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A recently widowed middle-aged American actress vacations in Italy and has an affair with a young Italian gigolo who ultimately breaks her heart
Five, one of the devil's henchmen, is charged with converting souls by making them sign pacts with the devil. Five hasn't been successful lately, so he targets a 10th grader, 15-year-old Brendan Willy. Brendan the school geek, is madly in love with the new girl in school. In an effort to win the gir
The story of the final months of author F. Scott Fitzgerald as told by Frances Kroll, the young woman who was his secretary at the time. In 1939, Frances, an aspiring writer, finds work as a secretary to F. Scott Fitzgerald after promising to keep secret a new novel he is beginning about the movie i
Reggie Reynolds, a 17-year-old high school student, is more mathematician than athlete, but when junk shop owner Zeke gives Reggie a pair of magic red sneakers, he is transformed into a great basketball player.<P>High school student Reggie Reynolds lives with his hard-working single mother Gloria. R
Inspired by real events, a tale about evolution and contradiction which tells the story of Danny Balint, who transformed himself from a Jewish religious student to a venerated principal in the Neo-Fascist political movement. Danny is an intense young man whose fierce intelligence and inexhaustible c
Coming-of-age story of 12-year-old Tiger Ann Parker, who lives in Saitter, Louisiana, with her grandmother and her developmentally disabled parents. Set in 1957, Tiger has always dreamed of being more like her Aunt Dorie Kay, but eventually learns to accept her parents and gains confidence in hersel
A sports anthology telefilm featuring two classic stories from the annals of sports. "How Doc Waddems Finally Broke 100," is about a by-the-book golfer who is murdered by his golf partner. "The Heidi Bowl," is a fictitious retelling of the events of the infamous 1968 Jets-Raiders football game telec
In an Arizona prison in 1910, a stern but humane warden struggles to come to terms with the changing times and his love for the widow of an executed convict.<P>John Flinders is the imposing warden of Red Rock Prison. When hardened prisoner Mike Sullivan is transferred to Red Rock, the guards and pri
Television movie about the 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan and the backstage battle for control of the White House in his absence. The story focuses on the attempts of Reagan's cabinet members to control the press, the Soviets and each other in the chaotic 24 hours after the
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
Clara Collier, a cynical, hard-driving attorney from Atlanta returns to her rural childhood home in the lowlands of the Deep South to attend the funeral of her mother Mattie, a legendary local storyteller. While there, she reconnects with her roots, and through her best friends' children, discovers
Father William Bowdern is a priest who is haunted by devastating memories of his military service as a chaplain during World War II. Asked by a fellow priest to save the life and soul of a child who becomes possessed after the death of his aunt, Father Bowdern must confront his past when he clashes
A courageous coal miner's wife overcomes politics, poverty and violence in spearheading a bloody year-long labor strike. This fictional story, set against the historical background of the 1970s Harlan County coal strike, centers around Ruby Kincaid, who despite concern by her husband Silas, forms a
In December 1989, Panamanian General Manuel "Tony" Noriega, once the most powerful figure in Central America, has become a fugitive and is taking refuge in the Vatican Embassy, much to the consternation of the Papal Nuncio. American troops have surrounded the building with tanks and want to extradit
Two "Spin" magazine reporters conduct an unrelenting search for the truth in the Atlanta child murders of 1979-1981, resulting in an explosive article in the magazine.<P>From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases p
In 1989, Dennis Barrie, the director of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, booked "The Perfect Moment," an exhibit of 175 controversial photographs by the late artist Robert Mapplethorpe. Although he anticipated opposition from a select few who may have labeled the photographs as pornographic,
David Dickson is a wealthy plantation owner in antebellum Georgia who fathers Amanda by raping one of his slaves, Julia. Julia relinquishes Amanda to the Dicksons, realizing that her baby will be raised free because she was born with fair skin. Amanda is raised and educated by her father and grandmo
A gentle, pacifist drifter faces a town's patriotic wrath on the World War II homefront. Ten-year-old Pug longs for the day when her father, who's been missing in action for three years, will return home to the family's North Carolina farm. Her lonely mother Ruby isn't even sure that her husband is
Set in 1969 in a vacation town in upstate New York, where Abel Shaddick is an embittered Jewish deli owner. At a local country club party, his intoxicated nephew Stanley signs up to sponsor a child from Harlem as part of a program in which underprivileged children spend two weeks with a local family
Based on the true story of San Francisco-based adult entertainment entrepreneurs Jim and Artie Mitchell. The story follows the Mitchell brothers from their troubled childhoods to their success in the porn industry. They fix up an old theater to show their movies--The O'Farrell Theater. A series of r
A sequel to the 1998 Showtime movie "Inspectors," the story of two postal inspectors. Ed Furston's nightmare begins when he discovers an unidentified deceased man has completely stolen his identity by using a discarded, pre-approved credit card application, and that the false account was also used t
Three stories about gay life in the fictional small town of Homer, Connecticut, over the past half century. Johnny Burroughs has lived in Homer his entire life and has watched the characters' different experiences from the center of town. In the 1950s, Dorothy Nelson returns to Homer and is alienate
Movie based on the life of British 19th century actress and anti-slavery activist Fanny Kemble.<P>On a theatrical tour of the United States, Fanny Kemble falls in love with and marries Pierce Butler, a wealthy American lawyer. Their storybook marriage begins to disintegrate when Fanny wants to have
When Sally Rawlings is promoted to executive vice president of a global computer company, she shares the news with her ex-husband, Edward Morgan, a distinguished African-American college professor. As they talk of old times and toast the anniversary of their divorce and Sally's promotion, one thing
A wealthy and politically ambitious man, running for governor of Missouri in the year 2000, finds his road to the White House compromised by a secret past, threats of blackmail from a surrogate father, and a stormy marriage being exposed to the media by a young reporter.
Story about Will Cleamons, a former teacher-turned-businessman who agrees to tutor 18-year-old high school dropout, Nicole Turner. Much to his surprise, their relationship not only helps Nicole build a future, but helps Cleamons put his personal life back together.
Television movie based on Jason Miller's play about former members of a high school basketball team who reunite with their coach to commemorate their championship season--20 years earlier. But slowly, an ugly undercurrent of bigotry, suspicion, fear and jealousy begins to destroy everything that onc
In an effort to find his identity, nine-year-old Stephen Cline goes on a collision course when he and his older brother John create a "conspiracy of silence." Stephen's self-imposed mutism for three years rewards him with everything he's desired; attention from his family, admiration from his peers
A white New York City cop and a black FBI agent team up to investigate the case of murdered African-Americans whose thumbs are chopped off and sent to a star baseball player as a symbolic warning not to break Joe DiMaggio''s single-season batting record.
Lorraine Petrovich is terrified of her abusive younger boyfriend, Rusty Zuvic. After finding a dead woman along a highway, the police receive an anonymous phone call implicating Zuvic in the murder. The tip leads police officer Jen Powell and her criminology student partner Dylan McCarthy to Lorraine''s house. Lorraine provides them with enough information to not only convict Rusty, but to face arrest herself as an accomplice. As the investigation progresses, Powell''s doubts grow when a trucker begins to leave anonymous messages, identifying himself only by a smiley face, claiming that he is the killer. On trial for murder, Lorraine now says she made up the entire story.
Rich Donato, a school custodian, counselor and coach for 13 years must pass a high-school equivalency exam in order to keep his job. Although he has the support of his wife Shari and special education teacher Linda Ching, Rich, who has a learning disability, fails the test three times. About to resi
Story of famed heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano, who won his first title in 1952 at the age of 29 and retired undefeated four years later. Chronicles Marciano's life as he struggled through poverty and corrupt managers as a determined underdog who rises to fame with pure strength and deter
A young boy and his older brother spend a summer in their family's lakeside home after the death of their father. When a retired black doctor returns to the community of his boyhood and befriends the younger boy, the two brothers find themselves set against one another as the town's racist past flar
Television movie about a former child star named Hayley Wagner, who is washed up by age 16. Her parents enroll her in a regular school, where she meets both adoring fans and bitter rivals -- as well as the boy of her dreams. Just as she begins to live a normal life, Hollywood comes calling once agai
Ruth Ellison, a young woman with multiple sclerosis, is involuntarily placed in the Lewellyn Care Center after the sudden death of her grandmother. Ruth has a disruptive impact on the institution and is frustrated by her developmentally challenged roommate Cass. While making things difficult for the
An adaptation of Jane Mayer and Jill Abramson''s book "Strange Justice," based on Anita Hill''s allegations of sexual harassment and impropriety against Clarence Thomas during Thomas'' Senate confirmation hearings for the U.S. Supreme Court in October 1991.
A pampered Jewish teenage girl, Hannah, is transported back in time to her family's tragic past during the Holocaust in German-occupied Poland in 1941. There, alongside her future aunt, she begins her surrealistic journey of discovery. Imprisoned in a concentration camp and forced to work at hard la
Biographical movie on the late novelist and philosopher, Ayn Rand (1905-1982), focusing on the 15-year affair between Rand and her young protege Nathaniel Branden, her friendship with her lover's wife Barbara Branden and her relationship with her husband, artist Frank O'Connor.
Twelve-year-old Katie Penhallow is distraught when her mother goes off to France on a holiday and leaves her and little brother Simon with their stern grandmother Lydia. Dared by the local kids, Katie visits spooky Potter's Pond late one night, which is rumored to be haunted. She stumbles on the gho
An impoverished psychology grad student manages the Wonder View Apartment in Hollywood in exchange for a rent-free apartment. When he gets mixed up with the bizarre tenants, he finds himself accused of murder.
Maurey, in a drunken spiral after the death of her father, loses her husband to another woman along with the custody of her son. In an alcoholic haze, she wanders into a local tavern where she meets Shane and Lloyd. Together they set out on a cross-country trek to retrieve her child. On the way, Sha
Naive young Marianne secretly visits her sweetheart Fossie, a young medic serving in the Vietnam War, at his post near the village of Song Tra Bong. The enlisted men are comforted by her innocent presence in the war zone, but Marianne eventually becomes disturbingly and hopelessly drawn into the madness of the conflict.
When a mail bomb explodes in a suburban Baltimore home, a man is left dead and his wife is seriously injured. The victim's troubled son, Drew Carrigan, is suspected until evidence suggests that he was the intended target. A veteran United States Postal Inspector teams up with a bright, Harvard-educa
Retired Air Force Major Matt Robinson and his two children, Nicholas and Angela, arrive in Zimbabwe where his mission for the United Nations International Wildlife Organization is to track and count the elephant population. They discover elephant poaching is going on and eventually the children expo
Based on the 1948 Oscar-winning film, "Naked City," which explores some of the stories of criminals, residents and visitors who make up New York, through the eyes of Officers Muldoon and Halloran of the NYPD Anti-Crime Unit. Two girls from Ohio in New York for vacation lose their money and luggage to a crooked limo driver. The women then find themselves suspects in a homicide case after Sergeant Muldoon and Officer Halloran discover a connection between them and the murder of a known drug dealer. Meanwhile, a professional "hit man," Chaz Villanueva, is hired to assassinate Halloran. He never suspects his life is in danger when he runs into his old high school friend Chaz.
Based on the play by Jane Anderson. Desperately poor Wanda LeFauve and her unemployed husband Al live in a cramped trailer in Shreveport, Louisiana. Wanda, expecting a fifth child, answers the newspaper ad of Rachel and Richard Luckman, an affluent, infertile couple who want a baby. But what at firs
Based on the 1948 Oscar-winning film, "Naked City," which explores some of the stories of criminals, residents and visitors who make up New York, through the eyes of Officers Muldoon and Halloran of the NYPD Anti-Crime Unit. Massive problems arise for Muldoon while he is searching for a serial killer, when an ace reporter, trying to grab big ratings, releases exclusive information about the killer.
Telefilm depicting story from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. Explores how two very different couples find the courage not only to do what is right, but to save a
Telefilm about New York Yankees baseball manager Joe Torre, who guided the team to a World Series championship in 1996 while overcoming tragic personal crises.
Civil rights activist Nelson Mandela and South African President F.W. De Klerk -- onetime ideological enemies -- see their nation through the potentially explosive transition from apartheid to racial equity.
Telefilm depicting two stories from the book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," involving the courageous efforts of non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue victims of the Holocaust. The first story focuses on Gertruda Babilinska, a Polish Catholic housekeeper who devoted her
Television movie remake of the 1960s courtroom drama series, "The Defenders." After the death of his eldest son and his partner in the law firm of Preston and Preston, senior partner, Lawrence Preston enlists his granddaughter, M.J, a former prosecutor, and his other son Don, a law professor, to continue the work of ensuring that every individual accused of a crime is entitled to a proper defense. In this telefilm, a father murders the rapist of his young daughter after the man is released from prison and moves back to his old neighborhood. The Prestons take the case even though the father is unrepentent and unwilling to offer the attorneys any help in finding legally mitigating circumstances for his actions.
Telefilm based on the true story of the weekend in December 1970 when Elvis Presley decided to leave Graceland and meet with President Nixon. For superstar performer Elvis Presley, the all-consuming need-of-the-moment is a change of pace, so he sneaks away from his bodyguards and heads for Washingto
A trilogy of stories set in the mythic West of 1875. Each segment depicts how a dead man's evil gun, passed from man to man, changes the lives of all who own it. The episodes are entitled: "The Great McDonacle," the story of Harry McDonacle, a second-rate performer in a traveling show who suddenly b
Kendrick Bragg, a rapper whose stardom has faded, helps four kids hone their music act. The kids are hoping to win enough money in a talent competition to help their mother pay a $5,000 tax bill.
A dark version of the classic Grimm Brothers' fairy tale, the story of Snow White set in Germany's Black Forest, circa 1493. Fair young Lilli's problems begin when her loving, widowed father marries the striking Claudia Alvise, a noblewoman who takes her direction from a dressing mirror that reflect
Sisters-in-law and best mates Dawn and Jackie work at a factory in a small Lancashire town. At one of their regular bingo sessions, Dawn wins the 100,000 pound National Jackpot. But their celebrations are cut short when Dawn discovers that the breast cancer she thought she had beaten has now returne
Set in 1960, a couple is imprisoned for violating a Virginia ban on interracial marriage. Based on the true story of an interracial couple who took their case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Former IRA terrorist Sean Dillon finds himself on dangerous ground when he is coerced by two British intelligence officers to collaborate with them on a dangerous mission with the IRA. Dillon finds himself caught among the Irish, British, Chinese and even the Mafia in a plan to disrupt a reception f
An African-American cop suspects that a highly-organized white supremacist secret society, called "The Phantoms," exists in his own police precinct. When he contacts the FBI, he gets no response. Deserted on all fronts, he puts his life in danger in order to gather evidence against the group. He fin
Exposing the excesses of the South African police state under apartheid, a political drama which unfolds when Marty Strydom, an idealistic university professor from a prominent white South African family, is accused of conspiring to subvert the racist regime after attending an Amnesty International
A trilogy of stories dramatizing three of the seven deadly sins -- lust, greed and anger. In "Lust," a married man begins to fantasize about a female neighbor, but when he finally learns the truth about her, he begins to appreciate his wife in a whole new light. In "Greed," a television movie produc
Documentary featuring stories from previous Olympic Winter Games. The program examines the Olympic experience of nine athletes, including East German figure skater Katarina Witt, the British ice dancing team of Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean, American speed skater Jack Shea, American bobsleder an
Documentary about the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Combines footage and interviews to examine the Olympic experience of several athletes from the United States, Australia, Estonia and the Netherlands.
Documentary that focuses on the actual day of the March 30, 1981, assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.
An in-depth look at how the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan changed public perception of the recently-elected president, and how events of that day were "managed" in order to build the mythology of "The Reagan Era." Features archival footage of Reagan's Hollywood and Washington year
A look back at four heavyweight champions whose careers mirrored the soul of the period in which they lived: Jack Johnson, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali.
Filmmaker Bud Greenspan chronicles the true stories behind five amateur athletes from previous Summer Olympics. Using rare archival footage and interviews, Greenspan profiles Ethiopian marathon runner Abebe Bikila, Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, Australian swimmer Duncan Armstrong, Russian Greco-R
Documentary highlighting the personal stories of athletes competing for the gold in the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan.
Documentary examines ratings, morals and sex on television. Features interviews with producer David Milch, writer Armistead Maupin, New York Times columnists Frank Rich and Stuart Elliot, Warner Bros. Television executive Jamie Kellner and broadcasting mogul Lowell Paxon.
Special introducing the Showtime series "The Hunger," through episode clips and interviews with the creators, directors and actors.
Publicity (TV Mini-Series)
Consists of four separate stories featuring women who are dealing with the unexpected twists and turns that life takes. In each story, one of the women is seeing psychiatrist Dr. Beth Noonan, who attempts to help each of them succesfully make a major transition in their lives, while Dr. Noonan strug
Adaptation of Armistead Maupin's third novel about the lives of the residents of 28 Barbary Lane in San Francisco. Set in 1981, four years after "More Tales of the City" concluded, this installment finds Michael Tolliver pursuing cops, cowboys and a closeted movie star, Cage Tyler, while getting ove
In 2006, a nuclear war devastastes humanity, leaving only small pockets of civilization, mostly in Australia; but radioactive fallout is drifting into the Southern Hemisphere. The story centers on a love triangle among American submarine commander Dwight Towers; Moira Davidson, an Australian woman;
An aging Joe Bonanno visits present-day Sicily and reflects on his life. Sent to America to escape Mussolini's fascists, Joe at first struggles to make ends meet as a barber, but then a Mob-connected cousin helps him gain entry into the world of organized crime. Bonanno becomes a successful bootlegg
Adapted from Armistead Maupin's second novel about the lives of the residents of 28 Barbary Lane, an apartment house in San Francisco. Set in 1977, Mary Ann Singleton and Michael Tolliver go on a Mexican cruise in search of romance, much to the dismay of Michael's roommate, Mona Ramsey. Mary Ann mee
Television movie that follows different individuals who are affected by mysterious illnesses when they return home from the Persian Gulf. Jim Tuite, a former Presidential Secret Service agent working for Senator Donald Riegle, not only discovers that many veterans are affected by Gulf War Syndrome,
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