|American Ninja 1985 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Romance / Drama
Director: Sam Firstenberg
Cast: Michael Dudikoff, Steve(2) James, Judie Aronson, Guich Koock, John Fujioka, Don Stewart, John LaMotta, Phil Brock, Jerry Bailey, Nick Nicholson, Tony Carreon, Roi Vinzon, Manolet Escudero, Greg Rocero, Michael Hackbart
American soldier Pvt. Joe Armstrong (Michael Dudikoff) is serving in the Philippines. While driving in a convoy, Joe's platoon is attacked by rebels who are trying to steal weapons. The rebels kidnap Col. William T. Hickock's (Guich Koock) daughter Patricia (Judie Aronson) who is riding with the platoon. Joe rescues Patricia, but now the rebel leaders send ninja warriors to kill Joe and recapture Patricia. Will Joe's martial arts skills enable him to save the day?
|Highlander II: The Quickening 1991 R, 88 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Director: Russell Mulcahy
Cast: Christopher Lambert, Virginia Madsen, Sean Connery, Michael Ironside, John C. McGinley, Allan Rich, Rusty Schwimmer, Phil Brock, Ed Trucco, Steven Grives, Jimmy Murray, Pete Antico, Peter Bromilow, Jeff Altman, Peter Bucossi
Special effects are very good in this film; however, the plot is weak. Once again, McLeod (Christopher Lambert) and his mentor, Ramirez (Sean Connery), are on Earth evading the evil dictator (Michael Ironside) who is trying to control their destinies.
|Mercy 1996 R, 85 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Richard Shepard
Cast: John Rubinstein, Amber Kain, Sam Rockwell, Jane Lanier, Novella Nelson, Phil Brock, Rhea Silver-Smith, Christopher J. Quinn, Kevin Joseph, Maura Tierney, Robert Shepard, Rick Gomez
The daughter of successful, arrogant lawyer Frank Kramer (John Rubinstein) is kidnapped–not just for the ransom but to take revenge for Frank's treatment of people. As he is sent around NYC, in out-of-the-way places he had never seen, he begins to understand more about the 'little" people who he had stepped on all of his career.
|Tex 1982 PG, 103 min.|
Director: Tim Hunter
Cast: Matt Dillon, Jim Metzler, Meg Tilly, Bill McKinney, Frances Lee McCain, Ben Johnson, Emilio Estevez, Phil Brock, Zeljko Ivanek, Pamela Ludwig
Disney Studios produced this coming-of-age adventure about teenaged brothers Tex (Matt Dillon) and Mason (Jim Metzler) in Oklahoma who live on their own without parental support. Their experiences are touched by sex and drugs as the brothers struggle to find their way in the world.
|1. American Ninja (1985)|
2. Date with an Angel (1987)
3. Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
4. Mercy (1996)
5. Tex (1982)
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