|3: The Dale Earnhardt Story 2004 TV, 92 min.|
Director: Russell Mulcahy
Cast: Barry Pepper, Elizabeth Mitchell, Andrea Powell, J.K. Simmons, Craig S. Harper, Sean Bridgers, Greg Thompson, David Sherrill, David Wilson, Teresa Delgado, Joe Chrest, Michael Flippo, Ron Prather, Chad McCumbee, Marshal McGee
This biography of NASCAR racing legend Dale Earnhardt (Barry Pepper) follows Dale from his childhood through his rise in racing, to becoming the most well-known racer in the U.S., to his death in the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500. Made for ESPN TV.
|Faith of My Fathers 2005 PG-13, 100 min.|
Director: Peter Markle
Cast: Shawn Hatosy, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Scott Glenn, J.D. Evermore, Erin Cottrell, Korbi Dean, Chi Muoi Lo, Shea Whigham, Joe Chrest, Michael Arata, Ashley Taylor, Troy Ruptash, Jason Alan Smith, Robert Heath Hickman, Nick Gomez
This made-for-TV production is based on Senator John McCain's memoirs. The story includes his life as a Navy Junior and his years of school and training in the U.S. Navy, but it focuses mainly on his six years as a POW in Vietnam.
|King of the Hill 1993 PG-13, 103 min.|
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Jesse Bradford, Jeroen Krabbe, Lisa Eichhorn, Karen Allen, Spalding Gray, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Chrest, Adrien Brody, Katherine Heigl, Cameron Boyd, John McConnell, Amber Benson, Kristin Griffith, Chris Samples, Peggy Freisen
Set in St. Louis during the Depression, this is the story of 12-year-old Aaron Kurlander's (Jesse Bradford) struggles to find himself by overcoming adversity and surviving on his own. His mother (Lisa Eichhorn) suffers from tuberculosis and is sent to a sanitarium, his younger brother Sullivan (Cameron Boyd) is sent away, and his father (Jeroen Krabbe) goes on the road as a traveling salesman. Aaron lives in a seedy hotel where he finally must deal with the harsh realities of his life.
|Lush 1999 R, 93 min.|
Director: Mark Gibson
Cast: Campbell Scott, Jared Harris, Laura Linney, Laurel Holloman, Nick Offerman, James "Kimo" Wills, James R. Hall Jr., Don Hood, Joe Chrest, Michael Cahill
Golf pro "Ex" Exley (Campbell Scott) drinks hard and is usually drunk at tee-off time. After a DUI arrest and jail time as a result of attempting to bribe the cop, he heads to New Orleans where he drinks and wanders the streets. He meets F. Firmin Carter (Jared Harris), a suicidal lawyer, who introduces Ex into the high-class, but decadent, crowd. After Firmin changes his will to make Ex his heir, Firmin disappears, and Ex is the likely suspect. Different and offbeat, but amusing.
|Welcome to the Rileys 2010 R, 110 min.|
Director: Jake Scott
Cast: Melissa Leo, James Gandolfini, Kristen Stewart, Ally Sheedy, Joe Chrest, Tiffany Coty, Eisa Davis, Lance E. Nichols, Peggy Walton-Walker, Sharon Landry, Kathy Lamkin, Kerry Cahill, Ken Hixon, Elliott Grey, David Jensen
Stressed-out Doug Riley (James Gandolfini) has been suffering marital problems with his wife Lois (Melissa Leo) following the death of their teenage daughter Emily eight years ago. When Doug leaves on a business trip to Louisiana, he meets 16-year-old stripper Mallory (Kristen Stewart) at a strip club, takes her under his wing, and offers her $100 a day to straighten out her life. Doug calls Lois and tells her that he will not be coming home. Now, Lois, who has been suffering from agoraphobia ever since their daughter died, gets in her car and drives to Louisiana. At first, Lois is shocked by what she finds but later warms to Mallory, moves in, and finds hope for renewing her marriage to Doug.
|1. 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004)|
2. Faith of My Fathers (2005)
3. King of the Hill (1993)
4. Lush (1999)
5. Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
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