Hallmark Hall of Fame Movies

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Animal Farm
2000-01 - Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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Led by the pigs, the four-legged ones revolt against their human masters, and attempt to create a utopian society. However, some of the animals soon realize their new regime is just as brutal and corrupt as the human one in this magnificent adaptation featuring the magic of Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
2010-04 - Hallmark
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In the early days of World War II, Polish Catholic social worker Irena Sendler devises a daring plan: Disguised as nurses, she and colleagues gain access to the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw and smuggle some 2,500 Jewish children to safety. …More

Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler Ellen Foster
By Harrison, John Kent
1997- Hallmark
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Having suffered abuse and misfortune for most of her life, a young girl searches for a better life and finally finds it in the home of a loving woman with several foster children.

Frank Herbert's the Children of Dune Frank Herbert's the Children of Dune
2004-05 - Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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Twelve years afte the events in Frank Herbert's Dune, Maud'Dib--Arrakis emperor Paul Atreides--has become the unintended figurehead of a violent dictatorship, and his enemies are multiplying. Vanishing into the desert, he waits as destiny shapes his twin heirs Leto II and Ghanima, who must contend with their scheming aunt Alia while Princess Wensicia, of the enemy House Corrino, plots her own attack on Maud'Dib's familial empire.

Gideon's Trumpet
2007-08 - Acorn Media Publishing
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Florida convict Clarence Earl Gideon and lawyer Abe Fortas turn his case into a 1963 Supreme Court landmark. …More

A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story
2002-05 - Showtime Entertainment
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Daniel is 15 years old and has a passion for football, with hopes for a college football scholarship. Raised by his grandmother since he was four, he is very close to her. Then he must make a life-altering decision, sacrificing one of his loves. …More

Hidden in America Gulliver's Travels 
1995 - Platinum Disc Corportation
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The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home.

Hidden in America Hidden in America
2004-10 - Platinum Disc Corportation
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A kindly doctor tries to help a downsized assembly-line worker and his starving children. …More

Lonesome Dove Lonesome Dove
2002-04 - Lionsgate
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Larry McMurtry's novel comes to the screen as a six-hour epic with a cast of legendary performers led by Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones. Texas Rangers Augustus McCrae and Woodrow F. Call saddle up for the cattle drive to end all cattle drives: a 2,500-mile journey from the Rio Grande to Montana.

My Name Is Bill W DVD My Name Is Bill W 
2011-11 - Warner Home Video
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Businessman Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith meet in 1935 and found Alcoholics Anonymous. …More

My Sister's Keeper My Sister's Keeper
2007-05 - Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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Christine, a woman with schizophrenia, longs for independence but must rely on others for support. When their mother dies, her sister Judy becomes responsible for Christine's care.

The Note

The Note
2011-01 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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Following a tragic plane crash, newspaper columnist Peyton MacGruder discovers a note that was from one of the passengers onboard. She sets on a quest to find the person for whom it was intended, and discovers the life it will change is her own.

The Note

The Note III
2011-01 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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After a tragic plane crash, a local journalist discovers a note that she believes was written by one of the passengers. She seeks the note's intended recipient, but the journey is more revealing of her own past.

O Pioneers! O Pioneers!
2003-04 - Hallmark
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Academy Award-winning actress Jessica Lange heads an extraordinary cast in this breathtaking adaptation of Willa Cather's turn-of-the-century epic saga of settlers carving a home from the wilderness and finding the dreams of a lifetime. …More

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving
2010-09 - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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Things are so bad for recently widowed farmer Mary Bassett and her three children that this Thanksgiving they may not even be able to afford a turkey for their dinner. Suddenly, Mary's wealthy and estranged mother Isabella comes for a visit.


A Painted House A Painted House
2005-08 - Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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10-year-old Luke lives with his parents and grandparents in Arkansas during the Korean War. To pick the cotton in their fields, they must hire "hill people" and Mexicans. Hank is a "hill person" who doesn't take kindly to people looking down on him …More

A Painted House Piano Lesson 
1995 - Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family caught between their heritage and a dream for the future. The Charles family clashes over the fate of a magnificent, carved piano that carries their family's story from their days as slaves. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano to buy a farm--the same fields their family worked as slaves. But his sister, Berniece, refuses to part with it.

Promise Promise
2012-09 - Warner Bros. Digital Dist
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Bob, a feckless bachelor, promised his mother that at her death he would care for his schizophrenic younger brother D.J. but he becomes apprehensive when the time comes. Facing up to his responsibility, Bob tries his best, but his set ways and D.J.'s erratic behavior mix like oil and water. Giving his promise one last shot, Bob takes D.J. on a fishing trip to the secluded lake where they vacationed as children. Here, the rush of memories transforms both men.


The Reading Room The Reading Room
2012-07 - Gaiam Americas
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Fulfilling his beloved wife's dying wish, a man restores an abandoned building they own into a reading room for a depressed community notorious for its ineffectual high school and street gangs. He is determined to give them a sense of self-respect.


The Reading Room Rose Hill
1997 Gaiam Americas
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The film portrays Mary Rose, a beautiful young woman who feels restricted by her overly protective adoptive brothers. Later, Mary Rose searches for her real family and must make the most important decision of her young life--to find where her true home really lies.

Sarah Plain and Tall: The DVD Collection Sarah Plain and Tall
1999-01 - Artisan Home Ent.
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A mail-order bride from Maine travels to Kansas in 1910 to join a widower, John Witting, and his two children.



The Shell Seekers
1989  - Genius Products
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An Englishwoman reviews her life with her adult children in mind. From the Rosamunde Pilcher novel. …More