|Dempsey 1983 TV, 105 min.|
Director: Gus Trikonis
Cast: Treat Williams, Sam Waterston, Victoria Tennant, Sally Kellerman, Peter Mark Richman, Jesse Vint, Robert Harper, John McLiam, Bonnie Bartlett, John Lehne, Michael McManus, Mark L. Taylor
This made-for-TV biography of boxing great Jack Dempsey–the "Manassa Mauler"–stars Treat Williams as Dempsey. The story covers his life from the early teens, through his reign as heavyweight champion, and the trials of his private life as he went through five wives.
|Funland 1986 PG-13, 86 min.|
Director: Michael A. Simpson
Cast: William Windom, David L. Lander, Bruce Mahler, Clark Brandon, Robert Sacchi, Michael McManus, Jill Carroll, Mary Beth McDonough, Terry Beaver, Lane Davies, Jan Hooks, Randal Patrick, Bonnie Turner, Richard Reiner, Gene Murrell
A mob family buys an amusement park, lowers salaries, and fires the clown, Bruce Burger (David L. Lander)–a step in the wrong direction because Bruce seeks revenge.
|Poltergeist 1982 PG, 114 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Tobe Hooper
Cast: JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Heather O'Rourke, Richard Lawson, Oliver Robins, Zelda Rubinstein, James Karen, Michael McManus, Virginia Kiser, Martin Casella, Lou Perryman, Clair E. Leucart, Dirk Blocker
Evil spirits (poltergeists) drop in for a visit with the suburban California Freeling family–father Steve (Craig T. Nelson), mother Diane (JoBeth Williams), 16-year-old Dana (Dominique Dunne), eight-year-old Robbie (Oliver Robins), and five-year-old Carol Anne (Heather O'Rourke). Strange things begin to happen, especially when Carol Anne is called to the television set where she announces, "They're here." More horrors lie in wait in this excellent story about unhappy ghosts. This film was co-written and co-produced by Steven Spielberg. There are sequels.
|1. Dempsey (1983)|
2. Funland (1986)
3. Poltergeist (1982)
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