1998 August Movies

Blade (1998)

Blade

  • 55%
  • R
  • 120 min
  • Action

When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying: All the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade grew up to be a vampire hunter for revenge on his mother's death. The vampires, who managed to infiltrate nearly every major organization, need Blade's very special blood to summon La Magra, the blood god, in order to reign over the human cattle, as they call us.

Snake Eyes (1998)

Snake Eyes

  • 40%
  • R
  • 94 min
  • Crime

Tarnished Atlantic City police detective Rick Santoro (Nicolas Cage) joins his old friend, Navy Commander Kevin Dunne (Gary Sinise), now a highly-placed Department of Defense staffer, at a heavyweight boxing match. When the Secretary is assassinated, the arena is sealed and the murder investigation begins. Temporarily in charge and seeking to salvage his friend's career, Rick joins forces with Dunne to untangle the events leading to the assassination.

The events leading up to the...

The Avengers (1998)

The Avengers

  • 16%
  • PG
  • 89 min
  • Action

John Steed (Fiennes) has been called by The Ministry (Britain's ultra-top-secret secret agency) to investigate some very strange goings-on in Her Majesty's kingdom. The weather seems out of control, foul, deadly - even for England. Freak snowstorms, hail of Old Testament proportions, temperatures wildly fluctuating from blast furnace to arctic. Someone is out to control the weather, literally, and bring the country and the world to its knees. Who could master such a plan, such a brilliant and...

Run Lola Run (1998)

Run Lola Run

  • 93%
  • R
  • 81 min
  • Action

Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manny. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manny. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives may happen depending on some minor event along Lola's run.

Halloween: H20 (1998)

Halloween: H20

    • R
    • 83 min
    • Horror

    In this sequel to the original HALLOWEEN, Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode who is still struggling to put her past behind her. Living under an alias in a small town with her 17 year-old son, John (Josh Hartnett), she works as the head mistress of a private school. Twenty years have passed and Michael Myers is suddenly back in her life with a vengeance and its not just Laurie Strode he's after. The terror begins for a whole new generation. When a small group of students ditch the school...

    Wrongfully Accused (1998)

    Wrongfully Accused

    • 22%
    • PG-13
    • 87 min
    • Action

    "Wrongfully Accused" is the movie that finally answers the age-old question, "How would a world-renowned violinist prove his innocence after being vamped by a gorgeous woman who, along with a one-armed, one-legged, one-eyed terrorist, frames the violinist for the murder of her husband, and is also involved in a plot to assassinate the UN Secretary General?"

    54 (1998)

    54

    • 13%
    • R
    • 93 min
    • Drama

    Just across the bridge, but a world away in Jersey City, 19-year-old Shane O'Shea (RYAN PHILLIPPE) managed to pass beyond the velvet ropes into the glamour and excitement of Studio 54. Shane finds employment and a close-knit new family in his married co-workers Greg (BRECKIN MEYER), a busboy who dreams of making the money as a Studio 54 bartender, and Anita (SALMA HAYEK), a coatcheck girl who aspired to be a disco recording artist. And when he finally comes face-to-face with his dream girl,...

    The Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

    The Slums of Beverly Hills

      • R
      • 91 min
      • Comedy

      Vivian's family are penniless nomads, moving from one cheap flat to another in Beverly Hills so she and her brothers can attend the city's schools. Uncle Mickey sends them money to survive. When Mickey's daughter Rita runs away from an asylum, Vivian's dad offers shelter to her if Mickey will pay for a plush flat. Vivian must babysit her adult cousin, making sure she gets to nursing school and avoids pills and booze. But Vivian has her own problems: she's curious about sex, likes an older...

      Dead Man on Campus (1998)

      Dead Man on Campus

      • 15%
      • R
      • 96 min
      • Comedy

      The first year of college can be tough, Especially when you're on your own for the first time and having too much fun. Josh, an earnest Indiana honor student who is sent to the prestigious Daleman College on a scholarship and Cooper, a wealthy, blue-blooded freshman with a penchant for the good life, must resort to desperate measures to save themselves from failing out of school.

      Their salvation comes in the form of an arcane loophole buried in the college charter which might even let this...

      A Life Apart: Hasidism in America (1998)

      A Life Apart: Hasidism in America

      • 100%
      • Unrated
      • 96 min
      • Documentary

      A Life Apart: Hasidism in America, is the first in-depth documentary about a distinctive, traditional Eastern European religious community. In an historic migration after World War II, Hasidism found it's most vital center in America. Both challenging and embracing American values, Hasidim seek those things which many Americans find most precious: family, community, and a close relationship to God. Integrating critical and analytical scholarship with a portrait of the daily life, beliefs, and...

      A State of Mind

        • R
        • 20 min
        • Drama
        A Very Unlucky Leprechaun (1998)

        A Very Unlucky Leprechaun

          • G
          • 89 min
          • Fantasy

          Nine year old Molly and her father, (Tim Matheson) move to ireland to a house they've inherited nicknamed "Misfortune Manor". It brings bad luck to anyone who lives in it, and Molly and her father soon fall victim to the curse: they will lose their new found home unless they can pay the taxes they owe on it.

          Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

          Air Bud: Golden Receiver

            • G
            • 90 min
            • Comedy

            In this follow-up to last year's comedy Air Bud, Josh Framm's wonder dog Buddy is up to his old tricks when he breaks onto the court of a pro basketball game the Framm family is attending. After seeing Buddy play basketball on TV, two animal "collectors" decide he would be the perfect star attraction for their fledgling Moscow circus - and make a plan to kidnap him. For Buddy and his family, that's just the beginning of another adventure filled...

            Appetite (1998)

            Appetite

              • R
              • 97 min
              • Horror

              One night at the Station Hotel a group of strangers play cards to see who will sleep in hotel room 207 - a room rumoured to be haunted, where you 'dream the dreams of the ones who slept before you...' And in the process learn too much about each other's dark secrets. As their lives tangle in paranoid deadlock, the only escape becomes murder.

              - Written by

              Simon Johnson <[email protected]>

              Bedrooms and Hallways (1998)

              Bedrooms and Hallways

              • 69%
              • 96 min
              • Comedy

              At the suggestion of a friend, gay Leo (Kevin McKidd) enters therapy after many failed relationships make him fear for his social life. In a group session (led by Simon Callow), Leo comes clean about his feelings for a straight member of the group (James Purefoy), which leads to an affair between the two. The situation becomes further complicated by the appearance of Leo's high school sweetheart (Jennifer Ehle), who still has feelings for him.

              Blindness (1998)

              Blindness

                • Unrated
                • 88 min
                • Drama

                A blind Asian-American woman lives with her son and daughter-in-law. The two women barely tolerate one another and the son, a doctor simply turns himself off to avoid any confrontation with either. Into this environment, an armed intruder breaks in. He is eventually revealed to be an old family friend who was sent to prison for murdering his father, but he insists that the older woman's husband, now deceased, was the actual murderer. Slowly, all the characters have to explore past hidden...

                Break Up (1998)

                Break Up

                  • R
                  • 100 min
                  • Thriller

                  Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings. One night, he pushes her over the stairwell, and she ends up in the hospital. When a charred body in her husband's car is pulled from a pond, the cops want to talk to her, but she bolts for her sister's, loses her savings pass-book, and then learns someone has emptied her bank account. She's goes on the run, with the same cops on her trail, and...

                  Bure baruta (1998)

                  Bure baruta

                    • R
                    • 102 min
                    • Drama

                    The film takes place in Belgrade in the mid nineties of the twentieth century, when the brutality and violence are becoming part of everyday reality. A series of separate stories each linked inheritance situations. The painful atmosphere of increasing brutality from which you can not see the output as the main motiv is repeated in the question of accountability: "Who is guilty?"

                    Carnival of Souls (1998)

                    Carnival of Souls

                    • 20%
                    • R
                    • 90 min
                    • Drama

                    Alex Grant is a troubled young woman, 20 years ago, she witnessed her mother get murdered by a carnival clown. She has nightmares of the clown - Louis Seagram. First a kind man then turned bad and also tried to rape Alex's mother. Alex fears for her life, worrying that Louis might come after her and her younger sister. One day Louis returns after being released from prison for murdering Alex's mother and tries to kill Alex. Alex dries the car that she and Louis are in into the river,...

                    Comme elle respire (1998)

                    Comme elle respire

                      • Unrated
                      • 106 min
                      • Crime

                      Jeanne is a young weirdo girl who flies to Paris, and is hired by an old lady called Madeleine as an au pair. Jeanne lies to Madeleine, she says she comes from a very rich family. Young Madeleine's admirer Antoine and another thug, Marcel, kidnap Jeanne when they hear she's a millionaire. But the problem is that Jeanne's parents are poor and Antoine soon falls for her.

                      - Written by

                      Anonymous