|A Fine Mess 1986 PG, 95 min.|
Director: Blake Edwards
Cast: Ted Danson, Howie Mandel, Richard Mulligan, Stuart Margolin, Maria Conchita Alonso, Jennifer Edwards, Paul Sorvino, Rick Ducommun, Keye Luke, Ed Herlihy, Walter Charles, Tawny Moyer, Emma Walton, Carrie Leigh, Sharan Lea
When an actor overhears a plot to drug racehorses, he immediately finds himself in jeopardy because of what he knows. Slapstick that does not work.
|Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990 PG-13, 106 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Comedy / Horror / Sci-Fi
Director: Joe Dante
Cast: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky, Robert Picardo, Tony Randall, Christopher Lee, Dick Miller, Keye Luke, Kathleen Freeman, Haviland Morris, Jackie Joseph, Gedde Watanabe, Shawn Nelson, Howie Mandel
The Gremlins are back, and this time they invade the Clamp Center office building in New York that is owned by billionaire Daniel Clamp (John Glover). Billy (Zach Galligan) and Kate (Phoebe Cates) are also back, and now they work for Clamp. One day, they find a Gremlin in the building. But, it is too late, the Gremlin reproduces a new generation of Gremlins, and their leader Brain Gremlin (voice of Tony Randall) is plotting an escape after dark so that they can wreak havoc on New York. Lots of funny stuff with the gore.
|Hansel & Gretel 2002 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Family / Fantasy
Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe
Cast: Taylor Momsen, Jacob Smith, Delta Burke, Howie Mandel, Gerald McRaney, Lynn Redgrave, Alana Austin, Bob Goldthwait, Dakota Fanning, Sinbad, Tom Arnold, Daniel Roebuck
The popular Grimm's fairy tale gets an updating to, presumably, have a greater appeal to the modern child. When Hansel's (Jacob Smith) and Gretel's (Taylor Momsen) father (Gerald McRaney) heads to the city in search of work, their dastardly stepmother (Delta Burke) takes the opportunity of getting rid of them in an enchanted forest where the adventures begin for the youngsters.
|Little Monsters 1989 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Fantasy / Comedy / Adventure
Director: Richard Greenberg
Cast: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Rick Ducommun, Daniel Stern, Margaret Whitton, Ben Savage, Frank Whaley, William Murray Weiss, Devin Ratray, Amber Barretto, J. Michael Hunter, Tom Hull, Lisa Cain, Magbee, Tony Bonsignore
Eleven-year-old Brian (Fred Savage) meets Maurice (Howie Mandel), a monster that lives under Brian's bed. The two become friends and Maurice takes Brian into his world where ladders connect to other children's beds and where there are fun and games and mischief. Troubles lie ahead when Brian's younger brother Eric (Ben Savage) is taken by monsters Boy (Frank Whaley) and Snik (Rick Ducommun), but Brian and friends Todd (William Murray Weiss), Ronnie (Devin Ratay), Kiersten (Amber Baretto), and Maurice come to the rescue–just before sunrise.
|Tribulation 2000 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
aka: Apocalypse III: Tribulation
Director: Andre van Heerden
Cast: Gary Busey, Margot Kidder, Howie Mandel, Nick Mancuso, Leigh Lewis, Gerry Quigley, Sherry Miller, Lawrence Bayne, Joseph Ziegler, Jennifer Baxter, Nigel Shawn Williams, Wayne Best, Costa Kamateros, Patrick Gallagher, Nichole Nordeman
This is the third entry in the Christian Apocalypse series that is based on Biblical prophecy. Policeman Tom Canburo (Gary Busey) is too busy to worry about religious matters, but his deeply religious sister (Margot Kidder) continues to work on him. As events unfold, Tom has his hands full when he comes up against the powerful anti-Christ.
|1. A Fine Mess (1986)|
2. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
3. Hansel & Gretel (2002)
4. Little Monsters (1989)
5. Tribulation (2000)
aka: Apocalypse III: Tribulation
6. Walk Like a Man (1987)
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