|Crash Dive 1997 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Andrew Stevens
Cast: Michael Dudikoff, Reiner Schone, Frederic Forrest, Jay Acovone, Clay Greenbush, Catherine Bell, Michael Cavanaugh, Cyrus Farmer, Time Winters, Elena DeBurdo, Adam G., Pasha D. Lychnikoff, Mio R. Jacula, Christopher Titus, Brittain Marcus
Hijackers seize control of the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Ulysses and demand $100 million or they will fire nuclear weapons at U.S. cities. Ex-Navy SEAL James Carter (Michael Dudikoff) slips aboard the submarine to subdue the terrorists, but when they realize who Carter is, battles ensue through the corridors. They try to fire a missile at New York City, but Carter had rigged the computer so that they fire a non-nuclear missile instead, and he saves the U.S. from a nuclear attack.
|The Eiger Sanction 1975 R, 128 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Thriller / Romance
Director: Clint Eastwood
Cast: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Jack Cassidy, Thayer David, Vonetta McGee, Heidi Bruhl, Reiner Schone, Michael Grimm, Jean-Pierre Bernard, Brenda Venus, Gregory Walcott, Candice Rialson, Elaine Shore, Dan Howard, Jack Kosslyn
Dr. Jonathan Hemlock (Clint Eastwood) is a college professor who just happens to be a government secret intelligence agent during his off-hours. It seems there is a problem in the Swiss Alps, and Hemlock, hoping that this will be his last mission, is sent into training for his assassination assignment. Hemlock's victim will be one of three men attempting to climb the Eiger mountain range in the Swiss Alps, and he joins their expedition.
|The Handmaid's Tale 1990 R, 109 min.|
Genre: Drama / Sci-Fi
Director: Volker Schlondorff
Cast: Natasha Richardson, Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Blanche Baker, David Dukes, Traci Lind, Zoey Wilson, Kathryn Doby, Reiner Schone, Lucia Hartpeng, Karma Ibsen Riley, Lucile McIntyre
Based on Margaret Atwood's novel, this is a morality tale about the future in America when ecological disasters have left most of the women infertile. Those who are still fertile are kept in camps and are the "handmaidens" to the men who make up the wealthy, powerful elite. Kate (Natasha Richardson) is a handmaid who is forced to lie between infertile Serena Joy (Faye Dunaway) and her husband, the Commander (Robert Duvall), while he impregnates her. Following the ceremony, Serena Joy is angry, the Commander is unfulfilled, and Kate dreams of freedom for herself and her unborn child.
|Mortal Kombat: Annihilation 1997 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Thriller
aka: Mortal Kombat II
Director: John R. Leonetti
Cast: Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, James Remar, Sandra Hess, Lynn "Red" Williams, Brian Thompson, Chris Conrad, Reiner Schone, Musetta Vander, Deron McBee, Marjean Holden, Irina Pantaeva, Litefoot, J.J. Perry, John Medlen
Good special effects abound in this martial arts film about Liu Kang (Robin Shou) and his fellow warriors protecting Earth from the evil plans of the Emperor Shao Kahn (Brian Thompson). As hateful mutants prepare to invade Earth, there are only six days in which to save Earth before it merges with Khan's Outerworld. And, the race against time begins.
|The Return of Sabata 1971 PG, 106 min.|
Director: Gianfranco Parolini
Cast: Lee Van Cleef, Reiner Schone, Annabella Incontrera, Jacqueline Alexandre, Giampiero Albertini, Ignazio Spalla, Aldo Canti, Vassili Karis, Steffen Zacharias, Pia Giancaro, John Bartha, Gunther Stoll
Posing as a sharpshooter performing in a traveling circus, gambler Sabata (Lee Van Cleef) arrives in Hobsonville and runs into Clyde (Reiner Schone) who owes him $5,000. Hobsonville is run by an Irish clan, led by land baron Joe McIntock (Giampiero Albertini), and the town charges huge taxes that are stored in a bank. Sabata not only refuses to pay the taxes, he enlists Clyde and acrobats (Aldo Canti and Vassili Karis) from the circus to help rob the bank. The money turns out to be counterfeit, but the gold is hidden on McIntock's property. The next step is to find the gold, kill McIntock, and steal the fortune. This film is a sequel to "Sabata" and "Adios, Sabata."
|1. Crash Dive (1997)|
2. The Eiger Sanction (1975)
3. The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
4. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
aka: Mortal Kombat II
5. The Return of Sabata (1971)
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