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1997 Independent Spirit Award Winner: Best Supporting Female in Lone Star
1997 Unknown Winner: Best Supporting Female in Lone Star
1997 Unknown Winner: Best Supporting Female in Lone Star

Elizabeth Peña

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Plush  2013  3.3 ★ 100 mins Thrillers Rated: R
After the devastating loss of her brother and songwriting partner, Hayley begins losing her appreciation of life, including her children and husband. Another musician, Enzo, revives her creative spark but also falls in love with her.


The Perfect Family  2011  2.8 ★ 84 mins Comedies Rated: PG-13
When tightly wound suburbanite Eileen Cleary wins her church's coveted Catholic Woman of the Year award, she pushes aside inconvenient truths -- including an alcoholic son, a gay daughter and a philandering son -- in favor of a "perfect" family.


The Perfect Family  2011  3.2 ★ 84 mins Comedy Rated: PG-13
When tightly wound suburbanite Eileen Cleary is nominated for her church's Catholic Woman of the Year award, she pushes aside inconvenient truths, including an alcoholic husband, a gay daughter and a philandering son, in favor of a "perfect" family.


Down for Life  2009  4.4 ★ Drama Rated: R
As the leader of a Latina gang in South Central Los Angeles, Rascal (Jessica Romero) must contend with an escalating war against a rival African-American gang while a persistent teacher (Danny Glover) urges her to pursue her writing talents at an upcoming writer's workshop. The visceral drama, which unfolds over a single day, also features a winning turn by Kate del Castillo as Rascal's doting mother.


Down for Life  2009  4.4 ★ Dramas Rated: R
As the leader of a Latina gang in South Central Los Angeles, Rascal (Jessica Romero) must contend with an escalating war against a rival African-American gang while a persistent teacher (Danny Glover) urges her to pursue her writing talents at an upcoming writer's workshop. The visceral drama, which unfolds over a single day, also features a winning turn by Kate del Castillo as Rascal's doting mother.


Nothing Like the Holidays  2008  3.2 ★ 98 mins Comedy Rated: PG-13
John Leguizmo and Alfred Molina head up an all-star cast in this multicultural ensemble comedy that follows a trio of Puerto Rican siblings -- a Marine, an actress and a businessman -- on their way home to Chicago for a Christmastime family reunion.


Nothing Like the Holidays  2008  3.2 ★ 98 mins Comedies Rated: PG-13 RT:51%
John Leguizmo and Alfred Molina head up an all-star cast in this multicultural ensemble comedy that follows a trio of Puerto Rican siblings -- a Marine, an actress and a businessman -- on their way home to Chicago for a Christmastime family reunion.


Racing for Time  2008  3.9 ★ 86 mins Drama Rated: NR
Charles S. Dutton directs and stars in this Lifetime original movie as a guard working at a Texas correctional facility for troubled youth who creates a track team for female prisoners -- and ultimately changes the course of their lives. Through their hard work toward a common goal, the girls learn to accept their differences. The film was inspired by the true story of a California juvenile detention officer.


Becoming Eduardo  2008  3.5 ★ 85 mins Dramas Rated: NR
At 16, Eddie Corazon (Julian Alcaraz) finds himself suspended between two worlds -- with old friends pulling him toward drugs and delinquency and new friends opening his eyes to literature and learning -- in this film set in rural New Mexico. The balance seems to tip in favor of education when Eddie falls for a university-bound student. But soon poor choices get him sent away to live with an uncle. Here, Eddie has a chance to reinvent himself.


Racing for Time  2008  3.9 ★ 86 mins Dramas Rated: NR
Charles S. Dutton directs and stars in this Lifetime original movie as a guard working at a Texas correctional facility for troubled youth who creates a track team for female prisoners -- and ultimately changes the course of their lives. Through their hard work toward a common goal, the girls learn to accept their differences. The film was inspired by the true story of a California juvenile detention officer.


Becoming Eduardo  2008  3.4 ★ 85 mins Drama Rated: NR
At 16, Eddie Corazon (Julian Alcaraz) finds himself suspended between two worlds -- with old friends pulling him toward drugs and delinquency and new friends opening his eyes to literature and learning -- in this film set in rural New Mexico. The balance seems to tip in favor of education when Eddie falls for a university-bound student. But soon poor choices get him sent away to live with an uncle. Here, Eddie has a chance to reinvent himself.


Dragon Wars  2007  2.8 ★ 90 mins Sci-Fi & Fantasy Rated: PG-13
This Armageddon-fueled thriller focuses on reporter Ethan Kendrick, who's investigating a series of disasters taking place in Los Angeles. He soon discovers that the City of Angels is under siege by huge dragons, and that it's up to him to save it.


Adrift in Manhattan  2007  2.9 ★ 93 mins Dramas Rated: NR  starting 01-Jan-2025
Director Alfredo De Villa weaves a provocative tale about three strangers -- each at a turning point -- whose lives crisscross as they journey through New York City's subway system. While a grief-stricken optometrist is forced to reexamine her life, an artist must confront the onset of blindness, and a photographer has to face his inner demons. The ensemble cast includes Heather Graham, William Baldwin, Elizabeth Pena and Dominic Chianese.


Adrift in Manhattan  2007  2.9 ★ 93 mins Independent Rated: NR
The lives of three strangers cross on New York City's subway system. While a grief-stricken optometrist is forced to reexamine her life, an artist must confront the onset of blindness and a photographer has to face his inner demons.


Goal II: Living the Dream  2007  3.9 ★ 115 mins Drama Rated: PG-13
Kuno Becker reprises his role as soccer star Santiago Munez in the second installment of the Goal! trilogy. After gaining skills and considerable prominence with Newcastle United, Santiago gets his big break when he's transferred to Real Madrid.


Goal! 2: Living the Dream  2007  3.8 ★ 115 mins Dramas Rated: PG-13  until 01-Jan-2025
Kuno Becker reprises his role as soccer star Santiago Munez in the second installment of the Goal! trilogy. After gaining skills and considerable prominence with Newcastle United, Santiago gets his big break when he's transferred to Real Madrid.


Dragon Wars  2007  2.7 ★ 90 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG-13
This Armageddon-fueled thriller focuses on reporter Ethan Kendrick, who's investigating a series of disasters taking place in Los Angeles. He soon discovers that the City of Angels is under siege by huge dragons, and that it's up to him to save it.


Transamerica Nominated For/Won Awards 2005  3.5 ★ 103 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:76%
Bree gets the shock of her life a week before her final sex change surgery when she discovers a son she didn't know she had. After bailing him out of jail, the two set out on a cross-country journey riddled with road bumps.


Sueño  2005  2.9 ★ 108 mins Drama Rated: PG-13
A Mexican immigrant trying to make ends meet in Los Angeles enters a singing contest and achieves the American Dream -- and then some. Before long, he finds himself in a romantic triangle with his middle-aged neighbor and a young veterinary student.


Sueno  2005  2.8 ★ 108 mins Comedies Rated: PG-13
A Mexican immigrant trying to make ends meet in Los Angeles enters a singing contest and achieves the American Dream -- and then some. Before long, he finds himself in a romantic triangle with his middle-aged neighbor and a young veterinary student.


Keep Your Distance  2005  2.9 ★ 94 mins Thrillers Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025
With a rewarding job and a beautiful wife, David Dailey seems to have it all. Yet he has the uneasy feeling that something's not right, a suspicion that grows even stronger when he begins receiving anonymous notes warning that his life is about to change for the worse. While David senses he's being watched, he has no idea who's watching.


How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer  2005  2.7 ★ 128 mins Dramas Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025 
Mexican-American family matriarch Dona Genoveva (Lucy Gallardo), her divorced daughter Lolita (Elizabeth Peña) and teenage granddaughter Blanca (America Ferrera) all tinker with love during one sleepy summer in their Arizona border town. Dona's driving lessons take an unexpected turn, while things heat up at the butcher shop where Lolita works, and Blanca cooks up some romance for herself. This charming drama received a Grand Jury Prize n...


Down in the Valley  2005  2.9 ★ 114 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:51%
Harlan (Oscar nominee Edward Norton), a swaggering stranger who's convinced he's a cowboy, looks like a knight in shining armor to a rebellious teen named Tobe (Evan Rachel Wood), a girl who's growing up fast on the edge of the San Fernando Valley. But are Harlan's delusions strong enough to overpower the grim realities of her life? Rory Culkin, David Morse and Bruce Dern co-star in this modern-day Western with a twist.


Keep Your Distance  2005  3.0 ★ 94 mins Thrillers Rated: R
With a rewarding job and a beautiful wife, David Dailey seems to have it all. Yet he has the uneasy feeling that something's not right, a suspicion that grows even stronger when he begins receiving anonymous notes and ominous warnings.


How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer  2005  2.8 ★ 128 mins Drama Rated: R
Mexican-American family matriarch Dona Genoveva (Lucy Gallardo), her divorced daughter Lolita (Elizabeth Peña) and teenage granddaughter Blanca (America Ferrera) all tinker with love during one sleepy summer in their Arizona border town. Dona's driving lessons take an unexpected turn, while things heat up at the butcher shop where Lolita works, and Blanca cooks up some romance for herself. This charming drama received a Grand Jury Prize n...


Transamerica  2005  3.5 ★ 103 mins Drama Rated: R
Bree gets the shock of her life a week before her final sex change surgery when she learns that she has a son. After bailing him out of jail, the two set out on a cross-country journey riddled with road bumps.


Down in the Valley  2005  3.0 ★ 114 mins Drama Rated: R
Harlan (Oscar nominee Edward Norton), a swaggering stranger who's convinced he's a cowboy, looks like a knight in shining armor to a rebellious teen named Tobe (Evan Rachel Wood), a girl who's growing up fast on the edge of the San Fernando Valley. But are Harlan's delusions strong enough to overpower the grim realities of her life? Rory Culkin, David Morse and Bruce Dern co-star in this modern-day Western with a twist.


Suburban Madness  2004  3.3 ★ 89 mins Dramas Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025 
When Clara Harris, a middle-aged orthodontist and mother, hires private eye Bobbi Bacha to stake out Clara's two-timing spouse, Bacha ends up filming her enraged client repeatedly running over her husband with her Mercedes-Benz -- and killing him.


Maya & Miguel: Twice the Fun  2004  2.9 ★ 88 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
In this children's series that celebrates cultural diversity, curious 10-year-old twins Maya and Miguel encounter all kinds of adventures around their neighborhood. In this collection of three episodes, Maya decides to open up a restaurant after listening to Abuela Elena talk about the old days. And Maya gets into trouble when she finds her brother's love letter to a pretty classmate. Lucy Liu and Erik Estrada lend their voices to the series.


Suburban Madness  2004  3.4 ★ 89 mins Drama Rated: R
When Clara Harris, a middle-aged orthodontist and mother, hires private eye Bobbi Bacha to stake out Clara's two-timing spouse, Bacha ends up filming her enraged client repeatedly running over her husband with her Mercedes-Benz -- and killing him.


Hollywood Mom's Mystery  2004  2.5 ★ 90 mins Comedy Rated: NR
Struggling children's book illustrator Lucy Freers (Justine Bateman), her young daughter Chloe (Holliston Coleman) and her ne'er-do-well husband, Kit (Andrew McCarthy), live in Beverly Hills, where Lucy's constantly appalled by the decadence of her Hollywood neighbors. Julia Prentice (Angie Everhart), a trophy wife, is probably the worst example. But soon, Julia's found dead floating face down in Lucy's swimming pool. Question is: whodunit?


The Incredibles Nominated For/Won Awards 2004  4.1 ★ 115 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG RT:97%
Bob Parr (voiced by Craig T. Nelson) has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife (Holly Hunter) in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume. Jason Lee, Samuel L. Jackson and Elizabeth Peña lend their voices to this Academy Award-winning Pixar charmer from writer-director Brad Bird.


The Incredibles  2004  4.1 ★ 115 mins Children & Family Rated: PG
After a string of lawsuits forces a family of superheroes to rein in their powers and go into hiding in suburbia, a mysterious source asks the out-of-shape patriarch, Mr. Incredible, for help -- but it's a trap.


Maya & Miguel: Funny Fix-Ups  2004  3.0 ★ 88 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
In this children's series that celebrates cultural diversity, curious 10-year-old twins Maya and Miguel encounter all kinds of adventures around their neighborhood. In this collection of episodes, Maya decides to play matchmaker and set up Abuela Elena on a date. And there's no telling what will happen when Maya and her friends become feng shui home decorators. Lucy Liu and Erik Estrada lend their voices to the series.


Maya & Miguel: Twice the Fun  2004  2.9 ★ 88 mins Children & Family Rated: NR
In this children's series that celebrates cultural diversity, curious 10-year-old twins Maya and Miguel encounter all kinds of adventures around their neighborhood. In this collection of three episodes, Maya decides to open up a restaurant after listening to Abuela Elena talk about the old days. And Maya gets into trouble when she finds her brother's love letter to a pretty classmate. Lucy Liu and Erik Estrada lend their voices to the series.


Maya & Miguel: Funny Fix-Ups  2004  3.0 ★ 88 mins Children & Family Rated: NR
In this children's series that celebrates cultural diversity, curious 10-year-old twins Maya and Miguel encounter all kinds of adventures around their neighborhood. In this collection of episodes, Maya decides to play matchmaker and set up Abuela Elena on a date. And there's no telling what will happen when Maya and her friends become feng shui home decorators. Lucy Liu and Erik Estrada lend their voices to the series.


Hollywood Mom's Mystery  2004  2.5 ★ 90 mins Comedies Rated: NR
Struggling children's book illustrator Lucy Freers (Justine Bateman), her young daughter Chloe (Holliston Coleman) and her ne'er-do-well husband, Kit (Andrew McCarthy), live in Beverly Hills, where Lucy's constantly appalled by the decadence of her Hollywood neighbors. Julia Prentice (Angie Everhart), a trophy wife, is probably the worst example. But soon, Julia's found dead floating face down in Lucy's swimming pool. Question is: whodunit?


ZigZag  2002  3.2 ★ 101 mins Dramas Rated: R
Autistic 15-year-old Zig Zag's (Sam Jones III) complex relationship with his crooked, abusive father (Wesley Snipes) leads to trouble in this gritty urban drama. With help from his Big Brother mentor, Dean (John Leguizamo), Zig Zag tries to clean up his act but only lands himself in more hot water. He steals money from his boss to help his dad pay rent, and now his only hope of avoiding juvenile hall is to return the money before he's caught.


Ten Tiny Love Stories  2002  2.8 ★ 97 mins Drama Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025   
Director Rodrigo García presents a series of monologues from 10 women about the men in their past who made the largest impression on them. The women discuss sex, love, death, loss, failure and other facets of relationships.


Ten Tiny Love Stories  2002  2.7 ★ 97 mins Dramas Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025 
A heartfelt, racy and honest look into the female heart, director Rodrigo Garcia's second film presents a series of monologues from 10 women about the man in their past who made the largest impression on them. Dealing with sex, love, death, loss, failure and other facets of male-female relationships -- and the human condition in general -- these stories focus on memory as the women's only connection to the men who affected them.


ZigZag  2002  3.2 ★ 101 mins Drama Rated: R
Autistic 15-year-old Zig Zag's (Sam Jones III) complex relationship with his crooked, abusive father (Wesley Snipes) leads to trouble in this gritty urban drama. With help from his Big Brother mentor, Dean (John Leguizamo), Zig Zag tries to clean up his act but only lands himself in more hot water. He steals money from his boss to help his dad pay rent, and now his only hope of avoiding juvenile hall is to return the money before he's caught.


Impostor  2001  3.4 ★ 102 mins Sci-Fi & Fantasy Rated: PG-13
In 2079, a well-respected scientist with the perfect life wakes up one morning to find himself suspected of being a replicant planted by aliens. Now, he must do everything in his power to prove his identity and his innocence.


Things Behind the Sun  2001  3.1 ★ 120 mins Drama Rated: R
A rock journalist pitches a story about an underground singer-songwriter who makes a name for herself with a powerful song about rape. But his interest runs deeper than her music -- he has a personal connection to the crime.


Tortilla Soup  2001  3.6 ★ 103 mins Comedies Rated: PG-13 RT:74%  until 01-Jan-2025
In director María Ripoll's bilingual drama, widower Martin Naranjo (Hector Elizondo) is a Los Angeles restaurateur with a booming business and three headstrong daughters (Jacqueline Obradors, Tamara Mello and Elizabeth Peña), who are all on the verge of leaving the house to pursue their individual destinies. He knows he must let go, but things get even more complicated when brassy neighbor Hortensia (Raquel Welch) sets her sights on ...


Impostor Streamable in Canada 2001  3.3 ★ 102 mins Sci-Fi & Fantasy Rated: PG-13 RT:22%
In 2079, a well-respected scientist with the perfect life wakes up one morning to find himself suspected of being a replicant planted by aliens. Now, he must do everything in his power to prove his identity and his innocence.


Tortilla Soup  2001  3.6 ★ 103 mins Comedy Rated: PG-13
In director María Ripoll's bilingual drama, widower Martin Naranjo (Hector Elizondo) is a Los Angeles restaurateur with a booming business and three headstrong daughters (Jacqueline Obradors, Tamara Mello and Elizabeth Peña), who are all on the verge of leaving the house to pursue their individual destinies. He knows he must let go, but things get even more complicated when brassy neighbor Hortensia (Raquel Welch) sets her sights on ...


Things Behind the Sun Nominated For/Won Awards 2001  3.1 ★ 120 mins Dramas Rated: R  starting 01-Jan-2025
Underground singer-songwriter Sherry McGrale (Kim Dickens) makes a name for herself with a powerful song about her rape. A rock journalist (Gabriel Mann) pitches a story about Sherry, but his interest runs deeper than her music -- he has a personal connection to the crime. Don Cheadle earned an Emmy nod for his turn as Sherry's protective manager in this drama directed by Allison Anders. Rosanna Arquette also stars.


On the Borderline  2000  2.3 ★ 93 mins Action & Adventure Rated: R
Luke (Eric Mabius) and Nicole (Marley Shelton) are robbed of all their money while passing through a small border town on the way to California. Desperate for cash, Luke starts smuggling illegal immigrants over the Mexican border. But he soon realizes that he can't trust the men he's working for, and a local cop (R. Lee Ermey) begins to keep a very close eye on him. Elizabeth Peña co-stars in this action-packed drama.


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 1  2000 195 mins Television Rated: PG-13
This disc contains the following episodes: the pilot, "Sueños" and "El Baile."


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 3  2000 195 mins Television Rated: PG-13
This disc contains the following episodes: "Cholitas," "Mascaras," "Hermanos" and "Aniversario."


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 4  2000 195 mins Television Rated: PG-13
This disc contains the following episodes: "Comenzando De Nuevo," "Revelaciones," "Las Manos De piedra" and "No Te Muevas."


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 5  2000 195 mins Television Rated: PG-13
This disc contains the following episodes: "Lagrimas En El Cielo," "La Visita," "Un Pacto Con El Diablo" and "Juntos."


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 2  2000 195 mins Television Rated: PG-13
This disc contains the following episodes: "El Regreso De Paco," "Negro Y Moreno," "Dos Padres" and "Luchando."


Seven Girlfriends  2000  2.8 ★ Romance Rated: R
Seven Girlfriends is an offbeat romantic comedy about Jesse, a man in his mid-thirties, who has arrived at a crisis point in his life because he can't maintain a successful relationship.


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 1  2000 195 mins Television
This disc contains the following episodes: the pilot, "Sueños" and "El Baile."


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 2  2000 195 mins Television
This disc contains the following episodes: "El Regreso De Paco," "Negro Y Moreno," "Dos Padres" and "Luchando."


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 3  2000 195 mins Television
This disc contains the following episodes: "Cholitas," "Mascaras," "Hermanos" and "Aniversario."


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 4  2000 195 mins Television
This disc contains the following episodes: "Comenzando De Nuevo," "Revelaciones," "Las Manos De piedra" and "No Te Muevas."


Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1: Disc 5  2000 195 mins Television
This disc contains the following episodes: "Lagrimas En El Cielo," "La Visita," "Un Pacto Con El Diablo" and "Juntos."


On the Borderline  2000  2.4 ★ 93 mins Action & Adventure Rated: R
Luke (Eric Mabius) and Nicole (Marley Shelton) are robbed of all their money while passing through a small border town on the way to California. Desperate for cash, Luke starts smuggling illegal immigrants over the Mexican border. But he soon realizes that he can't trust the men he's working for, and a local cop (R. Lee Ermey) begins to keep a very close eye on him. Elizabeth Peña co-stars in this action-packed drama.


Resurrection Blvd.  2000  3.2 ★ 400 mins Television
This complex, critically acclaimed TV dramatic series focuses on the Santiagos, a strong, tight-knit Latino family living in contemporary East Los Angeles, who for generations has hoped to produce a boxing champion. While widowed patriarch Roberto Santiago (Tony Plana) training his middle son Carlos (Michael DeLorenzo) for the middleweight title, and family struggles to overcome the fate's hurdles, everyone's hopes and dreams hang in the balan...


Resurrection Blvd.  2000  3.2 ★ 400 mins TV Shows Rated: NR
This complex, critically acclaimed TV dramatic series focuses on the Santiagos, a strong, tight-knit Latino family living in contemporary East Los Angeles, who for generations has hoped to produce a boxing champion. While widowed patriarch Roberto Santiago (Tony Plana) training his middle son Carlos (Michael DeLorenzo) for the middleweight title, and family struggles to overcome the fate's hurdles, everyone's hopes and dreams hang in the balance.


Seven Girlfriends  1999  2.8 ★ 99 mins Romance Rated: R
After a botched marriage proposal and the death of a former flame, Jesse (Timothy Daly) takes stock of himself and his past relationships. He thumbs through his little black book, and en route to the funeral he visits all his ex-girlfriends. The hope is that he'll discover what he's been doing wrong. Jesse learns a surprising new lesson from each encounter with his exes, who include Mimi Rogers, Melora Hardin and Elizabeth Peña.


Seven Girlfriends  1999  2.8 ★ 99 mins Comedies Rated: R
After a botched marriage proposal and the death of a former flame, Jesse (Timothy Daly) takes stock of himself and his past relationships. He thumbs through his little black book, and en route to the funeral he visits all his ex-girlfriends. The hope is that he'll discover what he's been doing wrong. Jesse learns a surprising new lesson from each encounter with his exes, who include Mimi Rogers, Melora Hardin and Elizabeth Peña.


Highway Hitcher  1999  2.3 ★ 89 mins Thrillers Rated: NR
In an attempt to stave off a full-blown mid-life crisis after his wife leaves him, Charlie Duprey (William Forsythe) heads to Reno, Nev., for some gambling therapy. But when Duprey unwittingly picks up a psychotic killer (James Le Gros) who's posing as a hitchhiker, his relaxing weekend getaway escalates into a deranged high-stakes death trip. Jamie Kennedy co-stars as a bungling police deputy.


Rush Hour  1998  3.6 ★ 97 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG-13
When Hong Kong inspector Lee heads to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI assigns cocky LAPD cop James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership.


Strangeland  1998  3.3 ★ 85 mins Horror Rated: UR
Predatory sadomasochist Capt. Howdy (Dee Snider) scours Internet chat rooms for vulnerable teenage girls to lure them to his torture chamber. He succeeds with Genevieve (Linda Cardellini), the daughter of veteran cop Mike Gage (Kevin Gage), and Mike must track them down before it's too late. When the police find Howdy and send him off to an asylum, they assume that his reign of terror is over. But the nightmare for Mike and Genevieve has just ...


The Pass  1998  3.1 ★ Thrillers Rated: R  until 01-Jan-2025 
En route to Reno, Nev., a businessman with a compulsive gambling picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.


Rush Hour  1998  3.6 ★ 97 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG-13 RT:61%
When Hong Kong inspector Lee heads to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI assigns cocky LAPD cop James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership.

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Stir / Highway Hitcher  1998  2.2 ★ 180 mins Thrillers Rated: R
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Highway Hitcher  1998 88 mins Thrillers Rated: R

Highway Hitcher  1998  2.1 ★ Thrillers Rated: R
After his wife leaves him, Charlie Duprey (William Forsythe) heads to Reno, Nev., for some gambling therapy. But when Duprey unwittingly picks up a dangerously psychotic hitchhiker (James LeGros), his relaxing weekend getaway escalates into a deranged high-stakes death trip. Kurt Voss directs this tense nail-biter; funnyman Jamie Kennedy provides comic relief as a bungling police deputy.


Stir / Highway Hitcher  1998  2.3 ★ 180 mins Thrillers Rated: R
This double feature includes a pair of tense thrillers. In Stir, Kelly Bekins (Traci Lords) searches for answers after her husband -- a scientist working on a cure for AIDS -- is brutally murdered. And in Highway Hitcher, Charlie Duprey's (William Forsythe) trip to Reno for some gambling therapy after his wife leaves him is complicated when he unwittingly picks up a psychotic killer (James Le Gros) posing as a hitchhiker. Jamie Kennedy co-stars.


Strangeland  1998  3.3 ★ 85 mins Horror Movies Rated: UR  until 01-Jan-2025 
Predatory sadomasochist Capt. Howdy (Dee Snider) scours Internet chat rooms for vulnerable teenage girls to lure them to his torture chamber. He succeeds with Genevieve (Linda Cardellini), the daughter of veteran cop Mike Gage (Kevin Gage), and Mike must track them down before it's too late. When the police find Howdy and send him off to an asylum, they assume that his reign of terror is over. But the nightmare for Mike and Genevieve has just ...


The Second Civil War  1997  3.0 ★ 96 mins Comedies Rated: R
When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news program that makes hay by reporting on political scandals, quickly spins the racist act into an overnight media sensation, creating a divide in national opinion over the issue.


The Second Civil War  1997  2.9 ★ 96 mins Comedy Rated: R
When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news program that makes hay by reporting on political scandals, quickly spins the racist act into an overnight media sensation, creating a divide in national opinion over the issue.


Lone Star  1996  3.6 ★ 134 mins Drama Rated: R
When two men discover a human skull and an encrusted badge buried near a small Texas border town, lawman Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) launches an investigation that reveals a 40-year-old murder in director John Sayles's acclaimed drama. Sam's late father, the former sheriff (Matthew McConaughey, in flashbacks), is a town legend, and Sam's discoveries threaten to tarnish his dad's reputation and touch the lives of nearly everyone in the community.


Lone Star Nominated For/Won Awards 1996  3.6 ★ 134 mins Dramas Rated: R RT:92%
When two men discover a human skull and an encrusted badge buried near a small Texas border town, lawman Sam Deeds (Chris Cooper) launches an investigation that reveals a 40-year-old murder in director John Sayles's acclaimed drama. Sam's late father, the former sheriff (Matthew McConaughey, in flashbacks), is a town legend, and Sam's discoveries threaten to tarnish his dad's reputation and touch the lives of nearly everyone in the community.


Across the Moon  1995  2.7 ★ 87 mins Drama Rated: R
Looking to start life anew, two disparate women -- Carmen (Elizabeth Peña) and Kathy (Christina Applegate) -- leave Los Angeles behind to be near their boyfriends (Peter Berg and Tony Fields), who are serving time in a Mojave Desert prison. Kathy and Carmen share a tumbledown trailer owned by a slimy defense attorney and struggle financially as they await their men's release. How will the ladies survive when authorities seize their home?


Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home  1995  3.5 ★ 98 mins Children & Family Movies Rated: PG  until 01-Jan-2025
When Jesse (Jason James Richter) meets up with the Orca friend he liberated two years earlier, an offshore oil spill forces them into another race-against-time adventure. They must band together to save Willy and his family by getting them back into the open ocean. Meanwhile, Jesse faces some of his own personal demons when his biological mother, a drug addict, dies -- and his half-brother arrives unannounced.


Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home  1995  3.4 ★ 98 mins Children & Family Movies Rated: PG
When Jesse (Jason James Richter) meets up with the Orca friend he liberated two years earlier, an offshore oil spill forces them into another race-against-time adventure. They must band together to save Willy and his family by getting them back into the open ocean. Meanwhile, Jesse faces some of his own personal demons when his biological mother, a drug addict, dies -- and his half-brother arrives unannounced.


Across the Moon  1995  2.7 ★ 87 mins Comedies Rated: R
Looking to start life anew, two disparate women -- Carmen (Elizabeth Peña) and Kathy (Christina Applegate) -- leave Los Angeles behind to be near their boyfriends (Peter Berg and Tony Fields), who are serving time in a Mojave Desert prison. Kathy and Carmen share a tumbledown trailer owned by a slimy defense attorney and struggle financially as they await their men's release. How will the ladies survive when authorities seize their home?


Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home  1995  3.5 ★ 98 mins Children & Family Rated: PG
When Jesse (Jason James Richter) meets up with the Orca friend he liberated two years earlier, an offshore oil spill forces them into another race-against-time adventure. They must band together to save Willy and his family by getting them back into the open ocean. Meanwhile, Jesse faces some of his own personal demons when his biological mother, a drug addict, dies -- and his half-brother arrives unannounced.


The Waterdance  1992  3.1 ★ 106 mins Drama Rated: R
Talented novelist Joel Garcia (Eric Stoltz) ends up in a rehabilitation clinic after a hiking mishap leaves him paralyzed. But adjusting to his situation isn't the only problem: He must also contend with other paraplegics in his ward. There's a bigoted biker (William Forsythe) and a womanizing homeboy (Wesley Snipes), but despite their differences, the men find common ground as they deal with anger, fear, despair and the loss of sexuality.


Blue Steel  1990  3.2 ★ 101 mins Action & Adventure Rated: R
When psychotic Wall Street broker Eugene (Ron Silver) witnesses rookie cop Megan (Jamie Lee Curtis) gunning down an armed robber in a store, he becomes instantly obsessed with her. After lifting the robber's gun from the crime scene, Eugene carves Turner's name into the bullets and uses them in a series of murders. Soon, Turner is drawn into a deadly game of wits with a psychopath who's always a step ahead ... and much closer than she thinks!


Drug Wars: The Camarena Story  1990  3.0 ★ 130 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG-13
In this 1990 TV miniseries, Enrique "Kiki" Camarena (Steven Bauer) is an undercover DEA agent stationed in Guatemala who uncovers a huge marijuana operation. When he follows the chain of command, it uncovers a trail of corruption high within the Mexican government. Benicio Del Toro, Miguel Ferrer and Elizabeth Pena co-star.


Drug Wars: The Camarena Story  1990  2.9 ★ 130 mins Thrillers Rated: PG-13
In this 1990 TV miniseries, Enrique "Kiki" Camarena (Steven Bauer) is an undercover DEA agent stationed in Guatemala who uncovers a huge marijuana operation. When he follows the chain of command, it uncovers a trail of corruption high within the Mexican government. Benicio Del Toro, Miguel Ferrer and Elizabeth Pena co-star.


Jacob's Ladder Nominated For/Won Awards 1990  3.6 ★ 116 mins Thrillers Rated: R
A Vietnam veteran returns home, only to be haunted by his son's death, plagued by flashbacks of the war and tortured by his psychological demons. Despite support from his ex and his girlfriend, the line between reality and delusion becomes blurred.


Blue Steel  1990  3.2 ★ 101 mins Thrillers Rated: R
When Wall Street broker Eugene witnesses rookie cop Megan gunning down an armed robber in a store, he becomes instantly obsessed with her. And after he commits a series of murders, she's drawn into a deadly game of wits with a cunning psychopath.


Jacob's Ladder Nominated For/Won Awards 1990  3.5 ★ 116 mins Thrillers Rated: R RT:70%
In this supernatural thriller, Vietnam veteran Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) returns home to New York City, only to be haunted by his son's death, plagued by flashbacks from the war and tortured by psychological demons. Despite support from his ex-wife (Patricia Kalember), his girlfriend (Elizabeth Peña) and an insightful chiropractor (Danny Aiello), the line between reality and delusion becomes increasingly blurred.


Vibes  1988  3.4 ★ 100 mins Comedy Rated: PG
Linked by their supernatural gifts, psychic hairdresser Sylvia Pickel (Cyndi Lauper) and psychometrist Nick Deezy (Jeff Goldblum) are recruited by treasure hunter Harry Buscafusco (Peter Falk) to help him locate his missing son in the mountains of Ecuador. But when they arrive in South America, Silvia and Nick discover that Buscafusco has actually tricked them into helping him find a lost city made of gold.


Vibes  1988  3.5 ★ 100 mins Action & Adventure Rated: PG
Linked by their supernatural gifts, psychic hairdresser Sylvia Pickel (Cyndi Lauper) and psychometrist Nick Deezy (Jeff Goldblum) are recruited by treasure hunter Harry Buscafusco (Peter Falk) to help him locate his missing son in the mountains of Ecuador. But when they arrive in South America, Silvia and Nick discover that Buscafusco has actually tricked them into helping him find a lost city made of gold.


La Bamba Nominated For/Won Awards 1987  3.6 ★ 109 mins Drama Rated: PG-13
The plane crash that killed rocker Buddy Holly also took the life of Ritchie Valens, a 17-year-old Mexican-American who rocketed to fame with the hit "La Bamba." The film paints a vivid portrait of Valens's modest upbringing and rise to stardom.


Batteries Not Included  1987  3.6 ★ 107 mins Children & Family Movies Rated: PG
After their apartment building is bought by an unscrupulous developer, Frank and Faye Riley (real-life couple Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy) face eviction. But the poor retirees and their neighbors receive help from an unlikely source -- a clan of tiny robotic aliens who supply free electricity and harass the developer's goons. This sentimental sci-fi drama was executive-produced by Steven Spielberg.


Batteries Not Included  1987  3.6 ★ 107 mins Children & Family Rated: PG
After their apartment building is bought by an unscrupulous developer, Frank and Faye Riley (real-life couple Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy) face eviction. But the poor retirees receive help from an unlikely source: a clan of tiny robotic aliens.


La Bamba Nominated For/Won Awards 1987  3.6 ★ 109 mins Dramas Rated: PG-13
The plane crash that killed rocker Buddy Holly also took the life of Ritchie Valens (Lou Diamond Phillips), a 17-year-old Mexican-American who rocketed to fame with the hit "La Bamba." The film paints a vivid portrait of Valens' modest upbringing, his warm relationship with his hard-working mother (Rosanna DeSoto) and his rise to stardom. Los Lobos performs Valens' music on the soundtrack.


Down and Out in Beverly Hills  1986  3.4 ★ 103 mins Comedy Rated: R
Dave and Barbara Whiteman appear to have it made: he's a successful businessman, and she's a happy homemaker. But their seemingly perfect life suddenly comes undone when a wayward bum ingratiates himself into their Beverly Hills household.


Down and Out in Beverly Hills Nominated For/Won Awards 1986  3.3 ★ 103 mins Comedies Rated: R
Dave and Barbara Whiteman (Richard Dreyfuss and Bette Midler) seem to have it made: He's a successful businessman, and she's a happy homemaker. Together they have a son, a daughter and a Beverly Hills manse to die for. At least, that's what a wayward bum (Nick Nolte) thinks when he tries to drown himself in their pool. Director Paul Mazursky peels away the hypocritical layers obscuring this American Dream.


Crossover Dreams Nominated For/Won Awards 1985  2.7 ★ 86 mins Dramas Rated: NR
Panamanian musician Ruben Blades stars as Rudy Veloz, an up-and-coming salsa singer who has dreams of hitting the big time as a mainstream crossover sensation. When he lands a record contract, he's on his way to stardom or so he thinks. Obsessed with commercial success, Rudy abandons his cultural roots, drops his friends and betrays his musical integrity. But the price of selling out is high, and sometimes, the gamble doesn't pay off.


El Super  1979  3.0 ★ 80 mins Comedies Rated: NR
A New York City building superintendent dreams of his home in tropical Cuba in this heartwarming tale. He's lived in the United States for 10 years, but Cuban expatriate "El Super" (Raymundo Hidalgo-Gato) still feels like a fish out of water, dreading the cold and trying to find a way to move to Miami. As new Cuban refugees arrive to share tiny basement apartments, the homesick "El Super" reminisces about his life as an apartment superintendent.


El Super  1979  2.9 ★ 80 mins Foreign (English) Rated: NR
A New York City building superintendent dreams of his home in tropical Cuba in this heartwarming tale. He's lived in the United States for 10 years, but Cuban expatriate "El Super" (Raymundo Hidalgo-Gato) still feels like a fish out of water, dreading the cold and trying to find a way to move to Miami. As new Cuban refugees arrive to share tiny basement apartments, the homesick "El Super" reminisces about his life as an apartment superintendent.

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