1993 October Movies

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

  • 94%
  • PG
  • 76 min
  • Animation

Despite having recently presided over a very successful Halloween, Jack Skellington, aka the Pumpkin King, is bored with his job and feels that life in Halloweenland lacks meaning. Then he stumbles upon Christmastown and promptly decides to make the Yuletide his own.

Demolition Man

Demolition Man

  • 64%
  • R
  • 115 min
  • Action

Frozen in 1996, Phoenix, a convicted killer is "thawed" out for parole well into the 21st century. Revived into a crime free society, Phoenix resumes his murderous rampage, and no one can stop him. Spartan, the cop who captured Phoenix in 1996 has also been cryogenically frozen, this time for a crime he didn't commit. In desperation they turn to Spartan to help recapture Phoenix.

Cool Runnings

Cool Runnings

  • 75%
  • PG
  • 98 min
  • Adventure

Irving Blitzer disgraced himself when putting extra weights into his team's bob in the Olympics, resulting in his gold medal being taken away from him. Years later, Derice Bannock, son to a former friend of Irv, fails to qualify for the 100-yard sprint for the Olympics due to a stupid accident. But when he hears of Irving Blitzer living also on Jamaica, Derice decides to go to the Games anyway. If not as a sprinter, then as a bobsledder. After some starting problems, the first Jamaican bobsledding team is formed and heads for Calgary. In the freezing weather Derice, Sanka, Junior and Yul are only laughed at, since nobody can take a Jamaican bobsledding team led by a disgraced trainer for serious. But team spirit and a healthy self confidence may lead to a few surprises in the upcoming Winter Games.

Gettysburg

Gettysburg

  • 88%
  • PG
  • 261 min
  • Drama

Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and Pickett's Charge, the fate of "one nation, indivisible" hangs in the balance.

Rudy

Rudy

  • 84%
  • PG
  • 114 min
  • Biography

Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team.

Short Cuts

Short Cuts

  • 94%
  • R
  • 187 min
  • Comedy

Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary human condition is nevertheless fascinating. Based on nine stories and a prose poem by Raymond Carver.

The Beverly Hillbillies

The Beverly Hillbillies

  • 23%
  • PG
  • 92 min
  • Comedy

Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife there are inevitably plenty of takers and con artists ready to make a fast buck.

Judgment Night

Judgment Night

  • 31%
  • R
  • 110 min
  • Action

While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, the four become his unwilling prey in a savage game of cat & mouse as they are mercilessly stalked through the urban jungle in this taut suspense drama

Fearless

Fearless

  • 86%
  • R
  • 122 min
  • Drama

After a terrible air disaster, survivor Max Klein emerges a changed person. Unable to connect to his former life or to wife Laura, he feels godlike and invulnerable. When psychologist Bill Perlman is unable to help Max, he has Max meet another survivor, Carla Rodrigo, who is racked with grief and guilt since her baby died in the crash which she and Max survived.

Deadfall

Deadfall

    • 98 min
    • Crime

    When Joe Dolan (Michael Biehn) accidentally kills his father in a scam gone bad, his dying words lead Joe to his Uncle Lou (James Coburn). Lou is working on a con worth more than $2 million in diamonds. Eddie (Nicolas Cage), Lou's right-hand man, sees Joe as a serious threat, and a rival for his girlfriend - the sexy Diane (Sarah Trigger). Diane seduces Joe into the love triangle that leads him to murder and desire. With millions in the balance, Joe gets deeper and deeper into the diamond sting. Double cons lead to triple cons as DEADFALL hurtles towards the most twisted scam of all, and its surprising conclusion.