True Movies / True Movies 2 - 29th November
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06:30 Untamed Love (Film)
Based on a true story. She savagely attacks other children, but is six year old Caitlin a menace to society, or just another of its victims? A very special teacher is required to help her!
Starring: Cathy Lee Crosby, John Getz, Gary Frank, Jaime Gomez, Mel Winkler, Richard Fancy Director: Paul Aaron (Made For TV, 1994, 12, 3 Star)
08:30 Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (Film)
The chilling story of cult leader Ervil LeBaron, who saw himself as the prophet of God, turned children into assassins and ordered the death of his own daughter. Then one man set out to end his reign of terror.
Starring: Brian Dennehy, William Devane, Tracey Needham, Dee Wallace, Danny Cooksey, Brian Reddy
Director: Jud Taylor (Made For TV, 1993, 15, 3 Star)
10:30 Sleeping Dogs Lie (Film)
Based on a true story. In 1919, theatrical impresario Ambrose Small sold his business for a fortune and vanished without a trace. But who - if anyone - was responsible for his disappearance?
Starring: Wendy Crewson, Michael Murphy, Shannon Lawson, Cedric Smith, Leon Pownall, Art Hindle
12:30 She Woke Up Pregnant (Film)
Based on a true story. When she went to the dentist for a routine operation, she never expected to wake up pregnant. Based on a true story.
Starring: Michele Greene, William R. Moses, Lynda Carter, Theresa Saldana, Joe Penny Director: James A. Contner (Made For TV, 1996, PG, 3 Star)
14:30 The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story (Film)
Ted Kennedy himself puts in an appearance in the true story of his young son's courageous battle with a rare form of cancer.
Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Susan Blakely, Kimber Shoop, Michael Shannon, Erin Dougherty, Chris Connolly Director: Delbert Mann (1986, 2 Star)
16:30 Breaker Morant (Film)
Based on a true story. Three Boer War officers are accused of killing prisoners of war. But are they murderers or were they just following orders?
Starring: Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Terence Donovan Director: Bruce Beresford (1979, 12, 4 Star)
18:30 Thornwell (Film)
Based on a true story. US soldier James Thornwell was one of his own Army's victims: he was used for macabre drug experimentation. It took 16 years to reveal the truth behind his suffering.
Starring: Glynn Turman, Vincent Gardenia, Craig Wasson, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Michael Alldredge, Todd Susman Director: Harry Moses (Made For TV, 1981, U, 3 Star)
20:30 Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story (Film)
The true story of Priscilla Sayers, one of the survivors of the Oklahoma bombing, which charts both her rescue and bravery required for her mental and physical recovery.
Starring: Kathy Baker, Roy Baker, Eric Johnson, Kyla Anderson, Ray Baker, Patrick Cassidy Director: John Korty (Made For TV, 1998, 2 Star)
22:30 Stolen Babies (Film)
Mary Tyler Moore and Lea Thompson star in the true story of a seemingly respectable Tenessee orphanage that harboured a terrible secret.
Starring: Lea Thompson, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Nell Santacroce, Mary Tyler Moore, Brett Rice, Tom Nowicki
Director: Eric Laneuville (Made For TV, 1993, PG, 3 Star)
00:30 Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders (Film)
Two brothers conspire to murder their parents... but did they do it for their money, or were they really the victims of a lifetime of abuse?
Starring: James Farentino, Jill Clayburgh, Billy Warlock, David Berón, John Beck, Michael Paul Chan Director: Paul Schneider (Made For TV, 1994, 3 Star)
02:30 Murder of Innocence (Film)
A critically acclaimed drama, charting a woman's descent into a frightening and murderous insanity, as her family tragically denies any claims of mental illness.
Starring: Valerie Bertinelli, Stephen Caffrey, Graham Beckel, Jerry Hardin, Millie Perkins, Justin Whalin Director: Tom McLoughlin (Made For TV, 1993, 18, 3 Star)
04:00 Kissinger and Nixon (Film)
Are the attempts to bring an end to the Vietnam War being made to further peace, or personal ambition? Ron Silver and Beau Bridges star in this true story as Kissinger and Nixon.
Starring: Ron Silver, Beau Bridges, Ron White, George Takei, Kenneth Welsh, Tony Rosato Director: Daniel Petrie (Made For TV, 1995, PG, 3 Star)
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06:00 Prison of Secrets (Film)
The true story of a young mother who is sent to jail is forced into prostitution by the unscrupulous prison guards.
Starring: Stephanie Zimbalist, Finola Hughes, Gary Frank, Rusty Schwimmer, Kimberly Russell, Tasia Valenza Director: Fred Gerber (Made For TV, 1996, 18, 3 Star)
08:00 Doing Life (Film)
Based on a true story. Tony Danza stars as a career criminal who becomes a self taught criminal lawyer in order to save himself from the electric chair.
Starring: Tony Danza, Charles W. Gray, Dan Lauria, Jon DeVries, Lisa Langlois, Alvin Epstein Director: Gene Reynolds (Made For TV, 1986, PG, 3 Star)
10:00 Death of An Angel (Film)
Based on a true story. A newly ordained minister finds her faith tested to its limits when her daughter disappears and a charismatic figure enters her life.
Starring: Bonnie Bedelia, Alex Colon, Nick Mancuso, Abel Franco, Irma García, Leonard Lewis Director: Petru Popescu (1985, 12, 3 Star)
12:00 Guilty Hearts (Film)
A woman is murdered when she learns of an affair her husband has been conducting with a woman they met at church.
Starring: Treat Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Gary Basaraba, Olympia Dukakis, Rebecca Jenkins, Peter MacNeill Director: Marcus Cole (2002, 12, 3 Star)
16:00 Courting Justice (Film)
Based on a true story. Patty Duke stars as a woman who represents herself in court when she receives a derisory divorce settlement.
Starring: Patty Duke, Donnelly Rhodes, Linda Dano, Art Hindle, Megan Leitch, Brenda Robins Director: Eric Till
(Made For TV, 1995, 2 Star)
18:00 Her Desperate Choice (Film)
Based on a true story. A mother is convinced that her ex husband has molested their daughter - but when a court order gives them joint custody she goes into hiding, taking their daughter with her.
Starring: Faith Ford, Kyle Secor, Hanna R. Hall, Nigel Bennett, Lynne Cormack, Mimi Kuzyk Director: Michael Scott (Made For TV, 1996, PG, 3 Star)
20:00 Visions of Terror (Film)
Based on a true story. When a San Francisco policeman is murdered, a psychic woman experiences mental flashes that may solve the case.
Starring: Barbara Eden, Ted Marcoux, Missy Crider, Joan Pringle, Steven Anthony Jones, David Marciano
Director: Sam Pillsbury (Made For TV, 1994, PG, 2 Star)
22:00 Golden Will: The Silken Laumann Story (Film)
Based on the true story of Silken Laumann, whose dreams of winning gold at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona were shattered after an accident during a training session.
Starring: Nancy Anne Sakovich, Dylan Neal, Cedric Smith, Susan Hogan, Eugene Robert Glazer, Amanda Tapping Director: Eric Till (Made For TV, 1996, 2 Star)
00:00 The Matthew Shepard Story (Film)
Based on a true story. Stockard Channing and Sam Waterston star as a couple who are forced to deal with the senseless loss of their son to a hate crime.
Starring: Stockard Channing, Shane Meier, Sam Waterston, Kristen Thomson, Joseph Ziegler, Yani Gellman Director: Roger Spottiswoode (Made For TV, 2002, 3 Star)
02:00 The Rape of Richard Beck (Film)
Movie of the Day: Richard Crenna stars as a macho cop who struggles to overcome the shame and degradation he feels when he becomes the victim of sexual assault.
Starring: Richard Crenna, Meredith Baxter, Pat Hingle, Frances Lee McCain, Cotter Smith, Joanna Kerns Director: Karen Arthur (Made For TV, 1985, 18, 3 Star)
03:30 Just Ask My Children (Film)
Their only crime was to speak out in support of their friends - but what happened to Brenda and Scott Kniffen as a result of this seemingly innocent action almost defies belief. This is the story of a fight for justice that shocked an entire nation.
Starring: Virginia Madsen, Jeffrey Nordling, Graham Beckel, Robert Joy, Gregory Smith, Barbara Tarbuck Director: Arvin Brown (Made For TV, 2001, 18, 4 Star)