|Big Top Pee-Wee 1988 PG, 86 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Adventure
Director: Randal Kleiser
Cast: Paul Reubens, Kris Kristofferson, Susan Tyrrell, Penelope Ann Miller, Valeria Golino, Albert Henderson, Jack Murdock, Terrence Mann, Frances Bay, Kenneth Tobey, Wayne White, David Byrd, Mary Jackson, Anne Seymour, Leo Gordon
In Pee-Wee Herman's (Paul Reubens) second film, he awakens on his farm one morning and finds that a tornado has deposited a traveling circus on his property. Pee-Wee makes friends with the circus owner Mace Montana (Kris Kristofferson) and allows the circus to stay for awhile. He tries to get the attention of gorgeous trapeze artist Gina (Valeria Golino) by joining the circus as an acrobat. Good idea, but Pee-Wee's fiancee Winnie (Penelope Ann Miller) has other ideas about what Pee-Wee should do with his life. When the circus faces bankruptcy, Pee-Wee comes up with the idea, and they stage a three-ring spectacular–starring Pee-Wee.
|A Chorus Line 1985 PG-13, 117 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Comedy
Director: Richard Attenborough
Cast: Michael Blevins, Yamil Borges, Sharon Brown, Gregg Burge, Michael Douglas, Cameron English, Terrence Mann, Vicki Frederick, Janet Jones, Alyson Reed, Pat McNamara, Timothy Scott, Mansoor Najeeullah, Jan Gan Boyd, Tony Fields
In this film version of the long-running Broadway show, the off-stage lives of struggling performers are revealed as part of their auditions. While harsh director/choreographer Zach (Michael Douglas) puts those auditioning through their paces, his former girlfriend Cassie (Alyson Reed) appears at the theater to try out for the show, and Zach's own past rises to the fore.
|Critters 1986 PG-13, 86 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Comedy / Horror / Thriller
Director: Stephen Herek
Cast: Dee Wallace, Terrence Mann, Scott Grimes, Billy Green Bush, M. Emmet Walsh, Nadine Van der Velde, Don Keith Opper, Billy Zane, Ethan Phillips, Jeremy Lawrence, Lin Shaye, Michael Lee Gogin, Art Frankel, Douglas Koth, Montrose Hagins
Helen and Brad Brown (Dee Wallace and Scott Grimes) are held hostage when renegade fur balls, the Krites, escape from a penal colony, arrive from outer space, and land on their Kansas farm. On their trail are bumbling intergalactic bounty hunters Charlie (Don Keith Opper) and Johnny (Terrence Mann) who are determined to capture the Krites. Fun. There are sequels.
|Critters 2: The Main Course 1988 PG-13, 87 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Comedy / Horror / Thriller
aka: Critters 2
Director: Mick Garris
Cast: Scott Grimes, Liane Alexandra Curtis, Don Keith Opper, Barry Corbin, Tom Hodges, Sam Anderson, Lindsay Parker, Terrence Mann, Eddie Deezen, Herta Ware, Cynthia Garis, Al Stevenson, Douglas Rowe, Frank Birney, Lin Shaye
Just when Brad (Scott Grimes) returns to visit his family, our ferocious furry friends return to Grovers Bend, Kansas, after being mistaken for Easter eggs. The Critter eggs hatch, and mayhem ensues once again. Charlie (Don Keith Opper) works to help the townsfolk gather together to stop the rampaging Critters from devouring the town.
|Critters 3 1991 PG-13, 86 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Horror / Thriller / Comedy
aka: Critters 3: You are What You Eat
Director: Kristine Peterson
Cast: John Calvin, Aimee Brooks, Christian Cousins, Joseph Cousins, William Dennis Hunt, Nina Axelrod, Leonardo DiCaprio, Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Frances Bay, Geoffrey Blake, Jose Luis Valansuela, Diana Bellamy, Katherine Cortez, Bill Zuckert
After a ferocious, flesh-eating Critter stows away on their truck, vacationing Clifford (John Calvin) and his children Annie (Aimee Brooks) and Johnny (Christian and Joseph Cousins) return home to their apartment in Los Angeles. Although Charlie (Don Keith Opper) warns them about the Critters, the Critter reproduces, and their apartment building residents are terrorized by the hungry killers. Some of the residents manage to escape to the attic where they try to prevent becoming the next victims. The stage is now set for "Critters 4."
|Critters 4: They're Invading Your Space 1991 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi / Comedy
Director: Rupert Harvey
Cast: Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann, Paul Whitthorne, Anders Hove, Angela Bassett, Brad Dourif, Martine Beswick, Eric DaRe, Anne Ramsay
The ferocious, fanged, furry creatures are back one more time, and this time it's the future. After Charlie (Don Keith Opper) nearly destroys the last egg, animal activists, of course, say it would be illegal to eliminate a breed. So–off they go, deep-frozen, into space with Charlie accidentally along for the ride. After being lost for 50-some years, they thaw, and Charlie has his hands full again.
|Light Years 1988 PG, 71 min.|
Genre: Animation / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Rene Laloux
Cast: Glenn Close, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Grey, John Shea, David Johansen, Terrence Mann, Penn&Teller, Bridget Fonda
This animated film, based on Isaac Asimov's story, is about the adventures of Prince Sylvain (voice of John Shea) who time-travels to a future fantasy world to deal with an evil force that is threatening his world.
|Mrs. Santa Claus 1996 G, 90 min.|
Director: Terry Hughes
Cast: Angela Lansbury, Charles Durning, Michael Jeter, Terrence Mann, Lynsey Bartilson, Bryan Murray, David Norona, Debra Wiseman, Rosalind Harris, Grace Keagy, Chachi Pittman, Linda Kerns
This delightful, made-for-TV, family musical is set in the early 1900s as Santa (Charles Durning) is so busy in preparation for Christmas that he has no time for Mrs. Santa (Angela Lansbury). So Mrs. Santa takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a ride. But bad weather and an injured reindeer force her to make a stop in NYC. Her adventures are many as she sings and dances and saves the day for many before returning home just in time for Christmas.
|Solarbabies 1986 PG-13, 94 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Drama
Director: Alan Johnson
Cast: Richard Jordan, Jami Gertz, Jason Patric, Lukas Haas, Charles Durning, Peter DeLuise, Adrian Pasdar, Frank Converse, Terrence Mann, Sarah Douglas, James LeGros, Claude Brooks, Peter Kowanko, Alexei Sayle, Bruce Payne
In a future world, Earth is a desert, and water is scarce. The E-Protectorate, led by the cruel Grock (Richard Jordan), takes children from their parents and locks them in orphanages. Terra (Jami Gertz), Jason (Jason Patric), and Danny (Lukas Haas) are among the orphans and are members of a skateball team, the Solarbabies. One day, they come across a glowing sphere, Bodhai, that has amazing powers. The kids plan to save civilization and, on ice skates, escape the orphanage with Bodhai in search of a way to defeat the E-Protectorate. But, Grock is in hot pursuit.
|1. Big Top Pee-Wee (1988)|
2. A Chorus Line (1985)
3. Critters (1986)
4. Critters 2: The Main Course (1988)
aka: Critters 2
5. Critters 3 (1991)
aka: Critters 3: You are What You Eat
6. Critters 4: They're Invading Your Space (1991)
7. Light Years (1988)
8. Mrs. Santa Claus (1996)
9. Solarbabies (1986)
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