|Alien Trespass 2009 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Sci-Fi / Horror / Thriller
Director: R.W. Goodwin
Cast: Eric McCormack, Jenni Baird, Dan Lauria, Robert Patrick, Jody Thompson, Andrew Dunbar, Sarah Smyth, Aaron Brooks, Tom McBeath, Vincent Gale, Jerry Wasserman, Jonathan Young, Michael Roberds, Sage Brocklebank, Christina Schild
It is 1957 in California's Mojave Desert, and Ted Lewis (Eric McCormack) spots a shooting star while celebrating an anniversary dinner with his wife Lana (Jody Thompson). Meanwhile, a local diner waitress Tammy (Jenni Baird) looks out her window and sees the same shooting star. But, it really isn't a shooting star. Instead, it is an alien spaceship that crashes in the desert, and the only witnesses are teenagers Dick and Penny (Andrew Dunbar and Sarah Smyth) who are parked on a lovers' lane near the crash site. Urp emerges from the spaceship in pursuit of Ghota–a one-eyed monster that has escaped. In order to neutralize the monster, Urp takes over Ted's body but finds that there is little support from police Chief Dawson (Dan Lauria) or from officer Vernon (Robert Patrick). Now, Urp joins forces with Penny to track down the monster and prevent it from conquering the world.
|The Butterfly Effect 2 2006 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: John R. Leonetti
Cast: Eric Lively, Erica Durance, Dustin Milligan, Gina Holden, David Lewis, Andrew Airlie, Chris Gauthier, Susan Hogan, JR Bourne, Lindsay Maxwell, Zoran Vukelic, Jerry Wasserman, John Mann, Tom Bulmer, Veena Sood
After Nick's (Eric Lively) girlfriend Julie (Erica Durance) is killed in a car accident, he has problems coping with the tragedy. Then, Nick discovers that he has the ability to travel into the past, and he time travels to change the events leading to the accident. But, what Nick does not know is that changing those past events can result in troubling consequences for all involved.
|Christina's House 1999 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Gavin Wilding
Cast: Brendan Fehr, Brad Rowe, Allison Lange, John Savage, Lorne Stewart, Crystal Buble, Jerry Wasserman, Chelsea Hobbs, Sigrid M. Spade, Chilton Crane
Seventeen-year-old Christina (Allison Lange) moves into a new home with weirdo dad (John Savage) and loser brother. While she decides on which of two boys (Brendan Fehr and Brad Rowe) she likes best, things go awry at the house when it is clear that there is another inhabitant–and it/he/she leaves messages and presents for Christina. It/he/she isn't afraid to kill, either. Absolutely terrible movie–maybe even a candidate for the "Worst 10 List."
|A Cooler Climate 1999 R, 100 min.|
Director: Susan Seidelman
Cast: Sally Field, Judy Davis, Winston Rekert, Jerry Wasserman, Carly Pope, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gerard Plunkett, Alec Willows, Denalda Williams, Peter Yunker
Iris (Sally Field) is recently divorced and must seek work. She takes a job as housekeeper for bitter, wealthy Paula (Judy Davis), who takes her frustrations out on Iris. After Paula's marriage falls apart, a friendship with Iris develops. And now a word from our soapsuds sponsor.
|Cyberjack 1995 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi
aka: Virtual Assassin
Director: Robert Lee
Cast: Michael Dudikoff, Suki Kaiser, Brion James, Jon Cuthbert, James Thom, Topaz Hasfal-Schou, Garvin Cross, Dean McKenzie, Duncan Fraser, Alvin Sanders, Jerry Wasserman, John Tench
Ex-cop, now janitor at a bio-research laboratory, Nick (Michael Dudikoff) tries to put the killing of his partner by the dastardly Nassim (Brion James) behind him. But, Nassim intends to control the world–if he can steal a deadly computer virus developed by Nick's company. So, when Nassim and his band of thugs break into the lab to put his plan into action, Nick must rise to the occasion.
|The Fly II 1989 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Director: Chris Walas
Cast: Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga, Lee Richardson, John Getz, Frank C. Turner, Gary Chalk, Ann Marie Lee, Saffron Henderson, Harley Cross, Pat Bermel, William S. Taylor, Jerry Wasserman, Duncan Fraser
That man/fly hybrid BrundleFly Seth Brum (Jeff Goldblum) was a research scientist who was shot to death by his pregnant girlfriend in the first film, "The Fly" (1986). The girlfriend dies giving birth to their son, Martin, who is raised by Seth's evil boss Anton Bartok (Lee Richardson). Now, Martin (Eric Stoltz), who matures five times faster than a normal kid, is fully grown and, as a boy genius, is dreading his metamorphosis. His girlfriend Beth (Daphne Zuniga) helps him look for a way to cure himself, and answers lying within the Telepod appear to be the only chance he has of saving himself from a terrible fate.
|Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure 1998 TV, 89 min.|
Director: John Power
Cast: Alyssa Milano, Bruce Campbell, William Morgan Sheppard, Tom Heaton, Peter Fleming, Frank C. Turner, Tom McBeath, Terence Kelly, Charles Siegel, Jerry Wasserman
It's the 1890s and an expedition to Alaska to strike it rich is formed. Along with the men is a perky woman ( Alyssa Milano). This made-for-TV Disney production is good for kids.
|I, Robot 2004 PG-13, 115 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Alex Proyas
Cast: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Tudyk, James Cromwell, Bruce Greenwood, Adrian Ricard, Chi McBride, Jerry Wasserman, Fiona Hogan, Peter Shinkoda, Terry Chen, David Haysom, Scott Heindl, Sharon Wilkins, Craig March
It is the year 2035, and robots have become part of the modern world. A prominent robot inventor, Dr. Alfred Lanning (James Cromwell), turns up dead, and his death arouses suspicions of police Detective Del Spooner (Will Smith) who believes robots had a role in Lanning's death. Great special effects resulting in an Academy Award nomination.
|Malicious 1995 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Ian Corson
Cast: Molly Ringwald, Patrick McGaw, Sarah Lassez, Ryan Michael, Mimi Kuzyk, John Vernon, Rick Henrickson, Jennifer Copping, Joe Maffei, Jerry Wasserman, Jay Brazeau, Marlene Worrall, Stephen E. Miller
Doug Gordon (Patrick McGaw) studies sports medicine but takes a break one night and attends a party where he is seduced by Melissa (Molly Ringwald). Doug considers the affair to be a one-night stand, but Melissa does not agree and takes revenge on Doug's mother (Mimi Kuzyk), his girlfriend Laura (Sarah Lassez), and even his cat.
|Mask of Death 1996 R, 89 min.|
Director: David Mitchell
Cast: Lorenzo Lamas, Rae Dawn Chong, Billy Dee Williams, George Jenesky, Jerry Wasserman, Thomas Cavanagh, Kevin McNulty, Tim Henry, Ciara Hunter, James Crescenzo
Lyle (Lorenzo Lamas) and Frank (George Jenesky) are on the lam, though Frank is really working for the FBI to trap Lyle. In the process they take hostages, including Detective Turner (Rae Dawn Chong) and Detective McKenna's (also Lamas) wife. When McKenna shows up, bullets fly and Lyle is killed. Now, McKenna takes on the persona of Lyle to finish the job, as does Turner, McKenna's partner. Poor story, poor acting, poor directing, etc.
|Mr. Magoo 1997 PG, 95 min.|
Director: Stanley Tong
Cast: Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, Malcolm McDowell, Nick Chinlund, Stephen Tobolowsky, Ernie Hudson, Miguel Ferrer, Jennifer Garner, Matt Keeslar, L. Harvey Gold, Jerry Wasserman, Terence Kelly, Rick Burgess
The myopic Mr. Magoo (Leslie Nielson) is cutting a ceremonial ribbon at a museum when he accidentally cuts a power line–just in time for a robbery. During the resulting confusion, Mr. Magoo ends up with a priceless ruby, the Star of Kuristan. And the chase is on with Mr. Magoo the target of an international manhunt.
|National Lampoon's Dad's Week Off 1997 R, 95 min.|
Director: Neal Israel
Cast: Henry Winkler, Olivia d'Abo, Richard Jeni, Justin Louis, Ken Pogue, Wendel Meldrum, Don S. Davis, Colleen Winton, Michael Andaluz, Jerry Wasserman
Jack (Henry Winkler) is expecting a week of recuperation while his wife and kids go away for the week. But a sexy manicurist Laura (Olivia d'Abo) enters the picture, and "recuperation" takes on a new definition.
|Outrage 1998 TV, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Cast: Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey, Eric Michael Cole, Shane Meier, Cyrus Thiedeke, Kathryn Harrold, Nathaniel DeVeaux, Jerry Wasserman, Fulvio Cecere, Colin Lawrence, Robert Wisden, Jennifer Clement, Bob Morrisey, Lesley Ewen, Christine Willes
A trio of teens breaks into insurance salesman Tom Casey's (Rob Lowe) car, and Tom calls the police. But the teens are well-connected, get just a slap on the wrist, and now start to intimidate Tom and his pregnant wife (Jennifer Grey). Weak made-for-TV thriller.
|Red Scorpion 2 1994 R, 94 min.|
Director: Michael Kennedy
Cast: Matt McColm, John Savage, Jennifer Rubin, Paul Ben-Victor, Michael Ironside, Michael Covert, Real Andrews, Duncan Fraser, George Touliatos, Vladimir Kulich, Suki Kaiser, Jerry Wasserman, Tong Lung, Anthony Stamboulieh, Samantha Schubert
The far-right-wing, white-supremacist hate group must be stopped, and an elite team with unique skills is put together to get the job done. Explosions, fires, gunfire, etc. abound.
|1. Alien Trespass (2009)|
2. The Butterfly Effect 2 (2006)
3. Christina's House (1999)
4. A Cooler Climate (1999)
5. Cyberjack (1995)
aka: Virtual Assassin
6. The Fly II (1989)
7. Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (1998)
8. I, Robot (2004)
9. Malicious (1995)
10. Mask of Death (1996)
11. Mr. Magoo (1997)
12. National Lampoon's Dad's Week Off (1997)
13. Outrage (1998)
14. Red Scorpion 2 (1994)
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