Made-for-TV Films I've Seen (in alphabetical order)

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1.
24 (2008 TV Movie)
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Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training. (84 mins.)
Director: Jon Cassar
 
2.
An Adventure in Space and Time (2013 TV Movie)
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A dramatisation of the early years of Doctor Who, with the story revolving around BBC executive Sydney Newman, novice producer Verity Lambert and actor William Hartnell. (90 mins.)
Director: Terry McDonough
 
3.
L'aîné des Ferchaux (2001 TV Movie)
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(180 mins.)
Director: Bernard Stora
 
4.
The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1997 TV Movie)
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Joker goes to Metropolis with an offer and plan to kill Superman for Lex Luthor while Batman pursues the clown to Superman's turf. (64 mins.)
 
5.
Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999 TV Movie)
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Decades after the retirement of Bruce Wayne as Batman, a boy dons the identity to avenge his own father's murder. (132 mins.)
 
6.
Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the tempestuous six year romance between megastar singer, Liberace, and his teenage lover, Scott Thorson. (118 mins.)
 
7.
Beyrouth hôtel (2011 TV Movie)
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One evening, a married young singer Zoha meets the French lawyer Mathieu in a night club in Beirut. Mathieu will become suspected of spying... (99 mins.)
Director: Danielle Arbid
 
8.
The Image Makers (2000 TV Movie)
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The meeting between Victor Sjöström, Swedish film director of the silent era and Selma Lagerlöf, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Victor is adapting one of the books of the writer. (99 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
9.
Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 Short Film)
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After a genial spirit shows the benevolent Ebenezer Blackadder visions of his unscrupulous ancestors, he resolves to mend his generous ways. (43 mins.)
Director: Richard Boden
 
10.
Black Bart (1975 TV Movie)
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Western spoof concerning the adventures of a black sheriff and his fast-drawing sidekick fighting corruption and bigotry in the old west. Based on the feature film Blazing Saddles. (25 mins.)
Director: Robert Butler
 
11.
Carrie (2002 TV Movie)
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Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both her classmates and her domineering, religious mother. (132 mins.)
Director: David Carson
 
12.
Children of the Corn (2009 TV Movie)
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While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows. (92 mins.)
 
13.
Chip 'n' Dale's Rescue Rangers to the Rescue (1989 TV Movie)
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Chip and Dale, Disney's favorite chipmunk team, form their own protection agency for their fellow animals, where they seek to help the helpless and protect those in peril from those who would exploit them. (120 mins.)
 
14.
Cinema Verite (2011 TV Movie)
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the first American family to be the subjects of a reality TV show. (86 mins.)
 
15.
Clear History (2013 TV Movie)
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A disgraced former marketing executive plots revenge against his former boss, who made billions from the electric car company they had started together. (101 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
 
16.
Comic Relief: Doctor Who - The Curse of Fatal Death (1999 Short Film)
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Before the Doctor can settle down to married life, he must face one last confrontation with his deadly enemy of certain death - the Master. (23 mins.)
Director: John Henderson
 
17.
Conspiracy (2001 TV Movie)
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A dramatic recreation of the Wannsee Conference where the Nazi Final Solution phase of the Holocaust was devised. (96 mins.)
Director: Frank Pierson
 
18.
The Corn Is Green (1979 TV Movie)
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A strong-willed teacher, determined to educate the poor and illiterate youth of an impoverished Welsh village, discovers one student whom she believes to have the seeds of genius in him. (93 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
19.
Custody (2007 TV Movie)
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A wealthy entrepreneur enters his daughter's life for the first time and wows with riches, forcing her to decide if she would rather live with her foster parents or him. (90 mins.)
Director: Nadia Tass
 
20.
The Deal (2003 TV Movie)
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Follows the rise to power of Tony Blair, and his friendship and rivalry with his contemporary, Gordon Brown. (90 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
21.
Death of a Salesman (1985 TV Movie)
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An aging traveling salesman recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it. (136 mins.)
 
22.
Doctor Who (1996 TV Movie)
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The newly-regenerated Doctor takes on the Master on the turn of the millennium, 31 December 1999. (89 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Sax
 
23.
DuckTales: The Treasure of the Golden Suns (1987 TV Movie)
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When Donald Duck's nephews are sent to live with their Uncle Scrooge, they discover a model ship that contains a map to a treasure. (125 mins.)
 
24.
Duel (1971 TV Movie)
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A business commuter is pursued and terrorized by the malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer. (90 mins.)
 
25.
Einstein and Eddington (2008 TV Movie)
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Drama about the development of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to experimentally prove his ideas. (94 mins.)
Director: Philip Martin
 
26.
Empire Falls (2005 Mini-Series)
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A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, led by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby. (197 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
27.
Forgotten Silver (1995 TV Movie)
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The film deals with the career of a supposedly forgotten pioneer of international cinema, Colin McKenzie, who was allegedly born in rural New Zealand in 1888. (53 mins.)
 
28.
Frasier: Analyzing the Laughter (2004 TV Movie)
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Frasier Crane visits his therapist and reminisces over the events of the past 11 years since his move from Boston to Seattle, in a clip show designed to commemorate the event of the last ever episode of Frasier. (60 mins.)
Director: Kelsey Grammer
 
29.
Game Change (2012 TV Movie)
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Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska becomes Sen. John McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election. (118 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
30.
The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)
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A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives. (96 mins.)
 
31.
George Wallace (1997 TV Movie)
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Following Alabama governor George Wallace through segregation, presidential elections, an assassination attempt and personal trauma. (178 mins.)
 
32.
Gia (1998 TV Movie)
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The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death. (120 mins.)
 
33.
The Girl (2012 TV Movie)
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The turbulent relationship between filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and actress Tippi Hedren. (91 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
 
34.
Grey Gardens (2009 TV Movie)
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The lives of Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith, aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Sucsy
 
35.
Hawking (2004 TV Movie)
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A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite... (90 mins.)
Director: Philip Martin
 
36.
Helen of Troy (2003 Mini-Series)
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The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war. (175 mins.)
 
37.
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012 TV Movie)
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A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer. (155 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
38.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002 TV Movie)
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate after an heir claims his estate is plagued by a ghostly dog. (100 mins.)
Director: David Attwood
 
39.
Imperium: Augustus (2003 TV Movie)
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Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa. (200 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
40.
Imperium: Nerone (2004 TV Movie)
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A six-episode mini-series covering five centuries of the Roman Empire. (192 mins.)
Director: Paul Marcus
 
41.
Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)
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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII. (99 mins.)
 
42.
The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987 TV Movie)
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Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes his family back to prehistoric times, where they meet the Flintstone family. (92 mins.)
 
43.
Caesar (2002 TV Movie)
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Twenty year-old Julius Caeser flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator. (240 mins.)
Director: Uli Edel
 
44.
L.A. Confidential (2003 TV Movie)
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As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice. (47 mins.)
Director: Eric Laneuville
 
45.
Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012 TV Movie)
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Reba the poacher is back, now an EPA agent. Black Lake is turned into a crocodile sanctuary surrounded by an electric fence... (86 mins.)
 
46.
Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO. (59 mins.)
Director: Robert B. Weide
 
47.
Made in Britain (1982 TV Movie)
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Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend... (76 mins.)
Director: Alan Clarke
 
48.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1966 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Based on the characters from the MGM hit of the same name, this TV pilot is about one day in the life of the Smith family... (26 mins.)
 
49.
Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Movie)
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Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily... (40 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
 
50.
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
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Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
51.
My House in Umbria (2003 TV Movie)
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An unlikely group of people find solace and friendship after being thrown together in the wake of a terrorist attack. (103 mins.)
 
52.
The Normal Heart (2014 TV Movie)
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A gay activist attempts to raise HIV/AIDS awareness during the early 1980s. (132 mins.)
Director: Ryan Murphy
 
53.
On the Edge (2001 TV Movie)
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(95 mins.)
 
54.
Prescription: Murder (1968 TV Movie)
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A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant. (100 mins.)
Director: Richard Irving
 
55.
Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990 TV Movie)
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Norman Bates recalls his days as a young boy living with his schizophrenic mother while fearing his unborn child will inherit his split personality disorder. (96 mins.)
Director: Mick Garris
 
56.
Raspoutine (2011 TV Movie)
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A group of Russian noblemen want to maintain the monarchy and plan to kill Rasputin. (105 mins.)
Director: Josée Dayan
 
57.
Recount (2008 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida. (116 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
58.
RKO 281 (1999 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst. (86 mins.)
Director: Benjamin Ross
 
59.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars (2007 Short Film)
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The first of three Star Wars themed Robot Chicken parodies. (30 mins.)
Director: Seth Green
 
60.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (2008 Short Film)
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The second of three Star Wars themed Robot Chicken parodies. (24 mins.)
Director: Seth Green
 
61.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (2010 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken returns with its third send-up of the Star Wars universe! In this all-new hour-long special... (45 mins.)
Director: Chris McKay
 
62.
Saraband (2003 TV Movie)
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Marianne, some thirty years after divorcing Johan, decides to visit her ex-husband at his summer home. She arrives in the middle of a family drama between Johan's son from another marriage and his granddaughter. (107 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
63.
The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980 TV Movie)
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The film follows the trials and tribulations of David O. Selznick as he attempts to find an actress to play the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind. (98 mins.)
Director: John Erman
 
64.
Scum (1977 TV Movie)
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This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this TV film was made... (75 mins.)
Director: Alan Clarke
 
65.
The Second Civil War (1997 TV Movie)
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A simple immigration issue spins wildly out of control for those involved, ranging from the President of the United States, to a news producer. (97 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
66.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Good News, Bad News (1989)
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Jerry and George argue whether an overnight visitor Jerry is expecting is coming with romantic intentions. (22 mins.)
 
67.
Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001 TV Movie)
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A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction. (91 mins.)
Director: Douglas Barr
 
68.
Sharknado (2013 TV Movie)
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When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace. (86 mins.)
 
69.
Sometimes They Come Back (1991 TV Movie)
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A man and his family return to his hometown, where he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid. (97 mins.)
Director: Tom McLoughlin
 
70.
The Special Relationship (2010 TV Movie)
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A dramatization that traces former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair's relationships with Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. (93 mins.)
 
71.
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954 TV Series)
Episode: Super DuckTales (1989)
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When Scrooge McDuck is forced to physically relocate his Money Bin, he hires an accountant who later doubles as a resident superhero. (120 mins.)
 
72.
Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996 TV Movie)
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The last survivor of the dead planet Krypton uses his amazing powers to defend people of his adopted world Earth. (64 mins.)
 
73.
Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry. (107 mins.)
Director: Mick Jackson
 
74.
Experiment in Evil (1959 TV Movie)
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Mr. Joly, doctor Cordelier's lawyer, is amazed to discover that his client and friend leaves his possessions to a stranger, Opale, a sadistic criminal. He needs this man to prove that people's behavior can be adjusted at will... (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
75.
Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. (99 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
76.
Turtles Forever (2009 TV Movie)
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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles meet their match -- Literally! The modern, gritty Ninja Turtles must team up with their classic cartoon counterparts to stop two Shredders and their plans of multi-dimensional scale. (90 mins.)
 
77.
You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)
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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian. (134 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson