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70 million years ago, a diminutive underdog dinosaur named Patchi triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages. The runt in his family of Pachyrhinosauruses, he has to use his wits and heart to compete with his larger brothers and sisters, particularly Scowler, the alpha male of the group
Based on the book by Lisa Gardner, three victims of the same rapist join together to start the "Survivor's Club" and help the police track down the rapist. When the criminal is brought to trial he is murdered, making the three woman instant suspects in the eyes of Detective Griffin who has a secret
A prairie boy's libido triggers an apocalypse! DJ Sabu spins Armageddon when his overactive libido leads him into teenage pregnancy. His mythic quest for two thousand boys ends with Happy, a paranoid UFO-ologist to whom aliens promise to appear (as his love child). Spanky is an evil hairdresser tryi
A foster home for boys is in danger of being closed when its benefactor dies. Helen Radke, a businesswoman, has returned home for the holidays to settle her father's estate, which includes the foster home established by her father more than 60 years earlier. The director, Jimmy, must win Helen's sup
In a not-so distant future, a company called Xchange offers an alternative, time-saving travel service that employs mind transference to allow its users to swap bodies with someone at their destination. For a public relations executive who unwittingly switches bodies with a dangerous assassin, the t
Walter and his precocious 12-year-old son Henry are street musicians who live in a dilapidated trailer home in Brooklyn while working the streets of Manhattan. Smart, charming and musically gifted, Henry is having a ball leading the busker's life. When Walter suffers a nervous breakdown during one o
Two cops from Buffalo, whose undercover operation has brought them within range of nailing a top Russian mob boss, must try to prevent a multimillion-dollar nuclear arms deal.
About two friends vacationing, in search of a treasure.
Adapted from the critically acclaimed off-Broadway rock theater hit, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" tells the story of an 'internationally ignored' rock singer, Hedwig and her search for freedom and love. Born a boy named Hansel, whose life dream is to find his other half, Hedwig reluctantly submits to
A horrible secret keeps a woman and her children in virtual slavery at the hands of her controlling, farmer husband. When a beautiful, young teacher comes to live on the farm, the family is changed forever.
Following World War II, the world's attention was centered on the small war-torn town of Nuremberg, Germany, where 21 members of the Nazi high command were tried for war crimes committed under their leadership. Lead by an American attorney, Justice Robert Jackson, the United States, Great Britain, F
Businessman Bob Lessing becomes the target for Vic Haddock, a hard-nosed racketeer who mistakes Bob for the petty thief who accidentally made off with a large stash of his drug money.
A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in Wonderland." As the psychopath's bloody reign of terror continues, the cop spirals deeper and deeper into the case where the horrors
Leila Murray is a motel receptionist in a small Canadian town that is named after a muddy and fast-flowing creek: Suspicious River. People's suspicion of autumnal nature seems to have taken firm root here. Everything and everyone is waiting for a terrible and cold winter that will keep even the most
A sequel to the 1998 Showtime movie "Inspectors," the story of two postal inspectors. Ed Furston's nightmare begins when he discovers an unidentified deceased man has completely stolen his identity by using a discarded, pre-approved credit card application, and that the false account was also used t
Clara Collier, a cynical, hard-driving attorney from Atlanta returns to her rural childhood home in the lowlands of the Deep South to attend the funeral of her mother Mattie, a legendary local storyteller. While there, she reconnects with her roots, and through her best friends' children, discovers
A small circle of people involved in rough sex and bondage begin dying one by one at the hands of a killer. The homicide detective assigned to the case soon finds herself heading into a dangerous world of murder, abuse, cross-dressing and sadomasochism.
After a New Orleans worker is killed in a tunnel collapse and a woman's car plummets into a sinkhole that opens up in a parking lot, city official Allison Beauchamp calls upon her fiance, geologist Matt Andrews to investigate. What he finds does not bode well for the city of New Orleans, which lies
Adaptation of Gail Bowen's novel featuring sleuth Joanne Kilbourn. Sally returns to her home town as a successful artist. Soon after, a young local artist is found murdered. Joanne Kilbourne, a criminologist and Sally's childhood friend, finds Sally is a chief suspect -- until she ends up dead.
Adaptation of Gail Bowen's novel featuring sleuth Joanna Kilbourn. A university professor suspects foul play when her politician friend dies suddenly at a victory celebration. Joanna Kilbourn, a former cop turned private detective, is drawn into the investigation of the young woman's murder when a p
George Barber is, if nothing else, dead - of gruesome, unnatural causes. While police detective Berkley and his assistant Williams set out to unravel the mystery, we glimpse various permutations of George's lives and relationships with Joyce. As George puts it, "Each of us exists in an infinite numb
A celebrity photographer hires a security expert after realizing that she is being stalked.
Five urbanites examine the ways in which seemingly unconnected lives run parallel to each other and eventually intersect. Each key character has lost touch with one of their primary senses: teenage Rachel searches for her identity after losing the small child that was under her care; Rachel's mother
After taking a wrong turn on a White House tour, teens Betsy Jobs and Arlene Lorenzo stumble across a room packed full of presidential secrets. In an effort to find out exactly what the girls know, Richard Nixon himself appoints them as official White House dog walkers. Suddenly and accidentally, the two girls are swept up in the political intrigue of the world''s most famous break-in: Watergate. As the clueless duo are plunged deeper into their Washington adventure, not even all the President''s men can stop Betsy and Arlene from unwittingly changing the course of history.
Living in the shadow of his diabetic and overprotective mother, Junior Brown's dream is to play the piano. Unfortunately, due to his mother's volatile temper, the strings on the family piano have been cut. Even his neurotic piano teacher, Miss Peebs, won't let Junior touch her piano. Instead, he has
Cassie Whitman learns that her husband Mark is in a coma after being injured in a plane crash, and that he was traveling with another woman. Her life is changed forever when she discovers that there is a little girl who needs a home -- Erica, the daughter of her husband, whose mother was killed in t
A defense-attorney wife and her prosecutor husband square off in court over a murder case in which four young boys are accused of killing a little girl.
In an effort to find his identity, nine-year-old Stephen Cline goes on a collision course when he and his older brother John create a "conspiracy of silence." Stephen's self-imposed mutism for three years rewards him with everything he's desired; attention from his family, admiration from his peers
When bartender Terry Cuff marries Bobby Woodkin, she realizes she is one step closer to her dream of raising a family. Unable to have children, the couple decides to adopt. However, Terry does not realize that Bobby is wanted by the police. She thinks he is out arranging for an adoption, but in fact
Four ex-bank robbers get together to hunt for a former associate who gunned down one of their own. Seasoned gunslinger Lee comes upon young Bryce Naylor, the son of his friend Tobey Naylor, digging a grave for his murdered father. Bryce tells Lee that Tobey has been denied a proper Christian burial
Biographical movie on the late novelist and philosopher, Ayn Rand (1905-1982), focusing on the 15-year affair between Rand and her young protege Nathaniel Branden, her friendship with her lover's wife Barbara Branden and her relationship with her husband, artist Frank O'Connor.
A serial killer in New Orleans begins a murder spree with a religious slant. A detective's investigation of the grisly slayings leads him to a horrifying conclusion: the madman is collecting body parts to assemble the body of Christ for the resurrection on Easter morning.
While investigating a mobster's murder, police Detective Jack Valentine falls for the moll he's tailing.
A medical examiner turned novelist trails a serial murderer who debones his victims.
Drama about two best friends in war-torn Sarajevo, whose relationship is ravaged by the horrors of war. Based on the true story of Vlado Sarzinsky and Slavko Simic, teammates on a professional Yugoslavian shooting team, one Serbian and one Muslim, whose relationship takes a tragic turn when one ace
A reporter who is mourning her stillborn child uncovers a baby-selling ring and risks her life to see that justice is served.
In a world of extreme environmental decay run by giant corporations, Johnny Dalton, a scientist for the Azimuth Corporation, has perfected human cloning. Terrorist attack Azimuth and Johnny ends up in a coma for the next 15 years. He awakens to discover that he and his world have changed forever. He
Chris Winslow, formerly a driven executive, sacrifices her career to raise her late sister's infant son Kevin. Seven years later, the unknown father suddenly appears, provoking questions. Anxious to resolve the issue of custody, Kevin recommends a solution to the judge -- that the unlikely couple se
A computer scientist takes up his late brother's mission to save Earth from an evil space conspiracy by an alien force that has the ability to appear human.
In rural Florida, the Wilson and Martin families overcome racial prejudice to support and nurture one another when times are tough.
Everything changes when 12-year-old Picasso Dewlap discovers a Sasquatch his own age who has a natural talent for basketball. Ed Tibbetts, as the Sasquatch is called, with his huge height and killer arm, aces the team into the local championships. The cost of winning is high as the childlike Ed miss
Jonathan Lyle is a man in his declining years who gets a second chance at childhood; for five days an eastern mystic takes him out of a nursing home and turns him into a twelve-year-old with a talent for baseball. The young Jonathan finds fun and glory on the little league field and rediscovers love
When terrorists seize the President's "black bag" -- and America's secret nuclear launching codes -- the lieutenant assigned to guard it must prevent them from launching missiles at the nation's capital.
Clover, a young African-American girl, has difficulty coping with the death of her father Gaten, which has left her in the care of Sara Kate, her white stepmother. Despite protests from Clover's two aunts, Everleen and Katie, Sara Kate is determined to mother Clover in the way Gaten would have wante
Young Clay Crosby is bereft when his father Frank succumbs to a fatal illness. When he puts on a pair of magical wing-tipped shoes that Frank bought in a mysterious shop, Clay is transferred back to 1962 and relives his father's life, experiencing firsthand such personal details as Frank's formative
Ace computer programmers invent a chip to prevent government access of home computer files, then are hunted by a ruthless bureaucrat and his assassins.
A mother is so consumed with a possessive love for her son that she may have committed murder in order to keep him by her side. When the son's new wife is found murdered, the mother is arrested for the crime. In denial about his mother's guilt, the son, a successful lawyer, agrees to defend her. Bas
An FBI negotiator tries to free a group of kidnapped deaf students and their teacher held hostage by three violent convicts. Based on a true story.
Set tomorrow or the day after, in a world where sensation has replaced communication, "Crash" tells the story of James Ballard, a commercial director in the throes of a troubled relationship with his wife, Catherine. One day, Ballard is involved in a car accident that results in the other driver's d
Television movie based on the true story of Kerry Ellison, a young, single, female IRS agent who sued a male co-worker for sexual harassment. The 1986 U.S. court case established a new legal standard for examining sexual harassment and sexual discrimination in the workplace.
A wheelchair-bound female mystery writer is stalked by a man who models himself after one of her characters.
A kind-hearted French exchange student steals the heart of a high school football player, much to the chagrin of his coach father who has brainwashed his son to think of nothing but football. The oafish, teenage football star is the brunt of teasing and pranks by a clique of spoiled students.
A young woman must prove her innocence when she is framed by a co-worker for her employer's murder.
Updated to be set in the outskirts of New York City, Shakespeare's classic romantic tragedy is transformed into a no-holes barred, punk-inflected Elizabethan stage send-up of the story of a doomed love.
After years of feeling constricted in her marriage to her husband Richard, Chase Philips suffers a mental breakdown. She leaves her home in Martha's Vineyard for an institution, where she spends months recovering. Upon her return, Chase discovers that her 11-year-old son will barely speak to her. On
A mother must come to terms with her young daughter's psychic visions of a mysterious woman who predicts a series of murders.
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.
A married woman is the object of unwanted advances made by her father-in-law and then is wrongly committed to a private psychiatric institution.
A convict gets his chance for freedom if he helps to set up a scam to capture his ex-cellmate.
Chronicles the 1960s love affair between Chicago gangster Sam Giancana and Phyllis McGuire, one of the singing McGuire Sisters. Based on a true story.
Jade Li is a twenty-two-year-old aspiring actress struggling to balance the traditional expectations of her Chinese family with the realities of living in the Western world. Jade is an irreverent, cheeky Chinese-Canadian still living at home with her parents and younger sister. When her family decid
Tormented for years by nightmares of monstrous creatures, a woman comes to suspect that her teenage daughter was conceived during an alien abduction.
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.
A detective and his partner track down a cop killer.
A woman discovers she is adopted and must find her natural parents to trace her family medical history in order to have a life-saving operation.
The true story of the arrest of a French diplomat for leaking information to a Chinese opera singer he had an affair with for years, who was also a spy. The twist in the story is that the singer was actually a man who deceived the diplomat into thinking he was a woman.
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.
Two ancient enemies journey across time to claim a powerful sword.
A struggling writer with a big secret attempts to intertwine the lives of two drastically different personalities.
The story of the life and mysterious death of Reggae star Peter Tosh.
An English maid scrimps and saves to fulfill her dream of travelling to Paris to purchase a dress from the House of Dior.
Adam is so afraid of getting married that he abandons his bride-to-be, gives up sex, and journeys to the desert in search of the ultimate truth. Meanwhile, Peter, the only friend who truly understands Adam, tries to help him find the road to enlightenment. Along the way they meet some outrageous cha
A part-time exterminator and full-time drug addict longs to be a writer. Filled with disillusion and dissatisfaction, he murders his wife and escapes to the fantasy world of Interzone. There, in his altered state, surrounded by half-alien, half bug creatures and other oddities, he finds he can write
A young Indian man finds himself working as a nursemaid for an eccentric Jewish grandfather. They become good friends, despite their age difference and cultural barriers, before family pressures put a permanent end to their relationship.
Five teen-aged Canadian girls offer radically different views regarding pre-marital sex, education, parents, feminism, drugs and alcohol, and their futures.
A rock 'n' roller and a barber take to the highways for a roadtrip to deliver a body from Canada to New Orleans.
Several siblings reunite at the family homestead in Newfoundland and hold vigil during their father's final hours.
A photographer who is sent to Kenya to photograph elephants mysteriously disappears. Her friend discovers she has been killed by poachers and he plots to infiltrate the international organization of ivory traffickers and bring the killers to justice.
An escaped convict, while hiding from authorities inside a hammer and sickle monument, is befriended by a little boy and his mother.
A flamboyant, shady entrepreneur tries to charm a naive young laborer out of his inheritance.
A young girl living in a small southern town is visited by her uncle, who triggers the memory of her father, who was killed in Vietnam.
Set in 1958, a 10 year old boy begins to suspect that under their supposedly normal and proper veneer, his parents hold a horrible and bloody secret.
A safe-cracking expert passes on his craft to a teenage boy who becomes his apprentice.
The escapades of an unorthodox New York City policeman as he searches for a serial killer.
An assortment of greedy, eccentric and awkward amateur drivers participate in the illegal cross-country car race, the Cannonball Run. From Washington D.C. to Santa Monica, they race in order to claim a cash-prize.
A young boy, traumatized by his family's sudden move from their farm into the city, brings to imaginary life the white stallion which mysteriously disappeared when his grandfather was himself a child.
The concept of time travel and the future is brought into play in a story centering on a mid-air collision of two passenger jetliners and the resultant investigation into the disaster.
Psychological drama loosely based on a true story about twin gynecologists who become involved with a famous actress, and develop a serious drug addiction.
The social and political history of the comic book medium.
Homecoming at a southern college.
A television movie about a couple living near the United Nations building in New York who become involved in a complex plot to catch a deadly assassin uses seemingly ordinary objects as murder weapons.
Comedy/drama revolving around a women's softball team in a small town in Ontario, Canada.
When she tries to make peace in her new family, an engaged woman falls for her fiance's brother.
A young stockbroker is drawn into a murder.
A group of five men are recruited to avenge the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. The fictional treatment of Israel's actions describes the efforts of the team and questions the morality of revenge. The Sword of Gideon represents Israeli justice.
Four vacationing college students unearth deadly creatures locked up in an abandoned mine.
A supernatural source is discovered to be behind a series of violent sex crimes in a small town.
Tommy moves into temporary housing in a New York neighborhood that is terrorized by a gang called the Souls. While waiting for his next assignment at sea, Tommy tries keep to himself, but eventually he's forced to engage with his neighbors and the gang. By standing up to the gang, he manages to chan
Ramon was flushed down into the sewers of Chicago when he was a baby alligator, and now he is a 32-foot-long monster who eats both animals and people. For the last twelve years Ramon has lived in the sewers, he is angry, and out for revenge. The only person who knows about Ramon is detective David M
After an American fighter plane collides with a UFO, the alien craft crashes in the little fishing town of Parish Island, California. The survivors of the crash fight with the couple who live in the lighthouse there, and then proceed to cause havoc in the area.
Stacy Perlata and Camille Darrin share a passion for their lifestyle of skateboarding. Camille narrates the film, and the two of them travel to various places in California with his friends.
Misc. Crew (special)
Teresa Stratas, Elvis Costello and Lou Reed are among the singers who perform the songs of Kurt Weill, the classically-trained, socially-conscious, German-born composer who fled the Nazis and became one of Broadway's most creative talents.
Two chefs cook up a storm.
An adaptation of a short story by O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), written while he was in prison and inspired by the thoughts of a dying prisoner, about a safecracker named Jimmy Valentine who decides to reform when he falls in love with the daughter of his potential victim.
Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)
The wife of the Russian tsar fights to protect herself from palace intrigue and revolution.
Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)
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