Last updated April 22, 2021
When young attorney Rudy Baylor goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy sue their insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal must open their own law firm.
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Enterprising reporter Phil Green (Gregory Peck), eager to blow the lid off anti-Semitism, accepts an assignment to pen a series of frank exposés for a progressive magazine. Looking for a new angle, Green poses as a Jew and soon endures the full spectrum of bigotry -- from being denied a job and use of public facilities to his son suffering a beating. Little by little, the journalist comes to understand the cruel effects of prejudice.
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Physicist Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) can travel through time, assuming others' identities and correcting past mistakes, but he can't seem to find his way back to his own life -- or even remember it in this Emmy-winning series. In the final season, Sam and his holographic sidekick, Al (Dean Stockwell), continue to look for a way home. Along the way, Sam morphs into Lee Harvey Oswald, Elvis and more. Brooke Shields and Jennifer Aniston guest star.
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In this Emmy-winning time-travel series, Dr. Sam Beckett (Scott Bakula) and his holographic touchstone, Al (Dean Stockwell), ping-pong through the past as they search to find a way to bring the scientist home. In the show's fourth season, Sam dons the robe of a Ku Klux Klansman to save the life of a civil rights leader; rescues a small town from drought as a rain-making huckster; and makes music as a member of an all-black girl group.
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Time-traveling scientist Sam and his sidekick Al continue altering the course of history in Season 3. This year, Sam winds up in his own brother's Navy SEAL squad; inhabits the body of a horror novelist; polices a beauty pageant; and more.
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Physicist Sam Beckett travels from one era to the next to correct past mistakes by taking over different identities. This season, he visits 1960 to help two newlyweds, 1979 to inspire an actor, 1957 to defend a wrongly accused black woman and more.
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Sam, a physicist, travels back in time, fixing other people's mistakes in an attempt to return to the present. With the help of his wise-cracking friend Al, Sam leaps into a new life in every episode, always hoping that someday he'll leap back home.
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In this time-bending sci-fi series, physicist Sam Beckett "leaps" into the bodies of people who need his help. Assistance comes in the form of Al, a friend from the future who appears as a hologram and guides him through each strange new scenario.
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A married mother of two, Eileen (Shelley Long) suddenly begins recalling repressed childhood memories of her father (Duncan Fraser) abusing her and killing her friend. But as she attempts to bring her estranged dad to justice, she encounters resistance from her brother and others. Based on a true story, this intense drama co-stars David McIlwraith as Eileen's husband and Helen Shaver as the district attorney handling the case.
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Detroit cop Axel Foley returns to the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless kingpin.
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Ten people awake on a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to discover that the other passengers, the flight crew and the pilots have disappeared. After a passenger (David Morse) manages to land the plane, the small group of survivors soon makes a startling discovery. Not only are they alone on the plane -- they're alone on the planet. The sole sound on Earth comes from the mysterious Langoliers, who are systematically destroying everything in their path.
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Poverty-stricken single mother Lisa (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is being forced to send her daughter back to foster care. To make a few extra rubles, Lisa accepts a job cleaning up after a party celebrating Russian mob boss Oleg's retirement from illegal business. When Oleg offers her more money for the job if she will have a sexual encounter with him, Lisa must decide if a quickie and her dignity are worth getting her daughter back.
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In a rare leading role, noted character actor Dean Stockwell plays Wilbur, a disturbed young warlock who wants to open a demonic portal, in this film based on the classic H.P. Lovecraft horror tale. In short order, Wilbur steals a "black arts" manual from the local university's library and makes plans to sacrifice the college student (Sandra Dee, in her last feature film role) who handed over the book. The cast also includes Talia Shire.
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