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Make-Up (feature film)
Los Angeles, March 1928: On a beautiful Saturday morning in a working-class suburb, single mother Christine Collins says goodbye to her nine-year-old son, Walter, and leaves for her job as a telephone operator. But when Christine returns to their modest home, she is confronted with every parent's wo
U.S. Navy pilots Ben Gannon, Kara Wade and Henry Purcell are part of a close-knit elite division of test pilots flying highly classified stealth fighter jets, referred to only as Talons. They''re the best of the best and they know it. Then their commanding officer Cpt. George Cummings introduces the team to their new wingman--an artificial intelligence-based UCAV, nicknamed "EDI." Although Ben is hesitant about taking "the human pilot out of the equation of war," Cummings orders the team to execute their first real mission alongside "EDI." To their amazement, "EDI" proves to be a cracker-jack wingman and they successfully eliminate their target. But on the return trip to their base aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Carl Vinson, "EDI" is struck by lightning. The drone''s brain expands in ways its creators could never have predicted. Despite Ben and Henry''s reservations, Cummings declares "EDI" ready to rejoin the team in the air. On their next mission against a nuclear-armed warlord in a remote Chinese province, "EDI''s" seriously compromised circuitry problems only get worse. Ben decides that the risks of the attack far outweigh the benefits to himself, Henry and Kara, (for whom he has developed a romantic attraction). When he aborts the mission, "EDI" goes against orders and executes the hit anyway. The danger escalates when "EDI" decides to execute a top-secret mission that, if successful, could spiral into worldwide nuclear Armageddon. And only Ben can prevent it.
What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in the planet's climate. While Jack warns the White House of the impending climate shift, his 17 year-old son Sam finds himself trapped in New York City where he and some friends have been competing in a high school academic competition. He must now cope with the severe flooding and plummeting temperatures in Manhattan. Having taken refuge inside the Manhattan Public Library, Sam manages to reach his father by phone. Jack only has time for one warning: stay inside at all costs. As full-scale, massive evacuations to the south begin, Jack heads north to New York City to save Sam. But not even Jack is prepared for what is about to happen--to him, to his son, and to his planet.
Jack Ryan is a likeable drifter whose talents lie just outside the law. Hoping a change of scenery will bring him luck, Jack heads for Hawaii. There on the exotic North Shore of Oahu, he soon discovers that whether he is looking for a new con or a little romance, temptation is everywhere. Jack takes
On December 8, 1941, the United States declared war on Japan. For the next several years, U.S. forces were fully engaged in battle throughout the Pacific, taking over islands one by one in a slow progression towards mainland Japan. During this brutal campaign, the Japanese were continually able to break coded military transmissions, dramatically slowing U.S. progress. In 1942, several hundred Navajo Americans were recruited as Marines and trained to use their language as code. Marine Joe Enders is assigned to protect Ben Yahzee - a Navajo code talker, the Marines'' new secret weapon. Enders'' orders are to protect his code talker, but if Yahzee should fall into enemy hands, he''s to "protect the code at all costs." Against the backdrop of the horrific Battle of Saipan, when capture is imminent, Enders is forced to make a decision: if he can''t protect his fellow Marine, can he bring himself to kill him to protect the code?
A satrical look at the true story of rival cosmetic queens Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics and Jinger Heath, founder of BeautiControl Cosmetics.
Lila, a young woman with a severe hormonal condition, is forced to hide her malady and eventually leave society for the solitude she finds in nature. While in the forest she writes novels that become wildly successful. Once famous, she returns to society and starts looking for a man. With the help o
Everybody wants to be somebody and Joe Scheffer is no exception. But Joe feels like he's a nobody. A talented specialist at work, he's been regularly passed over for promotion. And Joe is faring no better in his personal life, as he still pines for ex-wife Callie. Things for Joe go from "ordinary" t
A young married woman learns that she is a Navajo; she was stolen at birth and raised by an upper middle class Jewish family in the eastern United States. The woman's family must deal with her desire to move West, to explore her real culture and past.Her adoption was never kept secret from Rebecca,
Set in Chicago, a contemporary fairy tale about a recently widowed architectural engineer, Bob Rueland, whose life takes a horrible turn when his wife's life is suddenly taken. He is haunted by her memory, and is still desperately in love with his wife. To cover his pain, and avoid dealing with his
Television movie based on the 1925 Scopes "monkey trial." Schoolmaster Bertram Cates is put on trial for teaching Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution to students in rural Tennessee. Prosecuting Cates is three-time presidential nominee, self-appointed Bible scholar and acclaimed orator Matthew Harri
A story told in flashback and narrarted by Paul Edgecomb, now living in an old-age home six decades after working as the head guard on Death Row at a Southen Prison named Cold Mountain Penitentiary. Travelling back to 1935, during the Great Depression, the former prison guard, Edgecomb, reflects on how he developed a poignant, unusual relationship with this one inmate, sentenced to Death Row, who may be innocent. The inmate, John Coffey, is an African-American man--convicted of the rape and murder of a pair of 9-year-old sisters--who awaits his death in this harsh prison. Coffey has strange powers, both mysterious and miraculous; and the creepy characters in the prison have their own views of his gifts and of God's.
Seventeen years after living together, sportswriter and incurable slob Oscar Madison and the obsessively neat Felix Ungar meet once again when Felix''s daughter decides to marry Oscar''s son. Meeting a LAX, they head out together to the desert community where the wedding will take place until Oscar loses the map, prompting Felix to whine, Oscar to complain, and both to get on each other''s nerves.
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.
Detectives clash while investigating political corruption.
It begins with the buzz: "Vic's getting out." Vic is the boss of bosses, capo di tutti, but he's been out of commission--locked up in a mental institution. His chief enforcer, "Brass Balls" Ben London, has been keeping an eye on the operation in his absence. He's a motor-mouthed overdose of testoste
Centuries of global warming have caused the polar ice caps to melt, flooding the earth as civilization is left adrift. The inhabitants of this once-flourishing planet cling to life on incredible floating cities, their existence constantly threatened by Smokers--bands of marauding pirates who roam th
Summertime has come to Wabasha, Minnesota, and mosquito-slapping in canoes has replaced shivering in ice shanties as the local fishing ritual. Even the decades-old battle of one-upmanship between next-door neighbors John Gustafson and Max Goldman has mellowed. With John happily and newly married to Ariel, Max is left without a sparring partner. Until the arrival of Maria Ragetti who has taken over Chuck''s legendary bait store and has the unspeakable, sacrilegious notion to threaten the cherished fishing hole and its rustic way of life by converting the store into a romantic Italian ristorante. To keep that from happening, John and Max begin a strategic campaign of innuendo, gossip and sabotage that spreads quickly through town. But the pair aren''t prepared for the fortitude of Maria, who has no intention of surrendering so easily. As she returns their volleys, insult-for-insult and prank-for-prank, not only does she threaten to win the war, but to win Max''s heart as well.
Los Angeles, 2018. After being wrongly imprisoned for a series of murders, a cop is released from a cryogenic jail in order to join the hunt for the real killer.
A young US Army inductee persuades his two best friends, one college-bound and the other soon-to-be married, to accompany him to Hollywood in the hope of meeting Marilyn Monroe.
Three strange people bilk a rich widow and stage a ballet, in the comedic vein of the Marx Bros.
A baseball scout searches for a talented pitcher in the farm leagues to bring up to the majors.
Movie pilot based on the true story of a crime-fighting unit of five undercover vice agents, the North Las Vegas Nasty Boys, who wear SWAT uniforms and Ninja-style masks to maintain their anonymity.
A television movie featuring a Christmas reunion of the regular cast of the "Brady Bunch." Carol and Mike Brady gleefully plan their first family Christmas reunion in years, not realizing that each of their six children has a secret reason for not wanting to attend.
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.
A story about Mike Byrd and Amy Webster, young expectant marrieds who are columnists for competing newspapers, in which they each write running commentaries on Amy's pregnancy. Amy's elegant but acerbic mother, Blanche Webster, resents her approaching grandmotherhood.
When a group of graduate students and scientists discovers an ancient canister containing an evil-looking liquid in an abandoned church, all hell breaks loose--literally!
Story of cultural collision at an auto shop.
A group of misfit cops, all dumped into one precinct, swipe a rival sheriff's drug-sniffing wonder dog to crack a drug ring run by a blind mobster, whose seeing-eye dog gets mixed up in the canine antics.
U.S. Government scientists fashion a human-like creature named J.O.E. designed to kill on orders, but which fails to obey the command. In order to prevent J.O.E.'s destruction, Michael Roarke, one of the scientists who created J.O.E., flees with him and programs him with human potentials. The televi
A group of elderly people are rejuvenated by aliens after swimming in a pool.
Actress Theresa Saldana played herself, recreating her nearly fatal attack by a crazed fan in 1982, not long after starring with Robert DeNiro as Jake LaMotta's sister in Raging Bull," and then trying to survive emotionally the trauma which followed and sebsequently becoming spokesperson for the org
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
Stoker Ace is a fast living, hard-driving stock car racer whose high spirited antics finally catch up with him. He is forced into the clutches of a greedy fried chicken magnate, who watns him for all he is worth, both on and off the track.
David Fowler has two passions, sculpting and women, and he is quite successful in both departments until now. David finds that his insatiable hunger for women begins to render him socially, artistically and finally, sexually impotent. His desperate inner struggle drives him to the couch of an attra
A Nashville star, at the pinnacle of her career, offers friendship to an aspiring young singer and long-time fan who has ingratiated her way into the entertainer's life, finds that friendship betrayed in this down-home version of "All About Eve".
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
Young real estate developer, Ron Howard, returns to his hometown to make a land killing but soon takes up the cause of crusty old-timer Buddy Ebsen in the latter''s struggle with the government which wants his ranch for an Army missile base. Michael Conrad (Phil Esterhaus of "Hill Street Blues") is the Army colonel charged with getting the old codger off his land. Adapted from the 1962 book by Edward Abbey, this film brought an Emmy Award nomination to its sound mixer.
In her first starring role in a TV movie, Loni Anderson plays the '50s platinum-blonde sex symbol whose search for stardom and meteoric (if brief) career ended in an automobile accident when she was 36. One-time (undefeated) Mr. Universe-turned-actor Arnold Schwarzenegger made his TV starring debut
Art history professor Jonathan Hemlock was formerly an assassin working with an international intelligence group. Jonathan is happy to have put his secret life behind him, but he is blackmailed into doing one more hit, which the organization calls a "sanction." The target is one of three men who are going to attempt to climb the Eiger, a challenging mountain range in the Swiss Alps, and the hit is to take place during the trip. Jonathan is an experienced mountain climber, but is unnerved that he has not been told which of the three he is to kill.
Anne Murphy and her husband P.J. move their three kids back to Anne's childhood home on Fear Street where her father still lives. Strange things happen on Fear Street and other-worldy people reside in the neighborhood, including Cricket, who collects rare bugs and lives with her father who morphs in
A pilot for an unsold ABC series. An aging secret agent with a skilled assassin on his trail tries to balance his activities as a spy with his personal life.
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
A two-part miniseries based on purportedly true cases. A hospital psychiatrist is drawn into the world of UFO abductions when he tries to help two women unravel the mysteries surrounding harrowing events in their lives.
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting
When Sybil, a shy elementary school teacher, suffers a nervous breakdown, psychologist Dr. Wilbur Sybil instantly knows that it is connected to a deeper issue. Over the course of Sybil's therapy, details of an abusive childhood unfold as a great number of distinct personalities, all residing within
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