Tag: John Landis

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) 4.9

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)

Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's hospital. Once again hitting the road to re-unite th...

Coming to America (1988) 7

Coming to America (1988)

Immersed in luxury and riches, the courteous blue blood and refined heir apparent to Africa's prosperous kingdom of Zamunda, Prince Akeem, summons up the courage to reject an arranged marriage proposal on his twenty-firs...

Belushi (2020) (TV) 7.2

Belushi (2020) (TV)

Using previously unheard audiotapes recorded shortly after John Belushi's death, director R.J. Cutler's documentary examines the too-short life of once-in-a-generation talent who captured the hearts and funny bones of de...

Innocent Blood (1992) 6.2

Innocent Blood (1992)

Marie has two appetites, sex and blood. Her career as a vampire is going along fine until two problems come up, she is interrupted while feeding on Sal (The Shark) Macelli and she begins to develop a relationship with th...

Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis (2011) (TV) 7.2

Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis (2011) (TV)

With Jerry Lewis (1926-2017) as executive producer, this is in essence an autobiography. It follows his career chronologically from the 10-year partnership with Dean Martin to Lewis's career as writer, producer, director...

An American Werewolf in Paris (1997) 5.1

An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)

The daughter of the werewolf from AWIL is alive and living in Paris where her mother (from the first film) and stepfather are trying to overcome her lycanthropic disease. A trio of American tourists on a thrill seeking t...

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) 6.5

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

Prologue: a driver has a big surprise with his passenger. Segment 1 ("Time Out"): a bigot man hates Jews, Black and Asian people. One day he will live in the World War II, hunted down by KKK and attacked in Vietnam War a...

Cursed Films s1 e5 Twilight Zone: The Movie 8.2

Cursed Films s1 e5 Twilight Zone: The Movie

A horrific on-set accident during the production of Twilight Zone: The Movie leaves those involved in the making of the film cursed by the memory of the incident they witnessed. The fallout of this event shook Hollywood,...

The Stupids-1996 4.2

The Stupids-1996

When the Stupids, an average suburban American family, discover that their garbage was "stolen" out of the can, they begin the investigation of that "conspiracy"....

Trading Places-1983 7.5

Trading Places-1983

Louis Winthorpe is a businessman who works for commodities brokerage firm of Duke and Duke owned by the brothers Mortimer and Randolph Duke. Now they bicker over the most trivial of matters and what they are bickering ab...

¡Three Amigos!-1986 6.5

¡Three Amigos!-1986

Three out of work silent movie actors are accidentally drawn to a Mexican village that is being harassed by a gang of outlaws. The three, 'Ned', 'Lucky Day' and 'Dusty Bottoms' play 'Lone Ranger' types in their movies, b...

National Lampoon’s Animal House-1978 7.5

National Lampoon’s Animal House-1978

Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. It has a second one full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men who are so sanctimonious no one can stand them except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the...

An American Werewolf in London-1981 7.5

An American Werewolf in London-1981

Two American college students are on a walking tour of Britain and are attacked by a werewolf. One is killed, the other is mauled. The werewolf is killed but reverts to its human form, and the local townspeople are unwil...

Oscar-1991 6.5

Oscar-1991

Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets ab...

The Blues Brothers-1980 7.9

The Blues Brothers-1980

After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit "The Penguin", the last of the nuns who raised them in a boarding school. They learn the Archdiocese will stop supporting the school and will...

Schlock-1973 5.8

Schlock-1973

A monkey-type monster falls in love with a blind girl, which thinks that he's a giant dog. After kidnapping the girl and fleeing king-kong-like onto the roof of a gym, he gets involved with the army....

Creature Designers – The Frankenstein Complex-2015 7.3

Creature Designers – The Frankenstein Complex-2015

From King Kong to Avatar, from Star Wars to The Lord of the Rings, movie creatures have never been more popular as they are today. Yet the art of creating monsters for the big screen is as old as cinema itself....

Burke and Hare-2010 6.2

Burke and Hare-2010

Based on the true story about the famous murderers, 'Burke And Hare' follows the hapless exploits of these two men as they fall into the highly profitable business of providing cadavers for the medical fraternity in Nine...

Beverly Hills Cop III-1994 5.6

Beverly Hills Cop III-1994

In Detroit, Axel Foley leads a raid on a chop shop. When they go in, the people inside start shooting at them. Foley's boss, Inspector Todd, joins them. Someone shoots Todd and before dying Todd tells Foley to get him. F...

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan-2011 7.5

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan-2011

This is the definitive documentary about Ray Harryhausen. Aside from interviews with the great man himself, shot over five years, there are also interviews and tributes from Vanessa Harryhausen, Tony Dalton, Randy Cook, ...

Psycho IV: The Beginning-1990 5.5

Psycho IV: The Beginning-1990

Norman Bates returns for this prequel, once more having mommy trouble. This time around he is invited to share memories of mom with a radio talk show host, but the PSYCHO fears that he may kill again for his beloved is i...

The Kentucky Fried Movie-1977 6.5

The Kentucky Fried Movie-1977

Madcap spoof, a collection of comedy skits includes the Kung-Fu parody, "A Fistful Of Yen" and "Catholic School Girls In Trouble." Enjoy the future of movie-going with the "Feel-A-Round" theater experience. See a notable...

Into the Night-1985 6.5

Into the Night-1985

Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him, and his job is dull. One night, he starts to drive through Los Angeles, and he finally ends in the parking garage of Los Angeles Internatio...

Clue-1985 7.3

Clue-1985

Clue is a movie about seven guests, a butler, and a maid, who are all involved in a series of murders. The guests all meet at Hill House, where you learn that Professor Plum works in D.C., where everyone else lives. Colo...

Spies Like Us-1985 6.4

Spies Like Us-1985

Two low-level government employees, Emmitt Fitz-Hume (played by Chevy Chase) and Austin Milbarge (Dan Aykroyd), are chosen for a top-secret CIA mission. They are unsuitable as CIA agents but are deliberately chosen for t...