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Corletto and Son

Corletto and Son was a tense family drama. Mike Corletto is 17 and dreams of becoming an iron worker like his father and uncle. He thinks higher education is a waste of time, and has failed a course in high school. His father Nick, on the other hand, is determined that his son will attend university and become an engineer. Nick is furious about the fail ...

Original Airdates1981
TypeTV Movie

Cosmic Christmas, A

★★★★

Seeking the meaning of a brilliant star that appeared in the sky 2000 years ago, three visitors from outer space learn about Christmas with the help of a little boy and his pet goose. Original songs by Sylvia Tyson include "The Way That Christmas Used to Be" and "Why Don't They Look to the Stars?"

Original Airdates1977
TypeTV Movie

Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog, The

★★★★

Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog, The The story of a champion Eskimo sled dog, named Kavik, who survives a plane crash in the wilds of Alaska and is found and cared for by a young boy, named Andy Evans, who brings Kavik back to his small hometown. But the dog's owner, George Hunter, takes Kavik back to his home in Colorado where the dog escapes and embarks on a 2,000-mile odyssey in search ...

AkaKavik, the Wolf Dog
Original Airdates1980
TypeTV Movie

Crossbar

★★★

Crossbar The moving story of young high jumper Aaron Kornylo who, after winning a bronze medal at the 1976 Olympics, loses a leg in a farm accident. Determined to return to the sport he loves, encouraged by the help and friendship of his girl friend Katie, a fellow athlete, Aaron doggedly practices- one-legged and without the aid of crutches- his goal: to jump s ...

Original Airdates1979
TypeTV Movie

Dead Aviators

Dead Aviators A young girl (Juliana Wimbles), who struggles with her pilot father's death in a plane crash years before, visits her grandmother (Marsha Mason) in Newfoundland. While there, she encounters the ghosts of two pilots (Lothaire Bluteau, Michel Monty), who are condemned to Earth to constantly re-live their own crash that occurred in 1927. The girl decides t ...

AkaRestless Spirits (USA TV title)
Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Dead Husbands

★★★★★

Dead Husbands John Ritter stars as Dr. Carter Elson, who finds a list of men's names among his wife Alex's (Nicollette Sheridan) 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 (Amy Yasbeck). Time is ticking as they try and figure out what the list ...

AkaLast Man on the List
Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Deadbolt

★★★

Deadbolt When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as he plots to manipulate and control all aspects of Marty's life, imprison her in her own apartment and make her h ...

AkaSéquestrée (French title)
Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Deadly Love

Deadly Love "Deadly Love" is an outstanding piece of reverse casting. Susan Dey, whose middle name is Nice, plays the vampire, and Stephen McHattie, Mr. Menace, is the cop trying to stop a series of murders. Because neither of these actors is playing to type, we don't know until the end which of the captivated lovers is the bigger threat to the other. The award- ...

Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Degas and the Dancer

Degas and the Dancer The story finds Edgar Degas (Thomas Jay Ryan) in a time of crisis following the death of his father. Saddled with debt and struggling to survive, he derives unexpected inspiration from an aspiring young ballerina named Marie (Alison Pill). Degas helps Marie tap into the incredible talent she doesn't believe she has, especially when compared to her b ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Devil and Daniel Mouse, The

★★★★½

Finding their audience drying up in favour of rock music, two young mouse folk singers find themselves with a bleak future. Desperate for a better career and life, the female vows that she would do anything to become a rock star. Instantly, the Devil arises to take advantage of that and offers to make her a star in exchange for her soul. She agrees and ...

Original Airdates1978
TypeSpecial

Diamond Fleece, The

Diamond Fleece, The 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.

Original Airdates1992
TypeTV Movie

Diary of Evelyn Lau, The

A teenage girl runs away from home and her very strict mother, becomes a prostitute and drug-addict, which she writes a book about.

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Dieppe

★★★★

Dieppe Canadian troops stationed in England during the Second World War were ordered to attack the Nazi-occupied French seaside town of Dieppe. More than 900 were killed.

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Divided Loyalties

★★★★

Divided Loyalties was a dramatization of one of the pivotal periods of Canadian history. At the heart of the story is the figure of Joseph Brant, played by Jack Langedijk. An Iroquois chief of the mid-1700s, he was a powerful figure in the complex native-colonist circle that existed in Canada just prior to the American revolution. When American and Brit ...

Original Airdates1990
TypeTV Movie

Diviners, The

★★★★½

Diviners, The Based on the 1974 Governor General's Award-winning novel, The Diviners brings Margaret Laurence's Manawaka to life. The film follows Morag Gunn from her tough childhood in Manitoba through to middle-age -- all the while showing Morag's search for love. Along the way, we meet various characters from the Manawaka series and catch a glimpse into the many w ...

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Don't Look Behind You

Don't Look Behind You A man (Patrick Duffy) has to enter the witness protection program after he gives up his former boss, whom he discovers is a druglord, to the FBI. Relocating his wife (Pam Dawber) and kids causes trouble as they are very dissatisfied with their new lives. Unfortunately, the protection plan also doesn't work, as the gang tracks down the family and the man ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Dream House

Dream House A young couple moves into a sophisticated "home of the future," that offers all the latest modern conveniences--including automated household appliances, lights that turn themselves on and off, and a miswired supercomputer determined to kill, kill, kill.

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Ebenezer

Ebenezer Saddle up for this western adaptation of Charles Dickens timeless story “A Christmas Carol.” Ebenezer Scrooge (Jack Palance), tough as rawhide, is a miserable card-cheating miser who owns the local saloon along with half the town. He also abhors all men and thinks he is above the law. Alone in his room after a card fight, Scrooge is visited by Jacob Mar ...

Original Airdates1997
TypeTV Movie

Edge, The

Edge, The A nuclear bomb secretly being flown from the US to neutral Finland is hijacked. The mercnearies responsible plan to sell it to Lybia. With the plot uncovered, Russia threatens to attack if the bomb enters Soviet airspace. As the Cold War heats up, a young woman expert in computers attempts to track the missing cargo.

AkaDoomsday Plot
Original Airdates1985
TypeTV Movie

Edison: The Wizard of Light

Edison: The Wizard of Light Edison: The Wizard of Light" is a fictional account of how Thomas Edison takes under his wing an orphan named Jack who becomes his assistant at his Invention Factory. Jack grows up to become a user of one of Edison's inventions - the movie camera, i.e., Jack becomes a filmmaker and moves out of the Invention Factory.

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

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