|The AristoCats 1970 G, 78 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy / Musical
Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Cast: Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway, Scatman Crothers, Vito Scotti, Nancy Kulp, Pat Buttram, Paul Winchell, George Lindsey, Thurl Ravenscroft, Hermione Baddeley, Charles(2) Lane, Monica Evans, Carole Shelley, Roddy Maude-Roxby
When wealthy Mme. Bonfamille (voice of Hermione Baddeley) dies, she leaves her fortune to her cat Duchess (voice of Eva Gabor) and her three kittens. The jealous butler, Edgar (voice of Roddy Maude-Roxby), abandons the cats in the French countryside so that he will have the fortune. But, there are rescuers out there in the form of alley cat Thomas O'Malley (voice of Phil Harris), mouse Roquefort (voice of Sterling Holloway), and hounds Lafayette and Napoleon (voices of George Lindsey and Pat Buttram) who come to their aid, and by story's end the cats are back home where they belong.
|Bewitched 2005 PG-13, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Nora Ephron
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Burns, Jim Turner, Stephen Colbert, David Alan Grier, Michael Badalucco, Carole Shelley, Steve Carell, Katie Finneran, James Lipton
In this film version of the popular TV show, Nicole Kidman takes on the role of infamous and funny witch Samantha, while Will Ferrell and Shirley MacLaine play Samantha's husband and mother: Darren and Endora. Not Oscar material, but fun to watch.
|Hercules 1997 G, 93 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Comedy / Musical
Director: John Musker, Ron Clements
Cast: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Rip Torn, Danny DeVito, Bobcat Goldthwait, Josh Keaton, Samantha Eggar, Amanda Plummer, Jim Cummings, Roz Ryan, Carole Shelley, Patrick Pinney, Cheryl Freeman, Paddi Edwards
The evil Hades (voice of James Woods) turns the young boy, Hercules (Josh Keaton), into a half-god, half-mortal being. Hercules is the son of the Greek God Zeus (voice of Rip Torn), and Hades plots to overthrow Zeus. Hercules (now, the voice of Tate Donovan) must prove himself as a true hero. With help from Philoctetes (voice of Danny DeVito), Hercules learns how to use his strength. He battles Titans, monsters, and Hades and finally sacrifices himself to save his true love Megara (voice of Susan Egan).
|The Odd Couple 1968 G, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Gene Saks
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Monica Evans, Carole Shelley, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman, David Sheiner, Larry Haines, Iris Adrian, Patricia D. Bohannon, Billie Bird, Ted Beniades, John C. Becher, Al Barlick, Matty Alou
This is one of Neil Simon's best and most popular comedies. Felix Ungar's (Jack Lemmon) wife has thrown him out, and, after contemplating suicide, Felix decides to move into his best friend Oscar Madison's (Walter Matthau) apartment. Oscar's wife is also divorcing him, and the temporary move makes sense. But, Felix is a compulsive organizer, and Oscar is an excessive slob. Will their opposite personalities make or break the possibility of their living in the same apartment?
|Robin Hood 1973 G, 83 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Romance
Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Cast: Brian Bedford, Roger Miller, Monica Evans, Phil Harris, Andy Devine, Carole Shelley, Peter Ustinov, Terry-Thomas, Pat Buttram, George Lindsey, Ken Curtis, Billy Whitaker, J. Pat O'Malley, John Fiedler, Candy Candido
In this Disney animated version of the classic tale, animals take on all of the roles. For example, Robin Hood (voice of Brian Bedford) is a fox, Allan-A-Dale (voice of Roger Miller) is a rooster, and Maid Marian (voice of Monica Evans) is also a fox. The storyline fits with the legend of Robin Hood and his gang who steals from the rich and gives to the poor because Prince John (voice of Peter Ustinov) is overtaxing them for his own personal gains.
|The Super 1991 R, 84 min.|
Director: Rod Daniel
Cast: Joe Pesci, Vincent Gardenia, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Ruben Blades, Stacey Travis, Carole Shelley, Kenn Michael, Paul Benjamin, Beatrice Winde, Carol Jean Lewis, Anthony Heald, Jack Hallett, Daniel Baltzman, Abdoulaye NGom, Bhubeshi Bodibe
Wealthy slumlord Louie Kritski (Joe Pesci) owns a rundown tenement building to which the court orders him to make needed repairs. But when he is also ordered to take up residence in the building for 120 days, Louie gets a firsthand look at life on the other side of the tracks.
|1. The AristoCats (1970)|
2. Bewitched (2005)
3. Hercules (1997)
4. The Odd Couple (1968)
5. Robin Hood (1973)
6. The Super (1991)
7. The Whoopee Boys (1986)
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