This is the wildly popular Western series about a patriotic Nevada rancher and his three spirited sons... With its value-driven themes and a cast headed by Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Pernell Roberts and Dan Blocker, NBC's Bonanza was a hit television series that dominated the ratings during the Sixties. Volume 1 features 8 episodes.
These are the Western adventure stories of the Cartwright family: father Ben (Lorne Greene), eldest son Adam (Pernell Roberts), middle son Hoss (Dan Blocker), and youngest son Little Joe (Michael Landon). This Bonanza collection captures the classic family stories of a single father raising his sons and helping his neighbors in another 8 episodes.
An FBI agent is sent to investigate an arson in a peaceful Amish township, but she must first gain the trust of an Amish widow suspicious of outsiders. Stars Lolita Davidovich and Patty Duke.
Sparks fly during the holidays when Postman Matt (A.J. Buckley) meets mysterious new co-worker Kristi (Ashley Scott). As an official "Santa Writer", Kristi is buried in children's letters to Santa. Their petty boss is suspicious of this new employee and enlists a reluctant Matt to spy on her. The more Matt gets to know Kristi, the more he falls for her. Even before he knows she is Santa's daughter.
Each year, through the Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge, 100 people across the country attempt to tame a wild mustang in 100 days. Following this dangerous and harrowing feat performed by everyday people from every walk of life, is a public showcase that determines whether these horses can be saved from a life in captivity. Complete with first-hand footage and interviews, Wild Horse Wild Ride provides an in-depth look at the incredible relationship that blossoms between man and animal.
When small-town innocent Longfellow Deeds (Gary Cooper) heads to New York to collect a $20 million inheritance, he ends up a target of ridicule thanks to Babe Bennett (Jean Arthur), a cynical reporter whose demeaning stories have made him the joke of the city. So when he discovers his sweet and unassuming new girlfriend is actually the hardboiled Bennett in disguise, a disillusioned Deeds decides to give his fortune away, an act of charity his crooked lawyer will stop at nothing to prevent.
When a family of swans makes their home on the Peterson farm, no-nonsense ornithologist Ginny Newsom rushes in to "save" the majestic birds. For Jack, it's dislike at first sight when he encounters pushy, know-it-all Ginny. Jack's daughter Frankie and her brothers are anything but neutral observers as they watch the initial hostility between their widowed father and the strong-willed Ginny transform into something else. Could romance be in the air?
Bruce Murakami discovers that the tragic accident that killed his wife and daughter was the result of a street racing incident. When the case against the teenage driver finally reaches court, Bruce's powerful desire for revenge is replaced by an equally powerful desire to forgive. Based on a true story. Stars Dean Cain and Peri Gilpin.
A debt of honor becomes a badge to freedom in this life-affirming winner drama. Judge Albert Sidney has retired from the bench when he is asked to help a boyhood friend, Gee Penniwell. Gee has refused the government's belated attempt to award him the Medal of Honor. Delving deeper, the judge is confronted with his friend's bitterness about World War II and the silent war he and Gee, a black man, have maintained for 30 years. As the two men confront their pasts and their prejudices, they learn the meaning of courage, friendship and forgiveness.
Who in their right mind would put someone with Tourette's Syndrome in front of the class as a teacher? Discover what happens when one school finally gives him a chance. Brad Cohen's resilience and determination changed his life. His story may change yours.
Mitch Albom has a pretty great life. He lives in Detroit and is happily married, he's an award-winning sportswriter, a must-read newspaper columnist, a screenwriter, a radio and television broadcaster. Then two men come into his life, and he realizes something's missing. What do rabbi and reverend have in common? Albom comes to realize they both take profound comfort in believing that there's a divine spark in all of us, and that one person – or in this case, two – can make a big difference in others' lives, as long as they have a little faith.
A late night knock at Victoria Miller's door changes her life in a way she never could have imagined. Dirty, hungry and almost unrecognizable, her teenage nephew Bobby is seeking refuge from a deeply troubled and often violent home life. The timing couldn't be more wrong for Victoria to take on the challenges Bobby presents - he's uncommunicative and antisocial at least. Vickies on the verge of her break as a big writer and involved in a budding romance. However it soon becomes evident that she may be Bobby's only hope.
A young woman (Mare Winningham) struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels for her hearing-impaired parents (Ed Waterstreet, Phyllis Frelich) in this depression-era drama. A friend (Sid Caesar) sees her turmoil and tells her she must find happiness on her own. However, the initial joy she finds in marriage starts to strain under the guilt she feels for deserting her parents and the bitterness they express towards her.
Two sisters embark on a journey of discovery and reconciliation in this poignant real-life story based on the memoirs of Margaret Moorman. Christine (Kathy Bates) has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and must rely on others for support but longs for independence and an ordinary life. Her sister Judy (Elizabeth Perkins), a career-oriented New York art director, becomes responsible for her care when their mother (Lynn Redgrave) dies. The two are left to face the struggles of finding common ground.
Anne Heche stars as a recently divorced mom who wants her two kids’ first Christmas without dad to be perfect. An entertaining but unfortunate series of Christmas Eve mishaps ensures that won’t happen—unless perfect means the family has its most memorable and heartwarming Christmas ever.
Having run away from a succession of foster homes, a 12-year-old girl resorts to desperate measures to stay with the eccentric retired teacher who's made her feel like she's finally in the place where she belongs. Stars Sissy Spacek, Alfre Woodard and Judith Ivey.
This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and confidant. Sam takes the dog on a nostalgic journey which dramatizes the fulfillment he shared with his departed wife.
Academy Award® winner Vanessa Redgrave stars as Esther, a wise woman who teaches a troubled young man the power of love. From her, Michael Keddington (Chad Willett) learns important lessons about faith and forgiveness. Her gift to him of a locket—symbolic of one person's missed opportunities—comes to represent Michael's second chance.
Sarah Russell, the picture-perfect girl-next-door, took a job in Chicago thinking she could escape memories of a tragic accident that she blames herself for. But when she receives some unsettling news, Sarah returns home to try to heal old wounds. Stars Amber Tamblyn, Jennifer Ehle, Henry Czerny and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio.