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Divorced with two kids, Jackie is facing her fortieth birthday, and she is depressed. Her friend decides that they should go to Hawaii to celebrate but backs out once they're at the airport. Although full of trepidation, Jackie goes solo. The trip turns into a series of firsts, including surfing les
Eric, a handsome ex-hockey player turned sportscaster, is living the perfect gay life at home with his lawyer boyfriend, Sam. However, their closely-closeted paradise is threatened when they receive news that Sam's brother Billy's ex-girlfriend has died, leaving custody of her son Scot to Billy. E
Adaptation of the David France book chronicles the class action suit filed by a Boston attorney on behalf of sexual abuse victims harmed by priests of the local Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church.
Fourteen year old Annie draws the attention of Nick, two years her senior. He charms her into bed and leaves her with an STD. Annie's mother, Trish, starts a crusade against teen sex and somehow they have to regain the common ground they've lost.
Based on the true story of a violent racially motivated murder that took place in Jasper, Texas in June of 1998. A black man, James Byrd, Jr., was chained to the back of apick-up truck and dragged to his death by three white men. Almost overnight, the small town was thrust into the blinding glare
The Hartes and the Golds, two families who have been close friends and neighbors for years, are struck by tragedy when their teenaged children attempt to carry out a "suicide pact" and one child dies.
It's 1961 in Chacahoula, Louisiana, and Ruby Delacroix runs a waterfront honkytonk for her black customers. Ruby wants more from life, but right now she's played out. She has all she can handle with keeping up her juke joint, raising her impulsive young daughter, Emerald, and enduring her brooding h
To save her kidnapped son, Jane, an ex-employee to data and weapons giant TRW, must break into the company's headquarters and steal invaluable armament information. She is able to rescue her son, but only after it's too late does she realize that the kidnappers are going to frame her for the murder
Gabrielle, a passionate and naive young woman leaves her Montreal home during the Depression to take on her first teaching job in a small prairie town. While she adjusts to her new life and the unusual characters, the town erupts over her unorthodox teaching methods. Eventually winning the approval
After a break-in at the Federal Gold Reserve in New York City, Chief Investigator Edgar Clanteen must find a way to recover 40 million dollars worth of gold and apprehend the criminals. Meanwhile, petty thief Alvin Sanders is doing time in jail for stealing a truckload of prawns. Upon his arrest, Sanders spends eight hours in jail with a man named Jaster, who just happens to be one of the two men responsible for the gold heist. When Jaster suddenly dies of a heart attack in jail, Clanteen, as well as Jaster''s missing partner Bristol, are convinced that his last words to Alvin reveled the secret hiding place of the gold. After arranging an early release for Alvin, Clanteen plants on him a tracking device that he is sure will lead straight to the stolen stash -- if Bristol doesn''t get to him first.
Television movie based on the true story of Loretta Claiborne, a mentally and physically challenged African-American woman, who became a champion Special Olympics athlete. Unable to walk or talk before the age of 4, Claiborne holds the Special Olympics record for the one-mile run, has completed more
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
A trilogy of stories that depict ordinary people overcoming extraordinary problems with the strength of their love for each other. In "A Love Song For a Champ," an up-and-coming boxer breaks the rules in order to earn much-needed money for his family. Though his money-making scheme does not go as pl
With the flip of her hair and a twirl of her skirt, Darlene "Woo" Bates is more than just a drop-dead beauty with a notorious knack for turning men into mush. She''s one woman who''s not afraid to take what she wants. Dare to hang on to her skirt tails, and you''ve entered Woo''s world. Following a tip from her psychic friend, Woo is out to meet the man of her dreams, and nothing will stand in her way. This hilarious, character-driven comedy is about the sparks that fly when Woo is set up on a blind date with Tim Jackson, a shy, straight-laced law clerk who is Woo''s polar opposite. In a wildly unpredictable night to remember, this mismatched couple cuts a path of destruction and chaos through Manhattan, wreaking havoc wherever they go. Over the course of events, it looks as if Tim will either fall for Woo or fall apart. But as night turns to drawn, he discovers she has added something that was missing in his life, and they both realize that opposites truly do attract.
Hallie Richmond, the President's teenage daughter, is tired of the dull routine of photo ops and public appearances on behalf of her father. She would rather be a regular girl and hang out at the mall and go to school dances. When insecure Duncan Fletcher asks her out on a date, they ditch the Secre
Television movie based on the autobiography "My Own Country," by Dr. Abraham Verghese, an Ethiopian/East Indian physician specializing in infectious diseases in a small rural Tennessee town in the mid 1980s. Verghese's treatment of HIV-positive patients jeopardizes his assimilation into the small co
A beautiful young single mother, Nimi, feels the pressure from the expatriate Nigerian community in which she lives to get married. Coincidentally, her precocious young son has just met his hero, an cynical English comic book writer, and decides that he is the perfect match for his beloved mother. T
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 muckraking reporter, who is found guilty of a murder he didn''t commit, is mistakenly released from prison. Seeking to flee, he is eventually confronted by two cops, one of whom becomes injured and ultimately dies. Although he is found innocent of the first murder, the reporter must stand trial for murdering the policeman.
Follows the courtcase of a young man who has been beaten to death by members of a reactionary organization rallying against minorities. Although lawyers Don and M.J, Preston are morally opposed to the brutality of the case, they find themselves acting as counsel for one of the defendants who has been charged with murder. In an effort to correct the obvious injustice that claimed a young boy''s life, the Prestons take on a wrongful-death lawsuit against the leader of the right-wing group and find themselves caught up in a legal battle involving the First Amendment.
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
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.
A young businessman with a skill for magic tricks breaks down en route to his fiancee's parents' house on Christmas and ends up spending the holiday with a very different kind of family.
Although married, Sal, the foreman of North Shore Fish in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is having an affair with Flo, the "batter" person on the assembly line. Complicating matters, Sal's right-hand man, Porker, is also enamored of Flo. The workers must unite, however, when the factory is threatened wi
Set in a provincial 1950s English coastal town, a black comedy about obsession and murder which traces the doomed relationships and Oedipal goings-on between a mother, Marjorie Beasly, her daughter Joyce and an orphaned, young sailor, Harold, who washes up in town with little more than his estranged brother's address to build a new life on. Mrs. Beasly, decides to take in this lodger who has an addiction to sweets taken to calm his violent tendencies. Mrs. Beasly, attempts to maintain the illusion of herself as the upholder of tradtional family values, she makes it her business to seduce the vulnerable Harold--mindless of the uncomfortable position in which both her husband and daughter are placed... Behind the curtains of their immaculate home, the seeds of discontent have been sown.
Behind-the-scenes story of a fictional talk show and the battle for ratings. A naive but ambitious young producer is manipulated by the seasoned executive producer into creating controversial ratings-grabbing shows that begin to weigh on her conscience. When she befriends a young prostitute and book
Joe is a former rocker who's about to marry into money. He's traded in his hard-living, party-hardy and ultimately self-destructive rock 'n' roll persona for that of an upwardly mobile executive with his ruthlessly capitalistic father-in-law-to-be's demolition company. Joe and his fiancee Melissa se
Adaptation of Tom Griffin's off-Broadway play about a group of developmentally disturbed men who share a home in a suburban neighborhood.
Two Jamaican cousins struggle to survive in their "not so perfect" new world--the streets of contemporary Toronto.
Drama about a married couple who grow apart, lead separate lives and then rediscover their strong emotional connection.
Based on the true story of the wife of a Connecticut State's Attorney who attempts to rescue her husband from pro-British kidnappers in 1779.
A wager between two novelists about committing the perfect crime becomes real when a murder occurs under the circumstances they had plotted in jest and either one of them might be the killer.
The lives of a couple sailing in the Pacific become imperiled when they nurse a mysterious, shipwrecked duo back to health.
A bank clerk and struggling actor lands the role of a cop in a reality-based TV series and becomes dangerously drawn into his new character.
While prosecuting a child-abuse case, a lawyer realizes she has repressed an incident of abuse from her childhood. Based on a true story.
An English maid scrimps and saves to fulfill her dream of travelling to Paris to purchase a dress from the House of Dior.
A television movie based on the true story of Bruce Curtis, an eighteen year-old Nova Scotia youth convicted of aggravated manslaughter in New Jersey in 1982. The case received widespread attention because many felt there had been a miscarriage of justice.
A dark comedy that delves beneath the surface to expose the unusual and the unfaithful in a small Northern town.
The respected, veteran editor of an international fashion magazine is challenged by an ambitious young executive when an infamous publisher threatens to buy out the company.
Film Production - Main (feature film)
Fairy-tale romance about a princess and the young man who takes her into an enchanted forest to view the magical unicorns, but things go awry when the malevolent King of Darkness seks to ensnare the princess for himself.
Life in the court of England's volatile King Henry VIII is a perilous one for Elizabeth I. Her mother was beheaded by the king when Elizabeth was only two years old. The 11-year-old wants to become queen someday, but is third in line for the throne, behind her sickly brother Edward and sinister sist
Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. A 14-year-old Confederate girl is forced to become an adult as she experiences love and loss during the Civil War. In this fictional story set in the 1860s
Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. Set in 1919, the story concerns two sisters from Tennessee, Nellie Lee and Erma Jean, who try to recover after a vicious act of racism results in the death
In 57 B.C., young Cleopatra, the future queen of Egypt, desperately tries to help her father, King Ptolemy Auletes, the Pharaoh of Egypt, keep hold of his crown in the face of angry citizens and his power-hungry eldest daughter. The King and Cleopatra turn to Julius Caesar and the Roman Empire for a
Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. Lucinda Lawrence and her family are living in Gonzalez, a Texas settlement of Americans, as war breaks out between the U.S. and Mexico in the 1830s. Lucinda
Set in 15th century Spain, young Princess Isabel finds herself torn between her two brothers -- the controlling Enrique, who is the legitimate heir to the throne, and the kindly Alfonso, who has been named King by the rebels. Determined not to be married to an unwanted suitor by the domineering Enri
Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. After 65 days cooped up with her parents on the "Mayflower," 12-year-old Remember Patience Whipple has finally arrived in the New World. As "Mem" writes in
Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. Set in 1847, this story follows the struggles of a newly arrived, young Irish immigrant girl as she deals with prejudice and miserable working conditions in
Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. Zippy, a 12-year-old Russian-Jewish girl and her family struggle to adjust to their new lives in turn-of-the-century New York City. When her older sister ma
Twelve-year-old Clotee lives on a Virginia plantation and has secretly taught herself how to read and write. Clotee discovers that Mr. Harms, the tutor of the household, is also a conductor on the Underground Railroad that transports escaped slaves to the North. When two friends in love are in dange
Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. In the story, at the height of the American Revolution, 16-year-old Abby spends most of her time indoors with her loving family: Papa, who is a cobbler; Mam
Special based on the Scholastic book series that tells fictional stories about heroic young women during important periods in American history. Caty, a 16-year-old Quaker girl living in 1763 Delaware, and her younger brother Thomas are kidnapped by Lenape Indians, forcing her into a frightening new
Casting (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries about a father's fight for justice when his daughter, Holly Maddux, is murdered by her boyfriend, Ira Einhorn, a famous activist and founder of Earth Day, in 1977. Prior to his trial (he claimed that the CIA had framed him), Einhorn fled the country in 1981 after posting bail. A Pennsylva
A two-part miniseries based on Ann Rule's book, "Small Sacrifices." A mother is accused of shooting her three children in 1983 in a small town in Oregon as a "sacrifice" to her married lover. A determined district attorney uncovers the circumstances surrounding the crime.
Casting (TV Mini-Series)
A woman's murder consumes a small Long Island, New York, town and its church community. As the police close in on the victim's husband, Stephen Carrow -- a wealthy and influential doctor -- everything rests on the testimony of Jenny Moran, his former mistress who is trying to pull her life together
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