|Balto 1995 G, 74 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure
Director: Simon Wells
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Phil Collins, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings, Jack Angel, Danny Mann, Robbie Rist, Miriam Margolyes, Jennifer Blanc, Michael McShane, Donald Sinden
Based on a true-life adventure, this is the animated feature film about Balto, a sled dog leading his pack through an Alaskan storm to deliver an anti-toxin to those suffering from diphtheria in Nome. There is a statue of a sled dog in New York's Central Park commemorating this feat of Balto and the other sled dogs.
|Buster 1988 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Comedy
Director: David Green
Cast: Phil Collins, Julie Walters, Larry Lamb, Stephanie Lawrence, Ellie Beaven, Michael Attwell, Ralph Brown, Christopher Ellison, Sheila Hancock, Martin Jarvis, Clive Wood, Anthony Quayle, Michael Byrne, Harold Innocent, Rupert Vansittart
Loosely based on Britain's Great Train Robbery in 1963, this is the story of petty thief and family man Buster Edwards (Phil Collins) who goes for the bigger rewards when he falls in with the train robbers. The film follows the planning of the robbery, it's execution, and events following the heist. As the thieves are arrested one-by-one, Buster is able to elude the police. He and his family finally make it to Mexico, but his wife, June (Julie Walters), wants to return–which they do at a cost. Collins' original song "Two Hearts" won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar. .
|Hook 1991 PG, 142 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Caroline Goodall, Charlie Korsmo, Amber Scott, Phil Collins, Arthur Malet, Laurel Cronin, Dante Basco, Jasen Fisher, Isaiah Robinson, Raushan Hammond
Peter Pan has grown up and has become Peter Banning (Robin Williams) who is married to Moira (Caroline Goodall) and the father of Jack (Charlie Korsmo) and Maggie (Amber Scott). While the family is visiting Granny Wendy (Maggie Smith) in London, Peter checks on the children in the bedroom and discovers that Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman) has kidnapped them. Peter has become the kind of father he always was against: one who is too busy with work to give his children any attention. Now, it takes a trip to the Island of the Lost Boys for Peter to realize that the most important things in life are his children.
|The Jungle Book 2 2003 G, 75 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Musical
Director: Steve Trenbirth
Cast: John Goodman, Haley Joel Osment, Mae Whitman, Tony Jay, Phil Collins, John Rhys-Davies, Jim Cummings, Connor Funk, Bob Joles, Jeff Bennett, Veena Bidasha, Brian Cummings, Bobby Edner, Jess Harnell, Devika Parikh
Mowgli (voice of Haley Joel Osment) is living in his new village and has a girlfriend, Shanti (voice of Mae Whitman). But, when Baloo (voice of John Goodman) visits, Mowgli realizes that he misses the jungle and goes back for some fun. Shanti, who is afraid of wild animals, goes into the jungle looking for Mowgli, and troubles await–especially from Mowgli's old nemesis, Shere Khan (voice of Tony Jay), who hunts for Mowgli to seek revenge.
|1. Balto (1995)|
2. Buster (1988)
3. Hook (1991)
4. The Jungle Book 2 (2003)
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