In London at the turn of the century, the bandit Mack the Knife marries Polly without the knowledge of her father, Peachum, the \'king of the beggars\'.
Jason is a small-time criminal and con artist. His misdemeanours range from petty scams to outright robberies. He is also manipulative and domineering. But his girlfriend Cheryl is so desperate to become a recognized artist that she willingly assists in his rackets. The big carrot that Jason dangles in front of her is a gallery showing of her art. One evening, while fleeing the scene of a variety store robbery, Cheryl mistakenly thinks she has slammed the getaway car into Donald, a drunken philosopher. Cheryl thinks she\'s almost killed him, but Donald, who has a penchant for inept suicide attempts, believes she has saved his life and could be his guardian angel. Their lives become inextricably linked.
A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.
After her fiancé\' forgot a few documents at home, Claire Winslow goes to Switzerland in order to deliver them to him. When she arrives, however, she discovers that he is not there, and that he went to El Coronado, a central American country on the verge of a revolution. She goes there, and teams up Arnet McClure, a TV reporter who is secretly assisting the rebels with arms from the US government, who wants to bring down the rule of President Ramos.
A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Thanksgiving since their mom died.
Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a ...
A young actor\'s fascination with Robert De Niro\'s \"Taxi Driver\" persona leads him into a morass of strange and obsessional behaviors.
BLUE STATE is a romantic comedy about a disgruntled Democrat who actually follows through on a drunken campaign promise to move to Canada if George \"Dubya\" Bush gets re-elected.
All Mitch Snider wants for his family is a traditional holiday feast with the relatives. The problem is that he doesn\'t have any. That is until he gets an invitation in the mail from his long-lost cousin Woodrow. What follows is a full-course meal of nonstop laughs when the neurotic suburbanites clash with the hippy hicks from hell in National Lampoon\'s most outrageous family misadventure yet.
Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can speak a minimal amount of English but it\'s enough to make contact with two Liverpudlian natives, Elaine and Theresa. Elaine and Peter immediately fall in love with each other, but the night is short and they must leave with the ship. Elaine can\'t forget him and writes a letter to Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, asking him to make it possible for them to reunite.
An ambitious debut for writer/director Bart Freundlich charting the unrest with a family who gather together for thanks giving.
Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. But when her manager, Alexander sees forest ranger Jefferson, who lost his cabin in a fire, comment on TV about wishing he could get a home-cooked Christmas dinner, he arranges for a special live show on Christmas, for Elizabeth to cook him Christmas Dinner. Only Elizabeth can\'t cook, and trying to keep Jefferson and the viewing public from finding out on a live show may be a little difficult.
A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, it is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide.
The Americans are planning to send five million dollars to Southeast Asia for relief work. They plan to send it to a bank in Manila and the President of the bank goes to the U.S. to work out the details. He is later approached by someone who wants him to steal the money and turn it over to them. He learns that they want him to use 4 blind men to get the money. So he recruits them and brings them to Manila and recruits a woman who teaches the blind to train them. Eventually they recruit a local bank robber who is also blind to help them.
A book salesman sells Blondie Bumstead a set of books on child training because he has convinced her that Baby Dumplin is a child prodigy. Meanwhile, J.C. Dithers, boss of Blondie\'s husband, Dagwood Bumstead, rips Dagwood for altering the plans on an apartment building the construction firm is building for Abner Cartwright and, to keep his job, Dagwood must get Cartwright to sign off on the changes - the latter refuses in order to escape from an unfavorable contract. Baby Dumpling, the genius, is registered at school and Daisy, accompanying him, is picked up by the dog-catcher on the way back home and taken to the pound. Daisy is adopted by Melinda Mason, the crippled daughter of one of the town\'s wealthiest men. Baby Dumpling looks everywhere and can not find Daisy, and plays hooky from school the next day. Immediately, Blondie and Dagwood suspect kidnapping, and Dagwood learns that Melinda, also missing, was last seen playing with a little boy and a dog. Dagwood promptly heads for the Mason estate, where he is even more promptly arrested as a kidnap suspect.
A former secret agent finds a treasure map and decides to find the loot. But he is not the only one.
The Hotel Splendide is on a remote and cold island, accessible only by a once-a-month ferry. It\'s a dark and dreary spa created by the late Dame Blanche, whose grown children now run the hotel according to her specificiations, serving up ghastly seaweed and fish-based food and enema treatments. Kath, once the sous chef, arrives when she receives an anonymous letter telling her of the matriarch\'s death. Will she bring light into the place with her wonderful cooking?
An attractive young hitchhiker named Ginger meets and and takes up with a lonely, middle-aged advertising executive who is recently divorced. He is inspired by her free-spirited ...
Comedian, writer and politically incorrect HBO talk-show host Bill Maher takes time off from his regular hosting duties to perform a hilariously scathing stand-up set in this comedy special. Taped in Boston at the Berklee Performance Center, this special features Maher\'s acerbic takes on a wide range of social and political issues, including the follies and foibles perpetrated on America by President George W. Bush.
Sanity and relationships are put to the test when mysterious circumstances force a family to survive the annual American Thanksgiving holiday without their cell phones.
Charlie quits his job to move home to manage his hometown rock band. His supportive girlfriend shares his love for the band, until struggles within the band force them to make choices that will impact their lives forever.
Up-and-coming sports shoe entrepreneur Steve, who is still reeling from the death of his dad, has made a \"November rule\" in order to keep his distance from the women who seem to be getting ...
Six strangers awake to find themselves the new tenants of a mysterious old house. Terrorized by insane Tiki-men in masks and taunted by their deranged captors,it soon becomes clear that only one singular action will save them: Kill.
Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he\'s up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to kill himself.
In this coming of age documentary, four friends on the Autism spectrum whom have bonded through humor and performed as the comedy troupe \"Asperger\'s Are Us\" will prepare for one final, ambitious show before going their separate ways.
Brash NYC policeman Officer Gunther Toody is partnered with stiff, by-the-book Officer Francis Muldoon to protect an important mafia witness prior to testifying against orgainzed crime in ...
Dave is down. His wife lives in Washington, D.C.; his restaurant, the Auk, in an out-of-the-way Newfoundland inlet, is a bust; a drink is rarely out of reach. An odd-duck of a neighbor, Phonce, who has found ten kilos of cocaine and wants Dave\'s help selling it, contrives to keep Dave in town by faking and reporting the sighting of a rare bird. Soon birders descend from everywhere, and the restaurant is a success. Dave is snorting the cocaine and falling for a young visitor who helps him out at the Auk, Phonce is launching his recreational submarine, and various men who don\'t look like birders are poking about. When the chickens come home to roost, will Dave and Phonse have a Plan B?
After death of a man who managed summer camp for kids, his son-in-law plans to close it and build a luxury summer resort. However, manager\'s friend, Harry has an idea how to save the children\'s camp.
This is a pseudo autobiography of disco\'s The Village People.
A mock documentary filmed mostly in and around LA with interviews of Cheech and Chong interspersed between four videos of songs from their last album. Songs include: Get outta my room and ...
A play that focuses on a diverse group of tenants living in an inner-city apartment building struggling with family, job, and money issues. Withstanding all, the neighborhood comes together in hopes of finding a better life.
In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don\'t like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo\'s! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and right!
Carnelle isn\'t happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain\'s win many years ago. Few think she can win, even ...
At a midwestern hotel, conniving bellhop Bert Harris has a finger in every pie. He promotes a job for glamorous Ann Roberts, but she does not immediately succumb to his charms. However, Bert soon enlists Ann as partner in his new profession of con man. Most of the victims they fleece are lawbreakers themselves. But Bert is tempted to try actual stealing, and Ann fears it will bring bad luck...
Set in the \'50s in a movie theatre showing a serial called \"Space Patrol,\" this particular episode being \"Back from the Future.\" The evil scientist on the serial goes back to the \'50s and his crew members have to chase him. Meanwhile at the theatre, patrons busy themselves doing strange things. An alien has landed and is eliminating theatre staff and patrons.