|The Golden Child 1986 PG-13, 93 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Action / Fantasy / Mystery
Director: Michael Ritchie
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Charlotte Lewis, Charles Dance, Victor Wong, Randall "Tex" Cobb, James Hong, J.L. Reate, Shakti, Tau Logo, Tiger Chung Lee, Pons Maar, Peter Kwong, Eric Douglas, Wally Taylor, Charles Levin
Eddie Murphy plays Los Angeles social worker Chandler Jarrell who tracks down missing children. One day, he is approached by beautiful Kee Nang (Charlotte Lewis) who tells him that a religious sect has appointed him the "Chosen One" to protect a kidnapped magical boy, "The Golden Child" (J.L. Reate), from evil. Now, Chandler is given a magic dagger and a sacred parakeet, and, after going through several trials by fire, he falls in love with Kee Nang.
|Rocky III 1982 PG, 99 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Sylvester Stallone
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Mr. T, Burgess Meredith, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Al Silvani, Tony Burton, Hulk Hogan, Frank Stallone, Ian Fried, Wally Taylor, Jim Hill, Don Sherman, Dennis James
Sylvester Stallone as writer, director, and star pulls off another very enjoyable film with this version of Rocky Balboa's (Stallone) ups-and-downs in the boxing world. The story begins where "Rocky II" ended with Rocky taking the championship from Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers). Then the story jumps three years ahead. Rocky has won many matches and is now wealthy. But, problems lie ahead when he loses his title to Clubber Lang (Mr. T) who accidentally causes the death of Rocky's trainer Mickey (Burgess Meredith).
|Shaft's Big Score! 1972 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Gordon Parks
Cast: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Drew Bundini Brown, Joseph Mascolo, Kathy Imrie, Wally Taylor, Julius Harris, Rosalind Miles, Joe Santos, Angelo Nazzo, Don Blakely, Melvin Green Jr., Thomas Anderson, Evelyn Davis, Richard Pittman
Richard Roundtree is back in the role of P.I. John Shaft in this follow-up to the film "Shaft" made the year before. This time around, the violence is high as Shaft sets out to recover a big bundle of money that is missing after his friend, who owned a mortuary and ran a numbers game on the side, is blown up. Since the money is going to a worthy cause, Shaft fights the crime bosses of Harlem who want the money. He finds the money in a coffin, and the chase is on.
|1. The Golden Child (1986)|
2. Rocky III (1982)
3. Shaft's Big Score! (1972)
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