|Cabin Boy 1994 PG-13, 80 min.|
Director: Adam Resnick
Cast: Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley, James Gammon, Brian Doyle-Murray, Brion James, Ann Magnuson, Russ Tamblyn, Ricki Lake, Mike Starr, Melora Walters
With a name like Nathaniel Mayweather (played by Chris Elliott), it helps to be very rich, and this kid is! Through a series of wrong turns, he ends up as cabin boy on a ship and begins an "unusual" adventure.
|The Chase 1991 PG-13, 93 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Paul Wendkos
Cast: Casey Siemaszko, Ben Johnson, Ricki Lake, Anthony Tyler Quinn, Barry Corbin, Robert Beltran, Gerry Bamman, Megan Follows, Sheila Kelley, Gailard Sartain, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Daniel Quinn, Paul Collins, Micole Mercurio, Nada Despotovich
Based on a true story, this made-for-TV tale tells the story of bank robber Hutchinson (Casey Siemaszko) who kills a cop and takes old man Laurienti (Ben Johnson) hostage. The high-speed chase was filmed by a TV crew in a helicopter that contributed to the eventual capture.
|Cookie 1989 R, 93 min.|
Director: Susan Seidelman
Cast: Peter Falk, Dianne Wiest, Emily Lloyd, Michael V. Gazzo, Brenda Vaccaro, Lionel Stander, Jerry Lewis, Adrian Pasdar, Bob Gunton, Ricki Lake
Peter Falk stars as a mobster just getting out of prison after 13 years who has a misfit teenage daughter, Cookie (Emily Lloyd), from his mistress. Of course, he also has a wife who doesn't know anything about either one of them. To complicate matters, in trying to form some sort of father-daughter bond, he hires Cookie to act as his chauffeur.
|Cry-Baby 1990 PG-13, 85 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical / Romance
Director: John Waters
Cast: Johnny Depp, Amy Locane, Susan Tyrrell, Polly Bergen, Iggy Pop, Ricki Lake, Traci Lords, Kim McGuire, Darren E. Burrows, Stephen Mailer, Troy Donahue, Joe Dallesandro, Mink Stole, Alan J. Wendl, Kim Webb
Set in Baltimore in 1954, it is the "Drapes" vs. the "Squares" in this good comedy/musical. Cry-Baby (Johnny Depp) is the bike-riding, black-jacketed, juvenile delinquent from the wrong side of the tracks, while Allison (Amy Locane) is a good girl who falls for Cry-Baby and is looking for a new lifestyle. The 1950s are recreated well, complete with jukeboxes and music of the era.
|Hairspray 1988 PG, 92 min.|
Director: John Waters
Cast: Divine, Ricki Lake, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Deborah Harry, Jerry Stiller, Pia Zadora, Mink Stole, John Waters, Michael St Gerard
Inspired by the dance TV shows of the 1960s, writer and director John Waters created this movie about overweight Baltimore teenager Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) who wants to become the star dancer on an afternoon TV dance show. Tracy wins the dance competition and a starring spot on the "Corny Collins Show." Now, Tracy becomes a teen hero, and she speaks out for integration, which is the cause she believes in. Standing in her way is spoiled Amber Von Tussle (Colleen Fitzpatrick), but, by story's end, Tracy has won her point on integration and has beaten out Amber for the title of Miss Auto Show 1963.
|Inside Monkey Zetterland 1993 R, 93 min.|
Director: Jefery Levy
Cast: Steve Antin, Patricia Arquette, Sandra Bernhard, Sofia Coppola, Tate Donovan, Rupert Everett, Katherine Helmond, Bo Hopkins, Ricki Lake, Debi Mazar, Martha Plimpton, Frances Bay, Luca Bercovici, Chris Nash, Blair Tefkin
Once a child actor and now an aspiring screenwriter, Monkey Zetterland (Steve Antin) tries to work on his story despite interruptions from his off-the-wall family, friends, and neighbors.
|Last Exit to Brooklyn 1989 R, 102 min.|
Director: Uli Edel
Cast: Stephen Lang, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Burt Young, Peter Dobson, Jerry Orbach, Stephen Baldwin, Ricki Lake, Jason Andrews, Maia Danziger, Frank Vincent, James Lorinz, Sam Rockwell, Camille Saviola
Based on Hubert Selby Jr's novel, this is the story about down-and-out characters in Brooklyn during the 1940s.
|Mrs. Winterbourne 1996 PG-13, 104 min.|
Director: Richard Benjamin
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, Brendan Fraser, Miguel Sandoval, Loren Dean, Paula Prentiss, Susan Haskill, Peter Gerety, Jane Krakowski, Debra Monk
Connie Doyle (Ricki Lake) arrives in New York and is quickly seduced, made pregnant, and dumped by Steve DeCunzo (Loren Dean). She is rescued by Hugh Winterbourne (Brendan Fraser) and his wife, Patricia (Susan Haskell), whom Connie meets on a train. The train crashes, the couple is killed, and Connie is mistaken for Patricia. Hugh's mother, Grace (Shirley MacLaine), sends for the new "widow," and Connie heads to the family's Boston home where she meets Hugh's twin brother, Bill (Brendan Fraser). All goes well until sleazy Steve re-enters the scene.
|Serial Mom 1994 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: John Waters
Cast: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard, Scott Morgan, Walt MacPherson, Justin Whalin, Mink Stole, Traci Lords, Mary Jo Catlett, Patricia Dunnock, Lonnie Horsey, Suzanne Somers, John Badila, Kathy Fannon
Beverly Sutphin (Kathleen Turner) is a wonderful mother to her two children Misty and Chip (Ricki Lake and Matthew Lillard); perhaps she is a little bit compulsive in her child rearing. In reality, she is a serial killer determined to ensure protection for her family. Turner and Sam Waterston (as the husband) put on good performances in this "different" film.
|Where the Day Takes You 1992 R, 105 min.|
Director: Marc Rocco
Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Lara Flynn Boyle, Balthazar Getty, Sean Astin, James LeGros, Ricki Lake, Will Smith, Peter Dobson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Robert Knepper, Adam Baldwin, Laura San Giacomo, Kyle MacLachlan, Nancy McKeon, Rachel Ticotin
Los Angeles street hustler King (Dermot Mulroney) acts as a father figure for a group of runaways–including gay prostitute Little J (Balthazar Getty), Heather (Lara Flynn Boyle), and drug addict Greg (Sean Astin). But, even though King tries to come to their aid, violence through drugs and prostitution is the norm for these teens, and tragic consequences ensue.
|1. Cabin Boy (1994)|
2. The Chase (1991)
3. Cookie (1989)
4. Cry-Baby (1990)
5. Hairspray (1988)
6. Inside Monkey Zetterland (1993)
7. Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
8. Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
9. Serial Mom (1994)
10. Where the Day Takes You (1992)
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