|Child's Play 2 1990 R, 85 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Comedy
aka: Child's Play 2: Chucky's Back
Director: John Lafia
Cast: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise, Brad Dourif, Grace Zabriskie, Peter Haskell, Beth Grant, Greg Germann, Raymond Singer, Stuart Mabray, Don Pugsley, Charles Meshack, Matt Roe, Herbie Braha
After experiencing the terrors of Chucky (voice of Brad Dourif), Andy's mom suffered a nervous breakdown, and Andy (Alex Vincent) moves into the foster home of Phil and Joanne Simpson (Gerrit Graham and Jenny Agutter) who try to help him forget his previous terrors brought on by Chucky. Even though Andy "thinks" his evil doll, Chucky, is out of the way, Chucky tracks him down and puts his killer soul inside Andy's body, providing more terror and horror for the young boy.
|City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold 1994 PG-13, 120 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure / Western
aka: City Slickers II
Director: Paul Weiland
Cast: Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Jack Palance, Jon Lovitz, Patricia Wettig, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Noble Willingham, David Paymer, Josh Mostel, Bill McKinney, Lindsay Crystal, Beth Grant, Jayne Meadows, Alan Charof
In this sequel, the story begins with Mitch Robbins (Billy Crystal) walking down the street telling his friend that he is getting too heavy. The camera pans to the "friend," who turns out to be Norman, the pet calf from the original "City Slickers." This time around, Mitch is lamenting the death of Curly, and, with his two friends Glen and Duke (Jon Lovitz and Daniel Stern) heads for the hills around Las Vegas and join Curly's twin brother Duke (Jack Palance) in search of a buried treasure.
|Dance with Me 1998 PG, 126 min.|
Director: Randa Haines
Cast: Vanessa Williams, Chayanne, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Plowright, Jane Krakowski, Beth Grant, William Marquez, J.E. Freeman, Rick Valenzuela, Scott Paetty
Ruby Sinclair (Vanessa Williams) and Rafael Infante (Chayanne) team up and represent Houston, Texas, to compete as a dance team in the World Open Dance Championship in Las Vegas.
|The Dark Half 1993 R, 124 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: George A. Romero
Cast: Timothy Hutton, Amy Madigan, Michael Rooker, Julie Harris, Robert Joy, Rutanya Alda, Chelsea Field, Kent Broadhurst, Royal Dano, Beth Grant
Stephen King's novel is brought to life in this film about author Thad Beaumont (Timothy Hutton), who uses the pseudonym "George Stark" when he writes horror stories. Beaumont learns that "Stark" does not want to be put away between stories.
|Desert Saints 2002 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Richard Greenberg
Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Melora Walters, Leslie Stefanson, Jamey Sheridan, Rachel Ticotin, Jim Jenkins, Bill Sage, Beth Grant, Donald Sage Mackay, Alan Gelfant
Banks (Kiefer Sutherland) is a hit man who has his own way of conducting business. He picks up a woman to help him with a hit and then kills the woman. On his way to Mexico for his next job, he picks up a drifter (Melora Walters) who just may be more than a match for him.
|Don't Tell Her It's Me 1990 PG-13, 101 min.|
aka: The Boyfriend School
Director: Malcolm Mowbray
Cast: Steve Guttenberg, Jami Gertz, Shelley Long, Kyle MacLachlan, Madchen Amick, Kevin Scannell, Beth Grant, Caroline & Sally Lund, Perry Anzilotti, Jeannie Epper, Tony Epper, O'Neal Compton
Lonely cancer-survivor Gus (Steve Guttenberg) is transformed by his sister (Shelley Long) into a mysterious New Zealand biker hero in order to attract a romantic interest. The ploy works, but will Emily (Jami Gertz) still love Gus when she discovers the truth about Gus' identity?
|Eating 1990 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Henry Jaglom
Cast: Nelly Alard, Frances Bergen, Mary Crosby, Lisa Blake Richards, Gwen Welles, Marlena Giovi, Elizabeth Kemp, Marina Gregory, Daphna Kastner, Savannah Smith Boucher, Beth Grant, Taryn Power, Catherine Genender, Hildy Brooks, Sherry Boucher
Three women–40-year-old Helene (Lisa Blake Richards), 50-year-old Sadie (Marlena Giovi), and 30-year-old Kate (Mary Crosby)–celebrate at a joint birthday party. Helene's houseguest, Martine (Nelly Alard), is making a documentary, and she films the shocking secrets as the women reveal their obsessions with food and sexuality.
|Factory Girl 2006 R, 90 min.|
Director: George Hickenlooper
Cast: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Jimmy Fallon, Hayden Christensen, Mena Suvari, Shawn Hatosy, Illeana Douglas, Jack Huston, Armin Amiri, Tara Summers, Beth Grant, James Naughton, Edward Herrmann, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Don Novello
Debutante Edie Sedgwick (Sienna Miller) drops out of college in 1965 and heads to New York hoping to escape a past filled with family tragedies. She meets young Andy Warhol (Guy Pearce) who tells her he will make her a star and features her in a series of art films. Edie gains stardom–only to find problems dealing with success, losing her grip on reality, and spiraling down into the world of drug and alcohol abuse.
|Fall from Grace 1990 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Karen Arthur
Cast: Bernadette Peters, Kevin Spacey, Richard Herd, Beth Grant, John McLiam, Richard Paul, Travis Swords, John Lindstrom, Justin Lord, Randy Crowder, Keith Joe Dick, Mark Davenport, J. Michael Flynn, Mary Ann Gibson, Duane Grey
Bernadette Peters does a good job in her role of Tammy Faye Baker in this story of Jim and Tammy Faye's fall from grace in their evangelical empire.
|Hot Tamale 2006 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama
Director: Michael Damian
Cast: Randy Spelling, Diora Baird, Carmen Electra, Jason Priestley, Mike Starr, Matt Cedeno, James Best, Beth Grant, Sean Blakemore, Richard Riehle, Harland Williams, Jon Huertas, Robert Harvey
While traveling from his home in Wyoming searching for a new life as a musician in Los Angeles, Harlan Woodriff (Randy Spelling) meets con man Jude (Jason Priestley) who slips stolen jewels into Harlan's car. From that point on, Harlan is chased by thieves who want the jewels–but he does manage to shine at his music audition.
|Lawn Dogs 1997 N/R, 101 min.|
Director: John Duigan
Cast: Sam Rockwell, Christopher McDonald, Kathleen Quinlan, Bruce McGill, Mischa Barton, David Barry Gray, Eric Mabius, Tom Aldredge, Beth Grant, Miles Meehan
Devon Stockard's family moves up to an upscale neighborhood. But 10-year-old Devon (Mischa Barton), unlike her social-climbing parents, ignores her neighbors and chooses 21-year-old Trent Burns (Sam Rockwell) as her friend. Trent lives in a trailer and mows lawns. Their friendship grows but, of course, would be unacceptable to any of Devon's "classy" neighbors.
|Love Always 1997 R, 90 min.|
Director: Jude Pauline Eberhard
Cast: Marisa Ryan, Moon Unit Zappa, Beverly D'Angelo, James Victor, Michael Reilly Burke, Beth Grant, Mick Murray, Doug Hutchison, Gerard O'Donnell, Aaron Kuhr
When Julie Bradshaw's (Marisa Ryan) Spokane boyfriend proposes marriage, she leaves San Diego and embarks on an odyssey via Boston and Las Vegas only to arrive in Spokane with enough sense to realize that Mark is NOT the man of her dreams. Yuck.
|Love Field 1992 PG-13, 104 min.|
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, Dennis Haysbert, Stephanie McFadden, Brian Kerwin, Louise Latham, Peggy Rea, Beth Grant, Cooper Huckabee, Troy Evans, Johnny Ray McGhee, Mark Jeffrey Miller, Pearl Jones, Janell McLeod, Rhoda Griffis, Bob Gill
Lurene (Michelle Pfeiffer) is a Dallas housewife who is enamored with Jacqueline Kennedy. Following the assassination of J.F.K., Lurene takes off on a bus to attend the funeral and befriends Paul Cater (Dennis Haysbert) and his daughter Jonell (Stephanie McFadden) along the way. Michelle received an Oscar nomination as Best Actress.
|Matchstick Men 2003 PG-13, 117 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce McGill, Bruce Altman, Jenny O'Hara, Steve Eastin, Beth Grant, Sheila Kelley, Fran Kranz, Tim Kelleher, Nigel Gibbs
Con artists–spendthrift Frank Mercer (Sam Rockwell) and obsessive-compulsive Roy Waller (Nicolas Cage)–run into problems when Roy loses his source for medication. Roy sees a psychiatrist who recommends that Roy contact his ex-wife from whom Roy learns of the existence of his 14-year-old, skateboarding daughter, Angela (Alison Lohman). Intrigued and eager to learn the tricks of the trade, Angela moves in with Roy and joins in on Roy and Frank's latest swindle.
|No Country for Old Men 2007 R, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly Macdonald, Garret Dillahunt, Tess Harper, Barry Corbin, Stephen Root, Rodger Boyce, Beth Grant, Ana Reeder, Boots Southerland
Based on Cormac McCarthy's 2005 novel, this story, set in Texas during 1980, is about Vietnam veteran Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) who comes across a truckload of drugs and a case containing $2 million in the middle of a half dozen murdered bodies. Moss picks up the $2 million and takes off with the cache. But, escape will not be easy. In hot pursuit are Sheriff Bell (Tommy Lee Jones) who is outmatched by sadistic, psychopathic killer Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem) who stays on Moss' trail across Texas. In this film, the Coen brothers give us a masterful story. The film received four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Director(s), and Supporting Actor (Javier Bardem). Four other nominations were received.
|Rain Man 1988 R, 134 min.|
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen, Lucinda Jenney, Bonnie Hunt, Beth Grant, Michael D. Roberts, Jack Murdock, Ralph Seymour, Kim Robillard, Ray Baker, Barry Levinson, Loretta Wendt Jolivette, Elizabeth Lower
This film won the Academy Award for Best Picture in its depiction of autistic savant Raymond Babbitt (Dustin Hoffman) whose brother Charlie (Tom Cruise) wants part of a huge inheritance from which he has been omitted. To this end, Charlie takes his brother on a trip while he threatens the guardian with a court fight for half of the inheritance. Barry Levinson also won an Oscar for Best Director, as did Hoffman for Best Actor.
|The Rising Place 2001 PG-13, 93 min.|
Director: Tom Rice
Cast: Laurel Holloman, Elise Neal, Mark Webber, Liam Aiken, Bill Campbell, Gary Cole, Alice Drummond, Frances Fisher, Mason Gamble, Beth Grant, Tess Harper, S. Epatha Merkerson
Set in the 1940s along the Mississippi Delta, this story unfolds when Virginia (Frances Fisher) visits her Aunt Millie (Alice Drummond) and discovers letters written during the World War II years that reveal the struggles of two young women–white, single, pregnant Millie (Laurel Holloman) and black, spirited Wilma (Elise Neal)–who, despite the odds, find purpose in their lives.
|The Rookie 2002 G, 129 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: John Lee Hancock
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Rachel Griffiths, Jay Hernandez, Beth Grant, Brian Cox, Rick Gonzalez, Angus T. Jones, Chad Lindberg, Angelo Spizzirri, Royce D. Applegate, Russell Richardson, Raynor Scheine, David Blackwell, Blue Deckert, Danny Kamin
This is the true story of Jimmy Morris (Dennis Quaid) who went from coaching high-school baseball in a small Texas town to the oldest major league rookie in 40 years when he signed as a southpaw for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. It all came about because his high-school team made a bargain that if they won the district championship, Coach Morris would try out for major league baseball.
|Sordid Lives 2000 R, 111 min.|
Director: Del Shores
Cast: Olivia Newton-John, Beau Bridges, Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Beth Grant, Ann Walker, Kirk Geiger, Leslie Jordan, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Sarah Hunley, Earl Houston Bullock, Mitch Carter, Sharron Alexis, Mary Margaret Lewis
There are many skeletons in the closet of this Texas family, and the sordid affairs come out in the open as they gather for the funeral of the family matriarch, who died when she tripped over the wooden legs of her lover.
|Southland Tales 2006 R, 144 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Sci-Fi / Drama / Thriller
Director: Richard Kelly
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Curtis Armstrong, Joe Campana, Nora Dunn, Beth Grant, Wood Harris, John Larroquette, Ling Bai, Jon Lovitz, Christopher Lambert, Mandy Moore, Holmes Osborne, Lisa K. Wyatt
A nuclear strike on Texas has resulted in political and environmental disasters that have caused the United States to institute strict security measures to ward off terrorists. Action-movie star Boxer Santaros (Dwayne Johnson) is married to Madeline (Mandy Moore) whose father, Senator Bobby Frost (Holmes Osborne), is a Republican vice-presidential candidate plotting a national takeover. But, Boxer is kidnapped under mysterious circumstances and now, after gaining freedom, suffers amnesia, can not remember Madeline, and has teamed up with porn princess Krysta (Sarah Michelle Gellar). He is also involved with a Hermosa Beach police officer (Sean William Scott) whose identity has split in two–resulting in twins, Roland and Ronald Taverner. Taverner's efforts to find himself just might provide the key to a dangerous conspiracy.
|Speed 1994 R, 117 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller / Drama
Director: Jan de Bont
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Daniels, Joe Morton, Alan Ruck, Glenn Plummer, Richard Lineback, Beth Grant, Beau Starr, Hawthorne James, Carlos Carrasco, David Kriegel, Natsuko Ohama, Daniel Villareal
Mad bomber Howard Payne (Dennis Hopper) attempts and fails to extort money from the city by holding elevator passengers hostage, but L.A. cop Jack Traven (Keanu Reeves) and his partner Harry Temple (Jeff Daniels) come to the rescue. Now, Howard seeks vengeance by planting a bomb on a city bus that will explode when the bus goes less than 50 mph if Howard does not receive $3.7 million. In an effort to save the passengers, Jack boards the bus and tries to save all–especially the beautiful driver (Sandra Bullock). Oscars were won for Best Sound and Sound Effects.
|A Time to Kill 1996 R, 145 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Samuel L. Jackson, Sandra Bullock, Kevin Spacey, Patrick McGoohan, Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland, Oliver Platt, M. Emmet Walsh, Brenda Fricker, Charles S. Dutton, Ashley Judd, Nicky Katt, Joe Seneca, Beth Grant
Based on John Grisham's novel, this story involves a Black father, Carl Lee Hailey (Samuel L. Jackson), whose 10-year-old daughter is raped by two White rednecks in the town of Canton, Mississippi. When the rednecks are brought to court, Carl appears with a rifle and kills the defendants. Carl's friend, lawyer Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughy), agrees to defend him and receives help from young law clerk Ellen Roark (Sandra Bullock). Meanwhile, the situation gets out of control, and, as the KKK, led by Freddie Lee Cobb (Kiefer Sutherland) rises to the fore, Jake finds himself in grave danger. 4 User Reviews
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|Welcome to Paradise 2007 PG, 105 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Brent Huff
Cast: Crystal Bernard, Brian Dennehy, Bobby Edner, Brad Stine, William Shockley, Beth Grant, Ken Jenkins, Nick Searcy, Marianne Muellerleile, Timothy Stack, Connie Ray, Elizabeth Dennehy
A city preacher, Debbie Laramie (Crystal Bernard), and her son Hayden (Bobby Edner) arrive in the troubled, small town of Paradise, Texas, where, as a woman preacher, she is not treated warmly. The town has turned its back on needy citizens, but after an accidental fire burns down the church, the church members and Debbie work together to rebuild the church–and community relationships as well.
|White Sands 1992 R, 101 min.|
Director: Roger Donaldson
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, M. Emmet Walsh, Mimi Rogers, James Rebhorn, Maura Tierney, Beth Grant, Miguel Sandoval
A small-town sheriff in the Southwest finds a body in a remote desert area–with half a million dollars among his possessions. It turns out the man was an FBI agent, and the sheriff assumes the identity of the dead man to find out what is going on. The answer is drugs, and our sheriff is now in hot water.
|1. Child's Play 2 (1990)|
aka: Child's Play 2: Chucky's Back
2. City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)
aka: City Slickers II
3. Dance with Me (1998)
4. The Dark Half (1993)
5. Desert Saints (2002)
6. Don't Tell Her It's Me (1990)
aka: The Boyfriend School
7. Eating (1990)
8. Factory Girl (2006)
9. Fall from Grace (1990)
10. Hot Tamale (2006)
11. Lawn Dogs (1997)
12. Love Always (1997)
13. Love Field (1992)
14. Matchstick Men (2003)
15. No Country for Old Men (2007)
16. Rain Man (1988)
17. The Rising Place (2001)
18. The Rookie (2002)
19. Sordid Lives (2000)
20. Southland Tales (2006)
21. Speed (1994)
22. A Time to Kill (1996)
23. Welcome to Paradise (2007)
24. White Sands (1992)
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