Best Tv Movie Movies of 1992
Merry Christmas Mr Bean
It is Christmas and an excited Mr Bean creates his usual havoc across the festive season. He brings new meaning to "dressing" the TURKEY, whilst his girlfriend, Irma, looks forward to a very special Christmas present...
George Carlin: Jammin' in New York
When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin’ In New York." The show, taped at the Paramount Theater in Madison Square Garden and winner of the 1992 CableACE Award, is a perfect blend of biting social commentary and more gently-observed observational pieces.
The Master Blackmailer
For years, a blackmailer has been preying on the weaknesses of others throughout London. When Holmes hears of the utter misery this mystery man is creating, he adopts a campaign to thwart his evil scheming. The campaign astonishes Dr. Watson by its strangeness and finds Holmes falling in love.
For Halloween 1992, the BBC decides to broadcast an investigation into the supernatural, hosted by TV chat-show legend Michael Parkinson. Parky (assisted by Mike Smith, Sarah Greene & Craig Charles) and a camera crew attempt to discover the truth behind the most haunted house in Britain. This ground-breaking live television experiment does not go as planned, however.
As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
A Killer Among Friends
A teenage girl disappears and later turns up drowned, with a log across her back. Three years later, a former friend comes forward with some answers.
It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown
As the holiday season rolls around and all the Peanuts gang are getting ready for it. Whether it be Charlie Brown struggling to raise money for his girlfriend or Sally and Peppermint Patty struggling to rehearse and memorize their one word lines for the Christmas pageant, these kids try to keep with the Christmas spirit while Snoopy has his mischief to do.
The Grass Arena
The Grass Arena is based on the autobiography of John Healy. Raised in an strongly religious family, with an abusive father, John soon learns that he has to defend himself. Growing into adulthood he takes up boxing, but soon falls victim to alcoholism. His boxing career over, John takes to the Grass Arena (the park) where he lives with other alcoholics. Prison time introduces him to a new and unexpected path.
The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story
After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal expertise, Betty begins a campaign of vandalism and verbal assault. Her rage consumes her and ultimately leads to a terrible and violent act.
Two friends search for a quality sausage at an open air meat festival.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride
Perry Mason is invited to the marriage of the daughter of an old friend of his. But after the ceremony the uncle of the bride is dead. Certainly this is a case for Perry Mason.
Lady Boss tells the story of Lucky Santangelo taking over a movie studio in Hollywood called "Panther Studios."
Blind Man's Bluff
A blind professor is accused by the police of killing his neighbor and must clear his name by finding the murderer.
Diagnosis Murder: Diagnosis of Murder
Convinced that his long-time patient Nick Osborn didn't murder his boss, Mark Sloan starts investigating the case himself, supported by a junior doctor and a young female pathologist.
To Grandmother's House We Go
When the twins feel like their mom is tired of them, they take off on an exciting adventure to grandmother's house and encounter a pair of villains along the way.
The Tin Soldier
The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Hans Christian Andersen's tale of heroic love and perseverance, comes to life in this adaptation set to music and dance. The tin soldier, separated from his beloved paper ballerina and thrust into a dangerous world filled with goblins and rats, must fight for his freedom against overwhelming odds.
Selling compost brings a boy inventor (Justin Rosniak) and his widowed mother (Gosia Dobrowolska) into conflict with their neighbor.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo
Sleazy talk show host Ted Mayne writes a tell-all book, which enrages and embarrasses several very prominent women. One of them, actress Roxanne Shield, loses her composure during an interview and winds up making a televised death threat. Of course, when Ted is murdered, she is arrested. Witnesses claim they saw Roxanne outside his apartment that night and police later find the murder weapon in her car. Renowned defence attorney Perry Mason accepts the challenge of defending her in court.
Live! From Death Row
Convicted killer Laurence Dvorak grants an exclusive last interview to TV newswoman Alana Powers shortly before his scheduled execution. Urbane and unrepentant, he seems almost mild at first. But Dvorak's real intention is revealed when he takes Powers, her crew and two guards hostage, and demands that the television network broadcast an execution - live.
You, Me & Marley
A group of bored Roman Catholic teens from Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom steal cars and joyride around the city, causing havoc among the nearby Protestants and local Irish Republican Army members, all of who are outraged by the youths' nihilism. The gang, led by ace thief Sean (Marc O'Shea), is connected with the IRA but couldn't care less about the group's politics. But things turn serious when an IRA member captures one of the boys, Marley (Michael Liebmann), in an effort to end the mayhem.
An American Story
World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.
Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast
A television comedy special broadcast on BBC One on Christmas Day 1992. Sketches, stand-up comedy and songs combine to create the latest daytime show to be hosted by a popular husband-and-wife team. There are tips on female problems like seriously split ends, calorie reports, keep-fit with Jolly Polly, Agony Uncle Gerard's phone-in and Britain's first four times daily soap, set in a cosy corner of a shopping mall.
The Flash III: Deadly Nightshade
The Scarlet Speedster teams up with the city's previous superhero, The Nightshade, in two adventures.
Desperate Choices: To Save My Child
Sixteen-year-old Cassie Robbins is a spirited teenage girl, who loves her father Richard and stepmother Mel and dotes on her six-year-old half-brother Willy. But her carefree, happy life is forever changed when she is diagnosed with leukeamia and her only hope of a cure lies in a bone-marrow transplant. However, when Willy proves to be a match, Mel is not-so-willing to allow her young son to undergo surgery as he nearly died the last time he was operated on after reacting badly to the anaesthetic. Mel and Richard now have to decide if it right to risk the life of one of their children to save the life of the other child. And of Willy's own rights in deciding if he should help the sister he hero-worships...?
The Return of Spinal Tap
Spinal Tap is back in a whole new feature-length rockumentary. Go behind the scenes and find out where the somewhat-less-than-fab three (Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer) are now -- and where it all began in Squatney, England. Also, catch up with director Marty DiBergi (Rob Reiner), ex-Polymer marketing whiz Artie Fufkin (Paul Shaffer), and Jeanine (June Chadwick), who now owns a shop specializing in itchy Irish clothing.
Female lawyer is stalked by a killer. The last in a long line of con artists, defense lawyer Jessie Lee Stubbs (Farrah Fawcett) has every intention of staying on the right side of the law. But a suitcase packed with $3 million, a missing Hollywood starlet, and a trail of dead bodies draw her deeper into a deadly intrigue of desire, deception, betrayal and murder.
Doctor Who: Shada
The story revolves around the lost planet Shada, on which the Time Lords built a prison for defeated would-be conquerors of the universe. Skagra, one such inmate, needs the help of one of the prison's inmates. He finds nobody knows where Shada is anymore except one aged Time Lord who has retired to Earth, where he is a professor at St. Cedd's College, Cambridge. Luckily for the universe, Skagra's attempt to force the information out of Professor Chronotis coincides with a visit by the professor's old friend, the Doctor. (Filming for this story was never finished, and in this version the story is completed via on-camera narration.)
Eugene and Stanley Jerome try to break into show biz as comedy writers while their parents' marriage ends.
Duel of Hearts
Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent
The Last of His Tribe
The story of Ishi, the last survivor of the Yahi Indians of California. Befriended by an Anthropologist (Jon Voight) who is able to speak Ishi's language, he is a gold mine of information about his tribe's way of life. A doctor (David Ogden Stiers) broadens Ishi's horizons and is another friend in a largely unfriendly world.
Beethoven Lives Upstairs
When his mother rents their vacant room to a peculiar composer, Christoph can't believe his bad luck. But as the abrasive boarder, Ludwig Van Beethoven, begins creating his masterful 9th Symphony, Christoph is won over by the majesty of his music. This lighthearted family drama was awarded the 1993 Emmy for Outstanding Children's Program.
Deadly Betrayal: The Bruce Curtis Story
A "true crime" docu-drama: in July 1982, Al and Rosemary Podgis were shot dead in their home in New Jersey. Rosemary's son Scott and his Canadian high-school friend Bruce Curtis were charged with their murder. Scott confesses to deliberately shooting his stepfather Al, but Bruce insists that his shooting of Rosemary was accidental.
Miss Rose White
Rose White is a modern young career woman in post-World War II New York City who has largely relegated her Jewish heritage to scrapbooks and memories. Born in Poland but fortunate enough to escape the country before the Nazi occupation and the Holocaust wiped out her family, she is stunned to learn her older sister somehow survived the horror and is coming to America. The sisters' reunion is complicated by Lusia's memories of her struggles to survive and the revelation of past family secrets.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing
A painter, believed to be dead, returns to make allegations that a gallery owner is selling counterfeits of his work. Later, the artist is murdered.
With a Vengeance
A woman frightened by her nightmares hires a private investigator to look into her past, only to find her fears are becoming reality.
The Bat, the Cat, and the Penguin
Behind the scenes documentary about the making of Batman Returns.
The Distant Home
Government authorities incarcerate a girl whose extraterrestrial origin is discovered after an accident with a car.
A proper matron marches into a police station to announce that she has just shot a fellow shopper in a supermarket's parking lot.
The Degrassi kids spend one last summer together.
Mr. Twitchell, a greedy old businessman, has invented Summer Wheeze: a spray that instantly removes snow and slush! Now Holly has to keep Frosty from melting, and convince everybody that snow's actually a good thing.
Till Death Us Do Part
This is a true crime story based on the book of the same title by prosecuting attorney, Vincent Bugliosi. (Bugliosi is the L.A. prosecutor that put Charles Manson away.) On December 11, 1966, a murder occurs in a small neighborhood of El Sereno, CA. In the middle of the night, Henry Stockton is shot three times in the head and twice in the chest and then his house is set on fire. The murderer left no clues, baffling the police, until a year later when a young pregnant woman is found bludgeoned to death in a Jaguar. Strangely, these two murders are related. As the mystery unfolds a horrific tale of greed, lust and ambition are revealed.
Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore
In the second dramatic case for lawyer Harmon Cobb, he defends an incarcerated woman who is wrongly imprisoned and refused release from a mental institution.
Bugs Bunny's Creature Features
"The Duxorcist", "Night of the Living Duck" and "Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers" are combined to form this TV special.
An Ungentlemanly Act
Based on actual accounts, this film portrays the days and hours before and during the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina, which eventually lead to the Falklands War. As the Argentine forces land on the main island and make their way towards Government House, the handful of British defenders batten down the hatches and prepare to defend the Governor Rex Hunt, his family and their fellow islanders from the invaders.
Mariah Carey: MTV Unplugged
Recorded in 1992, this unforgettable performance features Mariah backed by an all-star band in the most intimate of settings. Included are the #1 hits "Emotions", "Someday" and the Jackson 5 classic "I'll Be There" featuring Trey Lorenz. Recorded at Kaufman Astoria Studios, New York on 16 March 1992.
When No One Would Listen
Jessica has been married to her controlling husband Gary for years. The abuse only gets worse when she gets a job at a bakery and makes two really caring friends: her co-worker and neighbor Lee, and her boss Walter.
Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel
This follow-up to "Drug Wars: The Camarena Story" chronicles the fact-based fight by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and the Colombian government to bring down billionaire drug lords Don Pablo Escobar Gaviria and José Rodriguez Gacha, leaders of the infamous Medellin Cartel.
Drama about a happily married career woman who falls victim to a management power play involving sexual harassment by her sports-equipment company's in-house lawyer.
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story
True story about a rape victim who took a stand that rape is never the victim's fault and inspired many other victims who felt shame about what had happened to them to speak out.