During the late 1960s, a novice schoolteacher comes to a small island off the coast of South Carolina with the hope of bringing literacy and self-respect to the undereducated, African-American children living there. Mrs. Brown, the school's principal and only other teacher, instructs him to be stern and tough to keep his pupils under control. With unflagging determination and an unconventional style, the new teacher strives instead to inspire the children and involve the whole community in their education.
Based on the bestselling book, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, the film chronicles the ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, and how they are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.
Sammy Ayers and his mother board a bus bound for Georgia and a better life. But the next day, his mother vanishes. Sammy responds by shutting himself off from the world, pretending not to hear or speak. The bus station manager and a waitress take in Sammy. For the next 20 years, he fools the townspeople and remains silent. Then he overhears a scheme that could hurt the people he loves. Join the fun as Sammy cleverly turns the table on an entire town!
Eleven-year-old Will Brennan is Liverpool FC's biggest fan. At his boys' school in England, Will's love and knowledge of The Beautiful Game even outshines his football-obsessed mates. But life is turned upside down when his long-absent father, Gareth, reappears with tickets to the 2005 Champions League Final in Istanbul. Starring Damian Lewis, Perry Eggleton and Alice Kringe.
Bound by a promise he made to his mother on her deathbed, a pastor seeks to lead his wayward ex-con brother to Christ as they work together to renovate a dilapidated church. But when a desperate man robs the church at gunpoint, one brother s sacrifice sets events into motion that lead the pastor, the gunman, and the community on an improbable journey of faith and redemption.
During the 90 minutes he is declared dead after a traffic accident, Don Piper experiences love, joy, and life like he's never known. But when he finally wakes in the hospital, Heaven's bliss is replaced by excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With the support of his family and community, Don clings to his faith and fights to recover the life he's lost.
Based on the novel by John Grisham. Until that September in 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in that long, hot summer when 10-year-old Luke Chandler comes of age, two groups of migrant workers—and two very dangerous men—come through the Arkansas Delta to work the Chandler cotton farm. And suddenly mysteries flood Luke's world.
If teenaged Ethan and his younger sister Hallie put every toy in Macy's on their Christmas list, it still wouldn't include what they want most. They want a miracle—they want their divorced parents back together. With lots of humor, heart, and yuletide sparkle, All I Want For Christmas is all you could want in a family film treat.
Belle (Vivien Cardone), an animal loving 12-year-old, becomes sullen and withdrawn after her mother's death in an automobile accident. Rebelling against her father (Jason London), she is sent to live at the horse farm of her gruff maternal grandfather (Peter Coyote). With the help of the animals, Belle's work on the farm transforms the entire family. Life and death take on new meaning as the family makes some tough choices involving compassion, trust, and letting go of the past in order to find hope in the future.
The death of a teenager's father leaves her orphaned until she discovers the mother she never knew. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer. Together they win races and form new bonds that lead her back to happiness.
Angel Dog is an uplifting drama with sorrow, sincerity, hope, and humor...a journey of recovery for Jake Bryant, a man who has to learn to love, how to smile, how to live again after he loses everything that matters to him. His inspiration to get off the sofa and go on living comes from somewhere Jake never would have expected a lovable stray named Cooper.
After a toy factory owner and his wife get an unexpected visit from a precocious 7-year-old boy, their world will be turned upside-down! Deciding to take him in as a foster child, they begin a miraculous adventure that showcases the joy of family.
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.
One night while chasing two suspects, Officer Bryan Lawrence is kicked in the face and instantly paralyzed. Forced to depend on others for the simplest things, Bryan is determined to keep his promise to walk his son's fiancé down the aisle. The doctors say he'll never walk again. Can his faith sustain him?
Firefighter lieutenant Dan Farrell (William Baldwin) is a widower and single dad who isn't looking for love. But a few weeks before Valentine's Day, his team responds to a fire at a local florist and he can't help but notice the pretty owner, Kate (Natalie Brown).
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.
BEN-HUR is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption. Based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.