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The Defenders: Choice of Evils (1998) - TV Movie
Series of new films on Showtime based on the old tv series finds the lawyers having to defend a journalist charged in a wrongful death. However, because of a bureaucratic screw-up, he is accidentally freed from prison which sets him on the run and into an incident in which a policeman is killed during an attempt to re-capture him. (imdb)
He was where he shouldn't have been, saw what he shouldn't have seen. But who'll believe the word of a career thief and ex-con when he says he saw a woman killed - and that the man responsible is the President of the United States?
Miss Evers' Boys (1997) - TV Movie
In 1932 Macon County, Alabama, the federal government launched into a medical study called The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Blacks With Syphilis. The study selected 412 men infected with the disease and faked long term treatment, while really only giving them placebos and liniments... (imdb)
The Defenders: Payback (1997) - TV Movie
E.G. Marshall returns as the head of the law firm that he portrayed in the 1961 to 1965 tv series. This time his partners are his son (Bridges) and his granddaughter (Plimpton). This is projected to be the first of a series of films. In this episode a man (Larroquette) murders the man who assaulted and raped his young daughter years before and was released from prison after serving just a few years. (imdb)
A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhouse Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame. (imdb)
Chicago Hope (1994) - TV Series
The lives and trials of the staff of a major hospital in Chicago.
The Tommyknockers (1993) - TV Mini-Series
The small town of Haven becomes a hot-bed of inventions all run by a strange green power device. The whole town is digging something up in the woods, and only an alcoholic poet can unfathom the secret of the tommyknockers. (imdb)
Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the expense of a rule or convention or two. What Richard doesn't realise is that Eddy's little games are just a prelude to something that's intended to destroy his neighbours' lives. (imdb)
Ironclads (1991) - TV Movie
A naval battle between two large ships: the "Monitor" and the "Merrimack". (imdb)
Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. (imdb)
The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989) - TV Movie
In this crime drama, based on the true story of Leon and Marilyn Klinghoffer, from 1985, terrorists attempt to hijack a luxury cruise ship in the Mediterranean. The attempt resulted in the death of a handicapped passenger. (imdb)
Tanner '88 (1988) - TV Mini-Series
Tanner is a political candidate in the 1988 presidential race. A New Hampshire fixture, he goes on the campaign trail and faces fitting into a difficult era.
Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the man destined to succeed him, unknown and mysterious businessman Jerome Cade. (imdb)
Casey Meadows (Deborah Foreman) becomes the first woman to ever drive for the exclusive and male dominated Brentwood Limousine company. The company dispatcher Mr. McBride (Howard Hesseman) takes offense to everything about her and gives her the worst driving assignments to be had.
In 1942, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a casino is organizing a farewell party for its patrons, since it's about to be turned into a US military base. The guests drink, seduce and gossip, but some also plot against each other.
Kennedy (1983) - TV Mini-Series
Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy. (imdb)
The Winter of Our Discontent (1983) - TV Movie
This story tells those self-denials of an honest man what necessary to reach his object of life.
Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A.Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen. (imdb)
Three poor ghetto kids in turn-of-the-century New York grow up to become feared gangsters. (imdb)
Disaster on the Coastliner (1979) - TV Movie
A vengeful employee of a computer-controlled railway arranges a head-on collision of passenger trains. Can it be stopped? (imdb)
Vampire (1979) - TV Movie
His self-made, but unwanted sleep of nearly 40 years disturbed by the ground-breaking to build a new church, over his self-collapsed tomb, under an old house that was his refuge in the 1940's, Anton Voytek arises to drink the blood and control the lives of people of the modern age in the late 1970's. (imdb)
The Lazarus Syndrome (1978) - TV Movie
An adulterous newspaper reporter, who has just experienced a heart attack, pesters a black doctor into investigating the questionable medical practices taking place at the hospital where both are residing. (imdb)
A psychological study of the effect a mother has on her adult daughters and their mixed and often bitter... (imdb)
Billy Jack fights against the scheme of political boss Bailey and fellow Senator Paine to exploit a planned nuclear plant for their financial gain. (BFI)
U.S. President Harry Truman and his commander in the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur, disagree on war strategy. Their conflict comes to a head when Truman relieves the insubordinate MacArthur from command. (imdb)
The Abduction of St. Anne (1975) - TV Movie
A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a 17-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin. (imdb)
Money to Burn (1973) - TV Movie
A convict who managed to print $1 million in counterfeit bills in the prison print shop hatches a scheme to swap them for real money. (imdb)
Pursuit (1972) - TV Movie
A political extremist plans to spread stolen nerve gas in a city where a political convention is being held. Government agents are sent to catch him. (imdb)
Vanished (1971) - TV Movie
Government agencies investigate the mysterious disappearance of a powerful presidential adviser.
Ellery Queen: Don't Look Behind You (1971) - TV Movie
Detective Ellery Queen has to solve a series of murders where the victims were killed in numerically descending ages, the male victims were strangled with blue cords and the female victims with pink ones. (imdb)
A young college student is sent to prison as much for killing a pedestrian with his car as for not paying his parking tickets... (imdb)
A dramatization of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the series of American blunders that allowed it to happen. (imdb)
In the last days of World War II, the Allied Army desperatly searched for a bridgehead across the impenetrable Rhein River, in order to launch a major assault into the center of Germany. "Bridge at Remagen" tells the true story of the battle for this last bridgehead, from both the German and American perspective. (imdb)
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1969) - TV Series
The cases of well-respected neurosurgeon Dr. David Craig and his two young charges.
The Littlest Angel (1969) - TV Movie
A little shepherd boy, newly arrived in Heaven, tries to adjust to life in the Hereafter.
The escape of Bubba Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (imdb)
In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium, in the hopes that it will lead them to the main heroin distributor in Europe. Along the way, they encounter a mysterious woman doing her own investigating of the smuggling operation. Together, they follow the trail as it leads them through the back alleys and luxury resorts of Europe. (imdb)
The Defenders (1961) - TV Series
A Father-Son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day. (imdb)
Four American soldiers stationed near a German village face death in the rape of a local girl and are defended by outside counsel Major Steve Grant. (imdb)
Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for Austen's beautiful daughter, Lory. This is Cash's toughest deal ever. (imdb)
Budapest 1956. A group of Westerners try to leave the city when the the Soviets occupy the country. But the airport is closed down and they have to take a bus to the border. At the border they are stopped by red tape - and Major Surov. The reasons are sketchy, but it seems that the major is romantically interested in one of the westerners, Diana Ashmore. (imdb)
Two wealthy law-school students go on trial for murder in this version of the Leopold-Loeb case. (imdb)
The Buccaneer is a 1958 film, made by Paramount Pictures and shot in Technicolor and VistaVision. It takes place during the War of 1812, and tells a heavily fictionalized version of how the pirate Jean Lafitte helped in the Battle of New Orleans and how he had to choose between fighting for America or for the side most likely to win, Great Britain. (Wikipedia.org)
A wealthy businessman whose wife has divorced him is bitter about the divorce and prevents his ex-wife from seeing their child. The ex-wife takes him to court, and a judge tries to determine what will be best for the child. (imdb)
A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court (imdb)
Five office friends meet up for a night on the town to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of one of them. As the night wears on and the drink starts to tell, they become more confidential in expressing their concerns and hopes. (imdb)
Carol Ohmart and Tom Tryon star as Paulie and Marsh, respectively the film's villainess and protagonist. Knowing that Marsh is hopelessly in love with her, Paulie uses him as a dupe in an upcoming jewelry heist. Only after a killing has occurred does Marsh come to his senses. Jody Lawrance, whose previous career as a Columbia contract player had led nowhere, is "introduced" as the good girl to whom Marsh eventually retreats. (allrovi.com)
When a plane crashes on a mountaintop Chris wants to plunder the wreckage. His older brother Zachary has given up mountain guide work but goes along rather than letting his brother risk it alone. The only survivor is a Hindu girl who Chris wants to kill. Zachary fights him off. While Chris steals from the dead passengers, Zachary prepares a sled to take the girl down the mountain. (imdb)
A man in priestly robes, seemingly the long-awaited Father O'Shea, arrives at a little-frequented Catholic mission in 1947 China. Though the man seems curiously uncomfortable with his priestly duties, his tough tactics prove very successful in the Seven Villages, as around them China disintegrates in civil war and revolution. But he has a secret, and his friendship with mission nurse Anne (an attractive war widow) seems to be taking on an unpriestly tone. (imdb)
American POWs struggle to escape from a North Korean camp. While this is basically a remake of Stalag 17, it does feature interesting scenes of a North Korean brainwashing. (allmovieguide)
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in prison. Matt dies from a stroke partly caused by his rebellious sons and when Joe gets out he plans revenge. (imdb)
A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Meanwhile, a nefarious interloper is trying to convince the crowds that he is the new Messiah by using nothing more than cheap parlor tricks. (imdb)
A bank heist yields $210,000. Soon, sultry Lona McLane, girlfriend of one of the robbers, meets Paul Sheridan and has a torrid affair. When she finds out Paul's a cop, to save herself she sets out to corrupt him. (imdb)
When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny. (imdb)
The Philco Television Playhouse (1948) - TV Series
This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc... during its eight year run.
Documentary-style prologue follows training of O.S.S. agents for WWII work behind enemy lines. One of the group is a German "mole;" leaders Gibson and Sharkey are aware of this and scheme to feed him false info about the invasion of Europe, while the real agents go to France to find a secret V-2 rocket depot. But the German spy outsmarts them and rejoins his people knowing too much; Bob Sharkey takes the risk of going in after him. (imdb)
A native son returns to the isolated, backwards village in the Okefenokee Swamp where he was raised, with ideas of bringing modern day progress in terms of schools, canals, new roads, running water, and other needed changes, but is met with resistance by nearly all of the residents, some out of ignorance, and some with selfish vested interests in seeing that no changes be made.