|The Deli 1997 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: John A. Gallagher
Cast: Mike Starr, Matt Keeslar, Judith Malina, Brian Vincent, Michael Badalucco, Heavy D, Ice-T, Iman, Michael Imperioli, Debi Mazar
Lovable Johnny (Mike Starr) is a deli owner who gambles every chance he gets. Now, when his luck has really run out, Johnny, true to form, places one last bet that, IF he wins, would pay off all his debts.
|Exit to Eden 1994 R, 113 min.|
Director: Garry Marshall
Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Rosie O'Donnell, Dana Delany, Paul Mercurio, Hector Elizondo, Iman, Stuart Wilson, Donna Dixon, Rosemary Forsyth, John Schneider
Eden is a private resort where the staff aims to fulfill sexual fantasies. While there is no disputing that this film has sex, what it is lacking is full use of the comedic talent at hand. However, the time viewing will not be entirely wasted as Rosie O'Donnell and Dan Aykroyd do not disappoint.
|House Party 2 1991 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Doug McHenry
Cast: Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Iman, Paul Anthony, Queen Latifah, Tony Burton, William Schallert, Martin Lawrence, Helen Martin, Bowlegged Lou, B-Fine, Kamron, Whoopi Goldberg, Georg Stanford Brown
The first time around, the party was given while parents were away. Now, Kid (Christopher Reid) is in college but has loaned Play (Christopher Martin) money and is broke–but determined to find money for his college tuition. Play comes up with the solution: throw an all-night pajama party jam to raise funds to pay off the loan. Whoopi Goldberg makes a brief, comic appearance.
|L.A. Story 1991 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Mick Jackson
Cast: Steve Martin, Victoria Tennant, Richard E. Grant, Marilu Henner, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Pollak, Iman, Sam McMurray, Frances Fisher, Gail Grate, Eddie De Harp, M.C. Shan, Francis Fisher, Iman
Los Angeles TV weatherman Harris K. Telemacher (Steve Martin) is bored with his career and his girlfriend, Trudi (Marilu Henner). Harris is fired from his job and then learns that Trudi is having an affair with another man. While trying to overcome his problems, Harris spots an L.A. freeway sign that gives him a message that will change his life. While following the message's advice, Harris falls in love with British reporter Sara McDowell (Victoria Tennant), and his life is now on an upward spiral.
|No Way Out 1987 R, 114 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Roger Donaldson
Cast: Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young, Will Patton, Howard Duff, George Dzundza, Jason Bernard, Iman, Fred Dalton Thompson, Dennis Burkley, Leon Russom, Marshall Bell, Chris D., Michael Shillo, David Paymer
An American Naval officer, LCdr. Tom Farrell (Kevin Costner), is ordered to the staff of the Secretary of Defense in Washington, D.C., where he meets and has an affair with a local woman, Susan Atwel (Sean Young), who is then found murdered. Farrell is assigned the task of solving the crime and learns about a government cover-up. Susan had been having an affair with Secretary of Defense Brice (Gene Hackman), and he killed her. Brice's aide Scott Prichard (Will Patton) has covered up the evidence and even plants the story that a KGB mole killed Susan.
|Surrender 1987 PG, 98 min.|
Director: Jerry Belson
Cast: Sally Field, Michael Caine, Steve Guttenberg, Peter Boyle, Iman, Julie Kavner, Louise Lasser, Jackie Cooper, Michael A. Andrews, Jerry Lazarus, Tony Borgia, Frank Dicopoulos, Dominic Messina, Charles Noland, Paddi Edwards
No one can blame Daisy Morgan (Sally Field) for having problems deciding between Sean Stein (Michael Caine) and Marty (Steve Guttenberg) for her romantic partner. Now, throw in a money problem and you have the plot for this comedy.
|1. The Deli (1997)|
2. Exit to Eden (1994)
3. House Party 2 (1991)
4. The Human Factor (1980)
5. L.A. Story (1991)
6. No Way Out (1987)
7. Surrender (1987)
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