1 – 10 of 10 movies
Born in London as Mary O'Brien in 1939, Springfield became the finest white soul singer of her era, scoring such hits as "I Only Want to Be With You" and "I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself." In 1969, Springfield released what is widely considered her masterpiece, "Dusty in Memphis," an album that yielded the classic "Son of a Preacher Man" but was a commercial failure. The singer battled substance abuse and a decline in artistic fortunes that ended only when she dueted with the Pet Shop Boys for 1990's "What Have I Done to Deserve This?" She died in 1999 at age 59 after a long battle with cancer.
Despite having no tennis background, Richard Williams overcomes tremendous hardship, skepticism and his own troubled past to raise two of tennis' greatest players, Serena and Venus Williams.
An intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. In the 1970s and 80s, Tammy Faye and her husband, Jim Bakker, rose from humble beginnings to create the world’s largest religious broadcasting network and theme park, and were revered for their message of love, acceptance and prosperity. Tammy Faye was legendary for her indelible eyelashes, her idiosyncratic singing, and her eagerness to embrace people from all walks of life. However, it wasn’t long before financial improprieties, scheming rivals, and scandal toppled their carefully constructed empire.
Location: US - North Carolina
During the last days before he dies of a heart attack at age 50, Errol Flynn continues his relationship with 17 year-old Beverly Aadland, an actress who he seduced when she was only 15 years-old and eventually grew to love the Adventures of Robin Hood star. Her mother wanted to be a star herself but ends up living vicariously through her daughter.
The film follows the efforts of Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful Washington lawyer put in charge of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (also known as the 9/11 Fund), who, in almost three years of pro bono work on the case, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy and politics associated with administering government funds. In doing so, he discovers what life is worth.
French actor Herve Villechaize, a fascinating man, tries to fit into the world. The actor from such shows as "Fantasy Island" later commits suicide.
Master P changed the music game in the 90's with an eighty-twenty distribution deal with Priority records, the first of its kind. Selling over one hundred million records independently, making No Limit one of the most successful Hip Hop labels to date.
Follows Ruth Harkness, a 1930s New York socialite who unexpectedly takes over her late husband's expedition and becomes the first person ever to bring a live giant panda out of China and to the world's attention.
Tells the experiences of adventurer Jack Black in the hobo underworld, freight-hopping around the Western U.S. and Canada while he explores the topics of crime, addiction, criminal justice and human folly from various viewpoints.