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Film Production - Main (feature film)
"How come nobody's ever tried to be a superhero?" When Dave Lizewski - ordinary New York teenager and rabid comic-book geek - dons a green-and-yellow, internet-bought wetsuit to become the no-nonsense vigilante, Kick-Ass, he soon finds an answer to his own question: because it hurts. But, overcoming all the odds, the eager yet inexperienced Dave quickly becomes a phenomenon, capturing the imagination of the public. However, he's not the only superhero out there - the fearless and highly-trained father-daughter crime-fighting duo, Big Daddy and Hit-Girl have been slowly but surely taking down the criminal empire of local Mafioso, Frank D'Amico. And, as Kick-Ass gets drawn into their no-holds-barred world of bullets and bloodletting with Frank's son, Chris, now reborn as Kick-Ass's arch-nemesis, Red Mist - the stage is set for a final showdown between the forces of good and evil - in which the DIY hero will have to live up to his name. Or die trying.
Ryan has long been contented with his unencumbered lifestyle lived out across America in airports, hotels and rental cars. He can carry all he needs in one wheel-away case; he's a pampered, elite member of every travel loyalty program in existence; and he's close to attaining his lifetime goal of 1
Chuck Levine and Larry Valentine are the pride of their fire station: two guy''s guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Salt-of-the-earth widower Larry wants just one thing: to protect his family. His buddy Chuck also wants one thing: to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in that favor big time when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry''s domestic partner on some city forms. Easy. Nobody will ever know. But when an overzealous, spot-checking bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple''s arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Forced to improvise as love-struck newlyweds, Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a hilarious charade of domestic bliss under one roof. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure, the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family.
Not long after recovering from seemingly mortal wounds, Elektra, the deadly female ninja, has severed all ties with the world, living only for her next assignment. But in an unexpected turn of events, she is forced to make a decision that can take her life in a new direction - or destroy her. Key pl
With only a few hours left in the calendar year, Precinct 13, one of Detroit''s oldest precinct houses, is closing. Amid heavy snowfall and unsafe road conditions, only a few lawmen remain on duty for New Year''s Eve. They are headed by Sergeant Jake Roenick, a good cop wrestling with bad memories of a fatal undercover ''op'' from the previous spring. Roenick and Precinct 13 have both seen better days. Early on December 31st, deep in the city, formidable crime lord Marion Bishop, is cornered by an undercover cop. Their ensuing struggle leaves the cop dead--and Bishop, captured, by the Organized Crime and Racketeering Squad that Marcus Duvall runs. Bishop is handcuffed and herded onto a prison bus with several criminals: junkie Beck, hustler Smiley, and gang member Anna. But the battering snowstorm stops the bus well short of its high-security destination and strands it at the remote Precinct 13-- where, as night falls, the prisoners are temporarily incarcerated. This influx of prisoners irks Roenick, almost as much as visiting police psychologist Alex Sabian does. But Precinct 13''s provocative secretary Iris Ferry and salty veteran cop Jasper "Old School" O''Shea won''t let the increasing workload deter them from celebrating--until two masked gunmen break in and attack the guards from the bus. The gunmen are just barely beaten back, and everyone inside Precinct 13 realizes that more will come--to extract crime lord Bishop, but also armed and ready to shoot anyone and everyone else. The cops, looking to the reluctant Roenick for leadership, and the cons, looking to the steely Bishop for an angle, must join forces to live. Fortifying themselves with minimal weaponry and maximum courage, they will not go gently into the bad night. As they fight to the death, the thin lines between good and bad bleed together.
Television movie about the 1963 kidnapping of Frank Sinatra Jr. Hours before his concert in Lake Tahoe, Frank Sinatra Jr. was kidnapped from his hotel at gunpoint by two men, Barry Keenan and Joseph Clyde Amsler. Sinatra was then brought to Los Angeles and held for a few harrowing days by Keenan, Am
In America, the police are sworn to uphold the law and protect the innocent. But on the streets, it's everyone for themselves--and the streets are where policeman Eldon Perry honed his craft. Perry is a veteran cop in Los Angeles, one of the toughest cities in the world. A member of the LAPD's elite
Holiday tale based on Kay Thompson's classic character six year old mischievous Eloise who lives in the Plaza Hotel in New York City with her nanny and various pets.
Based on Kay Thompson's classic character, this is the story of Eloise, a mischievous six-year-old who lives in New York City's Plaza Hotel with her nanny and various pets.
Special agent Alex Scott and middleweight world champion Kelly Robinson are reluctantly paired for a dangerous mission to recover the Switchblade, the U.S.''s latest and most technologically sophisticated reconnaissance aircraft. The prototype spy plane has fallen into the hands of a nefarious arms dealer, Arnold Gundars, who plans to sell it to the highest bidder - a rogue terrorist with access to nuclear warheads. After the U.S. government fails to retrieve the plane through the normal undercover channels, the president asks Robinson to provide civilian cover for agent Scott to find the stealth aircraft before the terrorist transforms it into a delivery system for weapons of mass destruction. Scott needs Robinson to penetrate Gundars'' palatial headquarters in Budapest. An avid boxing fan, Gundars is staging a championship bout between the undefeated Robinson (57-0) and the reigning European titleholder. The real contest takes place outside the ring, however, between the cocky Robinson and the put-upon Scott. After a series of near disasters, the two men finally bond in the depths of the Budapest sewer system. Robinson, the womanizer, coaches the shy, insecure Scott in the art of seduction so he can woo Rachel, the beautiful agent who is on assignment with them. In turn, Scott introduces Robinson to the dazzling world of espionage and high-tech spy gadgetry.
Set during the 1960s, the movie tells the true story of the friendship between two Chicago Bears running backs -- Brian Piccolo, a white player who had to work hard to excel on the football field, and Gale Sayers, a black player who was naturally gifted. A bond grows between the players and their fa
Sophia Myles must find her place in the world upon the untimely death of her husband, Reverend Nathaniel Myles. When Mary Margaret, a local real-estate maven and church leader, divides the parishioners by soliciting votes for a land development deal, the intimate feel of the small Missouri town is t
Max Hanson is an 18-year-old with a picture-perfect family, close friends and a passion for ice hockey; but trouble brews beneath the facade. His domineering mother, Sophie, lives vicariously through her son, and Max's father, Ed, is unable to bridge the gap between the two. When Max meets Molly Whi
Cyclops. Jean Grey. Storm... They are the children of the atom, homo superior, the next link in the chain of evolution. Each was born with a unique genetic mutation, which at puberty manifested itself in extraordinary powers: Cyclops' eyes release an energy beam that can rip holes through mountains;
Behind the gothic stone facade and pretentious air of art history and tradition at New England's Pendelton College--just named the safest university in the country--classic urban legends are being realized with fatal results. But who is doing it? And why? As Pendelton's American folklore instructor,
Gordan Tallas, a seasoned detective, becomes fixated on the capture of a child molester, but has difficulty convicting the criminal once in his grasp due to uncooperating witnesses and lack of evidence.
A TV anchorwoman sells her soul to the devil to become thin.
After his father's "accidental" death, a book-smart college student becomes a sinister assassin's next target. After an accidental encounter teams him with a resourceful young woman, he goes on the run and unravels a conspiracy that threatens America's safety.
Chevy Chase, Farrah Fawcett When Jack Sturges falls in love with collage artist Sandra Archer and plans to marry her, Archer''s son, Ben, does everything he can to prevent the match. Ben polices the house at night, making sure everyone stays in separate beds. He scoffs at Jack''s attempt to make breakfast and compels his would-be dad to join the very unhip YMCA Indian Guides program with him.
Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to wear a scarlet "A" until an Indian attack unites the Puritans and leads to a reevaluation of their laws and morals.
Unauthorized television movie tracing the pop music superstar Madonna's first years in New York, from 1978 through 1984 -- including relationships with her father and her first manager.
A wealthy tycoon hires the world''s unluckiest accountant to find his equally unfortunate daughter.
During the clearcutting of a forest, a controversy over land claims erupts and a lawyer arrives to represent the Native Americans. One of the Indians cannot suppress his anger and kidnaps the manager of the paper mill and the lawyer, taking them on a wild journey.
Harry Crumb, a bumbling wanna-be private eye related by birth to a line of crack detectives, gets assigned to a lucrative kidnapping case, but only because his slimy boss doesn't want it solved for motives of his own. Crumb investigates, tripping over his own feet at every turn en route to finding
A television movie about a city couple living in a quaint New England village who suspect their charming neighbors may be members of a 300-year-old witches' coven. When Linda and Jerry Lebon decide to escape the pressure of city life by buying an old house on remote Devin Island, the original, Beatr
Sequel to "Outrageous" (1977), directed by Richard Benner. A look at the life of a female impersonator and his friends.
While his parents are away, a teenager and his friends discover that the "gate" to hell is located in his backyard.
A wife and mother struggles to recover her self-identity and the love of her family after a terrible car accident leaves her with total amnesia. After lying in a coma for nearly two weeks after the accident, Beverly Slater wakes and discovers she has suffered a memory loss. She tries hard to relearn
Inspired by the real-life story of Jerry Rosenberg, a small-time Brooklyn hood and convicted killer who escaped the electric chair to become one of America's first jailhouse lawyers and ended up as spokesman for the convicts during the infamous Attica uprising, this well-received drama had Tony Danz
Based largely on the 1983 trial in Los Angeles of Dr. Carl A. Galloway against both CBS and Dan Rather, following a Rather report on "60 Minutes" linking the doctor with a pill-dispensing clinic, this fictional account (filmed in Toronto) parallels the case to a great extent, pitting a small-time la
A comic science-fiction story about an anti-hero in a not-so-distant time. Aram Fingal, a tiny cog in the giant wheel of a huge conglomerate, becomes lost in the inner workings of a massive computer when he illegally taps its off-limits "old movie" storage bank, and is "trans-computerized" into Rick
Film Production - Lighting/Electrical (feature film)
Semi-biographical story of Thomas Kinkade and how he was motivated to become an aritst when his mother was in danger of losing the family home.
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.
Paige, a pre-med student from Wisconsin, is on the fast track toward her life-long goals. Edward, the Crown Prince of Denmark, is trying to escape a life he never chose. Needing an escape from his royal life, Edward treks to Wisconsin and poses as "Eddie," a college student. Now they''ve fallen in love and Edward is in line to become Denmark''s King. Paige has to choose between two dreams--becoming a princess, or the doctor she''s always wanted to be.
How far can an undercover cop go into the ruthless underworld of an urban drug cartel, filled with violence, power, and money, before he no longer can find his way out? Detective Jeffrey Cole is going undercover on a mission so dangerous, it could cost him his life... and possibly his soul. The targ
In the 21st century, information is the ultimate commodity. In a world where cyberspace is a workaday reality and outlaw hackers thrive, the most valuable information must sometimes be transported by mnemonic couriers--professionals like Johnny who offer the ultimate in security and confidentiality. Johnny contracts to deliver priceless data for a pair of scientists, defectors from Pharmkom, the world''s third largest corporation. The massive upload is too much for the mnemonic implant embedded in Johnny''s brain. With no idea of what he''s carrying, Johnny must find the secret access-codes that allow him to download the information--or die. But data-overload isn''t the only thing threatening his life. The Yakuza, the world''s most powerful crime-syndicate, are working for Pharmakom. Takahashi, the Yakuza sector chief, distrusts his own men; he secretly hires the ruthless bounty hunter known as Street Preacher and orders him to bring in Johnny''s head--cryogenically preserved.
Sequel to "The Gate" taking place several years later as 15-year-old Terry returns to the site of the gate to summon the "Old Ones" in order to help his alcoholic father.
Film Production - Main (TV Mini-Series)
A network journalist calls upon her ex-lover to defend her when she is charged with murder. During the sensational trial, the attorney falls in love with his married associate. When her husband is murdered, the lawyer is charged with the crime.
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