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Make-Up (feature film)
Based on the true story of Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his outrageous offer to Hollywood filmmakers in 1914 to make a movie of his life as Mexican General fighting the government. In exchange, he gained publicity and the money he made went to fund his war efforts.
Peter Sanderson is a divorced, straight-laced, uptight attorney who still loves his ex-wife and can't figure out what he did wrong to make her leave him. However, Peter's trying to move on, and he's smitten with a brainy, bombshell barrister he's been chatting with online. However, when she comes to
After her seductive and uncompromising mother, Ingrid, kills her own boyfriend for abandoning her, fifteen-year-old Astrid witnesses her mother's arrest. It's an event that will change the course of both their lives. Suddenly, young Astrid is on her own. Shuttled through a series of foster homes, As
Workaholic wedding planner Mary Fiore is so devoted to her career that she doesn''t have time to find a man. Things change, however, when Mary takes on a lucrative new client -- the ultra-rich Donnollys, to whom money is no object in regards to the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Fran. When Mary is victim to an unlikely accident involving a runaway dumpster during wedding preparations, she is literally and figuratively swept off of her feet by Steve Edison, a charming pediatrician -- who just happens to be the fiance of Fran Donnolly.
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?
Buddy Amaral, a successful and self-absorbed Los Angeles advertising executive, switches airline tickets with a stranger just before boarding a long-delayed flight so that he might enjoy an overnight fling with a pretty Dallas businesswoman. When the plane goes down, killing all aboard, Buddy's guil
A look at the Federal witness protection process as seen through the experiences of a family going through the system. In five short days, Bobby Batton, his wife Cindy and their children, Sean and Suzie, are caught in an emotional maelstrom as they begin to comprehend the consequences of their decis
In the waning days of the California primary election of 1996, Bill Clinton has secured the Democratic nomination and Bob Dole is in place to run against him. Incumbent US Senator Jay Bulworth, while still holding off a challenger, suffers a nervous breakdown and decides to commit suicide by hiring
Television movie based on the novel by Robert Parker, from the final Philip Marlowe story begun by Raymond Chandler. Hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe is 15 years past his prime, as cynical as ever, but also a newlywed. Moving to the small desert town of Poodle Springs after marrying Laura, the daughter of billionaire P.J. Parker, Marlowe becomes immersed in deadly intrigue surrounding the murder of another investigator. When he uncovers a scheme to move the state border of Nevada, which may involve his father-in-law, the world-weary private eye from the 1940s encounters a ''60s web of greed, lust and murder. With a talent for attracting trouble, Marlowe finds it in the form of murder, bigamy, gambling, pornography and double identity.
Nisi and Mickey have big hearts and an even bigger dream: to open the world''s first combo soul food restaurant/hair salon. In an effort to earn money to jump-start their plan, they audition for a music video in Los Angeles and, through an unusual turn of events, end up assisting a Beverly Hills butler, and caring for an aging millionaire who welcomes the girls into his mansion. As they are "livin'' large and takin'' charge" in the land of the rich and famous, they find themselves in the middle of a plot to bilk the millionaire out of his money.
Juvenal is an innocent young man who has the rare -- possibly miraculous -- ability to heal people with his hands. When his healing touch comes to public attention, he is sought out by an assortment of characters who stand to gain from his gift, including a zany religious zealot and an opportunistic
The daughter of a wealthy family's chauffeur leaves for Paris an ordinary girl, but returns a beautiful woman, much to the delight of the wealthy family's two sons.
After meeting and falling in love, a couple plan a rendezvous six months later. When one of them is injured on the way to the meeting, the other waits without knowing what happened.
This crisp, remastered deluxe edition of "Falling Down" (1993) stars Michael Douglas as a laid-off defense worker kept from seeing his child on her birthday by a restraining order. A hot, congested bad day in Los Angeles goes from bad to worse, causing him to suddenly snap, setting off on a bitter and pathetic mission to right all the wrongs that have been done to him. Douglas shines as an average white guy pushed too far.
Eccentric millionaire John Hammond has invited three dinosaur experts see his new amusement park before it opens. The park is on an island off Costa Rica and is populated by actual, living dinosaurs that Hammond has created using DNA harvested from pre-historic insects. The scientists are joined by Hammond''s two grandchildren during their preview of the park and the group is enjoying the tour in their computer-controlled cars until a storm knocks out power on the island. A park employee who wants to steal some of the dinosaur embryos takes advantage of the situation and sabotages the system, inadvertently causing the gigantic beasts to go on a rampage and forcing all the humans on the island to flee for their lives.
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
A New York detective/mama's boy loses his fiancee to a rich con man in Las Vegas.
a heartless lawyer with a win-at-all-costs mentality is shot, he loses his memory. He is then forced to confront the man he once was and the man he hopes to become.
Special effects expert Rollie Tyler comes out of retirement to help his girlfriend's ex-husband, a police officer, track down a psychopathic criminal, but after witnessing an officer's brutal murder he discovers that he's become entangled in an elaborate police double-cross.
The famed gangster running the mobs in Los Angeles tries to turn Las Vegas into a vacation paradise.
A look at the enduring 60s rock group The Doors, fronted by Jim Morrison.
A look at the enduring 60s rock group The Doors, fronted by Jim Morrison.
A young boy becomes mute after witnessing the murder of his parents. Because the police had been unable to extract any information from him, a female psychiatrist is assigned to help the boy identify the killer. As she explores further, she stumbles on the possibility that the boy remains silent bec
Based on Carrie Fisher's roman a clef, the story concerns a young actress who has recently gone through drug rehabilitation, and is trying to cope with not only the Hollywood scene but her own mother's, a former musical comedy star of the 50s and 60s, more socially acceptable alcoholism.
The intrepid comic strip detective fights off a ruthless gangster and his seductive girlfriend.
23 years after his death, a man comes back to Earth and stumbles into the life of Corinne, his former wife, as well as that of her daughter Miranda and his former best friend Philip, who harbors a long-suffering adoration for Corinne.
Adventures of a female rock 'n' roll band hired as the house act in a club at a wealthy beach resort.
A writer of travel books sees his world turned upside down when his son dies, his wife leaves him, and he meets an unusual dog trainer.
When the young mistress of the Secretary of Defense is found murdered, a young Naval officer, who was her secret lover, must uncover the truth behind the crime before his affair with her is discovered and he becomes the fall guy in what appears to be a high-ranking conspiracy.
An adaptation of John Updike''s best-selling novel, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK is a star-studded special-effects extravaganza about the battle of the sexes. A trio of bored, sexually repressed New England women--Alex (Cher), Jane (Susan Sarandon), and Sukie (Michelle Pfeiffer), each of them left to live without their respective husbands--innocently conjures up a mysterious stranger who, they are convinced, will relieve their frustrations. This mystery man is Daryl Van Horne (Jack Nicholson), the filthy rich, wild-eyed Devil incarnate, who buys a local mansion.
David and Kathy have had a couple of dates, and things are going well. But their third date is producing a lot of anxiety in David who was already nervous about scaring Kathy off with the news that he has a child, and now he''s lost his job. During the evening, he begins to make up little lies about his situation, and before long the lies get bigger and things become very complicated.
An American of Sicilian descent is blackmailed into returning to his ancestral homeland by a vicious Mafia drug kingpin, to convince a local judge -- a distant relative -- to call off his Mafia investigation. This rather violent international co-production, made by an Italian cartel with a number of
After having their home devastated by malevolent spirits, the Freeling family was unable to convince the insurance company of what happened to the property, so unable to afford a new place of their own, Steve, Diane, and their two children move in with Diane''s mother. But they soon learn that this house was also built over haunted ground. One hundred years earlier, a deranged cult leader killed his followers in the area and now his spirit has returned, intent on kidnapping their youngest child, Carol Anne. Once again, the Freelings call upon psychic medium Tangina Barrons to help them, and also enlist a Native American spiritualist named Taylor.
Bank teller Betty is a single woman living in Los Angeles. After she has an affair with an attractive tennis instructor named Mike, she doe not see him for months. When they run into each other again, they arrange a date, but Mike never shows up. Mike has been supplementing his income by dealing drugs, and Betty learns that he was killed when a deal went bad. Shaken, Betty decides to investigate Mike''s murder, which leads her into a sordid world and puts her own life in danger.
After fleeing a nightclub shooting and being dropped out of an abandoned plane, professor Indiana Jones, singer Wilhelmina 'Willie' Scott and twelve-year-old Short Round find themselves in a starving Indian village who blame their plight on the loss off three mystical stones that have always brought
A precocious young teenager with a talent for photography meets a struggling, but older, rock singer and does everything he can to get her to fall for him.
A man''s son has been missing in Vietnam for ten years. No longer able to live the nightmare of not knowing whether his son is dead or alive, he decides to take matters into his own hands. Utilizing the strength of his own convictions, he enlists the help of a number of men to rescue his son and all the MIAs.
In search of the ultimate game, a young man accidentally hacks into the government''''s top military computer.
After Don Siegel suffered a heart attack during production, Sam Peckinpah directed some of the film without credit. Screenwriter Frank D Gilroy removed his name from the finished film.
The town sheriff and a madame team up to stop a televison evanagelist from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed "Chicken Ranch."
Two screenwriters who have lived together and worked together for years decide to escalate their relationship and marry. Soon into their marriage, they discover the great differences between being a married couple rather than best friends
Biography of John Reid, alias the Lone Ranger.
A single man searches for a woman who will bear his baby with no strings attached. Trouble comes when that sense of Paternity gets in the way, not to mention a little love.
Reynolds stars in and vibrantly directs this violent yet witty adaptation of William Diehl''s best seller about an Atlanta homicide detective obsessed with capturing a local mobster (Gassman), even after he''s been busted down to working with the city''s seedy vice squad. Beautiful British model Rachel Ward made her theatrical feature debut playing the mobster''s premier $1000-a-night call girl, with whom Reynolds falls in love.
Led by their comedic and prank leader, Newbomb Turk, The Hollywood Knights car gang raises hell throughout Beverly Hills on Halloween Night, 1965.
During the late 1960s, two Harvard undergrads both have feelings for the same girl. Journalism student Leo and pre-med student Nick are both pursuing Jessica, who is considering law school. The dynamic of the three friends is changed when Leo''s draft number comes up and he is faced with going to Vietnam. This prompts Nick to confess the depth of his feelings to Jessica and she responds by suggesting that the three of them live together.
Bette Midler performs her songs and raucous comedy at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
A drama about a dying woman who returns to the home of her widowed mother after an absence of twenty years and how their bitter estrangement slowly turns to love. This double tour-de-force for Bette Davis and Gena Rowlands was a heralded first effort for writer Michael de Guzman, and premiered right
In this initial entry in a projected series on contemporary interpretations of the Ten Commandments, the wife of a paralytic becomes involved in an extramarital affair -- with his permission. The second film, "Thou Shalt Not Kill," made around the same time, was not aired until 1982.
The era of black minstrelsy as captured in the lives of two brothers: one an extroverted song-and-dance man determined to break tradition and own his own minstrel troupe in a field dominated by black-faced whites; the other an introverted and innovative ragtime pianist and composer struggling to br
An incident in the life of jazz great Louis Armstrong when, in 1931, he was booked into a small Chicago night spot, turning down a lucrative offer to move over to a club run by gangsters. His manager is bribed to secretly frame him on a marijuana charge, and he is forced to leave town--ironically (a
The fact-based story of Virginia Hill, girlfriend of notorious Las Vegas gangster Bugsy Siegel, who was slain gangland style in 1947.
Winner of nine Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, this was one of the most acclaimed TV movies ever, highlighted by Cicely Tyson's Emmy-winning performance as the (fictional) woman who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lived to see the Civil Rights movement a centur
Detective Phillip Marlowe investigates shady characters involved in a long-lost friend''s murder.
A drama about an extraordinary friendship between two women of distinctly different backgrounds and temperaments.
A tribute to the American musical theater featuring Russian-born ballet star Mikhail Baryshnikov. The program, originally aired on ABC, was repeated in 1986 on PBS.
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries about legends of the Old West -- Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill and others of that era -- as they star in a Wild West show that parodies the lives they once led.
Brad Davis offered up his Robert Kennedy interpretation in this three-part, seven-hour dramatization of Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s biography. Davis followed in the acting footsteps of other Robert Kennedys over the years, like Martin Sheen (who later played brother Jack) in "The Missiles of October,"
Make-Up (TV Mini-Series)
Miniseries based on Erich Segal's novel. Dr. Matthew Hiller meets the lovely Silvia Dalessandro while working for an international medical organization. The two are kindred spirits and fall in love, despite her pending pre-arranged marriage. When the lovers are stationed in Africa, they are ambushed
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