|Almost Heroes 1998 PG-13, 90 min.|
Director: Christopher Guest
Cast: Chris Farley, Matthew Perry, Eugene Levy, Kevin Dunn, David Packer, Bokeem Woodbine, Lisa Barbuscia, Scott Anderson, Hamilton Camp, Steven M. Porter, Barry Del Sherman, Robert Tittor, Franklin Cover, Christian Clemenson, Patrick Cranshaw
In this film, which marks Chris Farley's last starring role, he plays a 19th-century explorer, Bartholomew Hunt, who sets out with his companion, Leslie Edwards (Matthew Perry), in a race to the Pacific Ocean–with the intent of stealing the thunder from the Lewis and Clark expedition.
|Jake's Women 1996 TV, 90 min.|
Director: Glenn Jordan
Cast: Alan Alda, Anne Archer, Lolita Davidovich, Julie Kavner, Mira Sorvino, Joyce Van Patten, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ashley Peldon, Perry Anzilotti, Aasif Mandvi, Steven M. Porter, Yul Vazquez
This made-for-TV film is based on Neil Simon's play about a troubled writer (Alan Alda) whose imaginary conversations with people who are no longer part of his life, appear to keep him from acknowledging the cruel realities of his life.
|Rails & Ties 2007 PG-13, 101 min.|
Director: Alison Eastwood
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Marcia Gay Harden, Miles Heizer, Marin Hinkle, Eugene Byrd, Bonnie Root, Steve Eastin, Laura Ceron, Margo Martindale, Kathryn Joosten, Steven M. Porter, Jim Cody Williams, Kerri Randles
Tom Stark (Kevin Bacon) is the engineer when a fatal train/car crash occurs after suicidal Laura Danner (Bonnie Root) parks her car on the tracks. Laura is killed, but her young son Davey (Miles Heizer) survives the crash. One day, Davey appears at Tom's door, and Tom's wife, Megan (Marcia Gay Harden), demands that he be allowed to stay with them. Davey is struggling to get over his mother's death, and Tom is trying to deal with Megan's life-threatening cancer. Working together, the healing begins for both Davey and Tom. Alison Eastwood, the daughter of Clint Eastwood, makes her directing debut in this film.
|1. Almost Heroes (1998)|
2. Jake's Women (1996)
3. Rails & Ties (2007)
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