A rookie cop is forced to cover up his mistaken killing of a female undercover narcotics agent.
Jack Nicholson altogether alone for the opening, and there's more, from director Bob Rafelson's The King Of Marvin Gardens, 1972, also starring Bruce Dern and Ellen Burstyn, cinematography by Laszlo Kovacs.
David (Jack Nicholson) arrives from Philadelphia in Atlantic City, not expecting to be greeted by his brother's girlfriend Sally (Ellen Burstyn), or to find that brother (Bruce Dern) in jail, early in Bob Rafelson's The King Of Marvin Gardens, 1972.
Under an Atlantic City pier with shiftless brother Jason (Bruce Dern), whom he's bailed out of jail, nerdy David (Jack Nicholson) tries to keep up, when Jessica (Julia Anne Robinson), daughter of Jason's troublesome girlfriend, appears, in Bob Rafelson's The King Of Marvin Gardens, 1972.
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A billionaire, his spoiled son, and a writer hired to become a human toy, learn there are things money can't buy... like love.Starring RICHARD PRYOR, JACKIE GLEASON, NED BEATTY, WILFRED HYDE-WHITE
From the directors of Lawless Heart comes SPARKLE, a hilarious and heart-warming comedy about life, love, and getting ahead in the twenty-first century. Sam Sparkes (Shaun Evans) is a 22 year old with ambitions: move to London and join the glamorous PR world. When Vince (Bob Hoskins) finds Sam a job as a waiter, he meets his soon-to-be PR boss, Sheila (Stockard Channing). Sensing opportunity, Sam charms himself a job as Sheila's PA... and her lover. But when Sam falls for Kate (Amanda Ryan), he instigates a series of family betrayals and romantic mishaps. As balancing his job and love life becomes overwhelming, unexpected twists and uncovered secrets force Sam to choose between his career and the woman of his dreams.
In the tradition of "Dreamgirls" comes this Cinderella story starring Grammy Award-winner Irene Cara ("Flashdance," "Fame"), Lonette McKee ("The Cotton Club") and Philip Michael Thomas ("Miami Vice"). Three sisters from Harlem form a singing group and try to make it big, taking a path marked by romance, tragedy and finally triumph. The chart-topping soundtrack features songs by legendary R and B artist Curtis Mayfield ("Superfly"), including "Jump," "Hooked on Your Love" and the smooth ballad "Giving Him Something He Can Feel," recently covered with great success by En Vogue. Screenplay by hit-maker Joel Schumacher ("Batman Forever," "The Client").
For the first time in motion picture history, the outrageous talent of Richard Pryor and the ingenious comedic sense of Jackie Gleason are combined in the same film. Gleason is U.S. Bates, a megalomaniac millionaire who owns most of south central Louisiana. Pryor is Jack Brown, a former journalist who has worked his way down the vocational ladder to the position of janitor in Bates' department store. Among Bates' other vast holdings is a young son Eric (Scott Schwartz), who visits his father for one week a year. Typically, Eric is chauffeured to the department store after-hours to pick out anything he wants. This time, Eric has a more elaborate toy in mind - Jack Brown. So begins the unique relationship that teaches Eric more about life than fun and games.
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