|Arachnophobia 1990 PG-13, 109 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Comedy / Horror / Thriller
Director: Frank Marshall
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Harley Jane Kozak, John Goodman, Julian Sands, Stuart Pankin, Brian McNamara, Henry Jones, Peter Jason, Mark L. Taylor, James Handy, Roy Brocksmith, Kathy Kinney, Marlene Katz, Mary Carver, Garette Ratliff Henson
A small town in California is being invaded by deadly Venezuelan spiders. The last this town needs is Dr. Ross Jennings (Jeff Daniels) who is an arachnophobiac (afraid of spiders). Nevertheless, it is the doctor who must become involved if the problem is to be remedied.
|Caddyshack II 1988 PG, 98 min.|
Director: Allan Arkush
Cast: Jackie Mason, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Dyan Cannon, Robert Stack, Dina Merrill, Randy Quaid, Jessica Lundy, Jonathan Silverman, Brian McNamara, Marsha Warfield, Paul Bartel, Chynna Phillips, Pepe Serna
Eight years after the original "Caddyshack," the sequel appears with Jackie Mason in the role of millionaire contractor Jack Hartounian. Jack's daughter Kate (Jessica Lundy) wants to join upper-crust Bushwood Country Club whose members can't stand Jack. A solution is found by Jack when he buys the majority of Bushwood's stock and turns the country club into an amusement park featuring golf. The confrontation between Jack and the members is finally solved through a golf match.
|The Flamingo Kid 1984 PG-13, 98 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Garry Marshall
Cast: Matt Dillon, Richard Crenna, Jessica Walter, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman, John Turturro, Frank Campanella, Joe Grifasi, Marisa Tomei, Carole Davis, Janet Jones, Brian McNamara, Fisher Stevens, Leon
When a Brooklyn youth, Jeffrey Willis (Matt Dillon), takes a summer job at a New York beach resort, he is confronted with a glamorous world of which he had no knowledge and must make choices that will affect his life. Among the influences is wealthy car salesman Phil Brody (Richard Crenna) who tries to help Jeffrey. Jeffrey is very impressed by Brody's lifestyle and reputation as a gin rummy champion. Meanwhile, Jeffrey's father Arthur (Hector Elizondo) is upset when Jeffrey takes on airs while enjoying his new lifestyle.
|In the Mood 1987 PG-13, 98 min.|
Director: Phil Alden Robinson
Cast: Patrick Dempsey, Beverly D'Angelo, Talia Balsam, Michael Constantine, Betty Jinette, Kathleen Freeman, Peter Hobbs, Tony Longo, Brian McNamara
The premise for this movie was good, the movie wasn't. It is about a teenager who marries older women and becomes a media star.
|Mystery Date 1991 PG-13, 100 min.|
Director: Jonathan Wacks
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Teri Polo, Brian McNamara, Fisher Stevens, B.D. Wong, Tony Rosato, Don S. Davis, James Hong, Victor Wong, Ping Wu, Duncan Fraser, Jerry Wasserman
Tom (Ethan Hawke), a shy teen, does not have the courage to ask next door neighbor Geena (Teri Polo) out on a date. But his handsome, successful older brother, Craig (Brian McNamara), does a make-over on Tom; Craig even calls Geena on Tom's behalf and provides his sports car for their evening pleasure. Events turn weird when people react to the couple, thinking that Tom is Craig, which is followed by finding a corpse in the trunk of Craig's car.
|Sadie and Son 1987 TV, 95 min.|
Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Cast: Debbie Reynolds, Brian McNamara, Cynthia Dale, David Ferry, Robert Morelli, Sam Wanamaker, Alan C. Peterson, Philip Akin, Michael J. Reynolds, Joyce Gordon, Michael Woods, Jean Frenette, Marilyn Boyle, Kate Lynch, Tony Rosato
This was Debbie Reynolds' first venture into TV as she plays down-to-earth NYC cop Sadie who is forced into early retirement shortly after her son (Brian McNamara) joins the force. She talks him into becoming detective partners, but, before long, she is restored to the force after she makes a big bust. Now, how can a son ever live up to her reputation?
|Short Circuit 1986 PG, 95 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Western
Director: John Badham
Cast: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G.W. Bailey, Brian McNamara, Marvin J. McIntyre, John Garber, Penny Stanton, Tim Blaney, Vernon Weddle, Barbara Tarbuck, Tom Lawrence, Fred Slyter, Billy Ray Sharkey
The government has a new weapon: a robot named "No. 5." During a thunderstorm, "No. 5" short circuits and comes to life. Its creator (Steve Guttenberg) is in hot pursuit of his invention. Meanwhile, "No. 5" falls into the hands of an animal lover (Ally Sheedy) who takes it in like a stray cat. OK for the young ones. There is a sequel.
|1. Arachnophobia (1990)|
2. Caddyshack II (1988)
3. The Flamingo Kid (1984)
4. In the Mood (1987)
5. Mystery Date (1991)
6. Sadie and Son (1987)
7. Short Circuit (1986)
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