1994 December Movies

 (1994)

Dumb and Dumber

  • 63%
  • PG-13
  • 101 min
  • Comedy

Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, looses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After some "adventures" they finally get to Aspen where, using the lost money they live it up and fight for Mary's heart.

 (1994)

Legends of the Fall

  • 56%
  • R
  • 133 min
  • Drama

1994 Oscar® winner: Best Cinematography. Based on the novella by Jim Harrison, this sweeping romantic epic is about the Ludlow brothers--two men (Brad Pitt, Aidan Quinn) in love with the same woman (Julia Ormond). Also starring Anthony Hopkins. Directed by Edward Zwick (The Siege). Screenplay by Susan Shilliday and Bill Wittliff.

 (1994)

Little Women

  • 90%
  • PG
  • 115 min
  • Drama

With their father away fighting in the Civil War, Joe, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, men friends start to become a part of the household.

 (1994)

Street Fighter

  • 13%
  • PG-13
  • 102 min
  • Action

Colonel Guile, the Allied Nations commando leads an elite team of street fighters against the forces of the mad General M. Bison. Bison who has hatched an evil plan for world domination, takes dozens of relief workers hostage and gives the world only 72 hours to respond to his twisted demands. Guile must find the captives and confront Bison in an electrifying battle for the fate of the free world.

 (1994)

In the Mouth of Madness

  • 48%
  • R
  • 95 min
  • Horror

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane's mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb's End.

 (1994)

Disclosure

  • 61%
  • R
  • 128 min
  • Drama

With his company about to merge, a happily married and successful computer expert is expecting a promotion. Instead the job goes to a woman from another plant with whom he had an affair in his bachelor days. His new boss, not only dangerously sexy but equally dangerously ambitious, tries to pick up where they left off but he just about manages to resist. As his position at work comes under increasing pressure he decides to file charges of sexual harassment. This is the last thing the company needs.

 (1994)

Ri¢hie Ri¢h

    • PG
    • 95 min
    • Comedy

    The richest kid in the world, Richie Rich, has everything he wants, except companionship. While representing his father at a factory opening, he sees some kids playing baseball across the street. Richie wants to join in, but they don't want him around. When a plot to kill the Rich family is devised by Rich Industries' top executive, Laurence Van Dough, Richie must take over control of the company while searching for his lost parents with the help of some new friends.

     (1994)

    The Jungle Book

      • PG
      • 111 min
      • Adventure

      A faithful adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgoli the jungle boy who is raised by wolves after being lost when a tiger attacked an encampment and killed his father. Years later he finds himself re-united with his childhood love Kitty and back in the "civilization" of Colonial India which he finds far less civilized then his jungle haunts. The search for a lost treasure shows who the truly civilized members of society are.

       (1994)

      Shallow Grave

      • 72%
      • R
      • 92 min
      • Crime

      Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.

       (1994)

      The Madness of King George

      • 93%
      • PG-13
      • 107 min
      • Biography

      A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he loses his senses, he becomes both more alive and more politically marginalized; neither effect desirable to his lieutenants, who jimmy the rules to avoid a challenge to regal authority, raising the question of who is really in charge.