Drop Squad is a blistering look at a different form of social unrest - that of African-Americans selling out their race for personal gain.
Everyone wants a piece of the action - and the treasure - as Bill Paxton (Titanic, Twister) and William Sadler take on a ruthless gang in this high-caliber thriller. In the rubble of a four-alarm blaze, Vince (Paxton) and Don (Sadler), two Arkansas firemen, discover a map leading to a fortune in stolen gold hidden in an abandoned East St. Louis tenement. What they don't know is the building is headquarters to a vicious mob, led by the notorious King James (Ice T) and Savon (Ice Cube). When the firefighters accidentally witness the mob executing some of their enemies, the trespassers become the gang's next target in this pulse-pounding thrillfest.
Two Arkansas firemen get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their enemies.
Luc and Scott were killed in Vietnam, but the army has a secret project for reanimating dead people as near-perfect soldiers.
Two firemen get wind that ancient treasure is buried in an abandoned factory, little knowing that the structure they've invaded is headquarters for a band of very tough drug pushers.
Rhythm-and-blues artists such as the Temptations and Sam Cooke served as the inspiration for filmmaker Robert Townsend's ambitious movie about five urban friends who climb the stairway to stardom.
Five friends leave their poor neighborhood and head for a new type of music - Motown - in this exciting film starring Diahann Carroll, Leon, and Robert Townsend (who also directs).
Loosely based on the life and times of several R&B artists, The Five Heartbeats traces the rise and fall of a popular African-American 1950s singing aggregation. The story is told by one of the "Heartbeats," played by Robert Townsend. The film is an amalgam of anecdotes drawn from real-life experiences: the long struggle upward, the first rush of success, the dishonest executives, the hard-nosed but nurturing managers, the sex, the drugs, the isolation and the precipitous downward slide.
Michael Keaton leads an all-star cast of Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle and Stephen Furst in this zany, high-energy comedy about four mental patients who get separated from their therapist on the way to a baseball game. Now it’s up to Billy (Keaton), a pathological liar; Henry (Lloyd), an obsessive neat freak; Jack (Boyle), an ad exec with a messiah complex; and Albert (Furst), a reclusive coach potato, to save their missing doctor and lead the real maniacs to justice in this hilarious, unexpected adventure.
“Dream Team 1935” is a sports drama based upon true events. It tells the story of the first European Basketball Championship in Geneva in 1935 – and how an unknown team, from a largely unknown country, defied the odds and much skepticism to get to the winner’s podium. An amazing true story of impossible odds, improbable heroes and an incredible moment in history.
Michael Keaton and Christopher Lloyd star in this zany, high-energy comedy about four mental patients who get separated from their therapist on the way to a baseball game.
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