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Cry In The Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann
David Morse, Megan Follows and David Soul stars in this dramatic story of how a deranged backwoods loner kidnapped a 17-year schoolgirl, sparking the largest manhunt in the history of Pennsylvania.
Director: Charles Correll
Starring: David Morse, Megan Follows, Dion Anderson, Tom Atkins, Travis Swords, David Soul
(Made For TV, 1991, 15, 2 Star)

Alex: The Life Of A Child
Based on the real life events of Sports Illustrated writer Frank Delford. When his daughter Alex is diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, Frank and his family's lives are shattered. Stars Frank T Nelson.
Director: Robert Markowitz
Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Bonnie Bedelia, Lindsey Amelio, Gennie James, Barbara Barnes, Brenda Bazinet
(Made For TV, 1986, PG, 4 Star)

Baby Snatcher
Joyce Chopra directs this emotionally charged story starring Hill Street Blues' Veronica Hamel as a woman so desperate to save her marriage following a miscarriage that she abducts a baby and passes it off as her own.
Director: Joyce Chopra
Starring: Veronica Hamel, Nancy McKeon, Michael Madsen, David Duchovny, Penny Fuller, John Evans
(Made For TV, 1992, PG, 2 Star)

Gone in The Night
A young couple are wrongly convicted of murder in one of the most nightmarish miscarriages of justice in American legal history. Based on a true story. With Shannen Doherty.
Director: Bill L. Norton
Starring: Shannen Doherty, Kevin Dillon, James Handy, Edward Asner, Timothy Carhart, Michael Brandon
(Part 1 of 2, 1996, 15, 2 Star)

The Jacksons: An American Dream
An average family; until the discovery of the kid's musical talent. Though known now as the famous Jackson 5, their story was not all success and happiness. Angela Bassett Terrence Howard.
Director: Karen Arthur
Starring: Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Angela Bassett, Holly Robinson Peete, Margaret Avery, Alex Burrall, Jermaine Jackson II
(Part 2 of 2, Last In Series, Made For TV, 1992, PG, 3 Star)

Eight Days To Live
A mother searches for her lost son, who goes missing after her car veers off the road and falls down a steep embankment. With Kelly Rowan.
Director: Norma Bailey
Starring: Kelly Rowan, Shawn Doyle, Dustin Milligan, Tegan Moss, Michael Eklund, Ryan McDonell
(Made For TV, 2006, 2 Star)

A Mother's Fight for Justice
This compelling drama explores the extraordinary impact on an ordinary family when their son is critically injured by a drunk driver. With Meredith Baxter.
Director: Thomas Rickman
Starring: Meredith Baxter, Alan Rosenberg, Eric Lively, Richard Banel, Vik Sahay, Barbara Mamabolo, Colin Glazer
(Made For TV, 2001, PG, 3 Star)

Murder in the Heartland
Over a few months in 1958, Charles Starkweather embarked on a killing spree. Along for the ride came his 14 year old girlfriend. This emmy nominated drama stars Tim Roth and Renee Zellweger.
Director: Robert Markowitz
Starring: Tim Roth, Fairuza Balk, Kate Reid, Brian Dennehy, Randy Quaid, Roberts Blossom
(Part 2 of 2, Last In Series, 1993, 15, 3 Star)

Beverly Hills Madam
A highly successful madam, who runs the most exclusive bordello in Hollywood, finds the future of her business under threat when one of her 'girls' gets pregnant and another ends up dead.
Director: Harvey Hart
Starring: Faye Dunaway, Melody Anderson, Donna Dixon, Terry Farrell, Robin Givens, Louis Jourdan
(Made For TV, 1986, PG, 1 Star)

Summer Dreams: The Story Of The Beach Boys
This entertaining musical biopic chronicles the rise to fame of The Beach Boys and the clashes between its members that inspired their greatest hits. Starring Bruce Greenwood, Greg Kean.
Director: Michael Switzer
Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Greg Kean, Arlen Dean Snyder, Casey Sander, Bo Foxworth, Linda Dona
(1990, PG, 2 Star)

Any Mother's Son
On shore leave in Japan Allen Schindler is killed by his fellow seamen simply for being gay. The Navy tries to hush up the incident, but his mother wants justice. With Bonnie Bedelia.
Director: David Burton-Morris
Starring: Bonnie Bedelia, Hedy Burress, Paul Popowich, Fiona Reid, Shawn Ashmore, Mimi Kuzyk
(Made For TV, 1997, 3 Star)

True Movies 2

08:00Crossing The Line
The high pressure world of high school basketball is the setting for this thought provoking drama where winning at any cost is far more important than playing the game.

10:00Dangerous Child
True story. A single parent's life is made a living hell by her 16 year old son. But when the law protects children from their parents, who will listen to her plight? With Delta Burke (Boston Legal)

12:00In Defence Of Kids
An emotional account of how an encounter with a young runaway led lawyer Ellen Wilcox to come to the defence of abused and neglected juveniles. With Blythe Danner and Sam Waterston

14:00Stolen Innocence
'Stolen Innocence' is the story of how a rebellious teenager's plan to assert her independence runs an explosively violent course - with dire consequences...

16:00Shattering The Silence
A searing drama based on a true story about one woman's battle to expose a dark and very personal secret. With Joanna Kerns (Growing Pains)

18:00Custody Of The Heart
A businesswoman finds her seemingly perfect life thrown into confusion when her stay-at-home husband suddenly sues her for divorce and custody of their children. With Lorraine Braco & Martin Donovan.

20:00False Arrest
Based on a true story. A murder brings a woman's secure world of privilege to an abrupt end as an ambitious state investigator links her to the crimes. With Robert Wagner and Donna Mills. Part 1.

22:00In The Best Interest Of The Child
A mother begins a heart wrenching and painful battle when she discovers her daughter is being sexually abused by her father. How will they cope if the law is not on their side?

02:00Chasing The Dragon
Based on a true story. More than one life is shattered when a single mother becomes addicted to heroin.

Thanks to a hidden basement 'prison', a wife comes up with an ingenious method for curbing her husband's philandering ways in this drama starring Anthony Michael Hall and Sheryl Lee

06:00Empty Cradle
An unstable woman devastates a mother's life when she goes to desperate lengths to 'have' a baby in this chilling drama starring Kate Jackson, Lori Loughlin and Eriq La Selle.

08:00Stolen Innocence
'Stolen Innocence' is the story of how a rebellious teenager's plan to assert her independence runs an explosively violent course - with dire consequences...