|The Birds 1963 N/R, 120 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Romance
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Veronica Cartwright, Jessica Tandy, Charles McGraw, Doodles Weaver, Ethel Griffies, Ruth McDevitt, Joe Mantell, Doreen Lang, Malcolm Atterbury, Karl Swenson, Elizabeth Wilson, Lonny Chapman
Alfred Hitchcock's terrifying movie concerns birds that plague a small seaside community. Melanie (Tippi Hedren) drives to Bodega Bay where lawyer Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor) is spending time with his mother Lydia (Jessica Tandy) and his sister Cathy (Veronica Cartwright). Upon her arrival, a seagull attacks Melanie, and then thousands attack anyone they find. Will Melanie and Mitch's family survive? Tippi Hedren and Jessica Tandy are great in this film that received an Oscar nomination for Best Special Effects.
|The Break Up 1998 R, 101 min.|
Director: Paul Marcus
Cast: Bridget Fonda, Kiefer Sutherland, Steven Weber, Penelope Ann Miller, Tippi Hedren, Hart Bochner, Brent Briscoe, Sarah DeVincentis, Susan Barnes, Leslie Stefanson, Tom Harrison, Hal Landon Jr., Joe Spano, Jack Shearer, Tommy Townsend
Frank Dade (Hart Bochner) physically abuses his wife, Jimmy (Bridget Fonda), himself, and others as well. But it is not until dead bodies start showing up that Jimmy flees for her life.
|Citizen Ruth 1996 R, 102 min.|
Director: Alexander Payne
Cast: Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Kurtwood Smith, Mary Kay Place, Kelly Preston, M.C. Gainey, Marilyn Tipp, Tippi Hedren, Burt Reynolds, Diane Ladd
When pregnant Ruth (Laura Dern), a glue-sniffer, is ordered by the court to either abort her fetus or be charged with fetus endangerment, abortion rights activists step into the fray.
|A Countess from Hong Kong 1967 N/R, 120 min.|
Director: Charles Chaplin
Cast: Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Sydney Chaplin, Tippi Hedren, Charles Chaplin, Patrick Cargill, Margaret Rutherford
This is the last film that Charles Chaplin wrote, directed, and acted in. On an ocean liner, a diplomat (Marlon Brando) runs into a Russian stowaway (Sophia Loren) who pretends to be a member of royalty.
|The Harrad Experiment 1973 R, 97 min.|
Director: Ted Post
Cast: James Whitmore, Tippi Hedren, Don Johnson, Bruno Kirby, Laurie Walters, Victoria Thompson, Elliott Street, Robert Middleton, Sharon Taggart, Billy Sands
Philip and Margaret Tenhausen (James Whitmore and Tippi Hedren) run Harrad College, which has a policy of sexual freedom. A very 1970s' film that is followed the next year by "Harrad Summer."
|I Woke Up Early the Day I Died 1998 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: Aris Iliopulos
Cast: Billy Zane, Abraham Benrubi, Sandra Bernhard, Karen Black, Mark Boone Junior, Tippi Hedren, Eartha Kitt, Ann Magnuson, Andrew McCarthy, Will Patton
This homage to Ed Wood Jr. is based on one of his scripts. While originally written for a silent movie, the music and sound effects take over to replace Wood's usual bad dialogue. The result is the same!
|Marnie 1964 PG, 130 min.|
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Sean Connery, Tippi Hedren, Diane Baker, Louise Latham, Martin Gabel, Bob Sweeney, Henry Beckman, Alan Napier, Bruce Dern, Mariette Hartley
Marnie (Tippi Hedren) works in an office until she finds the opportunity to steal company funds and then moves on to the next business. When her new boss (Sean Connery) recognizes her from a previous heist, instead of turning her in, he marries her and tries to find out what makes her behave in such strange ways. An interesting Alfred Hitchcock tale.
|Pacific Heights 1990 R, 100 min.|
Director: John Schlesinger
Cast: Melanie Griffith, Michael Keaton, Matthew Modine, Mako, Nobu McCarthy, Laurie Metcalf, Dorian Harewood, Luca Bercovici, Tippi Hedren, Dan Hedaya
In order to aid financing the restoration of their San Francisco home, a couple (Melanie Griffith and Matthew Modine) rents space in their home as apartments. They get more than they bargained for when their socio-path tenant (Michael Keaton) creates major problems.
|1. The Birds (1963)|
2. The Break Up (1998)
3. Citizen Ruth (1996)
4. A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
5. The Harrad Experiment (1973)
6. I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)
7. Marnie (1964)
8. Pacific Heights (1990)
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