1998 February Movies

The Wedding Singer (1998)

The Wedding Singer

  • 67%
  • PG-13
  • 95 min
  • Comedy

Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) is an aspiring musician with dreams of being a songwriter. When he is dumped at the altar, he retreats into his art -- as a Wedding Singer -- systematically destroying the newlyweds' perfect day. He has become the worst wedding singer in the world.

When he finally falls for his friend and fellow wedding singer, Julia (Drew Barrymore), he finds out that her fiance is a two-timing creep. Will Robbie be able to convince her that her fiance is a big mistake before it's...

Sphere (1998)

Sphere

  • 12%
  • PG-13
  • 134 min
  • Drama

A thousand feet beneath the ocean surface in the middle of the Pacific, something has been discovered. Its origin, its structure, its malevolent energy are baffling. But whatever it is, it can reach into your mind. It knows your worst fears. And now it's starting to make those fears come true...

Dark City (1998)

Dark City

  • 74%
  • R
  • 100 min
  • Mystery

Alex Proyas (The Crow) directs this futuristic thriller about a man waking up to find he is wanted for brutal murders he doesn't remember. Haunted by mysterious beings who stop time and alter reality, he seeks to unravel the riddle of his identity.

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)

Blues Brothers 2000

    • PG-13
    • 123 min
    • Action

    Blues Brothers 2000 picks up 18 years after the brothers' original "mission from God" left off, with Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) getting out of prison and discovering that much has changed in the time he's been away. His partner, Jake, is dead, his band is long gone and the orphanage where he grew up has been demolished. Even Curtis, the orphanage custodian who was the surrogate father to Jake and Elwood, has passed on, making Elwood's only living relation Curtis' bastard son Cabel (Joe Morton)...

    Dangerous Beauty (1998)

    Dangerous Beauty

    • 70%
    • NONE
    • 111 min
    • Biography

    At a time where women have few rights and are treated like property, the most sensual and captivating woman of her day dares to confront convention to become a powerful force for change.

    As passionate a thinker as she is a lover, Veronica Franco (CATHERINE MCCORMACK) defies the cultured but decadent world of 16th-century Venice to assert the rights of women to be respected and loved, no matter what their station in life. With her body, her spirit and her contagious good humor, Veronica...

    The Replacement Killers (1998)

    The Replacement Killers

    • 36%
    • R
    • 88 min
    • Action

    In exchange for the safe passage of his family from Beijing to America, Chinese immigrant John Lee - a skilled assassin - takes a job with powerful underworld figure, Mr. Wei. Wei wants Lee to settle a deadly vendetta against police detective Stan Zedkov (Michael Rooker). The assignment, however, is so unspeakable that Lee would rather brave Wei's vengeance than go through with it.

    With the help of document forger Meg Coburn (Mira Sorvino), who in helping him becomes an unwitting target...

    "Family Law" A Mother's Son

    • 86%
    • Unrated
    • 60 min
    • Crime
    An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1998)

    An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn

      • R
      • 86 min
      • Comedy

      Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.

      Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1998)

      Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life

        • 145 min
        • Documentary

        Ayn Rand was born in 1905 in St. Petersberg, Russia. She escaped to America in 1926 amidst the rise of Soviet Communism. She remained in the United States for the rest of her life, where she became a much respected author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. The themes of freedom and individualism were to be her life's passion...

        Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story (1998)

        Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story

          • Unrated
          • 120 min
          • Documentary

          Biography of Chicago Bulls' basketball star Dennis Rodman, who is well known for his off-court and on-court shenanigans takes great effort to paint the calm, decent side of the athlete despite the film title. Dennis is shown to be pushed by his momma to play pro ball and to go to college where he would get the opportunity. Shipped to Oklahoma where he faces racism, he is taken in by a white family and coached by Lonn Reisman. The movie finally tracks Rodman into his wild,...

          Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay (1998)

          Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay

            • PG
            • 107 min
            • Action

            In this wrap-up to the 1997-98 season of Baywatch, L.A. lifeguards Mitch, Cody, and Mitch's son Hobie win a free ocean cruise to Alaska where coincidently lifeguards Neely, Lani and Donna are also along for a photo shoot. Hobie unknowlingly brings along a certain Claire Hodges, who's real name is Leslie Stryker, a professional jewel thief and con artist seeking a way to escape into Alaska with $5 million of stolen emeralds while a ruthless hitman, named Gavin, pursues her. Written...

            Belle's Magical World (1998)

            Belle's Magical World

            • 17%
            • G
            • 92 min
            • Animation

            Belle's Magical World comes to life in three charming fantasy adventures presented like chapters in a storybook. In The Perfect Word, a silly misunderstanding between Belle and the Beast leads to a lesson in forgiveness. Then, in Fifi's Folly, a romantic evening for Lumiere and Fifi snowballs into a thrilling plunge down the mountain in a runaway sleigh. In Broken Wing, Belle urges the Beast to free a tiny songbird as an act of kindness. Enriched with gentle lessons and two original...

            Billboard Dad (1998)

            Billboard Dad

              • G
              • 87 min
              • Comedy

              High above Hollywood Mary-Kate andiAshley Olsen are playing Matchmakers! One's a surfer. The other's a high diver. When these two sisters team up to find a new love for their newly single Dad, it's a fun-loving, eye-catching California adventure gone wild. Mary-Kate and Ashley star in this fabulously funny love-struck comedy filled with crazy schemes and cool surprises. Determined to find their Dad, Max, a new love, the girls paint a personal ad on a giant billboard in the heart of Hollywood....

              Caught Up (1998)

              Caught Up

                • R
                • 97 min
                • Crime

                Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after them, and Vanessa tells Daryl that this is her former lover Ahmad who wants revenge.

                Double Take (1998)

                Double Take

                • 71%
                • Unrated
                • 86 min
                • Thriller

                A writer witnesses a murder that may have been politically motivated involving Argentinian Nationals. After picking the man out of a line-up and persuasively testifying in court against him, the man is convicted. However, his girlfriend shows up and says the man is innocent and produces a picture of a young child which she says will be without a father. This leaves the writer with doubts and then when he sees another man who looks very much like the killer, he becomes more certain that he made...

                Exposé

                  • R
                  • 92 min
                  • Drama

                  Jason Drake is a reporter who gets an anonymous tip that turns him into an eyewitness to a judge's murder. Separated from his wife Nancy, Jason meets Amber, an intriguing photographer. There is instant heat between them. After a passionate night together, Jason finds a bullet hole in his windshield and a menacing note. As Jason gets increasingly violent death threats, he realizes the judge's killer is after him... Written by Anonymous

                  Feeders 2: Slay Bells (1998)

                  Feeders 2: Slay Bells

                    • R
                    • 80 min
                    • Comedy

                    Aliens invade Earth over the Christmas holidays, and it's up to Santa Claus and his elves to save the world.

                    Flypaper (1998)

                    Flypaper

                      • R
                      • 108 min
                      • Comedy

                      Greed, lust and fate bring together a motley collection of oddballs and lowlifes for some rather sticky situations in Hoch's twisted neo-noir debut. Three separate but interconnected stories, all set on a deceptively sunny day in California and centered around one million dollars in cash, inspire Hoch's quirky characters to commit acts both devious and depraved in an attempt to make the big score.

                      Homo Heights (1998)

                      Homo Heights

                        • Unrated
                        • 92 min
                        • Comedy

                        Gay guru and fading icon Malcolm wants to escape from Homo Heights town, which is ruled by drag queen and leader of gay mafia Maria Callous.

                        I Want You (1998)

                        I Want You

                          • R
                          • 87 min
                          • Crime

                          A young boy and his sister are drawn into one man's obsessive pursuit of his former lover.