1995 August Movies

Mortal Kombat (1995)

Mortal Kombat

  • 33%
  • PG-13
  • 101 min
  • Action

For nine generations, Shang Tsung, and evil sorcerer, has led a powerful prince to victory against his mortal enemies. Should he win the tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, the darkness and despair that has flourished in his Outworld will reign over Earth forever. Now, guided into battle by a mighty and powerful God, three human warriors must delve deep within their souls to discover the power they need to conquer a host of insurmountable events and superhuman foes.

Desperado (1995)

Desperado

  • 62%
  • R
  • 104 min
  • Action

We pick up the story as a continuation of "El Mariachi," where an itinerant musician, looking for work, gets mistaken for a hitman and thereby entangled in a web of love, corruption, and death. This time, he is out to avenge the murder of his lover and the maiming of his fretting hand, which occurred at the end of the earlier movie. However, the plot is recapitulated, and again, a case of mistaken identity leads to a very high body count, involvement with a beautiful woman who works for the...

Lord Of Illusions (1995)

Lord Of Illusions

  • 68%
  • R
  • 119 min
  • Horror

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour (Scott Bakula) stumbles over members of a fanatic cult, who are waiting for the resurrection of their leader Nix (Daniel von Bargen). 13 years ago Nix was calmed down by his best trainee Swann (Kevin J. O'Connor). In the meantime Swann is advanced to a populary illusionist like David Copperfield and is married to the charming Dorothea ("Goldeneye"-Bond girl Famke Janssen). She hires D'Amour to protect Swann against the evil...

Dangerous Minds (1995)

Dangerous Minds

  • 29%
  • R
  • 99 min
  • Biography

Former Marine LouAnne Johnson (Michelle Pfeiffer) leaves an officer's commission and a nine-year military career to pursue her dream of becoming an English teacher. But while earning her credentials at a Northern California high school, she is assigned to a group of students who change her life forever as she changes theirs.

Although each of her charges exhibits a seemingly impenetrable facade, these kids are desperate to connect with someone who cares about them. As their new instructor, the...

A Walk in the Clouds (1995)

A Walk in the Clouds

  • 42%
  • PG-13
  • 102 min
  • Drama

After returning from the war, Paul and a young Hispanic-American woman meet on a bus as she's headed home from college to help with the grape harvest and face her Old World domineering dad. The woman has not married but is pregnant and she thinks her father is going to kill her. Paul proposes to pose as her husband to help her face her father. When their passion for each other is finally ignited and explodes, they realize they must overcome all odds to be together.

Something to Talk About (1995)

Something to Talk About

  • 37%
  • R
  • 106 min
  • Comedy

Once, Grace moved through her life almost automatically, doing charity work, being the dutiful daughter, caring for her husband and child, and assuming that everything would continue on as painlessly as life had always seemed to do. But after Grace sees her husband romancing another woman, she decides that all bets are off. She can look at her life any way she wants to. And some changes are going to be made.

Virtuosity (1995)

Virtuosity

    • R
    • 106 min
    • Action

    The Law Enforcement Technology Advancement Centre (LETAC) has developed SID version 6.7: a Sadistic, Intelligent, and Dangerous virtual reality entity which is synthesized from the personalities of more than 150 serial killers, and only one man can stop him.

    The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)

    The Baby-Sitters Club

    • 64%
    • PG
    • 85 min
    • Comedy

    With most of the girls turning 13 and the summer upon them, they hope to devise a brilliant plan to make some money, have some fun and keep their remarkable friendships intact, but with new boyfriends showing up, rival girls, and long separated parents, the baby-sitters will test the fabric of their long- standing friendships. Each girl rises to the challenge in her own way and by the summer's end they discover their friendships have not only survived, they have thrived and flourished.

    A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)

    A Kid in King Arthur's Court

      • PG
      • 89 min
      • Adventure

      A Southern California kid named Calvin Fuller is magically transported to the medieval kingdom of Camelot through a crack in the ground caused by an earthquake. Once there, he learns he was summoned by the wizard Merlin, who needs Calvin to save Camelot. Using dazzling modern inventions, can Calvin help King Arthur retain his crown and thwart the evil Lord Belasco?

      Black Fox: Good Men and Bad

        • Unrated
        • 90 min
        • Western

        This is the continuing saga of former plantation owner, Alan Johnson, and Britt, the slave he freed and deemed a brother. Britt got into a fight with a man, later he went out to the homestead that Alan shares with Britt, looking to kill Britt, but unfortunately alan and his wife were there, he shoots Alan and kills his wife. Alan falls into a deep depression and drowns his sorrows in the bottle. Eventually, he disappears. Britt then accepts the appointment as a deputy marshall and goes off...

        Black Fox: The Price of Peace (1995)

        Black Fox: The Price of Peace

          • Unrated
          • 96 min
          • Western

          This is the sequel, to BLACK FOX. At the end of the movie, one of the women who were captured by the Indians opted to remain rather than go back to her abusive husband. In this movie, the husband with help from an unscrupulous peddler, plans to raid the Indian camp. Britt Johnson, who established a rapport with the Indians tries to help them. But the husband who also blames Britt for his wife being with the Indians, goes after him too. Will he be able to do something? Britt asks the townsfolk...

          Broken Trust (1995)

          Broken Trust

            • Unrated
            • 90 min
            • Thriller

            Judge Nash is highly regarded for his position and decisions in the courtroom. He's approached by a special agent from a government task force investigating corrupt judges and lawyers, and asked to participate in a sting operation. Initially it's against some people Nash has no trouble believing are corrupt, but as the scope of the sting widens to include some of his friends, he tries to get out. That's when the agent threatens to reveal information that would embarrass Judge...

            Brothers in Trouble (1995)

            Brothers in Trouble

              • R
              • 102 min
              • Comedy

              Amir is an illegal Pakistani immigrant smuggled into England in the 1960's to work, to send money to his family and perhaps even bring them over with him. A skilled laborer, he is forced to do unskilled work like shoveling sheep dung and processing wool. He lives in a boarding house with nearly a dozen other men, under the supervision of Hussein Shah. He befriends a young student, Sakib, who dreams of being a writer. Their existence is punctuated by secret movies, a visiting...

              Bushwhacked (1995)

              Bushwhacked

                • PG
                • 90 min
                • Adventure

                A inept courier realises he has been used by criminals to deliver money. On the run from both the criminals and police, he poses as a Scout leader and leads a scout group on a hike through the mountains.

                Butterfly Kiss (1995)

                Butterfly Kiss

                • 77%
                • R
                • 88 min
                • Comedy

                Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the women at the cash desk not to be Judith, because Eunice is eccentric, angry and extreme dangerous. One day she meets Miriam, hard of hearing and a little ingenuous, who feels sympathy for Eunice and takes her home. Miriam is very impressed by Eunice's fierceness and willfulness and follows her on the...

                Carrie Fisher: The Hollywood Family

                  • Unrated
                  Castle Freak (1995)

                  Castle Freak

                    • R
                    • 90 min
                    • Drama

                    John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become the castle freak and is out to wreak havoc.

                    Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)

                    Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde

                      • PG-13
                      • 90 min
                      • Comedy

                      In New York in 1995 Dr. Richard Jacks is a creator of perfumes. Thus he spends his days inventing new colorful and well smelling potions and certainly caring for his girlfriend Sarah Carver. But when he discovers that his greatgrandfather, called Dr. Jekyll, was a scientist with revoluntionary discoveries, he tries to follow the footsteps of his ancestor and creates more and more delicate potions until one of them converts him into a spectacular superwoman: Helen Hyde. Knowing that Richard has...

                      East Meets West (1995)

                      East Meets West

                        • 124 min
                        • Western

                        A disgraced warrior planning the murder of a Japanese diplomat, and a ninja in the employ of a navy official are about to land in San Francisco when a band of thieves steal the money the diplomats are carrying. The two set off on a chase across the American west to catch the robbers.

                        Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey (1995)

                        Elia Kazan: A Director's Journey

                          • Unrated
                          • 75 min
                          • Documentary

                          This documentary on the life and work of Academy award-winning director Elia Kazan highlights his colorful life on Broadway and in film, which is exemplified by such classic movies as East of Eden,A Streetcar Named Desire, On the Waterfront, and Gentleman's Agreement. Kazan's life outside the movie set is equally noteworthy, and this film utilizes various interviews to illustrate his controversial appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the '50s. Elia Kazan is one of...