|The Four Deuces 1975 R, 87 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama
Director: William Bushnell Jr.
Cast: Jack Palance, Carol Lynley, Warren Berlinger, Adam Roarke, E.J. Peaker, Gianni Russo, Martin Kove, H.B. Haggerty, Johnny Haymer, Cherie Latimer, Damon Douglas, Ben Frommer, Mickey Morton, Jack O'Leary, Sierra Bandit
Prohibition-Era gangster Vic Morono (Jack Palance) owns a nightclub/casino, The Four Deuces. One night Vic's mobsters rob a load of gin from his archrival, mob boss, and also nightclub owner Chico Hamilton (Warren Berlinger), which sets off a violent gang war. Meanwhile, Vic's girlfriend (Carol Lynley) is drawn to a reporter, and their lives will certainly be in danger when the gang warfare ends, and Vic catches on to what is going on.
|The Godfather 1972 R, 175 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Diane Keaton, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Abe Vigoda, Al Lettieri, Talia Shire, Richard Bright, Gianni Russo, John Cazale
This film won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Actor (Marlon Brando), and Screenplay. A New York Mafia family, headed by Don Vito Corleone (Brando), lives in a world of close family ties and quick tempers. This provides the background for action when an assassination attempt goes awry and revenge is planned. There were also seven other Oscar nominations, including Best Actors in a Supporting Role (James Caan, Robert Duvall, and Al Pacino) and Best Director.
|Harvard Man 2001 R, 100 min.|
Director: James Toback
Cast: Adrian Grenier, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Joey Lauren Adams, Eric Stoltz, Rebecca Gayheart, Gianni Russo, Ray Allen, Michael Aparo, Scottie Epstein, John Neville
Harvard philosophy student and basketball player Alan Jensen (Adrian Grenier) makes a deal with the mob to throw a game and then must deal with his actions when the whole matter comes to light.
|Laserblast 1978 PG, 85 min.|
Director: Michael Rae
Cast: Kim Milford, Cheryl Smith, Gianni Russo, Ron Masak, Dennis Burkley, Barry Cutler, Keenan Wynn, Mike Bobenko, Roddy McDowall, Eddie Deezen
A laser gun was left behind in the California desert by aliens after they killed one of their own. Along comes Billy (Kim Milford), a teen who is routinely bullied; he takes the gun, mutates as an alien creature, and goes on a murderous rampage. Low budget and poorly acted, but still a little bit of fun as another film tries to capture Star Wars audiences.
|Super Mario Bros. 1993 PG, 104 min.|
Genre: Family / Action / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton
Cast: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis, Fisher Stevens, Richard Edson, Fiona Shaw, Gianni Russo, Lance Henriksen, Dan Castellaneta, Dana Kaminski, Mojo Nixon, Francesca P. Roberts, Sylvia Harman, Desiree Marie Velez
In this film version of the Nintendo game, the dirty dinos capture Princess Daisy (Samantha Mathis) and take her to Dinohattan, a world beneath Manhattan. Brooklyn plumbers Mario and Luigi (Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo) come to Princess Daisy's rescue from the evil King Koopa (Dennis Hopper).
|1. The Four Deuces (1975)|
2. The Godfather (1972)
3. Harvard Man (2001)
4. Laserblast (1978)
5. Lepke (1975)
6. Super Mario Bros. (1993)
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