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Movie: The Brontë Sisters ( 1979 )
In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
TV Show: Our Mutual Friend ( 1998 )
Our Mutual Friend is a British television serial broadcast in 1998 and adapted from Charles Dickens's novel Our Mutual Friend. Having made his fortune from London's rubbish, a rich misanthropic miser dies - estranged from all except his faithful employees Mr and Mrs Boffin. By his will, his fortune goes to his estranged son John Harmon, who is to return from where he has settled abroad (putatively in South Africa, though this is never stated specifically) to claim it, on condition that he marries a woman he has never met, Miss Bella Wilfer. The implementation of the Will is in the charge of the solicitor, Mortimer Lightwood, who has no other practice...
TV Show: Victoria & Albert ( 2001 )
Dramatisation of the lives of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the love story that was their lengthy marriage.
Movie: A Ghost in Monte Carlo ( 1990 )
Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. Determined to bury the past, the courtesan Madame Bluet becomes the respectable Countess de Secret, and her niece Mistral, Mademoiselle Phantome. Soon, the secretive Countess and the beautiful Mlle. Phantome are the talk of Monte Carlo. Mistral finds herself surrounded by admirers - some with less than honorable intentions, while her aunt plots a long-awaited revenge. Will Mistral's chance for happiness be destroyed when her aunt's plot and past are revealed?
Movie: Anna Karenina ( 1985 )
Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
TV Show: Catherine Cookson's Colour Blind ( 1998 )
The powerful drama about the struggles of an interracial couple trying to raise their daughter in post-WWI England. The daughter is forced to grow up in world where she doesn't seem to beloing anywhere. Based upon the Catherine Cookson novel of the same name.
Movie: The Substitute Wife ( 1994 )
In Nebraska, in pioneer days, a woman who knows she is going to die asks a prostitute to replace her with her husband and four children in order to make it possible for them to keep their family farm.
Movie: The Secret Garden ( 1987 )
When a spoiled English girl living in nineteenth century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The Lord is a strange old man, frail and deformed, immensely kind, but so melancholy. She wishes to discover what has caused him so much sorrow and to bring joy back to the household. It all must have something to do with the screams and wails which echo through the house at night and no one wants to talk about.
Movie: Madame Bovary ( 1991 )
In nineteenth-century France, the romantic daughter of a country squire (Emma Rouault) marries a dull country doctor (Charles Bovary). To escape boredom, she throws herself into love affairs with a suave local landowner (Rodolphe Boulanger) and a law student (Leon Dupuis), and runs up ruinous debts. This film version closely follows Flaubert's novel and includes most of the famous scenes, such as the wedding, the ball, the agricultural fair, the operation on the clubfoot, and the opera in Rouen.
Movie: Madame Bovary ( 2000 )
A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, and next she takes a lover. When he refuses to run away with her, she takes up again with the law clerk. Her spending on dresses and furnishings mounts; these debts and her ill-advised professional counsel to her husband bring his ruin.
TV Show: The Phantom of the Opera ( 1990 )
Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives Carriere's dismissed. His arrogant successor refuses to let a woman of low birth sing in his opera, but graciously employs Christine as gadrobiere for his wife Charlotta, who's installed as first singer. He also fights the phantom, an unknown guy who lives since many years in the catacombs below the opera and was granted privileges by Carriere. However the phantom knows how to defend himself and at the same time helps Christine to her career.
TV Show: The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries ( 1977 )
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries recount the adventures of the famous teenage sleuths, based on the two series of juvenile mystery novels by the Edward Stratemeyer syndicate under the names Franklin W. Dixon and Carolyn Keene. Frank and Joe Hardy are the sons of a private detective, and Nancy Drew is the daughter of a criminal attorney. In the first season, stories alternated week by week between the two families, but in the second season the independent Nancy Drew adventures were phased out so that all were working as a team. In the third season, Nancy Drew was eliminated completely and the Hardys became more involved in cases of international intrigue.
TV Show: Dark Shadows ( 1966 )
My name is Victoria Winters; In the small town of Collinsport Maine, lies the Collinwood mansion where the richest family in town resides. The Collins family has been plagued with troubles since the town was founded. There have been vampires, werewolves, witches, over zealous witch hunters and much more. We join their story as I, the new governess Victoria WInters arrives in town on my way to meet my new charge, David Collins. I am about to encounter strangeness I have never imagined in my wildest dreams.Dark Shadows is an American Gothic soap opera that originally aired weekdays on the ABC television network, from June 27, 1966 to April 2, 1971. The show depicted the lives, loves, trials and tribulations of the wealthy Collins family of Collinsport, Maine, where a number of supernatural occurrences take place.The series became hugely popular when vampire Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid) appeared ten months into its run. Dark Shadows also featured ghosts, werewolves, zombies, man-made monsters, witches, warlocks, time travel, and a parallel universe. A small company of actors each played many roles; indeed, as actors came and went, some characters were played by more than one actor.Dark Shadows was distinguished by its vividly melodramatic performances, atmospheric interiors, memorable storylines, numerous dramatic plot twists, adventurous music score, broad cosmos of characters and heroic adventures. The original network run of the show lasted for nearly five years to amass 1,225 episodes.It continues to enjoy an intense cult following
TV Show: Lillie ( 1978 )
The Rise and Fall of a Professional Beauty. It was the affair that shook Victorian society to its core. He was the Prince of Wales, the future monarch; she was a professional beauty, who became a royal bedmate. Lillie is a story of scandal and intrigue; of notoriety and cold-hearted manipulation and of heart-wrenching, passionate romance. This lavish production follows the fascinating life of the Dean of Jersey's daughter from her modest childhood to her emergence as one of the most celebrated beauties of her time. Lillie's liaison with the heir to the throne marked only the beginning of a remarkable, scandalous and daring series of adventures in open defiance of accepted morality imposed by Victorian and Edwardian society. Trapped in a loveless marriage, Lillie soon takes full advantage of her beauty and enchantment, attracting many lovers including the Prince of Wales.
Movie: The Great Locomotive Chase ( 1956 )
During the Civil War Union spy Andrews and his men volunteer to steal a Confederate train and drive it to Union territory while destroying the Confederate railway system along the way.
Movie: Salome's Last Dance ( 1988 )
Late on Guy Fawkes Day, 1892, Oscar Wilde arrives at a high-class brothel where a surprise awaits: a staging of his play "Salome," with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover Bosey, and Lady Alice. The movie moves between the play and Wilde's night. In the play, Herod begs his pubescent step-daughter Salome to dance for him, promising her anything she desires. Her mother, Herodias, objects. Salome is stung by John the Baptist's rejection of her affections. The prophet's scolding celibacy puts him between the expressed desire of age and youth. Wilde dallies with a young man as he watches the show, provoking Bosey's jealousy. Two surprises await him.
Movie: The Black Velvet Gown ( 1993 )
In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a black velvet gown, and even educates her children. But when Riah discovers the reason behind Miller's gifts, she vows to leave his house, but Miller has a hold on her, even after his death, when he leaves his house to her on the condition that she never marry. Riah's daughter, Biddy, grows up and becomes a laundress in a large house where her education keeps her from fitting in and makes her a target. But it also catches the eye of a son of the house, and with Miller's legacies, Biddy may yet find her way to happiness.
TV Show: Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin ( 1995 )
The Glass Virgin is a 1995 UK television miniseries directed by Sarah Hellings, adapted from the best-selling novel by Catherine Cookson. In 19th century England, wealthy young Annabella Lagrange lives a comfortable and secluded life on her family's country estate, where her parents own a glass works. As a child, she develops a special friendship with the charming stable boy Manuel Mendoza. When she turns 18, she marries her cousin Stephen and sees what the world is really like.
Movie: The Matchmaker ( 1959 )
It's 1884 in Yonkers, New York. Dolly Gallagher-Levi is a Jane-of-all-Trades, but her latest and most lucrative venture is as a matchmaker, setting men up with women with the intention of matrimony. This job is ironic as she was previously married herself, not enjoying the experience. Her latest client is older penny-pinching retail store owner, Horace Vandergelder, who works his two young meek clerks, Cornelius Hackl and Barnaby Tucker, to the bone. As Horace won't give them a day off, Cornelius and Barnaby plot to close the store and sneak into New York for the day, their mission to meet and kiss a girl. In New York, Cornelius spots Irene Molloy, a young female milliner upon who he sets his sights. On their meeting, Cornelius is unaware that she is also one of Horace's possible brides. Beyond what happens between Horace, Cornelius and Irene, Dolly herself may be ready for matrimony again despite her words to the contrary.
TV Show: Victorian Farm Christmas ( 2009 )
Victorian Farm Christmas looks into the lives of 19th century farmers and shows you how to make traditional gifts, food, games and decorations.
Movie: The Old Curiosity Shop ( 2007 )
A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.
TV Show: The Old Curiosity Shop ( 1979 )
The Old Curiosity Shop is a novel by Charles Dickens. The plot follows the life of Nell Trent and her grandfather, both residents of The Old Curiosity Shop in London. It is the story of Nell Trent, a beautiful and virtuous young girl of 'not quite fourteen.' An orphan, she lives with her maternal grandfather in his shop of odds and ends. Her grandfather loves her dearly, and Nell does not complain, but she lives a lonely existence with almost no friends her own age.
Movie: Florence Nightingale ( 1985 )
This is the fact-based story of an aristocratic woman who defies Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers, who are victims of the Crimean war, she finds herself very unwelcome and faces great opposition for her new way of thinking. However through her selfless acts of caring, she quickly becomes known as 'The Lady with the Lamp', the caring nurse whose shadow soldiers kiss.
Movie: The Cater Street Hangman ( 1998 )
With the help of a feisty aristocratic woman, a working-class Scotland Yard inspector hunts for a serial killer of young women in Victorian London.
Movie: Lady Audley's Secret ( 2000 )
Wealthy estate owner sir Michael Audley willingly marries a gold-digger, his only daughter Alicia's governess Lucy née Gray. Sir Michael's dashing, in-living orphaned nephew Robert 'Bob' returns from an Australia gold rush adventure with his new best friend George Talboys, a young father who finds his wife died in their absence. Robert is instantly attracted to Lucy, who buries her past with George by leaving him drowning in a well. Maid Phoebe's boyfriend finds out Lucy's secret and blackmails her. Later Robert comes on the trace of the truth, while accepting to marry Alicia as Michael seems infertile. But after Robert tells Michael, the consequences and the extent of deception exceed their imagination.
Movie: Hedda Gabler ( 2015 )
Hedda, beautiful daughter of the late General Gabler, returns from her honeymoon with scholar husband Jorgen to confront the boredom and banality of married life. Although she has little more than amused contempt for her husband, she is pregnant by him and is revolted by the thought of carrying his child and the changes that motherhood will impose upon her future. When the re-appearance of an old flame of hers threatens both Jorgen's career prospects and her own amour propre, Hedda contrives to bring about Lovborg's destruction but, in the process, also brings about her own.
Movie: Slaughter Night ( 2006 )
After her father gets killed in an automobile accident, Kristel Lodema discovers that her dad was investigating an old mine where convicted child killer Andries Martiens died back in 1857. Kristel decides to check out the mine along with a group of young adults. However, said mine turns out to be haunted by the dangerous and murderous spirit of Martiens.
Movie: Secret Men's Business ( 1999 )
Movie: The Indian Runner ( 1991 )
A Vietnam vet comes home to his small town and finds himself in conflict with rules that his brother has vowed to uphold.
TV Show: Sea Hunt ( 1958 )
Mike Nelson is a former Navy SCUBA diver who goes independent. Now Mike will go anywhere, take on any underwater challenge... and deal with any danger along the way.
Movie: Chilly Scenes of Winter ( 1982 )
Charles is a Salt Lake City civil servant who loves (*LOVES*) Laura, a lovely housewife with a lovely step-daughter and an A-frame-selling, ex-quarterback husband named Ox. His roommate is "an unemployed jacket salesman," his mother is a spacey, laxative overdosing, overly eccentric basket-case, his perpetually happy sister finds love in the dorkiest of guys, his step-father has a jones for Turtle Wax and his boss asks him for advice about his Ivy League son's sexual problems. He listens to Janis Joplin and dreams of getting Laura back once and for all. He does everything in his power to win her back from Ox, and the lengths he goes to provide the structure of the film in this bittersweet romantic comedy...a film that explores what happened to the Woodstock generation when they transcended their idealism (i.e. it was expected that they fall in love and face the music of routine). Charles is perhaps the quintessential saint of this ideology.
TV Show: Tattinger's ( 1988 )
A dramatic series about an Upper West Side, New York, restaurant named Tattinger's, populated by customers and staff who represent a wide cross-section of New Yorkers.
Movie: Baby Girl Scott ( 1987 )
The story of the Scotts, a young couple whose first child is born dangerously early, weighing less than a pound and a half. As they endure the anguish and struggle to help keep their baby alive, they discover what real love, courage and triumph are in the face of tragedy.
Movie: Divine Trash ( 1998 )
The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his parents, his brother, Divine's mom, actors and crew, other directors, film critics, a film curator, psychologists, and Maryland's last censor, who shudders at the memory of Waters's pictures. Also included is footage of Waters making his early movies, culminating in an up-close and in-depth look at Pink Flamingos: the script, the set, the filming conditions, its editing, its distribution, and its impact. In sweet ways, this documentary is also a celebration of Divine (1945-1988).
TV Show: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ( 1997 )
The year is 1886, when New England's fishing harbours are the scene for a "creature of unknown origin" destroying ships at sea. It is the job of Professor Pierre Arronax, a marine expert, and Ned Land, the iron-willed sailor, to learn the truth of the "monster" roaming the seas. The great novelist, Jules Verne, described this perilous journey to the darkest depths of the sea with Captain Nemo aboard the Nautilus.
TV Show: Silk Stalkings ( 1991 )
In Palm Beach Florida, crimes of passion are a frequent occurrence among the rich and beautiful. Enter Sgt. Rita Lance and Sgt. Chris Lorenzo the attractive young homicide detectives whose job it is to investigate these high-class murders--or Silk Stalkings, as they call them. Pulsing with illicit affairs, kinky encounters, cold-blooded murders, and their own dark secrets, these are the deadly days and steamy nights of two sexiest cop partners.
Movie: I Do, They Don't ( 2005 )
A Vegas wedding spells trouble back at home, as Carrie (Bissett) and Jim (Estes) each break the news to their kids. Can the newlyweds -- and their new household -- survive?
Movie: The Man Who Used to Be Me ( 2000 )
A former policeman (William Devane) gets the opportunity to travel back in time to catch his father's murderer and in so doing runs into his younger self (Rob Estes).
Movie: Close to Danger ( 1997 )
A college student (Rinna) typing a manuscript for a novelist (Estes) begins to realize he's planning to carry out the murder mystery in real life.
Movie: Terror in the Mall ( 1998 )
A group of people are trapped in a deserted mall during a flood along with an escaped prisoner.
Movie: Deadly Isolation ( 2005 )
Crafty Patrick Carlson and his violent accomplice Kyle Mumford have hidden in the woods up north for months after pulling off a major diamonds robbery in San Fracisco. They hoped to collect the loot from a third accomplice, who says it must be with Susan, the widow of professor Ron Mandaway, who probably hid it before committing suicide. Patrick adopts the false identity of Jeff Watkins, a retired entrepreneur, who supposedly had a yachting accident, so she'll take him into her luxury island villa. Jeff's charms win her confidence, but can't find the diamonds, and she seems unaware. Kyle loses his patience, and local sheriff Kirby Grantham, who regularly pays Susan a friendly visit, becomes a problem when his deputy finds Jeff's identity most suspicious.
Movie: A Trusted Man ( 2012 )
Sonia Paston accepts a huge job promotion. Accepting this promotion means she must leave her home in New York City and move to a small town near Boston. However, someone in her life is not ready to live without her.
TV Show: Pacific Palisades ( 1997 )
Set in the Los Angeles suburb of the same name, Pacific Palisades follows the lives of young professionals who have it all, but haven't paid for it yet, on the Southern California fast track to fame, fortune, scandal and ruin. The cast of characters includes Joanna and Nick Hadley, a young married couple who left their native Midwest for the Pacific Coast where Nick has landed a job as an architect; Joanna's troubled teenage sister Rachel Whittaker- later discovered to be her illegitimate daughter at the end of the series; Rachel's friends Ashley & Michael who excel in sneakiness; Robert and Kate Russo, whose sterling life is beginning to tarnish; Jessica Mitchell, a rising professional whose choice of men leads to trouble; Matt Dunning, a construction businessman with a dark side; Laura Sinclair, a real estate agent who does whatever it takes to close a deal; Cory Robbins, a promising but manipulative plastic surgeon; and beautiful Beth Hooper, who rents an apartment from Laura and is being romanced by Cory.
Movie: The Flash II: Revenge of the Trickster ( 1995 )
Every super hero has his nemesis - and this time Flash has that murderous mischief maker the Trickster (Hamill).
Movie: The Night of the Headless Horseman ( 1999 )
In this classic tale based on "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," Ichabod Crane, the town's new schoolmaster, is instantly enamored with Katrina Van Tassel, but he must compete for her love with Brom Bones, who will stop at nothing to win her. Ichabod thinks that Brom is his biggest obstacle, but to his surprise, there is someone -- or something -- else out there who will change his life forever.
Movie: The Stepsister ( 1997 )
A young psych major uses her wits to expose the deadly intentions of her father's new bride and the woman's conniving daughter.
Movie: Dead Husbands ( 1998 )
Dr. Carter Elson is a man who finds a list of men's names among his wife Alex's possessions. When Carter discovers his own name at the bottom of the list, and that some of the other names are those of dead men, he confides in his friend/agent Betty. Time is ticking as they try and figure out what the list means before his name reaches the top. Alex, a small town girl who marries the up-and-coming doctor as an entry to the social-climbing world she always coveted, is frustrated when obstacles are placed in her path. She meets two other "unhappy wives," played by Sonja Smits and Donna Pescow, and discovers a way out that may be the answer to all of her prayers. The women conspire to 'shorten the list!'
Movie: Deceptions ( 1990 )
A detective gets involved with a suspect in a murder case.
Movie: Save Me ( 1994 )
An accountant beleaguered by personal and professional problems gets involved with a femme fatale and her mysterious psychiatrist.
Movie: Man of Her Dreams ( 1997 )
When Faith makes a mistake and gets too close to Walter, he thinks it's true love. When she tries to end it, Walter decides he can't let her live without him.
Movie: Beneath Loch Ness ( 2001 )
The legendary Loch Ness Monster, terrorizes a lake in Scotland and Patrick Bergin comes out to kill it.
Movie: The Emperor's New Clothes ( 1987 )
In Europe several several centuries ago, a group of prisoners about to be executed are freed as part of the celebration of the upcoming marriage of the emperor's daughter, Princess Gilda, to a very rich prince from another country. Among these newly free men are an uncle-and-nephew con artist team, who continue their usual work to the point where they end up in the emperor's own palace, posing as tailors. Taking advantage of the emperor's extreme love for new and newer clothing as a symbol of his wealth, the fake tailors get him to hire them to make clothes (in time for the wedding) that are invisible to all who are either unfit for their position, or very stupid. Of course, they wouldn't make anything at all, but instead steal all of the material (many jewels) and leave the emperor and all the people thinking that they are unfit or stupid. Things start to get more difficult as neither the emperor nor Gilda like the prince she is engaged to, she and the nephew fall in love, the nephew has misgivings about being a con artist, and the emperor is constantly checking on the progress of his tailors, who are watched over by a very suspicious guard.
Movie: The Spirit Is Willing ( 1967 )
When Ben and Kate Powell (Sid Caesar and Vera Miles) rent a haunted New England house by the sea, their son Steve (Barry Gordon) gets blamed for the destruction caused by three unruly ghosts. Another of 'exploitation king' William Castle's supernatural films, this one is studded with familiar character actors including Harvey Lembeck, Mary Wickes, John McGiver, Doodles Weaver, Jesse White and John ("Gomez Addams") Astin.
Movie: Face the Music ( 1993 )
Lisa and Charlie Hunter, a divorced couple and former song writing team, spend a weekend in the French countryside in order to write one last song together. But Charlie's fiance isn't too happy about the idea...
Movie: Making Love ( 1982 )
A successful young L.A. doctor and his equally successful television-producer wife find their happily-ever-after life torn assunder when he suddenly confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men. Zach and Claire live a comfortable life secure in their love for one another when Bart, a swinging L.A. novelist, walks into Zach's office and awakens unfamiliar feelings in him. In a move which leaves him wracked with guilt, Zach cancels dinner with his wife in order to go out with Bart. He is inexplicably drawn to this man who seems intent on keeping him at arms distance. Why can't Bart allow their relationship to grow? he wonders. Exasperated, he asks Bart, "Do you snore? Does anybody ever get a chance to find out?" As Zach's absences become more and more frequent, Claire's concern manifests itself in the suspicion that he is having an affair with another woman. Jilted by Bart and feeling alone for the first time in his married life, Zach resolves to tell Claire the truth about himself. Predictably, Claire is shocked that she could have known so little about the man she has loved for so many years and accuses him of deceiving her from the very start.
Movie: Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again ( 1983 )
Dr Daniel Jekyll researching into drugs that would help mankind avoid surgery discovers a white powder that unleashes the animal in every man, and in his case turning him from a shy and timid doctor into a wild sex crazed party animal. To the delight and dismay of both his rich fiancée and stripper girlfriend.
Movie: She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal ( 1995 )
This film tells the story of Lt. Paula Coughlin when she was assigned as an Admiral's assistant at the annual US Navy convention called Tailhook. During that convention, which often had predominately male officers partying wildly, she was subjected to "The Guantlet" in which she was sexually man-handled and harassed relentlessly by the male officers attending. Abused and humiliated by this collective affront to her, she sought to bring charges on her attackers. However, she found that she must not only confront her attackers, but more importantly, the male military mentality and profound sexism that permitted this kind of outrage in the first place.
TV Show: Little House on the Prairie ( 2005 )
Little House on the Prairie is a 2005 family western miniseries It is a six-part adaptation of children's novels Little House in the Big Woods (1932) and Little House on the Prairie (1935) by Laura Ingalls Wilder. The series was broadcast on ABC as part of The Wonderful World of Disney anthology series.
Movie: The Three Lives of Karen ( 1997 )
State trooper Matt patiently accompanies his bride, Karen Winthrop, when businessman Paul turns up and claims she's his missing wife and the mother of his daughter Jessica. He could be right, since Karen has amnesia. Evidence she was indeed Emily Riggs convinces Karen to stay indefinitely and postpone the wedding. However, digging for her past she stumbles across an earlier identity, Cindy Last, trough embittered foster-mother Lois, who hints at a traumatic start of her wandering.
Movie: Spellcaster ( 1991 )
A group of people are killed one by one while participating at a million dollar treasure hunt in a mysterious Italian castle.
TV Show: The Outsiders ( 1990 )
The Outsiders, the story of the Curtis brothers, Darry, Soda Pop, and Ponyboy, struggling to make it as a family. According to Ponyboy, there's two kinds of people in the world: greasers and socs. A soc (short for "social") has money, can get away with just about anything, and has an attitude longer than a limousine. A greaser, on the other hand, always lives on the outside and needs to watch his back. Ponyboy is a greaser, and he's always been proud of it, even willing to rumble against a gang of socs for the sake of his fellow greasers--until one terrible night when his friend Johnny kills a soc. The murder gets under Ponyboy's skin, causing his bifurcated world to crumble and teaching him that pain feels the same whether a soc or a greaser.
Movie: Jezebel's Kiss ( 1990 )
Young woman comes to a small town and starts to take vengeance through seduction and manipulation for the grave injustice that was done to her family a long time ago.
Movie: She Knows Too Much ( 1989 )
A master cat burglar, Samantha White, is released from prison into custody of bumbling S.O.B. agent Harry. She has to help his agency solve a string of murders tied to a Manchurian Candidate scenario.
TV Show: Cybill ( 1995 )
Cybill is a comedy revolving around Cybill Sheridan, a working actress in Los Angeles with a stop-start career, complicated by an eccentric extended family that includes two daughters and a couple of ex-husbands. Her best friend, Maryann Thorpe, is a rich-by-settlement divorcee with a twisted sense of humor, who is a certified alumna of the Betty Ford Clinic (but in need of a refresher course). Cybill's elder daughter, Rachel, is conservative, married, has one child - and is Cybill's polar opposite. Cybill's live-in daughter, Zoey, is a brooding 18-year-old.
Movie: Pie in the Sky ( 1996 )
A whimsical saga of a young man whose two life-consuming passions are unraveling traffic gridlock and an avant-garde dancer. A romantic comedy.
Movie: Silver Bells ( 2005 )
Manhattanite Catherine O'Mara (Heche) bonds with a young man who has run away from his father. When the father returns to New York a year later to sell his Christmas trees, he and Catherine cross paths.
Movie: Pucked ( 2006 )
A failed lawyer uses credit cards to finance a women's ice-hockey league.
Movie: Safety Patrol ( 1998 )
All Scout Bozell wants is to be on his school's Safety Patrol. The only problem: his extraordinary and obliviously clumsy nature. When Scout transfers to a new school, his new friends warn him their Safety Patrol, led by the principal's son, are bullies and reign over the place. What Scout and his friends don't know is two staff members are professional thieves and using the 'Safeties' to assist in their crime ring. When the principal learns a member of the Patrol is involved in the thefts plaguing the school, the 'Safeties' name Scout one of them with a devious plan to set him up!
Movie: Bon Jovi: Cross Road ( 1994 )
Movie: Little City ( 1998 )
San Francisco is a little city, where you keep running into the same 6 people, here 5 around 30 y.o. and a cougar on the prowl for young women, all going in and out of relationships.
TV Show: Invasion ( 1997 )
Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive mentality, the aliens are absolutely dedicated to transforming every human on Earth and do so with alarming swiftness. Only a small group of humans remain who have the medical knowledge to devise antibodies to reverse the effects of the virus.
Movie: Oblivion 2: Backlash ( 1996 )
In the alien-western world of Oblivion, a suave, yet lethal bounty hunter named Sweeney arrives to arrest the seductive outlaw Lash on multiple charges, including murder. Lash, who just "inherited" a mine of Derconium (the most valuable mineral in the universe) from Crowley in a game of cards, meets up with Redeye's brother, Jaggar, who wants the mine for himself to rule the galaxy. It's a fight over Lash between the sheriff of Oblivion, Jaggar, and Sweeney. But who will emerge victorious?
Movie: Oblivion ( 1994 )
On this planet, it's Cowboys and Aliens.
Movie: Future Kick ( 1991 )
On Earth in the future, Don "The Dragon" Wilson takes on a sinister corporation that trades in black market human body parts. He single handedly manages to restore law and order in a motion picture tour de force guaranteed to thrill science fiction and martial arts fans alike.
Movie: Open Window ( 2006 )
The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Movie: Niagara, Niagara ( 1998 )
An outsider and a young woman plagued by Tourette's syndrome meet and together journey to Canada.
TV Show: L.A. Dragnet ( 2003 )
From Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf, one of television's most successful creators and architect of the long-running Law & Order franchise, comes this modern-day take on the classic police drama, with Ed O'Neill as the hard-nosed Sergeant Friday and Ethan Embry as a new man, Detective Smith investigating crimes that could only take place in Los Angeles, one of the world's most glamorous and intriguing cities.
Movie: Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage ( 1993 )
The story of Rosalie Bonnano, the daughter of a powerful New York Mafia boss who married the son of her father's rival, another powerful New York Mafia boss.
Movie: High School U.S.A. ( 1983 )
Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.
Movie: Light of Day ( 1987 )
A pair of siblings must choose whether to pursue their dream of touring with their rock band or support their family and stay in Cleveland, Ohio.
Movie: Where Truth Lies ( 1996 )
Driven to drink by his wife's death, a tormented doctor is committed to an experimental rehab.
Movie: 36 Hours to Die ( 1999 )
The head of a brewery enlists his family and his bowling team to fight an extortion scheme developed by a local mobster to try to ruin the businessman and his family. The brewer's wife is a financial whiz, who helps beat the scheme. Jack O'Malley is the man's uncle, who offers brawn as well as brains to defeat the mobster and his henchmen.
Movie: Exception to the Rule ( 1997 )
A married jewel trader is seduced by a beautiful woman while on a business trip. Upon returning home, he receives a video tape in the mail of his tryst and a threat to ruin his marriage if he doesn't turn a shipment of diamonds over to the woman.
Movie: Running Delilah ( 1995 )
Top agent Delilah dies in a risky mission against weapon dealer Kercharian. But she's revived with high-tech medicine and artificial body parts. As invincible superwoman she returns and ...
Movie: The Heineken Kidnapping ( 2011 )
Rem's Amsterdam family lives a nightmare since his father got an alcohol abuse problem related to working for multinational Heineken's brewery distribution and was fired before it became terminal. Rem learns that his bully work colleague Cor is planning to kidnap a businessman with two freak acolytes. Rem convinces them to let him in and aim higher, beer king Alfred Heineken himself, after being nearly run over and left with a token banknote by his driver. They pretend having taken Heineken and his driver to Germany and cash a huge ransom. Heineken hires private detectives and pushes the Dutch and French police, who soon capture the gang. The faulty extradition treaty, up for revision but too late, prevents a Dutch trail for Rem and Cor, but the French authorities fly them to the French half of Antillian island St.Martin and Heineken's cash is spread liberally in a plot to drive the pair over the island border, on Dutch soil.
Movie: Mysteries ( 1978 )
A wealthy visitor to a small town befriends a midget and gets involved with two women as his behaviour becoming ever stranger.
Movie: The Man Who Wasn't There ( 1983 )
A State Department employee finds an egg-shaped device with a green fluid inside that makes the person who drinks it invisible. He finds himself being chased by foreign agents who want the substance.
Movie: To Race the Wind ( 1980 )
The story of Harold Krents, who became totally blind at 9 years old, but graduated Harvard and Oxford and became a lawyer.
Movie: The Boyfriend School ( 1990 )
Cartoonist Gus has survived cancer treatment and now his romance novelist sister tries to find him a woman and guide him. Will they succeed?
Movie: Silence Like Glass ( 1990 )
Fact-based story of a 19 year old ballerina (Gertz) whose collapse on stage leads to the discovery that she has cancer. Transferred to a specialty clinic, she rooms with a working class girl who is directly in conflict with the more refined girl. With both facing their potential deaths, an unlikely bond is formed.
Movie: Freaky Friday ( 1995 )
Annabelle and Ellen both have a hard time getting along with each other. One day on Friday the 13th. They both wear the magical necklaces that switches both of their bodies for a day.
Movie: Jingle Bells ( 1999 )
As the holiday season draws near, an underprivileged family begins to worry because they don't have enough money to buy each other presents. The father sells the one thing the rest of the family cares most about in order to buy them gifts from the store, and holiday suddenly seems like the most unhappiest time of the year. But, with a little Christmas magic and some help from Santa Claus, the whole family realizes the best gifts don't come from the store, they come from the heart
Movie: Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? ( 1993 )
Drama, based on a true story, about a teenage girl, Diana, who inadvertently is sucked into the world of prostitution by her boyfriend-turned-pimp, A.J., whom starts abusing her and eventually murders her. In the aftermath of her death, her mother, Gayle, makes the crushing discovery of how the law views prostitutes (Diana's murder cause was listed as NHI, or "No Humans Involved"), plus the police is unable to charge A.J. with her murder due to a resulting lack of evidence. While working with police to land A.J. into prison on another related charge, Gayle meets another one of A.J. prostitutes, April, and begins learning things from her about A.J., plus helps her get out of the trade and back into her mother's arms.
Movie: Alphabet City ( 1984 )
A New York City drug dealer decides to get out of the business, but has to flee from mobsters.
Movie: Baby It's You ( 1983 )
In a 1966 New Jersey high school, Jill and new student Sheik from the other side of the tracks make their way in a first love romance.
Movie: Searching for Debra Winger ( 2002 )
Rosanna Arquette informally interviews several contrasting actresses about how they cope with being a woman in the entertainment industry. The chauvenism of male crew is discussed, the pretentiousness / stereotyping of female characters in American film now. Interviews include those with Alley Sheedy, Martha Plimpton, Debra Winger, Emmanual Beart, and Rosanna's sister, Patricia Arquette -among others. Although a documentary this film seems affected, Arquette never has an argument, never says anything bad about another actress, in fact, complimenting just about everyone of them as being her favourite actress.
Movie: Nobody's Fool ( 1986 )
Cassie has a miserable job in a bar, is lonely and depressed. Her boyfriend left her when she told him that she's pregnant. After several failed suicide attempts, she'd given away her baby for adoption, and regrets it now. When a theater group from Los Angeles comes to the small town of Buckeye, she meets stage technician Riley. Discreetly he starts wooing her. She likes him very much, but still has feelings for her former boyfriend Billy, too.
Movie: Nowhere to Hide ( 1994 )
Divorcee learns from the FBI that her husband has mafia connections and put a contract on her life. She gets into the witness protection program and falls in love with the agent who protects her.
Movie: The Linguini Incident ( 1991 )
Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory).
Movie: Trading Favors ( 1997 )
A seductive woman (Rosanna Arquette) with a violent boyfriend steals a car and entices a teen (Devon Gummersall) to join her in robbery and more.
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