Short Time is an action comedy centring on Burt Simpson (Coleman) a burnt out cop, divorced and depressed. His sole joy is his son Dougie whom he hopes to send to Harvard. But Burt's existence is thrown into turmoil when he is informed he has only a "short time" to live just one week before retirement. On discovering that his insurance policy will only pay out - and Dougie will only be able to afford to go to college - if he dies in the line of fire, Burt must turn into a wild vigilante.
Despite getting posted to the most dangerous district in town, confronting armed psychos and falling out with vicious hoodlums Burt's attempts to get killed are hilariously unsuccessful. Will he be able to achieve his life's dream and die?
The heat is on in this fast paced action-comedy starring Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley, a street smart Detroit cop tracing down his best friend's killer in Beverly Hills. Axel quickly learns that his wild style doesn't fit in with the Beverly Hills Police Department, which assigns two officers (Judge Reinhold and John Ashton) to make sure things don't get out of hand. Dragging the stuffy detectives along for the ride, Axel smashes through a huge culture clash in his hilarious, high-speed pursuit of justice.
Detective Frank Bullit's new assignment seems routine: protecting a star witness for an important trial. But before the night is out, the witness lies dying and the cool, no-nonsense Bullitt (Steve McQueen) won't rest until the shooters - and the kingpin pulling their string - are nailed. From the opening shot to closing shootout, Bullitt crackles with authenticity: on-location San Francisco filming, crisp dialogue and to-the-letter police, hospital and morgue procedures. An Oscar winner for Best Film Editing (1968), this razor-edged thriller features on of cinema history's most memorable car chases.
Full of flash, style and grit, this raw tale of corruption and revenge features one of the most harrowing car chases ever caught on film and a shockingly explosive ending. Federal Agent Richard Chance (William Petersen) has a score to settle, and he's through playing by the rules. Whether that means blackmailing a beautiful parolee, disobeying direct orders or hurtling the wrong way down a crowded freeway, he vows to take down a murderous counterfeiter (Willem Dafoe) by any means necessary. But as the stakes grow higher, will chance's obsession with vengeance ultimately destroy him?
The Cold War may be over but at the forefront of the new world is a group of covert mercenaries whose skills in surveillance, reconnaissance and attack are for sale to the highest bidder. Five of these operatives, known as Ronin, are assembled in Paris by a mysterious client for a dangerous mission: steal a top-secret briefcase. What seems to be a straight-forward assignment soon becomes a deadly pursuit as other underworld organisations vie for the same prize. Betrayer becomes betrayed as the film reaches its shattering climax.
Until last week, Fletch (Chevy Chase) was just another mild mannered reporter fighting for the truth, justice and a window office. But things change when he goes undercover as a minor league junkie to trace some drug traffickers. Whilst on this assignment he meets Stanwyk (Tim Matheson) who says he is dying of bone cancer and asks Fletch to murder him, so that his wife will benefit from the insurance. Stanwyk it seems has arranged the perfect crime - a feigned robbery, a getaway Jaguar and a first class ticket to Rio... But something doesn't seem quite right. And as he dons various guises in an attempt to discover the truth, Fletch finds himself being threatened, shot at, accused and arrested. And that's by the people he's trying to help!
"Drive" is the story of a Hollywood stunt driver by day (Ryan Gosling), a loner by nature, who moonlights as a top-notch getaway driver-for-hire in the criminal underworld. He finds himself a target for some of LA's most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbour, Irene (Carey Mulligan). When the job goes dangerously awry, the only way he can keep Irene and her son alive is to do what he does best - Drive!
A lazy stoner (Seth Rogen) is the sole witness to a murder by an evil drug lord (Gary Cole) and a corrupt cop (Rosie Perez). Marked for death, he runs for his life, dragging his dazed dealer (James Franco) and his supplier (Danny McBride) with him on a hilarious smokin' adventure.
Hoover Nielbold is a car-crazy teenager who, in order to impress the hottest girl in school, takes her for a ride in a souped-up race car owned by local racer Big Bubba Jones. Hoover's father Harry, who's also the local sheriff is furious at the situation and orders his bumbling deputies to go after him. With the Sheriff's office overflowing with concerned parents and citizens and his deputies failing to catch him. He enlists the help of Jones and fellow racers to capture him. It culminates in a thrilling car chase finale through the rural countryside.
Smokey and the Bandit 2
Burt Reynolds, Sally Field and Jackie Gleason team up again with an all-star cast as a raucous political race results in the comeback of the wild ways of the Bandit (Reynolds). Once again, he's pursued by arch-enemy Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Gleason), who is still madly obsessed with apprehending him. But this time the loot is even bigger - a pregnant elephant. And the risks riskier, the action wilder and the stakes for the winner infinitely higher!
Smokey and the Bandit 3
The good ol' boys of high speed high-jinks are back in their third and final Smokey and the Bandit adventure. Starring Jackie Gleason, Paul Williams, Jerry Reed and Pat McCormick reprising their original side-splitting roles. Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Gleason) is ready to retire when the notorious Enises (Williams and McCormick) challenge both him and the Snowman (Reed) to make a special delivery from Miami to Texas in 24 hours.
To nab the $250'000 prize, everyone's out to beat the next guy to the finish line - with no holds barred! It's a wild free-for-all featuring some of the most incredible action driving stunts ever filmed, produced by Mort Engleberg, who brought the first two Smokeys to the screen.
He's smart, nice, liked by all. Why is he targeted for destruction? Daryl (Barret Oliver) is the kind of boy any youngster would love to be like - and any mother would want as her son. He is a whiz at school, brilliant at computer games and sports - and even tidies his room! To his foster - parents, he is the perfect kid - perhaps too perfect...What is Daryl's secret? Why can't he remember anything about his past...yet in the present, he goes beyond even genius levels of intelligence. The shocking truth is revealed the day his real parents turn up to claim him and his perfect, ordinary life is threatened by adults bent on his 'destruction'.
Money. Sex. Power. They're all part of this crisp, stylish suspense thriller. David Caruso plays Corelli, a D.A. up to his neck in a case that may lead where he doesn't want to go. Chazz Palminteri portrays Matt, a prominent attorney, local power broker and Corelli's longtime pal. Linda Fiorentino is Matt's wife Trina: a clinical psychologist who's bold, uninhibited and capable of anything - maybe even murder.
Welcome to the Trans-American Grand Prix where there are no rules, no judges and no loyalties. The name of the game is speed...and avoiding the cops! The only legit thing about this race is the $100,000 prize, and the determined drivers will do anything to get their hands on the cash. Among the drivers is veteran racer "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) who battles it out against the villainous Cade Redman (Bill McKinney), who continually sabotages the race to guarantee things do not run smoothly. From Los Angeles to New York there is hilarious, non-stop action and reckless abandonment. The question is who will be the first across the finish line to be crowned "King of the Road Racers"? Also includes cameo appearances from Sylvester Stallone and Martin Scorsese.
Thirty big-name stars, 300-horsepower horseplay and 3,000 breakneck miles: that's the revved-up sequel Cannonball Run II. A real-life race inspired both The Cannonball Run and this follow-up. Director Hal Needham drove in a good-natured yet admittedly illegal race called The Cannonball Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. To elude the law, Needham and his pals disguised their entry as an ambulance. Burt Reynolds, Jackie Chan, Dom De Luise, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Marilu Henner, Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra and more join this second joyride crammed with goofball disguises and souped-up vehicles. The cars zip along at top speed. The stars quip along in top form. And the only rule is there are no rules.