|Bottle Shock 2008 PG-13, 110 min.|
Director: Randall Miller
Cast: Chris Pine, Alan Rickman, Bill Pullman, Rachael Taylor, Freddy Rodriguez, Eliza Dushku, Bradley Whitford, Dennis Farina, Miguel Sandoval, Joe Regalbuto, Hal B. Klein, Kirk Baily, Philippe Bergeron, Mark Famiglietti
In 1976, British expatriate Steven Spurrier (Alan Rickman), now living in Paris where he owns a wine shop, sets up a wine competition. Having heard about California wines, Spurrier researches the wineries there and finds Jim Barret's (Bill Pullman) winery, Chateau Montelana. Jim's hippie son Bo (Chris Pine) isn't very interested in the family business, but Jim agrees to enter the contest, despite being suspicious that the contest is rigged in favor of the French. He brings his wine to Paris–and the rest is history when Napa Valley gains its reputation worldwide as a superior wine region. Based on a true story.
|Honkytonk Man 1982 PG, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Musical
Director: Clint Eastwood
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, John McIntire, Alexa Kenin, Verna Bloom, Barry Corbin, Matt Clark, Jerry Hardin, Tim Thomerson, Macon McCalman, Joe Regalbuto, Gary Grubbs, Linda Hopkins, Rebecca Clemons, Johnny Gimble
Red Stoval (Clint Eastwood) is a tubercular alcoholic who, while traveling to Nashville to sing at the Grand Ole Opry, stops at his sister's Oklahoma farm. Red's nephew Whit (Kyle Eastwood), forms a bond with Red and joins him on the rest of the trek, serving as his uncle's protector. Red's Grandpa (John McIntire) and teenager Marlene (Alexa Kenin), who wants to give up prostitution and have a singing career, also join them along the way. Clint Eastwood's son Kyle makes his acting debut in this film, and he IS good.
|Invitation to Hell 1984 TV, 96 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Wes Craven
Cast: Robert Urich, Joanna Cassidy, Susan Lucci, Joe Regalbuto, Kevin McCarthy, Patty McCormack, Bill Erwin, Soleil Moon Frye, Barret Oliver, Nicholas Worth, Virginia Vincent, Greg Monaghan
Matt (Robert Urich) starts a new life in California working on a top secret space suit project. He and his wife and children are continuously being urged to join an exclusive country club, but he thinks the people in the club act strangely. His wife and children join the club, the demonic influences take hold, and Matt must resort to his space suit to overcome evil.
|J. Edgar Hoover 1987 TV, 110 min.|
Director: Robert E. Collins
Cast: Treat Williams, Rip Torn, David Ogden Stiers, Andrew Duggan, Robert Harper, Art Hindle, Joe Regalbuto, Louise Fletcher
Based on William G. Sullivan and William S. Brown's book, "My 30 Years in Hoover's FBI," this made-for-TV movie stars Treat Williams in the title role in this kind treatment of J. Edgar Hoover.
|Lassiter 1984 R, 100 min.|
Director: Roger Young
Cast: Tom Selleck, Jane Seymour, Lauren Hutton, Bob Hoskins, Joe Regalbuto, Ed Lauter, Warren Clarke, Edward Peel, Christopher Malcolm, Harry Towb
The Nazis have $10 million worth of diamonds in London prior to World War II. Lassiter (Tom Selleck) is a jewel thief whose mission is to recover the cache.
|Missing 1982 PG, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Mystery
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea, Janice Rule, Charles Cioffi, Jerry Hardin, David Clennon, Richard Venture, Richard Bradford, Joe Regalbuto, Keith Szarabajka, John Doolittle, Ward Costello, Hansford Rowe
This fine drama concerns a family's frantic search for journalist Charles Horman (John Shea) who disappeared during a coup in Chile. Jack Lemmon plays the father who teams up with his daughter-in-law (Sissy Spacek) in an attempt to uncover the truth in a very tense situation. The film received an Oscar for Best Screenplay and was nominated for three others: Best Picture, Actor, and Actress.
|Raw Deal 1986 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: John Irvin
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Darren McGavin, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar, Blanche Baker, Steven Hill, Joe Regalbuto, Robert Davi, Ed Lauter, Mordecai Lawner, Louise Robey, Victor Argo, George P. Wilbur, Denver Mattson
After his son is killed while trying to protect a man scheduled to testify against mobster Patrovita (Sam Wanamaker), FBI chief Shannon (Darren McGavin) calls former FBI agent Mark Kaminsky (Arnold Schwarzenegger) back into service. His assignment is to infiltrate Chicago's largest mob, led by Max (Robert Davi). As Kaminsky works undercover to put away the gang members, violence is the order of the day–especially when he is given orders to kill Shannon.
|The Sicilian 1987 R, 119 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action
Director: Michael Cimino
Cast: Christopher Lambert, Terence Stamp, Barbara Sukowa, Giulia Boschi, Joss Ackland, John Turturro, Joe Regalbuto, Aldo Ray, Ray McAnally, Barry Miller, Richard Bauer, Andreas Katsulas, Michael Wincott, Derrick Branche, Richard Venture
This film, based on the best-selling novel by Mario Puzo, attempts to tell the story of Salvatore Giuliano (Christopher Lambert), an outlaw leader using Mafia ties to achieve his dreams for Sicilian independence. Giuliano robs rich landowners and gives to the poor peasants but becomes obsessed with his new-found popularity. The head of the Sicilian Mafia, Don Masino Croce (Joss Ackland), is determined to stop Giuliano and assigns Pissciota (John Turturro) the job of assassinating him.
|Six Weeks 1982 PG, 107 min.|
Director: Tony Bill
Cast: Mary Tyler Moore, Dudley Moore, Katherine Healy, Shannon Wilcox, Bill Calvert, Joe Regalbuto, Darwin Carson, John Harkins, Michael Ensign, Anne Ditchburn, Chea Collette, Clement St. George, Joan Yale Edmundson, Emily Seltzer, Martin Casella
This is the story of the last weekend of a young girl, Nicole Dreyfus (Katherine Healy), whose mother Charlotte (Mary Tyler Moore) and friend Patrick Dalton (Dudley Moore) take her to New York City. During the ensuing three days, she makes the most of her short life (skating at Rockefeller Center and dancing the lead in THE NUTCRACKER ballet) before dying of Leukemia.
|The Star Chamber 1983 R, 109 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Peter Hyams
Cast: Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Sharon Gless, Yaphet Kotto, James Sikking, Joe Regalbuto, Don Calfa, John DiSanti, Otis Day, Jack Kehoe, Larry Hankin, Dick Anthony Williams, Margie Impert, Dana Gladstone, David Proval
Judges who are frustrated with turning criminals free on technicalities become members of "The Star Chamber" and decide to mete out their own punishments without regard for constitutional law. When his colleague Benjamin Caulfield (Hal Holbrook) invites young judge Steve Hardin (Michael Douglas) to join the secret organization, Hardin uncovers a diabolical plot and, in the process, becomes their target.
|The Sword and the Sorcerer 1982 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Adventure / Action
Director: Albert Pyun
Cast: Lee Horsley, Kathleen Beller, Richard Lynch, George Maharis, Simon MacCorkindale, Richard Moll, Robert Tessier, Nina Van Pallandt, Jeff Corey, Anna Bjorn, Joe Regalbuto, Anthony De Longis, Joseph Ruskin, Russ Marin, Earl Maynard
Although this movie has a plot that is difficult to discern and actors who are given weak dialogue, it is saved by the comedy of Lee Horsley. This adventure is all about an evil king and rebels who want to retake the kingdom.
|1. Bottle Shock (2008)|
2. Honkytonk Man (1982)
3. Invitation to Hell (1984)
4. J. Edgar Hoover (1987)
5. Lassiter (1984)
6. Missing (1982)
7. Prime Target (1989)
8. Raw Deal (1986)
9. The Sicilian (1987)
10. Six Weeks (1982)
11. The Star Chamber (1983)
12. The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
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