Cornwall, 1786, hungry Mary Broad is convicted to death for stealing a lady's picnic but 'mercifully' allowed to join for life first governor Phillip's founding shipload to start a penal colony at Botany bay in New South Wales.
Two estranged brothers, Colin (Sam Neill) and Les (Michael Caton), are at war raising separate flocks of sheep. When Les's prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley but Colin attempts to stealthily outwit the powers that be.
Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together.
"With a lust for power and an appetite for love, the young monarch rules his kingdom as he lives his life - with ruthless abandon. Season one of The Tudors reveals the untold story of the hot-headed tyrant whose affair with Anne Boleyn and obsession with producing a male heir changed the institution of marriage, and the world, forever"--Case-slip.
A spellbinding and inventive retelling of the life, myth, magic and great lost love of the masterful wizard, Merlin, and his relationship with his regal young protege, Arthur. All star cast includes Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Helena Bonham Carter, Isabella Rossellini, John Gielgud, Rutger Hauer, Martin Short and Lena Headey.
The story of MERLIN, one of television's biggest minisereis of all time, continues in this sequel. Merlin returns to Camelot and finds a Kingdom now vulnerable to ill-fates and war. Sam Neill and Miranda Richardson star.
At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Sidney Reilly was a Russian-born British agent who radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for the super spy. From one heart-pulsing mission after another, from stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits...
8) The piano
A young mute woman and her child travel to New Zealand in the 1800s for an arranged marriage to a farmer. After the marriage she meets another man, and the competition for her love begins. Just one of the men realizes that her affections can only be won through her beloved piano.
Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother, seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between...
10) Jurassic Park
This epic film is sheer movie-making magic that was 65 million years in the making. Jurassic Park takes you to an amazing theme park on a remote island where dinosaurs once again roam the earth and five people must battle to survive among the prehistoric predators.
Raised on hip-hop and foster care, defiant city kid Ricky gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving Aunt Bella, the cantankerous Uncle Hec, and dog Tupac. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship Ricky to another home, both he and Hec go on the run in the bush. As a national manhunt ensues, the newly branded outlaws must face their options.
When a prosperous and respected Kansas farmer, his wife, and his two teenage children are brutally slaughtered, Detective Alvin Dewey heads up the case. With no clues, no apparent motives, and no suspects, viewers enter a dark work of excitement penetrating the inner workings of the criminal minds involved. Discover the dramatic conclusion of one of America's most haunting stories in this four part mini-series that is drenched in mystery and massacre....
It's 1939 and Europe teeters on the brink of war. Ten strangers are invited to Indian Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast in southern England. Cut off from the mainland, with their generous hosts Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen mysteriously absent, they are each accused of a terrible crime. As each member of the party starts to die one by one, the survivors realize that one of them is a killer and start to turn on each other.
Despite being born to Afrikaner parents, Sandra faces prejudice from her community due to her dark skin and African features. Torn between her family and the man she loves, Sandra must overcome the racial intolerance of her society in this uplifting true story.
Young owl Soren marvels at his father's epic stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, mythic winged warriors who fought a great battle to save all owl kind from the evil Pure Ones. When he and brother Kludd fall from their treetop home and into the talons of the Pure Ones, it's up to Soren to make a daring escape with the help of other brave owls.