'NEATH THE ARIZONA SKIES
Nina (Shirley Jean Rickert), a young half-Native American girl whose mother has recently died, must find her white father in order to claim her hefty inheritance. Of course, a defenseless heiress seems like easy pickings to some of the Wild West's most dastardly thugs, including Sam Black (Yakima Canutt), who is soon on her trail. But, thankfully, Nina has a noble guardian in cowboy Chris Morrell (John Wayne), who vows to get the girl safely to her estranged father.
Rob Douglas (Brian Hooks) is just released from jail. The state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, they are pulled over, and his friend shoots at police officers, and Hooks escapes. Now Hooks, a wanted man, must clear his name of having nothing to do with the shooting.
AMERICAN NINJA 4: THE ANNIHILATION
In this sequel, CIA operative Sean Davidson (David Bradley) must foil the deadly scheme of Mulgrew (James Booth), a former British soldier who's out to destroy the U.S. Working with an Arab terrorist, Mulgrew intends to blow up New York City in its entirety, and he has recruited a band of ninjas to help execute the plan. When Davidson runs into trouble with Mulgrew's forces, commando Joe Armstrong (Michael Dudikoff) is enlisted to rescue Davidson and aid him in completing the mission.
Jake Remy (Warren Oates) and his band of mercenaries shoot their way through a tiny border town, planning to escape with their plunder across the river into Mexico. They dispatch a few men to neutralize the local ferryman, Travis (Lee Van Cleef), but he and flinty mountain man Phil (Forrest Tucker) foil the scheme. By the time Jake reaches the river, Travis has already taken everyone from the town to the Mexican side. He refuses passage to the mercenaries, and a lengthy standoff ensues.
BASIC INSTINCT 2: RISK ADDICTION
After a crash that kills her boyfriend, Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) has her car searched by the police, who find illegal drugs. Prosecutors handling her case send Tramell to see psychiatrist Michael Glass (David Morrissey). Glass determines that Tramell, a novelist whose books deal with sensational murders, might just be a dangerous person herself. But his findings don't prevent him from embarking on a sexually charged relationship with the cunning cougar.
Tough guy trucker J.D. Dawes (Chuck Norris) drives his big rig to a little desert town and smack into the middle of a cesspool of criminality -- all to rescue his brother, Billy (Michael Augenstein), who has been kidnapped. But the perpetrators are not ordinary criminals. A wicked public servant, Judge Joshua Trimmings (George Murdock), runs the town and especially hates truckers. The judge and his minions do their best to break Dawes down. But Dawes retaliates with swift, severe vengeance.
Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan (Andrew McCarthy) bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip (Rob Lowe), who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby Chicago, where he meets and beds the alluring Ellen (Jacqueline Bisset), who unfortunately turns out to be Skip's mother. The division between the friends is further deepened when a cheating scandal engulfs the school.
DELTA FORCE 2
Ruthless Colombian drug lord Ramon Cota (Billy Drago) is tightening his hold on the global cocaine trade. With the Drug Enforcement Administration unsuccessful in blocking the steady stream of narcotics from entering the United States, the U.S. Army's Delta Force is enlisted to try and bring Cota to justice. But when Cota strikes at Maj. Bobby Chavez's (Paul Perri) family, the mission suddenly becomes very personal for Col. Scott McCoy (Chuck Norris).
During the Great Depression, John Dillinger (Warren Oates), a ruthless, arrogant criminal, is the most wanted man in America. Along with his gang, which includes the likes of "Baby Face" Nelson (Richard Dreyfuss) and "Pretty Boy" Floyd (Steve Kanaly), he robs Midwestern banks and leaves a trail of devastation in his path. But Melvin Purvis (Ben Johnson), an unrelenting federal agent, is hot on the trail of Dillinger's gang, and will stop at nothing to bring them to justice.
Degenerate Monty Capuletti (Rodney Dangerfield) is perfectly content spending his life drinking, smoking and gambling with his other layabout buddies. His wealthy mother-in-law, Mrs. Monahan (Geraldine Fitzgerald), has long disapproved of Monty's irresponsible behavior, but when she dies she leaves him $10 million in her will. However, predictably, there is a catch: Monty has to change his life and live vice-free for one year in order to collect the money.
Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) is a special-effects expert for low-budget Hollywood movies. As gangster Nicholas DeFranco (Jerry Orbach) prepares to testify in court against his former bosses, FBI agents, fearing Nicholas will be killed by the mob before he can take the stand, decide to fake his assassination. The agents hire Rollie to use his special-effects skills to make the murder look believable. Leo McCarthy (Brian Dennehy), a detective, steps in to investigate the murder.
Former movie special effects expert Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) has now become a maker of elaborate toys. When a police officer asks him to use his special effects skills to help catch an elusive killer, he teams up with old friend and private investigator Leo McCarthy (Brian Dennehy). Using a combination of old-fashioned detective work and movie magic, the two uncover a plot involving stolen gold and corrupt cops, while evading a mysterious assassin.
After the Civil War, veteran Ben Shelby (Ben Johnson) travels to Arizona to seek out fellow veteran Johnny Tallon (Dane Clark). After saving Johnny's blind brother, Ned (Peter Graves), from being trampled by a horse, Ben accompanies him to the family ranch. While Ben and Ned become friends, Ned's uncle grows suspicious about Ben's claim of friendship with Johnny. As they all wait for news of Johnny, they face an Indian attack and the arrival of vengeful former soldiers also seeking Johnny.
Dare Rudd (John Wayne) and Dinkey (Syd Saylor) are two friends who love to gamble. Needing money and shelter, they travel to Montana to visit Rudd's cousin, Tom (Johnny Mack Brown), who owns a successful cattle ranch. Dare quickly falls for Tom's girlfriend Judy (Marsha Hunt), who convinces Tom to give Dare a chance to prove himself by running a cattle drive. When he loses the herd in a high-stakes poker game, Dare joins forces with Tom and Dinkey to get the cattle back.
In this visually arresting martial arts epic set in ancient China, an unnamed fighter (Jet Li) is being honored for defeating three of the king's most dangerous enemies. When Nameless recounts his battles with the assassins -- Broken Sword (Tony Leung Chiu Wai), Flying Snow (Maggie Cheung Man-yuk) and Moon (Zhang Ziyi) -- the king begins to question some of the details. As Nameless goes on, the king challenges the tales, interjecting his own take on these perhaps suspect version of events.
Failed college coach Norman Dale (Gene Hackman) gets a chance at redemption when he is hired to direct the basketball program at a high school in a tiny Indiana town. After a teacher (Barbara Hershey) persuades star player Jimmy Chitwood to quit and focus on his long-neglected studies, Dale struggles to develop a winning team in the face of community criticism for his temper and his unconventional choice of assistant coach: Shooter (Dennis Hopper), a notorious alcoholic.
HOUSE OF GAMES
After one of her patients threatens suicide, psychiatrist Margaret Ford (Lindsay Crouse) confronts the source of his anxieties, a downtown bookie named Mike (Joe Mantegna). Once she decides that Mike is not a serious threat, however, she herself becomes interested in his world of high-stakes gambling, and makes use of her skills at reading "tells," becoming entrenched in his dealings. Things get dangerous, though, when Mike turns out not to be a bookie at all, but a con man.
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
African-American Philadelphia police detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) is arrested on suspicion of murder by Bill Gillespie (Rod Steiger), the racist police chief of tiny Sparta, Mississippi. After Tibbs proves not only his own innocence but that of another man, he joins forces with Gillespie to track down the real killer. Their investigation takes them through every social level of the town, with Tibbs making enemies as well as unlikely friends as he hunts for the truth.
Retired CIA agent Matt Hunter (Chuck Norris) is forced back into the business when a villain from his past re-emerges. Soviet Mikhail Rostov (Richard Lynch), a terrorist whom Matt once caught, wants to exact revenge. After failing to find Matt at his Everglades home, Rostov and his army of Communist guerrillas begin carrying out terrorist acts all over southern Florida. Millions of innocent lives are at risk, and it's up to Matt, the National Guard and the FBI to save them.
LONE WOLF MCQUADE
Texas ranger J.J. McQuade (Chuck Norris) likes to work by himself, until a Latino state trooper, Kayo Ramos (Robert Beltran), needs his help to find out who hijacked a U.S. Army convoy and hurt Ramos' daughter. With the help of FBI agent Jackson (Leon Isaac Kennedy), the team tracks down drug trafficker and arms dealer Rawley Wilkes (David Carradine). After Wilkes kills a federal agent, McQuade battles the criminal using all of his skills and training, including guns and martial arts.
MISSING IN ACTION
Colonel James Braddock (Chuck Norris) survives a brutal stint in a Vietnamese POW camp, but he believes that even after the war ends enemy forces are still secretly holding American men captive. Eventually, he is tapped by the president to go overseas and search for U.S. soldiers who went missing years ago. Once in Saigon, Braddock learns that his suspicions are correct, so he teams up with reckless fellow veteran Tuck (M. Emmet Walsh) and stages a violent rescue mission in the jungle.
MISSING IN ACTION 2: THE BEGINNING
Ten years after being captured by sadistic Vietnamese Col. Yin (Soon-Teck Oh) in 1972, Col. James Braddock (Chuck Norris) and his men are still prisoners deep in the jungle. Resigned to being abandoned by his government, Capt. David Nester (Steven Williams) has become Yin's henchman, while the rest of the soldiers remain strong. Despite constant torture, Braddock refuses to sign a confession of cowardice, biding his time until he can escape and take revenge.
MORE DEAD THAN ALIVE
An outlaw responsible for many deaths, Cain (Clint Walker) is released from prison after years behind bars. Despite his earlier wicked ways, Cain has made a real effort to reform and just wants to be left in peace. Unfortunately, his reputation limits his employment options, and he's left with no choice except becoming a performer in a Wild West show. Working for promoter Dan Ruffalo (Vincent Price), Cain attempts to lead a relatively quiet life, but other gunslingers are still out to get him.
Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) is a Vietnam War veteran trying to keep his watermelon farm afloat when he is approached by a crook (Paul Koslo) who tries to force him into employing an inept band of farmhands. This incident lands Vince in jail for assault. There he encounters mobster Frank Renda (Al Lettieri), and instantly makes an enemy when he tries to obstruct the mobster's escape plans. Vince must stand up for his farm and his workers in the face of Frank's efforts to eliminate him.
NO WAY OUT
Navy Lt. Tom Farrell (Kevin Costner) meets a young woman, Susan Atwell (Sean Young), and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice (Gene Hackman), is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, Farrell is put in charge of the murder investigation. He begins to uncover shocking clues about the case, but when details of his encounter with Susan surface, he becomes a suspect as well.
Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) leaves his university studies to enlist in combat duty in Vietnam in 1967. Once he's on the ground in the middle of battle, his idealism fades. Infighting in his unit between Staff Sergeant Barnes (Tom Berenger), who believes nearby villagers are harboring Viet Cong soldiers, and Sergeant Elias (Willem Dafoe), who has a more sympathetic view of the locals, ends up pitting the soldiers against each other as well as against the enemy.
When efforts to prosecute mob boss Luigi Patrovita (Sam Wanamaker) are repeatedly derailed thanks to a mole in the FBI, the only choice is to bring in an outsider -- specifically, Mark Kaminsky (Arnold Schwarzenegger), a disgraced agent who leaps at a chance for reinstatement. After FBI chief Shannon (Darren McGavin) gives him his orders, Kaminsky fakes his death and reemerges as an ex-con named Brenner. Undercover and accountable to no one, the former Fed tears up the mob from the inside.
Wrongly imprisoned for murder, John Brant (John Wayne) decides his only option is to escape from jail and clear his name by finding the true killer. After breaking out, he ends up on the run from Sheriff Parker (Bob Burns) and catches the attention of outlaw Bob Jones (Lane Chandler), who offers to let Brant into his gang. Needing all the help he can get, Brant agrees, but running with these bandits only gets him deeper into trouble -- while the real killer remains on the loose.
Great gambler Sam Whiskey (Burt Reynolds) has got his hands on a heist job that's pretty outrageous, even by Wild West standards. A drop-dead-gorgeous woman (Angie Dickinson) wants to quietly give back the gold her husband had stolen, now that he's dead. She approaches Sam to retrieve the gold from the bottom of a river and smuggle it back into the mint. The widow's beauty, and the nice sum she promises him, leave Sam powerless to resist the preposterous proposal.
After his parents are killed by a car bomb, a former Green Beret named Slaughter (Jim Brown) begins investigating and is shocked to discover they were targets of a Mafia hit. He decides to settle the score on his own and successfully takes out some of the gangsters responsible before being caught by police. Now faced with a murder charge, Slaughter strikes a deal with government officials to have the charges dropped provided he can find and kill another gangster who's since fled to Mexico.
SLAUGHTER'S BIG RIP-OFF
In this sequel to "Slaughter," former Green Beret Slaughter (Jim Brown) moves to Los Angeles hoping to start a new life after having taken out a mob syndicate in South America. He isn't there long, however, before a hit man in a biplane tries to kill him at a swanky party. Realizing the syndicate is still alive under the leadership of criminal kingpin Duncan (Ed McMahon), Slaughter wants to skip town, but a well-meaning cop (Brock Peters) blackmails him into staying and fighting.
Brendan (Sean Bean) begins to work at a jazz joint in a seedy part of Newcastle, England, and soon develops a friendship with the establishment's seemingly ethical owner, Finney (Sting). Cosmo (Tommy Lee Jones), a crooked American businessman, arrives and attempts to force Finney into a shady deal involving the nightclub, but Brendan tries to keep his boss out of the suspicious agreement. Things are intensified when all three men compete for the affections of call girl Kate (Melanie Griffith).
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SHERIFF!
A small-scale gold rush erupts in a Colorado town after treasure is found in a grave. The area quickly becomes a magnet for criminals and other ne'er-do-wells, but everyone is too intent on searching for gold to consider law and order. When Jason McCullough (James Garner), a clever and supremely laid-back gunslinger, wanders into town, he becomes the de facto lawman, aided by local eccentric Jake (Jack Elam). McCullough's ingenuity is tested, however, when he runs afoul of the tough Danby gang.
Just before Bess (Lucile Browne) returns home to the ranch owned by her father, Dan Matthews, robbers attack him and his friend, Sheriff John Higgins (John Wayne) -- and Dan is killed in the gunfight. Convinced that one of his shots resulted in Dan's death, John resigns as sheriff. Former sheriff Ed Williams (George Hayes) convinces John to work for Bess to make up for his error, and he becomes her foreman. John doesn't confide his involvement in her father's death, but Bess soon hears rumors.
THE BIG COUNTRY
Retiring to the American West to marry his fiancée, Patricia Terrill (Carroll Baker), Captain James McKay (Gregory Peck) enters a land-and-water feud between his future father-in-law, Major Terrill (Charles Bickford), and the rough and lawless Hannassey family, led by Rufus (Burl Ives). McKay prefers peace between himself and the Hannasseys, who repeatedly attempt to provoke violence. But his steadfast demeanor only angers his fiancé and Major Terrill, who won't settle for truces.
THE DESERT TRAIL
John Scott (John Wayne) is a rodeo rider, assisted by his buddy Kansas Charlie (Eddy Chandler). But while the duo is settling a debt with their promoter, Farnsworth (Henry Hall), thieves Pete (Al Ferguson) and Jim (Paul Fix) murder and rob Farnsworth and manage to pin the crimes on John and Charlie. The accused then flee, assume two new identities, take up with a shopkeeper named Anne (Mary Kornman) and set out to clear their names and bring the real killers to justice.
THE GREAT SCOUT & CATHOUSE THURSDAY
The year is 1908, and aging adventurer Sam Longwood (Lee Marvin) and his gang of crooked cowboys have been cheated out of a big score by their own cohort, Jack Colby (Robert Culp). After years of searching, Sam finally tracks Colby down and decides to take revenge against his former accomplice. Sam regroups his old circle of grifters, and they hatch a scheme to get their hands on Colby's fortune; however, nothing seems to go smoothly for these ramshackle scam artists.
THE LUCKY TEXAN
Jerry Mason (John Wayne), fresh out of college back East, heads home to Texas to join a blacksmith business with family friend Jake (George Hayes). But when they discover a gold nugget in a horseshoe, they're led down a dangerous path, as crooks Joe Cole (Yakima Canutt) and Harris (Lloyd Whitlock) scheme to take the rock from the unsuspecting Jerry and Jake. This ultimately gets Jake shot and wounded, lands Jerry in jail unjustly and leaves the pair plotting to get revenge on the criminals.
After serving time in prison for taking the fall for a group of his friends, Leo just wants to get his life back on track. So he goes to the one place he thinks will be safe -- home. There he takes a new job with his highly connected and influential uncle. But in the yards, where his uncle now pulls the strings, safe is not how they do business. Unwittingly, he's drawn into a world of sabotage, high stakes payoffs and even murder.
Three cowboy movie stars from the silent era -- Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase), Lucky Day (Steve Martin) and Ned Nederlander (Martin Short) -- are fired when one of their movies bombs. In what seems to be a career-saving offer, young Mexican woman Carmen (Patrice Martinez) offers them a high-paying gig in her village. The three jump at the opportunity, expecting to do their typical act, but Carmen believes they are really heroes and asks them to rid her village of bad guy El Guapo (Alfonso Arau).
UP THE CREEK
In order to graduate from college, four students must give in to their blackmailing dean's demand that they enter a raft race. Bob McGraw (Tim Matheson), Max (Dan Monahan), Gonzer (Stephen Furst) and Irwin (Sandy Helberg) must compete against a team from Ivy University as well as a hardened team from a nearby military school. Sparks fly between Bob and a new teammate, while the captain of the military team plots revenge against the foursome, and the Ivy team schemes its way to the top.