|Crossing the Bridge 1992 R, 103 min.|
Director: Mike Binder
Cast: Josh Charles, Jason Gedrick, Stephen Baldwin, Cheryl Pollak, Rita Taggart, Hy Anzell, Richard Edson, Ken Jenkins, Abraham Benrubi, David Schwimmer, Bob Nickman, Jeffrey Tambor
Three recent high school graduates are confronted with choices when they have an opportunity to make real money smuggling goods from Canada into Detroit.
|Dead Poets Society 1989 PG, 128 min.|
Director: Peter Weir
Cast: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles, Gale Hansen, Dylan Kussman, Allelon Ruggiero, Norman Lloyd, Kurtwood Smith, James Waterston, Carla Belver, Leon Pownall, George Martin, Joe Aufiery
An interesting, unconventional literature teacher, John Keating (Robin Williams), in "the best prep school in America" challenges his students to question conventional views. A great performance by Williams, who was nominated for an Oscar. The film also received nominations for Best Picture and Director, and won for Best Writing.
|Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead 1991 PG-13, 105 min.|
Director: Stephen Herek
Cast: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan, Concetta Tomei, David Duchovny, Kimmy Robertson, Jayne Brook, Eda Reiss Merin, Robert Hy Gorman, Danielle Harris, Christopher Pettiet, Jeff Bollow, Chris Claridge
A single mom (Concetta Tomei) takes off for a new job in Australia and leaves her five children in the care of a tyrannical old woman (Eda Reiss Merin). But, the woman dies of a heart attack on the first day, and now the kids (Christina Applegate, Keith Coogan, Robert Hy Gorman, Danielle Harris, and Christopher Pettiet) must fend for themselves–after dropping the babysitter off at a mortuary.
|The Ex 2007 PG-13, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Jesse Peretz
Cast: Zach Braff, Amanda Peet, Jason Bateman, Donal Logue, Charles Grodin, Mia Farrow, Lucian Maisel, Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen, Bob Stephenson, Yafit Hallely, Josh Charles, Marin Hinkle, Yul Vazquez, Paul Rudd
Tom Reilly (Zach Braff) is a chef in Manhattan who fights with his boss (Paul Rudd) and is fired. Needing money, Tom moves with his pregnant wife Sofia (Amanda Peet) to her hometown where his father-in-law (Charles Grodin) gives him a job at his advertising agency. Tom's new manager is a wheelchair-bound paraplegic, Chip (Jason Bateman), who just happens to be Sofia's high-school boyfriend. To make matters worse, Tom is sure that Chip is scheming to get Sofia back. In an effort to clear the air, Tom sets out to prove that Chip's disability is not for real, and many problems rise to the fore in the process.
|Four Brothers 2005 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: John Singleton
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Andre Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund, Terrence Howard, Josh Charles, Sofia Vergara, Fionnula Flanagan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taraji P. Henson, Barry Shabaka Henley, Kenneth Welsh, Jernard Burks, Tony Nappo, Shawn Singleton
After their foster mother Evelyn Mercer (Fionnula Flanagan) is killed in a grocery store, grown sons Bobby (Mark Wahlberg), Angel (Tyrese Gibson), Jeremiah (Andre Benjamin), and Jack (Garrett Hedlund) reunite for her funeral and decide to investigate the murder and hunt down the killer themselves.
|Little City 1998 R, 89 min.|
Director: Roberto Benabib
Cast: Jon Bon Jovi, Penelope Ann Miller, Josh Charles, Annabella Sciorra, JoBeth Williams, Joanna Going, Joe Bellan, Peter Gardiner, Robert Elross, Anna Getty
As if life isn't bad enough for Adam (Josh Charles): Kate (Joanna Going) left him for a lesbian relationship with Anne (JoBeth Williams); then Nina (Annabella Sciorra) dumped him for his best friend Kevin (Jon Bon Jovi); and now Nina seems to know how to push everyone's buttons and damage relationships within this sextet who mingle at the "Little City."
|Meeting Daddy 2000 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Peter Gould
Cast: Lloyd Bridges, Josh Charles, Alexandra Wentworth, Beau Bridges, Walter Olkewicz, Kristy Swanson, Edie McClurg, Cindy Bridges, Christopher T. Gray, Don Perry, Laura Cayouette
Aspiring Jewish writer Peter Silverblatt (Josh Charles) sets off from California to help his girlfriend Melanie Branson (Alexandra Wentworth) out of a tough situation. Melanie has been visiting her family home in Georgia, where family members (Lloyd Bridges plays the father) turn out to be more than a little eccentric. She had pleaded with Peter to find an excuse to get her back to L.A. earlier than planned. Peter's arrival on the scene sets off a new turn of events.
|Muppets from Space 1999 G, 88 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Director: Tim Hill
Cast: Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Frank Oz, Jeffrey Tambor, F. Murray Abraham, Rob Schneider, Ray Liotta, Pat Hingle, Andie MacDowell, Jerry Nelson, Brian Henson, Kevin Clash, Josh Charles, David Arquette
Gonzo (voice of Dave Goetz) needs to find that space in the universe that his own species inhabits, and he announces his plans on Miss Piggy's (voice of Frank Oz) talk show, "UFO Mania." This draws the attention of evil, COVNET agent K. Edgar Singer (Jeffrey Tambor), and Gonzo becomes his target. Kermit (voice of Steve Whitmire) and the Muppets come to his aid, and now Gonzo must decide whether or not to meet his alien family.
|Our America 2002 R, 95 min.|
Director: Ernest R. Dickerson
Cast: Josh Charles, Roderick Pannell, Brandon Hammond, Vanessa Williams, Serena Lee, Irma P. Hall, Peter Paige, Mykelti Williamson, Gene Mack, Neil Crone, Chris Collins, Dan Willmott
After teenagers Lloyd Newman (Brandon Hammond) and LeAlan Jones (Roderick Pannell) are hired by NPR to work as reporters, they use past knowledge to uncover the gang that was responsible for a five-year-old boy being tossed from a 14th-story window in one of Chicago's housing projects.
|S.W.A.T. 2003 PG-13, 117 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Clark Johnson
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J, Josh Charles, Jeremy Renner, Brian Van Holt, Olivier Martinez, Reg E. Cathey, Larry Poindexter, Page Kennedy, Domenick Lombardozzi, Denis Arndt, James DuMont, Lindsey Ginter
After being kicked off L.A.P.D.'s Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team, Jim Street (Colin Farrell) is given a second chance by Sgt. Dan "Hondo" Harrelson (Samuel L. Jackson) and joins a S.W.A.T. team escorting drug kingpin Alex Montel (Olivier Martinez) to a federal facility in the California desert. The team encounters many problems along the way–including Montel making an offer on live-TV of $1 million to anyone who can get him out of police custody. A well-made police action thriller.
|Seeing Other People 2004 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Wallace Wolodarsky
Cast: Jay Mohr, Julianne Nicholson, Lauren Graham, Bryan Cranston, Josh Charles, Andy Richter, Matthew Davis, Jill Ritchie, Helen Slater, Niki J. Crawford, Nicole Marie Lenz, Mike Faiola, Liz Phair, Sheeri Rappaport, Mitch Morris
With just a couple of months left before their scheduled wedding, Alice (Julianne Nicholson) and Ed (Jay Mohr) agree to allow each other to sow their wild oats. Jealousies erupt, the couple calls off the experiment, and they make the wise choice of settling down to a life of monogamy.
|Threesome 1994 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Andrew Fleming
Cast: Lara Flynn Boyle, Stephen Baldwin, Josh Charles, Alexis Arquette, Martha Gehman, Michele Matheson, Joanne Baron, Mark Arnold, Jennifer Lawler, Jack Breschard, Jillian Johns, Amy Ferioli, Katherine Kousi, Kathleen Beaton, Jason Workman
A trio of college students–Eddy, Stuart, and Alex (Josh Charles, Stephen Baldwin, and Lara Flynn Boyle–makes the best of an error in room assignments when the computer assigns Alex to the males' room. They learn about friendship and honesty while living with the situation.
|1. Crossing the Bridge (1992)|
2. Dead Poets Society (1989)
3. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
4. The Ex (2007)
5. Four Brothers (2005)
6. Little City (1998)
7. Meeting Daddy (2000)
8. Muppets from Space (1999)
9. Our America (2002)
10. S.W.A.T. (2003)
11. Seeing Other People (2004)
12. Threesome (1994)
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