
Adapted from George MacDonald's classic fairy tale about a young princess who has lived her entire life in the sheltered world of the royal castle. When evil goblins threaten to take over the kingdom, the princess is helped by two mysterious new friends.
A recently retired man undertakes an 850-mile trek by foot, much to the concern and consternation of his wife and children.
Telefilm on the Biblical patriarch Jacob. Jacob conspires with his mother Rebakeh to cheat his brother Esau out of his birthright. Fleeing his family home in fear of his brother''s wrath, Jacob spends the next 14 years in servitude to his Uncle Laban in return for the hand of his daughter Rachel.
The tale of a handsome, young French lieutenant who, in October 1918, visits a creepy village in search of a group of retarded children he tended for before the war.
Two German geologists flee to Southwest Africa in order to avoid joining the army. However the German community there is already beside itself at the prospect of an all-conquering fuhrer. When war is declared the British government orders the internment of German nationals, so the geologists go on t
After abandoning her family several years earlier, an emotionally disturbed woman returns, only to discover that someone else has taken her place.
A well-to-do Briton falls for an American motorcycle courier, and the two become entangled in the London crime underworld.
An escaped convict befriends a young widow and helps her battle corrupt land developers who want to force her off her land.
Tough trial lawyer Gordon Bombay never loses. But when he''s slapped with a community service assignment, he must coach a ragtag team of pee-wee hockey players who can''t skate, can''t score, and can''t win. Reluctantly, Bombay takes on the assignment and soon realizes there are more important things than winning. Armed with this new attitude, feathers fly as Bombay and the Ducks battle along to the toughest game of their lives.
A case of mistaken identity puts the main character through the most violent night of his life when a team of ruthless terrorists take over a new high rise hospital.
Bill and Ted are killed by their evil futuristic robot twins and must travel through hell and heaven to enact their revenge.
Set during the summer of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, the impressionist artist Philip Wilson Steer, traveling to Suffolk for his annual painting holiday, begins a tragic affair with a genteel woman, which ultimately inspires his reknowned work "The Bridge."
A broke commodities trader in need of quick cash ponders the worth of his girlfriend's valuable sculpture, only to fall under suspicion when the piece vanishes.
Three American couples vacationing in Monte Carlo become involved in a mysterious murder.
A New York mayoral candidate makes an enemy of the mafia.
A television movie adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's parable of humanity's ambiguous moral nature. A sincerely good and humane person, Dr. Henry Jekyll, uses himself as the guinea pig in experiments that free the evil side of his nature, which ultimately takes complete control of his body and h
A Russian commander decides to defect, taking Russia's newest nuclear sub with him. CIA agent Jack Ryan must track him down.
A television movie based on the adventures of Ian Fleming, the suave secret agent who drew on his own true-life experiences to write 14 James Bond novels and provide the foundation for 16 Bond movies.
Thriller set at a big newspaper with behind-the-scenes irony.
Riggs and Murtaugh protect a federal witness in the sequel that takes place three years after the original film.
A touring band encounter a mad pilot, a life-threatening hitch-hiker, a ventriloquist and aghostly chauffeur on their way to a nightclub performance.
Drama about the tragic death of Polish priest Father Jerzy Popiliuszko.
Story of the infamous Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano, a man whose dream became a legend.
After the death in 1553 of Edward VI, a faction pushes into power his second cousin Lady Jane Grey.
In the future world of 1994, a young couple''''s efforts to make it in the music world lead them to drug addiction.
Absorbing character study of an amiable, ambitious pimp who thrives in Singapore during the early 1970s. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, based on Paul Theroux's novel.
When their home is destroyed, a group of rabbits fight to survive in a violent world.
"Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is ordered by his boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to go to set up a fake bank in Monte Carlo. When he arrives, he finds that his "assistant" Prince di Siracusa (Louis Jourdan) has squandered all the cash on an investment in a silver mine owned by Shireen and Agha Firdausi (Stéphane Audran and David Warner). In a panic, he sets out to recover the cash, managing to find time to romance a banker's discontented wife (Cybill Shepherd) along the way.
Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the (many) self-proclaimed greatest Chefs in Europe demand the mystery be solved.
A group of spies hide a microfilm inside a dinosaur in The British Museum. Some children enroll a group of nannies to thwart the spies and Save England !!
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it.
A sumptuous remake of the Dickens classic that previously had been filmed in black and white in 1917, 1934, and 1947 (the definitive version). This television adaptation was produced as a musical with an original score by Norman Sachs and Mel Mandel, but none of the songs appeared in the final print for reasons never explained.
Based on the story by Antoine deSaint-Exupery, this magical musical fable begins as a pilot (Richard Kiley) makes a forced landing on the barren Sahara Desert. He is befriended by a "little" prince from the planet Asteroid B-612. In the days that follow, the pilot learns of the small boy's history and planet-hopping journeys in which he met a King, a businessman, an historian, and a general. It isn't until he comes to Earth that the Little Prince learns the secrets of the importance of life from a Fox (Gene Wilder), a Snake (Bob Fosse), and the pilot.
A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he decides to track down the kidnappers himself.
Research on a recently deceased composer gets a music student mixed up with his dysfunctional family.
A young london biologist spends most of his time pursuing girls rather than pursuing science. When the opportunity to go to the Antarctic to study a colony of penguins presents itself he agrees to go, not so much for the benefit of science but rather to impress the girl he has recently been chasing. The longer he stays in the Antarctic, however, the more he becomes truly interested in the penguins fight for survival. When the time to go home finally arrives, he is a changed man with a totally new outlook on life.
Scotland Yard investigates four mysterious murders connected to the same old house.
Music (feature film)
Bill and Ted are killed by their evil futuristic robot twins and must travel through hell and heaven to enact their revenge.
A contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Othello." John Othello is an up-and-coming black officer with the London Metropolitan Police. Ben Jago, who seems destined for the top job of police commissioner, loses it to Othello after he dramatically quells a race riot sparked by the death of
Profile of actor Jean Simmons.
An animated special based on Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." The play explores the conflict between the power of one man and the good of the state. On the brink of becoming Emperor, Julius Caesar is murdered by a group of senators, including his friend Brutus, determined to preserve democracy. The re
On leave from British intelligence, George Smiley is pressed into service to investigate a brutal murder at one of England's leading schools.
A five-part adaptation of the mystery novel by P.D. James. Chief Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard investigates some murders that take place in a hospital.
A drama describing the story of the extraordinary love affair between the British writer C.S. Lewis and Joy Gresham, an American woman who corresponded with him and brought love into his life.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A three-part miniseries based on C. David Heyman's book on the life of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries which begins in Moscow when the head of the KGB dispatches an agent, codename Kyril, to flush out a high-ranking Kremlin traitor who has been leaking crucial secrets to London. Waiting in England is the London Station Chief of Britain's foreign intelligence agency whose missio
A two-part miniseries based on Michael Korda's novel which is reputedly a fictionalized treatment of the life of the late actress Merle Oberon, who was married to Korda's uncle, Alexander Korda. The story deals with an exotic young girl who rises from the slums of Calcutta to the brink of internatio
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