|Bait 2000 R, 118 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Cast: Jamie Foxx, David Morse, Robert Pastorelli, Doug Hutchison, Kimberly Elise, David Paymer, Mike Epps, Jamie Kennedy, Nestor Serrano, Kirk Acevedo, Jeffrey Donovan, Megan Dodds, Tia Texada, Neil Crone, Matthew Witherly
Computer genius Bristol (Doug Hutchinson) masterminds a robbery of $42 million in gold bouillon only to have his partner, getaway driver Jaste (Robert Pastorelli), take off with the loot. But just as quickly, Jaste is picked up by the feds and suffers a fatal heart attack before federal agent Edgar Clenteen (David Morse) can get all the info on Bristol. So Clenteen, hoping Brisol believes Jaste shared info, puts an illegal tracking device on Jaste's cellmate, Alvin (Jamie Foxx), and lures Bristol into the open.
|The Chocolate War 1988 R, 100 min.|
Director: Keith Gordon
Cast: John Glover, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Wallace Langham, Doug Hutchison, Adam Baldwin, Brent David Fraser, Bud Cort, Corey Gunnestad, Robert Davenport, Jenny Wright, Ethan Sandler, Wayne Young
A new student, Jerry (Ilan Mitchell-Smith), has entered St. Trinity School for Boys where he submits to rituals that include selling chocolates for the annual fundraising. The headmaster, Brother Leon (John Glover), and a group of bullies–"The Vigils"–make Jerry's life miserable until he refuses to listen to them and stops selling chocolates to prove he is through being pushed around.
|Fresh Horses 1988 PG-13, 104 min.|
Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, Patti D'Arbanville, Ben Stiller, Leon Russom, Molly Hagan, Viggo Mortensen, Doug Hutchison, Chiara Peacock, Marita Geraghty, Rachel Jones, Welker Wite, Christy Budig, Larry Ketron, Ken Strunk
"Pretty in Pink" this is not! However, the same characters are played by the same actors in this version of the same story.
|The Green Mile 1999 R, 182 min.|
Genre: Drama / Fantasy
Director: Frank Darabont
Cast: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, James Cromwell, Michael Jeter, Sam Rockwell, Graham Greene, Bonnie Hunt, Doug Hutchison, Patricia Clarkson, Berry Pepper, Jeffrey DeMunn, Harry Dean Stanton, Dabbs Greer, Eve Brent
Based on Stephen King's novel set in the 1920s, this strong docudrama examines the relationship of prison guards and their death row prisoners. When a gigantic Black man, John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan), arrives after being convicted of killing two White girls, his very presence affects all around him. Coffey seems to have healing powers for which one guard in particular (Tom Hanks) becomes a believer. Academy Award nominations included Best Picture and Supporting Actor (Duncan)
|The House on Turk Street 2002 R, 103 min.|
aka: No Good Deed
Director: Bob Rafelson
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Milla Jovovich, Stellan Skarsgard, Doug Hutchison, Grace Zabriskie, Joss Ackland, Jonathan Higgins, Shannon Lawson, Joris Jarsky, Robert Welch, Richard Jutras, Tony Calabretta
Based on Dashiell Hammett's short story "The House on Turk Street," this is the tale of policeman Jack Friar who is searching for a friend's teenage runaway. He chances on the hideout of a gang of criminals who are planning a bank robbery, is taken hostage, and finds a mutual attraction for the gang leader's girlfriend (Milla Jovovich).
|I Am Sam 2001 PG-13, 130 min.|
Director: Jessie Nelson
Cast: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, Dianne Wiest, Doug Hutchison, Stanley DeSantis, Brad Silverman, Loretta Devine, Richard Schiff, Laura Dern, Kit McDonough
Sam (Sean Penn)–a mentally challenged father who has the intellectual ability of a seven year old–runs into legal problems when his daughter (Dakota Fanning) enters school. But there is hope: a high-strung lawyer (Michelle Pfeiffer) comes to Sam's aid despite the efforts of the prosecuting attorney (Richard Schiff). Sean Penn received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
|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.
|Punisher: War Zone 2008 R, 107 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Lexi Alexander
Cast: Ray Stevenson, Dominic West, Colin Salmon, Dash Mihok, Doug Hutchison, Wayne Knight, T.J. Storm, Julie Benz, Stephanie Janusauskas, Mark Camacho, Romano Orzari, Keram Malicki-Sanchez, Larry Day, Ron Lea, Tony Calabretta
During a Mafia dinner meeting, Frank Castle, a.k.a. the Punisher, takes justice into his own hands and knocks off the Mafia boss and those attending the meeting. One man escapes–ex-con Billy Russoti (Dominic West)–who has been horribly disfigured in the attack. Now, Russoti becomes the villain Jigsaw and kidnaps the family of a deceased federal agent. Enlisting help from Microchip (Wayne Knight), The Punisher sets out to come to their rescue–no matter what the cost.
|The Salton Sea 2002 R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: D.J. Caruso
Cast: Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzman, Doug Hutchison, Anthony LaPaglia, Glenn Plummer, Meat Loaf, Peter Sarsgaard, Deborah Kara Unger, Chandra West, B.D. Wong, R. Lee Ermey, Shalom Harlow, Shirley Knight
California's Salton Sea is the metaphor for drug addiction in this story about Danny Parker (Val Kilmer) who, after his wife's murder, infiltrates the drug world as a dealer where he seeks to avenge her death.
|1. Bait (2000)|
2. The Chocolate War (1988)
3. Fresh Horses (1988)
4. The Green Mile (1999)
5. The House on Turk Street (2002)
aka: No Good Deed
6. I Am Sam (2001)
7. Love Always (1997)
8. Punisher: War Zone (2008)
9. The Salton Sea (2002)
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