|The Ambushers 1968 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy
Director: Henry Levin
Cast: Dean Martin, Senta Berger, Janice Rule, James Gregory, Albert Salmi, Kurt Kasznar, Beverly Adams, David Mauro, Roy Jenson, John Brascia, Linda Foster, Tomiko Ishizuka, Karin Feddersen, Ulla Lindstrom, Marilyn Tindall
Secret agent Matt Helm (Dean Martin) is sent out once again to solve a problem. This time, a U.S. space saucer is launched into space with Sheila Sommers (Janice Rule) as its pilot. During the flight, evil Jose Ortega (Albert Salmi) uses a remote control device to land the space saucer in Mexico. He rapes Sheila and, believing she is dead, leaves her. Sheila recovers and poses as Helm's wife on a mission to recover the saucer.
|Walking Tall 1973 R, 125 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Phil Karlson
Cast: Joe Don Baker, Elizabeth Hartman, Gene Evans, Rosemary Murphy, Noah Beery Jr., Lurene Tuttle, Kenneth Tobey, Felton Perry, Brenda Benet, John Brascia, Bruce Glover, Arch Johnson, Richard X. Slattery, Lynn Borden, Ed Call
In this first in a series of "Walking Tall" films, Buford Pusser (Joe Don Baker) plans to settle down with his wife Pauline (Elizabeth Hartman) in his home town in Tennessee. Once there, Pusser is shocked by the criminal activity, and after Pauline is murdered, Pusser runs for sheriff and relentlessly fights crime. Whether it is organized crime, gambling, or prostitution, Pusser uses violence to bring about justice, and his efforts accelerate into a crime war.
|White Christmas 1954 N/R, 120 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Jagger, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen, Grady Sutton, Sig Ruman, Mary Wickes, John Brascia, Anne Whitfield, Herb Vigran, Joe Ploski, George Chakiris, I. Stanford Jolley, Barrie Chase
Irving Berlin songs are the real draw in this film as Phil and Bob (Danny Kaye and Bing Crosby) come to the aid of their ex-military boss Maj. Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger) who needs a boost in his struggling winter resort. Accompanied by singing sisters Betty and Judy (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen), Phil and Bob travel to Vermont and make plans to put on a musical show to raise needed funds for Waverly. Songs include "White Christmas," "Sisters," and "Blue Skies"–and "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep" was nominated for an Oscar for Best Song.
|The Wrecking Crew 1969 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action
Director: Phil Karlson
Cast: Dean Martin, Elke Sommer, Sharon Tate, Nancy Kwan, Nigel Green, Tina Louise, John Larch, John Brascia, Ted Jordan, Wilhelm von Homburg, Pepper Martin, Weaver Levy
Secret agent Matt Helm (Dean Martin) gets assistance (?) from bumbling spy Freya Carlson/MI5 (Sharon Tate) in finding a $1 billion gold shipment that had been stolen by Count Massimo Contini (Nigel Green).
|1. The Ambushers (1968)|
2. Walking Tall (1973)
3. White Christmas (1954)
4. The Wrecking Crew (1969)
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