Late one night, a mysterious car is brought into the Chicago police impound garage after a deadly traffic accident. The on-call mechanics soon discover the car has a mind of its own. With hundreds of horsepower and two tons of reinforced steel at its command, it's a seemingly unstoppable killing machine capable of outrunning -- and outwitting -- humans.
Filmmaker Bruce McDonald returns to the mockumentary format of his 1996 cult favorite Hard Core Logo in this sequel of sorts. In this film's alternate universe, McDonald left his native Canada after the box-office success of Hard Core Logo for the United States and a successful career directing cable television projects. Now his career has gone into a tailspin and he's working on a cheesy reality show on Wiccans to pay the rent. In the course of his research, he encounters Care Failure, the manic, drug-fueled lead singer with the punk band Die Mannequin, and learns she's convinced she's been possessed by the spirit of the late Hard Core Logo frontman Joe Dick.
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In "New Moon," Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) is devastated by the abrupt departure of her vampire love Edward (Robert Pattinson) but her spirit is rekindled by her growing friendship with the irresistible Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner). Suddenly she finds herself drawn into the world of the werewolves, ancestral enemies of the vampires, and she finds her loyalties tested.
FREEZER BURN is an action comedy - aimed at a young male audience. Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually turn the entire planet into a Club-Med for extra-terrestrials. Green plays the reluctant town hero and Glover will play the villain and leader of the Aliens. Written by Anonymous
Vin Diesel reprises his star-making "Pitch Black" role of enigmatic anti- hero Richard B. Riddick in the new science fiction action-adventure epic, "The Chronicles of Riddick". Riddick has spent the last five years on the move among the forgotten worlds on the outskirts of the galaxy, eluding mercenaries bent on collecting the price on his head. Now, the fugitive finds himself on planet Helion, home to a progressive multicultural society, which has been invaded by the Lord Marshal (Feore), a zealot who targets humans for subjugation with his army of warriors known as Necromongers. Exiled to a subterranean prison where extremes of temperature range from arctic nights to volcanic days, Riddick encounters Kyra (Davalos), the lone survivor from an earlier chapter in his life. His efforts to free himself and Kyra lead him to the Necromonger command ship, where he is pitted against the Lord Marshal in an apocalyptic battle with possibly the fate of all beings-both living and dead-hanging in the balance.
Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves. And an enigmatic Indian hunter decides to help the girls, but one of the girls has been bitten by a werewolf. Brigitte and Ginger may have no one to turn to but themselves.
When the Noralty oil company ignores warnings about the dangers in the Colombian border area, eight of its employees (Canadians and one US Navajo) working on a pipeline in Ecuador are kidnapped by the well-organized guerrilla which demands a $20,000,000 ransom, refused by the concern, and forces them deep in the Amazonian jungle where they hide for the army. Forty long days of marching trough this green hell gets the hostages in such bad shape that they must finally be brought into an insurgent camp. The Canadian embassy, skeptic except for one RMCP sergeant, can only negotiate about the price... Written by KGF Vissers
The three Hammett brothers, Cain (Tom Berenger), Harry (Luke Perry) and Dale (Adam Stroke) are caught in a conflict that escalates rapidly and the old farmers facing against new farmers who have settled in the green grasslands.
On their way back from a conference, two medical school friends bump into a college cheerleaders contest in Oregon. Party animal Patrick Fisher insists on going until his buddy concedes to 'one beer', but dutiful Steve Hillman is the one who gets seduced by local Amber. Alas it's a trap; he gets robbed and her lover, Bo Cooper, beats him up and abuses him. Disgusted with himself Bo shoots himself - his father is the local sheriff. He has a terrible corrupt hold over the town and sets the boys up as wanted 'killers'. Only Steve's girlfriend and local paranoid civil rights-obsessed loner Olie Parks will still help them to contact the already suspicious FBI. Written by KGF Vissers
On the day of his retirement, Nevada homicide detective, Jerry Black, is shaken by the murder of an 8 year-old girl in the mountains. The grieving mother begs Jerry for answers and Jerry swears on his soul to find the killer. When an ambitious young cop wrenches a dubious confession from a simple-minded suspect, Jerry won't let the case be closed, at least not for himself.
Driven by his promise, the tenacious retiree buys a rundown gas station at a strategic intersection in the mountains near where the crimes occured and begins his investigation. He befriends a single mother and her young daughter but neglects to tell them what his true motives are for relocating to the mountains. Will his oversight prove fatal, or will he catch the real killer in time?
The Wild West meets the Far East in a battle for honor, royalty and a trunk full of gold when acrobatic Chinese Imperial Guard Chon Wang (JACKIE CHAN) comes to America to rescue beautiful Princess Pei Pei (LUCY LIU) who has been kidnapped from The Forbidden City.
With the help of a partner he doesn't trust (OWEN WILSON), a wife he didn't expect (BRANDON MERRILL), a horse with a personality all its own and martial arts moves no one can believe, Chon finds himself facing the meanest gunslingers in the West.
"Wrongfully Accused" is the movie that finally answers the age-old question, "How would a world-renowned violinist prove his innocence after being vamped by a gorgeous woman who, along with a one-armed, one-legged, one-eyed terrorist, frames the violinist for the murder of her husband, and is also involved in a plot to assassinate the UN Secretary General?"
When two forest fires collide, they create a ferocious storm. Howling winds whip the flames into a frenzy, creating massive tornadoes of fire rising up to 600 feet -- becoming so massive that they actually become their own weather system. Parachuting into and fighting these firestorms is a regular occurrence for smokejumper Jesse Graves and his close-knit team. But as Graves again prepares to battle a rampaging blaze, he is unaware that convicted murderer Earl Shaye, posing as a firefighter, is using the firestorm to implement a daring escape.
As nature's ultimate inferno threatens to engulf him, Graves is caught in the middle of a deadly situation. Using few tools and without backup, he must now try to outsmart the cunning killer and save an ornithologist, Jennifer, who has been taken hostage. But the fire is turning and time is running out.
Tom Casey reports to the police some youngsters stealing from cars. He becomes the target of the 3 teenagers, who start to terrorise him and his family.
Emily T. Hope (Alicia Silverstone) is a brazen teenager looking for love and an identity. Unfortunately, she is emotionally neglected by her father, Alexander (Jack Thompson). Unable to win his approval, Emily has had to resort to a series of dangerous stunts to gain her father's attention, all to no avail. So there's only one thing left to do: kidnap herself and hold herself for ransom!
After locking herself in the trunk of her car to await her rescue, she is instead mistakenly kidnapped by professional car thief Vincent Roche (Benicio Del Toro) who was only after her BMW. As Emily and Vincent spend time together in their efforts to outwit and elude the various uncles, goons and cops on their trail, they begin to open up to each other. They come to realize that each has something to give the other and that perhaps they are looking for the same thing.
The story of a 14 year-old boy and his 12 year-old sister who brave the rugged Alaska wilderness to rescue their bush pilot father after his plane has crashed. Along the way, they rescue an orphaned polar bear cub who helps them on their journey.
Divorced dad and hard-nosed radio talk-doc, Jack Black, takes his kids Ashley and Joshua on a trip to a lake in British Columbia. While Dr. Black works away his vacation, his children learn that the the locals believe they have all been inhabited by Orky, a monster who, legend has it, lives in the lake. Over the course of a few days at the lake, Jack experiences a total turn-around in his ways and discovers the joy of playing with his kids, digging tunnels to China and of turning clouds into pictures in the sky.
A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.
Travis and Wendell are two down-on-their-luck New Yorkers who think they're relocating to a small town in Nebraska to open a nightclub. What they don't know is they have actually been abducted by a KGB operative and flown to the Soviet Union, where they'll unwittingly serve as "experts" on all things cool in America. The town, created expressly for KGB spies-in-training is meant to serve as a training ground for Soviet agents. What can these two hapless Americans possibly teach the Soviet spies and will they ever learn they are not actually in Nebraska?
Elmer Jackson is a carpenter in a small Californian town in the 1930s. Struggling to bring up 4 young boys after the death of his wife, he is horrified when the Government (citing trumped-up charges of parental neglect) places the boys into various foster homes and institutions, unaware of the abuse that boys would then be subjected to. The conditions imposed by the court and the difficulties caused by the Depression make Jackson's determined and vigorous quest to find his boys extremely difficult. Written by Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
21 Jump Street is the headquarters for a squad of police officers who specialize in investigations relating to young people. Each of the Jump St. personnel was selected for their ability to pass for high school or college students, allowing them to operate undercover in areas where it is difficult for regular police officers to blend in unnoticed. Written by Marg Baskin <email@example.com>
Within two weeks, Sgt. Hardbutt has to clean up the crime in the streets before the Governor arrives. Hardbutt is forced to supplement his overworked staff with civilian "recruits" who he schemes to use to a disastrous advantage. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).
When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now they are harassing the Morris family every chance they get. Matt meanwhile meets and starts seeing a lot of Becky who also likes him. Unfortunately her last name is Cullen, and when the rest of the family finds out about their relationship, they decide to get even, and their harassment is elevated to vicious assault.
A series adapting science-fiction stories by well-known authors into 60 minute episodes, introduced by renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. Stories filmed included those of science fiction authors Robert Heinlein & Robert Sheckley, historical novelist Howard Fast and mystery novelist Walter Mosley.
Written by David Stevens
Placing a 21st century spin on a science fiction classic, SCI FI's contemporized version of Flash Gordon follows the all-new adventures of Flash (Eric Johnson) and his companions, Dale Arden (Gina Holden) and Dr. Hans Zarkov (Jody Racicot). Ordinary people thrust into extraordinary circumstances, they find themselves as Earth's last line of defense against the forces of the merciless dictator Ming (John Ralston).
Steven Gordon got the nickname "Flash" Gordon (Eric Johnson) because he was always fast on his feet. Flash's scientist father dies in a laboratory fire when Flash was 13. Since then, Flash has dedicated all his track victories to his father's memory -- including his third, unprecedented, Tri-City Marathon win.
Flash thinks he's got his life on track, looking after his mother's house while she travels, rebuilding classic cars in partnership with his pal Nick Gilmore (Panou). He doesn't know that something's coming that will force him to re-examine everything he thought he knew about his father's death -- and threaten to destroy the universe itself.
Family obligations kept Flash at home while his old flame Dale Arden left for college. Now Dale is a reporter for hometown television station WIAD-TV and engaged to another man, police detective Joe Wylee (Giles Panton). When a local truck driver comes across a strange device hovering over the road, Flash takes it to Dale at the TV station. And when Dale's alien story and Flash's search for the truth about his father collide, they 're thrown together again.
Flash spots a strange man in an RV following him. With Dale's help, Flash tracks down Hans Zarkov (Jody Racicot), who worked with the late Dr. Gordon on the mysterious Portage Initiative. Zarkov warns them that he's detected a trans-dimensional rift-- a rift like the one Flash's father disappeared through on the night he 'died.' Now a strange biomechanical killer has come through the rift, looking for something called the "Imex" -- and willing to destroy Flash, Flash's mother (Jill Teed), and anyone else that gets in its way.
Produced by Reunion Pictures, this modern day retelling of the classic comic strip franchise will be distributed by RHI Entertainment internationally. Under an agreement with property owner King Features Syndicate, Matthew O'Connor and Tom Rowe are producing the new series. RHI's Robert Halmi, Sr. and Robert Halmi, Jr. (Tin Man, Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven, The Ten Commandments), who previously produced SCI FI's popular miniseries event Legend of Earthsea, will serve as Executive Producers on the series.
Justin Tolchuck (Dan Byrd, “The Hills Have Eyes”) is a sensitive, lanky 16-year-old just trying to make it through the social nightmare of high school in Medora, Wisconsin, with the help of his well-meaning mom Franny (Amy Pietz, “Caroline in the City”), aspiring-entrepreneur dad Gary (Scott Patterson, “Gilmore Girls”) and his beautiful and popular younger sister Claire (Lindsey Shaw, “Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide”).
Organized crime and the Organized Crime Unit (OCU) work together to achieve the opposing goals of each respective world.
In a very imaginable future, the world battles terrorism and unrest. Out of this chaos emerges a new hero: Jane Vasco, a.k.a. Painkiller Jane
Once the DEA's top agent, Jane Vasco is formidable, both mentally and physically. As a child, her father nicknamed her Painkiller Jane, describing her ability to mentally push through even the most painful situations. But her strength is about to be tested.
Jane is recruited by a covert government agency dedicated to containing and, if necessary, neutralizing the threat of "Neuros" No one knows what caused the aberrations that led to their enhanced abilities, which range from from telekinesis and telepathic suggestion to induced hallucinations.
During her first investigation with her new team, Jane discovers that she too possesses an odd ability: she can't be killed.
The L Word is the intimate story about the lives and loves of a group of lesbian friends living in Los Angeles. The show has received a lot of praise for its brilliant storylines and its portrayal of the lesbian community.
In ancient Egypt the Stargate is buried. In 1945 it is uncovered, an archived as a relic of old. In 1997 a team is created to use the stargate to travel to new worlds and meet new people, but find the galaxy isn't the hospiteable place they thought is was.
The Cylons were created by the people of the Twelve Colonies. Intelligent robots, they were used as slaves and soldiers to fight humanity's wars. But the Cylons became sentient and they rebelled. Man and machine fought to a bloody stalemate, then the Cylons withdrew to a remote region of space.
The Collector is a Canadian supernatural drama television series about a man attempting to help save people who have bargained their souls with the Devil. After over 600 years of "collecting" the souls of people at the end of their 10-year deals, Morgan Pym (Chris Kramer) negotiates with the Devil for the ability to aid the damned in redeeming themselves rather than sending them to Hell. Under the Devil's mocking gaze, Morgan assists his "clients" in undoing the damage their deals have done because of the devil shifting good luck towards the client and away from others.
Jeffrey Donovan stars as Detective David Creegan, who after surviving a near fatal gunshot wound to the head, takes a 12-month psychological leave of absence. He returns to work for the FBI's new Organized and Serial Crime Unit, a rapid-response, elite crime squad. His brush with death renders him fearless in his relentless pursuit of justice as he and his partner Susan Branca (Vera Farminga) specialize in solving shocking, high profile crimes.
Johnny Smith has been leading an idyllic small-town life. Employed as a science teacher, Johnny takes great pleasure in showing his young students the wonders of the natural world. He is also newly engaged to Sarah, a fellow teacher he's known since childhood, and is a good son to his widowed mother, who lives nearby. Johnny's life is nearly perfect... until a near-fatal car crash that leaves him in a deep coma. Six years later, Johnny finally regains consciousness and discovers that the life he once knew is gone. His mother has passed away, and Sarah has gone on to marry someone else - and the child she and her husband, the local sheriff, are now raising is Johnny's son. But Johnny himself is also not the same person he once was: he now finds himself in possession of amazing psychic powers which allow him to see into the lives of anyone he touches.
Vancouver coroners, pathologists, and homicide detectives inhabit a murky world as they attempt to solve the mysteries behind the unnatural, accidental, or suspicious deaths committed in the city's back alleys and bedrooms. At times selfless, at times grudging, they all have agendas and histories, passion for their work, and ambition for their futures.
Charismatic, controversial, and mercurial Vancouver Coroner Dominic Da Vinci is the pivot around which this complex world spins.
As a spokesman for the dead, Da Vinci strives to give dignity to untimely death. For every issue he champions, there is the underlying knowledge of human frailty and a wry acknowledgment that his own personal and professional past is riddled with missteps. As a former undercover narcotics cop, he understands the realities of the street and the compromises cops sometimes make. He also knows the limitations that surround those who cut, collect, and expose the last secrets of a life lived, and the insights they can offer into death.
Da Vinci's Inquest is a Canadian dramatic television series that aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2005. Seven seasons of thirteen episodes each were filmed for a total of ninety-one episodes. The show, set and filmed in Vancouver, stars Nicholas Campbell as Dominic Da Vinci.
The Chris Isaak Show takes an irreverent look at the sexy, outrageous backstage world of rock music. Featuring Chris, his real life band members and an ensemble of oddball characters, the stories offer a fanciful mix of fact and fiction and follow Chris on the road, into the studio and even onto his surfboard as he tries to live an ordinary life in spite of his chosen profession.
Cold Squad is a one-hour police drama originally on CTV that focuses on 'cold cases'; unsolvable cases that have gone for years without a solution. Each week there is a new 'cold case' brought out of the woodwork to solve, which may date back five years, or could even date back fifty years. The primary personality in Cold Squad is Sgt. Ali McCormick. Although she isn't the official head of the unit, her opinion is invaluable to the other workers. She is backed up by a team of highly skilled professionals who, as it so happens, are also her good friends.
Exactly one year after his death, rock musician Eric Draven returns to earth in a symbolic and literal leap from the bridge that joins the Land of the Dead and the land of the living. Possessing the mystic powers of The Crow, he is neither living nor dead, searching for a way to right what has been wronged. The Crow: Stairway to Heaven continues the legacy of Eric Draven and expands on the mythology of the successful feature film franchise. Joined as soulmates, Draven and his girlfriend Shelly were inseparable ” until they were brutally and senselessly murdered. Now their souls cannot rest. Their romance endures time and death, creating an incredible longing between the young lovers. Draven seeks redemption by helping others, fighting for those who cannot fight for themselves. Through each act of justice, he is taken one step closer to his own salvation. A foot soldier on the side of good, at Draven's core is a powerful force that transforms him into The Crow ” his alter
Frank has a special ability to see into the minds of serial killers. Working for a mysterious organization called the Millennium Group, who take a special interest in serial killers and the millennial end of the world prophecy.
During the first season, Frank lives with his wife Catherine and daughter Jordan in Seattle. The show focuses on Frank's work as a profiler. The first season focuses most of Franks' time trying to solve serial murder cases.
During the second season, the show primarily on Frank's relationship with the Millennium Group. After separating from his wife after a violent rescue of her from a stalker. Frank learns that the Millennium Group is a secret society that believes that the world is coming to an end. During this season, Frank spends much of his time working with Millennium Group member Peter Watts and fellow investigator Laura Means.
After the death of his wife at the end of the second season, Frank severs all connection with the Millennium Group and returns to work with the FBI. With the help of special agent Emma Hollis, he begins to investiagate the Millennium Group itself.
Like the classic 1960s series of the same name, each episode is a celebration of the human imagination in which humanity's exploration of new frontiers in technology, outer space and the human experience reveal our greatest hopes and darkest fears. Stories on The Outer Limits have explored the consequences of such controversial and thought-provoking topics as genetic manipulation, alien visitation and life after death.
A photojournalist who, as a child, was the sole
survivor of an airplane crash, finds himself in the
wrong place at the right time. Saving other lives while risking his own, he has incredibly good,incredibly bad, incredibly Strange Luck. The series comes from the people who brought you Eerie, Indiana!
Tony Scali is the police commissioner in a small town, where solutions to difficult situations often require considerable creativity. Tony's easygoing manner and clever intellect are much more useful to him than weapons or brute force in his fight against crime.
Highlander follows one Immortal, Duncan MacLeod of the Clan MacLeod (known as "The Highlander" to other Immortals). Duncan MacLeod, born 400 years ago in the Highlands of Scotland, is on an ongoing quest, since "In the End, There Can Be Only One."
From Wayne Grigsby and Barabara Samuels comes a big show hit from Canada, North of 60! The show presents us the people that live in a little town Lynx River on the North-West of Canada. Between them there are crossing all kinds of friendships, stories, romaces, hopes, fears and more... The show was shot in Bragg Creek, Alberta. Through years the show became one of the most popular series in canadian history. The show was drawing almost 1 million people per week by their tv's watching this show. Series: aired from December 1992 until December 1997. 90 episodes were aired. The series continued in movies that aired after them! Movies: 5 movies were aired till now write after the series. New movie (Distant Drumming) was filmed on August, 2003, and finally aired on January 30, 2005! EDITOR'S NOTES:
The original airdates for North of 60's seasons 1-4 are unknown, so if anyone has any informations about that let me know.
I can't put it any better than Blackie did. "Touch that remote and you die! Now that I've got your attention, here's the deal. See those two people? That's Frank, and that's Fay. Strangers when they met, turns out they've got a lot in common. Both died on the same night, both ended up in the same body of water, and both took refuge in the same all-night cafe. Me, I run the place. Name's Blackie. Been here from the beginning. Now, I know I said Frank and Fay were dead, but the cafe needed a new cook and waitress, so it gave them a second chance at life. They do their job, they get to stick around and help unsuspecting customers turn their lives around. 'Course, anything can happen to those who wander in - their worst nightmares, or their forbidden dreams. Yeah, it all happens here...in this little place we call the Nightmare Cafe."
21 Jump Street was an hour-long action/drama series that ran officially from 1987 until 1991. In total, five seasons were made, and the show was canceled in 1991 due to low ratings. Most of the original cast (Hanson, Ioki, and Penhall) had already left by then, leaving behind only Hoffs and Fuller, alongside a few new faces. The show is most famous for rocketing actor Johnny Depp to fame. 21 Jump Street was about a group of under-age looking cops who went undercover on high schools to catch young criminals before they become older, more dangerous criminals. In later seasons, the team went less and less undercover on high schools, and the plots focused more on the cops' personal lives.
MacGyver follows the adventures of the laid-back, extremely resourceful secret agent Angus MacGyver. He prefers non-violent conflict resolution whenever possible and refuses to carry or use a gun. MacGyver works as a problem solver for the Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles. Utilizing his education as a scientist and his experience as an operative in the Department of External Services (DXS), he is able to solve a range of problems usually with the help of his ever-present Swiss Army knife.
One of the staples of the CBC during the mid to late eighties, Danger Bay was a half hour-long family adventure series set in and around the city of Vancouver. It was co-produced by the Disney Channel, where it aired in the United States. The cast was led by veteran Canadian actor Donnelly Rhodes, who played Doctor Grant "Doc" Roberts, a veteranarian employed by the Vancouver Aquarium. Other primary cast members included Christopher Crabb and Ocean Hellman as Grant's children, Jonah and Nicole, and Hagan Beggs as Doctor George Dunbar, head of the Aquarium. In the initial seasons, Deborah Wakeham starred as Joyce Carter, a pilot who often contributed her skills to the Aquarium's projects and expeditions, although she left to be replaced by Susan Walden. Walden's character, J.L., wed Grant during the show's fifth season. Rounding out the cast was Michele B. Chan as Doctor Donna Chen, Grant's assistant for the first three seasons. As the show's popularity in