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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag(1997)
Cross What's up Doc with Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia and you get this dark screwball comedy of murder and lost luggage. Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesom...
84 Charlie Mopic(1989)
84 Charlie Mopic offers the Vietnam experience as seen through the eyes of a combat photographer (Mopic is slang for the Army Motion Picture Unit). Byron Thames plays a combat cameraman who has already been on two tours of duty; he goes on a third because he is intrigued by a reel of film found on t...
84 Charing Cross Road(1987)
When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works at Marks & Co., 84 Charing Cross Road.
800 Leagues Down the Amazon(1993)
In this jungle adventure, based on a Jules Verne novel, Spunky Minha, was born and raised in the Amazon jungle on her father's hemp plantation. After she agrees to marry Dr. Manuel Valdez, they decide to hold the wedding in Brazil so his sickly mother can be there. Unfortunately, the girl's father h...
54(1998)
Mark Christopher wrote and directed this look back at the Disco Era when the popular Studio 54 was at its apogee in the late '70s. With obvious comparisons to Paul Thomas Anderson's Boogie Nights (1997) and Whit Stillman's The Last Days of Disco (1998), the story introduces working-class 19-year-old...
52 Pick-Up(1986)
L.A businessman Harry Mitchell (Roy Scheider) has a nice house, a nice car and a beautiful and politically-oriented wife named Barbara (Ann-Margret). Despite all that, though, he has a young mistress named Cini (Kelly Preston). A dalliance between Harry and Cini is caught on tape, and a pornographer...
50 First Dates(2004)
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T(1953)
Young Bart Collins enters into a surreal dream world were he and his mother are under the rule of the evil Dr. Terwilliker. Dr. Terwilliker has imprisoned all non-piano musicians. He has also hypnotized his mother into marrying him and plans on forced other boys to play a huge piano that requires 49...
48 Hrs.(1982)
Detective Jack Cates (Nick Nolte) is on the hunt for a killer. In order to find him, he needs the assistance of a wisecracking con named Reggie Hammond (Eddie Murphy). Released from jail for 48 hours (hence the title), the two track down the thugs, each one for their own reasons. This was Eddie M...
The 40 Year Old Virgin(2005)
Andy Stitzer is the eponymous 40-year-old virgin who is involuntarily celibate. He lives alone, and is somewhat childlike and collects action figures, plays video games, and his social life seems to consist of watching Survivor with his elderly neighbors. He works in the stockroom at an electronics...
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