|The Air I Breathe 2007 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance / Thriller
Director: Jieho Lee
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Brendan Fraser, Forest Whitaker, Julie Delpy, Clark Gregg, Emile Hirsch, Andy Garcia, Kelly Hu, Evan Parke, Taylor Nichols, Victor Rivers, Cecilia Suarez, Todd Stashwick, Jon Bernthal
Four stories–based on the Chinese proverb that happiness, sorrow, pleasure, and love are the four cornerstones of emotions and make up the air we breathe–interconnect as people come to crossroads in their lives. Crime boss Fingers (Andy Garcia) is at the center as the one in a position to control destinies of four people. Happiness (Forest Whitaker) is a business executive who is told a race is rigged and bets everything. Sorrow (Sara Michelle Gellar) is pop singer Trista who faces losing her career when she cuts off all ties to her manager. Love (Kevin Bacon) is a doctor who must treat Gina (Julie Delpy) who had turned him down romantically. Last but not least, Pleasure (Brendan Fraser) is a criminal who deals with his premonitions and his failure to change the future.
|The Air Up There 1994 PG, 106 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Comedy
Director: Paul Michael Glaser
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Charles Gitonga Maina, Yolanda Vazquez, Winston Ntshona, Sean McCann, Mabutho "Kid" Sithole, Dennis Patrick, Ilo Mutombo, Nigel Miguel, Eric Menyuk, Keith Gibbs, Miriam Owiti, Francis Mutei, Gibson Gathu Mbugua, Douglas Leboyare
In an attempt to recruit a new player for his basketball team, Jimmy Dolan (Kevin Bacon) travels to an African village. He learns that his recruit, Saleh (Charles Gitonga Maina), is the son of tribal chief Uradu (Winston Ntshona), and, hoping to convince Uradu to allow his son to travel to America, Jimmy becomes involved in the local community. In the process, Jimmy finds himself in the middle of a battle with businessman Nyaga (Mabutho "Kid" Sithole) who is stealing cattle to drive Uradu's tribe off their land.
|Apollo 13 1995 PG, 145 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Joe Spano, Xander Berkeley, Miko Hughes, Max Elliott Slade, Jean Speegle Howard, Tracy Reiner, Chris Ellis
Often, real life is better than fiction. This true story of the ill-fated, 1970's Apollo 13 space mission that suffered an explosion in the command module, is gripping from beginning to end. "Houston, we have a problem" is the message sent from the astronauts–mission leader Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon), and Fred Haise (Bill Paxton)–while on their lunar landing mission. At Mission Control, leader Gene Kranz (Ed Harris) and the original mission commander Ken Mattingly (Gary Sinise) work together with technicians and scientists to bring the crew home alive. The film won Academy Awards for Best Film Editing and Sound and had several nominations, including Best Picture and Supporting Actor (Ed Harris).
|Balto 1995 G, 74 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure
Director: Simon Wells
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Phil Collins, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings, Jack Angel, Danny Mann, Robbie Rist, Miriam Margolyes, Jennifer Blanc, Michael McShane, Donald Sinden
Based on a true-life adventure, this is the animated feature film about Balto, a sled dog leading his pack through an Alaskan storm to deliver an anti-toxin to those suffering from diphtheria in Nome. There is a statue of a sled dog in New York's Central Park commemorating this feat of Balto and the other sled dogs.
|Beauty Shop 2005 PG-13, 105 min.|
Director: Bille Woodruff
Cast: Queen Latifah, Alicia Silverstone, Andie MacDowell, Alfre Woodard, Mena Suvari, Della Reese, Golden Brooks, Laura Hayes, Paige Hurd, Little JJ, LisaRaye, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Kevin Bacon, Sherri Shepherd, Kimora Lee
After moving from Chicago to Atlanta to allow her daughter, Vanessa (Paige Hurd), to attend a prestigious music school, Gina (Queen Latifah) opens a beauty salon and hires stylists to attract customers who enjoy their talents AND their unique personalities.
|The Big Picture 1989 PG-13, 100 min.|
Director: Christopher Guest
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Emily Longstreth, J.T. Walsh, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael McKean, Kim Miyori, Teri Hatcher, Martin Short, Jason Gould, Eddie Albert, Dan Schneider, Don Franklin, Gary Kroeger, Alice Hirson, Grant Owens
A film school student, Nick Chapman (Kevin Bacon) makes a good short film and expects to be welcomed with open arms into the world of show business. Now, after graduation, he finds that making it big in Hollywood is not as easy as he thought.
|Cavedweller 2004 R, 101 min.|
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
Cast: Kyra Sedgwick, Aidan Quinn, Kevin Bacon, Sherilyn Fenn, Regan Arnold, Jill Scott, April Mullen, Vanessa Zima, Jackie Burroughs, Myron Natwick, Panou, Edie Inksetter, Brian Paul
After her rocker husband (Kevin Bacon) dies, musician Delia Byrd (Kyra Sedgwick) packs up her rebellious daughter Cissy (Regan Arnold) and returns to her Southern town to begin life anew with the now-teenage daughters–Dede (April Mullen) and Amanda (Vanessa Zima)–who she abandoned years ago. But the girls now live with ex-husband Clint's (Aidan Quinn) mother (Jackie Burroughs), and Delia must find courage to deal with once-abusive Clint if she wants to see her daughters.
|Criminal Law 1989 R, 113 min.|
Director: Martin Campbell
Cast: Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Karen Young, Tess Harper, Joe Don Baker, Sean McCann, Ron Lea, Karen Woolridge, Tyrone Benskin
After an attorney (Gary Oldman) successfully defends an accused murderer, he discovers that not only was he indeed guilty, but he intends to kill again.
|Death Sentence 2007 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: James Wan
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Garrett Hedlund, Kelly Preston, Jordan Garrett, Stuart Lafferty, Aisha Tyler, John Goodman, Matt O'Leary, Edi Gathegi, Hector Atreyu Ruiz, Kanin Howell, Dennis Keiffer, Leigh Whannell
Nick Hume (Kevin Bacon) is part of an ideal family with his wife Helen (Kelly Preston) and sons Lucas (Jordan Garrett) and Brendan (Stuart Lafferty). All goes well until the day Brendan is murdered by a gang of thugs. Nick is an eyewitness and names Joe Darley (Matt O'Leary) as the killer. But, when Nick learns about a plea bargain, he withdraws his testimony, takes the law into his own hands, and kills Joe. Now the remaining gang members target Nick's family, and the bloodbaths continue.
|The Demon Murder Case 1983 TV, 100 min.|
aka: The Rhode Island Murders
Director: William Hale
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Liane Langland, Eddie Albert, Andy Griffith, Cloris Leachman, Richard Masur, Ken Kercheval, Joyce Van Patten, Charles Fields
This made-for-TV drama involves the efforts of a dermatologist (Andy Griffith), a psychic (Cloris Leachman), and a priest (Eddie Albert) to exorcise evil spirits from their client.
|Destination Anywhere 1997 N/R, 45 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical
Director: Mark Pellington
Cast: Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Moore, Annabella Sciorra, Kevin Bacon, Whoopi Goldberg, Leah Rubino, Nicky "Pop Anest, Olga Barbato, Vinny Vella, Sidney Annis, Ernie Fierron, Paul D'Amato
Loosely based on songs from Jon Bon Jovi's 1997 album, this film revolves around a young couple–Jon (Jon Bon Jovi) and Janie (Demi Moore)–who deal with problems of alcohol and depression following the hit-and-run death of their only child.
|Digging to China 1998 PG, 98 min.|
Director: Timothy Hutton
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Cathy Moriarty, Evan Rachel Wood, Marian Seldes, Joanne Pankow
Dreaming of a better world occupies 10-year-old Harriet's (Evan Rachel Wood) time as she tries to escape the reality of an alcoholic mother and a trampy, resentful, older sister. Then one day, Harriet meets and bonds with a 30-year-old retarded man, Ricky Schroth (Kevin Bacon). Together, they engage in innocent flights of fancy as they cope with the struggles life has dealt them.
|Diner 1982 R, 110 min.|
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Tim Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser, Kathryn Dowling, Michael Tucker, Mark Margolis
This episodic film is about young men in Baltimore during the late 1950s who find women as a puzzling phenomenon and meet at a diner to male bond over greasy cheeseburgers, fries, and chocolate malts. Contains Elvis songs.
|End of the Line 1988 PG, 105 min.|
Director: Jay Russell
Cast: Wilford Brimley, Levon Helm, Mary Steenburgen, Barbara Barrie, Bob Balaban, Kevin Bacon, Holly Hunter, Clint Howard, Trey Wilson, Bruce McGill
Protesting the closing of a train yard, railroaders Will Haney (Wilford Brimley) and Leo Pickett (Levon Helm) steal a train engine and head for Chicago where they confront railroad owners.
|Enormous Changes at the Last Minute 1983 N/R, 115 min.|
Director: Mirra Bank, Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer
Cast: Maria Tucci, Sudie Bond, David Strathairn, Ellen Barkin, Ron McLarty, Jeffrey DeMunn, Zvee Scooler, Kevin Bacon
Based on Grace Paley's collection of stories, this trilogy reveals hidden secrets involved in three New York women's lives, depicting meanings behind their successes and failures.
|A Few Good Men 1992 R, 138 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Rob Reiner
Cast: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Pollak, James Marshall, J.T. Walsh, Christopher Guest, Matt Craven, J.A. Preston, Wolfgang Bodison, Xander Berkeley, John M. Jackson, Noah Wyle
A young U.S. Navy attorney, Ltjg. Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise), has virtually no courtroom experience, but he is about to learn that there is more to the legal system than plea-bargaining when he is assigned a murder case at the Marine Corps base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. LCdr. JoAnne Galloway (Demi Moore) is assigned as co-counsel, and she urges Kaffee to look at the law as an exciting field in which to discover truth. Kaffee's case involves two Marines–Pfc. Downey (James Marshall) and Cpl. Dawson (Wolfgang Bodison)–who are accused of murdering a fellow Marine. Kaffee follows Galloway's instructions to look for the truth, and, under questioning, Downey and Dawson reveal that the murder was ordered by Lt. Kendrick (Kiefer Sutherland). Kendrick's senior officer Col. Nathan Jessup (Jack Nicholson) denies any knowledge of Kendrick issuing the order and wants the investigation stopped. Now, Kaffee is determined to find the proof behind the allegations even if it means going head-to-head with tough Col. Jessup. The film received four Academy Award nominations including Best Supporting Actor (Jack Nicholson) and Best Picture.
|Flatliners 1990 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, Kimberly Scott, Joshua Rudoy, Benjamin Mouton, Hope Davis, Aeryk Egan, Sanna Vraa, John Duda, Kesha Reed, Jim Ortlieb, John Duda
Young medical students (Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin, and Oliver Platt) take turns "flatlining" (showing no action on the EKG). After undergoing the flatlining, they all show changes in personality that are directly related to flatlining, and the experience haunts them.
|Footloose 1984 PG, 107 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Chris Penn, Lori Singer, Sarah Jessica Parker, John Laughlin, Frances Lee McCain, Timothy Scott, Elizabeth Gorcey, Jim Youngs, Douglas Dirkson, Lynne Marta, Arthur Rosenberg, Alan Haufrect
This teenage musical is about Ren (Kevin Bacon) whose parents move from Chicago to a town where music and dancing are barred. His love interest is Lori (Dianne Wiest) who is the daughter of Reverend Shaw Moore (John Lithgow) who supports the ban, and that results in a confrontation between Ren and The Reverend. The town council also becomes involved when Ren leads the town's teenagers in a revolt against laws abolishing rock & roll and dancing.
|Forty Deuce 1982 N/R, 89 min.|
Director: Paul Morrissey
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Orson Bean, Tommy Citera, Mark Keyloun, Harris Laskaway, Carol Jean Lewis, Yukio Yamamoto, Esai Morales, John Ford Noonan, Meade Roberts, Rudy DeBellis, Steve Steinlauf
Desperate for money to support his drug habit, young hustler Ricky (Kevin Bacon) tries to sell a young boy to an older man, Mr. Roper (Orson Bean). But, his plans go awry when the boy dies.
|Friday the 13th 1980 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Mystery
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Cast: Betsy Palmer, Harry Crosby, Adrienne King, Kevin Bacon, Laurie Bartram, Mark Nelson, Jeannine Taylor, Peter Brouwer, Ari Lehman, Robbi Morgan, Rex Everhart, Ronn Carroll, Ron Millkie, Walt Gorney, Willie Adams
New Jersey's Crystal Lake summer camp is not quite as peaceful as the brochures indicated when, one-by-one, the counselors who re-opened it under the leadership of Steve Christy (Peter Brouwer) are hacked to death by the masked killer Jason (Ari Lehman). The camp had been reopened after 20 years following its closure because of mysterious murders at the camp. Fun for fans of horror shows. 2 User Reviews
|A exelent film one of my favrots||Anonymous 10/27/2013 |
|Awesome||coltensplat 11/17/2011 |
| It's Mrs. Voorhees killing everyone not Jason.|
|Frost/Nixon 2008 R, 122 min.|
Director: Ron Howard
Cast: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Rebecca Hall, Toby Jones, Matthew Macfadyen, Oliver Platt, Sam Rockwell, Patty McCormack, Andy Milder, Kate Jennings Grant, Geoffrey Blake, Gabriel Jarret, Jim Meskimen, Clint Howard
This film analyzes events before, during, and after the 1977 television interview of Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) by David Frost (Michael Sheen) during which they dealt with questions about the Watergate scandal that brought down Nixon's presidency. Nixon chose Frost as the man to interview him, and the result, as is demonstrated in this film, was a battle of wits. The film received five Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, Actor (Langella), and Director
|The Gift 1979 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Don Taylor
Cast: Glenn Ford, Gary Frank, Julie Harris, Kevin Bacon, M. Emmet Walsh, Tom Clancy, Pat Corley, Maggie Cooper, Harry Gold, Antony Ponzini, Jane Hoffman, Mitchell Group, Allison Argo
Set in the 1950s, this thoughtful made-for-TV movie is about a sailor, Pete Devlin (Gary Frank) who returns to his old neighborhood for Christmas and wants to hook-up with Kathleen. But, he must deal with a not-so-perfect world. Glenn Ford gives a fine performance as the hard-drinking father Billy, and Julie Harris plays the role of Pete's mother Anne.
|He Said, She Said 1991 PG-13, 115 min.|
Director: Ken Kwapis, Marisa Silver
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth Perkins, Sharon Stone, Nathan Lane, Anthony LaPaglia, Stanley Anderson, Danton Stone, Charlayne Woodard, Rita Karin
Competing journalists (Kevin Bacon and Elizabeth Perkins) co-host their talk show. When the show becomes a hit, their personal relationship is almost ruined as they learn that they disagree on almost everything.
|Hero at Large 1980 PG, 98 min.|
Director: Martin Davidson
Cast: John Ritter, Anne Archer, Bert Convy, Kevin McCarthy, Harry Bellaver, Anita Dangler, Allan Rich, Kenneth Tobey, Kevin Bacon, Garry Goodrow
An out-of-work actor (John Ritter) takes on the persona of action hero "Captain Avenger" and meets resistance from local politicians in this silly comedy.
|Hollow Man 2000 R, 114 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Cast: Elisabeth Shue, Kevin Bacon, Josh Brolin, Kim Dickens, Greg Grunberg, Joey Slotnick, Mary Randle, William Devane, Rhona Mitra, Pablo Espinosa, Margot Rose, Jeffrey Scaperrotta, Sarah Bowles, Kelli Scott, Steve Altes
A scientist, Sebastian Caine (Kevin Bacon), unbeknownst to his team–Linda McKay (Elisabeth Shue) and Matthew Kensington (Josh Brolin)–discovers a formula to make people disappear and uses himself as the guinea pig for his experiment. He, in fact, does become invisible but in the process uncovers a side effect: he is becoming abnormally aggressive and proves a threat to his cohorts.
|In the Cut 2003 R, 113 min.|
Director: Jane Campion
Cast: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kevin Bacon, Nick Damici, Sharrieff Pugh, Sunrise Coigney, Michael Nuccio, Alison Nega, Dominick Aries, Susan Gardner, Heather Litteer
Although she is being stalked by ex-lover John (Kevin Bacon), a lonely but determined New York professor, Frannie (Meg Ryan), begins a love affair with James (Mark Ruffalo), a police detective who is investigating a series of murders in her neighborhood. Frannie has good reason to suspect that James is the killer. How long will she keep quiet?
|JFK 1991 R, 189 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Oliver Stone
Cast: Kevin Costner, Sissy Spacek, Joe Pesci, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, Jay O. Sanders, Michael Rooker, Laurie Metcalf, Kevin Bacon, Jack Lemmon, John Candy, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Walter Matthau, Sally Kirkland, Edward Asner
Oliver Stone received Oscar nominations for Best Picture and Director in presenting questions about the Warren Commission and its investigation of the murder of John F. Kennedy. The questions arise when New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner) has doubts about the FBI's official story concerning the murder and begins his own investigation. The movie achieved its aim of making citizens more politically aware. Two Academy Awards (Best Cinematography and Film Editing) and four other nominations were received.
|The Little Sister 1985 TV, 100 min.|
The Tender Age
Director: Jan Egleson
Cast: John Savage, Tracy Pollan, Roxanne Hart, Jack Kehoe, Henry Tomaszewski, Richard Jenkins, Lauree Berger, Patty Collinge, Vanessa Hill, Peter Gerety, Ted Kazanoff, David F. Wheeler, Kevin Bacon
In this made-for-TV movie, probation officer Tim Donovan (John Savage) tries to help 18-year-old Nicki Davis (Tracy Pollan) change her lifestyle, which consists of hanging around with her drug-dealing boyfriend. In the process of aiding Nicki, Tim uncovers a dark secret in her past involving an incestuous relationship with her father (Richard Jenkins).
|Losing Chase 1996 R, 92 min.|
Director: Kevin Bacon
Cast: Helen Mirren, Kyra Sedgwick, Beau Bridges, Michael Yarmush, Lucas Denton, Elva Mai Hoover, Nancy Beatty, Rino Romano, Simon Reynolds, Ron Gabriel
In Kevin Bacon's directorial debut, he presents this story of Chase Philips (Helen Mirren) who returns home to Martha's Vineyard to recover from her nervous breakdown. The story centers on Chase's growing relationship with Elizabeth Cole (Kyra Sedgwick), a younger woman hired to take care of the Philips children.
|Loverboy 2006 R, 86 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Kevin Bacon
Cast: Kyra Sedgwick, Dominic Scott Kay, Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Blair Brown, Oliver Platt, Marisa Tomei, Sandra Bullock, Campbell Scott, Carolyn McCormick, John Lafayette, Melissa Errico, Sosie Bacon, Travis Bacon
Emily (Kyra Sedgwick) was neglected by her own parents (Kevin Bacon and Marisa Tomei) and is now a possessive mother. "Loverboy" is the name Emily (Kyra Sedgwick) has given to her six-year-old son, Paul (Dominic Scott Kay). But, Paul wants to be with kids his own age and to attend school. Throughout the tribulations, Emily remembers through flashbacks her own dysfunctional family and what she endured growing up that made her the kind of mother she is today.
|Mister Roberts 1984 TV, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Melvin Bernhardt
Cast: Robert Hays, Charles Durning, Kevin Bacon, Marilu Henner, Howard Hesseman, Charley Lang, Raye Birk, Peter Jason, Joe Pantoliano, Christopher Murray, Tyler Tyhurst, John Walcutt, Bruce Wright
Kevin Bacon took on the role of Ens. Pulver in this live production on TV in 1984, while Robert Hays played Lt(jg). Doug Roberts. Both men serve under their calculating captain (Charles Durning), and each deals differently with their unique situations.
|Murder in the First 1995 R, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Marc Rocco
Cast: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz, Brad Dourif, R. Lee Ermey, William H. Macy, Stephen Tobolowsky, Stefan Gierasch, Mia Kirshner, Amanda Borden, Ben Slack, Kyra Sedgwick, Alex Bookston, Richie Allan
Based on a true story, this film relates the violence and horror of Alcatraz Prison. Inmate Henri Young (Kevin Bacon) should never have been there in the first place because his crime was stealing five dollars from the post office. Young tries to escape but is captured and brought back to Alcatraz where he now spends three years and two months in solitary confinement. Upon release from solitary, Young kills another inmate. During his murder trial, Young's lawyer, James Stamphill (Christian Slater), claims that Alcatraz turned his client into a homicidal maniac.
|My Dog Skip 2000 PG, 95 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Jay Russell
Cast: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson, Caitlin Wachs, Bradley Coryell, Daylan Honeycutt, Cody Linley, Clint Howard, Harry Connick Jr., Peter Crombie, Mark Beech, Susan Carol Davis, David Pickens, Lucile Doan Ewing
Based on Willie Morris' Pulitzer Prize-winning book, this story–set in Yazoo, Mississippi, during 1942–is about shy nine-year-old Willie (Frankie Muniz) who forms a partnership with his new dog, Skip. In this boy-and-his-dog story, the segregated South is observed through young Willie's eyes.
|Mystic River 2003 R, 137 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Clint Eastwood
Cast: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney, Kevin Chapman, Adam Nelson, Emmy Rossum, Cameron Bowen, Tom Guiry, Spencer Treat Clark, Eli Wallach, Andrew Mackin, Robert Wahlberg
Three childhood friends–Jimmy (Sean Penn), Dave (Tim Robbins), and Sean (Kevin Bacon)–reunite after Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter, Katie (Emmy Rossum), is found murdered. Sean is a policeman assigned to the case and finds clues pointing to Dave who had been abused as a boy. He must also deal with Jimmy's rage. Great acting in this one. Sean Penn won an Oscar for Best Actor, and Tim Robbins won for Best Supporting Actor. The film also received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture, Supporting Actress (Marcia Gay Harden) for her role as Dave's wife Celeste, and Director.
|National Lampoon's Animal House 1978 R, 109 min.|
aka: Animal House
Director: John Landis
Cast: John Belushi, Tim Matheson, Karen Allen, Donald Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, John Vernon, Verna Bloom, Tom Hulce, Cesare Danova, Mary Louise Weller, Peter Riegert, Stephen Furst, Bruce McGill, James Daughton, Mark Metcalf
This movie set a trend for several films to come. Faber College's Dean Wormer (John Vernon) plots with Greg Marmalard (James Daughton) of Omega fraternity to rid the campus of the disreputable Delta House fraternity. The fraternity boys–seniors Otter (Tim Matheson), D-Day (Bruce McGill), Boon (Peter Riegert), and "Bluto" Blutarsky (John Belushi)–at the Delta House provide plenty of laughs as they party, chase coeds, and battle school authorities.
|Novocaine 2001 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Thriller
Director: David Atkins
Cast: Steve Martin, Helena Bonham Carter, Laura Dern, Elias Koteas, Scott Caan, Keith David, Lynne Thigpen, Chelcie Ross, Polly Noonan, JoBe Cerny, Kevin Bacon
Successful dentist Frank Sangster (Steve Martin) is enjoying a well-ordered life–engaged to his very capable dental hygienist, Jean (Laura Dern), and planning to live out a normal life. Enter Susan (Helena Bonham Carter) into the picture. Susan arrives for a root canal, and, before it is all over, Frank is up to his eye teeth in sex, narcotics thefts, and murder.
|Only When I Laugh 1981 R, 120 min.|
Director: Glenn Jordan
Cast: Marsha Mason, Kristy McNichol, Joan Hackett, James Coco, David Dukes, Kevin Bacon, John Bennett Perry, Ed Moore, Ellen La Gamba, Byron Webster
Based on Neil Simon's play "The Gingerbread Lady," this is the story of alcoholic actress Georgia Hines who tries to change the course of her life and form a meaningful relationship with her daughter, Polly (Kristy McNichol). Marsha Mason earned an Academy Award nomination for her role in this film and Coco and Hackett were nominated for Supporting Actor and Actress.
|Picture Perfect 1997 PG-13, 105 min.|
Director: Glenn Gordon Caron
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Jay Mohr, Kevin Bacon, Olympia Dukakis, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Dunn, Anne Twomey, Faith Prince, John Rothman, Margaret Gibson
Kate Mosley (Jennifer Aniston) is an ad copywriter who launches a very successful campaign but loses out on a promotion she deserves. The fun begins when she hires Nick (Jay Mohr) to play her boyfriend, and sparks fly.
|Planes, Trains & Automobiles 1987 R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure / Drama
Director: John Hughes
Cast: Steve Martin, John Candy, William Windom, Edie McClurg, Kevin Bacon, Laila Robins, Michael McKean, Dylan Baker, Diana Douglas, Martin Ferrero, Carol Bruce, Olivia Burnette, Larry Hankin, Richard Herd, Susan Kellermann
Marketing executive Neal Page (Steve Martin) and shower curtain ring salesman Del Griffith (John Candy) join forces in an agonizingly difficult trip from New York to Chicago for the Thanksgiving holiday. They appear to have nothing in common, and Neal is easily irritated by the obnoxious Del. But, after experiencing a trip where everything goes wrong, the two appear to be friends by the time they finally reach Chicago.
|Pyrates 1991 R, 98 min.|
Director: Noah Stern
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Bruce Payne, Kristin Dattilo, Buckley Norris, Deborah Falconer, David Pressman, Raymond O'Connor
Ari (Kevin Bacon) and Sam (Kyra Sedgwick) fall in love, have sex, and discover that their sexual encounters are so intense that the sparks erupt and set actual fires.
|Queens Logic 1991 R, 112 min.|
Director: Steve Rash
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Linda Fiorentino, John Malkovich, Joe Mantegna, Ken Olin, Tony Spiridakis, Tom Waits, Chloe Webb, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jodie Markell, Michael Zelniker, Kelly Bishop, Terry Kinney, Ed Marinaro, Wendy Gazelle
Old friends Al, Dennis, and Eliot (Joe Mantegna, Kevin Bacon, and John Malkovich) reunite for Ray's wedding to Patricia (Chloe Webb) in their hometown, the borough of Queens–an event that provides the impetus for self-discoveries.
|Quicksilver 1986 PG, 106 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Thomas Michael Donnelly
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriquez, Rudy Ramos, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Laurence Fishburne, Andrew Smith, Louie Anderson, Charles McCaughan, David Harris, Whitney Kershaw, Joshua Shelley, Georgann Johnson, Nelson Vails, Lou Dinos
Using his unique talent for investing on Wall Street, young Jack Casey (Kevin Bacon) invests and loses it all in a moment of genius which, unfortunately, fails. The story tells about life on the streets in San Francisco.
|The River Wild 1994 PG-13, 108 min.|
Genre: Action / Thriller
Director: Curtis Hanson
Cast: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, David Strathairn, Joseph Mazzello, John C. Reilly, William Lucking, Elizabeth Hoffman, Victor Galloway, Benjamin Bratt, Glenn Morshower
Gail (Meryl Streep) and Tom (David Strathairn) try to solve their marital problems by taking son Roarke (Joseph Mazzello) on a rafting trip in Montana. Along the way, they become entangled with robbers on the run who aren't afraid to kill. The climax is a daring attempt to run "the gauntlet", a VERY dangerous white water run. Predictable clone of "Deliverance" with good photography.
|She's Having a Baby 1988 PG-13, 106 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: John Hughes
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin, William Windom, Isabel Garcia Lorca, Holland Taylor, Cathryn Damon, James Ray, Dennis Dugan, Edie McClurg, John Ashton, Paul Gleason, Reba McKinney, Bill Erwin, Larry Hankin
A young couple–Jefferson 'Jake' Edward Briggs (Kevin Bacon) and his wife Kristy (Elizabeth McGovern)–has their problems as they experience marriage, buying a new home, child birth, and other issues if domestic life. In the end, Jake realizes that he hasn't been committed to his wife and married life in general.
|Sleepers 1996 R, 149 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Barry Levinson
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Patric, Brad Pitt, Minnie Driver, Vittorio Gassman, Billy Crudup, Ron Eldard, Terry Kinney, Jonathan Tucker, Geoffrey Wigdor, Brad Renfro, Joseph Perrino
Four boys–Tommy (Jonathan Tucker), John (Geoffrey Wigdor), Michael (Brad Renfro), and Shakes (Joseph Perrino)–from New York's Hell's Kitchen spend time in reform school where they are sexually assaulted by prison guard Nokes (Kevin Bacon). The boys grow up, and Tommy (now played by Billy Crudup) and John (now played by Ron Eldard) kill Nokes in an act of revenge. The other two, newspaperman Shakes (now played by Jason Patric) and Assistant District Attorney Michael (now played by Brad Pitt), come to their aid along with Father Bobby (Robert De Niro).
|Starting Over 1979 R, 105 min.|
Director: Alan J. Pakula
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh, Candice Bergen, Charles Durning, Frances Sternhagen, Mary Kay Place, Charles Kimbrough, Austin Pendleton, Jay O. Sanders, MacIntyre Dixon, Alfie Wise, Wallace Shawn, Kevin Bacon, Richard Whiting, Sturgis Warner
Divorce from the male point of view is the theme of this film in which Phil Potter (Burt Reynolds) is told to "hit the road" because his wife, Jessica (Candice Bergen), wants to go it alone. He later meets and falls in love with Marilyn (Jill Clayburgh). For their work in this movie, Clayburgh received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, and Bergen was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.
|Stir of Echoes 1999 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror / Thriller
Director: David Koepp
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Dunn, Conor O'Farrell, Zachary David Cope, Stephen Eugene Walker, Mary Kay Cook, Liza Weil, Jennifer Morrison, Lusia Strus, Larry Neumann Jr., Richard Cotovsky, Steve Rifkin, Chalon Williams
It only took one neighborhood party, during which he was briefly hypnotized, for Tom Witzky (Kevin Bacon) to begin experiencing haunting visions. Even more unsettling is the fact that Tom is not the only one seeing the supernatural; his son Jake (Zachary David Cope) talks to those unseen forces. Before long, Tom and Jake become convinced that their house is haunted, and the whole supernatural thing takes quite a toll on Tom.
|Telling Lies in America 1997 PG-13, 101 min.|
Director: Guy Ferland
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Brad Renfro, Maximilian Schell, Calista Flockhart, Paul Dooley, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Luke Wilson, Damen Fletcher, Jerry Swindall, K.K. Dodds
During the 1960s, Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a young Hungarian immigrant trying to find his niche in America. Unfortunately, he is influenced by Billy Magic (Kevin Bacon), a high-living, rock'n'roll disc jockey. Karchy must decide between the splashy arena of fabrication or the more sensible world of truth and honesty.
|Trapped 2002 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Luis Mandoki
Cast: Charlize Theron, Kevin Bacon, Courtney Love, Stuart Townsend, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Dakota Fanning, Gregory Bennett, Steve Rankin, Gary Chalk, Colleen Camp, Jodie Markell, Matt Koby, Gerry Becker, Andrew Airlie, Randi Lynne
When Joe and Cheryl Hickey (Kevin Bacon and Courtney Love) kidnap nine-year-old Abby Jennings (Dakota Fanning) from her wealthy family's home, the Jennings (Charlize Theron and Stuart Townsend) pose problems that are certain to threaten the Hickeys' plan for the "perfect crime."
|Tremors 1990 PG-13, 96 min.|
Director: Ron Underwood
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Bobby Jacoby, Charlotte Stewart, Tony Genaro, Ariana Richards, Richard Marcus
Val and Earl (Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward) are handymen in the tiny, remote, dusty town of Perfection and have decided to head toward civilization. But hideous worm-like creatures start coming up through the sand, and the killing starts. The inept guys must stay and save the day. This humorous takeoff on the 1950s' horror movies is lots of fun. Blood and good special effects abound in what has become a cult classic.
|Where the Truth Lies 2005 N/R, 108 min.|
Director: Atom Egoyan
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Colin Firth, Alison Lohman, Rachel Blanchard, David Hayman, Maury Chaykin, Sonja Bennett, Kathryn Winslow, Michael J. Reynolds, Beau Starr, Deborah Grover, Shannon Lawson
Years ago a girl was found dead in the hotel room of comedy team Lanny Morris and Vince Collins (Kevin Bacon and Colin Firth). Neither one was taken to court over the incident, but now journalist Karen O'Connor (Alison Lohman) tries to uncover facts behind the death.
|Wild Things 1998 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: John McNaughton
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell, Theresa Russell, Denise Richards, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Robert Wagner, Bill Murray, Jeff Perry, Carrie Snodgress, Marc Macaulay, Cory Pendergast, Eduardo Yanez, Toi Svane Stepp, Dennis Neal
High-school guidance counselor Sam Lombardo (Matt Dillon) was named "educator of the year" and prided himself on his accomplishments UNTIL students Suzy (Neve Campbell) and Kelly (Denise Richards) testify that he raped them. Detectives Ray Duquette (Kevin Bacon) and Gloria Perez (Daphne Rubin-Vega)–despite disapproval of the department–begin their investigation into the campaign to destroy Lombardo.
|The Woodsman 2004 R, 85 min.|
Director: Nicole Kassell
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Mos Def, Benjamin Bratt, David Alan Grier, Eve, Kevin Rice, Michael Shannon, Hannah Pilkes, Carlos Leon, Gina Philips, Bobby Prochaska
Paroled pedophile Walter (Kevin Bacon) seeks redemption but finds his goal all but unattainable despite returning to his hometown, getting a job at a lumberyard, and dating Vickie (Kyra Sedgewick).
|1. The Air I Breathe (2007)|
2. The Air Up There (1994)
3. Apollo 13 (1995)
4. Balto (1995)
5. Beauty Shop (2005)
6. The Big Picture (1989)
7. Cavedweller (2004)
8. Criminal Law (1989)
9. Death Sentence (2007)
10. The Demon Murder Case (1983)
aka: The Rhode Island Murders
11. Destination Anywhere (1997)
12. Digging to China (1998)
13. Diner (1982)
14. End of the Line (1988)
15. Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (1983)
16. A Few Good Men (1992)
17. Flatliners (1990)
18. Footloose (1984)
19. Forty Deuce (1982)
20. Friday the 13th (1980)
21. Frost/Nixon (2008)
22. The Gift (1979)
23. He Said, She Said (1991)
24. Hero at Large (1980)
25. Hollow Man (2000)
26. In the Cut (2003)
27. JFK (1991)
28. Lemon Sky (1988)
29. The Little Sister (1985)
aka: The Tender Age
30. Losing Chase (1996)
31. Loverboy (2006)
32. Mister Roberts (1984)
33. Murder in the First (1995)
34. My Dog Skip (2000)
35. Mystic River (2003)
36. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
aka: Animal House
37. Novocaine (2001)
38. Only When I Laugh (1981)
39. Picture Perfect (1997)
40. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
41. Pyrates (1991)
42. Queens Logic (1991)
43. Quicksilver (1986)
44. The River Wild (1994)
45. She's Having a Baby (1988)
46. Sleepers (1996)
47. Starting Over (1979)
48. Stir of Echoes (1999)
49. Telling Lies in America (1997)
50. Trapped (2002)
51. Tremors (1990)
52. Where the Truth Lies (2005)
53. White Water Summer (1987)
aka: Rites of Summer
54. Wild Things (1998)
55. The Woodsman (2004)
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