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Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer and as a co-pilot for a major airline company all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds, much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice. However, Frank is always one step ahead of Carl baiting him to continue the chase.
It's the summer of 1965 and eccentric and glamorous Lucille is on her way to Hollywood to pursue her dreams of television stardom. With the head of her abusive husband stored safely in a tupperware container, she hits the road on a journey of self independence and becomes an unlikely catalyst for a
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain, and ideas. First it is a red rose, a blade of green grass, eyes turn hazel... flesh tones shock and anger with their beauty. Gradually, the infection spreads Pleasantville becomes divided--rife for the first time with stark differences as it attempts to grasp the kaleidoscopic new world before it.
After escaping from a mental hospital, a dentist flees to a small town where there happens to be an opening at the local dentist's office and he commences to inflict pain in the most diabolical ways.
Hunter "Patch" Adams was criticized in his official medical school record for "excessive happiness" and was once told by a faculty advisor, "If you want to be a clown, join a circus." Patch did, in fact, want to be a clown. But he also wanted to be a physician. Combining vastly different sides of hi
A woman is stalked by a man who believes she is his missing wife.
A woman's perfect life begins to fall apart when she learns that her husband, a wealthy publisher, has been accused of murdering a prostitute.
The robot known as Eve was designed to be a weapon for peace. But when something goes wrong during Eve's shakedown tests, the android snaps and launches a killing spree that may end in nuclear annihilation, and only a terrorism expert stands in her way.
A television movie in the ongoing series of Columbo telefilms. Lieutenant Columbo outsmarts two wealthy, overindulged college students, who have led charmed lives.
A movie based on the series "Get Smart" which aired from 1965-1970 on NBC and CBS. Bumbling agent Maxwell Smart and his sidekick wife, Agent 99, once again confront their old enemies, the evil agents of K.A.O.S., who demand a ransom of $250 billion for the return of a missing scientist and his weath
A television movie based the true story of Gene LePere, an innocent American woman who, in August 1983, was arrested and put in jail while on a cruise to Turkey after being accused of smuggling antiquities.
Two cousins search for their grandfather's murderer. They learn that their grandfather had been leading a double life. By day, he was the respected owner of a newspaper; by night, he was the "Paraclete of Justice," fighting crime wherever he happened to find it.
A television movie about the events leading up to the famous Roe vs. Wade decision ruled on by the U.S. Supreme Court, allowing women to obtain abortions legally. In February 1970, Ellen Russell, a poor, pregnant carnival barker in rural Texas, asks an inexperienced attorney, Sarah Weddington, to he
A television movie dealing with the controversial world of college football recruiting and its effect on two star high school athletes. One of the football players is in college on a scholarship and has not interest in his classes, and the other has a fine academic record which becomes threatened b
A television movie inspired by the life of Sydney Biddle Barrows, a former debutante who became the proprietor of a high-class escort service in New York. Miss Barrows is shown leading a double life: as a socialite-careerist, active in the best social circles, and as a madam, who utilizes the skill
When his father dies from a heart attack, white, wealthy, 11-year-old Obie runs away and winds up in a Chicago ghetto. After getting beaten up by some gang members, the grief-stricken Obie is befriended by Jeremy "Scam" Henderson, an African-American, streetwise kid about his age. They become partne
A Little League star organizes a sports boycott to end nuclear proliferation.
Charlie Brennan, a high school biology teacher and baseball coach, persuades female students to participate in bogus sex research. He becomes the target of parents of a student who has been one of his subjects. But the parents encounter hostility and ostracism in their efforts to press criminal char
Crazed escaped convict, with a street-smart New York cop nipping at his heels, kidnaps a woman and forces her to drive him on a reckless rampage through the swamps and island towns of North Carolina, eluding roadblocks and assorted police traps.
A family tries to save their farm from the swelling waters of an adjacent river.
Tom and Dick Smothers are Bones Howard and Ryan Fitzgerald, ace TV cameraman and intrepid street reporter, respectively, involved in the race to find the buried treasure of Al Capone on Alcatraz Island where he was imprisoned, in this pilot to their 1981 "Fitz and Bones" series that came and went ma
When a teenage boy is slain by the Houston police following a stolen van chase, his father (Hal Holbrook) undertakes a tireless investigation into the truth and uncovers the fact that the gun found with the boy's body was a "throwdown," a weapon planted by the police. This true story initially was t
Police sergeant Don Meredith and parole officer Jennifer Salt endeavor to stop rapist-on-parole Ted Shackelford before he can follow through on his threats to five women. The cast, comprised completely of TV actors (as opposed to film stars), and the production company, as well as the theme and its
The relationship among a divorced man, his incurably ill teenage son, and his long-estranged father is explored when the youngster joins his dad for one final summer vacation and they end up at the grandfather's vineyard where he reconciles the two older men.
The real-life account of a deaf girl who overcomes her handicap to become one of Hollywood's top stunt-women and holder of the women's world land-speed record in a rocket-powered racing car. Colleen Dewhurst was Emmy Award-nominated as Outstanding Supporting Actress, and Lou Antonio was nominated as
Inspired by the Alice Crimmins case in New York, this drama focuses on an attractive woman whose personal lifestyle is viewed by many as distasteful and who later is accused of murdering her young daughter.
Delta County is "Peyton Place" relocated in a staid southern community, with the communications barrier between the generations as solid as ever.
The life of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover is dramatized. Some of the notable successes of his career with the bureau are shown, including the shooting of notorious gangster John Dillinger in Chicago and Hoover's first arrest. Hoover's homosexuality, his decadent private life, and his propensit
Reporters uncover deadly secrets behind a theme park where guests live their dreams.
A mystery-comedy about a rabbi and an Irish police chief who form an unlikely alliance to solve the homicide of a housekeeper whose body was found on the doorstep of the synagogue. This was the pilot film to the series that during the 1976-77 season with Art Carney and Bruce Solomon (taking over for
A nostalgic war drama based on the 1946 Goldwyn classic "The Best Years of Our Lives," following three returning World War II veterans as they face the challenge of adjusting to civilian life. Coleman takes the Fredric March role and Selleck the part played by Dana Andrews, while non-professional ac
In this film hurricane hunters Hagman and Milner are in a desperate race to avoid disaster as a violent storm threatens to devastate a Gulf Coast town.
An American scientist, cast into the year 2133 through suspended animation, is captured and enslaved by a female-dominated society in the science fiction reworking by Gene Roddenberry of his "Genesis II" (1973).
A wealthy New York attorney, on a western hunting trip, turns into a deranged hunter after accidentally killing an old prospector and then deliberately stalking his young guide to protect his own reputation.
To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.
A romantic comedy involving two divorced men who become friends and then secretly begin dating each other's ex-wives, causing even more complications than their original marriages did.
Chicago-based private eye goes looking for a missing pro quarterback in this pilot to what would have been among TV's first black detective shows (pre-dating both "Shaft" and "Tenafly" -- which premiered within one day of each other -- by eighteen months).
A clairvoyant professor who alerts Denver police that someone is about to plant a bomb discovers that he is their prime suspect.
Toni Lawrence plays Lynn, a disturbed young woman who escapes from a mental hospital where she was committed for killing her abusive father who raped her. Stealing a nurse's uniform and car, Lynn ends up in a small California town where she meets and shacks up with Zambrini, an old farmer who runs the local motel and roadside cafe. Zambrini also owns a group of pigs that he keeps in a pen behind his house who have somehow developed a taste for human flesh. When Lynn begins killing a number of men who remind her of her dead father, Zambrini helps her out by disposing of the bodies to the pigs. Investigating the disappearances, the local sheriff eventually becomes suspicious of Lynn's past and a private investigator, hired by the hospital to find her, slowly close in on Lynn.
A two-part special following the new adventures of Lassie, the beautiful collie, and her new masters, Samantha and Chip Stratton, two orphans who live with their uncle, Stuart Stratton, the editor of a small-town daily in Lake Pines, California. The pilot episode relates the would-be series storylin
A dramatic-historical special, broadcast as part of ABC's "American Heritage" series, focusing on Sam Houston, the founding father of the Republic of Texas.
The pilot for the series of the same title. The story of Ben Elliot, a New York doctor who gives up his practice to begin a new life and a new dedication to his profession in the Colorado Rockies. In the pilot episode, as Ben travels to the high country town of Purgatory for a visit to the schoolhou
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
James A. Michener's epic best-selling fictional account of America's space program, spanning the years from the end of World War II to the exploration of the moon in the early 1970s and a fictional expedition to the "dark" side, was the basis of this well-received 13-hour miniseries with a stellar c
A network cause-celebre on its initial showing because of presumed "liberties" taken with the facts, this five-hour, two-part docudrama was based on the highly charged Wayne Williams case in Atlanta, Georgia -- he was a self-styled black music promoter who was convicted in 1982 of the murder of two
Rock Hudson is a famed Hollywood director with a reputation for molding sex starlets into superstars and then turning his discoveries into his wives, one after another. Suzanne Pleshette is his latest bride, who decides to turn the tables on him.
Six buddies spend the summer together at a Malibu beach house after each has separated from his wife at about the same time. This two-part four-hour film, exploring separation and divorce from the man's point of view, took its title from the Neil Sedaka-Howard Greenfield song, and subsequently was e
An intriguing if lethargic look at the life of Howard Hughes from his takeover of the Hughes Tool Company at eighteen, through his rapidly expanding business ventures. The film covers his interests ranging from golf and aviation to filmmaking and Hollywood starlets, his involvement in the Senate pro
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Two two-hour pilot films are strung together here in which a hospital director in line for a federal cabinet post first finds that his private life may jeopardize the opportunity and then discovers himself in the middle of a scandal involving stolen federal health funds.
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