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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.
"Our marriage, their wedding." It''s lesson number one for any newly engaged couple, and Lucia and Marcus are no exception. They learn the hard way that the path to saying "I do" can be rife with familial strife. When they return from college and too suddenly announce their marriage plans, they soon discover that their fathers - two highly competitive over-the-top egos - can wreak a major amount of havoc on their special day. With insults flying and tempers running high, it''s anyone''s guess if the alpha dads will survive to make it down the aisle in one piece. Lucia''s mother is busy planning the wedding of "her" dreams and the only levelheaded one in the bunch is Angela, the groom''s father''s best friend and lawyer, who manages to keep her cool when the madness reaches a crescendo. With only weeks to plan their wedding, Lucia and Marcus soon discover the true meaning of love and find there is truth to the saying - that when you marry someone, you marry their entire family.
In the small town of Norway, Iowa, everyone comes together for high school baseball. But life throws curve balls; and the passionate young players, rookie coach Kent Stock, and the hometown fans find that life's greatest challenges strike off the diamond. This is the true story of a coach who inspi
A talking dog named Spot fulfills his ultimate wish to become "a real boy" when he hooks up with a mad scientist, Dr. Ivan Krank. With the support of his family--his best friend and master, Leonard, and their mother, fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Helperman--Spot becomes a canine "guinea pig" in Krank's
Returning home from a championship game, a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders, and coaches become stranded on the infamous East 9 Highway in Poho County--only it's the cunning Creeper who has actually crippled their bus. As its 23 horrifying days of flesh-eating comes to an end, the C
Set many years after the original story, in London, during the WWII air raids, a follow-up to the original "Peter Pan" tale... Now Wendy is all grown up with children of her own, as the Blitzkrieg rages, she calms them with tales of Peter Pan, the boy who refused to grow up. Wendy's stubborn twelve-
Quasimodo, the protector of Notre Dame cathedral, continues to ring its bells, now accompanied by Zephyr, the young son of Phoebus and Esmeralda. When he spots Madellaine, the beautiful assistant of an evil magician, Sarousch, at a visiting circus, he falls in love with her instantly. As Sarousch
For the kids of Third Street School, there's only one thing better than recess, and that's summer vacation. It's been a long, hard year, and now, T.J. Detweiler is ready to play hard--he's got nothing to do except hang out with friends. T.J.'s plans go awry, however, when he finds out that all his p
Thanksgiving is celebrated by four families of different ethnic and economic backgrounds in contemporary Los Angeles. Flowing from table to table, kitchen to kitchen, each family cooks their meals and prepares for guests amidst swirling family tensions in the households of... Ronald, a spin doctor f
Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit and the ever-exuberent Tigger are busy preparing a suitable winter home for dismal donkey Eeyore. Everyone is into the effort except Tigger who is too playful to work. When Rabbit suggests Tigger go find some other "tiggers" to cavort with--at first,
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
Live-action musical-comedy that follows Baby Huey, a 7-foot tall, well-intended yet clumsy talking duck, as he befriends a young boy named Nick, his parents and friends, and amazes them with his ability to hit home runs, topple telephone poles or lift a truck with one hand. Despite the seedy bad guy
The misadventures of quirky 12-year-old Doug Funnie. Doug finds himself caught between saving the endangered "monster" of Lucky Duck Lake and his desire to take secret crush Patti Mayonnaise to the school dance. When Doug and his best pal Skeeter discover that the mythical monster is real, they also
After being infected during by an alien during a mission to Mars, an astronaut returns to Earth and seeks out his mate--the beautiful but deadly Sil. Astronaut Ross discovers that each time he has sex, the woman is impregated with an alien that kills her in childbirth. Sil wants to mate with Ross to produce a more perfect alien offspring, and the assassin hired to dispatch the aliens hopes that she will lead him to Ross and his violent offspring.
An elderly African-American woman, desperate to get her family out of the Chicago projects, sends them to live with her brother-in-law in Mississippi. Loretta isn't keen to go, as she drinks too much and the uncle lives in a dry county. Uncle Earl has enough on his plate already, as he has a struggl
Television movie based on the life of the model Gia, who died of AIDS in 1986 at the age of 26. Deals with drug use, the phenomenon of early fame, the relation of celebrity and beauty, the hedonism of the late 1970s and early 80s, and AIDS.
A fictional and comedic look into the behind-the-scenes of a highly controversial talk show which explores the human drama of the guests of a particular episode as they grapple with their complicated lives and foibles. Incest, adultery and love triangles may be taboo to some; but its all in a day's
Two Nevada deputies discover a truckload of cash from a drug deal gone bad.
John McDonald, an American trying to build low-cost housing in Saudi Arabia in 1977, is jailed by his Saudi partners, Fazza and Suliman, when the relationship sours. With his passport confiscated and unable to call on the U.S. government for help, he finds unexpected support from Dennis, an American
Drama set in 1957, Bronx, New York. John Williams is an African-American criminal defense attorney. His older brother, Charles, is a police officer who has worked his way up in the white establishment. His younger brother, Eddie, is a jazz musician involved in the beginnings of the civil rights move
Tom has taken a job with his uncle as an armoured car courier. They currently have $3 million entrusted to their care when they are caught in the rising waters of the Mississippi during a major flood. Jim is a career criminal who hopes to get out of crime by pulling off one last job: stealing the $3 million. His plan goes terribly wrong when Tom refuses to do the easy thing and give up the money. However, both face the sheriff of the small town who has plans of his own for the cash.
Sandra is a femme fatale obsessed with the songs of The Sound of Music. Behind her saccharine exterior, she is carrying on an affair with her husband''s brother Ben, and likes using handcuffs on him during their trysts. When Ben dies mysteriously, a cynical police detective must investigate a sleazy web of deceit.
An ambitious beautician from Queens, who has aspirations way above her working-class origins becomes a tutor for an ill-mannered monarch from the mythical Eastern European country of Slovetzia.
A graduate student and a Chicago cop try to solve a series of murders, leading them to New York City's Museum of Natural History and specific objects from a doomed expedition.
Forensic detective and best-selling crime author Alex Cross is cool and professional about his work, passionate and protective about his family. A widower with a teenage son and a daughter, the bonds of blood are all important to him. So when his niece Naomi turns up missing from her college campus in North Carolina, Cross knows he must apply his formidable investigative skills to search for her. But unlike his previous cases, this one is personal and there''s no room for error. Arriving in Durham, where the antebellum ruins of the Old South meets the modern buildings of the New South''s Research Triangle, Cross learns a special Task Force Officer is already operating and that Naomi isn''t the only victim. Seven other girls are missing and two bodies have been found, with a note left at the second murder scene signed "Cassanova." Cross receives only gruging cooperation from the local detectives who are wary of big city specialists and view Cross'' investigation as unwelcome infringement.
An ex-Las Vegas showgirl and single mother living in Reno works part-time in a gift store to put herself through college and raise her diabetic son. By night she leads a secret life, cruising the strip and turning tricks to supplement her meager income. When she is violently beaten during a disastro
Trapped inside an enchanted opal since 12th-century Persia, an ancient evil known as the Djinn grants a person a secret wish in exchange for his soul. When the djinn is accidentally released from his prison, he seeks out Alexandra, the woman he holds responsible for his freedom, and grants her three
It's 16 years after Snake Plissken's rescue of the President in New York. Now, a different President is in power, and declares the United States to be a land of moral superiority: no smoking, no red meat, no freedom of religion and no unapproved marriages. A massive earthquake has hit Los Angeles, l
Set in Buckley, Washington, the story opens during the final days of the state gubernatorial race as candidate Al Donnelly makes a campaign stop in his hometown. Al''s younger brother, Mike, a well-meaning underachiever, is hell-bent on doing his brother proud, but despite his best intentions, something always goes wrong. Donnelly''s advisors decide that Mike needs a "handler" to keep an eye on him during the final days of the campaign. Enter Steve Dodds, a lowly aide on the campaign team, who is to keep Mike under wraps. Al''s opponent, the incumbent Governor Evelyn Tracy, takes full advantage of Mike''s gaffes to bolster her own campaign--even if it means setting Mike up on purpose. When Dodd''s attempts to keep Mike under control fail, and Mike''s escapades continue to make front page news, the pair is dispatched to a dilapidated cabin in the woods to sit out the final days before the election. While in the woods, the guys encounter any number of challenges--both natural and unnatural.
Karen McCann is a happily married mother of two with a satisfying job and good friends. Life is rewarding; her world makes sense. Karen has played by the rules, and she lives secure in the assumption that things always turn out for the best. Suddenly, however, her safe, ordered existence is shattere
A man impersonating Carol Brady''s first husband schemes to get his hands on a priceless family heirloom. Questions then arise about the legality of Mike and Carol''s marriage, and the relationship between the Brady brothers and sisters. As Carol is torn between her two "husbands," Mike struggles to hold the family together and Alice cooks more meatloaf.
Deep in the jungled island of Bengalla lies four centuries-old secrets the outer world only suspects exist. The Skulls of Touganda--one of gold, another of silver, and the third of rare green jade--are ancient relics of incalculable value, and extraordinary power. According to legend, they harbor an
A con artist who can't fathom the idea of an honest day's work, Tom Turner has tried every scam in the book. Then, while trying to pay off a gambling debt, he gets arrested attempting to sell tickets on an airline that hasn't flown since the '80s! Sentenced by a judge to get a job or go to jail, Tom
Bowen, a young knight dedicated to the Old Code of Honor of King Arthur, serves his queen by tutoring her son Einon in ethics, morality and swordsmanship. The king is slain during a massacre of rebellious villagers, and a peasant girl causes Einon to fall on a wooden stake which impales his heart. B
After two divorces, sci-fi novelist John Henderson realizes that if he doesn't straighten out his relationship with his mother, Beatrice, he is never going to be able to make it work with other women in his life. To this end, he moves back home and tries to figure out exactly where everything went w
A black crack addict's baby is adopted by a white social worker and her husband. But when the addict cleans up and wants her child back, the adoptive parents fight to keep her.
Los Angeles, 1999. The government's Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Center has developed a prototype for the ultimate police training device. A virtual reality simulator utilizes the latest artificial intelligence technology to test users' skills as they pursue the computer-generated criminal
An expedition to a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa unexpectedly brings primatologist Peter Elliot and Travicom Project Supervisor Karen Ross to a place where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. Unlikely partners, Peter is the guardian of Amy, a remarkable gorilla he wants t
This film version of the beloved ''70s sitcom finds Carol and Mike Brady, their three daughters and three sons, and trusted maid Alice living in an L.A. suburb in 1995. Even though the days of double knits and Astroturf are over, the Bradys are oblivious to the changes around them, and seventies values still reign supreme in their household. Not completely immune to the stress of the ''90s, though, they have just one week to come up with $20,000 in back taxes, or lose their home to a scheming neighbor, Mr. Ditmeyer.
When Stuart Smalley tangles with his "rage-aholic" station manager, he loses his public access TV show. This triggers one of his characteristic "shame spirals," and things go from bad to worse when a favorite old aunt dies, leaving a meager inheritance, which prompts Stuart to return home to Minneap
Maximillian is a member of an exclusive race that legend has called Nosferatu, the undead, the vampire. He knows no mercy and has no regret. He can transform himself in a thousand different ways. Max has ventured to New York City in search of Rita Veder, an NYPD detective who is unaware of their uni
David Corelli is an ambitious assistant district attorney in San Francisco. While attending a black tie affair as the guest of his college friends Matt Gavin, a prominent lawyer, and his wife Trina Gavin, a clinical psychologist, David is called to the scene of a murder: the San Francisco home of a
On a normal afternoon for accountant Gene Watson, the minutes and hours pass with little notice or concern. Not today. He is about to experience the sort of drama that holds morbid fascination when splashed across the news. Random chance has just placed him in one of those horrific, incredulous situ
When Tommy Callahan graduates triumphantly after seven years of college with a D+ average and returns to Sandusky, Ohio, to learn the family business, no one is prouder than his father, Big Tom--or more surprised than his hometown. Callahan Auto Parts is the lifeblood of the town, so when Big Tom takes a new bride, young Tommy finds himself confronted with buyout attempts and intrigue. It becomes clear that the only way to save the plant and the town rests squarely on Tommy''s round shoulders. Hopelessly oafish, Tommy enlists the reluctant aid of Big Tom''s former righthand man, Richard Hayden. Together, the two hit the road. And the road hits back.
Axel Foley is back in California following up on clues in a murder investigation, which leads him to the criminal underbelly of a popular amusement park known as Wonderworld.
An astronomical phenomenon bridging different time frames brings face-to-face the two famous captains of the Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard and Captain Kirk, in the 24th century. Operating as a united front, both captains attempt to destroy an alien who has been demolishing civilizations in search of a
Jack Traven, an L.A.P.D. SWAT team specialist, is sent to defuse a bomb that a revenge-driven extortionist has planted on a moving bus. But until he does, Jack and one of the passengers must keep the bus speeding through the streets of Los Angeles at more than 50 miles per hour or the bomb will expl
The story of a covert war waged against Colombian drug lords by the Central Intelligence Agency.
A young country singer tries to make it in Nashville.
Extra-terrestrial family the Coneheads come to Earth to take over, but wind up stranded here. They are forced to adapt to American life.
Based on the true story of an Arizona man who claims he was abducted by a UFO in the 1970s.
A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.
A new apartment brings a new life of passion and murder to a literary editor, in this voyeuristic love triangle.
Wayne and Garth continue to host their late-night cable-access TV show, but the former yearns to accomplish something more with his life. Suddenly, a vision comes to him--he''ll stage a marathon rock concert known as Waynestock!
A struggling yuppie couple is offered $1,000,000 to let another man sleep with the wife.
A traveling evangelist con-man faces a crisis when he must perform a miracle for a handicapped boy.
A penal colony and its inhabitants, a religious brotherhood of ex-convicts, is infiltrated by an alien when a ship carrying Ripley crash lands there.
The story of a successful marketing executive who searches for the "perfect" woman. When he finally falls in love, it's with the one woman in his life who rejects him.
Film based on the skit from NBC's "Saturday Night Live." Wayne and Garth are happy broadcasting their goofy show out of a basement, but when a sleazy network executive comes calling, they'll have to decide whether they want money and fame or they want to keep their souls.
Vacationing with his wife and daughter in London, former CIA agent Jack Ryan steps in to stop the assassination of an English minister, killing a terrorist in the process. The terrorist's brother also happens to be an IRA radical and stalks Ryan back to the United States for revenge. A high-stakes g
The story of one family''s adventure on an old rickety boat under the command of a crazed captain.
Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
A police detective connects a series of brutal murders and falls in love with the killer's next victim; a young, blind woman he has sworn to protect.
The story of two young brothers who escape from the harsh realities of life and abuse by their stepfather through fantasy.
Pseudo-terrorists try to destroy the solar-energy resources of the United States.
A baseball scout searches for a talented pitcher in the farm leagues to bring up to the majors.
A butcher living in New York City marries a country girl who is a clairvoyant. When her powers are discovered, they have a profound effect on the people in their neighborhood.
A nursing home patient spins a tale of friendship against all odds.
Ghoulish laughs abound in this darkly comic gem. Based on the classic television show, Raul Julia and Angelica Huston star as the deliciously creepy Gomez and Morticia Addams, with Christina Ricci standing out as their daughter Wednesday. When Christopher Lloyd shows up, claiming to be the long-lost
Peace talks between the Federation and the evil Klingons go awry.
Johnny is fresh out of jail and working at a diner when he spots tough-as-nails waitress Frankie. Johnny is determined to woo her, but the emotionally battered Frankie fights him all the way.
The goings on behind the scenes at a daytime soap opera.
LA private eye Mike Church thinks he has seen it all until he takes on the case of Grace, a mystery woman suffering from amnesia and flashbacks to a murder than happened in the 40s. Church brings in a hypnotist and finds himself immersed in two cases separated by decades that may have a supernatural
A romantic comedy about a cartoonist who wants to be a father.
Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) certainly appears to have all the right moves both on and off the stock car racing track. His natural talent catches the attention of Tim Dolan (Randy Quaid) who offers him a sponsorship. Grizzled NASCAR veteran Harry Hogge (Robert Duvall) comes on board to smooth out Cole''s rough edges and Dr. Claire Lewicki (Nicole Kidman) provides the romance. All Cole needs to do is to discover a little humility. That happens after a track accident makes him rethink his place in the world. Back on the track, Cole brings home the trophy. Plenty of fast-paced race car action in this Tony Scott directed flick.
The story is set in 1979 when, before retiring, an aging Michael Corleone tries to go legitimate by entering respectable real estate and communications deals, but is slowly drawm back into the world of organized crime against his will.
Follow up to 1989''s "Look Who''s Talking."
This is one of the most romantic films ever made. Ironically, most of the genuine love communicated between Sam (Patrick Swayze) and his wife Molly (Demi Moore) has to go through wacky psychic Oda Mae (Whoopi Goldberg). That''s because Sam is a ghost and Oda Mae is the only person who can talk to him. Sam wants to warn Molly about the danger she is in from his killer Carl (Tony Goldwyn), but has to get the goods on him first. This is the film that reminds you never to take love for granted and how much fun pottery can be.
Sequel to Roman Polanski's 1974 film "Chinatown." It is eleven years later and private eye J J Gittes becomes entangled in a murder and conspiracy scheme, stemming from the real estate deal that was part of the original film's plot.
A Russian commander decides to defect, taking Russia's newest nuclear sub with him. CIA agent Jack Ryan must track him down.
Story of a horse racing gambler who hits the jackpot.
The Creed family settles into their idyllic home in the countryside only to discover that it sits next door to a pet cemetery - built on an ancient Indian burial ground. Their mysterious new neighbor, Jud Crandall, hides the cemetery''s darkest secret...until a family tragedy brings the secret to life. Now, an unthinkable evil is about to be resurrected.
Jive with two of Hollywood''s greatest funnymen in this cool comedy caper! Written and directed by Eddie Murphy, "Harlem Nights" (1989) co-stars all-time great Richard Pryor, as these two comic geniuses head back into the 1930s in this action-packed adventure. Murphy is Quick, Pryor is Sugar Ray, and the two run a sleek Harlem gambling house filled with gorgeous gals and smooth-talking card sharps. Quick and Ray soon discover they have an adversary in gangster Bugsy Calhoun, who wants the club for himself, and is using a corrupt cop and an alluring femme fatale to do the dirty work for him. But the streetwise father and son are not easily duped, and instead hatch a plan to teach the mobster a lesson he''ll never forget.
Tough cops Nick Conklin and Charlie Vincent break up a Yakuza crime ring in New York and escort a Japanese killer back to his home country. The criminal escapes, and the two detectives are forced to team up with the Tokyo police to track him down. Along the way, they find themselves drawn ever deepe
A busy executive ends up being his father's caretaker.
A general and a physicist work together on the most powerful weapon ever created by man during World War II. J. Robert Oppenheimer and Gen. Leslie R. Groves butt heads as they work side by side on the top-secret Manhattan Project that will introduce nuclear weapons into a war-weary world.
A new U.S.S. Enterprise must battle a rogue Vulcan and his army of castoffs in this thrilling sci-fi adventure. When Spock's half-brother Sybok steals the Enterprise to launch an obsessive search for a Supreme Being, Kirk, Bones, Uhura and the rest of the Starfleet crew must do whatever it takes to
The Vietnam war as seen through the eyes of an Army cameraman, and the six soldiers whose maneuvers he records.
In the last days of World War II, a British captain is parachuted into Borneo to organize resistance against the Japanese. In order to accomplish his mission, he must deal with an American who has made himself almost a God in the eyes of the local inhabitants.
A dumb cop tries to thwart a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
In crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop is rebuilt as a powerful machine, code named Robocop.
Former Army intelligence operative Matt Hunter retired from duty to take care of his young sister and grandfather on their Louisiana farm after his parents were killed. One of his best friends, Larry Richards, is running for the Senate in Louisiana. But as an African American, Larry is met with viol
Documentary that explores the natural history of the Sahara. The Sahara is a place of extremes, where searing heat, piercing cold, merciless drought and violent winds conspire to test the creatures that make the world's largest desert their home. Covering more than 3000 miles, the Sahara is as diver
A rebellious high school student slowly realizes his deep attachment to his parents after returning home and discovering they have run away.
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