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Harlequin's The Awakening

Harlequin's The Awakening Sara lives in a small town where everybody knows everybody and her life is an open book. Left with the care of her family home, she has trouble meeting the mortgage payments and her ex-boyfriend is the bank manager attempting to foreclose. When she takes in boarders to meet expenses, she unwittingly rents a room to an international criminal hiding out f ...

AkaLa force d'aimer (French title)
Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Harlequin's The Waiting Game

★★★★★

Harlequin's The Waiting Game Best friends since college, two young women mount their first art show in a small New England town. Though Sarah is engaged to “the perfect guy” and Amy feigns disinterest, both are subconsciously searching for the perfect man. When enigmatic strangers – each proclaiming the other to be dangerous – enter Sarah and Amy's cautious lives, a mystery involvi ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Harlequin's This Matter of Marriage

Harlequin's This Matter of Marriage Two female architects, Hallie Mitchell and Donnalee Crawford, approaching their midthirties, realize that building their business together does not mean they cannot also build personal relationships. Re-entering the dating game is challenging, and at times, proves to be outrageous. The architects' pursuit of love is echoed by their pursuit of a major bu ...

AkaMariage à tout prix, Le (French title)
Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Harrison Bergeron

Harrison Bergeron All men are not created equal. It is the purpose of the Government to make them so." This is the premise of the Showtime film adaption of Kurt Vonnegut's futuristic short story Harrison Bergeron. The film centers around a young man (Harrison) who is smarter than his peers, and is not affected by the usual "Handicapping" which is used to train all Americ ...

AkaKurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron
Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Harvest for the Heart

Harvest for the Heart Without a word of explanation, on the day before his wedding Jacob Hansen walks away, leaving Maddy, his bride-to-be; his father; brother Dan; and the family farm he was to inherit. Twenty years later Jake returns to find Dan and Maddy married and running the farm with the help of their children and his father. Jacob's father is overjoyed at the return ...

AkaJacob's Harvest
Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Heads

Heads A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Heaven's Fire

Heaven's Fire Criminals plot to steal 100 million dollars worth of money plates from the US Treasury Department in Seattle. But suddenly the plan goes haywire when their getaway helicopter crashes into the building, creating a rapidly growing fire. Trapped inside the burning high-rise they try to capture a group of tourists for hostage, however they had not counted o ...

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Heck's Way Home

★★★★★

Heck's Way Home The dog Hector is being left out while a family moves to Vancouver. He escapes from the pound to journey his way back to them.

AkaUn drôle de cabot (French title)
Original Airdates1996
TypeTV Movie

High Country

★★★★

High Country High Country (originally titled Bighorn) was a TV movie filmed for the CBC by Great North and Atlantis Films. The movie was filmed in the Fall of 1990 in Jasper National Park. This 1 hour movie is about wardens who crack a game poaching ring at the park. High Country aired in 1992 as part of CBC's Sunday night Family Hour. The movie eventually l ...

Original Airdates1992
TypeTV Movie

Hitting Home

Hitting Home Canadian businesswoman Dinah Middleton's is devastated when her teenage son, Alex, is killed by a hit-and-run driver. When the police fail to turn up any suspects, she turns private detective to track the killer down. She traces the murderer to New York, only to discover that the crime is not covered by the extradition treaty between Canada and the US. ...

AkaObsessed
Original Airdates1987
TypeTV Movie

Hockey Night

★★★★½

Hockey Night What's a girl to do when her family picks up and moves to a small Ontario town where, according to one resident, fun hasn't even been invented yet? For Cathy, the answer's simple: strap on her goalie pads and try out for the boys' all-star hockey team. The result, of course, is bedlam. Local broadcaster Bum Johnston, for one, doesn't think a girl's plac ...

Original Airdates1984
TypeTV Movie

Home Movie

Filmmakers try to act out a detective movie, to work out the plot, but find things get complicated as the line between the actors and their characters blur.

Original Airdates1992
TypeTV Movie

Home to Stay

Home to Stay A teenage girl sets off on an odyssey from her Illinois farming community with her free-spirited but frail grandfather to thwart her uncle's plans to put him in a home for the aged.

Original Airdates1978
TypeTV Movie

Horse Latitudes

★★★★★

Horse Latitudes April 26, 1970— a 50-foot sailboat that left England the previous September and was thought to be halfway round the world is found drifting in the mid-Atlantic. There is no one aboard. "Horse Latitudes" is the drama, based on fact, of a 40-year-old yachtsman, Phillip Stockton. In 1969, Stockton enters the world's first single-handed, round-the-world boa ...

Original Airdates1977
TypeTV Movie

Introducing... Janet

Introducing... Janet Adah Glassbourg plays Janet in this 40 minute long made for TV movie. Janet is an over-weight girl who has a knack for making the other children in school laugh...by making fun of her own weight. In seeing the other kids reaction, she feels that she might have what it takes to be a comedian. She visits the local comedy club where she finds Tony Moroni ( ...

AkaRubberface
Original Airdates1981
TypeTV Movie

Jen's Place

Jen's Place This outstanding hour-long drama featured Megan Follows as a teenager coping with the unpredicted separation of her parents. Upon her return from summer camp, fourteen-year-old Jen learns that her parents have decided to separate. After an unsuccessful attempt at expressing her point of view on the horrific situation, Jen decides to play by her paren ...

Original Airdates1982
TypeTV Movie

Joan of Arc

★★★½

Joan of Arc Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of Vaucouleurs against the Burgundians, then obtains safe passage to Charles, the Dauphin. He uses her, as the embodiment of the mythical "Maid of Lorraine," to raise an army, a ...

AkaJeanne d'Arc (French title)
Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Juggler, The

A special drama, The Juggler was a story of two young boys living in Quebec City in 1825. Andre Delisle was a wealthy aristocrat, and Barnaby was a street urchin. André lived in a large, beautiful house with his parents and many servants, apparently lacking nothing in the way of material goods. However, André was born with very little vision, and was co ...

TypeTV Movie

Justice

Story of various characters at the Justice Department during a case involving the legality of Quebec separation, sort of dovetailing with a police investigation into some White Supremacist killings. A CanWest-Global TV movie and a quintessential premise for a Canadian movie...a show about Constitutional Law!

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Justice Denied

★

Justice Denied From the book Justice Denied by Michael Harris. This was a dramatic recreation of the events surrounding the controversial case of Donald Marshall Jr., a 17-year-old Micmac Indian arrested and sentenced to life imprisonment for a murder he did not commit.

Original Airdates1989
TypeTV Movie

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