||Mel (Mark Wahlberg) is a beleaguered hitman who is drawn, along with his professional associates, Cisco (Lou Diamond Phillips), Crunch (Bokeem Woodbine), Vince (Antonio Sabato, Jr.) and Gump (Robin Dunne), into a moonlighting gig that turns sour. What seemed like a quick and easy weekend kidnap job backfires when their victim, a rich industrialist's daughter named Keiko (China Chow), turns out to be the godchild of their boss, Paris (Avery Brooks). When Cisco, the mastermind of the plan, betrays Paris, Mel becomes a wanted man. Meanwhile, as if his weekend wasn't going badly enough, Mel's mistress, Chantel (Lela Rochon), absconds with his earnings just as his fiancee Pam's (Christina Applegate) disapproving parents (Elliott Gould and Lainie Kazan) arrive for a visit. As his professional and domestic woes collide, Mel finds himself dodging bullets while trying to impress his potential in-laws. Throw in an overzealous video store clerk demanding the return of an overdue tape, and it's not long before Mel's carefully constructed life starts to unravel.|
|"Frasier's" Kelsey Grammer takes to the high seas as the misfit skipper of a rowdy bunch of sailors. Lauren Holly and Rob Schenider co-star as first mates in this outrageous comedy.|
|Mulder & Scully investigate the bombing of
a Dallas building, only to discover it is just one aspect of a new mystery
that revolves around a young boy infected with a new and far more dangerous
strain of the 'black cancer' - a lethal virus of extra-terrestrial origin
that they have encountered before. Soon both the FBI agents lives
are in danger as the group of co-conspirators, who've been controlling
the truth about alien existence for over fifty years, suddenly step up
agenda - but even they may not be able to stop events unfolding. What are the conspirators plans? Who are they working with? What is the nature of this new form of the virus? What are the mysterious domes standing in the vast cornfields of the Midwest? Who is the mysterious Mr. Farber or the powerful Dr. Kurtzweil? And how does all of this tie into a secret buried deep under the Antartic ice?
|Sequel to Terminator. Skynet, the 21st century
computer waging a losing war on humans sends a second terminator back in
time to destroy the leader of the human resistance while he is still a
boy. His mother is the only one who knows of the existence of the Terminators,
robots that exist only to kill and are nearly indestructible, and Sarah, the boy's mother is currently in a state mental hospital because of her 'delusions'. A second protector is sent back to the past by the Human resistance to protect John Connor, their future leader, at all costs.
|Things move fast in the world of the hostage
negotiator. You have to keep your eyes and ears open. See everything. Hear
everything. Maintain your cool. Manipulate the situation. Make a mistake,
and someone could die. Maybe you. As a hostage negotiator, you need to
be aware of what's going on at all times, down to every last detail.
Scott Roper (Eddie Murphy) is, a fast-talking, wisecracking hostage negotiator
whose unorthodox but winning ways make him the San Francisco Police Department's
top arbitrator. Taking on a new partner is never easy. Rookie SWAT
team sharpshooter Kevin McCall (Michael Rapaport) joins up with Metro Division's
top negotiator to learn just what it takes to get the job done. Ruthless,
psychotic killer Michael Korda
(Michael Wincott) turns the town upside-down in a lethal game of cat and mouse. One man, armed with only his wit, his intelligence, and a .45 caliber, can bring the killer down.
|Navy Intelligence officer Lt. Jordan O'Neil (Demi Moore) sets a historic precedent when she is recruited as a test case to be the first woman allowed to train for the highly covert operations unit known as the Navy SEALs. Selected for her courage, skills, and levelheadedness, O'Neil is determined to succeed in the most demanding, most merciless, and most honored fighting force in the world, in which 60% of her male counterparts will fail. Under the relentless command of Master Chief John Urgayle (Viggo Mortensen), O'Neil is put through weeks of physical and emotional hell, and she is not expected to succeed. Indeed, military and high-ranking government officials -- including her sponsor, Senator Lillian DeHaven (Anne Bancroft) -- are counting on her to fail. However, to their dismay and perplexity, O'Neil perseveres. When the recruits' final training exercise is diverted to aid in extricating American troops from the Middle East, the Master Chief is critically wounded, and O'Neil must gather all her leadership experience and courage to save him and the mission -- even at the cost of risking her own life.|
|It is the 4th of July, and Helen (Sarah Michelle
Gellar) has just won the coveted Croaker Queen beauty contest, to the delight
of her boyfriend Barry (Ryan Phillippe), a wealthy, cocky,
handsome jock; her best friend, the smart and ambitious Julie (Jennifer Love Hewitt); and Julie's boyfriend, Ray (Freddie Prinze, Jr.), an ambitious working class young man. In the Fall, Helen will go New York to pursue her dream of becoming an actress; Ray is heading there too, to become a writer. Barry and Julie are off to Boston, he to play football and she to pursue law. That night, the four celebrate, partying at Oscar's Oyster Bar and drive out in Barry's new BMW to an isolated beach. After regaling each other with scary stories and reveling in each other's company, they realize it's time to head home. Barry's antics in the car, tossing cheap bourbon around, leads to a crash on notorious Reaper's Curve - they've hit something in the middle of the road. It's a man. Scared and confused, they struggle with each other and their consciences over what to do with their victim, knowing that calling the police will bring their furture plans tumbling down. They finally make an uneasy decision to hide the body in the ocean, keep the secret to themselves and continue on as if nothing happened. A year passes. Julie has gone to Boston but has not got the success she expected. Back home for the summer, Julie receives a letter. Inside is a single sentence - "I know what you did last summer." Someone outside their circle knows their secret. Someone is determined to make sure that these four golden teens do not get away with their crime.
|Pierce Brosnan stars as U.S. Geological Survey Volcanologist Harry Dalton. Linda Hamilton is Rachel Wando, mayor of a small town in the Pacific Northwest, where a long-dormant mountain is ready to rock. Harry and Rachel finally convince the unbelieving populace that the big one is about to hit and that they need to evacuate immediately, only to discover her two children have gone up the mountain to get their grandmother. With earth's clock racing against them, they must rescue the kids and grandma before the volcano explodes in a fury of flame and ash a million times more powerful than an atomic bomb.|
||Jack Vincennes (Kevin Spacey) is a celebrity cop. He serves as technical advisor to the weekly TV drama that created the image of the L.A.P.D. as the finest police force in the world. Vincennes also participates in vice busts of show-business personalities with Sid Hudgeons (Danny DeVito). Hudgeons is the editor of the celebrity tell-all magazine Hush-Hush.. Jack Vincennes becomes involved in a murder investigation which will link him inextricably to fellow detectives Ed Exley (Guy Pearce) and Bud White (Russell Crowe) and lead all three into a dangerously tightening spiral of murder, corruption and intrigue. Ed Exley is the golden boy of the "new" L.A.P.D, he is a man despised by his fellow cops. In direct contrast to Exley is Bud White, who's dogged in his pursuit of justice. Exley and White, for all their differences, have one thing in common: a mysterious and beautiful woman named Lynn Bracken (Kim Basinger). White questions Lynn as a possible key to a murder, but finds himself falling in love with her. Exley, on the other hand, is rigidly repressed, but Lynn triggers his deepest desires. When he learns that Bud, a man he despises, is having an affair with Lynn, it becomes the catalyst of Exley's hatred for the other man. But both detectives soon find they're trying to solve the same case, under the watchful eye of their boss, the infinitely wise and pragmatic Capt. Dudley Smith (James Cromwell). As Exley and White each begin to connect everything that's happening, they become increasingly isolated from those they thought they could trust, until finally they discover a most unlikely bond, one that culminates in truly life or-death fashion.|
|Fourteen-year-old Leo Biederman (Elijah Wood) did not expect to make an earth-shattering discovery when he joined his high school astronomy club. He didn't expect to make any discoveries at all; he simply hoped that classmate Sarah Hotchner (Leelee Sobieski) would discover him. Yet a photograph he takes through his small telescope makes him co-discoverer of Comet Wolf-Biederman ... a comet that scientists determine is on a fatal collision course with the Earth. Rising, ambitious newswoman Jenny Lerner (Téa Leoni) thinks she is on the trail of a Washington sex scandal when she confronts a nervous former cabinet secretary and demands answers about a mysterious "Ellie." Insead, she finds herself suddenly whisked away to a secret meeting with President Tom Beck (Morgan Freeman). In turn for her keeping the secret for two days, he offers her the scoop of a lifetime: she is told about E.L.E., news of the impending catastrophe and of a bold, risky space mission intended to deflect the comet and save the world. Former astronaut Spurgeon Tanner (Robert Duvall) is brought out of retirement to command the mission, leading an international crew aboard the experimental spaceship Messiah. Their desperate mission: to travel to the comet, land on its violently erupting surface, and plant nuclear charges in hope of either breaking up the comet or changing its orbit away from a collision with the Earth In the weeks and months that follow, not only these few individuals but everyone in the world must struggle to find meaning for their lives in the face of looming catastrophe. A plan is set in motion to establish underground shelters, "Arks," in which a fortunate few may survive the impact even if all other life on Earth is wiped out. As the day of cataclysm grows nearer, all the range of human reactions is evoked -- from panic to noble resignation to fate.|