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When Dr. Joe Darrow''s young wife Emily dies in a tragic bus crash, he is devastated. He returns to his work, treating sick children. Soon some of the children start to have remarkably similar near-death experiences, and Joe begins to wonder if the spirit of his late wife is trying to contact him.
Maddox, bright but disenchanted, creative yet restless, views school as confining, even oppressive. He goes so far as to compare its environment to that of an asylum, with the students viewed as inmates. Looking for every chance to challenge the school's authority, he sees an opportunity when he dis
An American retelling of the 1993 French comedy which follows the tale of a French nobleman, Count Thibault of Malfete and his servant, who find themselves in modern-day Chicago--transported from the 12th century due to a wizard's flawed time-travel position. Confused, lost and overwhelmed, they mee
Sara, a 17-year-old high-school student, sets her sights on being a professional ballerina, but she has to put her plans on hold when her mother is killed in a car accident and she is forced to move to her father''s bleak Chicago neighborhood. Intimidated by inner-city life, she turns to the clubs for refuge, where she meets Derek, a young black man who shares her love for dancing. As their mutual respect evolves, they soon discover that peer pressure is a more formidable obstacle to romance than differences in race or class.
Set in Chicago, a contemporary fairy tale about a recently widowed architectural engineer, Bob Rueland, whose life takes a horrible turn when his wife's life is suddenly taken. He is haunted by her memory, and is still desperately in love with his wife. To cover his pain, and avoid dealing with his
FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown becomes the setting for some particularly gruesome murders-
Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his erudite friend Bullwinkle J. Moose are living in the now desolate Frostbite Falls, barely surviving on diminishing residual checks from re-runs of their old television series. Meanwhile, back in Pottsylvania, Fearless Leader and his notorious spies Boris Badenov an
The story of a simple man, a typical husband and father, who finds himself transformed by irrefutable evidence that supernatural forces beyond his understanding really do exist: Tom Witzky is a quiet regular guy who suddenly finds his blue-collar Chicago lifestyle derailed by the power to foretell the future after his sister-in-law uses hypnotherapy on him at a neighborhood party. What started as a diversion turns disturbing as a post-hypnotic suggestion releases a subconscious power Tom didn''t even know he possessed. Over time, Tom becomes obsessed with the notion that there is a presence living in the house. The force entangles him, bringing him face-to-face with a horrible crime mystery when he sees a vision of a murdered woman who is haunting his house. Plagued by searing headaches and horrific visions he fears that his family is in grave danger and forces himself to seek out the source of the visions--no matter the cost.
A copy editor in her early twenties gets her chance to become a reporter at a Chicago daily. Her first assignment consists of a feature on what cool high school students are doing. In order to uncover the life of the hip high schoolers, she must go undercover as a student herself. Meanwhile, her slacker brother decides to go back to the same high school in hopes of getting a second chance at being noticed by major-league baseball scouts.
Robin is a young man with a penchant for trouble-making, and it lands him in the local jail. His small town is so small however, that there are only two cops and not too much security. One of the cops has always had a grudge against him, blaming Robin for the death in a swimming accident of his neph
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.
In downtown Chicago, a struggling female photographer and a struggling writer meet at a poetry reading. Then the woman''s former boyfriend returns to the scene.
A 28-year-old woman, who years earlier made a pact with her closest male friend that if neither were married in ten years time they would marry one another, now faces the fact that the man is about to marry someone else. He asks her to be his "best man" and she agrees, planning to go to the ceremony and then break up the couple before they exchange their vows. Instead, she accepts the turn of events and realizes she doesn''t need to be married to be happy.
The story of Sunday dinner gatherings that unite an African-American family and prevent it from unraveling when the family''s matriarch becomes ill.
A graduate student and a Chicago cop try to solve a series of murders, leading them to New York City's Museum of Natural History and specific objects from a doomed expedition.
The Nerdlucks, a grouchy gang of tiny space creatures, have been dispatched by their boss, the ruthless, belligerent Swackhammer, to kidnap Bugs Bunny and his Looney Tunes cohorts and export them to Moron Mountain, Swackhammer''s failing theme park on the Nerdluck''s boring planet. Bugs challenges the small, weak aliens to a fateful basketball tournament: if the Looney Tunes win, they''ll remain on Earth. But if the aliens win, Bugs and company are headed into the hands of Swackhammer. Then Bugs discovers the Nerdlucks'' ability to instantly "absorb" new skills--an ability that lets them siphon basketball talent from the likes of NBA stars Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, and Larry Johnson, turning the Nerdlucks into the powerful, speedy, unprincipled and monstrously gifted Monstars! Bugs knows he needs some serious help. But where can he go? Basketball''s best players are all having their skills "absorbed" by the aliens. Of course, there''s a baseball player he happens to know...
Earl Pilcher, Jr., has lived his entire life in the same house in the same town in rural Arkansas. An ordinary man, he was raised in the Southern traditions of family and, now in his 60s, his world is settled and uncomplicated. But Earl is about to discover that the one person he knows the least abo
After years of tireless work, a team of scientists and technicians at the University of Chicago have tapped a simple, yet almost infinitely powerful way to produce energy from water--cleanly, efficiently, abundantly--for a fuel-starved, pollution-weary world. What impact will this discovery have on us all? Student machinist Eddie Kasalivich and scientist Lily Sinclair are about to get the explosive answer. Suddenly caught in a chain reaction of murder and high-tech espionage, the two colleagues are forced to go on the lam after being framed for the murder of their mentor, visionary scientist Dr. Alistair Barkley, and the sabotage of their laboratory. Barkley had been determined to give details of the discovery freely to all nations. Others insisted on discretion--and would go to any lengths to keep it from getting out. With a half-dozen federal agencies pursuing them across the country, Eddie and Lily set out to discover who is behind this far-reaching, shadowy and deadly conspiracy.
Arrogant, brilliant and successful, criminal defense attorney Martin Vail loves a good fight and the media spotlight, both of which he knowingly invites when he volunteers to represent a penniless, bewildered young man accused of murder. The victim is one of Chicago's most prominent dignitaries, a C
In a midwestern bar, Chris, a straight-arrow rookie cop, rescues Pam, a sexy, troubled blonde, from an altercation, and the two become inseparable. Despite hints of her unstable personality, the two marry, settling into what ought to be a "normal" suburban life -- until Pam''s self-indulgent, destructive ways surface with a vengeance. Desperate to keep Pam satisfied, Chris resorts to secretly robbing banks, triggering a deadly downward spiral.
Lucy, a young Chicago transit worker, escapes her lonely existence when she rescues a handsome commuter she has admired from afar, Peter, from the path of a speeding subway train. While Peter languishes in a coma, his concerned family mistakes Lucy for his fiancee and she goes along with the deception, enjoying a warm family relationship missing in her own life. Matters become increasingly complicated when Peter regains consciousness and becomes convinced that Lucy is his fiancee; in the meantime, she''s fallen in love with his brother.
When Stuart Smalley tangles with his "rage-aholic" station manager, he loses his public access TV show. This triggers one of his characteristic "shame spirals," and things go from bad to worse when a favorite old aunt dies, leaving a meager inheritance, which prompts Stuart to return home to Minneap
Bumbling kidnappers nab an infant, quickly lose him and then must find him.
A corrupt executive tries to control his company by appointing a small-town boob to replace the president.
A 12-year-old boy, desperate to impress his baseball coach, winds up breaking his arm. Once he recovers, he has the ability to throw the ball 100 miles an hour and goes on to pitch for the Chicago Cubs in the World Series.
Following an operation for corneal transplants, a young woman regains her sight after twenty years of blindness. Returning to her apartment, she witnesses a murder, but soon begins to wonder whether what she saw was real.
Live-action film version of the comic strip, created in the early 1950s, about a young boy and his unusual view of the world.
In appreciation for saving a gangster's life, a cop is given the gift of a female bartender, with whom he falls in love. The story is set in present-day Chicago.
A man is forced to go on the run after being falsely accused of killing his wife.
A weatherman gets stuck in time, forced to live the same day over and over.
The story of a woman who leaves her small town for the city in search of fame and becomes a radio call-in therapist.
Story about Babe Ruth, the man and the legend, and the woman who forced him to confront the one thing that threatened his dominance over the game of baseball - his fast-paced lifestyle.
Story about a young con man who goes straight when he falls in love--only to find himself caught in the middle of an enormous scam that only he and his brother can stop.
The McCallisters are rushing once again as they embark on a trip to Florida. In their haste, Kevin is separated from them and winds up on a plane bound for New York.
The story of one family''s adventure on an old rickety boat under the command of a crazed captain.
Peter falls for Rita upon first meeting her, and the two begin a whirlwind romance that quickly leads to marriage. But when another man kisses Rita on her wedding day, the two magically change souls, and Peter must track down the love of his life if he is ever to truly see her again.
Ace reporter Gale Gayley literally falls into the story of a lifetime when she's a passenger on an airplane that crashes into a Chicago bridge. In the smoke and darkness, she's saved by a rude, foul-mouthed "hero," who promptly disappears into the night... leaving only his shoe behind. When Gale's T
Set in early 1940s New York, a tabloid photographer gets involved in a black-market gas rationing coupon scandal. The story is very loosely based on the life of the famous tabloid photographer, Weegee.
Two sisters become rivals while playing women''''s baseball during World War II.
A rich kid learns about life in the real world when his divorced mom's beau drives him home for Thanksgiving.
A female detective teams up with a teenage girl to solve the mystery behind her father''s murder, and uncovers intrigue within a wealthy Chicago family.
A possessive mother tries desperately to keep her son from marrying.
A girl befriends a killer dog when she saves its life, and the dog eventually returns the favor, reuniting the girl with her estranged father.
Five ambitious medical school students experiment with the fine line between life and death.
Against a contrast of inner city violence and suburban serenity, a con man assumes someone else''s identity.
While on a night out in Chicago, two innocent couples inadvertendly get embroiled in an all-out gang war.
When a young female attorney''s father is accused of war crimes she must fight to clear his name.
Police shoot and kill a convicted strangler after cornering him in a toy store. As the man is dying, he transfers his soul into a doll.
Undercover police investigate a political assassination and illicit CIA operations.
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
A young man on the threshold of adulthood is suddenly forced to confront two of life's truths: responsibility and commitment.
An ex-cop becomes a bounty hunter and tracks down an embezzler.
White supremacists attempt to establish a separate nation in the northwestern United States, and the FBI agent assigned to investigate them finds herself falling in love with the leader.
A tough, disciplined Russian policeman teams up with an unpredictable, wise-cracking Chicago detective to track down the most wanted Russian criminal.
The story of FBI agent Eliott Ness''s obsessive goal to bring down the notorious gangster Al Capone.
A hot young gambler gets caught between a mob boss and his moll.
A previously unnoticed high school student is pursued by three women.
The real-life account of an illiterate black youth, a deaf mute from birth, who was accused of murdering a prostitute and the relationship that developed between him and his court-appointed attorney who is also deaf, and the events leading up to his precedent-setting trial where he was determined in
Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries based on the true story of the murder of Dianne Masters, whose killing was arranged by her husband, a Mafia-connected attorney.
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