ABC Movie of the Weekby WillysJeepMan | created - 20 Oct 2012 | updated - 03 Nov 2012 | Public
This is a list of movies that were made for and appeared on "ABC Movie of the Week". (work in progress)
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2. Bad Ronald (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents.
3. Killdozer (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A small construction crew on an island is terrorized when some strange spirit-like being takes over a large bulldozer, and goes on a killing rampage.
5. Gidget Grows Up (1969 TV Movie)
75 min | Comedy
After spending the last two years in Europe as an exchange student, Gidget returns home to California only to discover that things have changed. The letters she had been writing to her ... See full summary »
6. Honeymoon with a Stranger (1969 TV Movie)
74 min | Thriller
While vacationing with her husband in Italy, a middle-aged woman wakes up one morning to find that the man in bed with her is not her husband but an imposter. He, however, claims he is her ... See full summary »
Marcus Welby, M.D. (1969–1976)
A Matter of Humanities
TV-G | 100 min | Drama
Marcus Welby hires brash young Doctor Kiley to assist in his bustling general practice. Among Welby's most pressing cases is a young man suffering from aphasia whose wife is seeking to have him committed to an institution.
10. Seven in Darkness (1969 TV Movie)
74 min | Adventure, Drama
Based on the Leonard Bishop's novel Against Heaven's Hand. Seven blind people are on a plane on their way to a convention for the blind in Seattle. Due to bad weather, the plane crashes and only the seven blind people survive.
12. The Ballad of Andy Crocker (1969 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama
A returning Vietnam veteran finds out that while he was gone his girlfriend has been forced into marrying someone else, his small business is in ruins and that those he once thought were his friends are in short supply.
13. The Immortal Story (1968 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 58 min | Drama
In the Portuguese town of Macao, a wealthy trader named Charles Clay hires two people to recreate a story of a sailor who is paid to impregnate a man's wife.
15. The Young Lawyers (1969–1971)
60 min | Drama
David Barrett heads an organization in Boston that supports poor and indigent clients with the aid of young lawyers, Aaron Silverman is the young idealist, Pat Walters is the black ... See full summary »
17. Wake Me When the War Is Over (1969 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Comedy
During the latter days of WW2 an American Lieutenant (Berry), accidentally falls out of an airplane that he was on and falls into German territory. He is taken in by a Baroness (Gabor). She... See full summary »
20. Crowhaven Farm (1970 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Horror
A young couple inherits a farm. Hoping that the rural location might help to patch up their strained marriage, they move into it, only to be confronted by the supernatural forces that inhabit it.'
21. Dial Hot Line (1970 TV Movie)
98 min | Drama
The head of a psychiatric telephone hot line gets his associates to get out of the office and into the streets to help people with psychiatric problems.
22. How Awful About Allan (1970 TV Movie)
PG | 73 min | Thriller
After an eight-month stay in a mental hospital, a tormented man comes home to live with his sister; but a mysterious boarder may be trying to kill him.
24. Night Slaves (1970 TV Movie)
72 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man and his wife find themselves stranded in a small western town. He discovers that a strange force has turned the residents into zombies, and runs into a beautiful woman who he believes is the key to the mystery.
25. Quarantined (1970 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama
A family of doctors that runs a medical clinic finds itself up against a sudden cholera epidemic and a movie star who refuses to accept treatment for the disease.
27. The Challenge (1970 TV Movie)
74 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Gallery, a US commando, and Yuro, an enemy commando, are sent to a no man's Pacific jungle island to capture a crashed US space satellite. Whoever survives, wins. Their nations have agreed to this to avoid war, but they cheat.
31. The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (1970 TV Movie)
73 min | Thriller
Emile Pulska is visiting his old friend Abe Stillman. During the visit they are attacked and Emile is struck senseless. When he wakes up he is told that Abe is dead, dead by natural causes,... See full summary »
32. The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (1970 TV Movie)
Unrated | 75 min | Comedy, Western, Family
Retired Texas Ranger Nash Crawford re-assembles his former Ranger outfit from the old days to fight crime in his hometown.
34. Tribes (1970 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Drama
A Marine Corps drill instructor who is disgusted by the fact that the Corps now accepts draftees finds himself pitted against a hippie who has been drafted but refuses to accept the military's way of doing things.
37. A Little Game (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A hostile youngster who will stop at nothing to break up his mother's marriage is suspected of homicide, and his stepfather fears that he may be the boy's next victim.
38. A Taste of Evil (1971 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Horror, Thriller
On her way home from a stay at a mental institution after a traumatic rape, a woman realizes that someone is deliberately trying to drive her insane.
39. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
Approved | 60 min | Western
Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »
40. Assault on the Wayne (1971 TV Movie)
74 min | Thriller, War, Action
During the Cold War enemy agents posing as US Navy crew sabotage a USN nuclear submarine and steal its anti-ballistic missile guidance system.
41. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)
G | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.
44. The Deadly Dream (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, Thriller
A scientist keeps having dreams that he is marked for murder by a mysterious tribunal for something that he's not aware that he's done, and that his wife and his friends are part of the ... See full summary »
45. Death Takes a Holiday (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Fantasy, Drama
Death takes a human form and visits Earth to try to find out why humans want so desperately to cling to life. He unexpectedly falls in love with a beautiful young woman.
46. Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (1971 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Mystery
Four elderly ladies with a lot of time on their hands get the idea to create a fictional "girl" for a computer dating service. However, things take a turn for the worse when their ... See full summary »
47. Dr. Cook's Garden (1971 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama, Thriller
A young doctor returns to his New England home town after a long absence. He visits with the town's kindly old physician, Dr. Cook, a man he has admired since childhood. However, he soon ... See full summary »
49. Escape (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A scientist's experiment could lead to the first man-made, functioning, living organism. An elite escape artist-private investigator is working to stop him.
50. Five Desperate Women (1971 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Thriller
Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, ... See full summary »
51. If Tomorrow Comes (1971 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Romance, War
A white Californian girl and her new Japanese-American husband must keep their recent marriage secret in the wake of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
56. Love Hate Love (1971 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama
Ryan O'Neal plays Russ Emery, a glib engineer who steals the heart of a fashion model named Sheila Blunden. She in turn leaves her jet setter fiance who turns out to be a psychotic who will... See full summary »
57. Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (1971 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama
After finding out that the hippie lifestyle isn't as glamorous as the media makes it look, Dennie comes home to find disapproval and judgment at every turn, and her sister Susie wanting to follow in her footsteps.
60. Revenge! (1971 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 75 min | Horror, Thriller
A deranged mother avenges herself against the man she thinks seduced her daughter by imprisoning him in a cage in her basement.
62. See the Man Run (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Action, Thriller, Drama
Kidnappers making a ransom demand dial a wrong number & reach a struggling actor instead. He decides to cut himself in for some of the money.
65. The Birdmen (1971 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama, History, War
During World War II, American soldier Harry Cook is sent to Norway to aid in the defection of a scientist working on the atomic bomb for the Germans. Before they can escape Europe, they are... See full summary »
66. The Death of Me Yet (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama
The editor of a small-town newspaper has his past unexpectedly catch up with him: he finds out that a Soviet agent who knew him when he was a spy has been sent to the U.S. to kill him.
67. The Devil and Miss Sarah (1971 TV Movie)
90 min | Horror, Western
A notorious outlaw being escorted to prison by a homesteader and his wife turns out to have satanic powers. He uses them on the man's wife to try to possess her and help him escape.
70. The Forgotten Man (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, War
Former Vietnam War POW Lt.Joe Hardy returns home to the US where he finds a totally changed life situation and where he struggles with PTSD.
72. The Point (1971 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A father tells his son a bedtime story about young Oblio, who believes that having no point in the fantastical kingdom of pointed heads and things, still has a point.
73. The Reluctant Heroes (1971 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, War
During the Korean War, a newly commissioned lieutenant find that they are trapped when the enemy surrounds their position. He uses ancient tactics he remembers from his history books to try... See full summary »
74. The Sheriff (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Crime, Drama
A rape case opens racial divisions in a small town. A black sheriff and his white deputy investigate allegations that a wealthy white businessman raped a black college student.
75. The Trackers (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Western
When a rancher's daughter is kidnapped by Apaches, he forms a posse and sends for the U.S. Marshal but an African-American Deputy Marshal shows up instead.
80. A Great American Tragedy (1972 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama
A middle-aged aerospace engineer has his whole life changed when he is suddenly laid off from his job. Unable to find work because of his age and a bad economy, he watches his bills pile up... See full summary »
84. Family Flight (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama
During a flight from San Diego to Florida, family Carlyle is surprised by a weather front in the Rocky Mountains. They have to do an emergency landing in a Mexican desert, with their plane ... See full summary »
85. Getting Away from It All (1972 TV Movie)
74 min | Comedy
Two city couples decide to leave the hectic urban life and retreat to the country, but find that rural living isn't quite what they thought it would be.
87. Goodnight, My Love (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Crime, Comedy, Mystery
A down-on-his-luck private eye and his partner, a dwarf, are drawn into a tangle of missing persons and murder in 1940s Los Angeles.
88. Haunts of the Very Rich (1972 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama, Thriller
A group of wealthy but secretly very troubled people travel to an island resort but find themselves wondering about their existences after a while.
89. Home for the Holidays (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.
90. Lieutenant Schuster's Wife (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Crime, Drama
After a policeman is murdered in an ambush, rumors surface that he was on the take. His widow sets out to catch the killers and clear her husband's name.
92. Night of Terror (1972 TV Movie)
Unrated | 73 min | Thriller
A hired killer hunts down a schoolteacher to get something she has. She doesn't know what it is, but he's already killed twice to get it.
95. Pursuit (1972 TV Movie)
73 min | Drama, Thriller
A political extremist plans to spread stolen nerve gas in a city where a political convention is being held. Government agents are sent to catch him.