|The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina 2002 G, 75 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Musical / Adventure
Director: Glenn Chaika
Cast: Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alexandra Boyd, Peter Gallagher, Rachel Griffiths, Robert Guillaume, Bebe Neuwirth, Esai Morales, Michael Chiklis, Yvette Freeman, Jon Stewart, Jane Leeves, John Patrick White, Emma Samms
The Grimm brothers meet Hans Christian Anderson. Tiny Tom (voice of Elijah Wood) and just-as-tiny Thumbelina (voice of Jennifer Love Hewitt) live in a tiny community. The adventure begins after full-size humans kidnap Thumbelina to be the star in a circus sideshow. But, after she frees herself, events deteriorate as the mean Mole King intends on making her his bride. Tom and Thumbelina shall overcome, with the help of tiny forest creatures. A fun adventure ride for the younger crowd. From Disney with lots of songs.
|Bad Boys 1983 R, 123 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Rick Rosenthal
Cast: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Esai Morales, Ally Sheedy, Jim Moody, Eric Gurry, Clancy Brown, Alan Ruck, Robert Lee Rush, John Zenda, Tony Mockus Jr., Erik Barefield, Dean Fortunato, Lawrence Mah, Jorge Noa
Juvenile delinquents–Mick O'Brien (Sean Penn) and drug dealer Paco Moreno (Esai Morales)–from the streets of Chicago are forced to room together in a correctional institution. A showdown is inevitable when Nick seeks revenge against Paco for raping Nick's girlfriend J.C. (Ally Sheedy), and Paco wants to avenge the death of his young brother who Nick killed in a car accident. This film marks Ally Sheedy's first movie.
|Bloodhounds of Broadway 1989 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Howard Brookner
Cast: Madonna, Randy Quaid, Julie Hagerty, Esai Morales, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Grey, Josef Sommer, Rutger Hauer, Tony Longo, Stephen McHattie, Alan Ruck, Dinah Manoff, Anita Morris, Tony Azito, Ethan Phillips
Madonna stars in this musical devoted to Damon Runyon, which is based on four of his short stories. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels (Randy Quaid) sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense (Madonna) loves him and that he would rather live than die. In another story, Harriet's (Julie Hagerty) parrot is killed, and she has problems dealing with her loss. Then, there is a gambler, "Right" (Matt Dillon), who has bloodhounds on his trail when he becomes a murder suspect. Finally, "The Brain" (Rutger Hauer) is bleeding profusely, and his friends search for a way to save his life through a blood transfusion.
|The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca 1997 R, 109 min.|
Director: Marcos Zurinaga
Cast: Esai Morales, Andy Garcia, Edward James Olmos, Jeroen Krabbe, Miguel Ferrer, Giancarlo Giannini, Marcela Walerstein, Tony Plana, Eusebio Lazaro, Jose Coronado
Based on Ian Gibson's two books on the subject, poet Garcia Lorca's violent death is examined through the eyes of Ricardo (Esai Morales) who met Lorca years before.
|Dog Watch 1996 R, 100 min.|
Director: John Langley
Cast: Sam Elliott, Esai Morales, Paul Sorvino, Dan Lauria, Richard Gilliland, Jessica Steen, Mimi Craven, Richard Zavaglia
Revenge leads to violence when a San Francisco cop, Charlie Falon (Sam Elliott), avenges his partner's murder and, in turn, kills the man standing over his partner's body. Too late, Falon realizes that he has murdered an innocent man. But as the investigation continues, it reveals a lurid story of drugs and corruption.
|Forty Deuce 1982 N/R, 89 min.|
Director: Paul Morrissey
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Orson Bean, Tommy Citera, Mark Keyloun, Harris Laskaway, Carol Jean Lewis, Yukio Yamamoto, Esai Morales, John Ford Noonan, Meade Roberts, Rudy DeBellis, Steve Steinlauf
Desperate for money to support his drug habit, young hustler Ricky (Kevin Bacon) tries to sell a young boy to an older man, Mr. Roper (Orson Bean). But, his plans go awry when the boy dies.
|Freejack 1992 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Geoff Murphy
Cast: Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Anthony Hopkins, Rene Russo, Jonathan Banks, David Johansen, Amanda Plummer, Grand L. Bush, Frankie Faison, Wilbur Fitzgerald, John Shea, Esai Morales, Jerry Hall, Glen Trotiner, Jody Waddell
Auto racer Alex Furlong (Emilio Estevez) is snatched by time travel into the year 2009. The intent is to use Furlong's body to house the soul of a tycoon, McCandless (Anthony Hopkins). Good chase scenes ensue with Mick Jagger as a bounty hunter.
|In the Army Now 1994 PG, 92 min.|
Director: Daniel Petrie Jr.
Cast: Pauly Shore, Andy Dick, Lori Petty, David Alan Grier, Esai Morales, Lynn Whitfield, Art LaFleur, Fabiana Udenio, Glenn Morshower, Beau Billingslea, Peter Spellos, Paul Mooney
Good friends–Bones Conway (Pauly Shore) and Jack Kaufman (Andy Dick)–join the Army Reserves to make enough money to buy a stereo store. But, they end up being called up for active duty in the Middle East conflict where they accidentally save their fellow soldiers.
|La Bamba 1987 PG-13, 103 min.|
Director: Luis Valdez
Cast: Lou Diamond Phillips, Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Pena, Danielle von Zerneck, Joe Pantoliano, Rick Dees, Marshall Crenshaw, Howard Huntsberry, Daniel Valdez
This is the story of rock "n" roll star Richie Valens who was killed in the airplane crash that also took the lives of Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper.
|My Family 1995 R, 125 min.|
Director: Gregory Nava
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Eduardo Lopez Rojas, Scott Bakula, Mary Steenburgen, Dedee Pfeiffer, Jenny Gago, Constance Marie, Lupe Ontiveros
Three generations of a Mexican-American family from the early 1900s until today are chronicled in this excellent production.
|Paid in Full 2002 R, 95 min.|
Director: Charles Stone III
Cast: Wood Harris, Mekhi Phifer, Esai Morales, Kevin Carroll, Cam'ron, Chi McBride, Elise Neal, Regina Hall, Jonas Chernick, Remo Greene
The rise and fall of Ace (Wood Harris) in the drug world of 1980s' Harlem is the subject of this well-acted film.
|The Principal 1987 R, 109 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Christopher Cain
Cast: James Belushi, Louis Gossett Jr., Rae Dawn Chong, Michael Wright, J.J. Cohen, Esai Morales, Troy Windbush, Jacob Vargas, Thomas Ryan, Reggie Johnson, Kelly Jo Minter, Ruth Beckford, Joan Valderrama, Rick Hamilton, Marty Pistone
The principal, Rick Latimer (James Belushi) of a high school used as a dumping ground for misfits works with, and against, the school's chief of security Jake Phillips (Louis Gossett Jr.) in this film about the problems of dealing with troubled teens.
|Scorpion Spring 1995 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Brian Cox
Cast: Alfred Molina, Patrick McGaw, Angel Aviles, Esai Morales, Kevin Tighe, Matthew McConaughey, John Doe, Ruben Blades, Miguel Sandoval, Richard Edson, Jessika Cardinahl, Martha Gehman, Tony Genaro, Tito Larriva, Esai Morales
On his way to California, French rogue Denis Brabant (Alfred Molina) teams up with a drifter Zac Cross (Patrick McGaw); the two then join forces with Astor (Esai Morales) and Nadia (Angel Aviles). Danger lurks, and the result is a fight to the death.
|1. The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina (2002)|
2. Bad Boys (1983)
3. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
4. The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1997)
5. Dog Watch (1996)
6. Forty Deuce (1982)
7. Freejack (1992)
8. In the Army Now (1994)
9. La Bamba (1987)
10. My Family (1995)
11. Paid in Full (2002)
12. The Principal (1987)
13. Scorpion Spring (1995)
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