The promise of a high-paying job drives a recently fired engineer and his family to embark on a humorously disastrous move from New Jersey to Idaho. One of Pryor's weaker efforts.
Campy blaxploitation flick about an African vampire prince who targets modern-day Los Angeles. Better than it sounds!
A pre-nuptial celebration turns into a no-holds-barred evening of debauchery. Hanks makes it worth seeing!
The legend of folksinger Woody Guthrie, as he came to be the working man's spokesman during the Depression. Nominated for Best Picture Oscar!
A woman contemplates trying to tell her husband she is pregnant yet again, her attempts puncuated by her own fears and fantasies.
The Roots share the stop-motion animated chapter of ...And Then You Shot Your Cousin Understand.
Glitch -- An indie gaming app developer struggles to navigate his friendship with a very taken girl, risking the loss of his best friend, business partner and career.
Midsomer Murders: Season 12: Episode 4 -- Software magnate Clinton Finn funds the construction of a new building for a local school, but not everyone is impressed with his generosity. George Jeffers claims the air-traffic control program he created for Finn is defective and possibly deadly, but the millionaire American insists they press on with the lucrative product. After several people are killed, the detectives must discern who had the most to gain by withholding information about the faulty software.
Glitch -- In the future, a disgruntled observer weighs the price of attaining a sense of self, in a world where technology reigns supreme.
Slings and Arrows: Season 1: Episode 4 -- Geoffrey broods in jail, where Oliver's spirit drops by to counsel him. Kate and Jack's friendship moves to a higher plane. Ellen's dirt-biker boy toy defends her honor, and Geoffrey fires Darren, which reassures the cast but worries the board of directors.
The Glitch -- A heavily fatigued man, who aspires to better living, is visited by a stranger in his bathroom mirror.
Fun with Dick and Jane -- George Segal and Jane Fonda are the Dick and Jane of this spoof of the upper-middle-class.
Super comic Richard Pryor ("Stir Crazy," "Uptown Saturday Night") stars in this hi-jinx comedy as a New Jersey transit engineer who is forced to face the unhinging horrors of moving day, when, after 14 years of service, he is fired and must relocate his entire family to Boise, Idaho. Co-starring Randy Quaid ("National Lampoon's Vacation") as a menacing next door neighbor, Dave Thomas ("Grace Under Fire") and Dana Carvey ("Wayne's World"). Directed by Alan Metter ("Back to School") and written by Andy Breckman ("Late Night with David Letterman").
Richard Pryor stars in this hi-jinx comedy as a New Jersey transit engineer forced to relocate his entire family to Boise, Idaho.
A mass transit engineer and his family must face the gargantuan task of moving from New Jersey to Idaho in this lively comedy loaded with antics. It all begins after he gets fired. Unfortunately, his family is less than thrilled with the prospect.
Lauren (Shelley Long, THE BRADY BUNCH MOVIE) is refinement, regimentation, and ballet slippers. Sandy (Bette Midler, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB) is brassy, bossy, and stiletto heels. They meet and it's hate at first sight. But these two opposites are shocked to discover a common bond: They share the same boyfriend -- a handsome schoolteacher (Peter Coyote, RANDOM HEARTS) who mysteriously and conveniently disappears. Mr. Right wronged them ... and when they decide to track the scoundrel down, they're thrown together in a cross-country pursuit for better or worse ... mosty for worse! Brilliantly cast and deviously written, this racy, riotous comedy provides sidesplitting laughs of outrageous proportions!
Two women meet and it's hate at first sight.
A female "buddy comedy" about a pair of rivals who become unlikely friends during a rowdy cross-country journey to find the man who two-timed both of them.
Iowa farmboy Daryl Cage (Anthony Michael Hall) enters a terrifying world where he's out of time, under the gun, and OUT OF BOUNDS in this stylish, action-packed suspense thriller. Arriving in Los Angeles, Daryl accidentally picks up the wrong bag at the airport and finds himself holding a million dollars worth of heroin - and danger. When his brother is brutally slain only hours after his arrival, Daryl must run for his life from the police who suspect him, and from a psychotic drug dealer determined to kill him. In desperation, Daryl turns to Dizz (Jenny Wright), a beautiful, off-beat girl he met on the plane. Trying to stay free long enough to prove his innocence-and alive long enough to make it matter-Daryl and Dizz seek refuge in the bizarre Hollywood night scene, only to become unwilling players in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse. Set to the tempo of a pounding rock score, the excitement never stops in this gripping, urban adventure where the only place left to run is OUT OF BOUNDS.
Anthony Michael Hall stars as an Iowa farmboy who, upon arriving at the Los Angeles Airport, picks up the wrong bag and finds himself with a million dollar's worth of heroin--and trouble. The police suspect him of a murder and a crazed drug dealer is hot on his heels.
At age 16, Kizzy is sold and bears her new master's son, who grows up to become fun-loving Chicken George. Yearning to see her parents, Kizzy is comforted by Samuel Bennett, but they are ill-matched.
Chicken George is sent to England as payment for his owner's gambling debt. Fourteen years later, he returns home a free man, a status that has a profound effect on the family begun by Kunta Kinte.
Amidst a bloody, city-wide riot, Sikes and George must stop the hoodlums who lay siege to the police precinct in order to raid its evidence locker for contraband.
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On Christmas Eve 1770, a young African warrior, who three years prior had been captured and sold into slavery in America, leads a desperate group of runaway slaves as they attempt to reach freedom in the North. Based on the characters from the novel Roots by Alex Haley.
Rev. Gregory is jailed for giving refugees sanctuary, and the Deacon, charged with contempt of court, is his cellmate.
12-year-old Alex Haley (Christoff St. John) learns his family history from grandfather Will Palmer (Stan Shaw).
His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, whispering the name of Kunta Kinte from one generation to the next until it reached a young boy growing up in Tennessee. His name was Alex Haley. And he proclaimed Kunta Kinte's name to the world.
Alex Haley (JONES) is now a successful magazine writer; his latest assignment: an interview with Malcolm X. He later goes on to write The Autobiography of Malcolm X. After the black leader's assassination, Haley sets out to discover his own "roots" and launches a twelve-year search, which culminates with his visit to a small African village.
Tom Harvey's daughter, Cynthia (BANFIELD) falls in love with Will Palmer (SHAW) a railroad worker who soon lands a job at the lumber company. Tensions meanwhile mount in Henning as the white community seeks to strip the blacks of their rights. Will's friend Lee Garnet (MOSLEY) is lynched after accompanying Tom (BROWN) when he fails in his attempt to register to vote.
In 1776, a nation fights for freedom...but not for all. Kunta Kinte escapes again and is crippled by slave catchers. He marries, gains a daughter and loses his long-time friend Fiddler.
His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, whispering the name of Kunta Kinte.
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