After a rich old man dies in a suspicious car accident in Acapulco, his widow wants his insurance company to pony up $5 million. A hotshot investigator Decker (Grodin) and a charming model (Fawcett) come in to check it out.
A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into ... See full summary »
George Lollar takes his family on vacation with "Club Sand", a shoddy and untrustworthy company. On their tropical island, they find soldiers everywhere, an unhelpful staff, inhospitable ... See full summary »
Robin Pearson Rose,
A successful but stressed mathematics professor (Clayburgh) goes to her father's wedding and falls in love with her father's bride's son (Douglas), a prematurely retired pro baseball player... See full summary »
A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film ... See full summary »
Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of ... See full summary »
A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in... See full summary »
Fact-based drama about the life of Marie Balter, who spent most of her young life in mental institutions. At age 16, she first attempted suicide and the next 20 years she spent in and out ... See full summary »
This movie interlaces the stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio. Paul LeMat is the local CB coordinator who has time for little else... See full summary »
A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family". However, ... See full summary »
One can sit down and make a list of the movies that SHOULD be released on DVD and make an even longer list of the ones that should NEVER have been put on VHS, much less DVD or Blu-Ray. Academy Award nominated screenplays, performances, direction, etc. To mention just a few, why hasn't "The Dark At the Top of the Stairs" by William Inge with Oscar nominated performance by the wonderful 'music man', Robert Preston never been released on DVD? How about, "Dear Heart" with two of the greatest actors and performances ever captivated on celluloid, the amazing Geraldine Page (Oscar nominated) and the ever-always great, Glen Ford? Where's Ted Turner's push to save great films? Where is Martin Scorsese doing the same? One could scratch their head wondering. But one could scratch his head until it bleeds wondering why this masterpiece of dialogue and monologues as only Herb Gardner could write, is sitting on some dusty shelf turning to immortal dust. As a write said (above my message) Irwin Corey's speech is one that will never be forgotten by those of us lucky enough to have seen "Thieves". Had the film been made in black and white with a monster as a character, it would have been on the DVD rental shelves YEARS AGO. Marlo Thomas and Charles Grodin, BOTH terrific actors, giving two award-deserving performances only alive in the memory of the few of us who loved the film. MARTIN! TED! PLEASE! Don't overlook this title while you're deciding which movies to save...add "Dark at the Top" and "Dear Heart" to the list as well! THANX!!!
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