|Curly Sue 1991 PG, 102 min.|
Director: John Hughes
Cast: James Belushi, Kelly Lynch, Alisan Porter, John Getz, Fred Dalton Thompson, Cameron Thor, Branscombe Richmond, Steve Carell, Gail Boggs, Burke Byrnes, Viveka Davis, Edie McClurg
Bill Dancer (James Belushi) and daughter Curly Sue (Alisan Porter) enjoy their life on the streets conning the rich by faking car accidents or cheating at poker. Their hearts are pure, however, and they take only enough to live on. Their lives change when they pull a con on lawyer Grey Ellison (Kelly Lynch).
|Face Down 1997 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Thom Eberhardt
Cast: Joe Mantegna, Peter Riegert, Kelli Maroney, Cameron Thor, Adam Ant, J.K. Simmons, Shannon Lawson, Kent Staines, Diana Reis, Eugene Clark, Richard Sali, Gary McMillan, Dwight Bacquie, James Mainprize, Steve Cumyn
A convoluted plot–involving a disgraced private-eye, Signorelli (Joe Mantegna), a drop-dead-gorgeous blonde (Kelli Maroney), and a grudge-carrying good cop, Lt. Coop Cooper (Peter Riegert) may appeal to the more dedicated fans of this genre.
|The Giving Tree 1999 R, 89 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
aka: The Brutal Truth
Director: Cameron Thor
Cast: Christina Applegate, Johnathon Schaech, Molly Ringwald, Paul Gleason, Moon Unit Zappa, Brad Harrison, Leslie Horan, Justin Lazard, Tiffany Salerno, James C. Victor, Stephen Lisk, Judee Morton, Joel West, Alan Marshall, Gina Salerno
Emily (Christina Applegate) invites her old high-school friends to her mountain home for a weekend reunion. But–when they arrive, Emily is a no-show. So, they all sit around, drink, and bicker. The next morning, they can't leave due to an earthquake that cuts them off from civilization, and they sit around and go through the same routine.
|Jurassic Park 1993 PG-13, 126 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Thriller
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, B.D. Wong, Joseph Mazzello, Samuel L. Jackson, Wayne Knight, Ariana Richards, Miguel Sandoval, Cameron Thor, Christopher John Fields, Gerald R. Molen
Millionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) is ready to open a dinosaur theme park where scientists have used DNA from extinct dinosaurs to create present-day clones. Hammond invites dinosaur experts Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Dr. Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), along with scientist Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) and Hammond's grandchildren Lex and Joe (Ariana Richards and Joseph Mazzello) to preview the park prior to its opening. While they are touring the park, the security system is broken into, and the man-eating dinosaurs break free turning their delightful day at the park into just the opposite. Plenty of action and thrills with Oscar-winning visual and sound effects.
|Undiscovered 2005 PG-13, 97 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Meiert Avis
Cast: Pell James, Steven Strait, Kip Pardue, Carrie Fisher, Shannyn Sossamon, Ashlee Simpson, Stephen Moyer, Fisher Stevens, Perrey Reeves, Peter Weller, Cameron Thor, Brittany Ishibashi
Seeking fame is the aim of model Brier Tucket (Pell James) and musician Luke Falcon (Steven Strait), and, in the process, they fall in love–but not without doubts on the part of Brier.
|Windtalkers 2002 R, 134 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: John Woo
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Christian Slater, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich, Mark Ruffalo, Roger Willie, Brian Van Holt, Martin Henderson, Frances O'Connor., Jason Isaacs, Holmes Osborne, Cameron Thor, Billy Morts, Kevin Cooney
Tough U.S. Marine Sergeant Joe Enders (Nicolas Cage) is assigned the special mission of accompanying a Navaho "code talker" into battle during World War II. Code talkers were trained to relay highly sensitive information in their native tongue, and Enders has orders to "protect the code at all cost"–an order that includes killing the code talker to prevent him from falling into enemy hands.
|1. Curly Sue (1991)|
2. Face Down (1997)
3. The Giving Tree (1999)
aka: The Brutal Truth
4. Jurassic Park (1993)
5. Undiscovered (2005)
6. Windtalkers (2002)
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