Ragtag survivors and resistance fighters struggle to endure following a catastrophic alien attack in this drama executive produced by Steven Spielberg. At the core of the story is Tom Mason, a bookish Boston professor who becomes a commander of a regiment of citizen soldiers. But his primary focus is the safety of his three sons, one of whom was taken captive by the aliens. Mason helps wage a counterattack against the extraterrestrial invaders, whose purpose remains a mystery.
A scientist with an 'uncanny ability to read clues left behind in a victim's bones' solves murders in a procedural series inspired by real-life forensic anthropologist and novelist Kathy Reichs. Scientist Brennan is often teamed with FBI Special Agent Booth, who mistrusts science and believes evidence should come from the living. The Brennan-Booth pair have drawn favorable comparisons to Scully and Mulder of 'The X-Files.'
A murder-mystery writer and a detective team up to catch a serial killer who is reenacting murders from his books. Once the case is solved, the unlikely pair continue to work together to probe New York City's most unusual homicides.
A female captain leads the L.A.P.D.'s Major Crimes division in this spin-off from "The Closer," featuring characters from that series.
Superman's teen years as Clark Kent find him agonizing over his shy, uncertain persona while dealing with his evolving powers and an infatuation with classmate Lana Lang. Crisply paced and cast with appealing performers, `Smallville' is not at all campy and is often surprisingly moving as a conventional coming-of-age drama; it succeeds in adding creative twists to the young hero's life without compromising the adult pop icon's legend.
A miniseries based on the early life of Catherine the Great, the 18th-century Russian empress.
Walt Kowalski, a grizzled Korean War veteran who can't get along with his kids or his neighbors, finds his only solace in his prize possession - a 1972 Gran Torino. When his neighbor Tao, a young Hmong teenager, tries to steal his car, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Tao's family, Kowalski is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that foul their neighborhood.
In mythic pre-historic times, a young hobbit named Frodo Baggins inherits a magic ring from his elderly cousin Bilbo. Wise to the powers that the magic ring holds, the dark Lord Sauron wants it, knowing it will enable him to enslave the people of Middle Earth. In his effort to thwart Sauron, Frodo recruits the fellowship of a wizard, an elf, a dwarf and others, on a mission to destroy the ring by casting it into the volcanic fires of Mount Doom, where it was made. However, the ring unleashes its own powers as a result of the struggle....
The ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing left to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and unleash hell on earth. Leading a daring band of warriors, Perseus sets off on a perilous journey deep into forbidden worlds. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, he will only survive if he can accept his power as a god, defy his fate and create his own destiny.
Television movie based on the book by Patricia MacLachlan about a family whose life is dramatically changed when a baby girl is mysteriously delivered on their doorstep with a cryptic note promising that one day the baby's mother will return. Lily, is a mother who is grappling with depression and guilt over the recent lost of her infant son. Lily's husband, unable to break through his wife protective shell, is drifting away; and their 12-year-old daughter Larkin is left to deal with the death of her brother on her own. As she cares for the abandoned infant, Lily and her family confront their grief and learn to live and love again.
A feminist reimagining of the Arthurian legends from the perspective of the women who wielded power behind King Arthur's throne. Follows the women of Avalon from their childhoods through the ultimate fulfillment of their destinies in the battle between Christianity and Paganism that threatens to bring down the kingdom.<P>As the story begins, the people of the British Isles fight valiantly against barbarian invasion. Their struggle for survival leaves little time to mend the growing schism between the new Christian faith and the old Pagan religion that has long preserved the kingdom. Viviane, The Lady of the Lake, presides as high priestess on the mist-shrouded Isle of Avalon, the pagan seat of power, and a mystical world invisible to nonbelievers. But as Christianity gains hold over Britain and more people turn away from the Goddess, this mysterious land becomes difficult for even the faithful to reach.<P>Viviane plans to save Avalon by annointing and training her niece, Morgaine, as her successor, manipulating the royal lineage to produce Arthur, a king who will embrace both pagan beliefs and Christianity, thus saving Avalon. Morgause, Viviane's evil sister endeavors to thwart her plans.
A young artist goes home to paint her parents, and finds herself struggling with the problems of family life.
Castiel tells Sam, Dean & Bobby about the war in heaven and how he and Raphael became enemies, but Bobby believes Castiel isn't being completelhy honest and is hiding something.
The team investigates a series of bank robberies committed by copy cats and find themselves facing a familiar foe.
All he wanted to do was go home and get a drink. But at 8:02 a.m., hungover NYPD detective Jack Mosley is assigned a seemingly simple task. Petty criminal Eddie Bunker is set to testify before a grand jury at 10:00 a.m. and needs to be taken from lock-up to the courthouse, 16 blocks away. Broken down, out of shape, with a bad leg and a serious drinking problem, Jack's role on the force is simple--clock in, clock out and stay out of trouble in between. He's in no mood to deal with a punk who's been in and out of jail for more than half his life. But beneath the punk in Eddie lies a man committed to turning his life around and constantly searching for "signs" that will lead him to a brighter future. In Eddie Jack sees only a pathetic rat who was offered a sweet deal. When Jack shoves Eddie into the back of his car and pulls out into the morning New York city rush hour, he doesn't notice the van looming behind them. His head throbbing, and Eddie's flair for conversation only making it worse, Jack stops off at the local liquor store to pick up some breakfast. As Eddie waits inside the locked car, fuming at getting stuck with Jack as his escort, he's suddenly faced with a much bigger problem--a loaded gun pointed at his head. Jack emerges just in time to prevent Eddie's execution, killing one assassin and narrowly escaping a second. When Jack calls for backup, homicide detective Frank Nugent and his team are first to arrive at the scene. Eddie suddenly goes pale--one of the detectives on Nugent's team is the man he is supposed to testify against. In an instant, Jack's quickie trip downtown turns into the nightmare of a lifetime: the criminals that want Eddie dead are actually cops. There's a history between Jack and Nugent--a dark history that Jack has been desperately trying to forget. And as Nugent is quick to point out to his old friend, Eddie's testimony threatens to bring them all down. Nugent offers to stage a mock hostage situation in which Eddie is kill
A television movie based on the book by Adela Rogers St. Johns. Set in pre-World War I Los Angeles when she was a child, St. Johns recalls the special relationship she had with her father, a famous defense lawyer and his involvement in two sensational court cases.
Jonah Hex is a scarred drifter and bounty hunter of last resort, a tough and stoic gunslinger who can track down anyone and anything. Having survived death, Jonah's violent history is steeped in myth and legend, and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the "other side." His only human connection is with Leila, whose life in a brothel has left her with scars of her own. But Jonah's past is about to catch up with him when the U.S. military makes him an offer he can't refuse. In exchange for his freedom from the warrants on his head, he must track down and stop the dangerous terrorist Quentin Turnbull. But Turnbull, who is gathering an army and preparing to unleash Hell, is also Jonah's oldest enemy and will stop at nothing until Jonah is dead.
Popular Aaron Spelling-produced fantasy about three sexy sisters who happen to be witches living in the eerie San Francisco house where they grew up. Since each had different powers, they worked in tandem to fight evil and protect the innocent. Despite Shannen Doherty's much-publicized departure in 2000, the show continued to thrive, with Rose McGowan joining the cast as a long-lost sister.
HIGH NOON in outer space. Connery is the marshal on Io, Jupiter's third moon, home for a mining colony. His investigation of some strange outbreaks of violence uncovers a plot involving the managing company, led by Boyle.