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Music (feature film)
A young, music-loving expert getaway driver is coerced into a heist for a mob boss which threatens his life, love and freedom.
Set against the backdrop of Detroit's devastating riots that took place over five haunting summer days in 1967.
Based on a Rolling Stone article about two stoners who became mega arms dealers.
The story of the eventful date in 1989 when a young associate named Barack Obama was trying to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson on a summer afternoon and evening that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing," to the site of their first kiss outside an ice cream parlor.
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An unconventional look at the life of musical genius Brian Wilson, the celebrated leader of The Beach Boys, and his legendary battle with mental illness.
When Reed Richards' matter transportation device catches the interest of Dr. Franklin Storm at a high school science fair, he is invited to join an elite group of students at the Baxter Institute. There Reed helps develop a shuttle that runs on his breakthrough technology, but when he and some fello
Miami Times reporter Ward Jansen returns to his sleepy hometown of Lately, Florida, where a decades-old façade of Southern gentility strains against the sweeping social changes of the 1960s. Accompanied by his writing partner Yardley Acheman and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, Ward is chas
A man learns that his best friend's wife is cheating and must decide what to do with that knowledge.
Celebrity photographer Connor Mead loves freedom, fun and women - in that order. A committed bachelor with a no-strings policy, he thinks nothing of breaking up with multiple women on a conference call while prepping his next date. Connor's brother Paul is more the romantic type. In fact, he's about
Set in South Carolina in 1964, the tale of Lily Owens, a 14-year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to h
From 1966 to 1978, the Zodiac Killer claimed victim after victim in the San Francisco Bay area, repeatedly taunting law-enforcement authorities with direct messages bragging about his deeds. The killer is officially blamed for six murders, but claimed to have killed some 37 people and could have bee
A newly engaged couple must run the gauntlet of a reverend's patented, "foolproof" marriage-prep course before they can live happily ever after.
Larry is a big city health inspector who is happy with his usual beat of greasy spoon diners and low-rent ethnic restaurants. But his easygoing life is turned upside-down when he''s saddled with a straight-arrow rookie partner and assigned the biggest case of his career: investigating an outbreak of mysterious food poisonings at the city''s swankiest restaurants. Infuriating restaurateurs with his bad manners, Larry still manages to charm a sweet, shy waitress into a budding romance. But when his unorthodox methods cost him his job, Larry has to go undercover to bring the conspirators to justice and "Git-R-Done!"
For Don Haskins, the dream was always about winning: winning with guts, heart and grit; winning with self-respect; and winning even when the odds were completely stacked against you. What Haskins didn't know in 1966--when he was just a small-town family man trying to make an indelible mark in his fi
A re-telling of the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968, and how the lives of those at the hotel that evening intersected.
Arriving into the chaos of mid-60s New York, rich, ambitious and breathtakingly beautiful Edie Sedgwick meets counter-culture anti-hero Andy Warhol who sees in her untamed vulnerability the makings of an irresistible muse. Andy invites Edie into the wild world of the Factory, a former downtown hat
After their adoptive mother is murdered during a grocery store holdup, the Mercer brothers - hotheaded Bobby, hard-edged Angel, family man and businessman Jeremiah, and hard rocking Jack - reunite to take the matter of her death into their own hands. As they track down the killer, they quickly realize that their old ways of doing business have new consequences.
Charlie Price thinks he has finally escaped the dead-end industrial town of Northampton with ambitious fiancée Nicola, when his father suddenly passes away, leaving Charlie unexpectedly in charge of the sinking family business in sturdy shoes. Trapped between a world of cheap knock-offs and to-die-f
Tim and Nick are best friends, neighbors and co-workers, whose equal footing is suddenly tripped up when one of Nick''s hare-brained get-rich-quick schemes actually succeeds: the Vaporizer, a spray that literally makes dog poop, or any other kind for that matter, evaporate into thin air--to where, exactly, is anyone''s guess. Tim, who had scoffed at Nick''s idea and passed on an opportunity to get in on the deal, can only watch as Nick''s fortune--and Tim''s own envy--grow to equally outrageous proportions. When the flames of jealousy are fanned by an oddball drifter who imposes himself into the situation, Tim''s life careens wildly out of control, taking Nick''s with it.
We first meet William Keane in the Port Authority bus terminal where he is desperately searching for his 6-year-old daughter, who has been missing for months. Repeatedly drawn to the site of the purported abduction, Keane wanders the bus station compulsively going over the events of that fateful day
Oscar is a fast-talking little fish who dreams big. But his big dreams land him in hot water when a great white lie turns him into an unlikely hero. At first, his fellow fish swallow Oscar''s story hook, line and sinker and he is showered with fame and fortune. It''s all going along swimmingly, until it starts to become clear that Oscar''s tale about being the defender of the Reef is all wet. Oscar is finding out that being a hero comes at a Market Price when his lie threatens to make him the Catch of the Day. Now he has to tread water until he can get the scales to tip back in his favor again.
Meet Roy and Frank, a couple of professional small-time con artists. What Roy, a veteran of the grift, and Frank, his ambitious protégé, are swindling these days are "water filtration systems," bargain-basement water filters bought by unsuspecting people who pay ten times their value in order to win
A brilliant and respected criminal psychologist, Dr. Miranda Grey is an expert at knowing what is rational. What is logical. What is sane. Under the direction of her husband, the chief administrator of the psychiatric ward at the Woodward Penitentiary for Women, Miranda treats dangerously disturbed patients like Chl , an intensely charismatic murderess whose confessions of satanic torture are dismissed by the judicious doctor as the psychotic meanderings of a paranoid mind. But Miranda''s comfortable marriage and stable life are thrust into terrifying jeopardy after a cryptic encounter with a mysterious young girl leads to a nightmare beyond her wildest imagination. When Miranda awakens from the horrific incident, she is shocked to discover that her husband has been murdered--and the bloody evidence points directly at her. Unable to fathom having committed an unmotivated act of such sheer brutality against a man she loved and admired, Miranda suddenly finds herself confined to Woodward alongside the highly unstable patients she used to treat with methodical detachment. With no memory of the night in question except for fractured visions of the hauntingly enigmatic girl, the doctor''s behavior becomes increasingly erratic. Her claims of innocence are seen as the beginnings of a deep descent into madness by her former colleagues like Dr. Pete Graham, Miranda''s sympathetic but skeptical coworker who is wrestling with issues of his own. Forced to rely on her instincts rather than facts, Miranda begins to believe that she has been possessed by a supernatural force determined to exact revenge at the expense of her sanity. As Chl draws her deeper into her own personal hell, Miranda must determine if she is being driven to madness or closer to the truth.
Based on true story, a glimpse into the colorful life, and mysterious death, of actor Bob Crane. Handsome and charming, Crane became well known as the star of CBS' hit comedy "Hogan's Heroes" (1965-1971). Capitalizing on his fame, Crane dove into the freewheeling spirit of the times with relish, hav
A documentary about a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.
Three playboy chauvanists, strapped for cash, find themselves drawn to one last, desperate hope for free housing: one of their campus' sororities, Delta Omicron Gamma (or D.O.G.). With a little make-up, a little pantyhose, and lots of "pluck", Dave, Adam and Doofer go undercover in the sorority hous
Adaptation of Donald Margulies' play. Gabe and Karen, the perfect couple, are shocked when best friends Beth and Tom announce they are divorcing, forcing them to examine their own seemingly happy relationship as well as their friendship with Beth and Tim.
Donald Sinclair owns the biggest, snazziest, flashiest, high rolling-est casino in Las Vegas. And to entertain some of his wealthiest patrons, he''s staged the most original high stakes game that Sin City has ever seen! The contestants? Six teams. The jackpot? Two million dollars stuffed in a locker hundreds of miles away. The odds of winning? One in six. The rules? Well there''s only one--get there first! What the racers don''t know is that the tycoon and his rich buddies are betting on the outcome and are tracking every move the teams make. It''s only a matter of time before they figure out who really stands to win the most before switching course to look for a different kind of pay-off.
The story of a drag queen who learns to open his heart when he begins caring for a young girl whose mother is battling a drug addiction.<P>For years, Holiday Heart has been living in the past. Devastated by the loss of his lover, a respected member of the Chicago police force, who kept Holiday as "h
A tale of time travel in which a father and a son reach out to one another across parallel universes to stop a terrible crime: For John Sullivan, there is no question. He would undo the events of October 12, 1969, when the out-of-control Bruxton fire took the life of his father, a heroic firefighter
Maria, who loses her son in a tragic motor accident, becomes obsessed with the man who receives his heart. He is Gary, a businessman with marital problems. Following his earlier heart attack, his wife Tess has been having an affair with Alex, an unpleasant writer. When Gary is rejuvenated by his hea
8-year-old Cole Sear is haunted by a dark secret: he is visited by ghosts. A reluctant channel, Cole is frightened by visitations from those with unresolved problems who appear from the shadows. Confused by his paranormal powers, Cole is too young to understand his purpose and too afraid to tell anyone aout his anguish, except child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe. As Dr. Crowe tries to uncover the ominous truth about Cole''s supernatural abilities, the consequences for client and therapist are a jolt that awakens them both to something harrowing--and unexplainable.
Jim is your average healthy re-blooded virgin. He's desperate to make it with a woman. The stakes are raised when his parents catch him with his pants down watching porno films in his bedroom, his one experience with a beautiful exchange student turns into an online disaster and his friends make a pact that by the day of their high school graduation, none of them will be virgins. Pressure's on, but will Jim rise to the occasion?
Sirens screaming and lights flashing, a New York City ambulance speeds through the night. Its drivers are paramedics working the graveyard shift--men who come face-to-face with the dead and the dying on a daily basis. Burnt out from one too many nights on the job, they are nearly as broken as the bo
Bobby Bowfinger, a nearly bankrupt aspiring movie producer-director, is about to take one last shot at fame and fortune. Desperate to hit the big time, the hapless dreamer recruits a motley crew of aspiring misfits, including an eager nerd, an ambitious ingenue and an over-the-hill diva. With their
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
A columnist fired by his editor/ex-wife for being too chauvinistic tries to redeem himself by chasing a story on spec about a woman who habitually jilts her fiances. The writer falls for his subject, who suffers from an identity crisis.
Shane O'Shea was a 19-year-old, good-looking guy living with his severe dad and two siblings in a small, boring town in New Jersey... until he crossed the river into New York City and entered a world overflowing with luxury, sexual desire and decadence. A nightclub that was nothing less than the cen
Five down-on-their-luck working-class men in Liverpool fulfill their dreams and aspirations by starting a swing band. The band is organized by an ex-con who hires his former girlfriend as the lead singer, and soon the band is on its way to becoming an overnight sensation.
In the waning days of the California primary election of 1996, Bill Clinton has secured the Democratic nomination and Bob Dole is in place to run against him. Incumbent US Senator Jay Bulworth, while still holding off a challenger, suffers a nervous breakdown and decides to commit suicide by hiring
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.
Simon Birch was the smallest delivery ever recorded in the history of Gravestown memorial hospital. The doctors proclaimed Simon a miracle, and ever since he's been quick to remind anyone who forgets. Simon's certain he's gonna be a hero... he's just not sure how. In the meantime, he argues about fa
Jackie and Isabel have nothing in common. One is the ideal mother and the other struggles to be any kind of mother until circumstances force them to share a family and put aside their mutual hostility for the sake of the children. They discover how precious life, love and the ties that bind them really are in this tale about the intricate circumstances surrounding what happens when a man's new wife learns from his former wife that she is terminally ill with cancer.
Five friends who meet at Hull University in the late 1970's and form a barbershop-style quartet. They blow their chance to sing at a graduation gig and vow to meet fifteen years later at the Cote d'Azur villa of one of their parents.
Jennifer wants to have a child but her husband Danny is slightly reluctant. After he commits to the idea, he discovers he has a little deficiency known as "lazy swimmer" which makes it impossible for Jennifer to get pregnant. Danny and Jennifer get plenty of advice from their friends. Jay, who has f
For 16-year-old Patti Randall, Edgefield is just plain boring. That is until her cat D.C. (as in Darn Cat) comes home with a wristwatch around his neck. A cryptic cry for help scrawled on the watch sends Patti and D.C. on a mission to catch some ruthless kidnapers. Patti enlists the aid of an intrep
Robert is one of life's losers. He works as a janitor at a giant corporation but dreams of something...less ordinary...while he writes what he hopes will be the Great American Trash Novel. Beautiful and sharp-tounged Celine, on the other hand, has never wanted for anything in her short and pampered
Church of the Holy Angels and its grammar school were the center of Hell''s Kitchen in the 1960s--a place of refuge for many neighborhood kids from troubled homes. Father Bobby had his favorites--among them were Lorenzo and his pals, Michael, John, and Tommy. Because their blue-collar, hardworking parents were more often fighting than not, the four boys formed a kind of family of their own. Then, one boring summer day, a street prank gone dangerously awry resulted in the quartet being sent to the Wilkinson Home for Boys in upstate New York where they were tortured, abused and raped under the leadership of a sadistic guard named Sean Nokes. A decade and a half later, nothing can erase their painful memories, but the lessons of Hell''s Kitchen allow them to even the score of the terrible hand that Fate had dealt them. In their shocking retaliation, they are daringly aided by Father Bobby and an aging, shadowy mob figure, both of whom have known the four boys since their childhoods.
A mentally challenged man stumbles through formative events in U.S. history.
In lieu of a tip, a New York cop offers a recently bankrupt waitress half of his lottery ticket. It turns out to be the winning ticket and, much to the chagrin of his avaricious wife, the good-hearted officer decides to honor his pledge.
Workaholic New York City tabloid editor Henry Hackett loves the adrenaline rush his job gives him, but the long hours and lousy salary are starting to grate on his wife Martha. With the paper facing cutbacks and his wife pregnant, Hackett contemplates taking a more sedate job with a more respectable
Axel Foley is back in California following up on clues in a murder investigation, which leads him to the criminal underbelly of a popular amusement park known as Wonderworld.
A father becomes worried when a local gangster gets involved with his son in the Bronx in the 1960's.
A wayward father takes his children on a trip to teach what real family values are all about.
Deloris Van Cartier, now a headliner in Las Vegas, is persuaded by the good sisters to return to her inner city alma mater, St. Francis High, to go undercover as the new music teacher.
The muppets take on the Dicken's classic about the miserly Scrooge learning the true meaning of Christmas after being visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.
A mobster''s girlfriend cum trashy lounge singer is sent to a convent under the Witness Protection Program, and leads the choir there to national fame.
Feuding firefighter brothers bury their differences to catch an arsonist.
Five young friends are drawn together by music during the Motown era of the Sixties. Their dream of success takes them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy.
A couple's peaceful existence is disrupted when eight different house guests arrive for a visit.
Upon his release from prison, Reggie Hammond is coerced by Jack Cates into helping him track down an elusive, and deadly, drug lord.
Steve Martin and Rick Moraines go over the top in the laugh-out-loud crime comedy "My Blue Heaven" (1990). By-the-book FBI Agent Barney Coppersmith (Moraines) is assigned to protect larger-than-life crime-boss-turned-federal-witness Vinnie Anton Elli (Martin), but with the retired mobster's wild way
The story of two American pilots who fly for the CIA's covert airline during the last days of the Vietnam war.
The adventures of two brothers en route to California.
A young girl living in a small southern town is visited by her uncle, who triggers the memory of her father, who was killed in Vietnam.
A trendy hat designer and her chic graffiti artist boyfriend live and love in Manhattan's East Village.
A teenage skateboarder and a young detective team up to find the murderer of the teen's adopted brother.
Darcy Elliot and Stan Bobrucz are young, smart, ambitious high school seniors focused on college and their future professional careers. However, when the couple discover that Darcy is pregnant, their plans get thrown out the window. Deciding against abortion or adoption, Darcy and Stan decide to c
Romantic comedy thriller surrounding the man who pulled off the "Great Train Robbery" in 1963.
Where is an African prince supposed to go to find the woman who will one day be his queen? Obviously that would be Queens, New York and that''s where Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) goes in this hilarious fish out of water story. Traveling with the prince is his trusted friend Semmi (Arsenio Hall) and, hiding the prince''s identity, the two of them get jobs at a fast-food restaurant. While the prince is trying to adjust to a minimum wage lifestyle, he falls for Lisa (Shari Headley) the daughter of his boss Cleo (John Amos). As romance blooms, Akeem finds it hard to hide his royal secret, especially when the king (James Earl Jones) arrives with his regal entourage.
Nick Dunbar, a baby-faced undercover policeman, poses as a high school student after a teacher is murdered. Back in school, Nick is subjected to bullies, crushes, and swings in popularity typical of most teenagers. Making matters worse, his brother is the prime suspect in the murder case. Nick wil
In this true story, a military DJ in Vietnam risks his career to broadcast the truth.
Terry (Whoopi Goldberg) works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a strange message from an unknown source. The message is coded. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. People are killed, and Terry is chased. Throughout she remains in contact with this unknown person, who needs Terry to help save his life.
A nerdy scientist, despondent over his wife''s cheating ways, takes off into the night and ends up with an attractive female jewelry smuggler on the lam, who drags him, unwittingly, into an adventure-filled evening where they are pursued by some evil crooks out to get her and her cache.
Washed up race car driver J.J. McClure and his mechanic Victor Prinzim enter the cross-country Cannonball Run in a ambulance. In order to look more legitimate, they take along a doctor, Nikolas Van Helsing, and abduct a pretty photographer to pass as their patient.
A computer nerd turns to his terminal for romantic advice.
A Texas bar owner hires a private eye to kill his cheating wife and her boyfriend.
In the early 60s a Brooklyn teenager gets a job waiting on the rich and the "shady" rich at a nearby beach club and comes of age in the process.
A middle-class Jewish girl is pursued by a working-class Italian Catholic boy who calls himself The Sheik in this slice-of-life set in 1960s New Jersey.
Though haunted by combat memories, heroic pilot Ted Striker agrees to return to the cockpit to man the controls of Mayflower One, America's first commercial spacecraft. But, as soon as Mayflower One lifts off, an electrical malfunction sends the ship veering off course. A shaken Striker struggles to guide the shuttle through a treacherous asteroid belt, tame its failing computer systems and stop the disgruntled Joe Seluchi from detonating a deadly bomb on board.
The 1972 graduating class of Lizzie Borden High School is having its tenth reunion. But before long, attendees begin to be murdered, and the Class of '72 sets out to find out which one of them is the killer.
Stage and screen star Sally Ross is the object of the affection of a psychotic fan named Douglas Breen. Breen has been writing obsessive letters to the actress, and her secretary has been throwing them away. Feeling rejected, Breen begins stalking Sally, intent on getting rid of anyone who stands be
During the late 1960s, two Harvard undergrads both have feelings for the same girl. Journalism student Leo and pre-med student Nick are both pursuing Jessica, who is considering law school. The dynamic of the three friends is changed when Leo's draft number comes up and he is faced with going to Vietnam. This prompts Nick to confess the depth of his feelings to Jessica and she responds by suggesting that the three of them live together.
A series of episodes from the career of counterculture, "gonzo" journalist Hunter S. Thompson are recounted. The stories, which may be fact or fiction, include Thompson and his attorney picking up and frightening a hitchhiker, and Thompson alone in a rest room with Richard Nixon.
Two runaway teenage girls, from opposite sides of the track, become media stars and develop their own rock band through their connection with a Times Square radio disc jockey.
A gang is framed for the murder of rival gang''''s leader.
Documentary footage traces The Who''''s rise to rock stardom.
It''s 1964 and Jimmy is stuck being a gofer at a cigarette-hawking ad agency, living in a lower middle class Brit walkup with seemingly dead-headed parents that don''t understand him, Jimmy lives to be a "Mod": zooming through London streets on his Vespa; popping "blues," bought or nicked; endlessly grooving - to The Who on TV, or in the local dance club, or at a gate-crashed private party; pursuing the just-out-of-reach Steph and idolizing the super-cool, super-blond top Mod Ace Face.
Williams and Howard, now married, are swept up in the anti-war protest movement; LeMat tries to make it as a professional drag racer and woos attractive Swede Bjorn; Clark and Phillips have joined the flower-power scene in San Francisco and are traveling with a band led by Glenn. Smith and Hopkins, meanwhile, are overseas fighting in Vietnam
Legendary back-up group The Band teams with rock greats for a farewell concert.
When a wealthy couple loses their main source of income, both turn to a life of crime--as they organize various heists on their rich friends'' accounts.
In this pilot for an unrealized Western series, the half-breed gunslinger and his former mentor introduced in the theatrical feature of the same title in 1966 and before that in 1964''s "The Carpetbaggers" join forces to escort a shipment of explosives across the Utah territory. Potts and Greene had the roles played earlier by Steve McQueen and Brian Keith (in the namesake movie) and by Alan Ladd and Leif Erickson in "The Carpetbaggers."
Congressman Aubrey Hale Clayton is Michigan's first Black Gubernatorial Candidate and his political organization holds a gala fund-raising affair at the elegant and once lily-white Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel. There's only one complication... It all happens in less than ten minutes. A well rehearsed tea
A gay birthday party turns into a night of soul-searching when the host''''s straight college roommate turns up by mistake.
A kidnapped gangster joins forces with the hippies who abducted him.
A musician attempts to buy instruments for his rock and roll group, the Wigglers.
A young black man in 1963 Alabama loves a minister's daughter, works hard, and is put upon, oppressed, and called "boy" by everyone with whom he comes in contact; he wants to be "nothing but a man."
Profile of the songwriting team of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Retrospective of the Motown record company, founded by Berry Gordy in 1958, which produced numerous pop records and initiated the careers of acts such as the Supremes, the Jackson Five, and Stevie Wonder. Includes clips, interviews, celebrity appearances and performances.
A documentary special examining the 30-year career of song writer/performer Smokey Robinson. A presentation of "Motown on Showtime."
A special featuring Grace Slick, lead singer of Jefferson Airplane. Questions are asked of Slick by a studio audience that includes celebrity guests called "Ringers." Topics range from sexual and social mores to politics and religion. Also includes approximately 15 to 20 minutes of live performances
A music special featuring the ceremony and performances taped at the twentieth anniversary of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame from the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Special guests sing and relate stories about their favorite songwriters.
A diverse group of girls and women explore the complex mother/daughter relationship through interviews highlighting their experiences.
Nell Carter portrays the assistant to the owner of a large banquet hall which features curious customers and an odd-ball staff. In the pilot, Maggie urges Junior to confront his former girlfriend about his strong feelings for her -- before her upcoming wedding at Morton's.
Music (TV Mini-Series)
A love story about America's love of music and a couple's love for each other. Beginning in the American South of 1955, the story follows the passionate affair of a young couple, Lyne Danner and Tyler Hart, and the rise and fall (and rise again) of The HartAches, the band they form. Their story is s
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