1992 April Movies

Ferngully: The Last Rainforest (1992)

Ferngully: The Last Rainforest

    • G
    • 76 min
    • Animation

    When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home, the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to defend FernGully from lumberjacks -- and the vengeful spirit they accidentally unleash after chopping down a magic tree.

    Sleepwalkers (1992)


    • 15%
    • R
    • 91 min
    • Horror

    A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.

    Beethoven (1992)


    • 31%
    • PG
    • 87 min
    • Comedy

    The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St Bernard. Doctor Varnick, the local vet has a secret and horrible sideline, which requires lots of dogs for experiments. Beethoven is on the bad doctor's list.

    Newsies (1992)


    • 30%
    • PG
    • 121 min
    • Drama

    A week in the life of the exploited, child newspaper sellers in turn-of-the-century New York. When their publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, tries to squeeze a little more profit out of their labours, they organize a strike, only to be confronted with the Pulitzer's hard-ball tactics.

    The Player (1992)

    The Player

      • R
      • 124 min
      • Comedy

      A studio executive is being blackmailed by a writer whose script he rejected but which one? Loaded with Hollywood insider jokes.

      Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

      Like Water for Chocolate

        • R
        • 105 min
        • Drama

        A man, forbidden to marry the youngest daughter in a family as she is the caretaker for her mother, agrees to marry her sister. Can he resist his feelings for his true love now that they live in the same house?

        Hard Boiled (1992)

        Hard Boiled

          • R
          • 126 min
          • Action

          When a tough police officer's (Chow Yun-Fat) partner is brutally murdered, he joins forces with another loose-cannon cop (Tony Leung) to exact his own bloody revenge on the gun-smuggling gangsters responsible for his friend's death. A lot of action, guns, and violence, all masterfully rendered by action maestro John Woo (THE KILLER, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 2). This is the last film the director made in his native Hong Kong before emigrating to the United States.

          Indochine (1992)


          • 71%
          • 153 min
          • Drama

          The story starts in the 1930's at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She doesn't have a husband or a man in her life (apart from her father), but gets to know the young officer Jean-Baptiste when both want to buy the same painting at an auction. They have a short affair, but than she refuses to see him again. In the meantime...

          Thunderheart (1992)


          • 87%
          • R
          • 119 min
          • Crime

          An FBI man with Sioux background is sent to a reservation to help with a murder investigation, where he has to come to terms with his heritage. Slowly he rejects the intimidating tactics of his fellow FBI agents, who are not so interested in solving the crime as covering up an incriminating situation with the locals, and as he becomes more tuned to his heritage, the locals begin trusting him. Based on actual Reservation occurrences of the '70s.

          A Midnight Clear (1992)

          A Midnight Clear

          • 88%
          • R
          • 108 min
          • Drama

          Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the war at present, put aside their differences and spend Christmas together before the surrender plan turns bad and both sides are forced to fight the other.

          A Place in the World (1992)

          A Place in the World

            • PG
            • 120 min
            • Documentary

            Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a clinic with Nelda, a progressive nun. Into this idealistic family comes Hans, a jaded Spanish geological engineer -- surveying the land for the local patron, to see if it can be dammed for hydro-electric power, which would drive the peasants from the land into the cities.


            Beyond the Law (1992)

            Beyond the Law

              • R
              • 108 min
              • Biography

              Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far 'beyond the law' will Saxon go?

              Brain Donors (1992)

              Brain Donors

              • 44%
              • PG
              • 80 min
              • Comedy

              Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run the ballet.

              Candy Candy (1992)

              Candy Candy

                • Unrated
                • 27 min
                • Documentary

                Left on an orphanage porch, Candice White (Candy for short) always longed for parents. She watched as all the other children were adopted and her friends were taken away from her. Eventually, she gets adopted, but a child to love was not what her foster parent wanted; rather, Candy is to become a playmate for her step-sister Eliza. Eliza has no intentions of being friends with a commoner, however, and together with her brother they have made it their job to make Candy as...

                City of Joy (1992)

                City of Joy

                • 57%
                • PG-13
                • 132 min
                • Drama

                In this drama, a wealthy American doctor learns some important lessons about life in one of the poorest cities on Earth. Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a patient on the operating table, Max impulsively decides to leave America and travel to India in the hope of "finding himself." Not long after he arrives in Calcutta, Max is attacked by a group of thugs and left without money or a passport.

                Deep Blues (1992)

                Deep Blues

                  • Unrated
                  • 91 min
                  • Documentary

                  This warm 90 minutes documentary shows us unknown blues musicians from Mississippi. They play everywhere : on the streets, in dirty little bars, in a barber shop, in big clubs. The film really captures the true faces of blues and shows us that this music had nothing to do with nostalgia or record company hypes. Documentary on the Delta blues.

                  Deep Cover (1992)

                  Deep Cover

                  • 85%
                  • R
                  • 107 min
                  • Action

                  The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Columbian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches the boss. First step is to get the lawyer and hobby dealer David Jason to trust him.

                  Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden (1992)

                  Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden

                    • Unrated

                    Exquisite exploration of landscape and Toru Takemitsu's music for a Japanese moss garden.

                    Fight Back to School 2 (1992)

                    Fight Back to School 2

                      • Unrated
                      • 106 min
                      • Comedy

                      Star Chow (Stephen Chow) is an officer in the Royal Hong Kong Police's elite Special Duties Unit (SDU). During a meeting with his senior officer, Inspector Yip (Deanie Ip), Star jokingly suggests he wishes to be reassigned to the traffic unit. Star immediately finds himself demoted to Constable engaging in traffic duty on the streets of Hong Kong. After being made the scapegoat for a failed high school terrorist investigation, Star hastily resigns from the police. He decides to enroll at the...

                      I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore (1992)

                      I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore

                        • PG
                        • 110 min
                        • Comedy

                        Bernie Fishbine is overweight. He stops at the neighborhood store to buy some chocolate kisses every day. This is where he meets Theresa Garabaldi. Then they take the same bus route every evening. Theresa invites Bernie to see her play piano at her father's restaurant. It is here that she gets him to join a gym. Theresa is in college and gets the idea to write about Bernie's weight problem for her thesis. She does this without telling Bernie. Meanwhile, Bernie is falling in love with...