Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998

1.

Gia

5.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, Gia quickly shoots to the top of the modeling world. When Cooper dies of lung cancer, however, Gia turns to drugs – and both she and her career begin to spiral out of control.

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Michael Cole, Kylie Travis, Mercedes Ruehl, Mila Kunis, Faye Dunaway, Louis Giambalvo, John Considine, Scott Cohen ..
Directed by: Michael Cristofer
Release date: 1998-01-31
2.

Halloweentown

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself battling wicked warlocks, evil curses, and endless surprises.

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Judith Hoag, Kimberly J. Brown, Joey Zimmerman, Emily Roeske, Phillip Van Dyke, Robin Thomas, Betty Moyer, Shannon Day, J.W. Crawford ..
Directed by: Duwayne Dunham
Release date: 1998-11-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant
3.

Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant

4.1
8.1/10 IMDB

Acting Lieutenant Hornblower attempts to study for his promotion examination, but becomes distracted by the serious supply problems that face his crew.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Denis Lawson, Ian McNeice, Andrew Tiernan, Jonathan Coy, Ian McElhinney, Paul Copley, Chris Barnes, Sean Gilder ..
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Release date: 1998-11-18
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Tess of the D'Urbervilles
4.

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

4.1
7.7/10 IMDB

Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child of Nature who is tossed around by the dark forces of fate. Jason Flemyng is the dark and sinister Alec D'Urberville whose relentless pursuit of Tess triggers the heroine's downfall. Oliver Milburn plays the handsome young Angel Clare, the caring rebel who falls deeply in love with Tess.

Starring: Justine Waddell, Jason Flemyng, Oliver Milburn, John McEnery, Lesley Dunlop ..
Directed by: Ian Sharp
Release date: 1998-03-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Hornblower: The Even Chance
5.

Hornblower: The Even Chance

4.1
8.1/10 IMDB

Portsmouth, 1794. Under thundery skies and in lashing rain, 17-year-old midshipman Horatio Hornblower takes the first tentative steps of his naval career, but a feud with a shipmate causes complications.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Dorian Healy, Michael Byrne, Robert Bathurst, Duncan Bell, Paul Copley, Sean Gilder, Simon Sherlock, Chris Barnes ..
Directed by: Andrew Grieve
Release date: 1998-10-07
6.

Witness to the Mob

3.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino crime family. However, betrayals within the family saw him break the code of silence and became the highest ranking member of the mob to turn into a rat - 'a rat in a suit,- assisting the government to finally put away the Teflon Don, John Gotti.

Starring: Nicholas Turturro, Tom Sizemore, Debi Mazar, Abe Vigoda, Philip Baker Hall, Adam J. Roth, Frank Vincent, Lenny Venito, Johnny Williams, Frankie Valli ..
Directed by: Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Release date: 1998-05-10
7.

Always Outnumbered

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An ex-con moves to L.A. to find work and creates a disturbance by fighting for a position. More importantly he touches the lives of many of his neighbors including an older man dying of cancer, a young married couple whose husband is too proud to accept a lesser position which causes strife with his wife, and a young boy on the verge of getting in trouble with street gangs.

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Daniel Williams, Bill Cobbs, Natalie Cole, Laurie Metcalf, Cicely Tyson, Bridgid Coulter, Bill Nunn, Isaiah Washington, Bill Duke ..
Directed by: Michael Apted
Release date: 1998-03-21
8.

The Perfect Blue

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

When Sunny and Tom are reunited shortly before their respective weddings, the former lovers realize how much they still love each other. The pair must decide whether to turn their backs on the safe and sensible futures they had planned for themselves.

Starring: Philip Glenister, Michele Austin, Lennie James, Michael Liebmann, Katie Carr, Ruth Gemmell, Rupert Vansittart, Flora Montgomery, Ben Caplan, Inday Ba ..
Directed by: Kieron J. Walsh
Release date: 1998-12-19
9.

The Scold's Bridle

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Detective Cooper investigates the bizarre circumstances surrounding the murder of Matilda who was found dead in her bath wearing the Scold's Bridle.

Starring: Bob Peck, Miranda Richardson, Douglas Hodge, Trudie Styler, Beth Winslet, Siân Phillips, Virginia McKenna, Paul Brooke, Miles Anderson, Hugh Bonneville ..
Directed by: David Thacker
Release date: 1998-04-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : The Love Letter
10.

The Love Letter

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.

Starring: Campbell Scott, Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Dukes, Estelle Parsons, Daphne Ashbrook, Myra Carter, Gerrit Graham, Irma P. Hall, Richard Woods, Kali Rocha ..
Directed by: Dan Curtis
Release date: 1998-02-01
11.

Shot Through the Heart

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

The horrors of war are examined from the view points of lifelong friends (Linus Roache, Vincent Perez), who end up on opposing sides in the civil war in Sarajevo. One is an expert marksman, who trains the snipers used to terrify the city and the other becomes a freedom fighter, who rejects his friend's offer to gain an escape from the city. As might be expected, the two eventually have to face-off against one another.

Starring: Linus Roache, Vincent Perez, Lia Williams, Adam Kotz, Soo Garay, Lothaire Bluteau, Viktória Bajza, Daniel Betts, Balázs Farkas, Gabi Fón ..
Directed by: David Attwood
Release date: 1998-10-04
12.

Evidence of Blood

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

When a brilliant crime writer investigates a 40-year-old murder, he confronts a small town's worst fears.

Starring: David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, Sean McCann, Jackie Burroughs, Chris Wiggins, Nancy Beatty, Marnie McPhail, Melyssa Ade, Bernard Behrens, Mert Hatfield ..
Directed by: Andrew Mondshein
Release date: 1998-04-13
13.

Dog Days of the West

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

In the dusty town of Chaparosa, Texas, one one knows how to tame the land better than Long Bill Longley and his best friend Tom Merwin. But, can our two heroes tame the resident bad guy, Calliope Catesby, before he destroys the town? Meanwhile, In Oakdale, Wanda Gilmore has also become quite a hero. That is, until a sneaky TV reporter tries to paint her as the town tyrant. Will Wishbone and his friends come to Wanda's rescue before it's too late! Or will Wanda watch her reputation ride off into the sunset?

Starring: Larry Brantley, Christie Abbott, Mary Chris Wall, Jordan Wall, Angee Hughes, Steven Kavner, Sean McGraw ..
Directed by: Rick Duffield
Release date: 1998-06-09
14.

Casper Meets Wendy

3.5
5.2/10 IMDB

When a warlock threatens Wendy the Good Little Witch, she and her aunts hide out at a resort where Casper the Ghost is vacationing with his uncles. Although Casper and Wendy are told ghosts and witches don't get along, the two are kindred spirits! This spooky family-friendly adventure finds Casper and Wendy bridging the ghost-witch divide to battle the warlock who is intent on destroying Wendy.

Starring: Cathy Moriarty, Shelley Duvall, Teri Garr, George Hamilton, Hilary Duff, Richard Moll, Vincent Schiavelli, Blake Foster, Rodger Halston, Michael McDonald ..
Directed by: Sean McNamara
Release date: 1998-09-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Brink!
15.

Brink!

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash with a group of sponsored skaters, Team X-Bladz--led by Val--with whom they attend high school in southern California. When Brink discovers his family is in financial trouble, he goes against the wishes of his parents and his friends and joins Team X-Bladz. Brink tries to lead a double life but will be able to pull it off?

Starring: Erik von Detten, Sam Horrigan, Christina Vidal, Robin Riker, Geoffrey Blake, Walter Jones, Walter Jones, Patrick Levis, Joey Simmrin, Asher Gold ..
Directed by: Greg Beeman
Release date: 1998-08-28
16.

Billboard Dad

3.5
5.2/10 IMDB

High above Hollywood Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are playing Matchmakers! One's a surfer. The other's a high diver. When these two sisters team up to find a new love for their newly single Dad, it's a fun-loving, eye-catching California adventure gone wild. Mary-Kate and Ashley star in this fabulously funny love-struck comedy filled with crazy schemes and cool surprises. Determined to find their Dad, Max, a new love, the girls paint a personal ad on a giant billboard in the heart of Hollywood. After a few disastrous dates, Max finally meets Brooke and it's love at first sight. There's just one hitch, her unruly skateboarding son is the girls' arch rival. Now, with the girls plotting every action-packed step of the way, they've got to find out if love really does conquer all. Full of outrageous events, mixed-up matches and lots of laughs, Billboard Dad tops the charts as Mary-Kate and Ashley's coolest mischief-making adventure ever!

Starring: Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Tom Amandes, Jessica Tuck, Carl Banks, Ellen Ratner, Sam Saletta, Rafael Rojas III, Troian Bellisario, Angelique Parry ..
Directed by: Alan Metter
Release date: 1998-02-06
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : My Date with the President's Daughter
17.

My Date with the President's Daughter

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Duncan is just an ordinary high school student. Hallie dreams of an ordinary life, but is actually the daughter of the president of the United States, living with a high profile and a rigid schedule. The unlikely pair happen to meet at the local mall, and Duncan nervously asks Hallie out, unaware of her family situation. When their eventual date is ruined by the intrusive Secret Service, the young lovebirds cut loose for a night of mischief.

Starring: Dabney Coleman, Will Friedle, Elisabeth Harnois, Mimi Kuzyk, Nicole de Boer, Wanda Cannon, Jay Thomas, Paulo Costanzo, Neil Crone, Oliver Becker ..
Directed by: Alex Zamm
Release date: 1998-04-19
18.

Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Biography of the British painter Francis Bacon. The movie focuses on his relationship with George Dyer, his lover. Dyer was a former small time crook.

Starring: Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Anne Lambton, Adrian Scarborough, Karl Johnson, Annabel Brooks, Ulla Larson-Styles, Maria Björnson, Duggie Fields ..
Directed by: John Maybury
Release date: 1998-09-16
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy
19.

Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy

3.3
5.7/10 IMDB

A group of young adults struggle to run the biggest cattle ranch in the world amidst World War II.

Starring: Chad Willett, Ted Atherton, Falconer Abraham, Zachary Bennett, Mairon Bennett, Dan MacDonald, John Whittaker, Sarah Chalke, Ryan Gosling ..
Directed by: Kari Skogland
Release date: 1998-01-04
20.

The Rat Pack

3.3
6.6/10 IMDB

After a brief flash-forward to Frank Sinatra as an old man, saying "I miss my guys," the movie's main narrative begins during high points in the solo careers of the Rat Pack: Dean Martin has become a big success despite the breakup of his partnership with Jerry Lewis; Sinatra's career is at its peak; Sammy Davis, Jr., is making a comeback after a near fatal car crash, and standup comic Joey Bishop is gaining exposure as an opening act for the other three. The Pack becomes complete when Sinatra reconciles with actor Peter Lawford, who has been ostracized since being seen out publicly with Sinatra's ex-wife, Ava Gardner.

Starring: Ray Liotta, Joe Mantegna, Don Cheadle, Angus Macfadyen, William Petersen, Zeljko Ivanek, Peter Iacangelo, Bobby Slayton, Veronica Cartwright, Deborah Kara Unger ..
Directed by: Rob Cohen
Release date: 1998-08-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters
21.

Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters

3.3
7.9/10 IMDB

A fascinating look at one of the most unforgettable groups of the '70s. You'll see Richard and Karen Carpenter performing lots of their classic songs, plus rare archival footage and tributes by Herb Alpert, Les Paul, Burt Bacharach and more. Contains exclusive footage not seen on the PBS broadcast. 1997/color/75 min/NR/fullscreen.

Release date: 1998-03-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Universal Horror
22.

Universal Horror

3.2
7.6/10 IMDB

A documentary about the era of classic monster movies that were made at Universal Studios during the 1930s and 1940s.

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Ray Bradbury, Nina Foch, James Karen, Carla Laemmle, Sara Karloff, Forrest J. Ackerman, Gloria Stuart, Fay Wray, Lupita Tovar ..
Directed by: Kevin Brownlow
Release date: 1998-10-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Falling for a Dancer
23.

Falling for a Dancer

3.2
7.2/10 IMDB

Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a dull middle-aged man, but maybe there is hope on the horizon.

Starring: Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Dermot Crowley, Liam Cunningham, Maureen O'Brien, Rory Murray, Brian McGrath, Colin Farrell ..
Directed by: Richard Standeven
Release date: 1998-09-13
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Sabrina Goes to Rome
24.

Sabrina Goes to Rome

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Sabrina goes to Rome, with Salem stowaway-ed in her backpack, to free her 16th-century aunt Sophia who was banished for divulging her powers to a non-witch.

Starring: Melissa Joan Hart, Eddie Mills, Tara Strong, James Fields, Eric Alexander, Nick Bakay, Richard Steven Horvitz, Francesco Mazzini, Evelyn Furtak, Patrick Dreikauss ..
Directed by: Tibor Takács
Release date: 1998-10-04
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Fifteen and Pregnant
25.

Fifteen and Pregnant

3.2
5.5/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn her world apart, her pregnancy could re-unite her shattered family and help her find her true purpose in life.

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Park Overall, David Andrews, Margot Demeter, Karen Trumbo, Julia Whelan, Marlyn Mason, Katee Sackhoff ..
Directed by: Sam Pillsbury
Release date: 1998-01-19
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : A Bright Shining Lie
26.

A Bright Shining Lie

3.2
6.4/10 IMDB

Something in his past keeps career Army man John Paul Vann from advancing past colonel. He views being sent to Vietnam as part of the US military advisory force a stepping stone to promotion. However, he disagrees vocally (and on the record) with the way the war is being run and is forced to leave the military. Returning to Vietnam as a civilian working with the Army, he comes to despise some South Vietnamese officers while he takes charge of some of the U.S. forces and continues his liaisons with Vietnamese women.

Starring: Bill Paxton, Amy Madigan, Donal Logue, Robert John Burke, Vivian Wu, Ed Lauter, Kurtwood Smith, Eric Bogosian, James Rebhorn, Les Mau ..
Directed by: Terry George
Release date: 1998-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist
27.

The Fear of God: 25 Years of The Exorcist

3.1
7.8/10 IMDB

A behind-the-scenes retrospective made for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the classic horror film, The Exorcist. Includes interviews with Linda Blair and the other stars of the film, along with commentary from the director and writer on some of the deeper meanings behind the elements they used to terrify their audiences, and previously unreleased footage including make-up tests and deleted scenes.

Starring: Mark Kermode, Ellen Burstyn, William O'Malley, William Friedkin, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, William Peter Blatty, Thomas Bermingham, Jason Miller, Terence A. Donnelly ..
Directed by: Mark Kermode, Nick Freand Jones
Release date: 1998-06-13
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : The Staircase
28.

The Staircase

3.1
6.7/10 IMDB

A mysterious carpenter appears just as a church is in need of repair.

Starring: Barbara Hershey, William Petersen, Diane Ladd, Louis Ferreira, David Clennon, Paul Robert Langdon, Anthony Ritter, Mark Sivertsen, Rodney A. Grant, Jane E. Goold ..
Directed by: Karen Arthur
Release date: 1998-04-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Glorious Technicolor
29.

Glorious Technicolor

3.1
7.9/10 IMDB

The history of color photography in motion pictures, in particular the Technicolor company's work.

Starring: Angela Lansbury, Esther Williams, Arlene Dahl, Evelyn Keyes, John Alton, Jack Cardiff, Vittorio Storaro, Eugen Sandow, Annabelle Moore, Cammie King Conlon ..
Directed by: Peter Jones
Release date: 1998-12-07
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Ted & Ralph
30.

Ted & Ralph

3.1
7.3/10 IMDB

One-off comedy drama featuring characters from award-winning BBC sketch series 'The Fast Show'. Ralph Mayhew (Charlie Higson) lives alone in a faded stately home. His only friend is Ted (Paul Whitehouse), the elderly Irish estate worker. But their way of life is under threat: Ralph must marry before his 35th birthday or lose everything. Just when it all seems hopeless, along comes Wendy (Kathy Burke). As Ralph's affection for Wendy grows, his dependence on Ted wanes. Is this the end of a beautiful friendship ? Is Wendy all that she seems ? Will Ralph go through with the marriage ? And will he save the Hall ?

Starring: Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson, Kathy Burke, Simon Day, Arabella Weir, Arabella Weir, Louise Brill, Eryl Maynard, Miranda Richardson, Gina Bellman ..
Directed by: Christine Gernon
Release date: 1998-12-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Nicholas’ Gift
31.

Nicholas’ Gift

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Fact based drama about an American couple on vacation in Italy in 1994 with their two children who are attacked and shot by highway bandits. Shortly they discover that their son is brain dead. The parents are then faced with the hard decision to donate the boy's organs which ultimately led to saving the lives of seven seriously ill Italian patients.

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Alan Bates, Gene Wexler, Isabella Ferrari, Hallie Eisenberg, Anita Zagaria, Roberto Bisacco, Ennio Coltorti, Giorgio Biavati, Manrico Gammarota ..
Directed by: Robert Markowitz
Release date: 1998-04-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : The Marriage Fool
32.

The Marriage Fool

3.1
6.4/10 IMDB

A widower becomes re-charged when he meets an outgoing widow, but his son tries to block the romance.

Starring: Walter Matthau, Carol Burnett, John Stamos, Teri Polo, Charles Matthau, Johanna Black, Christina Collins, Bruce Deller, Kevin Frank, Dawn Greenhalgh ..
Directed by: Charles Matthau
Release date: 1998-09-20
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Lost In Space Forever
33.

Lost In Space Forever

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Host John Larroquette takes viewers on a nostalgic trip through the 1965-1968 sci-fi comedy series. The disc's rare footage include Guy Williams's screen test, extended clips from the 1965 pilot, bloopers and the original clips CBS network sales presentation. Viewers also get to go behind the scenes of the 1998 big-screen version. To top it off, Billy Mumy (Will), Jonathan Harris (Dr. Smith) and the robot reunite for a special tribute.

Starring: John Larroquette, Mark Goddard, Angela Cartwright, Jonathan Harris, William Hurt, Marta Kristen, Matt LeBlanc, June Lockhart, Bob May, Bill Mumy ..
Directed by: Kevin Burns
Release date: 1998-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : The Wedding
34.

The Wedding

3.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Shelby Coles (Halle Berry) is engaged to marry talented white jazz musician Meade Howell, but the pair face opposition from both Meade's family, who object to an inter-racial marriage, and Shelby's parents, who want her to marry a professional. As Shelby is afflicted by pre-marital doubts, handsome Lute McNeil arrives on the scene, determined to make Shelby his at any cost.

Starring: Halle Berry, Eric Thal, Lynn Whitfield, Carl Lumbly, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Cynda Williams, Peter Francis James, Michael Warren, Shirley Knight ..
Directed by: Charles Burnett
Release date: 1998-02-22
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : The Cowboy and the Movie Star
35.

The Cowboy and the Movie Star

3.0
6.1/10 IMDB

Depressed at the thought of losing his family ranch to settle his divorce, cowboy Clint Brannan decides to drive his cattle up to their high pasture.

Starring: Perry King, Sean Young, Priscilla Barnes, David Groh, Rochelle Swanson, George Pilgrim, Michael Chieffo, Steve Kanaly, James Karen, John Bishop ..
Directed by: Mark Griffiths
Release date: 1998-06-07
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Exiled
36.

Exiled

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

NYPD Detective Mike Logan, who was demoted to a beat on Staten Island after punching a corrupt politician, seeks to solve the grisly murder of a prostitute and thereby help regain his old job in Manhattan.

Starring: Chris Noth, Dabney Coleman, Dana Eskelson, John Fiore, Dann Florek, Paul Guilfoyle, Ice-T, Costas Mandylor, Tony Musante, Nicole Ari Parker ..
Directed by: Jean de Segonzac
Release date: 1998-11-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : A Rather English Marriage
37.

A Rather English Marriage

3.0
7.8/10 IMDB

A squadron leader and a retired milkman decide to bury their differences and move in together after they are both widowed on the very same night. They become a companionable if odd couple, until their unlikely friendship is threatened by the arrival of an alluring woman with a hidden agenda.

Starring: Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Joanna Lumley, John Light, Joanna Scanlan, Lucy Robinson, Ursula Howells, Priyanga Burford, Katie Carr, Caroline Carver ..
Directed by: Paul Seed
Release date: 1998-12-30
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : TruTalk
38.

TruTalk

3.0
8.0/10 IMDB

A promotion featurette for 1998's 'The Truman Show', 'TruTalk' is a 60 Minutes style mockumentary taking place inside the fim's universe.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Harry Shearer, Holland Taylor, Noah Emmerich ..
Directed by: Peter Weir, Michael J. McAlister
Release date: 1998-01-01
39.

Merlin

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Merlin, an elderly man telling his life story, describes a Britain faced with rulers and invasion that are increasingly destructive to its people. Queen Mab seeks to reclaim her power by drawing people back to the "Old Ways". To do so, she creates a wizard named Merlin, whom she intends to champion her crusade. Merlin's mother dies giving birth to him and he is raised by his guardian, Ambrosia, until his magic emerges.

Starring: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Gielgud, Rutger Hauer, James Earl Jones, Miranda Richardson, Martin Short, Isabella Rossellini, Paul Curran, Lena Headey ..
Directed by: Steve Barron
Release date: 1998-04-26
40.

Rear Window

3.0
5.6/10 IMDB

Jason Kemp is a quadriplegic who passes the time spying on his neighbors from his window. By chance he catches one of them, Julian Thorpe, beating his wife and reports it to the police. He becomes certain that Julian has killed her, but fails to convince his nurse or his friends of any foul play.

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Daryl Hannah, Robert Forster, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Anne Twomey, Ritchie Coster, Allison Mackie, Ali Marsh, Julie Baker, Maggie Kiley ..
Directed by: Jeff Bleckner
Release date: 1998-11-22
41.

Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Haunted by disturbing dreams from an inherited book, a young man becomes interested in the writings of H.P. Lovecraft.

Starring: Christopher Heyerdahl, Art Kitching, Michael Sinelnikoff, Peter Farbridge ..
Directed by: Raymond St-Jean
Release date: 1998-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Cider with Rosie
42.

Cider with Rosie

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

Made by Carlton Television for ITV (UK) , this adaptation of Laurie Lee's autobiographical novel follows a young man's maturation in the country town of Gloucestershire near the end of World War I. As young Laurie (Dashiell Reece) comes of age under the protective eye of his mother (Juliet Stevenson), he learns to live with an eccentric collection of friends, neighbours, and relatives. As he enters his teenage years, Laurie (now played by Joe Roberts) discovers women, specifically Rosie Burdock (Lia Barrow). Veteran screenwriter John Mortimer adapted Lee's book, with Lee narrating.

Starring: Juliet Stevenson, Joe Roberts, David Troughton, Emily Mortimer, Grant Masters, Amanda Boxer, John Light, William Moseley, Con O'Neill, Judith Paris ..
Directed by: Charles Beeson
Release date: 1998-12-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Far from the Madding Crowd
43.

Far from the Madding Crowd

2.9
7.4/10 IMDB

This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her impulsive nature pushes her into a web of deceit and destruction.

Starring: Paloma Baeza, Nigel Terry, Nathaniel Parker, Jonathan Firth, Natasha Little, Linda Bassett, Sean Gilder ..
Directed by: Nicholas Renton
Release date: 1998-05-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Alice Through the Looking Glass
44.

Alice Through the Looking Glass

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

A modern adaptation of the classic children's story 'Alice through the Looking Glass', which continued on from the popular 'Alice in Wonderland' story. This time Alice is played by the mother, who falls asleep while reading the the bedtime story to her daughter. Walking through the Looking Glass, Alice finds herself in Chessland, a magical and fun world. There she meets the Red and White Queens, as well as many other amusing friends on her journey across the chessboard countryside onto become a crowned queen.

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Geoffrey Palmer, Ian Holm, Steve Coogan, Penelope Wilton, Charlotte Curley, Louise J. Taylor, Rebecca Palmer, Paulette P. Williams, Tania Luternauer ..
Directed by: John Henderson
Release date: 1998-12-26
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Wuthering Heights
45.

Wuthering Heights

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

Gipsy boy Heathcliffe is adopted by a god-fearing landowner in northern England and grows up as the soul-mate of the daughter, Cathy Earnshaw. When father dies, stern son Hindley returns and bans Heathcliffe to the stables; when they spy upon their upper class neighbors, Edgar Linton sends the dogs upon them and chases Heath but starts an affair -love comes only from him- with her. When Hindley's socialite wife Frances dies in childbirth, he is completely embittered, becomes a drunk unable to care for his son Hareton and has to sell Wuthering Hights- to Heathcliffe. After a misunderstanding Cathy marries Linton, Heath retorts by a loveless match with his sister. Even Cathy's death doesn't stop the cycle of spite, grief and harm so it poisons the next generation's lives as well while she keeps haunting Heathcliffe

Starring: Robert Cavanah, Peter Davison, Orla Brady, Matthew Macfadyen, Sarah Smart, Tom Georgeson, Flora Montgomery, Crispin Bonham-Carter, Kadie Savage, Polly Hemingway ..
Directed by: David Skynner
Release date: 1998-09-11
46.

Brave New World

2.9
5.2/10 IMDB

In a futuristic totalitarian society, people have no control of their lives or their destiny.

Starring: Leonard Nimoy, Peter Gallagher, Tim Guinee, Rya Kihlstedt, Sally Kirkland, Patrick J. Dancy, Wendy Benson-Landes, Steven Schub, Daniel Dae Kim, Miguel Ferrer ..
Directed by: Leslie Libman, Larry Williams
Release date: 1998-04-19
47.

Winchell

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.

Starring: Stanley Tucci, Glenne Headly, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer, Xander Berkeley, Kevin Tighe, Frank Medrano, Vic Polizos, Victoria Gabrielle Platt, Paula Cale ..
Directed by: Paul Mazursky
Release date: 1998-11-21
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : Logan's War: Bound by Honor
48.

Logan's War: Bound by Honor

2.9
5.2/10 IMDB

Chuck Norris stars as martial arts extraordinaire Jake Fallon, who, after the death of his brother and sister-in-law, adopts (and trains) his orphaned nephew. Logan (Eddie Cibrian, TV's Invasion). After fifteen years of careful instruction, Logan is determined to avenge his parents Death... And, he'll need Uncle Jake's help to do it.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Joe Spano, Jeff Kober, Eddie Cibrian ..
Directed by: Michael Preece
Release date: 1998-11-01
49.

The Perfect Getaway

2.8
5.1/10 IMDB

Colt Erickson is a helicopter pilot who's hired by a woman to fly her around. But suddenly she pulls a gun on him and tells Colt to land in the nearby prison. When they do one of the inmates goes in and she tells Colt to go but the guards shoot at the copter damaging it. So it crashes. Colt sees the man she broke out is Randy Savino a guy he knows. They are now trapped in the desert. Colt's girlfriend Julia is approached by the FBI who tell her about the break out. She says Colt wouldn't do that. That's when they reveal that Colt and Savino's past and that Colt has been making trips across the border. So it seems that the Feds are treating Colt like a suspect so Julia tries to find him herself.

Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Antonio Sabàto, Jr., Kelly Rutherford, Alicia Coppola, Nancy Linehan Charles, Castulo Guerra, Bill Mondy ..
Directed by: Armand Mastroianni
Release date: 1998-02-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 1998 : The Echo of Thunder
50.

The Echo of Thunder

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Scenic settings in Australia enhance this Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, a simple yet engaging tale about a teenage girl's adjustment to a new family.

Starring: Judy Davis, Jamey Sheridan, Lauren Hewitt, Ernie Dingo, Chelsea Yates, Michael Caton, Emily Browning, Jamie Croft, James Wright, Ben Hanson ..
Directed by: Simon Wincer
Release date: 1998-04-19

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