|The Bell Jar 1979 R, 107 min.|
Director: Larry Peerce
Cast: Marilyn Hassett, Julie Harris, Anne Jackson, Barbara Barrie, Robert Klein, Donna Mitchell, Mary Louise Weller, Scott McKay, Roxanne Hart, Jameson Parker, Thaao Penghlis, Meg Mundy, Carol Monferdini, Dick Carballo, Elizabeth Hubbard
Sylvia Plath's novel is brought to the screen in this story about Esther (Marilyn Hassett) who suffers a nervous breakdown brought about by problems encountered because of her over-achieving personality.
|Eyes of Laura Mars 1978 R, 104 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror / Thriller
Director: Irvin Kershner
Cast: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif, Rene Auberjonois, Darlanne Fluegel, Steve Marachuk, Raul Julia, Rose Gregorio, Frank Adonis, Lisa Taylor, Bill Boggs, Meg Mundy, Marilyn Meyers, Gary Bayer, Mitchell Edmonds
Fashion photographer Laura Mars (Faye Dunaway) has premonitions about a series of gruesome murders involving her friends and associates. When they become victims of actual crimes, Laura seeks help. Police detective John Neville (Tommy Lee Jones) steps in to identify the killer. Gradually, Laura begins to realize that she is being stalked by the killer who seems to be trying to discredit her photography work.
|Fatal Attraction 1987 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Adrian Lyne
Cast: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen, Stuart Pankin, Ellen Foley, Fred Gwynne, Tom Brennan, Lois Smith, Meg Mundy, Mike Nussbaum, J.J. Johnson, Michael Arkin, Sam Coppola, Eunice Prewitt
This film weaves the suspenseful story that results from the effect of a brief affair. The married man, Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas), cannot rid himself of his illicit partner Alex Forrest (Glenn Close). Too late, he realizes her psychotic personality is bent on the destruction of his marriage to Beth (Anne Archer). Several Academy Award nominations include Best Picture, Actress (Close), Supporting Actress (Anne Archer), and Director.
|Oliver's Story 1978 PG, 92 min.|
Director: John Korty
Cast: Ryan O'Neal, Candice Bergen, Nicola Pagett, Ed Binns, Ray Milland, Swoosie Kurtz, Charles Haid, Kenneth McMillan, Josef Sommer, Benson Fong, Sully Boyar, Meg Mundy
This sequel to "Love Story" again stars Ryan O'Neal as Oliver Barrett IV, but now he is looking for a new love following the death of his "Love means never having to say you are sorry" wife.
|Ordinary People 1980 R, 124 min.|
Director: Robert Redford
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton, M. Emmet Walsh, Elizabeth McGovern, Dinah Manoff, James Sikking, Fredric Lehne, Basil Hoffman, Elizabeth Hubbard, Scott Doebler, Quinn K. Redeker, Mariclare Costello, Meg Mundy
This is the story of the Jarrett family trying to come to grips with the accidental death of one of their sons. The younger son, Conrad (Timothy Hutton), makes an unsuccessful suicide attempt, the father, Calvin (Donald Sutherland), offers little emotional support, and the mother, Beth (Mary Tyler Moore), seems stuck in the moment and cannot rise beyond the crisis. The film won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Hutton), and Screenplay. Mary Tyler Moore was nominated for Best Actress and Judd Hirsch as Dr. Berger was nominated for Best Supporting Actor.
|The Survivors 1983 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Michael Ritchie
Cast: Robin Williams, Walter Matthau, Jerry Reed, James Wainwright, Anne Pitoniak, John Goodman, Kristen Vigard, Annie McEnroe, Bernard Barrow, Michael P. Moran, Marian Hailey, Joseph Carberry, Skipp Lynch, Meg Mundy, Yudie Bank
Robin Williams plays unemployed executive Donald Quinelle who is taken under the wing of gas station owner Sonny Paluso (Walter Matthau). Because of a strange set of circumstances, they are on the list of hit man Jack Locke (Jerry Reed). From there, they end up in a survival-training unit where things really get "Robin Williams" strange.
|1. The Bell Jar (1979)|
2. Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
3. Fatal Attraction (1987)
4. Oliver's Story (1978)
5. Ordinary People (1980)
6. The Survivors (1983)
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