Set during the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycotts, this film features stellar performances by Sissy Spacek and Whoopi Goldberg as two strong women who form an unbreakable bond despite the violent discrimination of the time. One of the great civil rights movies, this film is a progenitor to modern fare like The Help.
Starring: Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz more hide
Shakespeare High is a riveting documentary about Southern California students that study Shakespeare to compete in a drama Festival. This Festival was a steppingstone for such stars as Kevin Spacey, Val Kilmer, Mare Winningham and Richard Dreyfuss, all featured in this film.
Starring: Luis Cardenas Richard Dreyfuss Sue Freitag Marisa Gold Val Kilmer Julian G. Simmons Kevin Spacey Michelle Sui Mare Winningham
A pair of seventh-grade outcasts form a unique friendship when a physically disabled student (Kieran Culkin) is assigned to tutor a bullied, overweight classmate. Also starring Sharon Stone and Gena Rowlands.
A couple whose son is diagnosed as developmentally challenged and institutionalized is shocked to discover the diagnosis is wrong, and that their son is actually deaf. Starring Sally Struthers and James Woods.
Starring: Sally Struthers, James Woods, Randee Heller
The story is located in Los Angeles in the sixties. An energetic widow, Frances Lacey, with her six children try to make a dream of theirs come true: to have a home of their own. Therefore they leave Los Angeles and head for the countryside, while facing all kinds of difficulties during their journey.
Starring: Kathy Bates, Edward Furlong, Clarissa Lassig
In the segregated South of 1940s Georgia, after two boys make an unsettling discovery, the new sheriff reopens an unsolved murder case that shakes up the whole town. Starring Dean Cain and Maya Angelou. (2000)
Still racked with guilt over a past tragedy, college graduate and medical school hopeful (Amber Tamblyn) returns home to share some bad news with her family. Instead, she realizes she must first confront the past before she can ever move forward.
Starring: Amber Tamblyn, Jennifer Ehle, Henry Czemy
After her newlywed husband goes off to fight during WWII, a London bride and her newborn baby are left awaiting his return at his family's remote farm in Canada - a place much different than what he described. Contains mature themes.
EDITED FOR TV. Realizing that life is too short, a painfully shy waitress sets out to drastically change the lives of those around her, transforming her own life in the process. Nominated for five Oscars. This film contains some mature themes and mild sexual content.
A humorous, touching story of a self-sacrificing matriarch (Blythe Danner) who has an uncharacteristic mid-life crisis, after years of putting her family first, and goes in search of her former self. Also starring Faye Dunaway, Peter Fonda (2004)
Starring: Blythe Danner, Faye Dunaway, Peter Fonda
Kevin Costner and Mary McDonnell star in this epic Western about a lone soldier who chooses a transfer to the western frontier and finds true meaning in his life with a nearby Sioux tribe. MPAA RATING PG-13: CONTAINS MATURE THEMES, MILD PROFANITY, PARTIAL NUDITY AND GRAPHIC VIOLENCE
Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene
From a basketball academy in Senegal, to the high-pressure world of American prep schools, this film documents the extraordinary personal journeys of four particularly tall West African teenage boys with NBA dreams.
Nominated for four Oscars, in this fictionalized account of the landmark 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial, two lawyers argue the case of a high school science instructor arrested for teaching the Theory of Evolution. Starring Spencer Tracy, Frederic March, and Gene Kelly. Directed by Stanley Kramer.
Starring: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly
When his family is imprisoned at a Nazi concentration camp during WWII, a loving father (Roberto Benigni) uses his imagination to help his young son cope. Winner of three Academy Awards. (Dubbed in English)
Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini
When a bachelor becomes the unwilling guardian of his mentally-challenged sister (Elisabeth Shue), an experimental treatment works a dramatic change in her brain and his attitude. Contains some strong language.
Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Aaron Eckhart, Jill Hennessy