|Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero 1998 N/R, 70 min.|
Genre: Animation / Action / Sci-Fi
aka: Batman & Mr. Freeze
Director: Boyd Kirkland
Cast: Kevin Conroy, Michael Ansara, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., George Dzundza, Robert Costanzo, Bob Hastings, Mary Kay Bergman, Marilu Henner, Dean Jones, Jane Alan, Liane Schirmer, Tress MacNeille, Brian George, Ed Gilbert
This is a direct-to-video, animated version of Batman. Mr. Freeze (voice of Michael Ansara) is living at the Arctic Circle with his wife Nora who is cryogenically frozen while awaiting a heart transplant. When a submarine crashes the ice around Freeze's cave home, the seal of Nora's cryo-chamber is broken, and an organ transplant is needed immediately. Freeze's solution: abduct Batgirl (voice of Mary Kay Bergman) whose blood type matches Nora's. This act, of course, leads to Batman (voice of Kevin Conroy) and Robin (voice of Loren Lester) setting out to rescue Batgirl. The animation is good; the plot is filled with violence. So, IF children are not frightened by violence, this is a good film for those old enough to understand the moral lessons behind the story.
|Batman: Mask of the Phantasm 1993 PG, 76 min.|
Genre: Animation / Action / Sci-Fi
Director: Eric Radomski, Bruce W. Timm
Cast: Kevin Conroy, Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Mark Hamill, Stacy Keach, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Abe Vigoda, Dick Miller, John P. Ryan, Bob Hastings, Robert Costanzo, Marilu Henner, Jeff Bennett, Jane Downs, Ed Gilbert
This animated version of Batman/Bruce Wayne (voice of Kevin Conroy) begins with the Phantasm, a vicious killer who has killed a crime lord in Gotham City. Police and gangsters suspect that the killer is Batman, and now it is up to Batman to find the real culprit. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne is entertaining Councilman Arthur Reeves (voice of Hart Bochner) who is responsible for the accusations about Batman, and he taunts Wayne about his long-lost love, college sweetheart Andrea (Dana Delany), who left him years before. Now, the story skips back-and-forth between the present and the past, and, in the process, Batman discovers a link between Andrea and the crime villain. The Joker (Mark Hamill) steps in and uncovers the fact that Andrea is the Phantasm, and she is out to avenge her father's (Stacey Keach) murder. Batman arrives on the scene, a battle ensues, and Batman's name is cleared.
|Between the Lines 1977 R, 101 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Joan Micklin Silver
Cast: John Heard, Lindsay Crouse, Jeff Goldblum, Jill Eikenberry, Bruno Kirby, Gwen Welles, Stephen Collins, Lewis J. Stadlen, Michael J. Pollard, Lane Smith, Joe Morton, Richard Cox, Marilu Henner, Raymond J. Barry, Jon Korkes
A publishing tycoon has his eye on a successful underground newspaper in Boston, but if he succeeds in purchasing the paper, the move will have no small impact on the newspaper's staff.
|Bloodbrothers 1978 R, 116 min.|
aka: A Father's Love
Director: Robert Mulligan
Cast: Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco, Richard Gere, Lelia Goldoni, Yvonne Wilder, Kenneth McMillan, Marilu Henner, Danny Aiello, Robert Englund, Eddie Jones, Floyd Levine, Michael Hershewe, Kristine DeBell, Paulene Myers, Gloria LeRoy
Taken from Richard Price's novel, this good story concerns macho influences from construction-worker family members that influence the lives of all in the family.
|Cannonball Run II 1984 PG-13, 109 min.|
Director: Hal Needham
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Marilu Henner, Sid Caesar, Jack Elam, Jamie Farr, Frank Sinatra
This film features the same humor found in "Cannonball Run" and "Smokey and the Bandit;" however, Burt Reynolds fans will probably enjoy it.
|Chains of Gold 1991 R, 95 min.|
Director: Rod Holcomb
Cast: John Travolta, Marilu Henner, Joey Lawrence, Bernie Casey, Hector Elizondo, Benjamin Bratt, Ramon Franco, Conchata Ferrell, Raphael Rey Gomez, Tammy Lauren
Although originally made for theatrical release, this film did not see the light of day for two years–on TV. Social worker Scott (John Travolta)–a recovering alcoholic and responsible for his son's death in a car accident–has a chance to atone for his mistake when he sets out to rescue a teen from a drug ring. Another weak Travolta entry.
|Chasers 1994 R, 101 min.|
Director: Dennis Hopper
Cast: Tom Berenger, Erika Eleniak, William McNamara, Crispin Glover, Matthew Glave, Grand L. Bush, Dean Stockwell, Gary Busey, Dennis Hopper, Marilu Henner
Two Navy men (Tom Berenger and William McNamara) get the dubious job of taking a very good-looking prisoner (Erika Eleniak) back to the Naval Base. They set out on what turns out to be quite an adventure.
|Enemies of Laughter 2000 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Joey Travolta
Cast: David Paymer, Judge Reinhold, Rosalind Chao, Beatrice Arthur, Peter Falk, Vanessa Angel, Daphne Zuniga, Kathy Griffin, Marilu Henner, Kristina Fulton, Paul Sampson, Leila Kenzle
Frustrated TV writer Paul Halpern (David Paymer) wrote a play that bombed in L.A. years ago. Now, he is attracted to Carla (Rosalind Chao) who wants Paul's play brought to Broadway, but Paul just wants to forget everything about that ill-fated play.
|Hammett 1983 PG, 97 min.|
Director: Wim Wenders
Cast: Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner, Roy Kinnear, Elisha Cook Jr., Lydia Lei, R.G. Armstrong, Royal Dano, Richard Bradford, David Patrick Kelly
Writer/detective Dashiell Hammett (Frederic Forrest) becomes involved in a real-life mystery in this recreation of the 1930s' era detective fare.
|Johnny Dangerously 1984 PG-13, 90 min.|
Director: Amy Heckerling
Cast: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton, Peter Boyle, Griffin Dunne, Glynnis O'Connor, Dom DeLuise, Danny DeVito, Ray Walston
This satire on 1930s gangster flicks features Michael Keaton as Johnny Kelly who turns to crime when faced with needing money for his mother's (Maureen Stapleton) hospital bills. But, our hero manages to hide his gangster associations from his loving family.
|L.A. Story 1991 PG-13, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Fantasy / Romance
Director: Mick Jackson
Cast: Steve Martin, Victoria Tennant, Richard E. Grant, Marilu Henner, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Pollak, Iman, Sam McMurray, Frances Fisher, Gail Grate, Eddie De Harp, M.C. Shan, Francis Fisher, Iman
Los Angeles TV weatherman Harris K. Telemacher (Steve Martin) is bored with his career and his girlfriend, Trudi (Marilu Henner). Harris is fired from his job and then learns that Trudi is having an affair with another man. While trying to overcome his problems, Harris spots an L.A. freeway sign that gives him a message that will change his life. While following the message's advice, Harris falls in love with British reporter Sara McDowell (Victoria Tennant), and his life is now on an upward spiral.
|The Man Who Loved Women 1983 R, 110 min.|
Director: Blake Edwards
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Julie Andrews, Kim Basinger, Marilu Henner, Cynthia Sikes, Tracy Vaccaro, Jennifer Edwards, Barry Corbin, Sela Ward, Denise Crosby
Burt Reynolds plays a man who is helpless when it comes to falling for the opposite sex. In fact, the chase has taken over his life. Julie Andrews plays his psychiatrist in this funny, but sometimes slow, remake of the 1977 film.
|Mister Roberts 1984 TV, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Melvin Bernhardt
Cast: Robert Hays, Charles Durning, Kevin Bacon, Marilu Henner, Howard Hesseman, Charley Lang, Raye Birk, Peter Jason, Joe Pantoliano, Christopher Murray, Tyler Tyhurst, John Walcutt, Bruce Wright
Kevin Bacon took on the role of Ens. Pulver in this live production on TV in 1984, while Robert Hays played Lt(jg). Doug Roberts. Both men serve under their calculating captain (Charles Durning), and each deals differently with their unique situations.
|Noises Off 1992 PG-13, 102 min.|
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Cast: Carol Burnett, Michael Caine, Denholm Elliott, Julie Hagerty, Marilu Henner, Christopher Reeve, John Ritter, Mark Linn-Baker, Nicollette Sheridan
Based on Michael Frayn's play, this is the story of how eccentric theatrical actors and stagehands manage to get off the ground and onto Broadway.
|Perfect 1985 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: James Bridges
Cast: John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anne De Salvo, Jann Wenner, Marilu Henner, Laraine Newman, Mathew Reed, Kenneth Welsh, David Paymer, Stefan Gierasch, Ramey Ellis, Philippe Delgrange
"Rolling Stone" reporter Adam Lawrence (John Travolta) searches for an expose' on the world of fitness centers. During his investigation, he meets, and is attracted to, aerobics instructor Jessie (Jamie Lee Curtis) who is extremely wary of his motives.
|Rustlers' Rhapsody 1985 PG, 88 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Western
Director: Hugh Wilson
Cast: Tom Berenger, G.W. Bailey, Marilu Henner, Andy Griffith, Fernando Rey, Sela Ward, Brant von Hoffman, Christopher Malcolm, Jim Carter, Patrick Wayne, Paul Maxwell, Manuel Pereiro, Margarita Calahorra, Billy J. Mitchell, John Orchard
Singing cowboy Rex O'Herlihan (Tom Berenger) rides into the middle of a clash between evil cattle baron Colonel Ticonderoga (Andy Griffith) and sheepherders in this satire on Westerns. When Rex tries to defend the sheepherders, Bob Barber (Patrick Wayne) is hired to fight him and force the sheepherders out of the valley.
|Titanic 1996 TV, 165 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Drama / Romance
Director: Robert Lieberman
Cast: George C. Scott, Peter Gallagher, Tim Curry, Roger Rees, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Marilu Henner, Eva Marie Saint, Harley Jane Kozak, Janne Mortil, Scott Hylands, Mike Doyle, Kevin McNulty, Felicity Waterman, Malcolm Stewart, Kavan Smith
George C. Scott takes on the role of Captain Smith in this TV version of the 1912 sinking of the famous ocean liner, Titanic, on its maiden voyage from England to New York City. When the Titanic collides with an iceberg, as the ship sinks, Smith tries to save his doomed ship. Only now do the 2,200 passengers and crew discover that the Titanic has only enough lifeboats to carry 1,200 people, and half of them will never escape.
|1. Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998)|
aka: Batman & Mr. Freeze
2. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
3. Between the Lines (1977)
4. Bloodbrothers (1978)
aka: A Father's Love
5. Cannonball Run II (1984)
6. Chains of Gold (1991)
7. Chasers (1994)
8. Enemies of Laughter (2000)
9. Hammett (1983)
10. Johnny Dangerously (1984)
11. L.A. Story (1991)
12. The Man Who Loved Women (1983)
13. Mister Roberts (1984)
14. Noises Off (1992)
15. Perfect (1985)
16. Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985)
17. Titanic (1996)
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