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Trial at Fortitude Bay

★

Trial at Fortitude Bay Defence attorney Gina Antonelli is sent to an Artic village to defend 19 year-old Pauloosie, accused of committing a violent crime. Her rival, prosecutor Daniel Metz seeks the maximum sentence possible under Canadian law, but Gina comes to understand the reasons why the Inuits own justice system has worked for thousands of years. Pauloosie is caught bet ...

Original Airdates1994
TypeTV Movie

Trucks

★★★★★

Trucks A small town truck stop is taken over by driver-less trucks. Possibly caused by a toxic spill in the city. After the trucks cause numerous deaths, the remaining survivors (two teens, their fathers, and another lady citizen) are forced to escape the truck stop. They find it's very difficult to out-smart the trucks.

Original Airdates1997
TypeTV Movie

True Confections

True Confections In this comedy-drama produced for Canadian television, Verna is a young Jewish woman who is looking for the man of her dreams in the late '50s. But Verna's pseudo-beatnik style and pre-feminist outlook does not make her seem like much of a catch to many eligible bachelors, and her refusal to downplay her Jewish heritage doesn't help much, either.

AkaLe goût du vrai (French title)
Original Airdates1991
TypeTV Movie

Truth about Alex, The

Truth about Alex, The This 1986 Canadian-made movie for HBO tackles the subject of homosexuality in a high-school setting. Brad Stevens, the West Point-bound son of an Army major, spends his time at football practice and hanging out with his best friend, Alex Prager, who's an accomplished pianist as well as an athlete. When Alex spurns a truck driver who comes onto him in a ...

Original Airdates1986
TypeTV Movie

Under the Piano

Under the Piano An autistic child growing up in the 1940's and 50's with a mother who is bitter because her fear of success has denied to herself a possible career in opera. This anger translates into an over-protectiveness of her mentally ill daughter, even into the child's adulthood. But a loving sister, herself having an arm that is paralyzed, is a bastion against t ...

Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Undergrads, The

An elderly man discovers that his son wants to put him in an old-age home. However, the old man's grandson refuses to allow it, and the man and his grandson wind up becoming roommates at the boy's college dorm.

Original Airdates1985
TypeTV Movie

Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms

Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms After the terrible events of the original Universal Soldier testings, the budget has been slashed by the government. Under the orders of a CIA director, a gang of mercenaries take control of the new line of Universal Soldiers and try to use them into helping to smuggle diamonds to the highest foreign buyer. When Luc Deveroux, survivor from the first inc ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business

Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business Luc Devereaux and Veronica Roberts continue their attempts to expose the Universal Soldier unit. But after a hostage situation mistakenly leaves Veronica a fugitive, the two escape the city and go into hiding. CIA Deputy Director Mentor and Dr. Walker are also in the middle of literally 'growing' a powerful new Universal Soldier clone of Luc's brother E ...

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day Detective Jack Valentine is reinstated from his desk job to go back onto the streets. His first assignment ends with the death of a mobster who was about to turn states evidence. The killing came as the mobster was with his girlfriend Alma. Jack suspects Alma of being involved - even more so when he finds her involved with one of the mob family, Michael ...

AkaProtector
Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Vikings Carol, A

★★★

A rapidly-aging, senile, yet-still-defiant backyard inventor is spending his last Christmas on the frozen Canadian Western Prairies, far from his homeland 2500 miles East in Newfoundland, yearning for the Golden Age when his Viking Irish Ancestors ruled the seas, the skies, and their own destiny. ‘Old Mike’, who was always a thousand years ahead of his ...

Original Airdates1989
TypeTV Movie

Virgin Paradise

Virgin Paradise was a made-for-TV movie about a trio of university grads vacationing in the British Virgin Islands who get a hold of some emeralds, unaware that they belong to pirates. Virgin Paradise was a co-production of Emmeritus Productions and CHCH-TV in Hamilton. The Movie was shot in Hamilton and the British Virgin Islands.

Original Airdates1987
TypeTV Movie

What Katy Did

What Katy Did A thirteen year old girl seems to be more than her widowed father can handle at times, even with the aid of her aunt, until a tragic accident changes the young girl's outlook on life.

AkaLa revanche de Katy (French title)
Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

When the Vows Break

When the Vows Break Patty Duke is Barbara Parker, an Oakland County housewife who divorces her husband Art (Art Hindle) after she learns he changes his life insurance to make their married daughter Susan (Megan Leitch) the sole beneficiary. The divorce judge Wendel Adams (Robin Gammell) contends that Barbara is to blame for the couple's incompatibility and therefore only g ...

AkaCourting Justice
Original Airdates1995
TypeTV Movie

Whiskers

A young boy is surprised when he finds that his cat has turned into a human being. After comically adjusting to life in a human form, the cat-man and boy go on a search to find the family that the cat left behind.

AkaMoustaches (French title)
Original Airdates1997
TypeTV Movie

White Lies

White Lies Catherine (Sarah Polley), a first-year university student who feels alienated from the liberal campus, joins a hate group through the Internet and becomes their voice, only to gradually question their beliefs even as she becomes more deeply involved.

Original Airdates1998
TypeTV Movie

Win, Again!

When accused of a major crime years ago, a man went on the run. Now that he has been exonerated of the deed, he has trouble reconnecting with the wife he abandoned and his embittered son.

Original Airdates1999
TypeTV Movie

Windsor Protocol

Windsor Protocol Jack Higgins’ master spy, Sean Dillon, is back in another hair raising adventure! A pact made in the heat of World War II between Hitler and the Duke of Windsor, placing the Duke on the throne of England should Germany claim victory, threatens world stability today. The Windsor Protocol, a top Nazi document, contains the names of those who are to set ...

AkaJack Higgins' Windsor Protocol
Original Airdates1996
TypeTV Movie

Wojeck: Out of the Fire

★★★★★

Formee Coroner Dr. Steve Wojeck returns to Toronto after 21 years working at a clinic in the Congo. He reunites with his daughter, a Doctor, and attempts to reconcile with his ex-wife and gets embroiled with the plight of a family of refugees from Guatamala.

Original Airdates1992
TypeTV Movie

Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story

Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story The true story of a woman who is sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering her husband's ex-wife. After being dismissed from the Milwaukee police, Laurie Bembenek is swept off her feet by divorced Fred Schultz and they decide to marry. The pair face mounting financial problems, but when Fred's ex-wife is killed with a bullet from his off-duty pistol, ...

AkaWoman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story
Original Airdates1993
TypeTV Movie

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