A volcanic eruption threatens the lives of hundreds of guests at a newly opened South Seas island resort in Irwin Allen's star-studded disaster epic.
DJs at a Los Angeles rock'n'roll radio station mouth off at their greedy employers. Features in-concert appearances by Linda Ronstadt and Jimmy Buffet!
Western parody about a black railroad worker appointed sheriff to clean up a wild west town. The bean-eating scene is just one of many gut-busters!
The climax of the show-stealing performance by Lesley Ann Warren (as Norma), irksome girlfriend of gangster King Marchan (James Garner) in Blake Edwards' Victor/Victoria, 1982.
A black man is appointed sheriff of a western town in Mel Brooks' riotous farce Blazing Saddles (1974) starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder.
An unemployed female singer poses as a female impersonator and becomes a star in Victor/Victoria (1982), directed by Blake Edwards and starring Julie Andrews, James Garner and Robert Preston.
Some would say the musical peak of the piece, in which the sublime Robert Preston (as Carroll Todd) performs Gay Paree, by Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse, in Blake Edwards' Victor/Victoria, 1982.
Julie Andrews (title character) wows 'em (with Le Jazz Hot by Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse) and pulls a big reveal, James Garner, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras and Robert Preston applauding, in Blake Edwards' Victor/Victoria, 1982.
Emmanuel Lewis is back as the endearing and adorable Webster Long for another string of laughter and life lessons in Webster Season Three.
Mushkilon ke bavjood -- Witch is the universal synonym for hatred, fear and suspicion of women. 'Mushlilon ke bavjood' builds series of powerful cases against witch hunting within the rural community of the village Jhunwada, which is symbolic of rural India in grip of this evil practice. It draws linkages between illiteracy and social degradation on one side and the evil practice of witch hunting on the other. It explains how the vested interests of handful of people are transferred onto the weakest members of their community the women, through this horrifying practice. The film also points out the problems of superstition and ignorance that make the village folk highly vulnerable to exploitations. The film etches the stories of three women Mangla, Shanichri and Maina belonging to the poor strata of the village society, who fall pray to this shameful practice. After outlining the actual incidents, the film moves on to the causes and repercussions pinpointing the underlying forces that give active support to the existence of such a tradition. The film emphasizes the role of education to fight against this sheer cruelty. It also highlights social responsibility of the educated to raise voice against this evil practice and to translate their positive thinking into concrete actions. The movie apart from being a blatant expression of obscurantism, superstition and a clear voice case of violation of women s right to life where vested interests played a major role, is also a victory of determined woman Lajo who stood up to punish the culprits. 'Mushkilon ke bavjood' is a victory for the forces, which stand for scientific temper. It s a victory of logic over superstition, literacy over ignorance and light over darkness
Against All Odds -- A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear.
Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry (and forcing her to say the same).
C.I.A. Agent Billy Brown (Vincent Gallo) brings his wife home to meet his absurdly dysfunctional family. Only Billy's not really in the C.I.A., and his "wife," Layla (Christina Ricci), is actually a young tap dancer he just kidnapped to impress his ridiculous and unloving parents (Anjelica Huston, Ben Gazzara). In reality, Billy's whole life is an empty lie. He's fresh out of prison and now on a deadly mission to hunt down and kill the Buffalo Bills kicker whose botched field goal, he believes, ruined his life. However, Billy's new hostage may ruin everything. Their crazy attachment blossoms into a desperate and oddly beautiful romance that may or may not be a sweet enough substitute for revenge.
Dark passions explode in this steamy, sinister love story starring Rachel Ward and Jeff Bridges. Terry Brogan (Bridges), a cynical ex-football star, is hired to find Jessie Wyler (Ward), the runaway mistress of a ruthless L.A. nightclub owner, Jake Wise (James Woods). According to Jake, Jessie had stabbed him and vanished with $50,000. But Terry's mission is soon forgotten when he tracks down and falls in love with the beautiful Jessie on a Mexican island. Trouble brews, however, when Jake dispatches his henchman, Hank Sully (Alex Karras), to bring the lovers back. Driven by passion for the mysterious young woman, Terry quickly finds himself trapped in a complex web of corruption, betrayal, and murder. Packed with riveting excitement and vivid sensuality, AGAINST ALL ODDS grabs you and never lets go.
Dark passions explode in this steamy, sinister love story starring Rachel Ward and Jeff Bridges. Terry Brogan (Bridges), a cynical ex-football star, is hired to find Jessie Wyler (Ward), the runaway mistress of a ruthless L.A. nightclub owner, Jake Wise (James Woods). According to Jake, Jessie had stabbed him and vanished with $50,000. But Terry's mission is soon forgotten when he tracks down andfalls in love with the beautiful Jessie on a Mexican island. Trouble brews, however, when Jake dispatches his henchman, Hank Sully (Alex Karras), to bring the lovers back. Driven by passion for the mysterious young woman, Terry quickly finds himself trapped in a complex web of corruption, betrayal, and murder. Packed with riveting excitement and vivid sensuality, Against All Odds grabs you and never lets go.
A dangerous love triangle develops when a shady nightclub owner hires an ex-football player to findhis runaway girlfriend.
A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and tragedy strikes with boundless deceit and corruption.
Out-of-work singer Julie Andrews conspires with Robert Preston to pose as a female impersonator in order to get work on the Paris cabaret circuit. But her sudden success becomes complicated when American night club operator James Garner falls in love with her, correctly believing she really is a woman. Laughs pile up as Andrews tries to maintain the charade while Garner's jealous girlfriend, Lesley Ann Warren, tries to uncover the truth.
Out-of-work singer Julie Andrews conspires with Robert Preston to pose as a female impersonator in order to get work on the Paris cabaret circuit.
Webster's pen pal, an adult butler from England, visits to meet Webster in person.
Webster's very smart friend gets depressed because her science project didn't come in as number one.
Webster gets a brand new bike, but ends up getting a ticket from a cop.
Not realizing what terrible people its sponsors are, Katherine joins a bowling league in hopes of getting them to help a program of hers.
Webster encounters a convicted gambler undergoing rehabilitation, but he has an influence on Webster.
When Katherine's rich uncle falls in love with the leading lady of a theatrical performance, Webster and Katherine's debuts are in danger.
Webster's rich aunt plans on adopting a boy, but Webster thinks that he's just interested in her money.
Katherine gives dating advice to a teen who wants to date an older woman, but she is in for a surprise when the older woman is her.
Webster is in charge of campaigning for a class presidential candidate.
After being bullied around, Webster fantasizes that he is in the Wild West to take care of his bully.
Webster and his classmates appear on a TV game show.
Katherine is appalled when she sees a nude portrait of her in an art gallery, especially since she never posed that way.
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