|American Flyers 1985 PG-13, 112 min.|
Director: John Badham
Cast: Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong, Janice Rule, John Amos, Alexandra Paul, Luca Bercovici, Robert Townsend, Doi Johnson, John Garber, Jennifer Grey, James Terry, Tom Lawrence, Jessica Nelson, Brian Drebber
Kevin Costner stars as Marcus Sommers in this biker movie (the 10-speed type) about a race called the "Hell of the West." He convices his younger brother David (David Marshall Grant) to compete in a race in the Colorado Rockies, but David has problems convincing his family to let him compete in the race because he may have the same blood vessel condition that killed his father.
|Bloodhounds of Broadway 1989 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Howard Brookner
Cast: Madonna, Randy Quaid, Julie Hagerty, Esai Morales, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Grey, Josef Sommer, Rutger Hauer, Tony Longo, Stephen McHattie, Alan Ruck, Dinah Manoff, Anita Morris, Tony Azito, Ethan Phillips
Madonna stars in this musical devoted to Damon Runyon, which is based on four of his short stories. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels (Randy Quaid) sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense (Madonna) loves him and that he would rather live than die. In another story, Harriet's (Julie Hagerty) parrot is killed, and she has problems dealing with her loss. Then, there is a gambler, "Right" (Matt Dillon), who has bloodhounds on his trail when he becomes a murder suspect. Finally, "The Brain" (Rutger Hauer) is bleeding profusely, and his friends search for a way to save his life through a blood transfusion.
|Bounce 2000 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Don Roos
Cast: Ben Affleck, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tony Goldwyn, Alex D. Linz, David Dorfman, Natasha Henstridge, Joe Morton, Johnny Galecki, Jennifer Grey, David Paymer, Edward Edwards, Richard Saxton, Lisa Carpenter-Prewitt, Lisa Joyner, Caroline Aaron
While waiting for his delayed flight from O'Hare, Buddy Amaral (Ben Affleck) meets fellow travelers in the bar and gives his plane ticket to Greg (Tony Goldwyn), who is very anxious to get home. The plane crashes, and Buddy, shocked that he has had such a close call with death, turns to the bottle for a year before deciding to meet Greg's widow, Abby (Gwyneth Paltrow). But Buddy doesn't explain who he is, and complications result just as romance blossoms.
|Dirty Dancing 1987 PG-13, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Emile Ardolino
Cast: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston, Jane Brucker, Kelly Bishop, Wayne Knight, Paula Trueman, Garry Goodrow, Lonny Price, Max Cantor, Neal Jones, Alvin Myerovich, Miranda Garrison
Baby Houseman (Jennifer Grey) is a teenager on family vacation in the Catskills. She meets dancers Johnny and Penny (Patrick Swayze and Cynthia Rhodes) and, through them, learns about dancing, love, and honest principles. An Oscar was received for Best Song, "(I've Had) The Time of My Life."
|Ferris Bueller's Day Off 1986 PG-13, 103 min.|
Director: John Hughes
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Cindy Pickett, Edie McClurg, Ben Stein, Del Close, Lyman Ward, Virginia Capers, Richard Edson, Larry Flash Jenkins, Kristy Swanson
Some kids skip school, but very few skip school in the manner of Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick). Ferris calls his friend Cameron (Alan Ruck) who takes his father's classic 1961 Ferrari GT convertible and picks up Ferris and Ferris' girlfriend Sloane (Mia Sara). Off they go on their adventure through Chicago that includes visits to Wrigley Field and the Art Institute as Ferris cavorts through a special day that he has reserved for his pleasures. This film will appeal to all ages and inspired a TV sitcom.
|Light Years 1988 PG, 71 min.|
Genre: Animation / Sci-Fi / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Rene Laloux
Cast: Glenn Close, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Grey, John Shea, David Johansen, Terrence Mann, Penn&Teller, Bridget Fonda
This animated film, based on Isaac Asimov's story, is about the adventures of Prince Sylvain (voice of John Shea) who time-travels to a future fantasy world to deal with an evil force that is threatening his world.
|Outrage 1998 TV, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Cast: Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey, Eric Michael Cole, Shane Meier, Cyrus Thiedeke, Kathryn Harrold, Nathaniel DeVeaux, Jerry Wasserman, Fulvio Cecere, Colin Lawrence, Robert Wisden, Jennifer Clement, Bob Morrisey, Lesley Ewen, Christine Willes
A trio of teens breaks into insurance salesman Tom Casey's (Rob Lowe) car, and Tom calls the police. But the teens are well-connected, get just a slap on the wrist, and now start to intimidate Tom and his pregnant wife (Jennifer Grey). Weak made-for-TV thriller.
|Reckless 1984 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
Director: James Foley
Cast: Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Kenneth McMillan, Cliff De Young, Lois Smith, Adam Baldwin, Dan Hedaya, Jennifer Grey, Billy Jane, Toni Kalem, Haviland Morris, Pamela Springsteen, Susan Kingsley, Adam LeFevre, Ellen Mirojnick
Johnny Rourke (Aidan Quinn) is a high-school senior who, besides being a motorcyclist, is also a football star. He falls for cheerleader Tracy Prescott (Daryl Hannah), the pampered daughter of middle-class parents, and problems ensue.
|Red Dawn 1984 PG-13, 114 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Drama
Director: John Milius
Cast: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Powers Boothe, Ron O'Neal, Lea Thompson, Ben Johnson, Charlie Sheen, Harry Dean Stanton, Jennifer Grey, Darren Dalton, Brad Savage, Doug Toby, Frank McRae, Vladek Sheybal, William Smith
In the mid-1980s, Russians and Cubans are invading the United States, and paratroopers land in a small town in Colorado where they attack a high school. Some of the teenagers escape. They stop at a store to get a truck, weapons, and other supplies and head for the nearby mountains. Now, from their secluded hide-away, the teens stage guerilla operations in an attempt to hold back the invaders. This is the first film ever to receive a PG-13 rating.
|The West Side Waltz 1995 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Ernest Thompson
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Liza Minnelli, Jennifer Grey, Kathy Bates, Ernest Thompson, Robert Pastorelli, Richard Gilliland, August Schellenberg, Hal Williams, Estelle Harris
Based on Ernest Thompson's 1981 Broadway play, Thompson now directs this film with Shirley MacLaine and Liza Minnelli in the Katharine Hepburn and Dorothy Loudon roles of aging Manhattan neighbors.
|Wind 1992 PG-13, 123 min.|
Director: Carroll Ballard
Cast: Matthew Modine, Jennifer Grey, Cliff Robertson, Jack Thompson, Stellan Skarsgard, Rebecca Miller, Ned Vaughn, Peter Montgomery, Elmer Ahlwardt, James Rebhorn, Michael Higgins, Saylor Creswell
Winning the America's Cup is the biggest prize in yacht racing, and that's what this film is all about. Will Parker (Matthew Modine), sailing for owner Morgan Weld (Cliff Robertson), loses the Cup race and also loses his girlfriend, Kate (Jennifer Grey), to boot. Despondent, he tracks her down. Her new boyfriend (Stellan Skarsgard) designs innovative airplanes and Will talks him into designing a boat. That accomplished, Will is ready to regain the America's Cup. Excellent photography that captures the thrill of the racing, but otherwise the film drags somewhat.
|1. American Flyers (1985)|
2. Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)
3. Bounce (2000)
4. Dirty Dancing (1987)
5. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
6. Light Years (1988)
7. Outrage (1998)
8. Reckless (1984)
9. Red Dawn (1984)
10. The West Side Waltz (1995)
11. Wind (1992)
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