|Death Race 2008 R, 89 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Cast: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Tyrese Gibson, Natalie Martinez, Max Ryan, Jason Clarke, Frederick Koehler, Jacob Vargas, Justin Mader, Robert LaSardo, Robin Shou, Benz Antoine, Danny Blanco, Christian Paul
It is the future, and America's economy has collapsed. Prisons are now privatized, and Warden Hennessy (Joan Allen) at Terminal Island Penitentiary has come up with a scheme to raise funds for running the prison: a three day pay-per-view "Death Race" and promises that the winner of the race will be released from prison. Terminal Island prisoner Jenson Ames (Jason Stratham) had been a race car driver, and Hennessy forces him to don the mask of dead racing hero "Frankenstein" and enter the race. Ames is in prison wrongly accused of murdering his wife and, if released, could once again be with his baby daughter. And the race is on–a combination of NASCAR and demolition derby with prison drivers accompanied by navigators from a women's prison. Racers are armed with grenade launchers, machine guns, flame throwers, and napalm as Ames and his navigator Case (Natalie Martinez) set out against other prison drivers–along with their chief opponent Machine Gun Joe (Tyrese Gibson)–in what is truly a race to the death.
|Dirty 2006 R, 97 min.|
Director: Chris Fisher
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Clifton Collins Jr., Cole Hauser, Wyclef Jean, Keith David, Wood Harris, Robert LaSardo, Lobo Sebastian, Taboo, Khleo Thomas, Aimee Garcia, Nicholas Gonzalez, Judy Reyes, Chris Mulkey, Soledad St. Hilaire
This movie follows a nightmarish 24 hours in the lives of Officers Salim Adel (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and Armando Sancho (Clifton Collins Jr.) who work out of LAPD's gang violence unit. The two cops make a deal with drug dealers that sets off a string of events spiraling out of control as they struggle with decisions between bad and worse.
|Drop Zone 1994 R, 101 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller
Director: John Badham
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancy Butler, Michael Jeter, Claire Stansfield, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Melanie Mayron, Grace Zabriskie, Luca Bercovici, Andy Romano, Corin Nemec, Kyle Secor, Rex Linn, Robert LaSardo, Mickey Jones
The Nessip brothers, Pete and Terry (Wesley Snipes and Malcolm-Jamal Warner), are U.S. Marshals who are escorting criminal computer hacker Earl Leedy (Michael Jeter) to a safer prison. En route, they are skyjacked by terrorists who are led by crooked DEA agent Ty Moncrief (Gary Busey). Terry is killed, and the skyjackers capture Earl with plans to use his computer expertise to hack into the DEA computer and expose undercover agents. When FBI agents suspect that Pete is responsible, he is suspended. Seeking revenge, Pete works with skydiver Jessie Crossman (Yancy Butler) to learn how to skydive as the means of infiltrating Ty's team of skydivers and get revenge.
|Hard to Kill 1990 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Bruce Malmuth
Cast: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, Frederick Coffin, William Sadler, Bonnie Burroughs, Zachary Rosencrantz, Dean Norris, Branscombe Richmond, Robert LaSardo, Ernie Lively, Andrew Bloch, Charles Boswell, Lou Beatty Jr., Nick DeMauro, Nick Corello
A cop, Mason Storm (Steven Seagal), who has evidence of political corruption is shot and left for dead. His partner, Lt. Kevin O'Malley (Frederick Coffin) allows the assassins to think he died, but, instead, Storm survives in a coma in a nursing home for seven years. When he regains consciousness, Storm plots his revenge.
|Jimmy Hollywood 1994 R, 109 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Joe Pesci, Christian Slater, Victoria Abril, Jason Beghe, Harrison Ford, Robert LaSardo, Barry Levinson, Earl Billings, Helen Brown, Lou Cutell, John Cothran Jr., Hal Fishman, Paula Lopez, Joe Avellar, Susan Campos
Want to become a Hollywood star? This story offers a new twist on the drugstore deliveries when wannabe actor Jimmy Alto (Joe Pesci) and his friend William (Christian Slater) break into the business big time by capturing neighborhood crooks on tape and delivering their videotaped crimes to the police. Lots of laughs.
|Love Kills 1998 R, 97 min.|
Director: Mario Van Peebles
Cast: Mario Van Peebles, Lesley Ann Warren, Loretta Devine, Donovan Leitch, Louise Fletcher, Daniel Baldwin, Robert LaSardo, Alexis Arquette, Senen Reyes, Lucy Liu, Susan Ruttan, Melvin Van Peebles
Poe Finklestein (Mario Van Peebles) poses as a masseur in his plan to steal the family jewels belonging to recently widowed Evelyn Heiss (Lesley Ann Warren). But once inside the Heiss mansion, Finklestein finds himself in the middle of a myriad of plots by family members to steal the jewels themselves.
|Mercy Streets 2000 PG-13, 106 min.|
Director: Jon Gunn
Cast: Eric Roberts, David A.R. White, Cynthia Watros, Shiek Mahmud-Bey, Lawrence Taylor, Stacy Keach, Robert LaSardo, Lisa Furst, Kevin Downes, Koji Kataoka, John Mann, Michael Villani, Robert Lyon Rasner, Brian C. Bennetts, Jon Gunn
Orphaned twins–John and Jeremiah (both roles played by David White)–have taken diverse paths. John is an embittered ex-con who tries to double-cross his former partner, Rome (Eric Roberts). When plans go awry, Rome mistakes Jeremiah for John and kidnaps him. John, in turn, stays undercover by pretending to be Jeremiah who is just days away from his ordination as an Episcopal priest.
|Out for Justice 1991 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: John Flynn
Cast: Steven Seagal, William Forsythe, Jerry Orbach, Jo Champa, Gina Gershon, Shareen Mitchell, Sal Richards, John Toles-Bey, Jay Acovone, Nick Corello, Robert LaSardo, Joe Spataro, Ron Brumbelow, Jack Cipolla, Chic Daniel
A Brooklyn cop, Gino Felino (Steven Seagal), learns that a friend and fellow cop has been killed and finds himself involved with his childhood foe Richie Madano (William Forsythe) who has turned to a life of crime. It is Richie who shot Gino's friend, and, as Gino searches the neighborhood for him, he learns that the Mafia has ordered Richie killed. Now, Gino is even more determined to catch Richie before the Mafia does.
|Short Circuit 2 1988 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Family / Sci-Fi / Comedy
Director: Kenneth Johnson
Cast: Fisher Stevens, Michael McKean, Cynthia Gibb, Jack Weston, Dee McCafferty, David Hemblen, Don Lake, Tito Nunez, Damon D'Oliveira, Jason Kuriloff, Tim Blaney, Robert LaSardo, Gerard Parkes, Wayne Best, Lili Francks
In this sequel, the personable robot "No.5," alias "Johnny 5," is in New York where it is hustling toy models of itself with its protector (Fisher Stevens). When a large order of the models is obtained for the Christmas season, a greedy banker decides to use the models for jewelry heists.
|Strangeland 1998 R, 85 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
aka: Dee Snider's Strangeland
Director: John Pieplow
Cast: Dee Snider, Kevin Gage, Elizabeth Pena, Brett Harrelson, Robert Englund, Linda Cardellini, Barbara Champion, Amy Smart, Amal Rhoe, Tucker Smallwood, Ivone Coll, Robert LaSardo, Andrew Cooper, Archie Smith, Carey Westbrook
Teenagers Genevieve (Linda Cardellini) and Tiana (Amal Rhoe) go online and meet "Captain Howdy"–really Carleton Hendricks (Dee Snider). They accept an invitation to his home and, too late, realize that he is a psycho sadist.
|Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies 1999 R, 96 min.|
Genre: Fantasy / Horror / Thriller
Director: Jack Sholder
Cast: Andrew Divoff, Paul Johansson, Holly Fields, Bokeem Woodbine, Vyto Ruginis, Maria Gennaro, Scott Klace, James Staszkiel, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, James Kim, Carlos Leon, Robert LaSardo, Oleg Vidov, Chris Webber, Al Foster
The evil genie (Andrew Divoff) from the original "Wishmaster" is liberated during a failed heist and is now out to make wishes come true–if it gets the wishers' souls. The genie needs 1001 souls to get his own three wishes that will allow his world to take over the Earth.
|1. Death Race (2008)|
2. Dirty (2006)
3. Drop Zone (1994)
4. Hard to Kill (1990)
5. Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
6. Love Kills (1998)
7. Mercy Streets (2000)
8. Out for Justice (1991)
9. Short Circuit 2 (1988)
10. Strangeland (1998)
aka: Dee Snider's Strangeland
11. Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1999)
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