|Cornbread, Earl and Me 1975 PG, 95 min.|
Director: Joseph Manduke
Cast: Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash, Bernie Casey, Madge Sinclair, Jamaal Wilkes, Antonio Fargas, Laurence Fishburne, Charles Lampkin, Thalmus Rasulala, Bill Henderson, Sandy Ward, Stefan Gierasch, Vince Martorano, Logan Ramsey, Stack Pierce
Black basketball star Nathaniel "Cornbread" Hamilton (Jamaal Wilkes) is on his way out of the ghetto as the recipient of a basketball scholarship. His dream is shattered when he is accidentally killed by the police after being mistaken for an armed rapist. The police cover-up and ensuing courtroom drama is insightfully depicted.
|Night Call Nurses 1972 R, 85 min.|
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Cast: Patty Byrne, Alana Stewart, Mittie Lawrence, Clint Kimbrough, Felton Perry, Stack Pierce, Richard Young, Dick Miller, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Law
Roger Corman brings out a new director in this third of four "Nurse" films. Three attractive nurses cope with the night shift, including a killer, in a psychiatric ward. Highlighted by poor acting, with some comedy, sex, horror, and even more sex thrown in.
|The Patriot 1986 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Frank Harris
Cast: Leslie Nielsen, Jeff Conaway, Gregg Henry, Simone Griffeth, Michael J. Pollard, Stack Pierce, Glenn Withrow, Larry Mintz, Diane Stevenett, Anthony Caldarella, Mike Gomez, Larry Moss
Terrorists, led by Atkins (Stack Pierce), think they have found a way to get their hands on nuclear weapons when dishonorably discharged Lt. Matt Ryder (Gregg Henry) is called on by his old Navy boss Adm. Frazer (Leslie Nielsen) to foil their plans. Matt takes time to see his ex-girlfriend Sean (Simone Griffeth), and now her ex-boyfriend Mitchell (Jeff Conaway) enters the picture and gets involved in the effort to deactivate the terrorists.
|A Rage in Harlem 1991 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Action
Director: Bill Duke
Cast: Forest Whitaker, Gregory Hines, Robin Givens, Zakes Mokae, Danny Glover, Badja Djola, John Toles-Bey, Ron Taylor, Samm-Art Williams, Stack Pierce, Tyler Collins, Willard E. Pugh, Helen Martin, Wendell Pierce, T.K. Carter
Place: Nachez, MS. Time: 1956. Slim (Badja Djola) and his gang steal a trunk of gold. But, when the police arrive on the scene, Imabelle (Robin Givens) takes off with the loot while the gang shoots it out. She heads to Harlem with the intention of making some money from her contacts in the area. Her adventures start when she meets an undertaker's assistant (Forest Whitaker) who provides the perfect cover. Before long, the many people who want the gold, including Slim, converge on Harlem and Imabelle.
|Weekend at Bernie's II 1993 PG, 97 min.|
Director: Robert Klane
Cast: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Terry Kiser, Troy Beyer, Barry Bostwick, Tom Wright, Steve(2) James, Novella Nelson, Gary Dourdan, Stack Pierce
We didn't really need a sequel, but there may be some appeal to a follow-up of a loser, and this film fills the bill. As the story continues, Larry and Richard (Andrew McCarthy and Jonathan Silverman), who are suspected of fraud, set out to clear their names. However, they will need Bernie, but he is dead.
|1. Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)|
2. Night Call Nurses (1972)
3. The Patriot (1986)
4. A Rage in Harlem (1991)
5. Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
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