|The Apocalypse 1997 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi
Director: Hubert C. de la Bouillerie
Cast: Sandra Bernhard, Cameron Dye, Frank Zagarino, Matt McCoy, Laura San Giacomo, Lee Arenberg, Michelle Anne Johnson, Merle Kennedy, Spencer Garrett, Teddy Lane Jr., Brandon Hooper, Dwayne Macopson, Norm Skaggs, Craig Strong, Gerald Henderson
J.T. Wayne (Sandra Bernhard) captains a salvage spaceship on a mission to intercept a derelict cargo ship that is on a collision course with Earth. The cargo ship carries enough unstable fuel that would virtually destroy the planet. Unfortunately, there are enemies on the salvage ship who have different plans for the ship, as does J.T.'s computer.
|Checking Out 2005 PG-13, 94 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Jeff Hare
Cast: Peter Falk, Laura San Giacomo, Judge Reinhold, David Paymer, Jeffrey D. Sams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Dan Byrd, Shera Danese, Bob Bancroft, Joey Gray, Tony Todd, Galen Yuen, Philippe Bergeron, David Bowe
Retired Broadway actor Morris Applebaum (Peter Falk) hosts his estranged middle-aged children (Laura San Giacomo, David Paymer, and Judge Reinhold) on the eve of his 90th birthday party to inform them that it is time for his final curtain. After Morris announces that he plans to kill himself after the party, will the grown "kids" put aside personal problems and help their father?
|Havoc 2005 R, 92 min.|
Director: Barbara Kopple
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Bijou Phillips, Shiri Appleby, Michael Biehn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Matt O'Leary, Freddy Rodriguez, Laura San Giacomo, Mike Vogel, Raymond Cruz, Alexis Dziena, Channing Tatum, Luis Robledo, Sam Hennings
Wealthy teens–Allison (Anne Hathaway), Emily (Bijou Phillips), Sam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), and Toby (Mike Vogel)–copy the "gangsta lifestyle" of talk and dress. But they run into real trouble on a trip to East L.A. in search of drugs when they run into Mexican drug dealer Hector (Freddy Rodriguez). Wealthy White girls and LA street thugs just do not mix, and danger is sure to follow.
|Once Around 1991 R, 114 min.|
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Danny Aiello, Laura San Giacomo, Gena Rowlands, Griffin Dunne, Roxanne Hart, Garry Goodrow, Danton Stone, Tim Guinee
Bostonian Renata Bella (Holly Hunter) finds love with obnoxious millionaire Sam Sharpe (Richard Dreyfuss) who does NOT fit her family's image of "family member."
|Pretty Woman 1990 R, 119 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Garry Marshall
Cast: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Ralph Bellamy, Laura San Giacomo, Jason Alexander, Alex Hyde-White, Amy Yasbeck, Elinor Donahue, Hector Elizondo, Hank Azaria, Nancy Locke, Judith Baldwin, Jason Randal, Bill Applebaum, Tracy Bjork
Ruthless businessman Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) picks up streetwalker Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) for a one-night stand, which turns out to be an entire week when he decides to use her as his partner for a number of business dinners. Like Cinderella, her transformation is a combination of new clothes–from Rodeo Drive shops–and her own natural appealing personality. Roberts received an Oscar nomination.
|Quigley Down Under 1990 PG-13, 120 min.|
Genre: Western / Drama / Adventure
Director: Simon Wincer
Cast: Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Chris Haywood, Ron Haddrick, Tony Bonner, Jerome Ehlers, Conor McDermottroe, Roger Ward, Ben Mendelsohn, William Zappa, Steve Dodd, Karen Davitt, Kylie Foster, William Zappa
American cowboy Matthew Quigley (Tom Selleck) answers an ad placed by Australian rancher Elliott Marston (Alan Rickman) to come to his ranch and shoot dingoes. Upon arrival at the Marston Ranch, Quigley learns that Marston wants him to shoot aborigines. Quigley refuses, Marston tries to kill him, Quigley escapes with ex-patriot American Crazy Cora (Laura San Giacomo), and aborigines take care of the fleeing couple. But, by story's end, Marston still must be dealt with.
|Sex, Lies, and Videotape 1989 R, 104 min.|
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laura San Giacomo, Ron Vawter, Steven Brill, Alexandra Root, Earl T. Taylor, David Foil
Impotency and illicit affairs are dealt with in this movie about a married couple, John (Peter Gallagher) and Ann (Andie MacDowell), and Ann's sister Cynthia (Laura San Giacomo) who is John's lover. Graham Dalton (James Spader) is an old college friend of John who comes to visit, and he videotapes interviews with Ann and Cynthia about their sexual fantasies. Complicated and intriguing at the same time, this film has been directed with sensitivity as the story reveals secrets through which lives change.
|The Stand 1994 TV, 366 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Horror / Fantasy
aka: Stephen King's The Stand
Director: Mick Garris
Cast: Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Laura San Giacomo, Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Miguel Ferrer, Ray Walston, Matt Frewer, Rob Lowe, Corin Nemec, Adam Storke, Bridgit Ryan, Peter Van Norden, Rick Aviles
A deadly virus from a government lab decimates most of the world's population, but this end of the world is just the beginning. The few human survivors dream of either the mystical Mother Abigail (Ruby Dee) or of the amiable Randall Flagg (Jamey Sheridan) whose smile seems a bit diabolical. These two characters represent either good or evil; followers on both sides prepare to take a stand.
|Stuart Saves His Family 1995 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Harold Ramis
Cast: Al Franken, Laura San Giacomo, Vincent D'Onofrio, Shirley Knight, Harris Yulin, Julia Sweeney, Lesley Boone, John Link Graney, Walter Olkewicz, Ted Raimi, Marjorie Lovett, Grant Hoover, Cory Milano, Michelle Horn, Harris Laskawy
The "Saturday Night Live" character Stuart (Al Franken) returns home to help his dysfunctional family get over the death of a relative.
|Where the Day Takes You 1992 R, 105 min.|
Director: Marc Rocco
Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Lara Flynn Boyle, Balthazar Getty, Sean Astin, James LeGros, Ricki Lake, Will Smith, Peter Dobson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Robert Knepper, Adam Baldwin, Laura San Giacomo, Kyle MacLachlan, Nancy McKeon, Rachel Ticotin
Los Angeles street hustler King (Dermot Mulroney) acts as a father figure for a group of runaways–including gay prostitute Little J (Balthazar Getty), Heather (Lara Flynn Boyle), and drug addict Greg (Sean Astin). But, even though King tries to come to their aid, violence through drugs and prostitution is the norm for these teens, and tragic consequences ensue.
|With Friends Like These 1998 R, 105 min.|
Director: Philip Messina
Cast: Robert Costanzo, David Strathairn, Adam Arkin, Beverly D'Angelo, Jon Tenney, Jon Polito, Elle Macpherson, Bill Murray, Amy Madigan, Laura San Giacomo
In this Hollywood farce, four stereotypical actors compete for a role as Al Capone in Martin Scorsese's upcoming feature film. When Johnny DiMartino (Robert Costanzo) got the call to read for a part, he made the mistake of telling his actor friends. Backstabbing becomes the rule of the day.
|1. The Apocalypse (1997)|
2. Checking Out (2005)
3. Havoc (2005)
4. Once Around (1991)
5. Pretty Woman (1990)
6. Quigley Down Under (1990)
7. Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
8. The Stand (1994)
aka: Stephen King's The Stand
9. Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
10. Where the Day Takes You (1992)
11. With Friends Like These (1998)
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