Connections: Long Gone

Connecting a series of films through their second billed performers.
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1.
Long Gone (1987 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south. (110 mins.)
Director: Martin Davidson
 
2.
Zombie High (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A woman goes to previously all-male boarding school on a scholarship. She begins to separate herself... (93 mins.)
Director: Ron Link
“ Connected to "Long Gone" by Virginia Madsen. ” - smitty008
 
3.
Three O'Clock High (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A nerd gets himself in hot water with the new bully, a quiet bad boy who challenges him to fight on the grounds of their high school after the day's end. (97 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
“ Connected to "Zombie High" by Paul Feig. ” - smitty008
 
4.
The Last Bus Home (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Two young punks, Reena and Jessop, meet on the day the pope comes to Dublin in 1979. Their unholy alliance... (93 mins.)
Director: Johnny Gogan
“ Connected to "Three O'Clock High" by Annie Ryan. ” - smitty008
 
5.
The Fifth Province (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Timmy Sugrue is a persecuted guesthouse keeper and writer who lives with his mad mother in a very rainy part of the Irish midlands... (89 mins.)
Director: Frank Stapleton
“ Connected to "The Last Bus Home" by Bryan O'Byrne. ” - smitty008
 
6.
Bandyta (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the start of the 90'ies the British government decided to send prisoners with short sentences to serve abroad. Some went to Romania, to serve in schools, orphanages and hospitals. Some were brutal beasts. (102 mins.)
Director: Maciej Dejczer
“ Connected to "The Fifth Province" by Anthony Higgins. ” - smitty008
 
7.
It All Came True (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself... (94 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
“ Connected to "Bandyta" by Polly Walker. ” - smitty008
 
8.
The Cider House Rules (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world. (126 mins.)
“ Connected to "It All Came True" by Michael Caine. ” - smitty008
 
9.
The Yards (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative... (115 mins.)
Director: James Gray
“ Connected to "The Cider House Rules" by Charlize Theron. ” - smitty008
 
10.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Connected to "The Yards" by Joaquin Phoenix. ” - smitty008
 
11.
One Hour Photo (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An employee of a one-hour photo lab becomes obsessed with a young suburban family. (96 mins.)
Director: Mark Romanek
“ Connected to "Gladiator" by Connie Nielsen. ” - smitty008
 
12.
Monster-in-Law (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship. (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Luketic
“ Connected to "One Hour Photo" by Michael Vartan. ” - smitty008
 
13.
Georgia Rule (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A troubled young woman is sent to live with her grandmother for the summer, while hiding a secret that could potentially tear her family apart. (113 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ Connected to "Monster-in-Law" by Jane Fonda. ” - smitty008
 
14.
I Know Who Killed Me (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A young woman who was missing reappears, but she claims to be someone else entirely. (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Sivertson
“ Connected to "Georgia Rule" by Lindsay Lohan. ” - smitty008
 
15.
Anderson's Cross (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Nick Anderson, Kevin Daniels, and Tracey Green do everything together. They are the best of friends... (98 mins.)
Director: Jerome E. Scott
“ Connected to "I Know Who Killed Me" by Michael Adler. Second Billed was Joanna Cassidy. As this was her last credited film role to date, here the list ends. ” - smitty008