Last updated May 25, 2019
Inspired by true events, this penetrating drama centers on Dee Roberts (Nicole Beharie), a 24-year-old mother of four who's forced to take on a corrupt district attorney (Michael O'Keefe) when she's unjustly prosecuted in a large-scale drug case. Directed by Tim Disney, the inspiring tale also stars Alfre Woodard as Dee's mother, Alma, Tim Blake Nelson as ACLU attorney David Cohen and Will Patton as retired narcotics officer Sam Conroy.
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A small-town high school football coach (Ed Harris) befriends a developmentally disabled man (Cuba Gooding Jr.) nicknamed "Radio," who has always been the target of jokes and teasing, in this heartwarming drama based on the real-life experiences of James Robert Kennedy. Although their friendship raises eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk to think differently about being different.
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A coldhearted yuppie connects with the ghosts of four people who died as he was being born. Their time in limbo is drawing to a close, and to avoid being dumped by his girlfriend, he must help them fulfill their final wishes.
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Unemployed single mother Loretta Sinclair (Alfre Woodard) lives with her mother, Rosa Lynn (Mary Alice), in a Chicago apartment until drug abuse causes Loretta to neglect her children in this familly drama directed by renowned poet Maya Angelou. To get Loretta back on her feet, Rosa Lynn ships her and the kids to their Mississippi Delta hometown, where Uncle Earl (Al Freeman Jr.) takes them in and teaches them about their rich heritage.
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The Thornberry clan is on safari, and things are shaping up the way they usually do -- until a poacher snatches one of the cheetah cubs Eliza and Darwin are traveling with and it's time for a daring rescue.
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A world-class organ-transplant hospital in the heart of Pittsburgh, Penn. is the setting for this TV drama, which follows the tumultuous personal and professional lives of renowned surgeon Dr. Andy Yablonski and his team of transplant specialists.
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A new twist on the television medical drama, this one-season series set in a Pittsburgh hospital explores the race-against-time world of organ transplants from the perspective of the medical team, the organ recipients, the donors and their families. Alex O'Loughlin plays adored leader of the surgical team Dr. Andy Yablonski, Katherine Moennig is feisty surgical fellow Dr. Miranda Foster and Daniel Henney plays resident lothario Dr. David Lee.
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May-Alice Culhane (Mary McDonnell) is a soap opera star who's left paralyzed after a car accident and, left with few other options, returns to her Louisiana home. Her heavy drinking and bad attitude drive away all of her caregivers. That is, until Chantelle (Alfre Woodard) comes to work for her. The two women form an unlikely friendship in this John Sayles film, which earned McDonnell an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.
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A college basketball coach knows his squad of underdogs can't win without an infusion of new talent. After starting a national search for players, he promises the world two up-and-coming hoopsters - who prove to be worth every under-the-table payoff.
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When his new hospice roommate -- 25-year-old Kevin -- moves in, the quiet life of senior citizen Alvin turns upside down. Forced to escape Kevin and his girlfriend, Alvin meets free spirit Valerie and discovers he still has much to learn about life.
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With help from a neighbor, Meg Murry (Katie Stuart) and her brother, Charles (David Dorfman), search for their missing father, who disappeared while doing confidential government research. Guided by three celestial beings (Alfre Woodard, Kate Nelligan and Alison Elliott), the children travel to the malevolent planet of Camazotz. There, Charles falls under the sway of a coercive power -- leaving it up to Meg to rescue her family.
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A sequence of random but life-altering incidents conspire to link a group of Los Angeles denizens from disparate economic and social classes, leading to epiphanies about responsibilities and relationships in director Lawrence Kasdan's pensive drama. Ultimately, two men from divergent lifestyles try to be friends. Co-written by Kasdan and his wife, and featuring a top-notch ensemble cast, the film received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay.
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Based on a real criminal case, this legal thriller portrays the struggle of Ray Ellsworth (Dorian Harewood), a black man who must prove his innocence after being wrongfully accused of killing two white police officers. Paul Marshall (James Brolin) takes on Ray's case after the accused has sat in prison for more than four years, but Ray isn't sure he should trust this white lawyer any more than his predecessors. His options, however, are few.
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A desperate mother tries to prove the existence of her missing child in this chilling psychological thriller. Reeling from the loss of her 8-year-old son, she seeks counsel from a therapist -- who claims the boy was a figment of her imagination.
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