|Coach Carter 2005 PG-13, 136 min.|
Director: Thomas Carter
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Brown, Robert Ri'chard, Rick Gonzalez, Nana Gbewonyo, Antwon Tanner, Channing Tatum, Ashanti, Texas Battle, Denise Dowse, Debbi Morgan, Mel Winkler, Carolina Garcia, Vincent Laresca, Octavia Spencer
This film is based on a true story that took place in 1999 when basketball team members signed a contract to maintain good grades at their high school. When they failed to live up to the commitment, Coach Ken Carter (Samuel L. Jackson) benched the undefeated team and insisted on a 2.5 grade point average for his players. The community was outraged.
|The Comebacks 2007 PG-13, 84 min.|
Director: Tom Brady
Cast: David Koechner, Carl Weathers, Melora Hardin, Matthew Lawrence, Brooke Nevin, Nick Searcy, George Back, Noureen DeWulf, Jesse Garcia, Jackie Long, Robert Ri'chard, Martin Spanjers, Jermaine Williams, Finesse Mitchell, Will Arnett
This spoof on sports movies features David Koechner as Lambeau "Coach" Fields, the worst coach in history, who tries to change his luck when he takes on the job of coaching the hapless Heartland State University's Comebacks. He spends the season trying to shape a squad of losers into a winning team by teaching them to act like REAL players: failing classes, getting involved in sexual harassment suits, and drinking to excess. Now comes the big moment when they enter the second annual Toilet Bowl and compete against Field's old assistant coach Freddie Wiseman (Carl Weathers).
|House of Wax 2005 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Cast: Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray, Brian Van Holt, Paris Hilton, Jared Padalecki, Jon Abrahams, Robert Ri'chard, Dragicia Debert, Thomas Adamson, Murray Smith, Sam Harkess, Andy Anderson, Damon Herriman, Emma Lung
A group of friends (Elisha Cuthbert, Chad Michael Murray, Paris Hilton, Jared Padalecki, Jon Abrahams, and Robert Ri'chard) are on their way to a football game when their car breaks down. They encounter hillbilly brothers (both played by Brian Van Holt) who, one by one, torture and then murder members of the group. Of course, as the mayhem continues, the number of statues in the wax museum increases.
|Light It Up 1999 R, 99 min.|
Director: Craig Bolotin
Cast: Usher Raymond, Forest Whitaker, Rosario Dawson, Robert Ri'chard, Judd Nelson, Fredro Starr, Sara Gilbert, Vanessa Williams, Glynn Turman, Vic Polizos
When Mr. Knowles (Judd Nelson), a favorite teacher at Lincoln High, is unfairly suspended, the suspension sets off a reaction from students that quickly explodes in violence when one student, Ziggy (Robert Richard), grabs Officer Jackson's (Forest Whitaker) police weapon. The gun goes off. Within minutes the school is vacated–with the exception of six students, led by Ziggy, who are now holding Jackson hostage.
|1. Coach Carter (2005)|
2. The Comebacks (2007)
3. House of Wax (2005)
4. Light It Up (1999)
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