|Big Trouble in Little China 1986 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Adventure / Fantasy / Romance
Director: John Carpenter
Cast: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong, Victor Wong, Kate Burton, Suzee Pai, Donald Li, Carter Wong, Peter Kwong, James Pax, Chao Li Chi, Jeff Imada, Rummel Mor, Craig Ng
This funny satire follows truck driver Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) who takes his friend Wang Chi (Dennis Dun) to the airport to pick up his fiancee Miao Yin (Suzee Pai) and finds himself in the middle of a Chinese gang war. The gang kidnaps Miao because the ghost of Chinese warlord Lo Pan (James Hong) must marry her in order to regain his physical form. John goes beneath the streets of San Francisco and encounters some strange creatures while trying to rescue Miao. High-tech action.
|Brain Smasher: A Love Story 1993 N/R, 88 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy
Director: Albert Pyun
Cast: Andrew Dice Clay, Teri Hatcher, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Yuji Okumoto, Brion James, Tim Thomerson, Charles Rocket, Nicholas Guest, Dorothy Dells, Wrick Jones, Galen Schrick, Steve Tancora, Peter Kwong
Supermodel Samantha Crain (Teri Hatcher) attempts to deliver a smuggled package containing a red lotus flower to her sister Cammy (Deborah Van Valkenburgh). On making the delivery, she learns that Cammy has been captured by Chinese Shaolin Monks who want the lotus flower because they believe it holds the key to ultimate power. The sisters manage to flee the Monks, and Samantha hires Ed "Brain Smasher" Molloy (Andrew Dice Clay) as her bodyguard. The couple fights off the monks a number of times–until Molloy is captured. The monks demand the lotus flower in return for Molloy, and the sisters must decide whether or not to make a deal.
|The Golden Child 1986 PG-13, 93 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Action / Fantasy / Mystery
Director: Michael Ritchie
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Charlotte Lewis, Charles Dance, Victor Wong, Randall "Tex" Cobb, James Hong, J.L. Reate, Shakti, Tau Logo, Tiger Chung Lee, Pons Maar, Peter Kwong, Eric Douglas, Wally Taylor, Charles Levin
Eddie Murphy plays Los Angeles social worker Chandler Jarrell who tracks down missing children. One day, he is approached by beautiful Kee Nang (Charlotte Lewis) who tells him that a religious sect has appointed him the "Chosen One" to protect a kidnapped magical boy, "The Golden Child" (J.L. Reate), from evil. Now, Chandler is given a magic dagger and a sacred parakeet, and, after going through several trials by fire, he falls in love with Kee Nang.
|Skeleton Coast 1987 R, 98 min.|
aka: Coast of Skeletons
Director: John "Bud" Cardos
Cast: Ernest Borgnine, Robert Vaughn, Oliver Reed, Herbert Lom, Daniel Greene, Simon Sabela, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Nancy Mulford, Peter Kwong, Robin Townsend, Arnold Vosloo, Larry Taylor, Tullio Moneta, Jonathan Rands, Rudi De Jager
Retired Marine Col. Smith (Ernest Borgnine) puts together a team (including Peter Kwong, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Daniel Greene, and Nancy Mulford) to invade an Angolan stronghold to free his CIA agent son. During the execution of their plan, they run across several shady characters who include German military advisor Col. Schneider (Robert Vaughn), wheeler-dealer Elia (Herbert Lom), and security chief Capt. Simpson (Oliver Reed).
|Steele Justice 1987 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Robert Boris
Cast: Martin Kove, Ronny Cox, Joseph Campanella, Sela Ward, Robert Kim, Soon-Tek Oh, Bernie Casey, Sarah Douglas, Shannon Tweed, Jan Gan Boyd, David Froman, Kamiko Hiroshige, Sheila Gale Kandlbinder, Peter Kwong, Eric Lee
The Vietnamese Mafia is wreaking havoc on L.A. when ex-cop and Vietnam veteran John Steele (Martin Kove) is called in to save the day.
|Theodore Rex 1995 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Action / Fantasy
Director: Jonathan Betuel
Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Richard Roundtree, Bud Cort, Joe Dellesandro, Juliet Landau, George Newbern, Carol Kane, Jack Riley, Peter Mackenzie, Stephen McHattie, Tony T. Johnson, Susie Coelho, Peter Kwong
A futuristic police officer (Whoopi Goldberg) and her animatronic sidekick (a dinosaur) investigate a murder and a weird scientist (Armin Mueller-Stahl) in this not-so-very-funny comedic escapade.
|1. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)|
2. Brain Smasher: A Love Story (1993)
3. The Golden Child (1986)
4. Skeleton Coast (1987)
aka: Coast of Skeletons
5. Steele Justice (1987)
6. Theodore Rex (1995)
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