|Awake to Danger 1995 TV, 95 min.|
Director: Michael Tuchner
Cast: Tori Spelling, Michael Gross, Reed Diamond, Laura Johnson, Shae D'Lyn, John Getz, Michael O'Neill, Jennifer Blanc, Holland Taylor, Leigh Lombardi, Joanna Lipari, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Emily Kuroda, Paul Linke, Chad Cox
Sixteen-year-old Aimee (Tori Spelling) awakens from an 18-month coma, which had resulted from viewing the death of her mother during a home invasion. As she goes through therapy, her memory of that night comes into focus, and she is fearful that the killer is lurking nearby.
|Blood Simple 1984 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Joel Coen
Cast: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya, M. Emmet Walsh, Samm-Art Williams, Deborah Neumann, Raquel Gavia, Van Brooks, Senor Marco, William Creamer, Loren Bivens, Bob McAdams, Shannon Sedwick, Nancy Finger, William Preston Robertson
Wealthy Texas bar owner Julian Marty (Dan Hedaya) hires private detective Loren Visser (M. Emmet Walsh) to stalk and then kill his wife Abby (Frances McDormand) and her lover Ray (John Getz) who is one of Julian's bartenders. However, the job does not prove as easy as was initially thought, and Visser runs into more than a few problems accomplishing his assignment.
|Curly Sue 1991 PG, 102 min.|
Director: John Hughes
Cast: James Belushi, Kelly Lynch, Alisan Porter, John Getz, Fred Dalton Thompson, Cameron Thor, Branscombe Richmond, Steve Carell, Gail Boggs, Burke Byrnes, Viveka Davis, Edie McClurg
Bill Dancer (James Belushi) and daughter Curly Sue (Alisan Porter) enjoy their life on the streets conning the rich by faking car accidents or cheating at poker. Their hearts are pure, however, and they take only enough to live on. Their lives change when they pull a con on lawyer Grey Ellison (Kelly Lynch).
|Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead 1991 PG-13, 105 min.|
Director: Stephen Herek
Cast: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan, Concetta Tomei, David Duchovny, Kimmy Robertson, Jayne Brook, Eda Reiss Merin, Robert Hy Gorman, Danielle Harris, Christopher Pettiet, Jeff Bollow, Chris Claridge
A single mom (Concetta Tomei) takes off for a new job in Australia and leaves her five children in the care of a tyrannical old woman (Eda Reiss Merin). But, the woman dies of a heart attack on the first day, and now the kids (Christina Applegate, Keith Coogan, Robert Hy Gorman, Danielle Harris, and Christopher Pettiet) must fend for themselves–after dropping the babysitter off at a mortuary.
|The Fly 1986 R, 100 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel, Leslie Carlson, George Chuvalo, David Cronenberg, Carol Lazare, Michael Copeman, Shawn Hewitt
While working for Bartok Sciences, research scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) invents a method to teleport objects through space from one "telepod" to another. He invites journalist Veronica Quaife (Geena Davis) to his lab and woos her by offering to give her the scoop on his invention. When Veronica urges Seth to experiment with human beings, Seth uses himself as a guinea pig and becomes part of his teleportation experiment during which his own molecules are inadvertently mixed up with those of a fly. There is a sequel.
|The Fly II 1989 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Director: Chris Walas
Cast: Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga, Lee Richardson, John Getz, Frank C. Turner, Gary Chalk, Ann Marie Lee, Saffron Henderson, Harley Cross, Pat Bermel, William S. Taylor, Jerry Wasserman, Duncan Fraser
That man/fly hybrid BrundleFly Seth Brum (Jeff Goldblum) was a research scientist who was shot to death by his pregnant girlfriend in the first film, "The Fly" (1986). The girlfriend dies giving birth to their son, Martin, who is raised by Seth's evil boss Anton Bartok (Lee Richardson). Now, Martin (Eric Stoltz), who matures five times faster than a normal kid, is fully grown and, as a boy genius, is dreading his metamorphosis. His girlfriend Beth (Daphne Zuniga) helps him look for a way to cure himself, and answers lying within the Telepod appear to be the only chance he has of saving himself from a terrible fate.
|Held for Ransom 2000 N/R, 87 min.|
Director: Lee Stanley
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Zachery Ty Bryan, Jordan Brower, Kam Heskin, Randy Spelling, Timothy Bottoms, Tsianina Joelson, Debi Mazar, Paul Dillon, Morgan Fairchild, Joan Van Ark, John Getz
JD (Dennis Hopper) hijacks a school bus containing rich students and holds them hostage for ransom in a remote swamp.
|The Late Shift 1996 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Betty Thomas
Cast: Kathy Bates, John Michael Higgins, Daniel Roebuck, Bob Balaban, Treat Williams, Rich Little, Reni Santoni, Peter Jurasik, Ed Begley Jr., John Kapelos, Steven Gilborn, John Getz
Based on a true story, this film depicts behind-the-scenes events during which TV executives (Bob Balaban and Ed Begley Jr.) decided whether Jay Leno (Daniel Roebuck) or David Letterman (John Michael Higgins) would be named Johnny Carson's replacement.
|Men at Work 1990 PG-13, 99 min.|
Director: Emilio Estevez
Cast: Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Leslie Hope, Keith David, Dean Cameron, John Getz, Cameron Dye, John Putch, Hawk Wolinski, John Lavachielli
Garbage collectors (Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez–real-life brothers) find the victim of a politically based murder and become enmeshed in the detective world as they pursue the killer.
|Mojave Moon 1996 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy
Director: Kevin Dowling
Cast: Danny Aiello, Anne Archer, Michael Biehn, Angelina Jolie, Alfred Molina, Jack Noseworthy, Zack Norman, Peter MacNicol, John Getz, Mary Joy, Lee Arenberg, Corin Nemec
While hanging out with his friends at a coffee shop, Al (Danny Aiello) flirts with Eli (Angelina Jolie) and ends up driving her to her trailer home in the Mojave Desert where she lives with her mother (Anne Archer) and her mother's psychotic boyfriend (Michael Biehn). Danny delivers Eli home and then sticks around–a very unwise move on his part.
|Tattoo 1981 R, 91 min.|
Director: Bob Brooks
Cast: Bruce Dern, Maud Adams, Leonard Frey, Rikke Borge, John Getz, Peter Iacangelo, Alan Leach, Cynthia Nixon, Trish Doolan, Anthony Mannino
An offbeat tattoo artist, Karl Kinsky (Bruce Dern), kidnaps the model, Maddy (Maud Adams), and determines that he can force her to bear his mark forever by applying his trade of "needlework" over her entire body.
|Thief of Hearts 1984 R, 100 min.|
Director: Douglas Day Stewart
Cast: Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, John Getz, David Caruso, Christine Ebersole, George Wendt, Alan North, Romy Windsor, Joe Nesnow, Gordon Pulliam
While Mickey and Ray (Barbara Williams and John Getz) are celebrating their anniversary in San Francisco, sophisticated thief Scott (Steven Bauer) is robbing their house. He finds her revealing diary, which prompts him to try to start an affair with her.
|Zodiac 2007 R, 156 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: David Fincher
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards, Robert Downey Jr., Brian Cox, John Carroll Lynch, Richmond Arquette, Bob Stephenson, John Lacy, Chloe Sevigny, Ed Setrakian, John Getz, John Terry, Candy Clark, Elias Koteas
This film presents a fictionalized account of the true story about the Zodiac serial killer who stalked the San Francisco Bay area during the 1970s. Police investigators, newspaper reporters, and San Francisco Chronicle cartoonist Robert Graysmith (Jake Gyllenhaal) become obsessed with tracking down clues–all of which turn out to be red herrings in this still-unsolved series of murders.
|1. Awake to Danger (1995)|
2. Blood Simple (1984)
3. Curly Sue (1991)
4. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
5. The Fly (1986)
6. The Fly II (1989)
7. Held for Ransom (2000)
8. The Late Shift (1996)
9. Men at Work (1990)
10. Mojave Moon (1996)
11. Tattoo (1981)
12. Thief of Hearts (1984)
13. Zodiac (2007)
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