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A seemingly impossible dream of playing baseball for the United States becomes a reality for a group of youngsters from an impoverished Mexican city in this poignant drama based on actual events.
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After his son's accidental death, a grief-stricken novelist loses all sense of joy in his life and success, and even his marriage. Years later, an old lamp and a mystery spirit offer a chance at redemption -- if he knows what to ask for.
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Sent to his grandfather's Iowa farm for the summer, 13-year-old troublemaker Ben has a hard time dealing with his new responsibilities -- but a slowly growing bond with a dog named Smitty helps Ben begin to learn some important life lessons.
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After the sudden death of her father, a teenage girl travels to meet the mother she never knew. Soon, she befriends a horse trainer and discovers that in caring for a horse, she is able to overcome her hardships and emotional trauma.
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Dreams of being a Navy pilot prompt Zack Mayo (Richard Gere) to enroll in officer training school, where he runs afoul of a drill instructor (Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr.) who senses the cadet's loner instinct and aims to school him on the importance of teamwork -- or break him in the process. In the meantime, Mayo romances a working girl (Debra Winger), ignoring warnings to steer clear of the local lasses out to bag hotshot Navy flyboys.
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A slave boy and his dog escape from a plantation and join the Union army in the Civil War. Ultimately, the boy faces his former master on the battlefield and the dog becomes mascot of the regiment in this drama inspired by a true story.
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Ike (Glynn Turman) takes part in a hypnotist's nightclub act one night but gets more than he bargained for when he's possessed by the spirit of a vengeful 1940s mobster named J.D. With J.D.'s restless soul on a mission to get payback for his own murder, the only person who can stop his killing spree is one of his targets, the reformed thug turned preacher Reverend Bliss (Lou Gossett Jr.). Arthur Marks directs this offbeat suspense-thriller.
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In director James Seale's made-for-cable thriller, G-man Raymond Addison (Louis Gossett Jr.) enlists physics professor Zachary Shefford (Grayson McCouch) to infiltrate a group that shares his telekinetic powers. But after developing a kinship with their leader (Michael Massee) -- the lone survivor of an experiment that brought about the demise of untold telekinetics -- Shefford finds his allegiance wavering. Teri Hatcher co-stars as an FBI agent.
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Burned-out from the crushing stress of patrolling the rough streets of Los Angeles, a group of LAPD cops blows off steam at nightly "choir practices" -- parties fueled by practical jokes, booze and debauchery. But when a joke goes too far and an innocent man gets caught in the crossfire, the cops close ranks and try to cover up the incident. Charles Durning, James Woods, Randy Quaid and Louis Gossett Jr. star in this dark comedy.
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When British officials discover that there are massive oil reserves within the borders of Ninjana -- a West African country that up until very recently was under colonial rule -- they search for a way to cash in. Unfortunately for the Brits, they put their trust in Morgan Leafy (Colin Friels), a dim-witted diplomat far more interested in booze and women than oil profits. Louis Gossett Jr. and Sean Connery co-star in this comedy of manners.
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Based on Sam Shepard's Obie-winning play, this gritty drama follows the Tate family, whose patriarch, Weston, is an alcoholic Vietnam vet unable to mend his self-destructive ways long enough to ensure the future of his struggling family farm.
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World-weary Prince Leo (Marcello Mastroianni), heir to the throne of a nameless European country, retires to his father's English town house only to discover that the once-posh area has become a ghetto ruled by cruel violence. The reclusive bird-watcher's field glasses soon draw him into the dire world of the neighboring Mardi family and their young daughter, Salambo (Glenna Forster-Jones), whose plight spurs Leo to peculiar and unroyal action.
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