Based upon the book by Joe McGinniss. Producer, Richard L. One of the most publicized and thought-provoking criminal cases in modern history is brought to the screen in this film depicting the events that surround the brutal murder of a military doctor's pregnant wife and two young daughters. Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator in a politically-explosive murder case. Charged with defending two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier, they are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor - including its most sacred code and its most formidable warrior.
Screenplay by Daniel Taradash, John Monks. Lee Ermey, Gailard Sartain. Produced by Frederick Zollo and Robert F.
Colesberry; written by Chris Gerolmo; directed by Alan Parker. Two FBI agents investigate the deaths of civil rights workers in a Mississippi town. Tension is caused by the discovery of a local coverup.
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Based on the book by John Grisham. A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm. Walter Matthau and Jill Clayburgh star in this dramatic comedy that centers around the appointment of the first woman to the U. Supreme Court. Diamond; music, Andre Previn.
A TV cameraman, trampled by a half-back while shooting a football game, and his shyster brother-in-law team up to defraud an insurance company in a million dollar law suit. Directed by Fritz Lang; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz; screenplay by Bartlett Cormack and Fritz Lang. An ethical young man is forced to confront his own morality after he becomes a victim of vigilantism. Special features: Disc 1. Introduction and commentary by Richard Attenborough. Disc 2. Photo gallery of vintage lobby cards; "The making of Gandhi" video montage; "Milestones in the life of Gandhi" interactive timeline; Trailer.
Chronicles the life of Mahatma Ghandi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British. The film features the final trial of the assassin of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. Based on the book by Anthony Lewis. Originally broadcast as a production of Hallmark Hall of Fame on television in Executive producer, John Houseman; producers, Robert H.
Justman and David W. Rintels; screenplay, David W. Rintel; directed by Robert E. Collins; cinematography by Donald H. Birnkrant; editor, Frank Bracht; music, Joseph Weiss. Clarence Earl Gideon, a semi-literate drifter, is arrested for breaking into a pool room and for petty theft. When he asks the court to appoint a lawyer for his defense because he cannot afford one, his request is denied.
Acting as his own lawyer, Gideon is convicted and sent to jail.
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While in prison, he begins a hand-written campaign directed to the U. Supreme Court,contending that every defendant is entitled to legal representation. The Court agrees to hear Gideon's case, and, in a landmark decision, rules in his favor. Originally produced as motion picture in Based on an original story by John Grisham. Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss.
He becomes hooked on her, and when he learns her nut-case. Based on David Mamet's Pulitzer prize-winning play. A powerful story set in the world of real estate. Times are tough at Premiere Properties. The new Glengarry sales leads could turn everything around, but the front office is holding them back until these "losers" prove themselves.
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Then someone decides to take matters into his own hands, stealing the Glengarry leads and leaving everyone wondering who did it. Discovering true passion for the first time in her life, Anna's life couldn't have been more perfect. But shocking charges against her force her to prove that she is a good mother. Screenplay, Howard J. A criminal lawyer is hooked into investigating the disappearance of a famous magician by his newlywed friends.
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Discusses how the USA PATRIOT Act has taken away checks on law enforcement and continues to endanger the civil liberties of all Americans under the guise of being part of the war on terrorism, and how paranoia, fear and racial profiling have led to gross infringements on freedom and democracy without strengthening national security. Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital.
He names his daughter Lucy Diamond after the Beatles song , and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid looking smarter than he is. The authorities take her away, and Sam shames high-priced lawyer Rita Harrison into taking his case pro bono.
In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need. Story based upon Liberty Magazine serial by Fred Allhoff. A dynamic law professor is drafted by a civic leader to investigate the city's gangster activities in this lurid expose of the inner workings of the urban underworld.
Based on the play "Nos deux consciences" by Paul Anthelme. Father Logan, stolid, stalwart, to all appearances the embodiment of priestly piety, hears a murderer's confession. Almost immediately Logan is plunged into peril, for circumstantial evidence and eyewitness accounts point to a priest as the killer. The sacrament of penance forbits him to reveal what he knows. As calamity and coincidence conspire to paint Logan into a hopeless corner, it becomes the priest who must admit to himself, and confess his own human frailty. Based on the true story of Barbara Graham, a fast-living party girl, who suddenly finds herself accused of a murder she did not commit and sentenced to the gas chamber.
Only a psychologist and a reporter can help her in the desperate struggle to prevent the final judgment. Fields Cuthbert J. Gideon , Donald Meek Amos Budge. Mae West had an inexhaustibly playful interest in language, and a rare, sometimes perplexing, and even lofty wit, spiced by low-down slang. Well before the second wave of feminism, she wrote all her own material, insisted on total control of her work, and was wildly popular for a short time, right before the Production Code lowered the boom on adult attitudes being expressed in films. She made only 12 movies, but three are first-rate, and these were enough to seal her fame and launch a legend.
In her first film appearance, "Night After Night," a successful ex-boxer buys a high-class speakeasy and falls for a rich society girl. As the bold Tira in "I'm No Angel," she works as a dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. Cleo Borden is a former dance hall queen who has become newly rich. She falls for--and pursues--an upper crust Englishman. To stifle her boredom, she trifles with a young man's affections.
Surprisingly, things change very little when she arrives in Greasewood City to start over. Based on the autobiographical book: Proved innocent, by Gerry Conlon. Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, the young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison.
There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name.