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Name your 5 titles of movies made for *TV* that you want on DVD.

 
Old 05-09-03, 04:16 PM
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Name your 5 titles of movies, etc. made for *TV* that you want on DVD.

There are so many great movies, concerts and pilots for failed series made for TV, but have not made it to DVD.

Legend: N = Didn't make it to Vhs yet, besides DVD.

1. Goliath Awaits 1981 made for Life Time
2. Fear No Evil 1969 big name cast N
3. Helter Skelter 1976 N
4. The Bermuda Depths 1978 Rankin & Bass
5. Search~starring Burgess Meredith N

What do you want on DVD from a failed or made TV series pilot, Concert or movie made for TV?

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Old 05-09-03, 04:29 PM
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Rich Man, Poor Man.

Never released in any video format.
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Day of the Triffids (1981)
Chiefs (1983)
Harrison Bergeron (1995)
Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)
The Quatermass minis from BBC
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Old 05-09-03, 04:58 PM
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The Thorn Birds
The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years
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North and South Book 1
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Old 05-09-03, 05:17 PM
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The Day After

That's all I can't think of, so I'll add two aired-only-once anniversary shows:

Saturday Night Live 15th Anniversary Special from 1990
Conan O' Brien 5th Anniversary Special from 1998
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Old 05-09-03, 05:18 PM
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The one that immediately leaps to mind is Pursuit (1972), directed by Michael Crichton and based on his book "Binary" (written under the pseudonym "John Lange"). It stars E G Marshall, Ben Gazzara and Martin Sheen and has a Jerry Goldsmith score. AND it's about a terrorist playing a clever and exciting cat-and-mouse game with an agent while his threat is to release a deadly gas into the atmosphere around the Democratic National Convention (or perhaps Republican, I can't recall) being held in California... so it's pretty topical too!

Originally aired on ABC, I have it taped off a late-night broadcast from around 1987.

Anchor Bay, are you listening? You released the Kolchak movies, which were also ABC Television properties...

It's a GREAT movie.
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Old 05-09-03, 05:19 PM
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1. Bang Bang Your Dead - Showtime
2. Carrie - 2002 - Made For TV Release
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Thats All I can think of
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Old 05-09-03, 05:22 PM
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I can only think of one right now

1) Deadly Game - USA Movie with Michael Beck
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Old 05-09-03, 05:41 PM
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no love for Elvis? no John Carpenter collection can be complete without it. Kurt Russell does a great job as the king. so thats all I want.....Elvis!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I'll second
Elvis, Rich Man/Poor Man and Dark Night of the Scarecrow.

Also:

Boys Next Door

Grapes Of Wrath
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Old 05-09-03, 06:48 PM
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I'll third "Elvis". I haven't seen it for about 8 years now. Kurt Russell was amazing as the King.
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Old 05-09-03, 07:26 PM
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1. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1988 - Made-for-television film (originally aired on CBS), starring Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour and Sir Ian McKellen.)

2. 12:01 (1993 - Based on a story by Richard Lupoff (a short filmization of the same story earned an Oscar nomination for 1990), 12:01 centers on a scientific researcher who discovers that the world has become somehow trapped in a strange time warp that causes the same 24-hour period to repeat itself. During the course of that endlessly repeated day, Thompson, the only one who seems to be aware of what's happening, must somehow figure out how to put time back on its normal course and solve the murder of his new lover.)

3. The Day After (1983 - A peaceful Midwestern city attempts to recover after it is destroyed by a nuclear missile strike in this powerful and deeply disturbing testament to the folly of pro-military hawks who believed that annihilation was a justifiable means of attaining power and control. The Day After originally aired on network television. At the end of the broadcast, many stations offered teams of counselors staffing 800 telephone numbers to help distraught viewers calm down.)
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Miami Vice 1 & 2, 1984 and 1985
Kung Fu~The Pilot~1972
Sandcastles~1972
Kojak: The Belarus File~1985
The Promise~1978
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Originally posted by RobCA
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2. 12:01...
Yes! The first movie I thought of when seeing this topic.

I do have the laserdisc though.
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Dark Night of the Scarecrow
KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park
Don't Go To Sleep
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Originally posted by Iron_Giant
1. The Scarlet Pimpernel
Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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