|The Cemetery Club 1993 PG-13, 106 min.|
Director: Bill Duke
Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Olympia Dukakis, Diane Ladd, Danny Aiello, Lainie Kazan, Jeff Howell, Christina Ricci, Bernie Casey, Alan Manson, Robert Costanzo
Ellen Burstyn, Olympia Dukakis, and Diane Ladd play widows who are facing old age together. Problems develop when Esther (Ellen Burstyn) is courted by a widower (Danny Aiello); however, they learn the importance of their friendship and face the future resolutely.
|Charles and Diana: Unappily Ever After 1992 TV, 95 min.|
Director: John Power
Cast: Catherine Oxenberg, Roger Rees, Benedict Taylor, Tracy Brabin, Amanda Walker, David Quilter, Jane How, Gladys Crosbie, Patrick Pearson, Alan Manson
This made-for-TV film is a biographical account of the world-famous royal couple, Prince Charles (Roger Rees) and Princess Diana (Catherine Oxenberg), whose tumultuous relationship ended in divorce.
|Let's Scare Jessica to Death 1971 PG, 89 min.|
Genre: Horror / Mystery / Thriller
Director: John D. Hancock
Cast: Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Kevin O'Connor, Gretchen Corbett, Alan Manson, Mariclare Costello
Jessica (Zohra Lampert) tries to recuperate following her release from a mental hospital and moves to a New England farmhouse with her husband Duncan (Barton Heyman) and friend Woody (Kevin O'Connor). They find a weird woman, Emily (Mariclare Costello), at the farmhouse, and now Jessica begins hearing and seeing strange things. Is Emily a vampire? Or, is Jessica suffering another mental breakdown?
|Montana 1998 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Comedy
Director: Jennifer Leitzes
Cast: Kyra Sedgwick, Stanley Tucci, Robin Tunney, Robbie Coltrane, John Ritter, Ethan Embry, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mark Boone Junior, Jerry Grayson, Paul Calderon, Ajay Naidu, Karl Geary, Richard Zobel, Alan Manson, Raynor Scheine
In this double-crossing hit man story, the "heroine," Claire (Kyra Sedgwick), is sent off by her gangster boss (Robbie Coltrane) to track-down his runaway girlfriend, Kitty (Robin Tunney). Along on the mission are Claire's terminally ill hit man lover Nick (Stanley Tucci) and the boss' son, Jimmy (Ethan Embry). But, when Claire kills Jimmy during a rape attempt, the tables are turned, and Claire becomes the foil when the boss' right-hand man, Duncan (Philip Seymour Hoffman), takes over.
|The Rain People 1969 R, 101 min.|
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Shirley Knight, Tom Aldredge, Marya Zimmet, Laurie Crews, Andrew Duncan, Margaret Fairchild, Alan Manson, Sally Gracie, Robert Modica
Written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, this thoughtful film is about a crisis in the life of pregnant Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight) who leaves her home for a cross-country odyssey during which she meets and learns lessons from an ex-football player (James Caan) and a motorcycle cop (Robert Duvall).
|Switch 1975 TV, 78 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Mystery
Director: Robert Day
Cast: Robert Wagner, Eddie Albert, Charles Durning, Sharon Gless, Ken Swofford, Charlie Callas, Jaclyn Smith, Marc Lawrence, Alan Manson, Anne Schedeen
Ex-con Pete T. Ryan (Robert Wagner) joins forces with an ex-cop Frank MacBride (Eddie Albert) and is determined to prove that a dishonest policeman engineered a diamond robbery. This film prompted a popular TV series.
|Whiffs 1975 PG, 90 min.|
Director: Ted Post
Cast: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge, Jennifer O'Neill, Alan Manson, Don "Red" Barry, Richard Masur, Howard Hesseman, Matt Greene
Following in the footsteps of "M*A*S*H," this is the story of more lunacy in the Army–this time the effect of chemical warfare is the subject examined through comedy.
|1. The Cemetery Club (1993)|
2. Charles and Diana: Unappily Ever After (1992)
3. Leadbelly (1976)
4. Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
5. Montana (1998)
6. The Rain People (1969)
7. Switch (1975)
8. Whiffs (1975)
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