1999 August Movies

The Sixth Sense (1999)

The Sixth Sense

  • 85%
  • PG-13
  • 115 min
  • Drama

In this chilling psychological thriller, eight-year-old Cole Sear is haunted by a dark secret: He is visited by ghosts. A helpless and reluctant channel, Cole is terrified by threatening visitations from those with unresolved problems who appear from the shadows. Confused by his paranormal powers, Cole is too young to understand his purpose and too terrified to tell anyone about his torment, except child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe. As Dr. Crowe tries to uncover the ominous truth about...

Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

Thomas Crown Affair

    • R
    • 114 min
    • Crime

    A self-made billionaire who has conquered all of life's challenges turns to theft of priceless works of art from a world-class museum.

    Catherine Banning, a brilliant femail investigator hired to retrieve the painting loves the "game" as much as Crown and she's on to him.

    Two can play, but only one can win.

    Mystery Men (1999)

    Mystery Men

    • 60%
    • PG-13
    • 121 min
    • Action

    Roy (Ben Stiller) has a dead-end job at a Junkyard that constanly tests his ability to control his violent temper. Jeffrey (Hank Azaria) lives at home with his mother, where he spends his time locked in his room, burning incense and throwing forks and spoons at pretend attackers. Clad in his son's baseball vest and roller-blading kneepads, Eddie (William H. Macy) is an expert at wielding a shovel. He desperately longs for support from his family, but instead is teased by his children and...

    The 13th Warrior (1999)

    The 13th Warrior

    • 33%
    • R
    • 102 min
    • Action

    Based on award-winning author Michael Crichton's best-selling novel, Eaters of the Dead, Touchstone Pictures' "The 13th Warrior" is an exciting and unforgettable adventure-thriller. The story of Ibn Fahdlan (ANTONIO BANDERAS), an important emissary who is banished from his homeland, the nomadic outcast comes across a band of Norse warriors who coerce him into joining them when they are summoned to fight mysterious creatures legendary for consuming every living thing in their path.

    The Iron Giant (1999)

    The Iron Giant

    • 97%
    • PG
    • 86 min
    • Animation

    In Rockwell, Maine, a local fisherman comes into the diner where Annie Hughes works - with a tall tale about a huge metal man falling into the sea. The only one to pay him much attention is Hogarth, Annie's son, who sets out exploring to find the enormous robot. What he does find is a 50-foot giant with an insatiable appetite for metal and a childlike curiosity about its new world.

    Rumors of everything from an alien invasion to a Russian secret weapon bent on destroying Rockwell soon spread...

    The Ninth Gate (1999)

    The Ninth Gate

    • 41%
    • R
    • 133 min
    • Mystery

    Dean Corso (Johnny Depp) is highly skilled at his work - locating rare books for wealthy collectors - a position that requires dexterity, cultural expertise, nerves of steel ... and few scruples. Corso is hired by eminent book-lover and scholar of demonology, Boris Balkan (Frank Langella), Corso's mission: to compare Balkan's newly acquired edition of the legendary manual of satanic invocation, The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of the Shadows, with the two remaining copies located in Europe, and...

    Detroit Rock City (1999)

    Detroit Rock City

    • 47%
    • R
    • 95 min
    • Comedy

    Four Midwestern High Schoolers are on an unstoppable quest to snag a quartet of KISS concert tickets. Over the course of one magical night, each undergoes a harrowing and hilarious experience as their insatiable desire to see their favorite band is pitted against authoritarian nightmares, parental hypocrisy, trials of conscience and the persistent influence of disco.

    What begins as the passionate pursuit of a rock 'n' roll fantasy turns into a series of hair-pin turns and comic misadventures...

    Bowfinger (1999)

    Bowfinger

    • 80%
    • PG-13
    • 97 min
    • Comedy

    Bobby Bowfinger, a nearly bankrupt aspiring movie producer-director, is about to take one last shot at fame and fortune. Desperate to hit the big time, the hapless dreamer recruits a motley crew of aspiring misfits, including an eager nerd, an ambitious ingenue and an over--the-hill diva. With their help, Bowfinger embarks on a radical, ingenious scheme to trick the biggest name in movies into becoming the star of his ultra-low budget film.

    Dick (1999)

    Dick

    • 70%
    • PG-13
    • 94 min
    • Comedy

    After taking a wrong turn on a White House tour, teens Betsy Jobs (Kirsten Dunst) and Arlene Lorenzo (Michelle Williams) stumble across a room packed full of presidential secrets.

    In an effort to find out exactly what the girls know, the Commander-in-Chief-"Tricky Dick" Nixon (Dan Hedaya) himself-appoints them as official White House dog walkers. Suddenly and accidentally, the two girls are swept up in the political intrigue of the world's most famous break-in: Watergate. As the clueless duo...

    Brokedown Palace (1999)

    Brokedown Palace

    • 31%
    • PG-13
    • 100 min
    • Drama

    It promises to be a liberating adventure for Alice (Claire Danes), a wild, living--on-the-edge teenager. To celebrate her high school graduation, she and her best friend Darlene (Kate Beckinsale) have decided to treat themselves to an exotic trip. Although Alice and Darlene have told their parents that they're headed to Hawaii, the two girls' actual destination is Bangkok ("Las Vegas without parents and laws," Alice enthuses to the more cautious Darlene).

    Under the magical and golden Thailand...

    The Astronaut's Wife (1999)

    The Astronaut's Wife

    • 16%
    • R
    • 109 min
    • Drama

    Turning from a NASA career to a lucrative rocket-designing job in the private sector, Spencer and Jillian move to a lavish new apartment in Manhattan. Soon after, Jillian finds out she is expecting - and in keeping with the increase of her new life, she is expecting twins. But something is not quite right with this dream pregnancy, either. As her pregnancy advances, Jillian descends into a nightmare. Is it just pre-partum hormonal craziness, or is there something terribly wrong with Jillian's...

    "Poltergeist: The Legacy" Body and Soul

      • R
      • 60 min
      • Horror

      "SpongeBob SquarePants" Hall Monitor/Jellyfish Jam

        • Unrated
        • 30 min
        • Animation

        Hall Monitor: It's time to pick this weeks Hall Monitor at Mrs. Puff's Boating School and much to her dismay, it's SpongeBob's turn. The overzealous SpongeBob assumes the mantle of authority and extends it's jurisdiction beyond the school yard to include the environs of all Bikini Bottom. SpongeBob unwittingly wreaks havoc on the unsuspecting citizenry. Jellyfish Jam: Over the repeated warning of his friends, SpongeBob takes a wild jellyfish home from Jellyfish Fields....

        A Cooler Climate (1999)

        A Cooler Climate

          • R
          • 99 min
          • Drama

          A woman travels to coastal Maine after her divorce to start a job as housekeeper for a bitter, wealthy woman. They do not hit if off, but no one will work for the rich woman, and Field has no skills and needs the job. They each get involved in the other's life and eventually learn to respect and even like one another. This is the story of the journey of two middle-aged women and how they learn to accept what life has to offer. Written by Ed Lorusso

          A Dog Of Flanders (1999)

          A Dog Of Flanders

          • 21%
          • PG
          • 96 min
          • Family

          Nello (played by Jeremy James Kissner and Jesse James) is a young man born into a challenging world. Orphaned at birth and living with his kindly grandfather (Jack Warden) in a small village in the early 19th century, Nello cherishes the sketchbook left to him by his mother. Inspired by her art and blessed by a chance encounter with noted local artist Michel La Grande (Jon Voight), Nello sets out against all odds to pursue his dream of becoming a great artist, like his idol, the genius Rubens....

          A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)

          A Room for Romeo Brass

            • R
            • 90 min
            • Comedy

            Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell befriends with the two boys and later asks them to help him pursue Romeo's beautiful elder sister. He gradually becomes more violent after she rejects him.

            Alien Adventure (1999)

            Alien Adventure

              • NONE
              • 35 min
              • Animation

              The movie begins with an extraterrestrial humanoid species, the Glegoliths, wandering through space in search of a new world. Encountering an unknown planet (which turns out to be Earth), the Glegolith leader (Cyrillus) sends two "manned" probes to the surface to determine if it is suitable for colonisation. The scouts in the probes think they have arrived at a great city, but in fact they have arrived at a new amusement park that is not yet open to the public. They proceed to explore four...

              All the Way

                • Unrated
                • Comedy

                When Steve (Andre Eikmeier) needs to raise $30,000 in 30 days to keep the bank from foreclosing on his family's house, he and his friends come up with a creative solution: They'll make some quick cash by making a porn movie. But with zero experience and conflicting personalities, the group must overcome huge challenges to succeed. This raunchy low-budget comedy co-stars Samantha Murray, Matt Boesenberg and Samantha-Jane Norris.

                Another Planet (1999)

                Another Planet

                  • Unrated
                  • 90 min

                  Cassandra Jones is a young woman from Toronto with a very active imagination and unique view of the world. Feeling trapped by life in her low-income community, and unable to relate to her brother Patrick, a petty criminal, or her overly pious mother, Mary, Cassandra decides to leave Toronto. She applies and is accepted into an exchange program between Quebec and West Africa. When she reaches her Quebec destination, a pig farm, she encounters, Sylvie Leblanc, a woman in need of...

                  Augustin, roi du kung-fu (1999)

                  Augustin, roi du kung-fu

                    • Unrated
                    • 89 min
                    • Comedy

                    Augustin Dos Santos is back. He still wants to be an actor and, this time, he moves to the Chinese borough in Paris because he has decided to play in kung-fu movies. But poor Augustin has a morbid fear of physical contacts, so he meets Ling, a nice Chinese doctor. This is the second chapter of Augustin's epic life... Written by Thierry Bézecourt <[email protected]>