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A true story of a young woman who is violently assaulted by a new acquaintance and whose fiance takes the law into his own hands.
A town unites to murder the local bully and then covers up the deed, while the county prosecutor is determined to uphold the law and seek out the killer.
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
Joanne Van Buren, a social worker, is concerned about a six-year-old boy who has twice run away from home. When the boy's father arrives to pick up his son, Joanne notices a radical personality change in the child. Suspecting that the boy has been sexually molested, she works to find the truth of th
Sentimental dramatization of Pete Gray's story. Keith Carradine (with one arm tied behind his back) plays the one-armed baseball player of the 1940s who not only realized his dream of playing in the major leagues (he was with the St. Louis Browns briefly) but inspired a handicapped youngster. Dennis
Three generations of the Robert Mitchum family united for this project, initially called "Fathering," with the veteran actor playing a dying rancher who decides to visit the family he had deserted thirty years earlier. His son Christopher, and Christopher's son, Bentley (in his acting debut), play h
Henry Soames owns a diner in the country. When his friends Willard and Callie learn that she is pregnant, Willard leaves her and disappears. Henry takes Callie in, sees her through the entire pregnancy, and the two of them fall in love and marry. Everything is fine until Willard returns and wants to
Dr. Michael Hfuhruhurr, the world's leading brain surgeon, grieves over the untimely death of his wife Rebecca. One night, while obsessing about Rebecca, he hits the lovely Dolores Benedict with his car. Michael operates on her and saves her life, unaware that she is a gold-digger looking for a new
To support her ailing coal miner father disabled with black lung disease, and her young son, a divorcee leaves her low-paying job as a waitress in the local diner to seek employment in the mines and struggles to retain her dignity while encountering harassment, humiliation, a near rape -- and expuls
In a film somewhat akin to Paul Newman's "Absence of Malice," Mike Farrell is an upstanding, law-abiding citizen whose life is shattered by TV reporter Teri Garr's story linking him with the sex murder of a young girl from whom he was seen buying cookies, and his voluntary cooperation with the polic
A U.S. Senator's ambitious aide falls head over heels for her boss' chief adversary, a high-powered lobbyist who happens to be married with a family, and becomes involved in a long-running affair. Pat Hingle replaced E.G. Marshall as the Senator.
Somewhat of a companion story to that of Bill Sackter, whose life Mickey Rooney dramatized in "Bill", this film chronicles the true-life drama of a woman who spent 30 years in a state asylum after being abandoned by her mother at thirteen, thought to be feeble-minded but later discovered to be handi
Old country traditions and values cause Ron Howard to honor the pleas of his brother (played by Mickey Rourke), a quadriplegic following a motorcycle accident, to end his life, and then to stand trial for first-degree murder after the mercy killing. Michael De Guzman's teleplay was inspired by Paige
While Greg is driving his sports car, he passes a woman on horseback, and after staring at her a little too long, crashes his car. The woman, Evelyn, is a doctor, so she attends to Greg on the scene, and before long, the two of them are involved in affair. When Greg's girlfriend and Evelyn's husband
Philo Beddoe lives with his crazy mother and his orangutan Clyde while trying to return to making a living as a bare-knuckle fighter. Philo is offered a contest with Jack Wilson who is the East Coast champion, and is sponsored by the Mafia. After Philo inadvertently saves Jack''s life, the match is in question, so the mob kidnaps Philo''s girlfriend to force him to go on with the fight, and Philo and Jack join forces against them.
Recently divorced Judy Bernly takes an office job and soon becomes pals with fellow secretaries Violet Newstead and Doralee Rhodes. Their boss is male chauvinist Franklin Hart Jr. , who is trying to land Doralee in bed. While smoking pot one night the women hatch a plan to take revenge on their crue
Gary Coleman's second TV movie stars him as an orphan yearning to become a boy scout and features not only a handful of former child stars of an earlier television age, here playing the parents of Coleman's fellow scouts, but also Pat O'Brien in his final screen role. It also was the last film for v
The dramatization, with contemporary feminist overtones, of the last few months in the life of the notorious Old West bandit queen, from the time she was burned out of her ranch in Texas where she is living with her Indian husband and her son by outlaw Jim Reed and daughter by Cole Younger to her be
A romantic gothic drama about a modern-day woman's journey into the past in a desperate attempt to change fate and save the life of her true love, a young artist she had fallen for at the turn of the century. Based on David Williams' novel, "Second Sight."
The story of gangster John Dillinger's mistress.
An affectionate biography of Presley from his boyhood through his spectacular rise to fame and ending with the Las Vegas nightclub appearance in 1969 that began Elvis' resurgence and his final epoch. Kurt Russell, cinematographer Donald M. Morgan, and makeup specialist Marv Westmore each won an Emmy
In a post-apocalyptic future, humankind is destroyed and the fantastic races of ancient legend emerge to repopulate the earth. In fulfillment of an ancient prophesy twin sons -- wizards -- are born to a queen of the faeries: one good, the other aggressively evil. They are destined to collide in a war that will destroy the new earth. Blackwolf, the evil son, is a deformed mutant and is cast out of the community. He seeks to rediscover the ancient technologies of warfare and destruction in order to gain his revenge and subjugate the free peoples of the earth. Avatar, the good son, is human and seeks a passive life of non-aggression in order to avoid responsibility for the bloodshed and despair prophesied. Blackwolf's disastrous attempts to assassinate his brother compell Avatar to marshal forces against Blackwolf, leading to the ultimate confrontation.
Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction. The drug-induced journeys he takes include spells as an astronaut, Hitler's psychiatrist, a courier travelling in hostile territory during a race war, and as a pupil of an Indian guru living in the sewers of New York.
A juror in a murder case comes to the conclusion that the wrong man is on trial, and then finds her own life threatened by the real killer -- her husband.
An animated feature which begins, ends and occasionally combines with, live-action filmed on location. A white dropout struggles to create comics and animated films, drawing inspiration from the harsh, gritty world around him. Still sharing his run-down apartment with his middle-aged parents, an oafish slob of an Italian father and a ditzy nut-case of a Jewish mother, he is ridiculed and looked down upon by his friends, hypocrites who run with violent gangs and the Italian Mafia, and a shallow Black girl who makes her living downtown with the pimps and pushers. This cartoonist gets a chance to pitch a film idea to a movie mogul, but the story proves too outrageous: a far-future Earth, destroyed by war and pollution, where a mutant antihero challenges and kills God. Complications ensue when the cartoonist's parents react in irrational ways to his various involvements.
After awaking from cryogenic suspension, a '70s man gets mixed up with a future revolution.
A sexy waitress becomes a housemother in a fraternity house and involves the college in a nationwide women's lib controversy. Gloria DeHaven, playing the ex-chorus girl wife of college president Van Johnson, replaced Ann Miller who in turn had replaced Cyd Charisse.
A pretty research doctor, suddenly widowed, is inveigled by a gruff street doctor to put away the mourning band and join him in his clinic in a Chicago slum area. The title role marked the end of Susan Hayward's long film career.
Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus.
A man poses as husband to his wife's best friend for one day that could turn into a lifetime.
A trio of young doctors face romantic problems while fighting to survive in a big city hospital.
Supposedly based on the short story by Ernest Hemingway. In this film noir, two hitmen want to find out why their latest victim (a race car driver!) "just stood there and took it" when they came to shoot him. Ronald Reagan plays a rich, double-crossing bad guy. A young Angie Dickinson (looking just like Ellen Barkin) plays the femme fatale.
Forced to leave their own planet when their sun collides with it, a group of aliens crash-land on Earth and establish a base in Witch Mountain. Later, two of its young members, Tia and Tony, leave the security of their colony to search for others of their kind. During their trek they befriend Jaso
The story of Alan Ozley, an artist for the Essex, Connecticut, "Register," a conservative, small-town newspaper, who dreams of becoming the political cartoonist. The program combines live-action with animation. Alan's thoughts and fantasies come to vivid life for him and the viewer through the use
The story of Father Peter Matthews, a young Episcopalian priest just beginning his tenure at a parish in the Greenwich Village section of New York. In the pilot episode, Father Matthews attempts to reform a young delinquent.
The story of Kelly Barnes, an attractive editorial assistant who works at the Manhattan offices of a magazine and lives in the suburbanesque outer reaches of the outer borough of Queens. Jeff Burrell is a young freelance writer who lives in Manhattan but longs for the tranquility of the country. The
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
This florid amalgam of a pair of novels by Lonnie Coleman about the Old South had ambitions to be the TV equivalent of "Gone With the Wind" in its telling of a young southern belle who becomes mistress of a magnificent plantation. Trouble-plagued throughout its production (the original director, Vir
Eisenhower the military man is the focus of this TV miniseries, his relationship with the other wartime leaders, and, very discreetly, his personal relationship with his driver, Kay Summersby. "Ike" came up with five Emmy Award nominations: Outstanding Cinematography (Part 2), Outstanding Film Editi
A fact-based drama, supposedly drawn from FBI files, detailing the story of three civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi in 1964 and the subsequent investigation leading to the conviction of seven Ku Klux Klansmen.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A three-part, six-hour miniseries based on Shana Alexander's book about a man whose obsession for pleasing his mother results in his killing his wealthy grandfather at her request. Based on a true-life case.
Young street-tough-turned-boxer struggles to reach the top while finding his romance with an attractive TV reporter is complicated by an incestuous relationship with his mother. This was Berenger's first important television role and offered a surprising change of pace for Pleshette in her being cas
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