|The American President 1995 PG-13, 115 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance / Fantasy
Director: Rob Reiner
Cast: Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox, Anna Deavere Smith, David Paymer, Richard Dreyfuss, Samantha Mathis, John Mahoney, Shawna Waldron, Anne Haney, Nina Siemaszko, Wendie Malick, Beau Billingslea, Joshua Malina
This Bill Clinton-like American President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas) deals with media attention along with criticism when he (a widower) becomes involved with environmental lobbyist Sydney Wade (Annette Bening). Political enemies, including Kansas Senator Bob Rumson (Richard Dreyfuss), have a field day when Shepherd and Wade begin their love affair. This film provides great satire on today's made-for-TV Washington, D.C., politics and how issues get lost in the race for ratings.
|Atlantis: The Lost Empire 2001 PG, 95 min.|
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Family / Fantasy
Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Cast: Michael J. Fox, James Garner, Cree Summer, Don Novello, Phil Morris, Claudia Christian, Jacqueline Obradors, Florence Stanley, David Ogden Stiers, John Mahoney, Corey Burton, Leonard Nimoy, Jim Varney, Jim Cummings, Natalie Strom
Young Milo Thatch (Michael J. Fox) joins an expedition that is searching for the lost continent of Atlantis. While Milo is intent on scientific research, other members of the team–Commander Lyle T. Rourke (James Garner) and Helga Sinclair (Claudia Christian)–have plans for wealth gained from knowledge of Atlantis' mystical power source. Good animated Disney fare.
|Back to the Future 1985 PG, 116 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Sci-Fi
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson, Claudia Wells, Marc McClure, Casey Siemaszko, Billy Zane, Wendie Jo Sperber, George DiCenzo, Frances Lee McCain, James Tolkan, J.J. Cohen
One of the most popular films of the 1980s, this movie is about a boy, Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), from 1985 who is transported to 1955 via a time machine built into a DeLorean automobile by eccentric scientist Emmett Brown (Christopher Lloyd). While visiting the past, he discovers that his parents weren't exactly like they say they were and that he could actually change the course of their lives. Great flick.
|Back to the Future Part II 1989 PG, 105 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Thomas F. Wilson, Harry Waters Jr., Charles Fleischer, Elisabeth Shue, Casey Siemaszko, James Tolkan, Joe Flaherty, Billy Zane, J.J. Cohen, Jeffrey Weissman, Ricky Dean Logan, Jason Scott Lee
The sequel starts where the original ends; this time, Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) must travel to the future and save his kids from being idiots. He encounters Biff (Thomas F. Wilson), the villain of the last film, who steals the time machine to give his 1955 "other self"' knowledge to build an evil empire based on the outcome of sporting events and therefore change time–and Marty's life.
|Back to the Future Part III 1990 PG, 118 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Comedy / Western
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson, Elisabeth Shue, Matt Clark, Richard Dysart, Pat Buttram, Dub Taylor, James Tolkan, Marc McClure, Harry Carey Jr., Christopher Wynn, Mike Watson
Marty (Michael J. Fox) and the Doc (Christopher Lloyd) are back, but now they are living in the 1800s after Doc has been sucked back into the Old West. In spite of Doc Brown's warnings not to use the time machine again, Marty goes back to save his friend's life. Again, he encounters Biff (Thomas F. Wilson), but this time he's Biff's evil ancestor.
|Blue in the Face 1995 R, 88 min.|
Director: Wayne Wang
Cast: Harvey Keitel, Giancarlo Esposito, Roseanne, Michael J. Fox, Mel Gorham, Lily Tomlin, Lou Reed, Mira Sorvino, Madonna, Jim Jarmusch, Jared Harris, Stephen Gevedon, Malik Yoba, Jose Zuniga, Keith David
Based on the improvisations of its actors, this film continues where "Smoke" left off. The six cast members are back, but now they are joined by a bizarre group including Roseanne, Lily Tomlin, and Michael J. Fox. This movie is delightful viewing.
|Bright Lights, Big City 1988 R, 110 min.|
Director: James Bridges
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Kiefer Sutherland, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz, Dianne Wiest, Frances Sternhagen, John Houseman, Jason Robards, Tracy Pollan, William Hickey, Charlie Schlatter, David Warrilow, Alec Mapa, Sam Robards, Gina Belafonte
Based on Jay McInerney's insightful novel, this is the story of Midwesterner Jamie Conway (Michael J. Fox) who heads for New York City to become an author. James has suffered tragedies when his mother (Dianne Wiest) died, and his wife Amanda (Phoebe Cates) left him. He starts working for a major magazine and becomes deeply involved in drugs and alcohol with his friend Tad (Kiefer Sutherland). Jamie is fired from his job, and now has only Tad's cousin Vicky (Tracy Pollan) to come to his much-needed aid.
|Casualties of War 1989 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Drama
Director: Brian De Palma
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey, John C. Reilly, John Leguizamo, Ving Rhames, Sam Robards, Dale Dye, Erik King, Woody Harrelson, Jack Gwaltney, Dan Martin, Steve Larson, John Linton, Thuy Thu Le
This film is based on a true story about five soldiers, led by Sgt. Tony Meserve (Sean Penn), on a march in Vietnam who force a village girl to go with them and end up molesting and then murdering her. PFC Eriksson (Michael J. Fox) is the only soldier who won't participate in their madness. He later brings the soldiers to trial, and they are sentenced to prison.
|Class of 1984 1982 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Mark L. Lester
Cast: Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall, Michael J. Fox, Al Waxman, Lisa Langlois, Stefan Arngrim, Keith Knight, Neil Clifford, Erin Noble, David Gardner, Steve Pernie
A punk-rock gang rules at an inner-city high school in this "devoted-new-teacher-tries-to-bring-compassion-to-the-system" (Perry King) formula story about youth in the 1980s. Followed by "Class of 1999."
|Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam 1987 PG-13, 87 min.|
Director: Bill Couturie
Cast: Robert De Niro, Michael J. Fox, Ellen Burstyn, Kathleen Turner, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Sean Penn, Matt Dillon, Robin Williams, Martin Sheen
Vietnam, from 1964 through 1973, is insightfully examined through letters from military men serving in the war. This film is enhanced by live film footage from the era. Many stars narrated portions of the film.
|Doc Hollywood 1991 PG-13, 103 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Michael Caton-Jones
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, Woody Harrelson, David Ogden Stiers, Frances Sternhagen, George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Mel Winkler, Helen Martin, Roberts Blossom, Macon McCalman, Tom Lacy, Raye Birk, Edye Byrde
Dr. Benjamin Stone (Michael J. Fox) is on his way to a lucrative practice in plastic surgery in Hollywood. Fate steps in on his journey when a car accident in South Carolina brings him to a local hospital in need of a doctor. During his stay in the small town, he falls in love with Lou (Julie Warner) and finds a better purpose in life.
|Don't Drink the Water 1994 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Woody Allen, Mayim Bialik, Julie Kavner, Dom DeLuise, Edward Herrmann, Josef Sommer, Rosemary Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Robert(2) Stanton, Ed Herlihy, Ed Van Nuys
This is the TV adaptation of Woody Allen's 1960s Broadway comedy of an American family–the Hollanders (Woody Allen, Mayim Bailik, and Julie Kavner)–on vacation that is accused of spying while behind the Iron Curtain in the early 1960s. They take refuge in the American Embassy that is being run by the absent ambassador's worthless son Axel McGee (Michael J. Fox). Dated situations but still with funny moments. Previously filmed in 1969.
|For Love or Money 1993 PG, 94 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Anthony Higgins, Gabrielle Anwar, Michael Tucker, Bob Balaban, Isaac Mizrahi, Udo Kier, Dan Hedaya, Bobby Short, Fyvush Finkel, Mike Moyer, Paula Laurence, Donna Mitchell, Debra Monk, Sandra Reaves-Phillips
Doug Ireland (Michael J. Fox) works as a concierge at a New York hotel and dreams of someday opening his own hotel. Christian Hanover (Anthony Higgins) has the needed money and considers helping Doug if Doug will take care of Christian's mistress, Andy Hart (Gabrielle Anwar), when he does not have time for her because he is already married. Doug agrees, but, when he falls in love with Andy, he must choose between love or money.
|The Frighteners 1996 R, 106 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Horror / Thriller
Director: Peter Jackson
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin, Jeffrey Combs, Dee Wallace, Chi McBride, Jim Fyfe, Julianna McCarthy, R. Lee Ermey, Jake Busey, Troy Evans, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Angela Bloomfield, Desmond Kelly
When citizens of Fairwater realize they have a problem with ghosts, they call on the services of ghostbuster Frank Bannister (Michael J. Fox) who has psychic powers that enable him to see ghosts. There have been many mysterious murders in the town, and Bannister joins forces with one victim's widow, Lucy Lunskey (Trini Alvarado), and follows the trail leading to invalid Patricia Bradley (Dee Wallace) and her mother (Julianna McCarthy) to uncover the mystery.
|Greedy 1994 PG-13, 113 min.|
Director: Jonathan Lynn
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Nancy Travis, Kirk Douglas, Olivia d'Abo, Phil Hartman, Ed Begley Jr., Colleen Camp, Kirsten Dunst, Tom Mason, Austin Pendleton, Jere Burns, Bob Balaban, Joyce Hyser, Mary Ellen Trainor, Siobhan Fallon
Money is the root of all evil, and this story has many roots. The three "N"s (nieces, nephews, and nurse) interact as the rich old Uncle Joe (Kirk Douglas) represents a fortune for the taking upon his death. Enter the missing nephew Daniel (Michael J. Fox) to thicken the plot as Uncle Joe refuses to grant their wishes for his early demise.
|The Hard Way 1991 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama
Director: John Badham
Cast: Michael J. Fox, James Woods, Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra, Penny Marshall, John Capodice, Luis Guzman, LL Cool J, Delroy Lindo, Christina Ricci, Mary Mara, Conrad Roberts, George Cheung, Frank Geraci, Sophie Maletsky
A pampered actor, Nick Lang (Michael J. Fox), wants to play a cop in his next movie. In order to research the role, he teams up with a real-life cop, Detective John Moss (James Woods). John happens to be on the trail of a serial killer when Nick meets him and uses the case for Nick's research. Lots of action and laughs.
|High School U.S.A. 1983 TV, 96 min.|
Director: Rodney Amateau
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Nancy McKeon, Todd Bridges, Angela Cartwright, Bob Denver, Dwayne Hickman, Anthony Edwards, Lauri Hendler, Dana Plato, Crystal Bernard, Elinor Donahue, David(1) Nelson
It's the rich "A" group against the "nerds" in this light comedy of high-school life. The rivalry heats up when Jay-Jay (Michael J. Fox) pursues the girlfriend, Beth (Nancy McKeon), of the leader of the "A" group. Plenty of TV celebs in this TV film.
|Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey 1993 G, 84 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama / Comedy
Director: Duwayne Dunham
Cast: Don Ameche, Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Robert Hays, Kim Greist, Don Adler, Ed Bernard, Jean Smart, Veronica Lauren, William Phipps, Frank Roberts, Nurmi Husa
This is a remake of the original Disney "The Incredible Journey." Animals and voices blend into a delightful rendition of an adventure taken by two dogs–young bulldog Chance (voice of Michael J. Fox) and old golden retriever Shadow (voice of Don Ameche)– and one Himalayan cat Sassy (voice of Sally Field). Mistakenly believing that their owners have deserted them, their adventure takes them from their home in Oregon on an incredible trek across the Sierras that happily ends with a family reunion on Thanksgiving Day.
|Interstate 60 2002 R, 116 min.|
Director: Bob Gale
Cast: James Marsden, Gary Oldman, Amy Smart, Kurt Russell, Michael J. Fox, Chris Cooper, Christopher Lloyd, Paul Brogren, Wayne Robson, Melyssa Ade, John Bourgeois, Michael Rhoades, Matthew Edison, Ann-Margret, Amy Stewart
Neal (James Marsden) isn't sure he wants to follow in his lawyer father's footsteps. Rather, he is considering art. Not only that, he routinely dreams of a girl (Amy Smart) who encourages him to pursue art. His decision is aided when immortal One Wish Grant (Gary Oldman) grants him a wish–but Neal must travel on non-existent Interstate 60 to a nonexistent town. On the way, he sees his dream girl on billboards encouraging him on, and he has other adventures as well. What will be the outcome? If this sounds a little like "Back to the Future," it is because Director Bob Gale was the creator and screenwriter for that series, and this is his first directorial effort.
|Letters from Frank 1979 TV, 95 min.|
Director: Edward Parone
Cast: Art Carney, Maureen Stapleton, Mike Farrell, Lew Ayres, Margaret Hamilton, Michael J. Fox, Gail Strickland, Jenny O'Hara, Blu Mankuma
Newspaperman Frank (Art Carney) is forced into retirement due to a computer taking over his work. Frank bucks the system and, with the help of his wife (Maureen Stapleton), succeeds in his efforts to overturn the decision. Nineteen-year-old Michael J. Fox makes his debut in this good film. (The "letters" referred to in the title are those sent to his oldest son (Mike Farrell) expressing frustrations with his situation.)
|Life with Mikey 1993 PG, 90 min.|
Director: James Lapine
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christina Vidal, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper, David Krumholtz, David Huddleston, Christine Baranski, Ruben Blades, Mandy Patinkin, Victor Garber
Down-and-out talent agency director Michael Chapman (Fox) thinks he has found a gold mine in Angie Vega (Vidal) who he is sure is a child prodigy.
|Light of Day 1987 PG-13, 107 min.|
Director: Paul Schrader
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Joan Jett, Gena Rowlands, Jason Miller, Michael McKean, Thomas G. Waites, Cherry Jones, Del Close, Michael Rooker
A brother and sister are struggling band members who take different views on the purity of their art as their family is being torn apart. Rocker Joan Jett can act, too.
|Mars Attacks! 1996 PG-13, 103 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Action / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michael J. Fox, Rod Steiger, Lukas Haas, Tom Jones, Jim Brown, Natalie Portman, Pam Grier, Lisa Marie
Martians in flying saucers invade Lockjaw, Kentucky; Washington, D.C.; and Nevada. President Dale's (Jack Nicholson) science advisor, Prof. Donald Kessler (Pierce Brosnan), tells him the purpose of their arrival is peaceful.. But, General Decker (Rod Steiger) advises the President to annihilate them. Meanwhile, the aliens are actually in the process of "vaporizing" Earth's inhabitants with their ray-guns while President Dale and Nevada land speculator Art Land (also played by Nicholson) rise and fall with the occasion.
|The Secret of My Succe$s 1987 PG-13, 110 min.|
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton, John Pankow, Fred Gwynne, Mercedes Ruehl, Christopher Murney, Gerry Bamman, Carol Ann Susi, Elizabeth Franz, Drew Snyder, Susan Kellerman, Barton Heyman, Ira Wheeler
Young Brantley Foster (Michael J. Fox) heads for the Big Apple with lots of dreams and ambitions. Once he gets there, his uncle, Howard Prescott (Richard Jordan), gives Brantley a mailroom job in his corporation. Reality hits Brantley head on with a menial job and squalid apartment. Not discouraged, he continues to look for that big break, and when he meets junior executive Christy Wills (Helen Slater), he sees his chance. To impress Christy, Brantley poses as an executive and finds an empty office in the corporate building that he can pretend that he is working in–all this while trying to keep the secret from his uncle and Christy. Craziness ensues.
|Stuart Little 1999 PG, 92 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Rob Minkoff
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Julia Sweeney, Nathan Lane, Jennifer Tilly, Bruno Kirby, Estelle Getty, Dabney Coleman, Chazz Palminteri, Steve Zahn, David Alan Grier, Stan Freberg, Jeffrey Jones
Based on one of E.B. White's children's classics, this is the light-hearted adventure of a mouse, Stuart (voice of Michael J. Fox), that is adopted by the Little family of NYC. Stuart must overcome obstacles along the way that include his major nemesis, the family cat, Snowbell (voice of Nathan Lane).
|Stuart Little 2 2002 PG, 76 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Rob Minkoff
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Anna Hoelck, Ashley Hoelck, Nathan Lane, Melanie Griffith, Steve Zahn, James Woods, Marc John Jefferies, Angelo Massagli, Brad Garrett, Jim Doughan, Conan McCarty
Stuart (voice of Michael J. Fox) and his now friend and cohort, Snowbell (voice of Nathan Lane), come to the rescue when bird-friend Margalo (voice of Melanie Griffith) vanishes from the Little's family home.
|Teen Wolf 1985 PG, 90 min.|
Director: Rod Daniel
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Scott Paulin, Jay Tarses, James Hampton, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine, Lorie Griffin, Mark Arnold, Matt Adler, Mark Holton
A young man discovers that a biological condition may be advantageous to his personal life and to his high-school basketball team.
|1. The American President (1995)|
2. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
3. Back to the Future (1985)
4. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
5. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
6. Blue in the Face (1995)
7. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
8. Casualties of War (1989)
9. Class of 1984 (1982)
10. Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987)
11. Doc Hollywood (1991)
12. Don't Drink the Water (1994)
13. For Love or Money (1993)
14. The Frighteners (1996)
15. Greedy (1994)
16. The Hard Way (1991)
17. High School U.S.A. (1983)
18. Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
19. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
20. Interstate 60 (2002)
21. Letters from Frank (1979)
22. Life with Mikey (1993)
23. Light of Day (1987)
24. Mars Attacks! (1996)
25. The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
26. Stuart Little (1999)
27. Stuart Little 2 (2002)
28. Teen Wolf (1985)
29. Where the Rivers Flow North (1993)
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