True Movies / True Movies 2 - 03rd December
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12:30 In Defense Of Kids (Film)
Based on a true story. An emotional account of how an encounter with a young runaway lawyer led Ellen Wilcox to come to the defence of abused and neglected juvenilies.
Starring: Bernard Behrens, Khalif Bobatoon, Georg Stanford Brown, Blythe Danner, Beth Ehlers, Tony La Torre. Director: Gene Reynolds.
(Made For TV, 1983, 2 Star)
14:30 Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story (Film)
Based on a true story. What would it be like to suddenly wake up and not know your wife and children? This happened to Walter Gretzky, the world's most famous Hockey Dad.
Starring: Tom McCamus, Victoria Snow, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Matthew Edison, Kristen Holden-Ried, Robert Bockstael. Director: Dean Bennett. (2005, PG, 3 Star)
16:30 Crossed Over (Film)
Based on a true story. The mother of a hit and run victim forms an unlikely friendship with a woman on death row.
Starring: Diane Keaton, Maury Chaykin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Connor Price, Nick Roth, Bruce Beaton. Director: Bobby Roth. (Made For TV, 2002, 12, 2 Star)
18:30 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)
20:30 Savage Messiah (Film)
The disturbing true story of a diabolical cult leader that a small town social worker vowed to bring to justice.
Starring: Dorothy Tutin, Scott B. Anthony, Helen Mirren, Lindsay Kemp, Michael Gough, John Justin. Director: Ken Russell. (1972, 18, 4 Star)
22:30 Cross of Fire (Film)
Ku Klux Klan leader David Stephenson spread the prejudice and hatred that terrorised a nation - until he was brought to trial for his crimes.
Starring: John Heard, Mel Harris, Lloyd Bridges
(Made For TV, 1989, 3 Star)
00:30 Tagged: The Jonathan Wamback Story (Film)
A teenage boy is the victim of bullying that's so severe it leaves him in a coma and fighting for his life. Based on a true story.
Starring: Ron White, Janet-Laine Green, J. Adam Brown, Christopher Jacot, Marnie McPhail, Tyler Hynes. Director: John L'Ecuyer
(Made For TV, 2001, 4 Star)
02:30 When Innocence is Lost (Film)
Having raised her daughter alone, a young woman suddenly finds herself locked in a bitter custody battle with the child's father.
Starring: Keri Russell, Roberta Maxwell, Vince Corazza, Charlotte Sullivan, Barry Flatman, Dave Nichols. Director: Bethany Rooney. (Made For TV, 1997, 12, 3 Star)
04:00 A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes:
The Annette Funicello Story (Film)
Based on a true story. The extraordinary life of a former Mouseketeer and all American sweetheart who was later diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
Starring: Eva LaRue Callahan, Len Cariou, Frank Crudele, Jack Gilardi, David Lipper, Don S. Davis. Director: Bill Corcoran. (Made For TV, 1995, PG, 3 Star)
True Movies 2
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12:00 Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica (Film)
A heated custody battle between her biological and adoptive parents leaves a little girl caught in the crossfire. Based on a true story.
Starring: Michael Ontkean, David Keith, Amanda Plummer, Susan Dey, Anna Ferguson, Quince Camazzola. Director: John Kent Harrison. (Made For TV, 1993, PG, 3 Star)
14:00 The Angel Doll (Film)
Based on a true story. Against the backdrop of 1950s America, a young boy born into poverty will do anything to find his terminally ill sister the perfect Christmas present.
Starring: Keith Carradine, Diane Scarwid, Michael Welch, Cody Newton. Director: Alexander Johnston (2002, PG)
16:00 Marciano (Film)
Tony Lo Bianco packs a punch in the title role of this stirring true story of boxing legend Rocky Marciano, the only heavyweight to remain undefeated during his career.
18:00 The Heart of The Lie (Film)
Was 'Bambi' Bembenek a calculating, cold-blooded killer? Or simply the victim of envy and prejudice?
Starring: Timothy Busfield, Lindsay Frost, John Karlen, Linda Blair, James Sloyan, Kathleen Garrett. Director: Jerry London. (1992, PG, 2 Star)
20:00 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)
22:00 Under the Piano (Film)
Under the Piano is the true story about an autistic child growing up with a bitter mother in the 1940's.
Starring: Amanda Plummer, Megan Follows, James Carroll. Director: Stefan Scaini. (Made For TV, 1995, 15, 2 Star)
00:00 She Said No (Film)
Veronica Hamel and Judd Hirsch star in the true story of a successful career woman's fight for justice after a brutal assault by a predatory attorney.
Starring: Veronica Hamel, Judd Hirsch, Lee Grant, Ray Baker. Director: John Patterson.
(Made For TV, 1990, 12, 2 Star)
02:00 Forbidden (Film)
Based on a true story. Romance blossoms in the most unlikely circumstances, when a German countess falls in love with a young Jewish man during World War II.
Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jürgen Prochnow, Irene Worth, Peter Vaughan, Amanda Cannings, Avis Bunnage. Director: Anthony Page. (1984, PG, 3 Star)
04:15 Sudie and Simpson (Film)
Based on a true story. In a racially charged 1940s town, an unlikely and dangerous friendship develops between a poor black man and a ten year old girl.
Starring: Louis Gossett Jr., Sara Gilbert, John M. Jackson, Frances Fisher, Paige Danahy, Ken Strong. Director: Joan Tewkesbury. (Made For TV, 1990, 12, 4 Star)