|The Chosen 1982 PG, 108 min.|
Director: Jeremy Kagan
Cast: Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller, Hildy Brooks, Ron Rifkin, Val Avery, Kaethe Fine, Robert John Burke, Lonny Price, Evan Handler, Douglas Warhit, Jeff Marcus, Richard Lifschutz, Clement Fowler
Danny Saunders (Robby Benson) is a young Hasid Jewish man who is influenced by the secular interests of his friend Reuven Malter (Barry Miller). Reuven's father David (Maximilian Schell) is a Jewish professor who is also a Zionist activist. Conflicts between family and friends arise when Danny's father Reb (Rod Steiger) tries to break up the boys' friendship.
|Fame 1980 R, 134 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Alan Parker
Cast: Irene Cara, Lee Curreri, Laura Dean, Antonia Franceschi, Boyd Gaines, Anne Meara, Barry Miller, Debbie Allen, Joanna Merlin, Eddie Barth, Albert Hague, Tresa Hughes, Paul McCrane, Maureen Teefy, Jim Moody
This story focuses on students–Coco (Irene Cara), Doris (Maureen Teefy), Montgomery (Paul McCrane), Raul (Barry Miller), and Bruno (Lee Curreri)–at New York High School for the Performing Arts. From auditions through ensuing years at school, they cope with their teenage problems and keep up with academics in their own unique ways as they work through training that may lead to stardom. The film won Academy Awards for Best Musical Score and Song ("Fame").
|Flawless 1999 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Robert De Niro, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barry Miller, Skipp Sudduth, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Nashom Benjamin, Wanda De Jesus, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Chris Bauer, Rory Cochrane, Scott Allen Cooper, Vincent Laresca, Karina Arroyave, John Enos III, Jude Ciccolella
Following a stroke in which he lost his vocal cords, the ultraconservative homophobic Walt Koontz (Robert De Niro) finds that his rehabilitation program involves singing lessons. The problem is not with the lessons; it is the teacher, Rusty (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a drag queen who is particularly prejudiced against close-minded homophobes.
|The Last Temptation of Christ 1988 R, 160 min.|
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Verna Bloom, Harry Dean Stanton, David Bowie, Andre Gregory, Nehemiah Persoff, Roberts Blossom, John Lurie, Paul Greco, Barry Miller, Gary Basaraba, Irvin Kershner, Victor Argo
Based on Nikos Kazantzakis' novel, this controversial Biblical interpretation presents Jesus Christ (Willem Dafoe) as a man in the middle of a dilemma of life as the Son of God or that of an ordinary man. The story begins with the carpenter Jesus of Nazareth shaping the crosses on which rebellious Jews are crucified and goes on to show how he sacrifices himself to fulfill God's will for him to be the savior of the world. Martin Scorsese received an Oscar nomination for Best Director.
|Love at Large 1990 R, 97 min.|
Director: Alan Rudolph
Cast: Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer, Ted Levine, Kate Capshaw, Annette O'Toole, Ann Magnuson, Barry Miller, Kevin J. O'Connor, Neil Young, Ruby Dee, Gailard Sartain
Down-on-his-luck private eye Harry Dobbs (Tom Berenger) is hired by mysterious Miss Dolan (Anne Archer) to tail her boyfriend who she thinks is cheating on her. But, the inept Harry follows the wrong man who also has secrets: two families. Then Harry starts being trailed by Stella (Elizabeth Perkins) who was hired by Harry's jealous girlfriend. The two private eyes end up working together to finish his case.
|Peggy Sue Got Married 1986 PG-13, 104 min.|
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks, Joan Allen, Kevin J. O'Connor, Barbara Harris, John Carradine, Maureen O'Sullivan, Leon Ames
Peggy (Kathleen Turner) is a 43-year-old housewife and mother having serious difficulties with her husband (Nicholas Cage) because of his infidelity. She attends her 25th high-school reunion, faints, and wakes up in the past when she was a teenager. With the wisdom of 43 years, she experiences again her trials as a teenager. Kathleen was nominated for an Oscar. 1 User Review
| 02/23/2013 |
| I just saw this movie today and I absolutely loved it.|
|The Pickle 1993 R, 105 min.|
Director: Paul Mazursky
Cast: Danny Aiello, Dyan Cannon, Clotilde Courau, Shelley Winters, Barry Miller, Jerry Stiller, Spalding Gray, Chris Penn, Stephen Tobolowsky, Dudley Moore
If you really have nothing else to do, check out this flick about Harry Stone's (Danny Aiello) midlife crisis. Stone is a movie director whose recent credits include a sci-fi story about a large pickle.
|Saturday Night Fever 1977 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Romance
Director: John Badham
Cast: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Donna Pescow, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali, Paul Pape, Martin Shakar, Fran Drescher, Julie Bovasso, Bruce Ornstein, Sam Coppola, Nina Hansen, Lisa Peluso, Denny Dillon, Bert Michaels
This is the definitive movie on 1970s' teenage culture. The story is about 19-year-old Brooklyn native Tony Manero (John Travolta) who lives for Saturday night disco dancing. But, disco dancing is one of the few good things in Tony's life where his priest brother Frank Manero Jr. (Martin Shakar) gets all the accolades at home. A chance for change appears in the form of Stephanie (Karen Lynn Gorney) who wants to leave Brooklyn and move to the big city of Manhattan. After Stephanie and Tony enter a dance competition as partners, Tony's life is destined to change forever. Travolta was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar. Sequel: "Staying Alive."
|The Sicilian 1987 R, 119 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Michael Cimino
Cast: Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Barbara Sukowa, Giulia Boschi, Joss Ackland, John Turturro, Joe Regalbuto, Aldo Ray, Ray McAnally, Barry Miller, Richard Bauer, Andreas Katsulas, Michael Wincott, Derrick Branche, Richard Venture
This film, based on the best-selling novel by Mario Puzo, attempts to tell the story of Salvatore Giuliano (Christopher Lambert), an outlaw leader using Mafia ties to achieve his dreams for Sicilian independence. Giuliano robs rich landowners and gives to the poor peasants but becomes obsessed with his new-found popularity. The head of the Sicilian Mafia, Don Masino Croce (Joss Ackland), is determined to stop Giuliano and assigns Pissciota (John Turturro) the job of assassinating him.
|Voices 1979 PG, 106 min.|
Director: Robert Markowitz
Cast: Michael Ontkean, Amy Irving, Alex Rocco, Barry Miller, Herbert Berghof, Viveca Lindfors, Allan Rich, Joseph Cali, Jean Ehrlich, Rik Colitti
An aspiring musician, Bus Driver (Michael Ontkean), falls in love with a young deaf woman, Rosemarie Lemon (Amy Irving), who, in turn, dreams of becoming a ballerina. 1 User Review
|Beautiful movie...underrated gem!||Anonymous 04/13/2009 |
| I love this movie. Amy Irving did an excellent job in this film, and the theme song "I Will Always Wait For You" is just beautiful.|
|1. The Chosen (1982)|
2. Fame (1980)
3. Flawless (1999)
4. The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
5. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
6. Lepke (1975)
7. Love at Large (1990)
8. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
9. The Pickle (1993)
10. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
11. The Sicilian (1987)
12. Voices (1979)
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