|The Christmas Star 1986 TV, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Alan Shapiro
Cast: Edward Asner, Rene Auberjonois, Jim Metzler, Susan Tyrrell, Karen Landry, Alan North, Philip Bruns, Nicolas Van Burek, Vicki Wauchope, Fred Gwynne, Zachary Ansley, Lillian Carlson, Peter Bibby, David Glyn-Jones, Anthony Holland
After he escapes from prison, dressed as Santa Claus, Horace (Edward Asner) finds refuge in a suburban neighborhood. Now, he takes advantage of the neighborhood children to help him find counterfeit money hidden in the Christmas decorations of a department store. By story's end, the children teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
|Flashdance 1983 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Romance
Director: Adrian Lyne
Cast: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Belinda Bauer, Sunny Johnson, Kyle T. Heffner, Lee Ving, Cynthia Rhodes, Ron Karabatsos, Malcolm Danare, Philip Bruns, Micole Mercurio, Lucy Lee Flippin, Don Brockett, Durga McBroom
A Pittsburgh steel worker by day, Alex Owens (Jennifer Beals) is a bar room dancer by night. Her dream is to study dance and, as she dances at the bar room, she dreams of being selected to study at the local ballet company. Her boyfriend is her wealthy boss Nick (Michael Nouri), and he gives Alex financial help toward her goal. Alex does come to terms with her dreams and finds the inner strength to turn them into reality. The music makes the movie, and "Flashdance...What a Feeling" won the Academy Award for Best Song.
|The Great Waldo Pepper 1975 PG, 108 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: George Roy Hill
Cast: Robert Redford, Bo Svenson, Bo Brundin, Susan Sarandon, Geoffrey Lewis, Edward Herrmann, Philip Bruns, Roderick Cook, Margot Kidder, Scott Newman, Kelly Jean Peters, James S. Appleby, Patrick W. Henderson Jr., James N. Harrell, Elma Aicklen
Pilot Waldo Pepper (Robert Redford) really wishes he was back in World War I flying missions against the Germans. As an ex-war ace, he dreams of his dogfights in a bygone era and teams up with Axel Olsson (Bo Swenson), and they barnstorm over the Midwest. This leads to a movie job for Pepper as a stunt pilot where he performs in a film featuring World War I dogfights. Despite objections of the director, Pepper stages a real dogfight with German ace Ernst Kessler (Bo Brundin) who Pepper had been falsely claiming that he had fought in the real war.
|Harry and Tonto 1974 R, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Paul Mazursky
Cast: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, Chief Dan George, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Larry Hagman, Arthur Hunnicutt, Josh Mostel, Melanie Mayron, Herbert Berghof, Philip Bruns, Rene Enriquez, Cliff De Young, Mike Nussbaum
Harry (Art Carney) is a New York City retired teacher who is evicted from his apartment. He finds a purpose in his life when he and his cat, Tonto, set off on a cross-country trip. Art Carney won the Oscar for Best Actor.
|The Out of Towners 1970 G, 97 min.|
aka: The Out-of-Towners
Director: Arthur Hiller
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Sandy Dennis, Sandy Baron, Anne Meara, Ann Prentiss, Graham Jarvis, Ron Carey, Philip Bruns, Billy Dee Williams, Paul Dooley, Robert Nichols, Carlos Montalban, Robert King, Dolph Sweet, Thalmus Rasulala
Heading for a job interview in N.Y.C., a couple, George and Gwen Kellerman (Jack Lemmon and Sandy Dennis), leave their quiet neighborhood in Ohio and meet with disasters. Dennis' oft-heard description of each and every new misfortune that they encounter is "Oh, My God!" This is a very funny film.
|Return of the Living Dead Part II 1988 R, 89 min.|
Genre: Horror / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Cast: James Karen, Thom Mathews, Michael Kenworthy, Marsha Dietlein, Dana Ashbrook, Suzanne Snyder, Thor Van Lingen, Jason Hogan, Hanala Stadner, Jonathan Terry, Sally Smythe, Allan Trautman, Don Maxwell, Philip Bruns, Mitch Pileggi
Jesse Wilson (Michael Kenworthy) and neighborhood thugs find a zombie corpse in a U.S. Army container. The 2-4-5 Trioxen gas inside the container is released, and the dead from a nearby cemetery are awakened again and hungry for their meals of human brains.
|The Stunt Man 1980 R, 129 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action / Drama
Director: Richard Rush
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey, Allen Garfield, Alex Rocco, Sharon Farrell, Adam Roarke, Philip Bruns, John Pearce, Dee Carroll, George Wallace, Michael Railsback, Jim Hess, John Garwood, Charles Bail
Cameron (Steve Railsback) is a fugitive who stumbles onto a movie set at a beach resort and pretends to be a stunt man in order to avoid detection. Academy Award nominations were received for Best Actor (Peter O'Toole) and Director.
|1. The Christmas Star (1986)|
2. Flashdance (1983)
3. The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
4. Harry and Tonto (1974)
5. The Out of Towners (1970)
aka: The Out-of-Towners
6. Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988)
7. The Stunt Man (1980)
8. A Thousand Clowns (1965)
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