|The Apostle 1997 PG-13, 148 min.|
Director: Robert Duvall
Cast: Robert Duvall, Farrah Fawcett, Miranda Richardson, Todd Allen, June Carter Cash, Billy Bob Thornton, Billy Joe Shaver, John Beasley, Walton Goggins, Rick Dial, Paul Bagget, Emery Hopkins, Jewell Jernigan, Mary Lynette Braxton, Every Hopkins
Saintly preacher Eulis "Sonny" Dewey (Robert Duvall) is so upset by learning that his wife Jessie (Farrah Fawcett) is having an affair that he bashes her lover, Horace (Todd Allen), and leaves town. He heads for Louisiana under the alias of "The Apostle" and works as a media preacher with plans to build a new church. Duvall received a Best Actor Oscar nomination.
|Crazy in Alabama 1999 PG-13, 104 min.|
Director: Antonio Banderas
Cast: Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty, Meat Loaf, Rod Steiger, Richard Schiff, John Beasley, Robert Wagner, Noah Emmerich
In Antonio Banderas' first directorial effort, he combines two stories in one. The first involves an eccentric woman, Lucille (Melanie Griffith), who beheads her husband and flees to Hollywood. At the same time her nephew, Peejoe (Lucas Black), becomes involved in the meaning of another death that propels him into the middle of the 1960's civil rights battle.
|The Cure 1995 PG-13, 95 min.|
Director: Peter Horton
Cast: Brad Renfro, Joseph Mazzello, Annabella Sciorra, Diana Scarwid, Bruce Davison, Nicky Katt, Renee Humphrey, Mary McCusker, John Carroll Lynch, John Beasley
When 11-year-old Dexter (Joseph Mazzello) contracts AIDS from a blood transfusion, an unlikely friendship develops with another boy (Brad Renfro). This liaison leads to a summer adventure as the two boys look for an AIDS cure.
|Disappearing Acts 2000 R, 115 min.|
Director: Gina Prince
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Sanaa Lathan, Regina Hall, Lisa Arrindell Anderson, CCH Pounder, John Amos, Clark Johnson, Q-Tip, Aunjanue Ellis, John Beasley
Schoolteacher Zora (Sanaa Latham), who dreams of becoming a singing sensation, moves into a new neighborhood. She meets soon-to-be-divorced Franklin (Wesley Snipes), an out-of-work construction worker who wants to open his own business. A stormy love affair begins in this good, made-for-HBO film from a novel by Terry McMillan.
|Freedom Song 2000 TV, 150 min.|
Director: Phil Alden Robinson
Cast: Danny Glover, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Loretta Devine, Glynn Turman, Stan Shaw, Michael Jai White, John Beasley, Jason Weaver, David Strathairn, Rae'Ven Larrymore Kelly, Marcello Thedford, Donna Biscoe, Don Henderson Baker, Peter Bonner Briggs
In the 1960s, Mississippi's segregation days were about to end; this film's focus is on the efforts of the SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee). The lead role is that of Owen Walker (Vicellous Reon Shannon) who learns what his father, Will (Danny Glover), already knows: the trials and tribulations of organizing local Blacks to combat segregation.
|The Gift 2000 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror / Thriller
Director: Sam Raimi
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Giovanni Ribisi, Keanu Reeves, Katie Holmes, Greg Kinnear, Hilary Swank, Michael Jeter, Kim Dickens, Rosemary Harris, J.K. Simmons, Gary Cole, Lynnsee Provence, Hunter McGilvray, Chelcie Ross, John Beasley
Using decks of cards and her psychic vision, young widow Annie (Cate Blanchett) supplements her family income. One day, she "sees" Jessica King (Katie Holmes) in a pool of water and later learns that Jessica has mysteriously disappeared. Is Annie's "gift" great enough for her to uncover the facts behind a potential murder case?
|The Journeyman 2001 R, 95 min.|
Director: James Crowley
Cast: Brad Hunt, Daniel Lapaine, Dash Mihok, Arie Verveen, Barry Corbin, Assumpta Serna, Burton Gilliam, John Beasley, Leon Singer, Willie Nelson, Christopher Dahlberg, Joe Stevens
Reminiscent of spaghetti Westerns, this violent tale is centered on two brothers who were separated at a young age when their father was killed by a gunman. One, the Morphinist (Brad Hunt), is a cold, ruthless, morphine-addicted killer. The other, the Journeyman (Daniel Lapaine), is a mysterious, silent man who is on Morphinist's trail.
|Lost Souls 2000 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Drama
Director: Janusz Kaminski
Cast: Winona Ryder, Ben Chaplin, John Hurt, Philip Baker Hall, Elias Koteas, Sarah Wynter, Alfre Woodard, John Beasley, Victor Slezak, John Diehl, Brian Reddy, Paul Kleiman, Brad Greenquist, Oliver Clark, Michael Mantell
The lives of successful author Peter Kelson (Ben Chaplin) and exorcist Maya Larkin (Winona Ryder) cross when Maya finds papers identifying Kelson as the one through whom Satan will become flesh. Maya is a devout Catholic working with Father Lareaux (John Hurt) and John Townshend (Elias Koteas), but Peter does not believe Maya–until he begins experiencing Satanic omens.
|The Operator 2000 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Jon Dichter
Cast: Michael(2) Laurence, Jacqueline Kim, Brion James, Stephen Tobolowsky, Christa Miller, John Beasley, Frances Bay, Lori Heuring, Paul Heckmann
Gary (Michael Laurence) is an arrogant, bigoted lawyer who demeans all around him; he also cheats on his wife. He makes a BIG mistake when he verbally abuses a telephone operator (Jacqueline Kim). Having records on Gary, she sets out to completely destroy him.
|The Sum of All Fears 2002 PG-13, 124 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Phil Alden Robinson
Cast: Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Liev Schreiber, Alan Bates, Philip Baker Hall, Bruce McGill, Bridget Moynahan, Ciaran Hinds, Ron Rifkin, John Beasley, Russell Bobbitt, Al Vandecruys, Richard Marner, Philip Pretten
Tom Clancy's novel is brought to the screen with Ben Affleck starring as hero Jack Ryan. CIA director William Cabot (Morgan Freeman) assigns Ryan the job of investigating Russian scientists who are believed to be developing nuclear weapons. Ryan becomes involved in an international chess game involving a third party, Austrian neo-Nazi Dressler (Alan Bates), who now has his hands on a nuclear weapon and is planning to detonate it in the U.S. in order to provoke the Americans and Russians into a war.
|Walking Tall 2004 PG-13, 86 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Kevin Bray
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Neal McDonough, Johnny Knoxville, John Beasley, Barbara Tarbuck, Kristen Wilson, Khleo Thomas, Ashley Scott, Michael Bowen, Patrick Gallagher, John Stewart, Mark Houghton, Kevin Durand, Andrew Tarbet, Ryan Robbins
After retiring from the U.S. Army, Chris Vaughn (Dwayne Johnson) returns home where he finds that drugs, violence, and crime now reign. The root cause of the problem is the new gambling casino owned by his high-school rival, Jay Hamilton Jr. (Neal McDonough). Chris believes it is his responsibility to clean up the town. He takes the job of sheriff and begins work.
|1. The Apostle (1997)|
2. Crazy in Alabama (1999)
3. The Cure (1995)
4. Disappearing Acts (2000)
5. Freedom Song (2000)
6. The Gift (2000)
7. The Journeyman (2001)
8. Lost Souls (2000)
9. The Operator (2000)
10. The Sum of All Fears (2002)
11. Walking Tall (2004)
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