|300 2007 R, 117 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom, Andrew Pleavin, Andrew Tiernan, Rodrigo Santoro, Giovani Cimmino, Stephen McHattie
In 480 B.C., when Persian King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) led his army of over 100,000 against 300 Spartans led by King Leonidas (Gerard Butler), the Persian army overwhelmed the Spartans. But, the valliant effort of the Spartan army inspired other Greeks to mount a resistance to the Persians. The result of their actions marks the beginning of the concept of democracy.
|Belizaire the Cajun 1986 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Glen Pitre
Cast: Armand Assante, Gail Youngs, Michael Schoeffling, Stephen McHattie, Will Patton, Nancy Barrett, Robert Duvall, Loulan Pitre, Andre Delaunay, Jim Levert, Ernie Vincent, Paul Landry, Allan Durand, Bob Edmundson, Charlie Goulas
Set in the Louisiana bayous during the mid-1800s, this is the story of a medicine man (Armand Assante) who is accused of murdering the Anglo husband of the Cajun woman (Gail Youngs) he loves. Robert Duvall, who was a creative consultant for this low-budget film, appears briefly as a preacher.
|Beverly Hills Cop III 1994 R, 118 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: John Landis
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Hector Elizondo, Theresa Randle, Bronson Pinchot, Timothy Carhart, John Saxon, Alan Young, Stephen McHattie, Jon Tenney, Joey Travolta, Eugene Collier, Fred Asparagus, Rick Avery, Gilbert R. Hill
Sometimes sequels fail to measure up to the originals. Eddie Murphy is back and very good as Detroit homicide detective Alex Foley. This time, he investigates a car theft ring and discovers a counterfeit money ring.
|Bloodhounds of Broadway 1989 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Howard Brookner
Cast: Madonna, Randy Quaid, Julie Hagerty, Esai Morales, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Grey, Josef Sommer, Rutger Hauer, Tony Longo, Stephen McHattie, Alan Ruck, Dinah Manoff, Anita Morris, Tony Azito, Ethan Phillips
Madonna stars in this musical devoted to Damon Runyon, which is based on four of his short stories. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels (Randy Quaid) sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense (Madonna) loves him and that he would rather live than die. In another story, Harriet's (Julie Hagerty) parrot is killed, and she has problems dealing with her loss. Then, there is a gambler, "Right" (Matt Dillon), who has bloodhounds on his trail when he becomes a murder suspect. Finally, "The Brain" (Rutger Hauer) is bleeding profusely, and his friends search for a way to save his life through a blood transfusion.
|The Climb 1998 PG-13, 94 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Bob Swaim
Cast: John Hurt, Gregory Smith, David Strathairn, Stephen McHattie, Seth Smith, Sarah Buxton, Marla Sokoloff, Matthew Ness, Michael Saccente, Tina Regtien, Oliver Hodges, Peter Rowley
This story takes place in 1950s' Baltimore where 12-year-old Danny Hines (Gregory Smith) dreams of climbing a 203-foot radio tower. Danny's father Earl (David Strathairn) has a reputation of being a coward because he did not serve in the military, and Danny believes that climbing the tower will prove that someone in the family does have courage. Unexpected help comes from ill-tempered, dying neighbor Chuck Langer (John Hurt) who has suggestions for how Danny can succeed in climbing the tower.
|The Covenant 2006 PG-13, 97 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Renny Harlin
Cast: Steven Strait, Sebastian Stan, Laura Ramsey, Taylor Kitsch, Toby Hemingway, Chace Crawford, Jessica Lucas, Wendy Crewson, Stephen McHattie, Robert Crooks, Neil Napier, Kyle Schmid, Kenneth Welsh, Frank Fontaine, Sarah Smyth
Warlock descendants–Caleb, Pogue, Reid, and Tyler (Steven Strait, Taylor Kitsch, Toby Hemingway, and Chace Crawford)–of the original families who settled 17th-century Ipswich Colony, in which witch hunts abounded, find their century's old code of silence threatened when secrets begin to be revealed after a fifth descendent, Chase Collins (Sebastian Stan), transfers into their boarding school.
|The Fountain 2006 PG-13, 96 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Sci-Fi / Romance
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Reisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie, Fernando Hernandez, Cliff Curtis, Sean Patrick Thomas, Donna Murphy, Ethan Suplee, Richard McMillan, Lorne Brass
In this odyssey, Tommy (Hugh Jackman) struggles to save his wife, Izzi (Rachel Weisz), who is dying from cancer. The film then cuts from the present 21st century to the 16th century in which Spanish conquistador Tomas (Hugh Jackman) is sent by Queen Isabel (Rachel Weisz) to find the fountain of youth. Then it cuts to the 26th century where Tom Creo (Hugh Jackman) is on a space ship accompanied by a dying tree of life. All three stories represent examples of the quest for immortality.
|Geronimo: An American Legend 1993 PG-13, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Western
Director: Walter Hill
Cast: Wes Studi, Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Matt Damon, Rodney A. Grant, Kevin Tighe, Stephen McHattie, Scott Wilson, Lee de Broux, Steve Reevis, Carlos Palomino, Victor Aaron, Stuart Proud Eagle Grant, John Finn
Finally, a film is made that attempts to show the Native American perspective of their U.S. government-ordered resettlement to reservations in Arizona during the 1800s. Geronimo (Wes Studi) and a small band of warriors escape from the reservation, and General George Crook (Gene Hackman) does try, unsuccessfully, to bring Geronimo back to the reservation. Finally, after five years of eluding capture, Lt. Britton Davis (Matt Damon) and Lt. Gatewood (Jason Patric) convince Geronimo to surrender. But, when all is said and done, all involved share a respect for Geronimo.
|Gray Lady Down 1978 PG, 111 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: David Greene
Cast: Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Rosemary Forsyth, Michael O'Keefe, Stephen McHattie, Dorian Harewood, William Jordan, Hilly Hicks, Charles Cioffi, Antony Ponzini, Charles Robinson, Jack Rader
A U.S. nuclear submarine sinks to the ocean's bottom after being run into by a Norwegian freighter. The submarine's Captain Paul Blanchard (Charlton Heston) radios for help, and Captain Bennett (Stacy Keach) coordinates the rescue effort. The rescue begins, and retired Navy Captain Gates (David Carradine) and Mickey (Ned Beatty) descend to the submarine in a two-man, deep-submergence rescue vehicle in a daring attempt to save the crew.
|The Highwayman 1999 R, 90 min.|
Director: Keoni Waxman
Cast: Stephen McHattie, Jason Priestley, Louis Gossett Jr., Laura Harris, Bernie Coulson, Michael George, Callum Keith Rennie, Gordon Michael Woolvett
Ziggy (Laura Harris) wants adventure in her life, and to get money needed to accomplish her goal she helps two psychotic criminals–Panda (Bernie Coulson) and Breakfast (Jason Priestly)–rob a jewelry store. Then, with Ziggy's boyfriend (Gordon Woolvett) in tow, the quartet head to Toronto in search of Ziggy's long-lost father, Frank (Stephen McHattie). When they succeed in finding Frank, a whole new series of adventures begin.
|A History of Violence 2005 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Thriller
Director: David Cronenberg
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Ed Harris, Ashton Holmes, Peter MacNeill, Heidi Hayes, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk, Gerry Quigley, Aidan Devine, Bill MacDonald, Kyle Schmid, Sumela Kay, Doborah Drakeford
Just an average guy, Tom Stall (Viggo Mortensen) lives in Millbrook, Indiana, where he owns a diner. He is married to a lawyer, Edie (Maria Bello), and they have two children (Ashton Holmes and Heidi Hayes). Life changes for Tom after he stops a robbery at his diner by grabbing one of the criminal's guns and killing both robbers. During the ensuing news coverage, the media thrusts Tom and his family into the spotlight, and a one-eyed thug from Philadelphia, Carl Fogarty (Ed Harris), identifies Tom as a killer from 15 years ago and leaves for Millbrook to confront him. The film received two Academy Award nominations, including Best Supporting Actor (William Hurt).
|Moving Violation 1976 PG, 91 min.|
Director: Charles S. Dubin
Cast: Stephen McHattie, Kay Lenz, Eddie Albert, Lonny Chapman, Will Geer, Jack Murdock, John S. Ragin, Dennis Redfield, Michael Ross Verona, Francis de Sales, Dick Miller
After witnessing a crime committed by Sheriff Rockfield (Will Geer), Eddie Moore (Stephen McHattie) and Cam Johnson (Kay Lenz) are forced to flee for their lives, and the chase is on.
|Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills 1994 R, 99 min.|
Director: Philippe Mora
Cast: Beverly D'Angelo, Barry Humphries, Brion James, Moon Unit Zappa, Stephen McHattie, Aron Eisenberg, Sharon Martin, Brad Wilson
Pixie Chandler (Beverly D'Angelo) is turned into a pterodactyl after her paleontologist husband, Dick (Brad Wilson), upsets a shaman. The result is a silly story; but, somehow the acting and plot work together and result in enjoyable fare.
|The Red Baron 1971 PG, 97 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
aka: Von Richthofen and Brown
Director: Roger Corman
Cast: John Phillip Law, Barry Primus, Don Stroud, Peter Masterson, Karen Ericson, Hurd Hatfield, Stephen McHattie, Corin Redgrave, Brian Foley, Robert La Tourneaux, Clint Kimbrough, Tom Adams, Ferdy Mayne, David Weston, John Flanagan
During World War I, a great German aviator, Baron Manfred Von Richthofen (John Phillip Law), fought gallantly against his enemies and became a hero. This is his story.
|Secretary 2002 R, 104 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: Steven Shainberg
Cast: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Patrick Bauchau, Lesley Ann Warren, Stephen McHattie, Oz Perkins, Jessica Tuck, Amy Locane, Mary Joy, Michael Mantell, Lily Knighr, Sabrina Grdevich, Lacey Kohl, Julene Renee
Lee Holloway (Maggie Gyllenhaal) has been released after a short stay at a sanitarium but still practices masochistic behavior, inflicting pain on herself when she encounters her drunken father (Stephen McHattie). Her overprotective mother (Leslie Ann Warren) has encouraged Lee to gain secretarial skills, and now Lee is hired as a secretary in the office of Florida attorney F. Edward Grey (James Spader). Grey often criticizes Lee, and Lee, in turn, thrives on his mental and physical abuse. Even after being fired, Lee plots to get her job–and Grey–back.
|Shoot 'Em Up 2007 R, 87 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Drama / Comedy
Director: Michael Davis
Cast: Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, Monica Bellucci, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk, Daniel Pilon, Ramona Pringle, Julian Richings, Tony Munch, Scott McCord, Sidney&Lucas Mende-Gibson, Wiley M. Pickett, Stephen R. Hart, Jane McLean, Harry Karp
Strong, silent Smith (Clive Owen) encounters a pregnant woman (Ramona Pringle) who is being attacked by a thug. He intervenes and ends up delivering her baby (Sidney & Lucas Mende-Gibson) in the midst of a gun fight. The woman dies, and Smith escapes with the infant in tow. After figuring that the baby is the target, Smith takes the infant to a lactating prostitute (Monica Bellucci) to serve as a wet nurse. Now, Smith hunts down the criminal mastermind Hertz (Paul Giamatti) to find out just why he wants the infant killed. And gun battles ensue throughout the chase.
|Theodore Rex 1995 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Action / Fantasy
Director: Jonathan Betuel
Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Richard Roundtree, Bud Cort, Joe Dellesandro, Juliet Landau, George Newbern, Carol Kane, Jack Riley, Peter Mackenzie, Stephen McHattie, Tony T. Johnson, Susie Coelho, Peter Kwong
A futuristic police officer (Whoopi Goldberg) and her animatronic sidekick (a dinosaur) investigate a murder and a weird scientist (Armin Mueller-Stahl) in this not-so-very-funny comedic escapade.
|Tomorrow Never Comes 1978 PG, 109 min.|
Director: Peter Collinson
Cast: Oliver Reed, Susan George, Raymond Burr, John Ireland, Stephen McHattie, Donald Pleasence, Paul Koslo, Cec Linder, Richard Donat, Delores Etienne, Jayne Eastwood, Stephen Mendel
After learning that his girlfriend Janie (Susan George) has been unfaithful, Frank (Stephen McHattie) shoots a cop and holds Janie hostage at gunpoint in a beach hotel. Now, police Lieutenant Wilson (Oliver Reed) on his last day before retirement must team up with his hot-tempered Captain (John Ireland) to defuse the situation before more people are killed.
|Twist 2003 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Jacob Tierney
Cast: Nick Stahl, Joshua Close, Gary Farmer, Michele-Barbara Pelletier, Tygh Runyan, Stephen McHattie, Moti Yona, Brigid Tierney, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, Andre Noble, James Gilpin, Josh Holliday
In this modernized version of Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist," the orphaned Oliver (Joshua Close) has been relocated out of the orphanage and onto Toronto's streets where the artful "Dodge" (Nick Stahl) and Fagin (Gary Farmer) recruit Oliver as part of their team of thugs.
|The Ultimate Warrior 1975 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Robert Clouse
Cast: Yul Brynner, Max von Sydow, Joanna Miles, William Smith, Stephen McHattie, Lane Bradbury, Henry Kingi, Darrell Zwerling, Mel Novak, Richard Kelton, Nate Esformes, Mickey Caruso, Gary Johnson, Susan Keener, Fred Slyter
The year is 2012 AD, and a biological plague has wiped out most of Earth's population. Baron (Max Von Sydow) and his pregnant daughter Melinda (Joanna Miles) are among the survivors in a barricaded neighborhood that is threatened by thugs, led by Carrot (William Smith). After Baron hires super-Samurai Carson (Yul Brynner) to come to their aid, Carson single-handedly fights the gangs and even delivers Melinda's baby.
|Watchmen 2009 R, 161 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Drama / Thriller
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Malin Ackerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Mat Frewer, Stephen McHattie, Laura Mennell, Rob LaBelle, Gary Houston, James M. Connor, Mary Ann Burger, Robert Wisden
The year is 1985 in an alternate universe, and the tensions between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. have reached an all-time high. The Watchmen, who are costumed adventurers, must come to the rescue. Their groups are divided into Generation 1 from the 1940s and Generation 2, which followed. One member of Gen 2, Laurie/Silk Spectre (Malin Ackerman), spans both Generations because she is the child of a Gen 1 member (Carla Gugino). Gen 1 Watchmen have moved on; Ozymandias (Matthew Goode) has become a head of industry, and Dr. Manhattan (Billy Crudup) is now a physicist. When The Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) is killed, his former colleague Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley) joins forces with his group of retired Gen 2 Watchmen to uncover a plot to rid the world of superheroes. The nuclear clock is ticking, and Rorschach sees a conspiracy that reaches both Generations, and the battle is on to save humanity.
|1. 300 (2007)|
2. Belizaire the Cajun (1986)
3. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
4. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
5. Call Me (1988)
6. The Climb (1998)
7. The Covenant (2006)
8. The Fountain (2006)
9. Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
10. Gray Lady Down (1978)
11. The Highwayman (1999)
12. A History of Violence (2005)
13. Moving Violation (1976)
14. Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills (1994)
15. The Red Baron (1971)
aka: Von Richthofen and Brown
16. Secretary (2002)
17. Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
18. Theodore Rex (1995)
19. Tomorrow Never Comes (1978)
20. Twist (2003)
21. The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
22. Watchmen (2009)
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