With Charles Fries Productions (Sorted by US Box Office Ascending)
1. Strange Homecoming (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Action, Thriller
A small-town sheriff is surprised to see his brother show up in town, a man whom he hasn't seen in 20 years--and who has graduated from petty thievery to murder.
2. The Strange and Deadly Occurrence (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A family moves into a new home in an isolated area, and soon realizes that someone--or something--doesn't want them there.
3. Foster and Laurie (1975 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama
The story of two New York City police officers, one white and one black, their ambush and murder by black revolutionaries and the efforts to hunt down and capture their killers.
4. The Hatfields and the McCoys (1975 TV Movie)
74 min | Action, Drama, Western
A retelling of the famous feud between two mountain families, the Hatfields and the McCoys, in rural Kentucky in the late 1800s.
5. Hey, I'm Alive (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 75 min | Adventure, Drama
The story of a young woman and an older man, who were stranded in the Yukon wilderness for 49 days and survived by eating melted snow.
6. Last Hours Before Morning (1975 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama
An ex-cop, now a private detective, investigating a gambler's murder finds that there may be a connection between that crime and the jewel robbery at a beautiful movie star's home.
8. Someone I Touched (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Drama
A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant.
10. Francis Gary Powers: The True Story of the U-2 Spy Incident (1976 TV Movie)
120 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Francis Gary Powers, a U-2 pilot for the C.I.A., who was shot down in his spy plane over Russia, captured, and imprisoned.
12. Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style (1976 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 75 min | Biography, Drama
The story of how jazz great Louis Armstrong got his start playing in Chicago clubs, how he was framed on a drug charge, and his travels throughout Europe, where he first gained worldwide fame.
13. The Million Dollar Rip-Off (1976 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Crime, Drama
An electronics genius, who is an ex-con, and four of his lady friends devise a plot to steal millions of dollars from the Chicago Transit Authority. A detective, who had been keeping tabs ... See full summary »
14. Stalk the Wild Child (1976 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
A young boy who had been abandoned as a child and raised by wild dogs is taken to a university, where a team attempts to teach him civilized behavior.
15. Twin Detectives (1976 TV Movie)
73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two identical twin brothers who own a detective agency hatch a plan to expose a phony group of psychics, but soon find themselves involved in a murder.
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977–1979)
TV-PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
When an extortionist threatens to force a multi-suicide unless a huge ransom is paid, only Peter Parker can stop him with his new powers as Spider-Man.
18. Intimate Strangers (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
The pressures of problems at home and at work are taking a tremendous toll on a middle-aged husband, and he begins to take it out on his wife.
22. The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1977 TV Movie)
G | 210 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The bizarre story behind Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of assassinating U.S. President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, and what might have happened had he been brought to trial.
25. The Word (1978– )
480 min | Drama
A document is discovered that appears to be an ancient eyewitness account of the life of Jesus Christ. A public relations executive is hired to publicize this document as a new version of ... See full summary »
30. Human Feelings (1978 TV Movie)
In a Heaven run like a business by a female God, poor returns from the angels are making God disappointed. She decides to set an example, by destroying Las Vegas with floods and fire. An ... See full summary »
31. The Initiation of Sarah (1978 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority.
32. A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball ... See full summary »
33. Night Cries (1978 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Horror
A young woman whose baby died in childbirth refuses to believe it and has dreams that her child is still alive and in danger. A scientist who is conducting experiments about dreams tries to help her.
34. Spider-Man Strikes Back (1978 TV Movie)
Unrated | 90 min | Action, Family, Fantasy
At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students all the materials they need to create an atomic bomb. While Peter Parker tries to find ... See full summary »
35. The Winds of Kitty Hawk (1978 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
After many years of trying, Orville and Wilbur Wright succeed in making their heavier-than-air aircraft fly, south of Kitty Hawk, on December 17, 1903. They later try to sell their invention to the US government.
36. ...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama
A couple whose son had been diagnosed as intellectually disabled, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is deaf, not intellectually disabled.
37. The House on Garibaldi Street (1979 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
After World War II, many important figures in Hitler's command escaped Germany and Occupied Europe and were rumored to be living in South America. Adolf Eichmann,wanted in connection with ... See full summary »
38. The Martian Chronicles (1980)
360 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
In the 21st century, Earth begins the colonization of Mars. However, things do not go as planned, at first due to the hostile Martian natives and later because of the self-destructive Earthmen.
39. Bogie (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama
This TV movie focuses on the life of actor Humphrey Bogart, particularly the part of his life when his marriage to actress Mayo Methot was breaking up and his relationship with future wife ... See full summary »
40. The Children of An Lac (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Based on the true story of film actress Ina Balin and her efforts with American Red Cross volunteer Betty Tisdale (Shirley Jones) as well as a compassionate Vietnamese woman running a ... See full summary »
41. A Cry for Love (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Divorcee Susan Blakely, with no alimony and two kids to support, begins turning to amphetamines. While at her lowest ebb, she meets an alcoholic and three-time loser in marriage--who, incredibly, turns out to be the ideal man!
42. High Noon, Part II: The Return of Will Kane (1980 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, Western
Former Marshal Will Kane returns to Hadleyville a year after he resigned and finds the town in the grip of a tyrannical Marshal who abuses his power.
45. Bitter Harvest (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned.
46. Leave 'em Laughing (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
Mickey Rooney plays real-life clown Jack Thum. Thum and his wife cared for dozens of unwanted children. When Thum realizes he has terminal cancer, he falls apart and his wife must help him regain his innerstrength and deal with reality.
47. Twirl (1981 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Best friends compete for the title of "Miss Twirl" (similar to a Miss America contest with the primary category of competition being (what else?) twirling!). The real test, however, is ... See full summary »
48. The Ambush Murders (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama
An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.
50. Dempsey (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
True story about Jack Dempsey, one of the most famous professional US boxers who made his name in the 1920's as the world heavyweight champion and media sensation.