|The Amateur 1981 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Charles Jarrott
Cast: John Savage, Christopher Plummer, Marthe Keller, Arthur Hill, Nicholas Campbell, Ed Lauter, Graham Jarvis, John Marley, George Coe, Jan Rubes, Miguel Fernandes, Jan Triska, Jacques Godin, Lynne Griffin, Chapelle Jaffe
In this spy thriller, CIA computer expert Charles Heller's (John Savage) wife is murdered, and he threatens to reveal his insider's information to convince his bosses to train him as a professional killer. He then goes behind the Iron Curtain to investigate and uncovers espionage plots to achieve his goal of seeking revenge for his wife's murder.
|Apt Pupil 1998 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Bryan Singer
Cast: Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Bruce Davison, Elias Koteas, Joshua Jackson, David Schwimmer, Joe Morton, Mickey Cottrell, Jan Triska, Michael Byrne, Ann Dowd, James Karen, Marjorie Lovett, David Cooley, Heather McComb
Straight A student Todd Bowden (Brad Renfro) recognizes Kurt Dussander (Ian McKellen) as a former Nazi SS officer and proceeds to blackmail him in exchange for details about the holocaust. Tables are turned as Todd, himself, finds his life deteriorating as he becomes an apt pupil and, eventually, a menacing young man. From a Stephen King story.
|Black Eagle 1988 PG-13, 93 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Eric Karson
Cast: Sho Kosugi, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Doran Clark, Bruce French, Vladimir Skomarovsky, William Bassett, Gene Davis, Kane Kosugi, Shane Kosugi, Jan Triska, Dorota Puzio, George Portelli, Alfred Mallia, Joe Quattromani, Victor Bartolo
An American military jet, a F-100, goes down in the Mediterranean, and the CIA sends an agent, Ken Tani (Sho Kosugi), to find missing secret equipment. Events heat up when the KGB also sends in an agent, Andrei (Jean-Claude Van Damme).
|The Karate Kid, Part III 1989 PG, 111 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Action
aka: The Karate Kid III
Director: John G. Avildsen
Cast: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Robyn Lively, Thomas Ian Griffith, Martin Kove, Sean Kanan, Randee Heller, Jonathan Avildsen, Christopher Paul Ford, Pat E. Johnson, Rick Hurst, Frances Bay, Jan Triska, Diana Webster, Joseph V. Perry
Miyagi (Pat Morita) is still tutoring Daniel (Ralph Macchio), but problems arise, and Daniel must work with Terry Silver (Thomas Ian Griffith) while training for an the All-Valley Championship against "the bad boy of karate" Mike Barnes (Sean Kanan). But, Terry is really working for Daniel's nemesis, John Kreese (Martin Kove), who, as Daniel will soon learn, will stop at nothing to take the title away from Daniel.
|The Omega Code 1999 PG-13, 99 min.|
Director: Robert Marcarelli
Cast: Casper Van Dien, Michael York, Catherine Oxenberg, Michael Ironside, Jan Triska, Gregory Wagrowski, Devon Odessa, William Hootkins, Robert Ito, George Coe
Antichrist Stone Alexander (Michael York) attempts to rule the world and attain a "New World Order." Set in Rome, Los Angeles, and Jerusalem, this adventure comes with action-filled car chases. BUT, it still bombs out.
|The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996 R, 127 min.|
Director: Milos Forman
Cast: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, James Cromwell, Crispin Glover, James Carville, Brett Harrelson, Donna Hanover, Vincent Schiavelli, Miles Chapin, Richard Paul, Burt Neuborne, Jan Triska, Cody Block, Ryan Post
This biography of the publisher of "Hustler" magazine, Larry Flynt (Woody Harrelson), focuses on Flynt's many legal battles over public decency. Courtney Love stands out in her role of Flynt's long-time lover and wife, Althea, who enjoys drugs, group sex, and bisexuality. The Flynts have made a fortune after creating the pornographic "Hustler" magazine, but now court cases ensue all over the country after Charles Keating (James Cromwell), who leads the Citizens for Decent Literature, legally attacks the magazine, and lawyer Alan Isaacman (Edward Norton) represents Flynt in cases that lead to the Supreme Court.
|Ronin 1998 R, 121 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: John Frankenheimer
Cast: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Jonathan Pryce, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgard, Skipp Sudduth, Sean Bean, Michael Lonsdale, Jan Triska, Bernard Bloch, Feodor Atkine, Tolsty, Ron Perkins, Amadou, Leopoldine Serre
Irish activist Dierdre (Natascha McElhone) hires a team to track down a mysterious briefcase–contents unknown. They do not know who hired them, but former CIA agent Sam (Robert De Niro), former Euro intelligence agent Vincent (Jean Reno), former KGB agent Gregor (Stellan Skarsgard), British demolitions expert Spence (Sean Bean), and driver Larry (Skipp Sudduth) set out to track down the briefcase. And the chase is on, with a few twists and turns, car chases, and action scenes as they travel from Paris, to Cannes, and then to Nice. 1 User Review
|Will watch again||bullethead 07/28/2010 |
|Unfaithfully Yours 1984 PG, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Howard Zieff
Cast: Dudley Moore, Nastassja Kinski, Armand Assante, Albert Brooks, Cassie Yates, Richard Libertini, Richard B. Shull, Art LaFleur, Jane Hallaren, Bernard Behrens, Jan Triska, Benjamin Rayson, Leonard Mann, Estelle Omens, Penny Peyser
This remake of 1948's "Unfaithfully Yours" stars Dudley Moore in the role of symphony conductor Claude Eastman who plots revenge for the affair he believes his wife Daniella (Nastassja Kinski) is enjoying with violinist Max Stein (Armand Assante). While conducting a symphony, Claude plots the method he will use to get revenge by murdering Daniella. But, the plan he dreams up turns out to be difficult to carry out, and the humor of his bungling becomes the name of the game.
|Up and Down 2004 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Jan Hrebejk
Cast: Petr Forman, Emilia Vasaryova, Jiri Machacek, Natasa Burger, Jan Triska, Ingrid Timkova, Kristyna Bokova, Pavel Liska, Marek Daniel, Jaroslav Dusek
Stories intertwine showing various sides of contemporary Czech society involving smugglers who find a baby left behind in their truck and sell the child on the black market, a security guard and his wife who would do anything to get a baby, and a professor who arranges a dinner for his estranged family. Jan Hrebejk and Petr Jarchovsky co-wrote the story on which this screenplay is based.
|1. The Amateur (1981)|
2. Apt Pupil (1998)
3. Black Eagle (1988)
4. The Karate Kid, Part III (1989)
aka: The Karate Kid III
5. The Omega Code (1999)
6. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
7. Ronin (1998)
8. Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
9. Up and Down (2004)
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