Last updated December 11, 2023
Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who overcomes enormous obstacles to study medicine and save lives at Johns Hopkins Hospital in this made-for-cable drama based on Carson's memoirs.
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When his family moves to Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence, where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a Jewish prisoner, Bruno embarks on a dangerous journey.
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A Jewish Italian waiter named Guido is sent to a Nazi concentration camp, along with his wife and their young son. Refusing to give up hope, Guido tries to protect his son's innocence by pretending that their imprisonment is an elaborate game.
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When professors at MIT discover that an aimless janitor working at the university is also a math genius, a therapist helps the young man confront the demons that are holding him back in this uplifting drama about friendship and risk.
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This adaptation of the novel by Nicholas Sparks centers on a mysterious woman who arrives in a small North Carolina town and begins a new life but remains haunted by the terrifying secret that prompted her to travel across the country.
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Lora, a white widow with a daughter, and Annie, a black single mother, move in together and face a huge challenge as they try to raise their children. Annie's daughter favors her light-skinned father and comes to resent her mother's black identity.
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Rejected by his peers, an 11-year-old Minnesota boy who contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion develops a kinship with his new neighbor. When the duo reads about a New Orleans' doctor's cure for AIDS, they head down the Mississippi River on a raft.
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After contracting HIV from a tainted blood treatment, young hemophiliac Ryan White is ostracized by his Kokomo, Ind., community, forcing the ailing teen and his determined mother to hire a lawyer to fight for Ryan's right to attend public school.
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Though it is hard to believe, this is the true account of what took place inside a school for the deaf. For about 5 years since 2000, the principal and some teachers committed inhumane sexual molestation and abuse against some deaf children. Though we do not want to accept it, it is true. It is time to face this horrible truth.
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Ellen Young (Katey Segal), a loving wife and mother and a successful realtor, leads a seemingly perfect life until she discovers that she's terminally ill with cancer. With just months to live, Ellen finds nurse Claire Hutton (Annabeth Gish), who becomes an integral part of the family's life -- and to whom she entrusts her husband's and child's well-being after she's gone.
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When Kevin, who has a rare physical disorder, meets learning-disabled but very large and strong Max, they bond over a fantasy world of knights and sorcery, and the two outcasts combine their strengths at home and school to overcome their weaknesses.
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A poignant story in the mode of "Brian's Song" and "Something for Joey". This is the tale of Ricky Bell, an all-pro running back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who died of a rare muscle disease in the prime of his career.
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Deaf youngster Jonah Corelli (Jeffrey Bravin) was tragically misdiagnosed as mentally retarded when he was a boy, leading to years of frustration for both Jonah and his parents (James Woods and Sally Struthers). When the boy's abilities are recognized, Jonah's world opens as he learns sign language. Jonah's struggles to make himself understood provide an affecting, heart-rending family drama with an important message.
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Daniel Day-Lewis won an Oscar for his emotionally and physically complex portrayal of Irish writer Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy and eventually learned to write using the only body part he could control: his left foot.
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