Two inmates working to shore up a dike during a severe flood are swept away in the current along with their guard. The three of them wind up in an isolated house whose flooded interior contains a frightened woman.
The Army wants the ranchers land and the Borax plant for their maneuvers. Stevenson is dissatisfied with their offer for the plant and has his men blowing up ranches making it look like the work of the Army.
Beau Geste (1926) Herbert Brenon, Ronald Colman, Neil Hamilton, Ralph Forbes, Action, Adventure, Drama
Michael “Beau” Geste leaves England in disgrace and joins the infamous French Foreign Legion. He is reunited with his two brothers in North Africa, where they face greater danger from their own sadistic commander than from the rebellious Arabs.
The Seven-Ups (1973) Philip D’Antoni, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Victor Arnold, Action, Crime, Drama
Directed by Kim Yong Kyun (Red Shoes), costume epic The Sword With No Name (a.k.a. Like Fireworks, Like Butterflies) revolves around a fated love in the Joseon court during the late nineteenth century.
I Went Down (1997) Paddy Breathnach, Brendan Gleeson, Peter McDonald, Antoine Byrne, Action, Comedy, Crime
Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git’s girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He’s now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, to find a guy named Frank Grogan, and take him to a man with a friendly face at a shack across a bog.
The Hunt for Red October (1990) John McTiernan, Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Soviets create a new nuclear submarine that runs silent due to a revolutionary propulsion system. Russian sub captain defects, goal of taking it to the U.S.A. to prevent the Russians from using the sub to wreak nuclear (missile) war against the U.S. Lots of plot turns and twists in this high-tech thriller.
Kelly’s Heroes (1970) Brian G. Hutton, Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Action, Adventure, Comedy
Sking at a Big Bear resort are Dr. Lanson, an atomic scientist, Ted Nolan, Donna Weeks and her unscrupulous sister, Peggy. Also there are Joan Cochran, Burke and Johnny, young communists out to steal Lanson’s papers.