|Coma 1978 PG, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Michael Crichton
Cast: Genevieve Bujold, Michael Douglas, Elizabeth Ashley, Rip Torn, Richard Widmark, Lois Chiles, Hari Rhodes, Tom Selleck, Ed Harris, Charles Siebert, Gary Barton, Frank Downing, Richard Doyle, Alan Haufrect, Lance LeGault
This suspenseful tale, first presented in Robin Cook's novel, explores the possibilities of scientists gone berserk. In this case, when too many patients reach a comatose state during surgery, Dr. Susan Wheeler (Genevieve Bujold) is concerned and investigates. Despite the fact that Dr. Harris (Richard Widmark), Dr. George (Rip Torn), and Susan's boyfriend Dr. Mark Bellows (Michael Douglas) object, Susan digs through the files. Clues lead to the discovery of illegal medical experiments at the Jefferson Institute involving the selling of organs to wealthy patients who need transplants.
|Eve of Destruction 1991 R, 100 min.|
Director: Duncan Gibbins
Cast: Gregory Hines, Renee Soutendijk, Michael Greene, Kurt Fuller, John M. Jackson, Loren Haynes, Nelson Mashita, Alan Haufrect, Maryedith Burrell, Kevin McCarthy, Greg Collins, Nancy Locke
Eve (Renee Soutendijk), the head of a top-secret government project, creates a robot modeled after herself that has strong emotional feelings (lacking in Eve) and is equipped with a nuclear bomb. During testing the robot is damaged in a bank robbery and goes on a rampage causing destruction throughout the city. Oh, yes, the bomb is also activated.
|Footloose 1984 PG, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Chris Penn, Lori Singer, Sarah Jessica Parker, John Laughlin, Frances Lee McCain, Timothy Scott, Elizabeth Gorcey, Jim Youngs, Douglas Dirkson, Lynne Marta, Arthur Rosenberg, Alan Haufrect
This teenage musical is about Ren (Kevin Bacon) whose parents move from Chicago to a town where music and dancing are barred. His love interest is Lori (Dianne Wiest) who is the daughter of Reverend Shaw Moore (John Lithgow) who supports the ban, and that results in a confrontation between Ren and The Reverend. The town council also becomes involved when Ren leads the town's teenagers in a revolt against laws abolishing rock & roll and dancing.
|Kiss Me Goodbye 1982 PG, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Robert Mulligan
Cast: Sally Field, James Caan, Jeff Bridges, Claire Trevor, Paul Dooley, Mildred Natwick, Dorothy Fielding, William Prince, Maryedith Burrell, Alan Haufrect, Stephen Elliott, Michael Ensign, Edith Fields, Lee Weaver, Gene Castle
Kay Villano (Sally Field) is about to remarry and moves back to her old home in Manhattan. Problems arise when her deceased husband, Jolly (James Caan), a Broadway choreographer in his past life, haunts the house. Jolly does not want Kay to forget him and tries to prevent the new marriage.
|1. Coma (1978)|
2. Eve of Destruction (1991)
3. Footloose (1984)
4. Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
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