True Movies / True Movies 2 23rd April

True Movies


06:30
The Price of a Broken Heart (Film)
Based on a true story. A wronged woman uses an archaic 200 year old law to try to sue the mistress of her cheating husband.
Director: Paul Shapiro
Starring: Laura Innes, Park Overall, Timothy Carhart, Dan Byrd, Libby Whittemore, Jordan Allen Williams
(Made For TV, 1999, PG, 2 Star)

08:30
The Jayne Mansfield Story (Film)
The rise and fall of the last great Hollywood blonde bombshell, Jayne Mansfield. A *** symbol of the 50s, her dream of being a star became a nightmare. With Arnold Schwarzenegger and Loni Anderson.
Director: Dick Lowry
Starring: Loni Anderson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ray Buktenica, Kathleen Lloyd, G.D. Spradlin, Dave Shelley
(1980, U, 2 Star)

10:30
Fighting For Gemma (Film)
David Threlfall, Gary Mavers and Lorraine Ashbourne star in this searing docu-drama about a gravely ill child whose parents launched a bitter landmark legal battle to claim compensation.
Director: Julian Jarrold
Starring: Christine Anderson, Lorraine Ashbourne, Laura Brattan, Denise Bryson, Joe Caffrey, Robert Calvert
(1993, PG, 3 Star)

12:30
Other Women's Children (Film)
The true story of a doctor whose unstable marriage is put under tremendous strain when she devotes all her time to caring for terminally ill children.
Director: Anne Wheeler
Starring: Melanie Mayron, Geraint Wyn Davies, Eric Pospisil, Frederic Collins Jr.
(Made For TV, 1993, PG, 3 Star)

14:30
Fifteen and Pregnant (Film)
Can a girl who is barely more than a child herself be a good mother? Kirsten Dunst excels as the pregnant young girl who finds her relationship with her family changed forever.
Director: Sam Pillsbury
Starring: Park Overall, Kirsten Dunst, David Andrews, Margot Demeter, Karen Trumbo, Julia Whelan
(Made For TV, 1997, 12, 3 Star)

16:30
She Led Two Lives (Film)
One made her feel passionately loved. The other made her feel safe.They were both her husbands - at the same time. An extraordinary case of bigamy lies at the heart of this story about a lie that could not remain a secret forever.
Director: Bill Corcoran
Starring: Connie Sellecca, Perry King, A. Martinez, Patricia Clarkson, J. Smith-Cameron, David Wohl
(Made For TV, 1995, PG, 3 Star)

18:30
Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (Film)
A manipulative high school teacher creates a devious scheme to get her out of her boring and unhappy marriage. Starring Academy Award winner Helen Hunt.
Director: Joyce Chopra
Starring: Helen Hunt, Chad Allen, Larry Drake, Riff Regan, Hank Stratton, Howard Hesseman
(1991, 12, 2 Star)

20:30
Other Women's Children (Film)
The true story of a doctor whose unstable marriage is put under tremendous strain when she devotes all her time to caring for terminally ill children.
Director: Anne Wheeler
Starring: Melanie Mayron, Geraint Wyn Davies, Eric Pospisil, Frederic Collins Jr.
(Made For TV, 1993, PG, 3 Star)

22:30
Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story (Film)
The Margaret Sanger Story. Dana Delany and Rod Steiger star in the true story of a woman who fought for the cause of birth control against ignorance and hostility.
Director: Paul Shapiro
Starring: Dana Delany, Henry Czerny, Rod Steiger, Julie Khaner, Tom McCamus, Wayne Robson
(Made For TV, 1994, U, 3 Star)

00:30
Too Young To Die? (Film)
Based on a true story. Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis star in this hard hitting film that confronts the question of whether teenaged killers should be executed for their crimes.
Director: Robert Markowitz
Starring: Michael Tucker, Juliette Lewis, Brad Pitt, Alan Fudge, Emily Longstreth, Laurie O'Brien
(Made For TV, 1990, 18, 3 Star)

02:30
Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil (Film)
Based on a true story. John Shea and Bill Nighy star as two brothers who are pitted against one another as their lives take wildly different paths in Nazi Germany.
Director: Jim Goddard
Starring: John Shea, Bill Nighy, Lucy Gutteridge, David Warner, Warren Clarke, Michael Elphick
(Made For TV, 1985, 15, 3 Star)

04:00
High Lonesome (Film)
A poor black sharecropper (Oscar-winner Lou Gossett Jr.) strikes up an unlikely friendship with a hostile young white boy - and gives him his first chance of happiness. But their budding friendship is threatened by a brutal, red-neck sheriff.
Director: Jeff Bleckner
Starring: Louis Gossett Jr., Joseph Mazzello, James Greene, Don Swayze, David Hart, William Lucking
(Made For TV, 1995, 12, 3 Star)



True Movies 2


06:00
Sleeping Dogs Lie (Film)
Based on a true story. In 1919 theatrical impresario Ambrose Small sold his business and vanished without a trace. But who - if anyone - was responsible for his disappearance ? With Art Hindle.
Director: Stefan Scaini
Starring: Wendy Crewson, Joel S. Keller, Leon Pownall, Shawn Doyle, Leslie Yeo, Shannon Lawson
(1998, PG)

08:00
When Innocence is Lost (Film)
Having raised her daughter alone, a young woman suddenly finds herself locked in a bitter custody battle with the child's father.
Director: Bethany Rooney
Starring: Keri Russell, Roberta Maxwell, Vince Corazza, Charlotte Sullivan, Barry Flatman, Dave Nichols
(Made For TV, 1997, 12, 3 Star)

10:00
True Women (Drama)
Angelina Jolie is one of the stars of this sweeping, two-part American Civil War epic, which centres on the exploits of three extraordinary Texan women. With Dana Delany and Annabeth Gish.

12:00
True Women (Drama)
Angelina Jolie is one of the stars of this sweeping, two-part American Civil War epic, which centres on the exploits of three extraordinary Texan women. With Dana Delany and Annabeth Gish.

14:00
My Breast (Film)
New York journalist Joyce Wadler's life undergoes a dramatic transformation the day she discovers she has breast cancer. But her attitude helps her deal with both the disease itself and its effects on her relationships with those she loves.
Director: Betty Thomas
Starring: Meredith Baxter, Jamey Sheridan, James Sutorius, Sara Botsford, R.H. Thomson, Barbara Barrie
(Made For TV, 1994, PG, 3 Star)

16:00
Runaway Father (Film)
What sort of man runs off to live a life of luxury while his wife and children starve on welfare? This is the question behind by the extraordinary story of Pat Bennett, the 'nobody' who became an inspiration for other women who had suffered in the same way.
Director: John Nicolella
Starring: Donna Mills, Jack Scalia, Chris Mulkey, Jenny Lewis, J.C. Brandy, Amy Moore Davis
(Made For TV, 1991, PG, 3 Star)

18:00
Formula for Death (Film)
From the master of the medical thriller comes this tense action-drama charting the terrifying events that unfold as a deadly virus is unleashed on mankind. Nicollette Sheridan, William Devane.
Director: Armand Mastroianni
Starring: Nicollette Sheridan, William Devane, Stephen Caffrey, Dakin Matthews, Kurt Fuller, Barry Corbin
(Made For TV, 1995, 15, 2 Star)

20:00
Hollywood Wives (Film)
A Hollywood star, fed up with her husband's cheating, hires a private investigator to tail him. Farah Fawcett and Melissa Gilbert star in Jackie Collins' high-octane blockbuster.
Director: Joyce Chopra
Starring: Farrah Fawcett, Melissa Gilbert, Robin Givens, Dorian Harewood, Jeff Kaake, Stewart Bick
(2003, 2 Star)

22:00
Target For Rage (Film)
Rick Schroder, Henry Winkler and Freddie Prinze Jr star in this searing drama about Jason Copeland, a deranged young gunman who went on a killing spree at his former Californian high-school.
Director: Michael W. Watkins
Starring: Rick Schroder, Freddie Prinze Jr., Katie Wright, Alexis Cruz, Patrick Malone, Pat Finn
(1997, 12, 3 Star)

00:00
Something to Live For: The Alison Gertz Story (Film)
Based on a true story. One careless moment of passion changed Alison Gertz's life forever. But she turned tragedy into a personal crusade. With Molly Ringwald and Martin Landau.
Director: Tom McLoughlin
Starring: Molly Ringwald, Lee Grant, Perry King, Roxana Zal, George Coe, Christopher Meloni
(Made For TV, 1992, 3 Star)

02:00
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride and Madness (Film)
Based on the book by Jerry Bledsoe, this is a story of a bitter custody battle in which an obsessive wife will stop at nothing to get what she wants - even mass murder.
Director: Jeff Bleckner
Starring: Kelly McGillis, Harry Hamlin, Keith Carradine, Holland Taylor, Jayne Brook, Ken Jenkins
(Made For TV, 1994, 3 Star)

04:00
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride and Madness (Film)
Based on the book by Jerry Bledsoe, this is a story of a bitter custody battle in which an obsessive wife will stop at nothing to get what she wants - even mass murder.
Director: Jeff Bleckner
Starring: Kelly McGillis, Harry Hamlin, Keith Carradine, Holland Taylor, Jayne Brook, Ken Jenkins
(Made For TV, 1994, 3 Star)