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Touch and Go [VHS]
Maria Conchita Alonso
Hbo Home Video, 1992
Michael Keaton plays a famous Chicago-based hockey player who befriends trouble-prone teenager Ajay Naidu (after Naidu's gang has tried to mug him!) He also extends the hand of friendship to Naidu's mother Maria Conchita Alonso, a friendship that blossoms into a physical relationship. Too self-centered to make a commitment to Alonso, Keaton tries to break things off, but Naidu won't let him go so easily. This seemingly frivolous situation is ...
Not With My Wife You Don't [VHS]
Warner Home Video, 1997
Comedy about an Italian nurse who falls in love with two American fliers during the Korean War, but marries one after believing the other dead in a plane crash, only to discover he's still alive.
Working Girl [VHS]
20th Century Fox, 1989
Melanie Griffith had a fling with stardom in this Mike Nichols comedy about an executive secretary (Griffith) who can't get her deserved shot at upward mobility in the brokerage industry. Hardly taken seriously by male bosses, things aren't really any better for her once she starts working for a female exec (Sigourney Weaver, never more delightful), a narcissist with a boy-toy banker (Harrison Ford) and a tendency to steal the best ideas from ...
Ghost Breakers [VHS]
Universal Studios Ho, 2002
The plot of this 85-minute black & white comedy has Bob Hope as Larry Lawrence, a radio star who has made his reputation as a muckraker. Fleeing from a murder in a hotel he ends up in the trunk of Mary Carter (Paulette Goddard) who is on her way to Cuba, where she has inherited the haunted Black Island and its haunted Castillo Maldito. Once on the island, Mary runs into the charming Parada (Paul Lukas), her old friend Geoff Montgomery (Richard ...
Don't Tell Her It's Me [VHS]
Hbo Home Video, 1993
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Dangerous When Wet [VHS]
Warner Home Video, 2000
Esther Williams with Tom & Jerry
Murphy's Romance [VHS]
Sony Pictures, 1994
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If It's Tuesday This Must Be Belgium [VHS]
MGM (Video & DVD), 2000
A delightful comedic romp from 1969 with the great Suzanne Pleschette.
Rock-A-Bye Baby [VHS]
Jerry Lewis must take care of a childhood sweethearts, that is now a Hollywood star, three babies.
But Not for Me [VHS]
Russ Ward, after 30 years of producing Broadway plays, is ready to quit. His secretary, Ellie Brown, on being given notice, tells him she loves him. Russ proceeds to turn this into a hit play starring Ellie and romance her in a May-December affair.
Mad About Mambo [VHS]
Before she became America's sweetheart in Felicity , Keri Russell adopted an Irish brogue and starred as a willowy, wealthy lass with a passion for dancing in this coming-of-age romantic comedy. She's the object of affection for working-class William Ash, a football-loving lad who signs up for classes, hoping to acquire a little of the Latin flair of a Brazilian soccer superstar with moves like Fred Astaire. "We don't run with the ball, we ...
Punch-Drunk Love [VHS]
Sony Pictures, 2003
Paul Thomas Anderson follows 1999's MAGNOLIA with the intensely compelling character study PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE. Barry Egan (Adam Sandler) is a quiet, shy, socially awkward man with an office in an out-of-the-way warehouse. He is dedicated to his job as a wholesale toilet plunger salesman, he keeps a nice apartment, and he is obsessed with special offers on grocery store products. Barry's latest fixation is on frequent flier miles included with the ...
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken [VHS]
Universal Studios, 1996
Remember watching this silly little comedy from your childhood? It may not have aged all that well, but is still goofy, good fun. Okay, so you can spot the stunt double, and Don Knotts's twitches are a little more obvious. Still, fans of his familiar routines will be comforted in knowing they can again watch their skinny underdog hero solve the ghost story while winning the prettiest girl in town. Knotts plays a trembling typesetter hoping to ...
A New Leaf [VHS]
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Funny Face [VHS]
Slight shelf wear. Movie plays perfect.
MGM (Video & DVD), 1998
What do you get when you mix T-Birds, Bermuda shorts, bubble-flip dos and incredible dancing? You get Shag, The Movie a comic free-for-all (The New York Times) that Variety calls fun and breezy and you'll call a blast! Carson (Phoebe Cates, Fast Times at Ridgemont High) is all set to marry respectable but boring Harley (Tyrone Power, Jr., Cocoon) until her best friends Melaina (Bridget Fonda, Single White Female), Pudge (Annabeth Gish, ...
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) [VHS]
Anchor Bay, 1999
Katie Holstrom(Loretta Young), a young, headstrong Swedish girl, decides to leave the farm to pursue a nursing career in Capitol City. There, she takes a job as a maid in the Morely household, immediately winning over Congressman Glenn Morely(Joseph Cotten), his mother and their butler. Morely runs for re-election and wins, but soon after taking office, the Congressman's colleague dies, and the party nominates a political hack named Finley to ...
The Quiet Man [VHS]
Republic Pictures, 1998
This VHS tape is new and still factory sealed.
Ghost & Mrs. Muir [VHS]
Fox Home Entertainme, 1991
Joseph Mankiewicz's moody classic is less ghost story than romantic fantasy, a handsome 1947 drama of impossible love set on the picturesque turn-of-the-century New England coast. Independent young widow Lucy Muir (the luminous Gene Tierney), desperate to escape her uptight in-laws, falls in love with a grand seaside house and moves in, only to discover the cantankerous ghost of the hot-tempered Captain Gregg (a histrionically flamboyant ...
The Parent Trap [VHS]
Buena Vista Distribution Company, 1997
Hayley Mills is the two-fer star of this original version of the 1961 Disney comedy. The young actress plays twin sisters originally unaware of each others' existence and who later determine to bring their divorced parents together again by secretly trading places. Brian Keith and Maureen O'Hara bring some adult legitimacy to their roles as the wary parents, Joanna Barnes is a good sport as dad's new and despised girlfriend, and director David ...
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