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When alien crafts land across the world, a linguist expert is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat. As she learns to communicate with the aliens, she begins experiencing vivid flashbacks that become the key to unlocking the greater mystery about the true purpose of their visit.
A man experiences an existential crisis after finding fame and fortune in Hollywood.
When the ship Essex was sunk by a sperm whale in 1819, the crew escaped in small boats and after months, resorted to desperate measures to survive.
A female police officer accompanies two rangers across the Mexican border in order to capture a drug lord.
After tragedy strikes, a welterweight champ brawls his way back to glory.
Josh and Cornelia Srebnick are happily married middle-aged members of New York's creative class. They tried to start a family and were unable to - and have decided they're okay with that. But as Josh labors over the umpteenth edit of his cerebral new film, it's plain that he has hit a dry patch and
A chef who loses his highly rated restaurant in France tries to mount a comeback in London by re-assembling his team.
A man returns home and learns a long-hidden family secret, and his attempts to correct the situation put lives in danger.
Based on the series of children's horror books.
In the span of a single day, the town of Silverton is ravaged by an unprecedented onslaught of tornadoes. The entire town is at the mercy of the erratic and deadly cyclones, even as storm trackers predict the worst is yet to come. Most people seek shelter, while others run towards the vortex, test
Walter Keane became a household name in the 1950s, when his oddly emotional and best-selling paintings of big-eyed children made him a coveted TV talk show guest. But was the art really his? His wife Margaret claims that Walter's only contributions to the work were his signatures. The Keanes subsequ
When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, tortured half-to-death immigrant turns up in Hamburg's Islamic community, laying claim to his father's ill-gotten fortune, both German and U.S. security agencies take a close interest. As the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this mo
Storyline is under wraps.
Mark Schultz, despite having won a gold medal for wrestling at the 1984 Olympics, lives in the shadow of his accomplished older brother, Dave. Mark seems to have found his own path when multimillionaire John E. du Pont invites Mark to train as part of a national U.S. wrestling team preparing for the
Matthew Schudder, a former New York City cop and alcoholic, spends his retirement doing favors for his friends, which this time brings him into the dark underbelly of the City after a heroin kingpin's wife is kidnapped.
In a near future, an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world. Major William Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now fi
An orphan girl is adopted by a wealthy businessman and eventually wins over his heart.
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
When veteran 911 operator Jordan takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life.
Wladziu Valentino Liberace, a musical prodigy, emerged as a concert soloist at age 11 and was performing in symphony orchestras by his teenage years. He soon become a worldwide star, known as much for his flamboyant dress and lifestyle as his records, media appearances and musical talent, up until
In this tale of star-crossed lovers, Ethan, a young man longing to escape his small town, falls under the spell of Lena, a mysterious new girl. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.
Clary Fray is a seemingly ordinary New York teenager who discovers that she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. When her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with some Shadowhunters w
Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu for good.
A hostile alien race have attacked Earth and only the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham has saved the planet. In preparation for the next attack, the International Military are training only the best children to find the next hero and brilliant and shy Ender Wigginis pulled out of his school to join the elite at Battle School. Ender distinguishes himself and becomes the military's next great hope. He is promoted to Command School and trained by Rackham himself, to lead the epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race.
Luke is a high-wire, motorcycle performer who travels from town to town with the carnival. While passing through Schenectady, he tries to reconnect with former lover Romina and learns that she has given birth to their son Jason in his absence. Luke decides to give up life on the road and provide for
1922 New York was a city swinging to jazz rhythyms, fueled by champagne and rapid growth. In the midsty of this heady atmosphere, one young man, Nick Carraway, becomes intent on understanding the events surrounding the charismatic, wealthy and mysterious Jay Gatsby.
Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent named Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. But it's Irving's un
A notorious mafia family gets relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program. While they do their best to fit in, old habits die hard and they soon find themselves handling things the "family" way.
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcome
When a mysterious young woman arrives in a small North Carolina town, her reluctance to join the tight-knit community raises questions about her past. Slowly, she begins putting down roots and gains the courage to start a relationship with Alex, a widowed store owner with two young children. But dar
The infamous Riddick has been left for dead on a sun-scorched planet that appears to be lifeless. Soon, however, he finds himself fighting for survival against alien predators more lethal than any human he's encountered. The only way off is for Riddick to activate an emergency beacon and alert merce
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous old alcoholic thinks he's struck it rich and wrangles his son into taking a road trip across the heartland of America to claim the fortune.
A screenwriter pitches a slew of bizarre, crass film ideas to a baffled studio executive. The sketches include home schooling, a kidnapped leprechaun and the joys of blind dating.
Jeff Chang is a straight-A college student who has always walked the straight and narrow. When his best friends Casey and Miller make a surprise visit for his 21st birthday, he decides to throw caution to the wind, despite the fact that he has a medical school interview early the next morning. But w
This is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for "Britain's Got Talent." Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice,
Emily and Martin Taylor are a beautiful, wealthy couple living the good life, with a mansion, a sailboat and every luxury money can buy-until Martin is sent to prison for insider trading. For four years, Emily waits for him in a tiny apartment in upper Manhattan, but his release is just as devastati
This is the life story of President Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader who was the first black South African to hold the office of president and whose government ended apartheid in his country. Based on his autobiography, the film focuses on his early life, coming of age, education and the 27
When the President is kidnapped by a terrorist who seizes control of the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus"), disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team rushes to respond, they must rely on Banning's insider knowledge to save the President and prevent an even greater catastrophe.
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and - if he has his way - every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It's enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O'Mara and Jerry Wooters, who come together to try to tear Cohen's world apart.
Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and - if he has his way - every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It's enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O'Mara and Jerry Wooters, who come together to try to tear Cohen's world apart.
One year ago, an underwater tremor released great numbers of prehistoric piranhas in Lake Victoria during spring break. Now, some of the deadly, razor-toothed fish have gotten into the plumbing of the small town and are showing up in local swimming pools and the newly-opened summer attraction, the B
Over the moon about starting a family, TV fitness guru Jules and dance show star Evan find that their high-octane celebrity lives don't stand a chance against the surprise demands of pregnancy. Baby-crazy author and advocate Wendy gets a taste of her own militant mommy advice when pregnancy hormones
Mike is an entrepreneur. A man of many talents and loads of charm, he spends his days pursuing the American Dream from as many angles as he can handle: from roofing houses and detailing cars to designing furniture from his Tampa beach condo. But at night he's just magic. The hot headliner in an
Young adventurer Sean receives a coded distress signal from a mysterious island where no island should exist--a place of strange life forms, mountains of gold, deadly volcanoes, and more than one astonishing secret. Unable to stop him from going, Sean''s new stepfather joins the quest. Together with a helicopter pilot and his beautiful, strong-willed daughter, they set out to find the island, rescue its lone inhabitant and escape before seismic shock waves force the island under the sea and bury its treasures forever.
The residents of a town in Washington state awaken to the sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky and quickly find themselves under enemy occupation. A group of kids escape to the surrounding woods where they begin to train, organizing themselves into a guerrilla group.They call themselves the Wolverines (their high school mascot), and band together to protect one another, liberate their town from its captors and claim their freedom.
Life doesn''t always go according to plan... Pat Solitano has lost everything - his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back with his mother and father after spending eight months in a state institution on a plea bargain. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, remain positive and reunite with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances of their separation. All Pat''s parents want is for him to get back on his feet - and to share their family''s obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles football team. When Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if he''ll do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives.
Beca is that girl who'd rather listen to what's coming out of her headphones than what's coming out of anyone's mouth. Arriving at Barden University, she finds herself not right for any clique but is somehow muscled into one she would never have picked on her own - alongside mean girls, sweet girls and weird girls with nothing in common except how good they sound when they sing together. When Beca takes this acoustic singing group out of their world of traditional arrangements and perfect harmonies into all-new mash-ups, they fight to climb their way to the top of the cutthroat world of college music competitions. This could wind up either the coolest thing they'll ever do or the most insane, and it will probably be a little of both.
Barney Ross, Lee Christmas, Yin Yang, Gunner Jensen, Toll Road and Hale Caesar -- with newest members Billy the Kid and Maggie aboard -- are reunited when Mr. Church enlists the Expendables to take on a seemingly simple job. The task looks like an easy paycheck for Barney and his band of old-school mercenaries. But when things go wrong and one of their own is viciously killed, the Expendables are compelled to seek revenge in hostile territory where the odds are stacked against them. Hell-bent on payback, the crew cuts a swath of destruction through opposing forces, wreaking havoc and shutting down an unexpected threat in the nick of time - five tons of weapons-grade plutonium, far more than enough to change the balance of power in the world. But that''s nothing compared to the justice they serve against the villainous adversary who savagely murdered their brother.
In the year 1752, Joshua and Naomi Collins, with young son Barnabas, set sail from Liverpool, England to start a new life in America. But even an ocean was not enough to escape the mysterious curse that has plagued their family. Two decades pass and Barnabas has the world at his feet-or at least the
Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the Hunger Games are a nationally televised event in which "Tributes" must fight with one another until one survivor remains. Pitted against highly-trained Tributes who have prepared for these Games their entire lives, Katniss is forced to rely upon her sharp instincts as well as the mentorship of drunken former victor Haymitch Abernathy. If she's ever to return home to District 12, Katniss must make impossible choices in the arena that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
Kay and Arnold are a devoted couple, but decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to spice things up and reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a renowned couple's specialist in the small town of Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her skeptical husband, a steadfast man of routine, to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is hard enough - the real challenge for both of them comes as they shed their bedroom hang-ups and try to re-ignite the spark that caused them to fall for each other in the first place.
Beth Raymer leaves behind her life as a stripper in Florida and heads to Las Vegas to realize her dream: being a cocktail waitress in a glitzy casino. But, when her career goals don't pan out, she falls in with Dink, a kind and idiosyncratic sports gambler. Beth wins Dink's admiration when she shows
Jim Grant is a public interest lawyer and single father raising his daughter in the tranquil suburbs of Albany, New York. His world is turned upside down when a brash young reporter named Ben Shepard exposes his true identity as a former 1970s antiwar radical fugitive wanted for murder. After living
Fountain Lakes' notorious mom-daughter duo, Kath and Kim take a trip abroad, extending their particular brand of comedy to the world outside their suburban enclave. Upon arrival, the pair constantly bump heads with the locals until chance permits them to meet a mysterious royal that courts the duo,
Young Los Angeles police officers Taylor and Zavala patrol the city's meanest streets of south central Los Angeles. The action unfolds through footage from the handheld HD cameras of the police officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, and citizens caught in the line of fire to create a riveting
Aspiring author Eddie Morra is suffering from chronic writer''s block, but his life changes instantly when an old friend introduces him to NZT, a revolutionary new pharmaceutical that allows him to tap his full potential. With every synapse crackling, Eddie can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard, learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations and beguile anyone he meets-as long as he keeps taking the untested drug. Soon Eddie takes Wall Street by storm, parlaying a small stake into millions. His accomplishments catch the eye of mega-mogul Carl Van Loon, who invites him to help broker the largest merger in corporate history. But they also bring Eddie to the attention of people willing to do anything to get their hands on his stash of NZT. With his life in jeopardy and the drug''s brutal side effects taking their toll, Eddie dodges mysterious stalkers, a vicious gangster and an intense police investigation as he attempts to hang on to his dwindling supply long enough to outwit his enemies.
Officially, Apollo 17, launched December 17th, 1972, was the last manned mission to the moon. But in December of 1974, two American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon, funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage that the astronauts captur
Idealistic campaign worker Stephen Meyers has sworn to give all for Governor Mike Morris, a wild card presidential candidate whose groundbreaking ideas could change the political landscape. However, a brutal Ohio primary threatens to test Morris''s integrity. Stephen gets trapped in the down-and-dirty battle and finds himself caught up in a scandal where the only path to survival is to play both sides.
Having grown up in Nevada after her Australian father abandoned the family, musician Heidi returns to Australia to attend her dad's funeral. A little bit adrift in her home country and experiencing mixed feelings of grief and remorse about her late father, she meets local fruit grower Michael. Soon,
An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for a mixed martial arts tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towar
Behmen is a medieval knight who undertakes a mission, pitting him against a devious witch and making him the last hope for the world against an ancient and dark force. His faith broken by years of battle as a crusader, Behmen returns to central Europe to find his homeland decimated by the Black Plag
Cataleya is a young woman who has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer and working for her uncle, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents'
The most famous tap-dancing penguin, Mumble, returns along with the love of his life, Gloria, and their old friends Ramon and Lovelace. Mumble and Gloria now have a son, Erik, who is struggling to find his own particular talents in the Emperor Penguin world. But new dangers are threatening the pengu
Arthur Bishop is a ''mechanic'' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It''s a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But when his mentor and close friend Harry is murdered, Bishop is anything but detached. His next assignment is self-imposed - he wants those responsible dead. His mission grows complicated when Harry''s son Steve approaches him with the same vengeful goal and a determination to learn Bishop''s trade. Bishop has always acted alone but he can''t turn his back on Harry''s son. A methodical hit man takes an impulsive student deep into his world and a deadly partnership is born. But while in pursuit of their ultimate mark, deceptions threaten to surface and those hired to fix problems become problems themselves.
After years of growing apart, Harold Lee and Kumar Patel have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for their respective Yuletide celebrations. But when a mysterious package mistakenly arrives at Kumar's door on Christmas Eve, his attempt to redirect it to Harold's house ends with t
Michael "Mick" Haller, is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Continental sedan. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime: defending a rich Beverly Hills playboy who is accused of attempted murder. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money pay-off swiftly develops into a deadly match between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller.
Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room...until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large-Professor Moriarty-and not only is he Holmes'' intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, may actually give him an advantage over the renowned detective. When the Crown Prince of Austria is found dead, the evidence, as construed by Inspector Lestrade, points to suicide. But Sherlock Holmes deduces that the prince has been the victim of murder-a murder that is only one piece of a larger and much more portentous puzzle, designed by Professor Moriarty. The cunning Moriarty is always one step ahead of Holmes as he spins a web of death and destruction-all part of a greater plan that, if he succeeds, will change the course of history.
Kate has a lot on her mind. There's the ethical problem of buying furniture on the cheap at estate sales and marking it up at her trendy Manhattan store. And how much markup can she get away with? There's the materialism problem of not wanting her teenage daughter to want the expensive things that K
A tale of the passions and tragic fate of a princess, a rich heiress of a French kingdom under threat in the wars of religion of 1562. In love with the Duke of Guise since she was a child, she is forced to marry the Prince of Montpensier.
When Tamara Drewe sashays back to the bucolic village of her youth, life for the locals is thrown upside down. Tamara-once an ugly duckling-has been transformed into a devastating beauty (with help from plastic surgery). As infatuations, jealousies, love affairs and career ambitions collide among th
Trying to recover from a sudden break-up, Jen Kornfeldt believes she''ll never fall in love again. But when she reluctantly joins her parents on a trip to the French Riviera, Jen happens to meet the man of her dreams, the dashing, handsome Spencer Aimes. Three years later, her seemingly impossible wish has come true: she and Spencer are newlyweds living the ideal suburban life - that is, until the morning after Spencer''s 30th birthday when bullets start flying. Literally. It turns out Spencer never bothered to tell Jen he''s also an international super-spy, and now Jen''s perfect world has been turned upside down. Faced with the fact that her husband is a hit man, Jen is determined to discover what other secrets Spencer might be keeping - all the while trying to dodge bullets, keep up neighborly appearances, manage the in-laws and work out some major trust issues. And you thought suburban life was easy.
Bob Ho is an undercover CIA superspy who decides to give up his career in espionage to settle down with his next-door neighbor and girlfriend, Gillian. But Bob has one more mission to complete before Gillian agrees to marry him--winning over her three opinionated kids. When Gillian suddenly has to leave town, Bob volunteers to babysit the children so he can earn their approval. But when one of the kids mistakenly downloads a top-secret formula from his computer, Bob''s archenemy, a Russian terrorist, moves in for the attack, forcing Bob to juggle the roles of spy and prospective stepfather in the most challenging mission of his career.
John Tyree is a handsome, soft-spoken Special Forces soldier visiting his father in South Carolina while on leave. Savannah Curtis is a beautiful, idealistic college student from a wealthy Southern family, home for spring break. John and Savannah are from different worlds, but through a chance enc
The fun, the fashion, the friendship: "Sex and the City 2" brings it all back and more as Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda take another bite out of The Big Apple--and beyond--carrying on with their busy lives and loves. What happens after you say "I do"? Life is everything the ladies ever wis
Follows Joaquin Phoenix as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to reinvent himself as a hip hop musician. The film is a portrait of an artist at a crossroads. Defying expectations, it explores notions of courage and creative reinvention, as well
Lara Brennan (Elizabeth Banks) is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. She was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John (Russell Crowe) would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there''s no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out.
The only life they''ve known is war. The only loyalty they have is to each other. They are the Expendables: leader and mastermind Barney Ross, former SAS blade expert Lee Christmas, hand-to-hand combat specialist Yin Yang, long barrel weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitions expert Toll Road, and precision sniper Gunnar Jensen. Living life in the fringes of the law, these hardened mercenaries take on what appears to be a routine assignment: a covert, CIA-funded operation to infiltrate the South American country of Vilena and overthrow its ruthless dictator General Garza. But when their job is revealed to be a suicide mission, the men are faced with a deadly choice, one that might redeem their souls--or destroy their brotherhood forever.
In the age-old battle between cats and dogs, one crazed feline has taken things a paw too far. Kitty Galore, formerly an agent for cat spy organization MEOWS, has gone rogue and hatched a diabolical plan to not only bring her canine enemies to heel, but take down her former kitty comrades and make t
Soren, is a young owl enthralled by his father's epic stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythic band of winged warriors who had fought a great battle to save all of owl kind from the evil Pure Ones. While Soren dreams of someday joining his heroes, his older brother, Kludd, scoffs at the notion
Every year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 for Spring Break, a riot of sun and drunken fun. But this year, there's something more to worry about than hangovers and complaints from local old timers; a new type of terror is about to be cut loose on Lake Victoria. A
Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence after the sudden death of their young son in an accident. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of pain and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot
Kassie, is a smart, fun-loving single woman who, despite her neurotic best friend Wally's objections, decides it's time to have a baby - even if it means doing it by herself - with a little help from a charming sperm donor. But, unbeknownst to her, Kassie's plans go awry because of a last-minute swi
For years, Bliss Cavendar has been dreaming of escaping her tiny, truck-stop of a town Bodeen, Texas. Unfortunately her devoted, beauty pageant obsessed mother is convinced that Bliss can only succeed in life if she wins the crown at the local Miss Blue Bonnet Pageant, but the awkward outsider knows
Two siblings rival each other inside the world of professional soccer.
Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn help at making the real cash, the
Ned Kendall returns to his family home to say goodbye to his dying father, only to have long-buried secrets from the family's past awakened by memories of his beautiful sister.
Christine Brown is an ambitious L.A. loan officer with a charming boyfriend, Professor Clay Dalton. Life is good until the mysterious Mrs. Ganush arrives at the bank to beg for an extension on her home loan. Should Christine follow her instincts and give the old woman a break? Or should she deny
On what should have been a fun-filled day at the races, Nick O'Bannon has a horrific premonition in which a bizarre sequence of events causes multiple race cars to crash, sending flaming debris into the stands, brutally killing his friends and causing the upper deck of the stands to collapse on him.
The rags-to-riches story of Chinese ballet dancer Li Cunxin who, at age 11, was chosen to train at Madam Mao's Beijing Dance Academy and later went on to become one of the world's greatest dancers.
At 17 Mike O''Donell (Zac Efron) was on top of the world; he was a basketball star and was a shoe in for a college scholarship. But on what''s supposed to be his big game where college scouts are checking him out, His girlfriend Scarlett reveals that she''s pregnant. Mike decides to leave the game and asks Scarlett to marry him. During their marriage, Mike could only whine about the life he lost because he married her. So she throws him out. And when he loses his job, he returns to the only place he''s happy at - his old high school. And while looking at his high school photo, a janitor asks him if he wishes he could be 17 again and he says yes. One night while driving he sees the janitor on a bridge and apparently jumps in and he goes after him. When he returns to his friend Ned''s house, where he has been staying, he sees that he is 17 again. He decides to take this opportunity to get the life he lost.
It is the summer of 1969 and young Willie is filled with an idyllic life in his hometown port of Broome, in the North of Western Australia. He spends his day fishing, hanging out with his friends, and when he can, his girlfriend Rosie. However his mother Theresa has great hopes for him and she insi
This installment follows the mischief-making heroines of St. Trinian's as they set off on a treasure hunt after they discover headmistress Miss Fritton is related to pirates.
Escaping the monotony of a loveless marriage, Raymond Yale becomes entangled in an affair with the beautiful and troubled Carla. Ray's moral limits are tested when Carla presents him with the proceeds of her controlling husband's latest crime. This is their chance: Take the money and run. If only it
A retelling of the classic tale of corruption of the soul.
Sara and Brian Fitzgerald's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn that Kate has leukemia. The parents' only hope is to conceive another child, specifically intended to save Kate's life. For some, such genetic engineering would raise both
Based on the courtship and early reign of England's longest-serving monarch, a young and inexperienced Queen Victoria is resolved to establish her authority over those who rule in her stead and draws strength from the love of Albert, the handsome prince who's stolen her heart.
Celebrity photographer Connor Mead loves freedom, fun and women - in that order. A committed bachelor with a no-strings policy, he thinks nothing of breaking up with multiple women on a conference call while prepping his next date. Connor's brother Paul is more the romantic type. In fact, he's about
A group of interconnected, Baltimore-based twenty and thirtysomethings navigate their various relationships from the shallow end of the dating pool through the deep, murky waters of married life, trying to read the signs of the opposite sex - and hoping to be the exceptions to the "no-exceptions" ru
When a husband and wife witness a shakedown, they discover that the Witness Protection Program is no match for a pair of ruthless killers who want them dead.
Sidhu, a simple cook from Chandni Chowk, longs to escape his dreary existence and looks for shortcuts with everything from astrologers and tarot readers to a magic potato, believing in anything and everything except himself. His fate changes when two strangers from China claim him to be a reincarnat
The true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa''s rugby team, Francois Pienaar, to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa''s underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.
Clare has been in love with Henry her entire life. She believes they are destined to be together, even though she never knows when they will be separated: Henry is a time traveler--cursed with a rare genetic anomaly that causes him to live his life on a shifting timeline, skipping back and forth through his lifespan with no control. Despite the fact that Henry''s travels force them apart with no warning, Clare desperately tries to build a life with her one true love.
Max, a rambunctious and sensitive boy feels misunderstood at home and escapes to where the Wild Things are. He lands on an island where he meets mysterious and strange creatures whose emotions are as wild and unpredictable as their actions. The Wild Things desperately long for a leader to guide them
Sherlock Holmes has made his reputation finding the truth at the heart of the most complex mysteries. With the aid of Dr. John Watson, his trusted ally, the renowned "consulting detective" is unequaled in his pursuit of criminals of every stripe, whether relying on his singular powers of observation
When Catherine, a successful doctor, begins to question her husband David's fidelity, she sets out to resolve her suspicions with the help of an alluring young woman, Chloe. Soon caught in a web of sexual desire, Catherine finds herself on a journey that places her family in great danger.
Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Over his objections, Nick is forced by his boss to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. Fast forward ten years. The man who got away with murder is found dead and Clyde Shelton coolly admits his guilt. Then he issues a warning to Nick: Either fix the flawed justice system that failed his family, or key players in the trial will die. Soon Shelton follows through on his threats, orchestrating from his jail cell a string of spectacularly diabolical assassinations that can be neither predicted nor prevented. Philadelphia is gripped with fear as Shelton''s high-profile targets are slain one after another and the authorities are powerless to halt his reign of terror. Only Nick can stop the killing, and to do so he must outwit this brilliant sociopath in a harrowing contest of wills in which even the smallest misstep means death. With his own family now in Shelton''s crosshairs, Nick finds himself in a desperate race against time facing a deadly adversary who seems always to be one step ahead.
Four extreme "Star Wars" fans and childhood friends drive across America to Skywalker Ranch in order to sneak a peak at the yet unreleased "Episode 1: Phantom Menace" as one last hoorah for their dying friend.
When a self-help author arrives in Seattle to teach a sold-out seminar, he unexpectedly meets the one person who might finally be able to help him help himself. Dr. Burke Ryan is on the precipice of a major multimedia deal, but the therapist who asks his patients to openly confront their pain is sec
Upon discovering her husband's infidelity, Sandy and her two kids move from the suburbs to pursue a new life in the big city. And it's there that she meets Aram, a local coffee shop employee whose wife only married him as a means to getting her green card. The two strike up a friendship which eve
The true story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American youngster from a broken home, taken in by the Tuohys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Tuohys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, the teen faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome. As a football player and student, Oher works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle.
Welcome to Adventureland, where the worst job imaginable is about to inadvertently turn into the summer that changes everything. Adventureland, a self-professedly "funtastic" Pennsylvania amusement park, appears to be the bane of recent college graduate's James Brennan's existence. He previously ha
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.
After being bitten by a genetically altered dragonfly, high school loser Rick Riker develops superhuman abilities like incredible strength and armored skin. Rick decides to use his new powers for good and becomes a costumed crime fighter known as "The Dragonfly." However, standing in the way of his destiny is the villainous Lou Landers. After an experiment gone wrong, Lou develops the power to steal a person''s life force and in a dastardly quest for immortality becomes the supervillain, "The Hourglass." With unimaginable strength, unbelievable speed and deeply uncomfortable tights, will the Dragonfly be able to stop the sands of The Hourglass and save the world?
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
The year is 1941 and the Jews of Eastern Europe are being massacred by the thousands. Managing to escape certain death, three brothers take refuge in the dense surrounding woods they have known since childhood. There they begin their desperate battle against the Nazis. At first it is all they can do
Pete is an American travel writer reporting on the booming tourist industry in the Northern Territory. While taking a river cruise he finds himself stuck with a collection of interesting characters, including Kate, the beautiful local tour guide. There is an immediate attraction between the two, but when their boat is rammed by something from below, the tour is thrown into disarray and they become stranded on a tiny mud island. As night falls and the tide starts to rise, the group slowly realizes they are being stalked by a huge saltwater crocodile, beginning a terrifying struggle for survival in one of the most remote places in the world.
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials,
No one enjoys the holidays more than Brad and Kate. Every December 25th, this happily unmarried, upscale San Francisco couple embark on a holiday tradition they have shared every year since they met--ditching their crazy families for a relaxing, fun-filled vacation in some sunny exotic locale. There, sipping margaritas by the pool, they toast the season, knowing they have once again avoided the chaos and emotional fallout of their four respective households: divorced parents, squabbling siblings, out-of-control kids and all the simmering resentments and awkward moments that are the hallmarks of every family Christmas. But not this year. Shorts and sunglasses packed, Brad and Kate are trapped at the San Francisco airport by a fogbank that cancels every outbound flight. Worse yet, they are caught on camera by a local news crew, revealing their whereabouts to the whole city--and to their families. With no escape and no excuses, they are now expected home by Brad''s father. And Kate''s mother. And Brad''s mother. And Kate''s father. Four Christmases in one day. As they brace themselves for a marathon of homecomings, Brad and Kate expect the worst--and that''s exactly what they get. But as Brad counts down the minutes to their freedom, Kate surprisingly finds herself tuned to the ticking of a different clock. At the end of the day, each will gain a new perspective on where they came From--and where they''re going. Getting to know themselves and each other as they really are could finally give them a chance at the kind of love they''ve only been playing at.
In 1976, the maverick ABA is a fast-paced, wild and crazy basketball league that rivals the NBA and makes a name for itself with innovations like the three-point shot and slam dunk contest. Jackie Moon is a one-hit wonder who used the profits from the success of his chart-topping song "Love Me Sexy"
In a land of mad scientists and diabolical inventions, what do you do when you¹re born with a hunch on your back? You become an Igor. A twist on the classic monster movie, that tells the story of one Igor--who's sick of being a lowly lab assistant with a "Yes Master's" degree--and dreams of becoming
Carl Allen''s life is going nowhere--the operative word being "no"--until he signs up for a self-help program based on one simple covenant: say yes to everything--and anything. Unleashing the power of "YES" begins to transform Carl''s life in amazing an unexpected ways, getting him promoted at work and opening the door to a new romance. But his willingness to embrace every opportunity might just become too much of a good thing.
Walt Kowalski, a grizzled Korean War veteran who can't get along with his kids or his neighbors, finds his only solace in his prize possession - a 1972 Gran Torino. When his neighbor Tao, a young Hmong teenager, tries to steal his car, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will in
Santiago has nearly become the superstar he's always dreamed of being and is transferred to one of the world's top sides, Real Madrid. How will he stand up to the measure of playing in the UEFA European Champions league alongside Galactico's like David Beckham, Raul, and Zinedine Zidane?
Adrienne Willis, a woman with her life in chaos, retreats to the tiny coastal town of Rodanthe, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, to tend to a friend's inn for the weekend. Here she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs to rethink the conflicts surrounding her--a wayward husband
Maxwell Smart is on a mission to thwart the latest plot for world domination by the evil crime syndicate known as KAOS. When the headquarters of U.S. spy agency Control is attacked and the identities of its agents compromised, the Chief has no choice but to promote his ever-eager analyst Maxwell Smart, who has always dreamt of working in the field alongside stalwart superstar Agent 23. Smart is partnered instead with the lovely-but-lethal veteran Agent 99. Given little field experience and even less time, Smart--armed with nothing but a few spy-tech gadgets and his unbridled enthusiasm--must thwart the doomsday plans of KAOS head Siegfried.
Mortimer "Mo" Folchart and his 12-year-old daughter, Meggie, share a passion for books. What they also share is an extraordinary gift for bringing characters from books to life when they read aloud. But there is a danger: when a character is brought to life from a book, a real person disappears into
There are certain unforgettable moments in history when America has triumphed against long odds and proved itself to the world: Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon; the U.S. Men's Hockey team beating the Soviet Union in the 1980 Olympics. But one such moment has never received the recognition it
Jerry is a junkyard worker who attempts to sabotage a power plant that he believes is melting his brain. But when his plan goes awry, the magnetic field that he creates accidentally erases all of the videotapes in a local video store where his best friend Mike works. Fearing that the mishap will cos
Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. His life catering to suburban blue-hairs at the local regional theater in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. His therapist, Madeleine G
In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Without so much as severance pay, Miss Pettigrew realizes that she must--for the first time in two decades--seize the day. This she does, by intercepting an employment as
Jake Tyler has recently moved to Orlando, Florida with his family to support his younger brother''s shot at a professional tennis career. Jake was a star athlete on the football team at home, but in this new city he is an outsider with a reputation for being a quick tempered brawler. Making an attempt to fit in, at the invitation of a flirtatious classmate, Baja, Jake goes to a party where he is unwittingly pulled into a fight with a bully named Ryan McDonald. While he is defeated and humiliated in the fight, a classmate introduces himself to Jake and tells him about the sport known as Mixed Marshall Arts (MMA). He sees a star in Jake and asks that he meet with his mentor, Jean Roqua. It is immediately apparent to Jake that MMA is not street fighting, but rather an art form he wants to master. Roqua will take Jake under his wing, but it is up to Jake to find the patience, discipline, willingness and reason within him to succeed. For Jake, there is much more at stake than mere victory. His decision will not just settle a score; it will define who he is.
Hurtling down the track, careening around, over and through the competition, Speed Racer is a natural behind the wheel. Born to race cars, Speed is aggressive, instinctive and, most of all, fearless. His only real competition is the memory of the brother he idolized--the legendary Rex Racer--whose death in a race has left behind a legacy that Speed is driven to fulfill. Speed is loyal to the family racing business, led by his father, Pops Racer, the designer of Speed''s thundering Mach 5. When Speed turns down a lucrative and tempting offer from Royalton Industries, he not only infuriates the company''s maniacal owner but uncovers a terrible secret--some of the biggest races are being fixed by a handful of ruthless moguls who manipulate the top drivers to boost profits. If Speed won''t drive for Royalton, Royalton will see to it that the Mach 5 never crosses another finish line. The only way for Speed to save his family''s business and the sport he loves is to beat Royalton at his own game. With the support of his family and his loyal girlfriend, Trixie, Speed teams with his one-time rival--the mysterious Racer X--to win the race that had taken his brother''s life: the death-defying, cross-country rally known as The Crucible.
The life of Joe, an anonymous assassin, takes an unexpected turn when he travels to Thailand to complete a series of contract killings. Joe, a remorseless hitman, is in Bangkok to execute four enemies of a ruthless crime boss named Surat. He hires Kong, a street punk and pickpocket, to run errands for him with the intention of covering his tracks by killing him at the end of the assignment. Strangely, Joe, the ultimate lone wolf, finds himself mentoring the young man instead whilst simultaneously being drawn into a tentative romance with a local shop girl. As he falls further under the sway of Bangkok''s intoxicating beauty, Joe begins to question his isolated existence and let down his guard--just as Surat decides it''s time to clean house.
It begins in a flash, as one man is instantaneously struck blind while driving home from work, his whole world suddenly turned to an eerie, milky haze. One by one, each person he encounters--his wife, his doctor, even the seemingly good Samaritan who gives him a lift home--will in due course suffer
Carrie Bradshaw, successful author and everyone's favorite fashion icon-next-door, continues to narrate her own story about sex, love and the fashion-obsessed single woman in New York City. Carrie and her friends, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, juggle jobs and relationships while navigating mothe
A man becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth surrounding the disappearance of his wife. After stumbling across clues that take him to the streets of Milan, he tracks down his wife's charismatic lover and is determined to exact his revenge. However, he discovers a labyrinth of secrets and a side
Four New York City cops are dead, killed in an ambush that has the entire police department on alert and on edge. With a cop killer on the loose and so much riding on the case, Chief of Manhattan Detectives Francis Tierney, Sr. asks his son, Detective Ray Tierney, to lead the investigation. Reluctan
Inspired by the true story of Martin McGartland who was recruited by the British Special Branch to work inside the IRA. He moved up the ranks and saved well over 50 lives, yet ended up being hunted by both sides. He had to leave his young girlfriend and child behind for their own protection and is s
Embarking on a journey to fulfill her dreams as a dancer, a young girl discovers a new style of dance that will prove to be the source of both conflict and self-discovery.
No one believes that Trevor Anderson is on to something. The science professor''s unconventional hypotheses have put him on the fringe of the academic community. But during an expedition in Iceland, Trevor and his teenage nephew, Sean, accompanied by their beautiful local guide, Hannah, make a breakthrough discovery that launches them on a thrilling adventure into the unknown. As their journey takes them deep beneath the Earth''s surface, they travel through never-before-seen worlds that bring them face-to-face with surreal and unimaginable creatures, stretching the bounds of the visionary scientist''s own imagination.
The Kearns were a typical 1960's Detroit family, trying to live their version of the American Dream. Local university professor Bob married teacher Phyllis and, by their mid-thirties, had six kids who brought them a hectic but satisfying Midwestern experience. When Bob invents a device that would ev
Welcome to the world of The Brothers Bloom, where deception is an art and nothing is as it seems. The brothers have perfected their craft through years of fraternal teamwork. Now they've decided to take on one last spectacular job-luring a beautiful and eccentric heiress into an elaborate plot that
After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident--which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened--Claire is intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the pa
In the insular world of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Leonard, a charismatic but troubled young man, moves back into his childhood home following a recent heartbreak. While recovering under the watchful eye of his parents, Leonard meets two women in quick succession: Michelle, a mysterious and beautiful
When a $5 billion Space Agency probe disappears into an intergalactic wormhole, the agency recruits Ham III, grandson of the first chimpanzee in space, to help retrieve the wayward craft. But Ham is a free-spirited circus performer more interested in zero gravity high jinks than living up to his il
About the Canadian metal band Anvil. At 14, Toronto school friends Steve "Lips" Kudlow and Robb Reiner made a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, went on to become the "demigods of Canadian metal," releasing one of the heaviest albums in metal history, 1982's "Metal on Metal." It went
A munitions expert finds defusing bombs in Iraq almost addicting.
Harold and Kumar are in their apartment after they've successfully completed their White Castle quest. It's only an hour or two later, and the guys are preparing for an epic adventure to Amsterdam so that Harold can win the heart of his crush, Maria. At the airport, Kumar runs into his ex-girlfrien
The two remaining members of the popular soul band, The Real Deal, from the 1970's, Floyd Henderson, now a retired businessman, and ne'er-do-well, ex-convict, Louis Hinds, take a road trip to the Apollo Theater for a musical tribute to their recently deceased front man, Marcus Hook. As they travel c
In the Old West territory of New Mexico circa 1882, city marshal Virgil Cole and his deputy and partner Everett Hitch have made their reputation as peacekeepers in the lawless towns springing up in the untamed land. In the small mining community of Appaloosa, a ruthless, powerful rancher named Randall Bragg has allowed his band of outlaws to run roughshod over the town. After the cold-blooded murder of Appaloosa''s city marshal, Cole and Hitch are hired to bring the murderer to justice. While establishing new authority with equal parts grit and guns, Cole and Hitch meet provocative newcomer Allison French, whose unconventional ways threaten to undermine their progress and to destroy the two lawmen''s decade-old partnership.
The story of the journey of Annie Braddock, a young woman from a working-class neighborhood in New Jersey, struggling to understand her place in the world. Fresh out of college, she gets tremendous pressure from her nurse mother to find a respectable position in the business world although Annie wou
In the heart of Paris lies a deadly secret. Half a world away in Los Angeles, Ambassador Han is about to disclose it. In his possession is explosive new evidence about the inner workings of the Triads--the most powerful and notorious crime syndicate in the world. The Ambassador has discovered the identity of Shy Shen, the very crux of the wide-ranging crime ring, and he''s about to reveal it to the World Criminal Court--until he is silenced by an assassin''s bullet. The Triads will go to any lengths to make sure their secrets stay buried, and there''s only one hope for stopping them. LAPD Detective Carter and Chinese Inspector Lee are back--back where they don''t belong. The unlikely duo is headed to the City of Lights to stop a global criminal conspiracy and save the life of an old friend, Ambassador Han''s now-grown daughter, Soo Yung. They don''t know the city, the language or even exactly what they''re looking for, but their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world''s most deadly criminals and save the day.
Five years ago Dennis was at the altar about to marry Libby, his pregnant fiancée. He got cold feet and ran for the hills, and he's been going in circles ever since. When Dennis discovers Libby's hooked up with high-flying-go-getter Whit, he realizes it's now or never. He enters a marathon to show h
David Drayton and his young son Billy are among a large group of terrified townspeople trapped in a local grocery store by a strange, otherworldly mist. David is the first to realize that there are things lurking in the mist--deadly, horrifying things--creatures not of this world. Survival depends on everybody in the store pulling together, but is that possible, given human nature? As reason crumbles in the face of fear and panic, David begins to wonder what terrifies him more: the monsters in the mist--or the ones inside the store, the human kind, the people that until now had been his friends and neighbors?
Robert Neville is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable, incurable and manmade. Somehow immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City, and maybe the world. But he is not alone. He is surrounded by "the Infected"-victims of the plague who have mutated into carnivorous beings who can only exist in the dark and who will devour or infect anyone or anything in their path. For three years, Neville has spent his days scavenging for food and supplies and faithfully sending out radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. All the while, the Infected lurk in the shadows, watching Neville''s every move, waiting for him to make a fatal mistake. Perhaps mankind''s last, best hope, Neville is driven by only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his own immune blood. But his blood is also what The Infected hunt, and Neville knows he is outnumbered and quickly running out of time.
As seen through the lens of a documentary film crew, an ambitious president of programming attempts to produce a highly-controversial reality TV show in which contestants competing for five million dollars play Russian Roulette with loaded guns live on the air.
The mysterious crash of the space shuttle leads to the terrifying discovery that there is something alien within the wreckage. Those who come in contact with it are changing in ominous and inexplicable ways. Soon Washington, DC psychiatrist Carol Bennell and her friend, Dr. Ben Driscoll, learn the shocking truth about the growing extraterrestrial epidemic: it attacks its victims while they sleep, leaving them physically unchanged but strangely unfeeling and inhuman. As the infection spreads, more and more people are altered and it becomes impossible to know who can be trusted. Now Carol''s only hope is to stay awake long enough to find her young son, who may hold the key to stopping the devastating invasion.
In the mid 19th century, a silkworm merchant travels from France to Japan to locate silkworm eggs that are uncontaminated by the epidemic that threatens Europe's silk supply. The merchant falls in love with the occidental concubine of a Japanese baron, though he has a loyal and doting wife awaiting
David (Naveen Andrews) and his fiance, Erica (Jodie Foster, and their dog usually take a stroll in nearby Central Park. One day while at the park they let the dog run without a leash, and when he does not return or respond to their calls, they frantically search for him. They eventually find him being held by three men who want a reward. When David refuses, they start to molest Erica and David intervenes. Two of the men assault the couple, while the third uses a camcorder to film this incident. Erica is knocked unconscious, and regains her senses several days later in a hospital. She is told the shocking news that David was killed and the dog is missing. A traumatized Erica returns home to try and regain her life. She also visits the police station but does not get much help.
Michael Clayton is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm''s co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen''s dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients'' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians. Though burned out and discontented in his job, Clayton is inextricably tied to the firm. At the agrochemical company U/North, the career of in-house chief counsel Karen Crowder rests on the settlement of the suit that Kenner, Bach & Ledeen is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. When the firm''s top litigator, the brilliant Arthur Edens, has an apparent breakdown and tries to sabotage the entire case, Marty Bach sends Michael Clayton to tackle this unprecedented disaster and, in doing so, Clayton comes face to face with the reality of who he has become.
Top cover girl and fashion model, Jennifer Tree has it all--beauty, fame, money and power. Her face appears on covers of hundreds of magazines. At the top of her game, Jennifer is America's sweetheart. She is loved and adored and sought after. Everyone wants her. But someone out there has been watch
Angie gets sacked from the recruitment agency where she works for bad behavior in public. With immigrants desperate to work for her, she seizes her opportunity and teams up with her flat mate, Rose, to run a similar business from their kitchen.
Opening with profiles of several ordinary Americans whose lives have been disrupted, shattered and--in some cases--ended by health care catastrophe, the film makes it clear that the crisis doesn't only affect the 47 million uninsured citizens, but also the millions of others who dutifully pay their
In a coffee shop in a tight-knit Oregon community a local professor and writer Harry Stevenson witnesses love whipping up mischief among the town's residents. Among young and old, among both parents and lovers, among the sweet and the savage, among humans and even animals, Harry watches in awe as
Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion--dancing. Her dream is to appear on "The Corny Collins Show," Baltimore's hippest dance party on TV. Tracy seems a natural fit for the show except for one not-so-little problem--she doesn't fit in. Her plus-siz
Renowned horror novelist Mike Enslin believes only in what he can see with his own two eyes. But after a string of best-sellers, discrediting paranormal events in the most infamous haunted houses and graveyards around the world, he has no real proof of the after-life. But Enslin''s phantom-free run of long and lonely nights is about to change forever when he checks into suite 1408 of the notorious Dolphin Hotel for his latest project, "Ten Nights in Haunted Hotel Rooms." Defying the warnings of the hotel manager, the author is the first person in years to stay in the reputedly haunted room. Another best-seller may be imminent, but first he must go from skeptic to true believer--and ultimately survive the night.
For students at Forest Meadow Middle School, P.E. class is not playtime, but rather an exercise in mental and physical humiliation administered by the tough as gristle Mr. Woodcock. Run more like a military boot camp than a gym class, Woodcock's physical education class takes on a new meaning where
Following his fateful Halloween night murder rampage in the quiet town of Haddonfield, Illinois, Michael Myers begins 17 years of incarceration at the Smith's Grove Sanitarium maximum-security mental facility where he is treated by noted child behaviorist Dr. Samuel Loomis--the only person who can t
Douglas Freeman, a CIA analyst based in North Africa, is forced to question his assignment after he witnesses the brutal and unorthodox interrogation of an Egyptian-American by secret North African police. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is the Egyptian-American chemical engineer whose family emigrated to the Sta
The mysterious and charismatic Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. The family itself is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Headed by Semyon, whose courtly charm as the welcoming proprietor of the
There is a world where witches rule the northern skies, where ice bears are the bravest of warriors, and where every human is joined with an animal spirit who is as close to them as their own heart. This world is dominated by the Magisterium, which seeks to control all of humanity, and whose greate
David Gordon, a recently widowed science fiction writer, considers adopting Dennis, a young orphaned boy who claims to be from Mars. Ignoring some sage advice about the perils of parenthood from his sister Liz and the qualms of children's group home director Sophie, David decides he wants to be a fa
Tom Reilly and his wife Sofia are in for some major changes now that they have a newborn. As a lawyer, Sofia has always provided a comfortable living while Tom has contributed love, support and the occasional paycheck. When Sofia decides to be a stay-at-home mom all that changes. Tom moves the fam
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. In fact, it's a magic toy store and everything in it comes to life--including the store itself. The emporium asks only one thing of its customers--you must believe it to see it.
Concert film of rock band U2 as they trek through Argentina, Mexico, Chile and Brazil during the "Vertigo" tour.
In the unsanctioned, underground, and unhinged world of extreme Ping-Pong, the competition is brutal and the stakes are deadly. Down-and-out former professional Ping-Pong phenom Randy Daytona is sucked into this maelstrom when FBI Agent Rodriguez recruits him for a secret mission. Randy is determine
A story of four orphan teenagers growing up behind the closed doors of a catholic convent in outback Australia. For years the boys watch the younger orphaned kids leave with their newly adopted parents, and have finally come to the realization their time may never come. The Reverend Mother gives the
Billie Offer is a young singer from Bakersfield with more heart than talent. Huck Cheever is a poker player whose emotions at the table often undermine his exceptional skill, especially when he is heads up with his father, poker legend L.C. Cheever. The one aptitude Billie and Huck seem to share is
Jason thought his inheritance was the gift of money and lots of it--but Jason thought wrong. He had a very simple relationship with his impossibly wealthy grandfather, Howard "Red" Stevens. He hated him. No heart-to-heart talks, no warm fuzzies, just cold hard cash. So of course, he figured that whe
Laura spent the happiest years of her childhood growing up in an orphanage by the seaside, cared for by the staff and fellow orphans whom she loved as brothers and sisters. Now, thirty years later, she returns with her husband Carlos and Simon, their 7-year-old son, with a dream of restoring and reo
Chris Pratt was once a Golden Boy athletic hero in his small Midwestern town. Chris had it all--a beautiful girlfriend, a well-heeled family and a shining future. But after a serious accident, Chris has found himself in a strange new world where the most basic things seem to fall through holes in his memory and nothing quite makes sense. Unable to make it on his own, he lives with his mentor in navigating this surreal life--the wisecracking, fiercely independent blind man, Lewis. For a job, Chris sweeps the floor at the bank waiting for his halted life to come unstuck. Things suddenly shift when he meets Gary Spargo, an old school acquaintance and street philosopher who begins to revive Chris'' shattered confidence, even helping him find a stripper--albeit a stripper named Luvlee Lemons. But Gary has bigger plans, and when he recruits Chris into his grand plan to rob the bank where he works, Chris appears to be in way over his damaged head. As the bank heist unravels into chaos, both Chris'' uncertain future and even more importantly Lewis'' survival are on the line. Now, it''s up to this young outcast who can''t always think straight to figure out how to outwit and take down his manipulators his own way.
Professor Melvin Tolson, a brilliant but volatile debate team coach, uses the power of words to shape a group of underdog students from a small African American college in the deep south into a historically elite debate team. A controversial figure, Professor Tolson challenged the social mores of the time and was under constant fire for his unconventional and ferocious teaching methods as well as his radical political views. In their pursuit for excellence, Tolson''s debate team receives a groundbreaking invitation to debate Harvard University ''s championship team.
Katherine Winter doesn''t believe in miracles--she believes in facts. A former minister, Katherine turned her back on the cloth after losing her young daughter and husband while doing missionary work in the Sudan, and now seeks answers through scientific investigation rather than prayer. As a university professor, she has become the foremost debunker of supposed miracles, called to sites all over the world to investigate weeping statues, wall stains resembling saints and palms that bleed. And so far, there is no divine mystery she hasn''t solved. But when small-town schoolteacher Doug Blackwell seeks her help with a series of bizarre occurrences the townspeople believe to be sent by God, Katherine and her partner Ben come to learn that sometimes miracles can be treacherous, and the line between faith and superstition is dangerously thin. Hidden among the woods and swamplands of Louisiana, Haven is a town where the rules of reason seem to have been rewritten. A child has died and the river has turned to blood, which is only the beginning of what appears to be a revisiting of the Biblical ten plagues upon the town. For the first time in her professional career, Katherine can''t explain these phenomena with science. The townspeople believe an enigmatic child named Loren McConnell has brought God''s wrath to their doorstep, but what they see as a harbinger of evil, Katherine sees as a lost child needing her help. The more she is drawn into the dark heart of the mystery, the more Katherine discovers her own role in a conspiracy that threatens to shroud the world in darkness.
The coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution. We meet nine-year-old Marjane when the fundamentalists first take power--forcing the veil on women and imprisoning thousands. The story then follows her as she cleverly outsmarts the "
Alex Fletcher is a washed-up ''80s pop star who''s been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit at county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her, but there''s a problem--Alex hasn''t written a song in years, he''s never written lyrics, and he has to come up with a hit in a matter of days. Enter Sophie Fisher, Alex''s beguilingly quirky plant lady, whose flair for words strikes a chord with the struggling songwriter. On the rebound from a bad relationship, Sophie is reluctant to collaborate with anyone, especially commitment-phobe Alex. As their chemistry heats up at the piano and under it, Alex and Sophie will have to face their fears--and the music--if they want to find the love and success they both deserve.
The Solomon family has left the fast paced life of Chicago for the secluded world of a North Dakota farm. Amidst the tranquil sway of the farm's field of sunflowers, Jess, 16, soon realizes how terrifying seclusion can be when she and her brother Ben, 3, begin seeing ominous apparitions invisible t
In contemporary London, two brothers are desperate to better their troubled lives. One is a chronic gambler in debt over his head, and the other is a young man in love with a beautiful actress he has recently met. Their lives gradually become entangled into a sinister situation with intense and unfo
Once upon a time in Fairy Tale Land, all is going well: Cinderella's at the ball, Rapunzel's letting her hair down and Sleeping Beauty's about to get a big kiss. But just as it's all headed for "happily ever after," there's a slight hitch: the wise Wizard--who keeps the scales of good and evil in ba
Master chef Kate Armstrong lives her life like she runs her kitchen at an upscale, trendy Manhattan eatery, with a no-nonsense intensity that both captivates and intimidates everyone around her. Kate's perfectionist nature is put to the test when she "inherits" her nine-year-old niece Zoe, while con
After the defeat of their old arch nemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles have grown apart as a family. Struggling to keep them together, their rat sensei, Master Splinter, becomes worried when strange things begin to brew in New York City. Tech-industrialist Max Winters is amassing an army of ancient monsters to apparently take over the world. And only one super-ninja fighting team can stop them-those heroes in a half shell-Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael! With the help of old allies April O''Neil and Casey Jones, the Turtles are in for the fight of their lives as they once again must face the mysterious Foot Clan, who have put their own ninja skills behind Winters'' endeavors.
After a rough break-up, Elizabeth sets out on a journey across America, leaving behind a life of memories, a dream and a soulful new friend; a cafe owner--all while in search of something to mend her broken heart. Waitressing her way through the country, Elizabeth befriends others whose yearnings ar
Spiraling into a dark obsession with the number 23, Walter Sparrow twists his once idyllic life into an inferno of psychological torture that could possibly lead to his death as well as the deaths of his loved ones. Spurred on by a mysterious novel, The Number 23, that he doesn't dare put down, Walt
Hannibal's story begins in Eastern Europe at the desperate end of World War II. For many it was no longer a conflict of nations but one of individual survival--at any cost. A young Hannibal watches from only steps away as his parents die violently, leaving his cherished young sister in his care. Thi
Newly engaged Ben Murphy and his fiancée, Sadie Jones, plan to live happily ever after. The problem is that Sadie's family church, St. Augustine's, is run by Reverend Frank, who won't bless Ben and Sadie's union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage-prep course. Consisting of outrageous
The last thing the two Savage siblings ever wanted to do was look back at their difficult family history. Having wriggled their way out from beneath their father's domineering thumb, they are now firmly cocooned in their own complicated lives. Wendy is a struggling East Village playwright, AKA a tem
A tale of anger, revenge, and courage that follows two fathers as their families and lives converge. On a warm September evening, college professor Ethan Learner, his wife Grace and their daughter Emma are attending a recital. Their 10-year-old son Josh, the pride of the family, is playing cello--be
What are the odds of getting even? Danny Ocean and the gang would have only one reason to pull off their most ambitious and riskiest casino heist--to defend one of their own. But they''re going to need more than luck on their side to break The Bank. Ruthless casino owner Willy Bank never imagined that the odds were against him when he double-crossed Danny Ocean''s friend and mentor Reuben Tishkoff, putting the distraught Reuben in a hospital bed in critical condition. But Bank miscalculated--badly. He may have taken down one of the original Ocean''s eleven, but he left the others standing and, worse for him, gave them a shared purpose: to take Bank down on the night of what should be his greatest triumph--the grand opening of his new casino, appropriately named The Bank. Their strategy is twofold. First they will ruin him financially by turning the tables on the precept that the house always wins. But that''s just money. The knockout punch will be to Bank''s personal pride and joy: his reputation as the only hotelier who has earned the Royal Review Board''s Five Diamond Award on every single one of his hotels. The plan is elaborate, dangerous and damn near impossible--but there are no limits when it comes to one of their own.
A compilation of two horror tales, "Planet Terror" and "Death Proof." In "Planet Terror," married doctors William and Dakota Block find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by gangrenous sores and a suspiciously vacant look in their eyes. Among the wounded is Cherry, a go-go danc
Two children discover a mysterious box that contains some strange devices they think are toys. As the children play with these "toys," they begin to display higher and higher intelligence levels. Their teacher tells their parents that they seem to have grown beyond genius. Their parents, too, realize something extraordinary is happening. Emma, the younger of the two, tells her confused mother that one of the toys, a beat-up stuffed toy rabbit, is named Mimzy and that "she teaches me things." As Emma''s mom becomes increasingly concerned, a blackout shuts down the city and the government traces the source of the power surge to Emma''s family''s house. Things quickly spin wildly out of their control. The children are focused on these strange objects, Mimzy, and the important mission on which they seem to have been sent. When the little girl says that Mimzy contains a most serious message from the future, a scientific scan shows that Mimzy is part extremely high level electronic, and part organic! Everyone realizes that they are involved in something incredible--but exactly what?
When Ted Crawford discovers that his beautiful younger wife, Jennifer, is having an affair, he plans her murder--the perfect murder. Among the cops arriving at the crime scene is hostage negotiator Detective Rob Nunally, the only officer permitted entry to the house. Surprisingly, Crawford readily admits to shooting his wife, but Nunally is too stunned to pay close attention when he recognizes his lover, whose true identity he never knew, lying on the floor in a pool of blood. Although Jennifer was shot at point blank range, Nunally realizes she isn''t dead. Crawford is immediately arrested and arraigned after confessing--a seemingly slam-dunk case for hot shot assistant district attorney Willy Beachum, who has one foot out the door of the District Attorney''s office on his way to a lucrative job in high-stakes corporate law. But nothing is as simple as it seems, including this case. Will the lure of power and a love affair with a sexy, ambitious attorney at his new firm overpower Willy''s fierce drive to win, or worse, quash his code of ethics? In a tense duel of intellect and strategy, Crawford and Willy both learn that a "fracture" can be found in every ostensibly perfect facade.
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
A supernatural thriller about a teenager who finds himself trapped between the worlds of the living and the deceased. Nick is a high school senior with a bright future until--in a tragic case of mistaken identity--he is brutally attacked by a troubled girl, Annie, and his body is left for dead. Now
When Jasira, a 13-year-old Arab-American girl, is exiled by her mother to live with her strict Lebanese father in Houston, she quickly learns that her new neighbors find her and her father odd and exotic. Worse, her budding womanhood makes her traditional and hot-tempered father uncomfortable. Lonel
Mr. Smith, the angriest, most hardboiled man in the world, finds himself entrusted to protect the most innocent thing of all--a newborn child. When Smith delivers the baby in the middle of a gunfight, he soon discovers that the infant is the target of a shadowy force that has sent a team of mysterio
On an annual fishing trip, in isolated high country, Stewart, Carl, Rocco and Billy ('the Kid') find a girl's body in the river. It's too late in the day for them to hike back to the road and report their tragic find. The next morning, instead of making the long trek back, they spend the day fishing
Interwoven story of six high school students who face immense social challenges. It begins with one of the students committing suicide, although the person's identity remains unknown until the end of the picture.
Mandy Lane. Beautiful. Untouched. High school royalty waiting to be crowned. Since the dawn of Junior year, men have tried to possess her. Some have even died in reckless pursuit of this 16-year-old Texas angel. Chloe and Red invite Mandy out to Red's family ranch for the weekend. Mandy sees it as a
A provocative, unflinching documentary about the suicides at San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge; a film about the human spirit in crisis, and the tenuous connections between life and death-- between the dead and those left behind.
It's Christmas Eve and a huge blizzard has just shut down the airport, threatening to ruin holiday plans for all stranded travelers. Snowed in en route to their father's house, two "Unaccompanied Minors"--dubbed UMs--Spencer and his little sister, Katherine, are ushered to the airport's Unaccompani
A psychological thriller that revolves around the celebrated writer and popular late-night radio show host, Gabriel Noone, who develops an intense relationship with a young listener named Pete and his adopted mother, just as his own domestic life is undergoing changes. When a troubling question aris
BoyTown, one of the greatest boy bands from the 1980s, decides to reunite for one last crack at the big time.
Fay Grim, a single Mom from Woodside, Queens, is afraid her 14 year old son, Ned, will grow up to be like his father, Henry, who has been missing for seven years. Fay's brother Simon is serving ten years in prison for aiding in Henry's escape from the law. In the quiet of his cell, Simon has had ti
Aubrey Davis discovers from her bedridden mother, Mrs. Davis, that her sister Karen is in a hospital in Japan. She also finds out that Karen is under investigation for the death of her boyfriend in a fire she started in a house located in Tokyo. Since Mrs. Davis is too ill to make the trip, she asks
When a Montana boy moves to Florida and unearths a disturbing threat to a local population of endangered owls, three middle-schoolers take on greedy land developers, corrupt politicians, and clueless cops. Determined to protect his new environment, the boy and his friends fight to prevent the adults
Haley Graham is a rebellious 17-year-old who is forced to return to the regimented world of gymnastics after a run-in with the law. A judge sentences Haley to her ultimate nightmare--attending an elite spirit and quick-witted banter quickly shakes things up at the strict school--making both close fr
Alex Rider is a normal teenager who lives with his uncle, a boring bank manager, or so it seems until his uncle, Ian Rider, disappears under mysterious circumstances. Alex soon learns that his uncle was a spy for Britain¹s secret intelligence service MI6. Uncle Ian had actually prepared Alex for a career in espionage by encouraging his hobbies, and with Alex''s skills in languages, scuba diving, mountaineering and martial arts, he has all the attributes of a perfect spy. Recruited by Mr. Blunt and Mrs. Jones, and armed with special gadgets, he embarks on his first mission. Billionaire Darrius Sayle is donating a free Stormbreaker mega-computer to every school in Britain. But is there more to his generosity than meets the eye? Going undercover, he infiltrates Sayle''s compound. He meets the tycoon''s sinister sidekicks, vixen publicist Nadia Vole and the disfigured mute Mr. Grin, and tests out the impressive and secretive Stormbreaker computer. While exploring a restricted area, Alex begins to figure out the mysterious Stormbreakers--he knows he''s onto something big. Suddenly, Sayle and his evil henchmen capture Alex. Using his cunning and his MI6 gadgets, Alex manages to escape. He hitches a ride to London to stop Sayle from activating the Stormbreakers and releasing their secret weapon throughout Britain. But time is running out. With the help of his housekeeper Jack Starbright and his friend Sabina Pleasure, Alex takes Sayle head-on in a dangerous race against time to stop the evil plan. Within days he¹s gone from schoolboy to super spy, but will his first assignment be his last?
When mysterious stage magician Eisenheim begins to perform his astounding illusions in Vienna, word quickly spreads of his otherworldly powers--even reaching the ears of one of Europe's most powerful and pragmatic men, Crown Prince Leopold. Certain that the illusionist is nothing more than an accomp
A group of guys who sang a cappella together in college reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding. The group takes a break from their less-than-perfect lives in Manhattan for a long weekend of rehearsals at a rambling family beach house, their significant others, spouses, and one Swed
On what should be one of the happiest days of her life, high school senior Wendy joins her friends for a graduation night celebration at a local amusement park. As they''re about to board a roller coaster, Wendy is suddenly spooked. Her boyfriend Jason reassures her that it''s merely the act of relinquishing control that''s giving her the jitters. Wendy overcomes her fear, but no sooner has the pneumatic harness descended, securing her in her seat, than Wendy experiences a vivid premonition of a fatal accident in which the roller coaster becomes a death trap for her and her friends. Emerging from her terrifying vision and still on the ride platform, Wendy freaks out and demands to be let off. Her classmate, Kevin, who''s seated beside her, feels compelled to accompany Wendy. As they''re leaving, Lewis taunts Kevin, calling him a wimp. Insults turn to blows, others join the scuffle, and soon a handful of students are forcibly ejected from the ride. As they watch from below, Wendy''s premonition proves nightmarishly true--the coaster careens out of control, and all those aboard perish. But that''s only about the beginning. Those who survive the disaster discover that fate is hard to escape. They were meant to die--and death is not so easily cheated! It''s not long before death comes to claim its next victim, and it''s through this tragedy that Wendy realizes there are clues to the survivors'' impending demise contained in photos she took at the amusement park that fateful night. As Wendy and Kevin desperately try to interpret the clues that might save lives, one-by-one their friends meet fantastically gruesome ends--and soon it will be their turn.
Feeling that it's time for a change in her life, Dr. Kate Forster leaves the suburban Illinois locale where she completed her residency and takes a job at a busy Chicago hospital. One thing she is reluctant to leave behind is the uniquely beautiful house she's been renting--a spacious and artfully
Songwriter. Poet. Counter-culture icon. Consummate ladies' man. Since bursting onto the scene in 1967, Leonard Cohen has inspired generations with his unique personality and haunting music, becoming one of the most original and enduring artists to emerge from the 1960s. In January, 2005, director
On the evening of Saturday, November 14, 1970, a chartered jet carrying Marshall University''s football team, coaches and fans, was on its way home from a hard-fought game in North Carolina. Less than a minute before its scheduled landing at Tri-State Airport, the plane crashed in the Appalachian Mountains, killing everyone aboard: 37 players, eight coaches and university staff, the flight crew, and 25 prominent Huntington, West Virginia citizens who had made the trip as they always did to cheer their "Thundering Herd." In the aftermath of this stunning tragedy, university president Donald Dedmon prepared to suspend the school''s football program for the season--perhaps indefinitely. Assistant coach Red Dawson, who narrowly missed the ill-fated flight, couldn''t face going back onto the field. But in Huntington, Marshall football has always been more than a sport: it''s a way of life. And this town would rally to save it. After some initial setbacks, they found hope and strength in the leadership of outsider Jack Lengyel, a young coach determined to rebuild Marshall''s football program and, in the process, help to heal the community. Less than a year later, on September 18, 1971, Marshall University''s brand new Thundering Herd was poised to stage one of the greatest comebacks in collegiate sports. A raw, youthful and inexperienced squad, patched together under the guidance of Lengyel and Dawson, they would defy overwhelming odds just to march onto the gridiron for the school''s first game since the accident. That season, it didn''t matter whether Marshall won or lost. It didn''t even matter how they played the game. All that mattered was that they played.
For over a decade Joey Gazelle has successfully juggled his conflicting roles as both loving family man and a low-level employee of the Italian Perello mob in Grimley, New Jersey. However, when Joey ignores the mob's explicit instructions to dispose of a gun used in the fatal shooting of a corrupt c
Moving from one parish to another in Northern California during the 1970s, Father Oliver O'Grady quickly won each congregation's trust and respect. Unbeknownst to them, O'Grady was a dangerously active pedophile that Church hierarchy, aware of his predilection, had harbored for over 30 years, allowi
It's 1969. The conflict in Viet Nam has exploded to immeasurable proportions, and 18-year-old Dean Hill's number is up. Dean's brother Eric, who has already seen his share of combat, plans to take Dean to enlist in his beloved Marine Corps in hopes of keeping an eye on him rather than letting him ta
Set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990's Sierra Leone, Danny Archer, a South African mercenary, and Solomon Vandy, a Mende fisherman are joined in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond that can transform their lives. While in prison for smuggling, Archer learns that Solomon-
Before Iraq, before the Bush Administration, before the Dixie Chicks, Bruce Springsteen, and Pearl Jam there was John Lennon, the celebrated musical artist who used his fame and his fortune to protest the Vietnam War and advocate for world peace. 1966-1976 was one of the most fractious periods of Am
In a suburban town full of perfect parents devoted to rearing their children for Harvard futures, a stay-at-home mom has an affair with an ex-jock stay-at-home dad who rebels against his wife's wishes that he become a big-bucks lawyer.
On stage at a 2003 London concert, Natalie Maines, lead singer of Texan trio the Dixie Chicks, spoke these 15 words to a small audience at the start of their sold-out international tour: "Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas." The comment was delivered on
Pierre Dulaine is a Manhattan dance teacher and competitor who volunteers his time to teach ballroom dancing to a diverse group of New York inner-city high school students serving detention. The students are initially skeptical of Dulaine, especially when they learn what he''s there to teach them, but his unwavering commitment and dedication slowly inspire them to embrace his program. In fact, they even take it one step further and combine Dulaine''s classical dance with their unique hip-hop style and music to create a high-energy, unique fusion. As Dulaine becomes a mentor for his students, many of whom haven''t had much to strive towards in their lives, he inspires them to hone their craft for a prestigious city ballroom competition, and in return they share with each other valuable lessons about pride, respect and honor.
Roger is a beleaguered New York City meter maid who is plagued by anxiety and low self-esteem. In order to overcome his feelings of inadequacy, Roger enrolls in a top-secret confidence-building class taught by the suavely underhanded Dr. P. Aided by his assistant, Lesher, Dr. P uses unorthodox, often dangerous methods, but he guarantees results: Employ his techniques and you will unleash your inner lion. Surrounded by a band of misfit classmates-- Walsh, who''s dying to move out of mother''s basement; Diego, a punching bag for his hen-pecker of a wife; and Eli, a shy guy just looking for female companionship--Roger''s confidence grows and he makes his way to the head of the class, even finding the courage to ask out his longtime crush, Amanda. But Roger quickly discovers that star students have a way of catapulting Dr. P''s competitive side into high gear. Soon enough, the teacher sets out to infiltrate and destroy Roger''s personal and professional life. Nothing is off limits for Dr. P, not even the object of Roger''s affection. In order to show Amanda Dr. P''s true colors, Roger must rally his new friends and find a way to beat the master at his own game.
In New York City, a case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city''s most rival crime bosses; The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them--before they get him.
When 10-year old Lil' JB serenades his ultra-conservative family with a rocking rendition of "Kickapoo," a song with lyrics that would make a sailor blush, his father unleashes his belt and shows him no mercy, tearing down all of his beloved rock posters. JB then implores Dio, one of his rock Gods,
One morning, a seemingly average and generally solitary IRS agent named Harold Crick begins to hear a female voice narrating his every action, thought and feeling in alarmingly precise detail. Harold's carefully controlled life is turned upside down by this narration only he can hear, and when the v
In 1958 New York, Diane Arbus, the daughter of a posh fur store owner, is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband Allan, a fashion and advertising photographer. One night, Diane's eye is caught by a strange-looking mask the size of a man's head. Later, when Diane gets her fi
Ten-year-old Arthur has a lot on his plate: a real estate developer is about to snap up his grandma's home... and there's no way Arthur's going to hang around for his parents or grandparents to sort out the problem. Maybe the solution lies in his grandpa's treasure, which is hidden somewhere on the
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
A chronicle of the perilous journey of a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who must travel from their home in Nazareth to Bethlehem, Joseph''s ancestral home, to register for a census ordered by King Herod. It is a journey of over 100 miles, through treacherous terrain, made much more difficult by the fact that Mary is nine months pregnant.
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
High speed data transfers, super wide-band, wifi--this is the wireless landscape. Huge volumes of information are traveling through the air. As we continue to explore these frequencies, we expose ourselves to realms we didn't even know existed. We only fear what we can touch, hear, see or taste,
As four women who have been friends all of their adult lives settle into early middle age, their friendship is increasingly challenged by the ever-growing disparity in their individual degrees of financial comfort. The three friends with money, Frannie, Jane and Christine, share a concern for Olivia
Mitch Forrester and his wife Helen have packed their boys into the family station wagon and are heading to a new town with a new job for Mitch and a new elementary school for their son Billy. It seems to Billy that everybody else, including his little brother Woody, easily adapts to the new surround
A journey into the world of Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor at The New York Times. Known to millions as National Public Radio's "Puzzle Master," Shortz has spent his entire lifetime studying, creating, and editing puzzles, and has built a huge following along the way. Meet Shortz's diehard
Elizabeth "Betty" Short, a 22-year-old aspiring actress from the East Coast who wore a delicate flower in her raven hair and became many things to many people--dear friend, beloved sister, estranged daughter, frequent girlfriend and accused prostitute. On January 15, 1947, she was discovered brutall
Alex has one sweet life. After walking away from his death by accounting job, he's now a video game tester at Brainasiu, the company responsible for the worldwide gaming phenom of "Eternal Death Slayer." At 35, he may be the oldest tester in the business, but he's also the best. But when his roomma
It is the most memorable photograph of World War II, among the greatest pictures ever taken. The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for photography and one of the most-reproduced images in the history of photography, the picture has inspired postage stamps, posters, the covers of countless magazines and newspapers, and even the Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. "Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima," a picture taken by Associated Press photographer J Rosenthal on February 23, 1945 depicts five Marines and one Navy Corpsman raising the U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi. The image served as a counterpoint for one of the most vicious battles of the war: the fight to take Iwo Jima, a desolate island of black sand barely eight square miles that would prove a tipping point in the Pacific campaign. Lasting more than a month, the fight was a bloody, drawn-out conflict that might have turned the American public against the war entirely, had it not been for the photo, which was taken and published five days into the battle. The photograph made her s of the men in the picture as the three surviving flag-raisers were returned to the U.S. and made into props in the government''s Seventh War Bond Tour. Uncomfortable with their new celebrity, the flag-raisers considered the real her s to be the men who died on Iwo Jima; still, the American public held them up as the best America had to offer, the supermen who conquered the Japanese--and then, just as quickly as it had arrived, the glory faded. For two of the surviving flag-raisers, life became a series of compromises and disappointments; for the third, happiness came only by shutting off his war experiences and rarely speaking of them ever again.
To the 100 million gamers living in the United States today, the more super-realistic and obsessively addictive a videogame is, the better. But there is a game about to hit the shelves that is so harrowingly real, so capable of taking over your life, its effects are more than thrilling--they're dead
Legendary fairytale scribes, brothers Will and Jake Grimm, travel around the Napoleonic countryside vanquishing monsters and demons in exchange for quick money. But when the French authorities figure out their scheme, the con men are forced to contend with a real magical curse when they enter an enc
Liz Hunter and Kristy Earl are twenty-something British backpackers in Broome, Western Australia, on a road trip with their Australian friend, Ben Mitchell. For them it's a time to cut loose, reconnect, and rediscover life, friendship, perhaps newfound love, and the countryside's astonishing visual
Just as aspiring cartoonist Tim Avery gets over his fear of parenthood with the birth of his new son Alvey, he quickly finds himself in over his head as his new baby is born with the magical Mask''s spectacular powers. Further complicating matters is the family''s jealous dog, who turns the household upside down and sparks a comical kid-versus-canine battle for control of the Mask. But unbeknownst to them all, the mischievous Norse god Loki has come looking for his Mask, and is willing to do whatever it takes to get it back.
Set in seventeenth century China. The inhabitants of Manchuria, under the Qing dynasty, have extended their dominion over the entire Country. While the masters of martial arts gather to prepare nationalist revolts, the new government--seeking to maintain order --emits a decree prohibiting martial ar
Expelled unfairly from Harvard, an American undergraduate, Matt Bucker flees to England to his sister's home. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of British football hooliganism. Matt learns to 'stand his ground' th
FBI Agent Gracie Hart became an overnight media sensation after she successfully disarmed a threat against the Miss United States Pageant while working undercover as a contestant. But things haven''t been going so well for her lately. Reeling from a broken romance and frustrated to find her newfound fame is jeopardizing the undercover work she loves, Gracie reluctantly let her boss, Agent McDonald, talk her into serving the Bureau in the only way now possible: coifed and styled for the talk show circuit as "the face of the FBI." Capitalizing on the greatest PR coup in agency history, the FBI presses their new poster girl into a while of photos ops where she re-enacts her pageant exploits to an adoring public, with the help of her personal stylist Joel to smooth her rougher edges.
John Constantine has been to hell and back. Born with a gift he didn't want, the ability to clearly recognize the half-breed angels and demons that walk the earth in human skin, Constantine was driven to take his own life to escape the tormenting clarity of his vision. But he failed. Resuscitated ag
Devastated by a hostage situation that resulted in the deaths of a young mother and her child, LAPD negotiator Jeff Talley leaves Los Angeles for a low-profile job as chief of police in the low-crime town of Bristo Camino in Ventura County. When three delinquent teenagers follow a family home intend
In the middle of a raging thunderstorm, a traveling circus accidentally leaves behind some very precious cargo--a baby zebra. The gangly little foal is rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing. Once a champion thoroughbred trainer, Walsh has given up h
In colorful, bustling modern-day Manhattan, Rafi, a 37-year-old photography producer reeling from a recent divorce, meets David, a 23-year-old painter recently out of college. Rafi''s therapist, Dr. Lisa Metzger, who is working to help Rafi overcome her fears of intimacy, finds out that Rafi''s new lover is--unfortunately for Lisa--her only son, David. Both David and Rafi must contend with their 14-year age gap, vastly different backgrounds and the demands of David''s traditional mother. Despite their intense attraction, the charmed couple soon realizes that vastly different ages and backgrounds create much conflict. A Jewish hip-hop lover and closet painter who still lives with his grandparents, David has little in common with Rafi--a non-practicing Catholic from a wealthy, broken family who travels in the sophisticated, high-end world of fashion.
Set in 1980's Spain, Frankie is on the run from the high-rise's of South London to a new life in Malaga with nothing but a tin stuffed full of cash. Having no idea that this delivery of cash to super-suave playboy and ex-con Charlie will change his life forever, Frankie soon becomes one of the gang,
A Federal Agent turns up dead on the mean streets of Detroit. When it''s learned that the Agent was "on the take" in a multi-million dollar arms heist, all eyes turn toward his partner, Derrick Vann, a hardcore undercover Federal Agent known for his untrusting, street-wise style. Vann''s given 24 hours to recover the stolen arms and find the cop killers, but he''s about to stumble upon an unlikely ally. Enter Andy Fiddler, an affable, optimistic dental supply salesman in town for a two-day convention. When the bad guys mistake Andy to be the buyer in a stolen arms deal, Vann is forced to utilize the talkative salesman as "the face" of his sting operation. With the clock ticking, this unlikely duo speed through the streets of Detroit in an intense and hilarious adventure that uncovers much more than they could have ever anticipated.
In the years before World War II, a Japanese child is torn from her penniless family to work as a geisha house. Despite a treacherous rival who nearly breaks her spirit, the girl blossoms into the legendary geisha Sayuri. Beautiful and accomplished, Sayuri captivates the most powerful men of her day, but is haunted by her secret love for the one man beyond her reach.
Ben Crane was once a great horseman, whose gifts as a trainer, were wasted on making other men''s fortunes. Sonya was once a great horse, whose promising career on the racetrack was cut short, suddenly, by a broken leg. Considered as good as dead to her owner--who also happens to be Ben''s boss--Sonya is given to Ben as his severance pay, along with his walking papers. Now, it will take the unwavering faith and determination of Ben''s young daughter, Cale, to bring these two damaged souls together in a quest for a seemingly impossible goal: to win the Breeders'' Cup Classic. However, the true miracle might be that, in helping this injured horse, what they are actually healing is their own family.
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.
A road trip to the biggest college football championship of the year takes a turn for the worse for Carly, Paige and their friends, when they decide to camp out for the night before heading to the game. A confrontation with a mysterious trucker at the camp site leaves everyone unsettled, and Carly h
Kat Ellis is looking for the right man. NOW. The position comes with a few requirements: willingness to travel, keen social skills, good looks, suave demeanor, sharp mind--and a tux. The qualified candidate should also have the ability to make ex-boyfriends jealous, to turn heads whenever entering a room and to reduce any woman within eye and earshot to a weak-kneed, besotted admirer. Kat wouldn''t be so urgently in need were it not for her spoiled half-sister''s wedding where the best man happens to be Kat''s handsome ex-boyfriend. What''s worse, the currently single Kat has to schlep all the way from New York to London, where her wildly dysfunctional family lives. And since the wedding is happening next week, Kat does what any enterprising single woman would do--she hires a professional. So what if her solution crosses a few morally dubious lines plus costs her a tidy six thousand bucks which she''ll have to drain from her 401K. And so what if her escort happens to be--well, an escort. Lucky for her that her hiring skills are pitch-perfect and she zeroes in on smooth heart-stopper Nick Mercer, one of New York''s better known and in-demand professional male escorts. Once in England, the insightful and charismatic Nick--part actor/part shrink/part bon vivant--helps Kat navigate the choppy waters of her screwy family and caddish old flame Jeffrey and convinces everyone he meets that he and Kate are an item. As Nick charms Kat''s parents, Bunny and Victor Ellis, her self-absorbed half-sister Amy, Amy''s fiancé Edward, as well as every living, breathing woman within a 100-kilometer radius, Kat too finds herself feeling things she''s never felt before. For Kat, what begins as merely a face-saving ruse with a dashing guy-for-hire quickly starts to become more than she ever expected.
Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr. Bumble, who cheats the boys of their meager rations. Desperate yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the siniste
A group of 30 year-olds struggle to adapt to adulthood while their aging parents face middle age.
In the suburbs, three close knit 12-year-olds--introverted Jacob, precocious Malee, and vulnerable Leonard--start down the path of self-discovery and begin to distinguish their own voices from those of their parents. Sparked by the tragic death of Jacob's twin brother, the trio band together as they
The resolutely single Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don yet again resigns himself to being alone and left to his own devices. Instead, he is compelled to reflect on his past when he receives by mail a mysterious pink letter. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs hi
It''s hard enough being the nerdy new guy on campus without also being the new girl on campus, who has fallen for the coolest guy on campus, who is totally obsessed with the most beautiful girl on campus, who is "crushing" on the nerdy new guy on campus. Viola Johnson had her own good reasons for disguising herself as her twin brother Sebastian and enrolling in his place at his new boarding school, Illyria Prep. She was counting on Sebastian being AWOL from school, while he tried to break into the music scene in London. What she didn''t count on was falling in love with her hot roommate, Duke, who in turn only has eyes for the beautiful Olivia. Making matters worse, Olivia is starting to fall for Sebastian, who--for reasons Olivia couldn''t begin to guess--appears to be the sensitive type of guy she''d always dreamed of meeting. If things weren''t complicated enough, the real Sebastian has come back from London two days earlier than expected and arrives on campus having no clue that he''s been replaced--by his own twin sister.
A motorcycle saga that chronicles the personal journey of two brothers who overcome emotional and physical obstacles to achieve success in the competitive world of Supercross racing. The brothers' conflicts are magnified by their different life choices and their decision to become competitors and ri
Since coming back from the Gulf War, Jim Davis hasn't been able to get his life back on track. He still feels the residue of that far off desert on his skin, still screams in his sleep from visions he just can't shake. He has burned through his savings waiting for an offer from the L.A.P.D. that has
Tim is a seemingly normal, twenty-something guy. He's got a decent job and is moving fast in his relationship with his girlfriend Jessica. But an intense, paralyzing fear that has been terrifying him since childhood is tearing him apart. When Tim was eight, each night his dad would put him to sleep
The year is 927. After the prince of Balhae was assassinated, Lim, a former official, sends Yeon So-ha, a female warrior to escort Prince Dae Jeong-hyun from his 14-year exile back to Balhae, where he would ascend to the throne and restore order to the kingdom. The pair, however, find the journey to
In the future, time travel is not only possible--it's a lucrative monopoly. It's especially profitable for Charles Hatton, the owner of Time Safari Inc., a travel agency that specializes in escorting wealthy clients on exclusive hunting trips back to the Prehistoric Age. Under the leadership of seas
A brave-but-undersized pigeon, named Valiant, dreams of joining the elite Royal Homing Pigeon Service and serving crown and country during World War II. Despite his small stature, Valiant's ambitions are enormous as he keeps a stiff upper beak and endures rigorous training in preparation for a dange
Most nights in the Bucket home, dinner is a watered-down bowl of cabbage soup, which young Charlie gladly shares with his mother and father and both pairs of grandparents. Every night, the last thing Charlie sees from his window is Willy Wonka's great factory, and he drifts off to sleep dreaming abo
Portrait of a manic-depressive genius singer, songwriter and artist, Daniel Johnston. As a reclusive teenager, Johnston began showing signs of unusual artistic ability. He religiously recorded his thoughts and stories onto cassette tapes, directed intuitive Super-8 films starring his siblings, and c
In the '50's, Lanny Morris and Vince Collins are the most beloved entertainers in America. A classic duo--Lanny is the manic comedian, while Vince is his cool and collected straight man--the boys know how to make audiences roar with laughter at their jokes, or shed tears at one of their famous telet
With a family to consider, the courageous Zorro must now weigh the consequences of his secretive, crime-fighting, swashbuckling life: he has become estranged from both his wife, Elena, and child, Joaquin. His son, only knowing that ''papa is away on business'' has a difficult time dealing with his father''s absence. And his adventure-loving wife must maintain a level of normalcy for the trio''s home-life, much to her frustration. However, while Zorro tries to pull himself away from dangerous crusading, his heart speaks to him of a great darkness, and he prays for the courage and strength to, once again, put on the mask--realizing that there is a major threat brewing in California. However, his family falls into peril as he fights the dark forces, and thus, Zorro, is once again called to save the day against a new nemesis.
Each winter, alone in the pitiless ice deserts of Antarctica, deep in the most inhospitable terrain on Earth, a truly remarkable journey takes place as it has done for millennia. Emperor penguins in their thousands abandon the deep blue security of their ocean home and clamber onto the frozen ice to
In the early years of the 17th century, North America is much as it has been for the previous five thousand years--a vast land of seemingly endless primeval wilderness populated by an intricate network of tribal cultures. Although these nations live in graceful harmony with their environment, their
It''s been three years since Danny Ocean, and his crew--fronted by detail man, Rusty Ryan, up-and-coming pickpocket Linus Caldwell, explosives expert Basher Tarr, and safecracker Frank Catton--pulled off one of the most audacious and lucrative heists in history, robbing ruthless entrepreneur Terry Benedict of every dime stored in his impenetrable Las Vegas vault. After splitting the $160 million take, each one of the infamous Ocean''s crew has tried to go straight, lay low and have a legit life, but that''s proven to be a challenge--much to the chagrin of Danny''s wife Tess. When someone breaks rule number one and rats them out to Benedict, going straight is no longer an option; he wants his $160 million back--with interest, or else. And as the gang quickly discovers, Benedict isn''t the only powerful person in the world looking for Ocean''s Eleven.
Deep in a remote desert, vampire leaders are resurrecting Dracula, the horrific creature who spawned their race. Now known as Drake, this awesome vampire has unique powers that allow him to exist in daylight. To make things even more difficult for Blade, the vampiric leadership launches a smear campaign against him, targeting him as a murderous monster and sending the FBI after him. After Blade and his mentor, Whistler, have an explosive showdown with FBI agent Cumberland and his men, it''s evident that the Daywalker will need some assistance. Blade reluctantly teams up with the Nightstalkers, a group of human vampire hunters led by Whistler''s beautiful daughter, Abigail, and the wisecracking Hannibal King. While their blind scientist Sommerfield works on creating a final solution for the vampire problem, the Nightstalkers launch a relentless series of battles against Dracula''s gang of the undead, led by the powerful vampire Danica Talos and her fanged acolytes Asher and Grimwood. Ultimately, Blade finds himself taking on the greatest vampire of all time, as his own fate and that of humanity hang in the balance.
Ten years ago, as the country of Rwanda descended into madness, one man made a promise to protect the family he loved--and ended up finding the courage to save over 1200 people. Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager in Rwanda, secretly used his position and intelligence to shelter over a thousand refugees during the genocide crisis. While the rest of the world closed its eyes, Paul opened his heart to prove that the human spirit can make us stronger than we''d ever imagine.
Tommy discovers his talent as a techno DJ while coming to grips with the loss of his sister, who died of a drug overdose. Tommy struggles to reconcile his place in the music scene and its close association with the drug culture.
A random wrong number on his cell phone sends a young man into a high-stakes race against time to save a woman''s life. With no knowledge of Jessica Martin other than her hushed, panicked voice on the other end of the tenuous cell phone connection, Ryan is quickly thrown into a world of deception and murder on his frantic search to find and save her.
An eccentric London inventor, Phileas Fogg, has come up with the secrets to flight, electricity, and even in-line skates, but the establishment has dismissed him as a crackpot. Desperate to be taken seriously, Fogg makes an outlandish bet with Lord Kelvin, the head of the Royal Academy of Science: to circumnavigate the globe in no more than 80 days! With his two sidekicks--Passepartout and femme fatale Monique--Fogg is headed on a frantic, heart-pounding round-the-world race that takes our heroes to the world''s most exotic places by land, sea, and air.
Connie and Carla are two small-town ''girls'' whose dreams of stardom have taken them nowhere. From their debut in a school cafeteria to their current gig slinging drinks and belting out tunes at a Midwestern airport lounge, the singing and dancing duo simply refuse to let the less-than-enthusiastic crowd response dampen their showbiz drive. For Connie and Carla, everything''s coming up roses, naysaying boyfriends and snoring audience members notwithstanding. The girls lose one of their few supporters when their boss Frank ends up on the wrong end of a criminal deal--a scene they unfortunately happen to witness. Quicker than a fast change in the second act, Connie and Carla pack up their battered dreams and extensive assortment of wigs and costumes and hit the road, running for their lives. Convinced the killers will never look for them in a place utterly devoid of culture, the pair ends up in the Land of Dreamers, Los Angeles. In a new place with new identities, they create a cover (with a lot of cover-up) that makes them the toast of the town--headlining in a local drag club, they soon find the acclaim that has always eluded them, singing the show tunes they''ve always loved. Being famous is their dream come true--who cares if includes a tiny little lie? But trying to keep their secret turns out to be a real drag, especially when Connie meets Jeff, a real nice guy with whom she''d really like to be a real girl.
Two likeable underdogs, Harold and Kumar, set out on a Friday night quest to satisfy their craving for White Castle hamburgers and end up on an epic journey of deep thoughts, deeper inhaling and a wild road trip as "un-PC" as it gets.
Karen is an exchange student studying social work in Japan who innocently agrees to cover for a nurse who didn''t show up for work. When she enters the assigned home, she discovers an elderly American woman, Emma, who is lost in a catatonic state while the rest of the house appears deserted and disheveled. As she is tending to the stricken old woman, Karen hears scratching sounds from upstairs. When she investigates, she is faced with a supernatural horror more frightening than she could ever imagine. Within this house, a chain of terror has been set in motion resulting from a terrifying evil that was born years before. As more people die, Karen is pulled into the cycle of horror and learns the secret of the vengeful curse that has taken root in this house. Now she must stop it before it''s too late.
The determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find marriage matches for her four beautiful daughters while there's a lavish wedding party in town. Right away, the smart and headstrong Lalita announces she will only marry for love, giving her mother nightmares. Then Lalita meets wealthy American Will Darcy,
Max "The King of Alibis" Burdett and his beautiful accomplice Lola have come to Paradise Island in the Bahamas, fresh off their final big score in which they lifted the second of the three famous Napoleon diamonds. With their financial future set, the couple is ready to relax and enjoy their hard-earned riches. But Stan, the FBI agent who has spent years in dogged but failed pursuit of Max, refuses to believe that his nemesis is actually calling it quits. He thinks that Max and Lola are actually plotting to steal the third Napoleon diamond--one of the three largest non-flawed diamonds in the world--which is coincidentally scheduled to arrive on Paradise Island as part of a touring cruise ship exhibition. Since he has no jurisdiction in the Caribbean country, Stan teams with a local cop and sets out to catch the sly Max and Lola in the act, while at the same time a local gangster has his own plans for the diamond. When the longtime adversaries meet up in paradise, Max quickly turns the tables and befriends the frustrated detective, showing him that Paradise Island has no shortage of pleasures to offer. But in order for Stan to figure out exactly what Max and Lola are up to, he will have to navigate all the twists and double-crosses of an action-packed story of friendship, suspicion and thievery.
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.
Biker Cary Ford has returned to his hometown to reunite with his girlfriend Shane and take care of a little unfinished business. When he skipped town months ago, Ford was in possession of several motorcycles belonging to Henry, a ruthless drug dealer and leader of the Hellions biker gang. Now Henry''s putting the squeeze on Ford in an attempt to retrieve the bikes, which have something a little more valuable than gas in their tanks. When Ford is less than willing to cooperate, Henry frames him for the murder of Junior, younger brother of Trey, the fearsome leader of the Reapers motorcycle gang. With the help of his loyal buddies Dalton and Val, Ford must outrun an FBI agent who''s hot on his trail while eluding both the misinformed Trey, hell-bent on revenge, and the callous Henry, who''s dead-set on getting back what is rightfully his. Racing across the desert in a perilous attempt to prove his innocence and convince Shane that he''s worth a second chance, Ford must outrace his enemies if he wants to clear his name and live to ride another day.
A top FBI profiler, Special Agent Illeana Scott doesn't rely on traditional crime-solving techniques to unravel the mysteries of a murderous mind. Her intuitive, unconventional approach often makes the crucial difference between catching a killer and sending a dead-end case to the cold file. When Mo
High-powered divorce attorneys, Audrey Woods and Daniel Rafferty, have seen love gone wrong in all its worst case scenarios--so, how bad could their chances be? At the top of their respective games, Audrey and Daniel are a classic study in opposites. She practices law strictly by the book; he always manages to win by the seat of his pants. But soon they are pitted against each other on opposite sides of a nasty public divorce between famous clients, with the case centering upon an Irish castle that each future divorcee has their sites set on. Audrey and Daniel travel to Ireland to chase down depositions, yet the two lawyers, who have been slowly developing a mutual attaction that neither wants to acknowledge, find themselves thrown together at a romantic Irish festival. After a night of wild celebrating, they wake up the next morning as husband and wife. Maybe getting married first is the best way to fall in love.
Life story of Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. Film explores Ramón's relationships with two women: Julia, a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living. Through the gif
An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to an older, invalid woman whom he regularly visits. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they ha
Eighteen-year-old Anna Foster wants the American dream: life and liberty to pursue happiness. But as the only child of the President of the United States, every detail of Anna's life is constantly monitored by the media, the public and her very protective parents--who are backed up by a battalion of
Story of the Earl of Rochester, friend of Charles II and a Restoration era pornographer and poet. He was an anti-monarchist Royalist and an atheist who converted to Christianity. The story is about how the Earl's cynicism is thrown for a loop when he falls in love with a struggling young actress.
When Jesse and Celine met on a Eurail train, the connection between them was immediate and profound. The 14-hour relationship that followed, as the pair explored the spontaneous and unexpected in Vienna, ended on a train platform where they swore they'd meet again six months later. Nine years have p
Lust is in the air on Harford Road and Sylvia Stickles, a grumpy, repressed middle-aged Baltimorean, doesn't like it. Though Sylvia's handsome husband Vaughn still has marital urges, his wife could not be less interested -- she has more important things to do. Not only does Sylvia run the family's P
Anna is a young widow who is finally getting on with her life after the death of her husband, Sean. Now engaged to be married, Anna meets a ten-year-old boy who tells her he is Sean reincarnated. Though his story is both unsettling and absurd, Anna can't get the boy out of her mind. And much to the
A record of Chinese basketball star Yao Ming''s first year playing in the NBA. Back home, Chinese fans are eager for their homeboy to honorably represent 1.2 billion of his countrymen. In the States, however, more than a few observers cynically question whether the big guy can play the NBA version of the game.
Following a sobering family tragedy, the Travises go to pieces. Teenaged son Tim, the black sheep of the family, walks through his life like it's a bad dream. His father Ben begins treating his wife and children like strangers and completely disengages from the world around him, while his mother San
Upon hearing of her mother's death, jaded teenage loner Purslane Hominy Will returns to New Orleans for the first time in years, ready to reclaim her childhood home. Expecting to find her late mother's house abandoned, Pursy is shocked to discover that it is inhabited by two of her mother's friends:
The true story of Red Riding Hood.
Thirteen year-old Harry Potter has reluctantly spent yet another summer with the Dursleys, his dismal relatives, "behaving himself" and not practicing any magic. That is, until Uncle Vernon's bullying sister, Aunt Marge, comes to visit. Aunt Marge has always been particularly horrible to Harry and t
Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 60's. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are followed through the next few decades, their reuni
Since the hit-and-run murder of his wife five years ago, Rennie Cray has crisscrossed America in his souped-up, stripped-down ''68 Plymouth Barracuda, pursuing her killer. The man he seeks in a high-speed, high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse is James Fargo, a merciless, wheelchair-bound pyschopath. Through a series of mechanical innovations, Fargo has turned his rampaging ''72 Cadillac Eldorado into a monstrous extension of his own twisted body and mind. Now, their deadly battle of wits and wills is about to move into overdrive. And caught in their headlights is a tormented beauty who unwittingly holds the key to their ultimate showdown.
The saga of a 40-year-old astrophysics professor who goes back to Turkey, where his grandfather raised him, evoking memories of his first love. In 1959 in Istanbul, Fanis Iakovidis is a young boy growing up in the multi-cultural city, where Greeks and Turks live side by side. Fanis' granddad, spice
Patience Philips is a woman who can't seem to stop apologizing for her own existence. She works as a graphic designer for Hedare Beauty, a mammoth cosmetics company on the verge of releasing a revolutionary anti-aging product. When Patience inadvertently happens upon a dark secret her employer is hi
A day in the life of the Fat Pizza Pizzeria and the misadventures of a group of delivery boys at this take-out pizza shop.
In this second chapter of the "Matrix" trilogy, Neo assumes greater command of his extraordinary powers as Zion falls under siege to the Machine Army. Only a matter of hours separates the last human enclave on Earth from 250,000 Sentinels programmed to destroy mankind. But the citizens of Zion, emboldened by Morpheus'' conviction that the One will fulfill the Oracle''s Prophecy and end the war with the Machines, rest all manner of hope and expectation on Neo, who finds himself stalled by disturbing visions as he searches for a course of action. Strengthened by their love for each other and their belief in themselves, Neo and Trinity choose to return to the Matrix with Morpheus and unleash their arsenal of extraordinary skills and weaponry against the systematic forces of repression and exploitation. But there exist powerful figures within the Matrix who refute the artifice of choice, evading the responsibility it brings as they feed on the emotional truths of others. Meanwhile, there are exiles like Agent Smith, whose inexorable connection to Neo compels him to disobey the system that has called for his deletion. Driven by the humanity he once despised, Smith will consume everything in his path on his quest for revenge. On his treacherous journey toward further insight into the construct of the Matrix and his pivotal role in the fate of mankind, Neo will confront greater resistance, an even greater truth and a more impossible choice than he ever imagined. At the confluence of love and truth, faith and knowledge, purpose and reason, Neo must follow the course he has chosen.
In the third installment, the epic war between man and machine reaches a thundering crescendo: the Zion military, aided by courageous civilian volunteers like Zee and the Kid, desperately battles to hold back the Sentinel invasion as the Machine army bores into their stronghold. Facing total annihilation, the citizens of the last bastion of humanity fight not only for their own lives, but for the future of mankind itself. But an unknown element poisons the ranks from within: the rogue program Smith has cunningly hijacked Bane, a member of the hovercraft fleet. Growing more powerful with each passing second, Smith is beyond even the control of the Machines and now threatens to destroy their empire along with the real world and the Matrix. The Oracle offers Neo her final words of guidance, which he accepts with the knowledge that she is a program and her words could be just another layer of falsehood in the grand scheme of the Matrix. With the aid of Niobe, Neo and Trinity choose to travel farther than any human has ever dared to go - a treacherous journey above ground, across the scorched surface of the earth and into the heart of the menacing Machine City. In this vast mechanized metropolis, Neo comes face to face with the ultimate power in the Machine world--the Deus Ex Machina--and strikes a bargain that is the only hope for a dying world. The war will end tonight, with Neo''s destiny and the fate of two civilizations inexorably tied to the outcome of his cataclysmic confrontation with Smith.
A tale of five 20-somethings whose freespirited roadtrip becomes a terrifying descent into madness. When they find themselves isolated in a rural Texas community, they fall into the clutches of a monstrous clan of Texas cannibals and find themselves being whittled away by the chainsaw-wielding Lea
Freddy Krueger is in hell--literally. It''s been nearly ten years since Krueger invaded peoples'' dreams to exact his deadly form of revenge and murder. But now, his memory has been systematically erased by a town determined to put an end to Freddy once and for all. Potential victims have been drugged to prevent them from dreaming, rendering impotent the master of nightmares They''ve eliminated their fear of Freddy, absolute torture for an egomaniac psychopath who''s a legend in his own mind. Like an inmate with a life sentence, Freddy''s been reduced to plotting a fantastic revenge that will never happen. Until, that is, Freddy resurrects Jason Voorhees, the equally iconic madman and the perfect means for Freddy to once again instill fear on Elm Street, creating a window of opportunity for him to emerge from his purgatory. Recognizing how easily manipulated Jason is, Freddy tricks Voorhees into journeying to Springwood to start a new reign of terror.
After a nationwide casting search including college campuses across the country--Arizona State University, University of Oklahoma, University of Vermont, University of Wisconsin at Madison, University of Georgia, Texas Tech, Boston University and Washington State University--the filmmakers cast a un
Jonesy, Henry, Pete and Beaver. Twenty years ago they were just kids in a small town in Maine--kids who found the courage to respond heroically to childhood cruelty. In saving a strange boy named Duddits, they unexpectedly gained a fifth friend at the center of their circle. Even more unexpected were the uncanny powers he conveyed to them, bonding them all beyond ordinary friendship. Now the four are men with separate lives and separate problems, haunted by the memory of heroism, with powers that are more of a burden than a gift. When a shocking accident almost claims one of them, they don''t at first recognize the return of the eeriness that is somehow linked to Duddits. But when they reunite for their annual visit to a hunting cabin in the north woods, anticipating only the warmth and humor that nourishes them, they are overtaken by a gathering doom. First comes a stranger, a lost hunter unaware of the terrible contagion he bears. On his heels is a blizzard, a vicious storm in which something much more ominous moves--a deadly alien force that will consume some of the foursome and force those who make it to the end of the road to once again summon their forgotten strength--and confront an unparalleled horror.
College professor Paul Rivers and his wife Mary find their union precariously balanced between life and death. He is mortally ill and awaiting a heart transplant, while she hopes to become pregnant with his child through artificial insemination. Cristina Peck, having matured since her reckless past,
Alex Sheldon is an author whose writer's block is the least of his problems--he also happens to be flat broke and owes Cuban loan sharks $100,000. The thugs give Alex an ultimatum: pay up in 30 days or wind up dead. The only way Alex is going to get that kind of money is by finishing his novel, whic
Two horny teenage boys (played by middle-aged comedian Harry Enfield and acclaimed actress Kathy Burke) embark on a quest to lose their virginity during a holiday trip to the sunny Spanish island of Ibiza, a Euro rave hotspot.
As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa's toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf. A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a "Scr
From the very beginning, Lloyd Christmas knew he had a friend for life in Harry Dunne. It's the first day of high school and Harry, who previously has been home schooled by his mother, needs someone to show him the ropes. Lloyd, who conveniently lives in the school's basement with his adoptive dad/
Boss Spearman, Charley Waite, Mose Harrison and "Button" freegraze their cattle across the vast prairies of the West, sharing a friendship forged by a steadfast code of honor and living a life unencumbered by civilization. When their wayward herd forces them near the small town of Harmonville, the cowboys encounter a corrupt Sheriff and kingpin rancher who govern the territory through fear, tyranny and violence. Boss and Charley find themselves inextricably drawn towards the inevitable showdown as they are forced to defend the freedom and values of a lifestyle that is all too quickly vanishing. Amidst this turmoil, life suddenly takes an unexpected turn for loner Charley when he meets the beautiful and warm-spirited Sue Barlow, a woman who embraces both his heart and his soul. As these courageous men prepare for the decisive battle that looms, they are also forced to confront and conquer their own internal demons.
After being the only survivor of the crash of Flight 180, Clear Rivers has locked herself away in the perceived safety of a psychiatric hospital, where she lives in constant terror that Death is coming to claim her, as it did all her friends. Clear may be considered crazy, but she''s not wrong. Death is moving toward suburban Route 23, heading south. En route to a weekend getaway with her friends, Kimberly Corman watches helplessly as a logging truck careens out of control and loses its deadly payload, setting off a horrifying chain reaction that leaves twisted metal and dead bodies in its wake--including her own. A moment later, Kimberley finds herself still stuck in on-ramp traffic, with a line of commuters she saw die moments before. It was only a vision, but was it a warning? Shocked into action, Kimberly blocks the cars from joining the traffic on Route 23. The commuters begin to honk and complain--until Kimberly''s premonition comes true. Death tears up the highway in a massive pile-up, with those left on the on-ramp narrowly escaping with their lives. But Kimberly knows it s not over. Death will not be cheated so easily for this random group of strangers who must join Kimberly in a race against time to do what all but one of the survivors of Flight 180 couldn''t--stay alive.
When prospective fathers-in-law Steve Tobias and Jerry Peyser meet for the first time to celebrate their children's upcoming marriage, the cake hits the fan. Dr. Jerome Peyser is a mild-mannered podiatrist with a well-organized daily routine designed to eliminate all possible sources of stress. Mean
A tale centering on the Chicago ballet company--the difficult daily work, the intense pressures of performance, the richly textured behaviors of the dancers--whose professional and personal lives grow impossibly close.
Massoud Amir Behrani is living a lie to fulfill a dream. Once a member of the Shah of Iran''s elite inner circle, he has brought his family to America to build a new life. Despite a pretense of continued affluence, he is barely making ends meet until he sees his opportunity in the auction of a house being sold for back taxes. It is a terrible mistake. Through a bureaucratic snafu, the house had been improperly seized from its rightful owner, Kathy Nicolo, a self-destructive alcoholic. The loss of her home tears away Kathy''s last hope of a stable life--a life that had been nearly destroyed by addiction--and Kathy decides to fight to recover her home at any cost. Her struggle is joined by deputy sheriff Lester Burdon, who tries to take the law into his own hands to help Kathy. Ultimately the tale, itself, explores what happens when the American Dream goes terribly awry.
Life has become one big trap for thirty-year-old Willard Stiles. Haunted by the ghost of his dead father and suffocated by the psychological cord that keeps him tied to his mother in their once stately home, Willard floats through life, unable to connect with those around him. An office clerk at Mar
Sometimes life gets turned upside down. And maybe that's why it's so hard to believe that anyone, especially 17 year-old Halley Martin, could actually experience that thing called love. The people closest to Halley are in the midst of major upheavals in their love lives. Her mother, Lydia, is embitt
A romantic tale set across many years which centers around medical student who thinks he has found his calling as an international disaster relief worker--until he gets sidetracked by a philanthropic socialite who is entrenched in a troubled marriage. The two keep inadvertently meeting up, and soon
A speculative account of the life of Griet, a 16-year-old girl who appears in Johannes Vermeer's painting of the same title. Set in 17th century Holland, Griet is employed by Vermeer as a housemaid to care for his six children, his jealous pregnant wife and his uncommunicative mother-in-law. Tension
Sean Vetter and his partner Demetrius Hicks came up on the mean streets of Los Angeles but now work together as DEA agents, fighting a seven-year war to stem the virulent drug pipeline along the US/Mexico border. Dubbed "the gunslingers" for their tough street tactics, their perseverance pays off wh
For 14-year old Walter, his great uncles'' farm in rural Texas is the last place on earth he wants to spend the summer. Dumped off by his mother, Mae, in the middle of nowhere with two crazy old men and the promise that she''ll come back for him, Walter doesn''t know what to believe in. Eccentric and gruff, Hub and Garth McCaan are rumored to have been bank robbers, mafia hit men and/or war criminals in their younger days. The truth is elusive, although they do seem to have an endless supply of cash. But Walter begins to see a new side to his great uncles when he stumbles on an old photograph of a beautiful woman hidden away in a trunk and asks Garth who she is.
A man murders his wife, child, and cat in the upstairs room of a suburban house. Several years pass, and new owners take control of the house, but the curse of rage survives there and destroys those who come into contact with it. Welfare worker Rika Nishina is called in to investigate after complain
A day in the life of the Fat Pizza Pizzeria and the misadventures of a group of delivery boys at this take-out pizza shop.
Zoinks! Two years after a clash of egos forced Mystery Inc. to close its doors, Scooby-Doo and his clever crime-solving cohorts Fred, Daphne, Shaggy and Velma are individually summoned to Spooky Island to investigate a series a paranormal incidents at the ultra-hip Spring Break hot spot. Concerned that his frightfully popular resort might truly be haunted, Spooky Island owner Emile Mondavarious tries to reunite those notoriously meddling detectives to solve the mystery before his supernatural secret scares away the college crowds. Scooby and the gang will have to overcome their personal differences and forget everything they think they know about fake ghouls and phony creatures to crack the case, save themselves and possibly the world... Ruh-roh!
Legendary Vampire Lestat has risen from a decades-long slumber, determined to step out into the light. No longer content with being banished to the shadows, moving among mortals who never truly see him for what he is, Lestat has re-invented himself as the closest thing to a god on Earth: a rock star
Three prisoners are about to be released on bail--Dale, Mal and Shane--the Twentyman brothers. Hard experience and an unspoken bond of family have made them masters of their craft--armed robbery. It's a job and they do it because they're good at it. Their only rule is, no one gets hurt. Keeping the
After a perfect summer, perky Carolyn McDuffy returns to Southern California State University for her senior year. Determined to make this the year that their arch rivals--the Tri-Omegas--are unseated as Sorority of the Year, Carolyn's sorority, Alpha Omega Pi, develops a well-ordered plan. It inc
What do you get when you cross toxic waste with a bunch of exotic spiders?.. Eaten!.. The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight to the size of SUVs. And their hungry! When the alarm is sounded, it''s then up to mining engineer Chris McCormack and Sheriff Sam Parker to mobilize an eclectic group of townspeople, including the Sheriff''s young son, Mike, her daughter, Ashley and paranoid radio announcer Harlan Griffith and Deputy Pete Willis into battle against the bloodthirsty eight-legged beasts.
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
Joe Tyler might just have one of the worst jobs in the world, but he'll stop at nothing to do it. A down-and-dirty process server with ingenious methods of laying legal documents on everyone from mobsters to millionaires, Joe is a man determined to serve his man--or woman--at all costs. Sara Moore i
William Hundert, St. Benedict's assistant headmaster, practices what he teaches. Striving to inspire his students to live rightly, he's the kind of impassioned Classics professor who believes the history of the Greeks and Romans is more than just a lesson about the past. He also believes the role of
John Q. Archibald is an ordinary man who works at a factory and takes care of his family. His wife Denise and young son Michael are his world. But when Michael falls seriously ill and needs an emergency heart transplant operation that John Q. can''t afford and his health insurance won''t cover, he vows to do whatever it will take to keep his son alive. With time and options running out, a desperate gamble becomes his only hope--he takes the emergency room hostage. As John Q. barricades himself inside the hospital along with his unwitting group of emergency room hostages, many of them in need of medical care themselves, he faces off with a veteran police hostage negotiator and a quick-tempered police chief who both want to bring a swift end to the stand-off.
Julia is a smart, athletic psychology student who is finally starting to get her life together. As a kid she was traumatized by night terrors, but now she is cruising towards a successful career as a psychologist and has a rock-solid EMT boyfriend to boot. Just as she is about to defend her thesis,
New York City homicide detective Vincent LaMarca has forged a long and distinguished career in law enforcement, making a name for himself as a man intensely committed to his work. But on his latest case, the stakes are higher for Vincent - the suspect he's investigating is his own son, J y. Vincent
Mob boss Paul Vitti is nearing the end of his term in Sing Sing, and the FBI agents monitoring him are baffled. Day after day they watch as New York''s most notorious gangland figure walks around his cell in a semi-catatonic stupor, occasionally breaking into songs from West Side Story. Is Vitti having a nervous breakdown because of recent threats on his life by a rival family, or is his odd behavior merely a foxy ploy to get him sprung from jail early? The FBI isn''t sure, and neither is his former psychotherapist Ben Sobel, who gets called in to consult on the case. The last time Sobel treated Vitti, he tried to get to the source of his debilitating anxiety attacks, but barely scratched the surface. It will take time to examine the demons still lurking in Vitti''s mind and help put him on the straight and narrow--time that Sobel doesn''t want to give. The truth is, Sobel has problems of his own. His father has just died, plunging him into an identity crisis in both his personal and professional lives. Furthermore, he knows his wife Laura will be furious if he allows the unpredictable Vitti back into their lives. But when Vitti is granted a conditional release into Sobel''s care and custody, becoming his patient again and--even worse--his houseguest, the reluctant psychiatrist finds that he has no choice. In order to get peace back in his life he must help the troubled gangster sort out his psyche, find gainful employment and go straight--which proves easier said than done.
The year is 2455. The Place is Old Earth. Once the shimmering blue jewel of the galaxy, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries--a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled--not to live, but to research the ancient rusting artifacts of the bygone civilizations that caused this enourmous environmental disaster. However, one of those artifacts happens to be the legendary, hockey-mask wearing, Jason. And when an eager group of intrepid young explorers discover him, little do they realize the grizzly fate that awaits them.
Cousins Craig and Day-Day are back in the old neighborhood and ready for Christmas. Although they've left behind the security of living with their parents, at least they're on their own. The rundown apartment they now share is filled with all the accoutrements and spirit of the holiday season. It's
The salvage crew aboard the tugboat Arctic Warrior is the best in the business. Under the leadership of their Captain, Sean Murphy, and with the expertise of salvage team leader Maureen Epps, they can locate any abandoned vessel, patch it up until its seaworthy, and drag it back to shore for a price
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.
Welcome to the Moon 2087. With all the natural resources mined out years ago, the Moon has become the new Wild West. It's a place where money and the right contacts can get you anything you want--and anything goes. Pluto Nash is an audacious, successful owner of the hottest nightclub in town. Pluto
Matty Demaret is the son of Mafia boss Benny Chains. Never having been cut out for the family business, he feels there is unfortunately no legitimate place in society for a mobster''s son. Still Benny decides, against his better judgement, to let Matty and his pals take a bag of money from Montana to New York for a drop. When Matty''s buddy, Johnny Marbles, loses the cash to a pair of teenage stoners, the tiny Montana town is in for trouble. The locals don''t take kindly to this group of Brooklyn deviants, forcing the young men to come face to face with the betrayal and violence that is their birthright.
The continuing story of Tom Ripley, a career criminal who has amassed his wealth through various illicit activities, including murder. He is married and living in France, when the necessity arises to silence two foes who could reveal his dark past. Concocting an assassination plan, Ripley makes a de
It''s been three years since Austin Powers, that swinging international man of mystery, has faced his arch-nemesis, Dr. Evil. But after Dr. Evil and his accomplice Mini Me escape from a maximum-security prison, Austin is called to action once more in this third installment of the highly successful "Austin Powers" movie franchise. Teaming up with the mysterious Goldmember, Dr. Evil hatches a time-traveling scheme to take over the world, one that involves the kidnapping of Nigel Powers, Austin''s beloved father and England''s most renowned spy. As he chases the villains through time, Austin visits 1975 and joins forces with his old flame, Foxxy Cleopatra, a streetwise and stylish detective. Together Austin and Foxxy must find a way to save Nigel and stop Dr. Evil and Goldmember from their mischievous mayhem.
When Will and Karen Jennings are held hostage and their daughter is abducted, a relentless 24-hour plan is set in motion that will challenge everything they took for granted. Joe and Cheryl Hickey, along with their cousin Marvin Pool, have orchestrated a foolproof plan to extort money from wealthy families. As the plan escalates and unravels, Will and Karen, who are trapped in different cities, are pushed to the limit to get their daughter back alive. In their desperation, they discover the true motivation beneath the crime.
Meet Roy & Candy and Lonnie Earl & Darlene--two close married couples who thought they knew one another, until they decided to take their dream vacation together. Now, they're hitting the road in a brand new, fully loaded SUV--and having the time of their lives--until a funny thing happens on the wa
Viktor Taransky is a down and out Academy Award-nominated director who just lost his last shot at a comeback when his temperamental flesh and blood actress walked off his movie Sunrise, Sunset. And when she left, so did Taransky''s self-respect. Fired by his ex-wife and studio head Elaine Christian, Taransky just lost any hope of recapturing his former life with Elaine and their daughter Lainey. But then computer genius Hank Aleno shows up Although Hank is not long for this world, he is certain his creation will be in the right hands - Taransky''s. Although Taransky initially rebuffs Hank''s insane proposal, Hank has the last say. He bequeaths the software to Taransky that will change his life forever: Simulation One. Just a few key strokes and an overnight sensation is born: S1MONE. Suddenly, Taransky has a taste of the success he always craved and the world''s most beloved star under his thumb. Or d s he? An intrepid tabloid reporter, Max Sayer, is doing his best to challenge that. And his pursuit becomes a little sweeter when Taransky''s immaculate matrix starts to take on a life of her own.
The year is 2079. The earth has been at war with an alien force for over a decade. Spencer Olham is a lauded government scientist whose latest work promises to save the planet. But suddenly he is accused of being an alien spy, and becomes the subject of a nationwide manhunt. Olham is faced with a tw
Millionaire George Wade doesn't make a move without Lucy Kelson, his multi-tasking Chief Counsel at the Wade Corporation. A brilliant attorney with a strategic mind, she also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her--it's George. Smart, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard-trained lawyer--and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots, on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits. Although George makes it difficult for Lucy to leave the Wade Corporation, he finally agrees to let her go--but only if she finds her own replacement. After a challenging search, she hires an ambitious young lawyer with an obvious eye on her wealthy new boss. Finally free of George and his 24-hour requests, Lucy is ready to change course and join her devoted boyfriend on an adventure at sea. Or is she? Confronted with the fact that Lucy is literally sailing out of his life, George faces a decision of his own: is it ever too late to say "I love you"?
Three prisoners are about to be released on bail--Dale, Mal and Shane--the Twentyman brothers. Hard experience and an unspoken bond of family have made them masters of their craft--armed robbery. It's a job and they do it because they're good at it. Their only rule is, no one gets hurt. Keeping the
Two beauty salons in the small English town of Keighley are locked in a heated rivalry over the National Hairdressing Championships. Local hairdresser Phil was once the golden boy of the competition until his wife and model Shelly left him and their son Brian to set up shop with her lover Sandra. Re
Trish and her younger brother Darry are driving home for Spring break -- it's a routine road trip home from college, with the siblings bickering and enjoying the drive. They recall a spooky tale of a teenage couple from their old high school who disappeared twenty years earlier along the same stretc
In 1940, CW Briggs is the top insurance investigator in New York--or so he keeps telling the firm''s new efficiency expert, Betty Ann Fitzgerald. Briggs prides himself on being able to crack any insurance caper by getting into the mind of the thief, but now, thanks to the hypnotic powers of the Jade Scorpion, the mind of a thief is getting into Briggs.
Fast-talking mercenary Peter Dellasandro and his friends plot to capture Christopher Skase, Australia's most wanted fugitive.
In 1977, 18-year-old Phoebe O'Connor retraces her older sister Faith's steps through Europe in order to uncover the motives for her sister's suicide. In the course of her travels, she inadvertently meets and falls in love with Wolf, her sister's old boyfriend who may hold the key to the mystery of h
It''s 1979 and Jimmy Bones is a legendary patron in his thriving urban neighborhood. Handsome and respected, Bones is unexpectedly betrayed and murdered by those closest to him for refusing to deal crack cocaine to his people. Flash forward to the present day. Crime and drugs have crumbled the neighborhood. Bones'' once elegant brownstone, the dwelling in which he was brutally killed, remains standing but has become decrepit. As fate would have it, the sons of Bones'' old friend Jeremiah, one of those who betrayed him, have returned to the old neighborhood to open an after-hours nightclub, buying the gothic structure where Jimmy Bones still lies buried in the basement. No sooner do they cross the threshold of the cursed edifice than a series of strange and unexplainably terrifying events begin to take place, and soon it becomes shockingly clear that Jimmy Bones is staging a comeback... and he''s hell-bent on revenge, intent on tracking down and visiting vengeance upon all those who betrayed him.
Sharon Pogue, a policewoman in Los Angeles'' high-crime district, struggles with both the pressures of the job and the pains of an abusive childhood. Her life is saved by Catch, a man who''s lost his wife and child in a car accident. Neither can go forward with a romance that''s clearly starting to bloom until they resolve painful issues from their tragic pasts.
Blade is half man and half vampire and consumed by a desire to avenge the curse of his birth and save the human race from a blood-drenched Armageddon. Blade must align himself with a high-powered team of vampires to take on a greater evil than either has ever faced--a new kind of super-vampire that is itself on a vicious hunt to eradicate both races.
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
George Monroe has had a lifelong ambition to achieve one of the great American Dreams: to build his own home, a refuge set on a cliff at the end of the sea. But it''s a dream that George has put off again and again while he''s sunk lower and lower--ending up divorced, overworked and estranged not only from friends and family, but from himself. Now George has hit rock bottom and there''s nowhere to go... except out onto the edge. His neighbors despise his sagging, dilapidated shack. His teen-aged son would rather stare into space than raise a finger to help him. His ex-wife, who once shared his dream, is now emotionally distant from him. Local city officials want to sabotage his plans. It seems there is no one left with any faith in him. But George is determined to build this house--even if it means refurbishing his entire life. He begins the project alone, but soon attracts a disparate group of people. What begins as a way for George to redeem his own dreams turns into something much bigger...
Gregorio and Ingrid are the two greatest secret agents the world has ever known: masters of disguise, mavens of invention, able to stop wars before they even start. Working for separate countries, they are sent to eliminate their most dangerous enemy... each other. But in an exotic corner of the wor
A Hong Kong trip turns into a working vacation when two detectives stumble on a counterfeiting ring.
When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. In the course of their vendetta, they become the object of the biggest manhunt in the history of the Old West and, as their fame grows, so will the legend of their leader, a young outlaw by the name of Jesse James.
Maverick Detroit police detective Orin Boyd''s take-no- prisoners approach to domestic terrorism gets him booted downtown to the city''s toughest precinct. Here he runs up against mysterious crimelord Latrell Walker, whose dicey connections and seemingly unlimited cash make him everyone''s favorite target. Together the two men take on a conspiracy that reaches all the way through the ranks to the heart of the precinct.
Fresh out of prison, seasoned criminal Michael Zane wastes no time setting up his next big heist by joining up with a new gang led by his old friend and partner-in-crime, Thomas Murphy. Along with Hanson, Franklin and Gus, the boys plan a daring raid on the Riviera Hotel Casino in Las Vegas during International Elvis Week. Decked out in high collars, glittering belted jumpsuits and sideburns for miles, the gang hits the strip in search of their jackpot. But, blinded by the dollar signs in their eyes, they fail to see that their main obstacle will not be security, but each other''s greed, not to mention the unexpected meddling of the scheming Cybil and her larcenous son Jesse, who get caught up in the middle of the feuding felons as their grand scheme begins to go bankrupt.
On Valentine''s Day, best friends Kate, Paige, Dorothy and Lily are terrified when they begin receiving violent anonymous threats. They soon learn that the stalker is Jeremy Melton -- a nerdy boy they mercilessly tormented years ago in junior high. Since then Jeremy has really come into his own. Now that he''s a hunk with magnetic sex appeal, he devises a deadly and bloody plot for revenge against his teenage tormentors.
On the day of his retirement, Nevada homicide detective Jerry Black lingers in his office one last time. But when the body of a murdered 8-year-old girl is discovered in the snow-blanketed mountains, the reluctant retiree is unable to step aside. Jerry offers his expertise at the crime scene, and ta
Hollywood screenwriter Peter Appleton, a staff writer at HHS Studios in 1951, is an ambitious up-and-comer. His first produced screenplay, a B-movie swashbuckler entitled "Sand Pirates of the Sahara," has just opened on a double bill with John Huston's adventure, "The African Queen," at Grauman's Ch
In the summer of 1960, when Ted Brautigan moves into the boarding house where 11-year-old Bobby Garfield lives with his mother Liz, his presence instantly captures Bobby's attention. Since Bobby's father died when he was 6, he is at first apprehensive of this strange man, but soon the two become fri
Superstar NYC homicide detective Eddie Flemming enlists talented young arson investigator Jordy Warsaw to help him track down a pair of Eastern European killers, on a rampage through the city. Clever, unpredictable and ferocious, the immigrants quickly learn how to use the celebrity of their persuer
Based on the true story of how powder cocaine turned into America's biggest drug problem and how one man from the blue-collar suburbs became the 35 billion-dollar-a-year conduit to the Colombian cartels. George Jung pursued what he thought was the American Dream. Rather than become just another cons
Workaholic wedding planner Mary Fiore is so devoted to her career that she doesn''t have time to find a man. Things change, however, when Mary takes on a lucrative new client -- the ultra-rich Donnollys, to whom money is no object in regards to the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Fran. When Mary is victim to an unlikely accident involving a runaway dumpster during wedding preparations, she is literally and figuratively swept off of her feet by Steve Edison, a charming pediatrician -- who just happens to be the fiance of Fran Donnolly.
Dapper Danny Ocean is a man of action. Less than 24 hours into his parole from a New Jersey penitentiary, the charismatic thief is already rolling out his next plan -- the most sophisticated, elaborate casino heist in history. In one night, Danny''s handpicked 11-man crew of specialists - including an ace card shark, a master pickpocket and a demolition genius - will attempt to steal over $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos owned by Terry Benedict, the elegant, ruthless entrepreneur who just happens to be dating Danny''s ex-wife Tess. Coincidence or motive? Only Danny knows for sure. To score the cash, he''ll have to risk his life and his chance of reconciling with Tess. But if it all goes according to Danny''s intricate, nearly impossible plan, he won''t have to choose between his stake in the heist and his high-stakes reunion with Tess... or will he?
Everyday there is a war being waged on America''s inner city streets--a war between residents, drug dealers and the people sworn to protect one from the other. This war has its casualties, none greater than L.A.P.D. Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris, a 13-year veteran narcotics officer whose questionable methodology blurs the line between legality and corruption. His optimism has long since been chipped away by his tour of duty in the streets, where fighting crime by the book can get you killed and getting the job done often requires Alonzo and his colleagues to break the laws they are empowered to enforce. This crime tale shadows Alonzo as he tests the resolve of wide-eyed, idealistic rookie Jake Hoyt, who has one day and one day only to prove himself to his fiercely charismatic superior. Over the next 24-hours, Jake will be pulled deeper and deeper into the ethical mire of Alonzo''s logic as both men put their lives and careers on the line to serve their conflicting notions of justice.
Two stories set in two eras against the comical terrain of college and high school, past and present--exploring issues of sex, race, celebrity and exploitation. The first story: On a college campus in the mid-80s, a white female writing student has an emotional experience with her black, male writin
Preeminent New York psychiatrist Dr. Nathan Conrad has a successful practice, a beautiful wife and a charming daughter. Making his way home for the Thanksgiving holiday, Conrad is summoned by a colleague to examine a young woman. Elisabeth Burrows presents a history of unexplained violence, failed t
John Buckingham was an ordinary bank employee with a small home and a life built on routine... until he took a bride through an on-line mail order service called "From Russia With Love." The morning she arrives is her birthday, but he's the one who's in for the surprise. When the new bride's two "co
Deep in the American South, NBA hopeful Odin James is the only black student at an elite private school. Playing point guard, Odin is a basketball scout's dream, possessing the talent to go straight from high school to the pros. Odin not only enjoys widespread popularity with the students, he is dat
A mentally challenged man fights to maintain custody of his 7-year-old daughter.
Since the beginning of time, a secret war for control has been fought between two worthy adversaries: cats and dogs. Unbeknownst to humans, this struggle has been held in check by an uneasy truce. But that period of peace is about to come to an end. A power-hungry Persian cat, Mr. Tinkles, has broken from the fray to lead a massive feline movement against man''s best friend. The crack canine agents, who have been protecting the human race, are in trouble. One of their top field dogs has been put out of commission and they have never been forced to employ the use of a rookie Beagle puppy named Lou. As the maniacal Mr. Tinkles and his army of well-trained soldier cats begin a mass mobilization, the fate of humankind rests on the paws of this young pup.
The true story of a duel during World War II between celebrated Russian sniper, Vassili Zaitsev, and the Nazi''s best sharpshooter, Major Konig, set against the epic battle of Stalingrad. Unassuming and self-contained, Vassili is just an ordinary man who performs his duty with extraordinary skill. With Stalingrad ready to fall into German hands and the Soviet Union on the verge of collapse, there could be no better time for a hero to emerge. Realizing Vassili''s potential, Soviet political officer, Danilov, creates the soldier into a national hero. However, when Danilov and Vassili fall in love with Tania, a courageous female soldier, Danilov grows to hate the man he created. Meanwhile, Vassili gains another enemy when he becomes the target of Germany''s best sharpshooter, Major Konig, who has been ordered to find and kill Vassili. With exquisite patience and skill, each man stalks the other, fighting his war in solitude while countless men die around them in the rubble of Stalingrad.
The international misadventures of fashion model Derek Zoolander, who is hired to stop a secret cartel of political assassins posing as male models. Derek soon discovers the horrifying secret of why no male models live past the age of thirty. While Derek tries to infiltrate the fashion/assassin clique led by the mean-spirited designer Mugatu, he must also contend with Hansel, a dense, on-the-rise male model who threatens to sabotage his mission--as well as his modeling career.
It's 1989. The Berlin Wall is about to fall; but outside of Stuttgart, West Germany, at the Theodore Roosevelt Army Base, Specialist Ray Elwood of the 317th Supply Battalion is about to find his own cold war turn white hot. Elwood's a loveable rogue, a conscript who's managed to turn his military se
Cyberspace is a world protected by firewalls, passwords and the most advanced security systems. In this world we hide our deepest secrets, our most incriminating information, and of course, a whole lot of money. This is the world of Swordfish. Gabriel Shear, a charismatic and dangerous spy, needs to get inside this world. If he can get in, billions in illegal government funds wait for the taking. To actually steal the money, however, he''ll need the help of Stanley Jobson, a former superhacker who''s now desperate and penniless. Stanley has been forbidden to get within 50 yards of the nearest electronics store after doing time for wreaking havoc on the FBI''s controversial high-tech cyber surveillance operations. Gabriel and his beautiful partner Ginger lure Stanley into their clandestine world, baiting him with the things he can''t have - a chance to reunite with Holly, the daughter he lost during a bitter divorce battle and the opportunity to start a new life.
Joe and Sally Therrian have a party to celebrate several important junctures in their marriage: their 6th anniversary, their decision to start a family and their reconciliation after a yearlong separation. They have invited their closest friends, their past and current temptations and (to avoid a la
Lance Barton is a struggling comedian with one mission on his mind: landing a slot at the final Amateur Night Contest at the famed Apollo Theatre. Lance has one little problem though - he ain''t that funny. However, an inept emissary from heaven is about to hit him with a much bigger problem when he mistakenly plucks Lance from a traffic accident - before it takes place. Since, by heavenly rule, no man gets into heaven before his time, and the choice of returning to his own body on Earth is impossible, Lance reluctantly agrees to occupy the body of a wealthy old white mogul, Charles Wellington, until a more suitable body can be found. Living in the body of a callous old white man would be bizarre enough for Lance without falling in love with Sontee, the beautiful woman publicly battling Wellington''s company, while having to defend himself against Wellington''s cheating wife and her plot to have him killed.
Confused 20-something Danny has experienced every possible living situation. As he moves from Brisbane to Melbourne to Sydney, Danny lives with a number of odd housemates. The only constant through these years of change is his friendship with level-headed Sam. As Danny continues his flight across Au
In the 1870s, on the lawless border between Texas and Mexico, the oldest law enforcement agency in America was born: the Texas Rangers, who became an enduring symbol of honor and valor. It was a time when Mexican banditos were raiding the border, Indian tribes were battling for their traditional lands and settlers were pushing west by the thousands lured by the promise of a new life. The rustic country along the Rio Grande River was in chaos as gangs raided farms and family ranches, then took refuge south of the river, beyond the reach of local sheriffs and the US Army. Only the Texas Rangers had a chance to turn the tide and bring justice back to the people. One legendary man, Leander McNelly, is chosen to lead a band of unlikely heroes- many of them young, inexperienced men -in a battle with the renegade outlaws who made the Texas frontier the most dangerous place in America.
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.
Gordon Smith is an offbeat mailman who has never met a dog he couldn''t handle. When he offers to baby-sit James, the young son of his beautiful neighbor Stephanie, he hopes to spark her romantic interest in him. A hard working single mom, Stephanie thinks Gordon is just an overgrown kid himself, but circumstances force her to leave James with him, temporarily, while she is away on business. Meanwhile, FBI Agent Murdoch is trying desperately to find his runaway canine partner, Agent 11, who has escaped from protective custody. Thanks to the super dog''s drug detecting abilities, he has incurred the wrath of local mobster kingpin Sonny Talia, who has put out a contract on the four-footed Fed. They lose the trail completely when the dog seeks refuge in Gordon''s mail truck, where he is promptly adopted by James, who names him "Spot." While Stephanie tries desperately to return home in the midst of a snowstorm, the fur begins to fly as the mobsters catch up with Gordon and James at a local pet store...
The comedic misadventures of buddies J.D. and Wayne, who begin to suspect that their best friend, Darren Silverman, is going to allow himself to be badgered into marrying Judith, a woman he doesn''t love. They decide to reunite him with his long lost love from their school days -- even if they have to kidnap Judith to do it.
Nick Wells is ready to retire from crime. He''ll settle down with his girlfriend Diane and focus on running his legitimate business: a Montreal jazz club. But Max, his fence, friend and financial partner, has other plans for him. Persuading Nick to violate two of his most important rules- always work alone and never operate in the city where you live -Max teams him up with Jack Teller. A young, aggressive and talented thief, Jack needs Nick''s safe-cracking talents to make his first big score: a prize worth millions locked behind the walls of Montreal''s Custom''s House. It''s a volatile combination in which egos clash and sparks fly, but the thrill of the heist has a grip on all three men, who won''t give up no matter what the risk.
A comedy about life, love, friendship, having everything and not getting caught... At least that''s the way successful architect Porter Stoddard has been living his life. However, when his best friend Griffin is caught cheating by his wife Mona and an ugly divorce drama begins to unfold, Porter begins to re-evaluate his sturdy relationship with his wife Ellie in terms of his own dalliances with a beautiful cellist named Alex. Suddenly confronted by his own wife''s suspicions, he decides to come clean--realizing that it''s his wife that he truly loves. But is this revelation strong enough for Porter to commit the rest of his life to true monogamy?
Boxer Muhammad Ali braves controversy and personal crises to become heavyweight champion.
A noble rebel, John Brennick, tries to keep his wife and son safe from the tentacles of big business as the Earth has fallen under the domination of a big corporation named Men-Tel. John Brennick is forced to help a Men-Tel accountant named Stanley. Soon afterwards John Brennick winds up in a futu
Nick Marshall, a Chicago advertising executive, gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read women''s minds. At first, this "gift" provides Nick with way too much information, but he begins to realize that he can use it to good effect, especially when it comes to outwitting his new boss, Darcy Maguire. In spite of his best efforts to finesse Darcy, he soon finds himself falling in love and truly understanding what women want.
Ben Madigan has just started a new job as an insurance adjuster with the sweet but naive hope of helping people. Once there, however, he comes under the tutelage of a jaded John Kreisky, who uses Ben's innocence to his advantage, enlighting the young man in an "experiment." What seems at first like
Roger Crumpkin, the most accident-prone human being on the the planet, is also the mild-mannered maintenance man at the Natural Egg Company. One day the managing director, Mr. Chatswood, mysteriously disappears and is replaced by his unscrupulous nephew, Duxton Chevalier, who has a shady scheme to m
In the near future, Earth is dying. A new colony on Mars could be humanity's only hope. A team of American astronauts, each a specialist in a different field, is making the first manned expedition to the red planet and must struggle to overcome the differences in their personalities, backgrounds and
Torrance is a typical all-American high schooler who, as captain of her school''s championship-winning cheerleading squad, is faced with stiff competition for the national title from the inner-city, hip-hop squad the Clovers, led by Isis. Torrance''s mission is further complicated when she learns that her predecessor stole cheer routines from the Clovers, who are more eager than ever to even the score. Torrance is further distracted when she finds herself falling for a most unlikely high schooler, as much an outsider as she is an insider.
In an attempt to sabotage an about to be ratified worldwide free-trade agreement with China, ruthless terrorists threaten to bring down the United Nations by framing the one man they believe can stop them -- an international security expert named Shaw. Now he must run from his own allies and become
A crippled teenager observes life in his small rural town.
Jack Carter has spent his life collecting for other people - debts, agendas, retribution. He stands alone and always stands apart. But when his brother is killed in an accident, it takes Carter home ... to the family he abandoned, to the debts that were never paid, and a mystery that will take him t
The story of the relationship between Nonna Katia, Christina and Josie--three generations of Italian-Australian women living together in a hothouse atmosphere of love, support and drama on an operatic scale--and their seventeen year-old relative Josie Alibrandi--a girl with plenty of attitude--who i
In the year 3000, 1000 years after the Psychlos, an alien race ruled by the ruthless Terl, have conqured Earth. Young rebel Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, comes out of hiding in the mountains near Boulder, Colorado only to find that most of the human race has been killed or turned into "man-animal" slaves wh
It''s July 1969, and on the eve of the Apollo 11 launch, NASA has turned to Parkes, New South Wales, home of one of the world''s most powerful satellite dishes, to provide back-up power for this history making mission. Gearing up for the relauch is the cardigan sporting director of operations, Cliff Buxton, and his motley crew of electronics whiz kids including the ever acerbic Mitch and the shy Glenn. Though tensions rise when NASA representative Al Burnett arrives to show them all how to run things the American way, the group must band together when a last-minute change of plans by Neil Armstrong results in the Parkes dish being the only transmitter in position to deliver to the world some of the most important images in the history of space exploration.
Vianne Rocher and her 6-year-old daughter move to a small village in southern France, near Toulouse, and open a chocolate shop across from the church, just as the town is preparing to observe Lent. The parish priest is horrified, especially since Vianne keeps her tempting shop open on Sundays. In ti
A gang of criminals hijack an armored vehicle and take a hostage only to find themselves double-crossed.
Rich-kid Derrick shares his trendy Manhattan loft with fellow college students Cathy and Travis. When Derrick sarcastically defends gossip as the basis of history and religion in his communications class, his professor heartily disagrees. As a result, Derrick and Cathy decide to spread a rumor as a
Ray Winkler is a meek, addle-brained ex-convict who decides to rob a bank to support the spending habits of his ex-stripper, New Jersey wife, Frenchy. To do so, Ray and his inept accomplices, Denny, Benny and Tommy, rent a vacant store next to a bank and set up a false storefront with the hopes of tunneling from the basement into the bank. While they bumble below ground trying to avoid water mains and other subterranean hazards, Frenchy turns the store upstairs into a thriving cookie shop. Suddenly the Winkers find themselves richer than they could ever imagine and rising up the social ladder at a speed that does not quite fit their tastes.
Just released from prison, all Rudy Duncan wants is to start a new life with Ashley, the girl of the his dreams, whom he met through pen pal letters in prison. But between them and happiness stands her crazy brother, Gabriel, and his motley crue of deadly criminals who think Rudy has some inside information about a casino where he once had a job--a casino Gabriel and his short-fused posse plan to take down. Now, just as Rudy is beginning his new life, he''s caught in a high-velocity avalanche of temptations and surprises that could bury him, unless he can artfully dodge them.
For Luke McNamara, an invitation to join the prestigious secret college organization, The Skulls, is a dream come true. Unlike many of his New Haven classmates, Luke gained admission to the Ivy covered halls through hard work and the crushing burden of student loans. His growing affection for his cl
Craig is still living with his parents in South Central Los Angeles while looking for a job and remembering his moment of glory four years before. That was when he finally bested the local bully, Debo, during an eventful Friday. But now Debo has escaped after several years behind bars, and he's bent
Former famous bank robber Harry Manning has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: Carol, the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, has a plan of her own. Suspecting he's playing
Successful restauranteur Will Keane is on the verge of turning fifty, yet he's still quite the playboy with a persistent case of commitment-phobia. When he meets Charlotte Fielding, a free-sprited woman half his age, he expects another quick and easy romance. But nothing about their relationship is
After botching up an undercover assignment involving Russian mobsters, less-than-graceful FBI Agent Gracie Hart is placed on desk duty. However, when a terrorist, known only as The Citizen, threatens to disrupt the Miss America pageant, Gracie, unfortunately, is the only agent attractive enough to go undercover posing as Miss New Jersey.
Oz is a nice-guy dentist who is beaten down by his wife Sophie and his mother-in-law who constantly demean him. Oz is scrambling to dig himself out of the state of financial ruin that his father-in-law has left in, finally coming to the gloomy realization that he is worth more dead than alive -- a sentiment that takes on a whole new meaning when mobster, and celebrated hit-man, Jimmy ''The Tulip'' Tudeski moves in next store.
Alex Browning is among a group of high school students readying themselves for a trip to Europe. When he suddenly has a premonition that their airplane will crash, he screams out in panic to warn the others, but instead he is thrown off of the plane. Alex is luckily one of seven students who skip the flight -- getting off the aircraft moments before an explosion rips through the cabin, decimating the plane in midair. However, the seven students soon find out that the Grim Reaper doesn''t like to be cheated when the surviving students start dying mysteriously--one by one.
After surviving numerous attacks by knife-wielding maniacs, Sidney lays low as a telephone crisis counselor in a secluded Northern California compound. Meanwhile, a killer is on the loose on the set of horror movie "Stab 3," a film based on the brutal events of Sidney''s life. As the body count rises, Sidney is eventually lured out of hiding and back to Los Angeles to help the police track down the killer.
When sweet and sexy Mia ends up capturing the hearts of three best friends, it's a recipe for disaster. Brad, a suave Wall Street "suit," Zeke, a struggling screenwriter and sensitive Jonathan are young Manhattan professionals who pride themselves as successful bachelors on the prowl while Eric, the
A tale of time travel in which a father and a son reach out to one another across parallel universes to stop a terrible crime: For John Sullivan, there is no question. He would undo the events of October 12, 1969, when the out-of-control Bruxton fire took the life of his father, a heroic firefighter
In 1958, Frank Corvin and three other cocky and reckless young pilots lost their chance to be the first Americans in space to a chimpanzee named Mary Ann. In the year 2000, a Russian communications satellite has run into trouble and the only one who can fix it is the man repsonsible for designing it
Devout Catholic Maya Larkin was once the victim of demonic possession. Now she's a part of the X-Fathers, a group of Catholic lay people and priests devoted to the practice of exorcisms. When Maya meets the smug, best-selling crime writer Peter Kelson, she is convinced that he is the target of a co
In the near future, Earth is dying. A new colony on Mars could be humanity's only hope. A team of American astronauts, each a specialist in a different field, is making the first manned expedition to the red planet and must struggle to overcome the differences in their personalities, backgrounds and
After the murder of a beautiful classmate, a group of misguided teens discover there is a killer among them. Cindy Campbell and her clique of clueless friends, including Buffy, Brenda, Bobby, Greg, Shorty and Ray, must all protect themselves from danger... and that pesky reporter Gail Hailstorm will
Set amidst the expatriate community of Florence in 1938 -- during the rise of Fascism on the eve of World War II -- a penniless, widowed young British socialite, Mary Panton, travels to Italy to take up residence in the villa of some absent friends, only to find herself embroiled in a love triangle
Ryan is a Berkeley engineering major and Jennifer is a wild, free spirit who has been his platonic best friend since age twelve. The only thing that can rupture this bond is sex, although neither can admit to feelings for the another.
Set in the backwaters of New York''s financial world, Seth Davis, a young college dropout, is eager to prove his worth to his demanding an disapproving father. When he stumbles upon a shady brokerage firm in Long Island that''s making a killing in stock market sales, he sees it as his chance to shine. He finds immediate success and instantly gets swept up in the high-stakes life of a group of young businessmen whose professional role model is "Wall Street"''s greedy Gordon Gekko. Seth soon learns that his co-workers are not only as greedy as Gekko, but just as underhanded when he realizes that his company''s profit, including his own ever-expanding paycheck, derives from the selling of phony stocks to under-educated buyers.
Eleven-year-old Quincy doesn't know what to make of Monica, a girl who can outplay any of the guys on the neighborhood basketball court. Soon he is infatuated with her and, much to his surprise, she is eager to become closer to him. Best friends all throughout the following school years, the pressur
As viewed through the eyes of a presidential aide, an inside look at the intense high stakes battle that raged within the U.S. government -- between the Kennedys, the CIA and the Pentagon -- as the world stood at the brink of nuclear war. The true story focuses on how President Kennedy, his brother Bobby, and the U.S. government responded to the discovery of offensive nuclear weapons in Cuba--and the life-or-death tug-of-war that ensued between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. during those thirteen days of crisis in October 1962. The political saga moves from battles in the White House to the skies above Cuba, where U.S. planes dodge Soviet fire; to the high seas, where a showdown between the U.S. and Soviet naval ships threatens to trigger war; to the massive military preparations that presage war.
Colonel Terry Childers is a 30-year Marine veteran: a decorated officer with combat experience in Vietnam, Beirut and Desert Storm - a patriot, a hero. But now, the country he served so well has put him on trial for a rescue mission that went terribly wrong. For his attorney, he has chosen Marine Colonel Hays Hodges, a comrade-in-arms who owes his life to Childers. Hodges is not the best lawyer in the service, but Childers trusts him as a brother Marine who knows what it''s like to risk death under fire. Bound by duty and friendship, Hodges reluctantly takes the case, even as he begins to doubt the man who saved his life in Vietnam three decades ago.
A 20-year-old immortal leaps from the 19th into the 20th century where he will never grow old.
Nicky is just a guy who''d rather play heavy metal music in his bedroom sanctuary than climb the corporate ladder in his family''s thriving business. Ruthless older brothers Adrian and Cassius are much more ambitious. When their aging father decides to postpone his retirement, the sinister duo defects, leaving home to set up shop in a new location -- New York City. This is about to become a big problem for the "Big Apple." Nicky''s dad is the Devil, himself. Adrian and Cassius evade the Gatekeeper''s efforts to stop them and make a hasty exit from Hades. As a result, the gates of hell freeze over and with no more evil souls able to enter, their dad starts to fall apart-- literally! It''s up to Little Nicky to save him by finding his rotten brothers and bringing them home before his dad wastes away.
Jack Campbell is a Wall Street trader living the high life in New York City. When Jack, who has forsaken all for the pursuit of money, becomes involved in a grocery store holdup, everything changes. He awakens the next morning, on a snowy Christmas day, lying in bed next to a wife--Kate, the college sweetheart he dumped when his career ambitions took hold--whom he never married, and in a house with two kids he never had. Now living in New Jersey in an alternate suburban universe, he has a chance to see how his life would have turned out had he married Kate and raised a family. Jack soon begins to feel strangely comfortable in the new role of loving husband and father, finding himself happy in the life he would have led had he made different choices as a young man.
Catherine Deane is a beautiful young therapist who has mastered the radical technique of neurological synaptic transfer. To demonstrate her unique skills, Deane successfully communicates with a young boy in a coma by entering his mind on a subconscious level. When FBI Agent Peter Novak hears of her
April 1942: Hitler''s U-Boats are wreaking havoc in the Atlantic and destroying Allied shipping up and down the United States'' East coast. Unable to crack the U-Boat radio codes, the U.S. struggles blindly against the German onslaught -- that is until the crew aboard the S-33, a vintage World War I submarine, is assigned a dangerous mission that, if successful, will have the power to turn the tide of battle permanently. Led by Commander Mike Dahlgren and Lt. Andrew Tyler, the S-33 crew is ordered to capture Enigma, the German''s top-secret coding device. To bait the Germans, the S-33 is rigged to resemble a stranded Nazi U-Boat. If all goes according to plan, the crew will take the Germans as prisoners and steal Enigma -- if the plan fails, nine U.S. soldiers will be trapped in a submarine in the middle of hostile, enemy waters with little or no chance of survival.
It is not easy being a 9-year-old in a new country. Tony has just moved with his parents Dottie and Bob Thompson, from a big bustling city in America to a small village in a remote corner of Scotland. Soon he becomes fascinated with vampire mythology and one night is visited by a 9-year-old vampire
Al and Imogen meet at college in New York City and discover that first love is bittersweet, as they struggle to make their relationship work amid all the distractions of college and big city life.
Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of ''the matrix''. The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.
Jericho Cane, a beaten down ex-cop, wakes up to another day, oblivious to the struggle that he soon must face. His job as a security specialist alongside his partner Chicago has become a tireless routine of seedy surveillance jobs, and since the death of his wife and child, everything in life which
Beth Cappadora is like most mothers--loving, devoted and occasionally overwhelmed by the demands of caring for her family and maintaining a successful career as a photographer. With her small three children in tow, she arrives at a hotel for her 15th high school reunion weekend. In the middle of the
Fergus and Wesley get involved in a fight with an IRA terrorist shortly before his arrest. Fearing retribution, they flee to Australia, where they work illegally. When Fergus wins a TV show prize holiday to Queensland, he misses a police raid on illegal immigrants. But Wesley is forced to run again,
Consumed by betrayal and jealousy, a wealthy Manhattan doctor becomes entangled in a a ritualistic sexual underworld when his wife admits to having lascivious sexual fantasies about another man.
A monsignor from Rome travels to Australia to help an old friend, Susan, solve the case of a serial killer. Susan believes that her daughter has been abducted by the killer and needs help in finding her before it is too late. The monsignor is now torn between his devotion to the Church and his desir
Nello is an angelic child with an artistic gift who grows up in poverty with his kindly grandfather. Nello has a soulmate and future sweetheart in Aloise, a more comfortably situated little blonde whose father fears that she will grow up to marry the impoverished Nello. As the boy's talent begins
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
The adventures of an orphaned infant raised by a family of gorillas and ultimately accepted as one of their own. As Tarzan matures into a young man with all the instincts of a jungle animal and the physical prowess of an athletic superstar, his life changes forever when he finally meets other humans
Neo is a young software engineer and part-time hacker who is singled out by some mysterious figures who want to introduce him into the secret of ''the matrix''. The cops also seem to be after him, and he takes a chance on discovering what he has always suspected: that the world is not quite what it seems to be and a sinister conspiracy is at work.
In her efforts to find a cure for Alzheimer''s disease, Dr. Susan McAlester implants human brain tissue into sharks. The experiment backfires, producing a horrifying species of killer sharks with the capacity to think like humans.
The local boosters of Mount Rose, Minnesota proudly invite you to watch as their annual celebration of civic pride, wholesome achievement, teenage innocence and spirited camaraderie all go up in flames over the course of one nasty, back-stabbing beauty contest. The story probes the heart of a small Minnesota town where a fictional teen beauty pageant has unleashed a fury of ladylike behavior. Here in the hallowed American heartland--amidst the cow fields, pork sausage factories and Lutheran churches, going after the tiara is not just a fairy-tale dream: it''s all out war. Everyone involved in the contest--mothers, daughters, boyfriends--knows only one thing counts and it isn''t talent, physical fitness, current events or sportsmanship. It''s being Number One, "yah, you betcha!" Because in Mount Rose, you win any way you can.
They were the perfect all-American couple: a courageous, honored NASA astronaut and his beautiful school-teacher wife. They were passionately in love, so connected they could sense each other even when he was floating in space and she was two hundred thousand miles below. And in two minutes it all turned to inexplicable horror. For two minutes, astronaut Spencer Armacost loses total consciousness while on a routine space shuttle mission, returning home just barely alive and a bewildered hero. The President, the nation and his friends celebrate his safe return, but to his wife Jillian something seems strangely amiss from the moment he returns to Earth.
Best friends and professional boxing rivals Vince Boudreau and Cesar Dominguez haven''t worked for years. Finally, from out of the blue, they get a chance of a lifetime: an assignment to work together in Vegas. The job promises big money, but there''s a hitch: they have to be there NOW. They quickly hit he road with Grace Pasic at the wheel, embarking on a circuitous route through the sizzling desert. Sparks fly as the competitive Vince and Caesar antagonize each other to a frenzy matched only by Grace''s combative temper. The going gets rough as they pick up sultry hitchhiker Lia, whose presence throws the trio into further upheaval. A riotous race ensues as Vince and Caesar scramble to make it to Vegas for their big showdown.
Three Marines try to help rebellious Iraqis as the U.S. is withdrawing from Gulf War I.
One fine night, Hollywood screenwriter Steven Phillips basks in the honor of a humanitarian award, presented to him at a black-tie dinner as his proud wife Laura and daughters look on. One crappy morning later, a junior studio executive is telling Steven that he's lost his creative "edge," and relea
In the early 1960s, America was in the grip of Cold War paranoia. Calvin Webber was more paranoid than most and built his family a huge bomb shelter. Mistaking a plane crash for a nuclear attack, he moved his family to the shelter, where son Adam was born and spent the first 30 years of his life. When Adam finally emerges, he knows nothing of the contemporary world. He is a man out of time. Then he meets Eve: young, feisty and cynical, she is definitely a woman of her time. But the more Eve watches Adam''s innocence and incomprehension of the strange world around him, the more she begins to find herself falling in love.
A coming-of-age story that rocks four worlds: a story of four midwestern High Schoolers on an unstoppable quest to snag a quartet of KISS concert tickets. Over the course of one magical night, each undergoes a harrowing and hilarious experience as their insatiable desire to see their favorite band is pitted against authoritarian nightmares, parental hypocrisy, trials of conscience and the persistent influence of disco. What begins as the passionate pursuit of a rock ''n'' roll fantasy turns into a series of hair-pin turns and comic misadventures with one over-riding goal: the liberty to pursue their own dreams.
The story of two New Yorkers living next door to each other and worlds apart: Walt Koontz is a retired security guard, ultra-conservative and proud of it, living in Manhattan's Lower East Side. Late one night, while trying to help a neighbor in trouble, Walt suffers a stroke which leaves him with pa
Animated feature based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about the King of Siam and the English tutor to his children. The evil Kralahome wants the throne of Siam for himself, and plans to use unwitting tutor Anna in his plans. Anna doesn't get on with the king initally, but soon a romance deve
Ichabod Crane, a discredited professor is exiled to Sleepy Hollow because of his outrageous theories. Once there he learns of a local myth and uncovers a headless horseman, who has killed four people in search of a suitable replacement for his own missing head.
A heterosexual advertising copy writer is mistakenly assumed to be gay by everyone at his firm because his best friend and writing partner is gay. His situation becomes complicated when he chaperon''s his boss'' mistress to an art opening and inadvertently falls in love with her and pretends to be gay to win her over and keep his cover with his boss who expects him to keep tabs on his mistress.
An orphan trained in medicine sets out to find his place in the world.
The year is 1999 and Austin Powers is honeymooning with the smashing Vanessa Kensington when he receives an explosive surprise that returns him to swinging single status. To make matters worse, Dr. Evil has returned to earth from the frozen recesses of space and is hatching a new diabolical scheme to annihilate the world. It seems Dr. Evil uses a newly developed time machine to travel back to 1969, where he steals Austin Powers'' mojo, rendering Austin... powerless? Luckily British Intelligence has developed a unique time machine of their own--a psychedelic Volkswagon Beetle. In the biggest Austin Powers adventure yet, the International Man of Mystery must travel back to the Swinging Sixties, track down his mojo and thwart Dr. Evil''s plot to destroy the world. Of course, along the way, Austin meets his match in CIA operative Felicity Shagwell, a fab chick, a hot spy and a fantastic motivation for restoring his libido.
Loki and Bartleby are two angels that have been far from angelic. When they are banished from heaven and sent to Wisconsin, they concoct a dangerous plan that involves sneaking into a church rededication ceremony that will grant them the holy latitude to re-enter heaven against God's will -- an act
Based on the true story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother of two young children, whose husband left her for a family friend, leaves the security of her small hometown and moves to East Harlem and begins teaching violin to support her family. She didn't have e
A former gun-moll becomes the reluctant guardian of a young boy who has become the target of a mob hit after witnessing the murder of his parents. Gloria has just been released from a prison term served to protect her ex-lover, but when she returns to New York she discovers that boyfriend Kevin does
The American Civil War is about to break out and best friends Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles find themselves thrust into battle when Union marauders destroy Jack's family plantation. They join the Bushwackers, a skilled unit of guerilla-style fighters, and fight side-by-side until some of the memb
Ruth Barron is a beautiful young Australian who went to India in search of answers, but found herself quickly seduced by the mysterious world of a religious cult. When her family finds out, they grow deeply concerned and hire a top cult buster to capture and de-program her. But she proves to be mo
The story of Fanny Price, a poor relation growing up among the privileged Bertram clan and the sexual awakening of the young adults in the family set against the dark realities of the source of the family's fortune, the slave trade: At ten, Fanny is shipped from her rat-infested, hard-luck Portsmout
A con artist infiltrates a playboy''''s glamorous life.
After being imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, Leo Handler just wants to get his life back on track, so he heads home to take a job in the New York City subway yards, where his highly connected Uncle Frank now runs the show. He meets up with his old childhood friend, Willie Guitierrez, his cou
An orphan is born on a cruise ship in 1900, and left in a lemon crate in the ballroom. The baby is raised by a machinist on the ship, Danny Boodman, who hides him in the great ship's belly. The boy becomes known simply as 1900. Knowing nothing of the world beyond the coal room and his porthole view
On one random day in the San Fernando Valley, a dying father, a young wife, a male caretaker, a famous lost son, a police officer in love, a boy genius, an ex-boy genius, a game show host and an estranged daughter will each become part of a dazzling multiplicity of plots, but one story. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention they will weave and warp through each other''s lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax.
A coming-of-age tale set in the blue-collar town of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Timothy Dunphy has a broken home, a three-legged dog and a full blown attaction to trouble. His friends have no future, but he's about to get one whether he likes it or not. After crashing into a praked police car, his fath
When four guys and four girls set off on a wild ride through L.A.''s nightlife, they get more--and less--than they bargained for. Fueled by the need for love and intimacy, the evening takes them on a crash course through the turbulent world of sex and dating. When these eight twenty-somethings try to pice together the events of one night, it may change their lives forever...
Mary Jo Walker was married for the first time at age 17, and has since gone through three more husbands and numerous boyfriends. Everytime a relationship fails, the free-spirited Mary Jo takes to the road with her foul-mouthed, 12-year-old daughter, Ava, in search of a new home, new love and a new l
Twenty-nine-year-old bachelor Jimmy has been dating Ann for three years and feels compelled to finally ask for her hand in marriage. However when he does, the proposal comes out all wrong. Instead of accepting his offer she walks out on him. When Jimmy''s grandfather dies, leaving a will stipulating that his grandson must marry by age 30 or forfeit a $100 million inheritance, he tries desperately to either win her back or find a new bride -- with his next birthday only 27 hours away.
Confident and opinionated, 17-year-old Megan is a high school student who has it all. She's popular, pretty, a model student, dates the captain of the football team and is a cheerleader. But she's also a vegetarian, likes Georgia O'Keefe and hates kissing her boyfriend, leading her horrified parents
All her life Leigh Ann Watson has done the right thing. Her only ticket out of town is the one scholarship that goes to her school's top student. All she needs is an "A" in history. There's just one problem: Mrs. Tingle, the history teacher who for 20 years has terrorized the students of Grandsboro
A terrorist group in the U.S. steals a chemical weapon and it''s up to Tim, a fishing buddy of the guilt-stricken scientist who made the weapon, and Arlo, an ice cream truck driver who happened to be in the wrong truck at the wrong time, to steal the weapon and transport it safely to a military base in Montana. With many dangerous extremists hot on their tail, the duo''s main concern is not getting caught and surely killed, but rather the "chill factor" -- if the chemicals rise above 50 degrees they''ll cause widespread destruction that includes the instantaneous stripping of human flesh from the bone.
A childhood memoir of growing up in an eccentric family in 1920s Scotland following a year in the life of 10 year-old Fraser Pettigrew. Fraser lives in the castle-like mansion of the Macintosh clan with his widowed grandmother, Gamma, his mother Moira and his father, the handsome gentleman inventor
Zack is the reigning stud of Harrison High School, and everyone thinks his match with princess Taylor will last forever. When Taylor dumps him for an obnoxious star of "The Real World", Zack is devastated. But he rebounds, betting his friend Dean that he can turn any girl into a prom queen. Dean chooses Laney, a geeky outcast who worries about Bosnia and spends her days painting in her basement. Laney has no time for Zack, but he persists and as time goes by, the two find themselves friends. Rather than raising her to his social level, Zack finds himself falling hard for non-conformist Laney.
Emmet Ray, according to himself, was the greatest jazz guitarist of the 1920s and 1930s. At least in New York, anyway. Although Ray certainly had a signature style and a melodic skill, those who knew Ray best admit that perhaps he was best known in his extra-musical roles -- as a pimp and a kleptoma
Nick Chen is one of the NYPD''s most decorated officers. The first Chinese-born immigrant on the force, Chen has used his close ties with a group of Chinese "businessmen" known as the Triads to rise through the ranks. Now, a gold shield detective and the star officer on the city''s highly touted Asian gang unit, it''s Chen''s job to keep peace in Chinatown. But a turf war has erupted between the Triads and the newly arrived and brutally violent Fukienese Dragons. As the precarious peace in Chinatown is interrupted, the NYPD beefs up the Asian Gang Unit with a new recruit: an idealistic cop, Danny Wallace, who is unaware of how power and influence have compromised his superiors. When the Tongs boldly attempt to corrupt this young officer, Chen is forced to realign his loyalties.
As an accomplished British Secret Sevice agent, The Eye employs all of his investigative know-how and technical wizardry to capture serial killer Joanna Eris. But before he realizes what''s happening, The Eye becomes obsessed with his subject and instead of apprehending her, begins to stalk her. Soon he has followed Eris to the US, where he discovers her lover and a host of other characters from her life. As his sanity degrades further, The Eye murders a man out of extreme jealousy. Eventually, Eris is won over by her obsessive stalker and the two reconcile in an Alaskan diner called ''The End of the World.''
Set in Woodstock, the summer of 1969, a frustrated, beautiful young Brooklyn housewife, Pearl Kantrowitz, spends her summer in the Catskills. Her world is turned around when she has an affair with a free-wheeling traveling salesman, Walker Jerome--a charming and quietly seductive hippie. Pearl canno
In 1941, World War II continues to rage. The young men of England have been called to the front to fight. So, back at home, the new regiment is formed. The soldiers? The Women's Land Army, or "land girls," young women of England who are dispatched across the countryside to pick up the slack and pitc
The residents of Cradle Bay are living an idyllic small town existence. Or are they? After the suicide of his older brother, Steve Clark is uprooted by his parents and moved to the sunny enclave where the teenage success rate soars above the norm. No drunk driving accidents, no drug overdoses, no passionate suicides. In Cradle Bay, the teens are busy with wholesome activities like bake sales, community service and making the grade. But there''s something unnatural about all that perfection. Resisting the lure of the "Blue Ribbons"--the town''s picture perfect teens--Steve connects with outcasts Gavin and Rachel, who are equally suspicious of their peers'' disturbing behavior. Dr. Caldicott, the school psychiatrist, has convinced the parents of Cradle Bay that a "Stepford-like" surgical procedure is the answer to their teenagers'' nasty habits and rebellious behavior. And Steve''s parents are just a meeting away from agreement.
Working-class tow-truck driver and father of four Darryl Kerrigan's only distinguishing feature is his beaming reverence for his home and family. To other parents, his kids might seem consumate underachievers. For other property owners, a fixer upper abutting a major international airport might appe
A magical musical comedy which centers on the reticent and reclusive, Laura Hoff, who lives with her mother in a small English seaside town. Her father has died, leaving her no-one to listen to classic songs with, and a mother who is refinding her sexuality with a sleazy London talent agent. She wit
Ben and Adam have been best friends since they were children. Adam is the golden boy, for whom everything goes well. At college he falls in love with Nina and after a perfect courtship they are married. Ben, by contrast, has a hard time finding love, although he does eventually marry Kat. But when t
A colony of ants is threatened by a gang of grass hoppers led by the evil Hopper. Flik, a common ant and a misfit, has an uncommon vision when he tries to rise to heroic proportions by enlisting a band of circus fleas to help him defend his colony from the grasshoppers.
On a sweltering summer day in the sleepy town of Mercer, a comically hellish odyssey begins for easygoing gas station attendant Clay Bidwell. While drinking beers and shooting for target practice in the woods, Clay's best friend, Earl, turns his gun on Clay and accuses him of having an affair with h
A cop hunts a demonic serial killer who is eventually caught, tried and executed. The murders continue, however, until the cop himself becomes the prime suspect of the investigation. Making the case even more complex is a similar series of murders that occured some thirty years earlier which ended in the suicide of the detective investigating the case.
In a prematurely bitter autumn, 1981, New York City is ignited as EMS workers gurney out from a modest Harlem convent a young nun who's been violated, mutilated and beaten into a coma. The infamy of the crime attracts the media and forces the hand of the Police Department's downtown brass. A hastily
The Dunn family are gathered around the TV to watch one of their own go for Olympic glory on the other side of the world. Their five minutes of fame is eagerly anticipated but soon becomes 24 hours of dysfunctional family mayhem. Chrissy, swimmer Carol's twin sister, does not even want to watch the
A group of scientists are taken by the Navy on a secret underwater mission to explore an alien spaceship. The vessel turns out to be an American ship from the future carrying a golden orb that allows one to manifest their thoughts and fears.
Jimmy and his partner Julius have been working for one of Los Angeles' most feared insect exterminators, Montello, as his two main professional "spray boys." But today is different. Montello has asked Jimmy to take his wife, Mimi, a sexy, plump woman who's addicted to food, for a night of fun while
The residents of Cradle Bay are living an idyllic small town existence. Or are they? After the suicide of his older brother, Steve Clark is uprooted by his parents and moved to the sunny enclave where the teenage success rate soars above the norm. No drunk driving accidents, no drug overdoses, no passionate suicides. In Cradle Bay, the teens are busy with wholesome activities like bake sales, community service and making the grade. But there''s something unnatural about all that perfection. Resisting the lure of the "Blue Ribbons"--the town''s picture perfect teens--Steve connects with outcasts Gavin and Rachel, who are equally suspicious of their peers'' disturbing behavior. Dr. Caldicott, the school psychiatrist, has convinced the parents of Cradle Bay that a "Stepford-like" surgical procedure is the answer to their teenagers'' nasty habits and rebellious behavior. And Steve''s parents are just a meeting away from agreement.
Based on a Chinese folk-tale, Mulan is a young high-spirited girl who tries hard to please her parents but always feels like she is disappointing them. Her father is drafted into the army which amounts to certain death because of his old age. Mulan disguises herself as a man and takes her father's p
Life of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, who died in 1987 at the age of 42 from multiple sclerosis. As children, Jackie and older sister Hilary are both immersed in music: Hilary exels at the flute, while Jackie is less confident as a cellist. But soon Jackie overtakes her sister, and while Hilary marries
An angel comes to earth and falls in love with the woman he''s assigned to watch over.
In 1804, two explorers and their team of simpletons try to beat Lewis and Clark to the discovery of the Northwest Passage.
An Arthurian romance tale of an independent young woman and a handsome young man who embark upon a dangerous quest for the Holy Grail in order to save King Arthur's kingdom, while also trying to save the woman's sister from the evil Baron Ruber.
Min is a plain girl with a lot of worries to deal with - she has split up with her boyfriend and lost her job, as well as lacking confidence in her appearance. But when the boyfriend of her best friend Jaz comes to confide his problems to her, her relationships are put under some strain.
Diana Spencer was born on the same day as a more famous Diana Spencer, Princess Di. She wins a trip to meet her "twin," but is waylaid when she falls in love with a paparazzi en route.
An art forger searches out the one art critic who knows the truth and can absolve him of a murder for which he is being framed.
After her fourteen year old daughter suffers a serious horse riding accident, a high-powered magazine editor goes to Montana to bring the horse to a legendary 'horse whisperer,' a person with a unique gift of being able to cure troubled horses. Romance blossoms between the sophisticated mother and t
A depiction of 16th century courtesan, Veronica Franco, who - during the days of Venice''s glory - is spurned by her true love because she does not have a proper dowry to appease his family. With no other alternative, she becomes a courtesan, an occupation legally permitted to women of a certain rank. With her looks and wit, she quickly becomes the most sought after courtesan in Italy, but still cannot overcome the societal restrictions that keeps her apart from her true love.
Sandra is a femme fatale obsessed with the songs of The Sound of Music. Behind her saccharine exterior, she is carrying on an affair with her husband''s brother Ben, and likes using handcuffs on him during their trysts. When Ben dies mysteriously, a cynical police detective must investigate a sleazy web of deceit.
Story of American track and field star, Steve Prefontaine, who died at the age of 24 in an automobile accident, just prior to the 1976 Olympics.
Mrs Lever is a dangerous woman. When she discovers that her husband is cheating on her she gets her two sons to scare him to death in a helicopter. The lover, Sally, works in a burger joint and is pregnant at the time of her lover''s death. She also just might have heard what happened because of a freak radio signal. So one of the sons is sent undercover to find out just what she knows. While his brother and mother would be happy to see Sally dead too, Dorian falls in love with her.
Set in San Francisco, a tale about a cop who bends department rules in trying to aid his terminally ill son. He chases an escaped convict whose matching bone marrow will enable his son to have an organ transplant.
An Italian Jew¿s sense of humor is his only hope when he and his family are put into a concentration camp.
A man survives a botched experiment with an embarassing side effect - he possesses only four of his five senses at any given time.
A woman is reconnected with her dreams when she meets a teacher of Latin dance who instills a new sense of passion inside her.
Set in Boston, a humorous meditation on romance, friendship and destiny involving Erin, a night-shift nurse who's been recently dumped by her activist boyfriend and Alan, an ambitious ex-plumber struggling to fulfill his dream of being a marine biologist. Although Erin, and Alan's totally unrelated
Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift home, a decision that turns into a one night stand. R
The world's most notorious doll, Chucky, meets his match--in more ways than one when his ex-girlfriend Tiffany embarks on a mission to get him back into her life so that they can wed. For better or for worse, Chucky and Tiffany will be a matched set if they ever get back into human bodies. To do thi
Professor John Robinson, his wife Maureen, their daughters Judy and Penny, and son Will are selected to be the first family to colonize outer space. Piloted by Major Don West, the Jupiter 2 takes off to Alpha Prime, the only other habitable planet in the galaxy. En route, their spacecraft is sabotaged by arch villain Dr. Zachary Smith, who is intent on foiling their plan. When the Jupiter 2 strays dangerously off course, the Robinson family must band together and use their unique skills to complete their mission for face certain death while they remain "lost in space."
Lord Greystoke must return to the jungle to prevent soldiers of fortune from causing death and destruction in their search for a mystical city and its treasure.
A man with a miserable love life travels from wedding to wedding singing romantic songs to happy newlyweds while dreaming of hitting it big as a rock star.
Marcus Ray lives the good life in Hong Kong working as a sales representative for V SIX Jeans. As the drama and pageantry of the 1997 handover of Hong Kong from British to Chinese rule unfolds, Ray gets wind of a terrifying conspiracy--a Russian Mafia scheme to bring a deadly secret technology--micr
When high school guidance counselor Sam Lombardo turns down the sexual advances of teenage socialite Kelly Van Ryan, she cries rape. Although he is respected in the community, he is suspended from the school and enlists the help of a personal-injury attorney Ken Bowden. Suzie Toller, another teenage
Jean Valjean is released from prison after serving 20 years of hard labor. Left without a sense of morality, he soon steals silverware from a bishop's house. He is caught; yet, when he is returned by the police, the bishop states the silver was a gift. His only request is that Valjean learn to do go
Amy, an Australian 8-year-old girl who cannot talk, is brought by her mother, Tanya, to the city of Melbourne to unravel her mysterious malady. Once there, she befriends her rocker neighbor, Robert, and soon begins to sing along to his songs after three years of silence while her mother works out he
Mike is a law student who has once been burned playing poker, and has turned his back on gambling in order to settle in with his girlfriend Jo, and his studies. When his former partner in crime Worm is released from prison, though, he is tempted back to the card tables and realises how much he enjoy
After faking her death and changing her name to evade the murderous Michael Myers, Laurie Strode, now a teacher at a Southern California private school, is again targeted by her nemesis. Most of the school goes away on a trip, but her son John stays behind along with his girlfriend and a couple of o
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain, and ideas. First it is a red rose, a blade of green grass, eyes turn hazel... flesh tones shock and anger with their beauty. Gradually, the infection spreads Pleasantville becomes divided--rife for the first time with stark differences as it attempts to grasp the kaleidoscopic new world before it.
Following the life of a goofy, cute 18-year old who works in a Baltimore sandwich shop and takes photos on the side, Pecker is a tale of fame and fortune and the downside of instant celebrity. Pecker's life changes forever when his eclectic photo collection is discovered by a New York art dealer pa
A group of gunrunners in South China come across a deserted cruise ship occupied by a killer creature... with tentacles.
A film about New York state of mind which chronicles the life of Judith Nelson, a woman who has lived the life of a wealthy, Fifth Avenue doctor''s wife. But after her husband abandons her for a younger woman, Judith is left to reconcile the silence of her plush Co-op--a silence filled with memories and frustrations. When her isolation is interrupted by a chance, fleeting romantic encounter, Judith sees the world through new eyes. Refreshed with the possibilities of a new life, she befriends her building elevator operator, Pat--a familiar yet nameless face--and she discovers he, too, has a life filled with loss and dreams beyond this invisible daily job. Together, they confide in and console each other.
Shane O'Shea was a 19-year-old, good-looking guy living with his severe dad and two siblings in a small, boring town in New Jersey... until he crossed the river into New York City and entered a world overflowing with luxury, sexual desire and decadence. A nightclub that was nothing less than the cen
By night, vampires rise from loamy graves in search of human prey. By day, vampire slayer Jack Crow leads a contingent of Vatican mercenaries in a long-waged war against these enemies. After destroying a vampire nest in rural Mexico, 'Team Crow' is savagely ambushed during the victory celebration by
The funny and poignant story of two outcast thirteen year old boys, one a slow giant and the other a tiny genius, who are ostracized as freaks by the other kids in town but emerge triumphant thanks to their powerful and unique friendship.
The story of a semi-human African-American superhero who battles evil, bloodsucking vampires. Blade is half vampire but has devoted his life to killing vampires, with the help of Whistler, a human vampire hunter. His nemesis is Frost, a vampire who aims to take over the world, enslaving humanity. With the help of haemotologist Karen, Blade battles Frost and the evil Blood God.
A group of students at Herrington High School learn that their teachers' bodies are being overtaken by aliens. Soon six students are the only ones left unaffected and must band together to save the school, and perhaps the world, from this alien invasion. Geeky Casey, princess Delilah, jock Stan, dru
A cop tries to help an amnesiac fugitive, suspected of being a serial killer, to discover the truth about his past. He finds that his memories and his reality as he knows it are, in fact, artificial creations controlled by a fiendish underworld of ominous beings knows as The Strangers.
As the FBI scrambles to save the life of the kidnapped daughter of the Chinese Consul, the diplomat hires trusted Hong Kong police detective Lee to find the girl. Unwilling to have their investigation invaded by a meddling outsider, the FBI assigns a rogue LAPD detective to keep Detective Lee away from the case at any cost. Carter, the detective, covertly embarks on a one-man crusade to solve the case, having first distracted Lee. Within hours, Carter realises he has greatly underestimated his Hong Kong counterpart, who has seen through his ruse, given Carter the slip, and landed in the middle of the FBI''s investigation. Both excluded by the FBI, these two cops from very different worlds must join forces to save the young girl.
Lee Simon, a journalist, has just split up with his insecure wife Robin. He launches into a series of sexual escapades that include a film star, a supermodel and an aspiring actress. Meanwhile, Robin considers plastic surgery and imagines a life on her own. However, both eventually find love again:
Journalist Raoul Duke and his lawyer Dr Gonzo drive from LA to Las Vegas on a drugs binge. They nominally cover news stories, including a convention on drug abuse, but also sink deeper into a frightening psychedelic otherworld. As Vietnam, Altamont and the Tate killings impinge from the world of TV
A magical red violin passes around the world from owner to owner. It originates in Italy, where its maker's wife dies in childbirth; next it surfaces in the eighteenth century as the instrument of a child prodigy. In the nineteenth century, we find ourselves in England, where the violin's owner, a c
Two sisters, the town sheriff and a doctor are the only survivors of an ancient epidemic force that has laid dormant under the town for centuries, but for some reason has surfaced. They must decipher the mystery of the apocalyptic force and destroy it before it kills them, and annihilates the entire human race.
The story unfolds through the eyes of Danny Vinyard, who idolizes his older brother Derek. Seeking retribution for his father's murder and burning a way to vent his rage, Derek finds himself transformed by a philosophy of hate as he turns into a charismatic leader of a local white power movement. De
The host of a popular television cooking show is caught in a criminal conspiracy when he finds a videotape that documents incriminating evidence against a group of thugs.
With the flip of her hair and a twirl of her skirt, Darlene "Woo" Bates is more than just a drop-dead beauty with a notorious knack for turning men into mush. She''s one woman who''s not afraid to take what she wants. Dare to hang on to her skirt tails, and you''ve entered Woo''s world. Following a tip from her psychic friend, Woo is out to meet the man of her dreams, and nothing will stand in her way. This hilarious, character-driven comedy is about the sparks that fly when Woo is set up on a blind date with Tim Jackson, a shy, straight-laced law clerk who is Woo''s polar opposite. In a wildly unpredictable night to remember, this mismatched couple cuts a path of destruction and chaos through Manhattan, wreaking havoc wherever they go. Over the course of events, it looks as if Tim will either fall for Woo or fall apart. But as night turns to drawn, he discovers she has added something that was missing in his life, and they both realize that opposites truly do attract.
Set in Los Angeles a chorus of talkers discuss the ups and downs of love, marriage and breaking up: the 40th anniversary of Hannah and Paul is darkened by jealousy; Joan meets Keenan in a phone booth while breaking up with her current boyfriend; Meredith is an overachiever who sends Trent packing be
Ursula Stanhope has travelled to Bukuvu from San Francisco is search of adventure. Her intended, Lyle Van de Groot, pursues her in hopes of capturing the legendary White Ape who is supposed to exist in the mountains. Ultimately, a romance blooms between Ursula and George, an extremely clumsy gorilla boy raised by an erudite ape.
When a high school student finally gets the opportunity to tutor his lifelong obsession, a beautiful classmate, study turns to romance surprisingly quicky. There''s just one small hitch...no condom.
Kevin Lomax, a top-notch Florida lawyer who specializes in jury selection, is summoned to New York City by the enigmatic owner of a huge law firm. After accepting a position at Milton, Chadwick, Waters, Kevin and his wife Mary Ann head for the Big Apple and a luxurious lifestyle. Lomax soon meets John Milton, the founding partner of the firm with worldwide financial and political interests. Winning soon becomes an obsession for Kevin. However, Mary Ann begins telling him that the other partners'' wives are not what they appear, that she''s having frightening experiences she cannot explain. When Eddie Barzoon, the firm''s managing partner, dies a sudden, horrible death, Mary Ann''s terrified perceptions pull her away from sanity. And through it all, John Milton keeps reminding his protege that life is rich with possibilities for those who are unafraid to sample them. But Lomax is stepping into Hell. And standing at the gates to welcome him is John Milton.
More than a man. Less than a God. Everything you've ever heard about history's mightiest hero is only a myth. The son of Zeus was robbed of his divine birthright when he was stolen from his cradle by the evil Hades and fed a potion that made him mortal. Now, armed with only his great strength and hi
A romantic comedy about two people who simply cannot get over the loss of their respective lovers. When they discover that the mates who have abandoned them are now blissfully snuggled up together, these two totally dissimilar people launch a diabolical plan of revenge...
The Dalai Lama fights Chinese oppression while trying to lead his flock.
Set in the winter of 1838, a romantic tale of a poor Swiss governess who meets secretly with an English landowner to conceive a child in exchange for money. Seven years later, the two are drawn together again when the governess is hired to care for the landowner's young daughter. Sworn to secrecy, t
Joe Young is a struggling Mormon actor from Utah who begins preaching the word of God in LA to little success. He stumbles upon the set of an adult movie directed by the famous Maxxx Orbison and it doesn't take long for him to spot Joe as the leading man for his new effort "Captain Orgazmo." Joe's u
When a group of the most dangerous and notorious prisoners in the United States penal system are transferred to a new super-maximum security facility, parolee Cameron Poe hitches a ride on their Con Air transport flight only to find himself embroiled in a meticulously planned mid-air hijacking masterminded by Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. On the ground, it''s up to U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin to avert the takeover and prevent his overzealous superiors from blowing the aircraft and its passengers to oblivion.
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.
A young law student takes a part time job as a lone hospital watchman just as a serial killer has begun to terrorize the city. Even more frightening are all the clues, which keep leading back to him. The police are closing in, and this innocent man has become a prime suspect. To solve the crime, he'
Myopic millionaire Mr. Quincy Magoo accidentally takes possession of a cache of stolen gems and becomes the target of evil culprits. Despite their efforts, however, Magoo consistently escapes unharmed and remains oblivious to the dangers that surround him. Magoo ultimately nabs the villains with the help of his nephew Waldo and his trusting bulldog Angus.
A metals specialist for the military, John Henry Irons, creates an alter ego, a super-hero known as "Steel," to combat an evil street gang. After a weapons test goes horribly wrong, Irons quits the military for a quiet life until a gang begins to commit crimes in his neighborhood. The gang, after stealing top-secret defense weapons that Irons helped to produce, has committed a series of high-tech robberies and, in the process, is threatening to become a worldwide danger. Irons decides to combat the growing evil by building a suit of armor with a built-in array of weaponry. Layered in his fantastic, magnetic metal sheath and armed with his powerful weapons, John Henry metamorphoses into a mythic alter-ego--STEEL.
A young couple wrestles with the idea of breaking up or continuing along in their volatile relationship. Driven together by good times and great sex, a wedge develops between them when the guy refuses to commit. Fearing he''ll lose her forever, he has a change of heart and asks for her hand in marriage, but then backs out at the altar. Eventually they realize that, even though they love one another, they''d both be better off apart.
Navy Intelligence officer Lt Jordan O''Neil becomes a test case when she is recruited to become the first woman allowed to train for the covert operations unit known as the Navy SEALS. She is not expected to succeed and many high ranking military and government officials, including Senator Lillian DeHaven, are counting on her to fail. O''Neil persists, and when the recruit''s final training exercise is diverted to aid and rescue American troops in the Middle East, the Master Chief is wounded and O''Neil must summon all her leadership abilities to save him and the mission.
One year after being stabbed by a student, a Brooklyn high school teacher relocates to Los Angeles and returns to the classroom--his nerves frayed and his spirit shaken. He again finds himself in the same world of amorality and violence that he had hoped to leave behind. Challenged by a high school administration fearful of litigation and exposed to teachers suffering from burn-out, he becomes a transformed man and decides to take a heroic stand.
A district attorney falls in love with a star witness, a woman who was once involved in an abusive relationship with a defendant. He has driven three women to attempt suicide, and the last one has succeeded. Hedda, his first lover, had a promising swimming career destroyed by her desperate reaction
In a Scottish beach community filled with colorful locals, Frances, a newly widowed photographer, is toying with the idea of moving to Australia with her teenage son, Alex. Her mother aggressively forces her to choose between her loyalty to the living and the memory of the dead. While they argue, Alex is awkwardly approaching his first sexual experience with a young local girl while two old ladies are introduced as professional mourners who attend every funeral in town. The stories layer upon one another and address themes of life and death, age and youth.
Loosely based on the work of Irish writer Ronan Bennett, the story follows five criminals, who, after a failed heist, set out to uncover their betrayer. Ray, a onetime political activist, now a hard-nosed gangster, is closest to Dave, an East End grifter, with whom he sets up the $3 million robbery
Spanning 20 years and two lands, the story of a young man and his affection for a very special kangaroo.
A paranoid cab driver, Jerry Fletcher, publishes a newsletter about conspiracy theories and nourishes a desire for the lovely Alice Sutton, a Justice Department employee. Suddenly Jerry finds himself in trouble with the CIA when one of the theories turns out to be accurate. Jerry escapes from the hands of Dr Jonas only to end up on the run. Alice finds herself in the middle of this cat and mouse game as it is revealed that Jerry and his main nemesis, Dr Jonas, have a past relationship that could lead to dangerous consequences.
Professor Phillip Brainard is a man so lost in thought that he appears, at times, not to pay attention. He''s even forgotten two dates to marry his sweetheart Sara. But then this guy''s got a lot on his mind. He''s working with his high-voltage, over-amorous flying robot assistant, Weebo, on an idea for a substance that''s not only a revolutionary new source of energy, but may well be the salvation of his financially troubled Medfield College, where his beloved Sara is the president. Late on the afternoon of his third attempt at a wedding, all of Professor Brainard''s hard work in the lab comes together when he creates a miraculous goo that when applied to any object--cars, bowling balls, even people--enables them to fly thorugh the air at remarkable speeds. The stuff defies gravity and looks like rubber.
A contestant in an audience participation stage game becomes mixed up in a case of mistaken identity.
The caped crusader and his cohort Robin battle the villainous Mr. Freeze.
In the autumn of 1939, Heinrich Harrer, the famous Austrian mountaineer, and his countryman Peter Aufschnaiter, set out to climb Nanga Parbat, one of the highest peaks in the Himalayas. The self-centered Harrer, whose sole pre-occupation was the achievement of fame and glory, would experience an emotional awakening on his fantastic journey that would take him from the heights of conquests to the depths of internment in a British prisoner-of-war camp, then from escape and a harrowing two-year trek through the Himalayas to the mysterious Tibetan city of Lhasa. As a stranger in a strange land where few westerners have ever visited, Harrer was befriended by the young Dalai Lama, and was asked to tutor the religious leader in English, geography and the ways of the Western world. He would eventually spend seven years in Tibet, during a period of tremendous political upheaval in that country, graced with friendship and the spiritual enlightenment of the young Dalai Lama.
Set some 20 years in the future after the devastating Second Civil War, the story revolves around a drifter who unwittingly becomes a national hero. On the run from an evil and oppressive sect known as the Holns, the drifter retreats to the woods of the Northwestern U.S. and assumes the identity of a postal employee when he inadvertantly stumbles upon a wrecked postal vehicle. Although the United States government has long been disbanded, The Postman begins to deliver the mail - providing a sense of hope to the frightened locals who have for too long lived under the Holn''s oppressive ways.
Gus and Joe live to fish. Since their boyhoods in Newark, New Jersey, they have spent day after day on the dock praying to catch "The Big One"--but with no success. After winning Bait & Tackle''s grand prize vacation package for their essay on "How Come We Fish...," the bosom buddies set out for the adventure they have always dreamed of in the plentiful Florida Everglades. On the road to the Glory Glades Lodge in a ''68 Plymouth Barracuda--towing their modest fishing boat--Gus and Joe stumble into trouble when they meet the sinister and cunning Dekker Massey, who is on his way to dig up $2.5 million of stashed cash and jewels stolen from his ex-wives. Massey steals Gus and Joe''s car, leaving them stranded with their boat and trailer. The twosome hitch a ride with Rita and Angie, who are also after Massey and the stolen goods. Chaos and havoc turn Joe and Gus'' much-anticipated fishing retreat into a comedic run for their lives.
A partially deaf New Jersery sheriff must investigate the NYPD officers he idolizes--potentially exposing the evil doings of some of New York''s finest.
A television journalist manipulates a hostage situation--in which a recently fired museum security guard accidentally shoots a fellow employee and winds up taking hostages--to his own advantage.
A hip secret agent frozen in the ''''60s thaws out in the ''''90s to face his greatest enemy.
With a temperamental father and a suicidal mother, a bright young Dublin boy grows increasingly demented and homicidal. Moving in and out of insane asylums, he murders a neighbor who sullies the name of his family, while experiencing visions of a saintly angel.
When a member of the first manned space mission to Mars is injured during training, he is replaced by an absent-minded rocket scientist, and chaos ensues as he angers the captain, falls in love with the beautiful first-officer, and befriends a trained chimpanzee.
In the 1970s, FBI undecover agent Joe Pistone infiltrates the mob, leaving his family behind and assuming the false persona of the "jewel man" Donnie Brasco. His assignment: to become a trusted insider with the infamous Bonanno family by gaining the confidence of a low-level gangster. Lefty Ruggiero is an aging, two-bit hit-man who sees a new future for himself with the smart, young thief Donnie Brasco and enlists him as his protege. Together the two men enter into a camaraderie that will not allow either one to distance himself emotionally. Meanwhile, Donnie begins to get lost in the distance between his real and undercover selves. As Donnie moves deeper and deeper into the Mafia chain of command, he realizes he is not only losing the line between federal agent and criminal, between who he pretends to be and who he actually is, he is also leading Lefty, his closest friend, to an almost certain death sentence.
Jack Lawrence is a successful Los Angeles attorney. He''s got a good job, a lovely wife, a nice home, a great car--aside from a limited amount of patience, Jack has pretty much every thing he wants. Dale Putley has been on the brink of despair for so long that he''s starting to enjoy the view. A would-be writer scraping out a threadbare existence in San Francisco, Dale is a bundle of neuroses just waiting to unravel. Dale needs something to worry about in his life besides himself. Suddenly, before you can say "romance from the past," Jack Lawrence and Dale Putley, two complete strangers and polar opposites, are sharing a car, pooling their wits, and rethinking everything about themselves as they try to track down a teenage runaway that each believes might be his son.
Bastian brings several of his friends from Fantasia to the human world to help him and his new step-sister in their fight against "The Nasties," who have stolen The Neverending Story book and are threatening to destroy Fantasia.
The true story of "Wild America" host Marty Stouffer and his two brothers photographer Marshall and producer Mark as young boys in rural Arkansas. Together they set out to discover and film North America''s endangered wildlife.
Frankie's a macho Italian-American guy from the Bronx all ready to propose to his girlfriend until he comes home and catches her in bed with his brother. Disillusioned, Frankie decides to change his life by moving to Manhattan and becoming an actor. He answers an apartment ad and, mistakenly thinkin
The greatest spies in the world are forced to retreat to the same colony after their covers are blown. When challenged by a terrorist one of the spies must escape the colony.
After discovering his wife in bed with his boss, ad exec Nick Beam is carjacked while sitting at a stop light. Having "nothing to lose," Nick turns the tables and kidnaps the armed robber. Ultimately the two form an unlikely friendship when they try to exact revenge against Nick''s boss in an adventure filled with mistaken identity and hold-ups.
Jesse and Randolph Johnson encounter an illegal whaler whose activities put Willy and his family at risk. Jesse then teams with the lawbreaker''s 10-year-old son to save the day.
Detectives clash while investigating political corruption.
An expert on interplanetary communication receives plans for a mysterious space vessel.
The life story of Oscar Wilde, the controversial and outlandish Irish-born poet, novelist, and dramatist of the late 19th century.
Spanning 20 years and two lands, the story of a young man and his affection for a very special kangaroo.
A child abuse survivor reveals a surprising genius for mathematics.
On the weekend of his wedding, tabloid television journalist James Russell is in need of a scoop. He finds it when a famous jewel thief, Villard, escapes from prison while handcuffed to Franklin Hatchett, a ticket scalper. Once the burglar and Franklin are separated, the latter teams up with Russell to locate a Villard''s hidden cache of diamonds.
A dark comedy following the rise and fall of Eddie Adams, a handsome, uneducated teenager who works in the kitchen of a popular San Fernando Valley nightclub. Back at home, Eddie has to face the oppressive company of a passive father and a domineering mother who keeps reminding him he's stupid and a
Steeped in the timeless beauty and warm sensuality of a small Italian village, "Roseanna's Grave" centers around the comic dilemma of Marcello, the town's beloved trattoria owner whose ailing wife, Roseanna, has but one wish should she die: to be buried in the bosom of her family in the tiny local c
When an ambitious businessman, Joe Ross, arrives at the fictional Caribbean isle of St Estephe for a secret meeting to unveil a new invention, he is forced to confront a series of situations as he realizes he's been caught in a trap. He seeks out an FBI agent he met in St. Estophe, and they devise a
While driving through the Australian outback, Teddy, a New York conman, is kidnapped by Angie, a sex-crazed tomboy to whom he has just offered a ride. Teddy is in heaven until wham... he's knocked unconscious and wakes up to find himself "happily married" in her native, remote town of Woop Woop, an
Eight-year-old Ali and his younger sister Zahra are accustomed to taking care of the many daily responsibilities in their family. When Ali loses his sister's newly repaired pink shoes, its disasterous because she has no other pair. Ali begs Zahra to keep quiet until he can recover them. When the sho
Some time after a devastating tornado has leveled their town, a group of eclectic, ennui-stricken teenagers in Xenia, Ohio pass their days by riding their bikes, playing practical jokes, sniffing glue and paying for sex with a friend's sister.
Roy, a low-profile, semi-retired ex-con, is asked by his younger brother Lee to be the fourth man in his high-stakes robbery crew. Lee has masterminded a jewelry heist, valued at more than three million dollars, from an exclusive boutique in Palm Springs, and desperately needs the expertise of his o
Sargeant James Dunn, a decorated Desert Storm commando, is convicted of killing a superior officer and is sentenced to die in a military prison. He is visited by Lt Colonel Grant Casey, leader of an covert assassination squad known as the "Black Sheep." Casey offers Dunn a chance to escape from prison if he agrees to help kill a reclusive industrialist who is selling deadly biotech secrets on the black market. The hit goes terribly wrong resulting in the death of the First Lady who was attending the dedication of a medical building with the industrialist. Dunn discovers he has been set up as the triggerman and must rely on his survival skills to elude the massive manhunt tracking him through the streets of LA. To clear his name, Dunn kidnaps Dr Victoria Constantini, an eyewitness with a video of the assassination attempt. Nevertheless, his greatest obstacle remains the $10 million bounty on his head.
Five years after he was murdered by his own colleagues in a covert government operation, Al Simmons makes a pact with the devil to be resurrected so that he may see his wife Wanda once more. In return for the favor, the devil requires, in typically Faustian fashion, that Simmons lead Hell''s Army for the destruction of humankind. Blessed in life with extraordinary killing skills, Simmons is even more deadly with the backing of his new master and the changling powers he has at his disposal. As he begins to discover and exercise his new strengths, he encounters two figures who direct him to use his powers in order to serve two different agendas. Cogliostro encourages Spawn to fight the devil and become a new champion for humankind, while Clown goads Spawn into continuing to serve his new master and lead the Armageddon.
Sidney goes to college and is pursued by a serial killer who has been inspired by the original Woodsboro murderers. The first victims are knifed to death at a showing of "Stab," the movie inspired by Gale Weathers'' book about the killings. At college, Sidney is studying to become an actress and is dating again when she gets news that there is a copy-cat loose. Sidney is now back in the limelight, pursued by Weathers, the freed Cotton Weary, and supported by former deputy Dewey. All the while, the killer gets closer and closer.
A contempt-of-court comedy about an actor who poses as an attorney to defend a man on trial for fraud. When a bachelor party leaves Charlie a babbling mess on the morning of a career-making-or-breaking legal appearance, his best friend, an out-of-work actor named Richard, takes "the law" into his own hands.
Jackie supplements her meager income as a stewardess by smuggling cash into the U.S. for gunrunner Ordell Robbie--until the day an ATF agent and an L.A. cop bust her at the airport. The cops pressure her to help them bring down Ordell, threatening prison if she refuses. With a sympathetic bailbondsman, who understands her restlessness only too well, Jackie arrives at a bold almost foolhardy plan to play off these opposing forces against each other. Matters are complicated by Ordell''s confederates, Louis Gara and Melanie Ralston who have agendas of their own. By appearing to cooperate with both sides, Jackie attempts to outfox them both and walk away with a half million dollar payday.
A couple is driving from Massachusettes to California when their jeep breaks down in a desolate part of the Southwest. The wife accepts the offer of a truck driver to take her to the nearest cafe where she can call for assistance. When the husband starts the car himself, he goes to the cafe where th
Harry Block, despite the onset of middle age, has never really grown up. He has established a reputation as a novelist but has already spent his latest advance from his publisher without writing a word of his latest book. He''s had three wives and thinks he is sex-obsessed (having seen several therapists--one of whom he married--to analyze the problem). He is currently on his way to Adair College to receive a life achievement award but is nervous and needs company. Trouble is, Harry''s latest girlfriend Fay has chosen this moment to marry his best friend Larry while another buddy, Richard, is having heart problems and can''t make the trip. Finally, his wish to have his son Hilly see him honored are scuttled by his psychiatrist mother''s refusal to let him attend the ceremony. Meanwhile, Lucy, Block''s former sister in-law, is furious that Harry has, in his latest book, described, in vivid detail, their clandestine relationship.
Trapped inside an enchanted opal since 12th-century Persia, an ancient evil known as the Djinn grants a person a secret wish in exchange for his soul. When the djinn is accidentally released from his prison, he seeks out Alexandra, the woman he holds responsible for his freedom, and grants her three
A married couple experiences the consequences of extramarital relations when a Los Angeles ad-executive has an affair with a married woman in New York, and then encounters her again a year later.
Set in 1870''s New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the rest of her life alone, or marry a man who is interested in her only because of her inheritence.
Gwen Moss and Nick Dawkan literally bumped into each other as children, after which their lives took completely different directions. They remain utterly unaware of each other - even though their friends meet, their acquaintances mingle, and their own paths blindly cross, notably centered around for
Howard Brackett's high school English students are astonished. Is it really true that their favorite high school teacher may be gay? But hey, he can't be gay; he's about to get married! Then again, he also teaches the drama class and boy, does he love those Barbra Streisand records... It all happene
Set in and about a sprawling, airy Victorian house on a private lake--eight male friends, all of them gay, leave the city behind for three simple weekends of rest and relaxation. But that''s the least of what they experience. Over the next three summer holiday weekends--Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day--these eight friends will fall in love and fall from grace, they will hurt one another and forgive one another. They will form couples and break apart, they will celebrate strength and give in to weakness, they will play jokes on each other and give a shoulder to each other. They will form an assortment of hilarious, bewildering and inspiring permutations on contemporary relationships. They will even don tu-tus, for a very good cause. Sparks will fly and bonds will be sealed. But no one will emerge from these three weekends in the country the same. No one will leave without taking a humbling, surprising reminder of just how funny and heroic love is and how wondrous the human spirit can be.
A young man travels to a small town where he meets and falls in love with an eccentric loner. The two of them make a suicide pact but, when the woman goes through with her part of the deal and the man doesn''t, the townspeople try to persuade him to rethink his decision.
Wade Whitehouse is the sheriff of Lawford, New Hampshire who has rarely risen to any challenge and has remained, despite his age, an overgrown teenager. He is a glorified crossing guard in this quiet, dreary town. On the first day of deer season, Wade's friend Jack takes a wealthy businessman out to
A band of fearless fighters have defeated the evil warlords from Outworld in the life-or-death tournament called Mortal Kombat, saving Earth from destruction for another generation. But just as they rejoice in their victory, the passage to Outworld is ripped open by the Emperor called Shao-Kahn who declares that he is coming in person with his extermination squads to conquer and eliminate anything that stands in his way. The warriors have to depend on their own courage and initiative to stop the destructive onslaught.
A 29-year-old doctor wrestles between his desire to heal and his material greed when faced with an ethical decision concerning a critically ill, comatose patient.
Less than two weeks before election day, a scandal erupts that threatens to cripple the President''s bid for a second term. But before the incident can cause irreparable damage, a mysterious fixer is called to the White House. The ultimate spin doctor, Conrad Brean has the uncanny ability to manipulate politics, the press and most importantly--the American people. Anticipating the frenzied press corps, Brean deftly deflects attention from the President by creating a bigger and better story -- a war. With the help of Stanley Motts, a famed Hollywood producer and his irreverent entourage, Brean assembles an unlikely crisis team who orchestra a global conflict unlike any ever seen on CNN.
Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a "gun-shot doctor" when Raymond''s associates cannot risk visiting a hospital, Eugene is lured deep into the criminal world and becomes entangled with his boss''s girlfriend.
A documentary chronicling Woody Allen's jazz band as it tours Europe, beginning with the tour's opening at the San Remo Festival in Spain.
A street cop turned Manhattan District Attorney realizes the legal system he reveres is not as it should be and experiences personal and professional betrayal after discovering a crime and cover-up among those closest to him. A liberal defense attorney opposes him in the courtroom and the political
Its 1973 in New Canaan, Connecticut, and Ben and Elena Hood are feeling the destabilizing winds of change and moral quandary blow through their wealthy suburb. As Ben carries on a discreet affair with neighbor Janey Carver, his teenage kids explore their own sexual boundaries--all against the cultur
Set in World War II Singapore, European women imprisoned by the Japanese seek solace from the horror of their imprisonment by forming a vocal orchestra.
A man dying from third-degree burns remembers a tragic wartime romance.
An ambitious unscrupulous young real estate agent tricks his way into buying a valuable plot of land occupied by a community center, but is redeemed in a gallant attempt to save it.
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
Years ago, the fiercely independent Lee took off for Ohio, while her older sister Bessie returned to the family's Florida home to look after their bedridden father Marvin and his lovably child-like sister Ruth. In Bessie's words, Marvin has been dying slowly for the past twenty years... just to make
In an arid, waterless world, a bereaving widowed man is sent to protect a remote outpost from evil enemies.
A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
An idiosyncratic, blackly comic tale which explores the tormented relationship between two brothers, Sam and Jjaks, and the young woman, Freddie, who comes between them. The story begins at the drab, unromantic wedding of Freddie and Sam, an embezzling accountant in a strip joint whom Freddie loathes. A tough young blonde who dreams of a better life in Las Vegas, Freddie is conned into marrying Sam as punishment for allegedly stealing from Red, a small time crime boss. Trapped and miserable, Freddie is soon intrigued by the arrival of Jjaks, who reluctantly comes to the wedding at the insistence of his mother, Nora. Just as he knew it would, Jjaks encounter with his estranged family quickly disintegrates into the usual frustrating mess. His connection with the forlorn Freddie, however, is immediate and intense and before he knows what''s hit him, the two are making love in the bathroom. Thus begins a passionate and painful love triangle as Sam and Jjaks go head to head for the girl they love.
Roy Munson is a one-time bowling prodigy who has been reduced to scavenging for a living as a bowling supply salesman. Then he discovers a protege named Ishmael among the Amish of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, and the former champ thinks he has found his ticket back to the fast lane: the million dollar winner-take-all bowling tournament in Reno, Nevada. Along the way, the duo pick up a spare: a street-smart beauty named Claudia who teaches them a thing or two about the art of the hustle. Once in Reno, the trio discovers that their problems are only just beginning as they come face to face with bowling''s biggest superstar: Big Ern McCracken.
Account of the wild earlier years of Tasmanian superstar and legend, Errol Flyyn, before his arrival in Hollywood.
Attractive Susy Connor accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should entitle her to a compensation payment of $40,0
Based on Zoltan Korda's desert war picture, "Sahara" (USA/1943), a remake which tells the story of Yankee Sgt. Joe Gunn, who cut off from his unit with a couple of loyal followers, attempts to drive his tank south into the desert to escape oncoming German forces.
A documentary comprised of Gillan Armstrong's three short films which follow the fortunes and misfortunes of a trio of working class women from Adelaide, Australia now coupled with a present-day study following the lives of their daughters. Together with editor Suresh Ayyar, Armstrong combs presents
Manhattan limousine driver Edwina "Eddie" Franklin lives and breathes basketball. Her world revolves around Madison Square Garden, home of her beloved, albeit in last place, New York Knicks. She knows all there is to know about the team. She knows the players. She knows the coaches. She knows every statistic in the book. But what she never could have imagined is that hitting a free throw during a half-time contest would completely change her life. After a one game stint as the team''s honorary coach, Eddie is offered the real head coaching post as part of a publicity stunt engineered by the new Knicks owner, Wild Bill Burgess, a high-profile businessman who would rather "sell the sizzle than the steak" and who sees, in Eddie, a headline-grabbing way to get people into the seats. What he doesn''t see is a genuine motivator who can touch, teach and win.
He is the one they look for when the Klieg lights blaze, the one whose picture hangs on the wall. His presence hits them like a drug. He is the light and the glory, a reason to live... even die. They are the untold millions whose adoration translates into magazine covers and multi-million contracts. They are the sea of faces rendered invisible by distance, blurred together by their sheer mass, known only in the collective as ''the fans.'' For all fans, the rules are unspoken but crystal-clear: you don''t get too close to your heroes. But one fan, Gil Renard, is about to bend those rules. The stellar career of his idol, Bobby Rayburn, means everything to Gil. It is the filter through which he''s viewed his own life, distilling it into something better. While Bobby''s star appears to fall, Gil''s own life spirals downward until he has nothing left but the prospect of returning his idol to his former glory, even if it means stepping out of the shadows of fandom and into his own dark center stage.
Joseph and Rosealee have maintained a relationship of convenience since her husband''s death, but the onset of routine over the years has deprived them both of the passion they so eagerly crave. Joseph spends his days educating the local children about the world and all it has to offer, while at night he cares for his terminally ill mother. Rosealee also teaches at the local school and struggles to raise her teenage son alone. Despite her numerous declarations of her love and desire to marry him, Rosealee cannot get through to Joseph, who keeps his emotions locked up in an impenetrable facade. When he and Catherine, a radiant 17 year-old student, embark on a blistering affair, Joseph experiences a degree of passion and vitality he never thought possible. When Rosealee learns of Joseph''s clandestine romance, a great deal of soul searching is required for them to mend their relationship, and discover what they have found--the ability to live life to its fullest... and be carried away.
Two friends, who thirteen years earlier fell in love with their high school goddess, now have only three days to change her mind about her upcoming marriage.
A young woman filmmaker stalks a busy urban jungle in search of a "guy" to get intimate with. She finds him--an unsuspecting stranger on a street corner--and relentlessly begins to invade the most intimate parts of his life with her camera. Unable to get rid of her, Guy becomes obsessed with her pre
On September 25, 1974, in the wake of one of the greatest political scandals in its history, Watergate, America was poised to watch a knockout punch that would redefine it as a nation of champions. In the atmosphere of a three-ring circus, in a little known country ruled by a military dictator, on t
Set during the volatile labor clashes of depression-era New York, Ray and Chez Tempio literally seethe with grief as they lust for revenge over the murder of their younger brother, Johnny. As the story progresses, Ferrara and longtime screenwriting collaborator Nicholas St. John take us back in time
Woody Allen's 26th film is a celebration of an eccentric and very extended family living on New York's upper east side, exploring a broad spectrum of romantic entanglements as they fall in and out of love. Allen creates a world in which Yves St. Laurent mannequins come to life in store windows and d
Australia is only moments away from civil war late in 1989 as one man, Joe Welch, has paralyzed the government, leaving the country in a state of total panic. Years earlier, in 1949, Joe's mother Joan Fraser dreamt of nothing but a worker's revolution; a communist revolution. She deemed the Australi
Meet Jack Corcoran, motivational speaker to the masses in mini-malls and rented halls across the country. Take Jack's advice: if life isn't all all that you expected, put aside all those wouldas, couldas and shouldas and GET OVER IT! That's what Jack has done. He got over the fact that his father di
A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.
A love story set against the multicultural backdrop of urban New Zealand which revolves around a romance between a young Croatian woman and a Maori. Although the pair are deeply in love, the woman's father insists that they separate so she can wed a wealthy Chinese man.
Tommy Basilio wanted to make something of his life. That was about ten years ago. Instead, he has spent the past decade as an auto mechanic, ricocheting from one bizarre misadventure to another in his dead-end hometown on Long Island, unable to repair his car or his life. His only solace is that eve
The true story behind Ernest Hemingway''s classic World War I novel "A Farewell to Arms" explores the romance that develops after an 18 year-old Hemingway is nursed back to health by Red Cross nurse Agnes Von Kurowsky following an injury on the battlefield. Partially based on Kurowsky''s diaries, the summer of 1918 becomes a time that forever changes both of their lives.
What is it that causes people to connect? It can be love, it can be money and sometimes it can be murder. The clock is ticking, and over the next 48 hours the lives of ten people in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley will intersect and be irrevocably altered--or abruptly ended. The plot is laid with a contr
Attractive Susy Connor accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should entitle her to a compensation payment of $40,0
This rousing tale of buried treasure, bleached bones, battles, duels and, above all, romance is set on the high seas of the 1600s--when men were daring... and so were the women. Morgan Adams, the beautiful daughter of a pirate, inherits a portion of a coveted treasure map. Also inheriting command of
An intergalactic love story about a woman who falls from the stars and falls deeply in love with a man from Mars.
Billy Appleby's pub band takes off after he discovers he can sing like Billie Holiday, and his life changes dramatically.
Wal Moynihan lives in a ramshackle house at a seaside holiday resort in the picturesque Sorrento area of Victoria, Australia. His eldest daughter Hilary, a widow, has remained at home while her two sisters, Pippa and Meg, have pursued successful careers abroad. A family reunion takes place when Pipp
Set in the Australian bush, a family experiences drought and hard times with good humor.
Dawn Wiener is the middle child in middle school in the middle of suburban New Jersey. Sometimes hated, often reviled, seldom understood, Dawn tries in vain to put on a happy and friendly face as she struggles through the onset of what looks to be a long puberty. Life is grim. Nevertheless, she does
Donald "Sully" Sullivan is a sixty-year-old construction worker living in North Bath, New York. Sullivan has no steady work, no love and no money. Estranged for years from his family, he suddenly finds himself face-to-face with his son Peter, an out-of-work college professor with a turbulent marriag
A bizarre love quadrangle involving a frustrated, underpriveledged young man, a guarded friend, his comely co-worker, and his source of inspiration, the local Romeo -- his smooth friend Dazey.
An inside look at a memorable community of criminals. Prizefighter Butch Coolidge has decided to stop payment on a deal he's made with the devil. Honey Bunny and Pumpkin are a couple of young lovers and small time thieves who decide they need a change of venue. Meanwhile, two career criminals, Vince
Although she''''s never had a date, a young woman goes about the business of landing herself a husband.
Drama, based on a true story and set in Christchurch circa 1954, about the extraordinary friendship between two adolescent girls which culminates in the murder of one of their mothers.
In 1973, Chile, under the dictatorship of General Pinochet, declared itself to be in "a permanent state of emergency." By 1978 as this story begins, the cruelty of one of the worst military takeovers in history, which simultaneously crushed the government of Allende and the spirit of the nation, has
The ancient story of Siddhartha, the prince of the Sakya clan whose own spiritual quest culminated in his attaining enlightenment, is interwoven with the contemporary tale of a blond American boy who is believed by Tibetan monks to be the reincarnation of an important lama.
After discovering an ancient mask with strange powers, a timid bank clerk is instantly transformed into an indestructible superhero, able to fulfill his innermost desires and whims.
Two down-at-heels transvestites and an older transsexual travel by bus from Sydney to a cabaret engagement in the Australian outback.
A naive desperado finds Hollywood stardom while saving his atoll from a greedy banker''s clutches.
Rudyard Kipling''s classic tale of a young boy raised in the wild who tries to integrate himself into human society.
The story of Thowra, a silver stallion and the man who tries to capture it.
An unstable drifter and a starry-eyed hooker find love in a hail of bullets in the ultra-violent modern crime classic "True Romance" (1993). Kung-Fu fan Clarence falls for prostitute Alabama and launches an attack on her pimp that leaves the young couple with a fortune in stolen cocaine and many bad, bad men out to kill them. Directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino. Starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette and Dennis Hopper. With a French language track.
Episodic narrative based on nine short stories and one poem by the late Raymond Carver, detailing the longings and thwarted lives of a disparate group of individuals in contemporary Southern California.
A mute woman and her daughter adjust to life in the wilds of New Zealand.
Story about a wrongly convicted man who plans to break out of a maximum security prison to be with his pregnant wife.
The Sultan of Turkey sends two spies to spy on Chris Columbus, a mapmaker with dreams of finding a new sea route to the gold-rich Indies. Financed by the king and queen of Spain, Columbus sets sail with a motley crew and a map in Hebrew translated by a dumb mariner. Losing their way, they end up the
Friends plot to make sworn enemies fall in love.
Set in South America, this familial saga traces the rise of a lower class man and his romance with his elusive bride.
The organizers of a gala screening are forced to ad-lib their own lines during the screening when the print they show is the original Italian-language version and not the dubbed version they expected.
A gang of neo-Nazi skinheads in Melbourne, Australia fight the Vietnamese population and each other.
In this sequel to "The Year My Voice Broke" (1987), young Danny Embling is sent by his affluent parents to a boys-only boarding school where he promptly falls in love with an Ugandan student from the girls-only school across the lake.
In a small Northern Irish border town in 1957, a young unwed mother is the object of both fascination and scorn for the locals, as she keeps the identity of the baby's father unkown. When a troupe of travelling players sets up camp, she finds herself courted by the town's constable as well as a hand
A preacher''''s sons, one serious, one wild, look out for each other while growing up in rural Montana.
When two federal agents are killed in a shootout with Native Americans, only one man stands trial, although many are convinced of his innocence.
An ambitious journalist leaves her children for assignments in Malaysia where she is drawn into a turbulent relationship with a Vietnamese prostitute.
The hilarious adventures of the mischievous little koala, Blinky Bill, and his mates in the Australian bush as they battle to protect their homes from destruction.
A sexy high school girl, without a family of her own, ingratiates herself into the troubled household of an rich fellow student and proceeds to subtly wreak havoc.
"Chappy" Sinclair takes to the unfriendly skies once again, this time to battle a German drug lord in South America.
Story of wheeling and dealing in the real-estate business.
The first day of work for a teenager at a discount store turns out to be more than he bargained for; he finds himself locked up with the most beautiful girl in town.
24 hours in the life of a L.A. street walker.
A group of discouraged young people form a rock band and bring soul music to Dublin.
The story of three men turning 40 who go on a Montana cattle drive.
Animated children's tale of love and mystery using a pot pourri of fairy tales.
A story about the adventures of a Chicago couple who start fires whenever they make love.
Story based on the adventures of Robin Hood.
The robot known as Eve was designed to be a weapon for peace. But when something goes wrong during Eve's shakedown tests, the android snaps and launches a killing spree that may end in nuclear annihilation, and only a terrorism expert stands in her way.
A small-time con man arrives in a country town with a plan to swindle the townspeople out of their money.
When a cop''s search for a ruthless killer leads him to wealthy and seductive author, his involvement turns personal, and he must balance their affair with the mounting evidence against her.
In 1962, two best friends take part in an experiment that allows them, 29 years later, to return to their hometown and families without having aged.
A family of giant beetles, posing as the model American family, infiltrates a small town and sets about blowing up a nuclear power station as a warning against overdevelopment in the Brazilian rain forest.
The oldest of five children is forced to join the workforce to support the family when their mother goes away on vacation and the babysitter dies.
A warmly comic drama set in the South in 1935 about a housemaid''s sensual effect on the oddball family she works for.
A Catholic girls school is terrorized by a killer.
Christopher Lambert reprises his role in "Highlander II: The Quickening" (1991), re-packaged as "Highlander 2: Renegade Version." The sequel to the 1986 hit finds Lambert returning as the immortal Connor MacLeod who saves Earth from a depleting ozone layer by building a shield that deflects sunlight. Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen, and Michael Ironside also star.
Based on Tony Hillerman''s mystery novel concerning an American Indian policeman. Assigned to a seemingly mundane case of vandalism, a Navajo Tribal Police detective discovers a mystery involving revenge and murder.
When the field he doesn't own, but has teneded to lovingly for years, is threatened with commercial development, a devout Irish farmer fiercely defends it.
Against a contrast of inner city violence and suburban serenity, a con man assumes someone else''s identity.
A small-time con man tries to avoid getting involved in big-time crime.
A doctor with a deathly fear of spiders moves to a small town invaded by deadly versions of the same.
Thriller about a military coverup of a UFO sighting and the journalist who covers the story.
Two women, one a powerful businesswoman, the other a beautiful young attorney, become involved with the same man in Rio de Janeiro.
Sequel to "Three Men and a Baby," set six years later, when the three bachelors journey to England to stop the wedding of Sylvia (the mother of Mary the baby) to a British director.
A disillusioned young lawyer finds refuge from the world inside a delapidated mansion, but soon becomes obsessed with the ghostly vision of a beautiful young woman.
Thriller set in a huge, faceless city of the future where a remote-controlled human hitman gets a taste of freedom.
Screen adaptation of Connell's two novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge," written in 1958 and 1968, that chronicle 40 years in the lives of a couple and their family in Kansas City, Missouri. Joanne Woodward was named Best Actress of 1990, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala cited for best screenplay, by the N
While rescuing a naval helicopter crew, being held captive in a Middle Eastern seaport, an elite United States military commando team discovers a secret cache of American-made nuclear missiles, yet inadvertently releases the terrorist leader who plans to unleash them on an unsuspecting world.
Sequel to "Young Guns" (USA/1988), reuniting some of the characters from the original one year later, when they are extradited to New Mexico to stand trial.
Three brothers travel across country in 1963 to deliver a 1954 vintage car to their father.
Claus Von Bulow fights to prove himself innocent of drugging his high society wife.
The father of a bride faces a serious dilemma when problems with his construction business threaten his daughter''s wedding.
A coming-of-age story about a Norwegian boy, and the first crisis he faces, the loss of his hair.
Chaos results when a developer levels the building which housed a purveyor of Gremlins.
A housewife is possessed by the devil and is given an exorcism on national television.
Determined to create an ideal family for himself, an orphaned mental patient kidnaps a recovering drug addict/porn star in an irrationally inspired bid for love. Convinced that if she only knew him, the lunatic Ricky is as much captive as captor, imprisoned by his desire for the beautiful actress.
The story of a corrupt, but well respected, police veteran, and the young assistant district attorney who reproaches him.
A French artist marries a lonely woman to win U.S. citizenship then falls in love with her.
Convinced that he''s dying, a man agrees to jump into a volcano to save an island from an angry god.
An investigation into the murder of a civil rights worker in Northern Ireland, uncovers a widespread conspiracy.
A live action version of the cartoon featuring four ninja turtles.
After accidentally exposing her whereabouts, a Los Angeles District Attorney must protect a key witness from the mob.
A little boy and his kindly grandmother thwart the efforts of a coven of witches to rid Britain of children by turning them into mice.
Steve Martin and Rick Moraines go over the top in the laugh-out-loud crime comedy "My Blue Heaven" (1990). By-the-book FBI Agent Barney Coppersmith (Moraines) is assigned to protect larger-than-life crime-boss-turned-federal-witness Vinnie Anton Elli (Martin), but with the retired mobster's wild way
A filmmaker travels to Africa to shoot a movie but becomes obsessed with hunting elephants.
The story of two American pilots who fly for the CIA''s covert airline during the last days of the Vietnam war.
An executive''s misplaced Filofax falls into the hands of an escaped convict who proceeds to adopt the exec''s identity.
An Australian military prosecutor faces some 100 Japanese war criminals at the end of World War II.
Directed by Rob Reiner, the Academy Award-winning film "Misery" (1990) stars James Caan as romance author Paul Sheldon. He rents a remote cabin so he can write the great American novel, but crashes his car during a raging blizzard, losing consciousness and breaking his legs. Kathy Bates won the Oscar for her portrayal of Annie Wilkes, a local woman who rescues him and just so happens to be his biggest fan. She cares for him tenderly until she finishes his latest book. Then she wants revenge. Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman adapted a Stephen King novel, creating a heart-stopping psychological thriller.
A nurse investigates suspicious deaths related to electronic sleep induction therapy at a psychiatric clinic.
A drifter settles down in a small southwestern town and becomes involved in a web of crime and romance.
A millionaire turns a streetwalker into a lady for one weekend.
Based on rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis' life, focusing on the years of his marriage to his 13-year-old cousin Myra.
A group of teenagers in New York's Lower East Side take up residence on the rooftop of an abandoned building.
Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective whose tidy world goes to the dogs when he''s forced to team up with the only witness to a crime -- a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch. Not exactly man''s best friend, Hooch turns Turner''s life upside down, wrecking Turner''s home, career, and budding romance.
A young business executive learns from his eccentric grandfather that he comes from a family of robber barons.
A paroled mobster hires his illegitimate daughter to work as his chauffeur.
The adventures of two brothers en route to California.
Lean on me is the true story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville slugger and slammed the doors on losers at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey. Brought in to save the school, he chained the doors to keep trouble makers out and strivers in. Some p
Unexpected guests and a run of bad luck turn Christmas into a season in hell.
The Caped Crusader takes on his deadliest foe -- the Joker.
A detective investigates a series of brutal ritualistic murders.
Story of Earl Long and his romance with stripper Blaze Starr.
Two brothers hire a female singer to help their dwindling duo piano-playing act.
The latest "Police Academy" sequel is a mystery about a mob boss who orchestrates a massive crime wave in Los Angeles.
In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer.
AIDS takes its toll on a group of affluent white male homosexual friends in New York City over a ten year period.
After a local public station gets a new owner, the station becomes a hit with a mix of hilariously bizarre shows.
The political and social chaos surrounding a small Chinese village in 1963.
Political thriller revolving around a conspiracy, a nuclear disarmament treaty between the USA and USSR, and a court-martialed soldier who escapes from custody.
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen''s segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese''s segment, based on Dostoyevsky''s "The Gambler", centers on an artist''s romance. Francis Coppola''s segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York''s Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
Another version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
Adventures of comic book ace reporter Brenda Starr.
A look at the real and imagined achievements of Albert Einstein.
At the end of his life, a German Jew who was sent to America as a boy, returns to Germany in an attempt to find his childhood friend.
A hero from another world rescues a group of kidnapped children.
Story of twin brothers, one of whom is studying to be a doctor, and is being put through medical school by his mentally handicapped sibling.
An aging piano teacher fights to hold on to her star student.
A young, cocky, womanizing bartender falls in love with a beautiful down-to-earth artist, and decides to settle down.
Vashti Blue, a struggling actor, takes out her frustrations via the telephone, making prank calls from her apartment.
Freddy Benson is a low-rent huckster. When they decide that the French Riviera isn't big enough for the both of them, they make a bet: They'll compete for the favors of an American soap heiress, and the loser will have to leave town for good.
A love affair resumes years after a couple met as children and were lovers during their teens.
Unfolding at a Buddhist monastery in Thailand, the story revolves around Rambo going to the aid of his friend Colonel Trautman who asks his assistance with a dangerous mission.
A female writer takes off for Mexico in search of romance, entrenching herself in sexual exploits.
A mixture of classics and new animation with the traditional Warner Bros favorites.
Pippi Longstocking falls overboard off her father's ship and begins many adventures.
Picking up where Clive Barker's "Hellraiser" (United Kingdom/1987) ended, heroine Kirsty Cotton plunges headfirst into the dripping tunnels and torture chambers of hell in search of her father, who was murdered in the first film.
At a boarding school in the country, four boys are left in residence. One of them commits suicide and the other three try to reconcile their lives.
A teenage girl and her outcast boyfriend resort to murder as revenge against their high school's popular crowd.
A tough, disciplined Russian policeman teams up with an unpredictable, wise-cracking Chicago detective to track down the most wanted Russian criminal.
When his father dies from a heart attack, white, wealthy, 11-year-old Obie runs away and winds up in a Chicago ghetto. After getting beaten up by some gang members, the grief-stricken Obie is befriended by Jeremy "Scam" Henderson, an African-American, streetwise kid about his age. They become partne
Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of the 101st Airborne Division''s 1969 battle in Vietnam over Hill 937, "Hamburger Hill." For ten days, the Vietcong refused to surrender, and both sides suffered heavy losses. When the American soldiers did take the hill, their victory turned out to be a hollow one.
Documentary based on the letters of Vincent Van Gogh.
Victoria Tennant plays a recently widowed mother who appeals to her dying father for aid while her four children are locked in an attic and terrorized by an evil grandmother. Incest, murder, sadomasochism, and religious fanaticism are just a few of the topics touched on in this gothic melodrama based on the popular novel by V. C. Andrews.
Jack Benteen and Cash Bailey were childhood friends. Now Jack is a Texas Ranger and Cash is a ruthless drug lord who works out of Mexico. The two face off on opposite sides of the border, Jack determined to clean up the drug traffic, and Cash equally determined to preserve his lucrative business.
After their father dies, Milly and Louis move to a new neighborhood with their mother. Milly becomes friends with Eric, the boy who lives next door. Eric is autistic and seems obsessed with flight, often climbing up to the roof and holding his arms out as if to fly. Before long, Milly comes to believe that Eric might actually possess an ability that no one else knows about.
A computer expert has manufactured war programmed robots for the government. But when Robot #5 is accidentally struck by lightning, he comes to life. Escaping, he is taken in by a kind woman to see that nothing happens to her new friend.
The odyssey of two animal friends, a cat named Milo, and a dog named Otis, as they journey through the Japanese wilderness.
A troubled alcoholic woman wakes up next to a dead man. With the help of friends, she goes into hiding as they unravel the mystery of what happened.
Tired of her a job, a clerk responds to an ad from a middle-aged man requesting companionship on a deserted island for one year.
In Neanderthal days, an outcast girl is adopted by a rival tribe.
Mob assassins fall in love, neither realizing what the other does for a living.
In this sequel to the original "National Lampoon''s Vacation," the Griswold family (Chevy Chase and Beverly D''Angelo as the parents, Jason Lively and Dana Hill as the children) win a trip to Europe. Hijinks ensue throughout England, France, Italy and Germany, bringing American-style comedy to the continent.
Story of how Santa Claus came to be comes to the present when one of his elves, upset over a bad batch of toys, ends up in New York City working for a ruthless toy manufacturer. Santa must them come to his rescue.
A young American guy scrounges the money to buy himself an education at Oxford, where he falls for an aristocratic young woman and rises to become the star of the crew team.
A lone, dispirited warrior becomes the reluctant champion of a group of idealistic but bewildered survivors of WWIII, when gasoline is in short supply and those remaining turn on one another for the crude oil supply.
A young fox named Tod is taken in by an old woman after his mother is killed by a hunter. Soon young Tod befriends Copper, a hound dog puppy. As they grow up their friendship is put to the test when Copper realizes that it is his job is to hunt foxes.
In 1915, two friends trek from Perth across the desert to enlist in the army, and one dies in the Dardanelles.
When his commanding officers make a mistake, an Australian soldier faces court martial.
After failing to sell any of his paintings at a funfair, an artist (Rolf Harris) begins to tell his granddaughter about the origins of his paintings. We are then tranpsorted on board a British convict ship headed for New South Wales where we meet six convicts; Toby Nelson (a young boy), Polly Nelson (Toby's older sister), "Dipper" Davey (an old pick-pocket), Big George (a Blacksmith), Jack Doolan (a highwayman), and "Silly Billy" (a village idiot). The five men are selected to do hard labour for the military - under the supervision of Sergeant "Bully" Langden and Corporal "Weasel" Wesley - while Polly (secretly in love with Big George) is sent to work as a servant girl at the governor's home. Toby in the meantime saves a baby koala after Bully and Weasel kill it's mother while hunting, and keeps it as a pet, naming it Yo-Yo. But when Bully's continuing abuse of the convicts ends in old Dipper's death, Jack Doolan, fearing a similar fate, escapes and Big George is thrown in jail for helping him to escape. Left with only Yo-Yo to keep him company, Toby sets out to find Jack Doolan in order to free Big George. Along the way he meets an Aboriginee boy name Whooranga, who has a strange power over animals. Together with Jack Doolan, our three heroes plan a daring rescue attempt for Big George, only to be faced with making the ultimate sacrifice upon carrying it out...
A post-apocalyptic cop seeks revenge when his family is murdered.
A security firm guards a large amount of money that is set up to be stolen.
This film follows the exploits of movie newsreel reporters.
At the beginnings of this centuary a man, his son and a piano player travel around Australia showing the first silent movies (naturally in black and white). But what they really want is stay at one place and open up a cinema.
Sexy satire detailing the board-room and bedroom exploits of the staff of a television studio, including scheming bi-sexual reporter Vicki Stafford, high camp director Lee Whiteman, befuddled Station manager Max Knight, accident prone action star Tony Wild and garrulous tea-lady Mrs Hopkins. Meanwhile Paul Donovan and Kay Webster were former lovers with unresolved feelings. The movie version expanded on the television series by including glitteringly camp song and dance numbers, location shooting with both car and boat chases, and more lingering and explicit nudity.
When a group of schoolgirls mysteriously disappear, the survivors find their lives changed forever.
Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his stuffy professor's beautiful lecturer wife in her office. Their get-togethers there are quite rootine. The professor is also seeing one of his students after class. Petersen and the professor's wife talk about having a baby. But then she accepts an appointment to Oxford, provoking a rage in Petersen...
Taking on and demolishing just about every known middle-class value, a comedy about which concerns itself with a competition for the filthiest person alive. The contestants: Divine, who lives in a trailer with her egg-fixated mama Edie, her sex-obsessed son Crackers, and his voyeuristic travelling companion Cotton, along with Raymond and Connie Marble.
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A portrait of the legendary jazz great Thelonious Sphere Monk, featuring previously unseen footage from the 1960s.
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