|Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 1999 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action / Drama
Director: Jay Roach
Cast: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Rob Lowe, Seth Green, Mindy Sterling, Verne Troyer, Elizabeth Hurley, Gia Carides, Muse Watson, Oliver Muirhead, George Cheung, Will Ferrell, Clint Howard
The comedy talent of Mike Meyers is at its best in this film, which follows the diabolical plots of Dr. Evil (Mike Meyers) who is the arch-enemy of Austin Powers (also played by Mike Meyers). This time around, Dr. Evil has invented a machine for time travel that allows him to go back to the 1960s and steal Austin Powers' mojo.
|Bad Company 1995 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Damian Harris
Cast: Ellen Barkin, Laurence Fishburne, Frank Langella, Michael Beach, David Ogden Stiers, Spalding Gray, Gia Carides, James Hong, Michael Murphy, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Tegan West, Fred Henderson, Michelle Beaudoin, L. Harvey Gold, Alan C. Peterson
Former CIA agent Nelson Crowe (Laurence Fishburne) joins the industrial espionage firm, Grimes Organization, and works with former Covert Operations operative Margaret Wells (Ellen Barkin). She convinces Crowe that they could overthrow the boss Vic Grimes (Frank Langella) and take over the operation. Blackmail and espionage ensue in their deadly game in which no one can be trusted.
|Letters from a Killer 1998 R, 104 min.|
Director: David Carson
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Gia Carides, Kim Myers, Tina Lifford, Elizabeth Ruscio, Olivia Birkelund, Roger E. Mosley, Bruce McGill, Mark Rolston, Don Stark
Race Darnell (Patrick Swayze), falsely accused of murdering his wife, spends spare moments on death row sending love letters to lonely women. But one of the recipients is BIG trouble when she decides to avenge her broken heart.
|Lifebreath 1997 R, 90 min.|
aka: Last Breath
Director: P.J. Posner
Cast: Luke Perry, Francie Swift, Gia Carides, Gary Basaraba, Jack Gilpin, Lisa Gay Hamilton, David Margulies, Matt McGrath, Hillary Bailey Smith, Karen Shallo, Diane Kagan, Maureen Shannon
Chrystie (Francie Swift) suffers from cystic fibrosis and requires a new set of lungs. Finding a donor is made more difficult by the fact that Chrystie has a rare blood type. Her husband, Marty (Luke Perry), desparately searches for a donor and finds Gale (Gia Carides) with whom he starts an affair. Chrystie fnds out about the affair and, furthermore, figures out that Marty intends to murder Gale for her lungs.
|Lucky Break 1994 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
aka: Paperback Romance
Director: Ben Lewin
Cast: Gia Carides, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Gibney, Sioban Tuke, Jacek Koman, Robyn Nevin, Marshall Napier, Lewis Fiander, Mary-Anne Fahey, Michael Edward-Stevens, Steady Eddy, Michael Veitch, Nicholas Bell
Sex novelist Sophie (Gia Carides) is in love with a scoundrel, Eddie (Anthony LaPaglia), who is engaged to another. When Sophie breaks her leg, she uses the catastrophe to make a play for Eddie–with disastrous results.
|Maze 2000 R, 97 min.|
Director: Rob Morrow
Cast: Rob Morrow, Laura Linney, Craig Sheffer, Rose Gregorio, Robert Hogan, Gia Carides, Betsy Aldern, Keenan Shimizu, Matthew Storff, Sheila Zane
Lyle Maze (Rob Morrow), a New York artist suffering from Tourette Syndrome, has only two good friends–Callie (Laura Linney) and Mike (Craig Sheffer). When Mike takes off for seven months to serve in the Doctors Without Borders organization, Callie, pregnant with Mike's child, is left behind. Maze steps in, becomes Callie's birthing coach, and falls in love with her.
|My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2002 PG, 95 min.|
Director: Joel Zwick
Cast: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, Michael Constantine, Gia Carides, Andrea Martin, Louis Mandylor, Joey Fatone, Bruce Gray, Frank Falcone
Thirty-year-old Toula (Nia Vardalos) is a Greek-Canadian, single woman whose father, Gus (Michael Constantine), wants her to marry. Even more important, he wants her to marry a Greek. But when Toula falls in love with non-Greek Ian (John Corbett), wedding plans are made, and the fun begins.
|One Last Thing... 2006 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Alex Steyermark
Cast: Michael Angarano, Cynthia Nixon, Sunny Mabrey, Matt Bush, Gideon Glick, Gina Gershon, Wyclef Jean, Gia Carides, Johnny Messner, Dana Eskelson, Coati Mundi, Brian Stokes Mitchell
Sixteen-year-old Dylan (Michael Angarano) is dying, and when "United Wish Givers" grants him a wish, he reveals during a televised news conference that he wishes to spend a weekend with supermodel Nikki Sinclair (Sunny Mabrey). A photo-op is scheduled, and during the shoot Nikki tells Dylan to call if he ever comes to New York. It doesn't take long before Dylan and friends Ricky (Matt Bush) and Slap (Gideon Glick) set off on a series of misadventures during a trip to the Big Apple where Dylan hopes to cross paths with Nikki.
|Stick It 2006 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Jessica Bendinger
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, Vanessa Lengies, Nikki SooHoo, Maddy Curley, Kellan Lutz, John Patrick Amedori, Tarah Paige, Mio Dzakula, Svetlana Efremova, Jon Gries, Gia Carides, Polly Holliday, Julie Warner
Award-winning gymnast Haley Graham (Missy Peregrym) suddenly gave up her sport in the middle of a meet and is now dirt biking and in trouble with both her divorced parents (Jon Gries and Gia Carides) and the law. Following her arrest for property damage, Judge Westreich (Polly Holliday) gives Haley a choice of serving time in jail or attending a VGA school run by gymnast Burt Vickerman (Jeff Bridges). Haley opts for the school, but her attitude is negative toward Burt and the other gymnasts–Mina (Maddy Curley), Wei Wei (Nikki SooHoo), and Joanna (Vanessa Lengies). However, by story's end, Haley learns that she can rebel and still be a good person and team player as well.
|Strictly Ballroom 1992 PG, 94 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance / Musical
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Cast: Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice, Bill Hunter, Pat Thomson, Barry Otto, Gia Carides, Antonio Vargas, Peter Whitford, John Hannan, Sonia Kruger, Kris McQuade, Pip Mushin, Leonie Page
Fran (Tara Morice) is a wallflower dreaming of dancing with ballroom dancing champion Scott (Paul Mercurio). Lo and behold, Scott chooses Fran as his new partner, and they soar to new heights in ballroom dancing.
|1. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)|
2. Bad Company (1995)
3. Letters from a Killer (1998)
4. Lifebreath (1997)
aka: Last Breath
5. Lucky Break (1994)
aka: Paperback Romance
6. Maze (2000)
7. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
8. One Last Thing... (2006)
9. Stick It (2006)
10. Strictly Ballroom (1992)
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