|Anastasia 1997 G, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Musical / Drama
Director: Don Bluth
Cast: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Christopher Lloyd, Hank Azaria, Bernadette Peters, Kirsten Dunst, Angela Lansbury, Rick Jones, Andrea Martin, Glenn Walker Harris Jr., Debra Mooney, Arthur Malet, Charity James, Liz Callaway
The Romanovs have been ruling Russia for 300 years, and Czar Nicholas (voice of Rick Jones) is throwing a party to celebrate. During the festivities, the evil Grigori Rasputin (voice of Christopher Lloyd) appears on the scene and places a curse on the Romanov family. Young Anastasia Romanov (voice of Kirsten Dunst) suffers amnesia after hitting her head and is separated from her grandmother, the Dowager Empress Maria (voice of Angela Lansbury). Years pass, and Anastasia (now the voice of Meg Ryan), who believes that her name is Anya, wants to learn who she really is. She travels to Paris with con men Dimitri (voice of John Cusack) and Vladimir (voice of Christopher Lloyd) who plan to pass Anya off as Anastasia and collect the reward money. They do not know that Anya is the real Anastasia, and a final showdown with Rasputin awaits.
|Say Anything... 1989 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Cameron Crowe
Cast: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor, Pamela Adlon, Loren Dean, Joan Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Eric Stoltz, Jason Gould, Amy Brooks, Glenn Walker Harris Jr., Charles Walker, Russel Lunday, Polly Platt
Seattle high-school valedictorian Diane Court (Ione Skye) has received a scholarship, and her doting father James (John Mahoney) is thrilled. But, when Army brat Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) starts dating Diane during the summer, James objects because, according to James, he is an "underachiever." James pressures Diane to stop the relationship with Lloyd in this story that shows how teenage romance can be beautiful, touching, and humorous all at the same time.
|1. Anastasia (1997)|
2. Say Anything... (1989)
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