|Busted 1997 R, 90 min.|
Director: Corey Feldman
Cast: Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Todd Bridges, Michael Maguire, Ava Fabian, Mariana Morgan, Philip Angelotti, Elliott Gould, Dominick Brascia, Julie Strain, Gary Hays, Rance Howard, Griffin Drew, Monique Parent, Landon Hall
An incompetent cop, David (Corey Feldman), is confronted by new police Captain Mary Mae (Mariana Morgan) who has plans to clean up the department.
|Day of the Warrior 1996 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Andy Sidaris
Cast: Marcus Bagwell, Kevin Light, Christian Letelier, Julie Strain, Julie K. Smith, Shae Marks, Raye Hollitt, Tammy Parks, Gerald Okamura, Rodrigo Obregon, Justin Melvey, Richard Cansino, Cassidy Phillips, Darren Wise, Ted Prior
This Andy Sidaris film features Playboy centerfolds and other such well-put-together women. The cheapness shows through, but the action is fun to watch. In this entry, Cobra (Julie K. Smith), an undercover agent, hangs around a Beverly Hills topless bar. She teams up with martial arts expert Fu (Gerald Okamura) to crack the case of the computer-cracker.
|Double Impact 1991 R, 118 min.|
Director: Sheldon Lettich
Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alan Scarfe, Alonna Shaw, Corinna Everson, Philip Chan, Julie Strain, Bolo Yeung, Andy Armstrong, Wu Fong Lung, Peter Malota, Sarah Jane Varley, Kamel Krifa, Eugene Choy, David Lea
Twin brothers Alex and Chad Wagner, raised separately after their parents are killed, are both played by Jean-Claude Van Damme. The twins join forces to avenge the long-ago murder of their parents and search for the murderer, Nigel Griffith (Alan Scarfe).
|Enemy Gold 1993 R, 92 min.|
Director: Christian Drew Sidaris
Cast: Bruce Penhall, Mark Barriere, Suzi Simpson, Rodrigo Obregon, Julie Strain, Alan Abelew, Tanquil Lisa Collins, Tom Abbott, Ron Browning, Kym Malin
A trio of federal drug agents is suspended by the corrupt boss after making an unauthorized raid on a drug operation. The agents go on a vacation together, looking for gold that was supposedly buried by Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. But assassins are on their trail, so they'd better watch out in this poorly acted film with plenty of sex.
|The Independent 2000 R, 85 min.|
Director: Stephen Kessler
Cast: Jerry Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Max Perlich, Anne Meara, Ben Stiller, Roger Corman, Ron Howard, Karen Black, Peter Bogdanovich, Ted Demme, Fred Williamson, Nick Cassavetes, Paul Logan, Julie Strain, Andy Dick
This mockumentary centers on filmmaker Morty Fineman (Jerry Stiller) whose work has involved low-budget exploitation films. Now, on the verge of bankruptcy, Fineman coerces daughter Paloma (Janeane Garofalo) into helping gain recognition by filming the story of a convicted murderer.
|Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult 1994 PG-13, 82 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action / Drama
Director: Peter Segal
Cast: Leslie Nielsen, George Kennedy, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Fred Ward, Kathleen Freeman, Anna Nicole Smith, Ellen Greene, Randall "Tex" Cobb, Joe Grifasi, Pia Zadora, Julie Strain, Bill Zuckert, Raquel Welch, Olympia Dukakis
Imperturbable Lieutenant Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) is back. Never mind that he is now retired from the police force and married to Jane (Priscilla Presley), he is needed to fight off terrorists and is happy to comply. Drebin goes undercover in a state prison in order to obtain information from the terrorists, led by Rocco (Fred Ward), who are planning to set off a bomb at the Oscars. Nielsen fans will enjoy this one. Several cameo appearances.
|Return to Savage Beach 1998 R, 98 min.|
Director: Andy Sidaris
Cast: Julie Strain, Rodrigo Obregon, Julie Kristen Smith, Shae Marks, Marcus Bagwell, Gerald Okamura, Christian Letelier, Carrie Westcott, Paul Logan, Ava Cadell
Warrior (Marcus Bagwell) is a former wrestler–now a crime lord–who kills his enemies in the wrestling arena. Forget the plot; this is a "guy" movie with plenty of "T and A" provided by a number of playmates. Gunfights, explosions, and nudity abound.
|The Rowdy Girls 1999 R, 88 min.|
Director: Steve Nevius
Cast: Shannon Tweed, Julie Strain, Deanna Brooks, Richie Varga, Daniel Murray, Todd Eckert, Rick Williams, Mink Stole, David D.B. Wilson, Tom Poster
A stagecoach headed for San Francisco is hijacked by outlaw Billy Poke's gang, and among those captured are two women–Velvet McKenzie (Shannon Tweed) and Sarah Foster (Deanna Brooks). It isn't long before they hook up with one of Poke's gang: cowgirl Mick (Julie Strain). The action picks up from here.
|Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter 1993 R, 104 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Jean-Paul Ouellette
Cast: Mark Kinsey Stephenson, Charles Klausmeyer, Maria Ford, John Rhys-Davies, Julie Strain, David Warner, Peter Breck, Richard Domeier, Siobhan McCafferty, Shawn T. Lim, Brad Blaisdell, Bryan Clark
College student Randolph Carter (Mark Kinsey Stephenson) teams with Eliot (Charles Klausmeyer) and Professor Warren (John Rhys-Davies) to hunt down the creature that killed students in the previous film. Eliot had had visions of the original house owner, a warlock, who warned that the creature must be destroyed. The professor is able to inject the creature and separate the beast from the woman. But now another blood bath begins as the creature seeks its 'host.'
|Witchcraft IV: Virgin Heart 1992 R, 92 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: James Merendino
Cast: Charles Solomon, Julie Strain, Clive Pearson, Lisa Jay Harrington, Jason O'Gulihur, Erol Munuz, Isaac Baruch, Diane Fowler, Jason Black, David A. Armstrong
Good warlock attorney Will (Charles Solomon) is back and is asked to help a man accused of murdering his girlfriend. But we know she has actually been killed in a satanic rite. Will Will will that he will again overcome the satanic forces? Badly written, acted, directed, with bad special effects. The 1/2 star is for the courage to keep putting out these losers.
|1. Busted (1997)|
2. Day of the Warrior (1996)
3. Double Impact (1991)
4. Enemy Gold (1993)
5. The Independent (2000)
6. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
7. Return to Savage Beach (1998)
8. The Rowdy Girls (1999)
9. Unnamable II: The Statement of Randolph Carter (1993)
10. Witchcraft IV: Virgin Heart (1992)
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