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Cast (feature film)
Follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.
Ensemble comedy about the concept that marriage should be a seven-year contract with an option to renew.
A struggling father and former addict pursues his dream of acting in Hollywood.
Examines the days immediately following the assassination of John F. Kennedy from Jackie Kennedy's point-of-view.
Two sisters who are maids at a hotel accidentally kill one of the guests and cover it up.
An adult Huckleberry Finn and his friend Tom Sawyer are present-day treasure seekers.
An expert deprogrammer is hired to save a family's brainwashed daughter from a cult.
Rango is a chameleon living as an ordinary family pet that dreams of being a fearless hero and is challenged to become just that when he inadvertently becomes the sheriff of a lawless desert town called Dirt.
A silent screen swashbuckler faces career problems with the coming of sound.
Two North Carolina gay twins Gary and Larry are wild about Dolly Parton. They left their small town home ten years ago to make it in Hollywood and are finally ready to deliver their script to Dolly. In a RV named Jolene, the brothers embark on a trip of a lifetime. As they cross the country, their r
An eleven-year-old hermaphrodite is being raised in a trailer by her white trash brother. She sees an opportunity to be something more than she has been when an African-American dancer friend gets hurt and has to drop out of the school talent show. With the help of a heavyset Asian lesbian friend an
Convinced that a cable news cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together.
Work has become an obsession for Detective Tom Adkins since the disappearance of his ten-year-old son, Tommy Jr. When an early morning phone call leads him to the mangled remains of a young boy who was brutally murdered 50 years ago, Adkins takes on the case in hopes of finding absolution. His inves
After a bloody bank robbery gone wrong Billy is caught by the police and is sentenced to life in prison. Seven years later a jurisdictional technicality forces Billy to be tried in a neighboring state, giving his loving Betty the chance to bust him out during the prison transfer.
Vanessa gets a dose of reality when Philip, her one true love, ends their relationship, again. The quirky teen enrolls in his school to win him back, but ends up making matters worse. Downgraded to social outcast, Vanessa struggles to reclaim Philip's affection. Luckily, when Vanessa is declared a c
Bad Blake is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can't help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician. As he struggles down the road of redemption, Bad learns the hard way just how tough life can be on one man's crazy heart.
To the outside eye, Joel Reynold seems to have everything. After all, being the owner of a business he built from the ground up - with its patented brand of culinary extracts - should make the "Extract King" a happy man. However, if Joel hasn't reached his front door by 8 o'clock, he'll find his wif
Scientist David Terran has written bestsellers about the dangers of Earth's magnetic fields, but his unconventional theories have made him a joke amongst his colleagues. Even his best friend, Martin Ward, refuses to take David's scientific ideas seriously. Denied the respect he deserves, David giv
A photographer unwittingly catches a serial killer in the act and develops a symbiotic relationship with him.
Henry Poole just wants to disappear. Shattered by circumstances beyond his control, he offers full price on a cookie cutter house in a drab, middle-class, L.A. neighborhood through his perky realtor Meg. But just as he settles in to his indulgent isolation with a case of vodka and all the junk food
A moment of random violence erupts in an ordinary Los Angeles diner. The survivors find that the meanings of their lives have changed. No matter how much their families and friends attempt to understand, these individuals must follow their own paths to recovery seeking to regain trust in a world tha
A poacher has to elude the Texas Rangers and the mob after stealing drug money.
Her mega-church doesn't understand her, so Reverend Debbie Laramie packs up and moves to Paradise, Texas to start again. When the new church burns down, Reverend Debbie rallies the community to come together.
Set in Los Angeles in the year 2008 during a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with an adult film star developing her own reality television project and a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
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
It is the most memorable photograph of World War II, among the greatest pictures ever taken. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for photography and one of the most-reproduced images in the history of photography, the picture has inspired postage stamps, posters, the covers of countless magazines and newspapers, and even the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima," a picture taken by Associated Press photographer J Rosenthal on February 23, 1945 depicts five Marines and one Navy Corpsman raising the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi. The image served as a counterpoint for one of the most vicious battles of the war: the fight to take Iwo Jima, a desolate island of black sand barely eight square miles that would prove a tipping point in the Pacific campaign. Lasting more than a month, the fight was a bloody, drawn-out conflict that might have turned the American public against the war entirely, had it not been for the photo, which was taken and published five days into the battle. The photograph made her s of the men in the picture as the three surviving flag-raisers were returned to the U.S. and made into props in the government''s Seventh War Bond Tour. Uncomfortable with their new celebrity, the flag-raisers considered the real her s to be the men who died on Iwo Jima; still, the American public held them up as the best America had to offer, the supermen who conquered the Japanese--and then, just as quickly as it had arrived, the glory faded. For two of the surviving flag-raisers, life became a series of compromises and disappointments; for the third, happiness came only by shutting off his war experiences and rarely speaking of them ever again.
Called back to the remote Usher estate for the funeral of Usher twin Madeline, Jill is drawn into the eerie world of the mysterious family. She struggles to find the frightening truth about the curse of the Ushers.
As Alice's Diner celebrates its 25th anniversary, the denizens of the well-worn coffee shop seem a happy and close-knit group. But just under the surface, the needs and resentments of this band of misfits are bubbling over like the hot oil in the fry cooker. When Alice meets with disaster on the nig
It's 1978, and very little is happening in Shelbyville, Tennessee. For Clancy and his friends, it looks like just another summer of hanging out and good-natured make-out sessions. When the rumor spreads that hometown-girl-gone-Hollywood Sondra Locke may be coming home for a visit, the teens decide t
Daltry Calhoun is the local hero of Ducktown, USA (which happens to be in Tennessee). The likeable entrepreneur at the head of his self-made company has put the tiny town on the map by producing locally grown grass--the legal kind--that now blankets some of the country's best golf courses. His goo
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
Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim''s team makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, Jim will try out with a major-league organization. The bet proves incentive enough for the team, and they go from worst to first, making it to state for the first time in the history of the school. Jim, forced to live up to his end of the deal, is nearly laughed off the try-out field--until he gets onto the mound, where he confounds the scouts (and himself) by clocking successive 98 mph fastballs, good enough for a minor-league contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Jim''s still got a lot of pitches to throw before he makes it to The Show, but with his big-league dreams revived, there''s no telling where he could go.
Set against the landscape of the Mississippi Delta in the 1940's, the story follows the close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war. When Virginia Wilder is visiting her Aunt Milli
Police pursue a hit man with a peculiar modus operandi -- he picks up women, uses them to assist his hits, and then kills them. When he picks up a female hitchhiker on a desert road, business proceeds as usual: he plans to involve her in his latest job, the assassination of a Mexican drug dealer. Bu
After a high school student survives a freak accident, a mysterious figure tells him the world will end in 28 days.
Jessica Fletcher attends a lecture in Virginia given by Dr. Cassandra Hawkins about the murder of a white plantation owner on his wedding night in the 1860s. While at the lecture, Jessica learns that her distant aunt, Sarah McCullough, owned a slave named Sam Pinckney and that he may have been unjus
Chris Cole was born to rock. His longtime girlfriend Emily believes his talent could take him all the way- but Chris worships at the altar of Bobby Beers, the fiery frontman for heavy metal legends Steel Dragon. By day, Chris still lives at home with his parents and spends his days repairing copy machines. But when Chris takes the stage, fronting Pennsylvania''s premiere Steel Dragon tribute band, all of that disappears. Chris Cole is Bobby Beers- mesmerizing audiences with his perfect imitation of Beers'' electrifying vocals. The night his bandmates boot him out of the group, Chris is devastated- until an unexpected phone call changes his life forever: He, Chris Cole, has been tapped to replace Bobby Beers as the lead singer of Steel Dragon. In an instant, Chris rockets to the dizzying heights of sudden stardom, rising from devotee to icon, from rock fan to rock god- the wanna-be who got to be. So what happens when an average guy gets everything he wants- and discovers it''s not enough?
On a sleepy Sunday morning in December as children played and families prayed, squadrons of Japanese war planes screamed across the skies of a Hawaiian paradise and launched a surprise attack on the U.S. armed forces at Pearl Harbor--the infamous day that jolted America from peaceful isolationism to total war and altered the course of world history. The story focuses on the life changing events surrounding December 7, 1941 and the war''s devastating impact on two daring young pilots--one from the U.S. Army Air Corps, the other from the British Royal Air Force--and a beautiful dedicated nurse, with whom both of them fall in love. It is a tale of catastrophic defeat, heroic victory, personal courage and overwhelming love set against a backdrop of wartime action.
The bizarre death of Peggy Ingraham, the matriarch of a working-class Texas family, sets off fireworks within her dysfunctional family. Her determinedly proper daughter Latrelle is in denial over the fact that her son Ty, an actor trying to make it in Hollywood, is gay, and is relieved that her only
Two honest cops cross the line for a one time score, resulting in the death of an undercover FBI agent. A bad situation only turns worse when they are assigned to solve their own crime.
Leanna Taylor, a talented singer well known on the Nashville country/western circuit, has always been content touring small venues with her band and long-time manager and boyfriend Hank. However, when her estranged mother calls to inform her that her father has passed away, the news opens a wound th
A woman is reconnected with her dreams when she meets a teacher of Latin dance who instills a new sense of passion inside her.
Set on an Iowa farm in 1979, a dictatorial father decides to distribute his 1000 acre farm among his three daughters, which unearths family secrets both catastrophic and liberating.
Morton and Clare Stockard move into a gated community known as Camelot Gardens with their 10-year-old daughter Devon. Trent, a working-class guy who mows lawns around the neighborhood, shares with Devon the secret that he almost died from a gunshot while she tells him about her heart surgery from wh
A couple's marriage falls apart after the accidental death of their young son. The father, a succesful lawyer, has moved on with his life, but his wife, Olivia, still spends all of her days in mourning. They reexamine their relationship when they become involved in the murder case of the young son o
Biopic of actor Marilyn Monroe, examining the alter egos of the tragic film star.
Julia is 22 years old and has seen her share of failed theater auditions. She receives as post card from her old boyfriend Mark who has just finished law school, realized his true love for her, and wants to start a life together in Spokane. She hitches a ride to Spokane and on the way meets Stephani
Old ways die hard... and even now in the fast-changing American South, some old ways die harder than others. It's the lesson learned by Carl Lee Hailey, a Mississippi factory worker, when his ten-year-old daughter is brutally assaulted by two racist thugs on a drunken spree. It's the lesson learned by eager young lawyer Jake Brigance, called upon to defend Carl Lee in court after Hailey shoots both men in an act of passionate retribution for the shattered innocence of his little girl. And it's the lesson learned by Ellen Roark, an energetic, ambitious and razor-sharp Boston-born law student at "Ole Miss." As Jake fights to defend Carl Lee, his own life and the safety of his family and colleagues become increasingly jeopardized. And now, as a full-scale conflagration simmers just below the surface and threatens to explode in this small, Southern community, Jake and Carl Lee must find a way to transcend their fundamental differences and work together for the same cause... equal justice.
Noxeema Jackson, Vida Boheme, and Chi Chi Rodriguez are gonna show America a thing or two about being fabulous. Dressed to kill, with their Dynel tresses tossing in the breeze behind them, these three stars of New York's drag-queen beauty pageant circuit have hit the open road in a 1967 Cadillac con
Carol White is an affluent Los Angeles housewife whose pristine, doll-like environment turns against her in the form of an inexplicable illness. What begins as sudden allergic reactions to everyday chemicals, fragrances and fumes turns increasingly violent, transforming the laminated safety of Carol
The West calls again in the hilarious comedy sequel "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly''s Gold" (1994). New Yorker Mitch Robbins (Crystal) is back in the city and ready to put his adventures on the dusty trail behind him, but a treasure map and brotherly duties compel him to pull on some cowboy boots and go chasing through the Nevada desert. This laugh-out-loud follow-up to the 1991 smash hit "City Slickers" stars Billy Crystal, Jack Palance and Daniel Stern.
Jack Traven, an L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist, is sent to defuse a bomb that a revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a moving bus. But until he does, Jack and one of the passengers must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour or the bomb will expl
A bizarre series of murders begin when a writer tries to "kill off" his crime novel pseudonym.
Set in 1963, a Southern white woman en route to John F Kennedy's funeral in Washington, DC meets and eventually falls in love with a Northern black man who's on the lam after abducting his young daughter from an abusive situation.
A small town sheriff assumes the identity of a dead man in order to solve a murder case, and inadvertently becomes involved in a plot concerning the FBI and CIA.
A story based on the life of Aileen Carol Wuornos, the first convicted female serial killer in the United States.
A look at small town morality and sensibilities, through the eyes of an outcast, adopted teenager who believes her real mother was the town's nonconformist Roxy Carmichael. Roxy, the town celebrity, is due to participate in a dedication, but never shows up.
A romance novelist helps her invalid brother transform himself into a tough New Zealand biker in order to attract a beautiful journalist.
Five ambitious medical school students experiment with the fine line between life and death.
The demonic Chucky continues his murderous efforts to possess the soul of a terrified young boy.
A top TV news correspondent and his producer begin to question the far-reaching effects and ethics of their power.
A television movie chronicling the career of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, beginning in December 1980 with the dream of Heritage Village and ending with their ousting from the P.T.L. ministry for sexual improprieties and financial mismanagement in May 1987.
A group of women gather for the birthday party of a friend and discuss their lives and associations with food.
The adventures of two brothers en route to California.
A con artist discovers he has a wealthy, autistic brother.
A television movie about a dedicated critical-care nurse and her descent into drug and alcohol abuse which she hides from her colleagues.
Producer (feature film)
Greg, a photographer, seeks the help of attorney, Hewitt, after a trip to the California desert with a struggling actress that goes horribly awry. As Greg reconstructs the series of events, Hewitt must weed through the truths and half-truths to formulate a plan to save Greg's life.
Alfie is a teenager who begins to question her traditional religious beliefs in the face of her sister's terminal illness.
A dramatic pilot, not picked up by ABC, about Mayor Chet Lugar who announces the completion of negotiations with a Swedish construction company that plans to take over the abandoned Kroller Foundry. The mayor finds himself in a power struggle with the owner of the city's leading newspaper who threat
A tape of a production of Inge's play at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, airing as part ot the "Broadway On Showtime" series. The play deals with two sisters, Madge and Millie, as they prepare for the annual Labor Day picnic. The sisters' lives are suddenly intruded upon by a drifer named Hal,
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of Steven Stayner, a young boy abducted from his hometown in Merced, California, in 1972 and held hostage for seven years. When his captor brings another boy home, Steven manages to escape with him, but a second ordeal begins when he has to readjust to l
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries based on the true story of two Florida girls somehow swapped in a hospital nursery and raised for a decade by the wrong biological parents.
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