Movies

A FINE MESS
1986 | Comedy | Ted Danson, Howie Mandel, Richard Mulligan
While at the racetrack, actor Spence (Ted Danson) overhears two mobsters plotting to fix a race by injecting a horse with steroids. When Spence and his friend Dennis (Howie Mandel) try to bet on the juiced horse, mob boss Tony Pazzo (Paul Sorvino) orders his goons to silence the duo forever. To make matters worse, Spence starts having an affair with Pazzo's wife, Claudia (Maria Conchita Alonso), and the police begin investigating recent events at the racetrack.
AMERICAN NINJA
1985 | Adventure | Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, Judie Aronson
A GI (Michael Dudikoff) rescues a colonel's daughter (Judie Aronson) and fights an arms dealer's ninjas in the Philippines.
APACHE
1954 | Western | Burt Lancaster, Jean Peters, John McIntire
Adapted from the 1936 novel "Bronco Apache," this groundbreaking Western casts a sympathetic eye on the struggles of Native Americans in the post-bellum West. Massai (Burt Lancaster), the only Apache warrior still fighting after the surrender of Geronimo, is arrested and placed on a train headed for a Florida prison. After a daring escape, he begins the trip back home to his lover, Nalinle (Jean Peters), on foot -- but the journey is long and treacherous, and the authorities are closing in.
COTTON COMES TO HARLEM
1970 | Comedy drama | Godfrey Cambridge, Raymond St. Jacques, Calvin Lockhart
Harlem's African-American population is being ripped off by the Rev. Deke O'Malley (Calvin Lockhart), who dishonestly claims that small donations will secure parcels of land in Africa. When New York City police officers Gravedigger Jones (Godfrey Cambridge) and Coffin Ed Johnson (Raymond St. Jacques) look into O'Malley's scam, they learn that the cash is being smuggled inside a bale of cotton. But the police, O'Malley and lots of others find themselves scrambling when the money goes missing.
CUTTER'S WAY
1981 | Thriller | Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn
Best friends Richard Bone (Jeff Bridges) and Alex Cutter (John Heard) are two middle-class guys living in an upper-class town. The Santa Barbara buddies get dragged into a murder mystery when Richard accidentally spots a man ditching a body into a trash can. Alex, an embittered Vietnam veteran who lost an eye and leg in the war, thinks what Richard saw is worth something, especially when it comes out that the potential murderer is a wealthy and powerful man in the community.
DECEIVER
1998 | Thriller | Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Michael Rooker
The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland (Tim Roth), a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton (Chris Penn) and Kennesaw (Michael Rooker) take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can break the man. But despite his troubles, Wayland is a master of manipulation, and during the interrogation, he begins to turn the tables on the investigators, forcing them to reveal their own sinister sides.
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
1988 | Comedy | Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly
Con artist Lawrence Jamieson (Michael Caine) is a longtime resident of a luxurious coastal resort, where he enjoys the fruits of his deceptions -- that is, until a competitor, Freddy Benson (Steve Martin), shows up. When the new guy's lowbrow tactics impinge on his own work, Jamieson resolves to get rid of him. Confident of his own duplicitous talents, Jamieson challenges Benson to a winner-takes-all competition: whoever swindles their latest mark first can stay, while the other must leave town.
DUEL AT DIABLO
1966 | Western | James Garner, Sidney Poitier, Bibi Andersson
Apache Natives are after Ellen (Bibi Andersson), her baby, and her husband, William (Dennis Weaver). The family crosses paths with Jess (James Garner), a man who is trying to find out who killed his own wife, a Native American woman. He begins to travel with the couple, but the trailing Apaches soon chase them all into a canyon. Jess is able to escape the situation and alert nearby soldiers. In the process, he also discovers a shocking revelation about his wife's death.
EASY MONEY
1983 | Comedy | Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald
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.
F/X
1986 | Thriller | Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora
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.
FX 2
1991 | Action | Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin
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.
FORT DEFIANCE
1951 | Western | Dane Clark, Ben Johnson, Peter Graves
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.
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
1996 | Horror | Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino
On the run from a bank robbery that left several police officers dead, Seth Gecko (George Clooney) and his paranoid, loose-cannon brother, Richard (Quentin Tarantino), hightail it to the Mexican border. Kidnapping preacher Jacob Fuller (Harvey Keitel) and his kids, the criminals sneak across the border in the family's RV and hole up in a topless bar. Unfortunately, the bar also happens to be home base for a gang of vampires, and the brothers and their hostages have to fight their way out.
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 2: TEXAS BLOOD MONEY
1999 | Horror | Bruce Campbell, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Robert Patrick
A veteran criminal planning a major bank robbery, Buck (Robert Patrick) assembles a team to pull off the heist. When the fugitive Luther (Duane Whitaker) travels to meet the crew in Mexico, he unexpectedly ends up near a bar in the middle of the desert and gets turned into a vampire by one of the establishment's fang-sporting regulars. Before long, Luther joins his fellow felons at the bank, but his newfound blood-sucking ways result in plenty of fierce human and vampire conflict.
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 3: THE HANGMAN'S DAUGHTER
2000 | Horror | Ara Celi, Marco Leonardi, Michael Parks
An executioner's daughter (Ara Celi) joins an outlaw (Marco Leonardi) who escaped death, in a journey that leads to vampires.
GET SHORTY
1995 | Comedy | John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo
Chili Palmer (John Travolta) is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni (Dennis Farina), to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman), a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady (Rene Russo), the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.
HARLEY DAVIDSON AND THE MARLBORO MAN
1991 | Action | Mickey Rourke, Don Johnson, Chelsea Field
In this action movie, tough biker Harley Davidson (Mickey Rourke) teams up with his cowboy-hat-wearing buddy known as the Marlboro Man (Don Johnson) to help save the bar of a mutual friend. Enacting a plan to rob an armored bank vehicle, the two are surprised to find that they've heisted a massive shipment of a new drug. Soon the corrupt bank head, Chance Wilder (Tom Sizemore), sends trained killers to take out Harley and Marlboro, with the duo fighting for their lives.
HOOSIERS
1986 | Drama | Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper
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.
I'M GONNA GIT YOU SUCKA
1988 | Comedy | Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bernie Casey, Antonio Fargas
Jack Spade (Keenen Ivory Wayans) comes home to the ghetto and finds his brother dead from a gold chain overdose. With the help of his hero, John Slade (Bernie Casey), and a team of washed-up crime fighters, Spade declares vengeance on Mr. Big (John Vernon), the white crime leader responsible for selling gold chains on the streets. But Spade realizes that he must take matters into his own hands to finish the job in this zany spoof of 1970s blaxploitation films.
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
1967 | Crime drama | Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates
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.
INVASION U.S.A.
1985 | Action | Chuck Norris, Richard Lynch, Melissa Prophet
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.
K2
1992 | Adventure | Michael Biehn, Matt Craven, Raymond J. Barry
Taylor Brooks (Michael Biehn) and his friend Harold Jameson (Matt Craven) are avid mountain climbers. A chance encounter with billionaire adventurer Phillip Claiborne (Raymond J. Barry) lands them two spots on his next expedition: an ascent of K2, the second-highest mountain in the world. It is also one of the deadliest mountains in the world, and as Taylor and Harold begin their climb to the peak, the team starts to worry that the two might not be up to the challenge.
MACKENNA'S GOLD
1969 | Western | Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas
Apaches, townsfolk, a Mexican bandit (Omar Sharif) and the cavalry follow a sheriff (Gregory Peck) to a mythical canyon of gold.
MAD MAX
1979 | Action | Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne
In a not-too-distant dystopian future, when man's most precious resource -- oil -- has been depleted and the world plunged into war, famine and financial chaos, the last vestiges of the law in Australia attempt to restrain a vicious biker gang. Max (Mel Gibson), an officer with the Main Force Patrol, launches a personal vendetta against the gang when his wife (Joanne Samuel) and son are hunted down and murdered, leaving him with nothing but the instincts for survival and retribution.
MEN AT WORK
1990 | Comedy | Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Leslie Hope
Carl Taylor (Charlie Sheen) and James St. James (Emilio Estevez) are garbage men who spend their workdays goofing around and disrupting the quiet on the streets of their town. But their good-natured fun comes to an abrupt halt when they discover a local politician's corpse in one of their cans. Determined that this is their chance to be more than trash collectors, this snarky pair of amateur detectives decide to solve the case on their own and so become entangled in a toxic waste cover-up.
MR. MAJESTYK
1974 | Action | Charles Bronson, Al Lettieri, Linda Cristal
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.
NEVADA SMITH
1966 | Western | Steve McQueen, Karl Malden, Brian Keith
Half-breed Max Sand (Steve McQueen) witnesses the brutal murder of his parents and vows to track down and kill the gang of men who did it. On his quest, he meets Jonas Cord (Brian Keith), a gunsmith who unsuccessfully tries to persuade Max to give up his vendetta. Instead, Cord teaches Sand how to shoot, and the young avenger uses that skill as he tracks down the killers one by one, a bloody journey that takes young Sand, now calling himself Nevada Smith, to Louisiana and back out West.
PLATOON
1986 | War | Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen
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.
RIDERS OF DESTINY
1933 | Western | John Wayne, Cecelia Parker, George Hayes
Loner government agent Singin' Sandy Saunders (John Wayne) witnesses what seems to be a stagecoach robbery, committed by young Fay Denton (Cecelia Parker). But Fay is actually just trying to get her hands back on her own money in order to keep it from thieving stooges Bert (Al "Fuzzy" St. John) and Elmer (Heinie Conklin) and their boss, local land grabber James Kincaid (Forrest Taylor). Saunders then teams up with Kay to fight off the gang and derail the criminal plots of the greedy Kincaid.
RUNNING SCARED
1986 | Action | Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Jimmy Smits
Ray and Danny (Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal) are two Chicago police detectives hot on the trail of drug kingpin Julio Gonzales (Jimmy Smits). They manage to nab the drug lord, but the bust is messy, and the two are suspended. While vacationing in Key West, Fla., they decide to retire from the police force and open up a bar. But when they return to Chicago and find out that Gonzales has been released on bail, they vow not to quit the force until the dangerous dealer is behind bars for good.
SOLDIER BOYZ
1995 | Action | Michael Dudikoff, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Tyrin Turner
Veteren Howard Toliver (Michael Dudikoff) works at a prison for extremely dangerous juvenile offenders. Recruited to rescue a wealthy girl being held captive in Vietnam, he assembles a team composed of some of the most violent inmates, many of whom are enemies. After battling their way through the jungle, they lay siege to the fortress of the brutal warlord Vinh Moc (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), who has the hostage hidden away. Will they work together, or allow their rivalries to consume them?
STAGECOACH
1986 | Western | Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings
An outlaw (Kris Kristofferson), a gambler (Waylon Jennings), Doc Holliday (Willie Nelson) and other passengers have Geronimo's war party for company.
SUPERCOP
1992 | Action | Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeaoh, Maggie Cheung
To infiltrate a drug cartel, police Inspector Chan Ka Kui (Jackie Chan) goes undercover in a Chinese prison. There, he earns the trust of Panther (Yuen Wah), a cartel member, by breaking him out of prison. With the help of another undercover agent (Michelle Yeaoh), they travel to Hong Kong and join up with Panther's gang. Ka Kui is accepted by the gang's leader (Ken Tsang), but his operation is jeopardized when Ka Kui's girlfriend (Maggie Cheung) accidentally reveals his true identity.
THE ACCIDENTAL SPY
2001 | Action | Jackie Chan, Eric Tsang, Vivian Hsu
A less-than-successful exercise equipment salesman yearns for excitement in his life. One ordinary day, Bei (Jackie Chan) follows his instincts and trails two suspicious-looking men into an alley. When he realizes they are robbing a bank, Bei jumps into action and foils their plans. The resulting publicity brings Bei the shock that his parents were both professional spies. Drawn into a dangerous game of cat and mouse, Bei travels to Turkey to stop a group of evil drug lords.
THE DEFIANT ONES
1958 | Drama | Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel
In 1950s America, members of a chain gang are being transported through the South when their truck crashes. Two of the convicts, John "Joker" Jackson (Tony Curtis) and Noah Cullen (Sidney Poitier), who are chained together, find an opportunity to escape. Jackson is white, Cullen is black and, at first, the men appear to be opposites in every way. But as they flee across the country, the two form a deep bond. A female landowner leads Jackson to make a difficult decision about his own freedom.
THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM
2008 | Action | Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano
Jason (Michael Angarano), an American teenager, is a huge fan of Hong Kong cinema and old kung-fu movies. While browsing in a Chinatown pawn shop, he discovers the stick weapon of an ancient Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. The magic relic transports Jason back in time, where he joins a band of legendary martial-artists on a quest to free the imprisoned man.
THE LAWLESS FRONTIER
1935 | Western | John Wayne, Sheila Terry, George Hayes
The parents of John Tobin (John Wayne) have been murdered, and he wants justice. He sets out to find the killer, the evil gang leader Pandro Zanti (Earl Dwire), who hides from the law with disguises and almost kills old prospector Dusty (George Hayes) and his granddaughter. John rescues them and catches Zanti, only to face criminal charges from lawman Sheriff Williams (Jack Rockwell). Zanti is let go, and John must clear his name and establish who the real criminal is.
THE POPE OF GREENWICH VILLAGE
1984 | Drama | Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah
Cousins Paulie (Eric Roberts) and Charlie (Mickey Rourke) plan to rob a merchant in the New York City neighborhood that's home to the restaurant where they work. When their scheme results in the death of a police officer and draws the ire of the Mafia-linked businessman who was ripped off, Charlie's girlfriend (Daryl Hannah) bolts, and mob henchmen exact a brutal price from Paulie. With the mob threatening to kill them, the thieves must think fast if they intend to survive.
THE SCALPHUNTERS
1968 | Western | Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Ossie Davis
Illiterate fur trapper Joe Bass (Burt Lancaster) is coerced by some Kiowa Indians into trading his haul for a well-educated, escaped slave named Joseph Lee (Ossie Davis). Bass seeks to track the Indians and recover his treasure, while Joseph wants to travel to Mexico, where slavery is illegal. Their plans are complicated by the arrival of a band of scalphunters, led by Jim Howie (Telly Savalas), who want to kill the Indians, claim the furs and resell the black man.
VALDEZ IS COMING
1971 | Western | Burt Lancaster, Susan Clark, Jon Cypher
When rancher Frank Tanner (Jon Cypher) hoodwinks local lawman Bob Valdez (Burt Lancaster) into shooting an innocent man, Valdez is remorseful and tries to take up a collection for the widow. Tanner won't hear of it, however, and punishes Valdez by driving him into the desert with a cross strapped to his back. Valdez is freed by one of Tanner's henchmen (Richard Jordan) and, after convalescing, begins waging a one-man war against Tanner, picking off his men with his trusty Sharps rifle.
VERA CRUZ
1954 | Western | Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel
Following the American Civil War, veteran Benjamin Trane (Gary Cooper) and gunslinger Joe Erin (Burt Lancaster) are just two of many men who head to Mexico as mercenaries. When Emperor Maximillian (George Macready) recruits their services, they reluctantly work together, since the price is right. Trane and Erin are to escort Countess Marie Duvarre (Denise Darcel) to Vera Cruz -- but when they find a wealth of gold hidden in the stagecoach, the original plan no longer applies.

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