|Bewitched 2005 PG-13, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Nora Ephron
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Burns, Jim Turner, Stephen Colbert, David Alan Grier, Michael Badalucco, Carole Shelley, Steve Carell, Katie Finneran, James Lipton
In this film version of the popular TV show, Nicole Kidman takes on the role of infamous and funny witch Samantha, while Will Ferrell and Shirley MacLaine play Samantha's husband and mother: Darren and Endora. Not Oscar material, but fun to watch.
|Joe's Apartment 1996 PG-13, 80 min.|
Director: John Payson
Cast: Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Robert Vaughn, Don Ho, Jim Turner, Sandra "Pepa" Denton, Shiek Mahmud-Bey, Billy West, David Huddleston, Reginald Hudlin
A young Iowan (Jerry O'Connell) moves to New York and settles into a rent-controlled apartment. The apartment is infested with cockroaches, but these roaches are a bit different–they sing and dance and become Joe's friends.
|Meet Dave 2008 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Sci-Fi
Director: Brian Robbins
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Scott Caan, Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Mike O'Malley, Pat Kilbane, Judah Friedlander, Marc Blucas, Jim Turner, Austyn Myers, Adam Tomei, Brian Huskey, Shawn Christian
Aliens from the planet Nil embark on a mission to drain Earth's oceans in order to use the salt for an alternative fuel source. The inch-tall Nilians arrive at the Statue of Liberty aboard their human-shaped spacecraft "Dave" (Eddie Murphy) on which the captain (also Murphy) operates from the ship's bridge–between "Dave's" eyes. Months earlier, the Nilians had sent an orb to suck up Earth's water, but it went astray and ended up in 5th-grader Josh's (Austyn Myers) bedroom. Now, "Dave"–controlled by the captain and crew–works its way across New York City where "Dave" meets Josh in an attempt to regain the orb. "Dave" meets and befriends Josh's widowed mother Gina (Elizabeth Banks), and then problems develop when it is learned that "Dave's" energy supply is damaged, and the mission must be performed during the next 48 hours while the ship still has enough energy to take off.
|Programmed to Kill 1987 R, 91 min.|
Director: Allan Holzman
Cast: Robert Ginty, Sandahl Bergman, James Booth, Alex Courtney, Louise Caire Clark, Peter Bromilow, George Fisher, Jim Turner
When an American agent kills a terrorist, the government is able to bring the terrorist back in the form of a computerized weapon. As the operation goes into full swing, problems develop because the computer does not always cooperate with its commands.
|The Ref 1994 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Ted Demme
Cast: Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Glynis Johns, Raymond J. Barry, Richard Bright, Christine Baranski, Adam LeFevre, Ellie Raab, Phillip Nicoll, Bill Raymond, John Scurti, Jim Turner, Herbie Ade
Gus (Denis Leary) just cannot quite make it in his chosen field–burglary! One Christmas Eve, his burglary attempt becomes so fouled up that he must take his victims captive in their own home. There he is faced not only with their arguing but also with all of the relatives who come to "celebrate" the holiday.
|1. Bewitched (2005)|
2. Joe's Apartment (1996)
3. Meet Dave (2008)
4. Programmed to Kill (1987)
5. The Ref (1994)
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