A Hollywood studio executive with a shaky moral compass (Tim Robbins) finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry satire from Robert Altman. Mixing elements of film noir with sly insider comedy, The Player, based on a novel by Michael Tolkin, functions as both a nifty stylish murder story and a commentary on its own making, and it is stocked with a heroic supporting cast (Peter Gallagher, Whoopi Goldberg, Greta Scacchi, Dean Stockwell, Fred Ward) and a lineup of star cameos that make for an astonishing Hollywood who’s who. This complexly woven grand entertainment (which kicks off with one of American cinema’s most audacious and acclaimed opening shots) was the film that marked Altman’s triumphant commercial comeback in the early 1990s.
Kate (June Diane Raphael) and Chloe (Casey Wilson) are two childhood best friends who met when they placed dead last in their hometown beauty pageant. Now they are all grown up and living in New York City, where Chloe works as a "girl in a box" at a nightclub and Kate is a CEO....of her own one-woman egg donor "corporation". Lost in delusion, they believe they are living large until an invitation to their hometown pageant arrives and their past comes back to haunt them. Join these two loveable losers as they take an ass backwards journey home to reclaim their crown.
Expect big, big laughs when funnyman Danny DeVito (Twins, Junior) joins forces with talented director Penny Marshall (A League Of Their Own, Big) to deliver a lively five-star comedy you're going to love! DeVito plays a down-on-his-luck businessman who desperately takes the only job offered -- a teacher in the U.S. Army. His mission: keep a ragtag bunch of underachieving misfits from flunking out of basic training! Be on alert for laughter as this unlikely new teacher and his underdog class unexpectedly inspire each other to be all they can be!
Get ready for a wild ride! A missing wedding ring incites a wild-goose chase involving meth heads, a vengeful husband searching for his long lost wife, and a down on his luck Elvis Impersonator. All three stories explosively collide at one small-town pawn shop. Features a star-studded cast that includes Paul Walker (THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS FRANCHISE), Academy Award®-nominee Matt Dillon (CRASH), Elijah Woods (THE LORD OF THE RINGS FRANCHISE), Brendan Fraser (THE MUMMY), and Norman Reedus (TV's THE WALKING DEAD).
He's good enough, he's smart enough and doggone it, people like him! He's Stuart Smalley (Al Franken), and he's bringing his nutty New Age act to the big screen in a heartwarming comedy that's "flat-out amazing" (F.X. Feeney, L.A. Weekly) Stuart's "shame spiral" begins when his cable-access show, Daily Affirmation With Stuart Smalley, is abruptly canceled. Then Stuart's favorite aunt dies, sending him home to his co-dependent mother, alcoholic dad, pot-smoking brother and overeating sister. But there's a big heart beating underneath that loud cardigan sweater, and with the help of his best friend and Al-Anon sponsor (Laura San Giacomo), Stuart takes on the armies of denial that threaten his family and future. Get with the program and enjoy Stuart Saves His Family, the movie that puts the fun back in dysfunctional!
Jon Baker (Dax Shepard) and Frank “Ponch” Poncherello (Michael Peña) have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles but for very different reasons. Baker is a beaten-up pro motorbiker trying to put his life and marriage back together. Poncherello is a cocky undercover Federal agent investigating a multi-million dollar heist that may be an inside job — inside the CHP. The inexperienced rookie and hardened pro are teamed together, but clash more than click, so kickstarting a partnership is easier said than done. But with Baker’s bike skills combined with Ponch’s street savvy it might just work…if they don’t drive each other crazy along the way.
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Men in Black follows the exploits of agents Kay (Jones) and Jay (Smith), members of a top-secret organization established to monitor alien activity on Earth. The two MiB find themselves in the middle of the deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist (Vincent D'Onofrio) who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.
Max (Vincent D'Onofrio) and his girlfriend, Jamie (Valerie Golinas), are small-time crooks who pass the time by placing blame on each other and scheming to get rich quick. Jack (Matthew Lillard) shows up with a plan to sell a mysterious suitcase to a crime kingpin, but he'll need help to pull it off. Max and Jamie sign up for the job in exchange for a cut of the profits -- but they wind up with more than they bargained for.
In director John Badham's congenial comedy, baseballers Bingo Long (Billy Dee Williams) and Leon Carter (James Earl Jones) lead a group of fellow black players defecting from the Negro League in 1939 thanks to their unethical, tightfisted team owners. The duo soon strikes out on their own, forming a barnstorming squad that squares off against their white counterparts in pickup games. Richard Pryor is among the familiar faces in the topnotch cast.
Miles Pope is a struggling black actor whose life takes a hilarious turn for the worse when he discovers a ruthless mobster's most guarded secret. To save his neck, Miles enlists the help of an eccentric makeup whiz who concocts a brilliant disguise to conceal his "true identity". A side-splitting series of impromptu impersonations follow, as Miles assumes the identities of everyone from a Las Vegas hit man to James Brown's kid brother, in his attempt to save himself and bring the mobster to justice. You'll love TRUE IDENTITY, an outrageous action-comedy featuring a tour-de-force comic performance by comedian Lenny Henry.
In the 1960s the government entered a war it had no chance of winning. The enemy was Abbie Hoffman. A unique insight into the life of activist/radical Abbie Hoffman as he battles for social justice and journeys through the maze of music and politics that defined the late 1960s and early 1970s. Based on Abbie and Anita Hoffman's best-seller.
Eugene Proctor (Martin Short) is the world's most unlucky man; he's even been struck by lightning...twice. But everything changes for Eugene when his wealthy boss's accident-prone daughter (Sheila Kelley) disappears, and he is sent on a mission to rescue her with a veteran detective (Danny Glover). As the unlikely duo sets out for Mexico to retrace her steps and find her, they encounter one hilarious mishap after another in this laugh-out-loud comedy adventure about changing your fate.
Academy Award nominee Mike Leigh (Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, Vera Drake, 2004), delivers the delightfully fresh and cheerful comedy Happy-Go-Lucky. Free-spirited and effervescent, Poppy is a schoolteacher whose unstoppable optimism guides her life. Bubbling forth with giggles, laughter and jokes, life's a bowl of cherries - even when she comes across a few pits. Whether it's a cranky driving teacher or a fiery flamenco instructor, Poppy embraces life on the sunny side of the street. It's a joyous, feel-good film you'll find irresistible.
Washington, D.C., becomes the District of Comedy in this high-speed hit from writer-director Joel Schumacher (Veronica Guerin, Phone Booth, Bad Company). When young Albert Hockenberry (Adam Baldwin) wants to become a cabbie, he's got the wackiest teachers around, courtesy of his Uncle Howard (Max Gail) and the freewheeling D.C. Cab Co., including Samson (Mr. T) and Dell (Gary Busey). Along the way, Albert falls in love with beautiful waitress Claudette (Jill Schoelen) and gets caught up in a kidnapping, with Mr. T and the other cabbies riding to the rescue to the tune of Mission: Impossible. From a raid on a topless club and a game of chicken with an oncoming train to a cameo appearance by singer Irene Cara, their hilarious hi-jinks spell comedy with a 'scapital's C!
Jacob (Anton Yelchin) returns to his desolate hometown and discovers that his child-like brother, Buddy (Chris Marquette) is working for a notorious gang. The gang’s ruthless boss (Vincent O’Onofrio) has exploited Buddy’s simple mind and manipulated him into becoming a merciless killer. Jacob realizes the only way to save Buddy is to take down the gang from within. Broken Horses is a gritty, epic thriller about bonds of brotherhood, laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence.