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A young ex-convict named Skip takes a position as a night janitor at an Old West theme park. His supervisor Archie teaches him the ropes, but more importantly attempts to convey critical philosophical messages through a series of four stories revolving around the mysterious locker 13: A down and out
Clyde Shelton is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice, a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assigned to the case. Over his objections, Nick is forced by his boss to offer one of the suspects a light sentence in exchange for testifying against his accomplice. Fast forward ten years. The man who got away with murder is found dead and Clyde Shelton coolly admits his guilt. Then he issues a warning to Nick: Either fix the flawed justice system that failed his family, or key players in the trial will die. Soon Shelton follows through on his threats, orchestrating from his jail cell a string of spectacularly diabolical assassinations that can be neither predicted nor prevented. Philadelphia is gripped with fear as Shelton''s high-profile targets are slain one after another and the authorities are powerless to halt his reign of terror. Only Nick can stop the killing, and to do so he must outwit this brilliant sociopath in a harrowing contest of wills in which even the smallest misstep means death. With his own family now in Shelton''s crosshairs, Nick finds himself in a desperate race against time facing a deadly adversary who seems always to be one step ahead.
Follows two days in the life of the Postal Dude, in the regrettably named town of Paradise. Just when he thinks he has hit rock bottom, things get worse. Sharing a trailer with his ever-expanding wife, Bitch, Dude is in a bad way. After a humiliating job interview and a nearly lethal trip to the we
It's a 1959, and Broadway is buzzing with some of the theater world's biggest names. Producer Max Bialystock, however, is no longer one of them. One day, mousy accountant Leo Bloom shows up at Bialystock's office to do his books and innocently remarks that a dishonest man could make more money produ
A laid-back Los Angeles bowler named Jeff Lebowski, nicknamed "The Dude", is beaten up by thugs who let him know that his wife owes money to Jackie Treehorn. One problem remains; The Dude has never been married and has never heard of Jackie Treehorn. Realizing the situation is a case of mistaken ide
A brilliant teenage girl discovers a powerful crystal while in the Bahamas. Unbeknownst to her, it is being sought by various forces of good and evil who are trying to control the world.
Fresh off the bus from Iowa, Joe is just trying to make it in New York, but he''s got no job, he''s got no girl and, worst of all, he''s got no place to live. However, life''s about to change for Joe. He finds an apartment--a slummy, squalid, seedy little box of a place, but it''s a pad he can call his own... or so he thinks. It seems that not all of the apartment''s former tenants have packed up and moved away. Joe discovers that he''s living with 50,000 roommates, an army of six-legged "go-go-go" Joe supporters, a veritable nation of roaches, there to stand arm-in-arm-in-arm-in-arm-in-arm-in-arm with their guy Joe in his times of need--whether he likes it or not. And what''s more, these roaches don''t just think and talk... they dance and sing! They''re around to teach Joe what life''s really all about in the big city: sex, bugs and rock ''n'' roll.
The vegetarian son of a fast-food mogul agrees to make a cross-country promotional tour for his father's Burger World eateries; until he makes a detour to embark upon his own personal journey of self-discovery.
When an unsuccessful talent agent discovers a charismatic twelve year-old street urchin and lands her a lucrative commercial career, they develop a love/hate relationship.
Michael J. Fox hosts this documentary featuring film clips and rare behind-the-scenes footage that traces superstar James Cagney''''s rise to the top.
A television movie airing as part of the "Columbo" series of telefilms for "The ABC Saturday Mystery." Columbo tries to prove the flamboyant owner of a men's magazine murdered his business partner -- a woman who had once been his lover. He has evidence of murder, but the woman's body can't be found;
A movie about the life of celebrated photographer Margaret Bourke-White, from the late 1920s through the 1930s and ''40s, when she was making a name for herself at "Life" Magazine. It also focuses on her relationship with acclaimed writer Erskine Caldwell and how she sacrificed that relationship for a career.
Harrison Ford plays a doctor caught in a web of intrigue and violence in Roman Polanski''s gripping suspense thriller "Frantic" (1988). When his wife disappears on a Paris vacation, Dr. Richard Walker (Ford) is thrust into a chaotic world of lies, drug dealers, espionage and murder. To rescue the woman he loves, he''ll have to become everything he hates. With Betty Buckley and Emmanuelle Seigner.
A retired scout and Indian fighter joins forces with his estranged son to track down a murderous religious fanatic.
Ted Danson was both star and co-executive producer of this adaptation of Jonathan Kellerman's Edgar Allan Poe Award-winning mystery novel about a child psychologist's obsessive investigation into a series of murders that leads to a group of wealthy and powerful men. Danson plays the doctor, Richard
Story of how Santa Claus came to be comes to the present when one of his elves, upset over a bad batch of toys, ends up in New York City working for a ruthless toy manufacturer. Santa must them come to his rescue.
A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman now working the lonely hearts desk, whose wife is on the edge of senility. A joyous romantic comedy played with flair by the two leads. Mary Tyler Moor
Mariette Hartley won an Emmy Award nomination for her portrayal of Candy Lightner, the California woman who spearheaded the drive for national anti-drunk driver legislation after her own young daughter became a hit-and-run victim. The film itself was Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Drama Special.
Sci-fi pilot, filmed in 1977 as "The Final Eye," about the last private detective on Earth, who is hired to find a missing scientist in the year 1996, last seen by his daughter on Eden Isle, the utopian paradise he founded.
Susan Blakely leads a rebellion among her sister factory workers for equal rights by forming a company football team for women and hires down-on-his-luck coach Eddie Albert to make them winners. Singer Waylon Jennings made his TV acting debut (although he had appeared periodically as The Balladeer on "The Dukes of Hazzard").
Two college students spend their summers working as senior waiters at Camp Oskemo in upstate New York. When they are not serving spoiled children, they spend their time pursuing the female counselors, engage in their annual war with the junior waiters, and cause whatever mayhem they can devise aroun
A raucous political race results in the comeback of the wild ways of the Bandit, again pursued by arch enemy Sheriff Buford T Justice.
The government fakes a Mars landing then sets out to kill the astronauts involved.
A comedy Western about a turn-of-the-century lady investigator who goes to the wide-open spaces to capture a gang of outlaws led by a charming Robin Hood of the plains, leading a band of dispossessed ranchers against a stuffy English land baron who has cheated them out of their property.
Rudy Valentine is a baker in 1920s Milwaukee. After entering a Hollywood talent search for the new Rudolph Valentino, Rudy and his wife Annie go out to Hollywood where they hope he will get a screen test. But once there, Annie falls in love with the real Valentino. Jealous of the romantic star, Rudy
Through an improbable series of events and an impossibly bungled supermarket hold-up, down on their luck con men Matt and Wilbur find themselves working with the Miami police force. As they patrol the streets of the city, their main job becomes trying to break the hold of the city's street gangs, including one group of teens in old movie-gangster style clothes, led by a kid named Geronimo who dresses in full Indian warrior regalia.
Muhammad Ali risks his championship status by speaking out against the Vietnam War.
There is an affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, not only has kidnapped the son of his (Holmes') long-time love, actress Irene Adler, but also has hatched a scheme to steal
A pioneer family pulls up stakes, packs its belongings and heads west for the rewards of free land and a freer life. The series that followed this pilot film ran briefly from September to December 1977.
Two ocean-oriented adventurers set sail in search of a man-killing great white shark.
A U.S. Marshall tries to bring in a captured outlaw during a treacherous train ride.
After being paroled, Bobby Lee Dixon returns to Georgia, to his girlfriend Ruthie, and her father who has a job in his garage waiting for him. But Bobby does not want to be a car mechanic, preferring to take Ruthie with him to Mexico. The only thing standing in their way is a lack of money, so Bobby
A pilot film about a fugitive gunfighter, disguised as a preacher, who is faced with defending townspeople at the mercy of a crooked land baron.
A black sheriff takes on a corrupt town boss and a sultry saloon singer.
During a severe heat wave, the courageous determination of a young husband and his pregnant wife ultimately inspires the survivors in a mountain town to unite in an effort to save a life.
A police lieutenant tackles corruption when his best friend is killed.
A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in white sheets aren't intent on holding a fair and impartial trial, Garth takes to the woods as the Klansmen lynching party hunts him down.
An aging outlaw helps a young half-breed learn the ropes.
In this pilot for the short-lived "Tenafly" series with McEachin (1973-74), a potpourri of slice-of-life comedy and straight-ahead detective mystery, a black private eye investigates the murder of a radio talk-show host's wife.
In his TV movie debut, a pilot to his subsequent short-lived series (1973-74), James Stewart is a homespun West Virginia lawyer who defends an heiress charged with three murders. Strother Martin, as his cracker-barrel sheriff cousin and legman, also appeared in the series.
Rural killers threaten a young married couple.
A comedy drama about a New York cop who retires to his small ranch in the West and is reluctantly drawn into a local case of an Indian accused of killing a sheriff with a bow and arrow. This pilot for a series that never materialized looked suspiciously like a reworking of "McCloud" in reverse.
Civil War draft dodgers head West to build new lives as outlaws.
One of the most critically acclaimed of all made-for-TV movies, and one of the most watched, this was a finely told and acted story of Brian Piccolo, running back for the Chicago Bears, his lasting rivalry and friendship with fellow player Gale Sayers, and his losing battle with cancer. The film was
Joe Baker has a dream. He wants to do 'something big.' When he needs a Gatling gun to accomplish this, he seeks out a black marketeer. The price he wants for the gun? A woman! So Baker kidnaps a woman off of the stagecoach, only to find that she is the wife of the commandant of the local Cavalry detachment. Things get further complicated when a girl named Dover McBride shows up. She has come to force Baker to marry her and return east, as he promised to do four years earlier.
When an ex-con tries to open a general store, a corrupt prison official and banker try to get in the way.
A bittersweet tale of a newly divorced man trying to find a place for himself in the world of swinging singles.
This was the pilot movie for "The Waltons" (which began its long run in September 1972), recounting the events of one day -- Christmas Eve, 1933 -- in the lives of a rural American mountain family. Later called "The Homecoming -- A Christmas Story," it won a Christopher Award as well as Emmy nominat
Wheelchair-bound Ironside and cop-turned-priest Sarge Swanson team up to solve a series of murders among the clergy in this second pilot to Kennedy's "Sarge" show which ran for several months in late 1971.
After getting out of the army, a young man wants a chance to perform on a local TV talent show. Waiting for that chance, he travels to NYC and back experiencing many adventures including falling in love on a bus.
A Civil War veteran searches for the traitor behind a friend's death.
Black Like Me is the true account of John Griffin's experiences when he passed as a black man. John Horton takes treatments to darken his skin and leaves his home in Texas to travel throughout the South. At one stop, Horton encounters a black shoe shine man, Burt Wilson, who befriends him and shows him how to "act right" so that he can fit more easily into the African American culture. It is through Wilson that Horton learns the art of shining shoes. Most of his encounters with whites are quite degrading and disturb him. As a hitchhiker, John meets several white men who refer to black men and women in disparaging ways which angers John. Throughout the movie, John is harassed and persecuted by whites without reason. In one of his many stops throughout the South, John finds himself on a park bench sitting by a white woman. A white man walks by and says, "You'd better find another place to sit." Even though he had a college degree, menial jobs were all that he could find. John meets Frank Newcomb whose son, Tom, is arrested for some civil rights demonstrations. John tells Tom about his "passing for black" in the South, and Tom becomes enraged. Tom feels that John could have served the plight of the black man in the South better as a white man. Frank asks John if people would believe the story. Tom says, "I don't know, but I'll tell them."
A look at clips from classic holiday movies. Also celebrities recall their favorite Christmas movie moments.
Special chronicles two bird migrations, live from two continents. The program also features reports by American and British naturalists and correspondents. In New Mexico, cameras capture the arrival of tens of thousands of Greater Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese at the Bosque del Apache National Wild
A special featuring a music and comedy salute to country comedian Minnie Pearl.
A comedy pilot for an unsold ABC series. When a racetrack opens nearby a formerly posh resort hotel, it brings in an entirely new type of clientele to the neighborhood.
An "ABC Afterschool Specials" presentation about an angel's efforts to save a pretty but lonely 17-year-old from committing suicide.
A comedy special poking fun at the Super Bowl, its players, and its fans.
A special featuring a music and comedy salute to country comedian Minnie Pearl.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Bette Davis is a New England schoolteacher, put out to pasture after 50 years of dedicated service, who sets out to rediscover her family -- large enough to keep a soap opera going for years -- only to discover that the town that bears the family name and her home for her lifetime is threatened with extinction by certain members of the clan who are in cahoots with a land developer. Davis'' real-life grandson, J. Ashley Hyman, made his acting debut in this four-hour drama as the young neighbor boy she takes on her extended trip.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries based on the true story of a husband who brutally murdered his wife and the custody battle waged by her sister for the couple's infant son.
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