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Movie: Beverly Hills Cop II

Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) returns to the land of sunshine and palm trees to investigate the near-fatal shooting of police Captain Andrew Bogomil (Ronny Cox). With the help of Sgt. Taggart (John Ashton) and Det. Rosewood (Judge Reinhold), they soon uncover that the shooting is associated with a series of "alphabet" robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin, and the chase is on. [more inside]
posted by box on Jun 30, 2024 - 6 comments

Movie: Crimson Tide

[TRAILER] After the Cold War, a breakaway Russian republic with nuclear warheads becomes a possible worldwide threat. U.S. submarine Capt. Frank Ramsey (Gene Hackman) signs on a relatively green but highly recommended Lt. Cmdr. Ron Hunter (Denzel Washington) to the USS Alabama, which may be the only ship able to stop a possible Armageddon. When Ramsay insists that the Alabama must act aggressively, Hunter, fearing they will start rather than stop a disaster, leads a potential mutiny to stop him. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 8, 2023 - 11 comments

Movie: Man on Fire

In Mexico City, a former CIA operative swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect. [more inside]
posted by kitten kaboodle on Nov 8, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Deja Vu

Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help prevent crime. [more inside]
posted by gauche on Mar 22, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Enemy of the State

A group of NSA agents headed by Jon Voight conspires to kill a Congressman and to cover it up after a tape of the murder is discovered. Gene Hackman plays Brill, as a "continuation of The Conversation" from 1974. Jason Lee plays Daniel Zavitz. Jack Black plays Fiedler. Tom Sizemore plays mob boss Pintero. One of Tony Scott's 10 best films. The film inspired the US military to develop the WAMI hyper-surveillance technology.
posted by growabrain on Jun 12, 2019 - 8 comments

Movie: The Hunger

The Egyptian vampire lady Miriam subsists upon the blood of her lovers. In return the guys or girls don't age... until Miriam has enough of them. Unfortunately that's currently the case ... [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 12, 2016 - 8 comments

Movie: True Romance

Clarence Worley watches a Sonny Chiba triple feature at a Detroit movie theater on his birthday where he meets Alabama Whitman. They go to a diner and fall in love. She confesses that she is a call girl hired by Clarence's boss as his birthday present. An apparition of Elvis Presley tells Clarence that killing her pimp will make the world a better place. [more inside]
posted by growabrain on Oct 28, 2015 - 9 comments

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