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Story about Red Sox pitcher William "Bill" Lee, the wild and irreverent player who changed major league baseball in the 1970s.
In the tradition of UNDERWORLD and DISTRICT 9, all of Manhattan is quarantined when the "Lupine virus" spreads like wildfire, turning innocent civilians into ravenous wolves. Nothing short of a nuclear blast can stop the monstrous virus.
Five interwoven stories about how everlasting bonds of love and family can overcome life's most challenging hurdles.
Sam Doonby, a mysterious drifter, steps off a Greyhound bus and is suddenly the talk of a small Texas town. He quickly finds work at Leroy's Country Blues Bar, where his musical talent makes him a small-town star, attracting the attention of the beautiful but spoiled Laura Reaper. Sam always seems t
Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing to save them - because in good times and hard time
When her father unexpectedly falls terminally ill, Jessica "Jesse" Brown returns home for the first time in more than a decade and is asked to become the new Pastor.
Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique method of killing her prey, a power-tool wielding
A private detective in New Mexico is hired by a man to bodyguard a visiting celebrity from an overzealous fan. The celebrity turns out to be Elvis--determined to keep a low profile--and the fan turns out to be a sleazy tabloid reporter--determined to break the story that the King is still alive. The
Ray Dokes returns from jail to discover the rural landscape of his childhood transformed. Determined to stay out of trouble, he heads to the farm of his old friend Pete Culpepper, a crusty Texas cowboy, who trains losing racehorses and whose debts are growing faster than his corn. Sonny Stanton, gam
Barkley Michaelson is in a deep life rut. He's struggling to finish his PHD thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Barkley and his mother, Sarah, a renowned forensic psychiatrist, now have the ill-fortune of living with a man-eating monster whose phil
A horror, gore anthology that follows three terrifying inner-city tales, all involving the residents of a violent neighborhood, whose actions in this life determine their destination in the afterlife.
Frank has been consumed by grief over his wife's death. But everything changes when he pulls over on a rural highway to help a dying stranger entangled in a car wreck. En route to fulfill a forty-year promise to his childhood sweetheart, the stranger shares a compelling tale of adolescent love rep
Francis Allen Sledgewick, AKA Frank Sledge, is a dancer turned martial arts action star whose rise to fame and fortune caused him to lose his sense of what is truly important in life. Only by rediscovering his true self can he attempt a comeback.
Based on a true story, a former parole officer devotes her life to mentoring the high school kids of parents who have been imprisoned. The story follows her uphill battle to help the kids in the face of numerous obstacles and her willingness to sacrifice everything for the program she helped create.
Based on the Obie award winning play written by and starring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, a tale that recounts his childhood growing up in a boarding house in Lackawanna, New York that was run by an incredible woman.
FBI Agent Gracie Hart became an overnight media sensation after she successfully disarmed a threat against the Miss United States Pageant while working undercover as a contestant. But things haven''t been going so well for her lately. Reeling from a broken romance and frustrated to find her newfound fame is jeopardizing the undercover work she loves, Gracie reluctantly let her boss, Agent McDonald, talk her into serving the Bureau in the only way now possible: coifed and styled for the talk show circuit as "the face of the FBI." Capitalizing on the greatest PR coup in agency history, the FBI presses their new poster girl into a while of photos ops where she re-enacts her pageant exploits to an adoring public, with the help of her personal stylist Joel to smooth her rougher edges.
Because of a misunderstanding on his part, Clifford the Dog thinks his huge appetite threatens his owners' financial well-being--so Cifford and his three canine pals join a traveling carnival. Their goal is to enter a contest that will guarantee Clifford a lifetime supply of his favorite doggy snack
In the small town of Seacliff, Washington, a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race begins to find him before he harms himself. M.J. Jensen,
Captain John Prescott, a 747 pilot, learns a deadly nerve gas device has been planted on board his plane. The device is set to explode before the jet can reach the nearest landing strip. Providing assistance to help land the plane safely are co-pilot Kim McGee, bomb expert Danny Gorlin and retired p
After botching up an undercover assignment involving Russian mobsters, less-than-graceful FBI Agent Gracie Hart is placed on desk duty. However, when a terrorist, known only as The Citizen, threatens to disrupt the Miss America pageant, Gracie, unfortunately, is the only agent attractive enough to go undercover posing as Miss New Jersey.
A college professor runs into trouble when he becomes penpals with a female convict. When she escapes, he decides to help her. Claiming she is innocent of murdering her lover's wife, the professor becomes entwined in an increasingly twisted mystery.
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-
Mitch McKinley wakes up one day to realize that he is unfulfilled in his job as an advertising executive and that he has always dreamed of playing golf on the pro circuit. Middle age hasn't helped Mitch's feeling that life is passing him by and when he unexpectedly loses his job, he decides to try o
Drawn to an African marine research center to investigate a colleagues death at the hands of a hammerhead shark, a marine biologist arrives at a horrifying conclusion: the area's sharks are killing for pleasure. The locals fear that demons are possessing the creatures, but the scientist suspects his
Ten years after faking his death, decorated fighter pilot Turner leads a team into a military compound and steals a Stealth bomber. Joining forces with an arms dealer who has taken control of a nuclear sub, Turner wants big bucks, or he'll bomb targets in the United States. His former Air Force budd
An unidentified flying object comes across the radar of a low-profile government satellite and is determined to be headed towards a remote town. A top-secret team specifically trained to deal with such alien encounters, known as the Interceptors, are dispatched by the military to handle the situati
In the early Fifties, a black minister arrives in Vermont to become pastor in a small town. When a lone drifter is found murdered in the town's environs, the minister is charged with the crime. A young white lawyer, the town's local hero, steps in to defend him and thereby risks his reputation.
Working backwards from the moment of crisis, a gunman indiscriminately firing at anyone who moves within his range, this story tracks the twisting path of a man pushed to his limits as well as the converging stories of the unrelated characters that become his victims.
When he finds his pop-star sister dead of an apparent drug overdose, a young music industry hot-shot suspects his boss and mentor may be behind the crime.
The Russian Mafia are after a stolen piece of high-tech software that's the key to counterfeiting millions in cash.
A Las Vegas nightclub owner comes to the rescue of a woman being viciously attacked in his club.
Clover, a young African-American girl, has difficulty coping with the death of her father Gaten, which has left her in the care of Sara Kate, her white stepmother. Despite protests from Clover's two aunts, Everleen and Katie, Sara Kate is determined to mother Clover in the way Gaten would have wante
A five-man Delta Force commando team faces ruthless terrorists armed with an ebola virus strain.
Myopic millionaire Mr. Quincy Magoo accidentally takes possession of a cache of stolen gems and becomes the target of evil culprits. Despite their efforts, however, Magoo consistently escapes unharmed and remains oblivious to the dangers that surround him. Magoo ultimately nabs the villains with the help of his nephew Waldo and his trusting bulldog Angus.
Adopted into an African-American family, Julian, a young man of Chinese heritage, is accepted into the Lee family and grows up as part of a tight-knit community in Atlanta. When his father dies, Julian is left with the responsibility of raising his younger African-American brother Perry. The two boy
A teenage girl, struggling with a pregnancy and an alcoholic adoptive father, embarks on journey to find her biological mother with the help of a guardian angel.
Late night workers at a New York City diner fight over a $6 million dollar lottery ticket left behind by a deceased customer.
Movie about Isaiah Turner, an adventurous farmboy whose quest to avenge his parents'' death sets him on a journey where he encounters an array of fictional and historical characters, ultimately becoming a self-assured gunslinger known as the Cherokee Kid. The story is narrated by The Cherokee Kid''s supportive sidekick, Juan Nepomuceno Cortina.
For years, Jake Thorn, a storm chaser in the Texas Panhandle, has been trying to guess when twisters will strike before they actually do. Then, his former meteorology professor, Dr. Warren Branson, comes to Tornado Alley with a new invention with which he hopes to collect data to be used to predict
After his schoolteacher girlfriend is assaulted by a student gangbanger, mercenary Shale goes undercover, entering her classroom as "The Substitute" with the intention to weed out and teach a lesson to her attacker. Thrust into Miami's drug-infested and gang-ruled urban school system, Shale gets in
An autobiographical account of poet and rock musician Jim Carroll's delinquent high school years, during which he excelled playing basketball for a boy's club team, meanwhile hustling to support his growing heroin addiction.
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
In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of murdering a commanding officer, is determined to esc
Two modern-day cowboys travel to Manhattan after their lifelong friend suddenly vanishes.
The sparks fly when Kevin Vallick and Julia Mann meet over the last box of Nytol in an all-night convenience store. Both political speech writers, they are unaware that they share the same profession... and work for opposing candidates. When they discover the truth, their budding romance gives way t
A man comes back from the grave in the guise of a night bird to avenge his and his girlfriend''s deaths.
The heavy metal rock band The Lone Rangers will do whatever it takes to get their latest demo played on the radio. When their attempts fail, the group inadvertently takes a rock and roll radio station and everybody in the place hostage.
Two brothers build a drug empire in New York City.
At the scene of a fatal bus crash, the souls of four deceased passengers enter into the body of a woman's newborn baby.
A pair of detectives team up to find the murderer of a Japanese businessman.
A distraught woman becomes a nanny to exact revenge for the loss of her baby and husband.
Toward the end of a 90-day shift, a small deep-sea mining crew excavating silver and other precious metals 16,000 feet underwater stumbles upon Leviathan, a scuttled Russian ship. They bring back a watertight safe and open, unknowingly letting loose a Pandora''s box of mutant genes. The crew members subsequently get killed off one by one, begging the question, will anyone survive?
Two New Jersey boys find themselves in a small southern town and are terrorized by the local red-necks.
The ghostbusters face the spirit of a warlock that lives in his self-portrait in a New York museum.
A sequel to the 1967 feature film and several TV movies continuing the adventures of a group of convicted GIs who are reprieved and sent up against Nazi wartime geniuses who are out to establish a new Fourth Reich.
Things get out of hand when a group of former Cub Scouts from the same troop hold a reunion.
A group of misfit cops, all dumped into one precinct, swipe a rival sheriff's drug-sniffing wonder dog to crack a drug ring run by a blind mobster, whose seeing-eye dog gets mixed up in the canine antics.
An attorney is so desperately in love with her convict-client that she helps him escape.
A New Jersey mechanic has a yen for a change and heads for California to find the girl of his dreams. Robby Benson is the young man living out his fantasy, Doris Roberts his overbearing mother, Martha Longley the bikini-clad doll he flips for in Malibu, Martin Mull her high-powered manager, Tawny Ki
Fired from their university research jobs, Drs. Venkman, Stantz, and Spengler promptly set up shop as parapsychologists specializing in psychic phenomena and soon they're ridding Manhattan of bizarre apparitions. But the talents of these spirit exterminators--Ghostbusters--are severely tested when b
A prison picture with the twist of having the title characters not inmates but a contingent of female guards under the charge of Stella Stevens, juggling a love affair with captain of the guards, Hector Elizondo, and a brutal prison yard riot she volunteers to quell.
In 2136, Wolff answers a distress signal from Terra Eleven and agrees to rescue three beautiful maidens from a plague-ridden planet. When the women are kidnapped by henchmen of Overdog, the wicked half-man/half-machine who rules the planet, Wolff takes off in hot pursuit. As he challenges assorted
Inspired by a story that appeared on "60 minutes" in 1978 about Joy Ufema, a nurse dedicated to treating the terminally ill, Linda Lavin turned it into this TV movie for her Big Deal, Inc. production outfit, teaming with Tyne Daly, playing Joy's psychologist friend and confidante. Coincidentally, an
Martel "Too Sweet" Gordone earned his parole from jail by winning a prison boxing tournament. All Gordone wants to do is start a peaceful life, but a condition of his release is that he work for a boxing promoter. Gordone has no interest in boxing and wants to live with his sister and her husband who support his desire to start over. However, when some of his enemies from prison escape and kill his girlfriend, Gordone changes his plans and returns to the ring.
As TV's answer to "Diner," this film follows the exploits of three teenage buddies sharing the good times back at Rockaway Beach, New York, during the summer of 1955. Steeped in nostalgia and cast with relatively fresh TV faces, the movie--a pilot to a prospective series--won Emmy Award nominations
Against his traditional father's wishes, the son of a Jewish cantor becomes a pop singer.
Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.
A debt-ridden divorced mother and factory worker strives to get a higher-paying job on the traditionally all-male main assembly line.
Karl Malden is a veteran steel mill foreman whose world is torn apart when he suffers a stroke leaving him temporarily paralyzed. This highly-acclaimed pilot to the subsequent short-lived series received six Emmy Award nominations; direction, writing, music scoring, art direction/set decoration, edi
Here Norris plays a retired martial-arts champion who is asked by the wealthy Karen Carlson to protect her from a group of ninjas. He agrees only when he learns that his longtime nemesis Tadashi Yamashita is leading the band. Lee Van Cleef (master of the menacing grin) makes the most of his role as the leader of a vengeful group of antiterrorists.
The story of Joni Eareckson who was paralyzed following a diving accident when she was seventeen years old is recounted. She overcame her fear, pain and depression to become an evangelical Christian author, and the founder of an organization dedicated to ministering to the disabled.
Hillary Kramer, a wealthy perfume executive awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and escaped to South America. While going through what''s left of her remaining assets she finds Kid Natural, a boxer she purchased as a tax write off years earlier. She decides to take Kid, who hasn''t been in the ring for years, and use him as her key to riches. Kid thinks that this will only get him killed and resists.
A comedy-drama about a bunch of police rookies who conspire to convince their hard-nosed sergeant that a seriously ill fellow officer, two weeks away from retirement, is on the job, and who, when he suddenly dies, try to hide the fact so that his family can collect full benefits.
A love story about a hulking wrestler, whose life in the ring has little meaning, and an attractive woman who sees through his muscleman veneer to discover a sensitive human being.
Coverage of the 6th Annual Sears Soul Train Christmas Starfest featuring performances of classic and contemporary holiday songs.
Live coverage of the 50th annual Miss USA Pageant from the Genesis Center in Gary, Indiana.
Portrait of actor and dancer Rita Moreno.
Coverage of the sixth annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards presentation from Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California.
Profile of the life and career of actress Robin Givens.
A high-school football player becomes addicted to steroids.
An episode of "Tales From the Crypt," the anthology series. An egomaniacal clown, whose act consists of his wife reading his mind, plots to kill his wife's lover. The plan backfires when he becomes the victim of her defender.
A comedy pilot for an unsold ABC series. A female attorney must juggle her life as a single parent and as a lawyer for a firm representing pampered professional athletes.
The story, set in New York City, relates the bizarre adventures of the judges at the "Hall of Justice" (?) at 100 Centre Street in lower Manhattan.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who
A drama about the career of Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a Baptist minister in Atlanta in the early '50s until his assassination in 1968. Aside from Billy Goldenberg's Emmy Award-winning score, there were nominations for Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson as Best Actor and Actress for their p
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