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An investigative journalist goes to a remote island for a weekend filled with intrigue, as all the guests try to figure out who is trying to murder the host.
Drama about a domestic flight hijacked by a desperate fugitive and his accomplices; and how ordinary people become heroes trying to save their fellow passengers and crew.
An ensemble comedy about five guys, all in their twenties, all coping with the mysteries of life and women, and is set in the back streets and sometimes hidden clubs of Hollywood. It''s a story told in the language of the "cocktail nation," a growing twentysomething retro-Swing dance movement that''s taken Hollywood by storm and is beginning to sweep the nation. Mike is down in the dumps because he left his girlfriend behind in New York when he came to Hollywood to seek his acting fortune. Instead, he''s found loneliness and the blues. Now, after six months of dealing with Mike, his buddy Trent and the other swingers have had enough. It''s time to bring Mike back to life.
When a recently paroled serial rapist moves into their neighborhood, a community reacts with fear and anger.
A family is torn apart when the eldest daughter is murdered and the police point to her father as the prime suspect.
In order to take advantage of the free room, board, and per diem, one member of the Carl Bishop murder trial jury tries to prolong deliberations on this seemingly open-and-shut case. In the meantime, he falls for a fellow juror and learns that the facts of the case may not be what they seem.
Husband-and-wife crime solvers Jonathan and Jennifer Hart continue their adventures in the fifth television movie based on the ABC series "Hart to Hart," which aired from 1979 to 1984. Jonathan thinks he may have discovered some long-lost family, but questions the sincerity of his newfound "relative
The sixth entry in the series has Dr. Sam Loomis once again in pursuit of the homicidal Michael Myers. Now driven by a satanic power, Myers chases his grown niece and her child to his midwestern hometown of Haddonfield. Although the town is trying to overcome it''s past history of nightmarish bloodletting, a local radio shock jock is stirring things up again and the unlucky residents of Myers'' former house are turning up dead.
Three girlfriends reunite in Fort Lauderdale for a no-holds barred vacation like the one they took 18 years earlier.
A low-level civil servant in the Georgia Department of Labor uncovers a conspiracy of corruption and extortion by highly placed officials. Based on a true story and its Pulitzer-Prize-winning coverage in the "Georgia Gazette" by screenwriter Richard Rashke.
Adaptation of Joseph Conrad''s 1902 novel about a young British colonialist in Africa who journeys up the Congo River, where his most shocking discovery is "civilized" man''s inherent greed and savagery.
Jonathan and Jennifer visit New York City where Jennifer's play is being produced.
When Jennifer's old journalist mentor dies, the Harts discover they have inherited a quaint New England town and that the woman may have been murdered.
While attending a lavish birthday party at an island hideaway, Jennifer overhears two men plotting the murder of a wealthy businessman.
Alex, college junior and aspiring actress, is mistakenly assigned to an all-male dorm room. When the university refuses to correct the error, Alex finds herself squeezed into the most intimate of living arrangements with two guys she''s never met before. Having become best friends in the short time that they have lived together, Stuart and Eddy are not quite sure how to react to this beautiful intruder. Stuart, the campus stud, tries to seduce her, only to learn that she''s attracted to introspective Eddy, who is hiding his secret desires for Stuart.
A nurse kidnaps a baby in a desperate attempt to keep her lover and makes it appear as though the real mother gave birth to a stillborn child. Inspired by a true story.
A television movie based on Jack London's adventure story. A young man out to make his fortune in the 1896 Yukon Gold Rush and his dog Buck learn to face the hardship of adapting to their new environment.
A married couple tries to deal with the emotional aftermath of the kidnapping of their son 15 years earlier.
A mother's plans for her daughter's wedding are complicated when her ex-husband, who abandoned the family more than 20 years earlier, shows up.
Travis Brickley is killed when he loses a fight to the cruel martial arts master Brakus in an underground fight club. The fight is witnessed by Walter, the son of Travis' best friend Alex Grady. When Alex hears the news, he and his partner, Tommy Lee, decide to avenge their friend's death by defeati
Based on the true story of school bus driver Ed Ray, who fought to save himself and a group of school children from Chowchilla, California, who were kidnapped and then buried alive while being held for ransom.
Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers reprise their roles as the crime-solving married team of detectives based on the series, "Hart to Hart." After the Harts' house is set on fire, the investigator is murdered and Jonathan is framed for the killing.
A man develops a bizarre obsession that causes him to stalk a female colleague relentlessly for four years, culminating in a mass shoot-out at their office building. Based on a true story.
A television movie sequel of "Sarah, Plain and Tall." Continues the story of Sarah, a New England woman who moved to the Midwest after she answered an ad for a wife placed by a widowed farmer during the turn-of-the-century. Two years later, when a disastrous drought strikes Kansas, Sarah is forced t
An American photographer in Paris gets entangled in the dangerous case of an unconventional detective because of a photo she takes.
A young woman discovers that someone she loves may be a serial killer.
A brilliant but lonely biochemist gets a mysterious potion from a gypsy who guarantees it will turn his life around. After showing it to his co-worker, a shy animal psychobiologist, they achieve amazing amorous results in a chimpanzee experiment. Now the only way to see if it works on humans is to test it on themselves.
A biopic about Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin.
British farce about the disintegration of a third-rate theater company on a tour of the provinces.
The true story of a woman who is married to an abusive husband, and how she begins to take charge when he starts to victimize their children.
A television movie based on the story of Wanda Holloway of Channelview, Texas, who was found guilty of conspiring to kill the mother of her daughter's cheerleading competitor.
A television movie based on the classic Willa Cather novel. At the turn of the century, a young woman tames the unyielding Nebraska lands she inherits from her father and learns self-reliance amid the hardships of pioneer life.
A man who has kept his inability to read or write a secret must confront his own dyslexia when his grandson is diagnosed with the same impairment.
A group of WWII G.I.s confront injustices, corruption and prejudice when they return home to their small Texas town.
Based on the true story of an African-American scholarship student at a posh prep school who was shot to death by a police officer who claimed to have been attacked by the teenager.
An ex-con teams with a lawyer to save the woman they both love when she is kidnapped by vengeful killers.
Based on the true story of a teenage girl in a rural Pennsylvania town who in 1966 was kidnapped and held captive by a reclusive man obsessed by his misguided love for her.
A historical epic set in 1600 Japan involving the Eastern and Western Armies engaged in the Battle of Sekigahara.
In 1962, a high-school girl is killed in a car accident. In 1990, she is sent back to Earth to set her high-school classmates' problems right and teach the man she left behind to love again, so that she may gain admittance to heaven.
An older woman who marries a young man must face her own emotions and the reactions of her grown children and husband when they discover that she is pregnant.
A conservative high-school principal enters into a relationship a Mexican janitor.
A television movie based on the true story of the bizarre relationship between a domineering mother and her son who is a serial rapist.
A superstar football player becomes partners with a crooked cop in a last minute attempt to prevent a huge heist in Beverly Hills.
Two men, who are life-long friends and writing partners, are suddenly confronted with the frightening realization that one of the them is terminally ill -- perhaps as the result of breathing the other's cigarette smoke for years.
A television movie based on a true story about a mother and son who are shot during a store hold-up and the effect it has on their family.
A man, tormented by the memories of a shattered childhood, vows revenge on the mob figures who tricked him into carrying the bomb that ultimately killed his parents.
British detective Sherlock Holmes seeks a man who has disappeared, leaving behind a piece of an old map bearing a cross made in human blood.
Comedy about a young woman who loses her husband, job, car and purse, all during her lunch hour and is forced to return home to her domineering mother, where a childhood imaginary friend returns to comfort her.
A fact-based drama about Morris Dees, a Southern lawyer and the founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, who wages a legal battle against a secret society bent on reasserting white supremacy in the United States.
A television movie based on the 1985 Newberry Medal-winning novel set in turn-of-the-century America. A woman answers a newspaper ad and travels from Maine to Kansas to live with a motherless farm family.
A former investigative reporter battles the traumatic effects of alcohol withdrawal while desperately attempting to rescue her kidnapped young son from a child molester.
A French legionnaire deserts his company in order to rescue a brother involved with drug dealers in Los Angeles.
A female juror is horrified when a man is convicted for a crime he didn't commit, and she sets off to track down the real killer.
A movie based on the "Archie" cartoon characters. The wholesome teens of the comic strip are shown as adults facing typical '90s problems such as as divorce, drug addiction, and single parenthood. Now in their thirties, the characters return to Riverdale for a high school reunion.
A television movie based on a novel by Dean R. Koontz. A psychic assists the police in finding a serial killer, only to become the murderer's next target.
A Soviet officer and a Vietnam veteran are two protagonists in a war drama which may lead to a major American-Soviet confrontation.
A Los Angeles police officer who takes a vacation in a small desert community every summer, becomes a prime suspect in a bizarre murder investigation.
A woman in her mid-50s enters a second marriage to a man only two years older than her oldest child. She must learn to deal with the doubts faced by each of her four children concerning her fiance.
Adapted from Steven Gaines' unauthorized biography "Heroes & Villians: The True Story of The Beach Boys." The telefilm dramatizes the meteoric success of the California band, and later, its struggles, as brothers Dennis and Brian Wilson fight their father's obsessive attempts to control the group. A
A story about a divorcee who risks jail on kidnapping charges when she refuses to allow her ex-husband access to their young child because she has strong reason to believe that he has been sexually abusing the child.
In this sequel, the creature returns to fight the evil Dr Arcane who is conducting deadly experiments on humans.
Comedy about a best-selling author and his obsession with beautiful women.
A turn-of-the-century woman who lives on a farm with her husband and his brother which an emotional triangle develops when the husband's sterility makes him unable to give his wife a child. His suggestion that she become pregnant by his younger brother helps to develop an attraction between the wife
A movie based on the real-life, mass-murder case involving Richard Ramirez, known as the "Night Stalker," who was captured in Los Angeles in 1985. The telefilm chronicles the investigation of Los Angeles detectives Frank Salerno and Gil Carrillo leading to the arrest of serial killer Ramirez.
Story about a young man's family whose behavior takes a strange turn.
A dramatization of the life of musical superstar Karen Carpenter, who died suddenly in 1983 at the age of 32 from anorexia nervosa.
Based on the true story, a nurse is indicted for administering medical treatment without a license in an isolated California town in Death Valley.
Autobiographical drama about playwright Hugh Leonard's relationship with his father.
An adaptation of the play based on the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925, in which a high school teacher in Tennessee was prosecuted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. The leading characters of Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond are thinly veiled portraits of the actual attorneys in the c
Two sons in the McGuinn family are talented prizefighters. The youngest is working with his father to train for the Olympics. But the oldest son has chosen a different path and has gotten involved with crooked fight promoters to advance his career, resulting in a great deal of stress in their family.
Michael Myers escapes from the sanitarium, and returns to Haddonfield, Illinois to search for his only living relative.
When a top-secret jet armed with a sophisticated laser system crashes near the Soviet Union, the Air Force sends their best man in to get the priceless technology back. But the Soviets want the high-tech gear for themselves, and they send a deadly KGB agent to gain control of it no matter what it ta
The ghost of a wrongfully-executed prisoner haunts the warden who knew he was innocent.
Based on the novel "Fatal Dosage," which tells the true story of a Boston nurse who was accused of giving a fatal dose of morphine to a terminally ill patient.
Two young men in the 1960's come to terms with their opinions about the Vietnam war and draft resistance.
Fictional story about silent western film star Tom Mix playing his hero Wyatt Earp.
An aging outlaw is looking to live out his fantasies as a railway bandit despite being behind bars for twenty years. A former Texas ranger who feels responsible for letting his adversary out plans to go after him one more time.
After moving to Los Angeles in the hopes of earning more money, a high-powered salesman and his wife turn to drugs when their dream fails to materialize.
An Air Force officer crashes behind enemy lines during the Vietnam War.
A young man reluctantly joins a travelling family of evil vampires, when the girl he''''d tried to seduce is part of that group.
Based on a true story, a psychology professor and the mother of two children who contracts amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease), a progressive degenerative illness. When the disease reduces her body to a virtually helpless condition, she tapes out a message to her family that she wa
A female doctor and a grizzled diamond trader travels the dangerous backroads of West Africa in a race to reach medical supplies.
A story that reveals the poignant and often desperate means taken by a 50-year-old factory foreman to hide his illiteracy from his employers and his family.
Two police detectives are escorting a crime boss to Los Angeles to testify in a court case. When the mobster is killed by an assassin during their watch, the officers investigate the murder and uncover a plot that incriminates their own department.
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.
A young woman marries a charming lawyer only to find out that he and his family are high-ranking members of the underworld.
Animated characters introduce a compilation of their short films from the 1930s and 1940s.
A gang of criminals is followed by three friends from Harlem to London's high scoiety parties.
When 15-year-old Sonny Wisecarver has an affair with his older neighbor Francine and then runs off to marry her, a stern judge has the union annulled. Then, when Sonny finds himself before the same judge after getting involved with another woman in her 20s, the publicity from this case makes him the
A television movie about Jock Yablonski, the United Mine Workers official whose battle for his union's Presidency brought him into deadly conflict with union boss Tony Boyle. The true story describes Yablonski's raw, courageous stand which runs afoul of Boyle, who orders the murders of Yablonski and
The perfect nuclear family moves into a new apartment building, but before they even get their bags unpacked, cutesy daughter Beck gets her body overtaken by the spirit of a hideous li''l troll hiding out in the building''s basement. The girl-turned-troll then sets about transforming the building''s other residents into fellow trolls and plant pods.
Handsome Youngblood is a hockey prodigy who excels at the sport, but not the fighting that goes along with it. He is chosen for the team by Coach Chadwick, but gets sent home after being targeted by Racki, who viciously beats him up. Discouraged, Youngblood goes home to his Canadian farm where his father and big brother teach him to toughen up enough to go back to his sport. After a regimen of combat training, Youngblood returns to face Racki.
A web of terror surrounds Lily McGuire, a conceptual artist living in New York City's SoHo district. As artistic inspiration she solicits and tapes anonymous apologies over the telephone. A caller confesses to a series of brutal gay murders being investigated by a detective and Lily refuses to turn
Martin Sheen's chilling portrayal of an abusive drunk whose alcoholism tears apart his family, although his wife steadfastly denies there's a problem, gave this commanding drama its own sheen, as it were. In a small part is his real-life daughter, Renee Estevez, whom Dad later would direct in a dayt
A rookie soldier, Charlie Sheen, struggles under the unbearable conditions of a horrible war: bugs, drugs, death, jungle rot, and hopelessness. But as he observes the differing style and attitudes of two of his commanders, a violent Sergeant played by Tom Berenger and a more Zen-like William Dafeo, he comes to see the deeper conflict within the war: one of conscience.
A young woman, striking out on her own after having left her husband in California, has her young son snatched from her moments after getting off the bus in New York City on her way to Vermont, and reluctantly accepts the help of a hard-nosed reporter in tracking him down after being given the runaround from the police. Outdoor scenes were shot on location in Manhattan; indoor ones were done in Toronto.
Distraught parents are forced by their rebellious teenaged children to resort to extreme measures -- even at the risk of losing them forever. They turn to their local Toughlove family support program in the desperate hope of an eleventh-hour solution.
Comedy about a teenage girl who wants to enter a dance contest despite the opposition of her stern father.
An American soldier, stationed in the Philippines and well-versed in the martial arts, goes up against the ninja-trained army of a vicious arms dealer.
When John Rappin Hood is released from jail, he goes home to his neighborhood and finds its safety threatened by a brutal gang leader and its very existence threatened by a greedy developer. Hood gathers his group of friends to fight for their community, not with violence, but with their talent for
Midwestern teenager sets out for San Francisco following her father's death and camps on the doorstep of the mother she never knew, unaware that she is a high-priced call girl unable or unwilling to alter her lifestyle to become a regular mom.
The sweet revenge is by a girl whose brother years earlier had been destroyed by a fellow army officer and who now, fourteen years later, comes face to face with the man, a highly decorated career soldier, responsible for his death, and, unaware of the girl's identity, makes a play for her. Kevin Do
This TV movie about the pioneering TV comedian spotlights the little known story of his two-year search for the two young daughters abducted by his ex-wife following a bitter custody struggle that raged while he was making his meteoric rise from local Philadelphia television personality to network s
Crazed escaped convict, with a street-smart New York cop nipping at his heels, kidnaps a woman and forces her to drive him on a reckless rampage through the swamps and island towns of North Carolina, eluding roadblocks and assorted police traps.
Set in 1965, four rowdy teenage guys travel to Tijuana, Mexico for a night of partying when they are joined by a heartbroken housewife who is in town seeking a quick divorce.
American Indian, Billy Mills overcomes adversity to win the gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics in the 10,000 meter competition.
In her dramatic television debut, Ann-Margret is the true-life Lucile Fray, an Iowa farm woman with ten children who, discovering she has terminal cancer and feeling her alcoholic husband (Frederic Forrest) is unable to care for the kids, sets out to find new homes for each of them. Ann-Margret's Em
The controversial, widely-viewed dramatization of a nuclear catastrophe causing the destruction of Lawrence, Kansas, home of America's strategic missile arsenal which has become the focus of a superpower confrontation. A grim picture of rural life before, during and after a nuclear blast, with a hug
In this contemporary reworking of the Frankenstein story, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Christopher Plummer kidnaps the humanoid he and his team have developed, after finding that the Pentagon, which bankrolled his research work, is about to re-program his creation (David Morse) for a destructive mi
Chuck Lumley is a soft-spoken man who has the terrible job of being a morgue attendant during the night shift. Anxious to help a friendly prostitute named Belinda and influenced by his enthusiastic assistant Bill, who always has an angle, Chuck attempts to help Belinda, and make some fast money by t
In this remake of the celebrated 1954 Hitchcock film, Christopher Plummer is the London businessman whose intricate plan to murder his unfaithful wife for her money backfires. Initially, Frederick Knott (who also later wrote "Wait Until Dark") concocted this as a play for British television in 1952, and it later went on to become a success on the London stage as well as Broadway, and twice earlier on American TV: with Maurice Evans and Rosemary Harris in 1958 and then nine years later with Laurence Harvey and Diane Cilento.
Two pot-heads work on an ice-cream truck serving up specially treated confections that are more than just a hit with the kids.
Cicely Tyson was Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Actress for her portrait of a Chicago schoolteacher whose remarkable achievements with black children labelled "unteachable" were spotlighted in a 1979 "60 Minutes" segment about how she became disillusioned with the traditional school system and decide
When a teenage boy is slain by the Houston police following a stolen van chase, his father (Hal Holbrook) undertakes a tireless investigation into the truth and uncovers the fact that the gun found with the boy's body was a "throwdown," a weapon planted by the police. This true story initially was t
The young cadets at a military academy stage an uprising and seige control of the campus, when they find out their treasured school is to be closed down and sold off to developers.
Tommy moves into temporary housing in a New York neighborhood that is terrorized by a gang called the Souls. While waiting for his next assignment at sea, Tommy tries keep to himself, but eventually he's forced to engage with his neighbors and the gang. By standing up to the gang, he manages to chan
Something has begun to terrorize a small fishing village in the Pacific Northwest. Men are being killed and the women carried off. A scientific study reveals that the large amount of chemicals in the local water has created a mutation, large creatures that are half fish, half human. These humanoids
In TV's answer to "Midnight Express," Timothy Bottoms stars as real-life Dwight Worker, an American jailed in Mexico on drug charges, who, in a brazen, well-planned breakout, made what is claimed to be the only escape from Lecumberri Prison since Pancho Villa.
A Southern gal who runs her family's auto repair shop, her aspiring country singer sister, and their stock-car racing friend who runs moonshine on the side are conned into working as government undercover agents to track down a dangerous criminal. A pilot to a prospective TV series.
The Karen Silkwood case provided the rather obvious inspiration for this fictionalized account of a plutonium plant employee who becomes the target of management as well as union harassment when she tries to blow the whistle on the company for negligent safety procedures, and soon finds her life in
Maureen Stapleton recreates her Emmy-nominated role of Kate Thornton in this continuation of the movie which was the Emmy-winning drama special of the 1977-78 season. Although Ed Asner, the loving husband who died in the original, was not around, his photo is on prominent display in the family livin
A women's picture dealing with a happily married suburbanite who becomes romantically attached to a handsome architect she meets at O'Hare airport in Chicago. Its distinction comes from Lee Remick's presence and her reteaming with director Delbert Mann with whom she worked a similar magic on "Breaki
The story of gangster John Dillinger's mistress.
Absorbing character study of an amiable, ambitious pimp who thrives in Singapore during the early 1970s. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, based on Paul Theroux's novel.
A high-school hellcat will stop at nothing to meet her favorite band-The Ramones.
Filmmakers invade an Arizona home to shoot a documentary about family life.
In this holiday season fantasy, Fred Astaire turns up as eight different characters to help change the lives of three total strangers who have made their way to a costume shop to rent Santa Claus outfits for various reasons, and he introduces a new song, "That Once a Year Christmas Day."
What would happen if a 9.7 magnitude earthquake were to strike the L.A. area? This is what "Cracking Up" looks at from the lighter side. The movie is composed of individual skits of original material by the actors spun around this hypothetical disaster.
A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the begining. They live through a lot of wonderful adventure together and they become a big family.
The owner of a ski lodge, his ex-wife and her boyfriend, and several vacationers staying there are forced to struggle to survive after an avalanche buries the resort.
The Robinson family lives a happy and relaxed life in the mountains. They have prepared for winter, but when the cold sets in, Mrs. Robinson develops a case of pneumonia. Her illness and problems with some wild animals are challenges for the family, but their courage and the beauty of the mountains
When insurance investigator Maggie McKeown is sent to find two missing teenagers who were hiking near Lost River Lake, she hires a local man named Paul Grogan to be her guide in the area. The two come across an abandoned military facility whose only resident if Dr. Robert Hoak, who was formerly in charge of a secret project to breed piranha to be used in the Vietnam War. Although the project has been defunct for years, Hoak continued to raise the killer fish. When the doctor is knocked out, Maggie and Paul accidentally release the fish into a river that feeds into a lake which is used as a children's summer camp and a new tourist resort. Maggie and Paul try to warn the local citizens, and are met with skepticism until the piranha begin to attack.
An Olympic Gold medalist is hired to coach the boys basketball team. But when Coach Randy Rawlings arrives, the sexist principle discovers he hired a woman. Blocked from firing her due to discrimination laws, he tries to make sure the team loses, so he can fire her for poor performance.
A Viking prince sails to America in an attempt to rescue his father who is held captive by the native Indians.
The Wright Brothers' story and their efforts to fly, stunningly filmed and first shown on the seventy-fifth anniversary of their historic flight. Dennis Dalzell (cinematographer) and John A. Martinelli (editor) received Emmy Award nominations for their work, but the film won in only one category: F
Lassie lives with the Mitchell family on their winery in Northern California. She is happy with Clovis Mitchell and his two grandchildren who all love her. But one day, an unpleasant neighbor who is trying to buy the Mitchell winery decides that Lassie might be the dog that survived a fire at his p
David is a high school senior who wants to be a track star, but his insecurity keeps him in second place. This self-doubt also keeps him from talking to the girl of his dreams. But when one of David's best friends is killed in Vietnam, his attitude is transformed and he begins to go after what he wa
Terror from the depths of the earth traps a group of fun-seekers at a lavish summer resort in this thriller that initially was to have been called simply "Ants!" The movie was subsequently titled "Panic at Lakewood Manor."
A toxic spill unleashes giant ants on a crooked real estate development.
Young lovers race to Vegas to get married before the girl''''s father can catch them.
A troubled young man, bent on avenging the Houston Astro baseball team's rejection of him, plots a bizarre kidnapping during the final two games of the World Series in Houston and places the lives of five innocent women in jeopardy.
Sam Longwood, a frontiersman who has seen better days, spies the gold-mine partner, Jack Colby, who ran off with all the gold from a mine they were prospecting fifteen years earlier. He tells his other partners from that time, Joe Knox and Billy, and they confront Colby demanding not only the thousand dollars he took but an addition fifty-nine thousand for their trouble. After being thwarted in this attempt, they, and a would-be whore named Thursday, hatch a plan to kidnap Colby's wife, Nancy Sue, who is coincidently Sam's old flame, but find that Nancy Sue is not the sweet girl that Sam remembers.
A long-dead mobster possesses a peaceful New Orleans law student.
Two college coeds find their vacation drive across the country turning into a nightmare when one is attacked by a small-town sheriff and both are then beaten, degraded, and locked into a corrupt prison farm with no way to tell their parents or friends where they are.
A swarm of killer bees from South America threatens New Orleans at the height of the Mardi Gras weekend. A neat little thriller that won an Emmy in the category of Film Sound Mixing.
Friday Foster, an ex-model magazine photographer, goes to Los Angeles International airport to photograph the arrival of Blake Tarr, the richest black man in America. Three men attempt to assassinate Tarr. Foster photographs the melee and is plunged into a web of conspiracy involving the murder of her childhood friend, a US senator, and a shadowy plan called "Black Widow".
Cast members are roused from their homes and shuttled off into the night. They are deposited in an undergound shelter and then watch as the world is destroyed by nuclear holocaust. Then the blood sucking vampire bats come. It turns out the whole thing is just a psychological test - observing the 'Chosen Survivors' under this stress.
A teenage father battles with his girlfriend, her wealthy parents, his own family and the courts in his attempt to gain legal custody of his illegitimate child. C. O'Brien, credited with writing the story and co-writing the teleplay actually is Carol Sobieski, who had her name removed.
A heist comedy pitting a dogged retired cop against a dapper gangster and his cohorts who, with four million dollars in diamonds in their possession, use a cross-country bus to make their getaway.
A breezy, fictional account of the dogged pursuit by cigar-chomping lawman Purvis of notorious public enemy Machine Gun Kelly throughout the Midwest in 1933. Writers Milius and Nolan portray Purvis as pure bravado swathed in a flamboyant fur-collared overcoat, and Kelly's gang as a collection of ine
A girl searching for herself becomes the object of an intense struggle between her parents and members of a religious commune.
A hard-driving executive induces three advertising men, seeking his business, to accompany him on a wild motorcycle trip into Mexico, jeopardizing their careers, their families and their lives.
In this film one man decides to wage war against a gang of teenage punks besieging an affluent community. Based on a true incident, this story originally was titled "One Angry Man."
A vengeful Voodoo priestess brings the dreaded African vampire back to life.
A nurse sets out for vengeance when her younger sister becomes an addict.
A black comedy about the trials of an ugly girl who undergoes plastic surgery and then takes revenge on those who have been mean to her through a series of bizarre killings.
A fairy godmother animates a woodcarver's life-size puppet.
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The story of black civil rights leader, Medgar Evers, who worked as field director in Jackson, Mississippi, for the NAACP, and who, after delivering a speech in which he vowed to complete the task of assuring equal right to the African-Americans of Jackson, was assassinated on June 11, 1963.
Production Companies (special)
Framed for the murder of her parents, a young Shoshone Indian escapes prison after 12 years to wreak vengeance on the real killers.
Misc. Crew (special)
A two-part presentation of "WonderWorks." Tells the story of a young pioneer girl in Wisconsin who learns what it means to become a young woman. In Part I, Cousin Annabelle comes to visit, and Caddie gets some unwelcome lessons on being a young lady. In Part II, news of Indian massacres frightens th
This National Geographic documentary explores one of the longest-lasting of all civilizations on earth. The focus is on the preservation of ancient treasures and the effect of the environment on present-day Egypt.
This National Geographic special traces the course of England's greatest river from the Cotswold Hills to the North Sea, and reveals the history of the nation as it relates to the waterway.
The tuneful adventures of Banjo, a spunky runaway cat who finds overwhelming excitement and the value of friendship in the big city.
This National Geographic documentary puts all the information about sharks into perspective, sifting through the sensational publicity about these fishes as vicious killers and the more sober scientific data, to reveal a creature that remains one of the great marvels of nature.
This National Geographic documentary depicts the efforts of scientists to prevent the shy and retiring gorilla from disappearing into extinction, both in the mountains of Africa and in the world's zoos.
Production Companies (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries about the Confederate prisoner-of-war camp known for its inhumane treatment of Union soldiers during the Civil War.
A couple is unjustly accused of the murder of their daughter. Based on a true story and book of the same title.
A miniseries based on the true story of an Arizona housewife who was wrongly convicted of murdering her husband's business partner.
A seven-part miniseries set ten years after a hypothetical Soviet takeover of the United States. The story relates how the release of a political dissident from prison triggers strong reactions from his estranged family, his childhood friend (now a rising figure in the new regime), the leaders of th
The Watergate crisis as viewed by John Dean and his wife Maureen, based on their respective personal accounts, and distilled into an eight-hour drama with all of the political figures of the day parading by. Sheen, whose gamut of political portrayals has run from Robert Kennedy (in "The Missiles of
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An update of the 1960s ABC television series about an extra-terrestrial invasion of Earth and the handful of humans who stand in their way.
Based on a true story, this miniseries chronicles a mother's unyielding determination to bring her daughter-in-law to justice for the murder of her Marine son.
A two-part miniseries, which continues the WW II story detailed in the 1963 theatrical release, "The Great Escape." The project is based on the final section of the novel "The Great Escape" (not included in the film), which involves the trackdown and roundup that took place after the war, of the Ge
A two-part, five-hour miniseries based on Shirley MacLaine's autobiographical book about her journey to the far reaches of self (and in some instances "out of" herself). The film recreates her love affair and international romance with a married man, and the amazing spiritual trek which takes her ar
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