|Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe 1991 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Adventure
Director: Damian Lee
Cast: Jesse Ventura, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Damian Lee, Jerry Levitan, Marjorie Bransfield, Ken Quinn, Marilyn Lightstone, Moses Znaimer, Robert Nasmith, Kris Michaels, Francis Mitchell, James Belushi, Layne Coleman, Sonja Belliveau, Erica Heenan
Five years ago, with a single touch, alien renegade Secundus (Sven-Ole Thorsen) impregnated Earthling Sonia (Marjorie Bransfield) with a mutant embryo containing powers to destroy the universe. Within minutes, Sonia gave birth to Tommy. Now, an alien cop, Abraxas (Jesse Ventura), comes to Earth in an attempt to arrest Secundus before he obtains the anti-life matter from Tommy (Francis Mitchell).
|Predator 1987 R, 107 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Horror / Thriller
Director: John McTiernan
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Jesse Ventura, Sonny Landham, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill Duke, R.G. Armstrong, Kevin Peter Hall, Richard Chaves, Shane Black, Steve Boyum, William H. Burton, Henry Kingi
United States Major Dutch Schaeffer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and his commando unit are sent to the jungles of Latin America on a mission to rescue other commandos. A creature has been attacking the commandos, one-by-one. Dutch figures out that the creature is an alien, appears to be heavily armed, able to make itself invisible, and is attacking them for sport. But, it is not until the end of their race to safety that Dutch is able to confirm his suspicions when he comes face to face with the Predator. There is a sequel.
|Repossessed 1990 PG-13, 84 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Horror
Director: Bob Logan
Cast: Linda Blair, Ned Beatty, Leslie Nielsen, Anthony Starke, Lana Schwab, Thom Sharp, Jesse Ventura, Karen Person, Melissa Moore, Bryan O'Byrne, Benj Thall, Dove Dellos, Jacquelyn Masche, Kathy Topia, Willie Garson
Father Mayii (Leslie Nielson) had performed an exorcism on Nancy (Linda Blair) when she was young, but, once again, Nancy has been taken over by evil spirits. When Father Mayii is unwilling to perform another exorcism, television evangelists Ernest and Fanny Weller (Ned Beatty and Lana Schwab) perform the exorcism on their live TV broadcast–an act that does not come off as planned.
|Ricochet 1991 R, 105 min.|
Director: Russell Mulcahy
Cast: Denzel Washington, John Lithgow, Ice-T, Kevin Pollak, Lindsay Wagner, Mary Ellen Trainor, John Amos, Victoria Dillard, Josh Evans, Jesse Ventura
After rookie cop Nick Styles (Denzel Washington) captures psychopath Blake (John Lithgow), Styles rises to the position of Assistant District Attorney. What he has not counted on is Blake's revenge.
|The Running Man 1987 R, 101 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Thriller
Director: Paul Michael Glaser
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Richard Dawson, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown, Jesse Ventura, Erland Van Lindth, Marvin J. McIntyre, Dweezil Zappa, Dey Young, Gus Rethwisch, Professor Toru Tanaka, Mick Fleetwood, Karen Leigh Hopkins, Sven-Ole Thorsen
This story takes place in 2017; Ben Richards (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is an innocent convict who is selected to compete in a game show, "The Running Man." His objective: get through the obstacles to safety. As can be imagined, there is plenty of action in this $27 million thriller. The story is from the Stephen King novel.
|1. Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1991)|
2. No Holds Barred (1989)
3. Predator (1987)
4. Repossessed (1990)
5. Ricochet (1991)
6. The Running Man (1987)
In The News