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Made-For-TV Movies on DVD

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#1 of 10 OFFLINE   Jon Baker

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Posted June 03 2006 - 02:58 AM

So many I remember from the 70's I'd love to own on DVD - "Bad Ronald", "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark", "Cage Without a Key", "Dawn, Portrait of a Teenage Runaway", "When Michael Calls", "Hey, I'm Alive".

I know quite a few have been released - "Gargoyles", "Born Innocent", "Trilogy of Terror". This needs to continue.

I'm surprised "Rich Man, Poor Man" hasn't hit DVD yet.

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#2 of 10 OFFLINE   Michael Alden

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Posted June 03 2006 - 03:10 AM

I loved ABC Movie of the Week but no, I don't remember that theme or it being on Fridays. Here's the theme that I remember so well:


#3 of 10 OFFLINE   Claude North

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Posted June 03 2006 - 03:25 AM

"When Michael Calls" was released on DVD. However, it was retitled "Shattered Silence" and the picture quality is quite poor. Netflix carries it.

#4 of 10 OFFLINE   HenryDuBrow



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Posted June 03 2006 - 03:53 AM

I'd love to see the TV movies "The Screaming Woman" (1972), "The Chill Factor" (aka "A Cold Night's Death"/1973), "Amber Waves" (1980), and "Don't Go To Sleep" (1982) on DVD.

#5 of 10 OFFLINE   Jeffrey Nelson

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Posted June 03 2006 - 05:27 AM

WOW. I totally remember the Friday Night Movie schtick. Don't remember the Movie Of The Week clip. Thanks for posting those!!!

#6 of 10 OFFLINE   Mark Talmadge

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Posted June 03 2006 - 05:42 AM

I'd love to see some of the disaster movies they made; The Fire Next Time, Ice, Fire on the Mountain ... there were several made that haven't been released to DVD.

#7 of 10 OFFLINE   Jon Hertzberg

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Posted June 05 2006 - 09:41 AM

Take a look at this thread for more discussion on made-for-tv films:
Most Wanted Telefilms

#8 of 10 OFFLINE   Pete Battista

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Posted June 05 2006 - 09:17 PM

I just ordered a couple made for TV Movies free at Columbia House (Funcash). One I never heard of...

Bay Cove (1987)
(A.K.A. - Bay Coven, Eye of the Demon, Strangers in Town, The Devil of Bay Cove)
Pamela Sue Martin (Nancy Drew)
Tim Matheson
Woody Harrelson
When a couple moves to the quiet and peaceful community of Bay Cove, they welcome the town’s centuries old charm. But something dark lurks in the shadows. They discover the townsfolk are member’s of a deadly witch’s coven and are awaiting the reincarnation of their leader!

And I also ordered a TV Show Reunion Movie...

Get Smart Again (1989)
Don Adams
Barbara Feldon
Bernie Kopell
The sinister forces of KAOS, the international agency of dastardly foes, have stolen the free world’s number one secret weapon, an incredible weather-altering machine! There is only one man who can help the world now, and he is primed once again to do battle!

I don't remember ever watching either of these back in the lat 80's so it will be interesting to check out. Posted Image

#9 of 10 OFFLINE   HenryDuBrow



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Posted June 06 2006 - 12:28 AM

Actually, it's out on R2 in the UK (released in 2002), and in Scandinavia:

#10 of 10 OFFLINE   Jeff Willis

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Posted June 06 2006 - 01:21 AM

Yep, RMPM has been out in R2 since '03. Be aware that the xfr quality isn't too good on this set.

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