|Coming Home 1978 R, 127 min.|
Director: Hal Ashby
Cast: Jon Voight, Jane Fonda, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford, Robert Carradine, Robert Ginty, Mary Gregory, Kathleen Miller, Beeson Carroll, Charles Cyphers, Willie Tyler, Louis Carello, Olivia Cole, Bruce French, Tresa Hughes
This film does a good, though biased, job of relating people's emotions over the Vietnam War. It tells the story of U.S. Marine Corps Captain Bob Hyde (Bruce Dern) and his wife Sally's (Jane Fonda) affair with paraplegic war veteran Luke Martin (John Voight). Jane Fonda and Jon Voight won Academy Awards for Best Actress and Actor. An Oscar was also awarded for Best Screenplay, and five nominations were received, including Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Dern) and Actress (Penelope Milford as Sally's troubled friend Vi).
|Fighting Mad 1976 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Jonathan Demme
Cast: Peter Fonda, Lynn Lowry, John Doucette, Philip Carey, Scott Glenn, Kathleen Miller, Harry Northrup, Ted Markland, Noble Willingham, Gino Franco, Laura Weataherford, Gerry Wetherford, Peter Gain, Al Wyatt, Maurice Jones
When Arkansas land developers scheme to get their land, the Hunter family and other land owners are threatened. Tom Hunter (Peter Fonda) fights the corruption and takes those threatening to take his family's land.
|The Last Detail 1973 R, 105 min.|
Director: Hal Ashby
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid, Clifton James, Carol Kane, Michael Moriarty, Luana Anders, Nancy Allen, Gilda Radner, Kathleen Miller
While two sailors in the U.S. Navy are awaiting transfer, they are given the job of escorting another sailor to the brig at Portsmouth Naval Base. Along the way, they decide to let their prisoner have a few good days before reaching the prison. Nicholson and Quaid were both nominated for Oscars.
|Stay Hungry 1976 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Bob Rafelson
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, R.G. Armstrong, Robert Englund, Helena Kallianiotes, Roger E. Mosley, Scatman Crothers, Woodrow Parfrey, Joe Spinell, Fannie Flagg, Kathleen Miller, Joanna Cassidy, Richard Gilliland, Ed Begley Jr.
Rich, but confused, Craig Blake (Jeff Bridges) tries to buy a fitness center gym. When he meets Mary Tate Farnsworth (Sally Field) and Joe Santo (Arnold Schwarzenegger) at the gym, he finds depth to their lives of working and staying fit. This causes him to leave his wealthy friends behind and finds a new life through physical work. An OK comedy/drama.
|1. Coming Home (1978)|
2. Fighting Mad (1976)
3. The Last Detail (1973)
4. Stay Hungry (1976)
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