|Belizaire the Cajun 1986 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Glen Pitre
Cast: Armand Assante, Gail Youngs, Michael Schoeffling, Stephen McHattie, Will Patton, Nancy Barrett, Robert Duvall, Loulan Pitre, Andre Delaunay, Jim Levert, Ernie Vincent, Paul Landry, Allan Durand, Bob Edmundson, Charlie Goulas
Set in the Louisiana bayous during the mid-1800s, this is the story of a medicine man (Armand Assante) who is accused of murdering the Anglo husband of the Cajun woman (Gail Youngs) he loves. Robert Duvall, who was a creative consultant for this low-budget film, appears briefly as a preacher.
|Let's Get Harry 1986 R, 98 min.|
aka: The Rescue
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Cast: Robert Duvall, Gary Busey, Mark Harmon, Glenn Frey, Michael Schoeffling, Thomas F. Wilson, Rick Rossovich, Ben Johnson, Matt Clark, Gregory Sierra
A mercenary (Robert Duvall) is hired to help friends rescue Harry (Mark Harmon) from the jungles of South America. Duvall's performance keeps this from bombing out entirely. Director Rosenberg used the infamous pseudonym of "Alan Smithee" for this film, which meant he didn't want to be associated with it.
|Mermaids 1990 PG-13, 111 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Richard Benjamin
Cast: Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, Michael Schoeffling, Christina Ricci, Caroline McWilliams, Jan Miner, Betsy Townsend, Richard McElvain, Paula Plum, Dossy Peabody, Rex Trailer, Patricia Madden, Pete Kovner, William Paul Steele
Mrs. Flax (Cher) is a vagabond mother of two daughters, 15-year-old Charlotte (Winona Ryder) and nine-year-old Kate (Christina Ricci), who are obsessed with religion and swimming, respectively. When they land in the small town of East Port, Massachusetts, they find a home, and the girls hope that, at last, they will settle down after moving 18 times in Charlotte's lifetime. Kate shines as a swimmer on her school's swim team, while Charlotte plans to become a nun–despite the fact that they are Jewish. Meanwhile, Mrs. Flax begins a romance with Lou (Bob Hoskins). At the same time, Charlotte falls in love, from afar, with Joe (Michael Schoeffling) but finds confusion setting in and prays daily to keep her religious fervor.
|Sixteen Candles 1984 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: John Hughes
Cast: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Paul Dooley, Michael Schoeffling, John Cusack, Gedde Watanabe, Jami Gertz, Blanche Baker, Edward Andrews, Max Showalter, Justin Henry, Haviland Morris, Carlin Glynn, Billie Bird, Carole Cook
Molly Ringwald steals the show as the teenager, Samantha, whose busy family forgets her all-important 16th birthday because it is the evening before her sister's wedding. To make matters worse, her visiting grandparents have taken over Samantha's bedroom. At school, geek (Anthony Michael Hall) will not leave Samantha alone, and Samantha has her eye on hunk Jake (Michael Schoeffling), but she has to take foreign exchange student Long Duc Dong (Gedde Watanabe) to the school dance. However, all is not lost in Samantha's trip into womanhood because Jake begins to pay attention to her.
|Sylvester 1985 PG, 103 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Tim Hunter
Cast: Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Constance Towers, Peter Kowanko, Yankton Hatten, Shizuko Hoshi, Chris Pedersen, Angel Salazar, Arliss Howard, Shane Serwin, James Gammon, Richard Jamison, Ariane de Vogue, Norman Bennett
A 16-year-old orphan, Charlie (Melissa Gilbert), loves horses and dreams of becoming an Olympic rider. With help from her often drunk mentor, Foster (Richard Farnsworth), Melissa trains her spirited white horse Sylvester. Charlie becomes skilled in horseback riding, and enters Sylvester in a Kentucky steeplechase competition.
|Vision Quest 1985 R, 108 min.|
Director: Harold Becker
Cast: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Ronny Cox, Michael Schoeffling, Harold Sylvester, Charles Hallahan, J.C. Quinn, Raphael Sbarge, Forest Whitaker, Daphne Zuniga
Goodness and hard work will win every time is again proven in this movie about a young athlete (Matthew Modine).
|Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken 1991 G, 88 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Romance
Director: Steve Miner
Cast: Gabrielle Anwar, Cliff Robertson, Michael Schoeffling, Dylan Kussman, Kathleen York, Frank Renzulli, Nancy Moore Atchison, Lisa Norman, Lorianne Collins, Elizabeth Hayes, Michael J. Matusiak, Laura Lee Norton, Jeff Woodward, David Massry, Cheri Brown
Sonora (Gabrielle Anwar) joins a carnival where Dr. Carver (Cliff Robertson) teaches her how to ride stunt horses. Her dream is to be a "diving girl" diving with her horse into 40 feet of water. She succeeds, falls in love with Al (Michael Schoeffling), and suffers a tragedy of blindness that she bravely overcomes. Good Disney fare.
|1. Belizaire the Cajun (1986)|
2. Let's Get Harry (1986)
aka: The Rescue
3. Mermaids (1990)
4. Sixteen Candles (1984)
5. Sylvester (1985)
6. Vision Quest (1985)
7. Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991)
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