With David L. Wolper Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. North & South: Book 1, North & South (1985)
TV-PG | 561 min | Drama, History, Romance
Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
4. Surviving Picasso (1996)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The passionate Merchant Ivory drama tells the story of Françoise Gilot (Natascha McElhone), the only lover of Pablo Picasso (Sir Anthony Hopkins) who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty, and move on with her life.
Votes: 7,323 | Gross: $2.00M
8. Victory at Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
Unrated | 119 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1976, terrorists hijack an Air France airplane, and divert it to Uganda, where they demand to exchange their hostages for fellow terrorists held in Israeli jails.
9. Roots: The Gift (1988 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History
On Christmas Eve 1770, a young African warrior, who three years prior had been captured and sold into slavery in America, leads a desperate group of runaway slaves as they attempt to reach freedom in the North.
10. I Will Fight No More Forever (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Drama, History
In a period when many thought that "the only good Indian is a dead Indian," Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce won the admiration of the American public.
11. National Geographic Specials (1965– )
60 min | Documentary, History
For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat ... See full summary »
13. This Is Elvis (1981)
PG | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
The life and career of Elvis Presley are chronicled in home movies, concert footage, and dramatizations. Subjects include early performances, army service, Ed Sullivan Show appearance, marriage, 1968 comeback, health decline and death.
Votes: 1,269 | Gross: $2.03M
15. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (1968 TV Movie)
180 min | Documentary, History, War
"The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" exposes the darkest chapter in history, from Adolf Hitler's rise to power as a Nazi demagogue to his ultimate fatal mistakes. Researchers spent ... See full summary »
16. Movin' with Nancy (1967 TV Special)
60 min | Music
Billed as the "full-hour musical spectacular that won Nancy Sinatra the coveted Hollywood Star of Tomorrow award," this 1967 NBC-TV special, sponsored by Royal Crown Cola, is hosted by ... See full summary »
17. Four Days in November (1964)
Not Rated | 122 min | Documentary, Biography, History
From more than eight million feet of newsreels, amateur footage, tape-recordings and more, David L. Wolper presents a priceless detailed account of the time and events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
19. Brenda Starr (1976 TV Movie)
90 min | Adventure
A newspaper reporter trying to track down a hermit-like billionaire goes to the Brazilian jungle, where she finds herself in the middle of an extortion plot, voodoo and supernatural occurrences.
20. Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (1993 TV Movie)
88 min | Biography
The story of the widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of shooting President Kennedy. Via flashbacks, the story traces the woman's life from her days in Russia, the turmoil following ... See full summary »
21. What Price Victory (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
One football player is in college on a scholarship and has not interest in his classes, and other has a fine academic record which becomes threatened by the demands of his sport.
23. The Betty Ford Story (1987 TV Movie)
96 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the life of the former first lady, this film depicts the ups and downs of Betty Ford, the wife of President Gerald Ford. While Betty seems to ease into her prominent role in the ... See full summary »
25. Frank Sinatra Jr. with Family and Friends (1969 TV Special)
Not Rated | 60 min | Music
Spanning multiple genres and featuring some of the leading names in pop and country, this rarely seen 1977 special offers wall-to-wall performances. Guests include Dean Martin, Tony Bennett... See full summary »
26. Men of the Dragon (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two men and a woman, all friends and martial arts experts, visit Hong Kong, where they grew up. When the woman disappears, the men find out that she has been kidnapped by white slavers, and... See full summary »
30. They've Killed President Lincoln! (1971 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama, History
The events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, dramatized using simulated documentary footage.
31. The 500 Pound Jerk (1973 TV Movie)
73 min | Comedy, Sport
An advertising man's dream of turning a huge hillbilly into a weightlifting champion is blocked when the hillbilly falls for a Russian gymnast.
37. The Yanks Are Coming (1974 TV Movie)
An hour-long documentary-style World War I drama, blending archival footage with a fictionalized account of four idealistic college buddies who ship off to France as doughboys. One of four ... See full summary »
38. The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond (1975 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama, History
The curse of the legendary blue Hope Diamond on all its owners is dramatized from the gem's discovery in 17th Century India until its donation to the Smithsonian Institute.
39. Plimpton! Shoot-Out at Rio Lobo (1970 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary
George Plimpton got a job playing one of the bad guys in the Howard Hawks-directed John Wayne Western "Rio Lobo." In this special we see him talking to Hawks about whether he'll be killed ... See full summary »
41. Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 51 min | Documentary, History
Host Henry Fonda follows the creation of the star system with Mary Pickford in the Silent Era through its demise in the early Sixties.
49. Sophia: A Self-Portrait (1968 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
A documentary on the life and career of Italian actress Sophia Loren, with clips from her films and interviews with her friends and colleagues.
50. Hollywood: The Golden Years (1961 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, History
Host Gene Kelly takes a nostalgic look at silent films from their earliest beginnings to the introduction of sound with "The Jazz Singer."