Last updated April 01, 2023
Larry McMurtry's novel comes to life in this Emmy-winning made-for-television movie that centers on kindly Gus McCrae (Robert Duvall) and gruff Woodrow Call (Tommy Lee Jones), two former Texas Rangers who leave Lonesome Dove in the Lone Star State to settle land in Montana. Along for the journey are ex-scout Joshua (Danny Glover) and Call's bastard son, Newt (Rick Schroder). Diane Lane plays California-dreaming prostitute Lorena Wood.
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In this Emmy-winning made-for-television movie based on the Larry McMurtry bestseller, two former Texas Rangers leave Texas to settle land in Montana. Their plans are thwarted and helped along by a cast of characters that could only live out West.
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Stuck in a dead-end job and saddled with an abusive husband, Cecilia depends on the movies for her escape. She sees one picture so often that the film's star walks off the screen and into her life and promptly falls in love with her.
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This feature-length adaptation of the classic series stars Steve Martin as Sgt. Bilko, a lovable scam artist whose money-making operations are threatened when his nemesis shows up at the Army base seeking revenge.
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In this update of Herman Melville's classic story "Bartleby the Scrivener," the boss of a public records company begins to unravel after hiring a quiet clerk who increasingly responds to requests to perform tasks with "I would prefer not to."
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When rural handyman and willful curmudgeon Flagg Purdy (Alan Arkin) accuses his friendly rival Gus Falk (Austin Pendleton) of cheating at checkers, the conflict escalates, and Flagg takes Gus to court. Flagg's actions create bad blood in the community, causing neighbors to shun him until he finally climbs into his "deathbed" and calls on his six children to pay their respects. Glenne Headly and Lauren Holly co-star in this charming comedy-drama.
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