Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002


Cadet Kelly

5.5/10 IMDB

Hyperactive teenager Kelly is enrolled into a military school when her new stepfather becomes the Commandant. At first she has problems fitting in and taking orders until she tries out for the drill team.

Starring: Hilary Duff, Christy Carlson Romano, Gary Cole, Shawn Ashmore, Aimee Garcia, Sarah Gadon, Nigel Hamer, Andrea Lewis, Joe Matheson, Dalene Irvine ..
Directed by: Larry Shaw
Release date: 2002-03-07
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Daria in 'Is It College Yet?'

Daria in 'Is It College Yet?'

8.2/10 IMDB

All vile things must come to an end, and for Daria Morgendorffer that means it's time to look beyond high school to college. Our little girl has grown up so fast. It's time for higher learning, lowered expectations, and a heavy dose of sarcasm. Life can't suck more after high school, can it?

Starring: Tracy Grandstaff, Wendy Hoopes, Julián Rebolledo, Alvaro J. Gonzalez, Marc Thompson, Russell Hankin, Tim Novikoff, Steven Huppert, Jessica Cydnee Jackson, Amir Williams ..
Directed by: Karen Disher
Release date: 2002-01-21


5.4/10 IMDB

Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.

Starring: Angela Bettis, Patricia Clarkson, Rena Sofer, Kandyse McClure, Emilie de Ravin, Tobias Mehler, Jesse Cadotte, Meghan Black, Chelan Simmons, Katharine Isabelle ..
Directed by: David Carson
Release date: 2002-11-04
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell

7.9/10 IMDB

The best skits from Will Ferrell's days on Saturday Night Live 1995-2002

Starring: Will Ferrell, Sean Bennett, Alec Baldwin, Drew Barrymore, Jim Breuer, Garth Brooks, Nancy Carell, Jim Carrey, Rachel Dratch, Jimmy Fallon ..
Directed by: James Signorelli, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Stacey Foster
Release date: 2002-09-28

Door to Door

7.8/10 IMDB

Sometimes the true heroes in our lives are those people who inspire us not with their superhuman accomplishments but simply by their refusal to give up in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds and the dignity in which they go about their lives. Bill Porter is one of those heroes. Born with cerebral palsy, he was told for many years that he was unemployable. But with the unwavering support of a dedicated mother and an indomitable spirit that has become his trademark, Porter did support himself as a door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore.

Starring: William H. Macy, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker, Helen Mirren, Joel Brooks, Troy Yorke, Woody Jeffreys, Nancy Lenehan, Laurie Murdoch, Romy Rosemont ..
Directed by: Steven Schachter
Release date: 2002-07-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone

7.1/10 IMDB

A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures. This is the first two episodes of the television series.

Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno, David Ogden Stiers, Kristen Dalton, Rick Tae, Anna Hagan, John L. Adams, Campbell Lane, Tyler Williamson ..
Directed by: Rob Lieberman
Release date: 2002-11-05

Tru Confessions

7.5/10 IMDB

Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..

Starring: Clara Bryant, Shia LaBeouf, Mare Winningham, William Francis McGuire, Nicole Dicker, Kevin Duhaney, Yani Gellman, Jennifer Foster, Craig Eldridge, Rahnuma Panthaky ..
Directed by: Paul Hoen
Release date: 2002-04-05

Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales

7.0/10 IMDB

Tis the season for the cheer and charm of the Peanuts kids - and this delight special offers five segments full of unforgettable moments. Snoopy works as a bell-ringer to raise money and tries making peace with the ferocious cat next door. Linus strives to strike the right tone in his letter to Santa - and his friendship with an indecisive girl at school. Sally's idea about gift giving and the identity of Santa may be unusual - but her strange notion about how to obtain a Christmas tree surprisingly does the job. Lucy tries awfully hard to be nice...and still coax everyone around her to buy her presents. Charlie Brown and Sally wait up for Santa (a surprisingly short man), who spreads Christmas gift cheer further than they had thought. Make merry!

Starring: Wesley Singerman, Serena Berman, Corey Padnos, Megan Taylor Harvey, Christopher Johnson, Lauren Schaffel, Bill Melendez, Timmy Deters, Corey Padnos ..
Directed by: Larry Leichliter
Release date: 2002-12-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Live from Baghdad

Live from Baghdad

7.2/10 IMDB

A group of CNN reporters wrestle with journalistic ethics and the life-and-death perils of reporting during the Gulf War.A Directors Guild Award-winning movie for director Mick Jackson, starring Michael Keaton and Helena Bonham Carter. In 1990, CNN was a 24-hour news network in search of a 24-hour story. They were about to find it in Baghdad. Veteran CNN producer Robert Wiener and his longtime producing partner Ingrid Formanek find themselves in Iraq on the eve of war. Up against the big three networks, Weiner and his team are rebels with a cause, willing to take risks to get the biggest stories and - unlike their rivals - take them live at a moment's notice. As Baghdad becomes an inevitable US target, one by one the networks pull out of the city until only the crew from CNN remains. With a full-scale war soon to be launched all around them, and CNN ready to broadcast whatever happens 24 hours a day, Wiener and Formanek are about to risk their lives for the story of a lifetime.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham Carter, Joshua Leonard, Lili Taylor, David Suchet, Bruce McGill, Michael Murphy, Robert Wisdom, Pamela Sinha, Clark Gregg ..
Directed by: Mick Jackson
Release date: 2002-12-07

The Laramie Project

7.1/10 IMDB

"The Laramie Project" is set in and around Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard. To create the stage version of "The Laramie Project," the eight-member New York-based Tectonic Theatre Project traveled to Laramie, Wyoming, recording hours of interviews with the town's citizens over a two-year period. The film adaptation dramatizes the troupe's visit, using the actual words from the transcripts to create a portrait of a town forced to confront itself.

Starring: Kathleen Chalfant, Laura Linney, Peter Fonda, Jeremy Davies, Nestor Carbonell, Camryn Manheim, Clea DuVall, Michael Emerson, Margo Martindale, Steve Buscemi ..
Directed by: Moisés Kaufman
Release date: 2002-01-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : A Charlie Brown Valentine

A Charlie Brown Valentine

7.1/10 IMDB

Lovesick Charlie Brown hopes – still – to get a valentine from the Little Red-Haired Girl, as does Sally from Linus, Lucy from Schroeder and Peppermint Patty from Charlie Brown.

Directed by: Bill Melendez
Release date: 2002-02-14

No Night Is Too Long

7.1/10 IMDB

A chance meeting, a stolen kiss and a sudden flare of passion sets a handsome young university student on a journey of betrayal, heartbreak and murder.

Starring: Lee Williams, Marc Warren, Mikela J. Mikael, Beverley Breuer, Emily Holmes, Rob Bruner, Salvatore Antonio, Philip Granger, Mark Hildreth, Liam McGuigan ..
Directed by: Tom Shankland
Release date: 2002-12-27

The Christmas Shoes

6.6/10 IMDB

Two separate stories mesh - in the first, a young music teacher, Maggie Andrews, begins dying of a heart condition and her son Nathan tries to get a pair of Christmas shoes for her before she dies. In the second, lawyer Robert Layton and his wife Kate are slowly drifting apart and the matter comes to a head during Christmas when Kate takes over for Maggie for the school choir.

Starring: Rob Lowe, Max Morrow, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Maria del Mar, Hugh Thompson, Dorian Harewood, Shirley Douglas, Amber Marshall, Geoff Herod ..
Directed by: Andy Wolk
Release date: 2002-12-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles

6.5/10 IMDB

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying supernatural hound that has brought fear and death to his household.

Starring: Richard Roxburgh, Ian Hart, Richard E. Grant, Matt Day, John Nettles, Geraldine James, Neve McIntosh, Ron Cook, Liza Tarbuck, Paul Kynman ..
Directed by: David Attwood
Release date: 2002-12-26

A Christmas Visitor

6.9/10 IMDB

The Boyajian family learned of 18-year-old John's death in the Persian Gulf War on Christmas Eve eleven years earlier and have not celebrated Christmas since. They have been so consumed by his death that they have forgotten the joys of the holidays, until a mysterious visitor enters their lives and rekindles the spirit of the season.

Starring: William Devane, Meredith Baxter, Dean McDermott, Reagan Pasternak, Aaron Ashmore, Lindy Booth ..
Directed by: Christopher Leitch
Release date: 2002-11-24

Hysterical Blindness

6.5/10 IMDB

Two friends lament their unhappy single lives while searching for Mr. Right in 1980s New Jersey.

Starring: Uma Thurman, Gena Rowlands, Juliette Lewis, Justin Chambers, Susan Isaacs, Ben Gazzara, Anthony DeSando, Jolie Peters, Callie Thorne, Lisa Altomare ..
Directed by: Mira Nair
Release date: 2002-01-16
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : The Outsider

The Outsider

6.7/10 IMDB

Montana sheep farmer Rebecca Yoder offers sanctuary to an on-the-lam outlaw, Johnny Gault, who is suffering from a gunshot wound. Yoder is a recent widow, and her decision to help the outsider doesn't sit well with her Quaker community. As a romance brews between her and Gault, it puts in jeopardy her standing among her devout neighbors. But when an evil rancher makes a play for the community's land, Gault's sharpshooting skills might prove his worth after all.

Starring: Tim Daly, Naomi Watts, Keith Carradine, David Carradine, Brett Tucker, John Noble, Thomas Curtis, Grant Piro, Peter McCauley, Jason Clarke ..
Directed by: Randa Haines
Release date: 2002-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : The Scream Team

The Scream Team

6.3/10 IMDB

Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small-town Steeple Falls, which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard grudgingly returns there from Boston with his own kids, bright Ian and bratty Claire, to settle the inheritance. Ian discovers great-grandpa's house is really haunted, and not just, as legend holds, by historic owner Zachariah Kull, who was burned on the stake.

Starring: Kat Dennings, Mark Rendall, Robert Bockstael, Eric Idle, Tommy Davidson, Kathy Najimy, Kim Coates, Gary Reineke, Nigel Bennett, Edie Inksetter ..
Directed by: Stuart Gillard
Release date: 2002-10-11
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Life on Air: David Attenborough's 50 Years in Television

Life on Air: David Attenborough's 50 Years in Television

8.3/10 IMDB

Life on Air: David Attenborough's 50 Years in Television is a BBC documentary film that recounts David Attenborough's television career. It is presented by Michael Palin and produced by Brian Leith. The BBC first transmitted the documentary in 2002 and is part of the Attenborough in Paradise and Other Personal Voyages collection of 7 documentaries. It includes interviews with Attenborough and several of his former colleagues, along with archival footage.

Starring: Michael Palin, David Attenborough ..
Directed by: Andrew Findlay
Release date: 2002-11-20
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Groove Squad

Groove Squad

5.2/10 IMDB

The cheerleaders in this animated adventure do more than flips, call-outs and somersaults -- they also solve crimes! These three talented girls (one voiced by Jennifer Love Hewitt) manage to take their squad to the national competition, but in between rounds, they must battle the evil forces that surround them.

Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Andrea Libman, Kathleen Barr, Stefanie Abramson, Meghan Black, Tina Bush, J.C. Cheng, Andrew Francis, Mackenzie Gray, Santo Lombardo ..
Directed by: Patrick A. Ventura
Release date: 2002-10-01

Get a Clue

5.0/10 IMDB

A wealthy student with too much fashion sense, her equally rich friends, and her rival/superior from the school paper work together to solve the case when their teacher goes missing.

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Bug Hall, Ian Gomez, Brenda Song, Charles Shaughnessy, Amanda Plummer, Kim Roberts, Eric Fink, Al Mukaddam, Suzanne Cyr ..
Directed by: Maggie Greenwald
Release date: 2002-06-28

A Ring of Endless Light

5.8/10 IMDB

When 15-year-old Vicky Austin, her sister Suzy and little brother Rob visit their grandfather on Seven Bay Island, Vicky faces several unexpected challenges. Her beloved grandfather, retired Reverend Eaton, seems to be seriously ill, but tries to pretend that nothing is wrong. Vicky met the rich but emotionally troubled Zachary Gray the previous summer, and he reappears to renew the acquaintance. Another boy, 17-year-old Adam Eddington, recruits Vicky to help him with a research project, working with a dolphin called Basil. Vicky discovers she can communicate telepathically with the dolphin and his mate - and possibly with Adam as well

Starring: Mischa Barton, Ryan Merriman, Jared Padalecki, Scarlett Pomers, Soren Fulton, James Whitmore, Theresa Wong, Penny Everingham, Christopher Kirby, Steven Vidler ..
Directed by: Greg Beeman
Release date: 2002-07-04

Joe and Max

6.5/10 IMDB

True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.

Starring: Leonard Roberts, Til Schweiger, Peta Wilson, Richard Roundtree, John Toles-Bey, David Paymer, Jürgen Schornagel, August Zirner, Wilfried Hochholdinger, Rolf Kanies ..
Directed by: Steve James
Release date: 2002-03-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Roughing It

Roughing It

7.0/10 IMDB

A teenaged Mark Twain travels to the American West during the "Gold Rush" days in search of fortune and his destiny.

Starring: Robert Dunne, James Garner, Adam Arkin, Eric Roberts, Ned Beatty, Adam Storke, Charles Martin Smith, Jill Eikenberry, J.D. Nicholsen, Wayne Robson ..
Directed by: Charles Martin Smith
Release date: 2002-03-16

Gotta Kick It Up!

5.6/10 IMDB

This was going to be the first year that Marshal Middle School was not going to have a dance team. All that changes when the new Biology teacher, Ms. Bartlett, agrees to be the coach. Now the girls need to prove that they are ready to compete and are able to win; not only to themselves, but to their parents and coach. Using the chant "si, se puede" or "yes, I can" the Dance team builds their confidence to perform.

Starring: Camille Guaty, America Ferrera, Jhoanna Flores, Suilma Rodriguez, Sabrina Wiener, Susan Egan, Miguel Sandoval, Erik Alexander Gavica, Elizabeth Sung, Ahmad Stoner ..
Directed by: Ramón Menéndez
Release date: 2002-07-26

Double Teamed

5.9/10 IMDB

Heather and Heidi play volleyball for their school team, when their family decides that they need to go to a bigger school so that they will have a better chance for scholarships. But at the new school, the twins are discovered by the basketball coach. Inspired by the true story of Heather and Heidi Burge.

Starring: Poppi Monroe, Annie McElwain, Mackenzie Phillips, Teal Redmann, Nick Searcy, Tanya Shanti Goott, Chris Olivero, Mitch English, Iyari Limon, Sam Dalton ..
Directed by: Duwayne Dunham
Release date: 2002-01-18
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : The Falklands Play

The Falklands Play

7.3/10 IMDB

The Falklands Play is a dramatic account of the political events leading up to, and including, the 1982 Falklands War. The play was written by Ian Curteis, an experienced writer who had started his television career in drama, but had increasingly come to specialise in dramatic reconstructions of history. It was originally commissioned by the BBC in 1983, for production and broadcast in 1986, but was subsequently shelved by Controller of BBC One Michael Grade due to its alleged pro-Margaret Thatcher stance and jingoistic tone. This prompted a press furore over media bias and censorship.The play was not staged until 2002, when it was broadcast in separate adaptations on BBC Television and Radio.

Starring: Patricia Hodge, John Standing, Michael Cochrane, James Fox, Colin Stinton, Anthony Calf, Jeremy Child, Richard Cordery, Robert Hardy, John Woodvine ..
Directed by: Michael Samuels
Release date: 2002-04-10

The Interrogation of Michael Crowe

6.8/10 IMDB

The lives of Escondido, California residents Cheryl and Stephen Crowe change one morning when they find their twelve year old daughter Stephanie Crowe stabbed to death in her bedroom. As procedure dictates, the police take each member of the household away individually to be questioned, and the remaining children - fourteen year old Michael Crowe and adolescent Shannon Crowe - are taken into protective custody until Cheryl and Stephen can be cleared. The police end up placing much of their focus on the sullen Michael, who they question without counsel and without discussion with his parents. The tone of the police questioning is that they believe Michael did kill his sister, the police lying, harassing and coercing in the process. Under the barrage of questioning, Michael eventually confesses, as do two of his friends, both questioned under the same threatening tone. Cheryl and Stephen, who are finally made aware of the questioning and the confessions...

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Mark Rendall, John Bourgeois, Hannah Lochner, Andre Noble, Rosemary Dunsmore, Karl Pruner, Michael Riley, Anna Mary Wilson, Christopher Behnisch ..
Directed by: Don McBrearty
Release date: 2002-12-02
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Expedition: Bismarck

Expedition: Bismarck

7.4/10 IMDB

James Cameron take several survivors from the German ship and crew, and together use state of the art technology to discover the ship wreck as it is today. Diving in submersibles and using ROV's we get to see the inside of the giant ship from WWII which sits on the bottom of the sea.

Starring: Lance Henriksen, James Cameron, Walter Weintz ..
Directed by: James Cameron, Gary Johnstone
Release date: 2002-12-08
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Sherlock: Case of Evil

Sherlock: Case of Evil

5.8/10 IMDB

Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.

Starring: James D'Arcy, Roger Morlidge, Vincent D'Onofrio, Gabrielle Anwar, Richard E. Grant, Nicholas Gecks, Struan Rodger, Peter-Hugo Daly, Mihai Bisericanu, Sandu Mihai Gruia ..
Directed by: Graham Theakston
Release date: 2002-10-25
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : The Tramp and the Dictator

The Tramp and the Dictator

7.8/10 IMDB

A look at the parallel lives of Charlie Chaplin and Adolf Hitler and how they crossed with the creation of the film “The Great Dictator,” released in 1940.

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Sydney Chaplin, Walter Bernstein, Ray Bradbury, Brigitte Hamann, Al Hirschfeld, Stanley Kauffmann, Sidney Lumet, Nikola Radosevic, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. ..
Directed by: Kevin Brownlow, Michael Kloft
Release date: 2002-02-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star

Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star

7.6/10 IMDB

In this documentary on the life of Joan Crawford, we learn why she should be remembered as the great actress she was, and not only as "mommie dearest." caricature she has become. Friends, fellow actors, directors, and others reminisce about their association with her, and numerous film clips show off her talent from her start in silents to bad science fiction/horror movies at the end of her career.

Starring: Anjelica Huston, Diane Baker, Charles Busch, Ben Cooper, Christina Crawford, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Judy Geeson, Virginia Grey, Sydney Guilaroff, Herbert Kenwith ..
Directed by: Peter Fitzgerald
Release date: 2002-08-01

The Night Before Christmas: A Mouse Tale

5.9/10 IMDB

Animated holiday feature for the entire family, destined to become a classic. Based on the beloved poem by Clement C. Moore, the story begins on Christmas Eve.

Starring: Ron Allen, Donald Brandford, Mari Devon, Kathy Franks, Bruce D. Johnson, R. Martin Klein, Joyce Kurtz, Wendee Lee, Julie Maddalena, Brian Peck ..
Directed by: Michael Sporn
Release date: 2002-01-01
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : L.A. Law: The Movie

L.A. Law: The Movie

5.9/10 IMDB

Starring: Corbin Bernsen, Susan Dey, Larry Drake, Richard Dysart, Jill Eikenberry, Dann Florek, Michele Greene, Harry Hamlin, Alan Rachins, Susan Ruttan ..
Directed by: Michael Schultz
Release date: 2002-05-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Hunter: Return to Justice

Hunter: Return to Justice

6.2/10 IMDB

On enforced leave following a failed drug bust, LAPD Lieutenant Rick Hunter heads to San Diego, where he catches up with former partner Dee Dee McCall. But upon their reunion, Hunter and McCall become embroiled in a terrifying game of cat and mouse that has its roots in Russia.

Starring: Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Sam Hennings, Peter J. Lucas, Frank Grillo ..
Directed by: Bradford May
Release date: 2002-08-31
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : A is for Acid

A is for Acid

7.0/10 IMDB

Dramatisation of the true story of the notorious 'acid bath murderer' John Haigh, who murdered women and disposed of their bodies in vats of acid in the 1940's. He was only caught when the gallstones of one of his victims failed to dissolve in the acid and were detected by the pathologist who examined the residue from the acid bath.

Starring: Martin Clunes, Keeley Hawes, Richard Hope, Celia Imrie, Rowena Cooper, John Flanagan, Terence Beesley, Matyelok Gibbs, Barbara Marten, Geoff Holman ..
Directed by: Harry Bradbeer
Release date: 2002-09-09

The Powerpuff Girls: 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas

7.2/10 IMDB

When Princess Morebucks finds out that she's been put on Santa's naughty list (in fact, she's the only one on it!), she does a quick re-write, resulting with Bubbles, Blossom, and Buttercup with nothing but coal for Christmas! On top of all that, Princess gets the one thing she wants for the holidays: super powers! Now, the girls have to stop Princess and make sure that Christmas is saved for children everywhere.

Starring: Cathy Cavadini, Tara Strong, Elizabeth Daily, Tom Kenny, Tom Kane, Mike Bell, Jeff Bennett, Jennifer Hale ..
Directed by: Lauren Faust, Craig McCracken
Release date: 2002-10-07
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Cleavage


6.1/10 IMDB

"Cleavage" is an uplifting and informative journey to the most eye-catching destination on earth: The space between a woman's breasts. Cleavage is what happens when breasts collide--a merger that at once fascinates, scandalizes, and mesmerizes. Cleavage makes movie & pop stars, enriches surgeons, tempts politicians, and dominates fashion. When breasts are lifted and pushed together, all of society rubbernecks.

Starring: Carmen Electra, Pamela Anderson, Tyra Banks, Erin Brockovich, Angelyne, Jeni Bartiromo, Amy Wallace, Joan Rivers, Nina Rolle ..
Release date: 2002-12-10

The Road from Coorain

7.2/10 IMDB

A young girl comes of age in the Australian bush amid natural disaster and family tragedy.

Starring: Juliet Stevenson, Richard Roxburgh, John Howard, Katherine Slattery, Tim Guinee, Bernard Curry ..
Directed by: Brendan Maher
Release date: 2002-03-03
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Gleason


6.7/10 IMDB

The story begins at the height of Gleason's career. He has it all: women, wealth, and extraordinary power. But he is haunted by memories of his childhood. Gleason spends his formative years entering amateur contests, performing in sleazy night spots. Along the way, he steals gags from the best comics in town and finds love with Genevieve, a dancer whom he marries. But Gleason isn't the ideal husband or even a responsible father as he abandons his family to answer the call of Hollywood. Brash, arrogant, and egotistical, he alienates his directors and the man who discovers him. When he ends up back in New York, Gleason gets one of those rare second chances in the new medium of television, creating some of its most unforgettable characters. But even as Gleason becomes the talk of the tube, his life - ruled by demons of rage, booze, and insecurity - unravels.

Starring: Brad Garrett, Saul Rubinek, Gretchen Egolf, Kristen Dalton, Michael Chieffo, Danny Wells, Mark Camacho, Jason Blicker, Vlasta Vrana, Shawn Lawrence ..
Directed by: Howard Deutch
Release date: 2002-10-13
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Too Young to Be a Dad

Too Young to Be a Dad

6.2/10 IMDB

When 15-year-old Matt Freeman gets his girlfriend, Francesca, pregnant, her family decides to put the unborn baby up for adoption. Matt agrees to the decision, but begins to rethink it. This movie is taken from the father's point of view.

Starring: Paul Dano, Kathy Baker, Katie Stuart, Bruce Davison, Terra Vnesa, Nigel Bennett, Sherry Miller, Shadia Simmons ..
Directed by: Éva Gárdos
Release date: 2002-06-10
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Second String

Second String

5.8/10 IMDB

American football coach Chuck Dichter has worked wonders with the Buffalo Bills, and is even confident to crown his career with a Super Bowl victory, but before the play-offs an oyster food-poisoning wipes out his first team for a month. Dan Heller, an insurance salesman and former college quarterback, who was hired -relactantly, but his wife twisted his arm- just for practice, now has to captain and train a bunch of rookies and old-timers against the hardest adversaries. Dichter decides to sign up triple Super Bowl-winner Tommy Baker in Dan's place...

Starring: Jon Voight, Gil Bellows, Teri Polo, Richard T. Jones, Garcelle Beauvais, George Eads, Charles Malik Whitfield, Lamont Johnson, Ingo Neuhaus, Shawn Woods ..
Directed by: Rob Lieberman
Release date: 2002-12-18

Murder in Greenwich

6.2/10 IMDB

The story of Martha Moxley, a 15-year-old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970s. Her murder went unsolved for 25 years.

Starring: Christopher Meloni, Robert Forster, Toby Moore, Maggie Grace, Jon Foster, Andrew Robertt, Liddy Holloway, Bruce Hopkins, Rose McIver, Sally Martin ..
Directed by: Tom McLoughlin
Release date: 2002-11-15
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Dave Foley's The True Meaning of Christmas Specials

Dave Foley's The True Meaning of Christmas Specials

6.7/10 IMDB

Dave Foley hosts a Christmas Special to convince himself through music, friends, and counsel from the Ghosts, that Christmas retains a special meaning in spite of the trappings of Santa, money and gifts, and Hollywood Star Power.

Starring: Dave Foley, Jann Arden, Joe Flaherty, Dick Dale, Tom Green, Crissy Guerrero, Lisa Hockly, Kevin McDonald, Mike Myers, Jason Priestley ..
Directed by: Dave Foley
Release date: 2002-12-14
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : True West

True West

5.8/10 IMDB

Filmed play about two very different brothers, one a criminal and the other a screen-writing family man who becomes appalled by his wayward brother's relationship with a producer.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Chad Smith, Andrew Alburger, Danielle Kennedy, Rohit Bal, Tony Devon, Hemant Trivedi, Wendell Rodricks ..
Directed by: Gary Halvorson
Release date: 2002-05-28
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Night Flight

Night Flight

7.5/10 IMDB

Night Flight was a powerful drama set in 1943 and the present telling the story of two World War II veterans. Harry Peters piloted a Lancaster bomber at just 20. His now middle-class world is thrown into disarray when former comrade Vic Green lands. A tale of secrets, scandal and corruption based on ghosts as yet not laid to rest.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Edward Woodward, Kenneth Cranham, Barbara Flynn, James Garbutt, Peter Halliday, Gabrielle Hamilton, Evie Garratt, Paul Moriarty, Doyne Bird ..
Directed by: Nicholas Renton
Release date: 2002-02-02
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Skinwalkers


7.2/10 IMDB

Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.

Starring: Adam Beach, Wes Studi, Harrison Lowe, James Dalgam, Saginaw Grant, Nicholas Bartolo, Jon Proudstar, Misty Upham, Drew Lacafa, Sheila Tousey ..
Directed by: Chris Eyre
Release date: 2002-11-02


6.5/10 IMDB

A retelling of the classic Swiss Family Robinson story.

Starring: Liam Cunningham, Brana Bajic, Roger Allam, Jesse Spencer, Neil Newbon, Andrew-Lee Potts, Charlie Lucas, Rided Lardpanna, Jenna Harrison, Emma Pierson ..
Directed by: Charles Beeson
Release date: 2002-01-12
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Woody Allen: A Life in Film

Woody Allen: A Life in Film

7.5/10 IMDB

An account of the life and work of US filmmaker Woody Allen as told by himself.

Starring: Woody Allen ..
Directed by: Richard Schickel
Release date: 2002-05-04
Best Tv Movie Movies of 2002 : Home Alone 4

Home Alone 4

2.6/10 IMDB

Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv Merchants, one of the villains from the first two movies, partners up with a new criminal named Vera to hit Natalie's mansion.

Starring: French Stewart, Erick Avari, Mike Weinberg, Barbara Babcock, Jason Beghe, Clare Carey, Missi Pyle, Joanna Going, Missi Pyle, Gideon Jacobs ..
Directed by: Rod Daniel
Release date: 2002-11-03

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