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Sodbusters

Sodbusters Kris Kristofferson stars as a loner in a small frontier town in this spoof western. Directed by Eugene Levy, the film offers its own take on the men and women who risked their lives for truth, justice, and all of that other good stuff.

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Someone Is Watching

Someone Is Watching Cory is a young boy who has just moved into a new house with his mom. He develops a relationship with an "imaginary" friend who lives in his closet. No one believes him until people start dying violently and the "imaginary" friend becomes all too real.

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Spirit Rider

Spirit Rider Without warning, 16-year-old Native American Jesse Threebears is uprooted from his latest foster home and returned to the reservation of his birth. Gradually Jesse begins to adjust to his new life with his grandfather (Graham Green), as well as to find romance. But one boy, who knows the awful secret surrounding Jesse’s mother’s death, is determined to ...

Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

Squamish Five, The

★★★★★

CBC docudrama about the Squamish Five (sometimes referred to as the Vancouver Five or Direct Action) who were a group of self-styled "urban guerrillas" active in Canada during the early 1980s.

Original Airdates1988
TypeTV Movie

Stranger in Town

Stranger in Town Aaron doesn't like his widowed mother's new friend Jack (Harry Hamlin), a mysterious drifter who seems to be hiding something. When a local woman is murdered, Aaron is convinced that Jack is behind it. But can he prove it before he becomes the next victim? Find out!

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Striker's Mountain

Striker's Mountain A construction conglomerate, headed by a ruthless millionaire, wants to buy a ski resort that's been a family business for years, but the family doesn't want to sell. The businessman, incensed that anyone would dare turn him down, resolves to get the property, whether they want to sell it or not.

Original Airdates1985
TypeTV Movie

Suicide Murders, The

This run-of-the-mill murder mystery in small city Ontario during winter has Benny Cooperman as an endearing and awkward Jewish private eye, who also provides some witty voice-overs. A patrician lady comes to his office because she feels her husband, whom she does not love yet is fond of, might be cheating on her. When the hubby turns up dead in his offi ...

Original Airdates1985
TypeTV Movie

Summer's End

Summer's End 12-year-old boy and his older brother have just lost their dad. At their summer cottage, the younger boy befriends a black doctor who has to deal with local prejudice and racism.

AkaWalk on Water
Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Survival Earth

In this Canadian rendering of a potential "apocalypse then", in 1990, after the collapse of modern civilization (due to atomic "accidents" and the "failure" of the world's economy), a young couple tries to carry on a quiet life in an uncivilized world. They are joined by a wandering soldier-of-fortune, who helps them survive the repeated attacks of muta ...

AkaSurvival 1990
Original Airdates1985
TypeTV Movie

Swarmed

Swarmed A cloud of genetically-enhanced killer wasps descends on an ill-prepared public in this sci-fi disaster film from director Paul Ziller. After being sprayed by a super pesticide, the aggressive creatures are near-invincible to human efforts to fight back.

Original Airdates2005
TypeTV Movie

Taming of the Shrew, The

Taming of the Shrew, The Richard Monette’s rollicking Stratford treatment is set in a colourful Italy of the 1950’s. Colm Feore depicts Petruchio as a swaggering leather-jacketed street bandit who roars up to marry Kate (Goldie Semple) on a sporty Lambretta. As raucous and rousing as an Italian wine festival, Shakespeare’s favourite battle of the sexes has turned into a party w ...

Original Airdates1988
TypeTV Movie

TekWar

TekWar After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st century, seems to be prevalent. His wife has divorced him and disappeared together with their son. He wants them back a ...

AkaTekWar: The Movie ; TekWar: The Original Movie
Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

TekWar: TekJustice

TekWar: TekJustice 21st Century detective Jake Cardigan is arrested for murdering the husband of his ex-wife. It seems like a frame up, yet Cardigan refuses to let the authorities investigate further or even deny any involvement in the killing.

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

TekWar: TekLab

TekWar: TekLab The actual sword of Excalibur has been stolen in London, and futuristic detectives Jake Cardigan and Sid Gomez are assigned to track it down and to find out who is trying to block the British reign from its rightful heir.

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

TekWar: TekLords

TekWar: TekLords Despite being imprisoned tek lord Sonny Hokori manages to run his criminal empire. A virus, which not only is effective on computer software but also on physical beings, is activated in the global computer network. While Jake Cardigan tries to stop Hokori and his allies he also has to deal with his former wife's new husband trying to adopt his son.

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Terry Fox Story, The

★★★★★

Terry Fox Story, The Terry Fox has lost a leg to cancer. Frustrated with the lack of public support for or recognition of cancer victims and amputees, he sets himself the task of running across Canada to raise money for cancer research: his "Marathon of Hope".

Original Airdates1983
TypeTV Movie

Thunder Point

Thunder Point 50 Years after World War II Hitler's deadly 'The Windsor Protocol' turns up. This document shouldn't be in wrong hands, so the British call upon a smart criminal to retain it.

AkaJack Higgins' Thunder Point
Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

To Catch a Yeti

★★★★★

To Catch a Yeti Hunter Big Jake finds the fabled Himalayan Yeti -- the Big Foot of legend. But what he really finds is a cuddly, furry animal the size of a large teddy bear -- with enormous feet! And when Jake brings the Yeti to New York it becomes the pet of a spoiled son of a multi-millionaire. Only a little girl named Amy can set the poor Yeti free.

Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Toby McTeague

★★★★★

Toby McTeague Toby McTeague was a critically-acclaimed adventure/drama about a struggling father-son relationship set in the Lac St. Jean region of Quebec. Winston Rekert is Tom McTeague, a young, recently-widowed father of two boys, who earns his living as a bush pilot and races champion huskies in a small northern community where annual dog sled races carry high ...

Original Airdates1987
TypeTV Movie

Treacherous Beauties

★★★★

Treacherous Beauties Adapted from the Cheryl Emerson Harlequin romance, this thriller finds beautiful photographer Emma Samms distraught and just a bit suspicious following the news that her brother has been murdered. Determined to do what the police aren't (finding the killer), Samms journeys to her brother's last place of employment--a stable run by the rich and powerful ...

AkaLes armes de la passion (French title)
Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

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