1995 October Movies

Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story

  • 100%
  • G
  • 81 min
  • Animation

The art of animation goes "to infinity and beyond" as Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios, a Northern California-based pioneer in computer graphics, join creative forces on the infinitely entertaining "Toy Story," the first full-length animated feature to be created entirely by artists using computer tools and technology. Four years in the making, this delightfully irreverent new comedy-adventure combines an imaginative story and great characters with the visual excitement of 3-D...

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Leaving Las Vegas

  • 89%
  • R
  • 111 min
  • Drama

Ben Sanderson, a hard-core alcoholic, drives to Las Vegas after being fired from his film production job and divesting himself of all possessions. He plans to drink himself to death within four weeks. He meets Sera, a prostitute; they fall in love and he moves in with her. Each pledges not to try to change the other's chosen destiny, and they carry on a romance over Ben's last weeks.

Mallrats (1995)


  • 54%
  • R
  • 94 min
  • Comedy

When a couple of well-meaning slackers, T.S. (Jeremy London) and Brodie (Jason Lee), lose their girlfriends, they set about trying to reclaim their pride (and their ladies) in the most obvious of places--the mall. Once there, the pair push the limits of decency and mall etiquette, encountering an array of mall denizens, including Jay and Silent Bob from CLERKS and legendary comic book creator Stan Lee. A surprising number of misadventures ensue, bringing the boys the possibility of regaining...

Get Shorty (1995)

Get Shorty

  • 86%
  • R
  • 105 min
  • Comedy

Loanshark Chili Palmer (Travolta) has been a gangster for as long as he can remember. When he heads to Hollywood to collect on a gambling debt from a washed-up filmmaker (Hackman), Palmer dives eagerly into the Hollywood scene.

Soon, he's romancing a "B" movie starlet (Russo), schmoozing the film star (Devito) and making the scene at the hottest Hollywood restaurants. His transformation to big-shot producer nearly complete, Chili just needs to extricate himself fromt he mob scene and the...

Copycat (1995)


  • 75%
  • R
  • 124 min
  • Crime

Criminal psychologist Helen Hudson (Sigourney Weaver) is an expert on serial killers. She's gotten so close to unlocking the psyches of her previous subjects that one -- an incurable psychotic (Harry Connick Jr.) -- almost murdered her. Now she's an agoraphobic, living a terrified existence defined by the walls of her apartment, with her computer modem and her loyal and compassionate assistant, Andy (John Rothman), her only links to the outside world. She waits in terror for the day she'll hear...

Strange Days (1995)

Strange Days

  • 63%
  • R
  • 145 min
  • Crime

Los Angeles, December 30, 1999 -- The eve of the Millenium. In the digital underground of the violent and chaotic city, human experience is bought and sold as the newest form of illicit entertainment. Meet Lenny Nero -- street hustler, ex-cop, panhandler of stolen dreams. As the world spins toward the last midnight of this century, he finds himself drawn into a vortex of paranoia and murder. All he needs to do is get the woman who loves him to help him save the woman he loves. And somehow make...

Now and Then (1995)

Now and Then

  • 19%
  • PG-13
  • 100 min
  • Comedy

Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more.

Assassins (1995)


  • 15%
  • R
  • 132 min
  • Action

Robert Rath ( SYLVESTER STALLONE ) is a player in a deadly game, a combatant on a battlefield most people don't even know exists. It's a game played in shadows. Existence depends on isolation, leaving no trace, having no contact. Ultimately, the players are doomed. A bullet is the only way out. Living by the sword and dying by it is the ruling adage of the game.

Powder (1995)


    • PG-13
    • 111 min
    • Drama

    Harassed by classmates who won't accept his shocking appearance, a shy young man known as "Powder" struggles to fit in. But the cruel taunts stop when Powder displays a mysterious power that allows him to do incredible things. This phenomenon changes the lives of all those around him in ways they never could have imagined.

    The Scarlet Letter (1995)

    The Scarlet Letter

    • 14%
    • R
    • 135 min
    • Drama

    In 1666 in the Massachusetts Bay colony, Puritans and Algonquian have an uneasy truce. Hester arrives from England, seeking independence. Awaiting her husband, she establishes independence, fixing up a house, befriending Quakers and other outsiders. Passion draws her to a young pastor. He feels the same; when they learn her husband has probably died at the hands of Indians, they consummate their love. A child is born, and on the day Hester is publicly humiliated and made to wear a scarlet...

    How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

    How to Make an American Quilt

    • 55%
    • PG-13
    • 109 min
    • Comedy

    Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt. Finn is a young graduate student, finishing a master's thesis, and preparing for marriage to her fiance Sam. But thoughts of the end of the free life, and a potential summer fling, intrude. She goes home to her grandmother, where, over the making of her wedding gift by a group of quilting-bee friends, laughter, bickering, love, and advice lead her toward a more open-eyed examination of her course.

    Dead Presidents (1995)

    Dead Presidents

    • 45%
    • R
    • 119 min
    • Crime

    Larenz Tate is Anthony Curtis, a good-natured high school kid in 60s New York who is enjoying life with his girlfriend, Delilah and good friends, Skip (Chris Tucker in an early role) and Jose (Freddy Rodriguez) and running numbers for a local tough guy, Kirby (Keith David). Those days are not to last, however, as all three of the young friends end up in Vietnam. Following a fairly lengthy and well

    Jade (1995)


    • 16%
    • R
    • 95 min
    • Action

    Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he has to deal with his personal feelings as well as the case.

    The Babysitter (1995)

    The Babysitter

    • 17%
    • R
    • 90 min
    • Drama

    A teenage babysitter is the focus of two boys and a man's separate obsessions.

    The Doom Generation (1995)

    The Doom Generation

    • 47%
    • NC-17
    • 72 min
    • Action

    Two troubled teens pick up an adolescent drifter and the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickie marts.

    Kicking & Screaming (1995)

    Kicking & Screaming

      • R
      • 96 min
      • Comedy

      After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to escape their university's pull. Nobody wants to make any big decisions that would radically alter his life, yet none of them wants to end up like Chet, the professional student who tends bar and is in his tenth year of university studies.

      Sudden Death (1995)

      Sudden Death

      • 52%
      • R
      • 106 min
      • Action

      It is the seventh game of the Stanley Cup Finals. The Pittsburgh Penguins are battling the Chicago Blackhawks as 17,000 frenzied fans -- including the Vice President of the United States, who is watching from the luxurious owner's box high above Pittsburgh's Civic Arena -- are on the edge of their seats; unaware that an elite group of extortionists is about to make this a game no one will ever forget.

      Van Damme plays Darren McCord, a fireman with a troubled past. When his young daughter...

      Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

      Vampire in Brooklyn

      • 10%
      • R
      • 100 min
      • Comedy

      Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective who doesn't know she's half vampire -- and Maximillian will do whatever's necessary to put her under his spell.

      "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues" The Promise

        • Unrated
        • 60 min
        • Action

        10-7 for Life

          • 57 min
          • Documentary