|Body and Soul 1981 R, 100 min.|
Director: George Bowers
Cast: Peter Lawford, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Perry Lang, Jayne Kennedy, Michael V. Gazzo, Kim Hamilton, Muhammad Ali, Gilbert Lewis, Mel Welles, Chris Wallace, Robbie Epps, J.B. Williamson, Al Denava, Danny Wells, Nikki Swasey
This is a remake of the excellent Robert Rossen film about a poor boy who wants to find success in the boxing ring. Muhammad Ali's brief appearance is the film's highlight.
|Cross of Fire 1989 TV, 200 min.|
Director: Paul Wendkos
Cast: John Heard, Mel Harris, David Morse, Lloyd Bridges, Kim Hunter, George Dzundza, Donald Moffat, Keith Szarabajka, William Schallert, Gilbert Lewis
Originally a two-part TV movie, this is a good biography of the rise and fall of the 1920s KKK Grand Dragon, D.C. Stephenson (John Heard).
|Don Juan DeMarco 1995 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Jeremy Leven
Cast: Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway, Johnny Depp, Geraldine Pailhas, Bob Dishy, Rachel Ticotin, Talisa Soto, Richard C. Sarafian, Tresa Hughes, Stephen Singer, Franc Luz, Carmen Argenziano, Jo Champa, Esther Scott, Gilbert lewis
Although he is set to retire the next day, psychiatrist Dr. Jack Mickler (Marlon Brando) talks suicidal Don Juan (Johnny Depp) down from the top of a billboard and takes him on as a client. The new client thinks he is the great Spanish lover, Don Juan. Through their conversations, Mickler is forced to re-examine his own beliefs about love and passion.
|The Kid Who Loved Christmas 1990 TV, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Cast: Cicely Tyson, Michael Warren, Sammy Davis Jr., Gilbert Lewis, Ken Page, Della Reese, Esther Rolle, Ben Vereen, Vanessa Williams, Trent Cameron, Jimmy Carville, Paula Anglin, John Beal, Irma P. Hall, Peter Siragusa
This touching Christmas story is about young orphan Reggie (Trent Cameron) who finally gets a new father. But, the father is a traveling musician, and the adoption agency decides that he is not the right choice. Reggie is again in a foster home and is determined to join his musician father for the holidays. Looking for an answer to his dream, Reggie goes to the local department store Santa (Jimmy Carville) for help. Will Santa perform the miracle? This film, co-produced by Eddie Murphy, was Sammy Davis Jr.'s last film appearance.
|1. Body and Soul (1981)|
2. Cross of Fire (1989)
3. Don Juan DeMarco (1995)
4. The Kid Who Loved Christmas (1990)
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