Number 5 is alive in the classic 80s comedy sci-fi adventure Short Circuit. An experimental military robot escapes after being struck by lightening and given human intelligence. He finds a home with madcap Stephanie Speck who believes he’s an alien but hot on the trail are scientists Newton Crosby and his assistant who must get to their creation before the army who plan to put Number 5 out of service permanently.
American Flyers takes you on the road for exciting world-class cycling competition as two brothers struggle to win a race and to regain the respect and affection they once shared. Achievement-oriented Marcus (Kevin Costner) is a nationally-ranked cyclist. Younger brother David (David Grant) is a drifter, content to cruise through life on a 10- speed. Time-and the painful events surrounding their father's death- have turned the siblings' differences into an open rift. So they try to bridge the gap by competing together in the Hell of the West, a grueling race through the Rocky Mountains. For the first time ever, the brothers train and race side-by-side...while each privately confronts a nagging fear: the congenital ailment that struck down their father could just suddenly strike one of them. Writer Steve Tesich, and Academy Award winner for his bike-racing opus Breaking Away, now captures the sport's excitement on an even larger scale.
Experience the film that catapulted John Travolta to superstardom, garnered him an Oscar® nomination and captivated audiences the world over. Plus, get the Director's Cut, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic film in iTunes Extras! Travolta commands the screen as Tony Manero, a restless Brooklyn rebel who escapes problems at home and an uncertain future every Saturday night when he shines as king of the disco dance floor. Both the sensational dancing and moving story are driven by the timeless music soundtrack that will forever define its era.
Superstars Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn team up with this non-stop action-comedy directed by John Badham. Hiding under the FBI Witness Protection Program, Rick Jarmin (Gibson) gets nervous when old flame Marianne Graves (Hawn) recognizes him. But before he can assume a new identity, the man he put in jail (David Carradine) is released and comes to pay his respects. Rick and Marianne find themselves thrown together on an exhilarating cross-country scramble, barely evading the gangsters, police and an amorous veterinarian (Joan Severance). Their whirlwind travels eventually lead to an unforgettable climax in an elaborate zoo exhibit. PBS-TV calls the film "a roller coaster of a movie with hot action and wild humor! This Bird soars!"
"Bridget Fonda is pure dynamite" (WWOR-TV) as a murderous misfit reprogrammed as a high-tech assassin. Gabriel Byrne and Anne Bancroft co-star in "one of the top thrillers of the year" (ABC Radio Network).
Throughout history, Dracula has filled men's hearts with fear - and women's hearts with desire. In this stylish retelling of the classic tale of horror, Frank Langella gives an electrifying performance as the bloodthirsty Count, with Sir Laurence Olivier as his legendary nemesis, Van Helsing, the renowned and relentless vampire hunter seeking to end the Dark Prince's reign of terror over the citizens of Transylvania!
Wesley Snipes freefalls into the daredevil world of sky-diving in this high-octane thriller that takes crime-fighting to new heights. U.S. Marshal Pete Nessip (Snipes) finds his career in hot water when the prisoner he’s transporting parachutes out of a 747 and disappears safely into the night with his deadly cohorts in two. While Nessip does his best to stop the bold escape, he can’t stop the force from suspending him. But even this isn’t enough to keep him out of action. Instead he does what he must to track down the cadre of techno terrorists – even if it means sky-diving from 30,000 feet in the air. Co-starring Gary Busey, Yancy Butler and Michael Jeter, Drop Zone is a rush that will keep your adrenaline pumping from beginning to end.
The clock is ticking for Johnny Depp in Nick Of Time, a twist-filled, race-against-time thriller directed by John Badham (Drop Zone, Saturday Night Fever). And indeed it is a race, filmed in "real time" so that onscreen events unfold minute by nail-biting minute as they would in real life. No sooner does accountant Gene Watson (Depp) arrive at L.A.'s Union Station with his six-year-old daughter than he's plunged into a nightmare. Two shadowy strangers (Christopher Walken, Roma Maffia) separate Watson from his little girl, slap a gun into his hand and present a devil's bargain: kill a top government official before she leaves a nearby political rally... or never again see his beloved child. The clock starts now.
Convinced that a dangerous escaped convict (Aidan Quinn) is headed for his ex-girlfriend's (Madeleine Stowe), a pair of Seattle detectives (Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez) stake out her apartment. The watch remains routine until one of the detectives begins a high-risk romance with the woman under surveillance — jeopardizing not only the partners' careers...but also their lives!
Roy Scheider stars in this intense action thriller as a courageous police officer pilot battling government fanatics planning to misuse an experimental attack helicopter. Chosen to test BLUE THUNDER,Frank Murphy (Scheider) is amazed by the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind BLUE THUNDER, Murphy and his partner Lymangood (Daniel Stern) soon discover that the remarkable craft is slated for useas the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control. Jeopardized after being discovered by sinister Colonel Cochrane (Malcolm McDowell), Murphy flies BLUE THUNDER against military aircraft in a spellbinding contest over Los Angeles.
Michael J. Fox and James Woods team up for hilarious action-adventure from director John Badham. Nick Lang (Fox) is a popular movie star who joins forces with a tough New York detective (Woods) in order to break out of his "nice guy" screen image. On the trail of a ruthless serial killer, the last thing Moss needs is a pampered Hollywood sidekick.
Riotous comic adventure about two hard-charging Seattle detectives who are forced to go under-cover with an inexperienced female District Attorney. It's an outrageous battle of wills when the unlikely trio must pose as one-big-happy-family while they infiltrate an upscale resort to stake out a missing witness in the case against a Las Vegas mob boss.
Oscar-winner Richard Dreyfuss ("Mr. Holland's Opus," "Stakeout") stars as a sculptor who becomes paralyzed after an auto accident and fights the hospital administration for the right to die. Starring Oscar-nominee, John Cassavetes ("Rosemary's Baby," "The Dirty Dozen") and Golden Globe, Oscar and Emmy-winner Christine Lahti (TV's "Chicago Hope," "The Executioner's Song"). Provocative black comedy based on Reginald Rose's successful Broadway play. Directed by John Badham ("Drop Zone," "Nick of Time," "Saturday Night Fever").
A portrait of legendary American filmmaker Lloyd Kaufman, president of Troma Entertainement, an independent New York-based production house that has specialized in Z-films for over 35 years, and creator of the Toxic Avenger.
In this romantic thriller set in the art world, top New York forger Harry Donovan (Jason Patric) is hired by British art dealers to fake a $500,000 Rembrandt despite pressure from his ill father (Rod Steiger) to use his talent on originals rather than fakes. Harry plans to re-create a Rembrandt that was lost 350 years earlier when it was shipped from Rotterdam to San Sebastian, Spain. While doing research in Paris, Harry meets art student Marieke (Irene Jacob), seduces her and uses her to acquire necessary scrapings from a real Rembrandt. But upon delivering his forgery, Harry finds out that Marieke isn't a student — she's a respected Rembrandt authority who could ruin the entire operation.
Nicholas Cage, Jodie Foster, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, John Badham, Taylor Hackford and Adrian Lynne recount their experiences with their first films as we witness the perils of first time filmmaker Jonathan Baker.
In the world of 1930s Negro League baseball, a spirited team of renegade players travels around the Midwest looking for that one big score. Richard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams and James Earl Jones star as three barnstorming ballplayers who take on prejudice and their own League's unfair rules while stealing cars, food and home base - anything to prove that they're the best team around. It's a showdown of brains over booby traps and sportsmanship over racial segregation as Bingo Long's All-Stars swing their way to a winning season.
Daisy Lowendahl (Bergen) is a best-selling suspense novelist who finds herself at her isolated beach house with a local young fan (Hall) who knows almost everything about her, and two men - one of whom may be trying to kill her, the other of whom could save her life, causing Daisy to be thrown into the middle of a real-life drama.