Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996


Eye for an Eye

6.1/10 IMDB

It's fire and brimstone time as grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when a kangaroo court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the monster who raped and murdered her 17-year-old daughter.

Starring: Sally Field, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Harris, Beverly D'Angelo, Charlayne Woodard, Joe Mantegna, Olivia Burnette, Alexandra Kyle, Keith David, Philip Baker Hall ..
Directed by: John Schlesinger
Release date: 1996-01-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : George Carlin: Back in Town

George Carlin: Back in Town

8.6/10 IMDB

Back in Town is George Carlin's ninth HBO special. It was also released on CD on September 17, 1996. This was also his first of many performances at the Beacon Theater in New York City. He rants about Abortion, The death penalty, prison farms, fart jokes, free floating hostility and words.

Starring: George Carlin ..
Directed by: Rocco Urbisci
Release date: 1996-03-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Wish Upon a Star

Wish Upon a Star

6.6/10 IMDB

Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the complications come fast furious and funny.

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Danielle Harris, Donnie Jeffcoat, Scott Wilkinson, Mary Parker Williams, Lois Chiles, Ivey Lloyd, Matt Barker, Jacque Gray, Karin Petersen ..
Directed by: Blair Treu
Release date: 1996-11-12

Sabrina the Teenage Witch

6.1/10 IMDB

A girl, sent by her parents to live with her two eccentric aunts, finds out on her sixteenth birthday that she is a witch.

Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, Sherry Miller, Charlene Fernetz, Michelle Beaudoin, Ryan Reynolds, Tobias Mehler, Lalainia Lindbjerg, Laura Harris, Kea Wong, Jo Bates ..
Directed by: Tibor Takács
Release date: 1996-04-07

Doctor Who

6.3/10 IMDB

The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.

Starring: Paul McGann, Eric Roberts, Daphne Ashbrook, Sylvester McCoy, Yee Jee Tso, Will Sasso, Dolores Drake, John Novak, Catherine Lough Haggquist, Bill Croft ..
Directed by: Geoffrey Sax
Release date: 1996-05-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Sharpe's Siege

Sharpe's Siege

7.9/10 IMDB

Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, James Laurenson, Féodor Atkine, Christian Brendel, Christopher Villiers, Amira Casar, Hugh Fraser, Peter Wear ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1996-05-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault

Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault

7.6/10 IMDB

A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences. A reformed junkie returns from prison to clean up his act and devote the rest of his life to the young kids of Harlem. 1996 was the 25th anniversary of the first tournament named after him.

Starring: Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Daryl Mitchell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Eriq La Salle, Forest Whitaker, Ronny Cox, Kevin Garnett ..
Directed by: Eriq La Salle
Release date: 1996-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Sharpe's Regiment

Sharpe's Regiment

7.8/10 IMDB

Told his battalion is to be split up due to lack of recruits at home, Sharpe and Harper return to England to investigate. What should have been a simple query turns politically explosive as they come nearer to exposing profiteering on the home front that could jeopardize the Wellington's war.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, Michael Cochrane, Caroline Langrishe, James Laurenson, John Tams, Nicholas Farrell, Julian Fellowes, Norman Rossington ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1996-05-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Sharpe's Mission

Sharpe's Mission

7.7/10 IMDB

Sharpe is teamed with a Colonel he helped promote and they are tasked to destroy a powder magazine, but an alliance with the French may threaten their success. Meanwhile, Jane is wearying of the army life and Harper and Ramona are at odds.

Starring: Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Abigail Cruttenden, James Laurenson, Hugh A. Robertson, Mark Strong, John Tams, Hugh Fraser ..
Directed by: Tom Clegg
Release date: 1996-05-15
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : The Battle Over Citizen Kane

The Battle Over Citizen Kane

7.7/10 IMDB

Documentary about the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane (1941). Features interviews with Welles' and Hearst's co-workers also as a relative complete bio of Hearst.

Starring: William Alland, Thomas Anderson, Peter Bogdanovich, Jimmy Breslin, Richard Ben Cramer, Marion Davies, Leonard de Paur, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Richard France, William Randolph Hearst ..
Directed by: Thomas Lennon, Michael Epstein
Release date: 1996-01-29


7.3/10 IMDB

This lengthy docudrama records the harrowing conditions at the Confederacy's most notorious prisoner-of-war camp. The drama unfolds through the eyes of a company of Union soldiers captured at the Battle of Cold Harbor, VA, in June 1864, and shipped to the camp in southern Georgia. A private, Josiah Day, and his sergeant try to hold their company together in the face of squalid living conditions, inhumane punishments, and a gang of predatory fellow prisoners called the Raiders.

Starring: Frederic Forrest, Jarrod Emick, Cliff DeYoung, William H. Macy, William Sanderson, Matt McGrath, Ted Marcoux, Carmen Argenziano, Frederick Coffin, Jan T?íska ..
Directed by: John Frankenheimer
Release date: 1996-03-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

7.7/10 IMDB

In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons lust after her. She enjoys sex with handsome Rowland, who teaches her that money talks, but, realizing he only wants her as a mistress, she marries his duller brother Robin, who conveniently dies after five years, leaving her wealthy. She goes to London, briefly meeting highwayman Jemmy Seagrove, and marries parvenu draper Daniel Dawkins, but he has huge debts and must flee to France, leaving Moll alone and poor. Moll meets handsome young American sea captain Lemuel Golightly, who marries her and takes her to Virginia and a good life style, along with his mother. They have two children and are blissfully happy until Moll discovers her mother-in-law is also her birth mother. She has married her own brother. She returns to England and poses as wealthy ...

Starring: James Bowers, Alex Kingston, Geoffrey Beevers, Lucy Evans, Anthony Bessick, Struan Rodger, Peter Jonfield, Neville Phillips, Maureen O'Brien, Dawn McDaniel ..
Directed by: David Attwood
Release date: 1996-10-13
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Father Ted: A Christmassy Ted

Father Ted: A Christmassy Ted

8.8/10 IMDB

Father Ted wins the Golden Cleric for saving a fellow group of priests from an embarrassing situation.

Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn, Gerard McSorley, Dervla Kirwan, Stephen Tompkinson, Tony Guilfoyle, Anne Gildea, Caoilinn McCormak ..
Directed by: Declan Lowney
Release date: 1996-12-24

If These Walls Could Talk

6.9/10 IMDB

Three stories portray women coping with unplanned pregnancies in various social climates, the 1950s, 1970s and 1990s. In 1952 the newly widowed nurse Clare goes and sees a back-street abortionist in order to put an end to her pregnancy. After giving birth to three children, Barbara at last has the realistic hope of finding a job again, but then a new pregnancy thwarts her plans. In 1974 abortion is already legal; however, this fact does not make it any easier for Barbara to take the right decision. In 1996 Christine, a student, consults an abortion clinic to get information on abortion. While doing this, she is being harassed by militant anti-abortionists.

Starring: Demi Moore, Shirley Knight, Catherine Keener, Jason London, CCH Pounder, Kevin Cooney, Lorna Scott, Sissy Spacek, Xander Berkeley, Hedy Burress ..
Directed by: Cher, Nancy Savoca
Release date: 1996-10-13


7.2/10 IMDB

John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. Life is good, but suspicion creeps in, and greed, rule-breaking and his high public profile all threaten to topple him.

Starring: Armand Assante, William Forsythe, Richard C. Sarafian, Frank Vincent, Anthony Quinn, Dominic Chianese, Robert Miranda, Scott Cohen, Raymond Serra, Vincent Pastore ..
Directed by: Robert Harmon
Release date: 1996-08-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : The Burger & the King: The Life & Cuisine of Elvis Presley

The Burger & the King: The Life & Cuisine of Elvis Presley

7.0/10 IMDB

Before he won the Academy Award for Documentary for Man on Wire, director James Marsh made this lighthearted film about the artery-clogging cravings of Elvis Presley. Marsh’s portrait of Elvis is constructed from the recollections of friends, relatives and Elvis’s favourite cook, Mary Jenkins, who, with help from Elvis’s father, perfected those infamous fried peanut-butter-and-banana sandwiches. The resulting film traces Elvis’s taste from his humble Mississippi start to his Vegas finale with stops along the way in the school cafeteria and army mess hall. Known for his gustatory excess, Elvis was a picky eater whose success manifested itself in quantity not quality. Marsh’s talent is in full effect in this stylish blend of form and content. Lit like an all-night diner, with a colour palette reminiscent of a sparkly Formica countertop, it’s a perfect backdrop for the King and his southern fried fare.

Starring: Roy Anderson, Rosa Arnold, Martha Babcock, George Christy, Marian Cocke, Joe Stevens ..
Directed by: James Marsh
Release date: 1996-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Giselle


8.9/10 IMDB

Ballet in two acts. Corps de Ballet of the Teatro Alla Scala. Music by Adolphe Adam.

Starring: Alessandra Ferri, Massimo Murru, Maurizio Vanadia, Isabel Seabra ..
Release date: 1996-01-01

The Paper Brigade

6.7/10 IMDB

A 14 year old boy named Gunther moves to a small town with his parents and little brother. He meets up with a group of overly charitable paper boys who want him to sub for their friend while he's out of town. Gunther agrees so he can get enough money for concert tickets to take his blonde and beautiful crush too, all the while dealing with Chad, her wannabe boyfriend and his bully friends. All in all, Gunther learns to respect himself and other people and to have fun during it all.

Starring: Kyle Howard, Robert Englund, Travis Wester, Chauncey Leopardi, Ethan Glazer, Matthew Ness, Bibi Osterwald, Kylee Cochran, Matthew Best, Michael 'Mikey' Peterson ..
Directed by: Blair Treu
Release date: 1996-09-25


6.9/10 IMDB

Into an era seething with war and revolution, a man comes with an incredible power to heal a nation...or destroy it. Based on the true story of one of the most powerful and mysterious figures in Russian history.

Starring: Alan Rickman, Greta Scacchi, Ian McKellen, David Warner, John Wood, James Frain, Ian Hogg, Diana Quick, Robert Lang, Sheila Ruskin ..
Directed by: Uli Edel
Release date: 1996-03-23
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story

Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story

6.6/10 IMDB

True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.

Starring: Ann-Margret, Peter Coyote, Leslie Hope, Tobey Maguire, Cliff DeYoung, Kurt Fuller, Dean Norris, Freddy Rodríguez, Johnny Strong, Christian Campbell ..
Directed by: John Patterson
Release date: 1996-02-25

Unlikely Angel

6.3/10 IMDB

A country singer dies prematurely, but cannot enter heaven until she performs a good deed back on earth.

Starring: Dolly Parton, Roddy McDowall, Allison Mack, Eli Marienthal, Brian Kerwin ..
Directed by: Michael Switzer
Release date: 1996-12-17

The Late Shift

6.8/10 IMDB

David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."

Starring: Kathy Bates, John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Bob Balaban, Ed Begley Jr., Peter Jurasik, Reni Santoni, Steven Gilborn, John Getz, Lawrence Pressman ..
Directed by: Betty Thomas
Release date: 1996-02-24

Susie Q

7.2/10 IMDB

The ghost of a girl who died in 1955 appears to a troubled teen living in her old house.

Starring: Amy Jo Johnson, Justin Whalin, Shelley Long, Chris William Martin, Tasha Simms, Bentley Mitchum, Brian Arnold, Ernie Prentice, Allan Morgan, Andrea Libman ..
Directed by: John Blizek
Release date: 1996-09-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Rats in the Ranks

Rats in the Ranks

8.1/10 IMDB

Every September Sydney's inner-suburban Leichhardt Council re-elects it mayor. Incumbent Larry Hand was popular with the citizenry but they don't vote for mayor - the 12 councillors do - and after three years of Larry, at least four councillors were after his job. When film-makers Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson settled in at Leichhardt Council in early 1994 the knives were already being sharpened. A battle royal was in the making, and so it came to pass. By the end of September Larry had fought the fight of his life, with Connolly and Anderson documenting every bit of it on film. Ambition, courage, envy, hatred, loyalty, betrayal, disaster, triumph... in other words, a classic study in politics.

Starring: Larry Hand, Evan Jones, Neil Macindoe, Trevor Snape, Harry Sidaway, Nick Origlass, Bob Heffernan, Kate Butler, Kath Hacking, Sue Stock ..
Directed by: Robin Anderson, Bob Connolly
Release date: 1996-09-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : To Sir, with Love II

To Sir, with Love II

6.2/10 IMDB

After thirty years teaching in London, Mark Thackeray retires and returns to Chicago. There, however, the challenge of teaching kids in an inner city school proves to be too much to resist.

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Christian Payton, Dana Eskelson, Fernando López, Casey Lluberes, Michael Gilio, L.Z. Granderson, Bernadette Speakes, Jamie Kolacki, Saundra Santiago ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 1996-04-07
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants

Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants

8.6/10 IMDB

This was an HBO special, a filmed performance of Jay's Broadway show, directed by his friend, David Mamet. It is literate, intelligent, and better than any magic performance you have ever seen.

Starring: Ricky Jay ..
Directed by: David Mamet
Release date: 1996-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Goosebumps: Stay Out of the Basement

Goosebumps: Stay Out of the Basement

7.7/10 IMDB

When her mother leaves town to visit a sick relative, Margaret's concern for her father grows. She does not know what he is working on in the basement and cannot figure out why his behavior has changed.

Starring: Beki Lantos, Blake McGrath, Lucy Peacock, Judah Katz, Hrant Alianak ..
Directed by: William Fruet
Release date: 1996-01-27


7.4/10 IMDB

When their mother disappears, a group of siblings are forced to fend for themselves, and make their way on their own. They eventually meet their grandmother, a loner who is reluctant to take them in. Based on the novel by Cynthia Voigt.

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Kimberlee Peterson, Trever O'Brien, Hanna Hall, William Greenblatt, Anna Louise Richardson, Scott Michael Campbell, Bonnie Bedelia, Jacque Lynn Colton, R. D. Reid ..
Directed by: Mark Jean
Release date: 1996-04-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Christmas Every Day

Christmas Every Day

6.2/10 IMDB

Billy Jackson is not having a good Christmas. He got a basketball for Christmas and just cannot make a jump shot. His Uncle David is coming to town to open a Valu-Mall, which will put his Dad's store out of business. When he tells his little sister Sarah that there is no Santa she makes a wish that it would be Christmas every day. Billy now has to relive Christmas Day over and over again.

Starring: Erik von Detten, Robert Hays, Bess Armstrong, Yvonne Zima, Robert Curtis Brown, Robin Riker, Julia Whelan, Tyler Mason Buckalew, Terrence Currier, Kara Woods ..
Directed by: Larry Peerce
Release date: 1996-11-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Dying to Be Perfect: The Ellen Hart Pena Story

Dying to Be Perfect: The Ellen Hart Pena Story

5.4/10 IMDB

Story about a runner whose bulimia and anorexia threatens both her dream of competing in the Olympics and her marriage to Denver's mayor.

Starring: Crystal Bernard, Esai Morales, Casey Sander, Tom Atkins, Amy Reece, Shirley Knight, heila Ivy Traister, Liz Jury ..
Directed by: Jan Egleson
Release date: 1996-11-24
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Crossing the Floor

Crossing the Floor

8.6/10 IMDB

Political satire closely mirroring real-life British politics of the time - a self-serving Conservative minister "crosses the floor" to join the opposition Labour Party, at a time when the Conservative Party has a majority in Parliament of just one seat. Sequel to A Very Open Prison.

Starring: Tom Wilkinson, Neil Pearson, Diana Kent, Helen Baxendale, Douglas Henshall, James Fleet, Clive Russell, Meera Syal, Jonathan Cullen, James Ellis ..
Directed by: Guy Jenkin
Release date: 1996-10-05
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Catherine the Great

Catherine the Great

6.1/10 IMDB

Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.

Starring: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Paul McGann, Ian Richardson, Brian Blessed, Christoph Waltz, Hannes Jaenicke, John Rhys-Davies, Agnès Soral, Veronica Ferres, Mel Ferrer ..
Directed by: Marvin J. Chomsky, John Goldsmith
Release date: 1996-04-28

The Canterville Ghost

6.1/10 IMDB

When a teenaged girl moves to England, with her brothers and parents into the ancient Canterville Hall, she's not at all happy. Especially as there's a ghost and a mysterious re-appearing bloodstain on the hearth. She campaigns to go back home, and her dad, believing the ghost's pranks are Ginny's, is ready to send her back. But then Ginny actually meets the elusive 17th-century Sir Simon de Canterville (not to mention the cute teenaged duke next door), and she sets her hand to the task of freeing Sir Simon from his curse.

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Neve Campbell, Joan Sims, Donald Sinden, Cherie Lunghi, Leslie Phillips, Daniel Betts, Edward Wiley, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Raymond Pickard ..
Directed by: Sydney Macartney
Release date: 1996-01-27

Norma Jean & Marilyn

6.0/10 IMDB

This film follows Norma Jean from her simple, ambitious youth to her sex star pinnacle and back down. She moves from lover to lover in order to further her career. She finds fame but never happiness, only knowing seduction but not love.

Starring: Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino, Josh Charles, Ron Rifkin, David Dukes, Peter Dobson, Taylor Nichols, John Rubinstein, Allan Corduner, Dana Goldstone ..
Directed by: Tim Fywell
Release date: 1996-05-18
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best

The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best

6.9/10 IMDB

The fourth of eight "Rockford Files" reunion TV movies.

Starring: James Garner, Stuart Margolin, Maxwell Caulfield, Joe Santos, Barbara Carrera ..
Directed by: Tony Wharmby
Release date: 1996-03-18

The Boys Next Door

7.4/10 IMDB

Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken precedence over his personal life. Mainly, his job is to help four mentally challenged men live regular lives in a home. They consist of: Norman, who works at a donut shop and has a thing for keys; Barry, who thinks he is a golf pro and doesn't communicate well with his father; Arnold, who is into all things Russian and has a habit of spending money; and Lucien, who is into Spider Man and must testify before the state senate. Jack wants to help them, but he also thinks it is time to move on with his life. The hard part is trying to say goodbye to the guys he cares about.

Starring: Nathan Lane, Robert Sean Leonard, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Jeter, Courtney B. Vance, Mare Winningham, Caroline Aaron, Richard Jenkins, Elizabeth Wilson, Lynne Thigpen ..
Directed by: John Erman
Release date: 1996-02-04
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Night of the Twisters

Night of the Twisters

5.6/10 IMDB

A Nebraska farm community is plagued by a storm with a series of tornadoes acting against normal patterns...

Starring: Devon Sawa, John Schneider, Amos Crawley, Lori Hallier, Laura Bertram, Helen Hughes ..
Directed by: Timothy Bond
Release date: 1996-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : The Wizard of Oz On Ice

The Wizard of Oz On Ice

7.6/10 IMDB

An ice-skating television adaptation of the 1939 musical film based on Lyman Frank Baum's 1900 fairy tale novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz".

Starring: Bobby McFerrin, Oksana Baiul, Victor Petrenko, Brent Frank, Mark Richard Farrington, Shanice Wilson, Paul Martini, Barbara Underhill ..
Directed by: Paul Miller
Release date: 1996-02-27
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Maui Heat

Maui Heat

4.6/10 IMDB

A bunch of beautiful girls are going to shoot photos for the new bathing suit season in Hawaii playing with water toys, fulfilling their own erotic fantasies.

Starring: Kim Dawson, Kimberly Rowe, Kim Yates, Kira Reed Lorsch, Michael Andercon, Doug Jeffery, Teresa Politi ..
Directed by: Mike Marvin
Release date: 1996-02-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Her Last Chance

Her Last Chance

6.9/10 IMDB

Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.

Starring: Kellie Martin, Jonathan Brandis, Tony Lucca, Devon Odessa, Patti LuPone, Jenna Elfman, Marilyn McIntyre, William Lucking, John Cothran, Jr., Ray Abruzzo ..
Directed by: Richard A. Colla
Release date: 1996-04-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : The Rockford Files: If the Frame Fits...

The Rockford Files: If the Frame Fits...

7.5/10 IMDB

Jim Rockford, is framed for the murder of another rival detective with whom Jim was seen having an argument.

Starring: James Garner, Dyan Cannon, Joe Santos, Gretchen Corbett, Stuart Margolin, Tom Atkins, James Luisi, Carmen Argenziano, Steve Eastin, Dyana Ortelli ..
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc
Release date: 1996-01-14

Project: Alf

5.4/10 IMDB

Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to terminate ALF. So two officers decide to save ALF by taking ALF away from him. But the man the officers took ALF to wants to finally reveal ALF to the world.

Starring: Miguel Ferrer, William O'Leary, Jensen Daggett, Martin Sheen, Ray Walston, Scott Michael Campbell, Beverly Archer, Charles Robinson, John Schuck, Gregory Alan Williams ..
Directed by: Dick Lowry
Release date: 1996-02-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play

The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play

7.5/10 IMDB

An friend of Jim's continues to seek his help for her murdered son, but when she winds up dead not long after an altercation with the mafia man, Jim must must do what it takes to put both her soul and her son's, at rest, himself.

Starring: James Garner, Marcia Strassman, Joe Santos, David Proval, Wendy Phillips, Stefan Gierasch, James Luisi, Gretchen Corbett, Molly Hagan, Ivan Sergei ..
Directed by: Stuart Margolin
Release date: 1996-04-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : My Son Is Innocent

My Son Is Innocent

5.9/10 IMDB

After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media turn against him. Only through the dogged determination of his mother, and her loyal boyfriend does Eric and the victim have a chance for justice to be served.

Starring: Marilu Henner, Michelle Williams, Nick Stahl, Matt McCoy, Carmen Argenziano, Sherman Augustus, Jamie Rose, John O'Hurley, James Sloyan, Lisa Banes ..
Directed by: Larry Elikann
Release date: 1996-05-06

The Babysitter's Seduction

5.5/10 IMDB

The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.

Starring: Stephen Collins, Keri Russell, Phylicia Rash?d, Tobin Bell, John D'Aquino, Linda Kelsey, Arian Waring Ash, Dawn Lambing, Roger Floyd, Adam Crosby ..
Directed by: David Burton Morris
Release date: 1996-01-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown

It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown

7.2/10 IMDB

As springtime rolls around, Charlie Brown's team is performing the usual hopeless task of getting in shape for the new season. To improve the team's morale, Charlie Brown manages to find a potential team sponsor who agrees to provide uniforms, provided that the team wins the first game of the season. However, considering the usual competence of the team, including new members like Leland who is too young to even tie his shoes, the challenge seems impossible.

Starring: Justin Shenkarow, Bill Melendez, Marnette Patterson, John Christian Graas, Travis Boles, Jessica Nwafor, Gregory Grudt, Noley Thornton, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Sandler ..
Directed by: Sam Jaimes
Release date: 1996-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father

The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father

7.2/10 IMDB

In the fourth film in the series, in 1910's Russia, a few acts of clumsiness puts Indy at odds with his father who is greatly displeased with Indy. Indy runs away into the Russian countryside and wakes in the morning on a haystack. He encounters colorful Gypsies, fierce Imperial Cossack troops, and an odd, cantankerous old man named Leo Tolstoy, who is in full agreement that "hell" is other people. Later, in Greece, Indy meets Nikos Kazantzakis, the writer who would some day write Zorba the Greek.

Starring: Corey Carrier, Lloyd Owen, Ruth de Sosa, Margaret Tyzack, Michael Gough ..
Directed by: Michael Schultz, Deepa Mehta
Release date: 1996-06-16
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Trilogy of Terror II

Trilogy of Terror II

5.6/10 IMDB

Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in "He Who Kills" an African doll goes on a murderous rampage.

Starring: Lysette Anthony, Geraint Wyn Davies, Matt Clark, Geoffrey Lewis, Blake Heron, Richard Fitzpatrick, Thomas Mitchell, Gerry Quigley, Dennis O'Connor, John McMahon ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1996-10-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Breaking the Code

Breaking the Code

7.2/10 IMDB

A biography of the English mathematician Alan Turing, who was one of the inventors of the digital computer and one of the key figures in the breaking of the Enigma code, used by the Germans to send secret orders to their U-boats in World War II. Turing was also a homosexual in Britain at a time when this was illegal, besides being a security risk.

Starring: Derek Jacobi, Alun Armstrong, Blake Ritson, Prunella Scales, Harold Pinter, Julian Kerridge, Richard Johnson, Amanda Root ..
Directed by: Herbert Wise
Release date: 1996-09-17
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1996 : Wiseguy


7.2/10 IMDB

Vinnie Terranova is back, foiling a staged kidnaping of computer mogul Paul Callendar's son in order to probe possible inside information brokering. Meanwhile, McPike is having a hard time working with his young boss, who feels Terranova and McPike are dinosaurs not worth supporting.

Starring: Ken Wahl, Debrah Farentino, Ted Levine, Jim Byrnes, Jonathan Banks, Brian McNamara, John Kapelos, Keith Coulouris, Zachary Browne, David Purdham ..
Directed by: James Whitmore Jr.
Release date: 1996-05-02

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