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The Seagull centers on the romantic and artistic clashes between fading actress Irina Arkadina; fresh-faced ingénue Nina Zarechnaya; famous writer Boris Trigorin, Irina's lover; and failing playwright Konstantin Treplyov, Irina's son who is in love with Nina. All four come up against one another while visiting a country estate owned by Irina's brother. (imdb)
Hap and Leonard (2016) - TV Series
Set in the late 1980's, Hap and Leonard is a darkly comic swamp noir of two best friends, one femme fatale, a crew of washed up revolutionaries, a pair of murderous psycho killers, some lost loot, and the fuzz. (imdb)
Once there was a young prince whose father, the king of the East, sent him down into Egypt to find a pearl. But when the prince arrived, the people poured him a cup. Drinking it, he forgot he was the son of a king, forgot about the pearl and fell into a deep sleep. (imdb)
The Challenger (2013) - TV Movie
Factual drama focusing on theoretical physicist Richard Feynman and his role the investigation into the causes of space shuttle Challenger's 1986 explosion.
Three avid bird watchers compete to spot the rarest birds in North America at a prestigious annual event. (imdb)
When an awkward teen meets his favorite porn star, whose career peaked in the '80s, an unexpected friendship follows as the young man gets a glimpse inside Monica Velour's current life as a single mom struggling to make ends meet.
A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.
Talented reporter Charles Anderson breaks into the big leagues when famed newspaper editor H.L. Mencken assigns him to cover the 1925 Scopes "Monkey Trial." But as Clarence Darrow defends evolution against William Jennings Bryan, Mencken pressures Charles to make moral compromises. Can his fiancee Rose convince him to side with truth? (cbd.com)
A private investigator is hired by a woman to determine if her husband, a big land developer, is having an affair. What looks like a simple case soon turns into a murder investigation and the motive may not be as clear as it seems. (imdb)
Two Veteran New York City Detectives hunt a vigilante who may be one of their own.
Welcome to a entirely new and original world where the unthinkable combination of a rat and a 5-star gourmet restaurant come together for the ultimate fish-out-of-water tale. (Disney)
Marco Polo (2007) - TV Movie
The series follows the adventures and discoveries of the Venetian, Marco Polo. (imdb)
TRUMBO focuses on the writer's own indelible words, the film features performances of some of his extraordinary letters, clips from his films and, archival and contemporary interviews with those who knew him best. Forced to write underground, letter writing became the chief repository of Trumbo's extraordinary talents and they serve as a wonderfully entertaining testament to his boundless intellect, acerbic humor,and staggering resilience.
War Eagle, Arkansas is a character-driven drama about a young man's choice of whether to leave his family and friends for a career in baseball or stay and redeem his struggling community. The story takes place over a few pivotal weeks in the summer after Enoch Cass's senior year, and is set against the backdrop of Arkansas' beautiful Ozark Mountains.
A Philadelphia mob war is the backdrop of 10th and Wolf, a mythic story that tests the boundaries of loyalty versus betrayal, good versus evil, innocence versus corruption. (ThinkFilm)
What if you had one chance to be a hero? Would you take it? Or play it safe? That is the question facing an ordinary boy in Everyone's Hero, a funny and warm tale of a kid who believes he can make a difference if he just hangs in there despite overwhelming odds. (20th Century Fox)
After the death of the oil tycoon Howard 'Red' Stevens, his greedy family is gathered in the office of his lawyer, partner and friend Mr. Theophillis 'Ted' Hamilton and his associated Miss Hastings for the reading of the will. For his reckless and selfish grandson Jason Stevens, who hated him, Red assigns twelve apparently simple tasks called "gifts" - of work, money, friends, learning, problems, family, laughter, dreams, giving, gratitude, a day and love.
The Exonerated (2005) - TV Movie
Bob Balaban directs an impressive cast in Court TV's powerful drama about six people released after being wrongly convicted and sent to death row. Susan Sarandon, Danny Glover, Brian Dennehy, Delroy Lindo, Aidan Quinn and David Brown Jr. take the stage (which is left bare, to focus attention on the harrowing true stories) as the inmates, relating the horrors they had to ordeal before being set free -- and the challenges they faced afterward.
To survive the night, cops and criminals alike will have to unite and fight. A classic head-to-head showdown ignites in this all-new update of the 1976 action thriller of the same name. (Rogue Pictures)
Our Fathers (2005) - TV Movie
In the 1970s and 1980s a scandal was brewing in the Boston diocese of the Roman Catholic Church. Pedophile priests, especially Father John Geoghan, were sexually molesting young boys. Although the Cardinal at the time, Bernard Law, was made aware of the evil acts committed by Geoghan & other priests, he sided with the priests and quietly moved them from one church to the next, and kept the matter a secret from the authorities. Years later, the victims start to come forward... (imdb)
Category 6: Day of Destruction (2004) - TV Movie
Tornado in Las Vegas. Heat in Chicago. Hail in Illinois. A snowfall and a storm force flows towards Chicago. It's just the beginning of a series of weather anomalies. The lights go off. People panic. A few courageous people are trying to solve the riddle of the infuriated nature and prevent mass destruction. (imdb)
When biotech executive Jack Armstrong (Mackie) gets fired and branded a whistle-blower, his desperation to make a living and the suggestion of a former girlfriend lead him into the baby-making business. Between the attempts by his former employers to frame him for securities fraud and his dubious fathering activities, Jack finds life, all at once, becoming very complicated.
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003) - TV Movie
A failing star (Helen Mirren) is faced with a life-style change when her rich husband (Brian Dennehey) suddenly dies while they are enroute to Italy. She then sets off in a series of flings with gigolos found for her by an aging countessa (Anne Bancroft). Each contact spirals further out of control until she becomes obsessed with one young man (Olivier Martinez), who initially treats her well, but then with disdain. (imdb)
An insider's look at the unfunny side of comedic success on network television.
The winning entry in the nationwide scriptwriting contest "Project Greenlight" and subject of the hit HBO documentary series, Stolen Summer chronicles the friendship of two young boys, one Catholic and one Jewish, on a quest to change the world at age 8. (Miramax)
A Season on the Brink (2002) - TV Movie
"A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the team and its practices, meetings, and huddles.
Three Blind Mice (2001) - TV Movie
Three Blind Mice, is a tele-pic adaptation of Ed McBain's novel of the same name. Brian Dennehy stars as a lawyer defending a man (OZ's John Doman) he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney (Mary Stuart Masterson), and evidence connected to the man's wife, played by Debrah Farentino (Get Real). (imdb)
A rich girl whose family summers on Cape Cod has a romance with a local poor boy who hopes to become a major league baseball player. (imdb)
Warden of Red Rock (2001) - TV Movie
In 1910, John Flinders is warden of Red Rock Territorial Prison, in Arizona. When a condemned man's last request brings Flinders into contact with the man's widow, Flinders finds himself falling in love. Meanwhile, a new convict, Mike Sullivan, turns out to be an old friend of Flinders'. They talk over old times, but it's clear that Sullivan has plans to leave the prison before his time is up. When those plans come to pass, Flinders sets out to re-take his old pal. (imdb)
Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths. (imdb)
Fail Safe (2000) - TV Movie
America launches a nuclear attack on Russia due to an electrical malfuntion.
NetForce (1999) - TV Movie
Set in the year 2005, a division of the FBI, called "NetForce" has been initiated to investigate Internet crime. A Bill Gates-type character finds a loophole in his new web browser which enables him to gain control of the Internet. Net-Force, headed by Kristofferson and Bakula's characters set out to stop him. (imdb)
Charlie Cook is a man in a dead end job. But while he contemplates a change, he is suddenly promoted to the top security level of his company and asked to take over from a colleague who has mysteriously disappeared. However, not soon after taking up his new position Charlie receives an unidentifiable encoded e-mail containing some top secret information. (imdb)
Voyage of Terror (1998) - TV Movie
An infectious disease researcher is on a cruise with her daughter when an ebola-type virus attacks the ship's passengers and crew. (imdb)
Dead Man's Walk (1996) - TV Mini-Series
Gus (David Arquette) and Woodrow (Jonny Lee Miller) join up with a ragtag band of Rangers determined to take Santa Fe away from Mexico, but they soon find they've walked into a dangerous but forbidding territory of populated by hostile Indians and dangerous opportunists. Dead Man's Walk also features Brian Dennehy, F. Murray Abraham, Keith Carradine, and Edward James Olmos. (allmovie.com)
Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue. (imdb)
Jack Reed: A Killer Among Us (1996) - TV Movie
Jack Reed is sent to investigate a strange drive-by shooting which doesn't resemble a gang m.o.. The attacks continue, seemingly randomly, but Jack is determined to find out how deep the rabbit hole of violence and corruption really is. (imdb)
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (1996) - TV Movie
Jack Reed is investigating a mass murder that occurred in a cemetery in broad daylight. Most individuals at the cemetery and the victims are Russian immigrants and they either fear or don't trust the police, because they have complaining about other problems to the police but they don't care or think it warrants investigating. Reed still investigates and it leads to a devious Russian who has turned some young Russians into his private army. Reed's friend, Charles Silvera, also has a problem. (imdb)
Nostromo (1996) - TV Mini-Series
A sweeping, 3-part adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novel about a fractionalized South American country, a much-coveted silver mine, and a simple stevedore who's drafted into helping the mine owner save its riches.
An incompetent, immature, and dimwitted heir to an auto parts factory must save the business to keep it out of the hands of his stepmother (imdb)
Shadow of a Doubt (1995) - TV Movie
Charlie Sloan is an alcoholic defence lawyer drawn back into the courtroom by Robin Harwell, a woman he once loved who wants him to defend her stepdaughter Angel, who is accused of murder. Sloan is out of his depth as his opponents mount a bitter campaign to portray him as a drunk and the trial becomes a media circus. Can Sloan justify Robin's faith in him? (imdb)
The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck 'oil man', Mr. Cox finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself and local Don Day that there is oil on Day's land. The financially strapped Day puts everything into finding oil...but at what cost? (imdb)
Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995) - TV Movie
Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins. (imdb)
Leave of Absence (1994) - TV Movie
When a married man's mistress falls seriously ill, he must make the toughest choice of his life.
Jack Reed: A Search for Justice (1994) - TV Movie
Chicago police detective Jack Reed investigates the brutal murder of a stripper while he deals with corruption and bureaucracy within his own department. (imdb)
Fact based movie about polygamist cult leader (IMDB Comments)
Murder in the Heartland (1993) - TV Mini-Series
A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree. (imdb)
Final Appeal (1993) - TV Movie
A lawyer must defend his sister in the court of law who's accused of murdering her seemingly perfect, but in fact very abusive husband. However, she claims she didn't do it and this makes a tough case even harder and more important.
Jack Reed: Badge of Honor (1993) - TV Movie
When a young mother is murdered, Chicago police sergeant Jack Reed sets out to find her killer. But the secret world of undercover operations rears its ugly head.
Deadly Matrimony (1992) - TV Movie
Alan Masters is a despicable businessman with his hands in organized crime. He marries Diane, a kind and gentle woman, and abuses and batters her viciously. Sergeant John Reed has had enough of his city's organized crime and, against the wishes of his dirty-cop superiors, tries to get evidence against Alan Masters. After Alan finds out that Diane has been helping Reed, he beats her to death...and its up to John Reed to put him away for it, and clean up the dirty cops that want to stop him. (imdb)
The Diamond Fleece (1992) - TV Movie
Jeweller Phillippe Golden purchases one of the largest diamonds ever from an auction. Diamond thief Rick Dunne is released from prison to consult in constructing safety precautions. However, Inspector Outlaw suspects that Rick may be up to his old wiles. (imdb)
To Catch a Killer (1992) - TV Movie
"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys. (imdb)
F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend, Kim is a cop. He asks Rollie to help him catch a killer... (imdb)
In Broad Daylight (1991) - TV Movie
The fanatically uncompromising Len Rowan and his family insult and terrorize the citizens of a small town for years. One day the comment of a saleswoman about Len's son not being able to pay his sweets triggers off his persecution complex. As revenge for the believed insult, the whole family starts stalking the shop owner and her husband... until this escalates and the old man gets badly injured. Len is arrested, but gets off, free on bail. (imdb)
Pride and Extreme Prejudice (1990) - TV Movie
The CIA and the KGB both pursue a former operative (Dennehy) who seemingly has become unstable. (imdb)
When the woman deputy prosecutor R.K. Sabich had an affair with is murdered the prosecutor asks him to lead the investigation. When Sabich digs too deeply he finds himself framed for the murder. (imdb)
An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly becomes three when one is killed early) band together to fight the drug ring undercover. They gain capital for weapons by ripping off minor drug dealers. Then well-armed they go after the kingpin (Boyd). (imdb)
A Killing in a Small Town (1990) - TV Movie
A seemingly modest and reserved woman in a small town has become the chief suspect of a brutal ax murder.
"Indio", a half-Indian ex-Marine, fights to save the rainforest against the forces of a mega corporation that is trying to destroy it to make money, headed by a former US Army colonel. (imdb)
Day One (1989) - TV Movie
Day One is a 1989 television film about the creation of the first nuclear bomb during World War II in the USA by a team of international physicists headed by Robert Oppenheimer. Film duration is 2 hours, 25 minutes. The film premiered in the United States on CBS, on the evening of March 5, 1989 and was based on the book by Peter Wyden. It was directed by Joseph Sargent and written by David W. Rintels. It won the Emmy award for "Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special". (Wikipedia)
A Father's Revenge (1988) - TV Movie
German terrorists kidnap the crew of an aeroplane as they leave the airport. The terrorists demand the release of two of their colleagues, who are to be extradited to the USA. The father of one of the stewardesses decides he can no longer wait for diplomacy, and so flies out to Germany. There, frustration leads him to hire a former SAS counter-terrorism expert. Together they hunt down the terrorists. (imdb)
Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers. (imdb)
Young Jim Craig returns to the Australian high country, after being away herding the horses he caught and sold, in order to provide a stake for his future. He finds things quite different than when he left: his girlfriend, Jessica Harrison, is being pursued by a rich suitor, Jessica's father wants him out of her life, and the residents of the high country are being driven out by the wealthier low country ranchers. Jim definitely has his work cut out for him. (imdb)
An American architect arrives in Italy, supervising an expedition for a French architect, Boullée, who is famous for his oval structures... (imdb)
A hitman wants a cop-turned-author to write a book about him that exposes his employers.
The Lion of Africa (1987) - TV Movie
A modern interpretation of African Queen. (imdb)
District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable painting, but as the women persuade Logan to investigate further and to cut some official corners, a much more sinister scenario starts to emerge. (imdb)
Frustrated with all the minor irritants of the rat-race Richard Jackson decides to buy a goat, disconnect the electricity and become self-sufficient. But will this life be any less annoying?
Acceptable Risks (1986) - TV Movie
Oakbridge, a mid-size midwest American city, is the site of a major chemical disaster. At Citichem, the production manager, is forced to shortcut his safety procedures to speed up the production of a highly toxic and volatile chemical. Of course, as expected, an accident occurs. A worker is killed and the town is exposed to calamitous impacts. Cicely Tyson also co-stars as the City Manager who has misgivings about the whole operation.
A movie special effects man is hired to fake a real-life mob killing for a witness protection plan, but finds his own life in danger. (imdb)
When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigour. (imdb)
A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy barmaid--and, to his surprise, he finds that she is also very attracted to him. (imdb)
A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town. (imdb)
After serving time for a theft he didn't commit, all Billy wants to do is to reconnect with his daughter. However, some loose ends, like the whereabouts of the stolen loot, just won't let him go. (imdb)
This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds... (imdb)
Blood Feud (1983) - TV Movie
Made for TV movie about Bobby Kennedy's campaign to bring Jimmy Hoffa to justice. (imdb)
An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park... (imdb)
A mentally unstable Vietnam war vet, when abused with a small town's police force, begins a one man war with it (imdb)
Young man is sucked into an unnamed religious cult by beautiful girl and gets increasingly under the mind control of the cult leader. After his parents fail in their efforts to talk him out of it, they hire a guy who kidnaps and then de-programs him. (imdb)
Three stories by author Irwin Shaw provide the cornerstone for a movie that explores the personal differences that cause problems in the relationships of three diverse couples. This piece of stagecraft was produced for television and is part of the Broadway Theatre Archive of plays.
Skokie (1981) - TV Movie
A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie. (imdb)
A Rumor of War (1980) - TV Movie
An adaptation of Lt. Philip Caputo's war memoir. Specifically, his experiences as a U.S. Marine fighting in the Vietnam War.
Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his sudden love for a woman also involved in gambling operations. (imdb)
Dummy (1979) - TV Movie
A deaf and dumb young man is accused of murdering a prostitute and defended by a deaf lawyer. (imdb)
The Jericho Mile (1979) - TV Movie
Rain Murphy is a man sentenced to life in prison, choosing to do his time in near-isolation, and engages in distance running when given the opportunity for free-time... (imdb)
A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.
George Webber escapes from the bustle and headaches (and toothaches) of Los Angeles to the beaches of Las Hadas in Manzanillo... (imdb)
A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church. (imdb)
A Real American Hero (1978) - TV Movie
Bufford Pusser is the Sheriff of a Tennessee County who must go against a former friend, and a group of women who use an old blue law to segregate a recently freed prostitute. To fight them he uses other old laws that aren't relevant today. Is he ready to face opposition, or will there be any? (imdb)
Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth about the alleged connections with the Mob. (imdb)
Ants (1977) - TV Movie
An old-fashioned, lakeside hotel targeted for purchase by an unsavory gambling casino promoter and situated next to a construction site, is attacked by an army of poisonous ants. Efforts to contain the ants and rescue those trapped in the hotel are hampered by the progress of the creepy crawlers upward from floor to floor. (imdb)
Theresa is a successful teacher of deaf children during the day but after a short unhappy affair starts to spend her nights cruising bars. Her craving first for sex but later also for drugs leads into increasingly demeaning and dangerous situations completely at odds with her daytime commitment to her children. (imdb)