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A group of high school students have to find someone to watch an evil videotape or else they'll all die.
A man experiences an existential crisis after finding fame and fortune in Hollywood.
When 18-year-old Charlie breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic and goes home, his parents send him to adult rehab where he meets a beautiful but troubled girl, Eva.
In 1952 the Coast Guard attempts a dramatic rescue after two oil tankers collide off the coast of Cape Cod.
The story of a botched Mexican cartel deal in the back roads of a border town.
When a bloodthirsty supernatural being that lurks in the shadows preys upon a family, a young woman must fight to protect herself, save her little half-brother, and uncover a mystery about her family's shadowy past.
In 1987, novice runners in an economically challenged town in California's farm-rich Central Valley give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White, a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school. Coach White and the McFarland students have a lot to learn ab
When Harry needs a kidney transplant, he hits the road with Lloyd to find his possible illegitimate child who can donate a kidney.
In a last ditch effort to save his career as a sports agent, JB Bernstein concocts a scheme to find baseball's next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a major league baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called "Million Doll
Diana has been living it up after stealing Sandy Bigelow Patterson's identity. With one week before his life is ruined, Sandy has to find Diana and persuade her to stop using his name.
After leaving his LAPD narcotics post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with remorse and regret, Sheriff Ray Owens moved out of Los Angeles and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction. But that peaceful existence is shatte
A drug dealer creates a make-believe family in order to bring 1,400 pounds of marijuana into the U.S.
On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, his brother Gary and Gary's girlfriend Mary from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To stage a telethon and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate.
Determined to give his teenage son a better future, an illegal immigrant struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while working for the city's wealthy home owners.
In the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter loses his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8- foot-tall steel robots take over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing match to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to build and train a championship contender. As the stakes in the brutal, no-holds-barred arena are raised, Charlie and Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback.
In the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter loses his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8- foot-tall steel robots take over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from sc
At Prom, every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. As several intersecting stories unfold at one high school, secrets are brought to light, seemingly steady relationships unravel, and new romance catches fire.
A cross-gendered version of the play by William Shakespeare involving forces of feminine magic, nature and mysticism. Changing the gender of the traditionally male sorcerer Prospero into the sorceress-Prospera. Prospera journeys through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, c
When Greg and Pam Focker's entire clan descends for the twins' birthday party, Greg must prove to the skeptical Jack Byrnes that he's fully capable as the man of the house.
The Runaways were the ground-breaking, all girl, teenage rock band of the 1970s. Friends, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie went from rebellious Southern California kids to rock stars of the now legendary group that paved the way for future generations of girl bands. Under the Svengali-like influence of r
Three thirtysomething friends break the monotony of their uninspired lives by vacationing on an island that's a popular spring break getaway for college co-eds. One of the women works for a powerful senator whose daughter is one of those co-eds, only she's as geeky as her chaperones.
Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of his small town's meager place in American history, discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield. He joins forces with the sexy, albeit dangerous, town siren, Lucy Shanks, to launch an all-out offensive against
Los Angeles in the 80's is a desperate bed of sin. It is a hive of addiction, longing and sex in this swirling series of stories by best-selling author Bret Easton Ellis.
Mike Cranshaw and Sue Claussen have a chance encounter when Sue checks into the roadside motel owned by Mike's parents in Arizona. What starts with a bottle of wine "compliments of management" soon evolves into a multi-layered, cross-country journey of two people looking for a sense of purpose. Mike
The story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love
In an epic, post-apocalyptic tale of survival, a father and his young son journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm, creating a world in which men are pushed to their best their very worst.
Thirty-something Captain Sam Cahill and his younger brother Tommy Cahill are polar opposites. A Marine about to embark on his fourth tour of duty, Sam is a steadfast family man married to his high school sweetheart, the aptly named Grace, with whom he has two young daughters. Tommy, his charismatic younger brother, is a drifter just out of jail who''s always gotten by on wit and charm. He slides easily into his role as family provocateur on his first night out of prison at Sam''s farewell dinner with their parents, Elsie and Hank Cahill, a retired Marine. Shipped out to Afghanistan, Sam is presumed dead when his Black Hawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains. At home in suburbia, the Cahill family suddenly faces a shocking void, and Tommy tries to fill in for his brother by assuming responsibility for himself, Grace, and the children.
A look at the complex relationships between fathers and daughters and the consequences - years later - on the grown women's relationships to the men in their lives.
One fateful night, a group of ridiculously attractive twenty-somethings try to make their way to safety while every known natural disaster and catastrophic event--asteroids, twisters, earthquakes, the works--hits the city and their path as they try to solve a series of mysteries to end the rampant destruction.
America's favorite high school students--Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Ryan, Chad and Taylor--hit senior year. Amidst a basketball championship, prom and a big spring musical featuring all of the Wildcats, Troy and Gabriella vow to make every moment last as their lifelong college dreams put the future
A teenage girl discovers that her parents made a pact with the devil to save her life. When the devil comes to collect, terrible things begin to happen and she must figure out if and how she can save herself.
An over-zealous high school janitor takes on the task of coaching a group of lovable misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship, overcoming their motley backgrounds in the process.
Lifelong friends and roommates Zack and Miri are facing hard times and a mountain of debt. When the electricity and plumbing get cut off, they seize upon the idea of making a homegrown porno movie for some quick cash, enlisting the help of their friends. The two vow that having sex will not ruin the
Tristan Price has everything: money, privilege, loving parents, a beautiful girlfriend and a bright future. But he has always had a need for something more, something wilder. Enter Sebastian Cole, a handsome, charismatic, ruthless coke dealer with a taste for fast cars, fast women, rapid-fire wea
Alice, now in hiding in the Nevada desert, once again joins forces with Carlos Olivera and L.J., along with survivors Claire, K-Mart and Nurse Betty to try to eliminate the deadly virus that threatens to make every human being undead-and to seek justice. Since being captured by the Umbrella Corporation, Alice has been subjected to biogenic experimentation and becomes genetically altered, with super-human strengths, senses and dexterity. These skills, and more, will be needed if anyone is to remain alive.
Richard Pimentel begins his life as a fighter, and his life's work becomes a process of fighting for the rights of others. Rising up from a childhood in a dysfunctional family, armed with a talent for public speaking and a winning personality, the young man makes his way to a Northwestern college, c
On his first weekend back after serving in Iraq, Mike Deerfield goes missing and is reported AWOL. When Hank Deerfield, a former military MP and his wife Joan get the phone call with the disturbing news, Hank sets out to search for their son. Emily Sanders, a police detective in the jurisdiction w
Consists of three short films. In "The Prisoner," a troubled television star finds himself under house arrest, with his chipper publicist and disillusioned next-door neighbor providing his only links to the outside world. Mysterious events lead him to question whether one or both women are deceivin
In the spirit of "Scary Movie" and "Date Movie," a parody that spoofs an array of recent mega-blockbusters.
The sight of a dark-suited municipal employee doling out parking violations stirs a primal hate in all but the most enlightened soul, and meter maid Claire knows it. Claire, a kind soul, resents having to enforce the law at all times, but for Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, it's th
There was a time when Stanley Phillips could see his entire life clearly. He dreamed of patriotic service and was destined for a military career. He came close to that dream until it was cut short simply because of his poor eyesight. Now he's serving customers at a home supply store while his Serge
The day before his 25th birthday, Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. In a desperate attempt to find his next artistic endeavor, he turns to crime and pulls off a great feat. His newfound talent ignites a passion within him and sends his two best friends on their own
A man's trip to the doctor turns into a nightmare.
Fresh-faced, idealistic twenty-three-year-old Erin Gruwell is ready to take on the world as she steps inside Wilson High School for her first day of teaching. Her class, a diverse group of racially charged teenagers from different walks of life--African Americans, Latinos, Asians, juvenile delinquents, gang members, and underprivileged students from poor neighborhoods--hope for nothing more than to make it through the day. On the surface, the only thing they share is their hatred for each other and the understanding that they are simply being warehoused in the educational system until they are old enough to disappear. Despite her students'' obstinate refusal to participate during class, Erin tries various means to engage them on a daily basis. But then ghetto reality steps in to focus the picture. A racially motivated gang shooting witnessed by a Latina gang member in Erin''s class, and an ugly racial cartoon that Erin intercepts during class, become the most unwittingly dynamic teaching aids. They spark a transformation in the classroom, compel them to listen and force her to take off her idealistic blinders and take in the kids'' survival stories of their undeclared war on the streets. Erin begins to connect with them. She brings in music from the ''Hood, and literature from another kind of ghetto, The Diary of Anne Frank, and with these simple tools she opens her students'' eyes to the experiences of those suffering intolerance throughout the world and the struggles of those outside their own communities. Knowing that every one of her students has a story to tell, Erin encourages them to keep a daily journal of their thoughts and experiences. After sharing their stories with one another, the students see their shared experience for the first time and open up to the idea that there are possibilities in life outside of making it to the age of eighteen.
A beautiful young woman possesses the power to transform a legendary giant serpent into an almighty dragon who can only ascend into heaven with the woman's ultimate sacrifice. But the forces of darkness are out to claim the young woman as their own and her reincarnated lover and his aged mentor sta
When a young man witnesses a brutal mob murder, it falls to FBI agent Neville Flynn to escort his charge safely from Hawaii to Los Angeles to testify. But in an act of self-preservation, the crime boss facing prison smuggles hundreds of poisonous snakes onto the commercial aircraft in a crate timed
A former priest turned Miami detective is in a career rut after a failed affair with the woman who became police commissioner. When he is asked by a serial killer he helped put away for a "confession" before his execution, he finds that one set of murders was a copy cat killing leading him to high r
Ten years ago best friends Dante Hicks and Randal Graves were New Jersey mini-mall clerks still slacking off together in their early 20s. Now working in the fast-food universe, Dante and Randal have managed to maintain, and even hone, their in-your-face attitudes, agile skill with vulgarities and un
Although street racing provides an escape from an unhappy home and the superficial world around him, for outsider Sean Boswell, his reckless involvement in the sport has made him very unpopular with the local authorities. After one crash too many--and to avoid jail time--Sean is sent to live with his gruff, estranged father, a career military man stationed in Tokyo. Now officially a gaijin (outsider), Sean feels even more shut out in a land of foreign customers and codes of honor. But after a fellow American buddy, Twinkie, introduces him to the underground world of drift racing--an exhilarating balance of speeding and gliding through a heart-stopping course of hairpin turns and switchbacks--he''s hooked again, and back in trouble. Simple drag racing is replaced by a new, rubber-burning automotive art form--just bad enough to fit Sean''s rebel style. On his first time out drifting, Sean unknowingly takes on D.K., the "Drift King," a local champ with ties to the Japanese crime syndicate Yakuza. Sean''s loss comes with a high price tag when he''s forced to work off the debt under the thumb of another ex-pat named Han. Han soon welcomes Sean into his family of misfits and introduces him to the real principles of drifting. Whether for pink slips, wads of cash or bragging rights, the stakes remain high for Sean and his competition--as they learn to elevate the race itself to an art form. They will take cutting-edge, modified racers to the densely populated streets of Tokyo''s urban landscape at neck-snapping speeds then smoothly glide through tight hairpin turns punctuated by screeches and the acrid smell of smoking rubber. But when Sean falls for D.K.''s girlfriend, Neela, an explosive series of events is set into motion, climaxing with an ultimate high-stakes face off against his nemesis. Punishment for the loser? Banishment from Tokyo forever by Yakuza crime boss--and D.K.''s uncle--Kamata--if they survive the race at all. Honor will be challenged and racing skills will be p
In a city ravaged by violent crime, the police department's anti-gang task force uses any means at its disposal to get the bad guys off the streets, with cops often acting as judge, jury and executioner. As the unit's self-justifying brutality and corruption spiral further out of control, gang membe
Set during the Gulf War, the episodic tale follows Anthony Swofford (a.k.a. "Swoff"), a third-generation enlistee, from his sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, where he's sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck sack on his back, while moving through Middle East deserts with no cov
The Nearing family seems to be dealing with the death of their mother by making every bad choice possible. Henry busies himself with the lapses in judgment available to an intelligent high school boy: falling hard for the school vixen, failing to notice the attractions of the girl next door, and all
Divorce mediators John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey are business partners and lifelong friends who share one truly unique springtime hobby--crashing weddings! Whatever the ethnicity of the wedding party--Jewish, Italian, Irish, Chinese, Hindu--the charismatic and charming duo always have clever back stories for inquisitive guests and inevitably become the hit of every reception, where they strictly adhere to their proven "rules of wedding crashing" to meet and pick up women aroused by the very thought of marriage. At the tail end of another successful season of toasting brides and grooms, Jeremy learns that the daughter of Treasury Secretary William Cleary and his wife, Kathleen, is getting married in what is sure to be the Washington D.C. social event of the year. After infiltrating the lavish affair, John and Jeremy quickly set their sights on two bridesmaids, Claire and Gloria Cleary. With the lavish reception in full swing, Jeremy works his game plan to perfection in seducing Gloria, but John''s flirtation banter with Claire is unexpectedly impeded by her pompous, Ivy League boyfriend Sack. Having uncharacteristically fallen hard and fast for Claire, John convinces a resistant Jeremy to bend the crashing rules and accept an invitation to an extended weekend party at the Cleary family compound. Once at the palatial waterfront estate, John and Jeremy endure a multitude of comical mishaps at the hands of the dysfunctional members of the Cleary family, but also learn a few unexpected lessons about love and relationships.
The story of Maggie Moreno, a tomboy whose brush with fate gives her an opportunity of a lifetime. Cole Thompson makes a bet with his boss that he can take any girl off the street and turn her into a pop star. Maggie accepts Cole's offer and after a long month of makeovers, voice and dance lessons,
Four college students hit the road on a crazed journey in search of an illusive marijuana crop from a map their late parents left behind. The crew consists of Dick, whose fatal flaw is perhaps only that he cares too much, drug-dealer brother Dave, (so angry at being trapped in a wheelchair he can't
Goldthwait Higginson Dorr III is a charlatan professor who has assembled a gang of experts for the heist of the century. The thieves are experts in explosions, tunneling and muscle. The professor is their critical inside man. The base of operations is the root cellar of an unsuspecting, church-going
Michael seems to have everything going for him. A great marriage to his wife Gina, who any day is about to deliver their first child, a secure and successful career as a salesman in the garment district of Los Angeles, and Carmine, his childhood friend whose common sense is slightly off kilter but w
Dan Foreman is headed for a shakeup. He is demoted from head of ad sales for a major magazine when the company he works for is acquired in a corporate takeover. His new boss, Carter Duryea, is half his age--a business school prodigy who preaches corporate synergy. While Dan develops clients through handshake deals and relationships, Carter cross-promotes the magazine with the cell phone division and "Krispity Krunch", an indeterminate snack food under the same corporate umbrella. Both men are going through turmoil at home. Dan has two daughters, Alex, age 18, and Jana, age 16, and is shocked when his wife tells him she''s pregnant with a new child. Carter, in the meanwhile, is dumped by his wife of seven months just as he gets his promotion. Dan and Carter''s uneasy friendship is thrown into jeopardy when Carter falls for, and begins an affair with, Dan''s daughter Alex.
A female assassin sneaks away with a million dollars and finds company with a single mother and her son who are trying to get away from gang violence after the son botches a drug deal.
A group of 12 and 13-year-old kids living in Oakland fight to protect their neighborhood from drug dealers.
Ross is tweaking hard. He needs to score some speed real bad. There's only one place to go; and so, Ross heads over to Spider Mike's pad in his beat-up old Volvo. Spider Mike, the high-strung, ultra-paranoid crystal meth dealer wants to "hook up" Ross, but there's only one problem--he lost his stash
Following the murder of his brother, a 19th century law student takes on a masked secret identity in order to fight for justice.
A seven year old, out to prove St. Nick's existence, catches Santa coming into her house and lands him in jail.
The story of three childhood friends, Lucy, Kit and Mimi, who, after eight years apart, rediscover their friendship on a cross-country trip. With barely a plan, practically no money, but plenty of dreams, the girls catch a lift with Mimi's handsome, mysterious friend Ben in his '73 Buick convertible
A hardened young woman is mistaken as the new wife of a dead man and welcomed into his wealthy and loving family.
In one fleeting moment, L.A. firefighter Gordy Brewer loses everything he ever cared about. Running late to meet his wife and young son at a downtown high-rise, the devoted family man arrives in time to witness a bomb explode, showering the area with debris and shattered glass. The explosion is cred
All that no-nonsense LAPD detective Mitch Preston asks is that he be left alone to do his job. Patrol Officer Trey Sellars is a different story. Instead of being a cop, he would much rather play one on TV. One night Trey stumbles into an undercover operation in progress, blowing Mitch''s chance of nailing a drug dealer. At the same time, a television news crew barges in on the action. In frustration, Mitch fires a shot at the camera, which lands his photo on the front page of every newspaper and earns him an official reprimand. Knowing a sure ratings draw when she sees one, network television producer Chase Renzi swoops in and sells the Chief of Police on the PR benefits of letting her crew follow Mitch around the clock for a live reality show about cops. For Mitch it''s a chance to beat suspension from the force. But the deal comes with one catch -- Mitch must team up with a more charismatic and camera-ready partner -- Trey. For Mitch, it''s a living hell. For Trey, it''s his dream come true.
When Chuck Hauser returns to his childhood home with his new wife for the reading of his father's will, he finds that many of the townfolk still suspect him of his first wife's death.
Adaptation of Donald Margulies' play. Gabe and Karen, the perfect couple, are shocked when best friends Beth and Tom announce they are divorcing, forcing them to examine their own seemingly happy relationship as well as their friendship with Beth and Tim.
Seventh grade. Junior high. A rite of passage every twelve-year-old looks forward to with that bittersweet mixture of anticipation and loathing. For paperboy Max Keeble, seventh grade means a chance at a new beginning and an opportunity to reinvent himself and start over. But he soon realizes that s
In New York during the height of World War II, an American community begins to unravel when a man and his wife become victims of mistaken identity.
Lincoln High''s A-Cheerleading Squad is your typical group of mall-going, pizza-eating, boy-chasing 21st century American teenagers living on the edge of perfection. Sure, each member has her foibles. Diane, the captain of the squad who is madly in love with Lincoln High star quarterback Jack Bartlett, has nuclear-powered enthusiasm. Hannah is righteously born-again. Kansas, the rebel whose mother is doing time in the local prison, can''t help but talk trashy. Lucy is a geek obsessed with going to Harvard. And Cleo has fantasies of stalking Conan O''Brien. High school is mostly heaven for these paragons of teenage bliss - until Jack and Diane find themselves in an unexpected adult situation, and in desperate need of extra cash. In order to help their friend Diane, the A-Squad goes where no cheerleader has gone before: taking on a little after-school project known as bank robbery. But like five Bonnies without a Clyde, the A-Squad does things their way - with a little sugar and a lot of spice.
After learning that his best friend's parents are getting a divorce, Justin Carver fears the worst when he sees his mother, Stephanie, kissing Santa Claus. Justin and his friend Bobby conclude that if Santa rewards "nice" boys and girls, then the only way to keep Santa away from his mother on Christ
Jeff Obold is a man who seems to have everything, but he suspects that he wants something more. When eccentric entrepreneur Bruno Rubin invites him to an exotic party, the suspicion blossoms into certainty. His mysterious new friend introduces him to a strange, caged creature called a Darkling, a my
When embittered con man John is released from prison, he is met at the gate by his ruthless mentor Rome, who persuades him into pulling one last job. When John attempts a swiftly botched double cross, he assumes the identity of his estranged brother Jeremiah, a preacher about to become a fully ordai
A psychopathic female murderer escapes from prison and proceeds to go on a rampage of bloodshed at a college campus.
Drama set in the world of rock and roll about two brothers and their best friend who form a rock band. When one of their songs becomes a modest hit, they head to L.A. where the reality of the music business begins to tear them apart.<P>Beyond Gravity, a group fronted by singer-songwriter-guitarist L
A top-secret operation is authorized to rescue an undercover agent from a dangerous Cuban jail, where she is being terrorized to divulge classified information. Six women, all violent felons being held in a maximum-security prison with no hope of ever being paroled, are presented with the opportunit
A California congressman's wife and daughter are abducted and held hostage in a historic hotel. Logan McQueen is sent to the scene to assist his former partner, Charlie Duffy, who has been taken captive trying to broker the ransom deal. McQueen must risk his life to face the cunning killer and save
Nick Falzone is a control freak. An air traffic control freak. He 'pushes tin' at New York's Terminal Radar Approach Control center. Part catacomb, part frat house, TRACON is the chaotic air traffic facility on Long Island that handles up to 7,000 flights a day into and out of the finite airspace ab
A woman who kills her abusive husband harbors a fugitive who attracts mercenaries trying to kill him.
Follows the lives of Sonny and Cher, from 28-year-old Sonny's first meeting with 16-year-old Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre to their rise to fame as rock stars and beyond. Based on Sonny Bono's autobiography "And the Beat Goes On."
As a serial bomber terrorizes the city, veteran ex-cop/ex-con Logan McQueen investigates the only lead -- a notorious murderer imprisoned on death row who claims to be having dreams that foretell the terrible crimes. When the bomber kidnaps the convict''s daughter, McQueen races against a ticking bomb to save her life.
Nicole and Chase live next door to each other--but are worlds apart. Nicole is up on the latest fashions; Chase is on the latest protest. She wouldn't miss a pep rally or basketball game; he can usually be found moping in some darkened coffee house. Nicole wants a dream date with the star basketball
Joan Conner always felt that she was in the shadow of her younger, attractive sister Laurie. When Laurie leaves her boyfriend of five years - Michael, an exciting but undependable writer - he begins to pursue Joan. Joan is initially flattered by the attention but when Michael starts stalking Laurie
A wealthy and politically ambitious man, running for governor of Missouri in the year 2000, finds his road to the White House compromised by a secret past, threats of blackmail from a surrogate father, and a stormy marriage being exposed to the media by a young reporter.
After battling cancer for a number of years, successful attorney and single mom, Susan Allen, faces the reality that the disease is back. While Susan struggles to resolve long-festering issues with her parents and quell the anger and sadness that has affected her 12-year-old daughter, Carson, she me
The relationship among three friends, graduating high-school students, is tested when the female of the trio gets a marriage proposal.
Television movie based on Mitch Albom's book about his reunion with his former sociology professor Morrie Schwartz. Mitch Albom lives life in the fast lane. He's an accomplished sportswriter for the "Detroit Free Press"; he jets across the country from one sports event to the next; and his fiancee,
Gwen and Dave Todson are awakened one morning by a phone call from Dave's brother Rick, with the news that his wife Pat is dead. Rick says that a burglar is responsible, but the police don't believe it and want to question Dave and Gwen about Rick and Pat's marriage. On his way to the police station
It is mid-summer 1995 as a 1978 Mercedes zooms down the highway, heading west. Inside sit 14-year-old Ann August and her mother Adele. Against her will, Ann is being moved to Beverly Hills where Adele, stifled by small-town life in Bay City, Wisconsin hopes to make her colorful dreams come true. Ann
A virtual reality designer accused of murder realizes he's been living in a simulated world.
Kiko, Angie and Liano are three Los Angeles Latino kids who have rejected school but are also not part of gang culture. They are the kids nobody ever notices. But when Kiko loses his job and is nearly run over by a white guy in a convertible, his anger prompts him into one act of defiance that prope
A special agent of the FBI, a case officer of the CIA, and a general in the U.S. Army have all taken the same oath--"to support and defend the Constitution." But when a bus blows up in Brooklyn and campaign of terror begins to make its bloody mark on the streets of New York City, the men and women w
An extrapolation from real events in the life of James Whale, who directed the Universal Pictures horror classics "Frankenstein" and "The Bride of Frankenstein," and died in an apparent suicide in a Hollywood pool in 1957. As the drama unfolds, Whale, who has suffered a stroke, becomes a melancholy
Based on Neil Sheehan''s Pulitzer Prixe-winning book, which tells the true story of John Paul Vann, one of the first U.S. senior military advisers sent to Vietnam. Initially determined to defeat the Communists, Vann soon realized that the way in which the war was being fought made victory impossible. He saw that the U.S. government was supporting a corrupt regime in South Vietnam, which had no intention of carrying out the reforms they espoused. Vann shared this information, becoming a major source for American journalists critical of the war. After he returned home in 1964, Vann became bored with domestic life and returned to Vietnam in 1965 as a civilian to help the war''s victims. Following Richard Nixon''s election as president, Vann was appointed a civilian general, the first in history, for his efforts. While serving in this capacity, Vann was killed in a helicopter crash in 1972.
Movie based on the true story of Helen Keller, now an adult, and her teacher, Annie Sullivan. Their close relationship is threatened when John Macy, a caring young professor at the college Helen attends, comes between them. John and Annie fall in love and marry and the two women must choose what is
When a stake-out goes bad and the suspect is murdered, veteran officer Conrad Logan finds himself framed for the crime and serving time in a maximum security prison. Logan is eventually retried and hits the streets to clear his name and reclaim his life.
A crime scene photographer and his girlfriend are pursued by a rogue cop whom he is blackmailing.
Space aliens kidnap Earthlings to probe their weaknesses and pave the way for the colonization of Earth.
Anthropologist James Krippendorf is a single dad trying to raise three kids. For the past two years he's been living off of grant money to study an "undiscovered" tribe in New Guinea. Word comes that his lecture is due but there is no tribe. Out of desperation Krippendorf uses his own family who bec
When an air traffic computer glitch results in a mid-air collision, hundreds of people are killed and air traffic controller Henry Drake is blamed for the crash. Investigator John Dantley tries to determine the true cause of the crash in which his girlfriend has perished. Henry Drake, feeling persec
The story of a Montana family whose struggle to hold onto land passed down through generations is made more difficult when the son is critically injured in an auto accident.
Reporter Tom Maguire and his editor Irene Duncan respect each other professionally, but personally they are opposites. Irene is searching for the perfect mate, while Tom fears commitment. When Tom slips a disc in his back after pushing Irene's car out of the mud, Irene offers to let him stay with he
A laid-back Los Angeles bowler named Jeff Lebowski, nicknamed "The Dude", is beaten up by thugs who let him know that his wife owes money to Jackie Treehorn. One problem remains; The Dude has never been married and has never heard of Jackie Treehorn. Realizing the situation is a case of mistaken ide
A special FBI agent and an ace woman detective join forces to snare a pack of rogue vigilante cops who are murdering major criminals.
A young college professor finds himself tormented by the "ghost" of a former student lover, who killed herself over him. Or so he thinks, when he discovers he's being framed by a rival feamle professor who is attracted to him.
Movie based on the best-selling book of the same title about Bridget Smith Michaels, a woman who remarries after the death of her first husband is ruled accidental. Her seemingly idyllic second marriage crashes when her new husband Ron realizes that they are deeply in debt due to his wife's unchecke
Sam Howard and Bill Driscoll, a harmless yet dimwitted pair, kidnap the rambunctious nine-year-old Andy, the richest kid in town. Andy dreams of being his favorite fictional character -- Red Chief, the Indian warrior. When the somewhat rowdy lad is kidnapped by the down-on-their-luck hobos, he prete
Colt Erikson is struggling to get his helicopter charter service off the ground so he can start a life with his girlfriend Julia. When he is hired by the beautiful Alex Vaughn to survey local ranch land, Alex hijacks the helicopter and forces Colt to act as a getaway for her convict boyfriend Randy
The story of two emergency medical technicians, Tom, an earnest and seemingly innocent young man from Pennsylvania who has moved to Los Angeles where he lands this intense and challenging job; and Jimmy, his unflappable and reliable veteran partner, who is seriously reckless and desperate. For both
A private investigator is hired to follow a beautiful woman who is suspected of cheating on her husband, and falls in love with her before the husband is killed.
Set in Tulsa in the 1970s, a story which follows the exploits of Bobbie, a drug-addicted teenage runaway and thief, who is happy making money the hard way--stealing it by breaking into vending machines. Following a botched raid on a college, he is approached by the funny and charismatic uncle of a d
A remake of Frank and Eleanor Perry's 1962 film "David and Lisa," based on the book by Theodore Isaac Rubin about two teenagers who live at the Borders School, a school for disturbed youth. David is a brilliant but troubled teen obsessed with time and death. No one seems to be able to reach him, unt
When his wife is held captive by conspirators, an ace stunt-car driver is forced to participate in the abduction of the U.S. President.
A mob widow must decide, at the risk of losing her $15 million inheritance, whether to obey a clause in her husband's will that forbids her to have any relationships with men after his death. However, when she falls for a man to whom her husband was indebted, the two must contend with a bodyguard wh
A young man receives a crystal that becomes a dangerous and powerful weapon when he is caught between two warring worlds from a different dimension fighting to dominate the Earth.
Celeste, a wealthy socialite, opposes her daughter Laurel's marriage to Ted, a young man with a blue-collar background whom Laurel met through a personal ad. The couple proceed with their wedding, despite Celeste's threats to cut off her daughter completely. They attempt to move on with their lives
When a couple's car breaks down on a remote highway, the wife accepts a ride from a trucker to call for assistance at the local café. But when the husband arrives at the café and she's not there, he begins a desperate search to find her.
A successful family man learns that he is a cybernetic experiment -- a totally rebuilt human being whose memories are not real. Within hours, the world as he knows it will be over unless he can find a way to fight back against the men behind the experiment who have ordered his immediate termination.
Left for dead after being shot by his ruthless Russian partner, an American smuggler with revenge on his mind is resuscitated by the government to infiltrate the Moscow underworld.
Set in 2008, Malik Brody, a down-on-his-luck writer, is sitting in a San Francisco pub, when four gunmen burst into the bar and try to grab another patron, who uses his martial arts skills and Malik's body to make his escape. As the two men flee to Los Angeles, Malik learns that his kidnapper, Toby
Fictionalized vignettes which examine the 1992 Los Angeles riots from four distinct ethnic perspectives: Asian, Latino, white and black. "Gold Mountain" attempts to delineate the familiar generational split between Old World Chinese parents and their New World son while the family liquor store is be
Two freshman college students join a sorority and go through the initiation process. When one dies during the hazing, the other exposes the dangerous practice, encountering silence and resistance from students and the college administration.
The Dalai Lama fights Chinese oppression while trying to lead his flock.
When millionaire Sam Westing turns up dead, the tenants of the Sunset Towers apartment complex are summoned to a reading of his will. They are told one of them is the murderer and whoever discovers the killer's identity in one week will inherit Westing's $20 million fortune. The building's residents
Steve Riordan, a manipulative white supremacist, prays on the vulnerable citizens of an economically troubled community. Carol Gibbs is despondent over her woeful financial situation and looks to Riordan for guidance, turning her back on her husband. When Carol and her children want to leave Riordan
When a series of hate crimes rocks the usually quiet town of Billings, Montana, Tammy Schnitzer, a life-long resident, is shocked to witness the rash of senseless violence and hate of a band of white supremicists. With the help of the newly-appointed Police Chief, Schnitzer succeeds in mobilizing th
A young man brings his fiancee home to meet his family over the Thanksgiving holiday. Throughout the evening the reality of the Pascal family is truly revealed--they''re all catering to a daughter who is obsessed with Jackie-O and the Kennedy assassination.
Daniel and his girlfriend Suzanne are on their way to meet his parents when he begins to drive the car with his eyes closed while speeding down a twisting stretch of highway. When they arrive, Suzanne soon recognizes that Daniel is the black sheep of the family. They retreat to the basement and as t
EPA agent Jack Taggart has set out on assignment to discover the killer of his most trusted colleague. Following the agent''s last known path, Taggart travels through Appalachia only to discover lethal chemical dumping sites of cyanide, benzene, and dTCE. The people in the region are getting sick and whoever is responsible for the dumping is being protected by a wall of silence. Infiltrating the community, Taggart centers his investigation around mining tycoon Orin Hanner who is tied to those mines being used for the illegal dumping. Taggart also meets Sarah Kellogg who protects a family secret that may lead to an ecological disaster.
Movie based on Joan Ryan's book of the same title about a mother's experiences with the U.S. gymnastics establishment while her daughter was undergoing amateur training and competition. Depicts the compromising position in which some young athletes unwittingly find themselves in the name of competit
In the near future, where corporations screen their employees based on their genetic makeup, a man with a congenital heart condition tries to assume the identity of a former athlete with perfect genes in order to fulfill his dream of traveling in space.
A Hollywood private investigator heads up an elite detective agency staffed with talented misfits who don''t fit into the conventional world of law enforcement. Navarro and his team see the seedy underbelly of Hollywood''s glitz and glamour and must deal with their own personal issues, often demons from previous careers.
A private eye goes under cover to investigate a murder in an insane asylum. Getting himself committed, he poses as a patient to find the killer of a resident psychiatrist.
A top-secret computer chip has been stolen from the U.S. Defense Department. The international criminals who expertly and ruthlessly engineered its heist are asking for untold millions of dollars on the Black Market. But the precious booty, hidden inside a toy car, has been temporarily misplaced. Its final destination: a comfortable Chicago suburb. Quietly taking up residence in the tree-lined neighborhood, the four highly trained spies marshal all their diabolical resources and skills to retrieve the device. Their state-of-the-art surveillance and ruthless strategy have foiled Interpol, the FBI, U.S. Defense Agents and the local police. Only one person can stop this high-tech gang of black marketers. Meet eight-year-old Alex Pruitt. When this pesky team of bad guys invade his neighborhood, he''s the last and only line of defense. Alex has his own special surveillance tools. He has his own carefully mapped out strategy. He has courage. He has the chicken pox. And he''s "home alone"...
While hiking, a child falls in a hole and finds Atlas of Greek mythology, who ends up helping him as well as romancing the kid's mother and dealing with some mystical golden apples.
According to Simon Geist, a mysterious would-be arbiter of the L.A. zeitgeist, everything that used to be hip is not only passe, it's been co-opted and syndicated to such a degree that it's lost all meaning or reference. In fact, it has now become "retro-passe." Sick and tired of the consumerist men
An energetic 9-year-old has inside info on a plot to assasinate the President: his dog told him!
A woman learns her childhood friend has been sentenced to death for murders she says she didn't commit, and goes to extraordinary lengths to prove her friend's innocence. Based on a true story.
A hoard of hibernating rattlesnakes terrorizes the residents of a new community when the serpents' den is shattered by developers' dynamite.
When a military pilot volunteers to deliver medicine to miners on a far-off planet, his efficient space ship is designed with equipment and fuel allowance for only one person. Shortly after takeoff, he is alerted to an excess weight that is causing a fuel shortage. He discovers a young stowaway and
When Janet and Ned Beindorf decided to separate, they tried to break it to their kids gently. Unfortunately for them, their teenage son Grover and 10-year-old daughter Stacey have come up with a unique way of coping with the news. Coaxing their parents into the basement, Grover nails the door shut,
Adventures of a female American spy who joins forces with Benajmin Franklin to fight for American independence during the Revolutionary War.
Television movie based on the story of Paul Fleiss, a pediatrician sentenced in September 1995 to probation for working with his daughter Heidi to launder profits from her call-girl ring.
William Blake, a young accountant lost in unfamiliar territory and caught in inextricable circumstances which leaves destiny beyond his control, travels the western frontier during the mid 19th century. Wounded and branded an outlaw, Blake flees the gunmen hired to hunt him down. Nobody, an outcast
Samantha Caine is a suburban school teacher suffering from amnesia. When Caine''s mysterious past begins to haunt her idyllic life, she sets out on a desperate search to discover her true identity. Aided by Mitch Henessey, a dead-beat private detective, the two follow a trail of clues into the middle of a conspiracy led by rogue elements of the U.S. intelligence community and a notorious international arms dealer. They slowly learn that Caine is much more than a PTA mom who cooks a mean lemon meringue pie. Repressed from her memory is her former life as Charly Baltimore, a highly trained secret agent involved in the government''s most unscrupulous affairs. Submerged in a murky underworld with no boundaries for survival and no one they can trust, Henessey must help Samantha rekindle her dangerous past. For without the full extent of her lethal skills, they will never be able to confront Timothy, a vindictive enemy who''s plotting one of the most heinous acts of urban terrorism ever devised.
An investigative journalist goes to a remote island for a weekend filled with intrigue, as all the guests try to figure out who is trying to murder the host.
A young woman with a disfiguring facial scar gets a second chance at life when she undergoes plastic surgery.
After Gunther, a 14-year-old boy, moves to a small town with his family, he gets a job as a paper delivery boy. And when he discovers the pretty girl on his route and immediately falls for her, Gunther vows to make enough money to take her to an upcoming concert.
An ex-cop hired by a perfume company to find a killer who douses women with a designer fragrance before they die.
Jerry Lundegaard is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father, paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper and two innocent bystanders in rural Minnesota, drawing local Police Chief Marge Gunderson into her first homicide investigation. At first unaware that the homicides are connected to a Minneapolis kidnapping, Chief Gunderson draws closer to Jerry Lundegaard as his situation further unravels.
When a man ends a regretful love affair that occured during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn''t all it''s cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he''s no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he''s only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies'' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department''s beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman''s utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.
An FBI agent gets caught in the middle of a war between the mob and the Japanese underworld. While the G-man is extraditing a Japanese gangster, the mobster breaks free and forces their plane to land in Arizona. Before they know it, American mobsters, Japanese Yakuza and the FBI are all on their tai
Nick Stark is a Los Angeles architect graced with vitality, good looks, loyal friends, a thriving career, a down-to-earth attitude, and an irreverent sense of humor. Lately, however, Nick's vision and memory have been short-circuiting, and his headaches won't go away. Although he looks healthy, he h
When a woman who is engaged to be married to a Mormon man falls in love with her fiance's half-brother, a concert pianist and lapsed Mormon, a conflict between religious faith and affairs of the heart ensues.
Television movie about an abusive husband and the steps he takes to overcome his problem. Based on a true story.
Movie about Isaiah Turner, an adventurous farmboy whose quest to avenge his parents'' death sets him on a journey where he encounters an array of fictional and historical characters, ultimately becoming a self-assured gunslinger known as the Cherokee Kid. The story is narrated by The Cherokee Kid''s supportive sidekick, Juan Nepomuceno Cortina.
Drama about a divorcee who lives with her younger boyfriend and her teenage daughter. The trio's life together is destroyed when the daughter and boyfriend begin an intimate relationship.
Set in December 1910, Mrs. Santa Claus has devised a new round-the-world route which she is convinced will save Santa lots of time on Christmas Eve. She leaves the North Pole to test the route, but over New York City, her reindeer-driven sleigh is downed by a wind current, and Cupid's leg is twisted
A mysterious Frenchman uses his unique martial-arts skills to defend frontier homesteaders from a vicious landgrabber.
Four black Marines look back at their lives while under the threat of death in the jungle of Vietnam.
Dr. Sarah Taylor is criminal psychologist with a brilliant incisive mind. She is capable of dissecting the fabrications of accused serial killer Max Cheski, who is attempting to avoid a murder trial through an insanity plea. While shopping for groceries, Sarah meets a stranger--the charming, enigmatic Tony Ramirez, whose fiery combination of innocence and danger succeeds in breaking through Sarah''s emotional walls. She begins a passionate affair with Tony, an experience that is both exhilarating and frightening to someone as controlled as Sarah. As a new life unfolds for her, a series of increasingly disturbing events threaten to destroy it.
In order to take advantage of the free room, board, and per diem, one member of the Carl Bishop murder trial jury tries to prolong deliberations on this seemingly open-and-shut case. In the meantime, he falls for a fellow juror and learns that the facts of the case may not be what they seem.
A teaching android who yearns to experience the world and "pass" as a human being, agrees to having a life-saving heart operation under one condition -- that he be allowed to leave the laboratory and experience the real world for one day.
Illegal aliens are murdered to provide transplant organs for the affluent.
A woman is terrorized by her abusive husband until a 1990 "Unsolved Mysteries" broadcast helps bring about his arrest. Based on a true story.
Set in a post-nuclear future, a warrior son seeks to avenge the murder of his father and thereby restore order to the world and also free his love from captivity.
The secret past of a successful career woman happily married to a well-known architect comes back to haunt her in the form of a desperate blackmailer who know she is the lead suspect in a 10-year-old murder case.
A vindictive widow is obsessed with ruining the career and marriage of a carpenter who spurned her advances.
An amnesiac detective on the trail of a serial killer attempts to regain his memory with the help of a neurophysiology researcher.
Roberta, Tina, Samantha and Christina are four of the brightest and most successful women from Shelby, Indiana. During the summer of 1970, these once inseparable childhood friends breezed through heady days of cemetery seances, padded bras, and tell-all truth or dare sessions. It was the year they turned 12. The year they discovered what boys look like naked. The year they made the friendship pact that has lasted into adulthood. But it was also the year that their not-so-innocent world of childhood adventure was first cracked--by the reality of divorce and the eerie specter of a 25-year-old murder mystery. As the film begins, they''ve gathered together again to fulfill the promise they made that fateful summer and to attempt to solve one final mystery: how the girls they were at 12 could possibly have become the women they are now.
A Detroit journalist is lured by Hollywood to turn his column into a movie.
A family finds itself in an unrelenting battle against a wrathful swarm of killer bees.
In this follow-up to the 1992 original, the Mariachi plunges headfirst into the dark border underworld when he follows a trail of blood to the last of the infamous Mexican druglords, Bucho, for an action-packed, bullet-riddled showdown. With the help of his best friend and a beautiful book store owner, the Mariachi tracks Bucho, takes on his army of desperados, and leaves a trail of blood of his own.
A television movie detailing the story of soap opera actress Deidre Hall's struggle to conceive and the subsequent birth of her son by means of a surrogate mother.
A series of mini-dramas that take place in LA includes the story of a young girl who gets involved with a man who carries a gun in his glove compartment because he is afraid of highway violence. She leaves him just before he becomes the victim of a drive-by shooting. Another story concerns a famous
When a mother is the prime suspect in the disappearance of her own baby, she must take the initiative to find the child and clear her name. The frantic search for her kidnapped child leads the mother, who suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder, to uncover some shocking truths about herself and her
Husband-and-wife crime solvers Jonathan and Jennifer Hart continue their adventures in the fifth television movie based on the ABC series "Hart to Hart," which aired from 1979 to 1984. Jonathan thinks he may have discovered some long-lost family, but questions the sincerity of his newfound "relative
Russell Clifton and his wife Dana appear to have the perfect life. They''re an attractive, successful thirtysomething couple with a stable and loving relationship. But one thing''s missing--a child with whom to share their love. Unable to conceive a baby of their own, they visit an adoption agency and are immediately bewitched by the beautiful and mysterious young Janie. But the truth is Janie, a shy six-year-old, already has a set of parents: the Netherwoods, Leann and John, who are drifters and dangerous criminals. After a burglary went awry, John and Leann were forced to take flight and leave their daughter behind. Now, as Russell and Dana welcome Janie into their home, the new family''s happiness is threatened by the specter of the child''s biological family. Just as a semblance of domesticity begins to form at the Cliftons, the Netherwoods reappear to reclaim what is theirs. Having vowed to find their daughter, John and Leann will stop at nothing--including murder.
The sexual fantasies of women are explored by three female directors. Lizzie Borden's segment looks at a Latina aspiring actress and phone-sex operator; Monika Treut's segment is a story of a lesbian couple who have a deadly heterosexual affair; and Clara Law's segment explores the relationship betw
The power-mad Colonel of a remote Army base stalks the wife of a newly-arrived officer, threatening her with the destruction of her husband's career. After being arrested by MPs and falsely branded as insane, she fights back with force.
Marital problems plague an international spy who works for Omega Sector, a top-secret government agency charged with the intervention of nuclear terrorism.
Haunted by a bizarre suicide of a patient, psychologist Dr Bill Capa abandons his successful New York practice and relocates to Los Angeles only to find himself entangled in an explosive sexual relationship with the beautiful but enigmatic Rose. His web becomes even more tangled as he uncovers the brutal stabbing of a friend and colleague. As Capa gets closer to identifying the killer of his associate, Rose becomes an equally tantalizing mystery that he must solve--if he can avoid the lunatic murderer who''s stalking him.
A military family is forced to transfer to a new military base where they become the victims of a nuclear bomb testing cover-up.
A tribute to the life and work of children''s story teller Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
Two Navy military policemen escort a feisty and beautiful female prisoner across the country.
A paraplegic biophysicist devises technology that allows him to become a superhero for brief periods of time.
Film focuses on a year in a married couple''s life; including some of the problems they face, including the wife''s alcoholism and experiences in rehab.
Trucker Travis Blackstone has given up his dangerous ways and is trying to forget his past when he learns that his estranged brother, Franklin, has been marked for death by a ruthless drug lord because the brother embezzled $5 million during a money-laundering operation. Franklin's wife, Rhonda, who
When previously healthy patients begin dying, a Boston physician suspects that the hospital administration is using a "death serum" to kill high-risk patients and avoid the cost of treatment. Based on Robin Cook's novel.
The question of inheritance leads a large family into battle.
Grandpa Mori must return to Japan and present a ceremonial dagger he won fifty years ago to the winner of a ninja tournament, and he asks his grandsons Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum to accompany him. The dagger, Grandpa confides, is also the key to a secret cave of gold, which is why his nemesis of a half century ago and a trio of spaced-out heavy metal rockers are in hot pursuit.
An unemployed civilian advertising executive lands a teaching job with the Army, and soon discovers that his radical teaching philosophy doesn''t please his rigid military superiors.
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.
Four Asian-American women work through complicated relationships with their mothers.
Based on the true story of a police sergeant who, after vowing to find the killers of three brutally murdered teenagers, became obsessed with the search, risking both his job and family.
Pygmalionesque story about a disreputable business tycoon who sends his kept woman to be socially educated by a former journalist.
A Los Angeles hitman hired to protect a mysterious woman finds himself captivated by his client and ensconced in a deadly game of double-cross.
An adaptation of Arthur Miller''s play, "The American Clock," about the effects the Great Depression has on one middle-class family.
Based on the best seller by Randy Shilts about the history of the AIDS epidemic in America and how the medical, political and social establishments have dealt with the crisis.
A nurse kidnaps a baby in a desperate attempt to keep her lover and makes it appear as though the real mother gave birth to a stillborn child. Inspired by a true story.
Feature-length version of the hit TV sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies" (1962-71).
Two young brothers respond to the dissolution of their family by embarking on an adventure, after the older brother convinces the younger that he is a Pentagon creation: a Strategically Altered Mutant (SAM).
Three domestic pets try to return to the security of home after being separated from their human family.
The story revolves around a woman accused of killing her lover, and the lawyer who defends her.
A poet marries a woman who may be a crazed killer.
A policeman-lawyer, who arrests people and then defends them, is distracted in his personal life by three attractive women.
An investigator for the Utah District Attorney's Office becomes obsessed with capturing a charismatic and murderous cult leader.
A man develops a bizarre obsession that causes him to stalk a female colleague relentlessly for four years, culminating in a mass shoot-out at their office building. Based on a true story.
A look at the lives of three cousins in East L.A. in the early 1970s, each of whom takes a different path in life. One cousin ends up in San Quentin, where he becomes involved with the Chicano Mafia.
The story of four young people; two women and two men, trying to find happiness and a sense of place in rural America.
A holiday-themed comedy about two parents who run away from home when their teenage son becomes too much to handle. Based on a short film entitled "Missing Parents."
A television movie based on the classic Willa Cather novel. At the turn of the century, a young woman tames the unyielding Nebraska lands she inherits from her father and learns self-reliance amid the hardships of pioneer life.
A conman is elected to Congress where he takes advantage of his power to the fullest, until he falls in love with a lobbyist who tries to make him do something worthwhile.
After becoming a paraplegic in an accident, a soap opera star returns to her home in Louisiana. The story focuses on the relationship between the actress and her nurse.
Whimsical Leslie Zevo may not have a head for business, but he knows fun. When his dying father leaves the toy company in the hands of Lt. General Leland Zevo, Leslie will have to use the power of imagination to save the company from becoming an arms manufacturer.
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.
An adaptation of a play by Horton Foote about a Southern family in the 1930s facing threats from local politics, a drowning accident and the scandal of an extramarital affair.
A psychotic policeman terrorizes a young couple after their home is robbed.
An amnesia victim starts a new life working as a live-in nanny for a single father who helps her uncover her disturbing past.
Based on a true story. Three women join together to capture and seek revenge on the con man who swindled them.
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
Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
A television movie airing as part of the "Columbo" series of telefilms for "The ABC Sunday Night Movie." Columbo is called upon to rescue a kidnap victim.
A murderous would-be heart surgeon escapes from an insane asylum and returns to his hometown to operate on the inhabitants.
In the mid 50s, a young woman turns to prostitution after her father's death - leading to the demise of a romance she shared with a rich, handsome, young man.
A television movie based on Danielle Steel's best-selling novel, "Secrets." Focuses on the lives of the cast members of a fictional primetime television series.
A mobster''s girlfriend cum trashy lounge singer is sent to a convent under the Witness Protection Program, and leads the choir there to national fame.
Based on the life of Roy Cohn, the controversial lawyer and former assistant to Senator Joseph McCarthy.
A female private investigator in Los Angeles uncovers an elaborate plot when she searches for the missing relative of an Italian aristocrat.
A journalist fears for her illegitimate son's safety when his father decides to run for the presidency of the United States.
A mercenary from outer space tries to find some peace and quiet on planet earth.
A dramatization examining the effect of prison life on the family unit. "Parole Board" examines the story of a woman who is jailed for killing her husband. Coming up for parole she finds it difficult to face the prospect of renewing her relationship with the daughter she left behind. "Esperanza" foc
Two men, who are life-long friends and writing partners, are suddenly confronted with the frightening realization that one of the them is terminally ill -- perhaps as the result of breathing the other's cigarette smoke for years.
When blue-collar Hilary becomes the live-in chemotherapy nurse for wealthy, secretive Victor, seeing the effects of the treatment on him gives her second thoughts about staying. When the patient confesses his love for her, she stays, and the couple decides to make the most of however much time they
A fact-based drama about Morris Dees, a Southern lawyer and the founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, who wages a legal battle against a secret society bent on reasserting white supremacy in the United States.
A television movie based on a true story about a mother and son who are shot during a store hold-up and the effect it has on their family.
An unstable Los Angeles attorney discovers that her male lover and client is married to her long-lost college roommate. When he's found murdered, she becomes the defense attorney for his wife, who's been accused in the case.
Set in the 1970s, the story reflects on a group of Presbyterian missionaries and two American pilots/gun-runners in the Amazon, and how their intentions affect the world around them. Film focuses on the pilots' efforts to bomb a tribe of Indians off their land until one of the pilot's Indian herita
When a fire breaks out in one of Los Angeles' tallest buildings, several people are trapped on the upper floors. Based on the 1988 office-building blaze in downtown Los Angeles.
Set in 1941, the story focuses on a New York playwright who moves to a seedy L.A. hotel and suffers from writers' block after being recruited to write a wrestling movie for Wallace Beery.
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
A story about the rise of the mob involving the young Manhattan hoods: Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel and Frank Costello.
24 hours in the life of a L.A. street walker.
A Los Angeles police detective investigates a series of brutal random killings, only to discover the deaths are cover-ups for international espionage.
A possessive mother tries desperately to keep her son from marrying.
A man returns to his hometown and a series of dark secrets are revealed.
An exclusive prep school housing boys known for their discipline problems is taken over by Colombian terrorists. Some of the students courageously rebel, allowing for a successful military rescue.
A real estate agent, arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct, is sentenced to perform community service, coaching basketball to developmentally disabled adults.
Musical set in Texas in 1955, focusing on young rebels in a boys home during the birth of rock n'' roll.
A wealthy tycoon hires the world''s unluckiest accountant to find his equally unfortunate daughter.
Sequel to the sci-fi adventure about a near-indestructible cyborg.
A television movie about a female author whose fictional serial killer character from her books seemingly comes to life and actually begins a real-life murder spree.
A proud father faces wedding planners, florists and caterers as he prepares for his daughter''''s wedding.
A 27-year-old widowed yuppie falls for a 43-year-old waitress in a hamburger joint.
This is one of the most romantic films ever made. Ironically, most of the genuine love communicated between Sam (Patrick Swayze) and his wife Molly (Demi Moore) has to go through wacky psychic Oda Mae (Whoopi Goldberg). That''s because Sam is a ghost and Oda Mae is the only person who can talk to him. Sam wants to warn Molly about the danger she is in from his killer Carl (Tony Goldwyn), but has to get the goods on him first. This is the film that reminds you never to take love for granted and how much fun pottery can be.
An interracial romance, set against the backdrop of World War II and the internment of Asian-Americans in relocation camps.
A Los Angeles police officer who takes a vacation in a small desert community every summer, becomes a prime suspect in a bizarre murder investigation.
An unsuspecting young man falls in with a bad crowd of thieves and murderers.
Film version of Sandra Bernhard's hit off-Broadway one-woman show.
A police commander tries to track down an elusive, self-appointed hit man known for committing murder unasked and then extorting money from those who benefited from the death.
A couple's peaceful existence is disrupted when eight different house guests arrive for a visit.
A psychological thriller about an insecure girl who abuses the powers she derives from a mirror in her new home.
A group of Los Angeles detectives discover an illegal drugs-for-guns operation involving the military.
Two country handymen, Earl Basset and Valentine McKee, discover that their desolate town of Perfection, Nevada is infested with gigantic man-eating wormlike creatures that live below ground. The slightest vibration caused by movement attract the creatures to attack without warning, exploding out of the ground with jaws opened to swallow with deadly precision. The race is on to overcome these slimy subterraneans as the two unlikely heroes team up with a couple of zany characters, Burt and Heather Gummer, along with a shapely seismology student.
The story of two American pilots who fly for the CIA's covert airline during the last days of the Vietnam war.
A convicted killer escapes from prison and maneuvers his way into the lives of an unsuspecting woman and her son.
A yuppie couple become hostage to the tenant from hell in the nail-biting suspense thriller "Pacific Heights" (1990). Patty and Drake have found their dream house, and if they can find a few tenants to fill some rented rooms, they can even pay for it. Unfortunately, the mysterious drifter that moves
Remake of William Wyler's 1955 film about three escaped convicts who take over a suburban household.
The United States Army and the Drug Enforcement Agency join forces to break up a drug and terrorism operation.
A television movie in which a painter seeks revenge when he is framed for art forgery by his lover.
A story about a divorcee who risks jail on kidnapping charges when she refuses to allow her ex-husband access to their young child because she has strong reason to believe that he has been sexually abusing the child.
In an attempt to uncover a serial killer, a policeman goes undercover posing as a prison inmate.
A movie about the life of celebrated photographer Margaret Bourke-White, from the late 1920s through the 1930s and '40s, when she was making a name for herself at "Life" Magazine. It also focuses on her relationship with acclaimed writer Erskine Caldwell and how she sacrificed that relationship for a career.
An exploration of Memphis, Tennessee seen through the eyes of non-Americans.
In 1957 Mississippi, three college girls come to terms with the changing times, conflicts in their values and the issue of integration.
Story follows 24 hours in the lives of a group of people in a small fishing village in Maine.
A perpetual prankster pursues a conservative beauty for nearly three decades even though she's his own sister-in-law.
When a crazed psychology professor holds a class in his home for a select group of college students, he teaches each of them a lesson in fear. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to the professor, someone is fed up with his scare tactics and is out to get him.
A television weatherman takes on a bet to romance and win three women.
Set in the Napa Valley in 1895, an immigrant family struggles to keep their vineyards from industrialists.
The short life and fast times of John Belushi.
A dramatization of the life of musical superstar Karen Carpenter, who died suddenly in 1983 at the age of 32 from anorexia nervosa.
Story of a musician who works on the local wedding circuit and his aspirations of becoming a star.
A college biology professor who is experimenting with teaching monkeys sign language falls in love with a music professor.
In order to see his dying father, Homer, a mentally retarded dishwasher in Arizona, hitchhikes up to Oregon. Along the way he is picked up by Eddie, a vagabond, and the two quickly bond. However, Eddie begins taking things to an extreme, taking Homer to a brothel, burglarizing a store, and committ
Modern western comedy about three renegades, all petty criminals, struggling to gain ascendancy over each other in the small community of Dead Rock, Montana.
Despite the fact that his brain is exposed under a glass dome after reconstructive surgery, Ricky Caldwell, the notorious 'Killer Santa Claus', awakens from a six year coma and targets a clairvoyant blind woman, named Laura, who is traveling with her brother and his girlfriend to their grandmothers
College recruiters try to lure some love-struck highschool seniors coping with SAT pressures.
In order to escape from her violent and jealous boyfriend, Fay hires Jack, a second class private investigator to fake her death, so she can restart her life with a new identity. However, when the investigator joins her in her new life, and her boyfriend finds out that she is still alive, Fay must
A movie pilot for an unsold series. A maverick cop teams up with a research scientist to rescue her creation, a police-dog with a computer-enhanced brain.
Based on Hearst's own memoirs, a retelling of her 1974 kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army and her subsequent involvement with the self-styled revolutionaries.
After a man's son is accidentally killed by a group of teenagers, he calls upon the powers of a vengeful demon to avenge the death.
When a popular and talented high school student commits suicide, his entire town, specifically his best friend Chris, is left in shock, wondering why he did it. As Chris begins to take over many of David's responsibilities, however, he soon finds himself under the same intense pressures and looking
An aging outlaw is looking to live out his fantasies as a railway bandit despite being behind bars for twenty years. A former Texas ranger who feels responsible for letting his adversary out plans to go after him one more time.
Concert film of the rock group U2 during their "Joshua Tree" tour of the USA in 1987.
A rebellious brother and sister duo, with a penchant for weird mechanical devices, try to steer clear of the law.
An adaptation of the play based on the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925, in which a high school teacher in Tennessee was prosecuted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. The leading characters of Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond are thinly veiled portraits of the actual attorneys in the c
A grocery-store checker unexpectedly gets involved in high society and falls in love with a wealthy man who doesn't know her true identity.
Story about an English professor poisoned with a slow-acting toxin who has 24 hours to discover the identities of the people who poisoned him.
A city cop enlists a mountain guide to track a criminal in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest.
Set in the future, 300,000 aliens from another planet immigrate to Los Angeles and integrate themselves into human society.
Gamblers tempt members of the Chicago White Sox to throw the World Series.
A German woman, abandoned by her husband while traveling in the Nevada desert, forms an unlikely alliance with a black American woman.
A television movie about the Harding family forsaking city life for the quiet of the small town of Stepford where the women are programmed into perfection. Steven Harding's second wife, Laura, is concerned about her new law career, and the Harding children fear boredom. But Laura pries into the deat
Two high school students are ill-prepared for the bitter reality of teenage parenthood.
Singer Richie Valens fights family problems and bigotry to become a recording star.
The film centers around the volatile life and career of an abrasive late-night radio talk show host.
A man is desperate to recapture his dignity and self-worth after mandatory retirement from his job as chief arson investigator for a big-city fire department.
Concert film of Prince's 1987 summer tour of Europe.
A young man reluctantly joins a travelling family of evil vampires, when the girl he''''d tried to seduce is part of that group.
A woman trying to recover photos of herself and divorce her husband witnesses a murder and uncovers corrupt land dealings.
A pair of petty thieves and losers end up in jail with an Italian tourist. In a strange twist of luck, the three manage to escape and wonder what to do next.
Traveling to a spring break hookup, a college freshman has to car pool with a fussy female classmate.
The lightweight story of former WBA Lightweight Champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, who claimed he fought to keep alive the dream of his dad, a one-time lightweight contender whose chance at the title was dashed by World War II and being wounded in action. Sylvester Stallone, one of the screen's most
A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman now working the lonely hearts desk, whose wife is on the edge of senility. A joyous romantic comedy played with flair by the two leads. Mary Tyler Moor
Two fraternity brothers are stuck with their nerdy frat brother Wendell when they take a break from the Iowa winter and go to Palm Springs. As soon as they arrive, the guys meet the gorgeous Ashley Taylor, who is not interested in them, yet the two begin to step all over each other to see who will b
A mentally deranged, former engineer behaves violently toward his wife and two children. As a result of this case, more stringent regulations concerning mental patients were created in New York State. Based on a newspaper article.
Michael Learned finds that her life in a small Kansas town and those of her mother (Geraldine Page) and her daughter (Rosanna Arquette) are thrown into turmoil with the unexpected return of her drifter husband (Frederic Forrest) after seven years in prison. The drama is played out against the prepar
An aspiring young singer naively takes a job in a Tokyo nightspot and is drawn into a white slavery ring in which the entertainers are forced into prostitution by the Yakuza, Japan's equivalent of the syndicate. This TV version of what long was a B-movie staple of an earlier generation ran through s
The fact-based story of John and Reve Walsh who, following the kidnapping of their six-year-old son (later found murdered), prompted them to mount a national campaign and lobby in Congress to pass the Missing Children's Bill allowing parents access to the FBI's national crime computer. At the end of
Two generations of television personalities -- the contemporary players as students and '50s and '60s names as parents and teachers -- are pitted against each other in this teenage comedy set in a midwestern high school. This potential series pilot was followed by a second, hour-long one some months
Misc. Crew (feature film)
The story of Maggie Moreno, a tomboy whose brush with fate gives her an opportunity of a lifetime. Cole Thompson makes a bet with his boss that he can take any girl off the street and turn her into a pop star. Maggie accepts Cole's offer and after a long month of makeovers, voice and dance lessons,
A female assassin sneaks away with a million dollars and finds company with a single mother and her son who are trying to get away from gang violence after the son botches a drug deal.
A seven year old, out to prove St. Nick's existence, catches Santa coming into her house and lands him in jail.
When Chuck Hauser returns to his childhood home with his new wife for the reading of his father's will, he finds that many of the townfolk still suspect him of his first wife's death.
Misc. Crew (special)
A jilted man sinks into the depths of despair and begins an affair with a blow-up doll.
Helicopters were the cornerstone of "Air Mobile" -- a radical new strategic concept that changed the face of modern warfare by allowing infantry to be directly deployed to the battlefield. The essential tool of the military during Vietnam, helicopters served as jeep, gunship, taxi, ambulance, angel
When two criminals are double-crossed by their partner, they must pose as federal agents to intercept their money on its way to a private residence. After arriving at the residence, the "agents" are met by an even larger surprise -- an apathetic wife and her recliner-bound verbally abusive husband.
Concert special featuring Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
The young daughter of a single dad who is obsessed with baseball has trouble telling him that she wants to study ballet.
Children's drama adapted for younger audiences based on Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels." The special is hosted by two life-size animatronic characters, "Literacy Lion" and his wisecracking friend "Toucan," who introduce the special and provide information on the story and the author, Jonathan
Children's drama adapted for younger audiences from Homer's legendary tale of Greek mythology, which takes place in ancient Greece some 3,000 years ago. The special is hosted by two life-size animatronic characters, "Literacy Lion" and his wisecracking friend "Toucan," who introduce the special and
A special featuring country music star Reba McEntire during her 1994 multi-city tour.
A young insurance investigator finds his curiousity aroused by a series of coincidences involving a red door and a mysterious young woman.
An unexpected relationship develops when a polished corporate executive accidentally meets a learning-disabled man.
Randy Travis fulfills his longtime dream by starring in a western "movie" blending his music with comedy and drama.
A suburban matron confesses to shooting another shopper in a supermarket parking lot.
Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries about Attila the Hun, the ruthless 5th century warrior who helped unite his people in an area that is now Hungary. Tells the story of two worlds colliding and of the two men who embody the values and essence of those worlds. Attila, King of the Huns, is a visionary who sees more in his pe
Following Alabama governor George Wallace through segregation, presidential elections, an assassination attempt, and personal trauma.
Miniseries based on C. David Heymann's unauthorized biography of actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Recounts the true story of master spy John Walker Jr. The espionage organization he established over a two-decade period may have provided enough secrets to the Soviets to alter the balance of power between the USSR and the United States. In the process, Walker destroyed his family.
A two-part miniseries in which fashion designer Joanna Darby narrowly escapes accidental death only to be terrorized by strangers who seem bent on her destruction, but who end up dying themselves. In each case, the official death records list two different causes and times of death. Seeking help, Jo
A two-part miniseries pilot about a beautiful intergalactic woman who joins forces with a local cop when his city is being terrorized by an escaped being from another world.
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Bounty hunter Jack Walsh assigned to track down husband-and-wife con artists.
Bounty hunter Jack Walsh is back, and this time he's tracking down his old ex-con pal, Clifford.
Broke and desperate, bounty hunter Jack Walsh accepts an assignment to find seemingly benign bail jumper.
Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)
An update of the 1960s ABC television series about an extra-terrestrial invasion of Earth and the handful of humans who stand in their way.
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