|The Abyss 1989 R, 140 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Thriller / Drama
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, George Robert Klek, John Bedford Lloyd, Christopher Murphy, Adam Nelson, J.C. Quinn, Todd Graff, Chris Elliott, Leo Burmester, Kimberly Scott, Captain Kidd Brewer Jr., Dick Warlock, Jimmie Ray Weeks
Ex-husband and wife Virgil "Bud" and Lindsey Brigman (Ed Harris and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) who hate each other, a crew of engaging oil drillers, and some gung-ho Navy divers find themselves fighting for their lives in the deep ocean while on a mission for the Navy to disarm a missing nuclear submarine–and there's something out there, too. Well deserved Academy Award winner in 1989 for Best Special Effects.
|Class Action 1991 R, 109 min.|
Director: Michael Apted
Cast: Gene Hackman, Colin Friels, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joanna Merlin, Laurence Fishburne, Donald Moffat, Jan Rubes, Matt Clark, Fred Dalton Thompson, Jonathan Silverman
A lawyer (Gene Hackman) files a suit on behalf of his clients against an automobile manufacturer and finds that his own daughter (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) is the lawyer representing the auto company.
|The Color of Money 1986 R, 119 min.|
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver, John Turturro, Bill Cobbs, Keith McCready, Bruce A. Young, Ron Dean, Randall Arney, Lisa Dodson, Forest Whitaker, Vito D'Ambrosio, Robert Agins, Alvin Anastasia
This film is a sequel to "The Hustler." The aging pool champion Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) has a protege, Vincent Lauria (Tom Cruise), to join him in profits available through pool games. But, Vincent's manipulative girlfriend Carmen (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) wants in on the action, and a power struggle ensues leading to a match between Fast Eddie and Vincent in Atlantic City. The dirty, snow-covered city and smoky pool halls reflect the lives of the characters. Paul Newman won an Academy Award for Best Actor.
|The January Man 1989 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Action / Comedy / Thriller / Romance
Director: Pat O'Connor
Cast: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Susan Sarandon, Rod Steiger, Harvey Keitel, Danny Aiello, Alan Rickman, Faye Grant, Tandy Cronyn, Kenneth Welsh, Brian Tarantina, Bill Cobbs, Bruce MacVittie, Jayne Haynes, Greg Walker
There is a serial killer on the loose in New York City, and Nick Starkey (Kevin Kline) is called back into service by his brother, the NYPD police commissioner Frank Starkey (Harvey Keitel), to track down the killer. Mayor Eamon Flynn (Rod Steiger) gets Nick reinstated on the force. During his investigation, Nick manages to have an affair with Flynn's daughter, Bernadette (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio), and still finds the killer.
|Limbo 1999 R, 126 min.|
Director: John Sayles
Cast: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, David Strathairn, Vanessa Martinez, Kris Kristofferson, Casey Siemaszko, Kathryn Grody, Rita Taggart, Leo Burmester, Michael Laskin, Herminio Ramos, Dawn McInturff, Tom Biss, Jimmy MacDonell, Monica Brandner, Merit Carlson-van Dort
Set in the harsh reality of Alaska, this tale is told through a frontier diary and involves three floundering characters: Joe Gastineau (David Strathairn) who long ago was traumatized by an accident while fishing, lounge singer Donna De Angelo (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Donna's angry teenage daughter Noelle (Vanessa Martinez). They are drawn together by circumstances and then are suddenly stranded at the center of a wilderness while Joe tries to hide from a group that wants to kill him.
|My Life So Far 1999 PG-13, 93 min.|
Director: Hugh Hudson
Cast: Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irene Jacob, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Malcolm McDowell, Robert Norman, Tcheky Karyo, Kelly Macdonald, Roddy McDonald, Daniel Baird
Set in Scotland during the 1930s, 10-year-old Fraser Pettigrew (Robert Norman) gives his view of family events in this sentimental tale of growing up with an eccentric father (Colin Firth) who leaves his mark on the rest of the extended family.
|The Perfect Storm 2000 PG-13, 129 min.|
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, John C. Reilly, William Fichtner, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Karen Allen, Bob Gunton, John Hawkes, Allen Payne, Christopher McDonald, Josh Hopkins, Dash Mihok, Cherry Jones, Rusty Schwimmer
In October, 1991, a bitter storm hit the Atlantic Ocean. The 70-foot swordfishing boat, "Andrea Gail," vanished with all aboard–including Captain Billy Tyne (George Clooney), Bobby Shatford (Mark Wahlberg), Sully Sullivan (William Fichtner), Murph Murphy (John C. Reilly), Alfred Pierre (Allen Payne), and Bugsy Moran (John Hawkes). This is the story of the "storm of the century," the ship, the crew, and the families that waited in Gloucester, Mass., for news of their men. Overpowering special effects and sound received Academy Award nominations.
|Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 1991 PG-13, 144 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama / Romance
Director: Kevin Reynolds
Cast: Kevin Costner, Christian Slater, Alan Rickman, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Sean Connery, Brian Blessed, Michael Wincott, Michael McShane, Geraldine McEwan, Nick Brimble, Soo Drouet, Daniel Newman, Jack Wild, Walter Sparrow
"Robin Hood," the story loved by young and old, is retold in this romantic epic about the rogue who robs the rich and gives to the poor. Kevin Costner takes on th role of Robin Hood who joins forces with Little John (Nick Brimble) and his band of thieves to combat the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham (Alan Rickman)–and Robin still finds time for romance with Maid Marian (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio).
|Scarface 1983 R, 170 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Brian De Palma
Cast: Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia, F. Murray Abraham, Mark Margolis, Miriam Colon, Paul Shenar, Harris Yulin, Angel Salazar, Pepe Serna, Arnaldo Santana, Michael P. Moran, Dennis Holahan
This gangster movie is good and on a par with Howard Hawks' 1932 version. Tony Montana aka Scarface (Al Pacino) is a Cuban refugee who claws his way to the top of the illicit Miami cocaine empire–only to be defeated by his own addiction, which will lead to his assassination.
|Slam Dance 1987 R, 99 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Thriller
Director: Wayne Wang
Cast: Tom Hulce, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Virginia Madsen, Harry Dean Stanton, Millie Perkins, Don Keith Opper, Adam Ant, Judith Barsi, Rosalind Chao, Herta Ware, John Doe, Robert Beltran, Sasha Delgado, Joshua Caceras, Marty Levy
Two call girls are murdered, and an L.A. artist, C.C. Drood (Tom Hulce), had a connection to both of them. Suddenly, the police are investigating him, and now he must work to prove his innocence.
|Three Wishes 1995 PG-13, 114 min.|
Director: Martha Coolidge
Cast: Patrick Swayze, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joseph Mazzello, Seth Mumy, David Marshall Grant, Jay O. Sanders, Michael O'Keefe, John Diehl, Diane Venora, Colleen Camp
Drifter Jack McCloud (Patrick Swayze) arrives in L.A. in 1955, moves in with a family whose husband and father is M.I.A. in Korea, and performs all sorts of miracles–including converting a last-place Little League team into championship status. There is one major hurdle this "family" must cross: this is the 1950s, and society is not quite ready for live-in boyfriends in suburban neighborhoods. A few good scenes.
|Two Bits 1995 PG-13, 85 min.|
aka: A Day to Remember
Director: James Foley
Cast: Jerry Barone, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joe Grifasi, Joanna Merlin, Alec Baldwin, Andy Romano, Donna Mitchell, Patrick Borriello, Mary Lou Rosato, Rosemary De Angelis, Ron McLarty, Charley Scalies, Karen Shallo, Geoff Pierson
Set during a hot summer during the Great Depression, this is the story of a young boy, Gennaro (Jerry Barone), who needs two bits to gain admission to the local movie theater. He finds the means to get the money: granting his Grandpa (Al Pacino) one last request: he wants Gennaro to find a way to contact a woman from his past.
|White Sands 1992 R, 101 min.|
Director: Roger Donaldson
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, M. Emmet Walsh, Mimi Rogers, James Rebhorn, Maura Tierney, Beth Grant, Miguel Sandoval
A small-town sheriff in the Southwest finds a body in a remote desert area–with half a million dollars among his possessions. It turns out the man was an FBI agent, and the sheriff assumes the identity of the dead man to find out what is going on. The answer is drugs, and our sheriff is now in hot water.
|Witness Protection 1999 R, 101 min.|
Director: Richard Pearce
Cast: Tom Sizemore, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Shawn Hatosy, Forest Whitaker, Skye McCole Bartusiak, William Sadler, Jim Metzler, Greg Pitts, Leon Russom, Joanna Merlin, Harrison Young, Daniel Zacapa, Greg Lipari, Randy Thompson, Byron Minns
After a failed assassination attempt on his life, South Boston mobster Bobby "Bats" Batton (Tom Sizemore) applies for the Federal Witness Relocation Program. This means that he, his wife Cindy (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio), and children Sean and Suzie (Shawn Hatosy and Skye McCole Bartusiak) must assume new identities and move to Seattle. They realize very quickly that those things are easier said than done.
|1. The Abyss (1989)|
2. Class Action (1991)
3. The Color of Money (1986)
4. Consenting Adults (1992)
5. The January Man (1989)
6. Limbo (1999)
7. My Life So Far (1999)
8. The Perfect Storm (2000)
9. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
10. Scarface (1983)
11. Slam Dance (1987)
12. Three Wishes (1995)
13. Two Bits (1995)
aka: A Day to Remember
14. White Sands (1992)
15. Witness Protection (1999)
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