|101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure 2003 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy
Director: Jim Kammerud, Brian Smith
Cast: Bobby Lockwood, Barry Bostwick, Martin Short, Jason Alexander, Susanne Blakeslee, Samuel West, Maurice LaMarche, Jeff Bennett, Jodi Benson, Kath Soucie, Michael Lerner, Tim Bentinck, Mary MacLeod
This direct-to-video animated sequel to the original 1961 film follows Patch (voice of Bobby Lockwood), one of the Dalmatians, after he is accidentally left behind during a move by the family to the London countryside. His favorite TV hero, Thunderbolt (voice of Barry Bostwick), is holding auditions, and Patch applies. Before long, Thunderbolt needs Patch's help–especially when the mean Cruella DeVil (voice of Susan Blakeslee) returns with her own agenda.
|The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle 2000 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Des McAnuff
Cast: Rene Russo, Jason Alexander, Piper Perabo, Randy Quaid, Robert De Niro, June Foray, Keith Scott, Janeane Garofalo, Carl Reiner, Jonathan Winters, John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Kel Mitchell, James Rebhorn, Kenan Thompson
This film version of the TV show (canceled in 1964) mixes animation and live action. Rocky and Bullwinkle remain cartoon characters rescuing Earthlings from Natasha (Rene Russo) and Boris (Jason Alexander) who cross over into the human world where they join Fearless Leader (Robert De Niro) in an evil plot to take over the world. It seems like a good idea, but it goes nowhere.
|Blankman 1994 PG-13, 92 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action / Drama
Director: Mike Binder
Cast: Damon Wayans, David Alan Grier, Robin Givens, Christopher Lawford, Lynne Thigpen, Jon Polito, Jason Alexander, Michael Wayans, Damon Wayans Jr., John Moschitta Jr., Nick Corello, Harris Peet, Joseph Vassallo, Frazer Smith, Mark Schiff
Darryl (Damon Wayans) decides to clean up the streets of his neighborhood after his grandmother is killed. Being an inventor of various gadgets, he comes up with a bulletproof suit, and with his brother (David Alan Grier) he is off and running as "Blankman."
|Brighton Beach Memoirs 1986 PG-13, 108 min.|
Director: Gene Saks
Cast: Blythe Danner, Bob Dishy, Judith Ivey, Jonathan Silverman, Brian Drillinger, Stacey Glick, Jason Alexander, Richard Bright, David Margulies, Steven Hill, Bob Dishy, James Handy, Bette Henritze, Fyvush Finkel, Kathleen Doyle
Another screen version of a Neil Simon hit play about a Jewish boy, Eugene Morris Jerome (Jonathan Silverman) growing up in suburban New York City. Many relatives live in Eugene's home as he goes through puberty and sexual fantasies.
|The Burning 1981 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Tony Maylam
Cast: Brian Matthews, Leah Ayres, Brian Backer, Larry Joshua, Jason Alexander, Holly Hunter, Lou David, Ned Eisenberg, Carrick Glenn, Carolyn Houlihan, Fisher Stevens, Bonnie Deroski, Shelley Bruce, Sarah Chodoff
Teenage campers are terrorized by the disfigured ex-caretaker (Lou David) of the campground. This film is only worth watching to catch Holly Hunter in her film debut.
|Bye Bye Birdie 1995 TV, 135 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical
Director: Gene Saks
Cast: Marc Kudisch, Jason Alexander, Vanessa Williams, Chynna Phillips, George Wendt, Tyne Daly, Jason Gaffney, Karen Elizabeth Austin, Jay Brazeau, Gary Chalk, Sally Mayes, Blair Slater, Vicki Lewis, Brigitta Dau, Angela Brydon
This remake of the 1963 film is closer to the Broadway play but just doesn't match up with Dick Van Dyke's version. Nonetheless, it is still entertaining.
|A Christmas Carol: The Musical 2004 TV, 97 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama
Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Cast: Kelsey Grammer, Jesse L. Martin, Jane Krakowski, Jason Alexander, Geraldine Chaplin, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Patrick David, Steven Miller, Emily Deamer, Julian Ovenden, Edward Gower, Linzi Hateley, Jacob Moriarty, Josh Wilmott, Julie Alannagh-Brighten
Based on a long-running stage play that was performed over the Christmas holidays in Madison Square Garden, the classic Charles Dickens tale is put to music with Kelsey Grammer as the miserly Ebonezer Scrooge. The Alan Menken ("Beauty and the Beast" and "Aladdin") musical score is a highlight.
|Cinderella 1997 TV, 86 min.|
Genre: Family / Musical / Fantasy
aka: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
Director: Robert Iscove
Cast: Whitney Houston, Brandy Norwood, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, Victor Garber, Veanne Cox, Natalie Desselle, Paolo Montalban, Michael Haynes, Nathan Prevost, Travis Payne, Scott Fowler, Jennifer Lee Keyes, Melanie A. Gage
Brandy Norwood stars in the title role of this made-for-TV version of "Cinderella." Queen Constantina (Whoopi Goldberg) has commanded a grand ball, and the Fairy Godmother (Whitney Houston) appears and magically turns Cinderella into a beautiful young woman. But, the magic will last only until midnight. Cinderella goes to the ball and captures the heart of the Prince (Paolo Montalban)–but she must flee when the clock strikes midnight. The witty entertainment, laced with songs by Richard Rodgers, is every bit as enjoyable as its predecessors: the 1957 Julie Andrews and 1965 Leslie Ann Warren productions.
|Coneheads 1993 PG, 86 min.|
Director: Steve Barron
Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Michelle Burke, Michael McKean, Laraine Newman, Chris Farley, Jason Alexander, Lisa Jane Persky, Sinbad, Dave Thomas
The Coneheads, who originated on "Saturday Night Live," are back in a feature length film. In this story, the family goes through its usual paces while biding time waiting for their rescue space ship to take them back to their planet.
|Denial 1998 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: Something About Sex
Director: Adam Rifkin
Cast: Jonathan Silverman, Leah Lail, Patrick Dempsey, Christine Taylor, Ryan Alosio, Amy Yasbeck, Jason Alexander, Charles Shaughnessy, Jessica Lundy, Angie Everhart, Adam Rifkin, Doran Clark, Hudson Leick, Richard Hillman, Shawnee Free Jones
This ensemble comedy begins at a dinner party when Art Witz (Jason Alexander) brings up the subject of infidelity. Among the guests are Isaac (Ryan Alosio) and Claudia (Amy Yasbeck) who have kept their affairs secret. Sophie (Leah Lail) is a medical student married to Joel (Jonathan Silverman), and she is having an affair. Meanwhile, Sammie (Christine Taylor) is pregnant and engaged to Sam (Patrick Dempsey), but he spends his free time enjoying pornography. The ensuing discussions/arguments on the subject lead to a shake-up in relationships of those at the party.
|Dunston Checks In 1996 PG, 88 min.|
Director: Ken Kwapis
Cast: Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Eric Lloyd, Rupert Everett, Paul Reubens, Graham Sack, Glenn Shadix
An Orangutan, Dunston, and his master, Lord Rutledge (Rupert Everett) are guests at the Majestic Hotel from which they perform jewel thefts. Of course, all plans go awry, but the script is so bad nobody cares.
|Farce of the Penguins 2007 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Bob Saget
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Bob Saget, Christina Applegate, Lewis Black, Mo'Nique, Tracy Morgan, Jason Biggs, Dane Cook, Jamie Kennedy, Norm MacDonald, Jason Alexander, James Belushi, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Lovitz, Harvey Fierstein
In this mockumentary, writer-director Bob Saget teams with an all-star cast providing voices of raunchy penguins as they cross icy Antarctica.
|The Grand 2008 R, 104 min.|
Director: Zak Penn
Cast: Woody Harrelson, David Cross, Dennis Farina, Cheryl Hines, Richard Kind, Chris Parnell, Ray Romano, Werner Herzog, Gabe Kaplan, Mike Epps, Judy Greer, Estelle Harris, Michael McKean, Michael Karnow, Jason Alexander
In this mockumentary, the Grand Championship of Poker is being held in Las Vegas. Newly released from rehab "One Eyed Jack" Faro (Woody Harrelson) is trying to win the $10,000,000 in order to keep his grandfather's hotel casino away from the wrecking ball. His task is not easy as he joins five other eccentric characters–siblings Lainie and Larry Shwartzman (Cheryl Hines and David Cross), autistic Harold Melvin (Chris Parnell), internet poker player Andy Andrews (Richard Kind), and Las Vegas regular "Deuce" Fairbanks (Dennis Farina)–duking it out at the table while other players and relatives provide amusing moments.
|The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1996 G, 95 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Drama / Musical
Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Cast: Tom Hulce, Demi Moore, Tony Jay, Mary Wickes, Kevin Kline, Paul Kandel, Jason Alexander, David Ogden Stiers, Mary Kay Bergman, Jim Cummings, Corey Burton, Bill Fagerbakke, Charles Kimbrough, Gary Trousdale, Heidi Mollenhauer
Victor Hugo's powerful 1831 melodrama is brought to the screen by Disney in this animated offering. It glides over the corruption of church and politics and concentrates on hunchback Quasimodo (voice of Tom Hulce) who has been hidden in the bell tower of Notre Dame Cathedral by his adopted father Frollo (voice of Tony Jay). Quasimodo's gargoyle friends–Victor (voice of Charles Kimbrough), Hugo (voice of Jason Alexander), and Laverne (voice of Mary Wickes)– encourage him to attend a festival where he meets sensuous gypsy Esmeralda (voice of Demi Moore) and handsome soldier Phoebus (voice of Kevin Kline). Now, Frollo's cruel tactics rise to the fore as he tries to destroy the gypsies' home. Quasimodo comes to their aid, and, by story's end, Phoebus and Esmeralda go off together, and Quasimodo returns to the bell tower.
|The Hunchback of Notre Dame II 2002 G, 68 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Drama / Musical
Director: Bradley Raymond
Cast: Tom Hulce, Jason Alexander, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Charles Kimbrough, Kevin Kline, Michael McKean, Demi Moore, Haley Joel Osment, Jane Withers, Paul Kandel, Jim Cummings, Frank Welker, Joe Lala, April Winchell, Newell Alexander
Most of the original cast return in this animated Disney direct-to-video/DVD sequel. The son of Esmeralda and Phoebus, Zephyr (voice of Haley Joel Osment), now helps Quasimodo (voice of Tom Hulce) ring the cathedral bell. Zephyr and Quasimodo visit a traveling circus owned by the evil Sarousch (voice of Michael McKean), and Quasimodo falls for Sarousch's assistant Madellaine (voice of Jennifer Love Hewitt). But, Sarousch is plotting to steal the cathedral bell and forces Madellaine to help him. Quasimodo attempts to foil the plot and looks beyond the obvious in his quest to find true love with Madellaine. OK for the young ones.
|Jacob's Ladder 1990 R, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller / Mystery
Director: Adrian Lyne
Cast: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pena, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Macaulay Culkin, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Jason Alexander, Ving Rhames, Perry Lang, Patricia Kalember, Eriq La Salle, Brian Tarantino, Anthony Alessandro, Brent Hinkley, S. Epatha Merkerson
Years ago, something happened to a battalion in Vietnam when American soldier Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) went through a traumatic experience that has left him with strange visions. Jacob has divorced his wife Sarah (Patricia Kalember) and feels responsible for a car accident in which his son Gabe (Macaulay Culkin) died. Jacob now has a new girlfriend, his coworker at the Post Office, Jezzie (Elizabeth Pena) but continues to experience the visions along with panic attacks. The truth behind Jacob's problems is searched for as Sarah, Jacob's chiropractor Louis (Danny Aiello), his comrade from Vietnam Paul (Pruitt Taylor Vince), and Michael (Matt Craven) all come to his aid.
|Just Looking 1999 R, 97 min.|
Director: Jason Alexander
Cast: Ryan Merriman, Joey Franquinha, Peter Onorati, Gretchen Mol, Patti LuPone, Amy Braverman, Ilana Levine, Rich Licata, John Bolger, Robert Weil
The year is 1955, and Lenny (Ryan Merriman) is 14-years old and very interested in sex, not so much in experiencing it himself but in viewing others in the act. His parents ship him off to Queens for a summer vacation with his aunt and uncle. First he meets members of a "sex club"–all talk, no action with these teens. Then, as luck would have it, he meets neighbor Hedy (Gretchen Mol) who was once a bra model. For Lenny, it can't get better than this.
|The Last Supper 1996 R, 92 min.|
Director: Stacy Title
Cast: Cameron Diaz, Annabeth Gish, Courtney B. Vance, Ron Eldard, Jonathan Penner, Bill Paxton, Charles Durning, Jason Alexander, Ron Perlman, Nora Dunn
This black comedy is about a group of five graduate students who plot to take the law into their own hands and poison dinner guests who expound on evils such as homosexuality and promote right-to-life issues.
|Love and Action in Chicago 1999 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Dwayne Johnson-Cochran
Cast: Courtney B. Vance, Regina King, Jason Alexander, Kathleen Turner, Edward Asner, Robert Breuler, Michael Gilio, Lou Meza, Andrew White, David Basulto, Marcus Johnson, JoBe Cerny
Eddie Jones (Courtney B. Vance) is a government hit man hired to kill those deemed "undesirable" in society. Eddie has also made a vow of celibacy before marriage. When his boss, Middleman (Kathleen Turner), sets him up with a blind date, Lois Newton (Regina King), his romantic life improves, but his professional success declines.
|The Mosquito Coast 1986 PG, 119 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Thriller
Director: Peter Weir
Cast: Harrison Ford, River Phoenix, Helen Mirren, Jadrien Steele, Hilary Gordon, Rebecca Gordon, Jason Alexander, Dick O'Neill, Butterfly McQueen, Andre Gregory, Conrad Roberts, Alice Heffernan-Sneed, Martha Plimpton, Michael Rogers, William Newman
The theme of this film is the same as "The Swiss Family Robinson." This time, a father, Allie Fox (Harrison Ford), who is upset with what is happening to the culture of America, takes his family (Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Jadrien Steele, Hilary Gordon, and Rebecca Gordon) to Central America where they attempt to set up a perfect community. At times beautiful and inventive and at times a drag, but in any event it will hit each viewer differently.
|North 1994 PG, 88 min.|
Director: Rob Reiner
Cast: Elijah Wood, Bruce Willis, Jon Lovitz, Matthew McCurley, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Jerry Lewis, Kathy Bates
North (Elijah Wood) divorces his biological parents and sets out to scour the earth for the ideal set of replacements. To help him along the way, a confidante (Bruce Willis) advises and abets the search for North's elusive "perfect" adoptive parents.
|On Edge 2002 PG-13, 93 min.|
Director: Karl Slovin
Cast: Jason Alexander, Wendie Malick, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Barret Swatek, A.J. Langer, John Glover, Scott Hamilton, Chris Hogan, Sabrina Lloyd, Wallace Langham, Kathy Griffin, Peter Caruthers
Professor Robinson (Chris Hogan) sets out to make a documentary of aspiring Olympic athletes in this mockumentary of the world of figure skating.
|The Paper 1994 R, 112 min.|
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid, Jason Robards, Jason Alexander, Spalding Gray, Catherine O'Hara, Clint Howard
An inside look at life in production of news is seen when Henry Hackett (Michael Keaton) attempts to confront managing editor, Alicia Clark (Glenn Close), as she tries to interfere in his investigation. Big city newspaper stories and how they get published provide the focus for this drama, co-written by "New York Times" senior editor Stephen Koep.
|Pretty Woman 1990 R, 119 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Garry Marshall
Cast: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Ralph Bellamy, Laura San Giacomo, Jason Alexander, Alex Hyde-White, Amy Yasbeck, Elinor Donahue, Hector Elizondo, Hank Azaria, Nancy Locke, Judith Baldwin, Jason Randal, Bill Applebaum, Tracy Bjork
Ruthless businessman Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) picks up streetwalker Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) for a one-night stand, which turns out to be an entire week when he decides to use her as his partner for a number of business dinners. Like Cinderella, her transformation is a combination of new clothes–from Rodeo Drive shops–and her own natural appealing personality. Roberts received an Oscar nomination.
|The Return of Jafar 1993 G, 66 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Fantasy / Musical
Director: Toby Shelton, Tad Stones, Alan Zaslove
Cast: Jason Alexander, Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Liz Callaway, Brad Kane, Dan Castellaneta, Scott Weinger, Frank Welker, Linda Larkin, Jim Cummings, Val Bettin, Jeff Bennett, B.J. Ward
This sequel to "Aladdin" relates the story of how the parrot Iago (voice of Gilbert Gottfried) tries to switch allies and befriend Aladdin (voice of Scott Weinger) and Princess Jasmine (voice of Linda Larkin).
|Shallow Hal 2001 PG-13, 113 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance / Fantasy
Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Black, Jason Alexander, Joe Viterelli, Rene Kirby, Bruce McGill, Anthony Robbins, Susan Ward, Zen Gesner, Brooke Burns, Rob Moran, Joshua "Li'iBoy" Shintani, Kyle Gass, Laura Kightlinger, Nan Martin
Hal (Jack Black) has only dated beautiful women–until Tony Robbins (Anthony Robbins) hypnotizes him to see the beauty of a person within. Rosemary (Gwyneth Paltrow) may weigh 300 pounds, but to Hal (Jack Black), Rosemary is slender, lovely, and intelligent, and he falls in love with her. When Tony Snaps Hal out of his hypnotized state, will Hal still see Rosemary's inner beauty and forget his obsession with outward beauty?
|The Trumpet of the Swan 2000 G, 75 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family
Director: Terry L. Noss, Richard Rich
Cast: Jason Alexander, Mary Steenburgen, Reese Witherspoon, Seth Green, Carol Burnett, Joe Mantegna, Dee Bradley Baker, Sam Gifaldi, Little Richard, Kath Soucie, Elizabeth Daily, Steve Vinovich, Corey Burton, Michael Winslow
E.B. White's popular children's book comes to the screen in this lackluster version of a family of swans that includes a mute son (voice of Dee Bradley Baker) who learns to communicate–first through the written word and, finally, with a stolen trumpet.
|White Palace 1990 R, 104 min.|
Director: Luis Mandoki
Cast: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates, Eileen Brennan, Spiros Focas, Jeremy Piven, Renee Taylor, Gina Gershon, Steven Hill
Nora Baker (Susan Sarandon) is in her 40s and works at a fast-food joint. Max Baron (James Spader) is an advertising executive in his mid-20s. They meet; the unlikely couple fall in love; and, in spite of great odds, they find happiness together.
|1. 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure (2003)|
2. The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000)
3. Blankman (1994)
4. Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)
5. The Burning (1981)
6. Bye Bye Birdie (1995)
7. A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004)
8. Cinderella (1997)
aka: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
9. Coneheads (1993)
10. Denial (1998)
aka: Something About Sex
11. Dunston Checks In (1996)
12. Farce of the Penguins (2007)
13. The Grand (2008)
14. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
15. The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002)
16. Jacob's Ladder (1990)
17. Just Looking (1999)
18. The Last Supper (1996)
19. Love and Action in Chicago (1999)
20. Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
21. The Mosquito Coast (1986)
22. North (1994)
23. On Edge (2002)
24. The Paper (1994)
25. Pretty Woman (1990)
26. The Return of Jafar (1993)
27. Shallow Hal (2001)
28. The Trumpet of the Swan (2000)
29. White Palace (1990)
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