A washed up prize fighter climbs back into the ring one more time to keep custody of his devoted son and to prove he still has what it takes. A real tear jerker.
Roots: The Next Generations: : -- The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.
In 1865 the United States' Civil War and slavery end, but Alex Haley's family history continues. A new chapter begins for the descendants of Kunta Kinte and their quest for full freedom.
Grizzled former professional baseball player Morris Buttermaker (Billy Bob Thornton) is recruited by a strait-laced lawyer (Marcia Gay Harden) to coach the Bears, a woefully inept Little League team. He's got to find a way to drive this gang of 12 misfits to a championship against their hated rivals: the Yankees and their overbearing coach (Greg Kinnear). From the director that brought you School of Rock working with the writing team behind Bad Santa comes a hilarious 2005 homage to an irreverent 1976 comedy: Bad News Bears.
Jon Voight plays Billy Flynn, an ex-champion boxer who was KO'd by booze and gambling. When the wealthy, estranged mother of Flynn's young son begins trying to lure the boy away from him, Flynn must return to the ring to provide for his child.
Jon,Faye Dunaway and Ricky Schroeder star in this poignant story about a one-time boxing champ who is forced to return to the ring in order to maintain custody of his 8-year-old son.
Alex Haley (JAMES EARL JONES) is now a successful magazine writer; his latest assignment: an interview with Malcolm X.
Alex Haley (DAMON EVANS) joins the Coast Guard after leaving college. He meets and marries Nan Branch (DEBBIE ALLEN) before being sent to the South Pacific during WW II.
12-year-old Alex Haley (CHRISTOFF ST. JOHN) learns his family history from grandfather Will Palmer (STAN SHAW).
Simon Haley (DORIAN HAREWOOD) spends World War I with the 92nd Infantry, Colored, in France. On his return to the States, Simon and his buddies Doxey (CHARLES WELDON) and Haywood (BERNIE CASEY) are greeted by a lynch mob in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Seventeen years later: Will Palmer (STAN SHAW) prospers as the owner of the lumber company.
Tom Harvey's daughter, Cynthia (BEVER-LEIGH BANFIELD) falls in love with Will Palmer (STAN SHAW) a railroad worker who soon lands a job at the lumber company.
Tom Harvey (GEORG STANFORD BROWN) assumes the leadership of the black community in Henning, Tennessee from his aging father, Chicken George (AVON LONG).
Wonder Woman helps a Texas rancher stop a ring of cattle rustlers working for the Nazis.
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