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Barbarians at the Gate
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1h 47min
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The president of a major tobacco company decides to buy the company himself, but a bidding war ensues as other companies make their own offers.
Sarah, Plain and Tall
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family, Romance | 1h 38min
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A single New England woman responds to an advertisement by a Midwestern widower in which he asks for a bride to help him raise his two children.
A Streetcar Named Desire
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h 36min
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Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is the story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own. After being exiled from her hometown of Laurel, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche explains her... see more
Lucy
[2003]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 2h 8min
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MOW about the life of Lucille Ball, focusing on the loving yet tumultuous relationship with Desi Arnaz.
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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On a cold winter day a mysterious stranger shows up at the Witting Farm. He is John Witting, the father of Jacob Witting who abandoned Jacob and his mother when Jacob was little. Jacob is very hurt by what his father did to him many years ago that he won't have anything to do with him to which his wife Sarah must do everything to bring Jacob and his father back together again for the sake of Jacob... see more
Les Miserables
[1978]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 2h 30min
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Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Legalese
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution.
Only When I Laugh
[1981]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h
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A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the demands of all around her with humor and insight, while staying off the booze.
Mass Appeal
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 39min
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A popular Connecticut priest shields a seminary rebel from the wrath of a stern monsignor.
The Buddy System
[1984]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 50min
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A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer waffles between a sadistic relationship with his on-again, off-again girlfriend and the mother. When one of the officer's inventions takes off, he chooses the girl and shatters the friendship with the boy and his mother... see more
Midwives
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 32min
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A midwife in rural Vermont is wrongly accused of murder in the death of one of her patients by the woman's husband.
The Long Way Home
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Drama, Family | 1h 36min
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This is from the back of the DVD package. "After the death of his wife, depressed Tom Gerrin (Jack Lemmon) meets Leane Bossert (Sarah Paulson), a 21-year-old free spirit, and the unlikely pair hitchhike across the country. In learning to respect each other's differences, they become the best of mismatched friends and give each other the courage to embrace new beginnings and face the sad finales that... see more
A Christmas Memory
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 36min
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A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried. Buddy brings life to the house and develops a close friendship with one of the older, simpler ladies, Sook. Buddy and Sook undertake many adventures together, including the baking of 31 fruit-cakes which they give as... see more
To Dance with the White Dog
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and confidant. Sam takes the dog on a nostalgic journey which dramatizes the fulfillment he shared with his departed wife.
O Pioneers!
[1992]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 39min
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Alexandra Bergson inherits the family farm and struggles to carve a home and a fortune from the windswept prairie. Along the way, she forfeits her one chance for love, but never forgets the teenager who stirred her heart. He returns 15 years later and rekindles within Alexandra a long-buried dream and newfound desire. Willa Cather's famous novel comes stirringly to life in this made-for-TV movie.
Mary & Tim
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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Another adaptation of the novel "Tim", about the love that develops between a mentally challenged young man and the older, lonely widow who takes him under her wing.
After Jimmy
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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Drama about a teenage boy's suicide.
Challenger
[1990]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h 40min
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New Hampshire teacher Christa McAuliffe joins six other astronauts on the tragic 1986 space-shuttle flight.
Promise
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 37min
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When his mother dies, Bob not only inherits her house, but also the custody of his younger brother, who suffers from schizophrenia and epilepsy. At the age of 21, Bob promised to look after his brother. Although he has barely seen him in the many years since then and strives against the commitment, he doesn't dare to put him in a home either.
Night Ride Home
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A father, mother and their daughter try to cope with the tragic death of their young son, the girl's brother, that she indirectly unintentionally caused.
Dress Gray
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 3h 12min
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When a first-classman's insignia is found on the riverbank near the drowned body of plebe David Hand, the specter of murder casts a shadow of scandal across the U.S. Grant Military Academy. General Hedges, the headmaster of the school, is determined to keep the beleaguered school out of the headlines and attempts to cover-up the likelihood of murder by wielding his considerable influence to pass it... see more
One of My Wives Is Missing
[1976]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 33min
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Daniel Corban's wife Elizabeth disappeared after they had a fight. Then she shows up, yet he insists that the woman isn't actually his wife.
Echoes in the Darkness
[1987]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 4h 10min
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Based on the true life story that took place in the 1970s, this movie follows the murder of Susan Reinert and her two children in Upper Merion Township in Pennsylvania, a case that lasted seven years.
The Picture of Dorian Gray
[1973]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Horror | 1h 51min
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In Victorian London, a beautiful young man is given a portrait of himself by an admiring artist. Soon after this, he treats a young woman cruelly and then notices that his portrait seems to look meaner than it used to. Eventually, he cannot endure the portrait and hides it in the attic. As the years pass, he becomes ever more unscrupulous and dissolute. His friends remark how he is as handsome as ever... see more
Heartsounds
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h 8min
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New York urologist Harold Lear gets a taste of his own medicine when he suffers a heart attack and is confronted with a medical institution which doesn't seem equipped to help. Wife Martha steps in to fight the system and get a measure of service and compassion. Ultimately the greatest battle is not waged against the medical profession, however, but against Lear's own failing body and his own mortal... see more
The Boys
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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When Walter's diagnosed with lung cancer, despite his squeaky clean lifestyle, he has to tell his screenwriter partner, because that partner is a chain-smoker. As Walter fights cancer he also tries to put his affairs in order by teaching writing to prison inmates, talking to his son and ex-wife, and getting his partner to quit smoking.
Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love
[1979]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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A young couple is overjoyed when they find out that, after having had two girls, the wife is pregnant again, and this time it will be a son. However, the boy turns out to autistic. Unhappy with the diagnoses and treatments available, they decide to work out their own therapy program for their son.
Jane's House
[1994]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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Paul Clark and his children are really down-hearted after the death of Jane, Pauls wife. He falls in love with the business- woman Mary, a former tennis-player. They decide to live together. That appears to be very difficult. Their characters are totally different, and so are their lifestyles. Mary's continuously reminded of the deceased Jane.
Aftermath: A Test of Love
[1991]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 37min
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Based on a true story, an adoring wife and mother is taken hostage during a robbery and brutally murdered.
My Brother's Keeper
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 34min
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A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.
Toughlove
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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The Charters family falls into despair over their drug-addicted son Gary. They discuss his problems through the "Toughlove" program in searching for answers.
Home Fires Burning
[1989]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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When a WW2 veteran comes back home,he realizes how the war affected Americans by seeing the changes in his wife,family,and best friend.
Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal
[1982]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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An poorly-educated house-wife fights companies polluting her hometown's water-table in up-state New York during the 1970's.
Something in Common
[1986]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 42min
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A young man and a nice woman in her forties fall in love. His mother goes berserk when he tells her about it and when the girlfriend comes to meet the mother, she wants to jump out of her skin. Accepting her son's choice won't be easy.
The Displaced Person
[1977]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 58min
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A conscientious but driven Polish refugee disrupts the hierarchy of power on a Georgia farm in the 1940s.
The Princess and the Cabbie
[1981]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2h
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A young woman works to overcome her dyslexia with the help of a good-hearted cab driver.
Jesse
[1988]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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In Meredith, California (a very small town) there was no doctor (only once a week on Wednesdays would a doctor fly in) , so Jesse Maloney (a "Practical Nurse") would take his place for the rest of the week. She would deliver the babies, set the bones and saved the lives of Meredith for nearly a decade. Then one day (in this "true story"), someone called the authorities and she gets arrested for practicing... see more
The Family Man
[1979]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
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A happily married family man, owner of a parking garage in Manhattan, drifts into a romance with one of his customers.
Delta County, U.S.A.
[1977]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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Story of life in a small southern community, dominated by generational barriers and political intrigue.
Shell Game
[1975]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure, Comedy | 1h 30min
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A convicted con artist sets out to expose the head of a charity fund who has been embezzling money to cover his huge gambling losses.
Jake's Women
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 29min
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Jake is a writer. He is married to Maggie, but his marriage is in trouble. He cannot stop thinking about other women in his life, characters he invents conversations with. He is constantly talking to: his deceased wife Julie, his daughter Molly, his sister Karen, and his psychiatrist Edith. All he does is have imaginary conversations with real people that are at the moment out of his life. Maggie cannot... see more
The Women's Room
[1980]
 
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TV Movie | Drama
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A wife is sick and tired of her husband's infidelities, so she leaves home and goes back to grad-school. There she meets many self-confident women who help her find her own voice.
Sunshine Christmas
[1977]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 2h
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A musician, brooding over the marriage of his sometime girlfriend, decides to take his adopted daughter to his home in Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family. While there, he begins to rekindle the relationship he once had with his childhood girlfriend.
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 14min
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 2h
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Based on a true case, this tells the story of two parents in New Jersey whose daughter has lapsed into a coma from which doctors say she will never recover. The parents must decide whether to keep her alive on life support systems, or to disconnect them and let her die with some dignity left.
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