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Back to the Future (1985)

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Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Lea Thompson  •  Crispin Glover

Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Lea Thompson  •  Crispin Glover

Ben (1972)

A lonely boy becomes good friends with Ben, a rat. This rat is also the leader of a pack of vicious killer rats, killing lots of people.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Karlson
CAST:  Lee Montgomery  •  Joseph Campanella  •  Arthur O'Connell  •  Rosemary Murphy

A lonely boy becomes good friends with Ben, a rat. This rat is also the leader of a pack of vicious killer rats, killing lots of people.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Karlson
CAST:  Lee Montgomery  •  Joseph Campanella  •  Arthur O'Connell  •  Rosemary Murphy

Cutting Class (1989)

High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following the suspicious death of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rospo Pallenberg
CAST:  Donovan Leitch  •  Jill Schoelen  •  Brad Pitt  •  Roddy McDowall

High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following the suspicious death of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rospo Pallenberg
CAST:  Donovan Leitch  •  Jill Schoelen  •  Brad Pitt  •  Roddy McDowall

Ed Wood (1994)

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The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Martin Landau  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Patricia Arquette

The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Martin Landau  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Patricia Arquette

Good Times (1967)

Sonny and Cher spoof many Hollywood classic movie scenes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Sonny Bono  •  Cher  •  George Sanders  •  Norman Alden

Sonny and Cher spoof many Hollywood classic movie scenes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Sonny Bono  •  Cher  •  George Sanders  •  Norman Alden

The Devil's Brigade (1968)

1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film dramatises the Brigade's first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  William Holden  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Vince Edwards  •  Andrew Prine

1968 American war film about the formation and first mission of the joint Canadian-American WWII special forces winter and mountain unit formally called 1st Special Service Force, but commonly known as “The Devil’s Brigade”. The film dramatises the Brigade's first ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew V. McLaglen
CAST:  William Holden  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Vince Edwards  •  Andrew Prine

The Nutty Professor (1963)

Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him into a suave and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Stella Stevens  •  Del Moore  •  Henry Gibson

Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him into a suave and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Lewis
CAST:  Jerry Lewis  •  Stella Stevens  •  Del Moore  •  Henry Gibson

The Sword in the Stone (1963)

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Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sebastian Cabot  •  Karl Swenson  •  Junius Matthews  •  Norman Alden

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sebastian Cabot  •  Karl Swenson  •  Junius Matthews  •  Norman Alden

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nelson Shin
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Jack Angel  •  Michael Bell  •  Gregg Berger

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nelson Shin
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Jack Angel  •  Michael Bell  •  Gregg Berger

The Wild Angels (1966)

A motorcycle gang arrives in a small town in search of a motorcycle that has been stolen by a rival gang; but, pursued by the police, one of its members is injured, an event that will cause an orgy of violence and destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Corman
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Nancy Sinatra  •  Bruce Dern  •  Diane Ladd

A motorcycle gang arrives in a small town in search of a motorcycle that has been stolen by a rival gang; but, pursued by the police, one of its members is injured, an event that will cause an orgy of violence and destruction.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Corman
CAST:  Peter Fonda  •  Nancy Sinatra  •  Bruce Dern  •  Diane Ladd

They Live (1988)

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Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Roddy Piper  •  Meg Foster  •  Keith David  •  George Buck Flower

Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Carpenter
CAST:  Roddy Piper  •  Meg Foster  •  Keith David  •  George Buck Flower

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had surprised the Americans, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer  •  Toshio Masuda  •  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Martin Balsam  •  Sō Yamamura  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Tatsuya Mihashi

In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had surprised the Americans, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer  •  Toshio Masuda  •  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Martin Balsam  •  Sō Yamamura  •  Joseph Cotten  •  Tatsuya Mihashi

Semi-Tough (1977)

A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Robert Preston

A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Ritchie
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Robert Preston

Killers Three (1968)

America's DJ Dick Clark and Robert Walker Jr. star as two country boys who decide to rob a pile of cash from a bootlegger, assisted by the man's restless wife (Diane Varsi). But the heist doesn't go as planned and takes a tragic turn. The trio of would-be thieves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Kessler
CAST:  Robert Walker Jr.  •  Diane Varsi  •  Dick Clark  •  Merle Haggard

America's DJ Dick Clark and Robert Walker Jr. star as two country boys who decide to rob a pile of cash from a bootlegger, assisted by the man's restless wife (Diane Varsi). But the heist doesn't go as planned and takes a tragic turn. The trio of would-be thieves ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Kessler
CAST:  Robert Walker Jr.  •  Diane Varsi  •  Dick Clark  •  Merle Haggard

Man's Favorite Sport? (1964)

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Roger Willoughby is a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths with Abigail Paige, a sweetly annoying girl who has just badgered his boss into signing Roger up for an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Maria Perschy  •  John McGiver

Roger Willoughby is a renowned fishing expert, who, unbeknownst to his friends, co-workers, or boss, has never cast a line in his life. One day, he crosses paths with Abigail Paige, a sweetly annoying girl who has just badgered his boss into signing Roger up for an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Rock Hudson  •  Paula Prentiss  •  Maria Perschy  •  John McGiver

Portrait of a Mobster (1961)

A vicious hood rises to the top of the rackets in Depression-era New York in this account of the life of Dutch Schultz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Vic Morrow  •  Leslie Parrish  •  Peter Breck  •  Robert McQueeney

A vicious hood rises to the top of the rackets in Depression-era New York in this account of the life of Dutch Schultz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Pevney
CAST:  Vic Morrow  •  Leslie Parrish  •  Peter Breck  •  Robert McQueeney

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)

A disturbed and institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Ben Piazza  •  Lorraine Gary

A disturbed and institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Page
CAST:  Kathleen Quinlan  •  Bibi Andersson  •  Ben Piazza  •  Lorraine Gary

Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (1989)

Honest cop in corrupt 1940s Los Angeles fights against gangsters who are kidnapping and selling women into prostitution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Richard Bradford  •  Charles Haid  •  Ursula Andress

Honest cop in corrupt 1940s Los Angeles fights against gangsters who are kidnapping and selling women into prostitution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Richard Bradford  •  Charles Haid  •  Ursula Andress

Andy (1965)

The story of a mentally handicapped middle-aged man and how he, and his elderly parents who must take care of him, manage to get along in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Tamara Daykarhanova  •  Zvee Scooler  •  Warren Finnerty

The story of a mentally handicapped middle-aged man and how he, and his elderly parents who must take care of him, manage to get along in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard C. Sarafian
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Tamara Daykarhanova  •  Zvee Scooler  •  Warren Finnerty

Terror on the 40th Floor (1974)

A number of business people, keeping the Christmas Eve office party going longer than was originally intended, are beset by a fire that starts in the basement of their office building and creeps up at them from floor to floor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  John Forsythe  •  Joseph Campanella  •  Lynn Carlin  •  Anjanette Comer

A number of business people, keeping the Christmas Eve office party going longer than was originally intended, are beset by a fire that starts in the basement of their office building and creeps up at them from floor to floor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  John Forsythe  •  Joseph Campanella  •  Lynn Carlin  •  Anjanette Comer
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