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A young ladies' man, disillusioned by love, meets an engaged woman and feigns a platonic relationship in order to keep seeing her as he tries to conquer her heart.
A happily married couple's lives are shaken by a chance encounter with a former schoolmate.
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With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. One is a man of great faith and the other is a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul, meet as strangers. Guided by letters from their fathers written from the battlefield, they embark on an unf
A teacher leads his colleagues in a fight for their lives when the students at an elementary school turn into murderous kids.
70 million years ago, a diminutive underdog dinosaur named Patchi triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages. The runt in his family of Pachyrhinosauruses, he has to use his wits and heart to compete with his larger brothers and sisters, particularly Scowler, the alpha male of the group
Dagny Taggart, who runs the largest remaining railroad company in America, joins forces with Henry Rearden, creator of the super-strength metal alloy, Rearden Metal to prove that innovation can overcome the slide into anarchy.
Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No Strings Attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?
A Muslim immigrant with Asperger's Syndrome living in San Francisco falls in love with and starts a family with a Hindu immigrant. Following the events of September 11th, the family finds themselves the recipients of anti-Muslim violence, so the man travels across the country to find the President o
A mosaic of people desperately search for redemption, human connection, and restored faith within the underbelly of Los Angeles. On the eve of Christmas, four lives will cross paths by past guilt, chance, coincidence, and divine intervention. And when morning shed's light, their lives will have been
A man who has just pulled-off the biggest heist of his life, has just found an unlikely friend in a young boy who helps change his life for the better.
Three thirtysomething friends break the monotony of their uninspired lives by vacationing on an island that's a popular spring break getaway for college co-eds. One of the women works for a powerful senator whose daughter is one of those co-eds, only she's as geeky as her chaperones.
Young Chrissa finds the transition difficult when she moves to Minnesota and must assimilate into a new school in the middle of the year. She must find strength within to combat the bullies who torment her.
After the genial, beloved TV host of the popular wildlife show "Strange Wilderness" passes on to the great nature special in the sky, his son Peter Gaulke takes over the series--and things are never the same. Ignorant, bumbling and blissfully unaware of his own lack of talent, Pete sprinkles his doc
For a reality TV show about people who work while the rest of the world is asleep, reporter Angela Vidal and her cameraman, Scott, are assigned to cover a night shift with a pair of firemen at a Los Angeles fire station. After an uneventful evening, a 911 distress call in the middle of the night ta
Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life. After surviving a horrible tragedy, she has finally moved on and is enjoying her last year of high school. Surrounded by her best friends, she should be safe from the horrors of her past. But when the night turns deadly, there is o
Shelley Darlington, a Playboy Bunny, is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women will lose their house to the scheming girls of Phi Iota Mu. In order to accomplish their goal, they need Shelley to teach them the ways of makeup and men; at the same time, Shelley needs some of what the Zetas have--a sense of individuality. The combination leads all the girls to learn how to stop pretending and start being themselves.
Veteran Los Angeles cop Abel Turner guards his neighborhood with the same zeal he brings to his patrol route. The single father of a teenaged daughter and preteen son, Abel is one-man security force, ensuring that his strict standards of behavior are adhered to, even if it means ruffling a few feathers in the process. Chris and Lisa Mattson, a progressive and upwardly mobile couple, move in next door to Turner, who disapproves of their interracial marriage. Hoping to rid the neighborhood of anything or anyone he deems "undesirable," Turner launches an escalating series of pranks and insults against the Mattsons. Abel takes full advantage of his police connections to antagonize his new neighbors with impunity, hoping to get them to pick up and move out. When their air conditioning unit is sabotaged in the middle of a heat wave and their car tires are mysteriously slashed, the Mattsons begin to suspect Abel is behind their troubles. But without proof, they can only try to negotiate a truce--an offer Abel does not accept. Abel''s anger flares when his use of inappropriate force on the job lands him on extended leave and he discovers his daughter has been spending time with Lisa. As Abel crosses the line from annoying neighbor to dangerous adversary, the couple tries to fight back, which only feeds Turner''s fury. With the resentment between the neighbors building daily, it''s only a matter of time before the situation escalates into a potentially deadly stand off.
Zohan, a top Israeli commando, fakes his own death in order to pursue his dream: becoming a hairstylist in New York. Though he wants to put his life of counter-terrorism behind him, he quickly finds that it is not so easy to escape one''s roots. As enemies old and new try to take him out, they will all come to learn the same thing: you don''t mess with the Zohan.
Charlie Wilson was a bachelor congressman from Texas who had a habit of showing up in hot tubs with strippers and cocaine. His "Good Time Charlie" exterior, however, masked an extraordinary mind, a deep sense of patriotism and a passion for the underdog, and in the early 1980s the underdog was Afgha
Former college roomates Charlie Fineman and Alan Johnson meet up again by chance on a Manhattan street corner. Five years after losing his family on 9/11, Charlie--once a successful dentist--has retreated from his life, and Alan is stunned to see the changes in his formerly gregarious friend. At the
A late night detour leads to an unimaginable nightmare when an estranged couple's car breaks down on a remote country road. Finding themselves stranded on a dark and deserted two-lane highway, David Fox and his soon-to-be ex-wife Amy are forced to spend the night at a seedy motel run by an odd but s
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
A comedy that spoofs the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, of course, this life-long loser discovers that he is a winner after all--redeeming himself, saving his relationship
A mother and her two daughters bring hearty appetites to their renowned bed and breakfast where boarders end up on the menu and residents swear they get the best steak in town.
Gus, Richie and Clark are three underdogs who spent a great deal of time on the bench when they were kids. Now, they're getting a second chance. Mel is a local billionaire whose son Nelson is always being intimidated by the other kids. One day, Gus and Clark rescue Nelson from a bunch of bullies on
If love is an adventure, it's one yet to be embarked upon by Kenya Denise McQueen. A beautiful L.A. career woman, Kenya works as senior manager at a prestigious accounting firm, and is on the verge of making partner. But she has yet to find her own partner and a fulfilling personal life. It's not t
Michael Newman is searching for a way to balance a demanding career and time with his wife Donna and their two children. When the mysterious Morty sells him a universal remote, Michael finds that it possesses magical powers, enabling him to control his career and personal life with the click of a bu
Former heavyweight champion Rocky Balboa steps out of retirement and back into the ring, putting himself against a new rival in a dramatically different era. After a virtual boxing match declares Rocky Balboa the victor over current champion Mason "The Line" Dixon, the legendary fighter's passion an
On the morning of his re-election, the President decides to read the newspaper for the first time in four years. This starts him down a slippery slope. He begins reading obsessively, reexamining his black and white view of the world, holing up in his bedroom in his pajamas. Frightened by the Presid
Ambushed at their isolated home by Sheriff Wydell and a squad of armed men, the Firefly family wakes up one morning with guns blazing--yet only Otis and his sister, Baby, manage to escape the barrage of bullets unharmed. Hiding out in a backwater motel, the wanted siblings wait to rendezvous with th
When former NFL player Paul Crewe is sent to prison, the warden forces him to transform a diverse group of inmates into a football team. Unlikely teammates, the convicts unite when they find out who they are playing: the guards. With the help of fellow inmates Nate Scarborough and Caretaker, Crewe promises the cons a chance to exact revenge in a bone-crushing showdown where anything goes.
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.
Two sisters have nothing in common but size 8 ½ feet. Maggie and Rose are both best friends and polar opposites when it comes to values, goals and personal styles. Maggie is a party girl who barely graduated from high school, recycles jobs as quickly as yesterday's newspapers and believes her bigges
Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker is bribed by a straitlaced lawyer to coach the Bears, a woefully inept youth baseball team. Buttermaker''s got to find a way to drive this gang of 12 misfits to a championship against their hated rivals: the Yankees and their overbearing coach.
Arctic marine life veterinarian Henry Roth has his future all mapped out. When he''s not tending to the sea animals at Sea Life Park in Hawaii, he is breaking the hearts of mainland tourists in search of a vacation romance. A long-term relationship for Henry is out of the question. It would scuttle his 10-year dream of sailing to Alaska to study the underwater life of walruses. Henry is close to making his dream come true when his schooner, the Sea Serpent, suffers a mishap during a trial run, which lands him at the Hukilau Café where the regulars eye him with distrust when he sets his eyes on one of its patrons, the beautiful young Lucy Whitmore. Henry is immediately smitten with Lucy, and after a first chat with her about waffles and sea mammals, Henry finds himself more and more interested in Lucy. Ignoring his own rule about dating local girls, he makes a date to meet her for breakfast the next day. But when he arrives and makes a reference to their previous conversation, she thinks he''s some kind of freak and calls for help. Lucy has no idea who he is. And Henry realizes that if he wants to win her affections, he''s going to have to start over again every day for the rest of his life.
Samantha Mackenzie has fame and glamour, but she just wants what every college freshman wants: the opportunity to experience the world away from home and, most importantly, away from her parents. She just wants to be treated like anyone else. But it's not going to be easy, because Sam's home address
High school senior, Sam Montgomery, lives at the beck and call of her self-obsessed step-mother, Fiona, and her sinfully wicked step-sisters, who treat her more like a servant than a member of the family. With her sights set on attending Princeton, Sam finds her less-than-sparkling social life wonde
Eighteen-year-old Matthew Kidman is a straight-arrow over-achiever who has never really lived life--until he falls for his beautiful and seemingly innocent neighbor, Danielle. When Matthew discovers that this perfect "girl next door" is a one-time porn star, his sheltered existence begins to spin ou
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.
With his head always buried in a book or under the hood of a car, Alvin has spent the last three years of high school grinding away at his studies and working as a pool boy to earn extra cash. No doubt, Alvin's focus has paid off: he's finally saved enough Benjamins to finish building an engine he
Melvin Van Peebles stunned the world for the first time, with his debut feature, "The Story of a Three Day Pass." Filmed in France and selected as the French entry in the San Francisco Film Festival, Melvin's film was awarded the top prize. Saying it was controversial would be an understatement. In
An entire wedding party is slaughtered during a dress rehearsal in a rural chapel: the pregnant woman in the blood-splattered wedding dress is Black Mamba, better known as The Bride. The assassin, Bill, and his circle known as The Vipers left The Bride for dead, but unluckily for them she was merely comatose. Four years later, The Bride suddenly awakens from her coma and realizes what has been done to her. She sets off on a ferociously focused mission, setting out to seek revenge on her former master and his deadly squad of assassins. One by one, she kills the various members of the assassin group. She saves Bill for last.
A hardened young woman is mistaken as the new wife of a dead man and welcomed into his wealthy and loving family.
Jessica Spencer, a somewhat mean-spirited teen, is convinced that she has the perfect life. She's the hottest, most popular girl in high school, captain of the cheerleading squad and dating the dreamy quarterback. But she gets a big dose of reality when--due to a spell--she wakes up in the body of a
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
Continuing the story-line which unfolded in "Kill Bill Vol. I," this is a revenge tale of an expert assassin, called The Bride, who sets out on a quest to wreak vengeance upon her former employer, Bill, and other members of their assassin circle, for shooting her on the day of her wedding--along with all The Bride''s guests in attendance--and leaving her for dead. When this chapter in the story begins, The Bride will have already encountered some of her targets, having battled her way up the chain of command. So, after dispensing with former colleagues O-Ren Ishii and Vernita, she resumes her quest for justice. With those two down, the Bride has two remaining foes on her ''Death List'' to pursue--Budd and Elle Driver--before moving on to her ultimate goal: to KILL BILL.
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.
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?
What a year at John Hughes High! The Wasp football team goes all the way -- into the cellar, that is, when quarterback Jake Wyler makes an errant pass and Reggie Ray racks up his umpteenth concussion. Things perk up at a dazzling year-end prom when conjoined twins Kara and Sally Fratelli are crowned prom queens. Other highlights from this year include a nasty toilet explosion that drops in the middle of Mr. Keller''s English class, Jake fails to seduce Janey with a human whipped cream sundae and Janey is apprehended by police after Jake''s moving serenade of Aerosmith''s "Janey''s Got a Gun". Many new faces deck the halls this year, including Sadie, a 90 year-old undercover reporter and foreign exchange student Areola, who becomes the object of lust for all American nerds. Malik continues to be the "token black guy," Catherine is still in love with her brother, Bruce still thinks he''s Asian, and Ox is still a virgin...
A determined woman raises her daughter, born with severe genetic abnormalities. She's helped immeasurably by her mothers, a young neighbor, and a doctor who's the brother of her husband, who left their marriage when young Julia was born.<P>When Dianne Parker marries Mark McCune, their lives couldn't
It's summer break and college freshman Lewis Thomas has decided to embark on a cross-country road trip to pick up the girl of his dreams, Venna. But Lewis' romantic hopes hit a detour when he stops on the way to rescue his older brother, Fuller, who goads him into playing a practical joke on a lonel
With his girlfriend falsely accused in a cop's murder, young rapper Silkk the Shocker is given a chance by Detective Tully to clear her name by infiltrating a drug ring. When his girlfriend killed in jail and he learns the police do not have him in their best interests, Silkk teams with pals C-Dawg
The lives of three young people-a rich student, a girl from the 'wrong side of the tracks' and her boyfriend- unexpectedly intersect during one fateful summer. Cocky and brash Kelley Morse normally would never have crossed paths with the residents of a small town near his posh private school. But wh
A Secret Service agent's duty is to protect the U.S. president's briefcase, which contains the power to launch a nuclear attack. When the President and his team are taken hostage during a meeting with Taiwan's President, the fed risks everything to prevent all-out nuclear war.
Life story of actor/singer/songwriter Meat Loaf, born Marvin Lee Aday, from his difficult childhood in Texas to his success with the "Bat Out of Hell" albums.
A retelling of the classic "Pinocchio" tale, as seen through the eyes of Geppetto, the Italian toymaker and father of Pinocchio, the wooden puppet who wants to be a real boy.<P>In the town of Villagio, around 1850, Geppetto wants a child to complete his life, and the Blue Fairy grants his wish for a
Abandoned by the brotherhood of his yazuka clan, gangster Yamamoto flees a crime war in Tokyo and ends up in Los Angeles looking for his long lost brother. Alone and with a new identity, Yamamoto finds himself frustrated by foreign surroundings but soon strikes up a friendship with Denny, an up-and-
A three-ton Iguanodon named Aladar, who is raised from the egg by a clan of lemurs and eventually reunited with his own kind, finds himself and the other dinosaurs in trouble when flaming meteors devastate the landscape and the water supply diminishes. In a race against time, the dinosaurs attempt t
FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown becomes the setting for some particularly gruesome murders-
Somewhat north of Manhattan lies the quiet little town of Verplanck, New York. Nothing really exciting happens there but that isn't to say that life in Verplanck is boring. For one thing, the automobile of choice is the Yugo. For another, there seem to be more landscapers than land. But strangest of
An unemployed ad man falls for his daughter's best friend.
A U.S. government assassin finds herself the next target of her employers when she spares the life of a television journalist.
A copy editor in her early twenties gets her chance to become a reporter at a Chicago daily. Her first assignment consists of a feature on what cool high school students are doing. In order to uncover the life of the hip high schoolers, she must go undercover as a student herself. Meanwhile, her slacker brother decides to go back to the same high school in hopes of getting a second chance at being noticed by major-league baseball scouts.
A woman must contend with rival strippers and her boss to make a legitimate living.
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
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.
When a mercenary operation leaves innocent people dead, a Gulf War veteran tries to retire from the business but finds it isn't so easy.
A former war hero avoids execution by joining other death-row inmates on a special forces team. Led by Major Agatha Doyle, this suicide squad's orders are to infiltrate a secret enemy weapons facility. After overtaking the enemy base with ease, they have trouble locating their adversary. While searc
Sometimes there are bullies in life that never go away, even after you've grown up. Such is a problem shared by Pat Utley and his 13-year-old son Drew. Drew is pushed around by bullies at school while his dad is bullied by his boss at work. When Pat Utley's situation becomes potentially deadly at th
Stella, a divorced Black woman in her 40s takes some time off work and travels to Jamaica while her son spends time with his father. While she is successful in her high-powered job, her love life is non-existant and her friend Delilah persuades her to take a rare vacation in order to relax. There she meets and falls in love with Winston, who is half her age. When Winston takes a time-consuming job, Stella returns home, only to discover she has lost her job. She returns to Jamaica, finding that Winston is in fact much richer than he has let on, but is then called to New York, where Delilah is ill. Winston follows her to New York and the two try to decide if their relationship can work.
When her tomb is opened, the ancient mummy of an Egyptian queen comes alive and travels through time to modern San Francisco in order to destroy her enemies.
A private eye goes under cover to investigate a murder in an insane asylum. Getting himself committed, he poses as a patient to find the killer of a resident psychiatrist.
When he returns to his Arizona homestead after the Civil War, an ex-Confederate soldier must fight against Union supporters who lay claim to his land.
Farmer and recent widower John Webb is suddenly offered money for the mineral rights to his land by a Texas oil man. Webb's nephews, Carl and Gus, Jr., become excited by the proposition since they own 50% of the land's mineral rights after receiving an earlier inheritance from their father. The neph
Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs. Their scheme is going along smoothly until they kill an undercover DEA agent posing as a dealer, and then try to cover-up t
A telefilm in a series of fact-based movies about law enforcers killed while performing their jobs. A former Marine and ex-police officer robs several banks with the help of his chemist wife. When an FBI agent figures out their repeated method of operation, he sets up surveillance and attempts to ap
Fleeing a murderous bully, a police psychologist stumbles upon the inventor of a time machine. Boldly and cleverly the woman uses -- and reuses -- the machine to outwit destiny and alter the fate of her homicidal pursuer as well as prevent a murder she witnessed.
Unorthodox DNA experiments on fossils lead to the emergence of a flesh-eating creature.
A lawman is sent to Mars to clean up tyranny and ends up seeking vengeance on those who killed his brother, a policeman for a company that's mining the planet for fuel.
Moonbase Commander John Russell had been a rising star in a the huge interglactic corporation, until he took the blame for an environmental disaster in the Arctic. Now, exiled to head a lonely garbage dump on the surface of the moon, Russell and his crew must deal with the deranged escaped inmates f
The witness protection program offers scant cover for a mobster's talkative wife when she's tracked to a small Arizona town -- and marked for death by her husband's murderous colleagues.
When a workaholic dentist with an unpleasant chair-side manner dies in a freak accident, she is denied admittance to Heaven. To earn entrance to the pearly gates, she must return to earth as the Tooth Fairy, with a stern warning never to appear to any children she visits and not to involve herself w
Is America ready for Wally Sparks? Television viewers often accuse today's talk show hosts of crossing the line when it comes to good taste and wise judgment. Ladies and gentleman... meet Wally Sparks. A fast-talking host of a tactless, uncouth TV tabloid show, Wally makes half of America laugh hyst
An average man who lives alone, dresses in a jacket and tie, and relates to children better than adults, Mr Bean finds himself in a series of catastrophes of his own creation. As the caretaker of Britain's Royal National Gallery, he is sent to the Grierson Gallery in Los Angeles to accompany "Whistl
Updated remake of the 1953 feature film about a small desert community shaken up when an alien crash lands nearby and begins to take over the minds and bodies of the town's inhabitants.
In the 22nd century a brilliant scientist strives to banish the evil which his ancestor had unwittingly leashed upon the world. The stakes have never been higher in the battle to save man from hell on earth and only Paul Merchant has the ability and knowledge to trap the Black Prince of Hell--Pinhea
Jesse Parrish just took a wrong turn. A down and out musician with a bad drug habit, he's stumbled on a drug deal gone awry and found himself a suitcase full of money which he aims to keep. But where's a bum, with a fortune worth killing for, to go? Jesse heads home to Galveston, Texas to the people
An FBI agent gets caught in the middle of a war between the mob and the Japanese underworld. While the G-man is extraditing a Japanese gangster, the mobster breaks free and forces their plane to land in Arizona. Before they know it, American mobsters, Japanese Yakuza and the FBI are all on their tai
As manager of the Majestic Hotel, Robert Grant is trained to handle the most chaotic situations with ease. He deftly juggles the needs of his staff, his clients, his two sons, and his cold-hearted boss, Mrs. Dubrow, without breaking a sweat. There's nothing he can't handle. That is, until Dunston ch
A group of high school girls find a book of spells.
After a car crash leaves him with amnesia, a banker finds himself implicated in his wife's murder -- and targeted for death as well.
A look at a woman struggling to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of music follows the journey of singer/songwriter Denise Waverly through the corridors of the Brill Building during the doo-wop heyday of the late fifties and into Malibu's psychedelic surfer scene of the late sixties. Al
In a merciless land, one warrior fights for a justice. His father has been executed. His people have been routed from their lands. His country is littered with burning bones. Only a legendary soldier and a beautiful woman can sustain him in the struggle for revenge and redemption. "The Viking Sagas" brings to life a legendary time of heroes and traitors, saints and savages, lovers and dreamers."
Deep in the heart of Los Angeles is a secret so sinister and so evil, that those who are witness to it will either lose themselves to its dark grasp, or lose their lives fleeing from it. Andy Chadway transfers to Welles College only to find himself snared in the dangerous web of a fraternity led by
A low-level intelligence agent learns that he's been marked for elimination by his superiors, that he is a cyborg and also is a walking nuclear weapon.
A Boston cop and retired Japanese police commissioner investigate a series of crimes after the commissioner's wife witnesses a drug buy.
Retired gangster Jimmy the Saint has been living the quiet life in Denver until, out of the blue, he is summoned to visit his ex-boss, The Man With The Plan. As Jimmy learns, The Man has both a plan and an offer he can't refuse: a lot of money to pull off a simple "action," scaring off the kid who's
Set in a post-nuclear future, a warrior son seeks to avenge the murder of his father and thereby restore order to the world and also free his love from captivity.
The story of Heidi Holland follows the title character from a high school dance in 1965 through the present day, exploring her personal relationships, her feminist awakening and her successful professional career. Along the way she is supported by her best friend and loved by a man who cannot commit. Heidi's story speaks to everyone who has lived and grown and knows the joy and pain of the process.
Peter and David Falcone are twin waiters who want nothing more than to open their own restaurant, but are unable to get a loan. Frank Hillhurst is a corrupt businessman who has decided to give states' evidence, but his former right-hand-man has threatened to kill Hillhurst's twin nephews if he testi
In this western, four fallen women are branded as outlaws and on the run. Pursued by a posse, tracked by Pinkerton detectives, the four must ride together to stay alive. But when they're double crossed by a gang of ruthless desperados, the women decide it's time to stop running - and start fighting.
When a former model arranges the kidnapping of her husband for the ransom money, he is accidentally killed. Months later, she receives a mysterious call from a man claiming to be her husband, and she fears that he discovered her scheme and faked his death.
A conniving New York woman cons her medical-student husband into engineering a lucrative drug deal, then flees with the loot, hiding out in a small town in upstate New York. Devising an insurance scam, she talks a lovestruck claims adjuster into murdering her vengeful spouse.
When an undercover policeman, who has made off with millions of dollars in illegal drug money, is killed, a drug dealer becomes involved with the cop''s widow in an attempt to find the cash.
When a key FBI informant disappears, her sister becomes convinced that the married agent who paid the woman for information -- and had an illicit affair with her -- also was her killer. Based on a true story.
When a beautiful ballerina is murdered, becoming yet another victim of a brutal serial killer, her insolent socialite boyfriend, a senator's son, becomes a prime suspect. Detective Melanie Hudson and her former lover, Nathan Leonard, are assigned to the case, but what begins as a routine investigati
Remake of the 1959 Disney comedy about a teenager who is changed into a sheepdog when he tries to invoke a centuries-old love spell.
Quasi-documentary about a couple of middle class black guys who reinvent themselves as tough, bad boy "gangsta" rappers.
The hidden past of a young newlywed resurfaces when her brother reapppears.
Television adaptation of the Broadway musical about the legendary striptease queen Gypsy Rose Lee and her relationship with her mother.
A Los Angeles hitman hired to protect a mysterious woman finds himself captivated by his client and ensconced in a deadly game of double-cross.
An employee tries to escape from the malfunctioning computer which controls his office building.
In an attempt to impress an unfaithful girlfriend, a young bank robber must hide out in a hotel where he is visited by various characters.
A failed baseball player re-evaluates his past with the help of a rival''s ghost.
A police psychologist becomes obsessed with an amnesiac suspected of being a female serial killer who leaves a blood-painted snapdragon as her calling card.
A Jewish New York billionaire, unhappy with his uncharismatic image, revamps his personality into that of a leading man from the glorious yesteryear of Italian cinema.
A modern-day version of the classic Dumas adventure in which a singer, a female radio personality and school teacher carry on the Musketeer legacy of protecting the rights of the destitute and innocent.
A young black fighter and his veteran trainer are pitted against big-money boxing''s bureaucracy of influence and greed.
An adaptation of Arthur Miller''s play, "The American Clock," about the effects the Great Depression has on one middle-class family.
Set in a hostess-for-hire dance club, story revolves around the trials and tribulations of the hostesses and their desires to get ahead.
An investigator for the Utah District Attorney's Office becomes obsessed with capturing a charismatic and murderous cult leader.
A teenage boy with a rare genetic disorder that turns him into a killer goes on a murderous rampage, killing his family, then himself. A best-selling author tries to find the boy's twin sister who was separated at birth from her brother and who may also, at any time, go on an uncontrollable killing
Set in 1997, the story of a burned out detective called on his last mission: to track down and kill another alien-being roaming the earth.
While investigating a society murder, a reporter becomes a pawn for the manipulative woman who precipitated the crime.
A television movie set during the Depression, about a genius inventor who revolutionizes manufacturing technology only to discover the dark side of American big business bent on preserving the status quo.
A down-on-his-luck yuppie-to-be discovers a magic lamp that grants all his superficial wishes, but in the end it is true love that becomes most important to him.
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
Story about a Hollywood actor and the relationship he forms with a top Air Force pilot in preparing for a role.
Story about a Hollywood actor and the relationship he forms with a top Air Force pilot in preparing for a role.
Adventure about a futuristic Los Angeles ruled by a maniacal puritan known as "The Blessed Reverend" whose management policy reveres the wealthy and keeps the majority of the people in poverty.
Wanda is a shy and lonely girl in Los Angeles who lives with her crazy aunt. Nothing ever happens in her life until she discovers her archaeologist father has disappeared on an expedition and presumed dead. Wanda travels to Africa to investigate into the situation and learns her father was trying to
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.
Be afraid, be very afraid. The proverbial monster in the closet is out and causing terror in California in this horror comedy. No home, nor even office buildings, with a closet is safe.
When a girl is kidnapped by slavers, her sister goes to the 1940s pulp fiction hero Jake Speed for help. She and Jake, who is the star of a popular adventure series, write the latest episode of his story as they travel to Africa to rescue her sister.
A police detective believes a series of grizzly killings in Lake Havasu, Arizona, may be the work of Jack the Ripper, whose murderous spirit may have been transported to the desert community along with London Bridge.
Teenager Morgan Hiller and his family have become displaced after his father lost some of the wealth to which they had been accustomed. They are then forced to moves to California where Morgan meets Frankie, the girlfriend of Nick, a high school tough who does not appreciate Frankie's sudden change
Slasher movie fans rejoice! For Jason Voorhees, the scourge of Crystal Lake is back, bringing sheer terror with him. And despite the title, "Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter" (1984) is definitely not the last time Jason finds a way to keep the fear going. He''s actually in seven more movies that follow. Look for Crispen Glover and Corey Feldman in this installment.
A successful fashion designer moonlights as a seductive call-girl, an alter-ego created out of a curiosity for the kinky side of life.
Misc. Crew (feature film)
In the near future, violent crimes are down thanks to Gangster World, computer-run theme park in which patrons are encouraged to fulfill their darkest desires with androids without ever being in real danger. The park's owner orders his young, programming genius, Garland Widmark, to install a more ad
A divorced mother is horrified to learn that she is the victim of a high-tech stalker. Her problems begin with obscene E-mail, credit card tampering and phone taps that spiral out of control when the stalker focuses on her son. Suggested by real events.
A divorced mother is horrified to learn that she is the victim of a high-tech stalker. Her problems begin with obscene E-mail, credit card tampering and phone taps that spiral out of control when the stalker focuses on her son. Suggested by real events.
Three-part documentary examining the natural sources of explosive power and human attempts to understand, harness and focus these forces; the constructive uses of explosion, from blowing up old buildings to mining the earth to the use of explosions in Hollywood movies; behind the scenes with experts
Visual Effects (special)
A septuagenarian, hoping to make her husband jealous and reawaken his ardor, persuades an acquaintance to pretend they're having an affair.
Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)
Evil industrialist Drew Oslett, Jr., in an attempt to create a perfect warrior clone of a noted athlete, mistakenly takes a blood sample of Marty Stillwater, a writer, and creates Marty's double, code-name: Alfie. Years, late Alfie, a dead ringer for Marty, has become an efficient killing machine. B
Television movie that follows different individuals who are affected by mysterious illnesses when they return home from the Persian Gulf. Jim Tuite, a former Presidential Secret Service agent working for Senator Donald Riegle, not only discovers that many veterans are affected by Gulf War Syndrome,
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