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Movie: Mighty Joe Young

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young (Charlize Theron) saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser (Rade Serbedzija). Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara (Bill Paxton) arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to the U.S., intent on capturing Joe for himself. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 2, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Titanic

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. [more inside]
posted by box on Aug 21, 2022 - 26 comments

Movie: The Dark Backward

Marty Malt (Judd Nelson) is an unhappy garbage man who moonlights as an atrociously unfunny standup comic. He lives in a dark, grimy, garbage-strewn urban netherworld, where a company named Blump's apparently owns everything. His best friend and fellow trash collector, Gus (Bill Paxton), who accompanies him on accordion, eggs him on. When the "comedian" grows a third arm out of his back, the friend uses this twist to get him signed up with a sleazy talent agent (Wayne Newton), and it begins to look like his career is on the move. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 14, 2022 - 17 comments

Movie: Predator 2

A police chief in the war-torn streets of Los Angeles discovers that an extraterrestrial creature is hunting down residents - and that he is the next target. [more inside]
posted by box on Aug 12, 2022 - 15 comments

Movie: Aliens

Fifty-seven years after surviving an alien loose aboard her ship, first officer Ripley finds herself returning to the planet where she first encountered the creature. [more inside]
posted by Fukiyama on Feb 17, 2021 - 53 comments

Movie: A Simple Plan

When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.
posted by phunniemee on Jul 9, 2017 - 11 comments

Movie: Streets of Fire

A mercenary goes after his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a gang. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 22, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: Near Dark

A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned by a beautiful drifter. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 1, 2015 - 10 comments

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