HBO Orginal Productionsby Malte006 | created - 04 Jul 2017 | updated - 10 Jul 2017 | Public
A list containing an overview of HBO's original movies.
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1. The Terry Fox Story (1983 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story about the Canadian cancer amputee hero who decided to run across Canada on only one leg to raise money for cancer research.
6. To Catch a King (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 115 min | Thriller, Drama
In 1940, two Americans, Joe Jackson (Robert Wagner) and Hannah Winter (Teri Garr), attempt to thwart a plot to kidnap the Duke of Windsor (Sir John Standing) during a visit to Windsor.
7. The Cold Room (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A girl who arrives in modern day East Germany begins reliving the horrifying events that happened to a young girl in 1936.
8. The Blood of Others (1984)
135 min | Drama, History, Romance
WWII. In German occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her ... See full summary »
9. Sakharov (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Drama
Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him... See full summary »
10. Draw! (1984 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
In the final days of the Old West, a former desperado faces down a now drunken ex-sheriff, who was his long time nemesis.
11. Flashpoint (1984)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two Texas border guards, a young hotshot and his older and more cynical partner, find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,901 | Gross: $3.85M
12. The Glitter Dome (1984 TV Movie)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In this seedy neo-noire tale, two Hollywood homicide cops investigating a movie mogul's murder stumble upon a child-pornography ring.
14. Countdown to Looking Glass (1984 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Dramatic doomsday scenario in which the Cold War fully escalates. The story is told through a live news report that follows the apocalyptic world-ending nuclear exchange between the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R.
15. Gulag (1985 TV Movie)
130 min | Drama
Mickey Almon is a sports star turned reporter covering the athletics in Moscow. Framed by the KGB and forced to confess that he was spying for America, he is sentenced to detention in a ... See full summary »
16. Heaven Help Us (1985)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A new transfer student to St. Basil's Boys' Prep School tries to fit in while romantically pursuing a troubled young girl.
Votes: 3,734 | Gross: $6.07M
17. Finnegan Begin Again (1985 TV Movie)
115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Mike Finnegan is nearing retirement and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Liz DeHaan, who... See full summary »
18. Blackout (1985)
100 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a... See full summary »
19. Volunteers (1985)
R | 107 min | Comedy
1962, after Yale graduation, womanizing Lawrence flees a gambling debt that his rich dad won't pay. He takes his roomie's place as Peace Corps Volunteer in Thai Golden Triangle with 2 other PCVs. Will he survive 2 years?
Votes: 7,953 | Gross: $19.88M
20. Sweet Dreams (1985)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame.
Votes: 3,850 | Gross: $9.09M
21. Fortress (1985)
TV-MA | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An Australian school teacher and her students are kidnapped. She and the children fight for their lives and try to escape from their captors.
22. Head Office (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
Lazy, womanizing Jack gets employed at the NYC HQ of the multinational conglomerate, INC. Crazy chaos, promotions, firings, suicides etc. seem to be the way of the day.
Votes: 1,287 | Gross: $3.39M
23. Murrow (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Drama
Follow legendary news reporter/commentator from his radio broadcasts from the rooftops of London during the Blitz to his TV documentary series "See It Now" and his confrontations with the ... See full summary »
24. The Hitcher (1986)
R | 97 min | Thriller
A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.
Votes: 40,322 | Gross: $5.84M
25. Odd Jobs (1986)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy
Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and ... See full summary »
26. Act of Vengeance (1986 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1969, an administrator runs against the corrupt president of the United Coal Miners Union, and becomes the target of a murder plot.
27. As Summers Die (1986 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama
The plot centers around a large area of land owned by an old black lady, Elvira Backus. It had been given to her by her one time employer and secret father of her two children, a southern ... See full summary »
28. Apology (1986 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
For her newest sculpture artist Lily has an unusual idea: During the exhibit she wants to play anonymous apologies. She sets up an answering machine on a special phone line and publicly ... See full summary »
29. Florida Straits (1986 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
A man who spent 20 years in Cuban prison after the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion and a boat captain and his crew go covertly to Cuba to find a cache of gold buried during the invasion. But can they trust each other?
Votes: 210 | Gross: $0.04M
30. Sword of Gideon (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 173 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
31. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Western
Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Votes: 63,426 | Gross: $39.25M
33. The Last Innocent Man (1987 TV Movie)
Unrated | 109 min | Thriller
A criminal defense attorney is seduced by a beautiful woman and reluctantly takes on the defense of her estranged husband who is charged with murder, but finds his career threatened because... See full summary »
34. Long Gone (1987 TV Movie)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south.
35. Mandela (1987 TV Movie)
135 min | Drama
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) become South Africa's first Black President, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership in negotiating a bloodless revolution in that country.
36. The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987 TV Movie)
115 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of Robert Elliot Burns, the prisoner who, after being sentenced to a Georgia chain gang, attempted two daring escapes.
37. Laguna Heat (1987 TV Movie)
R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller
After his partner is killed, private detective Tom Shephard returns to his home in Laguna Beach, California, where he finds himself embroiled in a series of nightmarish murders that take him back to the past and some twisted family ties.
38. Into the Homeland (1987 TV Movie)
110 min | Action, Drama
Deep within the shadowy world of paramilitary white-supremacist movements, Into the Homeland is the story of an anguished father's search for his kidnapped daughter. Ex-cop Jackson Swallow ... See full summary »
39. Baja Oklahoma (1988 TV Movie)
105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Dan Jenkins co-wrote the screenplay based on his novel of the same name about Juanita, a barmaid in Ft. Worth, Texas, who wants to be a country-western songwriter.
40. Dead or Alive (1988 TV Movie)
R | 98 min | Western
After a series of vicious crimes by a renegade group of cowboys, led by "Red Jack" Stilwell, a legendary tracker, Noble Adams is pulled out of retirement to capture Stilwell, dead or alive.... See full summary »
42. Clinton and Nadine (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Clinton is desperate to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.
43. The Lion of Africa (1988 TV Movie)
115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An idealistic young female doctor hires a hard drinking cynical truck driver to take her to town to buy medical supplies for a tribe stricken with cholera. She offers him payment in diamonds sought out by sinister parties.
47. Dead Solid Perfect (1988 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama, Sport
Randy Quaid stars as Kenny Lee, a talented but underachieving pro golfer trying to break through on the tour while learning that the most important things in life go far beyond the game.
48. Dead Man Out (1989 TV Movie)
87 min | Crime, Drama