Avonlea Christmas, a Road to Avonlea movie, pays tribute to the indomitable Hetty King. Always the focal point of town opinion as well as the town's leading educator, Hetty collapses with an unexpected health crisis during the holiday season. When she is hospitalized, feeling homesick and alone, she begins to reevaluate her relationships and her accomplishments in life. Avonlea Christmas touches on the frailty of life and the importance of relationships. It deals with the age-old dilemma of following one's heart or adhering to tradition.
Lost in the wilderness, 11-year-old Emily (Kaitlyn Burke) is reunited with the orphaned bear her family raised before releasing her back into the wild. Michael Ontkeen, Alan Thicke, and Helen Shaver costar.
This gripping drama depicts the historical account of King Henry II and Thomas Becket, his closest confidant and advisor. Becket finds himself moved towards an uncompromising devotion to God, a rival with whom Henry II cannot compete. The king becomes obsessed with the changed Becket, which results in ultimate tragedy.
This television mini-series, which aired on CBS in May 2000, looks at the life of Jesus from His humble beginnings as a carpenter through His extraordinary life and the mission of His spiritual destiny. This is a superb production and should prove very helpful to stimulate interest on the part of a Biblically illiterate generation to want to know more about the Gospels and the extraordinary life, death, resurrection and meaning of Jesus.
This inspiring retelling of the Prodigal Son parable stars Drew Waters (TV's Friday Night Lights) as Joe Conahey, a high school basketball coach whose Christian faith is tested by a season of discontent. Joe hits rock bottom when his adopted son Josh, the team's talented but self-centered star, transfers to a big-city school, betraying his teammates and family. Only through the power of prayer and forgiveness, can the troubled Josh make his way back into the arms of his loving father and find redemption.
Ashley takes a job as an assistant to Nick, a sort of "Secret Santa" who helps others anonymously, and agrees to keep it a secret. But then she meets Will, a magazine writer who uncovers what she is doing. As Ashley and Nick help people in need, Ashley tries to protect Nick’s secret, and her own heart. This Dove-approved holiday film is sure to be a Christmas classic cherished for generations. Starring Bruce Davison, KC Clyde, and Kari Hawker. Widescreen.
This Christmas, Olivia Mead has one wish: that her single mom would find someone that she can call "Dad". She and her classmates soon discover that the answer to all their wishes lies inside a mysterious abandoned house. Within the house they discover Elsie Waybright, the Christmas Angel. Elsie tries to teach Olivia that some requests must be left to God. As Christmas day approaches, Olivia receives an unwelcomed answer, the suspicious Dr. Nathan Davis. This Christmas, will Elsie be able to teach Olivia and her friends to trust in God? Starring Teri Polo, Della Reese, and Kevin Sorbo.
Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at the dawn of the electric age, this centuries old legend may come to an end.
Daniel Burton (Billy Ray Cyrus) learns to love again when he meets Briony Adair (Gina Holden), the rehabilitation specialist treating his son, and invites her to spend Christmas with his family.
America is in the midst of the Great Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by. The older children do their best to take care of the family, but it’s the younger children who struggle most. Now, the Kamp siblings fully expect a Christmas without presents. But when William scrapes together a dollar in coins to use for Christmas gifts, everything begins to change.
When lives intertwine during Christmas, hope is the only unifying gift. Family comes in many forms. It's through the love of one little girl that the lives of many are brought together during what turns out to be a most joyful time of the year.
During a weekend trip to the mountains, Mary finds herself at the now-dilapidated lodge where she spent the holidays with her family growing up. She becomes determined to restore the building to its former glory, and during the process finds herself drawn to Jack, a handsome man who loves the lodge as much as she does.
Grace McQueen (Jessica Tandy) has a gift for storytelling that brings a troubled family together during Christmastime and envelops them in a world of imagination. When Grace is offered her own TV show she must decide between becoming a celebrity or staying true to herself. The Christmas Story Lady is a heart-warming tale about the importance of being true to yourself and spending time with your family much in the spirit of the classic film Miracle on 34th Street.
Dan Reed (Ted McGinley), mayor of Trapper Falls, Alaska, looks forward to Christmas each year with enthusiasm for all the events, friends, and family that fill the special season. Together with his brother Greg (Brad Stine) they dedicate time away from their adventure tour company to drape the town in Christmas cheer. When Dan's old high school rival Mitch Bright (Daniel Baldwin) returns home after 20 years, Dan is immediately suspicious. Mitch is a highly successful big city lawyer who has never wanted anything to do with Trapper Falls or its people, so why now?
In a land torn by hatred and injustice, James Earl Jones and Richard Harris are two fathers—one a man of peace, the other a man of power and privilege—whose lives seem destined for a violent collision. but instead, in the wake of a tragic killing, these extraordinary men form an unlikely union...and together find the kind of understanding that could heal a nation! Based on the acclaimed novel by Alan Paton. Rated PG-13.