|A Christmas Romance 1994 TV, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Romance
Director: Sheldon Larry
Cast: Olivia Newton-John, Gregory Harrison, Chloe Lattanzi, Stephanie Sawyer, Tom Heaton, Stephen E. Miller, Brent Stait, Susan Astley, Tom McBeath, Anna Ferguson, Teryl Rothery, Melody Ryane
Single-mom Julia Stonecypher (Olivia Newton-John) is struggling to eke out a living while raising daughters Emily Rose (Stephanie Sawyer) and Deenie (Chloe Lattanzi–Newton-John's real-life daughter). One day, bank employee Brian Harding (Gregory Harrison) comes to Julia's door and announces that her house is being repossessed. Just when it couldn't get any worse for Julia, Brian is involved in a car accident after leaving her home. He returns to the house where he is stranded by bad weather. But a bond forms, romance begins, and it looks like Julia's life will take a turn for the better.
|Grease 1978 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical / Romance
Director: Randal Kleiser
Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Dinah Manoff, Didi Conn, Jamie Donnelly, Barry Pearl, Kelly Ward, Eve Arden, Michael Tucci, Frankie Avalon, Joan Blondell, Edd Byrnes, Sid Caesar
Two high-school gangs of the 1950s, the T-Birds (guys) and the Pink Ladies (girls), are the centerpiece of this film. T-Bird leader Danny (John Travolta) falls for Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) during the summer. When school begins in the fall, Sandy's family has moved to town, and she is the "new girl" on campus–an event that does not go unnoticed by the Pink Ladies. A fun musical look at the 1950s.
|It's My Party 1996 R, 110 min.|
Director: Randal Kleiser
Cast: Eric Roberts, Gregory Harrison, Lee Grant, Bronson Pinchot, Margaret Cho, Marlee Matlin, Bruce Davison, George Segal, Roddy McDowall, Olivia Newton-John
This moving story is about a gay man (Eric Roberts), dying of AIDS, who throws himself one giant party before committing suicide.
|Sordid Lives 2000 R, 111 min.|
Director: Del Shores
Cast: Olivia Newton-John, Beau Bridges, Delta Burke, Bonnie Bedelia, Beth Grant, Ann Walker, Kirk Geiger, Leslie Jordan, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Sarah Hunley, Earl Houston Bullock, Mitch Carter, Sharron Alexis, Mary Margaret Lewis
There are many skeletons in the closet of this Texas family, and the sordid affairs come out in the open as they gather for the funeral of the family matriarch, who died when she tripped over the wooden legs of her lover.
|Two of a Kind 1983 PG, 87 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Comedy / Romance
Director: John Herzfeld
Cast: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Charles Durning, Beatrice Straight, Oliver Reed, Jack Kehoe, Kathy Bates, Ernie Hudson, Scatman Crothers, Gene Hackman, Richard Bright, Vincent Bufano, Toni Kalem, Robert Costanzo, Castulo Guerra
God (voice of Gene Hackman) has given up on humanity and orders that the people be destroyed. Angels (Charles Durning, Scatman Crothers, Castulo Guerra, and Beatrice Straight) convince God that he should give humanity another chance. The angels randomly select Zack (John Travolta) and Debbie (Olivia Newton-John) and set out to make them better people. This will not be easy because what the angels do not know is that Zack is a bank robber.
|Xanadu 1980 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Musical / Romance
Director: Robert Greenwald
Cast: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck, James Sloyan, Dimitra Arliss, Katie Hanley, Sandahl Bergman, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Coral Browne, Fred McCarren, Marla V. Langston, Madison Arnold, David Tress, Matt Lattanzi, Bebe Drake
Kira (Olivia Newton-John) is an angel who returns to Earth to inspire a young artist, Sonny Malone (Michael Beck). Years before, Kira had inspired wealthy, but older, Danny McGuire (Gene Kelly), and she conspires for Sonny and Danny to meet. They become friends and decide to turn an abandoned building into a nightclub featuring 1940s and 1980s music, neon lights, and roller skating–and Xanadu is created. Now it is time for Kira to move on, but she and Sonny have fallen in love. Will they be able to convince the gods to allow them to stay together?
|1. A Christmas Romance (1994)|
2. Grease (1978)
3. It's My Party (1996)
4. Sordid Lives (2000)
5. Two of a Kind (1983)
6. Xanadu (1980)
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