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Pierre Dulaine is a Manhattan dance teacher and competitor who volunteers his time to teach ballroom dancing to a diverse group of New York inner-city high school students serving detention. The students are initially skeptical of Dulaine, especially when they learn what he''s there to teach them, but his unwavering commitment and dedication slowly inspire them to embrace his program. In fact, they even take it one step further and combine Dulaine''s classical dance with their unique hip-hop style and music to create a high-energy, unique fusion. As Dulaine becomes a mentor for his students, many of whom haven''t had much to strive towards in their lives, he inspires them to hone their craft for a prestigious city ballroom competition, and in return they share with each other valuable lessons about pride, respect and honor.
Young and sheltered Paul leaves his Midwestern town to attend New York University, but he is frustrated by the antipathy of his new roommates, who instantly brand him a loser and conspire to drive him from the dorm. His spirits are bolstered when he catches sight of beautiful co-ed Dora, but his eff
The brave crime-fighting graduates of Police Academy are back to train a bunch of new recruits in the hilarious sequel "Police Academy 3: Back in Training" (1986). The Governor is out to cut the police budget, and that means one of two schools will have to go. Can the incompetent alumni of Commandant Lassard''s Academy step in to save the day? Starring Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf and master-of-noise Michael Winslow.
Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)
The revelation of a family secret and an even bigger, fatter wedding brings the Portokalos family together again.
The Umbrella Corporation's deadly T-virus continues to ravage Earth, transforming the global population into legions of increasingly lethal undead. The human race's last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella's impenetrable operations facility. Attempting a death-defying escape from the vast, high-tech complex, with the help of a crew of elite commandos, Alice battles her way through the city-scapes of Tokyo, New York, Moscow and Washington, D.C. Along the way, she encounters a series of mind-blowing revelations that will force her to rethink everything she once believed. Aided by new-found allies and familiar friends, Alice finds a new reason to fight for the survival of a hostile world on the brink of oblivion. The countdown has begun.
In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice, continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.
David Rice has grown up with a mysterious power of which many have dreamed. He is completely and utterly mobile, able to zap through wormholes in the space-time fabric to any city, any building, any place at all that his mind desires. In the blink of an eye, he can "jump" from one side of the earth
Guru Pitka was once an ordinary American child, until his family left him at the gates of an Indian ashram to be raised by the exhaulted Guru Tugginmypuddha. Growing up in the small fishing village of Harenmahkeester, Pitka was schooled in the inner secrets of spiritual attainment along with his friend and sole rival, Deepak Chopra. But now, Chopra is a massive celebrity in America, and Pitka is still playing second-fiddle without even an "Oprah" episode on his resume. Determined to share his unending insights into the nature of life and get famous to boot, Pitka responds to a fateful call for help from Jane Bullard, owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team. It seems her star player, Darren Roanoke has gone overnight from being a big hero to a big zero-scorer because his wife, Prudence, left him and is now dating the L.A. Kings'' legendary goalie, Jacques "Le Coq" Grande. Pitka''s new quest--to restore loving bliss between Darren and Prudence and attain the celestial heights of the Stanley Cup--will challenge everything he thought he knew about the inner workings of truth, love, happiness and hockey.
Aspiring reporter Kit Kittredge can't resist bringing home strays, whether it's Grace, an abandoned basset hound, or Will and Countee, a pair of young hobos willing to trade work for meals. Bright, inquisitive and generous, Kit is a natural born leader. But her happy childhood is abruptly interrupte
When young Eric O'Neill is promoted out of his low-level surveillance job and into the headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of becoming reality. Even more impressive, O'Neill is hand picked to work for renowned operative Robe
Tom Baker and wife Kate, hoping to bring their family together for a memorable summer vacation, take their 12 offspring to the rustic Lake Winnetka. But their retreat soon becomes cutthroat when they enter into a competition with the over-achieving members of a large family headed by Tom's long-time
During the Great Depression, a common-man hero, James J. Braddock--a.k.a. the "Cinderella Man"--was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. By the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-prizefighter was seemingly as broken-down, beaten-up and out-of-luck as much of the rest of the American populace who had hit rock bottom. His career appeared to be finished, he was unable to pay the bills, the only thing that mattered to him--his family--was in danger, and he was even forced to go on Public Relief. But deep inside, Jim Braddock never relinquished his determination. Driven by love, honor and an incredible dose of grit, he willed an impossible dream to come true. In a last-chance bid to help his family, Braddock returned to the ring. No one thought he had a shot. However Braddock, fueled by something beyond mere competition, kept winning. Suddenly, the ordinary working man became the mythic athlete. Carrying the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders, Braddock rocketed through the ranks, until this underdog chose to do the unthinkable: take on the heavyweight champ of the world, the unstoppable Max Baer, renowned for having killed two men in the ring.
A biopic inspired by true events in the life of renowned boxing manager Jackie Kallen, a middle-aged Jewish mother from Michigan, who guided the careers of several, hi-profile, professional boxers, including four world champions such as: middleweight champ James "Lights Out" Toney, as well as Bronco
Chicago lawyer John Clark knows his life is almost perfect. He loves his beautiful wife, he''s built a successful career and raised two wonderful kids. And yet, the workday is always the same routine, the commute is a grind and the family''s usually too busy to spend time together. Sometimes John wonders if this is all there is, until one evening on his way home from work he gets off his train and does the unthinkable. Without tellling a soul, he secretly begins taking dance lessons. Suddenly, John is thrust into a whole new world--of motion, music, camaraderie and passion. As this very serious man becomes literally light on his feet, his whole life, and marriage, transforms.
William Forrester, once a Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, now spends his days as a unkempt recluse who sits in his window spying on boys playing basketball in the schoolyard below. One of those boys, Jamal Wallace, is an exceptional athlete whose ticket out of the projects is only partially due to
Nick Chen is one of the NYPD''s most decorated officers. The first Chinese-born immigrant on the force, Chen has used his close ties with a group of Chinese "businessmen" known as the Triads to rise through the ranks. Now, a gold shield detective and the star officer on the city''s highly touted Asian gang unit, it''s Chen''s job to keep peace in Chinatown. But a turf war has erupted between the Triads and the newly arrived and brutally violent Fukienese Dragons. As the precarious peace in Chinatown is interrupted, the NYPD beefs up the Asian Gang Unit with a new recruit: an idealistic cop, Danny Wallace, who is unaware of how power and influence have compromised his superiors. When the Tongs boldly attempt to corrupt this young officer, Chen is forced to realign his loyalties.
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.
The funny and poignant story of two outcast thirteen year old boys, one a slow giant and the other a tiny genius, who are ostracized as freaks by the other kids in town but emerge triumphant thanks to their powerful and unique friendship.
A young woman is about to marry a very straight-laced rising young politician. Her long divorced parents (with their current spouces) attend the wedding and the old sparks begin to ignite between them.
Connie Doyle is a Jersey girl who moves to New York City to find her fortune. Connie promptly meets con man Steve DeCunzo who lets her move in with him. When she becomes pregnant, however, he refuses to accept any responsibility. Alone and destitute, Connie seeks refuge in Grand Central station and mistakenly boards a Boston-bound passenger train where she meets another pregnant woman, Patricia Winterbourne, who''s on her way to meet her wealthy in-laws for the first time. The wheel of fortune turns and the train derails, killing both Patricia and her husband Hugh. Connie wakes up eight days later with a newborn son and a new identity. The next thing she knows, she''s being taken to the Winterbourne Mansion in Marblehead, Massachusetts where her ''new family'' awaits her arrival. The surviving grandson and daughter-in-law immediately become the focus of Grace Winterbourne''s life, easing the pain from the loss of her son. But for Connie, winning over Bill--Hugh''s surviving twin--proves more daunting.
Biopic of convicted mobster John Gotti. Based on the book "Gotti: Rise and Fall" as well as court transcripts, newspaper and magazine articles, and FBI surveillance tape transcripts. The movie follows the flamboyant Gotti's rise to power, his seemingly invincible success in avoiding convictions in a
Adaptation of Tom Griffin's off-Broadway play about a group of developmentally disturbed men who share a home in a suburban neighborhood.
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.
A woman's rejected lover seeks revenge on her and her family.
Film adaptation of the popular 1960s television sitcom, with the bumbling officers from Brooklyn's 53rd precinct attempting to protect a federal witness from the mob.
A divorced yuppie father''s strained relationship with his son begins to mend after a bizarre twist of fate transforms him into the new Santa.
Incoming freshman Tom Lawrence is mistakenly sent to party-hardy seven-year student James 'Droz' Andrews for a tour of the campus. Immediately a series of incredibly un-PC adventures begin.
When an unsuccessful talent agent discovers a charismatic twelve year-old street urchin and lands her a lucrative commercial career, they develop a love/hate relationship.
Set against the backdrop of the 1992 Olympic Figure Skating Competition, the film centers on the life of Doug Dorsey, a brash, blue collar hockey player who is destined for stardom in the NHL until an overzealous opponent leaves him blindsided. In a last ditch effort to capture the Gold, he teams up
Set in a changing Brooklyn neighborhood, a traditional music competition at a local high school is being eliminated and the neighborhood rallies with students to keep the program, in which students write and perform in an original musical.
Four mental patients are accidentally separated from their therapist on an outing to a baseball game in New York City.
Updated version of Howard Hawks' 1940 film "His Girl Friday" and Lewis Milestone's 1931 film "The Front Page" which were based on the Hecht-MacArthur play "The Front Page." In this version, the story focuses on a career television news anchorwoman, fed up with having no social life, preparing to mar
After 26 years of marriage, Steve and his wife Jackie decide to call it quits. The newly divorced workaholic finds himself thrust back into the dating scene but the bars and the singles scene is not what either of them expected.
Film Production - Construction/Set (TV Mini-Series)
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