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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Axel heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin—and the chase is on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Jürgen Prochnow

Axel heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin—and the chase is on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Judge Reinhold  •  John Ashton  •  Jürgen Prochnow

Blazing Saddles (1974)

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A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cleavon Little  •  Gene Wilder  •  Mel Brooks  •  Madeline Kahn

Boogie Nights (1997)

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Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Burt Reynolds  •  John C. Reilly  •  Julianne Moore

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Burt Reynolds  •  John C. Reilly  •  Julianne Moore

Down and Dirty Duck (1974)

Willard, a mild mannered insurance adjuster, teams up with a foul-mouthed fowl who takes Willard on a surreal quest to become less uptight - and possibly get laid in the process.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Swenson
CAST:  Howard Kaylan  •  Mark Volman  •  Robert Ridgely  •  Cynthia Adler

Willard, a mild mannered insurance adjuster, teams up with a foul-mouthed fowl who takes Willard on a surreal quest to become less uptight - and possibly get laid in the process.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Swenson
CAST:  Howard Kaylan  •  Mark Volman  •  Robert Ridgely  •  Cynthia Adler

Fire Down Below (1997)

When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, EPA undercover agent Jack Taggart is sent in—posing as a handyman working with a Christian relief agency—to determine what happened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Félix Enríquez Alcalá
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Marg Helgenberger  •  Stephen Lang  •  Brad Hunt

When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, EPA undercover agent Jack Taggart is sent in—posing as a handyman working with a Christian relief agency—to determine what happened.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Félix Enríquez Alcalá
CAST:  Steven Seagal  •  Marg Helgenberger  •  Stephen Lang  •  Brad Hunt

Hard Eight (1997)

A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Philip Baker Hall  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  John C. Reilly  •  Samuel L. Jackson

A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Philip Baker Hall  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  John C. Reilly  •  Samuel L. Jackson

Melvin and Howard (1980)

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Elizabeth Cheshire  •  Mary Steenburgen

The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jason Robards  •  Paul Le Mat  •  Elizabeth Cheshire  •  Mary Steenburgen

Multiplicity (1996)

Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who offers Doug a rather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Harris Yulin  •  Eugene Levy

Construction worker Doug Kinney finds that the pressures of his working life, combined with his duties to his wife Laura and daughter Jennifer leaves him with little time for himself. However, he is approached by geneticist Dr. Owen Leeds, who offers Doug a rather ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Harris Yulin  •  Eugene Levy

Philadelphia (1993)

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Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Roberta Maxwell  •  Buzz Kilman  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Jason Robards

Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Roberta Maxwell  •  Buzz Kilman  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Jason Robards

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cary Elwes  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Roger Rees  •  Dave Chappelle

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cary Elwes  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Roger Rees  •  Dave Chappelle

Something Wild (1986)

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Ray Liotta  •  Margaret Colin

A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Melanie Griffith  •  Ray Liotta  •  Margaret Colin

That Thing You Do! (1996)

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hanks
CAST:  Tom Everett Scott  •  Liv Tyler  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Steve Zahn

A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hanks
CAST:  Tom Everett Scott  •  Liv Tyler  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Steve Zahn

The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)

Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Taylor
CAST:  Skip Hinnant  •  Reva Rose  •  Bob Holt  •  Robert Ridgely

Fritz, now married and with a son, is desperate to escape from the domestic hell he now finds himself in. Lighting up a joint, he begins to dream about his eight other lives, hoping to find one that will provide a pleasant distraction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Taylor
CAST:  Skip Hinnant  •  Reva Rose  •  Bob Holt  •  Robert Ridgely

The Ref (1994)

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at gunpoint. The gunman is Gus, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns

Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at gunpoint. The gunman is Gus, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Demme
CAST:  Denis Leary  •  Judy Davis  •  Kevin Spacey  •  Glynis Johns

Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)

Laura Mars is a renowned New York City fashion photographer who features sensual and violent images in her controversial work. Suddenly, Laura gains the ability to see visions from a serial killer's perspective -- and it happens to be her friends and associates ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Brad Dourif  •  René Auberjonois

Laura Mars is a renowned New York City fashion photographer who features sensual and violent images in her controversial work. Suddenly, Laura gains the ability to see visions from a serial killer's perspective -- and it happens to be her friends and associates ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Faye Dunaway  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Brad Dourif  •  René Auberjonois

Life Stinks (1991)

A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Michael Ensign

A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Michael Ensign

The Dirk Diggler Story (1988)

The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Michael Stein  •  Robert Ridgely  •  Eddie Delcore  •  Rusty Schwimmer

The rise and fall of Dirk Diggler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Michael Stein  •  Robert Ridgely  •  Eddie Delcore  •  Rusty Schwimmer

Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story (1982)

The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jackie Cooper
CAST:  Sondra Locke  •  Tony Orlando  •  Penelope Milford  •  John Karlen

The story of singer Rosemary Clooney's rise to fame, her marriage to Jose Ferrer, and her nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jackie Cooper
CAST:  Sondra Locke  •  Tony Orlando  •  Penelope Milford  •  John Karlen

Chrome and Hot Leather (1971)

A Green Beret returns home from the Vietnam war to find that a gang of murderous bikers has killed his fiancee. He calls on several of his Green Beret buddies to come and help him take revenge on the gang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Frost
CAST:  William Smith  •  Tony Young  •  Michael Haynes  •  Peter Brown

A Green Beret returns home from the Vietnam war to find that a gang of murderous bikers has killed his fiancee. He calls on several of his Green Beret buddies to come and help him take revenge on the gang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Frost
CAST:  William Smith  •  Tony Young  •  Michael Haynes  •  Peter Brown

Daisy-Head Mayzie (1995)

Daisy-Head Mayzie wakes up one morning to find a daisy has sprouted from the top of her head. Facing her classmates' taunts and her parents' dismay, Mayzie triumphs at last with the hard-won knowledge that love is more important than fame!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Collingwood
CAST:  Francesca Marie Smith  •  Henry Gibson  •  Tim Curry  •  George Hearn

Daisy-Head Mayzie wakes up one morning to find a daisy has sprouted from the top of her head. Facing her classmates' taunts and her parents' dismay, Mayzie triumphs at last with the hard-won knowledge that love is more important than fame!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Collingwood
CAST:  Francesca Marie Smith  •  Henry Gibson  •  Tim Curry  •  George Hearn
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